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became entitled, under the contract entered into on the eighth day of ments under January eighteen hundred and nineteen, by the Secretary of the Trea- contract by Sec. sury, on the part of the United States, and Charles Villar, agent of the Chas. Villar, Tombecbee Assocation, in pursuance of “ An act to set apart and dis- shall receive pose of certain public lands for the encouragement of the cultivation patents on cer. of the vine and olive," approved third March, eighteen hundred and Act of March seventeen, to an allotment or share of the four sections of land reserved 3, 1817, ch. 61. for the small allotments, and designated as sections, seven, eighteen, nineteen, and thirty in township eighteen, range three east, their heirs, devisees, or assigns, who shall have complied with the conditions of settlement and cultivation on such allotment, as required by said contract, or shall have been in the actual settlement and cultivation of his or her allotment within said four sections, or a part thereof, before or on the thirty-first day of October eighteen hundred and thirty-two, as provided by the act of the nineteenth day of February, eighteen hun- Act of Feb. dred and thirty-three, shall, on producing to the register and receiver 19, 1833, ch. 30. of the land district in which said lands are situated, satisfactory evidence of title to such allotment, and of settlement and cultivation on the same as aforesaid, and paying one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre for the land, receive a patent for the same: Provided, Such proof Proviso. shall be filed and payment made within six months from the passage of this act: And provided further, That the expense of surveying any

Further prosuch allotment shall be defrayed by the person or persons claiming the viso. same. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That any remainder of said four

Remainder sections not disposed of by the first section of this act shall be subject for use of De

subject to entry, to entry at one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, by the trustees of mopolis Female the Demopolis Female Academy, in trust for the use and benefit of said Academy. institution. APPROVED, March 2, 1837.

STATUTE II. CHAP. XXX.–An Act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year March 3, 1837. one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven.

(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be appropriated for the naval service, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, in addition to the unexpended balances of former appropriations, to wit:

For pay of commissioned, warrant and petty officers, and of seamen, Pay of navy. two million four hundred and fifty-four thousand six hundred and eightysix dollars;

To enable the President, provided he should deem it necessary, to Bounty for en offer a bounty for the purpose of promoting the enlistment of seamen,

listments. seventy-two thousand dollars;

For pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all the civil Pay of superestablishments at the several yards, sixty-nine thousand four hundred intendents, &c.

at yards. and seventy dollars;

For provisions, seven hundred and sixty-two thousand eight hundred Provisions. and sixty-five dollars;

For repairs of vessels in ordinary, and the repairs and wear and tear Repairs of veg. of vessels in commission, one million two hundred and fifty thousand sels, &c. dollars;

For medicines and surgical instruments, hospital stores, and other Medicines and expenses, on account of the sick, thirty-nine thousand dollars ;

surgical instru

ments, &c. For improvements and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Ports

Portsmouth mouth, New Hampshire, forty-seven thousand seven hundred dollars;

navy yard. For improvements and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Charles- Charlestown town, Massachusetts, one hundred and twenty-four thousand dollars;

navy yard.

'Brooklyn navy For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Brooklyn, yard.

New York, sixty-two thousand five hundred dollars; Philadelphia For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Philadelnavy yard. phia, Pennsylvania, thirty-four thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars; Washington For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Washnavy yard. ington, fifty-two thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars;

Gosport navy For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Gosport, yard.

Virginia, one hundred and forty thousand five hundred dollars; Pensacola For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard near Pennavy yard.

sacola, seventy-eight thousand dollars; Ordnance, &c. For ordnance and ordnance stores, seventy-two thousand dollars;

Miscellaneous For defraying the expenses that may accrue for the following purexpenses. poses, to wit; for the freight and transportation of materials and stores

