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Session 1

Chapter 1 An Act Making an appropriation for the expenses of a commission to investigate and report on the true divisional line between the Republic of Venezuela and British Guiana. Dec 21, 1895 PDF, 73KB
Chapter 2 An Act To amend section twenty-six hundred and one of the Revise Statutes relative to Ports of Entry. Dec 27, 1895 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 3 An Act Fixing the times for holding the Circuit and District Courts of the Northern District of Iowa, and of the Southern District of Iowa. Jan 4, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 4 An Act To make Palm Beach , Florida, a subport of entry and delivery. Jan 6, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 5 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide a permanent system of highways in the part of the District of Columbia lying outside of cities," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. Jan 21, 1896 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 6 An Act For improving Aransas Pass. Jan 21, 1896 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 7 An Act To provide an American register for the steamer Miami. Jan 22, 1896 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 8 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act to forfeit certain lands heretofore granted for the purpose of aiding in the construction of railroads, and for other purposes,' approved September twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and the several Acts amendatory thereof." Jan 23, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 9 An Act To reconvene the delegates of the Untied States to the International Marine Conference of eighteen hundred and eighty-nine. Feb 5, 1896 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 10 An Act To incorporate the Post Graduate School of Medicine of the District of Columbia. Feb 7, 1896 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 11 An Act to proved American registers for the barks Mined and Johan Ludwig. Feb 7, 1896 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 12 An Act To prohibit prize-fighting and pugilism and fights between men and animals and to provide penalties therefor, in the Territories and District of Columbia. Feb 7, 1896 PDF, 96KB
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Chapter 14 An Act To extend the jurisdiction of the United States circuit court of appeals, eighth circuit, over certain suits now pending therein on appeal and writ of error from the United States court in the Indian Territory. Feb 8, 1896 PDF, 108KB
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Chapter 18 An Act To amend section four of an Act to provide for the adjustment of land grants made by Congress to aid in the construction of railroads and for the forfeiture of unearned lands, and for other purposes. Feb 12, 1896 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 19 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railroad Company to construct and operate a railroad, telegraph, and telephone line through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes," approved February twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. Feb 13, 1896 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 20 An Act To amend chapter seventy-six, laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-three. Feb 15, 1896 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 21 An Act To extend the time for the completion of the incline railway on West Mountain, Hot Springs Reservation. Feb 15, 1896 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 22 An Act To amend section thirteen hundred and nine, Revised Statutes, providing a chaplain for the Military Academy. Feb 18, 1896 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 23 An Act To incorporate the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Feb 20, 1896 PDF, 202KB
Chapter 24 An Act To extend the mineral-land laws of the United States to lands embraced in the north half of the Colville Indian Reservation. Feb 20, 1896 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 25 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to punish false swearing before trial boards of the Metropolitan police force and fire department of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes," approved May eleventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-two. Feb 20, 1896 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 26 An Act To amend section twenty-one of an Act entitled "An Act to divide a portion of the reservation of the Sioux Nation of Indians in Dakota into separate reservations, and to secure the relinquishment of the Indian title to the remainder, and for other purposes," approved March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine. Feb 20, 1896 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 27 An Act Extending the time within which the Maryland and Washington Railway Company shall be required to complete the building of the road of said company, under the provisions of an Act of Congress approved August first, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, as amended by an Act of Congress approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five. Feb 20, 1896 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 28 An Act To open forest reservations in the State of Colorado for the location of mining claims. Feb 20, 1896 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 29 An Act Granting to the Brainerd and Northern Minnesota Railway Company a right of way through the Leech Lake Indian Reservation and Chippewa Indian Reservation, in Minnesota. Feb 24, 1896 PDF, 213KB
Chapter 30 An Act To authorize the Arkansas and Choctaw Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Choctaw Nation, in the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. Feb 24, 1896 PDF, 417KB
Chapter 31 An Act Granting leave of absence for one year to homestead settlers upon the Yankton Indian Reservation, in the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. Feb 26, 1896 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 32 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota." Feb 26, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 33 An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and for prior years, and for other purposes. Feb 26, 1896 PDF, 1.06MB
Chapter 34 An Act Making appropriations for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. Feb 27, 1896 PDF, 718KB
Chapter 35 An Act To change and fix the time for holding the district and circuit courts of the United States for the northern division of the eastern district of Tennessee. Feb 27, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 36 An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to donate one condemned cannon and four pyramids of condemned cannon balls to W.H. Wallace Post, Numbered Sixty-six, Grand Army of the Republic, of Eldorado, Kansas, and for other purposes. Feb 27, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 37 An Act To amend section fifty-two hundred and ninety-four of the Revised Statutes of the United States relative to the power of the Secretary of the Treasury to remit or mitigate fines, penalties, and forfeitures, and for other purposes. Mar 2, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 38 An Act To grant the Fort Smith and Western Coal Railroad Company a right of way through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. Mar 2, 1896 PDF, 308KB
Chapter 39 An Act To provide for the extension of the time within which suits may be brought to vacate and annul land patents, and for other purposes. Mar 2, 1896 PDF, 197KB
Chapter 40 An Act Relating to final proof in timber-culture entries. Mar 4, 1896 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 41 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to grant to the Gainesville, McAlester and Saint Louis Railroad Company a right of way through the Indian Territory." Mar 4, 1896 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 42 An Act Granting to the Columbia and Red Mountain Railway Company a right of way through the Colville Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, and for other purposes. Mar 6, 1896 PDF, 196KB
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Chapter 46 An Act Making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. Mar 6, 1896 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 47 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across Lake Saint Francis, in the State of Arkansas. Mar 6, 1896 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 48 An Act Making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. Mar 6, 1896 PDF, 784KB
Chapter 49 An Act Relating to the anchorage and movements of vessels in Saint Marys River. Mar 6, 1896 PDF, 178KB
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Chapter 51 An Act Granting to Lincoln Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Hope Valley, Rhode Island, one condemned cannon; also, to the Woman's Relief Corps of Taylorville, Illinois, four condemned cannon and four condemned cannon balls for the purpose of decorating a soldiers' monument lately erected there by said corps; and, also, to the town of Newton, in the State of New Jersey, four pieces of condemned cannon and twenty cannon balls for the decoration of the new soldiers' and sailors' monument in that town. Mar 7, 1896 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 52 An Act To repeal section five hundred and fifty-three of the Revised Statutes of the United States, requiring the district judge for the southern district of Florida to reside at Key West. Mar 12, 1896 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 53 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Chamberlain, South Dakota. Mar 13, 1896 PDF, 287KB
