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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

fix the compensation of the officers of the Senate and House of Representatives.

(Obsolete.) April 29, 1802.. Copyright. Protection extended to the Arts of Designing historical and other Prints. An act

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

pealed.) April 29, 1802.. Compensation of Officers employed in the Collection of Duties. An act to amend “An act to

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

172 Regulation of Foreign Coins. An act to suspend in part the act entitled “ An act regulating

foreign coins, and for other purposes.” (Obsolete.) April 30, 1802..... Trading Houses with the Indians. An act to revive and continue in force an act entitled “ An

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

1802..... The Inhabitants of Ohio authorized to form a Constitution and State Government, and Admission of

Ohio into the Union, An act to enable the people of the eastern division of the territory northwest of the river Ohio, to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union, on an equal footing with the original States, and for other purposes. April 30, 1802....

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

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

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

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

continue in force the provisions of an act entitled "An act giving a right of preemption to certain persons who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes, or his associates, for lands lying between the Miami rivers, in the territory northwest of

the Ohio, and for other purposes.” May 1, 1802. .. Districts established. Collection of Duties, &c. An act to provide for the establishment of

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

1, 1802..... Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the military

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

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

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

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

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

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

192 Relief of sick and disabled Seamen. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen,” and for other purposes. May 3, 1302...

192 District of Columbia. An act additional to, and amendatory of, an act entitled “An act concerning the District of Columbia.” May 3, 1802.....

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

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

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

198 2. Expressing the sense of Congress on the gallant conduct of Lieutenant Sterret, the

officers and crew of the United States schooner Enterprize. Feb. 3, 1802......... 198

STATUTE II.-1803.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

to prevent the importation of certain persons into certain States, where, by the laws

thereof, their admission is prohibited. Feb. 28, 1803.....
An additional Armament for the Protection of the Commerce of the United States. An act to pro-

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and three. March 2, 1803. 210 Militia. An act more effectually to provide for the organization of the militia of the District of Columbia. March 3, 1803....

215 Supplement to the Act for the Admission of the State of Ohio into the Union. An act in addition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

and Passamaquoddy ports of entry and delivery; to make Easton and Tiverton ports of delivery; and to authorize the establishment of a new collection district on

Lake Ontario. March 3, 1803....... Lands of the United States south of the State of Tennessee. An act regulating the grants of

land, and providing for the disposal of the lands of the United States south of the State of Tennessee. March 3, 1803..

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

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

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

236 Insolvent Debtors. An act for the relief of insolvent debtors within the District of Colum

bia. March 3, 1803...... Militia. Arsenals. An act directing a detachment from the militia of the United States,

and for erecting certain arsenals. (Repealed.) March 3, 1803 . Courts of the United States in Kentucky District. An act to alter the time of holding the Court of the United States in Kentucky district. March 2, 1803....

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

1803...
Lands appropriated for the Refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia. An act in addition to the

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

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The Mint continued at Philadelphia. An act to prolong the continuance of the mint at Philadelphia. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1803..

242 Pensions. · An act to make provision for persons that have been disabled by known wounds

received in the actual service of the United States, during the revolutionary war.
March 3, 1803.....

242 Transfer of the Duties of Supervisor. An act authorizing the transfer of the duties of supervisor to any other officer. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1803.......

243 Judicial System of the United States. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An act to amend the judicial system of the United States.” March 3, 1803....

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STATUTE I.-1803, 1804.
Authority given to the President to talce Possession of the Terrilory of Louisiana. An act to ena-

ble the President of the United States to take possession of the territories ceded by
France to the United States, by the treaty concluded at Paris, on the thirtieth of

April last, and for the temporary government thereof. Oct. 31, 1803........
Stock to be created to carry into Effect the Treaty with the French Republic. An act authorizing

the creation of a stock, to the amount of eleven millions two hundred and fifty
thousand dollars, for the purpose of carrying into effect the convention of the thir-
tieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, between the United States of
America and the French Republic, and making provision for the payment of the
same. (Obsolete.) Nov. 10, 1803...

245 Provision for Claims of Citizens of the United States on the Government of France. An act mak

ing provision for the payment of claims of citizens of the United States on the go-
vernment of France, the payment of which has been assumed by the United States,
by virtue of the convention of the thirtieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and

three, between the United States and the French republic. (Obsolete.) Nov. 10, 1803. 247 Appropriation to carry into Effect the Treaty with Great Britain. An act making an appropriation

for carrying into effect the 7th article of the treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation,

between the United States and his Britannic majesty. (Obsolete.) Nov. 16, 1803. 248 Drawback of Duties on Goods exported to New Orleans. An act to repeal the act entitled "An

act to allow a drawback of duties on goods exported to New Orleans, and therein to
amend the act entitled · An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and
tonnage.'' (Obsolete.) Nov. 25, 1803.....