of every description; for wharfage and dockage; siorage and rent; travelling expenses of officers and transportation of seamen; house rent for pursers when attached to yards and stations where no house is provided; for funeral expenses, for commissions, clerk hire, office rent, stationery, and fuel, to navy agents; for premiums and incidental expenses of recruiting; for apprehending deserters; for compensation to judge advocates; for per diem allowance to persons attending courts inartial and courts of inquiry; for printing and stationery of every description, and for working the lithographic press, and for books, maps, charts, mathematical and nautical instruments, chronometers, models, and drawings; for the purchase and repair of fire engines and machinery, and for the repair of steam engines; for the purchase and maintenance of oxen and horses, and for carts, timber wheels, and workmen's tools of every description; for postage of leiters on public service; for pilotage and towing ships of war; for cabin furniture of vessels in commission; taxes and assessments on public property; for assistance rendered to vessels in distress; for incidental labor at navy yards, not applicable to any other appropriation; for coal and other fuel; and for candles and oil; for repairs of magazines or powder houses; for preparing moulds for ships to be built, and for no other purpose whatever, three hundred and thirty-seven thousand six hundred

dollars; Contingent For contingent expenses for objects not hereinbefore enumerated, expenses.

three thousand dollars; Pay and sub- For pay of the officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians, and sistence of ma- privates, and subsistence of the officers of the marine corps, one hun

dred and sixty-three thousand and nineteen dollars and sixty cents; Provisions for For the provisions for the non-commissioned officers, musicians, and non-commis.

privates, serving on shore, servants, and washerwoven, thirty-three Bioned officers, thousand four hundred and twenty-eight dollars and eighty cents; &c., serving on shore.

For clothing, thirty-eight thousand six hundred and fifty-five dollars; Clothing. For fuel, fourteen thousand five hundred and eighty-nine dollars; Fuel. Repairs of bar

For keeping the present barracks in repair until new ones can be racks.

erected, and for the repairs of barracks at head-quarters and Ports

mouth, New Hampshire, ten thousand dollars; Transporta- For the transportation of officers, non-coinmissioned officers, musition of officers, cians, and privates, and expenses of recruiting, six thousand dollars ;

. Medicines,

For medicines, hospital stores, surgical instruments, and pay of hospital stores, matron, four thousand one hundred and thirty-nine dollars and twenty&c.

rine corps.

pine cents; Contingentex- For contingent expenses of said corps, freight, ferriage, toll, wharfage, penses of said

and cartage, per diem allowance for attending courts of inquiry, compensation to judge advocates, house rent where there are no public quarters assigned, incidental labor in the quartermaster's department, expenses of burying deceased persons belonging to the marine corps, printing, stationery, forage, postage on public letters, expenses in pur

corps, &c.

es upon its Brooklyn.

suing deserters, candles and oil for the different stations, straw for the
men, barrack furniture, bed sacks, spades, axes, shovels, picks, and
carpenter's tools, seventeen thousand nine hundred and seventy-seven
dollars and ninety-three cents;
For military stores, pay of armorers, keeping arms in repair, drums,

Military fifes, flags, accoutrements, and ordnance stores, two thousand dollars; stores, pay of For launching and securing the ship of the line Pemusylvania, one armorers. &c.

Lavaching, hundred thousand dollars;

&c.. ship PennFor building and equipping two sloops of war, from frames already sylvania: provided under former appropriations, two hundred and eighty thousand Building and dollars; and also six vessels of war, if not less than ten, nor more than equipping two eighteen guns, four hundred thousand dollars, in addition to any ma- Also six vesterials on hand ;

sels of war. For erecting and furnishing a new hospital building, and for a dwell- Hospital near

Pensacola. ing for an assistant surgeon; for the repairs of the present building, and for all expenses upon their dependencies near Pensacola, forty-seven thousand five hundred dollars; For erecting a sea-wall to protect the shore; for enclosing the hospital Hospital near

Norfolk. grounds, for completing the basement of south wing; for repairing damages sustained from a recent gale, and for all other expenses upon the dependencies of the hospital near Norfolk, eighteen thousand dollars; For graduating and enclosing the grounds about the naval asylum

Naval asylum near Philadelphia, and for all other expenses upon the building and its near Philadel. dependencies, ten thousand four hundred and sixty dollars;

phia. Towards an extension of the hospital building near Brooklyn, New Hospital near York, for enclosing the grounds, and for all other expe dependencies, sixty-six thousand dollars;

For the completion of the present hospital building near Boston, and Hospital near for all expenses upon its dependencies, one thousand three hundred and Boston. fifty dollars;

For the repair of the enclosure, and for the sea-wall of the magazine Magazine upon upon Ellis's island, in the harbor of New York, one thousand two hun. Ellis's Island. dred and fifty dollars;

