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Session 1 (1864 - 1865)

Chapter 1 An Act declaring the Assent of Congress to an Act of the Legislature of the State of Illinois, therein named. Jan 16, 1864 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 2 An Act to authorize the President to appoint a Second Assistant Secretary of War. Jan 19, 1864 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 3 An Act to provide for the Deficiency in the Appropriation for the Pay of Officers and Men actually employed in the Western Department, or Department of Missouri. Jan 22, 1864 PDF, 154KB
Chapter 4 An Act to amend the Law prescribing the Articles to be admitted into the Mails of the United States. Jan 22, 1864 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 5 An Act to change the Place of holding the Circuit and District Courts of the United States, for the District of West Tennessee, and for other Purposes. Jan 26, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 6 An Act relating to the Admission of Patients to the Hospital for the Insane in the District of Columbia. Jan 28, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 7 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-five. Jan 29, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 8 An Act authorizing the Holding of a special Session of the United States District Court for the District of Indiana. Feb 12, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 9 An Act making an Appropriation for rebuilding the Stable at the President's. Feb 13, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 10 Private Law    
Chapter 11 An Act amendatory of and supplementary to "An Act to provide Circuit Courts for the Districts of California and Oregon, and for other Purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Feb 19. 1864 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 12 Private Law    
Chapter 13 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act for enrolling and calling out the National Forces, and for other Purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Feb 24, 1864 PDF, 557KB
Chapter 14 An Act reviving the Grade of Lieutenant-General in the United States Army. Feb 29, 1864 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 15 An Act to extend the Time for the Withdrawal of Goods from public Stores and bonded Warehouses, and for other Purposes. Feb 29, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 16 An Act to authorize the Appointment of a Warden of the Jail in the District of Columbia. Feb 29, 1864 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 17 An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An Act to provide Ways and Means for the Support of the Government," approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Mar 3, 1864 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 18 An Act to provide for the Protection of Overland Emigration to the States and Territories of the Pacific. Mar 3, 1864 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 19 Private Law    
Chapter 20 An Act to increase the Internal Revenue, and for other Purposes. Mar 7, 1864 PDF, 352KB
Chapter 21 An Act to incorporate the Washington City Savings Bank. Mar 8, 1864 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 22 An Act to enable Guardians and Committees of Lunatics, appointed in the several States, to act within the District of Columbia. Mar 8, 1864 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 23 An Act to apportion the Expenses of the Levy Court of the County of Washington upon the Basis of Population. Mar 8, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 24 An Act to authorize the Enrolment and License of the Steam-tugs B.F. Davidson and W.K. Muir. Mar 8, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 25 Private Law    
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 An Act to establish a uniform System of Ambulances in the Armies of the United States. Mar 11, 1864 PDF, 260KB
Chapter 28 An Act to constitute Parkersburg, in the State of West Virginia, a Port of Delivery. Mar 11, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 29 Private Law    
Chapter 30 An Act to supply Deficiencies in the Appropriations for the Service of the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and for other Purposes. Mar 14, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 31 An Act in Relation to University Lands in Washington Territory. Mar 14, 1864 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 32 Private Law    
Chapter 33 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace on the Frontiers," approved June thirteeth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four. Mar 15, 1864 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 34 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department during the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five. Mar 16, 1864 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 35 An Act in Addition to an Act to amend the Laws relating to the Post-Office Department, approved March three, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Mar 16, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 36 An Act to enable the People of Nevada to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the Admission of such State into the Union on an equal Footing with the original States. Mar 21, 1864 PDF, 265KB
Chapter 37 An Act to enable the People of Colorado to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the Admission of such State into the Union on an equal Footing with the original States. Mar 21, 1864 PDF, 357KB
Chapter 38 An Act amendatory of the Homestead Law, and for other Purposes. Mar 21, 1864 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 39 Private Law    
Chapter 40 An Act to provide for carrying the Mails from the United States to foreign Ports and for other Purposes. Mar 25, 1864 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 41 An Act to authorize the President to negotiate a Treaty with the Klamath, Modoc, and other Indian tribes in Southern Oregon. Mar 25, 1864 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 42 An Act to carry into Effect the Convention with Ecuador for the mutual Adjustment of Claims. Mar 28, 1864 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 43 Private Law    
Chapter 44 Private Law    
Chapter 45 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five. Apr 1, 1864 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 46 An Act to increase the Pension of the Revolutionary Pensioners now on the Rolls of the Pension Office. Apr 1, 1864 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 47 An Act relating to Acting Assistant Paymasters in the Navy, and regulating the Appointment of Cadets in the Naval Academy. Apr 1, 1864 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 48 An Act to provide for the better Organization of Indian Affairs in California. Apr 8, 1864 PDF, 260KB
Chapter 49 An Act to incorporate the Union Gaslight Company of the District of Columbia. Apr 8, 1864 PDF, 264KB
