Florida union

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Florida union
Uniform Title:
Florida union (Jacksonville, Fla. Weekly)
Alternate Title:
Weekly union
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
W.C. Morrill & J.K. Stickney
Creation Date:
May 27, 1865
Physical Description:
v. : ill. (chiefly advertisements) ; 13-63 cm.


Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
30.31944 x -81.66


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.

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Resource Identifier:
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which under the revenue and collection laws I I peel or cleared, and if there, is f.1-r-; ;;; ; r
THE FLORIDA UNION of the United States, have been created ports no internal re-I U not patriotism j ; and unwise j bccausei". ; ,
i venue officer there such taxes shall be is to resist. Hcr.ccit becomes '
I I our
duty ....
rs runLIrflfED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING BY of entry and delivery in coastwise: : trade, as ted by the ,.....- \
officer or ho shall cause to conform to what now exist; nUll to our
J. K. STICKNEY. I the applicant may CLEARANCE.Fourth. desire.! : 1 the. same: to be secured to be paid as provided future American citizenship.: Reason, therefore .
these t
T}: It)1 S : 1 .-Before any vessel; shall be cleared i in regulations. \ must subdue passion ; self must be set

Two Dollars' per Auuum in ..\dvaJ1.(',(. for port within the insurrectionary States i I INLAND TRANSPORTATION.Tenth. aside for the good of the whole; we ought tOt "
nwntUs. any ,
No Subscriptions taken for less than Three II should be, a united people and bear with '
from I -
Single copies five cents.AnvFcariscMKxra or one port to another therein, or from provisions of these Regulations p

iVeuty-fivc ccnti per lino cash any such ports to a port in the loyal States, ncccessarily modified, hall be considered applicable manly of fortitude Providence.The and. MS good citizens, the decrees '

D6t"rtion. will bo marked the master: of every such vessel shall present: to all shipments inland:: to or within ,
A'lvertii'not specifying; time to the otlieer of the insurrectionary States of Macon Telegraph l which in days gone-
..cliargod accordingly.Boole. proper customs a manifest of by :any. means J.
f(till forbidden) an by was a most radical war and bitter
which transportation paper
her cargo, manifest. shall set forth the whatsoever. I
Job vid Carl Priutinfj of every variety neatly: character of the merchandise composing said hater and rcviler of every thing conservative, 1

executed at the Usiox office. and if articles CHARGES. I we are glad to perceivelcarne wisdom from
--- ----- -- cargo, showing no prohibited ;
Ec'i: /*.-Goods not prohibited be experience and has now got another '
shall l>e certified by such officer of customs. may upon
AN EXECUTIVE OnDI n. transported to insurrectionary States !i'ce. track. It has also commenced talking to Its I
Intercourse with Insurrectionary States. The charges upon all products shipped or readers in a sound common sense way. Here

What may be trailed III, rod where. : STATE.fifthOn transported from an insurrectionary State is what it says in a late.issue : I ,
the arrival of
such vessel
OFFICIAL. any other than upon cotton shall be the charges *:Some may think it more compatible with $
at the of destination it shall be the
10 1805. port duty
: prescribed by the internal revenue laws. personal dignity and the spirit of freemen, to ..
of the master thereof forthwith
to to
RULES AND REGULATIONS\CEnXIxn COMMERCIAL present Upon cotton other than purchased and resold maintain a position of imbecile and ineffective -
the officer of the the certified f
INTERCOURSE WITH INSUKHKCTIONARY proper by the Government, \a\ cents per pound, which I defiance sullen and vindictive demeanor '

STATES.EXECTUJ'E. manifest of her cargo, whereupon the officer I must be credited by the officer collecting, as : toward the 'ietor-a resolute determination -
ClIAMllEK. shall cause the vessel to be discharged under
\ follows, viz : two cents per pound as the I to hold no intercourse with him, .
WASHINGTON, April 29, 1865. 5 his general supervision ; and if the cargo is
shipping fee. All cotton purchased and resold either social, commercial or political-:to.refuse Li ;
ORDER. desirous to relieve found to correspond with the manifest a certificate -
EXECUTIVE -Being the Government
by shall be allowed to all co-operation, even in the essential
all loyal citizens and well disposed persons to that effect shall be given to the be frre
transported from all fees and taxes matters of preserving public order, and adjusting -
residing in insurrectionary States from master. If there shall be found any prohibited whatsoever.
affairs their basis as if
commercial restrictions, and to articles they shall be seized and held sub- upon new so ,
unnecessary I RECORDS ME KEPT.Tadfth. possible, to restore public security and tt an- .
ject to the orders of the of I ho
encourage them to return to peaceful pursuits, Secretary !
These ideas and to r
it is hereby ordered: I Treasury, and the officer shall forthwith report .-Full and complete accounts and quility. purposes seem I J
float in brains but in
'ir"t.That the restrictions upon iritcrnaland to the department the facts of the records must be kept by all officers acting many our judgment,
of wounded
the inexcusable
I they are offspring -
domestic commercial incercourse be discontinued case ; and any such vessel arriving from any under these regulations of their transactions t II I

in such parts of the States of Tennessee foreign port or from any domestic port with- under them, in such manner and form as shall pride, disappointment and temporary passion -

Virginia North Carolina, South Car- out a proper clearance or with contraband be prescribe,! by the Commissioner' of Cus ;: and not of common sense or sound dis
cretion. If
house be in flames no mat '
olina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama,Mississippi, articles, shall, with her cargo, be seized and toms. ter who set it your on fire, the best thing, you.can I'I
Louisiana lies cast of the held as subject to confiscation under the laws'
and so much of as LOYALTY A REQUISITC.'lhii'tteitltNo do is to join in with anybody who willfielp :
River shall be embraced with- of the United States
Mississippi as goods shall be sold in an you save the building, or even a portion of it. ,
in the lines of national military occupation, LADING WITHIN, AND DEPARTURE FROM AN
insurrectionary State by or to, nor any transportation & we believe it is now the part of interest .

excepting only such restrictions as are imposed INSURRECTIONARY STATE. held with, any person or personsnot and of true dignity and manhood for ;:every .I!

by Acts of Congress and regulations in Si.rth.-Vcssels in ports within an insurrec- loyal to the Government of the United Southern man to assist in restoring peace and

pursuance thereof, prescribed by the Secretary tionary State not declared open to the com Proof of condition of
States. loyalty the taking public under the new things.-
of the Treasury, and approved by the merce of the world, shall be laden under the :; been defeated r:
and subscribing the following oath or evidence The fact that our purposes have
President and excepting also from the effect supervision of the of this Department
agent ,
; to be filed, that it, or one similar in does not release us from a common 'Obli t

of this order the following artitlcs, contra- whose duty it shall be to require, before any purpose and meaning, has been taken, viz: gation to God, society and ourselves, to lo f)

band of war, to wit: Arms, ammunition articles are allowed to be shipped, satisfactory I, do solemnly swear in presence of the best we can under the situation in which i
and all unities from which ammunition is evidence that upon all merchandise the taxes "
Almighty God that I will henceforth faithfully His Providence has placed us.
manufactured, gray uniforms and cloth, loca- and fees required by laws and these regulations support protect and defend the Consti- ;

motives, cars, railroad iron and machinery have been paid, or secured to be paid, tution of the United States, and all laws madein -. ; i

for operating railroads, telegraph wires, insulators which fact, with the amount so paid, shall be I thereto. -=-.... .. '-.I..-. .-
pursuance, YROM.T>exNas -- ;
EW8 -
and instruments for operating telegraph certified upon the manifest, No clearance :'" .1"

shall be granted if: article FORMER REGULATIONS REVOKED.Fourteenth. .
lines. ?. ... : upon any. shipped .
.Second.:That all existing military and naval the fees and internal revenue taxes, or either .These regulations shall take Important Confiscation Case A CoUipi- :

orders in any manner restricting domestic shall only have been secured to be paid. I effect and be in force on and tier the 10th ion Between Governor Brownlow ted 1

and coastwise commercial intercourse and Such fact shall be noted upon the manifest, day of May, 1865, and shall supersede all. Judge Twigg, of the United States District .

trade in the localities above named, be, and and the proper officer at'the port of destina- other regulations and circulars heretofore Court.

the same are, hereby revoked ; and that no tion of such vessel, shall hold the goods till prescribed by the Treasury Department con,I NASHVILLE, May 18t 1865.

military or naval officer in any manner interrupt all such taxes and fees shall be paid according cerning commercial intercourse between loyal I's of conflict bctyJeenthe

or interfere with the same, or with any : to law and these regulations.SUPPLY and insurrectionary States, all of which a prospect.executive a, in T
manner interrupt or interfere with the same, STORES. are hereby. rescinded and annulled. judicial and affair powers occurred on last,

or.with boats or other vessels engaged HUGH McCULLOCU, see. An extraordinary
Seventh Persons desiring to keep in the United States Court atEjnox-
,therein under proper authority, pursuant to : a supply Sec'ty. of the Treasury. Tuesday
store at any place within an insurrection- vine Judge Connelly and Twigg pressing,
the regulations of the Secretary of the Treas- EXECUTIVE CHAMBER, WASHINGTON, May 9th. of
ajy State shall make application thereior to which promises to lead to legal proceedings

ury. the nearest officer the Treasury Department, The foregoing rules and regulations concerning no common magnitude. 'Y. G. Bro aw,
which application shall set forth that the applicant commercial intercourse, with and in special agent of the United States Treasury

and is loyal to the Government of the States and parts of States, declared in insur- Department, acting under the written :.1 .ers
: Rugnlations..
United States, and upon being convinced of rection, prescribed by the Secretary of the of that department, which were made m:4 cQn-
: : such loyalty a license for such supply store Treasury in conformity with the acts of Congress formity in obedience to an act of:*jJpn-
)Vith., view of carrying out the purpose of relating thereto having been seen and andonetl
shall forthwith be granted ; and the personto ,rented out several pieces of ar
the Executive in his Executive gress '
as expressed whom the license is given shall be authorized considered by me, are hereby approved. property belonging! to disloyal persons who
date of April 29 1865 : "To T
orderbearing ,
at other supply ANDREW .
to goods Southern
relieve all citizens and well-disposed purchase any were in the Confederacy. .
loyal the States at -- of his immediately -
store within insurrectionary or Judge Twigg, at the term court
Statesfrom c
persons residing in commercial insurrectionary restrictions I such other point as he may select. The party EXTRACTS FROM: AUGUSTA PAPERS. precceding the present one,/.-9mer-

unnecessary such license shall therefor of'thc United States Treasury
i receiving pay ed the tenant
thein return'to -
to to
and peaceful .
encourage : the'license fee prescribed by the Internal Re- The Planter und the Blacks-Calm Counsels Department to be dispossessed of a vwna-
pursuits the arc
following regulations
venue law. IUng-lnterestln&News Items wnich he had rented from Mr. Brownlow.> ,
prescribed,and will hereafter vem commer- :
I Macon Markets. restored to the ownervMr.Brownlow
cial intercourse between the States of Tennessee EXEMPTED ARTICLES. and the property -
[From the Augusta Chronicle and Sentiutl. 16th inst.] applied at, brice to General./Tifcon
Virginia NorthCarolinaSouth, Carolina EigJith. All articles of local productionand which Jife fcatl -

Georgia,Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, consumption,":auch as fruit8, butter, ice, WHAT THE PLANTERS SHOULD DO. for aid to enforce contracts Department, 'whiel .to iat .

and Louisiana, east of .Mississippi River, eggs, meat, wood, coal, &c., may, without fee We have been frequently asked what made for Treasury Twiggfs order.fras:
heretofore declared'. in insurrection and the or restriction, be freely transported and .soldat course the planters had best pursue in their officer granted and, the Judge issue between: the' rid gc

loyal states.Firz4All. such points in an insurrectionary States present crops. Our reply is this : Make disregarded whetheiKthe
commercial transactions under the owner may desire. sonIC satisfactory arrangement with the negroes and the Treasury agent
make'contractsJiur-accordance -
these regulations shall be conducted under for their services in cultivating and power of the latter to [
I SHIPMENT OF PRODUCTS OF AN 1NSURRKCTIONARY with orders from the depart at ;
the. supervision of officers: of customs and others I STATE. gathering the crops. There will be need for based on an act of Con;p, )

acting as officers of. .customs. all the corn, bacon and cotton that can be Washington, ( ot
; I ..Yinth.-AI1 cotton not produced by per- should be respected, or whether a judge;
Second.PROHIBITED, ARTicLEa-Thc following i produced, and it is a suicidal policy to suffer
sons with their own labor or with the labor I the District Court had power to set such a
lost rather
rtiClcs .prohibited and none such to be utterly
are ,. your growing crops
it void. '
of freedom or will be allowed to be transported to or within ; than to accommodate yourself to the circumstances -
them, must, before shipment to any port or is The military authority of federal ,gqvern- t
State heretofore declared in insurrection, of the times. There no reason why >
any in State be sold to and resold decided it in favor of the 1"ressnI7 Pe-
except fon Government: account, viz: arms, plsce a loyal your lands cannot be profitably cultivated on ment Twigg de- '
by an officer of the Government especially if there is l partmcnt ; so on Tuesday Judge
ammunition!; n, all articled from ammunition the existing plan proper energyand 'in.whichhe
is manufactured uniforms and appointed, for the purpose under regulations 1 livered i a charge to the Grand Jury .
; foresight on your part.
care railroad iron and prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury old it is irrecoverably directed them in strong languago, !t 9, indict -
loth, locomotives, As to the system gone, his action in the :
and before tor
machinery for operating railroads, telegraph and approved by tfie President, and the sooner the truth is accepted the soon- Governor Brownlow : .
; be is said to ,.hayc'been:
cotton or other product to This charge .
allowing any from the present premises. .
wires, insulators, instruments for operating er will industry recover par- )., '
telegraph line shipped or granting.clearance for any vessel, alysis. The blacks will not be permitted to exceedingly bitter. :
the customs officer or other persons Judge Twieg is understood to be hostile
proper is for them
AMOUUTS.OF PRODUCTS ALLOWED, AND PLACES remain idle. If work not provided

',TO WHICH SUCH MAY BE,TRANSPORTED.Third. acting as such, must require from the purchasing the Government itself will undertake to furnish entire rndicnf'po1icy, add particularly collision between!thostile,, -.
or the internal revenue officer certibcate to the Confiscationlaw. A
been determined and agent them
It having employment. I
that.the.cotton proposed to be shipped himself and thc Gbvernor is one

agreed upon by the properofilcersofthe'Var him that 25 percent os GOOD COUNSEL.We interest in the public mind.
and accordancewith has been resold by or excite deep
Treasury Departments: been to such pleased to notice that the few remaining .
has purchasing
the requirements of section 9 of the Act the value thereof, paid are .. --
in and that the cottoi- in the State of Georgia have -
of July 2,1864, that.the amount of goods re agent money, papers General Forrest Killed by Ills Own Sol t tdlers.
is thereby free from further fee or tax. I. it last come to their senses,and are now giv-
quired supply the necessities of the loyal is claimed advice to their readers. In a late r
the cotton proposed to shipped ng good '
.residing in the insurrectionary States find the following CAIRO May 18 1,865., )
and proved to be the product of'a person* .Ulanta Intelligencer we : ,

within the military lines,if Uje United' Statc3forc. own labor, or freedmen or others employed The, pa.then cannot be re-called; to the future The.He'mphis: Argus has reliable information : 1
shall be amount equal to the
,. an aggregate officer'will -rcquin and we must look, and whatsoeverf Forrest killed #
-therefor that and paid b rJh'm, the ,they : that the rebel was ;
of the applications and '
fee of three cents pound we can give to induce our Parkville Alabama the 18th by 'four
the places to'which such goods may be,taken, that the sliippfn,.r, per at : on ,
shall be.all places in sucll.line's that: niay be, shall be. paid or secured to be paid therou cople to prepare for the future! and well to of l his own men, to tt avenge the death'ofmx oftheir

named in the several applications for transportation If any product other than cotton is offeree ,. pct their parts in it, we owe, alike to them as comrades, ordered Forest the, ,

thereto. It is. therefore directed. for shipment, the certificate of the. Interim, 0 oursett; without a stint to bestow. day before for exulting over the, news of

'Revenue officer that all internal taxes dui I To counsel further: resistance is both un- I Jnm! ton's surrender, which, Forrest. 'did', not! '
that clearance' shall be granted, on application r
thereon has been collected and paid must bt .vise and unpatriotic-unpatiiotic, because, believe. :.
citizen all .
for goods not
by any loyal produced prior to such products being ship- ..liat which is i:: noi directed to tae puuifc wel- t -Th' ; -i
in such and to such
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/ FROM THE INTERIOR. those who have been hired out" and hud no [From the Lake City Columbian; Ma111th.) :,'!,

iht lnxitlt1 0 ninn. I settled home. Quite a number of this class Rates of Advertising.Each .
# t Condition of Aflhlra-Everything Quiet. square (minion, lines or less,)

a 'I" I ... J -- --' -A_ J "-1_p- The People imposed to be Orderly mid collected in town on Monday,but the prompt first insertion. . . .0. . ..$1.00.

