United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/Lists and Tables/5th Congress

STATUTE Ⅰ.—1797.

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Privateering against Nations in Amity with the United States prohibited.An act to prevent citizens of the United States from privateering against nations in amity with or against the United States.June 14, 1797.
520
Exportation of Arms and Ammunition prohibited, and the Importation encouraged.An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammunition, and for encouraging the importation thereof.(Expired.)June 14, 1797.
520

Defence of the Ports and Harbours of the United States.An act to provide for the further defence of the ports and harbours of the United States.June 23, 1797.
521
Militia of the United States.An act authorizing a detachment from the militia of the United States.(Expired.)June 24, 1797.
522
Registering and Recording of Ships and Vessels.An act in addition to an act entitled “An act concerning the registering and recording of ships and vessels.”(Expired.)June 27, 1797.
523
Agents to be appointed in relation to the Sixth Article of the Treaty with Great Britain.An act directing the appointment of agents in relation to the sixth article of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between the United States and Great Britain.(Obsolete.)July 1, 1797.
523
A Naval Armament provided for.An act providing a naval armament.(Expired.)July 1, 1797.
523
Meeting of Congress.An act to ascertain the time for the next meeting of Congress, and to repeal the act heretofore passed for that purpose.July l, 1797.
525
Reviving and Continuing Suits and Process in the Circuit Court of North Carolina.An act for reviving and continuing suits and process in the Circuit Court for the district of North Carolina.(Obsolete.)July 5, 1797.
526
Acts which would expire at the End of this Session of Congress continued.An act to continue in force to the end of the next session certain acts and parts of acts of limited duration.(Obsolete.)July 5, 1797.
527
Duties on Stamps.An act laying duties on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper.(Repealed.)July 6, 1797.
527
Consuls and Vice-Consuls.An act in addition to the law of the United States concerning consuls and vice-consuls.(Repealed.)July 6, 1797.
533
Allowance of Mileage to Members of Congress at the First Session of the Fifth Congress.An act for allowing full mileage to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States.(Obsolete.)July 6, 1797.
533
Transfer of Stock standing to the credit of certain States.An act to revive and continue in force for a limited time an act entitled “An act authorizing the transfer of stock standing to the credit of certain States.”(Expired.)July 6, 1797.
533
Duties on Salt, and Drawback on Pickled Fish, &c.An act laying an additional duty on salt imported into the United States, and for other purposes.(Repealed.)July 8, 1797.
533
Debt of the United States.An act authorizing a loan of money.(Obsolete.)July 8, 1797.
534
Additional Appropriations for the Support of Government.An act making additional appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven.(Obsolete.)July 10, 1797.
534

STATUTE Ⅱ.—1797, 1798.

Duties on Stamps.An act to postpone for a limited time the commencement of the duties imposed by the act entitled “An act laying duties on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper.”(Obsolete.)Dec. 15, 1797.
536
Appropriations for the Support of Government.An act making certain partial appropriations for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight.(Obsolete.)Jan. 15, 1798.
536
Compensation to the Doorkeeper of the Senate and his Assistants.An act for allowing a compensation to the doorkeeper of the Senate and his assistants for their services during the late session of Congress.(Obsolete.)Jan. 20, 1798.
537
Mode of taking Evidence in contested Elections of Members of the House of Representatives, &c.An act to prescribe the mode of taking evidence in cases of contested elections for members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and to compel the attendance of witnesses.(Expired.)Jan. 23, 1798.
537
Duties on Spirits distilled within the United States, and on Stills.An act to amend the several acts for laying duties on spirits distilled within the United States, and on stills.(Repealed.)Jan. 29, 1798.
539
Foreign Coins.An act supplementary to the act entitled “An act regulating foreign coins, and for other purposes.”(Obsolete.)Feb. 1, 1798.
539
Expenses of holding a Treaty or Treaties with the Indians.An act appropriating a certain sum of money to defray the expense of holding a treaty or treaties with the Indians.(Obsolete.)Feb. 27, 1798.
539
Pensions.An act to provide for the widows and orphans of certain deceased officers.(Obsolete.)March 14, 1798.
540
Light-houses and Buoys.An act for the erection of light-houses, and placing buoys at the several places therein mentioned.March 14, 1798.
