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STATUTE II.
March 3, 1845. Chap. LXXV.–An Act supplemental to the act for the admission of Florida and

Iowa into the Union, and for other purposes.
Act of June 3,
1845, ch.48.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Grant of lands United States of America in Congress assembled, That in consideration for seat of go.

of the concessions made by the State of Florida in respect to the public vernment, pub- lands, there be granted to the said State eight entire sections of land

, &c.

for the purpose of fixing their seat of Government; also, section number sixteen in every township, or other lands equivalent thereto, for the use of the inhabitants of such township, for the support of public schools; also, two entire townships of land, in addition to the two townships already reserved, for the use of two seminaries of learning - one to be located east, and the other west of the Suwannee river; also, five per centum of the net proceeds of the sale of lands within said State, which shall be hereafter sold by Congress, after deducting all expenses incident to the same; and which said net proceeds shall be applied by said

State for the purposes of education. Application of Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all the laws of the United U.S. laws to

States which are not locally in applicable, shall have the same force and Florida.

effect within the said State of Florida, as elsewhere within the United

States. Florida to Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the said State shall compose compose one one district, to be called the district of Florida. And a district court district. District court.

shall be held in said district, to consist of one judge who shall reside Judge. within the district to which he is appointed, and be called a district Jurisdiction.

judge; and shall in all things have and exercise the same jurisdiction

and powers which were by law given to the judge of the Kentucky disAct of Sept. trict under an act entitled An act to establish the judicial courts of the 24, 1789, ch. 20,

United States, the said judge shall appoint a clerk at the place at which Clerk.

a court is holden within the district, who shall reside and keep the records of the court at the place of holding the same; and shall receive, for the services he may perform, the same fees to which the clerk of

the Kentucky district is entitled for similar services. Extra sessions Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the judge of the district of of the court. Florida shall hold extra sessions at any time when the public interest

may, in his opinion, require the same. Annual ses- Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, 'That the judge of the district of sions.

Florida shall hold one session annually at the following places, to wit: at Tallahassee, on the first Monday of January; at St. Augustine, on the first Monday of April; and at Key West, on the first Monday in

August. Compensation Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That there shall be allowed to of the judge. the judge aforesaid, an annual compensation of two thousand dollars, to

commence from the date of his appointment, to be paid quarter-yearly

at the treasury of the United States. U.S. attorney

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That there shall be appointed in to be appointed. said district a person learned in the law, to act as attorney for the Compensation. United States; who shall in addition to his stated fees, be paid by the

United States, two hundred dollars, as a full compensation for all extra

services. U.S. marshal Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That a marshal shall be appointed to be appointed. in said district, who shall perform the same duties, be subject to the

same regulations and penalties, and be entitled to the same fees as are Compensation. prescribed to marshals in other districts; and shall moreover, be entitled

to the sum of two hundred dollars annually as a compensation for all Salary of dis. extra services. And that the salary of the district judges of the district trict judges of courts of the districts of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Missouri, shall Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and

hereafter be, one thousand five hundred dollars per annum Missouri.

Approved, March 3, 1845.

STATUTE II. Chap. LXXVI. - An Act supplemental to the act for the admission of the States March 3, 1845. of Iowa and Florida into the Union.

Act of March Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 3;164145sharela United States of America in Congress assembled, That the laws of the 3, 1845, ch. 75. United States, which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same Application of force and effect within the State of Iowa as elsewhere within

the United W. S. laws to States.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said State shall be one District court. district, and be called the district of Iowa; and a district court shall be held therein, to consist of one judge, who shall reside in the said district, and be called a district judge. He shall hold, at the seat of govern- Sessions. ment of the said State, two sessions of the said district court annually, on the first Monday in January, and he shall, in all things, have and Jurisdiction. exercise the same jurisdiction and powers which were by law given to the judge of the Kentucky district, under an act entitled “ An act to Act of Sept. establish the judicial courts of the United States.” He shall appoint a 21, 1789, ch. 20, clerk for the said district, who shall reside and keep the records of the seconds

