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Resolved, That when any desertion shall happen from the troops of the United States, the officer commanding the regiment or corps to which the deserters belonged, shall be responsible, that an immediate report of the same be made to the commanding officer of the forces of the United States present.

Resolved, That the commanding officer of any of the forces in the service of the United States shall, upon report made to him of any desertions in the troops under his orders, cause the most immediate and' vigorous search to be made after the deserter or deserters, which may be conducted by a commissioned or non-commisioned officer, as the case shall require: That if such search should prove ineffectual, the officer commanding the regiment or corps to which the deserter or deserters belonged, shall insert in the nearest gazette, or newspaper, an advertisement, descriptive of the deserter or deserters, and offering a reward, not exceeding ten dollars, for each deserter who shall be apprehended and secured in any of the gaols of the neighboring states. That the charges of advertising deserters, the reasonable extra expenses incurred by the person conducting the pursuit, and the reward, shall be paid by the secretary at war, on the certificate of the commanding officer of the troops.

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Treaty with the United Netherlands \

Convention with the same 1(J

Provisional articles with Great-Britain 1J

Armistice with the same U

Definitive treaty of peace with the same 15

Treaty of amity, commerce and navigation with the same 19

Explanatory article to the above treaty 37

Convention with Great-Britain "A

Treaty of peace and friendship with MoroccG id

Treaty of peace and amity with Algiers 45

Treaty of friendship, limits arid navigation with Spain 50

Treaty of peace and friendship with Tripoli Si

Treaty of peace and friendship with Tunis 60

Treaty of amity and commerce with Prussia 65

Convention with France 73

Articles of agreement and confederation with the Delaware nation 83

Articles of a treaty with the Wyandot, Delaware, Chippawa and

Ottawa nations 85

Articles of a treaty with the Shawanoe nation 87

Articles of a treaty with the Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippa-

wa, Pattawatima and Sac nations 88

Treaty of peace with the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Otta-

was, Chippawas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel-river, Weeas,

Xickapoos, Piankashaws and Kaskaskias 93

Articles of a treaty with the Six nations 98

Treaty with the same ib<

Articles of a treaty with the Cherokees 101

Treaty of peace and friendship with the Cherokee nation 103

Articles of a treaty with the Cherokee indians 106

Articles of a treaty with the same 107

Articles of a treaty with the Choftaw nation 110

Treaty of friendship, limits and accommodation with the same 112

Articles of a treaty with the Chickasaws 113

Treaty of reciprocal advantage and mutual convenience with the

same lis

Treaty of peace and friendship with the Creek nation 116

Treaty of peace and friendship with the same 119

Treaty with the Oneida, Tuscorora and Stockbridge indians 123

Treaty with the Seven nations of Canada 123

Articles of agreement and cession with Georgia 124

Declaration of independence 127

Articles of confederation 130

Ordinance for the government of the north-western territory 137

Census 142

Hetum of ordnance, arms, Scc« 144

liules and articles of war 143

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Accountant of the navy.

See Navy Department 5

Public Officers 21

Accountant of the war de-
partments

See Public Officers 2 1

War Department 4> S, 8, 9

Admiralty.

See Judiciary 9, 12, 13, 19,30,41
Seamen 6

ALIEN ENEMIES.

See page 1.

Ambassador.
See Public Minister.

Appeal.

See Judiciary 10, & seq. 20,
Scseq. 3o, 49

Armories.

See Arsenals and Magazines 2,
4, 7, Ec seq.

Arms.

See Arsenals and Magazines 4,
5, 6, 7

Fortifications 3, 5

Militia S5, & seq.

ARMY.

See page 2,

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ARSENALS And MAG A.

ZINES.

See page 9.

Assistant of the secretary of

the treasury.
See Public Officers' 10

Treasury Department 1, 13

Attorney general.
See Judiciary 25

Post-Office and Post-Road9

42
i Public Officers 19,21,25, 31

Treasury Department 14

Auditor.

See Public Officers 5, 19, 20, 21
Treasury Department 1, 5)
14, 25

B

Bdil.

See Judiciary 12, 33, 47, 53, 75)

BANK.

See page 12.

BANKRUPT.

See page 18.

Benefit of clergy*
See Crimes 30

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City of Washington.

See Columbia District.

Clearance.
See Treasury Department 18

Clerk.

See Columbia distria 23, 29,43
Copy-right 3

Duties *>« 7

Judiciary 7,46,& seq. 6G, 71,

87, 94, 100, & seq.
Navv Department 2

Pubiic Officers 11, 12, U,

k seq. 22, & seq. 37, 40
Suae Department 2, 11

Treasury Department 8, 9,

16, 17
War Department 2, 3

Coasting Trade.

See Seamen 15

Ships or Vessels 1, 30, &c.

Coins.

6tc Mini.

Collector.

See Duties No. 4, 9, kc.

Duties, collection of, thro'-
out.

Public Officers 42, &c. 47,
48, 50, &c.

Quarantine 1, 2, 4, 6

Ships or Vessels through-
out.

Treasury Department 17,13

COLUMBIA DISTRICT.

See page 37.

Commissioner of loans.

See Debt 3, 5, 6, 10, 11

Public Officers 24

Treasury Department 17

Co m m iss ionerofthe revenue.

See Duties •*

Pubiic Officers 20, 21

Treasury Department 13,
14, 17

Commissioner of the sink-
ingfund.

See Ij.xx throughout.

Compensation.
See r'ubiic Officers.

Comptroller.

See .Saw Department 9

Public Ufik.rs 4, 19, Sec.
Treasury Department 1, J,
23, inc.

Consul.

See Unties, collection of 81

Foreign Nations 1, Sec.

Judiciary 9, 13

State Department'

Contempt.
See Judiciary 1'

Contested election.
See Legislature ', k&

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Ships or Vessels 25, 27, 58
Court-martial.

-See Army 14,22,25

Militia 21,22

Navy 42, he.

Court of inquiry.
See Navy 51, Sec.

CRIMES.

See page 60.

Criminals.

See Columbia District 44

Crimes throughout.

Cryer.

See Judiciary 70

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Deputy surveyor.

See Western Lands No. 41, &c.

District attorney.

See Columbia Disuia 28, 29
Judiciary 35,67,68,71,91,96

Docks.

See Navy 12

Door-keeper.

See Public Officers 34, 40

Drawback.

See Duties, collection of 75, Sec.
131, 132, 133
Fisheries 5, 6.

DUTIES.

See page 99.

DUTIES, COLLECTION oy.

See page 112.

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Engineers.
See Army 6,30,31,32

Equity.

See Judiciary 15, 16, 30, 4 r

Evidences of the public debt.
See Western Lands 19,53,58

Execution.

Sc-t-Judiciary 18,23, &c. 41,57,
77

Militia' 3

Treasury Department 34

Extortion.

See Judiciary 43

Ships or Vessels 2'5, 57

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