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Session 1 (1845 - 1846)

Chapter 1 An Act to extend the Laws of the United States over the State of Texas, and for other Purposes. Dec 29, 1845 PDF, 135KB
Chapter 2 An Act to establish a Collection District in the State of Texas, and for other Purposes. Dec 31, 1845 PDF, 76KB
Chapter 3 An Act to repeal the Act which abolished the Office of one of the Inspectors-General of the Army, and to revive and establish said Office. Jan 12, 1846 PDF, 76KB
Chapter 4 An Act to continue the Office of the Commissioner of Pensions. Jan 14, 1846 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 6 An Act establishing certain Post Routes. Feb 6, 1846 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 7 An Act relative to Collectors and other Officers of the Customs. Feb 11, 1846 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 8 An Act to enlarge the Powers of the several Orphans' Courts held in and for the District of Columbia. Feb 20, 1846 PDF, 165KB
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Chapter 10 An Act to repeal the Act requiring one of the Judges of the Circuit Court for the District of Columbia hereafter to reside in Alexandria. Mar 24, 1846 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 11 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to contract for the Purchase of American water-rotted Hemp for the Use of the Navy. Mar 30, 1846 PDF, 82KB
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Chapter 13 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Revolutionary and other Pensions of the United States for the Year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, and for other Purposes. May 7, 1846 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 14 An Act to supply Deficiencies in the Appropriations for certain Objects made for the Service of the fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-six. May 8, 1846 PDF, 329KB
Chapter 15 An Act to repeal a Part of the Act entitled "An Act supplementary to the several Laws for the Sale of the public Lands," approved April fifth, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, and for other Purposes. May 8, 1846 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 16 An Act providing for the Prosecution of the existing War between the United States and the Republic of Mexico. May 13, 1846 PDF, 165KB
Chapter 17 An Act to authorize an Increase of the Rank and File of the Army of the United States. May 13, 1846 PDF, 82KB
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Chapter 20 An Act making Appropriations for certain Fortifications of the United States, for the Year ending on the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven. May 15, 1846 PDF, 148KB
Chapter 21 An Act for the Organization of a Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontoniers. May 15, 1846 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 22 An Act to provide for raising a Regiment of mounted Riflemen, and for establishing military Stations on the Route to Oregon. May 19, 1846 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 23 An Act to establish the Value of certain foreign Coins and Moneys of Account, and to amend existing Laws. May 22, 1846 PDF, 82KB
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Chapter 25 An Act establishing certain Post Routes, and for other Purposes. May 29, 1846 PDF, 151KB
Chapter 26 An Act in Relation to the July Term of the Circuit and District Courts in the District of Ohio. May 29, 1846 PDF, 82KB
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Chapter 28 An Act making Alterations in the Pay Department of the Army. Jun 17, 1846 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 29 An Act supplemental to an Act entitled "An Act providing for the Prosecution of the existing War between the United States and the Republic of Mexico," and for other Purposes. Jun 18, 1846 PDF, 176KB
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Chapter 31 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. Jun 19, 1846 PDF, 86KB
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Chapter 33 An Act to provide for the Organization of the Volunteer Forces, brought into the Service of the United States, into Brigades and Divisions, and for the Appointment of the necessary Number of General Officers to command the same Jun 26, 1846 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 34 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 ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. Jun 27, 1846 PDF, 1.21MB
Chapter 35 An Act to retrocede the County of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, to the State of Virginia. Jul 9, 1846 PDF, 270KB
Chapter 36 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to sell the reserved mineral Lands in the States of Illinois and Arkansas, and Territories of Wisconsin and Iowa, supposed to contain Lead Ore. Jul 11, 1846 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 37 An Act to legalize certain Land Sales made at Chocchuma and Columbus, in the State of Mississippi, and to indemnify the Chickasaws thereafter. Jul 15, 1846 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 38 An Act to change the Time of holding the Federal Court in North Carolina. Jul 15, 1846 PDF, 83KB
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Chapter 56 An Act to establish the Collection District of Chicago. Jul 16, 1846 PDF, 83KB
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Chapter 60 An Act to exempt Canal Boats from the Payment of Fees and Hospital Money. Jul 20, 1846 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 61 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of Volunteers and other Troops authorized to be employed in the Prosecution of the War with Mexico, during the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. Jul 20, 1846 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 64 An Act to authorize an Issue of Treasury Notes and a Loan. Jul 22, 1846 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 65 An Act making Appropriations for certain Objects of Expenditure therein specified. Jul 23, 1846 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 66 An Act in Relation to the Payment of Claims. Jul 29, 1846 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 67 An Act further to extend the Time for locating Virginia military Land Warrants, and returning Surveys thereon to the General Land Office. Jul 29, 1846 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 68 An Act giving the Assent of Congress to a Change of the Compact entered into between the United States and the State of Arkansas, on her Admission into the Union. Jul 29, 1846 PDF, 78KB
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Chapter 74 An Act reducing the Duty on Imports, and for other Purposes. Jul 30, 1846 PDF, 652KB
Chapter 75 An Act to exempt Coffee imported from the Netherlands from Duty in certain Cases, and for other Purposes. Aug 3, 1846 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 76 An Act in Relation to the Time of holding the Circuit and District Courts of the United States for the District of Ohio. Aug 3, 1846 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 77 An Act to grant the Right of Preemption to actual Settlers on the Lands acquired by Treaty from the Miami Indians in Indiana. Aug 3, 1846 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 78 An Act providing for the Adjustment of all suspended Pre-emption Land Claims in the several States and Territories. Aug 3, 1846 PDF, 180KB
