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Olawas and For the Ottawas and Chippewas, sixty thousand eight hundred and Chippewas.

thirty dollars; Caddoes. For the Caddoes, ten thousand dollars;

Transporta- For transportation and incidental expenses, liventy-nine thousand tion, &c.

five hundred dollars; Removal and For removal and subsistence of the Creeks, and purchase of articles subsistence of occording to the treaty of the twenty-fourth March, eighteen hunCreeks, &c.

dred and thirty-tivo, for the subsistence of the families of the warriors in the service of the United States, and for the expenses attending the sales of Creek reservations, and investigating the frauds committed on these Indians, and the causes of their hostility, seven hundred and one

thousand six hundred and seventy-six dollars; Removal, &c. For the removal and subsistence of the Seminoles, one hundred and of Seminoles. forty thousand dollars;

Removal, &c. For the removal and subsistence of the Oliavas of the Mauree,
of Ottawas of Thirieea thousand dollars;
Maumec.
Removal and

For the removal and subsistence of the Polias:atamies of Indiana, subsistence of and for locating reservations and incidental expenses, under the treaty Potawatamies with the Pottawatamies of St. Joseph, of the twentieth September, of Indiana.

eighteen hundred and tweuty-eight, ninety thousand five hundred dollars; Removal and For the removal and subsistence of the Chippewas, Ottawas, and subsistence of

Pottawatamies, under the treaty of twenty-sixth September, eighteen Chippewas, Ouawas, and

hundred and thirty-three, and for locating reservations, and incidental Poilawalamies. expenses under the treaty with the same, of the twenty-ninth July,

eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, one hundred and thirty-two thousand

dollars; Winnebagoes. For locating reservations, and incidental expenses under the treaty

with the Winnebagoes of the first of August, eighteen hundred and

twenty-nine, one thousand dollars; Sioux.

For carrying into effect the treaty with the Sioux and other tribes of the fifteenth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty, so far as it relates to the Sioux half-breeds, and for compensation to a blacksmith under the act of the thirtieth Jure, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, one thou

sand one hundred and twenty dollars; Omahas, Io. For the Omahas, Ioways, Ottoes, and Yancton and Santie Sioux, ways, Ottoes, under the tenth article of the treaty of the fifteenth of July, eighteen and Yancton and Santie

hundred and thirty, iu relation to half-breeds of these tribes, one thouSioux.

sand dollars; Choctaw re. For the various expenses grossing out of the location and sale of servations, &c. Choctaw reservations, and periecting titles to the same, and for addi

tional compensation to blacksmiths, as provided for by the ninth section of the act of June thirty, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, eight thou

sand eight hundred and sixty dollars; Osages. For carrying into effect the fifth and sixth sections of the treaty with

the Osages of June second, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, relative

to reservations for half-breeds and for schools, two thousand dollars; Kanzas.

for carrying into effect the sixth article of the treaty with the Kanzas of the third of June, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, in relation to

reservations for half-breeds, five liundred dollars; Delawares. For carrying into effect the supplementary article of the treaty with

the Delawares of the third of December, eighteen hundred and eighteen,

in relation to reservations for schools, five hundred dollars ; Horse-mill for For the erection of a horse-mill as stipulated in the fifth article of Missourias and the treaty with the Ottoes and Missourias of the twenty-first of SepOttoes.

tember, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, in addition to a former

appropriation, nine hundred dollars; Blacksmiths For additional compensation to blacksmiths for the Cherokees, as for Cherokees. provided for in the ninth section of the act of June thirtieth, eighteen 1834, ch. 62.

hundred and thirty-four, four hundred and eighty dollars;

annuities.

