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Transportation of Goods to and from Philadelphia and Baltimore. An act to allow the transportation of goods, wares, and merchandise to and from Philadelphia and Balti

103 more by the way of Appoquinimink and Sassafras. Feb. 27, 1801..... The District of Columbia. An act concerning the District of Columbia. Feb. 27, 1801.... 103 Dreision of the Territory northwest of the Ohio. An act supplementary to an act entitled “An

act to divide the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio, into two separate governments.” (Obsolete.) March 2, 1801.......

108 Districts of Massac and Palmyra, fc. An act to add to the district of Massac, on the Ohio,

and to discontinue the district of Palmyra, in the State of Tennessee, and therein to amend the act entitled “An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage.” (Repealed.) March 2, 1801..

108 Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the military

establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and one. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1801......

108 Stamp-office. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act to establish a general stamp-office.” (Repealed.) March 3, 1801.......

109 Naval Peace Establishment. An act providing for a naval peace establishment and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801. .....

110 The Mint. An act concerning the mint. March 3, 1801....

111 Clerks for completing the Abstracts of Valuation of Lands, sc. An act authorizing the secretary

of the treasury to employ clerks for completing the abstracts of the valuation of

lands and dwelling houses, and the enumeration of slaves. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801. 111 Right of Pre-emption to Persons who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes for Lands. An act

giving a right of pre-emption to certain persons who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes, or his associates, for lands lying between the Miami rivers, in the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio. March 3, 1801....

112 District of Columbia. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act concerning the District of Columbia.” March 3, 1801....

115 District of Bermuda Hundred and City Point. An act to amend the act altering the district of Bermuda Hundred and City Point. March 3, 1801..........

116 Remission of Duties on Teas. An act authorizing the remission of duties on certain teas

destroyed by fire, while under the care of the officers of the customs, in Providence, Rhode Island. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801.........

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

of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and one. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801......

117 Foreign Coins, and making out Invoices in certain Cases. An act directing the mode of estimat

ing certain foreign coins and currencies, and of making out invoices in certain cases. March 3, 1801.....

121 Salaries of District Judges. An act to augment the salaries of the district judges in the

districts of Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland respectively. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801...

121 Accommodation of the President of the United Statcs. An act in addition to an act entitled “An

act making provision for the further accommodation of the household of the President of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801.....

121 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy. An act making appropriations for the navy of

the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and one. March 3, 1801. 122 Times and Places of kolding certain Courts, &c. An act for altering the times and places of

holding certain courts therein mentioned, and for other purposes. (Repealed.) March 3, 1801.....

123 Valuation of Lands, f-c. and enumeration of Slaves. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act

to provide for the valuation of lands and dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of slaves, within the United States," and to repeal the act entitled “An act to enlarge the powers of the surveyors of the revenue.” February 27, 1801......

124 Light-houses. An act for erecting light-houses on New Point Comfort and on Smith's

Point, in the State of Virginia, and on Faulkner's Island in Long Island Sound, in

the State of Connecticut, and for placing buoys in Naraganset Bay. March 3, 1801. 125 Post-roads. An act further to alter and to establish certain post-roads. (Repealed.) March 3, 1801......

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RESOLUTION. Respecting certain property of the United States in the possession of Thomas Claxton, James Mathers, and Thomas Dunn. March 2, 1801..

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Acts of the Seventh Congress of the United States.

STATUTE I.-1802. Apportionment of Representatives of Congress according to the Second Census. An act for the

apportionment of representatives among the several states, according to the second enumeration. (Obsolete.) Jan. 14, 1802....

128 Library of Congress. An act concerning the library for the use of both houses of Congress. Jan. 26, 1802...

128 Protection of the Commerce of the United States against the Tripolitan Cruisers. An act for the

protection of the commerce and seamen of the United States against the Tripolitan cruisers. (Obsolete.) Feb. 6, 1802.....

120 Franking Privilege extended to Delegates, and Compensation to Delegates. An act extending the

privilege of franking and receiving letters free of postage to any person admitted, or to be admitted, to take a seat in Congress as a delegate, and providing compensation for such delegate. Feb. 18, 1802...

130 Partial Appropriations for 1802. An act making certain partial appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and two. (Obsolete.) Feb. 23, 1802.....

131 Organization of the Courts of the United States. An act to repeal certain acts respecting the

organization of the courts of the United States, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 8, 1802....

132 Military Peace Establishment. An act fixing the military peace establishment of the United States. March 16, 1802...

132 Accommodation of Persons concerned in certain Fisheries. An act for the accommodation of

persons concerned in certain fisheries therein mentioned. March 16, 1802. ....... 137 Direct Taxes. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.” (Obsolete.) March 16, 1802.....

... 138 Regulation of Trade and Intercourse with the Indians. An act to regulate trade and intercourse

with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers. March 30, 1802... 139 Partial Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making a partial appropria

tion for the support of government during the year one thousand eight hundred and two. (Obsolete.) April 2, 1802.....