Chapter 54 An Act Regulating proof of death in certain Pension cases. Mar 13, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 55 An Act Granting to the First Regiment North Carolina State Guard two condemned cannon. Mar 13, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 56 An Act To incorporate the Supreme Council of the Thirty-Third Degree of Scottish Rite Masonry for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States. Mar 13, 1896 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 57 An Act To incorporate the convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the diocese of Washington. Mar 16, 1896 PDF, 276KB
Chapter 58 An Act To reorganize the customs collection district of Alaska. Mar 16, 1896 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 59 An Act To recognize the customs collection district of Alaska. Mar 16, 1896 PDF, 919KB
Chapter 60 An Act To authorize the Saint Louis and Oklahoma City Railroad Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian and Oklahoma Territories, and for other purposes. Mar 18, 1896 PDF, 398KB
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Chapter 62 An Act to extend the limits of the port of entry of New Orleans. Mar 20, 1896 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 63 An Act To authorize the First National Bank of Sprague, Washington, to change its location and name. Mar 20, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 64 An Act Donating one condemned cannon and four pyramids of condemned cannon balls to Stone River Post, Numbered Seventy-four, Grand Army of the Republic, Sedan, Kansas, and for other purposes. Mar 20, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 65 An Act To provide for printing and binding for the Navy Department. Mar 20, 1896 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 66 An Act To repeal section six of an Act entitled "An Act to define the duties of pension agents, to prescribe the manner of paying pensions, and for other purposes," approved July eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and now being section forty-seven hundred and eighty-four, Revised Statutes of the United States. Mar 23, 1896 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 67 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River, in the county of Aitkin, State of Minnesota. Mar 23, 1896 PDF, 195KB
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Chapter 73 An Act To regulate the issue and recording of the commissions of officers in several of the Departments. Mar 28, 1896 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 74 An Act To amend section nine of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the appointment of a sealer and assistant sealer of weights and measures in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes." Mar 28, 1896 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 75 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Calumet River. Mar 28, 1896 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 76 An Act To authorize the Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis Railroad Company to extend its line of railroad into the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. Mar 28, 1896 PDF, 201KB
Chapter 77 An Act for the right of the Rock Island, Muscatine and Southwestern Railway Company to build a bridge across the Illinois and Mississippi Canal. Mar 28, 1896 PDF, 206KB
Chapter 78 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Tennessee River at Knoxville, Tennessee. Mar 28, 1896 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 79 An Act For the reconstruction of the Rock Island bridge. Mar 28, 1896 PDF, 97KB
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Chapter 82 An Act Authorizing the Saint Louis, Oklahoma and Southern Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory, and for other purposes. Mar 30, 1896 PDF, 407KB
Chapter 83 An Act To grant certain condemned cannon and cannon balls to the Thirteenth and Forty-third Separate Companies National Guard of State of New York. Mar 31, 1896 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 84 An Act To repeal section twelve hundred and eighteen of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended by chapter forty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-four, relating to appointment of officers in the Army or Navy of the United States. Mar 31, 1896 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 85 An Act Providing for disposal of lands lying within the Fort Klamath Hay Reservation, not included in the Klamath Indian Reservation, in Oregon. Mar 31, 1896 PDF, 91KB
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Chapter 87 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers," and so forth, approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. Apr 1, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 88 An Act To provide an American register for the steamer Mattawan. Apr 4, 1896 PDF, 96KB
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Chapter 90 An Act Constituting Stamford, Connecticut, a subport of entry. Apr 6, 1896 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 91 An Act For the establishment of a light-house and fog-signal station at or near the entrance to Maurice River, New Jersey. Apr 6, 1896 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 92 An Act Authorizing the sale of title of the United States to certain tracts of land in the District of Columbia to Margaret Shugrue, Caroline Lochboehler, and John R. Scott. Apr 6, 1896 PDF, 201KB
Chapter 93 An Act Authorizing the Arkansas Northwestern Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. Apr 6, 1896 PDF, 396KB
Chapter 94 An Act To confirm certain cash entries of offered lands. Apr 7, 1896 PDF, 386KB
Chapter 95 An Act To authorize the leasing of lands for educational purposes in Arizona. Apr 7, 1896 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 96 An Act To authorize the Light-House Board to proceed with the construction of the light-house and fog signal on North Manitou Island, Lake Michigan. Apr 13, 1896 PDF, 95KB
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Chapter 98 An Act For the relief of settlers upon lands within the indemnity limits of the grant to the New Orleans Pacific Railway Company. Apr 14, 1896 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 99 An Act Repealing chapter one hundred and forty-eight of the Supplement of the Revised Statutes of the United States. Apr 14, 1896 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 100 An Act Granting to the Duluth and North Dakota Railroad Company right of way through certain Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota. Apr 14, 1896 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 101 An Act To amend an Act to authorize the Interoceanic Railway Company to construct and operate railway, telegraph, and telephone lines through the Indian Territory. Apr 14, 1896 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 103 An Act Authorizing the construction of a fog signal on the north pier of the entrance to Menominee Harbor, Michigan. Apr 15, 1896 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 104 An Act To authorize the construction of a wagon and foot bridge across the Chattahoochee River at or near the city of Columbia, Alabama. Apr 16, 1896 PDF, 200KB
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Chapter 107 An Act Providing for disposal of lands on abandoned portions of the Fort Assinniboine Military Reservation in Montana, and for the relief of certain settlers thereon. Apr 18, 1896 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 108 An Act Granting to the Atchison and Nebraska Railroad Company and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, its lessee in perpetuity, the right of way over a part of the Sac and Fox and Iowa Indian Reservation in the States of Kansas and Nebraska. Apr 18, 1896 PDF, 191KB
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Chapter 119 An Act Authorizing the transfer of a cannon from the Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, to Grant Park, in Galena, Illinois. Apr 24, 1896 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 120 An Act Providing for a naval training station on the island of Yerba Buena (or Goat Island), in the harbor of San Francisco, California, and for other purposes. Apr 24, 1896 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 121 An Act To grant certain lands to the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Apr 24, 1896 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 122 An Act To amend an Act approved August twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, entitled "An Act to authorize purchasers of the property and franchises of the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company to organize a corporation and to confer upon the same all the powers, privileges, and franchises vested in that company." Apr 24, 1896 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 123 An Act To authorize reassessments for improvements and general taxes in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Apr 24, 1896 PDF, 197KB
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Chapter 140 An Act Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. Apr 25, 1896 PDF, 1008KB
Chapter 141 An Act To grant to railroad companies in Indian Territory additional powers to secure depot grounds. Apr 25, 1896 PDF, 195KB
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Chapter 147 An Act To provide for reimbursement of the expense of constructing a sewer upon the permanent reservation at Hot Springs, Arkansas. May 1, 1896 PDF, 86KB
