Page images
PDF
EPUB

...342

.....342

nia .....

...358

Deficiencies, appropriations for-Continued. Fees-Continued.

Indian Affairs, appropriations for, and provisions
Indian affairs.................

.341, 342, 343

accounts to be rendered by marshals, clerks of respecting the-Continued.
post office department......
.342 court, and district attorneys, respecting ..336

Choctaws

.356
army
.342, 343 repeal of former fee bills.

.337
Christian Indians..

...356
rivers and harbors..
...342 | Finch, David, payment to......

Creeks.....

..356
Burveys.
.342 Fines and forfeitures-see Penalties.

Dela wares.

.342, 356
properly lost at fire in the Washington Navy: | Florida, settlement of claims of.... .352 Eel Rivers, (Miamies)

..357
Yard......

.342
Florida Indians, appropriation for the........357

Florida Indian's..

..357
statue of Andrew Jackson...
.342 | Forfeitures—see Fines.

lowas.....

..357
Bteamboat inspectors. ..........342 | Forbes, R. B., and others, repayment to, of ex-

Kanzas ..

..357
custom houses.........................

..342
penses for a light-boat, at Minot's Ledge au- Menomonies.

.356, 357
public grounds....

thorized.......
.355 Miamies

...357
President's house.........
..342 | Foreign Intercourse, deficiency appropriations

Missourias

...357
Levi Johnson.
..342 for.....
.341, 342, 343 New York Indians.

.....358
W. S. Burges....

..342
appropriation for.....

.347
Omahas.

....357
E. S. Norris.
.342 for minister to Central America..

.347 Osages.

....357
G. R. Stuntz..

.342
salary of ministers resident...

.347
Ottoes..

...357
T. W. Law,
.342 office of assistant dragoman abolished.....342

Oito was.

..357
Globe and Appendix...

..341, 343
Fort Leavenworth, appropriation for bridges and

Pawnees.............................

358
salaries of absent territorial officers. ..343 communications between and Republican Piankeshaws

..357
distribution of books to members of Congress, Fork of Kansas River.....

..352 Pottawatomies.

.358
confined to those printed as public docu- || Fortifications, appropriations for, in-

of Huron...

..358
ments...
..343 California..

.351
of Missouri...

...357
salaries of deputy surveyors.
..343 Delaware..

.351 Quapaws..

...358
light-houses..
..343 Florida.

.351 Sacs and Foxes..

..358.
John M. Reynolds..
..343 Georgia,

.351
of Mississippi.

..358
pay of those engaged in astronomical expedi- Maine..

.351
Seminoles..

.357
tion to Chili..

...343
Maryland....
.351 Senecas...

..358
extension of time for bids for a mint in Califor- Massachusetts.

.351 Shawnees.

.358, 359
..343 North Carolina..
...351 Sioux of Mississippi......

. .358
charge for casting gold or silver at the mint, or Frauds on the Treasury, act for prevention of, 337

Six Nations of New York.

..358
assay offices...

...343
transfer of claims, when and how allowable, 337 Stockbridges....

.358
sizes, devices, &c., of the new silver coins..343 members of Congress not to act for claimants,

Texas Indians..

..358
settlement of accounts of the late collector at

337, 338
Weas......

..359
San Francisco, .....

..343
penalty for bribery.....
.338 Winnebagoes..

..358
Delaware Indians, appropriation for the..342, 356 for offenses concerning records..

.338 Wyandots.....
Delegate, from Washington Territory... ...340 taking false receipts, penalty for.. .359 | Inspectors of Steamboats, may grant further time
Depositaries, of public moneys, compensation
of.....

to owners of steamboats to comply with
.338
G.
steamboat act................

.......364
Deputy Surveyors, at Boston, New York, Phila- Gaines, John P.., payment to..

.359 approval of boilers by...

.....364
delphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans, pay Gardener, Public, to have management of grounds

no person interested in any patent for articles
of..

...342 of the Capitol and Executive Mansion....348 required by steamboat act to be competent to
District Attorneys, fees of...... -335, 337 | Georgia, settlement of claim of...... .352

hold the office of .....

....364
limit of compensation of.......

..336
reappropriation for militia of....

.342 Interior Department, appropriation for the sup-
accounts of.
...336 Gibbon, Lardner, payment to.

..353
port of the........

.345
appointment of, for Washington Territory, 339 | Globe; Congressional, and Appendix, appropria- || Internal Improvements-see Harbors.
fees of, for services within the past six years, 335 tion for..

. .341, 343 lowa, regulation of terms of District Court in, 338
pay of counsel to assist..
...335

distribution of arms to ......

352
District Court of California, jurisdiction of, in

H.
lowa Indians, appropriation for the.

.357
criminal cases...

.337

Harbors and Rivers, appropriation for improve-
of Iowa, regulation of terms of........... 338

J.
ment of
criers of, and attendants on...... .336

Ashtabula Harbor....

.342 | Jackson, Andrew, appropriation for statue of, 342,
District of Columbia, regulation of executions

Buffalo Creek ..
.342

351
in...

.332
Cleveland Harbor.

.342
Johnson, Levi, payment to.....

342
bail and arrest in civil cases for debt in....332

Genesee River...
.342 Judiciary, appropriation for the..

.346
salary of judge of criminal court in........333

Milwaukie Harbor.
.342 || Jurors, pay of..

337
Dock in California, basin and railway to be built Red River Raft.....

.342
in California and Oregon, extra pay to..

..337
in connection with......

...353
Seekonk River.....

.342
Documentary History, appropriation for the, 343

K.
Hernden, William L., payment to

.353
Downing, A.J., appropriation for arrears due, 342
Home Department-see Interior.

