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Session 1 (1873 - 1874)

Chapter 1 An act to provide for the redemption of the loan of eighteen hundred and fifty-eight. Dec. 17, 1873 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 2 Private Law    
Chapter 3 An act making appropriations for extraordinary expenses of the naval service. Dec. 31, 1873 PDF, 153KB
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 An act to establish a post route from the village of L'Ause, in the county of Houghton and State of Michigan, to Huron Bay, in said county and State. Jan. 5, 1874 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 6 An act relating to the limitation of steam pressure of vessels used exclusively for towing and carrying freight on the Mississippi river and its tributaries. Jan. 6, 1874 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 7 An act to so amend the laws relative to internal revenue as to allow distillery warehouses to be continued in use after changes have occurred in the management of the business. Jan. 8, 1874 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 8 An act to authorize the First National Bank of Saint Anthony, Minnesota, to change its location and name. Jan. 8, 1874 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 9 An act authorizing the Second National bank of Havana, New York, to change its name. Jan. 9, 1874 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 10 An act making an appropriation for the legislative expenses of Colorado Territory. Jan. 14, 1874 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 11 An act repealing the increase of salaries of members of Congress, and other officers. Jan. 20, 1874 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 12 Private Law    
Chapter 13 Private Law    
Chapter 14 An act to amend the act entitled "An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. Jan. 22, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 15 An act in relation to the printing of the Biennial Register commonly called the Blue Book. Jan. 23, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 16 An act making appropriations to pay for reporting the debates and proceedings of Congress. Jan. 28, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 17 An act to provide for the purchase of fire extinguishers for the Capitol building. Jan. 28, 1874 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 18 An act to abolish the office of Deputy Commissioner of Internal Revenue. Jan. 29, 1874 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 19 An act authorizing coinage to be executed at the mints of the United States for foreign countries. Jan. 29, 1874 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 20 An act providing for busts of the late Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney and of Samuel Portland Chase, to be placed in the Supreme Court room of the United States. Jan. 29, 1874 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 21 An act to establish certain post-routes. Feb. 4, 1874 PDF, 417KB
Chapter 22 An act in relation to the lines of telegraph connecting the Capitol with the various Departments of the Government. Feb. 4, 1874 PDF, 69KB
Chapter 23 An act to change the name of the pleasure-yacht "Fearless" Feb. 7, 1874 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 24 An act changing the times for holding certain district courts of the United States, for the State of Iowa. Feb. 9, 1874 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 25 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to provide for the removal of the Flathead and other Indians from the Bitterroot Valley in the Territory of Montana," approved June fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. Feb. 11, 1874 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 26 An act in relation to the monument erected to the memory of the Chevalier de Ternay. Feb. 11, 1874 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 27 Private Law    
Chapter 28 Private Law    
Chapter 29 An act to confirm certain land titles in the State of Missouri. Feb. 14, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 30 An act granting swamp-lands in Holt county, Missouri, to said Holt county, for school purposes. Feb. 19, 1874 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 31 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver to the State authorities of Rhode Island a certain gun. Feb. 19, 1874 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 32 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to ascertain the amount of expense incurred by the territorial authorities of Dakota for arms, equipments, military stores, supplies, and all other expenses of the volunteer forces of the Indian war of eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Feb. 20, 1874 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 33 Private Law    
Chapter 34 Private Law    
Chapter 35 An act to change the titles of certain naval officers, and for other purposes. Feb. 24, 1874 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 36 An act to withhold from sale the site of the old light-station at Nayatt Point. Feb. 24, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 37 Private Law    
Chapter 38 Private Law    
Chapter 39 An act to dredge and protect the navigable channel at the month of Buffalo River against the sand-bar formed by the gale of December, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. Feb. 25, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 40 An act to establish certain post-routes in the State of Arkansas. Feb. 27, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 41 Private Law    
Chapter 42 An act to restore William Kilburn, of San Francisco, California, to the Navy of the United States as an ensign. March 2, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 43 An act creating an additional land district in the Territory of New Mexico. March 3, 1874 PDF, 161KB
Chapter 44 An act authorizing the chief clerk of the War Department to sign requisitions on the Treasury during the temporary absence of the Secretary of War. March 4, 1874 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 45 An act to render available a certain unexpended balance of appropriation. March 4, 1874 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 46 An act to amend the fifteenth section of an act approved June eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, entitled "An act to revise, consolidate, and amend the statutes relating to the Post-Office Department." March 5, 1874 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 47 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to discontinue the use of the cutter "Relief" as a revenue cutter, and use said vessel for a boarding station in Mobile Bay. March 5, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 Private Law    
Chapter 50 An act making an appropriation to pay the operators of the Government telegraph connecting the Departments with the two houses of Congress. March 7, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 51 An act extending the time for the completion of the Green Bay and Sturgeon Bay and Lake Michigan Ship-Canal, in the State of Wisconsin. March 7, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 52 Private Law    
Chapter 53 Private Law    
Chapter 54 Private Law    
Chapter 55 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to encourage the growth of timber on western prairies." March 13, 1874 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 56 An act to grant an American register to the Canadian schooner "George Warren." March 16, 1874 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 57 An act to provide for the issuing and recording of commissions to postmasters appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. March 18, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 58 An act making an appropriation for a topographical survey of the Capitol grounds and plans for improving the same. March 21, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 59 Private Law    
Chapter 60 Private Law    
Chapter 61 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to change the name of the propeller "Wm. M. Tweed," of Buffalo. March 23, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 62 An act to authorize the President to accept for citizens of the United States the jurisdiction of certain tribunals in the Ottoman dominions, and Egypt, establish, or to be established, under the authority of the Sublime Porte, and the government of Egypt. March 23, 1874 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 63 Private Law    
Chapter 64 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to prevent the extermination of fur-bearing animals in Alaska," approved July first, eighteen hundred and seventy. March 24, 1874 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 65 An act to establish bonded warehouses for the storing and cleansing of rice intended for exportation. March 24, 1874 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 66 Private Law    
Chapter 67 Private Law    
Chapter 68 Private Law    
Chapter 69 An act making an appropriation to defray the expenses of the Joint Select Committee to Inquire into the Affairs of the District of Columbia. March 26, 1874 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 70 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to withdraw from settlement and sale a certain section of land in Wyoming Territory," approved May twenty-third, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. March 26, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 71 Private Law    
