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eighteenth day of March, in the year of oar Lord one thousand eight
hundred and eight. [eighteen.]
Approved, March 3, 1819.

Chap. LXXXII.—Jin Act to regulate the duties on certain wines.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That from and after the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, the duties now by law levied, collected, and paid, on wine not enumerated in the "Act to regulate the duties on imports and tonnage," passed the twenty-seventh day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, when imported in bottles or cases, of seventy cents per gallon, and on wine not enumerated in said act, when imported otherwise than in bottles or cases of twentyfive cents per gallon, shall cease and determine; and there shall be levied collected, and paid, in lieu thereof, the several and specific duties hereinafter mentioned; that is to say: on wines not enumerated in the act aforesaid, when imported in bottles or cases, thirty cents per gallon, and when imported otherwise than in bottles or cases, fifteen cents per gallon.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That an addition of ten per centum shall be made to the several rates of duties above specified, and imposed upon the several goods, wares and merchandise, aforesaid, which, after the said thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, shall be imported in ships or vessels not of the United States: Provided, That this additional duty shall not apply to such goods, wares, and merchandise, imported in ships or vessels not of the United States, entitled by treaty, or by any act or acts of Congress, to be entered in the ports of the United States, on the payment of the same duties as are paid on goods, wares, and merchandise, imported in ships or vessels of the United States.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That there shall be allowed a drawback of the duties by this act imposed on goods, wares, and merchandise, imported into the United States, upon the exportation thereof, within the time, and in the manner, prescribed in the fourth section of the act entitled " An act to regulate the duties on imports and tonnage," passed on the twenty-seventh day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the existing laws shall extend to, and be in force for, the collection of the duties, imposed by this act on goods, wares, and merchandise, imported into the United States; and for the recovery, collection, distribution, and remission, of all fines, penalties, and forfeitures, as fully and effectually as if every regulation, restriction, penalty, forfeiture, provision, clause, matter, and thing, in the existing laws contained, had been inserted in, and re-enacted by, this act.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That wines and distilled spirits, imported and deposited in the public stores, under the direction of the surveyor, in the manner prescribed by the " Act providing for the deposit of wines and distilled spirits in public warehouses," passed the twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, may be transported coastwise, from the public warehouses in one district, to those in another district, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, without loss of debenture.

Approved, March 3, 1819.

Statute II. March 3,1819.

[Obsolete.] The duties on wines not enumerated in the act of 1816, when imported in bottlcs or cases, &c, to cease after 30th June, 1819.

Act of April 27, 1816, ch. 107.

Specific duties in lieu, &c.

Addition of ten per cent. to the rates specified, upon importations in vessels not of the United States.

Proviso.

Drawback: of the duties imposed on exportation, &c.

1816, ch. 107.

Existing laws in force for the collection of the duties imposed by this act.

Wines may be transported coastwise.

Act of April 20,1818,ch. 129.

Statute II. March 3, 1819.

[Obsolete.] Act of April 19, 1816,ch.57.

Instead of four sections, &c, any contiguous quarter sections, fractions, &c, may be located under direction of the legislature.

Chap. LXXXIII.—An Act respecting the location of certain sections of lands to be granted for the scat of government in the state of Indiana.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That instead of four sections, provided to be located under the direction of the legislature of the state of Indiana, and to be granted for the purpose of fixing thereon the seat of government for that state, it shall be lawful to locate, for that purpose, under the direction of the legislature aforesaid, any contiguous quarter sections, fractions, or parts of sections, not to exceed, in the whole, the quantity contained in four entire sections: Such locations shall be made before the commencement of the public sales of the adjoining and surrounding lands, belonging to the United States.

Approved, March 3, 1819.

Statute II.

March 3, 1819.

[Obsolete.]

Appropriations for finishing the wings of the Capitol.

Centre building.

Gates, iron railing, &c,

Enlarging offices west of President'■ house.

Purchasing a lot of land, and supplying the executive offices with water. To be paid out of money in the treasury.

