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Statute II.


March 3, 1819.
Chap. XC.—An Act to authorize the Secretary of War to convey a lot of parcel of land, belonging to the United States, lying in Jefferson county, in the state of Virginia.

The Secretary of War authorized to convey Keep-Tryst Furnace, &c. upon terms conducive to the interest of the United States.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized to convey, by deed, in fee simple, to a certain John Peacher, a lot, or parcel of land, with the appurtenances belonging to the same, lying in Jefferson county, in the state of Virginia, called the Keep-Tryst Furnace, and containing two hundred and twenty-one acres, belonging to the United States, upon such terms as he may think most conducive to the interest of the United States;The money to be deposited in the Treasury. and the money arising from the sale thereof to deposit in the treasury of the United States.

Approved, March 3, 1819.


Statute II.


March 3, 1819.
Chap. XCI.—An Act to authorize the Secretary at War to appoint an additional agent for paying pensioners of the United States, in the state of Tennessee.

Act of April 24, 1816, ch. 68.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, from and after the passing of this act, the Secretary for the DepartmentThe Secretary of War to appoint an additional agent, to pay pensions in E. Tennessee. of War be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint an agent, in addition to the one already appointed in the state of Tennessee, under the act of the twenty-fourth of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, for the purpose of paying pensioners of the United States,His duties the same, &c. residing in East Tennessee; whose duties shall be, in all respects, similar to those appointed under the aforementioned act.

Approved, March 3, 1819.


Statute II.


March 3, 1819.
Chap. XCII.—An Act to designate the boundaries of districts, and establish land offices for the disposal of the public lands not heretofore offered for sale in the states of Ohio and Indiana.
Act of April 24, 1820, ch. 49.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the sale of the unappropriated public lands in the state of Ohio,Act of March 2, 1821, ch. 12. to which the Indian title is extinguished, the following districts shall be formed, and land offices therefor established: All the public lands,Act of May 8, 1822, ch. 124. as aforesaid, lying between the western boundary line of the state of Ohio,Districts and offices for the sale of lands to which the Indian title is extinguished, in Ohio. and a north and south line to be drawn at forty-eight miles east of the said boundary line, and bounded on the south by the Indian boundary, established by the treaty of Greenville, and on the north by the northern boundary of the state of Ohio, shall form a district, for which a land office shall be established at Piqua: And all the public lands, as aforesaid,District and land office at Piqua. lying between the above-described district and the western limits of the Connecticut Reserve and Canton land district as first established, and bounded on the south by the Indian boundary established by the treaty of Greenville,District and land office at Delaware. and on the north by the northern boundary of the state of Ohio, shall form a district for which a land office shall be established at the town of Delaware.Districts and offices for the sale of lands to which the Indian title is extinguished, in Indiana. And for the disposal of the unappropriated public lands in the state of Indiana, to which the Indian title is extinguished, the following districts shall be formed, and land offices established: All the public lands as aforesaid, to which the Indian title was extinguished by the treaties concluded at St. Mary’s, in the month of October, eighteen hundred and eighteen, lying east of the range line, separating the first and second ranges, east of the second principal meridian, extended north to the present Indian boundary, and