-- ' p ' 1. lt. r D..-j. ,,.iif J ' f vpnMftWT. IJ - 1 . in KENTufcKy; ' f- 'H iS-'tesi'. oi4'nrr f their .officers' or'-' aeentn ; . oJ V f, ; i
laws of the United States.
An act to suneiid the ordjnarre nntracts o
in Conirrct niemt((I, 1 na a c.uzrns oj uic
rn?te1 States, 1iavirff the qualifications pre
scT.pd hv ' e act, entitVd An act authori-T-ntrthe
ejection of a degute from tVe Vi.
.hipan temtmy to the on
erl Stated and extendm? the rrcrlt c-f sufli
tn citizens of saul tenitQnV aoprr
citizens o saui lenrgn, supruvcu
- - ,
the sfteenth, .eighteen nun'Jreri
and nineteen,, sa" rp emi:cu , ,,y
puhHc election in tb- ternary, and shall
be epble to any oflRce therein. ;
Sec. 2. Jindrhe.it further enacted. That the
same nowers which ivere granted to the (lo
vemor, I eer'slative CouncP, and House of
J?enresentatives, of the Northwestern; tern
ton; bv the ordinance of f'onress passed
J , 1, .
on the tenth day ot July, sevemeen uuimreu
and eiffhtr-seven, and which - . powers are
transferred to the terri'ory of Mich'gan by
the act, entitled " An ?ct to divide the Tndi-i
ana temtorv, into two separate - govern-j
DiPnt,M approTe( January" the eleventh, !
eighteen hundred and five, are hereby con-,
ferred upon, and shall he etercil by. the j
Governor and a Legislative Council ; which j
fr of whom shall be a qitonm, and .who
, r - J
shall serve tor tne Terrr or xw" .ar, ir 1
nnnnted l fol V WS
to wit At the next-i
election of the defeat e to Congress from the j j
said territory, after .the passing of .this s-ct; ? j
the qualified electors shall choose, bv ballot, j
ei?':teen persons, bavins: tle qual'fic'ations j
cfelectcrs; and sich election snail oe con
ducted, certified, and the result declared, j
agrceahlv to the territorial law, prescribing ;
the mode of electinc mch delegate. iHut the
time and manner of elcc'tincr the-menders of
the l etnslative Council shall after the f rst
lection, be prescr.bed by tlie legislature A
ofthesa'd territory ; and the names of the
eiehfeen nersons, hayiner the greatest num-
ber of votes shall be transmitter, Dy ine rtj-
wTTini" ' sain nmtnn'. to the .Pres
oflheATnited States, whosbaii noniinaie, ana, .
Ivan with the advice; and consent of. the
Senate, appoint, therefrom, the said LegiS'a-
fe rnnncil i and vacancies occurnne m the .
6aid council, shall be,fi'led !n the same nian-j
fler, from the list transmitted as aforesaid : j
And theTresident shall have power, in the
recess of the Fenate, to make the appoint-
ments authorized bv this act; but -ill appoint-
m a .. 1. .flT r
mcnts, so made, shall De suomittect tot ne ae
rate' at tlieir next session, for confirmation.
The first Legislative Council shall be ussem
lled at such time and place as the Governor
shall, by proclamation, 4 designate No ses
sion in any one year, shall exceed the term
of sixty days, nor shall any act passed by the
Governor and the Legislative Council bea
liil, afer the same shall have been disapprov
ed by Congress. The members of the Le
i tislative Council shall receive two dollars
each, per day, during their attendaneat the
sessiohs thereof, and two .'..dollars for 'every
twenty mi es in going to,' and returning there
from, in full compensation for their services,
and which shall be paid by the Unired States?
