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Page (No. 38.) Morris Rice Evans. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to admit

to examination Morris Rice Evans, for admission to the naval academy in September next.

July 19, 1867.. (No. 39.) Rebel States. Joint resolution to carry into effect the several acts providing for the

more efficient goverment of the rebel States. July 19, 1867....... [No. 40.) Mail Steamship Service. Joint resolution aut rizing extensions of the mail steam

ship service between the United States and China and Japan. July 20, 1867. (No. 41.1 Crete. A resolution declaring sympathy with the suffering people of Crete. July 20, 1867...

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Hudson River West Shore Railroad Company. An act granting a certain right of way to the Hud

son River West Shore Railroad Company. December 14, 1867, ch. 1.... Change of Names. Samuel Chase Barney, Jr. An act to provide for changing of names of persons in the District of Columbia. December 20, 1867, ch. 2

33 Distilled Spirits. An act to prevent frauds in the collection of the tax on distilled spirits. Janu

ary 11, 1868, ch. 3.. Cotton. An act to provide for the exemption of cotton from internal tax. February 3, 1868, ch. 5 34 Currency. An act to suspend further reduction of the currency. February 4, 1868, ch. 6 ... National Banks. An act in relation to taxing shares in national banks. February 10, 1868, ch. 7 34 Deficiency Appropriations. An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropria

tions for the execution of the reconstruction laws, and for the service of the quartermaster's department of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred

and sixty-eight, and for other purposes. February 12, 1868, ch. 8.... Direct Tax in Delaware. An act to facilitate the collection of the direct tax in the State of Dela

ware. February 21, 1868, ch. 9..... Southern Minnesota Railroad Company. An act to authorize the Southern Minnesota railroad com

pany to construct and maintain a bridge across the Mississippi River and establish a postroute. February 21, 1868, ch. 10.......

37 Bounty. An act in relation to additional bounty. February 21, 1868, ch. 11

37 Protection to Parties to Suits and Witnesses. An act for the protection in certain cases of persons

making disclosures as parties, or testifying as witnesses. February 25, 1868, ch. 13....... 37 New Orleans, Mobile and Chattanooga Railroad Company. An act to establish and declare the rail

rond and bridges of the New Orleans, Mobile and Chattanooga Railroad Company, as hereafter constructed, a post-road, and for other purposes. March 2, 1868, ch. 15

38 Dubuque and Sioux City Railroad. An act extending the time for the completion of the Dubuque and Sioux City Railroad. March 2, 1868, ch, 16 .

38 Islands in the Great Miami River. An act in relation to islands in the Great Miami River. March

2, 1868, ch. 17.... Military Site at Waterford, Pennsylvania. An act authorizing the sale of an unoccupied military site at Waterford, Pennsylvania. March 4, 1868, ch. 19.

39 Public Lands. An act restoring lands to market along the line of the Pacific railroads and branches. March 6, 1868, ch. 20....

39 Settlers on the Sioux Reservation. An act for the relief of settlers on the late Sioux Indian reserva

tion in the State of Minnesota. March 6, 1868, ch. 21 Laws of the United States. An act in relation to the promulgation of the laws of the United States. March 9, 1868, ch. 22.

40 Temporary Relief of the Destitute. An act for the temporary relief of destitute people in the District of Columbia. March 10, 1968, ch. 24..

41 Elections and Votes under the Reconstruction Acts. An act to amend the act passed March twenty

third, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled " An act supplementary to an act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,' passed March second, cighteen

hundred and sixty-seven, and to facilitate their restoration.' March 11, 1868, ch. 25..... 41 Ports of Delivery. An act to revive an act to constitute Ilannibal, Missouri, and Peoria, Illinois, ports of delivery. March 12, 1868, ch. 26...

42 Circuit Courts. An act providing for holding a circuit court at the city of Erie, Pennsylvania.

March 12, 1868, ch. 27.. Paymasters' Accounts. An act to facilitate the settlement of paymasters' accounts. March 16,

1868, ch. 29 Military Academy. An act making appropriations for the support of the military academy for the

fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. March 16, 1868, ch. 30 Bounties. An act to facilitate the payment of soldiers' bonnties under act of eighteen hundred and

sixty-six. March 19, 1868, ch. 31..

