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1st Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

THE

LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.




ACTS OF THE EIGHTEENTH 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 first day of December, 1823, and ended on the twenty-sixth day of May, 1824.

James Monroe, President; Daniel D. Tompkins, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; John Gaillard, President of the Senate, pro tempore; Henry Clay, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Dec. 22, 1823
2 Chapter II. An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to furnish, for the use of the territory of Arkansas, an abstract of the military bounty lands, lying within the same. Jan. 1, 1824
3 Chapter III. An Act supplementary to the act, entitled “An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt.” Jan. 7, 1824
4 Chapter IV. An Act concerning discriminating duties of tonnage and impost. Jan. 7, 1824
5 Chapter V. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 7, 1824
6 Chapter VI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 7, 1824
7 Chapter VII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 7, 1824
8 Chapter VIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 7, 1824
9 Chapter IX. An Act making a partial appropriation for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. Jan. 19, 1824
10 Chapter X. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 19, 1824
11 Chapter XI. An Act for the relief of certain distillers within the county of Berks, in the state of Pennsylvania. Jan. 19, 1824
12 Chapter XII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 19, 1824
13 Chapter XIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 19, 1824
14 Chapter XIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 19, 1824
15 Chapter XV. An Act further extending the term of half pay pensions to the widows and children of officers, seamen, and marines, who died in the public service. Jan. 22, 1824
16 Chapter XVI. An Act authorizing the commissioners of the sinking fund to purchase the seven per cent. stock of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. Jan. 22, 1824
17 Chapter XVII. An Act to authorize the surveying and making a road from a point opposite to Memphis, in the state of Tennessee, to Little Rock, in the territory of Arkansas. Jan. 31, 1824
18 Chapter XVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 31, 1824
19 Chapter XIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 4, 1824
20 Chapter XX. An Act to revive and continue in force an act, entitled “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.” Feb. 20, 1824
21 Chapter XXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 20, 1824
22 Chapter XXII. An Act to authorize the laying out and opening certain public roads in the territory of Florida. Feb. 28, 1824
23 Chapter XXIII. An Act to regulate the surveying of public and private lands in the southern part of Alabama. Feb. 28, 1824
24 Chapter XXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 28, 1824
25 Chapter XXV. An Act to extend the time limited for the settlement of private land claims in the territory of Florida. Feb. 28, 1824
26 Chapter XXVI. An Act to repeal, in part, an act entitled “An act to lessen the compensation for marshals, clerks, and attorneys, in the cases therein mentioned.” March 8, 1824
27 Chapter XXVII. An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. March 8, 1824
28 Chapter XXVIII. An Act for the better organization of the district courts of the United States within the state of Alabama. March 10, 1824
29 Chapter XXIX. An Act to define the boundary line between the Edwardsville and Springfield land districts, in the state of Illinois. March 16, 1824
30 Chapter XXX. An Act to change the terms of the district court of the United States for the Kentucky district. March 24, 1824
31 Chapter XXXI. An Act to authorize the employing of certain assistants in the general land office. March 24, 1824
32 Chapter XXXII. An Act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. April 2, 1824
33 Chapter XXXIII. An Act to amend an act, entitled “An act for the establishment of a turnpike company in the county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia.” April 9, 1824
34 Chapter XXXIV. An Act extending the term of pensions granted to persons disabled and to the widows and orphans of those who have been slain, or who have died, in consequence of wounds or casualties, received while in the line of their duty, on board the private armed ships of the United States, during the late war. April 9, 1824
35 Chapter XXXV. An Act confirming certain acts of James Miller, as governor of the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes. April 9, 1824
36 Chapter XXXVI. An Act to change the terms of the circuit and district courts of the United States in the state of Ohio, and one of the terms of the circuit court in Kentucky. April 22, 1824
37 Chapter XXXVII. An Act giving the consent and sanction of Congress to a certain act of the legislative council of the territory of Florida. April 22, 1824
38 Chapter XXXVIII. An Act to alter the times of holding the district court of the United States for the district of Illinois. April 22, 1824
39 Chapter XXXIX. An Act supplementary to the act, entitled “An act supplementary to the act, entitled ‘An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt.’” April 22, 1824
40 Chapter XL. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 22, 1824
41 Chapter XLI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 22, 1824
42 Chapter XLII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. April 22, 1824
43 Chapter XLIII. An Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. April 29, 1824
44 Chapter XLIV. An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. April 29, 1824
