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the treaty of twenty-ninth September, eighteen hundred and thirtyseven, ten thousand dollars :

For purchase of medicines, agricultural implements, and stock, sup- Medicines, &c. port of farmers, physicians, blacksmith, and for other beneficial objects, for twenty years, stipulated in second article of treaty of twentyninth September, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, eight thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; for purchase of provisions, for twenty Provisions. years, stipulated in second article of treaty of twenty-ninth September, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, five thousand five hundred dollars; To the Yancton and Santee Siour.-For blacksmith and assistant

Yancton and

Santee Sioux. for ten years, and during the pleasure of the President, stipulated in Blacksmith. the fourth article of treaty of fifteenth July, eighteen hundred and thirty, seven hundred and twenty dollars; for iron and steel, &c. for shop, two hundred and twenty dollars; for agricultural imple- Agriculture. ments during the pleasure of the President, stipulated in the fourth article of treaty of fifteenth July, eighteen hundred and thirty, four hundred dollars ; To the Sacs and Fores of Missouri.-For interest on investment in

Sacs and Foxes

of Missouri. stock at five per centum, on one hundred and fifty-seven thousand four Interest. hundred dollars, stipulated in second article of treaty of twenty-first October, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, seven thousand eight hundred and seventy dollars ; To the Sacs and Foxes of Mississippi.--For permanent annuity sti

Sacs and Foxes pulated in third article of treaty of third November, eighteen hundred

of Mississippi.

Annuities. and four, one thousand dollars;

For limited annuity, for thirty years, stipulated in third article of treaty of twenty-first September, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, twenty thousand dollars; For blacksmith and assistant during the pleasure of the President,

Blacksmith stipulated in fourth article of treaty of fourth August, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, eight hundred and forty dollars; For iron and steel, &c. for shop, two hundred and twenty dollars ;

Iron. For blacksmith and assistant for thirty years, stipulated in fourth Blacksmith. article of treaty of twenty-first September, eighteen hundred and thirtytwo, eight hundred and forty dollars; For iron and steel, &c. for shop, two hundred and twenty dollars ;

Iron. For gunsmith, for thirty years, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of Gunsmith. twenty-first September, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, six hundred dollars; for iron and steel, &c. for shop, two hundred and twenty dollars;

Iron. For agricultural implements, during pleasure of the President, sti Agriculture. pulated in fourth article of treaty of fourth August, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, eight hundred dollars;

For forty barrels of salt, for thirty years, stipulated in fourth article Salt. of treaty of twenty-first September, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, two hundred dollars; for forty kegs of tobacco, for thirty years, stipu Tobacco lated in fourth article of treaty of twenty-first September, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, six hundred dollars ;

For limited annuity, for ten years, stipulated in second article of Annuity. [treaty of ] twenty-eighth September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, ten thousand dollars ;

For interest on investment in stock at five per centum on two hun Interest. dred thousand dollars, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of twentyfirst October, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, ten thousand dollars ;

For interest on eight hundred thousand dollars at five per centum, stipulated in second article of treaty of eleventh October, eighteen hundred and forty-two, forty thousand dollars;

To the Shawnees. For permanent annuity, stipulated in fourth Shawnees. article of treaty of third August, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, Annuities. one thousand dollars; Vol. V.-90

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For permanent annuity, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of twenty-ninth September, eighteen hundred and seventeen, two thousand dollars;

For limited annuity, per act of fourteenth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, two thousand dollars;

For purchase of salt, stipulated in third article of treaty of seventh June, eighteen hundred and three, sixty dollars ;

For blacksmith and assistant, during pleasure of President, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of eighth August, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, eight hundred and forty dollars ;

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

To the Senecas and Shawnees.--For permanent annuity, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of seventeenth September, eighteen hundred and eighteen, one thousand dollars;

For blacksmith and assistant, during pleasure of the President, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of twentieth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, eight hundred and forty dollars ; For iron and steel,

&c. for shop, two hundred and twenty dollars; To the Senecas.-For permanent annuity, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of twenty-ninth September, eighteen hundred and seventeen, five thousand dollars ;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of serenteenth September, eighteen hundred and eighteen, five hundred dollars;

For blacksmith and assistant, during pleasure of President, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of twenty-eighth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, eight hundred and forty dollars ;

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

For pay of miller, during pleasure of the President, stipulated in fourth article of treaty of twenty-eighth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, six hundred dollars;

To the Wyandotts.--For permanent annuity, in lieu of all former annuities, stipulated in third article of the treaty with them of seventeenth March, eighteen hundred and forty-two, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars ;

For the support of a blacksmith and assistant, stipulated in the tenth article of the treaty of twenty-ninth of September, eighteen hundred and seventeen, seven hundred and twenty dollars;

