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For the Chippewas of Saganaw, five thousand eight hundred dollars;
For expenses attending the examination of claims against said Chippewas of Saganaw under the fourth article of the treaty of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, three thousand five hundred and fifty dollars; For the Chippewas, Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York In- Chippewas,
Menomonies, dians, one thousand five hundred dollars ;
&c. For the Chippewas, Ottowas, and Pottawatamies, thirty-four thousand Chippewas, two hundred and ninety dollars ;
Potawatamies. For the Choctaws, fifty-five thousand four hundred and seventy-five
For the Creeks, sixty-three thousand nine hundred and forty dol- Creeks. lars ;
For payment of the claim presented by the Alabama emigrating company and allowed by the accounting officers, thirty-eight thousand six hundred and forty-six dollars; For the Chickasaws, six thousand dollars ;
Chickasaws. For the Cherokees, seven thousand six hundred and forty dollars; Cherokees.
For the Delawares, ten thousand three hundred and forty-four dol- Delawares. lars; For the Caddoes, ten thousand dollars;
Caddoes. For the Florida Indians, nine thousand six hundred and ten dollars; Florida Indi. For the lowas, seven thousand eight hundred and seventy-five dol- ans.
lowas. lars; For the Kickapoos, five thousand five hundred dollars ;
Kickapoos. For the Kaskaskias and Peorias, three thousand dollars;
and Peorias. For the Kanzas, six thousand and forty dollars ;
Kanzas. For the Miamies. fifty-two thousand six hundred and seventy-eight Miamies. dollars;
For expenses of the commission to examine claims under the fifth and sixth articles of the Miami treaty of eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, in addition to the appropriation of last year, fifteen hundred dollars;
For assistance in agriculture, stipulated in the fifth article of the treaty of October sixth, eighteen hundred and eighteen, two hundred dollars ; For the Eel Rivers, one thousand one hundred dollars;
Eel Rivers. For the Menomonies, thirty-one thousand eight hundred and thirty Menomonies. dollars;
For the Omahas, four thousand seven hundred and forty dollars ; Omahas.
For the Ottawas and Chippewas, sixty-two thousand four hundred and Ottawas and sixty-five dollars;
Chippewas. For the Ottoes and Missourias, five thousand six hundred and forty
For the Osages, thirty-four thousand four hundred and six dollars ; Osages.
For the erection of houses for smiths, under the second article of the treaty with the Osages, of eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, eight hundred dollars;
For expenses attending the examination of claims under the second article of the treaty with the Osages, in addition to the appropriation of eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, eleven hundred dollars; For the Ottowas, four thousand three hundred dollars;
Ottawas. For the Pottawatamies, twenty thousand two hundred dollars;
Pawnees. For the Quapaws, four thousand six hundred and sixty dollars; Quapaws.
For the Six Nations of New York, four thousand five hundred dol
For the Senecas of New York, six thousand dollars ; Sioux.
For the Sioux of the Mississippi, forty-two thousand five hundred and ten dollars;
For the Yancton and Santie Sioux, four thousand three hundred and
forty dollars; Sacs and Fox For the Sacs and Foxes of the Missouri, seven thousand eight hun
dred and seventy dollars;
For the Sacs and Foxes of the Mississippi, fifty-four thousand fire
hundred and forty dollars; Sacs, Foxes, For the Sacs, Foxes, Iowas, Sioux, Omahaws, and Ottoes, and MisSioux, Iowas,
sourias, three thousand dollars; &c. Shawnees.
For the Shawnees, seven thousand one hundred and eighty dollars; Senecas and For the Senecas and Shawnees, two thousand and sixty dollars; ees.
For the Senecas, two thousand six hundred and sixty dollars;
For the Wyandots, six thousand eight hundred and forty dollars; Weas.
For the Weas, three thousand dollars;
For the Wyandots, Munsees, and Delawares, one thousand dollars; Delawares.
