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STATUTES AT LARGE

OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

FROM

DECEMBER, 1881, TO MARCH, 1883.

AND

RECENT TREATIES, POSTAL CONVENTIONS, AND EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATIONS.

EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF
AN ACT OF CONGRESS, AND UNDER THE DIRECTION

OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

VOL. XXII.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

1883.

LIST

OF

THE PUBLIC ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS

OF CONGRESS

CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME.

AOTS OF THE FORTY SEVENTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

STATUTES I.-1881–82.

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Lucretia R. Garfield. An act granting the franking privilege to Lacretia R. Garfield. December

20, 1881 ..... Legal holidays, District of Columbia. An act to amend section nine hundred and ninety-three of the

Revised Statutes of the United States for the District of Columbia, and an act entitled "An act to amend section nine hundred and ninety-three of the Revised Statutes of the United States for the District of Columbia," approved January thirty-first, eightoon hundred and

seventy-nine. December 20, 1881 ....... Territorial legislature, New Mexico. An act to legalize the election of the Territorial legislature of

New Mexico held November second, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes.

December 21, 1881 ........................................
Werd Hunt. An act to permit Ward Hunt, an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United

States, to retire. “January 27, 1882.....
Tenth census. An act making appropriations for the payment of the final expenses of the tenth con-
s08. January 28, 188% : .::. ...:::......

:: :............ Repairs, Capitol. An act authorizing and directing the Architect of the Capitol to make certain

changes and repairs in the Honse wing of the Capitol. February 8, 1882 ..... Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. An act to appropriate five thousand dollars for packing, transporting,

and arranging certain agricultural and mineral specimens. February 13, 1882 ...... Colored emigrants. An act for the relief of colored emigranta. February 15, 1882 ... National Mechanics' Banking Association. An act to change the name of the National Mechanics

Banking Association of New York to that of Wall Street National Bank. February 17, 1882. Tenth census. An act supplemental to the act entitled “An act making appropriations for the pay

ment of the final expenses of the tenth census." February 20, 1802 .. Post Office warrants. An act to enable the Postmaster-General to delegate authority to sign war

rants. February 25, 1882 .................................. Samuel Francis Di Pont. An act making an appropriation for the base and pedestal of a monu

ment to the late Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy, February 25, Lincoln Monument Association. An act in reference to the trustees of the Lincoln Monument Asso

ciation. February 25, 1882 ........................... Lancaster National Bank. An act authorizing the Lancaster National Bank of Lancaster, Massar

chusette, to change its location and name. February 25, 1882.........
Apportionment, Representatives, Congress. An act making an apportionment of Representatives in

Congress among 1 he several States under the tenth census. February 25, 1882..
Eastern Shawnee Indians. An act for the relief of the Eastern Shawnee Indians at the Quapaw

Agency, Indian Territory. March 4, 1882 ............................................
Galveston Harbor. An act making an appropriation for continuing the improvements of Galveston

Harbor, State of Texas. March 4, 1882 .....
William H. Gill. An act for the relief of William H. Gill. March 4, 1882....
Deficiency appropriations. An act to provide for certain of the most urgent deficiencies in the appro-

priations for the fiscal year ending Jupe thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, and for

other purposes. March 6, 1882 ......... Denver, Colorado. An act to establish a port of delivery at Denver, in the State of Colorado. March

6, 1882 ........ Garfield memorial service. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to furnish impressions

of the cards of invitations to the Garfield memorial service. March 6, 1882...... Post-routes. An act to establish post-routes. March 6, 1882 ....

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Page. Marine hospital, Memphis, Tennessee. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the

construction of a marine hospital in the city of Memphis, Tennessee. March 9, 1882 ....... Chief Justice John Marshall. An act to authorize the erection of a statue of Chief Justice Mar

. shall. March 10. 1882 ................................................................. General James A. Garfield. An act directing the Secretary of War to pay over to the Society of the

Army of the Cumberland geven thousand five hundred dollars, to aid in the ereciion of a

statue or' monument to General James A. Garfield. March 11, 1882..... Freedman's Bank. District of Columbia. An act authorizing and directing the purchase by the Secre

tary of the Treasury, for the public use, of the property known as the Freedman's Bank, and the real estate and parcels of ground adjacent thereto, belonging to the Freeri man's Savings and Trust Company, and located on Pennsylvania avenue, between Fifteenth and Fifteenth

and-a-half streets, Washington, District of Columbia March 11, 1882..................... Postmasters, claims of. An act authorizing the Postmaster-General to adjust certain claims of post

masters for loss by burglary, fire, or other unavoidable casualty. March Davis Island Dam. An act appropriating one hundred thousand dollars for continuing the work on

