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Session 1 (1856)

Chapter 1 An Act to refund and remit the Duties on Arms imported by States. Jul 10, 1861 PDF, 77KB
Chapter 2 An Act to provide for the Payment of the Militia and Volunteers called into the Service of the United States from the Time they were called into Service to the thirtieth Day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 13, 1861 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 3 An Act further to provide for the Collection of Duties on Imports, and for other Purposes. Jul 13, 1861 PDF, 388KB
Chapter 4 An Act to provide for the Appointment of Assistant Paymasters in the Navy. Jul 17, 1861 PDF, 211KB
Chapter 5 An Act to authorize a National Loan and for other Purposes. Jul 17, 1861 PDF, KB
Chapter 6 An Act making additional Appropriations of the Support of the Army for the fiscal Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and Appropriations of Arrearages for the fiscal Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 17, 1861 PDF, 372KB
Chapter 7 An Act to alter and regulate Navy Ration. Jul 18, 1861 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 8 An Act making additional Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and Appropriations of Arrearages for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 18, 1861 PDF, 380KB
Chapter 9 An Act to authorize the Employment of Volunteers to aid in enforcing the Laws and protecting Public Property. Jul 22, 1861 PDF, 410KB
Chapter 10 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to remit Fines and Penalties incurred in certain Cases. Jul 24, 1861 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 11 An Act making additional Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, Appropriations of Arrearages for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 24, 1861 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 12 An Act in Relation to forwarding Soldiers' Letters. Jul 24, 1861 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 13 An Act to provide for the temporary Increase of the Navy. Jul 24, 1861 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 14 An Act for the Relief of the Widows and Orphans of the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of the United States Sloop-of war Levant, and for other Purposes. Jul 24, 1861 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 15 An Act for the Relief of certain Musicians and Soldiers stationed at Fort Sumter, in South Carolina. Jul 24, 1861 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 16 An Act for the Relief of the Ohio and other Volunteers. Jul 24, 1861 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 17 An Act in addition to the "Act to authorize the Employment of Volunteers to aid in enforcing the Laws and protecting Private Property," approved July twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 25, 1861 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 18 An Act to refund Duties on Arms imported by States. Jul 25, 1861 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 19 An Act for the better Organization of the Marine Corps. Jul 25, 1861 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 20 An Act relative to the Revenue Marine, to fix the Compensation of the Officers thereof, and for other Purposes. Jul 25, 1861 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 21 An Act to indemnify the State for Expenses incurred by them in Defense of the United States. Jul 27, 1861 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 22 An Act making additional Appropriations for the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses of the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and Appropriations of Arrearages for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 27, 1861 PDF, 347KB
Chapter 23 An Act to provide for the Payment of the Police organized by the United States for the City of Baltimore, and to enable the Mint to furnish small Gold Coins, and to provide for the Manufacture or Purchase of Field Signals. Jul 27, 1861 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 24 An Act to increase the present Military Establishment of the United States. Jul 29, 1861 PDF, 294KB
Chapter 25 An Act to provide for the Suppression of Rebellion against and Resistance to the Laws of the United States, and to amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union," etc., passed February twenty-eight, seventeen hundred and ninety-five. Jul 29, 1861 PDF, 202KB
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 An Act authorizing the Appointment of an Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and fixing the Salary of the same, and for other Purposes. Jul 31, 1861 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 28 An Act making an Appropriation to pay the Expenses of transporting and delivering Arms and Munitions of War to the loyal Citizens of the States of which the Inhabitants now are or hereafter maybe in Rebellion against the Government of the United States, and to provide for the Expense of organizing them into Companies, Battalions, Regiment, or otherwise, for their own Protection against domestic Violence, Insurrection, Invasions, or Rebellion. Jul 31, 1861 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 29 An Act making an Appropriation for the Purchase of Arms for the Volunteers and Regular Troops of the United States. Jul 31, 1861 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 30 An Act providing a Commission to examine and report as to the Compensation of all Officers of the Government, and for other Purposes. Jul 31, 1861 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 31 An Act to increase the Medical Corps of the Navy. Jul 31, 1861 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 32 An Act in addition to an Act entitled "An Act further to provide for the Collection of Duties on Imports, and for other Purposes," approved July thirteenth, A.D.eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 31, 1861 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 33 And Act to define and punish certain Conspiracies. Jul 31, 1861 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 34 An Act authorizing  the Secretary of War to reimburse Volunteers for Expenses incurred in employing regimental and other Bands, and for other Purposes. Jul 31, 1861 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 35 An Act to increase the Consular Representation of the United States during the present Insurrection. Aug 2, 1861 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 36 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act supplementary to the Act entitled 'An Act providing for a Naval Peace Establishment and for other Purposes,' passed March twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and four."  Aug 2, 1861 PDF, 109KB
Chapter 37 An Act concerning the Attorney-General and the Attorneys and Marshals of the several Districts. Aug 2, 1861 PDF, 202KB
Chapter 38 An Act to provide for the Construction of one or more armored Ships and Floating Batteries, and for other Purposes. Aug 3, 1861 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 39 An Act to amend "An Act to prohibit the sale of Spirituous Liquors and Intoxicating Drinks in the District of Columbia, in certain Cases." Aug 3, 1861 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 40 An Act to provide for the Purchase of Arms, Ordnances, and Ordnance Stores. Aug 3, 1861 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 41 An Act to suspend in part the Operation of an Act entitled "An Act relating to Revenue Cutters and Steamers."  Aug 3, 1861 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 42 An Act providing for the better Organization of the Military Establishment. Aug 3, 1861 PDF, 511KB
Chapter 43 Private Law    
