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Session 1 (1809)

Chapter 1 An Act respecting the ships or vessels owned by citizens or subjects of foreign nations with which commercial intercourse is permitted.  May 30, 1809 PDF, 72KB
Chapter 2 An Act making further appropriations to complete the fortifications commenced for the security of the ports and harbors of the United States, and to erect such fortifications as may be necessary for the protection of the northern and western frontiers of the United States. June 14, 1809 PDF, 72KB
Chapter 3 An Act authorizing the appointment of an agent for the land-office at Kaskaskia, and allowing compensation to the commissioners and clerk. June 15, 1809 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 4 An Act supplementary to an act, entitled "An act making appropriations for carrying into effect a treaty between the United States and the Chickasaw tribe of Indians; and to establish a land-office in the Mississippi Territory." June 15, 1809 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 5 An Act to continue in force "An act declaring the assent of Congress to a certain act of the state of South Carolina, passed the twenty-first of December, one thousand eight hundred and four." June 15, 1809 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 6 Private Law
Chapter 7 An Act to fix the time for the next meeting of Congress. June 24, 1809 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 8 An Act for the remission of certain penalties and forfeitures, and for other purposes. June 28, 1809 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 9 An Act to amend and continue in force certain parts of the act entitled "An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States Act of March and Great Britain and France, and their dependencies, and for other purposes." June 28, 1809 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 10 An act supplementary to the act, entitled "An act making further provision for the support of public credit, and for the redemption of the public debt." June 28, 1809 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 11 An Act making an appropriation to finish and furnish the Senate chamber, and for other purposes. June 28, 1809 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 12 An Act to suspend for a limited time the recruiting service. June 28, 1809 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 13 Private Law
Chapter 14 An Act freeing from postage all letters and packets from Thomas Jefferson. June 28, 1809 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 15 An Act making appropriations for defraying the expense of stationery, printing, and all other contingent expenses of the Senate and House of Representatives, during the present session of Congress. June 28, 1809 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 16 An Act authorizing the accounting officers of the Treasury Department to give credit to certain collectors of the customs for allowances paid by them to the owners and crews of fishing vessels. June 28, 1809 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 17 An Act concerning the Naval Establishment. June 28, 1809 PDF, 40KB

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Session 2 (1809-1810)

