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1837. For the loways, five thousand one hundred and forty dolloways, Bacs and Foxes. For the Sacs and Foxes, twenty-three thousand nine hundred
and twenty dollars;
forty dollars ; Kanzas.
For the Kanzas, six thousand and forty dollars ;
For the Kaskaskias, Peorias, Weas, and Piankeshaws, nine rias, Weas, and hundred and forty dollars; Piankeshaws. Piankeshaws. For the Piankeshaws, thirteen hundred dollars ; Weas.
For the Weas, three thousand dollars; Delawares. For the Delawares, ten thousand, two hundred and forty dollars; Shawnees. For the Shawnees, six thousand nine hundred and forty dol
lars; Shawnees and For the Shawnees and Delawares, five hundred dollars ; Shawnees For the Shawnees and Senecas of Lewistown, one thousand
or nine hundred and forty dollars ; Lewistown. Senecas of Lew. For the Senecas of Lewistown two thousand five hundred
and forty dollars; Choctawe. For the Choctaws, fifty-four thousand eight hundred and
twenty dollars ; Chickasaws. For the Chickasaws, six thousand dollars ; Creeks. For the Creeks, forty-seven thousand eight hundred and sixty
dollars; Quapaws. For the Quapaws, four thousand five hundred and forty dol
Florida Indians. For the Florida Indians, nine thousand six hundred and ten
dollars ; Pawnees. For the Pawnees, twelve thousand dollars ; Cherokees. For the Cherokees, west, six thousand nine hundred and sixty
For the Ottawas and Chippewas, sixty thousand eight hundred Chippewas.
and thirty dollars; Caddoes.
For the Caddoes, ten thousand dollars ; Transportation, For transportation and incidental expenses, twenty-nine thou
sand five hundred dollars ; Removal and For removal and subsistence of the Creeks, and purchase of subsistence of Creeks, &c.
articles according to the treaty of the twenty-fourth March, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, for the subsistence of the families of the warriors in the service of the United States, and for the expenses attending the sales of Creek reservations, and investigating the frauds committed on these Indians, and the causes of their hostility, seven hundred and one thousand six hundred
and seventy-six dollars ; Removal, &c., of For the removal and subsistence of the Seminoles, one hunSeminoles.
dred and forty thousand dollars; Removal, &c., of For the removal and subsistence of the Ottawas of the Mau
mee, thirteen thousand dollars;
For the removal and subsistence of the Pottawatamies of 1937. Indiana, and for locating reservations and incidental expenses, Removal under the treaty with the Pottawatamies of St. Joseph, of the Potawatamies twentieth September, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, ninety of Indiana. thousand five hundred dollars ; For the removal and subsistence of the Chippewas, Ottawas, Removal
.subsistence of and Pottawatamies, under the treaty of twenty-sixth September, Chippewan, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, and for locating reservations, tawatamics. and incidental expenses under the treaty with the same, of the twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, one hundred and thirty-two thousand dollars;
For locating reservations, and incidental expenses under the Winnebagoes. treaty with the Winnebagoes of the first of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, one thousand dollars;
For carrying into effect the treaty with the Sioux and other Sioux. tribes of the fifteenth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty, so far as it relates to the Sioux half-breeds, and for compensation to a blacksmith under the act of the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, one thousand one hundred and twenty dollars;
For the Omahas, Ioways, Ottoes, and Yancton and Santie Omahas, loways, Sioux, under the tenth article of the treaty of the fifteenth of Yancton July, eighteen hundred and thirty, in relation to half-breeds of Buntie Sioux. these tribes, one thousand dollars ;
For the various expenses growing out of the location and Choctaw resetsale of Choctaw reservations, and perfecting titles to the same, and for additional compensation to blacksmiths, as provided for by the ninth section of the act of June thirty, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, eight thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars;
For carrying into effect the fifth and sixth sections of the Osages. treaty with the Osages of June second, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, relative to reservations for half-breeds and for schools, two thousand dollars ;
