in illiMOIS. -
From McClanesborough, by Carmi, to New Harmony, in the In Illinois.
state of Indiana;
From Shawneetown, by the seats of Justice of Gallatin, Frank-
lin, and Washington counties, to Bellville;
From Paris to Vandalia ; •
From Danville, in Vermillion county, to Fort Clark;
From Shawneetown to Bellville.
From New Madrid, in the State of Missouri, to Hickman, in In Missouri.
Kentucky, and from thence, east, by Totten's Wells to Dresden,
Tennessee, and from Hickman, south, via Troy, to Dyersburg;
Tennessee : -
From the Court House in the county of Lafayette, in Arkansas
Territory, to Long Prairie, in said county;
From Booneville, in Cooper county, to Ewingsville, in the
same county.
From Winchester, by Greene Court House and McManus's, to In Missis.
Mobile; suppl.
From Jackson, by Westville, and Jaynesville, to Williams-
From Port Gibson to Gallatin:
From Jackson Court House to Mobile ;
From Meadville, by Norman's, Holmesville, and Franklin, to
Covington, in Louisiana; - -
From Natchez, by the Old Court House, to Kingston.
From Gunter's landing to Blountville; - In Alabama,
From Marengo Court House to Claiborne, in Monroe county;
From Daletown, by Canton, to Greenville.
From Natchitoches, by Cantonment Jesup, to Crow's Cross- In Louisiana
ings, on the Sabine River;
From Franklin to Clinton; -
From Natchitoches to the Caddo Agency.
From Tallahassee to St. Marks;
From Pensacola, by Pike Court House, in Alabama, to Fort In Florida.
Mitchell, in Georgia;
From Alachua Court House, via Black Creek, to Jacksonville;
From St. Johnstown, or Bluff, to St. Augustine.
t IN Michiga N.
From Monroe, by way of Raisinville, Kidzie's Grove, and In Michigan.
Adrian, to *... in the Territory of Michigan;
From Detroit, through Mount Clemens, to Fort Gratiot;
From Maumee, in Ohio, through Blissfield, Tecumseh, Saline,
and Ann Arbor, to Pontiac;
From Detroit to Ann Arbor.
§ 2. And be it further enacted, That the following routes be, Routes dis.
and the same are hereby, discontinued: continued.
Fo Walpole, by Alstead, to Acworth: and so much of the o: Hamp-
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route from Acworth, by Lempster, and Unity, to Newport, as lies between Acworth and Unity. IN NEW YORK. In New York. From Charlotteville, via Jefferson, to Harpersfield; From Waterloo to Clyde. - in PEN NSYLVANIA. In Pennsyl. So much of the route from Sunbury, by Libertypole and CattaVania, wissa, to Nescopeck, established by the act of the third March, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, as lies between Cattawissa and Nescopeck-[Approved, 24 May, 1828.]


[No. 1.] Resolution authorising the Speaker of the House of Representatives to frank letters and packages.

speaker of he Resolved, &c. That the Speaker of the House of RepresentaHouse of Re- tives of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorised to frank

presentatives - - .of the U.S. to and to receive letters and packages by mail free of postage

}. [Approved, 3d April, 1828.]

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[No. 4.] Resolution in relation to Charles Carroll, of Carrollton.

Charles Car- Resolved, &c. That Charles Carroll, of Carrollton, the only rol of Car- surviving signer of the declaration of Independence, be, and ...!?" he is hereby, authorised to receive and transmit letters and packico. 3... ages by the mail free of postage. [Approved 23 May, 1828.] by mail free

of postage.

[No. 5.] Resolution in relation to the manner of executing the Printing ordered by either House of Congress.

o.."; Resolved, &c. That, after the termination of the present

.." session of Congress, it shall be the duty of the secretary of the

and clerk of senate and clerk of the house of representatives, so to regulate p g

the house of and direct the printing of the respective houses as to abolish the representa

tives, to regu- - into the print of committees, memorials, or any other documents, unless the

ing of the re- same shall be so directed by them, and that the whole matter ;... shall follow in close order, #. the first page. And they shall ” further direct, that the printing of the yeas and nays of the JourAlso to regu. nal shall be in consecutive order, as ordinary matter. They shall late the print. also so regulate the printing of the executive documents, as to ..".o: have the respective communications from the President and .* heads of departments bound in distinct volumes; and they may o also so change the form of the volume, by increasing its size, as to combine the greatest quantity of matter, with the greatest economy in the execution of the work,

[Approved, 24 May, 1828.]

practice of making “ title pages” to executive documents, reports [No. 6.] Resolution in relation to the Mail Route between the cities of New Orleans and Mobile. Postmaster

Resolved, &c. That the post-master general be, and he is general to hereby, authorised to cause to be examined the route from cause to be Mobile to Pascagoula; and if, in his opinion, it should be the examined the most expedient route to the city of New Orleans, he shall be, and :..." hereby is, vested with full power and authority to adopt that Þjá,

route in lieu of the present route from the city of Mobile to the for the transcity of New Orleans. [Approved, 24 May, 1828.] of

the o of New Orleans.

