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Alien Duties to be repaid on certain British Vessels. An act to authorize the Secretary of the

Treasury to cause repayments to be made of certain alien duties. (Obsolete.)
March 3, 1817...

377 Repeal of Act relating to the Issuing of Treasury Notes. An act to repeal so much of any acts

now in force as authorizes a sum of money, or an issue of treasury notes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.......

377 Appropriations for the Expenses of the Army and Militia during the Late War. An act making

additional appropriations to defray the expenses of the army and militia during the late war with Great Britain. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817..........

378 Redemption of the Public Debt. An act to provide for the redemption of the public debt. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817...

379 Public Lands. An act making provisions for the location of the lands reserved by the first

article of the treaty of the ninth of August, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, between the United States and the Creek Nation, to certain chiefs and warriors of that nation, and for other purposes, March 3, 1817......

380 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy in 1817. An act making appropriations for the

support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.........

382 Indians or others committing Crimes in Indian Territories, &c. An act to provide for the punish

ment of crimes and offences committed within the Indian boundaries. March 3, 1817......

383 Incorporation of certain Banks in the District of Columbia. An act to incorporate the sub

scribers to certain banks in the District of Columbia, and to prevent the circulation of the notes of unincorporated associations within the said district. March 3, 1817......

383 Repairs of public Buildings. An act making further provision for repairing the public

buildings and improving the public square. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.......... 389 The President restrained from making Transfers of Appropriations. An act supplementary to

an act entitled " An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and

regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments.” March 3, 1817....... 390 Further Time allowed for Entries of Donation Right in the District of Detroit. An act allowing

further time for entering donation rights to lands in the district of Detroit. March 3, 1817......

390 Laws of the United States in Force in Indiana. An act to provide for the due execution of

the laws of the United States within the State of Indiana. March 3, 1817......... 390 Columbia Turnpike Company. An act to authorize the extension of the Columbia turnpike road within the District of Columbia. March 3, 1817......

..... 391 Courts of the United States in New York. An act respecting the District Court of the United

States in the northern district of New York. (Expired.) March 3, 1817.......... 392 Direct Taxes. An act respecting the assessment and collection of the direct tax. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.....

392 Appropriations for Indian Treaties. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties, and for other purposes. March 3, 1817......

393 Public Lands. An act to continue in force an act entitled “ An act relating to settlers on lands of the United States.” (Expired.) March 3, 1817......

... 393 Canadian Volunteers. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act granting bounties in land

and extra pay to certain Canadian volunteers,” passed the fifth of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. (Expired.) March 3, 1817......

393 Pensions. An act to amend an act entitled " An act making further provision for military

services during the late war, and for other purposes.” (Obsolete.) March 3, 1817.......

394 Money paid into the Courts of the United States. The branch banks of the United States. An act

supplementary to the act entitled “ An act directing the disposition of money paid into the courts of the United States.” March 3, 1817......

395 Suits in State Courts against Collectors to be removed to Circuit Courts of the United States. Regu

lations as to Steamboats, Deputies of .Collectors. An act to continue in force an act entitled "An act further to provide for the collection of duties on imports and ton. nage," passed the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, and for other purposes. March 3, 1817.....

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Payment of Property lost during the War with Great Britain. An act to amend the act “Au.

thorizing the payment for property lost, captured, or destroyed by the enemy, while in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes," passed the

ninth of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. March 3, 1817.......... 397 Publication of the Public Documents. An act authorizing a subscription for the printing of the tenth volume of the public documents. March 3, 1817....

398 General Staff of the Governor of the Nlinois Territory to be paid. An act for the relief of certain officers. March 3, 1817......

... 399 Relief of Persons imprisoned for Debt. An act supplementary to “ An act for the relief of

persons imprisoned for debts due the United States.” March 3, 1817........ 399

RESOLUTIONS.

1. For admitting the State of Indiana into the Union. Dec. 11, 1816........ .... 399 2. To employ John Trumbull to compose and execute certain paintings. Feb. 6, 1817... 400 3. Respecting contracts for the printing of Congress. March 3, 1817...

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Acts of the Fifteenth Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.-1817, 1818.

