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Session 1 (1796)

Chapter 1 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of Government, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six February 5, 1796 PDF, 299KB
Chapter 2 An Act further extending the time for receiving on Loan the Domestic Debt of the United States February 19, 1796 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 3 Private law
Chapter 4 An Act for allowing Salary and compensation to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, and to certain officers of both Houses March 10, 1796 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 5 An Act providing relief, for a limited time, in certain cases of invalid Registers March 10, 1796 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 6 Private law
Chapter 7 An Act making a partial Appropriations for the support of the Military establishment, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six March 12, 1796 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 8 An Act for the relief of certain officers and soldiers who have been wounded or disabled in the actual service of the United States March 23, 1796 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 9 Private law
Chapter 10 An Act making certain provisions in regard to the Circuit Court, for the district of North Carolina March 31, 1796 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 11 An Act to continue in force "An act to ascertain the fees in Admiralty proceedings in the District Courts of the United States, and for other purposes" March 31, 1796 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 12 An Act authorizing the erection of a Lighthouse on Baker's Island, in the state of Massachusetts April 8, 1796 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 13 An Act for establishing Trading Houses with the Indian Tribes April 18, 1796 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 14 An Act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to provide a Naval Armament" April 20, 1796 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 15 An Act authorizing and directing the Secretary at War to place certain Persons, therein named, on the Pension List April 20, 1796 PDF, 419KB
Chapter 16 An Act in addition to an act intituled "An act making further provision for the support of Public Credit, and for the redemption of the Public Debt" April 28, 1796 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 17 An Act making an Appropriations towards defraying the Expenses which may arise in carrying into effect the Treaty of Amily, Commerce and Navigation, made between the United States and the King of Great Britain May 6, 1796 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 18 An Act making an Appropriations for defraying the expenses which may arise in carrying into effect the Treaty made between the United States and the King of Spain May 6, 1796 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 19 An Act making an Appropriations for defraying the expenses which may arise in carrying into effect the Treaty made between the United States and Dey and Regency of Algiers May 6, 1796 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 20 An Act making Appropriations for defraying the Expenses which may arise in carrying into effect a Treaty made between the United States and certain Indian Tribes, northwest of the river Ohio May 6, 1796 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 21 An Act authorizing a Loan for the use of the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes therein mentioned May 6, 1796 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 22 An Act making further provision relative to the Revenue Cutters May 6, 1796 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 23 An Act to continue in force, for a limited time, an act intituled "An act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the State of Maryland, passed the twenty-eighth of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, for the appointment of a Health Officer" May 6, 1796 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 24 An Act to repeal so much of act intituled "An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States," as directs that alternate sessions of the Circuit Court for the district of Pennsylvania shall be holden at Yorktown; and for other purposes May 12, 1796 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 25 An Act allowing Salary and compensation for Horses killed in battle belonging to officers of the army of the United States May 12, 1796 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 26 An Act declaring the consent of Congress to a certain Act of the State of Maryland, and to continue an act declaring the assent of Congress to certain Acts of the States of Maryland, Georgia and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, so far as the same respects the States of Georgia, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations May 12, 1796 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 27 An Act authorizing the erection of a Lighthouse on Cape Cod, in the State of Massachusetts May 17, 1796 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 28 Private law
Chapter 29 An Act providing for the Sale of the Lands of the United States, in the territory northwest of the river Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river May 18, 1796 PDF, 555KB
Chapter 30 An Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace on the Frontiers May 19, 1796 PDF, 514KB
Chapter 31 An Act relative to Quarantine May 27, 1796 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 32 An Act altering the Salary and compensation of the Accountant of the War Department May 27, 1796 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 33 An Act respecting the Mint May 27, 1796 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 34 An Act altering the Sessions of the Circuit Courts in the Districts of Vermont and Rhode Island; and for other purposes May 27, 1796 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 35 An Act in addition to an act intituled "An act supplementary to the act, intituled An act to provide more effectually for the Collection of the Duties on Goods and services, Wares and Merchandise imported into the United States, and on the Tonnage of Ships or Vessels" May 27, 1796 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 36 An Act for the relief and protection of American Seamen May 28, 1796 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 37 An Act laying duties on Carriages for the conveyance of persons; and repealing the former act for that purpose May 28, 1796 PDF, 440KB
Chapter 38 An Act for the relief of persons imprisoned for Debt May 28, 1796 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 39 An Act to ascertain and fix the Military Establishment of the United States May 30, 1796 PDF, 346KB
Chapter 40 An Act to regulate the Salary and compensation of Clerks May 30, 1796 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 41 An Act making further provision for the expenses attending the intercourse of the United States with foreign nations; and to continue in force the act, intituled "An act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations May 30, 1796 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 42 Private law
Chapter 43 An Act to continue in force, for a limited time, the acts therein mentioned May 30, 1796 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 44 An Act making provision for the payment of certain Debts of the United States May 31, 1796 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 45 An Act providing Passports for the Ships and boats of the United States June 1, 1796 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 46 An Act regulating the grants of land appropriated for Military services, and for the Society of the United Brethren, for propagating the Gospel among the Heathen June 1, 1796 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 47 An Act for the admission of the State of Tennessee into the Union June 1, 1796 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 48 An Act making an appropriation to satisfy certain Demands attending the late Insurrection; and to increase the Salary and compensation to Jurors and Witnesses in the Courts of the United States June 1, 1796 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 49 An Act limiting the time for the allowance of Drawback on the Exportation of Domestic distilled Spirits, and allowing a Drawback upon such Spirits exported in vessels of less than thirty tons, by the Mississippi June 1, 1796 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 50 An Act making further Appropriations for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six June 1, 1796 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 51 An Act making Appropriations for the support of the Military and Naval Establishments for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six June 1, 1796 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 52 An Act providing relief to the owners of Stills within the United States, for a limited time, in certain cases June 1, 1796 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 53 An Act to suspend, in part, the act intituled "An act to alter and amend the act instituled An act laying certain duties upon Snuff and refined Sugar" June 1, 1796 PDF, 64KB

