United States Statutes at Large/Volume 5/24th Congress

The 24th United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C. from March 4, 1835, to March 4, 1837, during the seventh and eighth years of Andrew Jackson's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Fifth Census of the United States in 1830. Both chambers had a Jacksonian majority.Excerpted from 24th United States Congress on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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1st SessionEdit

Public LawsEdit

THE

LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.




of the

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the first session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday the seventh day of December, 1835, and ended July 4, 1836.

Andrew Jackson, President; Martin Van Buren, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; James K. Polk, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act making appropriations for repressing hostilities commenced by the Seminole Indians. Jan. 14, 1836
2 Chapter II. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 19, 1836
3 Chapter III. An Act making an additional appropriation for repressing hostilities commenced by the Seminole Indians. Jan. 29, 1836
4 Chapter IV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 9, 1836
5 Chapter V. An Act to extend the charters of certain Banks, in the District of Columbia, to the first day of October, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. Feb. 9, 1836
6 Chapter VI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 9, 1836
7 Chapter VII. An Act making appropriations, in part, for the support of Government, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. Feb. 11, 1836
8 Chapter VIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
9 Chapter IX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
10 Chapter X. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
11 Chapter XI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
12 Chapter XII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
13 Chapter XIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
14 Chapter XIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
15 Chapter XV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
16 Chapter XVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
17 Chapter XVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
18 Chapter XVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
19 Chapter XIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
20 Chapter XX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
21 Chapter XXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
22 Chapter XXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
23 Chapter XXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
24 Chapter XXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
25 Chapter XXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
26 Chapter XXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
27 Chapter XXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
28 Chapter XXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
29 Chapter XXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
30 Chapter XXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
31 Chapter XXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
32 Chapter XXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
33 Chapter XXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
34 Chapter XXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
35 Chapter XXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
36 Chapter XXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
37 Chapter XXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
38 Chapter XXXVIII. An Act to incorporate a fire insurance company, in the town of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia.

See also Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6.

