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Secretary of War, either by tribes or by geographical SEC. 12. And be it further enacted, That it shall be law boundaries. And it shall be the general duty of Indian ful for the President of the United States, at the request agents and sub-agents to manage and superintend the in- of any Indian tribe to which any annuity shall be payable tercourse with the Indians within their respective agencies in money, to cause the same to be paid in goods, puragreeably to law; to obey all legal instructions given to chased as provided in the next section of this act. them by the Secretary of War, the Commissioner of SEC. 13. And be it further enacted, That all merchanIndian Affairs, or the Superintendent of Indian Affairs; dise required by any Indian treaty for the Indians, payaand to carry into effect such regulations as may be pre-ble after making of such treaty, shall be purchased under scribed by the President. the direction of the Secretary at War, upon proposals to

SEC. 8. And be it further enacted, That the President be received, to be based on notice previously to be of the United States may, from time to time, require ad-given; and all merchandise required at the making of any ditional security, and in large amounts, from all persons Indian treaty shall be purchased under the order of the charged or trusted, under the laws of the United States, commissioners, by such person as they shall appoint, or with the disbursement or application of money, goods, or by such person as shall be designated by the President effects of any kind, on account of the Indian department. for that purpose. And all other purchases on account SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, That an interpreter of the Indians, and all payments to them of money or shall be allowed to each agency, who shall receive an goods, shall be made by such person as the President annual salary of three hundred dollars: Provided, That shall designate for that purpose. And the superintendwhere there are different tribes in the same agency, speak- ent, agent, or sub-agent, together with such military offing different languages, one interpreter may be allowed, cer as the President may direct, shall be present, and at the discretion of the Secretary of War, for each of the certify to the delivery of all goods and money required said tribes. Interpreters shall be nominated, by the to be paid or delivered to the Indians. And the duties proper agents, to the War Department for approval, and required by any section of this act, of military officers, may be suspended, by the agent, from pay and duty, and shall be performed without any other compensation than the circumstances reported to the War Department for their actual travelling expenses; and all persons whatsofinal action; and blacksmiths shall, in like manner, be em- ever, charged or trusted with the disbursement or appliployed wherever required by treaty stipulations, and such cation of money, goods, or effects of any kind, for the blacksmiths shall receive an annual compensation of four benefit of the Indians, shall settle their accounts, annually, hundred and eighty dollars; and if they furnish their shop at the War Department, on the first day of October; and and tools, an additional sum of one hundred and twenty dol- copies of the same shall be laid, annually, before Congress, lars; and their assistants shall be allowed an annual com- at the commencement of the ensuing session, by the pensation of two hundred and forty dollars. And wherever proper accounting officers; together with a list of the farmers, mechanics, or teachers are required by treaty names of all persons to whom money, goods, or effects, stipulations to be provided, they shall be employed under had been delivered within said year, for the benefit of the the direction of the War Department, and shall receive an annual compensation of not less than four hundred and eighty dollars, nor more than six hundred dollars. (And in all cases of the appointments of interpreters or other persons employed for the benefit of the Indians, a preference shall be given to persons of Indian descent, if such can be found, who are properly qualified for the execution of the duties. And where any of the tribes are, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, competent to direct the employment of their blacksmiths, mechanics, teachers, farmers, or other persons engaged for them, the direction of such persons may be given to the proper authority of

the tribe.

SEC. 10. And be it further enacted, That the compensation prescribed by this act shall be in full of all emoluments or allowances whatsoever: Provided, however, That, where necessary, a reasonable allowance or provision may be made for offices and office contingencies: And provided, also, That where persons are required, in the performance of the duties under this act, to travel from one place to another, their actual expenses, or a reasonable sum in leiu thereof, may be allowed them: And provided, also, That no allowance shall be made to any person for travel or expenses in coming to the seat of Government to settle his accounts, unless thereto required by the Secretary of War: And provided, also, That no person shall hold more than one office at the same time under this act, nor shall any agent, sub-agent, interpreter, or person employed under this act, receive his salary while absent from his agency or employment without leave of the superintendent or Secretary of War: Provided, Such absence shall at no one time exceed sixty days.