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Page Writs of Error. Appeals. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to amend the judiciary act

passed the twenty-fourth of September, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine." March 27, 1868, ch. 34...

44 Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. March 30, 1868, ch. 35...

45 Settlement of Public Accounts. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the prompt

settlement of public accounts,” approved March three, eighteen hundred and seventeen. March 30, 1868, ch. 36..

54 Post-Office Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Depart

ment during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. March 30, 1868, ch. 37..

55 Consular and Diplomatic Expenses Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the consular

and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and for other purposes. March 30, 1868, ch. 38.....

56 Internal Tar. An act to exempt certain manufactures from internal tax, and for other purposes.

March 31, 1868, ch. 41... Impeachment Trial Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the expenses of the trial of

the impeachment of Andrew Johnson and other contingent expenses of the Senate for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, and for other purposes. May

19, 1868, ch. 13.. Whitehall and Plattsburgh ķailroad Company. An act to grant the right of way to the Whitehall and Plattsburgh Railroad Company. May 20, 1868, ch. 46..

60 City of Washington. An act to extend the charter of Washington City, also to regulate the selection of officers, and for other purposes. May 28, 1868, ch. 48...

61 Deficiency Appropriation for Erecution of Reconstruction Laws. An act making appropriations to

supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the execution of the reconstruction laws in the third military district for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty

eight. May 30, 1868, ch. 49.. Posts of Delivery in Maine and Texas. An act declaring Saint George, Boothbay, Bucksport,

Vinalhaven, and Northhaven, in the State of Maine, and San Antonio, in the State of

Texas, ports of delivery. June 5, 1868, ch. 50... Deficiency Appropriation. An act to partially supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the

service of the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight. June 8, 1868, ch. 51

63 Army Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the support of the army, for the year

ending, June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and for other purposes. June 8, 1868, ch. 52....

64 Public Lands, Inhabitants of Cities and Towns. An act to amend an act entitled “An act for the

relief of the inhabitants of cities and towns upon the public lands,” approved March two, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. June 8, 1869, ch. 53......

67 Military Road in Michigan and Wisconsin. An act to extend the time for completing the military

road, authorized by an act entitled “ An act granting lands to the States of Michigan and
Wisconsin to aid in the construction of a military road from Fort Wilkins, Copper Harbor,
Kewewaw County, in the State of Michigan, to Fort Howard, Green Bay, in the State of
Wisconsin." June 8, 1868, ch. 54.....

67 Public Lands to Nevada. An act to further provide for giving effect to the various grants of public lands to the State of Nevada. June 8, 1868, ch. 55.. ...

67 Navy Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. June 17, 1868, ch. 61...

68 Arkansas. An act to admit the State of Arkansas to representation in Congress. June 22, 1868. ch. 69

72 Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina. An act to admit the

States of North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida to representation in Congress. June 25, 1868, ch. 70..

73 Court of Claims. Appeals. An act to provide for appcals from the Court of Claims, and for other purposes. June 25, 1868, ch. 71..

75 Eight-Hour Law. An act constituting eight hours a day's work for all laborers, workmen, and

mechanics employed by or on behalf of the Government of the United States. June 25, 1868, ch. 72...

77 Rum, Exporters of. An act for the relief of certain exporters of rum. June 25, 1868, ch. 73.. 78 Collection Districts of Michigan and Michilimackinac, fc. An act to re-establish the boundaries of

the collection districts of Michigan and Michilimackinac, and to change the names of the

collection districts of Michilimackinac and Port Huron. June 25, 1868, ch. 74.. .... 78 Collection District of Philadelphia. An act to extend the boundaries of the collection district of

Philadelphia so as to include the whole consolidated city of Philadelphia. June 25, 1868, ch. 75

78 Foreign Mail Service. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to provide for carrying the mails

from the United States to foreign ports, and for other purposes," approved March twentyfive, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. June 25, 1868, ch. 76...

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Page Railroad Companies, Filing Reports of. An act relative to filing reports of railroad companics. June 25, 1868, ch. 77....

79 Indian Appropriation. An act appropriating money to sustain the Indian Commission and carry out treaties. made thereby. June 25, 1868, ch. 78....

