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Rifles for Pottawalamies.
1839. For the Caddoes, ten thousand dollars ;
For the following expenditures in the Indian Department, the appropriations having been carried to the surplus fund ou the thirty-first December last, viz:
For blacksmiths' establishments, twenty-seven thousand fire
hundred and eight dollars and sixty-six cents; Treaty stipula. For treaty stipulations, fifteen thousand four hundred and
thirty-two dollars and eighty-four cents; Treaty For the expenses of treating with the Chippewas of Saganaw, Chippewas Saganaw. ninety-seven dollars and thirteen cents; Indian depula. For the expenses of Indian deputations, two thousand six hun
dred and thirty dollars; Education of For the education of Indian youths, twenty thousand five Indian youths. hundred and forty-one dollars and twenty-five cents; Holding trea- For holding treaties with certain Indian tribes, four hundred
and forty-seven dollars and fifty cents; Locating reser- For locating reservations, two hundred and five dollars and
For purchase of rifles for the Potta watamies, one hundred and
twelve dollars and thirty-eight cents; Treaty
For carrying into effect the treaty with the Otta was and ChipChippewas.
pewas, forty-three thousand seven hundred and four dollars and twenty-four cents;
For the removal of the Choctaws from Mississippi, nineteen thousand nine hundred and ten dollars;
For the removal and subsistence of Indians, seventy-seven thousand eight hundred and fifty-five dollars and seventy
cents. Treaty with the For carrying into effect the treaty with the Miami Indians of November, 163. the sixth of November, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, viz:
Payment upon For the payment to be made upon the ratification of the ratification.
treaty by a provision contained in the third article of the same,
sixty thousand dollars; First annualin- For the first of ten annual instalments stipulated to be paid
by the same article, twelve thousand five hundred and sixt.
eight dollars; Payment
For the payment of claims provided for in the fourth and fith
articles, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars; Valuing build. For the expenses of valuing buildings and improvements upon ing and improve the ceded lands, and for the erection of others, as stipulated by ing others.
the seventh article, three thousand three hundred dollars; Surveying and For the expenses of surveying and marking the boundary marking boundary lines.
lines of the Miami lands in the State of Indiana, as stipulated by the ninth article, two hundred dollars ;
For the expenses attending the examination of claims which
have accrued since the twenty-third day of October eightees 231 Oct., hundred and thirty-four, two thousand five hundred dollars;
For the expenses of the commission to examine claims under under treaty, or the treaty with the Miamies of the tenth day of November,
eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, not covered by the former Cora crop aban. appropriation for that object, two thousand dollars;
For the payment to the Potta watanies of Indiana for the
Removal and subsistence of Indians.
Examination of clairns which have accrued
Commission to examine claims
10th Nov. 1837.
doned by Polla. walamies.
subsistence of Pollawalamies.
corn crop abandoned by them upon their emigration west of the 1839. Mississippi, which was appraised by agents appointed by the Government, seven hundred and forty-two dollars and fifty cents;
For the payment to the same Indians of the value of twelve Lng houses of log houses, appraised in the same manner, and destroyed before destroyed their removal, six hundred dollars;
For the expenses of the removal and subsistence of these In- Removal and dians, fifty thousand dollars ;
For the expenses of fencing and breaking up ground for till- Fencing and age for the Omaha Indians, as stipulated by the third article of ground for in the treaty with them of eighteen hundred and thirty-six, in addition to the sum of twelve hundred dollars appropriated in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, eight hundred dollars;
For the salary of the farmer to be supported among the said The farmer for Indians, as stipulated by the same article of the same treaty, eight hundred dollars ;
For the balance of the expenses incurred by the commission Commission to for the examination of claims under the second article of the examine claims treaty with the Sacs and Fox Indians of Mississippi of October Winthe Sacs and eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, over and above the former sippi,ur 18th Oct. appropriation for that object, one thousand five hundred dollars;
For the support of a miller for the Sacs and Fox Indians of A miller for the Mississippi, as stipulated by the third article of the treaty of of Mississippi. September eighteen hundred and thirty-six, six hundred dollars;
For the expenses of procuring rations for these Indians for Procuring ra one year, as stipulated by the third article of the same treaty, over and above the provision heretofore made for that object, fourteen thousand six hundred and fifty-seven dollars and thirtyseven cents;
For the balance of the expenses incurred in examining claims Examination under the second article of the treaty of September eighteen creatyur Septemhundred and thirty-seven, with the Sioux Indians, by the com
ber 1837, with the mission appointed for that purpose, over and above the former appropriation for that object, five hundred dollars ;
For compensation to a commissioner and clerk to be appointed Commissioner to re-examine the claims under the last mentioned treaty, the re-examination to be made in the Indian country, five thousand unded leat menfive hundred dollars;
For the payment of the expenses of the investigation into Investigation frauds practised in the reservations of the Creek Indians for the Creek year eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, five thousand dollars ;
For the payment of the expenses of the removal and subsist- Removal and ence of the Creek Indians, to be applied in payment of claims Creeks., settled by the accounting officers, and to reimburse to other appropriations funds used for the removal and subsistence of these Indians, including outstanding claims not yet settled, eighty-five thousand dollars;
For carrying into effect the treaty with the Creek Indians of Treaty with the the twenty-third day of November, eighteen hundred and thirty- Nov. 18:38 eight, viz:
tions for these Indians.
