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For two additional interpreters, six hundred dollars.

For building a dormitory at Mackinac, and for stoves and furniture, four thousand eight hundred dollars.

For the keeper of the dormitory, six hundred dollars.

For one hundred and fifty cords of wood for the doraitory, three hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For two farmers, one thousand dollars.
For two assistant farmers, six hundred dollars.
For two mechanics, twelve hundred dollars.
For carrying into effect the eighth article of said treaty, viz:

For the expenses of a delegation of twenty Indians, with an officer, three assistants, an interpreter, a guide with two assistants to explore the country, and for the purchase of horses, and other expenses incidental to the expedition, twelve thousand dollars.

For payment of such improvements as give additional value w the land ceded twenty thousand dollars.

For payment for the church on the Cheboigan, nire hundred dollars.

For extinguishing the claim of certain half-breeds, in lieu of reservations, according to the ninth article of said treaty, viz:

To Rix Robinson, in lieu of a section at thirty-six dollars per acre, twenty-three thousand and forty dollars.

To Leonard Slater, in trust for Chiminoaoquat, one section at ten dollars per acre, six thousand four hundred dollars.

To John A. Drew, one and three quarter sections at four dollars per acre, four thousand four hundred and eighty dollars.

To Edward Biddle, one section at three dollars per acre, one thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars.

To John Holiday, five sections at one dollar twenty-five cents per acre, four thousand dollars.

To Eliza Cook, Sophia Biddle, and Mary Holiday, one section each, at two dollars and fifty cents per acre, four thousand eight hundred dollars.

To Augustin Hamelin, Jr. two sections at one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, one thousand six hundred dollars.

To William Lusley, Joseph Daily, Joseph Trotier, and Henry A. Lenake, two sections each, at one dollar and twenty.five cents per acre, six thousand four hundred dollars.

To Luther Rice, Joseph Leframbois, Charles Butterfield George Moran, Louis Moran, G. D. Williams, and Daniel Marsac, one section each, at one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, five thousand six hundred dollars.

For payment to the chiefs on ratification of the treaty, according to the tenth article of the same, thirty thousand dollars.

For life annuity to two chiefs, provided for in the eleventh article of said treaty, one hundred and fifty dollars.

For expenses attending the conclusion of the treaty at Washington, according to the twelfth article of the same, fifteen thonsand four hundred and three dollars and twenty-five cents.

For transportation and other incidental expenses in executing said treaty, two thousand dollars.

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Provided, however, That no part of the above appropriations 1936. fo: carrying into effect the treaty, with the Chippewas and Otta- Droviso. was, shall be drawn from the Treasury except what may be necessary for the expenses of collecting and subsisting the Indians, and for the expenses of concluding the treaty, heretofore incurred, and to enable a commissioner to proceed to Michilimackinac for the purpose of examining the claims of the half breeds, until the assent of the said Indians shall be given to the change proposed by the resolution of the Senate. Arrangemer.ts may be made under the direction of the President for paying to the Indians the money and goods as soon as their assent to such change is given. But no responsibility in relation to such delivery shall be incurred by the United States previous thereto, nor shall the said commissioner enter upon his duties.

For carrying into effect the stipulations of the third article of the treaty concluded with the Swan creek, and Black river bands of the Chippewa nation, of the ninth of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, viz:

For an advance in money on the ratification of the treaty, two $2,500. thousand five hundred dollars. For the purchase of goods, four thousand dollars.

84,000. For expenses of the treaty, the journeys of the Indians to and $3,802 67. from Washington, subsistence and other expenses, three thousand eight hundred and two dollars and sixty-seven cents.

For transportation and incidental expenses, one thousand dol- $1,000. lars.

For carrying into effect the stipulations of the treaties concluded with certain bands of the Pottawatamie Indians of Indiana, in March, and April, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, viz:

For payment of the sum stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-sixth March, eighteen hundred and thirtysix, with Mes-qua-back and his band, for a cession of land to the United States, iwo thousand five hundred and sixty dollars.

For payment of the sum stipulated in the third article of the $2,560. treaty of the twenty-ninth March, eighteen hundred and thirtysix, with Wawkewa and his band, for a cession of land to the United States, two thousand five hundred and sixty dollars.

