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AN ACT GRANTING TO THE TERRITORY OF DAKOTA SECTION THIRTY-SIX, IN TOWN-
1 for school purposes.
June 16, 1880.
21 Stat. L., 290.
Land granted to
Be it enacted, &c., That section thirty-six, in township number fifty-six north of range number ninety-four west, in the county of Yankton, Ter- Dakota for insane ritory of Dakota, be, and the same is hereby, granted to said Territory for the purposes of an asylum for the insane;
And that there be, and is hereby, granted to said Territory one section for school purof land, in lieu of said thirty-sixth section, for school purposes; said poses. section to be selected by the governor of said Territory from any of the public lands subject to private sale or entry. Such selection, when so made, shall be certified by the said governor to the surveyor-general of said Territory and to the officers of the local land-office of the district in which such land may be situated; and from the filing of such certificate said land shall be withdrawn from private sale or entry, and shall be held as a portion of the lands granted to said Territory for school purposes. [June 16, 1880.]
AN ACT RELATING TO MACHINISTS IN THE NAVY.
Machinists honorably discharged from Navy since - not prevented from re-enlisting.
pay in lieu of other extras, &c.
June 16, 1880.
21 Stat. L., 290.
Be it enacted, &c., That all men now serving in the Navy who may be discharged as machinists, with continuous-service certificates entitling orably discharged them to honorable discharge, and those discharged in the said rating November 20, 1879, from Navy since with such certificates since the twentieth day of November, eighteen to receive onehundred and seventy-nine, shall receive one-third of one year's pay as third of year's pay a machinist for each good conduct badge they have received, or may in lieu of other exreceive, not exceeding three in number under the said certificates, the tras, &c. said gratuity to be received in lieu of re-enlistment as a machinist under such certificate, and to be in full and in lieu of all claims against the United States in connection therewith, for extra pay for re-enlisting, or for continuous service, or for enlistment as a petty-officer; and the amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this act is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated:
Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to prevent the re-enlistment of machinists in the Navy. [June 16, 1880.]
not prevented from re-enlisting.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE SIXTH SUB-DIVISION OF SECTION THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED AND
Dealers in leaf-tobacco who purchase only of planters who produce the same, &c., to pay $5 special tax.
June 16, 1880.
21 Stat. L., 291.
Dealers in leaf
"Provided further, That dealers in leaf-tobacco (other than retail dealers as defined in the seventh sub-division of the section) who do not deal tobacco who purin leaf tobacco otherwise than to sell, or offer for sale, or consign for sale chase, &c., only of
on commission, to an amount not exceeding twenty five thousand pounds in any one special-tax year, only such leaf-tobacco as they purchase or receive in the hand directly from farmers or planters who have produced the same on land owned, rented, or leased by them, or received the same as rent from their tenants, who have produced the same on such lands, shall each be required to pay for carrying on such business a special tax of five dollars only.
If any person who has paid such special tax shall be found to have purchased or received and sold, or consigned for sale on commission, more than twenty-five thousand pounds of leaf-tobacco, such as is herein provided for, in any one special-tax year, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue is authorized and directed to assess such person an amount of tax equal to the difference between the special tax paid by him and the special tax of twenty-five dollars hereinbefore imposed upon a dealer in leaf tobacco". [June 16, 1880.]
June 16, 1880.
21 Stat. L., 291.
1861, Jan. 29, ch. 20 (12 Stat. L., 126).
14 Stat. L.. 687.
Account to be
AN ACT TO CARRY INTO EFFECT THE SECOND AND SIXTEENTH ARTICLES OF THE
1. Account to be stated of money received by
2. Amount to be credited to trust fund.
Whereas by the act for the admission of the State of Kansas into the Union, approved January twenty ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, the United States granted to said State the sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections of every_township of public lands in said State", but especially provided that the lands embraced within the Indian reservations in said State should not be alienated for any purpose, except with the consent of the Indians of such reservations, and in accordance with the conditions of the treaty authorizing such alienation; and
Whereas, by the treaty between the United States and the Great and Little Osage Indians, proclaimed January twenty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, a trust was created for the disposal of the lands of said Indians in the State of Kansas, the metes and bounds of which said lands are specifically set forth in said treaty, by which the United States bound itself to survey and sell any and all of such lands, "at a price not less than one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, as other lands are surveyed and sold”, and to place" the proceeds of such lands as they accrue, after deducting all expenses incident to the proper execution of the trust, Treasury of the United States to the credit of said tribe of Indians"; and Whereas it is claimed that under the operation of the treaty herein referred to there are moneys due, both on account of grants and sales of lands, which have not been placed to the credit of said Indians, as provided for in said treaty: Therefore,
Be it enacted, &c.