For the purchase of iron, steel, &c. for shop, two hundred and twenty dollars; for the support of a blacksmith and assistant, stipulated in the eighth article of the treaty of seventeenth of March, eighteen hundred and forty-two, seven hundred and twenty dollars; for the purchase of iron, steel, &c. for shop, two hundred and twenty dollars;

To the Weas.--For permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty with them of the second October, eighteen hundred and eighteen, three thousand dollars;

To the Winnebagoes.--For limited annuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty with them of the first of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, eighteen thousand dollars ;

For limited annuity, stipulated in the third article of the treaty of the fifteenth of September, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, ten thousand dollars;

For the purchase of fifty barrels of salt, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of the first of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, two hundred and fifty dollars ;

For the purchase of three thousand pounds of tobacco, stipulated in the same, three hundred and fifty dollars ;

For the purchase of one thousand five hundred pounds of tobacco, stipulated in the fifth article of the treaty of fifteenth September, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, one hundred and seventy-five dollars ;

For the support of three blacksmiths and assistants, stipulated in the

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third article of the treaty of the first of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars;

For the purchase of iron, steel, &c., for shops, six hundred and sixty dollars;

For pay of laborers and for oxen, stipulated in the same, three hun Laborers. dred and sixty-five dollars;

For the purpose of education, stipulated in the fourth article of the Education. treaty of the fifteenth September, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, three thousand dollars;

For the support of six agriculturists, purchase of oxen, ploughs, and Agriculture. other implements, stipulated in the fifth article of the same, two thousand five hundred dollars;

For the pay of two physicians, stipulated in the fifth article of the Physicians. same, four hundred dollars;

For interest on investment in stock, at five per centum, on one mil- Interest. lion one hundred thousand dollars, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of first November, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, fifty-five thousand dollars.

To make good the interest on [the] investments in State stocks and bonds for Indian tribes, not yet paid by the States, to be reimbursed out of the interest when collected, twenty-seven thousand three hundred and sixty-six dollars and eighty-nine cents. For ransoming a white boy, by the name of Frank Lee Witter, from Ransom of boy

from the Cathe Camanches, two hundred dollars.

manches. For expenses attending the holding of a Treaty with the Caddoes and Holding treaty other wandering tribes, under the act of March third, one thousand with Caddoes eight hundred and thirty-five, to be audited and settled by the proper act of March accounting officers of the Department, in addition to former appropria- 3, 1835, ch. 50. tions, two thousand one hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary. APPROVED, June 17, 1844.

STATUTE I. CHAP. CXVII.-An Act to authorize the entry of certain lands, occupied by the June 17, 1844. branch pilots of the port of New Orleans, and others, in the State of Louisiana.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Andrew Ander- Allowed to en. son, James T. Allen, George Benson, John Bailey, John R. Brown, Ed- ter certain lands

in ward Bourguin, Jacob Baker, William Brownson, Robert Cooper, Ed. ward Clarke, Thomas Cross, William C. Davis, Edward G. Davis, Ephraim Eldridge, William Ellis, Dennis Finn, Nathaniel J. France, John Fowler, Robert Holliday, John Holland, David Johnston, Henry Johnson, James J. Jarvis, George Linton, Cyrus Lamontt, Cyrus Morgan, James W. Morgan, John Miller, Hans Myers, Erasmus Newman, John Parker, John Perrin, Asa Payson, Peter Robinson, James B. Read, Francisco Reeper, David Shepherd, Joseph Shepherd, William T. Smith, Christopher Scheltz,

William Stevens, James Scott, John Swiler, James Tyson, William D. Tolbortt, William Taylor, Thomas J. Vanderslice, James B. Williams, Hiram B. Webster, James Kelly, William Denford, Edward Hansbury, Joseph E. Dunham, Charles Linguist, Gilbert Leo nard, and Joseph Lampade, all of the parish of Plaquemines in the State of Louisiana, or their legal representatives, be, and they are hereby, authorized to enter at the land office in the southeastern land district in said State, within six months after the passage of this act, section seventeen and lots one and two of section eighteen, in township twenty-three, of range thirty-three east, situated in said district, upon payment to the receiver of the said land office of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre: Provided, That at the time of making said entry, they shall file Proviso. in the land office a survey and plat of the land entered, signed by them

or their legal representatives, specifying thereon the extent of their seve

ral claims by occupancy; and that when the said entry shall be made, To enure to the same shall enure to the benefit of such persons, severally, in the their benefit se- proportions and according to the quantities specified on said plat: And verally. Proviso.

provided further, That this act shall not invalidate any rights which any other person, not herein named, may be entitled to under any law heretofore passed.

APPROVED, June 17, 1844.

