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LIST OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS. xvii !’¤c· District Court of the United States in the Western District of Pennsylvama. An act for altering the time for holding the District Court of the United States for tho Western District of PennsylvaniaatWilliamsport. May 8, 1840... . .. 380 Soldiers in the late War authorized to surrender Bounty Lands. An act to revive an act authorizing soldiers in the late war to surrender the bounty lands drawn by them, and to loeotc others in lieu thereof, and for other purposes. May 27, 1840. .. . . . . . . . . .. 380 Insolvent Dcbtars of the United States. An act to extend for a longer period the several acts now in force for the relief of insolvent debtors of the United States. (Expired.) May 27, 1840. ... . ... . .. . . . ... ... . 381 Sippican and Mattapoisett Districts. An act authorizing Sippican and Mattapoisett, within the township of Rochester, in the State of Massachusetts, to be known hereafter as ports under those names. May 27, 1840. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381 Pre-eruption Rights to Settlers an the Public Lands. An act supplemental to the act entitled "An act to grant pre-emption rights to the settlers on the public lands," approved J HUG twenty-sccond, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. June 1, 1840. . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . 382 Convention between the United States and Mexico. An act to carry into effect a Convention between the United States and the Mexican Republic. (Obsolete.) June 12, 1840. . . . 383 Registers and Receivers of Public Lands to administer Oaths. An aetto authorize registers and receivers to administer oaths required to be taken by purchasers of public land. June I2, 18-10 ... .. . . .. 384 Diaeantimmnec af the Ofc: of Surveyor General in certain Districts. An net for the discontinuance of the olhee of Surveyor General in the several districts, so soon as the surveys therein can be completed, for abolishing land offices under certain circumstances, and tor other purposes. June 12, 1840. ... . . .., . 384 Prisoners of the United Slates in Rhode Island. An act concerning prisoners of the United States committed to the gaol in the County of Providence, and State of Rhode Island. June 12, 1840. . . . . .. . ...-.385 Pensions. An act making provision for the payment of pensions to the executors or administrators of deceased pensioners in certain eases. June 19, 1840 . . . . ..,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 385 Collection and safekeeping of the Revenue. An act to provide for the oolleetion, safe-keeping, transfer and disbursement of the public revenue. July 4, 1840. ... . .. . . . . 385 District Court of Tennessee. An act to amend an act approved the eighteenth of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. entitled "An act to amend an net entitled ‘An aet to require the Judge of the District of East and West Tennessee to hold a Court at Jackson m the said State,' approved June the eighteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight,” und {0I' other purposes. July 4, 1840 . . . ... .. 392 Aahournmenl of the Circuit Courts, Qc. An actin addition to the acts respecting the judicial system of the United States. July 4, 1840 . . . .. 392 Lund Office at Grenada. An act to remove the land office from Chocchuma to Grenada, in the State of Mississippi. July 4, 1840. . .. . . .. . . . . . . . 393 Jurors in the Courts of the United States. An act to amend the aet, approved May thirteenth, eighteen hundred, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States.' “July 20, 1840. .. . . . . . . 394 Seamen of the Merchant Service, dc. An act in addition to the several acts regulating the shipment and discharge of seamen, and the duties ofConsuls. July 20, l840 . . . . . . 394 Coosa Land District. An act to nnnex o, certain tract of land to the Coosa Land District, and for other purposes. July 20, 1840. ... .. . . .. . 397 Ayzroprialion for the Military Academy al West Point. An act to provide For the support of the Military Academy for the year eighteen hundred and forty. (Obsolete.) July 20, 1840. 397 Appropriations for the Navy. An act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year one thousand eighfhundred and forty. (Obsolete.) July 20, 1840 . . . . 398 Exploration and Survey af the North-Eastern Boundary. An act to provide for the erzpenses of making an,cxploration and survey of that part of the north-eastern boundary line oft the United States which separates the States of Maine and New Hampshire from the British Provinces. (Obsolete.) July 20, 1840. . . . . . ... . . 402 Appropriations for the Indian Department. An act making appropriations for the eurrentpnd contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty. July 20, 1840. . . . . . .. . . 402 Vox. V.——(3) b2