80 Circuit and District Courts in Tennessee. An act to change the times of holding the district and

circuit courts of the United States in the several districts in the State of Tennessee. June 25, 1868, ch. 79..

80 Central Pacific Railroad. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act granting lands to aid in the

construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Central Pacific Railroad in California to Portland in Oregon.” June 25, 1868, ch. 80...

80 Supreme Court of the United States. An act relating to the Supreme Court of the United States. June 25, 1868, ch. 81...

80 Vessels, Change of Names of certain. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to change the names of certain vessels. June 25, 1868, ch. 82

81 Washington City, contested Elections in. An act relating to contested elections in the City of Washington, District of Columbia. June 27, 1868, ch. 117....

81 District Courts in Southern District of Illinois. An act for holding terms of the district Court of

the United States for the southern district of Illinois at the city of Cairo in said State. July 3, 1868, ch. 118...

82 Public Lands, Burlington, Iowa. An act confirming the title to a tract of land in Burlington, Iowa. July 4, 1868, ch. 131.....

82 Bridge over Black River, Ohio. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over the Black River in Lorain County, Ohio. July 6, 1868, ch. 134..

82 Bureau for the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees. An act to continue the bureau for the relief of freedmen and refugees, and for other purposes. July 6, 1868, ch. 135.....

83 Congregation of the First Presbyterian Church of Washington. An act to incorporate the congregation of the First Presbyterian Church of Washington. July 7, 1868, ch. 136....

84 Registering, góc. of Merchant Vessels. An act to amend section five of an act entitled “An act con

cerning the registering and recording of ships or vessels," approved December thirty-one, seventeen hundred and ninety-two. July 7, 1868, ch. 137...

84 Oath of Office. An act prescribing an oath of office to be taken by persons from whom legal 'disabilities shall have been removed. July 11, 1868, ch. 139....

85 Connecticut Avenue and Park Railway Company. An act to incorporate the Connecticut Avenue

and Park Railway Company, in the District of Columbia. "July 13, 1868, ch. 140........ 85 National Hotel Company. An act to incorporate the National Hotel Company of Washington City. July 13, 1868, ch. 141......

88 Wagon Roads. An act to amend the act of third March, eighteen hundred and sixty-fire, providing for the construction of certain wagon roads in Dakota Territory. July 13, 1868, ch.

89 Department of Agriculture. An act to provide for certain claims against the Department of Agriculture. July 13, 1868, ch. 143

90 Utah Territory. An act to create the office of surveyor-general in the Territory of Utah, and

establish a land office in said Territory, and extend the homestead and pre-emption laws over the same. July 16, 1868, ch. 175...

91 Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the

legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. July 20, 1868, ch. 176..

92 Civil Expenses Appropriation. An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the

government for the year ending June thirty, cighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and for other purposes. July 20, 1868, ch. 177.....

110 Prize Cases in Florida. An act to facilitate the settlement of certain prize cases in the southern district of Florida. July 20, 1868, ch. 178...

120 Bridge across the Missouri River at Fort Leavenworth and at Saint Joseph. An act anthorizing the

construction of a bridge across the Missouri River, upon the military reservation at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. July 20, 1868, ch. 179..

121 Registry and Enrolment of certain foreign Vessels. An act for the registration or enrolment of certain foreign vessels. July 20, 1868, ch. 180.....

122 Tax Commissioners of Arkansas. An act concerning the tax commissioners for the State of Arkansas. July 20, 1868, ch. 181...

123 Bridge across the Mississippi opposite St. Louis. An act amendatory of an act approved July twen

ty-six (five), eighteen hundred and sixty-six, entitled "An act to authorize the construction

of certain bridges, and to establish them as post-roads.” July 20, 1868, ch. 182......... 123 Fort Gratiot Military Reservation. An act providing for the sale of a portion of the Fort Gratiot

military reservation in St. Clair County, in the State of Michigan. July 20, 1868, ch. 183 123 Des Moines and Rock Island Rapids. An act to aid the improvoment of the Des Moines and Rock Island rapids, in the Mississippi River. July 20, 1868, ch. 184......

