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1st Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

THE

LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.




ACTS OF THE THIRTEENTH CONGRESS

of the

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the first session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of May, 1813, and ended the second day of August, 1813.

James Madison, President; Elbridge Gerry, Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate; Henry Clay, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act concerning certain streets in Georgetown. June 14, 1813
2 Chapter II. An Act for the government of persons in certain fisheries. June 19, 1813
3 Chapter III. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. June 19, 1813
4 Chapter IV. An Act to amend the act in addition to the act, entitled “An act to raise an additional military force, and for other purposes.” July 5, 1813
5 Chapter V. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. July 5, 1813
6 Chapter VI. An Act authorizing the President of the United States to cause to be built barges for the defence of the ports and harbours of the United States. July 5, 1813
7 Chapter VII. An Act further extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants. July 5, 1813
8 Chapter VIII. An Act to reward the officers and crew of the sloop of war Hornet; and Lieutenant Elliott and his officers and companions. July 13, 1813
9 Chapter IX. An Act freeing from postage all letters and packets to and from the superintendent general of military supplies. July 13, 1813
10 Chapter X. An Act to relinquish the claims of the United States to certain goods, wares, and merchandise, captured by private armed vessels. July 13, 1813
11 Chapter XI. An Act to incorporate a company for making a certain turnpike road in the county of Alexandria. July 13, 1813
12 Chapter XII. An Act to incorporate a company for making a certain turnpike road in the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia. July 13, 1813
13 Chapter XIII. An Act providing for the further defence of the ports and harbours of the United States. July 16, 1813
14 Chapter XIV. An Act concerning suits and costs in courts of the United States. July 22, 1813
15 Chapter XV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. July 22, 1813
16 Chapter XVI. An Act for the assessment and collection of direct taxes and internal duties. July 22, 1813
17 Chapter XVII. An Act to regulate the allowance of forage to officers in the army of the United States. July 22, 1813
18 Chapter XVIII. An Act to establish the town of Mobile a port of entry. July 22, 1813
19 Chapter XIX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. July 22, 1813
20 Chapter XX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. July 22, 1813
21 Chapter XXI. An act laying duties on Sugar refined within the United States. July 24, 1813
22 Chapter XXII. An act to establish the officer of commissioner of the revenue. July 24, 1813
23 Chapter XXIII. An act to continue in force for a limited time, certain acts authorizing corps of rangers for the protection of the frontier of the United States, and making appropriations for the same. July 24, 1813
24 Chapter XXIV. An act laying duties on carriages for the conveyance of persons. July 24, 1813
25 Chapter XXV. An act laying duties on licenses to distillers of spirituous liquors. July 24, 1813
26 Chapter XXVI. An act laying duties on sales at auction of merchandise and of ships and vessels. July 24, 1813
27 Chapter XXVII. An act to authorize the raising a corps of sea fencibles. July 26, 1813
28 Chapter XXVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. July 26, 1813
29 Chapter XXIX. An act making an appropriation for finishing the Senate Chamber and repairing the roof of the north wing of the Capitol. July 26, 1813
30 Chapter XXX. An act to provide for the accommodation of the household of the President of the United States. July 26, 1813
31 Chapter XXXI. An act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. July 27, 1813
32 Chapter XXXII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. July 28, 1813
33 Chapter XXXIII. An act to authorize the transportation of certain documents free of postage. July 28, 1813
34 Chapter XXXIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. July 29, 1813
35 Chapter XXXV. An act laying a duty on imported sald; granting a bounty on pickled fish exported, and allowances to certain vessels employed in the fisheries. July 29, 1813
36 Chapter XXXVI. An act supplementary to the acts heretofore passed on the subject of an uniform rule of naturalization. July 30, 1813
37 Chapter XXXVII. An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States. Aug. 2, 1813
38 Chapter XXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Aug. 2, 1813
39 Chapter XXXIX. An act laying duties on licenses to retailers of wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise. Aug. 2, 1813
40 Chapter XL. An act to provide for the widows and orphans of militia slain, and for militia disabled in the service of the United States. Aug. 2, 1813
41 Chapter XLI. An act explanatory of an act, entitled “An act to raise ten additional companies of Rangers.” Aug. 2, 1813
42 Chapter XLII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Aug. 2, 1813
43 Chapter XLIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Aug. 2, 1813
44 Chapter XLIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Aug. 2, 1813
45 Chapter XLV. An act to authorize the appointment by the President of certain officers during the recess of the Senate. Aug. 2, 1813
46 Chapter XLVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Aug. 2, 1813
47 Chapter XLVII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Aug. 2, 1813
48 Chapter XLVIII. An act authorizing the sale of sundry lots, the property of the United States, in the borough of Pittsburg. Aug. 2, 1813
49 Chapter XLIX. An act for reducing the duties payable on prize goods captured by the private armed vessels of the United States. Aug. 2, 1813
50 Chapter L. An act supplementary to the act, entitled “An act for the better regulation of the Ordnance.” Aug. 2, 1813
51 Chapter LI. An act authorizing a loan for a sum not exceeding seven millions five hundred thousand dollars. Aug. 2, 1813
52 Chapter LII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Aug. 2, 1813
53 Chapter LIII. An act laying duties on notes of banks, bankers, and certain companies; on notes, bonds, and obligations discounted by banks, bankers, and certain companies; and on bills of exchange of certain descriptions. Aug. 2, 1813
54 Chapter LIV. An act making additional appropriations for the support of government during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. Aug. 2, 1813
55 Chapter LV. An act allowing a bounty to the owners, officers, and crews of the private armed vessels of the United States. Aug. 2, 1813
56 Chapter LVI. An act making further provision for the collection of internal duties, and for the appointment and compensation of assessors. Aug. 2, 1813
57 Chapter LVII. An act to prohibit the use of licenses or passes granted by the authority of the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Aug. 2, 1813
58 Chapter LVIII. An act to amend and explain the act regulating pensions to persons on board private armed ships. Aug. 2, 1813
59 Chapter LIX. An act giving further time for registering claims to lands in the late district of Arkansaw, in the territory of Missouri, and for other purposes. Aug. 2, 1813
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Aug. 2, 1813

