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I our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen ; and AN ACT to provide for the appointment of a Solicitor of 1 the said Nancy shall be, and hereby is authorized to select

Treasuiry. any other quarter section of land containing one bundred Be it enacted, &c. That there be appointed, by the i and sixty acres, from any lands within the District of St. President of the United States, by and with the advice

Louis aforesaid, which may be subject to entry at private and consent of the Senate; some suitable person, learned

sale; for which quarter section, when entered, a patent in law, to be Solicitor of the Treasury; and that all, and u shall issue as in other cases.

singular the powers and duties that are by law vested in, Approved, May 26, 1830.

and required from, the Agent of the T'reasury of the

United States, shall be transferred to, vested in, and reAN ACT for the relief of Payson Perrin. quired from, the said Solicitor of the Treasury; and the Be it enacted, &c. That the Collector of the Customs for said Solicitor of the Treasury shall also perform and disthe district of Boston and Charlestown be authorized to issue charge so much of the duties beretofore belonging to the

certificates of debenture to Payson Perrin, for the amount office of Commissioner, or acting Commissioner of the ! of drawback of duties on one hundred and five bales, and Revenue, as relates to the superintendence of the collecI thirty half bales of Bengal Cotton, shipped on board the tion of outstanding direct and internal duties. And the skip

Tartar, of which the said Payson Perrin was master, said Solicitor shall have charge of all lands and other proAt Boston, in September, one thousand eight hundred and perty, which have been or shall be assigned, set off, or eighteen, for Havre, in France, which shipment was entered conveyed to the United States, in payment of debts, and at the Custom-house for exportation, but

the oath required of all trusts created for the use of the United States, in by law was not taken, por the bond given within the time payment of debts due them; and to sell and dispose of prescribed by law: Provided, That said Payson Perrin lands assigned, or set off to the United States, in payment shall , in all other respects

, comply with

the law, to entitle of debts, or being vested in them by mortgage, or other bim to the said debenture,

security for the payment of debts, and in cases where Approved, May 26, 1830.

real estate hath already become the property of the United States by conveyance, or otherwise, in payment of a debt,

aud such debt hath been fully paid, in money, and the AN ACT for the relief of Mountjoy Bayly. same hath been received by the United States, it shall Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of War be directed and may be lawful for the Solicitor of the Treasury to reto pay to Mountjoy Bayly, his commutation of five years' lease by deed, or otherwise convey the same real estate to the full

pay as a Captain in the Maryland line, in the war of debtor from whom it was taken, if he shall be living, or if the Revolution : Provided, He shall satisfy the said Secre- such debtor he dead, to bis heirs or devisees, or such pertary that he was entitled to said commutation, and never sou as they shall appoint. received it from the United States.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of Approved, May 26, 1830.

the Treasury shall cause to be transferred to the Solicitor

of the Treasury, all books, papers, and records, belongAN ACT for the relief of Lucy M. Lipscomb. ing or appertaining to the office of Agent of the TreasuBe it enacted, &c. That the sum of one hundred dollars, ry, or belonging and appertaining to the superintendence out of apy money in the Treasury, not otherwise

of the collectiou of outstanding direct taxes and internal priated, be, and the same is hereby appropriated, to the duties; and the Comptroller of the Treasury, and all payment of that sum to Lucy M. Lipscomb, of Missouri, other officers, who have heretofore been required to for so much mouey, erroneously deposited by her agent to cause accounts to be stated or certified, or to make out the credit of the Treasurer of the United States, to be or forward lists, returns, reports, or statements, to the paid to the said Lucy, or to ber order, on demand.

