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Er HIILO WWTE.
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Ot .! - ...ufj uuui ... nVi .
A ltrurmtU will b bwartad tt My Mtrt
I n ; n't I rm r.ramseruon, aaa iwui-u
t -All t-f-rs ! lre4 Utii.EJUor4git
I -a4 or titcy tiU not la attended to. I
f Aa Act to tr ml the tlm for tht sttilrwM W
' i ttrivntfl Und el.Jrw la tlx tamtorv of nond,
to rankle h the rxtaarvation of (m pubbc
Anlurrt In said Unitary, and A U reW of
John Jetimon. -
ff enacted if Iht Senate and lloute of
Kefiretentativet of the United Stain
if America, in Conrrett attembled, That,
hen the Secretarr of ibt Treasury shall
- bt satisfied that Job a Johnson, of Indians',
" dl enter, tt tht Brookvllle Land Office,
1 in'saU 1!;;, the cut half of tht noftb-
. 5t quarter of lection thirtj-five and the
mil i.ulf cf tha northwest nastier of tec
tldrj tlrty-six, ia' township seventeen
nonk, in rang four, tut, by mistake, in
'"f Llv5fM hi'f ef'tht sowhfMi
"Wtt C..rt.r u .rt ., II
U lawful for i patent to issued to lb
a! J Jihn Joboaoa for tbt two laat tneo
lloned half outrun, to Intended to t
t otercdi oo kit relinqultbioz to lb Uoi
tad Siaiei hit Interest is, Bad turrender
inr I ho patent lnued for, th two firtt
mentioned half quarters in aucb manner
7i ibatt it directed bjr ibt Secretary of
the TrtMurjr. , ; '
. Sec; ,3. And hllurtht mattedt Tjitt
tbt CommUUooen appointed tottcertalo
claim and tilltt to land io East Florida,
kti tnd tbtf art hertbn tothoritrd to
contlnto their aeaaion until tbt Erst Mon-
- day of January, bat thousand eight bun
dred jmd tentr-s!xi under tbt-tamt
' r laws, ordinances ) tnd regulations, hereto
. fort ssublithed for their jfoterntnent
' N Sec. 3. And it it further enacted, Tbst
' to reuch of tha act, entitled An tct to
7XTtii;t).d tber lltnr limited for, tht - settle-
tnent of prirate iaol claims In Flo. ld,'ii
" renders void all claims to land In said ter
ritory, not filed oa or be fort tht first day
f September", oo thousand eight bun
-dred and twenty-four, Be, wrt ttm
li hereby, repealed, and it htl be lawful
for claims to be filed before tht Board of
1 ,'CommiBiioners In East Florida, iny time
"jwlor toih'o.firsi day of, -No ember, out
. thouwod eight hundred and twenty fire.
li.iStc'4. Aid be it further enatttd, That
tbere shall be tppolnted two additional
Clerks to tbt Eoard rCommittioaers of
Et Florida,' to each of whom shall be
-'- allowed thetsuni.of 'seven hundred dol-
- fort, to bo paid quarterly by tht Tressu-
- ttroftbt United States. , . , - i
. ;Sec IrAnd r iurArrrrtffr-That
f chof tht Corammioners appointed for
tht examination of ciattns in-East FIori
. V- 'da, bo allowed st tht rate of twotbouaaod
.7 dotturs per tnnom, in full for their servl-
oil Untted States, put of any money in
"""" the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated j
Provided, however, That no on of said
Commiionera shall bt entitled to draw
nyt"poili6n of the compensation hereby
al and faithful pert
rmance ot too duues
required of him.
-tote, .AKdhe:H farther vwet
i . it shall be the duty of the. Utt Commit
; " sioners for the examination of titles and
' claims to lands in West Florida,' and of
-...their Clerk, to deliver to tht Register
one Receiver -of tht Land. Ofnct for tbt
-WetterB Land District of Florjdaiall ft-
coi rTa, c'Ttdence, arid papers; tn lbo pos
v aession of them, or either of thm relat
ing to said titles and claims. ; And it shall
ZM; Jbejutyiof-said (Kegitter.and
wjl: ceiver to examrne and decide on all titles
and il Jmi to land in "West FIortdi,ot
heretofore decided upon by said Com
xnittioners, subject to the limitations and
it ,"in conformity with the provisions of tht
V acts of Congress beretolore passed on
tht several claimants of . land, in said 01
. I I T" . I ' "1 1 1 -rti riir1,...i...
