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Session 1 (1803-1804)

Chapter 1 An Act to enable the President of the United States to take possession of the territories ceded by France to the United States, by the treaty concluded at Paris, on the thirtieth of April last; and for the temporary government thereof October 31, 1803 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 2 An Act authorizing the creation of a stock, to the amount of eleven millions two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, for the purpose of carrying into effect the convention of the thirtieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, between the United States of American and the French Republic; and making provision for the payment of the same November 10, 1803 PDF, 253KB
Chapter 3 An Act making provision for the payment of claims of citizens of the United States on the government of France, the payment of which has been assumed by the United States, by virtue of the convention of the thirtieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, between the United States and the French Republic November 10, 1803 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 4 An Act making an appropriationg for carrying into effect the seventh article of the treaty of amity, commerce and navigation, between the United States and his Britannic Majesty November 16, 1803 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 5 An Act to repeal the act, intituled "An act to allow a drawback of duties on goods exported to New Orleans, and therein to amend the act intituled An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage" November 25, 1803 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 6 An Act to repeal an act, intituled "An act to establish an uniform system of Bankruptcy throughout the United States" December 19, 1803  PDF, 93KB
Chapter 7 Private law
Chapter 8 Private law
Chapter 9 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, during the year one thousand eight hundred and four Janurary 31, 1804 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 10 Private law
Chapter 11 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred and four February 10, 1804 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 12 An Act continuing for a limited time, the salaries of the officers of government therein mentioned February 20, 1804 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 13 An Act for laying and collecting duties on imports and tonnage within the territories ceded to the United States, by the treaty of the thirtieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, between the United States and the French Republic, and for other purposes February 24, 1804 PDF, 365KB
Chapter 14 An Act supplementary to an act intituled "An act to incorporate the inhabitants of the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia" February 24, 1804 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 15 An Act to amend the Charter of Alexandria February 25, 1804 PDF, 442KB
Chapter 16 Private law
Chapter 17 An Act relating to the recording, registerting and enrolling of ships or vessels in the district of Orleans February 25, 1804 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 18 An Act for the relief of certain military pensioners in the state of South Carolina March 3, 1804 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 19 An Act to allow drawback of duties, on goods, wares and merchandise transported by land, in the cases therein mentioned March 3, 1804 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 20 An Act further to amend the act intituled "An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States" March 3, 1804 PDF, 274KB
Chapter 21 An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and four March 14, 1804 PDF, 442KB
Chapter 22 An Act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, therein mentioned March 16, 1804 PDF, 76KB
Chapter 23 An Act to revive and continue in force, an act intituled "An act for the reliefe of the refugees from the British Provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia" March 16, 1804 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 24 An Act making an appropriation for carrying into effect the convention concluded between the United States and the King of Spain, on the eleventh day of August, one thousand eight hundred and two March 16, 1804 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 25 An Act to provide for Lighthouses and buoys in the cases therein mentioned March 16, 1804 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 26 An Act granting further time for locating military land warrants, and for other purposes March 19, 1804 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 27 An Act providing for the expenses of the Civil Government of Louisiana March 19, 1804 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 28 An Act for the relief of the sufferers by fire, in the town of Norfolk March 19, 1804 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 29 An Act making an appropriation for defraying the expenses incurred in inquirng into the official conduct of Samuel Chase, and Richard Peters, and in conducting the impeachment against John Pickering March 19, 1804 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 30 Private law
Chapter 31 An Act altering the sessions of the District Courts of the United States for the districts of Virginia, Rhode Island, and the district of West Tennessee March 23, 1804 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 32 An Act supplementary to the act, intituled "An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States" March 23, 1804 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 33 An Act to ascertain the boundary of the lands reserved by the state of Virginia, northwest of the river Ohio, for the satisfaction of her officers and soldiers on continental establishment, and to limit the period for locating the said lands March 23, 1804 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 34 An Act further to alter and establish certain post roads, and for other purposes March 26, 1804 PDF, 249KB
