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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. 2,1813 82

Licenses 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 (Repealed.)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 Arkansas. 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 (Repealed.)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

.Appropriation*. 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 regular 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 91

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

judge for the Missouri territory, and 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 pensions 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 l°s

Bounty to Owners, fyc., of private armed Vessels. An act in addition to an act entitled "An act allowing a bounty to the owners, officers, and crews of the private armed vessels of the United States." (Obsolete.) March 19, 1814 105

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

one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. (Obsolete.) March 24, 1814. 106

Loan not exceeding twenty-five Millions of Dollars. An act. to authorize a loan for a sum not

exceeding twenty-five millions of dollars. March 24, 1814 Ill

District Court of the United States in the Virginia District. An act to alter the time for holding the District Courts of the United States for the Virginia districts. March 24, 1814 112

Duties on Sales at Auction. An act to amend the act entitled "An act laying duties on sales at auction of merchandise and of ships and vessels." (Obsolete.) March 24, 1814 113

Shawneetown. An act concerning Shawneetown. March 28, 1814 113

Army of the United States. An act for the better organizing, paying, and supplying the

army of the United States. (Obsolete.) March 30, 1814 113

Exchange of Land in the City of New York. An act authorizing the President of the United States to exchange a certain parcel of land, in the city of New York, for other lands in the same city or its vicinity. March 30, 1814 116

Land Claims in the Mississippi Territory. An act providing for the indemnification of certain

claimants of public lands in the Mississippi territory. March 31,1814 116

Elizabeth City a Port of Entry. An act making Elizabeth City the port of entry and delivery for the District of Camden in the State of North Carolina. April 9, 1814 120

Courts of the United States in New York. An act for the better organization of the courts of

the United States within the State of New York. April 9, 1814 120

Land Titles in Louisiana and Missouri. An act for the final adjustment of land titles in the

State of Louisiana and territory of Missouri. April 12,1814 121

Embargo and Non-Importation. An act to repeal an act entitled " An act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbours of the United States," and so much of any act or acts as prohibit the importation of goods, wares, and merchandise, of the growth, produce, or manufacture of Great Britain or Ireland, or of any of the colonies or dependencies thereof, or of any place or country in the actual possession of Great Britain. April 14, 1814 123

Assent of Congress to an Act of the Assembly of Tennessee. Direct Taxes. An act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, therein mentioned. April 14, 1814 123

.Marine Corps. An act authorizing an augmentation of the marine corps, and for other

purposes. April 16, 1814 124

Flotilla Service. An act authorizing the appointment of certain officers for the flotilla service. (Obsolete.) April 16, 1814 125

Assent of Congress to an Act of the State of Maryland and Georgia. An act to revive and continue in force "An act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the States of Maryland and Georgia." April 16, 1814 125

Claims to Lands in Hte Illinois Territory. An act confirming certain claims to land in the

Illinois territory, and providing for their location. April 16, 1814 125

Money paid into the Courts of the United States. An act directing the disposition of money

paid into the courts of the United States. April 18, 1814 127

Pensions. An act granting pensions to the officers and seamen serving on board the revenue cutters in certain cases. April 18, 1814 127

Congress. An act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. April 18, 1814 128

Compensation to the Paymaster of the Army, tee., and appointment of Assistant District Paymasters. An act fixing the salary of the paymaster of the army of the United States, and allowing a sum for the employment of additional clerks in his office, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and providing for the appointment of assistant district paymasters. (Expired.) April 18, 1814 128

Laws of the United States. An act authorizing a subscription for the laws of the United

States, and for the distribution thereof. (Obsolete.) April 18, 1814 , 129

rm Vault capture<! on Lake Erie. An act authorizing the purchase of the vessels captured on

LakeErie. (Obsolete.) April 18, 1814 130

Public Lands. An act extending relief to certain purchasers of public lands in the Mississippi territory. April 18, 1814 130

Post-roads. An act to alter and establish certain post-roads. April 18,1814 130

Flap, Standards, and Colours captured from the Enemy. An act to provide for the collection and preservation of such nags, standards, and colours as shall have been or may hereafter be taken by the land and naval forces of the United States, from Ureir enemies. April 18, 1814 133

Compensation of Marshals, Clerks, and Attorneys. An act to lessen the compensation of marshals, clerks, and attorneys in the cases therein mentioned. (Repealed.) April 18, 1814. 133

Militia. An act in further addition to an act entitled "An act more effectually to provide for the national defence by establishing a uniform militia throughout the United States." (Obsolete.) April 18, 1814 134

