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May 28, 1830. IV. RESOLUTION for obtaining the aggregate returns of former enumerations of "Obsolete.)

the population of the United States. Returns to be Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United transmitted to

States of America, in Congress assembled, That the clerks of the several Department of State.

district and superior courts of the United States be, and they are hereby, directed to transmit to the Secretary of State, the several returns of

the enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, filed in their Act of March 1, 1790, ch. 2.

respective offices by direction of the several acts of Congress, passed the Act of Feb. first of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety; the twenty-eighth 28, 1800, ch. 12. of February, one thousand eight hundred; the twenty-sixth of March,

Act of March 26, 1810, ch.17.

one thousand eight hundred and ten; and the fourteenth of March, one Act of March thousand eight hundred and twenty. 14, 1820, ch. 24. APPROVED, May 28, 1830.

May 29, 1830. V. Resolution to suspend proceedings against the corporation of the house of

refuge in New York. Proceedings Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United to be suspend States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the ed, &c.

Treasury be, and is hereby, directed to suspend all proceedings for the collection of a debt, due to the United States from the society or corporation of the house of refuge in the state of New York, until the end of the next session of Congress.

APPROVED, May 29, 1830.

May 29, 1830. VI. RESOLUTION in relation to the compensation of officers of the marine corps.(a)

Compensation Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United of the officers of States of America, in Congress assembled, That the pay, subsistence, marine corps. emoluments and allowances received by the officers of the marine corps,

previous to the first of April, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, be, and the same is hereby directed to be continued to them from that date up to the twenty-eighth of February, one thousand eight hundred and thirty

one.

APPROVED, May 29, 1830.

May 29, 1830. VII. RESOLUTION requiring annual reports to be made to Congress, in relation to

applications for pensions. Returns of Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United applicants, for States of America, in Congress assembled, That the heads of departpensions to be made to Con

ment, who may severally [be] charged with the administration of the pension laws of the United States of America, be, and they hereby are, respectively, directed and required, as soon as may be after the opening of each session of Congress, to present to the Senate and House of Representatives, a several list of such persons, whether revolutionary, invalid, or otherwise, as shall have made application for a pension, or an increase of pension, and as, in their opinion, respectively, ought to be placed upon the pension roll, or otherwise provided for, and for doing which they have no sufficient power or authority, with the names and residence of such persons, the capacity in which they served, the degree of relief proposed, and a brief statement of the grounds thereof, to the end that Congress may consider the same.

gress, &c.

APPROVED, May 29, 1930. (a) See notes of acts passed by Congress in relation to the marine corps, vol. i. 594.

CTS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CONGRESS

OF THE

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the City of

Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, the sixth day of December, 1830, and ended March third, 1831.

ANDREW Jackson, President; J. C. Calhoun, Vice President of the

United States and President of the Senate; ANDREW STEVENSON,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

STATUTE II.

hold term

March.

Chap. I.-An Act to change the time of holding the rule term of the circuit court

Jan. 13, 1831. of the district of West Tennessee. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United District judge States of America, in Congress assembled, That it shall be the duty of of Tennessee to

of the district judge of Tennessee, to hold a term of the circuit court at

circuit court at Nashville, for the district of West Tennessee, on the first Monday in Nashville, first March, in each year, who shall have power to make all necessary rules Monday in and orders touching any suit, action, appeal, writ of error, process, plead

Powers. ings, or proceedings, that may be pending in said circuit court, or that may have issued returnable to the circuit court to be holden on the first Monday in September next, preparatory to the hearing, trial, or decision of such action, suit, appeal, writ of error, process, pleadings or proceedings; and all writs and process may hereafter be returnable to the said courts to be holden on the first Monday in March, in the same manner as to the sessions of the circuit courts directed by law to be held at Nashville on the first Monday in September of each year : and the writs and other process returnable to the said circuit court on the first Monday in September, may bear teste on the first Monday in March.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said district judge shall have Proviso: No power to adjourn from day to day, or to any other period of time, more

final judgment

except by conthan three months before the September term of said court: Provided, That no final judgment be rendered at said term to be held by the district judge, except by the consent of both parties.

APPROVED, January 13, 1831.

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STATUTE II. Chap. II.-An Act to amend an act, entitled An act to provide for paying to the Jan. 13, 1831.

state of Illinois three per centum of the net proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same."

