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1st Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act authorizing the transmission of certain documents free of postage. Dec. 14, 1819
2 Chapter II. An Act making a partial appropriation for the military service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. Jan. 14, 1820
3 Chapter III. An Act in addition to the “Act making appropriation for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen.” Jan. 14, 1820
4 Chapter IV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 14, 1820
5 Chapter V. An Act supplementary to the act, entitled “An act to regulate and fix the compensation of the clerks in the different offices,” passed the twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Jan. 14, 1820
6 Chapter VI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 19, 1820
7 Chapter VII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 28, 1820
8 Chapter VIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 28, 1820
9 Chapter IX. An Act to alter the terms of the court of the western district of Virginia. Feb. 10, 1820
10 Chapter X. An Act making appropriations to supply the deficiency in the appropriations heretofore made for the completion of the repairs of the north and south wings of the Capitol, for finishing the President’s house, and the erection of two new executive offices. Feb. 10, 1820
11 Chapter XI. An Act to provide for obtaining accurate statements of the foreign commerce of the United States. Feb. 10, 1820
12 Chapter XII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 18, 1820
13 Chapter XIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 18, 1820
14 Chapter XIV. An Act to remit the duties on a statue of George Washington. Feb. 24, 1820
15 Chapter XV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 28, 1820
16 Chapter XVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 28, 1820
17 Chapter XVII. An Act further to extend the charter of the city of Washington. Feb. 28, 1820
18 Chapter XVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 28, 1820
19 Chapter XIX. An Act for the admission of the state of Maine into the Union. March 3, 1820
20 Chapter XX. An Act to continue in force for a further time, the act entitled “An act for establishing trading-houses with the Indian tribes.” March 4, 1820
21 Chapter XXI. An Act altering the place of holding the circuit and district court in the district of Ohio. March 4, 1820
22 Chapter XXII. An Act to authorize the people of the Missouri 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, and to prohibit slavery in certain territories. March 6, 1820
23 Chapter XXIII. An Act in addition to an act, entitled “An act regulating the post-office establishment.” March 13, 1820
24 Chapter XXIV. An Act to provide for taking the fourth census, or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, and for other purposes. March 14, 1820
25 Chapter XXV. An Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. March 17, 1820
26 Chapter XXVI. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to appoint a receiver of the public moneys and register of the land office for the district of Lawrence county, in the Arkansas territory. March 17, 1820
27 Chapter XXVII. An Act establishing a circuit court within and for the district of Maine. March 30, 1820
28 Chapter XXVIII. An Act further to suspend, for a limited time, the sale or forfeiture of lands, for failure in completing the payment thereon. March 30, 1820
29 Chapter XXIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 5, 1820
30 Chapter XXX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 5, 1820
31 Chapter XXXI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 5, 1820
32 Chapter XXXII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 5, 1820
33 Chapter XXXIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 5, 1820
34 Chapter XXXIV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 5, 1820
35 Chapter XXXV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 5, 1820
36 Chapter XXXVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 5, 1820
37 Chapter XXXVII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 7, 1820
38 Chapter XXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 7, 1820
39 Chapter XXXIX. An Act for apportioning the representatives in the seventeenth Congress, to be elected in the state of Massachusetts and Maine, and for other purposes. April 7, 1820
40 Chapter XL. An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. April 11, 1820
41 Chapter XLI. An Act making further appropriations for continuing the work upon the centre building of the Capitol, and other public buildings. April 11, 1820
42 Chapter XLII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 11, 1820
43 Chapter XLIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 11, 1820
44 Chapter XLIV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 11, 1820
45 Chapter XLV. An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. April 14, 1820
46 Chapter XLVI. An Act to continue in force the act passed on the twentieth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, entitled “An act supplementary to an act, entitled ‘An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,’ passed the second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine,” and for other purposes. April 18, 1820
47 Chapter XLVII. An Act to establish a district court in the state of Alabama. April 21, 1820
48 Chapter XLVIII. An Act relative to the Arkansas territory. April 21, 1820
49 Chapter XLIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 24, 1820
50 Chapter L. An Act to authorize the Secretary of State to cause the laws of the Michigan territory to be printed and distributed, and for other purposes. April 24, 1820
51 Chapter LI. An Act making further provision for the sale of the public lands. April 24, 1820
52 Chapter LII. An Act in addition to the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments. May 1, 1820
53 Chapter LIII. An Act in addition to an act, entitled “An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war,” passed the eighteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. May 1, 1820
54 Chapter LIV. An Act to increase the allowance of the judges of the Orphans’ Court in the counties of Washington and Alexandria. May 1, 1820
55 Chapter LV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 1, 1820
56 Chapter LVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 1, 1820
57 Chapter LVII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 2, 1820
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 2, 1820
59 Chapter LIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 2, 1820
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 2, 1820
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1820
62 Chapter LXII. An Act concerning the banks of the district of Columbia.