Provided, I That nothing herein contained
shall be construed to aff ect the right of the
citizens of said t rritory to elect a delegate
to t 'engress ; and the duties required of the
Govenor Governor and Judges by the act
"referred to in the first! section of this act,
hU be performed by (the Govenor Gover
nor! and Legislative Council. " . j ,
Sec. 3. 'Jnd be it further enacted, That the j
powers and duties of the Judges of the said i
territory shall be regilated by such laws as ;
re, or may De, in force xnerein ; anti ine saia
Judges shall, possess a chancery, as well as
common law jurisdiction The tenure; of of
fice of the said Judges shall be limited tp four
years : and on the first day of Februaty,' one
thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, and
every foiiTyears thereafter, the office of each'j
ci tne said Judges shall become vacant ; J'ro
(led, That nothing in this act contained shall
be so construed as to deprive the Judges of
the territory of the jurisdiction conferred up
on them by the laws of the United States. 4
Sec. 4. Jnd be it further enacted That the
legislature shall have, power to submit, rat
ny time, to the people of said territory, the
Question, whether a General Assembly shall
organized agreeably to the provisions of
ne ordinance aforesaid i and, if a majontv
. f the qualified electors shall be in favor of
sucn. organization, then the powers vested
oyihisactin the Legislative Council, shall
ease and determine, and a General Assem-
rlv c1,..ll.l. j. ; r a.. :iL
v u ue orinizeu, in couiurumy wiui
.e S&irl tvtk h.'fnllAu.';
provision : The Govenor Governor of the
sid Territory shall divide the same into five
districts, and the qualified voters in each dis
trict shall elect one member of the Legisla
tive. Council, which shall possess the same
powers heretofore granted to the Legislative
Council of the Northwestern Territory ; and
members of the Council shall hold their
cinces f.ur years 1 , and, until there shall be
Vc thousand free white male inhabitant of,
twentv-one veara and nn-wards. in said Terri-
0Iy, the whole number of Itepresentativetf
ine General Assembly shall : not ,bf less
than seven nor more than nine, to behappor
oned by the Govenor Governor, to the se
cral counties in the said . Territory agreea
'y to the number pf free white males above
ue ae of twenty-one years, which they may
contain; buts after the organization ffthe
'eral Assembly, tbe apportionment of the
r'-sentation shall be made by such Assem
y : Provided, That there shall nbt be more
ffcn twelve," nor less than seven, of the whole
'ubtr of Representatives, until there shall
iL S X tnou"in" rce white male inhabitants,
"ovo the age of twentyne- years i' .aftr
tflrr of Wich!!TftT, nntwor rrner nrpos-.
,7 enif rf a v thf sennte ana uwte or
T'nitrrf State of America
which, the .number of Representatives shall
be .-regulated agreeably to the ordinance
aforesaid. :. j, '4,. . "''.. . ,
Sec. 5. Jlnd be it further enacted. That,
the Govenor f Governor of the said Territo
ry shall have jjuDwer to grant pardons i frpf
fences against thelawa of the saidTemtorV
and repneves for those .against the United
States, until the decision of the : President
theron f thereon) shall be maJe knownt .
t Sec. 6. Jind be it further etui ctqd. That so
much of the ordina ce aforesaid, and laws of
the United States, as ar inconsistent with
the provisions of thisl.acti be, and the same
are herehy, as respects the Territory of Mi-j
Sec. 7. Jlnd be it further enacted, That,
f from and after the I first day of June next,
! there shall be but one Clerk of the Silpreme
I Court of the Territory of Michigan, who
shall perform all the duties of Clerk of said
Court, whether sitting as a Circuit and dis
trict Courtj or as Judges of the? Territorial
Court. ' . V -
Sec. 8. Jind be it fvrihez enacted. That, the
accounting officers of the Treasury shall set-
tie and adjust the accounts of John J. Dem-'
ing, making hfnri a reasonable allowance for
his services as Clerk of said District and Cir-j
cuit Court, up to the first day of June next, j
avd th:it the same be paid out of any monev
111 the Treasury, not other wise appropnat
Approved, March 3, 1823.
An Act to revive, and continue in force,
,u ii if -U ...iui. j
( hip seveniu spcuon m an an, cmuifti
acts for the adjustment of land claims in
the State; of Lo-vsianaj" approved the e-
leventh Mav, eitrhteen hundred and twen- i
ty, and tor other. purposes. s
Be it enacted bv 'tlie Senate and Ifouse
t Be it enacted by; trie Senate and House of
Representatives of ythe United States of Jime ;
rica, in Congress assembled. That the seventh !
section of an act, entitled An act supple-1
mentary to t!ie several acts for, the adjust- j
ment of land chums in the State of Louisiana,-'
approved- the eleventh or Mav, one thousand
ei-ht hundred twenty, in relation' to back
conrpss'nnc he. nnrl tho same is . herebv re-1
' v'".er an(l continued" in fullorce and effect,
( for the term of eighteen months, from and
afteT the passin? of this act.