Agent of the Treasury, are hereby required to cause such

accounts to be stated and certified, and such lists, returns, Approved, May 26, 1830.

reports, and statements, to be made, and forwarded to the

Solicitor of the Treasury; and all lists, returns, reporte, AN ACT for the relief of Jobo Edgar, of Illinois. and statements, respecting outstanding direct taxes and Be it enacted, &c. That the proper accounting officer internal duties, heretofore required to be made to the of the Treusury Department be, and he is bereby autho. Commissioner or acting Commissioner of the Revnue, rized to pay to General Jobo Edgar, heretofore an acting shall bereafter be made to the said Solicitor of the TreaCaptain in the Navy, during the Revolutiopary War, the sury. same sum, in groes, and the same pay during his life, Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That whenever any which other Captains have received, in virtue of the pro- boud for duties shall be delivered to a District Attorney visions of the act of Congress, entitled “ An act for the re- for suit, the Collector so delivering the same shall immelief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the Army diately give juformation thereof to the Solicitor of the of the Revolution,” approved fifteenth of May, one thon- Treasury, with a full and exact description of the date of Baod eight hundred and twenty-eight,

such bond, the amount due thereon, and the name of all Approved, May 26, 1830.

the obligors thereto: and the Solietor of the Treasury

shall thereupon make sucb entry thereof as that the said AN ACT for the benefit of the creditors of Bennet and the amouot thereof shall have been paid to the United

Attorney may duly appear chargeable therewith, until Morte.

States, or be shall have obtained judgment thereon, and Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury, delivered execution to the Marshal, or shall otherwise be, and he bereby is, directed to pay out of any money in have been duly discharged therefrom : and the several the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of District Attorneys of the United States, sball, immediately nine thousand three hundred and forty dollars to Isaac T. after the end of every term of the Circuit and District Preston, Eleażer W. Ripley, and Eben Fisk, for and on Courts of the United States in their respective districts account of Beunet and Morte, late contractors for build forward to the Solicitor of the Treasury a full and partiing the fortifications at Petite Coquille, and the Rigolets cular statement, as well of all cases in which the United Pass, Louisiana; to be distributed and paid by them to States are party, which are pending in said courts, as of the creditors of the said Bennet and Morte, according to those which may have been decided during such term, law.

accompanied by a certificate of the Clerk of such Court; Approved, May 26, 1830.

and it shall be the duty of the Solicitor of the Treasury to

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make constant and strict comparisons and examinations proceedings, and prosecutions aforesaid; and the Attorney of the said returns of the District Attorneys of the re- General shall receive, in addition to his present salary, tha ports made by the Collectors of bonds delivered to the sum of five bundred dollars per annum. Attorneys for suit; and if it shall appear that any Collec Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That the Solicitor of tor sball make return any bond as in suit, or delivered the Treasury shall receive an annual salary of three thou. for suit, which is not, at the time, in suit, or delivered for sand five hundred dollars ; and be authorized to employ, suit, or shall return any bond as in suit, for the whole with the approbation of the Secretary of the Treasury, one amount thereof, when part thereof has been paid to him, Clerk, who shall receive a salary of eleven hundred and or as in suit for more than is actually due thereon, the So- fifty dollars per annum; and one Messenger, with a salary licitor of the Treasury shall, immediately upon discovery of five bundred dollars per annum. All letters to add thereof, communicate the same to the President of the from the Solicitor of the Treasury, relating to the duties United States; and it shall further be the duty of each and business of his office, shall be transmitted by mail free Collector to accompany bis return for the last quarter of of postage. every year with a particular account of bonds in suit, stat Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That the sum of ing the amount actually unpaid on each; and to the truth three thousand five hundred dollars be, and the same hereof such account he shall certify on oath.

by is appropriated for the payment of the said salaries for Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That when any suit the preseut year ; to be paid out of any money in the Treaor action for the recovery of any fine, penalty, or forfei- sury not otherwise appropriated. ture, shall be instituted or commenced, a statement of such Approved: May 29, 1880. buit or action shall be immediately transmitted to the Solicitor of the Treasury, by the Attorney instituting the same, AN ACT making appropriations for certain expenditures and wbenever any seizure shall be made for the purpose on account of the Engineer, Ordoance, and Quartermasof enforcing any forfeiture, the Collector or other person ter's Departments. causing such seizure to be made, sball, in like manoer, im. Be it enacted, &c. That the following sums be, and the mediately give information thereof to the Solicitor of the same are hereby appropriated, to wit : Treasury

