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LIBERTY... .THE CONSTITUTION.. ..UNION.
NEW BERN, FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 1833.
BY THOMAS WATSON.
Three dollars per annuni-WabI advance.
No paper will be discontinued (but at the dis
cretion of the Editor) until arrearages have been
-. BY AUTHORITY.
iavstf the united states, passed at the
slcosd session of the twenty-second
CON OR ESS
A C T toexpl tin and amend the act to alter and
aii'i i the several acts-imposing duties on imports
oiSS . Julv fourteenth, one thousand eight hun-dre-t
and thirtv-t vo, so far as relates to Hardware,
ascertain manufactures of Copper and Brass,
an i other articles. '
ne, it enacted bv the Senate and House of Re
presentatives of the United States of America
n Congress assembled, That, the provisions
ofthe tenth and twelttn clauses 01 mt- srium, mnuu
ot the. act to alter and amend the several acU impo
miit iuties on imports, parsed July fourteenth eigh
teen hundred an i thirtv two, be, aud the same are
hereby, suspended until the first day- ol June, eigh
teen hundred and thirty fou
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That
c Pi irhof the act to alter an I amend the several acts
.... : .-...a T..1., r
iiisilio' ones oil i!ujuii, jmNscu -iuiy iuc iuui-
.1.. .. I..... nn I tI-
, . j .
the i!uaes heretofore levied on copper bottoms cut
n)()11 j;lnd copper bottoms raised to the edge, and
, t:i 'iui!in cut round an ! turned upon the edge, and
M.irrs thereof, and on copper plates or sheets, weigh
in..' more than thirty-four ounces per square foot,
coinif.oiily "sdled hraziers copper, and on tobacco
leaves, or unmanufactured, be, and the same is here
'Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That
-Nothing contained in the act, ofthe fourteenth of
July, eighteen hun ired and thirty-two, to alter and
'umeiid til several acts imposing duties on imports,
plullbe construed as' to authorize the exemption
iroin the payment of duty on sheet and rolled brass,
but the same shsll he charged w.itlnhe payment of a
d-itv of twenty-fiye per centum ad valorem.
y A. STEVENSON, ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
y HU : L. WHITE,
President of the Senate pro tempore.
prowd, March 2, 1833.
A.N ACT m iking appropriations for the erection of
. .-ertain fortifications.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
prcscRtativcs of the United States of America
in, Congress assembled, That the following
turns he, and the same, are hereby, appropriated, out
of atiy money in the T i easury not otherwise appro
priat".! ; namely
For a fort on Throg's Neck, East River, New
Yrrk, twent". 'five thousadd dollars.
For p'-buikhng Fort Delaware, Delaware river,
-fifty thousand dollars.
For a (ort on Foster's Bank, Pensacola Harbor,
Florida, p.ventv-iive tliousand dollars.
ForaF rton Granule Terre, Barataria, Louisi
ana, twenty-five thousand dollars.
Approved, March 2, 1833.
AN ACT for improving the navigation of certain
rivers in the 1 erritones of Florida and Michigan
and for surveys, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States o f Amer
ca in Consrrcss assembled. That for the pur
pose-of removing obstructions, and improving the
navigation of certain rivers in the Territories of
Florida and Michigan, the following sums be, and
tney are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out ot any
csoiioy in the Treasury ; to be expended under the
airertiou of the President ofthe United State.
r or removing obstructions in, and improving the
? navigation of, the Escamiua river, five thousand do!
ror improving the navigation of Ochlochney river,
uc liiuusonu dollars.
For improving the navigation of Choctwhachie ri
yer, as recommended by the Postmaster General for
,"r fruition ot the. mail from Pensacola to Tal
Jahassee, five thousand dollars.
....proving ttw harbor at Chicago on Lake
-unigan, twenty-hve thousand dollars.
or a survey of White and Saint Francis rivers in
cut- . erraory o, Arkansa,, five hundred dollars.
Approved. Mnrrh ist'o
'roved, March 2.
