United States Statutes at Large/Volume 4/18th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 182
Act of March 3, 1823, ch. 30.
Act of 26, 1824, ch. 175.
The powers given to, &c., the register and receiver of the land office south of Red River, Louisiana, by the act of March 3, 1823, extended.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the powers given to, and duties required of, the register and receiver of the land office south of Red river, in the state of Louisiana, by the act of the third of March, eighteen hundred and twenty-three, entitled “An act providing for the examination of the titles to land in that part of the state of Louisiana, situated between [the] Rio Honda [Hondo] and the Sabine river,” be extended to all that tract of country, known and called by the name of “The Neutral Territory,” lying east of the present western boundary of Louisiana, and west of the limits to which the land commissioners have heretofore examined titles and claims to land in said state; and in the examination of claims to land within the aforesaid limits, the register and receiver shall, in all respects, be governed by the provisions of the aforesaid act.
The register and receiver to receive each 200 dollars.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the register and receiver of said land offices shall, severally, receive, as a full compensation for the duties required of them by this act, the sum of two hundred dollars, whenever they shall have finished the business required to be performed by them, by this act, and the act to which this is a supplement, and have forwarded their reports to the Secretary of the Treasury.
Approved, May 26, 1824.