58 FOItTY—FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 120, 122,123. 1876. States, in township seven south, and range three east, Mount Diablo meridian, the following described land in said township is hereby reserved from sale or disposal under the general laws of the United States, to wit, section nine, the norph half of sectipn ten, the south half of section three and the fractiona section seven een. GMM Of Site- Sec. 2. That so much of said land as is not already granted or disposed of by the United States, to wit, section nine, the north half ofsection ten, the south half of section three, and fractional section seventeen, be, and . the same is hereby, granted to the trustees of the Lick Observatory of the astronomical department of the University of California, with authority and in trust to convey the same to the regents of the University of California, and their successors, in trust for the use and benefit of the astro- Proviso. nomical department of the University of California: Provided, That if the land herein granted shall be used for any other purpose than the site of said observatory, and the necessaigr purposes in connection therewith, the same shall revert to the United `tates. ‘ Approved, June 7, 1876. _ June 10, 1876. CHAP. 122.-An act transferring the custody of certain Indian trust-funds Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United · 0,,,,,,,,;,, of ;,,_ States of America in Congress assembled, That all stocks, bonds, or other umn trust funds. securities or evidences of indebtedness now held by the Secretary of the Interior in trust for the benefit of certain Indian tribes shall, within thirty days from the passage of this act, be transferred to the Treasurer of the United States, who shall become the custodian thereof; and it shall be the duty of said Treasurer to collect all interest falling due on said bonds, stocks, &c., and deposit the same in the Treasury of the United States, and to issue certificates of deposit therefor, in favor of the1SE;cretary of th? Intgiorhag trusteé-is] for various Indian tribes. Ani the"reasurero the United States s al also become the custodian P,,,_,_,m,,(, ,, H A of all bonds and stocks which may be purchased for the benefit of any mi., of 1 il ti 1 it ll Indian tribe or tribes after the transfer of funds herein authorized, and tru¤t-f¤¤¤¤~l¤- shall make all purchases and sales of bonds and stocks authorized by treaty-stipulations or by acts of Congress when requested so to do by Proviso, the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That nothing in this act shall in any manner impair or affect the supervisory and appellate powers and duties in regard to Indian affairs which may now be vested in the Secretary of the Interior as trustee for various Indian tribes, except as po thebcpstody of saidl bonds and the collection of interest thereon as ierein e ore mentione . ‘ Approved, June 10, 1876. yum, 12, 1g7g_ CHAP. 123.-An act authorizing the residents and property-owners of Neville Town· —-—·——-—-—-———-——— ship, county ofAl1egheny, and State of Pennsylvania, to close the channel of the Ohio River on the south side of Neville Island by the construction of an embankment or causeway from the head of said island to the southern shore of said river. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Chmmgi 0,. 0,,,0 States ofzimertca in Uongress assembled, _That the residents and property- R,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,, me owners of Neville Township, county of Allegheny, and State of Pennof Neville Island sylrania, be, and they are hereby, authorized and empowered to close may b<> ¤I<>¤<·><l· the channel of the Ohio River on the south side of Neville Island, in said township, by the construction of an embankment or causeway from the head of said island to the southern shore of said river: Provided, P1"<>Vi¤<>· however, That the Government of the United States shall not be liable gixr any expenses incurred in the performance of said work, or by reason ereo . Approved, June 12, 1876.
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