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Session 1 (1850)

Chapter 1 An Act to extend the Privilege of franking Letters and Packages to Sarah Polk. Jan 10, 1850 PDF, 58KB
Chapter 2 Private Law    
Chapter 3 An Act further to extend the Time for locating Virginia Military Land Warrants, and returning Surveys thereon to the General Land Office.  Feb 20, 1850 PDF, 58KB
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 Private Law    
Chapter 6 An Act to carry into Effect the Convention between the United States and the Emperor of Brazil, of the twenty-seventh day of January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. Mar 29, 1850 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 7 Private Law    
Chapter 8 Private Law    
Chapter 9 Private Law    
Chapter 10 An Act to supply Deficiencies in the Appropriations for the Service of the fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. May 15, 1850 PDF, 502KB
Chapter 11 An Act providing for the taking of the seventh and subsequent Censuses of the United States, and to fix the Number of the Members of the House of Representatives, and provide for their future Apportionment among the several States. May 23, 1850 PDF, 662KB
Chapter 12 An Act supplementary to the Act entitled "An Act supplementary to the Act entitled 'An Act establishing a Mint, and regulating the Coins of the United States.'" May 23, 1850 PDF, 142KB
Chapter 13 Private Law    
Chapter 14 Private Law    
Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 An Act authorizing the Negotiation of Treaties with the Indian Tribes in the Territory of Oregon, for the Extinguishment of their Claims to Lands lying west of the Cascade Mountains, and for other Purposes. Jun 5, 1850 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 17 An Act to continue in Force an Act therein mentioned, relating to the Port of Baltimore. Jun 5, 1850 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 18 Private Law    
Chapter 19 An Act to make further Appropriations for public Buildings in the Territories of Minnesota and Oregon. Jun 11, 1850 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 20 An Act to increase the Rank and File of the Army, and to encourage Enlistments. Jun 17, 1850 PDF, 161KB
Chapter 21 Private Law    
Chapter 22 An Act to supply a Deficiency in the Appropriation for the Service of the fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty.  Jun 21, 1850 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 23 An Act for the Construction of certain Roads in the Territory of Minnesota, and for other Purposes. Jul 18, 1850 PDF, 159KB
Chapter 24 An Act authorizing the Legislative Assemblies of Minnesota and Oregon Territories to prolong their next Annual Session to a Period of ninety Days. Jul 18, 1850 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 25 An Act to grant the Franking Privilege to Mrs. Margaret S. Taylor. Jul 18, 1850 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 An Act to provide for recording the Conveyances of Vessels, and for other Purposes. Jul 29, 1850 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 28 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act for the better Organization of the District Court of the United States within the State of Louisiana,' approved the third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-nine. Jul 29, 1850 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 29 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports and Tonnage," approved March second, seventeen hundred and ninety-nine. Jul 29, 1850 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 30 An Act to provide for holding the Courts of the United States in Case of the Sickness or other Disability of the Judges of the District Courts. Jul 29, 1850 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 31 An Act to regulate the Terms of the Circuit and District Courts of the United States for the District of Ohio. Jul 29, 1850 PDF, 170KB
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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 making Appropriations for the Payment of Navy Pensions for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Aug 17, 1850 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 40 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Revolutionary and other Pensions of the United States for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Aug 17, 1850 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 41 Private Law    
Chapter 42 Private Law    
Chapter 43 An Act supplementary to the Act entitled "An Act providing for the taking of the seventh and subsequent Censuses of the United States, and to fix the Number of the seventh and subsequent Censuses of the United States, and to fix the Number of the Members of the House of Representatives, and to provide for their future Apportionment among the several States." Aug 30, 1850 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 44 An Act to amend the Act entitled "An Act to amend, in the Cases therein mentioned, the 'Act to regulate the Duties on Imports and Tonnage.'" Aug 30, 1850 PDF, KB
Chapter 45 Private Law    
Chapter 46 Private Law    
Chapter 47 An Act in Relation to Donations of Land to certain Persons in the State of Arkansas. Aug 30, 1850 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 An Act proposing to the State of Texas the Establishment of her Northern and Western Boundaries, the Relinquishment by the said State of all Territory claimed by her exterior to said Boundaries, and of all her Claims upon the United States, and to establish a territorial Government for New Mexico. Sep 9, 1850 PDF, 605KB
Chapter 50 An Act for the Admission of the State of California into the Union. Sep 9, 1850 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 51 An Act to establish a Territorial Government for Utah. Sep 9, 1850 PDF, 512KB
