SIXTEENTH CONGRESS. S¤ss.II. Ch.7,9,10. 1821. 255 S*n·1·¤·rs II. Cru?. VII.-An Act for the realty" cy" Perley Keyes and Jason Fairbanks. Jpn, H, 1g2r_ Be it enacted, &c., That the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to cancel and give up a certain Bond in which bond, heretofore executed to the United States by one Samuel Whittle- 'l’°Y ?'§_¤“'°· sey, late a paymaster of militia in the state of New York, and the said hdzgtleselgdg Perley Keyes and Jason Fairbanks, as sureties of the said Whittlesey: be cancelled. Provided, That the said Keyes and Fairbanks shall first execute another P . bond to the said United States, with sufficient sureties, to be approved r°"°°' of by the said Secretary of the Treasury, for what shall appear to be due to the said United States, payable, with interest, in two years from the passing of this act. Approved, January 11, 1821. l Scusruu II. Cru}. IX.-dn Act for the relief of Margaret Perry. hm 1.,, ,82,. Be it enacted, &·c., That the Secretary of the Department of War W be, and he is hereby, directed to issue to Margaret Perry, a land warrant W,,,,,,,, ,-0,, for the bounty land to which her son, William Valiant, a soldier, who bounty land to died in the service of the United States, would have been entitled had b° i¤°¤°d*° hefhe lived. Approved, January 17, 1821. """` Srusuata II. CHA?. X.-Jin Act to irwmporate the Columbian College in the District of Feb. 9, 1821. Columbia. ""·‘*—···— Be it enacted, dw., That there be erected, and hereby is erected and established, in the District of Columbia, a college, for the sole and ex- Object of the clusive purpose of educating youth in the English, learned, and foreign ¤¤U¤z¤· languages, the liberal arts, sciences, and literature; the style and title of' which shall be, and hereby is declared to be, “The Columbian College in the District of Columbia/’ Sec. 2. And be it jhrrher enacted, That the said college shall be Government. under the management, direction, and government of a number of trus» tees, not exceeding thirty-one, to be elected trienniall y, by the contribu- _T¤`i¢¤¤i¤l¢l•=¤· tors to the said college, qualified to vote, in such manner, and under "°"°‘ such limitations and restrictions, as may be provided by the ordinances of the college, on the first Monday in May; and that the first trustees of the said college shall consist of the following persons, viz: Obadiah B. Brown, Luther Rice, Enoch Reynolds, Josiah Meigs, Spencer H. Cone, Daniel Brown, Return J. Meigs, Joseph Gibson, Joseph Cone, Thomas Corcoran, Burgis Allison, Thomas Sewall, and Joseph Thaw: which said trustees, and their successors, shall forever hereafter be, and bEf““‘“‘f;.° they are hereby declared to be, one body politic and corporate, with y P° w' perpetual succession, in deed and in law, to all intents and purposes whatsoever, by the name, style, and title of “The Columbian College c,, 0,,,,,,,,, in the District of Columbia ;" by which name and title, they, the said mayrliold protrustees, and their successors, shall be competent and capable, at law P°“Y· and in equity, to take to themselves and their successors, for the use of the said college, any estate, in any messuage, lands, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels, moneys, and other effects, by gift, grant, bargain, sale, conveyance, assurance, will, devise, or bequest, of any person or persons whatsoever: Provided, The same do not exceed, in the Proviso. whole, the yearly value of twenty-five thousand dollars; and the same messuages, lands, tenements, hereditaments, and estate, real and personal, to grant, bargain, sell, convey, assure, demise, and to farm let, and place out on interest, for the use of the said college, in such manner as to them, or at least nine of them, shall seem most beneficial to
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