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Deficiencies, appropriations for- Continued. Fees-Continued.

Indian Affairs, appropriations for, and provisions
Indian affairs....

.341, 342, 343 accounts to be rendered by marshals, clerks of respecting the-Continued.
post office department..

.342
court, and district attorneys, respecting ..336

Choctaws

..356
army.
.342, 343 repeal of former fee bills...

.337
Christian Indians..

...356
rivers and harbors......
..342 || Finch, David, payment to.....

.342 Creeks....

.356
surveys.
.342 Fines and forfeitures-see Penalties.

Delawares..

.342, 356
property lost at fire in the Washington Navy- || Florida, settlement of claims of....

.352 Eel Rivers, (Miamies)

..357
Yard..
.342 Florida Indians, appropriation for the........357 Florida Indians

..357
statue of Andrew Jackson..
.342 | Forfeitures-see Fines.

...357
steamboat inspectors.
.342 || Forbes, R. B., and others, repayment to, of ex-

..357
custom-houses.....

.342
penses for a light-boat, at Minot's Ledge au- Menomonies.

.356, 357
public grounds...
.342 ihorized..
..355 Miamies

..357
President's house.
-342 || Foreign Intercourse, deficiency appropriations

Missourias

..357
Levi Johnson..

.342
for......
...341, 342, 343 New York Indians.

.358
W. S. Burges..

.342
appropriation for.

.347
Omahas.

..357
E. S. Norris.

for minister to Central America.

.347
Osages.

...357
G. R. Stuntz......

.342
salary of ministers resident....

.347
Ottoes............

.........357
T. W. Law..

...342
office of assistant dragoman abolished.....342

Otto was...............
Globe and Appendix....

.341, 343
Fort Leavenworth, appropriation for bridges and

Pawnees..........
salaries of absent territorial officers. ..343 communications between and Republican

Piankeshaws .....

........357
distribution of books to members of Congress, Fork of Kansas River.....

..352 Pottawatomies.

..358
confined to those printed as public docu- || Fortifications, appropriations for, in-

of Huron......

........358
ments.......
.343 California.

.351 of Missouri...
salaries of deputy surveyors.
...343 Delaware.

.351

Quapaws. :
light-houses...

Florida

.351
Sacs and Foxes....

...358
John M. Reynolds...

....343
Georgia.

.351
of Mississippi.

...358
pay of those engaged in astronomical expedi- Maine..

.351 Seminoles.

..357
tion to Chili.

.343
Maryland....

.351
extension of time for bids for a mint in Califor- Massachusetts.

..351
Shawnees.

.358, 359
nia.
.343 North Carolina.
..351 Sioux of Mississippi..

.358
charge for casting gold or silver at the mint, or Frauds on the Treasury, act for prevention of, 337

Six Nations of New York.

..358
assay offices..
.343 transfer of claims, when and how allowable, 337

Stockbridges..

.358
sizes, devices, &c., of the new silver coins..343 members of Congress not to act for claimants,

Texas Indians..

..358
settlement of accounts of the late collector at

337, 338
Weas..

..359
San Francisco.......

..343
penalty for bribery......

..338
Winnebagoes..

..358
Delaware Indians, appropriation for the..342, 356 for offenses concerning records....

..338
Wyandots..

...358
Delegate, from Washington Territory. ..340 taking false receipts, penalty for. ..359 | Inspectors of Steamboats, may grant further time
Depositaries, of public moneys, compensation

to owners of steamboats to comply with
of...

..338
G.
steamboat act....

....364
Deputy Surveyors, at Boston, New York, Phila- | Gaines, John P., payment to................359

approval of boilers by....

...364
delphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans, pay Gardener, Public, to have management of grounds no person interested in any patent for articles

..342

of the Capitol and Executive Mansion....348 required by steamboat act to be competent to
District Attorneys, fees of..
.335, 337 | Georgia, settlement of claim of...

.352
hold the office of ..

.364
limit of compensation of..

..336
reappropriation for militia of.....

.342

Interior Department, appropriation for the sup-
accounts of..
. .336 Gibbon, Lardner, payment to.....

..353 port of the....