For additional compensation to a blacksmith for the Menomonies, as Blacksmith for

Menomonies. provided for by the ninth section of the act of June thirtieth, eighteen

1834, ch. 162. hundred and thirty-four, one hundred and twenty dollars;

For additional compensation to blacksmiths for the Senecas and Blacksmiths Shawnees, as provided for by the ninth section of the act of June thir- for Senecas and

Shawuees. tieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, two hundred and forty dollars;

1834, ch. 162. For agricultural assistance for the Sacs and Foxes, in addition to the Agricultural amount heretofore allowed, and to which they are entitled by an equita- assistance for

Sacs and Foxes. ble construction of the treaties of the fourth of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and the fifteenth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty, seven hundred and forty dollars;

For the purpose of supplying a deficiency in the sum applicable to Deficiency in the payment of annuities for eighteen hundred and thirty-six, caused by sum applicable the retention, as commissions on disbursement, by Lieutenant N. J. to payment of Eaton, United States army, of this amount, two thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine dollars; Provided always, That this appropriation shall Proviso. not be so construed as to give any sanction to any disbursing officer, in retaining commissions on any sum of money paid by him in pursuance of treaty stipulations; but on the contrary it is still considered the duty of the proper officers to use all legal means to compel the payment of said sum of two thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine dollars, retained by Lieutenant N. J. Eaton ;

For payment of balance due Andrew S. Hughes and Jonathan L. Payment to Bean, in compliance with an arrangement made with them, February Andrew S. fourteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, by the Superintendent of Jonathan L. Indian Affairs at St. Louis, in pursuance to instructions from the War Bean. Department, sixteen hundred dollars;

For the payment to Charles Rodgers the appraised value of a distil- Payment to lery built by him prior to the act of eighteen hundred and thirty-four, Chas. Rodgers. and afterwards destroyed by order of the Indian agents, and for which he was promised indemnity, the sum of sixteen hundred and ninety-two dollars;

For the purpose of paying the expenses of two Fox chiefs and their Visit of two attendants, in coming to the city of Washington, on necessary business, Fox chiefs to

Washington. and returning to their nation, the sum of fifteen hundred dollars;

For the purpose of enabling the Secretary of War, to pay a subscrip- Fifty copies of tion made in eighteen hundred and thirty, for the Indian department, History of In

dian Tribes. of fifty copies of the History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with biographical sketches, to be composed of, say twenty numbers each, the sum of three thousand dollars ;

For the purpose of fulfilling the stipulations in the twentieth article Education of of the treaty with the Choctaws of the twenty-seventh September Choc’w youths. eighteen hundred and thirty, providing for the education of forty Choctaw youths, in addition to the sum heretofore provided, the sum of two thousand dollars;

For holding treaties with the various tribes of Indians east of the Holding treaMississippi river, for the cession of lands held by them respectively, ties with the and for their removal west of the Mississippi, ten thousand dollars;

tribes east of the

Mississippi. For the purpose of defraying the expenses of Eleazer Williams, in

Expenses of coming from Green Bay, and returning home, on business relative to Eleazer Wilthe Oneida Indians, the sum of five hundred dollars;

liams. For carrying into effect the treaty with the Menomonies of the third Menomonies. September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two hundred and eightyeight thousand five hundred and forty dollars; For carrying into effect the treaties with the Pottawatamies of the

Pottawata fifth of August, twentieth, twenty-second and twenty-third September, mies. eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and eleventh February, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, seventy-three thousand four hundred and twentythree dollars;

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Ioways. For carrying into effect the treaty with the Ioways of the seventeenth

September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, sixty-five thousand five hun

dred and ninety dollars ; Sacs and For carrying into effect the treaties with the Sacs and Foxes of the Foxes.

seventeenth, twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, one hundred and thirty-eight thousand two hundred

and forty dollars; Otoes and For carrying into effect the treaty with the Otoes and Missourias of Missourias. the fifteenth October, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, three thousand

dollars; Omahas. For carrying into effect the treaty with the Omahas of the fifteenth

October, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two thousand four hundred

and seventy dollars; Sioux.

For carrying into effect the treaties with the Sioux of the tenth September, fifteenth October, and thirtieth November, eighteen hundred

and thirty-six, one thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars; Additional For pay of four additional sub-agents, three thousand dollars; sub-agents. For defraying the expenses of a more particular examination of the

Examination of vacant Indian vacant Indian country, southwest of the Missouri river, with a view to lands.

ascertain its adaptation, in quality and extent, to the accommodation of

the tribes yet to be removed, three thousand dollars ; Sioux.

