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Statement ezhibiting the cmount paid by purchasers of public lands, for sales

mide at the several land offices, and otherwise, from 1787 to the 30th of

September, 1834.
Marietta.. ...Ohio $487,036 30 Huntsville

83,559,945 98 Zanesville 2,253,894 30 Tuscaloosa

1,086,093 22 Steubenville........ 3,370,421 13 Sparta .

181,445 17 Chillicothe.......... 2,441,329 78 Demopolis

247,500 44 Cincinnati. 5,640,912 48 Montgomery.......

33,468 03 Wooster

1,983,302 29 Mardisville.... 110,305 45 Wapaukonnelta... 358,927 63

Total for Alaba. $10,795,484 45 Bucyrus............

1,296,714 13 Total for Ohio....$17,832,538 04 Washington..Miss. 1,811,054 92

Augusta

96,176 95 Jeffersonville.....la. 2,265,127 01 Mount Salus....... 2,103,634 48 Vincennes........... 2,317,657 72 Chocchuma..

389,162 18 Indianapolis....... 2,153,875 33

Columbus ........

455,093 05 Crawfordsville.....

2,315,689 23 Pontitock, Fort Wayne.......

355,803 36

Tota) for Miss'ippi. 84,855,121 58 La Porte.........

102,040 46 Total for Indiana. $9,510,193 11

New Orleans.. La. 320,830 20

Opelousas............ 191,315 54 Shawneetowo...Ill. 633,974 04

Ouacbita ....

362,705 32 Kaskaskia, ...... 411,261 48

St. Helena.....

32,862 20 Edwardsville 1,023,994 24 Total for Louisiana

907,713 26 Vandalia .....

203,496 17 Palestine............

425,360 24 | Detroit...Michigan 1,437,921 98 Springfield......... 909,928 62 | Bronson.......... 452,035 84 Danville.... 97,568 96 Monroe.......

672,965 95 Quincy.......

66,203 68. Mineral Point.... N E District.....

Green Bay..... N. W. District.........

Total for Michigan 92,562,923 77 Total for Illinois.. $3,771,787 43

Batesville..... Ark. 104.821 51 St. Louis, Missouri 971,335 49

Little Rock........ 82.355 53 Fayette ... 1,485,044 86 Washington..

22,225 67 Palmyra........ 709,772 95 Fayetteville........

12,324 75 Jackson.....

169,659 40 Helena... Lexington

397,753 12 Total for Arkansas $ 221,727 46 Springfield.. Total for Missouri $3,733,565 82

Tallahassee ... Flo. 605,328 13
St Augustine ......

747 81 St. Stephens... Ala. 1,468,252 86 Toral for Florida. $606,075 94 Cahaba...........

4,108,473 30 Amount paid for lands sold at land offices, as above.... $54,797,130 86 For lands in Ohio sold at New York, in 1787.......... 117,108 24 For lands in Ohio sold at Pittsburg, in 1796...

100,427 53 For lands in Ohio sold in the Ohio Company.

642,856 66 For lands in Ohio sold to J. C. Symmes and associates.. 189,693 00

Total amount received, to 30th Sept. 1834.... $55,847, 16 29

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Stament exhibiting the estimated superficial contents in acres of each State and Territory ; che quantity of public land offered for sale to Sept. 30, 1834 ; quantity remaining unsold, and subject to private entry,

Sept. 30, 1834 ; quantity sold to Sept. 30, 1834; and the amount paid by purchasers of public land to Sept. 30, 1834.

Estimated Offered for Remaining Sold to the STATE OR

superficial sale to Sep. 30 unsold Sept. 30th Septem- chasers, to 30 TERRITORY.

contents.

1834.

30, 1834 i ber, i834. Sept. 1834. Acres. Acres. hdths. Acres. hdths. Acres. hdths. Dolls. cts. Onio..

24,923,899 14,703, 163 10 4,584,752 92 10,118,410 18 19,882,623 47 lodiana... 22,032,469 17,258,284 49 9,872,313 24 7,385,971 25 9,510, 193 11 Illinois....... 32,321,947 18,799,515 45 15,801,428 39 2,989,087 06 3,771,787 43 Missouri..... 39, 119,018 18,346,734 98 15,772, 156 93 2,574,578 05 3,799,565 82 Alabama....

