Florida union
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 Material Information
Title: Florida union
Uniform Title: Florida union (Jacksonville, Fla. Weekly)
Alternate Title: Weekly union
Physical Description: v. : ill. (chiefly advertisements) ; 13-63 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: W.C. Morrill & J.K. Stickney
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 3, 1865
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1864.
General Note: Publisher: Edward M. Cheney, <1868>.
General Note: Democratic. Cf. Rowell, 1882.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 6 (Sept. 24, 1864).
General Note: Supplements accompany some numbers.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038457
oclc - 02707184
notis - AKM6247
lccn - sn 83016252
System ID: UF00053711:00012
 Related Items
Related Items: Florida union (Jacksonville, Fla. : Semiweekly)
Related Items: Jacksonville tri-weekly union
Succeeded by: Weekly Florida union

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the ship of State safely through many ablack I .. .<.!.
, THE FLORIDA and bitter tempest. Who shall measure the TRIAL. GENERAL B. C. TILfJIIJIAX.The .
Appearance of the Court I
is rur.usiiKD KVEUY SATURDAY MORNING BY gratitude of the people as they feel that these or of the Prisoners.From Room.-Demean- following extract is taken from tho .

J. K. STiCKNEY. counsels are not lost to the country ? It is Philadelphia Enquirer, of the loth ult.
truly said that the hours of convalescence are [ the New York Suu.] .
TERMS : the sweetest of The numerous friends of Col. B. C. Tingh- ;
among worldly enjoyments I
I i Two Dollars per Annum ill Advance. months. and if to these is added the solace that all; have already given you an idea of the appearance man, 3d United States Colored Troops, will
" taken for less than Three : : the Court-room. If you will imagine be
No Subscriptions creeds gratified to learn that he has been -
nationalities appointed I
Single copies five cent! parties, passions, and yourself in my company for an hour, I Brevet !
a General. One of
DVItTI9I: x s: hates (except alone the battled murderer's ) will Brigadier ; b
now you to the same room the first to volunteer his actual service Ii
Lines or .
Xonparicl subdued and commencing .
Ten are that
happy another human
dollars Square while the trial
Two per
the same spa..o, for first insertion : One being saved to going on, so that you may on the attempted passage of the unarmed t .
occupying strengthen a : I
I grateful know
insertion.A country, how it appears now that the Court is t'on
dollar for each subsequent permanent a 'fcrtl s cr.s. then, much as we may have grieved for the in session and the Philadelphia troops through Baltimore! f ."
1i l'rtl deduction wade to terrible prisoners: are }present.; It the famous 19th of April 1801( thisaccoui- t ", .
I XCi sufferings of Mr. Seward and his fam- :.
NT in
the old
,1 0 B PHI IS plain arsenal building, on the plishcd gentlemen has been noted ever since i' j
and promptly executed.lly ily, we may felicitate him on the blessings cast bank of the Potomac. After
In every style, neatly ,_ that his passing a for the thorough but obtrusive discharge of 'J ;
greet name at the tidings of his
re of soldiers
guard we enter the building. >
all his official duties. He served with the
;- of the rutted Stwtcs.A covery. Mrs. ji". W. Seward is not I
the President "seriously Passing along a hall on the ground floor, and
of the Potomao until 18G3 when '
May .
ill army : "
as reported but 'I ,
regains and
strength turning to the right, we ascend a flight of ; '
at the battle of Chanccllorsville, at the head ,
spirits the knowledge that the shadaw
1'KOCXAMATION.WHEREAS stairs, and enter a small room. Some of the f '
his the 26th he : r ,
Regiment, Pennsylvania
finally from her ,
passing striken and
, by the Proclamation of the ing fireside. sorrow- men and women in this room are witnesses, was seriously wounded. Having been one of If"t T J*

I President of the eleventh day of April last, I others are in attendance upon members of the earliest and most strcneous advocates of t VA "

certain ports of the United States therein --.o I the Court. From this apartment we go up a the organization of colored troops, he in ;' i

I specified, which had previously been subjectto The Rebel Rain Stonewall. I, stairway to the door of the Court-room, in August 1863, at the special request of the J} !

of the third story, where we find a sentinel on War took command of the first --f\ i''
public Department
blockade, were, for objects safety, HAVANA, May 20, 1865. ,
declared in conformity with previous special We have from I guard, who refuses admittance,but allows our Regiment of colored ,troops raised in Penn- : :
no news abroad of interest
legislation of Congress, to be closed against and the all-absorbing topic is the Stonewall., pass to be taken in by an attendant. sylvania, thus giving up the Colonelcy of the .*'.* !
Presently, we are admitted and take a scat t
commerce during the national will, first white Regiment in Pennsylvania, which i
foreign There have been
to be thereafter expressed and made known each as many rumors as relators, at a long table set apart for the reporters. enlisted for three years or the war, for that of : 'i'
making a report for himself.It
From this "note" that the
position we roomis
and whereas events and the first black Regiment ,
by the ; has been rumored that Captain Page 25 by 40 feet in size the floor covered with '. r!
circumstances have since occurred which, in We know of no other instance in which a I

judgement, render it expedient to remove wished to surrender on the same terms as matting. The windows in the east wall and ,like exchange has been made, and when it is ,! J
those extended to Gen.LCP
that restriction, except as to the ports of Gal- ,so Captain Boggs, one in the north wall (it is a corner room)are considered that the command of colored !'
Point of the Connecticut, who had some experiencewith provided with iron gratings made of flat bars, then not but in ;
de ,
veston, La Slale, Brazos Santiago ( rebel rams at the takin of New Or- troops was only unpopular,
Isabel and Brownsville, in the State ot crossing each other, so that square apertures view of the ferocious threats of the Rebel
), leans, sent him a note demanding his surrender formed which the light falls j
arc through
Texas. up- Chiefs, that such officers should not be treated "
and proffering the terms extended to Gen. the within. In the south wall j
I Andrew on company as prisoners of fraught also with unusual.
known that war
Now, therefore, be it Lee. The that !
reply was present instructions there are two doors leading into small ante the act of Col. in
Johnson President of the United States, do danger, Tilghuian making J
from his did
not to'
government permit him rooms. In the west wall is the iron-built ,
the sacrifice is to which his
apparent one
> declare that the ports not ,
hereby accept the offer of Captain Boggs. door which, when it swings slowly on its I'' I
friends must refer with pride. The
above shall be to foreigncommerce always
excited as
From the news lately received from the ,hinges, opens to admit the file of prisoners, honorary of his uniform :
from and after the first day of July, United States recognition gallantry J I t
Captain Page probably conclu- each ironed and attended by a guard
that commercial intercourse with the and good conduct thruoghout the war, I
; ded he would not be likely for some time to who carries ball attached to a chain "
a '
heavy which !
dnubject has now been tendered him have
said from that time, be carried we ;
ports ,
may receive instructions from his
to the laws of the United States and I government; so fastened to each prisoner's legs. They have every reason to believe, would have been ; I
he applied to Gen. Dulce to deliver the ves- come in from the cells in the adjacent build- it
given as was earned long if he lid
in of such regulations as bq ago,
pursuance may sel up to him on condition that she should to their places on a platform
ing. They
the Secretary of the Treasury, pass permitted his friends to call attention to his
prescribed by
never be delivered up to the United States.Gen. .- (on The, south side of the room) raised two feet case. There are
men however
we are
from ,
If however vessel a foreign port many .
any Dulce immediately and firmly refused above the floor and sit down hands and feet
proud to who entered the from
of the excepted say army
shall enter any stating that had he demanded'her surrender and armed the elbow
in the State of Texas she will continue manacled, an guard at higher motives than a desire for its outward
ports the/might have claimed conditions but hoods that have
f 3 of each. The cjose-fitting
to be held liable to the penalties prescribed, ; honor, and among them, no one has tfeeh r
the thirtieth -they had come to him-voluntarily to surrender hitherto covered their races, are now.removed, actuated by a loftier spirit than Col. Tilgh-
the act of Congress approved on .
by her into his hands he would accept no and they look about them with strange, awe- man
hundred six ,
of and
day July. eighteen '
conditions whatever but-.would receive her stricken:' sce8. .- '
t t -one and the persons on board of her'to -----..--+ -. :.
as a deposit. This was Surratt of
; finallyy agreed to,and The woman is Mrs. course ; <
such penalties as may be pursuant the officers and men put on shore, a guard of. there'is but'orie'woman present. She has a TENNESSEE.

to the laws of war, for trading or attemptingtrade Spanish marines taking custody of the ran i 'rather'red.face,and is fat enough tp be good- ,

with an enemy. General Dulce then wrote to the General de natured-and we understand she can be very Negro Plot to Auamlnate the Paroled

And I, Andrew. Johnson, President of the Marina, statmg the facts, and the Auditor de attractive when'she chooses-but there is that Rebel Soldiers-8b rp Conflict with the ;'

United States, do hereby declare and make Guerra, with some artillery officers, then pro- in her face which a keen student of human White Troops. of
United States of America do
known that the
ceeded on board to take an inventory of everything nature will instantly detect as the sign of an MEMPHIS Tenn. .
all May
henceforth jisallow to trading
persons ,
on board of the Stonewall When ugly and a heart hardened with Unpleasant
temper, influx of paroled rebel into
trade in of the troops
or attempting to any ports this is concluded she will be taken to the experience of the world. Unlike the caused
Memphis excitement
United States in violation of the laws thereof a great among
arsenal, and remain there without a flag until ''male:prisoners, her wrists are not manacled, the troops. .
) all pretence of belligerent rights add privileges further orders. The flag hauled down her ankles and she is allowed to negro .
was though are, They got a plot to kill rebel sol-
and give, notice that, from the date of every
last night and was not hoisted this he counsel Hon. Reverdy Johnson.
this Proclamation all such offenders will be morning, sit"near dier in Memphis in revenge for the Fort Pil-
so the Spanish authorities did not have to That man with the German face,grayish eyes low massacre. .

held is and'dealt also ordered with that as pirates.It all restrictions. lower it. Most of the crew were Spaniardsand .and'sandy hair is Atzerott. The one whotakes The plot was discovered last night and.the :

trade heretofore imposed in the territory upon of. Portuguese, and a hard looking set of his'position so calmly,bat seems a little white troops were put on guard to watch the -

scoundrels they are. Large numbers of them incommoded by the weight of his handcuffsis movements of the .
of the negroes.
the United States east Mississippiriver
had deserted. The Portuguese consul has Dr. Mudd. The handsomb man with the t
At a given hour the negroes attempted to .
contraband of
those to
save relating shipped four of the deserters and there. face black moustache and imperial -
: are pale heavy come out of the fort to out their
to the reservation of the rights the carry pur- :
war, I four more in jail for getting in a row the other and broad forehead with clustering black
United States to property purchased in the ,pose, when they were ordered back again. ,by I
night.As 'hair is he looks much "
0)Laughlin) ; the white '
of and to the twenty-five troops.
territory an enemy, an immediate consequence. of the visit and watches the proceedings of the court withan The negroes refused to obey the order and .

per cent, upon purchases of of the cotton internal, are re : of the Columbia to Key West, the Powhatan, intense interest that indicates his feelings. a fight forthwith ensued. I 1
moved. All reve-
. provisions Commander Worden, came into That is with his legs crossed, his head '
: nue law will be carried into effect under the : port fully 'Payne After a sharp conflict twenty of the negroes
determined to attack this formidable mon- bent forward, and his eyes fastened on the were killed and wounded and driven back \ I
i officers.
proper i iII ster, and attempt to board her in case she glimpse of'the bright world seen through the in confusion into the fort.
hereunto .
In witness whereof I have set I
: should out. She was followed bars of the window opposite him-a world .
is them.
hand and caused the seal of the United i strong guard now kept over ; ;
my the Aries, Connecticut and several others.- whose beauties he will probably never again '
to : ,
All off the is doubt concerning ,
were lying port ready to attack enjoy-for if there any
Done at the City of Washington, this $600,000 IN SPECIE AND TIlE STATE BONDF I
her. the of other there is none concern-
I twenty-second day of May, in the : guilt! any said has confessed. AND ARCHIVES--CONDITION OF THE CHATTANOOGA :
ing Payne's who it is ,
of Lord one thousand i RAILROAD &C.CINCINNATI.
[saALJ: year our ,
The nervous, twitching, haggard young man,
eight hundred and sixty-five, and I A Gallant, Fight and a Gallant Surrender whose eyes rove wildly aboutresting nowhereis :May 22, 1865. : '
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of the Independence of the United oran Arkansas Secessionist. Arnold; he also is said to have attemptedhis A despatch from Nashville reports the ,.

States of America the eighty-ninth. : Harold and capture of the rebel Governor Isham G. Har- ,
Colonel Grace, of Arkansas made life. The other prisoners are ,
ANDREW JOHNSON. : a speech at Ford's Thea- ris of Tennessee, and $600,000 in specie belonging -
at Memphis lately, in which he said Spangler, the stage carpenter ,
I I'V. r
By : to the State Treasury. The State ar- "
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the who drew
am man the ordinanceof
HUNTER, of State.Condition secession in the Legislature up of Arkansas; tre.And now, turning from the mournful and chives and all the State bonds have also been ; I
Acting Secretary
I have been in the field fighting against the impressive pictures these unhappy creatures captured. j

.4 Union for nearly four but I present, we look upon the Court which sits The published correspondence between't t
his years now am a
oCMr. Seward and Son.
Brownlow' the officials of the.
You know Governor and
conquered and whipped man. (Laughter. in judgment upon them. already :
[From the Washington Chronicle. As I was gallant in going out to fight I now' the names of the officers composing? it. I Chattanooga Railroad shows the rolling stock ; ,:

We called yesterday afternoon to make our propose to be gallant in surrendering, and sent them in my last letter. They are dressedin of that road to be in good repair at Augusta, .:. : ;
Hunter is located two hundred and twenty-five loco-
regular inquiry after Mr. Seward and his submitting to the arms of the Government.Let full military uniform. including
end of the table with the motives. The road to Atlanta will be com- I
at the eastern ,
son, and found the Secretary had gone to en- us have respect for the Government that
joy a ride, and that !Ir. Frederick W. Scw- we cannot whip. (Laughter.) other members on either side,down the lengthof pleted about the 1st of June.

ard, to use the welcome words of the attendant "I have no contempt for Federal authoritynow the table. At the other end is Judge GENERAL JOHN E. SMITH IN COMMAND AT ; i

if I had. I do not think Advocate Holt, with his assistants, Col. Bur- MEMPHIS. = !
was "doing bravely. ,The pleasure of ever there is a I
un individual at this double good news will manly bosom in the South but has higher nett and Judge Bingham. The cluster of CAIRO,May 21, 1865.. I

r be felt by millions when they hear it. It is respect for Norther gallantry than when he men in civil dress who sit fronting the table General John E. Smith supersedes General i

no praise to say that Christian men in all went into the fight. The authorities tell us are the prisoner's counsel, who make use of Washburne at Memphis. I .: t

lands think with a common rejoicing over to come back and reconstruct the Union, that several tables placed for their convenience.For I

the fact that the American Secretary of Stateis they will give us honorable terms. Do you some time after gaining admittance to ALABAMA. : l I e

surely recovering his health and strength.Associated think mat people as brave as the North are, the court room my attention When was accupiedwith the first Union Meeting in the Northern Section '

4 with the murdered President in that they are going/ risk their reputation in a these arrangements. of the State-A Military Governor Wan ; t z
around witness was called he was directed to a posi- ted. '. .
the historic four years of his administrationof war to turn after we have dispersedour ;
this Government-the most wonderful in armies and give us anything but honora- tion on a platform near the south side of the MEMPHIS:May: : 24,1865. .. i .

room. The witnesses enter singly, and as The Bulletin that the from North' .J
any nation's career-Mr. Seward was so con- ble terms? ; says news I
nected with the fatal incidents of the last "There may be some men in the North who they glance towards the prisoners it is difficult Alabama is encouraging. Meetings pare being r

.. hours of Mr. Lincoln as to have been on the may think that the South had a hand in the to recognize which are the accused, owing held in all parts of the State, and strenuous :, .

eve of the fate which cost the Republic so death of our lamented President; but I know to the detectives who arc sitting among exertions made to bring Alabama"into i

dear.. The patient, .steady, .and, unfaltering that the people of the South mourn over his j I them, apparently presenting the same appear- the Union again.' The meetings are largely= ; f

counsels of Mr. Seward, since he ,came to death, and feel that they have lost a friend. ance.' Occasionally a chain clanks, and a attended. :

Washington with the President-elect; February When I had an interview with the Presidenthis man moves; then it is easy to tell who are Petitions are circulating all through North .

of 1861, like those stars which never heart seemed overflowing with love towards I manacled, and consequently 'which of these ern Alabama for the appointment of a military ;

fade, though sometimes obscured,have guided the people. I I I persons are the conspirators. Governor. "

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have the least, ,appreciation of his for.. my arrest on a charge of having,with
: DAVIB' CAPTURE.-The :New York young to child others therein named incited and
J>Jr I a and the fourth- a nursing concocted I

wht hn la JtnilOn..r Herald correspondent the true version '::1Jrs.condition Davis, is a member of the Howell iamily the murder of the late President.: ,

j Davis and the circumstances and has a great many! relatives Conscious of my innocence,unwilling even !J
'-wry. .. -.... _. 1rrf.1Yw 'of:the capture of Jeff. sketch of Georgia, She is pretty woman, of to seem to fly from justice, and confident of
No at AubAugusta.
attending it. imaginary entire vindication from so foul imputation
of When I first my an -
i JACKSONVILLE, JUNE 3, 1865. could have represented the manner of his escape pro jably forty:Macon years and conversed age. with her upon the full,fair and impartial trial
at ,
in a more ridiculous light than do the saw the her cars, I thought her pretty and agreea- which I expect to receive,I shall go as soonas
JACKSONVILLE AN OPEX PORT. on as though practical to Macon, to deliver myself up
tumble it seems
ctual facts of the case. It was a big We but to look at her now
I ; her headin to custody. I am respectfully:
your ,
i The recent proclamation of the President he aspired to occupy twenty years had been heaped upon
from the lofty position and vivacity C. C. CLAY, Jr.
Her pride
a makes Jacksonville in common with all other four years. Many may remember the contemptuous one forsaken short week.her and truly she is but the I P. S.-This will be delivered by Jon. P.