For the completion of the enclosure of the magazine near Boston, Magazine near the wharf and other dependencies, two thousand seven hundred and Boston. fifty dollars; For the purchase of that portion of land, belonging to the town of

Gosport navy Portsmouth, Virginia, enclosed by the walls of the navy yard at Gos- yard port, four thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine dollars;

To defray any additional expense that may be incurred in making Examination, an examination and survey of the harbors of Beaufort and Wilmington, &c., of Benu

fort and Wil. in North Carolina, with a view to determine the respective facilities and

mington har. advantages of the establishment of a navy yard, fifteen hundred dollars; bors. For the survey of May river, from Tybee bar to the Hunting island, Survey of May

river. fifteen hundred dollars, for a similar object; For payment to Thomas J. Harris of his proportion of the sum of Payment to

Thomas J. two thousand dollars, appropriated by Congress, for the capture of a

Harris, piratical felucca, in eighteen hundred and twenty-three, twenty-nine dollars and sixteen cents ; To defray the expense of examining the shoals of George's Bank, for

Examining the the purpose of determining upon the practicability of erecting a light- shoals of house upon the same, (in aid of the general appropriations for the navy,) George's Bank. five thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the following sums being Money re-apthe unexpended balances of former appropriations, which have been propriated. carried to the account of the surplus fund, be, and the same are hereby re-appropriated, to be paid out of any money unappropriated in the treasury,

viz: For carrying into effect the acts for the suppression of the slave trade, Suppression


of the slave including their support in the United States and for a term not exceedtrade, &c.

ing six months after their arrival in Africa, of all persons removed from the United States under the said acts, eleven thousand four hundred

and thirteen dollars and fifty-seven cents; Prize-money For payınent of prize-money to the officers and crew of the late to ufficers, &c; private armed brig General Armstrong, and the legal representatives of of brig General Armstrong

such as may be dead, two thousand dollars. Secretary of Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treathe Treasury to sury be, and he is hereby authorized to distribute the residue of the distribute resi. due of prize

prize-money heretofore deposited in the treasury, belonging to the crews money belong; of the men-of-war Bon Homme Richard and Alliance, commanded by ing to crews of John Paul Jones, in the revolutionary war, among the several persons Bon Homme Richard and

entitled thereto, and to pay them the sums respectively due, out of any Alliance. money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Enclosure of Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the sum appropriated at navy yard at the last session for the erection of a brick enclosure of the navy yard Pensacola.

at Pensacola, shall be erected to suit the present plan of the yard, and

in such manner as the Navy Commissioners shall direct. President to Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That under the laws providing purchase arii.

for the gradual improvement of the navy, the President be authorized cles of a durable nature for

to cause articles of a durable character to be purchased for the armavessels. ment and equipment, as well as for the building of vessels.

APPROVED, March 3, 1837.

March 3, 1837. Chap. XXXI.-An Act making appropriations for the current expenses of the

Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian (Obsolete.) tribes, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven.

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 year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, for the purpose of paying the current expenses of the Indian Department, and of fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not

otherwise appropriated; that is to say ; Pay of super- For the pay of the superintendent of Indian affairs at St. Louis, and intendent of In. the several Indian agents, as provided by the act of June thirtieth, St. Louis, sit. eighteen hundred and thirty-four, twelve thousand dollars;

Pay of sub- For the pay of sub-agents, authorized by the same act, ten thousand agents.

dollars; Pay of inter- For the pay of interpreters, as authorized by the same act, eight preters. thousand seven hundred dollars; Presents to In

For presents to Indians, authorized by the same act, five thousand dians.

dollars; Provisions for For the purchase of provisions for Indians, at the distribution of Indians. annuities, while on visits of business with the superintendents and

agents, and when assembled on public business, eleven thousand eight

hundred dollars; Buildings at

For the necessary buildings required at the several agencies, and the agencies. repairs thereof, two thousand dollars; Postages,

For postages, rents, stationery, fuel for offices, and other contingenrents, &c. of Indian Depart

cies of the Indian Department, seven thousand dollars;

For the salary of one clerk in the office of the Governor of WisconSalary of clerk sin Territory, who is ex officio superintendent of Indian affairs, eight in of Wisconsin.

hundred dollars; Clerk of For the salary of one clerk in the office of the acting superintendent acting sup'dt W. Territory.

of the Western Territory, one thousand dollars; Six Nations of

For the Six Nations of New York, four thousand five hundred New York. dollars ;


For the Senecas of New York, six thousand dollars;

Senecas of N.

