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Transportation of certain Imported Merchandise, by certain designated Common Carriers. An act to

amend the thirty-second section of an act entitled "An act to reduce internal taxes, and
for other purposes," approved July fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy. April

5, 1872, ch. 86.

Firse National Bank of Seneca, Illinois. An act to change the location of the First National Bank

of Seneca, State of Illinois, to the city of Morris, Illinois. April 6, 1872, ch. 87. 51
Chicago Fire. An act for the relief of sufferers by fire at Chicago. April 5, 1872, ch. 88 . . . 51
Rights of Part Owners of Vessels. An act defining the rights of part owners of vessels in certain
cases. April 9, 1872, ch. 90..

51
Title to certain Lands in Georgia and Florida. An act to settle and quiet the titles to lands along

the boundary line between the States of Georgia and Florida. April 9, 1872, ch. 91 . : 52
Right of Way, fc., to the Portland, Dalles, and Salt Lake R. R. Co. An act granting the right of

way through the public lands for the construction of a railroad from Great Salt Lake to
Portland, Oregon. April 12, 1872, ch. 96.,

. 52

United States Courts in West Virginia. An act to change the time for holding the spring term

of the United States circuit and district courts at Harrisonburg, Virginia. - April 13,

1872, ch. 99. .

The "Kearsarge" and " Alabama.” An act for the relief of the officers and crew of the United
States steamer “Kearsarge.” April 17, 1872, ch. 102. .

53
Collection District of Brazos de Santiago. An act to change the boundaries of the collection dis-
trict of Brazos de Santiago, in the State of Texas. April 17, 1872, ch. 103 ..

58

William C. Jardine. An act to authorize William C. Jardine to make application to the com-

missioner of patents for the issue of a patent for his improvement in brake and rest for

carts. April 17, 1872, ch. 104 ..

53

Nebraska. An act to erect two new land districts in the State of Nebraska. April 22, 1872,

ch. 111

54

Additional Bounty: An act to extend the time for filing claims for additional bounty, under

the act of July twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. April 22, 1872, ch. 112. 54
Soldiers Monumental Associations. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver con-

demned ordnance to certain soldiers' monumental associations. April 22, 1872, ch. 113. 54

Bounties. An act in relation to bounties. April 22, 1872, ch. 114 . .

55

Ute Indians. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to make certain negotiations with

the Ute Indians in Colorado. April 23, 1872, ch. 115. ...

55

Linkton Land District. An act to create the Linkton land district, in the State of Oregon. April

24, 1872, ch. 118.

55

Military Road from Fort Wilkins. An act to extend the time for the completion of the military

road from Fort Wilkins, at Copper Harbor, in the State of Michigan, to Fort Howard, at

Green Bay, in the State of Wisconsin. April 24, 1872, ch. 119

56

Proposals, &c., for Transportation of the Mails. An act relating to proposals and contracts for

transportation of the mails, and for other purposes. April 27, 1872, ch. 125 .

56

John C. Smith, Patent for Land to issue to, fc. An act to amend the first section of an act

entitled “ An act to provide for the disposition of useless military reservations," approved

February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. April 29, 1872, ch. 126. . 57

Indianola, Texas, certain Imports withdrawn for Erportation to places in Mexico, to go through. An

act to amend section second, act of August thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, in

relation to the transportation and exportation of imported goods, wares, and merchandise

in bond through certain ports in the State of Texas. April 30, 1872, ch. 129.

Bridge over the Missouri River. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to authorize the con-

struction of a bridge across the Missouri river, at or near St. Joseph, Missouri," ap-

proved March fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, May 1, 1872, ch. 130

Tea and Coffee. An act repealing the duty on tea and coffee. May 1, 1872, ch. 181.... 59

The Texas and Pacific Railway Company. An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act to

incorporate the Texas Pacific Railway Company, and to aid in the construction of its

road, and for other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-one.
May 2, 1872, ch. 132

59

Votes for Representatives in Congress. An act to amend an act approved February twenty-eight,

eighteen hundred and seventy-one, amending an act approved May thirty-one, eighteen

hundred and seventy, entitled “An act to enforce the rights of citizens of the United

States to vote in the several States of this Union, and for other purposes." May 3, 1872,

ch. 139..