Chapter 44 An Act to prohibit the Sale of Spirituous Liquors and Intoxicating Drinks in the District of Columbia, in certain Cases. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 45 An Act to provide increased Revenue from Imports, to pay Interest on the Public Debt, and for other Purposes. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 2.09MB
Chapter 46 An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An Act to authorize a National Loan, and for other Purposes."  Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 214KB
Chapter 47 An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An Act to increase the present Military Establishment of the United States," approved July twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 48 An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An Act to protect the Commerce of the United States, and punish the Crime of Piracy."  Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 199KB
Chapter 49 An Act to reduce Consular Fees for Vessels running to or between Foreign Ports. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 50 An Act authorizing additional Enlistments in the Navy of the United States. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 51 An Act making further Appropriation for the Support of the Naval Service for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and for other Purposes. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 52 An Act making Appropriation to pay the Expenses of the Investigating Committees of the House of Representatives and Senate appointed the first Session of the Thirty-seventh Congress, and of the Commission authorized to examine and report as to the Compensation of all Officers of the Government. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 53 An Act authorizing the Construction of twelve small Side-wheel Steamers. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 54 An Act making Appropriations for Fortifications and for other Purposes. Aug 5, 1861 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 55 An Act in Relation to the Office of Attorney of the United States for the Southern District of New York. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, KB
Chapter 56 An Act to punish certain Crimes against the United States. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 57 An Act to promote the Efficiency of the Engineer and Topographical Engineer Corps, and for other Purposes. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 58 An Act to authorize an Increase in the Corps of Engineers and Topographical Engineers. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 111KB
Chapter 59 An Act to provide for holding the District and Circuit Courts in Judicial Districts during a temporary Vacancy of Judgeship. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 60 An Act to confiscate Property used for Insurrectionary Purposes. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 61 An Act relative to Appeals to the Supreme Court of the United States. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 62 An Act to create a Metropolitan Police District of the District of Columbia, and to establish a Police therefore. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 699KB
Chapter 63 An Act to increase the Pay of the Privates in the Regular Army and in the Volunteers in the Service of the United States, and for other Purposes. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 64 An Act requiring an Oath of Allegiance, and to Support the Constitution of the United States, to be administered to certain Persons in the civil Service of the United States. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 65 An Act explanatory of an Act entitled "An Act concerning the Attorney-General and the Attorneys and Marshals of the several Districts."  Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 66 And Act to provide for the Repairs of the Long Bridge across the Potomac River. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 67 An Act authorizing the Secretary of War to pay the Volunteers, who, under the Command of Charles W.White, and by Order of Brigadier-General T.A.Morris, enlisted to protect the Railroad Bridges and other Property, in the Vicinity of Oakland, Alleghany County, Maryland. Aug 6, 1861 PDF, 94KB

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Session 2 (1861 - 1862)

Chapter 1 An Act to further promote the Efficiency of the Navy. Dec 21, 1861 PDF, 167KB
Chapter 2 An Act to increase the Duties on Tea, Coffee, and Sugar. Dec 24, 1861 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 3 An Act relative to Courts-Martial in the Army. Dec 24, 1861 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 4 An Act to provide for Allotment Certificates among the Volunteer Forces. Dec 24, 1861 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 5 An Act making Appropriations for Gunboats on the Western Rivers. Dec 24, 1861 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 6 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Invalid and other Pensions of the United States for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Jan 8, 1862 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 7 Private Law    
Chapter 8 An Act to promote the Efficiency of the Dead Letter Office. Jan 21, 1862 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 9 An Act in Relation to the Letters of Sailors and Marines in the Service of the United States. Jan 21, 1862 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 10 An Act to authorize the President to appoint two additional Assistant Secretaries of War. Jan 22, 1862 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 11 An Act amending the Provisions of the second Section of the Act of January twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, enforcing the Attendance of Witness before Committees of either House of Congress. Jan 24, 1862 PDF, 105KB
Chapter 12 An Act authorizing an Increase of the Clerical Force in the War and Navy Departments. Jan 27, 1862 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 13 An Act to provide for the Protection of Overland Emigrants to California, Oregon, and Washington Territory. Jan 27, 1862 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 14 An Act to pay the Expenses of the special Committee of the House of Representatives, appointed July eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, to ascertain and report in regard to Contracts with any Department of the Government for Provisions, Supplies, Transportation, etc. Jan 31, 1862 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 15 An Act to authorize the President of the United States in certain Cases to take Possession of Railroads and Telegraph Lines, and for other Purposes. Jan 31, 1862 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 An Act making Appropriations for the Consular and Diplomatic Expenses of the Government for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and additional Appropriations for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Feb 4, 1862 PDF, 263KB
Chapter 18 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to strike from the Pension Rolls the Names of such Persons as have taken up Arms against the Government, or who may have in any Manner encouraged the Rebels. Feb 4, 1862 PDF, 77KB
Chapter 19 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Feb 10, 1862 PDF, 82KB