Chapter 72 An act to approve an act of the legislative assembly of the District of Columbia relating to parishes of the Protestant Episcopal Church. March 28, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 73 Private Law    
Chapter 74 An act making appropriations for the construction, preservation, and repair of certain fortifications and other works of defense, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five. April 3, 1874 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 75 An act to improve the mouth of the Mississippi River. April 3, 1874 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 76 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to issue an American register to the schooner "Carrie," of Eastport, Maine. April 3, 1874 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 77 An act appropriating certain unexpended balances of appropriations for removal of Indians. April 3, 1874 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 78 Private Law    
Chapter 79 Private Law    
Chapter 80 An act concerning the practice in territorial courts, and appeals therefrom. April 7, 1874 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 81 Private Law    
Chapter 82 An act to extend the time for completing the Wisconsin Central Railroad in Wisconsin. April 9, 1874 PDF, 88KB
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 An act to grant an American register to the Canadian tug "Noah P. Sprague." April 14, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 94 Private Law    
Chapter 95 Private Law    
Chapter 96 An act to establish a reservation for certain Indians in the Territory of Montana. April 15, 1874 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 97 An act authorizing the payment of annuities into the treasury of the Seminole tribe of Indians. April 15, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 98 An act to donate the military reservation at Fort Steilacoom to the Territory of Washington for the use of the insane asylum. April 15, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 99 An act to forfeit to the United States certain lands granted to the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad Company to aid in constructing a railroad from the town of Folsom to the town of Placerville, in the State of California. April 15, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 100 An act authorizing the Passaic County National Bank of Paterson to change its name. April 15, 1874 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 101 Private Law    
Chapter 102 Private Law    
Chapter 103 Private Law    
Chapter 104 Private Law    
Chapter 105 Private Law    
Chapter 106 An act to amend the act entitled "An act relating to the enrollment and license of certain vessels." April 17, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 107 An act to authorize the employment of certain aliens as engineers and pilots. April 17, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 108 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to employ a retired officer at sea, and if physically and professionally qualified to perform his duties, the President is authorized to restore him to the active list. April 17, 1874 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 109 Private Law    
Chapter 110 An act to amend the act entitled "An act for enrolling and licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries and for regulating the same," passed February eighteen, seventeen hundred and ninety-three. April 18, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 111 An act to secure to the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States the land in the White Earth Indian reservation in Minnesota, on which is situated their church and other buildings. April 18, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 112 An act to authorize the use of certain unexpended balance for payment of expenses of Board of Indian Commissioners. April 18, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 113 An act making appropriation for the payment of teachers in the public schools in the District of Columbia, and providing for the levy of a tax to reimburse the same. April 18, 1874 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 114 An act authorizing the changing of the name of the steamer Fannie Lehr. April 18, 1874 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 115 An act directing the Secretary of the Treasury to issue an American register to the English-built brig "Hattie Eaton." April 18, 1874 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 116 An act granting an American registry to the American built Peruvian steam-ship "Rayo," now rebuilt in the United States, and converted into a sailing vessel. April 18, 1874 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 117 An act to provide for the inspection of the disbursements of appropriations made by officers of the Army. April 20, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 118 An act to relinquish title of the United States in certain real estate near Columbia, Tennessee, to Rose Hill Cemetery. April 21, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 119 Private Law    
Chapter 120 Private Law    
Chapter 121 Private Law    
Chapter 122 An act to enable the Secretary of the Treasury to gather authentic information as to the condition and importance of the fur-trade in the Territory of Alaska. April 22, 1874 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 123 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver certain condemned ordnance to the municipal authorities of Concord, Massachusetts, for monumental purposes. April 22, 1874 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 124 Private Law    
Chapter 125 An act to provide for the relief of the persons suffering from the overflow of the lower Mississippi River. April 23, 1874 PDF, 73KB
Chapter 126 Private Law    
Chapter 127 An act to establish the Bismarck land district in the Territory of Dakota. April 24, 1874 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 128 Private Law    
Chapter 129 Private Law    
Chapter 130 Private Law    
Chapter 131 Private Law    
Chapter 132 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to issue certificate of registry and enrolment to the schooner "Almina," and changing the name to "Minnie Davis." April 25, 1874 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 133 Private Law    
Chapter 134 Private Law    
Chapter 135 An act relative to private contracts or agreements made with Indians prior to May twenty-first, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. April 29, 1874 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 136 An act to ratify an agreement with certain Ute Indians in Colorado, and to make an appropriation for carrying out the same. April 29, 1874 PDF, 474KB
Chapter 137 An act for the relief of settlers on the Cherokee strip in Kansas. April 29, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 138 Private Law    
Chapter 139 Private Law    
Chapter 140 Private Law    
Chapter 141 An act authorizing the Citizens' National Bank of Hagerstown, Maryland, to change its location. May 1, 1874 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 142 An act to render available an unexpended balance of appropriation for collection and payment of bounty, &c, for colored soldiers and sailors. May 1, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 143 Private Law    
Chapter 144 Private Law    
Chapter 145 An act to grant an American register to the barque "Azor." May 6, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 146 Private Law    
Chapter 147 Private Law    
Chapter 148 Private Law    
Chapter 149 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to regulate the carriage of passengers in steamships and other vessels," approved March three, eighteen hundred and fifty-five. May 7, 1874 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 150 Private Law    
Chapter 151 Private Law    
Chapter 152 Private Law    
Chapter 153 Private Law    
Chapter 154 An act to amend the thirty-first section of an act entitled "An act for enrolling and calling out the national militia, and for other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. May 8, 1874 PDF, 92KB
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 An act in relation to the customs duties on imported fruits. May 9, 1874 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 164 Private Law    
Chapter 165 An act providing for the payment of the bonds of the Louisville and Portland Canal Company. May 11, 1874 PDF, 281KB
Chapter 166 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to furnish copies of certain papers called for by resolution of the House. May 11, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 167 Private Law    
Chapter 168 An act to establish an assay-office at Helena, in the Territory of Montana. May 12, 1874 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 169 Private Law    
Chapter 170 An act to enable the Secretary of War to carry out the act of April twenty-third, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, entitled "An act to provide for the relief of the persons suffering from the overflow of the Mississippi River," and for other purposes. May 13, 1874 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 171 Private Law    
