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'l`WENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Srzss. I. Ch. 81,82. 1836. 38 he may deem proper; but, until called into actual service, such companies, battalions, squadrons, regiments, brigades or divisions shall not be considered as exempt from the performance of militia duty as is required by law, in like manner as before the passage of this act. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the volunteers who may be To be entireceived into the service of the United States, by virtue of the provisions ded *0 b°¤°d’~¤¢ of this act, shall be entitled to all the benefits which may be conferred &°' on persons wounded in the service of the United States. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That there shall be raised and orga- A regiment nized, under the direction of the President of the United States, one of d'“g°F’"f‘i *0 additional regiment of dragoons or mounted riflemen, to be composed 6 Organize ` of the same number and rank of the officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians and privates, composing the regiment of dragoons now in the service of the United States, who shall receive the same pay and allowances, be subject to the same rules and regulations, and be engaged for the like term, and upon the same conditions, in all respects whatever as are stipulated for the said regiment of dragoons now in service. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United President States may disband the said regiment whenever, in his opinion, the public m¤Y disbandinterest no longer requires their services; and that the sum of three 300,000 dollars hundred thousand dollars, required to carry into effect the provisions of ¤PP1‘0Pd¤*<=d- this act is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That so much of this act as relates Act to remain to volunteers shall be in force for two years from and after the passage 0* {0foG ¢W<> of this act, and no longer. y°“'S‘ Approved, May 23, 1836. - —-——-—- Srururm I. CHAP. LXXXI.-adn Act making appropriation for the suppression of hostilities May 23, 1836. by the Creek Indians. """'“’*' Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Appmp,-gadou States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of five hundred of 500.000 dolthousand dollars, be, and the same is hereby appropriated, out of any l”" money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to defray any expenses which have been, or may be incurred in suppressing hostilities by the Creek Indians, by calling out, by the President, of any part of the militia of the United States, according to the provisions of the constitution and laws; which sum, if expended, shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War, conformably to the provisions of the act of Congress, of second of January, seventeen hundred and ninety- 2 pc; Of J¤¤· five; of the act [of] fifth of April, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, mak- ’ ,;,3 Qfhgku ing appropriations for the support of the army; and of the act of the 5, 1832, cli.64. nineteenth March, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, providing for the A¢¤¤fM¤r¢h payment of volunteers and militia corps in the service of the United 19* 1836’°h‘“• States. Armovmn, May 23, 1836. -—-—- Srnurs I. CHAP. LXXXII.—-An ./2ct to provide for the payment of expenses incurred and May 28, 1836. supplies furnished on account of the militia or volunteers received into the T service of the United States for the defence of Florida. { s° °u°"] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War Sgcygfgyy of be, and he is hereby, directed to cause to be paid the expenses that W¤1’¤>¤q¤S¤ have been incurred, and the supplies that have been furnished, in the gg3i2S;; ix;" States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and the Ter- ` ritory of Florida, on account of the militia or volunteers received into the servppe of the United States for the defence of Florida. Provided, proviso, Vox,. .-5