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Great Britain, Same. cont. (Hertslet. British & Foreign State Papers. V. 77. pp. 1283-1289.)

Correspondence respecting the settlement at Angra Pequena, on the s. w. coast of Africa. x., 60 pp.

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Same. cont. (Gt. Brit. Parl. Papers. 1884-5. v. 56. doc. C-4262); [c4265).)

Same. cont. fo.
(Gt. Brit. Parl. Papers. 1887. v. 61. [--5180].)

German proclamation placing under the protection of the German Emperor the territory acquired by M. Luderitz on the South-west coast of Africa. - August 16, 1884. (In: Corres. between Great Britain and Germany, respecting the establishment of a German protectorate.) (Hertslet. British & Foreign State Papers. v. 75. p. 546.)

Notification by the British and German commissioners of the date of meeting of the Angra Pequeña and West Coast claims commission.Cape Town, March 16, 1885. (Herislet. British & Foreign State Papers. V. 77. p. 9.)

Foreign Office. Reports on Subjects of General and Commercial Interest. Germany. Germán Colonies in Africa and the South Pacific, Reyort for the year 1894-'95. London, 1896. 8°. (Misc, Ser. 402.) C-8278.

Reports on Subjects of General and Commercial Interest. German African Colonies, Report on the finances of ... for 1897-'98. London, 1897. 8o. (Misc. Ser. 413.) C-8278.

Reports on subjects of general and commercial interest. Germany. Report on the German Colonies in Africa and the Southern Pacific. London, 1897. 8°. (Misc. Ser. 432.) C-8649-3. (Foreign Office.)

Rept. for ... 1897 on the German Colonies. (Misc. Ser. 474.) C-9045-2.

Langhans (Paul). Deutscher Kolonial-Atlas. Gotha, 1897. 4°.

Volz (B.) Unsere Kolonien: Land und Leute. Leipzig, 1891. 8°.

PORTUGUESE POSSESSIONS. Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa. Conferencias Celebradas na Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa acerca dos descobriamentos e colonisações das Portuguezes na Africa (1877–1880). Lisboa, 1892. 8°.

Delagoa (The) Directory. 1899. Lourenço Marques su Barbeton, 1899. 8°.

Faria y Sousa (M. de). Africa portuguesa. Lisboa, 1681. 4°. “ Bound with his “Europa portuguesa."

Great Britain. Africa No. 1 (1890) Correspondence respecting the action of Portugal in regard to the Delagoa Bay railway. iv., 74 pp. 11. f. (Gt. Brit. Parl. Papers. 1890. v. 51. C-5903.)

Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg Maatschappij. Gedenkboek uitgegeven ter gelegenheid der feestelijke opening van den Delagoa-baai Spoorweg. 1895. Amsterdam, 1895. fo.

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Tams (G.) Visit to the Portuguese possessions in South-Western Africa. London, n. d. 2 v. 12°.

Theal (G. M. C.) The Portuguese in South Africa ... London, 1896. 8°.

Vogel (C.) Le Portugal et ses colonies ... Paris, 1869. 8o.

White (W) Voyage from Madras to Colombo and Delagoa Bay. London, 1800. 4°.

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UNITED STATES IN THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY.

The following list of documents of the first and second Congresses of the United States comprises the original editions at present to be found in the collections of the New York Public Library.

No attempt has been made to refer to the reprints of these documents. The library contains a complete file of the American State Papers, House and Senate Journals (Legislative and Executive), the Richardson Messages of the Presidents and of the Annals of Congress, which are the chief compilations containing the reprints of these documents.

FIRST CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION.

[MARCH 4-SEPTEMBER 29, 1789.] Statutes.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the Acts passed at a Congress of the United States

United States. Anno M.DCC, LXXIX, and of the of America, begun and held at the City of New Independence of the United States the thirteenth, York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, in the New-York : Printed by Francis Childs and John year M.DCC,LXXXIX. And of the Independence Swaine, n. d. 164, clxv=clxxvii pp. Fo. of the United States, the thirteenth ..... New

Documents. York: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine,

1789. March, 3. Printers to the United States, n. d. xiv, 16-93, A General Statement of the foreign loans. (1) clxv-clxxvii pp. Fo.

