United States Statutes at Large/Volume 5/25th Congress

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1st SessionEdit

Public LawsEdit

ACTS OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

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 4th day of September, 1837, and ended the 16th of October, 1837.

Martin Van Buren, President; Richard M. Johnson, 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 postpone the fourth instalment of deposite with the States. Oct. 2, 1837
2 Chapter II. An Act to authorize the issue of Treasury Notes. Oct. 12, 1837
3 Chapter III. An Act to regulate the Fees of District Attorneys in certain cases. Oct. 12, 1837
4 Chapter IV. An Act to continue in force certain laws to the close of the next session of Congress. Oct. 12, 1837
5 Chapter V. An Act to amend an act, entitled “An act to provide for the payment of horses lost, or destroyed in the military service of the United States, approved January 18th, 1837.” Oct. 14, 1837
6 Chapter VI. An Act for the relief of D. P. Madison.

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

Oct. 14, 1837
7 Chapter VII. An Act making an additional appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. Oct. 16, 1837
8 Chapter VIII. An Act authorizing a further postponement of payment upon duty bonds. Oct. 16, 1837
9 Chapter IX. An Act for adjusting the remaining claims upon the late deposite banks. Oct. 16, 1837
10 Chapter X. An Act making further appropriations for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. Oct. 16, 1837

Public ResolutionEdit

Resolution Date
No. 1. A Resolution directing the postage on letters sent by the Express Mail to be paid in advance. Oct. 12, 1837

2nd SessionEdit

Public LawsEdit

ACTS OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

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 4th day of December, 1837, and ended July 7, 1838.

