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Pago The Mint continued at Philadelphia. An act to prolong the continuance of the mint at Phi. ladelphia. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1803.....

242 Pensions. An act to make provision for persons that have been disabled by known wounds

received in the actual service of the United States, during the revolutionary war. March 3, 1803.....

242 Transfer of the Duties of Supervisor. An act authorizing the transfer of the duties of supervisor to any other officer. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1803......

243 Judicial System of the United States. An act in addition to an act entitled “An act to amend the judicial system of the United States.” March 3, 1803...

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Acts of the Eighth Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.—1803, 1804. Authority given to the President to take Possession of the Territory of Louisiana. An act to ena

ble the President of the United States to take possession of the territories ceded by France to the United States, by the treaty concluded at Paris, on the thirtieth of April last, and for the temporary government thereof. Oct. 31, 1803.......

245 Slock to be created to carry into Effect the Treaty with the French Republic. An act authorizing

the creation of a stock, to the amount of eleven millions two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, for the purpose of carrying into effect the convention of the thirtieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, between the United States of America and the French Republic, and making provision for the payment of the same. (Obsolete.) Nov. 10, 1803....

245 Provision for Claims of Citizens of the United States on the Government of France. An act mak

ing provision for the payment of claims of citizens of the United States on the government of France, the payment of which has been assumed by the United States, by virtue of the convention of the thirtieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and

three, between the United States and the French republic. (Obsolete.) Nov. 10, 1803. 247 Appropriation to carry into Effect the Treaty with Grcat Britain. An act making an appropriation

for carrying into effect the 7th article of the treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation,

between the United States and his Britannic majesty. (Obsolete.) Nov. 16, 1803. 248 Drawback of Duties on Goods exported to New Orleans. An act to repeal the act entitled “An

act to allow a drawback of duties on goods exported to New Orleans, and therein to amend the act entitled 'An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and

tonnage.' (Obsolete.) Nov. 25, 1803...... Repeal of the Act to establish a uniform System of Bankruptcy. An act to repeal an act entitled

"An act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States." Dec. 19, 1803...

248 Appropriations for the Navy. An act making appropriations for the support of the navy of

the United States, during the year one thousand eight hundred and four. Jan. 31, 1804......

249 Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the support

of the military establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred and four. Feb. 10, 1804.......

249 Salaries of certain Officers of Government. An act continuing for a limited time the salaries

of the officers of government therein mentioned. (Expired.) Feb. 20, 1804...... 250 Laying and Collecting Duties on Imports and Tonnage within the Territory ceded to the United

States by the Treaty with the French Republic. An act for laying and collecting duties on imports and tonnage within the territories ceded to the United States by the treaty of the thirtieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, between the United States and the French republic, and for other purposes. Feb. 24, 1804......

251 City of Washington. An act supplementary to an act entitled “ An act to incorporate the

inhabitants of the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia.” Feb. 24, 1804. 254 Charter of Alexandria. An act to amend the charter of Alexandria. Feb. 25, 1804........ 255 Registering and Enrolling Ships or Vessels in the District of Orlcans. An act relating to the re.

cording, registering, and enrolling of ships or vessels in the district of Orleans. Feb. 25, 1804..

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Military Pensioners in the State of South Carolina. An act for the relief of certain military

pensioners in the State of South Carolina. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1804........... 260 Drawbacks of Duties on Goods exported by land. An act to allow drawbacks of duties on goods,

wares, and merchandise transported by land, in the cases therein mentioned. March 3, 1804....

261 Collection of Direct Tax. An act further to amend the act entitled “ An act to lay and

collect a direct tax within the United States.” (Obsolete.) March 3, 1804......... 262 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and four. (Obsolete.) March 14, 1804.......

264 Consent of Congress to an Act of Virginia. An act declaring the assent of Congress to an

act of the General Assembly of Virginia, therein mentioned. March 16, 1804..... 269 Refugees from Canada and Nova Scolia. An act to revive and continue in force an act en

titled “ An act for the relief of the refugees from the British Provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia.” March 16, 1804.