Chapter 50 An Act to incorporate Providence Hospital of the City of Washington, District of Columbia. Apr 8, 1864 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 51 An Act concerning Notaries Public for the District of Columbia. Apr 8, 1864 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 52 An Act to authorize the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind to confer Degrees. Apr 8, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 53 An Act to amend Section nine of the Act approved July seventeenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled An Act to define the Pay and Emoluments of certain Officers of the Army, and for other Purposes. Apr 9, 1864 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 54 An Act to appoint an Appraiser and Assistant Appraiser for the Port of Portland, and for other Purposes. Apr 9, 1864 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 55 Private Law    
Chapter 56 Private Law    
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 An Act extending the Time within which the States and Territories may accept the Grant of Lands made by the Act entitled "An Act donating public Lands to the several States and Territories which may provide Colleges for the Benefit of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Apr 14, 1864 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 59 An Act to enable the People of Nebraska to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the Admission of such State into the Union on an equal Footing with the original States. Apr 19, 1864 PDF, 348KB
Chapter 60 An Act in Addition to "An Act for the Establishment of certain Arsenals." Apr 19, 1864 PDF, 274KB
Chapter 61 An Act fixing the Date of the Loss of the U.S. Brig "Bainbridge," and for the Relief of the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of the same, and for other Purposes. Apr 19, 1864 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 62 Private Law    
Chapter 63 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish and equalize the Grade of Line Officers of the United States Navy," approved July sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Apr 21, 1864 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 64 An Act to amend an Act for enrolling and calling out the National Forces so as to increase the Rank, Pay, and Emoluments of the Provost-Marshal General. Apr 21, 1864 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 65 An Act to change the Name of the District and Port of Presque Isle to the District and Port of Erie. Apr 21, 1864 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 66 An Act in Amendment of an Act entitled "An Act relating to Foreign Coins and the Coinage of Cents at the Mint of the United States," approved February twenty-one, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven. Apr 22, 1864 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 67 An Act for a charter of Masonic Hall Association, in Washington City, District of Columbia. Apr 26, 1864 PDF, 265KB
Chapter 68 An Act to authorize the Issuing of a Register to the Steam Vessel "John Martin." Apr 26, 1864 PDF, 143KB
Chapter 69 An Act fixing certain Rules and Regulations for preventing Collisions on the Water. Apr 29, 1864 PDF, 266KB
Chapter 70 An Act to provide for the Collection of Hospital Dues from Vessels of the United States sold or transferred in foreign Ports or Waters. Apr 29, 1864 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 71 An Act to increase the Compensation of Inspectors of Customs in certain Ports. Apr 29, 1864 PDF, 151KB
Chapter 72 An Act in reference to Donation Claims in Oregon and Washington. Apr 29, 1864 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 73 An Act for the Relief of Postmasters who have been robbed by confederate Forces or Rebel Guerillas. Apr 29, 1864 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 74 An Act to aid the Indian Refugees to return to their Homes in the Indian Territory. May 3, 1864 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 75 Private Law    
Chapter 76 Private Law    
Chapter 77 An Act to vacate and sell the present Indian Reservations in Utah Territory, and to settle the Indians of said Territory in the Uinta Valley. May 5, 1864 PDF, KB
Chapter 78 An Act for the Prevention and Punishment of Frauds in Relation to the Names of Vessels. May 5, 1864 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 79 An Act making a Grant of Lands to the State of Minnesota, to aid in the Construction of the Railroad from Saint Paul to Lake Superior. May 5, 1864 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 80 An Act granting Lands to aid in the Construction of certain Railroads in the State of Wisconsin. May 5, 1864 PDF, 281KB
Chapter 81 An Act to amend "An Act to incorporate the Inhabitants of the City of Washington," passed May fifteen, eighteen hundred and twenty. May 5, 1864 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 82 An Act for the Relief of the Settlers upon certain Lands in California. May 5, 1864 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 83 An Act to regulate the Admeasurement of Tonnage of Ships and Vessels of the United States. May 6, 1864 PDF, 358KB
Chapter 84 An Act for a Grant of Lands to the State of Iowa, in alternate Sections, to aid in the Construction of a Railroad in said State. May 12, 1864 PDF, 278KB
Chapter 85 An Act concerning the Disposition of Convicts in the Courts of the United States, for the Subsisting of Persons confined in Jails charged with violating the Laws of the United States, and for diminishing the Expenses in Relation thereto. May 12, 1864 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 86 An Act relating to Appointments in the Naval Service and Courts-Marshal. May 16, 1864 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 87 An Act to establish a Postal Money-Order System. May 17, 1864 PDF, 373KB
Chapter 88 Private Law    
Chapter 89 An Act to appoint certain Officers of the Navy. May 17, 1864 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 90 Private Law    
Chapter 91 Private Law    
Chapter 92 An Act to organize a Regiment of Veteran Volunteer Engineers. May 20, 1864 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 93 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and for other Purposes. May 21, 1864 PDF, 479KB
Chapter 94 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to enable the People of Nevada to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the Admission of such State into the Union on an equal Footing with the original States. May 21, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 95 An Act to provide a temporary Government for the Territory of Montana. May 26, 1864 PDF, 715KB
Chapter 96 An Act for the Classification of the Clerks to Paymasters in the Navy, and graduating their Pay. May 26, 1864 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 97 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of the Awards made by the Commissioners appointed under and by virtue of an Act of Congress entitled, "An Act for the Relief of Persons for Damages sustained by Reason of the Depredations and Injuries by certain Bands of Sioux Indians." Approved, February sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty three. May 28, 1864 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 98 An Act authorizing the Establishment of Ocean Mail Steamship Service between the United States and Brazil. May 28, 1864 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 99 An Act for the Relief of the Citizens of Denver, in the Territory of Colorado. May 28, 1864 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 100 Private Law    
