United States Statutes at Large/Volume 6/1st Congress

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United States Statutes at Large, Volume 6
United States Congress
Private Acts of the First Congress
The First United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met from March 4, 1789 to March 3, 1791, during the first two years of the first administration of U.S. President George Washington, first at Federal Hall at 26 Wall Street in New York City and later at Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Excerpted from 1st United States Congress on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
For public acts and resolutions of the First Congress, please see Public Acts of the First Congress in Volume 1.

1st Session[edit]




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Passed at the first session, which was begun and held at the City of New York on Wednesday, March 4, 1789, and continued to September 29, 1789.

George Washington, President, John Adams, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate, Frederick Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Private Act[edit]

Chapter Title Date
Chapter XXVI. An Act to allow the Baron de Glaubeck the pay of a Captain in the Army of the United States. Sept. 29, 1789

Private Resolution[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution No. 4. Sept. 29, 1789

2nd Session[edit]

Private Acts[edit]

Chapter Title Date
Chapter XVI. An Act for finally adjusting and satisfying the claims of Frederick William de Steuben. June 4, 1790
Chapter XX. An Act for the relief of Thomas Jenkins and Company. June 14, 1790
Chapter XXIII. An Act to satisfy the claims of John McCord against the United States. July 1, 1790
Chapter XXIV. An Act for the relief of Nathaniel Twining. July 1, 1790
Chapter XXXVII. An Act for the relief of John Stewart and John Davidson. Aug. 4, 1790
Chapter XLIV. An Act for the relief of disabled soldiers and seamen lately in the service of the United States, and of certain other persons. Aug. 11, 1790
Chapter XLV. An Act for the relief of the persons therein mentioned or described. Aug. 11, 1790

Private Resolution[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution No. 3. Aug. 2, 1790

3rd Session[edit]

No private acts or resolutions.