Davis Island Dam. March 21, 1882 ....................................................... Indians, Menomonee Reservation. An act authorizing the sale of certain logs cut by the Indians of

the Menomonee Reservation in Wisconsin. March 22, 1882 Bigamy. An act to amend section fifty-three hundred and fifty-two of the Revised Statutes of the

United States, in reference to bigamy, and for other purposes. March 22. 1882... Courts in New York. An act to amend the Revised Statutes of the United States establishing the

times, places, and provisions for holding terms of the district and jrcuit courts in the north

ern district of New York. March 23, 1882............. Watertown land district, Dakota. An act to create two additional land districts, and to change the

boundaries of the Watertown land district in the Territory of Dakota. March 23, 1882 ..... Bridge over Mississippi River. An act to establish a railway bridge across the Mississippi River ex

tending from a point between Wabash and Reed's Landing, in Minnesota, to a point below

the mouth of the Chippewa River in Wisconsin. March 28, 1882.... Boundary, Nebraska. An act to extend the northern boundary of the State of Nebraska. March

· 28, 1882 .................................................................................. Plattsburgh, New York. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to release a right of way across

lands of the United States at Plattsburgh, New York. March 28, 1882 .. Green Bay Agency, Wisconsin. An act to confirm certain instructions given by the Department of

the Interior to tbe Indian agent at Green Bay Agency, in the State of Wisconsin, and to

legalize the acts done and permitted by said Indian agent pursuant thereto. March 31, 1882. William D. Whiting. An act for the relief of Captain William D. Whiting. April 1, 1882 ........ District of Columbia, appropriations. An act to amend an act entitled “Ăn act making appropria

ations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, and for other purposes."

approved March third, eighteen hundred and eighty-one. April 1, 1882........ Bridge over Missouri River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge over the Missouri River,

at or near Arrow Rock, Missouri. April 1, 1882 ...... Alley, square 195, District of Columbia. An act to provide for the closing of an alley in square one

hundred and ninety-five, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia. April 1, 1882 .... Revised Statutes, section 4458. An act to amend section forty-four hundred and fifty-eight of the Re

vised Statutes of the United States, relating to license fees of officers of steam vessels. April

5, 1882.........................................................::::.................. Freedman's Savings and Trust Company. An act to facilitate the payment of dividends to creditors of

the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company. April 5, 1882.............. Sale of barracks, Savannah, Georgia. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to sell the military

"barracks, and the lands upon which they are located, in the city of Savannah, Georgia. April

7, 1882 ............ John Thornley. An act for the relief of Medical Director John Thornley, Uvited States Navy. April

• 7, 1882 ............... Exposition, Denver, Colorado. An act to admit free of duty articles intended for exbibition at the

National Mining and Industrial Exposition to be held in the city of Denver in the year

eighteen hundred and eighty-two. April 7, 1882......................... .................. Crow Indians, Montana. An act to accept and ratify the agreement submitted by the Crow Indians

of Montana for the sale of a portion of their reservation in said Territory, and for otber pur

poses, and to make the necessary appropriations for carrying out the same. April 11, 1882 .. Publio ouilding, Minneapolis, Minnesota. An act appropriating money for the pnrchase of a site and

the errction of a suitable building for a post-office and other government offices in the city

of Minneapolis, State of Minnesota. April 11, 1882..... Public building, Columbus, Ohio. An act for the erection of a public building at Columbus, Ohio.

April 11, 1882........ Distribution of seeds. An act appropriating twenty thousand dollars for the purchase and distribu

tion of seeds. April 11, 1882.... Bridge over Missouri River. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri

River at the most accessible point within five miles above the city of Saint Charles, Missouri.

April 14, 1882 .............. .................... ...................: Building for Pension and Land Offices. An act to provide additional accommodations for the Depart

inent of the Interior. April 15, 1882 .... Deficiency appropriation. An act muking appropriations to supply a deficiency for dies, paper, and

stamps for the fiscal year eighieen Lundred and eighty-two, and to continue work on the Washington Monument for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and eighty-three, and for other purposes. April 17, 1882...

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Page Revised Statuten, section 2569. An act to amend section twenty-five hundred and sixty pine of the

Revised Statutes, in relation to appraisers at the port of New Orleans, Louisiana. April 18,

1882 ............. ... . .. .. Indian deficiency appropriation. 'An ant to, rovide a deficiency for the subsistence of the Arapahoo,

Cheyenne, Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, and Wichita Indians.... .............. Courta in Georgia. An act to establish distinct United States courts, with distinct officers, in the

northern and southern jndirial districts of the State of Georgia. April, 25, 1882 ........ Yaquina collection district, Oregon. An act to amend sections twenty-five hundred and eighty-six

aud twenty-five hundred ani eighty-seven of the Revised Statutes of the United States by, creating the collection district of Yaqnina, in the State of Oregon, and authorizing the ap-.

poiut ment of a collector thrrein. April 25, 1882 . Revised Statutes, section 3006. An act to amend section thrée thousand and sixty-six of the Revised

Statutes of the United States, in relation to the authority to issue warrants. April 25, 1882. Rerised Statutex, section 2326. An act to amend section twenty-threo hundred and twenty-six of the

Revised Statates, in regard to miperal lands, and for other purposes. - April 26, 1882........ Public building, Frankfort, Kentucky. An act for a public building at Frankfort, Kentucky. April

26, 18-2 .................................................................................. Agricultural College, Iowa. Au act to amend the act donating public lands to the several States and

Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts.