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Chapter 150 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Oregon and Washington Bridge Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Columbia River, between the State of Oregon and the State of Washington, and to establish it as a post road." May 4, 1896 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 151 An Act To revive and reenact the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the building of a railroad bridge at Little Rock, Arkansas," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-one. May 4, 1896 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 152 An Act Authorizing the Aransas Harbor Terminal Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Corpus Christi Channel, known as the Morris and Cummings Ship Channel, in Aransas County, Texas. May 4, 1896 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 153 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Union Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Monongahela River," approved February eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. May 4, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 154 An Act To provide for the incorporation and regulation of medical and dental colleges in the District of Columbia. May 4, 1896 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 155 An Act To establish and provide for the government of Greer County, Oklahoma, and for other purposes. May 4, 1896 PDF, 200KB
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Chapter 161 An Act To provide for the fulfillment of the stipulations of the treaty between the United States and Great Britain signed at Washington on the eighth day of February, eighteen hundred and ninety-six. May 7, 1896 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 162 An Act Empowering and directing the Secretary of the Navy to furnish not more than four pieces of condemned cannon to the village of New Rochelle, New York. May 8, 1896 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 163 An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to donate condemned cannon to Custer Post, Grand Army of the Republic, at Leavenworth, Kansas, and Mathies Post, Grand Army of the Republic, at Burlington, Iowa. May 9, 1896 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 164 An Act To amend section twenty-eight hundred and eighty of the Revised Statutes of the United States, fixing time for vessels to unlade. May 9, 1896 PDF, 182KB
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Chapter 167 An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange in behalf of the United States the tract of land at Choctaw Point, Mobile County, Alabama, now belonging to the United States and held for light-house purposes, with the Mobile, Jackson and Kansas City Railroad Company for any other tract or parcel of land in said county equally well or better adapted to use for light-house purposes. May 11, 1896 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 168 An Act To provide for the disposal of public reservations in vacated town sites or additions to town sites in the Territory of Oklahoma. May 11, 1896 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 169 An Act To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Navy to donate one condemned cannon and four pyramids of condemned cannon balls to the cemetery association in the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota, to be used at or near the foot of the soldiers' monument in said cemetery. May 11, 1896 PDF, 92KB
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Chapter 175 An Act Making provision for the deportation of refugee Canadian Cree Indians from the State of Montana and their delivery to the Canadian authorities. May 13, 1896 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 176 An Act To revive and reenact an Act to authorize the construction of a free bridge across Arkansas River, connecting Little Rock and Argenta. May 13, 1896 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 177 An Act To regulate marriages in the District of Columbia. May 13, 1896 PDF, 254KB
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Chapter 179 An Act To amend the Act approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, granting the right of way upon the public lands for reservoir and canal purposes. May 14, 1896 PDF, 93KB
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Chapter 181 An Act To permit Rene C. Baughman to lay pipes in a certain street in the city of Washington. May 15, 1896 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 182 An Act Authorizing the Secretary of War to make certain uses of national military parks. May 15, 1896 PDF, 181KB
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Chapter 191 An Act Constituting Syracuse, New York, a port of delivery. May 18, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 192 An Act To provide a life-saving station at or near Point Bonita, at the Golden Gate, in the State of California. May 18, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 193 An Act Authorizing the county of Navajo, Territory of Arizona, to issue bonds for the construction of a court-house and jail at the county seat thereof. May 18, 1896 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 194 An Act To regulate the business of storage in District of Columbia. May 18, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 195 An Act To allow the return free of duty of certain articles exported from the United States for exhibition purposes. May 18, 1896 PDF, 97KB
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Chapter 199 An Act To provide for the safety of passengers on excursion steamers. May 19, 1896 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 200 An Act To establish the port of Conneaut, in the State of Ohio, as a subport of entry in the district of Cuyahoga, in said State of Ohio. May 19, 1896 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 201 An Act To abolish days of grace on promissory notes, drafts, and so forth, in the District of Columbia. May 19, 1896 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 202 An Act To restore the lands embraced in the Fort Lewis Military Reservations, in the State of Colorado, to the public domain. May 19, 1896 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 203 An Act To permit the Pintsch Compressing Company to lay pipes in certain streets in the city of Washington. May 19, 1896 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 204 An Act Amending the statutes relating to the sale of printed copies of patents. May 19, 1896 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 205 An Act To authorize and regulate the sale of unclaimed freight, baggage, and other property in the District of Columbia. May 19, 1896 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 206 An Act To provide for the drainage of lots in the District of Columbia. May 19, 1896 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 207 An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States to reconvey to the former owners a certain tract of land in Valverde County, Texas. May 19, 1896 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 208 An Act To establish certain harbor regulations for the District of Columbia. May 19, 1896 PDF, 185KB
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Chapter 212 An Act To grant right of way over the public domain for pipe lines in the States of Colorado and Wyoming. May 21, 1896 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 213 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Denison and Northern Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes." May 21, 1896 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 214 An Act Requiring bills of sale, conditional sales, mortgages, or deeds of trust of chattels in the District of Columbia to be recorded. May 21, 1896 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 215 An Act Authorizing the sale of the title of the United States in lot five, square eleven hundred and thirteen, in the city of Washington. May 21, 1896 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 216 An Act Granting to Major C.A. Angel Post, Numbered Twenty, Grand Army of the Republic, of Lambertville, New Jersey, four condemned cannon and twenty cannon balls. May 21, 1896 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 217 An Act To amend section twenty-nine hundred and eighty-one of the Revised Statues as amended by the Act of June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty. May 21, 1896 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 218 An Act To donate eight condemned cannon and one hundred cannon shot to the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery Association of Colorado. May 21, 1896 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 219 An Act Granting to A.L. Robeson Post, Numbered Forty-two, Grand Army of the Republic, of Bridgeton, New Jersey, four condemned cannon and twenty cannon balls. May 21, 1896 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 220 An Act Granting to the Soldiers and Sailors' Monument Association, of the county of Middlesex, in the State of New Jersey, four condemned cannon and thirty cannon balls. May 21, 1896 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 221 An Act Donating four condemned cannon and four pyramids of condemned cannon balls to the Soldiers' Monument Association of Allegan, Michigan. May 21, 1896 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 222 An Act Donating one condemned cannon and cannon balls to Grand Army of the Republic Post, Numbered Five hundred and seventy-three, of Evans City, Pennsylvania. May 21, 1896 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 223 An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to donate one condemned cannon and condemned cannon balls to U.S. Grant Post, Numbered Seventy-two, Grand Army of the Republic, of Washington, Indiana, Department of Indiana, and for other purposes. May 21, 1896 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 224 An Act To establish a railroad bridge across the Illinois River near Grafton, Illinois. May 21, 1896 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 225 An Act Donating condemned cannon and cannon balls. May 21, 1896 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 226 An Act Donating one condemned cannon and cannon balls to Grand Army of the Republic, L.W. Cooper Post, Department of Missouri, Numbered Eighty-one, of Lathrop, Missouri. May 21, 1896 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 227 An Act Granting to Budlong Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Westerly, Rhode Island, two condemned mounted brass cannon. May 21, 1896 PDF, 92KB
