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pense of provisions at the delivery of the same, one

stroyed and taken, by the Osage Indians, in

thousand dollars. . For the payment of claims provided for by the fifth ar. ticle of the said treaty, eleven thousand six hundred and one dollars. For the expense of surveying the boundaries of the session made by the said treaty, two thousand dollars, For the Payment, for the year one thousand eight hun. dred and thirty, of the limited annuity provided by the second article of the treaty made at Prairie du Chien, the second August, one thousand eight hundred and twentynine, with the Winnebago Indians, eighteen thousand dollars. --For purchasing goods to be delivered at the treaty as folio by the said second article, thirty thousand dol.

, For purchasing three thousand pounds of tobacco, per same article, for one thousaud eight hundred and thirtythree hundred dollars, - For transportation of the same, sixty dollars. . For purchasing fifty barrels of salt, per said seeondar. ticle, one hundred and twenty-five dollars. lo" the transportation of the same, one hundred dol. ro.

For support of three blacksmiths' shops, includin of smiths, and assistants, also, tools, ; steel, .. the year, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, as per third article of said treaty, three thousand dollars.

For the purchase of two yoke of oxen and a cart, and for the service of a man at the portage of Wisconsin and Fox rivers, for one thousand eight hundred and thirty, as per same article, five hundred and thirty-five dollars.

or the payment of sundry claims against the Winne.

bagoes, as provided for by the fourth article of said trea. o: twenty-three thousand five hundred and thirty-two

llars.

For expense of surveying the boundaries of the terri. tory ceded by the said treaty, one thousand seven hundred and forty dollars.

Approved, March 25, 1830.

- .* AN.ACT to provide for the payment of sundry citizens of the Territory of Arkansas, for trespasses committed on their property by the Osage Indians, in the years one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, and one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. Be it enacted.&e. That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, directed to pay to Robert Kerkendali, the sum of four thousand four food and ten dollars, in full •ompensation for sixty-three horses and mules, taken from him by the Osage Indians, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, that he likewise pay to Joeeph English, eight hundred and fifteen dollars, in full com: Pensation for six horses, taken from him by said Indians, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventeen; also, to John Bowman, eight hundred and seventy dollars, in full cempensation for eleven horses, taken from him in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three; and likewise to Antoine Barrague, six hundred and sixtyone dollars in full compensation for property of his deyear one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. on 1 Approved, March 25, 1880. . ... * * * * *

.AN ACT for the relief of Abigail Appleton. Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Navy be,

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and hereby is, authorized and required to place the name

of Abigail Appleton, the widow of Daniel Appleton,

upon the pension list, and to allow to her a pension, to

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visions of the act, entitled “An act in addition to an act giving pensions to the orphans and widows of persons slain in *P. or private armed vessels of the United States,” the act to which the same is an addition, subject to the conditions and limitations therein contained.

Approved, March 8, 1830.

AN ACT for the relief of Elizabeth Mays.

Be it enacted, &c. That a pension of one hundred and fourteen dollars per annum, for the term of five years from the third day of September, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, be allowed and paid, in half-yearly payments, out of the Navy Pension Fund, to Elizabeth Mays, the mother of Wilson Mays, late a Carpenter's Mate in the Navy of the United States: Provided, however, That such pension shall be deemed to continue only during the life and widowhood of the said Elizabeth Mays.

Approved, March 25, 1880. o

AN ACT for the relief of Henry Dickins and others.

Be it enacted, &c. That the Collector of the Customs for the district of New London, in Connecticut, is hereby authorized to pay to Henry Dickins, Thomas Dunbar, jr. and Trustum Dickins, owners of a fishing schooner called the Whale, of sixty-eight tons and sixty-eight ninety-fifths of a ton burthen, and to the persons composing her late crew, such allowanee, to be distributed according to law, as they would have been entitled to receive had she completed her fishing term; the said schooner having returned into port three days before the expiration of the four months required, in consequence of the death of one, and the sickness of three others of her eraw.

