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Session 1

Chapter 1 An act to extend the duration of the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims. Dec 24, 1875 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 2 An act to declare the road leading from Concordia Kentucky to Mooleyville Kentucky a post road. Jan 18, 1876 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 3 An act to change the name of the steamboat "Tom Jasper", of Saint Louis, Missouri. Jan 18, 1876 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 4 An act to amend Section three thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven of the Revised Statutes in relation to the purchase of paper for the public printing. Jan 25, 1876 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 5 An act to amend the Revised Statutes relating to naturalization. Feb 1, 1876 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 6 An act to amend the Revised Statutes touching Vice Consul Generals. Feb 1, 1876 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 7 Private Law    
Chapter 8 Private Law    
Chapter 9 An act providing for the payment of judgments rendered under section eleven of chapter four hundred and fifty-nine of the laws of the first session of the forty-third Congress. Feb 15, 1876 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 10 An act relating to the Centennial Celebration of American Independence. Feb 16, 1876 PDF, 209KB
Chapter 11 An act fixing the time of holding the circuit court of the United States in the districts of California, Oregon, and Nevada. Feb 18, 1876 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 12 An act to change the location of the consulates at Aix-la-Chapelle and at Omoa and Truxillo. Feb 18, 1876 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 13 An act to extend the time for stamping unstamped instruments. Feb 25, 1876 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 14 An act donating condemned cannon and cannon balls to the Ladies' Monumental Association of Allegheny County, for monumental purposes. Feb 25, 1876 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 15 An act making an appropriation to pay fourteen crippled and disabled Union soldiers from the sixth day of December 1875, to the thirtieth day of June, 1876. Feb 29, 1876 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 An act to amend the act entitled "An act to enable the people of Colorado to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of said State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States" approved March 3, 1875. Mar 3, 1876 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 18 An act to remedy and error in enrolment. Mar 3, 1876 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 19 An act to change the name of the schooner "Turner and Keller" of Oswego, to that of "Falmouth" Mar 3, 1876 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 20 An act to extend the time for claimants under section eleven, of chapter four hundred and fifty-nine, of the laws of the Forty-third Congress, to prove their claims. Mar 6, 1876 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 21 Private Law    
Chapter 22 Private Law    
Chapter 23 An act to extend to the port of Genessee in the State of New York the privileges of sections twenty-nine hundred and ninety to twenty-nine hundred and ninety-seven of the Revised Statutes inclusive. Mar 14, 1876 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 24 Private Law    
Chapter 25 Private Law    
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 An act to provide for the purchase of material and for the continuation of the work on the building for custom-house and post office, at Saint Louis, Missouri. Mar 15, 1876 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 28 An act authorizing the purchase of additional grounds for the custom house at Nashville, Tennessee. Mar 15, 1876 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 29 An act to establish certain post-routes in the State of Texas. Mar 16, 1876 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 30 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 seven. Mar 30, 1876 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 31 An act to confirm certain school-indemnity selections of public lands by the State of Nebraska Mar 23, 1876 PDF, 202KB
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Chapter 33 Private Law    
Chapter 34 Private Law    
Chapter 35 Private Law    
Chapter 36 Private Law    
Chapter 37 Private Law    
Chapter 38 Private Law    
Chapter 39 Private Law    
Chapter 40 An act to incorporate the Washington City Inebriate Asylum in the District of Columbia. Mar 30, 1876 PDF, 380KB
Chapter 41 Private Law    
Chapter 42 An act establishing post-roads. Apr 3, 1876 PDF, 972KB
Chapter 43 An act to incorporate the Citizens' Building Company of Washington. Apr 5, 1876 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 44 An act to amend the act entitled "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." Apr 5, 1876 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 45 An act to authorize the printing and distribution of the eulogies delivered in Congress on announcement of the death of the late Orris S. Ferry, a Senator from the State of Connecticut. Apr 5, 1876 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 46 An act to supply a deficiency in the appropriation for the manufacture of postal-cards for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six. Apr 6, 1876 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 47 An act to supply a deficiency in the appropriation for certain Indians. Apr 6, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 Private Law    
Chapter 50 An act to suspend the sale of the jail on Judiciary Square and for other purposes. Apr 10, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 51 An act to authorize the sale of the Pawnee Reservation. Apr 10, 1876 PDF, 321KB
Chapter 52 An act to incorporate the Georgetown and Tennallytown Railroad Company. Apr 10, 1876 PDF, 215KB
