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Session 1 (1854)

Chapter 1 An Act concerning the District Courts of the United States in California.  Jan 18, 1854 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 2 An Act to continue in force the Act entitled "An Act to ascertain and settle the Private Land Claims in the State of California," and for other purposes.  Jan 18, 1854 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 3 Private Law    
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 Private Law    
Chapter 6 Private Law    
Chapter 7 An Act to provide a place for the holding of the Courts of the United States in the Southern District of New York, and for other purposes.  Feb 2, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 8 An Act granting the Franking Privilege to the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, and the Assistant in charge of the office of said Coast Survey.  Feb 2, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 9 An Act to constitute Quincy, in the State of Illinois, a Port of Delivery.  Feb 2, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 10 An Act giving further Time for Satisfying Claims for Bounty Lands and for other purposes. Feb 8, 1854 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 11 An Act to Regulate the Disbursement of the Contingent Fund of  the Senate and for other purposes.  Feb 10, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 12 An Act to Indemnify the State of Indiana for the Failure of Title to a Township of Land granted to said State on her admission into the Union in eighteen hundred and sixteen.  Feb 23, 1854 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 13 An Act to Extend the Limits of the Port of New Orleans.  Feb 23, 1854 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 14 An Act Supplemental to an Act entitled "An Act to ascertain and settle the Private Land Claims in the State of California," approved March third, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one.  Feb 23, 1854 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 An Act for the Extension of the Preëmption Privilege in the State of California.  Mar 1, 1854 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 18 Private Law    
Chapter 19 Private Law    
Chapter 20 Private Law    
Chapter 21 Private Law    
Chapter 22 Private Law    
Chapter 23 Private Law    
Chapter 24 An Act for the Relief of the United States Troops who were Sufferers by the recent Disaster to the Steamship San Francisco. Mar 27, 1854 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 25 An Act for the Relief of Settlers on Lands reserved for Railroad Purposes.  Mar 27, 1854 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 26 An Act to amend an Act, entitled "An Act to Divide the State of Arkansas into Two Judicial Districts," approved March the third, eighteen hundred and fifty-one.  Mar 27, 1854 PDF, 205KB
Chapter 27 Private Law    
Chapter 28 Private Law    
Chapter 29 Private Law    
Chapter 30 An Act to Extend the Warehousing System by establishing Private Bonded Warehouses, and for other purposes.  Mar 28, 1854 PDF, 410KB
Chapter 31 Private Law    
Chapter 32 An Act to authorize the Construction of Six first-class Steam-frigates, and for other purposes.  Apr 6, 1854 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 33 An Act for the Benefit of Citizens and Occupants of the Town of Council Bluffs, in Iowa.  Apr 6, 1854 PDF, 209KB
Chapter 34 Private Law    
Chapter 35 An Act to establish additional Land Districts in the Territory of Minnesota.  Apr 12, 1854 PDF, 208KB
Chapter 36 Private Law    
Chapter 37 Private Law    
Chapter 38 Private Law    
Chapter 39 Private Law    
Chapter 40 Private Law    
Chapter 41 Private Law    
Chapter 42 Private Law    
Chapter 43 Private Law    
Chapter 44 Private Law    
Chapter 45 Private Law    
Chapter 46 An Act establishing a Land-Office in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.  Apr 20, 1854 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 47 An Act to authorize the School Commissioners of fractional Township Number One, of range Number Ten East, in Alabama, to locate One half Section of Land for School Purposes.  Apr 20, 1854 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 Private Law    
Chapter 50 Private Law    
Chapter 51 Private Law    
Chapter 52 An Act to amend the third section of the "Act making Appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic Expenses of Government for the year ending the thirtieth of June eighteen hundred and fifty-four," and for other purposes. Apr 22, 1854 PDF, 126KB
Chapter 53 Private Law    
Chapter 54 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five.  May 10, 1854 PDF, 215KB
Chapter 55 Private Law    
Chapter 56 Private Law    
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 Private Law    
Chapter 59 An Act to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. May 30, 1854 PDF, 1.50MB
Chapter 60 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-four, and for other purposes. May 31, 1854 PDF, 939KB
Chapter 61 An Act regulating the Pay of Deputy-Postmasters.  Jun 22, 1854 PDF, 212KB
Chapter 62 An Act to authorize the Selection of School Districts in lieu of the Sixteenth Sections within the Twelve Miles Square Reservation, State of Alabama.  Jun 22, 1854 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 63 Private Law    
Chapter 64 Private Law    
Chapter 65 Private Law    
Chapter 66 Private Law    
Chapter 67 Private Law    