Chapter 35 An Act making provision for the disposal of the public lands in the Indiana territory, and for other purposes March 26, 1804 PDF, 649KB
Chapter 36 An Act altering the time for the next meeting of Congress March 26, 1804 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 37 Private law
Chapter 38 An Act erecting Louisiana into two territories, and providing for the temporary government thereof March 26, 1804 PDF, 666KB
Chapter 39 An Act, in addition to "An act for fixing the military peace establishment of the United States" March 26, 1804 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 40 An Act in addition to the act intituled "An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States" March 26, 1804 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 41 Private law
Chapter 42 Private law
Chapter 43 An Act to make further appropriations for the purpose of extinguishing the Indian claims March 26, 1804 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 44 An Act to authorize the adjourment of District Courts by Marshals, in certain cases March 26, 1804 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 45 Private law
Chapter 46 An Act further to protect the commerce and seamen of the United States against the Barbary powers March 26, 1804 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 47 An Act in addition to an act intituled "An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject" March 26, 1804 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 48 An Act in relation to the Navy Pension Fund March 26, 1804 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 49 An Act to erect a Lighthouse at the mouth of the Mississippi river, and also a Lighthouse at or near the pitch of Cape Lookout, in the state of North Carolina; and a beacon at the north point of Sandy Hook March 26, 1804 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 50 An Act supplementary to the act intituled "An act relative to the election of a President and Vice President of the United States, and declaring the officer who shall act as President, in case vacancies in the offices both of President and Vice President" March 26, 1804 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 51 An Act to repeal a part of the act intituled "An act supplementary to the act concerning Consuls and Vice Consuls, and for the further protection of American seamen" March 27, 1804 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 52 An Act to amend the act intituled "An act concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels" March 27, 1804 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 53 An Act supplementary to the act, intituled "An act providing for a Naval Peace Establishment, and for other purposes" March 27, 1804 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 54 An Act supplementary to the act, intituled "An act concerning the City of Washington" March 27, 1804 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 55 An Act concerning the Public Buildings at the City of Washington March 27, 1804 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 56 An Act supplementary to the act intituled "An act to prescribe the mode in which the public acts, records and judicial proceedings in each State shall be authenticated so as to take effect in every other State" March 27, 1804 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 57 An Act for imposing more specific duties on the importation of certain articles; and also, for levying and collectiing light money on foreign ships or vessels, and for other purposes March 27, 1804 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 58 An act relative to the compensations of certain officers of the customs, and to provide for appointing a surveyor in the district therein mentioned March 27, 1804 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 59 An Act the appointment of an additional judge for the Mississippi territory; and for other purposes March 27, 1804 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 60 An Act to provide for a more extensive distribution of the Laws of the United States March 27, 1804 PDF, 201KB
Chapter 61 An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An act regulating the grants of land, and providing for the disposal of the lands of the United States, south of the state of Tennessee" March 27, 1804 PDF, 378KB

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Session 2 (1804-1805)

Chapter 1 An Act making a further appropriation for carrying into effect the treaty of amity, commerce and navigation, between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America November 24, 1804 PDF, 66KB
Chapter 2 An Act making an appropriation to supply a deficiency in an appropriation for the support of government during the present year, and making a partial appropriation for the same object during the year one thousand eight and five December 16, 1804 PDF, 66KB
Chapter 3 An Act for the disposal of certain copies of the Laws of the United States January 2, 1805 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 4 An Act concerning drawbacks on goods, wares and merchandise January 5, 1805 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 5 An Act to divide the Indiana Territory into two separate governments January 11, 1805 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 6 An Act declaring  Cambridge, in the state of Massachusetts, to be a port of delivery  January 11, 1805 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 7 An Act authorzing the corporation of Georgetown to make a dam or causeway from Mason's island to the western shore of the river Potomac January 19, 1805 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 8 Private law
