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Mouth of For the continuation of the works at the harbor near the mouth of river Raisin.
the river Raisin, Michigan Territory, fifteen thousand dollars. Black river, For continuing the removal of obstructions at Black river, Ohio, six Ohio.
thousand six hundred and sixty dollars. Cleaveland For continuing the permanent improvement of Cleaveland harbor, harbor. Ohio, fifteen thousand dollars.
Grand river, For continuing the removal of obstructions at Grand river, Ohio, six Ohio.
thousand dollars. Cunningham For continuing the removal of obstructions at Cunningham creek, creek,
Ohio, one thousand two hundred and seventy-five dollars. Conneaut For continuing the removal of obstructions at Conneaut creek, Ohio, creek
two thousand five hundred dollars. Presque Isle. For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Presque Isle, Penn
sylvania, according to Colonel Totten's recommendation, fifteen thou
sand dollars. Dunkirk, N.Y.
For continuing the improvement at Dunkirk harbor, New York,
eleven thousand dollars. Dredging machine.
For a dredging machine on Lake Erie, eight thousand dollars. Mouth of Ge For continuing the works at the mouth of Genesee river, New York, nesee river.
twenty thousand dollars. Oswego har For continuing the pier and mole at Oswego harbor, New York, bor.
twenty thousand dollars. Kennebunk. For continuing the pier at Kennebunk, Maine, seven thousand five
hundred dollars. Hudson river. For continuing the improvement of the navigation of the Hudson
river, above and below Albany, in the State of New York, one hundred thousand dollars, to be expended according to the plan and estimate
recommended by the Secretary of War. Newcastle, Del. For continuing the improvement of the harbor of New Castle, Dela
ware, twenty-five thousand dollars. Ocracock inlet. For continuing the removal of obstructions at Ocracock inlet, North
Carolina, nine thousand dollars. Cape Fear
For continuing the improvement of the navigation of the Cape Fear river.
river, below Wilmington, North Carolina, twenty thousand dollars. Ohio river. For the improvement of the navigation of the Ohio river, between
Pittsburg and the falls of the Ohio, twenty thousand dollars, which,
together with the unexpended balance of the appropriation for this pur1835, ch. 25. pose by the act of the third of March, A. D. eighteen hundred and
thirty-five, shall be expended by direction of the Secretary of War, under the superintendence of the officers of the engineer corps heretofore
employed on that service. Ohio and Mis For the improvement of the navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi sissippi rivers. rivers from Louisville to New Orleans, sixty thousand dollars.
Mississippi For the improvement of the Mississippi river above the mouth of the and Missouri
Ohio river, and for the Missouri river, forty thousand dollars, to be rivers.
expended in such manner and for the removal of such obstructions as
the Secretary of War shall direct. Red river. For continuing the removal of obstructions in Red river, Louisiana,
and Territory of Arkansas, forty thousand eight hundred dollars. Boat, and For constructing a boat to prevent a new accumulation of obstruction working it.
in said river, within the old limits of the Great Raft, so called, fifteen thousand dollars, and the additional sum of fifteen thousand dollars to
work and support the same. Cumberland For continuing the improvement of the Cumberland river, in Kenriver, Ky. tucky and Tennessee, twenty thousand dollars.
Chipola river, For continuing the removal of obstructions in the Chipola river, in Florida. the Territory of Florida, four thousand dollars.
Channel be For completing the inland channel between St. Mary's and St. John's, $ween St. Ma in the Territory of Florida, in addition to unexpended appropriations,
according to the estimate of the Engineer Department, five thousand ry's and St. dollars.
John's. For continuing the removal of obstructions in, and improving the Escambia navigation of, the Escambia river, in the Territory of Florida, five thou- river. sand five hundred dollars.
For further improvements at the mouth of Huron river, in the State of Huron river. Ohio, four thousand three hundred dollars.
To close acAnd the following sums, necessary to close accounts, in the office of counts in the the Third Auditor, viz.
office. For removing obstructions at Cunningham creek, Ohio, thirty-two Cunningham dollars and thirty-six cents.
creek. For completing the pier at La Plaisance bay, Michigan Territory, Michigan three hundred and twenty-three dollars and fifteen cents.
Territory. For removing obstructions at Cleaveland harbor, Ohio, six dollars Cleaveland, and fifty-nine cents.
Ohio. For repairing breach in the peninsula at Presque Isle, one hundred Presque Isle. and twenty-two dollars and eighty cents.
For erecting a beacon light at Erie, Pennsylvania, sixty-nine dollars Erie, Pennand sixty-nine cents.
sylvania. For erecting a light-house at Buffalo, New York, four hundred and Buffalo, New ninety-four dollars and seventy-eight cents.
York. For improvement of the navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers Ohio and from Pittsburg to New Orleans, under the act of second of March, Mississippi. eighteen hundred and thirty-one, seventeen thousand eight hundred dollars and five cents.
