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, I PU Bl.IC ACTS OF THE FORTY-FOURTH CON CHESS OF THE UNITIED STAU.‘ES, . Passed at the first session, iclich was begun and held at the city of Washington, in the District of Oolumbia, on Monday, the sixth day of December, 1875, and u·as adjourned without day on Tuesday, the fifteenth day of August, 1876. Umassns S. GRANT, President. Tnomss W. FERRY was chosen President of the Senate pro tempore on the nineteenth of March, 1875, in special session, and continued to act as such until the termination of that session, and from the beginning of the regular session on the sixth of December, 1875, until its termination on the fifteenth of August, 1876. MICHAEL C. Kmart was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives on the sixth of December, 1875, and continued to act as such until the first of May, 1876, when he authorized SAMUEL S. Cox to act in his stead as Speaker pro tempore, Cn the twelfth of May, 1876,- SAMUEL S. Cox was elected Speaker pro tempore, and on the twenty-fourth of June, 1876, MILTON SAYLER was elected Speaker pro tempore and continued to act as such until the end of the session. CHAP. 1.-An act to extend the duration of the Court of Commissioners of Alabama Dec. 24, 1875. Claims' _ Post, pp. 8,6, 32, ‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 96. States of America in Congress assembled, That the existence of the Court _Cour-toroommis of Commissioners of Alabama Claims, created by the act entitled “An act for the creation of a court for the adjudication and disposition of ‘ ' certain moneys received into the Treasury under an award made by the tribunal of arbitration constituted by virtue of the first article of the . treaty concluded at Washington; the eighth of May, anno Domini [874, ch, 459, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, between the United States of 18 Sw-,245- America and the Queen of Great Britain", be, and the same is hereby, •Tr¤mi¤¤, 356- continued and extended to the twenty-second day of July next, with ~ the same effect and no other as if said last named day had been named _ in said act for the termination of the powers of said court and said act is hereby continued in forcefluring said period. Sec. 2. That the powers of the clerk of said court are hereby Powers of clerk extended for an additional period, not to exceed two months from and of °°¤**°X*°¤d°d· after the termination of the existence of the court, for the purpose of closing his accounts, depositing the records, documents, and all other A¤¤<>¤¤$¤ and papers in the possession of the court or its officers, in the office of the "’°°Td“· Secretary of State, as provided in said act, and all disbursements made D¤¤l>¤¤‘¤¤m¢¤*>¤· by him during this period shall be under the direction of the Secretary QQ Q), of State. 4,} Q Approved, December 24, 1875. QQ , 852 gt? l CHAP. 2.—An act to declare the road leading from Concordia Kentucky to Mcoley— Sr 18'6· ville Kentucky a post road. % (gx * Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the @®d States of America in Congress assembled, That the road leadigg, rom _P\§¢»rong1 estab- Concordia, or Flint Island post office, in Kentucky to Mooleyw}; le Kon· I*¤kb°d ¤¤ K<=¤· tucky, be, and the same is hereby declared to be and established as *“° y' a post road. Approved, January 18, 1876. 1 xix-1