Imagens das páginas
PDF
ePub

the military tract to be surveyed | cording to the general prorisions
inco half sections. . 173 for surreying the public lands
31 Lands around Vincennes to be north-west of the Ohio river, &c. 172-3

surveyed pursuant to the direction See deputy surveyor, 12, 13. Super-
of the act of the 10th May, | intendants of sales, 14.

1800 . . . . . . . . . 174
32 Two plats to be returned, one

Surveyor General
to the Secretary of the Treasury
and the other to the Secretary of

| 1 To be appomted for the lands ls.

Wibing north-west of the river Ohio
the Indiana territory . . . . ib.
33 Private claims to be designated

and above tbe mouth of Kentucky

river . . . . . . . . 139
thereon . .
34 Tract for satisfying military

12 His powers and duties ... ib.
bounties to be laid off north-west

13 He shall cause a description of

| the whole lands survered to be
of the Ohio and west of the seven
ranges .

made out and returned to the su.
. .
35 To be divided into townships 5

perintendants of sales .... 141

4 Hlis compensation . . . . 145
mile square, by running, marking

| 5 His powers extended over all the
and numbering the exterior lmes,

| public lands north of the Ohio and
and marking corners at the dis-
tance of two and an half miles

east of the Mississippi ... 166
from each other . . . . . . ib.

6 To ascertain by astronomical ob.
36 Principles on which the corners,

servations the position of important
boundaries and contents of the

I points . . . . . . . . ib.
townships and quarter townships

17. His powers extended over all the
in the military tract, as they have

I public lands in Louisiana . . . 169
been surveyed, shall be ascertain.

See Surveiring, 18, 20. Boundaries
ed and established ...

198) 5. Commissioners, 32 Deputy Sur-

198
37 The actual plat and survey re-

veyors, 8. Superintendants of
'turned by the Surveyor-General

Sales, 3, 8.
of the quarter townships, &c. in
said tract, to be conclusive as to

Sutton James.
quantity .. ....... 202 | A certain section within the grant
See Commissioners, 18, 19, 20, 33. made to John C. Symmes granted
Private Claims, 58.

to, on paying the purchase money,

agreeably with the provisions
Surveying Districts made by law, for lands sold at
1 To be laid off by the Secretary

private sale ....... 253
of the Treasury . . . . . . 166
S And a deputy Surveyor appointed

Symnes, John Cleves.
ia each . . . . . . . . ib. 1 1 Drecirlent authorised at his me
See Deputy Surveyors.

quest to alter the contract with, so

far as respects boundaries; and
Surveyor

the specification thereof, . 240-1
1 Of the public lands south of the 2 Lands at and near Fort Washing-
State of Tennessee, to be appoint ton to be reserved for a fort. 241
ed . . . . . . . . . . 171 3 Patert to issue to Symmes and
2 To perform all such acts as are his associates, for so much land
(lirected to be done by the surveyor as is paid for at two-thirds of a
general in relation to the lands dollar per acre, and making such
north-rest of the Ohio, &c. . ib. reservations as are specified in the
3 His powers extended over all the contract of 15th October, 1788 . ib.
public lands in the Orleans terri. 4. Also for one other tract of
tory . . . . . . . . . . 172| 106,857 acres, or for so much as
4 To cause them to be surveyed ac- he shall within 6 months deliver

warrants for army bounty rights from Symmes and his associates,
for . . . . . . . . . 241-2 { within the bounds of their patent
5 One complete township to be to secure the same for the pur-
granted to, in trust for the pur poses of said seminaries . : 242-3
poses of an academy, and other 18 But they may be released from
seminaries of learning... 242 said trust on payment of $15,360
6 Where the said several grants with interest, &c. . . . . . 243

shall be located . . . . . . ib. See Pre-emption, from 1 to 14.
7 The Attorney General authorised

Commissioners, 1, 2.
to accept a complete township

Tennessee.

cient for satisfying legal claims,

deficiency to be made up on the
1 Act of Congress of 18th April,

United States side of the line 53-4
1806, establishing a line separat-

See Cessions, 9.
ing the unappropriated lands be.
longing to the United States there-

Township8.
in from those of the state . . 50
2 The United States cede to Ten-

See Surveying.
nessee the lands lying east and
north of the said line, on condi.

