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which passed both branches of the legislature of Maryland at their Decemcer session, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven.

Given under our hands, at the city of Annapolis, this third day of March, eighteen hundred and twenty eight.

WILLIAM H. MARRIOT, President of the Senate of Maryland.

J. G. CHAPMAN,
Speaker of the House of Delegates.

GENERAL INDEX

TO THIS AND T H E PREC ED IN G W O L U M E S.

The Roman numerals refer to the volume; the figures to the page.

Abatement of suits and process,
judgments in, not matter of error, i. 61.
in cases of death of parties, i. 64.
proceedings on death of parties, i. 64.
matters in, amendable, i. 66.
Abduction,
of free negroes, in D. of Columbia, iv.2235.
Accessories to offences.—See Post Office.
before the fact, i. 85, iii. 1993.
after the fact, i. 84, 87, iii. 1998.
in post office offences, iii. 1985, 1993,
1998.
Accounts, public, regulation and settlement of,
between the states and U.States, i. 31, 158,
341, 375, 561, iv. 2518.
between U. States and private persons
generally, i. 408,464, ii. 1122, 1309, iii.
1630, 1659, 1690, 1722, 1776, 1791,
1853, 1856, 1876, 1917, iv. 2103,
2436.
of officers of customs, iii. 1856.
of officers of mint, i. 228, iv. 2415, 2522.
of receivers of public money, ii. 1123,
1309.
of post masters, iii. 1985, 1995, 1996, iv.
2464.
of marshals, district attorneys, and clerks
in prize causes, iii. 1560, 1565.
in what moneys kept, i. 232, iv. 2445,
2502.

Accounts, public, regulation and settlement of,
of public debtors and agents, i. 464, ii.
1122, 1308, iii. 1630, 1791, 1876, 1916,
1917.
to be settled at treasury, iii. 1630.
revolutionary, time limited for present-
ment of, i. 226, 525.
of navy pension fund, i. 677, 770, ii. 943,
iii. 1564, 1565, iv. 2385, 2542.
of army and navy agents, ii. 1122, 1308,
iv.2170,2419, 2503, 2308, 2309.
Accountant in Departments,
office abolished, iii. 1630.
Acts of State Legislatures,
how authenticated, i. 93, ii. 947.
of territories, how authenticated, i. 93, ii.
947, 948. - -
of courts and judicial proceedings, how
authenticated, i. 93, ii. 947.
Adams, John,
privilege of franking to, i. 825.
Adjournment of Courts,
of supreme court for want of a quorum, i.
55, iv. 2160.
of circuit courts for want of a quorum, i.
55, 339.
of district courts for inability of judge, i.
55, ii. 941.
in case of contagious sickness, i. 565.

Adjutant General—See Army.
of militia.-See Militia.
clerks in his office, iv. 2435.
Administration
by consuls of effects of citizens dying
abroad, i. 236.
Administrators and Executors,
how made parties to suits, i. 65.
entry of goods by, iii. 1886.
Admiralty Causes,
jurisdiction of district courts, i. 56.
trials in, how, i. 57.
seizures, what within, i. 56.
appeals in, to circuit court, i. 60, ii. 905.
to supreme court, i. 57,60, ii. 905.
in case of capture, i. 56, 353, iii. 1606.
in cases of prize and prize accounts, iii.
1564, 1565.
judges may take bail and do other acts in
vacation, iv. 2262.
Advance of public money,
prohibited except in special cases, iii.

1876.
Ad valorem Duties.—Sce Duties.
Affidavits.-See Depositions.

taken by clerk of court, i. 260.
taken by commissioners, ii. 1214, iii.
1622.
Affirmations, -
in what cases allowed instead of oaths, i.
269, 285, 499, 506, 658, iii. 1618, 1736,
1778, 1917.
at custom house, i. 658.
perjury in, i. 87, 281,298, 499, 506, 653,
iii. 1618, 1736, 1779, 1917.
Agents, Public.—See Accounts.
accounts, how settled, i.468, ii. 1122, 1309,
iii. 1630, 1659, 1722, 1776, 1853, 1856,
1876, 1917, iv. 2103, 2436.
in army and navy to give bonds, ii. 833,
1123.
of treasury, appointment and duties, iii.
1791. -
to superintend suits, iii. 1791.
Indian.-See Indians.
military, appointment and duties, ii. 830,
833, iv. 2503.
Alabama, Territory of,
establishment and government of, iii. 1634,
1669,1712.
Alabama, State of,
establishment of, iii. 1724.
district court in, iii. 1773.
admission into the Union, iii. 1804.
representation in Congress, iii. 173, iv.
2135.
claims to land in-Sce Lands, Public.

