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Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America, March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791

Legislative Histories: Mitigation of Fines Bill [HR-38] through Resolution on Unclaimed Western Lands

edited by Charlene Bangs Bickford and Helen E. Veit

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Volume 6 of this highly acclaimed documentary edition covers the legislative histories of the first Federal Congress session, from March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791.

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Table of Contents

LEGISLATIVE HISTORIES
MITIGATION OF FINES BILL {HR-38}
MITIGATION OF FINESB ILL {HR-45}
MITIGATION OF FORFEITURES ACT {HR-57}
MITIGATIONO F FORFEITURES ACT {S-24}
MOROCCAN TREATY ACT {S-23}
NATURALIZATIBOIN

LEGISLATIVE HISTORIES
MITIGATION OF FINES BILL {HR-38}
MITIGATION OF FINESB ILL {HR-45}
MITIGATION OF FORFEITURES ACT {HR-57}
MITIGATIONO F FORFEITURES ACT {S-24}
MOROCCAN TREATY ACT {S-23}
NATURALIZATIBOINLL [ HR-37)
NATURALIZATION ACT {HR-40}
NAVIGATION ACT {HR-93}
NAVIGATION ACT {HR-I03}
NORTH CAROLINA ACT {HR-36}
NORTH CAROLINA CESSION ACT {S-7}
NORTH CAROLINA JUDICIARY BILL {S-10}
NORTH CAROLINA JUDICIARY ACT {HR-68}
NORTHWEST TERRITORY ACT {HR-14}
NORTHWEST TERRITORY ACT {S-17}
OATH ACT {HR-I}
OFFICERS BILL {HR-53}
PATENTS ACT {HR-41}
PATENTS BILL {HR-121}
PAYMENT OF BALANCES BILL {S-22}
PORTLAND HEAD LIGHTHOUSE ACT {HR-97}
POST OFFICE ACT {S-3}
POST OFFICE BILL {HR-42}
POST OFFICE BILL {HR-74}
POST OFFICE ACT {HR-92}
POST OFFICE BILL {HR-113}
POST OFFICE ACT {HR-137}
PRESIDENCY BILL {HR-104) See Electors Bill [HR-105} Vol. 4
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION BILL {HR-106}
See Electors Bill [HR-105) Vol. 4
PUNISHMENT OF CRIMES BILL {S-2}
PUNISHMENT OF CRIMES ACT {S-6}
RECORDS ACT {HR- I8}
RESIDENCE ACT {S- 12}
RESIDENCE ACT {S-21}
RHODE ISLAND ACT {HR-71}
RHODE ISLAND ENUMERATION ACT {HR-75}
RHODE ISLAND JUDICIARY ACT {HR-73}
RHODE ISLAND TRADE BILL {S-11}
SALARIES ACT {HR-136A}
SALARIES-EXECUTIVE ACT {HR-21}
SALARIES-EXECUTIVE ACT {HR-54}
SALARIES-JUDICIARY ACT {HR-28}
SALARIES-LEGISLATIVE ACT {HR-19}
SALARIES OF CLERKS BILL {HR-46}
SALARIES OF INSPECTORS BILL {HR-119}
SEAT OF GOVERNMENT BILL {HR-25}
SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNTS ACT {HR-13}
SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNTS BILL {HR-69}
SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNTS ACT {HR-77}
SETTLING ACCOUNTS BILL {HR-95}
SINKING FUND ACT {HR-101}
SINKING FUND ACT {HR-136}
SLAVE TRADE BILL {HR-30}
SOUTHERN TERRITORY ACT {S-8}
SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT {HR-100}
SURVEYOR GENERAL BILL {HR-98}
TIME OF MEETING ACT {HR-31}
TIME OF MEETING BILL {HR-122}
TIME OF MEETING ACT {HR-132}
TONNAGE ACT {HR-5}
TONNAGE BILL {HR-24}
TONNAGE ACT {HR-78}
TRADE AND NAVIGATION BILL {HR-66}
TRANSFER OFPENSIONS BILL {HR-117}
TREASURY ACT {HR-9}
TREASURY ACT {HR-131}
TROOPS ACT {HR-27}
VERMONT ACT {HR-128}
VERMONT STATEHOOD ACT {S-19}
VIRGINIA CESSION ACT {HR-85}
WAR DEPARTMENT ACT {HR-73}
WAYS AND MEANS ACT {HR-83}
WAYS AND MEANS ACT {S-14}
WAYS AND MEANS ACT {HR-129}
WEST POINT ACT {HR-76}
RESOLUTIONS ON COMPENSATION LISTS
RESOLUTION ON ESTABLISHMENT OF THE U.S. MINT
RESOLUTION ON EXPENSES OF COURT SEALS
RESOLUTION ON FRENCH TRIBUTE TO BENJAMIN F ANKLIN
RESOLUTION ON PUBLICATION OF TREATIES
RESOLUTIONS ON SAFEKEEPING OF PRISONERS
RESOLUTION ON STATE LAWS
RESOLUTION ON SURVEY OF WESTERN BOUNDARY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION ON SURVEY OF LANDS IN THE WESTERN TERRITORY
RESOLUTION ON UNCLAIMED WESTERN LANDS
INDEX

Author Bios
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Helen E. Veit

Helen E. Veit is an associate editor of the Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, 1789–1791.
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Charlene Bangs Bickford

Charlene Bangs Bickford is the director and coeditor of the Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, 1789–1791.
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Helen E. Veit

Helen E. Veit is an associate editor of the Documentary History of the First Federal Congress, 1789–1791.