2nd Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

ACTS OF THE THIRTEENTH CONGRESS

of the

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, sixth of December, 1813, and ended the eighteenth day of April, 1814.

James Madison, President; Elbridge Gerry, Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate; J. B. Varnum, President of the Senate, pro tempore, from the 17th of December to the 28th day of January; John Gaillard, President of the Senate, pro tempore, on the 18th of April; Henry Clay, Speaker of the House of Representatives until the 17th of January, 1814; Langdon Cheves, Speaker of the House of Representatives from the 25th day of January, 1814.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbours of the United States. Dec. 17, 1813
2 Chapter II. An Act making certain partial appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. Jan. 11, 1814
3 Chapter III. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 11, 1814
4 Chapter IV. An Act to amend the seventh section of the act, entitled “An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.” Jan. 17, 1814
5 Chapter V. An Act authorizing the President of the United States to grant certain permissions to the inhabitants of the island of Nantucket. Jan. 25, 1814
6 Chapter VI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 25, 1814
7 Chapter VII. An Act making further provision for filling the ranks of the regular army, encouraging enlistments, and authorizing the re-enlistments, for longer periods, of men whose terms of service are about to expire. Jan. 27, 1814
8 Chapter VIII. An Act for the appointment of an additional judge for the Missouri territory, and for other purposes. Jan. 27, 1814
9 Chapter IX. An Act authorizing the President of the United States to cause certain regiments therein mentioned to be enlisted for five years, or during the war. Jan. 28, 1814
10 Chapter X. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 10, 1814
11 Chapter XI. An act to raise three regiments of riflemen. Feb. 10, 1814
12 Chapter XII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 12, 1814
13 Chapter XIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 19, 1814
14 Chapter XIV. An act giving further time to purchasers of public lands to complete their payments. Feb. 19, 1814
15 Chapter XV. An act to continue in force an act to raise ten additional companies of rangers. Feb. 24, 1814
16 Chapter XVI. An act to authorize the President to receive into service certain volunteer corps. Feb. 24, 1814
17 Chapter XVII. An act to provide for their return to their own districts, of vessels detained by the embargo in districts other than those where they are respectively owned or belong. March 4, 1814
18 Chapter XVIII. An act to authorize the issuing of treasury notes for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. March 4, 1814
19 Chapter XIX. An act to establish the mode of laying off the territory of Indiana into districts, for the election of its members for the legislative council. March 4, 1814
20 Chapter XX. An act giving pensions to the orphans and widows of persons slain in the public or private armed vessels of the United States. March 4, 1814
21 Chapter XXI. An act authorizing the President of the United States to cause to be built, equipped and employed, one or more floating batteries for the defence of the waters of the United States. March 9, 1814
22 Chapter XXII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 9, 1814
23 Chapter XXIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 9, 1814
24 Chapter XXIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 9, 1814
25 Chapter XXV. An act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. March 19, 1814
26 Chapter XXVI. An act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. March 19, 1814
27 Chapter XXVII. An act in addition to an act, entitled “An act allowing a bounty to the owners, officers, and crews of the private armed vessels of the United States.” March 19, 1814
28 Chapter XXVIII. An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. March 24, 1814
29 Chapter XXIX. An act to authorize a loan for a sum not exceeding twenty-five millions of dollars. March 24, 1814
30 Chapter XXX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 24, 1814
31 Chapter XXXI. An act to alter the time for holding the District Courts of the United States for the Virginia district. March 24, 1814
32 Chapter XXXII. An act to amend the act, entitled “An act laying duties on sales at auction of merchandise and of ships and vessels.” March 24, 1814
33 Chapter XXXIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1814
34 Chapter XXXIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1814
35 Chapter XXXV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1814
36 Chapter XXXVI. An act concerning Shawneetown. March 28, 1814
37 Chapter XXXVII. An act for the better organizing, paying, and supplying the army of the United States. March 30, 1814
38 Chapter XXXVIII. An act authorizing the President of the United States to exchange a certain parcel of land in the City of New York, for other lands in the same city or its vicinity. March 30, 1814
39 Chapter XXXIX. An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi territory. March 31, 1814
40 Chapter XL. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 31, 1814
41 Chapter XLI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 31, 1814
42 Chapter XLII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 31, 1814
43 Chapter XLIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 31, 1814
44 Chapter XLIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 6, 1814
45 Chapter XLV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 6, 1814
