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TAWS OI' THE UNITED STATES.
P.ussed -tt the Second Session of the Tldrty -seventh
Congress, which was begun and held at the City of
Washington, in the District of Columbia, on
Monday, the second day of December, A. D. 1861,
and inded on Thursday, the 17th day of July,
A. D. 1S63.
Abraham Lincoln, President. Hannibal Ham
lin, Vice President, and President of the Sen
ate. Solomon Foote was elected President
of the Senate, pro tempore, on the eightenth,
day of July, and continued so to act until the
close of the session. Galosha A. Grow,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
An Act in addition to an Act lo refund and remit
the Duties on Arms imported by States, ap
proved July ten, eighteen hundred and sixty
one. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives oi the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That the authority given to
the Secretary of the Treasury to refund and remit
the duties aud imposts on all arms imported into
the United States by or for the account of any
State as provided in the act to which this is an
addition, shall extend to arms for which orders
or contracts were made prior to the first day of
January, eighteen hundred and sixty-two: Pro
vided, That said Secretary shall have satisfactory
proofs exhibited to him that the said arms were
actually purchased in a foreign country for ac
count of a State, and that the price paid for the
same by tlie State was only the first cost, and the
nsual and customary charges attending the pur
chase and importation of the same, exclusive of
Approved, April 2, 1802.
An Act to provide for the Equitable Settlement
of the Accounts of the Officers and Crews of
the Frigate Congress and other Vessels.
Be it enacted by the Senate aud House of Re
presentatives ot the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That the proper accounting
officers of the Treasury be, and they hereby are,
authorized and directed to settle, upon the prin
ciples of justice and equity, the accounts of the
officers, sailors, marines, and crews of the Unitea
States frigate Congress, the sloop Cumberland,
and of any other vessel or vessels-of-war, the
books of which were lost or destroyed in conse
quence of the naval engagements at Hampton
Roads on the eighth and ninth of March, Anno
Domini, one thousand eight hundred and sixty
two. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That the
Secrrtary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, auth
orized to furnish to the sailors, marines, aud
crews of any of the vessels eugaged in the naval
actions in the foregoing section mentioned, whose
bedding, clothing, or other ptoperty was lost or
destroyed therein, with an amount sutiicicnt to
cover their losses, and not exceeding sixty dollars
to each man, to be paid in kind or in money, at
the discretion of the flag officer of the North At
Approved, April 2, 1S62.
An Act to prohibit the Allowance or Payment of
Pensions to the Children of Officers and Soldi
ers of the War of the Revolution.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of America
in Congress assembled, That from and after the
passage of this act no claim for a pension, or for
an increase of pension, shall be allowed in favor
of the children or other descendants of any person
who served in the war of the Revolution, or of the
widow of such person, when such person or his
widow died without having established a claim to
Approved, April 2, 1862.
An Act for the Release of certain Persons held to
Service or Labor in the District of Columbia.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives ot the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That all persons held to
service or labor within the District of Columbia
by reason of African descent, are hereby discharg
ed and freed of and from all claim to such service
or labor; and from and after the passage of this
act neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, ex
cept for crime, whereof the party shall be duly
convicted, shall hereafter exist in said District.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, TUatu.ll per
sons loyal to the United States, holding claims to
service or labor against persons discharged there
from by this act, may, within ninety days from
the passage thereof, but not thereafter, present
to tiie commissioners hereinafter mentioned their
respective statements or petitions in writing,
verified by oath or affirmation, setting forth the
names, ages, and personal description of such
persons, the manner in which said petitioners ac
quired snch claim, and any facts touching the
value thereof, and declaring his allegiance to the
Government of the United States, and that he
has not borne arms against the United States dur-
lllg LUC piUJCUt 1CUC1UU1I, lllf I III aujr wujr 1 1 III 1
aia or comion tnereto : rroviaea, i nat me oatu
of the party to the petition shal not be evidence
of the facta therein stated.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the
President of the United States, with the advice
and consent of the Senate, shall appoint three
commissioners, residents of the District of
Columbia, any two of whom shall have power to
act, who shall receive the petitions above men
tioned, and who shall investigate and determine
the validity and value of the claims therein pre
sented, as atoresaia, ana appraise ana apportion
under the proviso hereto annexed, the value in
money of the several claims by them found to be
valid: Provided, however. That the entire sum
so appraised and apportioned shall not exceed in
the aggregate an amount equal to three hundred
dollars lor each person shown to have been so
held by lawful claim: And provided, further,
That no claim shall be allowed for any slave or
slaes brought into said District after the passage
of this act, nor for any slave claimed by any per
