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OFFICIAL,
lAYS OF THE UNITED STATES,
Duel at the First Sesston of the
Fortweth Congress.
[PusLic—No. I.]
AnAsito amend an act entitled “ An
Actvamend an act entitled ¢ An act
to incorporate a National Military and
Nanl Asylum for the relief of the
totally disabled officers and men of the
rofeateer forces of the United States.’”
approved March 21, 1866.
Be w enacted by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States
of Ameriza in Congress assembled, That
sction third of the act to incorporate a
national asylum for disabled officers and
men of the volunteer forces of the United
States, approved March twenty-first,
tighteen hundred and sixty six, be
amended by striking out the words “ not
wembers of Congress,”
Approved March 12, 1867,
[PußLic—No. 2 ]
0 Act making appropriations for the
expenses of commissioners sent by the
President to the [ndian country.
Bewtenacted by the Senate and Houre
Representatives of the Unated States
i Americatn Congress assembled, That
hesum of twenty thousand dollars be,
d the me is hereby, appropriated,
tofany money in ‘the treasury not
“."Wise appropriated, to pay the ex
wes of commissioners sent by the
®siden. to the Indian country.
Approvd March 14, 1867.
| [PußLic—No. 3.] . :
4 Act to repeal a joint resolution entitl
-4 A Resolution to provide for the
{ woval of the wreck of the steamship
Seotland,” approved J anuary twenty
fnifltb, eighteen hundred and sixty
- leven,
it enacted by the Senate and House
W‘e}"ssentatives of the United States
"dmericain ( ongress assembled, That
% joint resolution entitled * A Resolu~
" 1 provide for the removal of the
ek of the steamship Scotland,” ap
™ed January twenty-ninth, eighteen
Wired ang Bixty-seven, be, and the
\2eis herehy repealed.
Approved March 16, 7867,
(Puprye REesoLuTion—No, I.]
4 Resolution supplementary to other
¥ resolutions to engble the people
- Wthe Upiteq States to participate in
“‘.‘.‘dvantages of the Universal Exhi
ity Paris in 1867,
Rl by the Senate and House of
Repriniyg of the United States of
T " Congress assembled, I. That
® Yommigigy of the United States at
e Mkiiton oBE o
et 10 the Jear eighteen hundred and
Y seven iy consist of the commis
o eteral ang honorary commission
g%€ 2ppointment was approved by
® Joint resglygioy of January twenty
» “ighteen bunreq and sixty-six; also
the thirty “lmissioners ‘whose ap~
tent gy Provided fop by the joint
iLY v A
and sixty-six, and of twenty commission
ers, whose appointment is hercinafter
provided for.
11. That the commissioner general
shall be the president of the commission
thus constituted, with a vote on all quess
tions that may arise.
lIL. That the commission shall meet
at Paris as early as possible before the
opening of the exhibition, upon the eall
of the cowmissioner general, and, when
properly organ‘zed, shall make such rules
and regulations as may be necessary for
efficient action, with power to elect a
i vice-president from their own number,
who, in the absence of the commissioner
general, shall preside at all meetings of
the commission, and to appoint com-~
mittees and-chairmen of groups.
IV. That the commission may desi
gate additional persons,” not exceeding
twenty in number, being citizens of the
United States, known to be skilled in
any branch of industry or art, who are
hereby authorized to attend the exhibi
tion in behalf of the United States, as
honorary commissioners without compen-~
sation.
V. That the commission may employ
a secretary and clerks for the commis
sion, the necessary scientific assistants
and draughtsmen, .and may engage suit
able rooms for the commission. !
VI. That no commissioner shall act
as agent for the show or sale of any arti
cle at the exhibition, or be interested,
directly or indirectly, in any profits from
any such article.
Sec. 2. And be @t further resolved,
That fifty thousand dollars, or so much
thercof as may be necessary for the pur
poses severally specified, are hereby ap
propriated out of any moneys in the ‘
treasury not otherwise appropriated. |
For additional freights from New York
to Havre.
For transportation and freight from
Havre to Paris.
For return freight of articles owned by |
‘the United States or lent to the govern
ment by individuals
For marine and fire insuracce on the
articles thus lent.
For additional steam-power at Paris,
in the ‘‘ palace” and the *annex,” or
supplemental building, and in grounds
adjacent.
For the exhibition of machines, agri~
cultural and other, and for the erection
of buildings to illustrate the education
and agriculture of the United States and
for the collection of specimens of agris
cultural productions under the joint
resolutions for that purpose.
