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Acts Passed at the First Session of the Sixth Congress of the United States: Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, on Monday, the Second of December, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Nine

United States. Congress; United States. President (1797-1801 : Adams); United States
Format
Book; Government Document
Published
Richmond [Va.]: : Printed by Meriwether Jones, printer to the Commonwealth., MDCCC. [1800]
Language
English
Uniform Title
Laws, etc. (Acts 1799-1800)
Contents
  • I. An act for reviving and continuing suits and proceedings in the Circuit Court for the District of Pennsylvania
  • II. An act extending the privilege of franking to William Henry Harrison, the delegate from the territory of the United States, northwest of the Ohio; and making provision for his compensation
  • III. An Act supplementary to the act, intituled "An act to provide for the valuation of Lands and Dwelling-houses, and the enumeration of Slaves, within the United States"
  • IV. An Act for the relief of persons imprisoned for Debt
  • V. An Act for the preservation of peace with the Indian tribes
  • VI. An Act to repeal part of an act, intituled "An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the forfeitures, penalties and disabilities, accruing in certain cases therein mentioned, and to continue in force the residue of the same."
  • VII. An Act for the relief of John Vaughan
  • VIII. An Act giving further time to the holders of Military Warrants, to register, and locate the same
  • An Act to suspend in part, an act, intituled "An act to augment the Army of the United States; and for other purposes."
  • X. An Act further to suspend the commercial intercourse between the United States and France, and the dependencies thereof
  • XI. An Act for the relief of James Yard
  • XII. An Act providing for the second Census or enumeration of the Inhabitants of the United States
  • XIII. An Act in addition to an act intituled "An act regulating the grants of land appropriated for Military services, and for the Society of the United Brethren for propagating the Gospel among the Heathen."
  • XIV. An Act providing for Salvage in cases of Recapture
  • XV. An Act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the States of Maryland and Georgia
  • XVI. An Act to alter the times of holding the District Court in North Carolina
  • XVII. An Act for the relief of Campbell Smith.
  • XVIII. An Act to extend the privilege of franking letters and packages to Martha Washington
  • XIX. An Act to establish an uniform System of Bankruptcy throughout the United States
  • XX. An Act to discharge Robert Sturgeon from his imprisonment
  • XXI. An Act to allow a drawback of duties on goods exported to New Orleans, and therein to amend the act intituled "An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage."
  • XXII. An Act to continue in force "An act concerning certain fisheries of the United States, and for the regulation and government of the fishermen employed therein," and for other purposes therein mentioned
  • XXIII. An Act to alter the form of certain oaths and affirmations directed to be taken by the act intituled "An act providing for the second census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States."
  • XXIV. An Act for the relief of the corporation of Rhode-Island college
  • XXV. An Act to extend the privilege of obtaining patents for useful discoveries and inventions, to certain persons therein mentioned, and to enlarge and define the penalties for violating the rights of patentees
  • XXVI. An Act to fix the compensation of the Paymaster-General, and Assistant to the Adjutant-General
  • XXVII. An Act to continue in force the act intituled "An act to authorize the defence of the merchant vessels of the United States against French depredations."
  • XXVIII. An Act to continue in force, for a limited time, an act intituled "An act to prescribe the mode of taking evidence in cases of contested elections for members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and to compel the attendance of witnesses."
  • XXIX. An Act fixing the rank and pay of the commanding officer of the Corps of Marines
  • XXX. An Act supplementary to the Act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve peace on the Frontiers
  • XXXI. An Act to establish a general Stamp Office
  • XXXII. An Act to alter and to establish sundry Post Roads
  • XXXIII. An Act for the better government of the Navy of the United States
  • XXXIV. An Act respecting the Mint
  • XXXV. An Act to continue in force the act in addition to the act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States
  • XXXVI. An Act to repeal the act laying Duties on mills and implements employed in the manufacture of Snuff
  • XXXVII. An Act to make further provision for the removal and accommodation of the Government of the United States
  • XXXVIII. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to accept, for the United States, a cession of jurisdiction of the territory west of Pennsylvania, commonly called the Western Reserve of Connecticut
  • XXXIX. An Act to provide for rebuilding the Lighthouse at New London; for the support of a Lighthouse at Clark's Point; for the erection and support of a Lighthouse at Wigwam Point, and for other purposes
  • XL. An Act supplementary to the laws now in force, fixing the Compensations of the officers of the Senate and House of Representative
  • XLI. An Act to divide the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio, into two separate governments
  • XLII. An Act to enable the President of the United States to borrow money for the public service
  • XLIII. An Act to continue in force "An act laying an additional duty on Salt imported into the United States, and for other purposes."