......345
appointment of, for Washington Territory, 339 | Globe, Congressional, and Appendix, appropria-

Internal Improvements—see Harbors.
fees of, for services within the past six years, 335 tion for...

...341, 343 Iowa, regulation of terms of District Court in, 338
pay of counsel to assist. ....
..335

distribution of arms to

..352
District Court of California, jurisdiction of, in

H.

Iowa Indians, appropriation for the.. .357
criminal cases. ..

..337

Harbors and Rivers, appropriation for improve-
of Iowa, regulation of terms of..
..338

J.
ment of-
criers of, and attendants on......

.336
Ashtabula Harbor......

.342 || Jackson, Andrew, appropriation for statue of, 342,
District of Columbia, regulation of executions

Buffalo Creek....
.342

351
in......

..332
Cleveland Harbor..

.342 | Johnson, Levi, payment to...... ..342
bail and arrest in civil cases for debt in....332

Genesee River..
.342 || Judiciary, appropriation for the..

.346
salary of judge of criminal court in........333

Milwaukie Harbor.
.342 || Jurors, pay of ..

.337
Dock in California, basin and railway to be built Red River Raft.....

.342

in California and Oregon, extra pay to.....337
in connection with....

....353
Seekonk River....

..342

K.
Documentary History, appropriation for the, 343 Hernden, William L., payment to

..353
Downing, A.J., appropriation for arrears due, 342 | Home Department-see Interior.

Kanzas Indians, appropriations for the......357
Dragoman, Assistant in Turkey, office of abol, Hospitals, marine, at-

communication between Kansas River and Fort
ished...

Napoleon...

.347 Leaven worth

.............352
Dubuque, (Iowa,) grant of land to..........333 Evansville....

.347 Kent, Edward, payment to...
E.
Natchez....

.347 King, J. B., setilement of accounts of........343
St. Louis..

..347 || King, William R., administration to, of oath of
Eel Rivers Indians, appropriation for the... .357 naval, at Chelsea, disposition of lands of...353 office as Vice President...

...341
Electoral Messengers, appropriation for payment appropriation for......

..353
of........

L.
.....331
at New York, lands of....

..365
Embezzlement, taking a receipt (for money ap;

La Truite, Martin, payment to ......349
propriated) for a greater 'sum than is paid

1.

Land Districts, establishment of, in California, 360
held to be...

. . .359 | Independent Treasury, compensation of deposit- Land Offices, provisions respecting when they are
Engineers, (Topographical,) promotion in corps aries...:

.338
abolished.....

..332
of..

.352
appropriation for support of..,

...347 President may discontinue when sales are less
Ennis, Gregory, payment to....
salary of assistant treasurer at New York..351

than expenses :

.........345
Enrollment, of foreign vessels wrecked and bought, Indian Affairs, general appropriation bill for..355 President may change location of.....348, 360
and repaired by citizens.

..331
publication of statistics.....

.359 Lands--see Public Lands.
Envelopes, stamped, penalty for offenses concern- medals of the President....

.359 Lane, Thomas W., payment to.............342
ing..

..363
to be defaced when deposited..

military reservations for Indians, in California, Lee County, (Iowa,) claim of, to be audited and
..363
New Mexico, and Utah
..359 paid.is

.....346
penalty for using or attempting to use twice, 363 negotiations with tribes west of Missouri and Lee, Richard B., payment of.....
Executions, in District of Columbia, regulation Iowa.......

.359 Letters uncalled' for in California, advertisment
of..

..332
payment of appropriations, how made.....359

of.....

..354
Executive, appropriation for the.

.344

taking receipts for larger sums than are paid, || Library of Congress, appropriation for. ..344
northeast building.

.344
penalties for.....
.359 preparation of catalogue of....

..344
northwest building.

.345

appropriations for, in the deficiencies appropri- Life-boats, metallic, a substitute for, may be ac-
southeast building.

.345
ation bill...

cepted by inspectors in certain cases....

....365
south west building.

.345

appropriations for, and provisions respecting Light-Houses, appropriations for...343, 346, 347
deficiency appropriation for....

...341
the

part of act of 1852, ch. 110, sec. 2, repealed, 343
Exploring Expedition, appropriation for publish- Chickasaws

...356 general appropriation bill for..