Kanzas Indians, appropriations for the......357
Dragoman, Assistant in Turkey, office of abol.

communication between Kansas River and Fort
ished...

..342
Napoleon..

.347
Leavenworth

.352
Dubuque, (lowa,) grant of land to. .333

Evangville ..
.347 || Kent, Edward, payment to..

.347
E.
Natchez...

.347 || King, J. B.; settlement of accounts of........343
St. Louis.

...347 | King, William R., administration to, of oath of
Eel Rivers Indians, appropriation for the. ...357 naval, at Chelsea, disposition of lands of...353

Office as Vice President .....

...341
Electoral Messengers, appropriation for payment appropriation for.....

.353
of......

L.
....331
at New York, lands of...

.365
Embezzlement, taking a receipt (for money ap:

La Truite, Martin, payment to ......349

I.
propriated) for a greater sum than is paid

Land Districts, establishment of, in California, 360
held to be....

.....359

Independent Treasury, compensation of deposit- || Land Offices, provisions respecting when they are
Engineers, (Topographical,) promotion in corps aries.....

..338 abolished..

...332
.352
appropriation for support of..

..347 President may discontinue when sales are less
Ennis, Gregory, payment to..

.341
salary of assistant treasurer at New York..351

than expenses :

........345
Enrollment, of foreign vessels wrecked and bought, | Indian Affairs, general appropriation bill for..355 President may change location of.....348, 360
and repaired by citizens....

.331
publication of statistics.....

..359 Lands-see Public Lands.
Envelopes, stamped, penalty for offenses concern- medals of the President..

..359 Lane, Thomas W., payment to............ 342
ing...

....363
to be defaced when deposited..

military reservations for Indians, in California, || Lee County, (Iowa,) claim of, to be audited and
New Mexico, and Utah .....

paid ...

.346
penalty for using or attempting to use twice, 363 negotiations with tribes west of Missouri and || Lee, Richard B.; payment of...

...352
Executions, in District of Columbia, regulation Towa....

Letters uncalled for in California, advertisment
of..

.332
payment of appropriations, how made.....359

of.,,,.;

.354
Executive, appropriation for the.

.344
northeast building..

taking receipts for larger sums than are paid, || Library of Congress, appropriation for...... 344
.344
penalties for..ang

1..359
preparation of catalogue of...:

.344
north west building.

.345

appropriations for, in the deficiencies appropri- || Life-boats, metallic, a substitute for, may be ac-
southeast building..

.345
ation bill.

..342

cepted by inspectors in certain cases.....365
southwest building..

.345

appropriations for, and provisions respecting Light-Houses, appropriations for...343, 346, 347
deficiency appropriation for....: ...341

the-

part of act of 1852, ch. 110, sec. 2, repealed, 343
Exploring Expedition, appropriation for publish. Chickasaw8 ... io.

.356 general appropriation bill, for..

.354
ing works of...

..344
Chippewas.................

Alabama...

.355
of Saganaw...........
F:-

356 California.

.355

.341
Menomonies, &e.....

Connecticut.
Fay, Theodore S., payment to...
.347

.354
..356
of Lake Superior, &c.

Delaware..............
Foes, act of 1853, ch. 80, regulating.. ..335

.355
2357
and Ottowas &.....

Florida ...
32D CONGRESS-20 SESSION.

B

Be Hospitales marine, at

of...

........363

... 1.359

[ocr errors]

.343

[ocr errors]

**•.356

[ocr errors]

........

...341

[ocr errors]

to,

Light-Houses, general appropriation bill for- || Navy-Continued.

Pensions, Navy, appropriations for..........332
Continued.

pay of purser in California
..352 half pay to widows and orphans.....

....332
Louisiana ....
.355 his clerk..

.352 | Perjury, false swearing under fee bill made...337
Maine....

.354 pay of commandant's clerks at, and clerks of the Piankeshaw Indians, appropriation for the ...358
Massachusetts.

.354, 355 yard, the navy-yards at Boston, New York, | Postage stamps, penalties for offenses concerning,
Michigan..
...354 Washington, Norfolk, and Pensacola ...352

363
New Jersey..
.354, 355 nautical almanac..

.353 envelopes to be defaced when deposited... 363
New York:
..354 wind and current charts.

.353 Postmasier General, salary increased........350
Ohio....
..455 observatory.

.353 assistants to be hereafter appointed by the Pres-
Oregon...

.....355
naval hospitals..

.353 ident with advice of the Senate... ......363
Rhode Island...

...354
navy-yards..

..353 | Postmaster at Cleveland and Richmond, compen-
South Carolina..

...355
magazines...
.353, 354 sation of...i.ii..

363
Texas..

...355
marine corps.

.354 | Post Office, deficiency appropriation for..... ..342
Virginia....
..355 survey of coast of Gulf of Mexico.. ...354

general appropriation bill for...

354
Littell, J. S., payment to......

pay of the medical officers who served in Mex- restoration of proceeds of property stolen from
M.
ico with marines. ...
.354 the mail....

...354

.345
Mail Steamships, appropriation bill for......355
department of the, appropriations for.

act of 1852, ch. Ill, sec. 3, respecting route

.332

Navy Pensions, appropriations for the..
investigation, and report to be made concern-

.354

agents, repealed...
ing

.....355

Navy, Secretary of the, compensation of, in- advertisement, of letters uncalled for in Califor-
lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontin; Navy-yards, appropriation for, at-

creased.

...350
nia and Oregon.....

.354
ued...

..355

appropriation for Ocean steamers...
Boston...

