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For improving the navigation of Conneaut creek, Ohio, six thousand Conneaut

creek. one hundred and thirty-five dollars and sixty-five cents. For completing piers at the mouth of Dunkirk harbour, New York, Dunkirk har.

bour. one thousand three hundred and forty-two dollars and seventy-five cents. For completing piers at Buffalo harbour, New York, fifteen thousand Buffalo har

bour. four hundred and eighty-eight dollars.

For extending the pier at Black Rock, three thousand one hundred Black Rock. and ninety-eight dollars.

For improving the navigation of Genesee river, New York, thirteen Genesee river. thousand three hundred and thirty-five dollars.

For removing obstructions at the mouth of Big Sodus bay, New York, Big Sodus bay. fifteen thousand two hundred and eighty dollars.

For completing the removal of the sand bar at or near the mouth of Merrimack ri Merrimack river, Massachusetts, three thousand five hundred and six ver. dollars and seventy-two cents.

For the preservation of Plymouth beach, Massachusetts, one thousand Plymouth eight hundred and fifty dollars.

beach. For erecting piers or other works at or near Stonington harbour, Con- Stonington necticut, sixteen thousand four hundred and ninety-one dollars and sixty- harbour. seven cents.

For deepening an inland passage between St. John's and St. Mary's St. John's, &c. rivers, fifteen hundred dollars.

For improving the navigation of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, fifty Mississippi and thousand dollars.

For removing obstructions to the navigation of the Kennebec river, at Kennebeck Lorejoy's narrows, Maine, five thousand dollars.

For improving the harbours of New Castle, Marcus Hook, Chester, Harbour of N. and Port Penn, in the Delaware river, ten thousand dollars.

Castle, &c. For improving the Cape Fear river, below Wilmington, North Caro- Cape Fear lina, twenty-five thousand six hundred and eighty-eight dollars.

river. For completing the removal of obstructions in the Appalachicola river, Appalachicola in Florida, iwo thousand dollars.

For completing the removal of obstructions in the river and harbour St. Mark's of St. Marks in Florida, ten thousand dollars.

river. For completing the breakwater at Hyannis harbour, in Massachusetts, Breakwater at six thousand five hundred and seventeen dollars and eighty-two cents.

Hyannis. For carrying on the works of the Delaware breakwater, for the year Delaware one thousand eight hundred and thirty, one hundred thousand dollars; breakwater. and for carrying on the same works during the first quarter of one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, sixty-two thousand dollars.

APPROVED, April 23, 1830.

Ohio rivers.

river.

river.

STATUTE I. CHAP. LXXIII.-An Act to amend an act, entitled An act to extend the time

April 23, 1830. for localing Virginia military land warrants, and relurning surveys thereon to the general land office," approved the twentieth day of May, one thousand

[Expired.) eight hundred and twenty-six.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Act of May 20, Sta'es of America, in Congress assembled, That the officers and soldiers 1826, ch. 138.

Officers and of the Virginia line, on the continental establishment, their heirs or soldiers of the assigns, entitled to bounty land within the tract of country reserved Virginia line, by the state of Virginia, between the Little Miami and Sciota rivers, shall &c., allowed, be allowed until the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, to obtain warrants, subject, however, to the conditions, restrictions, and limitations, relating to locations, surveys, and patents contained in the act of which this is an amendment.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That no location shall be made by No : location virtue of any warrant obtained after the said first day of January, one to be made, &c.

&c.

thousand eight hundred and thirty-two; and no patent shall issue in conCertain provi- sequence of any warrant obtained after that time. And that the second 80 in, part re- proviso, inserted in the first section of the above recited act, except only eale

that part thereof which requires “a certificate of the register of the land office of Virginia, that no warrant has issued from the said land office for the same services,” be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

APPROVED, April 23, 1830.

STATUTE I.

April 23, 1830. Chap. LXXIV.-An Act to regulate and fix the compensation of the clerks in the 1853, ch. 97, ý 3.

