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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sss. MI. CL 79. 1868. 751
the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three,
twenty thousand dollars.
To supply deficiency in the appropriation for rent, fitting up, and fur- Quartermaster-
nishing of the rooms temporarily provided for the use of the Quarter- General'sDepart-
Department, including stationery and miscellaneous ment.
master-General's
items, for the current fiscal year, six thousand six hundred and eighty-
four dollars.
For the Mississippi squadron, building, repairs, equipment, machinery, Mississippi
three million eight hundred thousand dollars; increase on cost of mate- squadrOn.
rials, five hundred and eighty thousand dollars; completion of armored-
clad vessels, four million five hundred thousand dollars.
For contingent fund of the Bureau of Yards ano Docks for eighteen Bureau Yards
hundred and sixty-two and three, three hundred thousand dollars. and Docks.
For enlarging hospital at marine barracks, Washington, and construct- Hospital at m
iag sewer to Eastern Branch, nine thousand and fifty dollars. rine barracks.
For deficiencies of appropriations in the Navy Department for the fiscal Deficiency
year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, as follows, appropriations
for Navy Depart-
ment.
For increase and repairs of the navy: completion of side-wheel steam- Side-wbhel
ers, hulls, equipment, and machinery, two million eight hundred thousand steamers.
dollars.
Completion of screw steamers, hulls, equipment, and machinery, one Screw steam-
million five hundred thousand dollars. e.
Purchase of large steamers, two million six hundred thousand dollars. Purelmase of
Purchase of small steamers and tug-boats, seven hundred and fifty steamers.
thousand dollars.
Repairs of steam machinery, one million nine hundred and fifty thou- Repars ofsteam
machinery.
sand dollars.
For instituting and conducting experiments for testing various methods Testing meth-
of working steam expansively, twenty thousand dollars. ods of working
steatm.
SEc. 5. And be it further enacted, That the surgeon and the citizen at Pay of surgeon
large, who are, with the provostmarshal, to form the enrolling board of and citizen on
nrolig board.
each Congressional district, shall receive the compensation of an assistant-
surgeon of the army, excluding commutation for fuel and quarters for the
time actually employed; and that the same may be paid by the Secretary
of War out of appropriations already made for the services of that De-
partment.
Sac. 6. And be it further enacted, That the President cause to be struck Medals of
from the dies recently prepared at the United States mint for that purpose, Honor.
" Medals of Honor" additional to those authorized by the act [Resolution]
of July twelfth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and present the same to
such officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates as have most dis-
tinguished or who may hereafter most distinguish themselves in action;
and the sum of twenty thousand dollars is hereby appropriated out of any
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to defray the expenses
of the same.
For surveying the public lands in Colorado Territory, in addition to Public land in
the sum hereinbefore appropriated, fire thousand dollars. Colorado.
For surveying the public lands in Kansas and Nebraska, in addition to Kansas an,
the sum hereinbefore appropriated, ten thousand dollars. Nebraska.
For surveying the public lands in Dakota Territory, ten thousand dol- Dakota.
lam
For surveying the public lands in Washington Territory, in addition to Washington
the sum hereinbefore appropriated, five thousand dollars. Territow.
Sac. 7. And be it further enacted, That to supply a clerical omission in Metropolitan
the act entitled "An act making appropriations for the legislative, execu- Police.
tive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June
thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, the following words be, and
hereby are, added to the end of the paragraph for the support of the

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1863, ch. 5. Metropolitan Police of the District of Columbia : "One hundred and ten
.ne, p. 094. thousand dollars."
Additional SEC. 8. And be it furtaer enacted, That in addition to the clerical force
elerks inote f now authorized by law in the office of the second comptroller, the Secre-
d comptrller. tary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to appoint as follows: Four
clerks of class four; four of class three, and ten of class two, and one
assistant messenger at a salary of seven hundred dollars per annum ; said
additional force shall be employed and continue only during the rebellion,
and for one year after its close; and the amount necessary to pay their
salaries from the time of their appointment, for the fiscal year ending
June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and for the fiscal year end-
ing June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, is hereby appropriated.
Appropriation SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, That the appropriation for tempo-
cor temporare
clerks to inclu do rary clerks in the Treasury Department, for the year ending thirtieth
stationery, &e. June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, shall apply to and include stationery
and furniture for the use of said clerks.
CourtofClaims. Court of Claims.- For salaries of two additional judges,1 from the
Judges. eighth of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, to thirtieth June, eigh-
teen hundred and sixty-four, at an annual salary each of four thousand
dollars, ten thousand five hundred and twenty dollars.
Bailiff. For salary of bailif, from eighth March, eighteen hundred and sixty-
three, to thirtieih June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, at an annual
salary of one thousand dollars, one thousand two hundred and ninety-five
dollars.
Minister resi- For a minister resident in Greece, three thousand seven hundred and
dent in Greece. fifty dollars.
Butler and See. 9. And be it furt/er enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury
Carpenter (or en- i hereby authorized to allow to Butler and Carpenter, contractors for
graving revenue
stavnrv, engraving internal revenue stamps, thirty per cent. of the cost of engrav-
ing the special dies for that purpose, and not to exceed in amount
the sum
of twenty thousand dollars.
Appropriation SEC. 10. A-d be it futher enacted, That the sum of one hundred thou-
orexpeases oact sand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be, and the same is
relating to habeas
corpus, &. hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise ap-
propriated, towards defraying the expenses consequent upon carrying into
effect the act of Congress of [this date,) entitled "An act to regulate [relat-
ing to] habeas corpus, and regulating judicial proceedings in certain cases."
Public money SEc. 11. And he itfurther enacted, That so much of the second section
in
may tie depoeited of the proid
Phdiladelpbia act of August si~tth, eighteen hundred and forty-six, entitled "An
in custo-house act to provde for the better organization of. the treasury, and for the col-
building. lection, safe-keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue," as
1846, (b. 90, § 2. designiates the mint of the United States in in the city of Philadelphia to be
Vol. ix. p. 59. the place of deposit of the public money at that point. i., hereby amended
so as to authorize the deposit of the same in the custom-hou-e building
of the said city, whenever, in the opinion of the Secretary of the Treas-
ury, the public convenience will be subserved thereby; and the .sum of
Appropriation. ten thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, payable out of any moneys
in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be expended under the di-
rection of the Secretary of the Treasury, in the construction of vaults
and the fitting up of offices in the said custom-house building for the
proper receipt, custody, and disbursement of such public money as may
be deposited therein.
Treasurer of SEc. 12. And be it further enacted, That the treasurer of the mint of
mint to dejig- the United States, by virtue of that office assistant
nate ch~ief erks. United States at Philadelphia, is authorized to designate treasurer of the
from among the
clerks in his said offices respectively, one to act as chief clerk to the treas-
urer of themint, and one other to act as chief clerk to the Assistant
Treasurer of the United States.
Chief clerks SEC. 18. And be it further enacted,That, in case of the sickness or
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unavoiaable absence of the treasurer of the mint, he may, in his dis- arer or assistant
cretion, authorize the respective chief clerks to act in his place, and to trasrer
discharge all the duties required by law of the treasurer of the mint or
assitant-treasurcr of the United States at Philadelphia.
Szc. 14. And be itfurtherenacted, That the chief and other clerks' in -'-'kDuties
and
of chief
the treasury department of the mint shall give such assistance in the ceerk n othier
o
assistant-treasury or the United States at Philadelphia, in the receipt,
custody, and disbursement of the public money, as may be required of
them by the treasurer, with the same responsibility for the faithful per-
formance of such duty as is imposed upon them by the laws in force for
the government of the mint and the officers and clerks thereof.
Szc. 15. And be it filrther enacted, That the secretary of the senate Contingent tx-
be directed to pay, out of the contingent fund, for such extra messengers, paes of Senale.
pages, laborers, and services for the Senate durina the present session, as
the committee to audit and control the contingent expenses of the Senate
may approve and direct.
SzeC. 16. And be it further enacted, That an assistant collector of Assistantollee-
customs shall be appointed at the port of New York, in the mode pre-tN ork.at
scribed by law for the appointment of deputy collectors, at an annual com- Pay and duties.
pensation of five thousand dollar., who shall perform such duties, and
exercise such powers now devolved on the collector as may be assigned to
him by that officer; and all the official acts of said assistant, in pursuance
of such asignment, shall be as valid in law as if performed by the collee-
tor himself: Provided, That the collector shall be responsible for the offi- Collector to be
cial acts as aforesaid of said assistant, and that no additional vtp ,-p of assisat.
a a ofsistanfo
ation shall be made for the payment of his compensation.
Sce. 17. And be it further enacted, That the signal-corps of the army Signal-corps of
shall, during the presnt rebellion, be organized as follows: There shall be the army, organ-
one chief signafl-officer, a colonel, who shall be signal-officer of the army;ization.
one lieutenant-colonel; two majors, who shall be inspectors; and for each
army corps or military department there shall be one captain and as many
lieutenants, not exceeding eight, as the President may deem necessaiy, to
be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and conent of the
Senate, who shall receive the pay and emoluments of cavalry officers of
similar grades; and for each officer of the signal-corps there may be en-
listed or detailed one sergeant and six privates, who shall receive the pay
of similar grades of engineer soldiers: Provided, that no officer or en-, Proviso.
listed man shall be allowed to serve in the signal-corps until he shall have
been examined and approved by a military board, to be convened for
that purpose by the Secretary of War.
Sac. 18. And be it further enacted, That the officers and enlisted men Officers and
herein, provided for shall be subject to the rules and articles of war. men tobe e
bject
They may be mounted upon horses, the property of the United States, of wr,
and shall serve in any military department, or with any forces to which
they may be ordered. And officers of the army who may be appointed
in this corps may, after the rebellion, be restored to their respective regi-
ments or corps, and receive the same rank and promotion as if they had
continued to serve therein.
Sao. 19. And be it further enacted, That there shall be appointed in Clerks tosigual
the office of the signal-officer two clerks of class two. And in selecting officer.
offieers and men tbr the organization of the signal-corps, as herein pro-
vided, preference shall be given to such as have served faithfully, or as
are now serving in the acting signal-corps of the army.
Sie. 20. And be it further enacted, That, in order to allow time for 0111cm mst,
their thorough examination, the President may appoint the officers au- be appotnted a
thorized by this act during the recess of Congress ; which appointments su.
shall be submitted to the Senate at their next session for their advice and
tonsent.
Sac. 21. And be it frtr enacted, That the sum of thirteen thousand Bridge and
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market-house In dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any
Georgetown. money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for reconstructing the
bridges and market-house in Georgetowni built across the Chesapeake
and Ohio Canal, and for raising the same so as to open a convenient out-
let to the trade of the canal to the Potomac River, in place of that which
has been interrupted by the occupation of the aqueduct connecting the
Chesapeake and Ohio, and the Alexandria Canals, as a bridge for the
transportation of supplies for the army of the United States across said
river; said sum to be expended under the direction of the President of
the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company.
Minnesota to Szc. 22. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury
be repaid
Pamse ex-
of sup. be, and he is hereby directed, out of any money in the treasury not
WIntdia, otherwise appropriated, to pay to the Governor of the State of Minnesota,
or his duly authorized agent, the costs, charges, and expenses properly in-
curred by said State in suppressing Indian hostilities within said State
and upon its borders, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-two, not ex-
ceeding two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be settled upon proper
vouchers to be filed and passed upon by the proper accounting officers of
Pwvleo the treasury.: P'ovided, That, in determining the claims to be allowed
under this act, the same principles, rules, and regulations shall be observed
by the accofinting officers in auditing said expenses as have been applied
to the claims allowed to states under the act approved July twenty-sev-
1861, ch. 21. enth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, entitled " An act to indemnify the
Ane P. 276. States for expenses incurred by them in defence of the United States."
Passports, to SEc. 23. And be itfuther enacted, That so much of the act approved
whom granted, the eighteenth of August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, entitled "An
o185,
Vol. xh. 12. act to regulate the diplomatic and consular systems of the United States,"
xi. p. 52.
as prohibits the granting of passports to any other than citizens of the
United States, shall be, and is hereby repealed, so far as that prohibition
may embrace any class of persons liable to military duty by the laws of
the Unitbd States.
Consulate at Sze. 24. And be it further enacted, That the President of-the United
Trinidad do Cuba States be, and he is hereby authorized, whenever in his judgment the
may be 'discon-
tinued. public interest may so require, to discontinue the consulate of the United
Consul at Cien- States at Trinidad de Cuba, and to appoint at Cienfuegos, in that island,
fluego. a consul with the same salary and emoluments as those now allowed by
law to the consul at Trinidad de Cuba.
Judge Advoate S c. 25. And be it further enacted, That every judge-advocate of a
may compel court-martial or court of inquiry hereafter to be constituted, shall have
attendance of
witnsss, power to issue the like process to compel witnesses to appear and testify
which courts of criminal juri-diction within the state, territory, or dis-
triet where such military courts shall be ordered to sit may lawfully issue.
Armovi&D, March 8, 1863.

Maggh , 1s Ca. LXXX.- An Act for inreasing the Revenue by Rsseration and Sale o" Ton
Sites on Public Lands.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreentative of the United
Town st to &ae of America & Congress atem d, That it shall be the duty of
be reserved. the President of the United States to reserve from the public lands,
whether surveyed or unsurveyed, town sites on the shores of harbors, at
the"junction of rivers, important portages, or any natural or prospective
centres of population.
Reservatiou Se. 2. And be it fw er enacted, That when, in the opinion of the
to be s id President, the publid interests require it, it shall be the duty of the Seere-
into low tary of the Interior to cease any of said reservations, or part thereof, to
be surveyed into urbin or suburban lots of suitable size, and to fix by
Value to be appraisement of disinterested persons their cash value, and to offer the
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to be held subject to sale at private entry according to such regulations as


U at
LAteto be sold
8ubiaoe
ot
the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided That no lot sh private entry.
be disposed of at public sale or private entry for less than the appraised Proviso,.
value thereof: .Andpro, ded,furter, That said sales shall be conducted
by the register and receiver of the land-office in the district in which
said reservations may be situated, in accordance with the laws and rules
and instructions of the department regulating the sales of public lands.
AppROVED, March 8, 1868.

Cu.,p. LXXXL-dn Act I1IGat HG 5 Cntai, and regulat udida Procee- 8, M.


KMa&

Be it enacte by the Senate and Homse of Rcpreentaves of ahe United


Sks of America in Congress assemUed, That, during the present re- The President
bellion, the President of the United States, whenever, in his judgment, mai ofpn t
the public safety may require it, is authorized to suspend the privilege of o during the
the writ of habeas corpus in any case throughout the United States, or o-
any part thereof. And whenever and wherever the said privilege shall Effet of the
be suspended, as aforesaid, no military or other officer shall be compelled, suspension.
in answer to any writ of habeas corpus, to return, the body oi# any person
or persons detained by him by authority of the President; but upon the
certificate, under oath, of the officer having charge of any one so detained
that such person is detained by him as a prisoner under authority of the
President, further proceedings under the writ of habeas corpus shall be
suspended by the judge or court having issued the said writ, so long as
said suspension by the President shall remain in force, ana said rebellion
continue.
Sic. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of State and political List ofprisoers
state a
the Secretary of War be, and they are hereby, directed, as soon as may to be frbbhd,,
be practicable, to furnish to the judges of the circuit and district courts the judges of the
of the United States and of the District of Columbia a list of the names United States
laws cour.
of all persons, citizens of states in which the administration of the
has continued unimpaired in the said Federal courts, who are 'now, or
may hereafter be, held as prisoners of the United States, by order or au-
thority of the President of the United States or either of said Secretaries,
in any fort, arsenal, or other place, as state or political prisoners, or other-
wise than as prisoners of war; the said list to contain the names of all
those who reside in the respective jurisdictions of said judges, or who
may be deemed by the said Secretaries, or either of them, to have vio-
lated any law of the United States in any of said jurisdictions, and also
the date of each arrest; the Secretary of State to furnish a list of such
persons as are imprisoned by the order or authority of the President, act-
ing through the State Department, and the Secretary of War a list of
such as are imprisoned by the order or authority of the President, acting
through the Department of War. And in all cases where a grand jury, When such
having attended any of said courts having jurisdiction in the premises, ermd ~t
after the passage of this act, and after the furnishing of said list, as afore-
said, has terminated its session without finding an indictment or present-
ment, or other proceeding against any such person, it shall be the duty
of the judge of said court forthwith to make an order that any such pris-
oner desiring a discharge from said imprisonment be brought before him
to be discharged; and every officer of the United States having custody
of such prisoner is hereby directed immediately to obey and execute said
judge's toorder; and in case he shall delay or refuse so to do, he shall be Penalty for re-
subject idictment for a misdemeanor, and be punished by a fine of not order f thbey
less than five hundred dollars and imprisonment in the common jail for a court.
period not less than six months, in the discretion of the court: Proidd,
Auneur, That no person shall be discharged by virtue of the provisions gate ~Oath
of ll.
betaken
of this act until after he or she shall have taken an oath of allegiance before dlsharge.

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to the Government of the United States, and to support the" Constitution
thereof; and that he or she will not hereafter in any way encourage or
give aid and comfort to the present rebellion, or the supporters thereof:
Sureties of the And provided, aao, That the judge or court before whom such person
Peace 1087 be may be brough,,before discharging him or her from imprisonment, shall
S bt have power, on examination of the case, and, if the public safety shall
require it, shall be required to cause him or her to enter into recogni-
zance, with or without surety, in a sum to be fixed by said judge or court,
to keep the peace and be of good behavior towards the United States and
its citizens, and from time to time, and at such times as such judge or
court may direct, appear before said judge or court to be further dealt
Duty of district with, according to law, as the circumstances may require. And it shall
attorney. be the duty of the district attorney of the United States to attend such
examination before the judge.
Prisoners under , Szo. 8. And he it further enacted, That in ease any of such prison-
inoictmen 4'e, era shall be under indictment or presentment for any offence against the
on be$ laws of the United States, and by existing laws bail or -a recognizance
may be taken for the appearance for trial of such- person, it shall be the*
duty of said judge at once to discharge such person upon bail or recog-
nizance for trial as aforesaid. And in case the said Secretaries of State
If list of pris- sand War shall for any reason refuse or omit to furnish the said list of
oners is not fur d as prisoners as aforesaid at the time of the passe of this
nisted, &,.,wht persons helda
remedy. act within twenty days thereafter, and of such persons as hereafter may
be arrested within twenty days from the time of the arrest, any citizen
may, after a grand jury shall have terminated its session without finding
an indictment or presentment, as provided In the second section of this
act, by a petition alleging the facts aforesaid touching any of the persons
so as aforesaid imprisoned, supported by the oath of such petitioner or
any other 1redible person, obtain and be entitled to have the said judge's
order to discharge such prisoner on the same terms and conditions pre-
scribed in the second section of this act: P/rovided, however, That the
said judge shall be satisfied such allegations are true.
Any order of So.'4.. kd be it fwiher enacte, That any order of the President,
the reoent to or under his authority, made at any time during the existence of the pres-
be a defence to
any action for eat rebellion, shall be a defence in all courts to any action or prosecution,
fale ernet &e. civil or criminal, pending, or to be commenced, for any search, seizure,
arrest, or imprisonment, made, done, or committed, or acts omitted to be
done, under and by virtue of such order, or under color of any law of
Congress, and such defence may be made by special plea, or under the
general issue.
Actions salnst Sue. 5. And be it fher enacted, That if any suit or prosecution,
offlcers e oth- civil or criminal, has been or shall be commenced in any state court
ors for torts in
arrest may be against any officer, civil or military, or against any other person, for any
remed to cir- arrest or imprisonment made, or other trespasses or wrongs done or com-
cuit court. mitted, or any act omitted to be done, at any time during the present rebel-
lion, by virtue or under color of any authority derived from or exercised by
or under the President of the United States, or any act of Congress, and
the defendant shall, at the time of entering his appearance in such court,
or if such appearance shall have been entered before the pawage of this
act, then at the next session of the court in which such suit or prosecution
is pending, file a petition, stating the facts and verified by affidavit, for the
Proceedings for removal of the cause for trial at the next circuit court of the United
removal. States, to be holden in the district where the suit is pending, and offer
good and sufficient surety for isis filing in such court, on the first day of
its session, copies of such process and other proceedings against him, and
also for his appearing in such court and entering special bail in the cause,
if special bail was originally required therein. It shall then be the duty
Btate to of the state court to accept the surety and proceed no further in the
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shall be discharged. And such copies being filed as aforesaid in such
court of the United States, the cause shell proceed therein in the same
manner as if it had been brought in said court by original process, what.
ever may be the amount in dispute or the damages claimed, or whatever
the citizenship of the parties, any former law to the contrary notwithstand-
ing. And any attachment of the goods or estate of the defendant by the Origina at-
original process shall hold the goods or estate so attached to answer the bment od.
final judgment in the same manner as by the laws of such state they &Mtlt -
would have been holden to answer final judgment had it been rendered in court, action may
the court in which the suit or prosecution was commenced. And it shall eei d to
be lawful in any such action or prosecution which may be now pending, appeal.
or hereafter commenced, before any state court whatever, fbr any cause
aforesaid, after final judgment, for either party to remove and transfer, by
appeal, such case during the session or term of said court at which the
same shall have taken place, from such court to the next circuit court of
the United States to be held in the district in which such appeal shall be
taken, in manner aforesaid. And it shall be the duty of the person tak- Proceedings.
ing such appeal to produce and file in the said circuit court attested copies
of the process, proceedings, and judgment in such cause; and it shall also
be competent for either party, within six months after the rendition of a
judgment in any such cause, by writ of error or other process, to remove
the same to the circuit court of the United States of that district in which
such judgment shall have been rendered; and the said circuit court shall cuit court to
thereupon proceed to try and determine the ftets and the law in such ac- try t" .e,,'
tion, in the same manner as if the same had been there originally corn- commened
menced, the judgment in such case notwithstanding. And any bail which therein.
may have been taken, or property attached, shall be holden on the final Ba and at-
judgment of the said circuit court in such action, in the same manner as tahments.
if no such removal and transfer had been made, as aforesaid. And the
state court, from which any such action, civil or criminal, may be re- State court to
moved and transferred as aforesaid, upon the parties giving good and Oee d no fur-
sufficient security for the prosecution thereof, shall allow the same to be er.
removed and transferred, and proceed no further in the case: Provided,
howevr, That if the party aforesaid shall fail duly to enter the removal If removal Is
and transfer, as afortsaid, in the circuit court of the United States, agree- not Pe*'t,
ably to this act, the state court, by which judgment shall have been ren- issue execution.
dered, and from which the transfer and removal shall have been made, as
aforesaid, shall be authorized, on motion for that purpose, to issue execu-
tion, and to carry into effect any such judgment, the same as if no such
removal and transfer had been made. And provided also, That no such Appeal not al.
appeal or writ of error shall be allowed in any criminal action or prose- e"aleinen a
appeal
cution where final judgment shall have been rendered in favor of the criminal case,
when, &c.
defendant or respondent by the state court. And if in any suit hereafter Double costs.
commenced the plaintiff is nonsuited or judgment pass against him, the
defendant shall recover double costs.
SEc. 6. And be it further enacted, That any suit or prosecution de- Suit my be
scribed in this act, in which final judgment may be rendered in the circuit eanied to tI M--
court, may be carried by writ of error to the supreme iourt, whatever preme court.
may be the amount of said judgment.
ac. 7. And be it further enacted, That no suit or prosecution, civil Suits and
or criminal, shall be maintained for any arrest or imprisonment made, or p 2oeutlee
other trespasses or wrongs done or committed, or act omitted to be done, in two years.
at any time during the present rebellion, by virtue or under color of any
authority derived from or exercised by or under the President of the
United States, or by or under any act of Congress, unless the same shall
have been commenced within two years next after such arrest, imprison-
ment, trespass, or wrong may have been done or committed or act mar
have been omitted to be done: Proided That in no ease shall the limi- Limitation net
tation herein provided commence to run until the passage of this act, so to I t
act.

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that no party shall, by virtue of this act, be debarred of his remedy by
suit or prosecution until two years from and after the passage of this am
APPRovD, March 8, 1868.

March 8s8IM. Ou. XII. - An Act to authorize the Breve"tn of 11ifterand ether Qjtceti in
the Unaited Stat. Serice.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the. United
Brevet rank of Sates of America in Congres assembled, That the President of the United
volunteer and States be, and he hereby is, authorized, by and with the advice and con-
sent of the Senate, to confer brevet rank upon such commissioned officers
of the volunteer and other forces in the United States service as have
been,.or may hereafter be, distinguished by gallant actions or meritorious
Pay, &e., not conduct; which rank shall not entitle them to any increase of pay or
irse. emoluments.
APROVED, March 8, 1868.

March 8, 188. CHAP. LXXXL-An Act 1 the eif of certain Po, wsohmperfosed t
Duties of Assistant Surgeons in Reghnento of (Yavaby.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of tae United
Pay of those States of America in Congress assembled, That physicians and surgeons
acthuge orst who have since the second day of July last been duly appointed and corn-
nt surgeons of
cavalry missioned as second assistant surgeons in volunteer regiments of cavalry,
and as such have been duly mustered into the military service of the
United States, and actually performed the duties appertaining to that
office, shall be paid therefor in like manner and upon like proof as other
Proviso. assistant surgeons of cavalry: Provided, That not more than two assistant
surgeons to each regiment shall be allowed and paid for services per-
formed at one and the same time.
APprovzD, March 8, 1868.

March 8, 1868. CrrAt. LXXXIV. -An Act to amend an Act entled " An At to audtorie the E.
1861, ch. 9. plogineat of Volunteers to aid in enforci the Laws, and protetng Public Property,"
approved July twenty-two, ehteen hundred and sirty-on
Ants, p. 268.
Be it enacted V the Senate and Home of Repraentatives of the United
Persons dis- Staes of America in Oongress assembd That every non-commissioned
charged within officer, private, or other person who has been or shall hereafter be dis-
two Years of
enlistment, by charged from the army of the United States, within two years from the
reason of wounds, date of their enlistment, by reason of wounds received in battle, shall be
&c., entitled to entitled to receive the same bounty as is granted or may be granted to the
bounty.
same classes of persons who are discharged after a service of two years;
Repealing and all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this, are hereby repealed.
clause APPRovED, March 8, 1868.

March ,188. CAP. LXXXV.-An Ad concerning Letters of MaNwue, Prixes, and Prize Goods.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Rouse of R entatives of tMe United
President may State of Aerica in ongrmes assembled, That in all domestic and for-
issue letters of eign wars the President of the United States is authorized to issue to
marque, &e. private armed vessels of the United States, commissions, or letters of
marque and general reprisal in such form as he shall think proper, and
under the seal of the United States, and make all needful rules and regu.
Rules for ain- lations for the government and conduct thereof, and for the adjudication
dication, &c.,o and disposal of the prizes and salvages made by such vessels: Provided,
puthority, That the authority conferred by this act shall cease and terminate at the
when to ceae. end of three years from the passage of this act.
AppROVxD, March 8, 1863.

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Ow. LXXXTL-A A iwther to repuate Poedasin PriaeM .e,ad to wend Xrh 6,1866.
waiene Act. of Conres in Rekuien therdto
Be it exacted by Senate and House of Rqpesentatives of the United
States of Amerioa in Cbngres assembd, That whenever any prize prop- tale of prize
erty shall be condemned in any district or circuit court, or shall at any property, when
to order.
stage of the proceedings be found by the court to be perishing, perish- court
able, or liable to deteriorate or depreciate, or whenever the costs of keeping
the same shall be disproportionate to its value, or whenever all the par-
ties in interest who have appeared in the case shall agree thereto, it shall
be the duty of the court to order a sale thereof, and no appeal shall oper- Appeal not to
ate to prevent the making or execution of such order. And upon any prevent-
sale, it shall be the duty of the marshal forthwith to deposit the gross pro- Proceeds of
eeeds of the sale with the assistant treasurer of the United $tates nearest ele.
to the place of sale, and subject to the order of the court in the particular
case; and the court may at any time order the payment from such de- Payment of
posit of the expenses and disbursements necessarily incurred in the cus- expenses and dis-
bu'semeDta.
tody, preservation, and sale of said property, audited and allowed by the
court in the manner provided by law. And when a decree of condemna- Costs, fees, and
tion shall be made in any cause, the court may, in like manner, order the charges.
payment from said deposit of the costs, fees, and charges decreed in the
cause. And on a final decree of distribution, after the payment of such
costs, fees, and expenses, the residue of the deposit shall, by order of the Residne to be
court, be paid into the treasury of the United States for distribution paid into the
according to the decree. And the clerk of the court shall forthwith Clerk leasury.
to trane-
transmit to the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of the Navy mit copies of fnal
certified copies of said final decree of distribution; and in case the final decree.
decree shall be for restitution without costs, the costs, fees, and disburse- CO.", how paid
meats allowed by the court• and nf unpaid" shall " upon the fund
" betha charge • when
for decree is
restitution
for defraying the expenses of suits in which the United States is a without costs.
party or interested. And the Treasury Department shall credit the Navy Those in navel
epartment with the amount held for distribution; and the several service entitled
officers, marines, sailors, and other persons in the naval service entitled to the prize-
money to be
to share in the prize money, shall be credited in their accountt with the credited there-
Navy Department with the amount to which they are respectively en- with.
tided.
SEc. 2. And be it fiUr eracted, That the Secretary of the Navy or the Captured ves-
Secretary of War shall be, and they or either of them are hereby, authorized eels, arIs,
me), be Waen for
to take any captured vessel, any arms or munitions of war, or other material, government use.
for the use of the Government; and when the same shall have been taken, Proceedings in
before being sent in for adjudication, or afterwards, the department for such eaes.
whose use it was taken shall deposit the value.of the same in the treas-
ury of the United States, subject to the order of the court in which prize
proceeding shall be taken in the case; and when there is a final decree
of distribution in the prize court, or if no proceedings in prize shall be
taken, the money shall be credited to the Navy Department to be dis-
tributed according to law.
Szc. S. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Navy Secretary of
shall employ an auctioneer or auctioneers of established reputation in that the Navyeto a-
branch of merchandise, to make sales of all prize goods, under the direc- Odl prizegoods
tion of the marshall of the district in which the property shall be ordered under thedreo-
to be sold, and at a rate of compensation not to exceed in any ease one o h e mar-
and one fourth per centum upon the gross amount of the sales; and such Pay.
sales shall be advertised in the fullest and most conspicuous manner, and Advertiement.
to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Navy; and any fraud, collu- Coludon, &.,
Insale tooe.,
sion, or combination, or any..... act or fraudulent device or contrivance in the captors, defra
sale and disposition of any prize property, by which the captors or the made a felony,
Government are or may be defrauded, shall be, and is hereby, declared to and how pun-
be a felony; and any public officer or agent, or any other person engaged ihed
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diction, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding twenty thousand dollars,
and to imprisonment not exceeding ten years, or to both, in the discretion
of the court.
Counsel to SEC. 4. And be t fMer enactod, That the third section of the act of
Captors. twenty-fifth March, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled "An act to
182, eh. 0,1 & facilitate evidence and proceedings in and adjudications upon captured
Ants, p.875. property of prize," be, and the same is hereby, amended, so that the com-
pensation of counsel to the captors to be adjusted and determined by the
Compensation. court, and paid and allowed as costs, shall be confined to compensation for
such services as may be rendered necessary by reason of the captors hav-
ing interests conflicting with those of the United States, and proper in
the opinion of the court to be represented by separate counsel from those
182, ch. 204,reprimting the United States. And so much of the twelfth section of
.A ,, W& the act of July seventeen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled "An
Authority of act for the better government of the navy of the United States," as an-
Secretary of thorizes the Secretary of the Navy to employ an agent or counsel for the
Navy to employ
conznsel repealed. captors and to fix his compensation, is hereby repealed.
Commissioners SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners in prize
of prize not to shall not exceed two in any district of the courts of the United States, to
exceed two in be appointed by the district court of each district, one of whom shall be a
ntonedCt. retired naval officer, to be appointed by the court and approved by the
reired naval Secretary of the Navy; and the annual salaries in each district of both
ol er. commissioners shall not exceed six thousand dollars; and all counsel fees
Salaries. in prize cases in the supreme court of the United States, which have
Counsel fees, been or may be incurred or authorized by any department of the Govern-
ment, shall be audited and allowed by the Attorney-General and solicitor
how paid. of the treasury, and shall be a charge upon and paid out of the fund ap-
propriated for defraying the expenses of suits in which the United States
are parties or interested.
Witness fees, SEe. 6. And 6e it further enacted That when the court shall allow
how paid. witnesses' fees to any witness in a prize cause, and the court has no
money subject to its order in the cause, the same shall be paid by the
marshal as in the case of witnesses in causes in which the United States
is a party, and shall be repaid from any money deposited to the order of
the court in said cause.
Appeals from Se.. And be it furiher enacte That appeals from the district'courts
district courts to of the United States in prize causes shall be directly to the supreme
be directly to
supreme ort, court, and shall be made within thirty days of the rendering of the de-
and within tbirty cree appealed from, unless the court shall previously have extended the
days, unless, " time for cause shown in the particular case ; and the supreme court
In what eases shall always be open for the entry of such appeals. Such appeals may
appeals may e be claimed whenever the amount in controversy exceeds two thousand
cime~d. dollars, and in other cases on the certificate of the district judge that the
adjudication involves a question of difficulty and general importance.
&epealing SEC. 8. And be it further enacted That all provisions of law which
clause, are inconsistent with those of this act shall be, and are hereby, repealed.
APPROVED, March 3, 1863.

