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' and receive for passing the said gates the tolls and rates on which shall be legibly painted the rates of toll, as is • hereafter mentioned ; and they may stop any person provided for in this act. riding, leading, or driving any liorses, cattle, sulky, “Sec. 7. That if any of the toll collectors shall an. chair, phiæton, cart, chaise, wagon, sleigli, sled, or other reasonably delay or hinder any passenger or traveller, at carriage of burden or pleasure, from passing tlırough any of the gates, or shall demand or receive more toll than * the said gates, until they shall respectively have paid is by this act established, he shall, for each and every * for passing the same, that is to say i for every space of such offence, forfeit and pay to the party aggrieved the
twenty miles in length on said road, the following sums sum of ten dollars. • of money, and so in proportion for every greater or les .Sec. 8. That, if any person shall purposely or maliser distance, to wit : For every score of sheep or hogs, ciously deface, or otherwise injure any of the mile ten cents ; for every score of cattle, twenty cents; for 'stones, parapet walls, culverts, or bridges, or any of • every led or drove horse, three cents; for every mule the masonry whatsoever, or any of the gates or toll • or ass, led or driven, three cents; for every horse and houses of and belonging to the said national road in this • rider, six and one fourth cents; for every sled or sieigh • State, as the same is now constructed, or may hereafter drawn by one horse or ox, twelve and one half cents; .be •constructed, every person so otlending shall
, upon • for every horse or ox in addition, six and one fourth conviction thereof, be fined in a sum not more than tire "cents; for every dearborn, sulky, chair, or chaise, with hundred dollars, or be imprisoner in the dungeon of ths
one liurse, twelve and one half cents ; for every horse jail of the county, and be fed un bread and water only, • in addition, six and one fourth cents; for every chariot, 'not exceeding twenty days, or both, at the discretion in .coach, coachee, stage or phaton, with two horses,
(the court. • eighteen and three fourth cents; for every horse in
•Sec. 9. That if any person shall purposely fill, . addition, six and one fourth cents ; for every other car- choak, or otherwise obstruct any of the side drains, val
riage of pleasure, under whatever name it may go, the lies, gutters, or culverts of said road, now made or here• like sum, according to the number of wheels and horses after to be made, or shall connect any private road or • drawing the same ; for every cart or wagon whose cartway with the said national road, without making a wheels" do not exceed the breadth of two and one half the point of connexion a stone culvert, or paved valley, inches, twelve and one half cents ; for each horse or ox
' or other good and sufficient fixture, so as to secure a • drawing the same, six and one fourth cents; for every 'free passage for the waler along such side drain, where 'cart or wagon whose wheels shall exceed two and
such private roail or cartway comects with the said na. one half inches in breadth, and not exceeding four tional road, or if any person shall purposely or wilfully
inches, six and one fourth cents; for every horse or travel upon such parts of said national road as are or may 'ox drawing the same, three cents; and for every other be in an unfinished state, against the consent of me cart or wagon whose wheels shall exceed four inches
, Superintendent appointed by the United States, or hi and not exceeding five inches in breadth, four cents ; this State ; or shall remove any of the Beacons placer! for every horse or ox drawing the same two cents; and upon the said road so in an untinished state as aforesant
, all other wagons or carts whose wheels shall exceed six for the diverting of the travel on and from said roa!, inches in breadth, shall pass the said gates free and clear every person so offending shall, upon conviction there • of all tolls : Provided, That nothing in this act shall be of, be, for every such offence, fined in a suim not less •construed so as to authorize any toiis to be received or
than one mor more than ten dollars. 'collected from any person passing to or from public worship, or to or from any musters, or to or from his
"Sec. 10. That if any person shall stand luis wagon ap! common business on his farm or wood land, or to or team, or either of them, over night, upon the pavemen! from a funeral, or to or from a mill, or to or from his
of said roal, now made, or which may hereafier be • common place of trading or marketing, within the
made, or shall at any other time stand a wagon 27 county in which he resides, including their wagons,
team, or either of them, upon the said pavement for the carriages, and horses or oxen drawing the same : Pro
purpose of feedling, or if he shall in any other manne" vided, also, That no roll shall be received or collected 'purposely and wilfully obstruct the travel upon said • for the passage of any stage or coach, conveying the thereof, for every such offence, be fined in a sum not
road, every person so osfending shall, upon convictiva • United States” mail, or horses bearing the same, or any less than one nor more than five dollars.