For holding treaties with the Sioux Indians to extinguish their title to that part of their lands lying east of the Mississippi river, five thou

sand dollars; Deputation of For the expenses of a deputation of the New York Indians to visit New York In. the country west of the Mississippi, with a view to the selection of a dians.

permanent residence, eight thousand dollars ; Deputation of For the expenses of a deputation of the Chippewas of Saganaw for Chippewas of the same object, two thousand dollars; Saganaw. Visit of Hen

For defraying the expenses of Hendrick, a Stockbridge Indian, and drick and two of two Ioway chiefs, and their attendants, who have visited the seat of Joway chiefs to Government on business during the present winter, one thousand dolvernment. Wyandot In- For defraying the expenses of a treaty with the Wyandot Indians of dians.

Upper Sandusky, in the State of Ohio, one thousand dollars ; Holding trea- For holding treaties with the various tribes east of the Mississippi ties with tribes river, for the cession of lands held by them respectively, and for their east of the Mississippi, &c.

removal west of said river; and with the Sioux for the cession of their country lying east of the same river, and for defraying the expenses of a more particular examination of the vacant lands, west of the Mississippi, with a view to ascertain, whether it be sufficient to accommodate

the tribes remaining east of said river, seventeen thousand dollars. To enable the Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of five thousand President, by dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, out of any money in suitable agents, the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to enable the President of the to inquire what depredations

United States by suitable agents to inquire what depredations were comwere committed mitted by the Seminole and Creek Indians on the property of citizens by the Seminole of Florida, Georgia, and Alabama, immediately before the commenceand Creek Indians, &c. ment of actual hostilities on the part of said respective tribes of In

dians; what amount of depredations were committed during the pendency of said hostilities; what portion of the Creek tribe were engaged in such hostilities; and what depredations have been committed by a remnant of said tribe supposed to be friendly and a part of whom were actually employed against the Seminoles, since the removal of the main

body of them west of the Mississippi, and that the President report the Proviso. information so acquired to Congress at its next session ; Provided,

Nothing hereinbefore contained, shall be so construed, as to subject the
United States to pay for depredations not provided for, by the act of
April ninth eighteen hundred and sixteen, and the acts amendatory

lars;

thereto, nor by acts regulating the intercourse between the Indian tribes and the United States.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the President may, and he is The President hereby authorized, to appoint, by and with the consent of the Senate, authorized to three additional Indian agents, one for the Creek, one for the Cherokee appoint three tribe of Indians, and one for the tribes on the upper Missouri, who shall dian agents. execute the same duties, possess the same powers, and receive the same pay and emoluments as those now authorized by law, execute, possess and receive, and that the salaries of said agents be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, APPROVED, March 3, 1837.

STATUTE II. Chap. XXXII.-An Act to change the titles of certain officers in the navy.

March 3, 1837. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the pas- The titles of sage of this act all “ masters commandant” in the navy shall be taken

mandant" to be and shall be called “commanders," and all “ sailingmasters” shall

changed to be taken to be and shall be called “masters :” but such change of title "commandshall not impair or in any way affect the rank, pay, or privileges, of any ers;" and "sail.

ing-masters" to master commandant or sailingmaster now in the service; and should they receive new commissions or warrants, they shall respectively take rank from the date of their present commissions.

APPROVED, March 3, 1837.

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STATUTE II. Chap. XXXIII.-An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic March 3, 1837. expenses of Government for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven.

