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Secretary of War, either by tribes or by geographical Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That it shall be law boundaries. And it shall be the general duty of Indian ful for the President of the United States, at the request agents and sub-agents to manage and superintend the in- of any Indian tribe to which any annuity shall be payable tercourse with the Indians within their respective agencies in money, to cause the same io be paid in goods, puragreeably to law; to obey all legal instructions given to chased as provided in the next section of this act. them by the Secretary of War, the Commissioner of Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That all merchanIndian Affairs, or the Superintendent of Indian Affairs; dise required by any Indian treaty for the Indians, payaand to carry into effect such regulations may be pre- ble after making of such treaty, shall be purchased under scribed by the President.
the direction of the Secretary at War, upon proposals to Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, that the President be received, to be based on notice previously to be of the United States may, from time to time, require ad- given; and all merchandise required at the making of any ditional security, and in large amounts, from all persons Indian treaty shall be purchased under the order of the charged or trusted, under the laws of the United States, commissioners, by such person as they shall appoint, or with the disbursement or application of money, goods, or by such person as shall be designated by the President effects of any kind, on account of the Indian department for that purpose. And all other purchases on account
Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That an interpreter of the Indians, and all payments to them of money or sball be allowed to each agency, who shall receive an goods, shall be made by such person as the President annual salary of three hundred dollars: Provided, That shall designate for that purpose. And the superintend. where there are different tribes in the same agency, speak- ent, agent, or sub-agent, together with such military offing different languages, one interpreter may be allowed, cer as the President may direct, shall be present, and at the discretion of the Secretary of War, for each of the certify to the delivery of all goods and money required said tribes. Interpreters shall be nominated, by the to be paid or delivered to the Indians. And the duties proper agents, to the War Department for approval, and required by any section of this act, of military officers, may be suspended, by the agent, from pay and duty, and shall be performed without any other compensation than the circumstances reported to the War Department for their actual travelling expenses; and all persons whatsofinal action; and blacksmiths shall, in like manner, be em- ever, charged or trusted with the disbursement or appliployed wherever required by treaty stipulations, and such cation of money, goods, or effects of any kind, for the blacksmiths shall receive an annual compensation of four benefit of the Indians, shall settle their accounts, annually, hundred and eighty dollars; and if they furnish their shop at the War Department, on the first day of October; and and tools, an additional sum of one hundred and twenty dol- copies of the same shall be laid, annually, before Congress, lars; and their assistants shall be allowed an annual como at the commencement of the ensuing session, by the pensation of two hundred and forty dollars. And wherever proper accounting officers; together with a list of the farmers, mechanics, or teachers are required by treaty names of all persons to whom money, goods, or effects, stipulations to be provided, they shall be employed under had been delivered within said year, for the benefit of the the direction of the War Department, and shall receive Indians, specifying the amount and object for which it was an annual compensation of not less than four hundred and intended, and showing who are delinquents, if any, in eighty dollars, 'nor more than six hundred dollars. (And in forwarding their accounts according to the provisions of all cases of the appointments of interpreters or other per- this act; and, also, a list of the names of all persons apsons employed for the benefit of the Indians, a preference pointed or employed under this act, with the dates of their shall be given to persons of Indian descent, if such can be appointment or employment, and the salary and pay of found, who are properly qualified for the execution of each. the duties. And where any of the tribes are, in the Sec. 14. And be il further enacted, That no person em. opinion of the Secretary of War, competent to direct the ployed in the Indian department shall have any interest or employment of their blacksmiths, mechanics, teachers, concern in any trade with the Indians, except for and on farmers, or other persons engaged for them, the direction account of the United States; and any person offending of such persons may be given to the proper authority of herein shall forfeit the sum of five thousand dollars; and the tribe.
