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TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Suss.II.l. Ch.89. 1843. 623 sissippi, the section of said line lying between that stream and the river Des Moines being the northern boundary line of said reservation. Approved, March 3, 1843. AP»J .4. s" YI C 0 UDZCOTCETT H1 l110C6C 8t7`E(lli iw8T! r Xvrrx rz at r wz f · · r in t S“”""“ m' Cline United States and Great Brgliain, concluded!/atéi*Vashi}€"gtori on the gin;/t driy March 3· 1843* of August, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two. p Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States rj` America in Congress assembled, That the commis- Commissioner signer to be appointed on the part of the United States for the purpose *0 M appointed of running, tracing, and marking certain parts of the boundary line be. Q§’,;‘{,'f,3f‘,‘,l,;‘Q“"‘ tween the United States and the British possessions in North America, liue—hissalri’ry. according to the sixth article of the treaty between the United States and Great Britain, concluded on the ninth of August, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, shall be allowed and paid a salary at the rate of three thousand dollars per annum; and the said commissioner Commissioner may employ a clerk, who shall be allowed and paid a salary at the rate ¤ll°w¢d¤¤l¤fkof one thousand five hundred dollars per annum: Provided, That the Promo salaries of said officers shall not commence until they shall have been ` severally ordered into service. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for' the Oniesrs of the President of the United States to cause any one or more of the officers *°PQK¤Pl¤l¤¤l of the corps of topographical engineers, as the public service may re- f,:€;'::§y;“d°{° quire, to be employed to aid and assist the said commissioner in run- assist the com-‘ ning, tracing, and marking the said line. m¤$¤¤°¤¢¤'· Sue. 3. And be it further enacted, That for the payment of the Appropriation said salaries, and for other expenses of said commission, including the {g;::?;?:;;; purchase or repair of instruments, wages to persons employed, and other ` contingencies, there be appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the sum of three hundred Apprqprialicn thousand dollars he, and the same is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be paid in equal ° moieties to the States of Maine and Massachusetts, in conformity with the provision of the fifth article of the said treaty. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Accounts of proper eflicers of the treasury to audit and pay the accounts of the M°,[|“°**¤d l,Yl¤¤· States of Maine and Massachusetts for all claims for expenses incurred by them in protecting the heretofore disputed territory on the north- to be apdited eastern frontier of the United States, and making a survey thereof, as md Paulprovided by the fifth article of said treaty; and the sum of, not exceed- A,,,,,.,,,,,.,,,,,,,,, ing ten thousand seven hundred and ninety-two dollars and ninety-five tlicrefor._ cents for Massachusetts, and two hundred and six thousand nine hundred and thirty-four dollars and seventy-nine cents for Maine, is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, in satisfaction of the said accounts. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That il; shall be the duty of the prlggilsgsagslig President of the United States, in execution of the provisions of the appiged ,0,},,, Glghth article of said treaty, to apply so much of the naval appropria- execption olgtpn tions as may be necessary therefor, to the preparation, equipment, and ‘ ° maintenance of the naval force therein stipulated to be employed on the coast of Africa by the United States. APPROVED, March 3, 1843.