Chapter 53 An act donating the military road running from Astoria, Oregon, to Salem, in that State, to the several counties through which it passes. Apr 11, 1876 PDF, 204KB
Chapter 54 An act for the sale of the Arsenal and lot, at Stonington, Connecticut. Apr 11, 1876 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 55 An act to enable the Secretary of the Treasury to pay judgments provided for in an act approved February fifteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, entitled "An act providing for the payment of judgments rendered under section 11 of chapter 459 of the laws of the First session of the Forty-third Congress." Apr 11, 1876 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 56 An act to amend section 1044 of the Revised Statutes relating to limitations in criminal cases. Apr 13, 1876 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 Private Law    
Chapter 59 Private Law    
Chapter 60 Private Law    
Chapter 61 Private Law    
Chapter 62 An act concerning cases in bankruptcy commenced in the supreme courts of the several Territories prior to the twenty-second day of June, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and now undetermined therein. Apr 14, 1876 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 63 An act to provide for a deficiency in the Printing and Engraving Bureau of the Treasure Department, and for the issue of silver coin of the United States in place of fractional currency. Apr 17, 1876 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 64 An act to provide for the expenses of admission of foreign goods to the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia. Apr 17, 1876 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 65 An act providing for the sale of part of custom house lot in Rockland Maine Apr 17, 1876 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 66 An act further to provide for the administering of oaths in the Senate. Apr 18, 1876 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 67 An act to pay the First National Bank of Saint Albans, in the county of Franklin, and State of Vermont, the value of certain United States Treasure notes held by said bank as financial agent of the United States, and forcibly taken therefrom by raiders from Canada, in October, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Apr 20, 1876 PDF, 67KB
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Chapter 69 Private Law    
Chapter 70 Private Law    
Chapter 71 An act to continue the work of improving the Capitol Grounds. Apr 21, 1876 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 72 An act to confirm pre-emption and homestead entries of public lands within the limits of railroad-grants in cases where such entries have been made under the regulations of the Lane Department. Apr 21, 1876 PDF, 205KB
Chapter 73 An act authorizing the transfer of certain causes from the circuit court of the United States for the district of Alabama at Mobile into the circuit court of the United States for the middle and northern districts of Alabama at Montgomery and Huntsville in said State. Apr 21, 1876 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 74 Private Law    
Chapter 75 Private Law    
Chapter 76 Private Law    
Chapter 77 Private Law    
Chapter 78 An act to establish a land-office in the southern part of Utah Territory, to be know as the Beaver district, and for other purposes. Apr 25, 1876 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 79 An act authorizing the sale of logs cut by the Indians of the Menomonee reservation in Wisconsin under the direction of the Interior Department. Apr 25, 1876 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 80 An act giving the consent of the United States to the county of Dubuque, in the State of Iowa, to construct county buildings in Washington Square, in the city of Dubuque, and for other purposes. Apr 25, 1876 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 81 Private Law    
Chapter 82 Private Law    
Chapter 83 An act to change the name of the steamboat Charles W. Mead. Apr 26, 1876 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 84 An act to correct an error in the Revised Statutes of the United States, and for other purposes. Apr 27, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 85 An act to incorporate the Mutual Protection Fire Insurance Company of the District of Columbia. Apr 27, 1876 PDF, 323KB
Chapter 86 An act to protect the public property, turf and grass o0f the Capitol Grounds from injury. Apr 29, 1876 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 87 Private Law    
Chapter 88 An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal years ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for prior years, and for other purposes. May 1, 1876 PDF, 799KB
Chapter 89 An act to provide for the separate entry of packages contained in one importation. May 1, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 90 An act revising and amending the various acts establishing and relating to the reform School in the District of Columbia. May 3, 1876 PDF, 420KB
Chapter 91 An act to exclude the Sates of Missouri and Kansas from the provisions of the act of Congress entitled "An act to promote the development of the mining resources of the United States" approved May tenth eighteen hundred and seventy-two. May 5, 1876 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 92 Private Law    
Chapter 93 An act to relinquish the interests of the United States in certain lands to the city and county of San Francisco, in the State of California. May 9, 1876 PDF, 203KB
Chapter 94 An act appropriating fifty thousand dollars for subsistence supplies for Apache Indians in Arizona Territory, and for the removal of the Indians of the Chiricahua Agency to San Carlos Agency. May 9, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 95 An act to define the tax on fermented or malt liquors. May 13, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 96 An act authorizing the transfer of certain appropriations. May 13, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 97 Private Law    
Chapter 98 Private Law    