Chapter 101 An Act to provide for the Payment of the Claims of Peruvian Citizens under the Convention between the United States and Peru, of the twelfth of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Jun 1, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 102 An Act in Relation to Franked Matter. Jun 1, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 103 An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act making a Grant of Land[s] to the State of Iowa, in alternate Sections, to aid in the Construction of certain Railroads in said State," approved May fifteen, eighteen hundred and fifty-six. Jun 2, 1864 PDF, 449KB
Chapter 104 An Act to incorporate the News-boys' Home. Jun 2, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 105 Private Law    
Chapter 106 An Act to provide a National Currency, secured by a Pledge of United States Bonds, and to provide for the Circulation and Redemption thereof. Jun 3, 1864 PDF, 1.77MB
Chapter 107 An Act to amend an Act relative to the Public Printing. Jun 3, 1864 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 108 An Act to repeal the first Section of the Joint Resolution relative to the Transfer of Persons in the Military Service to the Naval Service, approved February twenty-four, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Jun 3, 1864 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 109 An Act to reestablish the principal Port of Entry for the District of Champlain at Plattsburgh, and for other Purposes. Jun 3, 1864 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 110 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act making a Grant of alternate Sections of [the] Public Lands to the State of Michigan to aid in the Construction of Certain Railroads in said State, and for other Purposes. Jun 7, 1864 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 111 An Act to provide for granting an honorable Discharge to Coal-heavers and Firemen in the Naval Service. Jun 7, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 112 Private Law    
Chapter 113 An Act to create an additional Supervising Inspector of Steamboats and two local Inspectors of Steamboats for the Collection District of Memphis, Tennessee, and two local Inspectors for the Collection District of Oregon, and for other Purposes. Jun 8, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 114 An Act to punish and prevent the Counterfeiting of Coin of the United States. Jun 8, 1864 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 115 An Act to provide for the Payment of the second Regiment, third Brigade, Ohio Volunteer Militia, during the Time they were mustered into Service of the United States. Jun 8, 1864 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 116 An Act to provide for the Execution of Treaties between the United States and foreign Nations respecting Consular Jurisdiction over the Crews of Vessels of such foreign Nations in the Waters and Ports of the United States. Jun 11, 1864 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 117 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to stipulate for the Release from Attachment or other Process, of Property claimed by the United States, and for other Purposes. Jun 11, 1864 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 118 An Act in Relation to the Limitation of Actions in certain Cases. Jun 11, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 119 An Act relating to Members of Congress, Heads of Departments, and other Officers of the Government. Jun 11, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 120 An Act to change and define the Boundaries of the Eastern and Western Judicial Districts of Virginia, and to alter the Names of said Districts, and for other Purposes. Jun 11, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 121 An Act to provide for the summary Trial of minor Offenses against the Laws of the United States. Jun 11, 1864 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 122 An Act to abolish the Collection Districts of Port Orford and Cape Perpetua, in the State of Oregon. Jun 11, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 123 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to confirm certain private Land Claims Jun 11, 1864 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 124 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and for other Purposes. Jun 15, 1864 PDF, 432KB
Chapter 125 An Act to incorporate the Home for Friendless Women and Children. Jun 15, 1864 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 126 An Act concerning certain School Lands in Township forty-five North, Range seven East, in the State of Missouri. Jun 15, 1864 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 127 An Act to prohibit certain Sales of Gold and Foreign Exchange. Jun 17, 1864 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 128 An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to extend the Time for the Withdrawal of Goods from Public Stores and Bonded Warehouses, and for other Purposes," approved twenty-ninth February, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Jun 17, 1864 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 129 An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to authorize the Corporation of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, to lay and collect a Water Tax, and for other Purposes," approved May twenty-one, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Jun 17, 1864 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 130 An Act to regulate the Foreign Coasting Trade on the Northern, Northeastern, and Northwestern Frontiers of the United States, and for other Purposes. Jun 17, 1864 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 131 An Act to regulate the Veto Power in the Territory of Washington. Jun 17, 1864 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 132 An Act to empower the Superannuated Fund Society of the Maryland Annual Conference to hold Property in the District of Columbia and to take a Devise under the Will of the late William Doughty. Jun 17, 1864 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 133 An Act to grant the Right of Preemption to certain Settlers on the Rancho Bolsa de Tomales, in the State of California. Jun 17, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 134 An Act for extending the Time for the Completion of the Marquette and Ontonagon Railroad, of the State of Michigan. Jun 18, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 135 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to enable the People of Colorado to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the Admission of such State into the Union on an equal Footing with the original States." Jun 18, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 136 An Act making Appropriations for the Consular and Diplomatic Expenses of the Government for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and for other Purposes. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 257KB
