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LIST OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS.

STATUTE II.-1817.

 
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Duties on Imports and Tonnage. An act supplementary to an act to regulate duties on imports and tonnage. Jan. 14, 1817.
344
Laws relating to the Public Lands. An act to authorize a new edition of the collection of laws respecting the public lands. (Obsolete.)Jan. 20, 1817.
344
Appropriation for the Army in 1817. An act making a partial appropriation for the subsistence of the army during the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Obsolete.)Jan. 22, 1817.
345
Compensation of the Members of Congress. An act to repeal, after the close of the present session of Congress, the act entitled "An act to change the mode of compensation to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, and the delegates from the territories," passed the nineteenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. Feb. 6, 1817.
345
The Chairman of any Standing Committee of Congress authorized to administer Oaths, &c.. An act to extend the provisions of the act to authorize certain officers and other persons to administer oaths, approved May third, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight. Feb. 8, 1817.
345
The Authority given to the President to increase the Pay of Officers, &c., of the Navy, revoked. An act to repeal the second section of an act entitled "An act concerning the pay of officers, seamen, and marines, in the navy of the United States. (Obsolete.)Feb. 22, 1817.
345
The Public Lands, when sold, may be divided into Half Sections and Quarter Sections. An act providing for the division of certain quarter sections, in future sales of the public lands. Feb. 22, 1817.
346
Parts of the Reservations of the public Grounds may be sold in Lots. An act authorizing the sale of certain grounds belonging to the United States in the City of Washington. (Obsolete.)Feb. 24, 1817.
346
Entry of Vessels at the Port of New Orleans. An act authorizing vessels departing from the town of Bayou St. John and Basin of the Canal de Carondelet for foreign ports, to clear out at the custom-hosue in the City of New Orleans. (Obsolete.)March 1, 1817.
347
Reservation of Public Lands for the Supply of Timber for the Navy. An act making reservation of certain public lands to supply timber for naval purposes. March 1, 1817.
347
The People of the western Part of Mississippi authorized to form a State Government. An act to enable the people of the western part of Mississippi territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States. March 1, 1817.
358
Security to be given by Pursers in the Navy. An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act concerning the naval establishment." March 1, 1817.
350
Franking Privilege given to James Madison. An act freeing from postage all letters to and from James Madison. (Obsolete.)March 1, 1817.
350
Ransom of American Captives. An act relating to the ransom of American captives of the late war. (Obsolete.)March 1, 1817.
350
Commissions of Bail. An act in addition to an act entitled "An act for the more convenient taking of affidavits and bail in civil causes, depending in the courts of the United States." March 1, 1817.
350
Regulation of Importations into the United States. An act concerning the navigation of the United States. March 1, 1817.
351
Appropriations for the Support of Government in 1817. An act making approprations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Obsolete.)March 3, 1817.
352
Prisoners of War. Repeal of the Act of 1812. An act repealing an act entitled "An act for the safe keeping and accomodation of prisoners of war," passed July the sixth, one thousand eight hundred and twelve. (Obsolete.)March 3, 1817.
358
Appropriation for the Military Establishment in 1817. An act making provision for the support of the military establishment for the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. (Obsolete.)March 3, 1817.
359
Payment to Georgia equal to the Amount of certain Mississippi Stock. An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to the State of Georgia, under the articles of agreement and cession between the United States and that State. (Obsolete.)March 3, 1817.
359
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