Chap. LXXXIV.—An Act making appropriations for the public buildings, for the purchase of a lot of land, and furnishing a supply of water for the use of certain public buildings.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That there be appropriated for finishing the wings of the Capitol, in addition to the sums already appropriated, the further sum of fifty-one thousand three hundred and thirty-two dollars.

For erecting the centre building of the Capitol, one hundred and thirty-six thousand six hundred and forty-four dollars.

For finishing the gates, the iron railing, and the enclosure north of the President's house, five thousand three hundred and forty-four dollars.

For enlarging the offices west of the President's house, eight thousand one hundred and thirty-seven dollars.

For purchasing a lot of land, and for constructing pipes, for supplying the executive offices and President's house with water, nine thousand one hundred and twenty-five dollars.

Which said several sums of money, hereby appropriated, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums hereby appropriated, shall be expended under the direction of the President of the United States.

Approved, March 3, 1819.

Statute II. March 3, 1819.

The President authorized to employ capable persons to instruct Indians in agriculture, and to teach Indian children reading, writing and arithmetic, fcc.

Chap. LXXXV.—An Act making provision for the civilization of the Indian tribes adjoining the frontier settlements.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of providing against the further decline and final extinction of the Indian tribes, adjoining the frontier settlements of the United States, and for introducing among them the habits and arts of civilization, the President of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized, in every case where he shall judge improvement in the habits and condition of such Indians practicable, and that the means of instruction can be introduced with their own consent, to employ capable persons of good moral character, to instruct them in the mode of agriculture suited to their situation; and for teaching their children in reading, writing, and arithmetic, and performing such other duties as may be enjoined, according to such instructions and rules as the President may give and prescribe for the regulation of their conduct, in the discharge of their duties.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the annual sum of ten thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this act; and an account of the expenditure of the money, and proceedings in execution of the foregoing pro- before Convisions, shall be laid annually before Congress. greM

AppRoved, March 3, 1819.

Account of

expenditure and proceedings to bo laid

Chap. LXXXVI.—in Act explanatory of the act entitled "An act for the final adjustment of land titles in the state of Louisiana and territory if Missouri."

Iie it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the provisions of the fifth section of the act of Congress, entitled "An act for the final adjustment of land titles in the state of Louisiana and territory of Missouri," passed the twelfth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, shall be so construed as to extend to the citizens of the county of Howard, in the Missouri territory, as established by the act of the legislature of the territory, passed the twenty-third day of January, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, any construction to the contrary notwithstanding.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the right of pre-emption given by the aforesaid provisions, as explained and extended by this act, shall not be so construed as to affect any right derived from the United States, by purchase, at public or private sale, of the lands claimed under the aforesaid act .

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That any person or persons who have settled on, and improved, any of the lands in the said territory, reserved for the use of schools, before the survey of such lands were actually made, and who would have had the right of pre-emption thereto by the existing laws had not the same been so reserved, shall have the right of pre-emption thereto, under the same terms and conditions, and subject to the same restrictions provided for other cases of a right of pre-emption in said territory and the register of the land office, and receiver of public moneys for the district, shall have power to select any other vacant and unappropriated lands, in the same township, and as near adjacent as lands of equal quantity and like quality can be obtained, in lieu of the section, or parts of a section, which shall have been entered in right of pre-emption, according to the provision of this section.

Approved,'March 3, 1819.

Statuts II. March ?, 1819.

Act of April 12,1814, ch. 52. The provisions of the 5th section of the act of 12th April, 1814, to be construed to extend to citizens of Howard county.

The right of pre-emption.

Persons who would have had the right of pre-emption had not the lands been reserved for schools,to have the right of preemption, &c.

Chap. LXXXVII.—in Act making appropriations to carry into effect treaties concluded with several Indian tribes therein mentioned.

