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Columbia, District of,

liens of mechanics in, iv. 2356.
corporations of Washington, Georgetown,

and Alexandria, prohibited from issuing

notes less than ten dollars, iv. 2408.
charters of certain banks extended, iv.

2421, 2461.
relief of the several corporate citics of, iv.

2437.
bridge over Potomac to be repaired, iv.

2519.
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, iv.

2552.
Commerce. See Foreign Intercourse, Naviga.

tion, Ships, Portugal, Colombia.
foreign, accurate statements of provided

for, iii. 1759.
obsolete, for protection of, against France,

i. 505, 508, 516, 522, 557, 558.
obsolete act, protection of, against Tripoli,

ii. 827.
do. against Barbary powers, ii. 941.
regulation of, with Martinique, and Guo-

daloupe, iv. 2111, 2311.
with Prussia, iv. 2134.
with Spain, iv. 2314, 2407.
with British Colonies, iii. 1677, 1800, 1893,

iv. 2211.

discriminating duties, iv. 2134.
Commissaries in Army.-See Army.

appointment and duties, ii. 1310, iii. 1575,

1672, 1810.

term of office, iii. 1790.
Commissioners

to take bail and affidavits, ï. 1214.
to take depositions, iii. 1622.

to swear appraisers, i. 365.
Commissioners of Loans.---Sec Debt, Public.

office abolished, iii. 1625.
duties of, transferred to bank of U. States,

jii. 1625.
bank of U. S. no longer to act as commis-

sioner of loans, iv. 2425.
Commissioners under Treaties,

treaty of Ghent, iii. 1819, iv. 2112.
Florida treaty, iii. 1914.
with Denmark, iv. 223).
with France, iv. 2311, 2418, 2556.
with the King of the two Sicilies, iv. 2363,

2371.

with Spain, iv. 2439.
Commissioners of Navy,

appointment and duties of, ii. 1496,

1515.
Commissioner of patents,

apppointment and dutice of, iv. 2504.

Commissioners of Pensions,

office of, iv. 2418, 2545.
Commissioners of Sinking Fund,

see Debt, Public.
Commissioner of Public Buildings,

compensation of, iü. 1853.
Commissioner of Revenue,

appointment and duties of, (obsolete,) ii.

1340, ii. 1655.
Commissions of Revenue Officers

to be sealed and recorded, iii. 1790.
Comptrollers in Departments,

reorganization and duties of, iii. 1631,

and see, i. 461.
Compensation and Salaries

of president, i. 53, 300.
of vice-president, i. 53, 300.
of secretarys of the departments, i. 48,

498, 686, i. 850, 910, 1075, 1235, iii.

1587, 1720.
of judges of supreme court, i. 52, iii.

1720.
of territorial judges, i. 48. ii. 1055, iv.

2107, 2195, 2241, 2431.
of district judges, i. 52, 389, 452, 820, il

858, 883, 1225, ii. 1645, 1731, 1774,
1828, iv. 2457, 2131, 2139, 2214, 2405,

2445.
of judges of District of Columbia, ii. 1196,

iii. 1704, 2090, iv. 2119.
post master general and assistants, i. 214,

329, ii. 686, 910, 1075, 1177, 1235, iji.

1720, 2067.
foreign ministers, i. 99, 789, ii. 1171.
attorney general, i. 52, 453, 686, ii. 850,

910, 1075, 1235, iii. 1587, 1720, iv.

2208.
governors of territories, i. 48, iv. 2401,

2431.
secretary of do. i. 48.
members of Congress, i. 51, 483, iii. 1538,

1618, 1657.
of president of senate pro tempore, ii.

1273.
clerks and officers of Congress, i. 51, 233,

773, ii. 866, 1007, 1427, 1511, iii. 1609,

1677, 1823, 1934, 2015, iv. 2213.
treasurer, comptrollers, auditors, registers,

&c. in departments, i. 48, 316, 686,
ii. 850, 910, 1075, 1235, iii. 1587,

1632.
clerks and accountants in departments, i.

48, 97, 197, 198, 258, 263, 432, 498,
556, 569, 686, ii. 910, 1023, iii. 1691,
1758, 2060, iv. 2191, 2208, 2419, 2434,
2435, 2310

Compensation and Salaries,

district attorneys, i. 67, 198, 258, 569, ii.

