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58 Sale to continue open six weeks ib.
59 Lands unsold at public, to be
sold at private sale

ib.

60 Lands which have been surveyed
in the western district of Orleans
territory, except section No. 16, a
township for a seminary, Salt
Springs, &c. to be offered for sale
on the same terms as those in the
Mississippi Territory
61 Sales to continue open three
weeks

185

ib.

See Compact, 7.

Salt Springs.

1 One near the Scioto, and as many
contiguous sections as are equal to
a township, and all other Salt
Springs and sections, including
them, in the territory north-west
of the Ohio, reserved for the future
disposal of the United States
2 The President to cause those on
the Wabash to be worked at the
expence of the United States, or
leased for a term not exceeding
three years

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187

3 Those in Indiana with certain con-
tiguous sections to each, reserved
for future disposal
See sales of public lands, 34, 60. In-
truders, 11. Private claims, 55.
Ohio, 3. Commissioners, 30. See
note in page 187.

Schools.

See Public Schools.

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Secretary of the Treasury.
1 His duty in regard to the public
lands

186

137

2 Authorized by the act of 10th
May, 1800, to prescribe such re-
gulations as to him may appear
necessary, in the manner of keep-
ing books and accounts of sales of
public lands

155

3 To have the books of the officers
of the land office examined once a
year, and the balance in the hands
of the receivers ascertained
See superintendants of sales, 1. Pri-
vate claims, 31, 32, 38.

159

Sections,

Half, and quarter sections; princi-
ples on which their boundaries and
contents shall be ascertained
See surveying, 9, 10, 13, 14, 21, 23,
25, 29. Sales of public lands, 15,
25, 26, 31, 33.

Settlers

On public lands.

See intruders, 5, 7, 13, 15. Ancient
French and Canadian in the Illi-
nois, &c. See donations, 1, 2, 3.
Pre-emption, 18, 25. Private claims,
9, 21, 47. Sales of public lands, 36.

Shawnee Town.

1 A tract of land in the Illinois ter-
ritory, including the, to be laid off
into lots and streets, &c. and sold
as other public lands in said terri-
tory
256
2 But no in-lot to be sold for less
than $8, nor out-lot for less than
$5 per acre
.. 257

South-Carolina,

1 Convention between, and Georgia,
for settling boundaries between the

two states

168

Sinking Fund.

The nett proceeds of the sales of
the public lands in the Western
territory of the United States, ap-
propriated to the

138

28

Special Sales
North of the river Ohio.

26

2 Deed of cession of territory by to
the United States

43

Steubenville,

A land office established at.
See land offices, 5.

Sparks, Richard,

Allowed to enter his claim with the
register of the district, west of
Pearl river, after the time therefor
had elapsed

297-8

236

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197

Superintendants of Sales.

143

1 For lands remaining unsold of the
seven ranges, and directed to be
sold by the act of 18th May, 1796,
the Secretary of the Treasury ap-
pointed a superintendant at Phila-
delphia, and the governor or secre-
tary of the Western territory, and
such person as the President shall
appoint at Pittsburg
2 The register of the land office,
and either the said governor or
secretary at Cincinnati and Chili-
cothe, of sales directed there, un-
der the act of 10th May, 1800 . 148
3 The said governor, or secretary
or surveyor general at Marietta. ib.
4 Compensation to the aforesaid su-
perintendants
5 The registers and receivers at
Chilicothe, Marietta, Zanesville,
Steubenville, and Cincinnati, for
the sale of the reserved sections, &c.
under the act of 26th March, 1804,
and 3d March, 1805
6 The same superintendants for re-
served sections remaining unsold,
under the act of 29th February,
1808

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158-601

161

7 And for certain lands directed to
be sold in the military tract by the
act of the 3 March, 1803 . . 174
8 The surveyor general or governor
of the Indiana territory and the re-
gisters and receivers respectively,
for sales in said territory, at De-
troit, Vincennes, and Kaskaskia,
under the act of the 26th March,
1804, and 3d March, 1805 . 175-6
9 Compensation to the last mention-
ed superintendants
10 Governor of the Michigan ter-
ritory to be a superintendant of
sales at Detroit in lieu of the go-
vernor of the Indiana territory
11 The register and receiver at Jef-
fersonville for certain sales there
under the act of 3d March, 1807 178
12 Their compensation
ib
13 The registers and receivers at
Cincinnati and Vincennes, of sales

