SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS.Sess. I. Ch. 127.1822.
All the public lands in the district, not granted, or reserved, &c. except section No. 16, &c., to be offered for sale to the highest bidder.
The lands to he sold in tracts, &c. as provided by act of April 24, 1820, ch. 51.and which have not been granted to, or secured for, the use of any individual or individuals, or appropriated and reserved for any other purpose by any existing treaties or laws, and with the exception of section numbered sixteen in each township, which shall be reserved for the support of schools therein, shall be offered for sale to the highest bidder, at the land office for the said district, under the direction of the register of the land office and receiver of public moneys, on such day or days as shall, by proclamation of the President of the United States, be designated for that purpose: the lands shall be sold in tracts of the same size, on the same terms and conditions, and in every respect, as provided by the act, entitled “An act making further provision for the sale of the public lands,” approved April twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and twenty.
The President may remove the land office to a suitable place whenever he judges it expedient.Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United States shall have power, and he is hereby authorized, to remove, whenever he shall judge it expedient so to do, the land office aforesaid, to such suitable place, within the said district, as he shall judge most proper.
Five dollars a day to the register and receiver.Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the register of the land office and receiver of public moneys shall, each, receive five dollars for each day’s attendance in superintending the public sales in the said district.
Approved, May 8, 1822.
Mail-routes discontinued.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following mail-routes be discontinued; that is to say:
Vermont.In Vermont.—From Lynden to Wheelock, in the county of Caledonia.
New York.In New York.—From Utica, by Clinton, Chandler’s store, Augusta, and Madison, to Hamilton Village.
From Chitteningo, alias Sullivan, to Madison; and that part of the route from Leicester to Olean, which is situated between Oil Creek and Olean.
New Jersey.In New Jersey.—From Liberty Corner to Somerville.
Maryland.In Maryland.—From Annapolis to Kent Island, and from thence, through Queenstown, to Centreville.
Pennsylvania.In Pennsylvania.—From Uniontown, by Middletown, to Perryopolis.
From Londontown to Messenburg.
Virginia.In Virginia.—From Brown’s store to Dickinson’s store, in Franklin county.
North Carolina.In North Carolina.—From Haysville to Williamsborough.
From Winton, by Gale’s Courthouse, to Sunbury.
From Waynesville, in North Carolina, to Houstonville, in South Carolina.
Kentucky.In Kentucky.—From Ross’s post-office, Whitby county, to Monticello, in Wayne county.
From Manchester to the Hazelpatch, and from thence to Columbia.
Ohio.In Ohio.—From the mouth of Little Scioto to Piketon.
Arkansas.In Arkansas.—From Clark Courthouse to Hempstead Courthouse, and to the post of Washita.Post-roads established.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the following post-roads be established; to wit: