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noineter, in appreciation of his personal services in saving the lives of throe American seamen, wrecked at sen on board of the Americain schooner, Lizzic F. Choate ” of Massachuscuts. June 25, 1868.....

254 (No. 42.) Lincoln Monument Association. Joint resolution to authorize the Secretary of War to

place at the disposal of the Lincoln Monument Association, damaged and captured ord. nanrc. June 25, 1869...

255 (No. 43.) Washington City Orphan Asylum. Joint resolution donating to the Washington City

Orphan Asylum the iron railing taken from the old hall of the House of Representatives.
June 25, 1868 .....

255 (No. 47.1 Northern Pacific Railroad. Joint resolution extending the time for the completion of the Northern Pacific Railroad. July 1, 1868 ....

255 (No. 43.) Major-General John Sedgwick. A resolution donating certain captured ordnance for

the completion of a monument to the memory of the late Major-General John Sedgwick. July 3, 1868...

256 (No. 49.) Assistant Librarian of the House of Representatives. Joint resolution relative to the pay of the assistant librarian of the House. July 3, 1868.....

256 (No. 51.] Rum, Erporters of Joint resolution to correct an act entitled "An act for the relief of certain exporters of rum.” July 6, 1868...

256 (No. 52.) Bridge in Boston Harbor. Joint resolution in relation to the erection of a bridge in Boston harbor. July 7, 1868 ...

256 (No. 5+.) Bounties to Missouri Troops. A resolution placing certain troops of Missouri on an equal footing with others as to bounties. July 13, 1868...

256 (Xo. 55.) Maquokela River. A resolution in relation to the Maquoketa River, in the State of Iowa, July 13, 1868.....

257 (No. 56.) West Wisconsin Railroad. Joint resolution to extend the time for the completion of the West Wisconsin Railroad. July 13, 1868..

257 (No. 58.] Electoral College. A resolution cxcluding from the electoral college votes of States lately in rebellion which shall not have been reorganized. July 20, 1868...

257 (No. 59.) Register to the Brig Highland Mary. A resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to issuc an American register to the British-built brig Highland Mary. July 20,

258 (No. 60.) Rock Island Bridge. Joint resolution in relation to the Rock Island bridge. July 20, 1868...

258 (No. 61.) Damaged, fc. Arms, Ordnance, 8c. Joint resolution directing the Secretary of War to

sell damaged or unserviceable arms, ordnance, and ordnance stores. July 20, 1868...... 259 (No. 62.) Clothing to Company F, Eighteenth United States Infantry. Joint resolution authorizing

the issue of Clothing to Company F, Eighteenth Regimeni United States Infantry. July 20, 1863.

259 (No. 63.1 Register to Brig Victoria. Joint resolution to grant (an) American register to Hawaiian brig " Victoria." July 20, 1868..

259 (No. 64.) Tonnage Fees to consular Agents in Canada. Joint resolution exonerating certain ves

sels of the United States from the payment of tonnago fees to consular agents in Canada. July 20, 1868..

260 (No. 67.) Statuary. Dries. Joint resolution to admit free of duty certain statuary. July 23, 1868...

260 (No. 68.) Steam Agricultural Machinery free of Duty. Joint resolution admitting steam plows free

of duty for one year from June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight. July 23, 1868. 260 (No. 69.) Collection of Direct Tax in Insurrectionary States. Joint resolution to amend the four

toenth section of the act approved July twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, en

titled “An act to protect the revenue, and for other purposes." July 23, 1868... [No. 72.) Exchange of public Documents. A resolution to carry into effect the

resolution approved March two, cighteen hundrel and sixty-seven, providing for the exchange of certain public documents. July 25, 1868.......

260 (No. 73.) Badges of Army Corps. A resolution granting permission to officers and soldiers to

wear the badge of ihe corps in which they served during the rebellion. July 25, 1868.... 261 (No. 74.) Admission to Naral Academy. A resolution to admit certain persoñis to the Naval Academy. July 27, 1868......

