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tin, No. 3), pp. 43-44. See Bibliography, I. Bills, no. 51; Chronological Record, pp. 192–194.

(12) Imposing of penalty of $25 for failure to deposit copies in the Library of Congress, and providing for the free transmission by mail of “copyright matter.' Repealed by the act of July 8, 1870.

FORTY-FIRST CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

1870 (July 8).–An Act to revise, consolidate, and amend Second gen

eral revision the statutes relating to patents and copyrights. (Approved, July 8, 1870. 41st Cong., 2d sess., chap. 230, secs. 85-110.) In “The Statutes at large and proclamations of the United States of America, from December, 1869, to March, 1871. Edited by George P. Sanger." Vol. 16, 8o. Boston, 1871, pp. 212-215. In "Copyright enactments, 1783–1900.” 8°. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3, pp. 44-49.) See Bibliography, I. Bills, nos. 59-62; Chronological Record, pp. 197–199, 200–204.

(13) Second general revision. Replaced by Title LX, chapter 3, of the Revised Statutes, in force December 1, 1873.

FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION

ter 3

1873 (December 1).—Revised Statutes, Title 60, Chap- Revised statCopyrights. In “The Revised statutes of the

utes: Copy:

rights United States, passed at the first session of the Forty-third Congress, 1873-74." Second edition, 8o. Washington, 1878, pp. 957-960. In “Copyright enactments, 1783– 1900.” 8°. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), pp. 49-53.

In Drone (Eaton Sylvester). Treatise on the law of property in intellectual productions. 8°. Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1879, pp. 698-704. See Bibliography, I. Bills, nos. 52, 54, 64, 72; Chronological Record, p. 210.

Section 1948 amended by the appropriation act of February 19, 1897. Section 4952 amended by act of June 18, 1874, section 3; further amended by the act of March 3, 1891, section 1. Section 4954 amended by act of March 3, 1891, section 2. Section 4956 amended by act of March 3, 1891, section 3. See also act of March 3, 1893. Section 4958 amended by act of June 18, 1874, section 2; further amended by the act of March 3, 1891, section 4. Section 4959 amended by act of March 3, 1891, section 5. Section 4962 amended by act of June 18, 1874, section 1; August 1, 1882. Section 4963 amended by act of March 3, 1891, section 6; further amended by act of March 3, 1897.

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Section 4964 amended by act of March 3, 1891, section 7. Sectiou 4965 amended by act of March 3, 1891, section 8; further amended by act of March 2, 1895. Section 4966 amended by act of January 6, 1897. Section 4967 amended by act of March 3, 1891, section 9.

Section 4971, repealed by act of March 3, 1891, section 10. Copyright of

1874 (June 18).–An Act to amend the law relating to Prints and Labels

patents, trade-marks, and copyrights. (Approved, June 18, 1874. 43d Cong., ist sess., chap. 301.) In “The Statutes at large of the United States, from December, 1873, to March, 1875." Vol. 18, part 3, 8°. Washington, 1875, pp. 78–79. In “Copyright enactments, 1783–1900.” 8° Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), pp. 53-54. In Drone (Eaton Sylvester). A Treatise on the law of property in intellectual productions. 8o. Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1879, pp. 704–705. See Bibliography, I. Bills, no. 81; Chronological Record, pp. 214-216.

(15) Section 1 relates to the notice of copyright, amending section 4962 of the Revised Statutes, which was further qualified by the act of August 1, 1882; section 2 relates to copyright fees, amending section 4958 of the Revised Statutes; section 3 relates to the registration of labels and prints for articles of manufacture, modifying section 4952 of the Revised Statutes.

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FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION

Post-Office 1879 (March 3).–An Act making appropriations for the Dept.: Publica. tions violating

service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year copyright ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for

other purposes. (Approved, March 3, 1879. 45th Cong., 3d sess., chap. 180, sec. 15.) In “The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from October, 1877, to March, 1879." Vol. 20, 8°.

Vol. 20, 8°. Washington, 1879, p. 359. In " Copyright enactments, 1783–1900.” 8°. Washington, 1900.

(Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), pp. 54-55. See Chronological Record, p. 217.

(16) Provides against transmission through mails of any publication which violates copyright.

FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION Notice of 1882 (August 1).–An Act to amend the statutes in relacopyright:tion to copyright.

(Approved, August 1, 1882. 47th Molded decorative articles Cong., ist sess., chap. 366.) In “The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from December, 1881, to March, 1883." Vol. 22, 8°. Washington, 1883, p. 181. In “Copyright enactments, 1783–1900.” 8°. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), p. 55. See Bibliography, I. Bills, no. 85; Chronological Record, pp. 220-223.

(17) Relates to the position of notice of copyright in the case of molded decorative articles, etc., amending section 4962 of the Revised Statutes.

FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

Vol. 15,

1891 (March 3).-An Act to amend title sixty, chapter International

copyright act three, of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to copyrights. (Approved March 3, 1891. 51st Cong., 2d sess., chap. 565.) In “The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from December, 1889, to March, 1891." Vol. 26,8° Washington, 1891, pp. 1 106-1110. In “The Publishers' weekly.” Vol. 39, 8°. New York, no. 997, Mar. 7, 1891, pp. 367–370. In “The Critic.” 40. New York, no. 473, Mar. 14, 1891, pp. 142–143.

