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hundred and eighteen, two thousand six hundred and For books, maps, and plans, for the War Department, twenty-five dollars.

two hundred and fifty dollars. For compensation to the clerks in said office, per act of For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Paytwenty-sixth May, one thousand eight hundred and twen master General, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand ty-four, nine hundred and twenty-five dollars.

eight hundred and eighteen, nine hundred and seventy-five For additional salary of one clerk, per act of second of dollars. March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, fifty For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full dollars

of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars. For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full For contingent expenses of said office, seventy-five dollars. of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars. For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Com

For compensation of the Treasurer of the United States, missary General of Purchases, per act of twenty-sixth of seven hundred and fifty dollars.

May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, eight For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Trea- hundred and seventy-five dollars. surer of the United States, per act of twentieth of April, For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, one thousand of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars three hundred and twelve dollars and fifty cents

For contingent expenses of said office, two hundred and For compensation to the clerks in said office, per act of seven dollars and fifty cents. twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Adtwenty-four, three hundred dollars.

jutant General, per act of cwentieth of April, one thousand For compensation to the messenger in said offiee, in full eight hundred and eighteen, five hundred and thirty-seven of allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars. dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the Register of the Treasury, seven For compensation to one clerk in said office, per act of hundred and fifty dollars.

second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twentyFor compensation to the clerks in the office of the Re seven, two hundred dollars. gister of the Treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one For contingent expenses of said office, two hundred and thousand eight hundred and eighteen, tive thousand five fifty dollars. hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the ComFor additional salary of four clerks, per act of second of missary General of Subsistence, per act of twenty-sixth of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, two May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, five hundred dollars.

hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents. For compensation to messengers in said office, including For compensation 10 one clerk in said office, per act of the allowance for stamping, ships' registers, in full of all second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twentyallowances, two hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty seven two hundred dollars. cents.

For contingent expenses of said office, including printing For compensation to the Commissioner of the General advertisements, six hundred and fifty dollars. Land Office, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the chief For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Com- engineer, per act of iwenty-sixth of May, one thousand missioner of the General Land office, per act of second eight hundred and twenty-four, five hundred and thirtyMarch, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, seven dollars and fifty cents. four thousand eight hundred and sixty two dollars, and For compensation of one clerk in said office, per act of fifty cents.

second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twentyFor compensation to the messengers in said office, in seven, two hundred dollars. full of all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars For contingent expenses of said office, two hundred and and fifty cents.

fifty dollars. For compensation to the Secretary of the Commig. For compensation to the clerks in the Ordnance office, sioners of Sinking Fund, sixty-two dollars and fifty cents. per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred

For allowances to the person employed in transmitting and eighteen, seven hundred and thirty-seven dollars and passports and sea-letters; for expenses of translating fo- fifty cents. reign languages, in the office of the Secretary of the Trea For contingent expenses of said office, two hundred sury ; for stationary, fuel, printing, books, and all other in- dollars. cidental and contingent expenses in the Treasury Depart For compensation to the clerk in the office of the Surment, and the several offices therein ; including the ex geon General, per act of the twenty-sixth May, one thoupenses of advertising notices in relation to the reimburse- sand eight hundred and twenty-four, two hundred and ment of certain portions of the public debt, seven thousand eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents. five hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the QuarFor allowance to the superintendent and four watchmen, termaster General, five hundred and thirty-seven dollars employed for the security of the State and Treasury build- and fifty cents. ings; and for the repairs of two fire engines and buckets, For contingent expenses of said office, one hundred and four hundred and seventy-five dollars.

fifty-seven dollars. For compensation to the Secretary of War, one thousand For compensation to the Secretary of the Navy, one five hundred dollars.

thousand five hundred dollars. For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Sec For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Secretary of War, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand retary of the Navy, per act of the twentieth of April, one eight hundred and eighteen, five thousand six hundred and thousand eight hundred and eighteen, two thousand and fifty dollars.

