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TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ca. 84. 1839. 351 aforesaid; which report and map, or a copy thereof, shall be deposited with the town clerk of said tribe, on or before the first day of October next, and shall remain open for inspection to all, for the space of twenty days thereafter; and if any member or members of said tribe shall procecdtngsto object to the partition or division so made by the said commissioners, or b¤ hed if •¤l>l¤¢>- shall deem himself or themselves aggrieved thereby, he or they may, “°”‘S m“d°‘ within ten days thereafter, give notice thereof to the said commissioners, who shall, within twenty days thereafter, meet to hear and determine such grievances, and take testimony if necessary ; and after such hearing, shall have power to alter or modify such partition, if, in their judgment, any alteration or modification is necessary, in order to do equal and exact justice to all parties in interest. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That, after the said report shall be Copy of report finally completed, the commissioners shall cause [three copies] of the and "}“¥:1‘°&l’° said report, and of the map accompanying the same, as finally agreed cposm ’ c' upon and settled, to be made and signed by said commissioners, one . copy of which shall be deposited in the office of the secretary of said Territory, one copy in the office of the clerk of the county within which said lands are situated, and the other shall be transmitted to the President of the United States, who shall thereupon cause patents to be issued to the several individuals named in said report, for the lands so apportioned to them respectively, by which the said persons shall be authorized to hold the said lands in fee simple to themselves and their heirs and assigns. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the said report and map shall Said Indians be filed with the secretary of said Territory, and in the clerk’s office of said county, and shall also be transmitted to the President on or before S,,,,,,,, &c_ the first day of January next; and after the same shall have been filed and transmitted to the President, as aforesaid, the said Brothertown Indians, and each and every of them, shall then be deemed to be, and from that time forth are hereby declared to be, citizens of the United States to all intents and purposes, and shall be entitled to all the rights, privileges, and immunities of such citizens, and shall, in all respects, be subject to the laws of the United States and of the Territory of Wisconsin, in the same manner as other citizens of said Territory; and the jurisdiction of the United States and of said Territory shall be extended over the said township or reservation now held by them in the same manner as over other parts of said Territory; and their rights as a tribe or nation, and their power of making or executing their own laws, usages, or cus- _ toms, as such tribe, shall cease and determine: Provided, however, P'°"*¤°· That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to deprive them of the right to any annuity now due to them from the State of New York or the United States, butthey shall be entitled to receive any such annuity in the same manner as though this act had not been passed. Anvnovnn, March 3, 1839. ""‘ Srnura III. CHAP. LXXXIV.—An jet making an apprqvrialion the protection of the March 3, 1839. 1V0rihcrn and Nori/rwesfern fronfzer of the Umfed States. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House zyf Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of five Appropriation, hundred thousand dollars, in addition to a former appropriation, shall be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury to defray any expenses which have been or may be incurred in protecting the Northern and Northwestern frontier Iof the United States, by the employment of steamboats, the transportation of troops and supplies, or any other extraordinary expenses attending the operations of the army in the defence of that frontier, and by calling out, under the direction of the President of the United States, any part of the militia or volunteers, according to the provisions of the constitution