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Session 1 (1857 - 1858)

Chapter 1 An Act to authorize the Issue of Treasury Notes. Dec 23, 1857 PDF, 337KB
Chapter 2 Private Law    
Chapter 3 An Act to detach Selma in the State of Alabama from the Collection District of New Orleans, and make it a Port of Delivery within the Collection District of Mobile.  Jan 27, 1858 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 4 An Act to supply an Omission in the Enrollment of a certain Act therein named.  Feb 4, 1858 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 5 An Act to alter the Time of holding the Courts of the United States for the State of South Carolina.  Feb 10, 1858 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 6 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Invalid and other Pensions of the United States, for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty nine.  Feb 10, 1858 PDF, KB
Chapter 7 Private Law    
Chapter 8 An Act to enable the President of the United States to fulfil the Stipulations contained in the third and sixth Articles of the Treaty between the United States and the King of Denmark of the eleventh April, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, for the Discontinuance of the Sound Dues.  Mar 4, 1858 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 9 An Act to appropriate Money to supply Deficiencies in the Appropriations for Paper, Printing, Binding, and Engraving ordered by the Senate and House of Representatives of the thirty-third and thirty-fourth Congresses, and which has been executed.  Mar 11, 1858 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 10 Private Law    
Chapter 11 Private Law    
Chapter 12 An Act to create additional Land Districts in the State of California, and for other Purposes.  Mar 29, 1858 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 13 An Act to provide for the Organization of a Regiment of Mounted Volunteers for the Defence of the Frontier of Texas, and to authorize the President to call into the service of the United States two additional Regiments of Volunteers.  Apr 7, 1858 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 14 An Act to acquire certain Lands needed for the Washington Aqueduct, in the District of Columbia.  Apr 8, 1858 PDF, 280KB
Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 Private Law    
Chapter 18 Private Law    
Chapter 19 Private Law    
Chapter 20 Private Law    
Chapter 21 Private Law    
Chapter 22 Private Law    
Chapter 23 An Act to incorporate Gonzaga College, in the City of Washington and District of Columbia.  May 4, 1858 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 24 An Act to incorporate the Benevolent Christian Association of Washington City.  May 4, 1858 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 25 An Act to supply Deficiencies in the Appropriations for the Service of the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight.  May 4, 1858 PDF, 352KB
Chapter 26 An Act for the Admission of the State of Kansas into the Union.  May 4, 1858 PDF, 365KB
Chapter 27 An Act to provide for the Issuing, Service and Return of original and final Process in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States in certain Cases.  May 4, 1858 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 28 An Act to alter the Times of holding the Circuit and District Courts of the United States for the District of Vermont.  May 4, 1858 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 29 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, eighteen hundred and nine.  May 5, 1858 PDF, 1.04MB
Chapter 30 Private Law    
Chapter 31 An Act for the Admission of the State of Minnesota into the Union.  May 11, 1858 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 32 An Act amendatiry of an Act entitled "An Act to establish two additional Land Districts in the Territory of Minnesota," approved July eighth, eighteen hundred and fifty-six.  May 11, 1858 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 33 An Act to enlarge the Detroit and Saginaw Land Districts in Michigan.  May 11, 1858 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 34 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  May 11, 1858 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 35 An Act to amend the Act entitled "An Act to ascertain and settle the private Land Claims in the State of California," passed March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-one.  May 11, 1858 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 36 An Act for the Relief of the Hungarian Settlers upon certain Tracts of Land in Iowa, hitherto reserved from Sale by Order of the President, dated January twenty-two, eighteen hundred and fifty-five.  May 11, 1858 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 37 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to sell the old Custom House and Site in Bath, Maine, and for other purposes.  May 11, 1858 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 38 An Act to authorize the Vestry of Washington Parish to take and enclose certain Parts of Streets in the City of Washington, for the Purpose of extending the Washington Cemetery; and for other Purposes.  May 18, 1858 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 39 An Act to provide for the Collection and Safe-keeping of Public Archives in the State of California.  May 18, 1858 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 40 An Act for the Prevention and Punishment of Frauds in Land Titles in California.  May 18, 1858 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 41 Private Law    