fifty dollars. For one clerk in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, per act For compensation to the clerk in said office, per act of of second March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and seven, two hundred and fifty dollars.

twenty-four, two hundred and fifty dollars. For compensation to the messengers in said office, in full For compensation to the clerk in said office, per act of of all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and the second of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty cents.

twenty-seven, iwo hundred and fifty dollars. For contingent expenses of the office of the Secretary of For compensation to the messengers in said office, in full War, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

of allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty

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For contingent expenses of said office, seven hundred For incidental and contingent expenses, and repairs, and fifty dollars.

cost of machinery; for allowance for wastage in gold and For compensation to the Commissioners of the Navy silver coinage of the Mint, two thousand three hundred Board, two thousand six hundred and twenty-five dollars. and twenty-five dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary to the Commissioners For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secreof the Navy Board, five hundred dollars.

tary of the Michigan Territory, one thousand nine hunFor compensation to the clerks in the office of the Com- dred and fifty dollars. missioners of the Navy Board, per act of the twentieth of For the contingent expenses of the Michigan Territory, April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, eight eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents. hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation and mileage to the members of the For compensation to the clerks and draftsmen in said Legislative Council, and printing the laws, and the conoffice, per act of twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight tingent and incidental expenses of said Council, one thouhundred and twenty-four, one thousand dollars.

sand four hundred and fifty dollars. For additional compensation to one clerk in said office, For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secreper act of the second of March, one thousand eight hun- tary of the Arkansas Territory, one thousand six hundred dred and twenty-seven, fifiy dollars.

and fifty dollars. For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full For contingent expenses of the Arkansas Territory, of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars. eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

For contingent expenses of said office, four hundred and For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secrefifty dollars.

tary of the Florida Territory, two thousand one hundred For allowance to the superintendent and four watch- and twenty-five dollars. men, employed for the security of the War and Navy build For contingent expenses of the Florida Territory, ings, and for the incidental and contingent expenses, in- eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents. cluding oil, candles, fuel, labor, &c., five hundred and For compensation and mileage to the members of the thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

Legislative Council, and printing the laws, and the conFor compensation to the Postmaster General, one thou- tingent and incidental expenses of said Council, one sand five hundred dollars.

thousand six hundred and sixty-six dollars. For compensation to the two Assistant Postmasters Gen For compensation to the Chief Justice, the Associate eral, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

Judges, and District Judges of the United States, includFor compensation to the clerks in the office of the Post- ing the Chief Justice and Associate Judges of the District master General, per act of the (wentieth of April, one of Columbia, nineteen thousand six hundred dollars. thousand eight hundred and eighteen, five thousand six For compensation to the Allorney General of the Unihundred and seventy-five dollars.

ted States, eight hundred and seventy-five dollars. For compensation to the Clerks in said office, per act of For compensation to the Clerk in the office of the Atthe twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and torney General, two hundred dollars. twenty-four, one thousand four hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Reporter of the decisions of For compensation to the Clerks in said office, per act of the Supreme Court, iwo hundred and fifty dollars the second of March, one thousand eight hundred and For compensation to sundry District Attorneys and twenty-seven, one thousand six hundred dollars.

Marshals, as granted by law, including those in the seveFor compensation to the messengers in said office, in full ral Territories, two thousand seven hundred and twentyof all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and five dollars. fifty cents.

For defraying the expenses of the Supreme, Circuit, and For compensation to one additional Assistant Messen- District Courts of the United States, including the Disger, eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

trict of Columbia, and of jurors and witnesses, in aid of For contingent expenses of said office, one thousand the funds arising from fines, penalties, and forfeitures, intwo hundred and fifty dollars.

curred in the first quarter of the year one thousand eight For compensation to the Surveyor General, in Ohio, hundred and twenty-nine, and preceding years; and, likeIndiana, and Michigan, five hundred dollars.

wise, for defraying the expenses of prosecutions for ofFor compensation to the Clerks in the office of said fences committed against the United States, and for the Surveyor, five hundred and twenty-five dollars.

safe-keeping of prisoners, thirty-seven thousand five hunFor compensation to the Surveyor south of Tennessee, dred dollars. five hundred dollars.