Chapter 20 An Act to authorize an additional Issue of the United States Notes. Feb 12, 1862 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 21 An Act authorizing the Detail of Naval Officers for the Service of the War Department. Feb 12, 1862 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 22 An Act making an Appropriation for the Purchase of Cotton and Tobacco Seeds for general Distribution. Feb 13, 1862 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 23 An Act to authorize the Construction of twenty Iron-clad Steam Gunboats. Feb 13, 1862 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 24 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with Indian Tribes, and to preserve Peace on the Frontiers," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four. Feb 13, 1862 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 25 An Act making an Appropriation for completing the Defenses of Washington, and for other Purposes. Feb 13, 1862 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 An Act to prohibit the "Coolie Trade" by American Citizens in American Vessels. Feb 19, 1862 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 28 An Act making Appropriations for the Construction, Preservation, and Repairs of certain Fortifications and other Works of Defense for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and additional Appropriations for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Feb 20, 1862 PDF, 244KB
Chapter 29 An Act making an Appropriation to illuminate the Public Buildings. Feb 20, 1862 PDF, 78KB
Chapter 30 An Act to authorize a Change of Appropriations for the Payment of necessary Expenditures in the Service of the United States for Indian Affairs. Feb 22, 1862 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 31 An Act making Appropriations for the Signal Service of the United States Army. Feb 22, 1862 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 32 An Act making additional Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Feb 25, 1862 PDF, 464KB
Chapter 33 An Act authorizing the Issue of United States Notes, and for the Redemption or Funding thereof, and for Funding the Floating Debt of the United States. Feb 25, 1862 PDF, 382KB
Chapter 34 An Act making Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Year ending the thirtieth of June eighteen hundred and sixty-three and additional Appropriations for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Mar 1, 1862 PDF, 419KB
Chapter 35 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to issue Certificates of Indebtedness to Public Creditors. Mar 1, 1862 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 36 An Act fixing the Number of the House of Representatives from and after the third March, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Mar 4, 1862 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 37 An Act to provide for the Appointment of additional Clerks in the Office of the Assistant Treasurer at New York, and for other Purposes. Mar 6, 1862 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 38 An Act requiring an Oath of Allegiance and to support the Constitution of the United States to be administered to Masters of American Vessels clearing for foreign or other Ports during the present Rebellion. Mar 6, 1862 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 39 An Act to fulfill Treaty Stipulations with Hanover. Mar 13, 1862 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 40 An Act to make an additional Article of War. Mar 13, 1862 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 41 An Act making Appropriations for the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses of the Government for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and additional Appropriations for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Mar 14, 1862 PDF, 1.23MB
Chapter 42 Private Law    
Chapter 43 An Act for a joint Commission for the Preservation of the Atlantic Fisheries. Mar 15, 1862 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 44 An Act to amend "An Act to incorporate the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind," and to make Appropriations for the Benefit thereof. Mar 15, 1862 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 45 An Act to authorize the Purchase of Coin, and for other Purposes. Mar 17, 1862 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 46 An Act authorizing Floats to issue in Satisfaction of Claims against the United States for Lands sold by them within the Las Ormigas and La Nana Grants, in the State of Louisiana. Mar 17, 1862 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 47 An Act to provide for the Appointment of Sutlers in the Volunteer Service, and to define their Duties.  Mar 19, 1862 PDF, 287KB
Chapter 48 An Act to provide for the Appointment of Clerks in the Office of the Assistant Treasurer at Boston, to fix their Salaries, and provide for the Absence of the Assistant Treasurer, and for other Purposes. Mar 19, 1862 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 49 An Act to secure the Officers and Men actually employed in the Western Department, or Department of Missouri, their Pay, Bounty, and Pension. Mar 25, 1862 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 50 An Act to facilitate Judicial Proceedings in Adjunctions upon Captured Property, and for the better Administration of the Law of Prize. Mar 25, 1862 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 51 An Act in Addition to an Act to refund and remit the Duties on Arms imported by States, approved July ten, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Apr 2, 1862 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 52 An Act to provide for the equitable Settlement of the Accounts of the Officers and Crews of the Frigate Congress and other Vessels. Apr 2, 1862 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 53 An Act to prohibit the Allowance or Payment of Pensions to the Children of Officers and Soldiers of the War of the Revolution. Apr 2, 1862 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 54 An Act for the Release of certain Persons held to Service or Labor in the District of Columbia. Apr 16, 1862 PDF, 27KB
Chapter 55 An Act to reorganize and increase the Efficiency of the Medical Department of the Army. Apr 16, 1862 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 56 An Act to authorize the Postmaster General to establish Branch Post Offices in Cities. Apr 16, 1862 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 57 An Act making additional Appropriations for the Navy Service for the Year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Apr 17, 1862 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 58 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post Officer Department during the fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Apr 17, 1862 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 59 An Act to establish a Branch Mint of the United States at Denver, in the Territory of Colorado. Apr 21, 1862 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 60 Private Law    
Chapter 61 Private Law    
Chapter 62 Private Law    
Chapter 63 An Act relating to Highways in the County of Washington and District of Columbia. May 3, 1862 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 64 Private Law    
Chapter 65 Private Law    
Chapter 66 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide increased Revenue from Imports, to pay Interest on the Public Debt, and for other Purposes, approved August five, eighteen hundred and sixty-one." May 13, 1862 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 67 An Act to establish a Port of Entry in the Collection District of Beaufort, South Carolina. May 13, 1862 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 68 Private Law    
Chapter 69 An Act to provide for the Deficiency in the Appropriation for the Pay of the two and three Years Volunteers, and the Officers and Men actually employed in the Western Department. May 14, 1862 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 70 An Act to facilitate the Discharge of enlisted Men for physical Disability. May 14, 1862 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 71 An Act to regulate the Time of holding the Courts of the United States for the District of Kentucky, and for other Purposes. May 15, 1862 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 72 An Act to establish a Department of Agriculture. May 15, 1862 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 73 An Act to incorporate the Washington and Georgetown Railroad Company. May 17, 1862 PDF, 482KB
