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rants to be lo- rants shall be located within one year after the passage of this year , or they act ; in default

whereof the same shall be null and void. [Ap. will be null. proved, April 26, 1822.) Vol. iv. pr.

CHAP. 46. An act to provide for paying to the state of Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama,

three per cent. of the nett proceeds, arising from the sale of the public lands within the The secretary

$1. Be it enacted, $c. That the secretary of the treasury ry, from

time shall, from time to time, and whenever the quarterly accounts of to time, to 3 per cent.

public moneys of the several land ofhces in the said state of Misthe nele pro souri shall be settled, pay three per cent. of the nett proceeds of Sales of public the sales of the lands of the United States, lying within the state lands within of Missouri, which, since the first day of January, one thousand Missouri since eight hundred and twenty-one, have been, or hereafter may be, 1st January, sold by the United States, aster deducting all expenses inciden

tal to the same, to such person or persons as may or shall be authorized by the legislature of the said state of Missouri to re

ceive the same ; which sum or sums, thus paid, shall be applied thus paid, to be applied to to the making of public roads and canals within the said state of the making Missouri, under the direction of the legislature thereof, acroads and canals in Mis- cording to the provisions on this subject contained in the act of souri, under direction of

congress of the sixth of March, one thousand eight hundred and the legisla

twenty, entitled “An act to authorize the people of the Missouri Vol. ii. p.

territory to form a constitution and state government, and for 1762. the admission of such state into the Union on an equal footing

with the original states, and to prohibit slavery in certain territoAnnual ac- ries,” and to no other purpose. And an annual account of the

same shall be transmitted to the secretary of the treasury, by application of the money to such officer or person of the state as the legislature thereof shall be transmitted direct, and of its application, if any be made; and, in default of ry of the trea- such return being made, the secretary of the treasury is hereby fauve whedeor required to withhold the payment of any sum or sums that may the secretary then be due, or which thereafter may become due, until a return is required, shall be made as herein required. The secretary

2. That the secretary of the treasury shall, from time to of the treasu- time, and whenever the quarterly accounts of public moneys of ry, from time, the several land offices in the state of Mississippi shall be settled, 3 per cent. of pay three per cent. of the nett proceeds of the sales of the lands ceeds or Photo of the United States lying within the state of Mississippi, which, sales of public since the first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and lands within the state of seventeen, have been, or hereafter may be, sold by the United Mississippi, States, after deducting all expenses incident to the same, to such &c.

person or persons as may or shall be authorized by the legisla

iure of the said state of Mississippi to receive the same; which The sums thus sum or sums, thus paid, shall be applied to making public roads paid to be ap- and canals within the said state, according to the provisions on plied to the making of

this subject contained in the act, entitled " An act to enable the roads and ca- people of the western part of the Mississippi territory to form a Vol. iii. p.

constitution and state government, and for the admission of such 1620. state into the Union on an equal footing with the original states," Annual ac

and to no other purpose ; and an annual account of the same count of the shall be transmitted to the secretary of the treasury, by such of. the money to ficer or person of the state as the legislature thereof shall direct, bo transmitted and of its application, if any be made; and in default of such

count of the

&c.

return being made, the secretary of the treasury is hereby requir- to the secreta. ed-to withold the payment of any suin or sums that may then be rear of the dreadue, or which thereafter may become due, until a return shall be fault, &c. made as herein required.

$ 3. That the secretary of the treasury shall, from time to The secretary time, and whenever the quarterly accounts of public moneys of ry, from time the several land offices in the state of Alabama shall be settled, 5 per cent. of pay ihree per cent. of the nett proceeds of the sales of the lands the nett proof the United States lying within the state of Alabama, which, sales of pubsince the first day of September, in the year one thousand eight lic lands withhundred and nineteen, have been, or hereafter may be, sold by of Alabama, the United States, aster deducting all expenses incident to the &c. same, to such person or persons as may or shall be authorized by the legislature of the said state of Alabama to receive the

The sums thus saine; which sum or sums, thus paid, shall be applied to making

paid, to be appublic roads and canals, and improving the navigation of rivers, plied to the within the said state of Alabama, under the direction of the le- making roads, gislature thereof, according to the provisions on this subject con- Alabama, &c. lained in the act, entitled ? An act to enable the people of the Alabama territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such stale into the Union on an equal footing with the original states," and to no other purpose ; and Annualcosa an annual account of the same shall be transmitted to the secre- application of tary of the treasury, by 'such officer or person of the state as the beer momento legislature thereof shall direct, and of its application, is any be to the secretamade ; and in default of such return being made, the secretary sury; in deof the treasury is hereby required to withhold the payment of fault, &c. any sum or sums that may then be due, or which thereafter may become due, until a return shall be made as herein required : Provided, That the secretary of the treasury shall not allow 10 Provizo ; neis either of the said states of Mississippi and Alabama three per sippi nor Alaa cent. on the nelt proceeds of the sales of public lands within the bama to be al limits of the late Mississippi territory, after deducting incidental per cent on the expenses, until the sum of one million two hundred and fifty of sales of pubs thousand dollars, stipulated to be paid by the United States to lic lands with the state of Georgia, for the cession of the late Mississippi terri- the late Mislory, now composing the states of Mississippi and Alabama, shall sissippi terrihave been first paid and deducted; nor until the stock created fory, until tho under the provisions of the act of congress of the thirty-first of to be paid to March, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, entitled “An the cession of act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of pub- the Mississipa lic lands in the Mississippi territory," and the act supplementary shall have thereto, shall have been redeemed, or if not entirely redeemned, boen paid, &c. the residue to be deducted from the nett proceeds. | Approved, May 3, 1822.)