Chapter 99 Private Law    
Chapter 100 Private Law    
Chapter 101 An act appropriating nine thousand dollars to pay the expenses of the Select Committee to investigate the Federal offices in Louisiana. May 19, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 102 An act to amend the act entitled "An act entitled 'An act to encourage the growth of timber on western praries,'" approved March thirteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. May 20, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 103 An act relating to internments in the Congressional Cemetery. May 23, 1876 PDF, 209KB
Chapter 104 An act to extend the time to pre-emptors on the public lands May 23, 1876 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 105 An act extending the time within which homestead entries upon certain lands in Michigan may be made. May 23, 1876 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 106 An act to further provide for the building of a custom house, post office, court-rooms, and so forth, in the city of Memphis, Tennessee. May 23, 1876 PDF, 203KB
Chapter 107 Private Law    
Chapter 108 An  act to amend the charter of the Capitol, North O Street, and South Washington Railway Company. May 23, 1876 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 109 Private Law    
Chapter 110 Private Law    
Chapter 111 Private Law    
Chapter 112 An act to grant the right of way for railroad purposes through the United States arsenal-grounds near Benicia California. May 24, 1876 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 113 Private Law    
Chapter 114 An act authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to cancel and annul the condemnation of ground in square seven hundred and sixty-two, in the city of Washington, for a public alley, and for other purposes. May 25, 1876 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 115 Private Law    
Chapter 116 Private Law    
Chapter 117 Private Law    
Chapter 118 An act making certain transfers of appropriations in the provisions for the contingent expenses of the Department of Justice for the current year. Jun 2, 1876 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 119 An act to permit the judge of the district court of the United States for the western district of Pennsylvania to retire. Jun 2, 1876 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 120 An act granting a site for an observatory to the trustees of the Lick Observatory of the astronomical department of the University of California. Jun 7, 1876 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 121 Private Law    
Chapter 122 An act transferring the custody of certain Indian trust-funds Jun 10, 1876 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 123 An act authorizing the residents and property-owners of Neville Township, county of Allegheny, and State of Pennsylvania, to close the channel of the Ohio River on the south side of Neville Island by the construction of an embankment or causeway from the head of said island to the southern shore of said river. Jun 12, 1876 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 124 Private Law    
Chapter 125 Private Law    
Chapter 126 Private Law    
Chapter 127 Private Law    
Chapter 128 Private Law    
Chapter 129 Private Law    
Chapter 130 Private Law    
Chapter 131 Private Law    
Chapter 132 Private Law    
Chapter 133 An act to amend in section fifty-two hundred and seventy-one of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to extradition. Jun 19, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 134 An act to amend "An act for the relief of certain settlers on the public lands, approved December twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes. Jun 19, 1876 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 135 An act making appropriations for fortifications and for other works of defense, and for the armament thereof, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes. Jun 20, 1876 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 136 An act relating to the execution of custom-house bonds. Jun 20, 1876 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 137 An act establishing Cheboygan, in the State of Michigan, a port of delivery. Jun 20, 1876 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 138 Private Law    
Chapter 139 Private Law    
Chapter 140 Private Law    
Chapter 141 Private Law    
Chapter 142 Private Law    
Chapter 143 Private Law    
Chapter 144 An act authorizing the retirement of Col. W.H. Emory with the rank and pay of a brigadier general. Jun 26, 1876 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 145 An act to change the name of the steamship City of Brashear to Lone Star. Jun 26, 1876 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 146 An act to reduce the number and increase the efficiency of the Medical Corps of the United States Army. Jun 26, 1876 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 147 An act to further the administration of justice in the State of Colorado. Jun 26, 1876 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 148 Private Law    
Chapter 149 Private Law    
Chapter 150 Private Law    
Chapter 151 Private Law    
Chapter 152 Private Law    
Chapter 153 Private Law    
Chapter 154 An act to amend section one thousand nine hundred and eleven of the Revised Statutes of the United States defining the jurisdiction of the courts in Washington Territory. Jun 29, 1876 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 155 Private Law    
Chapter 156 An act authorizing the appointment of receivers of national banks, and for other purposes. Jun 30, 1876 PDF, 230KB
Chapter 157 An act to provide temporarily for the expenditures of the Government. Jun 30, 1876 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 158 An act to continue the public printing. Jun 30, 1876 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 159 An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes. Jun 30, 1876 PDF, 763KB
Chapter 160 An act to change the name of the steam-boat Paragon, of Pittsburgh, Pa. Jul 1, 1876 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 161 Private Law    
Chapter 162 An act granting the right of way for a railroad and telegraph line to the Walla Walla and Columbia River Railroad Company across Fort Walla Walla military reservation in Washington Territory. Jul 3, 1876 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 163 An act making a further appropriation for the erection of Government buildings in Dover, Delaware. Jul 3, 1876 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 164 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate the joint stock company of the Young Men's Christian Association of Washington," approved March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven. Jul 3, 1876 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 165 An act to repeal section two thousand three hundred and three of the Revised Statutes of the United States, making restrictions in the disposition of the public lands in the States of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Florida, and for other purposes. Jul 4, 1876 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 166 An act to extend the time for filing claims for additional bounty under the act of July twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, which expired, by limitation, on January thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, until July first, eighteen hundred and eighty. Jul 5, 1876 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 167 An act to amend section twelve hundred and twenty-five of the Revised Statutes of the United States. Jul 5, 1876 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 168 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. Jul 5, 1876 PDF, 296KB
Chapter 169 An act to authorize the construction of a ponton-bridge across the Mississippi River from some feasible point in La Crosse County, in the State of Wisconsin, to some feasible point in Houston County, in the State of Minnesota. Jul 6, 1876 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 170 Private Law    
Chapter 171 Private Law    
Chapter 172 An act authorizing the Nebraska City Bridge Company to construct a ponton railway-bridge across the Missouri River at Nebraska city in Otoe County, Nebraska. Jul 8, 1876 PDF, 208KB
Chapter 173 Private Law    
Chapter 174 Private Law    
Chapter 175 Private Law    
Chapter 176 Private Law    
Chapter 177 An act to continue the provisions of an act entitled "an act to provide temporarily for the expenditures of the Government" &c &c. Jul 10, 1876 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 178 Private Law    
Chapter 179 An act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 492KB
Chapter 180 An act for the support of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 641KB
Chapter 181 An act relative to the redemption of unused stamps. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 182 An act to authorize the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to purchase supplies for the Indian Bureau in open market. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 183 An act to amend section fifty-five hundred and forty-six of the Revised Statutes of the United States providing for imprisonment and transfer of United States prisoners. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 184 An act to authorize the Northwestern Improvement Company, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Washington, to enter upon the Menomonee Indian reservation, and improve the Oconto river, its branches and tributaries. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 185 An act to exempt vessels engaged in navigating the Mississippi River and its tributaries above the port of New Orleans from entries and clearances. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 186 An act to amend sections 3893 and 3894 of the Revised Statutes providing a penalty for mailing obscene books and other matters therein contained, and prohibiting lottery-circulars passing though the mails. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 187 An act to amend an act approved April seventeenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, providing for the sale of a part of Custom House Lot, in Rockland, Maine. Jul 12, 1876 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 188 Private Law    
Chapter 189 Private Law    
Chapter 190 Private Law    
Chapter 191 An act to continue the act entitled "An act to continue the public printing" Jul 18, 1876 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 192 An act to change the name of the steam-barge "Dolphin", of Clayton, New York. Jul 18, 1876 PDF, 91KB
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Chapter 194 Private Law    
Chapter 195 Private Law    
Chapter 196 Private Law    
Chapter 197 Private Law    
Chapter 198 Private Law    
Chapter 199 Private Law    
Chapter 200 Private Law    
Chapter 201 Private Law    
Chapter 202 Private Law    
Chapter 203 Private Law    
Chapter 204 Private Law    
Chapter 205 Private Law    
Chapter 206 Private Law    
Chapter 207 Private Law    
Chapter 208 Private Law    
Chapter 209 Private Law    
Chapter 210 Private Law    
Chapter 211 Private Law    
Chapter 212 An act relating to the approval of bills in the Territory of Arizona. Jul 19, 1876 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 213 An act authorizing the repavement of Pennsylvania avenue. Jul 19, 1876 PDF, 301KB
Chapter 214 An act for changing the name of the steam-propeller "Senator Mike Norton" to "America." Jul 19, 1876 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 215 Private Law    
Chapter 216 Private Law    
Chapter 217 Private Law    
Chapter 218 Private Law    
Chapter 219 Private Law    
