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CHAP. 112.-AN ACT to confirm the location and to grant a quarter section

of public lands for the couny site of Hillsborough county, State of Florida.

Confirmation of location and

(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre.

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asgrans of a quarter sembled, 'I hat the location of the county commissioners of Section of land.

the county of Hillsborough, in the State of Florida, of one hundred and sixty acres of land for the county site of said county, at Tampa, viz: beginning on the east bank of Hillsborough river, at the point where the reduced military reservation, as made by Major L. Whiting, September fourteenth, eighteen hundred and forty six, strikes the same; thence up said river, binding thereon, to a point at least halt a mile in a straight line from the beginning; thence northeasterly to a point from whence a line running parallel to said straight line, and striving the line of said reduced reservation; and thence along the lines of said reservation to the place of beginning-shall include between said river and said lines one hundred and sixty acres of land ; and the same is hereby

granted to the said commissioners of the said county, and Proceeds of their successors in office, for the use of said county, the prosales-now to be ceeds of sales to be applied to the building of a court house

and jail, and other public buildings for said county; and the Commissioner of the General Land Othce shall cause said one hundred and sixiy acres of land, granted as aforesaid, to be surveyed, and the survey confirmed, as soon as practicable; and a patent shall issue therefor to said commissioners, for the use of said county, as aforesaid, referring to this act.

Approved July 25, 1848.

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CHAP. 113.-AN ACT for the relief of Alfred White.

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..sentatives of the United States of America in Congress aseral to pay bim sembled, That the Postmaster General be, and he is hereby, diamount of a judg. rected to pay, from the revenues of the Post Office Department

appropriated for mail transportation, to Alfred White of Missis. sippi, the sum of fifty-four dollars and forty-five cents, that sum having been paid by him in satisfaction of a judgment recovered against him by the United States in the district court for the southern district of Mississippi, and which said sum, included in said judgment, was over and above what appears to have been due from said White to the Post Office Department, for whose benefit said judgment was recovered.

Approved July 25, 1848.

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CHAP. 114.-AN ACT for the relief of the Central Railroad and Banking

Company of Georgia.

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(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre. sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as- Secretary of the sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is here. Treasury to canby, anthorized and required to cancel and give up six several six several bondo bonds of the Central Railroad Company of Georgia, falling from them. due on the third day of March, eighteen hundred and fortythree, which said several bonds were required and given contrary to the true intent and meaning of the several acts under which they were taken. Approved July 25, 1848.

CHAP. 115.—AN ACT to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to make a

compromise and settlement with the securities of Francis D. Newcomb, late Surreyor general of the State of Louisiana.

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(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepTesentalives of the United States of America in Congress as Secretary of the sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is ized to make a set: hereby, authorized to make such an equitable settlement and tlement and.com. compromise with the securities of Francis D. Newcomb, late securities of F. D. surveyor general of the State of Louisiana, as he shall, under the circumstances, deem advisable ; and on their paying or securing to his satisfaction the sum agreed to be paid by them, lo discharge them fully from all liability as such securities.

Approved July 25, 1848.

CHAP. 116 - AN ACT for the relief of the heirs of Moses White.

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(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep. résentalives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, Secretary of directed to allow and pay to the heirs-at-law of Moses White, heirs. of Moses deceased, late a pensioner on the revolutionary invalid pen- of his invalid pen. sion roll, the amount of his invalid pension, froni the third sio 01 March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred 31st May, 1830. and twenty-six, to the thirty-first day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty, during Which time said pension was withheld or discontinued in consequence of said Moses taking the benefit of the act entitled "An act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the army of the Revolution," approved May fif. leenth, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-eight. Approved July 25, 1848.

CHAP 117.—AN ACT for the relief of the society for the reformation of juvenile delinquents in the city of New York.

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[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre'sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as»fement re°nde* sembled, That the judgment rendered in the district court of fains t said so- the United States for the southern district of New York, in [Meditates! the case of the United States against the managers of the society for the reformation of juvenile delinquents, so far as the same remains unpaid, be, and the same is hereby, forever released and discharged; and that the proper law officer of the United States in said court cause satisfaction thereof to be entered of record. Approved July 25, 1848.

CHAP. 118 AN ACT making appropriations for the current and contingent ex>

penses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, and for other purposes.

