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Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of us.

WM. QUESENBURY,

Secretary to the Conimissioner,
E. RECTOR

Superintendent Indian Affairs Confede

rate States.
W. WARREN JOHNSON,
GEO, M. MURRELL,

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RATIFICATION.

Dec. 11, 1861.

Resolved, (two-thirds of the Congress concurring,) That the Congress Patification by of the Confederate States of America do advise and consent to the ratifi-Congress. cation of the articles of a treaty made by Albert Pike, Commissioner of Confederate States to the Indian Nations west of Arkansas, in bebalf of the Confederate States, of the one part, and the Cherokee Nation of Indians, by its Principal and Assistant Principal Chiefs, Executive Councillors and Commissioners, for that purpose only, authorized and empowered, of the other part, concluded at Tahlequah, in the Cherokee Nation, on the seventh day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, with the following

AMENDMENTS:

Amendments.

I. Add at the end of article xxxv. the following words: “ And the Confederate States will request the several States of the Confederacy to adopt and enact the provisions of this article, in respect to suits and proceedings in their respective courts."

II. Strike out from article xliv. the following words : “ The same rights and privileges as may be enjoyed by delegates from any Territories of the Confederate States to the said House of Representatives," and insert in lieu thereof the following words: “A seat in the ball of the House of Representatives, to propose and introduce measures for the benefit of the said nation, and to be heard in regard thereto, and on other questions in which the nation is particularly interested; with such other rights and privileges as may be determined by the House of Represenatives.

III. Strike out from article xxxiii. the following words: or of a State," and insert in lieu thereof the following words: “or of a State, subject to the laws of the State."

Nore.-The foregoing amerdments were subsequently concurred in and adopted by the Cherokee Nation.

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INDEX

TO THE

FOREGOING PUBLIC LAWS AND RESOLUTIONS

OF

THE CONFEDERATE STATES

60

A.

Admiralty. (continued)
jurisdiction.........

60
Accourts. See Claims.

judge, and his salary,...

60

60
supervisory power given the Attorney Gen-

where to reside............................

60
eral over the accounts of officers of the

terms of court..
courts.

33
extra session........

60
auditing of accounts in the Post-Office De-

marshal and clerk....

60
partment,.................

their fees,......
..........113-114
for the War Department,................... 66

residence of clerk; his duties,..

60
duties of auditor, comptroller and register,

marshal to attend court. May appoint
deputies, ........

61
respectively, in respect to public accounts, 31
payment of, for work done and furniture for

appeals and writ of error.......................

61
the executive office and buildings, ......... 164

judge to appoint an attorney,.

61
against Congress, to he paid out of the con-

his duties and compensation....... 61

61
tingent fund,..

. 165, 215

may grant licenses to wreckers,..
of receivers under sequestration act, see Se-

when the court to conform to the practice
of district courts,......

61
questration and,......

.......294-205
of acting commissaries and quartermasters

may make rules of practice,........ 61
writs and process........

61
of Indian troops ; how settled and
paid, ....

.238-239

original cognizance given district courts of
Action,

all civil causes of admiralty and mara-

82
when several actions are brought against

time jurisdiction, .........

district courts as courts of admiralty always
persons who might be legally joined in
one, plaintiff not to recover costs of more

open for the purpose of filing libels, &e., 82
than one action,......

laws of the United States and rules of court

in admiralty cases to have full force........ 82
Adjutant and Inspector General's Department,

fees of clerks, marshals and district attor-
organized,....

38
Officers in'; their rank..................38-39, 61-62

Deys in admiralty cases........................ 195
not to assume command of troops,...

39 Advancements,
reorgauized,

61 to South Carolina,
brigadier general added and may be assign-

to Missouri,......

......... 254, 268
ed to duty of adjutant and inspector gen-

to complete the railroad connection between
eral,...

62

Selma, Alabama, and Meridian, Missis-
clerks in; their salarios

.52, 194
sippi,

............. 276
Adjutants,

payment to be made to the banks of ad-
when subalterns of the line may be assign-

vances made by them to the Government, 225
ed to the duties of adjutant,...... 120 Agents,
appointment of adjutants of regiments and

special agents to organize custom-houses
legions of the grade of subalterd, ......... 200 on the frontiers, and to examine books,
rank, pay and allowances,..

209
accounts, &C......................................

88
Admiralty,

compensation, .............

88
judicial power of the Confederate States ex-

appointment of, to supervise telegraphic
tends to all cases of,..........
.......... 6, 19 communications..........

........... 106, 107
court of, at Key West, Floriday...

00
instructions to,...

106

.... 280

Aids de camp:

Agents, (continued.)

{ Appeal, Writ of Error and Supersedeas, (con.)
compensation of, to be paid out of the

to operate as a stay to the execution of
treasury,.....