son who has borne arms against the Government
of the United States in the present rebellion, or
in any way givep aid or comfort thereto, or which
originates iu or by yirtne of any transfer hereto
fore made, or which shall hereafter be made by
any person who has in any manner aided or sus
tained the rebellion against the Government of
the United States.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That said
commissioners shall, within nine months from
the passage of this act, make a full and final re
port of their proceedings, findings and appraise
ment, and shall deliver the same to the Secretary
of the Treasury, which report shall be deemed
and taken to be conclusive in all respects, except
as hereinafter provided ; and the Secretary of the
Treasury shall, with like exception, cause the
amounts so apportioned to said claims to be paid
from the Treasury of the United States to the
parties found bysaid report to be entitled thereto
as aforesaid, and the same shall be received in
full and complete compensation : Provided, That
in cases where petitions may be filed presenting
conflicting claims, or setting up liens, said com
missioners shall so specify in said report, and pay
ment shall not be made according to the award
of said commissioners until a period of sixty days
tbbll have elapsed, during which time any peti
ioner claiming an interest in the particular
amount may file a but in equity in the Circuit
Court of the District of Columbia, making all
other claimants defendants thereto, setting forth
the proceedings in such case before said commis
sioners and their action therein, and praying that
the party to whom payment has been awarded
mar be enjoined from receiving the same ; and if
said court shall grant spell provisional order, a
copy thereof may, o.n motion 01 saia complainant,
be served upon the Secretary of the Ireasury,
who shall thereupon cause tue saia amount oi
money to be paid into said court, subject to its
orders aud final decree, which payment shall be
in full and complete compensation, as in other
Sec, 5. AaA be it further enacted, That said
commissioners shall hold their sessions in the
city of Washington, at such place aud times as the
President of the United States may direct, of
which they shall give due and public notice.
They shall have power to subpoena and compel
the attendance of witnesses, and to receive testi
mony and enforce its production, as in civil cases
before courts of justtce, without the exclusion of
any witness on account of color; and they may
summon before them the persons making clami
to service or labor, and examine i hem under oath;
and they may also, for purposes of identification
and appraisement, call before them, the persons
so claimed. ' Said commissioners shall appoint a
clerk, who shall keep files and a complete re
cord of all proceedings before them, who shall
have power to administer oaths and affirmations
in said proceedings, and who shall issue all law
ful process by them ordered. The Marshal of the
District of Columbia shall personally, or by dep
uty, attend upon the sessions of said commission
ers, and shall execute the process isshed by said
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted. That said
commissioners shall receive in compensation for
meir services ine sum ot two tnousana dollars
each, to be paid; upon the filing of their report;
that said clerk shall receive for his services the
sum of two hundred dollars per month ; that said
marshal shall receive such fees as are allowed by
law for similar services performed bv him In the
Circuit Court of the District of Columbia; that
the Secretary of the Treasury shall cause all other
reasonable expenses ot said commission to be
audited and allowed, and that said compensation,
fees, and expenses shall be paid from the Treasury
of the United States.
. Sec. 7. And be it fnrther enacted, That for the
purpose of carrying this act into effect there is
hereby appropriated, out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a snm not
exceeding one million of dollars.
Sac. 8. And be it further enacted, That any
person or persons who shall kidnap, or iu any
manner transport or procure to be taken out of
saia District, any person or persons aiscnargca
aud freed by the provisions of this act, or any free
person or persons with intent to re-enslave or sell
such person or persons into slavery, or shall re
enslave any of said freed persons, the person or
persons so offending shall be deemed guilty of a
felony, and on conviction thereof in any court of
competent jurisdiction in said District, shall be
imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than five
nor more than twenty years.
Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That within
twenty days, or within such further time as the
commissioners herein provided for shall limit,
after the passage of this act, a statement in writ
ing or schedule shall be filed with t he clerk of the
Circuit Court for the District of Columbia, by
the several owners or claimants to the services of
the persons made free or manumitted by this
act, setting forth the names, ages, sex, and par
ticular description of such persons, severally;
and the said clerk shall receive and record, in a
book by him to be provided and kept for that
purpose, the said statements or schedules on re
ceiving fifty cents each therefor, and no claim
shall be allowed to any claimant or owner who
shall neglect this requii eiueut.
Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That the
said clerk aud his successors in oflice shall, from
time to time, on demand, and on receiving twenty-five
cents therefor, prepare, sign, and deliver
to each person made free or manumitted by this
act, a certificate under the seal of said court, set
ting out the name, age, and description of such
person, aud stating that such person was duly
mauumitted aud set free by this act.
Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That the
sum of one hundred thousand dollars, out of any
money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriat
ed, is hereby appropriated, to be expended under
the direction of the President of the United
States, to aid in the colonization and settlement
of such free persons of African descent now re
siding in said District, including those to be lib
erated by this act, as mqf desire to emigrate to
the Republics of Hay ti or Liberia, or sueu other
country beyond the limits of the United States as
the President may determine : Provided, The
expenditnre for this purpose shall not exceed one
hundred dollars for each emigrant.
Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That all acts
of Congress and all laws of the State of Maryland
in force in said District, and all ordinances of the
cities of Washington and Georgetown, inconsist
ent with the provisions of this act, are hereby
Approved, April 16, 1803.
An Act to reorganize and increase the Efficiency
of the Medical Department of the Army.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That there shall be added to
the present medical corps of the army ten sur
geons and ten assistant surgeons, to be promoted
and appointed under existing laws ; twenty med
ical cadets, and as many hospital stewards as the
surgeon general may consider necessary for the
public service, and that their pay and that of all
hospital stewards in the volunteer as well as the
regular service shall be thirty dollars per month,
to be computed from the passage of this act.
And all medical cadets in the service shall, in
addition to their pay, receive one ration per day
either in kind or commutat.un.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the
surgeon general to be appointed under this act
shall have the rank, pay, and emoluments of a
brigadier general. There shall be one assistant
surgeon general and one medical inspector gen
eral of hospitals, each with the rank, pay, and
emoluments of a colonel of cavalry, and the med
ical inspector general shall have, under the direc
tion of the surgeon general, the supervision of all
that relates to the sanitary condition of the army,
whether in transports, quarters or camps, and of
the hygiene, police, discipline, and efheieney of
field and general hospitals, under such regulations
as may hereafter be established.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That there
shall be eight medical inspectors, with the rank,
pay, and emoluments each ol a lieutenant colonel
of cavalry, and who shall be charged with the
duty of inspecting the sanitary condition of trans
ports, quarters, aud camps, of field and general
hospitals, and who shall report to the medical
iuspector general, under such regulrtions as may
be hereafter established, all circumstances relat
ing to the sanitary condition and wants of troops
and of hospitals, and to the skill, efficiency, and
good conduct of the officers and attendants con
nected with the medical department.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the
surgeon general, the assistant surgeon general,
medical iuspector general, and medical inspect
ors, shall immediately after the passage of this
act be appointed by the President, by and with
ttic advice and consent of the Senate, by selection
from the medical corps of the army, or from the
surgeons in the volunteer service, without regard
to their rank when so selected, but with sole re
gard to qualifications.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That medical
purveyors shall be charged, under the direction
of the surgeon general, with the selection and
purchase of all medical supplies, including new
standard preparations, and of all books, instru
ments, hospital stores, furniture, and other artic
les required for the sick and wounded of the
army. In all cases of emergency they may pro
vide such additional accommodations for the sick
and wounded of the army, and may- transport
such medical supplies as circumstances may ren
der necessary, under such regulations as may
hereafter be established, and shall make prompt
and immediate issues upon all special requisitions
made upon them under such circumstances by
medical officers ; and the special requisitions
shall consist simply of a list of the articles requir
ed, the quantities required, dated and signed by
the medical officers requiring them.
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That when
ever the inspector general, or any one ol the
medical inspectors, shall report an officer of the
medical corps as disqualified, b' age or otherwise,
for promotion to a higher grade, or unfitted for
the performance of his professional duties, he
shall be reported by the surgeon general for ex
amination to a medical board, as provided by the
seventeenth section of the act approved August
third, eighteen hundred and sixty-one.
Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the
pfovisions of this act shall continue and be in
f orce during the existence of the present rebellion
and no longer: Provided, however, That when
this act shall expire, all officers who shall have
been promoted from the medical staff of the army
under this act shall retain their respective rank in
the army, with such promotion as they would
have beeu entitled to.
Approved, April 16, 1863.
An Act to authorize the Postmaster General to
establish Branch Post Offices in Cities.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States ot America in
Congress assembled, That the Postmaster Gener
al be authorized and directed, when in his judg
ment the public interest or convenience may re
quire it, to establish one or more branch post
offices, to facilitate the operation of the post office
in any city or place which, in the opinion of the
Postmaster General may require such additional
accommodations for the convenience of the in
habitants ; and it shall be the duty of the Post
master General to prescribe the rules and regula
tions for the branch post office which may be
established by virtue ot this act. And the Post
master General is hereby authorized to charge one
cent, In addition to the regular postage, for every
letter deposited in any branch post office to be
forwarded by mail from the principal office, and
which shall be prepaid by stamp, and one cent for
every letter delivered at such branch office, to be
naid on rlnli vprv Provided. That no letter shall
be sent from the principal office to such branch
office for delivery contrary to the request of the
party to whom the same may be addressed : And
provided, The expense ol sucn Drancn service
shall not exceed the receipts on account thereof.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the
tenth section of an act entititled "An act toes
tablish certain nost-routes. and for other purnos
es," approved March third, eighteen hundred and
iorty-seven, be and nereoy is repeaieo.
