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LA U'.V OF THE UNITED STATES. „
PASSED A T THE SECOXD SESSJOtrOE THE THIK I t
TY-FurJITH CONORS*** a
Ax- act to aataorite the toning of _£»_■ «* '">' l "|» •
Lands iv the Town ui'Sl.'.kl.ii.lge, state ol Wmensm. 9
niid.fur uthrrjrarpoaaa. - - - -- - „
11.- ,1 . nocrerf by Ihe tj.,, ~'.• and House of Representatives s
„f the Cite J State-cf America in o>ne_-st» ■}«••"•'■•' •
-Chat, ni"i. »',ti,!.'..lurypr..ul' being made that an eccu- r.
puitu, I,'!1 ,'! nnpatentsd- land in the town of Stock- »
f.rlili,. i!,,!,.',"t County, in the State of Wisconsin, which
h at, by treaty or otherwise, been allotted .0 any Indwld
:, 11 '«,'„. ■■. 01 ihe Siockbridge or Mun.ec, tribe of In- ;
.1 i.ns are the niircuii-ors, grantees, or assignees of inch
member, of f Jd
lie authorial to issue patents' for the land so occupied to
ouch purchasers, grant,*., or .Mimees, respectively;
Provided, That ill cue of conflicting claim, to any of the
10t..,, hud thi coii.iui-sir'ner ofthe general lsnd office is
authorized to hear the proofs or the respective claimants,
and to deride which of such claimants are Juatly entitled
10 said land, mid patents sha.l be Issued in axordance J
with such decision.
Sic. 2. And be it furth'r enacted, Thst patent, issued |
according to this act shall vet In the patentee title to the
laud described ill smli patent, in fee simple, .übject to
nny valid lien or incumbrance thereon crcatud by said
patsßteeor those under whom he chims.
Sic. 3. And be il further enacted, That tho lots nf land
in said town of Itockbrldge belonging to tho United
States, not ii'-reiubeliire directed to be patented, shall bo
attached to ami form a pintx.f the Henaana litmi district,
anil if, la tlie opinio!! of the cointnissiimei' of the general
laud ollkc.ii shall bo for the public Interest, toe same may
lie sold at the minimum price of three dollars per acre for
lots irontlag on Lake Winut bago,flvc dollars per acre for
the two tiers of lots ftunttng on the military road, one
tic.- of lots on each -i-U- thereof, and two dollars and fifty
cents per acre for the residue ol mid land to actual
BOttiets therein; poaaeeslngthe qualifications requisite tv
uoquli. pre-emption right.., who -hell provs to the satis
faction of tli" register of the laiid-olrtco nt Mena.-ha, Wis
consin, tU_t 11.3 or she has made in.proYsiw.-nle to the
valiw of Mat less than fifty d,liars, and is actually resid
ing upon tho laud: the titan of paying the purchase price
WAV bo extended lor a period not exceeding one year
Irom the i>.i~s.i-..i ot this oct: Provided, That no such
actual settler sh~.ll be permitted to pre empt morn than
two cuntigiious lots on which ho or she has niado lvi-
Sroveroeiits of tlm value of not less than one hundred
oilars. The lands not sold within one year an herein
before provided, shall ho brought Into market and sold at
not less than the mlnliimm pricw (lxod by thi. act.
.Approved, March 3, mO4.
An Act to gui t 'lilies in Favor of Pal tie. In actual Pos
sessions of Lands situsted in tho District of Columbia.
.'J it enacted hu t'te Senate and House of Representa
tives of the United Volts of America in Congress asscmb'nt,
That all deeds hsrotofofe recorded iv tlie laud records of
the District of Columbia, which havo been executed and
acknowledged by leiumes covert (their husbnudi having
signod and lealofl the same) Tor conveying any real estate,
or int.ro.st IbsreJn, situated in laid district; nnd All ac
kniiwleilgcmenls of deads heretofore recorded, as alore-
Kiiid, which have lm "li made by feinmes covert (whether
fhey have executed the deed or nut) for tho purpose of t
releasing fhclr claims to dower in tho lauds described
tlierelil, situated as aforesaid, in which acknowledgements ,
the form preeoribed by law has not been followed: and
nil deeds lierctoforo recorded, ns nforcs,-iid, whi.li have (
been executed and acknowledged by an attorney-iii-facf,
duly uppuintel for conveying real estate situated iv said
district; and all deed* heretofore recorded, as aforesaid,
ueMted and acknowledged, or only acknowledged by
such iiltorn'-v-iu-l'iict, for conveying real estate situated
In mid district, as ti which the ni knuwledgenient was .
made liefore ofllciis dilfereiit from those before whom
proof of tho power of attorney was mvde, aud as to
which the power of attorney was proved before only one .
justko of thn pence; and all deeds heretofore executed (
and recorded as aforesaid for the purpose or conveying
laud situated hi said district, acknowledged out of
the District of Columbia, before a judge of a United ,
Slates court, or before two aldermen of a city,
or the chief magistrate of a city, or before a notary ,
public; and all deeds heretofore executed nud ro
conle! BB aforesaid for ) he purpose of conveying
lands situated iv snid district, acknowledged by an nt- 1
torueylu-fact, duly appointed, or by an officer of a cor
pnratiuo, duly authorlud, who has ai-kapwledged Ihe
• .on to be his ad and deed, instead of the act nnd deed
of tho grantor or of the corporation; and all deeds here
tofore executed and recorded as aforesaid for the pur
pose of oonvoyrng land rttuated in said district to which
net* Il not annexed a legal eerthlcate a* to th* official
c-araeleT af the otßoer or offlesnt-alagtteacknowledg
ment, .ball be, and the aamo are hereby, declared to be
of the same effect and validity to pass the fee simple or |
other est.il-i int.-need to be conveyed, and bar dower in j
tlie real estate therein mentioned in favor of parties in
nctuil po.isrssion, claiming under and thioiigh such
deeds, ss if such deed, bad been hy such femmes covert
executed nint acknowledged, or acknowledged in case of j
1 dower right, in th* form heretofore prescribed by law; ,
as if Hitr.h deed, had teen executed and ackno.vle.tged by ,
the grantor in tho deed: as if such power of attorney
had been moved before the officer or officers taking the
acknowledgment; as if such power of attorney had been
proved before two (nstlee. of the peace; and if .uch ac
knowledgment had been made before any Judge of a 1
State court, or belire two justices of the peace; a. If .uch j
attorneys-in-fact or cancer of a corporation had acknowl- T ,
edged id • deed to be the doed of the grantor or of tho I .
corporation; m if mich deeds had thereto annexed a cr- I .
tificftto In legal furni, that the officer or officers taking
the acknowledgement were really what they purport to
be: Proiriitcd, That tho certificate of acknowledgement
hy a feinme covert ihal! show that the acknowledgement
waaaude "npait" or "privily from her husband,or
use sumo other term Importing that her Acknowledgment
was made out of his presence, and also that she acknowl
edged or declared Hint sh» willingly executed or thatshn
willingly acknowledged the deed, or that the same was
her voliiutarr act. or to that effect: And prodded, also.
That When the power of attorney shal! have [boon] execu
ted hv a ftuiise covert the same shall he effectual andsiilli
of tho same as would be oulttcient, under the provision, o:
thla net, to pass hor estate and Interest therein were she
11 puny executing tho deed of conveyance, the record
nnd copy thereof of any deed recorded es aforesaid to be
evidence thereof, iv tno same manner and to have the
.nmo effect ftR if snt.li deed bad been originally executed,
■ickunwlodged and recorded according to law.
Sec. .. And it be further enacted, That all exceptions
In favor of parlies' beyond the District of Columbia,
which may by cxisliug laws be replied or relied on iv any
action or proceeding brought iv said district, ere herehy
repealed and abrogated: Provided, That till* section shall
Dot effect the right of parties in action, now pending,
and such us may bri brought within three years from the
passage of tills act.
S_c. a. Ani be it farther enacted, That the acts of Con- .
area, approved Mny liiirty-ltrst, eighteen hundred and
thirty-two, aad April twenty, eightecu hundred end
thlrty-u;,,..!, iv reference ta the acknowledgement and
vooordlng oi' deed, of land situated iv said district, shall
be taken and comtrui d as cun.ulntlvn with the acts of
• Maryland on tho same subject Iv tore* iv said district at
the passngo thereof, and tli.it an acknowledgement made
and cci lifted in compliance with any 0110 of said acts, and
before any efdeen authorised by either of said nets to
tnko mi .-.i'k:io\i-lviii;'..:iKiit, (whether In OMttt of the Dis
trict of Coi.iii:!'ei.i eliiiii be good and eliectuul: and if it
shall appear that the grantor " ucknowL-dgedaald deed."