46 Chapter XLVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 9, 1814
47 Chapter XLVII. An act making Elizabeth city the port of entry and delivery for the district of Camden, in the State of North Carolina. April 9, 1814
48 Chapter XLVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 9, 1814
49 Chapter XLIX. An act for the better organization of the courts of the United States within the State of New York. April 9, 1814
50 Chapter L. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 11, 1814
51 Chapter LI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 12, 1814
52 Chapter LII. An act for the final adjustment of land titles in the State of Louisiana and territory of Missouri. April 12, 1814
53 Chapter LIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 13, 1814
54 Chapter LIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 13, 1814
55 Chapter LV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 13, 1814
56 Chapter LVI. An act to repeal an act, entitled “An act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbours of the United States,” and so much of any act or acts as prohibit the importation of goods, wares, and merchandise of the growth, produce, or manufacture of Great Britain or Ireland, or of any of the colonies or dependencies thereof, or of any place or country in the actual possession of Great Britain. April 14, 1814
57 Chapter LVII. An act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, therein mentioned. April 14, 1814
58 Chapter LVIII. An act authorizing an augmentation of the marine corps, and for other purposes. April 16, 1814
59 Chapter LIX. An act authorizing the appointment of certain officers for the flotilla service. April 16, 1814
60 Chapter LX. An act to revive and continue in force “An act declaring assent of Congress to certain acts of the States of Maryland and Georgia.” April 16, 1814
61 Chapter LXI. An act confirming certain claims to land in the Illinois territory, and providing for their location. April 16, 1814
62 Chapter LXII. An act directing the disposition of money paid into the courts of the United States. April 18, 1814
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
65 Chapter LXV. An act granting pensions to the officers and seamen serving on board the revenue cutters in certain cases. April 18, 1814
66 Chapter LXVI. An act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. April 18, 1814
67 Chapter LXVII. An act fixing the salary of the Paymaster of the Army of the United States, and allowing a sum for the employment of additional clerks in his office, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and providing for the appointment of assistant district paymasters. April 18, 1814
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
69 Chapter LXIX. An act authorizing a subscription for the laws of the United States, and for the distribution thereof. April 18, 1814
70 Chapter LXX. An act authorizing the purchase of the vessels captured on Lake Erie. April 18, 1814
71 Chapter LXXI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
72 Chapter LXXII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
73 Chapter LXXIII. An act extending relief to certain purchasers of public lands in the Mississippi territory. April 18, 1814
74 Chapter LXXIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
75 Chapter LXXV. An act to alter and establish certain post-roads. April 18, 1814
76 Chapter LXXVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
77 Chapter LXXVII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
78 Chapter LXXVIII. An act to provide for the collection and preservation of such flags, standards, and colours as shall have been or may hereafter be taken by the land and naval forces of the United States, from their enemies. April 18, 1814
79 Chapter LXXIX. An act to lessen the compensation of marshals, clerks, and attorneys in the cases therein mentioned. April 18, 1814
80 Chapter LXXX. An act in further addition to an act, entitled “An act more effectually to provide for the national defence by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States.” April 18, 1814
81 Chapter LXXXI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
82 Chapter LXXXII. An act in addition to the act, entitled “An act to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions, and to repeal the act now in force for those purposes.” April 18, 1814
83 Chapter LXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
84 Chapter LXXXIV. An act concerning the pay of officers, seamen and marines in the navy of the United States. April 18, 1814
85 Chapter LXXXV. An act supplemental to an act, entitled “An act for ascertaining the titles and claims to lands in that part of Louisiana which lies east of the river Mississippi and island of New Orleans.” April 18, 1814
86 Chapter LXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
87 Chapter LXXXVII. An act to fix the compensation of the clerks employed in the offices of the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives. April 18, 1814
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
89 Chapter LXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
90 Chapter XC. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814
91 Chapter XCI. An act to amend the act laying duties on licenses to retailers of wines, spirituous liquors and foreign merchandise, and for other purposes. April 18, 1814
92 Chapter XCII. An act making additional appropriations for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. April 18, 1814
93 Chapter XCIII. An act concerning certificates of confirmation of claims to lands in the State of Louisiana. April 18, 1814
94 Chapter XCIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 18, 1814

