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CHAP. 82. An ACT to provide for the payment of expenses incurrei and

supplies furnished on account of the militia or volunteers received into the service of the United States for the defence of Florida.

(Sec 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to cause Secretary of War to be paid the expenses that have been incurred, and the supplies.cature experiment that have been furnished, in the States of South Carolina, Geor-paid. gia, Alabama, Louisiana, and the Territory of Florida, on account of the militia or volunteers. received into the service of the United Stales for the defence of Florida. Provided, That the accounts Proviso. for these claims shall be examined and audited at the Treasury,

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That' the Secretary of Militia and volunWar be authorized to cause the militia called out to defend East discharged to be Florida, by Generals Clinch and Hernandez, or by the Governor pait of Middle and West Florida, and such other militia and volunteers as have been received and mustered into the service of the United States and regularly discharged, to be paid in like manner with the volunteers and militia ordered into service under orders from the War Department. Approved, May 28th, 1836.

as in other cases.

CHAP. 83. An ACT for the relief of Silas Fisher, a Choctaw Indian. Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the location of the reservation secured to Silas Fisher, by location of reserthe second article of supplement to the treaty of Dancing Rabbit vation confirmed. creek, concluded with the Choctaw Indians, on the twenty-eighth day of September, eighteen hundred and thirty, and recognised by the act of Congress, of the thirteenth of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, which has been located on the north half of section fifteen, and the south half of section ten, ship twenty-four, range eight west of the northwestern district of the State of Mississippi, be, and the same is hereby confirmed, and a patent may issue, as in other cases, agreeably to said treaty.

Approved, May 28th, 1836.

town.

CHAP. 81. An ACT for the relief of Moses Bliss. Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represenbutives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby autho- 8140.56 in be altized and directed to cause to be paid to Moses

Bliss, late deputy bowed and pai 10 marshal of the district of Vermont, out of any money remaining the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred and forty dollars and fifty-six cents, being the amount of lees due him on certain process and executions in favor of the United States, which were served and executed by him while deputy marshal aforesaid ; which fees were charged in his ac

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count, and disallowed by the accounting officers of the Treasu Department

Approved, 7th of June, 1836.

CHAP. 85. An ACT w provide for the payment of certain pensioners in

Siates of Virginia and Ohio.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represe

tatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembl A pension agence: That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, authorized a at Wheeling. empowered to establish a pension agency at the city of Wheeli

in the State of Virginia, for the payment of pensioners of United States resident in the counties of Brooke, Ohio, Marsha Tyler, Wood, Lewis, Harrison, Randolph, Preston, and Mono galia, in Virginia, and Belmont, Jefferson, Guernsey, Harriso and Monroe, in the State of Ohio: Provided, That the establis ment of such agency can be made and continued without char to the United States.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of t Treasury be, and hereby is, authorized to make the necessa arrangement for the payment of said pensioners.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That this act shall ta effect from and after the first day of August

, eighteen hundr and thirty-six.

Approved, June 7th, 1836.

Proviso.

CHAP. 86. An ACT to extend the western boundary of the State of Missot

to the Missouri river.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represt tatives of the United States of America in Congress assemble That when the Indian title to all the lands lying between t State of Missouri, and the Missouri river shall be extinguish the jurisdiction over said land shall be hereby ceded to the Su of Missouri, and the western boundary of said State shall then extended to the Missouri river, reserving to the Unit States the original right of soil in said lands, and of disposing the same: Provided, That this act shall not take effect unult President shall by proclamation, declare that the Indian title said lands has been extinguished ; nor shall it take effect ur the State of Missouri shall have assented to the provisions of't act.

Approved 7th of June, 1836

Proviso.

CHAP. 87. An ACT to carry into effect a convention between the Un

States and Spain.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repres

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembl A corumissioner, That the President of the United States, by and with the ady clerk to'be ap and consent of the Senate, shall appoint one commissioner, wh

duty it shall be to receive and examine all claims which may

pointed

presented to him under the convention for the settlement of 1936. claims between the United States of America, and her Catholic Majesty the Queen of Spain, concluded at Madrid on the seventeruth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and thirtyfour, which are provided for by the said convention, according to the provisions of the same, and the principles of justice, equity and the law of nations. The said commissioner shall have a secretary, versed in the Spanish and French languages, and a derk

, both to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate; and the commissioner, secrelary, and clerk, shall, before they enter on the duties of their bifices, take oath well and faithfully to perform the duties thereof. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said com mis- Commissioner 19 Honer shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to make all make rules and leedful rules and regulations, not contravening the laws of the and, the provisions of this act, or the provisions of the said konvention, for carrying his said commission into full and comalete effect.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the commissioner, Commissioner to a to be appointed, shall attend at the city of Washington, and aftewashingtonity lis salary shall begin to be allowed within thirty days after his ppointment; and within twelve months from the time of his ktendance as aforesaid, he shall terminate his duties. And the Secretary of State is required, as soon as the said commissioner hall be appointed, to give notice of his attendance at Washingon as aforesaid, and to be published in two newspapers in the ity of Washington, and in such other newspapers as he may Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That all records, docu- Records and dotents