61

Legislative, executive, and judicial Expenses Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the

legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending June

thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. May 8, 1872, ch. 140 61

Kansas Indians. An act to provide for the removal of the Kansas tribe of Indians to the Indian

Territory, and to dispose of their lands in Kansas to actual settlers. May 8, 1872, ch. 141 85

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Washington, D.C. An act to fund certain liabilities of the city of Washington existing June !

first, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and to limit the debt of and taxation in the Dis-

trict of Columbia. May 8, 1872, ch. 142

86

United States Courts in Wisconsin. An act to change the time for holding the circuit and district

courts of the United States for the western district of Wisconsin, at La Crosse. May 9,

1872, ch. 143.

88

Public Lands in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Dakota. An act to extend the time of pay-

ment for their lands by persons holding pre-emptions on the public lands in the States of

Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan, and Territory of Dakota. May 9, 1872, ch. 144 . 88
Direct Taxes. An act for the relief of purchasers of lands sold for direct taxes in the insurrec-
tionary States. May 9, 1872, ch. 145.

89

Testimony in Courts of the United States. An act to perpetuate testimony in the courts of the

United States. May 9, 1872, ch. 146.

89

Washington and Idaho Territories. An act to regulate elections in Washington and Idaho Terri-
tories. May 9, 1872, ch. 147..

90

Pay of Surfmen at Life-saving Stations. An act authorizing the appropriation for the employment

of surfmen at alternate life-saving stations on the New Jersey coast, for the fiscal year,

ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, to be expended in employing

crews at such stations, and for such periods, and at such compensation, as the Secretary

of the Treasury may deem reasonable, not to exceed forty dollars per month for each per-

son employed. May 9, 1872, ch. 148

90

Osage Lands in Kansas. An act for the relief of settlers on the Osage lands in the State of

Kansas. May 9, 1872, ch. 149. ..

90

Mining Resources. An act to promote the development of the mining resources of the United

States. May 10, 1872, ch. 152

91

Samuel Ross. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to correct an army officer's record.

May 10, 1872, ch. 153 .

96

Commissioners of Claims may take Testimony. An act to authorize the commissioners of claims to

appoint special commissioners to take testimony, and for other purposes. May 11, 1872,

ch. 156.

97

Cherokee Lands in Kansas. An act to carry out certain provisions of the Cherokee treaty of

eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and for the relief of settlers on the Cherokee lands in the

State of Kansas. May 11, 1872, ch. 157 .

98

Bridge across the Missouri River, at Boonville, Mo. An act to authorize the construction of a

bridge across the Missouri river, at Boonville, Missouri. May 11, 1872, ch. 158

99

Post-Roads. An act to establish certain post-roads. May 14, 1872, ch. 159

100

Army. Pay of Enlisted Men. An act to establish the pay of the enlisted men of the army.

May 15, 1872, ch. 160.

116

Army. An act to establish a system of deposits, to prevent desertion, and elevate the condition

of the rank and file of the army. May 15, 1872, ch. 161

117

Enlistment of Minors. An act to provide that minors shall not be enlisted in the military ser-

vice of the United States without the consent of parents or guardians. May 15, 1872,

ch. 162.

117

Bridge across Lake Saint Croix. An act to authorize the West Wisconsin Railway Company to

keep up and maintain a bridge for railway purposes across lake Saint Croix, at the city

of Hudson, in the State of Wisconsin. May 15, 1872, ch. 163

118

Reform School, District of Columbia. An act relating to the reform school of the District of

Columbia. May 15, 1872, ch. 164

.. 118

Fort Collins Military Reservation. An act declaring the lands constituting the Fort Collins

military reservation, in the Territory of Colorado, subject to pre-emption and homestead

entry, as provided for in existing laws. May ló, 1872, ch. 165

.. 120

Consul at Tien Tsin. An act to regulate the salary of the consul at Tien Tsin, China. May

17, 1872, ch. 169

120

Bridges across the Mississippi River. An act to authorize the construction of certain bridges

across the Mississippi river, and to establish the same as post-roads. May 17, 1872,

ch. 170.

120

Public Building in Rockland, Me. An act authorizing the erection of a public building in

Rockland, Maine. May 17, 1872, ch. 171 ..

