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Done at the city of Washington this twenty-ninth day of October, in

the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy(SEAL.] four, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ninety-ninth.

U. S. GRANT.
By the President:
HAMILTON FISH,

Secretary of State.

No. 11.

Dec. 21, 1874.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION. Preamble.

Whereas it is provided in the Constitution of the United States that the United States shall protect every State in the Union, on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened), against domestic violence; and

Whereas it is provided by the laws of the United States tbat, in all cases of insurrection in any State, or of obstruction to the laws thereof, it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, on application of the legislature of such State, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened), to call forth the militia of any other State or States, or to employ such part of the land and naval force as shall be judged necessary for the purpose of suppressing such insurrection, or of causing the laws to be duly executed ; and

Whereas the legislature of the State of Mississippi, now in session, have represented to me, in a concurrent resolution of that body, that sev. eral of the legally elected officers of Warren County,in said State, are prevented from executing the duties of their respective offices by force and violence—that the public buildings and records of said county bave been taken into the possession of, and are now held by, lawless and unauthor. ized persons—that many peaceable citizens of said county have been killed, and others have been compelled to abandon, and remain away from, their homes and families—that illegal and riotous seizures and imprisonments have been made by such lawless persons-and, further, that a large number of armed men from adjacent States have invaded Mississippi to aid such lawless persons, and are still ready to give them such aid ; and

Whereas it is further represented as aforesaid, by said legislature, that the courts of said county cannot be held, and that the Governor of said State has no sufficient force at his command to execute the laws thereof in said county and suppress said violence, without causing a conflict of races and endangering life and property to an alarming extent; and

Whereas the said legislature, as aforesaid, have made application to me for such part of the military force of the United States as may be necessary and adequate to protect said State and the citizens thereof against the domestic violence hereinbefore mentioned, and to enforce the due execution of the laws; and

Whereas the laws of the United States require that, whenever it may be necessary, in the judgment of the President, to use the military force for the purposes aforesaid, he shall forthwith, by proclamation, command such insurgents to disperse and retire peaceably to their respect

ive abodes within a limited time: disorderly persons st

15 and Now, therefore, I, ULYSSES S. GRANT, President of the United in Mississippi com- States, do hereby command said disorderly and turbulent persons to manded to disperse. disperse and retire peaceably to their respective abodes within five days

from the date hereof, and that they refrain from forcible resistance to

Turbulent and

the laws, and submit themselves peaceably to the lawful authorities of said county and State.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the city of Washington, this twenty-first day of December,

in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and seventy-four, [SEAL.) and of the Independence of the United States the ninetyninth.

U. S. GRANT.
By the President:
HAMILTON FISH,

Secretary of State.

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Feb. 17, 1875.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

Whereas objects of interest to the United States require that the Preamblo. Senate should be convened at twelve o'clock on the fifth day of March next, to receive and act upon such communications as may be made to it on the part of the Executive :

Now, therefore, I, ULYSSES S. GRANT, President of the United States, Proclamation to bave considered it to be my duty to issue this my proclamation, declar- conve

the United States. ing that an extraordinary occasion requires the Senate of the United States to convene for the transaction of business at the Capitol, in the city of Washington, on the fifth day of March next, at twelve o'clock at noon on that day, of which all who shall at that time be entitled to act as members of that body, are hereby required to take notice. Given under my hand and the seal of the United States at Washing

ton the seventeenth day of February, in the year of our Lord (SEAL. one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ninety-ninth.

U. S. GRANT.
By the President:
HAMILTON FISH,

Secretary of State.

INDEX

TO TILE

FOREGOING PUBLIC LAWS, RESOLUTIONS, AND PROCLAMATIONS.

Page.