147 Appropriation for the Erpense of a Negotiation to ascertain the Boundary Line belvcen the United

States and Upper Canada. An act making appropriation for defraying the expense of a negotiation with the British government, to ascertain the boundary line be

tween the United States and Upper Canada. (Obsolete.) April 3, 1802........... 148 Appropriation for the Expense of Carrying into Effect the Convention with France. An act

making an appropriation for defraying the expenses which may arise from carrying into effect the convention made between the United States and the French Republic. (Obsolete.) April 3, 1802.......

148 Repeal of the Internal Taxes. An act to repeal the internal taxes. (Obsolete.) April 6, 1802....

148 Light-houses, &c. An act authorizing the erection of certain light-houses, and for other purposes. April 6, 1802....

150 Relief of Marshals in certain Districts. An act for the relief of the marshals of certain districts therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) April 6, 1802 ....

... 152 Advance of Money to Samuel Dexter, Secretary at War. An act to authorize an advance of money to Samuel Dexter. (Obsolete.) April 14, 1802......

152 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. April 14, 1802..... 162

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Salaries of certain Officers. An act to revive and continue in force an act entitled An act

to augment the salaries of the officers therein mentioned,” passed the second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine. (Obsolete.) April 14, 1802.....

152 Sums retained from Drawbacks and in lieu of Stamps on Debentures. An act to amend an act

entitled “ An act to retain a further sum on drawbacks, for the expenses incident to the allowance and payment thereof, and in lieu of stamp duties on debentures.” April 14, 1802......

153 Naturalization. An act to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject. April 14, 1802.......

153 Lands granted to the United Brethren. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An act in addi

tion to an act regulating the grants of land appropriated for military services, and for the Society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the heathen.” April 26, 1802.....

155 Judicial System of the United States. An act to amend the judicial system of the United States. April 29, 1802.....

156 Redemplion of the Public Debt. An act making provision for the redemption of the whole of the public debt of the United States. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1802........

167 Pensions. An act for the relief of the widows and orphans of certain persons who have

died in the naval service of the United States. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1802. ...... 170 Compensation to the Officers of the Senate and House of Representatives. An act to regulate and

fix the compensation of the officers of the Senate and House of Representatives. (Obsolete.) April 29, 1802....

170 Copyright. Protection exlended to the Arts of Designing historical and other Prints. An act

supplementary to an act entitled "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned;” and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints. (Repealed.) April 29, 1802...

171 Compensation of Officers employed in the Collection of Duties. An act to amend “An act to

establish the compensations of the officers employed in the collection of the duties on imports and tonnage, and for other purposes.” (Obsolete.) April 30, 1802.......

172 Regulation of Foreign Coins. An act to suspend in part the act entitled “ An act regulating foreign coins, and for other purposes." (Obsolete.) April 30, 1802......

173 Trading Houses with the Indians. An act to revive and continue in force an act entitled “ An

act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.” (Expired.) April 30, 1802......

173 The Inhabitants of Ohio authorized to form a Constitution and State Government, and Admission of

Ohio into the Union. An act to enable the people of the eastern division of the territory northwest of the river Ohio, 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, and for other purposes. April 30, 1802....

173 Board of Commissioners in the City of Washington abolished. An act to abolish the board of

commissioners in the city of Washington, and for other purposes. May 1, 1802... 175 Appropriation for the Support of the Navy. An act making an appropriation for the support

of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and two. (Obsolete.) May 1, 1802...

178 Right of Pre-emption to Purchasers of Land from Jolin Cleves Symmes. An act to extend and

continue in force the provisions of an act entitled “ An act giving a right of preemption to certain persons who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes, or his associates, for lands lying between the Miami rivers, in the territory north west of the Ohio, and for other purposes.” May 1, 1802....

... 179 Districts established. Collection of Duties, &c. An act to provide for the establishment of

certain districts, and therein to amend an act entitled “An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage;" and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) May 1, 1802....

181 Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the military

establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred and two. (Obsolete.) May 1, 1802....

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

of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and two. (Obsolete.) May 1, 1802....

184 Post-roads. An act further to alter and establish certain post-roads, and for the more secure carriage of the mail of the United States. (Obsolete.) May 3, 1802...

189 Appropriation for carrying into Effect the Treaty with Great Britain. An act making an appro

priation for carrying into effect the convention between the United States of America and his Britannic majesty. May 3, 1802....

192 Relief of sick and disabled Seamen. An act to amend an act entitled “An act for the relief of

sick and disabled seamen," and for other purposes. May 3, 1802....... District of Columbia. An act additional to, and amendatory of, an act entitled "An act concerning the District of Columbia.” May 3, 1802....

193 Incorporation of the Inhabitants of the City of Washington. An act to incorporate the inbabi.

tants of the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia. May 3, 1802....... 195

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RESOLUTIONS. 1. Authorizing the secretary of state to furnish the members of both houses with the laws of the sixth Congress. Jan. 21, 1802...

.... 198 2. Expressing the sense of Congress on the gallant conduct of Lieutenant Sterret, the officers and crew of the United States schooner Enterprize. Feb. 3, 1802...

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STATUTE II.-1803.