See also Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6.

May 1, 1820
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1820
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1820
65 Chapter LXV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1820
66 Chapter LXVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1820
67 Chapter LXVII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1820
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 7, 1820
69 Chapter LXIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
70 Chapter LXX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
71 Chapter LXXI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
72 Chapter LXXII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
73 Chapter LXXIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
74 Chapter LXXIV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
75 Chapter LXXV. An Act further to regulate the medical department of the army. May 8, 1820
76 Chapter LXXVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
77 Chapter LXXVII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
78 Chapter LXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
79 Chapter LXXIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
80 Chapter LXXX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
81 Chapter LXXXI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
82 Chapter LXXXII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
83 Chapter LXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 8, 1820
84 Chapter LXXXIV. An Act to establish additional land offices in the states of Alabama and Illinois. May 11, 1820
85 Chapter LXXXV. An Act to revive the powers of the commissioners of ascertaining and deciding on claims to land in the district of Detroit, and for settling the claims to land at Green Bay and Prarie des Chiens, in the territory of Michigan. May 11, 1820
86 Chapter LXXXVI. An Act for the relief of certain settlers in the state of Illinois who reside within the Vincennes land district. May 11, 1820
87 Chapter LXXXVII. An Act supplementary to the several acts for the adjustment of land claims in the state of Louisiana. May 11, 1820
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. An Act extending the time allowed for the redemption of land sold for direct taxes, in certain cases. May 11, 1820
89 Chapter LXXXIX. An Act authorizing the sale of thirteen sections of land, lying within the land district of Canton, in the state of Ohio. May 11, 1820
90 Chapter XC. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 11, 1820
91 Chapter XCI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 11, 1820
92 Chapter XCII. An Act to amend the act, entitled “An act to provide for the publication of the laws of the United States, and for other purposes.” May 11, 1820
93 Chapter XCIII. An Act to alter the times of the session of the circuit and district courts in the District of Columbia. May 11, 1820
94 Chapter XCIV. An Act to annex certain lands within the territory of Michigan to the district of Detroit. May 11, 1820
95 Chapter XCV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 11, 1820
96 Chapter XCVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 11, 1820
97 Chapter XCVII. An Act to establish an uniform mode of discipline and field exercises for the militia of the United States. May 12, 1820
98 Chapter XCVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 12, 1820
99 Chapter XCIX. An Act to alter and establish certain post-roads. May 13, 1820
100 Chapter C. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 13, 1820
101 Chapter CI. An Act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. May 13, 1820
102 Chapter CII. An Act to limit the term of office of certain officers therein named, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820
103 Chapter CIII. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to borrow a sum not exceeding three millions of dollars. May 15, 1820
104 Chapter CIV. An Act to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington, and to repeal all acts heretofore passed for that purpose. May 15, 1820
105 Chapter CV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
106 Chapter CVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
107 Chapter CVII. An Act providing for the better organization of the Treasury Department. May 15, 1820
108 Chapter CVIII. An Act authorizing the building of a certain number of small vessels of war. May 15, 1820
109 Chapter CIX. An Act to revive and continue in force an act, entitled “An act to provide for persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the revolutionary war,” and for other purposes. May 15, 1820
110 Chapter CX. An Act designating the ports within which only foreign armed vessels shall be permitted to enter. May 15, 1820
111 Chapter CXI. An Act for altering the times for holding the court of the United States for the western district of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820
112 Chapter CXII. An Act to authorize the erection of a lighthouse on one of the Isles of Shoals, near Portsmouth, in New Hampshire, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820
113 Chapter CXIII. An Act to continue in force “An act to protect the commerce of the United States, and punish the crime of piracy,” and also to make further provisions for punishing the crime of piracy. May 15, 1820
114 Chapter CXIV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
115 Chapter CXV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
116 Chapter CXVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
117 Chapter CXVII. An Act for the relief of persons holding confirmed unlocated claims for lands in the state of Illinois. May 15, 1820
118 Chapter CXVIII. An Act in addition to the act, entitled “An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty,” and for other purposes. May 15, 1820
119 Chapter CXIX. An Act to provide for the building an addition to the custom-house now erecting in the city of New Orleans, for the use of the district court of the United States for the state of Louisiana. May 15, 1820
120 Chapter CXX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
121 Chapter CXXI. An Act to authorize the governor of Illinois to obtain certain abstracts of lands from certain public offices. May 15, 1820
122 Chapter CXXII. An Act supplementary to an act, entitled “An act concerning navigation.” May 15, 1820
123 Chapter CXXIII. An Act to authorize the appointment of commissioners to lay out the road therein mentioned. May 15, 1820
124 Chapter CXXIV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
125 Chapter CXXV. An Act for the relief of the inhabitants of the village of Peoria, in the state of Illinois. May 15, 1820
126 Chapter CXXVI. An Act to impose a new tonnage duty on French ships and vessels. May 15, 1820
127 Chapter CXXVII. An Act to provide for the expense of surveying certain parts of the coast of North Carolina, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820
128 Chapter CXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
129 Chapter CXXIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
130 Chapter CXXX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820
131 Chapter CXXXI. An Act to continue in force the act, entitled “An act to provide for reports of the decisions of the Supreme Court,” approved the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. May 15, 1820
132 Chapter CXXXII. An Act to amend the act, entitled “An act to amend the act authorizing the employment of an additional naval force.” May 15, 1820
133 Chapter CXXXIII. An Act to provide for repairing the roof of the general post-office, and to procure an engine for the protection of said building. May 15, 1820
134 Chapter CXXXIV. An Act to increase the number of clerks in the Department of War. May 15, 1820
135 Chapter CXXXV. An Act granting to the state of Ohio the right of pre-emption to certain quarter sections of land. May 15, 1820
136 Chapter CXXXVI. An Act to amend “An act making reservation of certain public lands for naval purposes,” passed first March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. May 15, 1820
137 Chapter CXXXVII. An Act making appropriations for carrying into effect the treaties concluded with the Chippewa and Kickapoo nations of Indians. May 15, 1820
138 Chapter CXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1820