..354
ing works of....

..344
Chippewas
..343 Alabama.

..355
F.
of Saganaw..
.356 California

..355
Menomonies, &c.
..356 Connecticut.

..341
Fay, Theodore S., payment to..... .347

of Lake Superior, &c.
..356 Delaware..

..354
Fees, act of 1853, ch. 80, regulating.. ..335

and Ottowas &c..
.357 Florida

..355
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Light-Houses, general appropriation bill for- Navy-Continued.

Continued.
Louisiana.....
Maine....
Massachusetts.
Michigan......
New Jersey..
New York..
Ohio.....
Oregon...

.....

... ....

Rhode Island.....
South Carolina.
Texas.
Virginia.
Littell, J. S., payment to.
M.
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

..........

.336
..351
..343

in California and Oregon, extra pay of.....337
of Washington Territory, pay of.....339, 340
of South Carolina, pay of...
McCauley, Daniel S., payment to...........
McReynolds, John, payment to..
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
purposes......
.359
settlements near, forbidden..
..360
in Oregon.....
..334
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....

..355
..354
.354, 355
..354
.354, 355

.354

.455

.355

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.355

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...355
.341

weight..

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

private deposits for, forbidden..

regulations concerning
act when to take effect.

........

Minnesota, appropriation for roads in.
appropriation for public buildings in.
appropriation for school lands in.......
general appropriation for...
..346
Minot's Ledge, site for a light-house in place of
.355

the one authorized on...

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

.334, 335
.343

........

.351
..331
.360
..364

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

.....

Missouri, grant of land to, for a railroad.....333
Missouri Indians, appropriations for the.
Mudd, J. T., payment to...

N.

..357
...349

National Observatory, appropriation for the..353
salary of assistant astronomer at..... .352
Nautical Almanac, appropriation for the. ..353
Naval Academy, appropriation for the.... .353
Navy, general appropriation bill for the... ..352
salary of assistant astronomer......

.352

..352
pay of purser in California
his clerk....
..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...
observatory.
naval hospitals..
navy-yards.
magazines.
marine corps..

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

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

department of the, appropriations for......345
Navy Pensions, appropriations for the.......332
Navy, Secretary of the, compensation of, in-
...350
creased..

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Oath of Office, of William R. King, administra-
tion of...
......341
Observatory-see National Observatory.
Ocean Steamers, appropriation bill for.......355
investigation and report to be made concerning,
355

lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontinued,

355

Officers, act to prevent frauds on treasury by, 337
penalty, for offenses of, as to records.. ..338
penalty for taking a receipt by, for more than
is paid

.359
..361
land, how long to hold their offices...
Ohio, surrender of part of Cumberland Road to,
332

.361
.234
.234

Omaha Indians, appropriation for the........357
..331
Oregon, school lands in....
appropriations for military roads in....... .331
.334
provisions for settlers in..
surveyor general of, an act concerning. .334
to have a seal....
land reservations in..
provision for sale of lands in..
fees of jurors, witnesses, marshals, &c., in, 337
act erecting northern part of, into the Territory
.....338
of Washington........
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
...349

........

Paper, appropriation for....
Paupers in the District of Columbia, appropriation
Patent Office, appropriation for.....341, 342, 345

for

........

..348, 349
Pawnee Indians, appropriation for the.......358
Penalties for extortion-see Extortion.

.....

.353

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Pensions, Navy, appropriations for..........332
...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
...342

Post Office, deficiency appropriation for.
general appropriation bill for..............354
restoration of proceeds of property stolen from
.......354
the mail....
act of 1852, ch. III, sec. 3, respecting route
....354
agents, repealed....
advertisement, of letters uncalled for in Califor-
nia and Oregon..
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

.354
..355

....

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

opes...

compensation of deputy postmasters.......363
penalty for offenses concerning stamped envel-
......363
stamped envelopes to be defaced when depos-
....363
ited...
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
general bill for constituting..
Pattawotomie Indians, appropriation for the..358
of Huron, appropriation for the........
Preemption lands in California, how far subject
.360
act of 1846 respecting, suspended preemption
.364
claims extended.....