Feb. 17, 1836
39 Chapter XXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 17, 1836
40 Chapter XL. An Act to extend the charters of the Bank of Columbia in Georgetown, and the Bank of Alexandria in the city of Alexandria. Feb. 25, 1836
41 Chapter XLI. An Act authorizing a special term of the Court of Appeals, for the Territory of Florida, and for other purposes. Feb. 25, 1836
42 Chapter XLII. An Act for the relief of the sufferers by the fire in the city of New York. March 19, 1836
43 Chapter XLIII. An Act authorizing the Secretary of War to transfer a part of the appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities in Florida, to the credit of subsistence. March 19, 1836
44 Chapter XLIV. An Act to provide for the payment of volunteers and militia corps, in the service of the United States. March 19, 1836
45 Chapter XLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 22, 1836
46 Chapter XLVI. An Act making a further appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities in Florida. April 1, 1836
47 Chapter XLVII. An Act amendatory of “the act for the relief of the sufferers by fire in the city of New York,” passed March 19th, 1836. April 5, 1836
48 Chapter XLVIII. An Act to suspend the operation of the second proviso, third section of “An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.” April 9, 1836
49 Chapter XLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. April 9, 1836
50 Chapter L. An Act to repeal so much of the act entitled “An act transferring the duties of Commissioner of Loans to the Bank of the United States, and abolishing the office of Commissioner of Loans,” as requires the Bank of the United States to perform the duties of Commissioner of Loans for the several States. April 11, 1836
51 Chapter LI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. April 11, 1836
52 Chapter LII. An Act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. April 14, 1836
53 Chapter LIII. An Act to carry into effect the treaties concluded by the Chickasaw tribe of Indians on the twentieth October, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and the twenty-fourth May, eighteen hundred and thirty-four. April 20, 1836
54 Chapter LIV. An Act establishing the Territorial Government of Wisconsin. April 20, 1836
55 Chapter LV. An Act in addition to the act of the twenty-fourth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, entitled “An act to authorize the licensing of vessels to be employed in the mackerel fishery.” April 20, 1836
56 Chapter LVI. An Act to prescribe the mode of paying pensions heretofore granted by the United States. April 20, 1836
57 Chapter LVII. An Act making a further appropriation for suppressing Indian hostilities in Florida. April 29, 1836
58 Chapter LVIII. An Act to authorize the construction of a rail-road, through lands of the United States in Springfield, Massachusetts. April 29, 1836
59 Chapter LIX. An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. May 9, 1836
60 Chapter LX. An Act providing for the salaries of certain officers therein named, and for other purposes. May 9, 1836
61 Chapter LXI. An Act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. May 14, 1836
62 Chapter LXII. An Act making appropriations for the support of the army, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. May 14, 1836
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
65 Chapter LXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
66 Chapter LXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
67 Chapter LXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
69 Chapter LXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
70 Chapter LXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
71 Chapter LXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
72 Chapter LXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
73 Chapter LXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
74 Chapter LXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
75 Chapter LXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 14, 1836
76 Chapter LXXVI. An Act to give effect to patents for public lands issues in the names of deceased persons. May 20, 1836
77 Chapter LXXVII. An Act explanatory of the act entitled “An act to prevent defalcations on the part of the disbursing agents of the Government, and for other purposes.” May 20, 1836
78 Chapter LXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 20, 1836
79 Chapter LXXIX. An Act for the relief of the several corporate cities of the District of Columbia. May 20, 1836
80 Chapter LXXX. An Act authorizing the President of the United States to accept the service of volunteers, and to raise an additional regiment of dragoons or mounted riflemen. May 23, 1836
81 Chapter LXXXI. An Act making appropriation for the suppression of hostilities by the Creek Indians. May 23, 1836
82 Chapter LXXXII. An Act to provide for the payment of expenses incurred and supplies furnished on account of the militia or volunteers received into the service of the United States for the defence of Florida. May 28, 1836
83 Chapter LXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. May 28, 1836
84 Chapter LXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 7, 1836
85 Chapter LXXXV. An Act to provide for the payment of certain pensioners in the States of Virginia and Ohio. June 7, 1836
86 Chapter LXXXVI. An Act to extend the western boundary of the State of Missouri to the Missouri river. June 7, 1836
87 Chapter LXXXVII. An Act to carry into effect a convention between the United States and Spain. June 7, 1836
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. An Act making appropriations for the current expenses of the Indian Department, for Indian annuities, and other similar objects, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. June 14, 1836
89 Chapter LXXXIX. An Act to establish an arsenal of construction in the State of North Carolina. June 14, 1836
90 Chapter XC. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 14, 1836
91 Chapter XCI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 14, 1836
92 Chapter XCII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 14, 1836
93 Chapter XCIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 14, 1836
94 Chapter XCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 14, 1836
95 Chapter XCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 14, 1836
96 Chapter XCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 14, 1836
97 Chapter XCVII. An Act repealing the fourteenth section of the “An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States,” approved, April tenth, eighteen hundred and sixteen. June 15, 1836
98 Chapter XCVIII. An Act to divide the Green Bay land district in Michigan, and for other purposes. June 15, 1836
99 Chapter XCIX. An Act to establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Michigan into the Union upon the conditions therein expressed. June 15, 1836
100 Chapter C. An Act for the admission of the State of Arkansas into the Union, and to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States, within the same, and for other purposes. June 15, 1836
101 Chapter CI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
102 Chapter CII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
103 Chapter CIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
104 Chapter CIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
105 Chapter CV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
106 Chapter CVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
107 Chapter CVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