261 (No. 75.) Lighting Streets in Washington, D.C. A resolution relative to lighting the streets of Washington City, District of Columbia. July 27, 1868...

261 [No. 76.) Surveys of Rivers and Harbors. Joint resolution in relation to surveys and examinations of rivers and harbors. July 27, 1868.....

262 (No. 77.] Patents. Joint resolution relative to printing specifications of patents. July 27, 1868. 262 [No. 78.) Donation to Cemeteries. Joint resolution for the donation of certain columns. July 27, 1868...

262 (No. 79.) Gift of Cannon and Cannon-Balls. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War

to furnish cannon to Soldiers' Monument Associations of Pequannock and Paterson, N.J. July 27, 1868....

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Puge (No. 80.) Wharves in Oswego, N.Y. Joint resolution giving the assent of the United States to

the construction of certain wharves in the harbor of Oswego, New York. July 27, 1868... 263 (No. 81.) Dropping of absent Army Officers. A resolution to drop from the rolls of thc ariny certain officers absent without authority from their commands. July 27, 1868....

263 (No. 82.] Crele. A resolution joint resolution appealing to the Turkish government in behalf of the people of Crete. July 27, 1868.....

263 [No. 83.) Peonage. Joint resolution to aid in relieving from peonage women and children of the Navajo Indians. July 27, 1868...

264 [No. 84.) Chief Clerk in Office of Sergeant-at-Arms. Joint resolution relative to the pay of the chief clerk in the office of the Sergeant-at-arms of the House. July 27, 1868...

264

STATUTE III. - 1868 - 69.

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Sale of Property of the United States at Harper's Ferry. An act providing for the sale of the lands,

tenements, and water-privileges belonging to the United States at and near Harper's Ferry, in the county of Jefferson, West Virginia. December 15, 1868, ch. 2......

265 Manufactured Tobacco. An act to amend an act entitled “An act imposing taxes on distilled

spirits and tobacco, and for other purposes," approved July twentieth, eighteen hundred

and sixty-eight. December 22, 1868, ch. 4. Evidence. Consular Certificates. An act authorizing the admission in evidence of copies of certuin papers, documents, and entries. January 8, 1869, ch. 7.......

266 Distanding Militia Forces. An act to repeal certain provisions of section six of an act entitled “An

act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, and for other purposes," approved March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. January 14, 1869, ch. 9..

266 Removal of Causes from State to Federal Courts. An act amendatory of an act entitled " An act re

lating to habeas corpus and regulating judicial proceedings in certain cases.” January 22, · 1869, ch. 13..

267 Contested Elections. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to prescribe the mode of obtaining

evidence in cases of contested elections," approved February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one. January 23, 1869, ch. 15..

267 Midshipmen. An act in relation to the appointment of midshipmen from the lately reconstructed States. January 30, 1869, ch. 16...

267 Military Academy Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the support of the military

academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy. Feb. ruary 2, 1869, ch. 19.....

268 Pensions Appropriation. 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 seventy. February 2, 1869, ch. 20.....

268 Land Titles in Nebraska. An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to confirm the titles to certain lands in the State of Nebraska. February 2, 1869, ch. 21.

269 Patent-Office Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the payment of salaries and con

tingent expenses of the patent office for January and February, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. February 9, 1869, ch. 23...

269 Coolie Trade. Japan. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to prohibit tho coolie trade by

American citizens in American vessels,” approved February nineteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. February 9, 1869, ch. 24..

.... 269 Poor in the District of Columbia. An act for the temporary relief of the poor and destitute people in the District of Columbia. February 18, 1869, ch. 31.

269 Banking Associations. An act to prevent loaning money upon United States notes. February 19, 1869, ch. 32....

270 Assay Office in Idaho. An act to locate and establish an assay office in the Territory of Idaho. February 19, 1869, ch. 33..

270 Circuit Courts in Arkansas. An act to give an additional term of the United States Circuit Court for the eastern District of Arkansas. February 19, 1869, ch. 34....

