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curred by them for repairs, and five hundred dollars for detention occasioned by injuries to their said pilot boat, by a collision with the United States Steamer Colonel Harney, on the ocean, on the night of the first October, eighteen hundred and fortyfour.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 152—AN ACT for the relief of James Gee.

[sec. 1:] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative* of the United Stales of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, au- ^J^hfJm thorized and required to pay to James Gee out of any money in lent" 22, 1837, the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, an arrearage of pen-» Dec. 3,1812. sion at the rate of four dollars per month, from the twentySecond day of Sepiember, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, to the third day of December, eighteen hundred and forty-two.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 153.—AN ACT for the relief of Mary Segar, of Jefferson county, State

of New York.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, au- To be place* . . , , „_ '. . / » on the pension,

thorized to place the name of Mary Phelps, on the revolutionary rou.

pension roll, at the rate of twenty dollars per annum, to commence the eighth day of August, eighteen hundred and thirtyseven, for six months' service of her husband, Peter Segar. Approved, August 8, 1846.

CflAP. 154.—AN ACT for (he relief of Samuel D. Walker, of Baltimore.

[sec. I.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby autho- J^'^bling rized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury «n amount oT not otherwise appropriated, to Samuel D. Walker the sum ottH^ff^^T six hundred and sixteen dollars and twenty-seven cents, being 1833. the amount of duty levied (on four hundred and forty-one seroons of Spanish leaf tobacco) by the act of second of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three: Provided, That Proviso, satisfactory proof shall be furnished to the Secretary of the Treasury that said duties were paid, and not returned in debentures on the exportation of said tobacco.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 155.-AN ACT for the relief of Ebenezer Conant, of the county of

Jefferson, State of New York.

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre.

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asTo be placed sembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, auon the pension thorized and required to place the name of Ebenezer Copant

on the pension list, at the rate of forty dollars per annum, to commence the first day of January, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

roll.

CHAP. 156.-AN ACT to confirm an entry of land made by the administrator

of James Anderson, deceased, of Iowa Territory.

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep.

resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asEntry of land sembled, That the entry of fractional section sixteen, in town. made by the ad: ship number sixty-nine north, of range number two west, in ministrator of Jas. Anderson, the Des Moines land district, in the Territory of Iowa, made by confirmed. the administrator of the estate of the late James Anderson, de

ceased, of lowa Territory, under the provisions of an act of Congress for the relief of said Anderson, approved seventeenth

June, eighteen hundred and forty-four, be, and the same is Proviso, hereby, confirmed and allowed : Provided, nevertheless, That

the consent of two-thirds of the legal voters in said township shall be first obtained thereto.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 157.-AN ACT for the relief of Justin Jacobs. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep.

resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asTo be places sembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, di. on the ponsion rected to place the name of Justin Jacobs, late a laborer of ord. roll.

nance in the service of the United States, on the roll of invalid pensioners, and to pay him eight dollars per month, lo commence on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and fortysix, and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 158.-AN ACT for the relief of Samuel D. Enochs. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep

resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asTo be paid $80 sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is for a mare lost hereby, directed to pay, out of any moneys in the Treasury not in the service of the U. S.*""otherwise appropriated, to Samuel D. Enochs, the sum of eighty

dollars, in full compensation for his mare, which ran off, and has never since been heard of, while he was separated from her to do guard duty on foot in the service of the United States. Approved, August 8,1846.

CHAP. 159.—AN ACT for the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of
Cyrus Turner, deceased.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stales of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be paid to the heirs and legal repre- Legal represensentatives of Cyrus Turner, deceased, the sum of one thousand 1 ^i'dVi 50°o for five hundred dollars, to be paid out of any moneys in the 1 reaS- depredations ury not otherwise appropriated; which sum of money shall be 'indlani' in full of all demands for depredations and injuries committed by that band of Sioux Indians known and designated as the North Sursitons or Lake Traverse Indians; which sum of said sum to be money shall be dednoted from any annuity which may now be, £educted from

L r. L i r .i ■ t~i \ . Sioux annuiUCB.

or hereafter may become, due from this Government to said band of Indians.

