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TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sa s. II. Ch.$263. 1842. 543 in the State of Indiana twenty-four thousand two hundred and nineteen Lands to bp acres, and fourteen-hundredths of an acre of land, to be selected under :j.lf)‘3·l°°‘::“ I"': the authority of the Governor of said State, from any of the unsold pub- ed for mow-. no lands therein, not subject to the right of pre-emption, as an equiva. bush and Erie lent for certain lands covered by Indian reservations in the lands ac- °‘*““l· quired by treaties with the Miami Indians, in the years eighteen hundred and thirty-seven and eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, respectively, and which, had said reservations not been permitted or allowed, would have belonged to said State in virtue of the act of the second of March, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, entitled "An act to grant a certain mg-;] c;,_5;;_ quantity of land to the State of Indiana, for the purpose of aiding said State in opening a canal to connect the waters of the Wabash river with those of Lake Erie." Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Governor of the State Lands to 1,, of Illinois is hereby authorized to cause to be selected, from any of the Selectcdin lieu unsold public lands in that State, not subject to the right of pre-emption, the quantity of five thousand seven hundred and sixty acre , in lieu of nois and Mmm. seetions numbered three and nine, in township thirty-two, north of gan c¤¤¤l- range three` east; sections thirteen and twenty-one, in township thirty- four, north of range six east; sections twenty-five and thirty-three, in township thirty-three, north of range eleven east ; and sections thirteen, nineteen, and twenty-one, in township thirty-three, north of range eight, east of the third principal meridian, heretofore selected by the said State under "An act to grant a quantity of land to the State of Illinois, for 1827, eh. 51. the purpose of aiding in opening a canal to connect the waters of the Illinois river with those of Lake Michigan," but which had been sold and patented to individuals by the United States, before the location by the said State had been approved. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the selections of lands made Selections to under this act shall be reported by the Governors of the said States g;c’;_°g’t:;‘°gf‘3m respectively, to the Secretary of the Treasury, and approved by the Treasury, and President of the United States. svprqved by the Amuzovnn, August 29, 1842. ’°“‘d°‘“· Srnurz II. CHA?. CCLXIII. -- An Act in addition lo an act io omofc the 0 ress 0 the use/`ul urls, and to repeal all acts and parts of ads Iugelofore mg tlmjpw. P08e_ (a) Act of July 4, 1836, ch. 357. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen¢a.tives of the United Act of March States of America in Congress assembled, That the Treasurer of the United States be, and he hereby is, authorized to pay back, out of the 3, 1839, c},_ 8g_ patent fund, any sum or sums of money, to any person who shall have Treasurer aupaid the same into the Treasury, or to any receiver or depositary to the 2;‘;'i";’)‘3l:‘:),P;‘l:'8 credit of the Treasurer, as for fees accruing at the Patent Office through pmjt fund, mistake, and which are not provided to be paid by existing laws, certiti- certain money cate thereof being made to said Treasurer by the Commissioner of Pa- Pm ”°{°°’· tents. Suc. 2. And be it further enacted, That the third section of the act L§:fd·]"g'?7°€§fI of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, which authorizes the re- 45, cxgendczj NQ newing of patents lost prior to the fifteenth of December, eighteen hun- patents ggalnzed drcd and thirty-six, is extended to patents granted prior to said fifteenth *;*,;,6* day of December, though they may have been lost subsequently: Pro- ,h,,,g},;(,s{,,“b. vided, however, The- same shall not have been recorded anew under the stisuently. provisions of said act. _ _ gig;;;, gm Sec. 3. And be it further muted, That any citizen or citizens, or muy obtain 8 alien or aliens, having resided one year in the United States and taken patent, how.

(a) Notes of the acts passed relative to patents for useful inventions, v0l._ 1, 109, 318. _ Notes of the decisions of the courts of the United States on the acts which have been passed relative to patents for useful inventions, vol. 1. 319, 320, 321.