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Chapter 230 An Act Donating two condemned cannon to Custer Post, Numbered Thirty-eight, Grand Army of the Republic, of Etna, Pennsylvania, and two condemned cannon to James G. Clark Post, Numbered One hundred and sixty-two, Grand Army of the Republic, of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. May 22, 1896 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 231 An Act To authorize the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to make certain disposition of condemned ordnance, guns, and cannon balls in their respective Departments. May 22, 1896 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 232 An Act To establish customs ports of delivery at Pueblo, Durango, and Leadville, Colorado, and for other purposes. May 22, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 233 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Niagara River, in the town of Lewiston, in the county of Niagara, State of New York. May 22, 1896 PDF, 194KB
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Chapter 238 An Act Changing the time of holding terms of the circuit and district courts of the United States in the northern district of California. May 25, 1896 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 239 An Act To amend section thirty-seven hundred and nineteen of the Revised Statutes relative to guarantees on proposals for naval supplies. May 25, 1896 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 240 An Act Authorizing the Secretary of Navy to deliver one condemned cannon to the city of Elmwood, Peoria County, Illinois, and for other purposes. May 25, 1896 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 241 An Act Making one year's residence in a Territory a prerequisite to obtaining a divorce there. May 25, 1896 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 242 An Act Making it unlawful to shoot at or into any railway locomotive or car, or at any person thereon, or to throw any rock or other missile at or into any locomotive or car in the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. May 25, 1896 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 243 An Act To provide for settlement of titles and disposition of public lands in the Arredondo grant, in Columbia County, Florida. May 25, 1896 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 244 An Act To authorize the establishment of a life-saving station at Port Huron, on the coast of Lake Huron, Michigan. May 25, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 245 An Act Relating to the testimony of physicians in the courts of the District of Columbia. May 25, 1896 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 246 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near the city of Boonville, Missouri. May 25, 1896 PDF, 289KB
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Chapter 252 An Act Making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. May 28, 1896 PDF, 4.34MB
Chapter 253 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Red River of the North. May 28, 1896 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 254 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Capital Railway Company," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five. May 28, 1896 PDF, 201KB
Chapter 255 An Act To amend section forty-one hundred and thirty-one of the Revised Statutes of the United States, to improve the merchant-marine engineer service and thereby also to increase the efficiency of the Naval Reserve, and for other purposes. May 28, 1896 PDF, 207KB
Chapter 256 An Act To authorize and empower the State of South Dakota to select the Fort Sully Military Reservation in said State as a part of the lands granted to the State under the provisions of an Act to provide for the admission of South Dakota into the Union, approved February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and for indemnity school lands, and for other purposes. May 28, 1896 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 257 An Act Granting to the Denver, Cripple Creek and Southwestern Railroad Company a right of way for a railroad through the South Platte and Plum Creek forest reserves, in the State of Colorado. May 28, 1896 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 258 An Act Declaring a certain bridge across the Tallahatchie River, in Tallahatchie County, State of Mississippi, a lawful structure, and for other purposes. May 28, 1896 PDF, 202KB
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Chapter 270 An Act To amend section four hundred and sixteen of the Revised Statutes of the United States relating to the District of Columbia. May 19, 1896 PDF, 204KB
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Chapter 274 An Act Defining the standard shape and size for dry measures in use in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 30, 1896 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 275 An Act Empowering and directing the Secretary of the Navy to furnish four pieces of condemned cannon to the city of Hastings, Michigan. May 30, 1896 PDF, 96KB
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Chapter 298 Private Law    
Chapter 299 Private Law    
Chapter 300 Private Law    
Chapter 301 Private Law    
Chapter 302 Private Law    
Chapter 303 An Act To amend the laws of the District of Columbia as to married women, to make parents the natural guardians of their minor children, and for other purposes. Jun 1, 1896 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 304 An Act To incorporate the National University. Jun 1, 1896 PDF, 92KB
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Chapter 306 Private Law    
Chapter 307 Private Law    
Chapter 308 Private Law    
Chapter 309 An Act To amend section thirty-two hundred and fifty-five of the Revised Statutes of the United States concerning the distilling of brandy from fruits. Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 310 An Act To repeal section sixty-one of an Act to reduce taxation, to provide revenue for the Government, and for other purposes, which became a law August twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 311 An Act Authorizing the construction of a wagon and motor bridge over the Missouri River at Saint Charles, Missouri. Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 294KB
Chapter 312 An Act Relating to commutations of homestead entries, and to confirm such entries when commutation proofs were received by local land officers prematurely. Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 313 An Act To regulate the practice of medicine and surgery, to license physicians and surgeons, and to punish persons violating the provisions thereof in the District of Columbia. Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 504KB
Chapter 314 An Act Making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 3.72MB
Chapter 315 An Act To establish and provide for the maintenance of a free public library and reading room in the District of Columbia. Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 316 An Act For the relief of settlers on the Northern Pacific Railroad indemnity lands. Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 202KB
Chapter 317 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Washington and Great Falls Electric Railway Company." Jun 3, 1896 PDF, 511KB
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Chapter 319 Private Law    
Chapter 320 Private Law    
Chapter 321 Private Law    
Chapter 322 Private Law    
Chapter 323 Private Law    
Chapter 324 Private Law    
Chapter 325 Private Law    
Chapter 326 Private Law    
Chapter 327 Private Law    
Chapter 328 Private Law    
Chapter 329 Private Law    
Chapter 330 Private Law    
Chapter 331 An Act Amending the Act of June eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "An Act to authorize the President to appoint an officer of the Navy or the Marine Corps to perform the duties of solicitor and judge-advocate-general, and so forth, and to fix the rank and pay of such officer," and for other purposes. Jun 5, 1896 PDF, 104KB
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Chapter 334 Private Law    
Chapter 335 An Act Relating to the sale of gas in the District of Columbia. Jun 6, 1896 PDF, 296KB
Chapter 336 An Act Granting the Flagstaff and Canyon Railroad Company right of way for railroad purposes through the Grand Canyon Forest Reserve in northern Arizona. Jun 6, 1896 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 337 An Act Defining cheese, and also imposing a tax upon and regulating the manufacture, sale, importation, and exportation of "filled cheese." Jun 6, 1896 PDF, 398KB
Chapter 338 An Act Making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the procurement of heavy ordnance for trial and service, and for other purposes. Jun 6, 1896 PDF, 581KB
Chapter 339 An Act Amending and extending the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled "An Act approving with amendments the funding Act of Arizona," approved June twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and the Act amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto approved August third, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. Jun 6, 1896 PDF, 107KB