Chapter 137 An Act granting Lands to the State of Michigan for the Construction of certain Wagon-Roads for Military and Postal Purposes. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 138 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the Payment of the Claims of Peruvian Citizens, under the Convention between the United States and Peru of the twelfth of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-three," approved June first, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 139 An Act requiring Proof of Payment of Duties on foreign Salt before Payment of the Allowances provided for by the Acts of July twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and thirteen, and March third, eighteen hundred and nineteen. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 140 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to sell the Marine Hospital and Grounds at Chicago, Illinois, and to purchase a new Site and build a new Hospital. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 141 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide a temporary Government for the Territory of Idaho," approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 142 An Act to confirm certain Entries of Land in the State of Missouri. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 143 An Act to detach the Counties of Calhoun and Branch from the Western Judicial District, and annex the same to the Eastern District of the State of Michigan. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 144 An Act concerning Lands in the State of California. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 145 An Act to increase the Pay of Soldiers in the United States Army, and for other Purposes. Jun 20, 1864 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 146 Private Law    
Chapter 147 An Act making Appropriations for the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses of the Government for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and for other Purposes. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 1.29MB
Chapter 148 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-five, and for other Purposes. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 1.68MB
Chapter 149 An Act to provide for the Examination of certain Officers of the Army. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 150 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the Payment of Horses and other Property destroyed in the Military Service of the United States." Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 151 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to establish and equalize the Grade of Line Officers of the United States Navy," approved July sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 152 An Act to amend the Act of the twenty-first December, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, entitled "An Act to further promote the Efficiency of the Navy." Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 153 An Act granting Lands to the State of Wisconsin to build a Military Road to Lake Superior. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 154 An Act to amend the Act of Congress making Donations to the Settlers on the Public Lands in Oregon, approved September twenty-seven, eighteen hundred and fifty, and the Acts amendatory thereto. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 155 An Act to expedite and regulate the Printing of Public Documents, and for other Purposes. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 266KB
Chapter 156 An Act to provide for the Public Instruction of Youth in the County of Washington, District of Columbia, and for other Purposes. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 636KB
Chapter 157 An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to define the Powers and Duties of the Levy Court of the County of Washington, District of Columbia. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 158 An Act to authorize the Bailiff of the Orphans' Court in the County of Washington and District of Columbia, to serve Processes issued by said Court, and for other Purposes. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 159 An Act amendatory of an Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to promote the Progress of the Useful Arts," approved March three, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 160 An Act to grant to the State of California certain Lands for State Prison Purposes. Jun 25, 1864 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 161 Private Law    
Chapter 162 An Act to carry into Effect a Treaty between the United States and her Britannic Majesty for the final Settlement of Claims of the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural Companies. Jun 27, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 163 An Act in Relation to the Fees and Emmoluments of the Marshal, Attorney, and Clerk of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, and for other Purposes. Jun 27, 1864 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 164 An Act to prevent Smuggling, and for other Purposes. Jun 27, 1864 PDF, 291KB
Chapter 165 An Act in Relation to the Circuit Court in and for the District of Wisconsin, and for other Purposes. Jun 27, 1864 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 166 An Act to repeal the Fugitive Slave Act of eighteen hundred and fifty, and all Acts and Parts of Acts for the Renition of Fugitive Slaves. Jun 28, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 167 An Act to provide for the Improvement of the Grounds of the Government Hospital for the Insane by an Exchange of Land. Jun 28, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 168 An Act to provide for the Repair and Preservation of certain Public Works of the United States. Jun 28, 1864 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 169 An Act to incorporate the Colored Catholic Benevolent Society. Jun 28, 1864 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 170 An Act repealing certain Provisions of Law concerning Seamen on board public and private Vessels of the United States. Jun 28, 1864 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 171 An Act to increase Duties on Imports, and for other Purposes. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 1.40MB
Chapter 172 An Act to provide Ways and Means for the Support of the Government, and for other Purposes. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 468KB
Chapter 173 An Act to provide Internal Revenue to support the Government, to pay Interest on the Public Debt, and for other Purposes. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 7.16MB
Chapter 174 An Act to regulate Prize Proceedings and the Distribution of Prize Money, and for other Purposes. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 977KB
Chapter 175 An Act to establish certain Post-Roads. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 419KB
Chapter 176 An Act to amend the Charter of the Washington and Georgetown Railroad Company. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 73KB
Chapter 177 An Act to aid in the Settlement, Subsistence, and Support of the Navajoe Indian Captives upon a Reservation in the Territory of New Mexico. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 178 An Act to carry into Effect a Convention between the United States of America and the United States of Colombia. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 179 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to appoint a Commission to select a Site for a Navy Yard or Naval Station on the Western Waters, and for other Purposes. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 180 An Act granting certain Privileges to the "Guardian Society" of the District of Columbia. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 181 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to negotiate with certain Indians of Middle Oregon for a Relinquishment of certain Rights secured to them by Treaty. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 182 An Act in Relation to the Village of Deposit, Delaware County, New York. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 183 An Act relating to the Compensation of Pension Agents. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 184 An Act authorizing a Grant to the State of California of the "Yo-Semite Valley," and of the Land embracing the "Mariposa Big Tree Grove." Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 185 An Act authorizing the Issue of Patents for Locations made with Certificates granted under Authority of the Act of Congress, approved March seventeenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, allowing Floats in Satisfaction of Lands sold by the United States within the Limits of the Las Ormegas and La Nana Grants in Louisiana. Jun 30, 1864 PDF, 91KB
