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Squadrons, the distribution of naval...........8 || Tehuantepec grant, remarks in the Senate-Con War Department, annual report from the......5
Stanly, Edward, a Representative from North tinued.

Washington, the views of..i.. .......56, 237
Carolina.....

...35
Mr. Hale..

..160 Warring, Joseph H., the heirs of, leave to with-
Stanton, Benjamin, Representative from Ohio..66

Mr. Mason
...134, 164 draw papers of..

....296
remarks on a modification of the tariff......26

Mr. Seward.

. .140, 164 | Weightman, Richard H., a Delegate from New
Stanton, Frederick P., a Representative from Ten- | Telegraph, to the Pacific-see Railroad.

Mexico-
nessee.....
....218 Territories, Committee on.....

.245 remarks on the affairs of New Mexico.....103
Starritt, Preston, proposition authorizing the Ser Texas debt, remarks in the Senate on the bill and Welch, Purser, letter of Mr. Kennedy, Secretary

geant-at-Arms to appoint as messenger to the amendment to provide for the payment of the, of the Navy, exculpatory of..... .302
Senate.
.209, 323 by-

Weller, John B., a Senator from California. . 136,
Statistical Bureau, concerning a..............

Mr. Hunter...

.150

245, 257, 279, 284, 290, 301
Statistics-

Mr. Houston
.153 resolutions by...

.290, 323
estimates..

J7, 85
Mr. Pearce..

.147 remarks on the proposition for publishing the
postal..

.23, 24
Mr. Seward.

..239 debates in the Intelligencer. 326, 327, 328, 330
financial.

Thanks to the President pro tem. of the Senate, 323 | Wellington, the promotions of the Duke of....57
public debt.

...86 Thomson, John R., a Senator from New Jer West, James H., imprisoned in Cuba, resolutions
courts, expenses of...

.207, 208
sey..

.....243, 301 of the Legislature of Rhode Island in relation
the markets...
.231 Thompson, John B., a Senator from Kentucky, to, &c....

.....256, 262
tariff...
..231

243, 266, 291 Widows of revolutionary soldiers, pensions under
Stephens, Alexander H., a Representative from remarks on the proposition for per diem and the law providing for the..

....18
Georgia..... ...60, 61, 65, 195, 196, 197 mileage to Mr. Yulee.....

...283 | Woodward, Joseph A., a Representative from
remarks in regard to the Galphin claim and in Tortugas and Key West-see Fortifications.

South Carolina,
defense of Mr. Corwin, on the bill to prevent | Toucey, Isaac, a Senator from Connecticut...299 remarks on the proposition to raise a select com-
frauds on the Treasury.
Townshend, Norton S., a Representative from mittee on the tariff........

........52
Stevens, Thaddeus, a Representative from Penn Ohio-

Woolley, C. A., leave granted to withdraw the
sylvania .....
..220 remarks on the bill establishing reciprocal trade

......304
St. Lawrence, concerning the free navigation of with the British North American Provinces | Wrighi, William, a Senator from New Jersey, 243
the...
..211 on certain conditions......

.210

Y.
Stuart, Charles E., a Senator from Michigan, 243, | Tuck, Amos, a Representative from New Hamp-
292, 301 shire-

Yeas and Nays, on the proposition to give pay and
remarks on the proposition for extra compensa-
remarks on the bill establishing reciprocal trade

mileage to Mr. Yulee........... ..283
tion to the Superintendent of Public Prínting, with the British North American colonies

on proposition for recess..........
291, 292 upon certain conditions... .......197

on the proposition for extra compensation to the
remarks on the proposition for the purchase of Trade, reciprocal, with the British North Ameri-

Superintendent of Public Printing and his

clerks.....
Captain Ringgold's charts...
.317 can Provinces-

...295
Sugar interests of Louisiana, remarks in the House the bill establishing...

.....198
on adjournment..

.....301
of Representatives in relation to, by Mr.
remarks in the House of Representatives on the

on the proposition for continuance of compen-
Moore.....

sation to Robert Beale...
...209
bill establishing, &c., by-

........305
Sumner, Charles, a Senator from Massachusetts, Mr. Fulier, of Maine.

on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
Mr. Tuck..
290

.197

Ringgold's maps and charts ..... ....306
Superintendent of Public Printing, and clerks, and Mr. Townshend.

.210

on the proposition for a reading clerk to the
..211

Senate ..
messengers, extra compensation to...... 284, || Trade with Canada, concerning.

...309
291, 292 || Treasury Department, annual report from the, on

on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
remarks on-see Compensation, extra.

the condition of the finances.

.85
Captain Ringgold's charis....

..319
Survey of the coast, views on the.... .88 calls upon the, for information.........304, 323

on the proposition for the purchase of Johnson's

machine for taking the yeas and nays...319,
Surveys and explorations...

.8 || Treasury, frauds on the--see Frauds.
Sweetser, Charles, a Representative from Ohio, Treaty—see Clayton-Bulwer Treaty.

321, 322
104, 105

remarks, by-

U.
T.

Mr. Dodge, of lowa..

322
Underwood, Joseph R., a Senator from the State Mr. Hamlin...

.322
Tariff, remarks in the House of Representatives of Kentucky...

..224
Mr. Houston.

.321
concerning the, by-
remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative Mr. Mallory.

.322
Mr. Brown, of Mississippi.