I; JACKSONVILLE. 27 1865. i t tI Submissive-The Stars mid Stripes over action of Gen. McCook checked the evil rc- Each,subsequent insertion, per square....7 b.

1i, ti the Capitol. st'ts that might have arisen fr m too sudJen We will receive provisions in payment of

< i [Special Correspondence Florida Union.) an influx of this species of population. either subscription or advertising at the fol
'"tiw, TALLAHASSEE, May 23, 1865.It. lowing rates :
',, ;, fact of having applied for the takes a little time to realize the fact of Corn, 75 cents per bushel ; bacon 121-2 '
I t::: office of Sequestration Commissioner under On Saturday Gen. :McCook raised the stars cents pound lard 15 cents .
: .. being on this side of the "lines" that for so per ; per pound
I' j:, the late rebel government, for the Confiscation barrier I and stripes over the capitol. There was little chickens 25 cents each; eggs, 121-2 cents per
long a time have formed an impassable I dozen t
butter 25 cents and fresh
the occasion. ,
f of property belonging to Union men cere nony attendant upon per Po ;;
to direct communication between Jack- beef 8 cents pound 8 cents
per ; sugar, per
{1'1 Q ..,/ furnish strong evidence of superior qualifications sonville and this point. Two months ago to The affair was witnessed by the Governorand pound; syrup, 50 cents per gallon, and in

for the office of United States Judge? nearly all the State officials. It is but like proportion for other things.
have ventured here alone and unprotectedwould
Can the Honorable Phillip Fraser give us due these persons to say that they have used
'.. i have been as much as ones life was [From The Family Friend, Monti.cello. Florlc U.)
L any information on that point? We pause I worth. Now suddenly things are changed ; their utmost efforts to preserve order and quiet To our Patrons.As .

ij j for a rep)).___.. ,_ I "Yankees and Rebels" now mingle with each among the people. the change in our political relation
o !. --+-4I TilE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN. necessitates a change in our financial arrangements -
..... THE INTERIOR.It other as friendly as though they had neverbeen we have adopted the
So far as can judged by conversation with following as tne
j .....' cannot be otherwise than gratifying to arrayed against each other in hostile assassination of President rates of advertising, to be paid in specie its
.., ..:) the loyal citizens of Florida, to learn that the altitude the people, equivalent-invariably in ad1'ana-viz: :
",1. Lincoln is universally deplored and the act Each ((10 lines less first insertion
disposition of the pleople throughout the interior Brig. General McCook commands here. square, or ,) -
condemned. $1,00. Each subsequent insertion, per
n. .is to submit quietly to the new order His course has thus far been eminently satis- square, 75 cts. .

of things. By taking this course, they will factory. The best of feeling prevails betweenthe LATER. We will receive provisions in payment of

a secure to themselves far more lenient treatment soldiers of.his command and the inhabi- ARRIVAL OF: GEN. TILQHMAN WITH A PORTIONOF either subscription or advertising at the following

at the hands of the Government than if all of General Jones men have rates : Corn, 75 cents per bushel ;
/ tants. Nearly 3RD
TIIE U. 8. C. T.
I bacon, 12 1-2 cents per pound ; lard, 121-2
e they were to maintain a spirit of stubborness. now been paroled and arc returning'to their WEDNESDAY, May 24-8 A. M.i* cents per pound ; chickens 15 cents each ;

'rs The course of the paroled prisoners in returning homes in various parts of the State. Large Brevet Brigadier General B. C. Tilghman eggs, 12 1-2 cents per dozen ; butter, 25 cent?

t, quietly to their homes and pursuing numbers of paroled men from Johnston's arrived here this morning with a portion of per pound ; fresh beef 8 cents per pound,and
in like for other
L their peaceful avocations is the proper one to army are returning every day from Carolina. :, the 3rd U. S. C. T. They are now at the de proportion things.
.:> [ We would be glad to receive produce for
pursue. Nothing more quickly restores order attract considerable attention but
s and
and quiet to a distracted than for the subscription or advertising, pay higher
) and of trouble are manifest.
a i these paroled prisoners people gene- no signs
prices than those quoted above by the Family
people to resume their industrial pursuits. rally throughout the State is to be quiet and Two companies of the 17th C. V. arrived J
Friend Columhian.-ED.
or ] :
The action of the 1 planters in effecting arrangements admitted .
orderly. It is universally by one yesterday morning. --

by which the labor of the negroes and all that the Southern Confederacy. no ........ -- '
From the Lake Columbian,
[ City May 17th.)
1' on the plantations at this important time of longer in existence, that the attempt to establish : Gen. Sam Jones and staff arrived from
( r 2 The great and sudden: change in
the is secured is commendable.By .
year and left
it has been a failure and that no courseis Tallahassee on Monday evening on political affairs was as unexpected to us a*

this means they have doubtless saved left for the people of the South, but to sub- Thursday for Hilton Head by the St. :Marys. unwelcomed. We did hope and look for a

I much trouble and confusion. The policy of _. _...... ----- different result
j mit to the laws of the United States. To although we were not origi- ,.
:; the Government has been sufficiently announced Ejg*" The Steamer Delaware grounded on j nall in favor of the war or advocates for;se
lark and
most of them the future is uncer-
;" to indicate that everything is to be St. Johns bar on Wednesday and thus far all cession. But when the war was inaugurated, ,
tain. :Many who were looked upon as wealthy ,I we felt called on in every way to give it our '
efforts to her off have been unavailing.
cloneto develop the industry and resources of : get
I men are now penniless, their Confederate sanction and support. It may not be profitable -
-.4I +----
i the country. The people to a great extent than much or wise at this time to enlarge on the
money being worth no more &o The following prisoners escaped from
I *-... have their future in their own hands. By causes which have brought about these re-
I trash. To obtain a livelihood now l Incomes Thomasville, Georgia, since December, 1864, sults. God has so willed it, and we bow with
:, 'Y continuing in the course they have started
1 "o" an important question with them. and have been in the swamps until the am- snbm ssion to His decrees. That we always

I.' I they will find the Government more willing THE NEGRO QUESTION nestice. They arrived at Jacksonville May relied in the justice of our cause, our recent
to aid them. enemies must believe. That '
i even we 'main-
is perhaps the most vexatious one to handle
25th 1865
I i.. '"'Z, No practical man will say that it i is not far : tined our opinions and our cause through
I :;:, kwx x and which is the greatest source of uneasi- George Gibbs, Company G, 29th Missouri, four years with unprecedented valor, and at
: t ..: better, for the present at least, that the negroes ness. These counties have been free from captured near Savannah, December, 1864. times with signal success, with very inado-

) ; should remain on the plantations in the raids and the state of things on the planta- John L. Danridge, Company K, 22d Missouri qate means, all the world will acknowledge. .

ff service of their former masters being compensated captured near Atlanta, August, 1864. : The odds were too greatly against us-and
tions have continued about the same as they
for their labor in some 1 he I I George Davis, Company F, 49th Ohio Volunteers were overwhelmed by the resources and num-
i ',' way. were before the war. The planters have put captured at Chickamauga, September ; bers of those we opposed. We cannot retract

I:*1j, 4. order General Gillniore expressly stiPula-1 in their crops this season as usual. This is 14, 1864. I anything we have said until convinced{:

ted that idleness and vagrancy will the portion of the season when the most constant Matthew Hull, Company, 87th Pennsylvania have done injustice to individuals-but must

tolerated. So long as the planters eem disposed Volunteers, captured at Petersburg, accept the order of things as law abiding citirevsfeeling -
attention and labor is required to cultivate -
June 23d,1864.
to take the matter in their hands always in duty bound to yield
it. Two weeks neglect would destroyit. John Davis, 2d Tennessee captured at obedience to those in authority-reserving at

and act consistently with the fact that the It is argued, not without force, that if by Clifton, Tenn., July 22d,1864.Identity all times the birthwri ht of an American citizen -

slaves arc free the thing will regulate itself. to canvass or criticise their acts.
some means the labor of the negroes could
The idea of dividing the plantations into of Payne.An With this frank declaration, we promise to
not be secured the whole county would be- I aid and sustain the Power that be and
in the trial of coun-
tenements strikes advantageous important point the as-
us as being I
very come impoverished by famine. sassination conspirators the sel all good citizens, now that the. sword L*
yesterday was
to both parties. It may be well fort sheathed, to return to their avocation
TIIE SLAVES: FREE.Gen. :. complete identification of Payne as the man peceful
.others to givp it consideration. I and use their utmost efforts to allay turbulent -
who made the attack on Secretary Seward any
Gillmore's order No. 63 receivedon
tp 3 .-.". was his sons and others in his house on the nightof feeling-hoping that those who bear
From information received here, there is Saturday. Up to that time there had beena the President's murder. Three witnesses rule will so use their authority as to restore,

every reason to believe that Jefferson Davis feeling of hope on the part of the plantersthat who were present on the occasion, including as far as possible, our lacerated feelings and

,. has been arrested and sent Washington; they would be allowed to retain their Major Seward, one of the assaulted persons, overcome animontiea that has so long exis

i concerted"under the the charge murder of having of the late"incited Presidentof and slaves and a gradual emancipation policy be swore positively evidence to Payne's was taken identity.regarding Otherinteresting his ted. . .. .

the United States and the attempted murder adopted. The receipt of this order put an arrest at Mrs. Surratt's house, in the disguiseof From the Monticello Family Friend.

: of the Secretary of State, :Mr. Seward. end to all such hopes. Though many were a laborer, three nights after, and also in The Duty of the Press: Past and Present.It .

: We learn, and we mention it with gratification disappointed-some even bitterly-all were reference to the arrest of Spangler and is generally conceded, that during: the
that the Federal officers in :Macon from
compelled to acknowledge the fact. It had i O'Laughlin. A number of witnesses for the revolution that has just been brought to a
which lie left for treated
place Washington, prosecution are yet to be examined but un close, by the overthrow of the and
him with great respect, uncovering when he at least, the effect to settle ;all doubts on the I effort will be made to conclude the taking; of Government of the Confederate armies States the

i entered the carriage provided to convey him maiiui and enable the planters to know how their testimony to-day. The witnesses for Press exercised a powerful effect the
from the Lanier House to the Depot and assigning they must shape their course. the defence,of whom about twenty have been people,and was vastly instrumental in the
for the sole
of himself
a separate car use -
summoned up to this time, were yesterday partial success of It'
the struggle. was constant -
party.oridian <<
dismissed from attendance on the court till m its efforts to buoy uP'thesPirits of

We should be sorry indeed to learn that Some of the planters immediately called Monday.-New York Herald, May 20t'., 1 I citizens_ and soldiers, counseled patriotismand

an officer wearing the Federal uniform could their slaves together and formally announcedto ----- -- _fpri--I --- /I endurance, and was zealous for the suc-

so demean himself as to treat the late rebel them that by recent orders they were free. Chief,Justice Chase on General Sherman. cessful issue of the struggle. Individually>,>we

chief, with other than the customary civility Others delayed doing 3.0 until the next day. The president of the Sherman testimonialfund lieved do not the wish cause to shift of the responsibility.South was jusi We'and be-

By Monday\ morning, however,it was univer- in Ohio has received the following letter
F and ordinary politeness required by con- from Chief Justice Chase: holy; and as an editor, we labored taithfully

_ 1 dl on. .It used to be the standing boast of sally known. The manner in which the negroes WASHINGTON, April 29, 1865.tVm. for success. We' are satisfied with our" re-

1 f the Richmond Examiner> that"the Yankee received the intelligence varied. Some G. Deslikr, Treasurer Sherman Testimonial cord..
But now, a new field of operation has been
alluding to all Northern men-instinctively received it in silence; these were the more : for
opened us. Bravado and gasconade can-
takes off his hat in the presence of the southern intelligent portion who were not totally in ignorance MY the DEAR Sherman SIR fund.I : Enclosed. is a contributionto not be viewed by sensible men other than

gentleman, his natural master. One of the of what had been going on. Others take this moment for 'making it, because twaddle. Veteran soldiers never bdulge in

advantages of the war is, that the people of were considerably astonished, and scarcely just now many seem disposed to forget; his such demand labor. The and honor and circumstances

: the. two sections of the country have become i comprehended its meaning. Most of them, great deservings, and remember only his recent reason judgment. It'is"tbe dutyof
'. I convention with Johnston.But every man to obey the laws of the government
better acquainted, the result of which is, that especially the most intelligent and those who that act however and under which he lives! Under the Constitution -
had families almost asked if disap- of the United isfreeu
they have conceived a more wholesome reF immediately they proved, must not cancel in our memories, or States 'the Press

cct for each other. Possibly there may be were compelled to leave. Nearly all the even obscure, his splendid services. Congress shall make no law abridging
the freedom of speech or the Press "=but the
A some stray specimens of the genus alluded toby planters in this county and those adjoining his His courage.patriotism No is man's no more,achievements doubtful have than .. military authorities may deem it necessary; to

the Examiner, wearing b garb of officers immediately made satisfatory arrangementswith i contributed more to the grand triumph of place restrictions upon it in the conquered

r of the United States Army, but we don't the negroes to remain on the plantationsand Union and freedom over rebellion and slavery. :t territory. These shall be respected. Wet
shall also counsel I for the laws sub-
believe it. cultivate the crop, being compensatedfor His deeds are among the choisest treasuresof respect >,>
mission to our rulers and and order
.. quietude
their labor either in money or a share in our own Ohio, as well as of our whole citizens.
Our the
among only hope under
NO rICE. And ,
country. we, the children of Ohio, are
the One
gentleman circumstances
Several weeks since we publisned a brief crop. residing about bound especially, and by the most sacred obligations for prosperity and happiness,
twenty-five miles west of here, the proprietorof in the future, is in a reconstruction of the
to defend and
notice requesting United States :Marshals protect the good name American Union. '

,,, or for the Northern District of Florida, to call a large estate had been for some time con- I of every brave and loyal son she has. She
."" templating a colonization scheme. He I has none braver or more loyal than Sherman.
c ., and settle his account for advertising, tovhictfhehas proposed Yours, most truly, It is reported that Col. Wirtz, the late
;; to divide his plantation into Commandant of
\ not yet responded. tenementsand S. P. CHASE. prisoners at Andersonville,
'" to rent them out to.his negroes to culti- has been hung by the Federal authorities. It
We the and in *-- -*
again renew request, consideration is the general opinion of Confederate soldIers.who ,
vate, receiving in payment a share of Surrender of the
I what Rebel General
.. ,,. of our need of the money, and the and His Command. Ben. Hill were stationed at Andersonville, that
t, unsettled condition of the country, we here- : they might produce. It was noticeable that LOUISVILLE Col. W. :was an inhuman monster unwortythe

negroes who had been well treated by their May 19, 1865 I name of man. If he has really been hung,
by propose to the Marshal to take ten percent The Nashville Union says the rebel Gen-
I = former masters were not only willing, but eral Ben. Hill has turned but few regrets will be expressed.
off the amount of our bill in Confederate over all his men, i

''' Packing House Cm roney," issued by one eager to remain with them. The only trouble some seven hundred in number, with their 1..llthe Commissary stores at Monticello, ,

I thus far throughout this section has been with arms and horses, to the United States. The have been removed to Tallahassee, by orderof
Joseph Remington I men were paroled. GcnJlcCook. ;

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'> FROM WASUIYGTOY. Harper's Weekly, May 20. The evidence Jeft '
connecting Davis and : 1
W.1sIHNGr'ONrMaY 19{ 1865. President Lincoln' Amnesty. the Canada rebels with the conspiracy is morally H-JSADgUAJll'KKS. .. SEPARATE BRIGADE

By his proclamation of the 8th of December very strong. We can judge from the .
FROM HIS COMMAND. endorsement JACKSONVILLE FLA., May 24th 186$ ,
(1KN. 11 INKS REMOVED Lincoln granted full which Davis GENERAL ORDER8 ,
1863, President a gave to plots to bum t .
President Johnson has removed Gen.Banks pardonwith certain exceptions which we our cities and throw trains off the track whether No.,''22. J .

from command in Louisiana, and appointed will presently state-to all who had been in his soul would have revolted from the In ord r to carry out the Instructions of General Or
General Cnnbin his place. This change is full restoration of all rightsof crime of assassination. 'V understand tIer No. 63, tired Quartets Department of the South,
rebellion with a cC".1n
May 1865, the following orders and instruction .
based upon the report of Gen. William F. property except in.slaves and in cases from the evidence before us why Surratt ,went ,ire given for the guidance of all concerned: l

(Bildv: ) Smith and Mr James T. Brady, who where the"rights ot third parties had intervened to Richmond and Booth t j Canada. It was 1st. Marshal law' la, until otherwise directed by competent :

were "appointed by Mr. Lincoln to investigate condition of taking and subscribing to obtain advice and directions in regard to authority, the ouly law recognized existing
and ,
of affairs under the administration upon within the li it. of this command. All proceedings at
the management and keeping inviolate an oath! to the conspiracy. We think that, when the law acts or deeds, based on the authority of the so-
of Generals Butler and Banks in and defend the Constitution and the time of the first attempt is more definitely set- called Confederate Government of the State of Florida -

