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Piracy and piratical misdemeanors, p.
Offences on waters within the admiralty
jurisdiction, p. 742.
Offences on board American ship within a
foreign jurisdiction, punishable as if
committed on the high seas, art. 2657.
Offences on land within jurisdiction of
United States, p. 746.
Offences against the persons of indivi-
duals, p. 747.
Conspiracy to destroy vessels, with
intent to injure underwriters, or
lender on bottomry and responden-
tia, &c. 2668.
Offences by, and against Indians, (see
OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, p. 749.
Arrest and Bail, p. 749.
Indictment and trial.-Person stand-
ing mute, or refusing to plead,
challenging peremptorily above cer-
tain number of the jury, to be tried
as if pleading not guilty, p. 753.
Provisions relative to jury in criminal
cases, p. 752.
CRIERS OF COURTS, art. 619.
OF UNITED STATES. (See
CUSTOMS. (See Duties, Revenue.)
DAMAGES, on affirmance of judgment by
supreme court, art. 649.
on writ of error issued for delay, p.
United States court may assess-
when, 179, note.
judgment for, entered by court,
DEATH, punishment of, how inflicted,
2684. (See Criminal Code.)
DEBENTURES. (See Revenue.)
DEBTS, contracted by United States, va-
lid under Constitution, 2.
DEBTORS OF UNITED STATES, proceed-
ings against, p. 58. Comptroller
may notify, to account-suits to be
instituted, when, art. 279.
notice to, how served, 280. Accounts
rendered by, pursuant to notice,
how settled, 281, 282, 283.
Certain receivers of public money may
be compelled to account by distress,
284. Marshal to execute warrant,
Proceedings against surety of debtor,
Amount due from, a lien on lands, &c.
Lands of debtor and surety may be
sold, &c. 288.
Sureties of, not liable to summary pro-
Disbursing officers liable to summary
process, 290. Aggrieved by war-
rant, may apply to district judge,
DEBTORS OF UNITED STATES.—Continued.
291. May appeal from decision of
Remedies against, reserved to U. S. 293.
On solvency of, priority of payment to
U. S. 294.
Suits against, to be instituted by
In suits against, garnishee may be
Transcripts from treasury, evidence
Judgment against, at return term-
Credits for, what admitted, 301.
Judgments and executions against, to
be reported, 303.
Other remedies against, reserved to
U. S. 304.
Debtors to post-office may be dis-
charged from imprisonment, when,
DECEDENTS, abroad, consul to take
charge of effects of, art. 460.
DECLARATION of intention to become ci-
tizens, by aliens. (See Naturaliza-
DELAWARE, STATE OF, representatives
circuit court of, 510. District court
collection district in, p. 524.
DELEGATE in congress from territories,
when elected, and for what term.
rights of, in congress, 26.
DEMURRER, art. 645.
DENMARK, treaty with, p. 249.
DEPARTMENTS executive, p. 28.
of, cognizable by courts of justice,
p. 29. (See State, Treasury, War,
DEPOSITE BANKS. (See page 35, &c.
art. 160. &c.)
DEPOSITIONS, how and when taken,
de bene esse, 635, &c.
in perpetuam rei memoriam, 635.
to be used in supreme court, how
taken, p. 171, note,
in suits in equity, 636.
taken by dedimus potestatem, p. 171,
opening of, ib.-not in conformity
with law, ib.
in case of further proof ordered by
supreme court, p. 174, note.
cannot be objected to, when, ib.
DEPUTIES of district attorneys, art. 600.
custom-house officers. (See p. 541.
DESERTERS, foreigners. (See the re-
spective treaties with foreign nations,
and see p. 434.)
DESERTING MAILS, how punished, art.
DESERTION from army, p. 643.
from navy, art. 2499.
DETENTION of letters. (See Post-Office.)
DISBURSING officers in the civil, milita-
ry, or naval department, failing to ren-
der accounts, &c. 290.
DISCOUNT on prompt payment of duties,
DISCRIMINATING DUTIES. (See Imposts
DISCIPLINE of militia, p. 667.
how apportioned, art. 21.
DISTILLED SPIRITS, imported. (See Re-
DISTRESS, against public debtors, p.
vessels arriving in, proceedings for,
DISTRICTS, of Columbia, &c.
power of congress relative to, 62.
DISTRICT COURT. (See Judiciary.)
DIVINE SERVICE in the army, art. 2304.
in the navy, art. 2485.
DOCUMENTS, Congressional, to be pub-
lished and distributed, art. 34, 35.
DOMAIN, PUBLIC. Acquisition of, p.
Of Streams, navigable and not navigable,
1112, p. 319.
Occupation, illegal, of public lands, pro-
president may direct marshal to re-
move occupants, 1113.
forfeiture of claim by such occu-
proceedings for removal of occu-
pants, 1114, 1115, 1116.