, or other papers, which now are in, or hereafter, during livered to him. continuance of this commission, may come into the possesion of the Department of State, in relation to such claim, shall e delivered to the commissioner aforesaid. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the compensation Compensation . f the respective officers for whose appointment provision is nde by this act, shall not exceed the following sums, namely: Lo the said commissioner, at the rate of three thousand five hunIred dollars per annum; to the secretary, at the rate of two housand dollars per annum; and to the clerk, at the rate of iteen hundred dollars per annum. And the President of the United States shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to make such provision for the contingent expenses of the said commis

shall appear to him reasonable and proper; and the said salaries and expenses shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That it shall be law - Duties of the Se. ful for the Secretary of the Treasury to cause the inscrip- cretary tion or inscriptions which shall be issued by the Spanish Government, in pursuance of the aforesaid convention, to be 다. deposited in the archives of the Legation of the United States, at Paris, until otherwise ordered by the President of the United Mates; and it shall also be lawful for the Secretary of the Ter.

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report, &c.

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moneys which may from time to time be paid in pursuance of the said convention, to be duly received and accounted for at Paris, and the same to be remitted, on the most advantageous terms, to the United States of America ; and the said moneys, so received and remitted, shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States, and the same are hereby appropriated to be distributed and paid to those authorized to receive them, according

to the provisions of this act. Commissioner 10 Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the commissioner

aforesaid shall report to the Secretary of State a list of all the several awards made by him, a certified copy of which shall he hy the said Secretary of State transmitted to the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall thereupon distribute in ratable proportions, among the persons in whose favor the award shall have been made, such moneys as may have been received into the Treasury in virtue of this act, according to the proportions which their respective awards shall bear, to the whole amount then received ; first deducting such sums of money as may be due the United States from said persons in whose favor said awards shall be made; and shall cause certificates to be issued by the Secretary of the Treasury, in such form as he may preseribe, showing the proportion to which each may be entitled of the amount that may thereafter be received ; and on the presentation of the said certificates at the Treasury, as the nett proceeds of the general instalments, payable by the Government of Spain, shall have been received, such proportions thereof shall be paid to the legal holders of the said certificates.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That all communications ree of postage

to and from the secretary of the commissioner appointed under this act, on the business of the commission, shall pass by mail free of postage.

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That, as soon as said commission shall be executed and completed, the records, documents, and all other papers in the possession of the commission or its officers, shall be deposited in the office of the Secretary of State.

Approved 7th of June, 1836.

Comunications

CHAP. 83. AN ACT making appropriations for the current expenses of the

Indian Department, for Indian annuities, and other similar objects, for the year che thousand eight hundred and thirty-six.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Amterica in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriuted, for the objects hereinafter mentioned, to be paid out of any

money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated ; that is to say: $13,500. Pay of For pay of the Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis, Superintendente and Agents and the several Indian Agents, as provided for by the act of thir

tieth June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, thirteen thousand five hundred dollars.

or

Wisconsin.

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For the payment of a clerk in the office of Superintendent of 1836. Indians Affairs for the Territory of Wisconsin, eight hundred 9300, pay of clerk

in Territory dollars.

For the pay of Sub-agents, allowed by same act, ten thousand $10,000, pay of dollars.

For the pay of Interpreters. allowed by same act, seven thou- $7,000, pay sand eight hundred dollars.

For presents to Indians, authorized by same act, five thousand $5.000presents to dollars.

For the purchase of provisions for Indians, at the distribution 911,50. of annuities, while on visits of business with the superintendents and agents, and when assembled on public business, eleven thousand eight hundred dollars.

For the necessary buildings required at the several agencies, $2,000. Buildings and repairs thereof, two thousand dollars.

For postage, stationery, rent, and fuel, for offices, as authorized $3,000. Postage by the act of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, three thousand dollars. For contingencies, Indian Department, four thousand dollars. gencies.

Department.

Provi sione for Indiana.

and repairs.

&c.

Contin
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TO THE SIX NATIONS OF INDIANS IN NEW YORK.

For the permanent annuity, stipulated in the sixth article of $4,500. the treaty with them, of the eleventh of November, seventeen hundred and ninety-four, four thousand five hundred dollars.

For the annuity to the young king, a chief, for life, as provided $200. for by the act of the twenty-sixth of April, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, two hundred dollars.

TO THE SENECAS OF NEW YORK.

For the permanent annuity, in lieu of interest on stock, provided $6,000. for by the act of the nineteenth of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, six thousand dollars.

TO THE OTTAWAS.

For the permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of $1,000.the treaty with them, of the third of August, seventeen hundred and ninety five, one thousand dollars.

For the perinanent annuity, stipulated in the second article of $80. the treaty of the seventeenth of November, eighteen hundred and Seren, eight hundred dollars.

For the permanent annuity, stipulaied in the fourth article of $1500. 11,4 treaty of the seventeenth of September, eighteen hundred and eighteen, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For the permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of $1,000. the treaty of the 29th of August, eighteen hundred ard twentyone, opo thousand dollars.

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