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Statutes at Large Volume 29 (1895-1897) Table of Contents

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Volume 29:
Public Law Topic Title Stat. citation
  Chapter 1
   (Session 1)
Venezuelan Commission AN ACT making an appropriation for the expenses of a commission to rage investigate and report on the true divisional line between the Republic of Venezuela and British Guiana. December 21, 1895 1 29 Stat. 1
  Chapter 2
   (Session 1)
Chicago customs district AN ACT to amend section twenty-six hundred and one of the Revised Statutes relative to ports of entry. December 27, 1895 1 29 Stat. 1
  Chapter 3
   (Session 1)
United States courts, Iowa AN ACT fixing the times for holding the Circuit and District Courts of the Northern District of Iowa, and of the Southern District of Iowa. January 4, 1896 2 29 Stat. 2
  Chapter 4
   (Session 1)
Port of entry, Palm Beach, Fla. AN ACT to make Palm Beach, Florida, a subpart of entry and delivery. January 6, 1896 2 29 Stat. 2
  Chapter 5
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, highways AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide a permanent system of highways in that part of the District of Columbia lying outside of cities," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. January 21, 1896 2 29 Stat. 2
  Chapter 6
   (Session 1)
Aransas Pass harbor AN ACT for improving Aransas Pass. January 21, 1896 3 29 Stat. 3
  Chapter 7
   (Session 1)
"Miami." AN ACT to provide an American register for the steamer Miami. January 22, 1896 3 29 Stat. 3
  Chapter 8
   (Session 1)
Public lands, purchasers on forfeited grants AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act to forfeit certain lands heretofore granted for the purpose of aiding in the construction of railroads, and for other purposes, approved September twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and the several Acts amendatory thereof." January 23, 1896 4 29 Stat. 4
  Chapter 9
   (Session 1)
International Marine Conference AN ACT to reconvene the delegates of the United States to the International Marine Conference of eighteen hundred and eighty-nine. February 5, 1896 4 29 Stat. 4
  Chapter 10
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, medical school AN ACT to incorporate the Post Graduate School of Medicine of the District of Columbia. February 7, 1896 4 29 Stat. 4
  Chapter 11
   (Session 1)
"Three Brothers," "Johan Ludwig." AN ACT to provide American registers for the barks Minde and Johan Ludwig. February 7, 1896 5 29 Stat. 5
  Chapter 12
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, pugilistic encounters, etc. AN ACT to prohibit prize-fighting and pugilism and fights between men and animals and to provide penalties therefor, in the Territories and District of Columbia. February 7, 1896 5 29 Stat. 5
  Chapter 14
   (Session 1)
United States courts, appeals Indian Territory AN ACT to extend the jurisdiction of the United States circuit court of appeals, eighth circuit, over certain suits now pending therein on appeal and writ of error from the United States court in the Indian Territory. February 8, 1896 6 29 Stat. 6
  Chapter 18
   (Session 1)
Public lands., purchasers AN ACT to amend section four of an Act to provide for the adjustment of land grants made by Congress to ail in the construction of railroads and for the forfeiture of unearned lands, and for other purposes. February 12, 1890 6 29 Stat. 6
  Chapter 20
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian Territory AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railroad Company to construct and operate a railroad, telegraph, and telephone line through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes," approved February twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. February 13, 1896 6 29 Stat. 7
  Chapter 21
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Saint Lawrence River AN ACT to amend chapter seventy-six, laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-three. February 15, 1896 7 29 Stat. 7
  Chapter 22
   (Session 1)
Hot Springs, Ark., incline railway AN ACT to extend the time, for the completion of the incline railway on West Mountain, Hot Springs Reservation. February 15, 1896 7 29 Stat. 8
  Chapter 23
   (Session 1)
Military Academy, chaplain AN ACT to amend section thirteen hundred and nine, Revised Statutes, providing a chaplain for the Military Academy. February 18, 1896 8 29 Stat. 8
  Chapter 24
   (Session 1)
Daughters of American Revolution AN ACT to incorporate The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. February 20, 1896 8 29 Stat. 9
  Chapter 25
   (Session 1)
Public lands, Colville reservation AN ACT to extend the mineral-land laws of the United States to lands embraced in the north half of the Colville Indian Reservation. February 20, 1896 9 29 Stat. 10
  Chapter 26
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, trial boards AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to punish false swearing before trial boards of the Metropolitan police force and fire department of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes," approved May eleventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-two. February 20, 1896 10 29 Stat. 10
  Chapter 27
   (Session 1)
American Island, S. Dak. AN ACT to amend section twenty-one of an Act entitled "An Act to divide a portion of the reservation of the Sioux Nation of Indians in Dakota into separate reservations, and to secure the relinquishment of the Indian title to the remainder, and for other purposes," approved March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine. February 20, 1896 10 29 Stat. 11
  Chapter 28
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, Maryland and Washington Railway AN ACT extending the time within which the Maryland and Washington Railway Company shall be required to complete the building of the road of said company, under the provisions of an Act of Congress approved August first, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, as amended by all Act of Congress approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five. February 20, 1896 11 29 Stat. 11
  Chapter 29
   (Session 1)
Colorado, mineral claims on forest reservations AN ACT to open forest reservations in the State of Colorado for the location of mining claims. February 20, 1896 11 29 Stat. 12
  Chapter 30
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian reservations, Minn. AN ACT granting to the Brainerd and Northern Minnesota Railway Company a right of way through the Leech Lake Indian Reservation and Chippewa Indian Reservation, in Minnesota. February 24, 1896 12 29 Stat. 13
  Chapter 31
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian Territory AN ACT to authorize the Arkansas and Choctaw Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Choctaw Nation, in the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. February 21, 1896 13 29 Stat. 16
  Chapter 32
   (Session 1)
Settlers, Yankton Reservation., S. Dak. AN ACT granting leave of absence for one year to homestead settlers upon the Yankton Indian Reservation, in the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. February 26, 1896 16 Chippewa Indians, Minn., pine lands. An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota. February 26, 1896 17 29 Stat. 17
  Chapter 33
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, urgent deficiencies AN ACT making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and for prior years, and for other purposes. February 26, 1896 17 29 Stat. 17
  Chapter 34
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, diplomatic and consular AN ACT making appropriations for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. February 26, 1896 28 29 Stat. 28
  Chapter 35
   (Session 1)
United States courts, Tennessee AN ACT to change and fix the time for holding the district and circuit courts of the United States for the northern division of the eastern district of Tennessee. February 27, 1896 39 29 Stat. 39
  Chapter 36
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Eldorado, bans AN ACT authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to donate one condemned cannon and four pyramids of condemned cannon balls to W. H. Wallace Post, Numbered Sixty-six, Grand Army of the Republic, of Eldorado, Kansas, and for other purposes. February 27, 1896 39 29 Stat. 39
  Chapter 37
   (Session 1)
Remission of forfeitures AN ACT to amend section fifty-two hundred and ninety-four of the Revised Statutes of the United States relative to the power of the Secretary of the Treasury to remit or mitigate flues, penalties, and forfeitures, and for other purposes. March 2, 1896 39 29 Stat. 39
  Chapter 38
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian Territory AN ACT to grant the Fort Smith and Western Coal Railroad Company a right of way through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. March 2, 1896 40 29 Stat. 40
  Chapter 39
   (Session 1)
Public lands, annulling patents AN ACT to provide for the extension of the time within which suits may be brought to vacate and annul land patents, and for other purposes. March 2, 1896 42 29 Stat. 42
  Chapter 40
   (Session 1)
Public lands, timber culture AN ACT relating to filial proof in timber-culture entries. March 4, 1896 43 29 Stat. 43
  Chapter 41
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian Territory AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to grant to the Gainesville, McAlester and Saint Louis Railroad Company a right of way through the Indian Territory." March 4, 1896 44 29 Stat. 44
  Chapter 42
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Colville Reservation, Mash AN ACT granting to the Columbia and Red Mountain Railway Company a right of way through the Colville Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, and for other purposes. March 6, 1896 44 29 Stat. 44
  Chapter 46
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, pensions AN ACT making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. March 6, 1896 45 29 Stat. 45
  Chapter 47
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Lake Saint Francis, Ark. AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across Lake Saint Francis, in the State of Arkansas. March 6, 1896 46 29 Stat. 46
  Chapter 48
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, Military Academy AN ACT making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. March 6, 1896 46 29 Stat. 46
  Chapter 49
   (Session 1)
Saint Marys River, anchorage AN ACT relating to the anchorage and movements of vessels in Saint Marys River. March 6, 1896 54 29 Stat. 54
  Chapter 51
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Hope Valley, R. L, Taylorville, Ill., and Newton, N. J. AN ACT granting to Lincoln Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Hope Valley, Rhode Island, one condemned cannon; also, to the Woman's Relief Corps of Taylorville, Illinois, four condemned cannon and four condemned cannon balls for the purpose of decorating a soldiers' monument lately erected there by said corps; and, also, to the town of Newton, in the State of New Jersey, four pieces of condemned cannon and twenty cannon balls for the decoration of the new soldiers' and sailors' monument in that town. March 7, 1896 55 29 Stat. 55
  Chapter 52
   (Session 1)
Judge, Florida southern district AN ACT to repeal section five hundred and fifty-three of the Revised Statutes of the United States, requiring the district judge for the southern district of Florida to reside at Key West. March 13, 1896 55 29 Stat. 55
  Chapter 53
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Chamberlain, South Dakota. March 13, 1896 55 29 Stat. 55
  Chapter 54
   (Session 1)
Pensions, proof of death AN ACT regulating proof of death in certain Pension cases. March 13, Page. 1896 57 29 Stat. 57
  Chapter 55
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, North Carolina troops AN ACT granting to the ]first Regiment North Carolina State Guard two condemned cannon. March 13, 1896 57 29 Stat. 57
  Chapter 56
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, Scottish Rite Masons AN ACT to incorporate the Supreme Council of the Thirty-third Degree of Scottish Rite Masonry for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States. March 13, 1896 58 29 Stat. 58
  Chapter 57
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, Diocese of Washington convention AN ACT to incorporate the convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the diocese of Washington. March 16, 1896 58 29 Stat. 58
  Chapter 58
   (Session 1)
Alaska customs district AN ACT to reorganize the customs collection district. of Alaska. March 16, 1896 60 29 Stat. 60
  Chapter 59
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, Army AN ACT making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. March 16, 1596 60 29 Stat. 60
  Chapter 60
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian and Oklahoma Territories AN ACT to authorize the Saint Louis and Oklahoma City Railroad Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian and Oklahoma Territories, and for other purposes. March 18, 1896 69 29 Stat. 69
  Chapter 62
   (Session 1)
New Orleans customs district AN ACT to extend the limits of the port of entry of New Orleans. March 20, 1896 72 29 Stat. 72
  Chapter 63
   (Session 1)
First National Bank of Sprague, Wash. AN ACT to authorize the First National Bank of Sprague, Washington, to change its location and name. March 20, 1896 73 29 Stat. 73
  Chapter 64
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Sedan, Bans AN ACT donating one condemned cannon and four pyramids of condemned cannon balls to Stone River Post, Numbered Seventy-four, Grand Army of the Republic, Sedan, Kansas, and for other purposes. March 20, 1896 73 29 Stat. 73
  Chapter 65
   (Session 1)
Appropriation, Navy Department printing AN ACT to provide for printing and binding for the Navy Department. March 20, 1896 73 29 Stat. 73
  Chapter 66
   (Session 1)