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Chapter 189 An Act to facilitate Trade on the Red River of the North. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 190 An Act to incorporate the "Metropolitan Railroad Company" in the District of Columbia. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 503KB
Chapter 191 An Act to incorporate the Potomac Ferry Company. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 192 An Act authorizing the Levy Court of Washington County, in the District of Columbia, to levy and collect its Portion of the Direct Tax imposed by the Act of Congress of August five, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 193 An Act to authorize the Corporation of Washington to levy and collect the Direct Tax imposed by Act approved August five, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 194 An Act to expedite the Settlement of Titles to Lands in the State of California. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 274KB
Chapter 195 An Act for the Sale of a Lot of Land in Iowa, in the Fort Crawford Reservation. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 196 An Act to regulate the Compensation of Registers and Receivers of the Land Offices in the several States and Territories, in the Location of Lands by States and Corporations under Grants from Congress. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 197 An Act to establish Salaries for Postmasters, and for other Purposes. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 456KB
Chapter 198 An Act making an additional Grant of Lands to the State of Kansas to aid in the Construction of Railroad and Telegraph Lines. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 199 An Act to encourage and facilitate Telegraphic Communication between the Eastern and Western Continents. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 200 An Act repealing so much of "An Act to supply the Deficiencies in the Appropriations for the Service of the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and for other Purposes," approved March fourteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, as appropriates twenty-five thousand Dollars for erecting a Naval Hospital at Kittery, Maine. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 201 An Act to provide for the Efficiency of the Navy. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 202 An Act to establish Portland, in the State of Oregon, and Leavenworth, in the State of Kansas, Ports of Delivery. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 203 An Act to compensate the Officers and Crew of the iron-clad Gunboat Essex for the Destruction of the rebel Ram Arkansas. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 204 An Act prescribing the Punishment for enticing or aiding Seamen to desert the Naval Service of the United States. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 205 An Act for the Disposal of Coal Lands and of Town Property in the Public Domain. Jul 1, 1864 PDF, 173KB
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Chapter 209 An Act to repeal the Act of the seventeenth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, prohibiting the Sales of Gold and Foreign Exchange. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 210 An Act making Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Year ending the Thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and for other Purposes. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 810KB
Chapter 211 An Act making Appropriations for the Construction, Preservation, and Repairs of certain Fortifications and other Works of Defence for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and for other Purposes. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 161KB
Chapter 212 An Act to authorize the United States to acquire Land in Wallabout Bay, belonging to the City of Brooklyn, and to authorize the Exchange of other Lands therefor. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 213 An Act granting Lands to the State of Oregon, to aid in the Construction of a Military Road from Eugene City to the Eastern Boundary of said State. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 214 An Act to establish Colfax Street in the City of Washington and District of Columbia. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 215 An Act to provide for the more speedy Punishment of Guerilla Marauders, and for other Purposes. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 216 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to aid in the Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the Use of the same for Postal, Military, and other Purposes," approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 912KB
Chapter 217 An Act granting Lands to aid in the Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Line from Lake Superior to Puget's Sound, on the Pacific Coast, by the Northern Route. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 729KB
Chapter 218 An Act to quiet the Titles to Lands within the Rancho Laguna de Santos Calle, in the State of California. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 219 An Act to authorize assimilated Rank to be given to the Warrant Officers of the United States Navy, and for other Purposes. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 220 An Act for increased Facilities of Telegraph Communication between the Atlantic and Pacific States and the Territory of Idaho. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 221 An Act in Relation to the Sale of Reservations of the Public Lands. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 222 An Act relating to the Law of Evidence in the District of Columbia. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 223 An Act authorizing the Erection of Buildings for the Branch-Mint at San Fransisco. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 224 An Act prescribing the Terms on which Exemplifications shall be furnished by the General Land-Office. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 225 An Act in addition to the several Acts concerning Commercial Intercourse between loyal and insurrectionary States, and to provide for the Collection of captured and abandoned Property, and the Prevention of Frauds in States declared in Insurrection. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 364KB
Chapter 226 An Act providing for satisfying Claims for Bounty Lands, and for other Purposes. Jul 2, 1864 PDF, 177KB
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Chapter 236 Private Law    