45 Chapter XLV. An Act to alter the times of holding the district court, in the district of Missouri. April 29, 1824
46 Chapter XLVI. An Act to procure the necessary surveys, plans, and estimates, upon the subject of roads and canals. April 30, 1824
47 Chapter XLVII. An Act rewarding the officers and crews of two gigs, or small boats, under the command of Lieutenant Francis H. Gregory, of the United States’ Navy. May 4, 1824
48 Chapter XLVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1824
49 Chapter XLIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1824
50 Chapter L. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1824
51 Chapter LI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1824
52 Chapter LII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 4, 1824
53 Chapter LIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
54 Chapter LIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
55 Chapter LV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
56 Chapter LVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
57 Chapter LVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
59 Chapter LIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
62 Chapter LXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 5, 1824
65 Chapter LXV. An Act declaring the consent of Congress to certain acts of the state of Alabama. May 13, 1824
66 Chapter LXVI. An Act altering the times of holding the courts in the District of Columbia. May 13, 1824
67 Chapter LXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 13, 1824
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
69 Chapter LXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
70 Chapter LXX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
71 Chapter LXXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
72 Chapter LXXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
73 Chapter LXXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
74 Chapter LXXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
75 Chapter LXXV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
76 Chapter LXXVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
77 Chapter LXXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
78 Chapter LXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
79 Chapter LXXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
80 Chapter LXXX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
81 Chapter LXXXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
82 Chapter LXXXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
83 Chapter LXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
84 Chapter LXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
85 Chapter LXXXV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 17, 1824
86 Chapter LXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
87 Chapter LXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. An Act to provide for the extinguishment of the debt due to the United States, by the purchasers of public lands. May 18, 1824
89 Chapter LXXXIX. An Act providing for the appointment of an agent for the Osage Indians, west of the state of Missouri, and territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes. May 18, 1824
90 Chapter XC. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
91 Chapter XCI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
92 Chapter XCII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
93 Chapter XCIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
94 Chapter XCIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
95 Chapter XCV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
96 Chapter XCVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
97 Chapter XCVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
98 Chapter XCVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1824
99 Chapter XCIX-CXXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
100 Chapter C. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
101 Chapter CI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
102 Chapter CII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
103 Chapter CIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
104 Chapter CIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
105 Chapter CV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
106 Chapter CVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
107 Chapter CVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
108 Chapter CVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
109 Chapter CIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
110 Chapter CX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
111 Chapter CXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
112 Chapter CXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
113 Chapter CXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
114 Chapter CXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
115 Chapter CXV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
116 Chapter CXVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
117 Chapter CXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
118 Chapter CXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
119 Chapter CXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
120 Chapter CXX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
121 Chapter CXXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
122 Chapter CXXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
123 Chapter CXXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
124 Chapter CXXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
125 Chapter CXXV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
126 Chapter CXXVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
