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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
DECEMBER, 1881, TO MARCH, 1883.
RECENT TREATIES, POSTAL CONVENTIONS, AND EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATIONS.
EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF
OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
THE PUBLIC ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS
CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME.
AOTS OF THE FORTY SEVENTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.
Lucretia R. Garfield. An act granting the franking privilege to Lucretia R. Garfield. December
20, 1881 Legal holidays, District of Columbia. An act to amend section nine hundred and ninety-three of the
Revised Statutes of the United States for the District of Columbia, and an act entitled “An act to amend section pine hundred and ninety-three of the Revised Statutes of the United States for the District of Columbia," approved January thirty-first, eighteen hundred and
seventy-nine. December 20, 1881 Territorial legislature, New Mexico. An act to legalize the election of the Territorial legislature of
New Mexico hold November second, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes.
December 21, 1881 Ward Hunt. An act to permit Ward Hunt, an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United
States, to retire. January 27, 1882... Tenth census. An act making appropriations for the payment of the final expenses of the tenth con
sus. January 28, 1882 Repairs, Capitol. An act authorizing and directing the Architect of the Capitol to make certain
changes and repairs in the House wing of the Capitol. February 8, 1882 Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. An act to appropriate five thousand dollars for packing, transporting,
and arranging certain agricultural and mineral specimens. February 13, 1882 Colored emigrants. An act for the relief of colored emigrants. February 15, 1882 , National Mechanics Banking Association. An act to change the name of the National Mechanics'
Banking Association of New York to that of Wall Street National Bank. February 17, 1882. Tenth census. An act supplemental to the act entitled "An act making appropriations for the pay
ment of the final expenses of the tenth census." February 20, 1802 Post-Office warrants. An act to enable the Postmaster-General to delegate authority to sign war.
rants. February 25, 1882 . Samuel Francis Dui Pont. An act making an appropriation for the base and pedestal of a monu
ment to the late Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy, February 25,
1842... Lincoln Monument Association. An act in reference to the trustees of the Lincoln Monument Asso
ciation. February 25, 1882 Lancaster National Bank. An act authorizing the Lancaster National Bank of Lancaster, Massa
chusetts, to change its location and name. February 25, 1882... Apportionment, Representatives, Congress. An act making an apportionment of Representatives in
Congress among the several States under the tenth census. February 25, 1882..
Agency, Indian Territory. March 4, 1882
Harbor, State of Texas. March 4, 1882
priations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, and for
other purposes. March 6, 1882 . Denver, Colorado. An act to establish a port of delivery at Denver, in the State of Colorado. March
6, 1882 Garfield memorial service. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to furnish impressions
of the cards of invitations to the Garfield memorial service. March 6, 1882.. Post-routes. An act to establish post-routes. March 6, 1882 .
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Pago Marine hospital, Memphis, Tennessee. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the construction of a marine hospital in the city of Mornphis, Tennessee. March 9, 1882
28 Chief Justice John Marshall. An act to authorize the erection of a statue of Chief Justice Marshall. March 10, 1882
28 General James A. Garfield. An act directing the Secretary of War to pay over to the Society of the
Army of the Cumberland seven thousand five hundred dollars, to aid in the ereciion of a
28 Freedman's Bank, District of Columbia. An act authorizing and directing the purchase by the Secre
tary of the Treasury, for the public use, of tbe property known as the Freedman's Bank, and
29 Postmasters, claims of. An act authorizing the Postmaster-General to adjust certain claims of postmasters for loss by burglary, fire, or other unavoidable casualty. March 17, 1882...
29 Davis Island Dam. An act appropriating one hundred thousand dollars for continuing the work on Davis Island Dam. March 21, 1882.
30 Indians, Menomonee Reservation. An act authorizing the sale of certain logs cut by the Indians of the Menomonee Reservation in Wisconsin. March 22, 1882
30 Bigamy. An act to amend section fifty-three hundred and fifty-two of the Revised ates of the United States, in reference to bigamy, and for other purposes. March 22, 1882..