.353
Marine Corps, appropriation for... ..354

Cleveland, &c., Railroad, made a post road, 361
Memphis..

.353
Marshals, fees of, as prescribed in general fee bill

...363

all railroads made post roads....
New York.

.353
of 1853...
.335, 336, 337

compensation of postmasters at Cleveland and
Norfolk..
limit of compensation of.

.353

...363
...336

Richmond...i
Pensacola.

.353
accounts of..
..166, 336

compensation of deputy postmasters.......363
Philadelphia

.353
in California and Oregon, extra pay of.....337

penalty for offenses concerning stamped enxel-
Portsmouth.
.353 opes...

..363
of Washington Territory, pay of.....339, 340
of South Carolina, pay of...

..336
San Francisco..

.353 stamped envelopes to be defaced when depos-
McCauley, Daniel S., payment to........

Washington.
.353 ited...

.363
.351
McReynolds, John, payment to...

.352
.343
pay of clerks at ....

carriage of, on railroad from the Mississippi to
Menomonee Indians, appropriation for..356, 357
disposition of the lands at Bronklyn. ..354 the Texan boundry.......

.333
Messengers, Electoral, appropriation for payment

New Castle, Delaware, arsenal site of, to be recon- Post Roads, all railroads made, or which shall be
of.....

.331
conveyed to..........
.352 made, declared to be.....

...363
Meteorological observations, appropriation for, 353 New Mexico, military reservations in, for Indian Cleveland, &c.; Railroad, and its continuation,
Mexico, boundary with, restrictions on survey of,

purposes.
..359 declared to be.....

.353
in act of 1852, ch. 108, removed in part...331
provisions respecting legislative assembly of, 363 general bill for constituting...

..361
appropriation for survey of...... ..349

pay of commissioners to draft a code of laws Paitawotomie Indians, appropriation for the..358
for....

..363
extension of time of appointments of officers of

of Huron, appropriation for the............358
the......

..349
extra session of, authorized.....

..363 Preëniption lands in California, how far subjeet
Miami Indians, appropriations for the.......357
New York Indians, appropriation for the ... .357

......360

.342
Military Academy, appropriations for the, 338, 341 Norris, E. S., payment to ....

act of 1846 respecting, suspended preëmption
Military Bounty Land Warrants—see Bounty.

0.
claims extended......

1.364
Military Asylum, appropriation for a western, 352 Oath of Office, of William R. King, administra-

right of, extended to the alternate reserved sec-
Military Contributions, act concerning, extend- tion of

......360
.......341

tions on the lines of railroad...
ed..
..352 || Observatory—see National Observatory.

in reservations, on account of French or Span-
Military Reservations in California, for Indian

...360
Ocean Steamers, appropriation bill for.......355

ish claims.
..359
purposes. .....

..337
investigation and report to be made concerning,

Printers, fees of..
settlements near,
forbidden..
..360

355

Prisoners, how committed, brought into court,
in Oregon ...
..334 lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontinued,

&c....i

.335, 337
Military Storekeepers in Oregon, California, and

.337
355

Prize cases, costs in, how paid...
New Mexico, pay of...
....351 | Officers, act to prevent frauds on treasury by, 337

Proctor, Amos, explanation of act of 1844, ch.
Mills, Clark, to be employed to make an eques- penalty, for offenses of, as to records......338

168, concerning.

.351
trian statue of George Washington......332

.335
penalty for taking a receipt by, for more than

Proctors, fees of..
to be compensated for his statue of Andrew

is paid

.359

Public Buildings, appropriations for, 341,348, 349
beter Jackson...
351 land, how long to hold their offices........361

Public Documents, binding of, execution of..344
Minnesota, appropriation for roads in... .331 | Ohio, surrender of part of Cumberland Road to,

Public Grounds, appropriation for......348, 349
appropriation for public buildings in. .360

332

purchase of alanthus trees forbidden.......348
appropriation for school lands in. .364 Omaha Indians, appropriation for the.. .357

attached to the Capitol and Executive Mansion
general appropriation for..
..346 | Oregon, school lands in....

.331

to be under the management of the public gar-
Minot's Ledge, site for a-light-house in place of

dener..

.348
appropriations for military roads in.. .331
the one authorized on...
.355

.331
provisions for setilers in.

Public Lands, school lands in Oregon.

.334
claim of R. B. Forbes and others for a light-

.360
surveyor general of, an act concerning.

school lands in California...

.334
boat at, to be investigated and paid......335 to have a seal...:

school lands in Washington...

.340

.361
Mint, issue of new silver coins from, and their land reservations in:

.234

..332

school lands in Alabama..
weight..
..334, 335 provision for sale of lands in.

.234

relocation of bounty land warrants. ..331
their size and devices..
...343 fees of jurors, witnesses, marshals, &c., in, 337

disposition of papers, &c., where land offices
purchase of bullinn for...

..336
act erecting northern part of, into the Territory

are abolished:.....

......332
private deposits for, forbidden..
.335 of Washington......

.338

grant to Arkansas, and Missouri, for a railroad,
regulations concerning .
..335

333
government jurisdiction of, with Washington
act when to take effect.;
.335, 343 Territory over Columbia River .........340

price of alternate sections doubled .........333
new gold piece of three dollars to be issued..335 Osage Indians, appropriation for the...... ..357

grant to towns of Belleview, Burlington, and
charge for casting.
.335, 343 Otroe Indians, appropriation for the........ .357

Dubuque.......

...333
persons to make devices for new coins...,:343 Ottowa Indians, appropriation for the. .231

righıs of settlers, their widows, &c., in Ore-
general appropriation for.....
.346 and Chippewas, appropriation for the....357

gon......