and clerk lo re. examine claims
into frauds in
Payment in stock animals.
Interest al five
Claims of the McIntosh party.
for the Creeks re
Purchase and distribution of
the Mis sionary reserva. tions.
to the commis. sioners
1839. To make the payment in stock animals, stipulated to le made
by the second article of the said treaty, fifty thousand dollars; To pay
the interest at five per cent. for one year, upon the per cent un $350. sum of three hundred and fifty thousand dollars, pursuant to ibe , one year
stipulations of the third article of the said treaty, serenteen thousand five hundred dollars ;
To pay the claims of the McIntosh party, pursuant to the stipulations in the fifth article of the said treaty, twenty-one thoc
sand one hundred and three dollars and thirty-three cents; Stock animals To purchase stock animals for the Creeks removed as hostiles, moved as hostiles as stipulated by the sixth article of the treaty, ten thousand
To meet the expenses of the purchase and distribution of the Giock animals. stock animals, according to the requirements of the second and
sixth articles, three thousand dollars ; Payment For the payment to the Cherokee Indians of the value of the for improvements improvements upon the Missionary reservations, pursuant to a
stipulation in the fourth article of the treaty of December eighteen hundred and thirty-five, in addition to the former appropriation for that object, fifteen thousand one hundred and
eleven dollars, and seventy-five cents; Compensation For compensation to the commissioners under the a bore
under treaty, in addition to the appropriations of eighteen hundred and Cherokosztreaty thirty-six and eighteen hundred and thirty-eight for that object,
eight thousand dollars; to be applied only to the payment of expenses incurred prior to the twenty-third day of May,
eighteen hundred and thirty-eight; Treaty with the For carrying into exect the treaty of the seventh day of Feçana w of Feb.7th bruary eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, with the Chippewas
of Saganaw, viz: Payment For the payment of the purchase money of forty acres of land
ceded by the first article of the treaty, three hundred and twenty
dollars ; Expenses For the expenses incurred in the negotiation of the treaty,
one hundred and twenty-five dollars;
For carrying into effect the treaty with the Great and Little Garage and Lila. Osages of the eleventh day of January eighteen hundred and
thirty-nine, viz : Payment of the For the payment of the annuity stipulated in the second annuily.
article, twenty thousand dollars;
For the support of two blacksmith establishments, building a
grist and saw mill, pay of attendants and assistants, tools for the mill, &c.
mills, and the erection of mill houses, seven thousand eight
hundred dollars; Cows, calves, For furnishing cows, calves, hogs, ploughs, harnesses, ases,
and hoes, as stipulated by the treaty, seven thousand three hundred dollars ;
For the erection of houses for chiefs, and furnishing wagons, houses, &c.
carts, oxen, and chains, as stipulated by the treaty, six thousand nine hundred and eighty dollars;
For the payment of claims for depredations, thirty thousand dollars ;
Treaty with the
Blacksmith establishments, grist and saw
Claims for de predations.
> settle claims.