108 Chapter CVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
109 Chapter CIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
110 Chapter CX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
111 Chapter CXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
112 Chapter CXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
113 Chapter CXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
114 Chapter CXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 15, 1836
115 Chapter CXV. An Act to regulate the deposites of the public money. June 23, 1836
116 Chapter CXVI. An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to act as the agent of the United States in all matters relating to their stock in the Bank of the United States. June 23, 1836
117 Chapter CXVII. An Act to settle and establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio. June 23, 1836
118 Chapter CXVIII. An Act to remove the Land Office from Clinton to Jackson, in the State of Mississippi. June 23, 1836
119 Chapter CXIX. An Act to amend an act to grant certain relinquished and unappropriated lands to the State of Alabama, for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Tennessee, Coosa, Cahaba and Black Warrior river. June 23, 1836
120 Chapter CXX. An Act supplementary to the act entitled “An act for the admission of the State of Arkansas into the Union, and to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the same, and for other purposes.” June 23, 1836
121 Chapter CXXI. An Act supplementary to the act entitled “An act to establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Michigan into the Union on certain conditions.” June 23, 1836
122 Chapter CXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
123 Chapter CXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
124 Chapter CXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
125 Chapter CXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
126 Chapter CXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
127 Chapter CXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
128 Chapter CXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
129 Chapter CXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
130 Chapter CXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
131 Chapter CXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
132 Chapter CXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
133 Chapter CXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
134 Chapter CXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
135 Chapter CXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
136 Chapter CXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
137 Chapter CXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
138 Chapter CXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
139 Chapter CXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
140 Chapter CXL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 23, 1836
141 Chapter CXLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
142 Chapter CXLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
143 Chapter CXLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
144 Chapter CXLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
145 Chapter CXLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
146 Chapter CXLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
147 Chapter CXLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
148 Chapter CXLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
149 Chapter CXLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
150 Chapter CL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
151 Chapter CLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
152 Chapter CLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
153 Chapter CLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
154 Chapter CLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
155 Chapter CLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
156 Chapter CLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
157 Chapter CLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
158 Chapter CLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
159 Chapter CLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
160 Chapter CLX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
161 Chapter CLXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
162 Chapter CLXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
163 Chapter CLXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
164 Chapter CLXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
165 Chapter CLXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
166 Chapter CLXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
167 Chapter CLXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
168 Chapter CLXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
169 Chapter CLXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
170 Chapter CLXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
171 Chapter CLXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
172 Chapter CLXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
173 Chapter CLXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
174 Chapter CLXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
175 Chapter CLXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
176 Chapter CLXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
177 Chapter CLXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
178 Chapter CLXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
179 Chapter CLXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
180 Chapter CLXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
181 Chapter CLXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
182 Chapter CLXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
183 Chapter CLXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
184 Chapter CLXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
185 Chapter CLXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
186 Chapter CLXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
187 Chapter CLXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
188 Chapter CLXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
189 Chapter CLXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
190 Chapter CXC. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
191 Chapter CXCI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
192 Chapter CXCII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
193 Chapter CXCIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
194 Chapter CXCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
195 Chapter CXCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
196 Chapter CXCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
197 Chapter CXCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
198 Chapter CXCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
199 Chapter CXCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
200 Chapter CC. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
201 Chapter CCI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
202 Chapter CCII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
203 Chapter CCIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
204 Chapter CCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
205 Chapter CCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
206 Chapter CCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
207 Chapter CCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
208 Chapter CCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
