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SECTION. 2. And be it further enacted, That the collector of the 1836. port of New York, is hereby authorized and directed to extend Time extended on the payments in the manner prescribed in the first section of this act, of all other bonds given for duties at the port of New York prior to the late fire, and not provided for in the first section as aforesaid, for six, nine, and twelve months, from and after the date of payment specified in the bonds; which bonds when executed agreeably to the provisions of this section, shall be payable with interest, at the rate of five per centum per annum, which interest, shall be computed from the times the respective bonds would have fallen due, if this act had not passed; Pro- Proviso. vided however, That nothing contained in this act, shall extend to bonds which had fallen due before the 17th day of December last : Provided also, That if in the opinion of the collector Proviso. aforesaid, any of the bonds which may be given under this act or the payment of which may be postponed, shall at any time be insecure, it shall be the duty of the said collector to require such additional security as shall be satisfactory to him, and on the failure of such additional security being furnished, the payment of such bond shall be enforced forth with.

Approved March 19th, 1836.

CHAP. 43. An ACT authorizing the Secretary of War to transfer a part of

the appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities in Florida, to the credit of subsistence.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenlatites of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to transfer so much of the appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities in Florida, to the credit of subsistence, as may have been taken from the latter fund, for the former purpose.

Approved March 19th, 1836.

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CHAP. 44. An ACT to provide for the payment of volunteers and militia corps,

in the service of the United States. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians, artificers Volunteers and privates, of volunteer and militia corps, who have been in and furnished as the service of the United States, at any time since the first day infantry on the of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hun- United Staiep. dred and thirty-five, or may hereafter be in the service of the United States, shall' be entitled to and receive the same monthly pay, rations, clothing or money in lieu thereof, and forage, and be furnished with the same camp equipage, including knapsacks, as are, or may be provided by law for the officers, musicians, artificers and privates, of the infantry of the army of the United

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1836. SECTION 2. And be il further enacted, That the officers of all Officers of mount mounted companies who have been in, or may hereafter be in, companies, al- the service of the United States, shall each be entitled to receive

forage, or money in lieu thereof, for two horses, when they actually keep private servants, and for one horse when without privaie servants and that forty cents per day be allowed for the use and risk of each horse, except horses killed in battle or dying of wounds received in battle. That each non-commissioned officer, musician, artificer and private, of all mounted companies, shall be entitled to recive forage in kind for one horse, with forty cents per day for the use and risk thereof, except horses killed in battle, or dying of wounds received in battle, and twenty-five cents per day in lieu of forage and subsistence, when the same shall be furnished by himself, or twelve and a half cents per day for

either as the case may be. Allowance for tra SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That the officers, nonvelling

commissioned officers, musicians, artificers and privates, shall be entitled to one day's pay, subsistence, and other allowances, for every twenty miles' travel from their places of residence to the place of general rendezvous, and from the place of discharge

back to their residence. Volunteers or mi SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That the volunteers or Wounded or disa militia, who have been or who may be received into the service bied.

of the United States, to suppress Indian depredations in Florida, shall be entitled to all the benefits which are conferred on persons wounded or otherwise disabled in the service of the United States.

SECTION 5. And be it further enacted, That when any officer, non-commissioned officer, artificer, or private, of said militia or volunteer corps, who shall die in the service of the United States, or returning to his place of residencé after being mustered out of service or at any time in consequence of wounds received in service, and shall leave a widow, or if no widow, a child or children under sixteen years of age, such widow, or if no widow, such child or children, shall be entitled to receive half the monthly pay to which the deceased was entitled, at the time of his death, for and during the term of five years; and in case of the death or intermarriage of such widow before the expiration of five years, the half pay for the remainder of the tinie shall go to the child or children of said decedent: Provided always, That the Secretary of War shall adopt such forms of evidence, in applications under this act, as the President of the United

States may prescribe. What volunteers SECTION 6. And be it further enacted, That the voluntcers and and a these militia mentioned in the foregoing provisions of this act, called

into service before its passage, and who are directed to be paid, shall embrace those only ordered into service by the commands ing general or Governors of States and of the Territory of Florida under authority from the War Department for repressing the hostilities of the Florida Indians.

Approved, March 19th, 1836.

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CHAP. 45. An ACT to authorize the conveyance of certain lands belonging 1836.

to the University of Michigan. (Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the trustees of the University of Michigan, be and Trustees they are hereby authorized, to convey to William Oliver, by a cracks? deed signed by the president, and countersigned by the secretary of said board of trustees, the following tracts of land, lying near Toledo, on the Miami of the Lake, to wit, tracts numbered three and four, and the southwest quarter of section number two, and the west half of section number three, in township number three, within the twelve mile reservation at the foot of the rapids of the said Miami river, pursuant to a contract entered into between the said trustees, and the said William Oliver, on the twentyfourth and twenty-fifth days of October, anno Domini, eighteen hundred and thirty-four.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the act entitled An Act of March , act to authorize the sale of certain lands belonged to the Uni- 163, topenlod Fersity of Michigan, approved March third, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, be, and the same is hereby, repealed; Provided Proviro. that the product arising from the sale of said land, shall be considered, and shall constitute a part of the general funds appropriated for the University of Michigan.

