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1838. CHAP. 185. An ACT to prevent the issuing and circulation of the bills, notes and

other securities of corporations created by acts of Congress which have expired.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asIn all cases sembled, That in all cases where the charter of any corporation wherealbecerat: which has been or may be created by act of Congress of the ration has bexi United States shall have expired or may hereafter expire, if any hereafter expire, director, officer or agent of the said corporation or any trustee any director, &c. who shall put in thereof, or any agent or officer of such trustee, or any person bill, note, of having in his possession or under his control the property of the porting to have said corporation for the purpose of paying or redeeming its been made by notes and obligations shall knowingly issue re-issue, or utter as ration whose money or in any other way knowingly put in circulation, any have expired, bill, note, check, draft, or other security purporting to have been guilty or a high made by any such corporation whose charter has expired or by

ble any officer thereof, or purporting to have been made, under aulo fine and impri- thority derived therefrom, or if any person or persons shall

knowingly aid and assist in any such act; every person so of: fending, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars, or by imprisonment and confinement not less than one year nor exceeding five years, or by both such fine and imprisonment: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to make it unlawful for any person not being such director officer or agent of the said corporation, or any trustee thereof, or any agent or officer of such trustee, or any person having in his possession or under his control the property of the corporation for the purpose aforesaid who shall have received or may hereafter receive such bill, note, check, draft or other security, bona fide and in the ordinary transactions of business, to utter as money or otherwise circulate the

same. All corpora. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That in all cases in which tions created by acis of Congress any corporation has been or may be created by acts of Congress or in which the of the United States, or in which the United States shall have holder, whose been interested as a stockholder the term of which corporation pired, and which has expired, and in which any bills notes, checks, drafts or other os notes, &c. in securities, made under authority derived, or alledged to have their possession: been derived from such act, shall be in the possession or under tion of the US, the control of any director, officer or agent of the said expired cuit courts of the corporation, or any trustee thereof, or any agent or officer, of risdiction of the such trustee or any person having in his possession or under his

prin control, the property of the said corporations, for the purpose suing af reiss of paying or redeeming its notes and obligations, the several or may be com-circuit courts of the United States shall have jurisdiction on the them up to be bill or petition of the United States to grant injunctions to pre

vent the issuing, re-issuing, or transfer of any such bills, notes, checks, drafts, or other securities; and also to cause such of the said bills, notes, checks, drafts, or other securities, as have been redeemed, to be delivered up and cancelled ; and the said several courts shall have power to make all necessary decrees and orders for the purpose of carrying into effect the jurisdiction

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CHAP. 186. An ACT making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.

[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 one thousand eight hundred and thirtyeight, for the purpose of paying the current expenses of the Indian department, fulfilling treaty stipulatations with the various Indian tribes, and contingent expenses, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated:

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

For the pay of the superintendent of Indian affairs at St., Pay of sup?r.of, Louis, and the several Indian agents, as provided by the acts St. Louis, and the of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and of a March third, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, sixteen thousand five hundred dollars ;

For pay of sub-agents, authorized by the act of June thirtieth, Pay of subeighteen hundred and thirty-four, thirteen thousand dollars;

For the pay of interpreters, as authorized by the same act, Pay of interprenine thousand three hundred dollars;

For presents to Indians, authorized by the same act, five Presents to Inthousand dollars;

For the purchase of provisions for Indians, at the distribution Provisions for of annuities, while on visits of business with the superintendents dia and agents, and when assembled on public business, eleven thousand eight hundred dollars; For the necessary buildings required at the several agencies, Buildings at the

agencies. and repairs thereof, ten thousand dollars; For postages, rents, stationary, fuel for officers, and other con- Contingent ex

penses of the Intingencies of the Indian department, and for transportation and dian dep' incidental expenses, thirty-six thousand five hundred dollars;

For the salary of one clerk in the office of the Governor of Salary of clerk Wisconsin Territory, who is ex officio superintendent of Indian Wisconsin affairs, eight hundred dollars;

For the salary of one clerk in the office of the acting superin- Salary of clerk tendent of the Western Territory, one thousand dollars ;

in office Sup' For carrying into effect the stipulations of certain Indian Carrying into treaties and the laws connected therewith, viz:

For the Six Nations of New York, four thousand five hundred "Six Nations of dollars;

For the Senecas of New York, six thousand dollars;
For the Ottawas, twenty-six thousand eight hundred dollars ; Orlawas.

