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1st Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

ACTS OF THE TWENTIETH 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 third day of December, 1827, and ended on the twenty-sixth day of May, 1828.

John Quincy Adams, President; J. C. Calhoun, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; Nathaniel Macon, President of the Senate, pro tempore; Andrew Stevenson, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act making partial appropriations for the support of government during the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight. Jan. 3, 1828
2 Chapter II. An Act to prevent defalcations on the part of the disbursing agents of the government, and for other purposes. Jan. 25, 1828
3 Chapter III. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 25, 1828
4 Chapter IV. An Act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States. Feb. 12, 1828
5 Chapter V. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 12, 1828
6 Chapter VI. An Act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight. Feb. 12, 1828
7 Chapter VII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 21, 1828
8 Chapter VIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 21, 1828
9 Chapter IX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 10, 1828
10 Chapter X. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 10, 1828
11 Chapter XI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 10, 1828
12 Chapter XII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 10, 1828
13 Chapter XIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 10, 1828
14 Chapter XIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 10, 1828
15 Chapter XV. An Act to revive and continue in force “An act declaring the assent of Congress to a certain act of Maryland.” March 10, 1828
16 Chapter XVI. An Act to alter the time of holding district courts of the United States of North Carolina. March 10, 1828
17 Chapter XVII. An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-eight. March 19, 1828
18 Chapter XVIII. An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight. March 19, 1828
19 Chapter XIX. An Act granting the right of preference in the purchase of public lands, to certain settlers in the St. Helena land district, in the state of Louisiana. March 19, 1828
20 Chapter XX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 19, 1828
21 Chapter XXI. An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight. March 21, 1828
22 Chapter XXII. An Act to revive and continue in force the several acts making provision for the extinguishment of the debt due to the United States by the purchasers of the public lands. March 21, 1828
23 Chapter XXIII. An Act authorizing a subscription for the statistical tables prepared by George Watterston and Nicholas B. Van Zandt. April 3, 1828
24 Chapter XXIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 3, 1828
25 Chapter XXV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 3, 1828
26 Chapter XXVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 3, 1828
27 Chapter XXVII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 3, 1828
28 Chapter XXVIII. An Act to confirm certain claims to lands in the territory of Michigan. April 17, 1828
29 Chapter XXIX. An Act providing for the appointment of an additional judge of the superior court for the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes. April 17, 1828
30 Chapter XXX. An Act authorizing the President of the United States to appoint certain agents therein mentioned. April 17, 1828
31 Chapter XXXI. An Act explanatory of “An act to grant a certain quantity of land to the state of Ohio for the purpose of making a road from Columbus to Sandusky.” April 17, 1828
32 Chapter XXXII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 17, 1828
33 Chapter XXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 17, 1828
34 Chapter XXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 17, 1828
35 Chapter XXXV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 28, 1828
36 Chapter XXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 28, 1828
37 Chapter XXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 28, 1828
38 Chapter XXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. April 28, 1828
39 Chapter XXXIX. An Act to extend the time allowed for the redemption of land sold for direct taxes in certain cases. April 28, 1828
40 Chapter XL. An Act extending the limits of certain land offices in Indiana, and for other purposes. April 28, 1828
41 Chapter XLI. An Act in addition to the act, entitled “An act to provide for the sale of lands, conveyed to the United States, in certain cases, and for other purposes,” passed the twenty-sixth day of May, eighteen hundred and twenty-four. April 28, 1828
42 Chapter XLII. An Act authorizing the legislative council of Florida to meet in October instead of December; and repealing the proviso in the sixth section of the act, entitled “An act to amend an act, for the establishment of a territorial government in Florida, and for other purposes,” approved March the third, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. April 28, 1828
43 Chapter XLIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 2, 1828
44 Chapter XLIV. An Act making a supplementary appropriation for the military service of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight. May 2, 1828
45 Chapter XLV. An Act making appropriations for the public buildings, and for other purposes. May 2, 1828
46 Chapter XLVI. An Act to authorize the purchase and distribution of the seventh volume of the Laws of the United States. May 9, 1828
47 Chapter XLVII. An Act making appropriations for the Indian department, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. May 9, 1828
48 Chapter XLVIII. An Act to authorize a railroad within the District of Columbia. May 9, 1828
49 Chapter XLIX. An Act regulating commercial intercourse with the islands of Martinique and Guadaloupe. May 9, 1828
50 Chapter L. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 9, 1828
