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McLanahan, James X., a Representative from
Pennsylvania-

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remarks in regard to the transaction of public
business...
..196

McNair, Dunning R., elected Sergeant-at-Arms
of the Senate...

.283
Meade, Richard K., a Representative from Vir-
ginia-

remarks on the subject of the tariff.........33
Message, annual, of the President of the United
States..
....1
Messengers, proposition to continue the folding of
documents by, in the Senate..... ..307
Mileage-see Yulee.

Military Affairs, Committee on.............245
Miller, J. W., a Senator from New Jersey-
remarks on the exploration of the interior of
Africa, and in favor of recognizing the inde-
...231
pendence of Liberia ...............
Millson, John S., a Representative from Virginia,
34, 192
remarks in regard to a modification of the tariff,
35
Mint of the United States, operations of the...87
Missouri compromise, concerning the........129
Monroe doctrines discussed....... ...74, 97,
100, 122, 123, 125

(See Colonization.)
Moore, John, a Representative from Louisiana-
remarks in regard to the sugar interests of Lou-
isiana....
...209
Morton, Jackson, a Senator from Florida, 246, 309
resolutions by.
..245, 280, 284
remarks on the proposition to give pay and
mileage to Mr. Yulee...
280, 281
Mexican Boundary, the progress of the survey of
the
.20
Select Committee on the.
.279, 290
Commission, 'additional papers of the..290, 296
Mexican Claims, concerning the report of the
Committee on..............

.323

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Patent Office, the operations of the ...........19
Patents and the Patent Office, Committee on..245
Iclerk to the Committee....
.290

Pearce, James A., a Senator from Maryland-
remarks on the bill to provide for the payment
of the Texas debt ..
...147
remarks in regard to the purchase of coal for the
Japan expedition......
...280
remarks concerning the printing of the report of
the explorations in New Mexico by Bartlett
and Gray...
..312, 314
Pierce, Franklin, President of the United States,
the inaugural of....
..243, 292
Pension Office, the state of the business, &c., in, 17
Pensions, Mexican war......

Pensions-

Navy.......

nessee.................

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.18
Committee on.........
.245
Pensioners, revolutionary.
.18
Pettit, John, a Senator from Indiana....245, 283,
284, 296, 299, 300, 301, 303, 304, 305
remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander
Ramsay and others, on the Sioux Indians, 299
remarks on the proposition for the purchase of
copies of Ringgold's charts....
.317
Phelps, Samuel S., a Senator from Vermont-
remarks on the proposition for purchasing a
machine for voting
......320
Phelps, John S., a Representative from Missouri,
218, 299, 308
Polk, William H., a Representative from Ten-
.55, 56
Postal statistics........
.23,24
Postmaster General-see Post Office Department.
Post Office Department, annual report from the, 22
communication from the.....
..262
Post Office and Post Roads, Committee on the, 245
Pratt, Thomas G., a Senator from Maryland, 306,
307
President of the United States, annual message of
the...
...............................1
inaugural address of Franklin Pierce as....243
committee to wait on the....
...245
calls upon the....
..245, 303, 312, 314
communications from the........ .290, 291
President pro tempore of the Senate, D. R. Atchi-
son appointed..
.243
thanks to the
valedictory of..
Printing, extra, propositions for....284, 295, 311
report of the Committee on...
.295
Public Buildings, Committee on.... ...246
Public business, remarks in the House of Repre-
sentatives concerning the causes of delay in
the transaction of, by-

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.323

..330

Mr. Houston.

Mr. McLanahan..

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Quarrels of great leaders, concerning.........55
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Railroad to the Pacific, remarks in the Senate on
the bill providing for a mail line and telegraph
to California and Oregon..... ...177, 183,
186,199, 212, 221
..199
.221, 224
..177, 221
..183

.234
.186
.212

Mr. Morton

Mr. Sebastian
Mr. Seward
Mr. Shields..
Mr. Soulé..
Mr. Walker.
Mr. Weller

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By Mr. Adams...

Mr. Bell..

.......

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Mr. Butler
Mr. Cooper
Mr. Dodge, of lowa.
Mr. Geyer..
Mr. Smith......
Ralston, Lewis, withdrawal of the papers of..311
Ramsay, Alexander, the alleged frauds of, on the
Sioux Indians, &c...... ....296, 302, 312
(See Frauds.)

for
resolutions, by-
Mr.Adams...
Mr. Badger.

Recess of the Senate, proposition for a. .284, 321
Reciprocal trade with the British North American
Colonies-see Trade.
Repairing the Capitol rooms, proposition to pay
.302
..262, 301, 303, 307
..243,
257, 284, 292, 302, 307, 309, 314, 323
Mr. Brodhead..
.257, 309, 310
Mr. Bright..
..321, 323
Mr. Chase..
....257, 262, 312, 319
Mr. Clayton..
.245, 246, 284, 323
Mr. Cooper
..256
Mr. Fish.
...279
Mr. Gwin........284, 304, 305, 311, 317
Mr. Hamlin ......291, 292, 309, 311, 319
Mr. Houston......... ..309, 312, 317, 319
Mr. Hunter... . . .. ..
..304, 323
.290, 304
.245, 302
...256
.245, 280, 284
.257, 312
...303, 314, 321, 323
..243, 284, 296, 310
.323
.245, 284, 296
.290, 323
..57

Mr. James..