Shewing in Abstract, the Capital Sums borrowed; Acts passed at a Congress of the United States the Arrearages of Interest and Parts of Principal, of America, begun and held at the City of New- which became due in 1786, 1787 and 1788, and York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, in the remaining unpaid on the ist January 1789; and year M.DCC.LXXXIX, and of the independence the Interest and Parts of Principal becoming due of the United States, the thirteenth. Being the in the year 1789 ... 3d March, 1789. [n. t. p.] acts passed at the first session of the first Congress 2 II. F'. of the United States, to wit, New-Hampshire, With manuscript signature of Joseph Nourse. Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New, 1789. July, 10. Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Vira Report from the committee appointed to prepare ginia, South-Carolina, and Georgia ; which eleven an estimate of supplies requisite for the service of states respectively ratified the Constitution of the United States, the current year .... Reported Government for ihe United States, proposed by by Mr. Gerry, roth July, 1789. Read, and ordered the Federal convention, held in Philadelphia, on to be printed for the information of members. the seventeenth of September, one thousand seven [n. t. p.] 3 pp. Fo. hundred and eighty-seven. Richmond: A. Davis,

1789. September, 19. printer, (1789.] xiv, 15-79, (1) pp. Fo.

[Report of] The Secretary of the Treasury, in Journals.

obedience to the order of the House of RepresentaJournal of the first session of the Senate of the tives of the 17th Instant “That the Secretary of United States of America, begun and held at the

the Treasury do report to this House an estimate City of New-York, March 4th, 1789, and in the

of the sums requisite to be appropriated during thirteenth year of the Independence of the said

the present session of Congress towards defraying states. New-York : Printed by Thomas Greenleaf,

the expenses of the civil list ...." September 19, 1789. 172 pp. F'.

1789. [New-York: T. Greenleaf, printer, 1789.] 26 pp. Fo.

FIRST CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION.

(JANUARY 4-August 12, 1790.] Statutes.

An Act for the Government and Regulation a. Separate Laws, or Acts; b. Collected Laws. of Seamen in the Merchants Service. Approved, a. SEPARATE LAWS, OR ACTS.

July 20., 1790. [n. t. p.) 4 pp. Fo. Each of the following group of the original acts of the

An Act to amend the Act for the EstablishUnited States is signed in manuscript by Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State.

ment and Support of Light-Houses, Beacons, Congress of the United States : at the second

Buoys, and Public Piers. Approved, July 22., 1790. session, Begun and held at the City of New York

[n, p. t.) 2 11. Fo. on Monday the fourth of January, 1790. An Act

An Act to Regulate Trade and Intercourse imposing Duties on the Tonnage of Ships or Vessels. with the Indian Tribes. Approved, July 22., 1790. Approved, July 20., 1790. [n. t. p.) 2 ll. Fo. [n. t. p.] [2 pp.) Fo.

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An Act making further Provision for the 1790. January, 18. Payment of the Debts of the United States. Ap- A plan for the general arrangement of the militia proved, August 10., 1790. [n. t. p.] 4 pp. of the United States. (January 18, 1790.] Pub

lished by order of the House of Representatives. An Act authorizing the Secretary of the

New-York: F. Child's & J. Swaine, printers, Treasury to finish the Light-House, on PortlandHead, in the District of Maine. Approved, August

[1790.] 26 pp. 10., 1790. [n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

300 copies ordered printed. (Greely.)

1790. January, 28. 6. COLLECTED LAWS.

[Letter from the Treasurer of the United States,

in response to the act of September 2d, 1789, reActs passed at the second session of the Congress

quiring a statement of his accounts.] January 28, of the United States of America, begun and held at 1790. (pp. 233-245, In: Journal of the House of the City of New York, in the year M.DCC.XC:

Representatives, 2d session, ist Congress.] and of the Independence of the United States the fourteenth. New-York: Printed by Francis Childs

1790. February, 1. and John Swaine, printers to the Congress of the

Report of the committee, appointed to examine United States, n. d. 226, ccxxvii-ccxxviii pp. Fo.

into the measures taken by Congress and the state of Virginia, respecting the lands reserved for the

use of the officers and soldiers of the said state, on Journals.

continental and state establishments, in the cession Journal of the second session of the Senate of the made by the said state to the United States, of the United States of America, begun and held at the territory north-west of the river Ohio, and to report City of New York, January 4th, 1790 ; and in the the same to the House. [New-York: T. Greenfourteenth year of the Independence of the said leaf, printer, n. d.) 6 pp. Fo. States. New-York, Printed by John Fenno, 1790. July, 20. M,DCC, XC. 224 pp. Fo.

