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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE TWENTY-NINTH CONGRESS or rn; UNITED STATES, Passed at the second Session, which was begun and held at the City of Whslzington, in the District of Columbia, on Jlonday, the 7th Day ef December, 1846, and ended on the 3d Day of March, 1847. Jamzs K. Pour, President; Gnonon M. Dumas, Vice-President, and President of the Senate; Ionic W. Davis, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Surorc IL Cnarrzn I. —— An Act for the Admission of the State of Iowa into the Union. D¤¢· 28, }846·__ Wmmr·:.as the people of the Territory of Iowa did, on the eighteenth 1849, ch. 78. day of May, anno Domini eighteen hundred and forty-six, by a. ?f¤<¤¤bl¢· convention of delegates called and assembled for that purpose, form for themselves a constitution and State government- which constitution is republican in its character and features- and said convention has asked admission of the said Territory into the Union as a State, on an equal footing with the original States, in obedience to "An Act for the Admission of the States of Iowa and Florida into the Union," approved March third, eighteen hundred IZ45, ch, 4g_ and forty-five, and "An Act to define the Boundaries of the State of Iowa, and to repeal so much of the Act of the third of March, 1e46,eh.82. one thousand eight hundred and forty-five as relates to the Boundaries of Iowa," which said last act was approved August fourth, anno Domini eighteen hundred and forty-six : Therefore — Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Iowa admitted United States if America in Congress assembled, That the State of i¤*° **1* U¤i°¤· Iowa shall be one, and is hereby declared to be one, of the United States of America, and admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States in all respects whatsoever. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all the provisions of "An puma, umm. Act supplemental to the Act for the Admission of the States of Iowa timed in forceand Florida into the Union," approved March third, eighteen hun- ]845,cb_75_ dred and forty-tive, be, and the same are hereby declared to continue and remain in full force as applicable to the State of Iowa, as hereby admitted and received into the Union. Armovan, December 28, 1846. Cru?. li. —— .81: Act to eneourage Enlistments in the regular Army. Jam ig, 13,;-;_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives ry the United States ty" America in Omgress assembled, That during the continuance of the war with Mexico, the term of enlistment of the gm,,,,,,,,,,, ,0 men to be recruited for the regiments of dragoons, artillery, infantry, b¤ For rtw war. and ritlemen of the present military establishment, saab) " be during