[sec. 1.] 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 they are hereby, appropriated for the year ending the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, for the purpose of paying the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

For the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, viz:

Superintendent For the pay of the superintendent of Indian affairs at t^i^ktf^. St. Louis and the several Indian agents, as provided by the acts of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, of March third, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, and of June twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and forty-six, twelve thousand six hundred and seventy-eight dollars; sub-agents- For the pay of sub-agents, authorized by the aet of June 'thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, eight hundred and seventy dollars; • interpreters. For the pay of interpreters, authorized by the same act, one

thousand three hundred and forty-two dollars; cieria to super For the pay of clerk to superintendent at St. Louis, one fp^***thousand two hundred dollars;

territorv we,t*ri\ For the pay of clerk to acting superintendent of the western territory, one thousand dollars; Bmmngs and For buildings at agencies, and repairs, two thousand dollars ) » Negotiatingtrea- For expenses of negotiating treaties with the Chippewas, ties with cEipre- ratified April, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, three thousand dollars;

For compensation to an agent and two interpreters for the Agent «nd two Indian tribes of Texas, in addition to the former appropria-/nSS^tribel 'V[ tion for this object, fifteen hundred dollars; Texa*

For fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, ,tJrTM1j2-j,l*,re*tr viz: "pu

TO THE CHRISTIAN INDIANS.

For permanent annuity stipulated in the acts of May twen- remanent »»ty-sixth, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and May twen- mty' tieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, four hundred dollars.

TO THE CHIPPEWAS OF MISSISSIPPI AND LA.KE SUPERIOR.

For payment in money, for twenty years, stipulated in the payment in mosecond article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen neyhundred and thirty-sevetl, nine thousand five hundred dollars;

For payment in goods,, for twenty years, stipulated in the 0P7,men! in second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen s°°' hundred and thirty-seven,nineteen thousand dollars;

For establishing three blacksmiths' shops, supporting three Blacksmithssmiths, and furnishing iron and steel for twenty years, stipu- sh°P».Eclated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, three thousand dollars;

For support of farmers, purchase of implements, grain or Farmers, impieseed, and to carry on their agricultural pursuits, for twenty years, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twentyninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, one thousand dollars;

~For purchase of provisions for twenty years, stipulated in Provision?, the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, two thousand dollars;

For purchase of tobacco for twenty years, stipulated in the Tobacco, second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, five hundred dollars;

For limited annuity for twenty-five years, in money, slip- ti£'mitei1 """J »lated in the fourth article of the treaty of fourth October, eighteen hundred and forty-two, twelve thousand five hundred dollars;

For limited annuity for twenty-five years, in goods, stipuiated in the fourth article of the treaty of fourth October, eigTiteen hundred and forty-two, ten thousand five hundred dollars;

For support of two blacksmiths' shops, including pay of ,^,^'£1*^ smiths and assistants, and furnishing iron and steel, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of fourth October, eighteen hundred and forty-two, two thousand dollars;

For support of two farmers, stipulated in the fourth article Fa««.-£. of the treaty of fourth October, eighteen hundred and fortytwo, one thousand dollars;

carpenter*. For pay of two carpenters, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of fourth October, eighteen hundred and fortytwo, twelve hundred dollars; schooJ*. For support of schools, stipulated in the fourth article of

the treaty of fourth October, eighteen hundred and forty-two, two thousand dollars; ^rroviuoni »nd- For purchase of provisions and tobacco, stipulated in the tobacco fourth article of the treaty of fourth October, eighteen hun

dred and forty-two, two thousand dollars; r»j«nenu in For payment in money to the Chippewas of lake Superior, stipulated in the third article of the treaty of the second August, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, seventeen thousand dollars; , For payment in money to the Chippewas of Mississippi, stipulated in the third article of the1 treaty of the second of August, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, seventeen thousand dollars;

"* For limited annuity for forty-six years, to be paid to the Chippewas of Mississippi, stipulated in the third article of the treaty of the second August, eighteen hundred and fortyseven, one thousand dollars.

TO THE PILLAGER BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS.

um- For limited annuity in goods, for five years, stipulated in *7' the fourth article of the treaty, of the first of August, eighteen

hundred and forty-seven, three thousand six hundred dollars; leaver traps. For purchase of two hundred beaver traps, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of the first of August, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, one thousand dollars;

For purchase of seventy-five northwest guns, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of the first of August, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, five hundred dollars.

TO THE CHIPPEWAS OF SAGANAW.

a^STM*"611' •* For permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of ^"" the treaty of third August, seventeen hundred and ninety-five,

one thousand dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of seventeenth November, eighteen hundred and seven, eight hundred dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of twenty fourth September, eighteen hundred and nineteen, one thousand dollars; jiBiackimiths, For support of a blacksmith at Saganaw, and for farming «at3e°lc?teM '' utensils and cattle, and for the employment of persons to aid them in agriculture, stipulated in the eighth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth September, eighteen hundred and nineteen,, and seventh article of the treaty of fourteenth January, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, two thousand dollars; Uscttita. f°r education during the pleasure of Congress, stipulated in the sixth article of the treaty of fifth August, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, one thousand dollars.

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