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issue patents for the same, which patents shall operate For Apparatus pertaining to the Chemical and Mineraonly as a relinquishment on the part of the United logical Department, Materia Chemica and contingencies

, States : Provided, nevertheless, that if

, prior to the pas- eight bundred and sixty-eight dollars and sixty-four cents, sage of this act, the land above specified shall bave been For Miscellaneous items, one thousand six hundred and sold by the United States, to any other person or per- thirty-six dollars. Bons, the same shall not be confirmed to the said Elijah For incidental expenses, four hundred dollars. L. Clarke, and the heirs and legal representatives of For arrearages of Clerk bire for one thousand eight Lewis Clarke, but they shall, respectively, be at liberty bundred and twenty-eight, two bundred and seventy dolto enter any other land, now subject to entry, within the lars. same district, equal in quanty to that above mentioned; For contingencies of the Army, ten thousand dollars. and a patent shall issue therefor, under the restrictions For the National Armories, three hundred and sixty above recited., and provided also, That, should a part thousand dollars. only of the said land have been sold, the said Elijah L For the armament of the Fortifications, one bundred Clarke, and the heirs and legal representatives of Lewis thousand dollars. Clarke, shall have liberty to take such parts of the said For the current expenses of the Ordnance service, fifty land as sball not have been sold, in part satisfaction of six thousand dollars. their claims respectively, and to enter elsewhere, within For Arsenals, nipety thousand two hundred dollars. the said district, so much other land, as shall be equal to For the recruiting service, five thousand two hundred the part sold; or the said Elijah, and the said heirs and and ninety-two dollars, in addition to an unexpended balegal representatives, may, respectively, relinquish to the lance of seventeen thousand and ninety-three dollars. United States, all claim to the said land so remaining For contingent expenses of the recruiting service, nine unsold, and enter elsewhere, within the said district, the thousand seven hundred and six dollars, in addition to quantity of land, (now subject to entry,) equal to their an unexpended balance of three thousand and eighty. whole claims respectively,

five dollars. Approved, February 27, 1830.

For arrearages prior to the first day of July, one thon

Band eight bundred and fifteen, five thousand dollars. AN ACT making appropriations for the military service For arrearages betweeu the first of July, one thousand

for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty. eight hundred and fifteen, and the thirty-first of Decem

Be it enacted, &c. That the following sums be, and the ber, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, one thousand samo are hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any ud. dollars. appropriated money in the Treasury, for the service of Approved, March 11, 1880. the military establishment, for the year one thousand eight bundred and thirty, viz:

For pay of the Army and subsistence of the officers, AN ACT making appropriations for the Naval service, for one million and sixty-three thousand nine hundred and pine

the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty. dollars.

Be it enacted, &c. That the following sums be, and they For forage for officers, forty-six thousand two hundred are hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any moneys in and nineteen dollars.

the Treasury, pot otherwise appropriated : For clothing for the servants of officers, twenty thousand For pay and subsistence of the officers of the Navy, and four hundred and thirty dollars.

pay of seamen, one million four hundred and sixty-three For subsistence in addition to an unexpended balance of thousand four hundred and forty-nine dollars. forty-five thousand dollars, two bundred and ninety-five For

pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all thousand five hundred dollars.

the civil establishment of the several Navy yards and staFor clothing for the Army, camp, equipage, cooking tione, fifty-seven thousand six hundred and eighty dollars. utensils, and hospital furniture, in addition to materials For provisions, four hundred and fifty-seven thousand and clothing on band amounting to eigbty thousand dol. five hundred and thirty-seven dollars. lars, one hundred and thirty-six thousand three hundred For repairs of vessels in ordinary, and the wear and tear and forty-four dollars.

of vessels in commission, five hundred and ninety thousand For the Medical and Hospital Department, twenty-dollars. eight thousand dollars.

For medicines, surgical instruments, hospital stores, and For the Quartermaster's Department, four hundred and other expenses on account of the sick, thirty thousand five seven thousand dollars.

bundred dollars. For fuel, stationary, transportation, printing, postage, For ordnance and ordnance stores, thirty thousand doland forage for the Military Academy, bine thousand six lars. hundred and sixty dollars.