[SECTION 1], That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized stated of money re- and directed to cause an account to be stated of the number of acres of ceived by United the Osage lands in the State of Kansas that have in any way been alienStates from sale of Osage trust lands. ated by the United States, either by the act of January twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty one, entitled "An act for the admission of Kansas into the Union", or since the creation of the trust for the sale of these lands by the treaty between the United States and the Great and Little Osage Indians, proclaimed January twenty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and of the money received by the United States on account of the sales of such lands, and to certify the difference be tween the sum so received and the sum that would be due said trust at the date of the account herein provided for had all of said lands so alienated been disposed of as provided for by said treaty.
SEC. 2. That a sum of money equal to the amount certified by the Amount to be Secretary of the Interior, in pursuance of the foregoing section, to the credited to trust Secretary of the Treasury, is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, which the Secretary of the Treasury is directed to place to the credit of the Secretary of the Inte rior, as custodian of said trust funds, and, after defraying the cost of survey and sale of said lands and other expenses contracted by the United States or the Osage Nation in the execution of said trust, the balance of said funds shall be placed in the Treasury of the United States, to the credit of said Indians, to be invested and distributed in accordance with existing treaties:
Like account to dian-civilization fund, &c.
Provided, That a like settlement shall be made with the Indian-civilization fund for the sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections, given by the be stated of InUnited States to the State of Kansas, within the limits of the Osage lands ceded by the first article of the treaty aforesaid. [June 16, 1880.]
AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT OF THE
June 16, 1880.
21 Stat. L., 292.
Be it enacted, &c.
PURCHASE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SEEDS, AND SO FORTH.
An equal proportion of three-fourths of all seeds, plants, and cuttings Seeds, &c., to be shall, upon their request, be supplied to Senators, Representatives and supplied to memDelegates in Congress for distribution among their agricultural con- bers of Congress stituents, or shall by their direction be sent to their constituents; and the persons receiving such seeds shall inform the department of the results of the experiments therewith:
SEC. 2. The Commissioner of Agriculture is hereby directed and required to account and report to the proper accounting officers of the Agriculture; when Treasury, in the same manner and at the same times, as the heads of to account and report to accounting executive departments of the government are now required by law to officer. account and report.
SEC. 3. That all acts or parts of acts inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. [June 16, 1880.]
R. S., § 528.
AN ACT TO CONSTITUTE A JOINT COMMISSION FOR CARRYING INTO EFFECT THE CON-
NOTE.-(1) The articles of the treaty referred to in this resolution are printed hereinafter, at page —.
claims of citizens
Be it enacted, &c.
[SECTION 1], That the President shall nominate, and by and with the settlement of advice and consent of the Senate appoint a Commissioner, on the part of either France or of the United States, to hear and decide, conjointly with the CommisUnited States sioner to be appointed on the part of the French Republic and the third against the other Commissioner to be appointed by His Majesty the Emperor of Brazil, the claims comprehended in the provisions of the convention of January fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, between the United States and the French Republic.
Treaty, p. 632.
- how paid.
SEC. 2. That the compensation of the said commissioner on the part of the United States shall be at such rate, not exceeding eight thousand dollars a year in money of the United States, as may be determined by agreement between the executive departments of this government and of the French Republic.
The compensation of said third Commissioner to be determined according to the provisions of said Convention not to exceed eight thousand dollars a year shall be paid as to one half part thereof by the United States.
