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An act making appropriations for carrying into effect a treaty between the Unitei
States and the Chickasaw tribe of Indians.
The surveyor gen. eral of the public
(EXTRACT.) SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the ands south of Ten duty of the surveyor general of the public lands south of nesseer ve yeuse. Tennessee to cause to be surveyed and laid out, in the fandy ceded by the same manner as is provided by law for the other public lands
in the Mississippi Territory, so much of the lands ceded to within the Missis- the United States by the Cherokees and Chickasaws as lies sippi Territory,
within the said Territory; and the President of the United The President au States is hereby authorized, whenever he shall think it lish a land office, proper, to establish a land office for the sale of the said lands, ango receiver and to appoint a register of the same, and a receiver of the
public moneys accruing from the sale of the said lands, whose respective emoluments and duties shall be the same as those of the registers and receivers of the other land offices in the said Territory.
Approved, March 3, 1807.
[See Part II, No. 64, 641, 642, 668, 670.]
An act to amend an act entitled “An act making further provision for military
services during the late war."
[EXTRACT.) Relinquishment of Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That in all cases where entitles children of the child or children of a regular soldier, deceased, have the regular soldiers to
right, under the laws of the United States, to relinquish their bounty in land for five years' half pay, the said child or children shall be entitled to the same amount as is given by the act to the widows of the militia soldiers who died in service during the late war, viz: four dollars per month.
Approved, March 3, 1817.
(See Part II, No. 9i.]
Definitive treaty of peace between the United States of America and his Britan
(EXTRACT] Art. 2. And that all disputes which might arise in future and their Territo on the subject of the boundaries of the said United States
may be prevented, it is hereby agreed and declared that the
The boundaries of the United States
ries defined and admited.
following are and shall be their boundaries, viz: from the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, viz : that angle which is formed by a line drawn due north from the source of St. Croix river to the highlands ; along the said higblands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence from those which fall into the Atlantic ocean, to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut river; thence, down along the middle of that river, to the forty-fifth degree of north latitude ; from thence, by a line due west on said latitude, until it strikes the river Iroquois or Cataraquy; thence, along the middle of said river, into Lake Ontario, through the middle of said lake until it strikes the communication by water between that lake and Lake Erie; thence, along the middle of said communication, into Lake Erie, through the middle of said lake until it arrives at the water communication between that lake and Lake Huron ; thence, along the middle of said water communication, into the Lake Huron ; thence, through the middle of said lake, to the water communication between that lake and Lake Superior ; thence, through Lake Superior, northward of the isles Royal and Philipeaux, to the Long Lake; thence, through the iniddle of said Long Lake and the water communication between it and the Lake of the Woods, to the said Lake of the Woods ; thence, through the said lake, to the most northwestern point thereof, and from thence, on a due west course, to the river Mississippi ; thence, by a line to be drawn along the middle of the said river Mississippi, until it shall intersect the northernmost part of the thirtyfirst degree of north latitude. South, by a line to be drawn due east from the determination of the line last mentioned, in the latitude of thirty-one degrees north of the equator, to the middle of the river Apalachicola or Catahouche; thence, along the middle thereof, to its junction with the Flint river; thence, straight to the head of St. Mary's river; and thence, down alorg the iniddle of St. Mary's river, to the Atlantic ocean. East, by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the Bay of Fundy to ils source, and from its source, directly north, to the aforesaid highlands which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence; comprehending all islands within twenty leagues of any part of the shores of the United States, and lying between lines to be drawn due east from the points where the aforesaid boundaries, between Nova Scotia on the one part and East Florida on the other, shall, respectively, touch the Bay of Fundy and the Atlantic ocean, excepting such islands as now are or heretofore have been within the limits of the said province of Nova Scotia.
(See Part II, No. 997.)
THE GENERAL PUBLIC ACTS OF CONGRESS
RELATING TO THE
SALE AND DISPOSITION OF THE PUBLIC LANDS.
- 455, 528, 529
- 441, 472, 543
484, 198, 505, 524, 531
Army, continental, lands set aside for the officers and soldiers of
Of confirmed claims entitled to patents
Back lands, the inhabitants of Louisiana authorized to enter
- 499, 531, 536
- 33, 99, 127, 133, 164
- 56, 66, 100, 102, 128, 133, 164, 509
- 63, 66, 94, 99
425, 493, 509, 535
225, 233, 235, 249
215, 308, 309, 396
148, 175, 334, 366, 367
- 262, 292, 340