wagon or carriage laden with the property of the United • States, or any cavalry or other troops, arms or military “Sec. 11. That if any person shall fast lock or route 6 stores belonging to the same, or to any of the States lock either of the wheels of any wagon, coach, chaise, • comprising this Union, or any person or persons on duty gig, sulkcy, carriage, or other two or four wheeled se• in the military service of the United States, or of the hicle, while travelling upon the pavement of said Mhando militia of any of the States.
as now made, or which may hereafler be made, (excen' "Scc. 5. That the moneys so collected shall constitute ing, however, such parts of said road, as may be, at the "a fund, to be denominated the United States' Road ' time of such locking, covered with ice,) every person • Fund ; and so much thereof as may be paid into the Trea-offending shall, upon conviction thereof, be finel in any
sury agreeably to the provisions above recited, shall be sum not less than one nor more than five dollars. • subject to the order of the Governor, who shall pay out • Sec. 12. The supervisors of roads and highway of said fund the salary of the Superintendent, and the through whose districts the said national rond does not, expenses incident to the superintendence and collection, or may hereafter pass, arc hereby severally authorise! other than those particularly provided for in this act, and and required, at the connection with, or intersection of shall cause the remaining neit proceeds of the revenue 'any State, county, or township road, which now is, er * collected as abovementioned to be applied solely and hereafter may be established under the laws of this state * exclusively to the preservation, repair, and improvement within their respective districts, to build and kepic of said road, and to no other purpose whatever.
repair a good and sufficient stone culvert or paved is! "Sec. 6. That directors shall be set up at proper and ley, or other good and sufficient fixture, in such ma convenient situations, to caution all conductors or drivers ner as to admit of a free passage for the water along the of carriages on the road aforesaid, that they shall at all “side drain or drains of said national road at the court "times pass on the left of each other, under the penalty 'tion or intersection aforesaid, and according to the grea.!" * of five dollars for every offence : and there shall also be thereof, as established by the United States' Supe?" 'set up at some conspicuous place at cach gate, a board, tendent of said national road.
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"Sec. 13. That, for the purpose of carrying into effect Sec. 2. And be it further enucted, 'That from and after the provisions of this act, the Governor is hereby autho- the first day of April next, the same and no higher ton. ‘rized to draw on the State Treasury for any sum of mo. nage duties and custom-house charges of any kind shall ney not exceeding two thousand dollars, to be paid out be levied and collected on any British colonial raft, flat,
of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri- boat, or vessel, entering otherwise than by sea, at any * "ated: Provided, Said sum shall be refunded to the state port of the United States on tke rivers and lakes on our *** Treasury out of the proceeds of the road fund created Northern, North-eastern, and North-western frontiers,
.by the provisions of this act, so soon as the same shall than may be levied and collected on any raft, flatboat, be collected.
or vessel, entering otherwise than by sea, at any of the * Sec. 14. That all fines, penalties, and forfeitures in- ports of the British possessions on our Northern, North: "curred under the provisions of this act, shall be recover eastern, and North-western frontiers ; and that, from and ed by indictment in the court of common pleas of the after the first day of April next, no higher discriminating county where the offence was committed, or by action duty shall be levied or collected on merchandise import
of debt, in the name of the State of Ohiv, for the use of ed into the United States, in the ports aforesaid, and * the road-fund established by this act, which action of otherwise than by sea, than may be levied and collected * debt may be brought before any justice of the peace, on merchandise when imported in like manner, otheror other court having jurisdiction thereof, in the county wise than by sea, into the British possessions on our where the offence was committed, or such fine, penal. Northern. North-eastern, and North-western frontiers ty, or forfeiture was incurred ; and it shall be the duty from the United States. of the superintendent, toll-gatherers, and of any other Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That from and after person who will complain of the same, to prosecute all the passage of this act, any boat, sloop, or other vessel of offences against the provisions of this act.
