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CHAP. 42. An act to suspend, in part, an act, entitled "An act to augment the army of the United States, and for other purposes," February 20,1800, HI

CHAP. 43. An act to fix the compensation of the paymaster-general, and

assistant *to the adjutant general, April 22, 1800, - . Ill

CHAP. 44. An act for the regulation of public arsenals and magazines,

May 7,1800, - 112

CHAP. 45. An act supplementary to the act to suspend part of an act, entitled "An act to augment the army of the United States, and for other purposes," May 14, 1800, - - 113

CHAP. 46. An act fixing the military peace establishment of the United

States, March 16, 1802, - - - . 114

CHAP. 47. An act in addition to an act, entitled "An act fixing the military peace establishment of the United States," February 28, 1803, ....... 122

CHAP. 48. An act directing a detachment from the militia of the United

States, and for erecting certain arsenals, March 3, 1803, 123

CHAP. 49. An act in addition to "An act for fixing the military peace establishment of the United States," March 26,1804, . 123

CHAP. 50. An act for establishing rules and articles for the government of

the armies of the United States, April 10, 1806, - 121

CHAP. 51. An act authorizing the employment of the land and naval forces

of the United States, in cases of insurrection, March 3, 1807, 143

CHAP. 52. An act supplementary to an act, entitled "An act for fortifying the ports and harbors of the United States, and for building gun boats," January 8, 1808, .... 143

CHAP. 53. An act authorizing the sale of public arms, April 2, 1808, 144

CHAP. 54. An act to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force,

April 12,1808, 145

CHAP. 55. An act concerning public contracts, April 21, 1808, - 148

CHAP. 56. An act making provision for arming and equipping the whole

body of the militia of the United States, April i3, 180*, - 150

CHAP. 57. An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the treasury, war, and navy, departments, March 3, 1809, . ... 151

CHAP. 58. An act making further appropriations to complete the fortifications commenced for the security of the ports and harbors of the United States, and to erect such fortifications as may be necessary for the protection of the northern and western frontiers of the United States, June 14, 1809, - . 152

CHAP. 59. An act to suspend, for a limited time, the recruiting service,

June 28, 1809, ..... 152

CHAP. 60. An act for completing the existing military establishment, December 24, 1811, ..... 153

CHAP. 61. An act to raise an additional military force, January 11, 1812, 153

CHAP. 62. An act supplementary to "An act to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force," passed on the twelfth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eight, February 24, 1812, 159

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CHAP. 63. An act supplementary to "An act to raise an additional military

force, March" 17,1812, . - - - 160

CHAP. 64. An act to establish a quartermaster's department, and for other

purposes, March 28,1812, - - - - 160

CHAP. 65, An act in addition to the act, entitled "An an to raise an additional military force," passed January the eleventh, one thousand eight hundred and twelve, Aprils, 1812, - 165

CHAP. 66. An act for the organization of a corps of artificers, April 23,

1812, 165

CHAP. 67. An act making further provision for the corps of engineers,

April 29, 1812, - - - - - - 16T

CHAP. 68. An act to provide for designating, surveying, and granting, the

military bounty lands, May 6, 1812, - - 169

CHAP. 69. An act for the better regulation <.f the ordnance, May 14,

1812, - 171

CHAP.70. An act making further provision for the army of the United 17$ States, May lb, 1812, ----- 173

C HAP. 71. An act to amend an act, entitled "An act to establish a quartermaster's department, and for other purposes," May 22, 1812, 174

CHAP. 72. An act for the more perfect organization of the army of the

United States, June 26, 1812, - - - .176

CHAP. 73. An act respecting the pay of the army of the United States,

July 6, 1812, - - - - - 177

CHAP. 7*. An act making further provisions for the army of the United

States, and for other purposes, July 6, 1812, - - 17T

CHAP. 75. An act increasing the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians, privates, and others, of the army, and for other purposes, December 12, 1812, .... 179

CHAP. 76. An act supplementary to the act, entitled "An act for the more perfect organization of the army of the United States," January, 20, 1813, 180

CHAP. 77. An act in addition to the act, entitled "An act to raise an additional military force," and for other purposes, January 29,1813, 181

C HA P- 78. An act making provision for an additional number of general

officers. February 2», 1813, 185

CHAP. 79. An act the better to provide for the supplies of the army of the United States, and for the accountability of persons entrusted with the same, March 3, 1813, , - - - 185

CHAP. 80. An act for the better organization of the general staff of the

army of the United States, March 3, 1813, - - . ISO

CHAP. 81. Resolution requesting the president of the United States to cause to be prepared and laid before congress a system of military discipline, March 3, 1813, - - , - 192

CHAP. 82. An act to amend the "Act in addition to the act, entitled 'An act to raise an additional military force, and for other purposes," July 5, 1813, .' 192

CHAP. 83. An act to regulate the allowance of forage to officers in the army

of the United States, July 22, 1813, - - - 19? fage.

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An act to authorise the appointment, by the president, of
certain officers during the recess of the senate, August 2,
1*13, .......

An act supplementary to the act,entitled "An act for the better
regulation of the ordnance, August 2, 1813,
An act making further provision for filling the ranks of the re-
gular army, encouraging enlistments, and authorizing the re-en-
listments, for longer periods, of men whose term oi service are
aboutto expire, January 27, 1814, ...