Approved, March 25, 1880.

AN ACT to provide for taking the fifth Census or enumeration of the Inhabitants of the United States. -Be it enacted, &c. That the Marshals of the several Districts of the United States, and of the District of Columbia, and of the Territories of Michigan, Arkansas, and of Florida, respectively, shall be, and are hereby, required, under the direction of the Secretary of the Dement of State, and according to such instructions as shall give, pursuant to this act, to cause the number of the inhabitants within their respective Districts and Territories, (omitting in such enumeration, Indians not taxed) to be taken, according to the directions of this act. The said enumeration shall distinguish the sexes of all free white persons, and ages of the free white males and females, respectively, under five years of age; those of five and under ten years of age; those often years and under fifteen; those of fifteen and under twenty ; those of twenty and under thirty ; those of thirty and under forty; those of forty and under fifty; those of fifty and under sixty; those of sixty and under seventy; those of seventy and under eighty; those of eighty and under ninety; those of ninety and under one hundred; those of one hundred, and upwards; and shall further distinguish the number of those free white persons included in such enumeration, who are deaf and dumb, under the age of fourteen years; and those of the age of fourteen years and under twenty-five, and of the o: of twenty-five years, and upwards; and shall further distinguish the number of those free white persons included in such enumeration, who are blind. The said enumeration shall distinguish the sexes of all free colored persons, and of all other colored persons bound to service for life, or for a term of years, and the ages of such free and other colored persons respectively, of each sex, under ten years of age; those of ten and under twenty-four; those of twenty-four and under thirty-six; those of thirty-six and under fifty-five ; those of fifty-five and under one hundred; and those of one hundred and upwards; and shall further distin

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guish the number of those free colored and other colored P. including, in the foregoing, those who are deaf and dumb, without regard to age, and those who are blind. For effecting which, the Marshals afore. said shall have power, and are hereby required, to appoint one or more assistants in each city and county in their respective districts and territories, residents of such .# or county for which they shall be appointed, and shall assign to each of the said assistants a certain division of territory, which division shall not consist, in any case, of more than one county, but may include one or more towns, townships, wards, hundreds, É. or parishes, and shall be plainly and distinctly unded; the said enumeration o be made by an acthal inquiry by such Marshals or assistants, at every dwelling house, or by personal inquiry of the head of every family. The marshals and their assistants shall, respectively, before entering on the performance of their duty under this act, take and subseribe on oath or affirmation, before some Judge or Justice of the Peace, resident within their respective districts or territories, for the faithful performance of their duties. The oath or affirmation of the Marshal shall be as follows: “I, A. B., Marshal of the District (or Territory) of —, do solemnly swear, (or affirm) that I will truly and faithfully cause to be made, a full and perfect enumeration and description of all persons resident within my District, (or Territory) and return the same to the Secretary of State, agreeably to the directions of an aet of Congress, entitled "An act to provide for taking the fifth Census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States,’ according to the best of my ability." The oath or affirmation of an assistant shall be as follows: “I, A. B., appointed an assistant to the Marshal of the District, (or Territory of —, do solemnly swear, (or affirm) that I will make a just, faithful, and perfect enumeration and description of all persons, resident within the division assigned to me for that purpose, by the Marshal of the District, (or Territo: ry) of –, and make due return thereof to said Marshal, agreeably to the directions of an act of Congress, entitled ‘An act to provide for taking the fifth Census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States,” according to the best of my ability, and that I will take the said enumeration and description, by actual inquiry at every dwelling house within said division, or personal inuiry of the head of every family, and not otherwise.” he enumeration shall commence on the first day in June, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty, and shall be completed and closed within six calendar months thereafter: the several assistants shall, within the said six months, and on or before the first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, deliver to the Marshals, by whom they shall be appointed, respectively, two copies of the accurate returns of all persons, except Indians not taxed, to be enumerated, as aforesaid, within their respective divisions; which returns shall be made in a schedule, the form of which is annexed to this act, and which shall distinguish, in each county, city, town, township, ward, r". hundred, district, or parish, according to the civil divisions of the States or Territories, respectively, the several families, by the name of their master, mistress, steward, overseer, or other principal rsons therein. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That every assistant failing or neglecting to make a proper return, or making a false return, of the enumeration, to the Marshal, within the time limited by this act, shall forfeit the sum of two hundred dollars, recoverable in the manner pointed out in the next section of this act. .* Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Marshals shall file one copy of each of the several returns aforesaid, and, also, an attested copy of the aggregate amount herein directed, to be transmitted by them, respectively,

