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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 thorized.....

.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.
..342 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

Ottowas.

.357
Globe and Appendix...

. .341, 343
Fort Leavenworth, appropriation for bridges and

Pawnees...

.358
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..

.357
salaries of deputy surveyors.

Delaware.

.351
Quapaws. :

.358
light-houses.
.343
.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

.358
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

.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
of..

..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
fees of, for services within the past six years, 335

Globe, Congressional, and Appendix, appropria- | Internal Improvements—see Harbors.
tion for...

.....341, 343 | lowa, 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-

J.
of Iowa, regulation of terms of..

.338

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.

1.353
Downing, A.J., appropriation for arrears due,
Dragoman, Assistant in Turkey, office of abol. Hospitals, marine, at-
Home Department-see Interior.

Kanzas Indians, appropriations for the......357

communication between Kansas River and Fort
ished.

.342
Napoleon...

..347
Leavenworth

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

Evansville..
.347 ) Kent, Edward, payment to..

.347
E.
Natchez...

.347 || King, J. B., settlement 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

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

I.

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...

..341
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

military reservations for Indians, in California, Lee County, (lowa,) claim of, to be audited and
to be defaced when deposited..

...363
New Mexico, and Utah
.359 paid ..

....346
penalty for using or attempting to use twice, 363 negotiations with tribes west of Missouri and Lee, Richard B., payment of..

..352
Executions, in District of Columbia, regulation Iowa....

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

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

....354
Executive, appropriation for the............344
northeast building.

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

.359 preparation of catalogue of.... .......344
northwest building.

.345
southeast building.

appropriations for, in the deficiencies appropri- Life-boats, metallic, a substitute for, may be ac-
.345 ation bill.

.342 cepted by inspectors in certain cases.....365
southwest 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...

Chippewas ..
.343 Alabama.

...355
F.
of Saganaw..

.356 California
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.

Pensions, Navy, appropriations for..........332 Continued.

.352 pay of purser in California

...332

half pay to widows and orphans.. Louisiana ....

his clerk....

.352 | Perjury, false swearing under fee bill made...337 Maine....

.354 pay of commandant's clerks at, and clerks of the Piankeshaw Indians, appropriation for the ...358 Massachusetts.

.354, 355 yard, the navy-yards at Boston, New York, | Postage stamps, penalties for offenses concerning, Michigan. ...354 Washington, Norfolk, and Pensacola....352

363 New Jersey.. .354, 355 nautical almanac..

.353 envelopes to be defaced when deposited....363 New York.. ...354 wind and current charts..

.353 Postmaster-General, salary increased... ..350 Ohio. .455 observatory. :

.353 assistants to be hereafter appointed by the PresOregon... .355 naval hospitals..

.353 ident with advice of the Senate..........363 Rhode Island..... .354 navy-yards.

.353 Postmaster at Cleveland and Richmond, compenSouth Carolina.

.355
magazines.
.353, 354 sation of....

..363
Texas..
..355 marine corps..

.354 Post Office, deficiency appropriation for......342 Virginia..

...355
survey of coast of Gulf of Mexico.. .354

general appropriation bill for...

..354 Littell, J. S., payment to.

.341

pay of the medical officers who served in Mex restoration of proceeds of property stolen from
M.
ico with marines...
.354 the mail...

....354
Mail Steamships, appropriation bill for......355 | Navy Pensions, appropriations for the... ... .332
department of the, appropriations for......345 act of 1852, ch. Ill, sec. 3, respecting route

agents, repealed....

....354 investigation, and report to be made concerning.

.355

Navy, Secretary of the, compensation of, in advertisement, of letters uncalled for in Califorlines to Havre and Bremen may be discontin: Navy-yards, appropriation for, at

creased,
..350 nia and Oregon..

.354 ued.....

appropriation for Ocean steamers.. .355 .....355 Marine Corps, appropriation for..

Boston..

.353 .354

Cleveland, &c., Railroad, made a post road, 361

Memphis... Marshals, fees of, as prescribed in general fee bill

.353

.363

all railroads made post roads... of 1853.....

New York..

.353 ....335, 336, 337

compensation of postmasters at Cleveland and limit of compensation of..

Norfolk...
.353 Richmond, ...

......363
..336
accounts of..

Pensacola ..

.353 .166, 336

compensation of deputy postmasters.......363 in California and Oregon, extra pay of.....337

Philadelphia.

.353 penalty for offenses concerning stamped envel

Portsmouth. of Washington Territory, pay of.....339, 340

.353

....363

opes... of South Carolina, pay of...

San Francisco..

.353 .336

stamped envelopes to be defaced when deposWashington. .353

.363
.351
McCauley, Daniel S., payment to.
McReynolds, John, payment to.

.343
pay of clerks at

.352 carriage of, on railroad from the Mississippi to
Menomonee Indians, appropriation for..356, 357
disposition of the lands at Brooklyn.......354

.333

the Texan boundry. Messengers, Electoral, appropriation for payment

New Castle, Delaware, arsenal site of, to be recon Post Roads, all railroads made, or which shall be of...

