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July 2, 1836.
Chap. CCLIII.—An Act to regulate the compensation of certain officers of revenue cutters.

Compensation to captains, &c. of revenue cutters.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in lieu of pay, rations, and all other allowances now authorized by law to the captains and first, second, and third lieutenants of the revenue cutters of the United States, there shall be allowed and paid, quarterly, from and after the passage of this act, to each captain, at the rate of twelve hundred dollars per annum; to each first lieutenant, at the rate of nine hundred and sixty dollars per annum; to each second lieutenant, at the rate of eight hundred and sixty dollars per annum; to each third lieutenant, at the rate of seven hundred and ninety dollars per annum.

Approved, July 2, 1836.

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July 2, 1836.
Chap. CCLIV.—An Act making appropriations for the suppression of Indian hostilities and for other purposes.

Balance of appropriation of 1,000,000 dollars of April 29, 1836, ch. 57, applicable to payment, &c.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the balance of the appropriation of one million of dollars, made by the act of April twenty-nine, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and now remaining in the Treasury, shall be, and the same is hereby, made applicable to the payment of any expenditures authorized by the said act, and rendered necessary by the calling out by the President of the United States, of any part of the militia or volunteers of the United States for the suppression or prevention of any Indian hostilities.

To defray expenses, &c.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of two millions four hundred thousand dollars shall be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to defray any expenses which have been or may be incurred in preventing or suppressing the hostilities of any Indians, by calling out, under the direction of the President of the United States, any part of the militia or volunteers according to the provisions of the constitution and laws; which sum, if expended, shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War,1795, ch. 9.
1832, ch. 64.
1836, ch. 44.
conformably to the provisions of the act of Congress of January second, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, of the act of April fifth, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, making appropriations for the support of the army, and of the act of March nineteen, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, providing for the payment of volunteers and militia corps in the service of the United States.

Approved, July 2, 1836.

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July 2, 1836.
Chap. CCLV.—An Act to grant to the New Orleans and Nashville Rail-road Company, the right of way through the public lands of the United States.
Right of way granted.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be, and is hereby granted to the New Orleans and Nashville Rail-road Company incorporated by the several States through which the said road is intended to pass, the right of way through such portion of the public lands as remain unsold,Proviso. Provided, That the portion of the public lands occupied therefor, shall not exceed eighty feed in breadth; that the route of the said road shall be surveyed and designated through the public lands, by plain marks, or monuments, and copies of the notes of survey, with a plat or plats thereof, and a description of the said landmarks or monuments and their connection with the prior official surveys of the adjacent lands, be transmitted to the General Land Office in Washington, within sixty days after the said surveys and plats are completed, and that they be completed within two years from the date of this act.