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Harbouring or Concealing Seamen.

Penalty for harbouring or concealing
runaway seamen,

I. 133
Harbouring Thieves or Pirates.

See Crimes.
Harbours and Rivers.

An act making appropriations for deep-

ening the channel into the harbour of
Presque Isle, and for repairing Ply-

mouth Beach, May 26, 1924, . 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
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,

IV, 363
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
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

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,

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.

A number of barges to be built for har.

bour defence, (obsolete,) . III. 3
The President authorized to cause to be

built floating batteries for the defence
of the harbours of the United States,
(obsolete)

. III. 104
Hard Labour.

Persons accessary to robbing the mail to

be confined at hard labour, IV. 109
Persons convicted of arson shall be fined

and imprisoned at hard labour, · IV. 115
Harrison, Major General, and Governor Shelby.

The thanks of Congress, for their gal-

lantry and conduct at the battle of the
Thames, to be presented to Major-Ge-
neral Harrison and Governor Shelby,
and to their officers and men; and

medals to be struck, &c., - . III. 476
Harrison, Mrs.

Appropriation for Mrs. Harrison, widow

of the late President of the United
States, June 30, 1841,

V. 437
Letters and packages to and from Mrs.

Harrison to be free of postage, Septem-
ber 9, 1841,

V. 461, 739
Harrison, William Henry.

Appropriation for the expenses of the
funeral of William Henry Harrison,
late President of the United States,
September 1, 1841,

V, 451
A resolution manifesting the sensibility

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

of Congress upon the event of the
death of William Henry Harrison, late
President of the United States, July
14, 1841,

V. 466

.

Health Laws.

Humiliation and Prayer.
Quarantine laws of the States to be en.

Resolutions requesting the President to
forced,

I. 474 recommend a day of humiliation and
An ct respecting quarantine and health

prayer,

II. 786; III. 248
laws,

I. 619

Hydrometer.
Highways.

Secretary of the Treasury authorized to
All navigable rivers within the territories

adopt a new hydrometer for ascertain.
of the United States, within the boun.

ing the proof of liquors,

IV. 79
daries of the public lands disposed of

Illinois Territory.
under the act of May 18, 1796, shall
be highways,

I. 468 An act for granting lands to the inhabit.
Act of June 1, 1796,

I. 491

ants and settlers at Vincennes, and in
the Illinois country, &c.,

I. 221
Hispaniola.

The Illinois territory formed out of part
See St. Domingo.

of the territory of Indiana, II. 514
* Home Squadron of the Navy.

Organization of the government of the
Illinois territory,

II. 514
Appropriation for the pay, subsistence,

Kaskaskia to be the seat of government,
&c., of a home squadron, August 1,

II. 516
1841,

V. 438

The authority of the commissioners of
Kaskaskia continued,

II. 517
Hornet, Officers and Crew of the.
Prize-money allowed to them, III. 4

The right of suffrage in the Illinois ter-
ritory extended,

II. 741
Horses, g-c., lost.

Elections regulated,

II. 741
Horses owned by militia-men or volun-

Apportionment of representatives in the

,
teers, and lost whilst in the service of

II. 741

Notes of acts relating to the Illinois ter.
the United States, to be paid for, I. 463;
IV. 613, 726; V. 142
ritory,

II. 741
See Index to the Private Laws.

An act confirming certain claims to land

in the Illinois territory, and providing
Hospitals, Navy and Marine.

for their location,

III. 125

Act amended and extended, III, 218
Hospitals to be erected from funds ob-
tained from the wages of seamen,

I. 606

Western boundary of Illinois territory to

include all the islands of the Missis.
An act establishing navy hospitals, II. 650
An act inaking an appropriation for the

sippi between the middle and eastern

margin,
IV. 304

III. 218
navy hospital fund,
An act for the relief of the navy hospital

Regulations as to the location of land,

III. 218
fund,

IV. 360
An act to provide for completing the

Organization of the courts of the United
navy hospital at Norfolk, and the na-

States in the Illinois territory, (obso.
lete,)

III. 237
val asylum at Philadelphia, &c., IV. 570
An act for the regulation of the navy

Further time given for perfecting pre-
and privateer pension and navy hospi.

emption rights, and making entries of
tal funds, -

IV. 572
land,

III. 307, 308
Appropriation for hospitals and hospital

Persons whose claims are perfected to
stores,

IV. 725

receive certificates to that effect, III. 308
An act making appropriations for cer.

