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III. 476

January

VII. 24
October

VII. 65

Articles supplementary to, and explana-
tory of, the Treaty with the Chicka-
saws of October 20, 1832. October 22,
1832,

VII. 388
Convention with the Chickasaws. May
24, 1824,
VII. 450

Treaties with the Republic of Chile, VIII.
434, 456

China.

An act providing the means of future
intercourse between the government
of the United States and China, V. 624
Chippewa Indians.
Construction of the treaty with the Chip-
pewa Indians, of January 23, 1838,

V. 680
Treaty with the Wyandots, Delawares,
Chippewas and Ottawas. January 25,
1785,
VII. 16
Treaty with the Wyandots, Ottawas,
Chippewas, Pottawatimies, and Sacs..
January 9, 1789,
VII. 28
Treaty with the Wyandots, Delawares,
Shawnees, Ottawas, Chippewas, Potta-
watimies, Miamies, Eel-Rivers, Weas,
Kickapoos, Piankeshaws, and Kaskas-
kias. August 3, 1795,
VII. 49
Treaty with the Wyandots, Ottawas,
Chippewas, Munsees, Delawares,
Shawnees, and Pottawatimies. July 4,
1805,

VII. 87

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Chippewa Indians.

Treaty with the Ottawas, Chippewas,
Wyandots, and Pottawatimies. No-
vember 17, 1807,

YII. 105

Treaty with the Chippewas, Ottawas,
Pottawatimies, Wyandots, and Shaw.
nees. November 25, 1808, VII. 112
Treaty with the Wyandots, Delawares,
Senecas, Shawnees, Miamies, Chip-
pewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatimies.
September 8, 1815,-
VII. 131
Treaty with the Ottawas, Chippewas, and
Pottawatimies. August 24, 1816, VII. I46
Treaty with the Wyandots, Senecas,
Delawares, Shawnees, Pottawatimies,
Ottawas, and Chippewas. September
29, 1817,

VII. 160
September

Treaty with the Chippewas.
24, 1819,
VII. 203
Treaty with the Chippewas. June 16,
1820,
VII. 206
Treaty with the Ottawas, Chippewas,
and Pottawatimies. August 29, 1821,
VII. 218

Treaty with the Sioux and Chippewas,
Sacs and Foxes, Menomonies, Iowas,
Sioux, Winnebagoes, and a portion of
the Ottawas, Chippewas, and Potta-
watimies. August 19, 1825, VII. 272
Treaty with the Chippewas. August 25,
1826,
VII. 290
Treaty with the Chippewas, Menomo-
nies, and Winnebagoes. August 11,
1827,
VII. 303
Articles of agreement with the Winne-

bagoes, Pottawatimies, Chippewas,
and Ottawas. August 25, 1828, VII. 315
Treaty with the Chippewas, Ottawas,
and Pottawatimies. July 29, 1829,
VII. 320
Treaty with the Chippewas, Ottawas,
and Pottawatimies. September 26,
1833,
VII. 431
Supplementary articles to the treaty with
the Chippewas, Ottawas, and Potta-
watimies, of September 26, 1833. Sep-
tember 27, 1833,
VII. 444
Treaty with the Ottawas and Chippewas.
March 28, 1836,
VII. 491
Treaty with the Swan Creek and Black
River Bands of Chippewas. May 9,
1836,
VII. 503
Treaty with the Saganaw tribe of the
Chippewas. January 14, 1837. VII. 528
Treaty with the Chippewas. July 29,
1837,
VII. 536
Treaty with the Saganaw Tribe of the
Chippewas. December 20, 1837, VII. 547
Treaty with the Chippewas of Saganaw.
January 23, 1838,
VII. 566
Supplementary articles to certain treaties
with the Saganaw Tribe of Chippewas.
February 7, 1839,
VII. 578
Treaty with the Chippewas. October 4,
1842,
Choctaw Indians.

VII. 591

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Treaty with the Choctaws.
1786,
Treaty with the Choctaws.
17, 1801,

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January 3,

VII. 21
December

VII. 66

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Citizenship.

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Treaty with the Choctaws.
1820,
Convention with the Choctaws. January
20, 1825,

VII. 234
Treaty with the Choctaws. September
27, 1830,

VII. 333

See Naturalization.

VII. 73
August 31,

VII. 80
November

VII. 98
October 24,

VII. 152

City of Washington.

October 18,

A citation to issue with a writ of error,
and to be left with the adverse party
twenty days before the meeting of the
Circuit Court, and thirty days before
the meeting of the Supreme Court, I. 84
Every judge signing a citation on a writ

of error, shall take good and sufficient
security that the plaintiff shall prose-
cute the writ of error, and answer all
costs and damages,
I. 85
The security on a writ of error which
shall not be a supersedeas, shall be for
costs only, -

I. 404

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VII. 210

Citizens of the United States on the Borders
of Texas.