Land offices-p. 321.
general land office, p. 67.
in Ohio, p. 321.
in Indiana, p. 322.
in Illinois, p. 324.
in Missouri, p. 326.
in Louisiana, p. 327.
in Mississippi, p. 329.
in Alabama, p. 329.
in Michigan, p. 331.
in Arkansas, p. 332.
in Wisconsin territory, p. 331.
in Florida, p. 333.
Of the officers of the Subordinate Land
offices, p. 334.
Registers, how appointed-to give
Receivers, how appointed-bond-du-
ties of, compensation to, p. 336. -
Surveyors of public lands, compensa-
tion to, oath of, powers and duties
of, p. 337.
Mode of Surveying Public Lands, p.
Pre-emption Rights to public lands, p.
346, and art. 1232, 1233.
Sale of Public Lands and mode of pay
ment therefor, p. 351.
Sale of fractional sections, how made,
Part of lands in a district may be offer-
ed for sale, 1234.
Application to purchase lands, mode
Land reverting to the United States,
not to be sold at private sale for
less than at public sale, 1236.
Certain sections in every township,
may be divided, how, for sale, 1237.
Error in entry of application, how rec-
No credit for purchase money to be
allowed. Purchasers at public sale
failing to make payment, proceed-
ing in case of, 1239.
Price of public lands-highest bidder
at public sale to be the purchaser,
Lands reverting to the United States,
not subject to entry at private sale,
until offered at public sale, 1241.
Public sales to be kept open for two
Two or more persons applying for the
same tract, preference how deter-
Time for advertising sales, 1244.
Bargains to restrain biddings prohibit-
ed, 1245, 1246.
Certain irregular sales
Lands sold to U. States, to be re-sold,
Assent of state legislatures to purcha-
Release from individuals, 1250.
Provisions for relief of purchasers, p.
Purchasers of public land, before
Sept. 1820, may relinquish any
section, &c.-payments made on
lands relinquished, applicable to
lands retained, art. 1251.
Interest for purchase of lands remit-
Purchasers divided into three classes
-credit allowed. Interest to be re-
mitted, when, 1253.
Purchasers of public lands who have
laid off town lots, entitled to benefit
of act 1821, when, 1254.
Lands forfeited, when, 1255.
Purchasers to file with registers their
assent to terms of act 1821, 1256.
Duty of registers and receivers in ex-
ecuting act of 1821, 1257.
Provisions in relation to lands subject
to forfeiture, 1258.
Lands surrendered, when to be offer-
ed for sale, 1258.
Extension of time to purchasers to
avail themselves of act 1821, 1259,
1262, 1263, 1264.
Duty of registers and receivers in re-
lation to relief acts, 1260.
Relief extended to purchasers of lots,
Provision for lost certificate, 1284.
for patents where grantee dies be-
fore patent, 1285.
Purchasers of land, whose purchase is
void, may have repayment of pur-
chase money, when, 1268.
Certificates for moneys paid on lands
which have reverted to U. States,
receivable as cash, 1270, &c.
Provision where two or more have
purchased the same sections, 1276.
Lands reverted to U. S. may be re-
Pre-emption to lands relinquished,
Such lands to be sold, when, 1279.
Further provision relative to lands re-
verted, 1280, &c.
Military Donations, p. 366.
Donations of the Revolutionary War, p.
Donation in the Virginia military reserva-
Donations in the war of 1812, p. 381.
DOMESTIC GOODS-re-imported duty free,
p. 475, &c.
DOOR KEEPERS of congress, how chosen,
compensation, duty, 99.
DRAFTS-allowed at custom-house, 2040.
DRAWBACKS. See Revenue.
in what cases allowed, p. 491.
districts whence exports may be
made, p. 494.
general provisions in relation to, p.
on goods exported from district other
than that of original importation,
on articles produced in U. S. p. 503.
DUTIES, p. 465. See Revenue.
reduction of, p. 473.
articles not subject to, p. 475.
on goods imported in foreign vessels,
of tonnage and import, discriminating,
suspended, art. 1687-8, 1691.
ENGRAVERS. See mint.
ENGRAVING Counterfeit plate for bank-
in the army, p. 643.
for foreign state, art. 2589.
ENROLMENT of vessels, p. 436.
ENTRY of vessels. See shipping.
of goods, p. 558.
ENVOYS. See public ministers.
prisoners to be removed on account
of, p. 162.
courts to be adjourned, 109.
public offices to be removed, 27.
congress convened at unusual place on
account of, art. 29.
EQUITY, jurisdiction courts of United
States, in. See judiciary.
