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District Courts in North Carolina. An act to alter the times of holding the District Court in
North Carolina. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1800.....

18 Privilege of Franking to Martha Washington. An act to extend the privilege of franking letters and packages to Martha Washington. April 3, 1800.....

19 Establishment of a uniform System of Bankruptcy. An act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States. (Repealed.) April 4, 1800....

19 Drawback on Duties on goods cxported to New Orleans. An act to allow a drawback of duties on

goods exported to New Orleans, and therein to amend the act entitled “ An act to re

gulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage.” (Repealed.) April 5, 1800. 36 Fisheries of the United States. An act to continue in force “ an act concerning certain fish

eries of the United States, and for the regulation and government of the fishermen
employed therein,” and for other purposes as therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) April
12, 1800....

36 Oaths under the Act for taking the Second Census. An act to alter the form of certain oaths and

affirmations directed to be taken by the act entitled “ An act providing for the second
census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States." (Obsolete.) April
12, 1800..

37 Privilege of obtaining Patents for useful Inventions extended to certain Persons. An act to ex

tend the privilege of obtaining patents for useful discoveries and inventions, to
certain persons therein mentioned, and to enlarge and define the penalties for vio-

lating the rights of patentees. (Repealed.) April 17, 1800.....
Compensation of the Paymaster-general and of the Assistant to the Adjutant-general, &c. An act to

fix the compensation of the paymaster-general, and assistant to the adjutant-gene-
ral. (Repealed.) April 22, 1800....

38 Defence of Merchant Vessels against French Depredations. An act to continue in force the act

entitled “An act to authorize the defence of the merchant vessels of the United
States against French depredations." (Obsolete.) April 22, 1800.

39 Evidence in cases of contested Elections of Members of the House of Representatives. An act to

continue in force, for a limited time, an act entitled “ An act to prescribe the mode
of taking evidence in cases of contested elections for members of the House of
Representatives of the United States, and to compel the attendance of witnesses.
April 22, 1800....

39 Rank and Pay of the commanding Officer of Marines. An act fixing the rank and pay of the commanding officer of the corps of marines. April 22, 1800.......

39 Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes. An act supplementary to the act to regulate

trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers.
April 22, 1800,...

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Duties on Stamps. An act to establish a general stamp-office. (Repealed.) April 23,
1800..

40 Post-roads. An act to alter and establish sundry post-roads. (Obsolete.) April 23, 1800. 42 Government of the Navy of the United States. An act for the better government of the navy of the United States. April 23, 1800.....

45 The Mint. An act respecting the mint. April 24, 1800......

53 Punishment of Crimes. An act to continue in force the act in addition to the act for the

punishment of certain crimes against the United States. (Obsolete.) April 24,
1800.......

54 Duties on Snuff, and Snuff Mills. An act to repeal the act laying duties on mills and imple

ments employed in the manufacture of snuff. (Obsolete.) April 24, 1800......... 54 Removal and Accommodation of the Government. An act to make further provision for the re

moval and accommodation of the government of the United States. April 24, 1800. 55 Acceptance of Jurisdiction of the Western Reserve. An act to authorize the President of the

United States to accept for the United States a cession of jurisdiction of the terri.
tory west of Pennsylvania, commonly called the Western Reserve of Connecticut.
April 28, 1800...

56 Rebuilding the Light-house at New London, &c. An act to provide for rebuilding the light

house at New London ; for the support of a light-house at Clark's Point; for the
erection and support of a light-house at Wigwam Point, and for other purposes.
April 29, 1800..

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Compensation of the Officers of the Senate and House of Representatives. An act supplementary

to the laws now in force, fixing the compensations of the officers of the Senate and

House of Representatives. (Expired.) May 2, 1800.....
Division of the Northwestern Territory. An act to divide the territory of the United States

northwest of the Ohio into two separate governments. May 7, 1800..... The President authorized to borrow money for the public Scrvice. An act to enable the president

of the United States to borrow money for the public service. (Obsolete.) May 7,

1890., Duties on Salt, fc. An act to continue in force “An act laying an additional duty on salt im

ported into the United States and for other purposes." (Obsolere.) May 7, 1800.. Sale and Conveyance of Lands by the Marshals, &c. An act to authorize the sale and con

veyance of lands in certain cases by the marshals of the United States, and to con

firm former sales. May 7, 1800... Public Arsenals and Magazines. An act for the regulation of public arsenals and maga

zines. May 7, 1800.. Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support

of government for the year one thousand eight hundred. (Obsolete.) May 7,

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Appropriations for the Military Establishment. An act making appropriations for the mili

tary establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred.