Pension agents, duties AN ACT to repeal section six of an Act entitled "An Act to define the duties of pension agents, to prescribe the manner of paying pensions, and for other purposes," approved July eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and now being section forty-seven hundred and eighty-four, Revised Statutes of the United States. March 23, 1896 74 29 Stat. 74
  Chapter 67
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River, in the county of Aitkin, State of Minnesota. March 23, 1896 74 29 Stat. 74
  Chapter 73
   (Session 1)
Commissions, Executive Departments AN ACT to regulate the issue and recording of the commissions of officers in several of the Departments. March 28, 1896 75 29 Stat. 75
  Chapter 74
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, weights, etc. AN ACT to amend. section nine of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the appointment of a sealer and assistant sealer of weights and measures in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes." March 28, 1896 75 29 Stat. 75
  Chapter 75
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Calumet River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Calumet River. March 28, 1896 76 29 Stat. 76
  Chapter 76
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian Territory AN ACT to authorize the Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis Railroad Company to extend its line of railroad into the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. March 28, 1896 77 29 Stat. 77
  Chapter 77
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Hennepin Canal AN ACT for the right of the Rock Island, Muscatine and Southwestern Railway Company to build a bridge across the Illinois and Mississippi Canal. March 28, 1896 78 29 Stat. 78
  Chapter 78
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Tennessee River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Tennessee River at Knoxville, Tennessee. March 28, 1896 79 29 Stat. 79
  Chapter 79
   (Session 1)
Rock Island bridge AN ACT for the reconstruction of the Rock Island bridge. March 28, 1896 80 29 Stat. 80
  Chapter 82
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian and Oklahoma Territories AN ACT authorizing the Saint Louis, Oklahoma and Southern Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory, and for other purposes. March 30, 1896 80 29 Stat. 80
  Chapter 83
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Jew York troops AN ACT to grant certain condemned cannon and cannon balls to the Thirteenth and Forty-third Separate Companies National Guard of State of New York. March 31, 1896 84 29 Stat. 84
  Chapter 84
   (Session 1)
Army and Navy appointments AN ACT to repeal section twelve hundred and eighteen of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended by chapter forty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-four, relating to appointment of officers in the Army or Navy of the United States. March 31, 1896 84 29 Stat. 84
  Chapter 85
   (Session 1)
Public lands, Fort Klamath Reservation AN ACT providing for disposal of lands lying within the Fort Klamath Hay Reservation, not included in the Klamath Indian Reservation, in Oregon. March 31, 1896 84 29 Stat. 84
  Chapter 87
   (Session 1)
Logging trains, etc. AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers," and so forth, approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. April 1, 1896 85 29 Stat. 85
  Chapter 88
   (Session 1)
"Matteawan." AN ACT to provide an American register for the steamer Matteawan. April 4, 1896 85 29 Stat. 85
  Chapter 90
   (Session 1)
Stamford, port of entry AN ACT constituting Stamford, Connecticut, a subport of entry. April 6, 1896 85 29 Stat. 85
  Chapter 91
   (Session 1)
Light-house, Maurice River, N. J. AN ACT for the establishment of a light-house and fog-signal station at or near the entrance to Maurice River, New Jersey. April 6, 1896 86 29 Stat. 86
  Chapter 92
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, sale of lands AN ACT authorizing the sale of title of the United States to certain tracts of land in the District of Columbia to Margaret Shugrue, Caroline Lochboehler, and John R. Scott. April 6, 1896 86 29 Stat. 86
  Chapter 93
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian Territory AN ACT authorizing the Arkansas Northwestern Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. April 6, 1896 87 29 Stat. 87
  Chapter 94
   (Session 1)
Public lands, cash entries AN ACT to confirm certain cash entries of offered lands. April 7, 1896 90 29 Stat. 90
  Chapter 95
   (Session 1)
Arizona, school lands AN ACT to authorize the leasing of lands for educational purposes in Arizona. April 7, 1896 90 29 Stat. 90
  Chapter 96
   (Session 1)
Light-house, north Manitou Island, Mich. AN ACT to authorize the Light-House Board to proceed with the construction of the light-house and fog signal on North Manitou Island, Lake Michigan. April 13, 1896 91 29 Stat. 91
  Chapter 98
   (Session 1)
Public lands, Yew Orleans Pacific grant AN ACT for the relief of settlers upon lands within the indemnity limits of the grant to the New Orleans Pacific Railway Company. April 14, 1896 91 29 Stat. 91
  Chapter 99
   (Session 1)
United States courts, Tennessee AN ACT repealing chapter one hundred and forty-eight of the Supplement of the Revised Statutes of the United States. April 14, 1896 91 29 Stat. 91
  Chapter 100
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian reservations, Minn. AN ACT granting to the Duluth and North Dakota Railroad Company right of way through certain Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota. April 14, 1896 92 29 Stat. 92
  Chapter 101
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian. Territory AN ACT to amend an Act to authorize the Interoceanic Railway Company to construct and operate railway, telegraph, and telephone lines through the Indian Territory. April 14, 1896 93 29 Stat. 93
  Chapter 103
   (Session 1)
Fog signal, Menominee, Mich. AN ACT authorizing the construction of a fog signal on the north pier of the entrance to Menominee Harbor, Michigan. April 15, 1896 94 29 Stat. 94
  Chapter 104
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Chattahoochee River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a wagon and foot bridge across the Chattahoochee River at or near the city of Columbia, Alabama. April 16, 1896 94 29 Stat. 94
  Chapter 107
   (Session 1)
Public lands, Fort Assinniboine, Mont. AN ACT providing for disposal of lands on abandoned portions of the Fort Assinniboine Military Reservation in Montana, and for the relief of certain settlers thereon. April 18, 1896 95 29 Stat. 95
  Chapter 108
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian reservations, Kans. and Nebr. AN ACT granting to the Atchison and Nebraska Railroad Company and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, its lessee in perpetuity, the right of way over a part of the Sac and Fox and Iowa Indian Reservation in the States of Kansas and Nebraska. April 18, 1896 95 29 Stat. 95
  Chapter 119
   (Session 1)
Cannon. Grant Park, Galena, Ill. AN ACT authorizing the transfer of a cannon from the Rock Island Arsenal. Rock Island, Illinois, to Grant Park, in Galena, Illinois. April 24, 1896 96 29 Stat. 96
  Chapter 120
   (Session 1)
Naval training station, San Francisco AN ACT providing for a naval training station on the island of Yerha Buena (or Goat Island), in the harbor of San Francisco, California, and for other purposes. April 24, 1896 96 29 Stat. 96
  Chapter 121
   (Session 1)
Colorado Springs, reservoir AN ACT to grant certain lands to the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado. April 24, 1896 97 29 Stat. 97
  Chapter 122
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian Territory AN ACT to amend an Act approved August twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, entitled "Ad Act to authorize Purchasers of the property and franchises of the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company to organize a corporation and to confer upon the same all the powers, privileges, and franchises vested in that company." April 24, 1896 98 29 Stat. 98
  Chapter 123
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, reassessments AN ACT to authorize reassessments for improvements and general taxes in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. April 24, 1896 98 29 Stat. 98
  Chapter 140
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, Department of Agriculture AN ACT making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. April 2.3, 1896 99 29 Stat. 99
  Chapter 141
   (Session 1)
Rights of way, stations, etc., Indian Territory AN ACT to grant to railroad companies in Indian Territory additional powers to secure depot grounds. April 25, 1896 109 29 Stat. 109
  Chapter 147
   (Session 1)
Hot Springs, Ark., sewer AN ACT to provide for reimbursement of the expense of constructing a sewer upon the permanent reservation at Hot Springs, Arkansas. May 1, 1896 110 29 Stat. 110
  Chapter 150
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Columbia River AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Oregon and Washington Bridge Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Columbia River, between the State of Oregon and the State of Washington, and to establish it as a post road." May 4, 1896 110 29 Stat. 110
  Chapter 151
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Arkansas River AN ACT to revive and. reenact the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the building of a railroad bridge at Little Rock, Arkansas,"approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-one. May 4, 1896 111 29 Stat. 111
  Chapter 152
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Corpus Christi Channel, Tex. AN ACT authorizing the Aransas Harbor Terminal Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Corpus Christi Channel, known as the Morris and Cummings Ship Channel, in Aransas County, Texas, May 4, 1896 111 29 Stat. 111
  Chapter 153
   (Session 1)
Bridge. Monongahela River AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Union Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Monongahela River," approved February eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. May 4, 1896 112 29 Stat. 112
  Chapter 154
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, medical and dental colleges AN ACT to provide for the incorporation and regulation of medical and dental colleges in the District of Columbia. May 4, 1896 112 29 Stat. 112
  Chapter 155
   (Session 1)
Greer County, Okla. AN ACT to establish and provide for the government of Greer County, Oklahoma, and for other purposes. May 4, 1896 113 29 Stat. 113
  Chapter 161
   (Session 1)
Fur-seal, fishery claims AN ACT to provide for the fulfillment of the stipulations of the treaty between the United States and Great Britain signed at Washington on the eighth day of February, eighteen hundred and ninety-six. May 7, 1896 115 29 Stat. 115
  Chapter 162
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, New Rochelle, Y. Y. AN ACT empowering and directing the Secretary of the Navy to furnish not more than four pieces of condemned cannon to the village of New Rochelle, New York. May 8, 1896 115 29 Stat. 115
  Chapter 163
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Leavenworth, Kans., and Burlington, Iowa AN ACT authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to donate condemned cannon to Custer Post, Grand Army of the Republic, at Leavenworth, Kansas, and Mathies Post, Grand Army of the Republic, at Burlington, Iowa. May 9, 1896 115 29 Stat. 115
  Chapter 164
   (Session 1)
Shipping, unlading vessels AN ACT to amend section twenty-eight hundred and eighty of the Revised Statutes of the United States, fixing time for vessels to unlade. May 9, 1896 115 29 Stat. 115
  Chapter 167
   (Session 1)
Light-house, Choctaw Point, Ala. AN ACT authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange in behalf of the United States the tract of land at Choctaw Point, Mobile County, Alabama, now belonging to the United States and held for light-house purposes, with the Mobile, Jackson and Kansas City Railroad Company for any other tract or parcel of land in said county equally well or better adapted to use for light-house purposes. May 11, 1896 116 29 Stat. 116
  Chapter 168
   (Session 1)
Town sites vacated, Oklahoma AN ACT to provide for the disposal of public reservations in vacated town sites or additions to town sites in the Territory of Oklahoma. May 11, 1896 116 29 Stat. 116
  Chapter 169
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Saint Paul, Minn. AN ACT to authorize and direct the Secretary of the Navy to donate-one condemned cannon and four pyramids of condemned cannon balls to the cemetery association in the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota, to be used at or near the foot of the soldiers' monument in said cemetery. May 11, 1896 117 29 Stat. 117
  Chapter 175
   (Session 1)
Canadian Cree Indians AN ACT making provision for the deportation of refugee Canadian Cree Indians from the State of Montana and their delivery to the Canadian authorities. May 13, 1896 117 29 Stat. 117
  Chapter 176
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Arkansas River AN ACT to revive and reenact an Act to authorize the construction of a free bridge across Arkansas River, connecting Little Rock and Argenta. May 13, 1896 118 29 Stat. 118
  Chapter 177
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, marriages AN ACT to regulate marriages in the District of Columbia. May 13, 1896 118 29 Stat. 118
  Chapter 179
   (Session 1)
Right of way, electric companies AN ACT to amend the Act approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, granting the right of way upon the public lands for reservoir and canal purposes. May 14, 1896 120 29 Stat. 120
  Chapter 181
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, pipe lines AN ACT to permit Rene C. Baughman to lay pipes in a certain street in the city of Washington. May 15, 1896 120 29 Stat. 120
  Chapter 182