It shall hare the -ome enact a* If he or ihaacknowiexlged
thodooil to bo his or hor act and dead. And any uc
knoat|edgenieui iv ide l.y it fonuue covert under either of
said am of Lol _.i , ■ Idch sl.nll be siiltlclent under th.
Inovisions of tliis net; of any deeds executed by hor lius
iiind, and herelol'ure recorcd ii. tlio District of Coluinhia,
shall be fc-ood and on. ctun! to bar all claim on her part to
dower In via liunls described therein situated in said dis
trict, *lt_«agn slie sliall not have executed the same.
Approved, Match o, 1860.
An Acr lUrtUcr to piuvide tor tho Verification of In
Be it enacted by the Senate and Home of Representa
tives of the United Stales af Aawrfaa fit Congress ttWSW \
bled, That all cuusn'oir offlcers of the United Slates ho ,
and tUcy aro hereby, autherlaad to require before ,
certifying any invoice or invoicos under the provisions of ,
tho first section ef the act entitled "An act to prevent ,
and punish urendi tipuii tho ravanaa. to provide for the
more certain nud sp'-e.ly collection of tfolu.s iv tavor uf j
tho Crdlsd Mtntes, and fur othor purpose*," nppi'oved ,
Maich third, eigliteeu liundred aud sixty-three, satisfuc- ,
tory evlajnco, either by the oath of the person or person. ,
pr sealing such invoices or otherwise, tlmt .uch iuvolco. ,
ar correct and true: Pevvided, That tn tlie exercise of ,
th"o discretion hereby given, tho laid consular others y
shall he governs" by such general or special regulations a
or instruction, ns may from time to time bo established
or given by tho Boeretary of State. _
Approved, March u\ 1300. _
AM Act .'.m.tidatury of "An Act to amend an Art enti- ~
tlesl an 'Act to promote the Progress of the useful ,j
Arts,' approved March three, eighteen huudred and ~
Be it enacted tks fi:nate and House of Representatives J
ofthe. Unit*! Slabs of America in Congress assembled, I
That any person having an interest iv an invention, '
whother a. inventor or assignee, for which a pateut was
ordered to issue upon the payment of tho final foe, us pr* '
vided in seetiou three of an act Approved March three,
eighteen hunilrod nnd sixty-three, hut who has failed to
make payment of the llunl fee as provided in said ait,
shall have the right to mike an application for a patent
fat his invention tlio sumo as lv the case of an original
Application, provided such application lie made within
twoyoars after tho date of the allowance of the original
application: Provided, That nothing heroin shall bo so
ron.triiod as to hold responsible In dsmsge.any peism.
who havo manufactured or used Any article or thing for
which a patent Aforesaid was ordered to issue. This act
eh ill apply to all cases now in iho patent-office, and also
to such M sliall hereafter be Bled. And all acts or parts
of acts Inconsistent with this act are hereby repealed.
Approved, March 3, ISC'.
Am Act to amend tho third Section of an Act entitled
"An Act making Appropriation for sundry C yil hx
p mses of the llovcruineiit for the * ear ending tlie thir
tieth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and
for other Purposes." so far us the same relate, to a It
liesees in the Omits of the United States.
Be. il enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives
ofthe United Stales of America in (hngress assembled,
that the third section of an act entitled "An net making
appropriation, fur sundry civil expenses of the Ooverll
ine.it fur the year ending tho thirtieth of June, eighteen
hundred and sixty-live, and for other purposes," lie, nnd \
the same hereby U, amended by adding thereto tho fol- (
lowing proviso": I'rovided, further. That in action, by or (
agninst executors, Hdmiuistraturs, or guardians, in which f
jnilgment may be rendered for or against them, neither |
party shall he allowed to tostify against the other as to i
any transaction with, or statement by the testator, Into.- §
t»te, or word, unless called to testify thereto by the oppo- t
site \sirty, or requirod to testify tlierete by the court. t
Approved March 3, I-' ■
As Act In delation to the Naval Observatory. E
Be it enacted fay the Senate and House nf Representatives r,
of the United States of America in Congress assembled, P
That so much of tho Hist section of the act of third of J
Aiic.u-t, one thousand eight hundred and forty eight, en- C
titled "An act making appropriation, for the naval .<<i n
vtcefor the year ending the thirtieth of Jnne, one thou- ti
sand eight hundred and forty-nine," as requires that tlie p
superintendent of the naval olsiervatory at Washington I
city .hall be a captain, commander, i, r lieutenant In the
n.vy, be. and is hereby, repealed, and uo officer of the
navy employed as superintendent shall receive other A
than the ohoro-duty pay of his grade.
Approved, March 3,1885.
Ax Act to extend the Provisions "of the first Section of t'
"All Act for tiio li.ivernniont of Persons lv certain Fish- n
erics." approved June nineteenth, eighteen huudred a
Re it enacted by the. Senate and Bouse' of Repretenia >
(ita if t/u toiled. Motel */ .tmtfffa in Vongrtss at »
sembled, That the provisions of the lirsl seetinn of "An
act fur the government of pmwolis in certiiilt lisherieii,"
approved ou the nine!eeuth of June, In tlie year one
thousan.l eight humlied .mil thirteen, stiall extciui and
apply to the master or skipper aiel seamen of reaselsol
tnebnrtban of twenty tons or upwards, ~miliii, .1 ac
cording to law for currying ou the mackerel Bsheriee,
bound from a port iv the United States to he employed v
such fisheries, in tho same wuy as it such list ci i.s bad
hecu cuihraced in said act: l\oridvd. That tho agree
mgiituamod iv said section shall be duly made, indorsed
Approved, March 3,1865.
As Act to incorporate the "Colored Union Benevolent
Bt it enacted by tht Senate and House of Repmcntniics
cf the United States of America in Congress aneatnleel,
That 11 urile-ii Snowden, Charles Brown, James Wright,
Bandy Alexander, Henry Logan, Charles Wilson, Henry
Brooks, John Shorter, Joseph Shorter, and their associ
ates and successors, ba, and they are herohy, cuiistttiitc'l
anddeclared to lm n body i-diii.-and corporate, by the
name and title of the Colored Union Benevolent Assoct.i
tlon, located in the city of Washington, and by it., cot i».
rata name said nskociatlon shall have perpetual laeceau ■"
with power to sue and be sued, to implead and ba im
pleaded, In any court of the United States or of tba
District of Columbia, of competent jiiiiuliction: tore
ceive subscriptions, gifts and benefits, and to Bisks encS
rules and by-laws as shall he deemed necessary mid ex
pedient for thoaovornmei.t of the aißOclatloß, and to
alter the same, from time 1., time. IB snchawdsaainaU
be prescribed therein: Proei.l,,l, ,dwav>. Unit sin h nil -
nnd by laws shnlll be in Bowlso lucou.lstoot WitU th
coiietllutlonandlawsof the United I- s, „r will, II,"
objects or the association. The onjecta of the tv 00,.,
Hon me hereby declared to be lonrovldofcr the care and
comforl of such mcinliers as shall be sick __»hled,oi
deiieiidint, and of the Inmilics olsiich aiotnosra, la . aces
where the proper olllcsrs of the BBSp. m Hon shall.l.-.m i
expedient, and also IB provide for th. , Cent iliteniienl
of .uch psnonsaa b»j .lie la membership ..t vie ■ aoi i
ation or belonging to the familic of -uch iiii'iul.cs
Sec .. And be. it farther enacted, That atid aeaoflatlon
shall have power to held real estate.or personal and mix. (I
ostate, by purchase, gift, or devise, for tho pin■•..-.»
of such association and no other, and to base, sell, 01
convoy such real citato, or mixed .stare, Br personal
pnipertv, aa may be devised or donated to such ussociu
tlon, cud the leasing or sals ofwhicliwill promote the
Intel esls of said association.
88C.3. And be it further enacted. That Cngr.-» sin!
have tho right at any time, to modify, amend M repeal
Approved, March 3,1999.
