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Merrimack break water.
Plymouth beach. Hyannis breakwater.
For removing obstructions at the mouth of Big Sodus bay, New York, seventeen thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.
For completing piers at Oswego, New York, two thousand eight hundred and twelve dollars and ninety-two cents.
For claim of contractors for losses by storms in eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, five hundred and nineteen dollars.
For balance due contractors for said piers, eighty-four dollars and ninety-two cents.
For securing the works of Oswego harbour, New York, by a stone pier-head and mole, eighteen thousand six hundred dollars.
For completing the pier, at the mouth of Buffalo harbour, New York, twelve thousand nine hundred dollars.
For securing and completing the works at the harbour of Dunkirk, New York, six thousand four hundred dollars.
For further protection and preservation of the beach of Provincetown, Massachusetts, two thousand and fifty dollars.
For the repair and completion of the breakwater at the mouth of Merrimack river, Massachusetts, sixteen thousand dollars.
For completing repairs to piers at the entrance of Kennebunk river, Maine, one thousand one hundred and seventy-five dollars.
For completing the sea wall for the preservation of Deer island, Boston harbour, Massachusetts, twelve thousand three hundred and ninety dollars.
For repairing Plymouth beach, Massachusetts, two thousand eight hundred and twenty dollars.
For completing the breakwater at Hyannis harbour, Massachusetts, eight thousand four hundred dollars.
For removing the bar at the mouth of Nantucket harbour, Massachusetts, eight thousand two hundred and sixty-five dollars.
For improving the harbours of New Castle, Marcus Hook, Chester, and Port Penn, in the Delaware river, four thousand dollars.
For improving Cape Fear river, below Wilmington, North Carolina, twenty-five thousand seven hundred and five dollars.
For carrying on the works for the improvements of Ocracock inlet, in North Carolina, seventeen thousand dollars.
For completing the removal of obstructions in the river and harbour of St. Mark's, Florida, seven thousand four hundred and thirty dollars.
For completing the removal of obstructions in the Appalachicola river, Florida, eight thousand dollars.
For arrearage due Major Birch for survey of the raft of Red river, Louisiana, one hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.
For arrearage due the superintendent of the works at Black Rock harbour, New York, one thousand eight hundred dollars.
For arrearage due for materials delivered to the works at Dunkirk harbour, New York, seven hundred and two dollars, fifty cents.
For carrying on the work of the Delaware breakwater, two hundred and eight thousand dollars.
APPROVED, March 2, 1831.
Cape Fear river.
Delaware break water.
March 2, 1831.
Chap. LVII.-An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the year
one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one. 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, to be paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated:
For pay and subsistence of the officers of the navy, and pay of sea
men, one million two hundred and seventy-eight thousand six hundred and ninety-four dollars.
For pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all the civil es- Superintendtablishment of the several navy yards and stations, fifty-seven thousand ents. six hundred and eighty dollars.
For provisions, one hundred seventy-three thousand four hundred and Provisions sixty-three dollars.
For repairs of vessels in ordinary, and the wear and tear of vessels in Repairs, &c. commission, six hundred and fifteen thousand four hundred dollars.
For medicines, surgical instruments, hospital stores, and other ex- Medicines, &c. penses on account of the sick, twenty-five thousand five hundred dollars.
For repairs and improvements of navy yards, two hundred and forty- Navy yards. four thousand dollars.
For the erection of a wharf at the navy yard at Pensacola, twentyeight thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.
For defraying expenses that may accrue during the year one thousand Miscellaneous. eight hundred and thirty-one, for the following purposes, viz:
For freight and transportation of materials and stores of every description; for wharfage and dockage, storage and rent, travelling expenses of officers, and transportation of seamen, house rent, chamber money, and fuel and candles to officers, other than those attached to navy yards and stations, and for officers in sick quarters, where there is no hospital, and for funeral expenses; for commissions, clerk hire, and office rent, stationery and fuel to navy agents; for premiums and incidental expenses of recruiting; for apprehending deserters; for compensation to judge advocates; for per diem allowances for persons attending courts martial and courts of inquiry, and for officers engaged in extra service beyond the limits of their stations; for printing and stationery of every description, and for books, maps, charts, and mathematical and nautical instruments, chronometers, models and drawings; for purchase and repair of steam and fire engines, and for machinery; for purchase and maintenance of oxen and horses, and for carts, timber wheels, and workmen's tools of every description; for postage of letters on public service; for pilotage; for cabin furniture of vessels in commission; and for furniture of officers' houses at navy yards ; for taxes on navy yards and public property; for assistance rendered to vessels in distress; for incidental labour at navy yards, not applicable to any other appropriation; for coal and other fuel for forges, foundries, and steam engines; for candles, oil, and fuel for vessels in commission and in ordinary; for repairs of magazines and powder houses; for preparing moulds for ships to be built; and for no other object or purpose whatever, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses for objects arising during the year one thou- Contingencies. sand eight hundred and thirty-one, and not herein before enumerated, five thousand dollars. For pay of the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates, and
Marine corps. for subsistence of officers of the marine corps, one hundred and nine thousand three hundred and seventy-three dollars; the pay, subsistence, emoluments, and allowances of the said officers, non-commissioned officers and privates, to be the same as they were previously to the first of April, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.