.... ...... 107

the sentence or judgment............. 82
Agreements,

writ of error to the supreme court in civil
provision in Constitution as to Statos entor-

causes,..

82
ing into compacts...........

when to be brougbtg..

82

bond and security to prosecute soit with
of brigadier general...........

48
effect........

82
their pay,......

49 in what cases appeals allowed to the su-
of general; how selected,.

preme court, ......

83
for President's personal staff,.

188
transcript of proceedinge.......

83
Alabama,

no new evidence to be received...... 83
appropriation made by the State of, accepted

appeals subject to the rules prescribed
by Congr 83......

90
in cases of writs of error,....

$3
Alabama and Florida Railroad Company,

under what rules appeals or writs of error,
appropriation to, being difference in duty

in any caso, may be taken to the supreme
on railroad iron,..............................!

.188-189 court, from existing judgments or de-
Alien Enemies,

crees,

83
who liable to be apprehended and removed

in what cases writs of error allowed from
as alien enemies........

174

the final judgments, or decrees of the
who not to be taken as alien enemies,... 201-262 highest courts of the States to the su-
President to provide for the removal of

preme court,..........

84
those who fail to depart, and to establish

under what regulations and with what
rules, &C.............

175
effect, ........

84
by proclamation, to require citizsns of

assigo mont of errors,

84
the United States within the Conled-

appeal or writ of error allowed from judg-
erate States to depart within forty

ments, &c., of any State court rendered
days, .....

175

since the secession of such State............ 84
on failare to depart, treated as alien

transfer of causes pending in the supreme
enemies........

175

court of the United States upon appeal or
time allowed aliens resident within the

writ of error, to the supreme court of the
Confederate States,

175
Confederate States........

$5
duty of the Confed rate and State courts,

bond given for appeal, &c., to remain
judges, &c., on complaints aguinst aliens

in force,........

85
and alien enemies remaining in the Coo-

writs of error or appeal lie to the supreme
federate States, ....

175 court from judgments rendered in cau es
apprehension and examination........... 175 pending in the couris of the United States
order of removal. How otberwise

at the time of the secession of the States, 86-57
dealt with.....

.... 175

appeal to the Attorney General from decision
marshal, by himself or deputy, or other

of Commissioner of Patents,....

139
digireet person to execute the order... 175

proceedings on appeal,

138
warrant for such execution,................ 175

no appeal allowed from decision of ex-
as to the : equestration of the es ates, prup-

aminer of patents,.....

145
erty and effects of, see Sequestration,

from judgments and decrees of the distriet
and.......
.... 201-206, 260-260

court in actions, &c., under the patent
taxes on property of, -ee Tuces, and,......... 227

laws to the supreme court, ...........

.141, 165
when property of, may be decreed to their

transfer of appeal or writ of error from dis.
next of kio,........

202

trict court to the supreme court, where
Aliens,

tre judge of the district court rendered
printing or publishing of works of, allowed, 160.

the decision app-aled from,............... 156
privileges of the act relating to copy-rights

furiher time allowed parties to appeal or sue
extendod to foreigners, on certain cindi-

out writ of error from judgments, &c., of
tions, ........

the late district or circuit courts of the
United States, .......

156
Ambassadors, etc.,

either party to appeals, &c., in the supreme
power to nominate and appoint, .......

18

court of the United States may file iran-
President's duty to rexeive....

script of the record, &c., in the supreme
judicial power of the Confederate States

court of the Confederate States........156-157
extends to cases affecting them,.....

19

writ of crror or appeal in copy-right cases
in such cases, supreme court has original

to the supreme court........

159
jurisdiction,.....

20

writs of or and appeal from district
Amendment,

court before organization of the suprome
of Constitution of the Confederate States,

court, when returnable...........

163
how to be inade, .......

21
by whom and how issued,....

168
Appeal, Writ of Error and Supersedeas,

appeals from final decisions of the courts
appeal allowed from decision of superinten-

under ; be sequestration act...
dent of public printing,

writs of crror, &c., allowed from decisions

41
appeals and writs of error allowed from

of d'strict courts to the supreme court in
court of admiralty, at Key West, Florida,

Arizona Territory,.........

245
to the supreme court,......

61

and from decisions of the supreme court
when writ of error io operite as a superse-

of the Territory to the supreme court
deas and stay of execution.................. 80, 82

of the Confederate States............... 245
writ of error or appeal to the supreme court

provision respecting cases involving
allowed the accused in criminal ca338..... 82

title slaves and personal freedom, 245

.......... 161

19

206

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....... 144

Appeal, Writ of Error and Supe rsedeas, (con.), Appropriations, (continued,)
bills of exceptions, writs of error and ap-

for the custom-houses at New Orleans and
peals allowed from the decisions of the

Charleston, and for fitting up rooms for
district courts in Indian Territories to the

the court and clerk's office at New Or-
supreme court of the Confederate

Jeans, ..............

