LIST OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS. vii YW Vessels eaptared on Lake Erie. An act authorizing the purchase of the vessels captured on Lake Erie. (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 Paswoads. An act to alter and establish certain post-roads. April 18, 1814 . 130 Flags, Standards, and Colours ¢·apta·red_h·om the Enemy. An act to provide for the collection and preservation of such flags, standards, and colours as shall have been or may hereafter be taken by the land and naval forces of the United States, from their enemies. April 18, 1814, ... . . .. 133 Compensatnbn af Marshals, C'le»·ks, and .duorneys. An act to lessen the compensation of marshals, clerks, and attorneys in the cases therein mentioned. (Repealed.) April 18, 1814 . . ... . .. 133 Mlitia. An act in further addition to an act entitled “An act more elfectually 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 an Licenses to Retailers m’ Mnes, ¤§-c. 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 (Repealed.)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 Jpprepriations. 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 certiiicates of confirmation of claims to lands in the State of Louisiana. (Obsolete.) April 18, 1814 .. . . . 139 RESOLUTION S. 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 squadron. 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. Directinga sword to be presented to the nearest male relation of midshipman John Clark. Feb. 19, 1814. ... . . ... . .. 142 STATUTE III.—1814, 1815. Right of Safragc 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 Mlilary Land Wai·rants. An actfor extending the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and for returning the surveys thereon to the general land-otiice. (Expired.) Nov. 3, 1814. . .. 143
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