Treasury Department, July 20, 1790. In obedi. Journal of the House of Representatives of the

ence to the Order of the House of Representatives, United States Anno M.DCC.XC, and of the Inde

of the twentieth of January last the Secretary of the pendence of the United States the fourteenth.

Treasury Respectfully reports [concerning the forNew-York : Printed by Francis Childs and John

mation of a plan for the disposition of the vacant Swaine, M,DCC,XC. 261 pp. Fo.

lands of the United States.] [New York]: Printed

by Francis Childs and John Swaine, n. d. 4 pp. Documents.

É. 1789. January, 14.

1790. August, 30. Report of the Secretary of the Treasury to the

Statements of the receipts and expenditures of House of Representatives, relative to a provision

public monies, during the administration of the for the support of the public credit of the United

finances By Robert Morris, Esquire, late SuperinStates, in conformity to a resolution of the twenty- tendent; with other extracts and accounts from the first day of September, 1789. Presented the House

public records, Made out by the Register of the on Thursday, the 14th day of January, 1790. New

Treasury, By Direction of the Committee of the York: F. "Childs & J. Swaine, printers, 1790.

House of Representatives, appointed by an order

of the House of the 19th March 1790, upon the 51 pp. Fo.

Memorial of the said late Superintendent of FiPortrait of Alexander Hamilton and a. 1. s. inserted. Apparently the first document ever printed separately by

nance. August 30, 1790. [n. t. p.] 36, 4, 14 pp. the House. (Greely.)

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FIRST CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION.

[DECEMBER 6, 1790— MARCH 3, 1791.]

Statutes.

a. Separate Laws, or Acts; 6. Collected Laws. a. SEPARATE LAWS, OR Acts. Each of the following group of the original acts of the United States is signed in manuscript by Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State.

Congress of the United States : at the third session, Begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, on Monday the sixth of December, 1790. An Act supplementary to the Act, intitled "An Act making further provision for the Payment of the Debts of the United States." Approved, December 27., 1790. (n. t. p.] 2 11. Fo.

An Act to provide for the unlading of Ships or Vessels, in Cases of Obstruction by Ice. Approved, January 7., 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

An Act to continue an Act, intituled, “An Act declaring the Assent of Congress to certain Acts of the States of Maryland, Georgia, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations," so far as the same respects the states of Georgia, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Approved, January 10., 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 ll. Fo.

An Act declaring the Consent of Congress, that a new State be formed with the Jurisdiction of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and admitted into the Union, by the Name of the State of Kentucky. Approved, February 4., 1791. [n. t. p.] 2 11. Fo.

An Act declaring the Consent of Congress to a certain Act of the State of Maryland. proved, February 9., 1791. (n. t. p.] 2 ll. Fo.

An Act making Appropriations for the Sup

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port of Government during the Year one thousand seven hundred and ninety, and for other Purposes. Approved, February II., 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

An Act for the admission of the State of Vermont into this Union. Approved, February 18., 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

An Act to continue in Force, for a limited Time, an Act passed at the first Session of Congress, intituled, An Act to regulate Processes in the Courts of the United States." Approved, February 18, 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 ll. Fo.

[Resolution permitting Andrew Brown, or any other printer, to collate with and correct by the original rolls, the laws, resolutions and treaties of the United States to be by him printed.] Approved, February 18., 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

An Act regulating the Number of Representatives to be chosen by the States of Kentucky and Vermont. Approved, February 25., 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 II. Fo.

An Act to incorporate the Subscribers to the Bank of the United States. Approved, February 25., 1791. (n. t. p.) 7 pp. F.

An Act giving effect to the Laws of the United States within the State of Vermont. Approved, March 2., 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 ll. Fo.

An Act supplementary to the Act, intituled, An Act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States.” Approved, March 2., 1791, [n. t. p.) 2 II. Fo.

An Act to explain and amend an Act, intituled, “ An Act making further Provision for the Payment of the Debts of the United States." Approved, March 2., 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 II. F'.

An Act fixing the time for the next Annual Meeting of Congress. Approved, March 2., 1791. [n. t. p.] 2 11.

