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662 TWENTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 85, 87. 1833. to which this is a supplement, shall be extended to and embrace in its operations, cvcry claim to a donation of land in the state of Missouri, held in virtue of settlement and cultivation ; and the commissioners appointed under the. above-recited act, shall proceed to consider, decide, aud report upon tha aforesaid claims, under the provisions of the several acts of Congress heretofore passed in relation to said claims, and under such provisions and restrictions of the act to which this is a supplement, as may be applicable thereto. Testimony no Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for b° ***1****- the recorder and commissioners aforesaid, to continue to take the testimony of all such claims as heretofore described, for and during the term of two years, from the date of the act to which this is a supplement, any law to the contrary notwithstanding. Armzovmn, March 2, 1833. S·r.u·urs II. "`—_" March 2, 1833. Cru?. LXXXV.- An Act authorizing the remmml of the of ae of surveyor gene- ""`"" ral of public lands south af Tennessee. P¤Ui¤ l¤¤d· Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rqpresentatives of fhc United ‘;?};k'gm°v°d States of America, in Congress assembled, That after the iirst day of April 8 Il- . next,the officc of the surveyor general of public lands south of Tennessee, shall be kept at Jackson, the scat of government of the state of Mis- SISSI pn. Presentation Sic. 2. And be it further enacted, That all accounts for surveys of
- L;;°;°““‘s f°' public land in the state of Louisiana, not approved before the first day
y ° of April next, shall be presented with the proper returns of such surveys, to the 0H50c of the surveyor general of public lands for the state of Louisiana, for settlement and allowance. Am-novnn, March 2, 1833. Suwu: II. "°""`°" March 2, 1833. Cum. LXXXVII.-¤dn Act fo mriend an act, entitled " dn act to grant a quanlity “"""'"`_* of Iaml to the sfaie ¢y" Illinois, for Unc purpose of aiding in opening a canal in connect the waters mf Illinois river with those of Lake M?chiga1z," and to allow further time to the state of Ohicfvr commencing the Miavni canal from Dayton to Lake Erie. (11) Mt of M¤r¤h Be ii enacted by the Senate and House of Represmtatives of the United Ziff]; glfggd States of America, in Congress assembled, That the lands granted to the to mmm_ state of Illinois by the act to which this is an amendment, may be used and disposed of by said state, for the purpose of making a railroad instead of a canal as in said act contemplated ; and that the time for commencing and completing said canal or railroad, whichever the state of Illinois may choose to make, be and is extended five years; Provided, That if a railroad is made in place of a canal, the state of Illinois shall be subject to the same duties and-mbligations, and the government of the United States shall be entitled to, and have the ame privileges on said railroad, which they would have had through the canal, if it had been opened. 0},50 wml_ Sm. 2. And be itjhriher enacted, That the further time of five years bc allowed the state of Ohio to commence the Miami canal from Dayton to Lake Eric, in addition to the time now allowed therefor by law. Approved, March 2, 1833.
(a) An act to authorize the state of Illinois to open a canal through the public lands to connect the Illinois river with Lake Michigan, March 30, 1822, ch. 14. An act to authorize the selection of certain Wabash and Erie Canal lands in the state of Ohio, June ‘ 30, 1834, ch. 137. • An act to grant certain lands to the state oflndiana., tho better to enable the said state to extend and complete the Wabash and Erin Canal fiom Terre Haute to the Ohio river, March 3, 1845, ch. 42.