540
Foreign Intercourse.An act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations.(Expired and Supplied.)March 19, 1798.
541
Appropriations for the Support of Government.An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes.(Obsolete.)March 19, 1798.
542
Duties on Stamps.An act to amend the act entitled “An act laying duties on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper.”(Repealed.)March 19, 1798.
545
Consent of Congress to Act of Massachusetts.An act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.March 27, 1798.
546
Consent of Congress to an Act of Maryland.An act declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the State of Maryland passed the twenty-eighth of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, for the appointment of a health officer.(Expired.)March 27, 1798.
546
Appropriation for the Support of a Naval Armament.An act for an additional appropriation to provide and support a naval armament.(Obsolete.)March 27, 1798.
547
Post-office and Post-roads.An act to continue in force the fifth section of an act entitled “An act in addition to the act entitled ‘An act to establish the post-office and post-roads within the United States.’ ”(Obsolete and Supplied.)March 28, 1798.
547
Duties on Foreign and Domestic distilled Spirits, Stills, Wines, and Teas.An act to continue in force for a limited time a part of an act entitled “An act making further provision for securing and collecting the duties on foreign and domestic distilled spirits, stills, wines, and teas.”(Expired.)April 7, 1798.
547
Refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia.An act for the relief of refugees from the British Provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia.(Expired.)April 7, 1798.
547
Exportation of Arms and Ammunition prohibited, and Importation encouraged.An act to continue in force the act entitled “An act prohibiting for a limited time the exportation of arms and ammunition, and for encouraging the importation thereof.”(Expired.)April 7, 1798.
549
Settlement of the Limits of Georgia; government in the Mississippi Territory authorized.An act for an amicable settlement of limits with the State of Georgia, and authorizing the establishment of a government in the Mississippi territory.April 7, 1798.
549
Expenditure and Appropriation for reimbursement of Consuls of the United States.An act authorizing an expenditure and making an appropriation for the reimbursement of moneys advanced by the consuls of the United States in certain cases.(Obsolete.)April 18, 1798.
551
A Supplement to the Act authorizing the Loan for the Use of the City of Washington.An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act authorizing a loan for the use of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes therein mentioned.”April 18, 1798.
551
Armament for the Protection of the Trade of the United States.An act to provide an additional armament for the further protection of the trade of the United States, and for other purposes.(Obsolete.)April 27, 1798.
552
Army of the United States.An act to provide an additional regiment of artillerists and engineers.(Repealed.)April 27, 1798.
552
Light-houses and Buoys.An act for erecting light-houses, and placing buoys and stakes at the places therein mentioned.April 27, 1798.
553
Department of the Navy established.An act to establish an executive department to be denominated the Department of the Navy.April 30, 1798.
553
Administration of Oaths.An act to authorize certain officers and others to administer oaths.May 3, 1798.
554
Defence of the Ports and Harbours of the United States.An act supplementary to the act providing for the further defence of the ports and harbours of the United States.May 3, 1798.
554
Authority to the President to procure Arms and Ammunition.An act to enable the president of the United States to procure, cannon arms, and ammunition, and for other purposes.(Obsolete.)May 4, 1798.
555
Galleys to be purchased or built.An act to authorize the President of the United States to cause to be purchased or built a number of small vessels to be equipped as galleys or otherwise.(Obsolete.)May 4, 1798.
556
Detachment of Militia of the United States to be paid.An act directing the payment of a detachment of militia for services performed in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four under Major James Ore.(Obsolete.)May 8, 1798.
556
Compensation to the Officers and Mariners of the Revenue Cutters.An act to continue in force a part of an act respecting the compensation to the otncers and mariners of the revenue cutters.(Obsolete.)May 8, 1798.
556
Compensation of Clerks, &c.An act to revive and continue in force the act respecting the compensation of clerks, and for other purposes.(Obsolete.)May 14, 1798.
557
Army of the United States.An act to amend the act entitled “An act to amend and repeal in part the act entitled ‘An act to ascertain and fix the military establishment of the United States.’ ”(Repealed.)May 22, 1798.
557
Provisional Army of the United States.An act authorizing the President of the United States to raise a provisional army.(Repealed.)May 28, 1798.
