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made and concluded at Lower Saganaw, in Michigan, on the 1839. i seventh day of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine;

which articles are in the words following, to wit:
Articles supplementary to certain treaties between the United Supplementa.
States and the Saganaw tribe of Chippewas.

Saganaw tribe
of Chippewas,

concluded Art. 1. Whereas the said tribe have, by the treaty of the Febres30 14th January, 1837, ceded to the United States, all their reserves of land in the State of Michigan, on the principle of said reserves being sold at the public land offices for their benefit, and the actual proceeds being paid to them, as farther defined by stipulations contained in the amendments to said treaty of the 20th December 1837, and of the 23d January 1838. And whereas it is required by a subsequent law of Congress, to erect a light-house on one of said reserves, called Na-bo-bish tract, lying at the mouth of the Saganaw river, and to reserve so much of the same from sale as may be necessary; it is therefore Indians agree hereby agreed, by the said tribe, that for, and in consideration teenth of a secof the sum of eight dollars per acre, one sixteenth of a section top to be you of said tract, situated as aforesaid, shall be, and the same is bo-bish tract, for

$8 an acre. hereby appropriated and set apart, to be located and disposed of in any manner the President may direct. And the same shall be reserved from sale, and all claim to any proceeds therefrom,

except the sum herein before stipulated, is fully, completely and NL forever relinquished by such tribe.

Art. 2. This compact shall be submitted to the PresidentThis compact and Senate of the United States, to be approved by them, by the President

whereupon possession of the land may be immediately taken, approval, dec. Hola and the usufructory right of the Indians thereto shall cease.

In testimony whereof, the Acting Superintendent pro tem. of
Indian Affairs for the State of Michigan, duly authorized for
this purpose, and the chiefs of the said tribe, have hereunto set
their hands and seals at Lower Saganaw in Michigan, this
seventh day of February, in the year eighteen hundred and
thirty-nine.

JOHN HULBERT,
Act. Superintendent Indian Affairs pro tem.

Ogima Kegido, his x mark. [L. s.]
Waubredoaince,

his x mark. (L. s.]
Muckuk Kosh, his x mark. [L. s.]
Osaw Wauban,

his x mark. [L, s.]
Sheegunageezhig, his x mark. (L. s.)
Penayseewabee, his x mark. (L. s.] ,
Caw-ga-ke-seh-sa, his x mark. [L. s.]
Shawun Epenaysee,

his x mark. (L. S.]
In presence of

J. E. Schwarz, Adj. Gen. M. M.
Henry Connor, Sub. Agent.
Leon Tremble, jr., U. S. Interpreter.
B. C. Tremble.
Joseph Tremble.

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1839. Now, THEREFORE, BE IT KNOWN, that I, MARTIN VAN Ratified, 2 BUREN, President of the United States of America, having March, 1839.

seen and considered the said articles, do, in pursuance of the
advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in their resolution
of the twenty-eighth day of February, one thousand eight hun-
dred and thirty-nine, accept, ratify, and confirm the same.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have cansed the seal of the
United States to be hereunto affixed, having signed the same
with my hand.
Done at the city of Washington, the second day of March,

one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, and [L. s.] of the Independence of the United States the sixtythird.

M. VAN BUREN, BY THE PRESIDENT:

JOHN FORSYTH, Secretary of State.

MARTIN VAN BUREN,

ry article with the Chippewas of concluded 7th Feb. 1839.

Preamble.

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
To all and singular to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

WHEREAS, a supplementary article to a certain treaty between the United States and the Chippewa chiefs of Saganaw, concluded at Lower Saganaw on the seventh day of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, was made and concluded on the same day, and at the same place; which article is in the

words following, to wit: Supplementa- Supplementary article to a certain treaty between the United

States and the Chippewa chiefs of Saganaw, concluded at Saganaw,

Lower Saganaw on the seventh day of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine.

Art. 1st. Whereas by the first article of the aforesaid treaty, the chiefs stipulate to sell to the United States forty acres of land to be located on the Na-bo-bish tract at the mouth of Saganaw

river, for the purpose of erecting thereon a light-house. President may Now provided the President of the U. S. should prefer forty change the loca

acres, on the tract, known as the forty thousand acre reservaNa-bo-bishtract tion, at the mouth of the aforesaid river, he is fully authorized reserva- by these presents to change the location from the Na-bo-bish

the

tract, to the said forty thousand acre reservation.

Signed and sealed at Lower Saganaw this seventh day of
February 1839.

JOHN HULBERT.
Act. Superintendent of Ind. Affairs pro tem.

Ogima Kegido, his x mark. (L. s.]
Waubredoaince, bis x mark: (L. s.]
Muckuk Kosk,

his x mark. (L. s.] Osau Wauban,

his x mark. (L. S.]

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Sheeguanageezhig, his x mark. [L. s. 1839.
Penayseewabee, his x mark. (L. s.]
Caw-ga-ke-seh sa, his x mark. (L. s.]
Shawun Epenaysee.

his x mark. (L. S.] In presence of

J. Schwarz, Adjt. Genl. M. M.
Henry Connor, Sub-Agent.
Leon Tremble, jr., U. S. Interpreter.
B. C. Tremble.
Joseph Tremble.

20 Now, THEREEORE, BE IT KNOWN, that I, MARTIN VAN Ratified,

March, 1839. BUREN, President of the United States of America, having seen and considered the said article, do, in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in their resolution of the twenty-eighth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, accept, ratify, and confirm the same.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have caused the seal of the United
States to be hereunto affixed, having signed the same with my
hand.
Done at the city of Washington, the second day of March,

one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, and
[L. s.]. of the Independence of the United States the sixty-
third.

M. VAN BUREN.
BY THE PRESIDENT :

JOHN FORSYTH, Secretary of State.

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Academy, Military. Appropriations for
Acquittal. Every offender under the act of the 20th Feb. 1839,

for prohibiting duels in the District of Columbia, may plead in

bar a former acquittal for the same offence
Adams, Fort. Appropriation for
Adjournment of the circuit courts of United States, on account of

dangerous and general disease, provisions for
in certain cases of the court for the middle district of

Alabama, to the term next succeeding
Adjutant General. Act respecting the pay of brevet officers to be

construed so as to include the Adjutant General
Alabama. Division of, into three districts
Alba, Peter. Act for the relief of the heirs and assignees of
Allen, John L. Act for the relief of
Allegany, Arsenal at. Appropriation for
Alexander, John E. Act for the relief of
Ambrister, Michael, assigned of Us-se-yoholo, a Creek Indian.

The President to cause to be issued to him a patent for a cer-

tain reservation of land in Alabama
Angel, Sarah. Act for the relief of
Appeals. See Judiciary
Appraisers. The Secretary of the Navy and heirs of John Harris,

to select three appraisers, to appraise the land belonging to the
said heirs, and to be purchased by the Government of the U.

States
Appropriation. For pay and mileage of members of Congress

For officers of Congress
For contingent expenses of the Senate
For contingent expenses of House of Representa-

tives
*For commission on part of the United States un-

der convention between the United States and

Texas -
For contingent expenses of the survey of bound-

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ary between United States and Texas
For Seminole Indians removed from Florida
For payment of the revolutionary and other pen-

sioners of the United States, for 1839
For invalid pensioners
For widows and orphans under act of July 4th,

1836"
For half-pay pensioners
For the penitentiary in the District of Columbia

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