AN AC f in relation to the Potomac
w it enacted bv the
Senate and Ffnusp. nf
IlPTITVo, l tt . . J
r:Wu.t uj me united States of Amer i-
.g,4-flWmWe(i. That so soon ai
J n r m 0t the Unite s Spates shall decide on i
ver ,,u-he,erectl0ft -bridge over the Potomac ri
ol hri !1U?n,onor adjoining the site of th
etl SyvortneT.Wy is here
SZtt C" -giving,
' A.nd he if A.wl i.j nni. .
t . .
wards the mn, utn enuaea, i nai io-
two hundred thoS' , u, he b the sum of
to be paid out of ,;u J ? a 18 hereby appropriated,
mv.se annmnri,: f T' "l tae 1 rurV not oth
a may be agree,) Z ZT g' ilUd ch times,
urv, ail I the contr Jt.1 1 Sretary ot the Treas-
the said Secretary satiT?Ct0rs' whosha,11
faithful performance of ff the
Approved, March 2, 1833.
Riv.rK... , : .aii."" oi the
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Be it enacted by the Senate and louse fB,
rjmntatires ofthe United St,'l?e "l
iflwaiM, That la orde .7 -a T
? V.' .wviMtSh, by causing thecut alreadT
them in V:" .V1C1 rT8 ot ablin
ivr a iree lurnDlke roa, tn tho .i;.: i '
"nine V r,iniu c.;.....c.u' . .WM'1 one
thenr r:"":iU"ul UMJ "vcr.anu:- to parehase oi
of one h n hv T 2x u roloraacV ri vei the
'vaic min ired and fi ti? thrti. .rt i . in l
Wy money 3'T,Sf0,,rratcd' j jW out of
wit s mo ;ul v i uouars oe. anrt
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That the
said sum shall be paid, from time to time, by the Sec
retary ot the Treasury, to the order ol the Lorpora
tion of Georgetown, in such sums as to enable the
said Corporation to effect the purposes aforesaid-
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That, before
the said sum be paid over to the said Coporation, it
shall pass an ordinance to make said road and bridge
free, and to be kept in repair by said Corporation for
ever. Approved, March 2, 1833.
AN ACT in addition to the Act lor the gradual im
provement ofthe Navy ofthe United States.
Re it enacted bv the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives of the United States of America in Con-
gress assembled, that tor tne gradual impruve
mento: the Navy of the United States, the sum o
five hundred thousand dollars, out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, be, and the
same is hereby appropriated, annually, for six years,
from and after the third day ol March, eignteen nun-
dred and thirty three, when the present appropriation . dollars.
expires. . For paying the balance due the commissioner for
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the ; surveying and making the road from La Plaisance
President of the United States he, and he is here-! hay to intersect the road to Chicago, within the Ter
by authorized and empowered to cause the above j ritory of Michigan, six hundred and eight dollars and
mentioned appropriation to he applied, as directed j seventy-six cents.
and prescribed by the act ofthe third of March, eigh- i For making the said-road, fifteen thousand dollars,
teen hundred and twenty seven, to which this is in ! For completing the improvement of the inland
addition, the provisions whereof are hereby, continued channel between Saint M try's and Saint John's in
in force for the term above mentioned, and to he ap- ; Florida, nine thousand dollars.
plied also to the purchase of other necessary ma- i For the completion of the removal of obstructions
terials as well as timber suitable for the construction j in the harbor and river Appilachicola, in Florida, ac
of vessels of war. cording: to the report and estimate of the engineer,
Sec. 3. And be it farther enacted, That, in addi- Lieutenant Long, eight thousand seven hundred dol-
tion to the provisions now in force on the subject of , lars, including the unexpended appropriation of last
the live oak growing on the public lands, it shall be year.
the duty of all collectors of the customs within the j For repairing the Cumberland road east ofthe
Territory of Florida, and the States of Alabama, j Ohio, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.
Mississippi, and Louisiana, before allowing a clear- j For continuing the Cumberland road in Ohio" west
ance to any vessel laden in Whole or in part with live of Zanesville, one hundred and thirty thousand dol
oak timber, to ascertain satisfactorily that such tim- j lars.
her was rut from private lands, or, if from public ones ! For continuing the Cumberland road in the State
by consent ofthe Navy Department. And it is of Indiana, one hundred thousand dollars,
hereby made the tuty of all officers of the customs, ; For continuing the Cumberland road in Illinois,
and of the land officers within said Territory and lj seventy thousand dollars.
States, to cause prosecutions to be seasonably institu- i For repairs of the Cumberland road in Vi ginia,
ted against all persons known to be guilty of depre- j thirty-four thousand four hundred and forty dollars.
dations on, or injuries to, the live oak growing on the ,
Approved, March 2, 1833.
