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58 Sale to continue open six weeks ib. I

Sections,
59 Lands unsold at public, to be

Half, and quarter sections ; princi-
sold at private sale . .ib.
60 Lands which have been surveyed

ples on which their boundaries and

contents shall be ascertained 168
in the western district of Orleans

See surveying, 9, 10, 13, 14, 21, 23,
territory, except section No. 16, a
township

25, 29.
for a seminary, Salt

Sales of public lands, 15,
Springs, &c. to be offered for sale

25, 26, 31, 33.
on the same terms as those in the

Settlers
Mississippi Territory . . . . 185
61 Sales to continue open three On public lands.
weeks . . . . . ... ib. See intruders, 5, 7, 13, 15. Ancient
See Compact, 7:

French and Canadian in the Ni-

nois, &c. See donations, 1, 2, 3.
Salt Springs.

Pre-emption, 18, 25. Private claims,
í One near the Scioto, and as many

9, 21, 47. Sales of public lunds, 36.
contiguous sections as are equal to
a township, and all other Salt

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Springs and sections, including 11 A tract of land in the Illinois ter-
them, in the territory north-west ritory, including the, to be laid off
of the Ohio, reserved for the future into lots and streets, &c. and sold
disposal of the United States 141-2 as other public lands in said terri-
2 The President to cause those on tory . . . . . . . . . . 256
the Wabash to be worked at the 2 But no in-lot to be sold for less
expence of the United States, or than 88, nor out-lot for less than
leased for a term not exceeding $5 per acre . . . . . . . 257
three years . . . . . . . 186
3 Those in Indiana with certain con-

Sinking Fund.
tiguous sections to each, reserved
for future disposal ... i187

en The nett proceeds of the sales of

the public lands in the Western
See sales of public lands, 34,60. In-
truders, 11. Private claims, 55.

territory of the United States, ap-
Ohio, 3. Commissioners, 30. See

propriated to the ..... 139
note in page 187.

South-Carolina,
Schools.

1 Convention between, and Georgia,

for settling boundaries between the
See Public Schools.

two states . . . . . . . . 26

2 Deed of cession of territory by to
Secretary of the Treasury.

the United States . . . . . 43
1 His duty in regard to the public
lands

. . . .
. . . . 137 |

Sparks, Richard,
2 Authorized by the act of 10th

Allowed to enter his claim with the
May, 1800, to prescribe such re-

register of the district; west of
gulations as to him may appear

Pearl river, after the time therefor
necessary, in the manner of keep-

had elapsed
ing books and accounts of sales of

i. .... 297-8
public lands . . . . . . . 155 |
3 To have the books of the officers

Special Sales
of the land office examined once a

North of the river Ohio. 236
year, and the balance in the hands
of the receivers ascertained . . 159

Steubenville,
See superintendants of sales, 1. Prije | A land office established at.
rate claims, 31, 32, 38.

See land offices, 5,

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Streans

directed under the act of 30th

April, 1810, of lands acquired by
Not navigable, to be common to

the treaty of Fort Wayne, of the
the owners of the opposite banks

30th September, 1809, and their
thereof . . . . . · · · 197

compensation . . . . . 179-80

14 The governor of the Mississippi
Superintendants of Sales.

territory, the survevor of the Unit.
1 For lands remaining insold of the ed States, and the registers of the
seven ranges, and directed to be land offices in said territory, of
sold by the act of 18th May, 1796, sales directed therein under the
the Secretary of the Treasury ap act of 3d March, 1803 ... 181
pointed a superintendant at Phila. 15 Compensation to said superin-
delphia, and the governor or secre tendants . . . . . . . . 182
tary of the Western territory, and 16 The registers and receivers, of
such person as the President shall sales of lands ceded by the Chero-
appoint at Pittsburg . . . . 143 kees and Chickasaw's, under the
2 The register of the land office, act of 15th June, 1809 ... 183
and either the said governor or 17 Their compensation as superin.
secretary at Cincinnati and Chili tendants . . . . . . . . 184
cothe, of sales directed there, un. 18 The register and receiver of the
der the act of 10th May, 1800 . 148 Western district of Orleans Terri-
3 The said governor, or Secretary tory and the principal deputy sur-

or surveyor general at Marietta . ib. veyor of sales directed therein un.
4 Compensation to the aforesaid su der the act of the 21st April, 1806 185
perintendants . . . . . . 155-6 | 19 Compensation to said superin-
5 The registers and receivers at I tendants . . . . . . . . 185-6
Cbilicothe, Marietta, Zanesville,

