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Cost of Labor.
Whole number of Number convicted of Avige wages to farm No.of Churches.
paupers supported crime during year hand per month,
and boarded, $
out board, $ With board, $
No. of persons White.
. Average payment to each will
a carpenter per day, commodate.
without board, $ Valueof ChurchΑν
Iverage wages-to al "es, $.
female domestic per
week, without bo’d, Cost of supporting
Av’age price of board paupers dur’g last
to a laboring man year.
per week, $
SCHEDULE 6.PERSONS WHO DIED during the year ending 1st June, 1850, in the of , in the county of
and State of enumerated by
CHAP. 12.-AN ACT supplementary to the act entitled " An act supplementary to the act entitled "An act establishing a mint, and regulating the coins of the United States."
To enable the
[Séc. 1.]. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in Congress'asmint and branch sembled, That, for the purpose of enabling the mint and branch returns to depo- mints of the United States to make returns to depositors with sitorisereteiihe as little delay as possible, it shall be lawful for the President of thorized to direct the United States, when the state of the Treasury shall admit
thereof, to direct transfers to be made from time to time to the
transfers of public money.
mint and branch mints for such sums of public money as he
CHAP. 13.-AN ACT giving the assent of Congress to the leasing of a por
tion of the margin of the Black Warrior river for the purposes therein men-
[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represeniatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress be, and it is hereby given to the corporation of the city of Tuscaloosa to lease to the Tuscaloosa Plank road Company, so much of the margin of the Black Warrior river at the termination of said road as may Warrior river to
Margin of Black bé necessary for a warehouse and landing on said river, any bain percorso thing contained in the act of Congress of the twenty-sixth May, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, "granting to the corporation of Tuscaloosa certain lots and privileges over the reservations and commons in said town," to the contrary notwithstanding
Approved May 23, 1850.
CHAP. 14.-AN ACT for the relief of Smith and Hersey.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep. resentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to cause to be cancelled and given up, three several bonds given to the United States for the payment of duties, at the port of Portland and Falmouth, on mer- Certain bonds chandise imported by Smith and Hersey of the city of Portland, dulies Po be can in Maine, to wit: the first numbered twenty-four, signed by Smith celled and given and Hersey and Lewis Mitchell, and dated March eighth, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, on which is due and unpaid. The sum of one thousand and fifty-four dollars and eight cents; the . second, nuinbered twenty-eight', signed by Smith and Hersey and Eli Sargent, and dated March eleventh, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, on which is dye and unpaid, the sum of four
hundred 'and ninety-four dollars and forty-eight cents ; the third, numbered ninety-three, signed by Smith and Hersey and Nathaniel Gordon, and dated June third, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, on which is due and unpaid, the sum of five hun. dred and eight dollars and twenty cents, making in the aggregate the sum of two thousand and fifty-six dollars and seventysix cents, which bonds were given for the duties on three cargoes of molasses, imported by Smith and Hersey, in the brig Elmira and barque Maria Hersey ; six hundred and seven hogsheads thereof, on which the duties amount to the said sum of two thousand and fifty-six dollars and seventy-six cents, having been destroyed by fire on the ninth day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, while in warehouse, and under the exclusive control of the Government: Provided, That satisfactory evidence shall be produced to the Secretary of the Treasury of the destruction of the said molasses as aforesaid.
Approved May 23, 1850.
CHAP: 15.--AN ACT to authorize the issuing of a register to the barque
Register thorized to be given to
[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress asau sembled, That there be issued, under direction of the Secre
the tary of the Treasury, a register for the barque Cornwallis, forbarque Cornwal- merly a British vessel called the "Cornwallis, of Cornwallis, of
Nova Scotia," of the burthen of about three hundred and twelve tons; which vessel was stranded on the eastern part of the island of Nantucket, when on a voyage from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to New York city, in October, eighteen hundred and forty-nine. That said vessel, after much labor was got off and carried into the harbor of Nantucket, where she was thoroughly repaired, and placed in a condition to be sea-worthy in all respects, and after such repairs, was carried to New York where she now+lies.' She is owned by Thonias S. Winslow, an American citizen, resident of said city of New York: Provided, That it shall be proved to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury, that the cost of the repairs of the said vessel made in the United States, subsequently to her shipwreck aforesaid, exceeds three-fourths of her value after having been so repaired.