Public Resolutions[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution 1 for the printing and distribution of an additional number of the journals of Congress, and of the documents published under their order. Dec. 27, 1813
Resolution 2 expressive of the sense of Congress of the gallant conduct of Captain Oliver H. Perry, the officers, seamen, marines, and infantry, acting as such, on board of his squadron. Jan. 6, 1814
Resolution 3 relative to the brilliant achievement of Lieutenants Burrows and M’Call. Jan. 6, 1814
Resolution 4 relative to the brilliant achievement of Captain James Lawrence, in the capture of the British vessel of war, the Peacock. Jan. 11, 1814
Resolution 5 directing a sword to be presented to the nearest male relation of midshipman John Clark. Feb. 19, 1814

3rd Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

ACTS OF THE THIRTEENTH CONGRESS

of the

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the third session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on nineteenth day of September, 1814, and ended the fourth day of March, 1815.

James Madison, President; Elbridge Gerry, Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate; John Gaillard, President of the Senate, pro tempore, from the first of December, 1814; Langdon Cheves, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act further to extend the right of suffrage, and to increase the number of members of the legislative council in the Mississippi territory. Oct. 25, 1814
2 Chapter II. An Act further extending the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and for returning the surveys thereon to the general land office. Nov. 3, 1814
3 Chapter III. An Act authorizing the President of the United States to cause to be built or purchased the vessels therein described. Nov. 15, 1814
4 Chapter IV. An Act to authorize a loan for a sum not exceeding three millions of dollars. Nov. 15, 1814
5 Chapter V. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Nov. 21, 1814
6 Chapter VI. An Act to authorize the publication of the laws of the United States within the territories of the United States. Nov. 21, 1814
7 Chapter VII. An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to appoint a clerk in the office of the commissioner of the revenue, with power to sign licenses. Nov. 22, 1814
8 Chapter VIII. An Act authorizing the Secretary of State, during the continuance of the present war, to make an additional allowance to the owners and masters of vessels, for bringing back to the United States, destitute and distressed American seamen. Dec. 1, 1814
9 Chapter IX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Dec. 1, 1814
10 Chapter X. An Act making further provision for filling the ranks of the army of the United States. Dec. 10, 1814
11 Chapter XI. An Act supplementary to an act, laying duties on notes of banks, bankers, and certain companies, on notes, bonds, and obligations, discounted by banks, bankers, and certain companies, and on bills of exchange of certain descriptions. Dec. 10, 1814
12 Chapter XII. An Act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by duties on carriages, and the harness used therefor. Dec. 15, 1814
13 Chapter XIII. An Act directing the staff officers of the army to comply with the requisitions of naval and marine officers, in certain cases. Dec. 15, 1814
14 Chapter XIV. An Act making additional appropriations for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. Dec. 15, 1814
15 Chapter XV. An Act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on spirits distilled within the United States, and by amending the act laying duties on licenses to distillers of spirituous liquors. Dec. 21, 1814
16 Chapter XVI. An Act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by duties on sales at auction, and on licenses to retail wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise, and for increasing the rates of postage. Dec. 23, 1814
17 Chapter XVII. An Act supplementary to the acts authorizing a loan for the several sums of twenty-five millions of dollars and three millions of dollars. Dec. 26, 1814
18 Chapter XVIII. An Act giving further time to locate certain claims to lands, confirmed by an act of Congress, entitled “An act confirming certain claims to lands in the District of Vincennes.” Dec. 26, 1814
19 Chapter XIX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 2, 1815
20 Chapter XX. An Act to provide for leasing certain lands reserved for the support of schools in the Mississippi territory. Jan. 9, 1815
21 Chapter XXI. An Act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the United States, and to provide for assessing and collecting the same. Jan. 9, 1815
22 Chapter XXII. An Act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on various goods, wares, and merchandise, manufactured within the United States. Jan. 18, 1815