I .. tru.1, wncic viaima u.u uvi uccii ucicw
' .J. T a T...I. W 1 .1 -
fore decided on,' be permitted to file their
V claims, n4 tha rviifance In support "of
r'i them, with tbt Register. tnd Receiver of
aaid District, at any time befort the first
rdsyTbf November next, vrhoso 1 duty it
iijjiall be t6'report'tVe';iiiamew
v cision tWeon,; to tne , Secret a"r'y Of "thi"
" " Treasuryi on or befort the first day of
. tltV MWA...VrfJIUIl , - w -'
' f tne tsia negater ana ucgcitct iohm
-"powtr'' to appoint their Clerk, and pre
'Xfth cribo his duties, and who shall bt allow-
i ' ' in...! .L..II t....
'j f.A. n full enmnentation Tor hit kervices.
. the sum of eight hundred dollars and
' . n aaid KegiTr indetetver shaH-aci-U
tviijowed the sura ofl ope thousand dollars
... . .. . t-.
for tht performtoct oftlit coiks re4r
cd of them hy tUS ci,wwcB t
i rv.t(icr, tod tiiiir Cltrfe, tui r
anrmoner In tbt rreattrr.rtotoiharwlM
torupleicd, and tbt report approved by
tbt secretary oi titt lreatory
- 8ee, ?, And h' tj further matted, , TJal
Iflt. Pycsldc.rtt. of, tht United State k,
artd ha.ii hereby, authorised to appolot
two officers, to bt called tht Kpr of
the rubucArcbivet to the Ttrritory-of
x Jonas, ont tf whom thill keep bit met
at St. Aofoitine, in Etit Florida, and
tht other at Penucola, in West Florida.
. Sec. 10. And he it further enacted,' Thtt
tbt said o dicers shall tack girt bond and
security in tht turn of twenty thousand
dollars, for tht sfe keepUf and preier-
vstlon of the said Arcbirct, sod for the
faithful performance of tht duties of
their retpectivt offices, and tbt transla
tion of such of tht records snd documents
ts art hereinafter provided for, tod that
each reccirt a salary of firt hundred dol
lars to be piJ quarterly from the Trea
sury cf tht United States. ' "
Sec. II. And be it further enacted, 1 rut
cotd of all tbe Spanish records and docu
mentsdruvtrtd In by I them, and havinir
reiaiioa so sana claims aenvea irons tne
Sptnith and British Coternmtnts, dis
tinguishing snd keeping separately those
which re'ate to rrints madt within Ine
districts of Baton Rouge, Mobile nrfrth
of. latitude thirty ont, tnd thoseiosdt
wltMtrihtTwtsenr hmhs xf FloridaV
complete deKtiptivt litt of each of which
translations and records, when completed,
shall bt forwarded to the Secretary ir it
Treasury, . and l ho said ofTicers shall,
Mve rally, bo tniiid to receive from the
Treasury of the United states, on the
completion of tbt work, 'compensation
at tbt rate of ten cents for each hundred
words by them translated and recorded.
Sec. I J. And he it further enacted, I Hat
tbt said officers shall make out and dellv
er t6 . individual applicsntt, copies' or
uid offices, on being paid for tht" same
st tht rata of six and out fourth ctnt for
each hundred words. 7
Sec. 13. and he it further enmettd, Thtt
tht sertrat sums or monty nereby appro
priated shall bt paid out of any money in
tbt Treasury, not othrYwlto appropriated.
Ipeaker Houtf fBf preset. Utire..
- ' . : . JOIIM CAILLAUD,-
' ." " ' president Senate pro tempore.
rTatfUnfUn, A forth id, 1825. .......
- - Apprwredt. J AMES MONROE.