Chapter 220 An act to provide for the sale of the Fort Kearney military reservation in the State of Nebraska. Jul 21, 1876 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 221 An act to continue the provisions of an act entitled "an act to provide temporarily for the expenditures of the Government." Jul 21, 1876 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 222 An act to establish the rank of the Paymaster-General Jul 22, 1876 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 223 An act to provide for the construction of military posts on the Yellow-Stone and Muscleshell Rivers. Jul 22, 1876 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 224 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to purchase a parcel of land on the Island of Key West, Florida. Jul 22, 1876 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 225 An act to extend the duration of the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Claims Jul 22, 1876 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 226 An act making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes. Jul 24, 1876 PDF, 546KB
Chapter 227 An act to declare forfeited to the United States certain lands granted to the State of Kansas in aid of the construction of railroads by act of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Jul 24, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 228 An act to continue the public printing. Jul 24, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 229 Private Law    
Chapter 230 Private Law    
Chapter 231 Private Law    
Chapter 232 Private Law    
Chapter 233 Private Law    
Chapter 234 An act to amend the act entitled "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," approved June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. Jul 26, 1876 PDF, 101KB
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Chapter 236 Private Law    
Chapter 237 Private Law    
Chapter 238 Private Law    
Chapter 239 An act to amend an act approved May eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, in regard to leave of absence of Army officers. Jul 29, 1876 PDF, 101KB
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Chapter 241 Private Law    
Chapter 242 Private Law    
Chapter 243 Private Law    
Chapter 244 Private Law    
Chapter 245 Private Law    
Chapter 246 An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes. Jul 31, 1876 PDF, 2.4MB
Chapter 247 Private Law    
Chapter 248 An act to continue the provisions of an act entitled "An act to continue the provisions of an act entitled 'An act to provide temporarily for the expenditures of the Government.'" Aug 1, 1876 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 249 An act to continue the public printing. Aug 2, 1876 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 250 An act providing for the completion of the Washington Monument. Aug 2, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 251 An act making an appropriation to defray the expenses of the Joint select committee to investigate Chinese immigration. Aug 2, 1876 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 252 Private Law    
Chapter 253 An act to further authorize the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to purchase supplies for the Indian Bureau in open market. Aug 3, 1876 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 254 An act to authorize the construction of an inclosure around the United States penitentiary at Boise City in the Territory of Idaho. Aug 5, 1876 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 255 An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven. Aug 7, 1876 PDF, 275KB
Chapter 256 An act to establish a new land district in the Territory of Wyoming. Aug 9, 1876 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 257 Private Law    
Chapter 258 An act to relinquish the title of the United States to certain property in the city and county of San Francisco, California. Aug 11, 1876 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 259 An act providing for the sale of the Osage ceded lands in Kansas to actual settlers. Aug 11, 1876 PDF, 317KB
Chapter 260 An act to amend sub-sections two hundred and forty-six and two hundred and fifty-one of section twelve, of an act entitled "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" approved June twenty-third, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes, and section thirty-nine hundred and fifty-four of the Revised Statutes. Aug 11, 1876 PDF, 297KB
Chapter 261 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to change the name of the steamboat "Hiram Wood." Aug 12, 1876 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 262 An act to change the name of the pleasure yacht "Ella" to that of "Myra" Aug 12, 1876 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 263 An act concerning the employment of Indian Scouts. Aug 12, 1876 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 264 An act to continue the provisions of an act entitled "An act to provide temporarily for the expenditures of the Government." Aug 12, 1876 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 265 An act to provide for the payment of certain indebtedness incurred in the construction of the New York Court-House and Post-office building. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 266 An act to reduce the area of the military reservation of Fort Laramie, Wyoming Territory. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 267 An act making appropriations for the construction, repair, preservation, and completion of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 722KB
Chapter 268 An act to authorize the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to receive lands in payment of Judgments to Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 269 An act to change the name of the pleasure yacht "Lydia" to that of "Sylph" Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 270 An act to establish the port of Saint Paul, Minnesota, as a port of appraisal. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 271 An act allowing the Pacific Mail Steamship Company to carry the mails in their new iron steamships. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 272 An act to provide for the printing and distribution of the Reports of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the years eighteen hundred and seventy-four and eighteen hundred and seventy-five. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 273 An act extending the time for the redemption of lands held by the United States under the several acts levying direct taxes, and for other purposes. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 113KB