Chapter 68 An Act confirming certain Land Claims in Louisiana, in the Bastrop Grant.  Jun 29, 1854 PDF, 200KB
Chapter 69 An Act to Reimburse to the Common Council of New York City, Expenditures made for the First Regiment of New York Volunteers.  Jun 29, 1854 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 70 An Act to authorize the Issue of Registers to Vessels owned by the "Accessory Transit Company."  Jun 29, 1854 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 71 An Act to enable the President of the United States to fulfil the third article of the Treaty between the United States and the Mexican Republic, of the thirtieth of December, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, as amended by the Senate of the United States.  Jun 29, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 72 An Act to aid the Territory of Minnesota in the Construction of a Railroad therein.  Jun 29, 1854 PDF, 202KB
Chapter 73 Private Law    
Chapter 74 Private Law    
Chapter 75 Private Law    
Chapter 76 Private Law    
Chapter 77 Private Law    
Chapter 78 Private Law    
Chapter 79 An Act for the Construction of certain Military Roads and Wells in the Territory of New Mexico.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 80 An Act for the Payment of the Civil Officers employed in the Territory of New Mexico while under Military Government.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 81 An Act to provide for the Continuation of the Military Road from Myrtle Creek to Scottsburgh, in Oregon.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 82 An Act  to provide for the Construction of a Military Road in the Territory of Utah.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 83 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to cause to be surveyed the tract of land in the Territory of Minnesota, belonging to the half-breeds or mixed-bloods of the Dacotah or Sioux nation of Indians, and for other purposes.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 112KB
Chapter 84 An Act to amend the Act approved September twenty-seven, eighteen hundred and fifty, to create the office of Surveyor-General of the Public Lands in Oregon, etc., and also the Act amendatory thereof, approved February nineteen [fourteenth] eighteen hundred and fifty-three.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 206KB
Chapter 85 An act making further Appropriations for continuing the Construct of Roads in the Territory of Minnesota, in accordance with the Estimates made by the War Department.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 86 An Act to Refund to the Territory of Utah the Expenses incurred by said Territory in suppressing Indian Hostilities.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 87 An Act to authorize the Secretary of War to settle and adjust the Expenses of the Rogue River Indian War.  Jul 17, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 88 Private Law    
Chapter 89 Private Law    
Chapter 90 Private Law    
Chapter 91 Private Law    
Chapter 92 Private Law    
Chapter 93 Private Law    
Chapter 94 Private Law    
Chapter 95 Private Law    
Chapter 96 Private Law    
Chapter 97 Private Law    
Chapter 98 Private Law    
Chapter 99 An Act regulating the Time of holding the Sessions of the District and Circuit Courts of the United States in the Eastern District of Louisiana.  Jul 20, 1854 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 100 Private Law    
Chapter 101 Private Law    
Chapter 102 An Act making further Appropriations for the Improvement of the Cape Fear River, North Carolina.  Jul 22, 1854 PDF, 207KB
Chapter 103 An Act to establish the offices of Surveyor-General of New Mexico, Kansas, and Nebraska, to grant Donations to actual Settlers therein, and for other purposes.  Jul 22, 1854 PDF, 335KB
Chapter 104 Private Law    
Chapter 105 An Act creating a Collection District in New York, to be called the District of Dunkirk, and constituting Dunkirk a Port of Entry, and the Ports of Barcelona, Silver Creek, and Cattaraugus Creek, Ports of Delivery.  Jul 27, 1854 PDF, 202KB
Chapter 106 An Act making Appropriations to Defray the Expenses of the Cayuse War. Jul 27, 1854 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 107 An Act to Increase the Salaries of Executive and Judiciary Officers in Oregon, New Mexico, Washington, Utah, and Minnesota.  Jul 27, 1854 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 108 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Invalid and other Pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five.  Jul 27, 1854 PDF, 113KB
Chapter 109 An Act making Provision for the Postal Service in the State of California and in the Territories of Oregon and Washington.  Jul 27, 1854 PDF, 375KB
Chapter 110 An Act to ascertain and adjust the Titles to certain Lands in the State of Indiana.  Jul 27, 1854 PDF, 282KB
Chapter 111 Private Law    
Chapter 112 Private Law    
Chapter 113 Private Law    
Chapter 114 Private Law    
Chapter 115 Private Law    
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 Private Law    
Chapter 124 Private Law    
Chapter 125 Private Law    
Chapter 126 Private Law    
Chapter 127 Private Law    
Chapter 128 Private Law    
Chapter 129 Private Law    
Chapter 130 Private Law    
Chapter 131 Private Law    
Chapter 132 Private Law    
Chapter 133 Private Law    
Chapter 134 Private Law    
Chapter 135 Private Law    
Chapter 136 Private Law    
Chapter 137 Private Law    
Chapter 138 Private Law    
Chapter 139 Private Law    
Chapter 140 Private Law    
Chapter 141 Private Law    