   (Session 1)
Military parks AN ACT authorizing the Secretary of War to make certain uses of national military parks. May 15, 1896 120 29 Stat. 120
  Chapter 191
   (Session 1)
Syracuse, N. Y., port of delivery AN ACT constituting Syracuse, New York, a port of delivery. May 18, 1896 121 29 Stat. 121
  Chapter 192
   (Session 1)
Life-saving station, Point Bonita, Cal. AN ACT to provide a life-saving station at or near Point Bonita, at the Golden Gate, in the State of California. May 18, 1896 121 29 Stat. 121
  Chapter 193
   (Session 1)
Navajo County, Ariz., bonds AN ACT authorizing the county of Navajo, Territory of Arizona, to issue bonds for the construction of a court-house and jail at the county seat thereof. May 18, 1896 121 29 Stat. 121
  Chapter 194
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, storage AN ACT to regulate the business of storage in District of Columbia. May 18, 1896 122 29 Stat. 122
  Chapter 195
   (Session 1)
Exhibited articles, return AN ACT to allow the return free of duty of certain articles exported from the United States for exhibition purposes. May 18, 1896 122 29 Stat. 122
  Chapter 199
   (Session 1)
Regattas, regulations AN ACT to provide for the safety of passengers on excursion steamers. May 19, 1896 122 29 Stat. 122
  Chapter 200
   (Session 1)
Conneaut, port of entry AN ACT to establish the port of Conneaut, in the State of Ohio, as a subport of entry in the district of Cuyahoga, in said State of Ohio. May 19, 1896 123 29 Stat. 123
  Chapter 201
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, days of grace AN ACT to abolish days of grace on promissory notes, drafts, and so forth, in the District of Columbia, May 19, 1896 123 29 Stat. 123
  Chapter 202
   (Session 1)
Public lands, Fort Lewis, Colo. AN ACT to restore the lands embraced in the Fort Lewis Military Reservation, in the State of Colorado, to the public domain. May 19, 1896 123 29 Stat. 123
  Chapter 203
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, pipe lines AN ACT to permit the Pintsch Compressing Company to lay pipes in certain streets in the city of Washington. May 19, 1896 124 29 Stat. 124
  Chapter 204
   (Session 1)
Patents, specifications, etc. AN ACT amending the statutes relating to the sale of printed copies of patents. May 19, 1896 124 29 Stat. 124
  Chapter 205
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, unclaimed freight, etc. AN ACT to authorize and regulate the sale of unclaimed freight, baggage, and other property in the District of Columbia. May 19, 1896 124 29 Stat. 124
  Chapter 206
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, drainage, etc. AN ACT to provide for the drainage of lots in the District of Columbia. May 19, 1896 125 29 Stat. 125
  Chapter 207
   (Session 1)
Texas, lands in Valverde County AN ACT to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury of the United states to reconvey to the former owners a certain tract of land in Valverde County, Texas. May 19, 1896 126 29 Stat. 126
  Chapter 208
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, harbor regulations AN ACT to establish certain harbor regulations for the District of Columbia. May 19, 1896 126 29 Stat. 126
  Chapter 212
   (Session 1)
Pipe lines, Colorado and Wyoming AN ACT to grant right of way over the public domain for pipe lines in the States of Colorado and Wyoming. May 21, 1896 127 29 Stat. 127
  Chapter 213
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Indian ?Territory AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Denison and Northern Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes." May 21, 1896 128 29 Stat. 128
  Chapter 214
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, recording trusts, etc. AN ACT requiring bills of sale, conditional sales, mort gages, or deeds of trust of chattels in the District of Columbia to be recorded. May 21, 1896 128 29 Stat. 128
  Chapter 215
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, sale of-lot AN ACT authorizing the sale of the title of the United States lot five, square eleven hundred and thirteen, in the city of Washington. May 21, 1896 128 29 Stat. 128
  Chapter 216
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Lambertville, N. J. AN ACT granting to Major C. A. Angel Post, Numbered Twenty, Grand Army of the Republic, of Lambertville, New Jersey, four condemned cannon and twenty cannon balls. May 21, 1896 129 29 Stat. 129
  Chapter 217
   (Session 1)
Liens for freight, etc., imports AN ACT to Amend section twenty-nine hundred and eighty-one of the Revised Statutes as amended by the Act of June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty. May 21, 1896 129 29 Stat. 129
  Chapter 218
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Colorado AN ACT to donate eight condemned cannon and one hundred cannon shot to the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery Association of Colorado. May 21, 1896 129 29 Stat. 129
  Chapter 219
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Bridgeton, N. J. AN ACT granting to A. L. Robeson Post, Numbered Forty-two, Grand Army of the Republic, of Bridgeton, New Jersey, four condemned cannon and twenty cannon balls. May 21, 1896 130 29 Stat. 130
  Chapter 220
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, New Jersey AN ACT granting to the Soldiers and Sailors' Monument Association, of the county of Middlesex, in the State of New Jersey, four condemned cannon and thirty cannon balls. May 21, 1896 130 29 Stat. 130
  Chapter 221
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Allegan, Mich. AN ACT donating four condemned cannon and four pyramids of condemned cannonballs to the Soldiers' Monument Association of Allegan, Michigan. May 21, 1896 130 29 Stat. 130
  Chapter 222
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, E,-ans City, Pa. AN ACT donating one condemned cannon and cannon balls to Grand Army of the Republic Post, Numbered Five hundred and seventy-three, of Evans City, Pennsylvania. May 21, 1896 130 29 Stat. 130
  Chapter 223
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Washington, Ind. AN ACT authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to donate one condemned cannon and condemned cannon balls to U. S. Grant Post, Numbered Seventy-two, Grand Army of the Republic, of Washington, Indiana, Department of Indiana, and for other purposes. May 21, 1896 131 29 Stat. 131
  Chapter 224
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Illinois River AN ACT to establish a railroad bridge across the Illinois River near Grafton, Illinois. May 21, 1896 131 29 Stat. 131
  Chapter 225
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, etc. AN ACT donating condemned cannon and cannon balls. May 21, 1896 132 29 Stat. 132
  Chapter 226
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Lathrop, Mo. AN ACT donating one condemned cannon and cannon balls to Grand Army of the Republic, L. W. Cooper Post, Department of Missouri, Numbered Eighty-one, of Lathrop, Missouri. May 21, 1896 133 29 Stat. 133
  Chapter 227
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Westerly, R. I. AN ACT granting to Budlong Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Westerly, Rhode Island, two condemned mounted brass cannon. May 21, 1896 133 29 Stat. 133
  Chapter 230
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Etna and Allegheny, Pa. AN ACT donating two condemned cannon to Custer Post, Numbered Thirty-eight, Grand Army of the Republic, of Etna, Pennsylvania, and two condemned cannon to James G. Clark Post, Numbered One hundred and sixty-two, Grand Army of the Republic, of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. May 22, 1896 133 29 Stat. 133
  Chapter 231
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, general act AN ACT to authorize the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to make certain disposition of condemned ordnance, guns, and cannon balls in their respective Departments. May 22, 1896 133 29 Stat. 133
  Chapter 232
   (Session 1)
Ports of delivery, Colorado AN ACT to establish customs ports of delivery at Pueblo, Durango, and Lead ville, Colorado, and for other purposes. May 22, 1896 134 29 Stat. 134
  Chapter 233
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Niagara River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Niagara River, in the town of Lewiston, in the county of Niagara, State of New York. May 22, 1896 134 29 Stat. 134
  Chapter 238
   (Session 1)
United Stales Courts, California AN ACT changing the time of holding terms of the circuit and district courts of the United States in the northern district of California. May 25, 1896 135 29 Stat. 135
  Chapter 239
   (Session 1)
Navy, contracts, etc. AN ACT to amend section thirty-seven hundred and nineteen of the Revised Statutes relative to guarantees on proposals for naval supplies. May 25, 1896 136 29 Stat. 136
  Chapter 240
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Elmwood, Ill. AN ACT authorizing the Secretary of Navy to deliver one condemned cannon to the city of Elmwood, Peoria County, Illinois, and for other purposes. Stay 2 :1, 1896 136 29 Stat. 136
  Chapter 241
   (Session 1)
Territories, divorces AN ACT making one year's residence in a Territory a prerequisite to obtaining a divorce there. May 25, 1896 136 29 Stat. 136
  Chapter 242
   (Session 1)
Indian Territory, shooting at trains, etc. AN ACT making it unlawful to shoot at or into any railway locomotive or car, or at any person thereon, or to throw any rock or other missile at or into any locomotive or car in the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. May 25, 1896 136 29 Stat. 136
  Chapter 243
   (Session 1)
Florida, Arredondo grant AN ACT to provide for settlement of titles and disposition of public lands i n the Arredondo grant, in Columbia County, Florida. May 25, 1896 137 29 Stat. 137
  Chapter 244
   (Session 1)
Life-saving station, Port Huron, Mich. AN ACT to authorize the establishment of a life-saving station at Port Huron, on the coast of Lake Huron, Michigan. May 25, 1896 138 29 Stat. 138
  Chapter 245
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, physicians' testimony AN ACT relating to the testimony of physicians in the courts of the District of Columbia. May 25, 1896 138 29 Stat. 138
  Chapter 246
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near the city of Boonville, Missouri. May 25, 1896 138 29 Stat. 138
  Chapter 252
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, legislative, executive, and judicial AN ACT making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. May 28, 1896 140 29 Stat. 140
  Chapter 253
   (Session 1)
Bridge, fled River of the North AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Red River of the North. May 28, 1896 186 29 Stat. 186
  Chapter 254
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, Capital Railway AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Capital Railway Company," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five. May 28, 1896 187 29 Stat. 187
  Chapter 255
   (Session 1)
Shipping, officers of vessels AN ACT to amend section forty-one hundred and thirty-one of the Revised Statutes of the United States, to improve the merchant-marine engineer service and thereby also to increase the efficiency of the Naval Reserve, and for other purposes. Slay 28, 1896 188 29 Stat. 188
  Chapter 256
   (Session 1)
South Dakota, selection of lands AN ACT to authorize and empower the State of South Dakota to select the Fort Sully Military Reservation in said State as a part of the lands granted to the State under the provisions of an Act to provide for the admission of South Dakota into the Union, approved February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and for indemnity school lands, and for other purposes. May 28, 1896 189 29 Stat. 189
  Chapter 257
   (Session 1)
Right of way, forest reserves, Colo. AN ACT granting to the Denver, Cripple Creek and Southwestern Railroad Company a right of way for a railroad through the South Platte and Plum Creek forest reserves, in the State of Colorado. May 28, 1896 190 29 Stat. 190
  Chapter 258
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Tallahatchie River AN ACT declaring a certain bridge across the Tallahatchie River, in Tallahatchie County, State of Mississippi, a lawful structure, and for other purposes. May 28, 1896 190 29 Stat. 190
  Chapter 270
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, property in hands of police AN ACT to amend section four hundred and sixteen of the Revised Statutes of the United States relating to the District of Columbia. May 29, 1896 191 29 Stat. 191
  Chapter 274
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, dry measures AN ACT defining the standard shape and size for dry measures in use in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. May 30, 1896 192 29 Stat. 192
  Chapter 275
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Hastings, Mich. AN ACT empowering and directing the Secretary of the Navy to furnish four pieces of condemned cannon to the city of Hastings, Michigan. May 30, 1896 193 29 Stat. 193
  Chapter 303
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, married women, etc. AN ACT to amend the laws of the District of Columbia as to married women, to make parents the natural guardians of their minor children, and for other purposes. June 1, 1896 193 29 Stat. 193
  Chapter 304
   (Session 1)
National University AN ACT to incorporate the National University. June 1, 1896 194 29 Stat. 194
  Chapter 309
   (Session 1)
Fruit brandy AN ACT to amend section thirty-two hundred and fifty-five of the Revised Statutes of the United States concerning the distilling of brandy from fruits. June 3, 1896 195 29 Stat. 195
  Chapter 310
   (Session 1)
Alcohol in the arts AN ACT to repeal section sixty-one of an Act to reduce taxation, to provide revenue for the Government, and for other purposes, which became a law August twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. June 3, 1896 195 29 Stat. 195
  Chapter 311