270 Appropriation for carrying into Efect the Treaty with Spain. An act making an appropriation

for carrying into effect the convention concluded between the United States and the King of Spain, on the eleventh day of August, one thousand eight hundred and two. (Obsolete.) March 16, 1804.......

270 Light-houses and Buoys. An act to provide for light-houses and buoys in the cases therein mentioned. March 16, 1804..

270 Military Land Warrants. An act granting further time fur locating military land warrants, and for other purposes. March 19, 1804......

.... 271 Provision for the Expenses of the Civil Government of Louisiana. An act providing for the ex

penses of the civil government of Louisiana. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1804........ 272 Relief of the Sufferers by Fire in the Town of Norfolk. An act for the relief of the sufferers by fire in the town of Norfolk. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1804......

272 Expenses of inquiring into the offcial Conduct of Samuel Chase and Richard Peters. An act

making an appropriation for defraying the expenses incurred in inquiring into the official conduct of Samuel Chase and Richard Peters, and in conducting the impeachment against John Pickering. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1804...

273 District Courts in Virginia, Rhode Island, and West Tennessee. An act altering the sessions of

the District Courts of the United States for the districts of Virginia, Rhode Island, and for the district of West Tennessee. March 23, 1804......

273 Bank of the United States. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act to incorporate

the subscribers to the Bank of the United States.” (Obsolete.) March 23, 1801... 274 Boundary of Land in the Northwestern Territory reserved for the Officers and Soldiers of Virginia,

&c. An act to ascertain the boundary of the lands reserved by the State of Virginia, northwest of the river Ohio, for the satisfaction of her officers and soldiers on continental establishment, and to limit the period for locating the said lands. March 23, 1804....

274 Post-roads. An act further to alter and establish certain post-roads, and for other parposes. March 26, 1804.......

275 Sak of Public Lands in the Indiana Territory. An act making provision for the disposal of

the public lands in the Indiana territory, and for other purposes. March 26, 1804.. 277 Meeting of Congress. Ad act altering the time for the next meeting of Congress. March 26, 1804....

283 Louisiana erected into two Territories and Temporary Government established. An act erecting

Louisiana into two territories, and providing for the temporary government thereof. (Obsolete.) March 26, 1804....

283 Military Peace Establishment. An act in addition to “ An act for fixing the military peace establishment of the United States.” March 26, 1804....

290 Crimes. An act in addition to the act entitled “An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States." March 26, 1804...

290 Indian Claims. An act to make further appropriations for the purpose of extinguishing the Indian claims. (Obsolete.) March 26, 1804 ......

291 Adjournment of District Courts of the United States. An act to authorize the adjournment of District Courts by marshals, in certain cases. arch 26, 1804......

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Duties on Goods, Wares and Merchandise. An act further to protect the commerce and

seamen of the United States against the Barbary powers. March 26, 1804....... 291 Naturalization. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An act to establish a uniform rule

of naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject.” March
26, 1804........

292 Navy Pension Fund. An act relation to the navy Pension Fund. March 26, 1804...... 293 Light-houses and Beacons. An act to erecta light-house at the mouth of the Mississippi river,

and also a light-house at or near the pitch of Cape Lookout, in the State of North

Carolina, and a beacon at the north point of Sandy Hook. March 26, 1804........ 294
Election of the President and Vice-President of the United States. An act supplementary to the

act entitled “ An act relative to the election of a president and vice-president of the
United States, and declaring the officer who shall act as president in case of va-

cancies in the offices both of president and vice-president.” March 26, 1804........ 295 Consuls and Vice-consuls. An act to repeal a part of the act entitled “ An act supplementary

to the act concerning consuls and vice-consuls, and for the further protection of
American seamen.” March 27, 1804...

296 Registering and Recording of Ships and Vessels. An act to amend the act entitled “An act

concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels." March 27, 1804.. 296 Naval Peace Establishment. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act providing for a naval peace establishment, and for other purposes.” March 27, 1804..

297 City of Washington. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act concerning the city of Washington.” March 27, 1804.....

297 Public Buildings in the City of Washington.-An act concerning the public buildings at the city of Washington. March 27, 1804......