Chapter 142 Private Law    
Chapter 143 Private Law    
Chapter 144 Private Law    
Chapter 145 Private Law    
Chapter 146 Private Law    
Chapter 147 Private Law    
Chapter 148 Private Law    
Chapter 149 Private Law    
Chapter 150 Private Law    
Chapter 151 Private Law    
Chapter 152 Private Law    
Chapter 153 Private Law    
Chapter 154 Private Law    
Chapter 155 Private Law    
Chapter 156 Private Law    
Chapter 157 Private Law    
Chapter 158 Private Law    
Chapter 159 An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An Act to authorize Notaries Public to take and certify Oaths, Affirmations and Acknowledgments in certain cases." Juy 29, 1854 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 160 Private Law    
Chapter 161 Private Law    
Chapter 162 Private Law    
Chapter 163 Private Law    
Chapter 164 Private Law    
Chapter 165 Private Law    
Chapter 166 Private Law    
Chapter 167 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 thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and for other purposes.  Jul 31, 1854 PDF, 1.64MB
Chapter 168 Private Law    
Chapter 169 Private Law    
Chapter 170 Private Law    
Chapter 171 Private Law    
Chapter 172 Private Law    
Chapter 173 Private Law    
Chapter 174 Private Law    
Chapter 175 Private Law    
Chapter 176 Private Law    
Chapter 177 Private Law    
Chapter 178 Private Law    
Chapter 179 Private Law    
Chapter 180 Private Law    
Chapter 181 Private Law    
Chapter 182 Private Law    
Chapter 183 Private Law    
Chapter 184 Private Law    
Chapter 185 Private Law    
Chapter 186 Private Law    
Chapter 187 Private Law    
Chapter 188 An Act to provide for the accommodation of the Courts of the United States in the District of Massachusetts, and in the Cities of New York and Philadelphia.  Aug 2, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 189 An Act to establish a Port of Delivery at Lake Port on Lake Pontchartrain and for other purposes.  Aug 2, 1854 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 190 Private Law    
Chapter 191 An Act constituting Madison, in the State of Indiana, a Port of Delivery.  Aug 2, 1854 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 192 An Act to constitute Tuscumbia, in the State of Alabama, a Port of Delivery, and for other purposes.  Aug 2, 1854 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 193 An Act creating a Collection District in Texas and New Mexico.  Aug 2, 1854 PDF, KB
Chapter 194 An Act making Appropriations for Light-Houses, Light-Boats, Buoys, etc., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 787KB
Chapter 195 An Act to authorize the State of Illinois to select the residue of the Lands to which she is entitled under the act of second of March, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, granting Land to aid that State in opening a Canal to connect the waters of the Illinois River with those of Lake Michigan.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 196 An Act to amend the provisions of the fity-sixth section of the act entitled "An Act to Regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports and Tonnage," approved the second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 197 Private Law    
Chapter 198 An Act to constitute Cairo, in the State of Illinois, a Port of Delivery.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 199 An Act constituting San Pedro, in the State of California, a Port of Entry and Delivery.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 200 An Act to authorize the State of Wisconsin to select the residue of the Lands to which she is entitled under the act of eighth of August, eighteen hundred and forty-six, for the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 201 An Act to vest in the several States and Territories the title in fee of the Lands which have been or may be certified to them.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 202 An Act to constitute Palatka and Bayport, in the State of Florida, Ports of Delivery, respectively, and Keokuk and Dubuque, in the State of Iowa.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 203 Private Law    
Chapter 204 An Act to revive the Act approved March third, eighteen hundred and twenty-three, and the Act approved May twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, supplemental thereto, in reference to the Rio Hondo claims to Land in Louisiana.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 205 Private Law    
Chapter 206 Private Law    
Chapter 207 Private Law    
Chapter 208 Private Law    
Chapter 209 Private Law    
Chapter 210 Private Law    
Chapter 211 Private Law    
Chapter 212 Private Law    
Chapter 213 Private Law    
Chapter 214 Private Law    
Chapter 215 Private Law    
Chapter 216 Private Law    
Chapter 217 Private Law    
Chapter 218 Private Law    
Chapter 219 Private Law    
Chapter 220 Private Law    
Chapter 221 Private Law    
Chapter 222 Private Law    
Chapter 223 Private Law    
Chapter 224 Private Law    
Chapter 225 Private Law    
Chapter 226 Private Law    
Chapter 227 An Act making Appropriations for Fortifications and other works of defence, and for repairs of barracks and quarters, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 152KB
Chapter 228 Private Law    
Chapter 229 Private Law    
Chapter 230 An Act to establish certain Post-Roads.  Aug 3, 1854 PDF, 13.94MB
Chapter 231 Private Law    
Chapter 232 Private Law    
Chapter 233 Private Law    
Chapter 234 Private Law    
Chapter 235 Private Law    
Chapter 236 Private Law    