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Chapter 350 Private Law    
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Chapter 355 Private Law    
Chapter 356 Private Law    
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Chapter 361 Private Law    
Chapter 362 Private Law    
Chapter 363 Private Law    
Chapter 364 Private Law    
Chapter 365 Private Law    
Chapter 366 Private Law    
Chapter 367 Private Law    
Chapter 368 Private Law    
Chapter 369 Private Law    
Chapter 370 An Act To regulate mail matter of the fourth class. Jun 8, 1896 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 371 An Act To expedite the delivery of imported parcels and packages not exceeding five hundred dollars in value. Jun 8, 1896 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 372 An Act To authorize the Baltimore and Washington Transit Company, of Maryland, to enter the District of Columbia. Jun 8, 1896 PDF, 314KB
Chapter 373 An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and for prior years, and for other purposes. Jun 8, 1896 PDF, 4.09MB
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Chapter 376 Private Law    
Chapter 377 Private Law    
Chapter 378 Private Law    
Chapter 379 Private Law    
Chapter 380 Private Law    
Chapter 381 Private Law    
Chapter 382 Private Law    
Chapter 383 Private Law    
Chapter 384 Private Law    
Chapter 385 Private Law    
Chapter 386 An Act Making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. Jun 9, 1896 PDF, 360KB
Chapter 387 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the protection of the salmon fisheries of Alaska." Jun 9, 1896 PDF, 190KB
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Chapter 389 Private Law    
Chapter 390 Private Law    
Chapter 391 Private Law    
Chapter 392 Private Law    
Chapter 393 Private Law    
Chapter 394 An Act Changing the time for holding circuit court of the United States at Hartford, in the district of Connecticut. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 106KB
Chapter 395 An Act To extend the routes of the Eckington and Soldiers' Home Railway Company and of the Belt Railway Company, of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 318KB
Chapter 396 An Act To provide an American register for the steamer Menemsha. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 397 An Act Disposing of two condemned cannon. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 398 An Act Making appropriations for current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 3.38MB
Chapter 399 An Act Making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 1.81MB
Chapter 400 An Act To establish a site for the erection of a penitentiary on the military reservation at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and for other purposes. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 401 An Act To amend an Act approved August nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety, entitled "An Act to adopt regulations for preventing collisions at sea." Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 402 An Act To authorize and encourage the holding of a transmississippi and international exposition at the city of Omaha, in the State of Nebraska, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 290KB
Chapter 403 An Act To provide for subports of entry and delivery in the State of Florida. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 404 An Act To make the city of Santa Barbara, county of Santa Barbara, State of California, a subport of entry. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 405 An Act To authorize the Secretary of War to improve and maintain the public roads within the limits of the national park at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 406 An Act To establish a life-saving station on the coast of New Hampshire or Massachusetts between the Hampton and the Merrimac rivers. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 407 An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to donate condemned cannon and condemned cannon balls to certain posts of the Grand Army of the Republic. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 408 An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to furnish to George F. Fuller Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Manistique, Michigan, a condemned cannon. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 409 An Act To grant a right of way through the new Fort Bliss Military Reservation to the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad Company. Jun 10, 1896 PDF, 101KB
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Chapter 412 Private Law    
Chapter 413 Private Law    
Chapter 414 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Warrior River by the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 298KB
Chapter 415 An Act To authorize the construction of a bride across the Cahaba River, in Bibb County, Alabama, by the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 393KB
Chapter 416 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Alabama River by the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 417 An Act to authorize the Butler and Pittsburg Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Allegheny River. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 283KB
Chapter 418 An Act To make the city of Erie, Pennsylvania, a port of immediate transportation. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 419 An Act Making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 1.83MB
Chapter 420 An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 3.81MB
Chapter 421 An Act To authorize the county of Saint Louis, in the State of Minnesota, to build or authorize the building of a foot and wagon bridge across the Saint Louis River between Minnesota and Wisconsin, at a point near Fond du Lac, in said State of Minnesota. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 422 An Act To change the time and places for the district and circuit courts of the northern district of Texas. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 423 An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for expenses of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-six. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 424 An Act To amend section one of "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act authorizing the Postmaster-General to adjust certain claims of postmasters for loss by burglary, fire or other unavoidable casualty,'" approved May ninth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight. Jun 11, 1896 PDF, 27KB

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Session 2

Chapter 1 An Act To aid and encourage the holding of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition at Nashville, Tennessee, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and making an appropriation therefor. Dec 22, 1896 PDF, 272KB
Chapter 2 An Act Making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes. Dec 22, 1896 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 3 An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for prior years, and for other purposes. Dec 22, 1896 PDF, 239KB
Chapter 4 An Act To amend title sixty, chapter three, of the Revised Statutes, relating to copyrights. Jan 6, 1897 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 5 An Act Authorizing the issuing and loaning of the ensigns, flags, signal numbers, and so forth, of the United States for the purpose of decorating the streets of the city of Washington on the occasion of inaugural ceremonies on the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. Jan 6, 1897 PDF, 183KB
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Chapter 7 An Act Extending the time within which the University of Utah shall occupy lands heretofore granted to it. Jan 8, 1897 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 8 An Act To refer the claim of the owners of the brig Tally-Ho to the Court of Claims. Jan 8, 1897 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 9 An Act to amend chapter one hundred and eleven of the Acts of the third session of the Fifty-third Congress. Jan 9, 1897 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 11 An Act Providing for the location and purchase of public lands for reservoir sites. Jan 13, 1897 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 12 An Act To approve and ratify the construction of a bridge over and across Caddo Lake, at Mooringsport, Louisiana, by the Kansas City, Shreveport and Gulf Railway Company. Jan 13, 1897 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 13 An Act Authorizing the Kansas City, Watkins and Gulf Railway Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Black River, in Louisiana. Jan 13, 1897 PDF, 200KB
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Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 Private Law    
Chapter 18 Private Law    
Chapter 19 Private Law    
Chapter 20 Private Law    
Chapter 21 Private Law    
Chapter 22 Private Law    
Chapter 23 Private Law    
Chapter 24 Private Law    
Chapter 25 Private Law    
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 Private Law    
Chapter 28 Private Law    
Chapter 29 An Act To reduce the cases in which the penalty of death may be inflicted. Jan 15, 1897 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 30 An Act Approving certain acts of the legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, authorizing the issue of certain bonds of said Territory, and for other purposes. Jan 16, 1897 PDF, 293KB
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Chapter 32 Private Law    
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 Private Law    