.358

to.....

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,
&c.........
.335, 337
.337
Prize cases, costs in, how paid....
Proctor, Amos, explanation of act of 1844, ch.
.351
168, concerning..
Proctors, fees of....
..335
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
Public Lands, school lands in Oregon.
school lands in California..
school lands in Washington.
school lands in Alabama.
relocation of bounty land warrants.
disposition of papers, &c., where land offices
are abolished.....

.......331

..360
..340
..332
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grant to Arkansas, and Missouri, for a railroad,

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price of alternate sections doubled.........333
grant to towns of Belleview, Burlington, and
Dubuque.......
.333

rights of settlers, their widows, &c., in Ore-
..334
gon.....

sales of, in Oregon, authorized
officers to be appointed....

.334
.334

reservations..

.334

compensation of surveyor general in Oregon, 334
military reservations in California, Utah, or
.359
New Mexico, for Indian purposes.
right of preemption in the alternate reserved
sections in lines of railroad... . . . . ..
on lines in California...

......360
.....360
in reservation, on account of French or Span-
ish claims.....
....360
President authorized to change location of land
offices...
.348, 360
..345
or to abolish them in certain cases.........
in California, survey of, authorized and regula-
ted....
officers to be appointed...
grant of school lands..
location of school lands.

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Public Lands-Continued.
Shipping-Continued.

Washington Territory-Continued.
town and village lots....
.361 pay for bringing seamen home as witnesses, 337

governor..

.338
officers concurred with, term of office.
appropriation for acknowledging the services secretary

.339
bonds of..
..361 of foreigners in cases of rescue from ship- legislative assembly.

.339
grant to California for a university and for pub- wreck.

..341 sessions limited...

.339
lic buildings..
..361 | Shipwreck, reward to foreigners in cases of rescue qualifications of voters..

.339
surveyor-general of Oregon to have a seal..361 from..

.341 legislative powers..

.339
his attested copies to be evidence......... ..361 Sioux Indians, of Mississippi, appropriation for taxes.

.339
his salary....
...361 the...

first session of...

..340
correction of erroneous locations and entries, 363 | Six Nations, Indians of New York, appropria- laws to embrace but one object, and that ex-
grant for schools in Minnesota...

tions for the..

358
pressed in the title.....

...339
act concerning suspended entries..........363 Smallwood, James B., payment to..

.349 judiciary.....

.339, 340
reserved cedar lands in Alabama to be sold, 363 Smith, Buckingham, payment to...

.347 removal of cases to.

.340
Public Ministers, salary of those resident at sun- Smithsonian Institute, appointment of regents appointment of officers.

.340
dry places.....

....347
in....
.364 existing laws continued..

.340
Public Moneys, compensation of the depositaries | South Carolina, salary of marshal of.. .....336 delegate from.....

.340
. .338 | Spanish Consul and Subjects, indemnification certain officers to retain office..

.340
Public Printer, settlement of the certain accounts of.....

.....365
officers to give bonds......

.340
of the...
.364 State Department, appropriations for support of, school lands in.....

.340
Pursers in California, pay of....... .352

344 jurisdiction over Columbia River.

.340
clerk of.....
..352 Assistant Secretary of State to be appointed, 355 appropriation for......

...351
Q.

Statistics, agricultural, appropriation for collection Water, supply of, to City of Washington....348
of
....349 Weas, appropriation for the..

..359
Quapaw Indians, appropriation for the......358 Indian, appropriations for.....

.359 Webster, Daniel, appropriation for expenses of
Statue of George Washington, appropriation for, obsequies of...

.344
R.

332 | Williams, William, payment to..

.341
Railroads, all now made or hereafter to be made,

of Andrew Jackson, appropriation for, 342, 351 Wind and Current Charts, appropriation for.353
constituted post roads..... .....363 Statutes at Large, appropriation for the purchase Winnebago Indians, appropriation for...357, 359
grant to Arkansas and Missouri in aid of one

of,....
..349 and other tribes..

.357
from the Mississippi to the Texan bound- Steamboat Inspectors, authorized to dispense with Witnesses, fees of..