March 8, 1868. OEAP LXXV.- An Adt to Mequaiie mad estaWAs the'Cmpmsation qf Me Co~eeto,
%& Cutossa on die ANoaem Nordaten, and Northwasurn Frontiers,and for other
-

Be it enated ke the Seate and Hose of hepresentative of the United


Coleeto of Sttes of America in Congress assembed, That the collector of customs
-00-mto rendr of each of the districts aforesaid shall render, with his accounts of the ex-
with aceounts,
its of etlrQ, penses incident to his office, a list of the clerks and other officers of the
&c. customs employed by him, stating the -rate of compensation allowed to
each, the duties they severally perform, and alsW an account of the sums
paid for stationery, fuel, and all other office expenses, including office rent;

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ror all of which expenses he shall submit an estimate each month in ad- Menotly ea-
vance, and shall state the purposes for which any premises are used; and inate inadvance.
shall also render an accurate account of all fees and commissions col-
lected by him.
Szc. 2. And be it further enacted, That the district of Sackett's Harbor District of
be, and is hereby, annexed to the district of Cape Vincent, and the dis- aekettt anedtoHarbor
that
trict so annexed is hereby abolished and con.tituted a part of the district of ape Vincent,
to which it is annexed; and that the dibtrict of Niagara is hereby ex- Of Nagara ex-
tended so as to include the entire county of Niagara to the channel of tended,of Lewiston
Tonawanda creek; and that Lewiston, in the district of Niagara, is here- discontinued.'
by discontinued as a port of entry, and that the port of entry for the Port of entry
district be, and is hereby, established at Suspension Bridge. established at
Szo. 8. .And be it further enaced, That Plattsburg, in the district of Bkm"M "
Champlain, is hereby discontinued as a port of entry, and that the port Plattsburg dis-
of entry for the district be, and is hereby, established at Rouse's Point, continued as a
at which place the collector of the district shall reside, and a deputy col- P of entry.
lector shall reside at Plattsburg; and all vessels passing through Lake atRo' of entry
Champlain, from Canada, shall hereafter be required to report to the col- Rouse's Point.
lector of customs at Rouses Point.
Sac. 4. And be it further enacted, That Michilimackinack, in the Port of entry
district of Michilimackinack, is hereby discontinued as a port of entry, ari aulstaS
and that the port of entry for the district be, and is hereby, established ed, and that at
at Sault Ste. Marie, at which place the collector of the district shall reside, mlchiliackiO-
and a deputy collector shall reside at Michilnackinack. Mk ued.
Szo. 5. And be it further enacted, That all acts and parts of acts repug- eRePeliig
nant to the provisions of this act be, and the same are hereby, repealed. " "
APPROVED, March 3, 1868.
COw. I IXVIII. - An Act to facilitate fhe Clection of de Revenue in El Paw March 8, 1863.
County, Tam, and in the Tvintory of New Mexico.
Be it enacted b the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
lates of Amimc in ongres assembked, That the tenth section of an Collection die-
act entitled "An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, trict in Texa
and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending thirtieth of ne85 o.1 0?
June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight," approved March third, eighteen J 10. '
hundred and fifty-seven, be, and the same is hereby, repealed; and the Vol. xL p.9l.2
act entitled "An act creating a collection district in Texas and New 18i54, ch. 193.
Mexico," approved August second, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, is Vol. x. P. .
hereby revived and renacted: Provided, That the collector shall reside Residence o
at El Paso, Texas, instead of Frontera. collector.
Szo. 2. And be it further en=acte That the jurisdiction of the district Jurisdiction of
court of New Mexico shall extend over the citizens of El Paso county, cowet
Texas, only in cases not instituted by indictment, and the trial and pro-
ceedings for violations of the revenue laws in said district court of New Violations of
Mexico shall be the same as in other district courts of the United States revenue laws
invested with admiralty powers; and this act shall take effect from and Whenacttake.
after its passage. effect.
APPROVED, March 8, 1868.

CA~P. Act to autherts im. Apoi*mestqf an Auiat


.XX-An was=wof MKrch ,1868.
tde &itd &a; and to fix tde Pay of the 2easure, Assistant Thaswur, Cerk*,
and Messeners in the Office of de Tearer of the United Skta.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Homse of Representative*of the United
States of America in Congress asmem ed, That the President of the Appointmento
United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint, from time to ANStut tes-
time, by and with the consent and approval of the Senate of the United Ste, srof the United
nuthor-
States, an assistant treasurer of the United States; and the treasurer of the ized.
United States may, in his discretion, with the consent of the Secretary of
the Treasury of the United States, authorize the said assistant to act in
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Power and du- the place and stead, and at any and at all times to discharge any or all the
tk. duties required by law of the said treasurer of the United States.
Cashier and as- Sz0. 2. And be itftwurr enacd That the Secretary of the Treasury
asstant. of the United States be, and is hereby, authorized to appoint, in addition
Salaries. to the clerks now authorized by law, a cashier, with an annual salary of
two thousand four hundred dollars per annum ; an assistant cashier, with
Chles of divl- an annual salary of two thousand dollars per annum; four chiefs of divis-
ions. ions, with annual salaries of one thousand eight hundred dollars each per
Salaries. annum; and also a messenger, An assistant messenger, and two laborers, in
Ifsesager, e- addition to those now allowed, at the compensation now authorized-by law.
a ,' lb- . 8. And he it further enacted, That there shall be paid to the
Salary of treasurer of the United States, in lieu and stead of his present eompen-
treasurer of the sation, commencing with and including the first day of July, eighteen
United States, hundred and sixty-two, the sum of five thousand dollars per annum ; but
from *hich amount there shall be deducted all sums of money heretofore
paid to, or received by, the said treasurer, on account of his compensation
for services rendered as treasurer of the United States, since and includ-
ing the day aforesaid, and the income tax on such additional compensation
as will have accrued since the firt day of September, eighteen hundred
of asistant and 'xty-two; and there shall be paid to the assistant treasurer of the-
treasurer. United States an annual compensation of twenty-five hundred dollars.
Appropriations Suc. 4. And 6e it fiurter enacted, That the compensation of the treas-
theretor. urer, deputy treasurer, clerks, and messebgers aforesaid, for the current
and next fiscal years, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury
FzeMte to b$ not otherwise appropriated, Estimates for all such compensations, after
submitted. the next fiscal year, shall be submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury
with his annual estimates.
APPRovxD, March 8, 1868.

March 8,1868. GIm


P. XC.-An Act to prfe the Liens " Vseksin cernk am, and for other
Be it eacted 4 the Snate andHoun of e aives of the Uxied
Bon fd Sates of America in Conress assembed That in all cases now or here-
claims of loyal after pending wherein any ship, vessel, or other property, shall be eon-
citizens, &c. demned in any proceeding by virtue of the acts* above mentioned, or of
Itl establiaed,
to be frt p any other laws on that subject, the court rendering judgment of condemna-
vided for out of tion shall, notwithstanding.such condemnation, and before awarding such
the proceeds of ship, vessel, or other property, or the proceeds thereof, to the United
vesela or other
ponfie- States, or to any informer, first provide for the payment, out of the pro-
ated. ceeds of such ship, vessel, or other property, of any bona fide claims
which shall be filed by any loyal citizen ot the United States, or of any
foreign state or power at peace and amity with the United States,
intervening in such proceeding, and which shall be duly established by
evidence as a valid claim against such ship, vessel, or other property,
under the laws of the United States or of any loyal state thereof: Pro.
When such vided, That no such claim shall be allowed in any case where the
claim is not to be claimant shall have knowingly participated in the illegal use of such ship,
ailowed. vessel, or other property: And pro'ded,also, That this act shall extend
To what claims
this at etend, to such claims only as might have been enforced specifically against such
ship, vessel, or other property, in any loyal state wherein such claim arose.
Apreovza, March 8, 1868.
Mareb 8,1868. Cakt. XCL-A Act to resiyaaizetasot t ie off W/mn,
mats Di ad.pfraher
Puroses.
s tu Be it enacted by th Seate and House of Represnatives of the Uiea
a= in the tates of Amea in on s asemd& That there shall be established
SReference is had to the act ot July 18 3861, ch. 8(Ante, p. 2N), and to the act of August 6,1 1, eh. 80
(Ane, p. 319), which were recited in the title o the bl as reported. When the act was passed, its title was
changed, but this clause was not altered.

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in the District of Columbia a court to be called the supreme court of the District of
District of Columbia, which shall have general jurisdiction in law and Columbia.
equity. It shall consist of four justices, one of whom shall be denomi- Jurstin.
nated as chief justice. These justices shall be appointed by the Pres- Appointment
ident, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and shall hold and term ofoile.
their oflices during good behavior. Each justice, before he enters upon
the duties of his office, shall take the oath prescribed to be taken by oath.
judges of the courts of the United States. Any three of said justices
may hold a general term, and any one of them may hold a special term, General term.
or circuit court, as hereinafter provided. A special term may be held at Special term.
the same time with a circuit court and by the same justice.
Sac. 2. And he it furtAer enacted, That the said court shall have Clerk, bond,
power to appoint a clerk, who" shall take the oath, and give a bond, with etes.
sureties, in the manner prescribed by law for clerks of district courts of
the United States.
Szc. 8. And be it further enacted, That the supreme court organized Powers and
by this act shall possess the same powers and exercise the same jurisdic- Jurisdiction of
tion as is now possessed and exercised by the circuit court of the District promoout
of Columbia, and the justices of the court so to be organized shall sever-
ally possess the powers and exercise the jurisdiction now possessed and
exercised by the judges of said circuit court. Any one of said justices
may hold a district court of the United States for.the District of Coim- District court.
ba, in the same manner and with the same powers and jurisdiction
possessed and exercised by other district courts of the United States.
A.y one of said justices may also hold a criminal court for the trial of all Criminal out.
crmes and ofences arising within said district, which court shall possess
the same powers and exercise the same jurisdiction now possessed and
exercised by the criminal court of the District of Columbia.
Szc. 4. And be it further enacted, That general terms of the said aw- 0eL'rsltensof
preme court shall be held at the same times at which terms of the circuit "apre, 0cour.
court of the District of Colun;bia are now required to be held, and at the
same place. District courts and criminal courts shall also be held by one Terms f'dis-
of said justices at the several times when such courts are now required t d. "ninat
by law to be held, and at the same place.
Sze. 5. And be itfurther enacted, That special terms of said supreme Special tern of
court shall be held by one of said justices, at such time or times as the suprm cart.
said court, in general term, shall appoint. Non-enumerated motions in
all suits and proceedings at law and in equity shall first be heard and
determined at such special terms. Suits in equity, not triable by jury,
shall also be heard and determined at such special terms. But the justice
holding such special term may, in his discretion, order any such motion or
suit to be heard, in the first instance, at a general term. Any party
aggrieved by any order, judgment, or decree, made or pronounced at any
such special term, may, if .the same involve the merits of the action or
proceeding, appeal therefrom to the general term of said supreme court, Appeals to
and upon such appeal the general term shall review such order, judgment, peed term.
or decree, and affirm, reverse, or modify the same, as shall be just.
Sao. 6. And be it frther enacted, That the said court, in general term, Itaes for sp-
shall adopt such rules as it may think proper to regulate the time and p" an prad .
manner of making appeals from the special term to the general term, and
may prescribe the terms and conditions upon which such appeals may be
made. Such court may also establish such other rules as.it may deem
necessary for regulation of the practice of the several courts organized
by this act, and from time to time revise and alter such rules. It may
also determine by rule what motions shall be heard at a special term, as
non-enumerated motions, and what motions shall be heard at a general
term in the first instance.
Sao. 7. Ad be it further enacted, That all issues of fact triable by a Trals of ssue
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is by jury, at a circuit court; and when the trial is without a jury, at a
Iussu of law, circuit court or special term. Issues of law may be tried at a circuit
how tried. court or special term. At any time after issue, and at least ten days
before the sitting of the court, either party may give notice of trial. The
party giving the notice shall furnish the clerk, at least four days before
the sitting of the court, with a note of the issue, containing the title of the
action, the names of the attorneys, and the time when the last pleading
was served; and the clerk shall thereupon enter the cause upon a calen-
dar, according to the date of the issue.
Exceptions. Sac. 8. And be itfurther enacted, That if, upon the trial of a cause, an
exception be taken, it may be reduced to writing at the time, or it may
be entered on the minutes of the justice, and afterwards settled in such
manner as may be provided by the rules of 'the court, and then stated in
writing in a case or bill of exceptions, with so much of the evidence as
may be material to the questions to be raised, but such case or bill of
exceptions need not be sealed or signed. The justice who tries the cause
New trial. may, in his discretion, entertain a motion, to be made on his minutes, to
set aside a verdict and grant a new trial upon exceptions, or for insuf-
Proviso. flcient evidence, or for excessive damages: wrovided, That such motion
be made at the same term or circuit at which the trial was had. When
such motion is made and heard upon the minutes, an appeal to the gen-
eral term may be taken from the decision, in which ase a bill of excep-
tions or case shall be settled in the usual manner.
Motion for new Sao. 9. And be it further enacted That a motion for a new trial on a
trial &.,t t be case or bill of exceptions, and an application for judgment on a special
term. verdict or a verdict taken subject to the opinion of the cout, shall be
heard in the first instance at a general term.
Writs, &e.,how Sac. 10. And be it furte enacted, That writs and process issued out
tested, of the court hereby organized may be tested in the name of any justice
of said court.
Writs ,ferre Sac. 11. And be it furter enacted,That any final judgment, order, or
and appeals
supreme court
to decree of said court may be reexamined and reversed or affirmed in the
of the united supreme court of the United States, upon writ of error or appeal, in the
States, same cases and in like manner as is now provided by law in reference to
the final judgments, orders, and decrees of the circuit court of the United
States for the District of Columbia.
Appeals ftom Sao. 12. And be it further eaeted,That appeals may be made from
judgments ofjus the judgments of justices of the peace to the court hereby organized in
tice" of the peacem like manner and in the same cases in which such appeals are now allowed
to the circuit court of the United States for the District of Columbia.
Such appeals shall be heard and decided at a special term.
Provision for Sao. 18. And he it further enacted, That all suits and proceedings
pending proees, which, at the time this act takes effect, shall be pending. in any of the
courts hereby abolished shall be transferred to the courts to be established
under the provisions of this act, and may be prosecuted therein with the
same effect as they might have been in the court in which the same were
commenced. Process issued out of any of said courts shall also be re-
turned to the court hereby established.
Justices of the Sze. 14. And be it further enwted, That justices of the peace may be
peace may be re- removed by the court to be organized under the provisions of this act at a
moved on notice, r
&c. general term, after due notice, and an opportunity to be heard in their
defence, and tbr causes to be assigned in the order of removal.
Pay ofJ-ces. Sac. 15. And be it further enacted That the justices to be appointed
by virtue of this act shall receive an annual salary of three thousand dol-
lars, to be paid quarterly at the treasury of the United States.
CircuitN d1strict, Szc. 16. And be it further enacted, That the circuit court, district
end criminal eeybl
court, and criminal court of the District of Columbia are hereby abl-
" "'~
courts of the Di-
trict of Columbia ished. All laws and parts of laws relating to said courts, so far as the
abolished, same are applicable to the courts created by this act, are hereby con-

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tinned in force in respect to such courts, and all other laws and parts avingand
laws relating to said euit, district, and criminal courts, are repealed. '"' m
Sze. 17. And be it further enaet4 That the President of the United President m'I'
States be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered to appoint, by coupt persont
iv lam of the
and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a suitable person, learned Distiritofoolum-
in the law, to revise and codify the laws of the District of Columbia. bia.
Szc. 18. And be it further ete That the person who shall be thus Pay, and when
appointed shall receive ten dollars per day for his services whilst so em- to report
ployed, and shall render a final report of his revision and codifleation to
Congress on or before the first day of January next.
APRw6vwz, March 8, 1868.

Cast. XCIL-An Adt to cutout An Act to eaWa& a Court br the hwetidea


'oo march 8,163
Claim against doe Uted &tan,- aprved Falraar hmsirprt/4 eouhlm humdrid
and AJ,Av& . vo. x. p. Olt.
Be it enacted by the safe and Bouse of Reese twe of the Unitei
&ates of America in Cong e assemb That there shall be appointed Two additional
by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, two Judges ftthe
"toclim
additional judges for the said court, to hold their offices during good be- u
havior, who shall be qualified in the same manner, discharge the same
duties, and receive the same compensation, as now provided in reference
to the judges of said court; and that from the whole number of said judges
the President shall in like manner appoint a chief justice for said court.
Sze. 2. And be it further enacted, That all petitions and bilb praying All petitons
or providig for the satisfaetion of private claims against the Government, and bilfo
founded upon any law of Congress, or upon any regulation of an executive patne claims
department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the Govern- mnt-to "
ment of the United States, shall, unless otherwise ordered by resolution sent to th ee.
of the house in which the same are presented or introduced, be trans-
mitted by the secretary of the Senate or the clerk of the House of Rep-
resentatives, with all the accompanyiugdocuments, to the court aforesaid.
Szc. 8. And be it further enacted, That the said court, in addition to Court town,
the jurisdiction now conferred by law, shall also have jurisdiction of all s ^ 6
set-offs, countercaims, claims for damages, whether liquidated or unliqui- mW*
dated, or other demands whatsoever, on the pat of the Government against
any person making claim against the Government in said court; and upon
the trial of any such cause it shall hear and determine such claim or de-
mand both for and against the Government and claimant; and if upon the If the court
whole case it finds that -the claimant is indebted to the Government, it 'Bsantow itho
shall under [render] judgment to that effect, and such judgment shall be Gov.erment, to
final, with the right of appeal, as in other cases herein provided for. Any hndeudugm en
transcript of such judgment, filed in the clerk's office of any district or nsct
circuit court of the United States, shall be entered upon the records of the judgnent to e
same, and shall ipso facto become and be a judgment of such district or entered indio-
circuit court, and shall be enforced in like manner as other judgments mdbe.'
therein. like othebr Judg-
Szc. 4. Anid be it fure enacted, That the said court of claims shall meta.
hold one annual session commencing on the first Monday in October in to Annual Nadon
comlmenclet
each year, and continuin so long as may be necessary for the prompt dis- inday
in Octo-
position of the business of the court. The said court may prescribe rules bar.
and regulations for practice therein, and it may punish for contempt, in R"
the manner prescribed by common law. It may appoint commissioners, Commisioers.
and may generally exercise such powers as are necessary to carry out the
powers herein granted to it. The judges, solicitors, and clerks of said
court shall be admitted to the use of the congressional library, and also Law lirary.
the law library, until a law library be provided for them. The said court
may appoint a bailiff, who shall hold his office during four years, unless 122M
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one thousand dollars, payable quarterly. The judges and clerks of said
Oaths, &e. court may administer oaths and affirmations, take acknowledgments of in-
Seal. struments in writing, and give certificates of the same. Said court shall
Members of have a seal, with such device as it may order. Members of either house
Congress not to of Congress shall not practice in said court of claims.
prectis.
of clatms.incourt Szc. 5. And be it further enacted; That either pdrty may appeal to the
Appeals to supreme court of the United States from any final judgment or decree
supreme court. which may hereafter be rendered in ai.y case by said court wherein the
amount in controversy exceeds three thousand dollars, under such regula-
tions as the said supreme court may direct: Provided; That such appeal
When to be shall be taken within ninety days after the rendition of such judgment or
taken. decree: And provided; further, That when the judgment or decree will
When an ap- affect a class of cases, or furnish a precedent for the future action of any
peal may be had executive department of the Government in the adjustment of such el '
iwithout reference
to amount in of cases, or a constitutional question, and such facts shall be certified to by
controversy. the presiding justice of'the court of claims, the supreme court shall en-
tertain an appeal on behalf of the United States, without regard to the
amount in controversy.
Solicitor and Szc. 6. And be it firther enacted, That the solicitor, assistant solicitor,
assistants, how and deputy solicitor of said court, shall hereafter be appointed by the
appointed. President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and it shall
Duty. be their duty faithfully and diligently to defend the United States in all
matters and cases before said court of claims; and in all cases taken by
No fAebut appeal therefrom to the supreme court; and no other fee or compensa-
salary, tion than the salary of said solicitor, and assistant and deputy solicitors,
shall hereafter, in any case, be paid to either of them, and no fee or com-
pensation for services in either the supreme court or court of claims
shall hereafter be allowed or paid in any case by the United States.
claims aus- Sze. 7. And be it further enacted That in all cases of final judgments
raised, how paid- by said court, or on appeal by the said supreme court where the same
shall be affirmed in favor of the claimant, the sum due thereby shall be
paid out of any general appropriation made by law for the payment and
satisfaction of private claims, on presentation to the Secretary of the Treas-
ury of a copy of said judgment, certified by the clerk of said court of
claims, and signed by the chief justice, or, in his absence, by the presiding
judge, of said court. And in cases where the judgment appealed from is
in favor of said claimant, or the same is affirmed by the said supreme
Interest, court, interest thereon at the rate of five per centum shall be allowed from
the date of its presentation to the Secretary of the Treasury for payment
as aforesaid, but no interest shall be allowed subsequent to the affIrmancse
unless presented for payment to the Secretary of the Treasury as afore-
said: Provided, That no interest shall be allowed on any claim up to the
time of the rendition of the judgment by said court of claims, unless upon
a contract expressly stipulating for the payment of interest, and it shall be
the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury, at the commencement of each
Congress, to include in his report or (a] statement of all sums paid at the
treasury on such judgments, together with the names of the parties in
whose favor the same were allowed: And it is further provided, That
Payments
s full to be such payments shall be a full discharge to the United States of all claim
discharg,
and bar all fri- or demand touching any of the matters involved in the controversy:
And
ther claim, provided further, That any final judgment rendered against the claimant
on any claim prosecuted as aforesaid shall forever bar any further claim
or demand against the United States arising out of the matters involved
in the controversy.
Clalipant may Site. 8. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for said court,
be e 116d O at the instance of the solicitor for the United States, to make an order in
Oath. any case pending in said court, directing that the claimant or claimants in
Proceedings, such case, or any one or more of them, shall appear, upon reasonable
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affirmation touching any or all matters pertaining to said claim. And the
examination of such claimant or claimants shall be reduced to writing by Exanif tle.
the said commissioner, and be returned to and filed in said court, and may, Writing
at the discretion of the solicitor for the United States, be read and used as
evidence on the trial of said cause. And if any claimant or claimants, It ehlsni,
after such order has been made, and due and reasonable notice thereof neglect or refuse.
given to him or them, shall fail to appear or shall refuse to testify or an-
swer fully as to all matters within his knowledge material to the issue, the
said court may, in its discretion, order that the said cause shall not be
brought forward for trial until the said claimant or claimants shall have
fully complied with the order of said court in the premises.
Sie. 9. And be it further enac4ted That the jurisdiction of the said court Court not to
shall not extend to or include any claim against the Government not pend- hvej .l.dleton
Ing in said court on the first day of December, Anno Domini eighteen of eernclam.
hundred and sixty-two, growing out of or dependent on any treaty stipula-
tion entered into with foreign nations or with the Indian tribes.
Szc. 10. And be it further enacted, That every claim against the United Claims to be
States, cognizable by the .. court
unless filed in court
. ... of claims, shall be forever barredcourt or WIthin eta yes,.
in the
the petition setting fbrth a statement of the claim be filed
transmitted to it under the provisions of this act within six years after the
claim first accrues: Provided That claims which have accrued six years proviso.
before the passage of this act shall not be barred if the petition be filed in
the court or transmitted as aforesaid within three years after the passage
of this act i And provided, furter, That the claims of married women Persons under
first accrued during marriage, of persons under the age of twenty-one disability.
years first accruing during minority, and of idiots, lunatics, insane persons,
and persons beyond seas at the time the claim accrued, entitled to the
claim, shall not be barred if the petition be filed in the court or trans-
mitted, as aforesaid, within three years after the disability has ceased;
but no other disability than those enumerated shall prevent any claim
from being barred, nor shall any of the said disabilities operate cumula-
tively.
Sic. 11. And be it further enacted, That any person or persons who Attempts to
shall corruptly practise or attempt to practise any fraud against the United = ony..
States in the proof, statement, establishment, or allowance of any claim, United States,
or any part of any claim against the United States, shall ipso facto forfeit how punished.
the same to the Government; and it shall be the duty of the.'court of
claims, in such cases, to find specifically that such fraud was practised or
attempted to be practised, and thereupon give judgment that such claim is
forlbited to the Government, and that the claimant be forever barred from
prosecuting the same. Appeals may be taken from the court of claims Appeals.
to the supreme court, in all such cases, on all questions of law, in the
manner herein provided fbr appeals in other cases.
Sze. 12. And be it further enacted, That any petition filed under this Petitions to the
act shall be verified by the affidavit of the claimant, his agent, or attorney, courttb~evr "
stating that no assignment or transfer of said claim, or any part thereof, ;
or any interest therein, has been made, except as in said petition stated;
that said claimant is justly entitled to the amount therein claimed from the
United States,
lieves the factsafter allowing
as stated in all
saidjust creditsare
petition andtrue
offsets; and that he be-
: Preotded; however,
That in order to anthorize the said court to render a judgment in favor Provis
of any claimant, if a citizen of the United States, it shall be set forth in
the petition that the claimant, and the original and every prior owner
thereof where the claim has been assigned, has at all times borne true
allegiance to the Government of the United States, and whether a citizen
or not, that he has not in any way voluntarily aided, abetted, or given en-
couragement to rebellion against the said Government, which allegations
may be traversed by the Government, and if on the trial such issue shall
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768 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Su&a. IL C. 92, 9& 1863.
epealqQf n- Szc. 18. And be it ftfAer enaete4 That all laws and parts [of laws]
onistent laws. inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.
Money not to SEC. 14. And be it further enacted That no money shall be paid out
be paid out for
claris until ap- of the treasury for any claim passed upon by the court of claims til
propriated upon after an appropriation therefor shall be estimated for by the Secretary of
the Treasury.
ApruovzD, March 8, 1868.

March 8, 1868. GEAL. XCI. -An Act to gin greater gfflciency to the Adica 4S m of the Uned

Ae it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenstatives of thes lVnled


In ce of dis- States of America in OCngrees assembled, That whenever the judge of
ability &c., of
thejudgeof the the supreme court for any circuit, from disability, absence, the aecmula-
supreme court tion of business in the circuit court in any district within his circuit, or
for any circuit, from his having been of counsel or being interested in any case pending
judge of other
circuit may hold in such circuit court, or from any other cause, shall deem it advisable that
the court, the circuit court in such district shall be holden by the judge of any other
Proceeding s circuit, he may request, in writing,'the judge of any other circuit to hold
the circuit court in such district, during a time to be named in such re-
quest; and such request shall be entered upon the journal of the circuit
court so to be holden. And thereupon it shall be lawful for the judge so
requested to hold the circuit court in such district, and to exercise all the
powers of the judge of such circuit within and for such district during the
time named in such request.
Judge ofany SEC. 2. And be it further enaded, That the judge of any circuit may
ciruit may order
any civil cause order any civil cause certified into any circuit court within his circuit from
certified into any any court of the United States, to be certified back to the court whence it
ciru o be er- came ; and in such ease such cause shall be proceeded in by such court,
in all respects, as if the same had not been certified from it: Prided,
Proviso. That if from any cause it shall be improper for the judge of such court to
try any such cause so certified back, the same shall be tried by some other
judge holding such court, pursuant to the provisions of this act. When-
If ther
judge Isno&lr ever,
of any ciruit,bythe
reason
chief of death of
justice or the
resignation,
supreme there
court shall
of thebe no judge
United Statesof may
any
cult, the cheef
justice of the make the requests herein provided for, which shall be operative until such
supreme court circuit shall be assigned to another judge. In case of a vacancy in the
requests. office of marshal or district attorney in any circuit, the judge of such
Vacancie s,1 circuit may fill such vacancy, and the person so appointed shall serve
office of marshal until an appointment shall be made by the President, and the appointee
or district attor-haduyq
ney, when filled has duly qualified, and no longer; and the marshal so appointed shall
by the court. give bond as if appointed by the President, and the bond shall be approved
Appointment, by such judge. The appointment so made shall be in writing, and such
how made. writing shall be filed in the clerk's office of the circuit court, and a copy
thereof shall be entered upon the journal of such court. The clerk of
Bond of clerk, every court shall give bond in such sum as may be fixed by the court,
with sureties to be approved by the court, and a new bond may Ie re-
quired whenever the court shall deem it proper that such bond shall be
Of marshal. given. Every marshal's bond so given shall be filed in the office of the
clerk of the circuit court, and a copy thereof entered upon the journal of
the court. A copy of every bond given by a clerk shall be entered on
the journal of the court for which he is appointed, and the bond shall be
deposited for safe-keeping as the court may direct. A certified copy of
such entry shall be primilfacie proof of the executiox of such bond, and
of the contents thereof.
el.pelng SEc. . And be it firtr enacted, That all acts and parts of acts in-
clau, consistent with the provisions of this act be, and the same are hereby,
repealed.
Anpaovz , March 8, 1868.

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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sm. I. C. 94, 95. 1868. 769
C u . XCIV. - An Act to as Ae mdkn"An Ad to jinder promote.do B March,18.
fic
o Navy," approved Decenber hmoint~oe, eightess Au ndesd aJN
y- and
' ,eb
for other P"Pos. Ante, p. M.9
Ae it exacted by th Senate and Hose of Represetatives of the United
tate of America in Congres asem e That any captain in the navy Any captain
retired by the act entitled "An act to further promote the efficiency of 10*40d, may be
the navy," approved December twenty-one, eighteen hundred and sixty. Promoted to
one, duly recommended according to law, may be promoted to the grade 're.
of commodore upon the retired list.
See. 2. And be it fierther enacted, That section twelve of an act en- Repeal of I2
titled "An act to establish and equalize the grades of line officers of the o acjtof 186,
United States navy," approved July sixteen, eighteen hundred and sixty- Ant, p. 85.
two, to wit: "And be it further enacted, That the three senior rear ad-
mirals shall wear a square blue flag at the mainmast head, the next three
at the foremast head, and all others at the mizen," be, and the same is
hereby, repealed.
APPitOVzD, March 8, 1868.

Ca"r. XCV.- An Act to faciitt ttakn of Dqpeetionssoaiai the ZUiet &dtee, to March 8,1863L
be used in de Courts of ete Countris, id jfr other Pupow.
Be is enacted by the Senate and House of Representaives of the United
Sake of America in Congess assembled That the testimony of any wit- Testimony of
ness residing within the United States, to be used in any suit for the Witnes" Inthe
recovery of money or property depending in any court in any foreign may be taken to
country with which the United States are at peace, and in which the be used In suits In
8vernment of such foreign ountry shall be a party or shall have an countries.
eorgt
interest, may be obtained, to be used in such suit. If acommission or Mode of pro-
letters rogatory to take such testimony shall have been issued from the eedure.
court in which said suit is pending, on producing the same before the
district judge of any district where said witness resides or ahall be found,
and on due proof being made to such judge that the testimony of any
witness material to the party desiring the same, such judge shall issue
a summons to such witness requiring him to appear before the officer Summons.
or commiskioner named in such commission or letters rogatory, to testify
in such suit. Such summons shall specify the time and place at which
such witness is required to attend, which place shall be within one hun-
dred miles of the place where said witness resides or shall be served with
said summons.
SuE. 2. And be itfurther enacted, That if any .perlon 'shall refuse or Penalty on
neglect to appear at the time and place mentioned in the summons issued, 9appearing
wite ororRotre-
in accordance with this act, or if, upon his appearance, he shall refuse to f, ing to testl4W.
testify, he shall be liable to the same penaties as would be incurred for
a like offence on the trial of a suit in the district tourt of the United
States.
Suo. 8. Ald be it fwther enaded, That every witiess who shall ap- Fees and mile-
pear and testify, in mainer aforesaid, shall be allowed and shall receive age of witnees.
from- the party, at whose instance he shall have been summoned, the
same fees and mileagef as are allowed to witnesses in suits depending in
the district courts of the United-States.
Sze. 4. And be it further enaeted, That whenever any commission or Commissions
letters rogatory, issued to...take
. the testimony of any- witness
• in a foreign of
to witnesses
take testimony
in
country, in any suit in which the United States are parties or have an fori countries
interest, shall have been executed by the court or the commissioner to in u n which
whom the same shall have been directed, the same shall be returned by the United States
such court or commissioner to the minister or consul of the United States-are parties, how
returned.
nearest the place where said letters or commission shall have been ex-
ecuted, who, on receiving the same, shall indorse thereon a certificate,
stating the time and place when and where the same was received; and
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Depositions that the said deposition is in the same condition as when he received the
same; and he shall thereupon transmit the said letters or commission,
so executed and certified, by mail, to the clerk of the court from which
the same issued, in the manner in which his official despatches are trans-
mitted to the Government. And the testimony of witnesses so, as afore-
said, taken and returned, shall be read as evidence on the trial of the
suit in which the same shall have been taken, without objection as to the
method of returning the same.
APPROVED, March 8, 1863.