..55 to colonization in North America...132, 177 || Yulee, David L., proposition to pay mileage and
Mr. Clingman....
.31, 55

per diem to.....

.245, 246, 280
Mr. Jones, of Pennsylvania.
38

remarks, by-
Mr. Meade......

Voting, machine for—see Yeas and Nays.
.33

Mr. Adams

..281, 283
Mr. Millson..

.35
W.
Mr. Badger

..281
Mr. Stanton, of Ohio....
.26 Walker, Isaac P., a Senator from Wisconsin.. 202, Mr. Bright

.280, 281, 283
Mr. Woodward...

.52
245, 305, 306, 307, 309
Mr. Borland.

.281, 282
the effects of the....
.231 resolutions by...

..245, 284, 296
Mr. Butler.

.281
Tariff statistics....
..231 remarks on the proposition for per diem and

Mr. Douglas

.280
Tehuantepec grant, remarks in the Senate in re mileage to Mr. Yulee.....

...282
Mr. Houston.

.282
gard to the...
..134 remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander

Mr. Mason

.280
By Mr. Borland......
.166 Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians..296, 297, 303 Mr. Morton...

.280, 281
Mr. Brooke....

.165 remarks on the proposition for a reading clerk in Mr. Thompson, of Kentucky. ..283
Mr. Downs....

the Senate..

..307, 308

Mr. Walker..

...229

V.

.29,

138

...282

INDEX TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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PUBLIC.

Almanac, (Nautical,) appropriation for the...353 Armories, superintendent of......... .352
Academy, Military-see Military Academy. American Archives, appropriation for.......343 Arms, inquiry as to expediency of manufacturing
Accounts, of military contributions in Mexico, 352 || Appeal, what papers necessary on...... ..335 of, by contract. ...

..352
of marshals
.335, 336 from courts of Washington Territory......340 distribution of, to lowa.....

...352
of clerks of court.

..335 Appointment, of assistant postmaster generals, 363 | Army, general appropriation bill for.... ...351
of district attorneys.........
.335 of new registers and receivers.........

.334, 360 salary of military storekeepers in Oregon, Cali-
of mint........
.346 of surveyor general in California... ...360 fornia, and New Mexico..

..351
Admiralty, costs and fees in....

.335 of assistant secretary of state, authorized...350 companies of light artillery to be remounted, 351
record of cases in, how made up..

.335
of additional appraiser general.
.347 arsenals may be abolished...

..351
Agricultural statistics, collection of.. .349 || Appraiser General, additional, to be appointed for report to be made respecting manufacturing arms
Alabama, five per cent. fund and school reserva-

the Pacific coast.....
...347 by contract.

.352
tions in..

.332 || Appropriations, for Indian affairs, the army, the extra pay to garrison of Fort Laramie.....352
settlement of claims of .

.352 navy, pensions, light-houses, military acade promotion in the corps of topographical engi-
payment to...
.352 my, harbors and rivers, fortifications, ocean neers..

.352
cedar reservations in, to be sold.. ...364 mail steamers, post offices, deficiencies. See Western Military Asylum.....

.3:2
Alanthus trees, further purchase of, for public those titles

survey of railroad route to the Pacific......352
ground, forbidden...

.348

general, civil, and diplomatic appropriation deficiency appropriation for........ .342
Alimentary substances, appropriation for experi-

bill....

..343 pay of officers employed in astronomical expe-
ments on...
1.353 Arkansas, grant of land to, for a railroad....333 dition to Chili. :

343

.........361

............347

........337

351

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.339

Arrest, on civil process for debt forbidden in Dis California-Continued.

Compensation Continued.
trict of Columbia.....................332 town and village lots ....................361 of depositaries of public money ...........338
of persons charged under laws of the United pay for surveying .......................361 of deputy-surveyors at Boston, New York,

States with crime, process for...........335 officers to continue till a successor is appoint Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans,
Arsenals, such may be abolished as shall be judged
ed ...........

342
expedient.............................352 census returns made by, to be appended to cen of those engaged in astronomical expedition to
the one at New Castle conveyed to that town, 352 sus report...

.....364

Chili................................343
Assay Office, to be established in New York. .350 grants of land to, for public buildings and an of territorial officers, in case of absence ....343

officers, &c., in..........................350 university............................361 of treasurers of the mint.........
bullion and gold dust may be left at........350 officers, jurors, and witnesses in, to have for of collector at Chicago.......

..347
transfer of metals assayed to the mint......350 two years double pay.......

of commissioner to China...

.348
charges in.........
.350 Capitol, appropriation for the..........341, 348 of ministers resident....

.347
room and machinery for..
..........351 Cayuse Indians, payment on account of Cayuse of auxiliary guard......

.348
mint laws to apply to...

war...............................341 of California land commissioners and secretary,
to be subject to rules of director of the mint, 350 Census, of California to be appended to report of,

349
assistant treasurer to be treasurer of.......350

364 of surveyor general in California..........361
his salary........
..............351 printing of abstract of.........

.365 of surveyor general in Oregon ............334
appropriation for..........

appropriation for....................