271 Customs Duties on certain Machinery. An act to authorize the importation of machinery, for repair only, free of duty. February 19, 1869, ch. 35......

271 Holly, Wayne, and Monroe Railway Company. An act to enable the Holly, Wayne, and Monroe

Railway Company, in the State of Michigan, to have the subscription to its capital stock duly stamped. February 19, 1869, ch. 36..

272 Drawbridge over the Connecticut River. An act to establish a certain post-road in the State of Connecticut. February 19, 1869, ch. 37...

272 Drawbridge over the Connecticut River. An act to establish a certain post-road in the State of Connecticut. February 19, 1869, ch. 38...

273 Customs Collection Districts in Maine and New Jersey. An act to establish the collection district of

Aroostook, in the State of Maine, and to more accurately define the boundaries of the district of Newark, New Jersey. February 22, 1869, ch. 42..

273

Page Circuit and District Court, Court House and Jail in Burlington, Vt. An act to provide for a term

of the circuit and district courts of the United States for the district of Vermont. February 22, 1869, ch. 43...

274 Customs Duties on Copper and Copper Ore. An act regulating the duties on imported copper and copper ores. February 21, 1869, ch. 45....

274 Indian Appropriation. An act making appropriations (in part) for the expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations. February 25, 1869, ch. 46......

275 Private Land Claims in New Mexico. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to confirm certain

private land claims in the Territory of New Mexico.” February 25, 1869, ch. 47........ 275 Navy Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June thirticth, eighteen hundred and seventy. March 1, 1869, ch. 48.....

276 Franking Privilege. An act to restrict and regulate the franking privilege. March 1, 1869, ch. 49....

280 Legislative Assembly, fc. of Montana. An act establishing the term of office of the house of rep

resentatives, and providing for biennial sessions of the legislative assembly of the Territory of Montana. March 1, 1869, ch. 50...

281 Military Reservation of Sault Ste. Marie. An act granting a portion of the military reservation

of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to the American Baptist Home Mission Society. March 1, 1869, ch. 51.....

281 Brevet Rank. An act to amend the act of April tenth, eighteen hundred and six, for establishing

rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States. March 1, 1869, ch. 52...

281 Banking Associations. An act authorizing certain banks named therein to change their names. March 1, 1869, ch. 53...

281 Tonnage Duties on Spanish Vessels. An act for the repeal of tonnage duties on Spanish vessels. March 1, 1869, ch. 54.......

282 Ada County, Idaho. An act to authorize the county commissioners of Ada County, Idaho, to select a site for a territorial prison. March 1, 1869, ch. 55.....

282 Refunding of Amounts paid by certain drafted Men for Substitutes. An act amendatory of an act

entitled “ An act for the relief of certain drafted men.” March 1, 1869, ch. 56..... 282 Deputy Collectors of Internal Revenue. An act to allow deputy collectors of internal revenue,

acting as collectors, the pay of collectors and for other purposes. March 1, 1869, ch. 57.. 282 Legislative, Erecutive, 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 seventy. March 3, 1869, ch. 121....

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

government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and for other purposes. March 3, 1869, ch. 122....

301 Deficiency Appropriation. An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropria

tior, for the service of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and for other purposes. March 3, 1869, ch. 123...

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

ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and for other purposes. March 3, 1869, ch. 124..

315 Consular and Diplomatic Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the consular and dip

lomatic expenses of the government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and for other purposes. March 3, 1869, ch. 125.....

319 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 seventy. March 3, 1869, ch. 126...

323 Union Pacific and Denver Pacific Railway, 8c. An act to authorize the transfer of lands granted

to the Union Pacific Railway Company, eastern division, between Denver, and the point of its connection with the Union Pacific Railroad, to the Denver Pacific Railway and Telegraph Company, and to expedite

the completion of railroads to Denver, in the 'Territory of Colorado. March 3, 1869, ch. 127...