He it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives oftlte United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of carrying into effect a treaty between the United States and the Wyandot, Seneca, Delaware, Shawanee, Pattawatima, Ottawa, and Chippewa tribes of Indians, concluded at the foot of the rapids-of the Miami of Lake Erie, on the twenty-ninth day of September, eighteen hundred and seventeen, and the supplementary treaty concluded with said tribes, at St. Mary's, in the state of Ohio, on the seventeenth of September, eighteen hundred and eighteen, the following sums be, and the same are hereby appropriated, in conformity with the stipulations contained in said treaty and supplement, to wit:

The sum of thirteen thousand three hundred dollars, for the payment

Statute II. March 3,1819.

Appropriations for carrying into effect treaties with the Wyandots, Senecas, Delawares, Shawanees, Pattawatimas, Ottawas, and Chippewas.

Annuities.

Wyandots.
Senecas.

Shawanees
at Wapaghko-
nctta.

Shawanees and Senecas of Lewistown. Pattawatimas.

Ottawas.

Chippewas.

Dolawares and Wyandots in 1818.

For damages assessed by authority of the Socretary of War.

To the Wyandots.

To the Senecas.

Indians at Lewis and Scoutash towns.

To Dclawares for Indian losses at Greentown, &c.

Representatives of Hembis.

Additional to the Shawanees.

Additional to the Senecas.

For carrying into effect the Chickasaw treaty.

20,000 dolls, annually, for 15 years.

For carrying into effect treaties with the Weas, Pattawatimas, Dela. wares, and Miamis.

of the annuities granted to said tribes, in the manner and proportions following:

To the Wyandot tribe, annually, for ever, at Upper Sandusky, four thousand five hundred dollars.

To the Seneca tribe, annually, for ever, at Lower Sandusky, one thousand dollars.

To the Shawanee tribe, annually, for ever, at Wapaghkonetta, two thousand dollars.

To the Shawanees and Senecas of Lewistown, annually, for ever, one thousand dollars.

To the Pattawatimas, annually, for fifteen years, at Detroit, one thousand three hundred dollars.

To the Ottowas, annually, for fifteen years, at Detroit, one thousand dollars; and the further annual sum of one thousand five hundred dollars forever.

To the Chippewa tribe, annually, for fifteen years, at Detroit, one thousand dollars.

And the sum of three thousand dollars, to be paid in the course of the year eighteen hundred and eighteen, to the Delaware and Wyandot tribes, to wit:

To the Delaware tribe at Wapaghkonetta, five hundred dollars.

To the Wyandot tribe, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For the payment of the amount of damages, assessed by authority of the Secretary of War, in favour of several tribes and individuals of Indians, whose property was injured or destroyed during the late war, fourteen thousand four hundred and eighty dollars thirteen cents; to be paid in the manner following:

To the Wyandots, at Upper Sandusky, four thousand three hundred and nineteen dollars thirty-nine cents.

To the Senecas, at Lower Sandusky, three thousand nine hundred and eighty-nine dollars twenty-four cents.

To the Indians at Lewis and Scoutash towns, one thousand two hundred and twenty-seven dollars fifty cents.

To the Delawares, for the use of the Indians who suffered losses at Greentown, and at Jeromestown, at Wapaghkonetta, three thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars and fifty cents.

To the representatives of Hembis, a Delaware Indian, at Wapaghkonetta, three hundred and forty-eight dollars and fifty cents,

To the Shawanees, an additional sum, at Wapaghkonetta, of four hundred and twenty dollars.

To the Senecas, an additional sum, at Wapaghkonetta, of two hundred and nineteen dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of carrymg into effect the treaty between the United States and the Chickasaw nation of Indians, concluded on the nineteenth of October, eighteen hundred and eighteen, the following sum be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, in conformity with the stipulations contained in said treaty: that is to say:

To the Chickasaw nation, annually, for fifteen successive years, twenty thousand dollars.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of carrying into effect the treaties concluded at St. Mary's in the state of Ohio, with the Wea tribe, on the second of October, eighteen hundred and eighteen; the Pattawatima tribe, on the second of October eighteen hundred and eighteen; the Delaware tribe, on the third of October, eighteen hundred and eighteen; and with the Miami tribe, on the sixth of October, eighteen hundred and eighteen; the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, in conformity with the stipulations contained in said treaties; that is to say:

To the Wea tribe, the annual sum of one thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars: which sum, in addition to their former annuity of eleven hundred and fifty dollars, will make a sum total of three thousand dollars.