Chapter 41 Private Law    
Chapter 42 Private Law    
Chapter 43 Private Law    
Chapter 44 Private Law    
Chapter 45 Private Law    
Chapter 46 Private Law    
Chapter 47 Private Law    
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 Private Law    
Chapter 50 Private Law    
Chapter 51 Private Law    
Chapter 52 Private Law    
Chapter 53 Private Law    
Chapter 54 Private Law    
Chapter 55 Private Law    
Chapter 56 Private Law    
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 Private Law    
Chapter 59 Private Law    
Chapter 60 Private Law    
Chapter 61 An Act Providing for certain requirements for vessels propelled by gas, fluid, naphtha, or electric motors. Jan 18, 1897 PDF, 386KB
Chapter 62 An Act To provide for the entry of lands in Greer County, Oklahoma, to give preference rights to settlers, and for other purposes. Jan 18, 1897 PDF, 197KB
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Chapter 64 Private Law    
Chapter 65 Private Law    
Chapter 66 An Act To provide an American register for the steamer Kahului. Jan 20, 1897 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 67 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to amend section forty-one hundred and seventy-eight, Revised Statutes, in relation to the marking of vessels' names at bow and stern, and also to provide for marking the draft," approved February twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-one. Jan 20, 1897 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 68 An Act to withdraw from the Supreme Court jurisdiction of criminal cases not capital and confer the same on the circuit courts of appeals. Jan 20, 1897 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 69 An Act to approve and ratify the construction of a bridge across the Red River, between the States of Arkansas and Texas, at a point above the town of Fulton, in Arkansas, on said river, built by the Texarkana Northern Railway Company, but now owned and operated by the Texarkana and Fort Smith Railway Company, and to authorize the latter company to maintain said bridge over said waterway, subject to certain stipulations and conditions. Jan 20, 1897 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 70 An Act To validate the appointments, acts, and services of certain deputy United States marshals in the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. Jan 20, 1897 PDF, 189KB
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Chapter 73 Private Law    
Chapter 74 Private Law    
Chapter 75 Private Law    
Chapter 76 Private Law    
Chapter 77 Private Law    
Chapter 78 Private Law    
Chapter 79 Private Law    
Chapter 80 Private Law    
Chapter 81 Private Law    
Chapter 82 Private Law    
Chapter 83 An Act Construing the Acts of Congress in relation to the award of life-saving medals. Jan 21, 1897 PDF, 97KB
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Chapter 85 Private Law    
Chapter 86 Private Law    
Chapter 87 Private Law    
Chapter 88 Private Law    
Chapter 89 Private Law    
Chapter 90 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge over the Monongahela River from the borough of Braddock to the township of Mifflin, Pennsylvania. Jan 26, 1897 PDF, 212KB
Chapter 91 An Act To authorize the Union Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Monongahela River. Jan 26, 1897 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 92 An Act For the relief of telegraph operators who served in the war of the rebellion. Jan 26, 1897 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 93 An Act Authorizing the Kansas City, Watkins and Gulf Railway Company to construct and maintain a bridge across Red River at the city of Alexandria, Louisiana. Jan 26, 1897 PDF, 280KB
Chapter 94 An Act To incorporate the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf. Jan 26, 1897 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 95 An Act to enable the town of Flagstaff, in the Territory of Arizona, to issue bonds to construct a water system. Jan 26, 1897 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 96 An Act to provide for the payment of certain claims against the District of Columbia by drawback certificates. Jan 26, 1897 PDF, 197KB
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Chapter 99 An Act Authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Columbia River, in the State of Washington. Jan 27, 1897 PDF, 190KB
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Chapter 102 Private Law    
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Chapter 104 Private Law    
Chapter 105 Private Law    
Chapter 106 An Act To detach the county of Audrain from the western district of Missouri and to attach the same to the eastern district of said State of Missouri. Jan 28, 1897 PDF, 94KB
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Chapter 108 An Act to authorize the Muskogee, Oklahoma and Western Railroad Company to construct and operate a line of railway through Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. Jan 29, 1897 PDF, 489KB
Chapter 109 An Act To prohibit the sale of intoxicating drinks to Indians, providing penalties therefor, and for other purposes. Jan 30, 1897 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 110 An Act Authorizing the establishment of a life-saving station on the coast of Maryland. Jan 30, 1897 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 111 An Act To confirm certain cash entries of public lands. Jan 30, 1897 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 112 An Act To establish railroad bridges across the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers, in Kentucky. Jan 30, 1897 PDF, 271KB
Chapter 113 An Act Extending the time for the completion of the bridge across the East River, between the city of New York and Long Island, now in course of construction, as authorized by the Act of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven. Jan 30, 1897 PDF, 91KB
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Chapter 116 Private Law    
Chapter 117 Private Law    
Chapter 118 Private Law    
Chapter 119 Private Law    
Chapter 120 Private Law    
Chapter 121 An Act To provide for an examination and survey of a water route from the mouth of the jetties at the city of Galveston, Texas, through the ship channel and up Buffalo Bayou to the city of Houston, Texas. Feb 1, 1897 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 122 An Act To authorize the construction or acquisition of a bridge across the Rio Grande River at El Paso, in the State of Texas. Feb 1, 1897 PDF, 182KB
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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 Private Law    
Chapter 134 Private Law    
Chapter 135 Private Law    
Chapter 136 An Act Relating to mortgages in the Indian Territory. Feb 3, 1897 PDF, 178KB
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Chapter 139 Private Law    
Chapter 140 Private Law    
Chapter 141 Private Law    
Chapter 142 Private Law    
Chapter 143 Private Law    
Chapter 144 Private Law    
Chapter 145 An Act To provide an American register for the barge Black Diamond. Feb 4, 1897 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 146 An Act To authorize officers who served during the war of the rebellion in the Regular Army to bear the title and, on occasions of ceremony, wear the uniform of their highest rank. Feb 4, 1897 PDF, 87KB
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Chapter 149 Private Law    
Chapter 150 Private Law    
Chapter 151 Private Law    
Chapter 152 Private Law    
Chapter 153 Private Law    
Chapter 154 Private Law    
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 Private Law    
Chapter 164 Private Law    
Chapter 165 Private Law    
Chapter 166 Private Law    
Chapter 167 An Act For the protection of yacht owners and shipbuilders of the United States. Feb 5, 1897 PDF, 172KB
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Chapter 169 An Act Authorizing the establishment of a pierhead light at or near South Milwaukee, in the State of Wisconsin. Feb 6, 1897 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 170 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act granting to the Eastern Nebraska and Gulf Railway Company right of way through the Omaha and Winnebago Indian reservations, in the State of Nebraska," by extending the time for the construction of said railway. Feb 6, 1897 PDF, 94KB
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Chapter 172 An Act To prevent the carrying of obscene literature and articles designed for indecent and immoral use from one State of Territory into another State of Territory. Feb 8, 1897 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 173 An Act To approve and ratify the construction of a bridge across the Sulphur River, in the State of Arkansas, by the Texarkana and Fort Smith Railway Company. Feb 8, 1897 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 174 An Act To authorize the construction by the Kansas City, Shreveport and Gulf Railroad Company of a bridge across the Sabine River between the States of Louisiana and Texas. Feb 8, 1897 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 175 An Act To amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near the city of Lexington, Missouri," approved July twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. Feb 8, 1897 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 176 An Act To authorize the mayor and city council of Monroe, and the police jury of the parish of Ouachita, Louisiana, to construct a traffic bridge across the Ouachita River opposite said city. Feb 8, 1897 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 177 An Act To provide an American register for the bark Ceres. Feb 8, 1897 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 178 An Act to constitute a new division of the eastern judicial district of Texas, and to provide for the holding of terms of court at Beaumont, Texas, and for the appointment of a clerk for said court. Feb 8, 1897 PDF, 160KB