Approved, April 16, 1862.
An Act to provide for the Appointment of Clerks
in the Office of the Assistant Treasurer at Bos-
4.n. 4t dl.miaa nnri rtfft jtrla fnn 4Via
Absence of the Assistant TreasuBer, and for
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
Dresentatives of the United Slates of America in
Congress assembled, That from and after the
first day January, eighteen hundred and sixty
two, in lien of the clerks, heretofore authorized
and provided, the Assistant Treasurer at Boston
be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint, with
tue approbation ot tne secretary oi tue xreasury,
one chief clerk at a salary of fifteen hundred dol
lars per annum, and one disbursing clerk at a
salarary of fifteen Jiunarea aoiiars per annum,
and one other clerk at a salary of twelve hundred
dollars per annum, and one messenger at a salary
of seven hundred dollars per annum; and the
compensation for such clerks tor tne current and
next fiscal vear be. and the same is hereby ap
propriated, out of any money in the Treasury not
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That in case
of the sickness or unavoidable absence of the As
sistant Treasurer, he may. in his discretion, an
thorize the chief deck to act in his place, and to
discharge all the duties required by law of Assis
Approved, March 19, 1862.
An Act to secure to the Officers and men actually
employed in the Western Department, or De
partment of Jfissouri, their Pay, Bounty, and
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives of the United States ol America in
Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War
be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to
allow and pay to the officers, non-commissioned
omcers, musicians, ana privates wuo nave Deen
heretofore actually employed in the military ser
vice ot the United States, whether mustered into
actual service or not, where their services were
accepted and actually employed by the generals
who have been in command of the department of
the West, or the department ol tue Juissouri,
the pay aud bounty as in cases oi regular enlist
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the of
ficers, non-commissioned officers, musicians, and
privates so employed, who may have been wound
ed or incapacitated lor service, shall be entitled
to aud receive the pension allowed for such disa
bility : Provided, That the length and character
ot their enlistment and service De sucn as to en
title them under existing laws to snch pension.
sec. a. Auu be it iurtncr enacted, mat tne
heirs of those killed in battle, or of those who
mav have died from wounds received while 60 in
service, shall be entitled to receive the bounty
and pay to which they would have been entitled
had they been regularly musterea into service :
Provided. That the bounty and pay referred to in
this act shall not be payable unless their term of
enlistment and service De oi sucn duration as to
entitle them to receive the 6ame, acDording to
Approved, jlarch ao, ioz.
An Act to facilitate Judicial Proceedings in Ad
judications upon Captured Property, and for
the better Administration of the Law of
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
pressntatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That whenever any proper
ty captured as prize shaU be brought into any dis
trict ot the United States foradjudication, it shall
be the duty ot the prize commissioners for such
district forthwith to receive, seal, and salely keep
the same, until process shall be issued out of the
court, under which the same shall be placed in
the custody of the marshal of such district. It
shall be the further duty of said prize commis
sioners, at the time ol taking such possession,
and from time to time pending the adjudication,
to examine iuto the condition of said property.
and report to the court if the same, or any part
thereof, be perishing or perishable, or deteriorat
ing in value ; and if the same be so found by the
court, upon saia report or otner eviaence, tne
court may thereupon order an interlocutory sale
thereof oy tne unitea states luirsuui, ana me
deposit of the irross proceeds of such sale in the
registry of the court to abide the :urther order of
tne court, wnciaer u cjuiiu lci uaiu prupcrijr uw
or has not been interposed. It shall be the fur
ther duty of the said prize commissioners to re
ceive from the prize master all the papers and
documents, and forthwith to proceed to- take the
testimony of the witnesses prescribed by law,
pursuant to the rules and under the interrogato
ries adopted by the court, aud separately from
each other, und unattended by counsel, and the
said papers, documents, and testimony, securely
to seal with their seals, and as soon as practicable
deposit in the registry of the court; and there
alter, promptly and .without unnecessary delay,
the court shall proceed to hearing and adjudica
tion. Sec 2. And be it fnrther enacted, That all rea
sonable and proper claims and charges for pilot
age, towage, wharfage, storage, insurance, and
other expenses incident to the bringing in and
safe custody and sale ot the property captured as
prize, shall be a charge upou the same, and hav
ing been audited and allowed by the court, shall,
in event of a decree of condemnation or of resti
tution on payment of costs, be paid out of the
proceeds ot any sale of the property, final or in
terlocutory, in the enstody of the court. In case
of a decree of restitution upon payment of costs,
where no sale has been made, such charges and
expenses shall constitute part of said costs to be
paid by the claimant.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the
prize commissioners, and also the district attorn
ey, acting for the United States, and the counsel
for the captors, shall be entitled to receive a just
and suitable compensation for their several and
respective services in each prize case or proceed
ing; and the same sh&ll be adjusted and determ
ined by the court upon due consideration of the
facts and circumstances of each case and of the
services actually rendered therein; and the same,
when so adjusted, shall, in case of final condem
nation or restitution on payment of costs, be paid
out of the proceeds of the prize property in the
custody ot the court, or when no sale has been
made, in whole or in part, as the court may direct
by the claimant.