Chapter 274 An act to punish the counterfeiting of trade-mark goods and the sale or dealing in of counterfeit trade-mark goods. Aug 14, 1876 PDF, 207KB
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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 Private Law    
Chapter 284 Private Law    
Chapter 285 Private Law    
Chapter 286 Private Law    
Chapter 287 An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 2.70MB
Chapter 288 An act making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic service of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for other purposes. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 346KB
Chapter 289 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-seven, and for other purposes. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 2.18MB
Chapter 290 An act to carry into effect a convention between the United States of America and his Majesty the King of the Hawaiian Islands, signed on the thirtieth day of January, eighteen hundred and seventy-five. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 291 An act regulating the disbursement of certain moneys therein named. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 292 An act to provide for the publication of the report of the impeachment trial of William W. Belknap. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 293 An act to encourage and promote telegraphic communication between America and Asia. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 294 An act to confirm the sale of the marine-hospital building and grounds at Natchez in the State of Mississippi. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 295 An act fixing the limit of expenditure for the erection of a public building at Little Rock, Arkansas. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 296 An act to provide means to defray the expenses of the District of Columbia until December first, eighteen hundred and seventy-six. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 297 An act relating to partition of real estate in the District of Columbia. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 298 An act to provide for the payment of a full months wages to certain of the employees recently permanently discharged from the service of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 299 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to use the surplus of certain moneys heretofore appropriated for a site for public buildings of Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 300 An act to regulate the issue of artificial limbs to disabled soldiers, seamen, and others. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 301 An Act An act to increase the cavalry force of the United States, to aid in suppressing Indian hostilities Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 302 An act relating to the promotion of Commodores on the retired list of the Navy. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 303 An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Sioux City Iowa. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 209KB
Chapter 304 An act to provide for the appointment of commissioners for taking affidavits, &c., for the courts of the United States. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 305 An act relieving the State of Kansas from charges on account of ordinance-stores furnished to Kansas Territory. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 201KB
Chapter 306 An act to amend an act entitled "An act authorizing the repavement of Pennsylvania Avenue" Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 112KB
Chapter 307 An act to create an additional land office at Colfax, Whitman County, Washington Territory. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 212KB
Chapter 308 An act to provide for the sale of a portion of the reservation of the confederated Otoe and Missouria and the Sac and Fox of the Missouri Tribes of Indians in the States of Kansas and Nebraska. Aug 15, 1876 PDF, 144KB

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Session 2

Chapter 1 An act to provide for the payment of the Electoral messengers. Dec 18, 1876 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 2 Private Law    
Chapter 3 Private Law    
Chapter 4 Private Law    
Chapter 5 Private Law    
Chapter 6 Private Law    
Chapter 7 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to issue a register and change the name of the brig "A.S. Pennell" to the "City of Moule." Dec 22, 1876 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 8 Private Law    
Chapter 9 An act to provide for the expenses of certain Special Committees of the House of Representatives, and of the Committee on Privileges and Elections of the Senate. Dec 23, 1876 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 10 An act changing the name of the First National Bank of Amesbury to the First National Bank of Merrimac. Dec 27, 1876 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 11 Private Law    
Chapter 12 An act to provide for engraving and printing the portrait of the late Hon. Henry H. Starkweather of Connecticut. Dec 28, 1876 PDF, 275KB
Chapter 13 Private Law    
Chapter 14 Private Law    
Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 Private Law    
Chapter 18 An act providing for the sale of Saline lands. Jan 12, 1877 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 19 An act authorizing the use of certain funds now in the Treasury, belonging to the Osage Indians. Jan 12, 1877 PDF, 260KB
Chapter 20 Private Law    
