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352 TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. 011.85,86. 1839. How to be ex- and laws; and such part of said sum as may be required for the latter P°¤d°d· purpose, shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of Way, IQ)? ‘;{,jI§“‘ 2* conformably to the provisions of the act of Congress of January the Acziof April 5, second, seventeen hundred and ninety-five ; of the act of April the fifth, 1832. ¤h· 64· eighteen hundred and thirty-two, making appropriations for the support, 1§T‘;°8‘;?2f;‘2;_ of the army; and of the act of March the nineteenth, eighteen hundred ’ and thirty-six, providing for the payment of volunteer and militia corps in the service of the United States. Armovmn, March 3, 1839. Srnrurn III. "—""' Gun. LXXXV.—·-An Act to amend an act entitled ‘•An act r lati the a M"_°h?L§?.?L and emnlummts of brcvci of ccrs," passed April 16,e€ P y 1f;`°?8`;g2:l24__ Be it enacted by the Smale and House of Representatives of the donstriiezion United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after °f¤*”· . the passing of this act, the act entitled "An act regulating the pay and emoluments of brevet officers," approved April sixteenth, eighteen hundred and eighteen, be, and the same shall be, so construed, as to include the case of the Adjutant General of the United States. Armovnn, March 3, 1839. S"“`"“ HL Gun. LXXXVI.-An Act to authorize the construction of a road from Dubuque, March 3. 1839. in the Territory of lowa, to the northern boundary of the State of M1Lss0uri, and [";'ObS°16m'".] for other pwrposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Cangress assembled, That the sum of twenty A,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any for opening a money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the opening gnd '°°d· construction of a road in the Territory of Iowa, from Dubuque, on the river Mississippi, to such point in the northern boundary of the State of Missouri as may be best suited for its future extension by that State to the cities of Jefferson and St. Louis, within the same; that the Secretary of War be empowered and directed to cause such road to be constructed by contract or otherwise: Provided, That the said road shall be opened Pmvim throughout, and so far completed as to be capable of use, without exceeding in cost the sum hereby appropriated; and in laying down the route thereof respect be paid, so far as the same may be practicable, without greatly increasing the length thereof, to the accommodation of the seats of justice of the several counties in Iowa through which it may pass, and to the best sites for bridges or ferries over the several rivers which the said road must cross. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of War be, Survey of Red and he is hereby, empowered to cause a survey of Red Cedar river, Coder river. within the said Territory, and an estimate to be made, with a view to the improvement of the navigation thereof above the town of Moscow, and the connection of the said navigation with the river Mississippi by a canal, extending from the vicinity of said town to some suitable point in or near the town of Bloomington; and to defray the expense of said Appmp,.m,0n_ survey. and estimate, the sum of fifteen hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the following sums are hereby appropriated to several objects respectively, which are hereinafter described: Opening and For the opening and construction of a road from Burlington through "§g;’§‘1’E3)‘$¤§u?_ the counties of Des Moines, Henry and Van` Buren, towards the seat 1,,,,;;,,,,, Gm of Indian agency on the river Des Moines, five thousand dollars; For the improvement of the road from Burlington, in the Territory Improving the of Iowa, to De Hagues, in Illinois, the sum of twenty-five hundred dol-