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Missouri River AN ACT authorizing the construction of a wagon and motor bridge over the Missouri River at Saint Charles, Missouri. June 3, 1896 195 29 Stat. 195
  Chapter 312
   (Session 1)
Public lands, commutations AN ACT relating to commutations of homestead entries, and to confirm such entries when commutation proofs were received by local land officers prematurely. June 3, 1896 197 29 Stat. 197
  Chapter 313
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, medical and surgical licenses AN ACT to regulate the practice of medicine and surgery, to license physicians and surgeons, and to punish persons violating the provisions thereof in the District of Columbia. Julie 3, 1896 198 29 Stat. 198
  Chapter 314
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, rivers and harbors AN ACT making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. Julie 3, 1896 202 29 Stat. 202
  Chapter 315
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, free library AN ACT to establish and provide for the maintenance of a free public library and reading room in the District of Columbia. June 3, 1896 244 29 Stat. 244
  Chapter 316
   (Session 1)
Public lands, settlers in Minnesota AN ACT for the relief of settlers on the Northern Pacific Railroad indemnity lands. June 3, 1896 245 29 Stat. 245
  Chapter 317
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, Great Falls Railway AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Washington and Great Falls Electric Railway Company." June 3, 1896 246 29 Stat. 246
  Chapter 331
   (Session 1)
Navy, Judge-Advocate-General AN ACT amending the Act of June eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "An Act to authorize the President to appoint an officer of the Navy or the Marine Corps to perform the duties of solicitor and judge-advocate-general, and so forth, and to fix the rank and pay of such officer," and for other purposes. June 5, 1896 251 29 Stat. 251
  Chapter 335
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, gas AN ACT relating to the sale of gas in the District of Columbia. June 6, 1896 2 29 Stat. 251
  Chapter 336
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Arizona AN ACT granting the Flagstaff and Canyon Railroad Company right of way for railroad purposes through the Grand Canyon Forest Reserve in northern Arizona. June 6, 1896 53 29 Stat. 253
  Chapter 337
   (Session 1)
Filled cheese AN ACT defining cheese, and also imposing a tax upon and regulating the manufacture, sale, importation, and exportation of "filled cheese." June 6, 1896 253 29 Stat. 253
  Chapter 338
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, fortifications AN ACT making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the procurement of heavy ordnance for trial and service, and for other purposes. June 6, 1896 236 29 Stat. 256
  Chapter 339
   (Session 1)
Arizona, funding bonds AN ACT amending and extending the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled "An Act approving with amendments the funding act of Arizona," approved June twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and the Act amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto approved August third, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. June 6, 1896 262 29 Stat. 262
  Chapter 370
   (Session 1)
Postal service,fourth-class matter AN ACT to regulate mail matter of the fourth class. June 8, 1896 262 29 Stat. 262
  Chapter 371
   (Session 1)
Customs, special delivery of imported articles AN ACT to expedite the delivery of imported parcels and packages not exceeding five hundred dollars in value. June 8, 1896 263 29 Stat. 263
  Chapter 372
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, Baltimore and Washington Railway AN ACT to authorize the Baltimore and Washington Transit Company, of Maryland, to enter the District of Columbia. June 8, 1896 264 29 Stat. 264
  Chapter 373
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, deficiencies AN ACT making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and for prior years, and for other purposes. June 8, 1896 267 29 Stat. 267
  Chapter 386
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, postal service AN ACT making appropriations for the service of the post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. June 9, 1896 313 29 Stat. 313
  Chapter 387
   (Session 1)
Salmon fisheries, Alaska AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the protection of the salmon fisheries of Alaska." June 9, 1896 316 29 Stat. 316
  Chapter 394
   (Session 1)
United States courts, Connecticut AN ACT changing the time for holding circuit court of the United States at Hartford, in the district of Connecticut. June 10, 1896 317 29 Stat. 317
  Chapter 395
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, Eckington and Belt railways AN ACT to extend the routes of the Eckington and Soldiers' Home Railway Company and of the Belt Railway Company, of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. June 10, 1896 318 29 Stat. 318
  Chapter 396
   (Session 1)
"Menemsha." AN ACT to provide an American register for the steamer Menemsha. June 10, 1896 321 29 Stat. 321
  Chapter 397
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Chicago, Ill. AN ACT disposing of two condemned cannon. June 10, 1896 321 29 Stat. 321
  Chapter 398
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, Indian Department AN ACT making appropriations for current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and fulfilling trenty stipulations-with various Indian tribes for the fiscal yearending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. Juno 10, 1896 321 29 Stat. 321
  Chapter 399
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, navy AN ACT making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal near ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. June 10, 1896 361 29 Stat. 361
  Chapter 400
   (Session 1)
Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kans AN ACT to establish a site for the erection of a penitentiary on the military reservation at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and for other purposes. June 10, 1896 380 29 Stat. 380
  Chapter 401
   (Session 1)
Collisions at sea, fog signals AN ACT to amend an Act approved August nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety, entitled "An Act to adopt regulations for preventing collisions at sea." June 10, 1896 381 29 Stat. 381
  Chapter 402
   (Session 1)
Exposition, Omaha, Nebr. AN ACT to authorize and encourage the holding of a transmississippi and international exposition at the city of Omaha, in the State of Nebraska, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. June 10, 1896 382 29 Stat. 382
  Chapter 403
   (Session 1)
Ports of entry and delivery, Florida AN ACT to provide for subparts of entry and delivery in the State of Florida. June 10, 1896 384 29 Stat. 384
  Chapter 404
   (Session 1)
Port of entry, Santa Barbara, Cal. AN ACT to make the city of Santa Barbara, county of Santa Barbara, State of California, a subport of entry. June 10, 1896 384 29 Stat. 384
  Chapter 405
   (Session 1)
Gettysburg Park, Pa., roads AN ACT to authorize the Secretary of War to improve and maintain the public roads within the limits of the national park at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. June 10, 1896 384 29 Stat. 384
  Chapter 406
   (Session 1)
Life-saving station, N. H. or Mass. AN ACT to establish a life-saving station on the coast of New Hampshire or Massachusetts between the Hampton and the Merrimac rivers. June 10, 1896 385 29 Stat. 385
  Chapter 407
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Grand Army posts, Kansas AN ACT authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to donate condemned cannon and condemned cannon balls to certain posts of the Grand Army of the Republic. June 10, 1896 385 29 Stat. 385
  Chapter 408
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Manistique, Mich. AN ACT authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Navy to furnish to George F. Fuller Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Manistique, Michigan, a condemned caution. June 10, 1896 385 29 Stat. 385
  Chapter 409
   (Session 1)
Right of way, Texas AN ACT to grant a right of way through the new Fort Bliss Military Reservation to the El Paso and Northeastern Railroad Company. June 10, 1896 386 29 Stat. 386
  Chapter 414
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Warrior River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Warrior River by the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. June 11, 1896 386 29 Stat. 386
  Chapter 415
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Cahaba River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Cahaba River, in Bibb County, Alabama, by the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. June 11, 1896 388 29 Stat. 388
  Chapter 416
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Alabama Ricer AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Alabama River by the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. June 11, 1896 391 29 Stat. 391
  Chapter 417
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Allegheny River AN ACT to authorize the Butler and Pittsburg Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Allegheny River. June 11, 1896 391 29 Stat. 391
  Chapter 418
   (Session 1)
Immediate transportation, Erie, Pa. AN ACT to make the city of Erie, Pennsylvania, a port of immediate transportation. June 11, 1896 393 29 Stat. 393
  Chapter 419
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, District of Columbia AN ACT making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Colum big for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. June 11, 1896 393 29 Stat. 393
  Chapter 420
   (Session 1)
Appropriations, sundry civil expenses AN ACT making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for other purposes. June 11, 1896 413 29 Stat. 413
  Chapter 421
   (Session 1)
Bridge, Saint Louis River AN ACT to authorize the county of Saint Louis, in the State of Minnesota, to build or authorize the building of a foot and wagon bridge across the Saint Louis River between if Minnesota and Wisconsin, at a point near Fond du Lac, in said State of Minnesota. June 11, 1896 455 29 Stat. 455
  Chapter 422
   (Session 1)
United States courts, Texas AN ACT to change the time and places for the district and circuit courts of the northern district of Texas. June 11, 1896 456 29 Stat. 456
  Chapter 1
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, deficiencies AN ACT making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for expenses of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-six. June 11, 1896 457 29 Stat. 457
  Chapter 424
   (Session 2)
Postal service, postmasters' losses AN ACT to amend section one of "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act authorizing the Postmaster-General to adjust certain claims of postmasters for loss by burglary, tire or other unavoidable casualty,"' approved May ninth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight. June 11, 1896 458 29 Stat. 458
  Joint Res. 1
   (Session 1)
Monthly Summary, statistics JOINT RESOLUTION providing for the printing of the Monthly Summary Statement of imports and Exports of the Bureau of Statistics, Treasury Department. December 18, 1895 459 29 Stat. 459
  Joint Res. 2
   (Session 1)
December salaries, 1895, Congressional employees JOINT RESOLUTION to pay the officers and employees of the Senate and House of Representatives their respective salaries for the month of December, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, on the twentieth day of said month. December 20, 1895 459 29 Stat. 459
  Joint Res. 3
   (Session 1)
Scranton and Williamsport, Pa., public buildings JOINT RESOLUTION granting the State of Pennsylvania permission to use the United States court-house at Scranton, Pennsylvania, and at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. December 23, 1895 459 29 Stat. 459
  Joint Res. 4
   (Session 1)
Engraving and Printing Bureau appropriation JOINT RESOLUTION ratifying the use of the appropriation for materials and Miscellaneous Expenses for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-six for the purchase of articles provided for in the appropriation for the miscellaneous expenses of the Treasury Department, and authorizing the continued use of the same for the remaining portion of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-six. December 27, 1895 460 29 Stat. 460
  Joint Res. 5
   (Session 1)
"Katahdin." JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing and directing the acceptance of the ram Katahdin, thereby making said ram a part of the United States Navy. January 4, 1896 460 29 Stat. 460
  Joint Res. 6
   (Session 1)
Utah, property JOINT RESOLUTION to transfer certain offices of the United States in the Territory of Utah to the officers of the State of Utah. January 4, 1896 461 29 Stat. 461
  Joint Res. 7
   (Session 1)
Smithsonian Institution, regent JOINT RESOLUTION for filling vacancy on Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution. January 14, 1896 461 29 Stat. 461
  Joint Res. 8
   (Session 1)
Public building, Mankato, Minn. JOINT RESOLUTION concerning the completion of the United States Court-House and Post-office building at Mankato, Minnesota. January 17, 1896 461 29 Stat. 461
  Joint Res. 9
   (Session 1)
District of Columbia, assessments JOINT RESOLUTION to extend the time for making an assessment of real estate in the District of Columbia. January 21, 1896 461 29 Stat. 461
  Joint Res. 10
   (Session 1)
Public building. Chicago, Ill., architect JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the employment of a skilled architect to assist the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department in preparing the designs, plans, specifications, and other drawings for the public building at Chicago, Illinois. January 28, 1896 462 29 Stat. 462
  Joint Res. 11
   (Session 1)