124 Cashiered or Dismissed Army Officers. An act declaratory of the law in regard to officers cashiered

or dismissed from the army by the sentence of a general court-martial. July 20, 1868, ch. 185 ...

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125 Wagon Road in New York. An art to construct a wagon road from West Point to Cornwall

Landing, all in the County of Orange, State of New York. - July 23, 1868, ch. 226....... 168 Vacancies in Executive Departments. An act to authorize the temporary supplying of vacancies in the Executive Departments. July 23, 1868, ch. 227

168 Land-Grant to Jinnesota. An act making a grant of land to the State of Minnesota to aid in the

improvement of the navigation of the Mississippi River. July 23, 1868, ch. 228.......... 169 Pensions Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pen

sions of the United States for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixtynine. July 23, 1868, ch. 229...

170 Washington Target-Shooting Association. An act to incorporate the “Washington Target-Shooting Association," in the District of Columbia. July 23, 1868, ch. 230.....

170 Deficiency Appropriations. An act making appropriations, and to supply deficiencies in the appro

priations, for the service of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, and for other purposes. July 25, 1868, ch. 233...

171 Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians. An act for the relief of the loyal Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians. July 25, 1868, ch. 234

177 Wyoming Territory. An act to provide a temporary government for the Territory of Wyoming. July 25, 1863, ch. 235 ..

178 Limitation to Time of prosecuting certain capital Offences. An act in addition to an act passed March

twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and four, entitled "An act in addition to an act entitled * An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States." July 25, 1868, ch. 236....

183 Loan Certificates. Compound-Interest Notes. An act to provide for a further issue of temporary

loan certificates, for the purpose of redeeming and retiring the remainder of the outstanding compound-interest notes. July 25, 1868, ch. 237

183 Land District in Minnesota. An act to create an additional land district in the State of Minnesota. July 25, 1868, ch. 238...

184 National Life Insurance Company of the United States of America. An act to incorporate the National Life Insurance Company of the United States of America. July 25, 1868, ch.

184 Lands in Nebraska. An act to confirm the title to certain lands in the State of Nebraska. July 25, 1868, ch. 240

186 Trustees of Union Chapel. An act authorizing the trustees of Union Chapel of the Methodist

Episcopal Church, in the city of Washington, to mortgage their property for church purposes. July 25, 1868, ch. 241 ...

... 186 Southern Pacific Railroad. An act to extend the time for the construction of the Southern Pacific

Railroad in the State of California. July 25, 1868, ch. 242.. Arsenal Grounds at Saint Louis and Liberty, Missouri. An act providing for the sale of the arsenal grouuds at Saint Louis and Liberty, Missouri, and for other purposes. July 25, 1868, ch.

187 Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. July 25, 1868, ch. 244

188 Freedmen's Bureau. An act relating to the Freedmen's Bureau and providing for its discontinuance. July 25, ch. 245..

193 Postal Laws. An act to further amend the postal laws. July 27, 1868, ch. 246...

194 Treaty with Russia. An act making an appropriation of money to carry into effect the treaty with

Russia, of March thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. July 27, 1868, ch. 247..... 198 Indian Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of

the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and for other purposes. July 27, 1868, ch. 248...

198 Right of Erpatriation. An act concerning the rights of American citizens in foreign states. July 27, 1868, ch. 249...

223 Land District in Nebraska. An act to establish a new land district in the State of Nebraska. July 27, 1868, ch. 250

224 Hay in the District of Columbia. An act to regulate the sale of hay in the District of Columbia. July 27, 1868, ch. 251

225 Evening Star Newspaper Company. An act to incorporate the Evening Star Newspaper Company, of Washington. July 27, 1868, ch. 252...

225 Washington, D. C., may issue Bonds. An act to authorize the city of Washington to issue bonds for the purpose of paying the floating debt of the city. July 27, 1868, ch. 253...

226 Declaration as to Truth of Invoices, 8c. An act to amend section one of "An act to prevent and

punish frauds upon the revenue, and for other purposes.” Approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. July 27, 1868, ch. 254..

226 Appeals and Wrils of Error from District to Circuit Courts. An act supplementary to an act en

titled " An act to allow the United States to prosccute appeals and writs of error, without giving security,” and for other purposes. July 27, 1868, ch. 255...

