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Session 1 (1908)

Chapter 1 An act to authorize the county of Saint Francis, in the State of Arkansas, to construct a bridge across Saint Francis River at or near the town of Madison, in said county and State. Jan. 16, 1908 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 2 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize Washington and Westmoreland counties, in the State of Pennsylvania, to construct and maintain a bridge across the Monongahela River, in the State of Pennsylvania," approved February twenty-first, nineteen hundred and three. Jan. 20, 1908 PDF, 80KB
Chapter 3 An act to amend an act entitled "an act to authorize the city of Saint Louis, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Missouri, to construct a bridge across the Mississippi River," approved February sixth, nineteen hundred and seven.  Jan. 23, 1908 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 4 An act to authorize the city of Burlington, Iowa, to construct a bridge across the Mississippi River. Jan. 23, 1908 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 5 An act to authorize the Nashville and Northeastern Railroad Company to construct a bridge across Cumberland River at or near Celina, Tennessee. Jan. 23, 1908 PDF, 83KB
Chapter 6 An act to provide for the holding of United States district and circuit courts at Salisbury, North Carolina.  Jan. 31, 1908 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 7 An act to authorize the construction of a drawbridge over the Black River in Lawrence County, Arkansas.  Feb. 1, 1908 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 8 An act to amend an act entitled "An act permitting the building of a dam across the Mississippi River near the village of Bemidji, in Beltrami Country, Minnesota," approved March third, nineteen hundred and five. Feb. 1, 1908 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 9 An act to authorize a bridge across the Grand Calumet River in the town of Gary, Indiana. Feb. 1, 1908 PDF, 165KB
Chapter 10 An act to authorize the Chicago, Indiana and Southern Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Grand Calumet River in the town of Gary, Indiana.  Feb. 1, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 11 An act to authorize the Baltimore and Ohio and Chicago Railroad Company to construct a bridge across the Grand Calumst River at or near the  town of Gary, Indiana.  Feb. 1, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 12 An act to authorize the Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad Company to construct a bridge across Cache River, in Woodruff Country, Arkansas.  Feb. 1, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 13 Private Law    
Chapter 14 An act to authorize the court of count commissioners of Geneva County, Alabama, to construct a bridge across the Choctawhatchee River at or near the Jones Old Ferry, in Geneva County, Alabama. Feb. 4, 1908 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 15 An act to authorizing the construction of a bridge across White River, Arkansas. Feb. 4, 1908 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 16 An act to authorize the Arizona and California Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Colorado River at Parker, Arizona Territory. Feb. 6, 1908 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 17 An act to provide for the purchase of ground for and the erection of a public building for an immigration station, on a site to be selected for said station, in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Feb. 6, 1908 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 18 Am act to transfer the county of Alachua, in the State of Florida, from the southern to the northern judicial district of that State, and to provide for sittings of the United States circuit and district courts for the northern district of Florida at the city of Gainesville, in said district.  Feb. 6, 1908 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 19 An act providing for second homestead entries.  Feb. 8, 1908 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 20 An act to extend to the port of Chattanooga, Tennessee, the privileges of immediate transportation of dutiable merchandise without appraisement.  Feb. 11, 1908 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 21 An act amending sections twenty-five hundred and thirty-three and twenty-five hundred and thirty-four of Revised Statutes, so as to change the name of the Fairfield collection district.  Feb. 11, 1908 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 22 An act amending an act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "An act to amend the statutes in relation to immediate transportation of dutiable goods, and for other purposes." Feb. 11, 1908 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 23 An act to authorize the Idaho and Washington Northern Railroad to construct a bridge across the Pend d'Oreille River in the State of Washington.  Feb. 13, 1908 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 24 An act to create a new division of the northern judicial district of Texas and to provide for terms of Texas and to provide for terms of court at Amarillo, Texas, and for a clerk for said court, and for other purposes.  Feb. 14, 1908 PDF, 88KB
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Chapter 27 An act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, and for prior years, and for other purposes.  Feb. 15, 1908 PDF, 2019KB
Chapter 28 An act to authorize the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Grand Calumet River in the city of Hammond, Indiana.  Feb. 20, 1908 PDF, 154KB
Chapter 29 An act to authorize the county of Ashley, State of Arkansas, to construct a bridge across Bayou Bartholomew, at a point above Morrell, in said county and State, the dividing line between Drew and Ashley counties. Feb. 20, 1908 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 30 An act to authorize Campbell County, Tennessee, to construct a bridge across Powell's River. Feb. 20, 1908 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 31 An act to authorize the Interstate Transfer Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Saint Louis River between the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota. Feb. 20, 1908 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 32 Private Law    
Chapter 33 An act to attach Shelby Count, in the State of Texas, to the Beaumont division of the eastern judicial district of said State and to detach it from the Tyler division of said district. Feb. 21, 1908 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 34 An act to enable the city of Tucson, Arizona, to issue bonds for the extension and repair of its water and sewer system, and for other purposes. Feb. 21, 1908 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 35 An act amending an act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "An act to amend the statutes in relation to immediate transportation of dutiable goods, and for other purposes." Feb. 24, 1908 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 36 An act to extend immediate transportation privileges to the subpart of the Alburg, in the customs collection district of Vermont.  Feb. 24, 1908 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 37 An act to extend the time for the completion of a bridge across the Missouri River at Yankton, South Dakota, by the Yankton, Norfolk and Southern Railway Company. Feb. 25, 1908 PDF, 98KB
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Chapter 45 Private Law    
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Chapter 47 Private Law    
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 Private Law    
Chapter 50 Private Law    
Chapter 51 An act to authorize the War Department to transfer to the State of Kansas certain land now a part of the Fort Riley Military Reservation.  Feb. 26, 1908 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 52 An act to legalize a bridge across the Mississippi River at Rice, Minnesota. Feb. 26, 1908 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 53 Private Law    
Chapter 54 Private Law    
Chapter 55 An act to authorize the Twin City Power Company to build, operate, and maintain three dams across the Savannah River, above the city of Augusta, in the State of Georgia.  Feb. 29, 1908 PDF, 175KB
Chapter 56 An act to provide for a term of the United States circuit and district courts at Lander, Wyoming. Mar. 6, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 57 An act to authorize the Cahaba Power Company, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Alabama, to construct a damn across the Cahaba River, in said State, at or new Centerville, Alabama. Mar. 6, 1908 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 58 An act to extend the time for building a bridge across Red River at Shreveport, Louisiana. Mar. 6, 1908 PDF,85 KB
Chapter 59 An act to authorize the city of Saint Joseph, Michigan, to contract a bridge across the Saint Joseph River at or near its mouth. Mar. 6, 1908 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 60 An act to provide for circuit and district courts of the United States at Dothan, Alabama. Mar. 7, 1908 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 61 An act to authorize the counties of Henry and Rock Island, in the state of Illinois, to construct a bridge across Rock River at or near Colona Ferry, in said State.  Mar. 7, 1908 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 62 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the Fayette Bridge Company to construct a bridge over the Monongahela River, Pennsylvania, from a point in the borough of Brownsville, Fayette County, to a point in the borough of West Brownsville, Washington County, " approved April twenty-third, nineteen hundred and six.  Mar. 7, 1908 PDF, 100KB
