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668 TWELFTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 4, 6, 8. ISI]. Appropriation balance of the former appropriations made to purchase books for theusc gQ{]gfS}“°°*¤**d of Congress, there shall be appropriated the sum of one thousand dollars yearly for the term of five years; to be paid out of any monies in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and expended under the direction of a joint committee, to consist of three members of the Senate and three members of the House of Representatives, to be appointed every session of Congress, during the continuance of this appropriation. Avvnovmn, December 6, 1811. Snrurm I. -—-— Dec. 12, 1811. CHAP. IV.--An Act extending the time for opening the several La/nd-qjiccs catab· " ‘@® lished in the territory of Orleans. Further time Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United “u°VZ°d {°' d States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the sixth section 3,2]:38 anof an act, entituled "An act providing for the final adjustment of claims to Act or Feb. lands and for the sale of the public lands in the territories of Orleans and 1% ¤8¤»¤l¤· 14- Louisiana, and to repeal the act passed for the same purpose and approved February sixteenth, one thousand eight hundred and eleven," as directs that the several land-offices established in the territory of Orleans shall be opened on the first day of January and on the lirst day of February, one thousand eight hundred and twelve, be, and the same is hereby repealed. Lndwmccs Sec. 2. And be it farther enacted, That the said land-offices shall, tube opened on respectively, be opened on such day or days as the President of the $*3* b‘;°Y5€si” United States shall, by proclamation, designate for that purpose; and ,,,,);,1 by tfé the public land shall, in every other respect, be offered for sale at the President. said offices in the same manner as is directed by the aforesaid act. Armovmi, December 12, 1811. S·rA·ru·r I. """“"" Dm 12, ISN_ CHAP. VI.—An.x2ct albwingfurthzr time for compkting Ihe payments cm certain

 lands held by right of pre-empties, in the   territory.

purchase,, ai, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United l¤w¢d until the Statesqf America in Cbngress assembled, That all the purchasers of ?§*3°fg)““::Hj public lands, by right of pre-emption in the Mississippi territory, who pim,},,,;, p,y_ have made payment of their first instalment of the purchase money, be ments- allowed until the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, to complete the payments on their lands, respectively, any law to the contrary notwithstanding. Arvnovzp, December 12, 1811. Snrvru I. . Dec- l2» 1811- CHAP. VIII.-A·n Act to authorize the surveying and marking of ccrfain roads, in

 the slate   Ohio, as contemplated by the treaty of Browmtown in the territory

Act of April ‘?f M°’"€“”· 16, 18s6p @-53- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of R epresenfatives of the United m§§g; 3-mgt States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the river Miami or United States be, and hereby is authorized to appoint three commisf·v;*;:mE;i:e gl; sioners, who shall explore, survey and mark, by the most, eligible course, connecucht N_ a road from the foot of the rapids of the river Miami of Lake Erie, to serve. the western line of the Connecticut reserve, and a road to run southwardly from Lower Sandusky to the boundary line established by the treaty of Greenville, which said road shall be sixty feet in width; and C,,mm,s,,0,,_ the said commissioners shall make out accurate plats of such surveys, ers’ repomo be accompanied with field notes, and certify and transmit the same to tho

;’ “’° President of the United States, who, if he approves of said surveys, shall

' cause the plats thereof to be deposited in the office of th_e treasury of the United States; and the said roads shall be considered as established and accepted, pursuant to the treaty held at Brownstown, in the terri-