Chapter 237 Private Law    
Chapter 238 Private Law    
Chapter 239 Private Law    
Chapter 240 Private Law    
Chapter 241 Private Law    
Chapter 242 An Act making Appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic Expenses of Government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and for other purposes.  Aug 4, 1854 PDF, 2.38MB
Chapter 243 Private Law    
Chapter 244 An Act to Graduate and Reduce the Price of Public Lands to actual Settlers and Cultivators. Aug 4, 1854 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 245 An Act declaring the Southern Boundary of New Mexico.  Aug 4, 1854 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 246 An Act for the Relief of Thomas Bronaugh, and for the repeal of the "Act to aid the Territory of Minnesota in the construction of a Railroad therein," approved the twenty-ninth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four.  Aug 4, 1854 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 247 An Act to increase the Pay of the Rank and File of [the] Army, and to encourage Enlistments.  Aug 4, 1854 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 248 An Act to Repeal the first proviso of the fourth section of the act entitled "An Act granting Bounty Land to certain Officers and Soldiers who have been engaged in the Military Service of the United States," approved September twenty-eighth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty.  Aug 4, 1854 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 249 An Act to extend the Right of Pre-emption over Unsurveyed Lands in Minnesota, and for other purposes.  Aug 4, 1854 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 250 Private Law    
Chapter 251 Private Law    
Chapter 252 Private Law    
Chapter 253 Private Law    
Chapter 254 Private Law    
Chapter 255 Private Law    
Chapter 256 Private Law    
Chapter 257 Private Law    
Chapter 258 Private Law    
Chapter 259 Private Law    
Chapter 260 Private Law    
Chapter 261 Private Law    
Chapter 262 Private Law    
Chapter 263 Private Law    
Chapter 264 Private Law    
Chapter 265 Private Law    
Chapter 266 Private Law    
Chapter 267 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. Aug 5, 1854 PDF, 710KB
Chapter 268 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-five. Aug 5, 1854 PDF, 458KB
Chapter 269 An Act to carry into effect a Treaty between the United States and Great Britain, signed on the fifth day of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four.  Aug 5, 1854 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 270 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department during the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five.  Aug 5, 1854 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 271 An Act to establish certain Additional Post Roads.  Aug 5, 1854 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 272 Private Law    
Chapter 273 An Act to Repeal the first proviso of the fourth section of the act entitled "An Act granting Bounty Land to certain Officers and Soldiers who have been engaged in the Military Service of the United States," approved September twenty-eighth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. Aug 5, 1854 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 274 An Act authorizing the Payment of Balance of the Property Accounts between the United States and the State of New York, for Military Stores, in the war of eighteen hundred and twelve.  Aug 5, 1854 PDF, 49KB
Chapter 275 Private Law    
Chapter 276 An Act to establish a Land District in the State of Florida, to be called the District of Tampa.  Aug 5, 1854 PDF, 49KB

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Session 2 (1854 - 1855)

Chapter 1 An Act for the better Preservation of Life and Property from Vessels shipwrecked on the Coasts of the United States. Dec 14, 1854 PDF, 72KB
Chapter 2 Private Law    
Chapter 3 Private Law    
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 An Act to relinquish to the State of Wisconsin the Lands reserved for Salt Springs therein.  Dec 15, 1854 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 6 An Act allowing the further time of two years to those holding Lands by Entries in the Virginia Military District in Ohio, which were made prior to first January, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, to have the same surveyed and patented.  Dec 19, 1854 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 7 An Act to provide for the extinguishment of the title of the Chippewa Indians to the Lands owned and claimed by them in the Territory of Minnesota, and State of Wisconsin, and for their Domestication and Civilization.  Dec 19, 1854 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 8 Private Law    
Chapter 9 Private Law    
Chapter 10 An Act to authorize the issue of Patents to Lands in any State or Territory, in certain Cases.  Dec 22, 1854 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 11 Private Law    
Chapter 12 Private Law    
Chapter 13 Private Law    
Chapter 14 Private Law    
Chapter 15 An Act to suppress the Circulation of Small Notes, as a Currency, in the District of Columbia. Dec 27, 1854 PDF, 284KB
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 Private Law    
