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STATUTE II. Caap. XXIX.–An Act making appropriations for completing certain roads, and March 2, 1829.
for making examinations and surveys. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Road from States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, Detroit to Chiand the same are hereby appropriated, to wit: For continuing the roadcago. from Detroit to Chicago as far as the boundary line of the state of Indiana, eight thousand dollars. For defraying the expenses incidental to Surveys, &c.
under act of making examinations and surveys under the act of thirtieth of April, one
April 30, 1824, thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, thirty thousand dollars. For Ch. 46. completing the road from Detroit to Saganaw, ten thousand dollars. Road from For completing the road from Detroit to fort Gratiot, fifteen thousand Detroit to Sagdollars. For the completion and improvement of the military road Gratiot; and be. recommended by the quartermaster general, between Pensacola and tween PensacoBlakeley and Mobile Point, three thousand dollars.
la and Mobile
Point. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums, hereby appropriated, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
STATUTE II. CHAP. XXX.-An Act for the construction of the Cumberland road, westwardly March 2, 1829.
of Zanesville. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Opening and States of America, in Congress assembled, That the sum of one hun- making
berland road, dred thousand dollars, of any money not otherwise appropriated, be, and west of Zanesthe same is hereby appropriated, for the purpose of opening and making ville. the Cumberland road, westwardly from Zanesville, in the state of Ohio; which said sum of one hundred thousand dollars shall be replaced out of
Appropriathe fund reserved for laying out and making roads, under the direction tion to be reof Congress, by the several acts passed for the admission of the states of placed from
road fund, &c. Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, into the union on an equal footing with the original states.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, for the immediate accomplish Appointment ment of this object, the second and third sections of the act, entitled of superintend“ An act for the continuation of the Cumberland road," that passed the third of March, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, which authorize the 1825, ch. 98. appointment, prescribe the duties, and fix the compensation of a super
His duties intendent of said road, shall be in force, and apply to the construction and compensaof the road authorized by this act.
tion. APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
Chap. XXXI.-- An Act for the continualion of the Cumberland road. (a)
March 2, 1829. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
road through States of America, in Congress assembled, That the road located through Indiana, to be the state of Indiana, as declared by the act of Congress, entitled “An opened from act to authorize the appointment of commissioners to lay out the road Indianapolis to therein mentioned,” approved fifteenth May, eighteen hundred and
west boundary twenty, and the act, entitled “ An act for the continuation of the Cum- of the state. berland road," approved third of March, eighteen hundred and twenty- 1820, ch. 123. five, the President of the United States shall cause the said road to be 1825, ch. 98. opened eighty feet wide, by cutting off the timber, removing it from the road, and digging down the banks preparatory to making a turnpike
the east and
(@) See notes of the acts which have been passed relative to the Cumberland road, vol. ii. p. 357.
road, commencing at Indianapolis, cutting and digging as aforesaid, to
the eastern and western boundary of the said state. Appropria Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifty thousand tion.
dollars, of moneys not otherwise appropriated, be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, for the purpose of opening and making the road,
as mentioned in the first section of this act; which said sum of fifty To be re
thousand dollars shall be replaced out of the fund reserved for laying out placed from
and making roads under the direction of Congress, by the several acts road fund, &c.
passed for the admission of the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and
Missouri, into the union, on an equal footing with the original states. Two superin
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That, for the accomplishment of tendents to be this object, the President shall appoint two fit persons, as the superintenappointed. Duties.
dents of said road, whose duty it shall be, under the direction of the President, to divide the same into sections, of not more than ten miles each; to contract for, and personally superintend the opening and making the said road, as before mentioned, as well as to receive, disburse,
and faithfully account with the treasury, for all sums of moneys by them To give bond. received in virtue of this act; that the superintendents, before they enter
upon the discharge of the duties enjoined by this act, shall execute a bond to the United States, with security, to be approved of by the Secretary of the Treasury, conditioned for the faithful discharge of their duties,
prescribed by this act; that they shall hold their office during the pleaSalary. sure of the President, and shall receive at the rate of eight hundred
dollars each, per annum, for their services, during the time they may be employed in the discharge of the duties required by this act.
APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
March 2, 1829. CHAP. XXXII.-An Act making appropriations for the Indian department, for
the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine. (Obsolete.)
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be,
and the same are hereby, appropriated, to wit: Superintend. For pay of the superintendent of Indian affairs at St. Louis, and the ent of Indian af several Indian agents, as authorized by law, thirty-one thousand dollars. fairs at St. Louis, &c.
pay of sub-agents, as allowed by law, fifteen thousand one hundred Sub-agents. dollars. Presents.