Chapter 237 An Act further to regulate and provide for the enrolling and calling out the National Forces, and for other Purposes. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 238 An Act to repeal a Joint Resolution entitled "Joint Resolution to grant additional Rooms to the Agricultural Department," and for other Purposes. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 239 An Act making an Appropriation to carry into Effect "An Act to prevent Smuggling." Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 240 An Act to restrict the Jurisdiction of the Court of Claims, and to provide for the Payment of certain Demands for Quartermasters' Stores and Subsistence Supplies furnished to the Army of the United States. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 241 An Act to correct a clerical Error in the Law of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, relating to the Post-Office Department. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 242 An Act to establish a Branch Mint of the United States at Dalles City, in the State of Oregon. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 243 An Act to regulate Proceedings in Cases between Landlord and Tenants in the District of Columbia. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 244 An Act to provide for the Supervision, Repairs, Liabilities, and Completion of the Washington Aqueduct. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 245 An Act to regulate the Sessions of the Circuit and District Courts for the Northern District of New York, and for other Purposes. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 246 An Act to encourage Immigration. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 274KB
Chapter 247 An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An Act to grant Pensions," approved July fourteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 276KB
Chapter 248 An Act for the Relief of Seamen and Others borne on the Books of Vessels wrecked or lost in the Naval Service. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 249 An Act further to regulate the Carriage of Passengers in Steamships and other Vessels. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 278KB
Chapter 250 An Act to pay, in Part, for publishing the Debates of Congress, and for other Purposes. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 251 An Act making an Appropriation for testing Submarine Inventions. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 252 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to provide for the Education of Naval Constructors and Steam Engineers, and for other Purposes. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 167KB
Chapter 253 An Act to provide for the better Organization of the Quartermaster's Department. Jul 4, 1864 PDF, 423KB

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Session 2 (1864 - 1865)

Chapter 1 An Act in Addition to the "Act respecting Quarantines and Health Laws," approved February twenty-fifth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, and for the better Execution of the third Section thereof. Dec 15, 1864 PDF, 77KB
Chapter 2 An Act authorizing the Holding of a special Session of the United States District Court for the District of Indiana. Dec 20, 1864 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 3 An Act to authorize the Purchase or Construction of Revenue Cutters on the Lakes. Dec 20, 1864 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 Private Law    
Chapter 6 An Act to establish the Grade of Vice-Admiral in the United States Navy. Dec 21, 1864 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 7 Private Law    
Chapter 8 An Act to amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide internal Revenue to support the Government, to pay Interest on the public Debt, and for other Purposes," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Dec 22, 1864 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 9 An Act to extend the Time allowed for the Withdrawal of certain Goods therein named from public Stores. Dec 22, 1864 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 10 Private Law    
Chapter 11 An Act to repeal the Provision of Law requiring certain Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to be Members of the National Institute. Jan 10, 1865 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 12 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-six. Jan 11, 1865 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 13 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act for the Punishment of Crimes in the District of Columbia," approved March second, eighteen hundred and thirty-one. Jan 13, 1865 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 14 Private Law    
Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for carrying the Mails from the United States to Foreign Ports, and for other Purposes," approvedMarch twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Jan 20, 1865 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 17 Private Law    
Chapter 18 An Act making Appropriations for the Consular and Diplomatic Expenses of the Government for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. Jan 24, 1865 PDF, 229KB
Chapter 19 An Act to provide for an Advance of Rank to Officers of the Navy and Marine Corps for distinguished Merit. Jan 24, 1865 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 20 An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An Act to prescribe an Oath of Office, and for other Purposes," approved July two, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Jan 24, 1865 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 21 Private Law    
Chapter 22 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide Ways and Means for the Support of the Government, and for other Purposes," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Jan 28, 1865 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 23 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department during the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. Jan 28, 1865 PDF, 167KB
Chapter 24 An Act to amend the Charter of the "Washington Gas-Light Company." Jan 30, 1865 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 25 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Metropolitan Railroad Company, in the District of Columbia," approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Jan 30, 1865 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 26 An Act to amend the Act entitled "An Act to amend and extent the Charter of the Franklin Insurance Company," approved second March, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. Jan 30, 1865 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 27 Private Law    
Chapter 28 Private Law    
Chapter 29 An Act for the Relief of certain friendly Indians of the Sioux Nation in Minnesota. Feb 9, 1865 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 30 An Act to extend to certain Persons in the Employ of the Government, the Benefits of the Asylum for the Insane in the District of Columbia. Feb 9, 1865 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 31 Private Law    
Chapter 32 An Act to provide for Acting Assistant Treasurers or Depositaries of the United States in certain Cases. Feb 13, 1865 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 33 Private Law    
Chapter 34 An Act to incorporate the National Union Insurance Company of Washington. Feb 14, 1865 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 35 An Act for the Relief of Collectors and Surveyors of the Customs in certain Cases. Feb 14, 1865 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 36 Private Law    