For carrying into effect the sixth article of the treaty with the Kanzas. Kanzas of the third of June, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, in relation to reservations for half-breeds, five hundred dollars;
For carrying into effect the supplementary article of the treaty Delawares. with the Delawares of the third of December, eighteen hundred and eighteen in relation to reservations for schools, five hundred dollars ; · For the erection of a horse-mill as stipulated in the fifth ar- Horse-mill for ticle of the treaty with the Ottoes and Missourias of the twenty- Ottoes. first of September, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, in addition to a former appropriation, nine hundred dollars ;
For additional compensation to blacksmiths for the Cherokees, Blacksmiths for as provided for in the ninth section of the act of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, four hundred and eighty dollars;
For additional compensation to a blacksmith for the Menomo- Blacksmith for nies, as provided for by the ninth section of the act of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, one hundred and twenty dollars;
drew S. Hughes
1837. For additional compensation to blacksmiths for the Senecas Blacksmiths for and Shawnees, as produa for by the ninth section of the act of Shawnees. June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, two hundred
and forty dollars; Agricultural as For agricultural assistance for the Sacs and Foxes, in addition Sacs and Foxes. to the amount heretofore allowed, and to which they are entitled
by an equitable construction of the treaties of the fourth of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and the fifteenth of
July, eighteen hundred and thirty, seven hundred and forty Deficiency in
For the purpose of supplying a deficiency in the sum applito payment of cable-to the payment of annuities for eighteen hundred and annuities.
thirty-six, caused by the retention, as commissions on disbursement, by Lieutenant N. J. Eaton, United States army, of this amount, two thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine dollars; Provided always That this appropriation shall not be so construed as to give any sanction to any disbursing officer, in retaining commissions on any sum of money paid by him in pursuance of treaty stipulations; but on the contrary it is still con. sidered the duty of the proper officers to use all legal means to compel the payment of said sum of two thousand seven hundred
and eighty-nine dollars, retained by Lieutenant N. J. Eaton ; Payment to An.
For payment of balance due Andrew S. Hughes and Jonathan and Jonathan L. Bean, in compliance with an arrangement made with them,
February fourteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, by the Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis, in pursuance to instructions from the War Department, sixteen hundred dollars;
For the payment to Charles Rodgers the appraised value of a distillery built by him prior to the act of eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and afterwards destroyed by order of the Indian agents, and for which he was promised inderonity, the sum of sixteen hundred and ninety-two dollars ;
For the purpose of paying the expenses of two Fox chiefs and their attendants, in coming to the city of Washington, on necessary business, and returning to their nation, the sum of fifteen
hundred dollars; Fifty copies of
For the purpose of enabling the Secretary of War, to pay a History of In. dian Tribes. subscription made in eighteen hundred and thirty, for the Indian
department, of fifty copies of the History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with biographical sketches, to be composed of,
say twenty numbers each, the sum of three thousand dollars ; Education
For the purpose of fulfilling the stipulations in the twentieth Choc'w youths.
article of the treaty with the Choctaws of the twenty-seventh September eighteen hundred and thirty, providing for the education of forty Choctaw youths, in addition to the sum hereto
fore provided, the sum of two thousand dollars ; Holding treaties
For holding treaties with the various tribes of Indians east of east of the Mis the Mississippi river, for the cession of lands held by them ressissippi.
pectively, and for their removal west of the Mississippi ten
thousand dollars ; Expenses
For the purpose of defraying the expenses of Eleazer Wil. liams, in coming from Green Bay, and returning home, on busi.