March 8,IB. CoAp. XCVL- An Act to aatstWA a Branch Mint of sk VhWted Sa in tin Triy
of Nevada.
Be it enaced b the &nate and Home of eraenaIve*of the a'tead
Branch mint State. of Ametica in (ongree assembled, That a branch of the mint of
established " the United States be located and established at Carson City, in the Terri.
Canon City,
Nevada. to of Nevada, for the coinage ofguld and silver.
President to 1 c.2. And be it further enacted That, for carrying on the business
appoint oficers of said branch, the following officers shall be appointqd, as soon as the
mint, public interest shall require their service, upon the nomination of the
President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, namely:
one superintendent, one assayer, one melter and refiner, and one comer;
Superintendent and the said superintendent shall employ as many clerks, subordinate
to appoint elerks, workmen, and laborers, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treas-
Salares. ury, as may be required. The salaries of the said officers shall be as
follows: To the superintendent, the sum of two thousand dollars; to the
assayer, the sum of eighteen hundred dollars; to the melter and refiner,
eighteen hundred dollars; to the clerks, subordinate workmen, and labor-
ers, such wages and allowances as are customary, according to their
respective stations and occupations.
Ofers and Sc. 8. And be it furte enaed, That the officers and clerks to be
clerks to take appointed under this act, before entering upon the execution of their
oath. offices, shall take an oath or affirmation, before somne judge of the United
States or of the supreme court of said Territory, faithfully and diligently
Bond. to perform the duties of their offices, and shall each become bound to the
United States of America, with one or more sureties, to the satisfaction
of the director of the mint, or the secretary of the Territory of Nevada,
and of the Secretary of the Treasury, with the condition of the faithful
performance of the duties of their offices.
Director of Szo. 4. And be itfurther eaacted, That the general direction of the
mint to direct business of said branch of the mint of the United States shall be under
branch. the control and regulation of the director of the mint at Philadelphia,
subject to the approbation of the Secretary of the Treasury; and for that
purpose it shall be the duty of the said director to prescribe such regula-
tions and require such returns periodically and occasionally, and to estab.
lish such charges for parting, assaying, refining, and coining, as shall
appear to him to be necessary for the purpose of carrying into effect the
intention of this act in establishing said branch; also for the purpose of
preserving uniformity of weight, form, an l Ah in the coin stamped at
said branch.
Branch mint to Szo. 5. And be itfaurder enaed, That said branch mint shall be a
be moneys. place of deposit for such public moneys as the Secretary of the Treasury
plaeofdepit
Ibrpublie
Superintendent may direct. And the superintendent of said branch mint, who shall per-
to have custody, form the duties of treasurer thereof, shall have the custody of the same,
and also perform the duties of assistant treasurer; and for that purpose
1Ws,c. go. shall be subject to all the provisions contained in an act entitled "An act
Vol. iz. p. 59. to provide for the better organization of the treasury, and for the collee.
tion, safe-keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue,
approved August six, eighteen hundred and forty-Aix, which relates to
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Szc. 6. And be it wther enacd That the superintendent of said
branch mint be authorized, under the direction of the Secretary of the 7r7101
Superintendent
d
Treasury, and on terms to be prescribed by him, to issue in payment of dra or-ee
the gold dust and bullion deposited for assay an4 coinage or bars, drafts, or cat. of deporn.
certificates of deposit, payable at the treasury or Iny sub-treasury of the
United States, to any depositor electing to receive payment in that form.
Sac. 7. And be itfirther enacted That all the laws" and parts of laws TL5reW.5a t "
now in force for the regulation of the mint of the United States, and for , &A
the government of the offieers and persons employed therein, and for the to "hbranch.
punishment of all offences connected with the mint or coinage -of the
United States shall be, and they are hereby, declared to be in full force
in relation to the branch of the mint by this act established, as far as the
same may be applicable thereto.
S be Z =fiwher nacA That the sum of one hundred thou- Appropriation
8. And
sand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any money to .....
e aet
BrtY
in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to carry into effect the pro-
sions of this act, and to meet the expenses of the current year and for the
fiscal year ending the thirtieth of Jane, eighteen hundred And sixty-four.
Apriovm, March 8, 1868.

Cmkr. XOhfL -As Ad to proviborthe DIpasd of ctk Lud thae imEd. Marcha,1lSe.
Be it enacted by tMe Senate and House of Repreuntat"v of the United
,Sta of America in Congress asemX4 That the commissioner of the Fort Howard
general land-offiee shall, as son as may be, cause that portion of the M litai Resve
to be 7mvea
public domain known as the Fort Howard Military Reserve, including and bdv
the site of the fort, containing three acres and four-hundredths of an acre, Into lots.
which is situated in the county of Brown and State of Wisconsin, be-
tween Fox River and Beaver Dam Run, and which is not included in the
confirmations to Talbot C. Dousman and Daniel Whitney, nor in the
grant to the State of Wisonsin under the resolution of Congress approved esolution
April twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled " A resolu- number 80.
tion explanatory of,and in addition to, the act of June third, eighteen 1856, ch. 4&
hundred and fifty-six, granting public lands to the State of Wisconsin to Vol Xi. P. 0.
aid in the construction of railroads in said State," as heretofore surveyed
under the direction of the surveyor-general of Wisconsin and Iowa, to be
surveyed and subdivided into lots of such form and of such size, not less
than one fourth of an acre, and not more than forty acres, as he may deem
expedient, dedicating such portions of the same to the use of the public for
streets and highways as he may think the public interest and convenience Streets.
may require; and shall came a plat thereof to be duly and properly cer- Plate to be
tified by such surveyor-general, and recorded in the office of the register cent.ed and re-
of deeds for said county of Brown; and when so surveyed, platted, and c bes.ol
recorded, he shall cause each and all aid lots to be sold separately at separely at
public auction, giving not less than two months' notice of the time and public auction.
place of such sale by advertising the same in such newspapers and for
be sold
snch period of time as he may deem best. Every such lot shall
to the highest bidder for cash, and when not paid for within twenty-four
hours from the time of purchase, it shall be liable to be resold under the
order of the cmmissioner of the general land-office aforesaid, but no buoSalet~asnot bind-
apn-
inune ap
sale shall be binding until approved by the Secretary of the Interior. proved.
Sac. 2. Ard be it fiwttfer enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Patents.
President to cause patents to be issued in due formof law foreach and
every such lot as soon as may be after the purchase of and payment for
the same.
Sm. 8.And.b. itjfjter enacted,That it shall also be the duty of Portion of the
the commissioner of .the. . land-ofilce to cause so. much of the public Publiadaaet dmi
to Fort
domain adjacent to said reserve as les between said Beaver Dam Run and Howard Mill-
Duck Creek to be re-surveyed into lots, the lines of which shall conform as tay Reserve

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to be surveyed near as may be to the lies of the survey formerly made by Albert G.
into Io^ Ellis, and shalt cause certified plats thereof to be returned as is provided by
law in the ease of other surveys of the public domain; and he shall there-
and disposed of. upon proceed to dispose of the same as other public lands are disposed of,
saving to every person who upon the passage of this ict may be in pos-
Rights of per- session of any pa of said lands, and shall have made improvements
s
ion whn haP.e thereon, as provided under the preemption laws of the United States, the
mde improve- right to purchase any lotaso improved, lying contiguous to each other,
ments. and not exceeding in the aggregate eighty acres, upon making proof of
such possession and improvements, and paying for such lots 'the sum of
one dollarand twenty-five cents per acre, within six months after public
notice shall be given of the time and place for making such proof and
payment.
Military re- SEm. 4. And be it firther enaed, That the commissioner of the
serve of Fort
Crawford to be general land-office shall cause the military reserve of Fort Crawford, in
surveyed and dis- the county of Crawford, in the same State, to be surveyed and disposed
posed of. of in the manner prescribed in the first and second sections of this at
for the disposition of the Fort Howard Reserve.
APPROvED, March 8, 1868.

March 8, 1M6. (K*P. XCVII. -An Adt fo. a Gna of.rm&d to the Sate of Kansas, in aftemate
&tioss, to aidi the oosnetim of oert ai Raif'odsand Terphs inmsai &at&
Be it enacted by the Snate and Hoe of Representatives of te United
Alternate see- &Sates of America in Congress assem&e That there be, and is hereby,
tionsof inndC., granted to the State of Kansas, for the purpose of aiding in the construe-
sas to aid In eon- tion: First, of i railioad and telegraph from the city of Leavenworth by
atruction of rail- the way of the town of Lawrence, and via the Ohio City crossing of the
roads. Osage River, to the southorn line of the State, in the direction of Galves-
ton bay in Texas, with a branch from Lawrence by the valley of the
Wakarusa River, to the point bn the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa F6
Railroad where said road intersects the Neosho River. - Second, of a rail-
road from the city of Atchison, via Topeka, the cal~ital of said State, to
the western line of the State, in the direction of Fort Union and Santa
F6, New Mexico, with a branch from where this last-named road crosses
the Neosho, down said Neosho valley to the point where the said first-
named road enters the said Neosho valley; every alternate section of
land, designated by odd numbes, for ten sectiona in width on each side
Ifany section of said roads and each of its branches. But in case it shall appear that
htbeen sold, the United States have, when the lines or routes of said road and branches
&ean eq.nsl
quantit to be are definitely fixed, sold any section or any part thereof, granted as afore-
v n lieu said, or that the right of pre6mption or homestead settlement has attached
to the same, or that the samhe has been reserved by the United States.for
any purpose whatever, then it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the
Interior to cause to be selected, for the purpoes akfo id from the public
lands of the United States nearest to tiers of sections above specified, so
much land, in alternate sections or parts of sections, designated by odd
numbers, asshall be equal to such lands as the United States have sold,
reserved, or otherwise appropriated, or to which the rights of predmiption
or homesiead settlements have attached as aforesaid; which lands, thus
indicated by odd numbers and selected by direction of the Secretary of
the Interior as aforesaid, shall be held by the State of Kansas for the use
Proviso, and purpose aforesaid: Prouidd, That the land to be so selected shall, in
no case, be located further than twenty miles from the lines of said road
and branches: Provided,frther,That the lands hereby granted for and
on account of said roads and banches severally, shall be exclusively ap-
plied in the construction of the same, and for no other purpose whatever,
and shall be disposed of only as the work progresses through the same,
as in this act hereinafter provided: Awided, a/so, That no part of the

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land.granted by this act shall be applied to aid in the construction of any only To this
whatland
roads
ta
railroad or part thereof, for the construction of which any previous grant be toin d t
of land or bonds may have been made by Congress: And provided,fur-
tier, That any and all lands heretofore reserved to the United States, by (ertain lands
any act of Congress, or in any other manner by competent authority, for t this
the purpose of.aiding in any object of internal improvement, or for any
other purpose whatsoever, be, and the same are hereby, reserved to the
United States from the operations of this act, except so far as it may be
found necessary to locate the routes of said road and branches through
stich reserved lands ; in which case the right of way only shall be granted,
subject to the xtproval of the President of the United States.
S"c. 2. And be is renrthted That the sections qnd parts of sec- Sections re.
tions of land which, by such grant, shall remain to:the United States, Mainig to the
within ten miles on each aide of said road and branches, shall not be sold not to be sold for
for less than double the minimum price of the public lands when sold; leso than double
m
nor shall any of said lands become subject to sale at private entry until tee" tu ma
the same shall have been first offered at public sale to the highest'bidder, not to be suh
at or above the increased minimum price, as aforesaid : Provided, That Ject to private
actual and bona fide settlers, under the provisions of the pregmption and =tuntil of-
homestead laws of the United States,-may, after due proof of settlement, sae to highest
improvement, cultivation, and occupation, as now provided by law, purchase bidder.
the same, at the increased minimum price aforesaid: And provided,akso,
That settlers on any of said reserved sections, under the provisions of the Settlers of re-
homestead law, who improve, occupy, and cultivate the same for a period ved sections
of five years, and comply with the several conditions and requirements of
said act, shall be entitled to patents for an amount not exceeding eighty
acres each, anything in this act to the contrary notwithstanding.
83c. S. And be it finter enacted, That the said lands hereby granted Lands grnted
to said State shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, for Only for what
the purposes aforesaid, and no other; and the said railroads and branches Roads &e. to
shall be and remain public highways, for the use of the Government of be public high-
the United States, free from all tol or other charge upon the transports- waYS
tion of any property or troops of the United States.
Sac. 4. And be it fAwther enactd That the lands hereby granted to How lands
said State shall be disposed of by said State only in manner following, mv be disposed
that is to say: when the governor of said State shall certify to the Sec-
retary of the Interior that any twenty consecutive miles of either of said Upon comple-
roads or branches is completed in a good, substantial, and workmanlike tw of any
manner, as a first-class railroad, and the said Secretary shall be satisfied tive miles of a
that said State has complied in good faith with this requirement, the said road or branch,
State may cause to be sold all the ands granted as aforesaid situated oppo-
site to and within a limit of ten miles of the line of said section of road
thus completed, extending along the whole length of said completed sec-
tion of twenty miles of road, and no further. And when the governor of
said State shall certify to the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary
shall be satisfied, that another section of said roads or branches, twenty .pon comple-
consecutive miles in extent, connecting with the preceding section, is .atin .ionof econd
Of tweny
completed as aforesaid, the said State may cause to be sold all the lands miles, &e.
'granted and situated opposite to and within the limit of ten miles of the
line of said completed section of road, and eending thei length of said
setion, and so, from time to time, until said roads and branches are com-
pleted. And when the governor of said State shall so certify, and the
Secretary of the Interior shall be satisfied, that the whole of said roads Upon comple.
and branches and telegraph are completed in a good, substantial, and lion of whole
workmanlike manner, as first-class railroads and telegraph, the said State road, &e.
may cause to be sold all the remaining lands granted and selected for the
purposes indicated in this act situated within the said limits of twenty
miles from the line thereof throughout the entire length of said road and
branches: Provided That if any part of said roads and branches is not

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. C. 98, 99. 1868.
Roads to be completed within ten years from the passage of this act, no ftrthea sale
enyears. within shall be made, and the lands unsold shall revert to the United States.
completed

Mail to be SEC. 5. And be itfw er enacted, That the United States mail shall
transported over be transported over said roads and branches, under the direction of the
road, . Post-Office Department, at such price as Congress may by jaw direct:
Provided, That until such price is fixed by law the Postmaster-General
shall have the power to determine the same.
APPROVED, March 8, 1868.

March 8,186S. CRA~p. XCIX -An Adt naKV~ Appropr*ation i retmi e~n Afr
eomvtw, ada for twn 2e , a wioue
ndian Ofat forth eaending
&xUqJ th", iglonndrs and &atWy.jow.
Be it enacted k 41e Senate and Houe of Rgeenatives of ts Ute
Indian appro- States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be,
priatlon. and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not
otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the current and con.
fingent expenses of the Indian Department and fulfilling treaty stipula-
tions with the various Indian tribes -
For the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department,
namely:
Payofsuperin- For the pay of superintendents of Indian affairs and of the several
tendents. Indian agents, per acts of fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty, twenty-
8O, ch. 14. seventh February, eighteen hundred and fAty-one, thirty-first July, eighteen
1854, eh. 15. hundred and fifty-four, third March, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, eigh.
18, ch. 90. teenth August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, third March, eighteen hun-
185e,. 12. and nineteenth hundred and sixty, twety-
1860, ch. 15T. fifth aned
1857, ch. 90. fit-een,
June, eighteen hundred and June,
sixty, hteneft
eig eighth and tlrteent February,
1850, oh. 218. eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and per fifteenth article of treaty of nine-
47
Vol . xi. pl . teenth April, eighteen hundred and fty-eight, with the Yancons, ninety-.
three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.
Sub-agens For the pay of the several Indian sub-agents, per act of thirty-first
iss , . er. July, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, six thousand dollars.
Clerkt at St. For the pay of clerk to superintendent at Saint Louis, Missouri, per
Louis. ... act of twenty-sventh June, eighteen hundred and forty-six, one thousand
1848,' Oh. e two hundred dollars.
Suprviorsin For pay of suprvisor~sJ red
for reservationi in California,
hen nine thousand
California. dollars. i
Iprte. For the pay of interpreters, per acts of thirtieth June, eighteen hundred
sir. 16% and thirty-four, twenty-seventh February, eighteen hundred and fifty-
1, Vo. one, eighteenth August, eighteen hundred and fltly-six, and seventeenth
Jul ghteen hundred and sixty-two, twenty-six thousand nine hundred

LaSae in For pay of twenty laborers for resevation in Californa, twelve thou-
CanforiM.
Pr'esets.
sand dolla.
For presents to Indians, five thousand dllars.
Provisio. For provisions for Indians, eleven thousand eight hundred dollars.
Buildings and For buildings at agencies and repairs thereof, ten thousand dollars.
repars., For
c ontingencies of the Indian deand forty-six thousand
ois" hundred
wo dollars. t y u
eolporai. For the employment of temporary clera by superintendents of Indianaf-
cs, fairs, on such occasons and or such periods of time as the Secretary te
dol
Interior may deem necessary to the pablic service, five thousand dollars.
ieaty sipla- For futfl treaty stipulahins with the variot Indian tribes:
l8os. B-ac.foot
eime.-h For eighth of ten instalments as annuity, to be
Jexpended
, in the pudrase of sych goods, protsionuand other us
articles as the President, at his discretion, may from time to time dter-
VoL xi. p. mine,o. per ninth article of the treaty of seventeenth October, eghteea
hundred and fifty-five, twenty thousand dollars.

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For eighth of ten instalments as annuity, to be expended in establish- BUM06t in-
ing and instructing them in agricultural and mechanical pursuits, and In
educating their children, and promoting civilization and Christianity, at
the discretion of the President, per tenth article of the treaty of seven-
teenth October, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, fifteen thousand dol-
la
£Iaata, Beate, and Umpua n'an.- For ninth of fifteen ietal- (hataScoton,
merts of annuity, to be expended as directed by the President, per third and a,4
article treaty eighteenth November, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, two Vol . . UM
thousand dollars.
For ninth of fifteen instalments for the pay.of a farmer, per fifth article
treaty eighteenth November, eighteen hundred and flfy-four, one thou-
sand dollars.
For ninth of ten instalments for pay of physician, medicines, and ex-
pense of care of the sick, per fifth article treaty eighteenth November,
eighteen hundred and fifty-four, one thousand five hundred dollars.
For ninth of fifteen instalments for pay of teachers and purchase of
books and stationery, per fifth article treaty eighteenth November, eigh-
teen hundred and fity-four, one thousand two hundred dollars.
C/aippewas of Lae Superior.- For two thirds of twenty-second of Chipewa. of
twenty-five instalments in money, per fourth article treaty fourth Octo- Lake uperior.
bet, eighteen hundred and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth Vol. vii. p.G9
September, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, eight thousand three hundred Vol. x. p. 11o
and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents.
For two thirds of twenty-second of twenty-five instalments for the pay
of two carpenters, per fourth article treaty fourth October, eighteen
hundred and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth September,
eighteen hundred and fifty-four, eight hundred dollars.
For two thirds of twenty-seeond of twenty-five instalments in goods,
per fourth article treaty fourth October, eighteen hundred and forty-two,
and eighth article treaty thirtieth September, eighteen hundred and
fifty-four, seven thousand dollars.
For two thirds of twenty-second of twenty-five instalments for the sup-
port of schools, per fourth article treaty fourth October, eighteen hundred
and forty-tw6, and eighth article treaty thirtieth September, eighteen
hundred and fifty-four, one thousand three hundred and thirty-three dol-
lars and thirty-three cents.
For two thirds of twenty-second of twenty.five instalments for the pay
of two farmers, per fourth article treaty fourth October, eighteen hundred
and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth September, eighteen
hundred and fifty-four, six hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven
cents.
For two thirds of twenty-seeond of twenty-five instalments for the
purchase of provisions and tobaceo, per fourth article treaty fourth Oc-
tober, eighteen hundred and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth
September, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, one thousand three hundred
and thirt;y-t dollars and thirty-three cents.
For ninth of twenty instalments in corn, ecoin,) goods, household fur-
niture, and cooking utensils, agricultural implements and cattle, carpen-
ters' and other tools and building materials, and for moral and educa-
tional purposes, per fourth article treaty thirtieth September, eighteen
hundred and fMfty-four, nineteen thousand dollars.
For ninth of twenty instalments for six smiths and assistants, per second
and fifth articles treaty thirtieth September, eighteen hundred and fifty-
four, five thousand and forty dollars.
For ninth of twenty instalments for the support of six miths' shops,
per second an4 fifth articles treaty thirtieth September, eighteen hundred
and fifty-four, one thousand three hundred and twenty dollars
For seventh of twenty instalments for the seventh smith and assistant,

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OhIfewbof and support of shop, per second and fifth articles treaty thirtieth Septem-
Lake uP' ber, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, one thousand and sixty dollars.
For support of a smith, assistant, and shop for the Bois Forte band,
durin the pleasure of the President, per twelfth article treaty thirtieth
September, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, one thousand and sixty
dollars.
For support of two farmers for the Bols Forte band, during the pleas
ure of the President, per twelfth article treaty thirtieth September,
eighteen hundred and fifty-four, one thousand two hundred dollars.
Chi Opp 0 ippewas of the Mfieainsip.- For one third of twenty-second of
the a p twenty-five instalments in money, per fourth article treaty fourth October,
Vol vi. P.592. eighteen hundred and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth Sep-
VOL . P 1100. tember, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, four thousand one hundred and
sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents.
For one third of twenty-second of twenty-five instalments for the pay
of two carpenters, per fourth article treaty fourth October, eighteen hun.
dred and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth September, eighteen
hundred and fifty-four, four hundred dollars.
For one third of twenty-second of twenty-five instalments in goods,
per fourth article treaty fourth October, eighteen hundred and forty-two,
and eighth article treaty thirtieth September, eighteen hundred and fifty-
four, three thousand five hundred dollars.
For one third of twenty-second of twenty-five instalments for the sup-
port of schools, per fourth article treaty fourth October, eighteen hundred
and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth September, eighteen hun-
dred and fifty-four, six hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven
cents.
For one third of twenty-second of twenty-five instalments for the pur.
chase bf provisions and tobacco, per fourth article treaty fourth October,
eighteen hundred and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth Sep-
tember, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, six hundred and sixty-sit dollars
and sixty-seven cents.
For one third of twenty-second of twenty-five instalments for the sup-
port of two smiths' shops, including the pay of two smiths and assistants,
and furnishing iron and steel, per fourth article treaty fourth October,
eighteen hundred and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth Sep-
tember, eighteen hundred and fifMy-four, six hundred and sixty-six dol-
lars and sixty-seven cents.
For one third of twenty-second of twenty-five instalments for pay of
two farmers, per fourth article treaty fourth October, eighteen hundred
and forty-two, and eighth article treaty thirtieth September, eighteen hun-
dred and fifty-four, three hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three
cents.
For ninth of twenty inst~lments of annuity in money, per third article
VoL:. p.11 . treaty twenty-second February, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, twenty
CipwsjFrninth thousand dollars.
Pippia, Opsae PMaer, and Lake WinniagoelAk Rands. -o it
La~k6-InnIba. of thirty instalments of annuity in money, per third article treaty twenty-
gcabhh Idians, second February, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, ten thousand six hun-
VoL.z. P.1165. dred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-six cents.
For ninth of thirty instalments of annuity in goods, per third article
treaty twenty-second February, eighteen hundred and fity-five, eight
thousand dollar.
For ninth of thirty instalments for purposes of utility, per third article
treaty twenty-smcond February, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, four thou-
sand dollars.
For ninth of twenty instalments for purposes of education, per third
article treaty twenty-second February, eighteen hundred and fifty-five,
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For ninth of fifteen annual instalments for support of two smiths and
smiths! shops, per third article treaty twenty-second February, eighteen
hundred and fifty-five, two thousand one hundred and twenty dollars.
For pay of an engineer to grist and saw-mill q Leech Lake, six hun-
dred dollars.
of ppew of Saginaw, Swanm ek and Blak River. - For eighth ChIPewas of
of ten equal annual instalments in coin, to be distributed per capita, in Creekla
the usual manner of paying annuities, per second article of the treaty River.
of second August, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, ten thousand dollars. Vol zL p. a.
For eighth of ten instalments for the support of one blacksmith shop,
per second article of the treaty of second August, eighteen hundred and
fifty-five, twelve hundred and forty, dollars.
For first and second of five equal annual instalments, each of the see-
cnd series, of two thousand dollars, for educational purposes, to be ex-
pended under the direction of the President, four thousand dollars.
For first and second of five equal annual instalments of the second
series, of three thousand dollars each, in agricultural implements, and
carpenters' tools, household furniture and building material, cattle, labor,
and miscellaneous items, Aix thousand dollars.
For third of five equal annual instalments for educational purposes,
under the direction of the President, two thousand dollars.
For third of five equal annual instalments in agricultural implements,
three thousand dollars.
Qppeat, Henomes, Wosbagoes, and ew Mork hdian. -For Cippeios,
education during the pleasure. of Congress, per fifth article treaty eleventh MbnomseeO
August, eighteen hundred and. twenty-seven, one thousand five hundred and "lq- %-r
dollars. . o.
OIdks8aw. -- For permanent annuity in goods, per act f twe - VoL v p. 0
fifth February, seventeen hundred" and ninety-nine, three tousand' dol- 19, 11
IaSM VoL Lp. W&
Cholo.-For permanent annuity, per second article treaty sixteenth Choetaws.
November, eighteen hundred 'and five, and thirteenth article treaty twenty- VoL viL p. 99.
second June, eighteen hundred and fity-five, three thousand dollars. VoL xi. p.614.
For permanent annut for support of light-horsemen, per thirteenth VoL vi
article treaty eighteenth October, eighteen hundred and twenty, and thir- .
teenth article treaty twenty-second June, eighteen hundre! and fifty-five,
six hundred dollars.
For permanent provision for education, per second article treaty twen-
tieth January, eighteen hunadred and twenty-five, and thirteenth article Vol vH. p.2
treaty twenty-second June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, six thousand
dollars.
For permanent provision for blacksmith, per sixth article treaty eigh.
teenth October, eighteen hundred and twenty, and thirteenth article.treaty
twenty-second June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, six hundred dollars.
For permanent provision for iron and steel, per ninth article treaty
twentieth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and thirteenth
article of treaty twenty-second June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three
hundred and twenty dollars.
For interest on five hundred thousand dollars, at five per centum per
annum, for education, support of the government, and other beneficial
purposes, to be applied under the direction of the general council of the
Choftws, in conformity with the provisions contalned in the tenth and
thirteenth articles of the treaty of twenty-second June, eighteen hundred
and fifty-five, twenty-five thousand dollars.
Coman Kiowas, and Apacene of Ark==n aer.-Forthe last Comancha.,
of ten instalments for the purchase of goods, provisions, and agricultural KlOw.,
implements, per sixth article treaty twenty-seventh July, eighteen hun- kmItiver.
dred and fifty-three, eighteen thousand dollars. VoL x. P 1014.
For expenses of transportation of the last of ten instalments of goods,
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provisions, and agricultural implements, per sixth article treaty twenty.
seventh July, eighteen hundred and fifty-thee, 'even thousand dollars.
Cree. Oree/b. -For permanent annuity in money, per fourth article treaty
Vol vi. p. ae. seventh August, seventeen hundred and ninety, and fifth article treaty
VoL x. p. 700. seventh August, eighteen hundred and ffty-si*, one thousand five hun-
dred dollars.
For permanent annuity in money, per second article treaty sixteenth
VoL viL P. 09. June, eighteen hundred and two, and fifth article treaty seventh August,
eighteen hundred and fifty-six, three thousand dollar.
For permanent annuity in money, per fourth article treaty twenty-fourth
VoL vIL p.87. January, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, and fifth article treaty seventh
August, eighteen hun4red and fifty-six, twenty thousand dollars
For permanent provisions for blacksmith and assistant, and for shop and
tools, per eighth article treaty twenty-fourth January, eighteen hundred
and twenty-six, and fifth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred
and fifty-six, eight hundred and forty dollars.
For permanent provision for iron and steel for shop, per eighth article
treaty twenty-fourth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, and fifth
article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fify-six, two hun-
dred and seventy dollars.
For permanent provision for the pay of a wheelwright, per eighth arti-
ele treaty twenty-fourth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, and
fifth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, six
hundred dollars.
For blacksmith and assistant and shop and tools during the pleasure of the
President, per fifth article treaty fourteenth February, eighteen hundred
VOL 'L. p. 419. and thirty-three, and fifth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred
VOL. p. "0 and fifty-six, eight hundred and forty dollars.
For iron and steel for shop during the pleasure of the President, per
fifth article treaty fourteenth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-three,
and fifth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, two
hundred and seventy dollars.
For wagon-maker during the pleasure of the President, per fifth article
treaty fourteenth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, and fifth
articlef treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, six hundred
dollars.
For assistance in agricultural operations during the pleasure of the
President, per eighth article treaty twenty-fourth January, eighteen hun-
dred -and twenty-ix, and fifth article treaty seventh Augus eighteen
hundred and fifty-si, two thousand dollars.
For education during the pleasure of the President, per A article
treaty fourteenth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, and fifth
artiole treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and My-aix, one thousand
dollars
For the last of seven additional instalments for two blacksmiths, assist-
VoL vi. p. 818. ants, shops, and tools, per thirteenth article treaty twenty-fourth March,
eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and fifth article treaty seventh August,
eighteen hundred and fifty-six, one thousand six hundred and eighty dol-
lam
For the last of seven additional instalments for iron and steel for shols,
per thirteenth article treaty twenty-fourth Mirch, eighteen hundred and
thirty-two, and fifth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred. and
fifty-six, five hundred and forty dollar
For the last of thirty-three instalments for education, per fourth arte
VOL iz. ip.82L treaty fourth January, eighteen hundred and forty-five, and fifth artiele
treaty seventh August, eighte"n hundred and fifty-six, three thousand dol-
lam
For the last of twenty Instalments for education, per fourth ardele
treaty fourth January, eighteen hundred and forty-five, and fifth article

