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RECENT TREATIES, POSTAL CONVENTIONS, AND EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATIONS.

EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF
AN ACT OF CONGRESS, AND UNDER THE DIRECTION

OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

VOL. XXI.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

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LIST

OF

THE PUBLIC ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS

OF CONGRESS

CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME.

ACTS OF THE FORTY-SIXTI CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

STATUTE 1.-1879.

Page. Refrigerating ship. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury tu contract for the purchase

or construction of a refrigerating ship for tho disinfection of vessels and cargoes, and for other purposes. April 18, 1879 ..

1 National Bank of Commerce of Cincinnati. An act changing the name of the National Bank of Com

merce of Cincinnati, Obio, to the National Lafayette and Bank of Commerce of Cincinnati, Ohio. April 29, 1879...

1 Congressional expenses appropriations. An act to provide for certain expenses of the present session of Congress, and for other purposes. May 10, 1879

2 United States ship Alarm. An act providing for a new propeller for the United States ship Alarm. May 12, 1879

3 Navy enlistments. An act to amend sections fourteen hundred and seventeen, fourteen hundred and

eighteen, fourteen hundred and nineteen, fourteen hundred and twenty, and sixteen hundred and twenty-four of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to the Navy. May

12, 1879 South Pass jetties. An act making appropriations for constructing jetties and other works at South Pass, Mississippi River. May 13, 1879

4 Library of Congress. An act to authorize the employment of three additional assistants in the Library of Congress. May 14, 1879

4 Conspiracies to defraud the United States. An act to amend section fifty-four hundred and forty of the Revised Statutes. May 17, 1879

4 Steamboat Alexis. An act to provide for the change of the name of the steamboat Alexis. May 29, 1879

5 Contagious diseases. An act to prevent the introduction of contagious or infectious diseases into the

United States. June 2, 1879..
Subsidiary coins. An act to provide for the exchange of subsidiary coins for lawful money of the

United States under certain circumstances, and to make such coins a legal tender in all sums
not exceeding ten dollars, and for other purposes. June 9, 1879

7 Entomological Commission. An act in relation to the accounts of the United States Entomological Commission. June 9, 1879.

8 Colonel Robert McCook. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to furnish condemned ord

nance for the monument of Colonel Robert L. McCook, Ninth Ohio Volunteers, in Washington Park, in the city of Cincinnati, Ohio. June 9, 1879.

8 Great Kanawha and Kentucky Rivers. An act to amend an act entitled “An act making appropria

tions for the construction, repair, preservation, and completion of certain works on rivers and
harbors, and for other purposes", approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine.

June 10, 1879..
District of Columbia water service. An act to confer upon the Commissioners of the District of Co-

lumbia certain powers, duties, and limitations contained in chapter eight (Water Service) of
the Revised Statutes of the United States relating to the District of Columbia, and for other
purposes. June 10, 1879..

9 District of Columbia five per cent, bonds. An act authorizing the Commissioners of the District of Co

lumbia to issue twenty year five per cent, bonds of the District of Columbia to redeem certain funded indebtedness of said District. June 10, 1879.

9 Texas judicial districts. An act to amend an act approved February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred

and seventy-nine, entitled “An act to create the northern judicial district of the State of Texas, and to change the eastern and western judicial districts of said State, and to fix the time and places of holding courts in said districts.” June 11, 1879

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