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ordnance stores, flags, drums, fifes, and musical instruments, two thousand eight hundred dollars;

For transportation of officers and troops, and for expenses of recruit- Transportaing, eight thousand dollars;

tion of officers

and troops. For repair of barracks and rent of temporary barracks, six thousand Barracks: dollars; For contingencies, viz:

Contingencies. Freight, ferriage, toll wharfage and cartage; compensation to judge Freights, &c. advocates; per diem for attending courts-martial and courts of inquiry; per diem to enlisted men on constant labor ; house rent where no public quarters are assigned; the burial of deceased marines; printing; stationery; forage; postage; the pursuit of deserters; candles and oil; straw; barrack furniture; bed sacks; spades; axes; shovels; picks; carpenters' tools; and keeping a horse for the messenger, seventeen thousand nine hundred and eighty dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That there be and there is hereby American appropriated the sum of fifty thousand dollars to purchase. American hemp. water-rotted hemp for the use of the navy and to pay the cost of agencies of purchase as established by law. And no further purchases of Foreign hemp

prohibited. foreign hemp shall be made for the navy of the United States, except so far as a supply of American hemp of proper quality and at as cheap a price cannot be obtained.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That so much of the first section Part of act of the act entitled "An act to regulate the pay of the Navy," approved giving officers the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, and the duty, the pay twelfth section of an act entitled “ An act to regulate the pay of pursers of that grade, and other officers of the Navy, passed August twenty-sixth, eighteen repeale.com

1835, ch. 27. hundred and forty-two, as provides that officers temporarily performing 1842, ch. 206. the duties belonging to those of a higher grade shall receive the com- 1845, ch. 26. pensation allowed to such higher grade, while actually so employed, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That no person shall be employed Disbursing or continued abroad, to receive and pay money for the use of the naval agents abroad service on foreign stations whether under contract or otherwise, or to by the Senate. perform the duties usually performed by navy agents, who has not been or shall not be appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate: Provided, That this shall not apply to the disbursement of any Proviso. sum now in the hands of any person heretofore employed for such purposes.

Sec, 5. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Navy Secretary may be empowered to relinquish and pay all reservations of the ten per cen- relinquish and tùm upon deliveries made under all contracts with the Navy Depart- cent. on delive ment, where these reservations have arisen and the contracts been after- eries. wards extended, or where the contracts have been completed after the time of delivery by and with the consent of the Department, or in all cases where the contracts have been dissolved by the like consent, or been put an end to, or an extension thereof been prevented by operation of law, where no injury has been sustained by the public service: Provided, That this section shall not extend or apply to any case where Proviso. the reservations shall have been made on contracts which have been expired more than five years before the first day of January last.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifty thousand Fortifications dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated, for the commencement on Florida reef. of fortifications on the Florida reef, including Key West, and the Dry Tortugas, at such positions as, in the opinion of the President, may be best adapted for the command of the straits of Florida, and the general defence of the Gulf of Mexico.

APPROVED, June 17, 1844.

STATUTE I.
June 17, 1844. Chap. CVIII.–An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent ex-

penses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the
various Indian tribes, for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of July,
1844, and ending on the thirtieth day of June, 1845.

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 they are hereby, appropriated for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of July, eighteen hundred and forty-four, and ending on the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-five, for the purpose of paying the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not other

wise appropriated. Indian depart- For the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, ment.

viz: Superintend- For the pay of the superintendent of Indian affairs at St. Louis, and ent at St. Louis, the several Indian agents, as provided by the acts of June thirtieth, agents,

eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and of March third, eighteen hun1834, ch. 162. dred and thirty-seven, sixteen thousand five hundred dollars ; Interpreters.

For pay of interpreters, authorized by the same act, eleven thousand

three hundred dollars ; Superintend- For pay of clerk to superintendent at St. Louis, authorized by the ent's clerk. 1834, ch. 47.

acts of eighteenth June, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and of twenty-sixth of August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, one thousand two

hundred dollars; Clerk to acting For pay of clerk to acting superintendent of western territory, ausuperintendent.

thorized by the act of March third, eighteen hundred and forty-three,

one thousand dollars ; Postage, &c. For postages, rents, stationery, fuel for offices, and other contingen

cies of the Indian department, and for transportation and incidental

expenses, twenty thousand dollars ; Treaty stipu- For fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, viz.: lations.

To the Christian Indians.-For permanent annuity, stipulated in Christian Indians.

the acts of May twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and 1824 ch. 151: May twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, four hundred dollars ; Chippewas.