For the payment of sundry pensions granted by the For compensation to the Clerks in the office of said | late and present Governments, five hundred and twelve Surveyor, four hundred and twenty-five dollars

dollars and fifty cents. For compensation to the Surveyor in Illinois, Missouri, For the support of light-houses, floating lights, and and Arkansas, five hundred dollars.

other objects, for the protection of navigation, forty-two For compensation to the Clerks in the office of said Sur- thousand dollars. veyor, five hundred dollars

For surveying the public lands of the United States, For compensation to the Surveyor of Alabama, five ten thousand dollars. hundred dollars.

For stationery and books for the offices of CommissionFor compensation to the Clerks in the office of said ers of Loans, four hundred dollars. Surveyor, three hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For the salaries of the two keepers of the Public ArFor compensation to the Surveyor in Florida, five hun-chives in Florida Territory, two hundred and fifty dollars. dred dollars.

For the salaries of the Ministers of the United States For compensation to the Clerks in the office of said at London, Paris, Madrid, St. Petersburg, Mexico, and Surveyor, five hundred dollars.

Colombia ; for the salaries of Chargés des Affaires at StockFor compensation to the Commissioner of the Public holm, the Netherlands, Denmark, Lisbon, Guatemala, Buildings in Washington City, five hundred dollars. Brazil, Buenos Ayres, Peru, and Chili; for the salaries of

For compensation to the Officers and Clerk of the the Secretary of Legation, and for the contingent expenMint, two thousand four hundred dollars.

ses of all the missions abroad, thirty-one thousand six hunFor compensation to the persons employed in the dif- dred and twenty-five dollars. ferent operations of the Mint, two thousand three hun For the salaries of the Agents of Claims at London and dred and seventy-five dollars.

Paris, one thousand dollars.

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For the relief and protection of distressed American AN ACT for the Relief of John B. Lemaitre, Junior. seamen in foreign countries, six thousand two hundred

Be it enacted, g-c. That the Secretary of the Treasury and fifty dollars. SECT: 2. And be it further enacted, That the several maitre, Junior, of New York, the privilege of exporting

be, and he is hereby, authorized to allow to John B. Lesums, hereby appropriated, shall be paid out of any money with the benefit of drawback, fourteen trunks of Spanish in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

playing cards, imported into the port of New York in the Approved : 6th January, 1829.

month of June, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, in the AN ACT restricting the location of certain Land Claims under and subject to the existing provisions of the laws of

ship Edward Bonaffe, and the ship Lewis, from Havre, in the Territory of Arkansas; and for other purposes. the United States in other cases. Be it enacted, fc. That no person entitled to a dona

Approved : 6th January, 1829. tion of land by the eighth section of an act, entitled “ An act to aid the State of Ohio in extending the Miami Canal AN ACT to amend an act, entitled “ An act for the betfrom Dayton to Lake Erie, and to grant a quantity of land

ter organization of the Medical Department of the Nato said State to aid in the construction of the Canals au

vy," approved 24th May, 1828. thorized by law, and for making donations of lands to certain persons in Arkansas Territory,” shall be permitted

Be it enacted, g-c. That every Surgeon who was in the to enter the improvement of any actual settler in the Navy at the time of the passage of the act for the better Territory of Arkansas, before the same shall have been organization of the Medical Department of the Navy, apoffered for sale, unless it be with the consent of such ac

proved twenty-fourth May, one thousand eight hundred tual settler: and all entries which may be so made shall and i wenty-eight, shall be entitled to the additional pay be considered null and void.

