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XVII An Act to proville for addilitional supply of Potomac water, by

means of the Washington aqueduct, to the cities of Washing-
ton and Georgetown, and authorizing a loan for said purpose.

Approved July 20, 1871..
XVIII An Act for the relief of Columbian College in the District of Co-

lumbia. Approved July 25, 1871
XIX | An Act to provide conveyances for real estate purchased from the

corporation of Washington, Georgetown, and from the Levy

Court, at tax sales and otherwise. Approved August 3, 1871...
XX An Act for the exemption of wearing apparel of deceased per-

sons from appraisement or sale in certain cases. Approved

August 3, 1871
XXI An Act adopting a seal for the District of Columbia. Approved

August 3, 1871.
XXII An Act making an appropriation for certain turnpikes taken for

public highways under the act of Congress approved March
three, cighteen hundred and seventy-one. Approved August

9, 1871
XXIII Au Act providing for the appointment of superintendent of as-

sessments and taxes and assessors, and for the immediate as-
sessment and valuation of real, mixed, and personal property

in the District of Columbia. Approved August 9, 1871... XXIV | An Act prescribing the mode of assessment for special improve

ments, and providing for the collection thereof. Approved

August 10, 1871....
XXV Au Aet to prevent the carrying of concealed weapons. Ap-

proved August 10, 1871..........
XXVI Au Act in relation to intelligence offices. Approved August 10,

1871
XXVII An Act making an appropriation for the repair of the Chain or

Little Falls bridge. Approved August 10, 1871
XXVIII An Act to fix the salary of the collector of taxes. Approved

August 10, 1871....
XXIX | An Act to appropriate the sum of four thonsand dollars to pay

the teachers and employés of the schools of the county of
Washington, District of Columbia. Approved August 10,

1871..
XXX An Act making an appropriation for improvements and repairs

in the District of Columbia, and anticipating the revenue for
the purpose of providing for the payment thereof. Approved

August 11, 1871 ........
XXXI An Act making appropriation for furnishing station-houses

and defraying the contingent expenses thereof. Approved

August 15, 1871...
XXXII An Act to anthorize the Governor to appoint commissioners of

deeds in the various States and Territories. Approved August

16, 1871 XXXIII An Act making, appropriation of one hundred and fifty dol

lars for associated soldiers of the war of eighteen hundre<l and

twelve. Approved August 16, 1871....... XXXIV | An Act to provide for the appointment of justices of the peace

in and for the District of Columbia, and to detine their duties.

Approved August 16, 1871
XXXV An Act to cause a water-nain to be laid on E street south, from

Seventh to Four-and-a-half street, and provide for the expenses

thereof. Approved Angust 16, 1871........ ...... XXXVI An Act making an appropriation for the erection of public drink

ing fountains in the District of Columbia. Approved August

16, 1871.. XXXVII An Act to lay a water

main in Sixth street west, from G to N street south, and to provide for the expenses thereof. Approved August 16, 1871..

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XXXVIII An Act providing for the purchase of certain ground east of the

Capitol, and for the erection thereon of a public market-house.

Approved August 18, 1871 .........
XXXIX An Act to incorporate the National Junction Railroad Company.

Approved August 18, 1871
XL Au Act fixing the time for the commencement of the regular

session of the Legislative Assembly of the District of Colum

bia. Approved August 18, 1871.... XLI Av Act for the reliet' ot' J. R. Cassin. Approved August 18, 1871.. XLII An Act for the relief of J. T. Wormly. Approved August 18,

1871....... XLIII An Act to control the erection of lamps in the District of Colum

bia. Approved Angust 18, 1871.. XLIV | An Act to change the names of certain streets between Ninth

and Tenth streets. Approved August 18, 1871
XLV An Act appropriating three hundred and tive dollars and ninety-

five cents to enable the Governor to pay D. P. Hickling for
furnishing medicines to the poor of the Fourth ward. Ap-

proved August 18, 1871......
XLVI An Act for the relief of Frank B Winters for medicines fur-

nished the poor of the Second ward. Approved August 18,

1871..
XLVII An Act to equalize the salaries of police officers of the District.

Approved August 18, 1871
XLVIII An Act in relation to reports of births within the District of

Columbia. Approved August 18, 1871
XLIX An Act to authorize a subscription to the stock of the Piedmont

and Potomac Railroal Company lipon certain conditions. Ap

proved August 19, 1871....
L A Bill to amend - An act relating to notaries public,” approved

June sixteen, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. Approved

Angust 19, 1871
LI | An Act to authorize the attorney and assistant attorney of the

District of Columbia to administer oaths and affirmations.