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Persons formerly in the reputed limits

of the United States, but found, by
running the boundary line between the
United States and Texas, to be in
Texas, may remove, with all their pro-
perty, into the United States, V. 674

An act establishing the temporary and
permanent seat of government of the
United States,
I. 130, 214
A loan of three hundred thousand dol-
lars for the city of Washington au-
thorized,

I. 461
A loan of one hundred thousand dollars
to the city of Washington authorized,
I. 551
Board of commissioners of the city of
Washington abolished,
II. 175
Affairs of the city to be under the charge
of a superintendent to be appointed by
the President,
II. 175
Lots to be sold to pay the debt to Mary-
land,
II. 176
Canal from the Potomac to the Eastern
Branch,
II. 177
An act to incorporate the inhabitants of
the city of Washington,

II. 195
An act concerning the city of Washing-
ton,

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II. 235
II. 235

Superintendent, his salary,
Supplement to the act entitled, “An act
to incorporate the inhabitants of the
city of Washington, in the District of
Columbia,"
II. 254

City of Washington.

II. 297

A supplement to the act concerning the
city of Washington,
Allowance to the surveyor, II. 236, 298
Public buildings in the city of Washing-
II. 298
ton,
Proprietors of squares and lots in the

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city of Washington to have them di.
vided and admitted to record, II. 511
A company incorporated for opening a
canal, &c.,

II. 517

. II. 721

An act further to amend the charter of
the city of Washington,
Notes of decisions of the Supreme Court
on the provisions of the act incorporat-
ing the city of Washington which au-
thorize the laying of taxes,
II. 721
Notes of decisions of the Supreme Court
on the provisions of the charter which
authorize the drawing of lotteries, II. 726
The President authorized to lease any

II. 775

part of the reservations in the city of
Washington,
Appropriations for enclosing and im-
proving the public square near the
Capitol,
III. 324
Board of commissioners for the superin-
tendence of public buildings, abolish-
ed, and one commissioner to be ap-
III. 324
pointed,
The commissioner for the superintend-
ence of public buildings to sell parts
of the public reservations, III. 346
Buildings to be erected on the lots by the
III. 346
purchasers,
An act supplementary to the act entitled
"An act further to amend the charter
of the city of Washington," III. 485
Lots sold for taxes may be redeemed
within two years,
III. 485
Provisions relative to sales for taxes,
III. 485

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The act and supplementary act, incor-
porating the city of Washington, con.
tinued to March 3, 1821, (expired,)
III. 543

An act to incorporate the inhabitants of
the city of Washington, and to repeal
all acts heretofore passed for that pur-
III. 583
pose,
An act to authorize the corporation of
the city of Washington to drain the
low grounds on and near the public
reservations, and to improve and orna-
ment certain parts of said reservations,
• III. 691
Notes of decisions of the Supreme Court
on the claims to lots authorized to be
sold by this act,
III. 691
An act supplementary to the act to in-
corporate the city of Washington,
passed May 15, 1820, and for other
IV. 75
purposes,
Regulations of sales of property for
IV. 75
taxes,
An act supplementary to the act entitled
"An act to incorporate the inhabitants
of the city of Washington, and to re-
peal all acts heretofore passed for that
purpose," passed May 15, 1820, IV. 186
Purchase of the right of the Washing-

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See Embargo-Duties.

Clerks in the Departments of the Govern-

ment.

Additional clerks in the office of the
Third Auditor, and Second Comptrol-
ler, (expired,)
III. 540
An act authorizing the employment of
additional clerks, and certain messen-
gers and assistants, and other persons
in the several departments, May 26,
1824,
IV. 41
Employment and compensation of clerks
in the public offices, March 2, 1827, IV. 233
Compensation of clerks in the depart-

ments of the government, II. 396;
III. 445; IV. 233
Clerks in the office of the commissary-
general of subsistence,
IV. 780
Certain clerks to be continued in service,
May 2, 1840,

V. 409

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Payment of arrears to the clerks in the
custom-house at Philadelphia, V. 432
Additional clerks in the post-office de-
partment authorized, July 30, 1842,

V. 498

Clerks in the business of reservations for
the Indian tribes, May 18, 1842, V. 583
An additional clerk in the office of the

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Clerks in the Departments of the Govern-
ment.

Second Auditor to be continued until
30th June, 1844,
V. 650
The clerks in the business of reserva-
tions and grants under Indian treaties
to be continued until otherwise direct-
ed by Congress,
V. 718
The Secretary of the Treasury may
transfer three clerks for arranging sta-
tistical information relative to agricul
ture, manufactures, domestic trade,
&c., June 18, 1844, -
V. 719
Certain clerks and officers continued in
the service of the United States, V. 764
Clerks of Courts.