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to the Secretary of State, with the Clerks of their respeetive District or Superior Courts, as the case may be, who are hereby directed to receive, and . to preserve, the same; and the Marshals, respectively, shall, on or before the first day of February, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, transmit to the Secretary of State one copy of the several returns received from each assistant, and also, the aggregate amount of ench description of persons within their respective Districts or Territories; and every Marshal failing to file the returns of his assistants, or the returns of any of them, with the Clarks of the respective Courts, as aforesaid, or failing to return one copy of the several returns received from each assistant, . also, the aggregate amount of each description of persons, in their respective Distriets or Territories, as required by this act, and as the same shall a pear from said returns, to the Secretary of State, within the time limited by this act, shall for every such offence forfeit the sum of one thousand dollars, which forfeit shall be recoverable in the Courts of the Districts or Territories where the said offences shall be committed, or within the Circuit Courts held within the same, by action of debt, information, or indictment; the one half thereof to the use of the United States, and the other half to the informer; but, where the prosecution shall be first instituted on behalf of the United States, the whole shall accrue to their use; and, for the more effectual discovery of such offences, the Judges of the several District Courts, in the several Districts, and of the Supreme Courts, in the Territories of the United States, as aforesaid, at their next session, to be held after the expiration of the time allowed for making the returns of the emuneration, hereby directed, to the Secretary of State, shall give this act in charge to the grand juries, in their respective Courts, and shall cause the returns of the several assistants, and the said attested copy of the aggregate amount, to be laid before them for their inspection. And the respective Clerks of the said Courts shall, within thirty days after the said original returns shall have been laid before the Grand Juries aforesaid, transmit and deliver all such original returns, so filed, to the Department of State. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted. That every assistant shall receive at the rate of one dollar and twenty-five cents for every hundred persons by him returned, where such persons reside in the country; and, where such persons reside in a city or town, containing more than three thousand persons, such assistant shall receive at the same rate for three thousand, and at the rate of one dollar and twenty-five cents for every three hundred persons over three thousand residing in such city or town; but, where, from the dispersed situation of the inhabitants, in some divisions, one dollar and twenty-five cents will not be suffi. cient for one hundred persons, the Marshals, with the approbation of the Judges of their respective Districts, or Territories, may make such further allowance to the assistants, in such divisions, as shall be deemed an adequate compensation: Provided, the same does not exceed one dollar and seventy-five cents for every fifty persons by them returned: Provided further, That, before any assis. tant, as, aforesaid, shall, in any case, be entitled to receive said compensation, he shall take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation, before some Judge or Justice of the Peace, authorized to administer the same, to wit: “I, A. B., do solemnly swear, (or affirm) that the number of persons set forth in the return made by me, agreeably to the provisions of the act, entitled, ‘An act to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabi. tants of the United States "have been ascertained by an actual inquiry at every dwelling house, or a personal inquiry of the head of every family, in exact conformity with the provisions of said act; and that I have, in every respect, fulfilled the duties required of me by said set, to the best of my abilities; and that the * aforesaid is * -o