A new land district north of the district
tain sites for marine hospitals therein

of Kaskaskia to be established, III. 323
mentioned,

V. 546 Administration of justice in the Illinois
An act to provide for the erection of a

territory, (obsolete,) -

III. 327
marine hospital at Key West, in the

Paymaster-General authorized to pay cer.
territory of Florida,

V. 670
tain officers of the territory of Illinois,

III. 399
See Appropriations-Navy.

People of the territory of Illinois author.
Hostililies.

ized to form a constitution and State
Piratical,
· I. 113 government,

III. 428

Propositions offered to the convention,
House of Refuge in New York.

III. 430
Proceedings against suspended, IV. 430 Illinois, State of.

An act to provide for the execution of
House of Representatives.

the laws of the United States in the
Evidence in contested elections, how to

State of Illinois,

III, 502
be taken,

II. 39 Lands granted to the State of Illinois for
See Apportionment of Representatives-

the seat of government,

III. 525
Congress-Compensation.

Resolution declaring the admission of

the State of Illinois into the Union, III. 536
Hull, Captain, and others.

Three per cent. of the nett proceeds from
Resolution relative to the brilliant

the sales of public lands in Illinois to
achievements of Captains Hull, Deca-

be applied to the encouragement of
tur, Jones, and Lieutenant Elliott, II. 830 learning, -

III. 610

Illinois, State of.

An account of the appropriation to be

annually transmitted to the Secretary
of the Treasury,

III. 610
The four sections of land selected by the

commissioners for the seat of govern.

ment confirmed to the State, III. 618
Representation in Congress according to
the fourth census,

III. 651
An act to authorize the State of Illinois

to open a canal through the public
lands to connect the Illinois river with
Lake Michigan,

III. 659
An additional land office to be establish-

ed in the State of Illinois, III, 700
Time of holding the District Court for
the district of Illinois,

IV. 19
State of Illinois authorized to give or sell

to the county of Gallatin, a tract of
land in said county for a seat of jus.
tice,

. IV. 184
Legislature of Illinois authorized to sell

the tract of land reserved and granted
to the State for the use of salt-works,

IV. 305
Town to be laid out at Galena, Illinois,

IV. 334
The State of Illinois exonerated from

rendering an account of the applica.

tion of the three per cent. fund, IV. 432
The land granted to the State of Illinois

for a seminary of learning may be re-

linquished, and other land located, IV. 475
Commissioners to be appointed to survey

and mark the northern boundary line
of the State of Illinois,

IV. 480
Commissioners may appoint surveyors,

&c.; their compensation, IV, 480
The State of Illinois authorized to sell

twenty thousand acres of the saline
lands in that State,

IV. 496
Representatives in Congress according
to the fifth census,

IV. 516
The time of holding the District Court
of Illinois changed,

IV. 434, 568
Board of commissioners to be appointed

to adjust the titles to lots laid out on
Bean river, Illinois,

V. 79
Proceeds of sales of lots appropriated to

the erection of public buildings and

wharves in the town of Galena, V. 79
Representatives in Congress according
to the sixth census,

V. 491
Impeachment and Inquiries into official Con-
duct.
Expenses of the impeachment of Samuel

Chase and others to be defrayed, II. 273
An act to provide for the payment of cer.

tain expenses incurred in the impeach-
ment of Samuel Chase,

II. 456
Expenses of the inquiry into the conduct

of John Smith, a senator from Ohio, to
be defrayed,

II. 468
Imprisonment for Debt.
Allowance to debtors while imprisoned,

I. 266
Prisoners entitled to the same privileges

of the yards or limits of the jails as
persons confined under process from
state courts,

II. 4

Imprisonment for Debt.