the United States, navigating the waters on our North* Sec. 15. That it shall be lawful for the General AsernNorth-eastern, and North-western frontiers, other. sembly, at any future session thereof, without the con- wise than by sea, shall be enrolled and licensed in such sent of Congress, to change, alter, or amend this act : form as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the TreaProvided, that the same shall not be so changed, alter- sury ; which enrollment and license shall authorize any ed, or amended, as to reduce or increase the rates of such boat, sloop, or other vessel, to be employed either loll hereby established, below, or above a sum necessa in the coasting or foreign trade ; and no certificate of re. ry to defray the expenses incident to the preservation gistry shall be required for vessels so employed on said and repair of said road, to the erection of gates and frontiers : Provided, That such boat, sloop, or vessel, toll-houses thereon, and for the payment of the fees or shall be, in every other respect, liable to the rules, salaries of the superintendent, the collectors of tolls, regulations, and penalties, now in force, relating to reand of such other agents as may be necessarily employ- gistered vessels on our Northern, North-eastern, and ed in the preservation and repair of the same, accord. North-western frontiers. ing to the true intent and meaning of this act.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That in lieu of the • Sec. 16. That any person or persons shall have the fees, emoluments, salary, and commissions, now allowed privilege of paying at either of the saiil gates, at the by law to any collector ur surveyor of any district on our rates specified in this act, the amount of toll for any Northern, North-eastern, and North western lakes and distance which such person or persons may desire to rivers, each collector or surveyor, as aforesaid, shall retravel on said road, and receive a certificate thereof ceive annually, in full compensation for these services, from the collector of tolls at such gate, which certifi- an amount equal to the entire compensation received by cate shall be a sufficient voucher to procure the passage such officer during the past year. of such person or persons through any other gate or Approved : March 2, 1831. gates named in said certificate : Provided, That printed forms of such certificates shall be furnished by the superintendent to be appointed under the provisions of AN ACT declaratory of the law concerning Contempis this act to each collector of tolls, and shall be counter
of Court. signed by such superintendent, and otherwise so devi. Be it enacted, &c. That the power of the several courts sed as to prevent fraud or imposition ; and no certific of the United States to issue attachments and inflict sum. cate shall be considered as valid under this section, un mary punishments for contempts of court, shall not be less such certificate shall be authenticated as aforesaid. construed to extend to any cases except the misbeha.
* Sec. 17. That the act entitled "An act for the previour of any person or persons in the presence of the * vention of injuries to the National Road in Obio,” passo said courts, or so near thereto as to obstruct the adminis. ed February eleventh, eighteen hundred and iwenty; tration of justice, the misbehaviour of any of the officers eight, be, and the same is hereby repealed ; Provided, of the said courts in their official transactions, and the however, That allfactions and prosecutions which may disobedience or resistance by any officer of the said * now be pending shall be prosecuted to final judgment courts, party, juror, witness, or any other person or and execution, and all offences committed before the persons, to any lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree, taking effect of this act, shall be prosecuted and punor command of the said courts. ished in the same manner as if the above mentioned act Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if any person was not repealed.'
or persons shall, corruptly, or by threats or force, en. Approved : March 2, 1831.
deavor to influence, intimidate, or impede any juror,
witness, or officer, in any court of the United Siates, in NACT to regulate the Foreign and Coasting Trade on the discharge of his duty, or shall, corruptly, or by threats the Northern, North-eastern, and North-western fron- or force, obstruct or impede, or endeavor to obstruct or tiers of the United States, and for other purposes.
impede, the due administration of justice therein, every
person or persons so offending, shall be liable to proseBe it enacted, &c. That, from and after the first day of cution therefor by indictment, and shall, on conviction pril next, no custom-house fees shall be levied or col. thereof, be punished by fine, not exceeding five huncted on any raft, flat, boat, or vessel of the United dred dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding three tates, entering otherwise than by sea, at any port of months, or both, according to the nature and aggrava. le United States on the rivers and lakes on our North, tion of the offence. 'n, North-eastern, and North-western frontiers.
Approved : March 2, 1831.