upon satisfactory information of such offence being laid Sec. 10. And be il further enacted, that the compensa- before the President of the United States, it shall become tion prescribed by this act shall be in full of all emoluments his duty to remove such person from the office or situation or allowances whatsoever: Provided, however, That, where he may hold. necessary, a reasonable allowance or provision may be Sec. 15. And be it further enacted, that the President made for offices and office contingencies: And provided, shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause any of the also, That where persons are required, in the performance friendly Indians west of the Mississippi river, and north of of the duties under this act, to travel from one place to the boundary of the Western Territory, and the region another, their actual expenses, or a reasonable sum in upon Lake Superior and the head of the Mississippi, to leiu thereof, may be allowed them: And provided, also, be furnished with useful domestic animals and implements That no allowance sball be made to any person for travel of husbandry, and with goods, as he shall think proper: or expenses in coming to the seat of Government to settle Provided, That the whole amount of such presents shall his accounts, unless thereto required by the Secretary of not exceed the sum of five thousand dollars. War: And provided, also, That no person shall hold more Sec. 16. And be it further enacted, that the President than one office at the same time under this act, nor shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause such rations as any agent, sub-agent, interpreter, or person employed he shall judge proper, and as can be spared from the under this act, receive his salary while absent from bis army provisions without injury to the service, to be issu. agency or employment without leave of the superinten- ed, under such regulations as he shall think fit to estab. dentor Secretary of War: Provided, Such absence shall at lish, to Indians who may visit the military posts or agenno one time exceed sixty days.
cies of the United States on the frontiers, or in their reSec. 11. And be it further enacted, That the payment of spective nations, and a special account of these issues all annuities or other sums stipulated by treaty to be made shall be kept and rendered. to any Indian tribe, shall be made to the chiefs of such Sec. 17. And be it further enacted, Tbat the President tribe, or to such person as said tribe shall appoint; or if of the United States shall be, and he is hereby, author any tribe shall appropriate their annuities to the purpose ized to prescribe such rules and regulations as he Disy of education, or to any other specific use, then to such think fit for carrying into effect the various provisions of person or persons as such tribe shall designate.
this act, and of any other act relating to Indian affairs, and
for the settlement of the accounts of the Indian depart- the termination of the mission of Mr. Moore, one quarment.
ter's salary, for the expense of his return to the United Sec. 18. And be it further enacted, That all acts, or parts States, five hundred dollars. of acts, contrary to the provisions of this act, shall be, and Approved, June 30, 1834. the same are hereby, repealed. Approved, June 30, 1834.
AN ACT repealing certain acts of the Legislative Coun.
cil of the Territory of Florida. AN ACT in addition to the "act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the passed by the Legislative Council of the Territory of
Be it enacted, &c., That all such acts or parts of acts United States, and for other purposes," approved March Florida, as may impose a higher or greater tax on the third, eighteen hundred and twenty-five.
slaves or other property of non-resident citizens tban is Be it enacted, &c., That whenever any criminal, con- imposed on the slaves or other property of resident citivicted of any offence against the United States, shall be zens of said Territory, be, and the same are hereby, reimprisoned, in pursuance of such conviction and of the pealed, and declared null and void. sentence thereupon, in the prison or penitentiary of any Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if any person State or Territory, such criminal shall in all respects be shall attempt to enforce any of the acts or parts of acts subject to the same discipline and treatment as convicts passed by the Legislative Council of the Territory of sentenced by the courts of the State or Territory in wbich (Florida, as aforesaid, by demanding or receiving any tax, such prison or penitentiary is situated; and, while so con imposition, or assessment, authorized or prescribed there. fined therein, shall also be exclusively under the control by, such person shall, on conviction thereof, be punished of the officers having charge of the same, under the laws by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, or by im. of the said State or Territory.
prisonment not exceeding six months, or either or both Approved, June 30, 1834.
of said punishments.
Sec. 3. Ani be it further enacted, that the county of AN ACT increasing the salaries of the judges of the Leon, in the Territory of Florida, shall be authorized to
United States for the Territories of Michigan, Arkansas, elect two additional members to the Legislative Council and Florida.
on the first Monday in September next, and it shall be
lawful for the Legislative Council to designate by law the Be it enacted, &c., That there shall be allowed and election districts, in such manner as to ensure an equality paid, annually, to each of the judges of the United States of representation to each. for the Territories of Michigan, Arkansas, and Florida,
Approved, June 30, 1834. the sum of three hundred dollars, in addition to the salaries now allowed by law to the said judges, respectively; AN ACT to relinquish the reversionary interest of the
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall United States in a certain Indian 'reservation lying betake effect from the first day of January, eighteen hun. tween the rivers Mississippi and Desmoins. dred and thirty-four, and that the several sums authorized to be paid shall be paid out of any money in the Treasu
Be it enacted, &c., That all the right, title, and interry not otherwise appropriated.