For defraying the expenses incidental to making examinations and Geological surveys, under the act of the thirtieth of April, eighteen hundred and and mineralogi
cal surveys. twenty-four, of which sum five thousand dollars shall be appropriated and applied to geological and mineralogical surveys and researches in 1824, ch. 46. the Indian country on the public lands and in the Territories of the United States, thirty thousand dollars. APPROVED, July 2, 1836.
Statute I. Chap. CCLX.-An Act to extend the charters of certain Banks in the District of July 2, 1836. Columbia, and for other purposes.
[Expired.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the charters of the seve- Charters exral Banks herein enumerated, namely; the Union Bank, and Farmers tended to July and Mechanics Bank of Georgetown; the Bank of the Metropolis, 4, 1838. Patriotic Bank of Washington, and Bank of Washington, in the city of Washington; and the Farmers Bank of Alexandria, and Bank of Potomac, in the town of Alexandria, be, and the same are hereby extended till the fourth day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. APPROVED, July 2, 1836.
STATUTE I. Chap. CCLXI.–An Act regulating the terms of the superior courts of the middle July 2, 1836.
district of Florida, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Act of TerriStates of America in Congress assembled, That an act entitled “ An torial Legislaact to alter and change the terms of the superior court for the middle Feb. 1836 apdistrict of Florida," passed by the Governor and Legislative Council of proved. said Territory, and approved February twelfth, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, be, and the same is hereby, approved, so far as it does not interfere with the terms of the court directed to be holden in the county of Franklin, which has been annexed to the said middle district. Trials may be
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if, in any prosecution for removed from piracy, or any other criminal offence against the laws of the United the southern to States, or of the Territory of Florida, it shall be found impracticable middle district.
to obtain a sufficient number of jurors for the trial of any person or persons charged with said criminal offences in the southern judicial district of Florida, it shall be lawful for the judge to send said person or persons, with the indictment and other papers, to the eastern or middle district for trial, and to take recognizances from the witnesses to appear in the said eastern or middle district, in the same manner as
he is empowered by law to do, in the district of which he is the judge. Acts relating
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That an act to amend the act to Appalachico entitled “ An act incorporating the town of Appalachicola,” approved la and to Frank- twelfth of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and “ An act to lin county, an- change the county seat of the county of Franklin,” passed January
fourteenth, and approved January seventeenth, eighteen hundred and
thirty-six, be, and the same are hereby, annulled. Act respecting Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That so much of the act of the a superior court, Legislative Council as directs a superior court for the southern judicial annulled.
district at Indian Key be, and the same is hereby, annulled.
APPROVED, July 2, 1836. STATUTE I. July 2, 1836. CHAP. CCLXII.-An Act for laying off the towns of Fort Madison and Bur
lington, in the county of Des Moines, and the towns of Belleview, Du Buque, 1837, ch. 34. and Peru, in the county of Du Buque, Territory of Wisconsin, and for other
purposes. Towns of Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Fort Madison, States of America in Congress assembled, That the tracts of land in Burlington, Belleview, Du
the Territory of Wisconsin including the towns of Fort Madison and Buque and Pe- Burlington, in the county of Des Moines; Belleview, Du Buque, and ru, Wisconsin
Peru, in the county of Du Buque; and Peru, in the county of Du Territory.
Buque; and Mineral Point, in the county of Iowa, shall, under the direction of the Surveyor General of the public lands, be laid off into town lots, streets, avenues, and the lots for public use called the public squares, and into out-lots having regard to the lots and streets already surveyed, in such manner and of such dimensions as he may think proper for the public good and the equitable rights of the settlers and occupants of the said towns: Provided, The tracts of land so to be laid off into town-lots, &c. shall not exceed the quantity of one entire section, nor the town-lots one-half of an acre; nor shall the out-lots exceed the quantity of four acres each. When the survey of the lots shall be completed, a plat thereof shall be returned to the Secretary of the Treasury, and within six months thereafter the lots shall be offered to the highest bidder, at public sale, under the direction of the Presi
dent of the United States, and at such other times as he shall think Proviso. proper; Provided, That no town-lot shall be sold for a sum less than
five dollars : And provided further, That a quantity of land of proper width, on the river banks, at the towns of Fort Madison, Belleview, Burlington, Du Buque, and Peru, and running with the said rivers the whole length of said towns, shall be reserved from sale, (as shall also the public squares,) for public use, and remain for ever for public use,
as public highways, and for other public uses. Surveyor to Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the class the lots. said Surveyor to class the lots already surveyed in the said towns of
Fort Madison, Burlington, Belleview, Du Buque, Peru, and Mineral Point, into three classes, according to the relative value thereof, on account of situation and eligibility for business, without regard however to the improvements made thereon; and previous to the sale of said lots as aforesaid, each and every person or persons, or his, her, or their legal representatives, who shall heretofore have obtained from the agent of the United States a permit to occupy any lot or lots in the said towns, or who shall have, by building or enclosure, actually occupied
or improved any lot or lots in the said towns, or within the tracts of land hereby authorized to be laid off into lots, shall be permitted to purchase such lot or lots by paying therefor, in cash, if the same fall within the first class as aforesaid, at the rate of forty dollars per acre; if within the second class, at the rate of twenty dollars per acre; and if within the third class, at the rate of ten dollars per acre: Provided, Proviso. That no one of the persons aforesaid shall be permitted to purchase, by authority of this section, more than one acre of ground to embrace improvements already made. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the sum of three thousand
Surveying. dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to defray the expenses of surveying the lands covering the said towns of Fort Madison, Burlington, Belleview, Du Buque, Peru, and Mineral Point. APPROVED, July 2, 1836.