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Chapter 66 Private Law    
Chapter 67 Private Law    
Chapter 68 Private Law    
Chapter 69 Private Law    
Chapter 70 Private Law    
Chapter 71 An act to amend an act to amend section four of an act entitled "An act relating to the Metropolitan police of the District of Columbia," approved February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and one. Mar. 9, 1908 PDF, 100KB
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Chapter 74 Private Law    
Chapter 75 An act To amend section four of an Act entitled "An act to prevent unlawful occupancy of the public lands," approved February twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five. Mar. 10, 1908 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 76 An act restricting in certain cases the right of appeal to the Supreme Court in habeas corpus proceedings.  Mar. 10, 1908 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 77 An act to authorize A.J. Smith and his associates to erect a dam across the Choctawhatchee River in Dale County, Alabama. Mar. 10, 1908 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 78 An act to authorize the Idaho and Northwestern Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Spokane River near the city of Coeue d'Alene, Idaho. Mar. 10, 1908 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 79 An act to extend the time of payments on certain homestead entries in Oklahoma. Mar. 11, 1908 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 80 An act for the relief of the Alaska Pacific Railway and Terminal Company Mar. 11, 1908 PDF, 179KB
Chapter 81 An act to fix the limitation applicable in certain cases. Mar. 11, 1908 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 82 An act to authorize the county of Elmore, Alabama, to construct a bridge across Cossa River, Alabama. Mar. 12, 1908 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 83 Private Law    
Chapter 84 An act authorizing the exchange of lands for the enlargement of maneuvering grounds Mar. 13, 1908 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 85 Private Law    
Chapter 86 An act to grant certain land, part of the Fort Niobrara Military water to supply the public of said village. Mar. 16, 1908 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 87 An act to provide additional station grounds and terminal facilities for the Arizona and California Railway Company in the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona Territory. Mar. 16, 1908 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 88 An act to make the provisions of an act of Congress approved February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one (Twenty-sixth Statutes, page seven hundred and ninety-six), applicable to the Territory of New Mexico.  Mar. 16, 1908 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 89 An act to provide for the extension of time within which homestead entry men may establish their residence upon certain lands within the limits of the Huntley irrigation project, in the county of Yellowstone, in the State of Montana.  Mar. 16, 1908 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 90 An act to authorize the town of Edgecombe, Lincoln County, Maine, to maintain a free bridge across tide waters. Mar. 16, 1908 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 91 An act to authorize T.H. Friel or assigns to construct a dam across Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River.  Mar. 16, 1908 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 92 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Monongahela River in the State of Pennsylvania by the Liberty Bridge Company, " approved March second, nineteen hundred and seven. Mar. 16, 1908 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 93 An act to establish a united States land district in the Territory of New Mexico to be known as the Tucumcari land district. Mar. 16, 1908 PDF, 101KB
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Chapter 96 An act to carry into effect the international convention of December twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four, relating to the exemption in time of ware of hospital ships from dies and taxes on vessels. Mar. 24, 1908 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 99 An act to increase the efficiency of the personnel of the Life-Saving Service of the United States.  Mar. 26, 1908 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 100 An act authorizing and empowering the Secretary of War to locate a right of way for and granting the same and a right to operate and maintain a line of railroad through the Three Tree Point Military Reservation, in the State of Washington, to the Grays Harbor and Columbia River Railway Company, its successors and assigns.  Mar. 26, 1908 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 101 An act to validate certain entries of public lands in the State of Colorado. Mar. 26, 1908 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 102 An act to provide for the repayment of certain commissions, excess payments, and purchase moneys paid under the public laws. Mar. 26, 1908 PDF, 86kB
Chapter 103 An act providing for second desert land entries. Mar. 26, 1908 PDF, 86KB
Chapter 104 An act to authorize the Pensacola, Mobile, and New Orleans Railway Company, a corporation existing under the laws of the State of Alabama, to construct a bridge over and across the Mobile River and its navigable channels on a line approximately east of the north boundary line of the city of Mobile, Alabama.  Mar. 26, 1908 PDF, 104KB
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Chapter 106 An act providing for the platting and selling of the south half of section thirty, township two north, range eleven west of the Indian meridian, in the State of Oklahoma, for town-site purposes. Mar. 27, 1908 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 107 An act providing for the disposal of the interests of Indian minors in real estate in Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington.  Mar. 27, 1908 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 108 An act to amend section thirteen of an act entitled "An act to divide the State of Texas into four judicial districts, " approved March eleventh, nineteen hundred and two.  Mar. 27, 1908 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 109 An act authorizing the Woodlawn Cemetery Association, of Saint Maries, Idaho, to purchase not to exceed forty acres of land in the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation in Idaho. Mar. 27, 1908 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 110 An act to amend an act entitled "An act authorizing the extension of Meridian place northwest," approved January ninth, nineteen hundred and seven. Mar. 27, 1908 PDF, 110KB
Chapter 111 An act to authorize the cutting of timber, the manufacture and sake of lumber, and the preservation of the forests on the Menominee Indian Reservation in the State of Wisconsin.  Mar. 28, 1908 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 112 An act limiting and restricting the right of entry and assignment under the desert-land law and authorizing an extension of time within which to make final proof. Mar. 28, 1908 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 113 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to denote to the Albert Sidney Johnston Camp, Confederate Veterans of San Antonio, Texas, not to exceed fifty obsolete Springfield rifles, bayonets and bayonet scabbards for the same. Mar. 28, 1908 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 114 An act to authorize the  Secretary of the Interior to issue patent in fee simple for certain lands of the Santee Reservation, in Nebraska, to school district numbered thirty-six, in Knox County, Nebraska. Mar. 31, 1908 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 115 Private Law    
Chapter 116 Private Law    
Chapter 117 An act to validate certain acts of the thirty-seventh legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico.  Apr. 1, 1908 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 118 An act to authorize the county of Ashley, in the State of Arkansas, to construct a bridge across Bayou Bartholomew, Ashley County, Arkansas, at Portland.  Apr. 1, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 119 An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across Bayou Bartholomew at Parkdale, Ashley county, Arkansas.  Apr. 1, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 120 An act to authorize the county of Ashley in the state of Arkansas to construct a bridge across Bayou Bartholomew, Ashley County, Arkansas, at Wilmot. Apr. 1, 1908 PDF, 169KB
Chapter 121 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to furnish four condemned brass cannon and cannon balls to the Confederate Monument Association, at Franklin, Tennessee. Apr. 2, 1908 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 122 An act prescribing what shall constitute a legal cord of wood in the District of Columbia. Apr. 2, 1908 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 123 An act to amend section forty-four hundred and sixty-three of the Revised Statutes, relation to the complement of crews of vessels, and for the better protection of life.  Apr. 2, 1908 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 124 An act to amend section seventy-three of the act to provide a government for the Territory of Hawaii.  Apr. 2, 1908 PDF, 97KB