The Supreme and District Courts to ap-
point clerks,
1. 76
Clerks of the District Courts to be clerks
of the Circuit Courts, -
I. 76
Oaths of clerks of the Circuit Courts,

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Clerks of the Circuit Courts to give
bonds, &c., -

I. 76
Notes of decisions as to clerks of the Cir-
cuit Courts,

I. 76
Fees of clerks of courts,-
I. 217, 277
Clerks of the District and Circuit Courts,
in the absence of the judges, to take
recognisance of bail de bene esse, and
to administer oaths,
Clerks of the Supreme and Circuit Courts
may frame and issue writs of error,

I. 278

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I. 278

Compensation of the clerks of the Su-
preme, Circuit, and District Courts,
I. 625
Compensation for services of clerks of
the courts of the United States, where
no provision for such services has been
made by law,
I. 625
Clerks of the Circuit and District Courts,
their compensation, (repealed,) - II. 133
Repeal of the act of April 18, 1814, chap.
79, which lessens the compensation of
clerks of the courts of the United
States,
IV. 8
See Index to the Private Laws, vol. VI. 955
Coasting Trade.

Act of September 1, 1789, (obsolete,) I. 55
Act of September 21, 1789, (obsolete,) I. 94
Act of December 31, 1792,
I. 287
License and enrolment of ships and ves-

sels engaged in the coasting trade, I. 305
Act of March 2, 1795,
I. 426
An act supplementary to the acts con-
cerning the coasting trade, - III. 492
Notes of the acts relating to the coasting
trade,
III. 492
The sea-coast and navigable rivers of
the United States divided into two
districts,
III. 493
Regulations of the coasting trade, III. 493
Surveyors to be authorized to enrol and

license coasting and fishing vessels in
like manner as collectors, - IV. 373
License and enrolment of vessels of the
United States engaged in the coasting
trade,
IV. 487
Fees on vessels of the United States, IV. 487

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Gold and silver coins,
Copper coins,

A code of laws for the District of Colum-
bia to be prepared,

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II. 413

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John Vaughan to be paid for difference
in coinage of silver,

III. 425

III. 425

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III. 323

I. 215

I. 246-248

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Estimation of foreign coins at the cus-
tom-house,
I. 673
The second section of the act for regu-
lating foreign coins, passed August 6,
1790, which directs that certain fo-
reign coins shall cease to be a legal
tender, suspended, (obsolete,)
II. 173
Foreign coins, - II. 168, 300, 539; II. 374
An act regulating the currency of fo-

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reign coins in the United States, II. 374
Notes of the acts of Congress relative to
foreign coins,
II. 374
Mode of estimating certain foreign coins,
and of making out invoices in certain
II. 121; III. 322
Assays of gold and silver coins to be

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made,

III. 322
An act to continue in force an act regu-
lating the currency, within the United
States, of the gold coins of Great Bri-
tain, France, Portugal, and Spain, and
the crowns of France and five franc
pieces, (expired,)
- III. 525
The act of April 29, 1816, chap. 139, re-
lating to the currency of certain foreign
coins within the United States, conti-
nued in force for two years, III. 645
The act of April 29, 1816, chap. 139,
continued in force for four years, (ex-
pired,)
in. 777

Collection Districts.
New Hampshire,
Massachusetts,
Rhode Island,
New York,

Vermont,

New Jersey,
Pennsylvania,
Maryland,

Virginia,
North Carolina,
South Carolina,
Georgia,

Kentucky,

Tennessee,

Northwestern Territory,

District of Kennebunk,

Lynn annexed to New London,
District of Bristol,

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South Tennessee,

I. 639

Ports of entry to be ports of delivery, I. 639
Ports to which unlading is restricted, I. 639
Vessels bound to certain ports of delive-

ry shall first come to at the port of
entry-exceptions,
I. 640, 644

II. 68

II. 68
II. 101

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Districts of Massac in Ohio, and Pal-
myra in Tennessee,

District of Bermuda Hundred,

City Point,

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Collection districts established,

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Beaufort in North Carolina,
Passamaquoddy,
Easton, -
Tiverton,

A new collection district on Lake Onta-
rio,

Cambridge, Massachusetts, made a port
of delivery,

Collection district of Buffalo Creek,
Collection district of Miami,

Collection district of Erie,

Roxbury, Massachusetts, made a port of
delivery,

II. 349
Town of Jersey made a port of delivery,
II. 355

All the shores and waters of the Ohio
and its branches, and of the Missis-
sippi and its branches, added to the
district of Mississippi, (obsolete,) II. 418
Biddeford, Pepperelborough, and New
Bedford,
II. 101, 451
Saco, Massachusetts,
II. 451
Plymouth, North Carolina, made a port
of entry,

II. 497
Name of district of Nanjemoi changed
to St. Mary's,
II. 497
Augusta, Maine, made a port of de-
livery,
II. 497
Districts of Mumphrey Magog, Oswe
gatchie, and White Mountains, estab-
lished,
II. 655
Part of the state of New Jersey annex-
ed to the district of New York, II. 657
Collection district of Niagara, II. 657
Cape St. Vincent, in the district of Sack-
ett's Harbour, made a port of entry,
II. 657
Districts of Sandusky and Teche, II. 657
The collector of the district of Bruns-
wick to reside at Darien,
III. 408

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I. 629

I. 630

I. 631

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I. 633

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II. 108

II. 182

II. 228

II. 228

II. 228
II. 228

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II. 310

II. 336

II. 336

II. 336

Collection Districts.