Clerk. said court at the place of holding the same; and shall receive, for the services performed by him, the same fees to which the clerk of the Kentucky district is by law entitled for similar services.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That there shall be allowed to Compensation the judge of the said district court the annual compensation of fifteen of the judge. hundred dollars, to commence from the date of his appointment, to be paid quarterly at the treasury of the United States.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That there shall be appointed in U.S. attorney the said district, a person learned in the law, to act as attorney for the

to be appointed. United States; who shall, in addition to his stated fees, be paid annually by the United States two hundred dollars, as a full compensation for all Compensation. extra services: the said payment to be made quarterly, at the treasury of the United States.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That a marshal shall be appointed U.S. marshal for the said district, who shall perform the same duties, be subject to the to be appointed. same regulations and penalties, and be entitled to the same fees, as are prescribed and allowed to marshals in other districts; and shall, moreover, be entitled to the sum of two hundred dollars annually, as a com- Compensation. pensation for all extra services.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That in lieu of the propositions Propositions to submitted to the Congress of the United States, by an ordinance passed be submitted to on the first day of November, eighteen hundred and forty-four, by the the Legislature convention of delegates at Iowa city, assembled for the purpose of making a constitution for the State of Iowa, which are hereby rejected, the following propositions be, and the same are hereby, offered to the legislature of the State of Iowa, for their acceptance or rejection; which, if accepted, under the authority conferred on the said legislature, by the convention which framed the constitution of the said State, shall be obligatory upon the United States :

First. That section numbered sixteen in every township of the public Grant of lands lands, and, where such section has been sold or otherwise disposed of, for the use of

schools. other lands equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to the State for the use of schools. Second. That the seventy-two sections of land set apart and reserved Grant of lands

for the use of a for the use and support of a university, by an act of Congress approved

university. on the twentieth day of July, eighteen hundred and forty, entitled “An Act of July 20, act granting two townships of land for the use of a university in the 1810, ch. 90. Territory of Iowa,” are hereby granted and conveyed to the State, to be appropriated solely to the use and support of such university, in such manner as the legislature may prescribe.

Further pro

Grant of lands Third. That five entire sections of land, to be selected and located
for completing under the direction of the legislature, in legal divisions of not less than
the public build
ings.

one quarter section, from any of the unappropriated lands belonging to
the United States within the said State, are hereby granted to the State
for the purpose of completing the public buildings of the said State, or
for the erection of public buildings at the seat of government of the

said State, as the legislature may determine and direct.
Salt springs Fourth. That all salt springs within the State, not exceeding twelve
granted to the in number, with six sections of land adjoining, or as contiguous as may
State.

be to each, shall be granted to the said State for its use; the same to be
selected by the legislature thereof, within one year after the admission
of said State, and the same, when so selected, to be used on such terms,

conditions, and regulations, as the legislature of the State shall direct: Proviso. Provided, That no salt spring, the right whereof is now vested in any

individual or individuals, or which may hereafter be confirmed or ad-
judged to any individual or individuals, shall, by this section, be grant-

ed to said State: And provided, also, That the General Assembly shall viso.

never lease or sell the same, at any one time, for a longer period than

ten years, without the consent of Congress. Five per cent. Fifth. That five per cent of the net proceeds of sales of all public of net proceeds lands lying within the said State, which have been, or shall be sold by of public lands appropriated for

Congress, from and after the admission of said State, after deducting roads and ca. all the expenses incident to the same, shall be appropriated for making nals.

public roads and canals within the said State, as the legislature may Proviso. direct: Provided, That the five foregoing propositions herein offered are

on the condition that the legislature of the said State, by virtue of the
powers conferred upon it by the convention which framed the constitu-

tion of the said State, shall provide, by an ordinance, irrevocable with-
Iowa not to in- out the consent of the United States, that the said State shall never in-
terfere with dis.
posal of public

terfere with the primary disposal of the soil within the same by the lands, &c. United States, nor with any regulations Congress may find necessary for U.S.lands not

securing the title in such soil to the bona fide purchasers thereof; and to be taxed.

