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Public Lands. An act to grant the right of preemption to actual settlers on the lands acquired
by treaty from the Miami Indians in Indiana. Aug. 3, 1846, ch. 77......

Duties on Coffee imported from the Netherlands. An act to exempt coffee imported from the
Netherlands, from duty in certain cases, and for other purposes. Aug. 3, 1846, ch. 75. 49

Courts in Ohio. An act in relation to the time of holding the Circuit and District Courts of

the United States for the District of Ohio. Aug. 3, 1846, ch. 76.....

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Public Land Claims. An act providing for the adjustment of all suspended preemption land
claims in the several States and Territories. Aug. 3, 1846, ch. 78.......

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Guardianship of Orphans in the District of Columbia.

An act, supplementary to the act

passed on the twentieth day of February, eighteen hundred and forty-six, entitled

"An act to enlarge the powers of the several Orphans' Courts, held in and for the
District of Columbia. Aug. 8, 1846, ch. 97......

Confirmation of certain Land Claims. An act to provide for the confirmation of certain set-
tlement claims in the Greensburg land district, Louisiana. Aug. 6, 1846, ch. 91..... 66
Surrender of Lands to Tennessee. An act to surrender to the State of Tennessee all title the
United States have to lands in Tennessee, south and west of the line commonly called
the congressional reservation line, and to release to said State the proceeds of such of
said lands as may have been sold by the State of Tennessee as the agent of the United
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Land District in Iowa established.

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Navy Pensions, Appropriation Bill for 1846-7. An act making appropriations for the pay-
ment of navy pensions, for the year ending thirtieth June, one thousand eight
hundred and forty-seven. Aug. 10, 1846, ch. Ï77...................

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

1. Teras admitted into the Union. Joint resolution for the admission of the State of Texas
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2. Annual Estimates. Joint resolution relative to the printing and distribution of the annual
estimates. Jan. 7, 1846....

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3. Books to be presented to the Minister of Justice of France. A resolution to authorize the
transmission and presentation of books to the minister of justice of France, in ex-
change for books received from him. March 4, 1846......

4. Notice to abrogate Convention with Great Britain respecting Oregon. Joint resolution
concerning the Oregon Territory. April 27, 1846....

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14. Printing of Congress. A resolution regulating the printing of Congress, and establish-
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A. Defective Surveys. A resolution relative to errors and defective returns in certain sur-
veys, plats, and field notes. Aug. 10, 1846........

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lowa admitted into the Union. An act for the admission of the State of Iowa into the
Union. Dec. 28, 1846, ch. 1......

Enlistments and Bounty. An act to encourage enlistments in the regular army. Jan. 12,

1847, ch. 2.

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Court at Key West. An act in addition to an act to establish a court at Key West, in the
State of Florida. Feb. 23, 1847, ch. 21......

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Appropriation for Indian Department. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. March 1, 1847, ch. 31.

Sale of Mineral Lands in Michigan. Land Office in Michigan. An act to establish a land office in the Northern part of Michigan, and to provide for the sale of mineral lands in the State of Michigan. Murch I, 1847, ch. 32...

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Postage and Frauds on Post-Office Department. An act to amend the act entitled "An act to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and correct the abuse of the franking privilege, and for the prevention of frauds on the revenues of the post-office department," passed third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-five. March 1, 1847, ch. 33.

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Passengers in Merchant Vessels. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to regulate the carriage of passengers in merchant vessels," and to determine the time when said act shall take effect. March 2, 1847, ch. 34.......

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Appropriations for Post-Office Department. An act making appropriations for the service of the post-office department for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. March 2, 1847, ch. 37......

Extension of Charter of the Union Bank of Georgetown. An act further to extend the charter of the Union Bank of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. March 2, 1847, ch. 38....

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Appropriations for Army and Volunteers. An act making appropriations for the support of the army and of volunteers for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and for other purposes. March 2, 1847, ch. 35...... 149 Appropriation for Academy at West Point. An act making appropriations for the support of the military academy for the year ending on the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. March 2, 1847, ch. 36...................

Payment for Property lost in United States Service. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the payment of horses, or other property, lost and destroyed in the military service of the United States," approved the eighteenth day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. March 2, 1847, ch. 39.....