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Chapter 82 An Act to define the Boundaries of the State of Iowa, and to repeal so much of the Act of the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and forty-five as relates to the Boundaries of Iowa. Aug 4, 1846 PDF, 174KB
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Chapter 84 An Act to establish a Warehousing System, and to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to provide Revenue from Imports, and to change and modify existing Laws imposing Duties on Imports, and for other Purposes." Aug 6, 1846 PDF, 275KB
Chapter 85 An Act to repeal an Act entitled "An Act for the Relief of the Stockbridge Tribe of Indians in the Territory of Wisconsin," approved March third, eighteen hundred and forty-three, and for other Purposes. Aug 6, 1846 PDF, 189KB
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Chapter 89 An Act to enable the People of Wisconsin Territory to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the Admission of such State into the Union. Aug 6, 1846 PDF, 270KB
Chapter 90 An Act to provide for the better Organization of the Treasury, and for the Collection, Safe-Keeping, Transfer, and Disbursement of the public Revenue. Aug 6, 1846 PDF, 704KB
Chapter 91 An Act to provide for the Confirmation of certain Settlement Claims in the Greensburg Land District, Louisiana. Aug 6, 1846 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 92 An Act to surrender to the State of Tennessee all Title the United States have to Lands in Tennessee, south and west of the Line commonly called the Congressional Reservation Line, and to release to said State the Proceeds of such of said Lands as may have been sold by the State of Tennessee, as the Agent of the United States. Aug 7, 1846 PDF, 175KB
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Chapter 94 An Act making Appropriations for certain defensive Works of the United States for the fiscal Year ending the thirtieth Day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 95 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending on thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 234KB
Chapter 96 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending on the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 97 An Act supplementary to the Act passed on the twentieth Day of February, eighteen hundred and forty-six, entitled "An Act to enlarge the Powers of the several Orphans' Courts held in and for the District of Columbia." Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 98 An Act to regulate the Proceedings in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States, and for other Purposes. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 340KB
Chapter 99 An Act to attach to the Fort Wayne Land District certain Tracts of Land lying within the Limits of that District which are not now attached to any District. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 100 An Act to provide for the Distribution of the Edition of the Laws and Treaties of the United States published by Little & Brown, under the Provisions of the Resolution of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and forty-five, and for other Purposes. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 158KB
Chapter 101 An Act to provide for the more effectual Publication of the Laws of the United States. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 160KB
Chapter 102 An Act for the Allowance of Drawback on foreign Merchandise imported into certain Districts of the United States from the British North American Provinces, and exported to foreign Countries. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 103 An Act granting certain Lands to the Territory of Iowa, to aid in the Improvement of Navigation of the Des Moines River, in said Territory. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 161KB
Chapter 104 An Act to regulate Writs of Error and Appeals from the District Court of the United States for the Middle District of Alabama. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 105 An Act more effectually to provide for the Enforcement of certain Provisions in the Treaties of the United States. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 106 An Act to equalize the Compensation of the Surveyors-General of the public Lands of the United States, and for other Purposes. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 107 An Act making Copies of Papers certified by the Secretary of the Senate or Clerk of the House of Representatives legal Evidence. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 108 An Act to carry into Effect the Convention between the United States and the Republic of Peru, concluded at Lima, the seventeenth Day of March, eighteen hundred and forty-one. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 165KB
Chapter 109 An Act to establish an additional Land District in Iowa. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 110 An Act to amend the Act approved second April, eighteen hundred and forty-four, entitled "An [Act] directing the Disposition of certain unclaimed Goods, Wares, or Merchandise, seized for being illegally imported into the United States." Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 82KB
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Chapter 165 Private Law    
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Chapter 169 An Act to enable the Secretary of the Navy to purchase the Right of using Mix's patent Manger-Stopper. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 170 An Act to grant a certain Quantity of Land to aid in the Improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers, and to connect the same by a Canal, in the Territory of Wisconsin. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 91KB
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Chapter 174 An Act to refund to certain Persons an excess of Duty exacted on the Importation of foreign Merchandise. Aug 8, 1846 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 175 An Act making Appropriations for the civil and diplomatic Expenses of Government, for the Year ending the thirtieth Day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, and for other Purposes. Aug 10, 1846 PDF, 1004KB
Chapter 176 An Act making Appropriations for the naval Service for the Year ending on the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. Aug 10, 1846 PDF, 399KB
Chapter 177 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Navy Pensions for the Year ending thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven. Aug 10, 1846 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 178 An Act to establish the "Smithsonian Institution," for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among Men. Aug 10, 1846 PDF, 455KB
Chapter 179 An Act authorizing the Payment of certain Claims of the State of Alabama. Aug 10, 1846 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 180 An Act to provide for the Payment of the Evidences of public Debt in certain Cases. Aug 10, 1846 PDF, 85KB

