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492 TWENTY-SEVENT H CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 50. 1842. Proviso. hereby, confirmed: Provided, always, That this is only to operate as a quit-claim on the part of the United States. Appropriation Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That a sum not exceeding five hunf°'{ dP°“""i‘“Sd dred dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any moziaiéjgegg, :2,; ney in the Treasury not otherwise disposed of, to be used by the Corntirmed. missioner of the General Land Office, in paying the expenses of a copy of all the documents of record, and offered before the register and receiver of the New Orleans land district, in support of the claims reported upon by them, and which are not confirmed by this act. Certain Chim, Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That claims numbers two, five, i¤_O¤¤ohi¤¤ dis- eight, nine, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, sixteen, seventeen, ninem“°°°“H'm°d‘ teen, twenty-two, twenty-six, thirty-four, thirty-five, thirty-six, thirty- eight, forty and forty-six, of the report of the register and receiver of the Ouachita land district, in the State of Louisiana, dated the twenty- fourth day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, and made under the provisions of the act of the sixth day of February, eighteen hun- 1835, eh. 17. dred and thirty-five, are hereby confirmed for six hundred and forty acres each. Corwin other Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That numbers one, four, seven,

1f‘m’ °°"H““' fifteen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-three, twenty-nine, thirty, thirty-one,

` thirty-seven, and forty-eight of said report, are also confirmed, as recommended by the register and receiver; number three, is confirmed _ to two thousand acres, number twenty-four to one thousand acres, and P’°v"°‘ number forty-five to two hundred acres: Provided, That this act shall amount only to a relinquishment on the part of the United States, and shall in no manner affect the rights of third persons, and, on the presentation to the Commissioner of the General Land Office of a plat of survey duly approved by the surveyor general of the State of Louisiana, the claimant shall be entitled to a patent. q;,,,;,,;,, ciaqms Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That claims numbers ten, eighat Groeuspuég. teen, nineteen, and twenty, of the list reported by the register and rej;;TB;;};;_‘;n%$' ceiver of the land office at Greensburg, formerly St. Helena, under the 18;};,, cr, 1-[_provisions of the act of Congress of the sixth day of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, entitled "An act for the final adjustment of claims to lands in the State of Louisiana," be, and the same are hereby confirmed; and upon the presentation to the Commissioner of the General Land Office of a plat, approved by the surveyor general of Louisiana, the owner or owners of said claims shall be entitled to a patent. Cami,, other Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That claims numbers seven and claims confirm- eight of the list mentioned in the preceding section are also confirmed, °di849 h 19 giving the right to the claimants to locate the same within one year after ’°' the passage of this act, on any public lands subject to sale at private entry, in the district where said claims are situated; which location, approved and certified by the surveyor general of Louisiana to the Commissioner of the General Land Office, will entitle said claimants to a proviso_ patent: Provided, Said claimants shall, previous to making said location, relinquish to the United States their claims to the lands originally claimed by them. Certain claims Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the claims to land within to [and ,,,,},6 the district south of Red river, being numbers thirty-three, thirty-five, district soath of forty-five, fifty-two, seventy-seven, seventy-nine, eighty-seven, ninety-

i;;,5§;1cj"°'· three, one hundred, one hundred and two, one hundred and three, one

' hundred and eight, one hundred and twenty-two, one hundred and thirty- two, one hundred and forty-two, one hundred and forty-seven, one hun; dred and forty-eight, one hundred and fifty-one, one hundred and fifty- two, one hundred and fifty-seven, one hundred and fifty-nine, one hundred and sixty, one hundred and sixty-two, one hundred and sixty-three, one hundred and sixty-four, one hundred and sixty-tive, one hundred and sixty-six, of the reports of the register and receiver of the land