51 Chapter LI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 9, 1828
52 Chapter LII. An Act supplementary to “An act to provide for the adjustment of claims of persons entitled to indemnification, under the first article of the treaty of Ghent, and for the distribution among such claimants, of the sum paid, and to be paid by the Government of Great Britain, under a convention between the United States and his Britannic Majesty, concluded at London, on the thirteenth of November, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six,” passed on the second day of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven. May 15, 1828
53 Chapter LIII. An Act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the army of the revolution. May 15, 1828
54 Chapter LIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 15, 1828
55 Chapter LV. An Act in alteration of the several acts imposing duties on imports. May 19, 1828
56 Chapter LVI. An Act making appropriations for the improvement of certain harbours, the completion of the Cumberland road to Zanesville, the securing the lighthouse on Brandywine Shoal, and the making of surveys. May 19, 1828
57 Chapter LVII. An Act for the punishment of contraventions of the fifth article of the treaty between the United States and Russia. May 19, 1828
58 Chapter LVIII. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to run and mark a line, dividing the territory of Arkansas from the state of Louisiana. May 19, 1828
59 Chapter LIX. An Act concerning the orphans’ court of Alexandria county, in the District of Columbia. May 19, 1828
60 Chapter LX. An Act to reduce the duty on Greek and Latin books, printed previous to the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five. May 19, 1828
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1828
62 Chapter LXII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1828
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1828
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1828
65 Chapter LXV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1828
66 Chapter LXVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1828
67 Chapter LXVII. An Act to continue the mint at the city of Philadelphia, and for other purposes. May 19, 1828
68 Chapter LXVIII. An Act further to regulate the processes in the courts of the United States. May 19, 1828
69 Chapter LXIX. An Act to authorize the building of lighthouses, and for other purposes. May 23, 1828
70 Chapter LXX. An Act supplementary to the several acts providing for the settlement and configuration of private land claims in Florida. May 23, 1828
71 Chapter LXXI. An Act for the relief of purchasers of the public lands that have reverted for non-payment of the purchase money. May 23, 1828
72 Chapter LXXII. An Act to provide for extending the term of certain pensions, chargeable on the navy and privateer pension fund. May 23, 1828
73 Chapter LXXIII. An Act to authorize the improving of certain harbours, the building of piers, and for other purposes. May 23, 1828
74 Chapter LXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 23, 1828
75 Chapter LXXV. An Act to grant certain relinquished and unappropriated lands to the state of Alabama, for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Tennessee, Coosa, Cahawba, and Black Warrior rivers. May 23, 1828
76 Chapter LXXVI. An Act making an appropriation for the erection of a breakwater near the mouth of Delaware bay. May 23, 1828
77 Chapter LXXVII. An Act to establish a southern judicial district in the territory of Florida. May 23, 1828
78 Chapter LXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 23, 1828
79 Chapter LXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 23, 1828
80 Chapter LXXX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 23, 1828
81 Chapter LXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 23, 1828
82 Chapter LXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 23, 1828
83 Chapter LXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 23, 1828
84 Chapter LXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 23, 1828
85 Chapter LXXXV. An Act to amend and explain an act, entitled “An act confirming an act of the legislature of Virginia, incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, and an act of the state of Maryland, for the same purpose.” May 23, 1828
86 Chapter LXXXVI. An Act authorizing a subscription to the stock of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. May 23, 1828
87 Chapter LXXXVII. An Act to enlarge the powers of the several corporations of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 23, 1828
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
89 Chapter LXXXIX. An Act making appropriations for custom-houses and warehouses. May 24, 1828
90 Chapter XC. An Act to continue in force for a limited time, and to amend an act, entitled “An act to enable 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 24, 1828
91 Chapter XCI. An Act to authorize the legislature of the state of Indiana to sell the lands heretofore appropriated for the use of schools in that state. May 24, 1828
92 Chapter XCII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
93 Chapter XCIII. An Act supplementary to the several acts providing for the adjustment of land claims in the state of Mississippi. May 24, 1828
94 Chapter XCIV. An Act making appropriations to carry into effect certain Indian treaties. May 24, 1828
95 Chapter XCV. An Act making appropriations for the purchase of books, and for other purposes. May 24, 1828
96 Chapter XCVI. An Act supplementary to an act, entitled “An Act providing for the correction of errors in making entries of lands at the land offices,” passed March third, eighteen hundred and nineteen. May 24, 1828
97 Chapter XCVII. An Act to enable the President of the United States to hold a treaty with the Chippewas, Ottawas, Pattawattimas, Winnebagoes, Fox and Sacs nations of Indians. May 24, 1828
98 Chapter XCVIII. An Act making an appropriation for the suppression of the slave trade. May 24, 1828