For the erection of barracks and the purchase of land at Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the said Solicitor Fort Crawford, Prairie du Chien, twelve thousand dolshall have power to instruct the District Attorneys, Mar- lars. sbals, and Clerks of the Circuit and District Courts of the For the payment of the land upon which the barracks United States, in all matters and proceedings, appertain are erected at Houlton, in the State of Maine, six bundred ing to suits in which the United States is a party, or ipte- and twenty-nine dollars and twenty-one cents. rested, and cause them or either of them, to report to him For the completion of the barracks'at New London, and from tiine to time, any information he may require in re for a portico to the officers' quarters, two thousand five lation to the same.

hundred dollars. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That all moneys re For barracks, quarters, hospital, and store-bouses at covered or collected by the Solicitor of the Treasury, or Green Bay, fifteen thousand dollars. under his direction shall be reported by him to the officer For the completion of Jefferson Barracks, in the State of from whom the bond or other evidence of debt, was re- Missouri, eight thousand seven hundred and thirty-five dolceived, and proper credit be given therefor; and be shall lars. report in like manner, all credits allowed by due course of For the erection of a store-bouse for the subsistence and law; or any suits under bis direction.

Quartermaster's Departments at Baton Rouge, three thouSec. 7. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the sand five hundred dollars. duty of the Solicitor the Treasury, with the approba For the erection of barracks at Key West, and for ditohtion of the Secretary of the Treasury, to establish such ing, draining, and clearing the ground required to be used rules and regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the for military purposes, fifteen thousand dollars. observance of Collectors, District Attorneys, and Mar. For opening a road from Green Bay to Winnebago shals, respecting suits in which the United States are Lake, and thence to Fort Winnebago, two thousand dolparties, as may be deemed vecessary for the just respon- lars. sibility of those officers, and the prompt collection of all For the completion of the military road in the State of revenues and debts due and accruing to the United Maine, forty-seven thousand four hundred and fifty-one dolStates.

lars and seventy-two cents. SEO. 8. And' be it further enacted, That it shall be the For the erection of wooden barracks for the troops at duty of the Solicitor of the Treasury to obtain from the Fortress Monroe, ten thousand two hundred dollars. several District Attorneys of the United States, full and For the purchase of five and a half acres of land for the accurate accounts of all causes and actions pending in the use of the National Armory at Springfield, in Massachu courts of the United States, in which the United States setts, two thousand two hundred dollars. shall be plaintiffs, on the fourth day of July next; and sball For the erection of a new fire-proof Arsenal at the Nacause an intelligent abstract thereof, showing the names of tional Armory at Springfield, in Massachusetts, sixteen the parties in each suit, the cause of action, the time of its thousand dollars. commencement, and such other matters as may be neces For the National Armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, sary to full information respecting the same, to be pre- viz : For extending the walls and embankments which pared aud laid before Congress at the commencement of convey the water from the Potomac river to the works, the next session,

nine thousand three hundred dollars ; for erecting a forg, Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of ing shop, tilt bammer, and new worksbop, six thousand the Treasury be, and he hereby is authorized to transfer five hundred dollars ; for the erection of ten additional one of the Clerks now employed in the office of the Fifth dwelling houses for the workmen, ten thousand dollars; for Auditor, to the office of Solicitor of the Treasury; and the slating the roofs of the present workshops, three thousand said Clerk shall continue to receive the same salary us at two hundred dollars. present.

For the purchase of five acres of land adjoining the Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the Arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts, five hundred dolduty of the Attorney General of the United States, at the lars. request of said Solicitor, to advise with and direct the For the erection of a military laboratory and workshop saíd Solicitor as to the manner of conducting the suite, / at West Point; two thousand five hundred dollars.

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For the purchase of a Lithographic Press, of paper, certified under the seal of the land office of Virginia, with and ink, and for the employment of suitable Lithographer the affidavit of the party endorsed upon, or accompanying for the War Department, six hundred dollars.

the same, stating that such warrant has been lost or misFor barracks at Fort Gratiot, five thousand dollars. laid, and that the original bas not been sold or transferred,

For the security of the Pea Patch Island; for the con- to the knowledge or belief of the party so surrendering, struction of a new water tank; and for gravelling the pa: or his or her guardian. • rade at Fort Delaware, forty-one thousand three hundred Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the and twenty-one dollars and fourteen cents.