Militia. An act in addition to the act entitled "An act to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions, and to repeal the act now in force for those purposes." (Expired.) April 18, 1814 134

Pay of Officers, Seamen, and Marines in the Navy. An act concerning the pay of officers,

seamen, and marines in the navy of the United States. April 18, 1814. 136

Claims to Lands in Louisiana. An act supplemental to an act entitled "An act for ascertaining the titles and claims to lands in that part of Louisiana which lies east of the river Mississippi and island of New Orleans." (Obsolete.) April 18,1814.... 137

Compensation of Clerks in the Senate and House of Representatives. An act to fix the compensation of the clerks employed in the offices of the secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives. (Obsolete.) April 18, 1814 137

Duties on Licenses to Retailers of Wines, Ire. An act to amend the act laying duties on licenses to retailers of wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise, and for other purposes. (Repealed.) April 18, 1814 137

jSppropria'.ions. An act making additional appropriations for the service of the year one

thousand eight hundred and fourteen. (Obsolete.) April 18, 1814. 139

Claims to Lands in Louisiana. An act concerning certificates of confirmation of claims to

lands in the State of Louisiana. (Obsolete.) April 18,1814 139

RESOLUTIONS.

1. For the printing and distribution of an additional number of the journals of Congress,

and of the documents published under their order. Dec. 27, 1813 140

2. Expressive of the sense of Congress of the gallant conduct of Captain Oliver H. Perry,

the officers, seamen, marines, and infantry, acting as such, on board of his squa-
dron. Jan. 6, 1814 , 141

3. Relative to the brilliant achievement of Lieutenants Burrows and M'Call. • Jan. 6,

1814 141

4. Relative to the brilliant achievement of Captain James Lawrence, in the capture of the

British vessel of war the Peacock. Jan. 11, 1814 142

5. Directing a sword to be presented to the nearest male relation of midshipman John

Clark. Feb. 19, 1814 142

STATUTE in.—1814, 1815.

Right of Suffrage in the Mississippi Territory extended. An act further to extend the right of suffrage, and to increase the number of members of the Legislative Council in the Mississippi territory. (Obsolete.) Oct. 25, 1814 143

Virginia Military Land Warrants. An act for extending the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and for returning the surveys thereon to the general land-office. (Expired.) Nov. 3, 1814. 143 rf

The-President authorized to cause to be built or purchased Vessels for the Navy. An act authoriz ing the President of the United States to cause to be built or purchased the vessels therein described. (Repealed.) Nov. 15, 1814 144

Loan of three Millions of Dollars. An act to authorize a loan for a sum not exceeding three

millions of dollars. (Obsolete.) Nov. 15, 1814 144

Publication of the Laws of the United Slates in the Territories. An act to authorize the publication of the laws of the United States within the territories of the United States. (Obsolete.) Nov. 21, 1814 145

A Clerk to be appointed in the Office of the Commissioner <tf the Revenue, t}c. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to appoint a clerk in the office of the commissioner of the revenue, with power to sign licenses. Nov. 22, 1814 146

Allowances to Merchant Vessels during the War for bringing back destitute and distressed seamen. An act authorizing the Secretary of State, during the continuance of the present war, to make an additional allowance to the owners and masters of vessels, for bringing back to the United States destitute and distressed American seamen. (Obsolete.) Dec. 1, 1814 146

Army of the United States. An act making further provision for filling the ranks of the

army of the United States. (Repealed.) Dec. 10, 1814 146

Duties on Stamps. An act supplementary to an act laying duties on notes of banks, hankers, and certain companies; on notes, bonds, and obligations, discounted by banks, bankers, and certain companies; and on bills of exchange of certain descriptions. (Repealed.) Dec. 10, 1814 148

Duties on Carriages. An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by duties on carriages and the harness used therefor. (Repealed.) Dec. 15, 1814 148

Army of the United Slales. An act directing the staff officers of the army to comply with the requisitions of naval and marine officers in certain cases. (Obsolete.) Dec. 15, 1814 151

Appropriations for the Service of the year 1814. An act making additional appropriations for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. (Obsolete.) Dec. 15, 1814 153

Duties on distilled Spirits and on Licenses to Distillers. An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on spirits distilled within the United States and territories thereof, and by amending the act laying duties on license^ to distillers of spirituous liquors. (Repealed.) Dec. 21, 1814 152

Duties on Sales at Auction and on Licenses to retail Wines, t}c., and on Postage. An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on sales at auction and on licenses to retail wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise, and for increasing the rates of postage. (Repealed.) Dec. 23, 1814 159