(Obsolete.) May 10, 1800...... Collection Districts established and altered. An act to establish the district of Kennebunk, and

to annex Lyme to New London; and to alter the district of Bermuda Hundred and City Point; and therein to amend the act entitled “ An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage." May 10, 1800...

68 Amicable Settlement of Limits with the State of Georgia, and establishing a Government in the Mis

sissippi Territory. An act supplemental to the act entitled “An act for an amicable seitlement of limits with the State of Georgia; and authorizing the establishment

of a goverument in the Mississippi territory. May 10, 1800... Slave Trade. An act in addition to the act entitled “ An act to prohibit the carrying on the

slave trade from the United States to any foreign place or country.” May 10, 1800...

70 Direct Taxes. Equalizing the Valuation of unseated Lands. An act to provide for equalizing the valuation of unseated lands. (Obsolete,) May 10, 1800..

71 Compensation of the Officers employed in Collecting Duties on Imports and Tonnage. An act sup

plementary to an act entitled “ An act to establish the compensation of the ollicers

employed in the collection of the duties on imports and tonnage.” May 10, 1800.. 72 Sale of Lands in the Territory northwest of the Ohio, &c. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act

providing for the sale of the lands of the United States in the territory northwest of the Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river.” May 10, 1800..

73 Compensation of Public Ministers. An act to ascertain the compensation of public ministers.

(Repealed.) May 10, 1800... Appropriations for the Navy. An act making appropriations for the navy of the United

States, during the year one thousand eight hundred. (Obsolete.) May 10, 1800. .. 79 Treasury Department. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act to establish the

Treasury Department." May 10, 1800...... Authorizing the Issuing of certain Patents. An act to authorize the issuing of certain patents. (Obsolete.) May 13, 1800.......

80 Surveyors of the Revenue. An act to enlarge the powers of the surveyors of the revenue.

(Repealed.) May 13, 1800...... Amendment of the Judicial Act. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States." May 13, 1800...

82 Expense of a Treaty with the Indians. An act to appropriate a certain sum of money to defray the expense of holding a treaty or treaties with the Indians. (Obsolete.) May

82 Payment of a Detachment of the Militia. An act directing the payment of a detachment of

the militia under the command of Major Thomas Johnson, in the year one thousand
seven hundred and ninety-four. (Obsolete.) May 13, 1800.....

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Sum retained on Drawbacks in lieu of Stamp Duties. An act to retain a further sum on draw

backs, for the expenses incident to the allowance and payment thereof, and in lieu

of stamp duties on debentures. (Obsolete.) May 13, 1800..... Authorizing Expenditures and making Appropriations. An act to authorize certain expendi

tures, and to make certain appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred.

(Obsolete.) May 13, 1800..... Duties on Merchandise imported. An act to lay additional duties on certain articles imported.

(Obsolete.) May 13, 1800....... Meeting of Congress. An act appointing the time and directing the place of the next meet

ing of Congress. (Obsolete.) May 13, 1800..... Provision for Rations for Indians and for their Visits to the Seat of Government. An act to make

provision relative to rations for Indians and to their visits to the seat of govern

ment. May 13, 1800... Army of the United States. An act supplementary to the act to suspend part of an act, en

titled “ An act to augment the army of the United States, and for other purposes."

(Obsolete.) May 17, 1800..... Mint. An act supplementary to the act establishing the mint, and regulating the coins of

the United States. (Obsolete.) May 14, 1800...

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1. Relative to the death of General Washington. Dec. 24, 1799.......
2. Relative to the death of General Washington. Jan. 6, 1800.....
3. Laws of the United States for North Carolina to be transmitted to the governor. Feb.