I s: ports except those of Texas open to free and sneers the Southern press used to have wreck of'her former, self. Philips, of this place. C. C. C., Jr.

with the world. cloak disguise I first met Mr. Clay and lady on. the cars
unrestricted commerce scotch and -
bestow upon cap MISS HOWELL, at :Macon, and they both conversed very free

t There stands nothing now in the way of the of President Lincoln. If the contempt her sister, is a young lady hardly out of her ly. They are both very: intelligent, but of

place again becoming the commercial capital they expressed was real how contemptible teens, if we are to judge from her appearance. the two, to use a. common expression

1..l : of the State. The energetic efforts of the must JefF.. appear in their eyes now. The She has black hair and black eyes, with a inadame is the best man. should take Clayto
complexion and very little of that 1 be about thirty-five year:; of age, and his
is to matters ruddy ,
all that push
citizens are necessary ridiculous part is that with all the pains < I
.i modest demeanor which characterizes our wife about thirty. They were dressed plain
and by next fall it will resume its former of experienced waiting maid= to transform Northern belles. In fact, she is coarse- ly, but assumed an air of ostentation and su

=! .. appearance ofa flourishing city. Jeff into a woman they were not sufficientto coarse in feature and coarse
The first and most essential desideratum is deceive Yankee corporal. 'I'o end his This is not much to her detriment, however, Colonel Pritchard and my'se1'that' ; as she

to have some regular communication with. the a as her future prospects are not well calcula- brought Mr. Clay in, she should claim the reward -
career on the scaffold could hardly expose ted to develop the finer qualities of a high offered for his arrest. They both talked

North. To depend longer on the uncertain his name to greater ignominy ,than that to bred lady. She is affianced to Lieutenant a. great deal. about "political.. tricks"at Wash-

\" arrivals of government transports for mails which his inglorious capture has brought it. Hathaway, one of the prisoners. 0 mgton, ana- assumed to believe that ins arrestwas

t// I mid means of travel will never do for a ])lacelike ---- -__- ----- Having tints hurriedly sketched the out- only ruse, to carry out the designs of

: Jacksonville.: Let some move be made 1t j jtt THE PRESS OF FLORIDA.Nearly lines of the Davis family, I will leave the President Johnson for the gratification of personal
fill in the back-
of readers to
citizens take I all of the newspapcrs throuhout the imaginations my vengeance.
t 0 ; once in the matter. Let the and supply the lights and shades,and
steps to repair the wharves, that the vessels: State still continue to publish their regular proceed to portray the personnel of the other MAJOR GENERAL WHEELER

o which may., arrive will have suitable places i issues. They have all become good loyal notables. 13 hardly worthy of a special paragraph.lIe .-

to discharge their cargoes. Let property .sheets. So long as they continue so we shall ALEXANDER II. STEPHENS, is a very ordinary looking individual '

J owners place side-walks in front of their cheerfully hold the right hand of fellowship the rebel Vice President, is one of the most hair about and thirty whiskers years ,of and age hazel, with eyes.light He brown was

places, repair broken t fences, remove debris- towards them, and co-operate with them in singular men lifetime.in appearance I should you take will him to meet be always the laughing stock of our cavalry,

1 m short let every citizen contribute all he can such steps and measures as may be for the with in five a feet six inches in height, and almost who have so of en placed him Hors du combat

towards making the place present a city-like welfare of the country. Circumstances have about as slim as a skeleton. lIe appears to and since his capture the poltroon sticks out
feature and is in his
his displayed
1 If 1 appearance. Have the warehouses in readiness i- changed our position from antagonistic to a be nothing but skin, bone and cartilage, and of every action.every lIe shrinks, like a whipped
be hardly able to move
that of placing! Florida in its is so feeble as to
to receive merchandise. The railroad common cause His face is entirely devoid of beard, puppy from contact with his captors, and is

will be in operation before many days ; which proper position, and preserving order and about.and his lips extremely thin. lIe is what is I seldom seen out of his room.

) before days we shall and has While I write, 3Iajor General Halleck has
will bring us in direct communication with quiet. Probably many commonly termed lantern-jawed, a
{ arrived,but, as the mail will soon close, I will
better facilities for communication,then smooth forehead. His eyes are bright,
the interior. There is certainly some con- high, not be able to inform you before to-morrow

i i idcrablc produce various kinds scattered, we shall become better acquainted with each I but, after looking at conversation them straight, I am during unable a what disposition he will make of the prisoners. -

; about the country which the owners can be other, and, we trust, to our mutual benefit. I I somewhat tell what lengthy color they really are lIe was It is generally believed, however, thatthey
will be len here and the casemates will
411 -* -' ,
4 induced here. should in black clothing, and wearsa
to bring Every thing dressed plain
for their this
l'In'r: FERXAXDIXA.FERNANDIXA fob chain. The amber stem of be ready reception evening.
be done that is necessary to encourage them heavy gold
: : May 30, 1S6. his meerschaum pipe is always seen, either in FORTRESS MONROE,May 23, 1865
to do so.
1 hero :Monday: night entirely his mouth or protruding from his vest pocket.
A lire occurred on Jeff. Davis and Clement C. Clay,after having -
': It must not be forgotten that the Sty Johns lIe conversed very freely about the events of
L. destroying the residence and confectionary he'' been taken yesterday afternoon from the
river is navigable for two hundred miles | the past four years. lIe maintains that escorted
I of Mr. steamer .Clyde, were
: establishment adjoining in favor of the Union and opposedto
above here. Top long a time should not was always inside the fort and at once placed in close con-
Gustava Stark. The fire is supposed to have secession, though he advocates the inhe-
in the cells for their
finement prepared reception -
before that is made
,,0 ,elapse point accessible. of State to withdraw from the
originated\ through the carelessness of a ser rent right a in the second tier casemates. They
: : A steamboat running up and down Union under the constitution. lIe vindicates
each other and
; occupy cells adjacent to are
't., 1 the river, would greatly enliven the place and vant. his course in accepting the. Vice. .Presidency.. .. very carefully guarded by two officers and
he did so in
-- that
I '\ of the confederacy by saying of the Third Pennsylvania artil-
certainly twenty men
JEFF. DAVIS AX I) HIS PARTY.Sketch order to prevent the horrors of disorganized
t Every thing should be done to make the warfare and to try to bring about reconstruction. lery.Mrs.
of the Party on Board the Clyde. Davis and family and the wife of
look to those who South lIe is not on good terms with Davis>
'.1 r i place inviting come Special Correspondence New York Herald.] words Clement C. Clay remain on board the steamer -
: with capital to invest or to engage in busi- ON BOARD STEAMER WM. P. CLYDE, } and I have not seen Both them keep exchange their staterooms Clyde, which has been coaling all day,
the trip.
J1 t. f ness. All useful occupations contribute tot OFF FORTRESS MONROE,May 20,1865. $f during closely, and neither seem to pay much atten- preparatory to ,carrying them ta ColonelPritchard's

J. the prosperity of a place. Nothing will place As my letter yesterday was brought to witha tion to what is transpiring around them. strictest command, southward again.enforcedby
The regulations are being
.i unfavorable in order to get it on board the character of note in the programme
u town in so a light as to see round turn, The next the military authorities respecting persons

3 'l groups of i idlers about the streets. Every one mail steamer for Baltimore Jeff. Iavisand, several party items were of is the late visiting the fortress. By order of the Secre-

.if they try can find something to do that will interest omitted.concerning I will endeavor to supply the deficiency POSTMASTER GENERAL REAGAN. tary of War no one, either civil or military,is

he as profitable at least, as loafing around This individual was formerly a represen- allowed to enter the fortress unless provided
j now. tative in Congress from Texas, and endeav- with papers, which are furnished very spar-
here he
the corners. Let those who have met with When Co!. Pritchard arrived immediately -
notorious the
commander of the
himself on
Col. Roberts comman- ored to make ingly, to post.
s ,
Joss and misfortune the rebellion reported to debate with
by cease rights question by challenging
dant of the post, and was informed by him members 'V ASIIrnATOX, D. C., May 22, 1865.
mourning over it, and crying over spilled instructions from the several prominent republican
that he had him and Since my arrival at. Fortress Monroe,
fit to indulge
milk, and instead of drawing gloom pictures War Department to fit up six casemates for. None, however, saw where, for the first time since I left Gravel-
made but little reputation,except among
of the future, make the best of tho case and the prisoners, and to detain them here.- he fire-eaters of his own State. Being a per- ling Springs, Alary with General Wilson's cavalry -
These orders being in direct contlict with the the expedition, on the 22d of March last, 1
and of his chief
then how
go to work; see prospccts.willbrighten. sonal friend Davis, and one co-
orders of Colonel Pritchard, and also with he received the appoint- had the opportunity of reading Northern
in iniquity,
.t those of Captain Frailey, commanding the General in which newspapers. I find that a great many errors
The Government has done all it' can by man-of-war Tuscarora, which ha-.l convoyed ment of served Postmaster until the rel'el, bubble burst capa-( dl have crept into their columns relative to the

restrictions from Hilton Head, the Secretary of Tar city he 0. .. : and final disposi-
amoving and repairing railroads. 11'1. then volunteered his services to pilot ins attempted escape, capture
of the Navy were both tel- He Davis and his .
and the Secretary tion of Jeff coconspirators.These
'T;,e people themselves must do the rest. The lord and master through the country to
.. rr eeraphed to, and in answer orders were received of most have been sent for publication by correspondents -
chances are now open equally, to everybody. to "await further orders:' The Clyde Texas; and, after securing a shipment whose information was.obtained
rebel funds (which he had been for
Wealth and prosperity are the sure rewards and Tuscarora were subsequently anchored ot the time converting into specie,) in a block- principally from Madame Rumor and the

/)f industry and enterprise about one half mile outside the harbor, where some ade runner to Europe, for deposit, subject to grapevine telegraph, and, as a matter of
they still remain, while the casemates are being his course,.are as erroneous a's the great bulk of
-----r---.i i- draft he undertook perilous journey.You
for the reception of their his obtained in that been intimately -
THE NATION. DEBT. rapidly prepared : are already apprised of the result. lie news way. Having
valuable occupants. Subsequently, at mid- connected with the parties who made
black haired, man
:A. writer to the New York Herald suggestsa I received Colonel is a thick set, tawney ,
night, a telegram was by the climate of Texas usually produces. the capture, and enjoyed their full confidence,
simple way to liquidate the National Debt. Pntchnrd, stating that General Halleck wouldbe I had every opportunity of learning, duringour

'I it is that one hundred and fifty thousand of here at noon to-day, to dispose of the prisoners COLONEL LUBBOCKwas voyage, every incident connected with
While we are awaiting his arrival I formerly Governor of Texas,but has been the pursuit and capture of the fugitive from

the wealthiest citizens contribute each twenty will endeavor to fulfill my promise of giving serving for some time as aid-de-camp to Davis, justice; and from Macon Fortress Monroe,

i thousand dollars.' The editor of the Herald you a short description of with rank of colonel of artillery lIe is alsoa and up to the evening of the 21st inst, can

offers to start the schcm by contributing TilE PERSONNEL OF THE PRISONERS. heavy set individual, with gray hair and give the facts from personal observation and

4brty thousand dollars towards it, as a matter Davis of whom we of the North have imperial, and gray:, cold eyes. lie is ratherof investigation. :
H Jeff. a jovial disposition, however, and is disposed As I have given in my previous letters avery
of lIe pays a yearly tax of from heard so much and seen so little for the past
economy. to take his captivity rather as a "joke"than full account of the capture and transit of
thirty-five to forty thousand dollars towards four years, is a man about six feet in height, otherwise. these parties, I will confine myself principallyto
of the finest
and not figure by
lean any
debt. It would rather incidents not written and to the
paying off the public I should take him to be somewhat COLONEL JOHNSON previously ,

be a saving operation for many of the citi- above means.fifty years of age, prematurely gray.- occupied the same rank and position. lIe is correction of the errors above I mentioned do;with and
I shall write
in Us ,
doing so always
full whiskers,rather stunted in growth, tall muscular man, and i is also gray.-
..- _. .. yens to pay twenty or even a hundred thousand lIe has a very that I in history.
b .. ... ;. with His of Lubbock the knowledge sin= vritins
'- dollars and have the debt liquidated at and, like his hair, sprinkled gray. He is much of the disposition ,
.. of which is blind have an undefined most of their time playing
', .' gray eyes (one ) and the two pass THE CAMP WHERE JEFF. WAS CAPTUREDwas
ki ., .",:,." .\,: once than to pay a yearly contribution for and unfathomable_ look, and his cards or spinning yarns. situated in a pine forrest, on the side ot

j : nn indefinite number of years. There is mouth, of the Grecian mould, is occasionally PRIVATE SECRETARY 11ARRISON the Abbeyville road, about one mile from Ir-

nothing visionary or impracticable in jerked out of all proportion by a sepulchral is a very good looking young man, and is winsville, Irwin county, Cleor is. It consisted
smile. He is confined to his
.t the suggestion. There is certainly men laugh or forced very w informed on political matters. lIe of a large wall tent, containing only the
deal of the time, and it requiresall
bed great arch-traitor and his and ordinary
in the who abundantly] does not, however, express opinion openlyon family, an
enough country are
of his nerved wife to
the nursing strong topic connected with the defunct con- "fly," containing the male\ portion of the car

able to contribute twenty thousand dollars. keep him. from giving way to despondency. federacy any and is much reserved in his manner. avan. Surrounding and :contiguous to these

There are many who have amassed large lie is a pitiful sight, and the last man one lIe is attentive to "the President as he were two common army5wagons, two, ambu-
w fortunes solely on account of the war. This would have supposed to be a fit subject for invariably calls him, and would consider it lances and several horses and mules with. the

Presidential honors. honor to black his boots. This is all of usual amount of camp paraphernella, such as

:: class ought to feel under some obligations MRS. DAIS AND CHILDREN. an the Presidential cortege that I consider worthyof saddles, bridles, harness,cooking utensils,&c.

to .contribute_ something towards Mrs. Davis is the second wife of the ex- special mention, and so I will pass to Davis himself and Postmaster Reagan, Wt'

paying the expenses of the war. If.the millionaires President, by whom he has had four children. | CLEMENT. CLAY AND LADY. the two colonels-Lubbock the

., ., ; Yt; and-other wealthy men will really The eldest is a smart little black eyed girl, Before I proceed, however, I will appendthe de-camps-had before after only overtaken'the party from
A night a fatiguing ,journey
.. take the matter in hand the immense national :Maggie, of some fourteen summers, and the following copy of the letter Bent by Mr. Washington, Ga., where=they! .had reinaired
of about twelve who
debt be disposed off in a short next a boy, or Clay to General Wilson, previous to his arrival to"settle busintts while,
.: can,.. very by the euphonious cognomen of uYoun'Jetl" some as they .say
goes and surrender in at Macon :- servanthad
time. This will prevent a great complicated from the old block and person Mrs. Davis, with the children and
I 1 many He is a chip LAGRANGE,.Ga, May 10,1865-4 P. M. d
forward under the protection
- questions coming up to tax the pub- 'we would suppose from his actions occasions and tem Brevet Major General Wilson, United States escort pushed of Private Secretary, Harrison, and a