To the Chippewas of the Mississippi.-For payment in money, for twenty years,

stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twentyMoney. ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, nine thousand five hunGoods. dred dollars; for payment in goods, for twenty years, stipulated in the

second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and Blacksmiths. thirty-seven, nineteen thousand dollars; for establishing three black

smiths' shops, supporting three smiths, and furnishing iron and steel, for twenty years, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty

ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, three thousand dollars; Farmers. For support of farmers, purchase of implements, grain, or seed, and

to carry on their agricultural pursuits, for twenty years, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred

and thirty-seven, one thousand dollars; Provisions. For purchase of provisions, for twenty years, stipulated in the second

article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty

seven, two thousand dollars; Tobacco. For purchase of tobacco, for twenty years, stipulated in the second

article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty

seven, five hundred dollars. Chippewas of To the Chippewas of Saganaw. For permanent annuity, stipulated Saganaw. Annuities.

in the fourth article of the treaty of third August, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, one thousand dollars;

&c.

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of seventeenth November, eighteen hundred and seven, eight hundred dollars;

For, permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth September, eighteeen hundred and nineteen, one thousand dollars;

For support of blacksmith at Saganaw, and for farming utensils and Blacksmith, cattle, and for the employment of persons to aid them in agriculture, stipulated in the eighth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth Septem- 1820, ch. 137. ber, eighteen hundred and nineteen, and act of fifteenth May, eighteen hundred and twenty, two thousand dollars ;

For education during the pleasure of Congress, stipulated in the Education. sixth article of the treaty of fifth August, eighteen hundred and twentysix, one thousand dollars. To the Chippewas, Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York In Chippewas,

Menomonies, dians.-For education during the pleasure of Congress, stipulated in &c. the fifth article of the treaty of eleventh August, eighteen hundred and Education. twenty-seven, one thousand five hundred dollars.

To the Chippewas, Ottowas, and Pottawatomies.-For permanent an Chippewas, nuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, Ottawas, and

Pottawatomies one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, sixteen thousand dollars ;

Annuities. For limited annuity, for twenty years, stipulated in the third article of the treaty of twenty-sixth of September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, fourteen thousand dollars;

For limited annuity, for twenty years, stipulated in the second (supplemental) article of the treaty of twenty-sixth of September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, two thousand dollars;

For life annuity to chiefs, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-sixth September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, seven hundred dollars ;

For blacksmith and assistant, stipulated in the second article of the Blacksmith. treaty of the twenty-ninth July, one thousand eight hundred and twentynine, seven hundred and twenty dollars ; For iron and steel, two hundred and twenty dollars;

Iron. For purchase of salt, stipulated in the second article of the treaty

Salt. of twenty-ninth July, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, two hundred and fifty dollars. To the Choctaws.-For permanent annuity, stipulated in the second

Choctaws.

Annuities. article of the treaty of sixteenth November, eighteen hundred and five, three thousand dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the thirteenth article of the treaty of eighteenth of October, eighteen hundred and twenty, six hundred dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twentieth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, six thousand dollars; for life annuity to chief, (Bob Cole,) stipulated in the tenth article of the treaty of twentieth of January, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, one hundred and fifty dollars ;

For life annuity to three district chiefs, (two hundred and fifty dollars each,) stipulated in the fifteenth article of the treaty of twentyseventh of September, eighteen hundred and thirty, seven hundred and fifty dollars ;

For limited annuity, for twenty years, stipulated in the seventeenth article of the treaty of twenty-seventh September, eighteen hundred and thirty, twenty thousand dollars; For education of forty youths, for twenty years, including support of

Education. teachers in the nation, (two thousand five hundred dollars per annum,) stipulated in the twentieth article of the treaty of twenty-seventh September, eighteen hundred and thirty, twelve thousand five hundred dollars;

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Blacksmith.

Iron
Blacksmiths.

Iron.
Millwright.

Creeks.
Annuities.

Blacksmith.

Iron.
Blacksmiths.

For blacksmith and assistant, stipulated in the sixth article of the treaty of eighteenth October, eighteen hundred and twenty, and ninth article of the treaty of twentieth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, six hundred dollars ;

For iron and steel, three hundred and twenty dollars;

For three blacksmiths and assistants, for sixteen years, stipulated in the twentieth article of the treaty of twenty-seventh September, eighteen hundred and thirty, twenty-five hundred and twenty dollars;

For iron and steel, nine hundred and sixty dollars ;

For pay of millwright, stipulated in the twentieth article of the treaty of twenty-seventh September, eighteen hundred and thirty, six hundred dollars.