Louisiana. The report of these commissioners support it and to abide faithfully by all tled by witnesses, it will be made as one ot the members of tuat Government, are
Union under apparent null and void and if persisted in will subject the persons .
made to the President and Cabineton that ,
was the laws of Congress, and by the proclamations suggestions from Jeff. Davis revived the II engaged in it to arrest and .rial by the military
Wednesday and Thursday, and resultedin of the President in regard to slaves, so drooping spirits of Surratt, Booth and Atze- authorities.
the order for the removal of Banks to-day. not repealed or declared void rott, and transformed them from kidnappers 2d. Lawyers, practicing physicians and ministers of '
The order restricts Gen. Canby's duties to far as they are to murderers. Surratt declared after I the Gospel, cxcicising the functions of their respective
by the Supreme Court. his first professions will be required to take the oath of ajlegianue -
the civil Governor
purely military affairs leaving The persons excepted from this amnestywere failure that his prospects were ruined. Booth i to the United States,and are expected both by example
(Mr. Wells) full control over civil affairs all who are or have been civil or diplo- was terribly agitated. Atzerott was also ex- ['I and precept to aid the authorities in preserving- I
the military commander of the depart- cited. Arnold order and bringing the people back to a cheerful and
matic officers and agents of the rebel Government according to his own story, 'I
obedience the of tho general
of hearty to authority gov
interfere the requisition
ment to only withdrew
upon -all who have left judicial stations under from the plot. What was it that ernment. The habit of speaking of the general government
the Governor. By this order Dr. Kennedy, I the United States to aid the rebellionall gave these men new courage? It was Jeff: as Federal,and placing it in antagonism to '

who was summarily displaced by Gen. Banks, I who are or have been military and naval Davis' advice and Jeff. Davis' gold. They the so-called Confederate, as two independent and recognized 1
of New is calculated to mislead the people,
is restored to the position of Mayor would powers, .
rank colonel in the never have repeated their
officers above the armyor attempt had and must oe discontinued. "*' 1
Orleans lieutenant in the navy-all who left seats they not been urged on by those at Richmond. 3d. All authorized traders are required to take the

LOYAL NORTH CAROLINIANS SUMMONED TO in the United States Congress, or resigned Booth himself declared to Chester, the actor, usual oath of allegiance,and to conform to the regulations I
of the Department, as well as the police
that he had Treasury
WASHINGTON. in its and afterward abandoned the idea of
commissions army or navy, capturing orders of the several posts,at which they may be stationed. -
It is stated that the administration has aided the rebellion-and all who the President. Surratt, who was foremost in People are to be encouraged to bring their produce

summoned the leading loyal citizens of North have treated colored or white soldiers and the first attempt, got out of the way when the &c., for exchange. All necessary facilities will :,e granted -

Carolina\ Washington to confer upon the sailors of the United States otherwise thanas second attempt was made, or if he was at the with to regulations free and unrestricted prescribed trade by so the fat several as compatible depart t h
matter of the restoration of that State to its prisoners of war. theatre, as one witness swears, he took a very ments. t4th.

relations with the government. Mr. W. W. On the 26th of March, 1864, President Lincoln subordinate part in the assassination drama, The freedom of the blacks having been fully declared ,
Swain and other I leaving the by the President of the United States no rules or
Holden ex-Governor prom by proclamation defined that the amnesty work to his associates. I I with their hiring 1
Dent citizens of North Carolina are expected was limited to those who were not prisoners We hold that if it had not been tor the incentives regulations themselves to will whom* adopted they may interfering be inclined. It is recommended ,

soon to arrive on this mission. of war, but who, being free from any arrest from Richmond the conspiracy would to them to icmaina*far as possible with
voluntarily took the oath. have broken down of itself, and the principal their late masters, the latter recognizing them as free-
FORTHCOMING PROCLAMATION OF GOVERNOR men and fully compensating them for their labor. In
On the 6th of December 1864, in his last actors of it would have retired in disgust. ,
PIERPONT VIRGINIA, ORDERING A STATE no case will they be allowed to remain in at I
annual Message to Congress, the Presidentsaid But it is evident that Jeff. Davis had deter- the expense of the government. Such as it may be necessary
that when he issued the amnesty he stated mined that President Lincoln should be put to issue rations to, unless physically disabled
Governor Pierpont has prepared, and will out of the and he will be set to labor wherever their services may be re-
that the excepted classes might still be way, clung to his purportetenacious(3' requires
of honor and justice
shortly issue, a proclamation for an electionof ( As in the quired. Every principle ;
within special clemency. "During the year," case of McCullough'sschemes that the general government should not permit tnoue_ ,
members of the Virginia Legislature from he continued, "many availed themselves of to burn our cities, so in the case of who in the darkest heur of its history, turned to the
localities not at present represented. The the assassination he had discovered .' Flag, and have upheld its honor on many Woody fields .
the provision more would a plan
confined general many cheerfully laying down their lives in defense of their
will be to citizens and for
suffrage loyal
only that the signs of bad faith in some" led overcoming the difficulty heretofore experienced country, to reman longer Slaves, but should at once recognize
will be allowed to in the "
none participate With this plan and with .
the _
to precautions. Special pardons had also them as Free men.
election whose loyalty is at all doubtful. In been granted to of the excepted strong-minded Mrs. Surratt to arrange its details Commanding ofn-crs will see that the lute slav es: are
this course; he will be sustained by the gov persons the death of President Lincoln made acquainted with all their acquired rights:: ; will
ernment.hECRETARV. classes. "The door has been for a full year was accomplished urge upon them f'work for planters near their homes
open to all." But he adds, "The time may i in order to secure the coming crops, as necessary for
-...- their subsistence as that of their late masters. 'j
SEWARD ATTENDING TO BUSINESS. come probably will come, when public duty Commanding officers will afford every facility to the I

CONDITION OF FREDERICK SEWARD. shall demand that it is closed, and that, in OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES officers entrusted specially with the management of .

Secretary Seward visited the State Depart- lieu,more rigorous measures than heretofore AGENCY, FERNA.\DL\A FLORIDA, negro affairs, and those employed inspecting their
I May 27 1866. duties.
shall be adopted. ,
ment to-day, and transacted some business Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will purchase 5th. It is enjoined upon all officers in command of
there. Such measures were not suggested by I under the regulations of the Treasury Depart- Posts and detached garrisons to preserve and enforce

More hope is entertained Frederick Seward's President Lincoln, nor have they been adopted. ment, all Cotton, not captured or abandoned, which when necessary, good order and a proper observance
The amnesty remains in full force untilit may be brought to Feniandiua or Jacksonville. of the laws. They are also directed to give proper* attention -
recovery now than at any other period The regulations of the Treasury Department governing to complaints from persons of all classes,, and
since his injury. The surgical skill shown is modified by Presi ent Johnson. It ex- the purchase and sale of Cotton are herewith an after due investigation to take such action as may seers I

by the surgeons who have charge of the cludes the class of conspirators known as uexcd. HALLETT KILBOUKN, just and proper. When important questions arise, tna i

Sewards, in their treatment of the wounds is leaders. It includes the rank and file, the U. S. Purchasing Agent.TREASL'ItY case with all the intormation collected in connection ,;
t for
therewith, will be forwarded to these Headquarters
rebel section.
full real people of the
universally commended ; and when a DEPARTMENT, action. f

account of the treatment is written it will be --.. 4I ...---".- I pia/. o fj 1865. By order ol Brig.-Gen. I. VOGDE8, .
considered the most remarkable exhibition I. Agents shall be appointed by tho Secretary of the S. L. McHcrar, .'.
From the New York Herald, May 20. Treasury with the approval of the President, to purchase Asst. Gen'l. -.
Capt. Aajt. ;
known to the science of the world for the United
surgery States: under special instructions
Pro"1'e88 of the Trial of the Assassination
over. from the Secretary of the Treasury, products of States .
Conspirators.In declared to be in inaunec ion, at such places as may -
WAR DEPARTMENT: the mass of testimony against the con- from time to time be d si nated l Ity the Secretary of the HEADQUARTERS h HS 1)LSOUTH. II:

WASHINGTON CITY, May 8, 1865. spirators presented to the Washington court Treasury Agents hereto market re or appointed places of tor purchase.the place designated H3A, S. C. May 14,,1863.OROKES. i.
Grdered : That all prisoners of war, except our readers may have noticed a great deal under previou gulations, will continue their ag. L. GrXEEAL > .
officers above the rank of Colonel, who be- which is technically illegal-that is to say, cies as if appointed under tuese Regulations. NU. 63. / ; i

fore the capture of Richmond signified their which would:riot be regarded as admissible II. Before entering upon the discharge of his duty, I. The proclaiiiation of A. G.Maffrath: ,sly ling himael 1
each of the
Agents to appointed shall execute a bond, Governor of South Carolina, dated at Headquarters t
desire to take the oath of allegiance, to the under the rules of practice in our civil courts. with sureties in the prescribed form in
a penal aunt to Columbia, South; Carolina, May 2d, 1865, de.larinjrthal;
United States, and their unwillingness to be For instance, what John Surratt said is not be fixed by the Secretary of the Treasury, conditioned all subsistence fctorr and the property of the-Confederate -

exchanged, be forthwith released upon their legal evidence, since Surratt. is neither on for the faithful discharga of his duty, and that he shall States within too limits of',the State should be I
not engage, directly or indirectly, in the purchase of turned over and accounted for by the Agents of the
taking the said oath and trial in What
furnished said I
nor one
transportation prisoner
products on private
account nor be, in any way, interested Sate, appointed for that purpose, and directing that
them to their respective homes. In about another is not legal evidence, unless iu the products purchased by him. or the pro- the nubaistsuce and other stores shall be used for the f

respect to all other prisoners of war, further the other prisoner were present at the time, ceeds or profits arising therefrom. relief 01 the people of the State ; and the proclamation
t orders will be issued. or unless the statement referred to the general III. The operations: of purchasing agents shall be ot Joseph E. Brown styling himself Governor. of Georgia -
I confined to the single article of cotton ; and they ahall dated at the Capitol,of that Slate, on the 3d 6Uy of p
The Commissary General of Prisoners will scope and object of a previously proven con- give public notice at the place to which they may be May, 1865, requiring the officers and members ol the
issue the necessary regulations for preserving spiracy. But the military court at Washington assigned, that they will purchase, in accordance with General Assembly to meet in extraordinary' session. at J
the requisite record of the prisoners of war to is not limited by the rules of evidence in- these which regulations be all cotton not captured or abandoned, tho Capitol in Alilh-dgeville on Monday, the 22d day of .
may brought to them. May 1865, and the of A. K. Allison, styling
proclamation "
be released under this order,the record to set sisted by lawyers. That court is IV. To meet the
upon en- requirements of the 8th section of hiio,elf Acting Governor of Florida dated at T.llaiiaasee '
forth the name of the prisoner, his, place of gaged in the double task of trying assassinsand the act of July 2d, 1861, the agents shall receive all cot. on the 8tu of April 1865. giving notice and di-
residence, the organization to which he belonged investigating a conspiracy. It combines ton so brought, and forthwith return to the seller ihree- rection that an election will be held on Wednesday the
the time and of fourths ihereof, which portion shall be an avenge,: gradeof 7th day of June, 1865. for Governor of the State of Florida
place the duties of examination
etc. an
capture, as to suspected the whole, according to the certificate of null and void
a sworn expert ,are, each and all of them declared ,
The oaths of allegiance will be administeredby persons and of a trial of the persons under or sampler.V. it having uecome known to me, from trustworthy information -
Commanding Officers of the prison arrest. Great latitude: is, therefore, given to All cotton purchased and resold by purchasing that the aforesaid A. G. Magratb, Joseph E.

camps and forts, who will send by telegraph, the witnesses so that the whole matter, unre- taxes.Agents shall And be tho exempt agent from selling all shan fees and mark all the internal saute States Brown,,having and A.committed K. Allison,sundry are di loyal and to divers the acts United of

daily reports of the prisonersreleased to the stricted by the limitations of civil courts,mal "FBEK" and furnish to the purchaser a bill of sale treason against the same, in adhering: to their enemies,
Commissary General of Prisoners. These reports be'clearly placed before the public. In this clearly and accurately describing the character and giving them aid and comfort. i

will be consolida ed for each day andtransmitted view the admission of valuable, though technically quantity from sold taxes and and containing fees,.as above.VI. a certificate. that it is e'tempt The persons and peoples, to whom the proclamations addressed :.

to the Secretary of War. illegal, testimony is not indefensible. Purchasing Agents shall hereinabove referred to have been respectively
keep a full and accurate are therefore enjoined and command.-d to 'give no
By order of the Secretary of War: But if we adhere to the strictest rules of record of all the,r transactions, including the names of heed whatever,thereto,or to any orders, proclamations_ i

JAS. A. HAKDIE, evidence and cast every doubted word aside, all of the persons from whom they make purchases, the date o nmissions, or command, emenatin/ from pe.soua f, t
purchase a description of the cotton purchased t to exercise the functions and;Authority I
Brevet 18 right
Brigadier General, sufficient legal testimony has already been by them,and the quantity and quality thereof. also of of Governor in either of the States of South Carolina T
Inspector General U. S. A. elicited to prove the organization of a conspiracy 1 the one-quarter retained by them. A transcript of this Georgia, or Florida, unless the same shall have been ,
record will be ,f
WAR DEPARTMENT,.... to capture or kill President Lincoln, i on the first transmitted day of each to month.the Secretary of the Treasury promulgated by the advice or consent' of the United '.

and to show the guilt of all the prisoners at' VII. Sales of the cottou retained States authorities.
ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE, by the purchasing II. T policy and wishes of the general.goveramenttoward
WASHINGTON, May G 1865. the bar. It seems that some kind of an at- Agents under Regulation: IV, as the difference between the people of these States,and the method which .

General Orders, No. 82. tempt was made to carry out the conspiracy thereof three-fourths the city of the New market York price and tho full price should'be pursued by them in resuming or-asiumin .
be made such
may the exercise of their will doubtless txr
a few days after the 4th of Marc! Booth at political rights,
For reducing tfte number of Company andStag' Agents such placer and times and in such manner as made known at an early day. .
Officers of Volunteer Regiment*. said in :New York that he could easily have may of be the directed in special instructions from the Secretary It is deemed sufficient, meanwhile to announce that 1
killed the President Treasury. Where such sales are not so au the of the black free citizens of the r
By direction of the President, all company on inauguration day, as thorized, the agents shall, without delay ship it to New people race are
he stood United States, that it is the fixed intention of a wise and
and staff officers "f volunteer regiments, absent very near him; but for some reasonor York, on the best terms possible, consigned,until otherwise beneficient government to protect them iu the "enjoy
from their other, probably because no means of directed to S. Draper, cotton agent and disburs i
commands on account of escape officer ment of their freedom and the trails of their industry,. '
physical disability, or by virtue of leaves of were yet provided, he did not want to do the for ing such shipment at that place.must be Bills taken of, one lading of which in triplicate shall be and that it is the manifest and binding duty of all citizens J
bloody deed at that time. Of whites as well as blacks, to make such arrange- I
absence them the subsequent sent to the
granted on their return to loyal agent at New York, one to the Secretary of ,
attempt we have but few but the Treasury, and one retained ments and agreements among themselves for compensated -
particulars the
State as prisoners of war, will be honorably ; we Agent. by purchasing labor and shall be mutually advantageous to algaparties.

mustered out of the service of the United know that Booth, Surratt and Atzerott were VIII. Prior to the clone of each month and Neither idleness nor vagrancy will be tolerated -
engaged in it that Mrs. Surratt know of it and the government will not extend,pecuniary aid
States of date the fifteenth ((15th} instant. ; time for the necessary action the purchasing .
Said officers will immediately apply, by : since she cried while her son was'away ; that I Agent shall prepare and forward to the Commissioner to any persons themselves.whether white or black, who are, unwilling -

letter, to the Adjutant General of the army I the scheme, whatever it was, dismally failed, i of his Customs office for a the full month estimate of the probable expenses of District to help and Post Commander throughout;.iID. this .

for their muster-out and discharge papers. In and that the three assassins came back to Mrs. which, together with any next sum ensuing fonnd ,due the from amount inadequacy of Department will at once cause this order to be circulated -

case of physical disability from disease or ; Surratt's in a great rage, disappointed, vexed of former estimate, or less so much as may remain far and wide, by special couriers or otherwise, andwill
and disheartened. After that Mrs. Surratt unexpended from any amount previously sent, take such steps to secure its enforcement as may E
wounds the letter must be accompanied by a will be transmitted to said by them them be deemed necessary. i
medical certificate of the usual form. appears to have lent them her brains, for they ing Agents will require receipts purchasing in triplicate Agent. Purchas for all Q. A. GILLMORE,

The post office address of the officer must sadly lacked brains before. Then the scheme moneys paid by them, one of, which receipts shall be Major General Commending. {

be given with care in all cases. which proved partially successful was ar forwarded to the disbursing officer, one to the 1st Audi Orncw..lT.. .
tor of the Treasury D. HODGB3!, Capt 35th U. S. Cv T. :
with his
order of ranged. Booth was assigned to kill the Pres- accounts, and one retained
By the Secretary of War : by the Agent.IX. Act. Ant.Adjt. Gen'l. "
W. A. NICHOLS ident ; Atzerott to kill the Vice President; All Agents are prohibited from purchasing any I

Assistant Adjutant General. Payne to kill Secretary Seward ; O'Laughlin product of an insurrectionary State, which shall have LUMBER FOR SALE. 150,000 FEET
to kill Grant ; another man, probably Surratt, been captnred by the military or naval forces of the
United States Pine Boards, Planks tongued and
or shall
have been abandoned li I
to kill Secretary Stanton; Spangler to look the lawful owner thereof. by. grooved, and Scantling Iso Doors Win low Baaher, '. ,
WASHINGTON, May 15, 1865. after the private box in the theatre; Mrs. Sur- X. These regulations, which are intended to revoke Pickets for Fencing Siungiex, e. ,c'"_ f'

A NEW AMNESTY PROCLAMATION.The ratt to see that the carbines were ready at and annul all others on the subject heretofore made, Ayplyto HENRY JOHNSON, 1 J

President has under consideration anew Loyd's: ; Dr.Mudd to point out the road and fur- will 1865.take effect and be in ioree HI on GHMcCULLOCH and after May 10th, May 2., 1865. Imo. Farnmndina, Fla. U e '

amnesty proclamation. It will be d\fl- nish refreshments, and Harold to assist Booth Secretary of the Treasury. -- -

nitively decided upon at the Cabinet meeting and make himself generally useful. Had not Approved. MRS. E. HUDNALL IS,NOW PREPAR- i

to-morrow. It is the final declaration of the Booth been tripped by the American flag and EXECUTIVE: CHAMBER to accommodate transient and permanent t'
Washington City, Play 9,1865.ANDREW Boarders, at reuouaole rates Her Table will be 4 I
determination of the administration broken his leg his would have been IUP'plied '
as to escape JOHNSON. with the best the market affords. Rooms large
whom executive clemency shall be extended, pretty certain ; but this, like all the rest of T DIE. LIiME LlAiE LIME and airy. ... '
and who will be held to accountability for the con c piracv. except the President's murder JLJ Jacksonville Fla., May 20, 18G5. 3t. :
For Sale
quantities to suit purchases, by
their treason. fell through completely. Ii. T. MOT. kinds of Job Printing neatly done ? .

