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TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 96. 1838. 235 Snmuru H. CHAP. XCVI.—·0n Aol lo divide the Territory of Wisconsin and to establish the june ig, ]g3g_ Tcrritzwial Government of Iowa. (a) ··——-——-———- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after What part of the third day of July next, all that part of the present Territory of Wis- *l‘° P'°°°”* .*°*’· · nar tm M· ·· ·· (1 r r a “°°’Y°‘“’*“· consm w IC ICS WGS 0 e ISSISSIPPI river, an west o a me rawn comm shan due north from the head waters or sources of the Mississippi to the Ter- constitute the rirorial line, shall, for the purposes of temporary government, be and §°'{*'°’Y °f constitute a separate Territorial Government by the name of Iowa; and °v'“’ that from and after the said third day of July next, the present Territorial Government of Wisconsin shall extend only to that part of the present Territory of Wisconsin which lies east of the Mississippi river. And after the saidthird day of July next, all power and authority of the Thsanthority Government of Wisconsin in and over the Territory hereby constituted °f VlQf°Q“$*‘1°_ shall cease: Provided, That nothing in this act contained shall be con- :;ii,uS°,,:,,,l;;_ strued to impair the rights of person or property now appertaining to tuted,_no cease. any Indians within the said Territory, so long as such rights shall re- P*°“’°· main unextinguished by treaty between the United States and such Indians, or to impair the obligations of any treaty now existing between the United States and such Indians, or to impair or anywise to affect the authority of the Government of the United States to make any regulations respecting such Indians, their lands, property, or other rights, by treaty or law, or otherwise, which it would have been competent to the Government to make if this act had never been passed: Provided, Pi-oviso. That nothing in this act contained shall beconstrued to inhibit the Government of the United States from dividing the Territory hereby esta- (a) Acts relating to the territory of Iowa: _ Aaggct to1 dividg the territory o Wisconsin, and to establish the temtorial government of Iowa, June 12, 8, c up. 9 . An act to authorize the President of the United States to cause the southern boundary line of the territory of Iowa to be ascertained and marked, June 18, 1838, chap. 116. Appropriation for erecting public buildings in the territory of Iowa; act of July 7, 1838, chap. 169, ec. 5. B Post-routes in Iowa; act of July 7, 1838, chap. 172. An act making a donation of land to the territory of Iowa for the purpose of erecting public buildings thereon, March 3, 1839, chap. 77. _ An act ranting to the Ju ges of the Supreme Court of Iowa, the same compensation as by law is given to tds Judges of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin; March 3, 1839, chop. 79. Appropriation for the survey of the southern boundary of Iowa · act of March 3, 1839, chap. 81. hAn ggt to alter and amend the organic law of the territories of 'Wxsconsm and Iowa, March 3, 1839, C ft ggzanting two townships of land for the use of a university in the territory of Iowa; July 20, 1840 . . Apdmzdiiations for the Iowa Territory, Proviso that the Legislative Assembly of the territory shall exceed the amount appropriated by Congress for its annual expenses; act of May 18, 1842, chap. 29. An act to authorize the county commissioners of Linn county, in the territory of Iowa, to enter, by l•.?al subdivisions, a quarter section of land, upon which the county seat has been located; July 27, 1842, c ap. 104. An act regulating the services of the several judges of the territory of Iowa; Aug. 11 184-2, ch. 12l~},§ 117. An act to grant pre-emption rights to settlers on the “Dubuque claim," so called}, rn the temtory of Iowa; August 16, 1842, chap. 182. _ _ An act to authorize the election of school lands m lieu of those granted to the haltibreed of the Soc and Fox Indians; August 23, 1842, chap. 194. _ _ _ An act giving the assent of Congress to the holding of an extra session of the Legislative Assembly of the territory of Iowa; April 30, 1844, chap. 16. _ _ hAn Est making appropriations for certain improvements in the tcmtory of Iowa; Iune15, 1844, c ap. G . _ An act respecting the northern boundary of the state of Missouri; dune 17, 1844, chap. 97. _ An act to authorize the selection of certain school lands in the territories of Florida, owa, and Wisconsin; June 15, 1844, chap. 55. _ _ Hgh nlet gragting to the county of Dubuque certain lots of ground m the town of Dubuque; Juno 15. ,c a . 5 . An actllor the admission of the states of Iowa and Florida. into the Union; March 8, 1845, chap. 48. An act supplemental to the act for the admission of Florida and Iowa into the Union, and for other purposes; March 3, 1845, chap. 75. _ _ _ , An act supplemental to the act for the admission of the states of Iowa and Florida into the Union; March 3, 1845, chap. 76.