AN ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Be it enacted, &c. That the District Court of the Uni
Peter Celestino Walker and John Peter Walker, de- ted States, for the Louisiana District, be authorized and ccased, and of Joseplı Walker, of the State of Mis- directed to order the proceeds of the said seizure now sissippi.
deposited, subject to the order of the said Court, to be Be il enacted, &c. That the legal representatives of paid over to the said Beverly Chew, and the legal rePeter Celestino Walker, deceased, be, and they are presentatives of the said William Emerson and Edwin hereby authorized to enter and locate on any of the pub. Lorraine, respectively. lic lands of the United States, in the State of Mississippi, Approved, March 3, 1831. which have been offered for sale at public sale, and are now subject to entry at private sale, the quantity of five AN ACT making appropriations for building light hundred acres of land, in legal subdivisions, in lieu of the houses, light-boats, beacons, and monuments, and quantity of five hundred acres of land granted to the said placing buoys. Peter C. Walker, by the Spanish Government, by warrant Be it enacted, &c. That the following appropriations and order of survey, which has been sold by the United be, and the same are hereby, made, and directed to be States. And that the legal representatives of John Peter paid out of any money in the Treasury-not otherwise apWalker, deceased, be, and they are hereby authorized to propriated, to enable the Secretary of the Treasury to enter and locate on any of the public lands of the United provide, by contract, for building light-houses, lightStates, in the State of Mississippi, which have been offer. boats, beacons, and monuments, and placing buoys, to ed for sale, and are now subject to entry at private sale, wit: five hundred acres of land, in legal subdivisions, in lieu State of Maine. Four thousand dollars for a ligtalof the quantity of five hundred acres, granted to the said house at the western entrance of Fox Island thoroughJohn Peter Walker, by the Spanish Government, by war- fare; rant and order of survey, which has been sold by the Six thousand dollars for a light-house at or near Cape United States.
Porpoise; Sec. 2. And be it further enacled, That Joseph Walker Four thousand dollars for increasing the beight of the be, and he hereby is authorized, to enter and locate on light-house on Boon Island; any of the public lands of the United States, in the State Four thousand dollars for a light-house at or near Marof Mississippi, which have been offered at public sale, shal's Point, in the town of St. George; and are now subject to entry at private sale, five hundred Six thousand dollars for re-building the light-house at acres of land, by legal subdivisions, in lieu of five hun. Whitehead; dred acres granted to the said Joseph Walker by the Six thousand dollars for re-building the light-house on Spanish Government, by warrant and order of survey, Franklin Island; which has been sold by the United States.
Five hundred and ten dollars for spindles and buoys is Approved : March 2, 1831.
State of Massachusetts. Five thousand dollars for AN ACT for the relief of William T. Carroll, Clerk of building a light-house on the monument at Gloucester the Supreme Court of the United States.
Point; Be it enacted, &c. That the sum of two thousand dol. One thousand dollars for erecting a monument on or lars be appropriated, to be paid by the Secretary of the near Cohasset Rocks; Treasury, out of any money in the Treasury not other Two hundred and fifty dollars in addition to an opes wise appropriated, to compensate William T. Carroll, pended balance of a former appropriation, for erecting a Clerk of the Supreme Court, for engrossing the minutes spindle-beacon on Minot's Ledge, and placing a buoy on of the said Court, from August term, eigliteen hundred Hospital Island Ledge, near George's Island; and twenty, to August term, eighteen hundred and Twelve hundred dollars for erecting a monument upot twenty-six; for transcribing the causes decided in said a ledge of rocks situated at the outer part of the harde: Court for thirty-one terms, entering under each cause all of Swampscut; motions, orders, continuances, judgments, decrees, and One thousand dollars for two monuments, one on Sus other proceedings ; and also, for arranging and labelling ken Island, and the other on Pig Rocks, in Braintree the documents of the said Court ; all which services not Bay; pertaining to the regular official duties of the said Car. Five hundred dollars for placing ten buoys in the nor roll
, were performed in obedience to an order of the thern channel through the Vineyard Sound, at the fol Court, made at January term, eighteen hundred and lowing places: one on Point Rips; one on the shore twenty-seven.