324 Taking Testimony under Commission in the District of Columbia. An act to provide for the execution

in the District of Columbia of commissions issued by the courts of the States and Territories of the United States or of foreign nations, and for taking depositions to be used in such courts. March 3, 1869, ch. 128....

... 324 Walla-Walla and Columbia River Railroad Company. An act granting the right of way to the

Walla-Walla and Columbia River Railroad Company, and for other purposes. March 3, 1869, ch. 129...

325 National Banking Associations. An act regulating the reports of national banking associations. March 3, 1869, ch. 130.....

326 Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. March 3, 1869, ch. 131.

327 National Lincoln Monument Association. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to place at the

disposal of the National Lincoln Monument Association, at Springfield, Illinois, damaged and captured ordnance. March 3, 1869, ch. 132.....

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ch. 139...

Page Additional Bounties. An act in relation to additional bounties, and for other purposes. March 3, 1869, ch. 133..

334 Jasonic Mutual Relief Association, fc. An act to incorporate “The Masonic Mutual Relief Association of the District of Columbia.” March 3, 1869, ch. 134;.

334 National Banking Associations. An act in reference to certifying checks by national banks. March 3, 1869, ch. 135...

335 Certain Internal Taxes upon Naval Machinery remitted. An act to amend an act entitled "An act

to exempt certain manufacturers from internal tax, and for other purposes," approved March thirty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight. March 3, 1869, ch. 136..

336 Captures by Admiral Farragut's Fleet. An act relating to captures made by Admiral Farragut's

fleet, in the Mississippi River, in May (1862), eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, (two.) March 3, 1869, ch. 137..

336 Land Warrants, Representatives of deceased Claimants of. An act explanatory of the act entitled

"An act declaring the title to land warrants in certain cases.” March 3, 1869, ch. 138.... 336 Bridge across the East River. An act to establish a bridge across the East River, between the cities of Brooklyn and New York, in the State of New York, a post-road. March 3, 1869,

336 Militia Forces. An act respecting the organization of militia in the States of North Carolina,

South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, and Arkansas. March 3, 1869, ch. 140.... 337 Extradition of Criminals. An act further to provide for giving effect to treaty stipulations between

this and foreign governments for the extradition of criminals. March 3, 1869, ch. 141..... 337 Judgments in capital Cases. An act to provide for the execution of judgment in capital cases. March 3, 1869, ch. 142.......

338 Military Road. An act to amend an act entitled "An act granting lands to the State of Oregon

to aid in the construction of a military road from Eugene City to the eastern boundary of said State.” March 3, 1869, ch. 143...

338 Arsenal Grounds at St. Louis. An act amendatory of the act providing for the sale of the arsenal grounds at St. Louis and Liberty, Missouri

, and for other purposes, approved July twentyfive, eighteen hundred and sixty.eight. March 3, 1869, ch. 144...

339 Accessories to Crimes under the National Banking Act. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to

provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof,” by extending certain penalties to accessories. March 3, 1869, ch, 145.....

339 Metropolitan Railroad Company, D. C. An act relating to the Metropolitan Railroad Company. March 3, 1869, ch. 146...

339 Washington and Idaho Territories. An act to regulate elections in Washington and Idaho Territories. March 3, 1869, ch. 147.....

339 Indictments. An act relating to the time for finding indictments in the courts of the United States in the late rebel States. March 3, 1869, ch. 148....

340 Proof of Wills in the District of Columbia. An act relating to the proof of wills in the District of Columbia. March 3, 1869, ch. 149...

340 Land Grant to Oregon. An act granting lands to the State of Oregon to aid in the construction of

a military wagon road from the navigable waters of Coos Bay to Roseburg in said State. March 3, 1869, ch. 150.....

340 Recorder of Deeds and Warden of Jail in the District of Columbia. An act to define the fees of

recorder of deeds, and to provide for the appointment of warden of the jail in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. March 3, 1869, ch. 151...

