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New-Orleans.

New-York.
i Claim of the corporation of, to the Deed of cession of territory by, to
commons adjacent to said city, and I the United States · · · · 28
600 yards from the fortifications
thereof, recognized and confirmed 316 |

North-Carolina.
2 Under certain conditions... ib.
3 Private rights to said commons

1 Deed of cession of territory by, to

the United States....
not to be affected or impaired

45
ib. 2 Acceptance thereof by Congress 50
thereby . . . . . . . . . ib.

See Tennessee, 11.

Ohio.

Ohio shall accept the same in lieu

of the said one thirty-sixth part 232
1 State of; propositions offered by

See Compact.
Congress for the acceptance of the,
and when accepted to be obliga-
tory on the United States .. 227

Ohio Company.
2 That section No. 16, in every 1 The board of treasury authorized,
township, be reserved for the use

by resolution of Congress, of 23d
of schools ........ ib. July, 1787, to contract for the sale
3 That the Scioto Salt Springs and of a tract of land on the Ohio, as
those near the Muskingum, and in therein described ..... 236
the military tract, &c. be granted 2 The purchasers to lay off the
to said state, with condition that tract into townships, &c. at their
they be never sold or leased for a own expence ....... ib.
longer term than 10 years.. ib. 3 Lot No. 16 in each township to
4 That one twentieth of the nett be given perpetually for schools,
proceeds of all public lands sold in and No. 29 for religious purposes 237
said state, after the 30th June, 14 Nos. 8, 11, 26, reserved for the
1802, be applied to making public future disposition of Congress, and
roads to and through the same 227-8 (not more than) two townships for
5 The above three propositions of an university ....... ib.
fered on condition that the public 5 Price to be not less than $1 per
lands sold by Congress in said acre in specie, Loan Office certi-
state, be exempted from all taxa. ficates at specie value, or certifi-
tion for five years after the day of cates of liquidated debt of the
sale . . . . . . . . . . 228 United States . . . . . . . ib.
6 Certain tracts vested in the legis. 6 An allowance not exceeding one.

lature of, for the use of schools. ib. third of a dollar per acre to be
7 Three per cent. of the nett pro. made for bad land . . . . . ib.
ceeds of all public lands sold in, 7 Only the principal of said certi.
to be paid to such person as may ficates to be received in payment,
be authorized by said state for and indents to issue for the interest ib.
opening and making roads therein 230 8 Army bounty rights receivable in
8 One complete township granted l payment acre for acre as far as

for an academy . . . . . . ib. one-seventh of the purchase. ib.
9 Eighteen quarter townships and 9 $500,000 to be paid down on
three sections, appropriated for closing the contract and the re-
schools in the tract called the Vir | mainder on completing the survey 238
ginia military reservation, in lieu 10 The grant to be made on full
of one thirty-sixth part thereof, payment, &c. . . . . . . . ib.
formerly appropriated .... 23111 By resolution of 27th July, 1787,
10 T. be void unless the state of change inade in the node of pay.

ment, part of the purchase money 15 And for 100,000 acres to the
being made payable by instalments | same uses, to be void for so much
with interest .. ' . . . 238 as is not disposed of in five years,
12 Confirmation by the act of 21st free of expence, to actual male set-
April, 1792, of a contract, made tlers, not under 18 years of age 245
pursuant to the preceding resolu 16 Where the said several tracts
tions, with Cutler and Sergeant, shall be located . . . . . . ib.
agents for the Ohio company, with
an alteration in and description of

Ordinances
the boundaries . . . . . . 238-91
13 Letters patent for said tract to

And Resolutions of Congress under

the articles of confederation ; ex,
issue to certain persons, in trust for

990 tracts from the ..... 129-37
said company. . . . . . 239
14 Also for another tract of 214,285
acres for the same uses, provided

Orleans Territory.
said trustees deliver in six months Provisions respecting claims in . 363
army bounty rights to the amount, See Private Claiins, 44 to 61. In
pursuant to the resolve of Con

truders, 5 to 14
gress of the 230 July, 1787 .. ib.)