Chapter 172 Private Law    
Chapter 173 Private Law    
Chapter 174 Private Law    
Chapter 175 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to remove the powder magazine from Fort Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia. May 15, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 176 An act giving the assent of Congress for the improvement of the Wolf River across the Menomonee Indian reservation, in the State of Wisconsin. May 15, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 177 Private Law    
Chapter 178 Private Law    
Chapter 179 Private Law    
Chapter 180 An act granting a portion of the United States military reservation at Salt Lake City for cemetery purposes. May 16, 1874 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 181 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to discharge certain obligations of the United States to the creditors of the Upper and Lower Bands of Sioux Indians. May 16, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 182 An act for the relief of certain settlers on the Fort Randall military reservation. May 18, 1874 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 183 Private Law    
Chapter 184 An act for the relief of the owners of the steam ferry-boat A. Barton. May 20, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 185 Private Law    
Chapter 186 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the establishment of a military prison and for its government," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. May 21, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 187 An act repealing the act entitled "An act fixing the time for the election of Representatives from the State of California to the Fort-fourth Congress." May 21, 1874 PDF, 89KB
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 An act to authorize the county commissioners of Thurston County, in Washington Territory, to issue bonds for the purpose of constructing a railroad from Budd's Inlet, Puget Sound, to intersect the Northern Pacific Railroad at or near Tonino. May 27, 1874 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 195 An act to authorize the trustees of the Massachusetts Museum of Fine Arts to import and retain for two years, certain works of Art, free of duty. May 28, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 196 Private Law    
Chapter 197 Private Law    
Chapter 198 Private Law    
Chapter 199 Private Law    
Chapter 200 An act for the benefit of occupying claimants. June 1, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 201 An act to facilitate the execution of, and to protect certain public works of improvement at the mouth of the Mississippi River. June 1, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 202 Private Law    
Chapter 203 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to reduce duties on imports and to reduce internal taxes and for other purposes,'" approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. June 3, 1874 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 204 An act donating condemned cannon and cannon-balls to the posts of the Grand Army of the Republic of Philadelphia and other associations, for monumental purposes. June 3, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 205 An act to provide for the better protection of the frontier settlements of Texas against Indian and Mexican depredations. June 3, 1874 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 206 An act to extend the time to pre-emptors on the public lands in the State of Minnesota, to make final payment. June 3, 1874 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 207 An act changing name and location of Irasburgh National Bank of Oreleans, county of Oreleans, State of Vermont. June 3, 1874 PDF, 91KB
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 An act changing the time of holding circuit and district courts in Vermont. June 5, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 215 An act in relation to the Centennial Exhibition. June 5, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 216 An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes. June 6, 1874 PDF, 621KB
Chapter 217 An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June-thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five. June 6, 1874 PDF, 256KB
Chapter 218 An act to change the name of the port of San Pedro, California, to Wilmington. June 6, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 219 An act to equalize pensions in certain cases. June 6, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 220 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to promote the development of the mining resources of the United States," passed May tenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. June 6, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 221 An act to change the name of the schooner "Jacob Faithful" to "Eyvor." June 6, 1874 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 222 An act to change the name of the schooner-yacht "Quarantine," to "Welcome." June 6, 1874 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 223 An act obviating the necessity of issuing patents for certain private land-claims in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes. June 6, 1874 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 224 An act to legalize and establish a pontoon-railway bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and to authorize the construction of a similar bridge at or near Clinton, Iowa. June 6, 1874 PDF, 207KB
Chapter 225 Private Law    
Chapter 226 Private Law    
Chapter 227 Private Law    
Chapter 228 Private Law    
Chapter 229 Private Law    
Chapter 230 Private Law    
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 Private Law    
Chapter 243 Private Law    
Chapter 244 Private Law    
Chapter 245 Private Law    
Chapter 246 Private Law    
Chapter 247 Private Law    
Chapter 248 Private Law    
Chapter 249 Private Law    
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 An act authorizing corrections to be made in errors of prize-lists. June 8, 1874 PDF, 114KB
Chapter 257 Private Law    
Chapter 258 Private Law    
Chapter 259 An act to facilitate the exportation of distilled spirits, and amendatory of the acts in elation thereto. June 9, 1874 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 260 An act in reference to the operations of the shipping commissioners' act, approved June seventh eighteen hundred and seventy-five. June 9, 1874 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 261 An act to reduce the area of the military reservation of Fort Sanders, and providing for the survey of said reservation as reduced. June 9, 1874 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 262 An act to grant an American register to the steamship Suffolk and to change the name of said steamship to that of Professor Morse. June 9, 1874 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 263 An act to change the name of the registered steamer Oakes Ames to Champlain. June 9, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 264 An act to change the name of the schooner "China." June 9, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 265 Private Law    
Chapter 266 Private Law    
Chapter 267 Private Law    
Chapter 268 Private Law    
Chapter 269 Private Law    
Chapter 270 Private Law    
Chapter 271 Private Law    
Chapter 272 Private Law    
Chapter 273 Private Law    
Chapter 274 An act granting one condemned cannon to Prescott Post No on Grand Army of the Republic for the erection of a monument at Providence, Rhode Island. June 10, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 275 An act making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic service of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes. June 11, 1874 PDF, 489KB
Chapter 276 Private Law    
Chapter 277 Private Law    
Chapter 278 Private Law    
Chapter 279 Private Law    
Chapter 280 Private Law    
Chapter 281 Private Law    
Chapter 282 Private Law    
Chapter 283 An act to forfeit certain public lands granted to the Stockton and Copperopolis Railroad, in the State of California. June 15, 1874 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 284 Private Law    
Chapter 285 An act making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes. June 16, 1874 PDF, 411KB
Chapter 286 An act to change the time for holding the circuit and distract courts of the United States for the eastern district of Wisconsin, at Oshkosh. June 16, 1874 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 287 An act fixing the times of holding the circuit court of the United States in the districts of California, Oregon, and Nevada. June 16, 1874 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 288 An act to authorize medals commemorating the One hundredth anniversary of the first meeting of the Continental Congress, and of the Declaration of Independence. June 16, 1874 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 289 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to change the name of the schooner "Jennie Spear" to that of "Santa Rosa." June 16, 1874 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 290 An act to authorize an appointment in the Inspector-General's Department. June 16, 1874 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 291 Private Law    
Chapter 292 Private Law    
Chapter 293 Private Law    