32,174,640 23,454,019 04, 17,840,473 60 5,613,544 44 10,795,484 45 Mississippi... 27,487,200 15,450,330 29 12,110, 206 23 3,340, 124 06 4,855,121 58 Louisiana.... 31,463, 040 6,450,942 05 5,896, 185 03 564,757 02

907,713 26 Michigan.... 24, 209,567 11,173, 629 15 9,173,397 07 2,000, 232 08 2,562,923 77 Arkansas.... 37,555, 200 12,652, 749 91 12,475,493 05 177,266 86

221,727 46 Florida.......

85,286,760 5,487,658 38 5,035,673 98 451,994 40 606,075 94 Total...... 306,573,740 143,767,025 84 108,552,070 44| 35,214,955 40 * 55,847,216 29 * This sum includes the following items, viz: Certificates of public debt and army land warrants,

8984,189 91 Forfeited land stock, and military land scrip,

1,643,362 78 Mississippi stock,

2,448,789 44 United States stock,

257,660 73

85,334,002 86 Statement exhibiting the aggregate quantity of public land remaining unsold

and subject to private entry in the several slates and Territories, on the 31st December, 1831. showing as nearly as practicable the quantity remaining unsold at said date, which has been in market since the operation of the cash system, ond also, the quantity remaining unsold at said date, which was in market prior to the operation of the cash syslem.

Quantity of land sub- Quantity in market] Quantity in market
STATE OR TERRI-
TORY.

ject to private entry, since operation of the prior to operation of
December 31, 1831. cash system in 1820. cash system in 1820.
Acres.
Arres.

Acres. 5,631,801 3.457,323 (a 2,174,478 Indiana.....

10,471,586 5,924,780 (6)4,546,806 Illinois...........

15.302,239 11,101,697 (c)4,200,542 Missouri.....

16,126,731 13.148,122 (d)2,978,609 Mississippi..

9.778,362 5,242, 126 (e)4,536,236 Albama .........

17,992,339 11,820,536 ()6.171,803 Louisiana.

6,107,188 4,9 25.757 (g)1,181,431 Michigan.......

8,059,428 7,234,763 (h) 824,665 Arkansas......

9,876,041 9,875,041 Florida...

5,06 3,040 5,063,1140 Total............

104 407,755 77.793,185 26,614,570 (a) Nearly all in market for twenty years; the greater portion from twenty-five to thirty years.

(6) Nearly all in market from fifteen to twenty years.
(c) Nearly all in market for fifteen years and upwards.

(d) rhe earliest sales in 1818; heavy sales occurred, however, subsequently under the credit system ; average period about twelve years.

(e) From twelve to twenty years. (f) From twelve to twenty-two years; average period may be said to be fifteen years. (8) About thirteen years. (h) About thirteen years.

Ohio. •

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Statement exhibiting the quantity of Land unsold, and subject lo privale entry, Sept. 30, 1834;--the quantity of Land sold, and the

amount paid by purchasers, to Sept. 30, 183t; and the expense of the Land system in 1833. Quantity of Land

Expense of keeping up the Land system in 1833. remaining unsold which has been of Whole quantity of Land sold, and

Incidental ex- Amount paid by

penses of the Surveyors Gener. Amount paid STATE OR TERRITORY. fered at public sale, the total amount paid by purchas- District Land al for surveying at the Treasu- Total expen

private entry on the 30th of September, 1834 and was subject to ers for the same, from 1787, to the offices includ- the

public lands, ry for salaries ses in 1833.

ing salaries, and the contin- of Surveyors 30th Sept. 1834.

commissions, gent expenses of General and
stationery,&c. their offices.

their Clerks.
Acres. Hdths. .Acies. Hdths. Dolls. cts. Dolls. cts, Dolls. cls.Dolls. cts Dolls. cts.
Ohio...