Patents

| ceiver of the public monies at the
i to purchasers of public lands . 144

place of sale. . . . . . . 155
2 Fees for, no longer pavable after

See for the various provisions and al-

terations in regard to the time and
the first day of April, 1804 . 159

mode of payment, Sales of public
3 Theregister of the treasury direct.

land. Also Register, 5,7,8. · Pre-
ed to obtain and transmit by mail

emption, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 16, 23,
to the register of the proper land
oftice the patents to which pur-

24. Evidences of public debt.
chasers of public lands in his dis-
trict are entitled . . . . . . ib.

Pearl River.
4 Not to issue for any lot or lots of Two land offices established in the

100 acres, located on warrants for Mississippi Territory, the one east
military services, except in the and the other west, of the said
name of the person originally en river . . . . . . .
titled to such warrant, or his heirs 201 See Land Ofices, 20, 21.
5 See the note on this last provision

at the bottom of the page .. ¡b. • Pennsylvania.
6 Not to issue to persons claiming

1 Government and jurisdiction over
under the rerolutions of Congress,
in favor of refugees from Canada

a tract of country lying betwcen
and Nova Scotia, establishing their

said state and Lake Erie, transfer.
claims after the 24th February,

red to, by Congress . . . . 254
1810, unless such persons be resi.

2 The President directed to issue a
dent within the United States at

patent to, for said tract, pursuant
the time then being... 212

to a contract made with it by the
See Register, 15.

board of treasury, under a resolu.
tion of Congress of the 6th June,

1788 . . . . . . 255
Payment

13 On the fulfilment of the terms
1 By purchasers of public lands; stipulated on the part of the said

terms and conditions of . . 143-4 state . . . . . . . . . ib.
2 To be made either to the treasu- See Geographer, 5. Board of Trean-
rer of the United States or the re | sury.

Pre-emption.

chase money payable in six equal

annual instalments . . . . . 252
1 Builder of a mill in the North-

17 Pre-emption rights in the terri-
West Territory entitled to the pre-

tory of Michigan, who entitled to,
emption of the section including

how to be paid for, and the steps
the mill, on complying with the

to be pursued by the claimants in
laws prescribed for other purcha-

asserting the same . . . . 276
sers . . . . . . . . . 156

18 In the Mississippi Territory,
2 Rights of, granted to purchasers

granted to every person being the
who had, previous to the first of

head of a family, or 21 years of
April, 1797, contracted for land

age, inhabiting and cultivating a
with John Cleyes Symmesi. 243

tract of land therein, on the 3d
3 Terms and times of payment

March, 1803 . . . . . . . 284
therefor . . . . . . . . 243-4

19 Commissioners' certificate of a
4 Various provisions relating to the

right of pre-emption entitles the
surveying of and payments for such

claimant to become a purchaser of
rights . . . . . . . . . ib.
5 Evidences of public debt receiva

the land claimed, on complying
ble in payment . . . .

with certain requisitions ..
. ib.

. 287

20 Proceedings in case of an ad.
6 Rights of, extended to purchasers

verse claim under a British patent,
previous to the 1st January, 1808,

I to the same tract....288
of lands between the Miami rivers
within the limits of a survey made

21 Pre-emptioner losing his land by

judicial decision in favor of a
by Israel Ludlow, and the said

claimant under a British patent, to
Symmes's patent . . . . . 2451

be refunded the money paid by
7 Specification of price and terms of

him therefor
payment therefor...... ib.

. . . . . . . 295

| 22 Where only a part of his land is
8 Notice of claims to, to be given to

claimed under a British patent, he
the receiver of public monies at
Cincinnati, to be filed and laid be.

| may have a patent for the residue ib.
fore the commissioners for adjust

23 T'ime for making the first pay.
ing such claims ...... 246

ment for pre-emption rights ex-

tended to the 1st January, 1807,
9 Manner in which the aforesaid
tract of country shall be surveyed 248

on failure of which, the pre-emp-

tion right to cease . .. · 296
10 The preceding provisions ex-

24 Further extended to the 1st Ja
tended to purchasers from John

nuary, 1808 . . . . . . . 298
C. Symmes, prior to the 1st Janua-

25 Pre-emption rights extended to
ry, 1800, out of the limits of Lud.

every person being the head of a
low's survey . . . . . . . 250

family, or above 21 years of age,
11 Further provisions relating to

who did on the 3d March, 1807,
pre-emption certificates, filing of

actually inhabit and cultivate a
claims and the powers and duties
of the commissioners, &c.