April 26, 1882 ........: Orphan Asylum Association, District of Columbia. An act cbanging the name of the German Protest

ant Orpban Asyluni Association. April 26, 1882 ... Bridge across the Mississippi River. An act to authrize the construction of a bridge across the Mis

sissippi River at or near Keithsburg, in the State of Illinois, and to establish it as a post-road.'

April 26, 1802 ....... Ordnance storekeeper, Army. An act to authorize the appointment of an ordnance storekeeper in the

Army. May 1, 1882 ... Revised Statutes, section 5254. An act to amend section fifty-two hundred and fifty-four, title sixty.

tbree, Revised Statutes of the United States, concerning the use of piers and cribs in the Mis

sissippi River. May 1, 1881 ....... Ladiso Soldiers' Monument Society. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to donate to the

Ladies' So:diers Monument Society, of Portsmouth, Ohio, four condemned cannon. May 1, 1862............ ....

:: :::::::: Post-Office Department appropriations. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post

::... Office Department for the fiscal year ending June tbirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty. tbree, and for other purposes. May 4, 1882..........

........ Life-Saving Service. An act to promote the efficiency of the Life-Saving Service and to encourage

the saving of life from shipwreck. May 4, 1882..... Elections, West Virginia. Av. act to amend the laws with reference to elections in West Virginia.

May 4, 1882 ....... Hell Gale, New York. An act making an immediate appropriation for the removal of obstructions

a1 Hell Gate, New York. May 4, 1882.... Discriminating duties. An act to repeal tbe discriminating duties on goods produced east of the

Cape of Good Hope. May 4, 1882......... Chinese immigration. An act to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese. May 6,

182..... Publio building, Denver, Colorado. An act for the erection of a public building at Denver, Colorado.

May 8, 1882 ........ Custom-House lot, Bermuda Hundred, Virginia. An act to authorize the sale of certain property at

Bermuda Hundred, ju the County of Ches ertield, in the State of Virginia. May 9, 1882..... Public building, Quincy, Illinois. An act for the erection of a public building at Quincy, Illinois.

May 9, 1882 ......... Public building, Peoria, Illinois. Ad act to provide for the erection of a public building in the city.

of Peoria, in the State of Illinois. May 9, 1882 ... Lands of Miami Indians, Kansas. An act to provide for the sale of the lands of the Miana Indians

in Kansas. May 15, 1882 ...... Tarif Commission. An act to provide for the appointment of a commission to investigate the ques

tion of the tariif. May 15, 1882 ........ Charles Alton Howard. An act to anthorize and direct the Secretary of War to change the name of

Charles Alton Howard, & second lieutenant in the Ninth Regiment of Cavalry of the Army of the Unired States, on the register, rolls, and records of the Army, to Alton Henry Budlong.

May 15, 1882 ..... Topeka, Kansas. An act donating condemued cannon and cannon balls to the city of Topeka,

Kansas, for monumental purposes. May 17, 1482 ........ Post Borrorth, G. A. R. , Au aot donating cannon and cannon balls for use and ornament about a

suitable soldiers' monument at Portland, Maine. May 17, 1882.... Donation of condemned cannon, fo. An act donating condemned 'cannon and cannon balls for monu

mental parposes. May 17, 1882..................................... Soldiers' cemetery, Gallipolis, Ohio. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to furnish condemned

cannon for the soldiers' cemetery at Gallipolis, Ohio. May 17, 1882 ...... Soldiers' monument, Birmingham, Connectiout. An act donating condemned cast-iron cannon to the

Soldiers' Monumoutal Association of Birmingham, Counecticut. May 17, 1882 .. Soldiers' and sailors' monummi, Bellaire, Ohio. An act to donate condemned cannon to the Soldiers'

and Sailors' Association of Bellaire, Ohio. May.17, 1882 ...... Soldiers' monument, Rochester, New Hampshire. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to turn over

to Sampson Post, Number Tweniy-two, of the Grand Army of the Republic, of Rochester, New Hampshire, four condemned capnon. May 17, 1882 .

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