121

Deficiency Appropriations. An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appro-

priations for the service of the government, for the fiscal year ending June thirty,

eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and for former years, and for other purposes. May

18, 1872, ch. 172

122

National Cemeteries. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish and protect national

cemeteries," approved February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. May

18, 1872, ch. 173

130

Page Portification Certificates. Lawrence, Kansas. An act authorizing the Secretary of War to pay

certain certificates issued for fortification purposes in Lawrence, Kansas. May 18, 1873, ch. 174.

135 Yacht "Red Hot." An act to allow the pleasure-yacht“Red-Hot” to take the name of " Addie Parker," and be registered under that name. May 18, 1872, ch. 175.

135 Circuit Courts. An act to fix the times for holding United States courts in the eighth circuit. May 21, 1872, ch. 176. ..

135 Indians. An act regulating the mode of making private contracts with Indians. May 21, 1872, ch. 177 ...

136 Soldiers' Discharge-papers, fc. An act to prohibit the retention of soldiers' discharges by claimagents and attorneys. May 21, 1872, ch. 178.

137 Dakota. An act to establish an additional land district in the Territory of Dakota. May 21, 1872, ch. 179. .

188 Manesoła. An act to create an additional land district in the State of Minnesota. May 21, 1872, ch. 180...

138 Montana. An act to authorize the issue of a supply of arms to the authorities of the Territory of Montana. May 21, 1872, ch. 181

138 Fort Stanton. An act to reduce the limits of the military reservation at Fort Stanton, New Mexico. May 21, 1872, ch. 182.

189 Wharf Property in New Orleans. An act relinquishing certain wharf property to the city of New Orleans. May 21, 1872, ch. 183

139 Dunstan River. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over the tide-water of Dunstan river, in the State of Maine. May 21, 1872, ch. 184 .

189 Bark Florence. An act to grant an American register to the Hawaiian bark “Florence.” May 21, 1872, ch. 185.

139 Buffalo, N. Y. An act to authorize the city of Buffalo, New York, to construct a tunnel

under Niagara river, and to erect and maintain an inlet pier therefrom, for the purpose of supplying the city of Buffalo with pure water. May 21, 1872, ch. 186

139 Denter. An act to enable the city of Denver to purchase certain lands in Colorado for a cemetery, May 21, 1872, ch. 187 ...

140 Public Building at Fall River, Mass. An act authorizing the construction of a public building at Fall River, in the State of Massachusetts. May 21, 1872, ch. 188..

140 Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company. An act to confirm the action of the Board of Alder

men and Common Council of the city of Washington, designating a depot site for the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company, and for other purposes. May 21, 1872, ch. 189.

140 Disabilities. An act to remove political disabilities imposed by the fourteenth 'article of the amendments of the Constitution of the United States. May 22, 1872, ch. 193. ..

142 Consular and Diplomatic Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the consular and

diplomatic service of the government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. May 22, 1872, ch. 194

.. 142 Nary Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending

June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. May 23, 1872, ch. 195.

145 Military Academy. An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for

the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. May 23, 1872, ch. 196.

154 United States Securities. An act defining and limiting the appropriation of certain moneys for

the preparation, issue, and reissue of the securities of the United States, and for other purposes. May 28, 1872, ch. 197...

156 Presidential Electors. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish a uniform time for

holding elections for electors of President and Vice-President in all the States of the Union," approved January twenty third, eighteen hundred and forty-five. May 23, 1872, ch. 198

157 Collection District of Du Luth, &c. An act to establish the collection district of Du Luth, ard to

create Saint Paul, in the collection district of Minnesota, a port of delivery. May 23, 1872, ch. 199.

157 Northwestern Land District in Kansas. An act to create an additional land district in the State of Kansas. May 23, 1872, ch. 200

157 Courts at Toledo, O. An act to provide for holding the United States District Court in the city of Toledo. May 23, 1872, ch. 201

157 Federal Courts. An act to regulate criminal practice in the federal courts. May 23, 1872, ch. 202..

158 District of Columbia. An act giving the assent of Congress to the subscription of the District

of Columbia to the stock of the Piedmont and Potomac Railroad Company. May 23, 1872, ch. 203,

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Land to Cheyenne for Reservoir, fc. An act to withdraw from settlement and sale a certain section of land in Wyoming Territory. May 23, 1872, ch. 204

158 Public Lands in Alabama. An act relating to certain lands in the State of Alabama. May 23, 1872, ch. 205..

159 Pottawatomie and Shawnee Absentee Indians. An act to provide homes for the Pottawatomie and Absentee Shawnee Indians in the Indian Territory. May 23, 1872, ch. 206 .

