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Session 1 (1819-1820)

Chapter 1 An Act authorizing the transmission of certain documents free of postage. Dec. 24, 1819 PDF, 55KB
Chapter 2 An Act making a partial appropriation for the military service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. Jan. 14, 1820 PDF, 55KB
Chapter 3 An Act in addition to the "Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen." Jan. 14, 1820 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 4 Private Law
Chapter 5 An Act supplementary to the act, entitled "An act to regulate and fix the compensation of the clerks in the different offices," passed the twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Jan. 14, 1820 PDF, 86KB
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Chapter 7 Private Law
Chapter 8 Private Law
Chapter 9 An Act to alter the terms of the court of the western district of Virginia. Feb. 10, 1820 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 10 An Act making appropriations to supply the deficiency in the appropriations heretofore made for the completion of the repairs of the north and south wings of the Capitol, for finishing the President's house, and the erection of two new executive offices. Feb. 10, 1820 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 11 An Act to provide for obtaining accurate statements of the foreign commerce of the United States. Feb. 10, 1820 PDF, 250KB
Chapter 12 Private Law
Chapter 13 Private Law
Chapter 14 An Act to remit the duties on a statue of George Washington. Feb. 24, 1820 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 15 Private Law
Chapter 16 Private Law
Chapter 17 An Act further to extend the charter of the city of Washington. Feb. 28, 1820 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 18 Private Law
Chapter 19 An Act for the admission of the state of Maine into the Union. Mar. 3, 1820 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 20 An Act to continue in force for a further time, the act entitled "An act for establishing trading-houses with the Indian tribes." Mar. 4, 1820 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 21 An Act altering the place of holding the circuit and district court in the district of Ohio. Mar. 4, 1820 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 22 An Act to authorize the people of the Missouri 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, and to prohibit slavery in certain territories. Mar. 6, 1820 PDF, 349KB
Chapter 23 An Act in addition to an act, entitled "An act regulating the post office establishment." Mar. 13, 1820 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 24 An Act to provide for taking the fourth census, or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, and for other purposes. Mar. 14, 1820 PDF, 473KB
Chapter 25 An Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. Mar. 17, 1820 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 26 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to appoint a receiver of the public moneys and register of the land office for the district of Lawrence county, in the Arkansas territory. Mar. 17, 1820 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 27 An Act establishing a circuit court within and for the district of Maine. Mar. 30, 1820 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 28 An Act further to suspend, for a limited time, the sale or forfeitere of lands, for failure in completing the payment thereon. Mar. 30, 1820 PDF, 87KB
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Chapter 31 Private Law
Chapter 32 Private Law
Chapter 33 Private Law
Chapter 34 Private Law
Chapter 35 Private Law
Chapter 36 Private Law
Chapter 37 Private Law
Chapter 38 Private Law
Chapter 39 An Act for apportioning the representatives in the seventeenth Congress, to be elected in the state of Massachusetts and Maine, and for other purposes. Apr. 07, 1820 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 40 An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. Apr. 11, 1820 PDF, 545KB
Chapter 41 An Act making further appropriations for continuing the work
upon the centre building of the Capitol, and other public buildings.
Apr. 11, 1820 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 42 Private Law
Chapter 43 Private Law
Chapter 44 Private Law
Chapter 45 An Act making appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty. Apr. 14, 1820 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 46 An Act to continue in force the act passed on the twentieth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, entitled "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," and for other purposes. Apr. 18, 1820 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 47 An Act to establish a district court in the state of Alabama. Apr. 21, 1820 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 48 An Act relative to the Arkansas territory. Apr. 21, 1820 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 49 Private Law
Chapter 50 An Act to authorize the Secretary of State to cause the laws of the Michigan territory to be printed and distributed, and for other purposes. Apr. 24, 1820 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 51 An Act making further provision for the sale of the public lands. Apr. 24, 1820 PDF, 204KB
Chapter 52 An Act in addition to the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments. May 01, 1820 PDF, 296KB
Chapter 53 An Act in addition to an act, entitled "An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war," passed the eighteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. May 01, 1820 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 54 An Act to increase the allowance of the judges of the Orphans' Court in the counties of Washington and Alexandria. May 01, 1820 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 55 Private Law
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Chapter 57 Private Law
Chapter 58 Private Law
Chapter 59 Private Law
Chapter 60 Private Law
Chapter 61 Private Law
Chapter 62 An Act concerning the banks of the district of Columbia. May 04, 1820 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 63 Private Law
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Chapter 65 Private Law
Chapter 66 Private Law
Chapter 67 Private Law
Chapter 68 Private Law
Chapter 69 Private Law
Chapter 70 Private Law
Chapter 71 Private Law
Chapter 72 Private Law
Chapter 73 Private Law
Chapter 74 Private Law
Chapter 75 An Act further to regulate the medical department of the army. May 08, 1820 PDF, 183KB
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Chapter 79 Private Law
Chapter 80 Private Law
Chapter 81 Private Law
Chapter 82 Private Law
Chapter 83 Private Law
Chapter 84 An Act to establish additional land offices in the states of Alabama and Illinois. May 11, 1820 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 85 An Act to revive the powers of the commissioners for ascertaining and deciding on claims to land in the district of Detroit, and for settling the claims to land at Green Bay and Prairie des Chiens, in the territory of Michigan. May 11, 1820 PDF, 117KB
Chapter 86 An Act for the relief of certain settlers in the state of Illinois who reside within the Vincennes land district. May 11, 1820 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 87 An Act supplementary to the several acts for the adjustment
of land claims in the state of Louisiana.
