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this is an amendment shall have died in the service, and his horse, saddle, bridle, or equipments, shall have been turned over to an officer, or other person, for the benefit of the United States, by order of the officer commanding, and not restored to the representative of the deceased or paid for by the United States.

Approved, October 14, 1837.

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October 14, 1837.
Chap. VI.—An Act for the relief of D. P. Madison.

Act of July 7, 1838, ch. 264.
The right to publish in foreign countries, for her own benefit, the manuscript debates on the constitution, and the nett avails of any such publication ordered by her, to be all conveyed to Mrs. Madison.
Proviso.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and requested to cause to be executed, a grant and re-conveyance to Mrs. D. P. Madison, her executors, administrators, and assigns, of the right to publish in foreign countries, for her own benefit, the manuscript debates of the Convention which formed the Constitution of this Government, as well as the nett avails of any such publication which may have been ordered by her: Provided, however, That she shall not be allowed to withdraw from the possession of the Government either of the copies of said debates which accompanied her conveyance.

Approved, October 16, 1837.

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October 16, 1837.
Chap. VII.—An Act making an additional appropriation for the suppression of Indian hostilities for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven.

$1,600,000 appropriated, under direction of the Secretary of War, conformably to acts 19th March and 2d July, 1836, ch. 44, 254, and acts therein referred to.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the further sum of one million six 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: to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War, conformably to the acts of Congress of the nineteenth of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and the second of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and of the acts therein referred to.

Approved, October 16, 1837.

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October 16, 1837.
Chap. VIII.—An Act authorizing a further postponement of payment upon duty bonds.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,The Secretary of the Treasury authorized to grant such further extension of credit on bonds, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, authorized to grant such further extension of credit upon all bonds for duties now outstanding as shall make the whole extension of credit upon each bond nine months from the time when the original bond became due and payable, making the extension in each case to depend upon the same conditions as to additional security, the payment of interest, and other terms, which have been prescribed by the Treasury Department, to the extension of revenue bonds since May last:Proviso. Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to include any existing bonds where the parties to the same have not, since the bonds became payable, given additional security, or made part payment, and are, by the proper officers of the Government, considered insolvent, or unsafe securities for the payment of their bonds.

A credit of 3 and 6 months to be allowed on the duty on all merchandise imported before 1st Nov. next, upon which the duties are payable in cash.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That a credit of three and six months shall be allowed on the duty on all merchandise which shall have been or may be imported on or before the first day of November next, upon which the duties are payable in cash, and that the bonds received for such duties shall be payable in equal instalments, bearing