tract of land, and who had obtained

. . ib.
12 Time given to claimants untilthe

permission to remain on such tract
1st January, 1803, to make the

pursuant to the act of 3d March,
I

1807 . . . . . . . . . ib.
first payment . . . . . . . ib.
13 Further extended for that and

26 Such tract not to exceed one

2511 section . ..
the 22. 32. aud 4th installments

. . . . . . 299
14 No certificate of pre-emption to

27 Time of filing notice of such

| claim with the register, and of
issue but to purchasers previous
to the 1st January, 1800, who had

| making t'je first payment therefor ib.
made written contracts with, and

28 Such pre-emption right not to
paid money to said Symmes. 252

extend to persons claiming other
15 Provision in favor of improvers

lands under British or Spanish
of tracts other than those purcha-

grants or donations ....ib.
sed of said Symmesi... . See Private Claims, 11, 12
16 The first instalment being regu.

Symmes, John Cleves.
larly paid, the residue of the pur-

Commissioners, 1,2.

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President of the United States of such tract on the 3d March,

1807, confirmed in their titles
May offer the public lands for sale,

thereto . . . . . . . 271.9
part at one time and part at ano-

10 Time for filing notices of claims
ther . . . . . . . . . . 165 |

further extended to the 1st Janua-
For the various duties of the Presi-

ary, 1809 . . . . . . 274-5
dent in relation to the public lands,

11 Claimants, whose claims are con-
see the several heads of Intruders,

firmed on the River Detroit,, to
4, 12. Sales of Public Lands,

have preference in purchasing va.
37. Land Offices, 14, 22. Lead

cant adjacent back lands. . 275
Mines, 3, 4. Commissioners, 25,

| 12 Proceedings to be observed in
28. French Inhabitants of Gal-

relation to such rights of pre-emp-
liopolis.

tion . . . . . . . . . ib.

13 Additional tracts to be laid outy
Private Claims.

adjoining those formerly laid out,
1 Persons at Vincennes or the Illi. at Vincennes and Kaskaskia, for
nois, who had innproved lands un locating therein tracts granted by
der a supposed grant by any com legal French or British grants, or
manclment or court authorized to | by Congress . . . . . . 277
make such grants, confirmed in 14 Unlocated claims under any for-
their claims to such lands . . 264 mer resolution, or act of Congress,
2 Not exceeding 400 acres to any to be located therein . . ib.

one person . . . . . . . ib. 15 Priority of location to be deter-
3 Claimants under legal grants by mined by lot, and the manner of
the French government, prior to making the same . . . . . ib:
the treaty of Paris, of the 10th 16 Confirmation of claims in the dis-
February, 1763, or by the Bri trict of Vincennes, on which the
tish government prior to the treaty the commissioners have decided in
of peace between the United States favor of the claimants. · · 277-8
and Great Britain, or any resolution 17 Of certain grants by the gover-
or act of Congress subsequent nors of the North-West and Indi-
thereto, in the several districts of Tana Territories, except those actu-
Vincennes, Kaskaskia and Detroit, ally rejected by the commissioners
to deliver, on or before the 1st Ja- subsequently appointed ... 273
nuary, 1805, to the respective re. 18 And of certain claims in the tract
gisters of said districts, written no. near Vincennes, known by the
tices of their claims . . . . 266-7 name of Continuation . .. ib.
4 Also grants and other written evi. 19 Claims thus confirmed, which
dences of their titles to be record. have not been actually located, how

to be located, and when and how
$ Forfeiture of all right derived patents are to be obtained there.
from any resolution or act of Con. for.... ..... 278-9
gress on failure therein ... ib. 20 Confirmation of the commission-
6 Claims under legal grants derived ers' decisions in favor of certain

from any of the beforementioned claimants in the District of Kas.