In "Copyright enactments, 1783-1900." 89. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), pp. 55-59. See Bibliography, I. Bills, nos. 125-127, 129-130; Chronological Record, pp. 287, 292-297, 301-323.

(18) The so-called international-copyright act, extending copyright in certain cases to works by foreign authors. Amends sections 4952, 4954, 4956, 4958, 4959, 4963, 4964, 4965, and 4967 of the Revised Statutes, and repeals section 4971.

FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

act

1893 (March 3).-An Act relating to copyrights. (Ap- Depositof cop

ies: Enabling proved, March 3, 1893. 52d Cong., 2d sess., chap. 215.) In "The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from December, 1891, to March, 1893."

1893.” Vol. 27, 8°. Washington, 1893, p. 743. In "Copyright enactments, 1783-1900." 8°. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), p. 60. See Bibliography, I. Bills, nos. 135-136; Chronological Record, pp. 326–327.

(19) Enabling act, amendatory of section 4956 of the Revised Statutes, giving the same effect to copies deposited prior to March 1, 1893, as to copies deposited “on or before publication.”

FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION Government 1895 (January 12).–An Act providing for the public publications not copyrightable printing and binding and the distribution of public docu

ments. (Approved, January 12, 1895. 53d Cong., 3d sess., chap. 23, sec. 52.) In “The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from August, 1893, to March, 1895." Vol. 28, 8°. Washington, 1895, p. 608. In "Copyright enactments, 1783–1900.” 8°. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), p. 60. See Chronological Record, p. 327

(20) Providing that no Government publication shall be copyrighted.

1895 (March 2). —An Act to amend section forty-nine infringement of photographs

hundred and sixty-five, chapter three, title sixty, of the and original Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to copy

rights. (Approved," March 2, 1895. 53d Cong., 3d sess., chap. 194.) In “ The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from August, 1883, to March, 1895." Vol. 28, 8o. Washington, 1895, p. 965. In“ Copyright enactments, 1783–1900." 8°. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), pp. 60–61. See Bibliography, I. Bills, nos. 143-145; Chronological Record, pp. 332-334. (21)

Amending section 4965 of the Revised Statutes, imposing penalties in the case of infringement of photographs and of original works of art.

Penalties

for

works of art

FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION Penalties for 1897 (January 6).–An Act to amend title sixty, chapter unauthorized

three, of the Revised Statutes relating to copyrights. (Aprepresentation

proved, January 6, 1897. 54th Cong., 2d sess., chap. 4.) In “The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from December, 1895, to March, 1897." Vol. 29, 8o. Washington, 1897, pp. 481-482. In “Copyright enactments, 1783–1900.” 8°. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), pp. 61-62. See Bibliography, I. Bills, nos. 154, 157, 159, 160; Chronological Record, pp.

. 336, 337, 338–341.

(22) Amending section 4966 of the Revised Statutes, enacting that unauthorized representation, willful and for profit, of any dramatic or

musical composition, is a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment. Register of 1897 (February 19).-An Act making appropriations for copyrights

the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the

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Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes. (Approved, February 19, 1897. 54th Cong., 2d sess., chap. 265.—Copyright Department.) In “The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from December, 1895, to March, 1897." Vol. 29, 89. Washington, 1897, p. 545 In "Copyright enactments, 1783-1900." Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), pp. 62–63. See Chronological Record, p. 341. (23)

Amending section 4948 of the Revised Statutes, providing for the appointment of a Register of Copyrights, “who shall, under the direction and supervision of the Librarian of Congress, perform all the duties relating to copyrights,” etc.

1897 (March 3).–An Act to amend title sixty, chapter False claim of three, of the Revised Statutes, relating to copyrights. copyright (Approved March 3, 1897. 54th Cong., 2d sess., chap. 392.) In “The Statutes at large of the United States of America, from December, 1895, to March, 1897." Vol. 29, 8°. Washington, 1897, pp. 694-695. In "Copyright enactments, 1783-1900." 8°. Washington, 1900. (Copyright Office Bulletin, No. 3), pp. 63–64. See Bibliography, I. Bills, nos. 163, 165-167; Chronological Record, pp. 342-344.

Amending section 4963 of the Revised Statutes, providing penalty for printing false claim of copyright and prohibiting the importation of articles bearing false claim of copyright.

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FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION

1904 (January 7).-An Act to afford protection to exhib- Interim copyitors of foreign literary, artistic, or musical works at the

right: Louisi.

ana Purchase Louisiana Purchase Exposition. (Approved January 7, Exposition 1904. 58th Cong., 2d sess., public No. 2.) See Bibliography, I. Bills, no. 205; Chronological Record, pp. 369, 370-373

(25) (6) Private Laws

TWENTIETH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION 1828 (May 24).-An Act to continue a copyright to John Relief of J: Rowlett. (Approved May 24, 1828. 20th Cong., ist sess., chap. 145.) In “The Public statutes at large of the

Rowlett

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