Naval Records of the Rebellion JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the distribution of copies of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in Congressional Districts where distribution has not been made. January 30, 1896 2 29 Stat. 462
  Joint Res. 12
   (Session 1)
Public building, Bloomington, Ill. JOINT RESOLUTION concerning the erection and completion (except heating apparatus) of the United States Post-Office Building at Bloomington, Illinois. February 5, 1896 463 29 Stat. 463
  Joint Res. 13
   (Session 1)
Navy-yard, Washington, D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to use a portion of the appropriation for new iron roof for foundry at navy-yard, Washington, District of Columbia, in the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and for other purposes," for repairs to the walls of said foundry. February 7, 1896 463 29 Stat. 463
  Joint Res. 14
   (Session 1)
Department of State, Documents JOINT RESOLUTION to supply the Department of State with documents. February 7, 1896 463 29 Stat. 463
  Joint Res. 16
   (Session 1)
White Lot and Monument Grounds. D. C. JOINT RESOLUTION granting use of White Lot and Monument Grounds to " The Committee of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-six." February 13, 1896 464 29 Stat. 464
  Joint Res. 17
   (Session 1)
Alaska boundary JOINT RESOLUTION making an appropriation to defray the joint expense of locating the boundary line between the Territory of Alaska and the British North American territory. February 20, 1896 464 29 Stat. 464
  Joint Res. 18
   (Session 1)
Biscayne Bay, Fla. JOINT RESOLUTION providing for certain surveys in the State of Florida. February 26, 1896 464 29 Stat. 464
  Joint Res. 19
   (Session 1)
Geological Survey publications JOINT RESOLUTION extending the provisions of section seventy-nine of "An Act providing for the public printing and binding and the distribution of public documents," approved January twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, so as to include monographs, bulletins, and reports of the Geological Survey published in eighteen hundred and ninety-four and succeeding years. February 26, 4896 465 29 Stat. 465
  Joint Res. 20
   (Session 1)
Manitowoc Harbor, Wis. JOINT RESOLUTION calling upon the Secretary of War for certain information in relation to the harbor at Manitowoc, in the State of Wisconsin. March 2, 1896 465 29 Stat. 465
  Joint Res. 22
   (Session 1)
Newtown Creek, N. Y. JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Secretary of War to submit estimates for work upon Newtown Creek, New York. March 11, 1896 465 29 Stat. 465
  Joint Res. 23
   (Session 1)
Life-Saving Service, reports JOINT RESOLUTION to print the Annual Report of the General Superintendent of the Life-Saving Service. March 13, 1896 466 29 Stat. 466
  Joint Res. 24
   (Session 1)
World's Fair medals and diplomas JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to distribute the medals and diplomas awarded by the World's Columbian Commission to the exhibitors entitled thereto. March 13, 1896 466 29 Stat. 466
  Joint Res. 25
   (Session 1)
Jefferson City, Mo., public building JOINT RESOLUTION granting the county of Cole, Missouri, permission to use certain rooms in the United States building at Jefferson City, Missouri. March 13, 1896 466 29 Stat. 466
  Joint Res. 26
   (Session 1)
Conneaut Harbor, Ohio JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Secretary of War to submit a plan and estimate for the further improvement of Conneaut Harbor, in the State of Ohio. March 13, 1896 467 29 Stat. 467
  Joint Res. 27
   (Session 1)
Seed distribution, Department of Agriculture JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing and directing the Secretary of Agriculture to purchase and distribute seeds, bulbs, and so forth, as has been done in preceding years. March 14, 1896 467 29 Stat. 467
  Joint Res. 28
   (Session 1)
Regimental flag, New Hampshire JOINT RESOLUTION for the return to the State of New Hampshire of the flag of the Eleventh Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. March 16, 1896 467 29 Stat. 467
  Joint Res. 29
   (Session 1)
Mobile Harbor, Ala. JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the National Dredging Company to proceed with the work of dredging the channel of Mobile Harbor, under the direction of the Secretary of War. March 16, 1896 467 29 Stat. 467
  Joint Res. 30
   (Session 1)
Census JOINT RESOLUTION relating to the Federal census. March 19, 1896 468 29 Stat. 468
  Joint Res. 31
   (Session 1)
Congressional Record JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Public Printer to supply the Senate and House Libraries each with ten additional copies of the Congressional Record. March 19, 1896 468 29 Stat. 468
  Joint Res. 32
   (Session 1)
Navy, reappointing cadets JOINT RESOLUTION for the relief of ex-Naval Cadets John P. J. Ryan, John R. Morris, and Chester Wells. March 20, 1896 468 29 Stat. 468
  Joint Res. 33
   (Session 1)
Marquette Harbor, Mich. JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Secretary of War to make a survey and submit an estimate for a breakwater in Marquette Bay. March 20, 1896 469 29 Stat. 469
  Joint Res. 34
   (Session 1)
Cleveland Harbor, Ohio JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Secretary of War to submit estimates for necessary repairs at Cleveland Harbor. March 23, 1896 469 29 Stat. 469
  Joint Res. 35
   (Session 1)
Norfolk Harbor, Va. JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Secretary of War to furnish an estimate for deepening the channel from Hampton Roads to the navy-yard at Norfolk, Virginia, and also for improving the western branch of the Elizabeth River. March 24, 1896 469 29 Stat. 469
  Joint Res. 36
   (Session 1)
Fairport Harbor, Ohio JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Secretary of War to submit plans and estimates for the improvement of Fairport Harbor. March 24, 1896 469 29 Stat. 469
  Joint Res. 38
   (Session 1)
Library of Congress JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing and directing Bernard R. Green to exercise the duties and powers heretofore conferred upon the late General Thomas L. Casey in relation to the construction and completion. of the Library of Congress. April 2, 1896 470 29 Stat. 470
  Joint Res. 40
   (Session 1)
Columbia River, Oreg., Cascades canal JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the immediate use of a portion of the unexpended balance of appropriations heretofore made for construction of canal and locks at the Cascades of the Columbia River in construction of protecting walls necessary to the opening of said canal and locks to navigation. April 6, 1896 470 29 Stat. 470
  Joint Res. 41
   (Session 1)
Providence Harbor, R. I. JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Secretary of War to submit estimates of cost of further improvement of Providence River and Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. April 6, 1896 470 29 Stat. 470
  Joint Res. 42
   (Session 1)
Income-tax returns JOINT RESOLUTION providing for immediate destruction of income-tax returns, and so forth. April 6, 1896 470 29 Stat. 470
  Joint Res. 43
   (Session 1)
Portland Harbor, Me. JOINT RESOLUTION to authorize the Secretary of War to prepare and submit estimates for the improvement of the harbor at Portland, Maine. April 10, 1896 471 29 Stat. 471
  Joint Res. 44
   (Session 1)
Puget Sound waterway JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Secretary of War to transmit to Congress a report en survey of the waterway connecting the waters of Puget Sound, at Salmon Bay, with Lakes Union and Washington, and to submit an estimate of the cost of constructing said waterway. April 18, 1896 471 29 Stat. 471
  Joint Res. 45
   (Session 1)
Missouri River, improvement JOINT RESOLUTION directing the, Secretary of War to submit a plan and estimate for the improvement of the Nebraska side of tine Missouri River, opposite Sioux City. Iowa April 18, 1896 471 29 Stat. 471
  Joint Res. 46
   (Session 1)
Coast Survey report JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Public Printer to print the Annual Report of the Superintendent of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey in quarto form and to bind it in one volume. April 20, 1896 471 29 Stat. 471
  Joint Res. 47
   (Session 1)
Volunteer Soldiers' Home, managers JOINT RESOLUTION to appoint four members of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. April 21, 1896 472 29 Stat. 472
  Joint Res. 48
   (Session 1)
Erie Harbor, Pa. JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the improvement of the harbor of Erie, Pennsylvania. April 24, 1896 472 29 Stat. 472
  Joint Res. 49
   (Session 1)
Fort Monroe, Va., sewerage JOINT RESOLUTION to amend the Act approved August first, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defense, and so forth. April 24, 1996 472 29 Stat. 472
  Joint Res. 50
   (Session 1)
Messages of the Presidents, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION to provide for the proper distribution of the publication entitled "Messages and Papers of the Presidents." April 30, 1896 472 29 Stat. 472
  Joint Res. 51
   (Session 1)
Medals of honor, Army JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the medal of honor authorized by the acts of July twelfth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. May 2, 1896 473 29 Stat. 473
  Joint Res. 52
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Oakland, Cal. JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to donate to the Mountain View Cemetery Association, at Oakland, California, certain cannon, and so forth. May 18, 1896 473 29 Stat. 473
  Joint Res. 53
   (Session 1)
Tennessee Centennial Exposition JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing foreign exhibitors at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, to be held in Nashville, Tennessee, in eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, to bring to this country foreign laborers from their respective countries for the purpose of preparing for and making their exhibits, and allowing articles imported from foreign countries for the sole purpose of exhibition at said exposition to be imported free of duty, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. May 18, 1896 473 29 Stat. 473
  Joint Res. 55
   (Session 1)
Condemned cannon, Saint Johnsbury, Vt. JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to deliver condemned cannon to Chamberlain Post, Grand Army of the Republic, to he posted by the soldiers' monument at Saint Johnsbury, Vermont. May 21, 1896 474 29 Stat. 474
  Joint Res. 56
   (Session 1)
Harrisonburg, Va., public building JOINT RESOLUTION granting permission to the circuit and county courts in Rockingham County, Virginia, to occupy the Federal court room in Harrisonburg, Virginia. May 28, 1896 475 29 Stat. 475
  Joint Res. 57
   (Session 1)
Tents, Saint Louis tornado sufferers JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of War to lend to the mayors of the cities of East Saint Louis, Illinois, and Saint Louis, Missouri, and vicinity, a number of tents. May 28, 1896 475 29 Stat. 475
  Joint Res. 58
   (Session 1)
Fur-seal investigation JOINT RESOLUTION to authorize a scientific investigation of the fur-seal fisheries. June 8, 1896 475 29 Stat. 475
  Joint Res. 59
   (Session 1)
June, 1896, salaries, Congressional employees JOINT RESOLUTION to pay the officers and employees of the Senate and House of Representatives on the day following adjournment. June 9, 1896 476 29 Stat. 476
  Joint Res. 60
   (Session 1)
Detroit, Mich., public building JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to place a bronze tablet or inscription on the Government building now being erected in Detroit. Michigan. June 10, 1896 476 29 Stat. 476
  Joint Res. 62
   (Session 1)
Navy, reenlistments, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION extending the benefits of sections fourteen hundred and twenty-six and fifteen hundred and seventy-three of the Revised Statutes to all enlisted persons in the Navy. June 11, 1896 476 29 Stat. 476
  Chapter 1
   (Session 2)
Tennessee Centennial Exposition AN ACT to aid and encourage the holding of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition at Nashville, Tennessee, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and making an appropriation therefor. December 22, 1896 477 29 Stat. 477
  Chapter 2
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, pensions AN ACT making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes. December 22, 1896 479 29 Stat. 479
  Chapter 3
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, urgent deficiencies AN ACT making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and for prior years, and for other purposes. December 22, 1896 479 29 Stat. 479
  Chapter 4
   (Session 2)
Copyrights, dramatic and music AN ACT to amend title sixty, chapter three, of the Revised Statutes, relating to copyrights. January 6, 1897 481 29 Stat. 481
  Chapter 5
   (Session 2)
Inaugural ceremonies, flags, etc. AN ACT authorizing the issuing and loaning of. the ensigns, flags, signal numbers, and so forth, of the United States for the purpose of decorating the streets of the city of Washington on the occasion of inaugural ceremonies on the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. January 6, 1897 482 29 Stat. 482
  Chapter 7
   (Session 2)
Utah University AN ACT extending the time within which the University of Utah shall occupy lands heretofore granted to it. January 8, 1897 483 29 Stat. 483
  Chapter 8
   (Session 2)
"Tally-Ho," brig AN ACT to refer the claim of the owners of the brig Tally-Ho to the Court of Claims. January 9, 1897 483 29 Stat. 483
  Chapter 9
   (Session 2)
Public building, Newport, Ky. AN ACT to amend chapter one hundred and eleven of the Acts of the third session of the Fifty-third Congress. January 9, 1897 483 29 Stat. 483
  Chapter 11
   (Session 2)
Public lands, reservoir sites AN ACT providing for the location and purchase of public lands for reservoir sites. January 13, 1897 484 29 Stat. 484
  Chapter 12
