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required to make, on or before the first day of its of the United States in the new acquired terriDecember next, a full report to the Secretary of tory of Louisiana, out of any moneys in the the Treasury of all claims that have been, or may Treasury not otherwise appropriated. be laid before them for lands held by warrant of Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That Major survey and improvement in cases where the claim. General Lafayette be, and he is hereby, authorized ants were minors, and not heads of families, at and empowered to locate and survey the lands the time such warrants were issued, with the cir- allowed him by the fourth section of an act, encumstances which occasioned the issuing of such titled "An act to revive and continue in force an warrants, and the validity which has been con- act in addition to an act, entitled 'An act in addisidered as attached to the same.
tion to an act regulating the grants of land approSec. 10. And be it further enacted, That, for priated for military services, and for the Society the purpose of carrying this act into effect, a sum of United Brethren for propagating the Gospel not exceeding twenty thousand dollars, shall be, among the Heathen, and for other purposes,” on and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid any lands, the property of the United States, in out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise the Territory of Orleans; and on presenting the appropriaied.
survey of the said land to the Secretary of the Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That the Treasury, the President of the United States is execution of so much of the twelfth section of hereby authorized to issue letters patent to the the act to which this act is a supplement, as ex- said Major General Lafayette for the quantity of cepts "such town lots, not exceeding two, in the lands allowed by the said act. town of Natchez, and such an out-lot adjoining Approved, March 27, 1804. the same, not exceeding thirty acres, as may be the property of the United States, to be located by the Governor of the Mississippi Territory for Resolution to instruct the Joint Committee of Enrolled the use of Jefferson College," be, and the same
Bills to wait on the President of the United States, is hereby, suspended until the end of the next ses- respecting a variance between an engrossed and ension of Congress.
rolled bill. Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That trans- Resolved, by the Senate and House of Reprecripts of the records of the British' province of sentatives of the United States of America in ConWest Florida, to claims for land therein, and gress assembled, That the Joint Committee for which have been delivered to the Government of Enrolled Bills be instructed to wait on the Presithe United States, may be produced as evidence, dent of the United States, and lay before him the and shall be entitled to the same weight in any engrossed bill, entitled "An act for the relief of court of the United States, as if the same had the captors of the Moorish armed ships Meshouda, been delivered, or shall be delivered to either of and Mirboha," with the several amendments therethe Registers of the land offices in the Mississippi to, as the same was finally passed by both Houses Territory, before the last of March, one thousand of Congress; and to staie the variance between eight hundred and four, anything in this act, or the said engrossed bill and the enrollment thereof, in the fifth section of the act to which this is a as approved by the President, and to request that supplement, to the contrary notwithstanding. he will cause the said enrolled bill to be returned
Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That the to the House in which it originated, for the pursum of three thousand dollars be, and the same pose of rendering the said bill conformable with is hereby appropriated, for the purpose of extend- ihe engrossed bill and the amendments thereto, ing the external commerce, and exploring the lim- as passed by the two Houses of Congress.
TO THE PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE FIRST SESSION OF
THE EIGHTH CONGRESS.
Bank of the United States, a bill in relation to
the, received -
Bankruptcy, a bill to repeal an act respecting, re-
pay for extra services, presented
117, 131, 204
(See Revolutionary War.)
219 Breckenridge, Mr., of Kentucky, remarks of, on
the Louisiana Treaty
255 on a proposed amendment to the Constitu-
258 Brown, John, of Kentucky, elected President of
Butler, Mr., of S. Carolina, remarks of, on the pro-
posed amendment to the Constitution 85, 207
tinue the act respecting, received and re-
278 Cape Lookout. (See Light-houses.)
237 Clerks in the office of the Secretary of the Senate,
240 resolution to allow extra compensation to,
237 Cocke, Mr., of Tennessee, remarks of, on the
on an amendment to the Constitution
259 Coles, John, a bill for the relief of, received 223
Senate Proceedings and Debates.
Courts of the United States. (See Judiciary.)
220 Doorkeepers, resolution to make an additional al-
230 resolution to pay them a certain extra sum 306
Drawbacks, a bill to allow, of duties on goods,
wares, &c., transported by land, received
articles, and for collecting light-money, re-
27 Election of President and Vice President, reso-
218 lution respecting the, referred to commit-
a bill to amend the act relative to, reported 268
Message from the President in answer to a
call of the Senate for information on the
228 Freeman, Constant, petition of, asking to be ad-
mitted to the benefits of the acts respecting
refugees, read and referred to the commit-
tee on the petitions of Martha Seamans
300 French Spoliations, a bill respecting, received
Gahagan, William, petition of, asking a deduc-
tion in the price of certain lands, read and
239 Glen, Henry, petition of, asking compensation
300 Habersham, John, a bill for the relief of, received 278
135, 192 Hazen, Moses, a bill for the relief of the heirs of,
postponed until next session
237 Henrick, brig. (See Danish brig.)