ACTS OF THE THIRTEENTH CONGRESS or rm: UNITED STATES, Passed at the third session, which was begun and held at the City q` Washington, in the District of Columbia, on the nineteenth day of Sqztember, 1814, and ended on thejburth day of Jllarch, 1815. James MADISON, President of the United States; Ermnrncu Gmmur, Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate; Joni: Gnrrmann, President of the Senate pro tempore, from the first of December, 1814; LANs1J0N Cuevas, Speaker of the House of Representatives. STATUTE III. CHAP. I.—J)n det further to extend the right of wfrage, and to increase the Oct. 25, 1814. number of members of the legislative cowncil in the Mississignii territory. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives ey" the United ch£L"°3'§nl;3"‘ States of America, in Congress assembled, That each and every free white ` male person, being a citizen of the United States, who shall have attained the age of twenty-one years, and who shall have paid a county or territorial tax, and who also shall have resided one year in said territory previous to any general election, and be at the time of any such election a resident thereof, shall be entitled to vote for members of the I·House of Representatives, and a delegate to Congress, for the territory aforesaid: any thing in the ordinance or in any act relative to the government of said territory to the contrary notwithstanding. _ _ Sec. 2. And be it farther enacted, That the House of Representatives A<;d*¤<;_¤¤lh of the territory aforesaid be, and they hereby are authorized, to nomi- ;;:h°:f:c°r ° nate eight persons, being citizens of the United States, to the President council to be of the United States, four of whom shall be appointed members of the ¤PP°¤¤*°d· legislative council for said territory, in addition to the number already provided, any act or ordinance to the contrary notwithstanding. Approved, October 25, 1814. S·r·1u·u·i-r: III. Cr-ru. I1.--An Act further extendingthe time forlocating Virginia military land Nov. 3, 1814. warrants, and for returning the surveys thereon to the general land ohiee. (b) _"_—"" Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 16A;=g1%*` Diagih States of America, in Congress assembled, That the officers and soldiers bmcegf gmt of the Virginia line, on continental establishment, their heirs or assigns, soldiers in vn-. entitled to bounty lands within the tract reserved by Virginia, between z¤¤¤? l¤¤:»l¢>¤ the Little Miami and Sciota rivers, for satisfying the legal bounties to her f;',;,;';;;;,, officers and soldiers upon continental establishment, shall be allowed a iowsd s furtherfurther term of three years, from and after the passage of this act, to ob- time- (a) An act to enable the people of the western part of the Mississippi territory to form a consM· tion and state government, and for the admission of such state into the union on an equal footing with the original states, March 1, 1817, ch. 23. (b) See notes of acts relating to the sale of public lands north-west of thiliiger Ohio, vol. i. 464.
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