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Caddo Lake AN ACT to approve and ratify the construction of a bridge over and across Caddo Lake, at Mooringsport, Louisiana, by the Kansas City, Shreveport and Gulf Railway Company. January 13, 1897 484 29 Stat. 484
  Chapter 13
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Black River AN ACT authorizing the Kansas City, Watkins and Gulf Railway Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Black River, in Louisiana. January 13, 1897 485 29 Stat. 485
  Chapter 29
   (Session 2)
Death penalty AN ACT to reduce the cases in which the penalty of death may be inflicted. January 15, 1897 487 29 Stat. 487
  Chapter 30
   (Session 2)
Hew Mexico, bonds AN ACT approving certain acts of the legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, authorizing the issue of certain bonds of said Territory, and for other purposes. January 16, 1897 487 29 Stat. 487
  Chapter 61
   (Session 2)
Vessels with electric motors, etc. AN ACT providing for certain requirements for vessels propelled by gas, fluid, naphtha, or electric motors. January 18, 1897 489 29 Stat. 489
  Chapter 62
   (Session 2)
Public lands, Greer County, Okla. AN ACT to provide for the entry of lands in Greer County, Oklahoma, to give preference rights to settlers, and for other purposes. January 18, 1897 490 29 Stat. 490
  Chapter 66
   (Session 2)
American register, "Kahului." AN ACT to provide an American register for the steamer Kahului. January 20, 1897 491 29 Stat. 491
  Chapter 67
   (Session 2)
Marking vessels' names, etc. AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to amend section forty-one hundred and seventy-eight, Revised Statutes, in relation to the marking of vessels' names at bow and stern, and also to provide for marking the draft," approved February twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-one. January 20, 1897 491 29 Stat. 491
  Chapter 68
   (Session 2)
Appeals in criminal cases AN ACT to withdraw from the Supreme Court jurisdiction of criminal cases not capital and confer the same on the circuit courts of appeals. January 20, 1897 492 29 Stat. 492
  Chapter 69
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Red River AN ACT to approve and ratify the construction of a bridge across the Red River, between the States of Arkansas and Texas, at a point above the town of Fulton, in Arkansas, on said river, built by the Texarkana Northern Railway Company, but now owned and operated by the Texarkana and Fort Smith Railway Company, and to authorize the latter company to maintain said bridge over said waterway, subject to certain stipulations and conditions. January 20, 1897 492 29 Stat. 492
  Chapter 70
   (Session 2)
Marshals, Indian Territory AN ACT to validate the appointments, acts, and services of certain deputy United States marshals in the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. January 20, 1897 493 29 Stat. 493
  Chapter 83
   (Session 2)
Life-saving medals AN ACT construing the Acts of Congress in relation to the award of lifesaving medals. January 21, 1897 494 29 Stat. 494
  Chapter 86
   (Session 2)
Condemned cannon, Fort.Thomas, Ky. AN ACT to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to furnish condemned cannon to Fort Thomas, Kentucky. January 22, 1897 494 29 Stat. 494
  Chapter 90
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Monongahela Ricer AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge over the Monongahela River from the borough of Braddock to the township of Mifflin, Pennsylvania. January 26, 1897 495 29 Stat. 495
  Chapter 91
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT to authorize the Union Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Monongahela River. January 26, 1897 496 29 Stat. 496
  Chapter 92
   (Session 2)
Telegraph operators AN ACT for the relief of telegraph operators who served in the war of the rebellion. January 26, 1897 497 29 Stat. 497
  Chapter 93
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Red River AN ACT authorizing the Kansas City, Watkins and Gulf Railway Company to construct and maintain a bridge across Red River at the city of Alexandria, Louisiana. January 26, 1897 497 29 Stat. 497
  Chapter 94
   (Session 2)
American Instructors of the Deaf AN ACT to incorporate the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf. January 26, 1897 499 29 Stat. 499
  Chapter 95
   (Session 2)
Flagstaff, Ariz., bonds AN ACT to enable the town of Flagstaff, in the Territory of Arizona, to issue bonds to construct a water system. January 26, 1897 499 29 Stat. 499
  Chapter 96
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, Northern Liberty Market claims AN ACT to provide for the payment of certain claims against the District of Columbia by drawback certificates. January 26, 1897 500 29 Stat. 500
  Chapter 99
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Columbia River AN ACT authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Columbia River, in the State of Washington. January 27, 1897 501 29 Stat. 501
  Chapter 106
   (Session 2)
United States courts, Audrain County, Mo. AN ACT to detach the county of Audrain from the western district of Missouri and to attach the same to the eastern district of said State of Missouri. January 28, 1897 502 29 Stat. 502
  Chapter 108
   (Session 2)
Right of way, Oklahoma and Indian Territories AN ACT to authorize the Muskogee, Oklahoma and Western Railroad Company to construct and operate a line of railway through Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, and for other purposes. January 29, 1897 502 29 Stat. 502
  Chapter 109
   (Session 2)
Intoxicating drinks to Indians AN ACT to prohibit the sale of intoxicating drinks to Indians, providing penalties therefor, and for other purposes. January 30, 1897 506 29 Stat. 506
  Chapter 110
   (Session 2)
Life-saving station, Maryland AN ACT authorizing the establishment of a life-saving station on the coast of Maryland. January 30, 1897 507 29 Stat. 507
  Chapter 111
   (Session 2)
Public lands, graduation entries AN ACT to confirm certain cash entries of public lands. January 30, 1897 507 29 Stat. 507
  Chapter 112
   (Session 2)
Bridges, Cumberland and Tennessee rivers AN ACT to establish railroad bridges across the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers, is, Kentucky. January 30, 1897 507 29 Stat. 507
  Chapter 113
   (Session 2)
Bridge, East River AN ACT extending the time for the completion of the bridge across the East River, between the city of New York and Long Island, now in course of construction, as authorized by the Act of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven. January 30, 1897 509 29 Stat. 509
  Chapter 121
   (Session 2)
Water route, Galveston to Houston., Tex. AN ACT to provide for an examination and survey of a water route from the mouth of the jetties at the city of Galveston, Texas, through the ship channel and up Buffalo Bayou to the city of Houston, Texas. February 1, 1897 509 29 Stat. 509
  Chapter 122
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Rio Grande AN ACT to authorize the construction or acquisition of a bridge across the Rio Grande River at El Paso, in the State of Texas. February 1, 1897 509 29 Stat. 509
  Chapter 136
   (Session 2)
Indian Territory, mortgages AN ACT relating to mortgages in the Indian Territory. February 1, 1897 510 29 Stat. 510
  Chapter 145
   (Session 2)
American register; "Black Diamond." AN ACT to provide an American register for the barge Black Diamond. February 4, 1897 511 29 Stat. 511
  Chapter 146
   (Session 2)
Army, brevet rank, etc. AN ACT to authorize officers who served during the war of the rebellion in the Regular Army to bear the title and, on occasions of ceremony, wear the uniform of their highest rank. February 4, 1897 511 29 Stat. 511
  Chapter 167
   (Session 2)
Yachts, foreign-built AN ACT for the protection of yacht owners and shipbuilders of the United States. February 5, 1897 511 29 Stat. 511
  Chapter 169
   (Session 2)
Light, South. Milwaukee, Wis. AN ACT authorizing the establishment of a pierhead light at or near South Milwaukee, in the State of Wisconsin. February 6, 1897 512 29 Stat. 512
  Chapter 170
   (Session 2)
Right of way, Indian reservations, Nebraska AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act granting to the Eastern Nebraska and Gulf Railway Company right of way through the Omaha and Winnebago Indian reservations, in the State of Nebraska," by extending the time for the construction of said railway. February 6, 1897 512 29 Stat. 512
  Chapter 172
   (Session 2)
Obscene literature, etc. AN ACT to prevent the carrying of obscene literature and articles designed for indecent and immoral use from one State or Territory into another State or Territory. February 8, 1897 512 29 Stat. 512
  Chapter 173
   (Session 2)
Bridge Sulphur River AN ACT to approve and ratify the construction of a bridge across the Sulphur River, in the State of Arkansas, by the Texarkana and Fort Smith Railway Company. February 8, 1897 513 29 Stat. 513
  Chapter 174
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Sabine Ricer AN ACT to authorize the construction by the Kansas City, Shreveport and Gulf Railroad Company of a bridge across the Sabine River between the States of Louisiana and Texas. February 8, 1897 513 29 Stat. 513
  Chapter 175
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Missouri Ricer AN ACT to amend the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near the city of Lexington, Missouri," approved July twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. February 8, 1897 514 29 Stat. 514
  Chapter 176
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Ouachita River AN ACT to authorize the mayor and city council of Monroe, and the police jury of the parish of Ouachita, Louisiana, to construct a traffic bridge across the Ouachita River opposite said city. February 8, 1897 515 29 Stat. 515
  Chapter 177
   (Session 2)
American register, "Lichtenfels Brothers." AN ACT to provide an American register for the bark Ceres. February 8, 1897 516 29 Stat. 516
  Chapter 178
   (Session 2)
United States courts, Texas AN ACT to constitute a new division of the eastern judicial district of Texas, and to provide for the holding of terms of court at Beaumont, Texas, and for the appointment of a clerk for said court. February 8, 1897 516 29 Stat. 516
  Chapter 179
   (Session 2)
Company I, Seventh Iowa Infantry AN ACT to correct the muster roll of Company I of the Seventh Iowa Infantry Volunteers. February 8, 1897 517 29 Stat. 517
  Chapter 205
   (Session 2)
Volunteer Soldiers' Home, medical officers AN ACT to amend section forty-eight hundred and twenty-nine of the United States Revised Statutes concerning surgeons, assistant surgeons, and other medical officers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. February 9, 1897 517 29 Stat. 517
  Chapter 213
   (Session 2)
Louisiana, private land claims AN ACT to quiet title and possession with respect to certain unconfirmed and located private land claims in the State of Louisiana. February 10, 1897 517 29 Stat. 517
  Chapter 214
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, Military Academy AN ACT making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. February 10, 1897 518 29 Stat. 518
  Chapter 216
   (Session 2)
Public lands, mineral oil entries AN ACT to authorize the entry and patenting of lands containing petroleum and other mineral oils under the placer-mining laws of the United States. February 11, 1897 526 29 Stat. 526
  Chapter 221
   (Session 2)
Nary, passed assistant surgeons AN ACT to commission passed assistant surgeons in the United States Navy, and to provide for their examination preliminary to their promotion to the grade of surgeon. February 13, 1897 526 29 Stat. 526
  Chapter 222
   (Session 2)
American register, "Vila." AN ACT to provide American register for bark Vila. February 13, 1897 527 29 Stat. 527
  Chapter 223
   (Session 2)
Life-saving station, New Hampshire AN ACT to authorize the establishment of a life-saving station at or near Great Boars Head, on the coast of New Hampshire. February 13; 1897 527 29 Stat. 527
  Chapter 224
   (Session 2)
American register, "E. C. Mowatt." AN ACT to provide an. American register for the bark E. C. Mowatt, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. February 13, 1897 527 29 Stat. 527
  Chapter 228
   (Session 2)
Right of way, Gila River Indian Reservation AN ACT to grant to the Hudson Reservoir and Canal Company the right of way through the Gila River Indian Reservation. February 15, 1897 527 29 Stat. 527
  Chapter 229
   (Session 2)
Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., bridge AN ACT to amend so much of chapter one hundred and eighty-nine of the Statutes of the United States of America, passed at the third session of the Fifty-third Congress, and approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, as requires that the lower portion of the Rock Island Bridge shall not be occupied by any street railway company without paying a reasonable rent therefor. February 15, 1897 528 29 Stat. 528
  Chapter 230
   (Session 2)
Right of way, Oklahoma and Indian Territories AN ACT to extend and amend an Act entitled "An Act to grant the right of way to the Kansas, Oklahoma Central. and Southwestern Railway Company through the Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory, and for other purposes," approved December twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. February 15, 1897 529 29 Stat. 529
  Chapter 231
   (Session 2)
Inspectors of hulls and boilers AN ACT to amend "An Act to amend `An Act to amend section forty-four hundred of title fifty-two of the Revised Statutes of the United States, concerning the regulation of steam vessels,' approved August seventh, eighteen hundred and eighty-two," and also to amend section forty-four hundred and fourteen, title fifty-two, of the Revised Statutes, "Regulation of steam vessels." February 15, 1897 530 29 Stat. 530
  Chapter 234
   (Session 2)