883, 1423, iii. 1796, 1936, 2090, iv.

2457, 2131, 2238, 2430, 2445.
clerks of courts, i. 198, 258, 570, i

883, 1075, 1225, 1423, 1519, iii. 1645
1665, 1731, 1709, 1796, 1828, 1936,

2034, iv. 2456, 2131, 2430, 2445.
of marshals, i. 198, 258, 569, ii. 883, 1075,

1225, 1423, 1519, iii, 1645, 1665, 1709,
1731, 1796, 1828, 1936, 2034, iv.
2159, 2160, 2193, 2411, 2457, 2131,

2445, 2430,
of paymaster general.-See Army, i. 753,

ii. 1418.
of consuls, i. 237.
of consuls to Barbary powers, ii. 1171.
of custom house officers,
obsolete acts, i. 149, 419, 433, 454, 543,

ii. 1583, 1632, 1854, 1856.
acts in force,'i. 664, to 668, 781, ii. 836,

868, 950, 1194, iii. 1952, iv. 2537,

2255, 2383.
in case of death, how divided, i. 668,

669.
of officers of revenue cutters, i. 419, 501,

668, iv. 2459.
of custom house appraisers, iii. 1888.
of commissioner of revenue, (obsolete,) i.

262, 316, 686, ii. 850.
of officers of internal revenue, (obsolete) i.
538.

See Duties, Internal.
of superintendants of arsenals, ii. 1600.
of commissioner of land office, ii. 1239.
of surveyors, receivers and registers of

public lands, i. 424, 788, 789, ii. 927,

932, iii. 1710.
of keepers of light houses, iv. 2124.
of solicitor of the treasury, iv. 2208.
of officers of the mint and its branches, iv.

2415, 2523, 2121.
of translator in state department, iv.

2434.
of disbursing agent in state department,

iv. 2434.
of surveyor generals, iv. 2435, 2534, 2258,

2272.
of clerks in the quarter master general's

office, iv. 2435.
of commissioner of patents, iv. 2504.
of commissioner of pensions, iv. 2418,

2545.
of judge of Orphan's Court of Alexandria

county, iv. 2119.

Compensation and Salaries

of members of legislatures of territories, iv.

2138, 2431.
of superintendants of roads, iv. 2166, 2170,

2337.
of warden and officers of penitentiary in

the District of Columbia, iv. 2172,

2230.
of marshals for taking fifth census, iv.

2182.
of commissioners of insolvency, iv. 2238.
of commissioners of Indian affairs, iv.

2305.
of commissioners of land claims, iv. 2306.
of commissioners, secretaries, &c. under

treaties, iv. 2312, 2440, 2543.
of superintendants of Indian affairs, iv.

2401.
of Indian agents, iv. 2401.
of officers attached to Indian department,

iv. 2403.
of officers in the navy, iv. 2411.
of officers in the post office department,

iv. 2475.
of secretary to sign patents, iv. 2499.
of officers in land office, iv. 2498.

of clerks in patent office, iv. 2505.
Concealment

of smuggled goods, i. 633, iii. 1926.
of treason, i. 83.
of felonies, i. 84.

of stolen goods, iii. 2001.
Confederacies

with pirates, i. 85.
Confederation,

articles of, iii. 2078.
Congress.-See Compensation.

oath of members, how taken, i. 1.
contested elections, evidence in, i. 485.
oaths administered by committees of, i.

499, iii. 1618.
removal of session in case of sickness, i.

323.
delegates of territories authorized, i. 828,

iii. 1627, 1719, iv. 2432.
special sessions of, i. 69, 177. 248, 341,

459, 475, 794, ii. 903, 993, 1093, 1109,
1127, 1175, 1298, 1350, 1418, iii. 1678,

1790.
assent of, to state acts. See under the

names of the states.
members not to engage in public con-

tracts, ii. 1091.
printing for, how contracted for, iii. 1756.
manner of executing printing of, iv. 2156.
election of printer of, iv. 2176.

Congress, fc.

annual reports of departments, &c. to be

laid before, iv. 2434.

apportionment of representation, iv. 2266.
Connecticut Reserve,

cession of, provided for, i. 771.
Conspiracies

to cast away ships, &c. iii. 2006.
Consolidation

of suits, provided for, ii. 1320.
Constables,

compensation of, for duties in courts, i.