Approved August 19, 1871 ......
LII An Act to create commissioners of the sinking fund, and to pre-

scribe their duties. Approved August 19, 1871... .........
LIII An Act authorizing the District of Columbia to create a debt for

special improvements and repairs in said District by the issuing
of four million of bonds, and levying a tax for the payment of
the interest as it shall annually accrue thereon, and submit-
ting the act, with the question of the issuing of the four million
of improvement bonds, to a vote of the people at a general

election in said District. Approved Angust 19, 1871....
LIV An Act levying a tax for the payment of the interest, as it shall

annually accrne on four million dollars of bonds, anthorized to
be issued by the District of Columbia by an act entitled "An
act anthorizing the District of Columbia to create a debt for
special improvements and repairs in said District, by the issu-
ing of four millions of bonds, and levying a tax for the pay-
ment of the interest as it shall annually accrue thereon, and
submitting the act, with the question of the issuing of four mil-
lions of improvement bonds, to a vote of the people at a gen-

eral election in the said District." Approved August 19, 1871...
LV | An Act to provide for the organization and discipline of the mi-

litia of the District of Columbia. Approved August 19, 1871... LVI An Act authorizing the laying of a water-main in K street north,

between Sixth and Seventh streets west, and making an ap

propriation for the same. Approved August 19, 1871... ..... LVII An Act fixing the time for holding the general elections in the

District of Columbia. Approved August 19, 1871...............

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LVIII An Act anthorizing the purchase of a lot in Uniontown, and the

erection thereon of a suitable brick building, to be used for a

police station-house. Approved August 19, 1871. .......
LIX An Act in relation to draining certain lots, and for other pur-

Approved Augnst 21, 1871........
LX An Act to regulate the introduction of Potomac water in prem-

ises or tenements. Approved August 21, 1871.
LXI An Act to cause a water-main to be laid on H street north, from

North Capitol street to Fifteenth street east. Approved Au

gust 21, 1871....... LXII An Act relating to inspection of four. Approved Angust 21, 1871.. LXIII An Act to liquidate the expenses of the last registration and elec

tion, and makiug appropriations therefor. Approved August

21, 1871. ...... LXIV | An Act creating certain offices in and for the District of Colum

bia, and anthorizing appointments thereto. Approved Au

gist 21, 1871... LXV An Act fixing the time for the commencement of the fiscal year

of the District of Columbia. Approved August 22, 1871..... LXVI An Act for the relief of William Beckett. Approved August 22,

1871... LXVII AU Act for the relief of Harvey Fowler. Approved August 22,

1871....... LXVIII An Act regulating hackney carriages, cabs, and other vehicles for

the conveyance of passengers in the District of Columbia. Ap

proved August 23, 1871. LXIX An Act imposing a license on trades, business, and professious prac

ticed or currieqi on in the District of Columbia. Appro ved Au

gust 23, 1871..... LXX An Act to cause a water-main to be laid along C street south,

from Seventh to First street. Approved August 23, 1871 LXXI An Act amendatory of an act entitled “ An act prescribing the

mode of assessments and providing for the collection thereof,"
approved Angust ten, eighteen hundred and seventy-one.

Approved August 23, 1871... ....
LXXII An Act regulating the holding of general elections in the District

of Columbia, and providing for ascertaining the results thereof,
and for potifying persons who may be elected to any office in

said District. Approved August 23, 1871.......
LXXIII | An Aet in relation to the Baltimore and Ohio, Alexandria and

Washington, Baltimore and Potomac, and National Junction

railroads. Approved Angust 23, 1871... LXXIV | An Act to provide for recording wills and other papers in the office

of the register of wills left unrecorded by the late register of

wills, James R. O'Bierne. Approved August 23, 1871.... LXXV An Act imposing taxes for the fiscal year ending June thirty,

eighteen hundreind seventy-two. Approved August 23, 1871. LXXVI An Act authorizing the Board of Public Works to condemn alleys

in the cities of Washington and Georgetown, and roads and

streets in the county of Washington. Approved August 23, 1871. LXXVII An Act making appropriations for defraying the expenses of the

Board of lealth. Approved August 23, 1871......
LXXVIII An Act directing the recorder of leeds to number certificates of

incorporation recorded in his otice. Approved August 23, 1871. LXXIX An Act appropriating ten thousand dollars for sweeping certain

avenues and streets. Approved August 23, 1871.
LXXX An Act making an appropriation to detray the expenses of the

Board of Public Works incurred prior to the titteenth day of
July, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. Approved August

23, 1871....
LXXXI An Act for the relief of K. C. Lineweaver. Approved August 23,

1871.....

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LXXXII An Act authorizing the construction of a water-main on Ver

mont avenue, between K and M streets north. Approved

August 23, 1871.
LXXXIII An Act for the relief of St. Ann's Infant Orphan Asylum. Ap-

proved August 23, 1871..
LXXXIV An Act for the relief of R. B. Ferguson, appropriating ninety-five

dollars and three cents for furnishing medicines to the poor of

the Fifth ward. Approved August 23, 1871... ..... LXXXV An Act making an appropriation for whitewashing the police sta

tion-houses of the District of Columbia. Approved August 23,

1871........
LXXXVI An Act making an appropriation to repair the District Armory.

