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liam B. Finch.
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 Wil- To enable the President of the United States to allow compensation
to Captain William B. Finch, for extra services and expenses in command 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 nary, 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 approjacks. 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 sissippi 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 direcappointed 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. fifiy 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 Ar
kansas. in said territory, fifteen thousand dollars.
APPROVED, March 2, 1831.
STATUTE II. CHAP. LIX.-An Act making appropriation for carrying into effect certain March 2, 1831. 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-one:
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 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 Pattawatamies. 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.
For 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 twe 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 emigraling 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 Ioways tribes of Indians, viz:
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; Oltoes 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; toes 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.
nine, to the treaty with the Delawares of the third day of October, eighleen hundred and eighteen, viz:
For furnishing forty horses for the Delawares, one thousand six hundred dollars.
For expense of six wagons and ox teams to assist them in removing, one thousand six hundred and twenty dollars.
For expense of farming utensils, and tools for building houses, four thousand dollars.
For provisions on their journey, and one year after their removal to their uew country, forty-five thousand dollars.
For building a grist and saw mill, three thousand dollars.
For the payment of the permanent annuity to the Delawares, one thousand dollars.
For expenses of surveying the lines of the land assigned to the Delawares by said article, four thousand one hundred and nine dollars and eighty-one cents.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the aforesaid sums of money be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That, for carrying into effect the Choctaw treaty. treaty with the Choctaw tribe of Indians, concluded at Dancing Rabbit on the fifteenth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, the sum of eighty thousand two hundred and forty-eight dollars are hereby appropriated, to wit:
For salaries to chiefs and others, and suits of clothes and broadswords for ninety-nine captains, as stipulated by fifteenth article, nine thousand five hundred and ninety-three dollars.
For expenses of fulfilling the sixteenth article in relation to cattle, twelve thousand five hundred dollars.
For education, as stipulated by the twentieth article, ten thousand dollars.
For building council houses, houses for chiefs, and churches, as stipulated by the same article, ten thousand dollars.
For expenses of teachers, blacksmiths and shops, and a mill-wright, by the same article, five thousand five hundred dollars.
For blankets, rifles, ammunition, axes, hoes, ploughs, spinning wheels, cards, looms, iron and steel, twenty-seven thousand six hundred and fiftyfive dollars.
For transportation and contingencies, five thousand dollars: which said appropriation, to carry into effect the said treaty with the Choctaw tribe of Indians, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
APPROVED, March 2, 1831.
CHAP. LXI.- An Act making appropriations for the military service for the year March 2, 1831. one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one.
[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 be paid out of any unappropriated money in the treasury, for the service of the military establishment for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, viz:
For pay of the army and subsistence of the officers, one million one Pay, &c. hundred eight thousand six hundred and twelve dollars.
For forage for officers, forty-eight thousand six hundred and nineteen Forage. dollars.
For clothing for the servants of officers, twenty-two thousand two hun- Clothing. dred and ninety dollars.
For subsistence, exclusive of that of officers, in addition to an unex- Subsistence. VOL. IV.-59
pended balance of seventy-five thousand dollars, two hundred and sixty
six thousand three hundred dollars. Clothing, &c. For clothing of the army, camp equipage, cooking utensils, and hos
pital furniture, in addition to materials and clothing on hand, amounting to eighty-five thousand dollars, one hundred and thirteen thousand seren
hundred and forty-seven dollars. Medical de
For the medical and hospital department, thirty thousand dollars. partment. Quartermaster's
For various expenses in the quartermaster's department, viz: For fuel, department.
forage, straw, stationery, blanks, repairing officers' quarters, barracks, store-houses, and hospitals: for erecting temporary cantonments and gunhouses ; for rent of quarters, store-houses, and land; for postage of letters on public service; for expenses of courts martial, including compensation of judge advocates, members, and witnesses ; for extra pay to soldiers
employed on extra labour, under the act of March second, one thousand 1819, ch. 45. eight hundred and nineteen; for expenses of expresses, escorts to pay
masters, and other contingencies of the quartermaster's department, two
hundred and twenty-six thousand eight hundred dollars. Transportation. For transportation of officers' baggage, and allowance for travel, in
lieu of transportation, and for per diem allowance to officers on topographical duty, fifty-seven thousand dollars.
For transportation of clothing, subsistence, ordnance, and of lead from the mines, and for transportation of the army, and funds for pay of the army, including the several contingencies and items of expenditure at the several stations and garrisons, usually estimated under ihe head of
transportation of the army, one hundred and ten thousand dollars. Barracks. For the completion of the barracks at fort Winnebago, five thousand
dollars, being the balance of an appropriation heretofore made for the 1830, ch. 217. erection of barracks at Green bay, and not needed for that service, which
balance is hereby transferred and appropriated to the purpose above
named. Arkansas vo- For the payment of certain mounted volunteers of the territory of lunteers.
Arkansas, whilst in the service of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, the sum of five hundred and
eighty dollars and eighty-three cents. Missouri mi- For the payment of the claim of the state of Missouri against the litia.
United States, for the services of her militia against the Indians, in the
year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, the sum of nine thouProviso. sand and eighty-five dollars and fifty-four cents; Provided, That the
Secretary of War shall, upon a full investigation, be satisfied that the
United States are liable for the payment of the said militia, under the Constitution of United States, second paragraph of the tenth section of the first article of the constitusec. 10, art. 1. tion of the United States. West Point. For defraying the expenses of the board of visiters at West Point,
fifteen hundred dollars.
For fuel, forage, stationery, printing, transportation, and postage for the military academy, eight ihousand four hundred dollars.
For repairs and improvements of buildings and grounds at West Point, three thousand four hundred dollars.
pay of adjutant's clerk and quartermaster's clerk, nine hundred dollars.
For increase and expenses of the library, fourteen hundred dollars.
For models for drawing, for repairing instruments, for chemical and mineralogical apparatus, seven hundred and fifty dollars.
For miscellaneous items and incidental expenses of the academy, one thousand six hundred dollars.
For fuel for the first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, two thousand three hundred dollars.