SEC. 11. And be it further enacted, That the payment of all annuities or other sums stipulated by treaty to be made to any Indian tribe, shall be made to the chiefs of such tribe, or to such person as said tribe shall appoint; or if any tribe shall appropriate their annuities to the purpose of education, or to any other specific use, then to such person or persons as such tribe shall designate.

Indians, specifying the amount and object for which it was intended, and showing who are delinquents, if any, in forwarding their accounts according to the provisions of this act; and, also, a list of the names of all persons appointed or employed under this act, with the dates of their appointment or employment, and the salary and pay of each.

SEC. 14. And be it further enacted, That no person em. ployed in the Indian department shall have any interest or concern in any trade with the Indians, except for and on account of the United States; and any person offending herein shall forfeit the sum of five thousand dollars; and upon satisfactory information of such offence being laid before the President of the United States, it shall become his duty to remove such person from the office or situation he may hold.

SEC. 15. And be it further enacted, That the President shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause any of the friendly Indians west of the Mississippi river, and north of the boundary of the Western Territory, and the region upon Lake Superior and the head of the Mississippi, to be furnished with useful domestic animals and implements of husbandry, and with goods, as he shall think proper: Provided, That the whole amount of such presents shall not exceed the sum of five thousand dollars.

SEC. 16. And be it further enacted, That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause such rations as he shall judge proper, and as can be spared from the army provisions without injury to the service, to be issued, under such regulations as he shall think fit to establish, to Indians who may visit the military posts or agen. cies of the United States on the frontiers, or in their respective nations, and a special account of these issues shall be kept and rendered.

SEC. 17. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United States shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to prescribe such rules and regulations as he misy think fit for carrying into effect the various provisions of this act, and of any other act relating to Indian affairs, and

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for the settlement of the accounts of the Indian depart-the termination of the mission of Mr. Moore, one quarter's salary, for the expense of his return to the United States, five hundred dollars. Approved, June 30, 1834.

SEC. 18. And be it further enacted, That all acts, or parts of acts, contrary to the provisions of this act, shall be, and the same are hereby, repealed. Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT in addition to the "act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and twenty-five.

AN ACT repealing certain acts of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida.

Be it enacted, &c., That all such acts or parts of acts passed by the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, as may impose a higher or greater tax on the slaves or other property of non-resident citizens than is Be it enacted, &c., That whenever any criminal, con-imposed on the slaves or other property of resident citivicted of any offence against the United States, shall be zens of said Territory, be, and the same are hereby, reimprisoned, in pursuance of such conviction and of the pealed, and declared null and void. sentence thereupon, in the prison or penitentiary of any SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That if any person State or Territory, such criminal shall in all respects be shall attempt to enforce any of the acts or parts of acts subject to the same discipline and treatment as convicts passed by the Legislative Council of the Territory of sentenced by the courts of the State or Territory in which Florida, as aforesaid, by demanding or receiving any tax, such prison or penitentiary is situated; and, while so con-imposition, or assessment, authorized or prescribed therefined therein, shall also be exclusively under the control by, such person shall, on conviction thereof, be punished of the officers having charge of the same, under the laws by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, or by imof the said State or Territory. prisonment not exceeding six months, or either or both Approved, June 30, 1834. of said punishments.

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Be it enacted, &c., That there shall be allowed and paid, annually, to each of the judges of the United States for the Territories of Michigan, Arkansas, and Florida, the sum of three hundred dollars, in addition to the salaries now allowed by law to the said judges, respectively.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall take effect from the first day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and that the several sums authorized to be paid shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the county of Leon, in the Territory of Florida, shall be authorized to elect two additional members to the Legislative Council on the first Monday in September next, and it shall be lawful for the Legislative Council to designate by law the election districts, in such manner as to ensure an equality of representation to each.

Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT to relinquish the reversionary interest of the United States in a certain Indian 'reservation lying between the rivers Mississippi and Desmoins.

Be it enacted, &c., That all the right, title, and interest, which may accrue or revert to the United States, to SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the increas- the reservation of land lying between the rivers Desed salary allowed by this act shall only be paid to such moins and Mississippi, which was reserved for the use judges in the Territories of Florida and Arkansas as are of the half-breeds belonging to the Sacs and Fox nations, not now allowed the extra compensation under the act of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, providing for the adjudication of land claims, and shall take effect as to the remainder when the extra pay aforesaid shall no longer be paid.

Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT making compensation for certain diplomatic services, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted, &c., That there be allowed and paid to W. H. D. C. Wright, to supply the deficiency of a former appropriation in the payment of the balance found due to him in the adjustment of his accounts, and for his diplomatic services at the court of Brazil, after the death of Mr. Tudor, and before the arrival of Mr. Brown, the sum of five thousand and thirty-seven dollars.

Also, to the State of Maine, to reimburse the expense of supporting certain American citizens in prison at Fredericton, in New Brunswick, seven hundred and seventy-five dollars.

Also, to John Adams Smith, Nathaniel Niles, and J. C. Pickett, Secretaries of Legation, a compensation for their services as charge d'affaires, at the rate of four thousand five hundred dollars per annum, during the time that they were actually left in charge of the affairs of the legations to which they were attached, deducting therefrom the amount already paid to them as Secretaries of Legation; the aforesaid sums to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

To James C. Pickett, Secretary of Legation left in charge of the affairs of the United States at Bogota on

now used by them, or some of them, under a treaty made and concluded between the United States and the Sacs

and Fox tribes or nations of Indians, at Washington, on the fourth day of August, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, be, and the same are hereby, relinquished and vested in the said half-breeds of the Sacs and Fox tribes or nations of Indians, who, at the passage of this act, are, under the reservation in the said treaty, entitled, by the Indian title, to the same; with full power and authority to transfer their portions thereof, by sale, devise, or descent, according to the laws of the State of Missouri.

Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT authorizing the Governors of the several States
to transmit, by mail, certain books and documents.
Be it enacted, &c., That it shall be lawful for the Gov-
ernors of the several States to transmit by mail, free of
postage, all laws and reports, whether bound or unbound,
and all records and documents of their respective States,
which may be directed by the Legislature of the several
States to be transmitted to the Executives of other States;
and the Governor of the State transmitting the same shall,
in addition to his frank, endorse the kind of book or doc-
ument enclosed, and direct the same to the Governor of
the State to which he may be sent.

Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT authorizing the payment of bounty on certain fishing vessels lost at sea.

