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Session 1 (1840)

Chapter 1 An Act making appropriations, in part, for the support of Government for the year eighteen hundred and forty. Jan 8, 1840 PDF, 68KB
Chapter 2 An Act making appropriations for the payment of the Revolutionary and the other pensioners of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and forty. Feb 22, 1840 PDF, 154KB
Chapter 3 An Act to amend the act " to provide for taking the sixth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States," approved March third, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. Feb 26, 1840 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 4 An act to continue the office of commissioner of Pensions, and to transfer the pension business, heretofore transacted in the Navy Department, to that office. Mar 4, 1840 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 5 An act additional to the act on the subject of Treasury Notes. Mar 31, 1840 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 6 An Act to cancel the bonds given to secure duties upon vessels and their cargoes, employed in the Whale Fishery, and to make registers, lawful papers for such vessels.  Apr 4, 1840 PDF, 169KB
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Chapter 22 An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the Government for the year eighteen hundred and forty. May 8, 1840 PDF, 806KB
Chapter 23 An Act for altering the time of holding the District Court of the United States for the Western District of Pennsylvania, at Williamsport. May 8, 1840 PDF, 84KB
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Chapter 25 An Act to revive an act authorizing certain soldiers in the late war to surrender the bounty lands drawn by them and to locate others in lieu there-of, and for other purposes. May 27, 1840 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 26 An Act to extend for a longer period the several acts now in force for the relief of insolvent debtors of the United States. May 27, 1840 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 27 An Act authorizing Sippican and Mattapoisett, within the township of Rochester, in the State of Massachusetts, to be known hereafter as ports under those names. May 27, 1840 PDF, 87KB
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Chapter 32 An Act supplemental to the act entitled "An act to grant pre-emption rights to settlers on the public lands," approved June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. June 1, 1840 PDF, 95KB
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Chapter 34 An Act to carry into effect a convention between the United States and the Mexican Republic. June 12, 1840 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 35 An Act to authorize registers and receivers to administer oaths required to be taken by purchasers of public land. June 12, 1840 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 36 An Act for the discontinuance of the office of Surveyor General in the several districts, so soon as the surveys therein can be completed, for abolishing land offices under certain circumstances and for other purposes. June 12, 1840 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 37 An Act concerning prisoners of the United States committed to the gaol in the County of Providence and State of Rhode Island. June 12, 1840 PDF, 90KB
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Chapter 39 An Act making provision for the payment of pensions to the executors or administrators of deceased pensioners in certain cases. June 19, 1840 PDF, 91KB
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Chapter 41 An Act to provide for the collection, safe keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue. July 4, 1840 PDF, 719KB
Chapter 42 An Act to amend an act approved the eighteenth of January eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, entitled " An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to require the judge of the district of East and West Tennessee to hold a court at Jackson in said State,' approved June the eighteenth, eighteen hundred and
thirty-eight," and for other purposes.
July 4, 1840 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 43 An Act in addition to the acts respecting the judicial system of the United States. July 4, 1840 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 44 An Act to remove the land office from Chocchuma to Grenada, in the State of Mississippi. July 4, 1840 PDF, 93KB
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Chapter 47 An Act to amend the act, approved May thirteenth, eighteen hundred, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled ' An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States.'" July 20, 1840 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 48 An Act in addition to the several acts regulating the shipment and discharge of seamen, and the duties of consuls. July 20, 1840 PDF, 354KB
Chapter 49 An Act to annex a certain tract of land to the Coosa land district, and for other purposes. July 20, 1840 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 50 An Act to provide for the support of the Military Academy for the year eighteen hundred and forty. July 20, 1840 PDF, 160KB
Chapter 51 An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty. July 20, 1840 PDF, 419KB
Chapter 52 An Act to provide for the expenses of making an exploration and survey of that part of the Northeastern boundary line of the United States which separates the States of Maine and New Hampshire from the British Provinces. July 20, 1840 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 53 An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty. July 20, 1840 PDF, 237KB
Chapter 54 An Act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty. July 20, 1840 PDF, 334KB
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Chapter 98 An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty. July 21, 1840 PDF, 69KB

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Session 2 (1841)

Chapter 1 An Act making appropriations, in part, for the support of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. Dec 18, 1840 PDF, 70KB
Chapter 2 An Act supplementary to an act to abolish imprisonment for debt in certain cases. Jan 14, 1841 PDF, 70KB
Chapter 3 An Act further to amend the act entitled "An act to provide for taking the sixth' census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States," approved March third, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. Jan 14, 1841 PDF, 97KB
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Chapter 5 An Act to authorize the issuing of Treasury Notes. Feb 15, 1841 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 6 An Act making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and forty one,
and for other purposes.
Feb 18, 1841 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 7 An Act to amend an 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 lands within the same,"
passed the eighteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and six.
Feb 18, 1841 PDF, 174KB
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Chapter 11 An Act to make further provision for the expenses of an exploration and survey of that part of the northeastern boundary line of the United States which separates the States of Maine and New Hampshire from the British provinces. Feb 27, 1841 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 12 An Act to confirm to the State of Indiana  the land selected by her for that portion of the Wabash and Erie canal which lies between the mouth of the Tippecanoe river and Terre Haute, and for other purposes. Feb 27, 1841 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 13 An Act further to continue in force the act for the payment of
horses and other property lost in the military service of the United States.
Feb 27, 1841 PDF, 89KB
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Chapter 21 An Act making an appropriation to defray the expense of a delegation of the Seminole Indians west of the Mississippi to Florida, and for other purposes. Mar 2, 1841 PDF, 162KB
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Chapter 24 An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 25 An Act to provide for the support of the Military academy for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 26 An Act to confirm land patents. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 173KB
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Chapter 33 An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 247KB
Chapter 34 An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 35 An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the Government for the year eighteen hundred and forty-one. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 1.06MB
Chapter 36 An Act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 263KB
Chapter 37 An Act making an appropriation for the temporary support of certain destitute Kickapoo Indians, and to defray the expense of removing and subsisting the Swan Creek and Black River Indians of Michigan. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 38 An Act to amend the act entitled "An act to amend the act approved May thirteenth eighteen hundred, entitled ' An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States.'" Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 59KB
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Chapter 40 An Act to abolish the port of delivery and the office of Surveyor of the Customs at Currituck Inlet in North Carolina. Mar 3, 1841 PDF, 59KB

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