Department of State. Secretary of Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United State authorized States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of State to employ certain clerks, &c.

be, and he is hereby, authorized to employ one chief clerk, whose compensation shall not exceed two thousand dollars per annum; one clerk, whose compensation shall not exceed one thousand six hundred dollars per annum; one clerk, whose compensation shall not exceed one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; six clerks, whose compensation shall not exceed one thousand four hundred dollars, each, per annum; one clerk, whose salary shall not exceed one thousand one hundred and fifty dollars per annum; one clerk, whose salary shall not exceed one thousand dollars, to be charged with the duty of translating foreign languages, in addition to other duties; one clerk, whose salary shall not exceed one thousand dollars per annum, one clerk, whose salary shall not exceed nine hundred dollars per annum; one clerk whose compensation shall not exceed eight hundred dollars per annum; one superintendent in the patent office, whose salary shall not exceed one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; two clerks in the patent office, whose compen. sation shall not exceed one thousand dollars, each, per annum; one clerk,

whose compensation shall not exceed eight hundred dollars per annum. former

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all acts and parts of acts, 2cts, inconsist- inconsistent with the provisions of this act, be, and the same are hereby, ent, &c. repeal- repealed.

APPROVED, April 23, 1830.

All

ed.

STATUTE I.

more than

April 24, 1830. CAAP. LXXVIII. An Act to authorize the commissioners of the sinking sund to [Obsolete.]

redeem the public debt of the United States. (a) Secretary of Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Treasury au- States of America, in Congress assembled, That whenever in the opinion thorized, under of the Secretary of the Treasury, the state of the treasury will admit stances, to of the application of a greater sum than ten millions of dollars in any appropriate one year, to the payment of interest and charges, and to the reimburse$10,000,000,

ment or purchase of the principal of the public debt, it shall be lawful annually, to the for him, with the approbation of the President of the United States, to sinking fund. cause such surplus to be placed at the disposal of the commissioners of

the sinking fund, and the same shall be applied by them to the reimbursement or purchase of the principal of the public debt, at such times

as the state of the treasury will best admit. Comm’rs sink.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, whenever, in any year, there ing fund authorized to apply

shall be a surplus in the sinking fund beyond the annount of interest and any surplus of principal of the debt which may be actually due and payable by the United that fund to the States in such year, in conformity with their engagements, it shall be extinguishment of the public

lawful for the commissioners of the sinking fund to apply such surplus debt.

to the purchase of any portion of the public debt, at such rates as, in (a) See notes of acts relating to the redemption of the public debt, vol. ii. p. 415.

their opinion, may be advantageous to the United States; any thing in any act of Congress to the contrary notwithstanding.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the fourth and fifth sections Secs. 4 & 5, of the act, entitled “An act to provide for the redemption of the public of act of March debt," approved on the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and 3, 1917, ch. 87,

repealed. seventeen, are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two hundred $200,000, of thousand dollars, being the balance of the sums heretofore appropriated

sums appropri

ated for taking for the expenses of taking the next census, and which will not be required for that purpose, be, and the same is hereby, directed to be passed passed to the surplus fund upon the last day of the year one thousand plus fund. eight hundred and thirty, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

APPROVED, April 24, 1830.

census,

to be to sur

&c.

STATUTE I. Chap. LXXIX.-An Act to cxtend the time for commencing the improvement of April 24, 1830. the navigation of the Tennessee river.

[Expired.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

Time for comStates of America, in Congress assembled, That the time for cominenc- mencing, ing the improvement of the navigation of the Tennessee river, under an extended to 1st

Dec. 1830. act of Congress “ to grant certain relinquished and unappropriated lands to the state of Alabama, for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Tennessee, Cahawba, and Black Warrior rivers," approved the twenty-third day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight,

Act of May

23, 1828, ch. 75. be, and the same is hereby, extended to the first day of December next.

APPROVED, April 24, 1830.

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Chap. LXXXIV. An Act for the re-appropriation of certain unexpended April 30,1830. balances of former appropriations.