For timber sheds, viz: ope at Portsmouth, two at BosFor repairs and improvements of the buildings and ton, two at New York, one at Washington, and three at grounds about the hospital at West Point, four thousand Norfolk, pine thousand five hundred dollars each, eightythree hundred and ten dollars,

five thousand five hundred dollara. For defraying the expenses of the Board of Visiters at For making and repairing timber dooks at Norfolk, West Point, fifteen hundred dollars.

Washington, and Boston, eighteen thousand dollars.. For hire of Quartermaster's and Adjutant's clerks, and For repairing and enlarging wbarves at Washington and assistants to Librarian and Professors of Chemistry, one Norfolk, nineteen thousand dollars. thousand and pinetytwo dollars.

For repairs of storehouses at Washington, and for two For the increase of the Library, subscription to Milita- building ways at Norfolk, eighteen thousand dollars. ry and Scientific Journals, and binding books, one thousand For covering and preserving ships in ordinary, forty five hundred dollars.

thousand dollars. For Philosophical Apparatus, one thousand nine bun For the gradual increase of the Navy, to supply a sum dred and fifty-six dollars.

taken from that fund, and applied to the purebase of For Models and Modeller, and books on Architecture for iron water tanks, one bundred and fifty-two thousand Department of Engineering, one thousand dollars. three bundred and eighty dollars.

For repairing Mathematical Instruments, and for Mo For defraying expenses that may accrue during the dels for Drawing Department, two bundred and fifty dol-year one thousand eight bundred and thirty, for the follars.

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For freight and transportation of material and stores, as are connected with the ordinary proceedings of either

description; for wharfage and dockage, storage of the said Houses, during its session, and executed by and rent, travelling expenses of officers, and transporta. the public printers agreeably to their contracts, unless tion of seamen, house rent, chamber money, and fuel and authorized by an act or joint resolution. candles to officers, other than those attached to Navy For the Library of Congress, five thousand dollars. Yards and stations, and for officers in sick quarters, For salary of the Principal and Assistant Librarians, where there is no hospital, and for fuveral expenses ; for two thousand three hundred dollars. commissions, clerk hire, and office rent; stationery and For contingent expenses of the Library, four hundred fuel to Navy Agents; for premiums, and incidental er. and fifty dollars. penses of recruiting; for apprehending deserters; for For compensation to the President and Vice-President compensation to Judge Advocates; for per diem allow of the United States, the Secretary of State, the Secretaances for persons attending courts martial and courts of ry of the Treasury, the Secretary of War, the Secretary of enquiry, and for officers engaged in extra service beyond the Navy, and the Postmaster-General, sixty thousand the limits of their stations ; for printing and stationery of dollars. every description, and for books, maps, charts, and ma For Clerks and Messengers in the office of the Secrethematical and nautical instruments, chronometers, mo tary of State, nineteen thousand and fifty dollars. dels and drawings; for purchase and repair of steam and For Clerks, Machinist, and Messenger, in the Patent fire engines, and for machinery; for purchase and main-Office, five thousand four hundred dollars. . tenance of oxen and horses, and for carts, timber wheels, For incidental and contingent expenses of the Departand workmen's tools of every description; for postage of ment of State, iacluding the printing and distributing the letters on public service; for pilotage ; for cabin furni- laws, and extra copying of papers, twenty-seven thousand ture of vessels in commission, and for furniture of officers' one hundred dollars. houses at Navy Yards ; for taxes on Navy Yards and pub For contingent expenses of the Patent Office, including lic property ; for assistance rendered to vessels in distress; books and binding, copper plate and other printing, for incidental labor at Navy Yards, not applicable to any parchment, [stationery, and fuel, one thousand one hunother appropriation; for coal and other fuel for forges, dred dollars. foundries, and steam-engines ; for candles, oil and fuel, for For compensation to the Marshals of certain States and Vessels in commission and in ordinary ; for repairs of maga. Territories, for making returns of free taxable non-freezines and powder-houses ; for preparing moulds for ships bolders, per resolution of twenty-fifth April

, one thousand to be built; and for no other object or purpose whatever, eight hundred and twenty-eight, in addition to eight huntwo hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

dred' and fifty dollars, appropriated by act of second For contingent expenses for objects arising during the March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, one year one thousand eight hundred and thirty, and not herein thousand six hundred and fifty dollars. before enumerated, five thousand dollars.

