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Page. CHAP. 63. An act to suspend, for a limited time, the recruiting service, June 28, 1809,

132 CHAP. 64. An act for completing the existing military establishment, December 24, 1811,

132 CHAP. 65. An act to raise an additional military force, January 11, 1812,

133 CHAP. 66. An act supplementary to “An act to raise, for a limited time, an additional

military force," passed on the twelfth day of April, one thousand eight
hundred and eight, February 24, 1812,

138 CHAP. 67. An act suppleinentary to • An act to raise an additional military force,” March 17, 1812,

138 CHAP. 68. An act to establish a Quartermaster's department, and for other purposes, March 28, 1812,

139 CHAP. 69. An act in addition to the act entitled “ An act to raise an additional military

force," passed January the eleventh, one thousand eight hundred and twelve,
April 8, 1912,

143 CHAP. 70. An act for the organization of a corps of artificers, April 23, 1812, CHAP. 71. An act making further provision for the corps of engineers, April 27, 1812, 145 CHAP. 72. An act to provide for designating, surveying, and granting, the military bounty lands, May 6, 1812,

147 CHAP. 73. An act for the better regulation of the ordnance, May 14, 1812,

118 CHAP. 74. An act making further provision for the army of the United States, May 16, 1812,

150 CHAP. 75. An act to annend an act, entitled “An act to establish a Quartermaster's department, and for other purposes,” May 22, 1812,

151 CHAP. 76. An act for the more perfect organization of the army of the United States, June 26, 1812,

152 CHAP. 77. An act respecting the pay of the army of the United States, July 6, 1812, 153 CHAP. 78. An act making further provisions for the army of the United States, and for other purposes, July 6, 1812,

154 CHAP. 79. An act increasing the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians,

privates, and others, of the army, and for other purposes, December 12,
1812,

155 CHAP. 80. An act supplementary to the act, entitled “ An act for the more perfect organization of the army of the United States,” January 20, 1813,

156 CHAP. 81. An act in addition to the act, entitled “ An act to raise an additional military force," and for other purposes, January 29, 1813,

158 CHAP. 82. An act making provision for an additional number of general officers, February 24, 1913,

161 CHAP. 83. An act the better to provide for the supplies of the army of the United

States, and for the accountability of persons entrusted with the saine,
March 3, 1813,

161 CHAP. 84. An act for the better organization of the general staff of the army of the United States, March 3, 1813,

164 CHAP. 85. Resolution requesting the President of the United States to cause to be

prepared and laid before Congress a system of military discipline, March
3, 1813,

167 CHAP. 86. An act to amend the act in addition to the act, entitled “An act to raise an additional military force, and for other purposes, July 5, 1813,

167 CHAP. 87. An act to regulate the allowance of sorage to officers in the army of the United States, July 22, 1813,

167 CHAP. 88. An act to authorize the appointment, by the President, of certain officers during the recess of the Senate, August 2, 1813,

168 CHAP. 89. An act supplementary to the act, entitled “An act for the better regulation of the ordnance, August 2, 1813,

168 CHAP. 90. An act making further provision for filling the ranks of the regular army,

encouraging enlistments, and authorizing the re-enlistments, for longer

periods, of men whose term of service are about to expire, January 27, 1814, 169 CHAP. 91. An act authorizing the President of the United States to cause certain regi

ments therein mentioned, to be enlisted for five years, or during the war,
January 28, 1814,

170 CHAP. 92. An act to raise three regiments of riflemen, February 10, 1814,

170 CHAP. 93. An act for the better organizing, paying and supplying, the army of the United States, March 30, 1814,

171 CHAP. 94. An act authorizing an augmentation of the Marine Corps, and for other purposes, April 16, 1814,

175 CHAP. 95. An act fixing the salary of the Paymaster of the army of the United States,

and allowing a sum for the employment of additional clerks in his office, for
the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and providing for the
appointment of assistant district paymasters, April 18, 1814,

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CHAP. 96. An act 10 provide for the collection and preservation of such flags, stand

ards, and colors, as shall have been, or may hereafter be, taken by the
land and naval forces of the United States, from their enemies, April 18,

1814,
CHAP. 97. An act making further provision for filling the ranks of the army of the

United States, December 10, 1814,
CHAP. 98. An act directing the staff officers of the army to comply with the requisi-

tions of naval and marine officers, in certain cases, December 15, 1814, CHAP. 99. An act for the better regulation of the ordnance department, February 8,

1815, CHAP. 100. An act fixing the military peace establishment of the United States, March

