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I. RESOLUTION OF THE COLONIAL CONGRESS RESPECTING

COPYRIGHT, 1783.

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Resolution passed by the Colonial Congress, recommending the several States

to secure to the authors or publishers of new books the copyright of such books. May 2, 1783....

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II. COPYRIGHT LAWS PASSED BY THE ORIGINAL STATES,

1783-1786.

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CONNECTICUT, 1783, JANUARY SESSION:

An act for the encouragement of literature and genius MASSACHUSETTS, 1783, March 17:

An act for the purpose of securing to authors the exclusive right and

benefit of publishing their literary productions for twenty-one years... MARYLAND, 1783, APRIL 21:

An act respecting literary property NEW JERSEY, 1783, MAY 27:

An act for the promotion and encouragement of literature NEW HAMPSHIRE, 1783, NOVEMBER 7:

An act for the encouragement of literature and genius, and for securing

to authors the exclusive right and benefit of publishing their literary

productions for twenty years RHODE ISLAND, 1783, DECEMBER SESSION :

An act for the purpose of securing to authors the exclusive right and

benefit of publishing their literary productions for twenty-one years... PENNSYLVANIA, 1784, MARCH 15 :

An act for the encouragement and promotion of learning by vesting a

right to the copies of printed books in the authors or purchasers of such

copies during the time therein mentioned.. SOUTH CAROLINA, 1784, MARCH 26:

An act for the encouragement of arts and sciences VIRGINIA, 1785, OCTOBER :

An act for securing to the authors of literary works an exclusive property

therein for a limited time.. NORTH CAROLINA, 1785, NOVEMBER 19:

An act for securing literary property. GEORGIA, 1786, FEBRUARY 3:

An act for the encouragement of literature and genius NEW YORK, 1786, APRIL 29:

An act to promote literature.

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III. PROVISION OF THE CONSTITUTION.

Provision of the Constitution as to the copyright legislation by Congress ..

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IV. PUBLIC ACTS RELATING TO COPYRIGHT PASSED BY THE

CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM 1790 TO 1897,INCLU-
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Page. May 31, 1790 [ORIGINAL COPYRIGHT ACT], FIRST CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION,

CHAPTER 15:
An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps,

charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during

the times therein mentioned. (Statutes at Large, vol. 1, pp. 124–126).. 30 APRIL 29, 1802, SEVENTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 36:

An act supplementary to an act intituled “An act for the encouragement

of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the .
authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein men-
tioned,” and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing,
engraving, and etching historical and other prints. (Statutes at Large,
vol. 2, pp. 171–172) ...

32 FEBRUARY 15, 1819, FIFTEENTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 19:

An act to extend the jurisdiction of the circuit courts of the United States

to cases arising under the law relating to patents [and copyrights].
(Statutes at Large, vol. 3, pp. 481-482)...

34 FEBRUARY 3, 1831 [FIRST REVISION], TWENTY-FIRST CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION,

CHAPTER 16:
An act to amend the several acts respecting copyrights. (Statutes at
Large, vol. 4, pp. 436-439)

35 JUNE 30, 1834, TWENTY-THIRD CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 157:

An act supplementary to the act to amend the several acts respecting

copyrights. (Requiring the recording of assignments of copyrights.]
(Statutes at Large, vol. 4, p. 728)..

39 August 10, 1846, TWENTY-NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 178, SEC

TION 10:
An act to establish the “Smithsonian Institution." [Requiring the

delivery of one copy of book, etc., to the librarian of the Smithsonian
Institution and one copy to the Librarian of Congress.] (Statutes at
Large, vol. 9, p. 106)..

40 March 3, 1855, THIRTY-THIRD CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 201, SEC

TION 5:
An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Depart-

ment during the fiscal year 1856. [Providing for the free transmission
of copyright deposits.] (Statutes at Large, vol. 10, p. 685) ...

40 August 18, 1856, THIRTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 169:

An act supplemental to an act entitled “An act to amend the several acts

respecting copyright,” approved February 3, 1831. [Securing the sole
right of representation in the case of dramatic compositions.] (Statutes
at Large, vol. 11, pp. 138–139)....

41 FEBRUARY 5, 1859, THIRTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 22, SEC

TIONS 6 AND 8:
An act providing for keeping and distributing all public documents. [Pro-

viding for the removal of all copyright deposits and records from the
Department of State to the Department of the Interior.] (Statutes at
Large, vol. 11, pp. 380–381)

41 FEBRUARY 18, 1861, THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 37:

An act to extend the right of appeal from decisions of circuit courts to the

Supreme Court of the United States [in copyright cases]. (Statutes at
Large, vol. 12, pp. 130–131)..

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MARCH 3, 1865, THIRTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 126:

An act supplemental to an act entitled “An act to amend the several acts

respecting copyright,” approved February 3, 1831, and to the acts in
addition thereto and amendments thereof. [Extending copyright pro-

tection to photographs, etc.] (Statutes at Large, vol. 13, pp. 540–541.).. FEBRUARY 18, 1867, THIRTY-NINTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 43:

An act amendatory of several acts respecting copyrights. [Imposing a

penalty of $25 for failure to deposit copies in Library of Congress, and
providing for the free transmission by mail of "copyright matter.”']

