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enable the people of the western part of the Mississippi territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union on an equal footing with the original states," and to no other purpose; and an annual account of the same shall be transmitted to the Secretary of the Treasury, by such officer or person of the state as the legislature thereof shall direct, and of its application, if any be made, and in default of such return being made, the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby required to withhold the payment of any sum or sums that may then be due, or which thereafter may become due, until a return shall be made as herein required.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury shall, from time to time, and whenever the quarterly accounts of public moneys of the several land offices in the state of Alabama shall be settled, pay three per cent. of the net proceeds of the sales of the lands of the United States lying within the state of Alabama, which since the first day of September, in the year one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, have been, or hereafter may be, sold by the United States, after deducting all expenses incident to the same, to such person or persons as may or shall be authorized by the legislature of the said state of Alabama to receive the same ; which sum or sums, thus paid, shall be applied to making public roads and canals, and improving the navigation of rivers, within the said state of Alabama, under the direction of the legislature thereof, according to the provisions on this subject contained in the act, entitled " An act to enable the people of the Alabama territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union on an equal footing with the original states," and to no other purpose; and an annual account of the samo shall be transmitted to the Secretary of the Treasury, by such officer or person of the state as the legislature thereof shall direct, and of its application, if any be made; and in default of such return being made, the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby required to withhold the payment of any sum or sums that may then be due, or which thereafter may become due, until a return shall be made as herein required: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury shall not allow to either of the said states of Mississippi and Alabama three per cent. on the net proceeds of the sales of public lands within the limits of the late Mississippi territory, after deducting incidental expenses, until the sum of one million two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, stipulated to be paid by the United States to the state of Georgia, for the cession of the late Mississippi territory, now composing the states of Mississippi and Alabama, shall have been first paid and deducted; nor until the stock created under the provisions of the act of Congress of the thirty-first of March, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, entitled " An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi territory,"(a) and the act supplementary thereto, shall have been redeemed, or if not entirely redeemed the residue to be deducted from the net proceeds.

Approved, May 3,1822.

making of roada and canals in Mississippi, &c. 1817, ch. 23. Annual account to be transmitted to the Secretary of the Treasury.

The Secretary of the Treasury to pay three per cent. of the net proceeds of the sales of public lands within the state of Alabama, since Sept. 1,1SI9,deducting expenses, to any person authorized to receive it.

The sums thus paid to be applied to the making roads, canals, &c, in Alabama. 1819, ch. 47. Annual account of the application of the money to be transmitted to the Secretary of the Treasury.

Proviso.

Chap. XLVIL—An Act relating to treasury notes. (6)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That, from and after the passing of this act, no treasury note shall be received in payment on account of the United States, or paid, or funded, except at the treasury of the United States.

Approved, May 3, 1822.

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(ai An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi territory, March 31, 1814, ch. 39. (6) For the acts relating to treasury notes, see vol. ii. 766.

Statute I. May 4, 1822.

See the act of Mav 26, 182-1, ch. 187.

Persons engaged in the campaign of 1818, who lost horses in consequence of the United States failing to supply forage, to be paid the value of them.

To be paid also, for loss of necessary horse equipage, or guns lost orlcf\ in possession of the United States.

Out of money in the treasury.

Proviso.

Proviso.

Proviso.

The President to prescribe the rules and regulations of auditing and settling the claims.

Statute I.

May 4, 1822.
[Obsolete.]

Sums appropriated for the support of the navy for the year 1822.

Pay and subsistence of officers and pay of seamen, &c.

Provisions, in addition, &c.

Medicines,

&e.

Repairs of vessels, in addition, &c.

Chap. XLVIII.—An Act far the relief of the officers, volunteers, and other persons,
engaged in the late campaign against the Seminole Indians-
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America, in Congress assembled, That any officer, volunteer,
ranger, cavalry, or other persons engaged in the campaign of one thousand
eight hundred and eighteen, against the Seminole Indians, who has sus-
tained damage by reason of the loss of any horse or horses, which in
consequence of the government of the United States failing to supply
sufficient forage, while engaged in said service, died, or were una-
voidably abandoned and lost, shall be allowed and paid the value
thereof.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said officers, volunteers, and rangers, cavalry or other persons, for the loss of any necessary equipage of said horse or horses, or for any guns lost in said service or which were left in possession of the United States, or of any officer thereof, shall be allowed and paid the value thereof; said claims to be paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: Provided, That, if any payment shall have been made to any officer or soldier aforesaid, for the use and risk, after the death or abandonment of his horse, such amount shall be deducted from the value thereof, unless said officer or soldier shall show that he was remounted, in which case the deduction shall only extend to (he time such officer or soldier served on foot: And provided also, That, if any payment shall have been made to any officer or soldier on account of clothing, such payment shall be deducted from the value of his horse or accoutrements: And provided further, That no claim shall be allowed under the provisions of this act, until proper evidence shall have been received by the accounting officers from the company to which the claimants shall have belonged, showing the number of horses lost in said company in manner aforesaid, the time when lost, and the name of the owner.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the accounting officer of the Treasury Department shall audit and settle those claims, under such rules and regulations as the President of the United States may prescribe. Ait-roved, May 4, 1822.

