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An Act to Make Further Appropriations, for the Purpose of Extinguishing the Indian Claim

Be it enacted in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a sum not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars, be appropriated to defray the expense of such treaty or treaties as the President of the United States shall deem it expedient to hold with the Indians, south of the river Ohio, for the purpose of extinguishing Indian claims to any lands lying within the limits of the United States; and that the compensation to be allowed to any of the commissioners who may be appointed for negotiating such treaty or treaties, shall not exceed, exclusive of travelling expenses, the rate of six dollars per day, during the time of actual service of such commissioner.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum aforesaid shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury of the United States, not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, March 26, 1804.

United States Statutes at Large Volume 2

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