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Mr. Mason.....

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Rhode Island, resolutions of the Legislature of, 256
Rice, Francis W., late American consul at Aca-

pulco, leave to withdraw the papers of...309
Ringgold's maps, charts, &c., of the coast of Cali-
fornia, proposition for the purchase of copies
of, and debate concerning..284, 304, 305, 317
Roads and Canals, Committee on...
.245
Rossemeyer, Mr., leave granted to withdraw the
papers of...
..292
Rule regulating the privilege of admission to the
floor of the Senate, proposition to amend,
279, 284
Rules of the Senate, proposition to amend the..321
Rusk, Thomas J., a Senator from Texas....180,
222, 224, 245, 262, 266, 327, 330
remarks on the proposition for the purchase of
copies of Captain Ringgold's charts......318

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Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, authority to the,
to continue the messengers, &c.....307, 323
Seamen, the organization and discipline of....13
Sebastian, William K., a Senator from the State
of Arkansas.... ..243, 257, 284, 303, 311
resolutions by..
..257, 312
Secretary of the Interior-see Interior Department.
Secretary of War-see War Department.
Secretary of the Navy-see Navy Department.
Secretary of the Treasury-see Treasury Depart-

ment.

Secretary of State-see State Department.
Secretary of the Senate, directions to the.....245,
284, 302, 304, 305
proposition to authorize the, to appoint a read-
ing clerk......
.303, 307
Senate, hour of meeting.......245, 306, 309, 323
proposition for and the election of officers of the,
262, 270, 283
rule in regard to admission to the privileges of
the Chamber of the ....
..279, 284
proposition for a reading clerk to the..301, 303
proposition for open doors during the Executive
session of thes...

.312, 319
(See Executive session.)
Seward, William H., a Senator from New York,
281, 296, 299, 301,
306, 307, 309, 315, 316, 324, 330
resolutions by...
..303, 314, 321, 323
remarks in regard to the Tehuantepec grant,
140, 164
remarks on the amendment providing for the
payment of the creditors of Texas.......239
remarks on Mr. Cass's resolution in relation to
colonization in North America, 125, 129, 131
remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander
Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians, 296, 297, 298
remarks on the call for information in regard to
the amount of United States bonds held in
Europe, &c..
..311
remarks in regard to the reporting and publish-
ing the debates....
..316
Shields, James, Senator from Illinois...103, 280,
283, 284, 296,304, 305,
308, 311, 316, 322, 323
resolutions by..... ...243, 284, 296, 310
remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative
to colonization in North America.......130,
132, 133
remarks on the proposition to continue pay to
Robert Beale....
.305
Sibley, Henry H., a Delegate from Minnesota-
remarks in favor of the policy of grants of land
for railroad purposes in the West.......188
Skelton, Charles, a Representative from New Jer-
sey-

remarks relative to the proposition for the crea-

tion of the office of Lieutenant General....61
Smart, Ephraim K., a Representative from
Maine

remarks in reference to the seizure and confis-
cation of the barque Georgiana...........40
Smith, William R., à Representative from Ala-

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Squadrons, the distribution of naval...........8
Stanly, Edward, a Representative from North
Carolina....
......35
Stanton, Benjamin, Representative from Ohio..66
remarks on a modification of the tariff......26
Stanton, Frederick P., a Representative from Ten-
..218
Starritt, Preston, proposition authorizing the Ser-
geant-at-Arms to appoint as messenger to the
Senate......
..209, 323
Statistical Bureau, concerning a..............22
Statistics-

nessee...............................

......

estimates...
postal.

financial.....

public debt...

.17, 85
.23, 24
.85
...86
.207, 208
..231
..231

courts, expenses of..
the markets..
tariff....

Stephens, Alexander H., a Representative from
Georgia.... ......60, 61, 65, 195, 196, 197
remarks in regard to the Galphin claim and in
defense of Mr. Corwin, on the bill to prevent
frauds on the Treasury.
Stevens, Thaddeus, a Representative from Penn-
sylvania.....
...220
St. Lawrence, concerning the free navigation of
the......
...211

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Stuart, Charles E., a Senator from Michigan, 243,

292, 301
remarks on the proposition for extra compensa-
tion to the Superintendent of Public Printing,
291, 292
remarks on the proposition for the purchase of
Captain Ringgold's charts.....

