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ince of Canada east, widow of Jacob Garland, on the revolu-
tionary pension roll; and that she be paid at the rate of five
dollars per month during her life, to commence on the twenty-
eighth of April, eighteen hundred and forty three.
Approved August 14,1848.

CHAP. 204.—AN ACT for the relief of Anna J. Hassler.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress asA pension of sembled, That the Secretary of the Navy be, and he is hereby,

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the term of tive authorized and required to place on the navy pension list, year, allowed un(jer the act of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and thirtyfour, the name of Anna J. Hassler, widow of Charles A. Hassler, deceased, late a surgeon in the United States navy, and that there be paid to her, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty-five dollars per month for the term of five years; pension to commence on the twenty-seventh day of November, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, on which day her said husband was drowned, while on board the steamer Atlantic. Approved August 14, 1848.

CHAP. 205—AN ACT for the relief of Welcome Parmeter.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress asA Ipension of sembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, retowePdrhTm.ntl' •quired to place the name of Welcome Parmeter on the pension roll, and to allow and pay him a pension at the rate of ten dollars per month during his natural life, to commence,on the twentieth day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-six. Approved August 14, 1848.

CHAP. 206.—AN ACT for the relief of Datid Currier.

[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of t/ie United Slates of America in Congress asA pension of sembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, rej^wedrhTrth * quired to place the name of David Currier, of Aridover, in the ^State of Massachusetts, upon the invalid pension roll, at the rate of four dollars per month, from the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and forty-four. Approved August 14, 1848.

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CHAP. 207.—AN ACT for the relief of Elizabeth, Pistole, widow of Charles
Pistole, deceased.

[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 War be, and he is hereby, ]""1n,une0^ authorized and directed to place the name of Elizabeth Pis- the revolutionary tole, widow of Charles Pistole, who was a private soldier in Pc"sl0aroUthe revolutionary army, on the revolutionary pension roll, and allow her the same rate of pension as is allowed to the widows of revolutionary soldiers under the act of June seventeen, eighteen hundred and forty-four.

Approved August 14, 1848.

CHAP. 208 AN ACT for the relief of David A. Watterston.

[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 the Treasury be, and is To be pai.i hereby, authorized and required to cause to be paid to D. A. of his salary for Watterston the sum of efghty-seven dollars and eighty-five yehart,"^"n>drtih*t cents, the same being the amount of his salary for the fourth quarter of the quarter of the year eighteen hundred and forty-four; and the ye" first quarter of the year eighteen hundred and forty-five, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved August 14,1848.

CHAP. 209.—AN ACT for the relief of David Wilkinson.

[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 the Treasury be, arid he is - T° h? P?1'<1

i , , . i i-» • ■ $10,000 for the

hereby, authorized and required to cause to be paid to David u*e of the princi Wilkinson the sum of ten thousand dollars as a remuneration and°iitogefa1fe to him for the benefits accruing to the public service from the »;v"""i by him

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use of the principle of the gauge and sliding lathe, of which of tno govern he was the inventor, now in use in the workshops of the ment' government at the different national arsenals and armories; the same to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Approved August 14,1848.

CHAP. 210.—AN ACT for the relief of John Lorimer Gyahara, late postmaster in the city of New York.

Tsec. 1.1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep- To be credited

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resentatives of the United States of America in Congress as- to the debit for Sembled, That the Auditor of the Treasury for the Post )^ttZtol Office Department credit the account of John Lorimer Gra- ?oe fund leas;

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ham, late postmaster in the city of New York, with a sum bniiding«.»x.1for equal to the debit, for his disbursements from the post office N^vorvf" *' fund, in leasing ground and buildings, and fitting the same for the principal branch post office in that city, under the direction of Charles A. Wickliffe, late Postmaster General. "$2,7<u 31 to be Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Postmaster fhed pj.Tt "office General pay to the said Jphn Lorimer Graham the sum of fund for that^sum two thousand seven hundred and four dollars and thirty-one overpsudby im. centg> ^ Graham having overpaid that amount at said date.

Approved August 14,184S.

RESOLUTIONS.

