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TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 100. 1836. 51 sissippi river, on the parallel of thirty-six degrees north latitude, running from thence west, with the said parallel of latitude, to the Saint Francis river; thence up the middle of the main channel of said river to the parallel of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north; from thence west to Boundaries the southwest corner of the State of Missouri; and from thence to be l bounded on the west, to the north bank of Red river, by the lines described in the tirst article of the treaty between the United States and the Cherokee nation of Indians west of the Mississippi, made and concluded at the city of Washington, on the 26th day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight; and to be bounded on the south side of Red river by the Mexican boundary line, to the northwest corner of the State of Louisiana; thence east, with the Louisiana State line, to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi river; thence up the middle of the main channel of the said river, to the thirty-sixth degree of north latitude, the point of beginning. Sec. 2. And be itficrther enacted, That until the next general census To be miiiyed shall be taken, the said State shall be entitled to one representative in ¢<> 9¤¤ r¢pr¤¤¤¤· the House of Representatives of the United States. "‘°“'°° Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all the laws of the United G¢¤¤¤l l¤W¤ States, which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and °"°“d°‘i° gifect within the said State of Arkansas, as elsewhere within the United tates. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the said State shall be one Dim-ici com judicial district, and be called the Arkansas district; and a district ufthe United court shall be held therein, to consist of one judge, who shall reside in S*”‘“"· the said district, and be called a district judge. He shall hold at the seat of Government of the said State, two sessions annually, on the first Mondays of April and November; and he shall, in all things, have and exercise the same jurisdiction and powers which were by aw given to the judge of the Kentucky district under an act entitled "An act to Ac; of Sept, establish the judicial courts of the United States." He shall appoint a 2% i789»¢=l1·20· clerk for the said district court, who shall reside and keep the records of the court at the place of holding the same; and shall receive, for the services performed by him, the same_fees to which the clerk of the Kentucky district is entitled for similar services. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That there shall be allowed to the ai judge of the said district court, the annual compensation of two thou- j,,§g,,_°rY °f th° sand dollars, to commence from the date of his appointment, to be paid quarter-yearly at the Treasury of the United States. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That there shall be appointed in Aimmym the said district, a person learned in the law, to act as attorney for the bg www United States, who shall, in addition to his stated fees, be paid by the United States two hundred dollars, as a full compensation for all extra services. · Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That a marshal shall be appointed Mmm; for the said district who shall perform the same duties, be subject to the same regulations and penalties, and be entitled to the same fees, as are prescribed to marshals in other districts; and he shall moreover be entrtled to the sum of two hundred dollars annually, as a compensation for all extra services. _ Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the State of Arkansas is public ima, admitted into the Union upon the express condition, that the people of reserved to the the said State shall never interfere with the primary disposal of the U”“°d S°°'·“· public lands within the said State, nor shall they levy a tax on any of the lands of the United States within the said State; and nothing in this act shall be construed as an assent by Congress to all or to any of the propositions contained in the ordinance of the said convention of the people of Arkansas, nor to deprive the said State of Arkansas of the