To repay the State of Maine, for expenses paid in colFor the pay of the officers, non-commissioned officers, lecting evidence in relation to aggressions by inhabitants and privates, and for snbsistence of officers of the marine of New Brunswick, seven hundred and fifty dollars

. corps, one hundred and seven thousand seven hundred and For publishing the laws of the second session of the thirteen dollars.

Nineteenth Congress, in the newspaper Halcyon, pubFor subsistence of four hundred non-commissioned lished in Alabama, one hundred and i wenty dollars. officers, musicians, and privates, and washerwomen serv. For publishing the laws of the second session of the ing on shore, seventeen thousand five hundred and twenty Twentieth Congress, in the Eastern Argus, publiebed in dollars.

Maine, sixty-five dollars. For deficiency of the appropriation for pay and subsis For completing the sets of the Laws of the United tence during the last year, eleven thousand nine hundred States on band in the Department of State, &even hundred and seventy-three dollars.

and twenty-four dollars. For clothing, twenty-eight thousand seven hundred and For completing the Fixtures in the Patent Office, four sixty-five dollars.

thousand six hundred dollars. For fuel, nine thousand and ninety-eight dollare,

For compensation to the Clerks and Messengers in the For contingent expenses, fourteen thousand dollars. office of the Secretary of the Treasury, fifteen thousand For military stores, six thousand dollars.

four bundred dollars. For medicines, two thousand three hundred and sixty For compensation to the First Comptroller of the Treapide dollars.

sury, three thousand five hundred dollars. For completing the officers' quarters at the marine bar For compensation to the Clerks and Messengers in the racks in Washington, three thousand dollare.

office of the First Comptroller, nineteen thousand one hunApproved, March 11, 1880.

dred dollars.

For compensation to the Second Comptroller of the

Treasury, three thousand dollars. AN ACT making 'appropriations for the support of Gov. For compensation to the Clerk s and Messenger in the

ernment for the year one thousand eight bundred and office of the Second Comptroller, ten thousand four hunthirty.

dred and fifty dollars. Be it enacted, de. That the following sums be, and the For compensation to the First Auditor of the Treaşury, same are bereby appropriated, to be paid out of any un- three thousand dollars. appropriated money in the Treasury, viz :

For compensation to the Clerks and Messenger in the For pay and mileage of the Members of Congress and office of the First Auditor, thirteen thousand nine hundred Delegates, and pay of the Officers and Clerks of both dollars.

3 Houses, five hundred and twenty-six thousand seven hud For compensation to the Second Auditor of the Treadred dollars.

sury, three thousand dollars. For contingent expenses of both Houses of Congresa, For compensation to the Clerks and Messenger in the one hundred and thirty-five thousand six bundred dol- office of the Second Auditor, sixteen thousand pine huplars; to be applied to the expenditures of the contingent dred dollars. funds of the Senate and House of Representatives : Pro For compensation to the Third Auditor of the Treasury, vided, That no part of this appropriation shall be applied three thousand dollars. to any printing, other than of such documents or papers, For compensation to the Clerks and Messengers in the

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office of the Third Auditor, twenty-one thousand pipe For compensation to the Clerk in the office of the Surbundred dollars.

geon General, eleven hundred and fifty dollars. For compensation to the Fourth Auditor of the Trea For contingent expenses of said office, two bundred and bury, three thousand dollars,

twenty dollars. For compensation to the Clerks and Messenger in the For compensation to the Clerks in the office of the office of the Fourth Auditor, seventeen thousand seved Quartermaster General, two thousand one hundred and hundred and fifty dollars.

fifty dollars. For compensation to the Fifth Auditor of the Treasu

For contingent expenses of said office, five hundred and ry, three thousand dollars.

ninety-seven dollars and fifty cents. For compensation to the Clerks and Messenger in the For compensation to the Clerks and Messengers in the office of the Fifth Auditor, fifteen thousand one hundred office of the Secretary of the Navy, eleven thousand two dollars.