Chapter 1 An Act to authorize the transportation of certain Documents free of postage. December 9, 1809 PDF, 73KB
Chapter 2 An Act supplemental to an act entituled "An act extending the right of suffrage in the Indiana territory, and for other purposes. December 15, 1809 PDF, 151KB
Chapter 3 An Act extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants. December 19, 1809 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 4 Private Law
Chapter 5 An Act to revive and continue in force for a further time, the first section of the act entituled "An act further to protect the commerce and seamen of the United States, against the Barbary powers." January 12, 1810 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 6 Private Law
Chapter 7 Private Law
Chapter 8 An Act in addition to the "Act to regulate the laying out and making a road from Cumberland, in the state of Maryland, to the state of Ohio." (a) February 10, 1810 PDF, 168KB
Chapter 9 Private Law
Chapter 10 Private Law
Chapter 11 An Act to prescribe the mode in which application shall be made for the purchase of land at the several land-offices; and for the relief of Joab Garret. February 24, 1810 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 12 An Act further to provide for the refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia, and for other purposes. February 24, 1810 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 13 An Act making appropriations for the support of Government during the year one thousand eight hundred and ten. February 26, 1810 PDF, 431KB
Chapter 14 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and ten. March 2, 1810 PDF, 140KB
Chapter 15 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and ten. March 2, 1810 PDF, 72KB
Chapter 16 An Act for the appointment of an additional judge, and extending the right of suffrage to the citizens of Madison county, in the Mississippi territory.  March 2, 1810 PDF, 155KB
Chapter 17 An Act providing for the third census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States. (a) March 26, 1810 PDF, 407KB
Chapter 18 An Act for altering the time for holding the District Court in Ohio. March 26, 1810 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 19 An Act to prevent the issuing of sea letters except to certain vessels. March 26, 1810 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 20 An Act making an appropriation for the purpose of trying the practical use of the Torpedo or Submarine Explosion. March 30, 1810 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 21 An Act to make public a Road in Washington County, in the District of Columbia. March 30, 1810 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 22 Private Law
Chapter 23 An Act to alter and amend an act, entituled "An act providing for the third census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States," passed the twenty-sixth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and ten. April 12, 1810 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 24 Private Law
Chapter 25 Private Law
Chapter 26 An Act to incorporate a company for making certain turnpike roads in the District of Columbia. April 20, 1810 PDF, 681KB
Chapter 27 An Act to amend an act, entituled "An act for the establishment of a Turnpike Company in the County of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia." April 25, 1810 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 28 Private Law
Chapter 29 An Act to allow the benefit of drawback on merchandise transported by land conveyance from Newport to Boston, and from Boston to Newport, in like manner as if the same were transported coastwise. April 25, 1810 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 30 An Act to establish Post Roads. April 28, 1810 PDF, 898KB
Chapter 31 An Act to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and for returning the surveys thereon to the Secretary of the department of War. March 16, 1810 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 32 Private Law
Chapter 33 An Act providing for the printing and distributing of such Laws of the United States, as respect the Public Lands. April 27, 1810 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 34 An Act providing for the better accommodation of the General Post-office and Patent Office, and for other purposes. April 28, 1810 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 35 An Act providing for the sale of certain lands in the Indiana Act of March territory, and for other purposes.(a) April 30, 1810 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 36 An Act to extend the time for making payment for the Public Lands of the United Slates in certain cases. April 30, 1810 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 37 An Act regulating the Post-office Establishment. (a) April 30, 1810 PDF, 1.09MB
Chapter 38 An Act further to alter and amend "An act providing for the third census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States." May 1, 1810 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 39 An Act concerning the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France, and their dependencies, and for other purposes. May 1, 1810 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 40 An Act confirming the decisions of the Commissioners in favour of the claimants of land in the district of Kaskaskia. May 1, 1810 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 41 An Act making further appropriations for completing the Capitol, and for other purposes. May 1, 1810 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 42 Private Law
Chapter 43 An Act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties.  May 1, 1810 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 44 An Act fixing the compensation of public Ministers, and of Consuls residing on the coast of Barbary, and for other purposes. May 1, 1810 PDF, 268KB
Chapter 45 An Act authorizing a loan of money, for a sum not exceeding the amount of the principal of the public debt, reimbursable during the year one thousand eight hundred and ten. May 1, 1810 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 46 Private Law
Chapter 47 An Act to erect a Lighthouse at the entrance of Scituate harbor, a stone column on a spit of sand at the entrance into Boston harbor, and a beacon on Beach Point near Plymouth harbor in the state of Massachusetts; a light at the entrance of Bayou St. John into Lake Ponchartrain, and two lights on Lake Erie, and for beacons and buoys near the entrance of Beverly harbor. May 1, 1810 PDF, 167KB
Chapter 48 Private Law
Chapter 49 Private Law
Chapter 50 An Act in addition to an act, entituled "An act concerning the Library for the use of both Houses of Congress." May 1, 1810 PDF, 89KB

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Session 3 (1810-1811)