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Chapter 130 An act to authorize the counties of Allegheny and Washington, in the State of Pennsylvania, to change the site of the joint county bridge which now cosses the Monongahela River at Monongahela City, Pennsylvania, and to construct a new bridge across said river in the place of said present bridge upon a new site.  Apr. 3, 1908 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 131 An act to authorize the appointment of a deputy clerk at the Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Apr. 3, 1908 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 132 An act to authorize the Cairo and Norfolk Railroad Company to construct a bridge across the Cumberland River.  Apr. 3, 1908 PDF, 177KB
Chapter 133 An act to authorize the Cairo and Norfolk Railroad Company to construct a bridge across the Tennessee River.  Apr. 3, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 134 An act to place the name of William S. Shacklette on the retired list of the Navy as pharmacist.  Apr. 3, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 135 An act to extend to Port Arthur, in the State of Texas, the privilege of immediate transportation without appraisement of dutiable merchandise. Apr. 6, 1908 PDF, 85KB
Chapter 136 Private Law    
Chapter 137 An act making appropriations to supply certain additional urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight.  Apr. 7, 1908 PDF, 73KB
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Chapter 141 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to furnish two condemned brass or bronze cannon and cannon balls to the city of Winchester, Virginia.  Apr. 10, 1908 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 142 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to make certain disposition of obsolete Springfield rifles, caliber forty-five, bayonets and bayonet standards for same.  Apr. 11, 1908 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 143 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to regulate commerce,' approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, and all acts amendatory thereof, and to enlarge the powers for the Interstate Commerce Commission," approved June twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and six.  Apr. 13, 1908 PDF, 192KB
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Chapter 145 An act to increase the efficiency of the personnel of the Revenue Cutter Service Apr. 16, 1908 PDF, 293KB
Chapter 146 An act for completing the pediment of the House wing of the Capitol. Apr. 16, 1908 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 147 An act to increase the pension of widows, minor children, and various Indian wars, and so forth, and to grant a pension to certain widows of the deceased soldiers and sailors of the late civil war.  Apr. 19, 1908 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 148 An act to regulate the establishment and maintenance of private hospitals and asylums in the District of Columbia. Apr. 20, 1908 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 149 An act relating to the liability of common carries by railroad to their employees in certain cases.  Apr. 22, 1908 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 150 An act to increase the efficiency of the Medical Department of the United States Army. Apr. 23, 1908 PDF, 393KB
Chapter 151 An act to provide for safety of life on navigable waters during regattas of marine parades. Apr. 28, 1908 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 152 An act to repeal an act approved April thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, entitled "An act to regulate shipping in trade between ports of the United States and ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago, between ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago, and for other purposes." and for other purposes. Apr. 29, 1908 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 153 An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine.  Apr. 30, 1908 PDF, 2411KB
Chapter 154 An act to confer title in fee and to authorize the disposition of certain lots now situate on Hot Springs Reservations, in the State of Arkansas, and for other purposes.  Apr. 30, 1908 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 155 An act granting to the city of Woodward, in the State of Oklahoma, lot two, in block forty-eight, for park and other public purposes.  Apr. 30, 1908 PDF, 81KB
Chapter 156 Private Law    
Chapter 157 An act to grant to the city of Seattle, in the State of Washington, certain rights of way for sewer and street purposes through and along the military reservation of Fort Lawton, Washington, and through the reservations for the Lake Washington Canal. May. 2, 1908 PDF, 204KB
Chapter 158 An act authorizing the purchase of a steel ferry-boat for use between Angel Island and San Francisco, California, and a steel cutter for use of immigration officials at San Francisco, California.  May. 2, 1908 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 159 An act to relinquish, release, and confirm the title of certain lands in California to the Western Power Company. May.5, 1908 PDF, 100KB
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Chapter 161 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the reorganization of the consular service of the United States," approved April fifth, nineteen hundred and six. May. 11, 1908 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 162 An act to amend an act entitled "An act for the protection of game in Alaska, and for other purposes," approved June seventh, nineteen hundred and two.  May. 11, 1908 PDF, 385KB
Chapter 163 An act making appropriation for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine.  May. 11, 1908 PDF, 1823KB
Chapter 164 An act to increase the membership of the Philippine commission by one member, and for other purposes. May. 11, 1908 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 165 An act to provide for registration of all cases of tuberculosis in the District of Columbia, for free examination of sputum in suspected cases, and for preventing the spread of tuberculosis in said District.  May. 13, 1908 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 166 An act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes. May. 13, 1908 PDF, 3017KB
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Chapter 168 An act to authorize additional aids to navigation in the Light-House Establishment, and for other purposes. May. 14, 1908 PDF, 319KB
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Chapter 170 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to prevent the importation of impure and unwholesome tea," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. May. 16, 1908 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 171 An act to create the office of captain in the Philippine Scouts.  May. 16, 1908 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 172 An act for the widening of Benning road, and for other purposes. May. 16, 1908 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 173 An act providing for the restoration of the motto "In God we trust" on certain denominations of the gold and silver coins of the United States.  May. 18, 1908 PDF, 89KB
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Chapter 175 An act relating to the unpaid Hawaiian postal savings bank deposits.  May. 19, 1908 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 176 An act providing for the resurvey of certain public lands in the State of Nebraska. May. 19, 1908 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 177 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue patents in fee to the Board of Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church for certain lands in the State of Idaho. May. 19, 1908 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 180 An act authorizing the construction of bridges across navigable waters, and to extend the time for the construction of bridges across navigable waters, and to legalize the construction of bridges across navigable waters. May. 20, 1908 PDF, 403KB
Chapter 181 An act to authorize the drainage of certain lands in the State of Minnesota. May. 20, 1908 PDF, 286KB
Chapter 182 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to accept and care for gifts presented to vessels of the Navy of the United States.  May. 20, 1908 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 183 An act making appropriations for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine. May. 21, 1908 PDF, 925KB
Chapter 184 An  act to establish a United States court at Jackson, in the eastern district of Kentucky. May. 22, 1908 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 185 An act to provide for participation by the United States in an international exposition to be held at Tokyo, Japan, in nineteen hundred and twelve.  May. 22, 1908 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 186 An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes.  May. 22, 1908 PDF, 5638KB
Chapter 187 An act to make Monterey and Port Harford, in the State of California, subports of entry, and for other purposes.  May. 23, 1908 PDF, 108KB