Be it enacted, &c., That the collector of the port of

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Boston and Charlestown be, and he is hereby, authorized discriminating duties in favor of the Spanish bottoms levi to pay to the late owners and crew of the said Two Bro-ed upon cargoes of American vessels in the 'ports of Cubs thers, to be distributed according to law, the same sum and Porto Rico have been abolished, or whenever, in his of money that said vessel would have been entitled to re- opinion, a satisfactory arrangement upon the subject of ceive, as a bounty or drawback, if she had in her last voy- the said duties shall have been made between the United age, in which she was lost, complied with all the require- States and Spain, the President is hereby authorized to ments of law necessary to secure such bounty; the said declare the same by proclamation, and thereupon this act vessel being of the burden of one hundred and thirteen shall cease to have any further force or effect. and twenty-nine ninety-fifths tons. Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT to authorize the President of the United States to direct transfers of appropriations in the naval service, under certain circumstances.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the collector of the port of Frenchman's Bay be, and he hereby is, authorized to pay to Daniel Kiff, the late owner, and to the crew of the fishing boat Juno, to be distributed according to law, the same sum said vessel would have been entitled to, as a bounty or drawback, if she had not perished Be it enacted, &c., That, upon the application of the by the perils of the sea in her last voyage, and had arri- Secretary of the Navy, the President of the United States shall have authority, whenever, in his opinion, the ved in port, having complied with all the requirements of law necessary to secure such bounty or drawback; the contingencies of the public service may require it, at any said boat being of the burden of fourteen and seventy- the new naval appropriation bills, to direct that a part of period between the close of the year and the passage of nine ninety-fifths tons. SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the collector of the money appropriated for a particular branch of the the customs for the district of Barnstable, State of Massa- naval service the former year, to be applied to another chusetts, is hereby authorized to pay to the heirs at law branch of the said service; in which case a special acof the owners and crew of the schooner Emeline, which count of the moneys thus transferred, and of their appliwas lost at sea, together with the whole crew, before she cation, shall be laid before Congress previous to its adhad accomplished the time required by law to entitle her to the bounty or drawback she would have been entitled Approved, June 30, 1834. to have received had she safely arrived in port after having accomplished the full time required by law. Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT concerning tonnage duty on Spanish vessels. Be it enacted, &c., That, from and after the first day of March next, Spanish vessels coming from the island of Cuba, or Porto Rico, either directly or after touching at any port or place, shall pay in the ports of the United States such further tonnage duty, in addition to the tonnage duty which may be payable under any other law, as shall be equivalent to the amount of discriminating duty that would have been imposed on the cargoes imported in the said vessels, respectively, if the same had been exported from the port of Havana in American bottoms.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That, before any such vessel shall be permitted to clear out or depart from a port of the United States with a cargo which shall be directly or indirectly destined to either of the said islands, the said vessel shall pay such further tonnage duty as shall be equivalent to the amount of discriminating duty that would be payable for the time being upon the cargo, if imported into the port of Havana in an American bottom. SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That no Spanish vessel shall be allowed to clear out or depart from a port of the United States with any goods, wares, or merchandise, except upon a destination to some port or place in the island of Cuba or Porto Rico, without giving bond, with approved security, in double the value of the vessel and cargo, that the said cargo, or any part thereof, shall not be landed in either of the said islands; which bond shall be cancelled on producing of certificate from an American consul that the said cargo has been landed elsewhere, bona fide, and without intention to reship it for a port in one of the said islands.

SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized, from time to time, to estimate the said additional tonnage duty, and to give directions to the officers of the customs of the United States for the collection of such duties, so as to conform the same to any variation which may take place in the discriminating duties levied on the cargoes of American vessels in the said port of Havana.

SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That, whenever the President of the United States shall be satisfied that the

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AN ACT to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to grant a right of way, in a certain case, in the city of New York.

Be it enacted, &c., That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to grant unto the President, Directors, and Company of the Bank of the United States, and their successors and assigns, a right of way and passage, over and upon the lands and premises, purchased by the United States for the site of a custom-house, in the port of New York, and upon such terms and conditions and with such reservations and restrictions as in his judg ment the public interests may require, for the purpose of carrying into effect the act entitled "An act making ap propriations for a custom-house in the city of New York, and for other purposes," passed the thirteenth day of July, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. Approved, June 30, [1834.]

AN ACT for changing the term of the District Court

for the Western District of Louisiana.

Be it enacted, &c., That the term of the District Court of the United States for the Western District of Louisiana shall hereafter commence and be holden on the third Monday of March, in each and every year, instead of the time heretofore appointed by law, and the court shall then be holden under the powers, duties, rules, and regulations heretofore prescribed by law.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That all process, pleadings, motions, suits, and business, heretofore begun, pending, and undetermined, shall stand continued, valid, and adjourned over to the said next term of said court to be holden on the said third Monday in March next, then to be proceeded in, as if regalarly returnable to, notified, or set, for that term.

Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT to prohibit the corporations of Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, in the District of Colum bia, from issuing promissory notes or bills of any de nomination less than ten dollars, after the period there. in mentioned, and for the gradual withdrawal from cir culation of all such notes or bills.