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Internal Duties abolished. An act to abolish internal duties. Dec. 23, 1817........ 401 The Mint to be continued in Philadelphia. An act further to prolong the continuance of the mint at Philadelphia. Jan. 14, 1818.......

403 Compensation of Members of Congress. An act allowing compensation to the members of

the Senate, members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and the delegates of the territories, and repealing all other laws on that subject. Jan. 22,

... 404 Repairs of public Buildings. An act making further provision for repairing the public buildings. (Obsolete.) Jan. 27, 1818.....

405 Drawbacks on Goods from Bristol to Boston and from Boston to Bristol. An act to allow the

benefit of drawback on merchandise transported by land conveyance from Bristol to Boston, and from Boston to Bristol, in like manner as if the same were transported coastwise. Feb. 6, 1818......

405 Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the pay

ment of the arrearages which have been incurred for the support of the military establishment previous to the first of January, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Obsolete.) Feb. 16, 1818...

405 Additional Land-offices in Missouri. An act making provision for the establishment of additional land-offices in the territory of Missouri. Feb. 17, 1818.......

406 Appropriations for the Military Service for the year 1818. An act making appropriations for

the military service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. (Obsolete.) Feb. 19, 1818........

407 District of Brunswick in Georgia. An act concerning the district of Brunswick, in the State of Georgia. March 9, 1818.....

408 Exlension of the Time for issuing and locating Military Land Warrants. An act supplementary

to the act entitled “ An act further extending the time for issuing and locating mili

tary land warrants, and for other purposes.” (Expired.) March 9, 1818......... 408 Sale of Lands in the Districts of Marietta and Vincennes. An act providing for the sale of

certain lands in the district of Marietta, and for the location of claims and sales of

certain lands in the district of Vincennes. (Obsolete.) March 18, 1818.......... 409 Pensions. An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the revolutionary war. March 18, 1818.....

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Appropriations for the Support of the Navy in 1818. An act making appropriations for the

support of the pavy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. (Obsolete.) March 18, 1818.

41 District Court in Virginia. An act for altering the time for holding the District Court for the district of Virginia. March 19, 1818....

411 Military Land Warrants. An act extending the time for obtaining military land warrants in certain cases. (Obsolete.) March 27, 1818....

411 Appropriations for Roads in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. An act in addition to “An act

making appropriations for repairing certain roads therein described.” (Obsolete.) March 27, 1818...

412 Addition to the Salary of Clerks in Illinois und Missouri. An act allowing additional salary and

clerk hire to the surveyor for the Illinois and Missouri territories, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) April 3, 1818......

412 Execution of the Laws in the State of Mississippi. An act to provide for the due execution of

the laws of the United States within the State of Mississippi. April 3, 1818....... 413 District Court in the District of Maine. An act altering the time for holding a session of the District Court in the district of Maine. April 3, 1818........

413 Courts in the State of New York. An act respecting the courts of the United States within the State of New York. April 3, 1818...

413 Erection of Public Buildings in the District of Columbia. An act to provide for the erection

of a Court House, Jail, and public Offices within the county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia. April 3, 1818.....

415 Flag of the United States. An act to establish the Hag of the United States. April 4, 1818. 415 Lands in Tennessee. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act to authorize the

State of Tennessee to issue grants and perfect titles to certain lands therein described, and to settle the claims to the vacant and unappropriated land within the same,'

passed the eighteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and six. April 4, 1818. 416 Assent to an Act of North Carolina. An act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the

State of N. Carolina, for the relief of sick and disabled American seamen. April 4, 1818. 417 Bounty and Allowance to fishing Vessels. An act concerning the bounty or allowance to fishing vessels in certain cases. April 4, 1818......

417 Fees to Notaries in the District of Columbia. An act to regulate the fees of public notaries

in the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia. April 4, 1818.......... 417 Limitation of Claims to Lands in New Madrid, Missouri Territory. An act limiting the tịme for

claims being produced for lands authorized to be granted to the inhabitants of New Madrid. (Obsolete.) April 9, 1818......