RESOLUTIONS. March 4, 1844. No. 1. A Joint Resolution accepting the sword of Washington and staff on

Franklin. Preamble. Whereas, by a joint resolution which passed both Houses of Congress

during the third session of the twenty-seventh Congress, the sword of Washington and the staff of Franklin, presented to Congress by Samuel T. Washington, of Kenawha county, Virginia, were accepted in the name of the nation, and the thanks of Congress were presented therefor to the donor, and the President of the United States was directed to communicate to the said Samuel T. Washington a copy of said resolution. And whereas, said resolution did not reach the President of the United States before the adjournment of Congress, and did not therefore receive his approval and signature. And whereas, the President of the United States did communicate to the said Samuel T. Washington a copy of said resolution: Therefore, in

order to vest the title to said relics in the United States, Sword and Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United staff accepted to be deposited

States of America in Congress assembled, That said sword and staff in State Dep't. are hereby accepted in the name of the Nation, and that they be de

posited in the Department of State of the United States for safe-keeping.

APPROVED, March 4, 1844.

April 30, 1844. No. 2. Joint Resolution of respect for the memory of the donor of the Camp Chest

of General Washington. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Sense of the States of America in Congress assembled, That the Senate and House value of the be- of Representatives take pleasure in recognising to the widow and family quest testified to of the late William Sydney Winder, their high sense of the value of family of w. s. the bequest contained in his will, and in expressing their respect for the Winder by

memory of the donor. Congress.

APPROVED, April 30, 1844.

April 30, 1844. No. 3, Joint Resolution accepting the Camp Chest of General Washington.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Camp chest States of America in Congress assembled, That the Camp Chest of accepted, and

General George Washington, which he used during the revolutionary war, to be deposited as a precious re- bequeathed, by the last will of the late William Sydney Winder, to the lic in the Dep't Congress of the United States, be and the same is hereby accepted, and of State.

that the same be deposited, as a precious relic, to be preserved in the Department of State.

APPROVED, April 30, 1844.

April 30, 1844. No. 4. Joint Resolution respecting the application of certain appropriations hereto

fore made. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Settlements for States of America in Congress assembled, That, in settling for supplies ed militia under furnished to militia in the service of the United States under the act

of twenty-third August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, the accounting act of Aug. 23, officers be directed to discharge the claims for said supplies in the fol- how:o be disa lowing order, to wit: First, the amounts due to individual claimants, charged. and secondly, those due to the Territory of Florida: Provided, that the Proviso. whole amount of supplies paid for shall not exceed the quantity of each description to which the said troops were entitled by existing laws.

APPROVED, April 30, 1844.

No. 5. Joint Resolution providing for the printing of additional copies of the jour- April 30, 1844.

nals and public documents. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall hereafter be Additional coprinted fifty copies of the public journals and documents of the Senate, and documents and one hundred copies of the public journals and documents of the to be printed, House of Representatives, in addition to the number now required by

Post, p. 718. law to be printed; and that fifty copies of said journals and documents, in addition to the number now deposited with the Secretary of State, shall hereafter be annually delivered to that officer for distribution according to law; and the residue of said journals and documents shall be deposited in the Library of Congress.

APPROVED, April 30, 1844.

&c.

No. 6. Joint Resolution in relation to certain property purchased for the use of the May 23, 1844.

United States at the port of Bath, in the State of Maine. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Sec. Treas. to Treasury shall have charge of a certain lot, with the buildings thereon a lot sold as the and appurtenances, late the property of the President, Directors and property of the Company of the Bath Bank, in the town of Bath, in the State of Maine, Bath Bank, and taken in execution at the suit of the United States, sold and bought United States. in by the United States, some years since; and he shall have power to set apart the said premises for the use of a custom-house and such other public uses as he may judge to be expedient and proper, until the further order of Congress in the matter.

APPROVED, May 23, 1844.

No. 9. Resolution authorizing the corporation of Baltimore to use a building of June 3, 1844.

the United States ai Lazaretto Point, Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the mayor and city Corporate aucouncil of Baltimore be and they are hereby authorized to use, as often thorities of Balas may be found necessary, the public building at Lazaretto Point, near the building at the harbor of the port of Baltimore, for the reception and accommoda- Lazaretto Point. tion of such passengers in ships or vessels arriving at that port as may

&c. from time to time be reported in an unhealthful state: Provided, That Proviso. in such use of said building by the city of Baltimore, the same shall not interfere with or obstruct the occupation thereof in the manner and for the purposes required by the Government: And provided, further, Proviso. "That the said occupation of said building by the city of Baltimore, shall be discontinued or suspended upon the requisition of the Secretary of the Treasury, whenever he shall deem it necessary for the use of the Government.

APPROVED, June 1844.

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