259, 569.
Contested elections in Congress,

evidence how taken, i. 485.
Contracts, public,

by members of congress prohibited, ii.

1091.
Consuls and vice-consuls,

suits by and against foreign, i. 57.
foreign, to receive ship's papers, iii. 1626.
not to give up papers before clearance,

iii. 1627.
foreign powers of, ii. 1303.
American, powers and duties of, i. 235,

647, ii. 883, 1187, 1303.
ship's papers deposited with, ii. 884.
offences by, ii. 885, 886.
false certificates by, ii. 885.
at Algiers, ii. 1483.
with Barbary powers, ii. 1172.
bonds given by, i. 237.
powers over effects of persons deceased, i.

236.
discharge of seamen, i. 238, ii. 884.
relief of distressed seamen, i. 238, ii.

885.
to receive protests, &c. i. 236, 237, ii.

886.
in cases of wreck, i. 236.
fees of, i. 237, ii. 885, iii. 1889.
certificates of goods by, iii. 1885.
counterfeiting certificate of, iii. 1889.
certain charges allowed consul at London,

iv. 2421.
giving false certificate punishable, iv.

2414.
Contempts

to courts, punishable, i. 59, 60, iv. 2256.
in what cases, punishable summarily, iv.

2256.
in what cases punishable by indictment,

iv. 2256.
Contagious sickness,

removal of congress, i. 323.
adjournment of courts, i. 565.
removal of prisoners, i. 565.
of ports of entry, i. 565.

Copies

of public books, contracts, and papers,

when evidence, i. 464, iii. 1631.
Copy-right of Books,

regulations of, i. 94, ii. 866, iv. 2221.
jurisdiction of suits in equity, iii. 1719.
extended to 28 years, iv. 2221.
renewable in certain cases for 14 years,

iv. 2221.
infringement of, iv. 2292.
restricted to citizens, iv. 2223.
publication of manuscripts without con-

sent, iv. 2223.
limitation of actions, iv. 2224.
extension of existing copyrights, iv. 2224.
false entry of copy-right, iv. 2223.
deeds of transfer to be recorded, iv. 2393.

fees of clerks of courts, iv. 2393.
Corporal punishment

in army, abolished, ii. 1249.
Corporations

suable as garnishces by United States, iii.

1690.
Corruption

of blood, taken away, i. 88.
Correspondence

with enemy.-(See Army,) ii. 999.
with foreign governments, i. 558.

with pirates, i. 85.
Costs,

regulations of, i. 60, 61, 67.
on libels and seizures, ii. 1319.
on joint and several actions, ii. 1319.
on indictments and penal statutes, i.

259, 260, 571.
when allowed informers, i. 571.
vexatious, remedy for, ii. 1319.
double costs on writs of error, i. 61.
on suits on marshal's bonds, ii. 1006.
double, when allowed officers of customs,

i. 633.
Counsel

in civil causes, i. 67.
in criminal causes, i. 89.

in capital cases, i. 89.
Counterfeiting

public securities and documents, i. 86, iii.

1917, 2003, 2004.
current coin, ii. 1032, iii, 2005.
checks, notes, &c. orders, &c. of bank of

U. States, iii. 1557, 1558.
bank plates of bank of U. States, iii. 1558.
consular certificates of goods imported,

iii. 1889.
Courts of United States,
obsolete acts respecting, i. 233, 310, ii.

,829.

797,

Supreme Court,

organization of, i. 53, ii. 1047, iv. 2538.
quorum of, i. 55, ïi. 853, 854, iv. 2160.
adjournment of, 55, 565, iv. 2160.
precedence of judges, i. 53.
original jurisdiction of, i. 58.
appellate jurisdiction from circuit courts,
i. 59, ii. 905, 1047, iii. 1719.

on division of judges, ii. 856.
from district courts, i. 57, 452, ii.

883, iii. 1795, 2039.
from state courts, i. 61.
from courts of territories, iii. 1977,

2024.
from courts of District of Colum-

bia, iii. 1541.
assignment and allotment of judges to

circuits, i. 234, 310, ii. 855, 856, 905, iv.