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treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, three thousand


dollars.
For five per centum interest on two hundred thousand dollars for pur-
poses of education, per sixth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hun-
dred and fifty-six, ten thousand dollars.
.Ddaware. - For life annuity to chief, per private article to supple- Delawsres
mental treaty twenty-fourth September, eighteen hundred and twenty- VoL vii . 327.
nine, to treaty of third October, eighteen hundred and eighteen, one hun- VOL vi. P. a
dred dollars.
For interest on forty-six thousand and eighty dollars, at five per centum,
being the value of thirty-six sections of land set apart by treaty of eigh-
teen hundred and twenty-nine for education, per resolution of the Senate Vol. vii. p. "
nineteenth January, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, and fifth article VoL z. p.10(.
treaty sixth May, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, two thousand three
hundred and four dollars.
Iowas. - For interest in lieu of investment on fifty-seven thousand five loves
hundred dollars, balance of one hundred and fifty-seven thousand five
hundred dollars, to the first July, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, at five
per centum, for education or other beneficial purposes, under the direction
of the President, per second article treaty nineteenth October, eighteen
hundred and thirty-eight, and ninth article treaty seventeenth May, sigh- VOL v. P ft
teen hundred and fifty-four, two thousand eight hundred and seventy-five VoL 9. 1071.
dollars.
Xnmas.- For interest in lieu of investment on two hundred thousand Kanss.
dollars, at five per centum, per second article treaty fourteenth January, VoL Is- P at
eighteen hundred and forty-six, ten thousand dollars.
'XAiap.. - For tenth instalment of interest, at five per centum, on kokapoos.
one hundred thousand dollars for educational and other beneficial purposes,
per second article treaty eighteenth May, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, VoL x. p.1078.
five thousand dollars.
For tenth instalment on two hundred thousand dollars, to be paid in
eighteen hundred and sixty-three, per second article treaty eighteenth
May, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, nine thousand dollars.
Menomonees. - For eighth of twelve instalments for continuing and Knomonsws
keeping up a blacksmith shop, and providing the usual quantity of iron
and steel, per fourth article treaty eighteenth October, eighteen hundred VoL. .p. 952.
and forty-eight, and third article treaty twelfth May, eighteen hundred VoL .3. 10 .
and fifty-four, nine hundred and sixteen dollars and sixty-six cents.
For eighth of ten instalments of annuity upon two hundred thousand
aollars, balance of three hundred and fifty thousand dollars for cession of
lands, per fourth article treaty eighteenth October, eighteen hundred and
forty-eight, and third article treaty twelfth May, eighteen hundred and
My-four, twenty thousand dollars.
For eighth of fifteen instalments for pay of miller, per third article
treaty twelfth May, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, six hundred dollars.
amiee of .K ras. - For permanent provision for blacksmith and Mamies of
assistant, and iron and steel for shop, per l h article treaty sixth October, Kanss.
eighteen hundred and eighteen, and fourth article treaty fifth June, sigh- V o. - p.-1096.
teen hundred and fifty-four, nine hundred and forty dollars.-
For permanent provision for miller, in lieu of gunsmith, per fifth article
treaty sixth October, eighteen hundred and eighteen, fifth article treaty Vol. vii. p.45.
twenty-third October, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and fourth article
treaty fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, six hundred dollars.
For interest on fifty thousand dollars, at five per centum, for educational
purposes, per third article treaty fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four,
two thousand five hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments upon two hundred thousand dollars,
per third article treaty fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, seven
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For reappropriation of the sum of sixteen thousand two hundred and
sixty-eight dollars and eighty-four cents, being their proportion of the
sum of thirty-six thousand and eighty dollars and ten cents, part of the
permanent annuity of twenty-five thousand dollars, payable for the years
eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five, as per
fifth article of treaty of fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, caried
to surplus fund thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five.
Mlaues of Miamies of Indiana.- For interest on two hundred and twenty-one
Indians. thousand two hundred and fifty-seven dollars and eighty-six cents, unin-
VoL vii P.5M89vested, at five per centum, for Miami Indians of Indiana, per Senate's
Vol.1. p.1095. amendment to fourth article treaty fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-
four, eleven thousand and sixty-two dollars and eighty-nine cents.
For reappropriation of the sum of nineteen thousand eight hundred
and eleven dollars and twenty-six cents, being their proportion of the sum
of thirty-six thousand and eighty dollars and ten cents, part of the per-
manent annuity of twenty-five thousand dollars payable for the years
eighteen hundred and fifty-four and eighteen hundred and fifty-five, as
per fifth article of treaty of fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four,
carried to the surplus fund thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-
five.
xlant.Jes p , I'amies, Ed River. - For permanent annuity in goods or otherwise,
RWvr per fourth article treaty third August, seventeen hundred and ninety-five,
VoL viL p.51. five hundred dollars.
For permanent annuity in goods or otherwise, per third article treaty
VoL vii. p.91. twenty-first August, eighteen hundred and five, two hundred and fifty dol-
laris.
For permanent annuity in goods or otherwise, per third and separate
VoL vii. p.Ud. article to treaty thirtieth September, eighteen hundred and nine, three
hhlndred and fifty dollars.
BUlsquaty, sViaqualfy, ual4iup, and oder Tres and Bands of Itans. - For
Pnyeup ad ninth instalment, in part payment for relinquishment of title to lands, to
othwer nu a
bands of Indians. be applied to beneficial objects, per fourth article treaty twenty-sixth De-
yol.z, p.nu oember, eighteen hundred and fifty-Four, fifteen hundred dollars.
For ninth of twenty instalments for pay of instructor, smith, physician,
carpenter, farmer, and assistant if necessary, per tenth article treaty
twenty-sixth December, eighteen hundred and ffy-four, six thousand
seven hundred dollars.
Omah. OmaAas. - For the sixth of ten instalments of this amount, being
VoL . 10& second .of the series, in money or otherwise, per fourth article treaty
sixteenth March, eighteen hundred and My-four, thirty thousand dol-
lars.
For ninth of ten initahments for support of a miller, per eighth arti-
cle treaty sixteenth March, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, six hundred
dollar
For ninth of ten instalments for support of blacksmith and assistant,
and iron and steel for shop, per eighth article treaty sixteenth March,
eighteen hundred and fy-four, nine hundred and forty dollars.
For ninth of ten instalments for support of farmer, per eighth arti-
cle treaty sixteenth March, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, six hundred
dollars.
For keeping in repair the grist and saw mill provided for by the eighth
artiele of the treaty of sixteenth March, eighteen hundred and tLfy-four,
three hundred dollars.
For supplying the smith's shop with tools, and keeping the same in
repair, per eighth article of the treaty of sixteenth March, eighteen hun-
dred and fifty-four, three hundred dollars.
For an engineer, one thousand two hundred dollars.
OurO ages.- For interost on sixty-nine thousand one hundred and twenty
dollars, at five per centum, being the value of fty-four sections of land

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set apart second June, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, for educational
purposes, per Senate-resolution nineteenth January, eighteen hundred and
thirty-eight, three thouaud four hundred and fifty-six dollars.
04m and MHt riam.- For sixth of ten instalments, being the second OttoU and
series, in money or. therwise, per fourth article treaty fifteenth March, usmour.
eighteen hundred gnd fifty-four, thirteen thousand dollars. VoL r. p. 1WS.
For ninth of ten instalmenta for pay of miller, per seventh article
trety fifteenth ,arpl, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, six hundred dol-
For ninth of tqp,iastalments for blacksmith and assistant, and iron and
steel for shop,-,per aevmtb article treaty fifteenth March, eighteen hundred
and fifty-fbur, ,iaepaared and forty doilars.
For ninth Qf ttp instalments for farmer, per seventh article treaty
fifteenth March.'eilteei. hundred and fifty-four, six hundred dblars.
For keeping' irpairthe grist and saw mill provided for by the seventh
article of thaIt"tty,of fifteenth March, eighteen hundred and fifty-four,
t
three hundred dlo .
'For oupplyiqg the smith's shop with tools, and keeping the same in
repair, per svut rticle of the treaty fifteenth March, eighteen hundred
and fifty-four, thee hundred dollars.
For an engineer, one thousand two hundred dollars.
Otwa. and dppeioas of 3&Aeign. -For eighth of ten equal Ottawas and
annual instalments for educational purposes, to be expended under the if Of
direction of the President, according to the wishes of the Indians, so far
as may be reasonable and just, per second article of the treaty of thirty- Vol. Xi. p sm.
first July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, eight thousand dollars.
For eighth of ten instalments for the support of four blacksmith shops,
per second article of the treaty of thirty-first July, eighteen hundred and
My-five, four thousand two hundred and forty dollars.
For eighth of ten instalments of principal, payable annually for ten
years, to be diitributed per capita, in the usual manner of paying annui-
ties, per second article of*the treaty of thirty-first July, eighteen hundred
and fifty-five, ten thousand dollars.
For interest on two hundred and twenty-six thousand" dollars. unpaid
part of the principal sum of three hundred and six thousand dollars, for
one year, at five per centum per annum, to be distributed per capita, in
the usual manner of paying annuities, per second article of the treaty of
thirty-first July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, eleven thousand three
hundred dollars.
For eighth of ten equal annual instalments on thirty-five thousand dol-
lars, in lieu of former treaty stipulations, to be paid per capita to the
Grand River Ottawas, per second article of the treaty of thirty-first
July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand five hundred dol-
lain.
Ottawas of Kansas.-For their proportion of the permanent annui- Ottawas of
ties in money, goods, or otherwise, payable under the fourth article of the K-m5
treaty of third August, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, second article VoL vii. p.5L
of the treaty of s-eventeenth November, eighteen hundred and seven, VoL vii p.105.
fourth article of the treaty of seventeenth September, eighteen hundred VoL vii p.179.
and eighteen, and fourth article of the treaty of twenty-ninth August, VoL vii. p.520.
eighteen hundred and twenty-one, two thousand six hundred dollars.
Pawaees.-For first of five instalments of the second series in goers Pawnees.
and such articles as may be necessary for them, per second article treaty
twenty-fourth September, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, thirty thou- VoL mLp. %i.
sand dollars.
For support of two manual labor schools annually, during the pleasure
of the President, per third article treaty twenty-fourth September, eighteen
hundred and fifty-seven, ten thousand dollars.
For pay of two teachers, under the direction of the President, per

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Pawn". third article treaty twenty-fourth September, eighteen hundred and afty-
seven, one thousand two hundred dollars.
For purchase of iron and steel, and other necessies for the shop,
during the pleasure of the President, per fourth article treaty twenty
fourth September, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, five hundred dol-
lars.
For pay of two blacksmiths, one of whom to be a gunsmith and tin-
smith, per fourth article treaty twenty-fourth September, eighteen hundred
and fifty-seven, one thousand two hundred dollars.
For compensation of two strikers or apprentices in shop, per fourth
article treaty twenty-fourth September, eightee.. hundred and fifty-seven,
four hundred and eighty dollars.
For sixth of ten instalments for farming utensils and stock during
the pleasure of the President, per fourth article treaty twenty-fourth Sep-
tember, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, one thousand two hundred dol-
lams
For pay of farmer, per fourth article treaty twenty-fourth September,
eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, six hundred dollars.
For fifth of ten instalments for pay of miller, at the discretion of the
President, per fourth article treaty twenty-fourth September, eighteen
hundred and fifty-seven, six hundred dollars.
For fifth of ten instalments for pay of an engineer, at the discretion of
the President, per fourth article treaty twenty-fourth September, eighteen
hundred and fifty-seven, one thousand two hundred dollars.
For compensation to apprentices, to assist in working the mill, per
fourth article treaty twenty-fourth September, eighteen hundred and fifty.
seven, five hundred dollars.
Pettawatomes Pottawatomiem.-For permanent annuity in silver, per fourth article
VoL vii. p.S1. treaty third August, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, one thousand
dollars.
For permanent annuity in silver, per third article treaty thirtieth Sep-
Vol. vii. p.114. tember, eighteen hundred and nine, five hundred dollars.
For permanent annuity in silver, per third article treaty second Octo-
VoL vii. F 185. ber, eighteen hundred and eighteen, two thousand five hundred dollars.
For permanent annuity in money, per second article treaty twen-
Vol, vi. p. 817. tieth September, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, two thousand dol-
lars.
For permanent annuity in specie, per second article treaty twenty-ninth
VoL viL p. 2 July, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, sixteen thousand dollars.
For life annuity to chief, per third article treaty twentieth October,
VoL vii. p.870. eighteen hundred and thirty-two, two hundred dollars.
For life annuity to chiefs. per third article treaty twenty-sixth Septem-
VoL vii. p.48. ber, eighteen hundred and Ahirty-three, seven hundred dollars.
For education during the pleasure of Congress, per third article treaty
VoL vii. p.286. sixteenth October, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, second article treaty
Vol. vii. p. arr. twentieth September, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, and fourth arti-
VoL vii. p.40L e treaty twenty-seventh October, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, five
thousand dollars.
For permanent provision for the payment of money in lieu of tobacco,
iron, and stee, per second article treaty twentieth September, eighteen
VoL I-. P.85 hundred and twenty-eight, and tenth article of the treaty of the fifth and
seventeenth June, eighteen hundred and forty-six, three hundred dol-
lam
For permanent provision for three blacksmiths and assistants, per third
article treaty sixteenth October, eighteen hundred and twentysix, second
article treaty twentieth September, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight,
and second article treaty twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and twenty-
nine, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars.
For permanent provision for iron and steel for shops, per third article

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treaty sixteenth October, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, second article
treaty twentieth September, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, and sec-
ond article treaty twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine,
six hundred and six dollars.
For permanent provision for fifty barrels of sal, per second article of
treaty twenty-ninth July, eighteen Hunrded and twenty-nine, two hundred
and fifty dollars.
For interest on six hundred and forty-three thousand dollars, at five
per eentum, per seventh article of the treaty of the fifth and seventeenth
of June, eighteen hundred and fbrty-six, thirty-two thousand one hundred
and My dollars.
Poutawatomiesof Huron. - For permanent annuity in money or other- Pottawatomles
wise, per second article treaty seventeenth November, eighteen hundred of Huron.
and seven, four hundred dollars. VoL vil. p. 105.
Quapaws. - For education during the pleasure of the President, per Quapaws.
third article treaty thirteenth May, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, one VoL vii. P 425
thousand dollars.
For blacksmith and assistant, shop and tools, and iron and steel for
shop, during the pleasure of the President, per third article treaty thir-
teenth May, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, one thousand and sixty
dollars.
For firmer during the pleasure of the President, per third article treaty
thirteenth May, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, six hundred dollars.
Rogue Rivers. - For tenth of sixteentA instalments in blankets, cloth- Rogue Rivers.
ing. farming utensils, and stock, per third article treaty tenth September, VoLx. p. 1018.
eighteen hundred and fifty-three, two thousand five hundred dollars.
Sacs and Foxes of Mississippi.- For permanent annuity in goods or Sas and Foxes
otherwise, per third article treaty third November, eighteen hundred and ""MbsuippL
four, one thousand dollars. Vol viL p. 85.
For interest on two hundred thousand dollars, at five per centum, per
second article treaty twenty-first October, eighteen hundred and thirty- VoL VIL p. 540.
seven, ten thousand dollars.
For interest on eight hundred thousand dollars, at five per centum, per
second article treaty eleventh October, eighteen hundred and forty-two, Vol viL. p. 506.
forthousand dollars.
and Foxes of imouri. - For interest on one hundred and fifty- Sacand Foxes
seven thousand four hundred dollars, at five per centum, under the direc- of MissourL.
tion of the President, per second article treaty twenty-first October, eigh- Vol 1I. p. 40.
teen hundred and thirty-seven, seven thousand eight hundred and seventy
dollars.
Sminoles. - For the seventh of ten instalments for the support of Senol e
schools, per eighth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and VoL xL p. 7 0 .
fifty-six, three thousand dollars.
For the seventh of ten instalments for agrieultural assistance, per
eighth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, two
thousand dollars.
For the seventh of ten instalments for the support of smiths and smiths'
shops, per eighth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-
six, two thousand two hundred dollars.
For five per eentum interest on two hundred and fifty thousand dollars,
to be paid as annuity, per eighth article treaty seventh August, eighteean
hundred and fifty-six, twelve thousand five hundred dollars.
For Interest on two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, at five per cen-
tun, to be paid as annuity, they having joined their brethren west, per
eighth article treaty seventh August, eighteen hundred and fifty-aix,
twelve thousand five hundred dollars.
Seens.- For permanent annuity in specie, per fourth article treaty seneess.
twenty-ninth September, eighteen hundred and seventeen, five hundred Vol vii. p. 161.
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For permanent annuity in specie, per fourth article treaty seventeenth
Vol. vii. p.178. September, eighteen hundred and eighteen, five hundred dollars.
For blacksmith and assistant, shop and tools, and iron.and steel, during
the pleasure of the President, per fourth article treaty twenty-eighth
Vol. vii. p.84. February, eighteen hundred and thirty-one one thousand and sixty dollar&
For miller during the pleasure of the President, per fourth article
treaty twenty-eighth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, six hun-
dred dollars.
Seneeas of &necas of _ew Y'ork. -For permanent annuity, in lieu of interest on
New York. stock, per act of nineteenth February, eighteen hundred and thirty-one,
188t C. . . six thousand dollars.
Vol r. p. 4a For interest, in lieu of investment, on seventy-five thousand dollars, at
48, oh. a& five per ceutum, per act of' twenty-seventh June, eighteen hundred and
Vol. p. P 3. forty-six, three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.
For interest, at five per centum, on forty-three thousand and fifty dol-
lars, transferred from Ontario Bank to the United States treasury, per
act of twenty-seventh June, eighteen hundred and forty-six, two thousand
one hundred and fifty-two dollars and fifty cents.
Seneess and &neoas and ,Sawnees.- For permanent annuity in specie, per fourth
Shawnees. ' article treaty seventeenth September, eighteen hundred and eighteen, one
VoL . ".thousand dollars.
For blacksmith and assistant, shop and tools, and iron and steel for
shop, during the pleasure of the President, per fourth article treaty twen-
voL vii. p.8s. tieth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, one thousand and sixty dol-
lam
Shawnees. Shawnees. - For permanent annuity for educational purposes, per
VoL vii. p.Oi. fourth article treaty third August, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, and
VoL x. 1. 10. third article treaty tenth May, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, one thou,
sand dollars.
For tenth instalment of interest, at five per centum, on forty thousand
dollars for education, per third article treaty tenth May, eighteen hundred
and fifty-four, two thousand dollars.
For permanent annuity for educational purposes, per fourth article
VoL vii. p 160. treaty twenty-ninth September, eighteen hundred and seventeen, and third
article treaty tenth May, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, two thousand
dollars.
NowSixYork.
Nations of S ffa'ons of Norw York - For permanent annuity in clothing and
NolYor. p.4& other useful articles, per sixth article treaty eleventh November, seventeen
hundred and ninety-four, four thousand five hundred dollars.
Sioux of lfis ,Siou= of Missisippn . - To enable the President of the United States
sissippi. to cause the Sioux of the Misssippi to be removed beyond the limits of
Appation
or removal, any states, and for establishing them in their new homes, fifty thousand
and sixteen dollars and sixty-six cents, the same being (in amount) equal
to one third of the whole sum heretofore stipulated to be paid in the sev-
eral treaties heretofore existing between the said Indians and the United
States, but which treaties have been abrogated in consequence of the war
by said Indians and the people of the United States.
and mainten- For the purpose of maintaining the said Indians in their new homes,
sae Intheir and subsisting them and making such provisions as will enable them to
new homes. support themselves by agricultural pursuits, the President is authorized
to use and expend one third of the unexpended balance now remaining in
the treasury, which has heretofore been appropriated for the benefit of
the said Indians, in such manner as he shall deem expedient and best cal-
No part to be eulated to promote the interests of the said Indians: Provided, That no
paid i money. part of said sum shall be paid to the said Indians in money.
Streaty of Fort 1v4 of Fort Lar nie. - For third of five instalments, at the dis-
Larami. cretion of the President, in provisions and merchandise, for payment of
VoL xi. p.749. annuities, and transportation of the same, to certain tribes of Indians
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Upqua (Cow Oree& Ban.) -For tenth of twenty instalments in UmpnasCow
blankets, clothing, provisions and stock, per third article treaty nineteenth Or, mV..)
September, eighteen hundred and fty-three, five hundred and My VoL x. P.U11?
dollars.
Umpqur and Mlpooiaa, of Umpqua Vall, Oregon. - For fourth Umquas and
of five instalments, of the second series, of annuity for beneficial objects, U02P0Ofi
to be expended as directed by the President, per third article treaty or n.
twenty-ninth November, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, two thousand VoL x. p. 11w7.
three hundred dollars.
For ninth of ten instalments for the pay of a blacksmith, and furnish-
ing shop, per sixth article treaty twenty-ninth November, eighteen hun.
dred and fifty-four, one thousand five hundred dollars.
For ninth of fifteen instalments for the pay of a physician and purchase
of medicines, per sixth article treaty twenty-ninth November, eighteen
hundred and fifty-four, two thousand dollars.
For ninth of ten instalments for the pay of a farmer, per sixth article
treaty twenty-ninth November, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, one
thousand dollars.
For ninth of twenty instalments for the pay of a teacher. and purchase
of books and stationery, per sixth article treaty twenty-ninth November,
eighteen hundred and fMfty-four, one tlousand four hundred and flryVdo.
Ism
Wlmim es. - For interest on one million one hundred thousand WinebAgo.
dollars, at five per centum, per fourth article treaty first November, VOL v. p.SU.
eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, fifty-five thousand dollars.
For seventeenth of thirty instalments of interest on eighty-five thousand
dollars, at five per centum, per fourth article treaty thirteenth October,
eighteen hundred and forty-six, four thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.
And the sum of fifty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be ne- VoL ix. p. 878.
eessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any money not otherwise appro- Removal.
priated, to enable the President of the United States to arrange for and
effect the peacefu and quiet removal of said Indians to some suitable
location outside the limits of any state, the said sum to be taken from
and charged to the said fund of one million one hundred thousand dol-
lars held by the Un ited States for said Indians under the aforesaid treaty
of first November, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, and
that the amount so appropriated shall be replaced from the proceeds of
the sales of the lands belonging to said Indians, which the Government
may be anthorized to sell by virtue.of an existing treaty with said In-
dians, and by act of Congress.
Taneon 2W of Siu - For fifh of tea instalment to be paid to Yanctsa trib
them or expended for their benefit, commencing with the year in which ofSioux.
they shall remove to and settle and reside upon their reservation, per"
fourth article treaty nineteenth April, eighteen hundred and Mify-eight, VoL xd. p.744.
sixty-five thousand dollars.
OT e ,oea a
For fourth of five instalments of annuity for beneficial objects, per second In-
artyle treaty twenty-second January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, eight n of Wila-
thousand dollars. men Valey.
PoYacM. - For othe last of five instalments to be paid to them or ex- Vo.x.p 11U
pended for their benefit, commencing with the year in which they shall ie,.
remove to and settle upon the tract reserved for their future homes, per *
sefond article treaty twelfth March, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight,
twelve thousand dollars.
For fifth of ten instalments for the establshment and maintenance of
one or more manual labor sehools, under the direction of the President,
per secod article treaty twelfth March, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight,
five thousand dollars.
For fifth of ten instalments, or durng the plesume of the President, to

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Poncas. be expended in furnishing said indians with such aid and assitance in
agricultural and mechanical pursuits, including the working of the mill
provided for in the first part of this article, as the Secretary of the Inte-
rior may consider advantageous and necessary for them, per second article
treaty twelfth March, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, seven thousand
five hundred dollars.
Dwsmish and Dwamvn and otdor AJid ,ba in Wasthington Trr y. - For
other allied tribes fourth instalment on one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, under the
in Washilngtn
Tertor7 . direction of the President, per sixth article treaty twenty-second January,
Pos4,p.927. eighteen hundred and fifty-five, twelve thousand dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the establishment and support of
an agricultural and industrial school, and to provide said school with a
suitable instructor or instructors, per fourteenth article treaty twenty-
second January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the establishment and support of
a smith and carpenter's shop, and to furnish them with the necessary tools,
per fourteenth article treaty twenty-second January, eighteen hundred
and fifty-five, five hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the employment of a blacksmith,
carpenter, farmer, and physician who shall furnish medicines for the sick,
per fourteenth article treaty twenty.-second January, eighteen hundred and
fifty-five, four thousand six hundred dollars.
Makah Tribe. Makak T*ibe. - For first of three instalments on thirty thousand dol-
Pot p.040. lars, under the direction of the President, per fifth article treaty thirty.
first January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, two thousand dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the support of an agricultural and
industrial school, and for pay of teachers, per eleventh article treaty
thirty-firat January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, two thousand five
hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for support of a smith and carpenter's
shop, and to provide the necessary tools therefor, per eleventh article
treaty thirty-first January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, five hundred
dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the employment of a blacksmith,
carpenter, farmer, and physician who shall furnish medicines for the sick,
per eleventh article treaty thirty-first January, eighteen hundred and
fifty-five, four thousand six hundred dollars.
Wala-Walal, Wals- Walla, Cayue, and Umad'Ua 2b. - For fourth of five in-
ilTibs. stalments of eight thousand dollars, under the direction of the President,
Po; 1 947. per second article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five,
eight thousand dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the purchase of all necessary
mill fixtures and mechaniqal tools, medicines, and hospital stores, books
and stationery for schools, and furniture for the employees, per fourth
article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand
dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the pay and subsistence of one
superintendent of farming operations, one farmer, two millers, one black-
smith, one wagon and plough maker, one carpenter and joiner, one physician,
and two teachers, per fourth article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred
and fifty-five, eleven thousand two hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the pay of each of the head chieA
of the Walla-Walla, Cayuse, and Umatilla bands, the sum of five hundred
dollars per annum, per fifth article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and
fifty-five, one thousand five hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for salary for the son of Pio-pio-mox-
mox, per fifth article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five,
one hundred dollars.
Yanihasation. Yakima Nation.- For fourth of five instalments for beneficial objects,

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at the discretion of the President, per fourth article treaty ninth June, TakmaNada
eighteen hundred and fifty-five, ten thousand dollars P6 P.9%
For fourth of twenty instalments for the support of two schools, one of.
which is to be an agricultural and industrial school; keeping in repair
school buildings, and for providing suitable furniture, books, and station-
ery, per fifth article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five,
Ove hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the employment of one superin-
tendent of teaching and two teachers, per fifth article treaty ninth June,
eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand two hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the employment of one superin-
tendent of farming and two farmers, two millers, two blacksmiths, one
tinner, one gunsmith, one carpenter, and one wagon and plough maker,
per fifth article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fify-five, nine
thousand four hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for keeping in repair saw and flouring
mills, and for furnishing the necessary tools and fixtures, per fifth article
treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fy-five, five hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for keeping in repair the hospital, and
prviding the necessary medicines and fixtures therefor, per fifth article
treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fy-five, three hundred dol-
lBM
For fourth of twenty instalments for the pay of a physician, per fifth
article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, one thousand
four hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for keeping in repair the buildings
required for the various employees, and for providing the necessary fur-
niture therefor, per fifth article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and
fifty-five, three hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the salary of such person as the
mid confederated tribes and bands of Indians may select to be their head
chief, per fifth article treaty ninth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-fve,
five hundred dollars.
Nosz Po Indian.- For fourth of five instalments for beneficial ob- les Force In.
jects, at the discretion of the Presidenti per fourth article treaty eleventh disua.
June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, ten thousand dollars. P4 P W.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the support of two schools, one
of which to be an agricultural and industrial school; keeping in repair
school-buildings, and for providing suitable furniture, books and stationery,
per fifth article treaty eleventh June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, five
hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the employment of one superinten-
dent of teWching and two teachers, per fifth article treaty eleventh June,
eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand two hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments"for keeping in repair blacksmiths',
tinsmiths!, gunsmiths!, carpenters', ana wagon and plough makers' shops,
and for providing necessary tools therefor, per fifth article treaty eleventh
June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, five hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the employment of one superin-
tendent of farming, and two farmers, two millers, two blacksmiths, one
tinner, one gunsmith, one carpenter, and one wagon and plough maker,
per fifth article treaty eleventh June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, nine
thousand four hundred dollars. '
For fourth of twenv instalments for keeping in repair saw and flouring
mills, and for furnishing the necessary tools and fixtures therefor, per
fifth article treaty eleventh June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, five
hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for keeping in repair the hospital, and
providing the necessary medicines and furniture therefor, per fifth article

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Neu Pre Is- treaty
dn. larm eleventh Zone, eighteen hundred and flift4ve, three hundred dot.
For fourth of twenty instalments for pay of a physician, per h article
treaty eleventh June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, one thousand four
hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for keeping in repair the buildings for
the various employees, and for providing the necessary furniture therefor,
per fifth article treaty eleventh June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three
hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the salary of such person as the
tribe may select to be their head chief; per fifth article treaty eleventh
June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, five hundred dollars
Ilatheada
and AM'jgde and other (MonfeJerated2Wsa. -For the last four instal-
ethe oneder-
ated tes. merts on one hundred and twenty thousand dollars for beneficial objects,
p, 1. Ine. at the discretion of the President, per fourth article treaty sixteenth July,
eighteen hundred and fifty-five, six thousand dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the support of an agricultural and
industrial school, keeping in repair the buildings, and providing suitable
furniture, books, and stationery, per fifth article treaty sixteenth July,
eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for providing suitable instructors there-
for, per fifth article treaty sixteenth July, eighteen hundred and My-five,
one thousand eight hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for keeping in repair blaeksmiths,
tin and gunsmiths', carpenters, and wagon and plough makers' shops, &
providing necessary tools therefor, per fifth article treaty sixteenth July,
eighteen hundred and fifty-five, five hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalment for the employment of two farmers,
two millers, one blaeij" ith, one tinner, one gunsmith, one carpenter,
and one wagon and jough maker, per fifth article treaty sixteenth
July, eighteen hundred and fifty-live, seven thousand four hundred dol-
lams.
For fourth'of twenty instalments for keeping in repair saw and flouring
mills, and for furnishing the necessary tools and fixtures therefor, per
fifth article treaty sixteenth July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, five
hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for keeping in repair the hospital, and
providing the necessary medicines and furniture therefor, per fifth article
treaty sixteenth July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three hundred dol-
lam
For fourth of twenty instalments for pay of a physician, per fifth article
treaty sixteenth July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, one thousand four
hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for keeping i repair th; buildings
required for the various employee, and furnishing necessary furniture
thre~for, per fifth article treaty sixteenth July, eighteen hundred and fifty-
five, three hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the pay of each of the bead chiefs
of the Flathead, Kootenay, and Upper Pend d'Oreilles tribes, per fifth
article treaty sixteenth July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, fifteen hun-
dred dollars.
Confederated C.onfederated 2lWe and Badr of .LdNe in MiddAe Oregon. - For
tribe end bands fourth of five instalments of eight thousand dollars for beneficial objects,
of Indiane i
Middle Oregon. at the discretion of the President, per second article treaty twenty-fifth
Poe , p, 964. June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, eight thousand dollars.
For fourth of fifteen instalments for pay and subsistence of one farmer,
one blacksmith, and one wagon and plough maker, per fourth article treaty
twenty-fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand live
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For fourth of twenty instalments for pay and subsistence of one physi-
cian, one sawyer, one miller, one superintendent of farming operations,
and one school teacher, per fourth article treaty twenty-fifth June, eighteen
hundreA and fifty-five, five thousand six hundred dollars.
S For fourth of twenty instalments for payment of salary of the head
eief of said confederated bands, per fourth article treaty twenty-fifth
June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, five hundred dollars.
Mold Indians.-For fourth of ten iostalments for keeping in repair Molel Indians.
saw and flouring mills, and for the pay of necessary employees, the bene- Po*, p.981.
fits of which to be shared alike by all the confederated bands, per second
article treaty twenty-first December, eighteen hundred and ffty-five, one
thousand five hundred dollars.
Fdr fourth of five instalments (in addition to the instalment specified in
the treaty of twenty-ninth November, eighteen hundred and fifty-four,
with the Umpquas and Calapooias of Umpqua Valley) for furnishing iron
and steel and other materials for the smith and tin shops provided for in
said treaty, and for the pay of the necessary mechanics, per second article
treaty twenty-first December, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, one thou-
sand eight hundred dollars.
For fourth of ten instalments for the pay of a carpenter and joiner to
aid in erecting buildings and making furniture for said Indians, and to
furnish tools in said service, per second article treaty twenty-first Decem-
ber, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, two thousand dollars.
For pay of teachers to manual lab6r school, for all necessary materials
therefor, and for the subsistence of the pupils, per second article treaty
twenty-first December, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand
dollars.
For fourth of five instalments for the pay of an additional farmer, per
second article treaty twenty-first December, eighteen hundred and fifty-
five, eight hundred dollars.
Qui-na-d*and QW-e-uge Indans.- For first of three instalments Qut..ai-elt and
on twenty-fve thousand dollars for beneficial objects, under the direction Q4il-tekute In-
of the President, per fourth article treity first July, eighteen hundred and Pdl p.
fifty-five, one thousand six htndred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the support of an agricultural and
industrial school, and for pay of suitable instructors, per tenth article
treaty first July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, two thousand five hun-
dred dollars.
For fourth or twenty instalments for support of smith and carpenter's
shop, and to provide the necessary tools therefor, per tenth article treaty
first July, eighteenlhundred and fifty-fve, five hundred dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the employment of a blacksmith,
carpenter, and farmer, and a physician who shall furnish medicines for
the sick, per tenth article treaty first July, eighteen hundred and fifty-
five, four thousand six hundred dollars.
'elalams. - For first of three instalments on sixty thousand dollars, 8'Klalms.
under the direction of the President, per fifth article treaty twenty-sixth PeaP. 9".
January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, four thousand dollars.
For fourth of twenty instalments for the support of an agricultural aed
industrial school, and for pay of suitable teachers, Ier eleventh article
tr=aty twren-sixth January, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, two thousand
fivehunde dollar&
For fourth of twenty instalments fur the' employmenf of 4 blacsmith,
carpenter, farmer, and a physician who shall fiurnish medicines for the s1c1,
per eleventh article treaty twenty-sixth January, eighteen hundred and
At-five, four thousand six hundred dollars.
For the general incidental expenses of the idan service in New Indian mvies
Mexico, presents of agrleultural implements, and other useful articles, InNew M"I00
and toarsist then to 1geate- in permanent bode , and sustain thdatelves

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by the pursuits of civillsed life, to be expended under the direction of the
Secretary of the Interior, twenty-five thousand dollars.
Indian service Indian Service in th Dirie of County easedfo tdo Moctaws for
in country lased the .diane lat* reiding in Tare..- For the expenses of colonism,
from Choctaws
for Indians lately supporting, and furnishing agricultural implements and stock, pay of
in Texas. necessary employees, purchase of clothing, medicine, iron, and steel,
establishment and maintenance of schools, and building houses for the
Indians lately residing in Texas, ip* lieu of those abandoned in that State,
to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior,
twenty-two thousand eight hundred and twenty-five dollar
Wihts ad or tAe Wwtchwa and otr aff t B& . - For the expenses of
other affiliated colonizing, supporting and furnishing said bands with agricultural imple.
ments and stock, pay of necessary employees, purchase of clothing, 2nedi.
cines, iron, and steel, and maintenance of schools, to be expended under
the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, thirty-seven thousand eight
hundred dollars.
Indian service lndian Service in Ckdifornia.- For the general incidental expenses
InCetIlO2. of the Indian service in California, ieluding travelling expenses of the
superintending agents, seven thousand five hundred dollars.
For the removal of Indians, transportation of goods, purchase of cattle
for beef and milk, together with clothing and food, teams and farming
tools for Indians for the northern district of California, thirty-five thou-
sand dollars.
For two blacksmiths for the northern district of Californa, fifteen hun-
dred dollars.
For two physicians for the northern district of California, two thousand
dollars.
For the purchase of cattle for beef and milk, together wih clothing and
food, teams and farming tools for Indians for the southern district of of
California, fifteen thousand dollars
For the salaries of clerks to superintendents of Indian aff rs for the
northern and southern districts of California, three thousand dollars.
Extra clerks in For the compensation of five extra clerks employed in the Indian office,
Indian offie, under the acts of fifth August, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and third
IN4, oh. W57. March, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, and under appropriations made
Vol. x.p. 576.
IM8, oh. 176. from year to year, seven thousand dollars.
Vol. For compensation of one clerk in the Indian office, to enable the Seers-
Clerk r
ou lands to tary of the Interior to carry out the regulations prescribed to give effect
dn to the seventh section of the act of March third, eighteen hundred and
fifty-five, granting bounty lands to Indians, fourteen hundred dollars.
Extra clerks. For compensation of two extra clerks in the Indian office, employed to
carry out the treaty with the Chickasaws in the adjustment of their claims,
two thousand eight hundred dollars.
Delivery,&, For insurance, tansportation, and necessary expenses of the deliver
oannuitesto of annuities and provisions to the Indian tribes in Minnesota and Mich.b
tribes in Minne-
sota and Mhi. gan, twenty thousand three hundred and fifty dollars and sixty-two cents.
gan, For insurance, transportation, and necessary expenses of the delivery
to the Pawnee, of Pawnee, Poneca, and Yancton Sioux annuity goods and provisions, ten
Ponca, and Yaao- thousand dollars.
ton Sioux, For expenses of transportation and delivery of annuity goods to the
to Blac Fonn
Indians, BlacWeet Indians for the year, seventeen thousand dollars
to ChiVBS For insurance, transportation, and necessary expenses of the delivery
of Lake lSuperior, of annuities and provisions 'to the Chippewas of Lake Superior, five
thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars and sixty-three cents.
to Chippewas For insurance, transportation, and necessary expenses of the delivery
ofth'55 PpL of annuities and provisions to. the Chippewas of the Mississippi, three
thousand eight hundred and eighty-six dollars and seventy-five cents.
Vaeciaton. For expenses attending the vaccination of Indians, two thousand five
hundred dollars.