hundred and fifty dollars. For compensation to the Treasurer of the United States

For deficiency in the appropriations of one thousand three thousand dollars.

eigbt bwdred and twenty-nine, for salaries of Clerks in For compensation to the Clerks and Messenger in the the office of the Secretary of the Navy, four hundred and office of the Treasurer of the United States, six thousand nineteen dollars. seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For contingent expenses of said office, three thousand For compensation to the Register of the Treasury, three dollars. thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Commissioners of the Navy For compensation to the Clerks and Messengers in the Board, ten thousand five hundred dollars. office of the Register of the Treasury, twenty-four thou For compensation to the Secretary of the Commissioners sand two hundred dollars.

of the Navy Board, two thousand dollars. For compensation to the Commissioner of the General

For compensation to the Clerks, Drafteman, and MesLand Office, three thousand dollars.

senger, in the office of the Commissioners of the Navy For compensation to the Clerks and Messengers in the Board, eight thousand four hundred and fifty dollars. office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, For contingent expenses of the office of the Commistwenty thousand five hundred dollars.

sioners of the Navy Board, one thousand eight bundred For compensation to the Secretary to the Commission dollars. ers of the Sinking Fund, two hundred and fifty dollars. For allowance to the superintendents and four watch

For expenses of stationery, printing, and all other inci. men, employed for the security of the records and build. dental and contingent expenses of the several offices, of the ings of the War and Navy Departments

, and for incidental Treasury Department, thirty-seven thousand five bundred and contingent expenses, two thousand one hundred and dollars.

fifty dollars. For erectiog a building for the use of the State and

For erecting a building for the use of the War and NaTreasury buildings, including stone steps at the South vy Departments, and for pavements connected therewith, front of the Treasury, and pavemeots, two thousand eight one thousand five hundred dollars. hundred dollars.

For compensation to the two Assistant Postmasters For compensation of superintendents and watchmen, and General, five thousand dollars. repairs of fire engines and buckets, for the security of the For compensation to the Clerks and Messengers in the State and Treasury buildings, one thousand nine hundred office of the Postmaster General, forty-one thousand one dollars.

hundred and fifty dollars. For compensation to Clerks and Messengers in the office

For contingent expenses of said office, seven thousand of the Secretary of War, twenty-one thousand six hun-five hundred dollars. dred und fifty dollars.

For superintendency of the buildings, making up blanks, For contingent expenses of the office of the Secretary of and compensation to two watchmen and one laborer, sixWar, three thousand dollars.

teen hundred and forty dollars. For books, maps, and plans for the War Department, For compensation to the Surveyor General in Ohio, lo one thousand dollars.

diada, and Michigan, two thousand dollars. For compensation to the Clerks and Messenger in the For compensation to the Clerks in the office of said Sur. office of the Paymaster General, four thousand and six veyor, two thousand one hundred dollars. bundred dollars.

For compensation to the Surveyor South of Tennessee, For compensation to Clerks and Messenger in the office two thousand dollars. of the Commissary General of Purchases, four thousand

For compensation to the Clerks in the office of said Surtwo hundred dollars.

veyor, one thousand seven bundred dollars. For compensation to the Clerks in the office of the

For compensation to the Surveyor in Illinois, Missouri, Adjutant General, two thousand nine bundred and fifty and Arkansas, two thousand dollars. dollars.

For compensation to clerks in the office of said SurreyFor contingent expenses of said office, including arrear. or, two thousand dollars. ages of six hundred dollars, in eighteen bundred and twen For compensation to the Surveyor in Alabama, two ty-nine, one thousand six hundred dollars.

thousand dollars. For Compensation to the Clerks in the office of the

For compensation to clerks in the office of said Survey Commissary General of Subsistence, two thousand nine or, one thousand five bundred dollars. · hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Surveyor in Florida, two For contingent expenses of said office, two thousand six thousand dollars. hundred dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of said SurFor compensation to the Clerks in the office of the veyor, two thousand dollars. Chief Engineer, two thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars. For compensation to the Commissioner of the Public

For contingent expenses of said office, one thousand dol- Buildings in Washington City, two thousaod dollars. lars.