est, which may accrue or revert to the United States, to Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, that the increas the reservation of land lying between the rivers Des. ed salary allowed by this act shall only be paid to such moins and Mississippi, which was reserved for the
use judges in the Territories of Florida and Arkansas as are
of the balf-breeds belonging to the Sacs and Fox nations, not now allowed the extra compensation under the act of now used by them, or some of them, under a treaty made May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eighi, pro and Fox tribes or nations of Indiang, at Washington, on
and concluded between the United States and the Sacs viding for the adjudication of land claims, and shall take
one thousand eight effect as to the remainder when the extra pay aforesaid the fourth day of August
, in the yea shall no longer be paid.
hundred and twenty-four, be, and the same are hereby, Approved, June 30, 1834.
relinquished and vested in the said half-breeds of the Sacs and Fox tribes or nations of Indians, who, at the passage
of this act, are, under the reservation in the said treaty, AN ACT making compensation for certain diplomatic entitled, by the Indian title, to the same; with full power services, and for other purposes.
and authority to transfer their portions thereof, by sale, Be it enacted, &c., That there be allowed and paid to devise, or descent, according to the laws of the State of W. H. D. C. Wright, to supply the deficiency of a for- Missouri. mer appropriation in the payment of the balance found Approved, June 30, 1834. due to him in the adjustment of his accounts, and for his diplomatic services at the court of Brazil, after the death AN ACT authorizing the Governors of the several States of Mr. Tudor, and before the arrival of Mr. Brown, the
to transmit, by mail, certain books and documents. sum of five thousand and thirty-seven dollars. Also, to the State of Maine, to reimburse the expense
Be it enacted, &c., That it shall he lawful for the Govof supporting certain American citizens in prison at ernors of the several States to transmit by mail, free of Fredericton, in New Brunswick, seven hundred and postage, all laws and reports, whether bound or unbound, seventy-five dollars.
and all records and documents of their respective States, Also, to John Adams Smith, Nathaniel Niles, and J. c. which may be directed by the Legislature of the several Pickett, Secretaries of Legation, a compensation for their States to be transmitted to the Executives of other States; services as charge d'affaires, at the rate of four thousand and the Governor of the State transmitting the same shall, five hundred dollars per annum, during the time that they in addition to his frank, endorse the kind of book or docwere actually left in charge of the affairs of the legations ument enclosed, and direct the same to the Governor of to which they were attached, deducting therefrom the the State to which he may be sent. amount already paid to them as Secretaries of Legation; Approved, June 30, 1834. the aforesaid sums to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
AN ACT authorizing the payment of bounty on certain To James C. Pickett, Secretary of Legation left in
fishing vessels lost at sea. charge of the affairs of the United States at Bogota on Be it enacted, &c., That the collector of the port of
Boston and Charlestown be, and he is hereby, authorized discriminating duties in favor of the Spanish bottoms levi. to pay to the late owners and crew of the said Two Bro- ed upon cargoes of American vessels in the 'ports of Cubs thers, to be distributed according to law, the same sum and Porto Rico bave been abolished, or whenever, in his of money that said vessel would have been entitled to re- opinion, a satisfactory arrangement upon the subject of ceive, as a bounty or drawback, if she had in her last voy- the said duties shall have been made between the United age, in which she was lost, complied with all the require. States and Spain, the President is hereby authorized to ments of law necessary to secure such bounty; the said declare the same by proclamation, and thereupon this act vessel being of the burden of one hundred and thirteen shall cease to have any further force or effect. and twenty-nine ninety-fiftbs tons.