Chapter 52 An Act to Authorize Notaries Public to take certify Oaths, Affirmations, and acknowledgments in certain Cases. Sep 16, 1850 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 53 An Act to extend the Port of New Orleans. Sep 16, 1850 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 54 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Sep 16, 1850 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 55 An Act to provide for the Printing of the Annual Report upon Commerce and Navigation. Sep 16, 1850 PDF, 167KB
Chapter 56 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department, during the fiscal Year ending June Thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one. Sep 16, 1850 PDF, 161KB
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 Private Law    
Chapter 59 Private Law    
Chapter 60 An Act to amend, and supplementary to, the Act entitled " An Act respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons escaping from the Service of their Masters," approved February twelfth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. Sep 18, 1850 PDF, 344KB
Chapter 61 An Act granting the Right of Way, and making a Grant of Land to the States of Illinois, Mississippi, and Alabama; in Aid of the Construction; of a Railroad. Sep 20, 1850 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 62 An Act giving the Assent of the United States to an Act of the General Assembly of Maryland, passed at the December session, eighteen hundred and forty-four, chapter two hundred and eighty-seven. Sep 20, 1850 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 63 An Act to suppress the Slave Trade in the District of Columbia. Sep 20, 1850 PDF, 167KB
Chapter 64 An Act to Supply a Deficiency in the Appropriation for Pay and Mileage of Members of Congress for the  present. Sep 20, 1850 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 65 An Act to repeal so much of the Act approved eleventh of August, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, as extends the Provisions thereof to Macao. Sep 20, 1850 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 66 Private Law    
Chapter 67 Private Law    
Chapter 68 Private Law    
Chapter 69 An Act to Authorize the Secretary of the Treasure to permit Vessels from the British North American Provinces to lade and unlade at such Places in any Collection District of the united as he may designate. Sep 26, 1850 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 70 An Act to increase the Commissariat of the United States Army.  Sep 26, 1850 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 71 An Act providing for the Examination and Settlement of Claims for Land at the Sault Ste. Marie, in Michigan. Sep 26, 1850 PDF, 348KB
Chapter 72 An Act to reduce the minimum Price of the Mineral Lands in the Lake Superior District in Michigan, and in the Chippewa District in Wisconsin. Sep 26, 1850 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 73 An Act to provide for carrying into Execution, in further Part, the twelfth Article of the Treaty with Mexico concluded at Guadalupe Hidalgo. Sep 26, 1850 PDF, 76KB
Chapter 74 Private Law    
Chapter 75 An Act to establish certain Post-Roads in the United States. Sep 27, 1850 PDF, 1.54MB
Chapter 76 An Act to create the Office of Surveyor-General of the Public Lands in Oregon, and to provide for the Survey, and to make Donations to Settlers of the said Public Lands. Sep 27, 1850 PDF, 431KB
Chapter 77 An Act making Appropriations for Lighthouses, Light-Boats; Buoys, &c. and providing for the Erection and establishment of the, and for other Purposes. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 403KB
Chapter 78 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 423KB
Chapter 79 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 519KB
Chapter 80 An Act making Appropriations for certain Fortifications of the United States, for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 418KB
Chapter 81 An Act making Appropriations for certain Fortifications of the United States, for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 149KB
Chapter 82 An Act to authorize the Appointment of Indian Agents in California. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 83 An Act for the Payment of a Company of Indian Volunteers. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 84 An Act to enable the State of Arkansas and other States to reclaim the "Swamp Lands" within their limits. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 85 An Act granting Bounty Land to Certain Officers and Soldiers who have been engaged in the Military Service of the United States. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 86 An Act to provide for extending the Laws and the Judicial System of the United States to the State of California. Sep 28, 1850 PDF, 250KB
Chapter 87 Private Law    
Chapter 88 Private Law    
Chapter 89 Private Law    
Chapter 90 An Act making Appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic Expenses of Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, and for other Purposes. Sep 30, 1850 PDF, 1.70MB
Chapter 91 An Act making Appropriations for the current and contingent Expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling Treaty Stipulations with various Indian Tribes, for the Year ending June the thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Sep 30, 1850 PDF, 1.19KB

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Session 2 (1851)

Chapter 1 Private Law    
Chapter 2 An Act to grant the Right of Preemption to certain Purchasers and Settlers on the "Maison Rouge Grant," in the Event of the final Adjudication of the Title in Favor of the United States. Jan 27, 1851 PDF, 145KB
Chapter 3 Private Law    
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 Private Law    