Chapter 294 An act relating to Ambassadors, Consuls and other officers. June 17, 1874 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 295 An act to create an additional major of artillery, and to promote Captain James M. Robertson. June 17, 1874 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 296 Private Law    
Chapter 297 Private Law    
Chapter 298 An act to increase the pensions of soldiers and sailors who have been totally disabled. June 18, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 299 An act to increase pensions in certain cases. June 18, 1874 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 300 An act fixing the time for the election of Representatives from the State of Pennsylvania to the Forty-fourth Congress. June 18, 1874 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 301 An act to amend the law relating to patents, trade marks, and copyrights. June 18, 1874 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 302 An act to further continue the act to authorize the settlement of the accounts of officers of the Army and Navy. June 18, 1874 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 303 An act to extend the time for filing claims for additional bounty under the act of July twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. June 18, 1874 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 304 An act explanatory of the act of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. June 18, 1874 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 305 An act to authorize the issuance of patents for lands granted to the State of Oregon in certain cases. June 18, 1874 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 306 An act authorizing the President to reinstate George M. Book on the active list of the Navy. June 18, 1874 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 307 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to grant a right of way across a corner of the Fort Gratiot military reservation to the city railroad company, Port Huron, Michigan. June 18, 1874 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 308 An act for the relief of certain settlers on the public lands in certain portions of the States of Minnesota and Iowa. June 18, 1874 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 309 An act for the honorable discharge from their several positions in the Army of Captain J. Horace McGuire, First Lieutenant Henry R. Gardner, Second Lieutenant William D. McGuire, and Second Lieutenant William C. Reddy, all late of the tenth regiment United States colored artillery, (heavy) and directing their honorable muster out of the service of the United States as of the date of their dismissal. June 18, 1874 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 310 An act to admit free of duty articles intended for the International Exhibition of eighteen hundred and seventy-six. June 18, 1874 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 311 An act to authorize the widening of Wight street through the grounds of the United States marine hospital at Detroit, Michigan. June 18, 1874 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 312 An act to authorize the board of commissioners of the Soldiers' Home to sell the property belonging to the Soldiers' Home, situated at Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and known as Harrodsburg Springs property. June 18, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 313 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to ascertain the amount of expenses incurred by the States of Oregon and California in the suppression of Indian hostilities in the years eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and eighteen hundred and seventy-three. June 18, 1874 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 314 An act to authorize and direct the Secretary of War to reserve from sale ten thousand suits of old and disused Army uniform clothing, now in the Quartermaster's department of the Army, and to transfer the same to the National Home for disabled Volunteer soldiers. June 18, 1874 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 315 An act to authorize The First National Bank of Seneca" to change its name. June 18, 1874 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 317 Private Law    
Chapter 318 Private Law    
Chapter 319 Private Law    
Chapter 320 Private Law    
Chapter 321 Private Law    
Chapter 322 An act to authorize the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company to construct a branch and to change the location of its road within the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. June 19, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 323 An act to authorize the sale of the Military reservation of Fort Reynolds, in Colorado Territory, and the Government buildings thereon. June 19, 1874 PDF, 112KB
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Chapter 325 Private Law    
Chapter 326 Private Law    
Chapter 327 Private Law    
Chapter 328 An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes. June 20, 1874 PDF, 2584KB
Chapter 329 An act to provide for the election of Congressmen at large for the State of Alabama. June 20, 1874 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 330 An act to authorize the issue of duplicate agricultural land scrip where the original has been lost or destroyed. June 20, 1874 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 331 An act making additions to the fifteenth section of the act approved July 2, 1864, entitled "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 1, 1862." June 20, 1874 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 332 An act to amend the act entitled an act transferring the control of certain Territorial penitentiaries to the several Territories in which the same are located," approved January twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. June 20, 1874 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 333 An act providing for publication of the revised statutes and the laws of the United States. June 20, 1874 PDF, 215KB
Chapter 334 An act prohibiting the publication of the Revised Statutes of the United States in the newspapers at the expense of the United States. June 20, 1874 PDF, 115KB
Chapter 335 An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five. June 20, 1874 PDF, 207KB
Chapter 336 An act to fix the time for the election of Representatives in the Forty-fourth Congress from the State of Mississippi. June 20, 1874 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 337 An act for the government of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. June 20, 1874 PDF, 627KB
Chapter 338 An act to provide for the apportionment of the Territory of Wyoming for legislative purposes. June 20, 1874 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 339 An act to encourage the establishment of public marine schools. June 20, 1874 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 340 An act to create two additional land districts in the State of Kansas. June 20, 1874 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 341 An act to create an additional land district in the Territory of Colorado. June 20, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 342 An act to create the Bozeman land district in the Territory of Montana. June 20, 1874 PDF, 111KB
Chapter 343 An act fixing the amount of United States notes, providing for a redistribution of the national-bank currency, and for other purposes. June 20, 1874 PDF, 305KB
Chapter 344 An act to provide for the establishment of life-saving stations and houses of refuge upon the sea and lake coasts of the United States, and to promote the efficiency of the life-saving service. June 20, 1874 PDF, 348KB
Chapter 345 An act to correct the date of commission of certain officers of the Army. June 20, 1874 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 346 An act to ascertain the possessory rights of the Hudson's Bay Company and other British subjects within the limits which were the subject of the award of His Majesty the Emperor of Germany under the treaty of Washington of May eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and for other purposes. June 20, 1874 PDF, 216KB
Chapter 347 An act directing the Secretary of the Treasury to report upon the necessity for a public building at Brooklyn, New York, and the cost of the same. June 20, 1874 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 348 An act granting to the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Company a right of way through the public lands for a railroad. June 20, 1874 PDF, 209KB
Chapter 349 An act amending the charter of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company, and for other purposes. June 20, 1874 PDF, 216KB
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Chapter 388 An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the Government for the fiscal years ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three and eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 1372KB
Chapter 389 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 seventy-five, and for other purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 2951KB
Chapter 390 An act to amend and supplement an act entitled "An act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States," approved March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and for other purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 917KB
Chapter 391 An act to amend the customs-revenue laws and to repeal moieties. June 22, 1874 PDF, 627KB