i Sec. 2. nd he it further enacted; That
so cf the lot of land on which is situa-
ted the nay store-house, in rsewrtirleans, as
may be necessary to continue the street, now
commenced, leading from' Condi-street, to
Market-habVis hereby granted to, and vested
in, the Corporation' of the City of New Or
leans, for the purpose, of continuing the said
street '.'. -'. ; ' .. '
Approved Feb. 28, 1823. t ,
An act to discontinue certain Post Roads,
: nd to estrtblisb others. ,
, Bf it' enacted' hv the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States
..of America, 'in Corrtfress assembled. That
itne louowmg posi rtiUies oe msconiiaucu,
to wit: , -r - r,j: : r. . - ;
v IN MASSACHUSETTS. . '.'.','.,.
- From Monso;. to Tahrer '
From Brimhld to Sij rr ridge.' V " ;
"IN K HO D E ' I S I-AND. : " V
From " Providence to Chepacket, in
Gloucester.-' - ; . c , ' :.
IN' PENNSYLVANIA. ;. f .
: From Oreensburgb, in vBeaver connty,
through Mount Jackson, New Castle, and
Mercerto Franklin.s " ' '' ? -.
IN NORTH-CAROLI'NA. T
So much of the route from Warrenton,
North-Carolina, to Edonton, i EdehtohJ
as lierbetwetn Halifax and MurfrceSba-
roiigh ; '' 1 ' 1 '
The route from jTarbnrough ta Scot
land Neck, and from Stantonsburer to
Fayette ville. ; . , .
y r--.-; IN KENTUCKY.
Fronfi Bowling Green, to Cory don, in
Indiana! r. ";v'( "
. - . ' I "':IN TENNESSEE. ;
t .From Lebanon to Mount Richardson.
, r - ,'. IN OHIO.
t'foni Chilicqthe, through Wilmington,
in Clinton county, and Lebanon, in War
ren County, to Cincinnati; " '
' InVhE FLORIDA S.'.'
Frnm Pensacola, to St. Mark9, thence,
to Xollutia .Dexter's, :'or. St. John's River,
and thence to S Augustine. i
oec- xx sina vc ujui tici ruiftu,
the following mail routes shall be, and the
same are hereby established, to wit :
in mains. ;
From Scowhegan Bridge, in Canaan,
Somersett county, passing thro' Madison
and Solon, to Solon Post-Office ; "
From "the town of Harmony, in the
county of Somersett, through Ripley,
Park man, Sangerville, Guilford,'" Fix
craft, and Dnver, to SeU c, in. the county
of P;nobscott f -''''. : ' " '
.From Belfast to Frankforttnrongh
Swan ville and Monroe, in lieu of the pre-
sent route,wncn is uereoy repeaiea.vv . .
. From Springfield through Wilbraham,
m a,, ; r -
Monsoh", Brimfield, f Sturbridge; & South-
bridge, to Thompson, in Connecticut, and
thence, through Chepacket, : to P oiri-
deuce, in Rhode Island, v
-... - A : Zf IN CONNECTICUT, .. V
From Spencer's Corner, in Northeast,
Dutchess . County, New-York, - by the
Meeting-House, in Salisbury, to the Post
Office in North Canaan. . ';' 1 ; ,
. . IN NEW-HAMPSHIRE. t :
s From Hancock, through btoddard, tcf l
Mrlow; , ' .. ; ,j- ' ;'- -. . .. ;.
yers location, to Littleton Post Office. :
N ".. - , , IK VERMONT.
. From Pouhncf, to Whitehall, in New
York. -r' '
From Almond bv Alfred, to Indepen-i
rence, in Allegany county ;.
From Wayne, Steuben county to Tru
oiansburgb, in Toiripkins coanty .
From Buffiloe in Erie; tn'Olean. in the
county of Citnfagus. passing through the
towns ot tianiDurgn, oosion, -rOncora,
and Elhcottsville; i
From Enfott s, by Royalton, to Hart
land Post Office, ;
From tl!e village, of Greene, in Chenan-
eo cnuntv, to Cincmnatus, in ; Courtlann
county, passing through the Big Flats, in
)he town of Smithfie!d, and Livermore's
tavern, in Germantown;
From Moreansville, at the outh of
the Monnewonta creek, in Niagara coun
ty, to Lockport.