Mode of obtaining discharge, - II. 5
Penalty for making a false oath or affir-
mation,

II.

5
Thirty days after judgment the debtor

imprisoned may take the benefit of the
act although no execution have issued,

II. 6
Noles of the acts relating to imprisonment
for debt,

II. 265
Discharge of insolvent debtors, 11. 266, 482
Acts for the relief of persons imprisoned
for debts due to the United States, I.

561 ; III. 399
Acts for the relief of persons imprisoned

for debt, I. 265, 482, 562; II. 4; IV. 19
Notes of decisions in the Supreme Court
of the United States,

IV. 19
Acts to abolish imprisonment for debt in
certain cases,

V. 321, 410
An act to amend the laws regulating im.

prisonment for debt within the Dis.
trict of Columbia,

V. 629
See Insolvents.
Inability
Of judges to attend court,

I. 279
Indemnity.

The balance of the indemnity received

from the British government for the
loss of slaves on board the Comet and
Encomium, to be distributed among
those entitled to the same,

V. 601
Indiana Territory.

Territory of Indiana established and or.

ganized by the act of May 7, 1800, II. 58
Seat of the government at Vincennes on
Wabash river,

II. 59
Suits depending in the counties in the

north-western territory, which become
parts of the Indiana territory, revived,

II. 108
An act making provision for the dispo-

sal of lands in the Indiana territory,
and for other purposes,

II. 277
An act to divide the territory of Indiana

into two separate governments, • II. 309
An act supplementary to the “ Act mak.

ing provision for the disposal of the
public lands in the Indiana territory,"
and for other purposes,

II. 343
Notes of acts relating to the public lands
in the Indiana territory,

II. 343
An act respecting claims to land in the
Indiana territory, and State of Ohio,

II. 395
An act confirming land claims in the dis-

trict of Vincennes, and for other pur.
poses, March 3, 1807,

II. 446
Right of suffrage extended in the Indi.
ana territory,

II. 469
An act dividing the Indiana territory
into two separate governments, -

II. 514
The territory of Illinois formed out of

part of the Indiana territory, II. 514
Notes of the acts for the establishment of
the Indiana territory,

II, 514
Right of suffrage in the Indiana territory
extended,

II. 525
Delegate to Congress,

II. 525

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Indiana Territory.

Indiana, State of.
Supplement to the act extending the right

may be sold by the legislature and the
of suffrage in the Indiana territory,

proceeds applied to education, July 3,
II. 554
1832,

IV. 558
Right of suffrage in the Indiana terri. Circuit' and District Courts in Indiana,
tory extended, (obsolete,)
II. 659

V. 215
Biannual elections,

II. 659

Representatives in Congress under the
Penalty on the person appointed sheriff

V. 491
neglecting to perform the duties of the See Canals---Couris-Judiciary-Pub
office,

II. 660

lic Lands.
Persons holding office excluded from the
legislature,

II. 660 Indiana and Illinois.
An act to establish the mode of laying

Surveys to be made to be connected with
off the territory of Indiana into dis.

the line of demarcation between the
tricts for the election of its members

states of Indiana and Illinois, March
of the legislative assembly, March 4,

2, 1833, -

IV. 663
1814, (obsolete,)

III. 103

Indians.
Regulations of courts of justice in Indi.
ana, February 24, 1815,

III. 213 Sales of land by the Indians, - I. 138
The people of Indiana authorized to form

Trading-houses with the Indian tribes, I. 452
a state government and to be admitted

Notes of decisions, -

I. 469
into the Union, April 19, 1816, III. 289 Trade and intercourse with the Indian
Provisions for forming a constitution,

tribes,

I. 137, 329, 469, 702
III. 289 An act to regulate trade and intercourse
Propositions on the part of the United

with the Indian tribes, and to preserve
States to be offered to the convention,

peace on the frontiers, March 3, 1799,
and, is accepted, to be obligatory on

I. 743
the United States,

III. 290 An act for the preservation of peace with
All the laws of the United States not

the Indian tribes,

II. 6
locally inapplicable to be in force in

Note of the acts passed for the preserva.
the State of Indiana, March 3, 1817,

tion of peace with the Indians, II. 6

IIJ. 390 An act supplementary to the act of
The State of Indiana admitted into the

