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Courts of the United States.

State of New York divided into two dis-
tricts,
III. 120
The District Court for the northern dis-
trict of New York to be holden by the
judges of said district together with
the judge of the southern district.
Either of the judges competent to hold
the court in the absence of the others,
III. 392
Sessions, when and where to be held, I.
75; III. 120, 392, 623; IV. 138; V. 295
District Court of Massachusetts:
Established,

I. 73

Regulation of sessions,
District Court of Pennsylvania:
Established,
Pennsylvania divided into two districts,
III. 462
Sessions, when and where to be held, I.
74; III. 598; IV. 153; V. 380
District Court of New Hampshire:
Established,

Regulation of sessions,
District Court of Kentucky:
Established,

I. 73
Jurisdiction abridged,
II. 420, 516
Sessions regulated, I. 74; II. 242, 516;
III. 742; IV. 11
District Court of South Carolina:
Established,
I. 73
Sessions, when and where to be held, I.
74; III. 426
South Carolina divided into two judicial
districts,
III. 726

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I. 73
I. 74; III. 773

District Court of Vermont:
Established,

I. 197

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Sessions regulated, I. 197, 335, 475, 517;
II. 166, 167; III. 258, 776
District Court of the District of Colum-
bia:
Established,
II. 166
Regulation of the sessions, II. 166, 390;
III. 576, 611

District Court of Rhode Island:
Established,
I. 128
Sessions, when and where to be held, I.
128; II. 273

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I. 73

I. 74

District Court of Ohio:

· Established,

II. 201
Sessions and jurisdiction of the court,
&c.,
II. 201, 202
Jurisdiction abridged,
II. 420
Terms of the court changed, II. 568;
IV. 18, 187; V. 488, 652
District Court of Virginia:
Established,
I. 73
Regulation of the sessions, I. 75; II.
165, 273; III. 112, 411, 540, 666, IV.
131, 184, 239; V. 61, 534, 547, 597,
652, 655

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Courts of the United States.
Jurisdiction abridged,

II. 420

Sessions established, I. 496; II. 165,
274; V. 249, 313, 392, 472, 610
Courts of Inquiry in the Army:
Courts-martial in the army, how com-
posed,

II. 367
Oaths of the officers-proceedings of the
court,

II. 368
II. 369

II. 370

Sentences of courts-martial,
Act of April 10, 1806, ch. 20,
Duties of the judge-advocate, II. 367, 370
Courts-martial for the trial of drafted

militia, how to be composed,
Proceedings of the court,
See Courts.

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III. 134, 135

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II. 50

II. 51
II. 51

When and by whom to be ordered, II. 51
Proceedings of courts of inquiry,
Proceedings, sentences, &c., .
Courts of territories.-See heads of the
respective territories of the United
States.

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Regulation of credits in accounts with
the United States,
I. 441, 512
Limitation of claims to credits from the
United States,
I. 245, 580
Credits for duties on merchandise im-
ported, I. 673; II. 316, 513; III. 469
Credits on sales of public lands abolish-
ed,
III. 566
Duties on all imported articles to be paid
in cash,
V. 561
Creek Indians.

Treaty with the Creeks. August 7, 1790,
VII. 35
Treaty with the Crecks. June 29, 1796,
Treaty with the Creeks.

VII. 56
June 16, 1802,
VII. 68
Convention with the Creeks, November
14, 1805,
VII. 96
Articles of agreement and capitulation
with the Creeks. August 9, 1814, VII. 120
Treaty with the Creeks. January 22,

VII. 171

1818,
Treaty with the Creeks.
1821,

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January 8,

VII. 215
the Creeks.

VII. 217
February

Articles of agreement with
January 8, 1821,
Convention with the Creeks.
12, 1825,
Treaty with the Creeks.
1826,
Supplementary article to the treaty with
the Creeks of Jan. 24, 1826. March
31, 1826,
VII. 283

VII. 237
January 24,

VII. 286

Creeks.