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L C..Mt4J expends unuer t..edirect.ou Fur tort at fcbip Island, coast of Mississippi. one bun (
4t' 1 n--: : : .WuI.'LI ... me ...g.&* o! eiecuo. dollars. '
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O. .ithi. ilL ii t ""uD..lA 00. couimitUe the sum of one
| [BY IU.Qt: :!ST.j. I l' of said ,
;1 I ritory, twenty thousand dr liars.For tuh thC'rcofasln the opinion of saidcommittee ,For! fort at Fort Point, San Francisco bay. Californiafitty '
dollai 60 :
.land$ iu the Territorjol tl.ousand dollars.
; 8urv yiug: tho, public ohall bo necessary: therefor. ,
U. S. STIAMLT. NORWICH, MAY 23d, 1SG3. \ Colorado twenty thousand dollars. deficiency in the appropriation for miscellaneous For 1Ot at Alcatraz Island, San Francisco. bay, California .
OFF JACKSONVILLE, Jhj I For surveying the public lands in Kansas and Xt>. Tosupply a lor the Senate for the fiscal 'ye r cud ninety thousand dollar. % ,..
/ ;,. The eve of sailing from the Land of Flowers, 'Irn'8ka, tiny tl-onsand: dollars. June thirtieth ems eighteen hundred and sixty four, f or land defences at San Francisco one hundred
'For surveying tim pnMic bnds in the Territory of jig hundred 'and thirty dollai and seventy seven thousand dollars: Provided,--That
I O'er the hills the aim is setting, and' eve is drawing on, Dafcota, five thousand dollars. fitreen thonsa. d seven the Con re iolJal Globe for the no portion of the same shall be expended on other for-

Slowly drops the gentle twilight; for another clay is: ron{', For the survey of a military road from Sioux: City, I Fordeftiirnej for thousand and s.xty-five .ific.:tionstiow in proyn-ss there. ,

: And for aye its race is over. Iowa, to Fort Randall, Dakota Territory and fron prcE>cut c8siol1: twenty-five. I For defences In Oregon and In Washington; Territory

tj j Xiohrara. Nebraska Territory, to Fort Raud.tll, and to dollars and twelve ecflts.Sc. fnwted, That in additionto at or near the mouth of Columbia River. one hundred
Anti it '
be furthtr
I 5.
Soon the 'Jarkcr shades come, hriclro the Dakota anti Vennilliou Rivers and othci dollars appropriated by I thousand dollars.

i Still 'Us sweet to know at eve, wu are one day ueartr stream*, fifteen thousand dollars. the sum of ten thousand act Man-h three eighteen For repairs and alterations barrack?, quarters, boa-
I section of the o
home the lands in New Mexico, ten the eleventh and fences at permanent forts notoccupied
V '\ _, ; For surveying public i for the construction of vaults .1-itals. storerooms
\\'ornud oft the pilgrim hails the setting of the hundred and: sixty-tl.rco, troops fitly! thousand dollars
# weary thousand dollars. offices iu the custom house building << by ,
lands in tlio Territory of und the fitting up of platform's for modern
Rim. For stirvoyinsr the puhlic the accommodation of th> assistant For construction permanent
\ For his goal: is one day nearer anti hi"" journey nearly Arizona, ten thousand doll art;. ut Philadelphia of the for United States at that city, thereis i cannon of largo calibre in existing fortifications! of important

done. For survryinp: the public lands: in the Territory of ; hereby treasurer appropriated, payable cut of any mOnet H ill'' harbors one hundred and thirty .thousand' dol
Idaho ten thousand dollars of lars.
the sum
Thus we feel when oYr life's 'desert, heart and sandal For surveying the public lands in the 'l'crritoryof the treasury not otherwise appropriated under, the tlircc- For tool and ftljre trains for anr.irs! in the field two

',. sore we roam Montana, ten thousand' dclhu-. forty thousand dollars to ho expended tho hundred thousand! dollars.

';- A*the t\\ilight gathers o'er U3, we bid goodhyp to all Misrellaiir u?.-For ran-ina [carrying] on the work of tion of the Secretary of the Treasury and in such, for alterations object of For bridge trains and equipage for armies in th.

k1 l' '.- friends and flowers, the commission appointed under the iirst arrticle of there'iprOtity provided for in said section, tho name field five hundred tl.ousai.d dollars.

: '. For we arc one day n'arerhomc, treaty with Great Britain eight thousand said buildil'gs ns may be required to adapt For contingencies of fortifications, including field
f' *: Nearer home 1 yes, to leave tho battle-field all stained dollars. to the receipt, custody, and dislmrsement of the public works and field operations seven hundred\ thousand

:: *.v- in the blood of brothers, friends and foes. For continuing the work on the- capitol- ctlensiou. money by the assistant treasurer aforesa: id, an well l as dollars. i

May :27-Itp CHARLES W. 'rA Yl.OTI. three hundred thousand dollars. to the convenient accommodation therein of the officers For providing obstructions to be moored In tho.Potomac

.-- -- --- For linishlnc the patent-office buiding, seventy-fi\e of thc! customs at the port of Philadelphia. River to render the shore batteries more efficientfor
DiSJ1tUJil I S;-c. 6. And I c it further mart cl. That the President
maritime attack
( against
I ; U14.ADQU\W1'EItS thousand; dollars. to the protection of Washington
States is authorized
and hereby ,
United he
of the
enable the commissioner of agriculture to pay a hundred thousand dollars
LL FLORID, the thirtieth day
- JACKSONVILLE Fia., May 22, l% debt.incurred by the commissioner! of patents iu pre- during the fiscal year ending much of the. For completing and rendering: more permanent th"lC'&nccs
- !! I' parin"the ajrricultural report for eighteen hundred June, eighteen hundred an a sixty-five! : so of Washington, three hundred thousand dollars.
GCKKRAI. OltDriH: \ of second March, eighteen hundred and
- and transferred to the account of the appropriation
and sixty-one,
No. 21. ; I of opinion of sixty-one, as he may deem expedient and proper, jiot
- agricultural depaitmcut in pursuance an of the northern and northwestern! lakes,
of For
In accordancewith, tho Act CongrCaS appiovcdJaouiry in the whole ten thousand dollars, for compensation surveys
eighteenth eighteen exceeding
of Septeml hundred thousand dol
seizure of Railroad, the Attorney-Geneial Lake Superior, one
the including
31st 1832 authorizing district
and sixty-two. three thousand seven to United States marshals attorneys,
t t: hues for Military purposes ; it is herebyordered hundred in enforcing the laws forthe lars. __ '
Telegraph _
il, employed
\ and'five cents. and other !
$ i hundred and four dollars persons and ti chart of lake surveys,ten
Florida Atlantic & Gulf Raihoad the For engraving:: pthousand
the for
that in thetlepartxient ofiheAfrican slave trade any services
the salary of tho chief me>spuger i suppression
I pousac .la k Gulf Railroad, and the Florida lU.lroad, To of agriculture to nine hundred dollars per : they may render, and for which no allowance is dollars. instruments fifteen thousand .. ,
rolling .tock their offices: shops, buildings l : mivh of siHappropriation 1 or purchase and repair ,
I With the and all appendages aiul annum, at which it is fixed three hundred dollars. otherwise provided by law ; and also so: dollar .
materials : the salaries
machinery, be to
depots communication as necessary pay
und also.the Telegraph lines on said :For the annual snhsidv for facilitating may For surveys for military defrnccs:: ulfor purchaseef
i I appurtenance, materials thereto be- I between the Atlantic and Pacific states by electrical of the judsros and arbitrator appointed by him pursuant manuscript notes, and maps of surveys -
nUll campaign maps
with the instruments eleven eijrbicrn
July ,
roads, dollars. tn the net of Congress approved
hundred and
f I telegraph, forty and canals one fifty
military railroads ,
seized for of
and are hereby purposes entitled lAn Art to
loninshe:; FoiMhe continuation of tho north wing of the treasuryr'.tpnion hundred and ixty-two, carry
and will be held by the military authorities until faithfCapt. five hundred thousand dollars. into effect the treaty between the United States and her thousand dollars.Approved iVQi.CHAPTER.

I *. "-For furniture, treasury building, twentyfive thousand Britannic. Majesty for the suppression of the African July 2 ,
} J. K. IU'sii., A. Q. M., Chief Quartermaster, slave trade," and for the expenses of the mixed courts
District of Florida, will take charge of the Railroads For the construction of vaults, as an additional: security justice provided for by said treaty.SEC. the Unite ccxn.States to acquire Landin
and will rules Act
prescribe An to
and Telegraph lines aforesaid States .*itoriet ; 7. And be further ennrtftt, Thnt section eleven
funds in United df'po :
(t for the holding, using and maintaining to the puhlic the release ofeertain Wallahout Hay, belonging: to the City of Brooklyn,
and regulations act entitled "An Act for persons
of au
thousand of other Lands there-
will be held responsible for the management thirty Columbia and to authorize the Exchange
and labor in the District of -
t the same, the repair and preservation of custom-houses held to service or
For I
and control of the roads and lines aforesaid untli under the I. April sixteen, eighteen hundred and for.
and other puUiehuiMinps approved
I marine-hospitals, enacted the Senate and House of Representath -
J I I I relieved by roper authority. supervision of the Treasury Department, forty thous- sixty-two, and afco that part of the first section of anaet Be it of the United by States of America in Congress assembled.
order of Brig.-Hen. supplemental appropriations
(I By S. L MCHEAKY, and dollars. & entitled "An act making for theyear That the Secretary of the Navy be, and he is
[Official.] custom-house at for siindrucivil expenses! oftnego\"eru-nent
building a new
For the purpose ; and empowered negotiate: with
Adjt. site owned the United ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and six hereby,
the by
I Portland Maine, on of Brooklyn, iu the State of New York and tocffect.
-- '- the city
-- ..,- thousand dollar I II ty-three, and for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen
I States, fifty exchange ot lands in Wallabout Bay between
If nd furniture of the various hundred and sixty-two, and for other purposes, an
k [ .] I For fnrnituie the United States and the said city, and thereupon to
hundred J sixty-two
d under the MI ervision of the TreasuryDepartment approved July sixteen eighteen
buildings and sufficient deedaand
and deliver good
THE UNITED STATES make execute
OF: fif.eeu thousand dollar which reads as follows : "To enable the President ,

; LAWS 8U> AT THR FIRST SESSION OF TilE }'or heating, apparatus for the east front and centre carry out the act of congress for the emancipation of the releases therefor.lSC-t. '
( THIRTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. wing ot thb treasury building, in addition to availableappropriationstwcive slaves in the District of Columbia, and to colonize Approved July ,
; thousand five hundred and those to be made tree by the probable passage of a confiscation -
--- cents.For bill five hundred thousand dollars, to be repaidto CHAPTER ccxm.;
CHAPI-.IK ccx. thirty-seven dollars and sixty-seven Laud to the State of Oregon, to aid to
to be usedat An granting
and special dies, and the printingof the treasury out confiscated property
plates paper
Coutinued Supplement. the Construction of a Military Road from Eugene City
tho right
incurred of the President in securing:
and necessarily the discretion
circulating notes, expenses
DISTWCT OF C0LVMUI.For salary of of said State.
JAIL OK THE the Eastern Boundary
I ,. warden of the jail in the District of Columbia, from procuring said notes, including thousand miscellaneous two hundred items and, colonization of said persons made of their free rem, and val in I.*'payment 1:e.- V lie it tnaflel by the Senate and Howe of Rtpretentatittt
and of the expenses
forty-one necessary
twenty-ninth to thirtieth of Jane eighteen four hundred America in owewWed.
February the KtaUmf
I Provided howeve- of
( and sixty-four at the rate of sixteen bundredonltt' fifty dollars. und the same are hereby, repealed: and is granted to the State of
hundred interfere That there be, hereby ,
i I' hundred and dollars andaixty For the discharge ofsueh miscellaneous churns, not That this section shall not be construed so as to
per annum, five forty have been incurred Oregon, to aid in the construction a military wagon
shall he adu tied in due may
otherwise provided for, as with any expenditure
: .flve cents. of acts above repealed, road from Eugene City, by way of Middle Fork of.Willamette -
the ten thousand into effect he parts
For the preservation of the course of settlement at treasury by carrying
SInhI8oIAN: INSTITUTE.- i to fulfil existing engagements :; River and the most feasible pass in Cascade
I ''. collections of the exploring aud surveying expeditions dollars. or any expenditure necessary of mountains, near Diamond l'eaktto the eastern
: dolLirs.GO'ER For the payment of messengers of the respectivesta relation thereto. __ range
lour thousand &0. sections ot publiclanda
of the government State alternate ,
't t THE L'iSAsK.-For the es for conveying to the seat government the votes I SE('. 8. And be itfurthfrcnvte<1, That, until boundary of the ,
H.\T HOSPITAL FOB sup- numbers for three sections in widthon
electors of said states lor President and VicePresiaent wise directed by law the Territory of New : designated by odd
n.cdical trcatrnentof the insane of of the
au.l That the lands
clo-.hiup, road Provided
port, each side of said :
,, and of the United States, twenty thousand dellars. the Territory of Arizona shall constitute one 0.r.1
and the revenue-cutter .
and in the
; the nuy navy district That the Territory of Idaho hereby granted shall be exclusively applied construction
,,' I the District of Columbia at the government hospital general's ; and be of, the of said road and shall be disposed of only M
iu said district including five hundred For stationery for tho Treasury Department, forty- vada shall constitute a part
for the insane and tlo'same shall be applied to
I of work
4. district of Colorado That the Territory the progresses;
dollars. ;
\ and incidental five thousand generaTa J
for Looks stationery 'xlenst:8i I That
dollars and provided: further.
hundred dolhus For compilina and supervising the Biennial Registerper Dakota and Montana shall constitute one surveyorgeneral's no other purpose whatever; :

i t .fifty 1 thousand finishing,five fin-nibbing, heating, and lighting addi- act of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty district, and that there shall be but one office of any and all lands heretofore reserved to the authority ,United-
For district \ States by act of Congress, or other competent
each surveyor-general's ;
in the east wing five thousand one, five hundred dollars. surveyor-general for
t I ticna accommodations j jFor To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for the 'I' That the provisions of this section shall be executed un-I be, and the same are, reserved from the operation

-' II dollirs.I cont'.nuatlon- ; of the wall enclosing the grounds of branch-mint at Sau Francisco for the year ending thir der such rules and regulations as may be presribed hy of this act except so far as it may be necessary to locate