558
Protection of the Commerce and Coasts of the United States.An act more effectually to protect the commerce and coasts of the United States.(Obsolete.)May 28, 1798.
561
Relief from Imprisonment for Debts due the United States.An act providing for the relief of persons imprisoned for debts due to the United States.June 6, 1798.
561
Imprisonment for Debt.An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act for the relief of persons imprisoned for debt.”(Expired.)June 6, 1798.
562
Loan Office and Final Settlement Certificates, &c.An act respecting loan office and final settlement certificates, indents of interest, and the unfunded or registered debt credited in the books of the treasury.June 12, 1798.
562
Appropriations for the Army of the United States.An act making appropriations for the military establishment for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes.(Obsolete.)June 12, 1798.
563
Commercial Intercourse with France and Dependencies suspended.An act to suspend the commercial intercourse between the United States and France, and the dependencies thereof.(Expired.)June 13, 1798.
565
Naturalization.An act supplementary to and to amend the act entitled “An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the act heretofore passed on that subject.”(Repealed.)June 18, 1798.
566
A Naval Armament, &c.An act to amend the act entitled “An act providing a naval armament,” and the act entitled “An act to authorize the President of the United States to cause to be purchased or built a number of small vessels to be equipped as galleys or otherwise.”(Obsolete.)June 22, 1798.
569
Privilege of Franking to the Secretary of the Navy.An act to extend the privilege of franking letters and packets to the Secretary of the Navy.(Repealed and Supplied.)June 22, 1798.
569
Provisional Army of the United States.An act supplementary to and to amend the act entitled “An act authorizing the President of the United States to raise a provisional army.”(Obsolete.)June 22, 1798.
569
Aliens.An act concerning aliens.(Expired.)June 25, 1798.
570
Defence of the Merchant-Vessels of the United States against French Depredations.An act to authorize the defence of the merchant-vessels of the United States against French depredations.(Expired.)June 25, 1798.
572
Frauds on the Bank of the United States.An act to punish frauds committed on the Bank of the United States.(Obsolete.)June 27, 1798.
573
Protection of the Commerce and Coasts of the United States.An act in addition to the act more effectually to protect the commerce and coasts of the United States.(Obsolete.)June 28, 1798.
574
Army of the United States.An act making an appropriation for the expenses incident to the new regiment of artillerists and engineers during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight.(Obsolete.)June 28, 1798.
575
Protection of the Trade of the United States.An act supplementary to the act entitled “An act to provide an additional armament for the further protection of the trade of the United States, and for other purposes.”(Obsolete.)June 30, 1798.
575
Arms for the Militia of the United States.An act providing arms for the militia throughout the United States.July 6, 1798.
576
Alien Enemies.An act respecting alien enemies.July 6, 1798.
577
Treaties between the United States and France, and the Consular Convention declared to be no longer obligatory.An act to declare the treaties heretofore concluded with France no longer obligatory on the United States.(Obsolete.)July 7, 1798.
578
Protection of the Commerce of the United States.An act further to protect the commerce of the United States.(Obsolete.)July 9, 1798.
578
Debt of the United States.An act limiting the time within which claims against the United States, for credits on the books of the treasury, may be presented for allowance.(Obsolete.)July 9, 1798.
580
Valuation of Lands and Dwelling-houses and Enumeration of Slaves.An act to provide for the valuation of lands and dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of slaves within the United States.(Obsolete.)July 9, 1798.
580
Compensation to Collectors of the Internal Revenue, and to insure the Settlement of Accounts.An act to regulate and fix the compensation of the officers employed in collecting the internal revenues of the United States, and to insure more effectually the settlement of their accounts.(Repealed.)July 11, 1798.
591
Marine Corps.An act for the establishing and organizing a marine corps.July 11, 1798.
594
Salary of the Surveyor of the Port of Gloucester.An act establishing an annual salary for the surveyor of the port of Gloucester.(Obsolete.)July 14, 1798.
596
Crimes.An act in addition to the act entitled “An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States.”(Expired.)July 14, 1798.
596
Direct Taxes.An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.(Obsolete.)July 14, 1798.
597
Army of the United States.An act to augment the army of the United States, and for other purposes.(Obsolete.)July 16, 1798.