Chapter 18 An Act vesting the Title of the United States to certain Land in the City of Cincinnati. Dec 29, 1854 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 19 An Act to Provide for the Contingent Expenses of the Territory of Nebraska.   Dec 30, 1854 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 20 An Act giving the Consent of Congress to the Cession by the State of Massachusetts to the State of New York, of the District of Boston Corner.  Jan 3, 1855 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 21 An Act for the Liquidation of the Penitentiary Indebtedness.  Jan 3, 1855 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 22 Private Law    
Chapter 23 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish an Auxiliary Watch for the Protection of Public and Private Property in the City of Washington," approved August twenty-three, eighteen hundred and forty-two.  Jan 3, 1855 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 24 Private Law    
Chapter 25 An Act to continue in force, for a limited time, the Provisions of the Act of Congress of third March, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, and the Second Section of its Supplement of eighteenth January, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, so as to enable the Board of Land Commissioners in California to close their Adjudications of Private Land Titles in that State, and for other Purposes.  Jan 10, 1855 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 Private Law    
Chapter 28 Private Law    
Chapter 29 Private Law    
Chapter 30 Private Law    
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 Private Law    
Chapter 40 Private Law    
Chapter 41 Private Law    
Chapter 42 Private Law    
Chapter 43 Private Law    
Chapter 44 Private Law    
Chapter 45 Private Law    
Chapter 46 Private Law    
Chapter 47 Private Law    
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 Private Law    
Chapter 50 Private Law    
Chapter 51 Private Law    
Chapter 52 Private Law    
Chapter 53 Private Law    
Chapter 54 Private Law    
Chapter 55 An Act making Appropriations for the construction of certain Military Roads in the Territories of Nebraska and Washington.  Feb 6, 1855 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 56 Private Law    
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 Private Law    
Chapter 59 Private Law    
Chapter 60 Private Law    
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 changing the Appropriation for the Erection of a Building in the City of Milwaukie, for a Custom-House, Post-Office, and the United States Courts.  Feb 10, 1855 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 71 An Act to secure the Right of Citizenship to Children of Citizens of the United States born out of the Limits thereof.  Feb 10, 1855 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 72 Private Law    
Chapter 73 An Act to divide the State of Ohio into two Judicial Districts, and to provide for holding the District and Circuit Courts of the United States therein.  Feb 10, 1855 PDF, 276KB
Chapter 74 Private Law    
Chapter 75 Private Law    
Chapter 76 Private Law    
Chapter 77 Private Law    
Chapter 78 Private Law    
Chapter 79 Private Law    
Chapter 80 Private Law    
Chapter 81 Private Law    
Chapter 82 Private Law    
Chapter 83 Private Law    
Chapter 84 Private Law    
Chapter 85 Private Law    
Chapter 86 Private Law    
Chapter 87 Private Law    
Chapter 88 Private Law    
Chapter 89 Private Law    
Chapter 90 Private Law    
Chapter 91 Private Law    
Chapter 92 Private Law    
Chapter 93 Private Law    
Chapter 94 Private Law    
Chapter 95 Private Law    
Chapter 96 An Act to divide the State of Illinois into Two Judicial Districts. Feb 13, 1855 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 97 An Act to continue, temporarily, the Offices of Register and Receiver at Vincennes.  Feb 13, 1855 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 98 An Act to refund to the Officers of the Customs and Others, of the District of Passamaquoddy, certain Moneys.  Feb 14, 1855 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 99 Private Law    
Chapter 100 Private Law    
Chapter 101 Private Law    
Chapter 102 Private Law    
Chapter 103 An Act to amend "An Act making Appropriations for the Improvement of certain Harbors and Rivers," approved August thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-two.  Feb 14, 1855 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 104 An Act for the Construction of a Military Road in Oregon Territory.  Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 105 An Act making an Appropriation for a Territorial Road in the Territory of Nebraska.  Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 106 An Act for the Erection of a Military Post on or near the Pembina River in the Territory of Minnesota, and for other Purposes.  Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 107 An Act to regulate the Salaries of the District Judges of the United States.  Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 108 An Act making an Appropriation for completing the Public Buildings of Oregon Territory, and Minnesota.  Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 109 An Act to establish an Additional Land District in the Territory of Oregon.  Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 110 An Act making Appropriations for improving certain Military Roads in the Territory of Minnesota.  Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 111 An Act to provide for the Accommodation of the Courts of the United States in the District of Maryland, and for a Post-Office at Baltimore City, Maryland.   Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 112 An Act authorizing the Construction of a Line of Telegraph from the Mississippi or Missouri Rivers to the Pacific Ocean.   Feb 17, 1855 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 113 Private Law    
Chapter 114 Private Law    
Chapter 115 Private Law    
Chapter 116 Private Law    
Chapter 117 An Act to establish the Office of Surveyor-General of Utah, and to grant Land for School and University Purposes.  Feb 21, 1855 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 118 An Act to provide for holding an Additional Term of the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Missouri, and for holding Special Terms of the District and Circuit Courts of the United States for the Northern District of Ohio.  Feb 21, 1855 PDF, 201KB
Chapter 119 Private Law    
Chapter 120 Private Law    
Chapter 121 Private Law    
Chapter 122 An Act to establish a Court for the Investigation of Claims against the United States. Feb 24, 1855 PDF, 306KB
Chapter 123 An Act concerning the Apprehension and Delivery of Deserters from Foreign Vessels in the Ports of the United States. Feb 24, 1855 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 124 An Act to establish an Additional Land District in the State of Wisconsin.  Feb 24, 1855 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 125 An Act to provide for holding the United States Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida in case of the Sickness or Disability of either of the Judges of those Districts.  Feb 24, 1855 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 126 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Invalid and other Pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, and for other Purposes.  Feb 28, 1855 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 127 An Act to promote the Efficiency of the Navy.  Feb 28, 1855 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 128 An Act making an Appropriation for Military Defences at Proctor's Landing, in Louisiana.  Feb 28, 1855 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 129 An Act to provide for the Payment of such Creditors of the late Republic of Texas as are comprehended in the Act of Congress of September nine, eighteen hundred and fifty.  Feb 28, 1855 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 130 Private Law    
Chapter 131 Private Law    
Chapter 132 Private Law    
Chapter 133 An Act to Remodel the Diplomatic and Consular Systems of the United States. Mar 1, 1855 PDF, 714KB
Chapter 134 An Act extending, in certain Cases, the Provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to extend Preëmption Rights to certain Land therein mentioned," Approved March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-three.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 114KB
Chapter 135 An Act to amend the Act approved twenty-sixth August, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, entitled "An Act to Reduce and Define the Boundaries of the Military Reserve at Saint Peter's River, in the Territory of Minnesota," and for other Purposes. Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 136 An Act to provide a more Efficient Discipline for the Navy.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 282KB
Chapter 137 An Act to amend "An Act to establish a Land District in the State of Florida, to be called the District of Tampa."  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 138 An Act to establish the Collection Districts of Cape Perpetua and Port Oxford, in the Territory of Oregon, and to fix the Salaries of the Officers of the Customs therein.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 139 An Act to settle certain Accounts between the United States and the State of Alabama.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 140 An Act to prevent Mis-trials in the District and Circuit Courts of the United States, in certain cases.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, KB
Chapter 141 An Act authorizing the Purchase of Construction of Four additional Revenue Cutters.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 142 An Act to establish a Circuit Court of the United States in and for the State of California.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 197KB
Chapter 143 An Act changing the Times of holding the United States Courts in Tennessee.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 144 An Act to amend "An Act to carry into Effect a Treaty between the United States and Great Britain," signed on the fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and approved August fifth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 197KB
Chapter 145 An Act authorizing the Corporate Authorities of Georgetown to impose Additional Taxes, and for other Purposes.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 201KB
Chapter 146 An Act to confirm the Canal Selections in the State of Ohio.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 147 An Act for the Relief of Purchasers and Locators of Swamp and Overflowed Lands.  Mar 2, 1855 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 148 Private Law    
Chapter 149 Private Law    
Chapter 150 Private Law    
Chapter 151 Private Law    
Chapter 152 Private Law    
Chapter 153 Private Law    
Chapter 154 Private Law    
Chapter 155 Private Law    
Chapter 156 Private Law    
Chapter 157 Private Law    
Chapter 158 Private Law    
Chapter 159 Private Law    
Chapter 160 Private Law    
Chapter 161 Private Law    
Chapter 162 Private Law    
Chapter 163 Private Law    
Chapter 164 Private Law    
Chapter 165 Private Law    