.317

Sugar interests of Louisiana, remarks in the House
of Representatives in relation to, by Mr.
Moore.....................................
.209
Sumner, Charles, a Senator from Massachusetts,

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Superintendent of Public Printing, and clerks, and
messengers, extra compensation to......284,
291, 292
remarks on-see Compensation, extra.
Survey of the coast, views on the..
..88
Surveys and explorations...
....8
Sweetser, Charles, a Representative from Ohio,
104, 105

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T.
Tariff, remarks in the House of Representatives
concerning the, by-
....................55
.31, 55
.29, 38
...33

Mr. Brown, of Mississippi.
Mr. Clingman...
Mr. Jones, of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Meade...

Mr. Millson..

..35
..26

..52

PUBLIC.

Mr. Stanton, of Ohio.
Mr. Woodward...

the effects of the......
Tariff statistics.......
Tehuantepec grant, remarks in the Senate in re-

.231
..231

gard to the.....
By Mr. Borland....

..134
..166
...165

Mr. Brooke...
Mr. Downs...

.138

....

......

of marshals.

Academy, Military-see Military Academy.
Accounts, of military contributions in Mexico, 352
..335, 336
of clerks of court.............................................. .335
of district attorneys..
of mint,...........
Admiralty, costs and fees in,

...........................

.335
.346

.335

.335

record of cases in, how made up.
Agricultural statistics, collection of..

.349

Alabama, five per cent. fund and school reserva-

tions in...

settlement of claims of,

....

....

Tehuantepec grant, remarks in the Senate-Con-
tinued.

.332

.352
.352

payment to........

cedar reservations in, to be sold..

.364
Alanthus trees, further purchase of, for public
iground, forbidden.
.348
Alimentary substances, appropriation for experi-

ments on......

.353

Mr. Hale....
Mr. Mason....
Mr. Seward...

...

...160
.134, 164
.....140, 164
Telegraph, to the Pacific-see Railroad.
Territories, Committee on......
.245
Texas debt, remarks in the Senate on the bill and
amendment to provide for the payment of the,
by.

Mr. Hunter

..150

Mr. Houston .. . . . . . . . . .**

Mr. Pearce..

...153
.147
.239

...........

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Mr. Seward..
Thanks to the President pro tem. of the Senate, 323
Thomson, John R., a Senator from New Jer-
sey.
....243, 301
Thompson, John B., a Senator from Kentucky,
243, 266, 291
remarks on the proposition for per diem and
mileage to Mr. Yulee.....
....283
Tortugas and Key West-see Fortifications.
Toucey, Isaac, a Senator from Connecticut...299
Townshend, Norton S., a Representative from
Ohio-

remarks on the bill establishing reciprocal trade
with the British North American Provinces
on certain conditions...
.......210

Tuck, Amos, a Representative from New Hamp-

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Underwood, Joseph R., a Senator from the State
of Kentucky....
.......224
remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative
to colonization in North America...132, 177

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Voting, machine for-see Yeas and Nays.

W.
Walker, Isaac P., a Senator from Wisconsin..202,
245, 305, 306, 307, 309
resolutions by.....
.245, 284, 296
remarks on the proposition for per diem and
mileage to Mr. Yulee...
....282
remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander
Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians..296, 297, 303
remarks on the proposition for a reading clerk in
the Senate..
..307, 308

War Department, annual report from the......5
Washington, the views of... ......56, 237
Warring, Joseph H., the heirs of, leave to with-
draw papers of..
....296
Weightman, Richard H., a Delegate from New
Mexico-

.........

remarks on the affairs of New Mexico.....103
Welch, Purser, letter of Mr. Kennedy, Secretary
of the Navy, exculpatory of.. ....302
Weller, John B., a Senator from California..136,
245, 257, 279, 284, 290, 301
resolutions by.......
..290, 323
remarks on the proposition for publishing the
debates in the Intelligencer. 326, 327, 328, 330
Wellington, the promotions of the Duke of....57
West, James H., imprisoned in Cuba, resolutions
of the Legislature of Rhode Island in relation
.to, &c....
..256, 262
Widows of revolutionary soldiers, pensions under
the law providing for the.....
.....18
Woodward, Joseph A., a Representative from
South Carolina-

remarks on the proposition to raise a select com-
mittee on the tariff........
....52
Woolley, C. A., leave granted to withdraw the
papers of.....
......304
Wright, William, a Senator from New Jersey, 243
Y.
Yeas and Nays, on the proposition to give pay and
mileage to Mr. Yulee.....
on proposition for recess..

.283
..284

on the proposition for extra compensation to the
Superintendent of Public Printing and his
clerks....

....

.......... 25
on adjournment..
...301
on the proposition for continuance of compen-
sation to Robert Beale......
..305
on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
Ringgold's maps and charts......
....306
on the proposition for a reading clerk to the
Senate....
.........309
on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
Captain Ringgold's charts..............319
on the proposition for the purchase of Johnson's
machine for taking the yeas and nays...319,

321, 322

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Mr. Adams
Mr. Badger
Mr. Bright
Mr. Borland.
Mr. Butler..
Mr. Douglas.
Mr. Houston.