The compensation of the Secretary to be appointed on the part of the United States under the provisions of the said Convention shall be at such rate, not exceeding three thousand dollars a year in money of the United States, as may be determined in the manner aforesaid. Agent on behalf SEC. 3. That the President be, and hereby is, authorized to appoint of United States to a suitable person as agent on behalf of the United States to attend the be appointed, &c. Commissioners, to present and support claims on behalf of this gov ernment, to answer claims made upon it, and to represent it generally in all matters connected with the investigation and decision thereof; the compensation of such agent, not to exceed five thousand dollars a year, shall be determined by agreement between the executive departments of this government and of the French Republic.
-contingent expenses of.
The President is hereby authorized to make such provision for the contingent expenses of the Commission, and for the taking of testimony on the part of the United States to be used before the same, as to him shall appear reasonable and proper.
To defray the above mentioned expenses, salaries and compensations and to permit the agent of the United States to collect and produce such needful testimony on the part of this government, there is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary under the provisions of this act, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State, with the approval of the President
SEC. 4. That the Commissioner on the part of the United States, in to make rules and conjunction with the other commissioners appointed under the provisregulations. ions of the said convention is hereby authorized to make all needful rules and regulations for conducting the business of the Commission; such rules and regulations not contravening the Constitution of the United States, the provisions of this act or the convention.
Papers, records, SEC. 5. That the Secretary of State is hereby authorized and reand documents to quired to transmit to the Commissioners through the Agent on the be furnished to part of the United States, such papers and records relating to the commissioners and Commission as he may deem proper or as may be called for by the Commissioners; and at the termination of the Commission all the records, documents and other papers which shall have been brought before the Commissioners, or which may be in possession of their Secretaries, shall be deposited in the Department of State:
-copies; when Provided, That this section shall not be so construed as to prevent may be deposited the Commissioner on the part of the United States or of the French in State Depart- Republic from depositing in the Department certified copies or duplicates of papers produced on behalf of his government, instead of originals.
be taken, &c.
SEC. 6. That upon suggestion by either party that a witness whose testimony is deemed important, refuses or is unwilling to testify, it depositions may shall be competent for the Commissioners to issue a commission to some suitable person to take the testimony of such witness, who, if in the United States, may be compelled to appear and testify in the same manner as is now provided by law in the case of Commissions issued from the courts of the United States. [June 16, 1880.]
JOINT RESOLUTION TOUCHING THE HOT SPRINGS RESERVATION IN THE STATE OF
Time extended for entering Hot Springs lots, &c.
Jan. 14, 1880.
21 Stat. L., 299.
1877, March 3,
Resolved, &c, That the time allowed the Secretary of the Interior to instruct the United States land officers at Little Rock, Arkansas, under for entering Hot section ten of the act of March third, eighteen hundred and seventy- Springs lots, &c. seven, entitled "An act in relation to the Hot Springs reservation in ch. 108, § 10. the State of Arkansas", be extended for the period of sixty days from the passage of this resolution, and all further proceedings under said act be suspended until that time. [January 14, 1880.]
JOINT RESOLUTION FOR PRINTING THE AMERICAN EPHEMERIS AND NAUTICAL ALMANAC
Feb. 11, 1880.
21 Stat. L., 301.
1. American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac; 2. Copies for sale, and proceeds of sale to be dehow printed and distributed.
posited in Treasury.
[SECTION 1], That there shall be printed annually at the Government Printing Office fifteen hundred copies of the American Ephemeris and Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac and of the papers supplementary thereto, of which how printed and one hundred shall be for the use of the Senate, four hundred for the distributed. House of Representatives, and one thousand for the public service, to R. S., § 436. be distributed by the Navy Department.
SEO. 2. That additional copies of the Ephemeris and of the Nautical Copies for sale. Almanac extracted therefrom may be ordered by the Secretary of the Navy for sale:
Provided, That all moneys received from such sale shall be deposited in the Treasury to the credit of the appropriation for public printing. [February 11, 1880.]
proceeds of sale to be deposited in Treasury.
JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR PAYMENT OF WAGES TO EMPLOYEES IN THE
Employés of Government Printing Office to have Salaried officers not to have additional pay. certain holidays with pay.
-to be paid only when employés of other depart
April 16, 1880.
21 Stat. L., 304.