; lic mind as well as ,do away with the inter 'per, shown on like various his traitorous and sundry sire wouldin Army-Macon, Georgia :- few-of the faithful such as .Lieut Hathaway

na11'evenue.anq tax laws with all the corruption that he too, for "treason GflNERAL-I havejust seen a proclamation :Midshipman,Howell,and about. twenty Put
after days be fit stratagem from the President of the United States off ring sery
that will surely grow out of carrying I i and spoils. The next is a smart little'fel l a reward of one hundred thousand dollars- vate soldiers. It where was. probably Davis dismissed got 1ue s-
flaxen hair -too near Washington ,
I and
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under the most alighted:at the Lanier Houc: (General Wilson's Jeff.; Davis' Private Secretary Committedto H, A 1J Q Uait, i .ii % U.ll1ZLTOx '' 1. ., J U & H. ;
ana divided the spoils, the guards obstructedtheir the Old PrIi.
headquarters) Capitol on.
, Some of Stoncman'scavalr"wcrc IIUD, S. C. :May: H, 1865. .
gf ircnmstances. already prepared GEL O .
prcssin he vision. Dinner was wi Rs. :
hard upon him, and con- of it with a relish. NO.63. }
follow and the prisoners partook [From the Washington Ctronicle
them May
deed\'c them letting Reagan who it I. The prodamation of A. G. agrath
eluded to After dinner Postmaster ,stylinjr himself .
and his friends learn that Colonel Harrison Governor of
ofcap air while he contract to see "thePresident" ,Jeff: Davis' South Carolina, dated at
the body y the country and joined seems, had taken the private Secretary, was brought to the Navy Columbia: South Carolina, May 2d,1865, dSStog S : r
v across to Texas was admitted '
trlv-clled in< 7, (?) safe through all fcu'isistetjce stores and tho
situation property of the
horrors of his Yard in the United States steamer Pontoosuc Confederate ;
his family. To add to to General ,Vilson'sroom, where were ; Sttn.e within the limits of the State should be
the escort demanded a division ot thecontent several officers, including the from Fortress Monroe, and:! from thence sent turned over and accounted for by the Agents of the :

of the kegs and boxes (gold and silver congregated General correspondent. Reagan to the Old Capitol prison,jesterday afternoon. State, appointed for that purpose,and directing that the .
\ and
sonic time your Jeff. Davis with his wife and four subsistence and other stores shall be used for the relief .
to delay children
), and he was obliged Gen. Wilson that he wished to ask his of the people of the State ; and the proclamation 4
told of
and act as paymaster. As faros I could learn to accompany the President" to yet remain at Fortress Mfnroc.MARRIAGES. Joseph E. Brown, styling himself Governor of Georgia. ..
permission :
unequally made-some dated at the Capitol of that State, on the:W day of May,
the divKion: was very Washington adding that he had shared with ;
1865, .
requiring the offl
much as one hun- ers unit! membe-s of the General
of the officers receiving as: -(exactly so ride the bills Assembly to in
lion's share him his property ; meet extraordinary 8ess.on at the Ca i- :
dred dollar: and upwards the ; of exchange drawn on London in his name- tot in Milledgeville on Monday, the 22d dav; of May
while others not so exacting received a bares wish to desert him in the hour of IHfo, IIn the proclamation of A. K. Allison styling
disturbance and did not On the 27th of:May, by thtticr. J. T. Osier Mr. W. himself Acting Governor Florida, dated ;
This raised considerable On F. Shepard, of Bangor Mains to :Miss at Tallahassee, .
pittance. the l nuke Jcfl. his adversity. receiving assurances that Mary W. Tylerof on the 8th of April 1865, giving notice and direction
in the camp, and during lie would be permitted to accompany him he Jacksonville Florida. that an election will beheld on Wednesday,the 7tu day

and his compagnons du voyage skedaddled.TilE expressed his gratitude. I of June, 186o,for Governor of the State of Florida, are, ,
each and all of them, declared
PETTICOAT STORY'1 44 You are under no obligations, sir," said ]lISCEU xEO US. become known to me, from trustworthy null and void information, it having, ;;.

in the main, true, although it has been told the General, for I should have sent you, j that the aforesaid A. G. Magrath, Joseph E. JJrown ;
is, correspondents, wanted to You and A. K. Allison, are disloyal to the United States
of times different whether you go or not. are a C ADDLERY AM llVRNESS ;
score by IN NEWTORE. having committed
I a sundry and divers treason
knowledge acts of
I many of whom supplied the lack of civilian prisoner, and he is a l prisoner bothmilitary O As Saddles, Rldles, Harness &c., can tint the same, in adhering; to their enemies, giving
, of facts copies draughts from the imagination and civil," now be shiped to any ofthj; Ports of the Southern them aid and comfort

! and by it m many different phases The i party was'joined here by Clement C. I States open for trade, wl| wuld say that we may still The persons and peoples, to whom the proclamation!! 4
gave be found at our old stani : 27 hercmabove referred
The Jo. Street, to have been
c.'dentler. respectively addressed
and his wife from
month in the Clay they having come New York to t old therefore
as there arc ready gre qr friends, and as many are enjoined and commanded to give no :
facts are as follows: Lagrange (their home), the previous day, and new ones as please to gvce a call, and show thema heed whatever thereto, or to any orders,proclamations "
The attack was made upon the camp by I surrendered themselves to General \Vil on. I.. cornple e assortment if sods in our line, particu- commissions, or commands emanating from persons
the first streak of dawnbegan The meeting between Davis and Clay was larly suited to the Sotnprt: TRADE of our own well claiming the right to exercise the functions and authority 1
Cot Ir chard just as known manufacture, Wticwe will dispose of, on the of Governor either the States of South Carolina
; to light the Eastern: sky. Eycmlung very cordial, and Mrs. Davis and :Mrs.: Clay most favorable: terms. : Georgia, or Florida, unless the same shall have been, '
jprofou ndl y sjlcnt. Jeff. was t t was very affectionate towards each other.. L.:'f Y. MEEKER k Co. promulgated by the advice or consent of the Uuited
was and the en- Successors torJPpULLS, MEEKEII, & Co. States authorities. 1-
of his former greatness, The affections and feelings of the two families
dreaming May Gd, 1865. 3m. II. The policy and wishes of the
somnambulentwere i general
tire Party were wrapt in the seemed to run in one and the same channel, i toward the people of these States, and the government method

ice of)orpheus, when they" were suddenly and they were often caught in secret counsel which should be persued by them in resuming or as ,

1 startled by the yells of the soldiers,and together, and separated by the O'uarYhile T UMBER F01 |ERE. 150/ ,000 FEET cumin;the exercise of their political rights, will doubtless -
\ make for evens JU assorted White DaeJoards, Planks!: tongued and be made known at an early day.
late to preparations in conversation with Colonel Pritchard and
too It is deemed
awoke sufficient.
and grooved, and Scantlig.Jso Doors, Window Sashes, meanwhile, to announco that.
fccbic re istnnce. After the officers men myself: Mrs. Clay jocularly remarked that as Pickets for Fencinghigles, .""c. the people of the black race are free citizens ,-f the-
safely under guard; which Mr. 3Iacon she should HENRY United States, that it is the fixed intention
in the "ilv" were she brought Clay to Aptyo, JOHNSON.i __ of a wiseand
sonic fin.uun.' >,'., ..iVnrnnr.il. *-"'ln'-- wentoccupied -. --- tO the claim the reward. i I i-eruanuina- Fla. benehcient government to protect them in the enjoy
May 27, 1865. 111>. ment of theJrfreedom and tne fruits of their .
I industry
tent occupied by defunct royalty, Yes said Davis hundred and that it ,
door of the Mrs. "one I j is the manifest and binding duty of all citizens -
and ordered them to come forth and deliver thousand dollars would be considerable of an --- -- -- whites as well as blacks, to make such arrange-

themselves up. Mrs. Davis appeared at the amount of pocket change for us poor unfortunates MRS. E. IIUIXJLL IS NOW PREPAR- sated ments labor and ,agreements as shall be among themselves, for compen-
to accoupodte, transient and advantageous to all
and said : now. I sold horses carriage sil- permanent parties. Neither ;
door my reasotblEuttes. idleness nor
Hoarders, at Her Table will be vagrancy will be tolerated -
Please, gentlemen, do not intrude on me ver ware and jewelry for what little money I plied with the besjthcmarket affords. Rooms large sup and the' government will not extend pecuniary aid
of ladies. There are no gentlcnietiprivacy had, and that has been stolen from me." and airy. j willing
will us greatly by giving Jacksonville, Fl, My 20, 186;). 3t.
here, and you oblige I could not see however, any lack of i III.. District and Post Commanders throughout this

us time to dress." jewelry about her person, as she sported two 1 Department will at once cause this orderto be circula-

"All' rteht, madame: ," said the corporal fu splendid diamond rings upon one finger. T IME, .ilJE, LIME, LIME will ted far take and such wide, by pedal couriers or otherwise, and

we will give you time to make your toilet, Nothing further of interest occurred duringthe JLJ For Sale, jqnntities, to suit l'urcha8elst by by them be deemed steps necessary to secure.its: enforcement as may _

and then you can take a ride to :Macon for route from Macon to Atlanta, as it was in i/ H. T. MOT.Fcrnandina Q. A. GILL rORE,

your health." the night, and most of the party, weary and FlaAp 20, 1863. Major General Com>>utndin .

A guard was placed around the tent, and sleepy went oft' into deep slumber.At -" ----- i i OnlcuL.a .]
I I Ii ::\[ )" 3, 1865. 15,,".
the reader's imagination must draw from the Atlanta General Upton had a train, an LIiTI LIST, :

denouement what transpired inside. After a escort and a warm breakfast in waiting for us, i OF TIlE I

half hour's interval, the monotony outside and, after about an hour's delay, we were off OFFICE AGENCY UNITED rATES ;

only being broken by the demands of the I for Augusta. Gen. Upton and two of his staff LIST (O.LfTTEHS REMAINING FEMAOTWI.AfttV 27, 1865.FLORIDA, "

guard to BurrS v uP." there came to the door officers accompanied us.ALEXANDER 31st 1865 : B Ofice: in Jacksonville:, Florida, May chase Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, wilfpur-

}Irs.DyisaI1d"Miss Howell, leading an apparently H. STEPHENS. I I II ment,,all under Cotton the, not regulations of the Treasury Dep rt- i''

decrepit old lady, dressed in a lady's I learned here from General Upton that an I (TLEMA\'S I LIST. may be brought to Fernandina captured or or Jacksonville.abandoned' which .

morning wrapper, with a tight hood on her escort in charge of the rebel Vice President 1( ;' M. The! regulations of the Treasury Department govern '

head and her face covered with a small veil. Stephens had gone ahead of us on the rugular Armstrong, J Marlin Mott, John George ing nexeL the purchase and sale of Cotton are herewith an- ',I

The old lady" could walk only with great train. He was arrested on his plantation, Berry, John I l' May wood,January I IIALLET'Pt' >. KILBOUKN

difficulty, but tottered through the door of the only a short distance from Atlanta, by a squadof llou.e,Mr. IMontgomery. A. 11. I tf. Purchasing Agent
tent with a tin pail on her arm. General Upton's men, under a captain and Bouse Bailey,,J.R.P.8.'I I George N. L. TIIEAhtd Y DEPARTMENT: .

Soldier, I suppose you have no objectionto stiff officer, whose name I have forgot ton. Beasley, Mahr I Newbury John I. Agents shall be appointed by the May S' 1865.

letting my old mother go the spring for Stephens made no effort to escape ; but was Brown, Pet) j Nubby, James Treasury, with the approval of the President Secretary, to of the-
for to wash with?" said Mrs. I O. for the United statestinder .
some water us found at his house quietly smoking his meer- special instructions
Cheney, Wb: / Osgood, R. D. from the Secretary of the
Davis. schaum. He had no companions save two Culpepper,l3. J I P. declared to be in msurrec.ion Treasury at products of State

44 Wall, I reckon I have some little objec- negro servants and a dog, and lived almost COl1rtpf'O, 1). Polite, August from time to time be d.si,nated, by such the places"as may

tion to letting that old lady go," said the cor entirely in solitude. He joined us on the Carris, Peters Willil} Phillips Stephen i Treasury as market or places purchase Secretary. of the
Cheuy, Plonk, H. : *
poral. She wears boots, don't she ?" and boat at Augusta. I solicited an introduction, Caldwell ear Platt, Frank III. The operations of *

with the point of his sabre he raised the frock, and had a very pleasant, profitable and 1 Phillips, J. B. I confined to the single article purchasing of cotton agents and shall be

discovering a large, coarse pair of calf-skin !. lengthy conversation with him. As my object Days, Davis i R. I :give public notice at the place to ; Say

boots. While the corporal was discoveringand .I was to gain information I gave him the Daniel, J. BJ.I I Ralph Robertson, Stephen, Geo. D. i these assigned regulations, that they, all will cotton purchase, in accordant 7Witb

exhibiting the cloven foot of the beast, floor and let him do most of the talking, merely I Eunis, James Reid, Daniel C.Corp. which may ue brought to them.not captured abandoned,

another soldier stripped to veil 'and hood responding in the affirmative or negative, 1 Roberts, James U. IV. 'l'o meet tile requhellien of the 8th section of

from off his face and lo the great ass which and occasionally putting in a feeler. lie was Floyd Frasure, Jamei, Jane: ,Rake, Franklin 8. the ton act so brought of July,2d and, 18&1, the agents shall receive aU cot .

has so long beeen hidden'neath a lion's skin- very anxous to know what policy I thoughtthe Frayer,Robe Sutton, Joseph W. toughs ihereot, which lortiiwith portion return shall to the seller ihree-

Jeff. Davis-stood before them, in all his pu- government would adopt towards the I. Fletcher, Watou Smith, Elias of the whole, according to the certificate beana\"ervgegradf"of a sviornex.

Billanimity, and in his true character, before leaders of the rebellion. He asserted that a c i It Smith, Geo. W. pert or sampler. .
Gray, Nat. Stoker, J. M.2Glasco V. All
the light of which Henry VIII, pales, and conciliatory policy would at once reunite the Freei Smith,Richard Agents: shall cotton be exempt purchased Irom and all resold by internS
Richard III. rises in the scale of human great- people revive trade, commerce, manufacturesand I 'Snarman.. WilliamIlagin taxes. Aid the agent selling shall and mark all the

noQC AJLW'J'-'. &agriculture, and, in fine, bring the disrupted John Ja Smallwood, C meliousHorgrafte "KREK and furnish to the purchaser a bill of sam sale

When Jeff. saw that he was fairly caught, States back to their allegiance and Higgins, Join, Scott Spencer, WilliamHumphrey Samuel clearly quantity and sold accurately, and describing the character and ;
I 1
and would be delivered into the hands of his original status in the Union. A different pol- ,Ci Spencer, George mpt from taxes and containing fees, as above.a certificate that it is ex-

enemies, he waxed exceedingly wroth, and icy, he held, would serve to keep up a feelingof Henderson, 1 Stanza, John *

railed out at the soldiers whenever opportunity bitterness and require the presence of a Howard Hartley,,JohiHammond Dan i I Schpavers Smith, D.,H.Matt product IX. All of Agents an are prohibited from purchasing any, 1
lIe made use of such reduce subordination insurrectionary State, which shall have-
offered. frequently large standing army to to Oi T. been captured by the military or naval forces
sneering remarks as- the contending factions. He was care- i Tillman,Samuel United States, or winch shall have been abandoned ,
Valorous soldiers, indeed, to make war ful to impress me with the idea that he did I Jeffcoat, Lieut.i W. Tydings, Rev.R.MI. K. 2 the lawful owner thereof. by
P. 2 Tillman '
Jones, [ Titus X. These
and children !" I thought the I from selfish motives but I could regulations, which are intended to
upon women not speak Johnson, Rob Turner, John L. and annul all others on the subject heretofore
Yankee government was a little more valorous not see it in the light of that illumination. Jackson, Jam: Taten. Joseph D. will take effect and be in iorce uu and after May i f

than to send its soldiers to steal defence lIe remarked that if the government had sent I W. 1865. HUGH MCCULLOCH

less women and children out of their beds at him a note to appear at Washington to be. Lamkin, Prin* I West Willams, William, George Amoved. Secretary, oftheTreas I

night," &c. hung he should have taken the shortest route, McEntire, RiCMurry. 'Whitney, Augustus K. ExEcrnvB CHAMBER, a

Mrs. Davis ironically remarked that she and went immediately to the capitol. Whathe John I" Y. Washington City, May 9, 1865.ANDREIV .

was not aware that an old woman and four said in justification of his cause in accept- Moses, B. I' Yanley, Juno JOIfl SUN.

children were of so much value as to be escorted ing the Vice Presidency of the confederacywas LADIES LIST.