Mr. Mason

INDEX TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

Almanac, (Nautical,) appropriation for the...353
American Archives, appropriation for....... .343
|| Appeal, what papers necessary on............... ..335
from courts of Washington Territory......340
Appointment, of assistant postmaster generals, 363
of new registers and receivers... .334, 360
..360
of surveyor general in California..
of assistant secretary of state, authorized...350
of additional appraiser general..... .347
Appraiser General, additional, to be appointed for
the Pacific coast.
....347
Appropriations, for Indian affairs, the army, the
navy, pensions, light-houses, military acade-
my, harbors and rivers, fortifications, ocean
mail steamers, post offices, deficiencies. See

those titles

general, civil, and diplomatic appropriation
bill..
...343
Arkansas, grant of land to, for a railroad....333

....

.322

.322

.321

remarks, by-
Mr. Dodge, of lowa.....
Mr. Hamlin.......
Mr. Houston.
Mr. Mallory..
Yulee, David L, proposition to pay mileage and
per diem to.....
.....245, 246, 280
remarks, by-

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Arrest, on civil process for debt forbidden in Dis-
trict of Columbia....

.332

of persons charged under laws of the United
States with crime, process for...........335
Arsenals, such may be abolished as shall be judged
expedient.....
..352

the one at New Castle conveyed to that town, 352
Assay Office, to be established in New York..350
officers, &c., in.....
..350
......350
...350
...350
...351
....351

bullion and gold dust may be left at.
transfer of metals assayed to the mint.
charges in......

room and machinery for..
mint laws to apply to..
to be subject to rules of director of the mint, 350
assistant treasurer to be treasurer of...

.350
.351
.349

his salary....
appropriation for.
Assistant Dragoman, office of, abolished.....342
Assistant Postmaster General, to be appointed by
the President, with advice and consent of the
Senate...
...363
Assistant Secretary of State, to be appointed..350
his salary and duties...
.350
Assistant Treasurer, of New York to be treasurer
of assay office...
..350
his salary increased to $6,000, from the time that
office opens..
...351
Astronomical Expedition, to Chili, pay of officers
engaged in...
.343
Attorney General, increase of salary of......350 ||
Attorneys, District-see District Attorneys.

fees of, which are to be taxed as costs... .335
Auxiliary Guard, pay of..
..348
Averill, Loriston, payment to......
.342

.....

.....

B.
Babbage, Charles, his plan for lights to be tested,
355
Bail in District of Columbia, no person to be held
to, for debt...
....332
Beacons-see Light-Houses.
Belleview, grant of land to......
.333
Biennial Register, appropriation for.. ..349
Binding of public documents, regulation of...344
Books, distribution of, to members of Congress,
what allowable.....
..343
Boundary Survey with Mexico, restriction on ap-
propriation for removal in part..........331
appropriation for....
..209, 349
extension of time of appointment, of officers
of..
.349
Bounty Lands, surrender of warrants for, and re-
location thereof....
.331
correction of erroneous locations, and entry of,
363
Breakwaters-see Harbors.
Bribery, of members or officers of Congress, or
officers in the departments, penalty for...339
Bridges, across the Potomac, appropriation for,
348, 349
..352
over the Western waters....
Brooklyn Navy-Yard, appropriation for lands
.354
sale of part of lands of.........
...354
appropriation for.....
.....353
Buckley, James S., payment to..
..342
Bullion, disposition of, when deposited in New

at.....

.................

York Assay Office.....
how to be cast..
See Mint-Coins.

...350
..350

.345
.342

.....

Buoys-see Light-Houses.
Bureau of Construction, &c., chief of, to be a skill-
ful naval constructor..
Burges, Walter S., payment to...
Burlington, Iowa, grant of land to.................... .333
C.
California, certain expenditures of General Riley
for, to be allowed in his accounts
.......333
jurisdiction of district court in......
· · · ·. . . . . .337
extension of time for bids for mint in..... ..343
salary of commissioners of land claims in, and
their secretary......
.349
basin and railway in...
.353
advertisement of uncalled-for letters in .256
military reservations in, for Indian purposes, 359
surveyor-general to be appointed in.

.360

his powers and duties....

.360

his clerks.....

..360

.360

.360

.360
.360
.360, 361

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surveys by...

register and receiver to be appointed..
lands in, subject to preëmption laws.
sale of lands in.......
school lands in.

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California-Continued.
town and village lots
....361
pay
for surveying..
...361
officers to continue till a successor is appoint-
ed
...361
census returns made by, to be appended to cen-
sus report....
.....364
grants of land to, for public buildings and an
university.....
...361
officers, jurors, and witnesses in, to have for
two years double pay....
....337
Capitol, appropriation for the.. ...341, 348
Cayuse Indians, payment on account of Cayuse
.341
Census, of California to be appended to report of,

....

war...