sources to be surveyed at the pub. Ikaskia, &c. . . . . . . . 282
·lic expence . . . . . : 269 21 Private claims in the Mississippi
5 Time for filing notices of claims, Territory ; residents therein on the
extended until the 1st November, 27th October, 1795, being heads
1805 .
:

of families or 21 years of age, and
8 Confirmation of the decisions of who had obtained from the British
the commissioners in favor of government of West-Florida, or
claimants in the district of Detroit 271 | Spanish government, any warrant
9 Actual settlers in Michigan ter. or order of survey for land, and on
ritory, prior to or on the 1st July, that day actually inhabited and cul.
1796, and in the actual occupancy | tivated the same, confirmed in their

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elaims thereto. ;:... 283, 35 Claimants under British grants
22 The said claimants as well those legally and fully executed allow-
under complete British grants, or ed a further time for filing claims
donation, or pre-emption right, as with the Register of the Land
under the articles of agreement Office west of Pearl river i. ib.
and cession between the United 36 Such grants not filed, &c. to be
States and Georgia, shall before no evidence in the courts of the
the last day of March, 1804, deli. United States, against certain o-
ver to the Register written notices ther claims . . . . . . 295
of their claims, as also every | 37 Certain settlers on the Mobile
grant, deed, or other muniment | allowed until the first of October,
to be recorded . . . . . 284 1808 to file their claims .. 300
23 Claims barred on failure thereof, | 38 The Registers of the Land Of.
and no written evidence of title fices east and west of Pearl river
not thus recorded to be admitted to transmit to the Secretary of the

in the courts of the U. States.285 | Treasury a report of all claims
24 Commissioners, certificate of ti. under British or Spanish warrants,
tle under a British or Spanish &c. granted prior to the 27th of
grant valid against the U. States 286-7 October, 1795, and not confirmed
25 And of title under the Bourbon by former laws, to be by him laid
act of Georgia, or of the two first before Congress .. ... ib.
sections of the act of the 3d 38 Time given until the 1st Octo-
March, 1803, entitles the claim ber, 1808, to obtain permission to
ant to a patent for the land claim. remain on lands the property of
ed . . . . . . . . . . 287 the United States . . . . . ib.
36 British grants, not confirmed by 39 The several tracts the titles to
the articles of agreement with which are derived under Spanish
Georgia, to be reported by the grants, &c. disallowed by the com-

commissioners . . . . . 288 missioners, on suspicion of their
97 Specification of claims to which being ante-dated or otherwise frau-
the 5,000,000 of acres reserved dulent, to be sold as other public
by the said articles are appropri. lands, &c. . . . . . . 301-2
ated .

.. 288-9 40 But the claimants may institute
28 Under certain conditions and re- la suit for the recovery thereof,
strictions

which must be brought within a
29 Time for filing and recording certain time or the claimants fore.

claims west of Pearl River . 29) ver barred ........ 302
30 What evidence of title may be 41 If it shall appear to the court
required by the commissioners that the land claimed was actually
there . . . . . . . . . 291 surveyed prior to the 27th Oct.
31 They shall report to the Secre. 1795, the same to be deemed good
tary of the Treasury claims dis and valid . . . . . . . . ib.
allowed by them, on suspicion of 42 But if the claimant shall fail to
being antedated or otherwise frau make this appear, or the survey
dulent ..... 291-2 | shall be otherwise deemed frau.
32 Commissioners to report to the dulent or illegal, the grant, &c.
Secretary of the Treasury claims of the Spanish government de-
laid before them by minors and clared null and void . . . . ib.
persons not heads of families. 292 | 43 In the trial of such suit parole
33 Transcripts of the British re evidence to be admitted and the
cords of West Florida for claims judgment of the court therein to
to land therein to be evidence in be conclusive . . . . . : 303
the courts of the United States . 293 | 44 Private claims in the Orleans
34 Time for filing claims in the is. I and Louisiana territories, all grants
lanl of Nannee Hubba, and east for lands in the territory ceded by
of the Tombigby and Alibama France to the United States since
Rivers extended .294 the date of the treaty of St. Ulded

29 Time for filing and recom: 289

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