(Obsolete.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the treasury, viz: For pay and mileage of the members of Congress and delegates, three

Pay, &c., hundred and forty-eight thousand and forty dollars;

of members For pay of the officers and clerks of the Senate and House of Repre- of Congress. sentatives, thirty-three thousand seven hundred dollars;

Pay of officers,

&c. of ConFor stationery, fuel, printing, and all other contingent expenses of the Senate, forty-nine thousand five hundred and fifty dollars;

Contingent For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other contingent expenses expenses of Se. of the House of Representatives, one hundred and fifty thousand

Contingent exdollars ;

penses of House The two sums last mentioned to be applied to the payment of the of Repres. ordinary expenditures of the Senate and House of Representatives, applicable only severally, and to no other purpose;

to ordinary exFor compensation to the President and Vice President of the United penses, States, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Sec- Vice President, retary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Postmaster General, and the heads sixty thousand dollars;

of departments. For salary of the secretary to sign patents for public lands, per act

Secretary to of March second, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, one thousand five sign patents. hundred dollars;

For clerks and messengers in the office of the Secretary of State, Office of Se. twenty thousand three hundred dollars; For the contingent expenses of the Department of State, including

Clerks, &c.

Publication. publishing and distributing the laws, twenty-five thousand dollars; &c. of the laws.

For compiling and printing the Biennial Register, one thousand Biennial Re. eight hundred dollars;

gister.

Superint't and For the superintendent and watchman of the northeast executive

watchman N.E. building, one thousand five hundred dollars;

exec. building.

cretary of State.

or.

or.

Contingent For contingent expenses of said building, including fuel, labor, oil, expenses.

and repairs, two thousand five hundred dollars; Office of Sec. For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the of Treasury: Secretary of the Treasury, sixteen thousand four hundred and fifty Clerks and

dollars; messengers. Additional

For compensation to the clerks in said office, per act of twenty-third clerks. of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, three thousand six hundred

dollars; First Comp- For compensation to the First Comptroller of the Treasury, three troller.

thousand five hundred dollars; Clerks and For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the messengers. First Comptroller, nineteen thousand three hundred dollars;

Second Comp- For compensation to the Second Comptroller, three thousand doltroller.

lars; Clerks and For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the messengers. Second Comptroller, including two clerkships transferred from the

office of the Fourth Auditor, twelve thousand two hundred and fifty

dollars; First Auditor. For compensation to the First Auditor of the Treasury, three thou

sand dollars ; Clerks and

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the messenger. First Auditor, fifteen thousand nine hundred dollars; Second Audit. For compensation to the Second Auditor of the Treasury, three thou

sand dollars ; Clerks and For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the inessenger. Second Auditor, seventeen thousand nine hundred dollars ; Third Audit- For compensation to the Third Auditor, three thousand dollars;

For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the Clerks and

Third Auditor, twenty-nine thousand six hundred and fifty dollars, inmessengers.

Clerk hire. cluding two thousand four hundred dollars for clerk hire to carry into Act of Jan. 18, effect an act of the seventeenth [eighteenth] of January last, entitled 1837, ch. 5.

“An act to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or

destroyed in the military service of the United States ;" Fourth Audit. For compensation to the Fourth Auditor, three thousand dollars ;

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the Clerks and messenger.

Fourth Auditor, fifteen thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars; Fifth Auditor. For compensation to the Fifth Auditor, three thousand dollars; Clerks and For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the messenger. Fifth Auditor, nine thousand eight hundred dollars; Treasurer. For compensation to the Treasurer of the United States, three thou

sand dollars ; Clerks and For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the messenger. Treasurer of the United States, including a deficiency of appropriation

of two hundred and sixty-four dollars and sixty-four cents, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six, eleven thousand and fourteen dollars

and sixty-four cents; Register. For compensation to the Register of the Treasury, three thousand

dollars; Clerks and For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of messengers. the Register of the Treasury, twenty-four thousand two hundred dol

Commissioner For compensation to the Commissioner of the General Land Office, of the General

per act of fourth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, three thouLand Office.

sand dollars ; Other officers. For compensation of the recorder, solicitor, draughtsman, and assist

ant draughtsman, clerks, messengers, and packers, in the office of the

Commissioner of the General Land Office, one hundred and eight thouSalary of Re- sand seven hundred and fifty dollars; and the annual salary of the Recorder.

corder of the General Land Office shall be two thousand dollars; and

or.

lars;

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