STATUTE I. CHAP. CCLXIII.-An Act for the payment of certain companies of the militia of July 2, 1836.
Missouri and Indiana, for services rendered against the Indians in eighteen hundred and thirty-two.
[Obsolete.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United To be paid to States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, certain
companies. and he hereby is, authorized and directed to ascertain the sums severally due to those persons who performed duty in the companies commanded by Captains Smith Crawford, George Wallis, and Matthew P. Long, of the militia of Missouri, and in the company of Captain D. Siglor, of the militia of Indiana, for the protection of the frontiers of those States against the Indians; and to cause them to be paid for the time they were actually engaged in said service in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-two, at the rate, and according to the principles established for the payment of similar services rendered the United States; for the purpose of effecting which, the sum of four thousand three hundred dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED, July 2, 1836.
STATUTE I. CHAP. CCLXIV.-An act for the continuation of the Cumberland Road in the July 2, 1836.
States of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.(a)
of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of two hundred thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, for the purpose of continuing the Cumberland Road in the State of Ohio; that State of Ohio. the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, for continuing the Cumberland Road in the State of Indiana, including materials for erecting a bridge across the Wabash State of India river; and that the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars be, ana. and the same is hereby appropriated, for continuing the Cumberland Road in the State of Illinois ; which sums shall be paid out of any State of Illimoney not otherwise appropriated, and replaced out of the fund re
nois. served for laying out and making roads under the direction of Congress, by the several acts passed for the admission of the States of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri into the Union on an equal footing with the original States: Provided, That the expenditure of the appro- Proviso. priation herein made for the State of Illinois shall be limited to the graduation and bridging of the road therein, and shall not be construed as pledging Congress to future appropriations for the purpose of McAdamizing the same.
(a) See notes of the acts which have been passed relating to the Cumberland Road, vol. 2, 357.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the moneys hereby appropriated for the construction of the said road in the States of Ohio and Indiana, be expended in completing the greatest possible continuous portion of said road in the said States, so that such finished parts thereof may be surrendered to the said States, respectively.
APPROVED, July 2, 1836. (a) STATUTE I. July 2, 1836. Chap.CCLXV.-An Act making appropriations for the Military Academy of the [Obsolete.)
United States, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six. 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 money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the Military Academy, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirtysix, viz:
For pay of the officers, cadets, and musicians, fifty-six thousand and twelve dollars.
For subsistence of officers and cadets, thirty-nine thousand five hundred and sixty-six dollars.
For forage of officers' horses, one thousand one hundred and fiftytwo dollars.
For clothing of officers' servants, three hundred and thirty dollars.
For defraying the expenses of the Board of Visiters at West Point, two thousand dollars.
For arrearages of the same in eighteen hundred and thirty-four and eighteen hundred and thirty-five, three hundred and eighty-two dollars and forty-eight cents.
For fuel, forage, stationery, printing, transportation, and postage, twelve thousand five hundred and thirty-five dollars.
For repairs, improvements, and expenses of buildings, grounds, roads, wharves, boats, and fences, nine thousand and sixty-six dollars.
For pay of adjutant's and quartermaster's clerks, nine hundred and fifty dollars.
For philosophical apparatus and repairs of the same, three hundred dollars.
For models for the department of engineering, five hundred dollars.
For models for the drawing department, apparatus and contingencies for the department of chemistry, and instruments and repairs for the mathematical department, one thousand two hundred and thirty-five dollars.
For the purchase and repairs of instruments for the band, three hundred and ninety-two dollars.
For incidental expenses of the department of artillery, fifty dollars.
For miscellaneous items and incidental expenses, two thousand two hundred and ninety-three dollars.
For completing the chapel, three thousand five hundred dollars.
For compensation to the acting professor of chemistry for services in his department from September first, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, to September first, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, at twenty-five dollars per month, three hundred dollars; for the ensuing year, three hundred dollars.
Approved, July 2, 1836.
(a) By the act of March 3, 1837, chap. 44, sec. 2, this section is repealed.