.334
accounts of..

.339, 346
P.

.334

sales of, in Oregon, authorized
transfer to, from assay office...
..350

officers to be appointed.....

.334
provisions respecting assay office of, at New
Pacific, survey of route for a railroad to the ..352 reservations .i.viii

.334
York.

.350, 351

from the Mississippi River to the appropriation compensation of surveyor general in Oregon, 334
? in California, extension of time for bids for, 343

for.....

military reservations in California, Utah, or
refining by private establishments.... ..350

Paper, appropriation for...

...349

New Mexico, for Indian purposes......359
Missionary Stations in Washington Territory: | Paupers in the District of Columbia, appropriation
Patent Office, appropriation for.....341, 342, 345 right of preëmption in the alternate reserved

sections in lines of railroad... .......360
Missouri, grant of land to, for a railroad.....333

for

.348, 349 on lines in California..
Missouri Indians, appropriations for the.....357

Pawnee Indians, appropriation for the .......358 in reservation, on account of French or Span-
Mudd, J. T., payment to...

.349
Penalties for extortion-see Extortion.

ish claims. ii.

....360
N.

for offenses respecting stamped envelopes-see President authorized to change location of land
Envelopes.

offices...
National Observatory, appropriation for the..353

...348, 360
salary of assistant astronomer at..........352

for taking a receipt for more money than is or to abolish them in certain cases.. ...345
Nautical Almanac, appropriation for the.....353

paid

..359

in California, survey ol, authorized and regula-
in the act to prevent frauds on the treasury..337

ted.....

.360
Naval Academy, appropriation for the .......353 | Pensions, Invalid, of widows of revolutionary sol-
Navy, general appropriation bill for the ......352

officers to be appointed....

.360
diers......

.332
mlary of assistant astronomer.

grant of school lands.

.360
.352 appropriations for...
.332 location of school lands.

.350

[ocr errors]

......333

grant of..

......338

...360

[ocr errors]

taxes.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

R.

as...

Public Lands-Continued.
Shipping-Continued.

Washington Territory-Continued.
town and village lots....
..361 pay for bringing seamen home as witnesses, 337

governor..

.338 officers concurred with, term of office......361 appropriation for acknowledging the services

secretary

.339 bonds of.. .361 of foreigners in cases of rescue from ship- legislative assembly..

.339 grant to California for a university and for pub- wreck..

.341 sessions limited ...

.339 lic buildings..... ...361 || Shipwreck, reward to foreigners in cases of rescue qualifications of voters.

.339 surveyor-general of Oregon to have a seal..361 from..

.341 legislative powers.

.339 his altested copies to be evidence....... ...361 Sioux Indians, of Mississippi, appropriation for

.339 his salary.....

..361
the....

....358
first session of...

.340 correction of errorreous locations and entries, 363 | Six Nations, Indians of New York, appropria- laws to embrace but one object, and that exgrant for schools in Minnesota..... ..363 tions for the.....

.358 pressed in the title......

..339 act concerning suspended entries..........363 | Smallwood, James B., payment to...... .349 judiciary.....

.339, 340 reserved cedar lands in Alabama to be sold, 363 Smith, Buckingham, payment to....... .347 removal of cases to...

.340 Public Ministers, salary of those resident at sun- Smithsonian Institute, appointment of regents appointment of officers.......

.340 dry places.. .347 in... .364 existing laws continued..

.340 Public Moneys, compensation of the depositaries | South Carolina, salary of marshal of.........336 delegate from....

.340 of... .338 | Spanish Consul and Subjects, indemnification certain officers to retain office.

.340 Public Printer, settlement of the certain accounts of..

....365 officers to give bonds........

.340 of the.. ..364 State Department, appropriations for support of, school lands in.......

.340 Pursers in California, pay of. ..352

344 jurisdiction over Columbia River.

.340
elerk of......
..352 Assistant Secretary of State to be appointed, 355 appropriation for....

.351
Statistics, agricultural, appropriation for collection Water, supply of, to Çity of Washington....348
of ...
...349 | Weas, appropriation for the..

.359 Quapaw Indians, appropriation for the......358 Indian, appropriations for...... ..359 | Webster, Daniel, appropriation for expenses of Statue of George Washington, appropriation for, obsequies of...

.344

332 | Williams, William, payment to.... ..341 Railroads, all now made or hereafter to be made, of Andrew Jackson, appropriation for, 342, 351 | Wind and Current Charts, appropriation for.353 constituted 1. post roads.....

...363 | Statutes at Large, appropriation for the purchase Winnebago Indians, appropriation for...357, 359 grant to Arkansas and Missouri in aid of one of ....

....349 and other tribes.

..357 from the Mississippi to the Texan bound- Steamboat Inspectors, authorized to dispense with Witnesses, fees of..

..337 ary...

...333 certain requirements of the act relating to provision respecting persons coming from abroad survey of a route for, to the Pacific........352 .steamboats...

«...364, 365

.337 Receivers, land, appointment of........334, 360 persons interested in patents for things required, respecting officers of government.

.337 tenure of office of....

.361 not to be competent to hold the office of..363 in California, and Oregon, extra pay of....337 surplus fees of, for bounty land warrants, to be Stockbridge Indians, appropriation for the. ...358 | Wreck, appropriation for acknowledging services paid to the treasurer...... .348 Stocks, (Public,) purchase of, authorized.....350 of foreigners in rescue from.

.341 Records, Public, penalty for offenses concern

Stuntz, George R., payment to........,

....324

Wright, Hendrick B., payment lo........... .341 ingicos

.338 Superintendent of the coast survey, pay of...349 Wyandots appropriation for the............. .359 of court; how made up.