Chapter 392 An act for the better government of the Navy of the United States. June 22, 1874 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 393 An act to repeal so much of the act approved May eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, entitled "An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes" as provides for the employment of persons to assist the proper officers of the Government in discovering and collecting moneys withheld and for other purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 394 An act to legalize entries of public lands under the homestead laws in certain cases. June 22, 1874 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 395 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service of the United States," approved March third, eighteen hundred and forty-nine. June 22, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 396 An act conferring jurisdiction upon the criminal court of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 397 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to establish a western judicial district of North Carolina." June 22, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 398 An act to admit free of duty merchandise sunk for two years and afterward recovered. June 22, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 399 An act for the relief of savings institutions having no capital stock, and doing business solely for the benefit of depositors. June 22, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 400 An act for the relief of settlers on railroad lands. June 22, 1874 PDF, 294KB
Chapter 401 An act relating to circuit courts of the United States for the districts of Alabama. June 22, 1874 PDF, 208KB
Chapter 402 An act to constitute Montgomery, in the State of Alabama, a port of delivery. June 22, 1874 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 403 An act to authorize and provide for the construction of a substantial iron and masonry bridge and of a causeway across the Anacostia, or Eastern Branch of the Potomac River, at or near the site of the present Navy-Yard bridge. June 22, 1874 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 404 An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over the Willamette River at Salem, in the State of Oregon. June 22, 1874 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 405 An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near the city of La Crosse, in the State of Wisconsin. June 22, 1874 PDF, 111KB
Chapter 406 An act supplementary to the act entitled "An act to incorporate the Texas Pacific Railroad Company, and to aid in the construction of its road, and for other purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 200KB
Chapter 407 An act to change the name of the brig Sidi to Sea Waif. June 22, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 408 An act to authorize the issue of an American register to the ship "Albambra." June 22, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 409 An act relinquishing the rights of the United States in certain lands in the State of Michigan. June 22, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 410 An act to provide for the sale of the present United State marine hospital and site and the purchase of a new site and erection thereon of a new marine hospital, in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 22, 1874 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 411 An act to provide for the appointment of a commission of engineers to investigate and report a permanent plan for the reclamation of the alluvial basin of the Mississippi River subject to inundation. June 22, 1874 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 412 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver certain condemned ordnance to the municipal authorities of Lexington, Massachusetts, for monumental purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 413 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to sell unserviceable ordnance stores, and for other purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 414 An act providing for the collection of moneys due the United States from the Pacific Railroad Companies. June 22, 1874 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 415 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to relinquish and turn over to the Interior Department parts of certain reservations in the Territory of Arizona as may be no longer required for military purposes. June 22, 1874 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 416 An act to extend the jurisdiction of the Light-House Board. June 22, 1874 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 417 An act for the transfer of twenty condemned Bronze cannon for the erection of a statute to the late Major General George Gordon Meade. June 22, 1874 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 418 An act referring the claim of the owners of the schooner Ada A. Andrews to the Court of Claims. June 22, 1874 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 419 An act authorizing the transfer of gold mint bars from the bullion fund of the assay office New York to the Assistant Treasurer at New York. June 22, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 420 An act to change the name of the pleasure-yacht "Planchette," to that of "Laxen." June 22, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 421 An act to place on the retired list of the Navy, M.H. Plunkett, late second assistant engineer of the Regular Navy. June 22, 1874 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 422 An act to appropriate lands for the support of schools in certain fractional townships in the State of Missouri. June 22, 1874 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 423 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to deliver to the Connecticut Historical Society certain papers on file as vouchers for the discharged claims of the heirs of Silas Deane. June 22, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 424 An act to extend the act of March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, entitled "An act for the extension of time to the Saint Paul and Pacific Railroad Company for the completion of its roads. June 22, 1874 PDF, 98KB
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Chapter 453 An act to prevent hazing at the Naval Academy. June 23, 1874 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 454 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to reorganize the courts in the District of Columbia and for other purposes," approved March 3, 1863. June 23, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 455 An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes. June 23, 1874 PDF, 2574KB
Chapter 456 An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes. June 23, 1874 PDF, 716KB
Chapter 457 An act making appropriations for the repair, preservation, and completion of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. June 23, 1874 PDF, 693KB
Chapter 458 An act reorganizing the several staff corps of the Army. June 23, 1874 PDF, 214KB
Chapter 459 An act for the creation of a court for the adjudication and disposition of certain moneys received into the Treasury under an award made by the tribunal of arbitration constituted by virtue of the first article of the treaty concluded at Washington the eighth of May, anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy-one, between the United States of America and the Queen of Great Britain. June 23, 1874 PDF, 557KB
Chapter 460 An act to provide for the improvement of the Oostenaula River, in the State of Georgia. June 23, 1874 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 461 An act to protect lines of telegraph constructed or used by the United States from malicious injury and obstruction. June 23, 1874 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 462 An act to provide for the stamping of unstamped instruments, documents or papers. June 23, 1874 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 463 An act to change the times of holding the circuit and district courts at the city of Evansville. June 23, 1874 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 464 An act to protect persons of foreign birth against forcible constraint or involuntary servitude. June 23, 1874 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 465 An act to provide for the care and custody of persons convicted in the courts of the United States who have or may become insane while imprisoned. June 23, 1874 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 466 An act to extend the time allowed for the redemption of certain lands by the first section of the act entitled "An act to provide for the redemption and sale of lands held by the United States under the several acts levying direct taxes, and for other purposes" approved June eighth, eighteen hundred & seventy-two, and to suspend the operation of the fourth section of said act. June 23, 1874 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 467 An act to authorize the use of gilt letters for the names of vessels. June 23, 1874 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 468 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a court for the investigation of claims against the United States,'" approved August 6th, 1856. June 23, 1874 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 469 An act in relation to courts and judicial officers in the Territory of Utah. June 23, 1874 PDF, 409KB
