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Session 1 (1817-1818)

Chapter 1 An Act to abolish the internal duties. Dec. 23, 1817 PDF, 242KB
Chapter 2 Private Law
Chapter 3 Private Law
Chapter 4 An Act to further prolong the continuance of the Mint at Philadelphia. Jan. 14, 1818 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 5 An Act allowing compensation to the members of the Senate, members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and to the delegates of the territories, and repealing all other laws on that subject. Jan. 22, 1818 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 6 Private Law
Chapter 7 Private Law
Chapter 8 An Act making further provision for repairing the public buildings. Jan. 27, 1818 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 9 An Act to allow the benefit of drawback on merchandise transported by land conveyance from Bristol to Boston, and from Boston to Bristol, in like manner as if the same were transported coastwise. Feb. 6, 1818 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 10 An Act making appropriations for the payment of the arrearages which have been incurred for the support of the military establishment, previous to the first of January, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. Feb. 16, 1818 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 11 Private Law
Chapter 12 An Act making provision for the establishment of additional land offices in the territory of Missouri. Feb. 17, 1818 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 13 An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Feb. 19, 1818 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 14 An Act concerning the district of Brunswick, in the state of Georgia. Mar. 9, 1818 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 15 Private Law
Chapter 16 An Act supplementary to the act, entitled "An act further extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants, and for other purposes. Mar. 9, 1818 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 17 Private Law
Chapter 18 An Act providing for the sale of certain lands in the district of Marietta, and for the location of claims and sale of certain lands in the district of Vincennes. Mar. 18, 1818 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 19 An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the Revolutionary War. Mar. 18, 1818 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 20 Private Law
Chapter 21 An Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Mar. 18, 1818 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 22 An Act for altering the time for holding the district court for the district of Virginia. Mar. 19, 1818 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 23 An Act extending the time for obtaining military land warrants in certain cases. Mar. 27, 1818 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 24 An Act in addition to "An act making appropriation or repairing certain roads therein described." Mar. 27, 1818 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 25 Private Law
Chapter 26 An Act allowing additional salary and clerk hire to the surveyor for the Illinois and Missouri territories, and for other purposes. Apr. 3, 1818 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 27 Private Law
Chapter 28 Private Law
Chapter 29 An Act to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United states within the state of Mississippi. Apr. 3, 1818 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 30 An Act altering the time for holding a session of the district court in the district of Maine. Apr. 3, 1818 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 31 Private Law
Chapter 32 An Act respecting the courts of the United States within the state of New York. Apr. 3, 1818 PDF, 266KB
Chapter 33 An Act to provide for the erection of a courthouse, jail, and public offices, within the county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia. Apr. 3, 1818 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 34 An Act to establish the flag of the United States. Apr. 4, 1818 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 35 An Act supplementary to the act, entitled "An act to authorize the state of Tennessee to issue grants and perfect titles to certain lands therein described, and to settle the claims to the vacant and unappropriated land within the same," passed the eighteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and six. Apr. 4, 1818 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 36 An Act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the state of North Carolina for the relief of sick and disabled American Seamen. Apr. 4, 1818 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 37 An Act concerning the bounty or allowance to fishing vessels in certain cases. Apr. 4, 1818 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 38 Private Law
Chapter 39 Private Law
Chapter 40 An Act to regulate the fees of public notaries in the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia. Apr. 4, 1818 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 41 Private Law
Chapter 42 An Act limiting the time for claims being produced for lands authorized to be granted to the inhabitants of New Madrid. Apr. 9, 1818 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 43 An Act concerning the territory of Alabama. Apr. 9, 1818 PDF, 168KB
Chapter 44 Private Law
Chapter 45 An Act making appropriation for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Apr. 9, 1818 PDF, 475KB
Chapter 46 Private Law
Chapter 47 An Act to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the General Land Office; and for designating the western boundary line of the Virginia military tract. Apr. 11, 1818 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 48 Private Law
Chapter 49 An Act to provide for paying to the state of Indiana three per cent of the net proceeds arising from the sales of the United States, lands within the same. Apr. 11, 1818 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 50 Private Law
Chapter 51 An Act to change the name of the district of Erie, in the state of Ohio. Apr. 11, 1818 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 52 Private Law
Chapter 53 Private Law
Chapter 54 Private Law
Chapter 55 Private Law
Chapter 56 An Act to authorize the payment of certain certificates. Apr. 13, 1818 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 57 Private Law
Chapter 58 An Act to repeal part of the act, entitled "An act to provide for surveying the coasts of the United States." Apr. 14, 1818 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 59 Private Law