Army, brevets for volunteer service AN ACT to provide for appointment by brevet of active or retired officers of the United States Army. February 15, 1897 530 29 Stat. 530
  Chapter 236
   (Session 2)
Deep Water Harbor Commission AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purports," passed finally June third, eighteen hundred and ninety-six. February 17, 1897 531 29 Stat. 531
  Chapter 237
   (Session 2)
Fart Lyon Reservation, Colo. AN ACT to permit a part of the Fort Lyon Military Reservation to be occupied, improved, and controlled for a soldiers' home by the State of Colorado. February 17, 1897 531 29 Stat. 531
  Chapter 288
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Arkansas River AN ACT authorizing the Cleveland Bridge Company to construct abridge across the Arkansas River between Pawnee County, Oklahoma, and the Osage Indian Reservation. February 17, 1897 531 29 Stat. 531
  Chapter 239
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Eastern Branch, D. C. AN ACT to authorize a survey for construction of a bridge across the Eastern Branch of the Potomac River in line with Massachusetts avenue extended eastward. February 17, 1897 532 29 Stat. 532
  Chapter 240
   (Session 2)
Bridges, Red River of the North AN ACT to authorize the construction by the Duluth and North Dakota Railroad Company of two bridges across the Red River of the North between the States of Minnesota and North Dakota. February 17, 1897 533 29 Stat. 533
  Chapter 241
   (Session 2)
Swamp land entries, Mississippi AN ACT to enable certain persons in the State of Mississippi to procure title to public lands. February 17, 1897 534 29 Stat. 534
  Chapter 242
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Tennessee River AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Chattanooga Western Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Tennessee River Dear Chattanooga," giving the said company more time in which to begin and complete said bridge. February 17, 1897 534 29 Stat. 534
  Chapter 243
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT to amend an act authorizing the West Braddock Bridge Company to construct a bridge over the Monongahela River from the borough of Rankin to Mifflin Township. February 17, 1897 535 29 Stat. 535
  Chapter 244
   (Session 2)
Eastchester Creek, N. Y. AN ACT relating to the improvement of Eastchester Creek, State of New York. February 17, 1897 535 29 Stat. 535
  Chapter 250
   (Session 2)
Public lands, settlers on forfeited land grants AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to forfeit certain lands heretofore granted for the purpose of aiding in the construction of railroads, and for other purposes," approved September twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and the several acts amendatory thereof. February 18, 1897 535 29 Stat. 535
  Chapter 251
   (Session 2)
Life-saving station, California AN ACT to provide a life-saving station at or near Point Arena, Mendocino County, in the State of California. February 18, 1897 536 29 Stat. 536
  Chapter 263
   (Session 2)
Circuit courts of appeals, fees and costs AN ACT to amend the Act creating the circuit court of appeals in regard to fees and costs, and for other purposes. February 19, 1897 536 29 Stat. 536
  Chapter 264
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, real property of lunatics AN ACT conferring jurisdiction upon the supreme court of the District of Columbia, having general equity jurisdiction, to decree the sale. lease or surrender of any lease of real estate in said District, belonging to insane persons, for purpose of reinvestment, and for other purposes. February 19, 1897 536 29 Stat. 536
  Chapter 265
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, legislative, executive, and judicial AN ACT making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes. February 19, 1897 538 29 Stat. 538
  Chapter 267
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, North Capitol street AN ACT to extend North Capitol street northward through the property of the Prospect Hill Cemetery, to pay for land to be taken for such purpose, and for other purposes. February 20, 1897 578 29 Stat. 578
  Chapter 268
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, diplomatic and consular AN ACT making appropriations for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. February 20, 1897 579 29 Stat. 579
  Chapter 269
   (Session 2)
United States courts, Arkansas AN ACT to reorganize the judicial districts of Arkansas, and for other purposes. February 20, 1897 590 29 Stat. 590
  Chapter 308
   (Session 2)
Right of way, Indian reservations, Minn. AN ACT to extend the time for the completion of the Saint Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway Company through the White Earth, Leech Lake, Chippewa, and Fond du Lac Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota. February 23, 1897 592 29 Stat. 592
  Chapter 310
   (Session 2)
Springfield rifles to militia AN ACT authorizing the Secretary of War to issue Springfield rifles to each State and Territory for the National Guards thereof, in exchange for other rifles now held. February 24, 1897 592 29 Stat. 592
  Chapter 311
   (Session 2)
Volunteer officers' rank AN ACT to provide for the relief of certain officers and enlisted men of the volunteer forces. February 24, 1897 593 29 Stat. 593
  Chapter 312
   (Session 2)
Light-house, Orient Point, N. F AN ACT providing for the erection of a light-house at Orient Point, Long Island, New York. February 24, 1897 593 29 Stat. 593
  Chapter 313
   (Session 2)
Public lands, forest fires AN ACT to prevent forest fires on the public domain. February 24, 1897 594 29 Stat. 594
  Chapter 315
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, pool tables, etc. AN ACT to license billiard and pool tables in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. February 25, 1897 594 29 Stat. 594
  Chapter 316
   (Session 2)
United States courts, purchasing claims AN ACT to prevent the purchasing of or speculating in claims against the Federal Government by United States officers. February 25, 1897 595 29 Stat. 595
  Chapter 317
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Monongahela river AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge over the Monongahela River from the city of McKeesport to the township of Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. February 25, 1897 595 29 Stat. 595
  Chapter 332
   (Session 2)
Fort Smith, Ark., reservation AN ACT for the better improvement of the Government reservation at the city of Fort Smith, in the State of Arkansas, and for other purposes. February 26, 1897 596 29 Stat. 596
  Chapter 333
   (Session 2)
Mississippi River, Pass a Loutre AN ACT to provide for closing the crevasse in Pass a Loutre, one of the outlets of the Mississippi River. February 26, 1897 597 29 Stat. 597
  Chapter 334
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Alabama River AN ACT to authorize the Montgomery, Hayneville and Camden Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Alabama River between Lower Peachtree and Prairie Bluff, Alabama. February 26, 1897 598 29 Stat. 598
  Chapter 335
   (Session 2)
Right of way, reservoir sites AN ACT to provide for the use and occupation of reservoir sites reserved. February 26, 1897 599 29 Stat. 599
  Chapter 336
   (Session 2)
Fallen timber, Florida AN ACT concerning certain homestead lands in Florida. February 26, 1897 599 29 Stat. 599
  Chapter 340
   (Session 2)
Postal service, registered mail indemnity AN ACT to amend the postal laws, providing limited indemnity for loss of registered mail matter. February 27, 1897 599 29 Stat. 599
  Chapter 341
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, district attorney AN ACT to remove doubts as to the power of the supreme court of the District of Columbia to provide for a vacancy in the office of attorney of the United States for the District of Columbia. February 27, 1897 600 29 Stat. 600
  Chapter 342
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, Metropolitan street railroad AN ACT to authorize the extension of the lines of the Metropolitan Railroad Company, of the District of Columbia. February 27, 1897 600 29 Stat. 600
  Chapter 353
   (Session 2)
Right of way, Fort Spokane Reservation, Wash. AN ACT to grant a right of way through the Fort Spokane Military Reservation, in the State of Washington, to the Saint Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway Company. March 2, 1897 600 29 Stat. 600
  Chapter 354
   (Session 2)
National banks, in receivers' hands AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act authorizing the appointment of receivers of national banks, and for other purposes," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, as amended by an Act approved August third, eighteen hundred and ninety-two. March 2, 1897 600 29 Stat. 600
  Chapter 355
   (Session 2)
Flathead land district, Mont. AN ACT to establish an additional land office in the State of Montana. March 2, 1897 602 29 Stat. 602
  Chapter 356
   (Session 2)
Sugar Loaf Reservoir site, Colo. AN ACT to vacate Sugar Loaf Reservoir site in Colorado and to restore the lands contained in the same to entry. March 2, 1897 603 29 Stat. 603
  Chapter 357
   (Session 2)
Bridge Saint Lawrence River AN ACT to authorize the construction and maintenance of a bridge across the Saint Lawrence River. March 2, 1897 603 29 Stat. 603
  Chapter 358
   (Session 2)
Spurious teas AN ACT to prevent the importation of impure and unwholesome tea. March 2, 1897 604 29 Stat. 604
  Chapter 359
   (Session 2)
Interstate National Bank AN ACT to provide for the removal of the Interstate National Bank of Kansas City, from Kansas City, Kansas, to Kansas City, Missouri. March 2, 1897 607 29 Stat. 607
  Chapter 360
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, police court AN ACT to amend section four of an Act entitled "An Act to define the jurisdiction of the police court of the District of Columbia." March 2, 1897 607 29 Stat. 607
  Chapter 361
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, removing snow, etc. AN ACT for the removal of snow and ice from the sidewalks, crosswalks, and gutters in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. March 2, 1897 608 29 Stat. 608
  Chapter 362
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, Army AN ACT making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. March 2, 1807 609 29 Stat. 609
  Chapter 363
   (Session 2)
Territories, alien ownership of lands AN ACT to better define and regulate the rights of aliens to hId nod own real estate in the Territories. March 2, 1897 618 29 Stat. 618
  Chapter 364
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, false inspectors AN ACT to punish the impersonation of inspectors of the health and other departments of the District of Columbia. March 2, 1897 619 29 Stat. 619
  Chapter 365
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, Graceland Cemetery AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to prohibit the interment of bodies in Graceland Cemetery, in the District of Columbia," passed August third, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. March 2, 1897 620 29 Stat. 620
  Chapter 366
   (Session 2)
United States courts, Utah AN ACT to provide times and places for holding terms of the United States courts in Utah. March 2, 1897 620 29 Stat. 620
  Chapter 372
   (Session 2)
National military parks, trespassing AN ACT to prevent trespassing upon and providing for the protection of national military parks. March 3, 1897 621 29 Stat. 621
  Chapter 373
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Alabama river AN ACT to amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Montgomery Bridge Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Alabama River near the city of Montgomery, Alabama," approved March first, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. March 3, 1897 622 29 Stat. 622
  Chapter 374
   (Session 2)
Atlantic acid Pacific Railroad purchasers AN ACT to define the rights of purchasers under mortgages authorized by an Act of Congress approved April twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, concerning the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company. March 3, 1897 622 29 Stat. 622
  Chapter 375
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, Potomac Park AN ACT declaring the Potomac Flats a public park, under the name of the Potomac Park. March 3, 1897 624 29 Stat. 624
  Chapter 376
   (Session 2)
International monetary conference AN ACT to provide for the representation of the United States by commissioners at any international monetary conference hereafter to be called, and to enable the President to otherwise promote an international agreement. March 3, 1897 624 29 Stat. 624
  Chapter 377
   (Session 2)
Mutilated coins, passing AN ACT to amend section fifty-four hundred and fifty-nine of the Revised Statutes, prescribing the punishment for mutilating United States coins and for littering or passing or attempting to utter or pass such mutilated coins. March 3, 1897 625 29 Stat. 625
  Chapter 378
   (Session 2)
National cemeteries, burial of nurses AN ACT to amend section forty-eight hundred and seventy-eight of the Revised Statutes relating to burials in national cemeteries. March 3, 1897 625 29 Stat. 625
  Chapter 379
   (Session 2)
Distilled spirits, bottling AN ACT to allow the bottling of distilled spirits in bond. March 3, 1897 626 29 Stat. 626
  Chapter 380
   (Session 2)
Light-houses, etc., Florida AN ACT to provide for light-houses and other aids to navigation. March 3, 18977 628 29 Stat. 628
  Chapter 381
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Bridge, Yazoo River AN ACT to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Yazoo River at or near the city of Greenwood, in Leflore County, in the State of Mississippi. March 3, 1897 628 29 Stat. 628
  Chapter 382
   (Session 2)
Fraternal beneficial associations AN ACT regulating fraternal beneficial associations in the District of Columbia. March 3, 1897 630 29 Stat. 630
  Chapter 383