ERROR. See judiciary.
in entry of lands. See domain.
papers under seal of department of
transcripts from books and proceed-
ings of treasury, 299.
in appeals, p.p. 117, 118, note.
papers original, in evidence below,
how sent up, p. 174, note.
before courts martial, art. 2367, &c.
proceedings of courts of inquiry,
copies of protests, authorized by con-
informer may give, 2094.
where Indian is a party, 1088.
copies of papers filed and remaining
in the treasury department, in any-
wise affecting titles to land, 640.
parties compellable to produce books
and papers in, 481.
in admiralty case, may be taken down
by clerk, when, 635.
authentication of records, &c., 638,
reports of proceedings on, to solicitor
of treasury, 302.
writs of, may run into any state or ter-
ritory when, 303.
to be the same in each state, 650.
ca: sa: may be taken in first instance,
appraisers in case of, 651.
in a state, having more than one dis-
not quashed if writ of error be no su-
persedeas, p. 179, note.
insolvent not to be discharged from,
stay of execution, when, art. 644.
on cases decided in supreme court,
whence issued, 498.
arms of militia exempted from, art.
in criminal cases, p. 755.
EXECUTIVE power in whom vested, 104.
auxiliaries, p. 28.
entry for drawback, 1755.
lights-registry—record--enrolment, FORCING safe-guard, art. 2351.
FALSIFYING record, art. 2610.
FEDERATION of central America, treaty
with, p. 275.
FERRYMEN, exempt from militia duty,
FEES. See offices respectively.
of office of secretary of state, 141.
of consuls, 472.
FINES and forfeitures, how distributed in
revenue cases-remission of, see p.
excessive not to be imposed, 82.
FISHERIES, p. 448.
fishermen with contract-desertion of
-penalties on-may be apprehend-
ed-neglect of duty by, 1563, &c.
vessel in, liable for fishermen's share
-how proceeded against, 1566.
bounty to fishing vessels, 1551.
requisite for, 1553.
false oath in relation to, 1557.
vessels wrecked belonging to, 1558.
bounty on pickled fish exported,
pickled with foreign salt, 1778.
false entry for, 1779.
regulations of, between Great Bri-
tain and United States, 708.
FITTING OUT cruisers for foreign state,
FOREIGN affairs, former office of, books
and papers of, art. 144.
intercourse, contingent expenses of-
how accounted for, 182.
coin, at custom-house, 1712.
legal tender, 2143, &c. and Appendix
of bank notes, checks, &c. 2631.
of certificates, 2609.
treasury notes, 2610.
deed, &c. 2612.
of certificate of registry of vessel,-of
ship's papers-custom-house papers,
statement of, to be made by secretary FORTIFICATIONS, p. 628.
of treasury, art. 183.
FLAG of the United States, 103.
FLAGS captured from enemy, how dis-
posed of, 336.
FLOOR-CLOTHS, duty on, p. 469.
territory of-boundary of, 676.
executive power in, 677.
FRANKS, (see post-office,) p. 98.
treaties with, p. 216.
indemnity paid by, art. 737, &c.
commerce with, 741.
duties on, 742.
ton of merchandise, what, 743.
HORSES, imported, duty free, art. 1685.
killed in battle, when paid for by
United States, art. 2295.
HOSPITALS, naval. (See Navy, p. 634.)
Marine, p. 433, and Appendix A
HOUSE of Correction-of Refuge-of-
fenders may be sent to, 2688.
Ice, ships prevented from coming to
port by, art. 2002.
ILLINOIS, state of, admitted into the
Union, 185. Terms of admission, ib.
district court of, 564,-to have circuit
court powers, 520.
number of representatives from, 22.
land offices in, p. 324
donations of lands for public uses in,
IRPORTATION, what, p. 482, note.
IMPORTS, duties on, (see Revenue,) not
to be laid by states except, art. 85.
Statistical accounts of, art. 239.
IMPEACHMENT, by whom tried. Trial of
-chief justice to preside, when, 16.
judgment in. Party convicted liable
to indictment, 17. To be removed
from office, 18. Members of con-
gress not liable to, note, p. 4.
House of representatives has sole
power of, art. 24.
INDIANA, state of, admitted into the
Union, 661. Terms of admission,
ib. District court in, 565,-to
have circuit court powers, 520.
representatives from, 22.
land offices in, p. 322. Donations
of land for public uses in, art. 661.
INDIANS, relations with, p. 299. Inter-
course with, p. 300, 301, &c.
commissioner of Indian affairs estab-
lished-duty, salary of, art. 343.
Accounts to be transmitted to him,
ardent spirits, sale of, prohibited to,
certain agents discontinued, 346,-
others appointed, 350. (See Ap-
pendix A. No. 7.)
duties of certain superintendents of,
to cease, 347.
certain superintendencies established,
348. Duties of, 349.
sub-agents to be appointed-salaries,
appointment of officers, when made,
limits of agencies-duties of agents,
additional security may be required
from persons in Indian department,
interpreters, mechanics, &c. compen-
sation, &c. 355.
annuities to, to whom and how paya-
merchandise for, how purchased, &c.