by three hundred soldiers through the published in a previous letter, and time A (OFFICL&.L.J ,
I L.
country and space preclude a repetition. Stephens Armor, Rose Lee, Mrs. L AWSOFTHK UNITED '1'A I'
Jeff. Davis it is well known arc at H JanoM. PASSED AT THE FIRST Sti531oOF
and TIlt
JEVF. swords-points, ana mere was no signs of re- Baker, Mrs. 111 .|Mor, Miss Maria THIRTY-E1GHTH CONGRESS.
mentioned the effect Bell, Miss Hat McCarl,Mrs.
have previously produced -
the of either
I cognition or regard on part ) :Moss
Baltrice, Mrs.| .Miss Marina CHAJTEK
the President's ccxvui.
upon Davis by proclamation Both kent their respective places, independent Brook, Miss IA| Mott.Miss Janey Continual Drum tsuj' lement.
offering a reward of one hundred entirely of the other's presence. Stephenssaid Braziel, :Mis.i j Mepson, Misa Maria and are now held by said purchasers : Provided '
thousand dollars. I have often tried to im- that when he went to Hampton Brown, Mrs. jh McMunues, Miss Elizabeth any person who shall a\'allhiw of the ,
to me
when C, Mainord, Sarah F. Mrs. this act shall be thereafter
of Belshazzar he read debarred
agine the terror Roads, in company with Judge Campbell and Clark, Miss Sij N. under the grantee in the event of final any further
his doom in the handwriting on the wall, or the lIon. R. !I. T:- Hunter, to meet President Cornish, Miss! Norris, Mrs, Antonia the grant. (b :

the horror of the murderer when the handsof Lincoln he could have made satisfactory Clark,E. )I. U O. SKC.2. And be further enacted That where any
the officers of the law are laid rudely upon Croket, Mrs. } Uhnr1iss:: Georgia ditionul surveys may be found necessary to "
of in five minutes. lIe was not D give
terms peace < P. effects to this act the
him. Such, but in a vastly magnified degree, however, clothed with the proper official authority Dompsey, :MrihDnpont : Petty, Miss Ellen land-office shall cause such surveys to of be the I t
must have been the feelings of Jeff. Davis ,and hence his mission failed.OKNERAL Mrs.i\ Pain, Delia A. Miss cost of the purchasers, as provided by the 10th at gun,1

when he read that proclamation. As his::yes WHEELER AND STAFF I Gi! Priler, Maria Mrs. of the act of May cOth, 1852, entitled Au act to '
---- Goff, Miss Ro Parr, Mrs. Mary Ann the expenses ot the and !
survey sale
the fatal lines I have thoughtthat I I of the public
over from _
glanced were also captured, about fifteen miles ir p"- of the United States :" Provided, That [
he must have come to the first realiza- Atlanta. lIe had an escort of about one hundred Hensone, Harj Rosana, Miss era! lands or lands reserved for military no or entry other of

tion of his condition. lie trembled like an who fled at the approach of our Hicks, Misa N \ S. uses, shall be permitted under this act, nor shall
men, Hill, Miss Mdi Sler, Miss Toza::1 rights acquired under the
the from his hands preemption laws
leaf, dropped paper in number and left their Mrs. JHosendon of the I
aspen I cavalry (less ), general Harrell, amith,Ehza Mrs. States be affected hereby.
and sank into reveries and sullenness. His to his fate. They Wire: also taken to Augusta Miet Sheredon, Ellen Miss SEC. 3 Aud*further enacted, That it shall be ; f
wife picked up the paper, read its contents and were there put under charge of Hogans, )1 n. \ Smallwood, Miss Ann duty of the register and receiver of the proper ,
all burst into tears. Hogans, Mrs. i Sekleis Mrs Nelly office to receive all applications in I,
audibly, they 'CoL,Pritchard by Gen. Upon. It is supposed JI I Seaton,Miss Anna der this act, pursuant to such instructions cases presented

AT MACON AND EN ROUTE. that Wheeler and his men were going across Johnson MrsJames Sutton Mrs. E. A. prescribed by the commissioner of the general as j 1
Davis they claim ,:Mary Spraels, Miss M. office, and to adjudge all such
Colonel Pritchard and escort arrived at the country to join though James, Julia a Showers. Sarah cases as preliminary
homes. F. final decision in due course of law. "i
Macon about four o'clock on the afternoon they were en route for their respective Johnson, T. Approved, July 2, 1864.

of the 12th instant. For miles along the James, Miss Thomas, Mrs. Alice J
James, Miss& Tedder, Misa f
road which the CCXIx.
and the on cortegewas
streets on WARREN. K 1
REBELS FOR FORT An Act to authorize
expected arrive were strung' squads,' BOSTON, May 24, 1865. Kindley, Mrs:\ /.Zong, Mra.lneE. Warrant Officers of tbe United Rank States to be navy given

people eager to catch one glance of the 'that tHr 'Penon or any of the above trill please for other Purposes.
man who but recently had been,their sovereign A despatch from WoodV Hole reports be particular t|dm-tiled." Be, tnadtd by the Senate and House of Rtpr a
and at'whose doors' so crimes the United States steamer'Tuscarora.passed E.. H. REED, Postmaster. 'f 1** 'ignited Statesf .America in (bngrus i
many '
to Port That the.President. ot the
there at ten o'clock to-daybound United 13tatea fa hereb7
and sins were laid. Their curiosity,however, 1orized, if in
Alexander H. Stephens and ; judgment, it shall,.be ,
considerable extent Warren, with kin ** ** the interest of the
was not gratified to any ALL ntinsr neatly done service,to give assimilate! :"
other rebels for that place. the FLO X office. the warrant officers of the
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r interested, shall bo furnished by the commia- SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, That so much of rebellion, except the states of ArkansasTonneasee' : ,and

1 Hers carpenters, and sail-makers, as follows : After parties of said office upon the paym ent by such parties section five of the act,of thirteenth of July, eighteen: I Louisiana, to recruit volunteers under any call onfe* .

i five years of service to rank with ensigns ; and after ten stoner rate of fifteen cents per hundred words, and two hundred and slxty-one, aforesaid, as authorizes the the provisions of this act. who shall be credited to tS

years service to rank with masters. at the for copies of township plates or diagriras, with President, in his discretion, to license or permit com- state, and to the respective subdivisions thereof, which. .....

{ SEC. 2. And be u further enacted. That, from and dollars sum of one dollar for tho commissioner'srSftrite mercial relations 1 any state or section the inhabitants may procure the enlistment. "

f after the passage of this act, the officers named in the an of verification with the general land-offico of which are declared hi a state of insurrection, t SEC.: 4. And IN further enacted, That -drafted men,

1, preceding section shall be known as "warrant officers seal and ono of the orJployees of said office shall be is hereby repealed, except so far as may be necessary to substitutes, and volunteers, when mustered in, shall be

in the na.valscrvice of the United States," aud shall be designated; by the said commissioner as the receiving authorize supplying the necessities of loyal persons residing organized iu, or assigned to regiments, batteries, or

so entered upon the Naval Register. and the amounts so received shall, under the in insurrectionary states, within the linen of ac- other organizations of their own states, and, as far as

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That in all cases clerk direction of said commissioner, bo paid in the treasuryof tual occupation by the military forces of the United practicable, shall, when assigned, be permitted to Be.

I where it has been or may be, toured necessary during the United States ; effect to be given to this act according States, as indicated by published order of the com- lect their own regiments, batteries, or other organiza-

the present war to detain in confinement persons found to such regulators as may be prescribed by theSecretary manding general of the department district occu- tions from among those of their respectiyV: ; states whichat

\I1' 1! on board of captured vessels, the expenses of the detention of the Interior not inconsistant with the lawsof pied; and, alsoexcept? so far as may be necessary to the time ot assignment may not bo filled to their

f of such persons, when not chargeable to the proceeds United States : Provided, That the fees stipulatedin authorize persons residing within such lines to bring or maximum number.

of prize or other fund, shall be paid out suits of the in the the foregoing provisbns shall not apply to such au- scud to market in the loyal states any products whichthey Skc. G. And lJ4 it further _enacted, That: the 'twentieth
appropriation for defraying the expenses of as; rosy be required by tho officers of shall have produced with their own labor or the
the thenticated copies section of the act entitled, "An act to amend an
I tt which the United States arc concerned, and courtmartial that branch of the government, no to such; unverifiedomnrissi0Serin labor offreedmen, or others employed and paid by act entitled *An act tor enrolling and calling out the
expenses of prisoners sentenced by copies as the c his discretion: may deem them, pursuant to rules relating thereto! which may national tortes, and for other PluIIOSCSaNrovCt'. !
in shall be defrayed And no goods
to confinement a penitentiary be established under properauthority. ,
hundred and
to furnish. February twenty tour, eighteen sixtj -four,
from the fund. proper ho taken into a state declared -
same 2,18G4% : wares or merchandise shall shall construed that tho of
Approved, July be to mean secretary War
SEC. 4. Andbeitfurthercnactcl.Tlunt the following transported' therein, exceptto
-- -- in or shall discuargo. minors uuder the age of eighteen years
addition be made to the clerical force now authorized l Cn.\d: ccxxv. and from such places and to such monthly amounts under the circumstances und on tie conditions piesciibed -

,I'll.1..i by law in the Navy Department: clerks of the An Act in addition to tluviveral Acts concerning Commercial aa shall have been previously agreed upon in writingby in said section ; and hercatter, it any oil.cer of
,f- and clothing two which
; Bureau of provisions Intercourse be\v en loyal and insurrectionary the commanding: general of the department the United States: shall enlist or muter into the military
third class and two of tha first class. such places are situated and an officer designated! by
under the of sixteen
age yiarsiih
; Bureau of ordnance, one clerk of tho third class. capFrauds the of the Treasury for that purpose.Sec. any person or
I tk Secretary wituout the consent of his parent guardian, suth
clerk of tho tured per-
and recruiting, ona and
nureau f equipment That all officers
10. Audit further ,
s in States declarjdin Insurrection. son so enlisted or recruited shall be immediately discharged
second class and ono of the first class.' it enacted by the Sc'lla\ald House of Ilepresentatires privates of the regular and volunteer forces! of the United upon re-payment of all bounties received ; and
Be : ,
1 2 ,1804. ., the :
Approved, July and all officers sailors and marines
semble'., States ofiiicr who shall
of the Unite .Suites (!Jl,fira in Congress a sucu lecruiting; or musieriug knowing
That sales of captured ancaiandoncd property under naval services, arc hereby prohibted from buying or ly enlist any person under sixteen Scats of age, shall
CCXY. kind
Communication tho act approved March t Ac, eighteen hundred and selling] trading; or in anyway- dealing in the or be dismissed tae service, with fovtciturc or ah pay and
An Act for increased i-.icihtu oi Telegraph and the
this act
I between the Atlantic and Pacific States sixty-three, may be made i :such places, in states declared description of property mentioned in allowances, and shall be subject to Much lurthcr pun-
in. the net to which this is in addition, whereby to receive orexpect direct.SKC. .
and tho Territory of Idaho.Bt in insurrection, as y be designated: by: benefit, or advantage to himself, or iSi.meut as a court-martial may

itcnartelby the Sea Lit and lluuse of Iteprtwtatiresof Secretary of the 'fre'l lI11'Y awcll as at other placesnow : other any profit, directly or indirectly: onncr ed with ,: 6..trul be itfttrthrreiiattut, That section three

(, Vie United Nat if America: in Congress assembled, authorized, by said ate any him and it person shall he the duty of such officer,private, or of an act entitled, "An act to amend au act entitled,
that the lnitcltatcs: : Telegraph Company, and their Sl.(. 2. An'the itftn'thfr ytfl. That, in addition to marine; when such property shall come into his possession An act tor enrolling and calling out the national tortes -

associates, arc hereby authorized to erect, a line or hues the captured and abandon\ }jroperty to bo recei.lcoUf'ctPI1 ,or custody, or within his control to give notice and for other. purposes: ,' '* approved February

I of magnetic telegraph between the Missouri River and and disposed of, provided in said act, the thereof to some agent, appointed by virtue of this act, twuuttour, eighteen hundred and sixty lour, be, and
the State of California, on said agents shall take chart-f and lease, for periodsnot is amended so as to authorize
tho city of San Francisco, in and to turn the same over to such agent; without delay; tue sumac hereby, ,
select to connect with the lines exceeding twelve 1110 h, the abandoned lands, district under the direction of the
such route as they may all y officer of the United States, civil, military, or nasal piovost-marshals.
of the said Unitcu Suites Telegraph Company, now con- houses, and tenements wjiii I t.o districts therein or sutler, soldier, marine, or other person, provost-marshal g nernl to make a draft tor one hun-

structed, and being constructed through the states of named, and shall also! provjoin' such leases or otherwise who shall'violate any any provision of this act, or who shall ured per centum in addition to tho nunmer requited to

the Union. The said company shall nave the use of for the employment a eiieral: welfare of all take, or cause to be taken, into a state declared be till the quota of any district as provided l y said section.

such unoccupied land of the Suited States as may be persons within the lines: ofmional military occupa- to other point to be thence taken enacted That instead
insurrection it
insurrectionr\ held iu or any SEC. 7. And ie further of
for formerly as
and materials and tion within
necessary for the right of way, ifree. real into such state, or who shall transport or sell, or otherwise I travelling pay, all drafted persons reporting at the
who Property, or
the of stations along said line for repairs slaves, are or I
establishing section of shall be regarded U abandoned when the dispose of therein, any goods!!, wares, or merchandise place of rendezvous shall be allowed transportation from
station quarter personal,
not exceeding at any one in license and authority -i and
whatsoever, except pursuance their places ot residence ; persons discharged at
shall absent there-
and such stations not to exceed one in fifteen lawful owner thereof \lnutarily
; President in said fifth sec-
of the as provided : the place of rendezvous shall be allowed transportationto
miles on tho average of the whole line, unless said from, and engaged, either IIVIB or otherwise, iu aid thirteen hundred and
tion of the act of July eighteen their place of residence.
lands shall be required by the government of the United ing or encouraging the rebelbn aforesaid and officer or other person
States for lailroad or other purposes : And provided SEC. 3. And be it further aster, That all moneys sixty-one aforesaid, who shall, any false statement or repre- SEC. 8. And be it further enacted<< That all per-
That no right to preempt any of said lands under the I arising from the leasing of aafloncd' lands, houses, sentation which license any and authority shall be sons in the naval service of tho United States who
said tenements or from salesif aptured and abandoned upon : have entered said service during the present rebellion
.It laws of the United Statos shall ensure to company II and for such transportation sale, or other disposi- ,
or their agents, or any other person or persons what- property collected and sot tpursuance of said act, granted tion and officer other aforesaid who who have not been credited to tne quota of any town,

loever" or of this act, or from fees dUcted under the rules any or person obtained wilfullyand district, ward, or state, by reason ot their being iu said
license authority ,
shall under
I 8.o 2. And be it further enacted That the said United and regulations made by the Mary of the Treasury any or sell or otherwise dispose of, service and not enrolled prior to February twenty-

E I States Telegraph Company, under the direction of the and approved by the Preside,--ated respectively the knowingly other goods transport, wares, or, merchandize, than such as fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, shall be en-

f President of the United States is hereby authorized to twenty-eighth day of August tghteen hundred and any in faith so lice sed and authorized, or shall rolled and credited to the quotas of the town, ward,district -
are good
erect a line of telegraph from Fort Hall,b._' WallaWallaand sixty-two, the thirty-first day 1March, and the eleventh and sell, or dispose t.lfthe or state, iu which they respectively ide, upon

r the Dalles and San Francisco Portland, in the day of September, eightr hundred and sixty- wilfully same, or any knowingly portion thereof transport, in violation of the termsof I satisfactory proof of their: residence made to the Secretary .

