United States Statutes at Large/Volume 4/19th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 34

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2821813United States Statutes at Large, Volume 4 — Public Acts of the Nineteenth Congress, 2nd Session, Chapter 34United States Congress

March 2, 1827.

Chap. XXXIV.An Act supplementary to “An act to perfect certain locations and sales of the public lands in Missouri,” passed April the twenty-six, [sixth,] one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two.

Act of April 26, 1822, ch. 40.
The location of lands for the relief of the inhabitants of the late county of New Madrid, to be perfected into grants.
Act of Feb. 17, 1815, ch. 45.
Act of July 9, 1832, ch. 180, and notes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the locations of lands heretofore made according to law, by virtue of warrants issued under the act of Congress, passed the seventeenth day of February, one thousand eight hundred [and] fifteen, for the relief of the inhabitants of the late county of New Madrid, in the Missouri territory, who suffered by earthquakes, in lieu of lots and out lots, in and adjacent to the villages of New Madrid and Little Prairie, and not exceeding six hundred and forty acres in the whole to any one sufferer, shall be perfected into grants in the manner prescribed by the last mentioned act of Congress, any construction thereof to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved, March 2, 1827.