March 3, 1799,

II. 39
Union, December 11, 1816, III. 399 Persons arrested for violation of the pro-
See CanalsCourts Judiciary-Pub-

visions of the act to regulate trade
lic Lands.

and intercourse with the Indians, to
be taken before a magistrate,

II. 40
Indiana, State of.

Rations to be allowed, and expenses lo
The State of Indiana admitted into the

be paid of Indians who visit the seat
Union,
III. 399 of government,

II. 85
The State of Indiana to be paid three

An act to regulate trade and intercourse
per cent. of the net proceeds of public

with the Indian tribes, and to preserve
lands in Indiana, April 11, 1818, III. 424 peace on the frontiers, March 30, 1802,
Representation in Congress according to

II. 139
the fourth census,

III. 651 Notes of regulations of intercourse and
An act authorizing the locating of cer.

trade with the Indians,

II. 139
tain school lands in the State of Indi.

Notes of decisions of the Supreme Court
ana, May 7, 1822, (obsolete,) III. 686

on the laws and treaties with the In-
A district and land-office for the sale of

dians,

II. 141
public lands at Fort Wayne estab- Notes of the decisions of the courts of the
lished,

III, 701

United States on the subject of the
A register and receiver to be appointed,

Indians,

II. 146
III. 701 Trading-houses with the Indians. Act
All the public lands, with certain excep-

of April 30, 1802, (expired) II. 173
tions, to be sold,

III. 701 The act for establishing trading-houses
The President may remove the land.

with the Indian tribes continued in
office,

III. 702 force for two years, February 28, 1803,
The northern boundary of the State of

II. 207
Indiana to be ascertained and desig.

The President authorized to enter into
nated, March 2, 1821,

IV. 239

certain agreements with the Indian
The legislature of Indiana authorized to

tribes in Louisiana,

II. 289
sell the lands heretofore appropriated

Trade and intercourse with the Indian
for the use of schools in that state,

tribes in Louisiana to be regulated, II, 289
May 24, 1828, -

IV. 298 Additional trading houses with the In.
The time of holding the District Court

dians established,

II. 338
in Indiana altered, May 19, 1832, IV. 515 An act establishing trading-houses with
Notes of acts relating to the courts in In.

the Indians, April 21, 1806, (repealed,)
diana,
IV. 515

II. 402
Representatives in Congress according

An act for the relief of certain Alabama
to the fifth census,
IV. 516 and Wyandot Indians,

II. 527
Lands granted to the people of Indiana

An act supplemental to the act for estab.

Indians.

lishing trading-houses with the In.
dians,

II. 544
An act establishing trading-houses with

the Indian tribes, March 2, 1811, (re-
pealed)

II. 652
Note of the obsolete acts relating to trad.

ing-houses with the Indians, II. 652
Licenses to trade with the Indians to be

given to citizens of the United States
only,

III, 332
Foreigners going into Indian settlements
to have passports,

III. 332
Penalties for violation of the law,. III. 332
The act establishing trading-houses with

the Indians continued until May 1,
1818,

III. 363
An act to provide for the punishment of

crimes and offences committed within
the Indian boundary, March 3, 1817,

III. 383
The trading-houses with the Indians

continued to March 1, 1819, April 16,
1818, (obsolete,)

III. 428
The act for establishing trading houses

with the Indian tribes continued to

March 1, 1820, March 3, 1819, III. 514
An act making provision for the civiliza.

tion of the Indian tribes, adjoining the

frontier settlement, March 3, 1819, III, 516
The President authorized to employ

capable persons to instruct the Indians
in agriculture, and to teach Indian
children reading, writing, and arith.
metic,