Chapter 188 An act to amend section forty-eight hundred and ninety-six of the Revised Statues. May. 23, 1908 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 189 An act to amend section forty-eight hundred and eight-five of the Revised Statutes.  May. 23, 1908 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 190 An act authorizing certain extensions to be made of the lines of the Anacostia and Potomac River Railroad Company, the Washington Railway and Electric Company, the City and Suburban Railway of Washington, and the Capital Traction Company, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.  May. 23, 1908 PDF, 485KB
Chapter 191 An act to reimburse certain Departments of the Government for expenses incurred incident to the recent fire in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and for other purposes. May. 23, 1908 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 192 An act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine.  May. 23, 1908 PDF, 1661KB
Chapter 193 An act amending the act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and acts amendatory thereof, and for other purposes. May. 23, 1908 PDF, 483KB
Chapter 194 An act extending the time for the construction of a dam across Rainy River.  May. 23, 1908 PDF, KB
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Chapter 198 An act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes. May. 26, 1908 PDF, KB
Chapter 199 An act for the removal of restrictions from the part of the lands of allottees of the Five Civilized Tribes, and for other purposes. May. 27, 1908 PDF, 489KB
Chapter 200 An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes. May. 27, 1908 PDF, 6985KB
Chapter 201 An act fixing the status of the Porto Rico Provisional Regiment of Infantry. May. 27, 1908 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 202 An act making appropriations for the fortifications and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the procurement of heavy ordnance for trail and service, and for other purposes.  May. 27, 1908 PDF, 541KB
Chapter 203 An act to authorize the construction of a railroad siding to the United States navy-yard, and for other purposes. May. 27, 1908 PDF, 292KB
Chapter 204 An act to further amend the act entitled "An act to promote the efficiency of the militia, and for other purposes," approved January twenty-first, nineteen hundred and three.  May. 27, 1908 PDF, 504KB
Chapter 205 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to simplify the laws in relation to the collection of the revenues," approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety, as amended by the act entitled "An act to provide revenues for the Government and to encourage the industries of the United States," approved July twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. May. 27, 1908 PDF, 384KB
Chapter 206 An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes.  May. 27, 1908 PDF, 1208KB
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Chapter 208 An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes.  May. 28, 1908 PDF, 298KB
Chapter 209 An act to regulate the employment of child labor in the District of Columbia May. 28, 1908 PDF, 360KB
Chapter 210 An act granting title to a parcel of land in the city of Dubuque, Iowa, here Heretofore known as Saint Raphael's Cemetery, to the archbishop of Dubuque and his successors in office, and confirming and establishing title thereto accordingly.  May. 28, 1908 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 211 An act to encourage the development of coal deposits in the Territory of Alaska. May. 28, 1908 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 212 An act to amend the laws relating to navigation, and for other purposes. May. 28, 1908 PDF, 578KB
Chapter 213 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to remove certain obstructions to navigation from the main ship channel, Key West Harbor, Florida, and for other purposes.  May. 28, 1908 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 214 An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes.  May. 28, 1908 PDF, 999KB
Chapter 215 An act granting condemned ordnance to certain institutions.  May. 28, 1908 PDF, 190KB
Chapter 216 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to issue patents in fee to purchasers of Indian lands under any law now exiting or hereafter enacted, and for other purposes.  May. 29, 1908 PDF, 1472KB
Chapter 217 An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to sell and dispose of the surplus unallotted agricultural lands of the Spokane Indian Reservation, Washington, and for other purposes.  May. 29, 1908 PDF, 298KB
Chapter 218 An act to authorize the sale and disposition of a portion of the surplus and unallotted lands in the Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Indian reservations in the States of South Dakota and North Dakota, and making appropriation and provision to carry the same into effect.  May. 29, 1908 PDF, 496KB
Chapter 219 An act to extend the time within which the Washington and Western Maryland Railroad Company shall be required to complete the road of said company under the provisions of an act of Congress approved March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, as amended by an act of Congress approved June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and six. May. 29, 1908 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 220 An act authorizing a resurvey of certain townships in the State of Wyoming, and for other purposes. May. 29, 1908 PDF, 800KB
Chapter 221 An act granting certain rights of way and providing for certain exchanges of the same. May. 29, 1908 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 222 An act to amend an act to authorize the Baltimore and Washington Transit company, of Maryland, to enter the District of Columbia, approved June eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six. May. 29, 1908 PDF, 198KB
Chapter 223 An act to establish an assay office at Salt Lake City, State of Utah. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 224 An act for the incorporation of the Brotherhood of Saint Andrew.  May. 30, 1908 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 225 An act to promote the safety of employees on railroads.  May. 30, 1908 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 226 An act to incorporate the Congressional Club.  May. 30, 1908 PDF, 273KB
Chapter 227 An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and either, and for prior years, and for other purposes. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 3600KB
Chapter 228 An act to increase the limit of cost of certain public buildings, to authorize the enlargement, extension, remodeling, or improvement of certain public buildings, to authorize the erection and completion of public buildings, to authorize the purchase of sites for public buildings, and for other purposes. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 2279KB
Chapter 229 An act  to amend the national banking laws. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 797KB
Chapter 230 An act pensioning the surviving officers and enlisted men of the Texas volunteers employed in the defense of the frontier of that State against Mexican marauders and Indian depredations from eighteen hundred and fifty-five to eighteen hundred and sixty, inclusive, and for other purposes.  May. 30, 1908 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 231 An act authorizing certain life saving apparatus to be placed at the Farallone Islands, off the coast of California. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 232 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate The Masonic Mutual Relief Association of the District of Columbia." May. 30, 1908 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 233 An act to amend an act approved June Eleventh, nineteen hundred and six, entitled "An act to provide for the entry of agricultural lands within forest reserves."  May. 30, 1908 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 234 An act to promote the safe transportation in interstate commerce of explosives and other dangerous articles, and to provide penalties for its violation. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 235 An act to amend section fifty-four hundred and thirty-eight of the Revised Statues. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 236 An act granting to certain employees of the United States the right to receive from it compensation for injuries sustained in the course of their employment. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 295KB
Chapter 237 An act for the survey and allotment of lands now embraced within the limits of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, in the State of Montana, and the sale and disposal of all the surplus lands after allotment. May. 30, 1908 PDF, 627KB

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Session 2 (1908 - 1909)

Chapter 1 An act to authorize the transfer of books from the Treasury Department library to life-saving stations of the United States Dec. 11, 1908 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 2 An act To amend an Act entitled "An act to provide for the extension of New Hampshire avenue, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes," approved February twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and seven. Dec. 18, 1908 PDF, 74KB