F°. Resolution requesting the President to cause to be communicated to the National Assembly of France the pecular sensibility of Congress to the tribute paid to the memory of Benjamin Franklin, by the enlightened and free representatives of a great nation, in their decree of the eleventh of June, one thousand seven hundred and ninety.} Approved, March 2., 1791. (n. t. p.] 2 11. Fo.

An Act relative to the Rix-Dollar of Denmark. Approved, March 3., 1791. [n. t. p.] 2 Il. Fo.

An Act in addition to an Act, intituled, An Act for establishing the Salaries of the Executive Officers of Government, with their Assistants and Clerks.” Approved, March 3, 1791. [n. t. p.] 2 II. Fo.

An Act repealing, after the last Day of June next, the Duties heretofore laid upon Distilled Spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their Stead; and also upon Spirits Distilled within the United States, and for appropriating the same. Approved, March 3., 1791. (n. t. p.) 16 pp. Fo.

An Act Providing Compensations for the Officers of the Judicial Courts of the United States, and for Jurors and Witnesses, and for other Purposes. Approved, March 3, 1791. [n. t. p.] 2 11. F°.

An Act for raising and adding another Regiment to the Military Establishment of the

United States, and for making farther Provision for the Protection of the Frontiers. Approved, March 3., 1791. [n. t. p.] 2 ll. Fo.

An Act to continue in force the Act therein mentioned, and to make further Provision for the payment of Pensions to Invalids, and for the support of Light-Houses, Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers. Approved, March 3., 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 II. F'.

[Resolution for the establishment of a mint.) Approved. March 3., 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 ll. Fo.

An Act to amend “ An Act, for establishing the Temporary and Permanent Seat of the Government of the United States." Approved, March 3., 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

(Resolution providing for the safe-keeping of prisoners committed under the authority of the United States.] Approved March 3., 1791. (n.t.p.) 2 11. F'.

An Act for making Compensations to the Commissioners of Loans for extraordinary Expenses. Approved, March 3., 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

An Act supplementary to the Act making Provision for the Reduction of the Public Debt. Approved, March 3., 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 II. F'.

An Act to continue in force for a limited time, an Act, intituled “An Act for the temporary establishment of the Post Office." Approved March 3., 1791. (n. t. p.] 2 II. Fo.

An Act for granting Lands to the Inhabitants and Settlers at Vincennes and the Illinois Country, in the Territory northwest of the Ohio, and for confirming them in their Possessions. Approved, March 3., 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 ll. Fo.

An Act supplemental to the Act “establishing the Treasury Department," and for a farther Compensation to certain Officers. Approved. March 3., 1791. [n, t. p.) 2 ll. Fo.

An Act making Appropriation for the Purpose therein mentioned. (effecting a recognition of the treaty of the United States with Morocco. ) Approved, March 3., 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 II. Fo.

[Resolution requesting the President to cause an estimate to be made of the quantity and situation of the lands not claimed by the Indians. ] Approved, March 3, 1791. (n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

An Act making farther Provision for the Collection of the Duties by Law imposed on Teas, and to prolong the Term for the Payment of the Duties on Wines. Approved, March 3., 1791. [n. t. p.) 2 11. Fo.

6. COLLECTED LAWS.

Acts passed at the third session of the Congress of the United States of America, begun and held at the City of Philadelphia on Monday the sixth of December, in the year M.DCC, XC: and of the Independence of the Unlted States the fourteenth

Philadelphia : Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, printers to the Congress of the l’nited States. [1790.] 1 l. 228–277 (3) pp. Fo.

Journals. Journal of the third session of the Senate of the United States of America, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, December 6th, 1790, and in

the fifteenth year of the sovereignty of the said United States. Philadelphia : J. Fenno, printer, 1791. 203 pp. Fo.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, Anno MDCC, XC, and of the independence of the United States, the fifteenth. Philadelphia : F. Childs and J. Swaine, printers, 1791. 146 pp. Fo.

Documents. 1790. December, 13.

Treasury Department, December 13, 1790. In Obedience to the Order of the House of Representatives, of the ninth Day of August last, requiring the Secretary of the Treasury to prepare and report, on this Day, such further Provision as may, in his Opinion, be necessary for establishing the Public Credit, the said Secretary Respectfully Reports ....[Philadelphia): Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, (1790.] 22 pp. Fo.