(Statutes at Large, vol. 14, p. 395.)...
JULY 8, 1870 [SECOND REVISION], FORTY-FIRST CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAP-

TER 230, SECTIONS 85–110: An act to revise, consolidate, and amend the Statutes relating to patents and copyrights. (Statutes at Large, vol. 16, pp. 212-215.)

. .... DECEMBER 1, 1873 [THIRD REVISION]-REVISED STATUTES, TITLE 60, CHAPTER 3:

(Statutes at Large, vol. 18, part 1, pp. 957–960.) JUNE 18, 1874, FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 301:

An act to amend the law relating to patents, trade-marks, and copy

rights. [Notice of copyright required; fees; registration of prints for.
articles of manufacture at Patent Office, etc.] (Statutes at Large, vol.

18, part 3, pp. 78–79.)
MARCH 3, 1879, FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, CHAPTER 180, SEC-

TION 15:
An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Depart-

ment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1880, and for other purposes.
[Providing against transmission through the mails of any publication

which violates copyright.] (Statutes at Large, vol. 20, p. 359.) .... August 1, 1882, FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 366:

An act to amend the statutes in relation to copyright. [Position of notice

of copyright in the case of decorative articles.] (Statutes at Large,

vol. 22, p. 181.)
March 3, 1891 [SO-CALLED INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT ACT], FIFTY-FIRST

CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 565:
An act to amend title 60, chapter 3, of the Revised Statutes of the United

States, relating to copyrights. (Extending copyright in certain cases

to works by foreign authors.] (Statutes at Large, vol. 26, pp. 1106-1110.) MARCH 3, 1893, FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 215:

An act relating to copyrights. [Enabling act, giving the same effect to

copies deposited prior to March 1, 1893, as to copies deposited

before publication.”] (Statutes at Large, vol. 27, p. 743.) JANUARY 12, 1895, FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, CHAPTER 23, SECTION

52: An act providing for the public printing and binding and the distribution

of public documents. [Providing that no Government publication shall

be copyrighted.] (Statutes at Large, vol. 28, p. 608.)..... March 2, 1895, FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, CHAPTER 194:

An act to amend section 4965, chapter 3, title 60, of the Revised Statutes

of the United States, relating to copyrights. [Providing damages in
cases of infringement of photographs and works of art.] (Statutes at
Large, vol. 28, p. 965.).

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JANUARY 6, 1897, FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 4:

An act to amend title 60, chapter 3, of the Revised Statutes, relating to

copyrights. (Enacting that unauthorized representation, willful and
for profit, is a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment.] (Statutes

at Large, vol. 29, pp. 481-482.)......
FEBRUARY 19, 1897, FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 265

[SECTION-LIBRARY OF CONGRESS] :
An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial

expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1898, and
for other purposes. [Providing for the appointment of a Register of

Copyrights.] (Statutes at Large, vol. 29, p. 545.)...
MARCH 3, 1897, FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 392 :

An act to amend title 60, chapter 3, of the Revised Statutes of the United

States, relating to copyrights. [Providing penalty for printing false
claim of copyright and prohibiting the importation of articles bearing
false claim of copyright.] (Statutes at Large, vol. 29, pp. 694–695.) ...

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V. PRIVATE ACTS RELATING TO COPYRIGHT PASSED BY THE

CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1828–1899. MAY 24, 1828, TWENTIETH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 145:

An act to continue a copyright to John Rowlett. (Statutes at Large, vol. 6,

pp. 389–390.)..... FEBRUARY 11, 1830, TWENTY-FIRST CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 13:

An act to amend “An act to continue a copyright of John Rowlett."

(Statutes at Large, vol. 6, p. 403.) .... MARCH 3, 1843, TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, CHAPTER 140:

An act supplemental to the act of the 24th May, 1828, to continue a copy

right to John Rowlett. (Statutes at Large, vol. 6, p. 897.)..... JUNE 23, 1874, FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, CHAPTER 534:

An act for the relief of William Tod Helmuth, of New York. (Statutes

at Large, vol. 18, pt. 3, p. 618.)..... FEBRUARY 17, 1898, FIFTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, CHAPTER 29:

An act for the relief of Judson Jones. (Statutes at Large, vol. 30, p. 1396.).

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VI. PROCLAMATIONS ISSUED BY THE PRESIDENT, EXTENDING

COPYRIGHT TO CITIZENS OF CERTAIN FOREIGN COUNTRIES, 1891-1899.

PROCLAMATION OF JULY 1, 1891: Belgium, France, Great Britain and her pos

sessions, and Switzerland
PROCLAMATION OF APRIL 15, 1892: Germany
PROCLAMATION OF OCTOBER 31, 1892: Italy
PROCLAMATION OF May 8, 1893: Denmark..
PROCLAMATION OF JULY 20, 1893: Portugal
PROCLAMATION OF JULY 10, 1895: Spain
PROCLAMATION OF FEBRUARY 27, 1896: Mexico.
PROCLAMATION OF May 25, 1896: Chile
PROCLAMATION OF OCTOBER 19, 1899: Costa Rica..
PROCLAMATION OF NOVEMBER 20, 1899: Netherlands (Holland) and possessions.

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VII. INDEX.

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