Chapter 179 An Act To correct the muster roll of Company I of the Seventh Iowa Infantry Volunteers. Feb 8, 1897 PDF, 82KB
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Chapter 182 Private Law    
Chapter 183 Private Law    
Chapter 184 Private Law    
Chapter 185 Private Law    
Chapter 186 Private Law    
Chapter 187 Private Law    
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 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 An Act To amend section forty-eight hundred and twenty-nine of the United States Revised Statutes concerning surgeons, assistant surgeons, and other medical officers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. Feb 9, 1897 PDF, 82KB
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Chapter 207 Private Law    
Chapter 208 Private Law    
Chapter 209 Private Law    
Chapter 210 Private Law    
Chapter 211 Private Law    
Chapter 212 Private Law    
Chapter 213 An Act To quiet title and possession with respect to certain unconfirmed and located private land claims in the State of Louisiana. Feb 10, 1897 PDF, 163KB
Chapter 214 An Act Making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. Feb 10, 1897 PDF, 757KB
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Chapter 216 An Act To authorize the entry and patenting of lands containing petroleum and other mineral oils under the placer-mining laws of the United States. Feb 11, 1897 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 218 Private Law    
Chapter 219 Private Law    
Chapter 220 Private Law    
Chapter 221 An Act To commission passed assistant surgeons in the United States Navy, and to provide for their examination preliminary to their promotion to the grade of surgeon. Feb 13, 1897 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 222 An Act To provide an American register for the bark Vila. Feb 13, 1897 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 223 An Act To authorize the establishment of a life-saving station at or near Great Boars head, on the coast of New Hampshire. Feb 13, 1897 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 224 An Act To provide an American register for the bark E.C. Mowatt, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Feb 13, 1897 PDF, 90KB
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Chapter 226 Private Law    
Chapter 227 Private Law    
Chapter 228 An Act To grant to the Hudson Reservoir and Canal Company the right of way through the Gila River Indian Reservation. Feb 15, 1897 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 229 An Act To amend so much of chapter one hundred and eighty-nine of the Statues of the United States of America, passed at the third session of the Fifty-third Congress, and approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, as required that the lower portion of the Rock Island Bridge shall not be occupied by any street railway company without paying a reasonable rent therefor. Feb 15, 1897 PDF, 202KB
Chapter 230 An Act To extend and amend an Act entitled "An Act to grant the right of way to the Kansas, Oklahoma Central and Southwestern Railway Company through the Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory, and for other purposes," approved December twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. Feb 15, 1897 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 231 An Act To amend "An Act to amend 'An Act to amend section forty-four hundred of title fifty-two of the Revised Statutes of the United States, concerning the regulation of steam vessels,' approved August seventh, eighteen hundred and eighty-two," and also to amend section forty-four hundred and fourteen, title fifty-two, of the Revised Statutes, "Regulation of steam vessels." Feb 15, 1897 PDF, 91KB
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Chapter 233 Private Law    
Chapter 234 An Act To provide for appointment by brevet of active or retired officers of the United States Army. Feb 16, 1897 PDF, 176KB
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Chapter 236 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes," passed finally June third, eighteen hundred and ninety-six. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 237 An Act To permit a part of the Fort Lyon Military Reservation to be occupied, improved, and controlled for a soldiers' home by the State of Colorado. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 238 An Act Authorizing the Cleveland Bridge Company to construct a bridge across the Arkansas River between Pawnee County, Oklahoma, and the Osage Indian Reservation. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 239 An Act To authorize a survey for construction of a bridge across the Eastern Branch of the Potomac River in line with Massachusetts avenue extended eastward. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 240 An Act To authorize the construction by the Duluth and North Dakota Railroad Company of two bridges across the Red River of the North between the States of Minnesota and North Dakota. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 241 An Act To enable certain persons in the State of Mississippi to procure title to public lands. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 242 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Chattanooga Western Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Tennessee River near Chattanooga," giving the said company more time in which to begin and complete said bridge. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 243 An Act To amend an act authorizing the West Braddock Bridge Company to construct a bridge over the Monongahela River from the borough of Rankin to Mifflin Township. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 244 An Act Relating to the improvement of Eastchester Creek, State of New York. Feb 17, 1897 PDF, 87KB
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Chapter 246 Private Law    
Chapter 247 Private Law    
Chapter 248 Private Law    
Chapter 249 Private Law    
Chapter 250 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to forfeit certain lands heretofore granted for the purpose of aiding in the construction of railroads, and for other purposes," approved September twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and the several acts amendatory thereof. Feb 18, 1897 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 251 An Act To provide a life-saving station at or near Point Arena, Mendocino County, in the State of California. Feb 18, 1897 PDF, 94KB
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Chapter 253 Private Law    
Chapter 254 Private Law    
Chapter 255 Private Law    
Chapter 256 Private Law    
Chapter 257 Private Law    
Chapter 258 Private Law    
Chapter 259 Private Law    
Chapter 260 Private Law    
Chapter 261 Private Law    
Chapter 262 Private Law    
Chapter 263 An Act To amend the Act creating the circuit court of appeals in regard to fees and costs, and for other purposes. Feb 19, 1897 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 264 An Act Conferring jurisdiction upon the supreme court of the District of Columbia, having general equity jurisdiction, to decree the sale, lease or surrender of any lease of real estate in said District, belonging to insane persons, for the purpose of reinvestment, and for other purposes. Feb 19, 1897 PDF, 277KB
Chapter 265 An Act Making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight and for other purposes. Feb 19, 1897 PDF, 3.70MB
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Chapter 267 An Act To extend North Capitol street northward through the property of the Prospect Hill Cemetery, to pay for land to be taken for such purpose, and for other purposes. Feb 20, 1897 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 268 An Act Making appropriations for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. Feb 20, 1897 PDF, 161KB
Chapter 269 An Act To reorganize the judicial districts of Arkansas, and for other purposes. Feb 20, 1897 PDF, 281KB
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Chapter 271 Private Law    
Chapter 272 Private Law    
Chapter 273 Private Law    
Chapter 274 Private Law    
Chapter 275 Private Law    
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 Private Law    
Chapter 288 Private Law    
Chapter 289 Private Law    
Chapter 290 Private Law    
Chapter 291 Private Law    
Chapter 292 Private Law    
Chapter 293 Private Law    
Chapter 294 Private Law    
Chapter 295 Private Law    
Chapter 296 Private Law    
Chapter 297 Private Law    
Chapter 298 Private Law    
Chapter 299 Private Law    
Chapter 300 Private Law    
Chapter 301 Private Law    
Chapter 302 Private Law    
Chapter 303 Private Law    
Chapter 304 Private Law    
Chapter 305 Private Law    
Chapter 306 Private Law    
Chapter 307 Private Law    
Chapter 308 An Act To extend the time for the completion of the Saint Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway Company through the White Earth, Leech Lake, Chippewa, and Fond du Lac Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota. Feb 23, 1897 PDF, 98KB
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Chapter 310 An Act Authorizing the Secretary of War to issue Springfield rifles to each State and Territory for the National Guards thereof, in exchange for other rifles now held. Feb 24, 1897 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 311 An Act To provide for the relief of certain officers and enlisted men of the volunteer forces. Feb 24, 1897 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 312 An Act Providing for the erection of a light-house at orient Point, Long Island, New York. Feb 24, 1897 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 313 An Act To prevent forest fires on the public domain. Feb 24, 1897 PDF, 96KB