Chap. XLIX.—Jin Act malting appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That, for defraying the expenses of the Navy for the year one thousand eight hundred and twentytwo, the following sums be, and the same are hereby, respectively, appropriated:

For the pay and subsistence of the officers, and pay of the seamen, in addition to the sum of one hundred thousand dollars already appropriated, the sum of eight hundred and sixty-one thousand four hundred and sixtysix dollars.

For provisions, in addition to the sum of twenty thousand dollars already appropriated, and to an unexpended balance of thirty thousand dollars, the sum of two hundred and sixty-seven thousand two hundred and fifty-eight dollars.

For medicines, hospital stores, and all expenses on account of the sick, thirty-two thousand dollars.

For the repairs of vessels, in addition to the sum of. twenty thousand dollars already appropriated, the sum of three hundred and eighty-eight thousand dollars.

For improvements of navy yards, docks, and wharves, fourteen thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

For pay of superintendents, naval constructors, store-keepers, inspectors of timber, clerks of the yards, and artificers, thirty-six thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

For labourers and teams employed in loading and unloading vessels, piling, docking and removing timbers, stores, et cetera, and fuel for the engine, twenty thousand dollars.

For ordnance and ordnance stores, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For contingent expenses, in addition to the sum of twenty thousand dollars already appropriated, two hundred and ten thousand dollars.

For the pay and subsistence of the marine corps, in addition to an unexpended balance of twenty-two thousand dollars, one hundred and fortyseven thousand three hundred and ninety-three dollars.

For clothing the same, in addition to an unexpended balance of six thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight dollars and thirty-four cents, the sum of twenty-two thousand seven hundred and thirty-six dollars.

For fuel for nine hundred and thirty-eight non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates, six thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.

For military stores for the same, the unexpended balance of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one, being eleven thousand one hundred and eighty dollars and fifteen cents.

For contingent expenses for the same; that is to say: fuel for commissioned officers, bed sacks, repairing barracks, transportation, and travelling expenses to officers, postage of letters, armorers, and armorers' tools, and stationery, with extra rations to officers commanding posts, fourteen thousand dollars.

To make good a deficit in the contingent expenses of the marine corps, which accrued prior to the year eighteen hundred and twenty-one, the sum of nine thousand one hundred and nine dollars and twenty-two cents.

SEfc. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several appropriations hereinbefore made, shall be paid out. of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: Provided, hoi&tver, That no money appropriated by this act shall be paid to any person for his compensation or perquisites, who is in arrears to the United States, until such person shall have accounted for and paid into the treasury all sums for which he may be liable: Provided, further, That nothing in this section contained shall extend to balances arising solely from the deprecia [depreciation] of treasury notes received by such person to be expended in the public service. But in all cases where the pay or salary of any person is withheld in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officer, if demanded by the party, his agent or attorney, to report forthwith to the agent of the Treasury Department the balance due, and it shall be the duty of said agent, within sixty days thereafter, to order suit to be commenced against such defaulter.

Approved, May 4, 1822.

Improvement of navy-yards, &c.

Pay of superintendents, &c.

Labourers and teams, &c.

Ordnance, &c.

Contingent expenses.

Pay, &c. of marine corps.

Clothing marine corps.

Fuel for marine corps.

Military stores for marine corps.

Contingent expenses.

To make good a deficit in the contingent expenses.

Out of money

in the treasury.

Proriso.

Proviso.

Where pay is withheld, the accounting officer, on demand, to report to the agent of the treasury, &c.

Chap. L.—An Act to repeal the act, entitled "An act to encourage vaccination."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives oftlie United
States of America, in Congress assembled, That the act passed the
twenty-seventh day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and thirteen, entitled " An act to encourage vaccination,"
be, and the same is hereby, repealed.
Approved, May 4, 1822.

Statote I.

May 4, 1822.

The'Act of Feb.27,1813, ch. 37, to encourage vaccination, repealed.

Statute I.

May 4, 1822. Chap. LI.—An Act to alter the times of holding the district court in the district

of New Jertey. (a)

District court Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives oftheVnittd

to be hereafter States of America, in Congress assembled, That the district court for the

BfrniswicTTnd district of" New Jersey shall hereafter be held at New Brunswick on the

at Burlington, second Tuesdays of March and September, and at Burlington on the

third Tuesdays of May and November, in every year, any thing in any

act heretofore passed to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved, May 4, 1822.

Statute I. May 4, 1822.

Appropriation for missions to such independent nations on the American continent as the President may deem proper.

Chap. Lll.—An Act ma/eing an appropriation to defray the expenses of missions to the independent nations on the American continent.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That, for such missions to the independent nations on the American continent, as the President of the United States may deem proper, there be, and hereby is, appropriated, a sum not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars; to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, May 4, 1822.

Statute I. May 4, 1822.

All the right of the United States to fines assessed on citizens of Pennsylvania for non-performance of militia duty, &c, vested in that state.

Moneys in the hands of marshals, &c, to be paid to treasurer of the state.

Fines to be recovered as the state legislature may prescribe.