Chapter 1 An Act to authorize the transportation of certain documents free of postage. December 17, 1810 PDF, 68KB
Chapter 2 An act making an additional appropriation to supply a deficiency in the appropriation for the relief and protection of distressed American Seamen, during the year one thousand eight hundred and ten. January 7, 1811 PDF, 69KB
Chapter 3 An Act to continue in force for a further time the first section of the act, entituled "An act further to protect the commerce and seamen of the United States against the Barbary powers." January 7, 1811 PDF, 147KB
Chapter 4 An Act to fix the compensation of the additional assistant Postmaster-General. January 17, 1811 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 5 Private Law
Chapter 6 Private Law
Chapter 7 An Act to authorize the Secretary at War to ascertain and settle by the appointment of Commissioners, the exterior line of the Public Land at West Point, with the adjoining proprietor. January 22, 1811 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 8 Private Law
Chapter 9 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven. February 6, 1811 PDF, 154KB
Chapter 10 Private Law
Chapter 11 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven. February 7, 1811 PDF, 154KB
Chapter 12 An Act making compensation to John Eugene Leitensdorfer for services rendered the United States in the war with Tripoli. February 13, 1811 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 13 Private Law
Chapter 14 An Act providing for the final adjustment of claims to lands, and for the sale of the public lands in the territories of Orleans and Louisiana.(a) February 15, 1811 PDF, 462KB
Chapter 15 An Act concerning the Bank of Alexandria. (a) February 15, 1811 PDF, 430KB
Chapter 16 An Act to incorporate the Bank of Washington. (a) February 15, 1811 PDF, 421KB
Chapter 17 An Act to incorporate the subscribers to the Farmers' Bank of Alexandria. February 16, 1811 PDF, 419KB
Chapter 18 An Act to incorporate the Bank of Potomac. February 16, 1811 PDF, 339KB
Chapter 19 An Act to incorporate the Union Bank of Georgetown. February 18, 1811 PDF, 424KB
Chapter 20 An Act making a further distribution of such laws of the United States, as respect the Public Lands. February 18, 1811 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 21 An Act to enable the people of the Territory of Orleans 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 for other purposes.(a) February 20, 1811 PDF, 253KB
Chapter 22 An Act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and eleven. February 20, 1811 PDF, 444KB
Chapter 23 An Act to enable the Georgetown Potomac Bridge Company to levy money for the object of its incorporation. February 22, 1811 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 24 An Act providing for the sale of a tract of land lying in the state of Tennessee, and a tract in the Indiana territory. February 25, 1811 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 25 An Act providing for the removal of the land-office established at Nashville, in the state of Tennessee, and Canton in the state of Ohio; and to authorize the register and receiver of public monies to superintend the public sales of land in the district east of Pearl river. February 25, 1811 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 26 An Act establishing Navy Hospitals. February 26, 1811 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 27 Private Law
Chapter 28 An Act in addition to the act entituled "An act supplementary in the act concerning Consuls and Vice Consuls," and for the further protection of American seamen. February 28, 1811 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 29 An Act supplementary to the act, entituled "An act concerning the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France and their dependencies, and for other purposes." (a) March 2, 1811 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 30 An Act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.(a) March 2, 1811 PDF, 339KB
Chapter 31 An Act to establish the Districts of Mumphreymagog, of Oswegatchie, and of the White Mountains. March 2, 1811 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 32 An Act authorizing a loan of money, for a sum not exceeding five millions of dollars. March 2, 1811 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 33 An Act to annex a part of the state of New Jersey to the collection district of New York; to remove the office of Collector of Niagara to Lewistown; to make Cape St. Vincent, in the district of Sacket's Harbor, a port of delivery; and out of the districts of Miami and Mississippi to make two new districts, to be called the Districts of Sandusky and Teche; and for other purposes. March 2, 1811 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 34 An Act to extend the time for completing the third census, or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States. March 2, 1811 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 35 Private Law
Chapter 36 An Act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the state of Georgia, passed the twelfth of December, one thousand eight hundred and four, "establishing the fees of the harbor master and health officer of the ports of Savannah and St. Mary's." March 2, 1811 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 37 An Act to erect a lighthouse on Boon island in the state of Massachusetts, to place buoys off Cape Fear river, and to erect a beacon at New Inlet, in the state of North Carolina, and to place buoys at the entrance of the harbor of Edgartown, and to erect a column of stone on Cape Elizabeth, and to complete the beacons and buoys at the entrance of Beverly harbor, in the state of Massachusetts. March 2, 1811 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 38 An Act to extend the right of suffrage in the Indiana territory, and for other purposes. March 3, 1811 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 39 Private Law
Chapter 40 An Act to increase the salaries of the Judges of the Circuit Court for the District of Columbia. March 3, 1811 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 41 An Act making appropriations for carrying into effect a treaty between the United States and the Great and Little Osage nations of Indians, concluded at Fort Clarke, on the tenth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and eight, and for other purposes. March 3, 1811 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 42 Private Law
Chapter 43 An Act making further appropriations to complete the fortifications commenced for the security of the ports and harbors of the United Slates. March 3, 1811 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 44 An Act for allowing a reasonable compensation to the persons who have taken an account of the several manufacturing establishments and manufactures within the United States. March 3, 1811 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 45 An Act in addition to the act to regulate the laying out and making a road from Cumberland, in the state of Maryland, to the state of Ohio.(a) March 3, 1811 PDF, 168KB
Chapter 46 An Act providing for the final adjustment of claims to lands, and for the sale of the public lands in the territories of Orleans and Louisiana, and to repeal the act passed for the same purpose, and approved February sixteenth, one thousand eight hundred and eleven. March 3, 1811 PDF, 412KB
Chapter 47 An Act concerning an act to enable the President of the United States, under certain contingencies, to take possession of the country lying east of the river Perdido, and south of the state of Georgia and the Mississippi territory, and for other purposes, and the declaration accompanying the same. (a) March 3, 1811 PDF, 154KB

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