For the Wyandots, six thousand eight hundred and forty Wyandoka dollars;

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Delawares.

dians.

Miamies.

1838. For the Wyandots, Munsees, and Delawares, one thousand Wyandous, dollars : Munsees, and For the Christian Indians, four hundred dollars; Christian In. For the Miamies, one hundred and fifty-four thousand one

hundred and ten dollars;

For the Eel Rivers, one thousand one hundred dollars; Poctawatamies. For the Pottawatamies, eighty-eight thousand one hundred

and twenty dollars; Potawatamies For the Potta watamies of Huron, four hundred dollars ;

tamies For the Pottawatamies of the Prairie, sixteen thousand dol

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of Huron.

of the Prairie.

nies For the Pottawatamies of the Wabash, twenty thousand

Potta watamies of the Wabash.

Pottawatamies

For the Pottawatamies of Indiana, seventeen thousand dol

of Indiana.

watamies.

awasan Pola: For the Chippewas, Ottawas and Pottawatamies, forty-two

thousand four hundred and ninety dollars;

For the Winnebagoes, thirty-seven thousand eight hundred

Winnebagoes. and sixty dollars ;

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Menomonies. For the Menomonies, thirty-two thousand six hundred and

fifty dollars;

und For the Chippewas of Swan creek and Black river, one thouBlack river. sand dollars;

Chippewas of For the Chippewas of Saginaw, six thousand five hundred Chippewas, Me. Conturs; nomonies, Win For the Chippewas, Menomonies, Winnebagoes and New New York In. York Indians, fifteen hundred dollars; Sioux of the Mig. For the Sioux of the Mississippi, seven thousand seven hunsissippi. dred and sixty dollars; Yancton and for the Yancton and Santie Sioux, four thousand three hun

dred and forty dollars; Omahas. *For the Omahas, three thousand nine hundred and forty

dollars; Sacs and Foxos For the Sacs and Foxes of the Missouri, four thousand sever

". hundred dollars ;

For the lowas, eight thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars: Sacs and Foxes, For the Sacs and Foxes of the Mississippi, forty-one thousand

ppi nine hundred and twenty dollars; Sioux, Iowas; For the Sacs, Foxes, Sioux, lowas, Omahas and Ottoes and toes and Missou: Missourias, three thousand dollars;

Mis For the Ottoes and Missourias, five thousand six hundred and forty dollars;

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

For the Osages, seventeen thousand and forty dollars;
For the Kickapoos, five thousand five hundred dollars;
For the Kaskaskias and Peorias, three thousand dollars;
For the Piankeshaws, eight hundred dollars ;
For the Weas, three thousand dollars;

For the Delawares, eight thousand one hundred and forty dollars;

For the Shawnees, seven thousand one hundred and eighty dollars;

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For the Senecas and Shawnees, two thousand two hundred 1838. and forty dollars;

For the Senecas, two thousand six hundred and sixty dollars; Shawnees.

For the Choctaws, seventy-two thousand six hundred and Choctaws. twenty-five dollars; For the Chickasaws, six thousand dollars;

Chickasaws. For the Creeks, four hundred and thirteen thousand nine Cree hundred and forty dollars;

For the Quapaws, four thousand six hundred and sixty dol- Quapaws. lars;

For the Florida Indians, two hundred and eighty thousand Floridalndians. six hundred and ten dollars; For the Pawnees, twelve thousand dollars;

Pawnees. For the Cherokees, fifteen thousand one hundred and forty Cherokees. dollars; For the Ottawas and Chippewas, sixty-five thousand four Ottawas and

Chippewas. hundred and sixty-five dollars; For the Caddoes, ten thousand dollars,

Caddoes. For various miscellaneous expenses, viz: For completing payments for subscription to “ Indian Biogra- Indian Biografi

phy. phy," three thousand dollars;

For expenses of casting dies and striking off medals for In- . Casting dicon dians, two thousand five hundred dollars;

For expenses of mission of A. P. Chouteau among the wild Mission of A.P. tribes of the Southwest, including his outfit, and the expendi- tribes. onto the tures growing out of and connected with bringing on deputations Southwes of said tribes, which he has been authorized to do, twenty thousand dollars;