.337
ary..

certain requirements of the act relating to provision respecting persons coming from abroad
survey of a route for, to the Pacific... ...352 steamboats...

......364, 365

..337
Receivers, land, appointment of........334, 360 persons interested in patents for things required, respecting officers of government. .... ...337
tenure of office of..

..361 not to be competent to hold the office of..363 in California, and Oregon, extra pay of....337
surplus fees of, for bounty land warrants, to be

Stockbridge Indians, appropriation for the....358 Wreck, appropriation for acknowledging services
paid to the treasurer.
. .348 Stocks, (Public,) purchase of, authorized.....350 of foreigners in rescue from......

.341
Records, Public, penalty for offenses concern-
Stuntz, George R., payment to............ .324 Wright, Hendrick B., payment to..

1.341
ing....
..338 | Superintendent of the coast survey, pay of...349 Wyandots appropriation for the...

.359
of court, how made up..

..335 of public printing to superintend the binding of
Red River Raft, amendment of appropriation for public documents.....

....344

PRIVATE.
removal of...

of public printing, to receive and keep samples Albatross, The, register to issue to.........
.....364

.369
Regents, in Smithsonian Institution, appointment of paper for maps, &c.......
of..

..366

Alcott, Sidney S., allowed to enter land.
.....364

of armories, inquiry as to appointment of..351
Registers, land, appointment of........ .334, 360 Surveyor-General for California, appointment of, Allegheny Valley Railroad, right of way granted
tenure of office of..

and his duties...

to the...
...360

.369
is...360
surplus fees of, for bounty land warrants to be

for Oregon, duties of.
...334

...366

Armistead, Elizabeth, pension of.....
paid into Treasury...
.....348 Surveys, of the coast-see Coast Surveys.

Armstrong, Robert, settlement of accounts of, 372
of vessels wrecked, and purchased by Ameri-

of lands in California...

...360 Arnow, Joseph, claim of heirs of, to be adjusted,
cans and repaired.....
..331

366
of railroad route to the Pacific.... ...364

B.
Richmond, (Virginia,) compensation of postmas- || Suspended entries, act of 1846 concerning, revi-
ter at....

......363
ved....
...364 | Baden, Frances E., pension of..

.370
Riley, Brigadier General Bennett, settlement of

Barnard,
Christine, payment to.

..370
accounts of.....
....333

Barnett, Thompson, payment to ...... .373
to be allowed certain expenses in California, 333 Taliaferro, John, payment to...

..342

Bates, Lewis H., claim of, to be audited and paid,
to be indemnified against certain suits......333 | Territory of Washington, established. ..338

371
Rivers and Harbors, appopriations for.......342 act concerning pay of officers absent from a, Battle, Isaac L., estate of, released from a judg-
appropriation for Seekonk river, amended..365 repealed....

.343
ment......

.373
Red River Raft, amendment explanatory of act Texas Indians, appropriation for the. ..359 Baury, Mary, pension of..

..371
appropriating money for removal of raft | Tod, David, payment to..

.347 Bay City, the name of the Forest City changed
......364 | Topographical Engineers, rule of promotion in

.369
Route Agents, act of 1852, ch. 111, sec.
.3, respect-

..352 | Bedient, William, pension of..

.368
ing salary of, repealed., .
..354 || Treasury, Secretary of the, salary of, increas- | Belleview, lowa, grant of land to.

.368
ed.
S.

..350 Belknap, Ann C., pension of ....

.367
to report annually respecting coast survey..349 Benneti, B. B., pension of....

..370
Sac and Fox Indians, appropriation for the..235,

U.
Blunt, S. F., payment to...

..370
236

Boundary, Brig, register to issue to.... ...372
San Francisco, settlement of accounts of late col- | Utah, military reservation in, for Indian pur- || Box, Edward, pension of .

...370
lector at...
.343 poses.

...359

Brazil Packet, The, register to issue to the, under
extension of time for bids for a mint at....

.343
V.
the name of May...

.370
basin and railway at....
.353

Burlington, lowa, grant of land to.. ..368
Seamen, appropriation for.

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.350

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of War, pay of, increased....
..350 to report respecting manufacturing arms by

370
Seminole Indians, of Florida, appropriation for contract.

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..348 Cobb, Ursula E., pension of....