23 Chapter XXIII. An Act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on household furniture, and on gold and silver watches. Jan. 18, 1815
24 Chapter XXIV. An Act supplementary to the act, entitled “An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi territory.” Jan. 23, 1815
25 Chapter XXV. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to accept the services of state troops and of volunteers. Jan. 27, 1815
26 Chapter XXVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 28, 1815
27 Chapter XXVII. An Act to authorize the purchase of the library of Thomas Jefferson, late President of the United States. Jan. 30, 1815
28 Chapter XXVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 2, 1815
29 Chapter XXIX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 2, 1815
30 Chapter XXX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 2, 1815
31 Chapter XXXI. An Act to prohibit intercourse with the enemy, and for other purposes. Feb. 4, 1815
32 Chapter XXXII. An Act supplementary to the act, entitled “An act to amend the act laying duties on licenses to retailers of wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise, and for other purposes.” Feb. 4, 1815
33 Chapter XXXIII. An Act attaching to the Canton district, in the state of Ohio, the tract of land lying between the foot of the rapids of the Miami of Lake Erie, and the Connecticut western reserve. Feb. 4, 1815
34 Chapter XXXIV. An Act for giving further time to the purchasers of public lands to complete their payments. Feb. 4, 1815
35 Chapter XXXV. An Act to alter and amend the several acts for establishing a Navy Department, by adding thereto a board of commissioners. Feb. 7, 1815
36 Chapter XXXVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 7, 1815
37 Chapter XXXVII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 7, 1815
38 Chapter XXXVIII. An Act for the better regulation of the Ordnance Department. Feb. 8, 1815
39 Chapter XXXIX. An Act to authorize the purchase of a tract of land for the use of the United States. Feb. 8, 1815
40 Chapter XL. An Act to amend an act laying duties on licenses to retailers of wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise. Feb. 8, 1815
41 Chapter XLI. An Act making appropriations for repairing or rebuilding the public buildings within the city of Washington. Feb. 13, 1815
42 Chapter XLII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 13, 1815
43 Chapter XLIII. An Act in addition to the act to regulate the laying out and making a road from Cumberland, in the state of Maryland, to the state of Ohio. Feb. 14, 1815
44 Chapter XLIV. An Act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen. Feb. 16, 1815
45 Chapter XLV. An Act for the relief of the inhabitants of the late county of New Madrid, in the Missouri territory, who suffered by earthquakes. Feb. 17, 1815
46 Chapter XLVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1815
47 Chapter XLVII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 22, 1815
48 Chapter XLVIII. An Act giving further time to complete the surveys and obtain the patents for lands located under Virginia resolution warrants. Feb. 22, 1815
49 Chapter XLIX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 22, 1815
50 Chapter L. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 23, 1815
51 Chapter LI. An Act requiring the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives in the Congress of the United States, to give security for the faithful application and disbursement of the contingent funds of the Senate and House of Representatives. Feb. 23, 1815
52 Chapter LII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 24, 1815
53 Chapter LIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 24, 1815
54 Chapter LIV. An Act for the regulation of the courts of justice of Indiana. Feb. 24, 1815
55 Chapter LV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 24, 1815
56 Chapter LVI. An Act to authorize the issuing of treasury notes for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen. Feb. 24, 1815
57 Chapter LVII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 27, 1815
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 27, 1815
59 Chapter LIX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 27, 1815
60 Chapter LX. An Act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the district of Columbia. Feb. 27, 1815
61 Chapter LXI. An Act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying a duty on gold, silver and plated ware, and jewelry and pastework, manufactured within the United States. Feb. 27, 1815
62 Chapter LXII. An Act to repeal certain acts concerning the flotilla service, and for other purposes. Feb. 27, 1815
63 Chapter LXIII. An Act to amend and extend the provisions of the act of the sixteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, entitled “An act confirming certain claims to land in the Illinois territory, and providing for their location.” Feb. 27, 1815