For deficiency in the appropriation of eighteen hundred and Boundary line thirty-four for running the boundary line between the Choctaws laws and Chicks and Chickasaws, one thousand and eighty-five dollars;

For cost of sundry articles of provisions furnished to the Se- Provisions fur. neca, Seneca and Shawnee, and Osage Indians, while in a des- necas titute condition, in eighteen hundred and thirty-four, by the com- Shawnee, and missioners west, &c. as per statement rendered and on file in the office of the Second Auditor, to reimburse the appropriation for Indian annuities out of which the same was paid, one thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars;

For expenses of delegations of Ioways, Yancton Sioux, and visit of delegaSacs and Foxes of Missouri, who visited this and the Northern Yancion Sauer, cities in eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, by invitation, in- foxes cluding the usual presents and contingent expenditures, nine souri. thousand dollars;

For expenses of delegation of Pawnees, Ottoes and Missou-, Viste of delega. rias, and Omahas, who visited this and the Northern cities in Outoes and Mis? eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, by invitation, including the has usual presents and contingent expenditures, twelve thousand five hundred dollars; For expenses of delegations of not exceeding three Choctaws, Visit of delega

lions of Chocthree Creeks, and five Osages, who have obtained permission to inws, Creeks and visit this city, including the usual presents and contingent ex-o penditures, five thousand dollars;

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1838. For the valu of the buildings and improvements of the MiaBuildings and mies on the lands ceded by them in the treaty of twenty-third improvements on October, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, per sixth article, as the Miamies. ratified by the Senate, five thousand six hundred and seven

dollars; Treaties with For carrying into effect the treaties with the Chippewas of Saganaw.

vas Saganaw, of the fourteenth January, and twentieth December,

eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, and twenty-third January,

eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, eighty-one thousand dollars; Treaty with For carrying into effect the treaty with the Chippewas of the the Chippewas of the Mississippi. Mississippi of the twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and

thirty-seven, two hundred and eight thousand five hundred dol.

lars; Treaty with For carrying into effect the Treaty with the Sioux of the MisMississippi. “sissippi of the twenty-ninth September, eighteen hundred and

thirty-seven, as ratified by the Senate, two hundred and fifty

eight thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; Treaty with For carrying into effect the treaty with the Sacs and Foxes of Foxes of the Mis- the Mississippi of the twenty-first October, eighteen hundred and

thirty-seven, as ratified by the Senate, one hundred and eighty

four thousand three hundred and fifty dollars; Treaty with For carrying into effect the treaty with the Sacs and Foxes of Foxes of the Mis- the Missouri of the twenty-first October, eighteen hundred and

thirty-seven, twelve thousand nine hundred and seventy dollars; Treaty with For carrying into effect the treaty with the Yancton and Santie Sanlie Sioux. Sioux of the twenty-first October, eighteen hundred and thirty

seven, seven thousand dollars; Treaty with For carrying into effect the treaty with the Winnebagoes of vague. the first November, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, four

hundred and forty-five thousand five hundred dollars; Trealy with For carrying into effect the treaty with the Iowas of the

twenty-third November, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, five

thousand dollars; Treaty, with For carrying into effect the treaty with the Oneidas at Green Green Bay.®“ Bay, of the third February, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight,

thirty-seven thousand and forty-seven dollars ; To the Osages To the Osages for interest at five per cent. on sixty-nine terest on the va- thousand one hundred and twenty dollars, being the value of the

sa fifty-four sections of land set apart by the treaty of eighteen

hundred and twenty-five, for education purposes, and for which they have agreed to accept two dollars per acre, as authorized by the Senate, in its resolution of the nineteenth January last, which resolution also provides for the investment of the amount, three thousand four hundred and fifty-six dollars :

To the Delawares for interest at five per cent. on forty-six wares 5 per cent. thousand and eighty dollars, being the value of thirty-six secinterest on the value of land see tions of land set apart by the treaty of eighteen hundred and apart for educa 2:

thirty-two for education purposes, and for which they have agreed to accept two dollars per acre as authorized by the Senate in its resolution of the nineteenth January last, which resolution also provides for the investment of the amount, two thousand three hundred and four dollars;

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