298 Authentication of Public Acts, Records, and Judicial Proceedings. An act supplementary to the

act entitled “ An act to prescribe the mode in which the public acts, records, and
judicial proceedings in each state shall be authenticated so as to take effect in
every other state.” March 27, 1804...

298 Duties on certain Articles imported, and Light Money. An act for imposing more specific duties

on the importation of certain articles; and also, for levying and collecting light mo

ney on foreign ships or vessels, and for other purposes. March 27, 1804...... 299 Salaries of Officers and Appointment of a Surveyor of Marblehead. An act relative to the com

pensations of certain officers of the customs, and to provide for appointing a sur-
veyor in the district therein mentioned. March 27, 1804....

300 Additional Judge for the Mississippi Territory. An act for the appointment of an additional

judge for the Mississippi territory, and for other purposes. March 27, 1804 ....... 301 Distribution of the Laws of the United States. An act to provide for a more extensive distribution of the Laws of the United States. March 27, 1804 ..

302 Public Lands south of the State of Tennessee. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An

act regulating the grants of land, and providing for the disposal of the lands of the
United States south of the State of Tennessee." March 27, 1804.....

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RESOLUTION.
To instruct the joint committee of inrolled bills to wait on the president of the United

States, respecting a variance between an engrossed and inrolled bill. March 27,
1804...

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STATUTE II.-1804, 1805.

Appropriation to carry into Effect the Treaty with Great Britain. An act making a further ap.

propriation for carrying into effect the treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation,
between his Britannic majesty and the United States of America. (Obsolete.)
Nov. 24, 1804 ....

307 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making an appropriation to supply a

deficiency in an appropriation for the support of government during the present
year, and making a partial appropriation for the same object during the year one
thousand eight hundred and five. (Obsolete.) Dec. 6, 1804...

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Disposal of certain Copies of the Laws of the United States. An act for the disposal of certain copies of the laws of the United States. (Obsolete.) Jan. 2, 1805.....

308 Drawbacks. An act concerning drawbacks on goods, wares, and merchandise. Jan. 5, 1805. 308 Indiana Territory divided into two Governments. An act to divide the Indiana territory into two separate governments. (Obsolete.) Jan. 11, 1805....

309 Cambridge a Port of Delivery. An act declaring Cambridge, in the State of Massachusetts, to be a port of delivery. Jan. 11, 1805........

310 Corporation of Georgetown authorized to make a Causeway. An act authorizing the Corporation

of Georgetown to make a dam or causeway from Mason's island to the western shore of the river Potomac. Jan. 19, 1805..

310 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy. An act making appropriations for the support

of the navy of the United States, during the year one thousand eight hundred and five. (Obsolete.) Jan. 25, 1805...

310 Appropriation for Completing the South Wing of the Capitol, &c. An act making an appropria

tion for completing the south wing of the capitol, at the city of Washington, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) Jan. 25, 1805..

311 Faluation of Lands, &c. in South Carolina for the Direct Tax. An act to provide for the com

pleting the valuation of lands and dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of slaves

in South Carolina, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) Jan. 30, 1805............ 311 Surveying the Public Lands. An act concerning the mode of surveying the public lands of

the United States. Feb. 11, 1805...... Treaty with Spain. An act for carrying into more complete effect the tenth article of the

treaty of friendship, limits, and navigation with Spain. (Obsolete.) Feb. 14, 1805. 314 Postmaster-General to make a certain Contract. An act authorizing the Postmaster.general to

make a new contract for carrying the mail from Fayetteville, in North Carolina, to Charleston, in South Carolina. (Obsolete.) Feb. 14, 1805..

315 Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the sup

port of the military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and five. (Obsolete.) Feb. 14, 1805....

315 Collection of Duties. An act supplementary to the act entitled "An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage.” Feb. 22, 1805......

315 Consent of Congress to un Act of Maryland. An act to continue in force “An act declaring

the consent of Congress to an act of the State of Maryland, passed the twentyeighth day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, for the appointment of a health officer.” March 1, 1805.....

....... 316 Direct Taxes. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act further to amend the act entitled

"An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.'” March 1, 1805.....

316 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and five. (Obsolete.) March 1, 1805......

316 Gaernment of the Territory of Orleans. An act further providing for the government of the territory of Orleans. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1805....