2538.
removal of court in case of contagious

sickness, i. 565.
may issue writs of mandamus, prohibition,

&c. i. 59.
may make rules, &c. i. 60, 66, 312.
judges of, may issue writs of ne exeat and

injunction, i. 311, iii. 1793.
oath of judges of, i. 56.
appointment of clerk of, i. 56.
proceedings on error in, i. 61.
not to issue executions, i. 61.
reporter of decisions appointed, iii. 1639,

1803, 1913, 2046.
terms of, when and where holden, i. 53,

ii. 853, 854, iii. 2022.
Circuit Courts,

obsolete acts respecting, i. 54, 233, 310,

797, ii. 829, 1492, 1518, iii. 1649.
organization of, generally, ii. 853, 855,
905, 1077, iv. 2538.

in seventh circuit, ii. 1045, 1111.

in Maine, iji. 1771.
original jurisdiction, i. 57, 781, iii. 1531.

in cases of interest, or disability of

district judge, i. 260, ii. 1121,

iii. 1821.
in cases of patents and copy-

rights, ii. 1719.
in cases of injunctions on treasury

warrants of distress, iii. 1793.
in cases removed from state courts,

i. 57, 58, and see pages ii. 1492,

1518.
in cases of choses in action as-

signed, i. 57.
in cases of assigned debentures, i.

646.
of crimes within Indian bounda-

ries, ii. 842, iii. 1608, 1644.

Circuit Courts,

in suits removed from state courts,

i. 57, 58, and see pages ii. 1492,

1518, iii. 1649.
by officers of customs, (obsolete) ii.

1492, 1518, iii. 1649.
appellate jurisdiction, i. 57, ii. 905.

from district courts, i. 57, ii. 905.
from state courts, on suits brought

by United States for duties, fines,

&c. ii. 1530.
special jurisdiction, in Maine, i. 57.

in New Hampshire, i. 322.
in Vermont, ii. 862.
in Tennessee, ii. 1835.
in southern district of New York,

ii. 1410, iii. 1666, 1667.
in eastern district of Pennsylvania,

iii. 1708, 1709.
in Pennsylvania, under charter of,

bank of U. States, iii. 1559.
in cases of naturalization.-See

Naturalization.
in bankruptcy, (obsolete) i. 801.
in cases of appraisement, i. 364,

654.
in cases of pensioners, i. 304, 322.

-Sce Pensions.
adjournment of, i. 55, 339.
what writs they may issue, i. 59, iii. 1835.
special sessions for criminal cases, i. 55,

311.
terms and sessions of,

in Alabama, iv. 2539.
in Arkansas, iv. 2539.
in Connecticut, i. 59, 194, 234, 312, 466,

ii. 855, iii. 2022.
in Delaware, i. 54, 55, 466, ii. 855, iv.

2367, 2539.
in Georgia, i. 55, 164, 234, 466, ii. 856,

iii. 1576, 2022, iv. 2159.
in Kentucky, i. 822, ii. 829, 903,

1045, 1083, iii. 1939.
in Louisiana, iv. 2539.
in Maine, i. 821, ïi. 829, iii. 1771.
in Maryland, i. 54, 55, 466, ii. 855, iv.

2539, 2177.
in Massachusetts, i, 55, 199, 234, 312,

466, 821, ii. 829, 855, 1218.
in Mississippi, iv. 2539.
in Missouri, iv. 2539.
in New Hampshire, i. 55, 199, 234, 312,

466, 821, ii. 829, 855, 1218.
in New Jersey, i. 54, 55, 466, ii. 855.
in New York, i. 55, 199, 234, 312, 466,

ii. 855, iii. 1985, 2022, iv. 2539, 2260,
in North Carolina, i. 97, 233, 312, 413,

466, 475, ii. 855, 988, 1037.

Circuit Court,

in Ohio, ii. 1045, 1083, iii. 1761, 1939,

2035, iv. 2193.
in Pennsylvania, i. 55, 420, 466, 714,

ii. 855, iv. 2539.
in Rhode Island, i. 99, 199, 312, 433,

466, 821, ii. 829, 855, 1218.
in South Carolina, i. 55, 164, 466, ii.

