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APPENDIX D.

SUMMARY OF UNITED STATES CENSUS LEGISLATION.

[This summary comprehends only the acts and resolves relating to the census that were so indexed.

A detailed search of the statutes was not made, but it is believed that substantially all the legislation affecting the census is herein embodied.]

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564 Provisions for taking the third census.
570

Enumeration required to close within 5 months from

the first Monday in Aug., 1810.
605 Alterations in forms of oaths of marshals, secretaries,

and assistants.

Collection of manufacturing statistics directed.
647 | Appropriation for discharging the expense of the

third enumeration and that of taking an account

of manufactures
658 Time for completion and return of enumeration ex-

tended to the first Monday in July, 1811.
669 Apportionment of Congressional Representatives.
786 Digest of returns relating to manufactures authorized

Dec. 21, 1811
Mar. 19, 1812

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to be made by a person directed to be employed by

the Secretary of the Treasury.
734 | Appropriation for expenses of making a digest of

manufactures
Appropriation for compensation of marshals and as-

sistants for taking an account of manufactures..

May 16, 1812

2,000.00

40,000.00

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344 Appropriation for discharging the expense of taking
the fifth census...

$350,000.00
382 Appropriation for discharging the expense of taking
the fifth census..

250,000.00 383 Provisions for taking the fifth census.

Appropriation for revision of former statements of

population, and for printing and distributing ab-
stracts thereof

2,000.00 397 $200,000 of sums appropriated for taking the census

not being required, passed to surplus fund .. [-200,000.00] 429 Transmission by mail regardless of weight of papers

relating to the fifth census authorized.
430 Clerks of courts directed to transmit to Department

of State the returns of the first, second, third, and

fourth censuses.
439 Time for completion and return of enumeration ex-

tended to Aug. 1, 1831.
Copies of returns and aggregate amounts filed by mar-

shals with clerks of district and supreme courts not
to be sent to Department of State, as directed by act

of Mar. 23, 1830.
Errors in returns of marshals and assistants to be

noted and printed.
514 Assistant marshals who have not been paid, through

delinquency of marshals, to be paid out of census

appropriations.
516 | Apportionment of Congressional Representatives.
606 Distribution of returns of the fifth census.
607 Returns of the fifth census to be bound.
608 Documents containing the fifth census to be transmit-

ted by mail free of postage.
744 Two copies of fifth census allowed each member of

the Twenty-third Congress who was not a member
of the Twenty-second Congress.

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SIXTH CENSUS: 1840.

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$20,000.00

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740,000.00

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331 Provisions for taking the sixth census.

Appropriation for carrying act into effect.
368 Further provisions for taking the sixth census.
378 Appropriation for payment of the expenses of the

sixth census.
411 Time for completion and return of enumeration ex-

tended to June 1, 1841.
Construction of section 11 of act of Mar. 3, 1839, in

regard to printing.
Extra compensation allowed the superintending clerk

in charge of the sixth census and to the disbursing

agent of the Department of State.
452 Time for completion and return of enumeration ex-

tended to Jan. 1, 1842.
20,000 copies of the compendium of the sixth census

to be printed.
Sixth census documents to be bound.
Census of Montgomery County, Md., to be again

taken.
467 Distribution of the returns of the sixth census.
583 Payment for printing compendium of the sixth cen-

sus suspended until further order of Congress.
583 Distribution of the printed returns of the sixth cen.

sus and other documents connected therewith.
485 Appropriation for expenses of the sixth census, in.

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cluding printing, except printing of compendium..

110,000.00

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$8,000.00

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491 Apportionment of Congressional Representatives.
528 Appropriation for distributing the aggregate returns

of the sixth census.
567 Allowances made by marshals to assistants in Ken-

tucky to be examined by the circuit judge, and so

much thereof as he approves to be paid.
882 | Appropriation to pay an assistant marshal in Louisi-

ana for balance due for services in taking the sixth

census
648 Distribution of sixth census returns and compendium,

and of previous censuses.
631 Appropriation for payment of expense of printing

30,000 copies of compendium of the sixth census.
Appropriation to defray expense of distributing re-

maining numbers of census reports.
653 Appropriation to pay balance due for taking census

of two precincts in Montgomery County, Md..