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Chapter 315 An Act to license billiard and pool tables in the District of Columbia. Feb 25, 1897 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 316 An Act To prevent the purchasing of or speculating in claims against the the Federal Government by United States officers. Feb 25, 1897 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 317 An Act to authorize the construction of a bridge over the Monongahela River from the city of McKeesport to the township of Mifflin, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania. Feb 25, 1897 PDF, 188KB
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Chapter 332 An Act For the better improvement of the Government reservation at the city of Fort Smith, in the State of Arkansas, and for other purposes. Feb 26, 1897 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 333 An Act To provide for closing the crevasse in Pass a Loutre, one of the outlets of the Mississippi River. Feb 26, 1897 PDF, 197KB
Chapter 334 An Act To authorize the Montgomery, Hayneville and Camden Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Alabama River between Lower Peachtree and Prairie Bluff, Alabama. Feb 26, 1897 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 335 An Act To provide for the use and occupation of reservoir sites reserved. Feb 26, 1897 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 336 An Act Concerning certain homestead lands in Florida. Feb 26, 1897 PDF, 91KB
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Chapter 340 An Act To amend the postal laws, providing limited indemnity for loss of registered mail matter. Feb 27, 1897 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 341 An Act To remove doubts as to the power of the supreme court of the District of Columbia to provide for a vacancy in the office of attorney of the United States for the District of Columbia. Feb 27, 1897 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 342 An Act To authorize the extension of the lines of the Metropolitan Railroad Company, of the District of Columbia. Feb 27, 1897 PDF, 89KB
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Chapter 353 An Act To grant a right of way through the Fort Spokane Military Reservation, in the State of Washington, to the Saint Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway Company. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 354 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act authorizing the appointment of receivers of national banks, and for other purposes," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, as amended by an Act approved August third, eighteen hundred and ninety-two. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 287KB
Chapter 355 An Act To establish an additional land office in the State of Montana. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 356 An Act To vacate Sugar Loaf Reservoir site in Colorado and to restore the lands contained in the same to entry. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 357 An Act To authorize the construction and maintenance of a bridge across the Saint Lawrence River. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 358 An Act To prevent the importation of impure and unwholesome tea. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 388KB
Chapter 359 An Act To provide for the removal of the Interstate National Bank of Kansas City, from Kansas City, Kansas, to Kansas City, Missouri. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 360 An Act To amend section four of an Act entitled "An Act to define the jurisdiction of the police court of the District of Columbia." Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 361 An Act For the removal of snow and ice from the sidewalks, cross walks, and gutters in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 362 An Act Making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 893KB
Chapter 363 An Act To better define and regulate the rights of aliens to hold and own real estate in the Territories. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 364 An Act To punish the impersonation of inspectors of the health and other departments of the District of Columbia. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 365 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to prohibit the interment of bodies in Graceland Cemetery, in the District of Columbia," passed August third, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 366 An Act To provide times and places for holding terms of United States courts in Utah. Mar 2, 1897 PDF, 180KB
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Chapter 372 An Act To prevent trespassing upon and providing for the protection of national military parks. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 373 An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Montgomery Bridge Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Alabama River near the city of Montgomery, Alabama," approved March first, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 374 An Act To define the rights of purchasers under mortgages authorized by an Act of Congress approved April twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, concerning the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 281KB
Chapter 375 An Act Declaring the Potomac Flats a public park, under the name of the Potomac Park. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 376 An Act To provide for the representation of the United States by commissioners at any international monetary conference hereafter to be called, and to enable the President to otherwise promote an international agreement. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 377 An Act To amend section fifty-four hundred and fifty-nine of the Revised Statutes, prescribing the punishment for mutilating United States coins and for uttering or passing or attempting to utter or pass such mutilated coins. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 378 An Act To amend section forty-eight hundred and seventy-eight of the Revised Statutes relating to burials in national cemeteries. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 379 An Act To allow the bottling of distilled spirits in bond. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 281KB
Chapter 380 An Act To provide for light-houses and other aids to navigation. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 381 An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Yazoo River at or near the city of Greenwood, in Leflore County, in the State of Mississippi. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 382 An Act Regulating fraternal beneficial associations in the District of Columbia. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 577KB
Chapter 383 An Act To prevent the spread of contagious diseases in the District of Columbia. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 673KB
Chapter 384 An Act Making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the procurement of heavy ordnance for trial and service, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 359KB
Chapter 385 An Act Making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 442KB
Chapter 386 An Act Making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 1.60MB
Chapter 387 AnĀ  Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 1.82MB
Chapter 388 An Act Authorizing the construction of a bridge over the Mississippi River to the city of Saint Louis, in the State of Missouri, from some suitable point between the north line of Saint Clair County, Illinois, and the southwest line of said county. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 298KB
Chapter 389 An Act To amend the laws in relation to navigation. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 486KB
Chapter 390 An Act To authorize the Supreme Court of the United States to issue writs of certiorari to the court of appeals of the District of Columbia in the same cases and manner that it may do in respect of the circuit court of appeals. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 391 An Act Revising and amending the statutes relating to patents. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 292KB
Chapter 392 An Act To amend title sixty, chapter three, of the Revised Statutes, relating to copyrights. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 393 An Act Authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to charge a fee for the issuance of transcripts from the records of the health department. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 394 An Act To amend section forth of "An Act to reduce the revenue and equalize duties on imports, and for other purposes," approved October first, eighteen hundred and ninety, so as to authorize the sale of forfeited domestic smoking opium to the highest bidder. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 395 An Act Defining the jurisdiction of the United States circuit courts in cases brought for the infringement of letters patent. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 149KB
Chapter 396 An Act To repeal chapter one thousand and sixty-one, Fiftieth Congress, approved October first, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, being an Act to grant right of way through the military reservation at Fort Morgan to the Birmingham, Mobile and Navy Cove Harbor Railway Company, and for other purposes. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 62KB
Chapter 397 An Act To revive and reenact a law to authorize the Pittsburg, Monongahela and Wheeling Railroad Company to construct a bridge over the Monongahela River. Mar 3, 1897 PDF, 62KB

 

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