Chapter 21 An act to change the name of the steamship "Whirl-wind" to that of "Arcadia" Jan 13, 1877 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 22 An act to amend section ten hundred and thirty-six of the Revised Statutes relating to the District of Columbia. Jan 16, 1877 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 23 An act authorizing the recorder of the District of Columbia to appoint an assistant with certain powers. Jan 16, 1877 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 24 An act to amend Section fifty-four hundred and fifty-seven of the Revised Statutes of the United States relating to counterfeiting Jan 16, 1877 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 25 An act to amend an act entitled "An act authorizing the repavement of Pennsylvania Avenue," and the act amendatory thereof. Jan 16, 1877 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 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 eight. Jan 19, 1877 PDF, 266KB
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Chapter 30 Private Law    
Chapter 31 An act authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to remove the jail on Judiciary Square to grounds near to the Washington Asylum for the use of the District. Jan 20, 1877 PDF, 110KB
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Chapter 34 An act making appropriation for the improvement and repair of the military road between Springfield and Fort Randall in the Territory of Dakota. Jan 24, 1877 PDF, 116KB
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Chapter 36 An act making appropriations to supply certain deficiencies in the Contingent Fund of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes. Jan 26, 1877 PDF, 319KB
Chapter 37 An act to provide for and regulate the counting of votes for President and Vice-President, and the decision of questions arising thereon, for the term commencing March fourth, anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy-seven. Jan 29, 1877 PDF, 356KB
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Chapter 40 Private Law    
Chapter 41 An act to amend sections five hundred and thirty-three, five hundred and fifty-six, five hundred and seventy-one, and five hundred and seventy-two of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to courts in Arkansas and other States. Jan 31, 1877 PDF, 115KB
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Chapter 49 Private Law    
Chapter 50 An act for the relief of the destitute poor of the District of Columbia. Feb 5, 1877 PDF, 215KB
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Chapter 56 Private Law    
Chapter 57 An act authorizing the Commissioners of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company to buy in certain real and other property, and to sell the same at public or private sale, and for other purposes. Feb 13, 1877 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 58 An act to provide for a deficiency in the appropriation for the public printing and binding for the current fiscal year, and for other purposes. Feb 16, 1877 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 59 An act authorizing the survey of certain townships in Michigan, and making an appropriation therefor. Feb 16, 1877 PDF, 205KB
Chapter 60 An act to change the time of holding the October term of the United States district court for the district of Nebraska. Feb 17, 1877 PDF, 105KB
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Chapter 62 Private Law    
Chapter 63 An act to encourage and promote telegraphic communication between America and Europe. Feb 20, 1877 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 64 Private Law    
Chapter 65 An act making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic service of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and for other purposes. Feb 26, 1877 PDF, 339KB
Chapter 66 An act to provide for the sale or exchange of a certain piece of land in the Wallabout Bay, in the State of New York, to the city of Brooklyn. Feb 26, 1877 PDF, 111KB
Chapter 67 An act to refund to the mayor and city council of Baltimore certain moneys illegally assessed and collected for internal-revenue tax. Feb 27, 1877 PDF, 111KB
Chapter 68 An act to provide for changing and fixing the boundaries of certain property ceded to the Government of the United States by the city of Memphis, Tennessee. Feb 27, 1877 PDF, 216KB
Chapter 69 An act to perfect the revision of the statutes of the United States, and of the statutes relating to the District of Columbia. Feb 27, 1877 PDF, 1.42MB
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Chapter 72 An act to ratify an agreement with certain bands of the Sioux nation of Indians and also with the Northern Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians. Feb 28, 1877 PDF, 888KB
Chapter 73 An act to allow a pension of thirty-six dollars per month to soldiers who have lost both an arm and a leg. Feb 28, 1877 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 74 An act for the relief of certain claimants under the donation land law of Oregon, approved September twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and fifty. Feb 28, 1877 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 75 An act to provide for the sale of certain lands in Kansas Feb 28, 1877 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 76 An act to authorize the Ocean City Bridge Company to maintain and operate a bridge heretofore erected over and across Synepuxent Bay in Worcester County, Maryland. Feb 28, 1877 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 77 An act to amend an act incorporating the proprietors of Glenwood Cemetery, approved July twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and fifty-four. Feb 28, 1877 PDF, 203KB
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Chapter 79 An act to authorize the printing and distribution of the memorial addresses on the life and character of the late Michael C. Kerr, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mar 1, 1877 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 80 An act to authorize the printing and distribution of the eulogies delivered in Congress on announcement of the death of the late Allen T. Caperton a Senator from the State of West Virginia. Mar 1, 1877 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 81 An act relating to indemnity school selections in the State of California Mar 1, 1877 PDF, 203KB