364
.365
.341

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printing of abstract of......
appropriation for......

Census Board, salary of secretary of........364
Central America, minister to, appropriation for,

347
..347

to whom to be accredited.......
Charts, wind and current, appropriation for..353
Chelsea, hospital at, disposition of lands belong-
ing to.....
.353
..347

Chicago, salary of collector at.
Chickasaw Indians, appropriation for the....356
Chili, pay of officers engaged in astronomical ex-
pedition to....
....343
China, commissioner to reside at, salary of...348
Chippewa Indians, appropriation for........343
of Saganaw, appropriation for....
..356
Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York
Indians, appropriation for...
...356
of Lake Superior and the Mississippi, appro-
priation for.....

.356
..357
..356.

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and Ottowas, appropriatlon for...
Choctaw Indians, appropriation for
Christian Indians, appropriation for...... ..356
Circuit Court, of District of Columbia, cases com-
menced in, may be continued beyond end of
term of..........
..334
judge of, may appoint a crier............ ... .336
attendants on......
.336
Claims on United States, transfers of, forbidden
before allowance.
....337
transfers of, form of..
..337
powers of attorney to collect, how to be made,
and when...
.....337
members of Congress not to act as agents for,
337
Clerks in the departments, classification of...349,
350
temporary in office of third auditor of the treas-
...344
ury.......
chief, in the departments...
..350
disbursing.....
of pursers, in California..
....360
of surveyor-general, in California.
of navy-yards, pay of.
....353
Clerks of courts, fees of...
....335, 336
accounts of..
...336
Cleveland, Ohio, pay of postmaster at........
....363
Coals, outstanding debenture bonds for, cancella-
tion of.....
....350
Coast Survey, appropriations for...342, 347, 354
salary of superintendent of...
.349
..349

.350
.352

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annual report concerning...

annual report of.

...352

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Coins, Gold, a three-dollar piece authorized..335
Coins, Silver, weight of..

purchase of bullion for.....

private deposits for, not allowed...
how to be paid out........
size and devices of.......

of district attorneys...

of clerks of court.......

of commissioners.

..334

..335

..332

.335
..343

act of 1853, chap. 79, respecting, when to take
effect.
..343
Collector at Chicago, salary of.
..347
Commissioners, on California land claims, com-
pensation of......
.349
..337

of court, fees of...
Compensation, of judge of the criminal court in
the District of Columbia .....
....337
fee bill of 1853, ch. 80, respecting compensa-
tion-

of marshals..............

of jurors

⚫ of witnesses.
of attorneys, &c..
accounts to be rendered......
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penalty bribery.

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.339
.356

distribution of books to, what allowable..343
delegates to, from Washington Territory...340
Corwin, Thomas, payment of expenses of com-
mittee of investigation of conduct of.....343
Costs, taxable, items of......... .335, 337
Counterfeiting, of postage stamps, penalty for, 363
Courts, cases commenced in District of Columbia,
may be continued into the next term.....334
criers of, and attendants on...............336
in Washington Territory..
Creek Indians, appropriation for the...
Criminal Court of the District of Columbia, salary
of judge of.....
....333
cases commenced in, may be continued in the
next term.......
.......334
Criminal Law, penalty for bribery of members of
Congress...
......338
arrest of prisoners, charged with two or more
offenses.....
....335
commitment of prisoners.
...335
in capital cases, witnesses for defense to be paid
by the United States.....
..336
taking receipt for larger sum than is paid, to be
held embezzlement..
.359
offenses, concerning public records. ..338
counterfeiting, &c., postage stamps.
.363
Cuban Prisoners, appropriation for... .342
Cumberland Road, surrender to Ohio of part
of...
.332
Custom-Houses, appropriations for, at—
Bangor..

Bath...
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Eastport..
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Norfolk.....
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Debenture Bonds, for coals, cancellation of...350
Deficiencies, appropriation bill for....... .341
Vice President.
.341
foreign intercourse.
.341
miscellaneous......

..341, 342, 343
..341
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steamboat inspectors.
custom houses.....

public grounds...
President's house.
Levi Johnson......
W. S. Burges...
E. S. Norris.
G. R. Stuntz.
T. W. Law......

....

.342

.342

.342

.342

.342
.342
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Globe and Appendix..
.341, 343
salaries of absent territorial officers........ .343
distribution of books to members of Congress,
confined to those printed as public docu-

ments.....

.343
.343

salaries of deputy surveyors.
light-houses....

.343

..343

John M. Reynolds.....
pay of those engaged in astronomical expedi-
tion to Chili...
..343
extension of time for bids for a mint in Califor-
nia.
.343
charge for casting gold or silver at the mint, or
assay offices...
.343
sizes, devices, &c., of the new silver coins..343
settlement of accounts of the late collector at
San Francisco...
.343
Delaware Indians, appropriation for the..342, 356
Delegate, from Washington Territory.. .340
Depositaries, of public moneys, compensation
of.....
.338

.......