177

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directed under the act of 30th
April, 1810, of lands acquired by
the treaty of Fort Wayne, of the
30th September, 1809, and their
compensation
179-80
14 The governor of the Mississippi
territory, the surveyor of the Unit-
ed States, and the registers of the
land offices in said territory, of
sales directed therein under the
act of 3d March, 1803 . . . 181
15 Compensation to said superin-

176

tendants

182
16 The registers and receivers, of
sales of lands ceded by the Chero-
kees and Chickasaws, under the
act of 15th June, 1809
17 Their compensation as superin-
tendants

188

184

18 The register and receiver of the
Western district of Orleans Terri-
tory and the principal deputy sur-
veyor of sales directed therein un-
der the act of the 21st April, 1806 185
19 Compensation to said superin-
tendants

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See Surveyor General, 3.

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Surveying.

The territory north-west of the
Ohio to be laid off into townships
six miles square, by lines at the
cardinal points and numbered
from south to north progressively 130
2 The ranges to be distinguished
by progressive numbers to the
westward, the first range from
Ohio to Lake Erie to be number 1 130
3 Mode of running and marking
the lines

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the ordinance of 20th May, 1785,
to be laid off into townships six
miles square by lines at the cardi-
nal points, and numbered. 130, 140
8 Corners of subdivisions to be
marked differently from the town-
ships

9 One-half of said townships alter-
nately to be subdivided into sec-
tions, by parallel lines running
each way at the distance of every
2 miles, and marking corners at
the end of every mile
10 Manner and order of numbering
the sections .

ib.

ib.

11 All lines to be marked on trees
and measured with a standard
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12 The whole expence of survey-
ing not to exceed $3 per mile
145, 148, 166
13 Certain townships west of Mus-
kingum, which by the act of the
10th May, 1796, had been direct-
ed to be sold in quarter townships,
to be subdivided into half sec-
tions by running parallel lines
through the same each way at one
mile's distance, and marking half
sectional corners on the east and
west lines and mile corners on the
north and south lines
14 And those east of that river,
which have not been divided into
sections, to be so run and marked
pursuant to the directions of the
said act of 18th May, 1796
15 Error in the exterior lines of
townships causing excess or defi-
ciency provided for

147

ib.

148

16 Sections, &c. sold prior to 10th
May, 1800, to be run in the man-
ner most consistent with the sup-
posed boundaries of the same at
the time of sale
165-6
17 Purchasers under that act inter-
fered with thereby, may withdraw
their entries, and enter any other
vacant sections
166

18 The Surveyor General to cause
all the public lands north of Ohio
and east of the Mississippi to be
divided into townships 6 miles
square, and subdivided as is di-
-rected for the lands north west of
the Ohio and above the mouth of
the Kentucky river.

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24 Public lands in the Mississippi
territory and private claims for
which certificates have been gi-
ven by the commissioners to be
surveyed.

171

25 The public lands to be divided
into townships and subdivided in-
to half sections in the mannner
directed for the lands north-west
of the Ohio and above the mouth
of Kentucky river

ib.
26 Plots to be transmitted to the
Registers and the Secretary of
the Treasury
ib.
27 Expence not to exceed four dol-
lars per mile, and that of private
claims to be paid by the claimants ib.
28 Tracts claimed under complete
Spanish grants to be surveyed at
public expence
29 Such of the public lands in the
Orleans territory as the President
saall expressly direct, to be sur-
veyed in the manner directed for
the lands of the United States
north-west of the river Ohio and
above the mouth of Kentucky
River

172.

166 30 All the unappropriated lands in

172.3.

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32 Two plats to be returned, one
to the Secretary of the Treasury
and the other to the Secretary of
the Indiana territory
33 Private claims to be designated

ib.

ib.

thereon

196

34 Tract for satisfying military
bounties to be laid off north-west
of the Ohio and west of the seven
ranges
35 To be divided into townships 5
mile square, by running, marking
and numbering the exterior lines,
and marking corners at the dis-
tance of two and an half miles
from each other
36 Principles on which the corners,
boundaries and contents of the
townships and quarter townships
in the military tract, as they have
been surveyed, shall be ascertain-
ed and established
37 The actual plat and survey re-
turned by the Surveyor-General
of the quarter townships, &c. in
said tract, to be conclusive as to
quantity

ib.

