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in relation to the lands of the United States north- within the west of the river Ohio, and above the mouth of Ken- ter
have the mouth of Ken territory of tucky river.
Sec. 9. The surveyor of the public lands, south 1X. 39. of Tennessee is hereby directed to appoint a principal 1 deputy for each of the two land districts of the terri- Surveyor of tory of Orleans, whose duty it shall be to reside and public lands keep an office in the said districts respectively, to exe- south of Tencute, or cause to be executed by the other deputies, nessee to apsuch surveys as have been or may be authorised by cipal deputy law, or as the commissioners aforesaid may direct; to for each of file and record all such surveys; to form as far as
districts of practicable, connected drafts of the lands granted in Orleans territhe district, so as to exhibit the lands remaining va- tory. capt, and generally to perform in such districts re- Their duties. spectively, in conformity with the regulations and instructions of the said surveyor of the public lands, south of the state of Tennessee, the duties imposed by law on said surveyor. And each of the said principali
"* tions deputies shall receive an annual compensation of five hundred dollars, and in addition thereto, the follow- and fees. ing fees, that is to say: For examining and recording the surveys executed by any of the deputies, at the rate of twenty-five cents for every mile of the boundary line of such survey; and for a certified copy of any plot of a survey in the office, twenty-five cents.
Land Offices and Districts established or
altered subsequent to 1800.
Sec. 5. All the unappropriated lands within the
€ 3d March, military tract, shall be surveyed into half sections, in 1803. the manner directed by the act, intituled “*An act Unapproprito amend the act intituled 'An act providing for the ated lands i sale of the lands of the United States in the territory tract to be
military north-west of the Ohio, and above the mouth of Ken- sold and attucky river;" and that so much of the said lands as lie tached in west of the eleventh range within the said tract, shall ?
u part to Chili,
. cothe disbe attached to, and made a part of the district of trict.
• Act of 10th May, 1800.
Chilicothe, and be offered for sale at that place, un, der the same règulations that other lands are with
in the said district. Part
ge Sec. 6. The lands within the said eleventh range, ther with other lands to and east of it, within the said military tract, and all form the the lands north of the Ohio company's purchase, west
anesville of the seven first ranges, and east of the district of district.
Chilicothe, shall be offered for sale at Zanesville, Register and under the direction of a register of the land office and receiver,
es receiver of public monies to be appointed for that and compen. purpose, who shall reside at that place, and shall persation. form the same duties and be allowed the same emolu
ments as are prescribed for and allowed to registers and receivers of the land offices, by law.
Sec. 6. All the lands around Vincennes on the Wa. 1st May, bash, in the Indiana territory, the Indian title to which 1802.
hath been extinguished, shall be surveyed and laid off The lands
in the manner prescribed by the third section of an cennes, to act, entitled “ An act to amend an act, entitled "An which the In- act providing for the sales of the lands of the United dian title has States in the territory north-west of the Ohio, and been extinquished. are above the mouth of Kentucky river," under directo be survey- tions from the secretary of the treasury, and by such ed.
person or persons as the President of the United Limitation of States alone shall appoint for that purpose: Provided, the expense That the whole expense of surveying and marking for that object. the lines shall not exceed four dollars for every mile
that shall be actually run, surveyed and marked. And two plats of the lands aforesaid shall be prepared by the person or persons who may survey the same, who shall also designate thereon the bounds of the lands of individuals held under reservations of the state of Virginia, or under the laws of the United States : one of the said plats shall be returned to the office of the secretary of the treasury, and the other shall be deposited with the secretary of the Indiana territory.
Sec. 2. For the disposal of the lands of the UnitVIII. 35. 26th March,
ed States, north of the river Ohio and east of the ri1ver Mississippi, in the Indiana territory, three land
offices shall be established in the same; one at Detroit Land offices for the lands lying north of the state of Ohio to which established at
Detroit, Vinthe Indian title has been extinguished ; one at Vin- cenn cennes for the lands to which the Indian title has been Kaskaskia. extinguished, and which are included within the boundaries fixed by the treaty lately held with the Indian tribes of the Wabash; and one at Kaskaskia, for so much of the lands included within the boundaries fixed by the treaty of the thirteenth of August, one thousand eight hundred and three, with the Kaskaskia tribe of Indians, as is not claimed by any other Indian tribe : and for each of the said offices a regis. Register and ter and a receiver of public monies shall be appoint, receiver of ed, who shall give security in the same manner, in appointed for the same sums, and whose compensation, emolu- each of them. ments and duties, and authority, shall, in every re. Duties and spect, be the same in relation to the lands which shall
w of these of be disposed of at their offices, as are or may be by ficers. law provided, in relation to the registers and the receivers of public monies in the several offices established for the disposal of the lands of the United States north of the river Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river.
