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THE ACTS OF CONGRESS

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UNDER THE PRESENT FORM OF GOVERNMENT,

CONTAINED

IN WHOLE OR IN PART

IN THIS

COLLECTION OF THE LAND LAWS.*

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FIRST CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION. 12. An act to establish the treasury department-20 Sept. 1789.

FIRST CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION. 6. An act to accept a cession of the claims of the state of

North Carolina, to a certain district of Western terri

tory-2d April, 1790. 34. An act making provision for the debt of the United

States-4th Aug. 1790. 40. An act to enable the officers and soldiers of the Virginia

. line, on continental establishment, to obtain titles to cer.

tain lands, lying north-west of the river Ohio, between
che Little Miami and Sciota_10th Aug. 1790.

FIRST CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION.
27. An act for granting lands to the inhabitants and settlers at

Vincennes and the Illinois country, in the territory north.
west of the Ohio, and for confirming them in their pos-
sessions-3d March, 1791.

SECOND CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION. 4. An act for carrying into effect a contract between the Uni

ted States and the state of Pennsylvania--3d Jan. 1792.

* The acts in this list, marked t, relate exclusively to " cessions of territory by states ;"' and will be found in the preceding part, under that head,

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13. An act for the relief of certain widows, orphans, invalids

and other persons-271h March, 1792. 19. An act for ascertaining the bounds of a tract of land, pur.

chased by John Cleves Symmes—12th April, 1792. 25. An act authorising the grant and conveyance of certain

fands to the Ohio Company of Associates--21st April,

1792. 30. An act authorising the grant and conveyance of certain

lands to John Cleves Symmes and his associates—5th May, 1792.

SECOND CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION. 10. An act to repeal part of a resolution of Congress, of the

twenty-ninth of August, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight, respecting the inhabitants of Post Saint Vin. cents—21st Feb. 1793.

THIRD CONGRESS. 20. An act to authorise Ephraim Kimberly to locate the land.

warrant, issued to him for services in the late American

army-18th April, 1794. 62. An act to amend the act, entitled, “ An act to enable the

officers and soldiers of the Virginia line, on continental establishment, to obtain titles to certain lands, lying north-west of the river Ohio, between the Little Miami

and Sciota—9th June, 1794. 110. An act making further provision for the support of public

credit, and for the redemption of the public debt-3d

March, 1795. 114. An act to authorise a grant of lands to the French inhabit

ants of Galliopolis, and for other purposes therein men. tioned—3d March, 1795.

FOURTH CONGRESS. 28. An act to authorise Ebenezer Zane to locate certain lands,

in the territory of the United States, north-west of the

river Ohio-17th May, 1796. 29. An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United

States, in the territory north-west of the river Ohio, and

above the mouth of Kentucky river-18th May, 1796. 30. An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian

tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers 19th May, 1796.

CHAP 45. An act regulating the grants of land appropriated for mili.

tary services, and for the society of the United Brethren, for propagating the gospel among the heathen-1st June,

1796. 68. An act to authorise the receipt of evidences of the public

debt, in payment for the lands of the United States_30 March, 1797.

FIFTH CONGRESS. 43. An act for the relief of the refugees from the British pro.

vinces of Canada and Nova Scotia--7th April, 1798. 45. An act for an amicable settlement of limits with the state

of Georgia, and authorising the establishment of a go

vernment in the Mississippi territory—7th April, 1798. 6. An act to authorise a grant of lands to Stephen Monot and

others, inhabitants of Galliopolis, therein named- 25th

June, 1798. 104. An act authorising the grant and conveyance of a certain

lot of ground to Elie Williams-16th July, 1798. 135. An act to amend the act, entitled, “An act regulating the

grants of land appropriated for military services, and for the society of the United Brethren, for propagating

the gospel among the heathen”_21 March, 1799. 140. An act to authorise the sale of certain lands, between the

Great and Little Miami rivers, in the territory of the United States, north-west of the Ohio; and for giving a pre-emption to certain purchasers and settlerspred March 1799.

SIXTH CONGRESS. 8. An act giving further time to the holders of military war.

rants, to register and locate the same--11th Feb. 1800. 13. An act in addition to an act, entitled, “ An act regulating

the grants of land appropriated for military services, and for the society of the United Brethren for propagating

the gospel among the heathen”_1st Murch, 1800. 38. tAn act to authorise the President of the United States to

accept, for the United States, a cession of jurisdiction of the territory west of Pennsylvania, commonly called the

Western Reserve of Connecticut--28th April, 1800.. 41. An act to divide the territory of the United States, north

west of the Ohio, into two separate governments-767 May, 1800.

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50. An act supplemental to the act, entitled, “ An act for an

amicable settlement of limits, with the state of Georgia; and authorising the establishment of a government in the

Mississippi territory”-10th May, 1800. 52. An act for the relief of Ithamar Canfield-10th May, 1800. 55. An act to amend the act, entitled, “ An act providing for

the sale of the lands of the United States, in the territory north-west of the Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky

river”-101h May, 1800. 59. An act to authorise the issuing certain patents 13th May,

1800. 76. An act regulating the grants of land appropriated for the

refugees from the British provinces of Ganada and Nova

Scotia-18th Feb. 1801. 85. An act for the relief of Arnold Henry Dorhman, or his le

gal representatives-- 27th Feb. 180i. 94. An act giving a right of pre-emption to certain persons, who

have contracted with John Cleves Symmes, or his asso-
ciates, for lands lying betweea the Miami rivers, in the
territory of the United States, north-west of the Ohio
3d March, 1801.

SEVENTH CONGRESS. 13. An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian

tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers-30th

March, 1802. 18. An act for the relief of Isaac Zane--3d April, 1802. 30. An act in addition to an act, entitled, “ An act in addition

to an act, regulating the grants of land, appropriated for military services, and for the society of the United Brethren, for propagating the gospel among the heathen”

26th April, 1802. An act to enable the people of the eastern division of the

territory north-west of the river Ohio, to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union, on an equal footing with the

original states, and for other purposes--30th April, 1802. 42. An act to empower John James Dufour, and his associates,

to purchase certain lands—1st May, 1802. 44. - An act to extend and continue in force the provisions of an

act, entitled, “ An act giving a right of pre-emption to certain persons, who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes, or his associates, for lands lying between the

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