Chapter 42 Private Law    
Chapter 43 An Act to amend an Act entitled "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," approved seventeenth July, eighteen hundred and fifty-four.  May 19, 1858 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 44 An Act to create a Land District in the Territory of New Mexico.  May 24, 1858 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 45 An act for the Relief of Isaac Drew and other Settlers upon the Public Lands in the State of Wisconsin.  May 24, 1858 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 46 An Act to prevent the inconvenient Accumulation in the Post-Office Department of Postmasters' Quarterly Returns.  May 24, 1858 PDF, 99KB
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 Private Law    
Chapter 56 Private Law    
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 An Act for extending the Land Laws east of the Cascade Mountains, in Oregon and Washington Territories.  May 29, 1858 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 59 An Act to amend the "Act  to incorporate the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind," approved February sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven.  May 29, 1858 PDF, 183KB
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 Private Law    
Chapter 71 Private Law    
Chapter 72 Private Law    
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 Private Law    
Chapter 80 Private Law    
Chapter 81 An Act to provide for the Location of certain confirmed Private Land Claims in the State of Missouri, and for other Purposes.  Jun 2, 1858 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 82 An Act making Appropriations for the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses of Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  Jun 2, 1858 PDF, 1.09MB
Chapter 83 Private Law    
Chapter 84 An Act declaring the Title to Land Warrants in certain Cases.  Jun 3, 1858 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 85 An Act to extend an Act entitled "An Act to continue Half-pay to certain Widows and Orphans," approved February three, eighteen hundred and fifty-three.  Jun 3, 1858 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 86 An Act confirming Locations of Land Warrants under certain Circumstances.  Jun 3, 1858 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 87 Private Law    
Chapter 88 Private Law    
Chapter 89 Private Law    
Chapter 90 Private Law    
Chapter 91 An Act making an Appropriation for the Payment of Clerks employed in the Offices of the Registers of the Land-Offices at Oregon City and Winchester, in the Territory of Oregon.  Jun 5, 1858 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 92 An Act to authorize the President of the United States, in Conjunction with the State of Texas, to run and mark the Boundary Lines between the Territories of the United States and the State of Texas.  Jun 5, 1858 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 93 An Act making Appropriations for the Consular and Diplomatic Expenses of the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  Jun 5, 1858 PDF, 263KB
Chapter 94 Private Law    
Chapter 95 Private Law    
Chapter 96 Private Law    
Chapter 97 Private Law    
Chapter 98 Private Law    
Chapter 99 Private Law    
Chapter 100 Private Law    
Chapter 101 Private Law    
Chapter 102 Private Law    
Chapter 103 Private Law    
Chapter 104 Private Law    
Chapter 105 Private Law    
Chapter 106 Private Law    
Chapter 107 Private Law    
Chapter 108 Private Law    
Chapter 109 Private Law    
Chapter 110 Private Law    
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 An Act to confirm the Sale of the Reservation held by the Christian Indians, and to provide a permanent Home for said Indians.  Jun 8, 1858 PDF, 98KB
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 An Act for the Relief of certain Settlers on the Public Lands in the State of Wisconsin.  Jun 9, 1858 PDF, 100KB
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 An Act to Repeal the fifth Section of an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Register or Enrollment and License to be issued in the Name of the President or Secretary of any incorporated Company owning a Steamboat or Vessel," approved March third, eighteen hundred and twenty-five.  Jun 11, 1858 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 146 An Act for the Relief of Settlers on certain Lands in the State of Illinois.  Jun 11, 1858 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 147 An Act to change the Time of holding the Spring Term of the District Court of the United States for the Western District of the State of Texas.  Jun 11, 1858 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 148 An Act for the Relief of certain Purchasers of Lands within the Limits of the Choctaw Cession of eighteen hundred and thirty. Jun 11, 1858 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 149 Private Law    