duty of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, to Approved, May 31, 1830.

request the Executive of Virginia, to furnish him with a

statement of all such warrants, within the purview of this AN ACT providing for the settlement of the accounts of act, as bave already issued, showing the number and certain Diplomatic Functionaries.

date of each warrant, and the quantity of acres granted Be it enacted, &c. That the proper accounting officer by each, and also a monthly statement of the same de. of the Treasury be, and he is bereby authorized, under the scription, showing the number, date, and quantity, of 21 direction of the Secretary of State, to settle the accounts such warrants as shall hereafter be granted. And no war

of William B. Lawrence, late Chargé des Affaires of the rapt shall be taken to be within the provisions of this act, w United States at London ; Alexander H. Everett, late which shall hereafter be granted, unless the Executive

Minister of the United States to Spain ; and of James of Virginia sball cause a certificate to be endorsed thereBarbour, Jr.

, late acting Secretary of Legation at London; op, signed by some proper officer, stating that the party William Radcliffe, late Consul of the United States at to whom such warrant shall be bo granted, bis, her, or Lima, for diplomatic services performed upon the death their ancestor or devisor, was entitled thereto by some of the Chargé des Affaires of the United States; and of law or resolution of the said State, in force at the time of William H. D C. Wright, Consul of the United States at the deed of cession, by the State of Virginia, to the United

Rio de Janeiro, for diplomatic services performed upon States. 1 tbe retirement of the Chargé des Affaires of the United Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That, before the Se

States; as far as the same shall appear to the Secretary cretary of the Treasury shall issue the scrip required by fin of State to have been sanctioned by instructions from the the provisions of this bill, the applicants shall produce

Department of State, or to have a just, and equitable to him the certificate of the Register of the Land Office foundation in usage.

in Kentucky, and the certificate of the Surveyor of the Approved, May 29, 1830.

military lands of the Virginia line, that the warrants,

(when the original is presented, or the copy, when the AN ACT making a re-appropriation of a sum heretofore original has been lost or destroyed) bas not been located,

appropriated for the suppression of the slave trade. surveyed, or patented, in Kentucky, attested by the seal

Be it enacted, &c. That the unexpected balance of the of his office. sum of thirty thousand dollars, appropriated by the act Sec, 4. And be it; further enacted, That the certificates entitled “ An act making an appropriation for the sup- or scrip to be issued by virtue of this act, shall be receiv; pression of the slave trade," approved, May twenty-fourth, able in payment for any lands hereafter to be purchased

one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, be re-ap- at private sale, after the same shall have been offered i propriated to the same object, pursuant to the act of Con- at public sale, and shall remain unsold at any of the Land

gress of the third of March, one thousand eight hundred Offices of the United States, established, or to be estaand pineteen.

blished, in the States of Obio, Indiana, and Illinois. And Approved, May 81, 1880.

all such certificates or scrip as shall be issued by virtue

of this act, shall be assignable, by endorsements thereon, AN ACT for the relief of certain officers and soldiers of attested by two witnesses : Provided, That all certificates

the Virginia Line and Navy, and of the Continental or scrip to be issued, in virtue of any warrant hereafter to Army, during the Revolutionary War.