Chapter 470 An act to establish certain post-routes. June 23, 1874 PDF, 993KB
Chapter 471 An act providing for the sale of the Kansas Indian lands in Kansas to actual settlers, and for the disposition of the proceeds of the sale. June 23, 1874 PDF, 222KB
Chapter 472 An act to further provide for the sale of certain Indian lands in Kansas. June 23, 1874 PDF, 124KB
Chapter 473 An act granting the right of way through the public lands to the Arkansas Valley Railway Company. June 23, 1874 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 474 An act supplementary to the act entitled "An act to authorize the Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad Company to extend a railroad into and within the District of Columbia," approved January 22, 1873. June 23, 1874 PDF, 218KB
Chapter 475 An act to declare the bridge across the Niagara River, authorized by the act of Congress, approved, June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy, a post route. June 23, 1874 PDF, 117KB
Chapter 476 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to suspend work upon the public buildings. June 23, 1874 PDF, 209KB
Chapter 477 An act to change the name of the schooner "Delmar." June 23, 1874 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 478 An act to confirm the purchase of a portion of the site of Fort Houston at Nashville, Tennessee, and to provide for the donation of the same to the Fisk University for educational purposes; also to confirm in the purchase of certain land at Fort Hamilton, New York. June 23, 1874 PDF, 207KB
Chapter 479 An act to authorize the Farmers' National Bank of Greensburgh, Pennsylvania, to change its location and name. June 23, 1874 PDF, 114KB
Chapter 480 An act regulating the gas-works. June 23, 1874 PDF, 433KB
Chapter 481 An act extending the right of way heretofore granted to the Allegheny Valley Railroad Company through the arsenal grounds at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 23, 1874 PDF, 222KB
Chapter 482 An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over the Willamette River at Portland in the State of Oregon. June 23, 1874 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 483 An act to allow the schooner Ocean Wave to take the name of Edith E. Wright, and be registered under that name. June 23, 1874 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 484 An act authorizing and requiring the issuance of a patent for certain lands to the county of Scott, in the State of Missouri. June 23, 1874 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 485 An act to change the name of the steamboat Kitty Strang. June 23, 1874 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 486 An act to fix the salaries of the clerks at the United States armory in Springfield, Massachusetts. June 23, 1874 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 487 An act authorizing the President to appoint George Henry Preble, now a captain on the active list of the Navy, to be a commodore. June 23, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 488 An act to extend the time for completing entries of Osage Indian lands in Kansas. June 23, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 489 An act directing the Secretary of the Treasury to report upon the necessity of a public building at the city of Auburn, New York. June 23, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 490 An act to further define and enlarge the powers and duties of the Board of Health of the District of Columbia. June 23, 1874 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 491 An act for the relief of J. Scott Payne, second lieutenant Sixth United States Cavalry, late first lieutenant Fifth United States Cavalry. June 23, 1874 PDF, 111KB

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Session 2

Chapter 1 An act making an appropriation to enable the Postmaster General to carry into effect the law requiring the prepayment of postage on newspapers, approved June twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. Dec. 15, 1874 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 2 An act to confirm an agreement made with the Shoshone Indians (eastern band) for the purchase of the south part of their reservation in Wyoming Territory. Dec. 15, 1874 PDF, 183KB
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Chapter 4 An act to re-imburse the city of Boston for certain expenses incurred in the improvement of Chelsea street, (formerly Charlestown,) in connection with the United States navy-yard. Dec. 19, 1874 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 5 An act relating to the disposition of certain lands to be reclaimed in sections fourteen, twenty-three, and twenty-six, in township sixteen north, or range twenty, in the county of Sheboygan, in the State of Wisconsin. Dec. 21, 1874 PDF, 98KB
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Chapter 7 An act reserving for the use of Congress one hundred and fifty copies of the Revised Statutes authorized to be printed by the act of June twentieth eighteen hundred and seventy-four. Dec. 24, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 8 An act to enable the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia to proceed with its jury-business. Dec. 28, 1874 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 9 An act providing for the authentication of the revised statutes of the United States and for preserving the originals of all laws in the Department of State. Dec. 28, 1874 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 10 An act for the relief of certain settlers on the public lands. Dec. 28, 1874 PDF, 96KB
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Chapter 12 An act suspending so much of the act entitled "An act re-organizing the several staff-corps of the Army," approved June twenty-third, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, as applies to contract-surgeons. Jan. 1, 1875 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 13 An act to create an additional land-district in the State of Oregon, to be called the Dalles land-district. Jan. 11, 1875 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 14 An act explanatory of the resolution entitled "A resolution for the relief of settlers upon the Absentee Shawnee lands in Kansas," approved April seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. Jan. 11, 1875 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 15 An act to provide for the resumption of specie payments. Jan. 14, 1875 PDF, 114KB
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Chapter 18 An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for other purposes. Jan. 18, 1875 PDF, 658KB
Chapter 19 An act to remove the limitation restricting the circulation of banking-associations issuing notes payable in gold. Jan. 19, 1875 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 20 An act donating condemned cannon to the City of Massillon, Ohio, for monumental purposes. Jan. 19, 1875 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 22 An act declaratory of the act entitled "An act to amend the customs-revenue laws, and to repeal moieties," approved June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. Jan. 22, 1875 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 23 An act to provide for compensating the officers of the Government in observing the Transit of Venus. Jan. 22, 1875 PDF, 89KB
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Chapter 25 An act to enable the Commissioner of Agriculture to make a special distribution of seeds. Jan. 25, 1875 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 26 An act authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to grant a patent for certain land in the Territory of Arizona. Jan. 28, 1875 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 27 An act to provide an appropriation for continuing the construction of the post office and custom house at Saint Louis, Missouri. Jan. 28, 1875 PDF, 97KB
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Chapter 29 An act to constitute Patchogue on the south side of Long Island, in the State of New York, a port of delivery. Jan. 29, 1875 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 30 An act for the relief of certain officers of the Navy who were dropped, furloughed, or retired under the act of February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and fifty-five. Jan. 30, 1875 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 31 An act authorizing the President to nominate Holmes Wikoff an assistant surgeon in the Navy. Jan. 30, 1875 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 32 An act for the relief of John T. Smith. Jan. 30, 1875 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 33 An act for the payment of interest on three-sixty-five bonds of the District of Columbia. Feb. 1, 1875 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 34 An act to grant title to certain lands in the Territory of Arizona. Feb. 5, 1875 PDF, 207KB
Chapter 35 An act granting the right of way and depot-grounds to the Oregon Central Pacific Railway Company through the public lands of the United States, from Winnemucca, in the State of Nevada, to the Columbia River, via Portland, in the State of Oregon. Feb. 5, 1875 PDF, 216KB
Chapter 36 An act to amend existing customs and internal-revenue laws, and for other purposes. Feb. 8, 1875 PDF, 718KB
Chapter 37 An act in regard to the visit of His Majesty the King of the Hawaiian Islands. Feb. 9, 1875 PDF, 95KB