Chapter 74 Private Law    
Chapter 75 An Act to secure Homesteads to actual Settlers on the Public Domain. May 20, 1862 PDF, 197KB
Chapter 76 An Act making Appropriations to reimburse the contingent Fund of the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, including Compensation of additional Clerks who may be employed according to the Exigencies of the Public Service, and for temporary Clerks, for the current fiscal Year and for the Year ending June thirtieth, Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Three, and to provide for the Employment of additional Clerks in the Office of the Assistant Treasurer at St. Louis. May 20, 1862 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 77 An Act to provide for the Public Instruction of Youth in Primary Schools throughout the County of Washington, in the District of Columbia, without the Limits of the Cities of Washington and Georgetown. May 20, 1862 PDF, 916KB
Chapter 78 An Act prescribing the Qualification of Electors in the Cities of Washington and Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. May 20, 1862 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 79 An Act to provide for the Codification and Revision of the Laws of the District of Columbia. May 20, 1862 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 80 An Act to authorize the Appointment of Medical Store-keepers and Chaplains of Hospitals. May 20, 1862 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 81 An Act supplementary to an Act approved on the thirteenth July eighteen hundred and sixty-one, entitled "An Act to provide for the Collection of Duties on Imports, and for other purposes." May 20, 1862 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 82 An Act to authorize the Corporation of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, to lay and collect a Water Tax, and for other Purposes. May 21, 1862 PDF, 275KB
Chapter 83 An Act providing for the Education of Colored Children in the Cities of Washington and Georgetown, District of Columbia, and for other Purposes. May 21, 1862 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 84 An Act to provide for the Settlement of the Accounts of John A.Smith, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Criminal Court of the District of Columbia. May 26, 1862 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 85 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post Office Department during the fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three," approved April seventeenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. May 26, 1862 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 86 An Act to reduce the Expenses of the Survey and Sale of the Public Land in the United States. May 30, 1862 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 87 Private Law    
Chapter 88 Private Law    
Chapter 89 Private Law    
Chapter 90 An Act for the Survey of Grants or Claims of Land. Jun 2, 1862 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 91 An Act to allow the State of California an additional Representative in the thirty-seventh Congress. Jun 2, 1862 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 92 An Act abolishing certain Collection Districts and reducing Compensation of Officers of Customs in California. Jun 2, 1862 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 93 An Act to prevent and punish Fraud on the Part of Officers intrusted with making Contracts for the Government. Jun 2, 1862 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 94 An Act to establish a Land Office in Colorado Territory, and for other Purposes. Jun 2, 1862 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 95 An Act to establish certain Post-Routes, and for other Purposes. Jun 2, 1862 PDF, 548KB
Chapter 96 An Act to authorize the President of the United States to appoint Diplomatic Representatives to the Republics of Hayti and Liberia, respectively. Jun 5, 1862 PDF, 69KB
Chapter 97 An Act supplemental to "An Act granting the Right of Way to the State of Missouri, and a Portion of the Public Lands to aid in the Construction of certain Railroads in said State," approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-two.  Jun 5, 1862 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 98 An Act for the Collection of direct Taxes in Insurrectionary Districts within the United States and for other Purposes. Jun 7, 1862 PDF, 464KB
Chapter 99 An Act to incorporate the Mount Olivet Cemetery Company, in the District of Columbia. Jun 10, 1862 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 100 Private Law    
Chapter 101 An Act to protect the Property of Indians who have adopted the Habits of civilized Life.  Jun 14, 1862 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 102 An Act providing for the Selection of Jurors to serve in the several Courts in the District of Columbia. Jun 16, 1862 PDF, 282KB
Chapter 103 An Act defining additional Causes of Challenge and prescribing an additional Oath for Grand and Petit Jurors in the United States Courts. Jun 17, 1862 PDF, 172KB
Chapter 104 An Act making Provision for raising Property of the United States sunk in the Waters thereof. Jun 17, 1862 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 105 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to change the Names of certain Vessels. Jun 17, 1862 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 106 Private Law    
Chapter 107 Private Law    
Chapter 108 An Act to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to issue American Registers to certain Vessels. Jun 18, 1862 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 109 An Act providing that the Officers of Volunteers shall be paid on the Pay-Rolls of the Regiments or Companies to which they belong. Jun 18, 1862 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 110 An Act making Appropriations for Postal Service on Post Routes established at the present Session of Congress. Jun 18, 1862 PDF, 157KB
Chapter 111 An Act to secure Freedom to all Persons within the Territories of the United States. Jun 19, 1862 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 112 An Act to change the Location of the Port of Entry for the Puget Sound Collection District. Jun 19, 1862 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 113 Private Law    
Chapter 114 Private Law    
Chapter 115 Private Law    
Chapter 116 An Act to change the Port of Entry for the District of Brunswick, Georgia. Jun 20, 1862 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 117 Private Law    
Chapter 118 Private Law    
Chapter 119 An Act to provide Internal Revenue to support the Government and to pay Interest on the Public Debt. Jul 1, 1862 PDF, 5.02MB
Chapter 120 An Act to aid in the Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the Use of the same for Postal, Military, and Other Purposes. Jul 1, 1862 PDF, 938KB
Chapter 121 An Act changing the Name of the American-built Schooner "Curtis Mann" to that of "Supply." Jul 1, 1862 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 122 An Act to change the Name of the American-built Schooner "Tom Dyer" to that of "Dolphin." Jul 1, 1862 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 123 An Act to provide for the Appointment of an Indian Agent in Colorado Territory. Jul 1, 1862 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 124 An Act for the Relief of William B.Dodd and others. Jul 1, 1862 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 125 An Act to incorporate the Guardian Society and reform of Juvenile Offenders in the District of Columbia. Jul 1, 1862 PDF, 277KB