209 Chapter CCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
210 Chapter CCX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
211 Chapter CCXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
212 Chapter CCXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
213 Chapter CCXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
214 Chapter CCXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
215 Chapter CCXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
216 Chapter CCXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
217 Chapter CCXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
218 Chapter CCXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
219 Chapter CCXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
220 Chapter CCXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
221 Chapter CCXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
222 Chapter CCXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
223 Chapter CCXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
224 Chapter CCXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
225 Chapter CCXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
226 Chapter CCXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
227 Chapter CCXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
228 Chapter CCXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
229 Chapter CCXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1836
230 Chapter CCXXX. An Act to provide for the paying of certain pensioners of the United States, at Pulaski, in the State of Tennessee. June 28, 1836
231 Chapter CCXXXI. An Act to disapprove and annul certain acts of the Territorial Legislature of Florida, and for other purposes. July 1, 1836
232 Chapter CCXXXII. An Act to change the time of holding the district court of the United States for the western district of Virginia, holden at Clarksburg. July 1, 1836
233 Chapter CCXXXIII. An Act explanatory of an act entitled “An act to release from duty, iron prepared for, and actually laid on, railways and inclined planes.” July 1, 1836
234 Chapter CCXXXIV. An Act to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the State of Michigan. July 1, 1836
235 Chapter CCXXXV. An Act making appropriation for the payment of charges incurred for the support of the Penitentiary in the District of Columbia, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-five, and for the support of said Penitentiary for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. July 1, 1836
236 Chapter CCXXXVI. An Act to authorize the Governor and Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, to sell the lands heretofore reserved for the benefit of the general seminary of learning in said Territory. July 1, 1836
237 Chapter CCXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
238 Chapter CCXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
239 Chapter CCXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
240 Chapter CCXL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
241 Chapter CCXLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
242 Chapter CCXLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
243 Chapter CCXLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
244 Chapter CCXLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
245 Chapter CCXLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
246 Chapter CCXLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
247 Chapter CCXLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
248 Chapter CCXLVIII. An Act authorizing the Winnisimmet Company to lay out and make a way on lands of the United States, in Chelsea, in the State of Massachusetts. July 1, 1836
249 Chapter CCXLIX. An Act to authorize the Shenandoah Bridge Company, at Harper’s Ferry, to erect a bridge on the lands of the United States, at or near the town of Harper’s Ferry. July 1, 1836
250 Chapter CCL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
251 Chapter CCLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 1, 1836
252 Chapter CCLII. An Act to authorize and enable the President to assert and prosecute with effect, the claim of the United States to the legacy bequeathed to them by James Smithson, late of London, deceased, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men. July 1, 1836
253 Chapter CCLIII. An Act to regulate the compensation of certain officers of revenue cutters. July 2, 1836
254 Chapter CCLIV. An Act making appropriations for the suppression of Indian hostilities and for other purposes. July 2, 1836
255 Chapter CCLV. An Act to grant to the New Orleans and Nashville Rail-road Company, the right of way through the public lands of the United States. July 2, 1836
256 Chapter CCLVI. An Act to renew the gold medal struck and presented to General Morgan, by order of Congress, in honor of the battle of the Cowpens. July 2, 1836
257 Chapter CCLVII. An Act to repair and extend the United States Arsenal at Charleston, South Carolina. July 2, 1836
258 Chapter CCLVIII. An Act to provide for the better protection of the western frontier. July 2, 1836
259 Chapter CCLIX. An Act making additional appropriations for the Delaware breakwater, and for certain harbors, and removing obstructions in and at the mouths of certain rivers, and for other purposes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. July 2, 1836
260 Chapter CCLX. An Act to extend the charters of certain Banks in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836
261 Chapter CCLXI. An Act regulating the terms of the superior courts of the middle district of Florida, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836
262 Chapter CCLXII. An Act for laying off the towns of Fort Madison and Burlington, in the county of Des Moines, and the towns of Belleview, Du Buque, and Peru, in the county of Du Buque, Territory of Wisconsin, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836
263 Chapter CCLXIII. An Act for the payment of certain companies of the militia of Missouri and Indiana, for services rendered against the Indians in eighteen hundred and thirty-two. July 2, 1836
264 Chapter CCLXIV. An act for the continuation of the Cumberland Road in the States of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. July 2, 1836
265 Chapter CCLXV. An Act making appropriations for the Military Academy of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six. July 2, 1836
266 Chapter CCLXVI. An Act to confirm the sales of public lands in certain cases. July 2, 1836
267 Chapter CCLXVII. An Act making further appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties. July 2, 1836
268 Chapter CCLXVIII. An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836
269 Chapter CCLXIX. An Act to amend an act entitled “An act authorizing the laying off a town on Bean river, in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes,” approved fifth February, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine. July 2, 1836
270 Chapter CCLXX. An Act to change the organization of the Post Office Department, and to provide more effectually for the settlement of the accounts thereof. July 2, 1836
271 Chapter CCLXXI. An Act to establish certain post roads, and to alter and discontinue others, and for other purposes. July 2, 1836
272 Chapter CCLXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
273 Chapter CCLXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
274 Chapter CCLXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
275 Chapter CCLXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
276 Chapter CCLXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