.352
conveyed to...
.331

..363

made, declared to be..... Meteorological observations, appropriation for,353

New Mexico, military reservations in, for Indian Cleveland, &c., Railroad, and its continuation,
Mexico, boundary with, restrictions on survey of,

purposes
...359 declared to be......

....353
in act of 1852, ch. 108, removed in part...331
provisions respecting legislative assembly of, 363 general bill for constituting..

.....361 appropriation for survey of....... .349

pay of commissioners to draft a code of laws Pattawotomie Indians, appropriation for the..358 extension of time of appointments of officers of

for....

.363 of Huron, appropriation for the....... .358 the..

.349
extra session of, authorized...

...363 Preëmption lands in California, how far subject Miami Indians, appropriations for the.......357

New York Indians, appropriation for the ....357 to..... Military Academy, appropriations forthe, 338, 341

Norris, E. S., payment to ... .

.342 act of 1846 respecting, suspended preëmption Military Bounty Land Warrants—see Bounty,

0.
claims extended.....

.364 Military Asylum, appropriation for a western, 352 Oath of Olice, of William R. King, administra

right of, extended to the alternate reserved sec

.360 Military Contributions, act concerning, extend

tions on the lines of railroad..... tion of

......341 ed.. ...352 Observatory--see National Observatory.

in reservations, on account of French or Span

..360 Military Reservations in California, for Indian

ish claims... Ocean Steamers, appropriation bill for.......355 Printers, fees of.

...337 purposes.....

.359 investigation and report to be made concerning: | Prisoners, how committed, brought into court, settlements near, forbidden. ..360

355 in Oregon ... ..334 lines to Havre and Bremen may be discontinued,

&c......

..337 Military Storekeepers in Oregon, California, and

Prize cases, costs in, how paid...

355 New Mexico, pay of..... ..351 Officers, act to prevent frauds on treasury by, 337

Proctor, Amos, explanation of act of 1844, ch.

.351 Mills, Clark, to be employed to make an eques penalty, for offenses of, as to records.

168, concerning. ..338

...335 trian statue of George Washington......332

Proctors, fees of....

penalty for taking a receipt by, for more than to be compensated for his statue of Andrew

is paid

.359

Public Buildings, appropriations for, 341,348, 349 Jackson... .351 land, how long to hold their offices... .361

Public Documents, binding of, execution of..344 Minnesota, appropriation for roads in.. ..331 Ohio, surrender of part of Cumberland Road to,

Public Grounds, appropriation for......348, 349 appropriation for public buildings in. ...360

332

purchase of alanthus trees forbidden.......348 appropriation for school lands in....... .364 Omaha Indians, appropriation for the........357

attached to the Capitol and Executive Mansion general appropriation for... ..346 Oregon, school lands in.......

to be under the management of the public gar...331 dener.....

.348 Minot's Ledge, site for a light-house in place of appropriations for military roads in. .331

..331 the one authorized on..

Public Lands, school lands in Oregon. .355 provisions for settlers in.

.334 claim of R. B. Forbes and others for a light

school lands in California.... surveyor general of, an act concerning. .334

..340 boat at, to be investigated and paid......335

school lands in Washington......
to have a seal.....

.361
school lands in Alabama..

1.332 Mint, issue of new silver coins from, and their land reservations in...

.234

.....331 weight.... .334, 335 provision for sale of lands in.

relocation of bounty land warrants.

..234 their size and devices. .343 fees of jurors, witnesses, marshals, &c., in, 337

disposition of papers, &c., where land offices purchase of bullinn for.. .336 act erecting northern part of, into the Territory

are abolished.... private deposits for, forbidden.

of Washington......

...338
grant to Arkansas, and Missouri, for a railroad,

333 regulations concerning 335 government jurisdiction of, with Washington

...333 act when to take effect.. .335, 343 Territory over Columbia River ..

price of alternate sections doubled...

.340 new gold piece of three dollars to be issued..335 Osage Indians, appropriation for the ...... .357 grant to towns of Belleview, Burlington, and

.333 charge for casting... .335, 343 Ottoe Indians, appropriation for the........

Dubuque.....

.357 persons to make devices for new coins.....343 Ottowa Indians, appropriation for the. ..231

rights of settlers, their widow's, &c., in Oregeneral appropriation for. .346 and Chippewas, appropriation for the... .357

gon...

.334 accounts of...

sales of, in Oregon, authorized. .339, 346

P. transfer to, from assay office..... ..350

officers to be appointed.

.334 Pacific, survey of route for a railroad to the ..352 provisions respecting assay office of, at New

..334

reservations .. ..350, 351

from the Mississippi River to the, appropriation compensation of surveyor general in Oregon, 334 in California, extension of time for bids for, 343

for....

...333 military reservations in California, Ulah, or refining by private establishments.........350

Paper, appropriation for....

..349 New Mexico, for Indian purposes......359 Missionary Stations in Washington Territory: Paupers in the District of Columbia, appropriation

Patent Office, appropriation for.....341, 342, 345 right of preëmption in the alternate reserved grant of........

sections in lines of railroad....... for

....348, 349 Missouri, grant of land to, for a railroad.....333

on lines in California....