1790. December, 31. Report of the Attorney-General. Read in the House of Representatives, December 31, 1790. [Dated December 27, 1790. In response to an order of the House of Representatives to report on the judiciary system of the United States.] Philadelphia:] Francis Childs & John Swaine, (1791.) 34 pp.

Fo. 1791. January, 7.

Report from the Secretary of the Treasury on the duties on imposts and on the tonnage of vessels.

January 7, 1791. [Philadelphia : 1791.] (4) pp.,
I folded 1. Fo.

1791. January, 28.

[Report of] The Secretary of the Treasury having attentively considered the subject referred to him by the order of the House of Representatives of the fifteenth day of April last, relatively to the establishment of a mint. January 28, 1791. [Philadelphia : ] F. Childs & J. Swaine, printers, 1791. 22 pp. F.

1791. February, 1. Report of the Secretary of State, on the subject of the cod and whale fisheries, made conformably to an order of the House of Representatives of the United States, referring to him the representation of the general court of the commonwealth of Massachusetts on those subjects; February 1, 1791. Philadelphia : F. Childs & J. Swaine, printers, 1791. 28 pp. Fo.

Same. Philadelphia : Printed by John Fenno, 1791. 34 pp.

Fo. 1791. September, 24.

The proceedings of a court of enquiry, held at the special request of Brigadier General Josiah Harmar, to investigate his conduct as commanding officer of the expedition against the Miami Indians, 1790 : the same having been transmitted by Major General St. Clair, to the Secretary of the United States for the Department of War. (September 24, 1791.] Published by authority. Philadelphia : J. Fenno, printer, 1791. (4) 31 pp. Fo.

SECOND CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION,

[OCTOBER 24, 1791–MARCH 8, 1792.] Statutes.

An Act concerning certain Fisheries of the

United States and for the Regulation and Governa. Separate Laws, or Acts; 6. Collected Laws.

ment of the Fishermen employed therein. Apa. SEPARATE LAWS, OR Acts.

proved, Feb. 16, 1792. [n. t. p.) 2 ll. Fo. Second Congress of the United States At the First

Act to establish the Post-Office and Session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia; Post-Roads within the United States. Approved, in the State of Pennsylvania, on Monday the twenty Feb. 20, 1792. [n. t. p.) 8 pp. F'. fourth of October, 1791. An Act granting farther

An Act relative to the Election of a Presi. Time for making Return of the Enumeration of the dent and Vice-President of the United States, and Inhabitants, in the District of South Carolina. Ap- declaring the Officer who shall act as President in proved Nov. 8, 1791. (n. t. p.] Il. Fo.

case of Vacancies in the offices both of President An Act for the Relief of David Cook and

and Vice-President. Approved, March 1, 1792. Thomas Campbell. Approved Dec. 16, 1791.

[n. t. p.) [Philadelphia :] Printed by Childs and [n. t. p.) [Philadelphia :) Printed by Childs and

Swaine, (1792.] 1 1. Fo. Swaine, (1791.] Il. Fo.

An Act for making farther and more effect.

ual Provision for the Protection of the Frontiers of An Act making Appropriations for the Sup

the United States. port of Government for the year one thousand seven

Approved, March 5, 1792. hundred and ninety two. Approved, December 23,

[n. t. p.] [Philadelphia :] Printed by Childs and 1791. (Philadelphia :) Printed by Childs and

Swaine, (1792.] 2 11. Fo. Swaine, (1791.) 2 11. Fo.

An Act declaring the consent of Congress

to a certain Act of the State of Maryland, and to An Act for carrying into effect a Contract continue for a longer time, an Act declaring the between the United States and the State of Penn

assent of Congress to certain Acts of the States of sylvania. Approved, Jan. 3, 1792. [n. t. p. ] 1 1. Fo.

Maryland, Georgia, and Rhode Island and Provi. An Act to extend the Time limited for set

dence Plantations, so far as the same respects the tling the Accounts of the United States with the

States of Georgia, and Rhode Island and Proviindividual States. Approved, Jan. 23, 1792. [n. t. p.]

dence Plantations. Approved, March 19, 1792. 1. I. F'.

(n. t. p.] il. Fo. Certified in manuscript by Thomas Jefferson.

An Act to provide for the settlement of the

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