For the necessary expense of collect
ing, classifying, labelling, and packing
mineralogical and metallurgical speeis
meuns, to complete the exhibition of the
mineial wealth of the United States.
For the necessary expense of laborers
and extra service in the offices at Paris
and New York, and for the expenses of
a secretary, clerks, scientific assistants
and draughtsmen, rooms, and other in
cidental expeuses of the commission
See. 3. And be it further resolved,
That it shall be the duty of the general
agent at New York, and of the commis~
sioner gencral at Paris, to transmit to
Congress, through the Department of the
State, a detailed statement of the man
ner in which the expenditures herein
authorized are made by them respects
ively.
Approved March i 2, 1867.
[PußLic ResoLution—No. 2.]
A Resolution extending the time for the
completion of the improvement of the
Foxand Wisconsin rivers.
Resocved by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled, That
the time provided for the comple
tion of the improvement of the Fox
and Wisconsin rivers and a canal
connecting the samc by section three
of an act of Congress, approved
August eighth, eighteen hundred and
forty six, entitled, “ An act to granta
certain quantity of land to aid in the
improvement of the Fox and Wiseonsin
rivers and to conuect the same by a
Canal in the Territory of Wisconsin,” be
and the same hereby is extended for the
term of five years from and after the ap
proval of this resolution, with all the
rights and privileges conferred by said
act.
Approved, March 12, 1867.
[PusLic ResoLution—No. 3.]
A Resolution presenting the thanks of
Congress to George Peabody.
Resolved by the Senate and House of
Representatves of the Unued States of
Amerwa in Congress assemfled, That
the thanks of Congress be, and they here
by are, presented to George Peabody, of
Massachusetts, for his great and peculiar
Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, Apzil 10, 1867.
beveficence in giving a ‘,’arge sum of money,
amounting to two riillion dollars, for the
promotion of education in the more desti
tute portitns of the southern and south
westery States, the benefits of which, ae
covding to his direction, are to be dis
tributed among the entire population
without any distinction, except what
may be found in needs or opportunities
of usefulness.
Sec. 2. And be it further resolved,
That it shall be the duty of the Presi
dent to cause a gold medal to be struck,
with suitable devices and inscriptionsy
which, together with a copy of this reso
lution, shall be presented to Mr. Peabody
in the name of the people of the United
States.
Sec. 3. And be it further resolved,
That a sufficient sum of money to carry
this resolution into effect is hereby.ap
propriated , out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, March 16, 1867.
[PußLic ResoLurion—No. 4.]
A Resolution for the relief of freedmen
or destitute colored people in the Dis
trict of Columbia
Resolved by the Senate and House of
Renresentatives of the United States of
Ameriea 1n Congress assembled. That
fifteen thousand dollars be, and the same
is hereby appropriated, out of any amoney
in the tressury not otherwise appropriat
ed, for the relief of freedmen or destitute
colered people in the District of Colum
bia, the same to be expended under the
direction of the Commissioner of the
Bureau of Freedmen and Refugees.
Approved, March 16, 1867.
A [PußrLic—No, 4.]
An Act to clothe maimed and destitnte
~ soldiers,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the Upited States
of America in Congress assembted, That
the Secretary of War be, and is hereby,
authorized and required to furnish one
complete suit of clothing to each invalid
soldier who is an inmate of any regularly
constituted ‘“Soldiers’ Home” in the
United States, out of the stock ouhsnd
in the Quartermaster’s denartment.
See. 2. And be it (urther enacted,
That such clothing shall be delivered to
the managers of such institutions upon
their requisition therefor, accompanied
with such certificates as to numbers and
condition as the Secretary of War may
prescribe.
Approved, March 22, 1867.
[PusLic—No. 5.]
An Act in relation to a certain tract of
land in Burlington, lowa.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States
of America in Congress assembled, That
a certyin ordinance adopted by the City
Council of the city of Burlington, in the
State of lowa, of date of December tenth,
anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty
six, entitled ““Au ordinace devoting Mar
ket Square to certain public purposes,
and providing for the location of certain
railroad track « certain streets, and
for other purp ..es,” is hereby ratified,
approved, and made legal and valid, so
far as relates to said public square; and
that said ordinance shall operate to con~
vey to the Burlington and Missouri River
Railroad Company all right and interest
of the United States in the premises
known as Market Square, in the said city
of Burlington, upon the terms and con
ditions and for the purposes and uses
therein designated, and shall bave the
same force, operation, and effect as if the
fee simple title to said Market Square
and streets were owned by said city at
the date of said ordinance.
