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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1846, by

Charles C. Little & James Brows,

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

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PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS,

CONTAINED IN VOLUME THIRD.

2Ut0 of tl)e ®l)trttentl) Congwss of tl)e Vimltis Statu.

STATUTE I.—1813.

Georgetown. An act concerning certain streets in Georgetown. June 14, 1813 1

Fisheries of the United Statei. An act for the government of persons in certain fisheries.

June 19, 1813 8

Army of the United States. An act to amend the act in addition to the act entitled " An act

to raise an additional military force, and for other purposes." (Obsolete.) July 5,

1813 3

Barges for the Defence of the Ports and Harbours of the United States. An act authorizing the

President of the United States to cause tobe built barges for the defence of the

ports and harbours of the United'States. (Repealed.) July 5, 1813 3

Military Land Warrants. An act further extending the time for issuing and locating mili-

tary land warrants. (Obsolete.) July 5, 1813 3

Reward of the Officers and Crew of the Hornet, and Lieutenant Elliott. An act to reward the

officers and crew of the sloop of war Hornet; and Lieutenant Elliott and his offi-

cers and companions. July 13, 1813 4

Franking Privilege to the Superintendant-General of Military Supplies. An act freeing from

postage all letters and packets to and from the superintendant-general of military

supplies. July 13,1813 4

Claims of the United States to Goods, Icc^ captured by private armed Vessels. An act to

relinquish the claims of the United States to certain goods, wares, and merchandise

captured by private armed vessels. (Obsolete.) July 13, 1813 4

Turnpike Road in the County of Alexandria. An act to incorporate a company for making a

certain turnpike road in the county of Alexandria. July 13, 1813 5

Turnpike Road in the County of Washington. An act to incorporate a company for making

a certain turnpike road in the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia.

July 13, 1813 12

Defence of the Ports and Harbours of the United States. An act providing for the further

defence of the ports and harbours of the United States. July 16, 1813 18

Suits and Costs in the Courts of the United States. An act concerning suits and costs in

courts of the United States. July 22, 1813 19

Collection of Direct Taxes and Internal Revenues. An act for the assessment and collection

of direct taxes and internal duties. (Repealed.) July 22,1813 22

Forage to Officers of the Army. An act to regulate the allowance of forage to officers in the

army of the United States. July 22, 1813 34

Mobile made a Port of Entry. An act to establish the town of Mobile a port of entry. July

22, 1813 35

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Duties on Refined Sugar. An act laying duties on sugar refined within the United States. (Repealed.) July 24, 1813 35

Commissioner of the Revenue. An act to establish the office of commissioner of the revenue.

(Obsolete.) July 24, 1813 39

Army of the United States. An act to continue in force, for a limited time, certain acts au-

thorizing corps of rangers for the protection of the frontier of the United States,

and making appropriations for the same. (Ojsolcie.) July 24,1813 39

Duties on Carriages. An act laying duties on carriages for the conveyance of persons.

(Repealed.) July 24,1813 40

Duties on Licenses to Distillers of spirituous Liquors. An act laying duties on licenses to dis-

tillers of spirituous liquors. July 24, 1813 42

Duties on Sales at Auction. An act laying duties on sales at auction of merchandise, and of

ships and vessels. (Repealed.) July 24, 1813 44

Sea Fencibles. An act to authorize the raising a corps of sea fencibles. (Repealed.)

July 26, 1813 47

Appropriation for the Capitol. An act making an appropriation for finishing the Senate

chamber and repairing the roof of the north wing of the capitol. (Obsolete.) July

26, 1813 48

Accommodation of the Household of the President of the United States. An act to provide for the

accommodation of the household of the President of the United States. (Obsolete.)

July 26, 1813 48

Congress. An act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. July 27, 1813 48

Message of the President to be transmitted free of Postage. An act to authorize the transporta-
tion of certain documents free of postage. July 28, 1813 48

Fisheries. Duties on imported Salt; Bounty on pickled Fish. An act laying a duty on im-

ported salt; granting a bounty on pickled fish exported, and allowances to certain

vessels employed in the fisheries. July 29, 1813 49

naturalization. An act supplementary to the acts heretofore passed on the subject of a

uniform rule of naturalization. July 30, 1813 53

Direct Taxes. An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States. (Re-
pealed.) Aug. 2,1813 53

Duties on Licenses to Retailers of Wines, lee. An act laying duties on licenses to retailers of

wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise. (Repealed.) Aug.2, 1813.... 72

