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PASSENGERS ON BOARD OF STEAM VESSELS.

Persons engaged on boats where lives are lost guilty of manslaughter.......... 42
Punishment therefor.........

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What shall be evidence to charge the defendant in certain cases of accident...

Discontinuance of proceedings for violation of certain provisions of preceding

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Act of Congress of March 3, 1843..........................

Vessels propelled by steam to be provided with additional steering apparatus. 43
Vessels provided with such steering apparatus may use hemp tiller ropes...... 43
Amount of rope permitted to be used......

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Freight vessels propelled by sails and Errickson's propellers not required to
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Evidence upon which such proceedings are to be discontinued.................

Experimental trials of inventions to ensure safety of steam boilers authorized 44
Duties of examiners appointed to conduct such trials.......

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Act of Congress of August 30, 1852........

No license to be issued to vessel until the provisions of this act is complied
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Penalty for navigation without such compliance.

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Precautions against fire..........

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Variation from precautions in certain cases...

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Provision as to number of pumps and length of hose to be on board............ 46
Provision as to life boats, &c...........

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Provision as to steamers navigating rivers only.........

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Provision as to life preservers, float axes and buckets....
Means of access to upper deck...........

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Provision as to carrying certain dangerous articles.......
Penalty in case of violation in that respect.......

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Provision for the appointment of two inspectors in certain collection districts 48
Two inspectors to consist of an inspector of hulls and an inspector of boilers 48
Secretary of the Treasury to approve the appointment of inspectors........
Inspection to be made once a year, and mode of..........

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One safety valve may be taken from the control of the navigator.....................
Proviso as to fusible plugs.

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Provision as to hydrostatic pressure of high pressure boilers.......
Provision as to like test of low pressure boilers......
Boilers not to be worked beyond the pressure allowed.
Defects in other respects to prevent approval.........................

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Form of certificate of inspectors to be sworn to by them......
Reasons for refusal to certify to be given in writing......

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Provision for licenses to carry certain dangerous articles......
Revocation of license provided for............................

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Record of such certificates and licenses to be kept...................................
Originals of such licenses and certificates to be delivered to collector....
Record of licenses to pilots and engineers to be recorded as well as revocals

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Classification of pilots and engineers provided for........

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PASSENGERS ON BOARD OF STEAM VESSELS.

Examination of applicants for license as pilots or engineers provided for...... 53
Duration of license to be one year........

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Appeal in case of refusal to license to supervising inspector........
Appeal in like manner in similar cases relative to steamboats and boilers...... 54
Employment of unlicensed pilots or engineers forbidden except in cases of

necessity..

Provision for other than annual inspection.......

Repairs may be ordered by inspector in cases of omission to comply with law. 55
Appeal from order of inspector for repairs provided for

Masters and owners responsible for damages for neglect to comply with such
order........

Repairs, where to be made.................

Cases where doings of one board may be modified by another..
Persons rejected by one board not to be licensed by another.....
Inspection of steamboats where there is no local board............
Former defects to be remedied, before new inspection is to be made.
Permit to go to another district for repairs.......

Compulsion of attendance of witnesses and their examination on oath........
Payment of witnesses.......

Report of board of inspectors.......

Mates and licensed pilots and engineers to assist said board and inform them,
when necessary on penalty of revocation of their licenses.......

Provision as to number of passengers, detention on passage and accommoda-
tions.......

Liability of owners and vessels to refund passage money in certain cases...............
Liability of vessel released on certrin conditions.....

Penalty for obstructing or deranging the mode of ascertaining the pressure of

steam......

Penalty for allowing the water to fall below a certain line.........

Boilers to be made of stamped materials.......

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Inspectors to examine and require certain qualities of boiler plates.......

Boiler plates to be stamped...........

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Penalty for usury or making boilers of unstamped material.......

Penalty for fraud as to stamps, or using the stamp of another to defraud..... 58
Nine supervising inspectors to be appointed, and their qualifications............................
To meet as a board yearly and may establish rules and assign limits......

Pay and expenses of said inspectors..............
Duties of supervising inspectors.......

Their reasonable inquiries to be answered and information given them.......
Duties relative to prosecuting persons failing to comply with this act....
Report as to neglect of local board and removal of delinquent......

Duties as to supervising the local board.......

Provision where there is no local board or where it is inconvenient to resort to it.
No inspector to act where he is interested-inspection to be void if he does..... 60
Each collector except collector of San Francisco to report the licenses granted 60
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Collectors, inspectors, &c., to enforce law, or lose office and pay a fine......... 60
Penalty in case of neglect of collectors, &c., to do their duty........
Collectors to retain certificates of inspection and give out two certified copies.
One copy to be kept posted in a conspicuous place in the steamboat........
Penalty in cases of violation of certain provisions of law.........

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Penalty on inspector for giving false certificate......

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Penalty on master for navigating a vessel not conforming with certificate...... 61
Liability for not stopping steamers when navigation is dangerous....
Rules for passing to be adopted and kept posted in each steamer.

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Penalty for neglecting to observe such rules.........

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Inspectors to keep a record of their doings and report the same semi-annually 63

Compensation of the district inspectors......

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Instruments of examination to be provided....

Record of passengers to be kept daily and open to inspectors.....

