United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/Front pages

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 1
United States Congress
Front Matter > Front pages

BY AUTHORITY OF CONGRESS.


THE

Public Statutes at Large

OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

FROM THE

ORGANIZATION OF THE GOVERNMENT IN 1789, TO MARCH 3, 1845.

ARRANGED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.

WITH

REFERENCES TO THE MATTER OF EACH ACT AND TO THE SUBSEQUENT ACTS ON THE SAME SUBJECT,

AND

COPIOUS NOTES OF THE DECISIONS

OF THE

Courts of the United States

CONSTRUING THOSE ACTS, AND UPON THE SUBJECTS OF THE LAWS.

WITH AN

INDEX TO THE CONTENTS OF EACH VOLUME,

AND A

FULL GENERAL INDEX TO THE WHOLE WORK, IN THE CONCLUDING VOLUME.

TOGETHER WITH

The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution of the United States;

AND ALSO,

TABLES, IN THE LAST VOLUME, CONTAINING LISTS OF THE ACTS RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY, IMPOSTS AND TONNAGE, THE PUBLIC LANDS, ETC.


EDITED BY

RICHARD PETERS, ESQ.,
COUNSELLOR AT LAW.


The rights and interest of the United States in the stereotype plates from which this work is printed, are hereby recognised, acknowledged, and declared by the publishers, according to the provisions of the joint resolution of Congress, passed March 3, 1845.


VOL. I.


BOSTON:
CHARLES C. LITTLE AND JAMES BROWN.
1845.


Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1845, by
Charles C. Little & James Brown,
in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.



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STEREOTYPED BY L. JOHNSON & CO.


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METCALF AND COMPANY,
PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY.