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Piankeshaws. Piankeshaws.

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1837. For the Ioways, five thousand one hundred and forty dol. loways._ lars; Bacs and Foxes. For the Sacs and Foxes, twenty-three thousand nine hundred

and twenty dollars; Bace, Foxes, and - For the Sacs, Foxes, and Ioways, three thousand dollars; Octoes and Miss For the Ottoes and Missourias, five thousand six hundred and sourias. forty dollars ;

For the Kanzas, six thousand and forty dollars ; Osages.

For the Osages, eleven thousand and forty dollars; Kickapoog. For the Kickapoos, six thousand five hundred dollars ; Kaskaskias and For the Kaskaskias, and Peorias, three thousand dollars;

For the Kaskaskias, Peorias, Weas, and Piankeshaws, nine rias, Weas, and hundred and forty dollars;

* For the Piankeshaws, thirteen hundred dollars ; Weas.

For the Weas, three thousand dollars; Delawares. For the Delawares, ten thousand, two hundred and forty dollars;

For the Shawnees, six thousand nine hundred and forty dol

lars; Shawnees and For the Shawnees and Delawares, five hundred dollars ; Shawnees and For the Shawnees and Senecas of Lewistown, one thousand

n. of nine hundred and forty dollars ; Senecas of Lew. For the Senecas of Lewistown two thousand five hundred

istown and forty dollars ; Choctawe. For the Choctaws, fifty-four thousand eight hundred and

twenty dollars; Chickasaws.

For the Chickasaws, six thousand dollars ; Creeks.

For the Creeks, forty-seven thousand eight hundred and sixty

dollars ; Quapaws. For the Quapaws, four thousand five hundred and forty dol

lars; Florida Indians. For the Florida Indians, nine thousand six hundred and ten

dollars ;

For the Pawnees, twelve thousand dollars ; Cherokees. For the Cherokees, west, six thousand nine hundred and sixty

dollars ; Ottawag and For the Ottawas and Chippewas, sixty thousand eight hundred

* and thirty dollars; Caddoes. For the Caddoes, ten thousand dollars; ' Transportation, For transportation and incidental expenses, twenty-nine thou

sand five hundred dollars ; Removal and For removal and subsistence of the Creeks, and purchase of Creeks, &c.

e of articles according to the treaty of the twenty-fourth March,

eighteen hundred and thirty-two, for the subsistence of the families of the warriors in the service of the United States, and for the expenses attending the sales of Creek reservations, and investigating the frauds committed on these Indians, and the causes of their hostility, seven hundred and one thousand six hundred

and seventy-six dollars ; Removal, &c., of For the removal and subsistence of the Seminoles, one hun

Seminoles. dred and forty thousand dollars;
Removal, &c., of For the removal and subsistence of the Ottawas of the Mau-

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For the removal and subsistence of the Pottawatamies of 1937. Indiana, and for locating reservations and incidental expenses, Removal and under the treaty with the Pottawatamies of St. Joseph, of the Poltawatamies twentieth September, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, ninety of thousand five hundred dollars;

i For the removal and subsistence of the Chippewas, Ottawas, Removal and and Pottawatamies, under the treaty of twenty-sixth September, Chippewas, Oreighteen hundred and thirty-three, and for locating reservations, tawatamies, and incidental expenses under the treaty with the same, of the twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, one hundred and thirty-two thousand dollars;

For locating reservations, and incidental expenses under the Winnebagoes. treaty with the Winnebagoes of the first of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, one thousand dollars;

For carrying into effect the treaty with the Sioux and other Sioux. tribes of the fifteenth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty, so far as it relates to the Sioux half-breeds, and for compensation to a blacksmith under the act of the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, one thousand one hundred and twenty dollars;

For the Omahas, loways, Ottoes, and Yancton and Santie Omahas, loways; Sioux, under the tenth article of the treaty of the fifteenth of Yancton and July, eighteen hundred and thirty, in relation to half-breeds of Sun these tribes, one thousand dollars;

For the various expenses growing out of the location and Choctaw resersale of Choctaw reservations, and perfecting titles to the same, and for additional compensation to blacksmiths, as provided for by the ninth section of the act of June thirty, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, eight thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars;