127 Chapter CXXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1824
128 Chapter CXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1824
129 Chapter CXXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1824
130 Chapter CXXX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1824
131 Chapter CXXXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1824
132 Chapter CXXXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1824
133 Chapter CXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1824
134 Chapter CXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1824
135 Chapter CXXXV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1824
136 Chapter CXXXVI. An act to amend the several acts imposing duties on imports. May 22, 1824
137 Chapter CXXXVII. An Act providing for a grant of land for the seat of government in the territory of Frorida, [Florida] and for other purposes. May 24, 1824
138 Chapter CXXXVIII. An Act supplementary to an act, approved on the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, entitled “An act providing for the correction of errors in making entries of land at the land offices.” May 24, 1824
139 Chapter CXXXIX. An Act to improve the navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. May 24, 1824
140 Chapter CXL. An Act to authorize the creation of a stock to an amount not exceeding five millions of dollars, to provide for the awards of the commissioners under the treaty with Spain, of the twenty-second of February, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. May 24, 1824
141 Chapter CXLI. An Act changing the mode of surveying the public lands, on any river, lake, bayou, or water-course. May 24, 1824
142 Chapter CXLII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1824
143 Chapter CXLIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1824
144 Chapter CXLIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1824
145 Chapter CXLV. An Act to alter the times of holding the circuit and district courts of the United States for the district of South Carolina. May 24, 1824
146 Chapter CXLVI. An Act to enable the President to hold treaties with certain Indian tribes, and for other purposes. May 25, 1824
147 Chapter CXLVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 25, 1824
148 Chapter CXLVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 25, 1824
149 Chapter CXLIX. An Act to enable the President to hold treaties with certain Indian tribes, and for other purposes. May 25, 1824
150 Chapter CL. An Act appropriating a sum of money to Benjamin Huffman, of the state of Indiana. May 26, 1824
151 Chapter CLI. An Act making appropriations to carry into effect certain Indian treaties. May 26, 1824
152 Chapter CLII. An Act to allow the bounty to vessels employed in the cod fisheries, in certain cases. May 26, 1824
153 Chapter CLIII. An Act making appropriations for deepening the channel leading into the harbour of Presque Isle, and for repairing Plymouth Beach. May 26, 1824
154 Chapter CLIV. An Act concerning pre-emption rights in the territory of Arkansas. May 26, 1824
155 Chapter CLV. An Act to fix the western boundary line of the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
156 Chapter CLVI. An Act making an appropriation towards the extinguishment of the Quaupau title to lands in the territory of Arkansas. May 26, 1824
157 Chapter CLVII. An Act authorizing the employment of additional clerks, and certain messengers and assistants, and other persons in the several departments. May 26, 1824
158 Chapter CLVIII. An Act to allow a salary to the collectors of the districts of Nantucket and Pensacola, and to abolish the office of surveyor of the district of Pensacola. May 26, 1824
159 Chapter CLIX. An Act to confer certain powers on the levy court of the county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
160 Chapter CLX. An Act further to regulate the inspection of flour in the county of Alexandria. May 26, 1824
161 Chapter CLXI. An Act to authorize masters of vessels in certain cases, to clear out either at the custom-house of Petersburgh, or that of Richmond. May 26, 1824
162 Chapter CLXII. An act for the relief of certain distillers in the United States. May 26, 1824
163 Chapter CLXIII. An Act to amend an act, entitled “An act to amend an act for the establishment of a territorial government in Florida, and for other purposes.” May 26, 1824
164 Chapter CLXIV. An Act granting donations of land to certain actual settlers in the territory of Florida. May 26, 1824
165 Chapter CLXV. An Act to authorize the state of Indiana to open a canal through the public lands, to connect the navigation of the rivers Wabash and the Miami of Lake Erie. May 26, 1824
166 Chapter CLXVI. An Act authorizing an examination and survey of the harbour of Charleston, in South Carolina, of St. Mary’s in Georgia, and of the coast of Florida, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
167 Chapter CLXVII. An Act to alter the judicial districts of Virginia, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
168 Chapter CLXVIII. An Act for altering the time for holding the circuit court of the United States for the fourth circuit in the Maryland district. May 26, 1824
169 Chapter CLXIX. An Act granting to the counties or parishes of each state and territory of the United States, in which the public lands are situated, the right of pre-emption to quarter sections of land, for seats of justice within the same. May 26, 1824
170 Chapter CLXX. An Act to alter the judicial districts of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
171 Chapter CLXXI. An Act to establish an additional land office in the state of Missouri. May 26, 1824
172 Chapter CLXXII. An Act to provide for the sale of lands conveyed to the United States in certain cases, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