Appropriation for the Naval Service. An act making a partial appropriation for the naval

service during the year one thousand eight hundred and three. Jan. 14, 1803..... 199 Sale of Land in Charlestown, Massachusetts. An act authorizing the sale of a piece of land,

parcel of the navy yard belonging to the United States, in Charlestown, in the State of Massachusetts, to the proprietors of the Salem 'Turnpike Road and Chelsea Bridge Corporation. Feb. 10, 1803.....

199 Clearances to certain Vessels in the Mississippi. Collection of Duties, &c. An act to provide for

the granting of clearances to ships or vessels owned by the citizens of the United States, lying in the river Mississippi, south of the southern boundary of the United States, and therein to amend an act entitled “ An act to regulate the collection of

duties on imports and tonnage,” and for other purposes. Feb. 19, 1803...... .... 200 Relief of Sufferers by Fire in the Town of Portsmouth. An act for the relief of the sufferers by fire in the town of Portsmouth. Feb. 19, 1803...

201 Providing for the Execution of the Laws of the United States in the State of Ohio. An act to pro

vide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the State of Ohio. Feb. 19, 1803....

... 201 Intercourse with Foreign Nations. An act making further provision for the expenses at

tending the intercourse between the United States and foreign nations. (Obsolete.) Feb. 26, 1803........

202 Consuls and Vice-consuls. An act supplementary to the “Act concerning consuls and vice

consuls, and for the further protection of American seamen.” Feb. 28, 1803...... 203 Importation of Slaves prohibited where their admission is prohibited by the Laws of States. An act

to prevent the importation of certain persons into certain States, where, by the laws thereof, their admission is prohibited. Feb. 28, 1803........

205 An additional Armament for the Protection of the Commerce of the United States. An act to pro

vide an additional armament for the protection of the seamen and commerce of the United States. Feb. 28, 1803...

206 Extending the external Commerce of the United States. An act for extending the external commerce of the United States. Feb. 28, 1803......

206 Military Peace Establishment. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An act fixing the military peace establishment of the United States.” Feb. 28, 1803....

206 Trading Houses with the Indians. An act for continuing in force a law entitled “ An act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes." Feb. 28, 1803...

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Militia. An act in addition to an act entitled "An act more effectually to provide for the

national defence by establishing a uniform militia throughout the United States.” March 2, 1803.....

207 Passports to Ships and Vessels of the United States. An act supplementary to the act entitled

“An act providing passports for the ships and vessels of the United States.” March %, 1803....

208 Appropriations for the Support of the Navy. An act making an appropriation for the support

of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and three. March 2, 1803...

208 Registering and Recording of Ships and Vessels. An act in addition to the act entitled “ An act

concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels of the United States," and to the act entitled “ An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage.” March 2, 1803 ..

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

of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and three. March 2, 1803. 210 Militia. An act more effectually to provide for the organization of the militia of the Dis

trict of Columbia. March 3, 1803.... Supplement to the Act for the Admission of the State of Ohio into the Union. An act in addition

io, and in modification of, the propositions contained in the act entitled “ An act to enable the people of the eastern division of the territory northwest of the river Ohio, to form a constitution and state government, and for ihe admission of such state into the Union, on an equal footing with the original states, and for other purposes.” March 3, 1803..

225 Insurance of Buildings, &c., in the County of Alexandria. An act concerning the insurance of

buildings, goods, and furniture, in the county of Alexandria, in the territory of Columbia. March 3, 1803...

227 Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the military

establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred and three. March 3, 1803........

227 Light-house at the Entrance of Penobscot Bay. An act for erecting a light-house at the en

trance of Penobscot Bay, or any other place in its vicinity that may be deemed preferable by the Secretary of the Treasury. March 3, 1803...

228 Ports of Beaufort and Passamaquoddy, Easton and Tiverton, &c. An act to make Beaufort

and Passamaquoddy ports of entry and delivery ; to make Easton and Tiverton ports of delivery; and to authorize the establishment of a new collection district on Lake Ontario. March 3, 1803.....

228 Lands of the United States south of the State of Tennessee. 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 3, 1803....

229 Salt Springs on the Waters of the Wabash River. An act concerning the salt springs on the waters of the Wabash river. March 3, 1803.....

235 City of Washington. An act concerning the city of Washington. March 3, 1803.......... 235 Lands appropriated for Military Service and for the Society of the United Brethren. An act to

revive and continue in force an act in addition to an act entitled “ An act in addition to an act regulating the grants of land appropriated for military services and for the Society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the heathen," and for other purposes. March 3, 1803....

236 Insolvent Deblors. An act for the relief of insolvent debtors within the District of Columbia. March 3, 1803......

237 Militia. Arsenals. An act directing a detachment from the militia of the United States, and for erecting certain arsenals. (Repealed.) March 3, 1803 ...

241 Courts of the United States in Kenlucky District. An act to alter the time of holding the Court of the United States in Kentucky district. March 2, 1803.......

242 Meeting of Congress. An act to alter the time for the next meeting of Congress. March 3, 1803......

242 Lands appropriated for the Refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia. An act in addition to the

act entitled “ An act regulating the grants of land appropriated for the refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia." March 3, 1803...

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