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Acts of May 26th, 1824, and of February 24th, 1819, revived. Act of 1824, c. 177, vol. 3, p. 1969. Act of 1819, . c. 165, vol. 3, p. 1721.

Time extended to January 1st, 1840.

Persons hav. ing authorised claims to present them to register and receiver within two years.

ACTS OF THE TWENTY-THIRD CONGRESS

of

THE UNITED STATES.

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

ANDREw Jackson, President. MARTIN VAN BUREN, Vice President, and President of the Senate. John BELL, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Char. 279. An act to allow further time to complete the issuing and

locating of military land warrants during the late war.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the act entitled “An act to allow further time to complete the issuing and locating of military land warrants,” approved the twenty-sixth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, and also the operations of the act approved the twenty-fourth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, which, by said act of one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four is revived, be, and the said acts are hereby, extended and continued in force for the term of five years from and after the twenty-sixth day of May last. [Approved, January, 27th, 1835.]

Chap. 280. An act to extend the time of issuing military land warrants to the officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army.

§ 1. Be it enacted, o: That the time allowed for issuing military land warants to the officers and soldiers of the revolutionary army shall be extended to the first day of January, eighteen hundred and forty. [...]pproved, January 27th, 1835.]

CHAP. 290. An act for the final adjustment of claims to lands in the
State of Louisiana.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That any person or persons having claims to lands in the state of Louisiana, whose claims have been recognised by former laws as valid, but which have not heretofore been confirmed to the grantees or their legal representatives, be, and they are hereby, authorised to present their claims to the register and receiver of the land office in which the land . lie, within two years from the passage of this act, together with the written and other testimony in support of the same, and it shall be the duty of the register and receiver to record in a book to be kept by them for that purpose, the notice of every claim so preferred, together with the evidence in support of the same; and the said register and receiver are hereby further authorised to

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receive any evidence for and on behalf of other individuals who
may resist the confirmation of any such claim either on their own
behalf, or that of the United States, and cause to be taken any
evidence which shall be deemed necessary and proper by them -
to have such claim properly and justly settled, and to have the
same likewise recorded in said book, for which service, in record-
ing the applicant's title papers and evidence, they shall be entitled
to receive from said applicant at the rate of twenty-five cents for
every hundred words.
§ 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Registers and
registers and receivers of the land offices, at or before the begin- ::::::::
ning of each session of Congress thereafter, to make to the secre- to, o
tary of the treasury a report of the claims which may have been the treasury,
o before them, together with the testimony, accompanied and the secre-
- - - - - - - tary to Con-
y their opinions of the validity of each claim, and such other gress.
information respecting them as may be in their possession, which,
said report, shall, by the secretary of the treasury, be laid before
Congress as soon as practicable, with the opinion of the commis-
sioner of the General Land Office, touching the validity of the
respective claims. [.1pproved, February 6th, 1835.]

CHAP. 296. An act to provide for the further compensation of the
Marshal of the district of Delaware.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the marshal of the district of Del. .”.” aware shall be entitled to receive, in addition to the compensation ...'. now allowed by law, an annual salary of two hundred dollars, pensation. payable quarterly, out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise

appropriated. [...]pproved, Feb. 24th, 1835.] .

CHAP. .297. An act supplementary to an act, entitled “An act to
authorise the inhabitants of the State of Louisiana to enter the back

lands.” -
§ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the time given by the act to which ...

this is a supplement, to the owners of lands bordering on any of too. the rivers, creeks, bayous or other water courses of the state of cd to one year Louisiana, to become the purchasers by preference, of the back from the 15th tracts adjacent to those owned by them, be, and the same is "" next. hereby, extended one year from the fifteenth of June next. [..lp.

proved, Feb. 24th, 1835.] o

CHAP. 300. An act to regulate the pay of the navy of the United
States.

- § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That from and after the passage of this
act, the annual pay of the officers of the navy of the United States

shall be as follows: - - -
The senior captain. At all times when in service, four thou- The senior

sand five hundred dollars. - - - captain. When on leave of absence, or waiting orders, three thousand

five hundred dollars.
All other captains. When in command of squadrons on All other “P.

foreign stations, four thousand dollars. tains.
when on other duty, three thousand five hundred dollars.

Vol. iv. 40

When off duty, two thousand five hundred dollars. Commanders, Commanders, or masters commandant. When attached to toot vessels for sea service, two thousand five hundred dollars. When attached to navy yards, or on other duty, two thousand one hundred dollars. When on leave of absence, or waiting orders, one thousand - eight hundred dollars. Lieutenants. Tieutenants. Commanding, one thousand eight hundred dollars. - - On other duty, one thousand five hundred dollars. Waiting orders, one thousand two hundred dollars. Assistant sur- Assistant surgeons. Waiting orders, six hundred and fifty geons. dollars. At sea, nine hundred and fifty dollars. After passing and found qualified for promotion to surgeon, eight hundred and fifty dollars. At sea, one thousand two hundred dollars. When stationed at navy yards, hospitals, rendezvous, and receiving ships, nine hundred and fifty dollars. After being passed and stationed as above, one thousand one hundred and #. dollars. Surgeons. Surgeons. For the first five years after the date of his commission, one thousand dollars. For the second five years, one thousand two hundred dollars. For the third five years, one thousand four hundred dollars. For the fourth five years, one thousand six hundred dollars. After he shall have been commissioned as a surgeon twenty - years and upwards, one thousand eight hundred dollars. All surgeons of the navy under orders for duty, at navy yards, receiving vessels, rendezvous, or naval hospitals, shall have an increase of one-fourth of the foregoing amount of their respective annual pay, from the date of their acceptance of such orders. All surgeons of the navy ordered to any of the ships or vessels of the United States, commissioned for sea service shall have an increase of one-third of the foregoing amount of their respective annual pay, from the date of their acceptance of such orders. All surgeons of the navy, ordered as fleet surgeons, shall have an increase of one-half of their respective annual pay, from the - date of their acceptance of such orders. Chaplains. Chaplains. When attached to vessels for sea service, or at navy yards, one thousand two hundred dollars. d Won on leave of absence, or waiting orders, eight hundred Ollars. Professor of Professor of mathematics. When attached to vessels for sea * service, or in a yard, one thousand two hundred dollars. Secretaries. Secretaries. To commanders of squadrons, when commanding in chief, one thousand dollars. To commanders of squadrons, when not commanding in chief, --- nine hundred dollars. Šiling-mas Sailing-masters. Of a ship of the line, for sea service, one ets. thousands one hundred dollars. When on other duty, one thousand dollars.