Sec. 4. And be It further enacted, That when
soever a final decree ot-condemnation of property
captured as prize shall have been made, unless
an interlocutory sale has been made as hereinbe
fore provided for, the property shall be sold by
the United States marshal pursuant to the prac
tice and proceedings in admiralty, and the gross
proceeds of such sale shall be forthwith deposited
In court; and thereupon the prize commissioners
shall proceed, under the direction of the court,
to take the requisite evidence, and report the
same to the court, to the end that a final decree
shall be made determining what public ships of
the United States are entitled to share in the
prize, and whether the prize was of superior,
equal, or inferior lorce to the vessel or vessels
making the capture, and within thirty days after
the entry of the same the clerk of the court shall
transmit to the Treasury of the United States the
moneys so deposited in couit, together with a
certified copy of the said decree, after deducting
from said moneys the costs of court and charges
and expenses hereinbefore provided for.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the pro
visions of this act shall apply as well to cases now
pending as to all future cases of maritime cap
tures, and to captures and seizures made under
the laws for the abolition of the slave trade : and
all laws and parts of laws inconsistent herewith
are hereby repealed.
Approved, March 25, 1863.
An Act making Additional Appropriations for
the Naval Service for the Tear ending J nne
thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.
Be It enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That the following sums be
and they are hereby appropriated, to be paid ont
of any money in the Treasury not otherwise ap
Sropriated, for the service of the year eighteen,
undred and sixty-two :
For the purchase of vessels and necessary alt
erations incurred in fitting them for service, two
million five hundred and thirty thousand dollars.
For the purchase ol additional vessels, two
millions of dollars.
For the purchase of nautical instruments, books,
maps, and charts, twenty thousand dollars.
For repairs at Observatory, freight and trans
portation, three thousand dollars.
For the ordnance foundry at the Washington
navy yard, fifty thousand dollars.
For ordnance, one million dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum
of seven hundred and eighty-three thousand two
hundred and ninety-four dollars, being the
amount necessary to be provided, as estimated
by a board appointed for that purpose, to pay for
and finish the Stevens' oattery now partially con
structed at Hoboken, New Jersey, be and the
same is hereby appropriated out of the money in
the Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the
immediate completion of said battery: Provided,
That in the contract for the completion of said
vessel it shall be stipulated that no part of the
money claimed by Edwin A. Steves to have been
heretofore expended by him upon said vessel
shall be refunded until the amount of said claim
shall be established to the satisfaction of the
Secretary of the Navy, and the payment of said
sum shall be contingent npon the success of said
vessel as an iron-clad, sea-going, war steamer, to
be determined by the President, and such con
tract shall stipulate the time within which the
vessel shall be completed : Provided, neverthe
less, That said money shall not be expended un
less the Secretary of the Navy is of opinion that
the same will secure to the public service an effi
cient steam battery.
8ec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the sum
of thirteen millions of dollars be appropriated,
ont of any money in the Treasury not otherwise
appropriated, to enable the Secretary of the Navy
to construct iron-clad steam-vessels of war.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the
Secretary of the Navy be authorized to commute
the navy ration of coffee and sugar for the extract
of coffee combined with milk and sugar, to be
procured in the same manner and under like re
strictions and guarantees as are preserved meats,
pickles, butter, and desiccated vegetables, if he
shall believe it will be conducive to the health
and comfort of the navy, and not more expensive
to the Government than the present ration, and
if it shall be acceptable to the men.
Approved, April 17, 1862.
Miscellaneous Advertisement ..
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
AMERICAN EXPRESS BUILDING,
55, 57 59 and 01 Hudson,
Near Duane Street, New York.
W. H. WHITFORD, J. B. VAN WAGENEN,
T. F. C'ARHART, HENRY SHAFER,
A. T. HAMILTON.
Office of Payan & Carhart in liquidation.
June 5, 1866. 33 6m
J. E. CONDICT & Co.,
Condict, Jennings & Co.,
SADDLERY, HARNESS, LEATHER,
c, c, tfcc,
Nos. 55 & 57, White St., New York.