and rations (according to the length of service) provided Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That no person re

for by the fourth section of that act, notwithstanding, such siding south of the Arkansas river, and west of the present Surgeons may not have been examined, or received their Territorial line, shall be entitled to the donation of land appointments in the manner prescribed by the first secgiven by the eighth section aforesaid, unless said persons

tion thereof. shall move east of said line ; and, in that case, they shall

Approved : 21st January, 1829. be entitled to the donations specified in said eighth section AN ACT for altering the times for holding the sessions of of said act, under the restrictions aforesaid. Approved : 6th January, 1829.

the Circuji Court of the United States for the District of

Georgia, at the places provided by law AN ACT to preserve from injury and waste the School Be it enacted, 8-c. That the sixth circuit court of the Lands in the Territory of Arkansas.

United States for the district of Georgia, which is by law Be it enacted, &c. That the Governor and General As- appointed 10 be holden on the fourth Monday in Novemsembly of the Territory of Arkansas be, and they are ber, annually, at Savannah, in the said State, shall hereafhereby, authorized to make, and carry into effect, such ter be holden on the Thursday after the first Monday in laws and needful regulations as they shall deem most ex November, annually, at Milledgeville, in the said State , pedient to protect from injury and waste, the sixteenth and that the session of the said court which is now requirsection in all townships of land in said Territory, where ed by law to be holden on the sixth day of May annually, surveys have been, or may hereafter be, made, which sec at Milledgeville, in the said State, shali hereafter be holdtions are reserved for the support of schools in each town en on the Thursday after the first Monday in May annualship, and to provide by law for leasing or renting the ly at Savanah, in the said State ; and that all process same, for any term not exceeding five years, in such man which shall have been issued, and all recognizances returnner as to render said school lands most valuable and pro- able, and all suits and other proceedings, which bave been ductive, and shall apply the rents derived therefrom to continued to the said courts respectively, on the days and the support of common schools, in the respective town at the places heretofore provided by law for their meeting, ships, according to the design of the donation, and to no shall be returned, and held to be continued to the said other purpose whatever.

courts, at the times and places herein provided for the Approved : 6th January, 1829.

meeting of the said courts respectively.

Approved : January 21, 1829. AN ACT extending the term within which Merchandise

may be exported with the benefit of drawback. AN ACT to allow a salary to the Marshal of the Eastern Be it enacted, fc. That from and after the passage of

District of Virginia. this act, all goods, wares, and merchandise which are now

Be it enacted, fc. That the sum of two hundred dollars entitled to debenture, or which may be hereafter imported, be, and the same hereby is, allowed, annually, as a salary may be exported with the benefit of drawback, and with to the marshal of the eastern district of Virginia. out any deduction from the amount of duty on the same,

Approved : 21st January, 1829. at any time within three years from the date when the same may have been, or shall be imported: Provided, That all existing laws regulating the exportation of goods, AN ACT to establish a Port of Entry at Magnolia, in wares, and merchandise, shall have been in all other re

Florida. spects complied with.

Be it enacted, fc. That all the ports, harbors, shores, And provided further, Thai this act shall not be so con- and waters, of the main land of Florida, and of the islands strued as to alter in any manner the terms of credit now opposite and nearest thereto, extending from Oeklockney allowed by law for the duties on goods, wares, or mer- bay to Charlotte harbor, be, and they are hereby, estabchandise, imported

lished a collection district, by the name of the St. Mark's Approved : 6th January, 1829.

District; and a port of entry shall be established at Mag

nolia for said district, and a collector shall be appointed, AN ACT to allow a salary to the Marshal of the District who shall give the same bond, perform the same duries, and of Connecticut.

be entitled to the same compensation and fees, as the colBe it enacted, fc. That the sum of two hundred dollars lectors of the other districts in Florida. be, and the same hereby is, allowed annually, as a salary Sect. 2, And be it further enacted, 'That all that part of to the Marshal of the District of Connecticut.

Florida, between the St. Mary's and St. John's rivers, shall Approved : 6th January, 1829.

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be annexed to, and made a part of, the collection district tions at large on their journal, and proceed to reconsider it. of St. Augustine.