For the Winnebagoes, ninety-two thousand eight hundred and sixty Winnebagoes. dollars;
For the expenses of the Commission appointed to examine claims under treaty with the Winnebagoes, in lieu of the same sum appropriated last year for the Sioux erroneously, five thousand five hundred dollars;
For expenses attending the removal of the Winnebago Indians from their present residence, in Wisconsin, to the neutral ground across the Mississippi river, estimating the number at four thousand five hundred, to cost ten dollars each, forty-five thousand dollars;
For the erection of a gristmill for the Winnebagoes, as stipulated in the sixth clause of the fourth article of the treaty with them of November first, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, three thousand dollars;
For expenses of breaking up and fencing in ground after the removal of the Winnebagoes, as per seventh clause of fourth article of the
same treaty, ten thousand dollars; Stockbridges
To carry into effect the treaty of the third September, eighteen hunand Munsees. dred and thirty-nine, with the Stockbridge and Munsee tribes of Indians,
ratified sixteenth May, eighteen hundred and forty, thirty-six thousand two hundred and sixty-five dollars and forty cents.
APPROVED, July 20, 1840. STATUTE I. July 20, 1840. Chap. LIV.-An Act making appropriations for the support of the army for the (Obsolete.]
year one thousand eight hundred and forty. 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 is hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the army during
the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, viz: Pay.
For the pay of the army, one million one hundred and seventy-two
thousand and twenty-eight dollars; Subsistence of For subsistence of officers, five hundred and fourteen thousand four officers.
hundred and eighty-nine dollars ; Forage of offi- For forage of officers' horses, one hundred and fourteen thousand five cers' horses.
hundred and seventy-one dollars; Payments in For payments in lieu of clothing not drawn in kind, eighty thousand lieu of clothing. and thirty dollars. Subsistence. For subsistence, exclusive of that of officers, five hundred and fifteen
thousand four hundred and ninety-two dollars ; Clothing, &c. For clothing of the army, camp and garrison equipage, cooking uten
sils and hospital furniture, four hundred and twenty-five thousand six hundred and thirty-five dollars and sixty-seven cents;
For the medical and hospital department, thirty-eight thousand dollars; Medical and
For the regular supplies furnished by the Quartermaster's department, hospital departconsisting of fuel, forage, straw, stationery, and printing, two hundred
Quartermasand seventy-one thousand dollars;
ter's departm't. For barracks, quarters, and storehouses, embracing the repairs and Barracks, &c. enlargement of barracks, quarters, storehouses and hospitals at the several posts; the erection of temporary cantonments and gun-houses for the protection of the cannon at the forts on the sea-board; for the purchase of necessary tools and materials, and of the authorized furniture for the barrack rooms; rent of quarters for officers; of barracks for troops where there are no public buildings for their accommodation; of storehouses for the safe-keeping of subsistence, clothing, and other military supplies, and of grounds for summer cantonments, encampments and military practice, one hundred and seventy-three thousand dollars; For transportation of officers' baggage when travelling on duty with- Transportation
of officers' bag. out troops, sixty-five thousand dollars;
For transportation of troops and supplies, viz: transportation of the Transportation army, including the baggage of troops; freight and ferriages; purchase of troops and or hire of horses, mules, oxen, carts, wagons, and boats, for the purpose
supplies. of transportation or for garrison use; drayage and cartage at the several posts; hire of teamsters; transportation of funds for the pay department; expense of transport vessels, and of procuring water at such posts as from their situation require it; transportation of clothing from the depot at Philadelphia to the stations of the troops, bsistence from the places of purchase and delivery under contracts to such points as the circumstances of the service may require; of ordnance, ordnance stores, and arms, from the foundries and arsenals to the fortifications and frontier posts, and of lead from the mines to the several arsenals, two hundred and eighty-seven thousand dollars ;
For the incidental expenses of the Quartermaster's department, con- Quartermassisting of postage on public letters and packets, expenses of courts-mar