418.09

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24,774.46

2,500.00

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SEVENTH CENSUS: 1850.

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$10,000.00

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150,000.00

12,000.00

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Sept. 30, 1850
July 21, 1852
July 30, 1852

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395 Secretary of the Interior given supervision of the

United States census.
402 Census board created to prepare for taking the sev-

enth census.
Appropriation for preparing and printing forms and

schedules
428 Provisions for taking the seventh and subsequent

censuses.
Number of Congressional Representatives fixed from

and after Mar. 3, 1853, to be apportioned by the

Secretary of the Interior.
Appropriation for carrying act into effect
Appropriation for transmitting and other cen-
sus matter through the mail, to be paid to the Post-

Office Department ..
445 Compensation of marshals, agents, and assistants in

California, Oregon, Utah, and New Mexico in-
creased; also, as to manner of enumerating persons

in said territory.
Compensation of eight cents per page allowed assist-

ant marshals for making copies of original returns,

as required by section 11.
Secretary of the Interior authorized to extend time

for taking census in delayed districts to Jan. 1, 1851,
and in California, Oregon, Utah, and New Mexico

to such time as he may deem necessary.
541

Appropriation for discharging the expense of taking

the seventh enumeration.
22 Appropriation for payment of clerks on extra duty in

the census office
25 | Secretary of the Interior directed to forthwith pro-

ceed to apportion Congressional Representatives

under the seventh census.
Reenumeration to be ordered in cases of loss, de-

struction, or improper taking of returns.
94 Appropriation for clerk hire, stationery, rent, fuel,

and contingencies in completing the seventh census.
260 Concerning the salary of the secretary of the census

board after June 1, 1850.
261 Census returns of California required to be appended

to the report in course of preparation by the census

office,
181 Appropriation for completing the work of the seventh

census and preparing the same for publication
263 Concerning the printing and binding of the abstract

of the seventh census.
276 Salary of the Superintendent of the Census to be the

same as that of the Assistant Secretary of the Treas

ury.
293 Appropriation for printing the returns of the seventh

census

Appropriation for paper used in printing.
665 Appropriation for payment of salaries and other

expenses of the census bureau until the completion

of the mortality statistics..
88 | Appropriation for arranging and binding, for preser-

vation of the seventh and prior censuses
324 | Appropriation for completing the digest of manufac-

10,500.00

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3,500.00 making returns of enumeration, penalty for refusal
to answer authorized inquiries, pay of assistant
marshals for making and returning copies of origi-
nal census returns, and oath to be taken by assistant
marshals.

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$15,000.00

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190,000.00

Mar. 4, 1862
Feb. 25, 1863
Mar. 3, 1863

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1, 450.00

2,500.00

3, 262.68

50,000.00

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750.00

Mar2, 1867

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428 Appropriation for preliminary expenses of the eighth
14 Employment of a chief clerk and other census clerks

authorized
109 Appropriation for the expenses to be incurred in tak-

ing the eighth census...
132 Appropriation to supply deficiencies in appropriation

for taking the eighth census..
218 Appropriation for expenses of taking the eighth cen-
353 Apportionment of Congressional Representatives.
696 Salary of Superintendent of Census not to be increased.
748 | Appropriation to defray expenses incurred in taking

the census of the territory of Dakota
Appropriation for defraying the expenses of taking the

census of the territory of Nevada
Appropriation for defraying the expenses of taking

the census of the territory of Colorado
Appropriation to complete the compilation of the

eighth census...
20 Appropriation for salaries and incidental expenses of

the census office..
326 i Appropriation for payment of salary of Edward Jarvis

for digesting facts as to mortality and diseases in

the eighth census.
461 Appropriation for payment of total liabilities of the

census office, exclusive of amounts claimed to be due

marshals and assistants...
468 Appropriation to pay amounts due certain marshals

and their assistants..
172 Appropriation to pay amounts due certain marshals

and their assistants.
167 Payment directed of claims of loyal citizens of states

lately in rebellion for services in taking the eighth

census.
314 Appropriation for payment of claims under act of

June 24, 1870..
131 Appropriation to pay the remainder due takers of the

eighth census.
528 Payment directed to census takers of 1860 of sums set

to their credit.
230 Act of March 3, 1873, declared to include marshals and

assistants emploved in taking the eighth census.
422 | Appropriation for payment of certain specified persons.
52 Appropriation for payment of adjusted accounts for

services or expenses incurred in completing the

eighth census.
618 Appropriation to pay O. W. Streeter for money ex:

pended and services performed in taking census of

Dakota in 1860.
298 | Appropriation for expenses of the eighth census
301 Appropriation for expenses of the eighth census