Approved March 22d, 1836.

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An ACT making a further appropriation for the suppression of

Indian hostilities in Florida.

(SEC. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of five hundred thousand dollars be, and the same 9500,000. is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in addition to former appropriations, for suppressing Indian hostilities in Florida.

Approved 1st of April, 1836.

CHAP. 49. An ACT amendatory of "the act for the relief of the sufferers by

five in the city of New York,” passed March 19th, 1836.

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(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenlatires of the United States of Americu in Congress assembled, That the operation of the act entitled “ An act for the relief of acto

March 1982 the sufferers by fire in the city of New York passed the nineteenth day of March last past, shall be, and hereby is limited and confined exclusively to such bonds of the description set forth in said act, as were made and entered into at the customhouse in the city of New York prior to the sixteenth day of De

Approved April 5th, 1836.

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1836.

CHAP. 48. An ACT to silspend the operation of the second proviso, wird.

section of "An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomuic expen-
ses of Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen-
tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
That so much of the third section of the act, entitled “An act
making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of
Government for the year 1835," as provides "that the whole
number of custom-house officers in the United States, on the 1st
of January, 1834, shall not be increased until otherwise allowed
by Congress," be, and the same is hereby suspended to the end
of the present session of Congress.

Approved April 9th, 1836.

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CHAP. 49. An ACT for the relief of Henry B. Tyler, executor of Colonel"

Richard Smith, deceased.
[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen-

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2,678. Cinto be That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they paid him.

are hereby, authorized and directed to pass to the credit of Henry
B. Tyler, executor of the last will and testament of Lieutenant
Colonel Richard Smith, deceased, the sum of two thousand five
hundred and fifty-eight dollars and sixty-four cents, being the
balance remaining unpaid to said Smith of the moneys accru-
ing to him under the provisions of an act of Congress approved
on the 14th day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-
two, entitled "An act concerning officers of the marine corps,"
and to pay the same out of any money in the Treasury not
otherwise appropriated.

Approved April 9th, 1836.

CHAP. 50. An ACT to repeal so much of the acı entitled " An act transferring

the duties of Comınissioner of Loans to the Bank of the United States, and
abolishing the office of Commissioner of Loans," as requires the Bank of the
United States to perform the duties of Commissioner of Loans for the several
States

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen-
tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
That the first second and third sections of the act entitled "An
act transferring the duties of Commissioner of Loans to the Bank
of the United States, and abolishing the office of Commissioner
of Loans," passed March third, eighteen hundred and seventeen,
be, and the same are hereby repealed; and the Bank of the
United States and its several branches, and such State Banks
employed under the provisions of said act by the Bank of the
United States, as have heretofore done and performed, or are
now doing and performing, the duties of Commissioner of Loans,
shall be, and they are hereby, required to transmit to the Secre-
tary of the Treasury, immediately after the passing of this act,.

all the books, papers, and records in their possession relating to

1836. their duties as Commissioners of Loans.

Sectiox 2. And be it further enacted, That the Bank of the Banks to pay all United States and its several branches, and the State Banks em- Treasury within ployed by the Bank of the United States, performing the duties of Commissioners of Loans, shall be, and they are hereby required to pay into the Treasury of the United States, within three months after the passing of this act, all the money in their possession for the redemption of the public debt of the United States, and the interest thereon remaining in their hands, which has not been applied for by the person or persons entitled to Teceive the same.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to pay over to the person or persons entitled to receive the same, the amount so received into the Treasury by virtue of the second section of this act, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That nothing contained in this act shall be construed to authorize the appointment of a Commissioner or Commissioners of Loans in any State, District, or Territory of the United States.

Approved, 11th of April, 1836.

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CHAP. 51. An ACT L.) exiend the time for selling the land granied to the

incorporated Kentucky a ylum, for teaching the deaf and dumb. (Sec 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representalives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the further time of two years, from and after the fifth day Time of April, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, be and the 5th of April

, 1836.

two years, from same is hereby allowed the trustees of the Centre college of Kentucky, who are also trustees of the Kentucky asylum for teaching the deaf and dumb, to sell the land granted to said trustees for the use and benefit of said asylum, by an act entitled ** An act for the benefit of the incorporated Kentucky asylum for teaching the deaf and dumb," approved the fifth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six.

Approved 11th April, 1836.

CHAP. 52. An ACT making appropriations for the payment of the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six.

(Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of he United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby appropriated to be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the pensioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six;

For the revolutionary pensioners under the several acts, other $347,629 than those of the fifteenth of May, one thousand eight hundred

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