A Aot confirming aa act of tha Leriilature of
Tirpiua, entitled T Aa act incorprUng the
Cbetaptsk and Ohio Canal Company, and
an act of tha state of Maryland, confirming
In tarn. -
TBit enacted by the Senate and Ihute ttf
of America in Conrrtu aeiembkdrVhvt
the act of tbt Legislature of tbt attt of
tht Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Comps-
nj , be, and tbeaamt is hereby, rau&cd
end confirmed, so far S may bt neces
sary for tbt purpose of enabling any com
pany, that may hereafter. bt formed by
.l. .tyhwf U t al Iprpmoration.
to carry into fleet tht provisions there
of, in tht District of Columbia, within
States, and no further.
Sec. S. And be it further enacted, That,
should tbt stste of Virginia or Maryland
desire, at any time, to avail itself of the
right secured to it, by tht twenty-first
section of tht' act" aforesaid, to" take" and
continue a canalTTrom any' point of the
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, to any other
point within tbe territory of the District
of Columbia, or through tht stmt, on ap
plication to tht President of tbt United
StattsT by "th Execuftvewf a state, tbt
President is authorized and empowered
to depute three skilful commisnioners of
the United States' Corps of Engineers,
to survey and eximint to much of, tht
route of such csnsl as may affect, in any
manner, the navigation of tha Chesapeake
and Ohio Canal. The said commission
I ' f .1 : -L.ll . I
QTS, Or m mtlUIliy OI IHWIM, " im:.l
. - a . . I
tain. as far as nractkable, whether tht
canal Dronosed to be constructed by tbt
state aforesaid will injure or Impede tht
navigation of thef Chesapeake and Ohio
Cansl, and report to tht President of the
United States the fact! and miens' on
whTc'B'nitlariTfW14 bdr judgment
thereupon; which report shall be sub
mitted t to the Congress of tht United
States, at their session next entuin the
and, it Ungrcss stialLDO o opinion mat
the. said canal may bo cut in the manner
proposed aa aforesaid, wltnouf Impeding
or injuring, the navigation of. the Chesa
peake and Ohio Csnal, tht Mine shall bt
tooclusivo tnereon. .....
- Approred, MarchrJ, I8i5.
HALIHliUIlY, N. C.....TUK BDAY, AVMV 12, lB:i;
An Act rpwrL"' "Tii M rrtna f t.
tcVxn af lb Uwu.i ; uiea, w tut t
m toas4 airit haivlrt I t4 Wtairirt-
lKH enatUd by the S -'r lhvt
if America in Cmgrtu ttmlki, That
tht following suras be, ad tht urat art
hereby, appropriated, U it I for forti
fications to etch rtGc.l!f as fllost
'For Breolan's Pbt sixty thousand
Tor New Uretcht Polot, forty thou
land; dollars ty . - . . ..
For Fort DeirwsreT seventy one thou
sand tlx hundred and evatv-aio dol
lars and fi Ay cants I ' ' .
For ron Monroe, one hundred th
For. Fort Calhoun, seventy thousand
doiuriii- . . i " - " : . "
J-or tat Fort at Mobil Point, ooa hun
dred thousand dollars - " -
For tba r&rt at Chief Mo&teur Men-
tear, one hundred tboussnd dollsrs !
i For Fort Jackson, oo tht Mississippi,
one hundred thousand dollars .''
For a Fort at Beaufort, in North-Caro-
ina, thirty thousand dollars I . -
For Forts at Cspt rear, &Ry thoyund
dollars , ' :;, ' f, . '1 '
For tht preservstioa of tbe Islands in
Boston harbor, necessary to tbt security
Cf that place, fiAy-two thousand aloe hun
dred and seventy-two dollars and fifty-six
cents i Pmlded. however. That the rich!
of soil of said Islands shall bt first vested
to tba U&kcd Sutew
For tht armament of new fortifies tionr
one twrfd thousand Mlars. -
-approved, Match 2, 25ZS.' , f
Aa Act to eutberite the PresliVet tf the United
State t cana road tt be marked oat
from tho- Western frontier ot MtMouri, U tke
confine or Wew attxioo.