I' thousand dollars. tieth of June,eighteen hundred am' sixty-four, seventyone the commissioner the general land-office ; and that the route of said road through the same, in which

t. the hospital ten of the battlement of the hospital edifice thousand three hundred and eleven dollars and all acts and parts ot acts in conflict the provisionsof case! the right efway is grant td. .
For iron coping That thp- aid
I $ dollars. this tection are hereby repealed. S3,: ,. 2. And bt i. further enacteJ,
thousand live hundred ten cents.
: two of the Navy is hereby authorized amirequired To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for the SKI'' 9. And le it furthfr enact', That sections eight I land hereby granted to said state hall be disposed of
The Secretary and properly incurred by the of act entitledn net to prohibit the importation l Iy.the legislature thereof for tho purpose aforesaid.
to set .apart from the pay of any officer of tl.enavy costs, charges, expenses end nine au I I
i the marine who may be under treat- State Minnesota in suppressing Indian hostilities in of slaves Into any port or place within the and for no other : and the said road ;,8ballbo and remain -
of corps
-I, ),. or hia order iutte government hospital for the : the year eighteen hundred and sixty-two, the sum of one jurisdiction of the United States, from and after the first a public highway: for the use of the government of

meiit by such a portion of the monthly pay of said officer hundred and seventeen thousand dollars : Provided, day January, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred the United States, free from tolls or other charges upon

Li insane, be needed fQr his personal use and comfort in tl That only so much of said sum shall ba paid the Stateof 'and eight," which said sections undertake to regulate the transportation ot any property, troops. or mails of

11 \ ax may to the ordinary resources of that estnblishment. Minnesota as is allowed by the proper accounting the coastwise slave-trade are hereby repealed, i I the United States.
addition. The superintendent of the government: hospital officers writer [under]:the twenty-second section of this and the coastwise slave-trade is pr hibitcd forever. J I SEC. 3. And be it further enacted. That said road shall

for the insane shall recommend the portion of the pay act approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty- Approved, July Q, 1864. I' be constructed with such width, graduationand
entitled "An act making appropriations for sundry I bridges, as to permit ofits regular/use a wagon-road,
of such officer of the navy, or of the marine corps, that three, i
shall be set apart in th') manner and for the purpose civil expenses of the government for the year ending CHAPTER ccxi. and in such other special manner as the" State of Oregon

hereinbefore described, but Secretary of the Navy JUMP thirtieth, eighteen efrhften hundred and sixty- An Act making Appropriations fr r the Construction, I may prescribe. .

in his discretion, increase or reduce the sum so four, and for the year ending thirtieth of Jnne, eighteen Preservation, and Repairs of certain Fortification I SEC. 4. And be further cnactel That the lands here
p may recon.mcnded, Lobe tct apart. The said sum set apart hundred and sixty-three, and for other purposes." and other works of defence for the year ending the grunted to said state shall be disposed of only in the

4 ,for the personal cfit of any officer of the navy, or of i Montana.-For salaries of governor and superinten. thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, following manner, that is to say : that a quantity of
;4 the marine corps, under treatment of the government dent Indian affairs, chief-justice and two associate | and for other purpo s. I land pot exceeding thirty sections' for,said road bay b.

hospital for the insane, by order in the Secretary of the judges, and secretary, nine thousand seven hundred lit it enacted by the&nateaJh Hnwc (/ Rtprcftntalin I sold; and when the governor of said state shall certifyto

4 I Navv shall be paid to the said superintendent of that dollars. rf th Unite States of America in Congress assembled; the Secretary of the Interior that :any ten continuous

I I I ,iDMitutiou., by the paymaster having charge of he said I contingent expenses of said territory one thousand That the following sums beandthey are nercny.appro-. I I miles of said road are completed, then:another.quantityof I

t officer's accounts; and the receipt of eaid Buperintcu'dent dollars. priated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise land hereby granted, not to exceed thirty section!,
of that institution for the sum which he is QUIAJtSI- compensation and mileage of the members of the appropriated, for the construction preservation, and may be sold and so from time to time until said road

_ : ixed by the Secretary 01 the Navy to draw from the said legislative assembly, officers, (clerks und contingent repairs of certain fortificatIons and other works of de I.I. is completed; and*if said road is not completed within

I paymaster shall be equivalent to the receipt or the legal expenses of the assembly twenty thousand dollars.To fence for the year ending the thirtieth ot June, eighteen five years, no further sales shall be made:, and the land

.' guardian of said officer, or4o that of the officer himself. enable the joint library committee to purchase a hundred and sixty.five :- remaining unsold shall revert to the United Statea. -

j The said superintendent shall disburse the money thus collection of early American maps and plans chiefly For Fort Montgomery, at outlet of Lat: Champlain, I Approved, July 2, 1865.

I 'aet apart and drawn by him and he shall account for it manuscript originals illustrative of the French war, and New York, fifty thousand dollars. I
in quarterly statements to the fourth auditor of the the war of the Revolution, for deposit in tho library of For Fort Knos, a. narrows of }'cnOb3CORiver, CHAPTIK: ('CXl\.

treasury. congress, one thousand dollars. Maine, one hundred thousand dollajs. An Act to establish Colfax Street in the City of Waiirington

BoTANIC GAKDKX.For grading draining, procuring For'plans and detailed drawings for proposed changes For fort at entrance of Keunebec River, (Fort Pop. J I and District of Columbia.

: manure, tools, fuel' and repairs, purchasing trees and in the capitol wings to: secure improvement in the barnIainc, one bundre I thousand dollars. Hi iifnacte l by thi Xenilt and House of Reprefentatitesnf
_ .Bhrtibs under the direction of the,library committee of ventilation. heating, and acoustics of the halls of congress For fort on Hog Island Ledge, (Fort Georges) Portland the United States cfArnerua. in Ciaigiess: assembled

eongrefs, three'thousand three hundred dollars. the Bum of fifteen hundred dollars, or so much harbor, Maine, one hundred and fifty thousand J I That from and after the passage hereof, the alley,

For pxy superintendent of botanic garden, and assistants thereof may be necessary ; tho said outlay to bo authorized dollars.! which is sixty feet wide, across square seven hundred
--_ I in the botanic garden and green-houses, to be and approved by thp joint select committee .ftho For Fort Preble, Portland harbor, Maine, one hundred .I, and twelve and. which connectsL and M streets north,
_ 4 expended under the direction of the library committee two houses upon the. ventilation, &c., of said halls and fifty thousand dollars. and the west line of which i*two hundred and twelvefeeteast

-- / of congress, six thousaud one hundred and forty-five jnul to be paid out of the aforesaid appropriation for For Fort: Scammel, Portland harbor, Maine, one hundred 1 I: of the east'lino of Fiist street. east, shall be

t dollars! and eighty cents. 1 the capitol extension. thousand dollars. known as Colifax street.
CotrMBiAS INSTITUTION FOB THE DEAF ASI DUMB AcnBUND. For additional clerical force in the office of the U ass 1 1-or New Fort Constitution, Portsmouth! harbor, New 1, Sic 2. And be it further ettcc'etl. That conrcnmay:

.-For salaries and incidental expenses, embracing tant treasurer! at Philadelphia, four thousand five him Hampshire, one hundred thousand dollars. : hereafter, at any time amend or repeal.this act.

( ,t. in addition to the objects heretofoio provided for dred dollars. For Fort M Clary, Portsmouth harbor, New Hampshire -! Approved July 2,1864. "
in this appropriation salary of an additional teacher, SKC. 3. And be U further tncctvl, That the sum ofouc fifty thousand dollars. .. ?

construction of anew sewer and the construction and hundred thousand dollars is hereby appropriated For Fort Winthrop, Governor Island, Boatoa har CHAFTT.R: ccxv., ;;
; repairs of l'cseven thousand five hundred dollars out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated bor. Massachusetts, fifty thousand dollars. An Act to provide for tho more srecuy Pumsumeni of

For continuing vork for the accommodation of for the purpose of meeting any expenses in For }'orWarren, Uctton harbor, Massachusetts,. Guerilla Marauders, and for other Purposes.
the students und inmates in said institution, in addi- : detecting and bringing to trial and punishment persons twenty thousand dollars., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives

'Uen to the appropriations heretofore made, viz: fort engaged in counterfeiting treasury notes, bonds, For sea-wall of Great Pjiewster's Island, forty thousand .of the United States of America in.Congress*feembled
the purchase of a tract of Improved land, containing or other securities of the United Suites, as well as the dollars.! *.. That the provisions tho twenty first section

.. about thirteen acres, bordering on Boundary street of coin of the United State: : Provided, That in the courtsof For repairs sea-waUs on Deer and on Lo veil'a Island of an act entitled "An act for ejuroUing and railifltthe

\ the city of Washington:, ami adjoining the lot now belonging the United States there shall bo no exclusion of any ten thousand dollars.: out national forces, and for other pUfl)08e1t"'P-

to the insitution'to enable it to instruct the witness on account of color, nor in civil actions becausehe For permanent forts ;t New Hertford harbor, Massachusetts proved: third March, eighteen hundred and sixty-taree

male pupils in horticulture and agriculture, and to furnish is :i party to, or interrested in, the issue tried. one hundred tf.ousand dollars. fcliall apply aa well to the sentences of, military como"Bionsastbthose -
sites mechanic shops and other necessary build SEC. 4. .tnd le it further mortalt That the compensation For Fort Schuyler, East River, New York, twenty- of court martial, and hereafter the

I : Itugs., twenty-nix thoiikund dollars : Provided, That before of the clerk to the committee of ways and five thousand dollars. ;.commandirip'general in the field, ortho commander of

the purchase of the said thirteen acres is consu- means hall be twenty-one hundred and bixty dollars For fort at "Willet'a Point, opposite Fort Schuyler, the department, as the case may be,f shall have power

mated, the owner fihallcomplete the title in fee to the per commence with the present session of' New York, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. to carry into execution all sentences against guenu

_. ____._ premises-How held and accupied by said iustitution,by congress ; Hnd such sum as may be found neccessary For repairs ot Fort Columbus, Castle Williams, =South; .marauders for robbery, arson, rape, a8 aB
-- _,; 'iexecuting a release or conveyance of the remainders to pay the same bf, and is hereby, appropriated.To Battery, Fort Wood and Fort Gibaon New York hari with intent to commit rape, bur:1r of.thC

-- f and reversions now outstanding in him to tIle said intltUtiOJI. -' compensate persons on hoard the U. 8. gunboat i bor, one hundred thousand dollars laws and customs of war well as :sentences
Cincinnati1 accordance \>ith.tho joint resolution For new battery n 'ar'For Hamilton at the N.rroTV3, spies mutineers deserters a and murderers.
To bring the Potomac water iuu the institution from approved f'rlnJnrypril[ ) nineteenth, eighteen hundred New York, seventy-five thousand dollars. SEC. 2. *nd be it further,moved. That every OffiCU

the nearest'! water mains, or other adequate SourCes in and sixty-four, seven thousand two hundred dollars. For Fort Richmond, Staten Island, :New York, twenty authorized. .to order a. general courtPmartial. shaD !ave

__ the city, three,thousand two hundred dollars. thousand dollars. 'panlshment
4. power to pardon or mitigate any orn
1ATtTOfl'1CE.-For expenses of receiving, arrang- For compensation hiamp-clerk] in tho office of thu For-fort on site of For Tompkius, Staten: Island, by such court including that of confneme' te -

._....ingr. ndttakingcaro .of.>. copyright books, charts, and assistant i treasurer at San Franciiro, two thousand four New York, one hundred nd tlft\ th 'IHanl1 dollars. penitentiary, except the sentence de ,, o'jr"iering
:: other eop\right: mati one thousand, 'elj'ht: Limdred I hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be neces- Tor ea:;[ejinatud battery on Staten Island,New York, or dismissing an of'r. which sentence s i.h

dollars. 'I $ sarv.Frr seventy-five thousand dollar bo. cou'patent durinjr : of the P1 86.111 r
%. : For preparing illustrations and t tlescr; >tJoi .i'.for ri>- I compensation to clerks and crtra clerk-hire, in For repairs! and completion of nea-wall at Buffalo, hellion for the general commanding tho amy in te
fi thousand dollars. addition to that already appropriated, in tho office of thousand five bundled dollars.
;" port six I thirty-srvtn: field, or tl.e department aa the case Uay
-- t 1' a SURVEY OK THE PUBLIC LAjJns.r-rcr ,t fcnrvfyl2R the the Secretary of tl.e Treasury: one hundred thousand For; f-jrt'at Sandy'Hoolc, New Jersey, one hundred he to remit or mitigate;comu:11der.a..d the filth section of t

: : public; lands (exclusive of California, Oregon. Washington dollars. and ye thousand dollars. 'art,npproved July seventeenth eighteen hundren

J : :-r";' New. Mexico, KuusasfNebrabkH, Utah, Dakota, Forpa] '1cnttu Messrs.'Lttto! Brown k Co., for three For Fort lUffiinnCIlI' Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: t c"'apter wo hundred and one, be, and thC

_____ ; Colorado, Nevadi, Arizona, Idaho, and! IC'Il&na'iu- hundred imd ninety five copies of the 10h: and 11th I twenty thousand dollars. !y.two ii herelix, epealed; BO far aa if relates to sentenccs -
l island iu the volumes oacli of the :Matntes at Large, j't' three dollars ". same ,
eluding incidental. expenses an ptirve\s For perm ent work for Delaware Ireakw-ter:
of hi penitentiary
It :: ';', ,all other and and fifty cents \o nine delivered y order of the imprisonment .01.
J ': .. interior, and special diicuiuryI ; 'a per bor one! hundre. thousand dollar: 3. .That when a
: :.1 JJ';E l." demanding augtllrnteor. Maryland, one lifer.SfC s'ek ..1lIIrit.urtheel.deI ben dIRCbaTl'tdOThallbedisilired
districts ding to the eighteen hundred and sixt -threo two thousand seven I
several *
_ r 'i' to tl.e! surveying acioi hundn thousand dollar I from the military ser\i, '1111 "*
I .. t A !* exlppnc'es of the public service in additirn to the nncxj -. hundred and sixty-five dollars. For Fort Trourop, Hampton Road, Virginia, fifty bo unable to leave or hInselfs fliis 1 disCb&,
:! : .. :' pended balances of all former appropriations for the :For payment of s lariea for additional "erk8 in tho thins ml dollars. ,[ in of to"Di ,wounds, and shall abs

I .. : game objects fifty thousauddol1ai. Navy Department, for the fisi-al year end pg Juno thirtieth For Fort'u l, Hampton Roads, Virginia. two hundred I consequence,uel tly dio ,in such, lospitIbe; ;.fhall lierf CfU1
and iiiuo thousand
i 1- sur\eyiv-Ktl the public lands in 'California and eighteen:i Imiulied sixty-five thousai.d 'dollars. far relate*n>
have died in the military ?erceO rs
Nevada, fifty thousand dollars. and eight hundred dollars. For Fort Clinch, entrance to rmnbcrlsnd Sound, I .

: !4j'ror su ve' irg tho jaihlic! Jan 8 in Oregon, twenty ForenmHii'Bation to the clerk of the committee of Florida, ono hundred thou :'wl doflvrs.I bOUtrs. ( July 2,.lQf*. >
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THE FLORIDA UNION I for California which court shall thereupon take jurisdiction ; -
and determine the CHAPTEB cxcvu. | SEC. 9. Andbeitfitraier nated,That' the Postmaster- :/
BY also order same. The said district An Act to establish Salaries for Postmasters General is authorized,'to'.sje ,'.orc, .nse to be gpld/to; : iu'. ,;
ITBUSIIEn EVERY SATURDAY MORNING courts may a transfer to the said circuit court ,,and for dividual ; ''
oi-poratio s,;jmd. business firm's; postsje- '
J. K. STICKNEY. of any other cases arising under said act, pending before other Purposes. tamps: in quantities of,not, .less than"one hundred:dollars '
them, affecting the title to lauds within the corporate Be it enacted by the Senate aud House of Representatives in value, at a discount not t'eed1ngfi"e per. 'Celt;:>; .
limits of any city or town, and in such of the United States _
both of
cases America in '
TERMS : Congress as ,tum from the face value of u h 8tamp ;"&n the district and circuit judges sit. !sembled. That the annual .
Dollars Annum in Advance. may compensation of postmasters sell or causeto be sold ia
per stamped envelopes; packages ,
N o Subscriptions faken for leas than Three months. SEC. 5, And I* it further enacted, That all the right shall be at a fixed salary, in lieu of commissions, to be containing not less'than five hundred envelopes;, 'J'
and title of the United States to the lands divided into five classes ,'
within the exclusive of the
postmaster discount
not '
Single copies! five cent at a exceeding five per centum from" the < J
A.m'KBTiEMFNT!<> iVenty-five cents per line each corporate limits of the city of San Francisco, as defined the city of New York. Postmasters of the first class current prices thereof when: sold in less quantities! !
nsertion.Advertisements. in the act incorporating said city; passed by the legislature shall receive not more than four thousand dollars nor
not specifying time will be marked of the State of California, on the fifteenth of April, less than three thousand dollars ; postmasters SEC. 10. And be further tn.rttdThat the twenty- t i

f till forbidden and charged accordingly. one thousand eight hundred and fifty one, are hereby of the second class shall receive less than three eighth section of the act entitled '*An;act to 'amend, the
relinquished and granted to the said city and its successors thousand dollars and not less than two thousand dol- laws relating to the Post-Office Department .apprpyed

Jioot. Job and Card Printing of every variety neatly for the uses and purposes specified in the or- lars ; postmasters of the third class shall receive less March three, eighteen hundred and sixtyrthree, be,and :. I

'. xtvutcd: at the U:;rnN office. dinances of said city, ratified by an act of the legisla- than two thousand dollars and not less than one thousand the same is hereby, amended b.the addition the .

