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France.

See Foreign Intercourse.-France, Trea-
ties with, also Index to the Private
Laws.

France, Treaties with.

Treaty of Alliance with His Most Chris-

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tian Majesty, February 6, 1778, VIII.
Treaty of Amity and Commerce be-

tween the United States of America
and his Most Christian Majesty, Feb-
ruary 6, 1778,
Convention between his Most Christian
Majesty and the United States of
America, November 14, 1788,
Convention between the French Repub-
lic and the United States, September
30, 1800,
Treaty between the United States of
America and the French Republic,
April 30, 1803,

VIII. 200

VIII. 206

Convention between the United States
of America and the French Republic,
April 30, 1803,
Convention between the United States
and the French Republic, April 30,
1803,
VIII. 208
Convention of Navigation and Com-
merce between the United States of
America and his Majesty the King
of France and Navarre, June 24, 1822,
VIII. 278

Convention with France, July 4, 1831,
VIII. 430

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VIII. 12

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VIII. 106

Franking privilege granted, I. 237, 361, 569
Privilege extended to William Henry
Harrison, delegate from the North-
western Territory,

To John Adams,
To any person admitted as a delegate
from a territory,

To Thomas Jefferson,

VIII. 178

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II. 88
II. 102

II. 130
II. 526, 552

The speaker of the House of Representa-
tives authorized to frank letters, &c.,
April 3, 1828, .
Franking privilege to Charles Carroll,

IV. 321

of Carrollton,
Limitation of the franking privilege, V. 730
See Postage-Post-Office-Public Docu-
ments- -Public Departments.

IV. 320

An act for the punishment of frauds
committed on the government of the
United States, March 3, 1823,- III. 771
Forging or uttering forged papers to ob-
tain any sum of money from the Uni-
ted States,
III. 772
Persons knowingly having fraudulent
papers,
III. 772
The courts of the several states not to be

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Fugitives from Justice.

Regulation of trade on the frontiers, I.
701, 702; II. 182, 253; III. 616, 781.
Frontiers, Defence of.

An act to authorise the President to
raise mounted volunteers for the de-
fence of the frontiers,
IV. 533
An act to provide for the more perfect
defence of the frontiers,

IV. 652
An act to regulate trade and intercourse
with the Indian tribes, and preserve
peace on the frontiers,
IV. 729
An act to provide for the better protec-
tion of the western frontier,
See Coasting Trade.

V. 67

Fugitives from Labour.

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An act respecting fugitives from justice,
and persons escaping from the service
of their masters,
Notes of decisions in the courts of the
United States,

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Galleys.

III. 772

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Act of February 12, 1793,

I. 302

Notes of decisions in the courts of the
United States,
I. 302

Fugitives in the District of Columbia.
Fugitives from justice or labour in the
District of Columbia to be delivered
up by the Chief Justice of the District,
II. 116

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I. 302

I. 302

The President authorized to build and
fit out a number of small vessels, to

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be equipped as galleys,
Galliopolis.

An act authorizing a grant of land to the
French inhabitants of Galliopolis, I. 442
Repeal of the fourth section of the act,
II. 350
Part of the act granting land to French
inhabitants of Galliopolis repealed, VI. 59
Gamble and Stansbury, Lieutenants.

A silver medal to be presented to their
representatives,
III. 245
Gardner Lyceum.

I. 556, 569

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Public Journals of the Senate and House
of Representatives to be presented to
the Gardner Lyceum, Maine, IV. 136

Gaugers, and other Officers of the Customs.

Rules for their government,

General Land Office.

Georgetown.

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An act for the establishment of a gene-
ral land office in the department of
the treasury, April 25, 1812, II. 716
The General Land Office reorganized,
July 4, 1836,

Office of the Solicitor of the Land Office
abolished; his duties to be performed
by the Receiver, or such other person
in the Land Office as the Commis-
sioner of the Land Office may direct,
June 12, 1844,

The clerks in the General Land Office to.

be reduced,
See Commissioner of the General Land
Office.