Chapter 166 An Act to increase the Compensation of the Registers of Land-Offices and Receivers of public Moneys under the Act entitled an Act to graduate and reduce the Price of Public Lands to actual Settlers and Cultivators, approved August fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four. Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 167 An Act to provide for the erection of Public Buildings in the Territory of Kansas.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 168 An Act to provide for the erection of Public Buildings in the Territory of Nebraska.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 169 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, and for other Purposes.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 516KB
Chapter 170 An Act to appropriate Money to remove the Obstructions in the Savannah River, below the City of Savannah, in the State of Georgia.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 171 An Act making Appropriations for Fortifications and other Works of Defence, and for Repairs of Barracks and Quarters, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 160KB
Chapter 172 An Act for the Construction of certain Military Roads in the Territory of Kansas.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 173 An Act further to amend the Act entitled "An Act to reduce and modify the Rates of Postages in the United States, and for other Purposes," passed March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-one.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 174 An Act to improve the Laws of  the District of Columbia, and to codify the same.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 175 An Act making Appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic Expenses of Government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, and for other Purposes.  Mar 8, 1855 PDF, 2.79MB
Chapter 176 Private Law    
Chapter 177 Private Law    
Chapter 178 Private Law    
Chapter 179 Private Law    
Chapter 180 Private Law    
Chapter 181 Private Law    
Chapter 182 Private Law    
Chapter 183 Private Law    
Chapter 184 Private Law    
Chapter 185 Private Law    
Chapter 186 Private Law    
Chapter 187 Private Law    
Chapter 188 Private Law    
Chapter 189 Private Law    
Chapter 190 Private Law    
Chapter 191 Private Law    
Chapter 192 Private Law    
Chapter 193 Private Law    
Chapter 194 Private Law    
Chapter 195 Private Law    
Chapter 196 Private Law    
Chapter 197 Private Law    
Chapter 198 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand, eight hundred and fifty-six. Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 700KB
Chapter 199 An Act to organize an Institution for the Insane of the Army and Navy, and for the District of Columbia, in said District.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 200 An Act extending the Provisions of the Act of August fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, entitled "An Act to grant the Right of Way to all Rail and Plank roads and Macadamized Turnpikes passing through the Public Lands belonging to the United States," to the Public Lands in the Territories of the United States.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 201 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department during the fiscal year, ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six.   Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 281KB
Chapter 202 An Act to establish Columbus, in the State of Mississippi, Chattanooga, in the State of Tennessee, and Hickman, in the State of Kentucky, Ports of Delivery. Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 122KB
Chapter 203 An Act to provide Accomodations for the United States Courts in the City of Jackson, Mississippi. Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 122KB
Chapter 204 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 thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 1.53MB
Chapter 205 Private Law    
Chapter 206 An Act allowing the further time of two Years to those holding Lands by Entries in the Virginia Military District in Ohio, which were made prior to the first [of] January, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, to have the same surveyed and patented.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 207 An Act in Addition to certain Acts granting Bounty Lands to certain Officers and Soldiers who have been engaged in the Military Service of the United States.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 227KB
Chapter 208 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-six.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 209 An Act to amend an Act approved the fourth of August, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, entitled "An Act to graduate and reduce the Price of the Public Lands to actual Settlers and Cultivators.["]  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 210 An Act for carrying into Effect the Convention upon the Subject of Claims between the United States and her Britannic Majesty, of the eighth of February, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 211 An Act to Establish certain Post-roads.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 846KB
Chapter 212 An Act to change the Boundaries of the Land Districts in the State of Iowa, and for other Purposes.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 213 An Act to Regulate the Carriage of Passengers in Steamships and other Vessels.  Mar 3, 1855 PDF, 607KB

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