Darien to be the sole port of entry, &c.,

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District of Erie to be called the district
of Cuyahoga,

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III. 425
The port of delivery at the mouth of
Slade's creek to cease,
III. 431
Port at Cape St. Vincent established, III. 433
Bath, Massachusetts, made a port of
entry,
III. 464
Belfast, Maine, made a port of entry, III. 464
District of Pearl river established, III. 617
Portland made a port of entry,
III. 642
Salary to the collectors of Nantucket
and Pensacola, May 26, 1824, IV. 43
The cities of Hudson and Troy, in New

York, Bowdoinham, in Maine, and
Fairport, in Ohio, made ports of de-
livery, and the port of delivery at
Tapsham, Maine, abolished, March 3,
1825,
IV. 127

Castine, in the state of Maine, made a
port of entry, March 3, 1825, IV. 133
The collector of Burlington, New Jersey,
shall reside at Lamberton, March 31,
1830,
IV. 392
A port of delivery at port Ponchartrain
and Delaware City established, March
2, 1831,
IV. 475
A collection district at St. John's in

IV. 476
Prospect, in the district of Belfast, in

Florida, established,

IV. 476

Maine, a port of delivery,
Kennebunk and Middletown, in the state
of Connecticut, made ports of entry,

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III. 408

IV. 576

The collection district at Key West ex-
tended, July 13, 1832,
Proviso in the 3d section of the act of
May 7, 1822, ch. 62, repealed as to
Key West,
IV. 576
Annual pay of the collector of Teche,
June 30, 1834,

IV. 711
The collection district of Dreighton, in
Massachusetts, changed to Fall river,
February 13, 1837,

V. 146

The collection district of Vicksburg es-
tablished and Vicksburg made a port
of entry, July 7, 1838,
V. 287
Grand Gulf made a port of delivery
with the port of Natchez,
V. 287
The collector of the district of Fairfield
may reside at Fairfield or Bridgeport,
June 4, 1842,

The ports of Stonington, Mystic river,
and Pawcatuck, made collection dis-
tricts, August 2, 1842,

Part of the town of Tiverton on Orleans
Island annexed to the collection district
of Fall river, August 9, 1842, V. 504
Construction of the act of August 3,
1842, chap. 120, to constitute the ports
of Stonington, Mystic river, and Paw.
catuck river, a collection district, Au-
gust 16, 1842,

V. 506

An act to extend the collection district
of Wiscassett, August 31, 1842,
The act of 31st August, 1842, chap.
281, to extend the collection district
of Wiscassett, repealed, March 3, 1843,

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IV. 476

V. 489

V. 499

V. 578

V. 612

Collection Districts.

Certain collection districts abolished and
annexed to other districts, -
V. 664

Collectors of the Customs.

Duties of the collectors of the customs;
act of March 2, 1799, chap. 22, sec-
tions 21, 22, 33, 36, 65, 69, 108, I.

642-704
An act further to provide for the collec-
tion of duties on imports and tonnage,

III. 231

An act to continue in force an act enti-
tled, "An act further to provide for the
collection of duties on imports and
tonnage,"
. III. 396
An act to provide for obtaining accurate
statements of the foreign commerce
of the United States,

III. 541
Term of office of collectors limited to
four years,
III. 582

An act further to regulate the entry of
merchandise imported into the United
States from any adjacent territory,

III. 616
An act in addition to the act concerning
navigation, and also to authorize the
appointment of deputy collectors, III. 681
An act further to establish the compen-
sation of officers of the customs, and
to alter certain collection districts, and
for other purposes, May 7, 1822, III. 693
Compensation of collectors of the cus-

toms, I. 29, 44, 171, 477, 502, 592, 706;
II. 72, 172; III. 306, 368; IV. 771;
V. 264, 432

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District or territory of ten miles square,
on the Potomac, to be located as the
permanent seat of the Government of
the United States. Act of July 6, 1790,
I. 130
President to appoint commissioners for
locating the same, who may accept
grants of lands,
I. 130
In December, 1800, the seat of the Gov-
ernment to be removed to the district

IV. 515
VIII. 306

VI. 751

I 130
I. 214

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