\ State of Oregon, aud from Fort Hall to .Banuock aud three, or under any amend :s or modifications such license or authority, or of any rule or regula- of War.

t Virginia City, in the Territory of Idaho, with the same thereof, which have been or sUjie made by the Sec- tion prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury concerning SEC. 9. Andbe it further enacted TbAtif any per-
to the right of and so forth, as is pro- of tho Treasury, and apftad by the President
privileges as way retary the same, or shall be guilty of any act of em- son duly drafted shall be absent from home in prosecution -
vided in the first section of this act the United Statesto for conducting the commercial(nrcourse which has
; bezzlement, of wilful misappropriation of public or private I of his usual busineass the provost-marshal,of the
have priority in the use of said lines of telegraph to been or'shall be licensed and gritted by the Presi money or property, of keeping false accounts, or of district shall cause him t be duly notified aa loon as

1 Oregon and Idaho. dent, with and in states,declardtl insurrection, shall, shall not be deeemed deserter
wilfully making any false returns, or of any other act may be, and he a nor
SKC. 3. And be it further enacted That the aforesaid I after satisfying therefrom all pip and necessary ex- amounting to a felony, shall be liable to indictment as liable as much, until notice has been given to him, and

I r, company is authorized by this act to send aud receive penses, to be approved by the Sctary of the Treasury for a misdemeanor, and fine not exceeding five thousand reasonable time allowed for him to return and reportto

despatches on payment of the regular charges tor I be paid into the treasury of Wslnited States; and dollars, and to punishment in tho penitentiary not the provost-marshal of his district ; but such absence.
transmission of despatches over any line that may now all accounts of moneys received ihpended iu connec- affect his under this
t exceeding three years, before any court, civil or military shall not otherwise liability act.
or hereafter be constructed by the authority or aid of tion therewith shall be audited If*e proper account- competent to try the same. And it shall be the SIC 10. And 'bi it further 'm cW. That nothing

congress, to connect with any line or lines authorized ing offi ers of the treasury. Thft'ie first section of duty of the Secretary of the Treasury, from time to time I contained in this act shall be construed'to alter, or in
ill" erected by the Russian or English governments, and the .Act to provide for the corn of abandonedpr
to institute such iuvestigations as may be necessary to any way affect, the provisions of the seventeenth section -
that all despatches received by said line or lines shall be .perty and for the preventio bud in insurrectionary -
4" detect and prevent frauds and abuses in the trade and of an act approved February twenty-fourth: eigh-
transmitted in order of their and the answers districts in the United S '
the reception
approved March entitled "An amend
other transactions contemplated by this act, or by the teen hundred and sixty-four, act to
!R! w thereto shall be delivered to said United States twelve, eighteen hundred and shhiree' is hereby extended acts to which this is supplimentary. And the agents 'an act entitled An act for enrolling and calling out the
Telegraph Company for transmission over their lines to so as to include the des of property
pns and for other approved
1 making such investigations shall have power to compel national forces, pUfOses-.JJ
if the office whence the original message was sent, when- mentioned in an act entitled "AD urther to provide
the attendance of witnesses, and to make examina- March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three.
4 'J'. \ yer so directed by the fender thereof. for the collection of duties on i and for other tions on oath. $xc. II. And be It furtXtr'eliaetc That nothing con-

,SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That the several purposes," approved July thin ghtcen hundred SEC. 11. And be it further enacted That the Secretaryof tained in this act, shall be'construed'to alter or change
:railroad companies authorized by act of congress July aud sixty-one, and an act entitl 'n act to
suppress the Treasury, with the approval of the President, the provisions of existing law relative e ,to permitting
f ( one, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, are authorize to insurrection,to punish treason a ;hellion, to seize shall make such rules and regulations as are necessary persons liable to military service to furnish .ubi1 tu-
) \ I enter into arrangements with the United States Tele- and confiscate the property of rel ndforother purposes -
to secure the proper and economical execution of the tea. ,
t -
i rraph company so that the line of telegraph between ," approved July seventee ighteen hundred provisions of this act, and shall defray all expenses of Approved, July 4, 186'4.
Missouri and San Francisco be made and respectively and t!
.UM River may upon sixty-two, ; e sales provided
such execution from the of fees
Kid along the lino of said railroad and br nches as for in laid act first mentioned m e made at such proceeds imposed by
said rules and regulations of sales of CHAPTXX ccxxxvm.
captured and
11" fast aa said roads and branches are built, and if said arrangements places as may be designated by iSceret ry of the abandoned property, and of sales hereinbefore authoriI An Act to repeal a Joint Resolution entitled "Joint
be entered into and the transfer of said Treasury. And section six of sal mentioned actdescription :I '
Resolution to grant additional Rooms to the Agricultural
.*, line bo in therewith to includ zed.Approved
telegraph made accordance is hereby amended so as of '
I July 2, 186L.CerrsR. Department; and for other Purposes.
line of and branches such mentioned in the acts of hirteen
to the said railroads
property eighteen the Senate'and House
--- Be it enacted by of Rtpretentatiwof
transfer shall, for all purposes of the act referred to, be hundred and sixty-one, and Ji enteen, eighteen CCXXVJ.I the United States of America in Longrcss assembled
held and considered a fulfilment on the part of said hundred and sixty-two, aforesa d that aU
'1 pro. An Act providing tor satisfying Claims for Bounty'Lauds That the joint resolution entitled Joint resolution to
railroad of the of the acin regard real described in.cts to I
companies provision personal
perty, or which : '
I and for other Purposes. grant additional rooms to the agricultural department,1'be
I to the construction of a telegraph line; and, in case oft this is in addition, shall be regard, abandonedluutarily ,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- and the same is hereby, repealed.
; t/ disagreement, said telegraph company are authorized when the lawful owner thereof shall absent tatives of the United States of America in Congress SKC. 2. Bt further enacted, That the Secretary of theInterior
Y io their line of telegraph along and the therefrom and engaged either
: remove upon s or otherwise -
Assembled, That the'act entitled hAn act to provide forsatisfying be, and is hereby, authorized'to assign for the
line of railroad therein without preju- in the
contemplated, aiding or encouraging rSKC. n.
claim for bounty lands tor use'of commissioner of'agriculture; loch
dice to the rights of said railroad companies. 4. And be further enacted, the prohibi- military services temporary
in the late war,with Great Britain, and for other rooms in the Interior Department suitable for the business -
Approved, July, 1864. I tion and provisions of the act app uly thirteen pur
; eighteen hundred and sixty one, reacts poses, approved July twenty-seveuto, in the year one of said commissioner, and: necessary to enable him
CHAPTER thereto thousand eight hundred and forty-two,aud the two act to perform efficiently the business of'said office, as can
ccxxi. datoryor supplementary apply to all '
: approved January in be with the least inconvenience the
I twenty-seventh, the year one so appropriated to
!n Act in Relation to the Sale of Reservations of the commercial intercourse by and en persons .
thousand eight hundred and transaction of other business.
t thirty-five, therein and : public .
Public Lauds. residing or being within district.s.the
t i Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative or future lines,of national military tion present in the tent thereby' revived; and also the two acts to tbe-same" In I, Src. 3, And be further. enacted, That the commif-

< ffthc United States of America in Congress assembled, states or parts of states declared in i tion, whether I of and purpose, respectively approved the 26th day I aioner of agriculture authorized 'to rent suitable
be June. m the year eighteen hundred and forty eight rooms for the accommodation of his office, aid to make
: That whenever reservation of public lands shall with each other or with .
any persons ng or being
: and the eighth day of February in the and 'the rent of the
be : year hun necessary: improvements, to pay
i ; brought into market under existing laws, it shall within districts declared in insurrec id not within
dred and fifty-four, be, and the same are hereby I same for one year, the sum of three thousand five hun-
for land-office to renewed -
lawful tho commissioner of the general those lines; and that all persons the United ,
fix a minimum price, not less than one dollar and States, net native or naturalized cit thereof, shall and continued in force' an effect, without restric. : dred dollars is hereby appropriated out of any money,
tion or limitation as to' the time location of iaid in the treasury not otherwise appropriated : Provided,
twenty-five cents, per acre, below which such lands be subject to the same prohibitions, commercialintercourae war I
rants issued in virtue'bereof.: Such'rooms shall not be rented for than
a period longer
shall not be of.
disposed with inhabitants of state< : of states
S.c. 2. And be \U further enacted, That all three years.
Approved July 2,1864. declared in insurrection, as citizen al states al esubject. warrants
for bounty lands heretofore issued in virtue of Approved July, 1864-
to under. the said act or actl. any of ,
rii the several acts hereinbefore
CH.U'Tlnt CCXXJI.In SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, henaver any named, may be locatedat .
Act relating to the Law of Evidence in the Districtof part of a loyal state shall be under trol of insurgents any time subsequent to the passage of this act in CHAPTSB ccxxxix.

Columbia.Be or shall,be in dangerous pro: I to places un- conformity with the general laws in force at the time : An Act making an Appropriation to carry into Effect
of such location ; and that all entries and locations d An Ac. to prevent Smug Ung."
it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives der their control, all commercial Durse therein
of the United States of America in Cungrest assembled, and therewith shall be subject to t! i prohibitions heretofore made with such warrants shall be as valid Be it enacted by the Senate and Haute of Representatives
t t and effectual as if tho several acts aforesaid had of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
That on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter and conditions as are credited by lid acts, as to not
i expired at the time of such entry and location law That tue sum ot fifteen thousand dollars be, and the
or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action such intercourse between loyal urrectionarystates any
or other proceeding in any court of justice in the for such time and to such as shall from to the contrary notwithstanding. I same is hereby, appropriated, out ot any money in thetreaury
SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That all not otherwise appropriated to enible the Secretary .
District of Columbia, or before any person having bylaw time to time become necessary to he public iu- acts and
or by consent of parties, authority to hear, receive, terests, and be directed by the Sec pf the Treasury parts of actg inconsistent with the provisions of this ot the Treasury to carry into effect an act enti-
t .. act, be and the same are hereby repealed. tled Au act to and for other -
and examine evidence within said District, the parties with the approval of the Presi prevent smuggling, purposes

thereto, and the persons in whose behalf any such action Sice. 6. And be further enacted, t. 1 much of tho Approved, July 2,1864 I ," passed at the present. session of congress.

x I or other proceeding may be brought or defended, fifth section of the act approved nty, eighteen Approved, July, 1S64.

I and any and all persons interested in the same, shall, hundred and sixty-two, and the fl;section of the CHAPTKR ccxxxvn.

except as hereinafter excepted, be competent and compellable act approved March twelve, eights idred aud aix- An Act further to regulate and provide for the enrolling CHAPTEB CCXL.
and calling out the National Forces An Act to restrict the Jurisdiction of the Court of Claims
to give evidence, either viva voco or by deposi- ty-three, as directs the manner 0'. [outing fines, aud for
tion, according to the practice of the court, on behalf of penalties, and forfeitures, is here led, and that, other Purposes. and to provide for the Payment of certain Demandsfor

either or any of the parties to the said action or other in lieu of the distribution thereby ,. >1 to be made Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives Quartermasters' Stores and Subsistence Supplies

proceeding : Provided, That nothing herein contained to informers, collectors, and othe of the cus- of the United States of America in Congress assembled, furnished to the Army of the United States.Be .

shall render any person who is charged with any offence toms, the court decreeing cond may award That the President of the United States may, at his dis u enacted by the Serrate and House:of Representatives

in any criminal proceeding competent or cotnpellableto such compensation to custom-o informers, or cretion, at any time hereafter call for any number of of the united States of America in Congress assembled,

give evidence for or against himself or herself, or shall other persons, for any service co 1 therewith, as men as volunteers for the respective terms; ot one two That the jurisdiction of the court of claims shall not exceed -

s render any person compellable to answer any question will tend to promote vigilance in." Jug the public and three years for military service ; and any'suchvolunteer to or include any claim against the United States

tending :o criminate himself or herself, or shall in any interests, and as shall be just and Ee, in no case, or, iu case ot'dratl, as hereinafter provided growing out of the destruction or appropriation of, or

criminal proceeding render any husband competent or however, to exceed the aggregat., ?n heretofore any substitute, shall be credited to the town, township'ward damage to, property by the army or navy, or any part

.compellable to give evidence for or against his wife, orany directed by the said fifth s ction.\. of a city, precinct, or election district, or of a ot the army or navy, engaged in the suppression of the
'' wife k county not so subdivided, towards the of rebellion, iron the commencement: to the close thereof
r .. competent compellable to give evidence for SEC. 7. And be it further enact no property quota which
t -or against her husband, or in any proceeding instituted seized or taken upon any of the [waters of the he may have volunteered or engaged as n substitute; SEC. 2. And be it further enacted. That all claims of
in shall husband be and every volunteer who is accepted and mustered loyal citizens in states not in rebellion, for quartermasters' -
4 consequence adultery ; nor any I United States by the naval I fo" eof, shall be into
compellable to disclose any communication made to I regarded as maritime prize; but erty so seized the service for a term of one year, unless sooner dis stores actually furnished to the army ot the United;

him by his wife during tho marriage, nor shall! any wifo or taken shall be pomptly dclive [he proper olh1ict charged, shall receive, and be paid by the United States, States, and receipted tor by the proper officer receiving

"" be compellable to disclose any communication made tot ers of the courts, or as provided and in the a bounty of one hundred dollars ; and if for a term of the same, or which may have been taken by such officers

', her by her husband during tho marriage. said act approved March twelve hundred and two years, unless sooner discharged, a bounty of two without giving such receipt, may be submitted to

Approved, July 2, 1864. i sixty three. er. hundred dollars ; and if fora term of three years mi- the quay tel master-general of the United States, accom-

SEC. 8. And be further enact jit shall be lawful less sconer discharged, a bounty of three hundred dollars panied with such proofs as each claimant cam present

'" CHAPTER ccxxm. for the Secretary of tho Trc. [th till approval ; one third of which bounty shall be paid to the ol the facts in his case ; and it shall be the duty of the

An Act authorizing the Erection of Buildings for the of tho President, to authori, to purchase soldier at the time of his beiug mustered into the service quartermaster-general to cause such claim to be examined -

Branch-Mint at San Francisco.Be for the United States:; es declared In one third at tho expiration of one half of his term l, and, convinced that it is just, and of the loyalty
any produ
it enacted by the Senate and House of Rqirtoentatircs insurrection, at such places the [all be designa of service, and one third at the expiration of his term of the claimant, and that the stores have been ac-

of the United States of America in Congress assembled, ted by him, at such prices as 8h [reed on with of service ; and iu case of his death while in service, tually received or taken for the use of and used by said

That the sum of three hundred thousand dollars be, the seller, not exceeding tho :lug thereof at the residue of his bounty unpaid shall be paid to his army, then to report each case to the third auditor of

kiI .\ and the same is hereby,appropriated, out of any money the place of delivery nor exccf m* ree-fourths ot widow, if he shall have left a widow If not, to his the treasury, with a recommendation for settlement

I 1. in the treasury not otherwise appropriated to be expended the market-value thereof, in th > New York atpurchasing children, or if there be none, to his mother,'if she be a $Ec. 3. And be further enacted, That all claims of

I : under the direction of tho Secretary of the the latest quotations known to : widow. loyal citizens in states not in rebellion, for subsistence

i : # Treasury, in the purchase of a site, if necessary, and Provided, That no part of tho ones for any SEC. 2. And be further enacted, That in case tho actually furnished to said army, and receipted for by

i the erection cf a suitable building or buildings for the ,products so purchased shall be agreed to be quota, or any part thereof, of any town, township tie i roper officer receiving the same, or which may

I I ;, h l ; use of the branch-mint at San Francisco, in the State of paid, out of any other fund tha [sing from Property ward of a city product, or election distrkt. or of any have been taken by such officer without.giving such revceipt
} California. county not so subdivided, shall not be filed within the may be submitted to the Reneral of
sold or
; ;i Approved, July 2, 1864. and sold under as captured the provisions or ab. All purchased property space! of sixty days after such call, then the President 8u a,8t'nCe, accompanied with commissai as each

so purchased shall be sale at such shall immediately order a draft lor one year to till such claimant may have to offer ; aud it shall be the duty of
quota, or any part thereof which be the commissary-general of each
CUAPTER CCXX1V. place the Secretary may unfilled subsistence to cause
or places shall bo desi1
An Act prescribing the Terms on which Exemplifications of the Treasury and the ug therefrom, and in case of any. such draft no payment of money claim to be examined, and, i convinced that it is just
moo shall be accepted or received by the and of the loyalty of the claimant avid the stores
shall be furnished by the General LandOffice.Be after payment of the and the other government as that
it enacted by the Senate and House Representatives connected there purchaiexpenses paid into the commutation to release any enrolled or drafted man have been actually received or taken for the use of, and

; /' the United States of America in Congress assembled, treasury of the United States wit accounts of all from personal obligation to perform military service. used by said army, then to report ,each case for pay
That from and after the ; SEC. 3. Andle.it urther enacted That it shall bp meat to the third.auditor of the treasury a recommendation
I first day of July next, all ex- moneys so received and paid's dered to, and for the .wit
1 : amplifications of patents, or papers on file, or of record audited by the '3 of the treasu- lawful executive of any of the states to send recruiting for settlement. .:
proper account agents into any of the states declared Approved, July 2,1864.Ii .
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oi the official acts of said guardian, the said guardian
lji riv.L&J-.J shall have full power to make and execute a may construct over the Missouri River, or any other SEC. 14. And be it further enacted That the next

LAWS;: Or THE UNITED STATES auce thereof to" the said company which shall vest convey the navigable structed with river suitable on the line of said road, shall be con election for directors of said railroad shall be held on

,,. AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE title thereto in the said company.SEC. of and proper draws for the pas the first Wednesday of October next, at the office of said

.- THIRTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. 4. And be it further enacted, That section three sago tained, at steamboats the and shall be built, kept, and main company in the city of New York, between the hoursof
of said act be hereby amended by striking out the word expense said company in such manner of ten o'clock a. m. and four o'clock p. m. of said day ;
as not to the
dlAFTKK CCXVI. "five," where the same occurs in said section, and by to usefulness of said rivers for navigation and all subsequent regular elections shall be held annu- 4
the in lieu '* any greater extent than such structures of the ally thereafter at the same place and directors shall
aid thereof
\n Act to amend on Act entitled hAn Act to in inserting the word "ten; and by strik- most approved character ;
Construction of a Railroad and Telegraph Line from ing out the word "ten," where the same occurs in further That necessarily do: And provided, hold their offices for one year, and until their successors *

the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secureto said section, and by inserting in lieu thereof the word construct, its road any and company authorized by this act to are qualified.SEC. .

the Government the use of the same for Postal, "twenty." And section seven of said act is hereby Riwr to the initial telegraph line from the Missouri 15. And be further enacted That the several

Military, and other Purposes, approved July first. amended by striking out the word fifteen,"' where the road and telegraph point line aforesaid, may construct its companies authorized to construct the aforesaid roads

t-ighteen hundred and sixty-two, same occurs in said section, and inserting in lieu there Union Pacific Railroad so as to connect with the are'hereby required to perate and use said roads and
and House of the word at any point westwardly oi telegraph for all purposes of communication travel
Be it enacted by the Senate of Representative "twenty-five. And the term "mineral such; initial point in .
4 the Vnitei Stales (f America in Congress assembled, land," wherever the same occurs in this act, and the suck westward connection, case such company shall deem and transportation, so far as the public and the government !