Chap. 47. An act relating to treasury, notes. $ 1. Be it enacted, &c. That, from and after the passing of this No treasury act, no treasury note shall be received in payment on account of ceived, &c. the United States, or paid, or funded, except at the treasury of excepe at the

tgeasury. the United States. (Approved, May 3, 1822.]

Vol. ii. p. 1500.

The act of 27th Feb. 1813, lo encourage vaccination, repealed.

Chap. 50. An act to repeal the act, entitled " An act to encourage vaccination."

$1. Be it enacted, &c. That the act passed the twenty-second day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, entitled "An act to encourage vaccination,” be, and the same is hereby, repealed. (Approved, May 4, 1822.]

Chap. 51. An act to alter the times of holding the district court in the district of New

Jersey.

District court

$1. Be it enacted, fc. That the district court for the district to bo hereafter of New Jersey shall hereafter be held at New Brunswick on the Tuesdays of a second Tuesdays of March and September, and at Burlington March and on the third Tuesdays of May and November, in every year, any September at New Bruuse thing in any act heretofore passed to the contrary notwithstandwick, &c.

ing. (Approved, May 4, 1822.)

CHAP. 53. An act vesting in the state of Pennsylvania the right of the United States to

all fines assessed for the nonperformance of militia duty during the late war with Groat Britain.

All the right of $1. Be it enacted, f.c. That all right which the United States ibo W States have to the fines assessed upon the citizens of the state of Pennto the assessed on sylvania, for the nonperformance of militia duty during the late citizens of Pennsylvania,

war with Great Britain, shall be, and the same hereby is, vested &c.

in the said state. Moneys in § 2. That all moneys in the hands of those who now are, or the hands of marshals, &c. heretofore have been, marshals or deputy marshals, which may to be paid to have been collected from the fines aforesaid, after deducting the the treasurer of the state. expense of assessing and collecting, shall be paid by them, re

spectively, to the treasurer of the said state. Fines to be re- $ 3. That the said fines shall be recovered by the said state covered, as, under such regulations, provisions, and restrictions, as shall be

prescribed by the legislature thereof. If Pennsylva

$ 4. That the said state, provided it shall accept of the pronia accepts the visions of this act, shall account to the United States for the sum this act, that of three thousand two hundred and thirty-eighit dollars and fortystate is to ac- six cents, if that amount of the said fines shall be collected, it 0. States for being the expenses of three courts martial, held in the said state, 3,238 dolls. 46 for the trial of the said delinquents, of which colonel Thomas conts if, &c.

Ç. Miller, colonel James Wood, and colonel Thomas Moore, were, respectively, presidents. (Approved, May 4, 1822.)

&c.

Vol. ii. p. 1188.

Chap. 54. An act to abolish the United States' trading establishment with the Indian

tribes.

The president $1. Be it enacted, &c. That the president of the United authorized and required States shall be, and hereby is, authorized and required to cause to cause the the business of the United States' trading houses among Indian Indian trading houses to be tribes to be closed, and the accounts of the superintendent of closed, &c.

Indian trade, and of the factors and sub-factors, to be settled ; The president and, for that purpose, the president is hereby authorized to secompetent lect, from among the Indian agents, or others, a competent numnumber of suitable

ber of fit and suitable persons, to be and appear at the office of agents to ro. Indian trade in Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, and at ceive the

tors, &c.

what is due

each of the trading houses established among Indian tribes, on goods, fura, or before the third day of June next, or as soon thereafter as can dences of conveniently be done, to demand and receive of and from the debt, &c. in superintendent of Indian trade, and of the respective factors the superinand sub-factors, all the goods, wares, merchandise, fürs, peli- tendent, facries, evidences of debt, and property and effects of every kind, which may be in their power or possession, by virtue of their respective offices, and justly due and belonging to the United States ; and the said agenis, selected for the purpose aforesaid, Agents to bo shall be furnished with the copies of the latest quarterly returns furnished of the said superintendent, factors, and sub-factors, as rendered ments from by them to the treasury department, and copies of any other pa- the treasury pers in the said department which will show what is, or ought to enable them to

to be, due and coming to the United States, from the said office of ascertain Indian trade in Georgetown, and from each of the trading houses and coming to established among Indians. And the persons so selected shall the U. States. enter into bond, with good and sufficient security, in such sums enter into as may be required by the president of the United States, for bond with se

. the faithful discharge of the duties enjoined on them by the provisions of this act. And, from and after the third day of June After 3d Juno, next, the act of the second of March, one thousand eight hun- of 2d March, dred and eleven, entitled “ An act for establishing trading houses inue in force with Indian tribes,” shall be continued in force sor the purposes only for en only of enforcing all bonds, debts, contracts, demands, and rights, bonds, conwhich may have arisen, and all penalties and punishments which tracis, &c. may have been, or may be, incurred under the provisions of the ch. 97. said act, and for the settlement of the accounts of the superintendent, factors, and sub-factors, at the treasury department.