Chapter 126 An Act to punish and prevent the Practice of Polygamy in the Territories of the United States and other Places, and disapproving and annulling certain Acts of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. Jul 1, 1862 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 127 An Act to provide for additional Medical Officers of the Volunteer Services. Jul 2, 1862 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 128 An Act to prescribe an Oath of Office, and for other Purposes. Jul 2, 1862 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 129 An Act to establish a Land District in the Territory of Nevada and for other Purposes. Jul 2, 1862 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 130 An Act donating Public Lands to the several States and Territories which may provide Colleges for the Benefit of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. Jul 2, 1862 PDF, 278KB
Chapter 131 Private Law    
Chapter 132 Private Law    
Chapter 133 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and additional Appropriations for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and for other Purposes. Jul 5, 1862 PDF, 540KB
Chapter 134 An Act to reorganize the Navy Department of the United States. Jul 5, 1862 PDF, 267KB
Chapter 135 An Act making Appropriations for the current and contingent Expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling Treaty Stipulations and with various Indian Tribes, for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Jul 5, 1862 PDF, 1.56MB
Chapter 136 Private Law    
Chapter 137 Private Law    
Chapter 138 An Act to grant the Right of Preemption to Settlers on certain Lots in Wisconsin. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 139 An Act in Relation to the Post-office Department. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 140 An Act to carry into Effect the Treaty between the United States and her Britannic Majesty for the Suppression of the African Slave-Trade. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 141 An Act for the Relief of the Widows and Orphans of the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of the United States Ships "Cumberland" and "Congress." Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 142 An Act to authorize an additional Issue of United States Notes, and for other Purposes. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 143 An Act making further Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and additional Appropriations for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 273KB
Chapter 144 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of the Bounty authorized by the Sixth Section of an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Employment of Volunteers to aid in enforcing the Laws and protecting Public Property," approved July twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and for other Purposes." Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 145 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An act to divide the State of Illinois into two Judicial Districts," approved February 13, 1855." Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 146 An Act concerning certain Lands heretofore granted to the State of Iowa. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 147 An Act  to abolish certain Ports of Delivery in the Mississippi Valley. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 148 An Act for the Establishment of certain National Arsenals. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 149 An Act to change the Place of holding the Circuit and District Courts of the United States for the District of West Tennessee. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 150 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to appoint a Deputy Collector of the Customs at Chincoteague Island, in the State of Virginia. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 151 An Act relating to Schools for the Education of Colored Children in the Cities of Washington and Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. Jul 11, 1862 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 152 Private Law    
Chapter 153 Private Law    
Chapter 154 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to aid in the Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Lines from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure the Government the Use of the same for Postal, Military, and other Purposes," approved July 2, 1862. Jul 12, 1862 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 155 An Act Supplementary to the "Act for the Release of Certain Persons held to Service or Labor in the District of Columbia," approved April sixteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Jul 12, 1862 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 156 An Act relating to Trust Funds of several Indian Tribes invested by the Government in certain State Bonds abstracted from the Custody of the late Secretary of the Interior. Jul 12, 1862 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 157 An Act to provide for the quieting of certain Land Titles in the late disputed Territory in the State of Maine, and for other Purposes. Jul 12, 1862 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 158 An Act to provide for the Payment of Fines and Penalties collected by or paid the Justices of the Peace in the District of Columbia and under the Acts of Congress approved the third and fifth of August, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and for other Purposes. Jul 12, 1862 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 159 An Act for the Relief of the Register of the Land Office at Vincennes, Indiana, and for other Purposes. Jul 12, 1862 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 160 An Act for Relief in the Land Claim in California, known as the Claim of Francisco Soberanes to a Tract of Land known as "Saujoin de Santa Rita." Jul 12, 1862 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 161 An Act confirming a Land Claim in the State of Iowa, and for other Purposes. Jul 12, 1862 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 162 Private Law    
Chapter 163 An Act increasing, temporarily, the Duties on Imports, and for other Purposes. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 1.57MB
Chapter 164 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and for other Purposes. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 431KB
Chapter 165 An Act for the Relief of Preemptors on the Home Reservation of the Winnebago's, in the Blue-earth Region, in the State of Minnesota. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 166 An Act to grant Pensions. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 375KB
Chapter 167 An Act to establish certain Post-Roads. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 280KB
Chapter 168 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An act to prohibit the Sale of spirituous Liquors and intoxicating Drinks in the District of Columbia in certain Cases," approved, August fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 169 An Act to further provide for the Collection of the Revenue upon the Northern, Northeastern, and Northwester Frontier, and for other Purposes. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 170 An Act in relation to the Election of Representatives to Congress by single Districts. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 171 An Act to establish additional Post Routes. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 172 An Act concerning the Courts of the  United States in and for the District of Michigan. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 61KB
Chapter 173 An Act to extend the territorial Limits of the Territory of Nevada. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 174 An Act for changing the Place for holding the September Term of the District Court of the United States in the District of Maine. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 175 An Act repealing the Law requiring Bonds of Payment and Assistant and Paymasters to be approved by the Judge or Attorney of the District in which such Paymaster shall reside. Jul 14, 1862 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 176 Private Law    