I. 642, 681

George Washington.

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V. 107

V. 662

Charter of Georgetown amended, March
3, 1809,

V. 764

II. 537

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The Georgetown Potomac Bridge Com-
pany authorized to borrow money, II. 648
An act concerning Georgetown, III.
An act to extend the limits of George-
town, in the District of Columbia,
March 3, 1826,
Charter of Georgetown, in the District
of Columbia, amended, May 20, 1826,

IV. 140

IV. 182

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II. 356

The levy court of Washington county
not to lay a tax within the corporation
of Georgetown,
The corporation of Georgetown to lay

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taxes,

The charter of Georgetown amended,
May 31, 1830,

An act to extend the limits of George-
town, in the District of Columbia,
May 25, 1832,

IV. 517
The corporation of Georgetown empow
ered to receive fines and forfeitures
imposed under the charter, August 19,
1841,

V. 449
An act to extend the jurisdiction of the
corporation of Georgetown, July 27,
1842,

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V. 497
See Columbia, District of — also the In-
dex to the Private Laws, Vol. VI.
Georgetown College

May confer degrees,

IV. 182

IV. 182

IV. 426

VI. 152

Expenses incurred in doing honour to
the memory of George Washington,
under the direction of the joint com-
mittee of Congress, to be paid, II. 83
Resolution that a marble monument be
erected in the capitol at Washington,

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Representatives under the Constitution
of the United States,

I. 11
Assent of Congress to acts of the legisla
ture of Georgia, - I. 184-189, 243
Representatives under the first census, I. 253
Representatives in Congress under the
second census,
Circuit Court in Georgia,
Representatives in Congress according
to the third census,

II. 128

II. 471

II. 669

Payment of claims of Georgia for com-
promise of Yazoo lands, III. 116, 192
A sum to be paid to Georgia, equal to
the amount of Mississippi stock re-
ceived for lands,
III. 359
Representatives according to the fourth

III. 651

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census,

Appropriation to indemnify Georgia for
Creek depredations, -
III. 688
Appropriations for negotiating treaties
for all lands claimed by the Indians,
and lying within the State of Georgia,
III. 561, 688; IV. 36, 94
The line between Florida and Georgia
to be run and marked, May 4, 1826,
IV. 157
The session of the Circuit Court of
Georgia to commence on the fourth
Monday in November, annually, IV. 160
Additional appropriations for indemnify-
ing citizens of Georgia for Creek
depredations,
IV. 36, 93, 187
The Circuit Court for Georgia to be held
at Milledgeville in November, and at
Savannah in May, January 21, 1829,
IV. 331
Representatives in Congress according
to the fifth census,
IV. 516
Re-appropriation for the payment of the
Georgia militia, June 19, 1834, IV. 680
An act to carry into full effect the fourth
article of the treaty of January 8, 1821,
with the Creek nation of Indians, so
far as relates to the claims of citizens
of Georgia against the Indians, prior
to 1802, June 30, 1834,
IV. 721
Representatives in Congress according
to the sixth census,
V. 491
Appropriation to indemnify the state of
Georgia for the services of her militia,
called out to suppress Indian hostili-
ties, August 11, 1842,
V. 504
Payment of the militia of Georgia, Au-
gust 11, 1842,

V. 504
Payment of seven companies of Georgia
militia for services rendered in 1840
and 1841, February 4, 1843, V. 598
Time of holding the Circuit Court in
Georgia,
V. 731
See Courts.

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Notes of decisions,
I. 12, 13
Judicial powers. Constitution of the

United States,

I. 17

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Notes of decisions,
Amendments of the Constitution of the

United States,

Elections of President and Vice-Presi-
dent of the United States,
I. 16, 22
An act relative to the election of a Presi-
dent and Vice-President of the United
States, and declaring the officer who
shall act as President in case of vacan-
cies in the offices as President or Vice-
President,
I. 239
An act to make further provision for the
removal and accommodation of the go-
vernment of the United States, April
24, 1800,
II. 55
Offices to be removed to Washington, II. 55
Furniture for the President's house, II. 55
Furniture for the capitol,
II. 55
II. 55

Footways in Washington,
Purchase of books for the library of Con-

gress,
See President of the United States—Con-
gress-Courts Judiciary.
Government, permanent Seat of.