30 Courts in New York. An act to amend the Revised Statutes of the United States establishing the
times, places, and provisions for holding terms of the district and jrcuit courts in the north-
32 Watertown land district, Dakota. An act to create two additional land districts, and to change the
boundaries of the Watertown land district in the Territory of Dakota. March 23, 1882. 33 Bridge over Mississippi River. An act to establish a railway bridge across the Mississippi River ex
tending from a point between Wabash and Reed's Landing, in Minnesota, to a point below
the mouth of the Chippewa River in Wisconsin. March 28, 1882. Boundary, Nebraska. An act to extend the northern boundary of the State of Nebraska. March 28, 1882
35 Plattsburgh, New York. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to release a right of way across lands of the United States at Plattsburgh, New York. March 28, 1882
36 Green Bay Agency, Wisconsin. An act to confirm certain instructions given by the Department of
the Interior to the Indian agent at Green Bay Agency, in the State of Wisconsin, and to
legalize the acts done and permitted by said Indian agent pursuant thereto. March 31, 1882. 36 William D. Whiting. An act for the relief of Captain William D. Whiting. April 1, 1882
37 District of Columbia, appropriations. An act to amend an act entitled "Ăn act making appropria
ations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the
37 Bridge over Missouri River. An act authorizing the construction of a bridge over the Missouri River, at or near Arrow Rock, Missouri. April 1, 1882
38 Alley, square 195, District of Columbia. An act to provide for the closing of an alley in square one
hundred and pinety-five, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia. April 1, 1882 Revised Statutes, section 4458. An act to amend section forty-four hundred and fifty-eight of the Re
vised Statutes of the United States, relating to license fees of officers of steam vessels. April
40 Freedman's Savings and Trust Company. An act to facilitate the payment of dividends to creditors of the Freedman's Savings and Trust Company. April 5, 1882.
40 Sale of barracks, Savannah, Georgia. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to sell the military
barracks, and the lands upon which they are located, in the city of Savannah, Georgia. April
41 John Thornley. An act for the relief of Medical Director John Thornley, United States Navy. April 7, 1882
41 Exposition, Denver, Colorado. An act to admit free of duty articles intended for exbibition at the
National Mining and Industrial Exposition to be held in the city of Denver in the year
41 Crow Indians, Montana. An act to accept and ratify the agreement submitted by the Crow Indians
of Montana for the sale of a portion of their reservation in said Territory, and for otber pur
poses, and to make the necessary appropriations for carrying out the same. April 11, 1882 .. Public ouilding, Minneapolis, Minnesota. An act appropriating money for the pnrchase of a site and
the erection of a suitable building for a post-oltice and other government offices in the city
43 Public building, Columbus, Ohio. An act for tho erection of a public building at Columbus, Ohio. April 11, 1882..
44 Distribution of seeds. An act appropriating twenty thousand dollars for the purchase and distribution of seeds. April 11, 1882.
-44 Bridge over Missouri River. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri
River at the most accessible point within five miles above the city of Saint Charles, Missouri.
44 Building for Pension and Land Ofices. An act to provide additional accommodations for the Departinent of the Interior. April 15, 1882
46 Deficiency appropriation. An act muking appropriations to supply a deficiency for dies, paper, and
stapps for the fiscal year eighieen 2:undred and eighty-two, and to continue work on the
42 Page Revised Statutes, section 2569. An act to amend section twenty-five hundred and sixty nine of the
Revised Statutes, in relation to appraisers at the port of New Orleans, Louisiana. April 18,
47 Indian deficiency appropriation. 'An ant to, rovide a deficiency for the subsistence of the Arapahoo, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, and Wichita Indians.
47 Courts in Georgia. An act to establish distinct United States courts, with distinct officers, in the northern anıl southern jndirial districts of the State of Georgia. April. 25, 1882.