Sec. 5. All the lands aforesaid *not excepted by All the lands virtue of the preceding section, shall, with the ex. with certain ception of the section “ number sixteen,” which shall
i exceptions be reserved in each township for the support of schools within the same, with the exception also of an entire township in each of the three above described tracts of country or districts, to be located by the se. cretary of the treasury, for the use of a seminary of learning, and with the exception also of the salt springs and lands reserved for the use of the same as . herein after directed, be offered for sale to the high- for sale at est bidder, under the direction of the surveyor ge- public sale. neral, or governor of the Indiana territory, of the register of the land office, and of the receiver of public monies, at the places respectively, where the land of. fices are kept, and on such day or days as shall, by a public proclamation of the President of the United States, be designated for that purpose. The sales
* See for those exceptions, which relate to private claims, the 4th section of this, act, under the head of “ Adjustment of private claims, in the territories north of Ohio river."
Minimum shall remain open at each place for three weeks and price, $2
no longer : the lands shall not be sold for less than per acre.
two dollars an acre, and shall, in every other respect, be sold in tracts of the same size and on the same terms and conditions as have been or may be by law
provided for the lands sold north of the river Ohio Land remain- and above the mouth of Kentucky river. All lands, ing unsold at other than the reserved sections and those excepted public sales, Po be disposed as abovementioned, remaining unsold at the closing of at private of the public sales, may be disposed of at private sale, sales. by the registers of the respective land offices in the
same manner, under the same regulations, for the same price, and on the same terms and conditions, as are or may be provided by law for the sale of the lands of the United States north of the river Ohio,
and above the mouth of Kentucky river. And pa. obtained,
tents shall be obtained for all lands granted or sold in the Indiana territory, in the same manner and on the same terms as is or may be provided by law for lands sold in the state of Ohio, and in the Mississippi ter.
ritory. Per diem al Sec. 17. The several superintendents of the pub. lowance to lic sales directed by this act, shall receive six dollars superintend- each, for each day's attendance on the said sales. ents of sales.
Patents to b
VIII. 102. Sec. 1. The lands lately purchased from the In1805.
l, "dian tribes of the Wabash, and lying between the riLands lying vers Wabash and Ohio, and the road leading from between the the falls of the river Ohio to Vincennes, shall be atWabash and tached to, and made a part of the district of VinOhio, attached to the dis. cennes, and be offered for sale at that place, under trict of Vin- the same regulations, at the same price, and on the
same terms as other lands lying within the said dis
trict. Certain tracts.
Sec. 2. Such and so many of the tracts of land ly. obtained by ing north and west of the Indian boundary, establishthe treaty of ed by the treaty of Greeneville, which were ceded by Greeneville, that treaty to the United States, as the President of
the United States shall direct, shall be surveyed and veyed,
sub-divided in the same manner as the other public
lands of the United States, and shall be offered for and attached sale at Detroit, or at such of the other land offices to old land dotricts.
established by law in the state of Ohio, or in the In
shall be sur
d to the dis
diana territory, as the President of the United States shall judge most expedient, under the same regulations, at the same price, and on the same terms, as other lands lying within the same district. Sec. 3. So much of the tract of land lately purchased from
Lands pur. chased from the Indian tribes known by the name of the Sacs and Sacs and Foxes, as the President of the United States Foxes attachshall think expedient and shall direct, shall be attach
He trict of Kased to and made a part of the district of Kaskaskias, haskias, &c. and shall be offered for sale at that place, under the same regulations, at the same price, and on the same terms, as other lands lying within the said district.
Sec. 6. The governor of the Michigan territory. Governor of shall act as one of the superintendents of the sales of Michigantti
the superintendents of the sales of ritory to be public lands at Detroit, in lieu of the governor of the superintenIndiana territory.
dent of sales at Detroit.
Sec. 7. The public sales of the public lands in the
30 March, district of Vincennes, may be continued six weeks, 1807. if the term of three weeks now prescribed by law, Public sales shall not be found sufficient to offer all the lands ivith. in Vincennes
may last six in the said district for sale.
Sec. 1. For the disposal of the lands of the Uni. IX. 94. ted States, situated between the United States mili. 3d March,
1807. tary tract and the Connecticut reserve, a land office 1. shall be established, which shall be kept at such place established as the President of the United States may direct : at a place to and that for the disposal of the lands of the United
President, States, lying on the Ohio river, between the Cincin. and at leernati and Vincennes districts, a land office shall be sonville... established at Jeffersonville; and for each of the said offices a register and receiver of public monies shall Registers and be appointed, who shall give security in the same man- receivers, ner, in the same sums, and whose compensation, emo. their compen
ent sation, duties, luments, duties and authority, shall, in every respect,
' &c. be the same, in relation to the lands which shall be disposed of at their offices, as are or may be provided by law, in relation to the registers and receivers of public monies in the several offices established for the disposal of the lands of the United States, north of