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Session 1 (1811-1812)

Chapter 1 An Act to authorize the transportation of certain documents free of postage. November 18, 1811 PDF, 66KB
Chapter 2 An Act to alter the time of holding one of the terms of the District Court in the district of Maine. November 28, 1811 PDF, 66KB
Chapter 3 An Act making further appropriation for the support of a Library. December 6, 1811 PDF, 147KB
Chapter 4 An Act extending the time for opening the several Land-offices established in the territory of Orleans. December 12, 1811 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 5 Private Law
Chapter 6 An Act allowing further time for completing the payments on certain lands held by right of pre-emption, in the Mississippi territory. December 12, 1811 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 7 Private Law
Chapter 8 An Act to authorize the surveying and marking of certain roads, in the state of Ohio, as contemplated by the treaty of Brownstown in the territory of Michigan. December 12, 1811 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 9 An Act for the apportionment of Representatives among the several states, according to the third enumeration. (a) December 21, 1811 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 10 An Act for completing the existing Military establishment.  December 24, 1811 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 11 An Act authorizing the President of the United States to raise certain companies of Rangers for the protection of the frontier of the United States. January 2, 1812 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 12 An Act to authorize the laying out and opening a public road from the line established by the treaty of Grenville, to the North Bend in the state of Ohio. January 8, 1812 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 13 Private Law
Chapter 14 An Act to raise an additional Military Force. January 11, 1812 PDF, 340KB
Chapter 15 An Act directing the terms on which lands sold at public sale, and that revert for failure in payment, shall again be sold. January 14, 1812 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 16 An Act authorizing the purchase of ordnance and ordnance stores, camp equipage and other Quartermaster's stores and small arms. January 14, 1812 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 17 An Act to alter the time of holding the District Courts of the United States, for the North Carolina district. January 23, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 18 An Act to continue in force for a further time, the first section of the act, entitled "An act further to protect the commerce and seamen of the United States against the Barbary powers." January 31, 1812 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 19 Private Law
Chapter 20 An Act to alter the times of holding the District Courts, within and for the district of Connecticut. February 6, 1812 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 21 An Act authorizing the President of the United States to accept and organize certain Volunteer Military Corps. February 6, 1812 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 22 An Act for the revision of former confirmations, and for confirming certain claims to land in the district of Kaskaskia. February 20, 1812 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 23 An Act making an appropriation for the expenses incident to the six companies of Mounted Rangers, during the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve. February 20, 1812 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 24 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to locate the Lands reserved for the use of Jefferson College, in the Mississippi territory. February 20, 1812 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 25 An Act for the more convenient taking of affidavits and bail in civil causes depending in the courts of the United States.(a) February 20, 1812 PDF, 416KB
Chapter 26 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military Establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve.  February 21, 1812 PDF, 161KB
Chapter 27 An Act making appropriations for the support of an additional Military Force. February 21, 1812 PDF, 154KB
Chapter 28 Private Law
Chapter 29 An Act to establish a land district in the Illinois territory, east of the district of Kaskaskia, and to attach certain public lands to the district of Jefiersonville. February 21, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 30 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve. February 24, 1812 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 31 An Act supplementary to "An act to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force," passed on the twelfth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eight.  February 24, 1812 PDF, 157KB
Chapter 32 Private Law
Chapter 33 An Act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve. February 26, 1812 PDF, 446KB
Chapter 34 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury, under the direction of the President of the United States, to purchase of Winslow Lewis, his patent right to the new and improved method of lighting Lighthouses, and for other purposes. March 2, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 35 An Act supplementary to "An act providing for the accommodation of the General Post-Office and Patent Office, and for other purposes." March 7, 1812 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 36 An Act for the relief of the Board of Commissioners west of Pearl river. March 10, 1812 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 37 An Act making a further appropriation for the defence of our Maritime Frontier. March 10, 1812 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 38 An Act giving further time for registering claims to land in the western district of the territory of Orleans. March 10, 1812 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 39 An Act to alter the time of holding the Circuit Courts of the United States at Knoxville, in the District of East Tennessee, in the state of Tennessee. March 10, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 40 An Act respecting the enrolling and licensing of Steamboats. March 12, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 41 An Act authorizing a loan for a sum not exceeding eleven millions of dollars. March 14, 1812 PDF, 165KB