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correct and true, according to the best of my knowledge and belief.” The compensation of the several Marshals shall be as follows: : The Marshal of the District of Maine, three hundred dollars. - The Marshal of the District of New Hampshire, three hundred dollars. The Marshal of the District of Massachusetts, three hundred and fifty dollars. The Marshal of the District of Rhode Island, two hundred dollars. - The Marshal of the District of Vermont, three hundred dollars. The Marshal of the District of Connecticut, two hundred and fifty dollars. The Marshal of the Southern District of New York, three hundred dollars. The Marshal of the Northern District of New York, three hundred dollars. The Marshal of the District of New Jersey, two hundred and fifty dollars. The Marshal of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, three hundred dollars. : The Marshal of the Western District of Pennsylvania, three hundred dollars. The Marshal of the District of Delaware, one hundred and fifty dollars. - The Marshal of the District of Maryland, three hundred and fifty dollars. . The W. of the Eastern District of Virginia, three hundred dollars. The Marshal of the Western District of Virginia, three hundred dollars. The Marshal of the District of Kentucky, three hundred and fifty dollars. The Marshal of the District of North Carolina, three hundred and fifty dollars. The Marshal of the District of South Carolina, three hundred and fifty dollars. --The Marshal of the District of Georgia, three hundred and dollars. The Marshal of the District of East Tennessee, two hundred dollars. The Marshal of the District of West Tennessee, two hundred dollars. - The Marshal of the District of Ohio, four hundred dol. lars. The Marshal of the District of Indiana, two hundred and fifty dollars. The Marshal of the District of Illinois, two hundred dollars. The Marshal of the District of Mississippi, two hundred dollars. .." The Marshals of the Districts of Louisiana, one hundred and twenty-five dollars each. * ... The Marshal of the District of Alabama, two hundred and fifty dollars. to The Marshal of the District of Missouri, two hundred dollars. The Marshal of the District of Columbia, one hundred dollars. * **The Marshal of the Michigan Territory, one hundred and fifty dollars. The Marshal of the Arkansas Territory, one hundred and fifty dollars. The Marshals of the Territory of Florida, respectively, one hundred dollars. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That every person whose usual place of abode shall be in any family, on the said first day in June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, shall be returned as of such family; and the name of every person who shall be an inhabitant of any District or Territory, without a settled place of residence, shall

be inserted in the column of the schedule which is allot ted for the heads of families, in the division where he or she shall be, on the first day in June; and severy person occasionally absent at the time of the enumeration, as belonging to the place in which he or she usually resides in the United States. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That each and every free, person, more than sixteen years of age, whether heads of families or not, belonging to any family within any division, District or Territory, made or established within the United States, shall be, and hereby is, obliged to render to the assistant of the division, if required, a true account, to the best of his or her knowledge, of every person belonging to such family, respectively, according to the ..f. aforesaid, on pain of forfeiting twenty dollars, to be sued for and recovered in any action of debt, by such assistant; the one half to his own use, and the other half to the use of the United States. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That each and eve assistant, previous to making his return to the Marshal, shall, cause a correct copy, signed by himself of the schedule containing the number of inhabitants within his division, to be set up at two of the most public places within the same, there to remain for the inspection of all concerned; for each of which copies the said assistant shall be entitled to receive five dollars: Provided, Proof of the schedule having been set up, shall be transmitted to the Marshal, with the return of the number of persons; and, in case any assistant shall fail to make such proof to the Marshal, with the return of the number of persons, as aforesaid, he shall forfeit the compensation allowed him by this act. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted. That the Secretary of State, shall be, and hereby is, authorized and required to transmit to the Marshals of the several Districts and Territories, regulations and instructions, pursuant to this act, for carrying the same into effect ; and, also, the forms contained therein, of the schedule to be returned, and such other forms as may be necessary in carrying this act into execution, and proper interrogatories, to be administered by the several persons to be employed in taking the enu. meration. Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That those States com: rising two Districts, and where a part of the County may §: in each District, such County shall be considered as be: longing to that District in which the Court-house of said County may be situate. Sec. 10. And be it further enacted. That, in all cases where the superficial content of any County, or parish, shall exceed twenty miles square, and the number of inhabitants in said parish or county, shall not exceed three thousand, the Marshals or assistants shall be allowed, with the approbation of the Judges of the respective districts of territories, such further compensation as shall be deemed reasonable: Provided, The same does not exceed four dollars for every fifty persons by them returned; and when any such county or parish shall exceed forty miles i". and the number of inhabitants in the same shall not exceed three thousand, a like allowance shall be made, not to exceed six dollars for every fifty persons so returned. Sec. 11. And be it further enacted. That, when the aforesaid enumeration shall be completed, and returned to the office of the Secretary of State, by the Marshals of the States and Territories, he shall direct the printers to Congress to print, for the use of Congress, three thousand copies of the aggregate returns received from the Marshals: And .# at if any Marshal, in any District within the tsnited States or Territories, shall, directly or indirectly, ask, demand or receive, or contract to receive, of any assistance to be appointed by him under this act, any fee, reward or compensation, for the appointment of such assistant to discharge the duties re