For subsistence for four hundred and sixty-one non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates, and washer-women, serving on shore, twenty thousand one hundred and ninety-one dollars.
For clothing, twenty-eight thousand seven hundred and sixty-five Clothing. dollars. For fuel, nine thousand and ninety-eight dollars.
Fuel. For contingent expenses, fourteen thousand dollars.
Contingencies. For military stores, two thousand dollars.
Stores. For medicines, two thousand three hundred and sixty-nine dollars. Medicines.
Suppress slave For carrying into effect the acts for the suppression of the slave trade, trade.
including the support in the United States, and for a term not exceeding six months after their arrival in Africa, of all persons removed from the
United States under the said acts, ten thousand dollars. Balances. The said several sums to be respectively applied to the several objects
of appropriation above mentioned, in addition to the unexpended balances of appropriation for similar objects in the year one thousand eight hun
dred and thirty. Support of For the support of certain Africans brought into the port of New Africans. Orleans in the Spanish schooner Fenix, and now in the charge of the
marshal of the eastern district of Louisiana, six thousand dollars, to be applied to their support under the direction of the Secretary of the
Navy, at a rate not exceeding twenty cents per day. Captain Wild To enable the President of the United States to allow compensation liam B. Finch, to Captain William B. Finch, for extra services and expenses in com
mand of the sloop of war Vincennes, in the years one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine and one thousand eight hundred and thirty, five thousand dollars; the accounts for such services and expenses to be
settled under the direction of the President. Benjamin Pen- For compensation to Captain Benjamin Pendleton for moneys paid by dleton.
him for cancelling the charter-party, and outfit and demurrage of the brig Seraph, of Stonington, for his pay as a lieutenant of the navy, and for moneys paid by him to the ship keeper of the said vessel, four thou
sand seven hundred and sixty-three dollars. Monument at For re-building and removing the monument erected in the navy yard navy yard. at Washington, by the officers of the American navy, to the memory of those
who fell in battle in the Tripolitan war, a sum not exceeding twenty-one hundred dollars, to be expended under the orders of the Secretary of the
Navy. Marine bar
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum heretofore approracks.
priated for the erection of marine barracks at Philadelphia, and which has passed to the surplus fund, be, and the same is hereby, re-appropriated to the said object.
APPROVED, March 2, 1831. STATUTE II. March 2, 1831. CHAP. LVIII.-An Act making appropriations for carrying on certain roads
and works of internal improvement, and for providing for surveys. (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 to the several objects respectively herein named, to be applied during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, the same to be paid out of any money in the treasury not
otherwise appropriated, viz: Detroit, &c. For continuing the road from Detroit towards Chicago, Michigan, ten
For continuing the road from Detroit to fort Gratiot, Michigan, eight thousand dollars.
For continuing the road from Detroit to Saganaw bay, eight thousand
dollars. T. S. Knapp:
For arrearage due to T. S. Knapp, fourteen dollars and seventy-five
cents. Surveys, &c. For defraying the expenses incidental to making examinations and 1824, ch. 46. surveys under the act of the thirtieth day of April, one thousand eight
hundred and twenty-four, twenty-five thousand dollars. Navigation of For improving the navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, to be Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
expended under the existing laws, fifty thousand dollars.
That the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated to the improvement of the navigation of the
Ohio and Mississippi rivers from Pittsburg to New Orleans, in removing the obstructions in the channels at the shoal places and ripples, and by such other means as may be deemed best for the deepening of the channels of the Ohio river, which said sum shall be expended under the Sum expenddirection of the President of the United States, by the superintendent ed under direc
tion of the Pre. appointed to execute said works of improvement; and the President is sident of United hereby authorized and required to take bond with approved security in States. fifty thousand dollars conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties required of him under such instructions as may be given him for the improvement of the navigation of said rivers, and that an officer of engineers be associated with said superintendent, with authority to suspend the operation of any work, or payment of any account, until the order of the President is received.
To open a road from Washington, in Arkansas territory, to Jackson, Road in Arin said territory, fisteen thousand dollars.
kansas. APPROVED, March 2, 1831.
