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Cumberland road. Appropriation.

work, and disburse the money, giving bond and security as he shall direct, and receiving such compensation as in his opinion shall be equitable and just, not exceeding to each that heretofore allowed by law to the superintendent of the Cumberland road in the state of Ohio.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the sum of fifteen thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, granted, for claims due and remaining unpaid at the treasury, on account of the Cumberland road, east of Wheeling, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

I approve this bill, and ask a reference to my communication to Congress of this date, in relation thereto.

ANDREW JACKSON. APPROVED, May 31, 1830.

STATUTE I.
May 31, 1830. Chap. CCXXXIII.-An Act making additional appropriations for pay of the

marine corps. (a) Marine corps. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Appropriations. States of America, in Congress assembled, That there is hereby appropri

ated, out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, a

sum sufficient to pay the extra emoluments directed to be paid to the Resolution of officers of the marine corps by a joint resolution, approved the twentyMay 29, 1830. ninth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and thirty.

APPROVED, May 31, 1830.

STATUTE I. May 31, 1830.

Claims to be settled.

Proviso.

CHAP, CCXXXIV.-An Act to authorize the payment of the claim of the state

of Massachusetts, for certain services of her militia during the late war. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting officers of the treasury, under the superintendence of the Secretary of War, be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to audit and settle the claims of the state of Massachusetts against the United States for the services of her militia during the late war, in the following cases: First, where the militia of the said state were called out to repel actual invasion, or under a well-founded apprehension of invasion : Provided, their numbers were not in undue proportion to the exigency: Second, where they were called out by the authority of the state, and afterwards recognised by the federal government; and Thirdly, where they were called out by, and served under, the requisition of the President of the United States, or of any officer thereof.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of four hundred and thirty thousand seven hundred and forty-eight dollars and twenty-six cents, if so much be necessary, be applied to the foregoing purposes, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, May 31, 1830.

Appropriation.

STATUTE I.

May 31. 1830.

Certain claims to be settled, &c.

CHAP. CCXXXV.-An Act for the relief of sundry citizens of the United States,

who have lost property by the depredations of certain Indian tribes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the claims of certain citizens of the United States, named in the Senate document at the first session of the nineteenth Congress, number fifty-five, for depredations committed on their property by the Indian tribes therein mentioned, and the claim of James and Jesse Morrison, and the claim of Burd and

(a) See notes of acts passed relating to the marine corps, vol. i. p. 594.

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

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 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 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.

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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 departmade to Conment, who may severally [be] charged with the administration of the gress, &c. 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.

APPROVED, May 29, 1830.
(a) See notes of acts passed by Congress in relation to the marine corps, vol. i. 594.

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

hold term of

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- March

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 than three months before the September term of said court: Provided, secept by conThat 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. Jan. 19, 1831. CHAP. VI.—An Act to amend an act, entitled " An act to provide for paying to [Obsolete.)

the states of Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama, three per centum of the net

proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same. Act of May 3, 1822, c. 46.

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

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