Chapter 60 An Act making further appropriations for the construction of the Cumberland road. Apr. 14, 1818 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 61 An Act regulating the staff of the army. Apr. 14, 1818 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 62 Private Law
Chapter 63 Private Law
Chapter 64 An Act regulating the pay and emoluments of brevet officers. Apr. 16, 1818 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 65 An Act in addition to "An act giving pensions to the orphans and widows of persons slain in the public or private armed vessels of the United States." Apr. 16, 1818 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 66 An Act directing the manner of appointing Indian Agents, and continuing the "Act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes." Apr. 16, 1818 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 67 An Act to enable the people of the Illinois territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union on an equal footing with the original states. Apr. 18, 1818 PDF, 346KB
Chapter 68 An Act to abolish the port of delivery established at the mouth of Slade's creek, in the state of North Carolina. Apr. 18, 1818 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 69 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. Apr. 18, 1818 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 70 An Act concerning navigation. Apr. 18, 1818 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 71 An Act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. Apr. 18, 1818 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 72 Private Law
Chapter 73 Private Law
Chapter 74 Private Law
Chapter 75 An Act to suspend for a limited time, the sale or forfeiture of lands for failure in completing the payment thereon. Apr. 18, 1818 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 76 An Act to establish a port of entry and delivery at Cape Vincent, at the fork of Lake Ontario, and the head of the river St. Lawrence. Apr. 18, 1818 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 77 Private Law
Chapter 78 Private Law
Chapter 79 An Act supplementary to an act, entitled "An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage," passed the second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 520KB
Chapter 80 An Act to provide for the publication of the laws of the United States, and for other purposes. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 81 Private Law
Chapter 82 An Act to provide for erecting additional buildings for the accommodation of the several Executive Departments. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 83 An Act supplementary to the several acts relative to direct taxes and internal duties. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 349KB
Chapter 84 An Act to defray the expenses of the militia when marching to places of rendezvous. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 85 Private Law
Chapter 86 An Act for the relief of volunteer mounted cavalry. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 87 An Act to regulate and fix the compensation of the clerks in the different offices. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 273KB
Chapter 88 An Act in addition to the "Act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States," and to repeal the acts therein mentioned. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 364KB
Chapter 89 Private Law
Chapter 90 An Act to continue in force an act entitled "An act relating to settlers on lands of the United States." Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 91 An Act in addition to "An act to prohibit the introduction (importation) of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United Slates, from and after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight," and to repeal certain parts of the same. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 341KB
Chapter 92 An Act to establish and alter certain post roads. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 314KB
Chapter 93 Private Law
Chapter 94 An Act to increase the salaries of the judges of the circuit court for the District of Columbia. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 75KB
Chapter 95 Private Law
Chapter 96 Private Law
Chapter 97 An Act making appropriations for the public buildings, and for furnishing the Capitol and President's house. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 98 An Act to increase the duties on certain manufactured articles imported into the United States. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 99 Private Law
Chapter 100 Private Law
Chapter 101 An Act to increase the pay of the militia while in actual service, and for other purposes. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 102 An Act respecting the organization of the army, and for other purposes. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 103 An Act to increase the duties on iron in bars and bolts, iron in pigs, castings, nails, and alum. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 167KB
Chapter 104 An Act fixing the compensation of Indian agents and factors. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 105 Private Law
Chapter 106 Private Law
Chapter 107 An Act to continue in force, from and after the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, until the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, the fourth paragraph of the first section of the act, entitled "An act to regulate the duties on imports and tonnage." Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 108 An Act to divide the state of Pennsylvania into two judicial districts. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 109 An Act supplementary to the several acts making appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 110 An Act concerning tonnage and discriminating duties, in certain cases. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 111 Private Law
Chapter 112 An Act authorizing a subscription for the Statistical Annals of Adam Seybert, and the purchase of Pitkin's Commercial Statistics. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 113 An Act making the port of Bath, in Massachusetts, a port of entry for ships or vessels arriving from the Cape of Good Hope, and from places beyond the same; and for establishing a collection district, whereof Belfast shall be the port of entry. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 114 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to repay or remit certain alien duties therein described. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 115 An Act authorizing the disposal of certain lots of public ground in the city of New Orleans and town of Mobile. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 116 Private Law