B it it enacted b thi Senate and Home of
Rchreocnuaivcirite United State
of ' America im Congrett anemiled, That
she- President of tbt United States be,
and be hereby is, authorised to appoint
Commissioners to mirk out a road from
tht Western frontier of tht Stilt bTMis"
sourivto tbt boundary One of the United
States, io tht .direction of Stnt Fee, of
Now Menlco t Provided; Tbat th-ld
Commissioners shall first obuln tht con
sent of tbt Intervening tribes of Indians,
by treaty, to the marking of the said road.
and to tbe unmolested use thereof to the
eMxeot of ih United State, and to the
Meaicn .Republic. f - - - -
Sec. 7. Aad be it further enacted, That
tht President of the United States be,
and he hereby lt7authoriz:d to cause the
marking of the aaid road to be continued
from the twutdary Line of the United
Statet to tht frontUr.of Now Mexico,
under such regulations it may be agreed
Opon for that purpose between the Exe
cutive of tbt United SUtes, eaul the Mex
- Sec. ZTAid beff further enactedt-Tbtt
tht sum of ten thousand dollars be, and
fray tbe expenses of -maVking te aaid
roadand the. further sum of-twenty
thousand dollars, to defray the expenses
of treating with tht Indfcnt, for treir
content to tho. establishment and use
itiuwif, ta U u in to be paid t
any money in the Treasury, not other;
Aa Act gxlnr the place for boldinr the Circuit
aud Dbtrict Court of tbe United States for
the Southern District of New-York.
f) Kit enacted bu the Senate and Houtttf
AJ Tthrmmntatiii0 r,f tit llnifni Slain
of Ameriv U Conrrett attemblcd, That
tht Circuit aud District , Courts of tht
United States for, tht. Southern District
of New York, shall beJioldJinht City
Hail, in the city ot new tors, a hereto
fore i umil otherwise ordered by Jw,t
until the, Secretary of tbt Treasury, on
the represeniation of tht Judges or said
Courts, respectively, shall direct further
or other accommodation, to be provided
for said Courts, or either ot them l7t-
vided, The competent authority allow to
saiq vount me exclusive use oi tome
iiLl-anariment fnp hoWin the aame
in the aaid ChyHallt And Provided,
. a L W w . m a J .Mi 1 r ,
That the District "Court tf tht United
States for tht said Southern DJtrift
New York, rosy continue Ito bold its ses
sions' where the tame are now held, until
tht last oroiay
yesr we thousand reighf hundre
twenty-six any thing Mhis act contai
ned to the contrary notwithstanding. '
Approved, March 3, WMl"--
' to complete tbe Public Aoad from Pentacola
' St Auguitlne, ia the Territory of JHorida.
BE it ectedy Senile and Ifate tf
Heftrcientativet i f tht Untied Statet
of America in OtrrtnWmM : That
jtoT th)' completion ol Public Road,
directed to be opened from Pcnsacola tt
St. Augustine, ia tbt Territory of Flori
da, tht sum of ctrht thousand dollars be,
ank isv t krKf. ricenpi.d- ia
bt paid out of any snowy la tbt frtaiu
ry, not otherwise tppopHtd. ,
A Act dWkrinf the coiMent of Cwifma ta
M art 0 UArrsI Atcmlly of Irfjnia,
iWr'.n mentioned. -,- -
1 Hit rmmetedbythf. Senatt and flute
AJ Rrhrtmtuthti of the United Haitt
of America in' Congrett attrmbled, -1 hat
tbt assent' of Congresr 1 hereby giien
nd declared to an act of iho . General
AttcmUy of Virginia, endtled Aiaci
IrKorpofatlng a company for tbt purpose
of Improving tht navigation of tbt Ap
pomatoi river, from Pochahontat Dtidgt
to Broadway j" passed on the eighth day
of December, one thousand eight hun
dred snd twenty four. - ; - -
Approved, March 3, 283 J. ; . . .
A a Act making further approprUtiont fur tba
Military iervioe for tbe year bee thoumod
eirbt hundrrd and twenty -Int. .
BE It enatUd by the Senate and )luute o
. Hefireitnta'he of the United S'alei
of America in Congrett attempted, That
tht following sums be, and tht tame are
P e ft. By iyyirrvyri ait to -wlrT -
dian ABairs at St. Louis, and the several
Indian agents, ss allowed by law, twenty
eight thousand dollars. . . , , s '
For psy of the sub agents, including
tht two 00 int Mittoun, at auowcu uj
law, thirteen thofund d illara.