Lien on vessel for penalty in case of neglect..........

Liability of owners for damages to passengers or their baggage...
Fees for inspectors' certificates and for licenses...

License fees-how to be paid..........

Bond may be given for satisfaction of penalty...

Two copies of act to be kept on board of steamboats..

Penalty on inspectors for receiving anything but legal fees......
Oath of pilots and engineers.......

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Secretary of the treasury to elicit certain information by interrogatives.......................
Mode of recovery of penalties........
Exceptions to application of act.....
Mode of inspection of ocean mail steamers.
Date of effect of act........

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PASSPORTS, Regulations for...........

Grounds upon which they are granted......

Merit and advantage of them......

Form of........

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Who signed by.............................

Rules to be observed by persons making application......
Proof upon which they are granted to native citizens........
Proof upon which they are granted to naturalized citizens..
Inconvenience of obtaining passports abroad.....................
Insufficiency of passports from judicial, municipal or State authorities.....
In Great Britain no passport necessary..
Additional requirements where citizens visit Spanish West Indies.................
Children under age when parents are naturalized, advice to.........
PAUPERS.-See Passengers.
PENNSYLVANIA, Law of, passed April 8, 1785, relative to indenturing de-

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faulting passengers, &c............
Law of, passed March 27th, 1789, against importing foreign convicts............ 145

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PENNSYLVANIA.

Law of, passed March 19th, 1810, concerning the education of German re-
demptioners.......

Law of, passed February 7th, 1818, relative to the importation of German and

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other passengers.............
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Resolution of, passed 25th February, 1818, note on, relative to last recited act 152
Act of, passed June 13th, 1836, relative to the support and employment of
the poor...........
Act of, passed April 15th, 1851, against landing foreign convicts............................... 153
Qualifications necessary to exercise the right of suffrage in........
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PRESIDENTIAL CONTEST, Note relative to fourth, between Burr and Jefferson 246
PRUSSIA, Extradition treaty with, of June 16th, 1852...............

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Abstract from the laws of Prussia on emigration and military service.......... 302

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REDEMPTIONERS, Law of Pennsylvania of 19th of March, 1810, relative to
German redemptioners........

Education provided for minors amongst....

RESOLUTIONS, of Virginia of 1798.............

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Qualifications necessary to exercise the right of suffrage in...
Answer of, to Virginia resolutions of 1798.....

Of Kentucky of 1798 and 1799...............

Of Congress of July 7, 1786, asking revision of act of cession................
Of Congress, October 10, 1787...
Of Congress, April 23, 1784.........
RHODE ISLAND, Statutes of, relative to the relief, employment and removal of
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SCHAUMBURG LIPPE, Accession of, to Prussian extradition treaty, July 26,
1854...........

Qualification of voters in Maine........

Qualification of voters in New Hampshire.........
Qualification of voters in Vermont.....
Qualification of voters in Massachusetts..
Qualification of voters in Rhode Island..
Qualification of voters in Connecticut......
Qualification of voters in New York...
Qualification of voters in New Jersey.
Qualification of voters in Pennsylvania..
Qualification of voters in Delaware..
Qualification of voters in Maryland

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Qualifications necessary to exercise the right of suffrage in.........................
STORY, JUDGE, Comments of, on the naturalization clause in the Constitution 12
SUFFRAGE, RIGHT OF.

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SUFFRAGE, RIGHT OF.

Qualification of voters in Virginia...........
Qualification of voters in North Carolina.......
Qualification of voters in South Carolina.....
Qualification of voters in Georgia.........
Qualification of voters in Florida....
Qualification of voters in Alabama..
Qualification of voters in Mississippi..
Qualification of voters in Louisiana..
Qualification of voters in Tennessee..

Qualification of voters in Kentucky..
Qualification of voters in Ohio.....
Qualification of voters in Indiana..
Qualification of voters in Illinois..
Qualification of voters in Michigan...
Qualification of voters in Missouri...

Qualification of voters in Arkansas....
Qualification of voters in Iowa.........
Qualification of voters in Wisconsin.....
Qualification of voters in Texas.........
Qualification of voters in California......
Qualification of voters in Oregon........
Qualification of voters in New Mexico......

Qualification of voters in Utah...

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Qualification of voters in Minnesota...

Qualification of voters in Nebraska and Kansas..

Qualification of voters in Washington......

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SWISS CONFEDERATION, Extradition treaty with, of November 9, 1855..... 214

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TENNESSEE, Qualifications necessary to exercise the right of suffrage therein. 178
TEXAS, Act of, passed February 11, 1850, relative to foreign passengers......... 156
Qualifications necessary to exercise the right of suffrage therein.......................

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UTAH TERRITORY, Qualifications necessary to exercise the right of suffrage in. 189
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VERMONT, Statutes of, relative to importing foreign paupers...
Qualifications necessary to exercise suffrage in..................
Reply of, to Virginia resolutions of 1798.......

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VIRGINIA, Code of, relative to importing foreign convicts...
Qualifications necessary to exercise right of suffrage in...
Resolutions of, in 1798............

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Address to people accompanying said resolutions....

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Reply of the State of Delaware to said resolutions, February 1, 1799........... 269
Reply of the State of Rhode Island thereto, February, 1799...
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