...

Deputy Surveyors, at Boston, New York, Phila-
delphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans, pay
of...
.342
District Attorneys, fees of..
.335, 337
limit of compensation of..
.336
accounts of.
.336
appointment of, for Washington Territory, 339
fees of, for services within the past six years, 335
pay of counsel to assist.....
.335
District Court of California, jurisdiction of, in
criminal cases....

......

......

.337
of Iowa, regulation of terms of...
.338
criers of, and attendants on.......
.336
District of Columbia, regulation of executions
in......
..332

bail and arrest in civil cases for debt in....332
salary of judge of criminal court in........333
Dock in California, basin and railway to be built
in connection with....
....353
Documentary History, appropriation for the, 343
Downing, A. J., appropriation for arrears due, 342
Dragoman, Assistant in Turkey, office of abol-
ished..

....342
..333

......

.....

.........

.341, 342, 343
.342
.342, 343
..342
.342

......

......

Dubuque, (Iowa,) grant of land to..

E.

.....

......

.....

Eel Rivers Indians, appropriation for the....357
Electoral Messengers, appropriation for payment
of.......
.331
Embezzlement, taking a receipt (for money ap
propriated) for a greater sum than is paid
held to be....
.359
Engineers, (Topographical,) promotion in corps
of..
.352
Ennis, Gregory, payment to..
..341
Enrollment, of foreign vessels wrecked and bought,
and repaired by citizens....
.331
Envelopes, stamped, penalty for offenses concern-
ing.
..363
to be defaced when deposited..
..363
penalty for using or attempting to use twice, 363
Executions, in District of Columbia, regulation
of.....
.332
.344
.344

.345

.345
..345
.341

.....

Executive, appropriation for the.

northeast building...
north west building...
southeast building..
south west building..
deficiency appropriation for......
Exploring Expedition, appropriation for publish-
ing works of.....
..344

....

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Fees-Continued.

accounts to be rendered by marshals, clerks of
court, and district attorneys, respecting..336
repeal of former fee bills...
Finch, David, payment to....
Fines and forfeitures-see Penallies.
Florida, settlement of claims of...

Florida Indians, appropriation for the........357
Forfeitures-see Fines.

Forbes, R. B., and others, repayment to, of ex-
penses for a light-boat, at Minot's Ledge au-
thorized...
...355
Foreign Intercourse, deficiency appropriations
for.....
.341, 342, 343

appropriation for..

for minister to Central America.
salary of ministers resident...

.347
.347
.347

office of assistant dragoman abolished.....342
Fort Leavenworth, appropriation for bridges and
communications between and Republican
Fork of Kansas River.......
Fortifications, appropriations for, in-
California...

.352

Delaware.

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Evansville..

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.337
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Harbors and Rivers, appropriation for improve-
.342

ment of-

.342
.342

Ashtabula Harbor...
Buffalo Creek...
Cleveland Harbor..
Genesee River...
Milwaukie Harbor..
Red River Raft......
Seekonk River..

Hernden, William L., pavment to
Home Department-see Interior.
Hospitals, marine, at—

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Indian Affairs, appropriations for, and provisions

respecting the-Continued.
Choctaws.
Christian Indians...
Creeks...... .. .
Delawares.

Eel Rivers, (Miamies).
Florida Indians
Iowas.....

Kanzas.
Menomonies.
Miamies
Missourias

.342

.342 Jurors, pay of.....

.342

.342

..353

.356

.356

.356

.357

New York Indians.
Omahas.......

.......

.357

.358

.357

Osages.
Ottoes....

.357

..357

..357

..358

...357

.358

Ottowas..
Pawnees...
Piankeshaws
Pottawatomies.
of Huron.... . . ..
of Missouri......
Quapaws.................................
Sacs and Foxes..........
of Mississippi.
Seminoles.

...358

..357

...358

..358
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.357
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.358, 359

Senecas..... . . . . . . . .
Shawnees.....

.358

.358

..358

Sioux of Mississippi......
Six Nations of New York.
Stockbridges..
Texas Indians.
Weas.
Winnebagoes..
Wyandots...

.358

.359
.358
...358

Inspectors of Steamboats, may grant further time
to owners of steamboats to comply with
steamboat act......
approval of boilers by......

....364
...364
no person interested in any patent for articles
required by steamboat act to be competent to
hold the office of..
..364
Interior Department, appropriation for the sup-
port of the.......
....345
Internal Improvements-see Harbors.
Iowa, regulation of terms of District Court in, 338
distribution of arms to .....
Iowa Indians, appropriation for the.

.352
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Kanzas Indians, appropriations for the......357
communication between Kansas River and Fort
.347
Leavenworth ............................................. .352
..347 Kent, Edward, payment to...
.347
.347 King, J. B., settlement of accounts of........343
King, William R., administration to, of oath of
office as Vice President.....
.341

..