856, iii. 1576, 1949, 2008, 2022. iv.

2163.
in Tennessee, ii. 1045, 1083, 1217, iv.

2218.
in Vermont, i. 176, 312, 433, 466, ii.

855, iii. 1538.
in Virginia, i. 55, 199, 234, 466, ii. 855,

iv, 2539.
District Courts,

acts obsolete, i. 797, ii. 829.
organization of, generally, i. 53, 54, ii.

829, iv. 2540.
in Kentucky, i. 57, 58, 366.
in Maine, i. 57, 58.
in Tennessce, i. 452, 562, ii. 1046,
1835.

two districts in, ii. 860.
in Ohio, ii. 883.
in Louisiana, ii. 1225, iii. 1971, iv.
2540, 2228, 2256.

two districts in, iii. 1920.
in New York, two districts, ii. 1240,

1409, 1519, iii. 1535, 1646, 1655, iv.

2540, 2213, 2228.
in Indiana, iii. 1645, iv. 2540, 2228.
in Mississippi, iii. 1665, iv. 2540, 2228.
in Pennsylvania, two districts, iii. 1708,

1717, 1957, iv. 2540, 2228.
in Virginia, two districts, iii. 1718,

1956, iv. 2540.
in Illinois, iii. 1731, iv. 2540, 2228.
in Alabama, iii. 1773.

two districts, iii. 1936, iv,

2540, 2219.
in South Carolina, two districts, iii.

1878.
in Missouri, iii. 1828, iv. 2540, 2228.
in Arkansas, iv. 2540, 2534.

in Michigan, iv. 2457.
jurisdiction and powers, i. 56, 353, 781, ii.

1403, 1531, iii. 1564, 1696, 1793, 1931.
adjournment of, i. 55, ii. 941.
in case of pensions.-See Pensions.
in cases of debentures, i. 646.
in cases of naturalization. See Natural-

ization.
in cases of bankruptcy, i. 733, ii. 858.
in cases of injunctions, ii. 1043, ïïi.

1793.

District Court,

of injunctions to treasury warrants, iii.

1793.
in cases of piracy, iii. 1931.
in cases of captures, i. 353, iii. 1564,

1696.
in cases of prize proceeds, iii. 1564.
removal in cases of contagious sickness,

i. 565.
respecting summons of grand juries, ii.

862, iii. 2036.
special juries in, ii. 862, iii. 1971. .
special sessions and terms by, i. 54, 311.

iii. 1956.
removal of causes in case of interest or

disability of district judges, i. 260, ii.

1121, iii. 1821.
judges, district, to issue injunctions, ii.
1043, iii. 1793.

to reside in their districts, ii. 1282.

not to practice as attorneys, ii. 1282.
judge of western district of Virginia to

hold court for western district of Penn-

sylvania, iii. 2033.
terms and sessions of
in Alabama, iii. 1773, 1805, 1836, 1936,

2038, 2056, iv. 2219.
in Connecticut, i. 54, ii. 1211.
in Delaware, i. 54, iv. 2367.

in Georgia, i. 54, 365, ii. 859.
in Illinois, iii. 1731, 1939, iv. 2219,

2308.
in Indiana, iii. 1645, iv. 2265.
in Kentucky, i. 54, 366, 466, č.988, 1047,

1111, iii. 1897, 1938.
in Louisiana, i. 1225, iii. 1920, 2008, iv.

2266, 2408.
in Maine, i. 54, 234, 861, ii. 1203, 1314,

iii. 1665.
in Maryland, i. 54.
in Massachusetts, i. 54, 365, ii. 1307.
in Mississippi, iii. 1664, 1806, iv. 2193,

2414.
in Missouri, iii. 1825, 1940.
in New Hampshire, i. 54.
in New Jersey, i. 54, 822, ii. 829, iii.

1824.
in New York, i. 54, ii. 1307, üi. 1646,

1663, 1813, 1985, 2015.
in North Carolina, i. 97, 235, 365, 466,

732, 822, ii. 829, 857, 1037, 1210, iii.

2035, iv. 2104.
in Ohio, ii. 883, 1047, 1138, iii. 1761, 1939,

2035.
in Pennsylvania, i. 54, 164, 365, 375, iii.

1708, 1795, 2017.

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