JENNINGS, THOMLINSON & CO.
april 21 15 6m. Charleston, S. C.
NEW FOUNDRY AND MACHINE
SHOP IN CHARLOTTE, N. C.
TVX. JVtartin &, Oo
Having removed their works from STOWES
VILLE, Gaston County, to CHARLOTTE, re
spectfully inform their old patrons and the pub
lic generally that they have opened a
Foundry and Machine Shop,
At the old Navy Yard lot, in the City of Char
lotte, where they are prepared to make all
For Steam Engines, Mills, Factories, Water
wheels, Cane Mills, Farming Implements, &c
Particular attention will be paid to repairing of
All work shall be done in the very nicest style,
and the best material used.
July 3, 186646-tf
E. H. CHETERMAtf,
Practical Millwright and Draftsman,
No. 909 Bank Street,
"ITTTLL, PREPARE PLANS AND CONTRACT
VV for the BUILDING OF MILLS in the city
Messrs. Talbott & Bro., Richmond, Ya.
" Kttinger & Edmunds, Richmond, Va.
" Ruhin & Co., Richmond. Va.
Mr. R. Baird, Manchester.
" James L. Davis, Richmond, Va.
" Jno. H. Claiborne, Richmond, Va, ;
" Wm. B. Graves, Yanceyville, N. C.
L. Fels, Esq., Yanceyville, N. G.
September S, 1866. 72 8t
JEWETT & NORMS,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
46, Washington Street,
BOSTON, MASS., and LONDON, ENG.,
CONTINUE TO COLLECT AND RECOVER
unclaimed property, money, debts, etc, in
ENGLAND, WALES, IRELAND,
SCOTLAND, CANADA, EAST
OR WEST-INDIES, AUS
TRALIA, Or any other British Colony,
FRANCE, HOLLAND, BELGIUM, OR
Copies of Wills and all other Records obtained.
Cases prosecuted in favor of Heirs, Legatees,
and next of kin, upon favorable terms.
Jt- CHARGES MODERATE.
9500,000,000 of unclaimed Money,
are invested in the NATIONAL DEBT of Great
Britain alone, in trust for the
Unknown Heirs, Legatees etc.
a large portion of this is known to belong to
parties in America.
Mr. Jewett is an Attorney at Lav ht Eng
land, and tepresents the firm in London.
XrS All letters must be addressed to the Bos
ton office, and enclose stamp.
Isaac Tatxob, Esq., Merchant, Boston, Maes.
Capt. J. B. Gregory, U. S. N-, Hamilton, "
Chas. C. Fiiabt, Esq , New Orleans, La.
Aug. 2,1866. 58 twfim.
JRANDY I BRANDY ! BRANDY I
10 CASES PURE FRENCH BRANDY,
30 gallons Southampton Brandy.
lui 2 tt B. P. WILLIAMSOIT CO.
Railroads, Steamboats, &c.
Office Raleigh & Gaston R. R. Co.,
Sept. 7th, 1866.
WE WILL SELL, ON SATURDAY, THE
6th day of October, the Old Ware House at Hen
derson, N. C, for cash.
W. J. HAWKINS, Pres.
Sept, 11, 1866. 75 lw
RALEIGH & GASTON RAIL ROAD
Superintendent's Office, I
Raleigh, N. C, Aug. 23rd. 1866. )
THE attention of shippers is called to the
Great Through Freight Air Line,
which is now in full and successful opertion from
New York, Boston, Philadelphiaand Baltimore, to
Columbia, S. C, via S. & R. R. R., R. &G. R. R.,
N. C. R. R., and C. & S. C. R. R., carrying freights
North and South with greater dispatch and lower
rates than any other route.
Attention is particularly called to advertisement
of C. B. Allen, freight agent of this road.
W. G. LEWIS, Gen. Supt.
R. & G. K. K. CO.
Aug. 25th 1866. 68 tf.
PACIFIC HAIL STEAMSHIP COMPANY'S
THROUGH LINE TO CALIFORNIA,
TOUCHING AT MEXICAN PORTS,
And Carrying the United States Mail.
THROUGH IN TWENTY-TWO DAYS.
Steamships on (lie
Connecting on the Pa
cific with the
&c, &c, fcc.
One of the above Large and Splendid
Steamships will leave Pier No. 42, North
River, foot of Canal Street, at 12 o'clock, noon,
on the 1st, 11th and 21st of every month,
(except when those dates fall on Sunday, and
then on the preceding Saturday,) for Aspinwall,
connecting, via Panama Railway, with one of the
Company's Steamships from Panama for San
Francisco, touching at Acapulco.