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Session 2 (1796-1797)

Chapter 1 An Act to amend the act intituled "An act for the more general promulgation of the Laws of the United States" December 21, 1796 PDF, 76KB
Chapter 2 An Act giving effect to the Laws of the United States, within the State of Tennessee January 31, 1797 PDF, 146KB
Chapter 3 An Act to augment the Salary and compensation of the Attorney General of the United States March 2, 1797 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 4 Private law
Chapter 5 An Act to continue in force for a limited time, the act, in addition to the act, for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States March 2, 1797 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 6 An Act making provision for the further accommodation of the household of the President of the United States March 2, 1797 PDF, 79KB
Chapter 7 An Act, in addition to an act, intituled "An act concerning the registering and recording of ships or vessels," and to an act, intituled "An act for enrolling and licensing Ships and boats employed in the coasting trade and fisheries, and for regulating the same" March 2, 1797 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 8 An Act making Appropriations for the support of Government , for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven March 3, 1797 PDF, 306KB
Chapter 9 An act relative to the Salary and compensations and Duties of certain Officers employed in the collection of impost and tonnage March 3, 1797 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 10 An Act for raising a further sum of money, by additional duties on certain articles imported, and for other purposes March 3, 1797 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 11 An Act repealing in part, the "Act concerning the Duties on spirits distilled within the United States," passed the eighth of May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two; and imposing certain Duties on the capacity of Stills of a particular description March 3, 1797 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 12 An Act authorizing the President of the United States to apply a further sum to the expense of Negotiations with the Dey and Regency of Algiers March 3, 1797 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 13 An Act to provide for mitigating or remitting the Forfeiture, Penalties and Disabilities accruing in certain cases therein mentioned March 3, 1797 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 14 An Act to authorize the receipt of evidences of the Public Debt, in payment for the Lands of the United States March 3, 1797 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 15 An Act to alter the time for the next meeting of Congress March 3, 1797 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 16 An Act to amend and repeal, in part, the Act intituled "An Act to ascertain and fix the Military Establishment of the United States" March 3, 1797 PDF, 158KB
Chapter 17 An Act making Appropriations for the Military and Naval establishments for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven March 3, 1797 PDF, 160KB
Chapter 18 An Act to suspend, in part, the Act, intituled "An act to alter and amend the Act, intituled An Act laying certain Duties upon Snuff and refined Sugar," and to grand relief in certain cases arising under the said Act March 3, 1797 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 19 An Act in addition to the act intituled "An act to establish the Post-Office and Post Roads within the United States" March 3, 1797 PDF, 340KB
Chapter 20 An Act to provide more effectually for the Settlement of Accounts between the United States, and Receivers of public Money March 3, 1797 PDF, 508KB
Chapter 21 Private law
Chapter 22 Private law
Chapter 23 An Act authorizing an expenditure and making an Appropriations for the Prosecution of the Claims of certain Citizens of the United States, for Property captured by the belligerent Powers March 3, 1797 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 24 An Act providing for certain Buoys, to be placed in and near the Harbor of Boston March 3, 1797 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 25 An Act extending the time for receiving on Loan the Domestic Debt of the United States March 3, 1797 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 26 An Act to revive and continue the act, passed the thirtieth of May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, intituled "An act to regulate the Salary and compensation of Clerks" March 3, 1797 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 27 An Act concerning the Circuit Courts of the United States March 3, 1797 PDF, 164KB

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