.347

L.

La Truite, Martin, payment to ... .....349
Land Districts, establishment of, in California, 360
Independent Treasury, compensation of deposit- Land Offices, provisions respecting when they are
abolished...
..332

aries....

..338
.....347

appropriation for support of....
salary of assistant treasurer at New York..351
Indian Affairs, general appropriation bill for..355
publication of statistics.................. .359
medals of the President........

......

..359
military reservations for Indians, in California,
New Mexico, and Utah
...359
negotiations with tribes west of Missouri and
Iowa....
..359
payment of appropriations, how made.....359
taking receipts for larger sums than are paid,
penalties for.....
.359
appropriations for, in the deficiencies appropri-
ation bill..
....342
appropriations for, and provisions respecting
the-
Chickasaws
Chippewas
of Saganaw...
Menomonies, &c......
of Lake Superior, &c.
and Ottowas &c.....

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Jackson, Andrew, appropriation for statue of, 342,
Johnson, Levi, payment to.......
Judiciary, appropriation for the...

351

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in California and Oregon, extra pay to.

...356

..356

...356

.342,356

.357

.357
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..356, 357

.357

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President may discontinue when sales are less
than expenses.
..345
President may change location of.....348, 360
Lands-see Public Lands.

....

......

Lane, Thomas W., payment to...

.342

Lee County, (Iowa,) claim of, to be audited and
paid.

...346
Lee, Richard B., payment of..
...352
Letters uncalled for in California, advertisment
of......
...354
Library of Congress, appropriation for......344
.344
preparation of catalogue of.....
Life-boats, metallic, a substitute for, may be ac-
cepted by inspectors in certain cases.....365
Light-Houses, appropriations for...343, 346, 347
part of act of 1852, ch. 110, sec. 2, repealed, 343
general appropriation bill for..
..354
Alabama...
.355
California
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Connecticut..
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Delaware.
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Mail Steamships, appropriation bill for......355
investigation, and report to be made concern-
ing...
..355
lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontin-
ued....
.....355
Marine Corps, appropriation for....
.354
Marshals, fees of, as prescribed in general fee bill
of 1853...
.335, 336, 337
limit of compensation of......
..336
accounts of....
....166, 336
in California and Oregon, extra pay of.....337
of Washington Territory, pay of.....339, 340
of South Carolina, pay of.
.336
McCauley, Daniel S., payment to........ ..351
McReynolds, John, payment to.
.343
Menomonee Indians, appropriation for..356, 357
Messengers, Electoral, appropriation for payment
of......
.331
Meteorological observations, appropriation for, 353
Mexico, boundary with, restrictions on survey of,
in act of 1852, ch. 108, removed in part...331
appropriation for survey of......... .349
extension of time of appointments of officers of
the.....
......349
Miami Indians, appropriations for the.......357
Military Academy, appropriations for the, 338, 341
Military Bounty Land Warrants-see Bounty.
Military Asylum, appropriation for a western, 352
Military Contributions, act concerning, extend-
ed...
...352
Military Reservations in California, for Indian
...359
.360
..334

purposes..

settlements near, forbidden.

in Oregon
Military Storekeepers in Oregon, California, and
New Mexico, pay of..
..351
Mills, Clark, to be employed to make an eques-
trian statue of George Washington......332
to be compensated for his statue of Andrew
Jackson.
...351
Minnesota, appropriation for roads in. .331
appropriation for public buildings in. .360
appropriation for school lands in.......... .364
general appropriation for....
.346
Minot's Ledge, site for a light-house in place of
the one authorized on.

..355
claim of R. B. Forbes and others for a light-
boat at, to be investigated and paid.... .335
Mint, issue of new silver coins from, and their
weight....
.334, 335
.343

their size and devices..
purchase of bullion for...

private deposits for, forbidden..
regulations concerning

.336
..335
..335
..335, 343

act when to take effect..

new gold piece of three dollars to be issued..335

charge for casting.....

....335, 343
persons to make devices for new coins.....343
general appropriation for........

accounts of..

..346
.339, 346
transfer to, from assay office....
.350
provisions respecting assay office of, at New
York...
..350, 351
in California, extension of time for bids for, 343
refining by private establishments... .350
Missionary Stations in Washington Territory,
grant of....
...338
Missouri, grant of land to, for a railroad.....333
Missouri Indians, appropriations for the..
Mudd, J. T., payment to....

N.

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pay of purser in California...
his clerk..

..352

.352
pay of commandant's clerks at, and clerks of the
yard, the navy-yards at Boston, New York,
Washington, Norfolk, and Pensacola ...352
nautical almanac..

wind and current charts.

.353
..353
..353

observatory..
naval hospitals..
navy-yards..

magazines..