(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums, being lances of 1829, unexpended balances of former appropriations for sundry objects of the re-appropriated. service of the War Department, and in relation to Indian affairs, which remained in the treasury on the last day of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, and are now subject to the provisions of the law directing such balances to be carried to the account of the surplus fund, be, and the same are hereby re-appropriated to the several objects, respectively, of their original appropriation. For the materials for a fort on the right bank of the Mississippi, one

Fort on Mis. hundred and ninety-two dollars.

sissippi. For the Georgia militia claims for one thousand seven hundred and Georgia milie ninety-two, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, and one thou- tia, claims, for

1792, &. sand seven hundred and ninety-four, appropriated by act of March 1834, ch. 59. second, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, forty-one thousand 1827, ch. 29. and five dollars and forty-four cents.

For the expenses of the militia of Georgia and Florida, for the sup- Georgia and pression of Indian aggressions on their frontiers, by act of March second,

Florida militia

expenses. one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, five thousand dollars. 1827, ch. 29.

For the remaining purchase money of a house and lot at Eastport, in House,
Maine, five dollars and thirty-two cents.

at Eastport. For the removing obstructions in the Saugatuck river, twenty-eight Saugatuck ri. dollars.

For the building of piers at the entrance of La Plaisance bay, eighty- La Plaisance nine dollars and eleven cents.

bay. For the road from fort Towson to fort Smith, three hundred and Road from ninety dollars and eighty-five cents.

fort Towson.

&c.

ver.

Road from

For the road from Pensacola to St. Augustine, five thousand three Pensacola, &c.

hundred and sixty-nine dollars and seventy-two cents. Road in Flo- For the road, called the King's road, in Florida, two thousand dollars. rida. The Choctaw

For carrying into effect a treaty with the Choctaw Indians, datea treaty, Oct. 11, eleventh of October, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, the balance 1820.

of the sum appropriated by the act of March third, one thousand eight 1821, ch. 35. hundred and twenty-one, re-appropriated by the act of May twenty-sixth, 1824, ch. 155 one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, and again by an act of 1827, ch. 29. March the second, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, being

twenty-one thousand seven hundred and thirty-seven dollars. Cherokee For carrying into effect the treaty with the Cherokee Indians, and treaty.

extinguishing their claim to lands within the state of North Carolina, two

thousand four hundred and fifty-nine dollars nineteen cents. Choctaw and For defraying the expenses of treating with the Choctaw and ChickaChickasaw

saw Indians, for extinguishing their title to lands within the limits of the treaty.

state of Mississippi, one thousand two hundred and fifty-three dollars

seventy-nine cents. Purchase land For purchasing certain tracts of land within the state of Georgia

, in Georgia. reserved by treaties in fee to the Creeks, and to the Cherokee Indians, the

balance of the appropriation of fifty thousand dollars, made for those 1823, ch. 27. objects by an act of March the third, one thousand eight hundred and

twenty-three, being nine thousand one hundred and eighty-three dollars. Gratuity For gratuitous pay for disbanded officers and soldiers, including disbanded offi

travelling allowances for the same, five hundred and forty dollars and ten cents, being the unexpended balance of appropriations for those objects carried to the surplus fund on the last day of the year one thousand

eight hundred and twenty-six. Custom and warehouse, Mo

For the purpose hereinafter stated, to wit: the sum of eight thousand bile.

dollars, appropriated for the erection of a custom and warehouse at 1828, ch. 89. Mobile, by act of May twenty-fourth, one thousand eight hundred and

twenty-eight, be, and the same is hereby, re-appropriated, and an additional appropriation of eight thousand dollars to complete the same on an enlarged plan, be, and the same is hereby, made, to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the treasury.

APPROVED, April 30, 1830.

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cers.

STATUTE I.

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ter them.