...341
.................349

of superintendent of coast survey..........349
Assistant Dragoman, office of, abolished.....342 Census Board, salary of secretary of ...... .364 of clerks in the departments as classified .349, 350
Assistant Postmaster General, to be appointed by Central America, minister to, appropriation for, of Vice President, Secretaries of Departments,
the President, with advice and consent of the

347 Postmaster General, and Attorney-General,
Senate........
.........363 to whom to be accredited..........

350
Assistant Secretary of State, to be appointed..350 | Charts, wind and current, appropriation for..353 of Assistant Secretary of State............350

his salary and duties........... ........350 Chelsea, hospital at, disposition of lands belong of those engaged in assay office in New York,
Assistant Treasurer, of New York to be treasurer ing to......................... ......353

350
of assay office........ ..........350 | Chicago, salary of collector at ..............347 of assistant treasurer of New York........351
his salary increased to $6,000, from the time that | Chickasaw Indians, appropriation for the....356 of pursers and their clerks in California....352

office opens......... ...............351 | Chili, pay of officers engaged in astronomical ex- | of garrison at Fort Laramie............ ..352
Astronomical Expedition, to Chili, pay of officers pedition to............................343 of postmasters in Richmond, (Virginia,) and
engaged in...........

China, commissioner to reside at, salary of...348 Cleveland, (Ohio,)........
Attorney General, increase of salary of......350 || Chippewa Indians, appropriation for........343 of secretary of census board........
Attorneys, District-see District Attorneys.

of Saganaw, appropriation for.............356 extra pay of navy on Pacific coasts........352
fees of, which are to be taxed as costs.....335 Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York of deputy postmasters....................363
Auxiliary Guard, pay of...................348 Indians, appropriation for..............356 | Congress, members of, not to act as agents for
Averill, Loriston, payment to.... .........342
of Lake Superior and the Mississippi, appro-

claimants ........
B.
priation for..........................

penalty for bribery...
and Otto was, appropriation for............357 || distribution of books to, what allowable..343
Babbage, Charles, his plan for lights to be tested,

Choctaw Indians, appropriation for .........356 delegates to, from Washington Territory...340
355

Christian Indians, appropriation for.........356 Corwin, Thomas, payment of expenses of com-
Bail in District of Columbia, no person to be held

Circuit Court, of District of Columbia, cases com mittee of investigation of conduct of.....343
to, for debt. ........
...........332

Costs, taxable, items of................335, 337
Beacons—see Light-Houses.

menced in, may be continued beyond end of

term of...............................334 Counterfeiting, of postage stamps, penalty for, 363
Belleview, grant of land to..................333

judge of, may appoint a crier.............336 Courts, cases commenced in District of Columbia,
Biennial Register, appropriation for.........349
I attendants on ...........................336

may be continued into the next term.....334
Binding of public documents, regulation of...344

Claims on United States, transfers of, forbidden criers of, and attendants on...............336
Books, distribution of, to members of Congress,

before allowance...

in Washington Territory....
what allowable........................343

transfers of, form of...

.......337 || Creek Indians, appropriation for the.........356
Boundary Survey with Mexico, restriction on ap-
propriation for removal in part..........331

powers of attorney to collect, how to be made, Criminal Court of the District of Columbia, salary
and when.....

of judge of........
.........337

........333
.......209, 349
appropriation for......

members of Congress not to act as agents for, cases commenced in, may be continued in the
extension of time of appointment, of officers

337
next term.........

..........334
• of....

.............349
Bounty Lands, surrender of warrants for, and re-

Criminal Law, penalty for bribery of members of
Clerks in the departments, classification of...349,

350 Congress.......

...........338
location thereof .......................331 temporary in office of third auditor of the treas arrest of prisoners, charged with two or more
correction of erroneous locations, and entry of,

ury................. .... .....344

offenses ........

........335
chief, in the departments.................350

commitment of prisoners.....
Breakwaters-see Harbors.

disbursing....:.:

...350 in capital cases, witnesses for defense to be paid
Bribery, of members or officers of Congress, or

of pursers, in California..

...352
by the United States......

..........336
officers in the departments, penalty for...339

of surveyor-general, in California. .... ...360 taking receipt for larger sum than is paid, to be
Bridges, across the Potomac, appropriation for,

of navy-yards, pay of.....

...353 held embezzlement ....................353
348, 349
Clerks of courts, fees of....

offenses, concerning public records........338
over the Western waters.................352
accounts of.............................336

counterfeiting, &c., postage stamps........363
Brooklyn Navy-Yard, appropriation for lands

Cleveland, Ohio, pay of postmaster at........363 || Cuban Prisoners, appropriation for..........342
at. , .................................354

Coals, outstanding debenture bonds for, cancella- | Cumberland Road, surrender to Ohio of part
sale of part of lands of...................354
tion of................................350 11 of...........

332
appropriation for......................353

Coast Survey, appropriations for...342, 347, 354 | Custom-Houses, appropriations for, at-
Buckley, James S., payment to.............342
Bullion, disposition of, when deposited in New

salary of superintendent of............... 349

Bangor......
annual report concerning .................349 |

...347
York Assay Office.....

Charleston .........
how to be cast.......

annual report of.........
....350
Coins, Gold, a three-dollar piece authorized..335 Eastport.........

.342
See Mint-Coins.

Coins, Silver, weight of, .......

.334 Louisville ...

..........

.347
Buoys—see Light-Housės.

purchase of bullion for ...

.335
Norfolk.........

.347
Bureau of Construction, &c., chief of, to be a skill-

private deposits for, not allowed.......

Providence..............................341

..347
ful naval constructor........ ............345

how to be paid out, .......
.335 Richmond..........................

.347
Burges, Walter S., payment to.............342

size and devices of.......

San Francisco......................

