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W Rl¤SOLU'l‘lONS. [No. 1.] Joint resolution providing for the distribution of the Revised Statutes of Dec. 21,187B. the United States to the Post Office Department. ——;—=— Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That out of the fifteen thousand Revised Statcopies of the new edition of the first volume of the Revised Statutes of 1*****- the United States required by the fourth section of the "Act to provide 1P??, en. 82, for the preparation and publication of a new edition of the Revised Stat- *9 S'***·· 268- utes of the United States", approved March second, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, to be printed and bound, the Secretary of State shall furnish to the Post Office Department, upon the requisition of the Post- FGF P05i Office master-General, not exceeding two hundred and fifty copies for the use D"l"“'t"'°"*· of the officers and special agents of the department and of postmasters at officcs of free delivery; no provision having been made for the Post Ofiice Department in the “Joint resolution providing for the distribution 1878, res. 22, and sale of the new edition of the Revised Statutes of the United States", -"”'*· 251- approved May twentysecond, eighteen hundred and seventy-ejght. Approved, December 21, 1878. [No. 2.] Joint resolution making an appropriationfor the purpose of paying theneces- Dec. 21, 1879. sary expenses incurred in investigating the origin and causes of Epidemic Diseases ————————— in the United States. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Itepresentatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of fifty thousand Appropriation. dollars be appropriated out of any money now in the Treasury, not otherwisc appropiiated, for the purpose of paying the necessary expenses that may be incurred in investigating the origin and causes of epidemic Ep idemie disdiseases, especially yellow iever and cholera, and the best method of °¤$°**- preventing their introduction and spread in the United States; as provided for by resolutions of the Senate and House of Representatives ; the same or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended, one nxpemiimm, half by the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, and one half by the Sergeantat-Arms of the House of Representatives, under the direction of the Senate, and House committees on Epidemic Diseases, acting concurrently. Approved, December 21, 1878. [No. 3.] Joint rc ohition extending time for Joint Committee on transfer of Indian Dec. 21, 1878. BIIPCELII to l‘G[)0l’b. _—“"";;*' Be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time, in which the Transfer- or in- Joint Committee appointed by the Senate and House of Representatives <li¤¤ B¤¤>¤¤- to consider the transfer of the management of Indian Afiairs from the Interior to the War Department, may report, be and the same is hereby extended to the first day of February, eighteen hundred and seventy- nine. Approved, Decembcr 21, 1878. [No. 5.] Joint resolution for the relief of Bushrod B. Taylor and other naval officers. Feb. 5, 1879. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Ifepresentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy Naval examinis hereby authorized to organize a Board of three officers not below the iw; l>¤¤¤l- (487) ·