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No debts by which, &c., to be contracted unless, &C...........
Act to be passed by a two-thirds vote. .........
to be published in at least two newspapers for at least three
months prior to the vote
cial act of assembly
for streets, or expenditures of a local nature for the exclusive
benetit of said cities .....
Special taxes may be levied in particular sections, wards, &c
0. Oath of office of the various officers.
All civil officers to take oath ..
now until modified by Congress.
Appointment, residence, term of office, qualifications, and duties.....
Legislative Assembly, and preside until, &c..
until modified by Congress..
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V. Voters and their qualifications ......
Right of suffrage not be limited or abridged....
INDEX TO ACTS OF CONGRESS.
United States Government for the filling of the canal from Seventh
Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company. (See Railroad Company.)
and Governor to be satisfied as to completion of Pied-
mont and Potomac railroad before validity is given
to District subscription to stock of the road........... 53
Commissioners of Sinking Fund to issue, for purpose of funding liabili-
Company not to be disposed of for less than par...
Appropriation made for proportion payable by the United States for
Manassas Railroad Company ......
for construction of new jail.........
port of the
Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, appropriation for the ..... Commission for improvement of M street, powers, &c., of, transferred to Board
of Public Works....
ington due June 1, 1871, and to issue bonds Council, appropriation for salaries of members of the.
Deaf and Dumb, appropriation for the Columbia Institution for the
Act of Legislative Assembly of July 10, 1871, making appropriations
for iinprovements and repairs in, and providing for payment thereof,
confirmed by Congress ......
bly, izpproved August 19, 1871, forbidden ..
two per centum on cash valuation of property..
Franklin square, statue of General Rawlins to be placed in........... ...............
Gas-light Company, Washington, authorized to increase capital stock and to estend works .......
54 Governor and Board of Public Works to be satisfied as to completion of Pied
mont and Potomac railroad prior to validity of subscription thereto
53 appropriation to pay salary of...
31-32 anthorized to sell part of lot 14, square 253, and with proceeds purchase another lot for public school purposes..
57 power of, to send boys to reform school.
49 to be one of the commissioners for construction of new jail .....
51 and Secretary of the Treasury to approve bonds of Piedmont and
Potomac Railroad Company
Harbor and river at Washington, board of survey provided for and designated..
for Insane. (See Insane.)
Insane, indigent of the District, appropriation for support of, in the Govern-
ment Hospital for the Insane.....
Secretary of Interior, chief justice supreme court of District, and Gov-
ernor to constitute board of commissioners for construction of
create a debt for special improvements and repairs by issuing
four millions of bonds, &c., declared by Congress null and void.
on four million of dollars of bonds, &c., declared by Con-
gress null and void...
States part of cost of new jail ..........
Metropolitan Police, appropriation to pay salaries and other necessary ex-
penses of .............
transferred to Board of Public Works ..........
Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad Company authorized to run trains
and transport freight and passengers within District of Columbia ........
Piedmont and Potomac Railroad Company-
Subscription to stock of, by District of Columbia assented to by Con-
$800,000 to be given by..
in any one year..
tion and payment and expenditure of one million dollars........
Railroad Company, Baltimore and Potomac-
Allowed to extend track and occupy property as depot site..
Bridge to be erected by, over carriage-road in public reservation ..........
Depot and track of, not to extend beyond B street north
lic Works, or other authority
street by reason of laying tracks..
of Columbia may be liable, growing out of removal of pri-
vate parties from property to be occupied by company.
to obtain possession of certain property at their own cost......
Subscription by District of Columbia to stock of, approved by Con-
Required to give bond to the District ......
vania avenue, between Fifteenth street and Rock creek..
no further, to be laid down in Washington“ without consent
Appropriations for salaries of officers at ......
Provisions as to sending boys to, by authorities of District ....
Salaries of Governor, Secretary, and Boards of Public Works and Health ap-
propriated for ........
of Council appropriated for....
Lot for, to be purchased with proceeds of part of lot 14, square 253 ......
streets and K street and Virginia avenue southeast, set apart for pur-