United States Statutes at Large/Volume 6/2nd Congress

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 6
United States Congress
Private Acts of the Second Congress

The 2nd United States Congress, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, met at Congress Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from March 4, 1791 to March 3, 1793, during the third and fourth years of George Washington's Presidency.Excerpted from 2nd United States Congress on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

1st Session Edit

Chapter Title Date
Chapter II. An Act for the relief of David Cook and Thomas Campbell. Dec. 16, 1791
Chapter XIII. An Act for the relief of certain Windows, Orphans, Invalids, and other persons. March 27, 1792
Chapter XIX. An Act for ascertaining the bounds of a tract of land purchased by John Cleves Symmes. April 12, 1792
Chapter XXII. An Act to compensate the corporation of trustees of the public grammar school and academy of Wilmington, in the state of Delaware, for the occupation of, and damages done to, the said school, during the late war. April 13, 1792
Chapter XXV. An Act authorizing the grant and conveyance of certain lands to the Ohio Company of Associates. April 21, 1792
Chapter XXVI. An Act to indemnify the Estate of the late Major General Nathaniel Green, for a certain bond entered into by him during the late war. April 27, 1792
Chapter XLIII. An Act to compensate the services of the late Colonel George Gibson. May 8, 1792
Chapter XLIV. An Act concerning the Claim of John Brown Cutting against the United States. May 8, 1792

2nd Session Edit


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Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, on Monday, the fifth day of November, 1792, and ended the second day of March, 1793.

George Washington, President; John Adams, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; John Langdon, President of the Senate pro tempore, on the second of March, 1793; Jonathan Trumbull, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Chapter Title Date
Chapter III. An Act to provide for the allowance of interest on the sum ordered to be paid by the resolve of Congress, of the twenty-eighth of September, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, as an indemnity to the persons therein named. Jan. 14, 1793
Chapter XII. An Act to authorize the comptroller of the treasury to settle the account of Thomas Wishart, late a lieutenant in the army of the United States. Feb. 22, 1793
Chapter XIII. An Act to authorize the adjustment of a claim of Joseph Henderson against the United States. Feb. 22, 1793
Chapter XIV. An Act making provision for the persons therein mentioned. Feb. 27, 1793
Chapter XXVIII. An Act providing an annual allowance for the education of Hugh Mercer. March 2, 1793
Chapter XXIX. An Act for the relief of Elijah Bostwick. March 2, 1793
Chapter XXXII. An Act for the relief of Simeon Thayer. March 2, 1793