3, 1900....
4. In honour of Captain Truxton, &c. March 29, 1800...
5. Resolution respecting the copper mines on the south side of Lake Superior. April 16,

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Franking Privilege. An act extending the privilege of franking letters to the delegate from

the territory of the United States, northwest of the river Ohio, and making provision
for his compensation. (Obsolete.) Dec. 16, 1800....

88 Light-house on Cape Poge. An act to provide for the erection and support of a light-house

on Cape Poge at the north-easterly part of Martha's Vineyard. Jan. 30, 1801..... 88 Courts of the United States. An act to provide for the more convenient organization of the Courts of the United States. (Repealed.)

Feb. 13, 1801......

89 Lands granted to the Refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia. An act regulating the grants

of land appropriated for the refugees from the British provinces of Canada and
Nova Scotia. Feb. 18, 1801...,

100 Ports of Biddeford and Pepperrelborough and New Bedford. An act making the port of Bidde

ford and Pepperrelborough and the port of New Bedford, in Massachusetts, ports
of entry for ships or vessels, arriving from the Cape of Good Hope, and from
places beyond the same. Feb. 18, 1801..

101 District of Bristol, &c. An act to establish the district of Bristol, and to annex the towns of Kiitery and Berwick to the district of Portsmouth. Feb. 25, 1801..

101 Franking Privilege to John Adams. An act freeing from postage all letters and packets to John Adams. Feb. 25, 1801.

102 Duties on Licenses for selling Wines, 8c. An act to continue in force the acts laying duties

on licenses for selling wines, and foreign distilled spirits by retail, and so much of
the act laying certain duties on snuff and refined sugar as respects a duty on refined
sugar, on property sold at auction, and on carriages for the conveyance of persons.
(Repealed.) Feb. 25, 1801....

102 Consent of Congress to an Act of Maryland for the Appointment of a Health Officer. An act de

claring the consent of Congress to an act of the State of Maryland passed the
twenty-eighth day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, for
the appointment of a health officer. (Expired.) Feb. 27, 1801...

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Transportation of Goods to and from Philadelphia and Baltimore. An act to allow the trans

portation of goods, wares, and merchandise to and from Philadelphia and Baltimore by the way of Appoquinimink and Sassafras. Feb. 27, 1801....

103 The District of Columbia. An act concerning the District of Columbia. Peb. 27, 1801.... 103 Division of the Territory northwest of the Ohio. An act supplementary to an act entitled “ An

act to divide the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio, into two separate governments." (Obsolete.) March 2, 1801.........

108 Districts of Massac and Palmyra, &c. An act to add to the district of Massac, on the Ohio,

and to discontinue the district of Palmyra, in the State of Tennessee, and therein to amend the act entitled “An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage." (Repealed.) March 2, 1801.....

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

establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and one. (Obsolete.) March 2, 1801....

108 Stamp-office. An act to amend the act entitled “An act to establish a general stamp-office.” (Repealed.) March 3,1801.....

109 Naval Peace Establishment. An act providing for a naval peace establishment and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801.

110 The Mint. An act concerning the mint. March 3, 1801.....

111 Clerks for completing the Abstracts of Valuation of Lands, &c. An act authorizing the secretary

of the treasury to employ clerks for completing the abstracts of the valuation of

lands and dwelling houses, and the enumeration of slaves. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801. 111 Right of Pre-emption to Persons who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes for Lands. An act

giving a right of pre-emption to certain persons who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes, or his associates, for lands lying between the Miami rivers, in the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio. March 3, 1801....

112 District of Columbia. An act supplementary to the act entitled "An act concerning the District of Columbia.” March 3, 1801....

115 District of Bermuda Hundred and City Point. An act to amend the act altering the district

of Bermuda Hundred and City Point. March 3, 1801.... Remission of Duties on Teas. An act authorizing the remission of duties on certain teas

destroyed by fire, while under the care of the officers of the customs, in Providence, Rhode Island. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801.......

117 Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and one.

(Obsolete.) March 3, 1801......

117 Foreign Coins, and making out Invoices in certain Cases. An act directing the mode of estimat

ing certain foreign coins and currencies, and of making out invoices in certain cases. March 3, 1801......

121 Salaries of District Judges. An act to augment the salaries of the district judges in the

districts of Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland respectively. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801....