.335 of public printing to superintend the binding of Red River Raft, amendment of appropriation for public documents..

.344

PRIVATE. · removal of....

.....364 of public printing, to receive and keep samples Regents, in Smithsonian Institution, appointment of paper for maps, &c....

.344

Albatross, The, register to issue to..........369 of.io.

Alcoli, Sidney S., allowed to enter land.. of armories, inquiry as to appointment of..351

..366 ....364 Registers, land, appointment of........

..334, 360 || Surveyor-General for California, appointment of, Allegheny Valley Railroad, right of way granted tenure of ofhce of.... and his duties,

tu the... ...360

.360

.369 for Oregon, duties of..

.334 surplus fees of, for bounty land warrants to be

Armistead, Elizabeth, pension of.

..366 paid into 'Treasury.. ......348 | Surveys, of the coast-see Coast Surveys.

Armstrong, Robert, setilement of accounts of, 372 of vessels wrecked, and purchased by Ameri

of lands in California..

.360
Arnow, Joseph, claim of heirs of, to be adjusted,

366
cans and repaired.
.....331

..364 of railroad roạte to the Pacific.

B. Richmond, (Virginia,) compensation of postmas. Suspended entries, act of 1846 concerning, revi. ter at. .....363

.364 Baden, Frances E., pension of.....

.370 Riley, Brigadier General Bennett, settlement of

T.
Barnard, Christine, payment to.

...370
accounts of.. io...
.333

Barnett, Thompson, payment to

..373 to be allowed certain expenses in California, 333 Taliaferro, John, payment to.

.342 Bates, Lewis H., claim of, to be audited and paid, to be indemnified against certain suits......333 || Territory of Washington, established....: .338

371 Rivers and Harbors, appopriations for.'......342 act concerning pay of officers absent from a, Battle, Isaac L., estate of, released from a judgappropriation for Seekonk river, amended..365 repealed...

.343

.373 Red River Raft, amendment explanatory of act Texas Indians, appropriation for the..... .359 Baury, Mary, pension of...

...371 appropriating money for removal of raft || Tod, David, payment io.....

.347 Bay City, the name of the Forest City changed of... ..364 || Topographical Engineers, rule of promotion in

.369 Route Agents, act of 1852, ch. 111, sec. 3, respect- corps of.........

..352 Bedient, William, pension of..

.368
ing salary of, repealed...
.354 | Treasury, Secretary of the, salary of, increas. Belleview, lowa, grant of land to..

.368
ed ...........
s.

350 || Belknap, Ann C., pension of ..

...367 to report annually respecting coast survey..349 Benneti, B. B., pension of.......

.370 Sac and Fox Indians, appropriation for the. . 235,

U.
Blunt, S. F., payment lo...

..370
Lir
236

Boundary, Brig, register to issue to.. ...372 San Franciseo, settlement of accounts of late col- Utah, military reservation in, for Indian pur- || Box, Edward, pension of .......

.:.370 lector at.. ..343 poses.

.359 Brazil Packet, The, register to issue to the, under ' extension of time for bids for a mint at.....343

V:
the name of May..

.370
basin and railway at......
.353

Burlington, Iowa, grant of land to........... .368 Seamen, appropriation for.

.348 || Vice President, salary of, increased..........350 Bush, Captain, payment of company of, for serfees of, when they return to be witnesses...337 administration of oath of office to William R. vices in Florida....1.

..369 Seekonk River, amendment of appropriation for, King....

.341 365 || Virginia, settlement of claim.of.

.352

C.:' "
Secretary, of California land claim commission, payment to. Captain McRae's company of vol- | California, expenses of, paid by General Riley, to

.349
unteers from .......
...352 be allowed in his accounts..

.368
of census board, pay of.
...364 | Vouchers, false, penalty for officers taking re- Capers, Jim, pension of.....

...367 of State, pay of, incrensed.

.350 ceipts for more than they pay...........359 Carr, John, arrears of pension of, to be paid to his assistant to, to be appointed... ..350

W.
children...

.......367 of the Interior, pay of, 'increased. ......350

Carrier Pigeon, The, name of the Ontario changed of the Navy, pay of, increased... ...350 Walker, Courtney M., payment to..........359 of the Treasury, pay of, increased.. ......350 || War, Secretary of, salary of, increased......350 Chelsea, Massachusetts, right of way granted to, of War, pay of, increased...

..350

to report respecting manufacturing arms by Seminole Indians, of Florida, appropriation for contract...

..352 | Cleveland and Pittsburg Railroad, right of way the .. .357 Washington City, supply of water to........348 granted to..........

..369 Seneca Indians, appropriations for the.......359 Washington, George, appropriation for an eques- Click, Henry, increase of pension of.........371 and Shawanees, appropriation for the......359 trian statue of...

......348 Cobb, Ursula E., pension of.......

.371 of New York, appropriation for the........328 || Washington Navy Yard, indemnification for pron- || Colton, Walter, payment to representatives of, 370 Shawnee Indians, appropriation for the......358 erty burnt at...

..342 Converse, John P., payment to.

....373 and Senecas, appropriations for the........358 Washington Territory, establishment of the. .338 | Corderey, David, payment to representatives of, Shipping, registers and enrollment to issue to for- boundaries.

..338

373 eign vessels wrecked, and purchased by Amer- reservation of power of United States respecting Covert, Cornelius, payment to.... .371 ican citizens and repaired at a certain cost, 331 Indians....

.338 Craig, Elizabeth, pension of.....