An Act to amend an Art entitle,! "An Art to iacorpo;
rate the Metropolitan Railroad Company in the ln.li c t
Be it enacted l»l the S-iiate and House of Represcntalie, I
of the United Statu tf America in Onujrut anemblext,
That an net entitled "An act to incorporate the Metro
politan Railroad Company in the Disiri.t of Colninl "
approved July first, eighteen hundred an.! .sixty-lour, be,
and the Mima hereby is, Amend.si as hereinafter set forth,
naiiisly, that the first lection be, and haraby is, amended
by striking out all after the words "along 11 street BOrtb
to Seventeenth street west, intersecting the duiib!,'track
road," and inserting : also a double or single track rail
way, commencing nt the intersection of 1) street north
and Fiiui'-uiiil-a-half street west, along ]''our-Aiid-u-h:i!f
.Iroet west to the. gate of the ataaaalt also a double or
single truck branch railway, coiiiiiieni.ing at tlie Inter
section of Ninth street west and the Washington canal,
along Ninth street west to M street north, along M street
north le Twelfth street west, and along Twelfth street
west to thfl Washington canal stnl Maryland avenue to
the l'utomae River; ulso a double or single track branch
railway, commencing at the intersection ot Massachusetts
avenue and 11 street north, along Massachusetls avenue
to X street north, along X street north lo the circle, with
the privilege of extending the said branch road nt any time
along X strset north to Rock creek, across Hie bridge
over Hock crock to Water street, Georgetown, along Wa
ter street iv Ueorrotown to Urceu street, along ursaa
street to Guy street.' anil along (lay street and First street
to Payette street, Georgetown, with the privilege of ex
tending at auy time the road now In operation from Sev
enteenth street west to tho Capitol, from the present ter
minus of said road on A street north, along A street north
to First street east, along First street east to h'nst Capitol
street, along East Capitol street to Ninth street east.
along Ninth street east to L street south, with Ihe right
to run public curriaitcs thereen,drawn by horse power,
receiving therefor v rate of fare not exceeding eight cuts
per passenger, for any distance between tlie termini of
either of Ihesaid main railways, or between the termini
of said branch railways, or between either t, iiiiinus of
| said main railway and the terminus of cither of said
branch railways: Prodded, That the use aad iiiaintc
nanco of tlie said road shall be subject to the iiiiiniciji.'il
regulations of the city of Washington within il* oorpo* j
Sec. 2. And be. it further enacted, That section eight
he, and hureby is, amended by striking out the Wo us
" live hundred thousand dollars," and Inserting the words,
"one million dollars:" Provided, That the directors of
said Metropolitan Railroad Compa..y shall have power to
rtonire the subscriber, to tho capital stuck tv pay the
amount by them respectively subscribed at such time, in
soch manner, and in inch Instalments as they may deem
proper; aud if any stockhulders shall refuse or neglect
to pay auy instalments, as required hy a resolution of the
tioard or directors, after reusonablo notice of the same,
tho said board of directors may sell at public auction, to
the highest bidder, so many shares id said stock us shall
pay said Instalments, (and the highest bidder shall be
taken to lie the person who otters to purchase tba least
number of shares for tho assessment due,) under such
general regulation" tti may bo adopted in the by-law) of
said corporation, or may sun for and collect the same in
any court of competent juriddicti.iu.
See. 3. 2nd be it further enacted, That lection seven
teen be, and hereby is, so amended as to Allow tlie Bald
corporation three years from the dato of the approval of
tills art Iv which lo complots tho railways herein d.s
teribed awl those aaHrtbed in the act to watch this is an
.•loUU'.lUjellt, ~.,.,....< BWi.W. * .....
second be, uud hereby is, imieiided by striking out tlie
words "at tho rate of twenty-Are for one dollar,'' and in
serting the words "at the rate of sixteen tor the dollar."
Sue. ft. And lie it further enacted, That the provision
prohibiting any exclusion from any car on amount of
color, already applicable to tho Metropolitan Railroad, is
hereby extended to every other railroad in the District of
Approved, March 3,1805.
AM Act to Incorporate the Continental Hotel Company
of the City of Washington.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Haute of Representatives
of the Inited Stales of America in Csrsfnm assembled,
Thst Lewis Delmouico, of New York City, U. 11. French,
Henry D. Cooke, John W. Forney, of Washington City,
Stephen Flanagan, William Overnold, Jr., J. Warren
Brown, of Maine, Thornton Smith, Qeorge P. Kellogg,
an.l George Plowman, of Philadelphia, and their nssuci
ates. aud al! persons who now orhereal'terinny be holders
of the'stuck hereinafter mentioned, shall be, and they
are hereby, declared to be constituted a liody politic or
cvi innate by the style of the Continental Hotel Compaay,
to bare perpetual succession, to be capable in law of
suing and being sued, to have a common si-al, and to have,
hold, receive, enjoy, and Ittko, either by absolute eon
veynnce iv lee simple or upon ground rent, and in case of
a conveyance upon ground rent wilh power to execute
the necessary cuvetiaut fur securing the pay-meat thereof,
such real estate as may be necessary or proper fur the
construction of a hotel in the city of Washington, wilh
such supplement.try buildings H may be adapted lo nnd
form part of the gelieial plan am! d'csigii thereof, witll
power to furnish and eijuip taoiami lm- the aooonunoda.
tlon and use of any parlies whu may be desirous of rent
ing and occupying (he same, ami tlie real estate, or atu
part thereof, when ill the opinion of said corpora I ion it
may bo proper to do so, to sell and to convey lo any per
son or iKirsuus who may be desirous uf purchasing the
sntne furniture and equipment thereof.
Sec. 2. Mmf le il further enacted,] That the capital
stuck of said corporation shall nut exceed two million
dollars, divided into twenty thousand shares of one Ban.
tired dollars each, and thai it shall be held as personal
property, and may ho transferred under such regulations
as the corporators shall Judge convenient.
Six. 3. And be it further enacted, that a general meet
ing of the corporators shall he annually held on the
second Monday of January, for the election ol five mana
gers, and the transaction of other business; but if such
meeting or election shall not then bike place, the corpo
ration shall not for that cause bo dissolved, but su. li meet
ing or election shall take place as soon then nfter as may
bo, Olio week's public notico thereof being first given in
at least two daily newspapers in the city ot Washington
Sec 4. And be it further enacted, That tlie election of
managers shall bo by ballot from among tho corporator.,
and that tn the enactmeut of by-laws for the govern
ine.lt of the corporation nnd its officers, mid in tlie de
cision of nil questions, whether of election of officers or
disfranchisement of corporators, either because nl then
.eUnqnenoy in paying for the amount of stock by them
purchased of the corporation, or for other onuses, and ou
all questions at the meetings of tho corporation, the cor
porators present, either in person or by proxy, shall sev
erally vote once for each shore of stock held by them.
Sec.S. And bt it further enacted, That the managers
ilull coiitinno In office until their successors are elected :
thoy shall elect ft president from among themselves,
supply vacancies in their number, whether occaslonoii by
death, resignation, or refusal to act, and shall have the
general and entire control of the affairs and Interosts of
the company,except so far as may be otherwise provide.'
'•y the corporators. Throe members shall be a quorul.
at those meetings.
S«c. 6. And it be further enacted. That until other
officers shall he duly elected, the persons named in thy
first lection of this act shall be held to lie managors of
the said corporation, and shall havo power nnd nuthority
Sic. 7. Ami bt it further enacted, That Congress mny
at any UM hereafter alter, amend, or repeal this charter.
Approved, March 3,186.5.
Aa Act providing for the Confinement af juvenile Offen
ders against the Laws af the United States in Houses o! '
Be it enacted by the Senate and House or Representatives '
of tht Lmted States of America in Cmgress assembled.
That juvenile ~ncii,l,.rs against the laws of the United ',
States, being under the ago „f riateaa years, and who
may hereafter he convicted of crime by __, court of ate )
United Btatoc, the punishment whereof shall be im
prisonment. shall be confined during the term uf sentence
In some heats of refuge t„ be deslg,,„ t( .,, ~y „„. 5 ,. rv ,., 111v
of the Interior, and shall tru 1ran,,,,,, t».,i »„ d daUvered to '
the warden or keeper of inch house of refuge by u„. ■__>
-linl of the district where such shall have occurred •~r il
such conviction be hail tn the District of Coluinbia,'theii
and in such case, the transportation and delivery ,|, a n _J ,
by the warden of the jail of said district, a „d the reason
able actual expense of the traniporuition, necessary sub
ihtonce, and tlire, and transportation uf assistants and
the marshal or warden, only, shall he paid by tho Score
tary of the Interior, out of the judiciary fund. '
BK. 2. And be it further enacted, Thst it shidi be the
duty of the Secretary of the Interior to contrast with the
managors or persons having control of such houses of |
refugo for the imprisonment, subsistence, aud proper em
pluytiieut of all such Juvenile offenders, and lo give the
several courts of the United States aud uf tho District of
Columbia notico of the places so provided lor thec.nfino
meut nf said offenders , and such offenders shall ho sen
tenced to codflnement In the house of refuge nearest the
place of conviction so designated by the Secretary of the
Approved, -forth 3,1806.