Chapter 37 An Act to authorize the Establishment of Ocean Mail-Steamship Service between the United States and China. Feb 17, 1865 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 38 An Act supplementary to an Act approved July fourteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled "An Act to establish certain Post-Roads." Feb 17, 1865 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 39 An Act to establish a Bridge across the Ohio River at Cincinnati, Ohio, a Post-Road. Feb 17, 1865 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 40 Private Law    
Chapter 41 An Act authorizing the President to appoint a Second Assistant Secretary of War. Feb 20, 1865 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 42 An Act to enlarge the Port of Entry and Delivery for the District of Philadelphia. Feb 20, 1865 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 43 An Act to repeal an Act entitled "An Act to remove the United States Arsenal from the City of Saint Louis, and to provide for the Sale of Lands on which the same is located." Feb 20, 1865 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 44 Private Law    
Chapter 45 An Act to extinguish the Indian Title to Lands in the Territory of Utah suitable for agricultural and mineral Purposes.  Feb 23, 1865 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 46 An Act to provide for the Payment of the Value of certain Lands and Improvements of private Citizens, appropriated by the United States for Indian Reservations, in the Territory of Washington. Feb 23, 1865 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 47 An Act to facilitate the Collection of certain Debts due the United States. Feb 23, 1865 PDF, 274KB
Chapter 48 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to amend an Act to incorporate the Inhabitants of the City of Washington, passed May fifteen, eighteen hundred and twenty," approved May fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Feb 23, 1865 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 49 An Act to incorporate the Sisters of Mercy in the District of Columbia. Feb 23, 1865 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 50 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind," approved February sixteen, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven. Feb 23, 1865 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 51 Private Law    
Chapter 52 An Act to prevent Officers of the Army and Navy, and other Persons engaged in the military and naval Service of the United States, from interfering in Elections in the States. Feb 25, 1865 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 53 An Act to increase the Efficiency of the Medical Corps of the Army. Feb 25, 1865 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 54 An Act to create the Eastern Judicial District of the State of New York. Feb 25, 1865 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 55 An Act supplemental to an Act entitled "An Act to annex a Part of the State of New Jersey to the Collection District of New York, and to appoint an Assistant Collector to reside at Jersey City," approved February twenty-one, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Feb 25, 1865 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 56 An Act to authorize the Corporation of Georgetown to levy certain Taxes. Feb 25, 1865 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 57 An Act authorizing and requiring the Opening of Sixth Street West. Feb 25, 1865 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 58 An Act in Reference to Prosecutions for Libel in the District of Columbia. Feb 25, 1865 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 59 An Act for changing the Time for holding the Circuit Courts in the District of Virginia. Feb 25, 1865 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 60 Private Law    
Chapter 61 Private Law    
Chapter 62 Private Law    
Chapter 63 Private Law    
Chapter 64 An Act for providing for a District and a Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Nevada, and for other Purposes. Feb 27, 1865 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 65 Private Law    
Chapter 66 Private Law    
Chapter 67 An Act to revive certain Provisions of the Act entitled "An Act further to provide for the Collection of Duties on Imports and Tonnage," approved March three, eighteen hundred and fifteen, and for other Purposes. Feb 28, 1865 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 68 An Act making Appropriations for the Construction, Preservation, and Repairs of certain Fortifications and other Works of Defence for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. Feb 28, 1865 PDF, 245KB
Chapter 69 An Act relating to the Enrolment and License of certain Vessels. Feb 28, 1865 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 70 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the Admeasurement of Tonnage of Ships and Vessels of the United States," approved May sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Feb 28, 1865 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 71 An Act concerning the Collection District of Salem and Beverly, in Masachusetts. Feb 28, 1865 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 72 An Act granting to the Michigan City Harbor Company the Use of Government Piers in said Harbor for the purpose of protecting said Harbor. Feb 28, 1865 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 73 An Act making Appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial Expenses of the Government for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and additional Appropriations for the current fiscal Year. Mar 2, 1865 PDF, 1.39MB
Chapter 74 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. Mar 2, 1865 PDF, 484KB
Chapter 75 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. Mar 2, 1865 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 76 An Act to establish the Office of Solicitor and Naval Judge-Advocate. Mar 2, 1865 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 77 An Act to provide Ways and Means for the Support of the Government. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 78 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide Internal Revenue to support the Government, to pay Interest on the Public Debt, and for other Purposes," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 1.64MB
Chapter 79 An Act to amend the several Acts heretofore passed to provide for the Enrolling and Calling out the National Forces, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 454KB
Chapter 80 An Act amendatory of certain Acts imposing Duties upon foreign Importations. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 446KB
Chapter 81 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 348KB
Chapter 82 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide a National Currency, secured by a Pledge of United States Bonds, and to provide for the Circulation and Redemption thereof." Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 83 An Act to prevent the Enlistment of Persons charged with Crime in the District of Columbia, as Substitute [s] or as Volunteers in the Army or Navy, and to prevent Frauds at the District Jail, in the City of Washington. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 84 An Act supplementary to the several Acts relating to Pensions. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 85 An Act to provide for a Chief of Staff to the Lieutenant-General commanding the Armies of the United States. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 86 An Act regulating Proceedings in criminal Cases, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 87 An Act further to amend an Act entitled "An Act for the Collection of direct Taxes in the insurrectionary Districts within the United States, and for other Purposes," approved June seven, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 376KB