..353
...353
.353, 354
..354
....354

marine corps..

survey of coast of Gulf of Mexico..
pay of the medical officers who served in Mex-
ico with marines..
.354
...345

department of the, appropriations for..

Navy Pensions, appropriations for the.......332
Navy, Secretary of the, compensation of, in-
creased...
..350

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Omaha Indians, appropriation for the........357
Oregon, school lands in...

.331

appropriations for military roads in..
provisions for settlers in.....

.331
.334

.334

surveyor general of, an act concerning.
to have a seal...

land reservations in...
provision for sale of lands in.

.361
.234
.234

........

fees of jurors, witnesses, marshals, &c., in, 337
act erecting northern part of, into the Territory
of Washington....
.338
government jurisdiction of, with Washington
Territory over Columbia River.... .340
Osage Indians, appropriation for the...... .357
Ottoe Indians, appropriation for the........357
Ottowa Indians, appropriation for the......231
and Chippewas, appropriation for the....357
P.
Pacific, survey of route for a railroad to the ..352
from the Mississippi River to the, appropriation
for.......
...333
Paper, appropriation for......
..349
Patent Office, appropriation for.....341, 342, 345
Paupers in the District of Columbia, appropriation
.348, 349
Pawnee Indians, appropriation for the.......358
Penalties for extortion-see Extortion.

...

for

for offenses respecting stamped envelopes-see
Envelopes.

for taking a receipt for more money than is
paid
..359
in the act to prevent frauds on the treasury..337
Pensions, Invalid, of widows of revolutionary sol-
diers..
appropriations for....

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Pensions, Navy, appropriations for..........332
half pay to widows and orphans...
Perjury, false swearing under fee bill made...337
Piankeshaw Indians, appropriation for the ...358
Postage stamps, penalties for offenses concerning,
363

.......

envelopes to be defaced when deposited....363
Postmaster General, salary increased.. ..350
assistants to be hereafter appointed by the Pres-
ident with advice of the Senate..........363
Postmaster at Cleveland and Richmond, compen-
sation of.......
.363
Post Office, deficiency appropriation for...... .342
general appropriation bill for...
..354
restoration of proceeds of property stolen from
the mail....

...

.....354
act of 1852, ch. Hi, sec. 3, respecting route
..354
agents, repealed..
advertisement, of letters uncalled for in Califor-
nia and Oregon.....
..354
..355
appropriation for Ocean steamers.
Cleveland, &c., Railroad, made a post road, 361
..363
all railroads made post roads....
compensation of postmasters at Cleveland and
Richmond....
....363
compensation of deputy postmasters.......363
penalty for offenses concerning stamped envel-
opes....
.363
stamped envelopes to be defaced when depos-
ited.....
....363
carriage of, on railroad from the Mississippi to
.333
the Texan boundry.....
Post Roads, all railroads made, or which shall be
.......363
made, declared to be..
Cleveland, &c., Railroad, and its continuation,
declared to be.....
.353
..361

......

to...

....

general bill for constituting..
Patta wotomie Indians, appropriation for the..358
of Huron, appropriation for the...........358
Preemption lands in California, how far subject
.....360
act of 1846 respecting, suspended preemption
claims extended.....
...364
right of, extended to the alternate reserved sec-
tions on the lines of railroad............360
in reservations, on account of French or Span-
ish claims..
...360
..337
Printers, fees of.
Prisoners, how committed, brought into court,
Prize cases, costs in, how paid...............
..335, 337
..337
Proctor, Amos, explanation of act of 1844, ch.
..351
168, concerning.
..335
Proctors, fees of...
Public Buildings, appropriations for, 341, 348, 349
Public Documents, binding of, execution of..344
Public Grounds, appropriation for......348, 349
purchase of alanthus trees forbidden.......348
attached to the Capitol and Executive Mansion
to be under the management of the public gar-
dener.....
.348

&c......

Public Lands, school lands in Oregon.
school lands in California.....

school lands in Washington..
school lands in Alabama...

.....

...............

.......

..331

relocation of bounty land warrants.
disposition of papers, &c., where land offices
are abolished.......

..332
grant to Arkansas, and Missouri, for a railroad,
333
price of alternate sections doubled.........333
grant to towns of Belleview, Burlington, and
..333
Dubuque...
rights of settlers, their widows, &c., in Ore-
...334

gon.

.334

..........

.334
..334

sales of, in Oregon, authorized........
officers to be appointed..
reservations..
compensation of surveyor general in Oregon, 334
military reservations in California, Utah, or
New Mexico, for Indian purposes......359
right of preemption in the alternate reserved
sections in lines of railroad..........................
...360
on lines in California.....
....360
in reservation, on account of French or Span-
ish claims...
...360
President authorized to change location of land
offices.....
..348, 360
or to abolish them in certain cases... .345
, in California, survey of, authorized and regula-
ted...
.360
..360

..360

.350

.331

.360

.340

.332

officers to be appointed..
grant of school lands...
location of school lands.

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