277 Chapter CCLXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
278 Chapter CCLXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
279 Chapter CCLXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
280 Chapter CCLXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
281 Chapter CCLXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
282 Chapter CCLXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
283 Chapter CCLXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
284 Chapter CCLXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
285 Chapter CCLXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
286 Chapter CCLXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
287 Chapter CCLXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
288 Chapter CCLXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
289 Chapter CCLXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
290 Chapter CCXC. An Act to extend the privilege of franking letters and packages to Dolly P. Madison. July 2, 1836
291 Chapter CCXCI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
292 Chapter CCXCII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
293 Chapter CCXCIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
294 Chapter CCXCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
295 Chapter CCXCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
296 Chapter CCXCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
297 Chapter CCXCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
298 Chapter CCXCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
299 Chapter CCXCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
300 Chapter CCC. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
301 Chapter CCCI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
302 Chapter CCCII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
303 Chapter CCCIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
304 Chapter CCCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
305 Chapter CCCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
306 Chapter CCCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
307 Chapter CCCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
308 Chapter CCCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
309 Chapter CCCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
310 Chapter CCCX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
311 Chapter CCCXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
312 Chapter CCCXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
313 Chapter CCCXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
314 Chapter CCCXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
315 Chapter CCCXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
316 Chapter CCCXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
317 Chapter CCCXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
318 Chapter CCCXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
319 Chapter CCCXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
320 Chapter CCCXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
321 Chapter CCCXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
322 Chapter CCCXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
323 Chapter CCCXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
324 Chapter CCCXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
325 Chapter CCCXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
326 Chapter CCCXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
327 Chapter CCCXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
328 Chapter CCCXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
329 Chapter CCCXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
330 Chapter CCCXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
331 Chapter CCCXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
332 Chapter CCCXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
333 Chapter CCCXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
334 Chapter CCCXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
335 Chapter CCCXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
336 Chapter CCCXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
337 Chapter CCCXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
338 Chapter CCCXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
339 Chapter CCCXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
340 Chapter CCCXL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
341 Chapter CCCXLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
342 Chapter CCCXLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
343 Chapter CCCXLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
344 Chapter CCCXLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
345 Chapter CCCXLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
346 Chapter CCCXLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
347 Chapter CCCXLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
348 Chapter CCCXLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
349 Chapter CCCXLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
350 Chapter CCCL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
351 Chapter CCCLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 2, 1836
352 Chapter CCCLII. An Act to reorganize the General Land Office. July 4, 1836
353 Chapter CCCLIII. An Act in addition to the act entitled “An act making appropriations, in part, for the support of Government, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and for other purposes. July 4, 1836
354 Chapter CCCLIV. An Act supplementary to an act entitled “An act to regulate the deposites of the public money,” passed twenty-third [of] June eighteen hundred and thirty-six. July 4, 1836
355 Chapter CCCLV. An Act to carry into effect, in the States of Alabama and Mississippi, the existing compacts with those States in regard to the five per cent. fund, and the school reservations. July 4, 1836
356 Chapter CCCLVI. An Act to authorize the appointment of additional Paymasters, and for other purposes. July 4, 1836
357 Chapter CCCLVII. An Act to promote the progress of useful arts, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts heretofore made for that purpose. July 4, 1836
358 Chapter CCCLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 4, 1836
359 Chapter CCCLIX. An Act to suspend the discriminating duties upon goods imported in vessels of Portugal, and to reduce the duties on wines. July 4, 1836
360 Chapter CCCLX. An act for the purchase of certain rights or inventions of William H. Bell, of North Carolina. July 4, 1836
361 Chapter CCCLXI. An Act confirming claims to land in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes. July 4, 1836
362 Chapter CCCLXII. An Act granting half pay to widows or orphans, where their husbands and fathers have died of wounds received in the military service of the United States, in certain cases, and for other purposes. July 4, 1836
363 Chapter CCCLXIII. An Act making appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors therein mentioned, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and for other purposes. July 4, 1836
364 Chapter CCCLXIV. An Act to repeal so much of the act of March second, seventeen hundred and ninety-nine, as respects the issuing of certificates on the importation of wines. July 4, 1836
365 Chapter CCCLXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 4, 1836
366 Chapter CCCLXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 4, 1836
367 Chapter CCCLXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. July 4, 1836

