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of latitude on the north, extending from the Great Miami to the Little Miami, so as to comprehend the proposed quantity of one million of acres: Provided,Not to interfere with Indian boundary, &c. That the northern limts of the said tract shall not interfere with the boundary line established by the treaty of Fort Harmar, between the United States and the Indian nations; And provided, also,Reservation of certain lands. that the President reserve to the United States such lands, at and near Fort Washington, as he may think necessary for the accommodation of a garrison at that fort.

Approved April 12, 1792.




April 13, 1792

Chap. ⅩⅩⅠ.—An Act to compensate the corporation of trustees of the public grammar school and academy of Wilmington, in the state of Delaware, for the occupation of, and damages done to, the said school, during the late war.


Compensation to public grammar school and academy at Wilmington.Be it enacted, &c., That, as am indemnification to the corporation of rustees of the public grammar school and academy of Wilmington, in the state of Delaware, for the use and occupation of the said school, and the damages done to the same by the troops of the United States, during the late war, there be granted to the said corporation of trustees a reasonable compensation, payable out of any unappropriated money in the treasury of the United States, which compensation shall be ascertained by the accounting officers of the treasury.

Approved, April 13, 1792.




April 21, 1792

Chap. ⅩⅩⅤ.—An Act authorizing the grant and conveyance of certain lands to the Ohio Company of Associates.


Certain tract of land contracted for in 1787.
Act of May 5, 1792, ch. 30.
Act of March 2, 1793, ch. 34.
Be it enacted, &c., That a certain contract expressed in an indenture executed on the twenty-seventh day of October, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, between the then board of treasury for the United States of America, of the one part, and Manasseh Cutler, and Winthrop Sergeant, as agents for the directors of the Ohio Company of Associates, of the other part, so far as the same respects the following described tract of land; that is to say: “Beginning at a station where the western boundary line of the seventh range of townships, laid out by the authority of the United States in Congress assembled, intersects the River Ohio; thence extending along that river southwesterly to a place where the western boundary line of the fifteenth range of townships, when laid out agreeably to the land ordinance passed the twentieth day of May, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, would touch the said river; thence running northerly on the said western bounds of the said fifteenth range of townships, till a line drawn due east to the western boundary line of the said seventh range of townships, will comprehend, with the other lines of this tract, seven hundred and fifty thousand acres of land, besides the several lots and parcels of land in the said contract reserved or appropriated to particular purposes; thence running east to the western boundary line of the said seventh range of townships, and thence along the said line to the place of beginning,” be and the same is hereby confirmed: Confirmed, and President U. S. to grant letters patent in the name of Rufus Putnam, &c.And that the President of the United States be, and he hereby is, authorized and empowered to issue letters patent in the name and under the seal of the United States, thereby granting and conveying to Rufus Putnam, Manasseh Cutler, Robert Oliver, and Griffin Green, and to their heirs and assigns, in fee simple, the said described tract of land, with the reservations in the said indenture expressed, in trust for the persons composing the said Ohio Company of Associates, according to their several rights and interests, and for their heirs and assigns, as tenants in common.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted,To grant one other tract to  That the President be, and he hereby is, further authorized and empowered, by letters patent as afore-