If, after such reconsideration, two-thirds of that House Approved : 21st January, 1829.

shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent with the objec

tions to the other House, by which it shall likewise be reAN ACT allowing an additional drawback on sugar re- considered, and, if approved by two-thirds of that House,

fined in the United States, and exported therefrom. it shall become a law. But in all such cases, the votes of

Be it enacted, góc. That, from and after the passage of both Houses of the Legislature shall be determined by yeas this act, there shall be allowed a drawback on sugar refin- and nays, and the names of the persons voting for and ed in the United States, and exported therefrom, of five against the bill shall be entered on the journal of each cents per pound, in lieu of the drawback at present allow- House respectively: And if any bill shall not be returned ed by law on sugar so refined and exported: Provided, by the Governor within three days (Sunday excepted) That this act shall not alter or repeal any law now in force, after it shall have been presented, the same shall be a law, regulating the exportation of sugar refined in the United in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the LegislaStates, except to change the rate of drawback when so ex. ture, by their adjournment, prevent its return, in which ported: And provided, That this act shall cease to be in case it shall not be a law. force so soon as the exports of sugar shall be equal to the Sect. 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall be imports of the same article.

lawful for the qualified voters of the Territory of Florida Approved : 21st January, 1829.

to elect their officers, civil and military, in such manner,

and under such rules, regulations, restrictions, and condiAN ACT in addition to the act, entitled “ An act to amend tions, as are prescribed in the foregoing provisions in the the judicial system of the United States."

two first sections of this act. Be it enacted, 8c. That if, at any session of the supreme Sect. 5. And be it further enacted, That the members court, four justices thereof shall not attend on the day ap- of the Legislative Council, in the territory of Florida, shall pointed for holding said session, such justice or justices be elected by the qualified voters in the respective counas may attend shall have authority to adjourn said court ties hereinafter designated, at the time provided by law, from day to day, for twenty days after the time appointed in the following manner, to wit: From the county of Esfor the commencement of said session, unless four justices cambia, two members ; from the counties of Walton and shall sooner attend : and the business of said court shall not, Washington, one member; from the county of Jackson, in such case, be continued over to the next slated session two members; from the county of Gadsden, two members ; thereof, until the expiration of said iwenty days, instead of from the county of Leon, two members; from the counties the ten days now limited by law.

of Jefferson, Madison, and Hamilton, one member; from Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That if it shall so the county of Alachua, one member ; from the county of happen, during any term of the said supreme court, after Duval, one ; from the courty of Nassau, one ; from the counfour of the judges shall have assembled, that, on any day ties of Saint John's and Musqueto, two; and from the counless than the number of four shall assemble, the judge or ty of Monroe, one member. And any act of Congress, or judges so assembling shall have authority to adjourn said of the Legislative Council of said territory, defining the court from day to day until a quorum shall attend, and, limits of election districts in the same, inconsistent with when expedient and proper, may adjourn the same with the foregoing provision, be, and they are hereby, repealed. out day.

Sect. 6. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawApproved : 21st January, 1829.

ful for the Governor and Legislative Council, at any time

hereafter, to alter or arrange the districts in such manner AN ACT to authorize the citizens of the Territories of Ar as to secure, as near as may be, an equality of representa

kansas and Florida, to elect their officers, and for other tion in each district. purposes.

Sect. 7. And be it further enacted, That the act of the Be it enacted, fc. That the citizens of the Territory Governor and Legislative Council of the territory of Floriof Arkansas, qualified to vote, shall and may, at such time da, fixing the seat of justice of Jackson county, in said terand place, and under such rules and regulations, as the ritory, be, and the same is hereby, annulled ; and the peoLegislature of said Territory may prescribe, elect their ple and local authorities of said county shall have the pri. officers, civil and military, except such as, by the laws of vilege of selecting their county seat, in such manner as Congress now in force, are to be appointed by the Presi- other counties have been authorized to do, under the laws dent of the United States; and except, also, justices of the of said territory. peace, auditor and treasurer for said territory, who shall Approved : 21st January, 1829. be chosen by joint vote of both houses of the Legislature, at such time, and for such term of service, as the said Le- AN ACT to allow further time to complete the issuing and gislature shall prescribe.