Approved, March 22, 1867.
[PußLic Resorution—No. 5.]
Joint Resolution to authorizs the refund
ing of diseriminating duties exacted
upon merchandise imported in Hawaiian
vessels.
Be 1t resolved by the Senate and House
of Representatwes of the United States
of America in Congress assembled, That
the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he
is hereby, authorized to remit or refund
all duties which have been assessed since
the first day of January, one thousand
eight hundred and sixty five, on Hawaiian
vessels and their cargoes beyond the
amount which would have been payable
on vessels of the United States and their
cargoes.
Approved, March 22, 1867.
[PusLic ResoruTion—No. 6.]
Joint Resolution in relation to coin and
bullion on special deposit in the trea—
sury.
Be it resolved by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States
of America in Congress assembled, That
the one hundred thousand dollars, or
thereabout, in coin and bull'on, now on
special deposit in the treasury ot the
United States, after said bullion is ecn
verted by direc'ions of the Treasurer into
coin, be paid into the treasury.
Approved, March 22, 1867.
[PusLic REsoLurion—No. 7.]
Joint Resolution authorizing the Secre~
tary of War to turn over certain pro-~
__perty of the United States, at Camp
= ‘%hase,, Ohio, for thz use of the Nation
~al Asylum for Disabled Volunteer
Soidiers, and for other purposes.
Be it resolved by the Senate aad House
of Representatives, in Congress asscm
‘bled, That the Secretary of War be, and
hereby is authorized to turn over the
barracks, buildings, and other property
of the United States, now at Camp Chase,
near Columbus, Ohio, to the board of
‘mavagers of the National Asylum for
‘disabled volunteer soldiers, for the use
and benefit of such soldiers.
Nee. 2. And be it furthe: resolved,
That the Sccretary of War be, and here
by is, authorized to sell such surplus
clothing, quartermasters .ad medical
stores as he may deem expedient, at first
prices, to the National Asylum for the
use of disabled volunteer soldiers there
in.
Approved, March 22, 1867. ‘
[PusrLic ResoLurion—- No. B.]
Joint Resolution to supply an omission in
the enrolment of the “Act to provide
increased revenue from imported wool,
and for other purposes.”
Whereas in the enrolment of the bill
entitled “An Act to provide increased
revenue from imported wool, and for other
purposes,” approved March second, eigh
teen hundred and sixty-seven, the words
“Canada long wools” were inadvertently
omitted from the paragraph designated
under the heading “Class 2. Combing
Wools”; and whereas, said words are in
the engrossed bill, and were intended as
part of the act aforesaid, as passed by the
Thirty-Ninth Congress: Therefore,
. Be it resolved by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States
of America in Congress assembled, That
the “Act to provide increased revenue
from imported wool, and for other pur
poses,” afor:said, be, and is hereby amen
ded by inserting after the words *“Down
combing wools,” in the paragraph headed
“Class 2. Combing Wools” the words
“Canada long wools.”
Approved, March 22, 1867.
[PusLie ResoLurion—No. 9.]
A Resolution providing for the neces
sary surveys for a ship canal, between
Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, for mili
tary, naval, and commercial purposes.
Resolved, by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled, That
the Secretary oft War be, and he is here
by, authorized and directed to cause sur
veys, with plans and estimates of cost,
to be made by an officer of enginecrs for
a sbip canal to connect Lakes Krie and
Ontario, or the navigable waters thereof,
of suitable location and dimensions for
military, naval, and commereial purposes,
and that the expenses of the same be de
frayed from the sums appropriated in the
acts of June twenty-three, eighteen hun
dred and sixty-six, and March two, eigh
teen hundred and sixty seven, for exami
nations and surveys relating to the im
provement of harbors aund rivers on the
northwestern lakes,
Approved, March 22, 1867.
[PusLic Resorution—No. 10 ]
A Resolution amending the ninth section
of “an act to amend an act entitled ‘an
aet to provide for the better security of
the lives of passengers on board of
vessels propelled in whole or in part
by steam,” and for other purposes,”
approved Angust thirtieth, eighteen
bundred and. fifty-two.