Chapter 150 Private Law    
Chapter 151 Private Law    
Chapter 152 Private Law    
Chapter 153 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  Jun 12, 1858 PDF, 502KB
Chapter 154 An Act making Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of  the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  Jun 12, 1858 PDF, 903KB
Chapter 155 An Act making supplemental Appropriations for the Current and Contingent Expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling Treaty Stiplations with various Indian Tribes, for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  Jun 12, 1858 PDF, 347KB
Chapter 156 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  Jun 12, 1858 PDF, 426KB
Chapter 157 Private Law    
Chapter 158 Private Law    
Chapter 159 Private Law    
Chapter 160 An Act making Appropriations for the Expenses of Collecting the Revenue from Customs.  Jun 14, 1858 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 161 An Act making an Appropriation for the Completion of the Military Road from Astoria to Salem, in Oregon Territory.  Jun 14, 1858 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 162 An Act to establish certain Post-Roads.  Jun 14, 1858 PDF, 1.54MB
Chapter 163 An Act to supply Deficiencies in the 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, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight.  Jun 14, 1858 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 164 An Act making Appropriations for the Transportation of the United States Mail by Ocean Steamers and otherwise, during the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  Jun 14, 1858 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 165 An Actto authorize a Loan not exceeding the Sum of Twenty Millions of Dollars.  Jun 14, 1858 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 166 An Act in Relation to Courts, and the holding of the Terms thereof, in the several Territories in the United States.  Jun 14, 1858 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 167 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department during the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.  Jun 14, 1858 PDF, 88KB

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Session 2 (1851)

Chapter 1 An Act to continue the Office of Register of the Land-Office at Vincennes, Indiana.  Dec 21, 1858 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 2 Private Law    
Chapter 3 Private Law    
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 An Act to confirm the Land Claim of certain Pueblos and Towns in the Territory of New Mexico.  Dec 22, 1858 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 6 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty.  Jan 12, 1859 PDF, 148KB
Chapter 7 Private Law    
Chapter 8 An Act to repeal an Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to change the Names of Vessels in certain Cases," approved the fifth of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six.  Jan 17, 1859 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 9 Private Law    
Chapter 10 An Act to authorize the President to make Advances of Money to Hiram Powers.  Jan 19, 1859 PDF, 69KB
Chapter 11 An Act authorizing the Issue of Registers to the Steamships America and Canada, and to change the Names of said Steamships.  Jan 19, 1859 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 12 Private Law    
Chapter 13 An Act to provide for holding the Courts of the United States in the State of Alabama.  Jan 25, 1859 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 14 Private Law    
Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 An Act for the Enforcement of Mechanics' Liens on Buildings, and so forth, in the District of Columbia.  Feb 2, 1859 PDF, 270KB
Chapter 18 An Act to provide for the Lighting with Gas certain Streets across the Mall.  Feb 2, 1859 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 19 An Act to fix and regulate the Compensation of Receivers and Registers of the Land-Offices under the Provisions of the Act approved April twentieth, eighteen hundred and eighteen.  Feb 2, 1859 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 20 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to grant a Register for the Schooner "William A. Hamill." Feb 2, 1859 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 21 An Act providing for the Payment of the Expenses of Investigating Committees of the House of Representatives.  Feb 5, 1859 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 22 An Act providing for keeping and distributing all Public Documents.  Feb 5, 1859 PDF, 272KB
Chapter 23 An Act for the Punishment of the Crime of Forgery [of] or Counterfeiting Military Bounty-Land Warrants, Military Bounty-Land Certificates, Certificates of Location, Certificates of Purchase and Receivers' Receipts.  Feb 5, 1859 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 24 Private Law    
Chapter 25 Private Law    