An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for
the better Organisation of Indian Affairs in California.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Home of Representatives
of the United States of America in Cmgrets assembled. That
the sum of sixty thousand dollars, or so 1111u.l1 thereof as
may bo necessary, We, and the same Is hereby, appropri
ated, out nf any money In the treasnry not otherwise ap»
propriated, for the purpose of enabling tho .Secro»rl , Jr ,
the Interior to pay the settler, m 11...aa v *_M_Lr"* T
roruia, for their Uppreveaientf «" Ik* Isanti. uWdii' ■«
Ui.-niii: /'..r.u'.i/, Tlnil bi'tor*'tho Kftiue or hiiy _"»*. °J
tlm money hi'itl.y !iji|-ropiiati-'l nlmll bapaid, t .ie *-•*■
Uuprovtmsnti ■hall hn ■pprilixl hy
of liiilijin ftilUn, tiio iMiliaii inrt ;.t Kjvid nwrvatioii,
rami the oTOuUbratet ami if, n tho
opinion of the Secretary of tlie totorior, their ippriwi
in. in ihatl be ivuMihitU,., tad i-kaii not i» (-***££*
Kiit*« e_tcc«d the sunt herein ..p l irni>ri..tM, the B«i<i iMffa
turv in haraby withoriwd In apply *'■«' **** " r /°
much thereof m bm| in- \iMtmtj t in puyim-nt m
the laid tmpnraawnta, takltu the pwoat wwj"
therefor: And prwtdtd. further. That the inoueye
hereby approprlaled be roimlmnwHl ft»w the procewiij ol
the ule« of Indian wrradoM ta add Stat.- ondar the*
proTliionaof tbaaol lapiwWalbt tba battar onwiiUa.
tiun of rndkn affiUra >'" OUlfbrnto, approved April eitfbt,
aJfthtaet. hundred and aixty-fijiir.
Approved, Marah '•>, Is**-
A* Act authori/iiiß the %* lfiM| "f the Trwuury lo
lme£2 m tefi I-ropartj af &a Pattad NtS -**•*
tied ai Bath, in tin- Itata d Maine.
Ba ,71 .tooted hy •% Saudi and House of Representatives
f lfh , ■-~.-.,,/ State* of America in Omgress assembled,
i'lnt the -tecretan of the Troaaaw la haraby authorized
to leoae the \vh.iit'i'r<M"'-'-.v betoiujliwfci tho Uultod States
-i'lni.-i nt Bath, In tne Itataof lulaa, for v ti-rm of
vi'd- 1 , the le-»ce malting nil repatatbaranaaai or he may
»1I tlie same nl hie dtacratiM if it in no longer in naa or
raqnlred for tho public aefrica, and he i?< hereby author-
t.> make, i racnta, and daMvtyMU needful conveya..-
,■ ■~« i,i the pnirhaiirr <■! prtrchaaan tltm-mf.
Approved, March 3,18tK».
An Act tn laoraaaa 111* 1 pay af Midshipmen ami otWrs.
•>/, if anmtedbjf tlr Srnate ond Home of Representatives
of the United Statu 0/ Amenta 61 CbaywM assembled,
That uiidshipiiK-ii, ;ift*-r their Bbbl ~<-.u!i-i.iic examinatfou
and nlitil their promotion lo the ~1 .:<!■■ of ensigu, lhall ba
paid al the vat' 1 of tight hundred dotoU-I poi aiiinint, while
o;i nt M. I'vi.T.
Six. _!. And be it further enact >f, Thai HLting nilllatt'
mate*, Hh.til ba .-lyiv.l inatea, am] tba eSecretary of the
Navy is hereby anfborlaad to IncraaM their pay to n sum
not oxceadlitg tlaty doflan per months
IIC. 8> And be it further enacted. That hereafter mat oa
limy ba rated, nam r 'authority of tho Secretary of the
ffaTy. frnmarntman ami nrilliiary wnman.ttlio h-ive en-
Hated iv the naval m-i vice for 80l ie«» than t\r<; yuan*, And
nwh rattaa of an aoilatad man, 01- hiu appointuieiit iim ru
oflteor, ihal] not rUatibarn him irom hia enltstiuent.
bo. 4. jlml Tie ff Jtittmf imicawf. That no aanaa ap
pointed, or rated an ofleof of cleikiutlio navy lhall ra»
reive any lmuuty while holding an appointment.
Km ■Bi »4nd 6* it fitrthtr enaattd. That all attt ot parts
of acta which are inrunsiHtMiit w itli the provi-iioti.n ot this
lift are hereby repealed.
#w. 6. Ahd be it further eoacUid, Thai "'ing pans*-. 1
aaabtanl inrgeoni and acting nrttcni niay ».»...anointed
in tin' M.m<> nianiter H acting assistant surge-on a are now
appointed, who nhall recetra the coiupenwtioii of their
AN Act to incorporate the "Capitol Hotel Company," lv
Washington City, l>ielric( of Columldo.
Ji, it tmackdbp the SemaU and House of Representatives
of Un 1 L'niicd States 0/ AsMrleti in Congrtss assembled %
Thai Charle* C. little and A. C. Wuhlmrn,of Beaton, in
the State of ItaaattChuaattiJ Qejorgi Folsom, Chtu-lei A.
Slid .11, and Frank Moore, of Now Vnrk city, in the State
<>t New York ; and Z. C. Kohhin«, of WaHhington, in tho
Dbtriet of Columhia, and their M.;»ociatM and micceasoru,
he. nnd they BTC henliy, liiODiponted and luade a hody
COTporate, hy the name"of "The Capitol Hotel Company,''
and hy tbikt name may me ami ho nted* plead and be im
pleaded, in any court of law or equity, of competent ju
risdiction, and be entitled to on and axendflsaß the
efn, righta, and privilege* iucident to Huch corpointion,
for the purpo.se of cut'-hli-diing and maintaining in eald
city of Washington, huildiug or huildings for a, hotel,
With rooms, shnpH, and oflicett, to be used therefor nnd
therewith ; and they may purchase nod hold real audptr-
Homil estate required and eonroatent therefor; and may,
nfter cuiißtruction thereof, b"!1, convey, or taaaa. and re
eaffa teal thei-'-foi', in whole or in party ai they may
clioose and find for the Internal of Rtld corporation.
IHO. '2. And be it farther enacted. That thucapital stock
Of laid mrporatioM shall not oxeead the RUB of one mill
ion flve hundred thooaand dollarw, aad that tho stock
■hall he divided into .h.ircs of one thoiir>and dollar* f-nch,
and fhalt be deemed penonal property, transit ratio in
■Bob manner aa the aaid eorporatlon hy it« hydaw_i may
bo. a. And ba U farther rmirted, That the government
nnd direction of the affairs of the oorpurrture Khali i»** in
vested in a I'o-trd ut' dtfoctora, not h-.sthau five iv num
ber, who -hall be elected h» the itockhoWera at their an
nual meetlßg, uhii-h shall be held vii the tirst Monday of
May in each year, from among the corpora tori and their
aafoclatefl and incoaaaera, in such manner as tho hy-lawu
of tald corporation may direct*
010, 4. And be i! further enacted. That tho said corpo
ration -diall have full power to make and prencrihe Mich
b] -lawt, l-atlea, and reffaiationi iw* tiny may deem needful
and proper for the di<-poKitlou and management of the
atock, property, aatate, and eflwtß of the corp4.ratfon. not
contrary to the charter or to the law* of the United State*
nnd the ordinance! of tho city of Washington, and .shall
hare power to alter or amend Chi same, from time to
lime, aa Ihe l&tetwtl of thn corporatit-n, in their opinion,
HO. &. And f" it further enacted, That (fan act may he
altend, amended, ot repealed, at the pleasure uf Con*
Approved, March 3,1805.
Joint Uehouition authorizing the Seeretury of the Navy
to expend a Portion of the Contingent Fund fbf enlarg
ing the Navy Department Building.
lie, it naeiead If the. Smstt ond fb.use of Itepresentu-
UvetqfttU L r tntedS!tdrsofAnieriea in Coiujress assem
bled, That tho Secretary Of the Navy ho, and he herehy
is. authorized to expend so much of the. contingent fuud
I.Wj(.t|)JV/;v ftpawPihi^ -^__a«L b A IttaaaaPsJyta ti!ir
want! of the lifpurtmont.
Approved, December 16,1564.
A BaWLUtlOa tendering the Thanks of Congress to Cap
tain .John A, Wiiirtlow, U. 0, Navy, and to tho Officers
and Ilea under liis Command on Board the U. S.
Steamer KcsSUlOga, in her Conlllct with tho piratiual
Craft tho "Alahama;" in Complianco with the Presi
dent's He4Himiiniiilalfi)H to Oouraai of tho fifth of De
cemher, eighteen hundred uud sixty-four.