$ 2. That the goods, wares, and merchandise, which shall be The goods, delivered over to the agents of the United States, under the pro- over to the visions of this act, shall be placed at the disposition of the presi- agents, placed dent of the United States, subject, under bis orders, towards sa- tion of the pretisfying or extinguishing ibe treaty obligations on the part of the sidem, subject, United States, 10 keep up trading houses with the Indians; also, ders, &c. towards the payment of annuities due, or to become due, to Indian tribes; also, in making the customary presents to tribes or individuals in amity with the United States and the surplus, if The surplus, ir any, may be sold to the best advantage, under the orders of the any dobbe sold president, and the proceeds paid over to the treasury of the Unit- vantage, &c. ed States,

3. That the surs, peltries, effects, and property, received un- Furs, &c.fo der the first section of ibis act, shall be sold in the manner the president may president may direct; the debts due and owing shall be collect direct ; debts ed under his orders; and all the money received from these under his op sources, and all that shall be received from the superintendent ders ; and moof Indian trade, and from the factors, and sub-factors, shall be the treasury paid over, as fast as received, into the treasury of the United as fast as reStates : Provided, That such sums may be retained and applied, Proviso ;.lho under the orders of the president of the United States, as may

suins may be be necessary to defray the expenses of carrying this act into ef- retainod, &c., fect.

$ 4. That, as soon as may be after the commencement of the The president next session of congress, the president of the United States shall cate at the VOL. III.

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be sold as the

to be collected

necessary

manner in

next sessicn of communicate to congress the manner in which he shall have congress, the

caused this act to be executed, showing the amount of moneys, which the act furs, peltries, and other effects, and the amount and description has beenese- of goods, wares, and merchandise, and the actual cash value moneys, furs, thereof, received from the superintendent of Indian trade, and goods, &c. re. each of the factors and sub-factors, under the provisions of this , &.

act. (Approved, May 6, 1822. }

country ceded

our

may direct.

ters, &c.

CHAP. 55. An act providing for the disposal of the public lands in the state of Mississippi,

and for the better organization of the land districts in the states of Alabama and Missis.

sippi. The tract of $1. Be it enacted, f.c. That all that tract of country which

was ceded to the United States by a treaty with the Choctaw by the Choctaws, on the Indians, held on the eighteenth day of October, in the year of 18th Oct. 1820,

Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty, near Doake's formed into a land district. Stand, in the state of Mississippi, be, and the same is hereby, Land office at formed into a land district; and for the disposal of the public the president lands in said district, a land office sball be established within the

same, at such convenient place as the president of the United A register,

States may direct and appoint; and for said office a register and &c. to be ap- a receiver shall be appointed by the president, by and with the

, are to give

advice and consent of the senaie, who shall severally give bond bond with ee with security, before entering on the duties of their respective ceive similar offices, in like manner and for like sums, shall receive similar and perform compensation, fees, and emoluments, and shall perform similar like duties, as duties, and possess similar powers, with all other registers and other regis- receivers of public moneys of the United States, appointed by

law for the disposal of the public land; and shall, in all respects,

be governed by the laws of the United States providing for the Proviso; as to disposal of the public land : Provided, however, That the first sale the first sale of of the lands within the district aforesaid may be held at such lands.

convenient place within the district west of Pearl river as the Proviso ; the president of the United States may appoint: And provided also, president may That the president may, if it should be necessary in consequence attach a portion of the

of the establishment of a new basis meridian, aliach a portion of

the land otherwise belonging to the district established by this district west of Pearl river, act to the district west of Pearl river. is, &c.

$ 2. That the president of the United States be, and he is The president

hereby, authorized, when he shall think proper, to cause so much

of the land within the district created by this act, or which may land, &c. surveyed, to be

be attached to the district of Pearl river, and which may be surBold as other veyed, to be exposed to sale, on the same terms and conditions, public lands

and in the same manner, as all other public lands of the United Except sec.

States, with the exception of section numbered sixteen, in each No. 2, forche township, which shall be reserved for the use of schools within in each town- the same; and of such other reservations as now inay, or hereafship, &c.

ter may, exist, by virtue of any act of cession, treaty, or law of

the United States : And for the lands so sold, patents shall issue Patents to issue, as in oth- on the terms and conditions, and in the manner, provided by law

in relation to all other public lands of the United States. Tho lands ly

$ 3. That all the lands lying on the east side of the Tombiging east of ine bee river, in the state of Mississippi, and to which the Indian title Tombigbee, in has been extinguished, be, after the thirtieth day of October which the In- next, attached to the district established by the first section of

land to the

may cause so much of the

or cases.

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