[No. 1.] A RESOLUTION authorizing the erection on the public grounds in the city of Washington of a monument to George Washington.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Washington National Monument Society be, and it is hereby, authorized to erect the proposed monument to the menT'society memory of George Washington upon such portion of the ah0moMrientrcto public grounds or reservations within the city of Washington, olor^ washing1 not otherwise occupied, as shall be selected by the President «■"><>« thepuwS of the United States and the board of managers of said so- f[tyUofV*rtiin5° ciety, as a suitable site on which to erect the said monument, tonand for the necessary protection thereof.

Approved January 31,1848.

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[No. 2 ] JOINT RESOLUTION expressive of the thanks of Congress to Major General Winfield Scott, and the troops under his command, for their distin.guished gallantry and good conduct in the campaign of eighteen hundred and forty-seven. •

Resolve d unanimously by Ike Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America itt Congress assembled, That the thanks of Congress be, and they are hereby,presented Thanks ot conto Winfield Scott, major general commanding in chief the ar- fujoV>resoencr»j my in Mexico, and through him to the officers and men of the 0!^"TM°^°TM'^ regular and volunteer corps under him, for their uniform gal- nnder hi« comlantry and good conduct conspicuously displayed at the siege gallantry" good and capture of the city of Vera Cruz and castle of San Juan "^"n'battles In de Ulloa, March twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and forty- Mexico, seven; and in the successive battles of Cerro Gordo, April eighteenth; Contreras, San Antonio, and Churubusco, August nineteenth and twentieth ; and for the victories achieved in front of the city of Mexico, September eighth, eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth, and the capture of the metropolis, September fourteenth, eighteen hundred and forty seven, jn which the Mexican troops, greatly superior in numbers, and with every advantage of position, were in every conflict signally defeated^ by the American arms.

Sec. 2. Resolved, That the President of the United States t0Abess°t^lc.TMea^ be, aud he is hereby, requested to cause to be struck a gold I,tts.-nt«]'to Gcnmedal, with devices emblematical of the series of brilliant tral*ottvictories achieved by the army, and presented to Major General Winfield Scott as a testimony of the high sense entertained by Congress of his valor, skill, and judicious conduct

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cause the above be requested to cause the foregoing resolutions to becommu

communic'lied to Seated to Major General Scott, in such terms as he may deem

General scott. Dest calculated to give effect to the objects thereof.
Approved March 9,1848.

[No. 3.] A RESOLUTION for the relief of Betsey Mcintosh.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United-Slates of America in Congress, assembled, That, •the a§reeab'y t0 8 joint resolution of the fifteenth of June, eighTr'easury to pay teen hundred and forty-four, " for the relief of certain Indian of a«^ficat°eu.s! claimants under the Cherokee treaty of eighteen hundred ».a<] by the late and thirtv-fi ve-thirty-six," the Secretary of the Treasury pay,

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kee comrritiion- or cause to be paid, the amount of certificate issued by tne en m wia»or. jate boarc| ,,f Cherokee commissioners under the seventeenth article of said treaty, in favor of Betsey Mcintosh, to the said Betsey Mcintosh, out of any unexpended appropriation heretofore made under an act approved the second of July, eighteen hundred and thirty six, entitled " An act making further appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties. Approved March 14, 1848.

[No. 4.]—JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the evidence which shall be considered satisfactory in applications for bounty land.

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Ameiica in Congress assembled, in au .we, ef That in all cases of application for bounty land warrants gSSylSl war' under the act approved February eleventh, eighteen hundred rams.thebouore. and forty-seven, the honorable discharge of the applicant, !b« '""ailpncan't showing the same was predicated on a surgeon's certificate of ErSSrt certid* disability, shall be considered as satisfactory evidence to the rate to be <ieemed Commissioner of Pensions that the disability was incurred in

and taken as suffi- ., , J

cient evidence, the course ol service.

Approved March 24,1848.

[No. 5.] A RESOLUTION tendering the congratulations of the American» the French people.

, Resolved by the Senate and Hovse of Representatives of tht

latTo'l T*C%. United State/I °f Amer ica in Congress assembled, That, m {rMMtcnde:red to the name and behalf of the American people, the congratuFrance^'.' 0 lations of Congress are hereby tendered to the people ot France, upon the success of their recent efforts to consolidate the principles of liberty in a republican form of government

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