AN ACT to improve the condition of the non-Com-missioned
officers and privates ofthe Army of the
United States', and to prevent, desertion.
Be it enacted bv the Senate and House of
Representativcs ofthe United States of America i t-four, twenty-five thousand dollars.
in Congress assembled, That, from and after For payment of balance due Joseph C. Bi own, for
the passage of this act, all enlistments in the army of: running the western boundary ""of the State of Mis
thp United States, shall he for three vears: and that souri, one hundred and forty dollars.
after the monthly pay of the non-commissioned offi-,
cers and soldiers, shall be as follows, viz. to each ser-
g.-ant major, quartermaster sergeant, and chief musi- j
cian, sixteen dollars: tjkthe first sergeant of a com pa-i
ny, fifteen dollars: t?T all other sergeants, twelve :
dollars each ; to each artificer, ten dollars : to each i
eorporal, eight dollars; and to each musician and i
private soldier, six dollars; and that all enlistments in !
the Marine Corps, shall be for lour years; and that.
the monthly pay ofthe non-commissioned officers and !
soldiers in said corps, shall he as follows, viz : to each I
sergeant major and quartermaster sergeant seven- I
teen dollars; to the drum major, fife major, the or-
derly sergeants of posts, and first seneants of guards
at sea, sixteen dollars each ; to all other sergeants, ;
thirteen dollars;, to each corporal, nine dollars: to
each musician, eight dollars; and to each private,
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That one
dollar of the monthly pay of every musictun and pri-
vate soldier, shall be retained until the expiration of
the two first years of their enlistment, when each
mall receive the twenty four dollars retained pay, '
which shall have so accrued; Provided, He shall ec. And be it further enacted, I hat the lol
have served honestly and faithfully that portion of; lowing sums be, and hereby are appropriated, to be
the term of his first enlistment.
Sec. 3. AnU be it further enacted, That every
able bodied musician or private soldier, who may re-
enlist into his company or regiment, within two
months before, or one month after the expiration of
his term ot service, shall receive two months extra
pay, besides the. pay and other a
llowances which may
bo due to him on account of thelunexnired neriod of
Sec. 4. And be it further ebiacttd, That every
able bodied musician or soldieil
who shall re-enlist
into hiscomnanv or regiment, as snecified in the third
section of this act, shall receive his full pav, at the
rate of six dollars per month, without any temporary
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted That no pre- i or alteiations and repairs in the capitol, one thou
mium to officers, for enlisting recruits, nor bounties to j sand dollars.
recruits tor enlisting, shall be allowed after the pas- 1 For alterations and repairs in the President s House,
sage of this act. five hundred dollars.
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That no per- For constructing reservoirs and fountains at the
ons who has been convicted of anv criminal of- public offices, and President's House, and enclosing
fence, shall be enlisted into the army ofthe United
Sec 7. And be it further enacted, That the sev
enth section ofthe act, entitled u An act making fur
ther provisions for the army of the United States.
passed on sixteenth May, one thousand eight nun
dred and twelve, be, and the same is hereby repealed,
Kt frnvirtprl hv a .re n pro 1 con rt martial of i hp. rrimp
.x . 1 .
Approved. March 2, 1833,
AN ACT making appropriations for carrying on
certain works heretofore commenced for the lm -
provement of harbors and rivers; and, also, for con-
tinuing and repairing the Cumberland road, and
certain Territorial roads.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re-
presentatives ot the unitea states oj America in
Congress assembled, That the following sums ot
money be, and the same are hereby, appropriated for
carrying on or completing certain works and roads
heretotore commenced, to be paid out ot any money
in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
H ir r.. !. ! 1 . k.o.inrritiir t lTn
hundred and seventy thousand dollars,
j G .
rWror- nhm i ! " 7 cl . u . , j i
T0 nrtf-v inn . . J I a. i U mi Y r-
For a pier head at Cunningham creek, Ohio, five President of the United States to cause to be perma
hundred dollar j nently constructed, a road in the Territory of Arkan-
For completing the removal of obstructions at the S S a P?int t0 P1 t0,!!!.e
mn.ithnfAsht.nhnl., u ou;. i Cn.
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For completing the improvement ofthe harbor of
Presque Isle, Pennsylvania, six thousand dollars. '
For completing the pier at the mouth of Buffalo
harbor, New York, thirty-one thousand seven hun
For improving the Entrance of Gennessee river,
New York, fifteen thousand dollars.