If Pennsylvania accepts of the provisions of this act, that state is to account, &c.

Chap. LIU.—An Act vesting in the state of Pennsylvania the right of the United States to all fines assessed for the non-performance of militia duty during the late war with Great Britain.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That all right which the United States have to the fines assessed upon the citizens of the state of Pennsylvania, for the non-performance of militia duty during the late war with Great Britain, shall be, and the same hereby is, vested in the said state.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all moneys in the hands of those who now are, or heretofore have been, marshals or deputy marshals, which may have been collected from the fines aforesaid, a,fter deducting the expense of assessing and collecting, shall be paid by them, respectively, to the treasurer of the said state.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the said fines shall be recovered by the said state under such regulations, provisions, and restrictions, as shall be prescribed by the legislature thereof.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the said state, provided it shall accept of the provisions of this act, shall account to the United States for the sum of three thousand two hundred and thirty-eight dollars and forty-six cents, if that amount of the said fines shall be collected, it being the expenses of three courts martial, held in the said state, for the trial of said delinquents, of which Colonel Thomas C. Miller, Colonel James Wood, and Colonel Thomas Moore, were, respectively, presidents.

Approved, May 4,1822.

(o) Acts relating to the district courts in New Jersey:

An act to establish the judicial system of the United States, Sept. 24, 1789, ch. 20, sec. 3.

An act for altering the times and places of holding certain courts therein mentioned, March 3,1801, ch. 32, sec. 5.

An act to repeal certain acts respecting the organization of the courts of the United States, and for other purposes, March 2,1802, ch. 8, sec. 2.

An act to alter the times of holding the district court in the district of New Jersey, May 4,1822, ch. 51. Act of June 4, 1844, ch. 38.

Chap. LIV.—.hi Act to abolish the United States' trading establishment with the

Indian tribes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States shall be, and hereby is, authorized and required to cause the business of the United States' trading-houses among the Indian tribes to be closed, and the accounts of the superintendent of Indian trade, and of the factors and sub-factors, to be settled ; and for that purpose, the President is hereby authorized to select, from among the Indian agents, or others, a competent number of fit and suitable persons, to be and appear at the office of Indian trade in Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, and at each of the trading-houses established among Indian tribes, on or before the third day of June next, or as soon thereafter as can conveniently be done, to demand and receive of and from the superintendent of Indian trade, and of the respective factors and sub-factors, all the goods, wares, merchandise, furs, peltries, evidences of debt, and property and effects of every kind which may be in their power or possession, by virtue of their respective offices, and justly due and belonging to the United States; and the said agents, selected for the purpose aforesaid, shall be furnished with copies of the latest quarterly returns of the said superintendent, factors, and sub-factors, as rendered by them to the Treasury Department, and copies of any other papers in the said department which will show what is, or ought to be due and coming to the United States, from the said office of Indian trade in Georgetown, and from each of the trading-houses established among Indians. And the persons so selected shall enter into bond, with good and sufficient security, in such sums as may be required by the President of the United States, for the faithful discharge of the duties enjoined on them by the provisions of this act. And from and after the third day of June next, the act of the second of March, one thousand eight hundred and eleven, entitled "An act for establishing tradinghouses with Indian tribes," shall be continued in force for the purposes only of enforcing all bonds, debts, contracts, demands, and rights which may have arisen, and all penalties and punishments which may have been, or may be, incurred under the provisions of the said act, and for the settlement of the accounts of the superintendent, factors, and subfactors, at the Treasury Department.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the goods, wares, and merchandise, which shall be delivered over to the agents of the United States, under the provisions of this act, shall be placed at the disposition of the President of the United States, subject,under his orders, towards satisfying or extinguishing the treaty obligations on the part of the United States, to keep up trading-houses with the Indians; also, towards the payment of annuities due, or to become due, to Indian tribes; also, in making the customary presents to tribes or individuals in amity with the United States; and the surplus, if any, may be sold to the best advantage, under the orders of the President, and the proceeds paid over to the treasury of the United States.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the furs, peltries, effects and property, received under the first section of this act, shall be sold in the manner the President may direct; the debts due and owing shall be collected under his orders; and all the money received from these sources, and all that shall be received from the superintendent of Indian trade, and from the factors and sub-factors, shall be paid over, as fast as received, into the treasury of the United States: Provided, That such sums may be retained and applied, under the orders of the President of the United States, as may be necessary to defray the expenses of carrying this act into effect.

Statute I. May 6, 1822.

Act of March 2, 1811, ch. 30.

Act of May 6, 1822, ch. 58.

The President authorized and required to cause the Indian tradinghouses to be closed, and the accounts to be settled, &c.

Agents to be appointed.

Agents to be furnished with documents from the Treasury Department,&c.

The agents to enter into bond with security for the faithful discharge of their duties.

After June 3, 1822, the act of March 2, 1811, to continue in force only, &c.

Act of March 2,1811, ch. 30.

The goods, &c, delivered over to the agents, placed at the disposition of the President, &c.

The surplus, if any, to bo sold.

Furs, &c, to be sold and money paid into the treasury as fast as received.

Proviso.

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