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ACTS OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS or run UNITED STATES. Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the district of Columbia, on Monday, the 5th day of December, 1836, and ended the 3d day of March, 1837. Ammnw Jaoxson, President; MARTIN VAN Bunmv, Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate; James K. Ponx, Speaker of the House of Representatives. STATUTE IL Cnarvrmn I.-dn det to r late, in certain cases the dwp0s:` 'tion the oeeeds q' lands cedecdtby Indian tribes to the United Staterdf pr Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all moneys received Mvneys re; from the sales of lands, that have been, or may be hereafter, ceded to f,f;""{,;°b,i.P“d the United States by Indian tribes, by treaties providing for the invest- muy_ Q ma` ment or payment to the Indians, parties thereto, of the proceeds of the lands ceded by them, respectively, after deducting the expenses of survey and sale, any sums stipulated to be advanced, and the expenses of fulfilling any engagements contained therein, shall be paid into the Treasury of the United States in the same manner that moneys received from the sales of public lands are paid into the Treasury. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all sums that are or may Necessarynp. be required to be paid, and all moneys that are or may be required to P’°5”i“i°¤¤ , ’ be invested by said treaties, are hereby appropriated in conformity to ;·¥:m°:§,b·‘}·*;;;'} them, and shall be drawn from the Treasury as other public moneys are sui-y. drawn therefrom, under such instructions as may from time to time be given by the President. Sec. 3. And be it farther enacted, That all investments of stock, Investments that are or may be required by said treaties, shall be made under the °f ¤*°¤k· direction of the President; and special accounts of the funds under SP°°i°} ¤¤· said treaties shall be kept at the Treasury, and statements thereof be 2f2Q2f9b2k;;`: annually laid before Congress. and laid before; Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the provisions of the 4th C‘;{‘€“?”§- section of the act of June 14th, 1836, entitled "An act making appro- scc_r2®n?4:£ priations for the Indian Department, &c.," be and are hereby extended, June, 1836, eh. in such manner as to apply to the disposition of all moneys that may 88·°m¤d°d· hereafter be received under the treaties therein named, or under any others containing similar stipulations for the payment to the Indians, annually, of interest upon the proceeds of the lands ceded by them. Ammovnn, January 9, 1837. ‘-""" Srarors II. Gnu-. 11.-An Act making an appropriation for the suppression of Indian hos- Jan- 9, 1837- tzltttes. [cbs0km.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United $2,Q00,000 ep- States of America in Congress assembled, That the further sum of two P¤‘°P¤¤*i°¤· (135)