be granted, shall be issued to the party originally entiBe it enacted, &c. That the officers and soldiers, sai- tled thereto, or bis heir or heirs, devisee or devisees, as lors and marines, who were in the service of Virginia on the case inay be. her own State establishment during the Revolutionary Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the provisions of war, and who were entitled to military land bounties, thic act shall be deemed and taken to extend to all such by the laws and resolutions of the State, their heirs and officers, soldiers, sailors, marines, chaplains, musicians, assigos, shall be, and they are hereby authorized to sur- surgeons, and surgeons' mates, in the land or sea service, render, to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United of the State of Virginia during the Revolutionary war, aud States, such of their warrants for the said land bounties generally, to every person to whom the State bad en. as shall remain unsatisfied, in whole or in part, and to re- gaged to pay a land bounty for services in that war, of ceive certificates or scrip for the same, at any time before any description, by any law or resolution passed before, the first day of January, in the year ove thousand eight and in force at the date of the said deed of cession; ex: hundred and thirty-five, which certificates of scrip sball cept only such persons as are inentioned in, and provided be issued by the said Secretary, and signed by bím, and for, by the reservation contained iu the said deed of cescouptersigned by the Commissioner of the General Land sion in favor of the officers and soldiers of the said State Office, in the following manner, that is to say: There on continental establishment: Provided, That no scrip shall be a separate certificate or scrip for such sum as issued under the provisions of this act, shall entitle the shall, at the time of issuing the same, be equal to the holder to enter or purchase any settled or occupied lande, tben minimum price of each quantity of eight acres of without the written consent of such settlers or occupants, land due by such warrants, and remaining unsatisfied at as may be actually residing on said lands at the time the the time of such surrender, and a like certificate or scrip same shall be entered or applied for: And provided, also, for such sum as, at the time, shall be equal to the mini- That the amount of lands thus located, shall not exceed mum price of the quantity that shall so remain unsatisfied, two hundred and sixty thousand acres. of any such warrant after such subdivisions of the amount Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the provisions into quantities of eighty acres. And where any such war of the first and fourth sections of this act, shall extend to rant shall have been lost for mislaid, by time and accident, and embrace owners of military land warrants, issued by it shall and maybe lawful for the party desiring to sur the United States, in satisfaction of claims for bounty render the same, to surrender an official copy thereof, land for services during the Revolutionary war; and that

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the laws, heretofore enacted, providing for the issuing said compensation as in his opinion shall be equitable and warrants, are hereby revived and continued in force for just, not exceeding to each that beretofore allowed by two years.

law to the superintendent of the Cumberland road, in the Seo. 7. And be it further enacted, That the provisions State of Ohio. of this act shall also be deemed and taken to extend to all SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifthe unsatisfied warrants of the Virginia army, on continen- teen thousand dollars be, and the same is bereby granttal establishment: Provided, That the quantity thereof ed, for claims due and remaining uppaid at the Treasury, shall not exceed fifty thousand acres, in addition to the two on account of the Cumberland road, east of Wheeling, to hundred and sixty thousand acres heretofore authorized to be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise be located by their State lipe.

appropriated. Approved, May 30, 1830.

I approve this bill, and ask a reference to my commu

nication to Congress of this date, in relation thereto. AN ACT making appropriations for examinations and May 31, 1830.

ANDREW JACKSON. surveys, and also, for certain works of Internal Improvement.

AN ACT to provide for an exchange of lands with the Be it enacted, &c.

, That the following sums be, and they Indians residing in any of the States or Territories, are hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any money in and for their removal West of the river Mississippi. the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, viz.;

Be fit enacted, &c. That it sball and may be lawful for For defraying the expenses incidental to making exami- the President of the United States to cause so much of nations and surveys for National Works, under the act of any territory belonging to the United States, west of the the thirtieth April , one thousand eight hundred and twenty- river Mississippi

, not included in any States, or organized four, including five thousand one hundred and four dollars territory, and to which the Indian title has been extinguish. and twenty-seven cents, for arrearages on account of sur ed, as, he may judge necessary, to be divided into a suitveys and office rent in the years one thousand eight hun- able number of Districts, for the reception of such tribes dred and twenty-six, one thousand eight hundred and or nations of Ivdians as may choose to exchange the lands twenty-seven, and one thousand eight bundred and twenty- wbere they now reside, and remove there; and to cause eight, thirty thousand dollars.

each of said Districts to be so described by natural or For continuing the road from Detroit to Fort Gratiot, artificial marks, as to be easily distinguished from every seven thousand dollars.

other. For contiouing the road from Detroit to Saganaw bay, Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall and seven thousand dollars.

may be lawful for the President to exchange any or all of For continuing the road from Detroit to Chicago, eight such districts, so as to be laid off and described, with any thousand dollars.

tribe or nation of Indians now residing within the limits For completing repairs on the road between Alachua of any of the States or Territories, and with which the Court House and Jacksonville, in Florida, two thousand United States have existing treaties, for the whole or any dollars.

part or portion of the Territory claimed and occupied by For completing the road from Alagua to Mariana, two such tribe or nation, within the bounds of any one or more thousand dollars.