Chapter 177 An Act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to accept the Title to League Island, in the Delaware River, for Naval Purposes. Jul 15, 1862 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 178 An Act to amend the Act of the third of March, 1837, entitled "An Act supplementary to the Act entitled 'An Act to amend the Judicial System of the United States.'" Jul 15, 1862 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 179 An Act to extend the Provisions of the Act of August four, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, entitled "An Act to grant the Right of Way to all Rail and Plank Roads, & c.," for the Term of five Years, and to amend the same. Jul 15, 1862 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 180 An Act to prevent Members of Congress and Officers of the Government of the United States from taking Consideration for procuring Contracts, Office, or Place, from the United States, and for other Purposes. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 181 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to create a Metropolitan Police District of the District of Columbia, and to establish a Police therefor," approved August, six, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 463KB
Chapter 182 An Act making supplemental Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and for other Purposes. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 183 An Act to established and equalize the Grade of Line Officers of the United States Navy. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 415KB
Chapter 184 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to further promote the Efficiency of the Navy," approved December twenty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 185 An Act transferring the Western Gunboat Fleet from the War to the Navy Department. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 84KB
Chapter 186 An Act to enlarge the Lake Superior Land District, in the State of Michigan. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 164KB
Chapter 187 An Act to impose an additional Duty on Sugars produced in the United States. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 188 An Act to punish the fraudulent Sale or Use of Postage Stamps. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 189 An Act in Relation to the Competency of Witnesses, and for other Purposes. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 190 An Act prohibiting the Confinement of Persons in the Military Service of the United States in the Penitentiary of the District of Columbia, except as a Punishment for certain Crimes, and to discharge therefrom certain Convicts by Sentence of Courts-martial, and for other Purposes. Jul 16, 1862 PDF, 96KB
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Chapter 195 An Act to suppress Insurrection, to punish Treason and Rebellion, to seize and confiscate the Property of Rebels, and for other Purposes. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 378KB
Chapter 196 An Act to authorize Payments in Stamps, and to prohibit Circulation of Notes of less Denomination than One Dollar. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 197 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act in Addition to the Acts prohibiting the Slave Trade.'" Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 198 An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to change the Name of the Steamship "Coatzacoalcos" to "America." Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 199 An Act to provide for the more prompt Settlement of the Accounts of Disbursing Officers. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 200 An Act to define the Pay and Emoluments of certain Officers of the Army, and for other Purposes. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 385KB
Chapter 201 An Act to amend the Act calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections, and repel Invasion, approved February twenty-eight, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, and the Acts amendatory thereof, and for other Purposes. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 378KB
Chapter 202 An Act to allow and pay the State of Missouri the Amount of Money expended by said State in the arming and paying of Troops employed in the Suppression of Insurrection against the Laws of the United States. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 203 An Act to suspend temporarily of the Operation of an Act entitled "An Act to prevent and punish, Fraud on the Part of Officers intrusted with making of Contracts for the Government," approved June two, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 204 An Act for the better Government of the Navy of the United States. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 989KB
Chapter 205 An Act requiring the Commanders of American Vessels sailing to foreign Ports and Persons prosecuting Claims, to take the Oath of Allegiance. Jul 17, 1862 PDF, 103KB

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Session 3 (1862 - 1863)

Chapter 1 An Act authorizing the Holding of a special Session of the United States District Court for the District of Indiana. Dec 15, 1862 PDF, 73KB
Chapter 2 Private Law    
Chapter 3 An Act to adjust Appropriations heretofore made for the Civil Service of the Navy Department or the present Organization of that Department. Dec 19, 1862 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 4 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide Internal Revenue to support the Government and to pay Interest on the Public Debt," approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Dec 25, 1862 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 5 An Act to facilitate the Discharge of disabled Soldiers from the Army, and the Inspection of convalescent Camps and Hospitals. Dec 27, 1862 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 6 An Act for the Admission of the State of "West Virginia" into the Union and for other Purposes. Dec 31, 1862 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 7 An Act to improve the Organization of the Cavalry Forces. Jan 6, 1863 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 8 Private Law    
Chapter 9 An Act prescribing the Times and Places for holiday Terms of the Circuit Court for the Districts of Iowa, Minnesota, and Kansas. Jan 13, 1863 PDF, 181KB
Chapter 10 An Act to provide for the Imprisonment of Persons convicted of Crime by the Criminal Court of the District of Columbia. Jan 16, 1863 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 11 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Jan 23, 1863 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 12 Private Law    
Chapter 13 An Act to amend the Act entitled "An Act to amend the Act of the third March, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, entitled 'An Act Supplementary to the Act entitled "An Act to amend the Judicial System of the United States."'" Jan 28, 1863 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 14 An Act to provide for the Printing of the Annual Report of the Banks of the United States. Jan 30, 1863 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 15 Private Law    
Chapter 16 Private Law    
Chapter 17 An Act making Appropriations for the Payment of Invalid and other Pensions of the United States for the Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Feb 3, 1863 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 18 Private Law    