Public Resolutions[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution I declaring the admission of the state of Alabama into the Union. Dec. 14, 1819
Resolution II for the further distribution of the journal of the convention which formed the Constitution of the United States. Jan. 19, 1820
Resolution III to authorize the publication of part of the secret journal of Congress, under the articles of confederation. April 21, 1820
Resolution IV for the distribution of certain copies of the journal of the convention which formed the Constitution. May 5, 1820
Resolution V giving the consent of Congress to a compact concluded between the states of Kentucky and Tennessee, for the settlement of their boundary line. May 12, 1820

2nd Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act to alter the terms of the district court in Alabama. Nov. 27, 1820
2 Chapter II. An Act to provide for paying to the state of Illinois three per cent. of the net proceeds arising from the sale of public lands within the same. Dec. 12, 1820
3 Chapter III. An Act to amend the act, entitled “An act to alter the times of the session of the circuit and district courts in the District of Columbia.” Dec. 29, 1820
4 Chapter IV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Dec. 29, 1820
5 Chapter V. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Dec. 29, 1820
6 Chapter VI. An Act to alter the time of holding the district court in the district of Mississippi. Jan. 11, 1821
7 Chapter VII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 11, 1821
8 Chapter VIII. An Act making a partial appropriation for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. Jan. 17, 1821
9 Chapter IX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 17, 1821
10 Chapter X. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 9, 1821
11 Chapter XI. An Act to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the general land office. Feb. 9, 1821
12 Chapter XII. An Act for the relief of the purchasers of public lands prior to the first day of July, eighteen hundred and twenty. March 2, 1821
13 Chapter XIII. An Act to reduce and fix the military peace establishment of the United States. March 2, 1821
14 Chapter XIV. An Act further to regulate the entry of merchandise imported into the United States from any adjacent territory. March 2, 1821
15 Chapter XV. An Act extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants to officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army. March 2, 1821
16 Chapter XVI. An Act to establish the district of Pearl river. March 2, 1821
17 Chapter XVII. An Act confirming the location of the seat of government of the state of Illinois, and for other purposes. March 2, 1821
18 Chapter XVIII. An Act to extend the charters of certain banks in the District of Columbia. March 2, 1821
19 Chapter XIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
20 Chapter XX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
21 Chapter XXI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
22 Chapter XXII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
23 Chapter XXIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
24 Chapter XXIV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
25 Chapter XXV. An Act authorizing the President of the United States to remove the land office in the district of Lawrence county, in the territory of Arkansas. March 2, 1821
26 Chapter XXVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
27 Chapter XXVII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
28 Chapter XXVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
29 Chapter XXIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
30 Chapter XXX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1821
31 Chapter XXXI. An Act for the relief of the family of the late Oliver Hazard Perry, Esquire.