Approved, June 30, 1834. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, that the collector of the port of Frenchman's Bay be, and he hereby is, au- AN ACT to authorize the President of the United States thorized to pay to Daniel Kiff, the late owner, and to the to direct transfers of appropriations in the Daval service, crew of the fishing boat Juno, to be distributed according under certain circumstances. to law, the same sum said vessel would have been entitled to, as a bounty or drawback, if she had not perished
Be it enacted, &c., That, upon the application of the by the perils of the sea in her last voyage, and had arri- Secretary of the Navy, the President of the United ved in port, having complied with all the requirements of States shall have authority, whenever, in his opinion, the law necessary to secure such bounty or drawback; the contingencies of the public service may require it, at any said boat being of the burden of fourteen and seventy- the new naval appropriation bills, to direct that a part of
period between the close of the year and the passage of nine ninety-fifths tons. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the collector of naval service the former year, to be applied to another
the money appropriated for a particular branch of the the customs for the district of Barnstable, State of Massachusetts, is hereby authorized to pay to the heirs at law branch of the said service; in which case a special acof the owners and crew of the schooner Emeline, which count of the moneys thus transferred, and of their appliwas lost at sea, together with the whole crew, before she cation, shall be laid before Congress previous to its ad. had accomplished the time required by law to entitle her
journment. to the bounty or drawback she would have been entitled
Approved, June 30, 1834. to have received had she safely arrived in port after having accomplished the full time required by law. AN ACT 10 authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to Approved, June 30, 1834.
grant a right of way, in a certain case, in the city of
New York. AN ACT concerning tonnage duty on Spanish vessels.
Be it enacted, &c., That the Secretary of the Treasury be,
and he is hereby, authorized to grant unto the President, Be it enacted, &c., That, from and after the first day Directors, and Company of the Bank of the United States, of March nest, Spanish vessels coming from the island of and their successors and assigns, a right of way and pas. Cuba, or Porto Rico, either directly or after touching at sage, over and upon the lands and premises, purchased any port or place, shall pay in the ports of the United by the United States for the site of a custom-house, in the States such further tonnage duty, in addition to the ton port of New York, and upon such terms and conditions nage duty which may be payable under any other law, as and with such reservations and restrictions as in his judg. shall be equivalent to the amount of discriminating duty ment the public interests may require, for the purpose of that would have been imposed on the cargoes imported carrying into effect the act entitled "An act making apin the said vessels, respectively, if the same bad been propriations for a custom-house in the city of New York, exported from the port of Havana in American bottoms. and for other purposes,” passed the thirteenth day of July,
Sec. 2. And be ir further enacted, That, before any in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. sůch vessel shall be permitted to clear out or depart from
Approved, June 30, (1834.] a port of the United States with a cargo which shall be directly or indirectly destined to either of the said islands, AN ACT for changing the term of the District Court the said vessel shall "pay such further tonnage duty as shall be equivalent to the amount of discriminating duty
for the Western District of Louisiana. that would be payable for the time being upon the cargo, if Be it enacted, &c., That the term of the District Court of imported into the port of Havana in an American bottom. the United States for the Western District of Louisiana
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That no Spanish ves- shall hereafter commence and be holden on the third sel shall be allowed to clear out or depart from a port of Monday of March, in each and every year, instead of the the United States with any goods, wares, or merchandise, time heretofore appointed by law, and the court shall except upon a destination to some port or place in the then be holden under the powers, duties, rules, and regisland of Cuba or Porto Rico, without giving bond, with ulations heretofore prescribed by law, approved security, in double the value of the vessel and Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all process, cargo, that the said cargo, or any part thereof, shall not pleadings, motions, suits, and business, heretofore begun, be landed in either of the said islands; which bond shall pending, and undetermined, shall stand continued, valid, be cancelled on producing of certificate from an Ameri- and adjourned over to the said next term of said court to can consul that the said cargo has been landed elsewhere, be holden on the said third Monday in March next, then bona fide, and without intention to reship it for a port in to be proceeded in, as if regalarly returnable to, notified, one of the said islands.
or set, for that term. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary Approved, June 30, 1834. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized, from time to time, to estimate the said additional tonnage duty, AN ACT to prohibit the corporations of Washington, and to give directions to the officers of the customs of the Georgetown, and Alexandria, in the District of ColumUnited States for the collection of such duties, so as to bia, from issuing promissory notes or bills of any deconform the same to any variation which may take place nomination less than ten dollars, after the period there. in the discriminating duties levied on the cargoes of in mentioned, and for the gradual withdrawal from cir. American vessels in the said port of Havana.