Resolved, by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled, T hat{
the fifth division of the ninth section of ‘
an act entitled “An Aet to amend an act
entitled an act to provide for the better ]
security of the lives of passengers on |
board of vessels propelled in whole or i *
part by steam and for other purposes,” |
approved Arugust thirtieth, in the year
eighteen hundred and fifty-two, 18 s 0 far ’
amended that inspectors may, in the
license therin provided for, exempt a stea
mer from the obligation to carry in a safe,
chest or apartment, composed of or lined
with metal, compact packages of friction |
matches securely packed in strong tight |
wooden chests or boxes, the covers of‘
which shall be firmly fastened on by |
locks, screws) or othey fastenings, and |
which shall pe stowed in a safe part of
the steamer designated in their license by
the inspectors, and at a safe distance from'
any fire, .
- Approved, March 22, 1867,
{PußLic—No. 7.] I
An Act to provide for a district and a’
- circuit court of the United States for
the district of Nebraska, and for other
purposes, |
Be it enacted by the Senate and House
of Represmitatives of the United States
of America in Congress assembled, Thay
the State of Nebraska shall hereafter
constitute one judicial district, and be
called the district of Nebraska; and for
said district a district judge, a marshal,
and a district attorney of the United
States, shall be appointed by the Presis
dent, by and with the advice and consent
of the Senate.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted,
That the said district of Nebraska shall.
be attached to and constitute a part of
the eighth judicial circuit; and a term of
the circuit court and district court of the
United States for said district shall be
held in the city of Omaha, in the State
of Nebraska, on the first Monday of May,
and on the first Monday of November,
’ in each year.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted,
That the circuit and district courts of the
United States for the district of Ne
braska, and the judges thereof respectivc
ly, shall possess the same powers and
jurisdiction and perform the same duties’
possessed and performed by thé other.
circuit and district courts and judges of
the United States, and shall be governed
by the same laws and regulations,
Sec. 4. And be it jurther enacted,
That the district judge appointed for the
district of Nebraska shall receive as his’
compensation the sum of thirty-five hun«
dred dollars a year, payable in four equal
instalments, on the first days of J anuary,
April, July, and October of each year.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted,
That the marshal and district attorney
of the United States, and elerk of the'
circuit and district courts, for the said
district of Nebraska, shall severally pos=
sess the powers and perform the duties:
lawfully pogsessed and performed by simi-"
lar officers in other distriets of the United
States, and shall for the services they
may perform receive the fees and com-"
pensation allowed by the act entitled “An
act to regulate the fees and costs to be’
allowed clerks, marshals, and attorneys '
ot the circuit and district courts of the
United States, and for other purposes,”
approved February twenty-sixth, eigh~’
teen hundred and fifty-three,
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted,
That all cases of appeal or writ of error,’
heretofore proszcuted, and now pending -
in the Supreme Court of the United
S:ates, uponany record from the supreme
court of the Territory of Nebraska, or -
which may hereafter be prosecuted from
said court as herein allowed, may be heard
and determined by the Supreme Court of
the United States, and the mandate of
execution or of further proecedings shall
be directed by the Supreme Court of the
United States, to the circuit or district
court of the United States for the dig~"
trict of Nebraska, or to the supreme
court of the State of Nebraska, as the '
nature of said appeal or writ of error
may require, and each of these courts’
shall be the successor of the supreme
eourt of Nebraska Territory as to all
such cases, with full power to hear and
determine the same, and to award mespe
or final process thereon. And from all
judgments and decrees of the supreme’
court of the Territory of Nebraska, prior”
to its admission as a State, the parties to
said judgments and decrees shall have the
same right to prosecute appeals and writs®
of error to the federal courts as they bad'
under the laws of the United States®
prior to the admission of said State of*
Nebraska into the Union, ;
Ses. 1. Anrdbe it further enactea,-
That until a judge for said distriot of:
Nebraska shall be duly appointed, the '
district judge of the United States for
the district of Eowa shall act as the dis~-
trict judge of Nebraska, and shall have’
and exercise the same jurisdiction and'
power in the district hereby created as’®
he has in the district of lowa.
Approved, March 25, 1867.
[PusLic—No. 8.7 - ,
An Act to exempt wrapping paper, made”
from wood or cornstalks, from internal’
tax, and for other purposes,
Be 1t enacted by the Senate and House”
of Representatives of the United Siates’
of America in Congres: assembled, That,
from and after the passage of this act,:
wrapping paper made of wood or corns”
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