..371 pay of seamen sent home as witnesses.....337 missionary stations.

..338 “Creery, Colonel James R., payment to

....368

ved....

ment..

to.

.

pay of..

[ocr errors]

to .............

..372

370

[ocr errors]

R.

Millar

, John, registers to issue to vessels of.:369...

[ocr errors]

.....368

.....369

pay of.....

.....372

Cross, Osborn, settlement of accounts of......366 Leadbetter, D., payment to................370 Pilcher, Josiah P., payment to.

.370 D.

Leonie, The, register to issue to the Prentice un- Poindexter, George, claim of, to be audited and
der the name of...
..366 paid.

...372 Dade, Mrs. A. M., pension of....

.369 Lomax, Elizabeth V., pension of..366, 369, 370 Prentice, The, name of, changed to Leonie...366 Darling, Nathan H., pension of... .372 Lynch, John A., payment to widow of......368 Price, Captain, payment of company of, for serviDe Neufville, John, and son, payment to heir of,

ces in Florida.., M.

.369 373

Price, William J., land confirmed to.........372 Dubuque, Iowa, grant of land to. .368 | MacKay, Sarah D., pension of..

..368 Public Lands

see Lands. Dudley, Thomas P., pension of..... .366 Maltby, Jasper A., land warrant to issue to...37 Public Printer, settlement of certain accounts of 73

Matthews, Charles S., payment to..... .367 | Queen of Dundee, The, register to issue lo, under

May, of Baltimore, register to issue to the Brazil the name of Kate Wheeler .. do ... .365 Elliot, Asenath M., pension of368 Packet, under the name of....... ...370 Quinney, John W., payment to........ .367

.367 changed to........ .....372

367 Evans, Mrs. Anna C. D., payment to .......373 McKee, Colonel William R., payment to widow F. and children of.......

-367 Reily, Barbara, to be paid arrears of pension of grant of land to children of... .367 William Reily...

....368 Fanny, The, register to issue to, under the name McLaughlin, Benjamin, payment to ....... .368 Renner, Mary B., claim of, as administratrix of

of the Golden Mirror..... ......368 McNeil, Mrs. E. A., arrears of pension of Gene- Daniel Renner, to be audited and paid...367 Farrar, Margaret, payment of claim of.......368 ral John McNeil, to be paid io..........366 Riley, General Bennett, settlement of account Fawns, James A., seulement of accounts of..365

...............333 Forest City, The, name of, changed to Bay City, Miller, Henry, pension of........ .372 Roberts, Benjamin, S., payment to.......:

....370 369 Monroe, Elizabeth, pension of...

.372 | Roger Williams, The, name of, changed to El ParaFrémont, John C., to be indemnified against a suit, Morehead, Joseph, payment to guardians of..369 guay,

.372 370 Moss, Matthew, adjustment of account of...373 G.

N. Gardiner, Frances P., pension of. .......367

Sackett's Harbor and Ellisburg Railroad, right of Noel, Thomas, settlement of accounts of.....367 Garnett, Alexander Y. P., payment to......373

way granted to................... .365 Georgetown and Catoctin Railroad, grant of righe Norton, Betsey, pension of........ ..372 || Savannah, (Georgia) site of Oglethorpe Barracks

..373 of way to.. 0.

...373 granted to...... Shade, Jacob, Jr., pension of....

.370 Glynn, James, settlement of accounts of

.371 Gibson, Robert, pension of..

Ogden, C. A., payment to...... ...370 Simons, Maurice K., pension of...... ...368 Golden Mirror, l'he, register to issue lo......

:.368 | Oglethorpe Barracks, site of, surrendered to Sa- Sisters of the Visitation, &c., incorporated...370 vannah..

.373 Goldsborough, L. M., payment to. .370

Smith, Gilman, pension of...

2372 Olmstead, Moses, pension of.. .368

.371 Guion, E. P., payment to...

Smith, George P., released from a bond.
Ontario, The, name of, changed to Carrier Pig. payment to............

369
H.
geon..
...372

369 Ozias, John, payment to..

..372 Smith, J. L., payment to....... .367

.370 Hall, James, payment to......

Smith, Philo, payment to. Hayden, Catharine P., payment to... .370

. . 366 P..

Southern Michigan Railroad, payment to....373 Herring, Gardiner, pension of... .371

Sowards, Rosanna, pension of............... Huffington, John, payment to

Pearson, Mary, pension of.. .371

...362

Spaulding, Harlow, payment to........... Pensions of

.......371 Hughes, Cornelius, pension of.

371 Hutchinson, Thompson, to be paid arrears of

Armistead, Elizabeth.....

.366 Speiden, William, allowance to.............366 Baden, Frances E..

.370

Siafford, Abigail, payment to...... ..367 pension of Thoinas Hutchinson.c......367

Baury, Mary......

.317 St. Louis, &c., Railroad, right of way granted Bedient, William 368 to.

.369 .367 Belknap, Ann C.

Storer, Jacob J., payment to..... Jenkins, James H., payment to..

...367 :.371 Bennett, B. B.,..

.370

Suarez, Captain, payment to company of, for serJohnson, Joseph, pension of..... ...371

Box, Edward.

.370
vices in Florida

...369 Jones, Elizabeth, payment to, for arrears of pen

Capers, Jim.....

.367
Sullivan, John T., payment to..

..366 sion of John Carr.

.367
Carr, John....

.367 Swayze, C. L., location of Choclaw scrip, by, ap-
K.
Click, Henry..
.371 proved..

.368 Cobb, Ursula E. .371 Sykes, John J., payment 1o.