culation of all notes or bills. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That, whenever the Be it enacled, &c., That it shall not be lawful for the President of the United States shall be satisfied that the corporations of Washington, Georgetown, or Alexandria,
in the District of Columbia, or either of them, after the to Lewis Banezakiewitz and his associates, being two hun. first day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, to dred and thirty-five exiles from Pôland, transported to issue any promissory note or bill of a less denomination the United States by the orders of the Emperor of Austhan ten dollars: Provided, That it shall not be lawful for tria, thirty-six sections of land, to be selected by them, either of the corporations aforesaid to make or issue any under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, in new promissory note or bill, after the passage of this act, any three adjacent towships of the public lands which of a less denomination than ten dollars.
have been or may hereafter be surveyed, situated with Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That each and all the in the limits of the State of Illinois or the Territory of corporations aforesaid shall annually withdraw from cir- Michigan. culation and destroy promissory notes or bills respective- Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the ly issued by either of them of a less denomination than duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to obtain an authenten dollars, so as to effect a reduction one-fifth per annum ticated list of the names of the aforesaid two hundred and of the amount which each corporation may have in circula- thirty-five Polish exiles, und cause the same to be filed tion of the said notes or bills; and render an account at and recorded in the office of the Commissioner of the each session to Congress, showing the amount withdrawn General Land Office. and extinguished as aforesaid, and the balance still in cir- Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That immediately culation.
after the said thirty-six sections of lard shall be surveyed Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That, on failure of and located in the manner prescribed in the first section either or all of the corporations aforesaid to comply of this act, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the with the requirements of the second section of this act, Treasury to cause the said thirty-six sections to be divi. it shall not thereafter be lawful for the corporation or corded into 'equal parts among the said two hundred and porations, so failing, to issue any promissory note or bill thirty-five Poles, by lot, under such regulations as the of a less denomination than ten dollars.
said Secretary may prescribe. Approved, June 30, 1834.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall be law
ful for each and every of the said grantees to enter upon AN ACT for the relief of sundry citizens of the United and take possession of the respective lots of land assigned
States who have lost property by the depredations of to them and each of them; and, after the expiration of certain Indian tribes.
ten years, the said grantees, respectively, shall be entitled Whereas the claims of sundry citizens of the United States said: 'Provided, that the said grantees shall, during the
to a patent for the lot of land assigned to them as afore. for Indian depredations committed by Indians, were, by said term of ten years, without intermission, actually an act of Congress passed the third day of May, one inliabit and cultivate the said township of land in the ratio thousand eight hundred and thirty, referred to the of one settlement for every five hundred acres thereof; Third Auditor of the Treasury for examination and ad. and on due proof of such habitation and cultivation to justment; and as it fully appears, from the report of the Secretary of the Treasury, and of the payment into that officer, that he was not in possession of the neces- the proper land office of the minimum price per acre, sary information by which to govern him in an equita- at the time of such payment, within the said term of ten ble adjustment of said claims: Therefore, Be it enacted, foc., That the claims above alluded to, otherwise.
years, patents shall be granted as aforesaid, and not which are contained in the report of the Third Auditor,
Approved, June 30, 1834. made twenty-third February, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, and the claim of Joseph Bogy, for depre- RESOLUTION providing for the distribution of the Didations committed on his property by the Choctaw In.
plomatic Correspondence of the United States, from dians, be, and the same is hereby, submitted to the Sec
ibe peace of seventeen hundred and eighty-three, to the retary of War for examination and final adjustment, who
fourth of March, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine. is hereby directed to be governed in his decisions by the
Resolved, &c., That the copies of the “ Selection of the provisions of the fourteenth section of the act of March Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States between thirtieth, eighteen hundred and two, entitled " An act to the peace of seventeen hundred and eighty-three, and the regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and fourth of March, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine,” to preserve peace on the frontiers;” and by treaty, stipy published in virtue of an act of the fifth of May, eighteen lations with any of the Indian tribes mentioned, applicable hundred and thirty-two, in continuation of the Diplomatic to any of the cases: Provided, That no limitation of time Correspondence of the Revolution, be distributed and for presenting claims under that act shall bar any of the disposed of, under the direction of the Joint Library Com. claims herein mentioned: And provided, further, That if it mittee, in manner following, viz: shall appear, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of War,
To each person who received a copy of the Diplomatic that any of the depredations aforesaid were committed by Correspondence of the Revolution, and who shall apply Indians who had been removed by the United States from to the Clerk of the House of Representatives for the contheir own country, and located within the limits of the tinuation of the same, one copy; then Territory of Missouri, upon lands to which the In
To the library of each institution to which a copy of dian title had been extinguished, and in the vicinity of said the Diplomatic Correspondence of the Revolution was claimants; in all such cases the depredations so committed sent, one copy; shall be deemed sufficient to establish the claim of the
To Jared Sparks, editor of the Diplomatic Correspondindividual or individuals sustaining such loss for the value ence of the Revolution, one copy; of property so plundered or destroyed.