Chapter 117 Private Law
Chapter 118 Private Law
Chapter 119 Private Law
Chapter 120 Private Law
Chapter 121 Private Law
Chapter 122 Private Law
Chapter 123 An Act for changing the compensation of receivers and registers of the land offices. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 124 An Act for transferring the claims in the office of the commissioner to the third auditor of the Treasury Department. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 125 Private Law
Chapter 126 An Act respecting the surveying and sale of the public lands in the Alabama territory. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 165KB
Chapter 127 An Act to alter and amend an act, approved the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, entitled "An act to establish a separate territorial government for the eastern part of the Mississippi territory." Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 128 An Act to adjust the claims to lots in the town of Vicennes, and for the sale of the land appropriated as a common for the use of the inhabitants of the said town. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 129 An Act providing for the deposit of wines and distilled spirits in public warehouses, and for other purposes. Apr. 20, 1818 PDF, 164KB

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Session 2 (1818-1819)

Chapter 1 An Act to provide for the removal of the Library of Congress to the north wing of the Capitol. Dec. 03, 1818 PDF, 60KB
Chapter 2 An Act to increase the number of clerks in the Department of War. Dec. 05, 1818 PDF, 59KB
Chapter 3 An Act making a partial appropriation for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, and to make good a deficit in the appropriation for holding treaties with the Indians. Dec. 16, 1818 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 4 An Act concerning the western district court of Pennsylvania. Dec. 16, 1818 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 5 Private Law
Chapter 6 Private Law
Chapter 7 Private Law
Chapter 8 Private Law
Chapter 9 Private Law
Chapter 10 Private Law
Chapter 11 Private Law
Chapter 12 An Act to establish a judicial district in Virginia, west of the Allegheny Mountain. Feb. 04, 1819 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 13 An Act to authorize the payment, in certain cases, on account of treasury notes which have been lost or destroyed. Feb. 04, 1819 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 14 Private Law
Chapter 15 An Act authorizing the distribution of a sum of money among the representatives of Commodore Edward Preble, and the officers and crew of the brig Syren. Feb. 04, 1819 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 16 Private Law
Chapter 17 Private Law
Chapter 18 An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States for the year eighteen hundred and nineteen. Feb. 15, 1819 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 19 An Act to extend the jurisdiction of the circuit courts of the United States to cases arising under the law relating to patents. Feb. 15, 1819 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 20 Private Law
Chapter 21 An Act to authorize the President and Managers of the Rockville and Washington turnpike road company, of the state of Maryland, to extend and make their turnpike road to or from the boundary of the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, through the said district, to the line thereof. Feb. 15, 1819 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 22 An Act authorizing the election of a delegate from the Michigan territory to the Congress of the United States, and extending the right of suffrage to the citizens of said territory. Feb. 16, 1819 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 23 Private Law
Chapter 24 Private Law
Chapter 25 An Act making appropriations for the support Of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. Feb. 16, 1819 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 26 Private Law
Chapter 27 An Act to increase the salaries of certain officers of government. Feb. 20, 1819 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 28 An Act authorizing the President of the United Slates to purchase the lands reserved by the act of the third of March, eighteen hundred and seventeen, to certain chiefs, warriors, or other Indians, of the Creek nation. Feb. 20, 1819 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 29 Private Law
Chapter 30 Private Law
Chapter 31 An Act providing for a grant of land for the seat of government in the state of Mississippi, and for the support of a seminary of learning within the said state. Feb. 20, 1819 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 32 Private Law
Chapter 33 Private Law
Chapter 34 Private Law
Chapter 35 An Act supplemental to the act, entitled "An act further to amend the charter of the City of Washington." Feb. 20, 1819 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 36 An Act providing additional penalties for false entries for the benefit of drawback, or bounty on exportation. Feb. 20, 1819 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 37 Private Law
Chapter 38 Private Law
Chapter 39 Private Law
Chapter 40 Private Law
Chapter 41 An Act allowing further time to complete the issuing and locating of military land warrants. Feb. 24, 1819 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 42 Private Law
Chapter 43 An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An act to provide for the prompt settlement of public accounts." Feb. 24, 1819 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 44 Private Law
Chapter 45 An Act to regulate the pay of the army when employed on fatigue duty. Mar. 02, 1819 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 46 An Act regulating passenger ships and vessels. Mar. 02, 1819 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 47 An Act to enable the people of the Alabama territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union on an equal footing with the original states. Mar. 02, 1819 PDF, 358KB
Chapter 48 An Act supplementary to the acts concerning the coasting trade. Mar. 02, 1819 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 49 An Act establishing a separate territorial government in the southern part of the territory of Missouri. Mar. 02, 1819 PDF, 356KB
Chapter 50 Private Law
Chapter 51 Private Law
