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672 TWENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 72. 1844 Proviso. section described in their permit, Provided, The land upon which they so erect their habitation shall be entered and paid for by them, if in market, or if not in market, shall be so entered within three months Pmviso. after it shall have been oflered at public sale. And jorovided, also, That the condition of cultivation on the land described in the permit shall be faithfully complied with according to the terms of the act to which this is an amendment. Wh m { Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That in any case in which the Ugg; jeg; title of the United States to the land or any part of it, not less than tivmscttlermuy forty acres, described in the permit issued by the land office to any setlcgm Glu- tier, or contained in the quarter section upon which he shall have been W °'°' located, shall prove to be defective, a tract of land equal in quantity to that of which the title shall have proved defective as aforesaid, may be located elsewhere upon vacant surveyed lands within the same township, or within the nearest township in which there shall be sufficient quantity of vacant arable land. Same, may Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That it shall be competent for any Eerfect his title, settler under the said act to perfect his title to the quarter section lo- °W· cated and described in the permit, by paying tc the receiver of the land otiice in the appropriate district the sum of one dollar and twenty-five Pmviso. cents per acre for the said quarter section: Provided, that such settler shall prove to the satisfaction of the register and receiver for the proper land district, that up to the date of his application to make payment, he has fully complied with the requirements of the act. to which this is an amendment. APPROVED, June 15, 1844. Snrura I. """ June 15, 1544, CHAP. LXXII. —-dn Act maki riation ortho t insane son.; ———-——- in the District efiglurnbia, and]`; other purpose.? per Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Appropriation United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of £‘}'i:;ggg';£;°- four thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of pam any unappropriated money in the Treasury, for the support, clothing, and medical treatment of the insane paupers of the District of Columbia, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred pm,;80_ and forty-five: Provided, That the amount paid for each person shall p,.,,;,,,_ not exceed four dollars per week: And provided further, That the Mm-. shal of the District of Columbia be, and he is hereby, authorized to maintain at Baltimore or some other suitable lunatic asylum, all such lunatic persons who are paupers as are now confined in the lunatic asy- lum at Baltimore by order of Congress, or are in the jails of Washinga ton and Alexandria counties, and all such as may hereafter be committed as lunatics by order of the Circuit or Criminal Courts, they being paupers of said District of Columbia, and their support being legally chargeable thereto, and that he pay the expenses of their removal and of their maintenance in such asylum as he may select, and be allowed for the same in the settlement of his accounts at the Treasury of the United States. Medgcaifacuity Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Commissioner of Pubto have the use lic Buildings be directed to allow the Medical Faculty of theColumbiun }‘;f,;;m“;":n College, District of Columbia, to occupy the insane hospital with the 5,,;.;,,,,,,,,, &,,_ adjoining grounds, situated on the Judiciary Square in Washington, for the purposes of an infirmary for medical instruction and for scientific purposes, on condition that they shall give satisfactory security to keep the said building in repair, and return it, with the grounds, to the Goveréiment, in as good condition as they are now in, whenever required to o so. . Ar·r»aovn, June 15, 1844.