417 Purchases of Lands in the Territory of Alabama. An act concerning the territory of Alabama. (Obsolete.) April 9, 1818...

417 Appropriations for the Support of Government in 1818. An act making appropriation for the

support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. (Obsolete.) April 9, 1818.......

418 Virginia Military Land Warrants. An act to extend the time for locating Virginia military

land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the general land-office, and for designaling the western boundary line of the Virginia military tract. (Expired.) April 11, 1818...

423 Three per Cent. of the Public Lands in Indiana to be paid to the State. An act to provide for

paying to the State of Indiana three per cent. of the net proceeds arising from the sales of the United States lands within the same. April 11, 1818.....

424 The District of Erie to be called the District of Cuyahoga. An act to change the name of the district of Erie, in the State of Ohio. April 11, 1818......

425 Payment of Interest on certain Certificates to be paid. An act to authorize the payment of certain certificates. April 13, 1818.......

425 Survey of the Coast of the United Slates. An act to repeal part of the act entitled “An act to

provide for surveying the coast of the United States.” April 14, 1818....... 425 Cumberland Road. An act making further appropriations for the construction of the Cumberland road. (Obsolete.) April 14, 1818.....

426 Officers of the General Staff of the Army of the United States. An act regulating the staff of April 14, 1818...,

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Brevet OfficersTheir Pay and Emoluments. An act regulating the pay and emoluments of brevet officers. April 16, 1818......

427 Pensions. An act in addition to “ An act giving pensions to the orphans and widows of

persons slain in the public or private armed vessels of the United States.” April 16, 1818........

427 Indian Agents, &c. An act directing the manner of appointing Indian agents, and continu

ing the “Act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.” April 16, 1818...

428 Providing for the Constitution and Government of the State of Illinois. An act to enable the

people of Illinois territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States. April 18, 1818...

428 A Port of Delivery at the Mouth of Slade's Creek, North Carolina, established. An act to abolish

the port of delivery established at the mouth of Slade's creek, in the State of North Carolina. April 18, 1818....

431 Compensations of the Officers of Congress. An act fixing the compensations of the secretary

of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, of the clerks employed in their offices, and of the librarian. April 18, 1818.....

431 Regulation of Commerce with British Ports. An act concerning navigation. April 18, 1818., 432 Meeting of Congress. An act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. April 18, 1818...

433 Suspending the Forfeitures of Public Lands for Non-Payment of the Purchase Money. An act to

suspend, for a limited time, the sale or forfeiture of lands for failure in completing the payment thereon. (Obsolete.) April 18, 1818....

433 Ports of Delivery on Lake Ontario and at the Head of the River St. Lawrence. An act to esta

blish a port of entry and delivery at Cape Vincent, at the fork of Lake Ontario, and the head of the river St. Lawrence. April 18, 1818..

433 Regulating the Duties on imported Goods, &c. An act supplementary to an act entitled “An

act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage," passed the second

day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine. April 20, 1818....... 433 Publication of the Laws of the United States, &c. An act to provide for the publication of the laws of the United States, and for other purposes. April 20, 1818......

439 Additional Buildings to be erected for the Accommodation of the several Executive Departments. An

act to provide for erecting additional buildings for the accommodation of the several Executive Deparıments. April 20, 1818..

441 Direct Taxes and Internal Duties. An act supplementary to the several acts relative to direct taxes and internal duties. April 20, 1818.....

441 Militia, their Expenses to be paid, &c. An act to defray the expenses of the militia when marching to places of rendezvous. April 20, 1818....

444 Relief of Volunteer mounted Cavalry. An act for the relief of volunteer mounted cavalry. April 20, 1818.......

444 Compensation of Clerks in the Departments of the Government. An act to regulate and fix the compensation of the clerks in the different offices. April 20, 1818......

445 Breaches of the Neutrality of the United States punished. An act in addition to the “ Act for the

punishment of certain crimes against the United States,” and to repeal the acts therein mentioned. April 20, 1818.......

447 Seltlers on Lands of the United States. An act to continue in force an act entitled “ An act relating to settlers on lands of the United States.” April 20, 1818.....

