The Statutes at Large, Treaties, and Proclamations of the United States of America from ..., Volume 13

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Contents

Union Gas Light Company An act to incorporate the Union Gas Light Company of the District
43
Colleges for the Benefit of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts An act extending the time within
47
Providence Hospital An act to incorporate Providence Hospital of the city of Washington
50
Nebraska An act to enable the people of Nebraska to form a constitution and state govern
59
District fc of Presque Isle to be called Erie An act to change the name of the district and port
65
Inspectors of Customs Pay of certain increased An act to increase the compensation of inspec
71
Convicts in Courts of the United States An act concerning the disposition of convicts in
74
Indian Reservations in Utah An act to vacate and sell the present Indian reservations in Utah
77
Navy Appropriation An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending
80
Appropriations to pay Damages by the Sioux Indians An act making appropriations tor the pay
92
Steamships between the United States and Brazil An act authorizing the establishment of ocean
98
Lands to Iowa for Railroads Locations of Roads changed An act to amend an act entitled An
103
Public Printing An act to amend an act relative to the public printing June 3 1864 ch 107
107
Inspectors of Steamboats An act to create an additional supervising inspector of steamboats
120
Stipulations to Discharge Attachments An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury
122
Withdrawal of Goods from Public Stores An act to amend an act entitled An act to extend
133
Lands in California An act for the relief of the settlers upon certain lands in California
134
Claims of Peruvian Citizens An act to amend an act entitled An act to provide for the pay
141
Potomac Ferry Company An act to incorporate the Potomac Ferry Company July 1 1864
331
Page Lot of Land in Fort Crawford Reservation An act for the sale of a lot of land in Iowa in
334
Wallabout Bay Brooklyn An act to authorize the United States to acquire land in Wallabout
354
Runcho Laguna de Santos Callé An act to quiet the titles to lands within the Rancho Laguna
372
Branch Mint at San Francisco An act authorizing the erection of buildings for the branch mint
375
Rooms for Agricultural Department An act to repeal a joint resolution entitled Joint resolu
381
Pensions and Pensioners An act supplementary to an act entitled An act to grant pensions
387
Quartermasters Department An act to provide for the better organization of the quartermasters
394
Public Printing and Bounties to Volunteers A resolution amendatory of the joint
399
Fort Pillow Examination into Attack upon Joint resolution directing the committee
405
StaffOfficers of the Lieutenant General Joint resolution relative to pay of staff
406
Army Register Joint resolution to provide for the publication a full Army Regis
412
Musicinns A resolution explanatory of an act entitled An Act to increase the
416
Consular and Diplomatic Appropriation An act making appropriations for the consular and diplo
422
Relief of certain Sioux Indians An act for the relief of certain friendly Indians of the Sioux
427
City Charter of Washington amended An act to amend an act entitled An act to amend an
434
Circuit and District Courts in Nevada An act providing for a district and a circuit court of
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Page 96 - Second. Such as shall be mortgaged to it in good faith by way of security for debts previously contracted.
Page 79 - That when the lands in the said Territory shall be surveyed under the direction of the government of the United States, preparatory to bringing the same into market, sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in each township in said Territory shall be and the same are hereby reserved for the purpose of being applied to schools in said Territory, and in the States and Territories hereafter to be erected out of the same.
Page 98 - No association shall make any loan or discount on the security of the shares of its own capital stock, nor be the purchaser or holder of any such shares, unless such security or purchase shall be necessary to prevent loss upon a debt previously contracted in good faith...
Page 74 - That nothing in this act contained shall be construed to impair the rights of person or property now pertaining to the Indians in said Territory, so long as such rights shall remain unextinguished by treaty between the United States and such Indians...
Page 345 - Pacific coast, and to secure the safe and speedy transportation of the mails, troops, munitions of war, and public stores, over the route of said line of railway, every alternate section of public land, not mineral, designated by odd numbers...
Page 27 - That five per centum of the proceeds of the sales of public lands lying within said state which shall be sold by the United States subsequent to the admission of said state into the Union, after deducting all the expenses incident to the same, shall be paid to the said state, to be used as a permanent fund, the interest of which only shall be expended for the support of the common schools within said state.
Page 77 - Writs of error and appeals from the final decisions of said Supreme Court shall be allowed, and may be taken to the Supreme Court of the United States, in the same manner and under the same regulations as from the circuit courts of the United States...
Page 272 - July, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight,' there shall be levied, collected, and paid, for and in respect of the several bonds, debentures, or certificates of stock and of indebtedness, and other documents, instruments, matters, and things mentioned and described in Schedule A of this...
Page 89 - To exercise by its board of directors, or duly authorized officers or agents, subject to law, all such incidental powers as shall be necessary to carry on the business of banking; by discounting and negotiating promissory notes, drafts, bills of exchange, and other evidences of debt...
Page 47 - Ships, whether steamships or sailing ships, when at anchor in roadsteads or fairways, shall, between sunset and sunrise, exhibit where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light in a globular lantern of eight inches in diameter, and so constructed as to show a clear uniform and unbroken light visible all around the horizon, and at a distance of at least one mile.

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