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TWENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 11. 1841. 413 United States, with full power and authority to sell and dispose of the Tennessee w vacant, unappropriated, and refuse lands, within the limits of said State, xg_ lying south and west of the line commonly called the Congressional in said State. Reservation line, and described in the act to which this is an amendment; subject, nevertheless, to the following conditions and limitations, to wit: First. The State of Tennessee shall satisfy all legal and bona fide Tennessee to elaims of North Carolina upon said lands, by making provision, bylaw, wisfy ¤|1 legal that the holders of land warrants under the authority of the State of 2g?;;;? gltth North Carolina, may locate the same upon the lands not previously I0- Carolina upon gated upon, or claimed as occupant pre—emptions, within one year from Said l¤¤d¤· the time that the State of Tennessee shall make provision for carrying this act into effect; and in default of such location within the said term of one year, the said warrants may be satisfied by the payment of twelve and a half cents per acre for the number of acres contained in each warrant, to be paid out of the proceeds of the sale of said land: Provided, The holders shall present such warrant to the proper authorities for payment of the same within two years from the action of the Legislature of the State of Tennessee hereon: And provided, furthermore, That if the said warrants shall not be satisfied, either by the location of land within one year, or their presentation for payment within two years as aforesaid, the holders shall be for ever barred of all further claim or right to demand the same. Second. In entering, purchasing, and disposing of said lands, or ob— Persons emitaining grants of the same, all and every person or persons, the legal *l°d*g°°°¤P¤¤‘ representative of such person or persons, and the rightful assignee of QZ:';;?,?:?; such person or persons, as are entitled to the right of occupancy and of Tennessee, pre-emption according to the laws of the State of Tennessee, shall have :,0 h¤"° the P*°· the preference in the entry or purchase of their occupant and pre- °""°°' emption rights, at the price of twelve and 21 half cents per acre, not exceeding two hundred acres each. Third. After satisfying the claims and rights aforesaid, the State of Tennessee w Tennessee shall 0Eer for sale the rest and residue of said lands, in such $33; manner, in such quantities, and by such description, as may be most h,,d,..h0w_ convenient; and, for the full term of three years from and after the time herein allowed for the location of North Carolina land warrants, may sell and dispose of, and perfect titles to the same, at a price not less than twelve and a half cents per acre. And so much of the said land as may remain unsold at the expiration of the said term of three years, shall be disposed of as aforesaid, within the further term of three years, at such price per acre as it may bring in open market: Provided, That the proceeds of the sale of said lands, over and above so much thereof as shall be necessary to the satisfaction of said North Carolina claims, shall be accounted for and paid over by the State of Tennessee to the United States in the month of January annually. Ammovmn, February 1S, 1841. . X- Snruu H. CHA . I.—·An Jlct to make urlher ovisian or the emcs an loralicn ' and grirvey of that part of me nmtlferastcrn bdandarymgna of of he Ungd States which separates the States of Mai1w and New Hanqrshire _/iam the Briliah pro- [0b*°1°t°·] vmaes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the _ United States of America in Congress assembled, That the suxrn of fAPDl‘<;D¤=t$l0¤ seventy-five thousand dollars, in addition to the sum heretofore provxded, u‘:d° \§’r$;;_‘°° be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any money m the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to enable the President of the United States to cause to be made and completed an exploration and survey of that part of the northeastern boundary line of the2Uuéted States and K