(Obsolete.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Act of Dec. 12, States of America, in Congress assembled, That so much of the act, entitled 1820, ch. 2:

State of Illi" An act to provide for paying to the state of Illinois three per centum

(a) Acts relating to the circuit court of Tennessee, vol. ii. pp. 420, 477, 516, 693; vol. iii. p. 661. Act of May 5, 1830, ch. 89. Act of July 7, 1838, ch. 193. Act of January 18, 1839, ch. 3. Act of July 4, 1840, ch. 42. Act of May 18, 1842, ch. 30. Act of March 3, 1843, ch. 74. Act of June 17, 1844, ch. 96.

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nois exonerated of the net proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the from obligation to render an an

same," approved the twelfth of December, eighteen hundred and twenty, nual account of as requires an annual account of the application, by the said state, of the application the said three per centum, to be transmitted to the Secretary of the of the three per Treasury, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

APPROVED, January 13, 1831.

cent.

STATUTE II.

Jan. 13, 1831. Chap. III.- An Act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian

trealies. [Obsolete.)

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 the same are hereby appropriated, for the service of the year one

thousand eight hundred and thirty : Chippewa For the annual support of a school for the education of Indian youth, school.

as stipulated for by the sixth article of the treaty of the fifth of August, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, with the Chippewa tribe of

Indians, one thousand dollars. Pattawatamie For the payment of the annuity of two thousand dollars, and also the annuity and edu- sum of two thousand dollars for education, as stipulated for by the third cation.

article of the treaty of the sixteenth October, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, with the Pattawatamies, the annual sum of four

thousand dollars. Blacksmith, For the annual support of a blacksmith and miller, and for furnishing &c.

annually one hundred and sixty bushels of salt, under the same treaty,

one thousand five hundred and twenty dollars. Pattawatamie For the payment of the permanent and limited annuities provided for by annuities.

the second article of the treaty with the Pattawatamies, of the twentieth of September, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, annually

the sum of three thousand dollars. Tobacco, &c. For tobacco, iron, steel, education, annuity to the principal chief, and

employment of labourers, by same article, one thousand nine hundred

and sixty dollars. Miamie annuity. For payment of permanent annuity under the fourth article of the

treaty with the Miamies, of the twenty-third of October, one thousand

eight hundred and twenty-six, twenty-five thousand dollars. Iron, &c. For iron, steel, tobacco, and labourers, by same article, one thousand

one hundred dollars. Support For support of the poor and infirm, and for education, under the sixth poor.

article of said treaty, two thousand dollars.

APPROVED, January 13, 1831.

of

STATUTE II.

Jan. 19, 1831. Chap. VI.- An Act to amend an act, entitled " An act to provide for paying to

the states of Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama, three per centum of the net (Obsolete.]

proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same. Act of May

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 3, 1822, c. 46.

States of Mis- States of America, in Congress assembled, That so much of an act, entisouri, Mississip- tled “ An act to provide for paying to the states of Missouri, Mississippi, pi and Alabama and Alabama, three per centum of the net proceeds arising from the sale exonerated from obligation of the public lands within the same," approved the third of May, eighto render annual teen hundred and twenty-two, as requires an annual account of the apaccount of, &c. plication of the said three per centum, to be transmitted to the Secretary

of the Treasury, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

APPROVED, January 19, 1831.

STATUTE II. CHAP. VIII. An Act for closing certain accounts, and making appropriations Jan. 27, 1831. for arrearages in the Indian department.

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

Arre gos. States of America, in Congress assembled, That the sum of sixty-one thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for arrearages in the Indian department, the same to be applied to the payment of balances on accounts presented and settled by the proper accounting officer, and now actually due, which accrued previous to the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, and to no other purpose.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of settling and Transfers of closing the accounts in the office of the second auditor, relating to Indian balances. affairs, prior to the date of January, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, the President of the United States is hereby authorized to direct transfers to be made from such balances of moneys heretofore appropriated to carry into effect certain Indian treaties as are no longer required for their several objects, to the credit of certain other heads of Indian expenditure, under which balances accruing previously to the above date, remain due to certain individuals, and appear upon the books of the second auditor; also, to direct similar transfers to be made to and from the several specific heads of contingencies of the Indian department, pay of agents, sub-agents, and presents to Indians; and, also, of Other the sum of five thousand and fourteen dollars and fifteen cents from the fers. head of subsistence of the army, to the head of Indian expenditure, under which that amount was actually applied and expended : Provided, Proviso. always, That no such transfer shall be made unless it satisfactorily appear that the specific expenditure was actually made for the service of Indian affairs, in good faith, by an authorized agent of the government, and before the date aforesaid, and that the balances from which such transfers are authorized to be made are not necessary for the specific purpose of their original appropriation.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury To Mark and be, and is hereby, authorized to pay to Mark and R. H. Bean, of Arkan. R. H. Bean. sas, out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, eight thousand seven hundred and forty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents, for supplies furnished to the emigrant Creek Indians by direction of former Indian agents: Provided, That the said Beans shall first present Proviso. sufficient evidence to the proper accounting officer, that credit was originally given by them to the government of the United States, and that no part of the amount has been received by them, or satisfied, directly or indirectly, from the agents through whom, they sold or contracted.