Chapter 3 An act To change the name of V street, from Florida avenue to Nineteenth street northwest, to California street. Dec. 18, 1908 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 4 An act to amend section four hundred and ninety-one of the Code of Law for the District of Columbia Dec. 18, 1908 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 5 An act to authorize the Saint Paul Bridge and Terminal Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Saint Paul, Minnesota. Dec. 18, 1908 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 6 An act to amend section one of the passenger Act of eighteen hundred and eighty-two. Dec. 19, 1908 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 7 An act for the relief of citizens of Italy. Jan. 5, 1909 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 8 An Act for the relief of William Parker Sedgwick. Jan. 5, 1909 PDF, 89KB
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Chapter 10 Private Law    
Chapter 11 Private Law    
Chapter 12 Private Law    
Chapter 13 An act granting a right of way to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company across the Fort Mason Military Reservation in California.  Jan. 8, 1909 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 14 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to amend an act to authorize the city of Saint Louis, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Missouri, to construct a bridge across the Mississippi River," approved January twenty-third, nineteen hundred and either. Jan. 9, 1909 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 15 An act providing for the hearing of cases upon appeal from the district court for the district of Alaska in the circuit court of appeals for the ninth circuit. Jan. 11, 1909 PDF, 173KB
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Chapter 17 Private Law    
Chapter 18 Private Law    
Chapter 19 Private Law    
Chapter 20 Private Law    
Chapter 21 An act to authorize the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company and the Lackawanna Railroad Company of New Jersey to construct and maintain a bridge across the Delaware River from a point near the village of Columbia, Knowlton Township, Warren County, New Jersey, to the billage of Slateford, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Jan. 14, 1909 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 22 An act authorizing the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to lease San Clemente Island, California, and for other purposes. Jan. 15, 1909 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 23 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a bridge between Fort Snelling Reservation and Saint Paul, Minnesota," approved March seventeenth, nineteen hundred and six.  Jan. 18, 1909 PDF, 98KB
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Chapter 25 Private Law    
Chapter 26 Private Law    
Chapter 27 An act granting to the Chicago and Northwestern Railway Company a right to change the location of its right of way across the Niobrara Military Reservation. Jan. 21, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 28 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to grant a revocable license to certain lands to Boise, Idaho. Jan. 21, 1909 PDF, 189KB
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Chapter 31 Private Law    
Chapter 32 Private Law    
Chapter 33 Private Law    
Chapter 34 Private Law    
Chapter 35 Private Law    
Chapter 36 Private Law    
Chapter 37 An act for the exchange of certain lands situated in the Fort Douglas Military Reservation, State of Utah, for the lands adjacent thereto, between the Mount Olivet Cemetery Association, of Salt Lake City, Utah, and the Government of the United States Jan. 23, 1909 PDF, 100KB
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Chapter 42 Private Law    
Chapter 43 Private Law    
Chapter 44 Private Law    
Chapter 45 Private Law    
Chapter 46 Private Law    
Chapter 47 Private Law    
Chapter 48 Private Law    
Chapter 49 Private Law    
Chapter 50 Private Law    
Chapter 51 An act to establish two or more fish-cultural stations on Puget Sound. Jan. 29, 1909 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 52 An act to amend an act authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to grant to the Veteran Volunteer Firemen's Association use of certain property in the city of Washington, approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-one. Jan. 29, 1909 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 53 An act to provide for refunding stamp taxes paid under the Act of June thirteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, upon foreign bills of exchange drawn between July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and one, against the value of products or merchandise actually exported to foreign countries and authorizing rebate of duties on anthracite coal imported into the United States from October sixth, nineteen hundred and two, to January fifteenth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other purposes.  Feb. 1, 1909 PDF, 178KB
Chapter 54 An act to change and fix the time for holding the circuit and district courts of the United States for the eastern and middle districts of Tennessee. Feb. 1, 1909 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 55 An act granting a franking privilege to Frances F. Cleveland and Mary Lord Harrison. Feb. 1, 1909 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 56 An act authorizing the construction of a bridge across Current River, in Missouri. Feb. 1, 1909 PDF, 103KB
Chapter 57 Private Law    
Chapter 58 An act to provide for disbursing officer for the Government Hospital for the insane. Feb. 2, 1909 PDF, 193KB
Chapter 59 Private Law    
Chapter 60 An act to amend an act to provide for the reorganization of the consular service of the United States. Feb. 3, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 61 An act to repeal section twelve of an act entitled "An act to provide for a union railroad station in the district of Columbia, and for other purposes," approved February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and three, and to provide for the location and erection of a substation on the parking at the corner formed by the intersection of the east side of Seventh street and the south side of C street south-west, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, by the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company, and to provide for the approval of the same by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia. Feb. 3, 1909 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 62 Private Law    
Chapter 63 Private Law    
Chapter 64 An act to refund to the territory of Hawaii the amount expended in maintaining light-house service on its coasts from the time of the organization of the Territory until said light-house service was taken over by the Federal Government.  Feb. 4, 1909 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 65 An act to impose a tax upon alcoholic compounds coming from Porto Rico, and for other purposes. Feb. 4, 1909 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 66 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to donate two condemned brass or bronze cannon or field pieces and cannon balls to the county court of Marshall County, West Virginia Feb. 4, 1909 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 67 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to donate one condemned bronze field piece and cannon balls to the county of Orange, State of New York. Feb. 4, 1909 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 68 An act to legalize a bridge across Indian River North, in the State of Florida. Feb. 4, 1909 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 69 An act to authorize the Lewis bridge Company to construct a bridge across the Missouri River. Feb. 4, 1909 PDF, 171KB
Chapter 70 An act granting to the Norfolk County Water Company the right to lay and maintain a water main through the military reservation on Willoughby Spit, Norfolk County, Virginia. Feb. 4, 1909 PDF, 89KB
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Chapter 73 Private Law    
Chapter 74 Private Law    
Chapter 75 An act authorizing the extension of New York avenue from its present terminus near Fourth street northeast to the Bladensburg road. Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 76 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to sell isolated tracts of land within the Nez Perces Indian Reservation.  Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 77 An act authorizing the creation of a land district in the State of South Dakota, to be known as the Bellefourche land district. Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 196KB
Chapter 78 An act authorizing the sale of lands at the head of Cordova Bay, in the territory of Alaska, and for other purposes. Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 208KB
Chapter 79 An act to place John Crowley on the retired list of the United States Navy. Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 80 An act relating to affairs in the Territories.  Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 1200KB
Chapter 81 An act to authorize the Edgewater Connecting Railway Company to construct, maintain, and operate a railroad bridge across the Kansas River at or near Kansas City, Kansas, in the county of Wyandotte, State of Kansas. Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 82 An act to provide for the deduction of hatchways and water-ballast space from the gross tonnage of vessels. Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 83 An act extending the time for the construction by James A. Moore, or his assigns, of a canal along the government right of way connecting the waters of Puget Sound with Lake Washington.  Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 84 An act to build a bridge across the Santee River, South Carolina. Feb. 6, 1909 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 87 Private Law    
