Specific appropriations.That for the purpose of carrying into effect a treaty between the United States and the Ottoway, Chippeway, Wyandotte and Pottawatamie nations of Indians, concluded at Detroit on the seventeenth day of November, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, the following sums be, and the same hereby are appropriated, in conformity with the stipulations contained in the said treaty, that is to say:
Ten thousand dollars to be paid to the said nations in the following proportions:
To the Ottoway nation three thousand three hundred and thirty-three dollars thirty three cents and four mills.
To the Chippeway nation three thousand three hundred and thirty-three dollars thirty-three cents and four mills.
To the Wyandotte nation one thousand six hundred and sixty-six dollars sixty-six cents and six mills.
To the Pottawatamie nation one thousand six hundred and sixty-six dollars sixty-six cents and six mills; and the further annual sum of two thousand four hundred dollars, to be paid to the said nations in the following proportions:
To the Ottoways eight hundred dollars.
To the Chippeways eight hundred dollars.
To the Wyandottes four hundred dollars: and to such Pottawatamies as now reside on the river Huron of Lake Erie, the river Raisin, and in the vicinity of the said rivers, four hundred dollars.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the several sums appropriated by this act, shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, February 19, 1808.
Accounts of persons having claims against the U. States for expenses authorized in the inquiry into the conduct of John Smith, (Senator) to be settled and paid.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the accounting officers of the treasury be, and they are hereby directed to audit and settle the accounts of all persons who may have claims against the United States, for expenses incurred in the inquiry into the conduct of John Smith, a Senator of the United States, from the state of Ohio, as an alleged associate of Aaron Burr; which expenses may have been authorized by the committee of inquiry, or by order of the Senate: Provided, that the said accounts shall have been first certified by the chairman of the committee, or by the secretary of the Senate.
Per diem allowance to witnesses.
Appropriation.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That to every witness before the said committee of inquiry, or before the Senate upon the said inquiry, there shall be allowed and paid for every day’s attendance thereon, the sum of three dollars. And to defray the said expenses, there is hereby appropriated the sum of five hundred dollars, to be paid from any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, February 10, 1808.