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For the general incldental expenses )f the Indian service in Oregon Indian one
and Washington Territory, including insurance and transportation of In Oregn san
annuity goods and presents, (where no special provision therefor is made Wasingto,
by treaties,) and office [and] travelling expenses of the superintendent and
sub-agents, thirty-five thousand dollars.
For defraying the expenses of the removal and subsistence of Indians
in Oregon and Washington Territory, (not parties to any treaty,) and for
pay of necessary employees, fifty thousand dollars.
dian Srvice in ievada Territory.- For the general incidental ex- in Nevada To
penses of the Indian service in Nevada Territory, presents of goods, agri- nitoY,
cultural implements, and other useful articles, and to assist them to locate
in permanent abodes, and sustain themselves by the pursuits of civilized
life, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior,
twenty-five thousand dollars.
Indian Service in Utah Territory.- For the general incidental ex- in Utah Tent.
penses of the Indian service in Utah Territory, presents of goods, agricul- t@ry,
tural implements, and other useful articles, and to assist them to locate. in
permanent abodes and sustain themselves by the pursuits of civilized life,
to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior,
twenty-five thousand dollars.
For three interpreters for Indian service in Utah Territory, one thou-
sand five hundred dollars.
Indian Swvie in Wkrado Territory.- For the general incidental in Colorado
expenses of the Indian service in Colorado Territory, presents of goods, Torty.
agricultural implements, and other useful articles, and to assist them to
locate in permanent abodes and sustain themselves by the pursuits of
civilized life, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the
Interior, twenty-five thousand dollars.
Oma/a. - For assistant engineer for mill, six hundred dollars. Omaha
For pay of assistant miller, three hundred dollars.
For payment to Tab-sab, or White Cow, an Omaha chief, for horses Tah-Ma.
]killed by white settlers, six hundred and thirty dollars.
For payment of admitted claims of S. C. Webber and J. J. Miller for S. 0. Webber
labor in erection of mill on the Omaha reservation, six hundred and fifty- andJ. J. Miller.
eight dollars and flfi cents.
For amount required to reimburse the Blackfeet and other Indians in To replace
dry goods, clothing, hardware, and guns, which were lost in shipment in good lostof inthe
I~lag the
the burning of the steamer Chippewa, fourteen thousand four hundred steamer "Chip-
and four dollars and seventy-sevep cents. pev "
Arapahoes and 0Ae1 ene Aidian. of tMe per Arkasas River.- For Arapahwa and
third of fifteen instalments of annuity of thirty thousand dollars.to he ex- Chey In-U-e
pended for their benefit, that is to say: fifteen thousand dollars per annum pr Arkanas
for each tribe, commencing with the year in which they shall remove to 'M-
and settle upon their reservations, thirty thousand dollars. Ptp. 116.
For first of five instalments to provide the said Indians with a mill
suitable for sawing timber and grinding grain, one or more mechanics'
shops, with the necessary tools for the same, and dwelling-houses for an
interpreter, miller, engineer for the mill, (if one be necessary,) farmers,
and the mechanics that may be employed for their benefit, five.thousand
dollars.
For transportation and necessary expenses of delivering of annuities,
goods, and provisions, five thousand dollars.
For survey and allotnent of lands for the Arapahoe and Cheyenne In- S" and a,-
dians, ten thousand dollars. , lomt of lands.
For the expenses of colonizin& supporting, and furnishing agricultural
implements, teams, seeds, pay of necessary mployees, purchase of
medicines, iron and steel for the establishment of blaeksmith and tin
shop for those Indians with whom treaties have been made, but not
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792 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. RSzs. 11 CM 99. 1868.
OttawaIndians Otama Indiana of Blancard'sFork and Rock. de B=af.- For pay-
of Bisocard's ment of annuity in money, eighteen thousand dollarm.
Fork and Roche
de Boet. For the first of four instalments in money, per fourth article of treaty
Pcsi, p.128. June twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, eight thousand five
hundred dollars.
For interest on thirty-four thousand dollars at five per centum per
annum, per fourth article treaty June twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred
and sixty-two, one thousand seven hundred dollars.
For payment for ponies, cattle, and timber stolen from the Ottawas,
reported and approved by Secretary of the Interior, thirteen thousand
and five dollars and ninety-five cents.
For payment of damages sustained in compliance with the provisionary
clause of the tenth article of treaty of June twenty-four, eighteen hundred
and sixty-two, three thousand five hundred dollars.
APe lts i.Up- For the salaries of two agents on the Up[pjer Missouri and the country
per Isoun. adjacent thereto, to be located under the direction of the Secretary ofthe
Interior, three thousand dollars.
Losses to . To reimburse the loss sustained by the Yancton Sioux Indians on the
Yan.ton Soux twenty-ninth of August, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, by the sinking
by the "kiuU of
the steamer fi. of the steamer "J. G. Morrow," four thousand three hundred and twenty
G.Morrow." dollars and thirty-eight cents.
Indian service For clothing, food, and other necessary expenses of the Indian service,
inUtah, in Utah Territory, .to be expended under the direction of the Secretary
of the Interior, for the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and
sixty-three, twenty thousand dollars.
Incidentals of For incidental expenses of the Indian Department growing out of the
ment. Depart- extraordinary
In"" western StatesIndian troubles during the present fiscal year in the North-
and Territories, twenty thousand dollars.
Agent for ot- For the salary of an agent for the Ottawas, Chippewas, of Swan
tawas. Creek, and Black River, and Christian Indians in the State of Kansas,
Proviso. fifteen hundred dollars: Provided That said agency shall continue for
one year only.
Claims of half- For carrying into effect the sixth section of the "Act making appro-
ceeds olands in priations for the current and contingent expqnses of the Indian depart-
the wemaha re- ment, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations," approved Februiry twenty-
serve,
859 6
eighth, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, to satisfy the claims of the half-
,.' -ebreeds to the proceeds of the lands in the Nemaha reserve, excluded from
Vol. Xi. P. ,1. such reservations by the McCoy survey of eighteen hundred and thirty-
eight, nineteen thousand six hundred and twenty-one dollars and twenty-
seven cents.
Intereourse For intercourse with the various Indian tribes between whom and the
with Indian United States there exist no treaty stipulations, including purchase and
tribes, with
whom are no transportation of provisions and presents, and to meet any other expenses
treaties. requisite to effect treaties with such tribes, to be expended under the
direction of the Secretary of the Interior, and to enable the Secretary of
forNegotlations
exchange the Interior, under the direction of the President of the United States, to
lands, &e. of enter into negotiations with Indian tribes for the exchange of lands, to
provide for their removal, to arrange questions of boundaries between
the respective tribes, and for measures generally for preserving peace
Prvibo with them, fifty thousand dollars: Provided, That the said Secretary of
the Interior shall report to Congress, at the commencement of its next
session, a statement indicating the disposition made of the money hereby
Appointment appropriated: And provided, further, That hereafter all special agents
of speial agents
a n iand commission- oners not appointed by the President, shall be appointed by
enm the Secretary of the Interior.
Relief of the Sue. 2. And be it furtAer enacted, That the Secretary of the Interior
Weas, Peoria, be authorized to dispose of, at the best price they will bring in the market,
ale of bonds, twenty-five. thousand dollars of 1he bonds of the State of Pennsylvania,
purchased with the proceeds of the sales of the lands of the united
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of the We4s, Peoriam, Kaskaskias, and Piankeshaw Indians of Kansas, Oetain.bss
now in the custoDy of the United States belonging to said Indians, or so to be sold.
many thereof as he may deem necessary for the purchase of such cloth-
ing, food, seed, grain, agricultural implements or domestic animals, as may
be necessary for the immediate relief of said Indians, and to enable them
to plant a erop, and appropriate the proceeds of the sales of said bonds or
so much thereof as he may deem necessary for said purpose: Provide
That said sale shall be made after three weeks' public notice at the Mer- Notice of sale
chants Exqhange in the city of Philadelphia, to the highest bidder, and at ulduW
not less than the market price of said bonds in the cities of New York
snd Philadelphia: And providedfither, That no special agent or agents Sale not to be
hbe employed, nor shall any,•such, sale be made until after the assent assent un
m and af-
-
and approval of said Indians for the salerepresentatives.
obtained through their regular authorized of their bonds shall first be porlof hiftne.
Suo. 8. And 6e itfrrther enacted; That the Secretary of the Interior Amounts here.
be, and he is hereby authorized to expend such part of the amount here- t
aPPtim
tofore appropriated to ca-ry into effect any treaty stipulation with any stipulations
oe or tribes of Indians, a. or any portion of whom shall be in a state with tibes now
f actual hosiity to the Government of the United States, including the t 1be exbhw
Cherokees, Creeks, Chotaw Chicekaw Seminoles, Wiehitas, and xe.
other affiliated tribes, as may be found necessary to enable such indi-
vidual members of said tribes as lave been driven from their homes, and
reduced to want on account of thei friendship to the United States, to
subsist until they can be remqved to their homes, and to assist them in
such removal: Provided, That ian accout shall be kept of the sums so Account to be
paid for the benefit of the said members of said tribes, which account shall kept.
be rendered to Congress at the commencement of the next session thereof.
And all purchases of articles for the purposes above set forth shall be Purchases how
made of the lowest responsible bidder, after sufficient public notice by made
advertisement in appropriate newspapers: Avvid; aso, That the said
Secretary shall not be required to accept any bid which is in his judg-
ment unreasonable in its ciractr.
So. 4. 4nd be it fvrMr enae" That the President of the United Preient mra
States be, and is hereby, authorized to enter into treaties with the sev- tT5 t7
eral tribes of Indians, respectively, now residing in the State of ansas,to extinpgish
providing for the extinetion of their tides to lands held in common their titles to
within said State, and for the removal of such Indians of said tribes as kld;
hold their lands in common to suitable localities, elsewhere within the
territorial limits of the United States, and outside the limits of 'ny
state.
Suo. 5. And be itfrv eaeted; That the President of the United mdwelthlo
States be, and is hereby, authorized to enter into negotiations, by treaty 5In tme
or otherwise, with such loyal tribes, or the loyal portions of such tribes, i---'.
now residing in the country south of Kansas and west of Arkansas, com-
monly known as the "Indian Country" as may be neessary in order to
secure for the Indians of Kansas who shall be removed to said Indian
country under the provisions of the preceding section of this act, the,
title to the lands to which they may be so removed.
Szo.6. And be it fuWter exavtA That the Secretary of the Interior upaendea
is hereby authorized to direct so much of the usexpended balances of balaneisJb" T_
appropriation for the Indian service in Oregon and Washington as may sevc In
be necessary to meet the outstanding liabilities of the Indian Department W9s=i.
in said State and Territory during the fiscal years ending eighteen hun.
dred and sixty, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and eighteen hundred
and sixty-two, a sum not exceeding sixty-eight thousand dolla: Pro
ied however, That no money shall be paid except in discharge of lia-
bilities incurred in carrying into effet the objects provided for by law
6br the Indian service.
Szo. 7. And be igt thaer e &d; That the salaries of the Indian Babies of
VoL. xM. Pun.- 100

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794 THITY-SEVENTH CONGNBS& ns. IM C. 106.' 18d.
vents Uah agents in Nevada and Utah shall hereafter be at the rate of fiftean hun-
in
dred dollars per annum.
AipsovwD, March 8, 1868.

March 8, M8L On.C.-.An Adi toproide Q wter tfe Db tof Catjjtbnda.ldOrgou,

Be it enacted by e Snate and Howe of Repretaives of Me Uad


SSupreme court &ater of America in £bngrese aesmed, That the supreme court of the
..onsist Of a United States shall hereafter consist of a chief justice and nine assoat
ebief usti .no
nine assocites. justices, any six of whom shall constituteuca quorum;
usueadnnand for thisa"pur,-
Quoum, pose there shall be appointed one additional associate justice of said court,
One addItmonal with the like powers, and to take the same oaths, perform the same duties,
ju ". .e and be entitled to the same salary, as the other associate justices. The
iia end districts of California and Oregon shall constitute the tenth circuit, and
itmh it. the other circuits shall remain as now constituted by law.
District courts Szo. 2. And be it further enacted That so much of any act or acts
Inthou States of Congress as vests in the district courts in and for the said States of
o California and Oregon, or either of them, the power and jurisdiction of
courts. circuit courts, and the act entitled a An act to establish a circuit cort
li;s, ciLm. of the United States in and for the State of California," approved March
Vol. . p.68L second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, be, and the same are hereby, re-
Circuit court pealed, and the said dreuit court is hereby abolished; and there shall
abolished hereafter be circuit courts held for the districts of the States of California
howto ldtk and Oregon by the chief justice, or one of the associate justices of the
supreme court of the United States assigned or allotted to the circuit to
which such districts may respectively belong, and the district judges of
such districts, severally and respectively, either of whom shall constitute
a quorum, which circuit courts and the judges thereof shall have like
powers and exercise lke jurisdiction as other circuit courts and the judges
thereof; and the district courts in and for the several districts in and for
said States of California and Oregon, and the judges thereo shall have
like powers and exercise like jurisdiction as the district courts and the
judges thereof in the other circuits.
Provision for Sze. 8. And be it further enacted, That all actions, suits, prosecutions,
pending proem causes, pleas, process, and other proceedings, relative to any cause, civil
or criminal, (which might have been brought and could have been origin-
ally cognizable in a circuit court as established by this act,) now pending
in or returnable to the several district courts of the United States in the
said States of California and Oregon, or now pending in or returnable to
the circuit court of California, by this act abolished, acting as circuit
courts (or so empowered to act) shall be, and are hereby declared to be,
respectively, transferred, returnable, and continued to the several circuit
courts constituted by this act, to be holden within said districts respec-
tively, and shall be heard, tried, and determined therein, in the same man-
ner as if originally brought, entered, prosecuted, or had in such circuit
Bal-bond, &c.courts; and no batbond or recognizance taken in any of said actions,
suits, prosecutions, dr causes transferred to said circuit courts by this act
shall thereby be avoided, impaired, or invalidated; and the said circuit
Regulatiou court shall be governed by the same laws and regulations as apply tO the
Clerks. other circuit courts of the United States; and the clerks of said courts,
respectively, shall perform the same duties, and shall be entitled to re-
celve the same fees and emoluments which are by law established for the
clerks of the other circuit courts of the United States.
Time. Aud Szo. 4. And be itfrther enacted That the circuit court for the districts
Place of 6-4 in California shall be held at the city of San Francisco and the city of
"u"'"Los Angelos, in said State, at the same times now prescribed by law for
holding terms of the district courts for the northern and southern districts
inOrna. of said State at said places; and the circuit court for the State of Oregon

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shall be held at Portland, in said State, at the lame times Dow fixed by
law for holding terms of the district court for the district of Oregon at
that place.
SEc. 6. And h it er
5ad, That the judge assigned to the in#gsof th
tenth circuit, as constituted by this act, s receive, In addition to his d* aul,"
salary hereinbefore provided, the sum of one thousand dollars for his tmvt yin.
travelling expenses for each year in which he may actually attend a sea-
sion of the supreme court of the United States.
APPROVzD, March 8, 1888.

MAP. CL -An Act to nq iso Ejot ts ceuuegath bWen the UR edo and arh , 188 .
the RpUk Of Passig=e..atLimnst. tlfthj of Janvo, egktea hundred and
sbqq-hr*4 for the Stiment of Claus.
Be it piacted byj the Senate and House of Repreenatves of tie V~ated
Snte of Anerica in Congres assumbied, That the President of the United The Presient
States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint t
two commissioners, whose duty it shall .be, conjointly with the com- under the con-
missioners appointed by the Government of Peru, to investigate, adjust, -tin with
and determine the amount of the claims of citizens of the United States Pam
anainst the Government of Peru, and of citizens of Peru against the
Jovernment of the United States, pursuant to the terms of a convention
signed at Lima, on the twelfth of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-
three.
Sue. 2. "d be it Anf er enacted; That the President, by and with the Soie r or,
advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a solicitor or agent, learned agen
in the Spanish language and law, on the part of the United States, whose
duty it shall be to prosecute, before the joint commission in the city of
Lima, the claims of citizens of the United States embraced in the stipula-
tions of said convention.
Szc. 8. And beit furter enae9, That the President, by and with the Seeretary.
advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint a secretary to the said
commissioners on behalf of the United States, versed il ihe English and
Spanish languages.
Szo. 4 Ad he it further enatd, That the compensation of the re- pa of can-
speetive ofloers for whose appointment provision is made in t" act shall tisakeers,
be as follows: To the commissioners, in full for their services, four thou-
sand five hundred dollars each; to the solicitor or agent, four thousand soWtorl,
five hundred dollars, in flh for his services. And the said commissioners
and agent shall also be allowed, in commutation of travelling and all other
personal expenses, ten dollars a day, for the time actually and necessarily
occupied in going from the places of their residence to Lima and returning
home, under the provisions of the convention. To the secretary of the seoretMr.
commissioners on the part of the United States, there shall be paid two
thousand dollars in Hll for his services, and the same amount in commuta-
tion of all travelling and other personal expenses, as is provided in the
ease of the commissioners and solicitor. And the ms necessary to pay Appropiation.
the foregoing salaries and expenses, as well as the share of the contingent
expenses of the commission on the part of the United Statea, and of the
compensation of -the umpire chosen under the conventon, arehreby ap-
propriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise apopriateL.
8E. 6. And be it fihr enaeteA That the said commissioners on the Rulesandvege-
part of the United States, in conjunction with the commissioners on the dinin latins for
the eOn-
imt&
part of Peru, shall be, and they are hereby, authorized to make all need- d10 the bust
ful rules and regulations for eondueti the business of the said commis- m .tultno.
sion; such rules and regulations not contravening the Constitution of the
United States, the provisions of this act, or the Atipulations of the said
convention.
Sze.6. And be it fethe mace That the Seoreta. of State is

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Pae ad hereby authorized aad required to transmit to the said commissionets
o o be such papers or records relating to the said commission as he may deem
trasmittd to
te commwou proper, or as may be called for by the said commissioners, and at the
Records uAd close of the commission, and of the duties of the umpire, all the records,
documents to be documents, and all other papers which have been presented on behalf of
?ctWUne4 the claimants, citizens of the United States, shall be returned to the De-
artment of State, or be deposited in the Legation of the United States at
as the President may direct.
Annov=, March 8, 1868.

30ah 1, INS. OwR. CIL.-An Act to amend an Act atWed "An Ad to prcouct t Pftgw of de

Be it enaced by the &nate ad House of Represnies of t united


Renewal of States of America in Cmgess aeem ed That so much of section seven
eath of the act entitled "An act to promote the progress of the useful arts,"
Oele t approved July four, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, as requires a renewal
17. 1 of the oath, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.
VoL v.p. 1. Sze. 2. And 6e it flrther enacteA That, whereas, the falling off of
Reduction of the rpvenue of the patent-effee required a reduction of the compensa.
pa of " ton of the examiners and clerks, or other employees in the office after
be ade up. the thirty-first day of August, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, that the
commissioner of patents be, and he is hereby, anthoried, whenever the
revenue of the office will justify him in so doing, to pay them such sums,
in addition to what they shall already have received, as will make their
compensation the same as it was at that time.
Dateof patentL Suc. S. And be itfirther enacted, That every patent shall be dated
as of a day not later than six months after the time at which it was passed
and allowed, and notice thereof sent to the applicant or his agent. And
If final fee is if the final fee for such patent be not paid withiL the said six months, the
Bet thu h- patent shall be withheld, and the invention therein described shall beeme
b in-Apublic property, as against the applicant therefor: P
"Leoie ided, That in all
venIon become cases where patents have been allowed previous to the passage of this
public pro"Y act, the said six months shall be reckoned from the date of such passage.
Proviso PovzD, March 8,1868.

Mrh8, 280. On. CIL-Aa Ad to impwmymte ldon


aa tion&Zdan of WeWd ota
ftre
uss do Disuidc of Co~ma
Be it enacted &j the Seate and Homse o Repn aves of th United
"The Insitu-- Sats of A era in CoVress assbL That Henry Addison, John C
tion for the Edt- Underwood, George C. Abbott, William H. Channing, Nancy M. John.
cation of
- olored
Youth" heor- son, of the District of Columbia, and Myrtella Miner, of California, and
pMUted. their associates and successors, are hereby constituted and declared to be
a body politic and corporate, by the name and title of "The Institution
fbr the Education of Colored Youth," to be located in the District of Co-
ect. luarbia; the objects of which institution are to educate and improve the
moral and intellectual condition of such of the colored youth of the nation
Name sad as may be placed under its care and influence, and by that name shall
power, have perpetual succession, with power to sue and be sued, to plead and
be impleaded in any court of the United States, to collect subscriptions,
make by-laws, rules and regulations, as may be needful for the govern-
ment of said institution, and the samp to alter, amend, and abrogate at
ommon seal. pleasure; to have a common seal, the same to break, alter, and renew at
oficm. will ; to appoint such ofilcers as may be required for the management of
the institution, and to assign them their duties, and generally to provide
for the transaction of all business appertaining to said institution. And
By-laws, the by-laws, rules, and regulations which may be so adopted, shall be as
Provif. valid as if they were made a part of this act: r-vidd, They shall not

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be inconsistent herewith, nor repugnant to the- laws of the District of
Columbia.
Sie. 2. And he it finrter enacted, That said corporation may have, Real etate and
hold, and receive, for the purposes of said institution and for no other, other powtv.
real, personal, and mixed estate, by purchase, gift, or devi4e, not to. exceed
one hundred thousand dollars; to use, lease, sell, or convey the same for
the purposbs and benefit of said institution; may. appoint such teachers as Teaher.
may be necessary, and fix their compensation.
Sic. 8. And be itfiwter enacted That said corporation shall not be Limit of orpo-
engaged in any banking or commercial business, nor shall it issue any rate powers
note, check, or other evidence of debt intended to be used as a circulation;
and Congress may have the right to alter or repeal this act at any time This act may
hereafter, be altered
or re-
I Apmovim, March 3, 1863. pead.

Orff. CIV. - An t raatihg Lans to the Stoet of ad WiWcone,,


to aid Mah a,
amilit i
in th Cbgonrioa ofa "n Win,Road" f, FortCopp er Hwotr, Krenaw
Lke, n the &ate of Michigan, to Prt Howard, Gra 7h3, in th Sae of Wis.

Be it enacted by the Snate and ,ouse


of Re esnt ves of tumers,
&teeof America in Coneacassembfd That there be, Lar gr
and is hereby,,toqntity
granted to the State of Michigan, to aid in the
construction of a military wat'=
wagon-road from' Fort Wilkins, Copper Harbor, to Houghton, Portage In
Lake, and thence, in a southerly direction, to the eae line of Wisconsin, tionofamilitary
every alternate section of public land, designated by even numbers, for gon-toae
three sections in width, on each side of said read, and also a like quantity,
to be taken and designated in same manner, to the State of Wisconsin, to
aid in the construction of a like road from the last-mentioned place on the
tate line of Wisconsin to Fort Howard, Green Bay, in the said State of
Wisconsin. But in case it shall appear that the United States have, r waIand
when the line or route of said road is definitely fixed, sold any section, or rnelbsen
any part thereof, granted as aforesaid, or that the right of preepmption or equvalent
homestead settlement has attached to the same, then it shall be the duty amount to be
of the Secretary of the Interior to set apart from the public lands of the fiieu
United States, as near to said even sections aforesaid as may be, so much
land as shall be equal to sac, lands as the United States have sold, or
otherwise appropriated, or to which the right of preinption or homestead
settlement has attached; which lands, (thus selected in lieu of those sold,
and to which the right of pregraption or homestead settlement has attached
as aforesa,) together with the sections and parts of sections designated
by even numbers as aforesaid, and approved as aforesaid, shall be held by
the States of Michigan and Wisconsin for the
use
.fader4 That the lands to be selected for and and purposesthereof
on account aforesaid:
shall ,_veIcs4e1d.
1 not to b
miles
in no case be further than fifteen miles from said road: Provided;firther,hom,. the ro,
That the lands hereby granted shall be exclusively applied in the con- to be applied
struction of that road for and on account of which such lands are hereby solely to the con-
granted, and shall be disposed of only as the work progresses, and the stredon of the
same shall be applied to no other purposes whatever: And provided,rod
further, That any and all lands heretofore reserved to the United States Ressepte
by any act of Congress, or in any other manner by competerit authority, 'lo "si~ for
for the purpose of aiding in any object of internal improvement, or for a.tv of road.
any other purposes whatsoever, be, and the same are hereby,.reserved to
the United States from the operation of this act, except so far as it may
be found necessary to locate the route of said road through such reserved
lands; inwhich ease the right of way only shall be granted.
Sne. 2. And be it f e0na ; That the said lands hereby granted to dit 'ibi
dipoeo
to the said States shall be subject to the disposal of the legislature thereof, the 1"itu.
for the purposesaforesaid, and no other; and the said road shall be and re- Road to be a
main a] public highway for the use of the Government of the United States, Pa"-e highay,

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ad free to the free from tolls or other charge upon the transportation of any property,
Uni te a. troops, or mails of the United States.
mode of ispo Sac. 8. And be it istke enaed, That the lands hereby granted to
kf4. said States shall be disposed of oily in the following manner, that is to
Ig Of fth
say: That a quantity of land, not exceeding thirty sections, for sai road,
may be sold; and when the governors of said states shall certify to the
Secretary of the Interior that any ten continuous miles of saidl road are
completed, then another quantity of land, hereby granted, not to exceed
thirty sections for said road, having ten continuous miles completed as
aforesaid, may be sold, and so, from time to time, until the said road is
completed; and if said road is not completed within five years, no further
sales shall be made, and the lands unsold shall revert to the United
States.
Nodo cona- Szc. 4 And be itjbt~w macel That said military road shal be
st ~ te constructed with sufficient drains and ditches, and not less than forty feet
in width, with a grade not less than sixteen feet wide, with such gradua-
tion and bridges as shall permit of its regular use as a wagon road in all
- seasons of the year, and in such other special manner as the States of

Michigan and Wisconsin may prescribe.


APPRovED, March 8, 1868.

NW&h 8,18
M LOn. CV. -As Ad to &=pa~es & Ann's hJWm Agdan, in the Dhiet of C.

Rate of
Be it maed b tWaSmea and House es of the Vited
R
,st. Awe bi- &a of America in (lOn m That Theresa A. Costello, Lucy
ftA m Gwynn, Margaret Bowden, Sarah M. Carroll, Catherine Ryan, Louisa
--
eur..-ae Fisher, and Catherine Shea, and their successors, be, and they are here-
by, made a body politic and corporate forever, by the name of" St. Ann's
Infant Asylum," for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in the
city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, an institution for the
Objects. maintenance and support of foundlings and infant orphan and half-orphan
children, and also to provide for deserving indigent and unprotected
females during their confinement in childbirth; and by that name may
Name and sea sue and be sued, prosecute and defend; may have and use a common
* seal, and the same alter and renew at pleasure; may adopt and establish
By-laws. rules, regulations, and by-laws not repugetut to the Coniton and laws
of the United States, for properly conducting the affairs of said corpora-
Amont of s- tion ; may take, receiv, purchase, aad hold estte, real, personal, and
mixed, not exceeding in value at any one time one hundred thousand
dollars, and may
the proceeds manage
of the and dispose
sales thereof, of uses
to the the same, and apply
and purposes the same,
of said or
corpora-
tion, acording
after to be
at any time rides and regulations which now are or may here-
theestablished.
Corpoo Sac. 2. And e it fiaer e That said corporation shall be e-
my rig
t i
aa titled to retain under their cre, charge, and restraint, and subiect to e
res end discipline of said corporation, all foundlings and infant hle
eoimittd tolS m to their keeping as fully and completely, to all intents and
A unt, purposes, as if they were regularly indented and and apprenti to
said instittion, until said foundlings and infants shall be, if males, twenty
one year old, and if females, eighteen years old, or any shorter period that
maybind them may be agreed upon; and said corporation shall have power to bind them
r~~a ou otfor a time not to exceed said ages of twenty-one and eighteen years,
respectively, as apprentices to learn any trade or business, or to learn to
be useful in housekeeping, or may, under terms proper in the view of the
said corporation and to be by them stipulated, plac them for adoption, or as
inmates with any families or persons, said corporation not being restricted
in the exerise of their powers of binding or placing out to the District of
Columbia; and all such acts shall beinwritin, signed by the president

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of said corporation, and sealed witht heir corporate seal, and signed and Act to be in
sealed by the persons taking said children as apprentices or as aforesaid, and writng, inder
s nl,so-
ad
acknowledged by said parties before a justice of the peace in and for said kawledged&
District, and within one month thereafter recorded in the office of the
register of wills for said District.
Szc. 8. And be it further enacted, That Congress may at any time Thist may Ye
paled.b tsdor
hereafter alter, amend, or repeal this act.
A&ProvxD. March 8, 1868.

Ceamiy no&e a, 186.