Chapter 88 Private Law    
Chapter 89 Private Law    
Chapter 90 Private Law    
Chapter 91 Private Law    
Chapter 92 Private Law    
Chapter 93 Private Law    
Chapter 94 Private Law    
Chapter 95 Private Law    
Chapter 96 Private Law    
Chapter 97 Private Law    
Chapter 98 Private Law    
Chapter 99 Private Law    
Chapter 100 An act to prohibit the importation and use of opium for other than medicinal purposes. Feb. 9, 1909 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 101 An act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine. Feb. 9, 1909 PDF, 340KB
Chapter 102 An act to amend section twelve of an act entitled "An act to provide for eliminating certain grade crossings on the line of the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, and requiring said company to depress and elevate its tracks, and to enable it to relocate parts its railroad therein, and for other purposes," approved February twelfth, nineteen hundred and one. Feb. 9, 1909 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 105 Private Law    
Chapter 106 Private Law    
Chapter 107 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to furnish one condemned brass or bronze "Napoleon" gun, carriage, and cannon balls to state of Iowa. Feb. 11, 1909 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 110 Private Law    
Chapter 111 Private Law    
Chapter 112 An act to create a new division in the middle judicial district of the State of Tennessee. Feb. 13, 1909 PDF, 184KB
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Chapter 115 Private Law    
Chapter 116 Private Law    
Chapter 117 Private Law    
Chapter 118 Private Law    
Chapter 119 Private Law    
Chapter 120 Private Law    
Chapter 121 Private Law    
Chapter 122 Private Law    
Chapter 123 Private Law    
Chapter 124 Private Law    
Chapter 125 Private Law    
Chapter 126 An act for the relief of the Mille Lac band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes.  Feb. 15, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 127 An act to amend section seven hundred and fourteen of the Revised Statues of the United States, relating to the resignation of judges of the courts of the United States. Feb. 15, 1909 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 128 Private Law    
Chapter 129 An act to amend an act entitled "An act for the widening of Bladensburg road, and for other purposes," approved January ninth, nineteen hundred and seven. Feb. 16, 1909 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 130 An act to amend act entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Tennessee River in Marion county, Tennessee," approved May twentieth, nineteen hundred and two, as amended by an act approved February first, nineteen hundred and five, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Tennessee River in Marion County, Tennessee.'" Feb. 16, 1909 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 131 An act to promote the administration of justice in the Navy Feb. 16, 1909 PDF, 290KB
Chapter 132 An act to amend section eight of the act approved May twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight, entitled "An act to amend the laws relating to navigation, and other  purposes."  Feb. 16, 1909 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 133 Private Law    
Chapter 134 An act to change the name and jurisdiction of the inferior court of justice of the peace in the District of Columbia. Feb. 17, 1909 PDF, 281KB
Chapter 135 An act to amend section nineteen of the act granting the Lake Erie and Ohio River Ship Canal Company rights to construct, equip, maintain, and operate a canal or canals and appurtenant works between the Ohio River in the State of Pennsylvania and Lake Erie in the State of Ohio, approved June thirtieth nineteen hundred and six.  Feb. 17, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 136 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to donate two condemned brass or bronze cannon or field pieces and cannon balls to the city of Henderson, Kentucky.  Feb. 17, 1909 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 137 An act in relation to the salary of the Secretary of state. Feb. 17, 1909 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 138 An act authorizing sales of land within the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation to the Northern Idaho Insane Asylum and to the University of Idaho. Feb. 17, 1909 PDF, 95KB
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Chapter 141 Private Law    
Chapter 142 Private Law    
Chapter 143 An act to create the Calaveras Bigtree National Forest, and for other purposes. Feb. 18, 1909 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 144 An act to amend the laws of the United States relating to the registration of trade-marks. Feb. 18, 1909 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 145 An act to enable the Omaha and Winnebago Indians to protect from overflow their tribal and allotted lands located within the boundaries of any drainage district in Nebraska. Feb. 18, 1909 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 146 An act for the organization of the militia in the District of Columbia. Feb. 18, 1909 PDF, KB
Chapter 147 An act to extend the time of payments on certain homestead entries in Oklahoma. Feb. 18, 1909 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 148 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish the Foundation for the promotion of Industrial Peace." Feb. 18, 1909 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 149 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Monongahela River in the State of Pennsylvania by the Liberty Bridge Company, " approved March second, nineteen hundred and seven. Feb. 18, 1909 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 150 An act to extend the provisions of section four of an act entitled "An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and for other purposes," approved August eighteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, to the territories of New Mexico and Arizona.  Feb. 18, 1909 PDF, 185KB
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Chapter 153 Private Law    
Chapter 154 Private Law    
Chapter 155 Private Law    
Chapter 156 Private Law    
Chapter 157 Private Law    
Chapter 158 Private Law    
Chapter 159 Private Law    
Chapter 160 An act to provide for an enlarged homestead. Feb. 19, 1909 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 161 An act to amend section ten of chapter two hundred and fifty-two, volume twenty-nine, of Public Statutes at Large. Feb. 19, 1909 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 162 An act to provide for circuit and district courts of the United States at Gadsden, Alabama.  Feb. 19, 1909 PDF, 185KB
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Chapter 164 Private Law    
Chapter 165 An act to withdraw from settlement and entry certain lands in the State of California. Feb. 20. 1909 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 166 An act to amend section eight of an act entitled "An act to regulate the keeping of employment agencies in the District of Columbia where fees are charged for procuring employment or situations," approved June nineteenth, nineteen hundred and six.  Feb. 20. 1909 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 167 An act for the investigation, treatment, and prevention of trachoma among the Indians. Feb. 20. 1909 PDF, 95KB
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Chapter 169 An act authorizing the Secretary of War to donate two condemned cannon to Moores Creek Battle Ground Association. Feb. 23, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 170 An act providing for the purchase of a site and the erection of a new immigration station thereon at the city of Boston, Massachusetts.  Feb. 23, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 171 An act extending the provisions of the act of June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, concerning transportation of dutiable merchandise without appraisement.  Feb. 23, 1909 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 173 Private Law    
Chapter 174 An act to reenact and to amend sections thirty-six hundred and forty-six and thirty-six hundred and forty-seven of the Revised Statues.  Feb. 23, 1909 PDF, 199KB
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Chapter 176 Private Law    
Chapter 177 Private Law    
Chapter 178 An act to provide for the granting and patenting to the State of Colorado desert lands within the former Ute Indian Reservation in said State. Feb. 24, 1909 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 179 An act relating to injured employees on the Isthmian Cannel. Feb. 24, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 180 An act for relief of applicants for mineral surveys. Feb. 24, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 181 An act to permit change of entry in case of mistake to the description of tracts intended to be entered. Feb. 24, 1909 PDF, 188KB
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Chapter 184 Private Law    
Chapter 185 Private Law    
Chapter 186 Private Law    
Chapter 187 Private Law    
Chapter 188 Private Law    
Chapter 189 Private Law    
Chapter 190 An act to incorporate the Imperial Palace, Dramatic Order Knights of Khorasan. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 188KB
