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CHAP. 40.-AN ACT for the relief of Charles Wilson.
A pension of , sixteen dollars
(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress as. sembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, s directed to place the name of Charles Wilson, (late a sergeant per month allowof company D, second regiment of United States artillery) on the roll of invalid pensioners, at the rate of sixteen dollars per month, to commence on the first day of July, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, and continue during his natural life.
Approved February 1, 1849.
CHAP. 41.--AN ACT for the relief of John Percival, captain in the navy
of the United States.
amount charged against him for
Dr. J. C. Rein
[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep. resentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the accounting officer of the Navy Department, Accounting of: or the Fourth Auditor of the Treasury Department, enter in him with the the account of Captain John Percival a credit equal to the as amount there charged against said Percival, for money paid by money paid by the purser of the United States frigate Constitution, on her Constitution to voyage to the Indian ocean, and elsewhere, in the years eigh- hardi: teen hundred and forty-four and eighteen hundied and fortyfive, to Doctor J. C. Reinhardt, as naturalist; and cancel such account and charge against said John Percival, for all money charged as aforesaid against him, whether paid by the purser, or by himself, or by his order, lo said Reinhardt or Chandler, acting as naturalist, chaplain, or passed midshipman. In
Approved February 1, 1849.:
CHAP. 42.-AN ACT for the relief of Creed Taylor.
Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and Elouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the balance of a judgment recovered against H. S. Edington, Thomas Moore, and Creed Taylor, in the dis- Balance of a trict court for the district of Arkansas, by the United States, judgment recoma for the benefit of the Post Office Department, be, and the as surety for H. same is hereby,released and discharged; said judgınent being leased. for about the sum of mine hundred dollars, damages and costs, of which the said Taylor has paid five hundred and thirty-five dollars and twenty-six cents, said judgment having been recovered against said Taylor as surety for said Edington, late deputy postmaster at Napoleon, in the State of Arkansas.
Approved February 1, 1849.
CHAP. 43.-AN ACT to compensate John M. Moore.
and pay hun for
[SRC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep.
resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asAccounting of- sembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury ficers of the Treasury to allow Department be, and they are hereby, authorized and required, The pushte the dis to account with and allow to John M. Moore, late chief clerk charged the du- in the General Land Office, for the time he discharged the du. soner of the ties of commissioner of said office, the same compensation as
o is allowed by law to the commissioner for those duties, to be
paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appronsation priated; deducting therefrom the compensation received by as chief clerk du- said Moore, during said time, as chief clerk.
to Approved February 1, 1849.
ties of Cominis
received by him as chief clerk du. ring said time to be deducted.
CHAP. 44.-AN ACT for the relief of Joseph F. Caldwell.
[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asTo be paid out sembled, That the Postinaster General be hereby directed to the Post office pay to Joseph F. Caldwell, out of any money in the treasury Depl. $1,167 for derived from the Post Office Department, and not otherwise carrying the mail in Virginia, over appropriated, the sum of eleven hundred and sixty-seven dol. toutes 2,080 and 1,984.
lars; being the amount due him for carrying the mail of the United States over routes nuinber two thousand and eighty, and one thousand nine hundred and eighty-four, in the State of Virginia, for one year .preceding the thirty-first day of De. cember, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, under written contracts with the Postmaster General.
Approved February 1, 1849.
CHAP. 45.-AN ACT for the relief of the owners of the Spanish brig Res
Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep.
resentatives of the United Stales of America in Congress as. Certain dig- sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is criminating du hereby, directed to refund to William Howell and Son, in be ties exacted from them to be re, half of the owners of the Spanish brig Restaurador, out of any
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the discrimi.
CHAP. 46.-AN ACT for the relief of Thomas Douglas, late United States
attorney for East Florida.
(Sec. 1.] Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the accounting officers of the treasury be au- His accounts
to be audited and 'thorized and required to audit and settle the accounts of setlled.
Thomas Douglas, lale altorney of the United States for East Florida, for his services in defending, by direction of the President of the United States, sundry suits founded upon claims to lands in his district, and to allow him just and reasonable compensation for his said services, according to allowances berelofore made for similar services in siinilar cases; and that the Sec-d
Amount found retary of the Treasury be authorized to pay said Thomas him. Douglas any balance due him on such account, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Approved February 1, 1849.
due to be paid
CHAP. 47.-AN ACT for the relief of Timothy Cavan.
eight dollars per
[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Seriate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembleu, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby di- A. pension of rected, to place the name of Timothy Cavan, of Monroe month allowed county, State of Obio, on the list of invalid pensioners; and " that the said Cavan receive a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month, from the twenty-third day of January , eighteen hundred and forty-four, to continue during his natural life.
Approved February 2, 1849.
CHAP. 48.-AN ACT for the relief of William Plummer, executor of Star
key Armistead, deceased.