For presents to Indians, as authorized by the act of one thousand 1802, ch. 13. eight hundred and two, fifteen thousand dollars. Interpreters. For pay of Indian interpreters and translators, employed at the several
superintendencies and agencies, eighteen thousand five hundred and
fifty dollars. Gun and
For pay of gun and blacksmiths, and their assistants, employed within blacksmiths. the several superintendencies and agencies for the benefit of the Indians,
under treaty provisions and orders of the Department of War, nineteen
thousand four hundred dollars. Iron, steel, For iron, steel, coal, and other
expenses attending the gun
smith shops, five thousand dollars. Transporta For expense of transportation and distribution of Indian annuities, and distribution nine thousand five hundred dollars. of annuities.
Support of For expense of provisions for the Indians at the distribution of annuiIndians on cer- ties, while on visits of business with the different superintendents and tain occasions.
agents, and when specially assembled on public business, ten thousand
dollars. Expense of For expense attending the visits of such Indian deputations to the Indian deputa- seat of government it may be deemed necessary to authorize, five tions, &c.
For expenses incurred by the marshal of the Michigan territory, and Expenses proauthorized by the War Department, in conducting the prosecution secuting Winneagainst the Winnebago Indians at Prairie du Chien, in one thousand rie du Chien. eight hundred and twenty-eight, one thousand eight hundred dollars. For contingencies of Indian department, twenty-two thousand five Contingencies,
Indian Departhundred and fifty dollars. For expenses incurred by the exploring party of Indians under the
Kennerly's control of Captain Kennerly, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty- exploring party. eight, in addition to the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, heretofore
1828, ch. 124. appropriated, the sum of seven thousand one hundred sixty-eight dollars and thirteen cents.
For the purpose of purchasing such reservations of land as are yet Purchase of claimed by Indians, or Indian countrymen, within the limits of the state Indian reserva
tions in North of North Carolina, by virtue of treaties made by the United States with Carolina. the Cherokee Indians, the sum of twenty thousand dollars, which sum, or such part thereof as may be found necessary, shall be applied, under the directions of the President of the United States, to the purpose
aforesaid, and to no other purpose whatever.
To enable the President of the United States to extinguish the title To extinguish of the Delaware Indians to their reservations in Ohio, and to aid them title of Dela
wares in Ohio, in their removal west of the Mississippi, under the provisions of the
&c. treaty of St. Mary's in eighteen hundred and eighteen, six thousand dollars. For compensation to the Indians in Ohio, for depredations committed Compensation
for upon their property by white citizens, under the intercourse law, one
tions committed thousand five hundred and thirty-nine dollars and twenty-five cents. on Indians in APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
CHAP. XXXIII.-An Act to authorize a subscription for stock on the part of the March 2, 1829. United States, in the Louisville and Portland Canal Company.
(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Forfeited stock States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Trea- in Louisville and
Portland canal, sury be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to subscribe for or
to be purchased purchase, in the name and for the use of the United States, any stock byUnited States. which may have been forfeited to the company, and which shall be undisposed of on the fourth day of March next, not exceeding thirteen hundred and fifty shares of the capital stock of the Louisville and Portland Canal Company; and to pay for the same, when called upon by said company, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: Provided, Said shares can be had for a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars each.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said Secretary of the Secretary of Treasury shall vote for president and directors of said company, accord- the Treasury to ing to such number of shares, and shall receive upon the said stock, the vote, &c. proportion of the tolls which all, from time to time, be due to the United States for the stock aforesaid.
APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
Chap. XXXIV.-An Act making additional appropriations for the support of the March 2, 1829.
navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twentynine.
(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
Additional apStates of America, in Congress assembled, That for defraying the ex
support of navy. penses of the navy for the year one thousand eight hundred and twentynine, the following sums be, and the same are hereby, respectively approVol. IV.-45
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priated, in addition to the several sums appropriated by the act of the 1828, ch. 117. twenty-fourth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, to wit:
Pay and sub For the pay and subsistence of the officers, and pay of the seamen, sistence of offi- other than those at navy yards, shore stations, and in ordinary, nine hun
dred and eighteen thousand five hundred and fourteen dollars.
For pay, subsistence, and allowances of officers, and pay of the seamen at navy yards, shore stations, hospitals and in ordinary, one hundred
and sixty-two thousand nine hundred and thirty-three dollars. Superintend For pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all the civil estabents, naval con- lishment, at the several yards and stations, forty-four thousand seven structors, &c.
hundred and seventy-seven dollars. Provisions. For provisions, three hundred and twenty-four thousand three hundred
of For repairs of vessels in ordinary, and for wear and tear of vessels in vessels, &c.
commission, three hundred and fifty-six thousand two hundred and fifty
dollars. Medicines, For medicines, surgical instruments, and hospital stores, twenty thou&c.
sand two hundred and fifty dollars. Ordnance, &c. For ordnance and ordnance stores, thirty-seven thousand five hundred
dollars. Repairs, &c., For repairs and improvements at navy yards, one hundred and seventyat navy yards. eight thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.