99 Chapter XCIX. An Act to authorize the Postmaster General to erect an additional building, and employ five additional clerks. May 24, 1828
100 Chapter C. An Act allowing compensation to the members of the legislature of the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes. May 24, 1828
101 Chapter CI. An Act to provide for opening and making a military road in the state of Maine. May 24, 1828
102 Chapter CII. An Act making an appropriation for the navy hospital fund. May 24, 1828
103 Chapter CIII. An Act to repeal part of the act, entitled “An act supplementary to, and to amend an act, entitled ‘An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,’” passed the second of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, and for other purposes. May 24, 1828
104 Chapter CIV. An Act to increase the pay of lieutenants in the navy. May 24, 1828
105 Chapter CV. An Act authorizing the establishment of an arsenal on the waters of Mobile or Pensacola Bays. May 24, 1828
106 Chapter CVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
107 Chapter CVII. An Act to authorize the legislature of the state of Illinois to sell and convey a part of the land reserved and granted to said state for the use of the Ohio Saline. May 24, 1828
108 Chapter CVIII. An Act to aid the state of Ohio in extending the Miami canal from Dayton to Lake Erie, and to grant a quantity of land to said state to aid in the construction of the canals authorized by law; and for making donations of land to certain persons in Arkansas territory. May 24, 1828
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.” May 24, 1828
110 Chapter CX. An Act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the state of Alabama. May 24, 1828
111 Chapter CXI. An Act in addition to an act, entitled “An act concerning discriminating duties of tonnage and impost,” and to equalize the duties on Prussian vessels and their cargoes. May 24, 1828
112 Chapter CXII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
113 Chapter CXIII. An Act altering the duties on wines imported into the United States. May 24, 1828
114 Chapter CXIV. An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States for the first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. May 24, 1828
115 Chapter CXV. An Act in relation to the banks in the District of Columbia. May 24, 1828
116 Chapter CXVI. An Act to amend the acts concerning naturalization. May 24, 1828
117 Chapter CXVII. An Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. May 24, 1828
118 Chapter CXVIII. An Act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. May 24, 1828
119 Chapter CXIX. An Act to authorize the licensing of vessels to be employed in the mackerel fishery. May 24, 1828
120 Chapter CXX. An Act in addition to “An act making an appropriation for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight.” May 24, 1828
121 Chapter CXXI. An Act for the better organization of the medical department of the navy of the United States. May 24, 1828
122 Chapter CXXII. An Act authorizing the legislative council of the territory of Michigan to take charge of school lands in said territory. May 24, 1828
123 Chapter CXXIII. An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. May 24, 1828
124 Chapter CXXIV. An Act making appropriations to enable the President of the United States to defray the expenses of delegations of the Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee, and Chickasaw, and other tribes of Indians, to explore the country west of the Mississippi. May 24, 1828
125 Chapter CXXV. An Act to establish sundry post-roads and to discontinue others. May 24, 1828
126 Chapter CXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
127 Chapter CXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
128 Chapter CXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
129 Chapter CXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
130 Chapter CXXX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
131 Chapter CXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
132 Chapter CXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
133 Chapter CXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
134 Chapter CXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
135 Chapter CXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
136 Chapter CXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
137 Chapter CXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
138 Chapter CXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
139 Chapter CXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
140 Chapter CXL. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
141 Chapter CXLI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
142 Chapter CXLII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
143 Chapter CXLIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
144 Chapter CXLIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
145 Chapter CXLV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
146 Chapter CXLVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
147 Chapter CXLVII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
148 Chapter CXLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
149 Chapter CXLIX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
150 Chapter CL. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
151 Chapter CLI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
152 Chapter CLII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
153 Chapter CLIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
154 Chapter CLIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
155 Chapter CLV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
156 Chapter CLVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
157 Chapter CLVII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
158 Chapter CLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
159 Chapter CLIX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
160 Chapter CLX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828
161 Chapter CLXI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 24, 1828