Chapter 9 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, during the year one thousand eight hundred and five January 25, 1805 PDF, 157KB
Chapter 10 An Act making an appropriation for completing the south wing of the Capitol, at the City of Washington, and for other purposes January 25, 1805 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 11 An Act to provide for completing the valuation of lands and dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of slaves in South Carolina, and for other purposes January 30, 1805 PDF, 267KB
Chapter 12 Private law
Chapter 13 Private law
Chapter 14 An Act concerning the mode of surveying the Public Lands of the United States February 11, 1805 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 15 An Act for carrying into more complete effect the tenth article of the treaty of friendship, limits and navigation with Spain February 14, 1805 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 16 An Act authorizing the Postmaster-General to make a new contract carrying the mail from Fayetteville, in North Carolina, to Charleston, in South Carolina February 14, 1805 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 17 An Act making appropriations for the support of the Military establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred and five February 14, 1805 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 18 An Act supplementary to the act intituled "An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage" February 22, 1805 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 19 An Act to continue in force "An act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the state of Maryland, passed the twenty-eighth day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, for the appointment of a health officer" March 1, 1805 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 20 An Act to amend the act intituled "An act further to amend the act intituled, An act to lay and collection a direct tax within the United States" March 1, 1805 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 21 An Act making appropriations for the Support of the Government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and five March 1, 1805 PDF, 448KB
Chapter 22 Private law
Chapter 23 An Act further providing for the government of the territory of Orleans March 2, 1805 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 24 An Act further to amend an, intituled "An act regulating the grants of land; and providing for the disposal of the lands of the United States, south of the state of Tennessee" March 2, 1805 PDF, 207KB
Chapter 25 Private law
Chapter 26 An act for ascertaining and adjusting the titles and claims to land, within the territory of Orleans, and the district of Louisiana March 2, 1805 PDF, 604KB
Chapter 27 An Act to authorize the Secretary of War to issue military land warrants, and for other purposes March 2, 1805 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 28 An Act to amend the act, intituled "An act for the government and regulation of seamen in the merchant's service" March 2, 1805 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 29 An Act to appropriate a sum of money for the purpose of building Gun Boats March 2, 1805 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 30 An Act to authorize the erection of a bridge across a mill pond and marsh in the Navy Yard, belonging to the United States, in the town of Brookyln, in the state of New York March 2, 1805 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 31 An Act further providing for the government of the district of Louisiana March 3, 1805 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 32 An Act to amend the charter of Georgetown March 3, 1805 PDF, 442KB
Chapter 33 An Act supplementary to the act intituled "An act making an appropriation for carrying into effect the convention between the United States of America and his Britannic Majesty" March 3, 1805 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 34 An Act to establish the districts of Gennessee, of Buffaloe Creek, and of Miami; and to alter the port of entry of the district of Erie March 3, 1805 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 35 An Act further to alter and establish certain post roads; and for other purposes March 3, 1805 PDF, 156KB
Chapter 36 An Act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties, and for other purposes of Indian trade and intercourse March 3, 1805 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 37 Private law
Chapter 38 An Act to extend jurisdiction in certain cases, to the Territorial Courts March 3, 1805 PDF, 170KB
Chapter 39 Private law
Chapter 40 An Act to amend an an intituled "An act for imposing more specific duties on the importation of certain articles, and also for levying and collecting light money on foreign ships or vessels, and for other purposes" March 3, 1805 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 41 An Act for the more effectual preservation of peace in the ports and harbors of the United States, and in the waters under their jurisdiction March 3, 1805 PDF, 365KB
Chapter 42 An Act to regulate the clearance of armed merchant vessels March 3, 1805 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 43 An Act supplementary to the act intituled "An act making provision for the disposal of the public lands in the public lands in the Indiana territory, and for other purposes" March 3, 1805 PDF, 270KB
Chapter 44 An Act in addition to "An act to make provision for persons that have been disabled by known wounds received in the actual service of the United States, during the revolutionary war" March 3, 1805 PDF, 167KB
Chapter 45 Private law
Chapter 46 Private law
Chapter 47 An Act to provide for the accomodation of the President of the United States March 3, 1805 PDF, 86KB

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