Articles of agreement with the
November 15, 1827,
VII. 307
Treaty with the Creeks. March 24,
1832,
VII. 366
Articles of agreement with the Creeks.
February 14, 1833,
VII. 417

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II. 40

Proceedings against persons committing
treason or felony within the jurisdic
tion of the United States, and taking
passage in foreign armed vessels in
ports and harbours of the United
States,
II. 33
Counterfeiting the current coins of the
United States,
Continuation of the act of June 5, 1794,
prohibiting violations of the neutrality
of the United States, without limitation
of time,
II. 54
Punishment of a person who shall cast
away a vessel at sea,
II. 290
Persons may be tried and punished for
crimes under the revenue laws in five
years from the time of commission, II. 290
Notes of decisions of the courts on the
acts of Congress punishing the destroy-
ing a vessel at sea,
II. 230
Crimes committed within the Indian
boundary,
III. 388

Crimes and Offences.

III. 388

III. 388

Jurisdiction given to certain courts for
the trial of crimes committed within
the Indian boundary,
Decisions of the courts of the United
States on the acts of Congress relating
to crimes committed in the Indian
boundary,
Punishment for exercising a commission
within the United States to serve a
foreign government,
III. 447
For enlisting any person within the ju-
risdiction of the United States to serve
III. 448
a foreign state,
Fitting out or arming vessels, or aug-
menting their force to serve against a
foreign state,
III. 448
An act more effectually to provide for the
punishment of certain crimes against
the United States, and for other pur-

·

IV. 115

poses,
Decisions on the 22d section of the act
punishing persons on the high seas
using a dangerous weapon with intent
to kill,
Decisions of the Supreme Court on the
9th section of the act punishing of
stealing from a vessel in distress,

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IV. 116

IV. 117

Decisions on the 10th section of the act
relating to forcing on shore any officer
or seaman of a vessel abroad, to leave
him in a foreign port,
Decisions of the Supreme Court on the
12th section of the act punishing ex-
tortion,
IV. 118
Decisions of the courts of the United
States on the 17th section of the act
punishing forging of treasury notes or
other public securities, IV. 119, 120
Persons convicted of a criminal offence
against the United States to be treated
as convicts of the state or territory in
which they are convicted, June 30,
1834,
IV. 739
Decisions of the courts of the United
States on the offence of revolt, IV. 775
Punishment of revolt and mutiny on
board of any American ship, March 3,
1835,
IV. 776
Punishment of endeavour to make a re-
volt,
IV. 776
Punishment of masters and other officers

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for maltreatment of the crew, IV. 776
Punishment for standing mute, IV. 777
The court may order sentence to be exe-
cuted in the house of correction, IV. 777
The collectors required to seize any
vessel, &c., which may be provided
for any military expedition into any
conterminous country at peace with
the United States, March 10, 1838,
(expired,)
V. 212
Vessels are to be seized when there is
reason to believe the same are des-
tined to be employed in any military
expedition against a conterminous
country at peace with the United
States,
V. 212
The District Court empowered to try all
cases coming under this act,

V. 213

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IV. 115

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Cultivation of the Vine and Olive.

An act to alter and amend "the act to
set apart and dispose of certain public
land, for the encouragement of the
cultivation of the vine and olive," Feb-
ruary 19, 1831,
IV. 444
Occupants of land set apart for the en-
couragement of the cultivation of the
vine and olive prior to October 31,
1832, authorized to purchase, Febru
ary 19, 1833,
IV. 611
Provision for other occupants and terms
of payments,
IV. 612
Cultivation of Tropical Plants.

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An act to encourage the introduction
and promote the cultivation of tropical
plants within the United States, July
7, 1838,
V. 302
Cumberland Road.