III. 516
The act of March 2, 1811, establishing
trading-houses with the Indians, con.
tinued to July 3, 1822,

JII, 641
An act to amend an act, entitled “An

act to regulate trade and intercourse
with the Indian tribes," &c., passed
March 3, 1802, chap. 13. May 6,
1822,

III. 682
Provisions relating to trade with the In.
dians,

III, 682
An act to provide for annuities to the

Ottawas, Pattawatimies, Kickapoos,
Choctaws, Kaskaskias, &c., and to
carry into effect the treaty at Saginaw,
May 7, 1822,

III. 690
Indian Treaties.

The President authorized to enter into

certain arrangements with the Indian
tribes in Louisiana,

II. 289
An act to enable the President to hold

treaties with the Indians beyond the

Mississippi, May 25, 1824, IV. 35
An act making appropriations to carry

into effect certain Indian treaties, May
26, 1824, -

IV. 37
An act making appropriations to defray

the expenses of negotiating and carry.
ing into effect certain Indian treaties,
May 20, 1826, -

IV. 180
Appropriations to defray the expenses of

holding treaties with the Miamies and

Pattawatimies, May 20, 1826, IV. 185
An act to enable the President of the

United States to hold a treaty with
the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians,
May 20, 1826, -

IV. 188

Indian Treaties.

Appropriation to carry into effect the

treaty between the United States and

the Creek nation, May 22, 1826, IV. 191
Appropriations to carry into effect certain

Indian treaties, March 2, 1827,- IV. 232
Appropriations to carry into effect certain

Indian treaties, May 24, 1828, - IV. 300
An act to enable the President of the

United States to hold a treaty with the
Chippewas, Ottawas, Pattawatamas,
Winnebagoes, Fox and Sac Indians,
May 24, 1828, ·

IV. 302
An act making appropriations for carry.

ing into effect certain treaties with the
Indian tribes, and for holding a treaty
with the Pattawatamies, March 2,
1829,

IV. 361
Appropriations to carry into effect certain

Indian treaties, March 25, 1830, IV, 390
Appropriations for holding certain Indian
treaties, April 7, 1830,

IV. 391
Appropriations to carry into effect the
treaty of Butte des Mortes, May 20,
1830,

IV. 403
Appropriations for carrying into effect
certain Indian treaties, January 13,
1831,

IV. 432
Appropriations for carrying into effect
certain Indian treaties, March 2, 1831,

JV, 463
An act to carry into effect certain Indian
treaties, March 2, 1831,

IV, 464
Appropriation for carrying into effect the

treaty with the Seneca Indians, of 25th

February, 1831. March 3, 1831, IV, 492
Appropriations in conformity with the

stipulations of certain Indian treaties,
April 20, 1832, -

IV. 505
Appropriations for Indian annuities, &c.,
June 4, 1832,

IV. 526
Appropriations for treaties with the
Creeks, Shawnees, Ottawas, Senecas,
Wyandotts, Cherokees, and Choctaws,
June 4, 1832,

IV. 528
An act to carry into effect certain Indian
treatics, July 13, 1832,

IV. 576
Commissioners to be appointed to treat

with the Indians for their removal west
of the Mississippi,

IV. 595
Appropriations for Indian annuities and
other similar purposes, for the year
1833,

IV, 616
Appropriations to carry into effect cer.

tain Indian treaties, and for other pur.
poses, March 2, 1833,

IV. 636
The Secretary of War to correct a mis.

take in the names of Indians in the
treaty of 1832 with the Pattawatima

Indians in Indiana, March 2, 1833, IV. 669
Appropriations for Indian annuities, and

to carry into effect Indian treaties,
June 26, 1834, -

IV. 682
Appropriations to carry into effect cer-

tain Indian treaties, June 28, 1834, IV. 705
The lands between Desmoines and Mis.

sissippi reserved for the use of the
half-brecds, relinquished to and vested
in the half-breeds of the Sacs and Fox
Indians, June 30, 1834,

IV. 740
Appropriations for Indian annuities, and

other similar objects, for 1835, - IV, 780

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