505

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Adrertisements-Continued.
Absentee Shaunce Lands,

of apportionment of taxes collected in Dis-
resolution 9, April 7, 1869, for protection of

trict of Columbia to several funds... 501
bona-fide settlers on, in Kansas, ex-

of lists of taxes on real estate in District of
tended to occupants of certain tract. 295 |

Columbia, and of notice of sale...... 502
Accomplices,

of distraint and sale of personal property
authority of United States courts, judges,

for taxes in District of Columbia.... 503
and district attorneys to obtain testi-

of sales under act of legislative assembly of
mony of, by dismissal, or engagement

District of Columbia, August 10, 1871,
to dismiss proceedings, not aitected by

relating to assessments for special im-
1874, ch. 391, s. 19....

303
provements..

.......
Accounting Officer's,

Advertising,
right of, to revise accounts of clerks, mar-

collectors of internal revenue to be paid for
shals, &c., not to be diminished by

certain ; account of, how made and
act requiring approval of accounts by

verified ..

309
court.........

appropriation for, for Post-Oflice Depart-
Accounts,

ment.....,

342
of clerks, marshals, &c., for fees, &c., sball
be approved in open court before pay-

Agent and Consul-general,
ment; record of approval, &c., of, to

at Cairo, appropriation for salary of........
be kept; shall be made in duplicate.

483
333
salary of ..........

**** *
for mileage, &c., subsequent to July 1, Agents of Indian Affairs,
1874, how settled ...

334
appropriation for....

.........

421
Actions,

Agricultural Department,
against officers of Congress, for acts done in

appropriations for ...
discharge of oticial duty, &c., how

for printing and binding for.............

371
defended ........................... 401 for improvement of grounds of.......... 394
removal of, execution, payment of judg-

to enable to participate in international
ment, by what former acts governed..

exhibition..........................

400
dets of Congress,

old canal grounds annexed to reservation
how and from whom bills, orders, resolu-

No. 2, occupied by ..................

518
tions, or votes, on becoming law or

Agricultural Reports,
taking effect, are to be received and
preserved by Secretary of State......

may be transmitted by Commissioner of

Agriculture and members of Congress
Adams Express Company,

through mails free.........

313
payment to, appropriation for..............

Ahuapee, Iris.,
Additional Tas. See Internal Revenue.

appropriation for improvement of barbor at. 436
Adjutant-General's Department,

Alabama,
of what ofticers composed........

deticiency appropriation for stenographers
repeal of section prohibiting promotions
and filling vacancies...........

i to Select Committee on Political Af-
fairs in.................

403
appropriation for contingencies of, at head-

.
post-roads established in....

486
quarters of military divisions, &c....
Almiralty Causes,

Alaska,
circuit courts shall find and state facts and

appropriation for salaries and traveling ex-
conclusions of law in, separately....

penses of agents at seal-fisheries..... 373
on consent of parties, may submit issues

Alexandria, Loudon and Hampshire Railroad
of fact to jury.......................

Company,
review by Supreme Court to be limited to

Secretary of War and Attorney-General may
questions of law arising on record, &c. 315

adjust claim of United States against. 335
Advertisements,

limit of time for settlement; security for
so much of section 3826 of Revised Statutes

payment ........................... 335
as refers to, repealed................ 342 prosecution of claim not to be delayed ;
of mail-lettings of each State, &c., to be

what allowances may be made; claims
posted in post-oflices, &c............. 312

against United States to be released. - 336

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294

407

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330

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305

Page.
Aliens,
immigration of certain classes of, unlawful. 477
provisions for prevention of such unlaw-

ful immigration, and for return of for-

bidden immigrant ................ 477, 478
Alien Conricts,
immigration of, unlawful ................. 477
provisions to prevent such immigration,

and for return of immigrant ...... 477, 478
Alizarine,

may be imported free of duty............. 309
Allegany Reserration,
lease of lands in, for railroad purposes rati-

fied...........
Seneca Indian villages in, to be surveyed,

&c...............
Ambassadors,

salaries of.........
American Conricts,
appropriations for rent of prisons, &c., for, in
certain foreigu countries....

327
American Material,
Secretary of War to give preference to, in

contracts for material for public inn-

provements ........................
all labor thereon to be performed within
jurisdiction of United States........