Departures of 1st and 21st connect at Panama
with Steamers for South Pacific and Central
American Ports. Those of the 1st touch at
A discount of one quarter from steamers' rates
allowed to second cabin and steerage passengers
with families. Also, an allowance of one quarter
on through rates to clergymen and their families,
and school-teachers. Soldiers having honorable
One hundred ponnds baggage allowed to each
adult. Baggage-masters accompany the baggage
through, and attend to ladies and children with
out male protectors. Baggage received on the
dock the day before sailing, from steamboats,
railroads, and passengers who prefer to send
An experienced Surgeon on board. Medicine
and attendance free.
For Passage Tickets, or further information,
apply at the Company's Ticket oflice, on the
Wharf, loot of Canal Street, North River, N. Y.
S. K. HOLMAN, Agent.
July 7, 1866. 47 3m.
LIFE INSURANCE CO.,
HAS DECLARED TO ITS POLICY-HOLDERS
a cash dividend of forty per cent., to
be paid at the next settlement of their anni lal pre
miums, with an ample surplus, sufficient to have
made a dividend of fifty per cent.; but the board
of directors looking to the security of the Com
pany, and to the interests of the assured, deemed
this large dividend of forty per cent, ample with
the assured, and prudent men seeking Life Insu
rance and looking for security, this course should
be approved. The excess over tne 4U per cent,
stands credited . to the assured, to be applied on
Dividends are paid Annually.
POLICIES & PREMIUMS NON-FORFEITURE.
Thirty dags grace given in payment of premiums.
Montague Street, near Court, Brooklyn, .
and 141 Broadway, flu T.
CHRISTIAN W. BOUCK.
RICHARD H. HARDING
P. F. PESCUD, Raleigh
Dr. WM. G. HILL, Raleigh.
Raleigh, N. C, April 3, 1866. 7 ti.
I AM CONSTANTLY NEGOTIATING
sales of and Mortgages npon Southern
A large amount of
Is now seeking opportunity for
I AM EMPOWERED TO PURCHASE
40,000 ACRES OF COTTON
LANDS IN THE GULF
PLANTERS AND OTHERS, . ;
wishing to sell, mortgage, or take partners in .
working their lands, are invited. to apply to .
me at once.
D. J. M. A. JEWETT,
46 Washington, Street,
A. F. Deveretjx & Co.,
Edmund Rice, Esq.,
William L. Palmer, Esq.,
Capt. J. B. Gregobt, '
Gen. William A. Olmstead, 1
Troy, N. Y.
Dudley C. Channell, Esq.,
Charles C. Fillet,
ET CHARGES MODERATE. JSi
All Letters must enclose a Stamp.
July 14, 1866. 60 tw-6m
QAAA PRS, QF SHOES, FOR MEN,"
OUUU Women and Children,, will be In Store
thiweek.-t Cheaper than ever.
W. H. & B, 8.TUCKEB A CO.
Aug. 25th 1860.. 68 tt
JXCHANGE OF N. C. BONDS.
STATE OF N. C, TREASURY DEP'T.,
Raleigh, June 27, 18H6.
Under the authority of an ordinance of the
Convention, ratified June 16th, 1866, sealed pro
posals will be received by the undersigned until
the first day of November, J 866, for the exchange
of the principal of any bonds issued by the State,
prior to the 20th May, 1861, for certificates oi
stock and other interests held by the State In
various corporations. The principal of these
Stocks in the following Companies : .
North-Carolina Railroad Company, $3,000,000
Raleigh & Gaston Railroad Company, $ 682,500
Atlantic & N. C. Railroad Company, $1,066,000
Western N. C. Railroad Company, $1,418,000
Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal Co., $ 350,000
2nd. Bonds, secured by mortgages on the en
tire property of the iollowlng corporations: .
Wilmington, Charlotte & Rutherford
Railroad Company, $2,000,000
Western Coalfield Railroad Company, $ 600,000
Atlantic & North-Carolina R. R. Co., $181,164 88
The interest acquired by the purchaser of the
stock of any corporation will not be greater than
that of the holders of the like amount of the gen
eral stock of the same corporation. -
The stocks belonging to the Literary Fund, e.
g. the stock in the Wilmington & Weldon, and
Wilmington & Manchester Railroad Companies,
and in various banks, are not included In this'
advertisement. ' ' ' '
Bids at less than the par value of the stocks or
other interests will not be entertained. Any
premium realised will be applied in payment of
past due coupons of the bonds delivered in ex
Copies of the law authorizing the exchange and
more detailed lists of the stocks, &c, will be for
warded by the undersigned to applicants. '-
It is made my duty to accept those terms
deemed most advantageous to the State, and the
option of rejecting any or all bids is reserved
KEMP P. BATTLE,
June SO 45-wts Public Treasurer.
g FECIAL NOTICE.