May 11, 1820 PDF, 284KB
Chapter 88 An Act extending the time allowed for the redemption of land sold for direct taxes, in certain cases. May 11, 1820 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 89 An Act authorizing the sale of thirteen sections of land, lying within the land district of Canton, in the state of Ohio. May 11, 1820 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 90 Private Law
Chapter 91 Private Law
Chapter 92 An Act to amend the act, entitled "An act to provide for the
publication of the laws of the United States, and for other purposes."
May 11, 1820 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 93 An Act to alter the times of the session of the circuit and district courts in the District of Columbia. May 11, 1820 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 94 An Act to annex certain lands within the territory of Michigan
to the district of Detroit.
May 11, 1820 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 95 Private Law
Chapter 96 Private Law
Chapter 97 An Act to establish a uniform mode of discipline and field
exercises for the militia of the United States.
May 12, 1820 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 98 Private Law
Chapter 99 An Act to alter and establish certain post-roads. May 13, 1820 PDF, 343KB
Chapter 100 Private Law
Chapter 101 An Act fixing the time for the next meeting of Congress. May 13, 1820 PDF, 70KB
Chapter 102 An Act to limit the term of office of certain officers therein named, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 103 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to borrow a sum not exceeding three millions of dollars. May 15, 1820 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 104 An Act to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington, and to repeal all acts heretofore passed for that purpose. May 15, 1820 PDF, 953KB
Chapter 105 Private Law
Chapter 106 Private Law
Chapter 107 An Act providing for the better organization of the Treasury Department. May 15, 1820 PDF, 522KB
Chapter 108 An Act authorizing the building of a certain number of small
vessels of war.
May 15, 1820 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 109 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," and for other purposes. May 15, 1820 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 110 An Act designating the ports within which only foreign armed vessels shall be permitted to enter. May 15, 1820 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 111 An Act for altering the times for holding the court of the United States for the western district of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 112 An Act to authorize the erection of a lighthouse on one of the Isles of Shoals, near Portsmouth, in New Hampshire, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820 PDF, 296KB
Chapter 113 An Act to continue in force " An act to protect the commerce of the United States, and punish the crime of piracy," and also to make further provisions for punishing the crime of piracy. May 15, 1820 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 114 Private Law
Chapter 115 Private Law
Chapter 116 Private Law
Chapter 117 An Act for the relief of persons holding confirmed unlocated claims for lands in the state of Illinois. May 15, 1820 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 118 An Act in addition to the act, entitled An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty," and for other purposes. May 15, 1820 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 119 An Act to provide for the building an addition to the custom house now erecting in the city of New Orleans, for the use of the district court of the United States for the state of Louisiana. May 15, 1820 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 120 Private Law
Chapter 121 An Act to authorize the governor of Illinois to obtain certain abstracts of lands from certain public offices. May 15, 1820 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 122 An Act supplementary to an act, entitled " An act concerning navigation." May 15, 1820 PDF, 284KB
Chapter 123 An Act to authorize the appointment of commissioners to lay out the road therein mentioned. May 15, 1820 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 124 Private Law
Chapter 125 An Act for the relief of the inhabitants of the village of Peoria, in the state of Illinois. May 15, 1820 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 126 An Act to impose a new tonnage duty on French ship and vessels. May 15, 1820 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 127 An Act to provide for the expense of surveying certain parts of the coast of North Carolina, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 128 Private Law
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Chapter 130 Private Law
Chapter 131 An Act to continue in force the act, entitled "An act to provide for reports of the decisions of the Supreme Court," approved the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. May 15, 1820 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 132 An Act to amend the act, entitled "An act to amend the act authorizing the employment of an additional naval force." May 15, 1820 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 133 An Act to provide for repairing the roof of the general post-office, and to procure an engine for the protection of said building. May 15, 1820 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 134 An Act to increase the number of clerks in the Department of War. May 15, 1820 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 135 An Act granting to the state of Ohio the right of pre-emption to certain quarter sections of land. May 15, 1820 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 136 An Act to amend "An act making reservation of certain public lands for naval purposes," passed first March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen. May 15, 1820 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 137 An Act making appropriations for carrying into effect the treaties concluded with the Chippewa and Kickapoo nations of Indians. May 15, 1820 PDF, 96KB

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Session 2 (1820-1821)

Chapter 1 An Act to alter the terms of the district court in Alabama. Nov. 27, 1820 PDF, 76KB
Chapter 2 An Act to provide for paying to the state of Illinois three per cent. of the net proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same. Dec. 12, 1820 PDF, 151KB
