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Arrearages of pay due Georgia militia.For arrearages of pay due to a battalion of Georgia militia, for service on the frontiers of Georgia and Florida, in eighteen hundred and forty, and eighteen hundred and forty-one, seventy-eight thousand four hundred and ninety-five dollars and ninety-two cents;

Quartermaster’s Department.
Appropriations for preventing and suppressing Indian hostilities.
Act of March 19, 1836, ch. 44.
For the Quartermaster’s Department, the sum of four hundred and forty thousand and forty dollars; that being the amount required in addition to the amount appropriated at the last session of Congress; which last sums of money for preventing and suppressing Indian hostilities, are to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War, conformably to the acts of Congress of the nineteenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and the acts therein referred to;

Surveys.For surveys in reference to the military defences of the frontier, inland and Atlantic, thirty thousand soldiers;

Arrearages.For arrearages due for roads, harbors, and rivers, where public works and improvements have hitherto been made, and for the protection of public property now on hand at these places, and for arrearages for surveys and completing maps authorized by1839, ch. 83. act of March third, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, forty thousand dollars;

Siote for a national armory.For the defraying the expenses of selecting a suitable site on the Western waters for the establishment of a national armory, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars; and the President of the United States is hereby authorized to cause such selection to be made, and to communicate all the proceedings which may be had therein to the Congress of the United States, to be subject to its approval;

Defense of the Northwestern lakes.For the construction or armament of such armed steamers or other vessels for defence on the Northwestern lakes, as the President may think most proper, and as may be authorized by the existing stipulations between this and the British Government, one hundred thousand dollars.

Approved, September 9, 1841.

Statute Ⅰ.

Sept. 9, 1841.
Chap. XVIII.—An Act to provide for placing Greenough’s Statue of Washington in the Rotundo of the Capitol, and for expenses therein mentioned.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Accounts of H. Greenough, to be settled, how. That the accounts of Horatio Greenough for expenses incurred in the execution of the pedestrian statue of Washington, authorized by a resolution of Congress, February thirteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and the accounts and charges for freight of the same to the United States, be settled under the direction of the Secretary of State, according to the rights of the claimants under their several contracts liberally construed:Proviso. Provided, That not more than six thousand five hundred dollars shall be allowed the said Greenough in the event that the Secretary of State, under such construction as aforesaid, shall consider him entitled to charge the same; and not more than eight thousand six hundred dollars for the freight aforesaid, and detention of the ship, and for an iron railing around the statue, including the sum of fifteen hundred dollars assumed to be paid by the said Greenough in addition to the original contract as made by Commodore Hull; and the sum of fifteen thousand one hundred dollars, or as much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the purposes aforesaid.

Appropriation for erecting the statue.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of five thousand dollars, or as much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, for the purpose of removing the said statue from the navy yard at Washington, and for erecting the same in such part of the Rotundo of the Capitol, as may be deemed best adapted for the same by the Secretary of the Navy, in accordance with the joint resolution of Congress