ter's depart. tial and courts of inquiry, including the compensation of judges advo- Act of March cate, members and witnesses; extra pay to soldiers under act of March 2, 1819, ch. 45. second, eighteen hundred and nineteen; expenses of expresses from the frontier posts; of the necessary articles for the interment of non-commissioned officers and soldiers; hire of laborers, compensation of clerks in the offices of quartermasters and assistant quartermasters at posts where their duties cannot be performed without such aid, and to temporary agents in charge of dismantled works, and in the performance of other duties; expenditures necessary to keep the two regiments of dragoons complete, including the purchase of horses, to supply the place of those which may be lost and become unfit for service, and the erection of the necessary stables, one hundred and twenty-one thousand dollars; For contingencies of the army, seven thousand dollars;
Contingencies. For extra pay to re-enlisted soldiers, and for contingent expenses of the recruiting service, forty-seven thousand one hundred and sixty-three dollars and twenty-seven cents; For the national armories, three hundred and sixty thousand dol
For the armament of the fortifications, one hundred and fifty thousand Armament of dollars;
Ordnance serFor the current expenses of the ordnance service, one hundred thou
vice. sand dollars;
For ordnance, ordnance stores and supplies, one hundred thousand Ordnance, &c. dollars;
Arsenals. For arsenals, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars;
Springfield ar- For repairs and improvements at the Springfield armory, ten thousand mory.
five hundred dollars ; Harper's Ferry For repairs and improvements at the Harper's Ferry armory, fifty armory.
thousand dollars; Saltpetre and For the purchase of saltpetre and brimstone, forty thousand dollars; brimstone. For the expense of preparing drawings of a uniform system of artilDrawings, &c.
lery, and for other supplies in the ordnance department, three thousand
dollars; Barracks, &c. For continuing the barracks, quarters, &c., at Fort Leavenworth, at Fort Leaven- thirty thousand dollars ; worth. Fort Wayne.
For continuing the barracks, quarters, &c., at Fort Wayne, twenty
thousand dollars; Fort Smith. For continuing the barracks, quarters, &c., at Fort Smith, fifty thou
sand dollars; Plattsburg. For continuing the barracks, quarters, &c., at Plattsburg, twenty
thousand dollars; Fort Jessup. For continuing the barracks, quarters, &c., at Fort Jessup, ten thou
sand dollars; Arsenals. For repairs of arsenals damaged by storms and fire, the sum of nine
teen thousand seven hundred and sixty-five dollars; Preventing For preventing and suppressing hostilities in Florida, to be expended and suppressing under the direction of the Secretary of War, conformably to the acts of hostilities in Florida.
Congress of the nineteenth of March, and the second of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and the acts therein referred to, viz: For forage for the horses of the mounted volunteers and militia, and for the horses, mules, and oxen in the service of the trains; for freight or transportation of military supplies of every description, from the places of purchase to Florida; for the purchase of wagons, harness, boats, and lighters, and other vessels, of horses, mules, and oxen, to keep up the trains, tools, leather, and other materials for repairs, transportation within Florida, including the hire of steamboats and other vessels for service in the rivers and on the coasts, and the expenses of maintaining the several steamboats and transport schooners connected with the operations of the army; hire of mechanics, laborers, mule drivers, teamsters, and other assistants, including their subsistence; for miscellaneous and contingent charges, and for arrearages in eighteen hundred and thirty-five, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, and eighteen
hundred and forty, three hundred thousand dollars. For an outfit of a Chargé d'af. Charge d'Affaires to the Republic of Texas, four thousand five hundred faires to Texas. dollars. For repairing the roof to the public store at the custom-house Public store at in the city of Philadelphia, or for new roofing the same with copper, as in Philadelphia. shall be directed by the Secretary of the Treasury, after causing careful
surveys of the condition of the said building to be made, a sum not to
exceed three thousand two hundred dollars. For the pay of the comCommissioner missioner appointed by the Governor of the Territory of Iowa to act on of lowa for as. certaining, &c.