An act to lay out and make a road from
Cumberland, in Maryland, to the state
of Ohio, March 29, 1806, -
II. 357
Note of the acts which have been passed
relating to the Cumberland road. II. 357
Additional appropriation for the Cumber-
land road,-

II. 555
Addition to the act for laying out a road
from Cumberland, in Maryland, to the
State of Ohio,
II. 661
An act in addition to the act to regulate
the laying out and making a road from
Cumberland, in Maryland, to the State
of Ohio,
II. 730
Appropriation of 100,000 dollars for lay-
ing out and making the Cumberland
road, February 14, 1815,
III. 206
Further appropriations for the Cumber-
land road, April 14, 1818,
III. 428
An act for the continuation of the Cum-
berland road, March 3, 1825, IV. 128
The road to be continued on the right
bank of the Ohio to Zanesville, March
3, 1825,
IV. 128
An act for the preservation of the Cum-
berland road, March 2, 1827 IV. 228

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Currency.

Assent of Congress to an act of the lé-
gislature of Ohio, for the preservation
and repair of the Cumberland or Na-
tional road in Ohio, March 2, 1831, IV. 483
Decision of the Supreme Court in the

case of Neil, Moore and Co. v. The
State of Ohio, upon the construction of
the act of the legislature of Ohio relat-
ing to the Cumberland road, as to the
toll on the road,

Customs.

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Appropriations to carry into effect the
acts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and
Virginia, relating to the Cumberland
road,

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IV. 469

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The road to be surrendered to the states

through which it passes,
IV. 681
Appropriations for continuing the Cum-
berland road in Ohio, March 3, 1835,

IV. 483

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IV. 772

Appropriations to complete the road east
of the Ohio, and to carry into effect
the acts of Pennsylvania, Maryland,
and Virginia,
IV. 772
The money not to be expended until the
states have accepted the road, IV. 772
The line of the road between Springfield,

Ohio, and Richmond, Indiana, to be
re-examined,

IV. 772
The Cumberland road to be continued
in the States of Ohio, Indiana, and
Illinois, July 2, 1836, -
V. 71
Appropriations for continuing the Cum-
berland road in Ohio, Illinois, and
Indiana, May 25, 1838,
V. 328

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IV. 681

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See Mint of the United States-Coins of
the United States · Foreign Coins.


See also Index to vol. V.

IV. 681

Customs, Officers of the.

The books of the collector of the customs
to be delivered to his successor, I. 274
Officers of the customs restricted from

trading in the funded debt or in foreign
merchandise, (repealed,)
I. 67, 281
Collectors of the customs allowed to dis-
pose of their interest in the funds, &c.,
and restricted from importing goods
and merchandise, or owning, or being
the agent for others owning ships or
vessels,
I. 337
Collectors to keep accounts of their
emoluments and expenses, which are

to be laid before Congress annually, I. 417
Division of fees among collectors, &c., I. 503
Duties and powers of collectors of the
customs,

I. 627
On the decease of a collector of the eus-
toms, his duties and powers shall de-
volve on the officer next in authority,

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I. 627

I. 627

I. 627

İ. 627

Bribery of officers of the customs pun-
ished,.
Distribution of fees, fines, and forfeit-
ures incurred under the acts relating
to imports and tonnage,
Inspectors, weighers, measurers, and
gaugers to be employed and paid by
collectors of the customs,
Commissions on duties bonded to the
United States, on the death or resigna-
tion of a collector, to be equally di-
vided with his successor in office, I. 627
Bonds for duties to be deposited in bank
for collection,
II. 72
Suits against collectors in their official
character may be removed to the Cir-
cuit Courts of the United States, III. 233
Collectors and officers of the customs to

be appointed for four years, and to be
commissioned under seal,
III. 582
Officers of the customs to render, under
oath, an account of their fees and
emoluments,
III. 693
Secretary of the Treasury to limit and
fix the compensation of any deputy
of a collector, naval officer, or sur-
veyor,
III. 693
Officers of the customs taking unlawful
fees to be dismissed from office, and to
pay a fine,
III. 693
Bonds to be given by collectors, naval
officers, and surveyors, on entering into
office,
I. 627; V. 661

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Damages,

To be assessed by the courts in judg.
ments on bonds, &c.,
I. 82
On writs of error to the Supreme Court,
I. 85

Damages for Maritime Captures.

See Index to the Private Laws, vol. VI. 956
Damages to Property by the Indians.