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of New York, appropriation for the........328 Washington Navy Yard, indemnification for prop- Colton, Walter, payment to representatives of, 370
Shawnee Indians, appropriation for the......358 erty burnt at.

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373
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.368 Todd, Bernard, payment to representatives of, 360
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APPENDIX

TO THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE.

320 CONG.....20 Sess.

Message of the President.

NEW SERIES.......No. 1.

OF THE

This is the first number of the Appendix to the Con- within nine or ten years have been excluded from presumptive ground for such prohibition, has been gressionul Globe for the second session of the Thirty Second Congress. It will contain all the Messages of the President

water to which they had free access for twenty- made the subject of a serious remonstrance at Maof tlie United States, the Reports of the Executive Depart

five years after the negotiation of the treaty. În drid; and I have no reason to doubt that due respect ments, and all the peeches of Members of Congress with- 1845 this exclusion was relaxed so far as concerns will be paid by the Government of her Catholic held by them for revision. All the Laws that may be

the Bay of Fundy, but the just and liberal inten- | Majesty to the representations which our Minister passed during the session will be published in the same form, so that they may be bound up with the Congressional Globe

tion of the Home Government, in compliance with has been instructed to make on the subject. and Appendix.

what we think the true construction of the conven- It is but justice to the Captain General to add, Subscription price of the Congressional Globe and Ap- | lion, to open all the other outer bays to our fish- that his conduct toward the steamers employed pendix and the Laws for Wis session, (payable in advance,), 43 00.

ermen, was abandoned, in consequence of the op- to carry the mails of the United States to Havana A sufficient number of copies will be printed to supply

position of the colonies. Notwithstanding this, has, with the exceptions above alluded to, been all who may subscribe before the 15th of January.

the United States have, since the Bay of Fundy | marked with kindness and liberality, and indicates

was reopened to our fishermen, in 1845, pursued no general purpose of interfering with the comMESSAGE

the most liberal course toward the colonial fishing | mercial correspondence and intercourse between interests. By the revenue law of 1846, the duties the Island and this country.

on colonial fish entering our ports were very greatly Early in the present year official notes were rePRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

reduced, and by the warehousing act it is allowed ceived from the Ministers of France and England, to be entered in bond without payment of duty. inviting the Government of the United States to

In this way colonial fish has acquired the monop- become a party with Great Britain and France to Fellow-Citizens of the Senate

oly of the export trade in our market, and is en- a tripartite convention, in virtue of which the and of the House of Representatives: tering to some extent into the home consumption. three Powers should severally and collectively The brief space which has elapsed since the These facts were among those which increased the disclaim, now and for the future, all intention to close of your last session has been marked by no sensibility of our fishing interest, at the movement obtain possession of the Island of Cuba, and extraordinary, political event. The quadrennial in question.

should bind themselves to discountenance all atelection of Chief Magistrate has passed off with These circumstances, and the incidents above tempts to that effect on the part of any Power or less than the usual excitement. However indi- | alluded to, have led me to think the moment favor- individual whatever. This invitation has been viduals and parties may have been disappointed able for a reconsideration of the entire subject of respectfully declined, for reasons which it would in the result, it is nevertheless a subject of national the fisheries, on the coasts of the British Provinces, occupy too much space in this communication to congratulation that the choice has been effected by with a view to place them upon a more liberal state in detail, but which led me to think that the the independent suffrages of a free people, undis- footing of reciprocal privilege. A willingness to proposed measure would be of doubtful constituturbed by those influences which in other coun- , meet us in some arrangement of this kind is un- tionality, impolitic, and unavailing. I have, howtries have too often affected the purity of popular | derstood to exist on the part of Great Britain, ever, in common with several of my predecessors, elections.