Alabama, State of,
acts of, assented, iii. 1940.
sale of school lands in, iii. 2065.
grant of lands to, iv. 2130, 2226, 2332,
2360,2140.
marshal for northern district, iv. 2193.
no account of three per cent. of lands re-
quired, iv. 2.193.
term of D.C. for northern districtextended.
iv. 2219.
line between Alabama and Florida, iv.
2246.
part of southern added to northern district,
iv. 2261.
land districts established in, iv. 2297,
2309.
compact between Alabama and Missis-
sippi, iv. 2502.
Ale,
importation of, regulated, i. 660.
Algerines,
act to protect commerce against, ii. 1513.
Aliens.—See Naturalization.
suit by and against, i. 56, 57.
owners of ships, ii. 946.
Alien Enemies,
removal and restraint of, i. 521, ii. 1275.
Allotment of Circuits by Judges -
of supreme court, ii. 856, iv. 2540.
Altering Public Documents.-See Forge-

Ambassadors.--Sce Ministers, Public,
suits by and against, i. 59.
writs against, illegal, i. 88.
assault, &c. on, punished, i. 89.
Apothecary General and Assistants
appointment and duties, iii. 1779, 1790.
See Army.
Amendinent by Courts,
of process and pleadings, i. 66.
Annual Reports—Sec Departments.
Apparel and Baggage
exempt from duties, i. 612, iii. 1927.
Appeals,
from district to circuit court, i. 57, 60, ii.
905, 1046, iv. 2540.
from district courts to supreme court, i.
57,452, ii. 883, iii. 1795, 2030.
from circuit courts to supreme court, i.
59, iii. 1719.
from northern district of New York to
supreme court, iii. 2038.
from western district of Pennsylvania to
supreme court, iii. 1795.
from treasury distress warrant, iii. 1791.
1793.

Appeals,
from courts of District of Columbia, iii.
1541.
from territorial courts to supreme court, iii.
1954, iv. 2107.
when new evidence admitted on appeals, ii.
905.
Appraisers of Imported Goods,
general, appointment and dutics of, iii.
1679, 1887.
where ad valorem duty, appraisement to
be made by whom and how, iv. 2116,
2201, 2323.
secretary of treasury to establish rules of
appraisement, iv. 2118, 2325.
reappraisement when, iv. 2201.
rule as to average value, iv. 2201, 2325.
appeal to the collector, iv. 2201.
power of appraisers, iv. 2324,
ad valorem duties, how estimated, iv.
2326.
duties to be assessed on value of goods
at port of entry, iv. 2330.
in cases of damaged goods, i. 618, iii.
1683, 1889.
of goods, &c. seized, i. 365,654.
of goods taken in execution, i. 312.
Appropriations,
gencral clause in case of arrears, iii.
2001.
Arbitrators,
in patent cases, i. 303.
Arkansas,
territory of—See Lands, Public, ii. 1252,
iii. 1603.
establishment and government of, iii. 1728,
1774.
western boundary fixed, iii. 1951.
seminary of learning in, iii. 2063, iv.
2358.
road in, iii. 2071.
additional judge of superior court to be
appointed, iv. 2106.
counties to be organized into four judicial
districts, iv. 2106.
judges to hold two terms of the superior
court annually, iv. 2107.
judges to nominate, and governor to
commission a clerk, iv. 2107.
removal of suits from district to superior
court, iv. 2107.
line between Arkansas and Louisiana, iv.
2119.
compensation of governor, members of
legislature, &c. iv. 2138.

Arkansas,
election of officers, iv. 2161,2195.
terms of service, duties, &c. of officers, to
be prescribed by the legislature, iv.
2161.
mode of making laws in, iv. 2161.
power of superior court extended, iv.
2193,2241.
selection of school lands in, iv. 2210.
grant of land for erection of public build-
ings, iv. 2240, 2304, 2453.
governor authorized to lease salt springs,
iv. 2264.
qualification of voters, iv. 2270.
surveyor of public lands in, created, iv.
2272.
grant of land for erection of court-house
and gaol, iv. 2272,2365.
governor authorised to sell lands reserved
for seminary of learning, iv. 3358.
State of,
received into the Union, iv. 2444, 2452.
provisions for the execution of the laws of
the U. S. therein, iv. 2444.
propositions offered to, in relation to lands,
salt springs, &c. iv. 2452.
jurisdiction of district court extended, iv.
2534.
Arms,
lost in service of U. S. payment for, iv.
2336,2391.
Arms and Amunition, -
temporary nonexportation of, i. 339, 469,
494.
supply to militia, i. 521, ii. 1093,iii. 1597.
Armed Merchant Ships,
regulations of, ii. 980, iii. 1697.
captures by, iii. 1738.
Army, Organization and Establishment,
acts obsolete, i. 69,90, 204, 221, 227, 261,
336, 360, 361, 396, 442, 459, 497, 501,
513, 681, 706, 707, 718, 753, 794, ii.
887, 940, 1219, 1248, 1265, 1281,
1284, 1288, 1294, 1297, 1311, 1316,
1335, 1341, 1373, 1395, 1401, 1418,
1433.
provisional and temporary, i. 501, 513, ii.
T04A, 1088, 1205, 1206, 1210, 1218,
1226, 1278.
acts for regulation of, i. 261, 707, ii. 830.
1123, 1248, 1275, 1308, 1401, 1497, iii.
1706, 1777, 1809, 1874.
peace establishment (present), ii. 830,940,
108S, 1401, iii. 1574, 1671, 1672, 1706,
1809, 1852.