From Ptsdafn, on the turnpike, by
Canton, to Ogdenburgh, oh the mail route
from PJattsburgb, by Ma lone, tdOgdens
burgh. ' . f "- ' ; -' -
Fiom Albany to Renslaerville, Rens
selaervillr, through the towns ot Bethle
hem and Burn, to intersect the post road i
from Albanv to Susquehanna, by the way j
of the Delaware turnpike, to Alilfordville. !
r IN PENNSYLVANIA.
From the ci?v of Lancaster, along the
White Horse House road, to where it
intersects the state road hading: from
'j From Kimberton, to the Yellow Springs;
1 From Greensburgh, in Beaver county,
tnrougn Mount Jackson and JN.ew-Ca.sile,
to Hariemburgh ;
From Warren, in the county of War
ren, to Olean, m New-York ; to pass by
the mouth of GreatU Valley and Kinkum
s ; ..;f-i:t., " j
From Mercer, in the county of Mercer,
o.Franklin, in liie cot 1 my of Venango ;
From the South Brancli of Towanda
vret K, 1. 1 nra.ui.ja county, by way ot uic
j Susquahanna and Tioga T.tirnjtikc, to El
: nura, in the state of New-Yc rk ;
j From Atienton, Lehigh county, through
Heidtlburgh township, to Manchcliunk,
; n Northahp:'o'h county. i
1 -I K NEW T F.R S K Y.
From Flagstbn to SomervitTe;
From 1 iv.nton, by Allentown & Cross
wick, to BordeiUowri. .' - --.-V
"'"i -- ?, " IN VIRGINIA J -"" .. '
From Fredericksburg, by Danielsbusg,
Orauge Springs and River Bank.Uo O-
range Court' House :
That the route from Lombardy Grove.
j,in Mecklenbnrg county, do' pass by Ha
i kinton and : Langley's old store, to Su
I ammauy, 111 said county ; "' .
That the route from Richmond to King
ana yueen Court Houst, do pass through
WaiKcrton and Mevensville ;
From Gilei Court Huse, by Charles
ingess s, Samuel : Park's, and Shoe
male b, the Falls of ;Guyaidotte, to Bar-
bersviile, m Cabell county ; -
-"'Fi-om, Boon's, iu Montgomery, to Gray-
soi. Vy'uri tiou.se ; . ,
: Fi om Hull's store, in Pendleton, to the
Court House of Pocahontas ; ;
. From New London to Calland's store,
in Pittsylvania, to pass through Leesville,
in Campbell county ;
'j From Richniond, along the road called
Le rradt s, by rowhaitan Court House, to
tarnisville, instead 01 the route now es
tablished ; w
From Richmond, Tjy Chesterfield Court
House, .Mechanics Inn, Colesville, Wil
kihsoiivULu, Geiiito "Bridge, 'Tunstilvillt
Cassell's store, Amelia Court House,
r'ameviue, ana James 1 own, to rarm
ville, instead of the route how establish
ed. . '' ' , ; v f
, i IN NORTH CAROLINA. -: J; v '
From Baltimore, Maryland; by. water.
to Norfolk, Uk Virginia; from thence.
passing through Mu r f refeshofou gh ; Hali
fax, and direct to i aruorough ; .and trom
thence, thro' Stantonsburg arid Waynes-
borough, to Fayetteville, in North Caro:
lina. . . - - ; ;
V That the route from Fayette ville to
Wadesborough, be so altered as to pass
rrom nocKingnam, Dy oneeasoorougni to
Wadesborough, ; and return by Beard s
store, Allehton, Steel's mills, and Morris's
store, to Fayetteville.