That the capital stock of the company entitled the act to which this is an amendment, shall not be construed and in aid of the more practicable or desirable are concerned, as one continous line; and, in such
authorized th ; construction of so much of its operation and use, to afford and secure to each
Union Pacific Ilailroad Company; by to include coal and iron land. And any lands road and equal
act of which this act is amendatory, shall be in sharesof "granted by this act, or the act to which this is an amendment route hereinbefore telegraph line as shall be a departure from the advantages and facilities as to rates, time, and transportation f
instead of thousand dollars provided for its road, such company without of kind in
one hundred dollars, one shall not defeat or impair any pre-emption, any discrimination any
number shares shall I shall be entitled to all the benefits: and be subject to favor of the road or business of either of
each; that the of be one million homestead, swamp land, or other lawful clam not include I all the conditions any or said
instead of one hundred thousand ; and that the any government reservation or mineral lands, or and restrictions, ot this act : Provided companies or adverse to the road or business of any ,f

number of shares which any person shall hold to enti the improvements of any bona fide settler, or any lands States, further shall, however be That the bonds of the United or either of the others, and it shall not be lawful for the

tie him to serve as a director in said company (exceptthe returned and denominated as mineral lands, and the than not issued to such company for a :greater proprietors of any line of telegraph, authorized by this

five directors to be appointed by government) shall timber necessary to support his snd improvements as a had amount united with is hereinbefore provided, if the same act, or the act amended by this act to refuse, or fail to

be fifty shares instead of five shares; and that every miner, or agriculturalist, to be ascertained under such the Union Pacific Railroad on the 100th convev for all persons requiring the transmission of ;
J subscriber to said capital stock for each share of one rules as have been or may be established by the com- degree longitude; nor shall such company be entitledto news And messages of like character on pain of forfeit-

thousand dollars:, heretofore subscribed, shall be enti .nissioner of the general land-office, in conformity with receive any greater amount of alternate sections ol ing to the person injured for each offence, the sum of
tied to a certificate for ten shares of one hundred dollars .he provisions of the pre-emption laws : Provided public that are also herein provided. one hundred dollars, and such other damage as he mal
each; and that the following words in section first That the quantity thus exempted by the operation of SEC. 10. And be it further enacted, That section five have suffered on account of said refusal cr failure, to be t

of said act : "which shall be subscribed for and heldin this act, and the act to which this act is an amendment, of Pacific said act be so modified and amended that the Union sued for and recovered in any court of the United States, '
not more than two hundred shares by any one person -hall not exceed one hundred and sixty acres for each Company, the Central Pacific Railroad or. of any state or territory of competent jurisdiction.

," be, and the same are hereby, repealed.SEC. -ettler who claims as an argriculturalist, and such Company, and any other company authorized to participate SEC. 16. And be it further enacted, That any two or

2. And If it further en.uteJ: That the Union quantity for each settler who claims as a miner, as the in the construction of said road, may, on the more of the companies authorized to participate in the .

Pacific Railroad Company shall cause books to be kept said: commissioner may establish by general regulation completion of each section of said road, as provided in benefits of this act, are hereby authorized at any timeto

open to receive: subscriptions to the capital stock of : Provided, also, That the phrase "but where the- this act and the act to which this act is an amendment, unite and consolidate their organizations, as the

said company,(until the entire capital one hundred same shall contain timber, the timber thereon is hereby issue their first mortgage bonds on their respective same may or shall be, upon such terms and conditions, !
millions dollars shall be subscribed railroad and telegraph lines to an amount not exceeding and in such manner as they and
,) at the general granted to said company,'' in the proviso to said section may agree upon, as!
office of said company in the city of New York, and in three, shall not apply to the timber growing or the amount of the bonds of the United States, and ofeven shall not be incompatible with this act, or the laws ol"
tenor and date, time of maturity rate and character the state or states in which
each of the cities of Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, being on any land further than t n miles from the cen- the roads of suih companies
Chicago, Cincinnati, and Saint Louis, at such places as tre line of any one of said roads or branches mentioned of interest with the bonds authorized to be issued may be, and to assume and adopt such corporate t

may be designated by tho President of tho United in said act, or in this act And all lands shall be ex: to said railroad company respectively. And the lien of name and style as they may agree upon, with a capital

States, and in such other localities as may; be directedby eluded from the operation of this act. and of the act to the United States bonds shall be sub rdinate to that of i I stoek not to exceed the actual cost of the roads so to be

him. Kb subscription for said stock shall be deemed which this act is an amendment whic were located the bonds of any or either of said companies hereby consolidated, and shall file a copy of such consolida ,

\ unless the subscriber therefor shall, at the or selected to be located, under, the provisions of an, authorized to be issued on their respective roads, property tion in Department of the Interior; and thereupon "
of and equipments, except as to the provisions of such organization, so formed and
time subscribing, pay or remit to the treasurer of act entitled "an act donating lands to the several states consolidated, shall
the company an amount per share subscribed by him and territories which may provide colleges for the benffit the sixth section of the act to which this act is an succeed, possess, and be entitled to receive from the .

equal to the amount per share previously paid by tin of agriculture and the mechanic arts" approved amendment, relating:; to the transmission of des government of the United States, all and singular the

then existing stockholders. The said company shall July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two and no- patches and the transportation of mails; troops, grants, benefits, immunities, guarantees, acts, and
munitions of war, supplies and publicstores for things to be done and r.ormed and be
make assessments upon its stockholders of not less tice thereof given at the landoffice.SEC. p subject to the
proper the government of the United State And said section same terms, conditions, restrictions and
than five dollars per share and at intervals of not exceeding 5. And bt it further enacted That the time for requirement
six months from and after the passage of this designating the general route of said railroad awl of is further amended by striking out the word "for- which said companies respectively, at the time of such ,
until the value ty, and inserting in lieu thereof the words 'on each consolidation, are or may be entitled
act par of all shares subscribed shall be ; filing the of the and the time for or subject to un-
same the
and every section of not less than '' der this aet in and
place substitution
fully paid; and money only shall be receivable for any of that part of the railroads required by th e twenty of said companies -
such assessment, or as equivalents for of SEC. 11. And be further enacted, That if any of thee so consolidated respectively. And all other pro-
any portion terms of said act of each be and the i
company, t am i
railroad companies entitled to bonds of the "United visions of this act far
the capital stock hereinbefore authorized. The capital is hereby, extended one from the time in said act so as applicable, relating or in ;
stock. of said company shall not be increased beyondthe .Designated and that the year Central Pacific Railroad Company States, or to issue their first mortgage tools he:gin pr any manner appertaining to the companies so consolidated '

actual cost of said road. And the stock of thecompany of California; shall be vided for, has, at the time of the approval of this act, or either thereof, shall apply and be of force as
i required to complete twenty issued, or shall thereafter issue of its own bondsor to such consolidated
organization. And
shall be deemed personal and shall any in case upon
property, five miles of their said road in each thereafter,
year securities in such form or manner in law the completion by such consolidated i
be as or
transferable on the books of the at the organization of the
company, the whole to the state line within four and
;years, equity to entitle the same to priority or preference of roads, or either of them of the
general office of said company in the city of New York, that only one half of the compensation for services' rendered companies so consolidated
or at such other transfer office as the company may esablish. for the government said shall be payment to the said guaranteed bonds, or said first any other of the road or roads of either of the .
by companies mortgage bonds, the amount of such corporate bonds other companies authorized as aforesaid and .
: ( forming,
required to be applied to the payment of the bonds, issued
Sr.c.3. outstanding and unsatisfied, or nncancelled, shall be or intended or necessary to form of contin-
And l>e further enacted, That the Union Pa, by the government in aid of the construction of portion a
cific Railroad Company, and all other companies pro said rnarta. deducted from the amount of ciifh
\idedforinthisactand the act to which this is a, SEC. 6. Andbe it enacted That the mortgage bonds which the company: maybe entitled to River, hereinbefore designated, to the Pacific -
further proviso receive and issue and such an amount of such coast,) shall not have constructed the *
amendment, be, and hereby are, empowered to entel to section four of said act is hereby modified as follows{ : I ; only number of miles ,
government bonds and such first bonds shall of its said road within the time herein
upon, purchase, take, and hold any lands or premisesthat And the President of tho United States is hereby authorized mortgage required, such
he granted or permitted as added to such outstanding consolidated organization is hereby authorized
may be necessary and proper for the construction at any time after the of this act to to continue
passage unsatisfied, or uncancelled bonds of the shall the construction of its road
and working: of said road, not exceeding in width one appoint for each and everJof said roads three com- company telegraph in the
makeup the whole amount per mile to which the com general direction and route which such Incom- +
hundred feet on each side of its centre line, unless a missioners upon
as provided for in the act to which this is
would otherwise. have been entitled And or unconstructed road is
greater width be required for the purpose of excava- pany : provided plete hereinbefore authorized ;
tion or embankment and also lands Amendatory ; and the verified statement of the president further, That before any bonds shall be so given I to be built, until such continuation of the road of such .
; any or premisef'that of the California
company, required by said section by the United States, the claiming them shall consolidated organization shall reach the
be company constructed
and I
may necessary proper for turnouts: standing four, shall be filed in the office of the United
places for depots, station house [sor, any strul'tures States; surveyor-general for the State of California, instead present to the Secretary of the Treasury an affidavit of i road and telegraph of said other company, and at such ,
required in the construction and operating of said of the president and secretary of the company, to be sworn point connect and unite therewith; and for and in
to the President of United
being presented the
road. Aud each of said companies shall have the States and the said shall before: the judge of a court of record, setting forth aid thereof the said consolidated organization may do :

rig.Lt to cut and remove trees or other materials that ;the said commissioners surveyor-general of the thereuponnotify of such whether said company has issued any such bonds or securities and perform, in reference to such portion of road and .
might by falling encumber its road bed, though stand- statement and the said commissioners shall and, if so, particularly describing the same, telegraph as shall so be In continuation of its constructed '
than and such other evidence as the secretary may require, road and telegraph, and to the constuction and
ing or being more one hundred feet therefrom.And .- proceed to examine the portion of said railroad and
in case the owner or claimant of such lands or premises line so as to enable him to make the deduction herein required equipment thereof all and singular, the several acts ;
telegraph so make their
completed, report and such affidavit shall then .be filed and de and things hereinbefore provided
and such company cannot agree as to the damages ; authorized or granted -
thereon the
to President of the United States, as provi- | in the office of to b.2 done 1 the
the amount shall be determined by the appraisalof ded by the act of which this is And such posited the Secretary of the Interior. y company hereinbefore authorized .
three disinterested commissioners, who be amendatory. And any person swearing falsely to any such affidavit, to cons uct an.i equip the same. and shall be entitledto
may appointed statement may be filed, and such railroad and telegraphline shall be deemed guilty of perjury, and, on conviction I sim.jar n i like grants, benefits immunities
upon application by any party to any judg of a be examined and said guar- ,
court ot record In any of the territories in which the and the reported on, by the commissioners be thereot, shall be punished as aforesaid : Provided, also, ranteefc acts and things to be done and performed by .
lands or premises to be taken lie; and said commissioners issued and the lands requisite amount may That no land granted by this act shall be conveyed to I the government of the United States, by the President 1 '

in their assessments of damages shall appertaining thereto may be setaai't any party or parties, and no bonds shall be issued to any of the United States, by the Secretaries of the Treasury ;
appraise located entered and in .
such premises: at what would have been the this. act, aud the, act to which, this patented is as provided company or companies, party or parties, on account of and Inter ior, and by commissioners in reierence to such ,. ,
value thereof if the road had not been built and upon amendatory? upon any road or part thereof, made prior to the passage ot c mpany, and to such portion oaths road hereinbefore
construction said railroad of California
return into court of such, appraisement, and upon the .1 by company theact to which this act is an amendment or made subsequent authorized to be constructed by it, and upon the like '
portion of not less than consecutive
payment to the clerk thereof: of the amount so awardedby any twenty thereto under the provisions of any act or act and similar terms and conditions, so far as the same r .
m.les of their said railroad
and telegraph line, upon other than this act and are i-able thereto. And
the commissioners for the use and benefit of the the act amended by this act. app said consolidated company -
tne certificate of said commissioners that such portions SEC. 12. And le it That the Leaven- shall pay to said defaulting
thereof further enacted company the value to be .
owner said premises shall be deemed to be ;
taken by said which &hall .completed as required by the act to which this is worth, Pawnee, and Western Railroad Company, now estimated b> competent engineers of all the work done. .
company, thereby acquirelull amendatory. And section ten of the act of which is known as the Union Pacific Railroad Company, eastern I and material furnished by said defaulting
title to the same for the aforesaid. And company !
purposes amendatory is hereby amended by inserting, after the division shall build which may be and
the railroad from the mouth of adopted used by said consolidated =

either within party thirty feeling days, aggrieved file an appeal by said therefrom assessment, and may de-, "and words states"United States," in" the last clause, the words Kansas River, by the way of Leavenworth, or, if that company in the progress of the work under the provi- :

intervening. be not deemed the best route, then the said company >i ns ot this section : Provided, nevertheless That said
mand a jury of twelve men to estimate the damage ;
SEC. 7. And be it much of
enacted That
further so shall, within two years, build a railroad from the city d f ulting company may at any time, before receiving '.
sustaiued but such appeal shall not interfere with the ,
; section seventeen of said act as provides for a reservation of Leavenworth for its said work and material
to unite the main stem at or near pay as hereinbefore i
rights of said company to enter upon the premises ; by the government of a of the bonds to be pro- I
portion the city of Lawrence; but to aid in the construction of vided, on its own election, pay said consolidated com '
taken, or to do any act necessary in the constructionof issued to aid in the construction of the said railroads is .
said branch the said company shall not be proceeding pany the value of the work done and material furnished I
its road. And said party appealing shall give bonds hereby repealed. And the failure of any one company in good faith to build the said railroad through the territories by said consolidated company, to be estimated by competent :
with sufficient surety or sureties, for the payment of to comply fully with the conditions and '
requirementsof I
when the Leavenworth, Pawnee, and "Western engineers, necessary for, and used in, the cons s
any costs that may arise upon such appeal. And incase act, and the act to which this is amendatory, Railroad Company, now known as the Union PacificRailroad ruction of the road of said defaulting company and i
the party appealing does not obtain a more favora- shall not work a, forfeiture of the rights privileges, or the
Company, eastern division, shall have completed resume of its said road; and all the rights. '
ble verdict, such party shall pay the whole cost incurred franchise of any other or companies that 8hallba'"e benefits and :
company their road to the hundredth degree of longitude, privileges which shall be acquired, i
by the appellee as well as its own. And the pos .
pay- with the
complied same. sei-sed exercised
then the last-named company may proceed to make or pursuant to this section shall be i
ment into court for the use of the owner or claimant, of SEC. 8. And be it further enacted, That for the pur- said road westward until it meets and connects with to that extent an abatement of the rights, benefits and :" i

a. sum equal to that finally awarded shall be held to pose of facilitating the work on said railroad, and of the Central Pacific Railroad Company on the same line. privileges hereinbefore granted to such other ,

vest in said company the title of said land and the enabling the said company as early as practicable to And the said railroad from the mouth ot Kansas River And in case any company authorized thereto company.shall not

right to use: and occupy the same for the construction, commence the grading of said railroad in the region of to the one hundredth meridian of longitude shall be enter into such consolidated organization, such "
maintaining, and operating of the road of said c')mpa- the mountains, between the eastern base of the Rocky the company
made by the way of Lawrence and Topeka, or on the upon completion of its road hereinbefore '

ny. And in case any of the lands to b4 taken as aforesaid Mountains and the western base of the Sierra Nevada : shall be entitled to
bank of the Kansas River opposite said towns f Provided i- and is hereby authorized to, .
shall be held by any person residing without the Mountains, so that the same may be finally completed That no bonds shall be issued or land certificate continue and extend the same under the circumstances

territory, or subject to any legal disability, the court within tne time required by law, it is hereby providedthat of the United States to any person or company, for the and in accordance with the provisions of this section

may appoint a proper person who shall give bonds with whenever the chief engineer of the said company, construction of any part of the main trunk line of said and to have all the benefits thereof as fully and completely -

sufficient surety or sureties, for the faithful execution end said commissioners, shall certify that a certain pro- railroad west of the one hundredth meridian of long] as are herein provided, touching such consoli }

of his trust, aud who may represent in court the per portion of the work required required to prepare the tude and east of the Rocky Mountains, until said road, dated organization. And iu case more than one such t

on disqualified or absent as aforesaid, when the same road for the superstructure on any such section of shall be completed from or near Omaha, on the Missouri consolidated organization shall be made, pursuant to

proceeding shall be had in reference to the appraisement twenty miles is done, (which said certificate shall be River, to the said one hundredth meridian of Ion 31 this act, the terms and conditions of this act, hereinbe ,

of the premises to be taken, and with the same duly verified) the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby gitnde. fore recited as to one, shall apply in like manner force ;

effect as have been already described. And the title authorized and required, upon the delivery of such cer- SEC. 13. And le it further enacted, That at and and fffect to the other. Provided, however; That,right, ..

