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VENUE.

Where transitory actions to be brought, 511, 1.
Service of process in another district, 511, ? 1.
Process in local actions, 511,

1.

8 2.

Where local actions to be brought, in respect to land, &c., in different districts, 511,
VERMONT.

Terms of the district and circuit courts, 550, 1-2.
Compensation of collector, 225, 5.
Additional inspectors of customs, 226, 9.
Court-house in Burlington, 550, 8 3.

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WAREHOUSES-Continued.

When goods in store may be entered for consumption, 261, 130, 132.
Duties on goods destroyed in store to be abated, 261, 131.
Exportation and transportation of goods in bond, 262, 133.
Parts of buildings may be bonded, for storage of grain, 262, 134.
WARRANT OFFICERS.

Pay of, in the navy, 446,

112.

How sea service of, computed, 447-8, 131, 134.
Title of, 434,

28.
Assimilated rank of, 434, 27.
WASHINGTON TERRITORY.

Governor's veto power, 551, 2 1.

Biennial sessions of the legislature, 551, § 2.
Compensation of members, 551, 2.
Clerks, 551,

3.
When elections to be held, 551, 8 4.
Terms of the district court, 552, 5.
Appointment of clerks of courts, 552, 6.
To be an Indian superintendency, 271, 2 3.
Appointment of superintendent, 271, 2 3.
His salary, 271, 3.

Appointment of Indian agents, 271, 8 4.
Their salaries, 271, 8 4.

Number, 271,

4.

Assignment of tribes partly in Oregon, 271, 5.

Salary of surveyor-general, 391,

16.

Columbia River land district, 552, 7-8.

Land laws extended to lands east of Cascade Mountains, 404, 101.

Subdivision of donation claims, 404, & 102.

9.

Port Angelos a port of entry, 552,

Compensation of registers and receivers, 295, 22.

WATCHES.

WATCHMEN.

Duties on imported, 240, 58; 248, 8 72.
Excise duties on, 358,

280.

Compensation of, 531, 4-5.

WATER-PIPES.

Punishment for unlawfully tapping government water-pipes, in the District of Columbia, 183, 8 67.
WAX TAPERS. See Matches.
Stamp duty on, 381, 380.
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

Metric system legalized, 552, ? 1.

Tables of weights and measures, 552-3, § 2.

Standards to be furnished to each state, 553, ? 3.

Metric balances to be furnished to certain post offices, 497,

46.

Relation of metric and avoirdupois for postal purposes, 497, 8 46.

WEST POINT. See Military Academy.

WEST VIRGINIA.

Boundaries of, 554, % 1.

Admitted into the Union, 554, % 1.

On condition of the abolition of slavery, 554, 2.

In the fourth judicial circuit, 111, 1.

Terms of the circuit court, 555, 2 6.

District court, 554, 8 3.

Terms, 554, 3.

Custody of records, 555, 4.

Pending process, 555, 8 4.

Former proceedings confirmed, 555, § 5.
Collection districts, 555, 8 7.

WHEELING.

Terms of district courts at, 555, 8 3.
Inspectors of steamboats at, 539, 12.

WHITEHALL.

To be a port of delivery, in New York, 469, 15.
WIDOWS.

Pensions of, to continue during life, 490, 55.
When to commence, 490, 55.

In case of death or marriage, to be paid to children, 490, § 55.
Rate, 490, 55.

How payable, 490, 55.

WIDOWS-Continued.

No pension to be granted to the widow of a revolutionary soldier, unless claim established in his
lifetime, 482, 1.

Pensions to widows of persons in the military or naval service, 483, 8; 484, 15-16; 486, 30.
To be entitled to pension on death of applicant, 485, 25.

When not to be entitled to pension for children, 487, 37.
Effect of widow's remarriage, 489, § 52.

WILLS. See Succession Duties.

Stamp duties on probates of, 380,

374.

Probate of, in the District of Columbia, may be taken by commission, 195, 162.
WILMINGTON.

Collection district, in North Carolina, 469, & 1.
Port of entry, 469, % 1.

Salary of collector, 469, 1.

Terms of the courts at, 550, 1.

WINDSOR.

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WITNESSES.

Testimony of, before congress, not to be used in criminal prosecution against them, 141, 1.
Privilege not to extend to official papers produced, 141, 2 1.

Not to be excused because testimony may disgrace, 141, ? 1.

Negroes may be witnesses, 204, 26.

1.

Laws of the states to be rules of decision as to the competency of, 204,
Penalty for refusing to testify before commission from foreign court, 204, 3.
Fees of, in such cases, 204, 3.

When Indians may be witnesses, 274,

29.

Attendance of, before courts martial, how enforced, 48, 101.

Parties interested may be witnesses, 204, 26.

When executors, &c., may be witnesses, 204, 8 7.

Custom-house officers to be witnesses in suits for forfeitures, 266, 160.
When defendant may be a witness, under the internal revenue law, 310, 8 67.

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