Chapter 6 An Act to Authorize the Exchange of a Lot on the military Site of Fort Hamilton, for an equal Quantity of Ground adjoining said Site.  Feb 14, 1851 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 7 An Act to settle and adjust the Expenses of the People of Oregon in defending themselves from the Attacks and Hostilities of Cayuse Indians, in the Years eighteen hundred and forty-seven and eighteen hundred and forty-eight. Feb 14, 1851 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 8 An Act to create additional Collection Districts in the Territory of Oregon, and for other purposes. Feb 14, 1851 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 9 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish the Territorial Government of Oregon," and "An Act to establish the Territorial Government of Minnesota." Feb 14, 1851 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 10 An Act to authorize the Legislative Assemblies of the Territories of Oregon and Minnesota to take Charge of the School Lands in said Territories, and for other purposes. Feb 19, 1851 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 11 An Act to prescribe the Mode of obtaining Evidence in Cases of contested Elections; (b) Feb 19, 1851 PDF, 251KB
Chapter 12 An Act to supply Deficiencies in the Appropriations for the Service of the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one. Feb 27, 1851 PDF, 406KB
Chapter 13 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Revolutionary and other Pensions of the United States, for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two. Feb 27, 1851 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 14 An Act making Appropriations for the current and contingent Expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling Treaty Stipulations with various Indian Tribes, for the Year ending June the thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two. Feb 27, 1851 PDF, 1.05KB
Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 Private Law    
Chapter 18 Private Law    
Chapter 19 Private Law    
Chapter 20 An Act to reduce and modify the Rate of Postage in the United States, and for other Purposes. (b) Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 424KB
Chapter 21 An Act making Appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department, during the fiscal Year ending thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, and for Purposes. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 241KB
Chapter 22 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 161KB
Chapter 23 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Navy Pensions for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 24 An Act to divide the District of Arkansas into two Judicial Districts. (b) Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 155KB
Chapter 25 An Act to found a Military Asylum for the Relief and Support of invalid and disabled Soldiers of the Army of the United States. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 260KB
Chapter 26 An Act for the Settlement of certain Classes of "Private Land Claims" within the Limits of the "Baron De Bastrop Grant," and for allowing Preemptions to certain actual Settlers, in the Event of the final Adjudication of the Title of the said De Bastrop in Favor of the United States. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 27 Private Law    
Chapter 28 Private Law    
Chapter 29 Private Law    
Chapter 30 Private Law    
Chapter 31 Private Law    
Chapter 32 An Act making Appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic Expenses of Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 1.52MB
Chapter 33 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 317KB
Chapter 34 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 479KB
Chapter 35 An Act to authorize the Secretary of War to allow the Payment of Interest to the State of Georgia for Advances made for the Use of the United States, in the Suppression of the Hostilities of the Creek, Seminole, and Cherokee Indians, in the Years 1836, 1837 and 1388. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 36 An Act authorizing the Payment of Interest upon the Advances made by the State of Maine for the Use of the United States Government, in Protection of the North-eastern Frontier. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 146KB
Chapter 37 An Act making Appropriations for Lighthouses, Light-boats, Buoys, &c., and providing for the Erection and Establishment of the same, and for other Purposes.  Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 217KB
Chapter 38 An Act to amend the Acts regulating the Appraisement of imported Merchandise, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 39 An Act to amend the Act to change the Time of holding the Circuit and District Counts of the United States for the District of Ohio. (c)  Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 158KB
Chapter 40 An Act to change the Terms of the Circuit Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania. (a) Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 77KB
Chapter 41 An Act to ascertain and settle the private Land Claims in the State of California. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 317KB
Chapter 42 An Act to amend an Act entitled "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. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 43 An Act To limit the Liability of Ship-Owners, and for other Purposes. (b) Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 165KB
Chapter 44 An Act providing for an additional Term of the United States Circuit and District Courts at Chicago, in the District of Illinois. (a)  Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 157KB
Chapter 45 Private Law    
Chapter 46 Private Law    
Chapter 47 Private Law    
Chapter 48 An Act to establish certain Post-Roads in the United States, and the Territories thereof. Mar 3, 1851 PDF, 544KB

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