From Salisbury to Lincohrton & Wilks
borough, no established, do return to
Salisbury by Sherrell's Ford, Lincoln
county, and Mrs. Ste wart's 'in Iredell
' Sft SOUTH CAR0LrNA,Vj;f ' ?J
From Chefaw tq- Cobum's store, in
North Carolina. f
From Spartansburgh Court House to
York, by Hancockville, Gandy's store,
Hbpewell, and Thompson's tah-yard. '
IN GEORGIA. ' ' - '"-
i From Monticello to Covington, Newton
county, then to Henry Court House then
to Monroe Court House, and thence to
Monticello.-. - - . '; . ''-
-: - ' ' ; ' ; IN TENNESSEE.;, fi.jx'$$it
From Columbia; by Wayncsborough, in
v ay ue county, (narainsviue m naraiQ
county,; Perry Court Hon seV;iriPeVry
county, Lexington, ta Xetidersoqcounty,
Carroll Court Housed in' Carroll county,
and the to w n of Jackson, in Madison coun
ty, to; Memphis, in Shelby coteyJ:
, From Atnens,' formerly, Mount Plea
sant, in the county, 'of McMin, by, thfe W&f
of Columbus, tpth Spring Place, on the
Georgia rpad, in the ierokt Qatioa.v; -1
xxr. " it . .: in"
From FlemingsbiVi'g to O wingsyille, to
go alternately by its present route and by
-Poftnlar Flams, Alexande r s rnius, von
Licking, thence, to Ow?ngs ville, instead
nf the route by Anderson's mills, oti said
river. -j-,,'''.- '".-' .a '-1- ;.V"' ?k. -A
From Burksville to Knoc ville, in .Ten
nessee ; ' "r - V
From Prestonbarg, in Floyd county, to
th? court house in Pike county '., "
From Perrv court house to Mount Plea
sant, in Harlan county ; v
Fihm Bowlnig Green to Louisville, by
Woodson Wile, Monford Seville,; Elizabeth,
and the mouth of Salt river : and that the
present route from Louisville ' to Wood
vill' , be discontinued as soon as the route
now established is' carried into operation.
Fforo Hopkinsville to Eddyvillei to go
and-return by Cadiz instead of by the
Rocked Ridge, Rocky Ridge. f - .' M
Brrv:;- " ." : in onto. ; ; - . ' ."'
That the route heretofore established
from Dayton direct to Troy, shall be so
changed as to go by Uniori,tiu Montgo
mery county, and IVtilton, in Miami Coun
ty, and then to Troy ; ..,
That tbe route from Williamsburg, the
seat of just ice of Clermont county, to Le
banoii, in Warren county, shall be so al
tered as to pass through the towns of
Gheh, Hopkinsville, and Deerfield ;
From Lancaster, througii Circleville, in
Pickaway tounty, Washington, in Fayette
counfy, Wilmington, in Clinton county.
and Lebanoo, in Warren couuty, to Cin
cinnati ; ; i ' -
From. Lebanon, in Warren county, to
Hamiltonfin Butler county be continued
from Indiatiopolis, in Indiana, to Ander
son's 'P-pwh, by way of William Conner's,
once in two weeks. .
'. IN ILLINOIS. .
From Green Court house, by George.
Cadwell's, in Morgan county, to Spring-;
field, in Sangaino. county 1 ; and from Pa
lestine; to the seat of justice in Clark
county, to j the ; seat of justice in, Edgar
county ; and trom the seat of justice in
Sangamo; to Stephen Stilman's, ib JFancy
Urove; ; :- :J-: j-: ;
From Shawncetown to Hamilton, court
house ; j 'fi'-'W -' -;
From Harrison ville, by Converse's mill,
Columbia, .and i .Cahokia, to St. LouiV irt
heu of the! present! rotite from Harrison-
ville to St Louts, which is hereby discon
tinued. .. A-ij: -f':-)t?'''C
From Carrolton, by the mouth of Apple
creek, Ross s settlement in r ike- county.
in Illinois, to Lquisianaville,' in Missouri,
jind from Cole's Grove, in Pike cdunty, to
Carrolton, and the route Jfroia Alton to
Louisianaville, is hereby discontinued
I IN ALABAMA. ... ; .V,; i
Jf rom Claioorne, by the 1 ensaw, to
Blakely: i '..;. .-'" . - : v
From Tuscaloosa to. Columbus, by
Pickins' court house in lieu of the present
route, which is hereby discontinued ; ,
From GreensbOrougn, by Erie, through
w hat is called tue Forks of the Tomtwg-
bee and Black Warrior rivers, by the
Garden Soot, to the court house at Pick-
From Sti Steveh's by the' wa ofpFort
btoddart, to Mobile ; . f ,
From Fort Dale; by Emmett's Store, in
Jjuiler county, to Cahaba : r K
. : iuiii naiuuiu, 111 state uvjcuitii
by Early court house, Attawa's Store, in
Henry county, Alabama, Pike and Cov
ington court nouses, to Sparta,, and that
the rbure he re tofbre Established frm
Fort Hawkins, by Fort Ganes iGainesl
to Conicu Court house," to be discontinu?eil
IN MISSOURI. " '
i Fr6m StLouis,. to Boon ville, by Win
chester,- Mm lan Hamilton's, in the west
ern parts of St. Louis county ; Newport
theseai bfi justice froni tor ; Franklin
county ; Gasgonade, the seat of justice of
rasgonaue county ; tne city or jenerson,
the seat' of go ve rn men t of the state ; and
Marion, the seal., of justice from for J
Cole couniy. - . ' '$ -;-'
. -J IN MrCHICAN TEltRfTORT.