To the Pattawatima tribe, the annual sum of two thousand five hundred dollars.

To the Delaware tribe, the annual sum of four thousand dollars.

And a sum, not exceeding thirteen thousand three hundred and twelve dollars twenty-five cents, to satisfy certain claims against the Delaware nation, stipulated to be paid by the United States, and to be expended by the Indian agent at Piqua and Fort Wayne, agreeably to a schedule examined and approved by the commissioners.

To the Miami tribe, the annual sum of fifteen thousand dollars.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of carrying into effect the treaty concluded on the fourth [24] of August, eighteen hundred and eighteen, with the Quapaw tribe of Indians; and the treaty concluded on the twenty-fifth of September, eighteen hundred and eighteen, with the Peoria, Kaskaskia, Michigania, Cahokia, and Tamarois tribes of the Illinois nation of Indians; the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, in conformity with the stipulations contained in said treaties; that is to say: t;

To the Quapaw tribe, the sum of four thousand dollars, and the further annual sum of one thousand dollars.

To the Peoria, Kaskaskia, the Michigania, Cahokia, and Tamarois tribes of the Illinois nation, the annual sum of three hundred dollars.

Sec. 5. And be it furtlter enacted, That for the purpose of carrying into effect the treaty concluded on the twenty-fifth of September, eighteen hundred and eighteen, with the Great and Little Osage nations of Indians, a sum not exceeding four thousand dollars, be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to satisfy claims of citizens of the United States, for property stolen or destroyed by the Osages, agreeably to the stipulation contained in said treaty.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That for the payment of the annuity granted to the Creek nation of Indians, by the treaty concluded near Fort Wilkinson, on the Oconee, the sixteenth of June, one thousand eight hundred and two, and for which no appropriation has heretofore been made, the annual sum of three thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated; and that, for the purpose of carrying into effect the treaty concluded with said nation, at the Creek agency, on the twentysecond day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, the further annual sum of ten thousand dollars, for the term of ten successive years, be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, conformably to the stipulations contained in said treaty.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of carrying into effect sundry other stipulations, contained in several of the treaties hereinbefore mentioned, the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby,appropriated.

Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That there be appointed, agreeably to the ninth article of the treaty concluded with the Wyandot^Seneca, Delaware, Shawanee, Pattawatima, Ottawa, and Chippewa, tribes of Indians, on the twenty-ninth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, an agent, to reside among or near the Wyandots, who shall also execute the duties of agent for the Senecas, and the Delaware?, on the Sandusky river; and an agent to reside among or near the Shawanecs; who shall each receive twelve hundred dollars per anuum, as a full compensation for their services.

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That the several sums hereinbefore appropriated, be paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, March 3, 1819.

Weas.

Pattawatimas.

Delawares.

To satisfy claims against the Delawares at Piqua and Fort Wayne, fcc.

Miamies.

For carrying into effect treaties with the Quapaws, and Peorias, Kaskaskias, &c.

Quapaws.

Peorias, Kaskaskias, &c.

For carrying into effect the treaty with the Great and Little Osages, to satisfy claims of citixens, fcc.

For annuity, granted by treaty of 16th June, 1802, to the Creeks.

For carrying into effect the treaty with the Creeks of 22d Jan., ISIS.

For carrying into effect certain other stipulations in Indian treaties.

An agent to be appointed to reside among the Wyandots, fcc.

An agent to reside among the Shawanees. 1200 dollars per annum for each agent.

Sums to be paid, &e.

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