For the payment of the sum stipulated in the second article of $11,520. the treaty of eleventh April, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, with Aub-ba-naub-ba and his band, for a cession of land to the Cnited States, eloven thousand five hundred and twenty dollars.

For payment of the sum stipulated in the second article of the se,40. treaty of twenty-second April, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, with Kee-waw-nee and his band, for a cession of land to the Cnited States, six thousand four hundred dollars.

For payment of the sum stipulated in the second article of the $1,920. treaty of twenty-second April, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, with Nas-waw.bee and his band, for a cession of land to the United States, one thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars.

For expenses attending the negotiation of the said treaties with $636 75. the Pottawatamies, six hundred and thirty-six dollars and seventy-five cents,

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1836. To defray the expense of removing the Choctaw Indians re$30,000. siding in the State of Mississippi to the country provided for

them, west of the Mississippi river, thirty thousand dollars. Secretary of War Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of War be close account, is hereby authorized to direct the account to be closed, upon the

production of proper vouchers, for blankets delivered to the Che

rokees by order of the commissioner. $8,000 for pen.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the pension allowed G. Morgan opcolonel by an act of the present session of Congress to Colonel Gideon

Morgan, shall be paid to him from the date of his disability, to the twenty-seventh of March eighteen hundred and fourteen, agreeably to the fourteenth article of the said treaty with the Cherokees; and that the sum of eight thousand dollars be appro

priated for that purpose. Money not to be SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That no part of the appromattern"Creeks. priation heretofore made, för the eastern Creeks shall be paid to

any Indians who have been engaged in hostilities against the United States, unless in such change of circumstances as may induce the President of the United States to direct the same to be paid. Provided however, That the whole of the annuity due to the Seminole Indians and to the eastern Creeks may be paid to the friendly portion of those tribes respectively, unless other

wise directed by the President. Money appropri: SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That the funds appropriated for removal ated by the act of June, fourteenth eighteen hundred and thirty

six, entitled “ An act making appropriations for the current expenses of the Indian Department for Indian annuities and other similar objects for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six, for the removal of the Winnebago Indians, may be expended upon such of the said Indians as actually remove, and upon no others. And the said Indians shall be removed either to the neutral ground or such country as may be assigned to them by treaty on the southwest side of the river Missouri.

Approred July 2, 1836.

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of Winnebagoes, how to

be expended.

CHAP. 268. An ACT making appropriations for certain fortifications of the

United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and for other purposes.

[SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the

Treasury, for certain fortifications, viz: 8100,000), Castle For the preservation of Castle Island and repairs of Fort IndeIsland

pendence, Boston harbor, one hundred thousand dollars. $200,000,

For Fort Warren, Boston harbor, two hundred thousand dol.

lars. $200,000, Adams.

For Fort Adams. Rhode Island, two hundred thousand dollars. $100,000,

For Fort Schuyler, East river, New York, two hundred thouSchuyler.

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For Fort Delaware, Delaware river, one hundred and fifty 8150,000, thousand dollars.

For Fort Calhoun, Virginia, one hundred and fifty thousand $150,000, collars.

For Fort Caswell, Oak Island, North Carolina, sixty thousand $60,000, Fort Cardollars.

For fortifications, Charleston harbor, South Carolina, and pre- 8150,000, servation of the site of Fort Moultrie, one hundred and fifty thou-bor. sand dollars.

For Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island, Georgia, one hundred and $170,000, Fort Puseventy thousand dollars.

For Fort Pickens, Pensacola, Florida, fifty thousand dollars. $50,000,

For the fort at Foster's Bank, Florida, one hundred and sixty 160,000, Fori at thousand dollars.

For incidental expenses attending repairs of fortifications, and s100,000, Incidenfor the purchase of additional land in their neighborhood, one hundred thousand dollars.

For contingencies of fortifications, ten thousand dollars. $10,000, Contin.

For the purchase of land and the right of way on Throg's $2,000, Re-approPoint, in Long Island Sound, being the balance of the appropria-Throg's Poin. tion of one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, carried to the surplus fund the first of January, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, two thousand dollars.