' For presents to Indians, ss authoriied
by acts of one thousand eight hundred
tnd two, n I teen thousand dollars. ,
- Ft -aiinffiM penaes, ninety-five
For payment ol tht amount of the an
nuity.due to the Cherokee nation, under
the treaty of twenty-fourth Of tbcr,'ooc
thousand eight huudred tnd four, which
wat ratified during the list Session of
Congress, and for which no payment or
spproprlation has heretofore been made,
twenty thousand dollars.
For payment of said annuity for tht
twenty five, according to tbt stipulations
of said treaty, ont thousand dollars. -
K or carrying into effect so much of the
lourth article of the trey of ih eirhtK
January oo thousand eight Hundred ana
twenty -one, between tht United States
snd tht Creek satloo, as relates to the
compensation due to the chixrjis of Geor
gia by the Creek naiioo, it aoing Jor tne
payment of tbe fourth instalment, whicn
will bt one on said claims in one thousand
eight hundred and twenty-five, according
to Iho stipulation of aaid treaty, twenty
three thousand dollars
1 For defraying tbt expenses of holding
trestiea with the Sioux, Chippeway,
Menomeenes, Ssuks, Foxes, fcc ss per
esrtmata of General Clarke, for the pur
pose of establishing boundaries and pro
moting peace, fcc between said tribes,
ten thousand' four "Hundred donara."""""'
For arreaisges prior to tho first of Ju
teen; twenttihosr.and doiiarirrl
. roriarrearirea from first Jul r, one
.... r . . - - - 1 I
thousand eight hundred and fifteen tct first
January, ont thousand cieht hundred
and eighteen, four thousand dollar.
T"Ut IBW WVIT -we .!... .i-.t...
Osage's by citizens of the Uni'ed Statet,
three thousand five hundred and eiirhty-
10 dollar and fifty cent, fceiog thO bU
anco of a former appropriauon which oat
passed to tbe surplus fund.
-For payment of the annuity to the Sock
and Fox tribes, as provided for by the
third -article ofttthe treaty with those
husdred and twenty-four, ont thousand
dollars. - - -
For psyment - of tho annuity to the
waytribt of Tn'duni,-as provided: for
the second article of the treaty with
tbat tribe, dated lourtJ August, eighteen
hundred and twenty-four, five hundred
dollars. , "5" 1 -'
Yvt ptvment of five hundred dollars to
each of tho four ead Chiefs of.the Cjuai.
pau tribe, agreeably to tho second article
of the treafy -with said riber dated the
fifteenth November, eighteen hundred
andTw-cTiTf.fuur, two thousand dnllars,
For payment of the annuity provided
for by the asm article of tht stiJ treaty.
- For tbe purchase of, provisions for six
m6uihl ii ftrovjded.foi by the fifth artlcfe
of said treaty .fifteen thousand three hun
dred etid'te venty-twoonaf
For furnishing facilities for tbe trans
pbrtation of said Indians, ts provided tor
by the aforesaid fifth article of said treaty,
oir Jlte pay' of "iff ulgent';orlntei
!fetcr, to reside amoni; said lndin, ;at
s provided for by the same article of said
treaty, five hundred dollars.
For the payment of the annuities provi
ded fo by tb.jseaaad &nj, tlyr4rticlcs
of ihe treaty rf the twentieth of Jmutry,
tlgbtetn hundred snd twenty-five, wha
the Choctaw nttloo of Indiint- tnd alto,
of in annuity to Ilobert Cola, provided
for ky the IGtH ankla, twelves thousand
on hofftred snd t'ty dollars, . 1 , j
for the' payment of. th tlitms of tbt , I
Choctsw hatiof, Itt sr M u on the Pen-
tacolt campaign, and other claims of tho '
Choctaw Irtditn, prolJed fur bf llJO ; S..,
slx-b td eighth trliclai tf trii trtstyiy - y
llxTc'en ttrotrsand nine bindrd and seven
tr-two dollars sod fiAr cents. ' '-'-V
, for thi salsry el tht ArtrU. provided .
for by tho ninth srticli of laid trtstyr--v-i
fifieen hundred dollars. t
For carrying into effect tht provisions
of tht ninth article of sid treaty, tlo
provisions of the third inkle, for tht sur
vey and salt of tht fifty four sections of
laud therein referred toj snd for running ;
tht line defined in tht first article, and
any other expenses sriiintr out of the ex '
ecu ilon of tbt said treaty, ten thousand
dolltrs. - '
Towsrds tht execution of any treaty
that may be ratified by the United States,
prior to the next tassion of Congress,.!,
with the Creek Indians, for tha esiin- '
guithment of their title to lands in Geor
gia and Alabama, and for the removal of . . ,
laWTtaranr wev rt.v&lii!mn-;
Approved, March 3, 183J. .'.