Martin Van Buren, President; Richard M. Johnson, 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 authorize the President of the United States to cause the public vessels to cruise upon the coast in the winter season and to relieve distressed navigators. Dec. 22, 1837
2 Chapter II. An Act to ratify and confirm certain official acts of John Pope, late Governor of Arkansas. Jan. 16, 1838
3 Chapter III. An Act to provide for the payment of the annuities which will become due and payable to the Great and Little Osages, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, and for other purposes. Jan. 16, 1838
4 Chapter IV. An Act making a partial appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. Jan. 16, 1838
5 Chapter V. An Act making an appropriation for the protection of the northern frontier of the United States. Jan. 16, 1838
6 Chapter VI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 2, 1838
7 Chapter VII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 15, 1838
8 Chapter VIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 15, 1838
9 Chapter IX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 22, 1838
10 Chapter X. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 22, 1838
11 Chapter XI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 22, 1838
12 Chapter XII. An Act to abolish the Circuit Court at Huntsville in the State of Alabama and for other purposes. Feb. 22, 1838
13 Chapter XIII. An Act to amend an act entitled “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.”' Feb. 22, 1838
14 Chapter XIV. An Act to prevent the abatement of suits and actions now pending, in which the late Bank of the United States may be a party. March 2, 1838
15 Chapter XV. An Act to change the time of holding the terms of the Circuit Court of the United States for the eastern district of Virginia, and of the District Court of the United States for the eastern district of Virginia, directed by law to be held in the city of Richmond. March 2, 1838
16 Chapter XVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1838
17 Chapter XVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1838
18 Chapter XVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1838
19 Chapter XIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1838
20 Chapter XX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
21 Chapter XXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
22 Chapter XXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
23 Chapter XXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
24 Chapter XXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
25 Chapter XXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
26 Chapter XXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
27 Chapter XXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
28 Chapter XXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
29 Chapter XXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
30 Chapter XXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 7, 1838
31 Chapter XXXI. An Act supplementary to an act entitled “An act in addition to the act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and to repeal the acts therein mentioned,” approved twentieth of April, eighteen hundred and eighteen. March 10, 1838
32 Chapter XXXII. 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-eight. March 10, 1838
33 Chapter XXXIII. An Act to change the times of holding the circuit and district courts of the United States in the seventh circuit. March 10, 1838
34 Chapter XXXIV. An Act to continue in force an act therein mentioned, relating to the port of Baltimore. March 19, 1838
35 Chapter XXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 19, 1838
36 Chapter XXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 19, 1838
37 Chapter XXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 19, 1838
38 Chapter XXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 19, 1838
39 Chapter XXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1838
40 Chapter XL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1838
41 Chapter XLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1838
42 Chapter XLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1838
43 Chapter XLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1838
44 Chapter XLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1838
45 Chapter XLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 28, 1838
46 Chapter XLVI. An Act to restore circuit jurisdiction to the district courts of the western district of Virginia. March 28, 1838
47 Chapter XLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 4, 1838
48 Chapter XLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 4, 1838
49 Chapter XLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 6, 1838
50 Chapter L. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 6, 1838
51 Chapter LI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 6, 1838
52 Chapter LII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 6, 1838
53 Chapter LIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 6, 1838
54 Chapter LIV. An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Government for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. April 6, 1838
55 Chapter LV. An Act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight. April 6, 1838
56 Chapter LVI. An Act directing the transfer of money remaining unclaimed by certain pensioners, and authorizing the payment of the same at the Treasury of the United States. April 6, 1838
57 Chapter LVII. An Act to amend the act for quieting possessions, enrolling conveyances, and securing the estates of purchasers, within the District of Columbia, passed the thirty-first day of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-two. April 20, 1838
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
59 Chapter LIX. An Act making an appropriation for the removal of the great raft of Red River. April 20, 1838
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
62 Chapter LXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
65 Chapter LXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
66 Chapter LXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
67 Chapter LXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
69 Chapter LXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
70 Chapter LXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
71 Chapter LXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
72 Chapter LXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
73 Chapter LXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
74 Chapter LXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
75 Chapter LXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
76 Chapter LXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
77 Chapter LXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
78 Chapter LXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
79 Chapter LXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
80 Chapter LXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
81 Chapter LXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. April 20, 1838
82 Chapter LXXXII. An Act to authorize the issuing of Treausury notes to meet the current expenses of the Government. May 21, 1838
83 Chapter LXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. May 21, 1838
84 Chapter LXXXIV. An Act making appropriations for the continuation of the Cumberland road in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, and for other purposes. May 25, 1838
85 Chapter LXXXV. An Act supplementary to the act entitled “An act concerning the District of Columbia.” May 25, 1838
86 Chapter LXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. May 25, 1838
87 Chapter LXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. May 25, 1838
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. An Act to extend the charter of the Union Bank of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. May 25, 1838
89 Chapter LXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. May 31, 1838
90 Chapter XC. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. May 31, 1838
91 Chapter XCI. An Act to continue the corporate existence of the Banks in the District of Columbia. May 31, 1838
92 Chapter XCII. An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight. May 31, 1838