Non-residents that no tax shall be imposed on lands the property of the United States ; not to be taxed and that in no case shall non-resident proprietors be taxed higher than higher than re.

residents; and that the bounty lands granted, or hereafter to be granted, sidents. Bounty lands

for military services during the late war, shall, while they continue to exempt from be held by the patentees or their heirs, remain exempt from any tax laid taxation for

by order or under the authority of the State, whether for State, county,
township, or any other purpose, for the term of three years from and after
the date of the patents, respectively.

APPROVED, March 3, 1845
STATUTE II.
March 3, 1845. Chap. LXXVII.-An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the year

ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-six.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Appropria United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following tions.

sums be appropriated out of any un appropriated money in the treasury,
in addition to the unexpended balances of former appropriations, for the
naval service, for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of July,
eighteen hundred and forty-five, and ending on the thirtieth day of June,

eighteen hundred and forty-six :
Pay of officers For pay of commission, warrant, and petty officers, and seamen, in
and seamen, including the engineer corps of the navy, two million five hundred and
cluding engi-

nine thousand one hundred and eighty-nine dollars: Provided, That Proviso. the whole number of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, landsmen,

and boys, in the naval service, shall not exceed seven thousand five hun-
dred at any one time during the fiscal year for which this appropriation
is made;

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For pay of principal steam engineer, two thousand five hundred Principal steam dollars ;

engineer. For the support of the civil establishments at the several navy-yards, Civil establishthe officers and others to be paid the annual compensation that was

yards. allowed to them, severally, in “ the act making appropriations for the 1844, ch, 107. naval service for the year ending on the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-five,” approved the seventeenth June, eighteen hundred and forty-four, viz: For clothing for the navy, sixty thousand dollars.

Clothing. At Kittery, Maine. -For pay of storekeeper, naval constructor, in- Kittery. spector of timber, clerk to the yard, clerk to the commandant, clerk to the storekeeper, clerk to the naval constructor, and porter, seven thousand six hundred and fifty dollars. At Charlestown, Massachusetts.--For pay of storekeeper, naval

Charlestown. constructor, measurer, and inspector of timber, clerk to the yard, two clerks to the commandant, three clerks to the storekeeper, clerk to the naval constructor, keeper of magazine, and porter, eleven thousand one hundred and eighty dollars. At Brooklyn, New York.For pay of storekeeper, naval construc

Brooklyn. tor, measurer and inspector of timber, clerk to the yard, two clerks to the commandant, three clerks to the storekeeper, clerk to the naval constructor, keeper of the magazine, and porter, eleven thousand one hundred and eighty dollars. At Philadelphia.For pay of storekeeper, naval constructor, mea

Philadelphia. surer and inspector of timber, clerk to the yard, clerk to the commandant, clerk to storekeeper, clerk to naval constructor, and porter, seven thousand seven hundred dollars. At Washington.-For pay of storekeeper, measurer and inspector

Washington. of timber, clerk to the yard, two clerks to commandant, clerk to the storekeeper, keeper of the magazine, and porter, six thousand six hundred and eighty dollars.

At Gosport, Virginia.-For pay of storekeeper, naval constructor, Gosport. measurer and inspector of timber, clerk to the yard, two clerks to the commandant, three clerks to the storekeeper, clerk to the naval constructor, keeper of the magazine, and porter, eleven thousand one hundred and eighty dollars.

At Pensacola.For pay of storekeeper, naval constructor, clerk to Pensacola. the yard, two clerks to the commandant, two clerks to the storekeeper, and porter, eight thousand and fifty dollars.

At Memphis, Tennessee.-For pay of storekeeper, one thousand five Memphis. hundred and fifty dollars; for pay of clerk to the yard, nine hundred dollars; for pay of clerk to the commandant, nine hundred dollars; for pay of porter, three hundred dollars ;

Provisions. For provisions, including transportation, cooperage, and other expenses, six hundred and fifteen thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight

Surgeons' ne. dollars; for surgeons' necessaries and appliances for the sick and hurt of the naval service, including the marine corps, thirty thousand dollars ; navy and the For the increase, repair, armament, and equipment of the navy, and

Increase, rewear and tear of vessels in commission, one million of dollars; for ord- pair, &c.