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Chapter 39 An act making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defense for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six. Feb. 10, 1875 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 40 An act to provide for the relief of persons suffering from the ravages of grasshoppers. Feb. 10, 1875 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 41 An act to amend section two thousand three hundred and twenty-four of the revised statutes, relating to the development of the mining-resources of the United States. Feb. 11, 1875 PDF, 106KB
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Chapter 76 An act to amend the act entitled "An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes," approved June twenty-third, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. Feb. 15, 1875 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 77 An act to facilitate the disposition of cases in the Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes. Feb. 16, 1875 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 78 An act to make an appropriation to the contingent fund of the House of Representatives. Feb. 17, 1875 PDF, 96KB
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Chapter 80 An act to correct errors and to supply omissions in the Revised Statutes of the United States. Feb. 18, 1875 PDF, 557KB
Chapter 81 An act making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic service of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for other purposes. Feb. 18, 1875 PDF, 437KB
Chapter 82 An act giving the approval and sanction of Congress to the route and termini of the Anacostia and Potomac River Railroad, and to regulate its construction and operation. Feb. 18, 1875 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 83 An act for the relief of the district judge of Vermont. Feb. 18, 1875 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 84 An act providing for the distribution of the Revised Statutes of the United States. Feb. 18, 1875 PDF, 100KB
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Chapter 89 An act to amend section five thousand two hundred and forty of the Revised Statutes of the United States, in relation to the compensation of national-bank examiners. Feb. 19, 1875 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 90 An act to authorize the Seneca Nation of New York Indians to lease lands within the Cattaraugus and Allegany reservations, and to confirm existing leases. Feb. 19, 1875 PDF, 200KB
Chapter 91 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to give permission to extend the Hygeia Hotel at Fortress Monroe, Virginia. Feb. 19, 1875 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 92 An act authorizing the Citizens' National Bank of Sanbornton, N.H. to change its name. Feb. 19, 1875 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 93 An act for the protection of the United States custom-house in the city of Louisville, Kentucky. Feb. 19, 1875 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 94 An act to amend an act entitled "An act for the government of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes," approved June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. Feb. 20, 1875 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 95 An act regulating fees and costs and for other purposes. Feb. 22, 1875 PDF, 207KB
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Chapter 99 An act for the relief of actual settlers on lands claimed to be swamp and overflowed lands in the State of Missouri. Feb. 23, 1875 PDF, 194KB
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Chapter 108 An act to provide for settlements with certain railway companies. Feb. 27, 1875 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 114 An act to protect all citizens in their civil and legal rights. March 1, 1875 PDF, 300KB
Chapter 115 An act to authorize the promulgation of the general regulations for the government of the Army. March 1, 1875 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 116 An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six. March 1, 1875 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 117 An act explanatory of the act passed June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. March 1, 1875 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 118 An act fixing the number of paymasters in the Army of the United States. March 2, 1875 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 119 An act further supplemental to the various acts prescribing the mode of obtaining evidence in cases of contested elections. March 2, 1875 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 120 An act to declare the true intent and meaning of the twentieth section of an act passed by the legislature of the Territory of Dakota, passed January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, entitled "An act making the conveyance of homesteads not valid unless the wife joins in the conveyance. March 2, 1875 PDF, 94KB
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Chapter 126 An act in relation to the Quartermaster's Department, fixing its status, reducing its numbers, and regulating appointments and promotions therein. March 3, 1875 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 127 An act to further protect the sinking-fund and provide for the exigencies of the Government. March 3, 1875 PDF, 209KB
Chapter 128 An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 389KB
Chapter 129 An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 2699KB
Chapter 130 An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 3064KB
Chapter 131 An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for fiscal years ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, prior years, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 1870KB
Chapter 132 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 seventy-six, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 2844KB
Chapter 133 An act making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 429KB
Chapter 134 An act making appropriations for the repair, preservation, and completion of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 992KB
Chapter 135 An act making appropriations for the support of the military Academy for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six. March 3, 1875 PDF, 405KB
Chapter 136 An act restricting the refunding of custom duties and prescribing certain regulations of the Treasury Department. March 3, 1875 PDF, 212KB
Chapter 137 An act to determine the jurisdiction of circuit courts of the United States, and to regulate the removal of causes from State courts, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 443KB
Chapter 138 An act relating to the punishment of the crime of manslaughter. March 3, 1875 PDF, 114KB
Chapter 139 An act to enable the people of Colorado to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of the of the said State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States. March 3, 1875 PDF, 309KB
Chapter 140 An act to establish the boundary-line between the State of Arkansas and the Indian country. March 3, 1875 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 141 An act supplementary to the acts in relation to immigration. March 3, 1875 PDF, 212KB
Chapter 142 An act to reduce and fix the Adjutant General's Department of the Army. March 3, 1875 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 143 An act authorizing the coinage of a twenty cent piece of silver at the mints of the United States. March 3, 1875 PDF, 197KB
Chapter 144 An act to punish certain larcenies, and the receivers of stolen goods. March 3, 1875 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 145 An act to provide for deductions from the terms of sentence of United States prisoners. March 3, 1875 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 146 An act to change the name of the port of Nobleboro to Damariscotta. March 3, 1875 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 147 An act authorizing the appointment of gangers for the customs service at the port of Philadelphia. March 3, 1875 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 148 An act to transfer the county of Perry, in the State of Tennessee, from the western to the middle judicial district of the United States in said State. March 3, 1875 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 149 An act to provide for deducting any debt due the United States from any judgment recovered against the United States by such debtor. March 3, 1875 PDF, 111KB
Chapter 150 An act to make East Pensagoula, in the State of Mississippi, a port of delivery in the District of Pearl River. March 3, 1875 PDF, 111KB
Chapter 151 An act to protect ornamental and other trees on Government reservations and on lands purchased by the United States, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 208KB