93 Chapter XCIII. An Act to repeal certain provisos 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. May 31, 1838
94 Chapter XCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 7, 1838
95 Chapter XCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 7, 1838
96 Chapter XCVI. An Act to divide the Territory of Wisconsin and to establish the Territorial Government of Iowa. June 12, 1838
97 Chapter XCVII. An Act making appropriations for preventing and suppressing Indian hostilities for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, and for arrearages for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven. June 12, 1838
98 Chapter XCVIII. An Act to secure the payment of certain commissions on duty bonds to collectors of customs. June 12, 1838
99 Chapter XCIX. An Act to create the office of Surveyor of Public Lands in the Wisconsin Territory. June 12, 1838
100 Chapter C. An Act to establish two additional land offices in that part of Wisconsin Territory west of the river Mississippi. June 12, 1838
101 Chapter CI. An Act to ascertain and designate the boundary line between the State of Michigan and Territory of Wisconsin. June 12, 1838
102 Chapter CII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
103 Chapter CIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
104 Chapter CIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
105 Chapter CV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
106 Chapter CVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
107 Chapter CVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
108 Chapter CVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
109 Chapter CIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
110 Chapter CX. An Act concerning a seminary of learning in the Territory of Wisconsin. June 12, 1838
111 Chapter CXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 12, 1838
112 Chapter CXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 13, 1838
113 Chapter CXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 13, 1838
114 Chapter CXIV. An Act to grant a quantity of land to the Territory of Wisconsin, for the purpose of aiding in opening a canal to connect the waters of Lake Michigan with those of Rock river. June 18, 1838
115 Chapter CXV. An Act to reorganize the district courts of the United States in the State of Mississippi. June 18, 1838
116 Chapter CXVI. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to cause the southern boundary line of the Territory of Iowa to be ascertained and marked. June 18, 1838
117 Chapter CXVII. An Act making an appropriation for completing the public buildings in Wisconsin. June 18, 1838
118 Chapter CXVIII. An Act to require the judge of the district courts of East and West Tennessee to hold a court at Jackson, in said state. June 18, 1838
119 Chapter CXIX. An Act to grant pre-emption rights to settlers on the public lands. June 22, 1838
120 Chapter CXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 22, 1838
121 Chapter CXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
122 Chapter CXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
123 Chapter CXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
124 Chapter CXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
125 Chapter CXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
126 Chapter CXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
127 Chapter CXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
128 Chapter CXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
129 Chapter CXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
130 Chapter CXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
131 Chapter CXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
132 Chapter CXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
133 Chapter CXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
134 Chapter CXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
135 Chapter CXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
136 Chapter CXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
137 Chapter CXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
138 Chapter CXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
139 Chapter CXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
140 Chapter CXL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
141 Chapter CXLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
142 Chapter CXLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
143 Chapter CXLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
144 Chapter CXLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
145 Chapter CXLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
146 Chapter CXLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
147 Chapter CXLVII. An Act authorizing the appointment of persons to test the usefulness of inventions to improve and render safe the boilers of steam engines against explosions. June 28, 1838
148 Chapter CXLVIII. An Act relating to the Orphans’ Court of Alexandria county, in the District of Columbia. June 28, 1838
149 Chapter CXLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
150 Chapter CL. An Act to confirm the act of the Legislative Council of Florida, incorporating the “Florida Peninsula Railroad and Steamboat Company,” and granting the right of way to said company through the public lands, and for other purposes. June 28, 1838
151 Chapter CLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
152 Chapter CLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. June 28, 1838
153 Chapter CLIII. An Act to provide for paying certain pensions at Tuscaloosa, in the State of Alabama. June 28, 1838
154 Chapter CLIV. An Act to extend the charter of the Bank of Alexandria, in the city of Alexandria. July 5, 1838
155 Chapter CLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 5, 1838
156 Chapter CLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 5, 1838
157 Chapter CLVII. An Act to grant to Cherokee county, Alabama, the tract of land on which the seat of justice of said county has been located. July 5, 1838
158 Chapter CLVIII. An Act to modify the last clause of the fifth section of the deposite act of the twenty-third of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-six. July 5, 1838
159 Chapter CLIX. An Act to amend “An act authorizing the Secretary of War to establish a pension agency in the town of Decatur in the State of Alabama, and to provide for the payment of certain pensioners in the said town of Decatur.” July 5, 1838
160 Chapter CLX. An Act to authorize vessels bound for the ports of Mexico, and prevented from completing the voyages in consequence of the existing blockade of those ports, to enter and store their cargoes in the ports of the United States. July 5, 1838
161 Chapter CLXI. An Act to authorize the issuing of patents to the last bona fide transferee of reservations under the treaty between the United States and the Creek tribe of Indians which was concluded on the twenty-fourth of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-two. July 5, 1838
162 Chapter CLXII. An Act to increase the present military establishment of the United States, and for other purposes. July 5, 1838
163 Chapter CLXIII. An Act supplementary to the act entitled “An act authorizing the appointment of persons to test the usefulness of inventions to improve and render safe the boilers of steam engines against explosions,” approved twenty-eighth day of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. July 7, 1838
164 Chapter CLXIV. An Act making appropriations for certain roads in the Territory of Florida. July 7, 1838
165 Chapter CLXV. An Act to authorize the sale of certain public lands of the United States near the Wabash and Erie canal, in the State of Ohio. July 7, 1838
166 Chapter CLXVI. An Act to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the General Land Office. July 7, 1838
167 Chapter CLXVII. An Act for the erection of a court-house in Alexandria, in the District of Columbia. July 7, 1838
168 Chapter CLXVIII. An Act to reorganize the Legislative Council of Florida and for other purposes. July 7, 1838
169 Chapter CLXIX. An Act to provide for the support of the Military Academy of the United States for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, and for other purposes. July 7, 1838
