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Commissioners of Loans.. mission may be allowed, with a

less number of inhabitants than
1 After deducting reservations for

sixty thousand. ...... ib.
military bounties, the residue of

7 The new states to be formed in
the first 7 ranges to be divided in

said territory shall not interfere "
proportion to their quotas of re.

in the primary disposal of the soil,
quisition) among the 13 states, and

por tax the laxis of the U. States 137
sold by the . . . . . . . 132

18 Nor the lands of non-resident,
2 proceedings under this provision ib.

higher than resident proprietors ib.
3 Repeal thereof . . . . . 135

| 9 Compact between the U. States
See sales of public lands, 1, 2, 3, 4.

and Tennessee See Tennessee)
Compact,

Connecticut.
1 Between the original states and 11 Deed of cession of territory by, to
the people and states in the North the United States.. 37
West Territory, Article V. . . 342 Acceptance thereof by Congress 39
2 Not less than three, nor more than 13 Deed and act of, renouncing all

five states to be formed therein , ib. claim to lands beyond a certain
3 Boundaries thereof fixed, when I line, and also jurisdiction over
Virginia shall consent thereto. ib. the tract of country called the
Subject to future alterations by . | Western Reserve . . . . . 41
Congress . . . . . . . . ib.
4 Any of the said states having

Connecticut Reserve.
60,000 free inhabitants to be ad-

See Western Reserve.
mitted by its delegates into Con-
gress on an equal footing with the

Convention
original states . . . . . . ib.
5 Government to be formed therein Between the states of South-Caroli.

to be republican . . . . . ib. na and Georgia, concluded at
6 Whenever the general interest Beaufort the 28th April, 1787.
may render it expedient, such ad-

Articles I. III. IV. 26

Delaware Indians.

for sub-clividing the townships in.
Thirteen sections in the district of to sections, half and quarter sec.
Jeffersonville, including the low- tions, and record the sime. 167
er Delaware Town), reserved for 3 Plats of the townships, &c. in
the, so long as they shall conti bis district to be furnished him
nue to reside thereun . . . 178 by the Surveyor General .. ib.

4. Ilis fees to be paid by purchasers .
Deputy Registers

for running lines of tracts purchas.

I ed
Their

. . . . . . .
In the Orleans Territory.

. . ib.

5 Fees under former laws no longer
compensation, powers and duties

312, 313, 319

ol demandable after the 1st July,

1804 . . . . . . . . . . ib.
See Registers, 27, 28

6 To be appointed in the territory

of Louisiana, one of whom to be
Deputy Surveyors.

principal, who shall keep an of
1 One to be appointed by the Sur fice in sad territory. 169, 170
vevor General in cach surveying 17 And small cause surveys, require
district north of the Ohio and east led by law, or the commissioners
of the Mississippi . . . . . 166 for ascertaining private claims to
2 Who shall run and mark the lines land, to be made ..... 170
8 And perforin the general duties

Donations.
required of the Surveyor General ib.

11 Certain tracts in the Illinois to be
9 Papers and records in the office

| laid off for the ancient settlers
of the Survevor General under the

there, by resolution of Congress of
Spanish government to be deliver-

.

20th June, 1788 . .
ed to him .

. 260-1
. . . . . .

. ib.
10 No plat to be evidence unless

2 So as to give 400 acres to each of
certified by him

the families at Kaskaskia, La
. . . . . .

Prairie du Rocher, Kahokia and
11 Deputy surveyors compensation

Fort Chartres . . . .
and fees of the principal ... ib.

. . 261
10. 3 Similar provisions in favor of the
12 To be appointed for the public
lands south of Tennessee 171

ancient settlers of Post St. Vin-
13 A principal deputy to be ap-

cents by resolution of the 29th

1 August, 1788 . . . . . 262-3
pointed for each of ihe two land
districts in the territory of Orleans 173

4 The said donation extended by
14 They shall form connected

act of the 3d March, 1791, to
drafts of the lands granted in

those who were heads of families
their respective districts so as to

in the year 1783 at any of the said
exhibit the lands remaining va.

places, and had since removed

from one of the said places to
cant . .
: .

. . . . . . . . . . . ib.
15 Their general duties, fees and

the other . . . . . 263
compensation .. ... .. ib.

5 Or had removed out of the North
16 Compensation to the principal

Western Territory ; provided they
deputy in the district of Louisiana 319

| return to occupy the same within
See Surveying Districts. Super-

five years . . . . . . ib.