198

See Commissioners, 18, 19, 20, 33.
Private Claims, 58.

202

cording to the general provisions
for surveying the public lands
north-west of the Ohio river, &c. 172-3
See deputy surveyor, 12, 13. Super-
intendants of sales, 14.

Surveying Districts

1 To be laid off by the Secretary
of the Treasury

S And a deputy Surveyor appointed
in each

See Deputy Surveyors.

Surveyor General

1 To be appointed for the lands ly-
ing north-west of the river Ohio
and above the mouth of Kentucky
river

2 His powers and duties
3 He shall cause a description of
the whole lands surveyed to be
made out and returned to the su-
perintendants of sales
4 His compensation

5 His powers extended over all the
public lands north of the Ohio and
east of the Mississippi . . 166
6 To ascertain by astronomical ob-
servations the position of important
points

ib.

7 His powers extended over all the
. . 169
public lands in Louisiana
See Surveying, 18, 20. Boundaries
5. Commissioners, 32 Deputy Sur-
8.
veyors, Superintendants of
Sales, 3, 8.

166

ib.

Surveyor

1 Of the public lands south of the
State of Tennessee, to be appoint-
ed.
171

ib.

2 To perform all such acts as are
directed to be done by the surveyor
general in relation to the lands
north-west of the Ohio, &c.
3 His powers extended over all the
public lands in the Orleans terri-
172
tory
4 To cause them to be surveyed ac-

139
ib.

.

141
145

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4 Certain entries and interfering lo-
cations, which might be removed
by said act of cession, to be lo-
cated, and the titles perfected
within the territory ceded to said

Tennessee.

1 Act of Congress of 18th April,
1806, establishing a line separat-
ing the unappropriated lands be-
longing to the United States there-
in from those of the state
2 The United States cede to Ten-
nessee the lands lying east and
north of the said line, on condi-
tion that the said state shall cede
to the United States the lands west
and south thereof

3 The said state may issue grants
and perfect titles to land lying
east and north of said line and
reserved by the act of cession of
North-Carolina

state

5 Said state shall appropriate 100,
000 acres for two colleges
6 And the same quantity for aca-
demies

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242

ib.

50

51

ib.

ib.

ib.

7 And 640 acres for every six miles
square, for schools

8 United States not bound to extin-
guish Indian title

ib.

9 The lowest price of lands in the
ceded territory to be the same as
those of the United States
10 Certain settlers secured in their
rights of occupancy and pre-
emption

ib.

ib.

T.

53

from Symmes and his associates,
within the bounds of their patent
to secure the same for the pur-
poses of said seminaries

242-3

8 But they may be released from
said trust on payment of $15,360
with interest, &c.

Treaties.

521 Treaty of peace, definitive, be-
tween the United States and Great
Britain; Articles I. II.

See Pre-emption, from 1 to 14.
Commissioners, 1, 2.

cient for satisfying legal claims,
deficiency to be made up on the
United States side of the line 53-4
See Cessions, 9.

Townships.
See Surveying.

2 Of Amity, Commerce and Navi-
gation between the same powers;
Article IV.

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Translators

1 For recording French and Spa-
nish grants in the district of Loui-
siana and the territory of Orleans 310
2 Their compensation
319

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3 Of Friendship, Limits and Navi-
gation between the United States
and the King of Spain; Articles
II IV.

4 Between the United States and
the French Republic; Articles I.

II.

5

1

3

5 Definitive, of Friendship and
Peace, between his Britannic Ma-
jesty, the most Christian King, and
the King of Spain, concluded at
Paris, February 10th, 1763; Ar
ticles IV. VII. XX.

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11 Warrants issued by North-Caro-
lina not to be located in the lands
-reserved to the Cherokees, until
authorised by said state
ib.
12 If the ceded territory be insuffi-

Treaties with Indian Tribes.
1 Treaty of Fort Stanwix with the
Six Nations
60
Of Greenville, with the Wy-
andots, Delawares, Shaw-

2

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