Public Resolutions[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution I authorizing the Speaker of the House of Representatives to frank letters and packages. April 3, 1828
See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. May 19, 1828
Resolution III in relation to Charles Carroll, of Carrollton. May 23, 1828
Resolution IV providing for the distribution of certain public documents, and the removal of certain books from the library. May 24, 1828
Resolution V in relation to the manner of executing the printing ordered by either House of Congress. May 24, 1828
Resolution VI in relation to the mail-route between the cities of New Orleans and Mobile. May 24, 1828
Resolution VII to authorize the President to loan the barracks at Sackett’s Harbour to the trustees of a scientific and military school to be established there. May 24, 1828

2nd Session[edit]

Public Laws[edit]

ACTS OF THE TWENTIETH 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, 1828, and ended on the twenty-sixth day of May, 1829.

John Quincy Adams, President; J. C. Calhoun, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; Samuel Smith, President of the Senate, pro tempore; Andrew Stevenson, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. Jan. 6, 1829
2 Chapter II. An Act restricting the location of certain land claims in the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes. Jan. 6, 1829
3 Chapter II. An Act to preserve from injury and waste the school lands in the territory of Arkansas. Jan. 6, 1829
4 Chapter IV. An Act extending the term within which merchandise may be exported with the benefit of drawback. Jan. 6, 1829
5 Chapter V. An Act to allow a salary to the marshal of the district of Connecticut. Jan. 6, 1829
6 Chapter VI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 6, 1829
7 Chapter VII. An Act to amend an act, entitled “An act for the better organization of the medical department of the navy,” approved twenty-fourth May, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight. Jan. 21, 1829
8 Chapter VIII. An Act for altering the times for holding the sessions of the circuit court of the United States for the district of Georgia, at the places provided by law. Jan. 21, 1829
9 Chapter IX. An Act to allow a salary to the marshal of the eastern district of Virginia. Jan. 21, 1829
10 Chapter X. An Act to establish a port of entry at Magnolia, in Florida. Jan. 21, 1829
11 Chapter XI. An Act allowing an additional drawback on sugar refined in the United States, and exported therefrom. Jan. 21, 1829
12 Chapter XII. An Act in addition to the act, entitled “An act to amend the judicial system of the United States.” Jan. 21, 1829
13 Chapter XIII. An Act to authorize the citizens of the territories of Arkansas and Florida, to elect their officers, and for other purposes. Jan. 21, 1829
14 Chapter XIV. An Act to allow further time to complete the issuing and locating of military land warrants. Feb. 5, 1829
15 Chapter XV. An Act authorizing the laying off a town on Bean river, in the state of Illinois, and for other purposes. Feb. 5, 1829
16 Chapter XVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 5, 1829
17 Chapter XVII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 5, 1829
18 Chapter XVIII. An Act to provide for the purchase and distribution of certain copies of the Digest of the Laws of the United States, by Thomas F. Gordon. Feb. 24, 1829
19 Chapter XIX. An Act to alter the time for holding the sixth circuit court of the United States for the district of South Carolina. Feb. 24, 1829
20 Chapter XX. An Act to authorize the appointment of a surveyor for the Virginia military district, within the state of Ohio. Feb. 24, 1829
21 Chapter XXI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 24, 1829
22 Chapter XXII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 24, 1829
23 Chapter XXIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 24, 1829
24 Chapter XXIV. An Act making additional appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. March 2, 1829
25 Chapter XXV. An Act making appropriations for building lighthouses and beacons, and placing buoys, and for improving harbours and directing surveys. March 2, 1829
26 Chapter XXVI. An Act making additional appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. March 2, 1829
27 Chapter XXVII. An Act authorizing the subscription of stock in the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company, and in the Dismal Swamp Canal Company. March 2, 1829
28 Chapter XXVIII. An Act making provision for the payment of pensions to the widow or children of pensioners, in certain cases, and for other purposes. March 2, 1829