4,584,752 92 10,118,410 18 18,882,623 47% 25,088 59
Indiana.......

9,372,313 24 7,385,971 25 9,510,193 11 22,284 16 23,836 66 4,100 00 91,074 18 Michigan...

9,173,397 07 2,000,232 08 2,562,923 77 15,764 77) Illinois....... 15,801,428 39 2,988,087 06 3771,787 43 18,034 14

2,109 10 3,448 15 36,879 04 Missouri.....

15,772, 156 93 2.574,578 05 3,733,565 82 13,287 65 Alabama....

17,840,473 60 5,613,544 44 10,795,484 45 19,902 09 37,427 49 3.410 54 60,740 12 Mississippi..

12,110,206 23 3,340,124 06 4,8-5,121 58 26,697 68 38,505 63 3.700 00 68,903 31 Louisiana ......... 5,886,185 03 564,757 02

907,713 26 6,507 86

13,545 07 5,055 225,108 21 Arkansas.......... 12,475,483 05 177,266 86 221,727 46 5,615 57

575 75 3,300 00 9,491 32 Florida ..........

5,035,673 98 451,984 40 606,075 94 2,401 54 19,885 19 3,895 00 26,181 73

108.552,070 4435,214,955 40155,847,216 29|155,584 05 135,884 89 26,908 97/318,377 91
* Note-Exclusive of the Lands in Mississippi and Alabama acquired from the Chickasaws by treaty of 20th October, 1832, and of all expenditures
connected with survey of same, which are to be reimbursed to the Government out of the proceeds of sales-the nett proceeds accruing to the tribes.
Statement showing the amount of forfeited land stock issued and surrendered at the United States Land Offices to the 30th September, 1834; also the

amount of military Land scrip surrendered to the same period.
Forferted Land Stock-Grand total of stock issued at the Land Offices

$616,371 91 Add amount of stock issued at the Treasury, under the 411 section of the act of the 23d of May, 1828 for moneys forfeited (on lands sold at New York in 1787) by Edgar and Macomb

29.782 75 Total amount issued at the Land Offices to the 30th of September, 1834

$646,154 66 Total amount surrendered at the Land Offices to the 30th of September, 1834

632,743 85 Military Land Scrip— Total amount surrendered at the Land Offices to the 30th of September, 1834

1,008,360 12

OFFICERS OF THE CUSTOMS. The principal officer employed in the collection of the duties on imports ind tonnage, is the Collector, to whom the Naval Officer is at once au aid and a check The Surveyor superintends and directs the inferior

fficers of the custoins, and all three are appointed by the President and Senate They formerly held their offices for an indefinite period ; but, by an act of 15th May, 1820, their ippointment is now limited to four years Weighers, Gaugers Measurers and Inspectors, re appointed by the Collector, with the approbation of the principal officer of the Treasury Department. For the duties of these seve al officers, see the act of Congress, of the 24 of March 1799. Public Aporaisers are authorized by av art of the 20th of April, 1818. Their business is to appraise importa er goods subject to duly ad valorem, when they are suspected to have been invoiced below the true value. They are appointed by the President and Senate, and hold commissions during the pleasure of the President. Assistant Appraisers are au horized by the act of May 28, 1830.

COLLECTORS OF THE CUSTOMS.
Name

Where employed. Date of Commission.

Maine. James W. Ripley.. Passama quoddy.. Dec'r 17, 1834 Samuel 4. Morse .....

Machias............

Jan'y 28, 1832 Etward S. Jarvis.... Frenchman's Bay. March 3, 1831 Roland H Bringham Penobscot....... April 26, 1834 Denny M.Cobb...

Waldoboro.....

March 3, 1833 Thomas M.Crate.....

Wiscasset........

March 11, 1833 Joseph Sewall.

Bath ............

April 29, 1834 John Chandler........

Portland......

March 11, 1833 John F Scammau..... Saco......

March 11, 1833 Barnabas Palmer

Kennebunk

March 11, 1833 Mark Deunet.........

York

March 11, 1833 Daniel Lane...... ....

Belfast.

