TWEN'I‘Y·SIX'I`H CONGRESS. Szss.II. Ch.33. 1841. 417 day of April, one thousand eight hundred and twelve; and all patents which have been issued from said General Land Office since the passing of the act entitled "An act prescribing the mode by which patents for public lands shall be signed and executed," passed the second day of Act of March March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, and which have 2> 183% °h· 91- been subscribed by a secretary duly appointed, pursuant to the provisions of said act, with the printed or written name of the President prehxed to the personal signature of such secretary, in the execution of such patents, notwithstanding the name of the President may not have been written personally by the secretary, shall be deemed, taken, and held, good and valid patents in law, and shall have all the force and effect to pass from the United States to the patentee or patentees named in such patents, respectively, their heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, the lands described therein, as though, in each and all the respects before enumerated, the patents, in their form and manner of execution, had conformed to the requirements of law. Sno, 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the passing params, how of this act, it shall be the duty of the recorder of the General Land Y9 b¢ ¤<>¤¤¤¤1‘- Office, in addition to the duties now required of him by law, to coun- “g"°d‘ tersign all patents issued from said office, instead of the same being countersigned by the Commissioner, as required by the eighth section of the act entitled "An act for the establishment of a General Land 1819, ch- 69- Oflice in the department of the Treasury," passed the twenty-fifth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and twelve. Approved, March 3, 1841. Srnurn II. Cntr. XXXIII.-dn Act making appropriations for the current and cantin ent Mmchg, 1841. expenses of the Indian Department, and for futjilling treaty stipulations witdthe ————-——--————· various Indian tribes, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. [Obs°l°'*“·] Be it enacted by the Senate and House ty` Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following A ro ri sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated for the year one thousand dog P °` eight hundred and forty-one, for the purpose of paying the current expenses of the Indian Department, fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, and contingent expenses; to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. For the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, viz : For the pay of the superintendent of Indian Ailairs at St. Louis, and Superintendthe several Indian agents, as provided by the acts of June thirtieth, (Tgé, h 161 eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and of March third, eighteen hundred 1837; $,,:3,] and thirty-seven, sixteen thousand five hundred dollars; For the pay of sub·agents authorized by the act of June thirtieth, Sub-agents. eighteen hundred and thirty-four, thirteen thousand dollars; 183% °h· 16* For the pay of interpreters, as authorized by the same act, eleven Interpreters. thousand three hundred dollars; For the purchase of provisions for Indians, at the distribution of an- Provisions. nuities while on visits of business with the superintendents and agents, and when assembled on public business, eleven thousand eight hundred dollars; For the necessary buildings required at the several agencies, and re- Buildings. pairs thereotQ two thousand dollars; For postages, rents, stationery, fuel for offices, and other contlngcll- Contingent cies of the Indian Department, and for transportation and incidental ¤>¤P¢¤¤¢¤· expenses, thirty-six thousand five hundred dollars; ‘ For the salary of one clerk, in the office of the superintendent of Clerk. Indian affairs south of the Missouri river, one thousand dollars; VoL. V.--53
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