.342
Burlington, Iowa, grant of land to...........333

act of 1853, chap. 79, respecting, when to take St. Louis......................
C.
eflect.................................343

Wilmington........... ....
California, certain expenditures of General Riley Colleetor at Chicago, salary of..............347 general appropriation for ........

.......347
for, to be allowed in his accounts .......333 Commissioners, on California land claims, com-
jurisdiction of district court in..............337 pensation of.........

.........349
extension of time for bids for mint in......343 of court, fees of..............

Debenture Bonds, for coals, cancellation of...350
salary of commissioners of land claims in, and Compensation, of judge of the criminal court in Deficiencies, appropriation bill for..........341
their secretary..........

...........349

the District of Columbia ...............337 Vice President......
basin and railway in.............
.853 fee bill of 1853, ch. 80, respecting compensa." foreign intercourse. .

.341
advertisement of uncalled-for letters in .....256 tion-

miscellaneous .....

342, 343
military reservations in, for Indian purposes, 359 of marshals.......ii.

capitol..........
Burveyor-general to be appointed in. .......360 of district attorneys..

335 library room..........

.341
his powers and duties........

of clerks of court.
.335 avenues...

.341
his clerks........
.360 of commissioners.....
.337

.341
surveys by....
.360 of jurors .......

William Williams..

.341
register and receiver to be appointed...... .360 of witnesses .....

Gregory Ennis......

.341
lands in, subject to preëmption laws......
of attorneys, &c................ .335 shipwrecks................

....341
sale of lands in..........................360 accounts to be rendered .......

.336 Congress. ........
school lands in .......

.......360,361 II penalty for extortion ..................337 paper and printing......................341

363

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Bath........

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Deficiencies, appropriations for- Continued. Fees-Continued.

Indian Affairs, appropriations for, and provisions
Indian affairs..

........341, 342, 343 accounts to be rendered by marshals, clerks of respecting the- Continued.
post office department....................342 court, and district attorneys, respecting ..336 Choctaws ............................356
army ..........

....342, 343
repeal of former fee bills...

Christian Indians......................356
rivers and harbors.......

......342

Finch, David, payment to......... ....342 Creeks...............................356
Burveys...............
Fines and forfeitures-see Penalties.

Delawares........................342, 356
property lost at fire in the Washington Navy: | Florida, settlement of claims of.............352

Eel Rivers, (Miamies)......

.357
Yard..........
Florida Indians, appropriation for the........357

Florida Indian's..........
statue of Andrew Jackson........ .342 Forfeitures--see Fines.

lowas.....
ateamboat inspectors..........., .342 Forbes, R. B., and others, repayment to, of ex-

Kanzas ..........iiiiii..
custom houses.
342 penses for a light-boat, at Minot's Ledge au Menomonies........

.356, 357
public grounds..................

thorized ..........:::::

.............355

Miamies .........
President's house.........
342 Foreign intercourse, deficiency appropriations

Missourias ........
Levi Johnson.............

for..

..341, 342, 343
New York Indians.....

.358
W. S. Burges..............

342
appropriation for.......................347

Omahas

.357
E. S. Norris...
.342 for minister to Central America...........347 Osages..............................

.357
G. R. Stuntz............. .......

.342 salary of ministers resident......
T. W. Law,.....................

office of assistant dragoman abolished.....342 Otto was..............................357
Globe and Appendix. ...............341, 343 | Fort Leavenworth, appropriation for bridges and

Pawnees.........
salaries of absent territorial officers. .......343 communications between and Republican

Piankeshaws ....

.....................357
distribution of books to members of Congress, Fork of Kansas River....

Pottawatomies..
confined to those printed as public docu Fortifications, appropriations for, in-

of Huron....
ments.......................
.343 California...................

.351

of Missouri......
salaries of deputy surveyors, ........
.343 Delaware...................

.351 Quapaws.............

...........358
light-houses.................*

Florida.............!
351 Sacs and Foxes...

..358.
John M. Reynolds......

Georgia.............

.351 of Mississippi.
pay of those engaged in astronomical expedi-

.351

Seminoles.......
tion to Chili.....

.........343
Maryland.......

Senecas...

.358
extension of time for bids for a mint in Califor Massachusetts.......

Shawnees................ .

358, 359
nia ..............:::
North Carolina. ...............,

Sioux of Mississippi........
................343

.358
charge for casting gold or silver at the mint, or Frauds on the Treasury, act for prevention of, 337 Six Nations of New York...
assay offices......... ...............
transfer of claims, when and how allowable, 337

Stockbridges........

.358
sizes, devices, &c., of the new silver coins..343 members of Congress not to act for claimants, Texas Indians..............
settlement of accounts of the late collector at

337, 338

Weas...............................359
San Francisco........................343 penalty for bribery.........

Winnebagoes.............................358
Delaware Indians, appropriation for the..342, 356 for offenses concerning records............338

W yandots....................
Delegate, from Washington Territory ........340 taking false receipts, penalty for..........359 Inspectors of Steamboats, may grant further time
Depositaries, of public moneys, compensation

to owners of steamboats to comply with
of.. ..................................338

steamboat act.......................364
Deputy Surveyors, at Boston, New York, Phila-
Gaines, John P., payment to...............359 ||

approval of boilers by....................364
delphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans, pay Gardener, Public, to have management of grounds

no person interested in any patent for articles
of...............

of the Capitol and Executive Mansion....348 required by steamboat act to be competent to
District Attorneys, fees of...... ....335, 337

Georgia, settlement of claim of...