Chapter 42 An Act supplementary to "'An act to raise an additional Military Force." March 17, 1812 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 43 An Act repealing the tenth section of the act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States. (a) March 19, 1812 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 44 Private Law
Chapter 45 An Act to alter the times of holding the Circuit Courts of the first district.(a) March 26, 1812 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 46 An Act to establish a Quartermaster's Department, and for other purposes. March 28, 1812 PDF, 343KB
Chapter 47 An Act concerning the Naval Establishment. (a) March 30, 1812 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 48 An Act granting to the corporation of the city of New Orleans the use and possession of a lot in the said city. April 3, 1812 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 49 An Act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States, for a limited time. April 4, 1812 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 50 An Act for the admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union, and to extend the laws of the United States to the said state. (a) April 8, 1812 PDF, 382KB
Chapter 51 Private Law
Chapter 52 Private Law
Chapter 53 An Act in addition to the act entitled "An act to raise an additional military force," passed January the eleventh, one thousand eight hundred and twelve. April 8, 1812 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 54 n Act for the relief of the officers and soldiers who served in the late campaign on the Wabash. April 10, 1812 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 55 An Act to authorize a detachment from the Militia of the United States.(a) April 10, 1812 PDF, 289KB
Chapter 56 An Act to prohibit the exportation of specie, goods, wares and merchandise, for a limited time.(a) April 14, 1812 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 57 An Act to enlarge the limits of the state of Louisiana. April 14, 1812 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 58 An Act giving further time for registering claims to land in the eastern district of the territory of Orleans. April 14, 1812 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 59 An Act for the organization of a Corps of Artificers. April 23, 1812 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 60 Private Law
Chapter 61 Private Law
Chapter 62 An Act to authorize the granting of Patents for Land, according to the Surveys that have been made; and to grant Donation Rights to certain Claimants of Land in the district of Detroit, and for other purposes.(a) April 23, 1812 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 63 An Act making provision for certain persons claiming lands under the several acts for the relief of the refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia. April 23, 1812 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 64 An Act giving further time to the purchasers of Public Lands, northwest of the river Ohio, to complete their payments. April 23, 1812 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 65 Private Law
Chapter 66 An Act to continue in force for a limited time, an act entitled "An act continuing for a limited time the salaries of the officers of government therein mentioned." April 24, 1812 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 67 An Act for ascertaining the titles and claims to Lands in that part of the Louisiana which lies east of the river Mississippi and island of New Orleans.(a) April 25, 1812 PDF, 381KB
Chapter 68 An Act for the establishment of a General Land-Office in the Department of the Treasury.(a) April 25, 1812 PDF, 271KB
Chapter 69 An Act to revive and continue in force "An act to provide for persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the Revolutionary War," and for other purposes.(a) April 25, 1812 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 70 An Act authorizing the departure of ships and vessels from the ports and harbors of the United States, in certain cases. April 27, 1812 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 71 An Act authorizing the appointment of an additional Judge of the District Court, for the district of New York. April 29, 1812 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 72 An Act making further provision for the Corps of Engineers. April 29, 1812 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 73 Private Law
Chapter 74 Private Law
Chapter 75 An Act further to amend the Charter of the City of Washington. (a) May 4, 1812 PDF, 640KB
Chapter 76 An Act to carry into effect an act of the Legislature of the state of Maryland. May 6, 1812 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 77 An Act to provide for designating, surveying and granting the Military Bounty Lands.(a) May 6, 1812 PDF, 253KB
Chapter 78 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. May 6, 1812 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 79 An Act for the relief of the Citizens of Venezuela. May 8, 1812 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 80 An Act to alter and establish certain Post Roads. May 11, 1812 PDF, 238KB
Chapter 81 Private Law
Chapter 82 Private Law