Shoals, near Monomoy Point; three on the Handker Approved : March 3, 1831.
chief, northeast, southeast, and southwest parts ; one of
a rock near Hyannis Harbor, in the channel; and two ou AN ACT for the relief of Beverly Chew, the heirs of the Broad Shoal to the eastward of Falmouth east, sal
William Emerson, deceased, and the heirs of Edwin west parts ;
Five thousand dollars for rebuilling a light-house au WHEREAS, the brig Joseph Secunda was condemned in Cape Cod, should it be deemed expedient by tbe Secre
the name of the United States, in the District Court of tary of the Treasury ; the United States for the Louisiana District, in the Four hundred dollars for placing six buoys on ledges year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, on the and rocks at a place called Wood's Hole, near Falmouth: seizure and prosecution, and at the sole expense of and a spindle on Lone Rock, near that place. Beverly Chew, Collector of the District of Mississippi, Slate of Rhode Island. For a beacon-light at or near William Emerson, deceased, surveyor, and Edwin the entrance of the harbor of Wickford, in the town of Lorraine, deceased, naval officer of the port of New- North Kingston, three thousand dollars, Orleans, for an infraction of the slave laws : AND Fifty dollars for a spindle on the Halfway Rock be WHEREAS, the one half of the proceeds of the said brig tween the islands of Rhode Island and Connecticut. and her cargo are now deposited, subject to the order State of Connecticut-Five thousand dollars for build of the said Court, which balf would have been
payable ing a light-house at or near Morgan's Point, on the north to the said Beverly Chew, William Emerson, and side of Fisher's Island Sound, in the township of Grotor William Lorraine, but for an omission in the laws here. Four hundred dollars for a spindle to be erected or tofure passed on that subject : Therefore,
the Whale Rock, at the entrance of Mystic River, and
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for one on Turner's Reef, situated about one-third of the A sum not exceeding one thousand dollars for purchasdistance from the main land to Fisher's Island.
ing land and removing a wind mill on Cape Roman. Three thousand dollars for erecting a beacon on the State of Georgia. For a beacon on the White Oyster beach near the west side of the New Haven harbor ; and Beds, near the mouth of Savannah River, three thou. two hundred and fifty dollars for buoys on Pardee's Bar, sand dollars. Black Rock Bar, and the Shag Banks in said harbor. State of Ohio. Five thousand dollars for building a
Six thousand and two hundred dollars for erecting a light-house on Turtle Island, at the mouth of Maumee monument or beacon on Branford Reef, in Long Island Bay, Lake Erie. Sound.
Öne thousand dollars for erecting a beacon-light on the Two hundred and fifty dollars for placing buoys, viz : pier at Grand River. one on the north end of Hatchet's Reef, in the Sound ; State of Louisiana. Forty thousand dollars for building one on the south end of said reef; one on the southeast two light-houses, one at the mouth of the southwest pass tail of Saybrook Bar, at the mouth of Connecticut River; of the River Mississippi, and the other on the south point and one on the south end of Crane Reef, wesi of Saybrook between the Southwest Pass and the Balize.
State of New York. Three thousand one hundred and Seven thousand dollars for a light-house at the Rigo- . · ninety dollars to rebuild the beacon in Black Rock Har- lets. bor, should it be deemed expedient by the Secretary of State of Mississippi. Seven thousand dollars for build. the Treasury ;
ing a light-house on St. Joseph's (sland, or some other Four thousand dollars for erecting a beacon-light on a suitable place off the Pascagoula Bay: proper site near Sackett's Harbor, in Lake Ontario ; Seven thousand dollars for a light-house at Pass Chris. 3
Three thousand dollars for erecting a beacon light at tian near the Bay of St. Louis. the junction of Rondout Creek and Hudson River, or on For buoys to be placed at the south pass, and the pass or near the Esopus Meadows, as may be deemed most at Dauphin Island, four hundred dollars. expedient by the Secretary of the Treasury ;
State of Alabama. Five hundred dollars for placing One thousand dollars for erecting a beacon on the mid. buoys in Mobile Bay. dle ground between Stratford and Crane Neck, in Long State of Mlinois. Five thousand dollars for building a Island Sound,
light-house at the mouth of Chicago River, Lake Michi. Twelve thousand five hundred and twelve dollars, in gan. addition to the unexpended balance of former appropria. Michigan Terrilory. Five thousand dollars for building tions for erecting a light-house, and forming the founda- a light-house at the confluence of the St. Joseph's River tion for the same, in the harbor of Buffalo.