Translators
tion that the said state shall cede

| 1 For recording French and Spa-
to the United States the lands west

nish grants in the district of Loui.
and south thereof. i... 51

siana and the territory of Orleans 310
3 The said state may issue grants

2 Their compensation .... 319
and perfect titles to land lying
east and north of said line and

Treaties.
reserved by the act of cession of

North-Carolina ...... 52 1 Treaty of peace, definitive, be-
4. Certain entries and interfering lo. | tween the United States and Great

cations, which might be removed Britain ; Articles I. II. .. . 1
by said act of cession, to be lo 2 0f Amity, Commerce and Navi.
cated, and the titles perfected gation between the same powers ;
within the territory ceded to said | Article IV. . . . . . . . . 3
state .......... ib. 3 Of Friendship, Limits and Navi.
5 Said state shall appropriate 100, 1 gation between the United States

000 acres for two colleges. ib. and the King of Spain; Articles
6 And the same quantity for aca II IV. . . . . . . . . . . 4
dernies . . . . . . . . .

ib. 1 4 Between the United States and
7 And 640 acres for every six miles the French Republic ; Articles I.
square, for schools . . . . . 53 II. .

..

5
8 United States not bound to extin.. | 5 Definitive, of Friendship and
guish Indian title . . . . . . ib. Peace, between his Britannic Ma-
9 The lowest price of lands in the jesty, the most Christian King, and
ceded territory to be the same as the King of Spain, concluded at
those of the United States. ib. Paris, February 10th, 1763; Ar
10 Certain settlers secured in their ticles IV. VII. XX. ::... 12
rights of occupancy and pre.
emption :.:.::. ib. Treaties with Indian Tribes.
11 Warrants issued by North-Caro-

1 Treaty of Fort Stanwix with the
lina not to be located in the lands

Six Nations . . . . . 62
-reserved to the Cherokees, until
authorised by said stare . . . ib.

12.... Of Greenville, with the Wv.
· 12 If the cecled territory be insuffi- .

andots, Delawares, Shaw-

[ocr errors]

....

anoese, &c. . . . . . 63 , 15 Treaty of Vincennes with the
3 Treaty of Fort Industry, with the Kickapoos.

Wyandots, Ottawas, Chip 16 ... Of Saint Louis with the
pawas, &c. &c.".68

Sacs and Foxes. ..
Of Detroit, with the Otta. 17 ... Of Tellico with the Che-
was, Wyandots and Pot.

rokees . . . . . .
tawatamies . . . . . 70 18 ... Of Tellico (2d treaty) with
5.... Of Brownstown, with the

the Cherokees 1. .
Chippawas, Ottawas, Pot. 19 ... Of Washington with the
tawatanies, Wyandots and

same nation
Shawanoese . . . . 74 .. Of Hopewell with the Chic-
6 .... Of Fort Wayne with the

kasaws ...... 101
Delawares, Shawanoese, 21 .-. Of Chickasaw Bluffs with
Potawatamies, Eel River,

the same nation ... 102
Weaas, &c. . . . . . 75 --- In the Chickasaw country
.. Of Vincennes with the Kas-

with the same nation. 103
kaskias . . . . . . 78 ... Of Hopewell with the Choc-
..... With the Delawares 81

taws . . . . . . . 105
...... With the Pianke-

.. Of Fort Adams with the
shaws . .83

same nation ... 106
... Of Grouseland with the

Of Fort Confederation (pro-
Delawares, Pottawatamies,

visional convention) with
Miamies, Eel River and

the same nation. . . 107
Weeas . . . . . . 84 | 26 ... Of Mount Dexter with the
11 ... Of Vincennes (2d treaty) |

same nation .. . 11
with the Piankeshaws : 86

Of Fort Clark with the
Of Fort Wayne, with the

Great and Little Osages . 118
Delawares, Pottawatamies, 28 ... Of Saint Louis with the
Miamies and Eel River

Sacs and Foxes, (addi-
Miamies . . . . . . 88

tional article omitted in its
Separate article with the

proper place) ...115
Miamies and Eel River 29 Treaties for the purchase of
Indians, to constitute part lands from Indians, when valid and

of the preceding treaty 90 how to be conducted .... 139
14 ... Of Vincennes with the

See Indian Lands.
Weeas., 91

[blocks in formation]

tified on plats

injeci... 134

..

131

2 This provision reneje

terms with the next preceding | tives
grant to Christian Van Gundy 253 6 No fees chargeable for such

patents . . . . . . . . 215
Variation

7 By act of 13th May, 1800, pa-
1 of the magnetic needle to be cer-

tents to be granted on surveys
made on warrants issued pursu-
ant to any resolution of Virginia

previous to passing said act. 216

i 8 But not for a greater quantity in
Vincennes.

the whole than 60,000 acres, nor
1 A Land Office established at . 175 to give validity to entries or sur-
2 Confirmation of the grants of veys made on such warrants inter-
lands in the district of, made by f ering with those made on war."
the Governors of the North-West rants granted by said state to her
and Indiana territories ... 278' officers and soldiers on continen-
See Land Offices, 9, 11, 13, 17, 18. tal establishment . . . . . ib.

