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CHAPTER XX.

An A&t making Appropriations for defraying the

Expenses which may arise in carrying into Ef

fect, a Treaty made between the United States , and certain Indian Tribes, north-west of the

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D E it enacted by the Senate and House

D of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for the

Approprio purpose of defraying the expenses which inay ation for arise in carrying into effect, the treaty made detraying

the expen between the United States, and the tribes of ses of car. Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, y Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chippewas, Putawa- treaty times, Miamis, Eel-river, Weeá, Kickapoo,

O, tween the Piankallaw, and Kaskalkias, at Greeneville, United

thofond States and on the third day of August, one thousand to seven hundred and ninety-five, the monies ari- dian tribes, fing under the revenue laws of the United ? States, which have been heretofore passed, ver Oli. not already appropriated to any other purpose, or so inuch thereof as may be necessary, be, and are hereby pledged and appropriated for the payment of the annuity ftipulated in the said treaty, to be paid to the faid Indian trihes; that is to say : to the Wyandots, one thousand dollars; to the Delawares, one thoufand dollars; to the Shawanoes, one thousand dollars ; to the Ottawas, one thousand dollars ; to the Chippewas, one thousand dol.. lars; to the Putawatimes, one thousand dol. lars; to the Miamis, one thousand dollars; to the Eel-river, Weeá, Kickapoo, Piankashaw and Kaskaskias tribes, each five hundred dol. lars : And to continue so pledged and appropriated, so long as the said treaty shall be in

force : And that a further sum of one thoufand five hundred dollars, out of the monies aforesaid, be also appropriated to defray the cost of transportation, and other contingent charges which may arise from the payment of the said annuity, according to the stipulations contained in the said treaty.

JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of.

the House of Representatives. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, May the sixth, 1796: GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States.

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to that the United States shall be liable only for the United the re-payment of the balance of the nonies States to

heo to be borrowed under this act, which shall dcíciency. remain unsatisfied by the sales of all the lots

aforesaid, if any such balance hall thereafter happen.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That Purchasers of lets to every purchaser or purchasers, his or their be exempt heirs or assigns, from the said Commissioners aumbrance. or trustees, under the direction of the said

President, of any of the lots herein before mentioned, after paying the price, and fulfilling the terms flipulated and agreed to be paid and fulfilled, shall have, hold and enjoy the said lot or lots so bought, free, clear and exonerated from the charge and incum.

brance hereby laid upon the same. -, . Commis. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That sioners shall gender an the Commissioners aforesaid, shall, semi-annuaccount of ally, render to the Secretary of the Treareccipts and expen. fury, a particular account of the recepts and ditures,&c. expenditures of all monies intrusted to them, Semi-annu. A ally to the and also, the progress and state of the busi,

etary ness, and of the funds under their admini. of the Treasury, strationand that the said Secretary lay the wholhall fame before Congress, at every session after lay it be fore Con- the receipt thereof. grels.

JONATHAN DAYTON, Speaker of

the House of Representatives. JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United

States, and President of the Senate. APPROVED, May the sixth, 1796 : ..

GEORGE WASHINGTON,

President of the United States,

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CHAPTER XXII. An Ait making further Provision relative to .

the Revenue-Cutters. , Sec. 1. D E it enacted by the Senate and

s u House of Representatives of the Alteration United States of America, in Congress assembled, of the com. That from and after the first day of May, in to the offi

pensation the present year, there be allowed, in lieu of cers and

f mariners the compensation now established, to the mas- ofi ter of each revenue-cutter, fifty dollars per nue cutters. month ; to each first-mate, thirty-five dol. lars per month ; to each second-mate, thirty dollars per month; to each third-mate, twenty-five dollars per month; and to each mariner, not exceeding twenty dollars per month; to be paid by the collectors of the revenue, who shall be designated for that purpose.

Sèc. 2. And be it further enacted, That all forfeitures penalties, fines and forfeitures which may be under the incurred under the impost-laws of the United in State, and recovered in consequence of in- covered formation given by any officer of a revenue- quence of cutter, shall, after deducting all proper costs informa

tion, given and charges, be disposed of, as follows : by uncer One-fourth part shall be for the use of the of the re

venue.cut. United States, and be paid into the treasury te thereof; one-fourth part, for the officers of to be dif- the customs, to be distributed in the manner now provided, relative to that part of forfei. tures they are now entitled to: and the remainder thereof, to the officers of such cutter, to be divided among them, in proportion to their pay.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United States be, and he

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