173 Chapter CLXXIII. An Act enabling the claimants to lands within the limits of the state of Missouri and territory of Arkansas to institute proceedings to try the validity of their claims. May 26, 1824
174 Chapter CLXXIV. An Act providing for the disposition of three several tracts of land in Tuscarawas county, in the state of Ohio, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
175 Chapter CLXXV. An Act supplementary to the several acts providing for ascertaining and adjusting the titles and claims to land in the St. Helena and Jackson Courthouse land districts. May 26, 1824
176 Chapter CLXXVI. An Act explanatory of an act, entitled An act to provide for the extinguishment of the debt due to the United States by the purchasers of public lands, approved on the eighteenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four. May 26, 1824
177 Chapter CLXXVII. An Act to allow further time to complete the issuing and locating of military land warrants. May 26, 1824
178 Chapter CLXXVIII. An Act making an appropriation for the use of the library of Congress, and for furnishing rooms in the Capitol. May 26, 1824
179 Chapter CLXXIX. An Act to authorize the building of lighthouses, light vessels, and beacons, therein mentioned, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
180 Chapter CLXXX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
181 Chapter CLXXXI. An Act to regulate the mode of practice in the courts of the United States, for the district of Louisiana. May 26, 1824
182 Chapter CLXXXII. An Act supplementary to “An act providing for the examination of titles to land in that part of the state of Louisiana situated between the Rio Honda [Hondo] and the Sabine river.” May 26, 1824
183 Chapter CLXXXIII. An Act to complete the survey of the southern and western boundary of the state of Missouri. May 26, 1824
184 Chapter CLXXXIV. An Act supplementary to an act passed on the thirteenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and twelve, entitled “An act making further provision [provisions] for settling the claims to land in the territory of Missouri.” May 26, 1824
185 Chapter CLXXXV. An Act granting certain lots of ground to the corporation of the city of Mobile, and to certain individuals of said city. May 26, 1824
186 Chapter CLXXXVI. An Act in further addition to “An act to establish an uniform rule of Naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject.” May 26, 1824
187 Chapter CLXXXVII. An Act explanatory of an act, entitled “An act for the relief of the officers, volunteers, and other persons, engaged in the late campaign against the Seminole Indians, passed the fourth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two.” May 26, 1824
188 Chapter CLXXXVIII. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to enter into certain negotiations relative to lands located under Virginia military land warrants lying between Ludlow’s and Robert’s lines, in the state of Ohio. May 26, 1824
189 Chapter CLXXXIX. An Act to authorize the surveying and making of a road from a point in the north-western boundary of the state of Ohio, near the foot of the Rapids of the Miami of Lake Erie, to Detroit, in the territory of Michigan. May 26, 1824
190 Chapter CXC. An Act to revive and extend the term of certain pensions which have expired by limitation. May 26, 1824
191 Chapter CXCI. An Act to regulate the fees of the registers of wills in the several counties within the District of Columbia. May 26, 1824
192 Chapter CXCII. An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange a stock, bearing an interest of four and one half per cent., for certain stocks bearing an interest of six per cent. May 26, 1824
193 Chapter CXCIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
194 Chapter CXCIV. An Act reserving to the Wyandot tribe of Indians a certain tract of land, in lieu of a reservation made to them by treaty. May 26, 1824
195 Chapter CXCV. An Act supplementary to the act “to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington,” passed the fifteenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, and for other purposes. May 26, 1824
196 Chapter CXCVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
197 Chapter CXCVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
198 Chapter CXCVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
199 Chapter CXCIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
200 Chapter CC. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
201 Chapter CCI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
202 Chapter CCII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
203 Chapter CCIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
204 Chapter CCIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
205 Chapter CCV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
206 Chapter CCVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
207 Chapter CCVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
208 Chapter CCVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
209 Chapter CCIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
210 Chapter CCX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824
211 Chapter CCXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. May 26, 1824

Public Resolutions[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution I in relation to an intended visit of the Marquis de La Fayette to the United States. Feb. 4, 1824
Resolution II providing a place of deposit for the portrait of Columbus, and directing the distribution of certain copies of the Declaration of Independence, now in the Department of State. May 26, 1824

2nd Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

ACTS OF THE EIGHTEENTH 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 the sixth day of December, 1824, and ended on the third day of March, 1825.