And the following sums, necessary to close accounts in the To elose accounts Office of the Third Auditor, viz:

For a fort on Cockspur Ísland, Georgia, two thousand three s2,308 56, Fort on Lundred and eight dollars and fifty-six cents.

Cockspur Island For contingencies of fortifications, sixty-one dollars and eight 861 as, cents.

For fortifications at Pensacola, one thousand two hundred and $1,223 31, Forriti twenty-three dollars and thirty-one cents.

For the armament of fortifications, in addition to the amount $400,000, Armaincluded in the bill making appropriations for the support of the money forrificaarmy for one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, including cannon, mortars, howitzers, gun carriages, huwitzer carriages, mortar beds, powder, cannon balls, shells, and for the transportation of ordnance and ordnance stores; and for the purchase of twenty acres of land adjoining the Kennebec arsenal, Maine ; and the purchase of land and enclosing the rear of the public ground with a brick wall and coping at the Frankford arsenal, Pennsylvania; and constructing a forging shop, one story high, seventy-five by forty feet, of brick, at the arsenal, Watertown, Massachusetts; and in the purchase of a steam-engine of eight horse power; and for the quarters of officers at Fort Monroe arsenal, four hundred thousand dollars.

For Fort McHenry, Redoubt Wood, and Covington Battery, $50,000, Port, de Dear Baltimore, fifty thousand dollars.

For Fort Monroe, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. $150,000,

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1836. For knapsacks and camp equipage, authorized by the act

Knap approved nineteenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and sacks, &c.

thirty-six, for volunteers or militia, fifty-two thousand seven hun

dred and five dollars. $102,305, Accou. For accoutrements for the army, one hundred and two thou

sand three hundred and five dollars. $42 26, Purchase For the purchase of sites, and the construction of arsenals

, for Arkansas, &c.

the deposite of arms in Arkansas, Missouri and at Memphis, in Tennessee, forty-two thousand two hundred and fifty-six dollars

. Proviso. Provided, That the cost of such arsenals shall not exceed four

teen thousand dollars each. $ 22,400, Fire En For the purchase of twenty-eight fire engines, and the neces.

sary apparatus, twenty-two thousand four hundred dollars. $1,100,

For store-houses at Newport, Kentucky, one thousand five bouws, Newport,

hundred dollars.

For purchasing seven acres of land, including the site of the Louis, Missouri powder magazine attached to the arsenal at Saint Louis, Missouri, Proviso. Provided the same shall be ascertained not to be on land of the

United States, two thousand one hundred dollars. $450, Piazza, Au. For erecting a piazza in front of the building occupied as bar

racks by the troops at Augusta arsenal, Georgia, four hundred

and fifty dollars. $ 5.000, Fort Je.

For barracks, quarters, store-houses, hospital, stables, and materials for the same, at Fort Jesup, Louisiana, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For rebuilding the wharf, and materials for the same, at Fort Wolcott, Newport, Rhode Island, five hundred dollars.

For constructing a wood yard, and a wood-yard wharf, and for materials for the same, at Fort Monroe, Virginia one thousand

dollars. $1.000, Port Se. For constructing a wharf, and for materials for the same, at

Fort Severn, Maryland, one thousand dollars. $5.000 Fort Brady. For rebuilding and repairing barracks, quarters, the hospitals,

store-houses, and materials for same, at Fort Brady, Michigan Territory, five thousand dollars.

For the purchase of land adjoining Fort Sullivan, and the buildings thereon, three thousand seven hundred and fifty doHars.

For the following objects, in addition to former appropriations

for the same: $77,897. Armory For national armory at Harper's Ferry, seventy-seven thousand Harper's Ferry. eight hundred and ninety-seven dollars. $15,000, Armory For national armory at Springfield, forty-five thousand dollars. al Springfield. $137,190, Light

For the purchase or manufacture of light brass and iron field artillery, &c.

artillery, and for construction of field artillery carriages, caissons, and travelling forges, one hundred and thirty-seven thousand one

hundred and ninety dollars. 112,000, Furnaces For the construction of furnaces for heating cannon balls,

twelve thousand dollars. Prezident Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the President of the Take care ne ders of United States is hereby authorized, under the restrictions of the

act of the first of May, eighteen hundred and twenty, to make transfers from one hcad of appropriations for fortifications, to that

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