From Detroit, byPohtiac, to the? MUi
tary Post ataganaw. ; . v.- ?
?,lij"V;.K.T,HK- FLORIDAS.' ,'
V Frpoa Pensacola, Preolau, on' the river
St. John s, tO' St Augustine,the most toil
venient and practicable- route m tne ais
cretion of the Postmaster General. "I
Sec; $.'jtnd beittuftJier enacted. That
That all waters on which steam boats re
gularly pass. from port' to port shall be
considered, and established as post roads,
subject to the provisions contained in the
several 'acts regulating the post o&ce cs
tabushment. ac fy ;,
Apprpved-March 3, 1823; : f
Anact for the punishment of ffautls com-'
mitted oif the govern tnen of the Uni
ted Stafesr - ; f' ' ' '
TBcU endctedi'tiheiSenaii ttnd'HotCse-
of Refiresehtattvei of the United States
v f imeru!a ih Congreis assembled, Thai.
ti any persoa or persons shall fal'el make,
aUen fgepr counterfeit;br cause or
procure to be falsely made; aitereoV forirA
' - C- , ' am 'T, 11 1 rvrvt mm .1 S1aa .V'
sist in the false making, altering torgms
Or counte: feitidg, any deed powert of at
tofney, order, certificate.VeceipcorVither .
writing, for the pvvn5se ot obtaining or re -
ceiviug, or ;of euabihig auy othet person
or persons,' either directly or indirecity
to iobtaujr,ocreelfife frontthe lAUtedj
Sf atesi or'any of their officers or aeentSi
any sum nr J sums of money; ; for h all utf.;
terVorpubIKh ,as true, br aueto be ut-.:.i";
lered or published is' t rue, anVf uch fals6 f 3
fogged,? altered or j coimterfeitt! rteedi' i ; '
power of lattorhey, order, certificaiej re 1
cjeipt, or 1 othef wrinng da 1' foresaid; with '
intent to defraurl h. United States, know ;p
nig the same to be: false, altered, forged, .
or coiintprfeitpd 'r'ha!l tfAnniVv to. or ''I' "
present atdr caUse or procure. to be trAniN r
mitted io. or presented at.f ailv office or
officer of the government of the- United'
! States'. any deed, 4oWer nf attorrtcv, or-'
f j dercertificatereteipt, or other writing;
in support of, o in relation to, any.accmint '
Or claim, with initpnt tn defraVid the Uhlv I
I ted States, knowing the Sanie to he .lalsei '
! altered, forird, or counterfeited ever.
prisoned'and kept k Hard labour, for a
period not'Iess than one vear, nor more
i than ten years ; or shall be . iniprisoned-'
' rtbt exceeding five years; and firied not ex- U
ceedi n e one t hoisaud dol tars. '-' '.- : . ' .
. &c . 2, And be t further enacted T- Tbafe
if any. person or persons "ihill knowingly
"6 hi uis, ucr, or iinerr' possession, apj
false, altered, forged, or counterfeited
deed, power of attorney, ord'!r,. certificate.
receipt or other writing, for the purpose . :
v,-,,",& ix,iy jicrsun or persons, cuuer
Kiiowimr the samp 1riv hp tp3 altprpd
ferged, or untFrfaited; as' ; afpresaid; 1
wau intent to defaud the United States!
eyeryucb perW, upTonoeinst thereof dnlyv
con victedv shall !e fined and iriiorisonedai ,
r sikh person shall be deemetand adjudg 1!