Public ResolutionsEdit

Resolution Date
No. 1. Resolution authorizing the President to furnish rations to certain inhabitants of Florida. Feb. 1, 1836
No. 2. Resolution to establish certain post roads in Missouri and Arkansas. Mar. 19, 1836
No. 3. Resolution to suspend the sale of a part of the public lands acquired by the treaty of Dancing Rabbit creek. May 9, 1836
No. 4. A Resolution to change the time of making contracts for the transportation of the mail. May 14, 1836
No. 5. A Resolution to authorize the Secretary of War to receive additional evidence in support of the claims of Massachusetts and other States of the United States, for disbursements, services, &c. during the late war. May 14, 1836
No. 6. A Resolution authorizing the repair of the bridge across the river Potomac, at Washington. June 7, 1836
No. 7. A Resolution providing for the distribution of weights and measures. June 14, 1836
No. 8. A Resolution to furnish the Rotundo with paintings. June 14, 1836
No. 9. A Resolution referring the petition and papers of the heirs of Robert Fulton, deceased, to the Secretary of the Navy, to report thereon to Congress. June 23, 1836
No. 10. A resolution to apply the unexpended balance of the appropriation for the Potomac bridge to the improvement of Maryland avenue leading thereto, and for other purposes. July 1, 1836

2nd SessionEdit

Public LawsEdit

THE

LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.




of the

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, the 5th day of December, 1836, and ended the 3d day of March, 1837.