See Surveyor General, 3.,
Steubenville, and Cincinnati, for
the sale of the reserved sections, &c.
under the act of 26th March, 1804,

Surveying:
and 3d March, 1805 ... 158-601 The territory north-west of the
6 The same superintendants for re | Ohio to be laid off into townships

served sections remaining usold, six miles square, by lines at the
under the act of 29th February, cardinal points and numbered

1808 . . . . . . . . 161 froin south to north progressively 130
7 And for certain lands directed to 2 The ranges to be distinguished
be sold in the military tract by the by progressive numbers to the
act of the 3 March, 1803 .. 174 westward, the first range from
8 The surveyor general or governor 1 Ohio to Lake Erie to be number 1 130
of the Indiana territory and the re 3 Mode of running and marking
gisters and receivers respectively, the lines . . . . . . . . . ib.
for sales in said territory, at De. | 4 Mines, salt springs and other na.
troit, Vincennes, and Kaskiskia, tural objects, together with the
under the act of the 26th March, quality of the lands, to be noted on

1844, and 31 March, 1805 , 175-6 | the plat .130141
9 Compensation to the last mention. 5 Plais of townships to be marked

ed superintendants . . . . . 176 by subdivisions into lots of one
10 Governor of the Michigan ter mile square and numbered from
ritory to be a superintendant of 1 to 36; the lots in fractional
sales at Detroit in lieu of the go townships to hear the same num.
vernor of the Indiana territory. 177 bers as if they were entire . 130-1
11 The register and receiver at Jef., 6 Corners of subdivisions to be
fersonville for certain sales there marked on the external lines of
under the act of 3d March, 1807 178 townships. . . . . . . . 131
12 Their compensation .... ib. 7 The lands north-west of the Ohio
13 The registers and receivers at and above the mouth of Kentucky
Cincinnati and Vincennes, of sales | River remaining undivided under

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the ordinance of 20th May, 1785, 19 Private claims to be surveyed at
to be laid off into townships six | the expence of the claimants 166
miles square by lines at the cardi. | 20 Also to cause the Indian boun-
nal points, and numbered . 130, 140 dary lines of said lands to be sur-
8 Corners of subdivisions to be veyed and marked . . . . . ib.
marked differently from the town. 21 All those lands north of Ohio
ships . . . . . . . . . . ib. which by the Act of 18th May,
9 One-half of said townships alter 1791, were subdivided by running
nately to be subdivided into sec through the townships parallel
tions, by parallel lines running lines each way at the end of eve-
each way at the distance of every ry 2 miles, and marking corners
2 miles, and marking corners at at the end of every mile; to be
the end of every mile . . . . ib. further subdivided into sections,
10 Manner and order of numbering by straight lines run from said