For compensation to the Officers and Clerk of the Midt, For compensation to the Clerks in the Ordnance Office, dine thousand six hundred dollars. two thousand pine hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to assistants in the several departFor contingent expenses to said office eight bundred dol- ments of the Mint, inoluding extra clerk hire and labor. lars.

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For incidental and contingent expenses and repairs, For building a light house on a ledge of rocks called cost of machinery, for allowance for wastage in gold and the Whale's Back, in the harbor of Portsmouth, being the silver coinage of the Mint, seven thousand and eighty amount of an appropriation for that object, wbich was dollars.

carried to the surplus fund on the thirty-first of DecemFor compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secre- ber, one thousand eight bundred and twenty-nine, one tary, of the Michigan Territory, seven thousand eight thousand five hundred dollars. hundred dollars.

For building a light-house at Cat Island, in the Gulf of For contingent expenses of the Michigan Territory, Mexico, being the amount of an appropriation for that obthree hundred and fifty dollars.

ject, which was carried to the surplus fund on the thirtyFor compensation and mileage of the members of the first of December, one thousand eight bupdred and twenLegislative Council, pay of the officers of the Council, fuel, ty-nine, five thousand dollars. stationery, and printing, including arrearages, eight thousand dollars.

For erecting a beacon in the harbor at the mouth of For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secre. Bass river, between the towns of Dennis and Yarmouth, tary of the Arkansas Territory, including an additional in Massachusetts, being the amount of an appropriation compensation to each Judge of eight bundred dollars, to the thirty-first of December, one thousand eight hundred

for that object, which was carried to the surplus fund on twenty-sixth May, one thousand eight bundred and thirty, and twenty-nine, one thousand dollars. bine thousand and ninety-two dollars and thirty cents.

For contingent expenses of the Arkansas Territory, For erecting a pier adjacent to the pier at Buffalo, in three bundred and fifty dollars.

New York, and placing thereon the light-house authorizFor compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secreed to be built at the East end of Lake Erie, by act of the tary of the Florida Territory, ten thousand five hundred eighteenth of May, one thousand eight hundred and dollars.

twenty-six, being the balance of an appropriation for that For contingent expenses and arrearages of such expen-object, which was carried to the surplus fund on the ses of the Florida Territory, eight hundred and sixty-one thirty-first of December, one thousand eight bundred and dollars and eighty-eight cents.

twenty-nine, two thousand five hundred dollars, For compensation and mileage of the members of the For building a light-house at the South entrance of Legislative Council, pay of officers and servants of the Roanoke Marshes, in North Carolina, in addition to the Council

, fuel, stationery, printing, and distribution of appropriation of five thousand dollars, made March sethe laws, seven thousand seven bundred and sixteen cond, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, five dollars.

thousand dollars. For the payment of the session of the Legislative For rebuilding the light house at West Passamaquoddy Council of Florida, ending the twenty-fourth of No- Head, iv Maine, eight thousand dollars. vember, one thousand eight bundred and twenty-nine, For building a light vessel, to be placed on Carysfort and for arrearages from deficiencies of appropriation for Reef, in the Territory of Florida, the one heretofore stathe Legislative Council of Florida, in the years one thou- tioned there baving become so decayed as to be irreparasand eight bundred and twenty-eight, and one thousand ble, twenty thousand dollars. eight hundred and twenty-nine, eleven hundred and fifty For surveying private land claims in East Florida, eight dollars.

thousand dollars. For compensation to the Chief Justice, the Associate For the salaries of Registers and Receivers of Land OfJudges, and District Judges of the United States, includ- ficers, where there are no sales, two thousand dollars. ing the Chief Justice and Associate Judges of the District For the salaries of two Keepers of the Public Archives of Columbia, including additional compensation of Judge in Florida, one thousand dollars

. of Missouri, to twenty-sixth May, one thousand eight huo For stationery and books for the officers of Commisdred and thirty, seventy-eight thousand seven bundred siopers of Loans, five hundred dollars, and twenty-three dollars.