.352

hold the office of ......................364
limit of compensation of........

.336
reappropriation for militia of...

.342 Interior Department, appropriation for the sup-
accounts of.............................336 | Gibbon, Lardner, payment to.............353 | port of the...........................345
appointment of, for Washington Territory, 339
Globe, Congressional, and Appendix, appropria-

Internal Improvements-see Harbors.
fees of, for services within the past six years, 335 tion for..........................341, 343

lowa, regulation of terms of District Court in, 338
pay of counsel to assist. ...

distribution of arms to ...................352

H.
District Court of California, jurisdiction of, in

lowa Indians, appropriation for the...
criminal cases............
Harbors and Rivers, appropriation for improve-

..

J.
of Iowa, regulation of terms of............338

ment of
criers of, and attendants on..............

Ashtabula Harbor.......................342

Jackson, Andrew, appropriation for statue of, 342,
District of Columbia, regulation of executions

Buffalo Creek ........

.342

. . 351
in.: ............:::::...............

.332
Cleveland Harbor...

Johnson, Levi, payment to.................342
bail and arrest in civil cases for debt in....332
Genesee River .......

Judiciary, appropriation for the............346
salary of judge of criminal court in........333

Milwaukie Harbor....rs..............

.342

Jurors, pay of ............................337
Dock in California, basin and railway to be built

Red River Raft...

1 in California and Oregon, extra pay to.rr..337
in connection with.....................353 Seekonk River........
Documentary History, appropriation for the, 343

Hernden, William L., payment to.
Downing, A.J., appropriation for arrears due, 342
Home Department-see Interior.

Kanzas Indians, appropriations for the......357
Dragoman, Assistant in Turkey, office of abol.
Hospitals, marine, at-

communication between Kansas River and Fort
ished.........

.342
Napoleon.............

Leavenworth .........................352
• Dubuque, (lowa,) grant of land to ..........333

Evansville.........

347 Kent, Edward, payment to.................347
E.
Natchez..............

.347 King, J. B.; settlement of accounts of........343
St. Louis..............

.347 King, William R., administration to, of oath of
Eel Rivers Indians, appropriation for the. ...357 naval, at Chelsea, disposition of lands of...353

office as Vice President ...codici .......341
Electoral Messengers, appropriation for payment • appropriation for...

.**. L. "
.

.. .'
at New York, lands of........
Embezzlement, taking a receipt (for money ap-

' I. '

La Truite, Martin, payment to ............349
: ; propriated) for a greater sum than is paid

Land Districts, establishment of, in California, 360
held to be.........

.........359

Independent Treasury, compensation of deposit | Land Offices, provisions respecting when they are
Engineers, (Topographical,) promotion in corps

aries................................338

abolished..........

...........332
List of....................................352

appropriation for support of..... ....347 | President may discontinue when sales are less
Ennis, Gregory, payment to..............341 salary of assistant treasurer at New York..351 _than expenses ....................

..345
Enrollment, of foreign vessels wrecked and bought,

President may change location of.....348, 360
and repaired by citizens................331

publication of statistice..................359 || Lands-Bee Public Lands.
Envelopes, stamped, penalty for offenses concern medals of the President...

Lane, Thomas W., payment to.............342
. ing.......................... .....

military reservations for Indians, in California, Lee County, (Iowa,) claim of, to be audited and
,, to be defaced when deposited.............363 New Mexico, and Utah ...............359

paid....................
· penalty for using or attempting to use twice, 363

negotiations with tribes west of Missouri and Lee, Richard B.; payment of.............352
Executions, in District of Columbia, regulation

• Iowa.............................*359

Letters uncalled' for in California, advertisment
of........................ ....
payment of appropriations, how made.... 359 ..of.

...........354

ii....................
Executive, appropriation for the.... .344

taking receipts for larger sums than are paid, Library of Congress, appropriation for......344
" northeast building........

.344
penalties for..........m en

maq..359

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.......342 cepted by inspectors in certain cases.....365
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appropriations for, and provisions respecting Light-Houses, appropriations for... 343, 346, 347
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....332 Louisiana .... .355 his clerk..

.352 | Perjury, false swearing under fee bill made...337 Maine....

.354 pay of commandant's clerks at, and clerks of the Piankeshaw Indians, appropriation for the ...358 Massachusetts.

.354, 355 yard, the navy-yards at Boston, New York, | Postage stamps, penalties for offenses concerning, Michigan.. ...354 Washington, Norfolk, and Pensacola ...352

363 New Jersey.. .354, 355 nautical almanac..

.353 envelopes to be defaced when deposited... 363 New York: ..354 wind and current charts.

.353 Postmasier General, salary increased........350 Ohio.... ..455 observatory.

.353 assistants to be hereafter appointed by the PresOregon...

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.353 ident with advice of the Senate... ......363 Rhode Island...

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..353 | Postmaster at Cleveland and Richmond, compenSouth Carolina..

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...355
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.354 | Post Office, deficiency appropriation for..... ..342 Virginia.... ..355 survey of coast of Gulf of Mexico.. ...354

general appropriation bill for...

354 Littell, J. S., payment to......

pay of the medical officers who served in Mex restoration of proceeds of property stolen from M. ico with marines. ... .354 the mail....