Approved, August 8, 1S46.

CHAP. 160.—AN ACT granting a pension to Abraham Ansman.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Slates of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, au- pension of $6 thorized and directed to place the name of Abraham Ansman, {^eTMonth al~ of Clermont county, in the State of Ohio, on the roll of invalid pensions, at the rale of six dollars per month, to continue during his natural life, and commence from the first day of January, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and forty-six.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 161—AN ACT granting a pension to Elijah C. Babbit.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stales of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is hereby directed to place ^e^°"tof^* the name of Elijah C. Babbit on the list of invalid pensioners f^,en" of the United Stales; and that said Babbit be entitled to receive a pension of four dollars per month, from the first day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-six,and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, August 8,1846.

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CHAP. 162.-AN ACT for the relief of Langtry and Jenkins. (SEC. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep

resentalives of the United States of America in Congress as. To be paid sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay 10 Langtry damages susan

hot and Jenkins, of the State of Tennessee, or their legal representained by thera tatives, the sum of one thousand four hundred and forty-three

e dollars and sixty.five cents, out of any money in the Treasury of a violation of Conals anu SiXy live cel contract by the not otherwise appropriated; it being for damage sustained hy in the them in consequence of the violation of a contract on the part

of the Government agents, in refusing to receive three thousand pairs of shoes contracted to be received at the Cherokee agency in the summer of eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, for the use of poor and destitute Cherokees, to equip them for their removal west.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

agents of th Government.

CHAP. 163.--AN ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of John

Ruddle. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep

resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asLegal represen. sembled, That the legal representatives of John Ruddle be, and tatives author ized to enter 350 are hereby, auihorized, by law, to enter three hundred and fifty arpens of land arpens of any unlocated land now subject to entry in the State

of Missouri.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

in Missouri.

CHAP. 164.-AN ACT for the relief of Benjamin Allen. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep

resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asPension of $6 sembled, That the name of BenjaminjAllen be placed upon the per month al-roll of invalid pensioners, and that he be allowed and paid the lowed.

sum of six dollars per month for and during his life, to be com. puted from the first day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-six.

Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 165.—AN ACT granting a pension to John Campbell, of Garland, in

the Slate of Maine. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep

resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asPonsion of $4 sembled, That the Secretary of War be directed to place the per month al. name of Jobn Campbell, of Garland, in the State of Maine, lowed.

upon the list of invalid pensioners, at the rate of four dollars

per month, during his nntuial life; said pension to commence on ihe first day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-six. Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 166.—AN ACT for the relief of Surranus Cobb.

[sec. 1] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretaiy of War is required to place the pensinnof$4 name of Surranus Cobb on (he invalid pension rolf, at the rale per month al•f four dollars per month, during his natural life, commencing owed' on the 6rst day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-six.

Approved, August 8, 1S46.

CHAP. .167—AN ACT for Ihe relief of Mary Phelps, of the county of Genesijp, State of New York.

[sec. 1.] Be it enactedby the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, au- To be placed thorized and required lo place the name of Mary Phelps on the °^kf> P81"'0" revolutionary pension roll, at ihe rale of ninety-six dollars per annum, to commence the seventeenth day of February, eighteen hundred and forty-five, for two years' service of her husband, Richard Austen.

Approved, August S, 1846.

CHAP. 168.—AN ACT granting a pension to Daniel Pratt.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, au- Pension ef thorized and directed to place the name of Daniel Pratt on the]>0ev;.c^on,h invalid pension \o\\ of the United States; and that he pay him, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four dollars per month, from the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, during his natural life.'

Approved, August 8, 1846.

CHAP. 169.—AN ACT to enable the Secretary of the Nary to purchase the right of using Mix's patent manger stopper.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of (he United Slates of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy be, and he is h«eby, secretary of ihe

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