James Monroe, President; Daniel D. Tompkins, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; John Gaillard, President of the Senate, pro tempore; Henry Clay, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act making a partial appropriation for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four [five.] Dec. 15, 1824
2 Chapter II. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Dec. 28, 1824
3 Chapter III. An Act to authorize the Legislature of the State of Ohio to sell and convey certain tracts of land granted to said State for the use of the people thereof. Dec. 28, 1824
4 Chapter IV. An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to adopt a new hydrometer for ascertaining the proof of liquors. Jan. 12, 1825
5 Chapter V. An Act authorizing repayment for land erroneously sold by the United States. Jan. 12, 1825
6 Chapter VI. An Act in addition to an act, entitled “An act to amend the ordinance and acts of Congress for the government of the territory of Michigan,” and for other purposes. Feb. 5, 1825
7 Chapter VII. An Act confirming certain claims to lands in the western district of Louisiana. Feb. 5, 1825
8 Chapter VIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 5, 1825
9 Chapter IX. An Act making compensation to the persons appointed by the electors to deliver the votes for President and Vice President. Feb. 11, 1825
10 Chapter X. An Act to remit the duties on books, maps, and charts, imported for the use of the library of Congress. Feb. 11, 1825
11 Chapter XI. An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five. Feb. 21, 1825
12 Chapter XII. An Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five. Feb. 21, 1825
13 Chapter XIII. An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five. Feb. 25, 1825
14 Chapter XIV. An Act making an appropriation for the purchase of books and furniture for the use of the library of Congress. Feb. 25, 1825
15 Chapter XV. An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five. March 2, 1825
16 Chapter XVI. An Act making further appropriations for the military service for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five. March 3, 1825
17 Chapter XVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
18 Chapter XVIII. An Act for arming the militia of the District of Columbia. March 3, 1825
19 Chapter XIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
20 Chapter XX. An Act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the general assembly of Virginia, therein mentioned. March 3, 1825
21 Chapter XXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
22 Chapter XXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
23 Chapter XXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
24 Chapter XXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
25 Chapter XXV. An Act respecting the adjournment of the circuit court for the District of Columbia. March 3, 1825
26 Chapter XXVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
27 Chapter XXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
28 Chapter XXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
29 Chapter XXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
30 Chapter XXX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
31 Chapter XXXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
32 Chapter XXXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
33 Chapter XXXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
34 Chapter XXXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
35 Chapter XXXV. An Act to provide an additional appropriation to complete the public road from Pensacola to St. Augustine, in the territory of Florida. March 3, 1825
36 Chapter XXXVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
37 Chapter XXXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
38 Chapter XXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
39 Chapter XXXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
40 Chapter XL. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
41 Chapter XLI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
42 Chapter XLII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
43 Chapter XLIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
44 Chapter XLIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
45 Chapter XLV. An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to direct the completion of entries for the benefit of drawback after the period of twenty days. March 3, 1825
46 Chapter XLVI. An Act to establish certain post-roads, and to discontinue others. March 3, 1825
47 Chapter XLVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
48 Chapter XLVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
49 Chapter XLIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
50 Chapter L. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to cause a road to be marked out from the western frontier of Missouri, to the confines of New Mexico. March 3, 1825
51 Chapter LI. An Act fixing the place for holding the circuit and district courts of the United States for the southern district of New York. March 3, 1825
52 Chapter LII. An Act confirming the act of the legislature of Virginia, entitled “An act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company,” and “An act of the state of Maryland, confirming the same.” March 3, 1825
53 Chapter LIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
54 Chapter LIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
55 Chapter LV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
56 Chapter LVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
57 Chapter LVII. An Act making appropriation to satisfy certain balances due to the commissioners and secretaries of land claims in Florida. March 3, 1825
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
59 Chapter LIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
62 Chapter LXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
64 Chapter LXIV. An Act to reduce into one the several acts establishing and regulating the Post-office establishment. March 3, 1825
65 Chapter LXV. An Act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes. March 3, 1825