Army,
rules and articles for government of, ii.
992, iv. 2209.
Scott's general, regulations for, iii. 1811,
1852.
assignment of pay in, void, i. 262.
exemptions from arrest for debts, i. 709,
ii. 835.
pay and rations of 69, 91, 205, 222, 336,
ii. 1248, 1275, 1311, i. 361, 831, 679, ii.
1089, 1207, 1241, 1948, 1275, 1311,
1402, 1418, iii. 1574, 1671, 1706, 1800,
2057, iv. 23.46.
pay of brevet officers, iii. 1672.
forage of officers, ii. 1335, iii. 1576, 1671.
pay on fatigue duty, iii. 1722.
staff in, i. 679, ii. 1311, iii. 1574, 1671.
engineer's and artillerists' department—
obsolete acts, i. 336, 497, ii. 887.
acts in force, ii. 830, 835, 1000, 1241, iii.
1809, 1616.
ordnance department in, ii. 1246, 1403,
1497, iii. 1576, 1810, iv. 2263.
quarter-master's department—
obsolete regulations, ii. 1209, iii. 1574.
regulations in force, iii. 1671, 1810, 2034.
commissary department, iii. 1575, 1672,
1790, 1810, iv. 2170,2419.
medical department, i. 678, ii. 830, iii. 1779,
1810, iv. 2298, 2385.
pensions to invalids and widows—See
Pensions.
to suppress insurrections, and enforce
laws, i. 354, ii. 1062, 1494, iii. 1696. iv.
2342.
adjustment of arrears of pay, iii. 1706.
mode of supply, iv. 2170, 2419.
deserters in time of peace, how punished,
iv. 2211, 2347.
number and pay of surgeons and assis-
tant surgeons increased, iv. 2298, 2385.
term of enlistment and pay, iv. 2346.
defence of frontiers provided for, iv.2348.
pay of volunteer and militia corps in the
service, iv. 2424.
President may accept service of volunteers
and raise additional regiment of mount-
ed dragoons, iv. 2437.
additional paymasters to be appointed, iv.
2503.
Arraignment
of offenders, i. 89, iii. 2002, iv. 2417.
Arrears.-see Accounts, Public, iii. 2001.
of pay to officers in late war, settled,
iii. 1706.
Arrest,
exemption of soldiers from, i. 708, ii. 835.
by civil process, in what districts, i. 57.

Arrest,
removal of persons from one district to
another, i. 66.
in criminal cases, i. 66.
bail, when admitted on, i. 66.
exemption of seamen and marines from,
in public service, i. 543.
exemption of artificers in public service
from, i. 777.
Arsenals and Armories,
establishment and regulation of, i. 321,
500, 776, ii. 1498, 1499.
on western waters, ii. 902.
in Georgia, iii. 2031.
at St. Louis (Missouri,) iii. 2032.
at Augusta, (Maine), iii. 2069.
on Mobile or Pensacola Bay, iv. 2140.
Arson,
in forts, navy yards, &c. iii. 1999.
in the District of Columbia, iv. 2233.
Artificers,
corps of established (obsolete), ii. 1130.
in public service, offences of, i. 776, 777.
enticement of, i. 776, 777.
Assaults,
felonious, iii. 2006.
on ambassadors, i. 89.
on mail carriers, iii. 1992.
in District of Columbia, iv.2233.
Assays,
annual, of foreign coins, iii. 1924, iv.
2373,2377–See Mint.
Assessment - -
of damages by courts, i. 62.
Assignees of Choses in Actions,
in what cases may sue in courts of United
States, i. 57.
in cases of insolvency, priority to U.
States, i. 465, 630.
Attachment
of goods, i. 62.
of garnishees, iii. 1690.
Attacks,
piratical, iii. 1738, 2000.
Attorney General,
appointment and duties, i. 67, iv. 2208.
compensation of, i. 52,453, ii. 886, 850,
- 910, 1075, iii. 1720, iv. 2208.
Attorneys, District,
appointment and duties, i. 67, ii. 858, iii.
1564, 1793.
in territories, ii. 1299.
compensation of generally, i. 68, 198,569,
ii. 1423, iii. 1936.
to render accounts of prizes, iii. 1564.
to render accounts of suits, iii. 1793.
term of office limited, iii. 1790.

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