Chapter 83 An Act for the better regulation of the Ordnance.(a) May 14, 1812 PDF, 250KB
Chapter 84 An Act to enlarge the boundaries of the Mississippi territory. May 14, 1812 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 85 An Act making additional appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve. May 16, 1812 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 86 An Act making further provision for the Army of the United States. May 16, 1812 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 87 An Act to incorporate a Bank in the town of Alexandria, by  the name and style of the Mechanics' Bank of Alexandria. May 16, 1812 PDF, 609KB
Chapter 88 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to ascertain and designate certain boundaries. May 20, 1812 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 89 Private Law
Chapter 90 An Act to extend the right of suffrage in the Illinois territory, and for other purposes. (a) May 20, 1812 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 91 Private Law
Chapter 92 An Act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a Quartermaster's Department, and for other purposes." May 22, 1812 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 93 An Act supplementary to an act entitled "An act for the admission of the state of Louisiana into the Union, and to extend the laws of the United States to the said state." May 22, 1812 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 94 Private Law
Chapter 95 An Act providing for the government of the territory of Missouri.(a) June 4, 1812 PDF, 431KB
Chapter 96 Private Law
Chapter 97 An Act to extend the time for exporting, with privilege of drawback, goods, wares and merchandise entitled thereto by law. June 10, 1812 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 98 An Act supplemental to an act entitled "An act for dividing the Indiana territory into two separate governments." June 10, 1812 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 99 An Act making further provision for settling the claims to land in the territory of Missouri.(a) June 13, 1812 PDF, 476KB
Chapter 100 An Act authorizing the remission of forfeited recognizances within the District of Columbia. June 17, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 101 An Act authorizing the cutting and making a Canal from the river Potomac around the west end of the dam or causeway from Mason's Island, and for other purposes. June 17, 1812 PDF, 345KB
Chapter 102 An Act declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of America and their territories. June 18, 1812 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 103 Private Law
Chapter 104 Private Law
Chapter 105 Private Law
Chapter 106 An Act to amend the laws within the District of Columbia.(a) June 24, 1812 PDF, 456KB
Chapter 107 An Act concerning Letters of Marque, Prizes, and Prize Goods. June 26, 1812 PDF, 544KB
Chapter 108 An Act for the more perfect organization of the Army of the United States. June 26, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 109 An Act to ascertain the western boundary of the tract reserved for satisfying the military bounties allowed to the officers and soldiers of the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment. June 26, 1812 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 110 An Act confirming claims to lands in the Mississippi territory, founded on warrants of survey granted by the British or Spanish government. (a)  June 30, 1812 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 111 An Act to authorize the issuing of Treasury Notes.(a) June 30, 1812 PDF, 345KB
Chapter 112 An Act for imposing additional duties upon all goods, wares, and merchandise imported from any foreign port or place, and for other purposes. July 1, 1812 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 113 An Act supplementary to an act entitled "An act more effectually to provide for the organization of the Militia of the District of Columbia." July 1, 1812 PDF, 251KB
Chapter 114 Private Law
Chapter 115 An Act to facilitate the transfer of the stock created under an act passed on the tenth of November, one thousand eight hundred and three. July 1, 1812 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 116 Private Law
Chapter 117 An Act conferring certain powers on the Levy Court for the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia. July 1, 1812 PDF, 356KB
Chapter 118 An Act giving validity to the sale of certain tracts of Public Lands sold in the western District of the territory of Orleans, now state of Louisiana. July 1, 1812 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 119 An Act supplementary to "An act authorizing the President of the United States to raise certain companies of Rangers for the protection of the frontier of the United States." July 1, 1812 PDF, 160KB
Chapter 120 An Act authorizing the President of the United States to lease for a term of years, any part of the reservations of public ground in the City of Washington. July 5, 1812 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 121 An Act making an appropriation for the purpose of discharging all the outstanding claims for the construction and repair of the Capitol and the President's House; for the compensation of the late Surveyor of the Public Buildings, and for furniture for the different apartments of the Capitol, and for other purposes. July 5, 1812 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 122 Private Law