  • XLIV. An Act to authorize the allowance of a credit to William Tazewell
  • XLV. An Act to authorize the sale and conveyance of lands, in certain cases, by the Marshals of the United States, and to confirm former sales
  • XLVI. An Act for the regulation of public Arsenals and Magazines
  • XLVII. An Act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred
  • XLVIII. An Act making appropriations for the Military Establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred
  • XLIX. An Act to establish the district of Kennebunk, and to annex Lyme to New London; and to alter the district of Bermuda Hundred and City Point; and therein to amend the act intituled "An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage."
  • L. An Act supplemental to the act intituled "An act for an amicable settlement of limits with the State of Georgia; and authorizing the establishment of a Government in the Mississippi territory."
  • LI. An Act in addition to the act intituled "An act to prohibit the carrying on the Slave Trade from the United States to any foreign place or country."
  • LII. An Act for the relief of Ithamar Canfield
  • LIII. An Act to provide for equalizing the valuations of unseated lands
  • LIV. An Act supplementary to an act, intituled "An Act to establish the compensation of the officers employed in the collection of the duties on impost and tonnage."
  • LV. An Act to amend the an act intituled "An Act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States, in the territory northwest of the Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river."
  • LVI. An Act to ascertain the compensation of public Ministers
  • LVII. An Act to make appropriations for the Navy of the United States, during the year one thousand eight hundred
  • LVIII. An Act supplementary to the act entitled "An act to establish the Treasury Department."
  • LIX. An Act to authorize the issuing certain Patents
  • LX. An Act to enlarge the powers of Surveyors of the Revenue
  • LXI. An Act to amend an act intituled "An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States."
  • LXII. An Act to appropriate a certain sum of money to defray the expense of holding a treaty or treaties with the Indians
  • LXIII. An Act directing the payment of a detachment of the militia under the command of Major Thomas Johnson, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four
  • LXIV. An Act to retain a further sum on drawbacks for the expenses incident to the allowance and payment thereof, and in lieu of stamp duties on debentur
  • LXV. An Act to authorize certain expenditures, and to make certain appropriations for the year one thousand eight hundred
  • LXVI. An Act to lay additional duties on certain articles imported
  • LXVII. An Act appointing the time, and directing the place of the next meeting of Congress
  • LXVIII. An Act to make provision relative to rations for Indians, and to their visits to the seat of Government
  • LXIX. An Act supplementary to the act to suspend part of an act, intituled "An act to augment the Army of the United States, and for other purposes."
  • LXX. An Act supplementary to the act establishing the Mint, and regulating the coins of the United States
  • LXXI. An Act to make further provision for the children of colonel John Harding, and major Alexander Trueman, deceased
  • Resolutions [1-5]
  • Treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America, and the Kingdom of Tunis.
Description
106, [2] p. ; 35 cm (fol.)
Notes
  • Signatures: [A]́ B-2A² [2B]-[2C]²
  • Last two gatherings containing resolutions [3]-[5], treaty of peace and the table of contents unsigned.
  • Printed marginalia.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Unbound. unstitched. Three small stab-holes in the margin. Housd in a navy blue cloth covered folder and a matching quarter navy blue morocco slipcase. Gilt stamped spine title on the case: U.S. Congress First Session Sixth Congress Richmond 1800. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. This copy recataloged through a generous grant from the McGregor Fund.
Cited in
English short title catalogue, W14745
Evans, C. American bibliography, 38703
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    a| XXIX. An Act fixing the rank and pay of the commanding officer of the Corps of Marines -- XXX. An Act supplementary to the Act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian Tribes, and to preserve peace on the Frontiers -- XXXI. An Act to establish a general Stamp Office -- XXXII. An Act to alter and to establish sundry Post Roads -- XXXIII. An Act for the better government of the Navy of the United States -- XXXIV. An Act respecting the Mint -- XXXV. An Act to continue in force the act in addition to the act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States -- XXXVI. An Act to repeal the act laying Duties on mills and implements employed in the manufacture of Snuff -- XXXVII. An Act to make further provision for the removal and accommodation of the Government of the United States -- XXXVIII. An Act to authorize the President of the United States to accept, for the United States, a cession of jurisdiction of the territory west of Pennsylvania, commonly called the Western Reserve of Connecticut -- XXXIX. An Act to provide for rebuilding the Lighthouse at New London; for the support of a Lighthouse at Clark's Point; for the erection and support of a Lighthouse at Wigwam Point, and for other purposes -- XL. An Act supplementary to the laws now in force, fixing the Compensations of the officers of the Senate and House of Representative
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