Be it enacted, &c., That it shall not be lawful for the corporations of Washington, Georgetown, or Alexandria,

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in the District of Columbia, or either of them, after the to Lewis Banezakiewitz and his associates, being two hunfirst day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, to dred and thirty-five exiles from Poland, transported to issue any promissory note or bill of a less denomination the United States by the orders of the Emperor of Austhan ten dollars: Provided, That it shall not be lawful for tria, thirty-six sections of land, to be selected by them, either of the corporations aforesaid to make or issue any under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, in new promissory note or bill, after the passage of this act, any three adjacent towships of the public lands which of a less denomination than ten dollars. have been or may hereafter be surveyed, situated within the limits of the State of Illinois or the Territory of Michigan.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That each and all the corporations aforesaid shall annually withdraw from circulation and destroy promissory notes or bills respectively issued by either of them of a less denomination than ten dollars, so as to effect a reduction one-fifth per annum of the amount which each corporation may have in circulation of the said notes or bills; and render an account at each session to Congress, showing the amount withdrawn and extinguished as aforesaid, and the balance still in circulation.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That, on failure of either or all of the corporations aforesaid to comply with the requirements of the second section of this act, it shall not thereafter be lawful for the corporation or corporations, so failing, to issue any promissory note or bill of a less denomination than ten dollars.

Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT for the relief of sundry citizens of the United
States who have lost property by the depredations of

certain Indian tribes.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to obtain an authenticated list of the names of the aforesaid two hundred and thirty-five Polish exiles, und cause the same to be filed and recorded in the office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office.

SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That immediately after the said thirty-six sections of land shall be surveyed and located in the manner prescribed in the first section of this act, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to cause the said thirty-six sections to be divided into 'equal parts among the said two hundred and thirty-five Poles, by lot, under such regulations as the said Secretary may prescribe.

SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for each and every of the said grantees to enter upon and take possession of the respective lots of land assigned to them and each of them; and, after the expiration of ten years, the said grantees, respectively, shall be entitled Whereas the claims of sundry citizens of the United States' said: Provided, That the said grantees shall, during the to a patent for the lot of land assigned to them as aforefor Indian depredations committed by Indians, were, by said term of ten years, without intermission, actually an act of Congress passed the third day of May, one inhabit and cultivate the said township of land in the ratio thousand eight hundred and thirty, referred to the of one settlement for every five hundred acres thereof; Third Auditor of the Treasury for examination and ad- and on due proof of such habitation and cultivation to justment; and as it fully appears, from the report of the Secretary of the Treasury, and of the payment into that officer, that he was not in possession of the neces- the proper land office of the minimum price per acre, sary information by which to govern him in an equita- at the time of such payment, within the said term of ten ble adjustment of said claims: Therefore, otherwise. years, patents shall be granted as aforesaid, and not

Be it enacted, &c., That the claims above alluded to, which are contained in the report of the Third Auditor, made twenty-third February, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, and the claim of Joseph Bogy, for depredations committed on his property by the Choctaw Indians, be, and the same is hereby, submitted to the Secretary of War for examination and final adjustment, who is hereby directed to be governed in his decisions by the provisions of the fourteenth section of the act of March thirtieth, eighteen hundred and two, entitled "An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers;" and by treaty stipu. lations with any of the Indian tribes mentioned, applicable to any of the cases: Provided, That no limitation of time for presenting claims under that act shall bar any of the claims herein mentioned: And provided, further, That if it shall appear, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of War, that any of the depredations aforesaid were committed by Indians who had been removed by the United States from their own country, and located within the limits of the then Territory of Missouri, upon lands to which the Indian title had been extinguished, and in the vicinity of said claimants; in all such cases the depredations so committed shall be deemed sufficient to establish the claim of the individual or individuals sustaining such loss for the value of property so plundered or destroyed.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of War shall cause to be paid to each individual whose claim shall be established under the provisions of this act, the amount thereof, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, June 30, 1834.