red guilty of felony ji and being theroMu-.:;
i ly convicted shall be sentenced to beAm7
ireCtlV or indirer.Uir' ti nhlnih ri rereii'ft . .
from tlie United Staf. or anv of its offi- ,c
ijcers oragents; anv siim or'sumsof Irib'neV'Jrvl.":.
uiswi ci ionor ,,tne; courts acqormng to.. 7
the hajsure and aggravation bf the of r .! .
fenter.rWto j -
thing herein contained sballj be construed j ' .
to deprive the courts of thesever$ states! 1
of jurisdiction,-under the"'; jaws' $hereefjl i"
over offences declared punishable Mr thhT V. .
law. -f , v ': ..v;,;. ; - ,
-"Hproyea-iMarch 3, 1823;
An act extending the time f Jotatirig;
Vi rginia Mil itary Lano Varrants and-.
ret urninguryeysr thereon "to' the1 Gen
V Land Office. ; Wj:: , , :m
Me it enacted b 'y jhe Senate and Hobs?
of Representatives of the United- States
?f America, in Congress assembled, That'
the officers and soldiers of tha: -Virginia '
line, On the continental ' est ablishmentp
tlieir heirs or assigns,- erfpiled td bounty,
lands within tlie county reserved by the
state of Virginia,, between ;,the little Mia
mi and Scioto rivers,, shall be allowed a
further ti(ne of twoyears, fr'oin the fourth,
day of January,fron thousand eight huh-'
dred and twenty hVeetp obtain warrants'
and to co nplete their locations ;; and the?
further time qt four yea fs, from' th? fourth:
day of January,' onX thoufand eight hun- !
dred and twenty-three, to return' their
surveys and warrants, or certified copies
of warrants, to the, Generlal Lknd Office '
to obtain patents." ' V j .' "': ;" 'V'.. ;-
pec. z. jina oe it further endcted.Thatf
.the J provisions of the act, entitled AaC
act authorizing patents joj issue lands '
located anjasuryeyed, ry Virtue of certain;
Virginia resolution-warrants." passed the v?' -third
,day9f Ma-rcliie jtonsapd elghtf
hundred andeyenVhallbe revived; aho? - . "
id force ith aU its restrictions; , except '
that the respective times allowed for mat-;" .
mS jTocd tiohs, and retarrring su rvey s there- ' :
on, shall be limited.jto the terms' prescrib-' .
vu u;. me 4isi acciioii oi mis act, lormo,
location and return of! survey on -
warrants r ahd that tte 'surveys shall btf '
returned to the General LahtfOffice; Pro i -:l r
That no locationsas aforesaid, loi V-
rt ue of tbtsor the pHceding section 6f
this act,- shall be made onHfacts i -of lands' -
b'rt which patenU haU previously5 been VV'"
suedor which had beenpreyipuily sur''
ve) ed; ; ah4 any patent, wlucli may never C
theless be obtained'.fbr land' located con V
trary to the provisions of this act shall be V";:'.
considered nail and void.' !v T .-.
I Sec. 31 And be rfifrttitfeiMteti
no holder of anyWarrant which fikalcen4'--'-''-or
may be locatedshall be permitted to
withdraw or- reniove the same,' and X :
c?te ?f t -land' except in cases' .
of eviction, lu consequence ofa iegaljudg? r
ment first tthtainrA ,t- . f ..j J r -
- . 1 viwas lb UC 4UUQU '
$o interfere with arior location ahd rJ
; V CAUTIOX
xv JTbed orboard without anv ut V.
I do hereby forwai-htairpersons from let
as I will not be ltkble; for any debts bf '
dpntracting j , V:h ; ,y- , y ;
v:- ;'; i WILEY MtmRJS
Wake c'oulity'March ; HT ti . 2
jT?r FORSE Ok REttTv
IlHli Store-Hbus on Fayetteville S&
Jl. next door Above N. Hkrdhiir arf
'.. ADDlvtO X; ' .,! -' '
! VVM. HiLYVV00l; 7r?
ml:U, Tin "OT
"l :n " anX taodsheretofore sold4 ;
by the; United States, within thfe bounda-' '. '
nes of said'feservHtion; he subject v
cation by the hoid of airy such untbcatV , t
ed warrant, '..-':; ';! f ,: -
Appro ve'd-March iV 182X : ' ' : '
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