of the company to the land taken by virtue of this act tifiate, to issue to said company a portion of said bonds, after the next election of directors, the number of directors i- and interests at any time acquired by one such consoli :

hall not be affected nor impaired by reason ot any not exceeding two thirds of the amount of bonds au- to be elected by the stockholders shall be fifteen; dated organization, 'shall not be impaired by another ._

failure by any guardian to discharge faithfully his trust. thorized to be issued under the provisions oi the act to and the number of directors to be appointed by the thereof. It is further provided that, should the Central _,

And in case it shall be necessary for either of the said aid in the construction of such section of twenty miles, President shall be five; and the President shall appoint Pacific Railroad Company .f Cahfomin complete their '

companies to enter upon lands which are unoccupied, nor in any case exceeding two thirds of the value of the three additional directors to serve until the next regular line to the eastern line of the State of California before ". ;

and which there is no apparent owner or claimant, work done, the remaining one third to remain until election, and thereafter five directors. At least one the line of the Union Pacific Railroad Company shall

it may proceed to take and use the same for the pur- the said section is fully completed and certified by the of said government directors shall be placed on each have been extended westward so as to meet the line of :

pose of ita said railroad, and may institute proceedingsin commissioners appointed by the President, according .of the standing committees of said company and at said first named company, said first named company '
manner described for the purpose of ascertaining the to the terms and provisions of the said act; and no least one on every special committee that may be ap may extend their line of road eastward one hundred \

value of, and acquiring a title to, the same; and the such bonds shall issue to the Union Pacific Railroad pointed. The Government directors shall, from timeto and fifty miles on the established route, so as to meet '. ; t

o.court. may determine the kind of notice to be served Company for work done west of Salt Lake City under time, report to the Secretary of the Interior, in answer and connect with the line of the Union Pacific road, I

on such owner or owners, and may in its discretionappoint this section.More than three hundred miles in advanceof to any: inquiries he may make of them, touchingthe complying in all respects with the provisions and restrirtions -

an agent or guardian to represent such owneror the completed continuous line of said railroad from condition, management, and progress of the work, of this act as to said Union Pacific road, and : .' 'a

owners in case of his or their incapacity or non-a p the point of beginning on the one hundredth meridian and shall communicate to the Secretary of the Interior, upo doing so, shall enjoy all the rights, privileges, and =T

pearance. But in case no claimant shall appear within of longitude. at any time, such information as should be in the possession benefits conferred by this act on said Union Pacific '
six years from the time of the opening of said road SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, That to enable any of the department. They shall, as often as may Railroad Company. ,

across any land, all claim to damages against said company one of said corporations to make convenient and neces- be necessary to a full knowledge of the condition and .e. 17. And If it further enacted, That. so much of ; ''II

shall be barred. It shall be competent for the sary connections with other roads, it is hereby authorized management of the line, visit all portions of the line of section fourteen of said act as relates to a branch from '

legal guardian of any inf tnt, or any other person under to establish and maintain all necessary ferries upon road, whether built or surveyed; and while absent fromhome Sioux Citybeand the same is berebY.mended so as to : i 1

guardianship, to agree with the proper company as to and across the Missouri River and other rivers which attending to their duties as directors, shall be read as follows : That whenever a. line of railroad shall t

damages sustained by reason of the taking of any lands its road may pass in its course; and authority is hereby paid their actual travelling expenses, and be allowedand be completed through the States of Iowa, or Minneao- $ ,

of any sacr. person under disability, as aforesaid, for given said corporation 'to construct bridges over said paid such reasonable compensation for their time ta, to Sioux City, such company; now organized or may '

the OSQ as aforesaid ; and upon each agreement beingmade Missouri River, and all other rivers for the convenienceof actually employed as the board: of directors may d e- hereafter be organized under the laws of Iowa, Minne '' .. : .

and approved by the court having supervision said road : Provided..That any bridge or bridges it cide. iota, Dakota,'or Nebrasla.as.' the President, of the Uni- ;. :

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1 Harrison G. iof unoccupied and unappropriated agricultural lands, and'eTer.gnt, right, and privilege herein are B0
; ted States, by its request, may designate or approved Follett,John Gardner, S. S. L'Hommedieu, Sam in odd numbered sections, nearest to the line of said to, and accepted bjr, said

ii for that purpose, shall construct and operate a line of BlakePhilo Chamberlln.of Ohio;John A.A.
railroad and telegraph from-Sioux-Cityjupon the most uel M. Harringtonof. Delaware;Thomas L. Hall further may, That the word "minerallwhcil it" occurs in following namely : That )ho said company

-I f direct and practicable rontGj jto such a point: onand so \Villiamsof Indiana; Samuel L. CaseHenry this shall not be held to include iron'or coal ; And shall commence the work on said road within two years

_ as to connect with, the Iowa branch of the Union Pad.I David H. Jerome,ThoII.3.S D. Gilbert,C. A.Trowbridge, act. further That no money shall be drawn from from the approval of this act by the resident

tic Railroad from Omaha.or] Union'Pacific Railroad 'Michigan ; Edward H.Broadhead, AlexanderMitch- provided of the, United States to aid in the construction shall complete uot less than fifty miles ail

_ as such company may select; and" on ,the ,same terms ell,'Benjamin Ferguson, Levi Sterling, Marshal, the treasury of the said Northern Pacific Railroad. i second year, and shall construct, equip, yeraferth., and
and conditions as provided in this act ,and the act 'Wisconsin ; J. C. Ainsworth, Orlando Humason. H. 4. And It'it urther -enacted, That whenever complete the whole road by the fourth day of July

to'which this is an amendment, for the construction of W. Corbett, Henry Failling, of Oregon ; J. B. S. Todd, SEC." Northern Pacific Railroad Company"* shall havetwentyfive !I anno Domini eighteen hundred and ent.ix.. '

the said Union and PacificRailroad, and telegraph line M. K. Armstrong, J. Shaw Gregory, J. Lee Berge, of said consecutive miles of ; ny.portion of said: SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, :

and branches; and said cornpauy !shall complete the Dakota Territory ; John Mullan, Anson G. Henry,' S. arid line ready for the service contemplated States make the several conditioned rants Unite

I same at the rate of fifty miles per year: Provided, That D. Smith. Charles Terry, of Washington Territory ; H.W. railro-ul the telegraph President of the United States shall appoint and that the said Northern Pacific Railroad Companyaccept

I'I said! Union Pacific Railroad! Company shall be. and is StarrPlatt SmitbNixon N. DentOID,William'Leigh of three, commissioners to examine the sme, and i the same, upon the further condition that if the
S hereby, released from the construction of said branch.' ton, B. F. Allen, Reuben Foble, John L. Davies shall that (wenty-fiv consecutive miles said company make any breach of the conditions hero-

And said company constructing said branch tball not Iowa ; Willard P. Hall, George R. Smith, H. Gayle. it said road appear an* telegraph line have been completed in u of, and allow the same to continue for upwards of one

be entitled to receive in bonds an amount larger than : King, John C. Sargeant, of Missouri ; William H. Wallace substantial and workmanlike manner, as in ah year, then, in such case, at any time hereafter, tie
.food ,
\\1 the said Union Pacific Railroad Company would be entitled of Idaho Territory ; J. H. Lathrop, Henry D. required by this act, the commissioner* United States, by its cones may do any and all

to receive lilt had constructed the branch under Cooke, H. E. Merrick, of the District of Columbia, and other.hall respects to the President o the United States, and things which may be needful and necesar to at-
this and which this is amendment but who shall or may be associated so report of the said .
act the act to an ; all such other persons and of lauds, -aforesaid, shall be issued to sure a speedy completion
said company shall be entitled to receive alternate sections with them, and their FUccessors, are hereby created patents confirming to said company the right SEC. 10. And be further enacted, That all people of

ofland'for ten miles in width on each side of the and erected into a body corporate and politic, in" deed sad title company said, lands, situated opposite to, and COtlminous the United States shall have the right to subscribe to

I same along the whole length of said branch : And provided and in law, by the name, style. and title of the Northern with to said completed section of said road ; and the stock of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company

'; forther/That if ft railroad should not be completed Pacific Railroad Company,'' and by that name shall time whenever twenty-five pdditIonuconsecutive until the whole capital named in this,a of incorporation
to ,
to Sioux City, across Iowa or Minnesota, within have perpetual succession, and shall be able to sue and from time miles shall have been constructed, completed is taken up, by complying with,.the terms of snbcription -

eighteen months from the date of this act,then said to be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and he defended and in readiness as aforesaid, and verified b) ; and no mortgage or construction bonds shall

II c. company designated by President aforesaid may in all courts oflaw and equity within the United aid commissioners, to the President of the United ever be issued! by said company on wdd ro or morteage. -

., commence, continue, and complete the construction of. States, and may make and have a common seal. And then shall he issued to said corapanjconvey.ng or lien made many way, except consentot

said branch as contemplated by the provisions of this said corporation is hereby authorized and empoweredto States, the patents additional sections of land aforesaid, the congress of the United States.,

: act : Provided, however, That if the said company : lay out, locate, construct, furnish, maintain, and en last twenty-live miles a of said roai SEC. 11. And Ie it further enacted. ,' Tat said Northern
.BO designated by the: ,President as aforesaid shall. joy a continuous railroad and telegraph line, with the and so on as aforesaid as every : Provided, That not mon Pacific Railroad, or any part th! shall be a

t not complete the said branch from Sioux City to the appurtenances namely, beginning at a point on Lake is than completed sectiods as of laud per mile, as said road shall bicoinpleied post route and a military road, subject to the use of the
Pacific Railroad within ten years from the passage of Superior, in the State of Minnesota Wisconsin ; i. shall be conveyed to said company for all United States, for postal, military, naval, and al other

this act, then, and iu that case, all of railroad whicn I It thence westerly by the most eligible railroad route, as that t of, said railroad lying east of the western bouu government service, and also subject to Tegula.tion8

shall have been constructed by said company shall be shall be determined by said company, within the territory pai of the State of Minnesota, until the whole of said as congress may impose restricting the charges for

forfeited to, and become the property of, the United of the United States, on a line north of the forty- dary railroad shall he finished and in good running order, a! such government transportation.SEC. .

.1 States. fifth degree of latitude to some point'on Pu ,et'sSound' railroad, from the place of beginning on 12. And bfitf urther enactel, That the acceptanceof
Sic.18. And be it further enacted, That the Burlington with a branch, via the valley of the coiumoia luver, to a first-class to the western boundary of MinnesotaPrOVile(1 : the terms, conditions, and impositions of this act by

and:Miasouri.River Railroad Company, a corpora- a point at or near Portland, in the State of Oregon, Lake Superior also That lands shall not be granted undo-! the said Northern Pacific Railroad Company shall DP

tion erganiz under and by virtue of the laws of the leaving the main trunk-line at the most suitable place, the ,of this act on account of any railroad, oi signified in writing under the corporate seal of said

State of Iowa,be, and hereby is, authorized to extend not more than three hundred miles from its western provisions thereof constructed at the date of the passage ol ompany, duly executed pursuant to the direction of
it8road throngh the Territory of Nebraska from the terminus ; and is hereby vested with all the powers, part is board of directors first had and of tained' which ac

point where it strikes the Missouri River, south of the privileges, and immunities neccessary to carry into this act. enacted, That said Northern eptance shall be made within two years after the passage .
5 And b
SEC. .
.I 9 mouth of the' Platte River, to some point not further effect the purposes of this act as herein set forth. The Pacific Railroad shall itfLrlMJ'be constructed in a substantialand 1 of this act, and not afterwards, and shall be served

west than the one hundredth meridian of west longitude capital stock of paid company shall consist of one million with all the necesscry draws, on the President of the United Ststes.
workmanlike manner,
so as to connect, by the most practical route, with shares of one hundred dollars each, which shall in viaducts cresting turnouts, stations SEC. 13. And be itfurthrr enacted That the directors

.: the main trunk of the Union Pacific Railroad, or that all respects be deemed personal property, and shall be culverts, bridges, and all, other appurtenances, in of said company shall make an annual report of their

part of which runs from Omaha to the said one hundredth transferable in such manner as the by-laws of said cor- and watering furniture places, and, rolling stock, equal in all respect proceedings and expenditures verified by the affida.

_ meridian of west longitude. And, for the purpose poration shall provide. The persons hereinbefore cAndling railroads of the first class when prepared loi vita of the President and at least six of the directors
enabling said Burlington and Missouri River named are hereby appointed commissioners, and shall t manufacture and they from time to time, n determine, and
with rails of the best quality, shal :
Railroad Company to construct that portion of their be called the board commissioners of the Northern And uniform shall be es regulate tolls, and charges to be receive and
from American iron. a gauge
road herein authorized, the right ot way through the Pacific Railroad Company," and filteen shall constitute the entire of the road. Ana I paid for transportation of person an'd

J public.lands is hereby granted to said company for the [ a quorum for the transaction of business. The tablished there shall throughout be constructed a telegraph length line of the ntossubstantial : read, or any part thereof. :

f construction ofsaid read. And the right, power, and first meeting of said board of commissioners shalj be to be I SEC. 14. And b itfm.the race That the directors
to take from hall in the city of Boston, at such and approved description, operatea .
: authority is hereby given to said company held at the Melodian the entire line Provided that the said companj chosen in pursuance of the section of this act shaD
the public lands adjacent to the line ofsaid road, earth, time as any five commissioners herein named from along ; higher rates than the> o boon as may be after their election, elect from tei
L stone,timber and other materials for the construction Massachusetts: shall appoint, not more than three shall not charge the government and telegraphic own number a president vice-president ; and sid
j thereof. .a right of way is granted to said company months after the passage of this act, notice of which do individuals And it for lke be transportation the duty of the Northern Pacific oard of directors hal from time tit time, and so soon

L f to the extent of two hundred feet where it may pass shall be given by them to tho other commissioners by; service. other railroad .is may be after a treasurer and

overthe public lands, including all necessary grounds publishing said< notice in at least one daily newspaperin Railroad shall be Company authorized to to permit be built any by thf United secretary, who shall hold their choos at the will and

: for stations, buildings, workshops, depots, machine I the cities of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Cincinnati I inch of territory or state iu :deasure of the board directors. The tlasur and
1 tables and water sta- Milwaukee and Chicago once a week at least .States, or by the legislature any
shops, switches, side tracks, turn situated form running connections secretary shall give such bonds, with security ai
: tions. And the United States shall extinguish, as rapidly four weeks previous to the day of meeting. Said board which the same may t he said board from time to time may require. The
r be consistent with policy and the wel- shall by the choice from its number o* a president with it, on fair and equitable terms.
; as may public organize I And be further enacted, That the President -.ecretary shall, before entering upon-his duty, be sworn
tare otthe said Indians, the Indian titles to all lands vice-president, secretary, and treasurer, and SKC. the lands to be surveyedfor o the faithful .Hscharge thereof, and: said oath shal be
under.the of this section and required shall require ft:om said treasurer such bonds as of the United States shall cause ;
falling operation they both sides of the entire lin made a matter record upon the books of corpo-
in width
for the said of and of land herein made. be deemed and may from ti c to time in forty miles on
f i right way grant may proper be fixed ation. No person shall be a of said company
the route shall ana drl'c.er
road after general ,
ot said :
That for the of the thereof as they may deem proper.The :
'( SEC. 19. Be itfurthir enacted purpose crease amount the construction ol unless he shall be a qualified to vote
aiding the construction tf said road, there be, and secretary shall be sworn to the faithful performanceof as fast as may be required sections by of land hereb.ranted for directors at the election at which he shall be chosen.
__ _, I and Missouri and such oath shall be entered upon the said railroad ; and the odd .
f ;; hereby.Is.granted to the said Burlington his duties, SEC. 15. And be iff urther enacted That the president,
shall not he liable to sale, or entry, or preemption -
I ... RiVer Railroad .Company, every alternate section pi records of the company, signed by him, and the oath suit ice-president, and directors shall hold their offices forte
public land (excepting mineral lands as provided in verified thereon. The president and Secretary of said before or alter they are surveyed, except by period indicated in the said company,

this act) designated by odd numbers, to the amount off board shall in like macner call all other meetings, company, as provided iu this act ; but the provisionot not exceeding three years by-tws., respectively of and until
I hundred and fort
t ten alternate sections per mile on each side of said road naming the time and place thereof. It shall be the the act of {September, eighteen amendatory ) nners are chosen in their place, and,quahfied. In case
and the acts
on the line thereof, and not sold, reserved, or other- I duty of said board of commissioners to open books, or one, granting preemption rights, it shall so happen that an election otidirectors note
act entitled "An act to secnit sha
I and to which a ; books to be opened at such times, and in such ; thereof. and of
wise disposed of by the United States cause domain made on any day appointed by the by-laws said
; actual settlers the public ,
homestead claim not have attached cities or other places in the United State: as homestead to on
I' pre.emption or may principal company, the corporation shall not for that excuse be
:, at the time the line of said road is definitely fixed: they, or a quorum of them, shall determine, within six approved May twenty, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, deemed to be dissolved, but such election may be holdenon
ii i extended to all otheL
L: "' .Provided, That said company shall accept this grant months alter the passage of this act, to receive subscriptions hall be, and the same are hereby, day which stall be appointed by the directors.
: .\ filing stock of said corporation, and lands on the line of said road, when surveyed, excepting any
of this act.by the
from the to
:,1 1 within one year passage to said And th rue directors, of whom seveu, including the president,
J with the of the Interior and a.cash often centum on all subscriptions, those hereby granted comlauy.
l such acceptance Secretary payment per snail be a for the transaction of business,
sections shall by thego\ quorum shal
road and file therefor. So soon as twenty thousand reserved alternate
shall also establish the line of said a map and to receipt ave full power to make and such ,
within faith be subscribed for, and ten dol- ernment at a price less than two dollars and fifty cents prescribe
thereof with the Secretary of the Interior one shares shall in good rules, and regulations as they ( needful and
_ I ( year of the date of said acceptance, when the said Sec lars per share actually paid into the treasury of the per acre, when offered for sale. proper touching the disposition and management nfthestateandffectsofhecornpany
That the said
11' retary shall withdraw the lands embraced in this grant company, the said president and secretary of said SEC. 7. And be it further enacet to ; the
Railroad Company" be and is hereby prop-erj'
- time and place "Northern Pacific
from market. board of commissioners appoint the duties and conduct of their offi-
: f icri:4zd; ; be further enacted,That whenever said for the first meeting of the subscribers to the stock ol authorized and empowered t cuter upon,purchase. and servants touching the election and meeting of
thereof in at least take and hold lands or premises, that may bt .cr
shall notice any
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company I said company, and give and the directors, and all matters whatsoever which may
1 for the construction workingof
shall have completed twenty consecutive miles of the one newspaper in each state in which subscriptionbooks neccessary and proper the of said and the
: appertain to concerns
road mentioned in the foregoing section,in the manner have been opened, at least fifteen days previous said road, not exceeding in width two hundred feet said board of directors have nli company to; fill any

