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lighthouse on New-Point Comfort, in Virginia, one hundred and seventyseven dollars and twenty cents.

For erecting lighthouses on Long Island sound, one thousand dollars.

For erecting a lighthouse on Wood Island or Fletcher's neck, one hundred dollars.

For erecting a double lighthouse at or near Chatham harbor, on the back of Cape Cod, two thousand dollars.

For placing buoys and beacons in or near the rocks and shoals in the channel leading into the harbor of Salem, in Massachusetts, in addition to the sum heretofore appropriated for that object, five thousand dollars.

For the expenses of the boards formed in the territories of Orleans and Louisiana, for investigating and adjusting titles and claims to land, in addition to the sum heretofore appropriated for that object, thirtythree thousand three hundred dollars.

For carryihg on the surveys of the public lands in the several territories, twenty-one thousand one hundred and seventy-four dollars.

For the contingent expenses of government, the balance of former appropriations for that object having been carried to the surplus fund, twenty thousand dollars.

For expenses of intercourse with foreign nations, thirty-three thousand and fifty dollars.

For contingent expenses of intercourse with foreign nations, twenty thousand dollars.

For expenses of intercourse with the Barbary powers, fifty thousand dollars.

For contingent expenses of intercourse with the Barbary powers, fifty thousand dollars.

For the relief and protection of distressed American seamen, five thousand dollars.

For expenses of prosecuting claims in relation to captures, twelve thousand five hundred dollars.

For the discharge of such miscellaneous claims against the United States, not otherwise provided for, as shall have been admitted in due course of settlement at the treasury, four thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several appropriations herein before made, shall be paid and discharged out of the fund of six hundred thousand dollars, reserved by an act making provision for the debt of the United States, and out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, February 10, 1808.

1790, ch. 34.

STATUTE I.

Feb. 10, 1808.

(Obsolete.]

Specific appropriations.

Chap. XVIII.—An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the

United States, during the year one thousand eight hundred and eighi. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expenses of the navy of the United States, during the year one thousand eight hundred and eight, the following sums be, and the same hereby are, respectively, appropriated; that is to say:

For the pay and subsistence of the officers, and pay of the seamen, three hundred and sixty-eight thousand and forty-eight dollars.

For provisions, one hundred and sixty-two thousand seven hundred and sixty-five dollars and ten cents.

For medicines, instruments and hospital stores, five thousand dollars.
For repairs of vessels, one hundred and ninety-five thousand dollars.

For freight, store rent, commissions to agents and other contingent expenses, seventy-five thousand dollars.

For pay and subsistence of the marine corps, including provisions for

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those on shore, and forage for the staff, one hundred and sixty thousand one hundred and thirty-one dollars and ninety cents.

For clothing for the same, twenty-nine thousand nine hundred and thirty-three dollars and eighty cents.

For military stores for the saine, nine thousand six hundred and fiftyfour dollars.

For medicine, medical services, hospital stores and all other expenses on account of the sick belonging to the marine corps, two thousand dollars.

For quartermaster's and barrack-master's stores, officer's travelling expenses, armorer's and carpenter's bills, fuel, premiums for enlisting, musical instruinents, bounty to music, and other contingent expenses, fourteen thousand and thirty-five dollars.

For the expense of navy yards, comprising docks and other improvements, pay of superintendents, storekeepers, clerks and labourers, sixty thousand dollars.

For ordnance, fifty thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums herein spefically appropriated shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, February 10, 1808.

STATUTE I.

Chap. XIX.–An Act to revive and continue certain causes and proceedings in the Feb. 10, 1808. District Court of the District of Columbia.

(Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Causes, &c. States of America in Congress assembled, That all causes, suits, actions,

&c. pending in

district court of writs, process and proceedings, which were pending in the district court the District of of the district of Columbia at the time appointed by law for holding a Columbia con

tinued over from session thereof, on the first Tuesday of October last past, or which were

last October to returnable to the session of the said court which ought to have been next April term. holden on the first Tuesday of October, shall be, and the same are hereby revived, reinstated and continued over to the next stated session of the said court, to be holden on the first Tuesday of April next, in the same manner and condition, and the same further proceedings may be had therein, as if a session of the said court had been, on the said first Tuesday of October, holden according to law, and as if a regular continuance of all the said causes, suits, actions, writs, process and proceedings had been duly entered upon the records of the said court. APPROVED, February 10, 1808.

STATUTE I.

CHAP. XX.-An Act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian Feb. 19, 1808.

