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INDEX.

N. B. For the Appendix, see Table of Contents at the end
of this Index.

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Academies.

claims to the lead mines therein,

and the value thereof, &c. . iib.
1 Appropriation of lands for, in the
state of Tennessee . . . . . 52

89 6 Their compensation.... 314
2 In the state of Ohio. See Ohio,
&-Jolm Cleves Symmes, 5

Alibama Indians.

1 2,500 acres of land west of the
Acts of Congress.

Mississippi, in the territory of Or-

leans, to be vested in the, by lease
1 Accepting the deed of cession of

for the term of 50 rearsi . . 235
territory by North Carolina . . 45

2 which shall not be transferable . ib.
2 For defining the limits of the va-

3 Their interest in said land to
cant and unappropriated lands be.

cease on removal theretrom . . ib.
longing to the United States, in
the state of Tennessee . . . 50
3 List of those inserted in whole

Appendir.
or in part in this collection of the See a table of contents for the
land laws. . . . . . . . . 119 at the end of this Index

Agent.

Applicant.
1 Emploved to oppose on behalf of For the purchase of public lands-
the United States traudulent and See sales of public lands, 38
unfounded claims in the Kaskas.

Register, 4, 5, 12.
kia district. . . . . . . 281
2 His compensation . . . . . ib.

Appropriation.
3 In the Mississippi territory, and

of $3000 for working salt springs
his compensation ... .292, 296
4. One to be employed for the board

1 on the Wabash.... 186
of commissioners in the district

See salt springs, 2.
of Louisiana; and one for each of
the two boards in the territory of

Ash George
Oricans . . . ... .310 | A right of pre-emption to 640 a.
✓ The one for the district of Loui. lcres including his improvement
siana to investigate the titles and on the Ohio, granted to ... 258

B.

27 October, 1795

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Beauvais, St. Jam.

regulating that part of the boun-
Confirmed in a tract of land at Kas: dary line, which extends from the
kaskia, purchased by him of the Lake of the Woods to the Missis-
Jesuits · · · · · · · · · 265

265 sippi . . . . . . . . . 3

3 Line between the United States
Board of Trade.

and the Spanish provinces of East

and West Florida adjusted by the
Of England; recommendation of

treaty of San Lorenza el Real of
to the king, 23d March, 1764, for
altering the bounds of West Flori. 4 In the same treaty the middle of
da . . . . . . . . . . . 23 the Mississippi declared to be the
See West Florida western boundary of the United

States . . . . . . . . . ib.
Board of Treasury. | 5 The Surveyor General of the
1 Authorised to contract for the

United States directed to run the
sale of a tract of land on the Ohio 236 | boundary lines between the pub-
2 Their contract with the Ohio com

lic lands and those of the Indians
Dany of associates confirmed 238.91 in the territory north of Ohio and
3 The President authorised to alter |

east of the Mississippi . . . . 166
their contract with John Cleves For the boundaries of states and
Symmes . . . . . . . . 240 l territories-
4 Authorised to sell a tract of land I See Cessions, Chartere, Compact 3
between Lake Erie and Pennsylva.
nia · · · · ·

· · 254

Brewer; George.
Boundaries.

See Bryan Richard S.
1 of the United States established .

Bryan Richard S. .
by the treaty of Paris of Septem.
ber 30, 1783 ....... 1 And George Brewer, allowed to en-
2 Provision by the treaty of Lon- ter their pre-emption claim after
don of 19 November, 1794, for the time therefor had elapsed 298

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Cessions

| 1 Of Louisiana, by the first consul
Three military land warrants of 100

of the French republic to the Unit-
acres each to be issued to . . 2021 ed States . . . . .

12 Of Nova Scotia and Canada by
Carondelet

France to Great Britain by the
Canal ; reservation of ground for treaty of Paris of the 10th Febru-
the · · · · · · · · · · .31

316 ary, 1763 . , . 12

13 By France and Spain to Great
Certificates

Britain by the same treaty, of all

those powers possessed east of the
To be issued for a deficiency of land.

Mississippi except the Island of
in quater townships, &c. located

Orleans . . . . . . . 13, 14
under military land warrants, and

| 4 Of territory by New-York to the
to have the same effect as war-

United States . . . 28
rants . . . . . . . . . 2005.

... By Virginia ... 30
See military land warrants, 7.

... By Massachusetts . 36

7 of territory by Connecticut . . 37 | 3 Time for receiving, extended
8. . . . By South Carolina . . 43 ultimately to the 1st March, 1813 207
9. , . . By North Carolina . 451 See Military Land Warrants, 10,
10 . . By Georgia .... 55 13, 14, 19. Private claims.
11 From Indian tribes : See the se.
veral treaties with them, under

Clerks
the head of treaties with In.

| 1 of the Boards of Commissioners
dian tribes

for the districts of Vincennes, Kas-

kaskia and Detroit, their duties
Charters

and compensation ... 268, 270
1 Extract from the charter of the 2 For the two districts in the Mis-
province of Massachusetts Bay in sissippi territory, their duties . 286
N England 3d of William & Mary 6 Fees and compensation. 288, 290
2. . i. The charter of Con 3 For the two districts in the terri.

necticut, 14 Car. II. 8 tory of Orleans and the district of
3. ... The grant of Charles Louisiana, their duties and come

II. to James duke of pensation ..... 30849, 314
York. 16 Car. II.9
The 2d charter of Vir.

Commission
7th James I. ... 10

10 | To the Governors of Georgia and
5. . . . The 2d charter of Ca-

West Florida, in which the boun-
rolina, 17th Car. II. . ib.

daries of those provinces are de-
6. ... The Georgia charter

clared and established ... 21, 24
in 1732, 5 George II. 11

See Georgia 2. W'est Florida 2, 3.
Chilicothe.