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I. 18

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I. 21

A district on the river Potomac accepted
by Congress for a permanent seat of
government,
I. 130
Provisions for the removal of the public
offices,
I. 130
Public buildings to be erected on the
Maryland side of the Potomac, I. 214
Alexandria included in the district, I. 214
In case of contagious or epidemic dis-
ease, the President may direct the re-
moval of the public offices, . I. 620

II. 56

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Great Britain, Treaties with.

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Provisions for carrying into effect the
treaty of November 19, 1794, - I. 459
Agents appointed to protect the interests
of the United States, under the treaty
of November 19, 1794,
I. 523
Prohibition suspended till July 1, 1807,
and authority given to the President to
suspend the prohibition for a further
time,
II. 411
Importation of certain articles from Great
Britain prohibited,
II. 379, 469
Public armed vessels of Great Britain
forbidden to enter the ports of the
United States, and all intercourse for-
II. 605
bidden,
Provision for the admission of vessels of
Great Britain, and for intercourse, on
the repeal of edicts against the trade
of the United States,
- II. 605
Resolution of Congress, declaring their
approval of the conduct of the Presi-
dent, in refusing to hold further inter-
course with Francis J. Jackson, British
minister,
II. 612
Ships and cargoes of the United States,
owned by citizens of the United States,
having left British ports prior to Feb-
ruary 2, 1811, not liable to seizure, II. 651
War declared against Great Britain, II. 755
Penalties for trading under British li-
II. 778; III. 84
All acts prohibiting the importation of
British goods repealed,
III. 123
An act to regulate trade in plaster of
III. 361
Paris,
Discriminating duties on British vessels,
III. 255, 377, 465
Intercourse with the colonies of Great
Britain,
III. 432, 602, 740
Privateering authorized; regulations of
privateers,
III. 759
See Great Britain, Treaties with — Fo-
reign Intercourse-Non.Intercourse-
Non-Importation.

censes,

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V. 665

V. 665

Provisional articles between the United
States of America and his Britannic
Majesty. November 30, 1782, VIII. 54
Armistice, declaring a cessation of hos-
tilities between the United States and
Great Britain. January 30, 1783, VIII. 58
Definitive treaty of peace between the
United States of America and his Bri-
tannic Majesty. September 3, 1783,
VIII. 80

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Habeas Corpus.

corpus, when necessary to the exercise
of their respective jurisdictions, and
agreeably to the principles of law,
I. 81, 82

Power of issuing writs of habeas corpus
given to the justices of the Supreme
Court, and judges of the District Court,
I. 81, 82
Writ not to issue for persons committed
for trial under the laws of the United
States,
I. 81, 82
Seamen shall not be discharged by habeas
corpus, who shall not proceed to sea,
until payment of costs and the wages
which have been advanced, -
I. 132
The justices of the Supreme Court, or
the judge of any District Court, may
issue writs of habeas corpus in certain
cases,

Hague.

IV. 634
The justices of the Supreme Court em-
powered to grant writs of habeas corpus
when subjects of foreign states are in
custody under process of the courts of
the United States, or any court of a
state, -

V. 539
If a prisoner be entitled to his discharge,
he shall be discharged forthwith, V. 539
Proceedings against the prisoner in state
courts to be stayed until final judg-
ment, -
V. 540

Half-Pay.

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A house and lot belonging to the United
States at the Hague, in Holland, to be
sold, -
IV. 169

See Pensions.

Hamburg.

See Crimes.

Hanover.

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The act of 1818, chap. 185, relating to
discriminating duties, extended to ves-
sels of Hamburg, March 3, 1819, III. 510
All discriminating duties against Ham-
burg suspended,

IV. 2
Certain duties collected on vessels of
Hamburg, refunded, -
See Discriminating Duties.

IV. 228

Hanging.