68
States.......

............274-275 for the navy, for the year ending February
writs of error lie to the supreme court

4th, 1862, ...........

............69-70
from the decisions of said district

For salary of auditor of the treasury,........ 87
courts in criminal cases,......... 275

for the purchase of ordnance and ordnance
when writ of error to operate as a

stores,....

88
supersedeas...........

275 for the Post-Office Department for the year
Appointments

ending ending March 1st, 1862,

88
commissioned officers of the navy may be to supply deficiences in the revenue of the
appointed during recess of Congress...... 74 Post-Office Department,

88
of inferior officers to be made by the Presi-

for the service of the bureau of Indian Af-
dent, ......

75
fairs, .........

89
of all officers, civil, military and naval, to acceptance by Congress of the appropria-
be made by the President during the re-

tion made by State of Alabama, ....... 90
cess of Congress.........

89

moneys appropriated for a particular branch
to the rank of general made by selection

of expenditure in one department may
from the army,

115

be appied to another branch in same de-
President authorized to continue appoint-

partment,.....

111
ments by him in the military and naval

special account thereof to be laid be-
service,......

....... 116,217
fore Congress, .....

111
of officers of the navy of the United States appropriations in additi n to those already
to the game rank and position in the navy

made for the military service, for the
of the Confederate States,".

121 fiscal year ending February 18th, 1862,123–124
officers of certain State troops turned over

for the legislative and executive expenses
to the Confederate States to be appoint-

of the Government for the year ending
ed, &c., as heretofore, ........ .223-224 February 18th, 1862,..

.124-125
of additional officers in the navy,..............

.... 229

for certain deficiencies in the appropria-
when appointments to terminate,...... 229

tions of the Post-Office Department, for
of certain assistant &ecretaries made execu-

the year ending February 18th, 1862....... 125
tive appointments.........

241 to meet the incidental expenses of the pab-
of officers of the regular navy to a higher

lic service within the Indian tribes, for
grade may be made without prejudice to

the year ending February 18tb, 1862,... 127
their position under original appointment, 242 for the library of the Patent Office, ..
of persons as field officers or captains tó for the pay of additional officers, &c., of
raise regiments, squadrone, &c.............. 248 the marine corps, and for the additional

when appointments to exiire............. 249 clothing and subsistence of the non-com-
of officers of artillery, above the rank of

missioned officers, musicians and privates
captain, in the provisional army and in

for the year ending February 18th, 1862,. 150
the volunteer corps,....

249

for pay of officers of the United States navy
of judges, attorneys, clerks and marshals

who have resigned and whom it is pro-
of district courts in certain Indian terri-

posed to add to the navy of the Confede-
tories, .........
272 rate States.......

153
of quartermasters and commissaries at per-

specific appropriations for the nary for tho
manent posts and depots,....

275

year ending February 18th, 1862....... 155
Apportionment of Representation

to defray the expenses of removing the seat
among the States,....

11 of Government from Montgomery to
Appropriations,

Richmond,.....
limitation, by Constitution, for armies,...... 14 act of 1861, March 15, making appropria-
under the Constitution, no money to be

tions for the support of the nuvy, amend-
drawn from the trousury unless appro-

ed, ...........

172
priated by law,........

for the pay of officers and others at the
for internal improvements, when authorized

navy yard at Norfolk,..

172
under the Constitution, ........

14 to aid the people and State of Missouri,..... 173
for support of three thousand men for

for the construction of a machine generally
three months to be called into service at

known as “Winan's Gun,".

174
Charleston,.......

58 for the services of physicians employed in
for the support of two thousand additional

conjapction with the medical staff of the
men to be called into service at same

army,.......

186
place,

for the pay of nurses and cooks for the
for the support of the regular army of the

military service, ........

186
Confederate States for twelve montbs

for the public defence for tho year ending
from Marob 11th, 1861,............ ......58-59 February 18th, 1862,....

187
Secretary of War may apply any part

for military hospitals for the year ending
of the appropriation to the support

February 18th, 1562,...

187
of the provisional forces, ............ 60 for the President of the Alabama and Flori.
for the public defence, and for the pay, sub-

da railroad company, being difference in
sistence and transportation of volunteer

duty on railroad iron,....

188
forces, .........

61 for the expenses of the Government in the
for the legislative, executive and judicial

legislative, executive and judicial depart-
expenses of the Government for the year

ments, for the year ending February 18th,
ending February 4th, 1862.................63-65 1862,.....

..190-101, 230-231

......161-162

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