...354

.345 Mail Steamships, appropriation bill for......355 department of the, appropriations for.

act of 1852, ch. Ill, sec. 3, respecting route

.332

Navy Pensions, appropriations for the.. investigation, and report to be made concern

.354

agents, repealed... ing

.....355

Navy, Secretary of the, compensation of, in advertisement, of letters uncalled for in Califorlines to Havre and Bremen may be discontin; Navy-yards, appropriation for, at

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.354 ued...

..355

appropriation for Ocean steamers... Boston...

.353 Marine Corps, appropriation for... ..354

Cleveland, &c., Railroad, made a post road, 361 Memphis..

.353 Marshals, fees of, as prescribed in general fee bill

...363

all railroads made post roads.... New York.

.353 of 1853... .335, 336, 337

compensation of postmasters at Cleveland and Norfolk.. limit of compensation of.

.353

...363 ...336

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.353
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compensation of deputy postmasters.......363 Philadelphia

.353 in California and Oregon, extra pay of.....337

penalty for offenses concerning stamped enxelPortsmouth. .353 opes...

..363 of Washington Territory, pay of.....339, 340 of South Carolina, pay of...

..336
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.353 stamped envelopes to be defaced when deposMcCauley, Daniel S., payment to........

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.353 ited...

.363 .351 McReynolds, John, payment to...

.352
.343
pay of clerks at ....

carriage of, on railroad from the Mississippi to Menomonee Indians, appropriation for..356, 357 disposition of the lands at Bronklyn. ..354 the Texan boundry.......

.333 Messengers, Electoral, appropriation for payment

New Castle, Delaware, arsenal site of, to be recon Post Roads, all railroads made, or which shall be of.....

.331
conveyed to..........
.352 made, declared to be.....

...363 Meteorological observations, appropriation for, 353 New Mexico, military reservations in, for Indian Cleveland, &c.; Railroad, and its continuation, Mexico, boundary with, restrictions on survey of,

purposes.
..359 declared to be.....

.353 in act of 1852, ch. 108, removed in part...331 provisions respecting legislative assembly of, 363 general bill for constituting...

..361 appropriation for survey of...... ..349

pay of commissioners to draft a code of laws Paitawotomie Indians, appropriation for the..358 for....

..363 extension of time of appointments of officers of

of Huron, appropriation for the............358 the......

..349
extra session of, authorized.....

..363 Preëniption lands in California, how far subjeet Miami Indians, appropriations for the.......357 New York Indians, appropriation for the ... .357

......360

.342 Military Academy, appropriations for the, 338, 341 Norris, E. S., payment to ....

act of 1846 respecting, suspended preëmption Military Bounty Land Warrants—see Bounty.

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claims extended......

1.364 Military Asylum, appropriation for a western, 352 Oath of Office, of William R. King, administra

right of, extended to the alternate reserved secMilitary Contributions, act concerning, extend tion of

......360 .......341

tions on the lines of railroad... ed.. ..352 || Observatory—see National Observatory.

in reservations, on account of French or SpanMilitary Reservations in California, for Indian

...360 Ocean Steamers, appropriation bill for.......355

ish claims. ..359 purposes. .....

..337 investigation and report to be made concerning,

Printers, fees of.. settlements near, forbidden.. ..360

355

Prisoners, how committed, brought into court, in Oregon ... ..334 lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontinued,

&c....i

.335, 337 Military Storekeepers in Oregon, California, and

.337 355

Prize cases, costs in, how paid... New Mexico, pay of... ....351 | Officers, act to prevent frauds on treasury by, 337

Proctor, Amos, explanation of act of 1844, ch. Mills, Clark, to be employed to make an eques penalty, for offenses of, as to records......338

168, concerning.

.351 trian statue of George Washington......332

.335 penalty for taking a receipt by, for more than

Proctors, fees of.. to be compensated for his statue of Andrew

is paid

.359

Public Buildings, appropriations for, 341,348, 349 beter Jackson... 351 land, how long to hold their offices........361

Public Documents, binding of, execution of..344 Minnesota, appropriation for roads in... .331 | Ohio, surrender of part of Cumberland Road to,

Public Grounds, appropriation for......348, 349 appropriation for public buildings in. .360

332

purchase of alanthus trees forbidden.......348 appropriation for school lands in. .364 Omaha Indians, appropriation for the.. .357

attached to the Capitol and Executive Mansion general appropriation for.. ..346 | Oregon, school lands in....

.331

to be under the management of the public garMinot's Ledge, site for a-light-house in place of

dener.. .331

.348 appropriations for military roads in.. the one authorized on... .355

.331 provisions for setilers in.

Public Lands, school lands in Oregon.

.334 claim of R. B. Forbes and others for a light

.360 surveyor general of, an act concerning.

school lands in California...

.334 boat at, to be investigated and paid......335 to have a seal...:

school lands in Washington...

.340

.361 Mint, issue of new silver coins from, and their land reservations in:

.234

..332

school lands in Alabama.. weight.. ..334, 335 provision for sale of lands in.

.234

relocation of bounty land warrants. ..331 their size and devices.. ...343 fees of jurors, witnesses, marshals, &c., in, 337

disposition of papers, &c., where land offices purchase of bullinn for...

..336
act erecting northern part of, into the Territory

are abolished:.....

......332 private deposits for, forbidden.. .335 of Washington......