Hanseatic Republics.

Treaty with the King of Hanover, May
20, 1840,
VIII. 534

Convention of friendship, commerce and
navigation, between the United States
of America and the free Hanseatic
Republics of Lubeck, Bremen, and
Hamburg. December 20, 1827, VIII. 366
Additional article to the convention of
friendship, commerce, and navigation,
concluded at Washington, on the 20th
day of December, 1827, between the
United States of America and the
Hanseatic Republics of Lubeck, Bre-
men, and Hamburg. June 4, 1828,
VIII. 386

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An act making appropriations for deep-
ening the channel into the harbour of
Presque Isle, and for repairing Ply.
mouth Beach, May 26, 1824, - IV. 38
An act for improving certain harbours
and the navigation of certain rivers
and creeks, and for authorizing sur-
veys to be made of certain bays, sounds,
and rivers therein mentioned, May 20,
1826,

IV. 174

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The improvement of certain harbours,
the building of piers, &c., authorized,
March 2, 1827,
IV. 228
Additional appropriations for completing
and repairing piers, and for the im
provement of certain harbours, and of
the navigation of certain rivers, March
3, 1829,
Additional appropriations for improving
certain harbours, and removing ob-
structions at the mouths of certain
rivers, April 23, 1830, (obsolete,) IV. 394
Appropriations for the improvement of

IV. 363

certain harbours, and removing ob-
structions in the mouths of certain
rivers, March 2, 1831,
IV. 459
Supplement to the act of May 23, 1828,
chap. 75, granting certain lands in
Alabama for the improvement of the
Tennessee, Coosa, Cahaba, and Black
Warrior, July 14, 1831,
IV. 604
Plan for the improvement of the Tennes-
see river may be altered by the State
of Alabama,

IV. 605

Appropriations for the improvement of
certain rivers in Florida and Michi-
gan, March 2, 1833,
IV. 645

An act making appropriations for carry-
ing on certain works heretofore com-
menced for the improvement of har-
bours and rivers, and also for continu-
ing and repairing the Cumberland
road and certain territorial roads,
March 2, 1833,
IV. 648
Appropriations for the improvement of
harbours and rivers in 1834, June 28,
1834,
IV. 702
Appropriations for the improvement of
the Hudson river, June 30, 1834, IV. 724
Appropriations for roads and harbours in

Florida, June 30, 1834,
IV. 728
Appropriations for the Delaware break-
water, and for the improvement of
certain harbours and rivers, March 3,
1835,
IV. 753
The State of Alabama may impose tolls
on the canal around the Muscle or Col-
bert's shoals,
V. 57
Repeal of the second section of the act
of May 23, 1828, preventing the State
of Alabama selling at a price less than
the minimum price of public lands, the
residue of the lands granted for the

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I. 133

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Harbours and Rivers.

improvement of the Tennessee, Coosa,
and other rivers, June 23, 1836, V. 57
Appropriations for harbours and rivers,
July 2, 1836,
- V. 67
Appropriations for the improvement of
certain harbours for the year 1836,
July 4, 1836,
V. 128
An act to provide for certain harbours,
and for the removal of obstructions in
and at the mouths of certain rivers,
and for other purposes, during the year
1837, March 3, 1837, -
V. 187
An act to provide for certain harbours,
and for the removal of obstructions in
and at the mouths of certain rivers,
and for other purposes, for the year
1838, July 7, 1838,
V. 268
Examination and survey with a view to
the establishment of a naval depôt at
Memphis, March 3, 1843,
V. 626
Appropriations for the improvement of
certain harbours and rivers, June 11,
1844,
V. 661
Improvement of Grant river, Wisconsin,

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V. 663

Appropriations for improvements on the
western shore of Lake Michigan, V. 668
Appropriations for the improvement of
the harbour at Racine, to be expended
under the direction of the Secretary of
War,
- V. 668
Harbour Defence.

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