For completing the pier and Mole at Oswego, New
York, eight thousand four hundred dollars.
For the completion ofthe breakwater at the mouth
of the Merrimack river, four thousand nine hundred
la S 0
For the breakwater at Hyanis, Massachusetts fiVe
For improving the harbors of New C?aatl Ta.
Hook, Chester, and Port Penn, in the Delaware, four
For carrying on the improvement of Ocracoke in
let, North Carolina, sixteen thousand seven hundred
For improving Cape Fear river, below Wilming
ton, North Carolina, twenty-eight thousand dollars.
For improving the navigation of the Ohio, Missouri
and Mississippi rivers, fifty thousand dollars.
For continuing the road from Detroit to Saganaw
bay, fifteen thousand dollars.
For completing the improvement of Saint Marks
river and harbor in Florida, in addition to the unex
pended balance of former appropriations, one thou
san five hundred dollars.
For the road from Detroit to Grand river of Lake
Michigan, twenty-five thousand dollars.
For continuing the road from Detroit towards Chi
cago, in the Territory of Michiran. eitrht thousand
t or payment ol a balance due the commissioner
under the act of third March, one thousand eight nun
dred and twenty five, for marking out a road to the
confines of New Mexico, one thousand fiv nun. ired
and four dollars and fifty-four cents.
For defraying the expenses incidental to making
examinations and surveys under the act of the thir-
tieth of Anril. nrR thousand tioht hnn.-irp.t nri twnn-
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Sec-
retary ot War be, and is hereby, authorized, by and
with the approbation of the President jf the United
states to change the location ot therouteol the Cum-
oenanu roan, near oumnenanu ana v ills' mountain,
acc,,r;:,"g lo lIie survey ami report inereon oi oap-
tain UelaheH, ol the corps ol Engineers,
Approved, March 1, 1833.
AN ACT making appropriations for the Public
Buildings, and lor other purposes.
tie it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives of the United Slates of America in Con-
gress assembled, I hat lor the purpose ot completing
the buddings ot the Penitentiary, its support, the pur-
chase of raw materials to he manufactured by the
convicts, arid as compensation to Thomas Carberry,
who is hereby allowed one thousand dollars tor his
servi es in planning and superintending the erection
ol the Penitentiary, the sum of fifteen thousand four
miuureu ana anu ininy six uouars is nereoy appro-
pnated to be paid out oi any money m the ireasury
llot otherwise appropriated.
paiu ouioi any money in me i reasury uui omerwise
appropriated, lor the following purposes, that is io say:
r or dressing and laying the stone, procured lor pa-
vin the terrace ot the capitol. sev en thousand dollars.
b or enclosing and improving the public ground
i oriri i5 capitoi, two mousauu
For a pedestal wall, coping, railing, and foot Way
at the north front of the President's House, ten 'thou
For improving the capitol square, including the
j gardener's salary, and lighting the lamps, two thou-
sam1 seven hundred and hlty dollars.
For completing the regulation of the ground and
j planting, South ofthe President's House, four thou-
I 6and six hundred and sixty dollars.
and planting the fountain square, six thousand seven
hundred and twentv-three dollars.
For keeping in repair the fire engines belonging
to the public buildings, two hundred dollars.
For furnishing the President's House, to beexpen-
pended under the direction of the President, in addi-
! tiou to the proceeds of such decayed furniture, as he
; may direct to he sold, twenty thousand dollars.
T7 l t i
r or an addiutioiial uavement tor
the Statue of
vvasnington, nve thousan i uouars.
For alterations in the Representatives Hall, to ac
comodate, the twenty-third Congress, according to a
plan recommended by a Select Committee ot the
! House of Representatives of thirtieth June, eighteen
hundred and thirty two, thirteen thousand dollars,
For completing the public vault, and railing there
; on, one thousand dollars.
Approved, March 2, 1833.
luruiew,"s !.7u" " , " V
Mississippi river to William Strong s, on the St.
! ancis river in the i einiory o jxrap
t " c,w"? Ul4"-, :T 1 7 11 1 - TV
natives of me unueu v uM uj
C COO lllUVGll m. im.l. iuv " . .
I U . . I 1 1 kn i - A thn otii-rlu ii I croVr a tiniw.
priated, out of any money in the 1 reasury not other
wise aDhronriated, tor the purpose of enabling the
1 1 i .
