Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatircs of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of defraying the expenses, that may arise in carrying into effect the treaties lately made between the United States and the tribes of Indians, called the Delawares, Piankeshaws, Sacs and Foxes, the following sums, to be paid out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, be, and the same are hereby appropriated for the payment of the annuities stipulated in the said treaties to be paid to the said Indians, that is to say, to the Delawares, three hundred dollars, annually, for five years, and the further sum of three hundred dollars, annually, for ten years to the Piankeshaws, annually, for ten years, the sum of two hundred dollars; and to the Sacs and Foxes, one thousand dollars, annually, so long as the treaty with them shall continue in force.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of exploring the Indian country, and of ascertaining proper and convenient places for establishing trading houses with the different Indian tribes within the territory of the United States, a sum of five thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of establishing additional trading houses with the Indian tribes, a sum not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars, be, and the same is hereby appropriated, (the balance of a former appropriation being carried to the credit of the surplus fund) to be paid out of any monies in the treasury, not other. wise appropriated.
APPROVED, March 3, 1805.