3, 1815, CHAP. 101. An act making further provision for military services during the late war,

and for other purposes, April 16, 1816, CHAP. 102. An act to increase the pensions of invalids in certain cases; for the relief

of invalids of the militia; and for the appointment of pension agents in

those States where there is no commissioner of loans, April 24, 1816, CHAP. 103. An act for organizing the general staff, and making further provision for

the army of the United States, April 24, 1816, CHAP. 104. An act to provide for cases of lost inilitary land warrants, and discharges CHAP. 105. An act concerning the annual sum appropriated for arming and equipping

the militia, April 29, 1816, CHAP. 106. An act to increase the compensation of the superintendents of the manu

factories of arms at Springfield and Harper's Ferry, April 29, 1816, CHAP. 107. An act to authorize the survey of two millions of acres of the public lands

in lieu of that quantity heretofore authorized to be surveyed in the territory

of Michigan, as military bounty lands, April 29, 1816, CHAP. 108. Resolution authorizing the President of the United States to employ a skil.

ful assistant in the corps of Engineers, April 29, 1816, CHAP. 109. An act to provide for the prompt settlement of public accounts, March 3,

1817, CHAP. 110. An act supplementary to an act, entitled “ An act further to amend the

several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War,

and Navy Departments, March 3, 1817, CHAP. 111. An act to amend an act, entitled “ An act making further provision for

military services during the late war, and for other purposes,” March 3,

1817, -
CHAP. 112. An act to fix the peace establishment of the marine corps, March 3, 1917,
CHAP. 113. An act extending the time for obtaining military land warrants in certain

cases, March 27, 1818,
CHAP. 114. An act to establish the flag of the United States, April 4, 1818,
CHAP. 115. An act regulating the staff of the army, April 14, 1818,
CHAP. 116. An act regulating the pay and emolument of brevet officers, April 16, 1818,
CHAP. 117. An act respecting the organization of the army, and for other purposes,

April 20, 1818,
CHAP. 118. Resolution directing the completion of the survey of the waters of the

Chesapeake Bay, and for other purposes, April 20, 1818,
CHAP. 119, An act allowing further time to complete the issuing and locating of land

warrants, February 24, 1819,
CHAP, 120. An act to regulate the pay of the army when employed on fatigue duty,

March 2, 1819,
CHAP. 121. An act regulating the payments to invalid pensioners, March 3, 1819,
CHAP. 122. An act authorizing the sale of certain military sites, March 3, 1819,
CHAP. 123. An act concerning the allowance of pensions upon a relinquishment of

bounty land, March 3, 1819,
CHAP. 124. An act in addition to the several acts for the establishment and regulation

of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments, May 1, 1820, CHAP. 125. An act further to regulate the Medical Department of the army, May 8,

1820,
CHAP. 126. An act to limit the term of office of certain officers therein named, and for
CHAP. 127. An act providing for the better organization of the Treasury Department,

May 15, 1820,
CHAP. 128. An act to reduce and fix the military peace establishment of the United

States, March 2, 1821,
CHAP. 129. An act to repeal the fourteenth section of "An act to reduce and fix the

military peace establishment,” passed the second day of March, one thou-
sand eight hundred and twenty-one, May 7, 1822,

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Page. CHAP. 130. An act to continue the present mode of supplying the army of the United States, January 23, 1823,

215 CHAP. 131. An act concerning the disbursement of public money, January 21, 1823, 216 CHAP. 132. An act to establish a national arınory on the western waters, March 3, 1823, 217 CHAP. 133. An act to allow further time to complete the issuing and locating of military land warrants, May 26, 1824,

217 CHAP. 134. An act for arining the inilitia of the District of Columbia, March 3, 1825, 217 CHAP. 135. An act inore effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes, March 3, 1825,

218 CHAP. 136. An act to authorize the sale of unserviceable ordnance, arms, and military stores, March 3, 1824,

219 CHAP. 137. An act concerning the United States' Arsenal in Georgia, May 20, 1826, 219 CHAP. 138. An act to authorize the Secretary of the War Department to purchase a

site for an arsenal at St. Louis, in the State of Missouri, and to provide for
the erection of an Arsenal on the same, May 20, 1826,

220 CHAP. 139. An act regulating the accountability for cloihing and equipage issued to the

army of the United States, and for the better organization of the Quarter-
master's departinent, May 18, 1826,

220 CHAP. 140. An act giving further compensation to the captains and subalterns of the army of the United States, in certain cases, March 2, 1827,

222 CHAP. 141. An act authorizing an establishment of an Arsenal in the town of Augusta, in Maine, March 3, 1827,

222 CHAP. 142. An act to prevent defalcations on the part of the Disbursing Agents of the Government, and for other purposes, January 25, 1828,

223 CHAP. 143. An act authorizing the establishment of an Arsenal on the waters of Mobile or Pensacola Bays, May 24, 1828,

223 CHAP. 144. Resolution to authorize the President to loan the barracks at Sackett's Har.

bor to the trustees of a scientific and military school to be established there,
May 24, 1828,