604
Relief for sick and disabled Seamen.An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen.July 16, 1798.
605
Light-house at Gayhead on Martha’s Vineyard, &c.An act for erecting a light-house at Gayhead on Martha’s Vineyard, and for other purposes.July 16, 1798.
607
Debt of the United States.An act to enable the President of the United States to borrow money for the public service.(Obsolete.)July 16, 1798.
607
Duties on Snuff, and Drawback suspended.An act to suspend for a further time the duties upon the manufacture of snuff within the United States, and the drawback upon the exportation thereof.(Obsolete.)July 16, 1798.
608
Compensation to the Doorkeepers and Assistant-Doorkeepers of the Senate and House of Representatives.An act for allowing an additional compensation to the doorkeepers and assistant doorkeepers of the Senate and House of Representatives for their services during the present session of Congress.(Obsolete.)July 16, 1798.
608
Naval Armament.An act to make a further appropriation for the additional naval armament.(Obsolete.)July 16, 1798.
608
Courts of the United States.An act in further addition to the act entitled “An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States.”July 16, 1798.
609
Debt of the United States.An act making certain appropriations; and to authorize the President to obtain a loan on the credit of the direct tax.(Obsolete.)July 16, 1798.
609
Treasury, War, and Navy Departments.An act to alter and amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments.July 16, 1798.
610
Additional Appropriations for Expenses of the Government of the United States.An act making certain additional appropriations for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight.(Obsolete.)July 16, 1798.
611
Commercial Intercourse between the United States and France.An act to amend the act entitled “An act to suspend the commercial intercourse between the United States and France, and the dependencies thereof.”(Obsolete.)July 16, 1798.
611
Additional Compensation to Officers of the Senate and House of Representatives.An act allowing an additional compensation to the secretary of the Senate, and clerk of the House of Representatives, and to their clerks, for their services, during the present session of Congress.July 16, 1798.
612

STATUTE Ⅲ.—1799.

Crimes.Holding Correspondence with a Foreign Government, &c.An act for the punishment of certain crimes therein specified.Jan. 30, 1799.
613
Commercial Intercourse with France.An act further to suspend the commercial intercourse between the United States and France, and the dependencies thereof.(Expired.)Feb. 9, 1799.
613
Accounts between the United States and the several States.An act respecting balances reported against certain States, by the commissioners appointed to settle the accounts between the United States and the several States.(Expired.)Feb. 15, 1799.
616
Reimbursement of Moneys expended abroad for Aid to Seamen.An act to authorize the reimbursement of moneys expended in rendering aid to sick and destitute American seamen in foreign countries.(Obsolete.)Feb. 19, 1799.
617
Laws of the United States in the District of Tennessee.An act to amend an act entitled “An act giving effect to the laws of the United States within the District of Tennessee.”Feb. 19, 1799.
617
Expenses of Treaties with the Indians.An act appropriating a certain sum of money to defray the expenses of holding a treaty or treaties with the Indians.(Obsolete.)Feb. 19, 1799.
618
Pay of Captains and Commanders of Ships and Vessels of War.An act fixing the pay of captains and commanders of ships and vessels of war of the United States.(Obsolete.)Feb. 25, 1799.
618
Expenses of Executing Treaties with the Indian Tribes.An act making appropriations for defraying the expenses which may arise in carrying into effect certain treaties between the United States and several tribes or nations of Indians.(Obsolete.)Feb. 25, 1799.
618
Quarantine and Health Laws.An act respecting quarantine and health laws.Feb. 25, 1799.
619
Augmentation of the Navy.An act for the augmentation of the navy.(Obsolete.)Feb. 25, 1799.
621
Establishment of Docks.An act authorizing the establishment of docks.Feb. 25, 1799.
622
Purchase of Timber for Naval Purposes.An act authorizing the purchase of timber for naval purposes.Feb. 25, 1799.
622
Duties on Stamps upon Foreign Bills of Exchange and Bills of Landing.An act to alter the stamp duties imposed upon foreign bills of exchange and bills of lading by an act entitled “An act laying duties on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper;” and further to amend the same.(Repealed.)Feb. 28, 1799.