159 Chicago and Northwestern Railway Company. An act to authorize the Chicago and Northwestern

Railway Company to change their projected line of railway in the State of Michigan.
May 23, 1872, ch. 207 . .

160 Bridge across the Mississippi River at Fort Madison, Iowa. An act to authorize the construction

of a bridge, and to establish the same as a post-road. May 25, 1872, ch. 213 ... 160 Internal Revenue. An act to provide for the abatement or repayment of taxes on distilled spirits in bond, destroyed by casualty. May 27, 1872, ch. 218.

162 Gift of Land to the United States. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to accept the penin

sula in Lake Erie, opposite the harbor of Erie, in the State of Pennsylvania. May 27,
1872, ch. 219

162 Dakota Southern Railroad Company. An act in relation to the Dakota Southern Railroad Company. May 27, 1872, ch. 220

162 Schooner La Pette. An act to change the name of the schooner La Pette to La Petite. May 27, 1872, ch. 221

163 Retired Navy Officers Restored. An act for the relief of certain officers of the navy. May 28, 1872, ch. 226.

163 Lazarus L. Reamey. An act to restore Lazarus L. Reamey to the navy of the United States as a midshipman. May 28, 1872, ch. 227 .

164 Trusses. An act to provide for furnishing trusses to disabled soldiers. May 28, 1872, ch. 228. 164 Wilkes's United States Exploring Expedition. An act to provide for the completion of three volumes of Wilkes's United States Exploring Expedition. May 28, 1872, ch. 229

. 164 Indian Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses

of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes. May 29, 1872, ch. 233.

165 Albert W. Gray. An act for the relief of Albert W. Gray. May 29, 1872, ch. 284. .

191 Washington Gas-Light Company. An act to increase the capital stock and to extend the works of the Washington Gas-Light Company. May 29, 1872, ch. 235. .

192 Apportionment of Representatives in Congress. An act supplemental to an act entitled "An act

for the apportionment of representatives to Congress among the several States according to the ninth census.” May 30, 1872, ch. 239.

192 Professors of Mathematics. An act fixing the rank of professors of mathematics in the United States Navy. May 31, 1872, ch. 240

192 Land Districts. An act relating to the creation of new land districts. May 31, 1872, ch. 241 · 192 Bridge across the Arkansas River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Arkansas River at Little Rock, Arkansas. May 31, 1872, ch. 242 .

193 Public Building at Utica, N. Y. An act to provide for a building for the use of the post-office,

United States circuit and district courts, and internal revenue offices, at Utica, New
York. May 31, 1872, ch. 243 . .

194 Railroad National Bank of Lowell. An act to change the location of the Railroad National Bank

of Lowell, Massachusetts, to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. May 31, 1872, ch. 244 194 J. W. Parish and Company. An act conferring upon the court of claims power to hear and

determine the claim of J. W. Parish and Company for damages for the alleged violation

of their contract with the United States for the delivery of ice. May 31, 1872, ch. 245. 195 John Potts. An act for the relief of John Potts, chief clerk of the war department. May 31, 1872, ch. 246.

195 Elections in Louisiana. An act to prescribe the time for holding the election for electors of

President and Vice-President in the State of Louisiana. June 1, 1872, ch. 253. .. 195 Defaced or Destroyed Bonds. An act to provide for the issue of bonds in lieu of destroyed or defaced bonds of the United States. June 1, 1872, ch. 254. ...

196 Practice in the United States Courts. An act to further the administration of justice. June 1, 1872, ch. 255 ,

196 Post-Office Appropriation. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office

Department for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. June 1, 1872, ch. 256..