224 CHAP. 145. An act to continue the present mode of supplying the army of the United

224 CHAP. 146. An act to authorize the re-conveyance of a lot of land to the mayor and corporation of the city of New York, May 10, 1830,

225 CHAP. 147. An act to alter and amenil the sixty-fifth article of the first section of an

act, entitled “An act for establishing rules and articles for the government
of the armies of the United States," passed the tenth day of April, one
thousand eight hundred and six, May 29, 1830,

225 CHAP. 148. An act to exempt deserters, in tiine of peace, from the punishment of death, May 29, 1830,

226 CHAP. 149. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to purchase an additional quanti

ty of land for the fortifications at Fort Washington, on the river Potomac,
March 1831,

226 CHAP. 150. An act providing for the organization of the ordnance department, April 5, 1832,

227 CHAP. 151. Resolution respecting the pay of Marines, May 25, 1832,

228 CHAP. 152. An act to anthorize the President to raise mounted volunteers for the de. fence of the frontier, June 15, 1832,

229 CHAP. 153. An act to increase the number of Surgeons and Assistant-surgeons in the army of the United States, June 28, 1832,

229 CHAP. 154. An act making provision for the sale and disposition of the public grounds

in the cities of St. Augustine and Pensacola, and to reserve certain lots and
buildings for public purposes, and to provide for their repair and preserva-
tion, June 28, 1832,

229 CHAP. 155. An act supplementary to the several acts making appropriation for the

civil and military service, during the year one thousand eight hundred and
thirty-two, July 14, 1832,

230 CHAP. 156. Resolution to repeal a resolution, approved the twenty-ninth of April, one

thousand eight hundred and sixteen, authorizing the President of the Uni.
ted States to employ a skilful assistant in the corps of engineers, July 14,
1832, -

230 CHAP. 157. An act concerning certain officers of the marine corps, July 14, 1832, 230 CHAP. 158. An act making appropriation for the support of the army, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, March 2, 1833,

231 CHAP. 159. An act to improve the condition of the non-commissioned officers and pri

vates of the ariry and marine corps of the United States, and to prevent de-
sertion, March 2, 1833,

231 CHAP. 160. An act for the more perfect defence of the frontiers, March 2, 1833,

232 CHAP. 161. An act to increase and regulate the pay of the Surgeons and Assistant-surgeons of the army, June 30, 1834,

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Page. CHAP. 162. An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers, June 30, 1834,

234 CHAP. 163. An act to provide for the organization of the department on Indian Affairs, June 30, 1834,

242 CHAP. 164. An act to provide for the payment of claims, for property lost, captured,

or destroyed, by the enemy, while in the military service of the United
States, during the late war with the Indians on the frontiers of Illinois and
Michigan Territory, June 30, 1834,

247
CHAP. 165. An act for the beiter organization of the United States “marine corps,”
June 30, 1834,

249 CHAP. 166. An act making certain allowances, and granting certain arrearages to the

captains and subalterns of the United States corps of marines, June 30,
1831,

250 CHAP. 167. An act making additional appropriations for the Delaware break-water, and

for certain harbors, and removing obstructions in and at the mouths of cer.
tain rivers, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, March
3, 1835,

251 CHAP. 168. An act to render permanent the present mode of supplying the army of

the United States, and fixing the salary of certain clerks tnerein nained,
March 3, 1835,

251 CHAP. 169. An act making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and

other pensioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hun-
dred and thirty-six, April 14, 1836,

232 CHAP. 170. An act providing for the salaries of certain officers therein named, and for

other
purposes, May 9, 1836,

252 CHAP. 171. An act explanatory of the act entitled "An act to prevent defalcations on

the part of the disbursing agents of the Governinent, and for other purpo-
ses,” May 20, 1836,

253 CHAP. 172. An act authorizing the President of the United States to accept the ser

vice of volunteers, and to raise an additional regiment of dragoons or
mounted riflemen, May 23, 1836,

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CHAP. 173. An act to establish an arsenal of construction in the State of North Caro-
lina, June 14, 1836,

255 CHAP. 174. “An act to provide for the better protection of the western frontier,” July 2, 1836,

256 CHAP. 175. "An act to authorize the appointment of additional paymasters, and for other purposes," July 4, 1836,

257 CHAP. 176. An act for the purchase of certain rights of inventions of Captain Wm. H. Bell, of North Carolina, July 4, 1836,

258 CHAP. 177. An act to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or de

stroyed in the military service of the United States," January 18, 1837, 255 CHAP. 178. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to provide payment for borses

and other property lost in the military service of the United States,” Octo

ber 16, 1837, CHAP. 179. An act to increase the present military establishment of the United States, and for other purposes, July 5, 1833,

261 CHAP. 180. An act suppleinentary to an act entitled “An act to increase the present

military establishment of the United States, and for other purposes, ap-
proved July fifth, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, July 7, 1833, -