Visit of iwo Fox chiess to Washington.
with the tribes
ness relative to the Oneida Indians, the sum of five hundred 1837. dollars;
For carrying into effect the treaty with the Menomonies of Menomonies. the third September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two hundred and eighty-eight thousand five hundred and forty dollars ;
For carrying into effect the treaties with the Pottawatamies of Potawatamjes. the fifth of August, twentieth, twenty-second and twenty-third September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and eleventh February, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, seventy-three thousand four hundred and twenty-three dollars;
For carrying into effect the treaty with the loways of the sev- loways. enteenth September eighteen hundred and thirty-six, sixty-five thousand five hundred and ninety dollars ;
For carrying into effect the treaties with the Sacs and Foxes Sacs and Fores. of the seventeenth, twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, one hundred and thirtyeight thousand two hundred and forty dollars;
For carrying into effect the treaty with the Otoes and Missou- Otoes and Misrias of the fifteenth October eighteen hundred and thirty-six, three thousand dollars ;
For carrying into effect the treaty with the Omahas of the fif- Omahas. teenth October, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two thousand four hundred and seventy dollars;
For carrying into effect the treaties with the Sioux of the Sioux. tenth September, fifteenth October and thirtieth November, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, one thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars
For pay of four additional sub-agents, three thousand dollars; Additional sub
For defraying the expenses of a more particular examination Examination of of the vacant Indian country, southwest of the Missouri river, yacant Indian with a view to ascertain its adaptation, in quality and extent, to the accommodation of the tribes yet to be removed, three thousand dollars ;
For holding treaties with the Sioux Indians to extinguish their sioux. title to that part of their lands lying east of the Mississippi river, five thousand dollars;
For the expenses of a deputation of the New York Indians to Deputation of visit the country west of the Mississippi, with a view to the se- dians. lection of a permanent residence, eight thousand dollars; For the expenses of a deputation of the Chippewas of Saga- Deputation
Chippewas of naw for the same object, two thousand dollars ;
For defraying the expenses of Hendrick, a Stockbridge Indian, Visit of Henand of two loway chiefs, and their attendants, who have visited loway chiers to the seat of Government on business during the present winter, the feet of Gov. one thousand dollars;
For defraying the expenses of a treaty with the Wyandot In- Wyandot Indidians of Upper Sandusky, in the State of Ohio, one thousand dollars;
For holding treaties with the various tribes east of the Missis- Holding treaties sippi river, for the cession of lands held by them respectively, of the Missisand for their removal west of said river; and with the Sioux for sippi, &c. the cession of their country lying east of the same river, and for
New York In
To enable the
1837. defraying the expenses of a more particular examination of the
vacant lands, west of the Mississippi, with a view to ascertain, whether it be sufficient to accommodate the tribes remaining east of said river, seventee, thousand dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of five suitable agents, thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, out of depredations any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to enawere cominit ble the President of the United States by suitable agents to ininole and Creek quire what depredations were committed by the Seminole and Indians, &c.
Creek Indians on the property of citizens of Florida, Georgia and Alabama, immediately before the commencement of actual hostilities on the part of said respective tribes of Indians; what amount of depredations were committed during the pendency of said hostilities, what portion of the Creek tribe were engaged in such hostilities, and what depredations have been committed by a remnant of said tribe supposed to be friendly and a part of whom were actually employed against the Seminoles, since the removal of the main body of them west of the Mississippi, and that the President report the information so acquired to Congress at its next session ; Provided, Nothing herein before contained, shall be so construed, as to subject the United States to pay
for depredations not provided for, by the act of April ninth eighteen hundred and sixteen, and the acts amendatory thereto, nor by acts regulating the intercourse between the Indian tribes and
the United States. The President Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the President may, appoint three
rese and is hereby authorized, to appoint, by and with the conadditional Indi. sent of the Senate, three additional Indian agents, one for the
Creek, one for the Cherokee tribe of Indians, and one for the tribes on the upper Missouri, who shall execute the same duties, possess the same powers, and receive the same pay and emolu. ments as those now authorized by law, execute, possess and receive, and that the salaries of said agents be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, March 3d, 1837.
The titles or
CHAP. 32. An ACT to change the titles of certain officers in the navy.
(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage of this act all “ masters
commandant" in the navy shall be taken to be and shall be "commanders;" called “commanders” and all “sailingmasters” shall be taken rasailing to be and shall be called “ masters :" but such change of title
shall not impair or in any way affect the rank, pay, or privileges, of any master commandant or sailingmaster now in the service; and should they receive new commissions or warrants, they shall respectively take rank from the date of their present commissions.
Approved, March 3d, 1837.