Chapter 191 An act to declare and enforce the forfeiture provided by section four of the act of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, entitled "An act granting to railroads the right of way through the public lands of the United States." Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 192 An act amending chapter five hundred and ninety-one of the United States Statutes at Large, fifty-sixth Congress, approved May twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred, entitled "An act to provide for the holding of a term of the circuit and district courts of the United States at Superior, Wisconsin." Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 187KB
Chapter 193 An act amending an act to amend an act entitled "An act to regulate commerce," approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, and all acts amendatory thereof, and to enlarge the powers of the Interstate Commerce Commission, approved June twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and six." Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 194 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Keithsburg, in the State of Illinois, and to establish it as a post-road," approved April twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 195 An act for the widening of Twentieth street northwest, District of Columbia. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 196 An act to amend an act approved March second, nineteen hundred and seven, entitled "An act for the opening of Mills avenue northeast from Rhode Island avenue to Twenty-fourth street." Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 197 An act extending the time for final entry of mineral claims within the Shoshone or Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 186KB
Chapter 198 An act authorizing the widening and extension of Minnesota avenue southeast from its present terminus near Pennsylvania avenue southeast to the Sheriff road. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 199 An act for the widening and extension of Massachusetts avenue southeast, from its present terminus near Fortieth street southeast, to Bowen road. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 200 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to ratify, approve, and confirm an act duly enacted by the legislature of the Territory of Hawaii, to authorize and provide for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a telephone system on the island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii," approved June twentieth, nineteen hundred and six. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 201 An act to authorize certain changes in the permanent system of highways, District of Columbia. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 202 An act to amend an act authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at Burlington, Iowa. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 173KB
Chapter 203 An act to provide for the extension of Rittenhouse street, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 204 An act to authorize the construction of two bridges across Rock River, State of Illinois. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 88KB
Chapter 205 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the Fayette Bridge Company to construct a bridge over the Monongahela River, Pennsylvania, from a point in the borough of Brownsville, Fayette County, to a point in the borough of West Brownsville, Washington County," approved April twenty-third, nineteen hundred and six. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 206 An act to authorize Behn Brothers, of San Juan, Porto Rico, to construct a bridge across a portion of the Condado Bay, at the eastern extremity of San Juan Island, Porto Rico.  Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 207 An act granting a right of way over a strip of land along the eastern boundary of the Fort McPherson Military Reservation to the commissioners of Fulton County, Georgia, for road purposes. Feb. 25, 1909 PDF, 97KB
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Chapter 210 Private Law    
Chapter 211 Private Law    
Chapter 212 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a court of private land claims and to provide for the settlement of private land claims in certain States and Territories," approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and the Acts amendatory thereto, approved February twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, and June twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight.  Feb. 26, 1909 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 213 An act authorizing the extension of Ninth street northwest. Feb. 26, 1909 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 214 An act authorizing the extension of Girard street northwest from its western terminus to Fifteenth street northwest. Feb. 26, 1909 PDF, 101KB
Chapter 215 An act providing for an additional judge for the Western district of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes. Feb. 26, 1909 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 216 An act to provide for the sittings of the United States circuit and district courts of the northern district of Ohio at the city of Youngstown in said district. Feb. 26, 1909 PDF, 182KB
Chapter 217 An act to provide for the parole of Juvenile offenders committed to the National Training School for Boys, Washington, District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Feb. 26, 1909 PDF, 90KB
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Chapter 220 Private Law    
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Chapter 222 Private Law    
Chapter 223 An act to amend an act approved February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and one, entitled "An act relating to the Metropolitan police of the District of Columbia." Feb. 27, 1909 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 224 An act Relating to the use, control, and ownership of lands in the Canal Zone, Isthmus of Panama. Feb. 27, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 225 An act to extend the time for the completion of a bridge across the Missouri River at Yankton, South Dakota, by the Winnipeg, Yankton, and Gulf Railway Company. Feb. 27, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 226 An act for the establishment of a subport of entry at Rainer, Minnesota. Feb. 27, 1909 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 227 An act to amend an act approved July first, nineteen hundred and two, entitled "An act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes." Feb. 27, 1909 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 228 An act to provide for improvising the navigable capacity of the Sabine and Nechos rivers and the canal connecting the Sabine and Neches rivers with the mouth of Taylors Bayou.  Feb. 27, 1909 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 229 An act to amend an act to authorize a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Council Bluffs Iowa, approved February first, nineteen hundred and eight. Feb. 27, 1909 PDF, 9KB
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Chapter 231 Private Law    
Chapter 232 An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes.  Mar. 1, 1909 PDF, 998KB
Chapter 233 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a Code of Law for the District of Columbia," relative to gambling, bucket shops, and bucketing.  Mar. 1, 1909 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 234 Private Law    
Chapter 235 An act making appropriations for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 927KB
Chapter 236 An act granting to the Montana, Wyoming and Southern Railway Company a right of way across the fort Keogh Military Reservation, Montana. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 237 An act to extend the time for the completion of the Alaska Central Railway, and for other purposes. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 95KB
Chapter 238 An act for the relief of certain occupants on unsurveyed public lands in Craighead County, Arkansas. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 102KB
Chapter 239 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to extend the time for the completion of the Valdez, Marshall Pass and Northern Railroad, and for other purposes," approved February twenty-first, nineteen hundred and seven. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 180KB
Chapter 240 An act to provide for holding sessions of the United States circuit and district courts at Springfield, Massachusetts. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 241 An act authorizing the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to exchange property. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 242 An act providing for an additional judge for the southern district of New York, and for other purposes. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 87KB
Chapter 243 An act to provide for the appointment of one additional district judge in and for the western district of Washington, and one additional district judge in and for the district of Oregon. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 104KB
Chapter 244 An act to amend section forty-four hundred and thirty-four of the Revised Statues of the United States, and for other purposes. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 194KB
Chapter 245 An act to attach Dawson County, in the State of Texas, to the Abilene division of the northern judicial district of said State and to detach it from the Fort Worth division of said court. Mar. 2, 1909 PDF, 99KB