...366 Kate Wheeler, register to issue to ...........365

Craig, Elizabeth.

..372

T.
Kerbaugh, John, pension of ...

..371
Dade, A. M....

...369
L.
Darling, Nathan H.
...372 Taylor, Maria, title of, confirmed .

372 Dudley, Thomas.P.

.366

Thompson, Mary W., pension of...........369 Lacon, William, claim of, to be audited and paid,

Elliott, Asenath M.

..368 Todd, Bernard, payment to representatives of, 368 371 Gardener, Frances P..

.367

V. Lands, Public, acts respecting, in favor ofm

Gibson, Robert ......

.371 Alcott, S. S...

..: 366
Herring, Gardner ..

.371
Van Brunt, G. J., payment to...

...370 Allegheny Valley Railroad.

.369
Hughes, Cornelius.....

-.371 Visitation, Sisters of the, incorporated.......370 Belleview...

.368
Hutchinson, Thompson.

.367
Burlington..
.368

W.
Johnson, Joseph.
Chelsea.

.370
Jones, Elizabeth.

.367 Waln, S. Morris, duties to be refunded to...,371 Lånds, Public, act respecting, in favor of

Kerbaugh, John...

.368 Washington, The, relief of widowe and children of ! Cleveland, &c., Railroad.com...... ,360

Lomax, E. V.
.366, 369 those lost in.

.....367 Dubuque. i ovog

Mackay, Sarah D.

.368 Wells, Edmund, land warrant to issue to.....372 " Georgetown, &c., Railroad....

.368
McNeil, Elizabeth..

.366 Wells, Sally, land warrant to issue to.........372 Malıby, Jasper A............

.371
Miller, Henry...

..372 Wells, William H., land warrant to jasue to, 372 McFarland, William...........

• ,367
Monroe, Elizabeth.

1..372 Weston, Nathan, Jr., payment to........367 McKee, Colonel W, R....

.367
Norton, Betsey.

.372 Wigg, William Hazzard, settlement of claims Price, William G....

.372
Olmstead, Moses..
.372 of......

...372 Quinney, John W....

.367
Pearson, Mary.

...337 | Wilcoxon, Joseph M., land entries of, confirm*** Sackett's Harbor, &c., Railroad. .365, 366

Shade, Jacob, Jr...
..370 ed.

...368 St. Louis, &c., Railroad .....

..369
Simons, Maurice K.
.368 Williams, John, pension of.

..369 Swayze, C.L.....

Smith, Gilman.....

.372 Wingate, Jeremiah, land title of, confirmed...368 Taylor, Maria..

Sowards, Rosanna.:
.369 Wood, Charles, payment to.....

........367 wells, Edmund........

..372
Thomson, Mary W.

.369 Woodward, Mary, pension of..............372 Wells, Sally....

...372
Williams, John...

.369 || Worth, Margaret L., pension of...ord......366 Wells,. William H..

...372
Woodward, Mary:

1.372

Y.
Wilcoxon, Joseph M........

..368
Worth, Margaret Le...

.366 Wingate, Maria...

.368
Young, Jacob....
.367 Young, Jacob, pension of.....

..367

....370

.......369

.......368

..372

APPENDIX
TO THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE.

320 CONG..... 20 Sess.

Message of the President.

NEW SERIES.......No. 1.

This is the first pumber of the Appendix to the Con

within nine or ten years have been excluded from gressional Globe for the second seesion of the Thirty Second

presumptive ground for such prohibition, has been Congress. It will contain all the Messages of the President

waters to which they had free access for twenty- made the subject of a serious remonstrance at Maof the United States, the Reports of the Executive Depart- five years after the negotiation of the treaty. In drid; and I have no reason to doubt that due respect meuts, aud all the speeches of Members of Congress with- 1845 this exclusion was relaxed so far as concerns held by them for revision. All the Laws that may be

will be paid by the Government of her Catholic passed during the session will be published in the same form,

the Bay of Fundy, but the just and liberal inten. Majesty to the representations which our Minister so that they may be bound up with the Congressional Globe

tion of the Home Government, in compliance with || has been instructed to make on the subject. and Appendix.

what we think the true construction of the conven- It is but justice to the Captain General to add, Subscription price of the Congressional Globe and Ap

tion, to open all the other outer bays to our fish- that his conduct toward the steamers employed pendix and the Laws for this session, (payable in advance,) $3 00.

ermen, was abandoned, in consequence of the op- to carry the mails of the United States to Havana A sufficient number of copies will be printed to supply position of the colonies. Notwithstanding this, has, with the exceptions above alluded to, been all who may subscribe before the 15th of January.

ihe United States have, since the Bay of Fundy marked with kindness and liberality, and indicates was reopened to our fishermen, in 1845, pursued no general purpose of interfering with the com

the most liberal course toward the colonial fishing MESSAGE

mercial correspondence and intercourse between interests. By the revenue law of 1846, the duties the Island and this country. OF THE

on colonial fish entering our ports were very greatly Early in the present year official notes were rePRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

reduced, and by the warehousing act it is allowed il ceived from the Ministers of France and England, to be entered in bond without payment of duty. inviting the Government of the United States to

In this way colonial fish has acquired the monop- become a party with Great Britain and France to Fellow-Citizens of the Senate

oly of the export trade in our market, and is en- a tripartite convention, in virtue of which the and of the House of Representatives: tering to some extent into the home consumption. three Powers should severally and collectively The brief space which has elapsed since the These facts were among those which increased the disclaim, now and for the future, all intention to close of your last session has been marked by no sensibility of our fishing interest, at the movement obtain possession of the Island of Cuba, and extraordinary political event. The quadrennial | in question.