Andrew Jackson, President; Martin Van Buren, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; James K. Polk, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  Chapter Title Date
1 Chapter I. An Act to regulate, in certain cases, the disposition of the proceeds of lands ceded by Indian tribes to the United States. Jan. 9, 1837
2 Chapter II. An Act making an appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities. Jan. 9, 1837
3 Chapter III. An Act supplementary to the act entitled “An act establishing a mint, and regulating the coins of the United States.” Jan. 18, 1837
4 Chapter IV. An Act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. Jan. 18, 1837
5 Chapter V. An Act to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service of the United States. Jan. 18, 1837
6 Chapter VI. An Act to admit the State of Michigan into the Union, upon an equal footing with the original States. Jan. 26, 1837
7 Chapter VII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 31, 1837
8 Chapter VIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 31, 1837
9 Chapter IX. An Act to authorize certain rail-roads companies to construct rail-roads through the public lands in the Territory of Florida. Jan. 31, 1837
10 Chapter X. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 3, 1837
11 Chapter XI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 9, 1837
12 Chapter XII. An Act to extend the limits of the Port of New Orleans. Feb. 9, 1837
13 Chapter XIII. An Act to change the name of the Collection District of Dighton, in the State of Massachusetts, to Fall River, and for other purposes. Feb. 13, 1837
14 Chapter XIV. An Act to amend an act, entitled “An act to establish branches of the mint of the United States,” passed the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five. Feb. 13, 1837
15 Chapter XV. An Act to suspend certain provisoes of “An act to alter and amend the several acts imposing duties on imports,” approved the fourteenth day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-two. March 1, 1837
16 Chapter XVI. An Act to extend the jurisdiction of the District Court of the United States, for the district of Arkansas. March 1, 1837
17 Chapter XVII. An Act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, and for other purposes. March 1, 1837
18 Chapter XVIII. An Act to provide for the support of the Military Academy of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. March 2, 1837
19 Chapter XIX. An Act respecting discriminating duties upon Dutch and Belgian vessels and their cargoes. March 2, 1837
20 Chapter XX. An Act making an additional appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. March 2, 1837
21 Chapter XXI. An Act to provide for the enlistment of boys for the naval service, and to extend the term of the enlistment of seamen. March 2, 1837
22 Chapter XXII. An Act concerning Pilots. March 2, 1837
23 Chapter XXIII. An Act to extend for a longer period the several acts now in force for the relief of certain insolvent debtors of the United States. March 2, 1837
24 Chapter XXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1837
25 Chapter XXV. An Act to provide for the adjustment of title and final disposition of the four reserved sections in the tract of country allotted to the Tombecbee Association for the encouragement of the cultivation of the vine and olive. March 2, 1837
26 Chapter XXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1837
27 Chapter XXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1837
28 Chapter XXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1837
29 Chapter XXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1837
30 Chapter XXX. An Act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. March 3, 1837
31 Chapter XXXI. An Act making appropriations for the current expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. March 3, 1837
32 Chapter XXXII. An Act to change the titles of certain officers in the navy. March 3, 1837
33 Chapter XXXIII. An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Government for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. March 3, 1837
34 Chapter XXXIV. An Act supplementary to the act entitled “An act to amend the judicial system of the United States.” March 3, 1837
35 Chapter XXXV. An Act to authorize the proper officers of the Treasury Department to credit the account of the Treasurer of the United States with the amount of unavailable funds standing to his debit on the books of the Treasury, to transfer the amount of the debit of banks and individuals indebted for the same, and to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to compromise and settle said claims. March 3, 1837
36 Chapter XXXVI. An Act to amend an act entitled “An act for laying off the towns of Fort Madison and Burlington, in the county of Des Moines, and the towns of Belleview, Du Buque, and Peru, in the county of Du Buque, and Mineral Point, in the county of Iowa, Territory of Wisconsin, and for other purposes,” approved July second, eighteen hundred and thirty-six. March 3, 1837
37 Chapter XXXVII. An Act to continue in force for a limited time the act entitled “An act to carry into effect a convention between the United States and Spain.” March 3, 1837
38 Chapter XXXVIII. An Act for the more equitable administration of the Navy Pension Fund.” March 3, 1837
39 Chapter XXXIX. An Act for the appointment of 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
40 Chapter XL. An Act making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacon-lights, buoys, and dolphins, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. March 3, 1837
41 Chapter XLI. An Act to authorize and sanction the sales of reserved, 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
42 Chapter XLII. An Act explanatory of the act entitled An act granting half-pay to widows and orphans where their husbands and fathers have died of wounds received in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes. March 3, 1837
43 Chapter XLIII. An Act to continue the office of Commissioner of Pensions. March 3, 1837
44 Chapter XLIV. An Act to provide for certain harbors, and for the removal of obstructions in and at the mouths of certain rivers, and for other purposes, during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. March 3, 1837
45 Chapter XLV. An Act in addition to the act to promote the progress of science and useful arts. March 3, 1837
46 Chapter XLVI. An Act to provide for continuing the construction, and for the repair of certain roads, and for other purposes, during the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. March 3, 1837
47 Chapter XLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
48 Chapter XLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
49 Chapter XLIX. An Act to grant the Atchafalaya Railroad and Banking Company the right of way through the public lands of the United States. March 3, 1837
50 Chapter L. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
51 Chapter LI. An Act further to amend the act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. March 3, 1837
52 Chapter LII. An Act to authorize the New Orleans and Carrolton Railroad Company to construct a railroad from Carrolton to the town of Bayou Sura, in the State of Louisiana. March 3, 1837
53 Chapter LIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
54 Chapter LIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
55 Chapter LV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
56 Chapter LVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
57 Chapter LVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
59 Chapter LIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
62 Chapter LXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
65 Chapter LXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
66 Chapter LXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
67 Chapter LXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
69 Chapter LXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
70 Chapter LXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
71 Chapter LXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
72 Chapter LXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
73 Chapter LXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
74 Chapter LXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
75 Chapter LXXV. An Act to give the approval and confirmation of Congress to three several acts of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Wisconsin incorporating banks. March 3, 1837
76 Chapter LXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837

Public ResolutionsEdit

Resolution Date
No. 1. A Resolution to enable the Postmaster General more readily to change the commencement of the contract year in the Post Office Department. March 2, 1837
No. 2. A Resolution granting a pension to Susan Decatur, widow of the late Stephen Decatur.

See also Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6.

March 3, 1837
No. 3. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1837
No. 4. Resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to correct a clerical error in the award of the Commissioners under the treaty with France of eighteen hundred and thirty-one.

See also Private Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress in Volume 6.

March 3, 1837
No. 5. 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 late Bank of the United States. March 3, 1837