See Index to the Private Laws, vol. VI. 956
Danish Consul at Tripoli.

Acknowledgment of Congress of the ser-
vices of the Danish consul at Tripoli,
April 10, 1806, -
II. 410

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VI. 160

Notes of decisions of the courts of the
United States on the priority of the
United States,

I. 263
Notes of decisions on the priority of the
United States in cases of insolvency, I. 263
Persons imprisoned for debt shall have

the privilege of jail-yards, -· I. 266
Allowance to debtors while imprisoned,

I. 266

insolvency,

Notes of the acts relating to imprison-
ment for debt,
I. 269
Discharge of insolvent debtors, I. 266, 482
Priority of the United States in cases of
I. 263, 515
Act of June 6, 1798,
I. 562
Priority of the United States in cases of
insolvency,
I. 263, 515, 674
An act for the relief of insolvent debtors
within the District of Columbia, II. 237
The provisions which require a year's
residence in the District of Columbia,
to entitle to relief under the act of
March 3, 1803, chap. 31, for the relief
of insolvent debtors in the District of
Columbia, repealed, -
III. 682
The Secretary of the Treasury author-
ized to sell lands assigned to the Uni-
ted States by insolvent debtors, May
26, 1824, -

IV. 51
An act for the relief of certain insolvent
debtors of the United States, March
2, 1831,
IV. 467
Notes of the acts passed for the relief
of insolvent debtors of the United
States,
IV. 467
An act in addition to an act, entitled
"An act for the relief of certain in-
solvent debtors of the United States,"
July 14, 1792, -
IV. 595

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I. 112

I. 113

I. 250

Debtors, Insolvent.

V. 597

Revival and amendment of the act of
March 2, 1831, chap. 62, and of act
of July 14, 1832, chap. 210, for the
relief of insolvent debtors of the Uni-
ted States, June 7, 1834,
IV. 676
The acts of March 2, 1831, chap. 62,
July 14, 1832, chap. 230, June 7, 1834,
chap. 45, extended for two years,
March 2, 1837, -
V. 154
An act to extend for a longer period the
several acts now in force for the relief
of insolvent debtors of the United
States, May 27, 1840,
V. 381
The acts for the relief of insolvent debt-
ors of the United States revived and
continued for three years, January 28,
1843,
Debts of the United States.
Destruction of certificates of public debt,
limitation of claims for,
I. 353
Acts for the relief of insolvent debtors,
I. 265, 370, 482
Limitation of claims on the United
States, I. 245, 353, 371, 410, 580
The President of the United States au-
thorized to borrow three millions four
hundred thousand dollars for the use
of the United States, May 7, 1800, II. 60
Appropriations of the loan,
II. 60
An act making provision for the redemp
tion of the whole of the public debt
of the United States, April 29, 1802,
(obsolete,)
Debt of eleven millions of dollars created
for the purpose of carrying into effect
the treaty with France by which
Louisiana was ceded to the United
States, Nov. 10, 1803,
II. 245
The President authorized to borrow two
millions of dollars towards the extra-
ordinary expenses of intercourse with
foreign nations,
- II. 349
Repeal of any of the acts which author-
ize the receipt of evidence of public
debt in payment for public lands, II. 405
An act supplementary to the act making
provision for the redemption of the
whole of the public debt of the United
States, February 11, 1807,
II. 415
Note of acts for the redemption of the
public debt,

II. 167

II. 415

Powers of the commissioners of the sink-
ing fund extended,
II. 551

An act authorizing a loan of money for
a sum not exceeding the amount of
the principal of the public debt, re-
imbursable during the year 1810, May
1, 1810,

II. 610
An act authorizing a loan of money for
a sum not exceeding five millions of
dollars, March 2, 1811, (obsolete,) II. 656
An act authorizing a loan not exceeding
eleven millions of dollars, March 14,
1811,

II. 694
Transfer of stock created under act of
November, 1803,
II. 771
An act authorizing a subscription for the
old six per cent. and deferred stocks,
and providing for an exchange of the
II. 783
same,

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