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said warrants are legally kept; which warrant, or certified copy thereof, shall be sufficient evidence that the grantee therein named, or the person under whom such grantee claims, was originally entitled to such bounty land: and every person entitled to said lands and thus applying, shall thereupon be entitled to receive a patent in the manner prescribed by law.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That such part of the above mentioned reserved territory as shall not have been located, and those tracts of land, within that part of the said territory to which the Indian title has been extinguished, the surveys whereof shall not have been returned to the Secretary of War, within the time and times prescribed by this act, shall thenceforth be released from any claim or claims for such bounty lands, and shall be disposed of in conformity with the provisions of the act, intituled “An act in addition to, and modification of, the propositions contained in the act, intituled An act to enable the people of the eastern division of the territory, northwest of the river Ohio, to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union, on an equal footing with the original states, and for other purposes.

Approved, March 23, 1804.

Statute Ⅰ.

March 26, 1804.
Chap. XXXIV.—An Act further to alter and establish certain post roads, and for other purposes.[1]

Post roads discontinued.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following post roads be discontinued:

North Carolina.In North Carolina.—From Woodstock to Hyde Courthouse; from Halifax to Tarborough; and from Tarborough to Louisburg.

Virginia.In Virginia.—From Lexington, by Amherst Springs, to Cabelsborough; from Pendleton Courthouse to Bath Courthouse; and from Alexandria to Piscataway, in Maryland.

Kentucky.In Kentucky.—From Hartford, by Vienna, to Muhlenburg Courthouse.

Ohio.In Ohio.—From Zanesville to Marietta, and from Cincinnati to Detroit.

Maryland.In Maryland.—From Westminster to Taneytown; from Emmitsburg to Fairfield, in Pennsylvania; from Elkton to Sassafras; from Bridgetown to Greenborough, and from Brookville to Taneytown.

Pennsylvania.In Pennsylvania.—From Pittsburg to Meedsville.

Massachusetts.In Massachusetts.—From Worcester to Providence, in Rhode Island.

Vermont.In Vermont.—From Newbury, by Barry, to Montpelier.

New York.In New York.—From the town of Chester, in Washington county, to Plattsburg.

Post roads established.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the following post roads be established, to wit:

Georgia.In Georgia.—From Athens to Walkinsville.

South Carolina.In South Carolina.—From Orangeburg, by Barnwell Courthouse, Tredways, and Town creek mills to Campbetton; from Statesburg to Columbia.

North Carolina.In North Carolina.—From Warrenton, by Ransom’s bridge, and Enfield, to Tarborough; and to return, by Nash Courthouse, Sill’s store and Ransom’s bridge, to Warrenton; from Halifax to Enfield; from Scotland Neck, by Granbury’s Cross-roads, to Windsor; and from Newbern to the town of Beaufort; from Raleigh, by Nutall’s store, to Merritsville.

In Virginia.—From