Chapter 19 An Act making Appropriations for the Consular and Diplomatic Expenses of the Government for the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Feb 4, 1863 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 20 An Act in Relation to Commissioned Officers of the United States Revenue Cutter Service. Feb 4, 1863 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 21 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act for the Collection of Direct Taxes in Insurrectionary Districts within the United States and for other Purposes," approved June seven, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Feb 6, 1863 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 22 An Act to increase the clerical and other Force of the Quartermaster General's Office, and for other Purposes. Feb 6, 1863 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 23 An Act to authorize the Raising of a Volunteer Force for the better Defense of Kentucky. Feb 7, 1863 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 24 An Act to provide for the Protection of Overland Emigrants to the State and Territories of the Pacific. Feb 7, 1863 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 25 An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the Army for the Year ending in the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and for a Deficiency for the Signal Service for the Year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Feb 9, 1863 PDF, 425KB
Chapter 26 An Act making Appropriations for the Service of the Post-Office Department during the Fiscal Year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Feb 9, 1863 PDF, 165KB
Chapter 27 An Act concerning the District Courts of the Territory of Washington. Feb 9, 1863 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 28 An Act to make the State of Wisconsin a Part of the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Feb 9, 1863 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 29 An Act to promote the Efficiency of the Commissary Department. Feb 9, 1863 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 32 An Act to supply Deficiencies in the Appropriations for the Service of the Fiscal Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Feb 12, 1863 PDF, 240KB
Chapter 33 An Act to incorporate the National Association for the Relief of destitute Colored Women and Children. Feb 14, 1863 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 34 An Act to establish the Office of Register of Deeds for the District of Columbia. Feb 14, 1863 PDF, 176KB
Chapter 35 Private Law    
Chapter 36 An Act to issue an American Register to the Steamship Karnak. Feb 16, 1863 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 37 An Act for the Relief of Persons for Damages sustained by Reason of Depredations and Injuries by certain Bands of Sioux Indians. Feb 16, 1863 PDF, 262KB
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Chapter 42 Private Law    
Chapter 43 An Act making Appropriations for the Construction, Preservation, and Repair of certain Fortifications and other Works of Defense for the Year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Feb 20, 1863 PDF, 234KB
Chapter 44 An Act to provide for the Appointment of an Assistant Register in the Treasury Department and a Solicitor for the War Department, and for other Purposes. Feb 20, 1863 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 45 An Act temporarily to supply Vacancies in the Executive Departments in Certain Cases. Feb 20, 1863 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 46 An Act concerning Pardons and the Remission of Penalties and Forfeitures in Criminal Cases. Feb 20, 1863 PDF, 166KB
Chapter 47 An Act to change the Times of holdings the Circuit and District Courts of the United States for the District of Indiana. Feb 20, 1863 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 An Act to change the Times of holding the Circuit and District Courts of the United States in the several Districts in the Seventh Circuit. Feb 21, 1863 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 50 An Act to allow the United States to prosecute Appeals and Writs of Error without giving Security. Feb 21, 1863 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 51 An Act extending the Time for carrying into Effect the Provisions of the Third Section of the Act entitled "An Act relating to the Highways in the County of Washington and District of Columbia," approved May three, eighteen hundred and sixty-two. Feb 21, 1863 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 52 An Act to annex a Part of the State of New Jersey to the Collection District of New York, and to appoint an Assistant Collector, to reside at Jersey City. Feb 21, 1863 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 53 An Act for the Removal of the Winnebago Indians, and for the Sale of their Reservation in Minnesota for their Benefits. Feb 21, 1863 PDF, 275KB
Chapter 54 An Act to divide the State of Michigan into two Judicial Districts, and to provide for the holding the District and Circuit Courts therein. Feb 24, 1863 PDF, 242KB
Chapter 55 An Act to establish certain Post Roads. Feb 24, 1863 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 56 An Act to provide a temporary Government for the Territory of Arizona, and for other Purposes. Feb 24, 1863 PDF, 162KB
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 An Act to provide a national Currency, secured by a Pledge of United States Stocks and to provide for the Circulation and Redemption thereof. Feb 25, 1863 PDF, 1.57MB
Chapter 59 An Act making Appropriations for the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses of the Government for the Year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and for the Year eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and for other Purposes. Feb 25, 1863 PDF, 1.15MB
Chapter 60 An Act to prevent Correspondence with Rebels. Feb 25, 1863 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 61 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to prevent Members of Congress and Officers of the Government of the United States from taking Considerations for procuring Contracts, Office, or Place from the United States, and for other Purposes. Feb 25, 1863 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 67 An Act to prevent and punish Frauds upon the Government of the United States. Mar 2, 1863 PDF, 350KB
Chapter 68 An Act to authorize an Increase in the Number of Major-Generals and Brigadier Generals for Forces in the Service of the United States. Mar 2, 1863 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 69 An Act to fix the Terms of the Circuit and District Courts in the Districts of Wisconsin and Iowa. Mar 2, 1863 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 70 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide a Temporary Government for the Territory of Colorado." Mar 2, 1863 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 71 An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Post-Office Departments. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 561KB
Chapter 72 An Act to disapprove of the twenty-sixth Section of the Act of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of the Nevada, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 73 An Act to provide Ways and Means for the Support of the Government. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 467KB
Chapter 74 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to provide Internal Revenue to support the Government and pay Interest on the Public Debt," approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 1.68KB
Chapter 75 An Act for enrolling and calling out the national Forces, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 648KB
Chapter 76 An Act to prevent and punish Frauds upon the Revenue, to provide for the certain and speedy Collection of Claims in Favor of the United States, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 562KB