Chapter 152 An act granting to railroads the right of way through the public lands of the United States. March 3, 1875 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 153 An act to amend sections one thousand six hundred and seventy-five, one thousand six hundred and seventy-six, one thousand six hundred and eighty-one, and one thousand six hundred and eighty-two of the Revised Statutes of the United States. March 3, 1875 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 154 An act to amend section numbered three thousand three hundred and forty-two of the Revised Statutes of the United States in relation to affixing stamps on brewers casks. March 3, 1875 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 155 An act to amend section fourteen hundred and twenty-two of the Revised Statutes of the United States relating to the better government of the Navy. March 3, 1875 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 156 An act to promote economy and efficiency in the marine-hospital service. March 3, 1875 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 157 An act to abolish the consulate at Amoor River and establish a consulate at Vladivostock, Russia, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 75KB
Chapter 158 An act to establish certain post-roads. March 3, 1875 PDF, 578KB
Chapter 159 An act approving the action taken by the Secretary of War under the act approved July fifteenth eighteen hundred and seventy, and to provide for repayment of certain moneys paid to officers mustered out of the Army, as supernumerary, but subsequently re-appointed by the President. March 3, 1875 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 160 An act to provide for the sale of desert lands in Lassen County, California. March 3, 1875 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 161 An act to incorporate the Capitol, North O Street, and South Washington Railway Company. March 3, 1875 PDF, 403KB
Chapter 162 An act for the support of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 497KB
Chapter 163 An act to authorize the purchase of a site for public buildings at Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania. March 3, 1875 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 164 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver certain condemned ordnance to the Joseph Warren Monument Association of Boston, Massachusetts, for monumental purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 165 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to use his discretion in the selection of material for the construction of a public building at Atlanta, Georgia. March 3, 1875 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 166 An act to aid in the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers, in the State of Wisconsin. March 3, 1875 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 167 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to adjust and remit certain taxes and penalties claimed to be due from mining and other corporations and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 168 An act to incorporate the trustees of the Louise Home, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 169 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate the Masonic Mutual Relief Association of the District of Columbia approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. March 3, 1875 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 170 An act to extend the time within which the board of audit for the District of Columbia may receive, audit, and allow certain claims that have never been presented to said board. March 3, 1875 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 171 An act granting the right of way through the public lands to construct and maintain a railroad. March 3, 1875 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 172 An act for the further security of navigation on the Mississippi River. March 3, 1875 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 173 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate the Washington and Georgetown Railroad Company", approved May seventeenth, eighteen hundred and seventy two. March 3, 1875 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 174 An act to provide for the sale of the buildings and grounds known as the Detroit Arsenal, in the State of Michigan. March 3, 1875 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 175 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to revive with amendments an act to incorporate the medical society of the District of Columbia" approved July seventh eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. March 3, 1875 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 176 An act authorizing the Wisconsin Central Railroad Company to straighten the line of their road. March 3, 1875 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 177 An act amendatory of the act approved March 3, 1873 entitled "An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at Saint Louis, in the State of Missouri. March 3, 1875 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 178 An act for the relief of General Samuel W. Crawford, and to fix the rank and pay of retired officers of the Army. March 3, 1875 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 179 An act extending the privilege of the Library of Congress to the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. March 3, 1875 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 180 An act to change the name of the pleasure yacht "Dolly Varden" to "Clochette." March 3, 1875 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 181 An act to authorize the acceptance in behalf of the United States of America, of certain real property, occupied by the United States Consul, at Tunis. March 3, 1875 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 182 An act to incorporate the inland and seaboard coasting company of the District of Columbia. March 3, 1875 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 183 An act to provide for the construction of military roads inĀ  March 3, 1875 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 184 An act relating to a site for a public building at Jersey City, in the State of New Jersey. March 3, 1875 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 185 An act providing for the payment of certain employees of the House of Representatives. March 3, 1875 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 186 An act to restore Captain John C. Beaumont of the United States Navy, to his original position on the Navy Register. March 3, 1875 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 187 An act for the relief of Major N.H. McLean, late of Adjutant Generals department, United States Army. March 3, 1875 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 188 An act to amend the act entitled "An act for the restoration to homestead-entry and to market of certain lands in Michigan," approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and for other purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 189 An act to correct a clerical error in the act granting the right of way through the public lands to the Denver and Rio Grande Railway Company, approved June eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. March 3, 1875 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 190 An act to authorize the purchase of a site for a public building at Topeka, Kansas. March 3, 1875 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 191 An act to set apart a certain portion of the island of Mackinac in the Straits of Mackinac, within the State of Michigan, as a national park. March 3, 1875 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 192 An act to donate to the State of Oregon a public building-lot, and material situated at The Dalles, Oregon. March 3, 1875 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 193 An act to make an appropriation for public buildings at Covington, Kentucky. March 3, 1875 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 194 An act to annex certain lands to reservation numbered two, occupied by the Department of Agriculture. March 3, 1875 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 195 An act to donate a certain portion of the military reservation of Fort Brady to school-district number one, in township of Sault Sainte Marie, and State of Michigan for school purposes. March 3, 1875 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 196 An act for the relief of settlers on lands within railroad limits. March 3, 1875 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 197 An act for the relief of the Holy Cross Mission in the Territory of Dakota. March 3, 1875 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 198 An act authorizing the Second National Bank of Watkins, New York, and the Slater National Bank of North Providence, Rhode Island, to change their names. March 3, 1875 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 199 An act to authorize the consolidation of the Auburn City National Bank and the First National Bank of Auburn, New York. March 3, 1875 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 200 An act to authorize the change of the name of the Second National Bank of Jamestown, New York. March 3, 1875 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 201 An act to authorize the trustees of "The Free Young Men's Benevolent Association" to sell and convey square numbered two hundred and seventy-two, in the city of Washington. March 3, 1875 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 202 An act to provide for the re-publication of the First Volume of the Patent-Office Gazette. March 3, 1875 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 203 An act to authorize the construction of a ponton wagon-bridge across the Mississippi River, at or near the city of Dubuque, in the State of Iowa. March 3, 1875 PDF, 56KB

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