STATUTE II. CHAP. LIX.--An Act making appropriation for carrying into effect certain March 2, 1831. Indian (realies.
(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-one:
For the annual support of a school for the education of Indian youth, as stipulated for by the sixth article of the treaty of the fifth August, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, with the Chippewa tribe of Indians, one thousand dollars.
For the payment of the annuity of two thousand dollars, and also the Annuity of sum of two thousand dollars for education, as stipulated for by the third Pattawatāmies. 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.
For the annual support of a blacksmith and miller, and for furnishing, A blacksmith, annually, one hundred and sixty bushels of salt, under the same treaty, one thousand five hundred and twenty dollars.
For the payment of the permanent and limited annuities provided for Annuity. by 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.
For tobacco, iron, steel, education, annuity to the principal chief, and Tobacco, &c. employment of labourers, by same article, one thousand nine hundred and sixty dollars.
payment of permanent annuity under the fourth article of the Annuity. treaty with the Miamies of the twenty-third of October, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, twenty-five thousand dollars. For iron, steel, tobacco and labourers, by same article, one thousand
Iron, &c. one hundred dollars.
For support of the poor and infirm, and for education, under the Poor, &c. sixth article of said treaty, two thousand dollars
. For payment of the expenses incurred in the erection of buildings Dwight misand improvements at the Dwight mission establishment, by the society sion, &c. engaged in instructing Cherokee children, according to the fifth article of the treaty with the Cherokee Indians, west of the Mississippi, of the sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, eleven thousand six hundred and fifteen dollars, the said society agreeing and stipulating to expend the amount so paid in the erection of other buildings
Cherokee im- and improvements for like purposes, in the country ceded to the provements.
Cherokees by the same treaty. For the payment in full of the value of improvements abandoned by the Cherokees of Arkansas who have emigrated from the country ceded by them by the treaty aforesaid, as assessed according to the provisions thereof, in addition to the balance
which may remain of the sum of thirty-seven thousand dollars, approMarch 2, 1829, priated by an act of March the second, one thousand eight hundred and ch. 50.
twenty-nine, forty-five thousand eight hundred and nine dollars and thirtyRifles. nine cents. For payment for five hundred rifles delivered in one thou
sand eight hundred and twenty-nine for the emigrating Cherokees, including the cost of transportation, seven thousand dollars.
APPROVED, March 2, 1831.
March 2, 1831.
Prairie du Chien treaty.
Chap. LX.–An Act to carry into effect certain Indian treaties. 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 to pay the expenses incurred in negotiating and for carrying into effect the treaty of peace and friendship, and the treaty of cession, entered into at Prairie du Chien on the fifteenth day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty, with the Mississippi and Missouri bands of Sioux, the Sacs and Foxes, Winnebagoes and Menomonies, Ottoes, Omahas, Missouries, and loways tribes of Indians,
For presents, provisions, pay of commissioners and secretary, transportation, and all other expenses attending the negotiation of said treaties, twenty-four thousand two hundred and fourteen dollars and seventy-two cents.
For annuities stipulated for by the fourth article of the treaty of cession, annually, for ten years, viz: to the Sacs, three thousand dollars; Foxes, three thousand dollars; Sioux of Mississippi, two thousand dollars; Yancton and Santie bands, three thousand dollars; Omahas, two thousand five hundred dollars; Ottoes and Missouries, two thousand five hundred dollars; Ioways, two thousand five hundred dollars; Sacs of Missouri river, five hundred dollars.
For support of a blacksmith, and for tools, as stipulated by the same article, annually, for ten years, viz: for the Sioux of Mississippi, one thousand dollars: Yancton and Santie bands, one thousand dollars; Omahas, one thousand dollars; Ottoes and Missouries, one thousand dollars; Ioways, three hundred dollars; Sacs of Missouri river, seven hundred dollars.
For agricultural implements, as stipulated by same article, annually, for ten years, viz: for the Sioux of Mississippi, seven hundred dollars; Yancton and Santie bands, four hundred dollars; Omahas, five hundred dollars; Ottoes and Missouries, five hundred dollars; Ioways, six hundred dollars; Sacs of Missouri river, two hundred dollars.
For transportation of annuities, tools, and agricultural implements, three thousand two hundred dollars.
For expenses of education, as stipulated by the fifth article, for ten years, to be applied in the discretion of the President of the United States, annually, three thousand dollars.
For expenses of running the lines as agreed by the seventh article of said treaty, nine thousand dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated to carry into effect the supplementary article, concluded at Council Camp, on James's fork of White river, Missouri, the twenty-fourth of September, eighteen hundred and twenty
Treaty with the Delawares.