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227 Ports of Entry established and abolished. An act changing the ports of entry from Plymouth to

Edenton, in North Carolina, and Port Royal to Beaufort, in South Carolina. July 27, 1868, ch. 257..

227 Bankruptcy Ad amended. An act in amendment of an act entitled “ An act to establish a uniform

system of bankruptcy throughout the United States.” Approved March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. July 27, 1868, ch. 258.....

227 Department of the Interior. Indian Affairs. An act to transfer to the Department of the Interior

certain powers and duties now exercised by the Secretary of the Treasury in connection with Indian affairs. July 27, 1868, ch. 259

228 American Line of Steamships between New York and Europe. An act to provide for an American

line of mail and emigrant passenger steamships between New York and one or more European ports. July 27, 1868, ch. 260

229 Alexandria Canal. An act relating to the Alexandria canal. July 27, 1868, ch. 261.

231 Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the service of the Columbia Institution for the

Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, and establishing additional regulations for the government of the institution, and for other purposes. July 27, 1868, ch. 262....

232 Appropriations for Executive Expenses. An act making appropriations for certain executive

expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. July 27, 1868, ch. 263....

234 Pensions. An act relating to Pensions. July 27, 1868, ch. 264 Appropriation to pay for indexing Tax Bill. An act to pay for indexing the tax bill. July 27, 1868, ch. 265..

237 Taxes on Distilled Spirits, &c. An act to correct an error in the enrolment of the “Act imposing

tuxes on distilled spirits and tobacco, and for other purposes." July 27, 1868, ch. 266.... 238 Disposal of public Lands granted to Wisconsin. An act amendatory of an act entitled "An act

granting public lands to the State of Wisconsin, to aid in the construction of railroads in

said State,” approved June 3, 1856. July 27, 1868, ch. 267.... Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation. An act granting the right of way to certain railway com

panies over the military reservation at Fort Leavenworth. July 27, 1868, ch. 268... 238 Fort Leavenworth Military Reservation. An act donating a portion of the Fort Leavenworth mili

tary reservation for the exclusive use of a public road. July 27, 1868, ch. 269.... District and Circuit Courts in Florida. An act regulating the times and places of holding the dis

trict and circuit courts of the United States for the northern district of Florida. July 27, 1868, ch. 270..

239 Act of Legislative Assembly of Washington Territory disapprored. An act to disapprove an act of

the legislative assembly of Washington Territory redistricting the Territory and reassign

ing the judges thereto. July 27, 1868, ch. 271... Territory of New Merico. Veto Power. Secretary of the Territory. An act to amend an act en

titled "An act proposing to the State of Texas the establishment of her northern and western boundaries, the relinquishment by the said State of all territory claimed by her, exterior to said boundaries, and of all her claims upon the United States, and to establish a territorial government for New Mexico.” July 27, 1868, ch. 272..

239 Alaska. An act to extend the laws of the United States relating to customs, commerce, and

navigation over the territory ceded to the United States by. Russia, to establish a collection district therein, and for other purposes. July 27, 1868, ch. 273...

240 Manufacturers' National Bank of New York. An act authorizing the Manufacturers' National Bank of New York to change its location. July 27, 1868, ch. 274.....

242 District Courts in Utah Territory. An act relating to the district courts of Utah Territory. July 27 1868, ch. 275...

242 Protection of officers, 8c. against certain Suits. Aliens not to maintain certain Suits. An act regu

lating judicial proceedings in certain cases, for the protection of officers and agents of the government, and for the better defence of the treasury against unlawful claims. July 27, 1868, ch. 276.

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[No. 1.) Postmaster-General's Report. Joint resolution in relation to the printing of the report of the Postmaster-General. December 20, 1867....

245 (No. 2.) Union Pacific Railroad Company. Joint resolution changing the time of holding the

annual meeting of the stockholders of the Union Pacific Railroad Company. December 20, 1867..

245 [No. 3.) Jail in the District of Columbia. A resolution in relation to the erection of a jail in the District of Columbia. January 11, 1868....

245 [No. 4.] Dismal Swamp Canal Company. Joint resolution in relation to the sale of stock in the Dismal Swamp Canal Company. . January 11, 1868.

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