Approved May 23, 1850.
CHAP: 16.-AN ACT authorizing the negotiation of treaties with the Indian
tribes in the Territory of Oregon, for the extinguishment of their claims to lạnds lying west of the Cascade mountains, and for other purposes.
[Sec. 1.]. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep. resentatives of the United States of America in Congress
Commissioners be ,
Part of former
assembled, That the President be authorized to appoint one or more commissioners to negotiate treaties with the several In- and their duties dian tribes in the territory of Oregon, for the extinguishment defined. of their claims to lands lying west of the Cascade mountains; and if found expedient and practicable, for their 'removal east of said mountains; also, for obtaining their assent and submis. sion to the existing laws regulating trade and intercourse with 'the Indian tribes in the other territories of the United States, so far as they may be applicable to the tribes in the said Territory of Oregon; the compensation to such commissioner or commissioners not to exceed the rate heretofore allowed for similar services. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the President be
Superintendent authorized, hy and with the advice and consent of the Sen- of Indian Affairs
to be appointed. ate, to appoint a Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Territory of Oregon, who'shall receive an annual salary of twenty-five hundred dollars, and whose duiy it' shall be to exercise a general superintendence over all the Indian tribes in Oregon, and to exercise and perform all the powers and duties assigned by law to other Superintendents of Indian Affairs.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That so much of the act to establish the territorial government of Oregon, approved act repealed. the 11th August, 1848, as requires the governor of said Territory to perform the duties of Superintendent of Indian Affairs, and authorizes him to receive a salary therefor, in addition to the salary allowed for his services as governor, be repealed; and that the governor of said Territory shall hereafter receive Governor of Oran annual salary of three thousand dollars.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the President be authorized, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint one or more Indian agents, not exceeding three, as
to be appointed. be shall deem expedient, each of whom shall receive an annual salary of fifteen hundred dollars, give bond as now required by law, and perform all the duties of agent to such tribe or tribes of Indians in the Territory of Oregon as shall be assigned to him by the superintendent to be appointed by the provisions of this act, under the direction of the President.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the law regulating trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes. east of the Rocky dian tribes specimountains, or such provisions of the same, as may be applica- ded. ble, be extended over the Indian tribes in the Territory of Oregon. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the sum of twen
Appropriation. ty-five thousand dollars be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to carry into effect the provisions of this act.
Approved June 5, 1850.
egon's salary $3,000.
Laws to be extended over Inforce until the 3d
CHAP. 17.-AN ACT to continue in force an act therein mentioned, relating
to the port of Baltimore. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by ihe Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asAct revived and sembled, That the act passed the seventeenth day of March, to continue in one thousand eight hundred, entitled An act declaring the of March, 1861. assent of Congress to certain acts of ihe States of Maryland
and Georgia," and which by subsequent acts has been revived and continued in force until the first day of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty, be, and the same, so far as it relates to the act of the State of Maryland, is hereby revived and continued in force until the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one: Provided, That notbing herein contained shall authorize the demand of a duty on tonnage on vessels propelled by steam, employed in the transportation of passengers.
Approved June 5, 1850.
CHAP. 18.--AN ACT for the relief of Jesse Sutton. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress as
sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to Jesse Sut. dollars appropri ton, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise approated for his relief. priated, the sum of one thousand dollars, for services rendered,
and coal, iron and steel furnished the Texas Indians, as public blacksmith, from the twentieth of May, eighteen hundred and forty-six, to the twentieth of May, eighteen hundred and fortyseven.
Approved June 5, 1850.
CHAP. 19.--AN ACT to make further appropriations for public buildings in
the Territories of Minnesota and Oregon.
[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asTwenty thou- sembled, That the sum of twenty thousand dollars each, be, sand dollars, ap. and the same is hereby, appropriated out of any money in the erection of peni- Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be applied by the Gov. nesota and Ore- ernors and legislative assemblies of the Territories of Minne
sota and Oregon at such place as they may select in said Ter
ritories for the erection of penitentiaries. Appropriation Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Governor and andere former legislative assembly of Minnesota are hereby authorized to ex
pend the appropriation made in section 13, of "An act to establish the Territorial government of Minnesota," approved March third, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, for the erection of suitable public buildings at the temporary seat of government of said Territory at such time as they deem proper, any previous law to the contrary notwithstanding.
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