322 Lands South of the State of Tennessee. An act further to amend an act entitled “An act re

gulating the grants of land; and providing for the disposal of the lands of the United States, south of the State of Tennessee.” March 2, 1805....

323 Adjusting Land Titles in the Territory of Orleans and District of Louisiana. An act for as

certaining and adjusting the titles and claims to land, within the territory of Orleans, and the district of Louisiana. March 2, 1805..

324 Military Land Warrants. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to issue military land

warrants, and for other purposes. March 2, 1805.. Government and Regulation of Seamen in the Merchants' Service. An act to amend the act en

titled “ An act for the government and regulation of seamen in the merchants' service.” March 2, 1805............

330 Appropriation for building Gun bouts. An act to appropriate a sum of money for the purpose of building gun boats. March 2, 1805.....

330 Bridge at Brooklyn, New York. An act to authorize the erection of a bridge across a mill

pond and marsh in the navy yard, belonging to the United States, in the town of Brooklyn, in the State of New York. March 2, 1805...

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Government of the District of Louisiana. An act further providing for the government of the district of Louisiana. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1805.....

331 Charter of Georgetown. An act to amend the charter of Georgetown. March 3, 1805...... 332 Appropriation for carrying into Effect the Treaty with Great Britain. An act supplementary to

the act entitled “An act making an appropriation for carrying into effect the convention between the United States of America and his Britannic majesty. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1805.....

336 Districts of Gennessee, Buffaloe Creek, Miami and Erie. An act to establish the districts of

Gennessee, of Buffaloe Creek, and of Miami; and to alter the port of entry of the district of Erie. March 3, 1805. ...

336 Post-roads. An act further to alter and establish certain post-roads, and for other purposes. March 3, 1805......

337 Appropriations for carrying into Effect certain Indian Treaties, and for Trade and Intercourse with

the Indians. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian

treaties, and for other purposes of Indian trade and intercourse. March 3, 1805... 338 Jurisdiction given to Territorial Courts similar to that of the District Court of Kentucky. An act

to extend jurisdiction in certain cases to the territorial courts. March 3, 1805... 338 Duties on Merchandise, and Light Money on Foreign Vessels, &c. An act to amend an act en

titled “An act for imposing more specific duties on the importation of certain articles, and also for levying and collecting light money on foreign ships or vessels, and for other purposes." (Obsolete.) March 3, 1805....

339 Preservation of Peace in the Ports and Harbours of the United States. An act for the more

effectual preservation of peace in the ports and harbours of the United States, and in the waters under their jurisdiction. March 3, 1805........

339 Regulation of the Clearance of armed Merchant Vessels. An act to regulate the clearance of armed merchant vessels. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1805...

342 Sale of Lands in the Indiana Territory. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act

making provision for the disposal of the public lands in the Indiana territory, and for other purposes.” March 3, 1805....

343 Pensions. An act in addition to “ An act to make provision for persons that have been

disabled by known wounds received in the actual service of the United States during the revolutionary war.” March 3, 1805.....

345 Accommodation of the President of the United States. An act to provide for the accommoda

tion of the President of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1805........... 346

RESOLUTIONS. 1. Espressive of the sense of Congress of the gallant conduct of Captain Stephen Deca

tur, the officers and crew of the United States ketch Intrepid, in attacking, in the har.

bour of Tripoli, and destroying a Tripolitan frigate of forty-four guns. Nov. 27, 1804. 346 %. Expressive of the sense of Congress of the gallant conduct of Commodore Edward Preble, the officers, seamen, and marines of his squadron. March 3, 1805...

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Acts of the Ninth Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.-1805, 1806.

Appropriation for the Naval Service. An act making an additional appropriation for the naval

service during the year one thousand eight hundred and five. (Obsolete.) Dec. 11, 1805....

348 Payment of Claims of Citizens of the United States under the Treaty with the French Republic. An

act supplementary to the" act making provision for the payment of claims of citizens of the United States on the government of France, the payment of which has been assumed by the United States, by virtue of the convention of the thirtieth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, between the United States and the French republic." (Obsolete.) Dec. 31, 1805.

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