Chapter 123 An Act confirming grants to lands in the Mississippi territory derived from the British government of West Florida, not subsequently re-granted by the government of Spain or of the United States. July 5, 1812 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 124 An Act to admit the entry of vessels of the United States on certain conditions. July 5, 1812 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 125 An Act making a further appropriation for the defense of the Maritime frontier and for the support of the Navy of the United States. July 5, 1812 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 126 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to suspend the payment of certain bills drawn by John Armstrong, late minister of the United States at the Court of France, upon the Treasury of the United States. July 6, 1812 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 127 An Act to compensate for his services the President pro tem. pore of the Senate, acting as such when the office of Vice President of the United States shall be vacant. July 6, 1812 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 128 An Act for the safe keeping and accommodation of prisoners of war. July 6, 1812 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 129 An Act to prohibit American vessels from proceeding to or trading with the enemies If the United States, and for other purposes.(a) July 6, 1812 PDF, 366KB
Chapter 130 An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An act respecting alien enemies." July 6, 1812 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 131 An Act making additional appropriations for the Military Establishment and for the Indian Department for the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve. July 6, 1812 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 132 An Act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. July 6, 1812 PDF, 160KB
Chapter 133 An Act respecting the pay of the Army of the United States. July 6, 1812 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 134 An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An [act] giving fur-there time to purchasers of public lands northwest of the river Ohio, to complete Act of April their payments." July 6, 1812 PDF, 168KB
Chapter 135 An Act authorizing a subscription for the old six per cent and deferred stocks, and providing for an exchange of the same. July 6, 1812 PDF, 168KB
Chapter 136 An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An act authorizing a Loan for a sum not exceeding eleven millions of dollars." July 6, 1812 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 137 An Act making further provision for the Army of the United States, and for other purposes. July 6, 1812 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 138 An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An Act authorizing the President of the United States to accept and organize certain volunteer military corps." July 6, 1812 PDF, 164KB

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Session 2 (1812-1813)

Chapter 1 An Act to authorize the transportation of certain documents free of postage. November 12, 1812 PDF, 66KB
Chapter 2 An Act further to prolong the continuance of the Mint at Philadelphia. December 2, 1812 PDF, 66KB
Chapter 3 An Act making an appropriation to defray expenses incurred, or to be incurred, under an act entitled "An act to authorize a detachment from the militia of the United States;" and the act, entitled "An act for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions, and to repeal the act now in force for those purposes, passed the twenty-eighth day of February, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five." December 12, 1812 PDF, 146KB
Chapter 4 An Act increasing the pay of the noncommissioned officers, musicians, privates, and others of the Army, and for other purposes. December 12, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 5 An Act concerning the District and Territorial Judges of the United States. December 18, 1812 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 6 An Act to increase the Navy of the United Sates. January 2, 1813 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 7 An Act directing the Secretary of the Treasury to remit fines, forfeitures and penalties in certain cases. January 2, 1813 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 8 An Act approving the Report of the Commissioners appointed by the Secretary at War, to ascertain and settle the exterior line of the public land at West Point, in the state of New York. January 5, 1813 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 9 An Act authorizing the President of the United States to establish post routes, in certain cases. January 14, 1813 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 10 An Act providing Navy Pensions in certain cases. January 20, 1813 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 11 An Act making certain partial appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. January 20, 1813 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 12 An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An act for the more perfect organization of the Army of the United States." January 20, 1813 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 13 An act in addition to the act concerning letters of marque, prizes, and prize goods.(a) January 27, 1813 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 14 An Act authorizing the admission, under certain circumstances, of vessels owned by citizens of the United States of America, with their cargoes, from British ports beyond the Cape Of Good Hope. January 27, 1813 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 15 Private Law
Chapter 16 An Act in addition to the act entitled "An act to raise an additional military force," and for other purposes. January 29, 1813 PDF, 262KB
Chapter 17 Private Law
Chapter 18 An Act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions," and to repeal the act now in force for those purposes; and to increase the pay of volunteer and militia corps. February 2, 1813 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 19 Private Law