.. -- -- '- ., -- ,--, -- ture of the said state, approved on the eleventh of dollars ; postmasters of the fourth class shall receive following clause, namely: ;And when any letter bearing '-
.-- March, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, entitled An less than one thousand dollars and not less than a request for its>the writer,,in case pf its*,non

[OFFICIAL.] act concerning the city of San Francisco, and to ratify one hundred dollars ; postmasters of the fifth class shall ,delivery, shall have returned to theoffice at
AWS OF THE UNITED STATES. and confirm certain ordinances of the common council receive less than one hundred dollars. The compensation which it was originally mailed, then, and in that east, '

L of said city," there being excepted from this relinquishment of the postmaster of New York shall be six thousand shall be obligatory ,upon the person to whom,such, ;
FASSEI/'T THE FIRST SSjSIOX OF THE and grant all sites or other parcels of lands hich collars per annum, to take effect ou t.e first day ;letter has been returned,to receive the same, and to ;;' :

THJIJTY-EIGHTII COXORKSS. have been, or now are, occupied by the United States of July eighteen hundred and sixty-four ; and the compensation pay therefor the postage specified by this section ; and ._ i
for military, naval, or other public uses, or such other of postmasters of the several classes aforesaid in default of said writer,to receive and pay for the letter ; '

CHAPTER rxrui.Vn sites or parcels as may hereafter be designated by the shall be established by the Postmaster General under returned, ho subject to a penalty of ten ': ;
President of the United States, within one :year after the rules hereinafter provided Whenever the compensation dollars, to be recovered in any court of competent ju- :
\ct to authorize the Corporation of Washington to risdiction.SEC. .
the rendition to the general land-office, by the of postmasters of the several offices ; :
levy and collect the Direct Tax imposed survey (except o !
Act approved August five, eighteen by or-general, of an approved plat of the exterior limits of the office of New York,) for the two consecutive 11. And be further enacted That if any person '

hundred and sixtY'-one. San Francisco, as recognized in this section, in connec years next preceding the first day of July, eighteen not authorized by the Postmaster-General, shall set up : I

IJi- it enacted br the Senate and House of Representatives lion with the lines of the public surveys : And provided hundred and sixty-four, shall have amounted to au or profess so keep any office, or any place1 of, business ; .

of the United States of America in Congress That the reliuquishmeut and grant by this act shall average annual sum not less than three thousand dol- bearing the sign, name or title post-office; every BUt'h'. .
hembled, That the corporation of the city of Washington as- in no manner interfere with or prejudice any bona fide are, such offices shall be assigned to the first class ; person shall forfeit and pay the sum ot five hundred a i

be, and they are hereby, authorized to assess and claims of others, whether asserted adversely under whenenever it shall have amounted to less than three dollars for every such offence. : : '

..olloct a tax not exceeding the rate of fifteen cents on rights deiivedironi Spain, Mexico, or tie laws of the thousand dollars, but not less than two thous- SEC. 12. And be further enacted, That if any person .

-very oue hundred dollars of the value of all real and United States, nor preclude judicial examination and and dollars, snch offices shall be assigned to the employed in any of the departments of. the post-office ;,

!personal property in said city, and on any and all adjustment: thereof. econd class ; whenever it shall have amounted to less establishment shall 'unlawfully detain, delay, or' open, :

other subjects taxation as made and returned by the SEC. G And le further fnacM That it shall be the than two thousand dollars, but not less than one thous- any letter, packet'bag, or mail of letter, with which .

tMurd of assessors of said city, to enable the said corporation duty of the surveyor-general of California to cause all and dollars, such officers shall be assigned to the third he shall be intrusted; or which shall have,, 'come to bhl..
; to pay to the government of the United States the private land claims finally confirmed to be accurately class ; whenever it shall have amounted to less than possession, and which are intended to be conveyed by

;hc tax imposed by act approved August five, eighteen surveyed and plats thereof to be made.whenever. one thousand dollars, but not less than one hun- post, or to be carried or delivered by.any mall-carrier, \

Llun red and sixty-one : Provided That any surplus requested by the claimants : Provided, That each dred dollars, such officers shall be signed to the mail-messenger,'letter-carrier, ront e-agent, or other' I .. ; I

tbat may accrue from the imposition of the tax as herein claimant requesting a survey and plat shall first deposit fourth class ; and whenever it shall have amounted to person employed in any of the departments of the post- '
provided shall be deposited and applied to the use in the district court of the district within which less than one hundred dollars, such offices shall be assigned office estab.ishment of the(United States or to, be for- t 1. ,

.'f the general fund of the city of Washington. the land is situated a sufficient sum of pay to the fifth class. To offices of the first, second, warded or delivered through or from any: post-office ,or i i

Approved, July 1, 18G!. the expenses of such survey and plat.aud of the publi- and third classes shall be severally assigned salaries, iu.; branch post-office established by authority of the POst..i ,

cation required by the first section of this act. Whenever even hundreds of dollars, as nearly as practicable. in master-General of the United Stales ; 'torJ[ if any, such, '

CHAITEII cxciv.A.II the survey and plat requested shall have been amount the same as, but not exceeding, the a>erage person shall secrete'', embezzle, or destroy, any letter or : .. :
completed and forwarded compensation of the postmasters thereof for the two. packet entrusted to such aforesaid and
Act to the to the commissioner of the person wh'ch.'
expedite Settlement of Lands .
Titles .
ia the State of California. to general land-office, as required by this act, the district years next preceding : and to officers of the fourth class shall not contain any security for, or assurance relating : ,

le: it enacted by the Senate and House of court may direct the application of the money deposited shall be assigned! severally salaries,in even tens of dol ""to, money, as hereinafter described, every such offender ; ;

: of the United States of America in Represenlatives or so much thereof as may be necessary, to the payment lars, as nearly as practicable in the amount the same as, being thereof duly convicted, shall,for every such !
That whenever the Congress assembled of the expenses of said survey and publication.: but not exceeding, such average compensation for the offence, be fined not less than three hundred/dollars,, i 1
of California
shall in surveyor-general SEC. 7. And be further enacted, That it shall bo the two years next preceding ; and to officers of the fifth or imprisoned not less than six months, both'accord ; I
compliance with the thirteenth
,)fan act entitled, ''An act to ascertain and settle the duty of the surveyor-general of California, in makiii class shall be severally assigned salaries, iu even dollars, i ing to the circumstances and aggravation the.offence.. "
of the land as nearly as practicable in amount the same'as, but not "': And if employed at'oresaldahall'se rete a I
private land claims in the State of California surveys private claims finally confirmed.-to any person as .. :
March third eighteen hundred and .approvrd follow the decree of confirmation as closely as practicable exceeding, such average compensation for the two i embezzle, or' destroy any lett. r,packet bag, 'or'mail ;
caused private, land claim be ffty-ong, have.. whenever such decree designates the specilic years next preceding. Wherever returns showing the of letters, with which he or she shall ,be:.intrusted; or ; ..
any to ..
surveyed a boundaries average,:; of annual compensation of postmasters for the I which shall have to his '.
plat to be made thereof he shall of the claim. But when such decree designates come orherpossessfott.andait:.,. '.
has been done give notice that theme only the out boundaries within which the quantity two years next preceding the first day of July, eighteen : intended to be conveyed bypoSt,or to be'carried: or'delivered '
by a publication week
four consecutive weeks iu two ouce a for confirmed is to be taken, the location of such quan- hundred and sixty-four, shall not have been receivedat I by any mail-carrier, mail-messenger,*letter carrier : ,

lished in the city of San, Francisco newspapers and one pub- sty shall be made, as near as practicably in one tract the Post-Office Department at the time of adjustment, I'\'u agent, of othei;:person employed in'' any of" '
near and shall, one published and in a compact form. And if the character of the the Mime may be estimated by the Postm ster-General the departments of the post-offica: esUblishmeoYof' the I .
surveyed retain
: in office
land or for the purpose of adjusting the salaries of postmasters United States or to'be forwarded delivered''through .
for public inspection, the and until intervening grants, be such as to render the or ,
survey plat ninety herein provided for. And it shall be the of the
from establishedby
Jays from the date of the first publication in San Frau- location impracticable in one tract, then each separate duty or anypost-ofliceorbranch pos;-ofBce
i-isco shall have expired and if made locatiou shall be made, as near as practicable, in a compact -j auditor of the treasury tor the Post-Office Department,. authority of the Postmaster-General, of;the; United,
; no objections are form. And it to obtain from postmasters their quarterly accounts I States, such letter packet bag or mill ,1
'o said survey, he shall the and transmit I be the duty of the commissioner : of ;'co1t"I;
a copy of the survey approve and plats thereof same, the commissioner -- of the general land-office to require a substantial with the vouchers necessary to a correct adjustment taming any note, pond, draft, chec; ,revenue5'stampspostagestamp ; ... ;..j
thereof and to report to the Postmaster-Generalall failures certificate 'of stock of
of the general land-office compliance with directions of this section before money order ;
at Washington, for of postmasters to render such returns within a other pecuniary obligation or government security''of "" ,
ui$ examination and approval but if approving any survey and plat forwarded to him. : ,,
nude to said within; the said objections ara SEC. 8. And be it further enacted, That the act entitled proper period after the close of each quarter. any description whatever, issued,or that may hereafter i .;
oy survey nave ninety days, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to define SEC. 2. And be it further enacted. Thutthe Postmaster- be issued, by the United States, or 1>>1. any officer or fiscal :. ', :'
any party chiming to interest '
in the
an .
tract embraced 'by the in thereof and regulate the jurisdiction of the district courts of the General shall review once in two years, and in special agent thereof, any bank note "bank 'post bill;bill : i' : ,
surh objections shall be survey reduced, or any part United States in California in regard to the survey cases, upon satisfactory representation, as much of.en- of exchange, warrant of the treasury ot the United 1 ; j
distinctly the interest of the to writing, stating and location of confirmed private laud claims.'' approved er as he may deem expedient, and readjust, on the States, note of assignment of stock in'the funds, letter t if

him or his attorney and filed objector with the, aud feignedby June fourteen, eighteen hundred and sixty, basis of the preceding section, the salary assigned by I of attorney for receiving annuities or-dividends,or.for 'I .

;general, together with, such affidavits surveyor other and all provisions of law inconsistent with this act, are him to any office ; but any change made in such salary I selling stock In the funds; or for receiving Interest .
proofs as he in or hereby repealed. shall not take effect until the first day of the quarter : thereof, or any letter of credit, or,note-.for,t>r relating.. ;,
produce ot the I
may support objections next following such order, and all orders made assigning to of moneys bond'or warrant,draft "
At the expiration of said the Approved, July 1, 1864. payment or any ; \
ninety ,
shall days surveyorgenTal or changing salaries shall be made in writing and bill or promissory note, 'covenant, contract, ',agree: '
< transmit to the commissioner of the
ffice generalland recorded in his journal, and notified to the auditor lor meat whatsoever, for, or, the payment 'of :
at Washington of the and .
aud objections, and proofs a filed copy with him survey in support plat o t CHAPTER cxc'\". the Post-Office Department.SEC. money, or the delivery of any'article of value, or the ; ;-. J i

the objections, and also of any proofs produced by the An Act for the Sale of a Lot of Land in Iowa, in the 3. And te it further enacted. That salaries of performance of any act, matter,.or thing;;or & receipt ; =',. ;

claimant: and filed with him in support of the survey, Fort Crawford lleservatiou. the first, second, and third classes shall be adjusted to I release, acquittance, or discharge of, or from, any debt, .
together with his opinion thereon and if the take effect on the first day of July, eighteen hundred covenant, or demand dr.afly part"thereof or any copy !
; surveyand Be it enacted by the Senate and House of I of any record of judgement or 'decree in court : '
plat are approved by the said commissioner he Representatives and sixty-four, and of the fourth and :fifth classes at the any
"h U endorse thereon a certificate of his approval. If of the United States of America, in Congress assembled same time, or at the commencement of a quarter aaearly of law, or chancery, or any execution which may bate : :

disapproved by him or if, in his opinion the ends ot That it shall and may be lawful for the .com as practicable thereafter. issued thereon, or any cbpy of any other record, or any < i I I
justice would .be subserved -he missioner of the general land-office to cause to be sold, I : other article of value, or any writing representing the ., i
farther report from the thereby, may of California require a after public notice, the tract described as lot numbered : SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That, at
touching the matters indicated surveyor-genera him betaken one, in township ninety-five; north, of range three west I which have not been established for two years prior to shall steal, or take, any of the same out of'.any letter, : I 1
thereon direct by or proofs and to to of the,fifth princi meridian, in the State of Iowa, sit- the first day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, packet, bag, or mail (letters,'that shall come to his ,or i il I
be made. Whenever, or may the a new survey plat of uated in what is known as the Fort Crawford military the salary may be adjusted upon a satisfactory return her possession, whether such letter'or: 'packet bag, or j '
objections are disposed or reservation the of the and I mail of letters shall have been', in bis
the and subject to such minimum price per acre as by postmaster receipts, expenditures, come or I
plat survey are made in plat are corrected with, or his a new directions survey and he the sal. commissioner may establish as fair and reasr'li' business of his office : Provided That fifty per centumof or her possession to be'forwarded Or delivered :in ,the ,. i
hall corformity able, not less than two dollars and fifty cents acre the gross revenue of such office shall be, in all cases, regular course'of his or her official duties;or shall have 1 :
endorse the per ; .
and his 'I
of upon After survey plat adopted certificate and in the event of said lot not being disposed of at the largest amount allowed to such postmasters for come or been placed in his or her possession in -any
approval. the ana ha'el.I'Cn
hereinbefore survey plat public sale, the commissioner is hereby authorized to their salaries, respectively, except in cases where it other manner, and provided that such letter'or packet, 1 i t

oiiHsionerpf p the general provided land office, approved it shall by be the the com- re-offer the same at public sale, or after the second of shall be a separating or. distributing office, as providedfor bag, or mail letters, shall not have been delivered to I 1
of the said duty fering to dispose of said lot at such minimum as he in the sixth section of this act. the person or persons to whom it Is directed.. SUch :per- I \ I

: claimant commissioner as soon *a practicable to: cause a after patent such to approval.issue tohe may establish, and for the sale so made a patent shall SEC. 5. And le further enacted That at the post-I son shall, on -conviction for' any such offence, be imprisoned .i ;! !' I

SEC. 2. A nd le. it Junior enacted, That the provisionsof issue as in ordinary cases. office of New York and offices of the first and second not less ilianten years, or exceeding twenty- y : ,,I''
SKC. 2. And be it further one ; and the fact that such letter'or' packet; : '
the preceding section shall apply to all surveys and enacted, That if it shall ap- classes, the Postmaster-General shall allow to the post- years ; any I ;
pear that there are other lots bag or mail of letters, shall have been deposited tn"any .'
plato byHhe surveyor-general of California heretofore any in said reserve not master a just and reasonable sum for the necessary cost, !
made,' which have not already been approved by one disposed of by the United States, it shall and may be in whole or in part, of rent, fuel, lights, and clerks, to post-office or branch post-office established by authority 1 f
of the district courts of the United States for California lawful for the .Raid commissioner to dispose of the same be adjusted upon a satisfactory exhibit of the facts. of the Postmaster-General of the United States- in I

or by the commissioner of the general hind-office : Provided '", in the manner provided in the foregoing section. And at offices of the third, fourth, and fifth classes, such any other authorized,depository? of mail? letters, or In tr I I
That where proceedings for the correction or Approved, July 1, 1864. expenses shall be paid by the postmaster, except as 'in charge of any; postmaster,assistant:postmaster;'clerk, : J
carrier, agent, or messenger employed In the post-office : "
the sixth section it '
provided being intended that such.
-.uunrmaUon of me of
11 a ;
are on
survey pending passage establishment :
[ of the United be1
: States shall taken and
this act in one of the said district courts,it shall be lawful allowances shall be made in accordance with existing ': '
CHAPTER cxcvi. held as evidence that'the'same was "intended Ito' be j
for such district court to proceed and complete Its usages. ,
An Act to the conveyed by'post" within e meaning of tins statute ;
regulate Compensation of
xamiuation and determination of the matter, and its Registers and SEC. G. And be it further enacted That the Postmaster' and ifanyperson'wh shall hat i-etaken'd1arg ''"of 'the
Receivers ;
of the Land Office in the : .
decree several States
thereon shall be subject to appeal to the circuiteoart General certain offices at the
designate convenient
may : ,
and Territories, in the Location of Lands : mails of the United States shall voluntarily quit or 'de !
of the United States for the district In like man by intersection of mail routes offices and
as distributing
ner, States and Corporations under Grants sert the same.before sueh'1ierson.: delivers 'it into the : 1''
and with like effect as hereafter provided for certain others offices and where such
ap as separating
from ; any post-office kept at the termination of the route, or;some i ;
peals in other cases to the circuit court ; and such ap Congress. office is of the third, fourth, or fifth class of post-offices, known mail-carrier, or,agemVpf,the general poat-mce: .'
peals may be in like manner disposed of by said circuit Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives he may make a reasonable allowance to such postmasterfor authorized to receive the sane,'every' su *h 'p'eraojT.: sooffending i *

cos rt.SEe.. of the United States of America in Congress as- the necessary cost, in whole or in part, of clerical shallfo'eitand'paY'i'sum' not exceeding:; i f.