(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre. sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That no proceedings shall be taken or prosecuted by All further pro. or on behalf of the United States for ensorcing a judgment ren- lain judgments dered at April term, anno domini eighteen hundred and mainst thirty, of the district court of the United States for the district in the district of Albemarle, in the district of North Carolina, in behalf of for district of N. the United States against Thomas Turner, William A. Turner, and William S. Ellison, for eleven hundred dollars, to be discharged on payment of four hundred and eighty dollars and eighty cents, with interest from November twentieth, eighteen hundred, and twenty-nine, and costs, or for enforcing one other judgment rendered in the said court at the same term in behalf of the United States against the said Thomas and William A. Turner for thirteen bundred dollars, to be discharged on pày. ment of six hundred and forty-four dollars and forty cents, with
Turner & others
court of the U.S.
Carolina 7 stayed.
interest from January second,eighteen hundred and thirty,and all costs, or for enforcing two other judgments rendered in the said court at October term, anno domini eighteen hundred and forty-eight, upon writs of scire facias brought at the instance of the United Slates upon the first named judgment, the principal, interest, and costs due upon the said first judgment having been paid into the office of the clerk of the said court on the fourteenth November, anno domini eighteen hundred and thirtyfive, by William Plummer, executor of Slarkey Armistead; but all further proceedings thereon shall be perpetually stayed, District auor- and the district attorney of the United States for the district of
■aw "judgments North Carolina shall cause satisfaction of the said judgments
as satisfied. to be duly entered upon the record.
Approved February 2,1849.
CHAP. 49.—AN ACT for the relief of William Fuller and Charles Savage
[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stales of America in Congress as81,29917 m be sembled, That the sum* of twelve hundred and twenty-nine ra"uonor'a"con-dollars and seventeen cents be appropriated and paid, out of wm.FuHCTwitil any money 'n ,ne treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full ih« p. o. Dtpnn-satisfaction of a contract made by William Fuller with the "' Post Office Department, for transporting the mail from Decatur
to Rome, in the State of Georgia, terminating the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, the same to be paid Manner in as follows: unto Charles Savage, assignee of said Fuller, the Mm^ha'irbc'paid. sum of five hundred and forty-four dollars and forty-five cents of said sum, and the residue to said Fuller. Approved February 10, 1849.
CHAP. 50—AN ACT for the relief of Jeanette C. Huntington, Widow and sole executrix of William D. Cheever, deceased.
[sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stales of America in Congress as821,231 is ia,sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby utatPa'mounilost is, directed to pay to Jeanette C. Huntington, widow and sole ch'ec^er'dMea^ executrix of William D. Cheever, deceased, twenty-one thoued, on 'treasury sand two hundred and thirty-one dollars and eighteen cents, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, being the amount of his loss on treasury notes while engaged in supplying the army of the United Slates, under a contract with the Secretary of War, during the years eighteen hundred and fourteen and eighteen hundred and fifteen, and reported by the Secretary of the Treasury to be due. Approved February 10, 1849.
under a contract made by the P.
with Reeside and
dited and settled.
CHAP. 51.–AN ACT for the relief of William Fuller and Orlando Saltmarsh.
(Sec.1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Their accounts Department be, and he is hereby, directed to audit and settle carrying the mail the accounts of William Fuller and Orlando Saltmarsh, for services actually rendered by them in carrying the mail on o... Department routes number iwo thousand three hundred and sixty-six, and Avery to be au. number two thousand three hundred and eighty, in the State of Georgia, under a contract entered into by the department with Jaines Reeside and George W. Avery for transporting the mail over said routes from first January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, till thirty-first December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, allowing to said Fuller and Salımarsh the full contract price for said service for the time they continued to perforin it. And the Postmaster General is hereby directed to cause to be paid to said Fuller and Salt- found justly due marsh whatsoever sum shall appear to be justly due to them deducting payupon said settlement, deducting all payments which may have mi been heretofore made; and he is hereby further directed and required, to correct the accounts of the late James Reeside at Accounts of the department, by striking from them all credits which may corrected. heretofore have been given him for the services above mentioned.
Approved February 10, 1849.
them to be paid,
CHAP. 52.-AN ACT niaking appropriations for the support of the Military
Academy, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty.
[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress as.' sembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropiated, for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty:
For pay of officers, instructers, cadets, and musicians, seven- Pay. ty-nine thousand seven hundred and sixty-four dollars;
For commutation of subsistence, five thousand six hundred subsistence. and twenty-one dollars;
For forage for officers' horses,' two thousand four hundred Forage. and ninety-six dollars; and all professors shall be entitled to the same amount of forage which is allowed to officers of the rank to which their rank is assimilated; !
For clothing for officers' servants, four hundred and twenty Clothing. dollars; For repairs, fuel, apparatus, forage for public horses and Incidental and
contingenteroxen, stationery, printing, and other incidental and contingent penses., expenses, twenty-six thousand four hundred and sixty dollars;