170 Chapter CLXX. An Act to provide for the settlement of the claim of the State of New York for the services of her militia. July 7, 1838
171 Chapter CLXXI. 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-eight. July 7, 1838
172 Chapter CLXXII. An Act to establish certain post routes and to discontinue others. July 7, 1838
173 Chapter CLXXIII. An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight. July 7, 1838
174 Chapter CLXXIV. An Act to remit the duties upon certain goods destroyed by fire at the late conflagration in the city of New York. July 7, 1838
175 Chapter CLXXV. An Act to establish a new collection district in the State of Mississippi. July 7, 1838
176 Chapter CLXXVI. An Act to establish additional land offices in the States of Louisiana and Arkansas. July 7, 1838
177 Chapter CLXXVII. An Act to continue in force the act for the payment of horses and other property lost in the military service of the United States. July 7, 1838
178 Chapter CLXXVIII. An Act exempting from duty the coal which may be on board of steamboats or vessels propelled by steam on their arrival at any port in the United States. July 7, 1838
179 Chapter CLXXIX. An Act making appropriations for the compilation of the laws of Florida. July 7, 1838
180 Chapter CLXXX. An Act making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacon-lights, buoys, and making surveys, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight. July 7, 1838
181 Chapter CLXXXI. An Act to establish a new judicial district in the Territory of Florida. July 7, 1838
182 Chapter CLXXXII. An Act to increase and regulate the terms of the circuit and district courts for the northern district of the State of New York. July 7, 1838
183 Chapter CLXXXIII. An Act ceding to the State of Ohio the interest of the United States in a certain road within that State. July 7, 1838
184 Chapter CLXXXIV. An Act to authorize the sale of certain bonds belonging to the United States. July 7, 1838
185 Chapter CLXXXV. An Act to prevent the issuing and circulation of the bills, notes and other securities of corporations created by acts of Congress which have expired. July 7, 1838
186 Chapter CLXXXVI. An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight. July 7, 1838
187 Chapter CLXXXVII. An Act to repeal, in part, the act entitled “An act to provide for the safe keeping of the acts, records, and seal of the United States, and for other purposes.” July 7, 1838
188 Chapter CLXXXVIII. An Act to encourage the introduction and promote the cultivation of tropical plants in the United States. July 7, 1838
189 Chapter CLXXXIX. An Act granting half pay and pensions to certain widows. July 7, 1838
190 Chapter CXC. An Act making appropriations for certain roads in the Territory of Wisconsin. July 7, 1838
191 Chapter CXCI. An Act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam. July 7, 1838
192 Chapter CXCII. An Act to establish a criminal court in the District of Columbia. July 7, 1838
193 Chapter CXCIII. An Act to change the time of holding the United States Circuit Court in the District of East Tennessee and the District of Maryland. July 7, 1838
194 Chapter CXCIV. An Act supplementary to an act entitled “An act to increase the present military establishment of the United States, and for other purposes,” approved July fifth, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. July 7, 1838
195 Chapter CXCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
196 Chapter CXCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
197 Chapter CXCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
198 Chapter CXCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
199 Chapter CXCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
200 Chapter CC. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
201 Chapter CCI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
202 Chapter CCII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
203 Chapter CCIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
204 Chapter CCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
205 Chapter CCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
206 Chapter CCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
207 Chapter CCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
208 Chapter CCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
209 Chapter CCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
210 Chapter CCX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
211 Chapter CCXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
212 Chapter CCXII. An Act to restrain the circulation of small notes, as a currency, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. July 7, 1838
213 Chapter CCXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
214 Chapter CCXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
215 Chapter CCXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
216 Chapter CCXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
217 Chapter CCXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
218 Chapter CCXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
219 Chapter CCXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
220 Chapter CCXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
221 Chapter CCXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
222 Chapter CCXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
223 Chapter CCXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
224 Chapter CCXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
225 Chapter CCXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
226 Chapter CCXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
227 Chapter CCXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
228 Chapter CCXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
229 Chapter CCXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
230 Chapter CCXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
231 Chapter CCXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
232 Chapter CCXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
233 Chapter CCXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
234 Chapter CCXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
235 Chapter CCXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
236 Chapter CCXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
237 Chapter CCXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
238 Chapter CCXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
239 Chapter CCXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
240 Chapter CCXL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
241 Chapter CCXLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
242 Chapter CCXLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
243 Chapter CCXLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
244 Chapter CCXLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
245 Chapter CCXLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
246 Chapter CCXLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
247 Chapter CCXLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
248 Chapter CCXLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
249 Chapter CCXLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
250 Chapter CCL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
251 Chapter CCLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
252 Chapter CCLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
253 Chapter CCLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
254 Chapter CCLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
255 Chapter CCLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
256 Chapter CCLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
257 Chapter CCLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
258 Chapter CCLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
259 Chapter CCLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
260 Chapter CCLX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
261 Chapter CCLXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
262 Chapter CCLXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
263 Chapter CCLXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. July 7, 1838
264 Chapter CCLXIV. An Act authorizing the printing of the Madison papers. July 7, 1838