66 Chapter LXVI. An Act further to amend the act authorizing payment for property lost, captured, or destroyed by the enemy, while in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes, passed ninety April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen. March 3, 1825
67 Chapter LXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
69 Chapter LXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
70 Chapter LXX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
71 Chapter LXXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
72 Chapter LXXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
73 Chapter LXXIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
74 Chapter LXXIV. An Act to authorize the sale of a section of land therein mentioned. March 3, 1825
75 Chapter LXXV. An Act making an additional appropriation for defraying the expenses of bringing to the seat of government the votes for President and Vice President of the United States. March 3, 1825
76 Chapter LXXVI. An Act authorizing the subscription of stock in the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company. March 3, 1825
77 Chapter LXXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
78 Chapter LXXVIII. An Act to amend an act, entitled “An act to alter the times of holding the circuit and district courts of the United States, for the district of South Carolina.” March 3, 1825
79 Chapter LXXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
80 Chapter LXXX. An Act to change the time of holding the district court of the United States for the eastern district of Louisiana. March 3, 1825
81 Chapter LXXXI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
82 Chapter LXXXII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
83 Chapter LXXXIII. An Act to extend the time for the settlement of private land claims in the territory of Florida, to provide for the preservation of the public archives in said territory, and for the relief of John Johnson. March 3, 1825
84 Chapter LXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
85 Chapter LXXXV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
86 Chapter LXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
87 Chapter LXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
89 Chapter LXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
90 Chapter XC. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
91 Chapter XCI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
92 Chapter XCII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
93 Chapter XCIII. An Act to authorize the sale of unserviceable ordnance, arms, and military stores. March 3, 1825
94 Chapter XCIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
95 Chapter XCV. An Act authorizing the establishment of a navy yard and depot, on the coast of Florida, in the Gulf of Mexico. March 3, 1825
96 Chapter XCVI. An Act to establish the city of Hudson and the city of Troy, in the state of New York, Bowdoinham, in the state of Maine, and Fairport, in the state of Ohio, ports of delivery, and to abolish Topsham as a port of delivery. March 3, 1825
97 Chapter XCVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
98 Chapter XCVIII. An Act for the continuation of the Cumberland road. March 3, 1825
99 Chapter XCIX. An Act to authorize the register or enrolment and license to be issued in the name of the president or secretary of any incorporated company owning a steamboat or vessel. March 3, 1825
100 Chapter C. An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to borrow a sum not exceeding twelve millions of dollars, or to exchange a stock of four and one half per cent. for a certain stock bearing an interest of six per cent. March 3, 1825
101 Chapter CI. An Act to authorize the building of ten sloops of war, and for other purposes. March 3, 1825
102 Chapter CII. An Act to alter the terms of the district court of the United States in the western district of Virginia. March 3, 1825
103 Chapter CIII. An Act to authorize the laying out and opening of a public road from St. Mary’s river, to the bay of Tampa, in the territory of Florida. March 3, 1825
104 Chapter CIV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
105 Chapter CV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
106 Chapter CVI. An Act authorizing the payment of interest due to the state of Virginia. March 3, 1825
107 Chapter CVII. An Act concerning wrecks on the coast of Florida. March 3, 1825
108 Chapter CVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
109 Chapter CIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
110 Chapter CX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
111 Chapter CXI. An Act to extend the time of issuing and locating military land warrants to officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army. March 3, 1825
112 Chapter CXII. An Act to make Castine a port of entry for ships or vessels coming from beyond the Cape of Good Hope. March 3, 1825
113 Chapter CXIII. An Act to authorize the building of lighthouses and light vessels, and beacons, and monuments, therein mentioned; and for other purposes. March 3, 1825
114 Chapter CXIV. An Act to authorize the surveying and making a road from Little Rock, to Cantonment Gibson, in the territory of Arkansas. March 3, 1825
115 Chapter CXV. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
116 Chapter CXVI. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
117 Chapter CXVII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
118 Chapter CXVIII. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
119 Chapter CXIX. See Private Acts of the Eighteenth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1825
120 Chapter CXX. An Act to authorize the surveying and opening of a road, from Detroit to Chicago, in the state of Illinois. March 3, 1825

Public Resolutions[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution I authorizing the public documents, printed by order of Congress, to be furnished to the Gardiner Lyceum. March 3, 1825
Resolution II directing an inventory of the furniture in the President’s house to be taken. March 3, 1825