; provided for other roads in this actand, the act to which to to the day of meeting, and such subscribers as shall ou each side of the line of iu railroad, unless a greate or vacancies that may may occur from power any cause or

_ 't'I this is an amendmentthe President of the United States attend the meeting so called, either in person or by width be required for the purpose of excavation. or em causes vacancy from time to time in their board And the said
ballot thirteen bankment and also any lands or premises that ma, sid
shall elect
and and there by ;
shall commissioners to examine reportto lawful proxthen
4 f pOIntthree board of directors shall have power to appoint such
__ him in relation thereto; and if it shall appear to him directors for said corporation ; and in such election be necessary and proper for turnouts, standing place 'ugineers agents, and subordinates as may from timeto
; t .. that twenty miles of said road have been completed as each share of said capital stock shall entitle the owner for cars. depots station-houses, or any other of said structur.road. time be to into effect the object of
construction and working necessary
required by this act, then, upon certificate of said commissioner thereof to one vote. The President and Secreiury of required in the the and to do car' and things touching the
the to cut company
shall have am.
of their absence And the said right
and in company
[ ] to that effect, patents shall issue conveying the board of commissioners, case the location and construction of said road.
two of the officers of said board, remove trees and other material that might, by falng.
i the right and title to said lands to said company oneach or inability any SEC. 1G. And be further enacted'Th&t it shall be
side of said road, as far as the same is completed, shall act as inspectors of said election, and shall certity encumber its roadbed, though standing or .awful for the directors of said require pay-
the of the directors elected at than two hundred feet from the line of said road. And comPy'to
to the amount aforesaid ; and such examination, report, under their hands names inent of the sum of ten per upon
continue from time and the said commissioners treasurer, in case tho owner of such lands or premises ana
and by patents, shall said meeting ;
conveyance, the value of tht all subscriptions received of all subscribers, and the
I to time, in like manner, until said road shall have been and secretary, shall then deliver over to said directors the said company cannot agree as balance thereof at such times and in such proportions and
An the President shall appoint said commissioners all the paoperties, subscription books, and other booksin premises taken, or to be taken for the use
_ _
: an such cond.tious as they shall deem to be necessaryto
the duties of said of said road, the value thereof shall be determined bt
fill vacancies in said commission, as provided their possession, and thereupon I complete the said road and telegraph line with.a -
f the officers previously appointed the appraisal ot three disinterested commissioners,who
I in relation other toads mentioned in the act to commissioners, and .
the time in this act Sixty days' previ
I which this in an amendment. And the said company by them, shall cease and determine forever, and there- I may be appointed, upon application by: either part\ I .,us notice shall be prescrbed. payments required,
- and immunities stockholders shall constitute said body politic to court of record in any of the territories in which
the any
shall be entitled to all the privileges after
and of the time and of publishing'aotice a
to be taken, lie and said com place payment, by
Railroad Annual meetings: ot the stockholders 01 the lands premises ;
:, granted to the Hannibal and Joseph's and corporate. : week in in each ot"
Company by the said last-mentioned act, so far as the the said corporation for the choice of officers (when missioners, in their assessment of damages, shall appraise once a one daily newspaper and
the cities of Boston New York
and for the transaction of business such premises at what would have been the value Philadelphia,
same may be applicable : Provided That no government they are to be chosen)
bonds shall be issued to the said Burlington and shall be holden at such time and place and upon thereof if the road had not been built. And upon return Chicago ; and in case any stockholqr'shal neglect stock or
in be in the by-laws. into court ot such appraisement and upon tlu erase to pay, in pursuance
aid the notice prescribed
Missouri River Railroad Company to construction such as may
: of said extension of its road : And provided, SEC. 2. f>nd be further enadel, That the right ot pa'men into the same of the estimated value of thtpremises field by such person shall be forfeited absolutely to the ..

further, That said extension shall be completed within way through the public lands be, and the same is hereby taken for the use and benefit of the owne. ise of the company, and also any payment payments

; the period of ten years from the passage o. this act. I granted to said '. Northern: Pacific Railroad Company thereof, said premises shall be deemed to be taken b. that shall have been made ou account| thereol. subject the
condition that board of directors allow
SEC. 21. And be further enacted, That before any I ," its successors and assigns, for tho constructionofa said company, which shall thereby acquire full title u to may
land granted by this act shall be conveyed to any company railroad and telegraph as proposed ; and the right, the same for the purpose aforesaid. And either part;. redemption on such terms a they may prescribe.SEC. .
17. And If itfurther enact l 5"hat the said company
this is to said feeling aggrieved at said appraisement may, with ,
or party entitled thereto under act, there power and authority hereby given corporation
I I shall first be paid into the treasury of the United States, to take from the public lands, adjacent to the line thirty days alter the same has been returned into court, is authorized to accept to its owil use any grant,

the cost surveyingselecting and conveying the same, of said road, material of earth, stone, timber, and so file an appeal therefrom, and demand a jury of \velvi, lonation, loan, power, franchise, aid, or assistance
the said company or party in interest.as the titles shall forth, for the construction thereof. Said way is grantedto men to estimate the damage sustained; but such aj!, which may be granted to, or conferred upon, said company

k be required by said company, which amount shall, said railroad to the extent of two hundred feet in peal shall not interfere with the rght of said companj) by the congress of the United :.ttei, by the legislature

without any further appropriation, stand to the width on each side of said railroad where it may pass to enter upon the premises to do any al t of auy state, or by any corporation, person hold or

*4 .. credit of the proper account, to be used by the commissioner through the public domain, including all necessary necessary and proper in the construction of its road. persons ; and said corporation is: authorized to
Of the general land-office for the prosecution of ground for station buildings, workshops, depots, machine I And said party appealing shall give bonds, with sufficient md enjoy any such grant, donation loan,po'er, franchise -

the survey of the public lands along the line of said shops, switches, side tracks, turn-tables, and I surety or sureties, for the payment of any cos aid, or assistance, to its own use. for the purpose

road, and so from year to year untill the whole shall water-stations ; aud tho right of way shall be exempt that may arise upon such appeal j and in case the party aforesad.
And it further enacted said Northern
I I be completed, as provided under the provisions of this from taxation within the territories of the United L appealing does not obtain a verdict, increasing 01 b 'at of
State The United States shall extinguish, as rapidlyas diminishing, as the case may be, the award of the commissioner Pacific Railroad Company shall obtn' the consent

act.SEC.. 22. And be it further enad That congress may be consistent with public policy und the welfare such party shall pay the whole cost incurred the legislature of auy state any portion

may, at any time, alter, amend, or repeal this act. ot said Indians, the Indian titles to all lands falling by the appellee, as well as his own, and the payment or said railroad line may pass, previous to commencingthe

Approved, July 2, 18M. under the operation of this act, and acquired in theuouauon into court, for the use of the owner of said premises construction thereof ; but said company may have

.. -____ _nI 3s\nat" : ,10_ .me T r ruauj__./11: iiuuiuu f/\: iu .hn tins Vl511 urn. taken, of a sum equal to Wit finally awarded the right to put on engineesandsiive'th route be-.
I -- there be and be vest in said the title of said lore obtaining the consent of the legislature. I
CHAPTER ccxvn. SEC. 3 And be it further enacted, That shall hel to company said
; An Act granting Lands to aid in the Construction of a hereby is, granted to the Northern Pacific Railroad land, the right to use and occupy the same for SEC. 19. And ie itfurther enactedThat, unless

Railroad and Telegraph Line from Lake Superior Company," its successors and assigns, for the purposeof the construction, maintenance, and operation of said Northern Pacific Railroad Company.hal obtain bona the

; to Puget's Sound, on the Pacific Coast, by the aiding in the construction of said railroad and tele- road. And in case auy of the lands to be taken, as tide subscriptions to the stok company to

: Northern Route. graph line to the Pacific coast, and to secure the safe aforesaid, shall be held by any infant, femme covert, amount of two millions of dollars, with ten per centumnpaid

*' Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives and speedy transportation of the mails, troops, muni- non compos, insane persons residing without the territory within two years alter the passage and approval of

_ jI -. of the United States of America in Congress assembled, tions of war, and public stores, over the route of said within which the lands to be taken lie, or persons this act, i shall be null ani void. \ to
SEC. And be further That the better
_: That Richard D. Rice, Joun A. Poore, Samuel P. Strick. line railway, every alternate section of public laud, subjected to any legal disability, the court may appoint tacte

j; _,. land, Samuel C, Fessenden, Charles P. Kimball, Augustine not mineral, designated by odd numbers, to the amount a guardian for any party under any disqualification, to accomplish the object of this mely" to promotethe of
interest and welfare construction
I Haines, Edwin R. W. Wiggin, Anson P. Mor- of twenty alternate sections per mile, on each side ot appear in proper person, who shal give bonds, with public by the

_. riU Samuel J. Anderson, of Maine ; Willard Sears, I. said railroad line, as said company may adopt, through sufficient surety or sureties, proper and faithful said ralroad and telegraph line and keeping the sPin
8. kyithlngton, Josiah Perham, James M, Becket, A. the territories of the United States, and ten alternate execution of his trust, and who may represent in court working order, and to secure to tae government and

:. W. Banfteld, Abiel Abbott, John Newell, Austin L. sections of land per mile on each side of said railroad the person disqualified, as aforesaid, from appearing, all times (but particularly in time ofnvar) the use

Rogers, Nathaniel Greene,jnr., Oliver Frost, John A. whenever it passes through any state, and whenever on when tho same proceedings shall be had in reference benefits of the same for postal, military, and other purposes

'Bass, John O. Bresbrey, George Shiverick, Edward the line thereof, the United States have full title, not ,': to to the appraisement of the premises to be taken foi congress may, at any time, having due rega

I Tyler, Filander J. Forristall, Ivory H. Pope, of Massachusetts reserved, sold, granted, or otherwise appropriated, and the use of said company, and with the same effect as lor the rights of said Northern Pacific Railroad
I described and the title of the company pany, add to, aler, amend, or repeal this! net
at the been
: ; George Opdyke, Fairley Holmes, John Hug- free from preemption, or other claims or rights, has already ; .
4 t f, gins, Philander Reed, George Briggs, Chauncy Vib time the line of said road is definitely fixed, and a plat to the lands taken by virtue of this act shall not Approved, July 2, 1864.- :

1 ',. bard John C. Fremont of New York ; Ephraim Marsh, thereof filed in the office of the commissioner of the be affected or impaired by reason of any failure by any *

t ,{. John P.Jackson,jr., ot New Jersey; S. M. Felton, general land-office; and whenever, prior to said time, guardian to discharge faithfully his trust. And in case CHAPTER ccxvm.: Rancho
An to theTitles
Act Lands within the
.'. 4 I .: John Toy, O. J. Dickey, B. F. Archer, G. W. Cass, J. any of said sections or parts of sections shall have been any party shall have a right or claim to any land for a quiet to
f I I: Edgar Thompson, John A. Green,of Pennsylvania; T. granted, sold, reserved, occupied bv homestead set- term of years, or any interest therein, in possession, reversion Laguna de Santos Calle, in the State of California., !

; M. Allyn, Moses W. Wilson, Horace Whittaker, Ira tlers, or preempted, or otherwise disposed of, other or remainder, the value of any such estate, Be it enacted by the Senate and Hvute. of RttntsMtSof
: Bliss, of Connecticut ; Joseph A. Gilmore, Onslow lands shall be selected by said company in lieu thereof, less than a fee simple, shall be estimated and determined the United States of America in Congress Qbl
jj. > Interior in in the hereinbefore set forth. And in case it That it may and shall be lawful for nil purchasers frOl
Stearns, E. P. Emerson, Frederick Smyth, William E. under the direction of the Secretary of the manner Rancho
_.i f-11- I Chandler, of New Hampshire ; Cyrus Aldrich, H. M. alternate sections, and designated by odd numbers, shall be necessary for the company to enter upon any the grantees or their assigns of ladS within California the to
de Santos Calle of
in the State
T it' Rice, John McKusick, H. C. Waite,'Stephen Miller, of not more than ten miles beyond the limits of said alternate lands which are unoccupied, and of which there is no Laguna act,
file within twelve of this
; .: ;!' Minnesota; E. A. Chapin,John Gregory Smith, George sections : Provided, That if said route shall be apparent owner or claimant, it may proceed to take months from the passage
.. 4 .. .. : Merrill, of Vermort; James Y. Smith, William S. found upon the line of any other railroad route to aid in and use the same for the purposes of said railroad, and with the register of the land-office a{Mar)sville, applications res

.. Slater, Isaac H. Southwick, Earl P. Mason, of Rhode I the construction o which lands have been heretofore may institute proceedings, in mnDn described, for describing the lauds so purchased by them tne

Island ; Seth Fuller, William Kellogg, U. S. Grant I granted by the United states, as far as the rou es are the purpose of ascertaining the value of, and of acquiring I pectively, with proofs of bona fide purchase from

William B. Ogden, Wiltiam G. Greene, Leonard upon the same general line, the amount of land hereto- title to, the same ; but the judge of the court hearing said grantees or their assigns ; and,' upon such shall prO1'being W

I ,. ", Sweat;Henry W.Blodgett,Porter Sheldon, of Illinois ; fore granted shall be deducted from the amount grantedby said suit shall deter -line the kind of notice to be found satisfactory, the said purchasers

i'J.. M. Winchell, Elswprth Cbeesebrough, James S. this act : Provided, further, That the railroad company served on such owner or owners, and he may in its discretion permitted to enter, according to the lines of the public acre,

.. .;t. J-, .Emery, Kansas ; Richard F. Perkins,'Richard Chen. receiving the previous grant of land may assign appoint an agent or guardian to represent such surveys, at one dollar and twenty-five cents skid per rancno,
5.:t Railroad Company in case of his or their incapacity or non- the lands so purchased within the lit of ,
Pacific owners
j :"- "" err, SathuelBannon, George Rowland,Henry,Platt, of their interest to said Northern owner or board oi
,*.. "' and'associate But in case no claimant appear as described i the petition the
\ ailforviWiflhi'MercerJanesw: Browuley, or may confederate, appearance. Ihal entitieu
tinder the'act of March 3 1851,
i. <- J J... Virginia; John H. Br Latrobe, W. Prescott Smith, with said company upon the terms named in the first within six years from the tme'of the of said commissioner ,

of Maryland ; Greenbury Slack, A. J. Boreman, of section of this act: Provided, further, Th t" all mineral road across any land, 'all cims to' damages againstsaid "An act to ascertain and"settle the private land csi
in the State of California to the extent to
.. ; West Virginia ; Thomas E. Bramlette, Frank Shuriu, lands be, and the same are hereby, excluded from the company shall be bated. essloo.
I of Kentucky ; John Brough, John A. inp'hamOran operations! of this art. and in lieu thereof a like quantity SKC. R. And br it further "nI"f"". That each lands so purchased have been reduced to pos!

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