Chapter 88 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to aid in the Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the Use of the same for Postal, Military, and other Purposes," approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and to amend an Act amendatory thereof, approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 89 An Act relating to the postal Laws. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 376KB
Chapter 90 An Act to establish a Bureau for the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 278KB
Chapter 91 An Act to incorporate a national military and naval Asylum for the Relief of the totally disabled Officers and Men of the Volunteer Forces of the United States. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 92 An Act to incorporate the Feedman's Savings and Trust Company. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 366KB
Chapter 93 An Act for the better Organization of the Subsistence Department. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 94 An Act to provide for two assistant local Inspectors of Steamboats in the City of New York, and for two local Inspectors at Galena, Illinois, and to reestablish the Board of local Inspectors at Wheeling; and also to amend the Act approved June eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, entitled "An Act to create an additional Inspector of Steamboats and two local Inspectors of Steamboats for Collection Districts of Memphis and Oregon, and for other Purposes." Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 95 An Act to provide for the Publication of the Opinions of the Attorneys-General of the United States. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 96 An Act to remove all Disqualification of Color in carrying the Mails. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 97 An Act related to the Clerkships in the Post-Office Department. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 98 An Act amendatory of the Acts relative to the Attorney-General's Office, and to fix the Compensation of his Assistant and Clerks. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 99 An Act to provide for the Construction of certain Wagon-Roads in the Territories of Idaho, Montana, Dakota, and Nebraska. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 100 An Act to authorize the Coinage of Three-Cent Pieces, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 101 An Act to regulate the Fees of Custom-House Officers on the Northern, Northeastern, and Northwestern Frontiers of the United States. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 102 An Act granting Land to the State of Michigan, to aid in building a Harbor and Ship-Canal at Portage Lake, Kewenaw Point, Lake Superior. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 103 An Act to extend the Time for Completion of certain Railroads to which Land Grants have been made in the States of Michigan and Wisconsin. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 268KB
Chapter 104 An Act to establish certain Post-Roads. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 323KB
Chapter 105 An Act extending the Time for the Completion of certain Land-grant Rail roads in the States of Minnesota and Iowa, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 277KB
Chapter 106 An Act to regulate the Taking of Depositions in certain Cases. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 107 An Act supplemental to the Act approved first July, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, "for the Disposal of Coal Lands and of Town Property in the Public Domain." Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 108 An Act to amend an Act entitled, "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act making a Grant of alternate Sections of Public Lands to the State of Michigan to aid in the Construction of certain Railroads in said State, and for other Purposes.'" Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 109 An Act to authorize the Issuing of Patents for certain Lands in the Town of Stockbridge, State of Wisconsin, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 110 An Act to quiet Titles in Favor of Parties in actual Possession of Lands situated in the District of Columbia. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 111 An Act further to Provide for the Verification of Invoices. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 112 An Act amendatory of "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act to promote the Progress of the useful Arts,' approved March three, eighteen hundred and sixty-three." Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 113 An Act to amend the third Section of an Act entitled "An Act making Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and for other Purposes," so far as the same relates to Witnesses in the Courts of the United States. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 114 An Act in Relation to the Naval Observatory. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 115 An Act for the Relief of the Occupents of the Lands of the Ex-mission of San Jose, in the State of California. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 116 An Act to enable the accounting Officers of the Treasury to settle the Claim of the State of Kansas. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 117 An Act to extend the Provisions of the first Section of "An Act for the Government of Persons in certain Fisheries," approved June nineteenth, eighteen hundred and thirteen." Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 118 An Act to incorporate the Colored Union Benevolent Association. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 263KB
Chapter 119 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Metropolitan Railroad Company, in the District of Columbia." Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 120 An Act to incorporate the Continental Hotel Company of the City of Washington. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 121 An Act providing for the Confinement of juvenile Offenders against the Laws of the United States in Houses of Refuge. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 122 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the better Organization of Indian Affairs in California." Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 123 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to lease or sell certain Property of the United States situated at Bath, in the State of Maine. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 124 An Act to increase the Pay of Midshipmen and others. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 125 An Act to incorporate the "Capital Hotel Company," in Washington City, District of Columbia. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 126 An Act supplemental to an Act entitled "An Act to amend the several Acts respecting Copyright," approved February third, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, and to the Acts in Addition thereto and Amendment thereof. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 127 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-six and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1865 PDF, 1.83KB

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