Chapter 77 An Act to modify existing Laws imposing Duties on Imports, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 78 An Act to promote the Efficiency of the Corps of Engineers and of the Ordinance Department, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 79 An Act making Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses of the Government for the Year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and for the Year ending the 30[the] of June, 1863, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 925KB
Chapter 80 An Act for increasing the Revenue by Reservation and Sale of Town Sites on Public Lands. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 81 An Act relating to Habeas Corpus, and regulating Judicial Proceeding in Certain Cases. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 385KB
Chapter 82 An Act to authorize the Brevetting of Volunteer and other Officers in the United States Service. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 83 An Act for the Relief of certain Persons who have performed the Duties of Assistant Surgeons in Regiments of Cavalry. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 84 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to authorize the Employment of Volunteers to aid in enforcing the Laws, and protecting Public Property," approved July twenty-two, eighteen hundred and sixty-one. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 85 An Act concerning Letters of Marque, Prizes, and Prize Goods. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 86 An Act to regulate Proceedings in Prize Cases, and to amend various Acts of Congress in Relations thereto. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 197KB
Chapter 87 An Act to equalize and establish the Compensation of the Collectors of the Customs of the Northern, Northeastern, and Northwestern Frontiers, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 88 An Act to facilitate the Collection of the Revenue in El Paso County, Texas, and in the Territory of New Mexico. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 89 An Act to authorize the Appointment of an Assistant Treasurer of the United States; and to fix the Pay of the Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Clerks, and Messengers in the Office of the Treasurer of the United States. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 90 An Act to protect the liens upon Vessels in certain Cases, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 91 An Act to reorganize the Courts in the District of Columbia, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 375KB
Chapter 92 An Act to amend "An Act to establish a Court for the Investigation of Claims against the United States," approved February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-five. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 389KB
Chapter 93 An Act to give greater Efficiency to the Judicial System of the United States. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 107KB
Chapter 94 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to further promote the Efficiency of the Navy," approved December twenty-one, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 95 An Act to facilitate the taking of Depositions within the United States, to be used in the Courts of other Countries, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 96 An Act to establish a Branch Mint of the United States in the Territory of Nevada. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 97 An Act to provide for the Disposal of certain Lands therein named. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 204KB
Chapter 98 An Act for a Grant of Lands to the State of Kansas, in alternate Sections, to aid in the Construction of certain Railroads and Telegraphs in said State. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 285KB
Chapter 99 An Act making Appropriations for the current and contingent Expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling Treaty Stipulations with various Indian Tribes for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 1.75MB
Chapter 100 An Act to provide for Circuit Courts for the Districts of California and Oregon, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 101 An Act to carry into Effect the Convention between the United States and the Republic of Peru, signed at Lima on the twelfth of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, for the Settlement of Claims. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 102 An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to promote the Progress of the useful Arts." Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 103 An Act to incorporate the Institution for the Education of Colored Youth in the District of Columbia. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 104 An Act granting Lands to the States of Michigan and Wisconsin to aid in the Construction of a "Military Road" from Fort Wilkins, Copper Harbor, Kewenaw County, in the State of Michigan, to Fort Howard, Green Bay, in the State of Wisconsin. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 105 An Act to incorporate St.Ann's Infant Asylum, in the District of Columbia. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 106 An Act to define the Powers and Duties of the Levy Court of the County of Washington, District of Columbia, in regard to Roads, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 468KB
Chapter 107 An Act supplementary to an Act entitled "An Act for the Relief of Persons for Damages sustained by Reason of Depredations and Injuries by certain Bands of Sioux Indians," approved February sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 108 An Act to regulate the Duties of the Clerk of the House of Representatives in preparing for the Organization of the House. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 109 An Act amendatory of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the Care and Preservation of the Works constructed by the United States for bringing the Potomac Water into the Cities of Washington and Georgetown, for the Supply of said Water for all Gover[n]mental Purposes, and for the Uses and Benefit of the Inhabitants of the said Cities." Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 110 An Act to extend the Charter of the Alexandria and Washington Railroad Company, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 111 An Act to Incorporate the National Academy of Sciences. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 112 An Act to establish the Gauge of the Pacific Railroad and its Branches. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 113 An Act to enable the District Courts of the United States to issue Executions and other final Process in certain Cases. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 114 An Act to provide for issuing an American Register to the Steam-vessel "Maple Leaf." Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 115 An Act relating to the Validity of Deeds and Public Squares and Lots in the City of Washington. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 116 An Act to grant the Right of Preemption to certain Purchasers on the "Soscol Ranch," in the State of California. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 117 An Act to provide a temporary Government for the Territory of Idaho. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 660KB
Chapter 118 An Act making Appropriations for the Naval Service for the Year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and for other Purposes. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 433KB
Chapter 119 An Act for the Removal of the Sisseton, Wahpaton, Medawakanton, and Wahpakoota Bands of Sioux or Dakota Indians, and for the Disposition of their Lands in Minnesota and Dakota. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 201KB
Chapter 120 An Act to provide for the Collection of abandoned Property and for the Prevention of Frauds in insurrectionary Districts within the United States. Mar 3, 1863 PDF, 165KB

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