with Lake Michigan. State of Pennsylvania. Two thousand five hundred Five thousand dollars for a light house on the Outer. dollars for crecting a beacon-light at the end of the pier thunder Bay Island in Lake Huron. which forms the entrance into the harbor of Eric, on A sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars for building Lake Erie ;
a light-boat to be stationed in the strait connecting Lakes State of Delaware. Fifteen hundred dollars for erect. Huron and Michigan; and three hundred and fifty dollars ing a beacon light near the mouth of Mispillion Creek ; for buoys and placing the same on the Aats at the head Ten
thousand dollars for building a light house at Ma. of Lake St. Clair. hon's Ditch, in acldition to what remains unexpended of Florida Territory. Eleven thousand four hundred dol. an appropriation to build a light-house at Duck Creek, lars for building a lighthouse on the west end of St. and which last named appropriation is hereby transferred George's Island, near the entrance of Appalachicola to the first mentioned object.
Bay. State of Maryland. Five thousand dollars for building four hundred dollars for placing buoys in the said bay a light-house on or near Turkey Point, at the mouth of between St. George's Island, and the entrance of the Elk River ;
Appalachicola River. For erecting a beacon-light on Lazaretto Point, at the Two hundred dollars for placing buoys in the Bay and entrance of the harbor of Baltimore, or on the point of River of St. Mark's. land upon which Fort McHenry is situated, in the discre. One hundred and sixty dollars for placing buoys at St. tion of the Secretary of the Treasury, two thousand five Augustine, and in St John's River. hundred dollars.
Five thousand dollars for building a light-house on a For a floating light at the Wolf Trap, in the Chesa- suitable site at or near Port Clinton. peake Bay, twelve thousand dollars ;
Approved, March 3, 1831. Four hundred dollars for placing buoys at the entrance of the harbor of Annapolis.
AN ACT for the benefit of Percis Lovely, and for other State of Virginia. Seven thousand and five hundred
purposes. dollars for building a light-house on one of the Chingo. Be it enacted, &c. That the tract of land not exceeding teague islands ;
one half section, including the present residence of Mrs. Five hundred dollars for placing in the Potomac River Percis Lovely, in Pope county, in the Territory of Arkanthree buoys on the Kettle Bottoms, one on Port Tobacco sas, shall be reserved by the President of the United Shoals, one in Nanjcmoy Reach, one on Ragged Point States from public sale, during the lifetime of said Percis, Bar, and on Parsimmon Bar.
and that she shall have the entire use and privilege of, State of North Carolina. Eleven thousand dollars for and possession of the said half section of land, for and building a light boat, to be stationed at or near Brant during her life : Provided, That the said Percis Lovely, Island Shoal, in Pamptico Sound ;
shall not commit, or permit any other person to commit, For a buoy, to be placed on the bar near Harbor Island, on said land, any voluntary waste. two hundred dollars ;
Sec. 2. And be it further enucted, That the Secretary For three buoys to be placed in the river and inlet of of the Treasury payunto the said Percis Lovely or her legal Cape Fear twelve hundred dollars.
representative, out of any money in the Treasury of the State of South Carolina. Fifteen hundred dollars for United States not otherwise appropriated, a sum equal to constructing three hollow buoys, and placing the same on that for which her improvements upon the land secured the bar at or near the entrance of the harbor of George. to her by the treaty at Hiawassee, in one thousand eight town, in addition to any unexpended appropriation for hundred and seventeen, for life, were valued, and which placing buoys at or near that harbor.
improvements and land were taken from her by the trea.
ty at Washington, of one thousand eight hundred and AN ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of twenty-eight, with the Cherokee Indians. Provided,
General Moses Hazen, deceased. That before the money shall be paid the said Percis Love
Be it enacted, c. That the Secretary of the Treasury ly, she shall produce to the Treasury Department satis. be, and he is here by authorized and directed to pay, out factory evidence that the said sum of money has not been of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriatheretofore paid her by the Government of the United ed, to the legal representatives of the said Moses Hazen, States, through the Indian Department: and Provided, the amount of interest due on the sum of thirteen thou also, That the half section granted by this act, shall not sand three hundred and eighty-six dollars and two nine. interfere with, or include any lands lying within the limits teenths of a dollar, a balance found to be due to the said of any reservation made by the last named treaty, made Hazen, agreeably to a resolution of Congress of the at Washington as aforesaid, in the year eighteen hundred twenty-fifth of April,anno domini, seventeen hundred and and twenty-eight.
eighty.one. Sec. 3.' And be it further enacted, That for carrying
Approved, March 3, 1831. into effect the treaty concluded with the Seneca tribe of Indians at Washington, the twenty-eighth day of Februa. ry, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, the sum AN ACT for the relief of Benjamin S. Smoot, of Alaof eleven thousand one hundred and seventy-five dollars
bama. be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid out Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Approved, March 3, 1831.