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

(Obsolete.] States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of carrying into effect a treaty between the United States and the Choctaw nation of Indians, concluded at Pooshapukanuk, in the Choctaw country, on the sixteenth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and five, the following sums be, and the same hereby are appropriated, in conformity with the stipulations contained in the said treaty, that is to say: To the said Choctaw nation, fifty thousand five hundred dollars, and

Specific the further annual sum of three thousand dollars.

propriations. To each of the three great Medal Mingoes, Pukshunnubbee, Mingo Hoomastubbee and Pooshamattaha, five hundred dollars, and a further annual sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to each of the said Mingoes during his continuance in office.

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Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of carrying into effect a treaty between the United States and the Ottoway, Chippeway, Wyandotte and Pottawatamie nations of Indians, concluded at Detroit on the seventeenth day of November, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, the following sums be, and the same hereby are appropriated, in conformity with the stipulations contained in the said treaty, that is to say :

Ten thousand dollars to be paid to the said nations in the following proportions:

To the Ottoway nation three thousand three hundred and thirty-three dollars thirty-three cents and four mills.

To the Chippeway nation three thousand three hundred and thirty-three dollars thirty-three cents and four mills.

To the Wyandotte nation one thousand six hundred and sixty-six dollars sixty-six cents and six mills.

To the Pottawatamie nation one thousand six hundred and sixty-six dollars sixty-six cents and six mills; and the further annual sum of two thousand four hundred dollars, to be paid to the said nations in the following proportions:

To the Oitoways eight hundred dollars.
To the Chippeways eight hundred dollars.

To the Wyandottes four hundred dollars: and to such of the Pottawatamies as now reside on the river Huron of Lake Erie, the river Raisin, and in the vicinity of the said rivers, four hundred dollars.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the several sums appropriated by this act, shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, February 19, 1808.

STATUTE I.

claims

Feb, 19, 1808. CHAP. XXI.-An Act lo provide for the payment of certain expenses incurred in

the inquiry into the conduct of John Smith, a Senator from the state of Ohio. (Obsolete.) Accounts of Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United persons having States of America in Congress assembled, That the accounting officers

against of the treasury be, and they are hereby directed to audit and settle the the U.States for expenses authoo accounts of all persons who may have claims against the United States, rized in the in. for expenses incurred in the inquiry into the conduct of John Smith, a quiry into the Senator of the United States, from the state of Ohio, as an alleged assoconduct of John Smith, (Senator)

ciate of Aaron Burr; which expenses may have been authorized by the to be settled

committee of inquiry, or by order of the Senate: Provided, that the said and paid.

accounts shall have been first certified by the chairman of the committee,

or by the secretary of the Senate. Per diem al- Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That to every witness before lowance to wit. the said committee of inquiry, or before the Senate upon the said inquiry,

there shall be allowed and paid for every day's attendance thereon, the

sum of three dollars. And to defray the said expenses, there is hereby Appropriation. appropriated the sum of five hundred dollars, to be paid from any monies

in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, February 19, 1808.

nesses.

STATUTE I.

Feb. 25, 1808. CHAP. XXII.-- An Act making additional compensation to the Marshals for the

Districts of North Carolina and New Jersey. Additional Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United compensation

States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the to the marshals of N. Carolina last day of March next, there shall be paid annually to the marshal for and N. Jersey. the district of North Carolina, the sum of four hundred dollars; to the marshal for the district of New Jersey, the sum of two hundred dollars, in addition to the fees and emoluments heretofore allowed them by law.

APPROVED, February 25, 1898.

STATUTE I.

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CHAP. XXIV.-An Act extending the right of suffrage in the Indiana territory.(a) Feb. 26, 1808.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Obsolete.] States of America in Congress assembled, That every free white male Qualifications person in the Indiana territory, above the age of twenty-one years, hav- of electors. ing been a citizen of the United States, and resident in the said territory, one year next preceding an election of representatives, and who has

Act of April a legal or equitable title to a tract of land of the quantity of fifty acres,

19, 1816, ch. 57. or who may become the purchaser from the United States of a tract of land of the quantity of fifty acres, or who holds in his own right a town lot of the value of one hundred dollars, shall be entitled to vote for representatives to the general assembly of the said territory. APPROVED, February 26, 1808.

STATUTE I. CAAP.XXV.-An Act supplementary to the act intituled "An act to prohibit the Feb. 27, 1808. importation of certain goods, wares and merchandise."(6)

Act of April Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 18, 1806, ch. 29. States of America in Congress assembled, That nothing in the act to which this is a supplement shall be so construed as to prohibit the importation of the following articles, that is to say:

First. Wrappers and outside packages, in which goods, the importa- Articles tion of which is not prohibited, usually are and shall be wrapped or pack- interdicted. ed, at the time of their importation.

