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TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. IH. Ch. 92. 1843. 625 lots reserved by the seventeenth article of the aforesaid treaty, to remain for the uses therein provided for, be ollered at public sale at the time the other lands in the tract are offered, and are to be subject to entry at private sale thereafter: Provided, however, That no town lot shall be p,°vis,, sold for less than twenty dollars, nor any out lot for less than at the rate of fifteen dollars per acre. SEC, 5, And be it further enacted, That, in executing the surveys of Impwved me lands in the tract aforesaid, the surveyor general shall cause the im- l°“d§ ‘° bg proved lands to be designated on the general plat, and the position, ex- ms tent, and quality of each improvement to be carefully noted; and the Commissioner of the General Land Office shall cause the superintendents of the sales to be furnished with a copy of the schedule of the appraised value of improvements ascertained, pursuant to the fifth article uf the said treaty; and in any case, where the lines for subdivision of Lmlsm b sections shall divide and injuriously allect. the value of an improvement, offered so asetu me superintendents of the sale shall be authorized, under instruction of prescrverhcimthe Commissioner of the General Land Officc, to- offer, at public and g;3;,;m°°" private sale, an entire quarter section, or halllquarter section, and to ` attach together halves of two adjacent quarter sections, so as to preserve, as far as practicable, the improvements on a tract entire; and it] Improved in Offering at public sale any tract on which improvements exist, the "!°*¤*<>l>¤ real value of the same, according to the estimate of the superintendents, shall not be hidden, it shall be their duty to withdraw the tract from valueisbidden, sale, and the tracts thus withdrawn from sale shall again be offered at &·¤· public sale, due public notice lirst being given, when directed by the Commissioner of the General Land Office. Sm:. 6. And be itfhrther enacted, That all the lands in the Wyandot L¤¤d¤ i¤ Wy- reserve, on both sides of the river Huron, in the State of Michigan, ?Q`;%g::°:;i;" ceded to the United States by the aforesaid treaty, shall be attached to auached to nhe and made a part of the district of lands subject to sale at Detroit; and l¤¤ddiS¤l¢¤»¤¤d shull be ollercd for sale at the land olllce, in the same manner, both as °H°r°d l°"°l°‘ to public and private sale, as is directed for the sale of the lands of the reserve in the State of Ohio by this act: Provided, That the land shan Pr¤vi¤¤· not be sold for less than two dollars per acre. Amuwvun, March 3, 1843. _ -——— Srnvm III. Gun. XCII.—An Act to jix the value of certain foreign moneys of account, in lvrurch 3, ]843, computzdians at the custom-houses. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 1845;:21:45. United State.: if America in Congress assembled, That in all compute- Y°¥*° 9V °°*" tions of the value of foreign moneys of account at the custom-houses ::;s°:°:i€m°` of the United States, the thaler of Prussia shall be deemed and taken custom-houses. to be of the value of sixty-eight and one half cents; the mil·rcis of Portugal shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of one hundred and twelve cents; the rix-dollar of Bremen shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of seventy-eight. and three-quarter cents; the thaler of Bremen, of seventy-two grotes, shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of seventy-one cents; that the mil-reis of Madeira shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of one hundred cents; the milreis of the Azores shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of eighty-three and one third cents; the marc-bamco of Hamburg shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of thirty-five cents; the rouble of Russia shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of seventy-five ccnts ; the rupee of British India shall be deemed and taken to be of the value of forty-four and one half cents; and all former laws inc011— sisteut herewith are hereby repealed. Approved, March 3, 1843.

ta) Notes of the acts of Congress regulating the currency of foreign coins, vol. 2, 374- Vcr.. V.———79 3 C