MR. L. H. KELLOGG HAVING RETIRED
from our firm, tl:e business will hereafter be con
ducted in the name of EDWARD WHEELER
& CO. We hereby tender our thanks to the citi
zens of Raleigh and vicinity for past patronage.
KELLOGG, WHEELER & CO.
RESS GOODS, CALICOES, &C.
WE HAVE JUST OPENED AN ENTIRE
new stock, embracing Grenadines, Muslins, Ging
hams, &c. Also, 3,000 yards Calicoes, of the la
test styles, all of which we will sell cheap. Call
early and secure bargains.
may 22 28 tt. EDWARD WHEELER & CO
JRANSON & FARRAR
HAVE REMOVED TO THE NORTH-CAROLINA
Book Store, the old and popular Book
stand so long kept by Mr. H. D. Turner, No. 1
Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, on the Corner near .
the State House.
Mr. H. D. Turner, who, for thirty-three years
past, has been a large publisher and bookseller,
now retires from active business, leaving . his
entire stock in our hands.
The stock consists of an extensive selection of
English and American Law Books, besides a great
variety of School and Miscellaneous Books. Mr.
H. D. Coley, so long Mr. Turner's representative, :
will still be found at the old stand.
With this valuable addition to our former ex
tensive stock, we hope very greatly to enlarge
our usefulness to the trade. We will use our
best efforts to secure the continued good will of
our old customers, and those of the North-Carolina
Book Store. . -
June 14 tf BRANSON & FARRAR. .
W. W. WEST,
MUSIC, BOOKS, STATIONERY,
Raleigh. N. C.
July 24, 1866. 54 tf
g-EROSENE OIL AND LAMPS.
JUST RECEIVED A LARGE SUPPLY
HAND, PARLOR, BRACKET and 8 WINGING
Also, the best Kerosene Oil, Lamp Wicks and
Chimneys. Dry Hop Yeast.
With Heartt & Lewis,
44 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh.
July 28 1866. 56-tf.
JNSURANCE AGAINST FIRE,
AND THE PERILS OF INLAND TRANS
portation. UNDERWRITER'S AGENCY,
Composed of the Germania, Hanover, Magia
and Republic Fire Insurance Companies, New
York. Capital over $3,000,000.
JOHN G. WILLIAMS, & CO.,
oct 6 tf 10 Agents.
At 44 Fayetteville Street.
PATENT ICE CREAM FREEZERS,
Oval and Round Wire Dish Covers,
Weeding Hoes and Trace Chains,
1 Ton Castings.
J. BROWN, with
Raleigh, June fr tf Hart & Lewis.
Watson's Photograph Gallery,
RALEIGH, N. C.
PRICES LOWER THAN EVER.
The SnnBeara Art Improving. ' ; -
tp REAT REDUCTION IN THE PRICES OF
VX Ambrotypes, Ferreotypes and the larger
size Photographs. Porcelian pictures made with
all the beauty of an ivory painting. Photograph
of all sizes and styles, plain or colored to nature.
Persons wishing work in my line are invited to
call and examine specimens and be convinced
that there is no use going beyond Raleigh on ac
count of prices or quality of work.
Aug. fc8,T866 28 ly. J.W.WATSON.
TATE OF NORTH. CAROLINA,
Wakk Couth ty. - j
Superior Court of Law and Equity, Spring Teres, ,
On motion, it is ordered by the Court, that the
Clerk give notice through the Standard, SentivH -and
Progress, newspapers published in the City
of Raleigh, and also t four or more publi place
in the County of Wake, to all parties of Record
who have suits pending in the Superior Court of
said County, and their witnesses, to appear at the
next Fall Term of the Court, to he held at the
Court House, in Raleigh, on the
First Monday after the fourth Monday
of September, 1866,
prepared to try their cases. .
Parties having no counsel are notified to em
ploy on or before the day aforesaid, or their suite
will be tried without LBUNTINe;
Ralaigh, July 10, 1866. 48 8taw-td
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
FALL TRADE, 1868.
WE ARE RECEIVING OUR FALL STOCK,
and now in store.
Table and Pocket Cutlery. "
Buggy and wagon tire from to 2 inches wide.
Sweeds Iron, cast and Blistro stub Band Iron.
6 dozen hand and tea Waitere-u. .
Cooking Stoves various patterns.
50 sizes nails -3 to 60 penny. .
'-"With a general assortment of Tools and Bund
ing materials. 1000 14 HooPIroI,'Jl brOWn
""V With Hart & Lewis.
Raleigh, Aug. 80, 1866. TO-4?