Public ResolutionsEdit

Resolution Date
No. 1. Joint Resolution, authorizing the Commissioner of the Public Buildings to cause the removal of the walls of the late Post Office Building. March 19, 1838
No. 2. A Resolution to authorize the Secretary of War to purchase a site for a fort at or near the western boundary of Arkansas. April 4, 1838
No. 3. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. May 18, 1838
No. 4. A Resolution relating to the public revenue and dues to the Government. May 31, 1838
No. 5. A Resolution to disapprove and disaffirm an act of the Legislative Council of the Wisconsin Territory chartering a bank. June 12, 1838
No. 6. Joint Resolution in favor of the authorities of the city of Savannah, in the State of Georgia. June 18, 1838
No. 7. A Resolution for the benefit of the widows of certain revolutionary officers and soldiers. July 7, 1838

3rd SessionEdit

Public LawsEdit

ACTS OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS

of the

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the third session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday the 3d day of December, 1838, and ended the 3d day of March, 1839.

Martin Van Buren, President; Richard M. Johnson, 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, in part, for the support of Government, for the years eighteen hundred and thirty-eight and eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. Dec. 22, 1838
2 Chapter II. An Act to provide for carrying into effect the convention between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas marking the boundary between them. Jan. 11, 1839
3 Chapter III. An Act to amend an act entitled “An act to require the judge of the district of East and West Tennessee to hold a court at Jackson, in said State,” approved June eighteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. Jan. 18, 1839
4 Chapter IV. An Act further to regulate the transportation of the mail upon railroads. Jan. 25, 1839
5 Chapter V. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Jan. 25, 1839
6 Chapter VI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
7 Chapter VII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
8 Chapter VIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
9 Chapter IX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
10 Chapter X. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
11 Chapter XI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
12 Chapter XII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
13 Chapter XIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
14 Chapter XIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
15 Chapter XV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
16 Chapter XVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
17 Chapter XVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
18 Chapter XVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
19 Chapter XIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 6, 1839
20 Chapter XX. An Act to recognize the district courts of the United States in the State of Alabama. Feb. 6, 1839
21 Chapter XXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 12, 1839
22 Chapter XXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 13, 1839
23 Chapter XXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 13, 1839
24 Chapter XXIV. An Act to provide for the location and temporary support of the Seminole Indians removed from Florida. Feb. 13, 1839
25 Chapter XXV. An Act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. Feb. 13, 1839
26 Chapter XXVI. An Act to repeal the proviso to the second section of an act approved the third of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, which authorized the Secretary of the Treasury to compromise the claims of the United States against certain banks. Feb. 16, 1839
27 Chapter XXVII. An Act to amend “An act to reorganize the district courts of the United States in the State of Mississippi,” approved June eighteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. Feb. 16, 1839
28 Chapter XXVIII. An Act making an appropriation for the support of the penitentiary in the District of Columbia. Feb. 16, 1839
29 Chapter XXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 16, 1839
30 Chapter XXX. An Act to prohibit the giving or accepting, within the District of Columbia, of a challenge to fight a duel, and for the punishment thereof. Feb. 20, 1839
31 Chapter XXXI. An Act to amend an act entitled “An act to establish a criminal court in the District of Columbia.” Feb. 20, 1839
32 Chapter XXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 26, 1839
33 Chapter XXXIII. An Act to prevent the abatement of suits and actions now pending, in which the Bank of Columbia, in Georgetown, may be a party. Feb. 28, 1839
34 Chapter XXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. Feb. 28, 1839
35 Chapter XXXV. An Act to abolish imprisonment for debt in certain cases. Feb. 28, 1839
36 Chapter XXXVI. An Act in amendment of the acts respecting the Judicial System of the United States. Feb. 28, 1839
37 Chapter XXXVII. An Act to revise and extend “An act to authorize the issuing of Treasury notes to meet the current expenses of the Government,” approved the twenty-first of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. March 2, 1839
38 Chapter XXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
39 Chapter XXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
40 Chapter XL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
40 Chapter XL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
41 Chapter XLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
42 Chapter XLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
43 Chapter XLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
44 Chapter XLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
45 Chapter XLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
46 Chapter XLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
47 Chapter XLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
48 Chapter XLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
49 Chapter XLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
50 Chapter L. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
51 Chapter XLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
52 Chapter LII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
53 Chapter LIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
54 Chapter LIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
55 Chapter LV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
56 Chapter LVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
57 Chapter LVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
58 Chapter LVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
59 Chapter LIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
60 Chapter LX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
61 Chapter LXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
62 Chapter LXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
63 Chapter LXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
64 Chapter LXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
65 Chapter LXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
66 Chapter LXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
67 Chapter LXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
68 Chapter LXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
69 Chapter LXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