341 Private Land Claims in New Mexico. An act to confirm certain private land claims in the Territory of New Mexico. March 3, 1869, ch, 152..

342

PUBLIC RESOLUTIONS.

(No. 1.] Department of Agriculture. A resolution in relation to the library of the department of agriculture. December 15, 1868...

343 [No. 2.) Major-General Philip Kearney. Joint resolution donating condemned cannon for the erection of a monument to Major-General Kearney. December 21, 1868...

343 (No. 3.) Limits of Land. Office in Minnesota. Joint resolution explanatory of the act to create an

additional land office in the State of Minnesota, approved July twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight. January 14, 1869...

343 [No. 5.) Transfer of Appropriations. A resolution authorizing the transfer of certain appropria

tions heretofore made for the public printing, binding, and engraving. February 9, 1869.. 343 [No. 7.] Stationery Contract with Dempsey and O'Toole. A resolution relative to the recent contract for stationery for the Department of the Interior. February 18, 1869..

344 (No. 8.) Virginia and Teras. A resolution respecting the provisional governments of Virginia and Texas. February 18, 1869....

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Page [No. 9) Lien upon Steamer Atlantic. Joint resolution directing the enforcement of the lien upon the steamer Atlantic. February 19, 1869...

345 (No. 10.) New York and Oswego Midland Railroad Company. Joint resolution authorizing the

Secretary of War to allow to the New York and Oswego Midland Railroad Company a right of way across a portion of the public ground at Fort Ontario, Oswego, New York, for railroad purposes. February 19, 1869.

345 (No. 11.) Coast Defence. Ryan-Hitchcock Mode. A resolution in relation to coast defence. February 19, 1869....

345 (No. 14.) Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution. A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States. February 27, 1869...

346 [No. 15.) Northern Pacific Railroad Company may issue Bonds. Joint resolution gra[n]ting the

consent of Congress provided for in section ten of the act incorporating the Northern Pacific Railroad Company, approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. March 1,

346 (No. 16.) First regular Meeting of the House of Representatives of the Forty-first Congress. Joint

resolution in relation to the meeting of the House of Representatives at the first session of the Forty-first Congress. March 1, 1869.

346 (No. 17.) Postal Conventions. Joint resolution in regard to the publication of postal conventions made with foreign countries. March 1, 1869...

... 347 [No. 19.). Debates in Congress. A resolution providing for the reporting and publication of the debates in Congress. March 3, 1869..

347 [No. 20.) Medical and Surgical History of the Rebellion. A resolution for printing the Medical and Surgical History of the Rebellion. March 3, 1869..

347 [No. 21.] Newport and Cincinnati Bridge. A resolution giving the assent of the United States to the construction of the Newport and Cincinnati Bridge. March 3, 1869....

347 [No. 22.) Fur Seal in Alaska. A resolution more efficiently to protect the fur seal in Alaska. March 3, 1869..

348 [No. 23.) Union Pacific Railway Company. Joint resolution authorizing the Union Pacific Rail

way Company, eastern division, to change its name to the “Kansas Pacific Railway Com-
pany."
March 3, 1869....

348 (No. 24.) Certain Purchases by the Interior Department. Joint resolution relative to certain purchases by the Interior Department. March 3, 1869...

348 (No. 25.) Statistics of Mines and Mining. A resolution requiring the commissioner of the general land office to transfer certain money. March 3, 1869.....

349 [No. 26.) McPherson Monument Association. Joint resolution donating condemned cannon and

muskets for the McPherson monument. March 3, 1869... (No. 27.) Cairo and Fulton Railroad. A resolution extending the time for the completion of the first ewenty miles of the Cairo and Fulton Railroad. March 3, 1869..

349 [No. 28.) Louis Agassiz, Smithsonian Institution. A resolution reappointing Louis Agassiz a regent of the Smithsonian Institution. March 3, 1869...

349 [No. 29.) Remission of Duties. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to remit the duty on certain meridian circles. March 3, 1869.....

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