Benjamin 5. Smoot one thousand dollars, out of any no
ney in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, being AN ACT for the relief of William B. Matthews, trustee by order of the officers of the United States, to prevent
the value of a store house owned by him, and destroyed Be it enacted, &c. That there shall be paid to Wil. its being shelter to the British, in their attack upon fort liam B. Matthews, trustee for sundry securities of Law. Bowyer, in one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. rence Muse, out of any money in the Treasury not other.
Approved, March 3, 1831. wise appropriated, the sum of one hundred and seventy. two dollars; being the amount which the said Matthews, as trustee for the securities of the said Muse, overpaid
AN ACT for the relief of John Nicholson. upon a judgment against one of them.
Be it enacted, &c. That the proper officers of the TreaApproved : March 3, 1831.
sury settle and pay to John Nicholson, Marshal of the
Eastern District of Louisiana, such sums as may reasonaAN ACT for the relief of John Nicks.
bly be due, or may hereafter become due, to bim, for
the care, custody, maintenance and clothing of such AfriBe it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury cans as may have been brought into the port of New Or be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to pay John leans, and legally committed to his custody by order of Nicks, of Arkansas, two thousand five hundred and sixty- the Court of the United States for the said district, and two dollars and eight cents, out of any money in the that such payment be made out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, being the amount Treasury not otherwise appropriated. of a draft, drawn by Colonel David Brearly, Indian agent Approved, March 3, 1831, for the emigrating Creeks, upon the War Department, and protested for non-payment. Approved, March 3, 1831.
AN ACT for the relief of John Gough, and other Cana.
dian refugees. AN ACT for the relief of Brevet Major Riley, and Lieu
Be it enacted, &c. That the President of the United tenants Brook and Seaw:right.
States be authorized to issue to John Gough, of Indiana, Be it enacted, &c. That the sum of two hundred and township twelve, north of range nine, west, in the Vir
a patent for the north-east quarter of section eleven, in ten dollars, out of any money in the Treasury not other- cennes land district, upon the condition expressed there. wise appropriated, be, and the same hereby is appro- in, that neither said John, nor any person under him, priated, to be paid to Brevet Major Bennet Riley, Lieu. shall claim any benefit under a patent erroneously issued tenant F. J. Brook, and Lieutenant J. D. Seawright, of for the south-east quarter of said section, and alleged to the Army of the United States, under the orders of the be lost. Secretary of War, for the loss of three horses, capturel from them in an action with the Camanche and other in laws for the correction of errors in the purchase of the
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, that the existing dians, on the Santa Fe trace, in the summer of one thou- public land shall be equally applicable to erroneous lasand eight hundred and twenty-nine, while giving con. cations of the warrants of the Canadian refugees. voy to a caravan of traders from the United States to the
Approved, March 3, 1831.
AN ACT to extend the patent of Samuel Browning far
a further period of fourteen years.
Be it enacted, &c. That there be, and hereby is, grantAN ACT for the relief of Duval and Carnes.
ed unto Sarouel Browning,a citizen of the United States, Be it enacted, &c. That the sum of three thousand his heirs, administrators, and assigns, for the term of eight hundred and twenty-eight dollars and forty-nine fourteen years from the twenty-fourth day of November, cents, be paid to Duval and Carnes, merchants in com- eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, the full and exclupany, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise ap- sive right and liberty of making, constructing, using, and propriated, in full of all claims for losses and damages vending to others to be used, his improvement called : sustained by them in consequence of an unlawful seizure magnetic separating machine,” a description of which of their goods, in the Territory of Arkansas, by Colonel is given in a schedule annexed to letters patent grantert Arbuckle, on the fifth day of May, one thousand eight to the said Samuel Browning for the same on the twentyhundred and twenty-nine.
fifth day of November, eighteen hundred and fourteen. · Approved, March 3, 1831.
Approved, March 3, 1831.