Resolved by thf Senate, and House of Representatives
of the. VniUd Shite.; of America in Congress assembled,
That the t!nmks of Congress are due, and aft herehy ten
dered, to Captain John A. Winslow, of tho Cnitr-d States
Navy, and to the officer!, petty officers, seamen and iua
rlneeoll the United Mite* itMßur "Kearsuge," for the
bkill am! gallantry axhibitad hy him and tho officers and
men under his command, in the brilliant action on the
ulneteenth af June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, be
tween that whip and the piratical craft "Alabama"—a
veool roperlor to his own in tonnage, in-guns, and in tho
numb, r of her crew.
Approved, Ucctiubor lit), 1564.
[ No. 4. ]
A Un.sou nnN' tendering the Thanks of Congress to Lien
tottant William It. dishing, of the I'nit.rd States Navy,
and to the Officers and Men who agisted hiui in his
gallant aaß perilous Achievcinent in destroying the
rebel Steamer "Albemarle," iv Compliance with the
Preaidant'l Hecommendatiou to Congress of the fifth o
Deoeatber, eighteen hundred _and[ sixty-four.
Resolved, by the Senate cud House ef Representatives
of the. I'jtit'd Shd'x of America in ('impress assembled,
That the thanks of Congre?s are due, and aro herehy,
tendered, to Lieutenant William B. dishing, of the United
States Navy, and to the officers and men under his com
mand, for the ikfll nud gallantry exhibited hy them in
thedeatroctlon oftherebel iron-cladeteamer -'Albemarle,"
at Plymouth, North Carolina, OO the night of the twenty
seventh of October, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Approved, December 20, l^tU.
[No. 5. J
Jei\ r T EnotCtlOa tendering the. Thanks of the Pooplo
and nf Congri ■ to Major tjenera] William T. Sherman,
and the tjsfflcare aad Soldiers of his Command, for their
mllnnl Condn< tin their late bcilllaat Movement through
II it ptfotead by the &)mte and House of Representatives
fifth'- i'ntted Slates of America in f'ongrcss assembled,
That the thanks of the people and of the Congresß of tho
Dnited States are due, ami are hereby tcudored, to Major
General William T. Sherman, and thtough him to tho
ofllcen and men under his coummud, for their gallantry
and good conduct in their late campaign from Chatta-
BOOga to Atlanta, and tho tvimuphal march thence
through Georgia to Savannah, terminating in thocapturo
and occupation of that city; and that tho President causo
a (upy ot this joint resolution to bo engrossed and for
warded to Haior General Iheraaaa.
Approv*-d, ..Hiiuary 10, lltt,
Joist Hesiilition iiroviiliPK for tlis Tormlnatlonof the
Reciprocity Treaty of filth .liino, eiirhteeu hundred and
fifty-four, bstwaaa the Slates aud_Great firitiin
Wiikheas, it Is provided in the Itoeiprocity Treaty ron-
Lluiled at M ushinilton, tlio fifth of June, eighteen hundred
mill fifty-li.iir, between the I'nitei! .States, of tlie one purt,
and tho United Knagaaaa of Qrsal Britain and Ireland,of
tlie oilier purl, thai this treaty ''shall remain in force for
ton year, from the date at which it may come Into opera
tion nnd further until tho expiration of twelve months 1
alter either of the liißli c.intnu-liiiß p.i 11 n - shall vivo no
tice to the other of its wish to terminate tho same;" and
whereas it appears, l.y » proelniniition of the President of
the United states, hearing date sixteenth March, eighteen i
imiiilred and tifty-tlve, tliatlhe treatycanie Intooperation
.11 Hint day: and whereas, further, it is no lunger for tho
uteri vis of the United States to continue tho same in
Resole,,! hy the Senate and Home of Representatives
if Ihe. Untied States if A merica in Congress assembled,
Chat notice he given of the termination of the Recipro
ilv lYeitly,according to ihe provision therein contained
or Ihe termination St tha same' and the President of
ho United States is herehy charged with the communica
iiin of such notice to the Uoverninoni of the United
'iiigdom of t.real Britain and Ireland.
Appr.ive.l, January 18,1HW.
. Rr.soi.UTio- to present tlm Thanks of Conareei to
limit Major Ueneral Alfred 11. Tony, and theOnlcers
and Men under his Command.
Resolved try the Senate and House of Reprtttntativet
f Ihe United States of America in (Xtngress atstmliled, I
rhat the thanks of Congress are herehy presented to ■
Brevet Major tlenernl Alfred 11. Terry, and to the officers
mil men under his command, for tlie unsurpassed gal
lantry ami skill exhililti'd hy them in the attack upon
Foil Fisher, and the hrilllant end decisive victory hy
which tlmt important work hiu. hseu captured from tho
rehel forces and placed In the possesion and ander the
authority of the United gtatea; and for their long and
faithful services and unwavoring devotion to the causa of
tlie country, in tlie midst of the greatest dllßcutttee and J
Sec. 2. And be it further resolved. That the President
of the United Slates l.c, and he herehy Is, requested to
coinmunieatethisresolutlontoOeneralTerry.anil through T,
him to the nfneers and soldiers under his command.
Approved, January 24,1A66.
SALT! BALTI SALT! '
Hi ■ l.i s in AND FOR BALK
10,000 Bu.hol. Turk'e Island SALT, i
per Brig Nellie. Will he seld low. Ansly to
-u 4 20-tf Ko. 19 WeaWTaVer RaTftt. ,
p HENNEBEBBY & CO.,
* OENEBAL COMMISSION
NORFOLK, VIK G I XI A ,
Ho- 35 Commerce Street
Day Book and Old Dominion copy.
BURQE B 8 an 0 0 B E,
Grocers and Commission Merchants.
WINES, LIQUORS, SOAP, CIOAKS, SUGARS, MO
LASSES, COFKEE, FLOUR, BROOMS,
BUCKETS, CANDLES, ic.
Cm.in.mont. solicited. Select Family Urocorles constant
ly on hand corner Wide-Water and Commerce Streets
Norfolk. jy lit—lm
•CH)LGEB, CABTWBIGHT & CO-,
Auction and Commission Merchants,
No. 22 Wii.k-Watek Street,
LIBERAL ADVANCES MADE ON CONSIGNMENTS
AND QUICKS RETURNS GUARANTEED.
Wo havo AGENTS iv New York, Philadelphia, Huston
aad Baltimore, for tlie sale of
and aro prepared to mako LIBERAL arr*n|*t-*ata with
parties putting REAL ESTATE in our hands.
We are al«o prepared to have lands surveyed and plots
mails, Deeds drawn, Titles traced, Ac.
Uiubrst Market prices paid fur PROHUCE, such as
COTTON, CORN, FLAXSEED, TAR, RAGS, *c to.
Sales of MERCHANDISE, REAL ESTATE. H'RNI
TURK, 4c, Ac, attended to promptly in City and U.uu
Al.o Agouts for tho AMERICAN EMIGRANT CO.
FOIXiER, CARTWRIOIIT 4 CO.,
sept—tf 2- Wide Water street.
KO A N O X E HOUSE,
I ROANOKE SQUARE,
Opposite Office of the "Norfolk Post,"
(Old Herald Building.)
LIQUORS, WINES, ALE, &('.,
Always on baud, and servisl in the best style at tlio short
est tiothie. _ .~,
AN ELEGANT SNACK
will be furnished from 11 to 1 o'clock daily, and
MEALS SERVED AT ALL HOURS.
auglo—tf JAMES JONES, ftoprletOT.
TT ENB V P. WOROESTEIt-
GEN ERAL COMMISSION
NO. 12 CAMPBELL'S WHARF.
aticlt— tf , . ,
T7"NIGHT & JOHNSON
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN PAPER AND PAPER
A TTEXTIOXI—A TTEXTIOXI! — A TTEXTIttX! I
We are constantly purchasing, for Cash—
OLD BLANK BOOKS.
R. R. RECEIPTS,
For which wo liny the highest casli price.
KNIGHT & JOHNSON,
No. 21 South Charles street,
Jou.v P. Lbiiih, C. R. Phei.l's,
Norfolk, Vs., late of Lynchburg,' a.
T EIGH A PHELPS,
Auctioneers and General Commission
NO. ft, ROANOKE SQUARE, NORFOLK, VA.
"taT- Particular attention given In tlio public or private '
sale of Real Estate, Stocks, Merchandise of every descrip
tion, Furniture, Manufactured JWmcco, Oiunl.y fY.i.ltic.',
Ki~ Sales of Real Estate, Household Furniture, Ac,
attended to in uny part of the cily m country upon Iho
most fiivoiuhlo terms.
Liberal cusb advaucea made on Consignments, and Ac
count Saleß promptly tendered. aitgll—ln.
A TI.ANTIC TEL .
A. G. NEWTON, Phoprietob,
Carriages always In readiness to carry passengers to nud
from the boats.