70 Chapter LXX. An Act to revise and extend “An act to authorize the issuing of Treasury notes to meet the current expenses of the Government,” approved the twenty-first of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. March 3, 1839
71 Chapter LXXI. An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine. March 3, 1839
72 Chapter LXXII. An Act to authorize the construction of certain improvements in the Territory of Wisconsin and for other purposes. March 3, 1839
73 Chapter LXXIII. An Act to repeal the second section of “An act to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants and returning surveys thereon to the General Land Office,” approved July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. March 3, 1839
74 Chapter LXXIV. An Act for the relief of umbrella-makers. March 3, 1839
75 Chapter LXXV. An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to purchase a tract of land belonging to the heirs of John Harris, deceased, being within the limits of the navy yard in Charlestown, Massachusetts. March 3, 1839
76 Chapter LXXVI. An Act making appropriations for building a pier at the northern extremity of Winnebago lake, and for other purposes. March 3, 1839
77 Chapter LXXVII. An Act making a donation of land to the Territory of Iowa, for the purpose of erecting public buildings thereon. March 3, 1839
78 Chapter LXXVIII. An Act for the improvement and survey of certain rivers, and the repair of certain roads in Florida. March 3, 1839
79 Chapter LXXIX. An Act granting to the judges of the supreme court of Iowa the same compensation as by law is given to the judges of the supreme court of Wisconsin. March 3, 1839
80 Chapter LXXX. An Act to provide for taking the sixth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States. March 3, 1839
81 Chapter LXXXI. An Act to amend the act of the third of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, entitled “An act supplementary to the act entitled ‘An act to amend the judicial system of the United States,’ and for other purposes.” March 3, 1839
82 Chapter LXXXII. An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Government for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. March 3, 1839
83 Chapter LXXXIII. An Act for the relief of the Brothertown Indians, in the Territory of Wisconsin. March 3, 1839
84 Chapter LXXXIV. An Act making an appropriation for the protection of the Northern and Northwestern frontier of the United States. March 3, 1839
85 Chapter LXXXV. An Act to amend an act entitled “An act regulating the pay and emoluments of brevet officers,” passed April 16, 1818. March 3, 1839
86 Chapter LXXXVI. An Act to authorize the construction of a road from Dubuque, in the Territory of Iowa, to the northern boundary of the State of Missouri, and for other purposes. March 3, 1839
87 Chapter LXXXVII. An Act providing for the erection of a fire-proof building for the use of the General Post Office Department. March 3, 1839
88 Chapter LXXXVIII. An Act in addition to “An act to promote the progress of the useful arts.” March 3, 1839
89 Chapter LXXXIX. An Act giving to the President of the United States additional powers for the defence of the United States, in certain cases, against invasion, and for other purposes. March 3, 1839
90 Chapter XC. An Act to alter and amend the organic law of the Territories of Wisconsin and Iowa. March 3, 1839
91 Chapter XCI. An Act to define and establish the eastern boundary line of the Territory of Iowa. March 3, 1839
92 Chapter XCII. An Act to authorize the election or appointment of certain officers in the Territory of Iowa, and for other purposes. March 3, 1839
93 Chapter XCIII. An Act making appropriations for preceding and suppressing Indian hostilities, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. March 3, 1839
94 Chapter XCIV. An Act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine. March 3, 1839
95 Chapter XCV. An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine. March 3, 1839
96 Chapter XCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
97 Chapter XCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
98 Chapter XCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
99 Chapter XCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
100 Chapter C. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
101 Chapter CI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
102 Chapter CII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
103 Chapter CIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
104 Chapter CIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
105 Chapter CV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
106 Chapter CVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
107 Chapter CVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
108 Chapter CVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
109 Chapter CIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
110 Chapter CX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
111 Chapter CXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
112 Chapter CXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
113 Chapter CXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
114 Chapter CXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
115 Chapter CXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
116 Chapter CXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
117 Chapter CXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
118 Chapter CXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
119 Chapter CXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
120 Chapter CXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
121 Chapter CXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
122 Chapter CXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
123 Chapter CXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
124 Chapter CXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
125 Chapter CXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
126 Chapter CXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
127 Chapter CXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
128 Chapter CXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
129 Chapter CXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
130 Chapter CXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
131 Chapter CXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
132 Chapter CXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
133 Chapter CXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
134 Chapter CXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
135 Chapter CXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
136 Chapter CXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
137 Chapter CXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
138 Chapter CXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
139 Chapter CXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
140 Chapter CXL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
141 Chapter CXLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
142 Chapter CXLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
143 Chapter CXLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
144 Chapter CXLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
145 Chapter CXLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
146 Chapter CXLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
147 Chapter CXLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
148 Chapter CXLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