Chapter 3 An Act to amend the act, entitled "An act to alter the times of the session of the circuit and district courts in the District of Columbia." Dec. 29, 1820 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 4 Private Law
Chapter 5 Private Law
Chapter 6 An Act to alter the time of holding the district court in the district of Mississippi. Jan. 11, 1821 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 7 Private Law
Chapter 8 An Act making a partial appropriation for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. Jan. 17, 1821 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 9 Private Law
Chapter 10 Private Law
Chapter 11 An Act to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the general land office. Feb. 09, 1821 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 12 An Act for the relief of the purchasers of public lands prior to the first day of July, eighteen hundred and twenty. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 283KB
Chapter 13 An Act to reduce and fix the military peace establishment of the United States. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 14 An Act further to regulate the entry of merchandise imported into the United Statesfrom any adjacent territory. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 15 An Act extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants to officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 16 An Act to establish the district of Pearl river. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 17 An Act confirming the location of the seat of government of the state of Illinois, and for other purposes. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 18 An Act to extend the charters of certain banks in the District of Columbia. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 486KB
Chapter 19 Private Law
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Chapter 21 Private Law
Chapter 22 Private Law
Chapter 23 Private Law
Chapter 24 Private Law
Chapter 25 An Act authorizing the President of the United States to remove the land office in the district of Lawrence county, in the territory of Arkansas. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 26 Private Law
Chapter 27 Private Law
Chapter 28 Private Law
Chapter 29 Private Law
Chapter 30 Private Law
Chapter 31 An Act for the relief of the family of the late Oliver Hazard Perry, Esquire. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 32 An Act to alter the times of holding the district court in the northern district of New York. Mar. 02, 1821 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 33 An Act to alter and establish certain post-roads. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 441KB
Chapter 34 An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 487KB
Chapter 35 An Act making appropriations for the military service of the
United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one.
Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 36 An Act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 37 An Act making appropriations for the public buildings. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 38 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to borrow a sum not exceeding five millions of dollars. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 39 An Act for carrying into execution the treaty between the United Slates and Spain, concluded at Washington on the twenty-second day of February, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 345KB
Chapter 40 An Act establishing the salaries of the commissioners and agents appointed under the treaty of Ghent. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 41 An Act to authorize the collectors of customs to pay debentures issued on the exportation of loaf sugar and spirits distilled from molasses. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 42 An Act to extend the time for unloading vessels arriving from foreign ports, in certain cases. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 43 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States to sell and convey a certain tract of land in Northumberland county, in the state of Virginia. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 44 An Act to regulate the location of land warrants, and the issuing of patents, in certain cases. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 45 An Act to continue inforce, for a further time, the act, entitled "An Act for establishing trading-houses with the Indian tribes." Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 46 An Act to release French ships and vessels, entering the ports of the United States prior to the thirtieth of September, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, from the operation of the act, entitled "A n act to impose a new tonnage duty on French ships and vessels," and for other purposes. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 47 An Act to amend the act, entitled "An act for the gradual increase of the navy of the United States." Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 48 An Act to establish a port of entry in the district of Sandusky, in the state of Ohio, and for other purposes. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 49 An Act to amend the act, entitled "An act to provide for taking the fourth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, and for other purposes." Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 50 An Act to authorize the clerk of the district court of the United States for the district of Louisiana, to appoint a deputy to aid him in the discharge of the duties of his office. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 51 An Act to amend an act, entitled "An act for regulating process in the courts of the United States." Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 52 An Act to authorize the building of lighthouses therein mentioned, and for other purposes. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 53 An Act to continue in force an act, entitled " An act regulating the currency, within the United States, of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain," passed on the twenty-ninth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, so far as the same relates to the crowns and five franc pieces of France. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 54 An Act to revive and continue in force "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," approved the eighteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Mar. 03, 1821 PDF, 97KB

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