The Statutes at Large, the United States from ..., Volume 19

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1877 - Law
 

Contents

Charles W Mead An act to change the name of the steamboat Charles W Mead April 26 1876
38
Nance An act for the relief of William L Nance April 25 1876
41
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44
Mineral lands in Missouri and Kansas An act to exclude the States of Missouri and Kansas from
52
Lick Observatory An act granting a site for an observatory to the trustees of the Lick Observatory
58
Walla Walla and Columbia River Railroad An act granting the right of way for a railroad and tele
72
Kansas Indian lands An act providing for the sale of the Kansas Indian lands in Kansas to actual
74
36
88
Temporary appropriations An act to continue the provisions of an act entitled An act to provide
95
Kansas landgrant for railroads An act to declare forfeited to the United States certain lands granted
101
26
102
Elisha E Rice An act for the relief of Elisha E Rice August 14 1876
104
Temporary appropriations An act to continue the provisions of an act entitled An act to continue
122
Indian supplies An act to further authorize the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to purchase supplies
123
Mailcontracts An act to amend subsections 246 and 251 of section 12 of an act entitled An
129
North Carolina Cherokees An act to authorize the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to receive lands
139
Consular and diplomatic appropriations An act making appropriations for the consular and diplo
170
Indianservice appropriations An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses
176
Hawaiian Islands An act to carry into effect a convention between the United States of America
200
Indian hostilities August 15 1876
204
RESOLUTIONS
211
27
212
Survey of Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railways Joint resolution amending the eighth section
217
28
220
Hot Springs Reservation An act in relation to the Hot Springs reservation in the State of Arkansas
377
Postal Service Appropriations An act making appropriations for the service of the PostOffice
383
Fortifications Appropriations An act making appropriations for fortifications and for other works
391
Electoral Commission An act making an appropriation for the expenses of the Electoral Commission
402
Fort Dalles Reservation An act to provide for the disposition of Fort Dalles military reservation
406
George S Hawkins An act to remove the political disabilities of George S Hawkins of Florida
415
32
417
Lovell H Rousseaus widow An act for the relief of the widow of L H Rousseau deceased late brig
421
J W P Huntingtons sureties An act for the relief of the sureties of J W P Huntington deceased
447
Abigail S Dawney An act granting a pension to Abigail S Dawney July 18 1876
453
Martha J Coston An act for the relief of Martha J Coston July 20 1876
467
RESOLUTIONS
497
Horace Glover An act to reimburse Horace Glover for property unlawfully seized and sold by
500
Bell An act granting a pension to Margaret C Bell January 29 1877
506
Charles Wilkes An act for the relief of the late Admiral Charles Wilkes February 27 1877
512
Joseph Wilson An act for the relief of Joseph Wilson of Bourbon County Kentucky July 6 1876
644
335
681
36
689
Judson S Post An act for the relief of Judson S Post of Missouri late disbursingofficer of
698
37
704
Samuel Jones An act to remove the political disabilities of Samuel Jones of Virginia August
707
37
713
38
725
Separate entry of packages An act to provide for the separate entry of packages contained in
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