121 Accommodation of the President of the United States. An act in addition to an act entitled “ An

act making provision for the further accommodation of the household of the Presi

dent of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1801..... Appropriations for the Support of the Navy. An act making appropriations for the navy of

the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and one. March 3, 1801. 122 Times and Places of holding certain Courts, &c. An act for altering the times and places of

holding certain courts therein mentioned, and for other purposes. (Repealed.) March 3, 1801.....

123 Valuation of Lands, f-c. and enumeration of Slaves. An act to amend the act entitled “An act

to provide for the valuation of lands and dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of slaves, within the United States,” and to repeal the act entitled “ An act to enlarge the powers of the surveyors of the revenue.” February 27, 1801.....

124 Light-houses. An act for erecting light-houses on New Point Comfort and on Smith's

Point, in the State of Virginia, and on Faulkner's Island in Long Island Sound, in

the State of Connecticut, and for placing buoys in Naraganset Bay. March 3, 1801. 125 Post-roads. An act further to alter and to establish certain post-roads. (Repealed.) March

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RESOLUTION.
Respecting certain property of the United States in the possession of Thomas Claxton,
James Mathers, and Thomas Dunn. March 2, 1801...

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Acts of the Seventh Congress of the United States.

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STATUTE 1.-1802.
Apportionment of Representatives of Congress according to the Second Census. An act for the

apportionment of representatives among the several states, according to the second
enumeration. (Obsolete.) Jan. 14,1802........

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Library of Congress. An act concerning the library for the use of both houses of Congress.
Jan. 26, 1802....

128 Protection of the Commerce of the United States against the Tripolitan Cruisers. An act for the

protection of the commerce and seamen of the United States against the Tripolitan
cruisers. (Obsolete.) Feb. 6, 1802..

129 Franking Privilege extended to Delegates, and Compensation to Delegates. An act extending the

privilege of franking and receiving letters free of postage to any person admitted,
or to be admitted, to take a seat in Congress as a delegate, and providing compen-
sation for such delegate. Feb. 18, 1802....

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Partial Appropriations for 1802. An act making certain partial appropriations for the year
one thousand eight hundred and two. (Obsolete.) Feb. 23, 1802....

131 Organization of the Courts of the United States. An act to repeal certain acts respecting the

organization of the courts of the United States, and for other purposés. (Obsolete.)
March 8, 1802......

132 Military Peace Establishment. An act fixing the military peace establishment of the United States. March 16, 1802. ...

132 Accommodation of Persons concerned in certain Fisheries. An act for the accommodation of

persons concerned in certain fisheries therein mentioned. March 16, 1802... 137 Direct Taxes. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.” (Obsolete.) March 16, 1802...

138 Regulation of Trade and Intercourse with the Indians. An act to regulate trade and intercourse

with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers. March 30, 1802... 139 Partial Appropriations for the Support of Government. An act making a partial appropria

tion for the support of government during the year one thousand eight hundred and
two. (Obsolete.) April 2, 1802......

147 Appropriation for the Expense of a Negotiation to ascertain the Boundary Line between the United

States and Upper Canada. An act making appropriation for defraying the expense
of a negotiation with the British government, to ascertain the boundary line be-

tween the United States and Upper Canada. (Obsolete.) April 3, 1802........ ... 148 Appropriation for the Expense of Carrying into Effect the Convention with France. An act

making an appropriation for defraying the expenses which may arise from carry-
ing into effect the convention made between the United States and the French Re-
public. (Obsolete.) April 3, 1802.......

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Repeal of the Internal Taxes. An act to repeal the internal taxes. (Obsolete.) April 6,
1802..

148 Light-houses, &c. An act authorizing the erection of certain light-houses, and for other purposes. April 6, 1802..

150 Relief of Marshals in certain Districts. An act for the relief of the marshals of certain districts therein mentioned. (Obsolete.) April 6, 1802 ...

152 Advance of Money to Samuel Dexter, Secretary at War. An act to authorize an advance of money to Samuel Dexter.

(Obsolete.) April 14, 1802...... Consent of Congress to an Act of Virginia.. An act declaring the assent of Congress to añ act

of the General Assembly of Virginia therein mentioned. April 14, 1802........... 162

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