Jan'y 2, 1835

New Hampshire Daniel P. Drown ....... Portsmouth

April 26, 1834

Vermont. Archibald W. Hyde.... Burlington .....

Feb'y 15, 1834

Massachusells. Samuel Phillips...., Newburyport.....

March 24, 1834 William Beach.. Gloucester............

March 24, 1834 James Miller..

Salem..

Jan'y 3, 1833 Benjamin Knight....... Marblehead....... Febʼy 19, 1834 David Henshaw..

Boston......

April 12, 1834 Timothy Souther....... Ipswich.......

April 12, 1834 Scuyler Sampson .... Plymouth.......... March 11, 1833 Phineas W. Leland.. Fall River........

June 15, 1834 Isaiah L Green........

Barnstable..........

March 3, 1833 Lemuel Williams...... New Bedford...

March 8, 1834 John P. Norton........ Edgartown

Feb'y 19, 1834 Martin T. Morton.....

Nantucket.. ....

Jan'y 28, 1834

Rhode Island. Walter R.Danforth.... Providence..

March 11, 1833 Nathaniel Bullock.....! Bristol.........

Jan'y

2, 1832

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William Littlefield.....

Noah A Phelps... Ingoldsby W. Crawford William H. Ellis....... Samuel Simons..........

Thomas Loomis....
Jarobliould.....
George H. Mcu horter.
Seymour Scovell........
Pierre A Baiker.......
Bason S. Doty....
John P.Osborne........
Samuel Swartwout.....
Aaron Ogrlen, Assist.
David B. McNeil.......
Jeremiah Carrier..

J. W. Reckless ........ Dniel Garrison........ Gjershoin Mott......... Mahlon D. ('anfield.... George W Tucker..... Archer Gifford ...........

Newport

Jan's 2, 1835 Connecticut Miildletoun..........

March 11, 1833 New London......... Feb'y 1, 18:05 New Haven

March 11, 1833 Fanfield.......... Jan'y 8, 1833

New York. Sackett's Harbor.... March 3, 1834 Geunessee.........

arch 23, 1834 Oswego

May

2, 1834 Niagara

March 23, 1834 Buftlo Creek...... March 22, 1834 Oswegatchie.....

March 23, 1834 Sag Harbor...... March 10, 1834 New York............ March 29, 1834 Jersey City...

March 23, 1834 Champlain

May

2, 1334 Cape Vincent....... March 23, 1934

New Jersey Perth Amboy.... June 23, 1834 Bridgetown............ Jan'y

1, 1834 Burlington....

March 28, 1832 Great Egg Harbor.... Jan'y 28, 1834 Little Egg Harbor...... March 11, 1833 Newark.......

June 30, 1834 Pennsylvania. Philadelphia ............. March 11, 1833 Presque Isle....... March 9, 1833

Delaware. Wilmington..... Feb'y 16, 1834

Maryland. Baltimore....

May

1, 1834 Annapolis....

Jan'y 8, 1833 Snowbill...

Jan'y 26, 1833 Oxford.................

March 9, 1833 Vienna ................. March 31, 1834 St. Mary's...

April 14, 1834 District of Columbia. Georgetowo)......... March 1, 1834 Alexandria....

Feb'y 16,

1834 Virginia. Richmond......... Jan'y

4, 1833 Tappa hannock

Jan'y 9, 1834 Norfolk......

March 19, 1834 East River...........

Jan'y 13 1832 Cherry Stone...... March 3, 1833 Yorktown........

April 3, 1834 Petersburg

March 23, 1834 Folly Landing.

Jan'y 10, 1833 North Carolina. Camden.... .....

June 12, 1834

James N. Barker...... homas Forster...

Henry Whitely....

J. H. M.C'ulloch......... Richard Sands.......... George Hudson ......... John Willis.. ......... Charles Leary.... Thomas R. Johnson....

Thomas Turner...... George Brent......

James Gibbon......... Robert S. Garnett...... Conway Whitle ...... John Dangerfield, jr.... Nathaniel Holland...... William Nelson Charles D. McIndoe.... William P. Custis..

.......

Stephen Charles.......

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