01 VV Uliam oiro.lg, on uieourraueis iivci, or
i. Ic o,-ith nlhor rwint rTl Inp oiitip Hs
wards such other point on the same as the engineer
appointed to report thereupon may recommend, lor
the purpose of establishing a constant communication
from the point above named, towards Little Rock, in
the said Territory: Provided, That the said sum be
expended under the direction of such military engi
neer as the President may appoint: And provided,
also, That no part ofthe said sum of money shall be
expended until a careful survey and estimate shall
have been made ofthe cost ofthe road by a compe
tent engineer, and that the said survev and estimate
Bhall have been previously submitted to, and appro
ved by, the Secretary of War, and the President of
i toeAUpeTMarch 1833.
AN ACT establishing a Port of Entry and Delive
ry at the village of Fall River in Massachusetts,
and discontinuing the office at Dighton. '
Be it enacted by the Senate ami House of Repre
sentatives of the United States of America in Con
gress assevibted, That there shall from and after
the first day of April next, be established in the vil
lage of Fall River, near the mouth of Taunton Great
River, in Massachusetts a port of entry and delivery.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the office
ofthe collector ofthe customs in Dighton, Massachu
setts, shall, from and after the first day of April next,
Approved, March 2, 1833.
AN ACT to authorize the President of the United
States to exchange certain lands belonging to the
Navy Yard at Brooklyn, for other lands contigu
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives of the United Stales of America in Con
gress assembled. That the President of the United
States be, and he is h rehy, authorized to execute a
conveyance to the Corporation of the village of
Brooklyn, in the State of New York, ofthe interest
ofthe United States in certain lands forming a part
of the navy yard at said village of Brooklyn, and
designated in a petition from sai l Corporation to Con
gress, on condition that said Corporation convey a
good title to the United States of such other property
contiguous to said yard, and obtain releases to the
Unite ! States certain parts of said yard now in con
troveisy, so that, in his opinion, the conveyances
irom said Corporation shall he equally benehcial to
the United States as the property granted to said
Approved, March 2, 1833.
ACT for the more perfect Defence ofthe Fron-
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives ofthe United States of Ame
rica in Congress assembled, That in lieu of
the battalion of mounted rangers authorized by the
act ot the 15th June, one thousand eight hundred an
thrity-two there be a -egiment of dragoons, to be com
posed and organized as follows, to wit : one cnlonel,
one lieutenant colonel, one ma jor, one quartermaster
sergeant, an ! two chief buglers, one adjutant, who
shall he a lieutenant, one igeant-major, one cji'ei'
musician, and leu companies; each company to con
sist of one captain, otu- first lieutenant, and one second
lieuten nt, exclusive of the lieutenant who is to he
the adjutant of the regim nt ; four sergeants, one ofj
whom shall actasquarterin .st 'r-sergeant tothe com
pany, four corporals, two huglers, one farrier and
blacksmith, and sixty privates.
Sec 2. And be it further enacted, That the
officers, con-commissioned officers, musician, and
privates, when mounted, be entitled to the same pay
and emoluments as was allowed to dragoons during
the war, and when on foot, the e;fme pay and emolu
ments as was allowed to the officer. non-commission-ed
officers, musicians and privates of a regiment of
infantry; and that, of the farrier and blacksmith be
alia wed the same pay and allowances as are allowed
to an artificer of artillev.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the sai
regiment of dragoons shall be liable to serve on horse
or foot, as the President may direct, shall be sub'ject
tothe rules and articles of war. he recruited in the
same manner, and the same limitations ; that the
officers, non-com missioned officers, musicians, farriers,
and privates shall he entitled to the same provisions
for widows and children, and the same allowances
and benefits in every respect, as are allowed the
other troops constituting the present military peace
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the
President ofthe United States te authorized to carry
into effect this act, as soon as he may deem it expe
dient, and to discharge the present battalion of
mounted rangers, on their being relieved by the said
regiment of dragoons.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the
sum required to carry into effect the provisions of
this act, is hereby appropriated, in addition to the ap
propriations, for the md'tary establishment for the
year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three.
Approved, March 2, 1833.