of the States or Territories where the land claimed and For completing the survey and estimate of a canal to occupied by the Indians is owned by the United States, or connect the waters of the Atlautic with the Gulf of Mexo the United States are bound to the State within wbich it ico, ten thousand four hundred dollars. And it shall be lies to extinguish the Indian claim thereto. the duty of the Secretary of War to cause a detailed re Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That, in the making port to be made out, showing the practicability or imprac- of any such exchange or exchanges, it shall and may be ticability of inaking a ship or other canal, and the reasons lawful for the President solemnly to assure the tribe of for either, with an estimate of the probable expense, and nation with which the exchange is made, that the United advantages of such a canal as may be considered prac States will forever secure and guaranty to them, and their ticable.

heirs or successors, the country so exchanged with them; Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one and if they prefer it, that the United States will cause hundred thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appro- a patent of grant to be made and executed to them for priated, for the purpose of opening, grading, and making the same : Provided always, That such lands shall revert the Cumberland road, westwardly of Zanesville, in the to the United States if the Indians become extinct, or State of Obio; and that the sum ofsixty thous and dollars abandon the same. be, and the same is bereby appropriated for the purpose

Seo. 4. And be it further enacted, That if, upon any of of opening, grading, and bridging the Cumberland road, the lands now occupied by the Indians, and to be ex. in the State of Indiana, commencing at Indianapolis, and changed for, there should be such improvements as add progressing with the work to the eastern and western value to the land claimed by an individual or individuals boundaries of said State ; and that the sum of forty thou- of such tribes or nations, it shall and may be lawful for Band dollars be, and the same is bereby appropriated for the President to cause such value to be ascertained by the purpose of opening, grading, and bridging the Cumber- appraisement or otherwise, and to cause such ascertained land road, in the State of Illinois ; which said sums sball value to be paid to the person or persons rigbtfully claimbe paid out of any money not otherwise appropriated, and ing such improvements. And upon the payment of such replaced out of the fund reserved for laying out and making valuation, the improvements to be valued and paid for, roads, under the direction of Congress, by the several acts shall pass to the United States, and possession sball pot passed for the admission of the States of Ohio, Indiana, afterwards be permitted to any of the same tribe. Illinois, and Missouri, into the Union, on an equal footiog Seo. 5. And be it further enacted, That, upon the makwith the original States.

ing of any such exchange as is contemplated by this act, Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That for the imme- it sbali and may be lawful for the President to cause such diate accomplishment of these objects, the superintend- aid and assistance to be furnished to the emigrants as may ents heretofore appointed, or hereafter to be appointed, be necessary and proper to enable them to remove to, in the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, shall, under and settle in, the country for which they may bave er: the direction of the President of the United States, faith- changed; and also to give them such aid and assistance fully execute the work and disburse the money, giving as may be necessary for their support and subsistence for bond and security as he shall direct, and receiving such the first year after their removal.,

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Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may bension of invasion : Provided, Their numbers were not in be lawful for the President to cause such tribe or nation to undue proportion to the exigency: Second, where they be protected at their new residence against all interruption were called out by the authority of the State, and afteror disturbance from any other tribe or nation of Indians, or wards recognized by the Federal Government; and thirdly, from any other person or persons whatever.

where they were called by, and served under, the requisiSec. 7. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may tion of the President of the United States, or of any officer be lawful for the President to have the same superintend- thereof. ence and care over any tribe or nation in the country to Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of four which they may remove, as contemplated by this act, that bundred and thirty-thousand seven hundred and forty. he is now authorized to have over them at their present eight dollars and twenty-six cents, if so much be necessary, places of residence: Provided, That nothing in this act be applied to the foregoing purposes, out of any moneys in contained shall be construed as authorizing or directing the the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. violatiou of any existing treaty between the United States Approved : May 31, 1830. and any of the Indian tribes.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That, for the purpose AN ACT making additional appropriations for pay of the of giving effect to the provisions of this act, the sum of

Marine Corps. five hundred thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, to be Be it enacted, &c. That there is hereby appropriated, paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise ap- out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appro propriated.

priated, a sum sufficient to pay the extra emoluments diApproved : May 28, 1830.