.. 199 National Cemeteries. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to establish and protect national

cemeteries,” approved February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. June 1, 1872, ch. 257

202 Dakota Grand Trunk Railway Company. An act granting the right of way to the Dakota Grand Trunk Railway Company. June 1, 1872, ch. 258

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Page Centennial International Exhibition. An act relative to the Centennial International Exhibition

to be held in the city of Philadelphia, State of Pennsylvania, in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-six. June 1, 1872, ch. 259..

203 Jail in the District of Columbia. An act in relation to the construction of a new jail for the District of Columbia. June 1, 1872, ch. 260. .

211 Utah, Idaho, and Montana Railroad Company. An act granting (a) right of way to the Utah, Idaho, and Montana Railroad Company. June 1, 1872, ch. 261 .

212 Reservation to Me-shin-go-me-sia. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to make par

tition of the reservation to Me-shin-go-me-sia, a Miami Indian, June 1, 1872, ch. 262. • 213 Shoshone and Bannock Indians. An act to authorize the President of the United States to nego

tiate with the chiefs and head-men of the Shoshone and Bannock tribes of Indians for the relinquishment of a portion of their reservation in Wyoming Territory. June 1, 1872, ch. 263..

214 Quartermaster's Department of the Army. An act to authorize the appointment of certain officers in the quartermaster's department. June 3, 1872, ch. 279

214 Ferry-Boats. An act relative to the entry and clearance of ferry-boats and of bonded cars

passing from one State to another through foreign contiguous territory, June 4, 1872, ch. 280

214 Bridges across the Mississippi River. An act further regulating the construction of bridges across the Mississippi River. June 4, 1872, ch. 281.

216 Western Judicial District of North Carolina. An act to establish a western judicial district of North Carolina. June 4, 1872, ch. 282. .

.. 215 Ayricultural Colleges. An act amendatory of an act entitled "An act donating public lands to

the several States and territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agricultural and mechanical arts,” passed July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and acts amendatory thereto. June 4, 1872, ch. 283

217 Federal Courts in Georgia. An act to take away the circuit court jurisdiction of the district

court of the United States for the northern district of Georgia, to create a circuit court in said district, and for other purposes. June 4, 1872, ch. 284

• 218 International Ocean Telegraph Company. An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to

aid in the construction of telegraph lines, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes," approved July twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. June 4, 1872, ch. 285

219 Army. An act to enable the President to appoint a paymaster-general of the army. June 4, 1872, ch. 286 . .

219 Public Buildings and Grounds. An act relating to inventories and accounts of the property of the United States, in public buildings and grounds. June 4, 1872, ch. 287

220 Davenport and St. Paul Railroad Company. An act granting to the Davenport and St. Paul Railroad Company the right of way." June 4, 1872, ch. 288. .

220 Public Schools in Washington, D. C. An act directing the conveyance of certain lots of ground,

with the improvements thereon, for the use of the public schools of the city of Washington. June 4, 1872, ch. 289.

221 Public Schools in Washington, D.C. An act amending an act entitled "An act directing the

conveyance of a lot of ground for the use of the public schools of the city of Washington.” June 4, 1872, ch. 290

221 Bridge across the Missouri River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the

Missouri river, opposite to or within the corporate limits of Nebraska City, Nebraska. June 4, 1872, ch. 291 ...

222 Bridge across the Missouri River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Missouri river at Brownville, Nebraska. June 4, 1872, ch. 292 .

223 Great Southern Railway Company. An act granting the right of way through the public lands

for the construction of a railroad and telegraph in Florida. June 4, 1872, ch. 293. . . 224 Bartholomew Cousin. An act to extend the provisions of an act entitled “ An act for the relief

of certain purchasers of lands from the legal representatives of Bartholomew Cousin," approved February eighteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. June 4, 1872, ch. 294.

225 Brig Delphine. An act to authorize the issue of an American register to the brig Delphine. June 4, 1872, ch. 295 .

225 Marine Hospital, &c., at San Francisco. An act to provide for the sale of the marine hospital and grounds at San Francisco. June 4, 1872, ch. 296

225 Fort Walla-Walla Military Reservation. An act to correct an error in the act approved February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. June 5, 1872, ch. 305

226 Navy. An act in regard to the commencement of increased pay to promoted officers in the navy. June 5, 1873, ch. 806 ....

226 Nary. An act to fix the pay of certain rear-admirals on the retired list of the navy. June 5, 1872, ch. 307 . .

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