622
Captured French Citizens.An act concerning French citizens that have been or may be captured and brought into the United States.(Obsolete.)Feb. 28, 1799.
624
Compensation for Marshals, Clerks, Attorneys, Jurors, and Witnesses.An act for providing compensation for the marshals, clerks, attorneys, jurors, and witnesses in the Courts of the United States, and to repeal certain parts of the acts therein mentioned; and for other purposes.Feb. 28, 1799.
624
Valuation of Lands and Dwelling-houses, and Enumeration of Slaves.An act to amend the act entitled “An act to provide for the valuation of lands and dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of slaves within the United States.”(Obsolete.)Feb. 28, 1799.
626
District Court in Vermont.An act altering the time of holding the District Court in Vermont.(Obsolete.)Feb. 28, 1799.
627
Collection of Duties on Merchandise and Tonnage.An act to regulate the collection of duties on imposts and tonnage.March 2, 1799.
627
Compensation to Officers employed in the Collection of Duties on Imposts and Tonnage.An act to establish the compensations of the officers employed in the collection of the duties on imposts and tonnage, and for other purposes.March 2, 1799.
704
Government of the Navy of the United States.An act for the government of the navy of the United States.(Repealed.)March 2, 1799.
709
Appropriations for the Government of the United States.An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine.(Obsolete.)March 2, 1799.
717
Distillers of Geneva.An act respecting distillers of Geneva.(Repealed.)March 2, 1799.
720
Medical Establishment.An act to regulate the medical establishment.March 2, 1799.
721
Additional Appropriations for the Government of the United States.An act making additional appropriations for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine.(Obsolete.)March 2, 1799.
723
Public Lands appropriated for Military Services and for the Society of the United Brethren.An act to amend the act entitled “An act regulating the grants of land appropriated for military services, and for the Society of the United Brethren, for propagating the Gospel among the heathen.”March 2, 1799.
724
Promulgation of the Laws of the United States.An act in addition to an act entitled “An act for the more general promulgation of the laws of the United States.”March 2, 1799.
724
Army of the United States.An act giving eventual authority to the President of the United States to augment the army.(Repealed.)March 2, 1799.
725
Bail.An act providing for the security of bail in certain cases.March 2, 1799.
727
Additional Compensation to certain Officers of the Senate and House of Representatives.An act to grant an additional compensation for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine to certain officers of the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States.(Obsolete.)March 2, 1799.
727
Public Lands, Sale of, in the Territory north-west of the Ohio.An act to authorize the sale of certain lands between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio, and for giving a pre-emption to certain purchasers and settlers.March 2, 1799.
728
Relief of sick and disabled Seamen.An act in addition to “An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen.”March 2, 1799.
729
Marine Corps.An act authorizing an augmentation of the marine corps.March 2, 1799.
729
Augmentation of the Salaries of certain Officers of the Government of the United States.An act to augment the salaries of the officers therein mentioned.March 2, 1799.
729
Beacon on Boon Island.An act to erect a beacon on Boon Island.March 2, 1799.
730
Compensation of Clerks.An act to regulate and fix the compensation of clerks.(Repealed and Supplied.)March 2, 1799.
730
Relief and Protection of Seamen.An act to revive and continue in force certain parts of the “Act for the relief and protection of American seamen,” and to amend the same.March 2, 1799.
731
Appropriations for the Naval Establishment.An act making appropriations for the support of the naval establishment for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine.(Obsolete.)March 2, 1799.
732
Post-office.An act to establish the post-office of the United States.(Repealed.)March 2, 1799.
733
Appropriations for the Army.An act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine.(Obsolete.)March 2, 1799.
741
Power of Retaliation vested in the President of the United States in certain Cases.An act vesting the power of retaliation in certain cases in the President of the United States.(Obsolete.)March 3, 1799.
743
Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes, &c.An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers.(Expired.)March 3, 1799.
743
Authority to the Provident to fill Vacancies in the Army and Navy.An act authorizing the President of the United States to fill certain vacancies in the army and navy.(Obsolete.)March 3, 1799.
749
Army of the United States.An act for the better organizing of the troops of the United States, and for other purposes.(Obsolete.)March 3, 1799.
749
Resolution authorizing a subscription to Folwell’s edition of the Laws of the United States.
755