450 Slave Trade. An act in addition to “An act to prohibit the introduction (importation) of

slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States, from and after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight,” and to repeal certain parts of the same. April 20, 1818...

450 Post-roads. An act to establish and alter certain post-roads. April 20, 1818........ 453 Salaries of the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia. An act to increase the

salaries of the judges of the Circuit Court for the District of Colunbia. April 20, 1818......

457 Appropriation for the Public Buildings. An act making appropriation for the public buildings,

and for furnishing the capitol and President's house. (Obsolete.) *April 20, 1818.. 458

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Pago Duties on certain manufactured Articles increased. An act to increase the duties on certain

manufactured articles imported into the United States. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818. 458 Pay of the Militia in the Service of the United States. An act to increase the pay of the militia while in actual service, and for other purposes. April 20, 1818........

459 Army of the United States. An act respecting the organization of the army, and for other purposes. April 20, 1818....

460 Duties on Iron Bars, &c. An act to increase the duties on iron bars and bolts, iron in pigs, castings, nails, and alum. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818.......

460 Indian Agents. An act fixing the compensation of Indian agents and factors. April 20, 1818. 461 Duties on Imports and Tonnage. An act to continue in force, from and after the thirtieth of

June, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, until the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, the fourth paragraph of the first section of the act entitled “An act to regulate the duties on imports and tonnage. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818......

461 The State of Pennsylvania divided into two judicial Districts. An act to divide the State of Pennsylvania into two judicial districts. April 20, 1818......

462 Appropriation for the Year 1818. An act supplementary to the several acts making appro

priations for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818.....

463 Discriminating Duties. An act concerning tonnage and discriminating duties in certain cases. April 20, 1818.......

464 Statistical Annals of Seybert and Commercial Statistics of Pitkin. An act authorizing a sub

scription for the Statistical Annals of Adam Seybert, and the purchase of Pitkin's Commercial Statistics. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818....

464 Bath and Belfast Ports of Entry. An act making the port of Bath, in Massachusetts, a port

of entry for ships or vessels arriving from the Cape of Good Hope, and from places beyond the same; and for establishing a collection district, whereof Belfast shall be the port of entry. April 20, 1818..

464 Remission or Repayment of Duties on certain British Vessels. An act to authorize the Secretary

of the Treasury to repay or remit certain alien duties therein described. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818....

465 Sale of Lots of Ground in Mobile. An act authorizing the disposal of certain lots of ground

in the city of New Orleans, and town of Mobile. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818.. ... 465 Compensation of Receivers and Registers of the Land-office. An act for changing the compensation of receivers and registers of the land-office. April 20, 1818.

466 Claims for Property lost, captured, or destroyed by the Enemy, transferred to the Third Auditor. An

act for transferring the claims in the office of the commissioner to the third auditor of the Treasury Department. April 20, 1818....

... 466 Sale of Public Lands in the Alabama Territory. An act respecting the surveying and sale of the public lands in the Alabama territory. April 20, 1818......

466 Alabama Territory. An act to alter and amend an act, approved the third day of March,

one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, entitled " An act to establish a separate territorial government for the eastern part of the Mississippi territory.” (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818......

468 Sale of Lots in Vincennes, &c. An act to adjust the claims to lots in the town of Vincennes,

and for the sale of the land appropriated as a common for the use of the inhabitants of the said town. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818.....

468 Wines and distilled Spirits may be deposited in public Warehouses. An act providing for the

deposit of wine and distilled spirits in public warehouses, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) April 20, 1818......

469 Occupation of Florida. Resolution relative to the occupation of Florida by the United States. (Obsolete.) Jan. 15, 1811...........

471 The President authorized to take Possession of a part of Florida. An act to enable the Presi

dent of the United States, under certain contingencies, to take possession of the country lying east of the river Perdido, and south of the State of Georgia and the

Mississippi territory, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) Jan. 15, 1811.......... 471 Occupation of Florida. An act concerning an act to enable the President of the United

States, under certain contingencies, to take possession of the country lying east of the river Perdido, and south of the State of Georgia and the Mississippi territory, and for other purposes, and the declaration accompanying the same. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1811.....

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