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STATUTES AT LARGE
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
AUGUST, 1893, TO MARCH, 1895,
RECENT TREATIES, CONVENTIONS, AND EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATIONS.
EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF
THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE..
PUBLIC ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS.
CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME.
ACTS OF THE FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.
Page California Midwinter Exposition. An act in aid of the California Midwinter International Exposition. September 1, 1893....
1 Deficiency appropriations. An act to provide for certain urgent deficiencies in the appropria
tions for the service of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and for other purposes. September 7, 1893
2 District of Columbia, health office. An act to provide for clerical assistance in the health department of the District of Columbia. October 2, 1893...
2 Eleventh Census. An act to extend the time for completing the work of the Eleventh Census, and for other purposes. October 3, 1893...
3 Oklahoma, homestead commutations. An act granting settlers on certain lands in Oklahoma
Territory the right to commute their homestead entries, and for other purposes. Octo-
3 Revenue cutter, New England coast. An act providing for the construction of a steam revenue cutter for the New England coast. October 31, 1893...
4 Sioux Reservation settlers. An act to amend section six of the act approved March third,
eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled “An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and
for other purposes." November 1, 1893.. Repeal of silver purchases. An act to repeal a part of an act approved July fourteenth,
eighteen hundred and ninety, entitled "An act directing the purchase of silver bullion
and the issue of Treasury notes thereon, and for other purposes.” November 1, 1893 United States courts, Idaho. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide the times
and places for holding terms of United States courts in the States of Idaho and Wyoming," approved July five, eighteen hundred and ninety-two. November 3, 1893...
5 South Dakota judicial district. An act to provide for the time and place of holding the terms
of the United States circuit and district courts in the State of South Dakota. November
5 Revenue cutter, Great Lakes. An act providing for the construction of a steam revenue cutter for service on the Great Lakes. November 3, 1893..
6 Mining assessments. An act to amend section numbered twenty-three hundred and twenty
four of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to mining elaims. November
6 Army, detail to colleges. An act to increase the number of officers of the Army to be detailed to colleges. November 3, 1893
7 Chinese exclusion. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to prohibit the coming of Chinese
persons into the United States," approved May fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two.
7 Prize Winners' Exposition. An act in aid of the World's Fair Prize Winners' Exposition to be held in New York City. November 3, 1893..
3 Indian Territory court fees. An act to regulate the fees of the clerk of the United States court
for the Indian Territory. November 3, 1893...
of session employees of the House and Senate during the first session of the Fifty-third
Page. Capitol corner stone centennial. Joint resolution providing for the appropriate commemoration
of the one hundredth anniversary of the laying of the corner stone of the Capitol of the
10 Mileage, Senators and Members. Joint resolution making immediately available the appropria
tions for mileage of Senators and Members of the House of Representatives. August 21, 1893.
11 Cherokee Outlet town sites. Joint resolution to make the provisions of the act of May fourteenth,
one thousand eight hundred and ninety, which provides for town-site entries of lands in
11 Capitol centennial, holiday. Joint resolution to make the eighteenth day of September, one
thousand eight hundred and ninety-three a holiday within the District of Columbia.
11 Capitol centennial, decorations. Joint resolution to permit the use of certain ensigns, flags
and signal numbers to decorate the Capitol and its approaches, September eighteenth,
11 Document building, Senate. Joint resolution providing for the erection of a suitable building for the storage of documents for the use of the Senate. September 13, 1893..
12 Chickamauga Park. Joint resolution empowering the National Board of Commissioners of the
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Park to authorize the State boards, or organiza-
12 Pere Marquette, statue. Joint resolution authorizing the State of Wisconsin to place in Statuary Hall at the Capitol the statue of Pere Marquette. October 14, 1893.
12 Cherokee Outlet, election. Joint resolution fixing the qualifications to vote and to hold office
in the Cherokee Outlet, Oklahoma Territory, at the first municipal elections. October
13 World's Fair, acknowledgments. Joint resolution that the acknowledgments of the Govern.
ment and people of the United States be tendered to various foreign Governments of
13 Removing derelicts. Joint resolution for the reporting, marking, and removal of derelicts. October 81, 1893.
13 Columbian Museum, Chicago, Ill. Joint resolution to amend the act approved April twenty
fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, relating to the admission of articles intended for the
13 Cannon for Grand Army Encampment. Joint resolution donating an abandoned cannon to
the committee in charge of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the
14 Model battle ship “Illinois.” Joint resolution transferring the exhibit of the Navy Depart
ment, known as the model battle ship Illinois, to the State of Ilinois, as a naval armory
14 STATUTE II–1893–1894. Forfeited land grants. An act to amend an act entitled “An Act to forfeit certain lands heretofore granted for the
purpose of aiding in the construction of railroads, and for other purposes," approved September twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and the several Acts amendatory thereof. December 12, 1893..
15 Deficiency appropriations. An act to provide for further urgent deficiencies in the appropria
tions for the service of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eight-
15 Deficiency appropriations. An act making appropriations to supply further urgent deficiencies in the
appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and for prior years, and for other purposes. December 21, 1893
16 District of Columbia, North Capitol street. An act to extend North Capitol street to the Soldiers' Home. December 21, 1893 ..