York. For the Ottawas, four thousand three hundred dollars;

Ottawas. For the Wyandots, six thousand eight hundred and forty dollars; Wyandots. For the Wyandots, Munsees, and Delawares, one thousand dollars; Wyandots, For the Christian Indians, four hundred dollars;

Munsees, and

Delawares. For the Miamies, thirty thousand one hundred and ten dollars; Christian InFor the Eel Rivers, one thousand one hundred dollars;


Miamies. For the Pottawatamies, twenty thousand eight hundred dollars;

Eel Rivers. For the Pottawatamies of Huron, four hundred dollars;

PottawataFor the Pottawatamies of the Prairie, sixteen thousand dollars; mies.

Pottawatamies For the Pottawatamies of the Wabash, twenty thousand dollars;

of Huron. For the Pottawatamies of Indiana, seventeen thousand dollars ; Pottawatamies For the Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatamies, thirty-four thousand of the Prairie.

Portawatamies two hundred and ninety dollars ;

of the Wabash. For the Winnebagoes, thirty-seven thousand seven hundred and Pottawatamies eighty-five dollars;

of Indiana. For the Menomonies, thirteen thousand nine hundred and twenty Ottawas, and dollars;

Potawaramies. For the Chippewas, six thousand seven hundred and forty dollars ; Winnebagoes.

Menomonies. For the Chippewas, Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York

Chippewas. Indians, fifteen hundred dollars;

Menomonies, For the Sioux of Mississippi, three thousand six hundred and forty Winnebagoes, dollars ;


Sioux of MisFor the Yancton and Santie band of Sioux, four thousand three

sissippi. hundred and forty dollars ;

Yancton and

Santie bands of For the Omahas, three thousand nine hundred and forty dollars;

Sioux. For the Sacs of Missouri, one thousand six hundred and forty

Omabas. dollars;

Sacs of Mig.

souri. For the Sacs, three thousand dollars ;

Sacs. For the Foxes, three thousand dollars;

Foxes. For the Ioways, five thousand one hundred and forty dollars ;

Ioways. For the Sacs and Foxes, twenty-three thousand nine hundred and Sacs and twenty dollars;

Foxes. For the Sacs, Foxes, and Ioways, three thousand dollars ;

loways. For the Ottoes and Missourias, five thousand six hundred and forty Ottoes and dollars;

Missourias. For the Kanzas, six thousand and forty dollars;

Kanzas. For the Osages, eleven thousand and forty dollars;

Osages. For the Kickapoos, six thousand five hundred dollars;

Kickapoos. For the Kaskaskias and Peorias, three thousand dollars;

Kaskaskias For the Kaskaskias, Peorias, Weas, and Piankeshaws, nine hundred and Peorias.

Kaskaskias, and forty dollars;

Peorias, Weas, For the Piankeshaws, thirteen hundred dollars;

and Pianke

shaws. For the Weas, three thousand dollars;

Weas. For the Delawares, ten thousand two hundred and forty dollars;

Delawares. For the Shawnees, six thousand nine hundred and forty dollars; Shawnees. For the Shawnees and Delawares, five hundred dollars;

Shawnees and For the Shawnees and Senecas of Lewistown, one thousand nine Delawares. hundred and forty dollars; For the Senecas of Lewistown, two thousand five hundred and forty Senecas of

Lewistown. dollars;

For the Choctaws, fifty-four thousand eight hundred and twenty Choctaws. dollars: For the Chickasaws, six thousand dollars;

Chickasaws. For the Creeks, forty-seven thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars;

Creeks. For the Quapaws, four thousand five hundred and forty dollars; Quapaws.

Florida InFor the Florida Indians, nine thousand six hundred and ten dollars;

dians. For the Pawnees, twelve thousand dollars;


Cherokees. For the Cherokees, west, six thousand nine hundred and sixty dollars;

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