AN ACT to create sundry new land offices, and to
alter the boundaries of other land offices of the
Resolved, by the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That so much of the
lands ceded to the United States by the treaties made
and concluded with the Choctaw tribe of Indians
near Doak's Stand, on the eighteenth day of Octo
ber, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, and at
Dancing Rabbit creek, on the twenty-seventh day of
September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty,
as is situated north of the line dividing townships
nineteen and twenty, and west of the line dividing
range seven and eight, east, be, and the same is
hereby established into a land district, to be designa
ted as 'the north-western district.
See. 2. And be it further enacted, That so
much of the land ceded by the Choctaw tribe of In
dians to the United States, by said treaty of tiie
twenty-seventh day of September, one thousand
eight hundred an J thirty, as is situated west of the
basis meridian, and south of the dividing line be
tween townships nineteen and twenty, north, be, and
the same is attached to the Choctaw district, estab
lished by an act ofthe seventh of May, eighteen
hundred and twenty-two.
Sec. 3. And be it f urther enacted, That so
much of the lands ceded to the United States, by
said treaty of the twenty-seventh of September,
eighteen hundred and thirty, as is situated north of
the dividing line between townships seven and eight,
east of the basis meridian, and south of the north
western district, and the southern boundary of the
lands ofthe Chickasaw tribe of Indians, shall consti
tute a land district to be designated as the north
eastern district; and the lands of the United States
in the counties of Monroe and Lowndes, now subject
to sale in the Choctaw district, shall, from and alter
the first day of May next, be subject to sale at the
land office in the said north-eastern district; and it
shall be the duty of the Register at Mount Salus,
under instructions from the Commissioners of the
General Land Office, to transfer all such books, maps,
records, field notes, and plats, or transcripts thereof
relating to the surveys of the public lands in Monroe
and Lowndes counties, to the Register of the north
eastern district, as may be necessary to enable him
to comply with the provision oi mi i
That so much
Sec. 4. And be it further enacteu,
nfihpft,wl(U tnt hP United States, by the said
treaty of the twenty-seventh of September, eiRh -
dividing line between townships seven and eight be
teen hundred and miny, n it .3
attached to, and constitute a pen o., iw .ygusia
nitiUAnd be it further enacted, That, for the
disposal ofthe public lands in the j northeastern and
ifH7Ptrn districts, a land office" shall be estah-
lished in each, at euch convenient plaCe as the Presi-'
dent of the United States may designate ; and, for
each of said offices, a Register and Receiver shall
be appointed by the President," by and with the ad
vice and consent of the Senate, who shall severally v
give bond and security, according to law, before- en
tering on the duties of their respective ofLcet:
They shall receive the same compensation, fees, La,P,?
emoluments, and shall perform similar duties, and
possess the same powers, with all other Registers '
and Receivers of public moneys of the Unitea State
and shall, in all respects, be governed by the laws of
the United States providing for the sale of public
Sec. 6. And be.it further enacted That so mtich
ofthe Edwardsville land-district as lies north and
northwest ofthe Illinois river, between said river anu
the Mississippi, and the same is hereby, attached to
the Quincy land district, in the State of Illinois; and
that ranges one and two west of the third principal
meridian embracing all townships from the base line
to the southern boundary ofthe Sangamon land dis
trict be and the same is hereby, attached the Van
dala land district in said State. The said transfer,
to be effected under the directions ofthe Secretary of
Sec. 7. And be it further enactea, mat aujne
lands situated south of the district line, and soutn
ofthe dividing line between townships twenty and
twenty-one, and north of the line dividing townsnips
eleven and twcie, ana wesi oi tine uue uivium
ranges nine and ten west, to the west boundary line
of the State of Alabama, shall constitute, a laud dis
trict, to be known and called the Demopolis dis
trict. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted That the
lands in the United States, in the counties of Green
and Marengo, now subject to sale in the Tuscaloosa, -Cahavvba,
and Saint Stephen's land districts, as com
prehended in the above described district: Provided.