149 Chapter CXLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
150 Chapter CL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
151 Chapter CLI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
152 Chapter CLII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
153 Chapter CLIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
154 Chapter CLIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
155 Chapter CLV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
156 Chapter CLVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
157 Chapter CLVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
158 Chapter CLVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
159 Chapter CLIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
160 Chapter CLX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
161 Chapter CLXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
162 Chapter CLXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
163 Chapter CLXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
164 Chapter CLXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
165 Chapter CLXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
166 Chapter CLXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
167 Chapter CLXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
168 Chapter CLXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
169 Chapter CLXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
170 Chapter CLXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
171 Chapter CLXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
172 Chapter CLXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
173 Chapter CLXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
174 Chapter CLXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
175 Chapter CLXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
176 Chapter CLXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
177 Chapter CLXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
178 Chapter CLXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
179 Chapter CLXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
180 Chapter CLXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
181 Chapter CLXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
182 Chapter CLXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
183 Chapter CLXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
184 Chapter CLXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
185 Chapter CLXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
186 Chapter CLXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
187 Chapter CLXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
188 Chapter CLXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
189 Chapter CLXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
190 Chapter CXC. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
191 Chapter CXCI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
192 Chapter CXCII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
193 Chapter CXCIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
194 Chapter CXCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
195 Chapter CXCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
196 Chapter CXCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
197 Chapter CXCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
198 Chapter CXCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
199 Chapter CXCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
200 Chapter CC. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
201 Chapter CCI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
202 Chapter CCII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
203 Chapter CCIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
204 Chapter CCIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
205 Chapter CCV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
206 Chapter CCVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
207 Chapter CCVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
208 Chapter CCVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
209 Chapter CCIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
210 Chapter CCX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
210 Chapter CCX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
211 Chapter CCXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
212 Chapter CCXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
213 Chapter CCXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
214 Chapter CCXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
215 Chapter CCXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
216 Chapter CCXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
217 Chapter CCXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
218 Chapter CCXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
219 Chapter CCXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
220 Chapter CCXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
221 Chapter CCXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
222 Chapter CCXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
223 Chapter CCXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
224 Chapter CCXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
225 Chapter CCXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
226 Chapter CCXXVI. An Act to provide for the erection of a new jail in the city of Washington, District of Columbia. March 3, 1839
227 Chapter CCXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
228 Chapter CCXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
229 Chapter CCXXIX. An Act to extend the jurisdiction of the corporation of the city of Washington over the Potomac bridge. March 3, 1839
230 Chapter CCXXX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
231 Chapter CCXXXI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
232 Chapter CCXXXII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
233 Chapter CCXXXIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
234 Chapter CCXXXIV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
235 Chapter CCXXXV. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
236 Chapter CCXXXVI. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
237 Chapter CCXXXVII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
238 Chapter CCXXXVIII. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
239 Chapter CCXXXIX. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
240 Chapter CCXL. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839

Public ResolutionEdit

Resolution Date
No. 1. Resolution authorizing an examination and payment of the claims of the workmen upon the public buildings. Jan. 18, 1839
No. 2. A Resolution for the purchase of the island at the confluence of the St. Peters and Mississippi rivers. Feb. 13, 1839
No. 3. A Resolution directing the manner in which certain laws of the District of Columbia shall be executed. Feb. 16, 1839
No. 4. A Resolution authorizing certain certificates of deposite to be cancelled and reissued. Feb. 28, 1839
No. 5. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
No. 6. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
No. 7. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 2, 1839
No. 6. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839
No. 9. A Resolution authorizing certain certificates of deposite to be cancelled and reissued. March 3, 1839
No. 10. See Private Acts of the Twenty-Fifth Congress in Volume 6. March 3, 1839