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, contagious diseases AN ACT to prevent the spread of contagious diseases in the District of Columbia. March 3, 1897 635 29 Stat. 635
  Chapter 384
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, fortifications AN ACT making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the procurement of heavy ordnance for trial and service, and for other purposes. March 3, 1897 641 29 Stat. 641
  Chapter 385
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, postal service AN ACT making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. March 3 1897 644 29 Stat. 644
  Chapter 386
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Appropriations, Navy AN ACT making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes. March 3, 1897 648 29 Stat. 648
  Chapter 387
   (Session 2)
Appropriations, District of Columbia AN ACT making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes. March 3, 1897 665 29 Stat. 665
  Chapter 388
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Mississippi River AN ACT authorizing the construction of a bridge over the Mississippi River to the city of Saint Louis, in the State of Missouri, from some suitable point between the north line of Saint Clair County, Illinois, and the southwest line of said county. March 3, 1897 685 29 Stat. 685
  Chapter 389
   (Session 2)
Navigation laws AN ACT to amend the laws relating to navigation. March 3, 1897 687 29 Stat. 687
  Chapter 390
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, court of appeals AN ACT to authorize the Supreme Court of the United States to issue writs of certiorari to the court of appeals of the District of Columbia in the same cases and manner that it may do in respect of the circuit court of appeals. March 3, 1897 692 29 Stat. 692
  Chapter 391
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Patents AN ACT revising and amending the statutes relating to patents. March 3, 1897 692 29 Stat. 692
  Chapter 392
   (Session 2)
Copyrights AN ACT to amend title sixty, chapter three, of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to copyrights. March 3, 1897 694 29 Stat. 694
  Chapter 393
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, health records transcripts AN ACT authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to charge a fee for the issuance of transcripts from the records of the health department. March 3, 1897 695 29 Stat. 695
  Chapter 394
   (Session 2)
Opium, sale of forfeited AN ACT to amend section forty of "An Act to reduce the revenue and equalize duties on imports, and for other purposes," approved October first, eighteen hundred and ninety, so as to authorize the sale of forfeited domestic smoking opium to the highest bidder. March 3, 1897 695 29 Stat. 695
  Chapter 395
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Patents, infringement suits AN ACT defining the jurisdiction of the United States circuit courts in cases brought for the infringement of letters patent. March 3, 1897 695 29 Stat. 695
  Chapter 396
   (Session 2)
Right of way, Fort Morgan, Ala. AN ACT to repeal chapter one thousand and sixty-one, Fiftieth Congress, approved October first. eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, being an Act to grant right of way through the military reservation at Fort Morgan to the Birmingham, Mobile and Navy Cove Harbor Railway Company, and for other purposes. March 3, 1897 696 29 Stat. 696
  Chapter 397
   (Session 2)
Bridge, Monongahela River AN ACT to revive and reenact a law to authorize the Pittsburg, Monongahela and Wheeling Railroad Company to construct a bridge over the Monongahela River. March 3, 1897 696 29 Stat. 696
  Joint Res. 1
   (Session 2)
December salaries, 1896, Congressional employees JOINT RESOLUTION to pay the officers and employees of the Senate and House of Representatives their respective salaries for the month of December, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, on the eighteenth day of said month. December 26, 1896 697 29 Stat. 697
  Joint Res. 2
   (Session 2)
Alcohol in the arts, commission JOINT RESOLUTION continuing in force section two of the Act approved June third, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, entitled "An Act to repeal section sixty-one of 'An Act to reduce taxation, to provide revenue for the Government, and for other purposes,'" which became a law August twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. January 8, 1897 697 29 Stat. 697
  Joint Res. 3
   (Session 2)
Alcohol in the arts, commission JOINT RESOLUTIONJOINT RESOLUTION continuing in force section two of the Act approved June third, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, entitled "An Act to repeal section sixty-one of 'An Act to reduce taxation, to provide revenue for the Government, and for other purposes,'" which became a law August twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four. January 8, 1897 697 29 Stat. 697
  Joint Res. 4
   (Session 2)
Inaugural ceremonies, temporary tracks JOINT RESOLUTION to permit railroads in the District to occupy additional parts of streets to accommodate the traveling public attending the inaugural ceremonies. January 16, 1897 697 29 Stat. 697
  Joint Res. 5
   (Session 2)
Tennessee Centennial Exposition, Government building JOINT RESOLUTION providing for the erection of a Government building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. January 21, 1897 698 29 Stat. 698
  Joint Res. 7
   (Session 2)
Fort Bidwell Indian school, Cal. JOINT RESOLUTION to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to use Fort Bidwell for an Indian training school. January 30, 1897 698 29 Stat. 698
  Joint Res. 8
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, Eckington and Belt railroads JOINT RESOLUTION extending time for compliance by Eckington and Soldiers' Home Railway Company and the Belt Railway Company with provisions of section one of an Act entitled an Act to extend the routes of said railway companies, and so forth, approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six. February 3, 1897 698 29 Stat. 698
  Joint Res. 9
   (Session 2)
Inaugural ceremonies, use of reservations, etc. JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of War to grant permits to the executive committee on inaugural ceremonies for use of reservations or public spaces in city of Washington on the occasion of the inauguration of the President-elect on March fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and so forth. February 6, 1897 699 29 Stat. 699
  Joint Res. 10
   (Session 2)
Consular Regulations, 1896 JOINT RESOLUTION providing for the printing of the Consular Regulations of eighteen hundred and ninety-six. February 13, 1897 700 29 Stat. 700
  Joint Res. 11
   (Session 2)
National Soldiers' Home, manager JOINT RESOLUTION for appointment of a member of Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. February 15, 1897 700 29 Stat. 700
  Joint Res. 12
   (Session 2)
Congressional Record, to members of the press JOINT RESOLUTION to furnish the daily Congressional Record to members Of the press, and so forth. February 17, 1897 700 29 Stat. 700
  Joint Res. 13
   (Session 2)
Geological map JOINT RESOLUTION providing for the distribution of the maps and atlases of the United States Geological Survey. February 18, 1897 701 29 Stat. 701
  Joint Res. 14
   (Session 2)
Inaugural ceremonies, Senate expenses JOINT RESOLUTION to enable the Secretary of the Senate to pay the expenses of the inaugural ceremonies. February 19, 1897 701 29 Stat. 701
  Joint Res. 15
   (Session 2)
India famine JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to transport contributions for the relief of the suffering poor of India. February 19, 1897 701 29 Stat. 701
  Joint Res. 16
   (Session 2)
District of Columbia, farmers JOINT RESOLUTION for the relief of farmers and truckmen in the city of Washington, District of Columbia. February 20, 1897 702 29 Stat. 702
  Joint Res. 17
   (Session 2)
Right of way, Indian reservations, Minn. JOINT RESOLUTION to amend an act granting to the Duluth and Winnipeg Railroad Company a right of way through the Chippewa and White Earth Indian reservations in the State of Minnesota. February 23, 1897 702 29 Stat. 702
  Joint Res. 18
   (Session 2)
Needlework, free entry JOINT RESOLUTION admitting free of duty needlework and similar articles imported by New York Association of Sewing Schools for exhibition purposes. February 24, 1897 703 29 Stat. 703
  Joint Res. 19
   (Session 2)
Grand Army encampment, tents JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver to the mayor of Buffalo tents, in loan, for the convenience of the Grand Army of the Republic at its annual encampment, to be held this year at that city. February 24, 1897 703 29 Stat. 703
  Joint Res. 20
   (Session 2)
Grand Army encampment, condemned cannon JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver a condemned cannon to the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, to be held at Buffalo. February 26, 1897 703 29 Stat. 703
  Joint Res. 21
   (Session 2)
Foreign passport regulations JOINT RESOLUTION providing for printing the reports from diplomatic and consular officers of the United States on the passport regulations of foreign countries. February 26, 1897 704 29 Stat. 704
  Joint Res. 23
   (Session 2)
Greater Republic of Central America, army detail JOINT RESOLUTION to enable the Secretary of War to detail an officer of the United Staten Army to accept a position tinder the Government.,of the Greater Republic of Central America. March 3, 1897 704 29 Stat. 704
  Joint Res. 24
   (Session 2)
Index of Government publications, 1881-1893 JOINT RESOLUTION providing for a comprehensive index to Government publications from eighteen hundred and eighty-one to eighteen hundred and ninety-three. March 3, 1897 704 29 Stat. 704
  Pres. Proc. 1 PROCLAMATION. Opening to entry lands ceded by Yankton tribe of Sioux Indians in South Dakota. May 16, 1895 865 29 Stat. 865
  Pres. Proc. 2 PROCLAMATION. Opening to entry lands ceded by Indians on the Siletz Indian Reservation, Oreg. May 16, 1895 866 29 Stat. 866
  Pres. Proc. 3 PROCLAMATION. Opening to entry lands ceded by Kickapoo Indians in Oklahoma. May 18, 1895 868 29 Stat. 868
  Pres. Proc. 4 PROCLAMATION. Announcing civil disturbances in Cuba and warning citizens not to violate neutrality laws..June 12, 1895 870 29 Stat. 870
  Pres. Proc. 5 PROCLAMATION. Extending copyright benefits to subjects of Spain. July 10, 1895 29 Stat. 871
  Pres. Proc. 6 PROCLAMATION. Designating Thursday, November 28, 1895, as Thanksgiving Day. November 4, 1895 871 29 Stat. 871
  Pres. Proc. 7 PROCLAMATION. Suspending the prohibition of the importation of neat cattle and hides from certain countries. November 8, 1895 871 29 Stat. 872
  Pres. Proc. 8 PROCLAMATION. Opening to entry lands ceded by Nez Perce Indiana in Idaho. November 8, 1895 887723 29 Stat. 873
  Pres. Proc. 9 PROCLAMATION. Announcing the admission of Utah as a State. January 4, 1896 876 29 Stat. 876
  Pres. Proc. 10 PROCLAMATION. Extending copyright benefits to citizens of Mexico. February 27, 1896 877 29 Stat. 877
  Pres. Proc. 11 PROCLAMATION. Withdrawing lands in Greer County, Okla., from entry. March 16, 1896 878 29 Stat. 878
  Pres. Proc. 12 PROCLAMATION. Declaring that persons violating laws for the protection of fur-bearing animals in North Pacific 29 Stat. 878
  Pres. Proc. 13 PROCLAMATION. Ocean and Bering Sea will be punished. April 14, 1896 878 Extending copyright benefits to citizens of Chile. May 25, 1896 880 29 Stat. 880
  Pres. Proc. 14 PROCLAMATION. Announcing continued civil disturbance in Cuba, and warning all persons in the United States not to violate neutrality laws. July 27, 1896 881 29 Stat. 881
  Pres. Proc. 15 PROCLAMATION. Designating Thursday, November 26, 1896, as Thanksgiving Day. November 4, 1896 882 29 Stat. 882
  Pres. Proc. 16 PROCLAMATION. Designating lands in Alaska reserved to the Greek Oriental Church. November 14 1896 883 29 Stat. 883
  Pres. Proc. 17 PROCLAMATION. Revoking suspension of tonnage duty on vessels from Germany. December 3, 1896 884 29 Stat. 884
  Pres. Proc. 18 PROCLAMATION. Declaring July 1, 1897, as the day when international regulations for preventing collisions at sea shall take effect. December 31, 1896 885 29 Stat. 885
  Pres. Proc. 19 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart San Jacinto Forest Reserve, California. February 22, 1897 893 29 Stat. 893
  Pres. Proc. 20 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Uintah Forest Reserve, Utah. February 22, 1897 895 29 Stat. 895
  Pres. Proc. 21 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Mount Rainier Forest Reserve, Washington. February 22, 1897 896 29 Stat. 896
  Pres. Proc. 22 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Stanilaus Forest Reserve, California. February 22, 1897 898 29 Stat. 898
  Pres. Proc. 23 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Bitter Root Forest Reserve, Idaho and Montana. February 22, 1897 899 29 Stat. 899
  Pres. Proc. 24 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Olympic Forest Reserve, Washington. February 22, 1897 901 29 Stat. 901
  Pres. Proc. 25 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Black Hills Forest Reserve, South Dakota. February 22, 1897 902 29 Stat. 902
  Pres. Proc. 26 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Priest River Forest Reserve, Idaho and Washington. February 22, 1897 903 29 Stat. 903
  Pres. Proc. 27 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Washington Forest Reserve, Washington. February 22, 1897 904 29 Stat. 905
  Pres. Proc. 28 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Teton Forest Reserve, Wyoming. February 22, 1897 906 29 Stat. 906
  Pres. Proc. 29 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Lewis and Clarke Forest Reserve, Montana. February 22, 1897 907 29 Stat. 907
  Pres. Proc. 30 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Big Horn Forest Reserve. Wyoming. February 22, 1897 29 Stat. 909
  Pres. Proc. 31 PROCLAMATION. Setting apart Flathead Forest Reserve, Montana. February 22, 1897 911 29 Stat. 911