64 Chapter LXIV. An Act to repeal certain acts therein mentioned. Feb. 27, 1815
65 Chapter LXV. An Act in addition to the act regulating the post-office establishment. Feb. 27, 1815
66 Chapter LXVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 1, 1815
67 Chapter LXVII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 1, 1815
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 1, 1815
69 Chapter LXIX. An Act to alter and establish certain post-roads. March 1, 1815
70 Chapter LXX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 1, 1815
71 Chapter LXXI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1815
72 Chapter LXXII. An Act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen. March 3, 1815
73 Chapter LXXIII. An Act making further provision for completing the public buildings at West Point, for the accommodation of the Military Academy. March 3, 1815
74 Chapter LXXIV. An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen. March 3, 1815
75 Chapter LXXV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1815
76 Chapter LXXVI. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1815
77 Chapter LXXVII. An Act to repeal so much of the several acts imposing duties on the tonnage of ships and vessels, and on goods, wares and merchandise, imported into the United States, as imposes a discriminating duty on tonnage, between foreign vessels and vessels of the United States, and between goods imported into the United States in foreign vessels and vessels of the United States. March 3, 1815
78 Chapter LXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1815
79 Chapter LXXIX. An Act fixing the military peace establishment of the United States. March 3, 1815
80 Chapter LXXX. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1815
81 Chapter LXXXI. An Act to provide a library room, and for transporting the library lately purchased. March 3, 1815
82 Chapter LXXXII. An Act concerning the naval establishment. March 3, 1815
83 Chapter LXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1815
84 Chapter LXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1815
85 Chapter LXXXV. An Act to repeal certain acts therein mentioned. March 3, 1815
86 Chapter LXXXVI. An Act increasing the compensation allowed the sergeants at arms of the Senate and House of Representatives, and of the doorkeeper and assistant doorkeeper of the Senate and House of Representatives. March 3, 1815
87 Chapter LXXXVII. An Act to authorize a loan for a sum not exceeding eighteen millions four hundred and fifty-two thousand eight hundred dollars. March 3, 1815
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. An Act to provide for ascertaining and surveying of the boundary lines fixed by the treaty with the Creek Indians, and for other purposes. March 3, 1815
89 Chapter LXXXIX. An Act authorizing the purchase of the vessels captured on Lake Champlain. March 3, 1815
90 Chapter XC. An Act for the protection of the commerce of the United States against the Algerine cruisers. March 3, 1815
91 Chapter XCI. An Act to amend the act entitled “An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the United States, and to provide for assessing and collecting the same,” and the act entitled “An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government, and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on household furniture, and on gold and silver watches.” March 3, 1815
92 Chapter XCII. See Private Acts of the Thirteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1815
93 Chapter XCIII. An Act authorizing the board of navy commissioners to appoint clerks. March 3, 1815
94 Chapter XCIV. An Act further to provide for the collection of duties on imports and tonnage. March 3, 1815
95 Chapter XCV. An Act supplementary to an act, entitled “An act for the better organization of the courts of the United States, within the state of New York.” March 3, 1815
96 Chapter XCVI. An Act making an additional appropriation for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen. March 3, 1815
97 Chapter XCVII. An Act further supplementary to an act, entitled “An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi territory.” March 3, 1815
98 Chapter XCVIII. An Act regulating and defining the duties of the United States’ Judges for the territory of Illinois. March 3, 1815
99 Chapter XCIX. An Act to continue in force, for a limited time, the act entitled “An act for establishing trading-houses with the Indian tribes.” March 3, 1815
100 Chapter C. An Act to fix the compensations, and increase the responsibility of the collectors of the direct tax and internal duties; and for other purposes connected with the collection thereof. March 3, 1815
101 Chapter CI. An Act to vest more effectually in the state courts and in the district courts of the United States jurisdiction in the cases therein mentioned. March 3, 1815