The bar anil table always suppueu with the choicest
WINES of every variety, malt and spirituous LIQUORS.
COMMISSION A FOKWARDIXO MEKCII ANT,
BELLS fiTIARF, XORFOLK, VIRGINIA.
Liberal oasb advance, made on eoiisigninents of South
ern produce, fur sale or shipment to New York, Bostou,
Philadelphia and Baltimorn.
Agent New York and Virginia Steamship Company.
M. D. MAINE & CO., Phopkietohs.
This magnificent nnd popular Hotel, after undergoing
thorough repairs and it complete renin ation, will be oi ru
ed this morning, Monday, 14th August, for tlie ncconimo
datluii of boarders nud the travelling public. The Bal
lard Houso is celebrated throughout the world as a felt
class Hotel, and the principal one iv Richmond, and the
present proprietors flatter themselves that they shall be
able to make it still moro popular and desirable, us they
have spared no pains iv refitting and preparing it for the
use of the public. [aug 14—tf
WILLIAM NICHOLS & CO.,
lvlloLCSAl" AMI BIITAIL DEALERS IX
ASSOBTED WINES AND LIQUORS
17 East Main street, Opposite Market S<innre,
Je 21 Noi'folk_. Ya'
T M. SMITH & BROTHER,
* GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
TOWN POINT, NoaroLK, va.
■T. MARSDEN SMITH. WM. II- ________
JM. SMITH & BBOTHEB,
• COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
Agents for tha New York and Virginia
"YAZOO" AND "CBEOLE."
OFFICF. AT THEIR OLD WAREHOUSE,TOWN POINT
«s !.in.kal AI.VAM-..S made on shipments to New
ork. hi. 31-tr
IfAYHEW & BROTHER'S,
"TTEWSPAPEB, book, stationery
No. 87 Maik Sibiet,
The latest nnd best publications by the most popular
authors constantly on hand.
Agent, fbr tho "ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL"—sent
by mall throughout the Department.
STATIONERY tor the army and navy.
Orders promptly (Hied aud forwarded.
CARTES DE VISITB of eelebritios constantly on
9V Particular attention paid to Ailing order, for the
New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore Daily and Week
ly Paper, nnd Magazines, Ac, ftc.
Dealora In Photograph Albums, Diaries, Blank Books
Perfumery, Fancy Articles, Drawing Paper, Cigars, Shoe
Blacking, Ac Je IB—tf
T OCKHABT & BTINEB,
LADIES', OSOT'S AND CIIILDREN'B
PERFUMERY, TOILET ARTICLES, 40.
Extract*. Soapi, Cologno*- Pomados. Lilly
Whites, *c, *c, etc.
No. 1 Mil!. Stbbit, Cobkbb or But,
WnOLEBALK AND RETAIL. Agent* for PHALON *
SON'S Celebrated Perfume ry. J e ??__
WALKER & CO., „-,„__„_
YY - IMPORTERS OF
BRANDIEB, on _
AMU 1.1U1.S lit IBBTOOKT
BOUBBON & OLD BYE WHISKEY,
Agent, fbr the American Vintage Company".
PUKE CALIFORNIA WINEB AND BRANDIES.
Which an nnlvenally recommended by the most eminent
Physician, fir MEDICINAL PURPOSES,
AH */ which art ogtrtd at the very Unnest market raits by
9 WALKER 4 00-
Ko. 9 Commercial *»", Norfolk, Va.
SA YIN <*i BBANK FO it
V It I I l) JIBS.
THE NATIONAL FKEEDMEXS
SAVIXGS AND TRUST COMPANY ■
(Churl.'in! by Cong.es.,. M,u. li. 1999),
pint TiiK tvmarn on numnm am. rain
Deposits received of One Dolliir and upwards, and In
teresi allowed on nil ram* of Five Dollar! and upward.
The Principal Oflle* of this Company 1. al WOedat
street, New York cii.v, and that. Branca iillics are lo
cated iv the principal cities of the South.
OFriI'KRS AT Nl'.W Volt* :
H'M, A. BOOTH, President,
MAHLON T. HEWITT, I Vi ,„ ~.,.„,,,,.„,,,
WALTER S. tiIIIKKITH, i »«*©■*» c*ldeot*,
lti.v. .1. \V. AbVoHH. Corre.pondlng Secretary,
WAI.TCR '!'■ HATCH, Recording Secretary.
Circulars, givini', full infi'innilion, sent free lv any nil
TIIK NORFOLK, VllliilMA IIEAM'II IS I.IICATEI)
AT NO. .'• FREEMASON STREET. • '
urn,.,. Beats—l_ a. It, tn 12, M., on Tuesday
THURSDAY in,'! SATURDAY.
*' 11. C. PERCY,
.eplH—tf Acting Cnshi. r for the Company. I
rT-AYLOH, ZEKBLEDJB & 567,
*~ i JEN ERAL COMMIBS ION
M E li C li A iV TS
STI T P- 15 RO X E KS;
TOBA CC<> WA REH 0 USE,
ON TOWN POINT, NOKI'Ot.K, MRiiINIA.
aa Weiire prepared to store and forward Merchandise
of all oeecrlptlons. wpM—tf
WALTER B. Tul.i.n, ASI.RI.W 8. M.lllliv.
rpAYLOR, MABTia A CO.,
IMPORT!.i:.: AND DjUUOU IN
Hardware. < uOery, Iron, Steel, Wagon
Materiel, Tin Ware, Slo.,
NO. 1" EASTMI'K MARKET Sill'A It K.NORI'OLK, VA.
Noiii-oi.K. v., September in, 1999. i
lining purchased the entire Btofk of Heur*. Dlckio
son k Kl'i.m -. we respectfully Botlfy oar Mend, that ere
are ready to fill lit -Ir orders in our line, nud we shall be
nl ~,! c them at No. li Bast tide Market Btinare.
As our Sim I. has been selei-led wilh .pedal r. 1.-ivuce
to the wants of the Virginia and North Carolina trade,
we hope to he able to me. I the wnlits of nil who honor us
with their custom, and -hall endeavor to give universal
nUBMctloB. TAYLOR, MAIiTIN & CO.
We lake nicasare in recotßntendtaf our succssors,
TAYLOII MAIiTIN * CO., to the trade, and all our i
Irleuds will Hud tliein capable, enenrettc prompt and
"ajbtble. DICKINSOB .v ELIAN'S.
aepia—tf _. i
1-jtAKi'l S OOTTSB BBQBB,
NO. 1.1 K4-K MAIN Kill Hl'.'!,
Keep eiinslalilly on hand n fuli supply of
v EN 111 A ti ASiOBTM KMT 01'
FANCY GOODS, HATS & CAPS,
and other niticli'-, tea numerous to mention.
t HEAP H.U CASH.
tk* attention of Country Merchant. I* rospcclfhlly In
vitsd to <rar .olect Stock, and they will fuel our Induce
ment* always to their lutafeat. Gtvii us n i all, nnd exam
mo for jniii'solvcs. >epl9—B
GEO. T. GBEOOBY .V- CO.,
No. 9 Wide-Water Street,
ONE 110011 HiOM aWAItOKH ei)li. NOBPOLK, VV.
STOVES AND HOUSE FUItXISHIXG t;o'>l>S:
Him ; u'll'l'.mis or
Tin, Siii:i:i'-luo.\ & Oopl-EH Wahh.
MetaHa Roofing, Guttering and J'tmnb
ing; Capper Work for Steamers,
Milts, Distilleries, ato.,
executed in the I','si manner .1 aaortesi notice.
ton Tim nil. nibin of country Merchant, nnd other*,
.respectfully Invited to our
• STOCK OP TIN WABE,
which we are silling nt New York nod Baltimore pries.
se 0.-lin ____
MA. aa 0. A. SANTOS,
ik 5 MAIN STREET, AND NO. M HANK .'tEEUI',
Uli'o it t H B s A M l) ii i: A i. i: n B l H
90, 9a Sio.
Our Stock will nlwnys lie li.rge and -elect, nnd buying
from first iniiiil., nnd ton c.c.ii extent tor cash, aad at a
proper time, v.o can give assurance of the cm ellence ol
our goods, nnd caniell at ihe Lowest Market Prices.
jy I—tf M. A. A C. A. SANTOS.
TJv H, DUNK & CO.,
IIA UN ESS,
No. 25 Main Street,
jyEI-tf N. rfulk, Va.
I> It. GRAVES... CO.,
■■*• COMMISSI!)X MERCHANTS,
71 WALL STREET, Ni,w YotiK.
Liberal m.di advances uinde on eoiisigninents to Ihe
above houso by J. H. MHIDAV,
J* .I—'f Bell's Wharf.