Persons en-
titled to a do-
nation of
land in Ar-
kansas, not 2
allowed to
enter the im-
provements o
actual set-
tlers, &c.
*Act of 1828,
c. 110, ante p.

Residents south of Arkansas river and west of territorial line, not entitled to donation given by said act, unless, &c.

Arkansas authorised to protect the lands reserved for the support of schools; and to provide by law for leas.



Passed at the Second Session, which was begun and held at the
City of Washington, in the District of Commiin, on Monday,
the first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and

John QUINCY ADAMs, President. J. C. CALHouN, Vice President,
and President of the Senate. SAMUEL SMITH, President of the
Senate, pro-tempore. ANDREw STEvenson, Speaker of the
House o Representatives.

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Chap. 163. An act restricting the location of certain Land Claims in
the territory of Arkansas; and for other purposes.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That no person entitled to a donation of land by the eighth section of an act, entitled “An act to aid the state of Ohio in extending the Miami canal from Dayton to lake Erie, and to grant a quantity of land to said state to aid in the

construction of the canals authorised by law, and for makin

donations of land to certain persons in Arkansas territory,” shall
be permitted to enter the improvement of an actual settler in the
territory of Arkansas, before the same shall have been offered for
sale, unless it be with the consent of such actual settler; and
all entries which may be so made shall be considered null and
§ 2. And be it further enacted, That no person residing south
of the Arkansas river, and west of the present territorial line,
shall be entitled to the donation of land given by the eighth sec-
tion aforesaid, unless said persons shall move east of said line;
and, in that case, they shall be entitled to the donations specified
in said eighth section of said act, under the restrictions afore-
said. [Approved, 6 January, 1829.]

CHAP. 164. An act to preserve from injury and waste the School
Lands in the Territory of Arkansas.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the governor and general assem

. bly of the territory of Arkansas be, and they are hereby, author-
ised to make, and carry into effect, such laws and needful regu- .

lations as they shall deem most expedient to protect from injury
and waste, the sixteenth section in all townships of land in said
territory, where surveys have been, or may hereafter be made,
which sections are reserved for the support of schools in each

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township, and to provide by law for leasing or renting the same, ing or renting
for any term not exceeding five years, in such manner as to ren. ” ".
der said school lands most valuable and productive, and shall *...*.*.*.
apply the rents derived therefrom to the support of common o: of
schools, in the respective townships, according to the design of common
the donation, and to no other purpose whatever. schools.
". 6 January, 1828.]
CHAP. 165. An act extending the term within which Merchandise
may be exported with the benefit of drawback.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That from and after the passage of solo

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entitled to debenture, or which may be hereafter imported, may drawback
be exported with the benefit of drawback, and without any ... y
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deduction from the amount of the duty on the same, at any time ...,
within three years from the date when the same may have been, any time
or shall be imported: Provided, That all existing laws regulating within three
the exportation of goods, wares, and merchandise, shall have ...
been in all other respects complied with. -

..]nd provided further, That this act shall not be so construed 2d Proviso.
as to alter in any manner the terms of credit now allowed by law
for the duties on goods, wares, or merchandise, imported.

- [Approved, 6 January, 1829.]

CHAP. 166. An act to allow a salary to the Marshal of the District of

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the sum of two hundred dollars so o d be, and the same hereby is, allowed annually, as a salary to the ..."." marshall of the district of Connecticut. Connecticut.

[Approved, 6 January, 1829.]

CHAP. 168. An act to amend an act, entitled “An act for the better organization of the Medical Department of the Navy,” approved 24th May, 1828.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That every surgeon who was in the Exemption of anavy at the time of the passage of the act for the better organiza- certain surtion of the medical department of the navy, approved twenty- .." fourth May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight,” shall . requihe entitled to the additional pay and rations (according to length sites of act of of service) provided for by the fourth section of that act, not-May, los. withstanding such surgeons may not have been examined, or o received their appointments in the manner prescribed by the first jo"

section thereof. [...]pproved, 21 January, 1829.]

Chap. 169. An act for altering the times for holding the sessions of # the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Georgia, at the place provided by law.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the sixth Circuit Court of the circuit court United States for the District of Georgia, which is by law ap- of U.S. for pointed to be holden on the fourth Monday in November annually, o at Savannah in the said state, shall hereafter be holden on the oat Mil

Thursday after the first Monday in November, annually, at iodgeville in

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