455
American Products,
barrels and grain-bags exported filled with,

may be returned empty free of duty. 309
American Stamen,
appropriation for relief and protection of, in

foreign countries .
for expenses of acknowledging services

in rescuing......
Amoor River, Russia,
consulate at, as consulate of class five, in

schedule B, discontinued............ 486
Anacostia Bridge,

appropriation for annual repairs.......... 393
Anacortia and Potomac River Railroad,
act giving the approval and sanction of

Congress to the route and termini of,
and to regulate its construction and

operation ..........................
Anchovies,
rate of duty on...........................

308
Annual Statutes,

appropriation for editing the............
Apaches of Arizona,

appropriation for subsistence of ...........
Apaches,
appropriation to pay installment, &c...... 423
to be expended only on those remaining

peaceably on reservations.......... 423
for subsistence, &c., of, in Arizona and
New Mexico........................

423
in Indian Territory....................

423
Apalachicola River, Fla.,

appropriation for improvement of.......... 459
Appointments,
in Treasury Department, to be arranged so

as to be distributed equally among
States, Territories, and District of

Columbia, according to population.398, 399
Appomattor River, Va.,

appropriation for improvement of......... 459
Appropriations,
for the naval service for year ending

June 30, 1876...................... 296-302
for fortifications and other works of

detenso for year ending June 30,
1876 ......

........................313, 314
for consular and diplomatic ex-

penses for year ending June 30,
1876

..............321-328

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Appropriations-Continued.
for pensions for year ending June 30,

1876 ...
for service of the Post-office Depart-

ment for year ending June 30, 1076 340-343
for legislative, execative, and ju-

dicial expenses for year ending

June 30, 1876......................313–
for sundry civil expenses of the

Government for year ending June
30, 1876 ..........................

...................371-402
for deficiencies for the fiscal year end-

ing June 30, 1875, and for former

years .............................402-120
for service of Indian Department for

year ending June 30, 1876..........420-451
for support of the Army for year end-
ing June 30, 1876 .....

........ 452-455
for rivers and harbors for year end-

ing June 30, 1876 .... ..........456-406
for the Military Academy for year

ending June 30, 1876...............466-409
for purchase of scales for use of Post-Office

Department ...
to re-imburse city of Boston for expenses in

improving Chelsea street, bordering

on navy-yard ....... ............
for compensation, &c., of officers observing

transit of Venus, to be paid from
what ........

30:
for special distribution of seeds to sufferers
by grasshopper ravages .............

303
for custoin-house and post-office at Saint
Louis, Mo.....

304
to pay interest on three-sixty-five bonds of

District of Columbia....
for expenses of visit of King of Hawaii to
United States ..........

313
for supplies to suterers by grasshopper rav-
ages ..........

314
for illustrating report of geological and geo-

graphical surveys, amended......... 315
for contingent fund of House of Representa-
tives............. ............

316
for topographic and hydrographic survey,

by officers of Coast Survey, of South

Pass of Mississippi River and bar.... 465
for ground for post-office at Harrisburgh, Pa. 506
for construction of military roads in Ari-

zona ............................... 514
for disabled soldiers, pages, folders, &c.,

employés of House of Representa-
tives........

515
for site for post-office, &c., at Topeka, Kans. 517
for completion of public building at Coving-
ton, Ky....

.........
Aquia Creek, Va.,

appropriation for improvement of..........
Arapahoes,
appropriation for subsistence, &c., of......
to be expended only for peaceable Indians
on reservations..........

423
for payment of installments to............. - 434

for support, civilization, &c., of captive.... 443
Architect of Capitol,
to enforce provisions as to exhibition of

works of art in Capitol, and use of
rooms as studios.......

376
to remove stables, &c., from Capitol grounds
Arickarecs,

appropriation for purchase of goods, &c., for. 423
Arizona,
title of United States to certain lands in Pima

County, in, relinquished to certain
persons ..

305
See Public Lands.

328

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