the sections . . . . . . . ib. mile corners to the opposite cor-
11 All lines to be marked on trees | responding corners . 167-8
and measured with a standard | 22 Corners to be marked on said
chain . . . . . . . . . 141 lines equidistant from the corners
12 The whole expence of survey of sections . . . . . . . . 168
ing not to exceed $3 per mile | 23 The boundaries of all half sec.
run ...... 145, 148, 166 tions purchased previous to the
13 Certain townships west of Mus. 1st July, 1804, to be surveyed
kingum, which by the act of the and marked, by running straight
10th May, 1796, had been direct lines from the half mile corners
ed to be sold in quarter townships, heretofore marked to the opposite
to be subdivided into half sec. corresponding corners, on which
tions by running parallel lines lines intermediate corners are to
through the same each way at one be marked . . . . . . . . ib.
mile's distance, and marking half 24 Public lands in the Mississippi
sectional corners on the east and territory and private claims for
west lines and mile corners on the which certificates have been gi.
north and south lines . . . . 147 ven by the commissioners to be
14 And those east of that river, surveyed. . . . . . . . 171
which have not been divided into 25 The public lands to be divided
sections, to be so run and marked into townships and subdivided in-
pursuant to the directions of the to half sections in the mannner
said act of 18th May, 1796 . . ib. directed for the lands north-west
15 Error in the exterior lines of of the Ohio and above the mouth
townships causing excess or defi. of Kentucky river . . . . . ib.
ciency provided for ...,. 148 | 26 Plots to be transmitted to the
16 Sections, &c. sold prior to 10th Registers and the Secretary of
May, 1800, to be run in the man. the Treasury . . . . . . . ib.
ner most consistent with the sup 27 Expence not to exceed four dol-
posed boundaries of the same at lars per mile, and that of private
the time of sale . . . . . 165-6 claims to be paid by the claimants ib.
17 Purchasers under that act inter- | 28 Tracts claimed under complete
fered with thereby, may withdraw Spanish grants to be surveyed at
their entries, and enter any other public expence . . . . . 172.
vacant sections . . . . 166 | 29 Such of the public lands in the
18 The Surveyor General to cause Orleans territory as the President
all the public lands north of Ohio shall expressly direct, to be sur-
and east of the Mississippi to be veved in the manner directed for
divided into townships 6 miles the lands of the United States
square, and subdivided as is di north-west of the river Ohio and
- rected for the lands north west of above the mouth of Kentucky
the Ohio and above the mouth of River . . . . . . . . 172.5
the Kentucky river. ... 166 30 All the unappropriated lands in

Streams

| directed under the act of 30th
Not navigable, to be common to

April, 1810, of lands acquired by

the treaty of Fort Wayne, of the
the owners of the opposite banks

30th September, 1809, and their
thereof . . . . . . . . 197

compensation . . . . . 179-80

14 The governor of the Mississippi
Superintendants of Sales.

territory, the surveyor of the Unit.
1 For lands remaining insold of the ed States, and the registers of the
seven ranges, and directed to be land offices in said territory, of
sold by the act of 18th May, 1796, sales directed therein under the
the Secretary of the Treasury ap act of 3d March, 1803 ... 181
pointed a superintendant at Phila 15 Compensation to said superin-
delphia, and the governor or secre tendants. ; . . . . . . 182
tary of the Western territory, and 16 The registers and receivers, of
such person as the President shall sales of lands ceded by the Chero-
appoint at Pittsburg . . . . 143 kees and Chickasaws, under the
2 The register of the land office, act of 15th June, 1809 ... 183
and either the said governor or 17 Their compensation as superin.
secretary at Cincinnati and Chili tendants . . . . . . . . 184
cothe, of sales directed there, un 18 The register and receiver of the
der the act of 10th May, 1800 · 148 Western district of Orleans Terri-
3 The said governor, or secretary I tory and the principal deputy sur-

or surveyor general at Marietta . ib. veyor of sales directed therein un.
4 Compensation to the aforesaid su der the act of the 21st April, 1806 185

perintendants ...... 155-6 19 Compensation to said superin-
5 The registers and receivers at tendants . . . . . . . . 185-6
Chilicothe, Marietti, Zanesville,

See Surveyor General, 3.
Steubenville, and Cincinnati, for
the sale ofthe reserved sections, &c.
under the act of 26th March, 1804,

Surveying.
and 30 March, 1805 ... 158-60 1 The territory north-west of the
6 The same superintendants for re Ohio to be laid off into townsluips
served sections remaining unsold, six miles square, by lines at the
linder the act of 29th February, cardinal points and numbered
1808 . . . . .

...161 from south to north progressively 150
7 And for certain lands directed to | 2 The ranges to be distinguished
be sold in the military tract by the by progressive numbers to the
act of the 31 March, 1803 . . 174 | westward, the first range from
8 The surveyot general or governor | Ohio to Lake Erie to be number 1 130
of the Indiana territory and the re- 3 Mode of running and marking
gisters and receivers respectively, the lines . . . . . . . . ib.
for sales in said territory, at De. 4 Mines, salt springs and other na-
troit, Vincennes, and Kaskiskia, tural objects, together with the
under the act of the 26th March, quality of the lands, to be noted on
1804, and 31 March, 1805 - 175-6 the plat...... 130, 141
9 Compensation to the last mention. 5 Plats of townships to be marked