Public Resolutions[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution 1 expressive of the sense of Congress of the gallant conduct of Captain Thomas Macdonough, the officers, seamen, marines, and infantry serving as marines, on board the United States’ squadron on Lake Champlain. Oct. 20, 1814
Resolution 2 expressive of the sense of Congress relative to the victory of the Peacock over the Epervier. Oct. 21, 1814
Resolution 3 empowering the joint library committee of Congress to contract for the purchase of Mr. Jefferson’s library. Oct. 21, 1814
Resolution 4 expressive of the sense of Congress relative to the capture of the British sloop Reindeer, by the American sloop Wasp. Nov. 3, 1814
Resolution 5 expressive of the sense of Congress, of the gallantry and good conduct with which the reputation of the arms of the United States has been sustained by Major General Brown, Major General Scott, Major General Porter, Major General Gaines, Major General Macomb, and Brigadiers Ripley and Miller. Nov. 3, 1814
Resolution 6 requesting the President of the United States to recommend a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer. n.d.
Resolution 7 for furnishing the American Antiquarian Society with a copy of the journals of Congress, and of the documents published under their order. Dec. 1, 1814
Resolution 8 expressive of the high sense entertained by Congress of the patriotism and good conduct of the people of Louisiana and of New Orleans, during the late military operations before that city. Feb. 22, 1815
Resolution 9 expressive of the high sense entertained by Congress of the gallantry and good conduct of Commodore D.T. Patterson, and Major D. Carmick, and of the officers, seamen, and marines under their command, in the defence of New Orleans. Feb. 22, 1815
Resolution 10 expressive of thanks of Congress to Major General Jackson, and the troops under his command, for their gallantry and good conduct in the defence of New Orleans. Feb. 27, 1815
Resolution 11 directing the manner of providing stationery and procuring the printing for the Senate and House of Representatives. March 3, 1815
Resolution 12 relative to the distribution of the laws of the United States. March 3, 1815
Resolution 13 for the appointment of a joint committee, to wait upon the President, and request that he recommend a day of thanksgiving to Almighty God, for restoring to these United States the blessing of peace. n.d.