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uired of such assistant under this act, or shall retain rom, such assistant, any portion of the compensation allowed to the assistant by this act, the said Marshal shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor in office, and shall forfeit and pay the amount of five hundred dollars, for each offence, to be recovered by suit or indictment in any Circuit or District Court in the United States, or the Territories thereof, one half to the use of the Government, and the other half to the informer; and alleontracts which may be made in violation of this law, shall be void, and all sums of money or property paid, may be recovered baek, by the party paying the same, in any court having jurisdiction of the same,

See 12. And be it further enacted. That there shall be allowed and paid to the Marshals of the several States, Territories, and the District of Columbia, the amount of postage by them respectively paid on letters relating to their duties under this act.

Sec. 13. And be it further enacted. That the President of the United States is hereby authorized to cause to be made a careful revision of the statements heretofore fansmitted to Congress, of all former enumerations of the population of the United states and their Territories, and to cause an abstract of the aggregate amount of population in each State and Territory, to be printed by the printer to Congress, (designating the number of inhabi. tants of each description, by counties or parishes) to the number of two thousand copies, which said copies shall be distributed as Congress o hereafter direct, and for that Purpose, the sum of two thousand dollars is hereby appropriated to be paid out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

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Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to Cread Glover, out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of sixty dollars, the value of a horse lost by him while in the military service of the United States, during the late war, in the expedition under the command of Governor Shelby, by reason of said Glover's being dismounted and separated from his horse at the mouth of Portage river in the State of Ohio. Approved, March 25, 1830. o AN ACT for the relief of Francis Comparet. Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby authorized to pay to Francis Comparet, five hundred dollars, that being the sum stipulated to be paid to him, by the name of Jean B. Comparet, in the treaty held with the Pottawattamie tribe of Indians, at St. Jo seph, September, one thousand eight hundred and twenty

eight. -- Approved, March 25, 1880. . o

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Be it enacted, &c. That all purchasers, their heirs, or assignees, of such of the public lands of the United States as were sold on a credit, and on which a further credit has been taken, under any of the laws passed for the relief of purchasers of blic lands, and which lands have reverted to the United States, on account of the balance due thereon not having been paid or discharged agreeably to said relief laws, such persons may avail themselves of any one of the three i. provisions contained in this section, to wit: First, They shall have a right of preemption of the same lands, until the fourth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, upon their paying into the er office the surn o: acre therefor, which shall, at time of payment, be the minimum price per acre of the public lands of the United States, in addition to the amount heretofore paid thereon, and for. feited: Provided, That the price, including what has already been paid, and the amount to be paid, shall not, in any case, exceed three dollars and fifty cents per aere: Second, They shall have the right of completing the pay. ment of said lands, by paying the balance of the principal debt due thereon, in eash, o to a deduction of thirtyseven and a half per cent, as heretofore, at any time revious to the fourth day of July, one thousand eight #. and thirty-one: Third, They shall have the right, within nine months from the passage of this act, in all cases where the price for which said lands were sold did not exceed, two dollars and fifty cents per acre, to draw scrip for the amount paid thereon, in the manner rescribed in the act, approved the twenty-third day of y, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, entitled, “An act for the relief of purchasers of public lands that have reverted for non-payment of the purchase money;” and which scrip shall be receivable in the same manner as directed by said act, except only that it shall not be taken in payment for lands hereafter bought at ublic sale. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That all purchasers, their heirs, or assignees, of such of the public lands of the United States as were sold on credit, and which lands have, by such persons, been relinquished under any of the laws passed for the relief of purchasers of publie lands, and the amount paid thereon applied in payment of other lands retained by them, and which relinquished lands, or any part thereof, may now be in possession of such persons: or in case the certificate of purchase and part payment of said lands, has been transferred, by the persons now in possession of said land, or part thereof, or the persons under whom the present occupants may hold such possession, to some other person not in pos: session, thereof, and the payment e thereon applied by such other person of his assignee, in payment.for land held in his own name: In either case, the persons so in possession shall have the right of pre-emption of the same lands, according to the legal subdivisions of sactions, not exceeding the quantity of two quarter sections, in contiguous-tracts, until the fourth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, upon their paying into the proper office, the sum per acre therefor,