When on leave of absence, or waiting orders, seven hundred and fifty dollars. Second masters. When attached to vessels for sea service, Second masseven hundred and fifty dollars. ters. When on other duty, five hundred dollars. When on leave of absence, or waiting orders, four hundred dollars. Passed midshipmen. On duty, seven hundred and fifty dollars. Passed midWaiting orders, six hundred dollars. shipmen. Warranted masters' mates. . When attached to vessels for sea Warranted service, or at navy yards, four hundred and fifty dollars. so." When on leave of absence, or waiting orders, three hundred dollars. Midshipmen. When attached to vessels for sea service, four Midshipmen. hundred dollars. When on other duty, three hundred and fifty dollars. When on leave of absence, or waiting orders, three hundred dollars. Clerks. Of a yard, nine hundred dollars. - Clerks. First clerk to a commandant of a navy yard, nine hundred dollars. Second clerk to a commandant of a navy yard, seven hundred and fifty dollars. To commanders of squadrons, captains of fleets, and commanders of vessels, five hundred dollars. Boatswains, gunners, sailmakers, carpenters. Of a ship of the Boo. - - - gunners, sailline, for sea service, seven hundred and fifty dollars. makers, carOf a frigate for sea service, six hundred dollars. - penters. When on other duty, five hundred dollars. When on leave of absence, or waiting orders, three hundred and sixty dollars. - Officers temporarily performing the duties belonging to those of Officers tema higher grade, shall receive the compensation allowed to such #. 3. higher grade, while actually so employed. ties. g No officer shall be put on furlough but at his own request, and Qificers on all officers so furloughed shall receive one-half only of the pay to furlough. which they would have been entitled if on leave of absence. If any assistant surgeon shall have been absent from the United Ronkofa. States, on duty, at the time others of his date were examined, he """: o y, y geons under shall if not rejected at a subsequent examination be entitled to the certain cir. same rank with them ; and if from any cause, his relative rank cumstances. cannot be assigned to him, he will retain his original position on the register. One ration per day, only shall be allowed to all officers when ..." o attached to vessels for sea service. :* § 2. And be it further enacted, That no allowance shall hereaf. No allowance ter be made to any officer, in the naval service of the United o: States, for drawing bills, for receiving or disbursing money, or bills, &c. &c. transacting any business for the government of the United States, nor shall he be allowed servants, or pay for servants, or clothing or rations for them or pay for the same, nor shall any allowance be made to him for rent of quarters or to pay rent for furniture, or for lights or fuel, or transporting baggage. It is hereby expressly

declared that the yearly allowance provided in this act is as the
pay, compensation, and allowance that shall be received under
any circumstances whatever, by any such officer or person,
except for travelling expense; when under orders for which ten
cents per mile shall be allowed. [...]pproved, March 3, 1835.]

Char. 305. An act amendatory of the act for the continuation of the
r Cumberland Road.

The line of § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the secretary of war be, and he is
... hereby, authorised and directed to cause the line of the national
}...'... road, heretofore run between Springfield, in Clarke county, in the
and Rich. state of Ohio, and Richmond, in the state of Indiana, to be exam-
mond, in on- ined and reviewed by some competent engineer; and, on such re-
diana, to '. view the line of the national road to be run in such manner, and
re-examincol, . - - - - - --
&c. in such direction, as will best promote the public convenience and
interest; and the location so made, if approved by the President
of the United States, shall be established as the line between the

said points. [...]pproved, March 3, 1835.]

CHAP. 306. An act to prescribe the punishment of Consuls, Commer-
cial Agents, and others in certain cases.

Fine, &c, for $ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That if any consul, vice consul, comÉ... mercial agent, or vice commercial agent, shall knowingly and certificates. *. - - - - - *- falsely certify to any invoice, or other paper to which his certificate is by law authorised or required, he shall, on conviction thereof, in any court of competent jurisdiction, forfeit and pay a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars, at the discretion of the court, and be imprisoned for a term not exceeding three years, at the like discretion. [...]pproved, March 3, 1835.]

CHAP. 307. An act to change the place of holding the District Court
of the United States for the District of Mississippi.

Court, hereaf. § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That the district court of the United

ter to be held States for the district of Mississippi, now held at Natchez, shall

** hereafter be held at the town of }... in the state of Mississippi, at the times now prescribed by law for the holding of said court. [...]pproved, March 3, 1835.]

Chap. 309. An act to change the times of holding the district courts
of the United States for the western district of Virginia, held at
Clarksburg.

Court to be § 1. Be it enacted, &c. That from and after the second of August
* next, the sessions of the district court of the United States for the
Mondays of Western district of Virginia, required by law to be holden at
June and Clarksburg, shall be held on the first Mondays of June and No-

November. venber annually. [..ipproved, March 3, 1835.]

CHAP. 310. An act to authorisc the removal of the land office at Wa-
paughkoneta to Lima, in the state of Ohio.

§ 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the land office at presentestablished at Wapaughkoneta, in the state of Ohio, be removed to Lima, in Allen county, in the same state. [Approved, March 3, 1835.]

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