.338

grant to Arkansas, and Missouri, for a railroad, regulations concerning . ..335

333 government jurisdiction of, with Washington act when to take effect.; .335, 343 Territory over Columbia River .........340

price of alternate sections doubled .........333 new gold piece of three dollars to be issued..335 Osage Indians, appropriation for the...... ..357

grant to towns of Belleview, Burlington, and charge for casting. .335, 343 Otroe Indians, appropriation for the........ .357

Dubuque.......

...333 persons to make devices for new coins...,:343 Ottowa Indians, appropriation for the. .231

righıs of settlers, their widows, &c., in Oregeneral appropriation for..... .346 and Chippewas, appropriation for the....357

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.334 accounts of..

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sales of, in Oregon, authorized transfer to, from assay office... ..350

officers to be appointed.....

.334 provisions respecting assay office of, at New Pacific, survey of route for a railroad to the ..352 reservations .i.viii

.334 York.

.350, 351

from the Mississippi River to the appropriation compensation of surveyor general in Oregon, 334 ? in California, extension of time for bids for, 343

for.....

military reservations in California, Utah, or refining by private establishments.... ..350

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...349

New Mexico, for Indian purposes......359 Missionary Stations in Washington Territory: | Paupers in the District of Columbia, appropriation Patent Office, appropriation for.....341, 342, 345 right of preëmption in the alternate reserved

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.348, 349 on lines in California.. Missouri Indians, appropriations for the.....357

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.349
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....360 N.

for offenses respecting stamped envelopes-see President authorized to change location of land Envelopes.

offices... National Observatory, appropriation for the..353

...348, 360 salary of assistant astronomer at..........352

for taking a receipt for more money than is or to abolish them in certain cases.. ...345 Nautical Almanac, appropriation for the.....353

paid

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in California, survey ol, authorized and regulain the act to prevent frauds on the treasury..337

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.360 Naval Academy, appropriation for the .......353 | Pensions, Invalid, of widows of revolutionary solNavy, general appropriation bill for the ......352

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secretary

.339 bonds of.. .361 of foreigners in cases of rescue from ship legislative assembly..

.339 grant to California for a university and for pub wreck..

.341 sessions limited ...

.339 lic buildings..... ...361 || Shipwreck, reward to foreigners in cases of rescue qualifications of voters.

.339 surveyor-general of Oregon to have a seal..361 from..

.341 legislative powers.

.339 his altested copies to be evidence....... ...361 Sioux Indians, of Mississippi, appropriation for

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..361
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....358
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.340 correction of errorreous locations and entries, 363 | Six Nations, Indians of New York, appropria laws to embrace but one object, and that exgrant for schools in Minnesota..... ..363 tions for the.....

.358 pressed in the title......

..339 act concerning suspended entries..........363 | Smallwood, James B., payment to...... .349 judiciary.....

.339, 340 reserved cedar lands in Alabama to be sold, 363 Smith, Buckingham, payment to....... .347 removal of cases to...

.340 Public Ministers, salary of those resident at sun Smithsonian Institute, appointment of regents appointment of officers.......

.340 dry places.. .347 in... .364 existing laws continued..

.340 Public Moneys, compensation of the depositaries | South Carolina, salary of marshal of.........336 delegate from....

.340 of... .338 | Spanish Consul and Subjects, indemnification certain officers to retain office.

.340 Public Printer, settlement of the certain accounts of..

....365 officers to give bonds........

.340 of the.. ..364 State Department, appropriations for support of, school lands in.......

.340 Pursers in California, pay of. ..352

344 jurisdiction over Columbia River.

.340
elerk of......
..352 Assistant Secretary of State to be appointed, 355 appropriation for....

.351
Statistics, agricultural, appropriation for collection Water, supply of, to Çity of Washington....348
of ...
...349 | Weas, appropriation for the..

.359 Quapaw Indians, appropriation for the......358 Indian, appropriations for...... ..359 | Webster, Daniel, appropriation for expenses of Statue of George Washington, appropriation for, obsequies of...

.344

332 | Williams, William, payment to.... ..341 Railroads, all now made or hereafter to be made, of Andrew Jackson, appropriation for, 342, 351 | Wind and Current Charts, appropriation for.353 constituted 1. post roads.....

...363 | Statutes at Large, appropriation for the purchase Winnebago Indians, appropriation for...357, 359 grant to Arkansas and Missouri in aid of one of ....

....349 and other tribes.

..357 from the Mississippi to the Texan bound Steamboat Inspectors, authorized to dispense with Witnesses, fees of..

..337 ary...

...333 certain requirements of the act relating to provision respecting persons coming from abroad survey of a route for, to the Pacific........352 .steamboats...

«...364, 365

.337 Receivers, land, appointment of........334, 360 persons interested in patents for things required, respecting officers of government.

.337 tenure of office of....

.361 not to be competent to hold the office of..363 in California, and Oregon, extra pay of....337 surplus fees of, for bounty land warrants, to be Stockbridge Indians, appropriation for the. ...358 | Wreck, appropriation for acknowledging services paid to the treasurer...... .348 Stocks, (Public,) purchase of, authorized.....350 of foreigners in rescue from.

.341 Records, Public, penalty for offenses concern

Stuntz, George R., payment to........,

....324

Wright, Hendrick B., payment lo........... .341 ingicos

.338 Superintendent of the coast survey, pay of...349 Wyandots appropriation for the............. .359 of court; how made up.

.335 of public printing to superintend the binding of Red River Raft, amendment of appropriation for public documents..

.344

PRIVATE. · removal of....