T~ GORDON MILHADO k CO.,
""lIIUICKRS AND COMMISSION MEIICHANTS,
In ltiiAit o» thi: Custom Houta,
Constantly on hand a select assortment of Family Groci
WM. NICHOLS & co.,
BROOMS AND WOODEN WARE,
20 ami 22 BOAKOaTJ so.li.ii.',
je27-tf NORFOLK, VA :
J A M E HTli E I I > ' S
45. West Main Street
Manufacturer of all kinds of Sujnr/or Ship Biscuits
Loaf Uread, Cakes ami Crackers.
I have taat reenveu new machinery and am Bri par. d
to fni'ui.h iho public aad trade* Ith every, tyle ofCra. ken
and warrant them to viw lathdactlon. Reataßraat* will
find it to their interest to i- r ive DM B '-.'ill ;.s I < ;tu liuiiish
them with I'ic- nlc and Oyeter Cracker*, atßaltlatora
prices, and a!ways"fresh. A lilienii discount allowed the
Norfolk, Va. Je 211—3 m
TVUD LE V BE AN & CO.,
WHOLESALE OUOCERS, PRODUCE
COMMISSI!) NjM E BCII ANT S.
T,il*tT»l riVaaVM iiih'l-< 'iv -ill Mri-i liiindi?.- fillll Pio
duoe connignei!. • _!-- tt"
OHERMAM BROTHERS & 00.,
09.16 and 18,
GROOE It IE S AND LI(. U O RS
Q HERMAN BROTHERS & CO.,
Nos. 16 and 18,
GROCEBTES AND LIQUORS
TITARSTON & MEEK'S
4« BANK STREET. ,
Where all patrons are furnished with every delicacy the '
markets afford,cooki-d to order, to suit the most fastidious I
Also a choico selection of AI.ES, WINES, LIQUORS AND ,
CIOARS. Parlicular nud persoiinl nlteiition is (riven to
the catering for this establishment by the proprietors. f
Je22—lf MARSTON4MEEK. J
IMPLEMENT WAREHOUSE ,
AND SEED STORE, '
NO. 14i WEST PRATT STREET, IIALTIMORB, ;.
MANtJrACTOBV, MACHINE SHOP AHII VOUSIIBr,
CORNER OP PLOWMAN AND FRONT STREETS.
PAVEIT'B LEATHEB PBEBEB- 0
VATIVE tor Harness, Carriane Tope, Ac. For s.il"
vb H. al. DUNN A CO., Ssildlera,
1 NATIONAL BANK
GILBERT 0. WALKER.
JNO. JAY KNOX.
EDWARD M. DROWN CINCINNATI'S W. NEWTON.
MARSHALL PARKS. (lEORIIK SANGSTER.
JNO. D. WHITEHEAD WILLIAM NICHOLS.
GOVERNMENT DEPOSITORY AND
FINANCIAL AGENT OF THE
Exchange Bank Building, Main Street
AGENT FOR 7-30 LOAN.
A constnnt supply of Notes will be kapl oa hand.
This llmilt will buy and sell all classes of 00\ EHN
HSR SECURITIES at current market rates.
FURNISH EXCHANGE and make collections on ALL
THE PRINCIPAL CITIES Of THE UNITED STATES
Piireh'i.se Government Vouchers mi the MOST FAVOR
AI!I,E TERMS, and gin 0 .beiti. vn« Phomi't ARIBTIoaM
ACCOUNTS OF HUSINKSS MEN AND FIRMS,
and to any other business entrusted to tlie Rank.
FULL IM'iIRMATION in BBBBBi to IIOVEIINMKNT
LOANS ut sll times cheerfully furnished.
TREASURY DEPARTMENT, 1
Onto) or.C>jiiTii.it.i.EK or CtißlaaTnT, f
Wasiiimiion, May 19th, ISO 6. J
-a/BBBJUS, by siilisfactory evidence presented to the iin
ilersi:,'ne.l, it lias been uiilil.' to appear that tho "EX
CHANOE NATIONAL RANK OF NORFOLK," iv lite
City of Norfolk, in the County af Norfolk, ana Slate o
Virginia, has been duly orpini/cd under uiul Bceardliig to
n .piirements of Ihe Act of Oongrea* entilled "All Act to
provide n Katlonal Currency, secureil by a plodgeof United
Sliil.s bonds, and to provide lb( the circulatinli nnd re
deniplinii Ihereol," iq.provnl .lime :i.l, ISCt, ami has com
plied with nt! lho provisions of said Act to be complied
with before commencing the business of Banking under
Now, TiiF.RKpnr.r., 1, Fc-kau* Cajja«« Comptroller of
lli..l'iii'i-.'ii.'y, do hereby certify that "THE EXCHANGE
VVI'I.iN.W, HANK 01 Nolt!'i.l.K." in lb* City of Nor
folk, in the County of Norfolk, and State of Virginia, is
aathorhfed to commence the basinet* of Banking under
the Act aforesaid.
—v—, In leslinlimy whereof, wilness my liaml and
1.. .». k.,,,1 of otli.e this thilte.'lltll day of M-.y
TREASURY OF THE I'NITI'.D STATES,]
IUVISIoV 01' THE N.IIO.VAI. Dabkb, >
Waahlngtoa, June 9,1999, 1
II |« lieieby certlßed Hint THE EXCIIANIIF. WATIOH
AL RANK 01 NORFOLK. Virginia, a lliililliilH A-SOctar
lion organlaed ander th* Act "To provide a National Cur
rency, s, cnie.l by a pwdga af D_l9ad stab ■ iiomls, bb4 to
provide for thu circulation and reili'iiiptiiill Ihercof," n\*
proved Jane 1,1995, having eom»Ued wilh the reqtdr*
men'., of section 19 of said A. I, and wilh the leeiilalion
ol Ihl.Dlinßl IIIHIII mud" lv pursuance th. i-ei.f, has tllis
d„y ! i daatgnatad as a Depository of Public Moneys, aa>
catit i "'eipti. froiii Customs, nud by virtue of such designa
tion will also bo employed as a Financial Aio'lit. ofthe
Oovelhlllellt. F. K. SI'INNI'.R,
je "1-tf Treasurer U. 8.
rjniE NOBFOLK POST
JOB PRINTING OFFICE.
NO. 18 ROANOKE SQUARE,
[I If fHIfW THE IIERAI.n Bl'lEntSO,)
NEAR MAIN STREET,
Will be complete iuall its iippoitilinculs. The latest im
together with the most PROFICIENT and EXI'ICKI-
I'.NCED JOR PRINTERS, will enable us to exe.nl"
EVERY DESCRIPTION OF PRINTING ill the most satis
faiti.ry milliner. The facilities afforded by the REST
AND LATEST IMPROX Ell MACHINERY, will also ena
ble ns to furnish work ut a grart reduction from HirßlH
prices in Nollbik, Ullllllllllg II illllesessary cither on ac
count of mechanical execution or price, for any to sen
their orders away to have theiu tilled.
mil Curd work of every description, PLAIN nnd In
COLORS, will be printed in the VERY BEST STYLE and
i-aiisiui tiou gtiaraataaa.
All orders should be plainly written, especially proper
numi'S, (o prevent mistakes, and handed in at Hie Count
inir room on the first floor, or If aatrl by hitter addressed lo
E. M. Brown, Norfolk Peat,
Casli on delivery ofthe work, except in cases whero or
ders at. from reiruliir ndverliseis. In the hitter cases bills
will be rendered monthly.
OPECIAL N OTIC E. —
The iiiiileisiKiii'il offer to their friends nnd the pnblls a
ban ii-soiinient of every article in their line af business,
COTTONS—Bleached and llroun
LlNEN—Sheeting, Irish, Pillow, ligatad
TABLE CI.IITIIS AND COVERS
DOILIES AND TABLE NAPKINS
HUCKABACK, CRASH AND RI'Sr'IA^OWEI.INO
TOWELS OF ALL KINDS
SCOTCH AND RUSSIA DIAPER
CLOTH! AND CASSIMERES
FLANNELS OF ALL SHUTS
CII'ITiI.NADE AND LIXKN PANTS'STUFF
SPOOL-CnTTON. THUFAK, SEWING SILK
HOOKS AXD EYES
And, iv fact, every article usually kept in
"FIRST-CLASS DRY OOOIIS ESTABLISHMENT,
AND AT I'KK'KSTO SUIT ALL.
SELDNER 4 Co.,
Jo 22-tf 111 Main Street
"P olt SA L E.
I offer for sale THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY
ACRES OF LAND, a portion of my farm, odjoinnii: the
village of Kempsville, in Princess Anne county, ta..
nine miles from the city of Norfolk, situ.it" on the east
bank of Hie Elizabeth River.