267
CHAP. 181. An act to amend an act entitled An act regulating the pay and emoluments
brevet ,16

263 CHAP. 182. An act giving to the President of the United States additional powers for

the defence of the United States, in certain cases, against invasion, and for
other purposes, March 3, 1839,

269 CHAP. 183. An act to provide for the support of the Military Academy for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, July 20, 1840,

270 CHAP. 184. An act further to continue in force the act for the payment of horses and

other property lost in the military service of the United States, February

27, 1841, CHAP. 185. An act to repeal the act entitled “ An act to provide for the collection, safe

keeping, transfer and disbursement of the public revenue,” and to provide
for the punishment of embezzlers of public money, and for other purposes,
August 13, 1841,

271 CHAP. 186. Joint resolution making it the duty of the Attorney General to examine into

the titles of the lands or sites for the purpose of erecting thereon armories
and other public works and buildings, and for other purposes, Septeinber
11, 1841,

272 CHAP. 187. An act to provide for satisfying claims for bounty lands, for military services

in the late war with Great Britain, and for other purposes, July 27, 1842, · 273

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tary Academy, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two,
August 23, 1842,

274 CHAP. 189. An act to amend an act, entitled “ An act to provide for the payment of

horses, or other property, lost or destroyed in the military service of the
United States," approved the eighteenth of January, eighteen hundred and
thirty-seven, August 23, 1842,

27 CHAP. 190. An'act respecting the organization of the army, and for other purposes, August 23, 1842,

275 CHAP. 191. An act further to continue in force the act for the payment of horses and

other property lost in the military service of the United Siates, March 3, 1843, 277 CHAP. 192. An act to repeal so much of the act approved the twenty.third August,

one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, as requires the second regiment
of dragoons to be converted into a regiment of riflemen after the fourth day

of March, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three, April 4, 1844, 277 CHAP. 193. An act making an appropriation for the payment of horses lost by the Missouri volunteers in the Florida war, June 15, 1844,

278 CHAP. 194. An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the fiscal year

ending on the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-five, June
17, 1814,

279 CHAP. 195. An act making appropriations for the support of the arıny for the year ending

on the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-six, March 3, 1845, 279 CHAP. 196. A resolution to suspend a part of the third section of the joint resolution of

the eleventh of September, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one, re-
lating to armories, February 13, 1815,

280 CHAP. 197. An act providing for the prosecution of the existing war between the United States and the Republic of Mexico, May 13, 1846,

280 CHAP. 198. An act to authorize an increase of the rank and file of the army of the United States, May 13, 1846,

282 CHAP. 199. An act for the organization of a company of sappers, miners, and ponto. niers, May 15, 1846,

232 CHAP. 200, An act to provide for raising a regiment of mounted riflemen, and for establishing military stations on the route to Oregon, May 19, 1846,

284 CHAP. 201. An act supplemental to an act entitled “ An act providing for the prosecu

tion of the existing war between the United States and the Republic of
Mexico," and for other purposes, June 18, 1846,

285 CHAP. 202. An act to provide for the organization of the volunteer forces, brought into

the service of the United States, into brigades and divisions, and for the ap-
pointment of the necessary number of general officers to command the
same, June 26, 1846,

287 CHAP. 203. An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for

the year ending on the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven,
August 8, 1816,

288 CHAP. 204. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending on

the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, August 10, 1846, 288 CHAP. 205. Resolutions, expressive of the sense of Congress of the gallantry and good

conduct with which the reputation of the arins of the United States has
been sustained by Major General Brown, Major General Scott, Major Ge-
neral Porter, Major General Gaines, Major General Macomb, and Briga-
diers Ripley and Miller, November 3, 1814,

289 CHAP. 206. Resolutions expressive of the thanks of Congress to Major General Jackson,

and the troops under his command, for their gallantry and good conduct in
the defence of New Orleans, February 27, 1815,

290 CHAP. 207. Resolution directing medals to be struck, and, together with the thanks of

Congress, presented to Major General Harrison and Governor Shelby, and
for other purposes, April 4, 1818,

290 CHAP. 208. Resolution presenting a gold medal to George Croghan, and a sword to each

of the officers under his command, for their gallantry and good conduct in
the defence of Fort Stephenson, in eighteen hundred and thirteen, February
13, 1835,

291 CHAP. 209. A joint resolution presenting the thanks of Congress to Major General Taylor, his officers and men, July 16, 1846,

291 CHAP. 210. A joint resolution to refund to States and individuals expenses incurred by

them under calls for militia and volunteers made by Generals Gaines and
Taylor, July 16, 1846,

292 CHAP. 211. Joint resolution directing the payment of certain volunteers and militia, under the limitations therein prescribed, August 8, 1846,

292 CHAP. 212. An act to repeal the act which abolished the office of one of the Inspectors

General of the army, and to revive and establish said office, January 12, 1846, 293

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