For carrying into effect the fifth and sixth sections of the Osages. treaty with the Osages of June second, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, relative to reservations for half-breeds and for schools, two thousand dollars;

For carrying into effect the sixth article of the treaty with the Kanzas. Kanzas of the third of June; eighteen hundred and twenty-five, in relation to reservations for half-breeds, five hundred dollars ;

For carrying into effect the supplementary article of the treaty Delawares. with the Delawares of the third of December, eighteen hundred and eighteen in relation to reservations for schools, five hundred dollars ; For the erection of a horse-mill as stipulated in the fifth ar- Horse-mill for

Missourias and ticle of the treaty with the Ottoes and Missourias of the twenty- Ottoes. first of September, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, in addition to a former appropriation, nine hundred dollars;

For additional compensation to blacksmiths for the Cherokees, Bla as provided for in the ninth section of the act of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, four hundred and eighty dollars ; For additional compensation to a blacksmith for the Menomo- Blacksmith for

Menomonies. nies, as provided for by the ninth section of the act of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, one hundred and twenty dollars ;

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Shawnees.

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1837. For additional compensation to blacksmiths for the Senecas Blacksmiths for and Shawnees, as produa for by the ninth section of the act of ees, and June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, two hundred

and forty dollars; Agricultural as For agricultural assistance for the Sacs and Foxes, in addition Sacs and Foxes, to the amount heretofore allowed, and to which they are entitled

by an equitable construction of the treaties of the fourth of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and the fifteenth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty, seven hundred and forty

dollars ; Deficiency..in For the purpose of supplying a deficiency in the sum applito payment of cable to the payment of annuities for eighteen hundred and annuities.

thirty-six, caused by the retention, as commissions on disbursement, by Lieutenant N. J. Eaton, United States army, of this amount, two thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine dollars ; Provided always That this appropriation shall not be so construed as to give any sanction to any disbursing officer, in retaining commissions on any sum of money paid by him in pursuance of treaty stipulations; but on the contrary it is still con. sidered the duty of the proper officers to use all legal means to compel the payment of said sum of two thousand seven hundred

and eighty-nine dollars, retained by Lieutenant N. J. Eaton ; Payment to An. For payment of balance due Andrew S. Hughes and Jonathan and Jonathan L. Bean, in compliance with an arrangement made with them,

February fourteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, by the
Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis, in pursuance to

instructions from the War Department, sixteen hundred dollars; Payment..to For the payment to Charles Rodgers the appraised value of a Chas. Rodgers.

distillery built by him prior to the act of eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and afterwards destroyed by order of the Indian agents, and for which he was promised inderonity, the sun of

sixteen hundred and ninety-two dollars ;

Fox For the purpose of paying the expenses of two Fox chiefs and ington. their attendants, in coming to the city of Washington, on neces

sary business, and returning to their nation, the sum of fifteen

hundred dollars; Fifty copies of For the purpose of enabling the Secretary of War, to pay a History of In. dian Tribes. subscription made in eighteen hundred and thirty, for the Indian

department, of fifty copies of the History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with biographical sketches, to be composed of,

say twenty numbers each, the sum of three thousand dollars; • Education of For the purpose of fulfilling the stipulations in the twentieth

article of the treaty with the Choctaws of the twenty-seventh September eighteen hundred and thirty, providing for the education of forty Choctaw youths, in addition to the sum hereto

fore provided, the sum of two thousand dollars ; Holding treaties For holding treaties with the various tribes of Indians east of east of the Mis- the Mississippi river, for the cession of lands held by them res

pectively, and for their removal west of the Mississippi ten

thousand dollars ; Expenses of For the purpose of defraying the expenses of Eleazer Wil. Eleazer Wil. liame. * liams, in coming from Green Bay, and returning home, on busi.