29 Chapter XXIX. An Act making appropriations for completing certain roads, and for making examinations and surveys. March 2, 1829
30 Chapter XXX. An Act for the construction of the Cumberland road, westwardly of Zanesville. March 2, 1829
31 Chapter XXXI. An Act for the continuation of the Cumberland road. March 2, 1829
32 Chapter XXXII. An Act making appropriations for the Indian department, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. March 2, 1829
33 Chapter XXXIII. An Act to authorize a subscription for stock on the part of the United States, in the Louisville and Portland Canal Company. March 2, 1829
34 Chapter XXXIV. An Act making additional appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. March 2, 1829
35 Chapter XXXV. An Act making additional appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. March 2, 1829
36 Chapter XXXVI. An Act making appropriations for the erection and completion of certain barracks and quarters, and for other purposes. March 2, 1829
37 Chapter XXXVII. An Act making additional appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. March 2, 1829
38 Chapter XXXVIII. An Act providing for the printing and binding sixty thousand copies of the Abstract of Infantry Tactics, including manœuvres of light infantry and riflemen, and for other purposes. March 2, 1829
39 Chapter XXXIX. An Act to authorize the establishment of a town, on land reserved for the use of schools, and to direct the manner of disposing of certain reserved quarter sections of land for the seat of government in Florida. March 2, 1829
40 Chapter XL. An Act confirming the reports of the register and receiver of the land office for the district of St. Stephens, in the state of Alabama, and for other purposes. March 2, 1829
41 Chapter XLI. An Act to provide for the apprehension and delivery of deserters from certain foreign vessels in the ports of the United States. March 2, 1829
42 Chapter XLII. An Act to continue the present mode of supplying the army of the United States. March 2, 1829
43 Chapter XLIII. An Act for the relief of the navy hospital fund. March 2, 1829
44 Chapter XLIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1829
45 Chapter XLV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1829
46 Chapter XLVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1829
47 Chapter XLVII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1829
48 Chapter XLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1829
49 Chapter XLIX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1829
50 Chapter L. An Act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain treaties with the Indian tribes, and for holding a treaty with the Pattawatimas. March 2, 1829
51 Chapter LI. An Act making appropriations for the public buildings, and other purposes. March 3, 1829
52 Chapter LII. An Act making additional appropriations for completing and repairing piers, for the improvement of certain harbours, and for the navigation of certain rivers. March 3, 1829
53 Chapter LIII. An Act for the preservation and repair of the Cumberland road. March 3, 1829
54 Chapter LIV. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to cause the reserved salt springs, in the state of Missouri, to be exposed to public sale. March 3, 1829
55 Chapter LV. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to cause the reserved lead mines, in the state of Missouri, to be exposed to public sale, and for other purposes. March 3, 1829
56 Chapter LVI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1829
57 Chapter LVII. An Act providing for ceding to the state of South Carolina the jurisdiction over, and the title to, a certain tract of land, called Mount Dearborn, in the said state. March 3, 1829
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1829
59 Chapter LIX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1829
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1829
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1829
62 Chapter LXII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1829
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1829
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Twentieth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1829
65 Chapter LXV. An Act concerning the government and discipline of the penitentiary in the District of Columbia. March 3, 1829

Public Resolutions[edit]

Resolution Date
Resolution I amendatory of a joint resolution passed third March, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. Feb. 5, 1829
Resolution II in relation to the survey and laying out a military road, in the state of Maine. March 2, 1829