Ordnance. nance and ordnance stores, including all incidental expenses, three hundred and seventy thousand eight hundred and eighty-five dollars;

For books, maps, charts, and instruments, binding and repairing the Books, charts, same, and all the expenses of the Hydrographical Office, twenty-five &c. thousand five hundred dollars.

Improvement For improvements and necessary repairs of navy-yards, viz:

of navy-yards At Kittery, Maine.-For removing old cob-work in timber dock, one Kittery. thousand one hundred and fifty-eight dollars; for removing timber shed number thirteen, and steam-box house, five thousand seven hundred and forty-six dollars; for siw-pits, hoop-heating furnace, and wells, one thousand and forty-one dollars;

cessaries for the

marine corps.

Charlestown.

Brooklyn.

Philadelphia.

Washington.

Gosport.

For repairs of all kinds, five thousand four hundred and forty-six dollars;

At Charlestown, Massachusetts. For reservoir, two thousand five hundred dollars; for coal-house, eight thousand dollars;

For pier-wharf, between number one and number thirty-nine, ten thousand dollars;

For completing wharf between H and I, and rebuilding wharf, seven thousand dollars ;

For repairs of all kinds, twelve thousand dollars;

At Brooklyn, New York.–For brick stables, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;

For completing cob-wharf and slips, thirty thousand dollars ;
For water-tank, one thousand dollars ;
For coal-house, six thousand two hundred and fifty dollars ;
For repairs of all kinds, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars ;
For continuing the dry-dock, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars;

At Philadelphia.-For wharfing across timber dock, and filling up, two thousand seven hundred and six dollars;

For repairs of all kinds, five thousand eight hundred and thirty-five dollars ;

At Washington.-For new boilers in the camboose shop, and blowing chain-cable fires in machine shop, three thousand seven hundred and fifty-three dollars;

For completing laboratory, three thousand dollars;
For repairs of all kinds, five thousand dollars;

At Gosport.-For completing building and launching slip number forty-eight, nine thousand five hundred dollars ;

For completing store-house number sixteen, five thousand dollars ;

For completing bridge across timber-dock, three thousand five hundred dollars; for coal-house, eight thousand dollars; for repairs of all kinds, nine thousand six hundred and thirty-five dollars;

At Pensacola.–For completing the permanent wharf, twenty-fire thousand dollars;

For completing ship-house and slip, ten thousand dollars; for completing store-house, fourteen thousand dollars; for completing timbershed, fourteen thousand dollars; for coal-house, eight thousand fire hundred dollars; for repairs of all kinds, six thousand one hundred and thirty-two dollars;

At Memphis.-For improvements at this yard, for embankments, graduation, excavation, and walling, to secure the river fronts ; for six dwelling-houses, and for foundation for the rope-walk, two hundred thousand dollars;

Sackett's Harbor.–For repairs of all kinds, six hundred dollars ;

For repairs and building bulk-head or sea-wall, for repairing shiphouse, and for stores for ship on the stocks, three thousand dollars ;

For improvements of the naval hospitals and naval asylum, viz:

At Chelsea.–For a cistern, &c., to supply the hospital with water, seven hundred dollars ;

For dead-house to the hospital, five hundred dollars;

At Brooklyn.--For completing present hospital building, and furnishing south wing, six thousand five hundred and forty dollars;

For additional building for small-pox patients, five thousand dollars;

Near Gosport. For completion of walls, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight dollars;

For repair of hospital buildings, two thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars ;

At Pensacola.For centre building of hospital, nineteen thousand two hundred and twelve dollars ;

For repairs of hospitals and quarters, three thousand nine hundred and twelve dollars ;

Pensacola.

Memphis.

Sackett's Harbor.

Naval hospitals

Chelsea.

Brooklyn.

Gosport.

Pensacola.

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