See also Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6.

March 2, 1821
32 Chapter XXXII. An Act to alter the times of holding the district court in the northern district of New York. March 2, 1821
33 Chapter XXXIII. An Act to alter and establish certain post-roads. March 3, 1821
34 Chapter XXXIV. An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. March 3, 1821
35 Chapter XXXV. An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. March 3, 1821
36 Chapter XXXVI. An Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. March 3, 1821
37 Chapter XXXVII. An Act making appropriations for the public buildings. March 3, 1821
38 Chapter XXXVIII. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to borrow a sum not exceeding five millions of dollars. March 3, 1821
39 Chapter XXXIX. An Act for carrying into execution the treaty between the United States and Spain, concluded at Washington on the twenty-second day of February, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. March 3, 1821
40 Chapter XL. An Act establishing the salaries of the commissioners and agents appointed under the treaty of Ghent. March 3, 1821
41 Chapter XLI. An Act to authorize the collectors of customs to pay debentures issued on the exportation of loaf sugar and spirits distilled from molasses. March 3, 1821
42 Chapter XLII. An Act to extend the time for unloading vessels arriving from foreign ports, in certain cases. March 3, 1821
43 Chapter XLIII. An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States to sell and convey a certain tract of land in Northumberland county, in the state of Virginia. March 3, 1821
44 Chapter XLIV. An Act to regulate the location of land warrants, and the issuing of patents, in certain cases. March 3, 1821
45 Chapter XLV. An Act to continue in force, for a further time, the act, entitled “An act for establishing trading-houses with the Indian tribes.” March 3, 1821
46 Chapter XLVI. An Act to release French ships and vessels, entering the ports of the United States prior to the thirtieth of September, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, from the operation of the act, entitled “An act to impose a new tonnage duty on French ships and vessels,” and for other purposes. March 3, 1821
47 Chapter XLVII. An Act to amend the act, entitled “An act for the gradual increase of the navy of the United States.” March 3, 1821
48 Chapter XLVIII. An Act to establish a port of entry in the district of Sandusky, in the state of Ohio, and for other purposes. March 3, 1821
49 Chapter XLIX. An Act to amend the act, entitled “An act to provide for taking the fourth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, and for other purposes.” March 3, 1821
50 Chapter L. An Act to authorize the clerk of the district court of the United States for the district of Louisiana, to appoint a deputy to aid him in the discharge of the duties of his office. March 3, 1821
51 Chapter LI. An Act to amend an act, entitled “An act for regulating process in the courts of the United States.” March 3, 1821
52 Chapter LII. An Act to authorize the building of lighthouses therein mentioned, and for other purposes. March 3, 1821
53 Chapter LIII. An Act to continue in force an act, entitled “An act regulating the currency, within the United States, of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain,” passed on the twenty-ninth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, so far as the same relates to the crowns and five franc pieces of France. March 3, 1821
54 Chapter LIV. An Act to revive and continue in force “An act fixing the compensations of the secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, of the clerks employed in their offices, and of the librarian,” approved the eighteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. March 3, 1821
55 Chapter LV. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1821
56 Chapter LVI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1821
57 Chapter LVII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1821
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1821
59 Chapter LIX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1821
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1821
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1821
62 Chapter LXII. See Private Acts of the Sixteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1821

Public Resolutions[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution I providing for the admission of the state of Missouri into the Union, on a certain condition. March 2, 1821
Resolution II providing for jails in certain cases, for the safe custody of persons committed under the authority of the United States. March 3, 1821
Resolution III authorizing the President of the United States to cause astronomical observations to be made, to ascertain the longitude of the Capitol, in the city of Washington, from some known meridian in Europe. March 3, 1821