Chapter 20 An Act giving the right of pre-emption in the purchase of lands to certain settlers in the Illinois territory. February 5, 1813 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 21 An Act authorizing a Loan for a sum not exceeding sixteen millions of dollars. February 8, 1813 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 22 An Act regulating pensions to persons on board private armed ships. February 13, 1813 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 23 An Act confirming, certain claims to lands in the district of Vincennes. February 13, 1813 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 24 An Act making provision for an additional number of general officers. February 24, 1813 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 25 Private Law
Chapter 26 Private Law
Chapter 27 An Act authorizing the issuing of Treasury notes for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. (a) February 25, 1813 PDF, 336KB
Chapter 28 Private Law
Chapter 29 Private Law
Chapter 30 An Act to impose a duty on the importation of Iron wire. February 25, 1813 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 31 An Act to raise ten additional companies of Rangers. February 25, 1813 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 32 An Act to alter the time for the next meeting of Congress. February 27, 1813 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 33 An Act directing the Secretary of the Treasury to remit certain fines, penalties, and forfeitures, therein mentioned. February 27, 1813 PDF, 168KB
Chapter 34 An Act in addition to an act regulating the Post-office establishment. February 27, 1813 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 35 An Act authorizing the appointment of additional officers in the respective territories of the United States. February 27, 1813 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 36 An Act to establish certain post roads in the State of Louisiana. February 27, 1813 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 37 An Act to encourage Vaccination. February 27, 1813 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 38 An Act giving further time for registering claims to lands in the eastern and western districts of the territory of Orleans, now state of Louisiana.(a) February 27, 1813 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 39 An Act to authorize and empower the president and managers of the Washington Turnpike Company of the State of Maryland, when organized, to extend and make their turnpike road to or from Georgetown in the District of Columbia, through the said district to the line thereof. February 27, 1813 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 40 An Act to continue in force, for a limited time, the first section of the act entitled "An act further to protect the commerce and seamen of the United States against the Barbary powers." February 27, 1813 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 41 Private Law
Chapter 42 An Act for the regulation of seamen on board the public and private vessels of the United States. March 3, 1813 PDF, 264KB
Chapter 43 An Act giving further time to purchasers of public lands to complete their payments. March 3, 1813 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 44 An Act allowing further time for delivering the evidence in support of claims to land in the territory of Missouri, and for regulating the donation grants therein. March 3, 1813 PDF, 389KB
Chapter 45 An Act to alter the times of holding the District Court in the respective districts of New York and Massachusetts. March 3, 1813 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 46 Private Law
Chapter 47 An Act to encourage the destruction of the armed vessels of war of the enemy. March 3, 1813 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 48 An Act the better to provide for the supplies of the Army of the United States, and for the accountability of persons entrusted with the same. March 3, 1813 PDF, 260KB
Chapter 49 Private Law
Chapter 50 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to provide new certificates of registry. March 3, 1813 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 51 An Act rewarding the officers and crew of the frigate Constitution, and the officers and crew of the Wasp. March 3, 1813 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 52 An Act for the better organization of the general staff of the Army of the United States. March 3, 1813 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 53 An Act to revive and continue in force "An act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the State of Georgia, passed the twelfth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and four, establishing the fees of the Act of March harbor master and health officer of the ports of Savannah and St. Marys." March 3, 1813 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 54 An Act supplementary to the act for increasing the Navy. March 3, 1813 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 55 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. March 3, 1813 PDF, 159KB
Chapter 56 An Act making an appropriation for alterations and repairs in the Capitol. March 3, 1813 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 57 An Act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment and of the volunteer militia in the actual service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. March 3, 1813 PDF, 148KB
Chapter 58 An Act making appropriation for the support of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen. March 3, 1813 PDF, 512KB
Chapter 59 Private Law
Chapter 60 An Act altering the time for holding the District Court in the District of Maine. March 3, 1813 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 61 An Act vesting in the President of the United States the power of retaliation. March 3, 1813 PDF, 155KB

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