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TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. C11266,267. 1836. 73 Srnnrz I. CHAP. CCLXVI.-—An act to conjirm the sales of public lands in certain cases.(a) july 2’1gg6_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United [Obsolete.] States mo America in Congress assembled, That in all cases where public lands, taken from the bounds of a former land district, and included within the bounds of a new district, have been sold by the officers of such former district, under the pre-emption laws or otherwise, at any time prior to the opening of the land office in such new district, and in which the Commissioner of the General Land Office shall be satisfied that the proceedings in other respects have been fair and regular, such Sales conentries aud sales shall be, and are hereby, confirmed; and patents shall Hmwdbe issued thereupon, as in other cases. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That in all cases where any entry has been made under the pre-emption laws, pursuant to instructions sent to the Register and Receiver from the Treasury Department, and the proceedings have been in all other respects fair and regular, such entries and sales are hereby confirmed, and patents shall be issued thereon, as in other cases. Approved, July 2, 1836.

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Culp. CCLXVII.-dn Act making fu/rther appropriation for carrying into J¤lY 2, 1836- efect certain Indian treaties. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represent!ztives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, APPY0P1‘l9·ll0¤¤· and they are hereby, appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to carry into effect certain Indian treaties, viz: For the amount stipulated to be paid for the lands ceded in the first Chc,·0k€cS_ article of the treaty with the Cherokees of the twenty-ninth of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, deducting the cost of the land to be provided for them west of the Mississippi, under the second article of said treaty, four million five hundred thousand dollars. For extinguishing the title of certain half breeds to reservations, 0S8g6B_ granted them in the treaty with the Osages, in eighteen hundred and twenty-five, according to the fourth article of the aforesaid treaty with the Cherokees, fifteen thousand dollars. For payment for the improvements on the missionary reservations Ch,,mk,,°,_ at Union and Harmony, according to the same article of the said treaty with the Cherokees, twenty-five thousand dollars. For commutation of the permanent annuity of ten thousand dollars, according to the eleventh article of said treaty, two hundred and fourteen thousand dollars. For compensation of two commissioners, for two years, to examine claims, according to the seventeenth article of said treaty, at eight dollars per day each, eleven thousand six hundred and eighty dollars. For compensation to a secretary for two years, at five dollars per day, according to the same article of said treaty, three thousand six hundred and fifty dollars. . For compensation to an interpreter for two years, at two dollars and fifty cents per day, according to the same article of said treaty, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five dollars. For the advance of two years’ annuity on the fund of seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be invested for the Cherokees according to the eighteenth article of said treaty, seventy-five thousand dollars. For the removal of the Cherokees and for spoliations, according to the third article of the supplementary treaty with the Cherokees, of the first of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, six hundred thousand dollars. (a) See notes to the act of July 4, 1836, chap. 352. ` Von. V.-10 G