locating of Military Land Warrants. Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That the term of Be it enacted, &c. That the act, entitled " An act to alservice, and the duties and powers, fees, and emoluments, low further time to complete the issuing and locating of of the officers, civil and military, so chosen by the citizens, military land warrants," approved the twenty-sixth day of shall be prescribed by the Legisla:ure, and they shall be May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, and, commissioned by the Governor of the territory, and sub- also, the operations of the act, approved the twenty-fourth ject to be removed from office in such mode and for such day of May, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, cause as the Legislature shall declare by law. All laws which by the said act of one thousand eight hundred and now in force, inconsistent with the provisions of this act, twenty-four is revived, be, and the said acts are hereby, are hereby repealed. This act shall take effect from and extended and continued in force for the term of five years after the first day of December, one thousand eight hun- from and after the twenty-sixth day of May next. dred and twenty-nine.

Approved : 5th February, 1829. SECT. 3. And be it further enacted, That every bill that shall have passed the House of Representatives and the AN ACT authorizing the laying off a town on Bean Legislative Council of the Legislature of the territory, river, in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes. shall, before it becomes a law, be presented to the Gover Be it enacted, fc. That a tract of land in the State of Ilnor of said territory : if he approve, he shall sign it, but if linois, at and including “Galena," on Bean river, shall, unnot, he shall return it, with his objections, to that House in der the direction of the surveyor of the public lands for which it shall have originated, who shall enter the objec- the States of Illinois and Missouri, and the territory of Ar

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kansas, be laid off into town lots, streets, and avenues, and AN ACT to provide for the purchase and distribution of into out-lots, having regard to the lots and streets already certain copies of the Digest of the Laws of the United surveyed, in such manner, and of such dimensions, as he States, by Thomas F. Gordon. may think proper: Provided, The tract so to be laid off Be it enacted, g-c. That the Secretary of the Department shall not exceed the quantity contained in one entire sec- of State be, and he is hereby, authorized to purchase for tion, nor the town lots one quarter of an acre each, nor the United States, five hundred copies of the Digest of the shall the out-lois exceed the quantity of two acres each. Laws of the United States, compiled by Thomas F. GorWhen the survey of the lots shall be completed, a plat don, at the price of six dollars per copy, bound in calf-skin; thereof shall be returned to the Secretary of the Treasury, and cause the same to be distributed as follows: one copy and within twelve months thereafter the lots shall be offer- thereof to the President of the United States, one copy to ed to the highest bidder at public sale, under the direction the Vice President of the United States, one copy to each of the President of the United States, and at such other of the Heads of Departments, to ihe Attorney General of times as he shall think proper: Provided, That no town the United States, to each of the Senators and Represenlot shall be sold for a sum less than five dollars; and pro- tatives, and to each Delegate of Territories of the Twenvided further, That a quantity of ground of proper width tieth Congress ; fifteen copies to the Secretary of the on the said river, and running therewith the whole length Senate, for the use of the Senate; thirty copies to the of the said town, shall be reserved from sale for public use, Clerk of the House of Representatives, for the use of that and remain forever a common highway.