Second. Bags or sacks in which salt shall be imported.

Third. Glass bottles or phials in which drugs, medicines, or any other article, the importation of which is not prohibited, shall be imported.

Fourth. Printed books, maps and charts.

Fifth. Watches, tradesmen's and artificers' tools; mathematical, astronomical and surgical instruments; gilt buttons, locks and all other articles manufactured partly of brass, and partly of any other metal.

Sirth. Shalloons and woollen stuffs, muskets, bayonets, swords, cutlasses and pistols.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the articles of the following description shall be held and considered as being embraced by the description of articles, the importation of which is prohibited by the act to which this act is a supplement, that is to say: All articles manufactured entirely of silk and wool, or of silk and flax,

Articles proor of flax and wool; floor cloths; woollen cassimeres, carpets, carpet

hibited. ing and mats, whose invoice prices shall exceed five shillings sterling per square yard. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That no articles imported on

No vessel board any vessel of the United States, cleared out before the four- which cleared teenth day of December last, from any port within the United States, or out from the U. the territories thereof, shall be subject to the prohibition enacted by the States before act to which this act is a supplement: Provided, that such vessels which 1805, subject'io may have cleared for any port beyond the Cape of Good Hope, shall this law, &c. return to some port in the United States, or its territories, within twelve months : And provided, that such vessels as shall have cleared from any other port shall return as aforesaid within six months from the said fourteenth day of December.

APPROVED, February 27, 1808.

(a) Indiana was incorporated into the Union by the act of April 19, 1816, chap. 57.
(b) Repealed by act of March 1, 1809, chap. 24, sec. 17.

STATUTE I.
Feb. 29, 1808. Chap. XXVI.-An Act making further provision for the disposal of the sections

of land heretofore reserved for the future disposition of Congress. Reserved Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United lands in Ohio States of America in Congress assembled, That all the sections of land ceptions, to be heretofore reserved for the future disposition of Congress, not sold or offered for sale. Otherwise disposed of, and lying within either of the districts established

for the disposition of public lands in the state of Ohio, with the excep1807, ch. 49. tion of the section numbered sixteen of the salt springs and lands

reserved for the use of the same, shall be offered for sale in that district, within which such reserved sections may respectively lie, on the same

terms, and under the same regulations, as other lands in the same district: Such sections Provided, that such sections shall previously be offered to the highest to be previously bidder, at public sales, to be held under the superintendence of the regisoffered at public sale.

ters and receivers of public monies of the land-offices respectively to which they are attached, on the same terms as have been provided by

law for the public sales of the other lands of the United States, and on No reserved such day or days as shall, by a proclamation of the President of the United sections

States, be designated for that purpose: And provided also, that no such sold at less than four dollars per

heretofore reserved section shall be sold either at public or private sale, at a less price than four dollars per acre.

APPROVED, February 29, 1808.

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acre.

STATUTE I.

March 3, 1808. CHAP. XXVII.-An Act making approprialions for the support of the Military

establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and

eight. Specific ap

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United propriations. States of America in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expense

of the military establishment of the United States, for the year one (Obsolete.) thousand eight hundred and eight; for the Indian department, and for

the expense of fortifications, arsenals, magazines and armories, the following sums be, and the same hereby are respectively appropriated, that

is to say:

For the pay of the army of the United States, three hundred and two thousand nine hundred and fifty-two dollars.

For forage, four thousand six hundred and eight dollars.

For the subsistence of the army and corps of engineers, two hundred and forty-two thousand five hundred and forty-eight dollars and thirty-five cents.

For clothing, eighty-five thousand dollars.
For bounties and premiums, fifteen thousand dollars.
For the medical and hospital departments, fifteen thousand dollars.

For camp equipage, fuel, tools and transportation, ninety thousand dollars.

For fortifications, arsenals, magazines and armories, two hundred and eighteen thousand six hundred and forty-two dollars, and five cents.

For purchasing maps, plans, books, and instruments, fifteen hundred dollars.

For contingencies, eighteen thousand dollars.
For ordnance, forty-five thousand dollars.
For tents, twenty thousand dollars.
For extra transportation of military stores, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For the Indian department, one hundred and forty thousand six hundred dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums herein specifically appropriated, shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, March 3, 1808.

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