Chapter 52 An Act authorizing the Postmaster General to contract, as in other cases, for carrying the mail in steamboats, between New Orleans, in the state of Louisiana, and Louisville, in the state of Kentucky. Mar. 02, 1819 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 53 Private Law
Chapter 54 An Act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 540KB
Chapter 55 Private Law
Chapter 56 Private Law
Chapter 57 Private Law
Chapter 58 Private Law
Chapter 59 Private Law
Chapter 60 An Act extending the term of half-pay pensions to the widows and children of certain officers, seamen, and marines, who died in the public service. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 61 Private Law
Chapter 62 Private Law
Chapter 63 Private Law
Chapter 64 Private Law
Chapter 65 Private Law
Chapter 66 Private Law
Chapter 67 Private Law
Chapter 68 Private Law
Chapter 69 Private Law
Chapter 70 An Act to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the state of Illinois. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 168KB
Chapter 71 An Act supplementary to the act, entitled "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." Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 72 An Act to alter and establish certain post-roads. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 407KB
Chapter 73 An Act to enforce those provisions of the act, entitled "An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States," which relate to the right of voting for directors, and for other purposes. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 74 An Act further to suspend, for a limited time, the sale or forfeiture of lands for failure in completing the payment thereon. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 75 An Act in addition to "An act concerning tonnage and discriminating duties in certain cases." Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 76 Private Law
Chapter 77 An Act to protect the commerce of the United States, and punish the crime of piracy. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 499KB
Chapter 78 Private Law
Chapter 79 Private Law
Chapter 80 An Act to continue in force, for a further term, the act entitled "An act for establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes," and for other purposes. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 81 An Act regulating the payments to invalid pensioners. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 82 An Act to regulate the duties on certain wines. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 83 An Act respecting the location of certain sections of lands to be granted for the seat of government in the state of Indiana. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 84 An Act making appropriations for the public buildings, for the purchase of a lot of land, and furnishing a supply of water for the use of certain public buildings. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 85 An Act making provision for the civilization of the Indian tribes adjoining the frontier settlements. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 86 An Act explanatory of the act entitled "An act for the final adjustment of land titles in the state of Louisiana and territory of Missouri." Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 87 An Act making appropriations to carry into effect treaties concluded with several Indian tribes therein mentioned. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 256KB
Chapter 88 An Act authorizing the sale of certain military sites. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 111KB
Chapter 89 An Act in addition to, and alteration of an act, entitled "An act laying a duty on imported salt, granting a bounty on pickled fish exported, and allowances to certain vessels employed in the fisheries." Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 112KB
Chapter 90 An Act to authorize the Secretary of War to convey a lot or parcel of land, belonging to the United States, lying in Jefferson county, in the state of Virginia. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 91 An Act to authorize the Secretary at War to appoint an additional agent for paying pensioners of the United States, in the state of Tennessee. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 92 An Act to designate the boundaries of districts, and establish land offices for the disposal of the public lands not heretofore offered for sale in the states of Ohio and Indiana. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 275KB
Chapter 93 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to take possession of East and West Florida, and establish a temporary government therein. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 94 An Act concerning the allowance of pensions upon a relinquishment of bounty lands. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 95 An Act granting a donation of land to the state of Illinois, for the seat of government of said state. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 96 An Act authorizing the purchase of fire engines and for building houses for the safe keeping of the same. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 97 An Act to continue in force an act regulating the currency, within the United States, of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain, and the crowns of France, and five franc pieces. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 98 An Act providing for the correction of errors in making entries of land at the land offices. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 99 An Act concerning invalid pensions. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 253KB
Chapter 100 An Act for adjusting the claims to land, and establishing land offices, in the districts cast of the island of New Orleans. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 482KB
Chapter 101 An Act in addition to the Acts prohibiting the slave trade. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 278KB
Chapter 102 An Act to authorize the building, erecting, and placing of lighthouses, beacons, and buoys on places designated in Boston, Buzzards and Chesapeake Bays, Lakes Ontario and Erie, and for other purposes. Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 251KB
Chapter 103 Private Law
Chapter 104 Private Law
Chapter 105 Private Law
Chapter 106 Private Law
Chapter 107 An Act to repeal part of an act passed on the twenty-seventh day of February, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, entitled "An act in addition to 'An act regulating the Post-office establishment.'" Mar. 03, 1819 PDF, 83KB

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