For allowance to the Law Agent, Assistant Consul, For compensation to the Attorney General of the and District Attorney, under the act supplementary tó United States, three thousand five hundred dollarg.. the several acts providing for the settlement of private

For compensation to the Clerk in the office of the At- land claims in Florida, dated twenty-third of May, one torney General, eight hundred dollars.

thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, including conFor compensation to the Reporter of the decisions of tingencies, two thousand five hundred dottars. the Supreme Court, one thousand dollars.

For the second payment to Luigi Persico, for statues Fon compensation to the District Attorneys and Mar- for the Capitol, four thousand dollars. sbals, as granted by law, including those in the several For finishing the Custom House and Warehouse at Territories, eleven thousand three hundred dollars. Portland, Maine, and for repairing the wharf and clearing

For defraying the expenses of the Supreme Circuit and out the dock belonging to the same, two thousand one District Courts of the United States, including the Dis- hundred dollars. trict of Columbia ; also, for jurors and witnesses, in aid of For the discharge of such miscellaneous claims against the funds arising from fines, penalties, and forfeitures, in the United States, not otherwise provided for, as shall be curred in the year eighteen hundred and thirty, and pre- ascertained and admitted in due course of settlement at ceding years: and, likewise, for defraying the expenses the Treasury, twelve thousand dollars. of suits in which the United States are concerned, and of For the salaries of the Ministers of the United States to prosecution for offences committed agaiost the United Great Britain, France, Spain, Russia, the Netherlands, States, and for the safe-keeping of prisoners, one hundred and Colombia ; for outfits of Ministers of the U. States to and fifty thousand dollars.

Great Britain, France, Spain, and Colombia, and a For the payment of sundry pensions granted by the late Chargé d' Affairs to Mexico; for outfits for Chargé d'Afand present Governments, one thousand seven hundred and fairs to Sweden, Peru, and Guatemala ; for the salaries fifty dollars.

of the Chargé d'Affairs of the United States to Portugal, For the support and maintenance of light-bouses, float- Denmark, Sweden, Brazil, Buenos Ayres, Peru, Chili, ing lights, beacons, buoys, and stakeages, including the Mexico and Guatemala ; for the salaries of the Secretapurchuse of oil, keepers' salaries, repairs, and improve- ries of Legation : and for the contingent expenses of all ments, and contingent expenses, one hundred and eighty- the missions abroad, one hundred and eight-four thousand six thousand and three dollars and thirteen cents. five hundred dollars.

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For the salaries of Agents for claims at London and Pa-, are hereby, extended to those having like claims in the ris, four thousand dollars.

States of Illinois and Missouri. For the expenses of intercourse with the Barbary Pow. Approved, March 25, 1880. ers, thirty thousand dollars.

For the relief and protection of American Seamen in AN ACT for the relief of Antoine Prudhomme, Louis foreign countries, fifteen thousand dollars.

Closeau, and Gilbert Closeau, of Louisiana For the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, thirty Be it enacted, &c. That the claim of Antoine Prudhomme, thousand dollars.

for six hundred and forty acres of land, situated on the For surveying, printing, clerk bire, and other expenses, right bank of the Rigolet de Bon Dieu, in the Parish of in relation to the Northeastern Boundary Agency, five Nachitochez, and opposite to the place called Petite thousand four hundred dollars.

Ecore; as also the claim of Louis Closean, to six hunFor discharging the expense of taking the fifth enumera- dred and forty arpents of land, situated on the right tion of the inbabitants of the United States, two hundred bank of Red River; and the claim of Gilbert Closeau, and fifty thousand dollars, in addition to the sum of three to four bundred arpents of land, situated on the same hundred and fifty thousand dollars, appropriated for that side of said river, and bounded above by the claim of purpose by the act of March second, one thousand eight Louis Closeau, be, and the same are hereby, confirmed; hundred and twenty-nine.

and the Commissioner of the General Land Office is For enabling the Secretary of State to exeeute a contract bereby required, upon the presentation of plats and sur with Jared Sparks, of Boston, made by Henry Clay, late veys of the said several tracts of land, regularly made, Secretary of State, for printing and publishing the foreign by competent authority, to issue patents to the said recorrespondence of the Congress of the United States, spective claimants, for the lands hereby confirmed to from the first meeting thereof, to the ratification of the each; Provided, That this act shall amount only to a redefinitive Treaty of Peace, in one thousand seven bundred linquishment on the part of the United States; and shall and eighty-three, thirty-one thousand three hundred dol- in no manner affect the rights of third persons. lars.