House ; one copy to each branch of the Legislature of each Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the State and Territory, and one copy to each of the Execuduty of the said surveyor to class the lots already surveyed, tives of the several States and Territories ; and one copy in the said town of Galena, into three classes, according to each incorporated college in the United States; and one to the relative value thereof, on account of situation and copy to each Justice of the Supreme Court; one copy to eligibility for business, without regard, however, to the each District Judge, and one copy to each Judge of the improvements made thereon ; and previous to the sale of Courts of the Territories of the United States, and of the the said lots as aforesaid, each and every person, or his, District of Columbia ; and cause the residue to be deposither, or their legal representative or representatives, who ed in the Library of Congress. shall heretofore have obtained from the agent of the United Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That there shall be States a permit to occupy any lot or lots in the said town appropriated and paid, out of any money in the treasury of Galena, or who shall have actually occupied and im- unappropriated, the sum of three thousand dollars, for the proved any lot or lots in the said town, or within the tract completion of the said purchase. of land hereby authorized to be laid off into lots, shall be Approved : 24th February, 1829. permitted to purchase such lot or lots, by paying therefor, in cash, if the same fall within the first class, as aforesaid, AN ACT for altering the time of holding the Sixth Cir. at the rate of twenty-five dollars per acre ; if within the cuit Court of the United States for the District of South second class, at the rate of fifteen dollars per acre ; and it Carolina. within the third class, at the rate of ten dollars per acre; Be it enacted, f-c. That the Sixth Circuit Court of the Provided, That no one of the persons aforesaid shall be United States, for the District of South Carolina, which is permitted to purchase by authority of this section more required by law to be holden on the second Monday in than one-half acre of ground; unless a larger quantity December, annually, shall hereafter be holden on the fourth shall be necessary to embrace permanent improvements Monday in November, annually, and that all process which already made.

shall have been issued, and all recognizances returnable, and Approved : 5th February, 1829.

all suits and other proceedings, which have been continued

to the said Court, on the day heretofore provided by law AN ACT releasing the lien of the United States upon a for the meeting of the same, shall be returned and held

part of the land of Benjamin Owens, in Anne Arundel continued to the said Court, at the time herein provided county, State of Maryland, to the Trustees of Mount for the meeting thereof. Zion meeting-house, in said county and State.

Approved : 24th February, 1829. Be it enacted, fc. That any lien which the United States may have upon so much of a tract of land, owned | AN ACT to authorize the appointment of a Surveyor for by Benjamin Owens, of Anne Arundel county, in the State

the Virginia Military District within the State of Ohio. of Maryland, as is contained in a deed of conveyance from President of the United States, by and with the advice and

Be it enacted, g.c. That there shall be appointed by the said Owens to the Trustees of Mount Zion meeting-house, consent of the Senate, a Surveyor for the Virginia Military in the said county and State, shall be, and the same hereby District within the State of Ohio, who shall keep his office is, released to the said trustees, and their successors in office, in perpetuily, for the benefit of the religious society at Chilicothe, in the said District, within the State of Ohio, owning said meeting house.

until otherwise directed by law. Approved: 5th February, 1829.

Sect. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Surveyor

appointed by virtue of this act shall possess the same pow. AN ACT for the relief of Daniel Goodwin, Executor of ers and authority, perform the same duties, receive the Benjamin Goodwin, deceased.

same emoluments, and, in all respects, be subject to, and

regulated by, the same laws, rules, and regulations, which Be it enacted, fc. That the Secretary of the Treasury were received, exercised, and performed by, and governed be, and he is hereby, authorised and directed to pay to the late Surveyor of said district, so far as the Virginia Daniel Goodwin, executor of Benjamin Goodwin, deceased, Military District in the State of Ohio is concerned. out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appro Sect. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the priated, the sum of two hundred and thirty-seven pounds duty of the Surveyor to be appointed under the authority and ten shillings, equal to seven hundred and ninety-one of this act to receive from the personal representatives of dollars and sixty-six cents, being the amount of the award Col. Richard C. Anderson, deceased, late Surveyor of rendered in favor of the said Benjamin Goodwin, in the said District, all the original books, records, warrants, year seventeen hundred and eighty-one, for the use and plats, and certificates of surveys, assignments, and other occupation of his wharf for the building of a seventy-four papers, relating exclusively to lands already entered, surgun ship.

veyed, or patented : or to be surveyed, entered, and paApproved: 5th February, 1829.

tented, within the Virginia Military District, in the State

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