ed superintendants . . . . . 176 by subdivisions into lots of one
10 Governor of the Michigan ter mile square and numbered from
ritory to be a superintendant of 1 to 36; the lots in fractional
sales at Detroit in lieu of the go townships to hear the same num-
vemor of the Indiana territory 177 bers as if they were entire , 130-1
11 The register and receiver at Jef., | 6 Corners of subdivisions to be
fersonville for certain sales there | marked on the external lines of
under the act of Sd March, 1807 178 townships ........ 131
12 Their compensation . . . . ib 7 The lands north-west of the Ohio
13 The registers and receivers at and above the mouth of Kentucky
Cincinnati and Vincennes, of sales | River remaining undivided under

the ordinance of 20th May, 1785, 19 Private claims to be surveyed at
to be laid off into townships six | the expence of the claimants . 166
miles square by lines at the cardi- 20 Also to cause the Indian boun.
nal points, and numbered . 130, 140 dary lines of said lands to be sur
8 Corners of subdivisions to be veved and marked . . . . . ib.
marked differently from the town. 21 All those lands north of Ohio
ships . . . . . . . . . . ib. wbich by the Act of 18th May,
9 One-half of said townships alter 1791, were subdivided by running
nately to be subdivided into sec through the townships parallel
tions, by parallel lines running lines each way at the end of eve-
each way at the distance of every ry 2 miles, and marking corners
2 miles, and marking corners at at the end of every mile; to be
the end of every mile . . . . ib. further subdivided into sections,
20 Manner and order of numbering i by straight lines run from said

the sections .. ....ib. mile corners to the opposite cor-
11 All lines to be marked on trees responding corners

167-8
and measured with a standard 22 Corners to be marked on said
chain . . . . . . . . . 141 lines equidistant from the corners
12 The whole expence of survey. I of sections . . . . . . . . 168
ing not to exceed $3 per mile 23 The boundaries of all half sec-
run . . . . . . 145, 149, 166 tions purchased previous to the
13 Certain townships west of Mus. 1st July, 1804, to be surveyed
kingum, which by the act of the and marked, by running straight
10th May, 1796, had been direct lines from the half mile corners
ed to be sold in quarter townships, heretofore marked to the opposite
to be subdivided into half sec corresponding corners, on which
tions by running parallel lines lines intermediate corners are to
through the same each way at one be marked . . . . . . . . ib.
mile's distance, and marking half 24 Public lands in the Mississippi
sectional comers on the east and territory and private claims for
west lines and mile corners on the which certificates have been gi-
north and south lines . . . . 147 ven by the commissioners to be
14 And those east of that river, surveyed. . . . . . . . 171
which have not been divided into | 25 The public lands to be divided
sections, to be so run and marked | into townships and subdivided in-
pursuant to the directions of the to half sections in the mannner
said act of 18th May, 1796 . . ib. directed for the lands north-west
15 Error in the exterior lines of I of the Ohio and above the mouth
townships causing excess or defi of Kentucky river . . . . . ib.
ciency provided for ..... 148 26 Plots to be transmitted to the
16 Sections, &c. sold prior to 10th I Registers and the Secretary of
May, 1800, to be run in the man the Treasury . . . . . . . ib.
ner most consistent with the sup 27 Expence not to exceed four dol-
posed boundaries of the same at lars per mile, and that of private
the time of sale ..... 165.6 claims to be paid by the claimants ib.
17 Purchasers under that act inter- 28 Tracts claimed under complete
fered with thereby, may withdraw Spanish grants to be surveyed at
their entries, and enter any other public expence . . . . . 172,
vacant sections . . . . 166 | 29 Such of the public lands in the
18 The Surveyor General to cause Orleans territory as the President
all the public lands north of Ohio shall expressly direct, to be sur-
and east of the Mississippi to be veyed in the manner directed for
divided into townships 6 miles the lands of the United States
square, and subdivided as is di north-west of the river Ohio and
-rected for the lands north west of above the mouth of Kentucky
the Ohio and above the mouth of River . . . . . . . . 172-3
the Kentucky river.... 166) 30 All the unappropriated lands in

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