Appropriation for expenses of the eighth census
69 Appropriation for expenses of the eighth census
597 Appropriation for expenses of the eighth census
932 Appropriation for expenses of the eighth census

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NINTH CENSUS: 1870—Continued.

Statutes at Large. Date of law.

Volume. | Page.

Subject-matter of law.

Amount appropriated.

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1,250,000.00

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7,600.00

350,000.00

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380 Compensation of assistant marshals for taking the

ninth census may be increased by the Secretary of

the Interior. (Repealed by act of Mar. 3, 1871.)
314 | Appropriation for expenses to be incurred in taking

the ninth census..
404 Division of Virginia into two judicial districts not to

affect the completion of the ninth census of said

state.
503 Appropriation for defraying the expenses of taking

the ninth census...
514 Compensation of assistant marshals for taking the

ninth census may be increased by the Secretary of
the Interior. Resolution of June 9, 1870 (16 Stat. L.,

380), repealed.
8 | Appropriation for payment of increased salaries in

the census office
9 Such part of appropriation by act of Mar. 3, 1871 (16

Stat. L., 503), as is necessary may be used during

the current year.
12 Appropriation for increased compensation of assistant

marshals.
23 Appropriation for defraying expenses of taking the

ninth census:
For payment of marshals and assistant and

deputy marshals..

For clerk hire and miscellaneous expenses
28 Apportionment of Congressional Representatives.
131 Appropriation for the expenses of the ninth census...
132 ' Appropriation for payment of F. W. Clemmons for

labor in disbursing ninth-census appropriations
339 Appropriation to reimburse marshals such sum as may

be necessary. (Amount not specified.) The total

amount paid under this appropriation was.
351 Appropriation to pay Charles W. Seaton for use of

tallying machine
368' Appropriation for preparing and printing maps to

illustrate the quarto volumes of the ninth census...
405

Appropriation for expenses of the ninth census.
536 Appropriation for preparing, engraving, and printing

maps for the statistical atlas..
Appropriation for compensation of Francis A. Walker
for extra services and laborin completing the ninth

census, while Commissioner of Indian Affairs...
209 ' Appropriation for printing and binding statistical

atlas.
524 Manuscript returns of the first and ninth censuses to

be bound.
226

$1,090.69, unexpended balance of ninth-census appro

priations, made available to pay adjusted accounts

of the ninth census.
Appropriation for 4,000 additional copies of the sta-

tistical atlas
232 Appropriation to pay for services as assistant marshals

of specitied persons in taking the ninth census..
52 Appropriation to pay adjusted accounts for services

or expenses incurred in completing the ninth cen

20,000.00

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473 Provisions for taking the tenth and subsequent cen

Appropriation for printing and other pre-
liminary expenses
28 Authorization to rent buildings for census purposes.
75 Amending and amplifying act of Mar. 3, 1879.
76 | Appropriation for additional services of enumerators.

Census of Alaska authorized.
275 Appropriation for enumeration and compilation of

tenth census (including printing and engraving,

$125,000)
451

Appropriation for engraving and printing
Appropriation for completion of the tenth census, in-

cluding compilation and publication, and for rent..
2 Appropriation for completion of the work of the tenth

census and for compensation of volunteers...
To whom payment for services of volunteers may be

2,960,000.00

125,000.00 500,000.00

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made.
5 Apportionment of Congressional Representatives.
260 Appropriation to pay certain specified persons for

special services in connection with the census de-
partment

Feb. 25, 1882
Aug. 5,1542

6:53

1, 450.00

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