...360 Missouri Indians, appropriations for the.....357

Pawnee Indians, appropriation for the.......358 in reservation, on account of French or SpanMudd, J. T., payment to....

Penalties for extortion-see Extortion. ....349

ish claims... for offenses respecting stamped envelopes—see President authorized to change location of land N. Envelopes.

offices... National Observatory, appropriation for the..353 for taking a receipt for more money than is

or to abolish them in certain cases.........

..345 salary of assistant astronomer at..........352 paid

.....359 in California, survey of, authorized and regulaNautical Almanac, appropriation for the.....353 in the act to prevent frauds on the treasury..337

ted.. Naval Academy, appropriation for the.... .353 ) Pensions, Invalid, of widows of revolutionary sol officers to be appointed..

..360 Navy, general appropriation bill for the......352 diers......

.332 grant of school lands.

..360 salary of assistant astronomer............ .352 appropriations for...... .332 location of school lands..

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.......361

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...338

...364

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......361 appropriation for acknowledging the services secretary. bonds of.. ..361 of foreigners in cases of rescue from ship legislative assembly..

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

....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

..............339 his salary...

the .....
..358 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 exgrant for schools in Minnesota............363 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 of.. ...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. 1.352

344 jurisdiction over Columbia River.

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

.351 Statistics, agricultural, appropriation for collection Q.

Water, supply of, to City of Washington....348 ..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.

....333 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... ..341 ing... 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.....

of armories, inquiry as to appointment of..351 | Alcott, Sidney S., allowed to enter land..... ..366 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
.360

.369 for Oregon, duties of.......... surplus fees of, for bounty land warrants to be

Armistead, Elizabeth, pension of..... .334

...366 paid into Treasury.... .348 || Surveys, of the coast-see Coast Surveys.

Armstropg, 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 of railroad route to the Pacific...

366 .364

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

...363
ved...

.364 | Baden, Frances E., pension of....... ..370 Riley, Brigadier General Bennett, settlement of

T.
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 judgappropriation 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 of..... .....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, Iowa, grant of land to.

.368 ed....

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

.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, Iowa, grant of land to..........

...368 Seamen, appropriation for. ......

.348 Vice President, salary of, increased..........350 Bush, Captain, payment of company of, for serfees of, when they return to be witnesses...337 administration of oath of office to William R.

vices in Florida........

.....369 Seekonk River, amendment of appropriation for, King....

....341

C. 365 | Virginia, settlement of claim of...... .352 Secretary, of California land claim commission, payment to Captain McRae's company of vol- California, expenses of, paid by General Riley, to ...349 unteers from.....

.352 be allowed in his accounts.....

.368 of census board, pay of.. ..364 | Vouchers, false, penalty for officers taking re Capers, Jim, pension of..

..367 of State, pay of, increased.

.350 ceipts for more than they pay..... ..359 | Carr, John, arrears of pension of, to be paid to his assistant to, to be appointed. .350

children...

..367 of the Interior, pay of, increased. .........350

Carrier Pigeon, The, name of the Ontario changed of the Navy, pay of, increased.... ...350 Walker, Courtney M., payment to........ ...359

....372 of the Treasury, pay of, increased.........350 War, Secretary of, salary.of, increased......350 Chelsea, Massachusetts, right of way granted to, of War, pay of, increased... ...350 to report respecting manufacturing arms by

370 Seminole Indians, of Florida, appropriation for contract.

..352 || Cleveland and Pittsburg Railroad, right of way the .. .357 Washington City, supply of water to........348 granted to.....

....369 Seneca Indians, appropriations for the.......359 Washington, George, appropriation for an eques Click, Henry, increase of pension of...

........371 and Shawanees, appropriation for the......359 trian statue of...

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

....371 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...

:.342 | Converse, John P., payment to...

.............373 and Senecas, appropriations for the........358 Washington Territory, establishment of the..338 | Corderey, David, payment to representatives of, Shipping, registers and enrollment to issue to for boundaries...

..338

373 eign vessels wrecked, and purchased by Amer reservation of power of United States respecting | Covert, Cornelius, payment to...... .371 ican citizens and repaired at a certain cost, 331 Indians....

..338 Craig, Elizabeth, pension of..

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APPENDIX

TO THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE.

320 CONG.....20 Sess.

Message of the President.

New SERIES.......No. 1.

OF THE

Tuis 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 the United States, the Reports of the Executive Depart five years after the negotiation of the treaty. In '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 tion, to open all the other outer bays to our fish- || that his conduct toward the steamers employed pendix and the laws for this session, (payable in advance,), ermen, was abandoned, in consequence of the op43 00.

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-mercifull 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 circumdeeply 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 bring into the Confederacy a population of a difsincerely 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 annual message. They remain in an un been so happily compromised. In the course of the last summer considerable easy condition, and a feeling of alarm and irrita The rejection by the Mexican Congress of the 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: 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 he ment 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- i 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 l subject of the convention between the United

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