Approved, March 28, 1830. Approved, March 18, 1830.

AN ACT for the relief of the heirs of Jobo Pierre LanAN ACT for the relief of Richard Biddle, administrator of

derneau, deceased. John Wilkins, Jr, formerly Quartermaster General of the ral Land Office,

upon application, cause a patent to be

Be it enacted, &c. That the Commissioner of the GeneArmy of the United States.

issued to the heirs of John Pierre Landerneau, deceased, Be it enacted, &c. That the proper accounting officers be, for four hundred arpents of land, situated in the parish of and are bereby, authorized and directed to settle and ad- Ouachita, in the State of Louisiana, according to the just the accounts of John Wilkins, Jr., formerly Quarter- boundaries of a plat thereof, made for the said Joba master General of the Army of the United States, upon Pierre Landerneau, ou the twenty-third day of October, the principles of equity and justice.

eighteen hundred and two, by James M'Laughlin, for Approved, March 18, 1830.

merly a Spanish Surveyor, in the said parish of Ouachi.

ta : Provided, That this act shall not prejudice, or in any AN ACT for the further regulation of vessels bound up way affect, the rights of any third

person. James river, in the State of Virginia.

Approved, March 23, 1830. Be it enacted, &c. That, from and after the passage of this act, it shall not be necessary for any vessel bound up AN ACT for the relief of Hyacinth Bernard. James river, in the State of Virginia, to stop in Hampton

Be it enacted, &c. That Hyacinth Bernard be, and he Roads, to deposite a manifest with the Collector at Nor. is bereby, confirined in his claim to thirty-three arpents folk. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the Bayou Teche, in the State of Louisiana, to be surveyed

of land, by forty arpents in depth, on both sides of the duty of the master of the revenue cutter on that station, and taken according to the plat of survey made by under the orders of the Secretary of the Treasury, to board James L. Johnson, on the twenty-first of November, one all such vessels, to endorse their manifests, and to place an thousand eight hundred and twenty-three, and as recomofficer on each vessel bound up James river, having a cargo mended for confirmation by the Commissioner of the from a foreign port. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That whenever there this act shall only be construed to a relinquishment on the

Land Office, to whom it was presented: Provided, That shall be no revenue cutter on that station for the purpose part of the United States, and shall not interfere with of boarding vessels, or when the state of the weather may the rights of third persons. be such as to render it impracticable to send an officer on board, any vessel bound up James river, having a car

Approved, March 28, 1830. go from a foreign port, the Captain is bereby authorized, AN ACT making appropriations to carry into effect cerand directed to deposite, with the Surveyor at Hamp tain Indian Treaties, ton, a copy of the manifest of the cargo on board such ves Be it enacted, &c. That the following sum be, and the sel.

same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any unApproved, March 23, 1830.

appropriated money in the Treasury, viz: AN ACT to continue in force“ An act authorizing certain and thirty, of the permanent annuity provided for by the

For payment for the year one thousand eight bundred Boldiers in the late war to surrender the bounty lands second article of the treaty concluded at Prairie du Chien, drawnby them, and to locate others in lieu thereof, and the twenty-ninth July, one thousand eight bundred for other purposes.

and twenty-nine. with the Chippewa, Ottawa, and Be it enacted, &c. That the act of the twenty-second of Pottawattamie Indians, sixteen thousand dollars. May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, enti For the purchase of goods, stipulated by the said artitled " An act authorizing certain soldiers in the late cle to be delivered to the said Indians, twelve thousand war to surrender the bounty lands drawn by them, and to dollars. to locate others in lieu thereof," be, and the same is For the purchase of fifty barrels of salt, for one thouhereby, continued in force for the term of five years. sand eight bundred and thirty, stipulated by the said ar And the provisions of the above recited act shall be, and I ticle, one hundred and twenty-five dollars.

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