16 150 acres in Vincennes given to
intendants of Salca, 18

the persons in possession thereof 264

7 Certain tracts given to the villages
Detroit.

of Vincennes, Cohos and Prairie
1 Land office established at .. 175 du Pont, to be used as common,
2 New town to be laid out at, in- until otherwise disposed of by law ib.

clucling the old one . . .271 | 8 100 acres to be granted to each
3 10,000 acres of land given to sa- person who on the 1st day of Au-
tisfy claims of the sufferers by gust 1790, was enrolled in the mi-
fire in . . . . . . . . ib./ litia at Vincennes or in the Illinois,
4 A lot not exceeding 5000 square l and had not obtained any other
feet to be given to each of the in donation land . . . . . ib.
habitants of the old town of a 9 Provision for persons entitled to
certain description) at the time it donation lands in the district of
was burnt . . . . . . . ib. Vincennes, and who being minors

or out of the territory had not laid

their claims before the commissi-
Dohrman, Arnold Henry. oners . . . . . . . 279

10 To persons being heads of fami-
1 Recital of his noble and benevo-

lies or 21 years of age, actually
lent services towards captive A-

inbabiting and cultivating any tract
mericans during the revolutionary

of land in the Mississippi Territo-
war . . . . . . . 222-3

ry, on the day of its final evacua-
2 One complext township to be

tion by the Spanish troops, such
chosen by him out of the three

tracts granted . . . . . 283
last ranges in the Western terri.

11 Not more than one tract to one
tory granted to, free from all

person & not exceeding 640 acres ib.
charges of survey . . . . 223 | 12 Nor to any person claiming un-
President authorised to issue a

der a British or Spanish grant 283-4
patent for the 13th township in 13 Certificates of Donation may be
the 7th range . . . . . . ib. granted by the Register and Re-

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ceiver of the district east of Pearl I chase certain lands north-west of
River, in lieu of pre-emption cer. I the Ohio, at $2 per acre, in order
tificates in certain cases . . 297 to promote the culture of the vine

See further for donations arranged there . . . . . . . . . 257
under the several heads of Military 2 Payable without interest, the 1st
Bounties, Virginia Military Reser. | January, 1814 . . . . . . ib.
vation, United Brethren, French In 13 In specie or evidences of the pub-
habitants of Galliopolis, Ohio, La lic debt. . . . . . . . ib.
Fayette General, Zane Isaac, Lewis | 4 Patents to issue to, and the con
and Clarke, Alibama Indians, Wy ditions contained therein . . 258
andot Indians.

Dufour, John James,
1 And his associates, allowed to pur-

Ellis, Abraham, 12 Repeal of this provision to take

| effect after the 30ih April, 1806
Confirmed in a tract of land granted

161
13 Subsisting contracts not to be af.
him by the British government of

| fected thereby . . . . .
West-Florida, and the money paid

. ib.

14. Allowance for money payments in
by him therefor to the receiver of

| lieu of stock . . . . .
public monies to be refunded to

. . ib.

09 15 Not receivable for lands sold in
him . . . . . . . . . . 303

o the Mississippi Territory . ! 181-2

See Dufour, Johir James, 3.
Evidences of Public Debt

Pre-emption 5.
1 Receivable in payment for public
lands, and on what terms . . 146 |

Fees

| case of failure to make complete

I payment. . .
To the officers concerned in the

. . . . 151

12 Lands exposed to sale for arrears
sale of public lands . . . . 145

due and unpaid on account of a
See Register 13, 14. Recorder,

former sale, if the sum due be not
Deputy Surveyor 4, 5,

bidden and paid, shall revert to the
11, 15. Clerks.

United States . . . . . . 163

3 Where tracts not exceeding 640
Ferries

acres have reverted to the United
On the road from Wheeling to Lime. I States since January, 1810, for de-
stone, to be established and main | fault of payment, the original pur-
tained . . . . . . . . . 195 chaser may again enter the same 164
Rates of ferriage, how to be ascer 4 And have credit for all monies
tained . . . .

. . . .

. . . 196

. . . 196 paid . . . . . . . . ib.
See Zane Ebenezer.

5 And benefit of the extension of

time for future payments, provided
Florida.

the land has not been re-sold, and

application for re-entry be made
See West-Florida.

before June, 1810 . , . ib.

See sales of public lands 10, 22, 24.
Forfeiture
1 Of monies paid for lands sold, in !

Foreign Deserters. 14 The remaining 20,000 acres to be
See Military Bounties 16.

divided into as many lots as there
Westfall, Ferdinand Nicholas.

shall be ascertained to be set-
tlers, and numbered and distribu-

ted among them .
Fractional Sections.