Ca"~. CVI. - An Adt to dojn do Powers and Duties of doe Leoy Coast Mfte
of Waasdagtos, Dii of Co~msha, in megad to Roade, =d for other Papss
Be it enacted k1 the Senate and Hose of Reprenative of the United
atWes of America in (slogree aeeme~nd, That the levy court of the Levy ewrt to
county of Washington, District of Columbia, shall hereafter consist of eonsit of mine
nine members, to be appointed by the President of the United States, by membes
and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall hold their offi-Appointment
ces for the term of three years. But of the members to be first ap- and term ofoffice.
pointed one third shall be appointed and hold their offices for one year, & One third to go
y
until the thirty-first day of December, eighteen lbundred and sixty-three; O eah
one third for two years, or until the thirty-first of December, eighteen
hundred and sixty-four; and one third for three years, or until the thirty-
first of December, eighteen hundred and sixty-five. The terms of members When tam
shall commence on the first day of January, and end on the thirty-first eommee.
day of December; and it shall be the duty of the President to nominate
members, to fill the places of those whose term is about to expire, as early
as the fifteenth day of December; and he may renominate any out-going
member, should he think proper to do so. Of the nine members of the
court, five shall be residents of the county, three of the city of Washing- Residence.
ton, and one of the city of Georgetown. In case of vacancies happen- vaances.
ing,the President shall fill them as other vacancies are filled; and the
term of the person appointed to filL any vacancy shall expire when the
term.of him in whose place he is appointed would have expired.
Szo. 2. And be it further enacte That every person appointed as a oath of oie
member of the levy court shall, before he enterr on his duties, take an and allegiance.
oath faithfully to discharge the duties of the office, and also to support the
Constitution of the United States; and he shall also take the oath of
allegiance prescribed by the act of July second, eighteen hundred and
sixty-two. The mesbers of said court shall hereafter be entitled to re-
ceive four dollars a day, each, for every day they shall attend a sitting.of lay.
the court, and not absent themselves without permission of the court, and
four dollars for every day they shall serve on a committee, to be paid by
the county treasurer upon the certificate of the president of said court.
Szc. 8. And he it firther enaced That the said court shall have the Jurisdiction,
care and charge of, and the exclusive jurisdiction over, all the roads and pwer,and dulr
to and a d nd
bridges in said county, except such roads and bridges as belong
are under the care of the United States. And the said court shall have bridges.
power, and it shall be their duty
First. To lay out, alter, repair, discontinue, and regulate any of the La"ingout,
public roads and highways within said county, and at any time-hereafter
to inquire and to decide whether any road in said county held by any in-
corporated company, An been, and is at the time of such inquiry, kept
in the condition required by the charter thereo; and if not, to take legal
proceedings to acquire possession of the same as other county roads.
Second. To levy and collect taxes for that purpose upon and from Levying, &e.,
the inhabitants of said county, of the age. of twenty-one years and over ; taxes for high-
those having no property to assess to be assessed to labor. w ,^
Third. To appoint, annually, and take bond and security from, a clerk Appointment.
and treasurer, and also to appoint a collector of taxes, who shall have be, of clerk,

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and power to collect all the taxes (not to be paid in labor) levied by said court,
and to proceed to collect the same, in such manner and within such
periods of time as the said levy court may direct.
Superintendent Fourth. To appoint, annually, a general superintendent of roads and
and.supervisorssuch number of supervisors of roads as they may deem expedient; to
remove them, as well as the clerk and treasurer and tax collector, when-
ever, in their judgment, there is sufficient cause, or the public interests
will be subserved thereby.
Bridges. Fifth. To cause bridges to be erected whenever necessary or conven-
ient, and to keep all bridges in good repair.
6VPay of ele Sixth. To fix, from time to time, the pay of the clerk, treasurer, tax
collector, superintendent, and supervisors of roads, and the rates per day
or hour, to be paid for labor to be performed by men or teams when em-
ployed upon roads or bridges.
Tax on lands, Seventh. To levy a tax upon alllands nd other assessable property lying
-" insad county, at a rate not exceeding one dollar inthe hundred dollars of
On dogs. their valuation, and also a tax of not exceeding one dollar each on dogs
Aceounts of . Eighth. To require reports or the rendition of accounts from the col-
ocliectos trus- Mctor of taxes, the treasurer of the county, and from supervisors of roads,
Wer,&a. whenever they shall deem it expedient or proper. Also, reports from
Repot or on- supervisors as to the condition of the roads and bridges in their respec-
Pervisor. tive districts, and estimates of the probable amount that will be required
to put and keep the same in good repair for the ensuing year.
Pines forob- Winth. To pass ordinances imposing fines for trespassing upon or ob-.
etruti roads, structing or injuring any road or trees therein, or bridge, in said county,
and to empower and require the tax collector to eolleet the same in the
same manner as other fines ate now collected, and to exercise a general
police power over all roads and bridges in said county.
Prvat roads. Tenth. To lay out private roads.;
Support of the Eleventh. To provide for the maintenance and support of the- poor;
poo and poor- to erect a "poor-house" for that purpose, if deemed by said court nees-
use. sary and proper; and, in addition to the tax otherwise he-ein authorized,
to levy and collect a tax on real and personal property in said county to
Powers apply pay for the same. The powers herein given are to apply only to that
to what prt of portion of the county not included within the corporate bounds of Wash-
the ounty. ington and Georgetown.
Part of taxes Sac. 4. And be it fivfer eacted That the said court may authorize
my be paid in any portion, not exeseding thre6 fourths of the times levied for road and
labor. bridge purposes, to be paid -in labor, of men, horses, mules, oxen, the use
of ploughs, carts, and wagons, at rates per day or hour, for each, to be
When whole fixed by said court. But in case any one assessed shall have no visible
ta may be so property nd shall prefer it, he may pay the whole of his tax in labor.
01 roaa All labor upon roads and bridges shall be performed at such times and
paboo
L ebwo0
how ~onnod, places as the superintendent of roads shall direct, and under his super-
vision, or that of the supervisor of the road, or such other person as may
be appointed to superintend the work. And it shall be the duty of the
Noties to these superintendent to notify all persons liable to pay road tax, or to labor on
liable to work. roads, of the time and place, wh6n and where they must appear and per-
form such labor, at least one week before the day they are required to
appear. And he may notify such as have teams of horses, mules, or
oxen, or may have a cart or wagon, to come or send an ablebodied hand
with such team, cart or wagon, to be used in repairing or making roads
or bridges; such notice to be given personally or in writing left at the
Iflabor is not residence of the individual notified. If the person so notified shall fail
arko:au to be to appear at the time and place, or send an ablebodied substitute, or shall
performed,
paid in cash and not conform to the directions of the person having charge of the work, or
W per cent over, shall not labor diligently, in the latter case he shall be dismissed, and in
either case he shall pay the whole amount of his road tax in cash, with
an addition of twenty per centum thereon. For the convenience of the

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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRMS, S ms. IIL Ck. 106. 186. 80
tkx collector and the superintendent of roads, it shall be the duty of all
to work" out that portion of their road tax which Those
tax-payers who desireherel dGo"N
o rl out teir
is herein provided they may work out, as early as the first Monday of =to notifyh.
April of each year, to give notice to the supervisor of their district of peror.
such desire, and such supervisor shall notify the tax collector. But in
case any one shall fail to perform the labor required of him, the tax col-
lector shall, upon being notified thereof, collect the said tax in cash, with
the twenty per centum added.
SEo. 5. And be it fwrtber exacted, That it shall be the duty of the Three w
superintendent and supervisors of roads to have at least three fourths of 1newo eeo
the work to be done on them during the year performed as early as the Midl af u
middle of July; and in making and repairing the roads they shall be crowniug of
raised full twelve inches higher in the middle than at the sides, and shall road.
be gradually rounded off! to the gutters, which shall be made capacious
enough to carry off all the falling water.
8zc. 6. And be is frtber enacted, That no bill for labor performed What lmealy
upon any road or bridge shall be allowed or paid to any supervisor bt "*d
the levy court which is not accompanied by a certificate of the superin-
tendent of roads that he has personally examined the road or bridge so
made or repaired, and that the work has been well done and according to
law, and that the charges are reasonable and just: Proyi , howav, Prviso
That one or more members of the court, to be appointed for that purpose,
may, after personal examination, make such certificate.
Sno. 7. And be it furw r mated, That on extraordinary occasions, immediate and
when any public road or bridge shall be destroyed, or so injured as to re- e r-
quire immediate repair, it shall be the duty of the superintendent as well
as the supervisor of the road to cause the necessary repairs to be forth-
with made; and if there are no funds in hand with which to hire labor-
ers and teams, or if laborers and teams cannot be otherwise procured, the
said supervisor shall immediately summon a sufficient number ot min liv-
ing nearest the place to appear and labor on said road or bridge until it
shall be repaired; and he may also require any person owning a team
and living within a reasonable distance to appear with said team and cart
or wagon and plough. And if any one thus called upon, having received
two days' notice, shall neglect or refuse to appear and labor, or send an
ablebodied substitute, or shall refuse his team, cart, wagon, or plough, he
shall forfeit and pay to the levy court a sum not less than three dollArs,
nor more than ten, to be recoverd before any justice of the peace in said
county, with costs. For labor, the qe of teams, and ether necessary im-
plements, performed and tarnished on such oeeasions, a just and fair com-
pensation shall be paid, to be fixed by the said court.
SEC. 8. And be it fiwtker enacts4 That whenever the levy court shall
deem it conducive to the public interests to open a new road, or change eou of old one.
the course of an old one, they shall direct the route of such road to be
surveyed by the county surveyor, and a plat or map of the same to be
prepared. They shall then cause notice to be given, by advertisement, Proceednss.
twice a week for three weeks of the proposed opening of the new road,
or of the alteration of an existing one, calling upon all persons who may
have any objections thereto to present them to tho court at its, next regu-
lar meeting. If any objections are made, the court shall then and there
hear them. If the route only is objected to, and another or others sug-
gsted as more advantageous, the court may adopt it, or appoint five dis.
erect, disinterested men, of whom the county surveyor shall be one, to ex-
amine tll the proposed routes, and report such an one as they shall deem
most feasible and advantageous to the county, and suc report shall be4sade
to the court at its next session. If no objection to the opening or altering
a road by the owners of the land.through which it must pass after such
notice [is .madej, it shall be taken for granted that no damages are or will
be claimed, and the road may be reorded and opened, and shall then be
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TH'RTY-SEVENTH -OOGRIS& Rmse. IM 10s 1Ot 1868.
Damags. a public road or higway; but if any owner o" owners of the land shall
object and claim damages, and the court cannot agree with such owner or
owners upon the amount, then the court -shall Uiieat the marshal of the
JM7. District to summon a jury of seven judicious, disinteredtod men, not re-
lated to any party interested, to be and appear on the premises on a day
specified to assess the damages, if any, which each ow.ner of land through
which the road is to pass may sustain by reason thereof. And the mar-
sal shall summon such jury, and administer ianoath or affirmation to
them that they will, without favor or partiait to any one, to.the best of
their judgment, decide what damage, if any, ea& owner may sustain by
-reason of running the road through his premises; but in doing this they
shall take into consideration the benefit it m be to him os her by en-
hancing the value of his or her land, or otherw and give their verdict
accordingly. It shall be the duty of the marshAl upon receiving the
order frocm the court, tgive the owner or owners afresaid not less than
ten days' notice of the time and place of the meetini-bf the jury to assess
their damages. In cases where notice cannot be seived on the owner or
owners, the same proesedidga shall be had as is provided in this section
in the case of minors. The jutr having been upon'the premises and
assessed the damages, shall, nake.-out a written verdict, to be signed by.
them, or a majority of them, and attested by the marshal, which the mar.
shal shall transmit to the -court at'its next session, and which shall be
recorded. If the court or any owner or owners of the land afbresaid
are dissatisfied with the verdict thus rendered, afd no rrangement being
made between the court and the said owner or owners, the court shall"
Second Jury. order the marshal to summon a second jury of twelve judieious, disinter-
ested men, not related to any one interested to meet and view. the prem-
ises, giving the-parties interested at least ten days' notice of the time and
place of meeting. And the marshal and jury shall proceed as before
direcosd in regard to the first jury. And-the verdict; signed by each of
the jurors, or a majority of them, shall be returned to the court at its
next session, and recorded as final and conelusive, and the road shall then
be declared a public road, and the court shall order it to be opened as
such. And the same mode of proceeding shall be observed in cases where
application shall -be made to the court by the residents of the county to
lay out a new, or alter any existing read. In all eases where the land
throgh which it is proposed to run a road shall belong to a minor or
minors, it shall be presumed that objection is made,'and the damages as-
Coests. sessed accordingly. In all cases who it becomes necessary to summon
a second jury to assess damages, if the amount assessed by the second
jury shall not be greater than the amount assessed by the first, the eots
of the second jury shall be paid by the party or partie objecting to the
first verdict; but if greater, they shall be paid by the county. All ex-
penses up to the second jury shall be paid by the county.
s fees. M.RSLR's Fans.
Summoning For summoning each juror the marshal shall be entitled to fifty cents.
Jurorm. For travel, per mile, going and coming to the premises to be examined,
Travel twelve and j half cents.
Attena&me. For each day's attendance, two dollars and fifty cents.
mvon's inns.
Juror's fees. For each day's attendance, two dollars.
Matrials fer So. 9. And be it further enaced, That in any case where materials
rakngro, of any kind shall be deemed necessary for making or repairing a public
0 wed.o road, if the levy court cannot agree with the owner as to their purchase,
the said court may proceed in the same manner for condemning said ma.
terials as in cases of condemnation of land for the purposes of a public
road, as is provided for in the next preceding section of this act.

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THIRTY-SEVENTH ,CONGRESS. Sis.. IIL Cz 160, 107; 1868. :80B
SuO. 10. And 5 -st firdw enaetd That aid levy court shall have Cout my
full power to make sanitary rules and regulations in said county, to abate make Ild",
nutlisances, and to pass such ordinances as it may deem necessary for their tins, albate nu-
condemnation and removal, and for the punishment of persons creating ance, 8c.
them or suffering them to exist on their premises; which punishment
"Iall not exceed a fine of twenty dollars, for the use of the county, or
imprisonment in the county jail thirty days for each ofence. Said levy
court shall also have power to pass such ordinances as it may deem neces- Sabbat-break-
sary to effectually prevent Sabbath-breaking in said county by hunting, far.
gaming, fishing, or otherwise, on Sunday; to prohibit the killing of such Regulations a
game as said court may think proper during certain periods; to regulate 1
fishing in the waters of said county, and to provide for sufficient penalties F1ihlag.
for the violation thereof. And itshall be the#duty of the metropolitan Metropolitan
,police of the District of Columbia to enforce any and all of tl ordi- Poliee to- asres
nances of the said levy court in the same manner as they are now required levyordiamaes of
court,&.
to enforce the ordinances -f the cities of Washington and Georgetown;
the funds required for that purpose to be paid by said levy court from
the county treasury. And from and after the passage of this act the LimitOf pow
duties of county constable shall be confined exclusively to the service of of hie. OU*ts-
civil process and the collection of sirietly private debts within the said
District of Columbia. And each of the county constables holding offiee bles County
to fkseons-
oath
at the time of the passage of this act, and each of said constables here- of si1egiaae.
after appointed, shall, before performing any duties required to be per-
formed in his said office, take the oath of allegiance required by the act
of JLIy second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, in addition to any oath
of office required of him at the time, and shall moreover enter into a bond B":
to the United States in the sum of five thousand dollars, with Security to
be approved by the clerk of the circuit court, conditioned for the faithful
performance of the duties of his ofie and for the punctual payment of
all moneys coming into his hands to the persn entitled to receive the
same, and shal renew the said bend on the thirty-first day of June in lenewl
every alternate year of his continuance in office.
Sc. 11. And be it jther enae, That the act entitled "An act to Ley court
authorize the levy court to issue tavern and other licenses in sixty,
the District
be so my e. B-
case,grant US.
of Columbia" approved June twelfth, eighteen bundred and
extended as to authorize the levy court to grant licenses to wholesale and .As, P.2.
retail dealers in goods, wares, or merchandise in the county of Washington
outside the limits of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, under
such restrictions and penalties as the said levy court may deem expedient.
Sz0. 12. And be it further enacted, That fines, under any of the ordi-
nances of the levy court, may be recovered in the name, and for the use, tes, how we
of said levy court, before any magistrate of said county of Washington, covered.
and the person or persons against whom a fine may be imposed shall pay
the same at the time it is so imposed with costs, or give security for the
payment of such fine and costs, as required by the sixth section of an act
entitled " An act to amend ' An act to create a metropolitan police district 1861, CL 0&
of the District of Columbia, and to establish a police therefor,'" ap- Acts, p.820.
proved August six, eighteen hundred
- and sixty-one, or shall stand com- Au, W
mitted till the whole is paid.
Sgc. 18. And be ifuther enacted, That all laws inconsistent with this Repealing
"ctare hereby repealed. Clause.
APPnOVED, March 8, 1888.

On". OVIL -As Act suppl.neatwy to an Act eud "An Adt for the R Mart 8,1
Peronsor Damage, ai ed O Reaon of Dpreatiaan e~p
i certa n a 1868, eh.-7.
ofIdias,
ou ~oee FrAn aia*enh, eighteen hadw and seixtp.tle Ante, p. 652.
Be it mated by the Senate and Home of Representatives of the United Act applicable
&ate of America in oyreM anemed, That te provisions'of the above I' all daOqM

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804 THIRTY-SEVENTH ONGRESS. Szes. 31. Cf 10% 109. 186M
In Iow& and Da- entitled act be, and the same are hereby, applied to all damages sustained
kaby reason of depredations and injuriea by said Indians as therein set forth,
in the State of Iowa and Territory of Dakota, as well as in the State of
Minnesota.
APPROVED, March 8, 1868.

March 8,18IM. Cup. 0 VI - A# Act to nute tdo Dutie. of the Cerk of the Howse of Res,wt
fia inpreparigftr tAe Oyaimo( &fth Howea
Be it enated by the Senate and Houe of Bqroenative of doAUnited
Duty of c.erk Stater of America in Congress aswMed, That before the first meeting of
cI%"a-'9 the the next Congress, and of every subsequent Congre.s the clerk of the
e e. - -- next preceding House of Representatives shall make a roll of the repre.
sentatives elect, and place thereon the names f all persons and of such
persons only, whose credentials show that they were regularly elected in
accordance with the laws of their states respectively, or the laws of the
United States.
APPiOaviD, March 8, 1868.
March 8,1"& M&w. CIX. - An Adt amndaty.qf. Acrnill*~ c o i&Al &Ua
06m

fan. Ac of iAdt
1850, ob.
Vol. Lip.8S&
4p. Preeatin
Water
sai
of doeofWork.
ifto the Mdies
GoeCImental
eacab. and
ced ite .
kd &atwjo,~&ving
and for doe = Ma=;;7 Beneft. 7Pli-
WUa~igan
Pinpoe, i-idh Potomae
of te Ihahianta ofth_rWJ
Be it enacted 6y ffmeSena*e and.Hote of Beprwwttives f -do Unite
C¢orporaion of tates of America in Chares assembe, That, in addition to the powers
Was,,--o mway conferred upon the corporation of Washington by the second and third
tey & sections of the act of Congress, approved March three, eighteen hundred
and fifty-nine, [entitled] "An act to provide for the care and preservation
of the works constructed by the United States for bringing the Potomac
water into the cities of Washington and Georgetown, for the supply of
said water for all jovernmental purposes, and for the uses and benefit of
the inhabitants of the said cities," full power and authority are hereby given
to the said corporation to levy and collect a water-tax on all real property
within the corporate limits of the city of Washington which binds on or
touches on any avenue, street, or alley in which a main water-pipe has
been laid or hereafter may be laid by the United States or by the eorpo-
Tax to be uni- ration of Washington, which water-tax shall be as nearly as possible equal
form. and uniform; may be levied on lots in proportion to their frontage or their
area, as the said corporation may determine; and may be collected in not
How levied and less than three nor more than five annual instalments, of which instal.
coflecte meats all after the first shall bear interest at the rate of six per centurn
per annum, commencing from the date of (at] which the first instalment
becomes due, but may, at the option of the owner of the property taxed,
be paid and discharged in full at any time after it shall have been levied.
And the said corporation of Washington is further
ered, on petition of the owners "of the majority authorized and empow-
of the real estate on any
Water-pipes, square or line of squares, to lay down water-pipes and erect fire-plugs
and public hydrants wherever the same may be requisite and neessary
pubchyrane.for publip convenience, security from fire, or for health.
ph'e-plug tax. Szo, 2. Andbei farthe enacted, That, to aid in the erection, main.
tenance, and efficiency of fire-plugs throughout the city, the said corpora.
tion of Washington is hereby authorized and empowered to levy and col-
lect a special annual tax on all buildings within five hundred feet of any
main water-pipe into which, or the premises connected thirewith, the
water has not been introduced, and the owners or occupants of which do
not pay an annual water-mte or rent in accordance with the ordinances of
the corporation, which tax shall be levied with reference to the value of
the building so taxed, @ma& hall be not more than five dollars nor less than

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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Ses. IlL C& 109, 110. 1868. 805
one dollar per year; but whenever the water shall be introduced, in con-
formity with the corporation laws, into any building or premises, the fire-, Fire-plug tax.
plug tax thereon shall cease; and whenever the water shall be discontinued
from any building or premises into, which it has been introduced, the said
building shall be subject to the fire-plug tax from-the date of the discon-
tinuance of the water.
SEC. 8. And be it further enaed, That the water-tax hereby author- Waterytax, &D,
ized to be levied and collected shall constitute a fund to be used exclusively to eons tuto a
to defray the cost of distribution of the water, including all necessary fard cost el#?defia
aistribu-
fixtures and machines connected with said distribution ; and the annual tio of watr.
water rates or rents authorized to be collected by the act of which this
act is amendatory shall constitute a fund exclusively for the maintenance,
management, and repair of the system of water distribution.
APMovuD, March 8, 1863.

CaP. CX. -Ai At to eaned te Ckier of the Aleadria and Wahitoa B d March 8,186M
ompay, and for other POP011".
Be it e d hi &ate and Home of Represtatives of the United
&stee of America in Cogress asemled; That the Alexandria and Wash-_.dJ& TheandAlen-
Wae-
ington Railroad Company be, and the same is hereby, authorized to ex- ington It.
tend their said railroad from the south side of the Potomac across said company -sy
river, to and along Maryland avenue to the Capitol grounds, and across extend its read.
Pennsylvania avenue along First street to Indiania avenue, and thence to
the Baltimore and Ohio depot; and that all the ordinary rights, privileges,
and liabilities, incident to similar corporations are conferred upon said
company for that purpose: Provided however, That the same shall be
subject to alterations, amendment, or repeal: And provided fwsher,
That the ears shall not be drawn on the streets aforesaid, or on the When steam
structure across the Potomac River mentioned in the second section of P may be
this act, by steam power without the consint of Congress and of the
corporate authorities of the city of Washington thereto: And prod
f owther:.
That said company shall be authorized to charge and re- ate offteight
ceive rates of freights and fares not exceeding five cents for each person and fares.
transported and for each No eon
• ton conveyed on said road so extended: And excluded tmto be
provided,also, That no person shall be excluded from the cars on account eore o accont
of color. of cAor.
Sc. 2. And be it further hnaeted,That the said company are hereby AdditiOnal
empowered to make such additional structure or passage way along either .raeure along
side of the Potomac bridge as may render the same safe for public use, brigto
and so as not to hinder the general use of said bridge for ordinary travel,
which shall be ascertained by one or more experienced civil engineers,
who shall report, by proper surveys and estimates, to the Secretary of the
Interior for his approval; the whole cost of which surveys and eonstruo-
tion of said additional bridge for the purposes aforesaid to be paid by the
said company. And the said company shall construct such draws as shall Draw&
correspond with-those now in use on the said bridge, and of such model
as shall be determined by the Secretary of the Interior, and which shall
afford reasonable facilities for navigation on the Potomac River.
SEC. 8. And be it futer enacted That the said company shall keep Corporation to
that portion of the avenues or streets occupied by their road in good keep portion of
repair, and provided with suitable crossways, at the proper places, for aven esi repah
vehicles and wheeled carriages, and for general use. The track of said Track, where
road shall be laid as nearly in the centre of the street and avenues laid
through which it passes, as may be, without interfering with the water
mains and gas pipes, and the speed of travel shall be subject to such Speed of travel
regulations as the corporate authorities of the city of Washington shall,
from time to time, prescribe, under such penalties as the said corporate
authorities shall impose: Provided however, That the rights and privileges

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806 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Ssm II. Cu 110 Ill. 1868.
ILJtz use or herein granted shall confer no authority or right to interfere with the
he road not to be United States military use or possession of said road or oputemplated ex-
Interfered with. tension during the present rebellion, or to any claim for damages or indem-
nification therefor.
Real and pet- Szo. 4. And be itfurther enacted, That the said company may acquire
o o f and hold such real and personal estate as the practical use and working
esate
CoIponIoI, of said road may require, under such regulations, and subject to such
taxation, as is imposed by law on similar property located in the city of
Washington.
W ac tades SW203. And be it fur.er emated That this act take effect from the
efect. time of its passage.
APPRovED, Marcb,, 1868.

March i, 180. Ck". XL - An Aet toInemte &is ationa Aoa= Wof &aw.
Be it enacted by L..Senate and ouse 'ofReprus'taliiesof the Vnhie
NationalAad, &atea of America in Obngress auembed, That Louis Agassiz, Massachu-
emy of Scences setts; J. H. Alexander, Maryland; S. Alexander, New Jersey; A. D.
hi ote Bache, at large; F. B. Birnard, at large; J. G. Barnard, United States
army, Massachusetts; W. H. C. Bartlett, United States Military Acad-
emy, Missouri; U. A. Boyden, Massachusetts; Alexis Caswell, Rhode
Island; William Chauvenet, Missouri; J. H. C. CDfin, United States
Naval Academy, Maine; J. A. Dahlgren, United States navy, Pennsyl-
vania; J. D. Dana, Connecticut; Charles H. Davis, United States navy,
Massachusetts; George Engelmann, St. Louis, Missouri; J. F. Frazer,
Pennsylvania; Wolcott Gibbs, New York; J. M. Gilhs, United States
navy, District of Columbia; A. A. Gould, Massachusetts; B. A. Gould,
Massachusetts; Asa Gray, Maachusetts; A. Guyot, New Jersey;
James Hall, New York; Joseph Henry, at large; J. E. Hilgard, at
large, Illinois; Edward Hitchcock, Massachusetts; J. S. Hubbard, United
States naval observatory, Connecticut,' A. A. Humphreys, United States
army, Pennsylvania; J. L. Le Conte, United States army, Pennsylvania;
J. Leidy, Pennsylvania ; J. P. Lesley, Pennsylvania; M. F. Longstreth,
Pennsylvania; D. H. Mahan, United States Military Academy, Virginia;
J. S. Newberry, Ohio; H. A. Newton, Connecticut; Beunjamin Peirce,
Massachusetts; John Rodgers, United States navy,. Indiana; Fairman
]Rogers, Pennsylvania; B. E. Rogers, Pennsylvania; W. B. Rogers,
Massachusetts; L. M. Rutherford, New York ; Joseph Saxton, at large;
Benjamin Silliman, Connecticut; Benjamin Silhiman, junior, Connecticut ;
Theodore Strong, New Jersey; John Torrey, New YorkJ; . G. Totten,
United States army, Connecticut; Joseph Winlock, United States Nauti-
cal Almanac, Kentucky ;'Jeffiries Wyman, Massachusetts ; J. D. Whitney,
California, their associates and successors duly chosen, are hereby incor-
porated, constituted, and declared to be a body corporate, by tho name
of the National Academy of Sciences.
Numberof Suo. 2. And be it furJher enact4 That the National Academy of
ordinary mer- Sciences shall consist of not more than fifty ordinary members, and the
Power of cot. said corporation hereby constituted shall have power to make its own
poratlon. organization, including its constitution, by-laws, and rules and regulations;
to All all'vacancies created by death, resignation, or otherwise; to provide
Election oe for the election of foreign and domestio members, the division into classes.
imibe, &a. and all other matters needful or usual in such institution, and to report
the same to Con
Anna anet- Sao. 8. And it fur hr e,,aed That the National Academy of Sci-
ences shall hold an annual meeting at such place in the United States as
may be designated, and the academy shall, whenever called upon by any
vesxam department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and re-
c, on subets port upon any subject of science or art, the actual expense of such inves-
of sence or 8. tigations, examinations, experiments, and reports, to be paid from appro-

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THIRTY-SRVENTM 0O$GBBSS. 8Ses IlL Om. 112-115. 1868. 807
priatim which may be made for the -purpose but the academy shall xee
receive no compensation whatever for any services to the Government tha"
of the United States.
Apt~ovzD, March 8, 1868.

CHAP. C= -Ac -I. t to setaW e Gaqe of tk Pa4*~Raihad andit, Branch& juara~1an


Be it enacted Ay th Senate and Home of Representa" of th United
States of America in Congress assemMed, That the gauge of the Pacific Gaug of Pacei
railroad and its branches throughout their whole extent, from the Pacific railroad udI
coast to the Missouri River, shall be, Rad hereby is, established at four As, p'. 4M.
feet eight and one half inches.
ApPiSovza, March 8, 1868.

Cw. CXI -An Adt to able the Dhii Courts of the Unted &de to hes Exe. March ;, 18
cLatindoarl tal Procssin cirtain Cases
Be it enacted by the Senate ad House of Repeentative of tde Uited
States of America in Comgress 'assemnbe, That in all bases wherein Cwo& distrint
the district courts of the United States within and for the several districts courts to ise
of Texas, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and KanW had rendered W osC
entitled "An
fial judgments or decrees prior to the passage of an act
act to amend the act of the third of Maich, eighteen hundred and thirty- 1887, 4L. SL
seven, entitled ' An act supplementary to the act entitled an act to amend VoL v. p. 17.
the judicial system of the United States,' approved July fifteenth, eigh- iBU, Ch. 178.
teen hundred and sixty-two, which cases might have been brought, and At p.570.
could have been originally cognizable in a circuit court, said district
courts shall have power to issue writs of execution or other final process,
or to use such other powers and proceedings as may be in accordance
with law, to enforce the judgments and decees aforesaid, anything in said
act of the fifteenth of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, to the con-
trary notwithstanding.
APmov=, March 8, 1868.

Be it enacted byi th &gate and Howe of Repreentative of tae UnitedZ


States of America in oress asem/bed, That there be issued, under the American r-
direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, an American register to the to seto
ise
British colonial built steam-vessel "Maple Leaf," now owned by Charles = rope
Spear and J. EL B. Lang, of Boston, in the State of Massachusetts.
Appsovzi), March 8, 1868.
X.Txs
-As Act ,reAto. to the Vadit fedsoPulcqonra Ls x 8,68
Oup. CX 9 ioSasadLfi
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Be it enacted 6y the Senate and Home of Repremeatives of the United
States of Amw.ea in Congress assemSK That no deed or conveyance Do ofpubli
heretofore made, in pursuance of law, of squares or lots of public land in squares, &e, by
the city of Washington, by the commissioner of public buildings, or anyY~ an authored
ofu=er not
other authorized officer, shall be deemed invalid in law, for the want of to be novafort
an acknowledgment by said commissioner or other authorized officer be- want of ackowi-
fore such judicial officers as deeds of real property made between indi- efigmant.
viduals are required by law to be acknowledged.
Arritovzi, March 8, 1868.