47 Yaquina collection district, Oregon. An act to amend sections twenty-five hundred and eighty-six
aui twenty-five hundred and eighty-seven of the Revised Statutes of the United States by
48 Rerised Statutes, section 3066. An act to amend section three thousand and sixty-six of the Revised
Statutes of the United States, in relation to the authority to issue warrants. April 25, 1882. 49 Revised Statutes, section 2326. An act to amend section twenty-threo hundred and twenty-six of the
Revised Statutes, in regard to mineral lands, and for other purposes. · April 26, 1882.... 49 Public building, Frankfori, Kentucky. An act for a public building at Frankfort, Kentucky. April 26, 18-2
49 Agricultural College, Iowa. Av act to amend the act donating public lands to the several States and
Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts.
50 Orphan Asylum Association, District of Columbia. An act changing the name of the German Protestant Orphan Asylum Association. April 26, 1882.
50 Bridge across the Mississippi River. An act to auth' rize the construction of a bridge across the Mis
sissippi River at or near Keithsburg, in the State of Illinois, and to establish it as a post-road.
50 Ordnance storekeeper, Army. An act to authorize the appointment of an ordnånce storekeeper in the Army. May 1, 1882
52 Revised Statutes, section 5254. An act to amend section fifty-two hundred and fifty-four, title sixty
three, Revised Statutes of the United States, concerning the use of piers and cribs in the Mis-
52 Ladies' Soldiers' Monument Society. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to dooate to the
Ladies' So diers' Monument Society, of Portsmouth, Ohio, four condemned cannon. May i,
52 Post-Office Department appropriations. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post
Office Department for the fiscal year ending Juno tbirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty.
52 Life-Saving Service. An act to promote the efficiency of the Life-Saving Service and to encourage the saving of life from shipwreck. May 4, 1882.
55 Elections, West Virginia. Au. act to amend the laws with reference to elections in West Virginia. May 4, 1982
58 Hell Gale, Nero York. An act making an immediate appropriation for the removal of obstructions ai Hell Gate, New York. May 4, 1882..
58 Discriminating duties. An act to repeal tbe discrimipating duties on' goods produced east of the Cape of Good Hope. May 4, 1882..
58 Chinese immigration. An act to execute certain treaty stipulations relating to Chinese. May 6, 1082..
58 Public building, Denver, Colorado. An act for the erection of a public building at Denver, Colorado. May 8, 1882
61 Custom-House lot, Bermuda Hundred, Virginia. An act to authorize the sale of certain property at
Bermuda Hundred, in the County of Ches ertield, in the State of Virginia. May 9, 1882... 62 Public building, Quincy, Illinois. An act for the erection of a public building at Quincy, Illinois. May 9, 1882
62 Public building, Peoria, Illinois. Ad act to provide for the erection of a public building in the city of Peoria, in the Srate of Illinois. May 9, 1882 .
62 Lands of Miami Indians, Kanxas. An act to provide for the sale of the lands of the Miana Indians in Kansas. May 15, 1882
63 Tariff Commission. An act to provide for the appointment of a commission to investigate the question of the tariff. May 15, 1882
64 Charles Ilton Howard. An act to authorize and direct the Secretary of War to change the name of
Charles Altun Howard, a second lieutenant in the Ninth Regiment of Cavalry of the Army
64 Topeka, Kannas. An act donating condemued cannon and cannon balls to the city of Topeka, Kansas, for monumental purposes. May 17, 1882-...
64 Post Bosworth, G. A. R. Au act donating cannon and cannon balls for use and ornament about a suitable soldiers' monument at Portland, Maine. May 17, 1882...
65 Donation of condemned cannon, fo. An act donating condemned cannon and cannon balls for monumental purposes. May 17, 1882.
65 Soldiers' cemetery, Gallipolis, Ohio. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to furnish condemned capdou for the soldiers' cemetery at Gallipolis, Ohio. May 17, 1882
66 Soldiers monument, Birmingham, Connecticut. An act donating condemned cast-iron cannon to the Soldiers' Monuwoutal Association of Birmingham, Coonecticut. May 17, 1882
66 Soldiers' and sailors' monumeni, Bellaire, Whio. An act to donate condemned cannon to the Soldiers' and Sailors' Association of Bellairu, Ohio.. May 17, 1882
66 Soldiers' monument, Rochenter, Nero Hampshire. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to turn over
to Sampson Post, Number Tweniy-two, of the Grand Army of the Republic, of Rochester,