Intruders, 3. Private Claims 19 In case of interfering claims, the
from 1 to 7–13 to 20.

party losing and evicted may

withdraw his entry and locate
Virginia.

other vacant lands within the afore-

said bounds . . . . . . . ib.
1 Deed and act of cession of ter-

10 Provision in case of warrants or
ritory by, io the United States. 30

| certificates of survey lost or de-
2 Act of the Legislature of, as-

stroyed ; they may be supplied by
senting to an alteration proposed

certified duplicates ... 216-17
by Congress to the said act of

11 The western boundary line of
cession . . . . . . . . . 35 the territory reserved by Virginia

in the aforesaid deed of cession
Virginia Military Bounties,

established . . . . . . 217
1 Lands between the Little Miami 12 Three years from 230 March,
and Sciotho not to be sold, until 1804, allowed for completing lo-
there shall have been laid off suf cations, and five for returning
ficient for satisfving bounties to surveys to those entitled to boun.
the officers and soldiers of the ty lands in said reserved territory ib.
Virginia line, according to the 13 Warrants or certified copies
reservation in the deed of cession

thereof filed in the War Depart.

, 133-4 ment to be evidence of title 217-18
2 Secretary at War directed to

14 Claims not located and surveys
make returns to the Executive of returned within the period afore-
Virginia of the names of the offi. said, barred, and the reserved ter-
cers and soldiers of the Virginia ritory released from such claims 218
line who served on continental

15 Further time for completing lo-
establishment, and also the aggre cations and returning surveys and
gate amount in acres due said line warrants allowed, of three years
for bounties . . . . . . 213

from 234 March, 1807, for the
3 which their agents may locate former, and five for the latter 218
between the rivers Sciotho and 10 Secretary of the Treasury to
Little Miami, deducting locations cause a general and connected plat
already made . . . . . 213-141 to be made of all lands, located
4 President to grant letters patent and surveyed in the reserved ter-
to the persons originally entitled mtory . . . . . . . . . 219
to bounty lands, with the formali. 17 A copy of which to be filed in
ties to be observed therein .. 214 the War Department, and ano.
5 To be transmitted to the Execu. ther to be laid before Congress
tive of Virginia to be delivered to with an estimate of the surplus
the grantees or their representa remaining after satisfying the said

[ocr errors]

bounties ........ 219/2) But if it appear that such sur.
18 How the expence thereof is to rey contain more lands than is
be defrayed . . . . . . . ib. just, no patent to issue, until å
19 The Secretary at War to issue resurvey be made and the surplus
patents on locations and surveys | excluded . . . . . . . . 220
made within the period above 21 A further time of five years
mentioned on warrants issued un from 16th March, 1810, allowed
der any resolution of Virginia, on to obtain warrants and complete
satistactory proof that such war locations, and seven from said
rants were granted for services, period, for returning surveys,
which by the laws of Virginia warrants, &c. . . . . . . 220-1
prior to the cession of said terri-

See Virginia.
tory entitled the grantee to boun-
ty lands ....... 219-20 |

Wells, William,

mably with said recommendation 24-6

3 The same line, viz. “ From the
A right of pre-emption for 320

mouth of Yazoo, due east to the
acres, to include his improvement

river Apalachicola,” declared to
at Fort Wavne, at the confluence

be the northern boundary of West-
of the St Joseph and St. Mary's ri-

Florida, in a subsequent commis.
vers, granted to . . . . . 258-9

sion to Peter Chester, as governor, .

&c. dated 25th January, 1770, 26
Western Reserve
1 Of Connecticut ; act of Congress Westfall, Ferdinand Nicholas,
for releasing and conveying the A foreign deserter; 100 acres of
tract of country so called, to the
State of Connecticut...

20
39

land granted to ...... 208
2 Jurisdiction over the, released to
the United States, by deed and

Williams, Elie.
act of the said state . . . . . 41 | 1 The Secretary of the Treasury

authorized to contract with him
West-Florida.

for the purchase of a lot in Cin-

cinnati . . . . . . . . . 255
1 Recommendation of the board of

2 On payment of the price agreed
trade of the 234 March, 1764, for

on, the President authorized to is-
altering the northern boundary of,

sue a patent to him therefor . . ib.
by running a line from the mouth
of Yazoo river, due east to the

Wyandot Indians,
Apalachicola . . . . . . . 23
2 This proposed alteration after. 1 Two tracts of land in the Michi-
wards made by the king of Great gan territory, not exceeding in the
Britain, as appears from a commis whole 5,000 acres, to be vested in
sion to John Eliot, dated 15th May, the, by lease, for 50 years. 235
1767, as governor of said province, | 2 Which shall not be transferable ib.
in which the limits thereof are set 1 3 Their interest in said lands to
out and the change made confor I cease on removal therefrom i . ib.

2.

Zane, Ebenezer.
1 Three tracts of land in the terri.
tory north-west of the Ohio, grant.

ed to, not exceeding one mile

square each . . . . . . . 195
1 2 Patent to issue to him, upon pro.
I

« AnteriorContinuar »