20 Oklahoma court. An act to provide for two additional associate justices of the supreme court of the Territory of Oklahoma, and for other purposes. December 21,
20 Postmasters' bonds. An act authorizing the Fourth Assistant Postmaster-General to approve postmasters' bonds. December 21, 1893...
21 District of Columbia, alleys, square 751. An act to close alleys in square numbered seven hun
dred and fifty-one, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia. December 21, 1893. 21 Right of way, Hot Springs, Ark. "An act granting the right of way for the construction of a
railroad and other improvements over and on the West Mountain of the Hot Springs
21 Right of way, Indian and Oklahoma Territories. An act to grant the right of way to the
Kansas, Oklahoma Central and Southwestern Railway Company through the Indian
22 Public lands; registers and receivers. An act relating to the disqualification of registers and
receivers of the United States land offices, and making provision in case of such dis-
Page. Aransas Pass, Tex., Harbor. An act to amend an act of Congress approved May twelfth,
eighteen hundred and ninety, granting to the Arànsas Pass Harbor Company the right
26 Butler Flats, Massachusetts, light-house. An act for the establishment of a light and fog-signal station near Butler Flats, New Bedford, Massachusetts. January 22, 1894..
27 Right of way, Indian Territory. An act to extend the time for the construction of the railway of the Choctaw Coal and Railway Company. January 22, 1894..
27 Dam, Kansas River. An act to authorize the construction and maintenance of a dam or dams
across the Kansas River, within Shawnee County, in the State of Kansas. January 22,
27 Boiler plates, inspection. An act to amend section forty-four hundred and thirty, Title fifty
two, of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relative to inspection of iron or steel
28 Postal accounts, receipts. An act to amend section four hundred and seven of the Revised
Statutes so as to require original receipts for deposits of postmasters to be sent to the
28 Bridges, Bæuf River, Louisiana. An act to amend an act approved September fourth, eighteen
hundred and ninety, authorizing the New Orleans, Natchez and Fort Scott Railroad
Company to construct two bridges across Boeuf River, in Louisiana. January 22, 1894. 29 Bridge, Tennessee River. An act to authorize the Chattanooga Western Railway Company to
construct a bridge across the Tennessee River near Chattanooga. January 27, 1894. 29 Arizona, land grant. An act granting certain lands to the Territory of Arizona. January 27, 1894.
30 Postal service, money orders, etc. An act to improve the methods of accounting in the PostOffice Department, and for other purposes. January 27, 1894..
30 Supplies, Executive Departments. An act to amend section thirty-seven hundred and nine of
the Revised Statutes, relating to contracts for supplies in the Departments at Washing-
33 Fort Cummings Reservation, lands. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reserve
from sale certain land in the abandoned Fort Cummings Military Reservation, and for
34 Bridges, Neches and Sabine rivers. An act authorizing the Gulf, Beaumont and Kansas City
Railway Company to bridge the Neches and Sabine rivers in the States of Texas and
35 Federal elections. An act to repeal all statutes relating to supervisors of elections and special deputy marshals, and for other purposes. February 8, 1894.
36 Right of way,
Umatilla Reservation, Oreg. An act extending the time allowed the Umatilla
37 Ioua Reservation, Oklahoma, settlers. An act for the relief of certain settlers upon the Iowa Reservation, Oklahoma Territory. February 10, 1894.
37 Salt Lake City, debt. An act fixing the limit of indebtedness which may be incurred by Salt Lake City, February 21, 1894...
38 Dam, Mississippi River. An act granting to the Des Moines Rapids Power Company the right
to erect, construct, operate, and maintain a wing dam, canal, and power station in the
38 Right of way, Fort Riley, Kans. An act to extend the time for building a street railway on the military reservation, Fort Riley, Kansas. March 6, 1894...
38 Wreck of “Kearsarge.” An act providing for the rescue of the armament and wreck of the United States war ship Kearsarge. March 9, 1894.
39 Bridge, Arkansas River. An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over the Arkansas River at or near Van Buren, Arkansas. March 9, 1894
39 Port of delivery, Bonners Ferry, Idaho. An act to establish a port of delivery at Bonners Ferry, Idaho. March 10, 1894
40 Potomac River, District of Columbia, fishing. An act to continue in force the provisions of an
act approved March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, and entitled "An Act to
spawning ground for shad and herring in the said Potomac River.” March 12, 1894.. 40 Smithsonian Institution. An act to amend an act entitled “An Act to establish the Smith
sonian Institution for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men,” being title
41 Deficiency appropriations. An act making appropriations to supply further urgent deficiencies
in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and
41 Sullivans Island, South Carolina, life-saving station. An act to transfer the Morris Island
Life-Saving Station, near Charleston, South Carolina, to Sullivans Island. March 14, 1894. 43 “Oneida.” An act to provide an American register for the steamer El Callao. March 14, 1894. 43 District of Columbia, water, etc., connections. An act to make service connections with water
mains and sewers in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. March 14, 1894.. 44 Bridge, East River, New York. An act to amend "An Act authorizing the construction of a
bridge across the East River between the city of New York and Long Island," approved
44 Bridge, Missouri River. An act to amend an act entitled "An Act authorizing the construction
of a high wagon bridge at or near Sioux City, Iowa," approved March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, as amended by acts of April thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety, ard February seventh, eighteen inundred and ninety-three. "March 24, 1894.....