Th* situation is healthy, society good adjacent to
»c I- and . Lurches. The land is ibi'iousl'lv -slanted ta
TRUCKING, hi ana atga, rich and .puck, .here is w.s„l
cnniiEh on the land to pay '"*''• , , , ,
Should it not be desirable tor any one in want of lnii!
In have so larKO a tract, it will be divided into lots to«lul.
Forlerms"*c. apply to SHAW * ROBERTS, Audio,,
nnd Coinn,issiim merchants, corner Roanoke S.piare and
Wide Water St., Norfolk, Va- in whose hands the prufsl
ty ha. been placed for sale. .
Ji-7-tf Kcmpuvillp, Princww Aime co., Va.
QARRIAGES AND RUGGIES.
c havo added to our bustnes., nnd have now in store
* tine assortment of
if beat Northern mannlactnre.
1!. M. DUNN 4 CO.,
No. 36, Main stroet,
JyliMf fiorfolk, V*.
" UNITED STATES
TTNITKfi STATEB 7-80 LOAN.
Hy authority of the Secretary of Treasury, the under
signed lias assumed the General Subscription Agency for
the sale of United Slates Treasury Notos, hearing seven
and thro* tenth* per cent, interest, per milium, known
These Notes me issued under date of Angast 15th, 1864,
and are payable three years from that time, in currency,
or are convertible ut the option of thf older into
UNITED STATES 5-20 SIX PER CENT. GOLD-BEAR
These bonds are now worth a premium of nine per cent
including gold interest from November, which mako. tho
actual profit oa the 7-IM loan, at current rates, including
interest, about ten per cent, per annum, besides its exemp
tion frost Stale and municipal taxation, which adds from
one to three per cent. morf. according tn tlie rate levied on
other property, The interest is payable sumi-nnnuully by
coupons attached to each nolo, which may ho cut otTaud>
told In any bank or banker.
The intoie-t amounts to
One cent per day on n *"0 noto
Two cents" " " fm "
V)" gK -
:, .... a $jisjo "
Notes of all the denominations named will be promptly
urnlshed upon receipt of subscriptions. This is
THE ONLY LOAN IN MARKET
now olV.red by the (iovcrnnient, nnd it is confidently ex
pected Unit iti. superior advantages will make it the
OiREAT POPULAR LOAN OF THE
Less than $.'"0,000,0(10 remain unsold, which will proba
bly bo disponed "' within the next sixty or ninety days,
when tli" notes will undoubtedly command a premium, as
has uniformly I n Ihe case on closing the subscription.
to oilier Loans.
In oriler thai citizens nf every town and section ofthe
country may be afforded facilities for taking Iho loan, the
National Bank*, State Bank., and Piiuitc Bunkers throii":h
oiit th" country have generally agreed to receive stibscrlp.
tlon,-. at par. Subscribers will -elect their own agents, in
Whom they have confidence, and who only aro to be re
sponsible for the delivery of the notes lor Which they re
ceive orders. ~.,',,,,',
Subscription Agent, Philadelphia.
Subscriptions will be received by the Exchange Nation
al Hank of Norfolk. Virginia.
PACTS ABOUT THE 7-30V-THE AD
VANTAGES THEY OFFER.
Their AiisoHiTE Security.—Nearly all active credits nro
now based iiiiO..v.'l-iiiueiil securities,and banks hold Ih"ia
as th" very best and strongest investment they can mako
it il ware possible to contemplate the ftnaactal failure of
the Government, oo bank would be any safer. If money
la loaned on individual notes or bond and mortgage, It
will ba payable ill the same currency us the tloverniiielit
pays with, and no belter. The Government never ha*
foiled to meet its engagements, and the national debt Is v
tii si mortgage upon tho whole property of the country
While other .took, fluctuat. from ten to tHly, or even a
creator per cent., Oovonunenl slocks nre always eompar*
lively iirni. 'I'll' li' valui. is lixod and reliable, beyond all
Other soolllilies; for while a thousand speclllllllvu bubbles
riseauid burst, a* « rule thry are never below pur, and are
[HIdBBBAI, Iviehrst.—The general rato of Interest Is
six per cent., payable imniiiillv. Tint is seven andthre*
tenths payable umUumuaHy. If you bud on mortgage,
there must be a loarohtng of titles, lawyers'fees, stamp
duties mid iloluys.iiud you will liimlly have returned to
you only th.- same kind ..1 money you would receive Irom
lhelio.eriiui"iil,alid less of if. If Mm invest in this loan,
you have no lr.nil.le. Any bank or banker will obtain it
jut ..hi Without oaarge, to each note or bond are infixed
,',..,.'", _ ont i or inter**! tickets, due at Hi" expiration of
cell sue. "ssiv half-year. The holder of a note bus sin.pt
lv to cut oil'one of these coupons, present it to tl Barest
beukorUoverumeilt Ageuey.anrll ive his interesti the
note ilsell need no! ba preseiiieil at all. Or ■ coupon thus
...vaLL-will en rywhcrebociulviilciil, »h»l> ' l ";'- '',' V,'""
n„'v If j.oi wi.h lo borrow ninety cunt* on the dollar
noon the note*, yon have highest security in the mar
koi lo do ii with, li yon Whit lo sell, it will bung Mil hit.
~ tractl i coal and Intoreil al any inonieiit. it ww aa
v.n li.in.lv to have 111 the house.
1, ,- Coiviun mix Into a six per cent, gold-bearing bond-
Ai Iho expiiutioii"! three j ears a holder ot the poteao
iic 7-:', ii Loan lias i ptlon of accepting payment In lull
urof funding Ids note* In n six per cent, golddatere*! bond
the I'liiiciinil poyabt* in not lee* than live, nor more than
nil ve'us iro'iii ilsdate, in, Ihe Government may elect
Tl so bond, are held at such a premium as to null." tllis
n5, ii now worth twoor three per com. p*renaum.and
. V's soTniuch to the Interest. Not** of the same class, is
le id tn,.'."y»un mo, are bow wiling al.. rate that tatty
moves the 'correctness of till. Statement.
P 111 I'XIMI'TIiIN rIKUI STATU OB MIi.MICII'AL TAXITION —
iioi'-iside from nil tba ailianiuges we have eiinnieiated,»
,1 act of Com i.ss exempt, all bonds and Treasury
i, /"'/Vol. .'"'«' luxation. Ou the avelag.., lhisexelnptli.il
s worth «boat two per cent pat Ban-tm, im-m-diug to the
-stool taxation In various pails..l ihe country.
~< v vu'o-x... Sv.-lM.s II ..>_.-While tllis loan pre
„ is ureal advantage* to large capitalists, it otters spend
inducement, lo those who wish lo make v sate and pi-011ta
.,1. investment uf -mall saving*. It is every way llu. best
a-vtaa*' Bank I fcr **ory iii.-iitulion of*"* kind nuibt
aomenoa Invest It* .!"i".'-ils profitably in order to pay in.
~,,.,1 andexpenae*. 'I'l.ey will invest largely in Ibis loan,
v t|„. best in..-lim.ut. Sal "row Uio gross inlerest winch
,l„ v ~c. ive they must dedncl lurgely fur the expenses or
tho Bank. Th.'i.'' usual rat* "f interest allowed to deposi
ton is 9 nor cent, upon sunu over $900. The person who
' i vests directly With o.iveiniii"iit will receive iiltnosl ol)
,rcent n.or.• Thus 0» «** who .lopoait* $1000 inn
' rivite Smiuu..' Bask receives i.O dollars a year interests
. r he deposits the same stun in this National Savings' Bunk
rec. Ive. Tit dollar*, for those who with to liml a sale,
' oonvenlent nnilprofltablemsaa* ol investing lb. iraarplui
•arcings which thaj have reserved for their old age or tor
the b.ii.'lit 'd tlnirohililreii, there isnutluou which pie-
Bents m. many ll.luinliigcsas this Natioua! Loan,
*J Y. C
k 'SPEND YOUR CURRENCY
FOR STRATI UN'S YEAST COMPOUND.
SPEND YOUR CHANGE
FOR STRATTONS YF.AST COMPOUND.
STUDY YOUR CONVENIENCE
BY USINCi STIIATTON'S YEAST COMPOUND.
Tlie bast renal for Bread-malting ever invented.
atado from Hops, and perfectly pure.
liver Two Hundred Families in Norfolk now using It
.villi complete success.
Sample* af Braad on exhibition,
Package*, containing enough S. Y. C. to raise fifty
Quart* ol Hour, sold a' only litteen cents.
Liquid Yeast entirely superseded.
This S. V. 0. is ill cakes, always ready for use. Tho
Agency li at the "TIP TOP."
Wine and Liquor Store,
ncplii— tf Under the Atlantic Hots
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