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Be it enaced by the Seate and Hors of BPresentativee of the Uited
Lines of Pub- Skiter of America in (Omrea assembled, That it may and shall be law-
" berOful for the commissioner of the general land-office to cause the lines of
the Boswi path the public surveys to be extended over the tract of comitry known as
in California. the "Soscol Ranch," in California, the claim to which by Don Mariana
Gandalupe Vallejo has been adjug&d invalid by the supreme court
of the United States, and to have approved plats thereof duly returned
cost&ay . Br
to be to the proper district land-officet Provided, That the actual cost of
Wrd
psd such survey and platting shall first be paid into the surveying fund by
IeM, ch. 8e, 1o. settlers, according to the requirements of the tenth section df the act of
-Ants, p.410. Congress, approved thirtieth of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-two,
"to reduce the expenses of the survey and sale of the public lands in the
United States."
Certainmayen
viduals bni- Su. 2. And be it fawther enaed, That after the return of such ap-
ter at $1. a s. proved plats to the district office, it may and shall be lawful for individ-
Sore. uals, bona fide purchasers from said Vallejo, or his assigns, to enter,
according to the lines of tile public surveys, at one dollar and twenty-five
cents per acre, the land so, purehased, to the extent to which the same had
been reduced to poseession at the time of said adjudication of said su-
preme court, joint entries being adthissible by coterminous proprietors to
such an extent a will enable them to adjust their respective boundaries.
Municipal Sze. 8. And be it .frther enacted, That municipal claims within the
elsbus. limits of the said "Soscol Ranch" may be entered under the terms, liml-
1844, eh. 17. tations, and conditions of the town-site act of twenty-third of May, eigh-
V01. v. p. 657. teen hundred and forty-four.
Claims to be Sac. 4. And-be ityirderenacted, That all claims within the purview
presented within of this act shall be presented to the register and receiver within twelve
twelve monts months after the return of such surveys to the district land-office, accom-
panied by proof of bona fide purchase under Vallejo, of settlement, and
the extent to which the tracts claimed had been reduced into possession
th,&dleatlon at the time of said adjudication; and thereupon each case shall be ad
on. judged by the register and receiver under such instructions as shall be
given by the commissioner of the general land-office, to whom the proof
and adjudication
dication shalluntil
shah be final be returned
onfirmed by
by the
the local
said land-office,
commissioner.and no adu-
Claim not so S6.5. And be i furterna d That any clain not brought before
broht o the register and reeiver within twelve months, as aforesaid, shall be
to be treati as barred, and the lands covered thereby, with any other tracts within the
public lands. limits of said "Soscol Ranch," the titles to which are not established
under this act, shall be dealt with as other public lands: . ovided, That
Resend and no entry shall be made of 1.nds reserved and occupied for military, naval,
ceptst "or other public uses, or which may be designated for such purposes by
the President, nor shall any claim under this act extend to mineral lands.
AhRaovz., March 8, 1868.

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dor y fIMhe.
Be it enacted by 4eg Senate and Housae of Bepsentativas of te Unied
T,,= o a of America in 0mgress assembld, That all that part of the terri.
ed.ho ebi- tory of the United States included within the following limits, to wit:
Beginning at a point in the middle channel of the Snake River where the
B r northern boundary of Oregon intersects the same; then follow down said
channel of Snake River to a point opposite the mouth of the Kooskooskia,
or Clear Water River; thence due north to the fbrty-ninth parallel of lai-
tude ; thence east along said parallel to the twenty-seventh degree of longi.
tude west of Washington; thence south along said degree of longitude to
the northern boundary of Colorado Territory; .thenee west along said

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boundary to the thirty-third degree of longitude west of Washington;
thence north along said degree to the forty-second parallel of latitude;
thence west along said parallel to the eastern boundary of the State of
Oregon; thence north along said boundary to place of beginning. And
the same is hereby created into a temporary government, by the name of
the Territory of Idaho: Avov'ded, That nothing in this act contained shall Bueenud
be construed to inhibit the Government of the United States from dividing m be change.
said Territory or changing its boundaries in such manner and at sucb
time as Congress shall deem convenient and proper, or from attaching
any portion of said Territory to any other state or territory of the United
States: Providod, fkther, That nothing in this act contained shall be Indian ighta
construed, to impair the rights of person or property now pertaining to the not I-l&np
Indians in said Territory, so long as such rights shall remain unextin-
guished by treaty between the United Statel and such 1ndians, or to
include any territory which, by treaty with any Indian tribes, is not, with-
out the consent of said tribe, to be included within the territorial limits or
jurisdiction of any state or territory; but all such territory shall be ex-
eepted out of the :boundaries, and constitute no part of the Territory of
Idaho, until said tribe shall, signify their assent, to the President of the
United States to be included within said Territoryor to affect the author-
ity of the Government of the United States to make any regulations
respecting such Indiana, their lands, property, or other rights, by treaty,
law, or otherwise, which it would have been competent fok the Govern-
ment to make if this act had never passed.
Sze. 2. And be it firt/ir enaete, That the executive power and au Uxeougy
thority in and over said Territory of Idaho shall be vested in a governor, powr of tea-
who shall hold his office for four years, and until his successor shall be t0y.
appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed by the President of the Goven.
United States. 'The governor shall reside within said Territory, and shall
be ennander-in-ehief of the militia, and superintendent of Indian affairs
thereof. He may grant pardons and respites for offences against the laws
of said Territory, and reprieve for offences against the laws of the United
states until the decision of the President of the United States can be
made known thereon; he shall commission all officers who shall be ap-
pointed to office under the laws of the said Territory, and shall take care
that the laws be faithihily executed.
Szo. 8. And be it fwthw enaced, That there shall be a secretary of Seretary.
said Territory, who shall reside therein, and shall hold his office for four
years, unless sooner removed by the President of the United States; he
shall record and preserve, all laws and proceedings of the legislative
assembly hereinafter constituted, and all the aets and proceedings of the
governor in his executive department; he shall transmit one copy of the
laws and journals of the legislative assembly.within thirty days after the
end of each session, and one copy of the executive pmeeedings and official
correspondence semiannually, on the first days of January and July in
each year, to the President of the United States, and two copies of the
laws to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House of
Representatives for the use of Congress ; and in ease of the death, re- When to at a
moval, resignation; or absence of the governor from the Territory, the govenw.
secretary shall be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to execute
and perform all the powers and duties of the governor during such va-
cancy or absence, or until another governor shall be duly appointed and
qualified to fill such vacancy.
Szo. 4. And he it further enacted, That the legislative power and LautIve
authority of said Territory all be vested in the governor and a legisla- Power.
five assembly. The legislative assembly shall consist of .a council and Asembly.
house of representatives. The council shall consist of seven members Councl-
having the qualifications of voters as hereinafter prescribed, whose term
of service shall continue two years. The house of representatives shall,
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Hous of rqwe- at its &Wsession, consist of thirteen mernber* posessing the same qual
seat"Wes. fications as prescribed for the members of the council, and whose term of
service shall continue one year. The number of representatives may
1)e increased by the legislative assembly, from time to time, to twenty
s in proportion to the increase of qualified voters; 'and the council, in
Appoitlonment. like manner, to thirteen. An apportionment shall be made as nearly equal
as practicable among the several counties or districts for the election of
the council and representatives, giving to each section of the Territory
representation in the ratio of its qualified voters as nearly as may be.
And the members of the couhil and of the house of representatives shall
reside in, and be inhabitants of, the district or county, or counties, for
CrSM. which they may be elected respectively. Previous to the first election,
the governor shall cause a census or enumeration of the inhabitants and
qualified voters of the several counties and districts of the Territory to
be taken by such persons and in such mode as the governor shall desig-
nate and appoint, and the persons so appointed shall receive a reasonable
uut eletion, compensation therefor. And the first election shall be held at such time
and places, and be conducted In such manner both as to the persons who
shall superintend such election and the returns thereof, as the governor
shall appoint and direct; and he shall, at the same time, declare the num-
ber of members of the council and house of representatives to which
each of the counties or districts shall be entitled under this act. The
rpme tye persons having the highest number of legal votes in each of said council
Tote to ee. districts fbr members of the council shall be declared by the governor to
be duly elected' to the council; and the persons having the highest num-
ber of legal votes for the house of representatives shall be declared by
the governor to be duly elected members of said house PAvid; That
in case two or morm persons voted for shall have an equal number of votes,*
and in case a vacancy shall otherwise occur in either branch of the legis-
lative assembly, the governor shall order a new election; and the persons
thus elected to the legislative assembly shall meet at such place and on
Subsequnt such day as the governor shall appoint; but thereafter the time, place,
and manner of holding and conducting all elections by the people, and
the apportioning the representation in the several counties or districts to
the council and house of representatives, according to the number of
qualified voters, shall be prescribed by law, as well as the day of the com.
menceulent of the regular sessions of the legislative assembly: Provided
SLengt of se- That no session in any one year shall exceed the term of forty days, ex-
510 aeIM- cept the first session, which may continue sixty days.
VOWt stly. Szo.5. And be -it firtw enaced That every fre white niale inhab-
eQectiou, itant above the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been an actual
resident of said Territory at the time of the passage of this act, shall be
entitled to vote at the first election, and shall be eligible to any office
at subsequent within the said Territory; but the qualifications of voters, and of holding
eletons. office, at all subsequent elections, shall be such as shall be prescribed by
the legislative assembly.-
Legltive Suo. 6. And be is fia"er nace That the legislative power of the
Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation consistent with
the Constitution of the United States and he provisions of this act; but
no law shall be passed interfering with the primary disposal of the soil;
Taxes. no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the United States, nor shall
the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the
lands or other property of residents. Every bill which shall have passed
the council and houe of representatives of the sad 'Territory shall, be-
'de - fore it becomes a law, be presented to the governor of the Territory; if
he approve, he shall sign it; but if not, he shall return it, with his objec-
tions, to the house in which it originated, who shall enter the objections
at larg upon their journal and proceed to reponsider it. If, after such
r&-oluderation, two thids of that house hld agree to pass the bill, it

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shall be sent, together with the objections, to the other house, by which it
'halI likewise be reconsidered; and if approved by two thirds of that vto power.
hQuse, it shall become a law, But in all such eases the votes of both
houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, to be entered on the journal
of each house respectively. If any bill shall not be returned by the gov-
eror within three days (Sunday excepted) after it shall have been pre-
sented to him, the same shall be a law in like manner as if he had signed
it, unless the assembly, by adjournment, prevent its return; in which case
it shall not be a law: Proted,That whereas slavery is prohibited in Slavery.
said territory by act of Congress of June nineteenth, eighteen hundred ie, ch. 11L
and sixty-two, nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize or Auto, p. 4&
permit its existence therein.
Szo. 7. And be is furtder enacted, That all township, district, and • Township,
trict, dis-
and county
county officers, not herein otherwise provided for, shall be appointed or -
elected, as the case may be, in such manner as shall be provided by the
governor and legislative assembly of the Territory of Idaho. The gov-
ernor shall nominate and, 1y and with the advice and consent of the leg-
islative council, appoint all officers not herein otherwise provided for;
and in the first instance, the governor alone may appoint all said officers,
who shall hold their offices until the end of the first session of the legis-
lative assembly, and shall lay off the- necessary districts for members of
the council and house of representatives, and all other officers.
Szc. 8. And be it fwther enate, That no member of the legislative lMembere of
assembly shall hold or be appointed to any offic. which
• shall have
. been by1lat"not toanem"
hold,
created, or the salary or emoluments of which shall have been increased, &e., nothin
while he was a member, during the term for which he was elected, and oUes.
for one year after the expiration of such term; but this restriction shall
not be applicable to members of the first legislative assembly; and no
person holding a commission or appointment under the United States, ex- Who may not
cept postmasters, shall be a member of the legislative assembly, or shall be memb"' Of
hold any office under the government of -said Territory. hold office.
Sao. 9. And be it further enacted, That the judicial power of said Judildpower.
territory shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, probate courts,
and in justices of the peace. The supreme court shall consist of a chief supreme
juitice and two associate justices, any two of whom shall constitute a cort.
quorum, and who shall hold a term at the seat of government of said
Territory annually; and they shall hold their offices during the period of
four years. and until their successors shall be appointed and qualified.
The said Territory shall be divided into three judicial districts, and a dis- District courts
trict court shall be held in each of said districts by one of the justices of and districts.
thesupreme court at such times and places as may b9 prescribd by law;
and the said judges shall, after their appointments, respectively, reside in
the districts which shall be assigned them. The jurisdiction of the several
courts herein provide for, bth appellate and original, and that of the
probate courts and of justices of the peace, shall be limited by law: Pto-
vded, That justices of the peace shall not have jurisdiction of any mat. Justices of the
ter in controversy when the title or boundaries of land may be in dispute, P.-
or where the debt or sum claimed shall exceed one hundred dollars; and
the said supreme and district courts, respectively, shall possess chancery Chancery pow-
as well as common-law jurisdiction. Each district court, or the judge 0.
thereof, shall appoint its clerk, who shall also be the register in chancery, Clerks of
and shall keep his office at the place where the court may be held. Writs urt.
of error, bills of eieptions, and appeals, shall be allowed in all cases & Wits " of error,
from the final decisions of said district courts to the supreme court, under C
such regulations as may be prescribed by law. The supreme court, or
the justices thereof, shall appoint its own clerk, and every clerk shall hold Cerks.
his office at the pleasure of the court for which he shall have been ap-
pointed. Writs of error and appeals from the final decisions of said Writs of error,
supreme court shall be allowed, and may be taken to, the supreme court

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Writs of -nO, of the United States, in the same manner and under the same regulations
Apl" as from the circuit courts of the United States, where the value of the
property or the amount iA controversy, to be ascertained b the oath or
affirmation of either party, or other competent witnesses, shall exceed one
thousand dollars, except that a writ of error or appeal shall be allowed to
the supreme court of the United States from the decision of the said
supreme court created by this act, or of any judge thereof, or of the dis-
trict courts created by this act, or of any judge thereof, upon any write of
habeas corpus involving the question of personal freedom. And each of
Jurisdi-to of the said district courts shall have and exercise the same jurisdiction, in all
distriet Court, eases arising under the Constitution and laws of the United, States, as is
vested in the circuit and district courts of the United States; and the
P--edw of first six days of every term of said courts, or so much thereof as shall be
.ials. necessary, shall be appropriated to the trial of causes arising under the
said Constitution and laws; and writs of error and appeal in all such
cases shall be made to the supreme court of said Territory, the same as in
Fees of lerks, other cases. The said clerks shall receive, in all such cases, the same
fees which the clerks of the district courts of Washington Territory now
receive for similar services.
Sic. 10. And be it further ented, That there shall be appointed an
Attorney. attorney for said territory, who shall continue in office four years, and.
until his successor shall be appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed
by the President of the United States, and who shall receive the same
fees and salary as the attorney of the United States for the present Terri-
tory of Washington. There shall also be a marshal for the Territory ap-
Mavehal. pointed, who shall hold his office for four years, and until his successor
shall be appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed 'by the President
of the United States, and who shall execute all processes issuing from the
said courts when exercising their jurisdiction as circuit and district courts
of the United States; he shall perform the duties, be subject to the same
regulations and penalties, and be entitled to the same fees as the marshal
of the district court of the United States for the present Territory of
Washington, and shall, in addition, be paid two hundred dollars annually
as a compensation for extra services.
Appointmn t Sac. 11. And be itfrther enacted, That the governor, secretary, chief
Of teritoral justice, and associate justices, attorney, and marshal, shall be appointed
m er.. by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and con-
sent of the Senate. The governor and secretary to be appointed as
Oath of office, aforesaid, shall, before they act as such, respectively, take an oath or
affirmation before the district judge or some justice of the peace in the
limits of said Territory duly authorized to administer oaths and affirma-
tions by the laws now in force therein, or before the chief justice or s6me
associate justice of the supreme court of the United States, to support
the Constitution of the United States, and faithfully to discharge the dtuties
of their respective offices, which said oaths, when so taken, shall be certi-
fied by the person by whom the same shall have been taken; and such
certificates shall be received and recorded by the said secretary among
the executive proceedings; and the chief justice and associate justices,
and all civil officers in said Territory, before they act as such, shall take a
like oath or affirmation before the said governor or secretary, or some
judge or justice of the peace of the Territory, who,may be duly commis.
sioned and qualified, which said oath or airmation shall be cerified and
transmitted by the person taking the same to the secretary, to be by him
recorded as aforesaid; and afterwards the like oath or affirmation shall
be taken, cerdfied, and recorded in such manner and form as may be pre-
Ukli.. scribed by law. The governor shall receive an annual salary of two
thousand five hundred dollars, the chief justice and associate justices
shall receive an annual salary of two thousand five hundred dollars, the
secretary shall reedve an annual salary of two thousand dollars; the said

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salaries shall be paid quarter-yearly, from the dates of the respective ap-
pointments, at the treasu y of the United States; but no payment shall
be made until said officers shall have entered upon the duties of their re-
spective appointments. The members of the legislative assembly shall Pay of mem-
be entitled to receive four dollars each per day, during their attendance b f theamms-
at the sessions thereof, and four dollars each for every twenty miles' bly,
travel in going to and returning from said sessions, estimated according to
the nearest usually travelled route, and an additional allowance of four
dollars per day shall be paid to the presiding officer of each house for
each day he shall so preside. And a chief clerk, one assistant clerk, one Clerks and
engrossing and one enrolling clerk, a sergeant-at-arms and doorkeeper otheateamficr of
aeeomy.
may be chosen for each house ; and the chief clerk shall receive four dol-
lars per day, and the said other officers three dollars per day, during the
session of the legislative asse.mbly; but no other officers shall be paid by
the United States: .Proided,That there shall be but one session of the One -&- of
legislative assembly annually, unless, on an extraordinary occasion, the t assebly an-
governor shall think proper to call the legislative assembly together. U BI,
There shall be appropriated annually the usual sum to be expended by Appropriations
the governor to defray the contingent expenses of the Territory, including.
the salary of the clerk of the executive department; and there shall also
be appropriated annually a sufficient sum, to be expended by the secre-
tary of the Territory, and upon an estimate to be made by the Secretary
o Treasury of the United States, to defray the expens of the legis.
latiyetheassembly,
and governorthe
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made by said legislative assembly for objects not specially authorized
the acts of Congress making the appropriations, nor beyond by
the sums
thus appropriated for such objects.
Sac. 12. And 6. it furtker enacted, That the legislative assembly
of atsson of
the Territory of Idaho shall hold its first sesson at such time and place l/th~tre assem-
in said Territory as the governor thereof shall appoint and direct; and at bl.
said first session, or as soon thereafter as they shall deem expedient, the
governor and legislative assembly shall proceed to locate and establish
the sat of government for said Territory at such place as they may deem
eligible: Prvdd That the seat of government fixed by the governor Seat oegven.
and legislative assembly shall not be at any time changed, except by an mont.
act of the
tificate said assembly
thereof duly y~lw
shall be given passed, and which shall be approved, after
due notice, at the first acrdingy.
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qualified to elect members of the legislative assembly, who shall
be en-
titled to the same rights and privileges as are exercised and enjoyed by
the delegates from the several other territories of the United States to the
said House of Representaives ; but the delegate first elected shall hold
his seat only during the term Of the Congress to which he shall be elected.
The first election shall be held at such time and places, and ho conducted
in such manner as the governor shall appoint and direct ; aad at all sub-
sequent elections the times, places, and manner of holding the elections
shall be prescribed by law. The person having the greatest number of
legal votes shall be declared by the governor to be duly elected, and a cer'-

the same fore and effect within the said Territory 6f Idaho
as else- rtor.
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Pubue ads i Sac. 14. And 6s it furth-ere act That when the lands in the said
the Tritory. Territory shall be surveyed, under the direction of the government of the
United States, preparatory to bringing the same into market, sections
School sedon numbered sixteen and thirty-six in each township in said territory shall
rserved, be, and the same are hereby, reserved for the purpose of being applied
to schools in said Territory, and in the states and territories hereafter
to be erected out of the same.
Judiea die. Sao. 15. And he it furher enacted, That, until otherwise provided by.
tiets and "or law, the governor of said Territory may define the define te judicial dis-
,,,nts ofJu , tricts of said Territory, and assign the judges who may be appointed
for
said Territory to the several districts, and also appoint the times and places
for holding courts in the several counties or subdivisions in each of said
judicial districts, by proclamation to be issued by him; but the legislative
assembly, at their first or any subsequent session; may organize, alter, or
modify such judicial districts, and assign the judges, and alter the times
and places of holding the courts, as to them shall seem proper and con-
venient.
Offices to ive Sao. 16. And bd it .f) er enacted, That all officers to be appointed
"
u sted by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent
to tbem for din- of the Senate, for the Territory of Idaho, who, by virtue of the provisions
bursement. of any law now existing, or which may be enacted by Congress, are re-
quired to give security for moneys that may be intrusted with them for
disbursement, shall give such security at such time and in such manner
as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe.
Treae,
with Indian&c, SaO. 17. And be it .further enacted, That all trieties, laws, and other
t~to be faith- engagements made by the Government of the United States with the In-
Iy-obsered& dian tribes inhabiting the Territory embraced within the provisions of
this act, shall be faithfully and rigidly observed, anything contained in this
Agencies and act to the contrary notwithstanding; and that the existing agencies and
ewPenintenden" superintendencies of said Indians be continued with the same powers and
duties which are now prescribed by law, except that the President of the
Location may United States may, at. his discretion, change the location of the office of
be change said agencies or superintendents.
AppaovaD, March 8, 1868.

M=
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avdig JAne talry, "ghea m n t -four,awd for etd P*oe.
Be it enacted by te Senate and Home of Representativesof th United
Appropriato,. stateof America in Congress amesened; That the following sums be, aAd
they are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the treasury
not otherwise appropriated, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eigh-
teen hundred and sixty-four:
Pay of lers For pay of commission, warnt, and petty officers and seamen, includ.
and men. ig the engineer corps of the navy, fourteen million seven hundred and
thirty-four thousand three hundred and'thirty-two dollars and seventy
cents.
Construction For the construction and repair of vessels of the navy, nine million two
and repair. hundred and ninety-eight thousand dollars.
Purchase, &c., For the purchase and building of additional steamers, repairs of same,
of addt"oa charter of vessels, extra labor and materials, and repairs of vessels on
stesael, &e foreign stations, fifteen millions of dollars.
Armor-plated For two armor-plated sea-steamers of iron of the first class, three million
55steamers of dollars: Provided, That no contract shldl be entered into for the construe-
Iron.
Ontract to be tion of said steamers until after public advertisement for proposals to build
made only aft the same, published for at least thi ty days in two daily newspapers of
asi 'general cirulation, published in each of the cities of Washington, New
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For the purchase of hemp and other materials for the navy, three hun- Kemp, &o.
dred and twenty thousand dollars.
For fuel for the navy, and for the transportation and expenses thereof, Fuel.
two million six hundred and ninety thousand dollars.
For the equipment of vessels in the navy, viz: Equipment.
For the purchase of various articles of equipment, canvas, leather,
cables, and anchors, and furniture, and stores, in the master, boatswains',
and sailmakers' departments, two million dollars.
For provisions for commission, warrant, and petty officers and seamen, pmhoiu
including engineers and marines attached to vessels for sea service, five
million four hundred and seventeen thousand seven hundred and forty-five
dollars.
For construction and repair of machinery for vessels in commission, Constmetio,
five million seven hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars. &. ef
oinblaery.
For surgeons' necessaries and appliances for the sick and hurt of the SrgeoS '
navy, including the engineer and marine corps, one hundred and fifty- eeemru an
seven thousand five hundred dollars.
For cannon of all descriptions, field and boat howitzers, gun-carrimges, Ordnance, ord-
shot, shell, and equipment of all kinds, powder, purchase of nitre, small D'ee 'to""5, &0
arms, ordnance labor at navy yards, freight, transportation, books, in-
specting instruments, watchmen, assistants for fabrication and inspection
of guns, and contingent expenses of ordnance and ordnance bureau, six
millions three hundred thousand dollars.
For three powder-tugs at Boston, New York, and Philadelphia, and Powder-togs
repairs of ordnance steamboat, forty thousand dollars.
For repairs and additions to ordnance machinery in shops, and for the Ordnance
establishment by purchase or hire of two magazines, and repairs and machinery.
additions thereto, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
For pay of photographer for ordnance bureau, three hundred dollars. Photogrepher.
For compass stations and magnetic deviations, books, binnacles, flags, Compeasta-
signals, log., sand-glasses, leads, longitudes, tables of navigation, determi- tions,
nation of meridian distances, and experiments with night-signals, one
hundred and forty-nine thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses of the navy, one hundred thousand dollars. Contingent
Bwau of Yards and Docks. - For contingent expenses that may ac- expenes.
crue for the following purposes, viz: For the freight and transportation of =aand docks,
materials and stores for yards and docks; for dockage; for printing and " Contingent
stationery; for books, maps, models, and drawings; for the purchase expenses.
and repair of fire-engines; for machinery of eve7 description, and the
patent right to use the same; for the repair of ste"a-engines, and attend-
ance on the same in the navy yards ; for docking vessels; for the purchase
and maintenance of horses and oxen and driving teams; for carts and
timber wheels, and workmen's tools of every description, and repairing the
same; for postage of letters on public service; for furniture for govern-
ment houses; for coals and other fuel; for candles and oil for use of navy
yards and stations; for cleaning and clearing up yards; for supply of
water at navy yards for navy yard purposes; for flags, awnings, and
packing-boxes ; for watchmen, and for incidental labor at navy yards not
applicable to any other appropriation, six hundred and seventy-nine
thousand dollars.
Burea of Ecpmed and Rearuiting.- For contingent expenses that Bure- of
may accrue for the following purposes, viz: Expenses of recruiting; fmetand
travelling expenses of officers; transportation of men; printing and sta- Contingent
tionery; advertising in newspapers; postage on public letters; wharfage expenm.
and demurrage; funeral expenses; apprehending deserters; pilotage and
towage of vessels, and assistance to vessels in distress; per diem pay to
persons attending courts-martial, courts of inquiry, and other services
iuthorized by law; pay to judge advocates, and for bills of health and
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816 THIRTY-SEVENTH ONGPI.S. (
88s8.-A . . 11i "1866.
Bureau Of Bureau of Nava" - For c fihen t expenses of the bureau of
avigaton. navigation, one thousand dollars.
expaeng
expensel. .Bureau of anseructionand Repar. - For contingent expenses, viz:
Bureau oroo- For transportation of materials; printing, stationery, books, models, draw-
struction and ings, postage, and miscellaneous items, fifty thousand dollars.
"*Cretlne t tBureau of P Movison and Clothing. - For contingent expenses, viz
expnhe. for candles; freight to foreign stations; transportation from station to
Bureau of station within the United States; cooperage; pay of assistants to iuspec.
provisions and
elothinl. ton; advertising for proposals; printing paymasters' blanks; and station-
Contingt cry for cruising vessels, three hundred thousand dollars.
expene Busreau of Medcine and isrger. - For contingent expenses of the
Bureau of bureau of medicine and surgery, forty thousand dollars.
medicine and Marine OTp. - For pay of non-commissioned officers, musicians, pri-
* cntaingent vates, clerks, messengers, steward and nurse, and servants; for rations
expnem and clothing for officers' servants; additional rations to officers for five
Karine years' servce; for undrawn clothing and rations, and bounties for re-
Pa.
Rations and enlistments, seven hundred and ninety thousand seven hundred and eighty-
elothing, and three dollars and eighty cents.
bounties. For provisions, one hundred and thirty-five thousand nine hundred and
Provisions twenty-six dollars.
Clothing. For clothing, two hundred thousand two hundred and seventy-six
dollars and seventy-six cents.
RFor fuel, thirty-one thousand four hundred and thirty dollars and
seventy-five cents.
Military smt& For military stores, viz: Pay of mechanics, repair of arms, purchase
of accoutrements, ordnance stores, flags, drums, fifes, and other instru-
ments, fifteen thousand dollars.
Transportation. For transportation of officers, their servants, troops, and expenses of
recruiting, twenty-two thousand dollars.
Repairs of be, For repairs of barracks, and rent of offices where there are no public
racs and rent of buildings for that purpose, eight thousand dollars.
ofiles. For contingencies,viz: Freight, ferriage, toll, cartage, wharifge; par-
o'a 'ka chase and repair of boats; compensation to judges advocate; per diem
for attending courts-martial, courts of inquiry, and for constant labor;
house rent in lieu of quarters; burial of deceased marines; printing, sta-
tionery, postage, telegraphing ; apprehension of deserters ; oil, candles,
gas; repairs of gas and water fixtures; water rent, forage, straw, barrack
furniture ; furniture for officers' quarters; bed sacks, spades, shovels, axes,
picks, carpenters' tools ; keep of a horse for the messenger; pay of ma-
tron, washerwoman, and porter at the hospital head-quarters; repairs to
fir-engine; purchase and rer of engine-hose; purchase of lamber for
benches, mess-tables, and bunks; repairs to public carryall ; purchase and
repair of harness;
stoves where there arescavengerng, galleys,forcooking-stove,
no grates; gravel andrepair
ranges;
parade-grounds; of
pumps; furniture .for staff and commanding officers' offices; brushes,
brooms, buckets, paving, and for other purposes, forty-five thousand dollars.
Marine bar- For the onstruction of marine barracks at Mare Island, California,
r aks at Mar one hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary:
. 'dod, neertheka, That said money shall not be expended until the
plans for said barracks shall have been submitted to and approved by the
Secetary of the Navy.
Navy Yards. NAVY TA.5D&.
Poraouut Portomum 1Vew Hampshdre. - For nAtouse and carpenters' shop
paint shop; Bishop's derrick; railway; knee-dock-wall; repairs of float-
Ing dry-ock, and repairs of all kinds, one hundred and thirty-two thou-
sand three hundred and sixty-two dollars.
For rebuilding porter's house at Portsmouth navy yard, two thousand
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lb"stn,- For repairing around dry-dock and relaying surface water Navy Yaru
drains, joiners' shop and painters' loft; extension of shear wharf; addi.
tional expenses on house for hear 7 forging hammer, and for repairs of all BeatoN
kinds, two hundred and seventy-eight thousand fivq hundred and sixty-sx
dollars.
NZew York. - For continuation of quay wall; for new foundery ; drains, New Yor
paving, and flagging; water pipes and hydrants; filling low place; re-
pairs of dry-dock ; chain cable shop; railways; offieers' houses; ma-
chinery for machine shop, foundery; boiler shop and pattern shop; for
large chuck-lathe, for turning large rings for turrets on gun batteries, and
for repairs -ofall kinds, three hundred and seventy-seven thousand and
eleven dollars.
For building floating dry-dock at navy yard, New York, seven hundred rloating dry.
and fifty thousand dollars: Prd That if, after examination and sur- do-k.
vey, the Secretary of the Navy shall deem it er- utent. Proyo
Phi4adep*a.- For repairs of all kinds, twenty-eight thousand eight Philadelphia.
hundred dollars.
Wasingto - For Bishop's derrick; depot for coal for steamers; Washington.
machinery and tools; and for repairs ot'il kinds, one hundred and thirty-
one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one dollars.
Aare island, (Oallfornia.- For completing officerse houses; grading Mars Island.
and paving; foundery, machine shop and equipment; completing Bish-
op's derrick ; repairs of sectional dock; fitting up boiler shop in smithery;
portable engines, with machinery for hoisting for yard purposes; cistern
and holder for gas-works; saw-mill; commencing stables; commencing
coal-house and wharf; commencing sea-wall on west side of Wsland, and
repairs of all kinds, three hundred and sixty-six thousand three hundred
and sixty-three dollars.
Sacketes Harbor- For repairs of all kinds, one thousand five hundred Sckews
dollars.
Navy Yard, Jorfol-Forrepairs of dry-dock, and *pumps, and gen- Norfolk.
oral repairs, eighty-five thousand dollars.
,6srpr eL. HosPitas.
Boston.- For repairs of hospital and grounds at Chelsea, two thou- Bstn
Vad five hundred dollars.
Now AYork. - For repairs and improvements; repairs and increase of New York.
apparatus in laboratory; and for temporary addition to hospital acoom-
modations,- twenty-two thousand dollars.
Philadlhia .AVIm and HospitL -For furniture and repairs; P21h
house cleaning and whitewashing; repairs to fiunaces, grates, andsqyl
ranges; gas and water rent; improvement of chapel and grounds ; for WaMtL
library of asylum; and for hospital and repairs of all kinds, two thousand
nine hundred dollars.
For support of beneficiaries, thirty thousand dollars.
Borfo/L -- For the support and repair of the naval hospital at Norfolk Nerfolk.
for the remainder of the current fiscal year, and for the years eighteen
hundred and sixty-three and eighteen hundred and sixty-four, eighteen
thousand five hundred dollars.
Mound ft. - For supporting hospital, repairs, rent, and furniture at Mound Ct.
Md City, Illinois, seven& n thousand five hundred dollars.
Mare n O fosia- For commencing hospital, twenty-five thou- Mar.land.
and dollars.
M&GAZWU. Kagasn
Ptmoth, Ne Hnp ir. -For ordnance, tinber shed, and store. Pammt
house for howitzers, thirty-one thousand five hundred and twenty-two
dollars.
B stom.- For repairs of building and care of grounds, two thousand Bos
dollasm
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818 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sus. IM Cm 118. 1868.
Civil etblish- For pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all the civil estab-
meat Of ny lishment of the several navy yards and stations, one hundred and six
yards. thousand seven hundred and eighty-four dollars: Provided, That here-
Salary Of civilafter the salary of the civil engineer at the Washington navy yard shall
engineer at
waington be two thousand dollars a year, and the salary of the civil engineer of
dollars.
: yy and the bureau of yards and docks shall be three thousand
yards sad docks. For expenses of watchmen and others, and contingencies of the United
Contingencies States Naval Academy, twenty-four thousand eight hundred and eighty-
Naval Academy. one dollars.
Naval oberv- N7aval Ohe oawo. - For the purchase of nautical instruments, repairs
story. of the same, and of astronomical instruments, and for the purchase of
nautical books, maps, and charts, and for backing and binding the same,
twenty-three thousand dollars.
For wages of instrument maker, watchman, porter, and laborers; for
keeping grounds in order, and repairs to buildings and enclosures ; for
fuel, lights, freights, transportation, and postage, and stationery, and inci-
dental expenses, twelve thousand dollars.
American Nan- For preparing for publication the American Nautical Almanac, twenty-
tled Almanac. five thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.
Certieststo Szc. 2. And be islh enacted, That there shall be paid, out of
o ,e &6,any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the several certif-
of Cherland esates issued by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department to the
to be paid. officers, sailors, marines, and crews of the Congress and Cumberland, and
other persons provided for by the act of April second, eighteen hundred
1802, eb. 52. and sixty-two, entitled "An act to provide for the equitable settlement of
e p s.the accounts of the officers and crews of the frigate Congress and other
vessels."
Temporary SEc. 8. And-be it fJwther egactd, That the second -ection of !he act
appointments of
acting assistant entitled "An act for the temporary increase of the Navy," approved July-
pay-masters and twenty-four, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, shall be sq construed that
e85igu5 conrm- the temporary appointments made, or which may be made, of acting as-
ed until, &c.
1861, ch. 18. sistant paymasters and acting ensigns, are hereby ratified and confirmed as
Axte, p.TM temporary acting ippointments until the return of the vessels in which
they are respectively employed, or until the suppression of the present
Pay insurrection, as may be deemed necessary; and the rate of compensation
allowed for the several grades specified, is hereby legalized and approved.
Purchase of Szc. 4. And be it fither enacted, That the Secretary of the Navy be,
flour for thenavy. and he is hereby, authorized to purchase in such manner as he shall deem
most advantageous to the Government, the dour required for naval use;
Baking bread. and to have the bread for the navy baked from this flour by special.con-
tract under naval inspection.
Aaitatay. Sate. 5. And he it furtler enacted, That every assistant paymaster
masoer
to at al-
war vessel al- attached to a vessel of war shall .be allowed a clerk, with the compensa-
lowed a clerk. tion and privileges which would be given by law to the clerk of a pay-
Proviso, master if attached to the same vessel: Providd, That clerks sha! not be
allowed to paymasters or assistant' paymasters in vessels having comple-
ments of less than one hundred, excepting in supply steamers or store-
ships.
Pay of boat- zo.6. And be it fitlr enacted That the act to increase and regulate
swan, gnne.s he pay of the navy of the United States, approved June first, eighteen
Riimak, hundred and sixty, be so construed as it respects boatewaips, gunners,
IsM, d. o7. carpenters, and sail-makers of the navy, as to allow to those officers such
28 6
A4PP ,t .arrears of ppy, or difference of pay, as they would be entitled to, had
their sea-service been computed from the-dates of their appointments or
entry into the service, in their respective grades, instead of the date of
their warrants.
Aenzov=, March 8, 1868.