That the land district, hereinafter created by the
tenth section of this act, shall he bounded on the south
ley the line dividing townships twenty-six and twenty-seven,
and on the east by the line dividing ranges
six and seven, and-the lands in said district now in
market shall be subject to entry at the land offices nr
at Crawfor sville and Fort Wayne as heretofore, un
til, the fi.st day ol July next, and no longer; shal
from and aft er the first day of June next, be subject U
sale at the land office in the said Demopolis land dis
trict; and it shall he the duty of the Registers, oi
Tuscaloosa, Caha wba, and Saint Stephens, under in
structions from the Commissioner of the General
Land Office, to transfer all such books, maps, records,
field notes, and plats, or transcripts thereof, relating
to the surveys of the public lands hereby added to the
said Demopolis land district, to die Register of the
Demopolis land district.
s;ec. 9. And be it further enacted. That
there shall be a Register and Receiver appointed for
the said land district, with the same compensation,
fees, and emoluments, and who shall perform all the
duties usually performed by Registers and Reciver
appointed to surperintend the sale ofthe public land
ol" the United States.
Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That all
that istrict of country, in the State of Indiana, lying
west of the line Dividing ranges seyen and eight ear
of the second principal meridian, and north of the line
dividing 'townships twenty-four and twenty-five.
i shall form a separate land district ; and the office fot
the sale and disposal of all the public, lands in said
district, shall be, and hereby is established at Laporte:
and for said land office, a Register and receiver shall
be appointed in like manner, and be subject to like
rules atd regulations, aud'receive the same salary,
fees and compensation for thehHservices as is designa
ted and provided for in other cases by the fifth section
of this act ; and it shall be the duty ofthe Secretary ol
the 1 reasury, as soon aait can be done, to cause tne ne
cessary tract, books, plats, maps, and surveys of the
public lands in said district, to be filed in said office :
Provided That the President may, whenever, in his
judgment, the public interest and the convenience of
the people, require it, remove said office to a more
central and suitable plaice in said dis rict.
Approved, March 2, 1833.
AN ACT prolonging the Second Session ofthe Fifth
Legislative Council ofthe Territory of Michigan.'
Be it enact "d by the Senate arid House of Repre
sentatives of tlie United States of America iri Con
gress assembled, That the Legislative Council of the
Territory of Michigan, now in session, be, and is here
by authorized to continue its present session thirf
days beyond the time now limited by law.
Sec . And be it further enacted, That, for the
purpose of defraying the incidental expenses, and fbi
paying the members ot said Legislative Council loi
the additional time employed as aforesaid, the sum o:
two thousand dollars be.
and is hereby, appropriated.
Treasury not otherwise an-
out ol any money in tne l reasury
Approved, March ,2, 1833.
AN ACT in addition to, and in alteration of, an ac:
enitled " An uct yesting in the Corporation of the
City of Washington all the rights ofthe Washing
ton Canal Company," and for other purpose.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Hous&of Re
presentatives of the United States of Amer ice
in Congress assembled, That the Secretary
of the Treasury is hereby authorized to pay, out .,
any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise etpproprb.
ted, unto the Mayor, Aldermen, arid Common Coun
cil, ofthe city of Washington, the sum of one hundred
and fifty thousand dollars, to aid them in fulfilling ti..
objects and retirements of an act eDtited " An in
vesting in the Corporation ofthe city of VV ashmgtoi;
all the rights of the Washington Canal Compan) .
andlfor other purposes,- approved May thirtv-first, one
thousand eight hundred and thirty two: Provided,
That the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Coun
cil, relinquish all title to the land vested in them b
the eighth section 01 u.c ati aw. uio.
the sum herein granted snau ue appiuiu 10 pay ant;
extinguish any debt which has been, or may be con
tr-Aripd in the purchase either of the Washington Ci
ty Canal, or in the Completion ofthe same, and ehal'"
not be applicable to any other object or purpose until
said debts he extingufshed. ...
Sec. 2, And be it further enacted, Thatrtht
Commissioner of the Public Buildings is hereby au
thorized to cause all the open grounds belonnincr tv
the United States which, in the original plan ofthe -city,
were reserved for public walks, Iving betweer '
the dryland and Perinsylvania Avenues, to be en
closed with a wooden fence, and to lay down the same
according to such plan lor the improvement tliereo'
as the President of fhe United' States may approve'.
in (j.ck, mm iuwiaw,- u oy sunaDie paths and road.
tf0r mtercouree and recreation. Provided, Tha-
uic uuU uui uc more man mree streets or ioau
across the same to connect the, streets on tlie nortl '
and south sides of said public : grounds.
. SeP- 3. Ari(f be ii further enacted, That there
be paid out of any unappropriated money in the Trea
sury, for the purposes of the second section t)fthis ac-
tue-samoj nve mousana donars.'
rcvcA March 2, 1833.
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