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ness relative to the Oneida Indians, 'the sum of five hundred 1837. dollars ;

For carrying into effect the treaty with the Menomonies of Menomonies. . the third September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two hun. dred and eighty-eight thousand five hundred and forty dollars ; - For carrying into effect the treaties with the Pottawatamies of Potawatamjes. the fifth of August, twentieth, twenty-second and twenty-third September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and eleventh February, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, seventy-three thousand four hundred and twenty-three dollars;

For carrying into effect the treaty with the loways of the sev- loways. enteenth September eighteen hundred and thirty-six, sixty-five thousand five hundred and ninety dollars;

For carrying into effect the treaties with the Sacs and Foxes Sacs and Foxes. of the seventeenth, twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth September, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, one hundred and thirtyeight thousand two hundred and forty dollars;

For carrying into effect the treaty with the Otoes and Missou- Oloes and Misrias of the fifteenth October eighteen hundred and thirty-six, sou three thousand dollars;

For carrying into effect the treaty with the Omahas of the fif- Omahas. teenth October, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two thousand four hundred and seventy dollars ;

For carrying into effect the treaties with the Sioux of the Sioux. tenth September, fifteenth October and thirtieth November, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, one thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars

For pay of four additional sub-agents, three thousand dollars; Additional sub· For defraying the expenses of a more particular examination Exam of the vacant Indian country, southwest of the Missouri river, vacant Indian with a view to ascertain its adaptation, in quality and extent, to the accommodation of the tribes yet to be removed, three thousand dollars;

For holding treaties with the Sioux Indians to extinguish their Sioux. title to that part of their lands lying east of the Mississippi river, five thousand dollars;

For the expenses of a deputation of the New York Indians to Deputation or visit the country west of the Mississippi, with a view to the se- dians. lection of a permanent residence, eight thousand dollars; For the expenses of a deputation of the Chippewas of Saga- Deputation of

Chippewas of naw for the same object, two thousand dollars ;

For defraying the expenses of Hendrick, a Stockbridge Indian, Visit of Henand of two Ioway chiefs, and their attendants, who have visited 10 the seat of Government on business during the present winter, one thousand dollars ;

For defraying the expenses of a treaty with the Wyandot In- Wyandot Indidians of Upper Sandusky, in the State of Ohio, one thousand dollars ;

For holding treaties with the various tribes east of the Missis- Holding, treaties sippi river, for the cession of lands held by them respectively, of the Missisand for their removal west of said river; and with the Sioux for sippi, &c. the cession of their country lying east of the same river, and for

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1837. defraying the expeuses of a more particular examination of the

vacant lands, west of the Mississippi, with a view to ascertain, whether it be sufficient to accommodate the tribes remaining east

of said river, seventee, thousand dollars. To enable the Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of five President, by suitable agents, thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, out of depredations any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to ena

1: ble the President of the United States by suitable agents to ininole and Creek quire what depredations were committed by the Seminole and

Creek Indians on the property of citizens of Florida, Georgia
and Alabama, immediately before the commencement of actual
hostilities on the part of said respective tribes of Indians; what
amount of depredations were committed during the pendency of
said hostilities, what portion of the Creek tribe were engaged in
such hostilities, and what depredations have been committed by
a remnant of said tribe supposed to be friendly and a part of
whom were actually employed against the Seminoles, since the
removal of the main body of them west of the Mississippi, and

that the President report the information so acquired to Congress Proviso. at its next session; Provided, Nothing herein before contained,

shall be so construed, as to subject the United States to pay for depredations not provided for, by the act of April ninth eighteen hundred and sixteen, and the acts amendatory thereto, nor by acts regulating the intercourse between the Indian tribes and

the United States. The President Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the President may,

hree and is hereby authorized, to appoint, by and with the conadditional Indi- sent of the Senate, three additional Indian agents, one for the

Creek, one for the Cherokee tribe of Indians, and one for the tribes on the upper Missouri, who shall execute the same duties, possess the same powers, and receive the same pay and emolu. ments as those now authorized by law, execute, possess and receive, and that the salaries of said agents be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, March 3d, 1637.

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CHAP. 32. An ACT to change the titles of certain officers in the navy.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assemThe titles of bled, That from and after the passage of this act all · masters mandant" commandant" in the navy shall be taken to be and shall be commanders;" called “commanders” and all “sailingmasters” shall be taken siling to be and shall be called “masters :" but such change of title

shall not impair or in any way affect the rank, pay, or privileges, of any master commandant or sailingmaster now in the service; and should they receive new commissions or warrants, they shall respectively take rank from the date of their present commissions.

Approved, March 3d, 1837.

and "sailin masters" * masters."

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