Loan of twenty-five Millions of Dollars authorized. An act supplementary to the acts authorizing a loan for the several sums of twenty-five millions of dollars, and three millions of dollars. (Obsolete.) Dec. 26, 1814 161

Public Lands in the District of Vinccnnes. An act giving further time to locate certain claims to lands, confirmed by an act of Congress, entitled "An act confirming certain claims to lands in the district of Vincennes." (Obsolete.) Dec. 26, 1814 163

Leasing of Lands reserved for Schools in the Mississippi Territory. An act to provide for leasing certain lands reserved for the support of schools in the Mississippi territory. (Obsolete.) Jan. 9, 1815 163

Direct Taxes. An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the United States, and to provide for assessing and collecting the same. (Repealed.) Jan. 9,1815. 164

Additional Duties on Goods, Wares, and Merchandise manufactured within the United States. An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on various goods, wares, and merchandise manufactured within the United States. (Repealed.) Jan. 18, 1815 180

Duties on Household Furniture and on gold and silver Watches. An act to provide additional • revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on household furniture, and on gold and silver watches. (Repealed.) Jan. 18, 1815 186

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Appointment of a Board of Commissioners relative to the Indemnification of Claimants to Lands in the Mississippi Territory. An act supplementary to the act entitled " An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi territory." (Obsolete.) Jan. 23,1815 192

Army. Service of State Troops and Volunteers may be accepted. An act to authorize the President of the United States to accept the services of state troops and of volunteers. (Repealed.) Jan. 27, 1815 193

Library of Thomas Jefferson. An act to authorize the purchase of the library of Thomas

Jefferson, late President of the United States. Jan. 30, 1815 195

Prohibition of Intercourse with the Enemy. An act to prohibit intercourse with the enemy,

and for other purposes. (Expired.) Feb. 4, 1815 195

Duties on Licenses to Retailers of Wines, (ec. TMn act supplementary to the act entitled "An act to amend the act laying duties on licenses to retailers of wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise, and for other purposes." (Repealed.) Feb. 4,1815. 201

Public Lands. Land Districts. An act attaching to the Canton district, in the State of Ohio, the tract of land lying between the foot of the rapids of the Miami of Lake Erie, and the Connecticut Western Reserve. Feb. 4, 1815 201

Further Time given for Payment for Public Lands. An act for giving further time to the

purchasers of public lands to complete their payments. (Expired.) Feb. 4, 1815. 201

Navy Department. Board of Commissioners of the Navy. An act to alter and amend the several acts for establishing a navy department, by adding thereto a board of commissioners. (Repealed.) Feb. 7, 1815 202

Ordnance Department. An act for the better regulation of the ordnance department. (Obsolete.) Feb. 8, 1815 203

Land near Plattsburg to be purchased for Arsenals, l<c. An act to authorize the purchase of a

tract of land for the use of the United States. (Obsolete.) Feb. 8, 1815 205

Duties on Licenses to Retailers of Wines, 8fe. An act to amend an act laying duties on licenses to retailers of wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise. (Repealed.) Feb. 8, 1815 205 <

Repairing and rebuilding the public Buildings in Washington. An act making appropriations fa* repairing or rebuilding the public buildings within the city of Washington. Feb. 13, 1815 205

Cumberland Road. An act in addition to the act to regulate the laying out and making a

road from Cumberland, in the State of Maryland, to the State of Ohio. Feb. 14,1815. 206

Appropriation for the Support of Government in 1815. An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen. (Obsolete.) Feb. 16, 1815 206

Relief of Sufferers by Earthquakes in the Missouri Territory. An act for the relief of the inhabitants of, the late county of New Madrid, in the Missouri territory, who suffered by earthquakes. Feb. 17, 1815 211

Virginia Resolution Warrants. An act giving further time to complete the surveys and obtain the patents for lands located under Virginia resolution warrants. (Expired.) Feb. 22, 1815 212

Security to be given by the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives for faithful Disbursement of the Contingent Funds of the Senate, (cc. An act requiring the secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives in the Congress of the United States, to give security for the faithful application and disbursement of the contingent funds of the Senate and House of Representatives. Feb. 23,1815. 212

Courts in the Indiana Territory. An act for the regulation of the courts of justice of Indiana. Feb. 24, 1815 213

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

year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen. (Obsolete.) Feb. 24, 1815 213

Direct Taxes. An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the District of Columbia. (Repealed.) Feb. 27, 1815 216

Duties on Gold, Silver, and Plated Wares, Jewelry, (ce. An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying a duly on gold, silver, and plated wares, and jewelry and pastework, manufactured within the United States. (Repealed.} Feb. 27,1815 217

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