3. And be it further enacted That where a plat sembled, That from and after the passage of this act, services arising:: from such duties.. five hundred.dollars,for every such offence ; 'and if anyperson'concerned : ;i 2 ,I j t!
hid 1n'eyha\'e already been approved or corrected in the location of lands by states and corporations under SEC. 7. And be it furUier enacted That all postagesand : in carrying the :mail :of"'the :United i- :!

(by ou'of'the district' courts of the United States for grants from congress for railroads and other purposes box-rents at post-offices, and all other receipts and States shall'collect/receive; or carry any letter, or pack. !
: &hfonda, and an appeal from the decree of approval (except for agricultural colleges,) the registersand emoluments at a post-office, shall be received and accounted et; or shall muse or-procure the same to: be 'done, contrary i l

1 or correction has already been taken to the supreme receivers of the land-offices of the several states: : for as a part of the postal revenues ; and any to this act, every such offender shall ,forfeit and.f f! "

r, court nave of the United States, the said supreme court shall and territories in the districts where such lands may be part thereof which the postmaster ought to have col- pay, for every such offence, a sum not''exceeding fifty -- ,
jurisdiction to hear and determine the appeal."ut .- located for their services therein, shall be entitled to lected, but has neglected to collect shall be charged dollars. Section'" twenty-one, Act of March 'three, I.
where fronVBUcb decree ot approval or correction receive a fee of one dollar for each final location of one against him in his account, and ho shall be liable there- eighteen hundred and twentyfive.SEC !
no appeal, has been taken to the supreme court, no ap I hundred and sixty-acres, to be paid by the state or cor- for in the same manner as if the same had been collected tie ,;
13. And it That !
that court shall be allowed but such location the and he shall further enacted, dead letters .
an appeal may poration making same to be accountedfor ; receive no fees or perquisites beyondhis l
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**;taken, within twelve months after this act shall take in the same manner as fees and commissions on warrants salary. *' ontailinglvaJuable, encI08urcs"shaJ1 registered in ; i 't ,
5pect, to the circuit court of the United States for Cali- and preemption locations, with limitations as to SEC. 8. And be further iaciaTliat the, uniform' the department ;;and'wheIi it.appears that 'tb 1' can 'j f
f form, and said circuit shall determine maximums of rate ot United delivered to. their address nor to'the'writers i t J ; J
court proceed to fully salary prescribed by existing laws, in accordance States, postage, without reference to ;
the matter. The said circuit court shall have with such instructions as shall be given by distance, upon letters and other mailable, matter addressed the contentathereot so,rar''as' available, shaU, be used ; I R

i lower to affirm or reverse or modify the act-onofthe the com.-issioncr of the general land"office. to, or received from, foreign countries when to promote the efficiency ot.the ue d-lt ter office according : I t ,
: district coon, or order the case back to the surveyor- SEC. 2. And lit it further enacted, That the Burlingtonand forwarded from or received in, the United States to the provisions of.the'zeventh section'* of net : ,: rt; )

t general bat for a new sut\' y. When the case ia ordered Missouri River railroad company may so far changeor States by steamships or other vessels regularly employedin approved February'twenty' .-aeveptheighteen; hundred ';;: ../ i : '
.1: a hew sarveyt, the subs> ,rent survey of the modify the location of the uncompleted portion of its the transportation of the mails, shall be as follows, and sixty-one, entitled "Aa'?act to. ,establish 'certain : i !
M 'n yes or-general shall be undertte supervision of the line, as shown by the map thereof now ou file in the viz: ten cents per single rate of half an ounce 'or under, post routes j", and the amount;thereof Bhall be' shtmniri ",1J/" : .' ) ;

;, Commissioner: of the general land4t lce,''and not of the general hind-office of the United States, so as to securea on letters; two cents each ou newspapers;and the established the annual report;and shall ,subject'to. reclamation ';: I t II

district or circuit court of the United States. better and more expeditious route to the terminus of domestic rates on pamphlets periodicals, and by either the'party' addressed or; by thc sender, for ... : !:: .
SEr. 4' And lie it further ins::.ct, 'l'hat'whe cvcr said line on the Missouri River, said new line to be other areirles of printed matter ; which) pastago shall four years from registry thereof, careful account- being ;, ,,1.1 I >4tr
',. tLe.dlstt it, judge of any one.of the district courts of the located within the limits of the land grant made by the be prepaid on matter sent, and collected on matter received ; kept of the same. AU other letters' deemed'of v aloe or, i i.;' ;;; .g '

&1I.l1l-d State for California I* interested many land, United States to aid in its construction; and said change : Provided,always That these rates shall not apply .of ,the party addressed, or to, the-rit: ffJ ',' I'

i, I?*claim to which, under the said act of March third, shall not impair the right to, nor change the location of, letters or other mailable matter, addressed to,'or received -I and which it appears cannot be returned to either destination : :

1' u wguieen hundred and fifty-one, 1* pending before him, i their present land grant A map of the change shall bo from, any.foreign place or country,-to and from,, ,,shall. V ba..disposed. *of as the* PostmasterGeneraluhall '
'r n appeal from commissioners created filed with the commissioner of the which direct. : : -': y q
board of by general land-office different rates of pastage have been, or shall be. I '
'1.14 *ct. the said district court,shall order'' the,'case to 1 within one year after the pa8.ajre of thin act. established by international postal convention:or arrangement -* I SEC. 14. And be"it further'ena, ; tca.That 'letter-car i. .,

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] .' : ,lomakc militarypostal.'commercial- ; and other the lots '-:feet. ,with. a statement I 1NGTo .-For supplying twenty light-houses and bea
znzsterGenerzl shall direct for the delivery letters in naval time add to, alter, 'lour thousand two hundred character of the improv- con-lights with oil, glass'ehlmneys, chamois; skins,

f I 4 the places respectively where such post offices are established purposes, congress may at any of the extent and general statement to be verified under polishing powder, and other cleaning materials, transportation

/ ; and for their service they/ shall:'severally amend,' or.repeal this set. enacted That tho rate of ments; tho said map and and ''In behalf, of the ,expenses keeping lam(s and machinery in
t thePostmaster- .. SEC. 5. :And further oath by the party to mariners of
be notices changes
to prescribed by and
I receive a salary ; or private messages shall not exeeeaonsSd establish such city or town ; and repair, publishing

f General-not exceeding eight hundreddouUs'"ryear':. line forPubUc! the' usual rateR in Europe and persons proposing to such filing there shall be transmitted 'oi 'aids 'to navigation. 'twenty-one thousand (even -

) Provided,That, on satisfactory evidence of' their: dill.I average or such rates as shall be within cue month.after a verified transcript of hundred and eighty dollars.
( for the same service land-office
I gence, fidelity, and experience as el'lthe.; ;Post America and fixed by a convention, between tneUnitedStates to the general accompanied! the testimony -', For repairs and incidental expenses of twenty lighthouses -
.. t master-General may increase their" respective salarieIfrom ascertained Rusfdis, and Great Britain : Provided, such map and statement such city or town has been established and buildings connected therewith' ten thou
sam 'not', exceeding ;one'thousand of witnesses that
: to of two
time to time any or officers : the premises are and dollars.
be lawful for the owners when
I it shall not and
r dollars ; and each of the said carriers shall That to make contract, cither tJiI : in good faith, laud district' a similar For salaries of forty keepers and assistant keepers of

: ;give bond, with sureties, to be approved by the Post said telegraph through line intervening any party or parties. ior within the limits of an organized be filed with the register and lighthouses, at an average not exceeding eight hundred -

master-General, for the safe custody and delivery of I, rectly or any of dispatches for any newspaper or ,map and statement shall after tho filing of such map, dollars per annum, thirty two thousand dollars.
\ all letters, packets, and moneys received by him. the association, terms different from those receiver, and at any time in the general land office, it For expenses of raising clefrqing, painting, repairing -

SEC. 15. And be it further enacted, That all expensesfor newspaper of upon all other newspaper or newspaper statement, and testimony President cause the remooring, and supplying losses of floating buoy

the letter carriers, branch-offices, and receiving- open to the enjoyment ,shall and maybe lawful lor the of such city or town tobe and beacons, and for chains and sinkers for the same,

boxes, or incident:.thereto, shall be entered and reported associations.July 1, 1864. lots cmbraced'within the limits the highest bidder, subjectto and for coloring and numbering all the buoys, ten thousand ,
Approved, sale to
postal expenses offered at public
from tie ordinary
in a separate account I. each lot ; and such lots dollars.
of such post-office, and shall be shown in comparison CHAPTER cc. minimum. often dollars for sale, shall thereafter For special works, viz :_ f
at public
l1 With the proceeds of the postages on local mail 1 so much of"An act to supply DeficienSes as may not be disposed of at said minimum, or at For repairing breakwater, and rebuilding keeper's

,$.- matter at each office, in older that the Postmaster-Gen. in the Appropriations for the Service of the be liable to private entry diminution thereafter as dwelling at Newport harbor light-house, Rhode Island, ...

eral may be guided in the expenditures for that branch the thirtieth of June, eighteen such reasonable increase or order from time to six thousand dollars.
Year ending
of the postal service by income derived therefrom. Fiscal! and sixty-four and for other purposes," approved the Secretary of tha Interior may notice, in view of the For repairs and renovations at Block Island light-
hundred months
further enacted That the eighth time after at least threo three thousand five hundred dol
It SEC. 16. And be it March fourteen, eighteen hundred and sixtj- value of the municipal pro- house, Rhode Island,
in the .
sectionof decrease
fourteenth seventeenth and eighteenth dollars increase or
eleventh thousand ;
;; the actcntttledsdAn act to amend the laws relating four, as appropriates Naval Hospital twenty-five at Kittery, Maine.: perty : Provided, That any actual additional settler lot upon in which anyone he lars.For compensation of two inspectors of customs acting

to the Post omce-Department," apprOved.llarth three, for erecting enacW a the Senate and House of Jepresentativ'cs iot, as aforesaid and upon any shall be entitled toLrOVe as superintendents for the life-saving stations on the
it tJy ,
S Be improvements
eighteen hundred and sixty-three, the provisions of United State of America in Congress assembled ; may have substantial as a pre-emption, at coasts of Long Island and New Jersey, three thousand
this act of and purchase the same

modified and incorporated in the
which have been oi "An act to supply deficiencies in up fixed for the dollars.
much the day
be, and the same are hereby, repealed. That so for the service of the fiscal year ending said minimum, at any time before compensation of fifty-four keepers of stations, at

SEC. 17. And be it farther.enacted. That the special appropriations thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and "xty-four, public sale. enacted. That when such two hundred dollars each, ten thousand eight hundred
Post-Office in the Paciic states the SEC. 3. And be it further .
agent of the Department dollars and for other purposes," approved March fourteen, are established upon unsurveyed lands, dollars. .. 'L____ __
I and territories shall receive as compensation hundred and sixty-four, as appropriates "for cities or towns the extension thereto For repairs of the root of me courvnoase ana post-
S lawful
i, I per diem. erecting naval hospital at Kittery, Maine, twenty-five it shall and may be the extension limits of office at Windsor, Vermont, ten thousand dollars, or so
to adjust
I Approved, July 1, Ib64. thousand dollars" bo and the samo is hereby: repeal- of the public svrveys, to those lines, where it can be much thereof may bti necessary. :

n the premises,according_ with' -r K.. ...,l.l<...h... may Ko--' For construction and repair of light-boats, to be expended
-- CHAPTER cxcvii. done without Intenerence nymo: > &u. the direction of the Secretary of the
ed.Approved under
of at
1 1864. ''
lots so
for all
An Act making an additional Grant of Lands to the -- vested by sale; and patents in ordinary cases. Treasury, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
shall issue as
I I State Kansas to aid in the Construction Railroad CHAPTER cci. public or private sale enacted That if within twelve PUBLIC BCIDINGS AND GROCNDs.-For care, support,
and Telegraph Lines. of the Na\y. SEC. 4. And be further and treatment of forty transient
: An Act to provide for the Efficiency of a city or town, as and medical
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives months from the domain. the parties interested paupers; medical and surgical patients in some proper

of the United States America in Congress as. State of America: in Congress assembled, aforesaid, in the public land office medical institution in the city of Washington, to be selected -
United the general
S pembled. That there be, and hereby is, granted to the of the enlisted in the military service of the shall refuse or fail to file in and testimony call- by the commissioner or.publiC buildings, six
of Kansas to aid in the construction of a railroad That any person Depart- transcript map with the statement
S State States who shall apply to the Navy second section of this thousand dollars.
and telegraph line from Emporia, via :Council Grove, United to be transferred, to the navy or marine corps ed for by the provisions of the for the Secretary of the For hire of carts on the public grounds, two thousand
to a point near Fort Riley, on the branch Union Pacific ment be approved by the Presidentof act, it shall and may be be made of such dollars.
if his application to
Railroad, in said state, every alternate section of land shall the, United States, be transferred to the navy or ma- Interior to cause a survey and the plat lots in the same shall For purchase and repair of tools used In the public

designated by odd numbers for ten sections in width to serve the residue of his term of enlistment city or town, and thereafter said with this grounds, four hundred dollars.

on each side of said road : Provided, That this grant rine corps to the laws and regulations for the government be disposed of as required by be provisions increase of fifty To pay for ashes purchased by the public gardener
subject each at an
I I shall be subject to all the provisions, restrictions, limitations therein, of the navy : Provided, That such transfer exception, that they aforesaid shall minimum of ten dollars three years ago for the public grounds. one hundred

I I and conditions, in regard to selection and location shall not release the transferred person from any indebtedness per centum on the and twenty-five do-lara.

of lands and otherwise, of an act of congress ap to the government, nor without the con- per lot. enact'if That effect shall For purchase of trees and tree-boxes, to replace.

proved March three, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, I of the President of the United States, from any SEC. 5. And le it further according to such regula- when necessary, such as have been planted by the-
entitled "An act for a of lands to the State of sent to the foregoing act, and fences and
grant incurred for a breach of military law. be given the Secretary"of the In : United States, to whitewash tree-boxes j-'

': Kansas, in alternate sections, to aid in the construction penalty SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That any seaman tions as may prescribed" by for the relief of the to repair pavements in front of the public ground,
entitled \n act
railroads and telegraphs in said state" : Provided such The act
of certain have served as terior. dollars. .
i who
Ii thousand
may States three
I or the ,
mariner, person lands of
) That said railroad shall be a public highway I or the President citizens of towns upon the
order of water-closets
II.. drafted into military service, may, by May twenty- For annual icpairs of the capitol public -
and shall transport troops and munitions of war of the of the United States, be transferred to the naval under certain circumstances, hundred approved and forty-four, stables, water-pipes, pavements, and other walks

f United States free of charge. to serve therein, subject' .iu"" the laws ana rr-De>miservice three Anno Domini eighteen act.inconsistent with within the Capitol Square, broken glass, and locks, and

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the branch ,for the g'vernment of the navy, for the term, or and all other acts and parts of repealed. for the protection of the building and keeping the

railroad and telegraph from "Lawrence, by t.he.valley lations of the term, for which he was drafted. t this act, be, and the same arc hereby main approaches to it unencumbered, eight thousand

J of the Wakarusa River, to a point on the Atchison, residue enacted That all enlistments Approved, July 1, 1861.
and Santa. Fee railroad where said road intersects SEC. 3. And be it further dollars. _._ : .I.'L____._ *iTo .._
Topeka, into the naval service or uiarine corps duringthe change Tiber CreeK: wnere u; runs inronguae
the Neosho River," to aid in' the construction of shall be credited to the appropriate CHAPTER ccix. into sewer, ten thousand one hun-
I war seventeenth of June, botanic garden, a
'' which a grant oflands was made by the said act of third township present, precinct, or district, in. the same manner as An Act to repeal the :Act of the prohibiting the \ dred and fifty dollars, to be expended,under the direc-
sixty-three shall be so hundred and sixty-four,
hundred and
., IS(' March, eighteen enlistments for the army. eighteen tion of the commissioner ot public buildings.To .
changed as to run from Lawrence to Emporia, and And be itfurthed"enacted, That persons here- Sales of Gold and Foreign Exchange.Be enable the commissioner of public buildings to reconstruct -

If have and receive the grant of lands made by said act : SEC.enlisted 4. into the naval service or marine corps during it enacted by the Senate and Hmn (!f Representativesof assembled five of the old bunt-out [burnt-out] furnaces

Provided.,That the line railroad and telegraph from after receive.the same the United States of America in Congress ; five thousand
5, war shall be entitledjto, sales under the old portion of the capitol
the present certain now .
S Leavenworth, by way of Lawrence and the Ohio City in the army. And the resolution That the act entitled 'An act to prohibit

crossing of the Usage River, to the southern line of the bounty as February if enlisted twenty-four, eighteen hundred andsixtyfour. of gold and foreign exchange," approved June and seven-the dollars.For annual repairs of the President's house and fur-
approved ,
state in the direction of Galveston Bay, shall run via entitled "A resolution relative to the transfer teen, eighteen hundred and sixty niture, improvement of grounds, purchase of plantsfor

Baldwin city.Approved in the military service to the naval service same is kereby, repealed. garden, and contingent expenses'incident thereto
,, July 1, 1864.J ," is hereby repealed : Provided, nevertheless, Approved, July 2, 1864: six: thousand dollars. .