Pensions. An act to provide for the widows and orphans of militia slain, and for militia

disabled in the service of the United States. (Obsolete.) Aug. 2, 1813 73

Army of the United States. An act explanatory of an act entitled "An act to raise ten

additional companies of rangers." (Obsolete.) Aug. 2, 1813 74

Appointment of Officers of the Army in the Recess of the Senate. An act to authorize the ap-

pointment by the President of certain officers in the recess of the Senate. (Obso-

lete.) Aug.2, 1813 74

Sale of Lots in Pittsburg. An act authorizing the sale of sundry lots, the property of the

United States, in the borough of Pittsburg. Aug. 2, 1813 75

Duties on Goods captured by private armed Vessels. An act for reducing the duties payable on

prize goods captured by the private armed vessels of the United States. (Obso-

lete.) Aug.2, 1813 75

irmy of the United States. An act supplementary to the act entitled " An act for the better

regulation of the ordnance." (Obsolete.) August 2, 1813 75

Loan. An act authorizing a loan for a sum not exceeding seven millions five hundred

thousand dollars. (Obsolete.) Aug. 2, 1813 75

Duties on Stamps. An act laying duties on notes of banks, bankers, and certain companies;

on notes, bonds, and obligations discounted by banks, bankers, and certain com-

panies ; and on bills of exchange of certain descriptions. (Repealed.) Aug. 2, 1813. 77

Appropriations. An act making additional appropriations for the support of government

during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. (Obsolete.) Aug. 2,

1813 8I

Bounty for Prisoners taken by private armed Vessels. An act allowing a bounty to the owners,

officers, and crews of the private armed vessels of the United States. (Obsolete.)

Aug.2, 1813 81

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Collection of Internal Duties. An act making further provision for the collection of internal duties, and for the appointment and compensation of assessors. (Obsolete.) Aug.

2,1818 82

Unmet from the Government of Great Britain prohibited. An act to prohibit the use of licenses or passes granted by the authority of the government of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. (Repealed.) Aug. 2,1813 84

Pensions. An act to amend and explain the act regulating pensions to persons on board

private armed ships. (Obsolete.) Aug. 2, 1813 86

Claims to Lands in Arkansaw. An act giving further time for registering claims to lands in the late district of Arkansaw, in the territory of Missouri, and for other purposes. (Obsolete.) Aug. 2, 1813 86

STATUTE II.—1813,1814.

Embargo. An act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbours

of the United States. (Repealed.) Dec. 17, 1813 88

Appropriations. An act making certain partial appropriations for the year one thousand

eight hundred and fourteen. (Obsolete.) Jan. 11, 1814 93

Direct Taxes. An act to amend the seventh section of the act entitled " An act to lay and

collect a direct tax within the United States." (Obsolete.) Jan. 17, 1814 94

Nantucket. An act authorizing the President of the United States to grant certain permissions to the inhabitants of the island of Nantucket. (Obsolete.) Jan. 25, 1814... 94

Army of the United States. An act making further provision for filling the ranks of the regalar army, encouraging enlistments, and authorizing the re-enlistments for longer periods, of men whose terms of service are about to expire. (Obsolete.) Jan. 27, 1814 94

An additional Judge in the Missouri Territory. An act for the appointment of an additional

judge for the Missouri territory, aud for other purposes. (Obsolete.) Jan. 27,1814. 95

Army of the United States. An act authorizing the President of the United States to cause certain regiments therein mentioned to be enlisted for five years, or during the war. (Obsolete.) Jan. 28, 1814 96

Army of the United States. An act to raise three regiments of riflemen. (Obsolete.) Feb.

10, 1814 96

Public Lands. An act giving further time to purchasers of public lands to complete their

payments. Feb. 19, 1814 97

Army of the United States. An act to continue in force an act to raise ten additional companies of rangers. (Expired.) Feb. 24, 1814 98

Army of the United States. An act to authorize the President to receive into service certain

volunteer corps. (Obsolete.) Feb. 24, 1814 98

Return of Vessels detained by the Embargo. An act to provide for the return to their own districts, of vessels detained by the embargo in districts other than those where they are respectively owned or belong. (Obsolete.) March 4, 1814 98

Treasury Notes. An act to authorize the issuing of treasury notes for the service of the

year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. (Obsolete.) March 4, 1814 100

Indiana Territory. An act to establish the mode of laying off the territory of Indiana into

districts, for the election of its members for the Legislative Council. March 4,1814. 103

Pensions. An act giving oensions to the orphans and widows of persons slain in the public

or private armed vessels of the United States. March 4, 1814 103

Floating Batteries. An act authorizing the President of the United States to cause to be built, equipped, and employed, one or more floating batteries for the defence of the waters of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 9, 1814 104

Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1814 101

Appropriations. An act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. (Obsolete.) March 19, 1814 105

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