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Session 2 (1846 - 1847)

Chapter 1 An Act for the Admission of the State of Iowa into the Union. Dec 28, 1846 PDF, 143KB
Chapter 2 An Act to encourage Enlistments in the regular Army. Jan 12, 1847 PDF, 142KB
Chapter 3 An Act declaring the Assent of Congress to certain States to impose a Tax upon all Lands hereafter soldĀ  by the United States therein, from and after the day of such Sale. Jan 26, 1847 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 An Act authorizing the Issue of Treasury Notes, a Loan, and for other Purposes. Jan 28, 1847 PDF, 416KB
Chapter 6 An Act to provide for the Establishment of additional Post Routes in the State of Texas. Feb 2, 1847 PDF, 139KB
Chapter 7 An Act to provide for the Payment of any Interest, falling due, on the Public Debt. Feb 9, 1847 PDF, 69KB
Chapter 8 An Act to raise for a limited Time an additional military Force, and for other Purposes. Feb 11, 1847 PDF, 311KB
Chapter 9 An Act to change the Time of holding one of the Terms of the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of North Carolina. Feb 15, 1847 PDF, 76KB
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Chapter 13 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of revolutionary and other Pensions of the United States for the Year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. Feb 20, 1847 PDF, 166KB
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Chapter 16 An Act to regulate the Carriage of Passengers in Merchant Vessels. Feb 22, 1847 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 17 An Act to regulate the Exercise of the appellate Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of the United States, in certain Cases, and for other Purposes. Feb 22, 1847 PDF, 350KB
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Chapter 20 An Act to establish a Court at Key West, in the State of Florida, and for other Purposes. Feb 23, 1847 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 21 An Act in Addition to an Act to establish a Court at Key West in the State of Florida. Feb 23, 1847 PDF, 81KB
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Chapter 31 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 ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. Mar 1, 1847 PDF, 1009KB
Chapter 32 An Act to establish a Land Office in the northern Part of Michigan, and to provide for the Sale of mineral Lands in the State of Michigan. Mar 1, 1847 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 33 An Act to amend the Act entitled "An Act to reduce the Rates of Passage, to limit the Use and correct the Abuse of the franking Privilege, and for the Prevention of Frauds on the Revenues of the Post-Office Department," passed third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-five. Mar 1, 1847 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 34 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the Carriage of Passengers in Merchant Vessels," and to determine the Time when said Act shall take Effect. Mar 2, 1847 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 35 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army and of Volunteers for the Year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty eight, and for other Purposes. Mar 2, 1847 PDF, 330KB
Chapter 36 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the Year ending on the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. Mar 2, 1847 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 37 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. Mar 2, 1847 PDF, 168KB
Chapter 38 An Act further to extend the Charter of the Union Bank of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. Mar 2, 1847 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 39 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the Payment of Horses or other Property lost and destroyed in the military Service of the United States," approved the eighteenth Day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. Mar 2, 1847 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 40 An Act for the Increase of the marine Corps of the United States. Mar 2, 1847 PDF, 167KB
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Chapter 47 An Act making Appropriations for the civil and diplomatic Expenses of Government, for the Year ending the thirtieth Day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 1.07MB
Chapter 48 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 408KB
Chapter 49 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Navy Pensions for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 50 An Act making further Appropriation to bring the existing War with Mexico to a speedy and honorable Conclusion. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 51 An Act to provide for the Punishment of Piracy in certain Cases. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 52 An Act authorizing the Erection of certain Lighthouses, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 282KB
Chapter 53 An Act for the Admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 156KB
Chapter 54 An Act to create an additional Land District in the Territory of Wisconsin, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 248KB
Chapter 55 An Act for the Reduction of the Costs and Expenses of Proceedings in Admiralty against Ships and Vessels. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 56 An Act to give the Consent of Congress to the Sale of certain Salt Spring Lands heretofore granted to the States of Michigan, Illinois, and Arkansas. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 165KB
Chapter 57 An Act to establish a Port of Entry at Saluria, in the State of Texas, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 167KB
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Chapter 59 An Act to amend an Act, entitled "An Act to raise for a limited Time an additional military Force." and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 60 An Act creating a Collection District in Maine, and constituting Bangor, in said District, a Port of Entry and Delivery. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 61 An Act making Provision for an additional Number of general Officers, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 255KB
Chapter 62 An Act providing for the Building and Equipment of four naval Steamships. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 63 An Act to establish certain Post Routes and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 979KB
Chapter 64 An Act to amend anĀ  Act entitled "An Act to amend 'An Act to carry into Effect in the States of Alabama and Mississippi the existing Compacts with those States with Regard to the five per cent. Fund and the School Reservations.'" Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 93KB
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Chapter 66 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the better Organization of the Department of Indian Affairs," and an Act entitled "An Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace on the Frontiers," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 67 An Act giving the Consent of Congress to an Act of the General Assembly of Virginia authorizing the Levy of Tolls on the James River. Mar 3, 1847 PDF, 100KB

 

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