To the Creeks. For permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of seventh August, seventeen hundred and ninety, one thousand five hundred dollars ;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of sixteenth June, eighteen hundred and two, three thousand dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, twenty thousand dollars;

For limited annuity for fifteen years, stipulated in the eighth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth March, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, ten thousand dollars;

For blacksmith and assistant, and use of shop and tools, stipulated in the eighth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, eight hundred and forty dollars;

For iron and steel, two hundred and seventy dollars ;

For two blacksmiths and assistants, and use of shops and tools, for twenty years, stipulated in the thirteenth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth March, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, one thousand six hundred and eighty dollars;

For iron and steel, five hundred and forty dollars ;

For blacksmith and assistant, and use of shop and tools, during the pleasure of the President, stipulated in the fifth article of the treaty of fourteenth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, eight hundred and forty dollars ;

For iron and steel, two hundred and seventy dollars ;

For wheelwright, stipulated in the eighth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, six hundred dollars;

For wagonmaker, stipulated in the fifth article of the treaty of fourteenth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, six hundred dollars;

For agricultural implements, stipulated in the eighth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, two thousand dollars;

For education, for twenty years, stipulated in the thirteenth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth March, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, three thousand dollars;

For education, stipulated in the fifth article of the treaty of fourteenth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, one thousand dollars;

For interest, at five per centum, on three hundred and fifty thousand dollars, (seventh year,) stipulated in the third article of the treaty of twenty-third November, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars.

To the Chickasaws.-For permanent annuity, stipulated in the act of twenty-fifth February, seventeen hundred and ninety-nine, three thousand dollars ;

For education, for fifteen years, stipulated in the second supplemental article of the treaty of twenty-fourth May, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, three thousand dollars ;

Iron.
Blacksmith.

fron. Wheelwright

Wagonmaker.

Agricultural implements.

Education.

Interest.

Chickasaws.
Annuity.

Education.

Iron.

To the Cherokees. For four blacksmiths and assistants, stipulated in

Cherokees. the fourth article of the treaty of fourteenth of February, eighteen hun

Blacksmiths. dred and thirty-three, three thousand three hundred and sixty dollars;

For iron and steel, one thousand and eighty dollars;

For wagon-maker, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of Wagon-maker. fourteenth of February, eighteen hundred and thirty three, six hundred dollars;

For wheelwright, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of Wheelwright. fourteenth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, six hundred dollars.

To the Chippewas of Lake Superior and Mississippi.--For limited Chippewas of annuity for twenty-five years, (in money,) stipulated in the fourth arti- Lake Superior cle of the treaty of fourth of October, eighteen hundred and forty-two, Annuity in

. twelve thousand five hundred dollars ;

money. For limited annuity for twenty-five years, (in goods,) stipulated for Annuity in in same article, same treaty, ten thousand five hundred dollars ; goods.

For purchase of tobacco and provisions, stipulated in the fourth arti- Tobacco and cle of the treaty of fourth of October, eighteen hundred and forty-two, two thousand dollars; for the support of two blacksmiths' shops, in- Blacksmiths. cluding pay of smiths and assistants, and furnishing iron and steel, stipulated for in same article, same treaty, two thousand dollars ;

For the support of two farmers, stipulated for in same article, same treaty, one thousand dollars;

For the pay of two carpenters, stipulated for in same article, same Carpenters. treaty, twelve hundred dollars;

For the support of schools, stipulated for in same article, same Schools. treaty, two thousand dollars;

For payment of debts due by the nation to claimants designated in Debts. the schedule attached to the treaty, in full satisfaction, payable within three years, as stipulated in same article, same treaty, seventy-five thousand dollars ;

For pay of two carpenters, in part, (omitted to be appropriated last Carpenters. year,) two hundred dollars.

To the Delawares.—For permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth Delawares. article of the treaty of the third of August, seventeen hundred and Annuities. ninety-five, one thousand dollars ;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the fifth article of the treaty of third of October, eighteen hundred and eighteen, four thousand dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the third article of the treaty of thirtieth of September, eighteen hundred and nine, five hundred dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the supplemental treaty of twenty-fourth of September, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, one thousand dollars ;

For life annuity to two chiefs, stipulated in private and confidential articles of supplemental treaty of twenty-fourth of September, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, to treaty of third of October, eighteen hundred and eighteen, two hundred dollars ;

For life annuity to three chiefs, stipulated in supplemental article to treaty of twenty-sixth of October, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, three hundred dollars ;

For the purchase of salt, as stipulated in the third article of treaty Salt. of seventh June, eighteen hundred and three, one hundred dollars;

For blacksmith and assistant, as stipulated in the sixth article of Blacksmith. treaty of third October, eighteen hundred and eighteen, seven hundred and twenty dollars ;

For iron and steel, &c., for shops, two hundred and twenty dollars; Iron.

For interest on forty-six thousand and eighty dollars, at five per cent- Interest. um, being the value of thirty-six sections of land set apart by the treaty of eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, for education, as stipulated in re

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