APPROVED, January 27, 1831.

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STATUTE II.

Chap. IX.- An Act making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and Jan. 27, 1831. invalid pensioners.

[Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Appropriations. States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for paying revolutionary and invalid pensioners, viz:

For payment of revolutionary pensioners, for the year one thousand Revolutionary eight hundred and thirty-one, one million eleven thousand one hundred pensions. dollars.

Invalid peb For paying the invalid pensioners, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, two hundred and seventy-six thousand seven hun- sions. Vol. IV.-55

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dred and twenty dollars, in addition to an unexpended balance of appro
priation for invalid pensioners of twenty-nine thousand two hundred and
forty-six dollars ninety-five cents.

For pensions to widows and orphans, five thousand dollars.
APPROVED, January 27, 1831.

Widows and orphans.

STATUTE II.

Jan. 27, 1831. Chap. X.–An Act to alter the times of holding the district courts of the United

States for the districts of Maine and Illinois, and northern district of Alabama.(a) District court Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United of Alabama.

States of America, in Congress assembled, That the terms of the district court of the United States for the northern district of Alabama, which are now directed by law to be held on the first Mondays of March and

October in each year, shall hereafter be held on the second Mondays of District court April and October in each year; and that the term of the district court of Maine.

of the United States for the district of Maine, which is now directed by law to be held on the second Tuesday of September in each year, shall hereafter be held on the first Tuesday of September in each year: and all processes which

may

have issued, or which shall hereafter issue, returnable to the next succeeding terms of the said district courts as heretofore established, shall be held returnable, and be returned, to those

terms to which they are severally changed by this act. District court Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the terms of the district court of Illinois.

of the United States for the district of Illinois, which are now directed by law to be held on the third Mondays of June and November in each year, shall hereafter be held on the first Mondays of May and December in each year; and all process which may have issued, or which shall hereafter issue, returnable to the next -succeeding terms of the said district court as heretofore established, shall be held returnable, and be returned, to those terms to which they are severally changed by this act.

APPROVED, January 27, 1831.

STATUTE II.

Jan. 27, 1831.

Chap. XI.-An Act to extend the time for entering certain donation claims to land [Expired.]

in the territory of Arkansas. Certain provi- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Unitea sions continued in force for two

States of America, in Congress assembled, That the provisions of the years from May eighth and ninth sections of the act of Congress, approved twenty-fourth 24, 1831.

day of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, entitled “An Act of May aci to aid the state of Ohio in extending the Miami Canal from Dayton 24, 1828, 108.

to Lake Erie, and to grant a quantity of land to said state to aid in the construction of the canals authorized by law, and for making donations

of land lo certain persons in Arkansas territory;" and the provisions of Act of Jan. 6,

the act entitled “ An act restricting the location of certain land claims in 18:29, ch. 2.

the territory of Arkansas, and for other purposes," approved sixth Jan

uary, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine; and, also, the proAct of Jan. visions of the act, entitled “ An act to extend ihe time for locating cer13, 1830, ch. 3. tain donations in Arkansas,” approved thirteenth January, one thousand

eight hundred and thirty, be, and the same are hereby, continued in

force for the period of two years, from the twenty-fourth May, one thouProviso.

sand eight hundred and thirty-one: Provided, That nothing in this act, (a) District court of Maine, vol. ii. pp. 667, 829 ; vol. iii. p. 413. Act of February 15, 1843, ch. 32.

District court of Illinois, vol. iii. p. 237. Act of April 22, 1824, ch. 38. Act of February 19, 1831, ch. 28. Act of July 9, 1832, ch. 182. Act of March 10, 1838, ch. 33.

District court of Alabama, vol. iii. p. 662. Act of April 17, 1822, ch. 23. Act of March 10, 1924, ch. 28. Act of May 22, 1826, ch. 149. Act of March 2, 1827, ch. 41. Act of March 31, 1832, ch. 58. An act to re-organize the district courts of the United States in Alabama, February 6, 1839, ch. 20. Act of August 4, 1842, ch. 123.

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