which shall, at the time of payment, be the minimum price per acre of the United States' public lands; and, in addition thereto, the same amount per acre heretofore paid thereon, and applied to other lands, subject to a deduetion of thirty-seven and a half per cent, on the last mentioned sum; Provided, That the sum to be paid shall not, in any case, exceed three dollars and fifty cents per acre ; Provided also, That such persons only shall be entitled to the benefits of this section, who shall apply for the same, and prove their possession, to the satisfaction of the Register and Receiver of the District in which the land may lie, in the manner to be prescribed by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, within nine months from the passage of this act; for which such Register and Receiver, shall each be entitled to receive from such a plicants, the sum of fifty cents each: And .# further, That the provisions of this section shall not extend to any lands that have, in any manner, been disposed of by the United States. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That, on failure to apply for, and show a right of pre-emption, under the second section of this act, within the time allowed therefor; and also, on failure to complete payment on any of the lands, agreeably to the provisions of this aet, within *::::: allowed for that purpose, in either case, the whole of such lands shall be forthwith offered for sale without delay. See 4. And be it further enacted. That if any person or persons shall, before or at the time of the public sale of any of the lands of the United States, bargain, contract, or agree, or shall attempt to bargain, coutract, or agree with any other person or persons, that the last named person or persons, shall not bid upon, or purchase the land so offered for sale, or any parcel thereof, or shall, by intimidation, combination, or unfair management, hinder or prevent, or attempt to hinder or prevent any person or persons, from bidding upon, or purchasing any tract or tracts of land so offered for sale, every such offender, his, her, or their aiders and abettors being thereof duly convicted, shall, for every such offence, be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars, or imprisoned : exceeding two years, or both, in the discretion of the ourt. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That if any person or persons, shall, before, or at the time of the public sale of any of the lands of the United States, enter into any contract, bargain, agreement, or secret understanding with any other person or persons, proposing to purchase such land, to pay or give to such purchasers for such land, a sum of money, or other article of property, over and above the price at which the land may, or shall be bid off by such purchasers, every such contract, bargain, agreement, or secret understanding, and every bond, obligation, or writing of any kind whatsoever, founded upon or growing out of the same, shall be utterly null and void. And any persons or persons being a party to such contract, bargain, agreement, or seeret understanding, who shall or may pay to such purchasers, any sum ; money or other article of property, as aforesaid, over and above the purchase money .# such land, may sue for and recover such excess from such purchasers, in any Court havi jurisdiction of the same. And if the party : ave no legal evidence of such contract, bargain, agreement, or secret understanding, or of the payment of the excess aforesaid, he may, by bill, in equity, compel such purchasers to make discovery o and if, in such case, the complainant shall ask for relief, the Court in which the ;P. pending may proceed to final decree between the parties to the same: Provided, every such suit, either in law or equity, shall be commenced within six years next, after the sale of said land by the United States. -- 4 Approved, March 31, 1890. " ' ". . . . . o

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