Purchase of a reservation lo
For the expenses of a commissioner to examine and settle 1839. those claims, two thousand five hundred dollars;
For the payment of the purchase money for reservations, to examine and forty-three thousand five hundred and twenty dollars;
Payment For the reimbursement of the annuity deducted in the year Reimbursement eighteen hundred and twenty-five, three thousand dollars;
of an annuity. For the reimbursement to the Clermont band of the annuity Reimbursement deducted in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, three band of an anthousand dollars ;
For the payment to the Ioway Indians of the interest at five Interest of five per cent. for one year, upon the sum of one hundred and fifty- $157,500, for one seven thousand five hundred dollars, seven thousand eight hun-ways to the la dred and seventy-five dollars;
For building ten houses for the Ioway chiefs as per stipulation Houses for la of the treaty, two thousand dollars;
For the completion of the surveys under the treaty with the surveys under Delaware Indians, and for the expenses of locating the Miamis wares-localing and Winnebagoes, two thousand dollars ;
Winnebagoes. To enable the Executive to purchase from Wa-pan-seh, a Potta watamie, five sections of land reserved for him by the Wa-panseh. second article of the treaty of the twentieth of October, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, four thousand dollars;
For defraying the expenses of holding a treaty, under the Expenses direction of the Secretary of War, with the Stockbridge Indians, Suckbridge Intwo thousand dollars;
For the employment of physicians to vaccinate the Indians, Vaccination of to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War, five thousand dollars;
For paying the travelling expenses and board while detained Expenses in the city of Washington, of the delegations of the Stockbridge, the Stockbridge, Munsee, and Seneca tribes of Indians, in proportion to the dis- Mensendiand, Sotance they have travelled or may travel in returning to their respective tribes, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars ;
To enable the Secretary of War to have executed under his Making maps direction twelve maps for the use of the War Department and sition of lands of of the Senate, showing the position of the lands of each Indian with 0. s. tribe in amity with the United States, one thousand dollars ;
For defraying the expenses of surveying and marking the Boundaries beboundaries between the Indian tribes west of the Mississippi, ten thousand dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the second section 24 section, act of an act passed the twenty-eighth day of May,eighteen hundred repealed. and thirty, entitled “An act to provide for an exchange of lands with the Indian tribes residing within any of the States or Territories, and for their removal west of the river Mississippi, be, and the same is hereby, repealed. Approved, March 3d, 1839.
tween Indian tribes west of the Mississippi.
CHAP. 72. An ACT to authorize the construction of certain improvements in the
Territory of Wisconsin and for other purposes. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress as
for roads froen Ra.
From Sauk har.
1839. sembled, That for the further survey and estimate of the cost of For the further improving the navigation of the Neenah and Wisconsin rivers survey and an es. umale for improv
and connecting the same by a navigable canal or water commuing and connect nication, two thousand dollars, be and the same are hereby apand Wisconsin. propriated; and that the following sums of money be, and the
same are hereby, appropriated for the construction of roads in
the Territory of Wisconsin, to wit: Appropriations For the construction of a road from Racine, by Janesville, to cine, by Janes. Sinipee, on the Mississippi, ten thousand dollars; ville, to Sin pee
For the survey and construction of a road from Sauk harbor, bor w De korree. on Lake Michigan, to Dekorree, on the Wisconsin river, fire
thousand dollars; From Fond du For the construction of a road from Fond du Lac, on lake WinLac by Fox lake
nebago, by Fox lake, to the Wisconsin river, five thousand dollars. The $-2000 an
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two en montering of thousand dollars, appropriated by the act of the seventh of July, a Tailand, to be eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, entitled "An act making apwey for a rail cvad propriations for certain roads in the Territory of Wisconsin" for Lothe Mississippi. a railroad, shall be applied by the Secretary of War to the sur
vey of the most eligible route for a rail-road from the town of Milwaukee, on lake Michigan, to such point on the Mississippi river as may be deemed most expedient.
Approved, March 3d, 1939.
to Wisconsin river
CHAP. 73. An ACT to repeal the second section of “An act to extend the time for
locating Virginia military land warrants and returning surveys thereon to the Crea neral Land Office," approved July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight
. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as20 sec. acı 7ih sembled, That the second section of An act to extend the time July 1838, repeal.
for locating Virginia military land warrants and returning surveys thereon to the General Land Office” approved July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, be, and the same is hereby repealed.
Approved, March 3d, 1539.
would have been
CHAP. 74. An ACT for the relief of umbrella-makers. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of R pri
sentatives of the United States of America in Congress us. All excess of sembled, That there shall be refunded, out of the Treasury, to duty beyond what
such umbrella-makers as have imported umbrella-stretchers since required if the the passage of the act entitled “ An act to alter and amend the and fan clauses several acts imposing duties on imports," approved the four14 July 1832, teenth day of July, Å. D. eighteen hundred and thirty-two, al been suspended excess of duty, beyond what such importers would have beet in the cameration required to pay, if the provisoes contained in the tenth am ner as they were twelfth clauses of the second section of said act had at all times 1&, and other since its passage been suspended in their operation in the same of like character, manner as they were suspended by the act of the second of to be related to March, A. D. eighteen hundred and thirty-three, entitled “. An
im: act to explain and amend the several acts imposing duties on stretchers, since imports, passed the fourteenth of July, one thousand eight hu
makers as ported umbrella.