Chapter 26 An Act granting the Right of Way over, and Depot Grounds on, the Military Reserve at Fort Gratiot, in the State of Michigan, for Railroad Purposes.  Feb 8, 1859 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 27 An Act to provide for the Payment of the Claims of the State of Maine, for Expenses incurred by that State in organizing a Regiment of Volunteers for the Mexican War.  Feb 9, 1859 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 28 An Act to authorize the Attorney-General to represent the United States in the Proceeding in Equity, now pending in the Supreme Court between the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.  Feb 9, 1859 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 29 Private Law    
Chapter 30 Private Law    
Chapter 31 Private Law    
Chapter 32 Private Law    
Chapter 33 An Act for the Admission of Oregon into the Union.  Feb 14, 1859 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 34 Private Law    
Chapter 35 An Act for the Relief of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company.  Feb 18, 1859 PDF, 188KB
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 Private Law    
Chapter 56 Private Law    
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 An Act to authorize Settlers upon sixteenth and thirty-six[th] Sections, who settled before the Surveys of the Public Lands, to preempt their Settlements.  Feb 26, 1859 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 59 An Act to protect the Land Fund for School Purposes in Sarpy County, Nebraska Territory.  Feb 26, 1859 PDF, 285KB
Chapter 60 An Act to incorporate the Washington National Monument Society.  Feb 26, 1859 PDF, 278KB
Chapter 61 Private Law    
Chapter 62 Private Law    
Chapter 63 Private Law    
Chapter 64 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act authorizing Repayment for Land erroneously sold by the United States."  Feb 28, 1859 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 65 An Act giving the Assent of Congress to a Law of the Missouri Legislature for the Application of the reserved two per cent. Land Fund of said State.  Feb 28, 1859 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 66 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, eighteen hundred and sixty.  Feb 28, 1859 PDF, 1.21MB
Chapter 67 Private Law    
Chapter 68 An Act to authorize the Enrollment, Registry, and License of certain Steamboats, or Vessels, owned by the Buffalo and Lake Huron Railroad Company.  Mar 1, 1859 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 69 Private Law    
Chapter 70 Private Law    
Chapter 71 Private Law    
Chapter 72 Private Law    
Chapter 73 Private Law    
Chapter 74 An Act supplemental to an Act for the Admission of the State of Minnesota into the Union.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 75 An Act making Appropriations for the Consular and Diplomatic Expenses of the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 252KB
Chapter 76 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 318KB
Chapter 77 An Act to carry into Effect the Convention between the United States and China, concluded on the eighth of November, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight at Shanghai.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 78 An Act  to protect the Timber growing upon Lands of the United States reserved for Military and other Purposes.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 79 An Act making Appropriations for fulfilling Treaty Stipulations with the Yancton and Tonawanda Indians for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty, and for other Purposes.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 80 An Act making Appropriations for the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses of Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 1.02KB
Chapter 81 An Act making Appropriations for Light-houses, Light-boats, Buoys, &c., and providing for the Erection and Establishment of the same, and for other Purposes.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 263KB
Chapter 82 An Act making Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of  the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 604KB
Chapter 83 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 445KB
Chapter 84 An Act to provide for the Care and Preservation of the Works constructed by the United States, for bringing the Potomac Water into the Cities of Washington and Georgetown for the Supply of said Water for all Governmental Purposes, and for the Uses and Benefits of the Inhabitants of the said Cities.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 279KB
Chapter 85 An Act to provide for extending the Laws and Judicial System of the United States to the State of Oregon and for other Purposes.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 86 An Act for the Relief of Congressional Township number twenty-seven, North, of Range Number six, East, in Wabash County, Indiana.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 87 An Act making an Appropriation for the Payment of the Expenses of Investigating Committees and for other Purposes.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 88 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Invalid and other Pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty.  Mar 3, 1859 PDF, 93KB

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