.....364 of public printing, to receive and keep samples Regents, in Smithsonian Institution, appointment of paper for maps, &c....

.344

Albatross, The, register to issue to..........369 of.io.

Alcoli, Sidney S., allowed to enter land.. of armories, inquiry as to appointment of..351

..366 ....364 Registers, land, appointment of........

..334, 360 || Surveyor-General for California, appointment of, Allegheny Valley Railroad, right of way granted tenure of ofhce of.... and his duties,

tu the... ...360

.360

.369 for Oregon, duties of..

.334 surplus fees of, for bounty land warrants to be

Armistead, Elizabeth, pension of.

..366 paid into 'Treasury.. ......348 | Surveys, of the coast-see Coast Surveys.

Armstrong, Robert, setilement of accounts of, 372 of vessels wrecked, and purchased by Ameri

of lands in California..

.360
Arnow, Joseph, claim of heirs of, to be adjusted,

366
cans and repaired.
.....331

..364 of railroad roạte to the Pacific.

B. Richmond, (Virginia,) compensation of postmas. Suspended entries, act of 1846 concerning, revi. ter at. .....363

.364 Baden, Frances E., pension of.....

.370 Riley, Brigadier General Bennett, settlement of

T.
Barnard, Christine, payment to.

...370
accounts of.. io...
.333

Barnett, Thompson, payment to

..373 to be allowed certain expenses in California, 333 Taliaferro, John, payment to.

.342 Bates, Lewis H., claim of, to be audited and paid, to be indemnified against certain suits......333 || Territory of Washington, established....: .338

371 Rivers and Harbors, appopriations for.'......342 act concerning pay of officers absent from a, Battle, Isaac L., estate of, released from a judgappropriation for Seekonk river, amended..365 repealed...

.343

.373 Red River Raft, amendment explanatory of act Texas Indians, appropriation for the..... .359 Baury, Mary, pension of...

...371 appropriating money for removal of raft || Tod, David, payment io.....

.347 Bay City, the name of the Forest City changed of... ..364 || Topographical Engineers, rule of promotion in

.369 Route Agents, act of 1852, ch. 111, sec. 3, respect corps of.........

..352 Bedient, William, pension of..

.368
ing salary of, repealed...
.354 | Treasury, Secretary of the, salary of, increas. Belleview, lowa, grant of land to..

.368
ed ...........
s.

350 || Belknap, Ann C., pension of ..

...367 to report annually respecting coast survey..349 Benneti, B. B., pension of.......

.370 Sac and Fox Indians, appropriation for the. . 235,

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Blunt, S. F., payment lo...

..370
236

Boundary, Brig, register to issue to.. ...372 San Franciseo, settlement of accounts of late col Utah, military reservation in, for Indian pur- || Box, Edward, pension of .......

.:.370 lector at.. ..343 poses.

.359 Brazil Packet, The, register to issue to the, under ' extension of time for bids for a mint at.....343

V:
the name of May..

.370
basin and railway at......
.353

Burlington, Iowa, grant of land to........... .368 Seamen, appropriation for.

.348 || Vice President, salary of, increased..........350 Bush, Captain, payment of company of, for serfees of, when they return to be witnesses...337 administration of oath of office to William R. vices in Florida....1.

..369 Seekonk River, amendment of appropriation for, King....

.341 365 || Virginia, settlement of claim.of.

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.352
Secretary, of California land claim commission, payment to. Captain McRae's company of vol- | California, expenses of, paid by General Riley, to

.349
unteers from .......
...352 be allowed in his accounts..

.368
of census board, pay of.
...364 | Vouchers, false, penalty for officers taking re Capers, Jim, pension of.....

...367 of State, pay of, incrensed.

.350 ceipts for more than they pay...........359 Carr, John, arrears of pension of, to be paid to his assistant to, to be appointed... ..350

W.
children...

.......367 of the Interior, pay of, 'increased. ......350

Carrier Pigeon, The, name of the Ontario changed of the Navy, pay of, increased... ...350 Walker, Courtney M., payment to..........359 of the Treasury, pay of, increased.. ......350 || War, Secretary of, salary of, increased......350 Chelsea, Massachusetts, right of way granted to, of War, pay of, increased...

..350

to report respecting manufacturing arms by Seminole Indians, of Florida, appropriation for contract...

..352 | Cleveland and Pittsburg Railroad, right of way the .. .357 Washington City, supply of water to........348 granted to..........

..369 Seneca Indians, appropriations for the.......359 Washington, George, appropriation for an eques Click, Henry, increase of pension of.........371 and Shawanees, appropriation for the......359 trian statue of...

......348 Cobb, Ursula E., pension of.......

.371 of New York, appropriation for the........328 || Washington Navy Yard, indemnification for pron- || Colton, Walter, payment to representatives of, 370 Shawnee Indians, appropriation for the......358 erty burnt at...

..342 Converse, John P., payment to.

....373 and Senecas, appropriations for the........358 Washington Territory, establishment of the. .338 | Corderey, David, payment to representatives of, Shipping, registers and enrollment to issue to for boundaries.

..338

373 eign vessels wrecked, and purchased by Amer reservation of power of United States respecting Covert, Cornelius, payment to.... .371 ican citizens and repaired at a certain cost, 331 Indians....

.338 Craig, Elizabeth, pension of.....

..371 pay of seamen sent home as witnesses.....337 missionary stations.

..338 “Creery, Colonel James R., payment to

....368

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