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TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 99. 1836. 49 SEC, 4, And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Proper PMS Secretary of the Treasury, as soon as the same can be done, to cause ‘"’d ""$’Y“ F° the proper plats of the surveys of the said districts to be deposited in l);$e(i$SQi§°i°l,,:_l the land offices intended for them, respectively; and he is hereby authorized to allow and pay out of the proceeds of the sales of the public lands the reasonable expenses which may be incurred in carrying into effect the provisions of this act. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the lands which were ceded gm,.,;,, ceded to the United States by the treaty made with the confederated tribes of lands w be at- Sao and Fox Indians at Fort Armstrong, in the State of Illinois, on the §$l‘°d F" ,*h° twenty-first day of September, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, be, and d,,,lS,?,;?Bm md the same are hereby, attached to, and made a part ot] the Wisconsin land district, in the Territory of Michigan; and that said lands shall be liable to be surveyed and sold at Mineral Point, or wherever the President may direct, in the same manner as other public lands of the district. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That this act shall take eifect and Act to wks be in force from and after the first day of August next. 6*3*:* °¤ *h° 1** A1-1>1>.0vm>, June 15, 1836. ° °g°Sl’1836‘ """""" Snrvu I. CHAP. XCIX.-An JM to establish the northern bowndar line t/w Stat Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Mlihiganlyimo the Ujrigi upon the conditions therein expressed. (a) gfcgingi Be it enacted by the Senate and House afRqprescntatives of the United i i I O States of America in Congress assembled, That the northern boundary Northam line of the State of Ohio shall be established at, and shall be a direct l’°“”‘l*”'Y H¤°· line drawn from the southern extremity of Lake Michigan, to the most 26Af°§3§°fch`l'§Y° northerly cape of the Maumee (Miami) bay, after that line, so drawn, ° I shall intersect the eastern boundary line of the State of Indiana; and from the said north cape of the said bay, northeast to the boundary line between the United States and the province of Upper Canada, in Lake Erie; and thence, with the said last mentioned line, to its intersection with the western line of the State of Pennsylvania. ' Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the constitution and State G0- Constitution vernment which the people of Michigan have formed for themselves be, ¤<>¤¢Pw<l· and the same is hereby, accepted, ratified, and confirmed; and that the' said State of Michigan shall be, and is hereby, declared to be one of the United States of America, and is hereby admitted into the Union upon an equal footing with the original States, in all respects whatsoever: Provided always, and this admission is upon the express condition, that prov;,,, the said State shall consist of and have jurisdiction over all the territory included within the following boundaries, and over none other, to wit: Beginning at the point where the above described northern boundary of the State of Ohio intersects the eastern boundary of the State of Indiana, and running thence with the said boundary line of Ohio, as described in the first section of this act, until it intersects the boundary line between the United States and Canada, in Lake Erie; thence, with the said boundary line between the United States and Canada through the Detroit river, Lake Huron, and Lake Superior, to a point where the said line last touches Lake Superior; thence, in a direct line through Lake Superior, to the mouth of the Montreal river; thence through the middle of the main channel of the said river Montreal, to the middle of the Lake of the Desert; thence, in a direct line to the nearest head water of the Menomonie river; thence, through the middle of that fork of the said river first touched by the said line, to the main channel of the said Menomonie river; thence, down the centre of the main channel of the same, to the centre of the most usual ship channel of the Green bay of Lake Michigan; thence, through the centre of the most usual (0) See notes to the act of February 16, 1819, ch. 22, for the acts relating to the Territory of Michigan. Vox,. V.--7 E