rected to be paid to the officers of the Marine Corps by

joint resolution, approved the twenty-ninth day of May, AN ACT for the relief of sundry owners of vessels sunk one thousand eight hundred and thirty for the defence of Baltimore,

Approved: May 31, 1830. Be it enacted, &c. That the Third Auditor of the Treasury ascertain the value of the following vessels, at the RESOLUTION in relation to the compensation of officers time they were taken to be sunk for the defence of the

of the Marine Corps. City of Baltimore, in the year one thousand eight hub Resolved, &c. That the pay, subsistence, emoluments, dred and fourteen, to wit: The ships Thomas Wilson, and allowances received by the officers of the Marine Chesapeake, Adriana, Scioto, Temperance, Fabius, In Corps, previous to the first of April, eighteen hundred dia Packet, Mars, and Nancy; brigs Aid, George, Swal- and twenty-nine, be, and the same is hereby, directed to low, Blanche, Sally, Eliza, Betsey, Father and Son, and be continued to them from that date up to the twentyAnp; schooners Scudder, Ann, Columbia, Enterprise, eighth of February, one thousand eight hundred and thirtyand Packet; and the sloop Rosanna ; and to allow to the one. owners, respectively, the amount of twenty-five per Approved : May 29, 1830. centum on said valuation : Provided, That, in each and every case, the said valuation shall be duly established

AN ACT for the relief of James Smith. by full and competent disinterested testimony, and that Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury the damages sustained in the vessels in question, by being pay to James Smith, out of any money, not otherwise apsunk and raised exclusively, was to the full extent of the propriated, the sum of eighty dollars, for the loss of a horse said per centum over and above all the amount or amounts which Capt. Robert Brackenridge impressed into the serheretofore received for said damages by said owners, or vice of the United States, in the year one thousand eight their legal representatives, respectively: And provided hundred and fourteen, the property of said Smith. also, That the said vessels, at the time they were taken, Approved, May 28, 1830. were sound and seaworthy, and would have remained sea worthy at the return of peace, in one thousand eight AN ACT for the relief of Thomas Wheatley, hundred and fifteen : And provided also, That, in no in Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury stance where any vessel is not proved to bave been sea- pay to Thomas Wheatly, out of any money in the Treaworthy at the time she was taken to be sunk, shall a great- sury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of forty-five er allowance be made than will, with the money heretofore dollars, the value of a horse that died in the military serreceived for damage and detention of such vessel, and the vice of the United States, in one thousand eight hundred value thereof at the time she was raised, with such rigging and twelve, for the want of forage. or other articles as have been sold or reserved by the pro Approved : May 28, 1830. per owner, amount to the value of the vessel at the time she was taken to be sunk.

AN ACT for the relief of Henry Williams. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the amount so Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury found by the Third Auditor shall be paid to the owners pay to Henry Williams, out of any money, not otherwise respectively, or to their legal representatives, by the appropriated, the sum of one bundred and twenty dollars, Secretary of the Treasury, out of any money, not other the value of two horses wbich died in the service of the wise appropriated, or be applied on debts due by them to United States, in the year eighteen hundred and thirteen, the United States, as the case may be.

for the want of forage, in the campaign against the Creek Approved; May 29, 1830.

Indians, the property of said Williams.

Approved: May 28, 1830.
AN ACT to authorize the payment of the claim of the
State of Massachusetts for certain services of her Militia

AN ACT for the relief of James Barnett. during the late war.

Be it enacted, &c. That the proper accounting officers Be it enacted, &c. That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby required to settle of the Treasury, under the superintendence of the Sec- the account of James Barnett, a Lieutenant of Infantry in retary of War, be, and they are hereby, authorized and the Continental live in the Revolutionary war, and to allow directed to audit and settle the claims of the State of to him five years full pay for his services in said war as a Massachusetts agaiust the United States, for the services Lieutenant as aforesaid, it being the commutation for his of her Militia during the late war, in the following cases: balf pay for life; and that it he paid out of any money in First, where the Militia of the said State were called out the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated. to repel actual iovasion, or under a well founded appro Approved : May 28, 1830.

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