Approved August 23, 1871.
LXXXVII An Act to open and sewer Eighth street, from Boundary street

north. Approved August 23, 1871.....
LXXXVIII An Act to prevent the use of public lamps for private purposes.

Approved August 23, 1871..
LXXXIX An Act authorizing the commissioners of the sinking fund to pay

interest on bonds of the cities of Washington and Georgetown

and the District of Columbia. Approved August 23, 1871.....
XC An Act for the improvement of the harbor of Georgetown. Ap-

proved August 23, 1871
XCI An Act in relation to the storage of petroleum and other oils.

Approved August 23, 1871
XCII An Act to provide for the laying of several water-maius. Ap-

proved August 23, 1871....
XCIII An Act for the relief of John ()'Conner. Approved August 23,

1871
XCIV An Act to change the name of Cherry street, in the city of

Georgetown, District of Columbia, to Grace street. Ap

proved August 23, 1871......
XCV An Act appropriating from the general fund a sufficient sum of

money to complete the abntments of West and P street

bridge. Approved August 23, 1871........
XCVI An Act making an appropriation for the contingent expenses of

the Council and House of Delegates. Approved August 23,1871 XCVII An Act providing for the purchase of certain market sites, and

the erection thereon of certain markets. Approved August

23, 1871.......
XCVIII An Act to cure defective acknowledgments. Approved August

23, 1871..
XCIX An Act fixing the regular term of the members of the Legis-

lative Assembly of the District of Columbia. Approved Au

gust 23, 1871
C Al Act for the relief of William H. Moore, (administrator of

the estate of Valinda Smith, deceased.) Approved August 23,

1871
CI An Act supplying a deticieney in the appropriation to pay the

members and employés of the Legislative Assembly. Ap

proved August 23, 1871.
CII An Act to amend the laws relating to titles in the District of Co-

lumbia. Approved August 23, 1871.....
CIII An Act making an appropriation to pay the salaries of certain of-

ficers in and for the District of Columbia. Approved August

23, 1871..
CIV An Act to divide the District of Columbia into election districts.

Approved August 23, 1871..........
CV An Act providing for the registration of voters in the District of

Columbia. Approved August 23, 1871.......
CVI An Act for the more effectual prevention of cruelty to animals in

the Territory of the District of Columbia. Approved August
23, 1871......

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CVII An Act making appropriations to defray the ordinary and contin

gent expenses of the several departments of the government of

the District of Columbia. Approved August 23, 1871...... CVIII An Act prescribing the duties of certain officers for the District of

Columbia, and fixing their compensation. Approved August

23, 1871
CIX An Act providing for the payment of the collector of Washington

city, District of Columbia, and his employés. Approved Au

gust 23, 1871
CX An Act authorizing the Governor and Board of Public Works to

lease the grounds lying along the line of Washington canal.

Approved August 23, 1871 .....
CXI An Act to make judgments a lien on equitable interests. Ap-

proved Augusi 23, 1871....

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1 A Resolution granting a special peddler's license to Simon Caro. Ap

provell July 11, 1871
2 A Joint Resolution continuing in force “An act to provide temporary

officers for the cities of Washington, Georgetown, and the county of
Washington," approved June two, eighteen humdred and seventy-
one, and definivg the duties of the officers therein provided for. Ap-

proved July 24, 1871
3 A Resolution authorizing the Governor to suspend the work on the

Northern market. Approved August 3, 1871.... 4 A Joint Resolution to provide for the expenditure of certain moneys.

Approved August 9, 1871 5 A Resolution to authorize the Governor to institute proceedings for the

straightening and improvement of Aqueduct street in Georgetown.

Approvedl August 10, 1871 6 A Resolution transferring the authority of the Water Board to the

Board of Public Works. Approved August 18, 1871...... 7 A Joint Resolution in relation to markets in Georgetown). Approved

August 19, 1871 8 A Joint Resolution authorizing the Board of Public Works to fix cer

tain grades. Approved August 19, 1871....... 9 A Resolution in relation to the establishment in the District of Colum

bia of the American Printing House of the Blind, and the American

Univerisity of the Blind. Approved August 21, 1871.. .. 10 A Resolution authorizing the Governor to sell at anction a frame build

ing corner of Tenth and B streets West. Approved August 23, 1871.. 11 A Resolution in relation to the Washington Market Company. Ap

proved Angust 23, 1871.....
12 A Resolution to change the divisio between the Third and fourth

school districts of the county of Washington. Approved August 23,
1871.........

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