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Appropriation to secure Peace with Mexico. An act making further appropriation to bring the existing war with Mexico to a speedy and honorable conclusion. March 3, 1847, ch. 50....... Piracy. An act to provide for the punishment of piracy in certain cases. March 3, 1847, ch. 51....... Lighthouses. An act authorizing the erection of certain lighthouses and for other purposes. March 3, 1847, ch. 52.

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Wisconsin admitted into the Union. An act for the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union. March 3, 1847, ch. 53.......

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Marine Corps. An act to provide for the increase of the marine corps of the United States. March 2, 1847, ch. 40. General Appropriation Bill. An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and for other purposes. March 3, 1847, ch. 47...... 155 Appropriations for the Naval Service. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. March 3, 1847, ch. 48. Appropriations for Navy Pensions. An act making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending thirtieth June eighteen hundred and forty-eight. March 3, 1847, ch. 49. .......

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Land District in Wisconsin and Sale of Mineral Lands therein. An act to create an additional land district in the Territory of Wisconsin, and for other purposes. March 3, 1847, ch. 54.....

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Costs in Admiralty. An act for the reduction of the costs and expenses of proceedings in admiralty against ships and vessels. March 3, 1847, ch. 55. Sale of Salt Spring Lands in Michigan, Illinois, and Arkansas. An act to give the consent of Congress to the sale of certain salt spring lands heretofore granted to the States of Michigan, Illinois, and Arkansas. March 3, 1847, ch. 56..... Port of Entry at Saluria, Texas. An act to establish a port of entry at Saluria, in the State of Texas, and for other purposes. March 3, 1847, ch. 57.

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Military Scrip. An act to amend "An act entitled an act to raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes." March 3, 1847, ch. 59. ..... Collection District of Bangor, in Maine, established. An act creating a collection district in Maine, and constituting Bangor, in said district, a port of entry and delivery. March 3, 1847, ch. 60......

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Army. An act making provision for an additional number of general officers, and for other purposes. March 3, 1847, ch. 61.......... Naval Steamships. An act providing for the building and equipment of four naval steamships. March 3, 1847, ch. 62.

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Public Lands in Alabama and Mississippi. An act to amend an an act entitled "An act to amend an act to carry into effect in the States of Alabama and Mississippi the exist ing compacts with those States with regard to the five per cent. fund and the school reservations." March 3, 1847, ch. 64.......

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Post Routes, Postages, and Post-Offices. An act to establish certain post routes, and for other purposes. March 3, 1847, ch. 63.......

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RESOLUTIONS.

4. Distribution of certain Maps and Charts. A resolution respecting the maps and charts of the surveys of the boundary lines of the United States of America with Foreign States. March 1, 1847....

... 202 Indian Department. Presents to certain Indians. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the better organization of the department of Indian affairs," and an act entitled "An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and for other purposes. March 3, 1847, ch. 66...... ... 203 Assent of Congress to an Act of Virginia. An act giving the consent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, authorizing the levy of tolls on the James River. March 3, 1847, ch. 67..

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8. Capitol to be lighted with Gas. A resolution for lighting with gas the capitol and capitol grounds. March 3, 1847.......

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9. Purchase of Land at Springfield and Harper's Ferry. A resolution concerning the purchase of additional lands for the use of the United States armories at Harper's Ferry and Springfield, March 3, 1847.....

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5. Thanks and Medals to General Taylor and his Forces. Resolutions giving the thanks of Congress to Major-General Taylor and the officers and men under his command, in the late military operations at Monterey. March 2, 1847.....

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7. Money paid by States or Individuals for Volunteers to be refunded. A resolution to refund money to the States which have supplied volunteers, and furnished them transportation during the present war before being mustered and received into the service of the United States. March 3, 1847......

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12 Public Lands. Joint resolution to prohibit the sale at private entry of certain lands in Cincinnati, Ohio. March 3, 1847.....

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10. The Macedonian and Jamestown supplied for sending Relief to Ireland and Scotland. A resolution authorizing the employment of the United States ships Macedonian and Jamestown in transporting provisions for the famishing poor of Ireland and Scotland. March 3, 1847....

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STATUTE I. 1847-8.

Appropriation to supply Deficiencies in Appropriations for Army. An act making an appropriation to supply, in part, a deficiency in the appropriations for subsistence in kind

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11. Meda's for certain Foreign Officers. A joint resolution relative to the preparation and presentation of medals to certain French, British, and Spanish officers. March 3, 1847.......

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