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Chapter 250 An act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 3669KB
Chapter 251 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. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 422KB
Chapter 252 An act making appropriation for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten.  Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, KB
Chapter 253 An act for the removal of restrictions on alienation of lands of allottees of the Quapaw Agency, Oklahoma, and the sale of all tribal lands, school, agency, or other buildings on any of the reservations within the jurisdiction of such agency, and for other purposes. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 192KB
Chapter 254 An act to authorize the city of Shreveport to construct a bridge across Red River. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 255 An act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 2346KB
Chapter 256 An act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to sell part of all of the surplus lands of members of the Kaw or Kansas and Osage tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, and for other purposes. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 257 An act to amend an act authorizing the Washington, Spa Springs and Gretta Railroad Company of Maryland to enter the District of Columbia, approved February eighteenth, nineteen hundred and seven. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 258 An act to provide for the sale of isolated tracts of public land in Imperial County, California. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 94KB
Chapter 259 An act to authorize the sale of certain public lands. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 260 An act to extend the time for construction and beginning construction for the Alaska Short Line Railroad in Alaska. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 261 An act to make Corry, Pennsylvania, a port of delivery in the district of Erie, Pennsylvania, and extending to it the privileges of section seven of the Act of June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 89KB
Chapter 262 An act to authorize the Chicago, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway Company to construct a bridge across the Calumet River in the State of Indiana Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 263 An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 2964KB
Chapter 264 An act to provide for the repair, maintenance, and preservation of public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 1701KB
Chapter 265 An act to correct the records and authorize the reenlistment of certain noncommissioned officers and enlisted men belonging to Companies B, C, and D of the twenty-fifth United States Infantry who were discharged without honor under Special Orders, Numbered Two hundred and sixty-six, War Department, November ninth, nineteen hundred and six, and the restoration to them of all rights of which they have been deprived on account there of. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 189KB
Chapter 266 An act authorizing the Attorney-General to appoint as special peace officers such employees of the Alaska school service as may be named by the Secretary of the Interior.  Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 96KB
Chapter 267 An act to change the name of the Washington Hospital for Foundlings. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 268 An act Requiring reports of the Hospital for Foundlings to be made to the Commissioners of the District of Columbia.  Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 93KB
Chapter 269 An act to amend section eighty-six of an act to provide a government for the Territory of Hawaii, to provide for additional judges, and for other judicial purposes. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 680KB
Chapter 270 An act for the protection of the surface rights of entrymen. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 97KB
Chapter 271 An act authorizing the necessary resurvey of public lands. Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 90KB
Chapter 272 An act to authorize the Secretary of War to donate one condemned brass or bronze cannon and cannon balls to the soldiers' plot in Forest Hill Cemetery, Scranton, Pennsylvania.  Mar. 3, 1909 PDF, 90KB
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Chapter 278 Private Law    
Chapter 279 Private Law    
Chapter 280 Private Law    
Chapter 281 Private Law    
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Chapter 283 Private Law    
Chapter 284 Private Law    
Chapter 285 Private Law    
Chapter 286 Private Law    
Chapter 287 Private Law    
Chapter 288 Private Law    
Chapter 289 Private Law    
Chapter 290 Private Law    
Chapter 291 Private Law    
Chapter 292 Private Law    
Chapter 293 Private Law    
Chapter 294 Private Law    
Chapter 295 Private Law    
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Chapter 297 An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 5749KB
Chapter 298 An act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and for prior years, and for other purposes. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 3288KB
Chapter 299 An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 7404KB
Chapter 300 An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 954KB
Chapter 301 An act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 1657KB
Chapter 302 An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 185KB
Chapter 303 An act to amend section six hundred and  ninety-one of subchapter seven, building associations, of the Code of Law for the District of Columbia Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 195KB
Chapter 304 An act to extend the time for the completion of a bridge across the Missouri River at Yankton, South Dakota, by the Yankton, Norfolk and Southern Railway Company. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 191KB
Chapter 305 An act relative to outward alien manifests on certain vessels. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 100KB
Chapter 306 An act to provide for the payment of certain claims against the District of Columbia in accordance with the Act of Congress approved January twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and as amended July nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 307 An act to construct a road along the south bank of the Anacostia River. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 308 An act to grant two cannons to Ohio Northern University, at Ada, Ohio. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 309 An act providing for the relinquishment by the United States of certain lands to the county of Kootenai, in the State of Idaho. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 310 An act empowering the juvenile court of the District of Columbia to issue execution on forfeited recognizances. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 311 An act Withdrawing from entry and sale and granting unto the city of Los Angeles, in the State of California, certain lands therein described.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 183KB
Chapter 312 An act to restore to the active list of the United States Marine Corps the name of Robert Morgan Gilson. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 99KB
Chapter 313 An act to authorize the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to cooperate, through the Bureau of the Coast and Geodetic Survey and the Bureau of Fisheries, with the fish commissioner of the State of North Carolina in making surveys of the waters of North Carolina where fishing is prohibited by law. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 174KB
Chapter 314 An act fixing the compensation of certain officials in the custom service, and for other purposes. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 184KB
Chapter 315 An act to amend sections eleven and twelve of an act entitled "an act to provide for eliminating certain grade crossings on the line of Baltimore and Potomac Railway Company in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, and requiring said company to depress and elevate its tracks and to enable it to relocate parts of its railroad therein, and for other purposes," approved February twelfth, nineteen hundred and one.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 92KB
Chapter 316 An act for the relief of pensioners of the Metropolitan police fund.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 91KB
Chapter 317 An act to provide for the distribution of the Congressional Record and public bills, documents, and so forth, to the governor-general of the Philippine Islands at Manila, Philippine Islands.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 98KB
Chapter 318 An act to grant additional authority to the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out certain provisions of public buildings acts, and for other purposes.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 280KB
Chapter 319 An act granting certain obsolete ordnance for ornamental purposes. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 631KB
Chapter 320 An act to amend and consolidate the acts respecting copyright. Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 1299KB
Chapter 321 An act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States.  Mar. 4, 1909 PDF, 6775KB

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