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LIST OF THE PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS. ix Claims to Land under the Treaty with the Choctaw Indians. An act for the appointment of hs, Commissioners to adjust the claims to reservations of land under the fourteenth article of the treaty of eighteen hundred and thirty with the Choctaw Indians. March 3, 1837.. . 180 LigI:t·Houses. An act making appropriations for building lighthouses, iight-boats, beaconlights, buoys,n•nd dolphins, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. March 3, 1837. . . ... . . 181 Sale ¢y” Reservations of Land under the Treaty with the Creek Indians. An act to authorize and sanction the sales of reserves, provided for Creek Indians in the treaty of March twenty. four, eighteen hundred and thirty.two, in certain cases, and for other purposes. March 3, 1837 ... . . . . . . .. . ... 186 Pensions to Widows and Orphans. An act explanatory of the not entitled "An act granting hultl pay to widows and orphans where their husbands und fathers have died of wounds received in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes." March 3, 1837.. . . 187 Commissioner of Pensions. An act to continue the office of Commissioner of Pensions. March 3, 1837.. . . . . . 187 Improvement of Harbors and Rivers. An act to provide for certain harbors, and for the removal of obstructions in and nt the mouths of certain rivers, and for other purposes, during the year one thousand eight hundred ond thirty-seven. (Obsolete.) March 3, 1837.. . . . 187 Patents for useful inventions. An not in addition to the act to promote the progress of science and usetixl arts. March 3, 1837. . . : .. ... 191 Roads. He Cumberland Road. Road in Florida. Surveys. An act to provide for continuing the construction, and for the repair of certain roads, and for other purposes, during the year eighteen hundred und thirty-seven. March 3, 1837. . .. . . .. . . . . . . .. .. . . 195 Railroad on the Public Lands in Florida. An act to grant the Atchafaluya Railroad and Banking Company the right of way over the public lands of the United States. March 3, 1837 . . ... . . . 196 Chesapeake uml Ohio Canal. An act further to amend the act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio Czmzil Company. March 3, 1837. . . . . . . 197 Railroad in Louisiana. An act to authorize the New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad Company to construct n railroad from Carrollton to the town of Bayou Sara, in the State of Lou. isianu. M.:u·ch3, 1837 . . . ... .. . . ... 197 Banks in Wisconsin Territory. An act to give the approval and confirmation of Congress to three several acts of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Wisconsin, incorporate. ing Banks. March 3, 1837. ... . 198 RESOLUTIONS. No. 1. Post Office. A resolution to enable the Postmaster General more readily to change the commencement of the contract your in the Post Officc Department. March 2, 1837. . . . 198 No. 2. Pension to Susan Decatur. A resolution granting u pension to Susan Decatur, widow 0f' the lute Stephen Decatur. March 1837. .. 199 No. 4. Correction of an error in the awards under the Treaty with France. Re olution authorizing the Secretary of the Tren ury to correct a clerical error in the award of the Commissioners under the trcuty with France of eighteen hundred and thirty-one. March 3, 1837. . . ... . .. 200 No. 5. Payment for the Stock of the United States in the Bank of the United States. A resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to receive from the Bank of the United States, under the Pennsylvania charter, payment for the stock of the United States in the luteBankof theUnitedStutes. Marcl13,183'l.. . ... . 200 Qtoto of the Gfmeutg-·.t?it2l; Qfuugrzss of tbz iiuitcb Bram. STATUTE l.—1837. Postponement of the Fourth Instalment of Deposite with the States. An act to postpone the fourth instalment of deposite with the States. Oct. 2, .. . . . ... ... . 201 Treasury Notes. An not to authorize the issuing of Treasury Notes. Oct. 12, 1837. . . . . , . .. . 201 Fees of District Attorneys. An act to regulate the fees of District Attorneys incertain 68.838. Oct. 12, 1837. ... . ... .. .. ... ...".. 204 Von. V.--(2)