An act authorizing the president of the United States to cause
certain regiments therein mentioned to be enlisted for five years,
or during the war, January 28, 1814, - -

An act to raise three regiments of riflemen, February 10,1814,
An act for the better organizing, paying, and supplying, the
army of the United States, March 30, 1814.
An act fixing the salary of the paymaster of the army of the
United States, and allowing a sum tor the employment of addi-
tional clerks in his office, for the year one thousand eight hun-
dred and fourteen, and providing for the appointment of assist-
ant district paymasters, April 18,1814,
An act to provide for the collection and preservation of such
flags, standards, and colors, as shall have been, or may hereaf-
ter be, taken by the land and naval forces of the United States,
from their enemies, April 18, 1814, ...
An act making further provision for filling the ranks of the
army of the United States, December 10, 1814,
An act directing the staff officers of the army to comply with
the requisitions of naval and marine officers, in certain cases,
December 15,1814, ....

A n act for the better regulation of the ordnance department,
February 8,1815, .....

An act fixing the military peace establishment of the United

States, March 3, 1815, - ...

An act making further provision for military services during

the late war, and for other purposes, April 16, 1816,

An act to increase the pensions of invalids in certain cases; for

the relief of invalids of the militiaj and for the appointment of

pension agents in those states where there is no commissioner

of loans, April 24, 1816, ... 213

An act for organizing the general staff, and making further

provision for the army of the United States, April 24,1816,

An act to provide for cases of lost military land warrants, and

discharges for faithful services, April 27,1816,

An act concerning the annual sum appropriated for arming and

equipping the militia, April 29, 1816,

An act to increase the compensation of the superintendents of

the manufactories of arms at Springfield and Harper's Ferry,

April 29,1816, ...... 218

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CHAP. 102. An act to authorize the survey of two millions of acres of the public lands, in lieu of that quantity heretofore authorized to be surveyed in the territory of Michigan, as military bounty lands, April 29, 1316, 219

CHAP. 103. Resolution authorizing the president of the United States to employ a skilful assistant in the corps of engineers, April 29,1816, 220

CHAP. 101. An act to provide for the prompt settlement of public accounts,

March 3, 1817, ..... 220

CHAP. 105. An act supplementary to an act, entitled "An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the treasury, war, and navy, departments," March 3, 1817, 224

CHAP. 106. An act to amend an act, entitled "An act making further provision for military services during the late war, and for other purposes," March 3, 1817, 225

CHAP- 107. An act extending the time for obtaining military land warrants

in certain cases, March 27,1818, - - - 226

CHAP. 108. Anact to establish the flag of the United States, April 4, 1818, 227

CHAP. 109. Anact regulating the stafT of the army, April 14,1818, 227

CHAP. 110, An act regulating the pay and emoluments of brevet officers,

April 16, 1818, 229

CHAP 111. An act respecting the organization of the army, and for other

purposes, April 20, 1818, . - - - 230

CHAP. 112. Resolution directing the completion of the survey of the waters of the Chesapeake, and for other purposes, April 20,1818, 231

CHAP. 113. An act allowing further time to complete ihe issuing and locating of military land warrants, February 24, 1»19, - 231

CHAP. 114. An act to regulate the pay of the army when employed on fatigue duty, March 2, 1819, - - . 232

CHAP. 115. An act regulating the payment to invalid pensioners, March 3,

1819, ....... 232

CHAP. 116. An act authorizing the sale of certain military sites, March 3,

1819, - - - .' . . . 233

CHAP. 117. An act concerning the allowance of pensions upon a relinquishment of bounty lands, March 3, 1819, - • 233

CHAP. 118. An act in addition to the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the treasury, war, and navy, departments, May 1, 1820, 234

CHAP. 119. An act further to regulate the medical department of the army,

May 8, 1820, - 235

CHAP. 120. Anact to limit the term of office of certain officers therein

named, and for other purposes. May 15, 1820, - - 235

CHAP. 121 An act providing for the better organization of the treasury

department, May 15, 1820, 237

CHAP. 122. An act to reduceand fix the military peace establishment of the

United States, March 2, 1821, - - - - 241

CHAP. 123 An act to repeal the fourteenth section of "An act to reduce
and fix the military peace establishment," passed the second
day of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
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CHAP. 124 An act to continue the present mode of supplying the aimy of

the United States, January 23, 1823, - - - 241

CHAP. 12 >. An act concerning the disbursement of public money, January, 31, 1H23. - .... 244

CHAP. 126. An act to establish a national armory on the western waters,

March 3, 1823 - - 246

CHAP. 127. An act to allow further time to complete the issuing and locating of military land warrants, May 26, 1824, - 240

CHAP. 128. Resolutions, expressive of the sense of congress of the gallantry and good conduct with which the reputation of the arms of the United States has been sustained by major-general Brown, nuj r-general Scott, major general Porter, major* general Gaines, maj r general Macomb, and brigadiers Ripley and Miller, November 3, 1814, - - - 247

CHAP. 129. Resolutions, expressive of the thanks of congress to major-general Jackson, and the troops under his command, for their gallantry and good conduct in the defence of New Orleans, February 27, 1815, ..... 248 C HAP. 130. Resolution directing medals to be struck, and, together with the thanks of congress, presented to major general Harrison and governor Shelby, and for other purposes, April 4, 1818, 249

APPENDIX.

CHAP. 1. An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States, May 8, 1792, ...... 251

CHAP. 2. An act to regulate the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians and privates, of the militia of the United States, when called into actual service, and for other purposes, January 2, 1795, ... .... 256

CHAP. 3. An act to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions, and to repeal the act now in force for those purposes, February . 28, 1795, 258

CHAP. 4. An act providing arms for the militia throughout the United

States, July 6, 1798, . - . - .260

CHAP. 5. An act in addition to an act, entitled "An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States," March 2, 1803, - 261

CHAP. 6. An act supplementary to an act, entitled "An act to provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions, and to repeal the act now in force for those purposes," and to increase the pay of volunteer and militia corps, February 2, 1813, - . 2G2

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