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THIRTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Rus. 3, 4, 5. 1849. 791 RESOLUTIONS. [No. 3.] -.8 Resolution to defray £;p,;r;s;s"of certain Chmpewa Indians and Feb, 22, 1849, Resolved by the Senateand House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of six Apprcgrintiou thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated out of any "}§‘h§ money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of deliegation of deh-aying the expenses of a certain delegation of Chippewa Indians gl;:f]’°t‘;“W I}'; and their interpreter, in coming to Washington city upon business of gngmm as their tribe with the government of the United States, and their expenses whilst engaged in such business in the city, and on their return home; the money to be paid into the hands of the chiefs of said delegation, or to an agent to be appointed by the Secretary of War, at his option, to conduct said Indians on the way home as far as Detroit, who shall be allowed a reasonable compensation for such services out of the money appropriated as aforesaid. Approved, February 22, 1849. [No. 4.] —Joint Resolution Concerning the Settlement of the Accounts of William Feb. 22, 1849. Speiden, Purser in the Nvay of the United States. *‘—*‘- By the Senate and House of*Representatives of the United States of America in Chngress assembled, That the accounting officers of $¤¢_p¤g¤ 146 the treasury, under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy, be, £?5u;2§e;5;°;:Q and they are hereby, authorized to settle the accounts of William rolled. Speiden, purser in the navy of the United States, and to credit him with such portion of the amount of the provisions, clothing, small stores, and money, and such other things as belong appropriately to the custody of the pursers' department, with which he stands charged on the books of the Fourth Auditor of the Treasury, as they shall be satisfied was inevitably lost with the loss of the United States vessel Peacock, at the mouth of the Columbia River, in eighteen hundred and forty-one, and that he be fully exonerated, by such credit, from all liability on account of the provisions, clothing, small stores, money, and any other articles with which he stands charged, proved to have been lost on board said vessel. Approved, February 22, 1849. [No. 5.] —Joint Resolution for the Relief of John B. Ncvilt. of Adams Coamty, Feb. 22, 1849. Mississippi. ‘_""‘““_'*" Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be the duty Commissioner of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, within six months after the passage of this joint resolution, to cause an accurate survey guyygy to be