248 Repeal of the Act to establish a uniform System of Bankruptcy. An act to repeal an act entitled

"An act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States."
Dec. 19, 1803..

248 Appropriations for the Navy. An act making appropriations for the support of the navy of

the United States, during the year one thousand eight hundred and four. Jan. 31,
1804....

249 Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the support

of the military establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight
hundred and four. Feb. 10, 1804..

249 Salaries of certain Oficers of Government. An act continuing for a limited time the salaries

of the officers of government therein mentioned. (Expired.) Feb. 20, 1804..... 250 Laying and Collecting Duties on Imports and Tonnage within the Territory ceded to the United

States by the Treaty with the French Republic. An act for laying and collecting duties
on imports and tonnage within the territories ceded to the United States by the treaty
of the thirtieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, between the United

States and the French republic, and for other purposes. Feb. 24, 1804....... 251
City of Washington. An act supplementary to an act entitled “ An act to incorporate the

inhabitants of the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia.” Feb. 24, 1804. 254 Charler of Alexandria. An act to amend the charter of Alexandria. Feb. 25, 1804... 255 Registering and Enrolling Ships or Vessels in the District of Orlcans. An act relating to the re

cording, registering, and enrolling of ships or vessels in the district of Orleans.
Feb, 25, 1804..

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Military Pensioners in the State of South Carolina. An act for the relief of certain military

pensioners iu the State of South Carolina. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1804........ 260 Drawbacks of Duties on Goods exported by land. An act to allow drawbacks of duties on goods,

wares, and merchandise transported by land, in the cases therein mentioned. March 3, 1804....

261 Collection of Direct Tax. An act further to amend the act entitled “An act to lay and

collect a direct tax within the United States." (Obsolete.) March 3, 1804..... 262 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and four. (Obsolete.) March 14, 1804.....

264 Consent of Congress to an Act of Virginia. An act declaring the assent of Congress to an

act of the General Assembly of Virginia, therein mentioned. March 16, 1804..... 269 Refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia. An act to revive and continue in force an act en

titled “ An act for the relief of the refugees from the British Provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia." March 16, 1804......

270 Appropriation for carrying into Effect the Treaty with Spain. An act making an appropriation

for carrying into effect the convention concluded between the United States and the King of Spain, on the eleventh day of August, one thousand eight hundred and two. (Obsolete.) March 16, 1804....

270 Light-houses and Buoys. An act to provide for light-houses and buoys in the cases therein mentioned. March 16, 1804..

270 Military Land Warrants. An act granting further time for locating military land warrants, and for other purposes. March 19, 1804....

271 Provision for the Expenses of the Civil Government of Louisiana. An act providing for the ex

penses of the civil government of Louisiana. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1804........ 272 Relief of the Sufferers by Fire in the Town of Norfolk. An act for the relief of the sufferers by fire in the town of Norfolk. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1804...

272 Expenses of inquiring into the official Conduct of Samuel Chase and Richard Peters. An act

making an appropriation for defraying the expenses incurred in inquiring into the official conduct of Samuel Chase and Richard Peters, and in conducting the

impeachment against John Pickering. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1804..... District Courts in Virginia, Rhode Island, and West Tennessee. An act altering the sessions of

the District Courts of the United States for the districts of Virginia, Rhode Island, and for the district of West Tennessee. March 23, 1804. .....

273 Bank of the United States. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act to incorporate

the subscribers to the Bank of the United States.” (Obsolete.) March 23, 1904... 274 Boundury of Land in the Northwestern Territory reserved for the Officers and Soldiers of Virginia,

&c. An act to ascertain the boundary of the lands reserved by the State of Virginia, northwest of the river Ohio, for the satisfaction of her officers and soldiers on continental establishment, and to limit the period for locating the said lands. March 23, 1804....

274 Post-roads. An act further to alter and establish certain post-roads, and for other purposes. March 26, 1804...

275 Sale of Public Lands in the Indiana Territory. An act making provision for the disposal of

the public lands in the Indiana territory, and for other purposes. March 26, 1804.. 277 Meeting of Congress. An act altering the time for the next meeting of Congress. March 26, 1804..

283 Louisiana erected into two Territories and Temporary Government established. An act erecting

Louisiana into two territories, and providing for the temporary government thereof. (Obsolete.) March 26, 1804.....

283 Military Peace Establishment. An act in addition to "An act for fixing the military peace establishment of the United States." March 26, 1804...

290 Crimes. An act in addition to the act entitled “An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States." March 26, 1804...

290 Indian Claims. An act to make further appropriations for the purpose of extinguishing the Indian claims. (Obsolete.) March 26, 1804.....

291 Adjournment of District Courts of the United States. An act to authorize the adjournment of District Courts by marshals, in certain cases. March 26, 1804....

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