1 That such sums as may have been paid as bounty to CHAPTER ccx. For fuel, in part, of the President', two thousand -
CHAPTER cxcix.: the naval service -
the military to :
from dollars.
transferred hundred
An Act to encourage and facilitate Telegraphic Communication I persons to and paid out An Act making Appropriations for sundry Civil Expenses four
I % shall bo charged refitting and furnishing the President's
marine corps the For repairs ,
or the ending
between the Eastern and Western Con for of the Government for year .:
; appropriation
three thousand
2 tlnenj.S of, the proper naval appropriation, Thirtieth of Jnne, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, summer resIdence- at the Soldiers' Home,

Wh reas the governments of Russia and Great Britian the marine corps. and for other Purposes.Be dollars.
S I July 1, 1864: the capitol and President's! house, the
For lighting
have granted to Perry MacDonough Collins a citizensof it enacted by the Senate and Houfe of Representative
and the executiveoffices
around them around
I the United States, the right to construct and maintain CHAPTER CClI. qf the United States of .America in Congress eusemWeu, public grounds ::Bridge and High

S line electric telegraph through their respective in the State of Oregon, That the following Hums be, and the same are hereby, I and Pennsylvania avenue Seventh
Portland Four-and-a-Half
I territories, from the mouth of the Amoor River, in An Act Leavenworth to in the State of Kansas, Ports of appropriated, for the objects hereafter expressed, for I I streets Twehth in Georgetown streets ,across the mall, and Maryland
and hundred and
thirtieth eighteen
I Asiatic Russia by'way of Behring's strait and along the fiscal year ending the thou -
west and Sixth street sonthysixty-three
I T the Pacific coast to the northern boundary of the Uni- Delivery.Be and House of Representativesof and sixtyfive'lZ.. :- avenue '
: the Senate
ted States, with a view of thereby uniting the telegraphic it enacted by AmerLa in Congress assembled, Survey oft/ic Coast., -For the survey of the Atlantic and five hundred dollars. and bridges six
of Potomac
United States of the 'upper ,
the For repairs
systems of both,continents, and of promoting State of Oregon, and within the I and Gulf coasts of the United States, including com
in the
international commercial intercourse aud whereas ThatPortland, I civilians engaged in the work, and exclu- thousand dollars.
f I ; aud Leavenworth, in theState peusation of in
of aiding
district Oregon -Pennsylvania avenue,
the government Russia, in furtherance of that object, collection within the collection district of I ding pay and emoluments of officers of the army and For repairs dollars.
and dust six thousand
Kansas and free trom ,
of clean
I 19 now constructing a line of telegraph through ita Asiatic hereby are, declared to be ports of I navy, and petty officers and men of the navy employed keeping number two and Lafayette

i ,! territory.unite at the mouth of the Amoor River ?elU yPwithinSeir respective collection districts.- I in the work one hundred and seventy-eight thousand For public thousand reservation dollars.

with the line projected by said Collins ; and whereas of customs,to dollars. I Square, two
--1 appointed a surveyor south of the President'sth
the government of the United States desires cordially to And there shall be said who shall perform the dues I For continuing the survey! of the. western,coast, of the For taking care of the-grounds the and
reside at each of ports house continuing e improvement: Of same,
of civilians
engaged -
establishment ,
with Russia and Great Britain in the States including compensation
operate and emoluments pre- United
the compensation fences and other
receive repairing, ,
and trees destroyed,
--J I and maintenance of such a line ot communication --------:1 M arc h th e" in the work, one hundred thousand dollars. replacing
t or appruveu
now therefore congress "An continuing the survey of the Florida reef, and injuries, five thousand dollars.
V ; eighteen hundred and thirty-one. being For
hundred dollars.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives second, foreign merchandise imported keys, including compensation of civilians engaged in For repairs ot water.pipes.ftve '
J. the duties on 'Pennsylvania
S S of the United States oi America in Congress as-; act allowing Cincinnati, Louisville St. the work, and excluding pay and emoluments of officersof For cleaning out the sewer-traps
Wheeling dollars.
Collins of California into Pittsburg, and officers and men of the avenue, and repairing the same,three hundred
scmbled That Perry MacDonough and Natchez to be secured and paidat the army and navy, petty
,his associates and assignees, shall have the right to Louis, Nashville", navy employed in the work eleven thousand dollars. For casual repairs of all the furnaces under the capitol

construct and maintain a line or lines of telegraph those places. For publishing the observations made in the progress five hundred dollars.

S f fiftm any point or points on the line of the Pacific tele- Approved, July 1, 18M. of the survey of the coast of the United States, in- For deficiency in tiling the floor of the library of congress

t S. t .graph, constructed in pursuance of the act of Congress, CHAPTER ccui. cluding compensation of civilians employed in the one thousand two hundred dollars.
That marble floor
June sixteen eighteen hundred and sixty, thousand dollars. SEC. 2. And be further enacted a
approved the Officers and Crew of work. tour
northerly, through any of the territories of the United An Act to compensate Essex for the destruction of the For repairs of steamers and sailing schooners used in similar to that of the congressional library or the Senate
Gunboat of
old hall
iron-clad constructed in the
States, to the boundaries British America, with such the coast-survey, four thousand dollars. ,, vestibule, shall be '
be needed to communica- rebel Ram ,\rkansaS.Be of for four steamers House of Representatives, using such marble as maybe
branch lines as may open and rations engineers
.. Senate and House of Representativesof For pay
the ; that
tlon with the various mining districts and other settlements I it enacted by America in (.Cungra assembled; used in the hydrography of the coast survey, no longer now on hand and not otherwise requIred,
States of
United shall be therein erected
in said territories. And for the purposes aforesaid the thousand dollars be, and supplied by the Navy Department, nine thousand dol- suitable structures ai.d railings
of and the
That the sum and protection of statuary
for the reception
the said Collins his associates and assignees, of in lars
of the same is hereby, appropriated, any money For the Atlantic Gulf same shall be under the supervision and direction of
shall have a permanent right way over any unappro otherwise appropriated, to enable the LIGHT-HOUSE ESTABLISHMENT.- of
S lands of the United States, together with the treasury not viz the commissioner public buildings ; and so much
priated public to to the officers and crew of and Lake coasts, :-
the right to take any timber and stone for construction Secretary oftbe Navy Essex pay, for the destruction of the For snpylying the light-honsei and beacon-lights with the moneys now or heretofore appropriated for the capitol -

and for the of establishing and maintaining thc iron-clad gunboat and other necessary expenses extension as may be necessary,?not exceeding the
purposes; purpose the bounty provided by the fourth oil, wicks, glass chimneys, and
said lines and the stations necessary for the repair rebel ram en-.itled4'An act for the better gov- of the same, and repairing and keeping in repair sum of fifteen thousand dollars, is hereby set apart

and working thereof, there is hereby section of the act oUhe United States," approved the lighting apparatus, one hundred and nfty-six thousand shall be disbursed for the pones[purposes hereinbefore ;I
oUhe authorized to
granted to said paities the use of so much un ernment navy hundred and sixty-two. and eighty-seven dollars. mentioned. And the President is hereby

appropriated public lands not sold, granted, reserved July seventeen, eighteen For renairs and incidental expenses, refitting and invite each and all the_ states to provide. -and. furnish.- ,:

pre-einpted, uor ,occupied hv-., homentead settlers, as-- Approved, July 1,1864. improving light-houses and buildings connected there statues, in marble or bronze, not exceeding two U !I
--- for stations not thousand two hundred number for each state, of deceased;persons who have
may be necessary exceeding forty CCIV. with due hundred and two
I acres for each fifteen miles of line constructed across the Punishment for enticing or aiding dollars. ben citizens thereof and illustrious for their btr' I

.. the public lands of the United States, so long as the An Act prescribing to desert the Naval Service of the United For! salaries of five hundred and eighty-nine keepersof or from distinguished eivicormllitary: this, I

t \amemay be used for said purpose : Provided, howev Seamen light houses and lighted beacousand their assistants such as each state shall determine be worthy of I

I t er''that so much section one of this act as authorizes States. Senate and House of llepretcntaliceg- two hundred and thirteen thousand one hundred and national commemoration ; and when s furnished the
the ofRepresentatives
t th&onctruction telegraph lines to open communications Be it enacted by America in Congress assembled, ninety-three dollars and thirty-three cents. same shall be placed in the old hall of the House J
States of
with the various mining districts and other settlements of the United who shall entice or procure, or attempt For salaries of forty-three keepers of light-vessels] i the capitol of the United Stte., i

in said territories shall be null and void, unless That any person entice or any seaman or twenty-three thousand and nine hundred dollars. which i hereby Iet apart, or so much therecf a mrhe
to procure
t said branch-lines ahJ1 be completed within five or in the naval service of the United States, For seamen's wages, repairs supplies, and incidental necessary, as a national statuary. hall, for the purposes -

: years from the approval thereof.I' other person recruited for such service to desert there- expenses of forty-three light-vessels, one hundred and herein indicated. '

SEC. 2.I And be .it further enacted. That in order to or who has been wise aid or assist any such eiphty-two thousand three hundred and two dollars. To reimburse the commissioner of public buildings _

t encourage and aid in the construction of said line of from, or who shall in any in deserting, or in attemptingto For expenses of raising, cleaning, painting, repair- : for money expended in replacing
S telegraph beyond the limits of the United States, the seaman or from other said person naval service, or who shall harbor, ing, remooring, and supplying losses of beacons and in.the ceiling of the.library of ongs and to ens-

Secretary of the Navy is authorized to detaLed for the desert in wise assist any such seamanor buoys, and for chains and sinkers for the same, one bin the commissioner to secure all by fastening i
and that of conceal protect, or any three hundred and fifty them with iron shackles to the roof, five'!
use of the surveys sounding along portion who may have deserted from said naval -] hundred and twelve thousand S bund
the Pacific coast both America and Asia, :where it to other person him to have deserted therefrom, dollars. dollars. '

_ proposed to establish said telegraph, one steam or sailing service shall, knowing refuse to give up and deliver such personon For expenses of visiting and inspecting lights and For repairs of the basement of te Psdet.. house,

wssel, in His discretion, to assist in surveys and or who of officer authorized to receive him, other aids to navigation, two thousand dollars. three thousand doll
soundings layingdown submerged cable,and in trans the demand any imprisonment not less than six For commissions, at two and a half per centum, to To enable the of i public buildings

porting materials connected therewith, and generally shan be punishedby than three years, and byfineJfnot | such superintendents as are entitled to the same under remove the water-pipes which conduct the water from

afford such assistance as may be deemed best calculated months nor two more thousand dollars, to be enforced in any the proviso to act third March, eighteen hundred and the.spring at Franklin Square to the President's ho

to secure a successful promotion of the enterprise. more than United States having jurisdiction.Approved fifty-one, on the amount that may be or may have been rendered necessary by the grading around the t.ur

Sxc.. 3. And be it further enacted. That the gov. court of the 1 1864. disbursed by them, ten thousand dollars : extension, and to lay them down in another place,

eminent of t United Statelsha1l, at all have July : To enable the, light-house board to establish lights, hundred dollars. : toenclose ,

pnQnw in the use of the line or lines, so far as the same CHAPTER ccv. and other aids to navigation, which have been injuredor To enable commissioner. o! public buildings
and to,
ure within its territory aDd shall have the right, when of Coal Lands and of Town destroyed, on the southern coast, one hundred thou- Franklin Square with a' wooden fence,
authorized by law, to connect said line or lines by telegraph An Act for the Disposal the Public Domain. sand dollars. guard the same and plant It with irees and shrubbery,
_ with &military posts of the United States, Property the Senate and House of Representativesof For completing the light-house works at Milwaukie, three thousand dollars. :
I- and to use the same' for government Purposes. And in Be it United enacted States by of' America in Congress assembled, in addition to former appropriations, twelve thousandtwo For repairing fence around Armory: 8we five lun-.

order to secure the same from injury by savages or other embracing coal-beds or coal- huiidBud and eighty-seven dollars and twenty-six dred and thirty-three dolar.
I -1 j-, I evil-disposed persons to the interruption of the public That where constituting any portions of the public domain, and I cents. I II For painting' the rin arud te cpitl
of War is authorized to direct fields, works at Racine, in fifteen hundred
5- S business,Secretary) "mines are excluded from the preemption I I For completing the light'houae go nd. ;:
S the commanders of the military districts or stations which, as hundred and forty-one, and which addition to former appropriations, twenty-one thousand and painting the: crypt and pag

r & 0 : : and other.officers, acting under authority of the under act past of eighteen legislation arc not liable to ordinary pri. I tree hundred and thirty-five dollars and twenty- under.the.rotundo'twthousnddol. of
the territories traversed by said tele. I pay expenses :
S j UD11edSt&te81n and be lawful for the Presidentto eight cents. incur
it may cotut
; -1, gr&phto,use any available command to vate entre such, tracks in euittble legal subdivisions,to be For the erection of a light-house on Point Peninsula, public building bench in supreme

F S protect the same. Subject to the'right of prior' use by i I cause sale, to the highest bidder, after pub- between Big and Little Bays de Noguct, in the Stateof room, two hundred and fourteen doJ
offered at
I th&governmentas aforesaid, said line or linen shall lic notice of not less than three months, at a minimum Michigan fifteen thousand dollars. For repair of navy-yar bdde,. tenty.five' tb.
beatafltthesopentothepnbilcandtoanyothertele.I Land Point, on the west side of and dollars
lands not beacon-light on
w: and For
JI dollars acre any
I S graph-'company.: the payment; of the regular price twenty of shall thereafter per bo liable to private Little Bay de Noguet, in the State of Michigan, five For.balance due the draughtsman for his erv2| i
charges for transmission of dispatches, and all diflpatcSes thus disposed thousand dollars. charge and,continuation of the series of maps

'I ; received shall be transmitted over said line entry at said it further enacted, That in any case For beacon-light at the mouth of Fox River, ., in the by resolution ot the fourth'May, eighteerir hundred eI a I
J And
I 2. I
'order of their reception at the tele SEC. thousand dollars. forty-eight: part .otthe fiscal year ending i
;: : aid toes in the have already founded, or may here- State of.Wisconsin, five H
in which parties
:i .t. pphlcomcei and the said dispatches shall after desire to found,a city or town on the public lauds, For removing and reconstructing becon [beacon] lighton teen hundred and sixty-two, fifteen' hundred Dq

be delivered to such, parties as may be. directed by the shall and may be lawful for them to cause Capen [Cape] llenlopen, Delaware, seventeen. thous- dollar thirty-eight cents. River si
the Potomac
--I .sender. recorder for the county in which and five hUt.dred dollars., For.repairs to the brldgeacrou
with the '
And'le 'TIM the better to to be tiled Arago State of I Little ; two hundred and fifty dollars.
8kC.4.. it JlI.rlhertnadtd, situated, a plat thereof, for not exceedingsix For erecting a on Cape Fall
of this act namely to promote the same dollars. To the of the Treasury to -
accomplish the object and acres describing its exterior Oregon, fifteen Scrty'
forty ,
I p and welfare, by facilitating:International aids navigation to facilitate,the en fort the State Depart2
additional to
I F the public interest boundaries according to the lines of the public surveys, For ,tmporay. Of '
L t ; and commercial intercpurse between the eastern, where such surveys have been executed ; also giving trance to Portland,Maine, by suitably marking Alden's of the clerk of ;second auditor "

; It ...... 4 and western continents in the construction of said tele of such city or town, and exhibiting the Rock and Bulwack Shoal, or otherwise, twenty thousand treasury as. acnOate' W ;
the name .
I keeping the same in working order, and to streets, squares, blocks, lots, and alleys, the size of the dollars. or so much thereof as may be found n Ces' building ten thousand < .
SSuwto at all times, but particularly
the government with measurements and area of each municipal 1 sary.i. .
I same, ,
In time of war, the use and benefits of the name for dip-


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