Commissioners
Land office established at . i . 146
See Land Offices, 3. 1 Appointed for ascertaining claims

to pre-emption rights by purcha-
Christian Indians.

sers from John Cleves Symmes . 246

2 Their decision to be final; and
Three towns on the Muskingum,

when in favor of claimants to give
and as much adjacent land as will

a certificate thereof to the Regis-
be sufficient for the society of, for-

ter of the Land Office at Cincinna-
merly settled there to cultivate, ti, or, if he be a claimant, to the
reserved for the . . . . . . 221 Surveyor General . . . . . 247
See United Brethren. 3 For the examination of private

claims in the districts of Vincennes,
Cincinnati.

Kaskaskia and Detroit... 267
1 Land office established at . 144 |

a 4 Their powers, duties and poceed-
2 A lot of ground therein, on which

ings in such examinations, and

their compensation. : ... 268
Fort Washington stood, the pro.
perty of the United States, direct.

| 5 Shall report to the Secretary of
ed to be sold at public sale . 255, 6

sol the Treasury claims rejected by
3 Terms and conditions of sale. 256 |

so them, with the substance of the e-
See Land Offices 2. Williams Elie.

vidence adduced in support there-

of .. . . . . . . ... . ib.

| 6 Also transcripts of their decisions
Claims

in favor of claimants to be laid
1 To military bounty lands, time I before Congress''. ib.
for receiving by the Secretary at 17 For ascertaining and deciding on
War ...... 203 settlement rights in the territory
2 And for duplicates of warrants of Michigan; proceedings to be
or plats and certificate, of surveys observed by them; their powers,
suggested to have been lost or de- duties and compensation : 272, 273
stroyed ......... ib. 8 For examining and ascertaining

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private claims in the Mississippi | fore made .... ... 515
territory . . . . . . . . 285 | 22 Or from grants, &c, heretofore
9 Their powers and duties , . ib. made to minors, and not embrac-
10 For receiving such propositions ed by the provisions of the act of
of compromise as may be offered the 21st April, 1806 . . . . . ib.
by the several companies, &c. 23 Os from grants, &c. made by
claiming public lands in the terri the Spanish government subse-
tory of the United States south of quent to the 1st April, 1800, for
Teinussee and west of the state lands actually settled and inhabit-
of Georgia ... 289, 290 ed on the 20th December, 1803,
11 Compensation to the commmis. l and make report, &c.i.. ib.

sioners in the Mississippi territory ib. 24 Daily allowance to the commis-
12 To be appointed in the district sioners in the territory of Orleans 314
of Louisiana and the territory of 25 Their boards may be reduced in
Orleans for ascertaining private number by the President ... ib.
claims therein ...... 307 | 26 They may remove their sittings

Their duties and powers . . . 308 or send one of their Boards to
13 Not to take cognizance of any such places in their respective dis-
grant or incomplete title bearing tricts as they may think necessary
date subsequent to the first of Oc. for the convenience of taking oral
tober, 1800 ....... 308 testimony in relation to claims 314-15
14 To make report to the Secreta. 1 27 Allowance to the commissioners
ry of the Treasury of claims re I therefor . . . . . . . . 315
jected by them, with the substance 28 To conform in their proceedings
of the evidence, and remarks: and decisons to such instructions
thereon, to be laid before Con as the Secretary of the Treasury
gress . . . . . . . . . 309 with the approbation of the Presi.
15 Suspecting grants, &c. to be an. I dent may transmit to them ..i
tedated or otherwise fraudulent, | 29 To decide according to the laws
they may require other proofs of land established usages of the
their validity . . . . . . . ib. | French and Spanish governments
16 Their compensation .... ib. on claims by persons who were on
17 To make a special report to the | the 20th December, 1803, inhabi-
Secretary of the Treasury of the tants of Louisiana . . . . . S16
claims to, and value of the lead 30 For tracts not exceeding in con-
mines in Louisiana, to be laid be- / tents a league square .... ib.

fore Congress ..i 310 And not including a lead mine or
18 They may direct such surveys to l salt spring . . . . . . . .317
be made as may be necessary for 31 Such decisions to be final . . ib.
their decision on claims presented 32 To transmit to the Secretary of
to them . . . . . . . : 311 the Treasury and Surveyor Gene-
19 To be made at the expence of ral, transcripts of their decisions
the parties except in claims under in favor of claims, and deliver to
legal French or Spanish grants the party a certificate that he is
completed prior to the 1st of Octo entitled to a patent, &ic.

ib.
ber, 1800. ....... ib. 33 They may direct re-surveys,
20 Such survers to be considered when necessary, at the expence of
as private surveys, as well as all the United States . . . . . 318
others, except in cases of such 54 To report to the Secretary of
complete titles, &c. . . . ib. the Treasury their opinions on all
21 To enquire into the nature and claims of a certain kind not con-
extent of the claims arising from | fumed by them, to be laid before
a supposed right to a double or | Congress for their final determi-
additional concession on the back nation thereon . . . . . . . ib.
of grants or concessions hereto. 35 Salary of the said commisioners 319

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