xvi LIST OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS. of certain widows and orphans of the officers, seamen, and marines of the brig-oiiwar Somers. Aug. 14, 1848, ch. 179.. _ .. . . . 331 Location of Military Land Warrants. An act in relation to military land warrants. Aug. 14, 1848, ch. 180. •. .. 332 RESOLUTIONS. 1. Erection of a Monument to Washington authorized. A resolution authorizing the erection on the public grounds in the city of Washington of amonument to George Washington. Jan. 31, 1848. . . . . . . . . . . . 333 2. Thanks of Congress to General Scott and the Ojieers and Men. under his Command in Mexico. Joint resolution expressive of the thanks of Congress to 1VIajor-General Winfield Scott, and the troops under his command, for their distinguished gallantry and good conduct in campaign of eighteen hundred and forty-seven. March 9, 1848. 333 4. Evidence in Cases of Application for Bounty Land Warrants. Joint resolution relative to the evidence which shall be considered satisfactory in applications for bounty land. 334 March 24, 1848. .. .. . . . . . . ... 5. Congratulations to France. A resolution tendering the congratulations of the American to the French people. April 13, 1848. . 334 6. Contraetsfor Hemp for the Navy. Joint resolution respecting contracts for hemp for the use of the American navy. May 9, 1848.. . . . . . . . . .. .. . . 334 7. Thanks of Congress to General Taylor and his Force, for good Conduct at Buena Vista. Joint resolution of thanks to Major-General Taylor. May 9, 1848. 334 8. Plane of Discharge of the Troops in Mexico. Joint resolution in relation to transportation and discharge of the military forces of the United States at the close of the war V with Mexico. June 16, 1848 .. 330 9. Payment of Texan Mounted Troops. Payment for Horses lost. Joint resolution provid ing for payment of the regiment of Texas mounted troops called into the service of the United States, under the requisition of Colonel Curtis, in the year eighteen hundred anrl forty-seven, and for other purposes. June 16, 1848... .. . . .. . 335 12. International Exchanges. Present to France of u. Series of Standard Weights and Measures, A resolution authorizing the presentation to the government of France of a. series of the standard weights and measures of the United States, and for other purposes. June 30, 1848. ... . . .. . .. .. . . . 336 13. Evidence in Case of Widows` Claims to Pensions. A joint resolution relative to evidence in application for pensions. July 1, 1848. . . ... . 336 15. Two Brass Field-Pieees, eapturcd at Bennington, to be at the Di osal of Vermont. Joint resolution disposing of two brass field-pieces captured at theshattle of Bennington, in seventeen hundred and seventy-seven. July 10, 1848. . . . . . . . .. .. .. . . . . . . . . . . 336 16. Change of Location of a. Lighthouse on Lake Superior. Joint resolution to change the location of a lighthouse on Lake Superior, in the State of Michigan. July 10, 1848.. 337 17. Extension of the Time for the Erection of certain Lighthouses. A joint resolution extending the time for the erection of certain lighthouses. July 25, 1848. . ... . . . . 337 18. Certain Trophies relinquished to .Missouri. Joint resolution relinquishin to the Stateof Missouri certain trophies of Donipl1an’s victorious expedition. July 55, 1848 . 337 19. Sanction of Congress to an Agreement between the Wyandotts and Delawares. A resolution to sanction an agreement made between the Wyandotts and Delawares for the purchase of certain lands by the former, of the latter tribe of Indian . July 25, 1848.. 337 20. The extra Pay of./Hrmy to he paid speedily. A resolution for the speedy payment of the three months' extra pay to the officers, non-commissioned officers, musoians, and privates, who have served in the late war with Mexico, allowed by the act of July nineteenth, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. July 29, 1848. . . . .. . . . . . . . 339 21. Statement of Cherokee Claims. A resolution authorizing the proper accounting officers of the treasury to make a just and fair statement of the claims of the Cherokee nation of Indians, according to the principles established by the treaty of August, eighteen hundred and forty-six. Aug. 7, 1848. . . . . . . . . .. . . . 339 22. Thanks to the Navy. Joint resolution of thanks to the officers, sailors, and marines, of the United States navy. Aug. 7, 1848. . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . .. . . . 339 23. Clerks ty' Courts to bcfnrnished with the Statutes at Large. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of State to furnish the clerks of the several District and Circuit Courts of the United States with copies of Little and Browu’s edition of the Laws of the UnitedStates. Aug. 7, 1848. . . . .. 339
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