should bind themselves to discountenance all atelection of Chief Magistrate has passed off with These circumstances, and the incidents above tempts to that effect on the part of any Power or less than the usual excitement. However indi- | alluded to, have led me to think the moment favor- individual whatever. This invitation has been viduals and parties may have been disappointed able for a reconsideration of the entire subject of respectfully declined, for reasons which it would in the result, it is nevertheless a subject of national the fisheries, on the coasts of the British Provinces, occupy too much space in this communication to congratulation that the choice has been effected by with a view to place them upon a more liberal state in detail, but which led me to think that the the independent suffrages of a free people, undis-footing of reciprocal privilege. A willingness to proposed measure would be of doubtful constituturbed by those influences which in other coun- meet us in some arrangement of this kind is un- tionality, impolitic, and unavailing. I have, howtries have too often affected the purity of popular derstood to exist on the part of Great Britain, i ever, in common with several of my predecessors, elections.

with a desire on her part to include in one compre- || directed the Ministers of France and England to Our grateful thanks are due to an All-merciful hensive settlement, as well this subject as the com- be assured that the United States entertain no Providence, not only for staying the pestilence ! mercial intercourse between the United States and designs against Cuba; but that, on the contrary, which in different forms has desolated some of the British Provinces. I have thought that what- I should regard its incorporation into the Union our cities, but for crowning the labors of the hus- ever arrangements may be made on these two sub- at the present time as fraught with serious peril, bandman with an abundant harvest, and the na-jects, it is expedient that they should be embraced Were this Island comparatively destitute of intion generally with the blessings of peace and in separate conventions. The illness and death habitants, or occupied by a kindred race, I should prosperity.

of the late Secretary of State prevented the com- regard it, if voluntarily ceded by Spain, as a most Within a few weeks the public mind has been mencement of the contemplated negotiation. Pains desirable acquisition. But, under existing circumdeeply atfected by the death of Daniel Webster, have been taken to collect the information required stances, I should look upon its incorporation into filling at his decease the office of Secretary of State. for the details of such an arrangement. The sub- our Union as a very hazardous measure. It would His associates in the Executive Government have ject is attended with considerable difficulty. If it bring into the Confederacy a population of a difsincerely sympathized with his family and the is found practicable to come to an agreement mu. ferent national stock, speaking a different language, public generally on this mournful occasion. His || tually acceptable to the two parties, conventions and not likely to harmonize with the other memcommanding talents, his great political and pro- may be concluded in the course of the present bers. It would probably affect, in a prejudicial fessional eminence, his well-tried patriotism, and winter. The control of Congress over all the pro- manner, the industrial interests of the South; and his long and faithful services, in the most import- || visions of such an arrangement, affecting the rev- it might revive those conflicts of opinion between ant public trusts, have caused his death to be enue, will of course be reserved.

the different sections of the country, which lately lamented throughout the country, and have earned The affairs of Cuba formed a prominent topic in shook the Union to its center, and which have for him a lasting place in our history.

my last annual message. They remain in an un- been so happily compromised. In the course of the last summer considerable easy condition, and a feeling of alarm and irrita- The rejection by the Mexican Congress of the * anxiety was caused for a short time by an official tion on the part of the Cuban authorities appears convention which had been concluded between intimation from the Government of Great Britain to exist. This feeling has interfered with the reg- that Republic and the United ates, for the prothat orders had been given for the protection of ular commercial intercourse between the United tection of a transit way across the Isthmus of Tethe fisheries upon the coasts of the British Prov- States and the Island, and led to some acts of huantepec, and of the interests of those citizens of inces in North America against the alleged en- which we have a right to complain. But the Cap- | the United States who had become proprietors of croachments of the fishing vessels of the United tain General of Cuba is clothed with no power to the rights which Mexico had conferred on one of States and France. The shortness of this notice treat with foreign Governments, nor is he in any her own citizens in regard to that transit, has and the season of the year seemed to make it a degree under the control of the Spanish Minister thrown a serious obstacle in the way of the attainmatter of urgent imporiance. It was at first ap- at Washington. Any communication which he ment of a very desirable national object. I am prehended that an increased naval force had been may hold with an agent of a foreign Power is in- still willing to hope that the differences on the subordered to the fishing grounds to carry into effect formal and matter of courtesy. Anxious to put ject which exist, or may hereafter arise, between the British interpretation of those provisions in the an end to the existing inconveniences, (which ihe Governments, will be amicably adjusted. This convention of 1818, in reference to the true intent seemed to rest on a misconception,) I directed the subject, however, has already engaged the attenof which the two Governments differ. It was soon newly-appointed Minister to Mexico to visit Ha- tion of the Senate of the United States, and rediscovered that such was not the design of Great vana, on his way to Vera Cruz. He was respect- quires no further comment in this communication. Britain, and satisfactory explanations of the real fully received by the Captain General, who con- The settlement of the question respecting the objects of the measure have been given both here ferred with him freely on the recent occurrences; port of San Juan de Nicaragua, and of the controand in London.

but no permanent arrangement was effected. versy between the Republics of Costa Rica and The unadjusted difference, however, between In the mean time, the refusal of the Captain Gen- | Nicaragua, in regard to their boundaries, was conthe two Governments as to the interpretation of eral to allow passengers and the mail to be landed | sidered indispensable to the commencement of the the first article of the convention of 1818 is still a in certain cases, for a reason which does not fur- ship-canal between the two oceans, which was the matter of importance. American fishing vessels | nish, in the opinion of this Government even a good ll subject of the convention between the United

1

« PreviousContinue »