AN ACT granting land to certain exiles from Poland.
Be it enacted, &c., That there be, and is hereby, granted

Approved, June 30, 1834.

RESOLUTION providing for the distribution of the Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States, from the peace of seventeen hundred and eighty-three, to the fourth of March, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine. Resolved, &c., That the copies of the "Selection of the Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States between the peace of seventeen hundred and eighty-three, and the fourth of March, seventeen hundred and eighty-nine," published in virtue of an act of the fifth of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, in continuation of the Diplomatic Correspondence of the Revolution, be distributed and disposed of, under the direction of the Joint Library Committee, in manner following, viz:

To each person who received a copy of the Diplomatic Correspondence of the Revolution, and who shall apply to the Clerk of the House of Representatives for the continuation of the same, one copy;

To the library of each institution to which a copy of the Diplomatic Correspondence of the Revolution was sent, one copy;

To Jared Sparks, editor of the Diplomatic Correspondence of the Revolution, one copy;

To Edward Livingston, under whose direction, as Secretary of State, the selection aforesaid was made, one

copy.

SEC. 2. And be it further resolved, That twenty-five copies of the work aforesaid, and of any other work or works printed by order or at the expense of the United States, shall be placed at the disposition of the Joint Library Committee, to be by them disposed of, in return for donations to the Library of Congress.

Approved, June 19, 1834.

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RESOLUTION for distributing returns of the last census. Resolved, &c., That the Librarian of Congress be authorized to deliver to each member of the present Congress, who was not a member of the last Congress, two copies of the return of the last census of the inhabitants of the United States, and that it may be lawful for the said members to tranmit the said copies, free of postage, by mail. Approved, June 19, 1834.

RESOLUTION giving the right of way through the property of the United States at Harper's Ferry, to the Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company. Resolved, &c., That the President of the United States of America be, and he is hereby, authorized to convey to the Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company, free of charge, the right of way through the property held by the United States at Harper's Ferry, (and at present not improved,) if in his opinion it should not be inconsistent with the public service; and, also, on the same terms, so much of the ground between the arsenal and the Shenandoah river, and near its junction with the Potomac, as may be deemed consistent with the public interest; to be used for the benefit of the said company in the deposite and accommodation of the trade of said Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company only; and for no other purpose whatever. Provided, nevertheless, That the said railroad shall be so located, in the judgment of two or more skilful engineers of the army of the United States, who may deputed by the President of the United States to make such location, as not to impede or injure, in any manner, the future improvement of the navigation of the river Shenandoah, by a lock and dam navigation, or by extending a canal along the left bank thereof to the river Potomac, or to the canal now constructed along the left bank of the said river. Approved, June 25, 1834.

RESOLUTION manifesting the sensibility of the two House of Congress and of the nation, on the occasion of the decease of General Lafayette.

Resolved, &c., That the two Houses of Congress have received, with the profoundest sensibility, intelligence of the death of General Lafayette, the friend of the United States, the friend of Washington, and the friend of liberty. 2. And be it further resolved, That the sacrifices and efforts of this illustrious person, in the cause of our country during her struggle for independence, and the affectionate interest which he has at all times manifested for the suc cess of her political institutions, claim from the Government and the people of the United States, an expression of condolence for his loss, veneration for his virtues, and gratitude for his services.

3. And be it further resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to address, together with a copy of the above resolutions, a letter to George Washington Lafayette, and the other members of the family, assuring them of the condolence of this whole nation in their irreparable bereavement.

4. And be it further resolved, That the members of the two Houses of Congress will wear a badge of mourning for thirty days, and that it be recommended to the people of the United States to wear a similiar badge for the same period. 5. And be it further resolved, That the Halls of the Houses be dressed in mourning for the residue of the session.

6. And be it further resolved, That John Quincy Adams be requested to deliver an oration on the life and character of General Lafayette, before the two Houses of Con. gress at the next session.

Approved, June 26, 1834.

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