. . . 2245

5 Patents to issue to them, to be
See Sales of Public Lands, 6, 25, 31.

void on failure of settlement within

a certain period, &c. . . . . 225
French Inhabitants of Gal. 16 Claims of settlers under private
biopolis.

contracts made by them, not to be
1 The president authorized to cause impaired by the foregoing prori.
24,000 acres on the north west bank sions . . . . . . . . ib.
of the Ohio, to be surveyed for the 224 | 7 Further survey of 1,200 acres to
2 And the number of French settlers be made adjoining the lower cor-

of Galliopolis to be ascertained ib. ner of the 24,000 acre tract, and
3 Patent to issue to John Gabriel distributed by lot, among eight
Jervais, for 4,000 acres, part of the other inhabitants of Galliopolis 225-6
said 24,000, to be located opposite 18 Patents to be issued to them 226
the mouth of Little Sandy River; 9 So much of former acts as re-
to be void on failure of settlement quires the grantees to make actual
within a certain period . .. ib. settlements, repealed . . 226-7

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Galliopolis.

2 The boundaries of, defined in a
Grants of land to the French inha commission to Governor Wright
bitants of . . . . . .

of 20th January, 1764, in which
See French Inhabitants of Galliopolis the southern line thereof is declar-

ed to be, the north boundary line
Garrer Joab

of East and West Florida... 21
Allowed to withdraw his entry in

3 Limits between, and South Ca-
the Vincennes Land-office, and to rolina, settled by Convention con-
have credit for the money paid by

cluded at Beaufort on the 28th
him in any future purchase (Note) 165 April, 1787 · · ·

25
14 Act of Congress for appointing
Geographer

commissioners to settle interfering
1 of the United States, his duty in

s claims with, and to receive pr.

posals for a cession of territory
regar illud power over the sur-
veyors of the public lands. 129

from . . . . . . . . . . 54
2 To retun plats of the first seven

15 Lands ascertained by the com-
ranges of townships to the board !

| missioners to belong to the Unite
of üreasury, to be recorded . . 131

ed States, to be disposed of, and
3 Similar returns to be made by

the proceeds applied to the sink.
him from time to time

. ib. ing the public debt . . . . . 25.
4 Directed 10 survey certain lands

"16 Rigats of or of individuals not
on the Vuskingum, for the Chris-

affected by the establisiinent of
tian Indians . . . . 2221 the government of the Mississip-
5 To cause a survey to be made of pi Territory . . . . . 10.
thetwagle between Lake Erie and 17 Articles of agreement and ces.
Pennsylvania. . . . 253-4; sion between, and the U. States 35
See Latitude. United Brethren. S Ratification by, of the said arti.

| cles of agreement and cession - 59
Georgiu.

9 To be paid S 1,250,000 out of
1 Her limits extended by the royal l the nett proceeds of the sales of
proclamation of 1763 ;. '. 161 certain lands, as the same shall be

received into the Treasury of the

Ĝibault P.
United States .... 156-7

|Two lots near Kaskaskia granted
10 The commissioners for adjust.

I to in fee
ing interfering claims between the

. . i . . . . . 264
United States and, authorised to

Governor
enquire into the claims of settlers
or other persons, and to receive and council of the Provinces of
propositions of compromise. 282-3 | Quebec, East and West Florida,
11 To report a statement thereof authorised by the royal proclama-
and their opinion thereon to Con tion of 1763 to grant lands. . 17
gress . . . . . . . . . 282-3 | See Military Bounties, 1, 2. Super-
See Commissioners, 10. intendants of Sales, 1, 2, 3, 8, 10,

| 14.

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Jefferson College. I purchasing, settling on or mark.

ing, &c .. .. .: :: . 19
1 Appropriation of 36 sections in

12 No purchases of to be made but
the Mississippi Territory, and cer-,'.

| on government account, and at
tain lots in the town of Natchez

some public assembly . . . . 20
for the use of . . . . . . 181 3 Similar prohibition by the act of
3 Suspension of so much of said

Congress of 19th May, 1796, with
appropriation as relates to the

penalty for negociating treaties
lots in Natchez ....... 293 for such purchase, not authorised

by government ...... 139
Jeffersonville.

See Intruders, 1, 4.
A Land Office established at . . 177
See Land Offices, 13.

Indians.

See Indian Lands.
Indiana Territory.

Treaties with Indian Tribes.
1 Erection and boundaries of the 265
2 Organization of government there.

Intruders.
in, and the powers and duties of 1 On Indiah Lands; proclamation
the officers thereof . . . . 266 of the king of Great Britain a-
3 The exercise of the government

gainst, and ordering such to re-
of the territory north west of the

move from them . . . . . . 19
• Ohio to cease within the Indiana

| 2 On public lands, for the purpo.
Territory from and after the 4th

ses of settlement, prohibited and
July, 1800 . . . . . . . ib. proclamation against them . . 136
See Sales of Public Lands, from 40

3 Having in a lawless and unautho-
to 46. Lead Mines. Navigable rised manner taken possession of
waters, 4.

Post St. Vincents, the Secretary

at War is directed to remove them
Indian Lands.

by military force : .. .137
1 By the roval proclamation of 4 On Indian Lands, subject to fine
1763, all persons prohibited from and imprisonment for settling,

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