Aa Act to sirthorue th buuding of tea sloops '
1 of war, and for other purpotas.-
BE it enacted by the Senate and Ifoute tf .
lieftretentativet tf the United Statet ' , '. I
of America in Congrett attembled, That
tht Pi etidsnl of the United States bo, ' -
tnd he is. hereby, authorised to cause to " " I
bt built, io addition to tht present naval - ;
force of tht United States, a number of ' .
sloops of war, not exceeding ten, to ear - - j
ry'not toss than- twenty gun, ech,. of--: r
tucn -description and weight of. metal as
tht President may direct i and that tho
turn f five hundred thousand dollars be 1
tnd tht same ia hereby, appropriated, for-. -7-. - ;
tht aforesaid purpose, out of , any moner , ' i
in tht Treasury, not otherwise spproptl- ' f
ated. - " . V '.'
See. tr And be it further enacted. Thst
tbt Presldem of the United States be, , , , ,
and ha is hereby, authorized to cause to ;
be sold, at such time, and in such manner J
at shtu iudire best for the puMtc tn
m. m, ur n pau,or Itie -
sels wWieV were purchased under the n
tbority of tbt act, entitled " An act au-
thorixiog an addldonsl risvsl force for tha 1
Uppresfon of piracy j also, thrwhoJo":
of the public" vesselspott Lakoi-Erlct .v:
Ontario, and Champlain,' except' the .
ships of .the line New Oi leans and Chip
pewa, now on tht stocks, under cover t
Sacketts' H.rbor. - -
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted. That'
the proceeds of such tiles shall ne applkl
ed under the direction of tho President
f -the-United States, to tho repair jmd
Duuaing 01 Sloops 01 wtr wnicn nivo
been, or may be, authorised to be built. -'
Appiored.- Marek ?, ?. . , ...
ant of - Interest ,
Ur. tr tnociea py meaenate ana tioutee
- Rtftrnertuiivet of the United Stair
wit an ' a 1 ".- -. -. mm. -- m
of America in Congrett attembled, That
the proper accounting ' officer of tho
T:rUnrfoi!irt, he. and, ihr art
hereby, authorized and directed to hqiu
date and settle the claim of the Statabf
interests Uporr rons or moneys borrowed v"."
tnd actually expended by her, for the utt
and benefit of the United States, during
the lata wsr with Great Britain. .
Sec 3. And be it further enacted, That,
in . Kertwning the amount of interest,
ss aforesaid, due to'tKe State oTVii feinia,
tho following rules shall be understood
at applicable to and governing tH,e case,
10 wits-First. Tbat interest shall not bo
computed on any'ium which Virginia ha
not expended.rfonihe. uso and benefit, of
the United States, as evidenced by tho
amount 1 refunded or repaid to Viirlhia
by the United Stalest Second, That no
interest shall be jaid on any sum on
which she has not paidlhTerest t ThFrd,"
Tbatlwoer4lhe,4?rincipaI, or ny 'part of
it, has been paid or refunded by the Um
tf d SltCti ' "ney placed in the handt
of Virginia for that purpose, the interest
on rh "im ftr iumtQ paid r rrfiMfd.
thall cease, and not bt considered as char
geable to tht United States, thy longer
t nan up to ant. uroe. aijas repay men t as
Seer 3. And be it further tnacttdJIhht.
the amount of tbe1nTefesirwheBascer
tained as sforesaid, shall be paid out of
any money in the Treasury, nor. other
IpjtwMardi 3 1825.
If a great deal of knowledge is' not
capable of making a man wise, it has a
tendency to make liim Vain and arro-
f y -