May 5, 1830. CHAP. LXXXVI.-An Act to authorize the registers of the several land offices in

Louisiana, to receive entries of lands in certain cases, and give to the purchasers [Obsolete.)

thereof certificates for the same.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United chasers of land States of America, in Congress assembled, That in all cases where persons in Louisiana au- have purchased lands of the United States within the state of Louisiana,

en

and have paid in full therefor, and who have failed or omitted to enter the same, the register of the land office of the district in which the land was purchased shall

, on presentation of the original receipt of the receiver of said district by the original purchaser or purchasers of the land, his, her, or their heirs, cause an entry thereof to be made, and gire to him, her, or them a certificate for the same, specifying the time when the land

was purchased, upon which a patent shall be issued as in other Proviso: This cases: Provided, however, That if, in the intermediate time between the privilege

purchase and presentation of the said receipt, any of the said lands shall which have not have been paid for and entered by any other person or persons, ignorant been paid for of the former purchase, the said register shall not enter the same lands, and entered by but may permit the party to enter other lands in lieu thereof, of equal

quantity, within the same district, which may be subject to entry, and shall give him, her, or them a certificate therefor, upon which a patent shall issue as in other cases

APPROVED, May 5, 1830

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Bons, &c.

STATUTE I. Chap. LXXXVII.-An Act to authorize the appointment of a marshal for the

May 5, 1830. northern district of the stute of Alabama. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Marshal creStates of America, in Congress assembled, That a marshal shall be ap- ated for North pointed for the northern district of the state of Alabama, whose duties

Alabama. shall be the same, in every respect, within said district, as those required by law to be performed by the present marshal. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That when a marshal shall be ap

Salary, fees. pointed for said northern district, he shall be entitled to a salary of two hundred dollars per annum, besides the fees of office fixed by law. And the salary of the present marshal be two hundred dollars per annum, instead of the sum heretofore allowed. The sum allowed, by law, to the marshal of Alabama, for taking the fifth census, shall be divided between the marshals of south and north Alabama, according to the number of souls enumerated in each district; and so soon as the marshal for the northern district shall be appointed under this act, the duties of the present marshal shall cease and determine in said district.

APPROVED, May 5, 1830.

STATUTE I.

trict

court

to

&c.

Chap. LXXXIX.An Act to change the time of holding the court of the United May 5, 1930.

States for the district of Mississippi, and the circuit court of the United States in the district of Ohio.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Sessions of disStates of America, in Congress assembled, That instead of the times now prescribed by law for holding the court of the United States for the dis begin 4th Mon

day in Jan. and trict of Mississippi, the said court shall commence its sessions on the 4th Monday in fourth Monday in January, and the fourth Monday in June, in each and June. every year.

Vol. iii. 611. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all process which may have Process returnissued from said court, at the passage of this act, and which may issue able, &c. previous to the fourth Monday of June next, shall, by virtue of this act, be returnable before the said court on that day; and all causes pending

Causes conti. in the said court, and which may have been continued by order thereof, nued, to the term heretofore directed to be held on the first Monday in October next, shall, by virtue of this act, stand continued to and be triable at the term hereby directed to be held on the fourth Monday in June next.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the circuit court of the United States, within and for the district of Ohio, instead of the time now fixed in Ohio to be

held 2d Monday by law, shall hereafter be held on the second Monday of July, and the in July and 31 third Monday of December, in each year; and the district court of the Monday in Dec. United States, in and for said district, shall hereafter be held on the

District court

. Mondays next succeeding the times herein fixed for holding the circuit to be held, &c. court. And the circuit court for the district of west Tennessee, shall hereafter be held on the first Monday in September in each year, instead of the time now fixed by law. And all suits and matters of every kind Process, &c. returnable to, or pending in, either of said courts, shall be held to be returnable, and continued, to the terms of said courts herein provided for.

APPROVED, May 5, 1830.

Circuit court

STATUTE I.

Chap. XC.–An Act for further extending the powers of the judges of the superior May 8, 1830.

court of the territory of Arkansas, under the act of the twenty-sixth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, and for other purposes. (a)

Act of May Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

26, 1824, ch. States of America, in Congress assembled, That the act, approved on the 173, continued.

(a) See notes to the act of May 26, 1824, ch. 173.

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