Miscellaneous For defraying the expenses that may accrue during the year one thouexpenditures.
sand eight hundred and twenty-nine, to wit: for freight and transportation of materials and stores of every description; for wharfage and dockage, storeage and rent, travelling expenses of officers, and transportation of seamen, house rent, chamber money, and fuel, and candles to officers, other than those attached to the navy yards and stations, and for officers in sick quarters, where there is no hospital, and for funeral expenses; for commissions, clerk hire, office rent, stationery, and fuel to navy agents; for premiums and incidental expenses of recruiting: for apprehending deserters; for compensation to judge advocates, for per diem allowance for persons attending courts martial and courts of inquiry, and to officers engaged on extra service beyond the limits of their stations; for printing and for stationery of every description, and for books, maps, and charts, nautical and mathematical instruments, chronometers, models and drawings; for purchase and repair of steam and fire engines, and for machinery; for purchase and maintenance of oxen and horses, and for carts, wheels, and workinen's tools of every description ; for postage of letters on public service; for pilotage ; for cabin furniture of vessels in commission, and furniture for officers' houses at navy yards; for taxes on navy yards and public property; for assistance rendered to vessels in distress; for incidental labour at navy yards not applicable to any other appropriation ; for coal and other fuel for forges, foundries, and steam engines; for candles, oil, and fuel for vessels in commission and in ordinary; for repairs of magazines and powder houses; for preparing moulds for ships to be built ; and for no other object or purpose whatever, one hundred and ninety-five thousand
dollars. Other contin For contingent expenses for objects arising during the year one thougent expenses. sand eight hundred and twenty-nine, and not hereinbefore enumerated,
three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars. Reimburse For the reimbursement of the marshal of Florida, for expenses incurred ment of marshal in the case of certain Africans who were wrecked on the coast of the of Florida, expenses of. cer
United States, and for the expense of exporting them to Africa, sixteen tain Africans, thousand dollars.
The following sums transferred to the surplus fund: Gradual in For the gradual increase of the navy, forty-seven thousand six hun. crease of navy. dred and nineteen dollars, eighty-eight cents.
For survey of Savannah, by act of fourteenth March, eighteen hundred Survey of Saand twenty-six, three thousand four hundred and sixty-seven dollars and vanpah.
1826, ch. 12. twenty-seven cents.
For captors of Algerine vessels, by acts of twenty-seventh April, one Captors of Al. thousand eight hundred and sixteen, and eighteenth of May, one thou- gesine vessels, sand eight hundred and twenty-six, fourteen thousand six hundred and 1826, ch. 67. ninety dollars, seventy-five cents.
For pay and subsistence of the marine corps, ninety-one thousand Pay and subseven hundred and eighty-two dollars.
corps. For clothing for the same, twenty-five thousand one hundred and
Clothing twenty-three dollars.
For fuel for the same, six thousand seven hundred and thirty-nine Fuel. dollars.
For contingencies for the same, twelve thousand two hundred and Contingenfifteen dollars.
cies. For military stores for the same, two thousand two hundred and fifty Military dollars.
For medicines for the same, one thousand seven hundred and seventy Medicines. seven dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums, hereby Appropriaappropriated, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not other- tions to be paid
out of treasury. wise appropriated.
APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
CAAP. XXXV.-An Act making additional appropriations for the payment of March 2, 1829.
the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.
(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Appropriations. States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, respectively appropriated towards the military service of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, in addition
Act of May to the several sums appropriated by the act of the twenty-fourth of May,
24,1828, ch.118. one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, to wit:
For invalid and half-pay pensioners, exclusive of a balance on hand Invalid and of one hundred and eighty-one thousand nine hundred and eighty dol- half-pay penlurs and nine cents, forty-two thousand one hundred and thirteen dollars.
For revolutionary pensioners, exclusive of a balance on hand of one Revolutionary hundred and ten thousand six hundred and fifteen dollars and seventy pensioners. cents, four hundred and eighty-nine thousand three hundred and eightyfour dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums, hereby appropriated, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
APPROVED, March 2, 1829.
CHAP. XXXVI.-An Act making appropriations for the erection and completion March 2, 1829. of certain barracks anil quarters, and for other purposes.
(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Appropriations. States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to wit: For the erection of a tower at Bayou Dupre, Louisiana, sixteen thou
Tower at Basand six hundred and seventy-seven dollars and forty-one cents.
you Dupre, La. For the erection of barracks for one company at fort Sullivan, East Maine. port, Maine, two thousand five hundred dollars.