To Edward Livingston, under whose direction, as Sec. Sec. 2. And be il further enacted, That the Secretary of retary of State, the selection aforesaid was made, one War shall cause to be paid to each individual whose claim
copy shall be established under the provisions of this act, the Sec. 2. And be it further resulved, That twenty-five amount thereof, out of any money in the Treasury not copies of the work aforesaid, and of any other work or otherwise appropriated.
works printed by order or at the expense of the United Approved, June 30, 1834.
States, shall be placed at the disposition of the Joint Li
brary Committee, to be by them disposed of, in return for AN ACT granting land to certain exiles from Poland.
donations to the Library of Congress. Be it enacted, &c., That there be, and is hereby, granted Approved, June 19, 1834.
RESOLUTION for distributing returns of the last census. RESOLUTION manifesting the sensibility of the two
Resolved, &c., That the Librarian of Congress be author. House of Congress and of the nation, on the occasion of ized to deliver to each member of the present Congress, the decease of General Lafayette. who was not a member of the last Congress, two copies Resolved, &c., That the two Houses of Congress bave of the return of the last census of the inhabitants of the received, with the profoundest sensibility, intelligence of United States, and that it may be lawful for the said mem- the death of General Lafayette, the friend of the United bers to tranmit the said copies, free of postage, by mail. States, the friend of Washington, and the friend of liberty. Approved, June 19, 1834.
2. And be it further resolved, That the sacrifices and ef.
forts of this illustrious person, in the cause of our country RESOLUTION giving the right of way through the prop- during her struggle for independence, and the affectionate
erty of the United States at Harper's Ferry, to the interest which he has at all times manifested for the sucWinchester and Potomac Railroad Company.
cess of her political institutions, claim from the GovernResolved, &c., That the President of the United States ment and the people of the United States, an expression of America be, and he is hereby, authorized to convey to of condolence for bis loss, veneration for his virtues, and the Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company, free of gratitude for his services. charge, the right of way through the property held by the 3. And be it further resolved, that the President of the United States at Harper's Ferry, (and at present not im- United States be requested to address, together with a proved,) if in his opinion it should not be inconsistent
with copy of the above resolutions, a letter to George Washingthe public service; and, also, on the same terms, so much ton Lafayette, and the other members of the family, asof the ground between the arsenal and the Shenandoah suring them of the condolence of this whole nation in their river, and near its junction with the Potomac, as may be irreparable bereavement. deemed consistent with the public interest; to be used for 4. And be it further resolved, that the members of the the benefit of the said company in the deposite and accom- two Houses of Congress will wear a badge of mourning modation of the trade of said Winchester and Potomac Rail. for thirty days, and that it be recommended to the people road Company only; and for no other purpose whatever. of the United States to wear a similiar badge for the same Provided, nevertheless, that the said railroad shall be so period. located, in the judgment of two or more skilful engineers 5. And be it further resolved, That the Halls of the of the army of the United States, who may deputed by Houses be dressed in mourning for the residue of the the President of the United States to make such location, session. as not to impede or injure, in any manner, the future im- 6. And be il further resolved, That John Quincy Adams provement of the navigation of the river Shenandoah, by a be requested to deliver an oration on the life and characlock and dam navigation, or by extending a canal along ter of General Lafayette, before the two Houses of Con. the left bank thereof to the river Potomac, or to the canal gress at the next session. now constructed along the left bank of the said river. Approved, June 26, 1834.
Approved, June 23, 1834.