TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess.III. Ch. 101. 1843. 645 For materials and work for bulkhead frames and doors and windows Capitol. in the cellar of the Capitol, two hundred and twenty-one dollars. For marble basin at the fountain on the terrace of the Capitol, one Fountain. hundred and twenty dollars. For pay of James Kelly, amount allowed him by the commissioners J. Kelly. under the resolution of Congress, fifty dollars and forty-four cents. For preparing and publishing charts, and otherwise carrying into Charts of the effect the act of August twenty-six, one thousand eight hundred and <·>?¢Pl¤fi¤z expe- forty-two, for publishing an account of the discoveries of the exploring dm"' expedition, under the supervision and direction of the Joint Committee lm' °h' M on the Library, twenty thousand dollars. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That in case the sum appropriated APl’u°¤'~i°¤ vf for any object of contingencies, should be found more than sufficient to ;2;°Q,?,f,,f‘,§’,§'°' meet the expense thereby contemplated, the surplus may be applied un- P ' der the direction of the head of the proper department, to supply the deficiency of any other item in the same department or office: Provided, Proviso. That the expenditure for newspapers and periodicals shall not exceed the amount specifically appropriated to that object by this act, except in the State Department. - Approved, March 3, 1843. "‘“"‘ Snrurs HI. Gun. CI.——An det for the relief of the Stockbridge tribe of Indians, in the Ter- Much 3_ 1843- ritory of VWskonsan. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 1 i i United States of America in Congress assembled, That the township of Land reserved land, containing twenty-three thousand and forty acres, (or whatever f°¤'_Sl°°kbFidB*= quantity now remains to them,) lying on the east side of Winnebago mw b° lake, in the Territory of Wisconsin, which, by the proviso of a treaty i . made with the Menomonie Indians on the seventeenth day of February, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-one, and ratified on the ninth day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, was reserved for the use of the Stockbridge tribe of Indians, and which, by a subsequent treaty with the Menomonie tribe, bearing date twenty-seventh October, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and ratilied thirteenth March, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, was further secured to the said Stockbridge tribe of Indians, may be partitioned and divided among the diiferent individuals composing said tribe of Stockbridge Indians, and may be held by them, separately and severally, in fee simple, after such division shall have been made in the manner hereinafter mentioned. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, for the purpose of making Iloard or compartition and division of said lands among the individuals of said tribe m*°;¤°?§:°d;;’i_ of Stockbridge Indians, a board of commissioners shall be constituted, gsnfhcw ,,0,,, to consist of five of the principal or head men of said tribe, a majority stituted. of whom shall constitute a quorum to do business, whose duty it shall be to make a just and fair partition and division of said lands among the members of said tribe, or among such of them as, by the laws and customs and regulations of said tribe, are entitled to the same, and in such proportions and in such manner as shall be consistent with equity and justice, and in accordance with the existing laws, customs, usages, or agreements of said tribe. _ Sec. 3. And be it farther enacted, That, for the purpose of, electing Manner of or choosing said board of commissioners, a meeting of said tribe Shall glggggslggeml be held at their church or principal public place, on the reservation of land aforesaid, on the first Monday in April, eighteen hundred and forty- three, at which all the male members of said tribe, overthe age of twenty-one years, shall be allowed to vote for such commissioners; andthe said five commissioners shall then and there be elected or chosen by the said tribe, by a majority of the whole number of such voters then
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