the part of that Territory, in conjunction with the commissioner apsouthern boun: pointed by the United States, in ascertaining, running and marking, the dary thereof. southern boundary line of the said Territory, in conformity with the act
of Congress of the eighteenth of June, eighteen hundred and thirty
eight, the sum of one thousand and ninety-six dollars. For the payment Shelves, &c. of expenses incurred under the direction of the Joint Committee on the in committee Library, in the erection of shelves and book-cases in the committee rooms of the capitol.
rooms of the Capitol, for the reception of books and documents to be transferred from the Library to the several committee rooms, a sum not to exceed one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars. For the purpose
of enabling the Secretaries of the War and Navy Departments to place Preservation of specimens of in a state of safe preservation the specimens of natural history which natural history. are now deposited in their respective offices, or which may be brought
there resulting from surveys of the unexplored portions of our own country, or from the exploring expedition now in the South Seas, by the authority, and at the expense of the United States, or otherwise, a sum not to exceed five hundred dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of three thou- Boundary be. sand dollars, appropriated by the act of Congress of the twelfth of June, tween Michigan eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, to ascertain and designate the boun- and Wisconsin. dary line between the State of Michigan, and the Territory of Wiscon- 1838, ch. 101. sin be, and the same is hereby, reappropriated to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War for the accomplishment of the same object. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That in case of a deficiency of The President
authorized to receipts of revenue from customs, or lands, or other sources, or of a
postpone cer failure on the part of the late deposite banks or of the Bank of the tain appropriaUnited States of Pennsylvania to pay the debts due from them, or to tions. become due in the course of the present year, or if, from any other cause, the means of the Treasury shall not be sufficient to meet all the appropriations made by Congress, the President of the United States shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to postpone the expenditures under the following heads of appropriation embraced in this act, viz: “for barracks, quarters, and storehouses,” &c.; “ for the national armories ;” “ for armament of fortifications ;'' “ for the current expenses of the ordnance service;" “ for ordnance stores and supplies ;" " for arsenals;" "for repairs and improvements at the Springfield armory;" "for repairs and improvements at the Harper's Ferry armory;" " for the purchase of saltpetre and brimstone;" " for continuing the barracks, quarters &c. at Fort Leavenworth ;" "at Fort Wayne;" “ at Fort Smith ;" “ at Plattsburg;” and “ at Fort Jessup;" or such and so many of them, or such proportions of each, as in his judgment, after careful examination and inquiry, the condition of the Treasury shall demand, and the public interests will best permit; such postponements in each case, to be merely temporary, or until the close of the next session of Congress, as the means of the Treasury and the prospect of accruing revenue shall warrant, and as shall be most in accordance with the public interests involved. APPROVED, July 20, 1840.
STATUTE I. CHAP. XCVIII.- An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the July 21, 1840. United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty.
(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 unappro
Perjury. priated money in the Treasury, for the preservation, repairs, construction, and incidental and contingent expenses of certain fortifications in the year eighteen hundred and forty, viz:
For repairs of Fort Niagara, twenty-seven thousand five hundred dol- Fort Niagara.
For rebuilding and repairing the old fort at Oswego, twenty thousand Fort Oswego. dollars;
For repairs of Fort Preble, three thousand two hundred dollars ; Fort Preble. For repairs of Fort Scammel, three thousand four hundred dollars ; FortScammel. For repairs of Fort McClary, seven hundred and fifty dollars; Fort McClary.
For repairs of Fort Constitution, three thousand six hundred and Fort Constituseventy-one dollars;
tion. For repairs of Fort Independence and sea wall of Castle island, one Fort Indepenhundred thousand dollars;
dence. For Fort Warren, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars;
Fort Warren. For Fort Adams, eighty thousand dollars;