with a desire on her part to include in one compre- directed the Ministers of France and England to Our grateful thanks are due to an All-merciful hensive settlement, as well this subject as the com- be assured that the United States entertain no Providence, not only for staying the pestilence mercial intercourse between the United States and designs against Cuba; but that, on the contrary, which in different forms has desolated some of the British Provinces. I have thought that what- I should regard its incorporation into the Union our cities, but for crowning the labors of the hus- ever arrangements may be made on these two sub- at the present time as fraught with serious peril. bandman with an abundant harvest, and the na- jects, it is expedient that they should be embraced Were this Island comparatively destitute of intion generally with the blessings of peace and in separate conventions. The illness and death habitants, or occupied by a kindred race, I should prosperity.

of the late Secretary of State prevented the com- regard it, if voluntarily ceded by Spain, as a most Within a few weeks the public mind has been mencement of the contemplated negotiation. Pains desirable acquisition. But, under existing circum-. deeply affected by the death of Daniel Webster, have been taken to collect the information required stances, I should look upon its incorporation into filling at his decease the office of Secretary of State. for the details of such an arrangement. The sub- our Union as a very hazardous measure. It would His associates in the Executive Government have ject is attended with considerable difficulty. If it I bring into the Confederacy a population of a dirsincerely sympathized with his family and the is found practicable to come to an agreement mu- ferent national stock, speaking a different language, public generally on this mournful occasion. His tually acceptable to the two parties, conventions and not likely to harmonize with the other memcommanding talents, his great political and pro- may be concluded in the course of the present | bers. It would probably affect, in a prejudicial fessional eminence, his well-tried patriotism, and winter. The control of Congress over all the pro- manner, the industrial interests of the South; and his long and faithful services, in the most import- visions of such an arrangement, affecting the rev- it might revive those conflicts of opinion between ant public trusts, have caused his death to be enue, will of course be reserved.

the different sections of the country, which lately lamented throughout the country, and have earned The affairs of Cuba formed a prominent topic in ,'' shook the Union to its center, and which have for him a lasting place in our history.

my last They remain in an un- so happily . In the course of the last summer considerable anxiety was caused for a short time by an official tion on the part of the Cuban authorities appears convention which had been concluded between intimation from the Government of Great Britain to exist. This feeling has interfered with the reg: 1 that Republic and the United States, for the prothat orders had been given for the protection of ular commercial intercourse between the United tection of a transit way across the Isthmus of Tethe fisheries upon the coasts of the British Prov- States and the Island, and led to some acts of huantepec, and of the interests of those citizens of inces in North America against the alleged en- which we have a right to complain. But the Cap- the United States who had become proprietors of croachments of the fishing vessels of the United tain General of Cuba is clothed with no power to the rights which Mexico had conferred on one of States and France. The shortness of this notice treat with foreign Governments, nor is he in any her own citizens in regard to that transit, has and the season of the year seemed to make it a degree under the control of the Spanish Minister thrown a serious obstacle in the way of the attainmatter of urgent importance. It was at first ap- at Washington. Any communication which hement of a very desirable national object. I am prehended that an increased naval force had been may hold with an agent of a foreign Power is in- still willing to hope that the differences on the subordered to the fishing grounds to carry into effect formal and matter of courtesy. Anxious to put ject which exist, or may hereafter arise, between the British interpretation of those provisions in the an end to the existing inconveniences, (which the Governments, will be amicably adjusted. This convention of 1818, in reference to the true intent seemed to rest on a misconception,) I directed the subject, however, has already engaged the attenof which the two Governments differ. It was soon newly-appointed Minister to Mexico to visit Ha- tion of the Senate of the United States, and rediscovered that such was not the design of Great vana, on his way to Vera Cruz. He was respect- quires no further comment in this communication. Britain, and satisfactory explanations of the real fully received by the Captain General, who con- The settlement of the question respecting the objects of the measure have been given both here ferred with him freely on the recent occurrences; port of San Juan de Nicaragua, and of the controand in London.

but no permanent arrangement was effected. versy between the Republics of Costa Rica and The unadjusted difference, however, between In the mean time, the refusal of the Captain Gen- Nicaragua, in regard to their boundaries, was conthe two Governments as to the interpretation of eral to allow passengers and the mail to be landed sidered indispensable to the commencement of the the first article of the convention of 1818 is still a in certain cases, for a reason which does not fur- ship-canal between the two oceans, which was the matter of importance. American fishing vessels || nish, in the opinion of this Government even a good li subject of the convention between the United

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