Chapter 82 An act to provide for the preparation and publication of a new edition of the Revised Statutes of the United States. Mar 2, 1877 PDF, 222KB
Chapter 83 An act for the relief of the board of trustees of the Antietam National Cemetery Mar 2, 1877 PDF, 116KB
Chapter 84 An act to authorize the board of trustees of the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, to enter and purchase for the use of said city certain public lands. Mar 2, 1877 PDF, 203KB
Chapter 85 An act granting to the city of Stevens Point, Wisconsin a certain piece of land. Mar 2, 1877 PDF, 95KB
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Chapter 99 An act to provide a building for the use of the United States district and circuit courts, the post office, and internal revenue officers at Austin, Texas. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 100 An act to repeal the statute forbidding appointments and promotions in the staff of the Army. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 101 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-eight, and for other purpose Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 2.4MB
Chapter 102 An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 2.43MB
Chapter 103 An act establishing post-roads and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 104 An act to provide for compensation to the owners of certain lands ceded by the United States to Great Britain in and by the treaty of Washington of July 9, 1842 Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 105 An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 1.78MB
Chapter 106 An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and prior years, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 1.23MB
Chapter 107 An act to provide for the sale of desert lands in certain States and Territories Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 108 An act in relation to the Hot Springs reservation in the State of Arkansas. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 419KB
Chapter 109 An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 382KB
Chapter 110 An act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 282KB
Chapter 111 An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 664KB
Chapter 112 An act making appropriations for fortifications and for other works of defense, and for the armament thereof, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 113 An act respecting the limits of reservations for town-sites upon the public domain Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 205KB
Chapter 114 An act relating to the production of fruit-brandy, and to punish frauds connected with the same. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 302KB
Chapter 115 An act to authorize the appointment of a sergeant in the Signal Corps as a second lieutenant in the Army Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 116 An act granting to the State of Missouri all lands therein selected as swamp and overflowed lands. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 117 An act for the support of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 772KB
Chapter 118 An act making an appropriation for the expenses of the Electoral Commission. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 119 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to open and re-adjust the settlement made by the United States Government with the Western and Atlantic Railroad of Georgia. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 120 An act amending the pension-law so as to remove the disability of those who, having participated in the rebellion, have, since its termination, enlisted in the Army of the United States, and become disabled. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 121 An act equalizing pensions of certain officers in the Navy Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 122 An act to amend section twenty-two hundred and ninety-one of the Revised Statutes of the United States, in relation to proof required in homestead entries. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 123 An act for the relief of settlers on the public lands under the pre-emption laws. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 124 An act to extend for two years the act establishing the Board of Commissioners of Claims and the acts relating thereto. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 125 An act to secure the rights of settlers upon certain railroad-lands, and to repeal the first five sections of an act entitled "An act granting lands to the State of Kansas to aid in the construction of the Kansas and Neosho Valley Railroad and its extension to Red River," approved July twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 126 An act to amend an act entitled "An 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. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 113KB
Chapter 127 An act for the relief of certain settlers on the public lands. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 206KB
Chapter 128 An act to provide for a reprint of the resolves, ordinances, and acts passed by the Continental Congress and the Congress of the Confederation. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 129 An act to provide for the disposition of Fort Dalles military reservation. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 130 An act to authorize the President to restore Thomas J. Spencer to his former rank in the Army. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 131 An act authorizing the changing of the name of the sloop Addie Parker of New Bedford, Massachusetts. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 132 An act to change the name of the pleasure yacht Hiram B. to Iola. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 76KB
Chapter 133 An act placing the name of C.G. Freudenberg upon the retired list of the United States Army. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 76KB
Chapter 134 An act for the relief of Thomas E. Maley. Mar 3, 1877 PDF, 76KB

 

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