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TIMTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. 8 . IM Ci. 119. 186 819
CNAP. CI - An Adt for t6e Reanora of the Siseton Wakpton, edaakwt4 March 8,18W&
and Wahpakoota Buth S±ax or Ddkoea Indions, and for doDioiiuofther
Land; in Minnesotand=
Be it exacted by the enate and Rome of Rpresentatives of th tied
States of America in congressassembl, That the President is authorized Lands outside
and hereby directed to assign to and set apart for the Sisseton, Wahpaton, the limits Of ay
Medawakanton, and Wahpakoota bands of Sioux Indians a tract of un- adorta u -
occupied land outside of the limits of any state, sufficient in extent to of Sioux Indian&
enable him to assign to each member of said bands (who are willing to Quantity.
adopt the pursuit of agriculture) eighty acres of good agricultural lands,
the same to be well adapted to agricultural purposes.
Sac. 2. And be it further enacted* Timt the several tracts of land Heservations of
within the reservations of the said Indians, shall be surveyed, under the st Indians to
direction of the commissioner of the general land-oce, into legal subdi- e suvyd
visions to conform to the surveys of the other public lands. And the
cause each legal subdivision of the said. ins
Secretary of the Interior shall .... Legal
to besubdivis-
ap-
lands to be appraised by discreet persons to be appointed by him for that praised.
purpose. And in each instance where there are improvements upon any Improvemenuts.
legal subdivision of said lands, the improvements shall be separately ap-
praised. But no portion of the said lands shall be subject to pre'mption, When subject
settlement, entry, or location, under any act of Congress, unless the party to pretjaption.
preimpting, settling upon, or locating any portion of said lands shall pay
therefor the fulf appraised value thereof, including the value of the said
improvements, under such regulations as hereinafter provided.
Sze. 8. And be it further enacted, That after the survey of the said After survey,
reservations the same shall be open to preemption, entry, and settlement in lands to be Open
to prehmption,
the same manner as other public lands : Provided,That before any person entry, and settle-
shall be entitled to enter any portion of the said lands by pregmption or ment.
otherwise, previous to their exposure to sale to the highest bidder, at Who may pre-
public outcry, he shall become an actual bona fide settler thereon, and euPt,
shall conform to all the regulations now provided by law in cases of pre-
emption ; and shall pay, within the term of one year from the date of his
settlement, the full appraised value of the land, and the improvements
thereon, to the land officers of the district where the said lands are situated.
And the portions of the said reservations which may not be settled upon, What may be
as aforesaid, may be bold at public auction, as other public lands are sold, ontib.
after which they shall be subject to sale at private entry, as other public
lands of the United States, but no portion thereof shall be sold for a sum
less than their appraised value, before the first of January, Anne Domini
eighteen hundred and sixty-five, nor for a less price than one dollar and
twenty-five cents per acre, until otherwise provided for by law.
Szc. 4. And be it further enacted, That the money arising from saidof ales Proeehs
oflanc%of
sale shall be invested by the Secretary of the Interior for the benefit of h -as
said Indians in their new homes, in the establishing them in agricultural plied.
pursuits: Provide4d That it shall be lawful for said Secretary to locate any
meritorious individual Indian of said bands, who exerted himself to save
the lives of the whites in the late massacre, upon said lands on which the
improvements are situated, assigning the same to him to the extent of
eighty acres, to be held by such tenure as is or may be provided by law:
And provided, fUrther, That no more than eighty acres shall be awarded
to any one Indian, under this or any other act.
Sic. 6. And be it frther enacted; That the money to be annually ap. Annual ap
proprited for the benefit of the said Indians shall be expended in such .. oneto"
manner as will, in the judgment of the Secretary of the Interior, best be expended.
advance the said Indians in agricultural and mechanical pursuits, and en-
able them to sustain themselves without the aid of the government; but
no portion of said appropriations shall beepaid in money to said Indians. No part to be
And in such expenditure, said Secretary may make reasonable discrimina- paid I mone?.
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820 THIRTY-SEVENT CON(RESS. Su. I3L C& 119, 120. 186.
Discriintio of the United Statei, and efficient in maintaining its authority and the
in fvo peace of the Indians. Said Indians shall be subject to the laws of the
ndians to be United States, and to the criminal laws of the state or territory in which
subject to laws, they may happen to reside. They shall also be subject to such rules and
and to rules regulations for their government as the Secretary of the Interior may
"rod prescribe; but they shall be incapable of making any valid civil contract
m vel t with any person other than a native member of their tribe, without the
civicontract, &U consent of the President. The Secretary of the Interior shall also make
duceation. feasonable prision for the education of said Indians, according to their
capacity and the means at his command.
ApxovzD, March 8, 1868.

Mash 8,1868. Cxii. =I. - An Adt to pMceid for asl Cofiecgis (f aWoedPm* atvnd/ortb
Presesanof F1ras in ianseutmary Diac whin the a~ .dSwe.
Be iSeaced b te esate and Hanue of Reprmea'We of the United
Speca agents &ates of America in Cobgrea asembAd, That it shall be lawful for the
to ie a Secrary of. the.Treury, from and after the passage of this act, as he
collect aban- emoyo h rauy
doned orcaptured shall from time to time see fit, to appoint a special agent or agents to re-
property er- ceive and collect all abandoned or captured property in any state oIter-
ta states. ritory, or any portion of any state or territory, of the United States, des-
ignated as in insurrection against the lawful Government of the Eii ted
States by the proclamation of the President of July first, eigheen hundred
.Proviso. and sixty-two: Prvi'ded, That such property shall not include any kind or
description which has been used, or which was intended to be used, for
waging or carrying on war against the United States, such as arms, ord-
nance, ships, steamboats, or other water crat, and the furniture, forage,
military supplies, or munitions of war.
Suchppet SEc.. Ind be further enacted, That any part of the goods or prop-
may be appro- erty received or collected by such agent or agents may be appropriated to
prtord apli public use on due appraisement and certificate thpreof, or forwarded to any
public auction in place of sale within the loyal states, as the public interests may require;
loyal States and all sales of such property shall be at auction to the highest bidder,
and the proceeds thereof shall be paid into the treasury of the United
States.
Bond of specl Sac. 8. And he itfudirer t That the Seeretary of the Treasury
agents, may require the special agents appointed under this act to give a bond,
with such securities' and in such amount as he shall deem necessary, and.
to require the increase of said amounts, and the strengthening of said
security, As circumstances may demand; and he shall also cause a book
Books to be or books of account to be kept, showing from whom such property was
kept. received, the cost of transportation, and proceeds of the sale thereof. And
Owners of such any person claiming to have been the owner of any such abandoned or
= 4s m captured property may, at any time within two years after the suppres-
cour oiecaiw" . sion of the rebellion, prefer his clim to the proceeds thereof in the cours
Upon what of claims; and on proof to the satisfaction of said court of his owner-
Fmy re- ship of said property, of his right to the proceeds thereol and that he has
cover. never given any aid or comfort to the present rebellion, to receive the res-
idue of such proceeds, after the deduction of any purchase-money which
may have been paid, together with the expense of transportation and sale
of said property, and any other lawful expenses attending the disposition
thereo&
Propeyco-- Szo. 4. Ind be it farther enacted, That all proper coming into
ag inoloa6 _ any of the United States not declared in insurrection as aforesaid, from
i inurrection, within aoy of the states declared in isurecion, through or by any other
mept,through person than any agent dull appointed under the provisions of this act, or
= to under a lawful clearance y the proper officer of the -Treasury Depart-
Proceedings fo ment, shall be confiscated to the use of the Government of the United
condemnat States. And the proceedings for the condemnation and sale of any such

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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. SsB. I. Ox. 120. 1868. 821
property shall be instituted and conducted under the direction of the 1700. oh. 9,
Secretary of the Treasury, in the mode prescribed by the eighty-ninth ff so so.
and ninetieth sections of the act of March second, seventeen hundred and VOL i. p.Osm.
ninety-nine, entitled "An act to regulate the collection of duties on im-
ports and tonnage." And any agent or agents, person or persons, by or Persons through
through whom such property shall come within the lines of tle United whom property
comes unlawfty
States unlawfully, as aforesaid, shall be judged guilty of a misdemeanor, to be punished.,
and on conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding one
thousand dollars, or imprisoned for any time not exceeding one year, or
both, at the discretion of the 'court And the fines, penalties, and for-
feitures accruing under this act may be mitigated or remitted in the mode Remission of
prescribed by the act of March three, seventeen hundred and ninety- eol.
seven, or in such manner, in special cases, as the Secretary of the VoL Lp. 606.
Treasury may prescribe.
Szc. 5. Aad be iij-ifrer enac&4 That the fifth section of the "Act Pay of special
to further provide for the collection of the revenue upon the northern, agents at Ptr
northeastern, and northwestern frontier, and for other purposes," ap- ininsurction.
proved July fourteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, shall be so con- 169, . 169, 15.
strued as to allow the temporary officers which have been or may be ap- s, p. 5L
pointed at ports which have been or may be opened or established in states
declared to be in insurrection by the proclamation of the President on
the first of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, the same compensation
which by law is allowed to permanent officers of the same position, or the
ordinary compensation of special agents, as the Secretary of the Treasury
may determine.
C. 6. And be it .furthmr enacted, That it shall be the duty of every Oficer and
officer or private of the regular or volunteer forces of the United States, soldiers receiving
or any 9ffier, sailor, or marine in the naval service of the United States any such proper-
upon the inland waters of the United States, who may take or receive any to taro the same
such abandoned property, or cotton, sugar, rice, or tobacco, from persons over to specil
in such insurrectionary districts, or have it under his control, to turn the agent.
same over to an agent appointed as.aforesaid, who shall give a receipt
therefor; and in case he shall refuse or neglect so to do, he shall be tried Penalty &oraot
by a court-martial, and shall be dismissed from the service, or, if an officer, so doing.
reduced to the ranks, or suffer such other punishment as said court shall
order, with the approval of thq President of the United States.
SEC. 7. And be itfurther enacted, That none of the provisions of this This not to ap.
act shall apply to any lawful maritime prime by the naval forces of the Ply to Iprhlu
Uni:ed States. marhne prizes.
APPROVED. March 12, 1868.

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822 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS: Ss. IL Rua. 1, 2,8,9. 1868.

RESOLUTIONS.

Den. 18, 18.' [No. L] A Resom jfr hwi V the Bond of to Srae d¥uls
of Plic Prndhtg
Whereas the amount of money which can be advanced to the superin.
Supiteandent tendent of the public printing, under existing laws, is not sufficient to
of pubd printing enable him to meet the current expenditures of his office: therefore-
tive bond In Resolved by the &nate and Houle of Repreentatives of the Uited
94 ates of America in Cogrew assembled, That the said superintendent
be required to furnish a new bond in the penal sum of forty thousand dol-
lam
Appovzp, December 18, 1862.

Jan.6, 1868. (No. 2.] A Resotion in Redio to edain Maps.


Pub Resolved by e Sendse and Hous )fRrenaie
f tae Uited
tocetotb &ates of Americaa in Conyress ent, itwth a view of expe-
lithogaphing diting the issue of the annual report of the general land-office, the
oer"ta pe, &e.public printer is hereby authorized to contract for the lithographing of
the maps of the several sates and territories which may accompany the
same, except in regard to the conneeted map accompanying the last an-
nual report of the public lands east and west of the Mississippi, in regard
to which the dommissioner of the general land-office is hereby author.
raved piate ised to procure an engraved plate thereof, to be perfected by adding from
ow0
er 08p. time to time the further surveys that may be made.
AppxovmD, January 6, 1868.

Jan. is,186. [No. 8.1 oint Reolutin to punt do e 9f a Portio of ?Mrye Sqirrefebr a Pro
Llw,y and Mpdanq.Roe for 8""dar.
Relved Sy the Senate and House of Representatives of the nite
Free Ubray &ate of America in Cbngre auem6ed That the Secretary of the Inte-
&d4S-40oU rior be, and he is hereby, authorized to grant to John A. Fowle and Elida
B. Rumsey the use of a portion of the land owned by the United States,
and known as "Judiciary Square," to erect thereon, free from charge to
the United States, a suitable building for a soldiers' free library and
reading-room for soldiers: Provide, That the same can be done without
prejudice to the public interests, and provided that all expenses shall be
borne by said Powle and Ramsey, and that all benefits and privileges of
such library and reading-room be granted to our soldiers free of charge,
and that said building be removed whenever the Secretary of the Interior
.si require the same to be done.
APPRovD, January 18, 1868.

hIM 17, Msa (No. 9.1 Jois Resoluin to preuae jbr the inmnd"t Pagqntw of doe Army rad Natg
18M, d. M84 L. of te (iEa &tane.
A*e P 710. Whereas it is deemed expedient to make immediate provision for the
payment of the army and navy: therefore,
e iresed by the Senate and House of epre tves of ti United
Satces of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Trees-.

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TmRTY-BTENTH CONqGRZSS. Ssms. IL us 9,.U, 1.- 188 828
ury be, and he is hereby, authorized, If required by the exigencies of the an of
bic service, to Issue on the credit of the United States the sum of one
hundred millions of dollars of United States notes, in such form as he notes autioriL
may deem expedient, not bearing interest, payable to bearer on demand, tn bear
and of such denominations not less than one dollar, as he may prescribe,
which notes so issued shall be lawful money and a legal tender, like the ania
..... Dimomatioas,
how payable.
similar notes heretofore authorized in payment of all debts, public and a tw4"9
private, within the United States, except for duties on imports and interest exept for, &e.
on the public debt; and the notes so issued shall be part 6f the amount
provided for in. any bill now pending for the issue of treasury notes, or
that may be passed hereafter by this Congress.
A&Pr6vz, January 17, 188.

[No.10.] A Ruolutien sfWw" to the Adct&e-tt An At to pva r the '- jaL 28, mm'
pns.unwat f Pawon iivied of COime 5j t&e (fuina Cow . te Dirict of eh 10.
ClM-bi," wproved Jon..1 senth ewghteen hwadrw and eizr4hrm . 485
Resolved byv Me Senate and House, of R esetves of &Ue United
&.# of America in Congress assemle That the provisions of the act ProvWou of
entitled "An act to provide for the imprisonment of persons convicted of *
crime by the criminal court of the District of Columbia," approved the
sixteenth day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, be, and are
hereby, made applicable to all persons who had been convicted of crime
by the criminal court of the District of Columbia and sentenced to con-
finement in the peniten prior to the date of the act herein named,
and subsequent to the transer legalized by the fourth section thereof, and Former tmas.
their transfer to the penitentiary at Albany, in the State of New York, in fer nA* v.
the present month, by order of the President of the United States, is
likewise hereby legalized and declared valid; and the said persons so
transferred shall'continune in confinement in said prison until the expira-
tion of their several terms of imprisonment, or until they shall be legally
discharged or removed.
A"novin, January 28,1863.

[No. 11.] Jeit R&scti timnring th anhsa C uto CommanderAn L. Wor- 1eb. 8,18.

Resolved &y the Senate and Hoe of eiai "ofgo United


at. of America in (YO seu asembe, That in pursuance of the Thsaksofcon-
recommendation of the President of the United States, and to enable him =I tenoW to
to advance Commander John L. Worden one grade, in pursuance of the Lo. & d
ninth section of the act of Congress of sixteenth July, eighteen'hundred 18, b. 8,WI .
and sixty-two, that the thanks of Congress be, and they are hereby, ten- Auto, p.
dered to Commander John L Worden for highly distinguished conduct in
confict with the enemy in the remarkable battle between the United
States iron-clad steamer "Monitor," under his command, and the rebel
iron-clad frigate "Merrimac," in March, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.
Apmovzn, February 8, 1868.

[N!d. 1L.1 Joint Ruehasnf e d thmd akqf Coopres to CesOmvrs Man BID ~ , s.
Dal
dd vis
Ifand her Off
the OtUits-Swoo; he mm Sn .PNuam "UVh Reommm n of St elsi

Reolived 6y as, Senate and Hawns of Remnessatim of One United


&ates of Anssrie in. Ctoes .m&1e That the thanks of Congress Tbaneabom-
b4, and they are hereby, given to the following officers of the United WNS .tad
1
States navy, upon the recommendation of the President of the United
St4 via :--
Osmodora 4 rjX.D &* fo disi1pished Iss .
in neCommodsre
Dhas Hnr

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824 THIRTY-SEVETH CONGRESS. Sues. IL *Rul .18, 18, 19, 20. 1848.
with the enemy at Fort Pillow, at Mempbis, and for sueceasful operations
at other points in the waters of the Mississippi River;
captain John Captain John A. Dahlgren, for distinguished service in the line of
A- D81119a. his profession, improvements in ordnance, and zealous and efficient labors
in the ordnance branch of the service;
Captain Sts- Captain Stephen C. Rowan, for distinguished services in the waters of
vba 0. Rowa. North Carolina, and particularly in the capture of Newbern, being in
chief command of the naval forces;
Commander Commander David D. Porter, for the bravery and skill displayed ik
David D. Port the attack on the Post of Arkansas, which surrendered to the combined
military and naval forces on the tenth of January, eighteen hundred and
sixty-three;
Sit- Adig Rear-Admiral Silas H. Stringham, now on the retired list, for dis-
sn R.Sizing- tinguished services in the capture of Forts Hatteras and Clark;
And that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to each of the above
officers by the President of the United States.
ArjrovzD, February 7, 1868.

Feb. 15, 5L5. [No. 8] JW Ra o to opeuatM Las Sair on U Gana " Ca#,-" *ee TAM
I.f c .
Resolved L.s Sneae ad Howe of Rrpesetaiuea of the Udiod
Allowance tor &ates of America in Conres assseinbd That the proper accounting
ce ma offler of the treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized, in settling
boat "'aro" for the accounts of the petty officers, seamen, sailors, and others of the crew
lo of lothing- of the United States gunboat "Cairo," to allow to each a sum not ex-
ceeding fifty dollars as a remuneration for the damage they may have
sustained in the loss of their clothing by the deatruction of said vssel in
December last.
A sPovzD, February 18, 1868.

Feb. IS186. JNo. 19.] Jon Raption to revim "An Act to uev to th Ocer ad Men _ adw
1862, ch 49. - in do. Wesum Dqxrartneqt, or Depaoeuot of Niseonti t~ci Pay, Boteti,
4,,te, p. 374, ao, and fir d uros.
Reovd by do Seae and Howe of Rep ntatives of the United Slams
Commealoners of Amewica in Congress arsenmbk4 That the provisions of a joint resolution
to have six entitled "A resolution to suspend all payments under the act approved
months to maim
report in. the twenty-fifth of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled 'An
An*e,p. 628. act to secure to the, officers and men actually employed in the Western
Department, or Department of Missouri, their pay, bounty, and pension,
and for other purposes,'" approved July twelfth, eighteen hundred and
sixty-two, be, and they are hereby, revived, and the commissioners there-
in provided for shall be allowed six months from the passage of this reso-
lution within which to make their report.
A~ppovw, February 16, 1863.

Feb. 90,1863. [No. 20.1 A Resoluion toamend the "Joint Rehsoion in hPayont of sh
Epyn
~ p.ezaofA. ointComi~te of~bnrma, appolnaI to ~rer -. inbek VAondoci of do. War,"
(5pprovd due twent1,-sew,,tk Januanj, eightme handied and sixtjaw.
Resolved the ienate
and House of Rreentaie of ta OM4a.
Mone paid by &ates of America in Cmgress assenled, That any portion of the amount
at ary of en. appropriated by the joint resolution for payment of the expenses of the
order ofthajoint joint committee of Congress appointed to inquire into the conduct of the
eommittee the the war,Vlapproved the twenty-seventh January, eighteen hundred and sixty.
eoniduet of on
war, to be 9. two, that may have been, or shall hereafter be, allowed by the said
lowed, &C. joint committee to witnesses attending before it, or to persons employed
in its service, for per diem, travel(I]ing, or other necessary expenses, and

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'IRTY-SEVENTE CONGRESS. SBus. UT. Eno. 21, 14-27. 1868. 825
pi by the Secretary of the Senate in pursuance of the order of that
Woint committee, shall be accordingly credited and allowed by the account-
lng officers of the Treasury Department.
ApPRovzD, February 20, 1868.
t[o. 21.] A Radiation ap&Uy E. B d f . eBoard of Rgents o Feb. 21, 18.
S~fsonu
Aid~n, ppontiag Lotis gApsms in hi. pAme
RPsolved by a Sete a d Hos of Reprsentaive8 of the United
Sdtate of Ameica in Congress aesem/be, That George . Badger, a S.t.l
member of the board of regents of the Smithsonian Institution, who is intitution.
now giving aid and cotmfort to the enemies of the Government, be, and gerGeorge
exliedEBad-
is hereby, expelled from the said board, and that Louis Agassiz, of Cam- board of regents.
bridge, Massachusetts, be, and he is hereby, appointed a member of the Louis Ass is
said board to fill the vacancy occasioned by the expulsion of Mr. Badger. ppointe Inh is
Ax'pnovzD, February 21, 1868.

[No. 2L]I Joint Reschon athoing 9ke Appoiot~t a Conmeisuiozw to revise and March 8,11IN&
cadfr tde Naval Lain oj the Unid &ta"u
Resolved AVthe *eate and House of Representatves of the United
&at of America ian Coress assomed That the President of the Commlsslov r
United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint (by and with to revise sad
the consent of the Senate) a commissioner, whose duty it shall be to laws-of-the
revise and codify the naval laws of the United States, and report such United States.
revised code to Congress at its next session. -The annual salary of said Pc .
commissioner shall be three thousand dollars. SAWY.
AssuovzD, March 8, 1863.

[No. 25.] Join Rescontiss fie Pay o/the Commadant of tLhNatg Yard at are march s, um
h~nid, Ceafflrsi
Resolved by te Snate and House of Reresentatives of the United Pay of---
Skates of America in Congress assembled, That the pay of the officer of =d ti,
the navy assigned to the command of the navy yard at Mare Island, =.Man
Calilfrnia, shall be the aea pay of his grade.
AppsovED, March 8, 1868.

[go. 2.] A Rswdm togat Me P ayent of sidad wetded s in 4he Mch 8, 1868

Resolvd by the Senate and Houe of A etaie of the United Sick and
Staes of America in Congres aseembld 2Mha t e aymaster-general wounded soldiers
be, and he hereby is, authorized and dircted to take immediate measures inc bes
for the prompt payment of the sick and wounded soldiers in the conva- pad within sixty
leseent camps, hospitals, and elsewhere, so that they may be fally paid dam.
within sixty days from and after the passage hereof
AppzovzD, March 8, 1868.

INC. 27.] Joint Refideion to cvpedit the Paintingaftie Prkeui f Msan aaac. March 81 15M5

Rsolvd byt doe Snate and House of Reetatime qof the Vnitd Heads .f do.
States of America in Congress asseucesa, anu, Instead of fibrishing P~~ 0f
manuscript copies to each house of Congresa, the heads of the several s of a-on.
departments of Government be required to farish the superintendent of A.6011Ol
the
theirpublic
sanapreports
ing on
withorcopies
before of
thethe
firsdoeuments usually accompanying
day of Novembir anal"rts
of each year; by id Nivene
whose duty it shall be to print, in addition to the number now required by l"Y
thouand for
law, two ousand copies for the use of the Senate, asid Ave thousand e, hr-
W&Nanber
Vo. XI. Pun.-- 104

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826 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGZESS. Sum IL, Rzo. 27, 28. 1868
for House. the use of the House, in volumes (bound in the usual manner) of con-
When to be venient size, and to deliver the same to the proper officer of each house,
dlivered respectively, on or before the third Monday in December of each year.
It shall also be his duty to print for the use of each of said heads of de-
partments one thousand copies of their said reports proper; and for the
Number of use of the commissioners of the general land-office, of Indian affairs,
copies Of reports and of pensions, five hundred copies of each of their reports, respec-
proper.
No greater tively. And it shall not be lawful for said superintendent to print any
umber, unless greater number of said reports, nor the reports of heads of any bureau
directed, . to their respective superiors, unless directed to do so by either house of
Congress.
Number of Sac. 2. And be it further twsolved, That hereafter the number of any
bills, &o., to to
printed, be bill br joint resolution ordered or required to be printed by either the
exceed not
00 tn Senate or House of Representatives, under any rule of either house, shall
less, &c. not exceed six hundred, unless specially directed by the house ordering
the same.
Condensed Sac. 8. And be it fiather resolved, That it shall be the duty of the
sta'tetof g Secretary of the Treasury to furnish a condensed statement of the aggre-
of exports and gate amount of the exports to, and imports from, foreign countries tothe
imports to be fur- superintendent of the public printing, on or bfore the first day of No-
nished printer,
by let Novem- vember of each year, who shall print and bind as soud thereafter as prac-
her. ticable ten thousand copies thereof, to be distributed as follows, viz : The
usual number (one thousand five hundred and fifty) for the two houses
Numu.r of of Congress; three hundred copies for the treasury department; two
opie,and how thousand for the use of the members of the Senate; and six thousand
distibuted.
one hundred and fifty copies for the use of the members of the House of
Representatives.
Number of Sac. 4. And be it further resle That six thousand copies of the
copies Of Om- "Commercial Relations," annually prepared under the direction of the
mercial relations. Secretary of State, be printed anddistributed as follows, viz: The usual
number (one thousand five hundred and fifty) for the houses of Congress;
four hundred and fifty for the state department; two thousand for the
use of the members of the Senate; and three thousand for the use of the
members of the House of Representatives.
Lithographing S-o.5. And be it wter resved, That all lithographing and engrav-
an erW to ing, where the probable cost exceeds two hundred and fifty dollars, shall
be awarded to be awarded to the lowest and best bidder for the interest of the Govern-
lowest bidder. ment, after due advertisement by the superintendent of public printing,
under the direction of the committee on printing.
Form and styleSEC. 6. And b it further resolvd, That the form and style in which
of printing to be
determined by the printing ordered by eith house of Congress, or by any of the de.
the Oupern- partments, shall be executed, and the size of type to be used, shall be
tendet, determined by the superintendent of public printing, having proper
regard to economy and workmanship.
Repeal of in- Sac. 7. And be it further res8olv That all laws or parts of laws con-
consistent laws flicting with the above provisions be, and they are hereby, repealed.
AtPRsovz, March 8, 1868.

March 8, 1860. [No. 28.] .TAW Reedsic. providsg fir the DAistn~ion of aolais Pubkoi Boobe and
Douens.
Reolvd by the Senate and Hoe of Representives of ae ie
Al books and States oflamerica in Congress anebe That the Secretary of the In-
documents here-
tofore rinted at terior, and all other custodians thereof, be, and are hereby, authorized and
cost of Govern- directed to cause equal distribution to be made forthwith, among the mem-
&c.,ent YJet bers of the two houses of the present Congress, of all books and docu-
among members ments heretofore printed or purchased at the cost of the Government and
of present Con- not actually belonging to any public library, or the library kept for use in
grew. any department of the Government, excepting, however, all such books

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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Szs. 111. Rs. 29, 80, 81. 1868. 827
and documents as are embraced in any existing order for the distribution
thereof among the members of either house of Congress.
Axrovw, March 8, 1868.

IN*. 29.1 A Reaohtionyivba


L* e Tab o Congre to MajbiuGma WUiS= . Rowe March 8,18IM.
ans and the Offleers andvl Men h(Obnmrand~forther Gmiuftn and good Con-
Is
dut in t e Bae of Murmbormglk, Teemesm.
.Resohved y the Senate and How of Bepreeentative of the United
Sates of America in Congress aembld, Tat the thanks of Congress The than of
be, and they are hereby, presented to Major-General William S. Rose- I Veo.
crans, and, through him, to the officers and men under his command, for Wn11i"'Sa . Ro-.
their distinguished gallantry and good conduct at the battle of Murfrees-" ran, his officers,
borough, Tennessee, where they achieved a signal victory for our arms. anmn
Sao. 2. And be it furtkor reso4d That the President of the United This resolution
States be requested to cmuse the foregoing resolution to be communicated to bo communi-
to Major-General Rosecrans, in such terms as he may deem best cale- oWR
lated to give effect thereto. crlls, &a.
Anaiov=, March 8, 1868.

[No. 80.l Jbd outixB toTerah mCmaie eDis of CohAmba. Meh8.


(Re it resoved] by, Ae Senate and Hofse of .Represeniatione of the
States of America in Omgress asembed, That the Jndependent
Wited Telegraph com-
Line of Telegraph, a corporation organized under the laws of the State pa'e nWy
DIe
of New York, for the purpose, and with the intention, of constructing a Distct of
line of telegraph from Portland, Maine, to Washington city, or any other Columbla.
corporation or company organized according to law, to construct a line
of telegraph, be permitted to use any of the highways, roads, streets, or
grounds in the District of Columbia in the extension and operation of
their line to, in, and through the city of Washington, and other parts of the
District: Provide4 hpreve, That the location and construction of any Written ap-
such line of telegraph within the saidt District shall not be carried into Pr val oftheSece-
in-
effect without the written approval of the Secetry of the Interior and tr7 of
terior, &e., to be
commissioner of public buildings and grounds 'first obtained as to the fret obtained.
proper route and course of said line to be followed within the said District
of Columbia: And provided, further, That the use of said highways, Proper use of
streets, roads, and grounds hereby granted for telegraphic purposes shall strets , not
not obstruct the use and to be Obstructed
convenient occupancy of said highways, streets, thereby.
roads, and grounds for public or other purposes, as the same are at present
used. And all acts heretofore passed and now in force in the District of Suc telegrap
Columbia for the protection of telegraph-poles, wires, and corporations, DOt be pro-
s be extended to any such line of telegraph.
APPROV=D, March 8, 1868.

[No. 81.] A Resoq,to enakte


Reoneta, of Ase2Vsamy ta dtain the 2!M to certain March k.1ism
Prpr
1 inO C'i-,
Iyo DOhe Colorad o X rd o uBoc
Must kloa in said P "
Whereas, The Secretaryof the Treasury of the United States, in order to Premble.
carry into effect an act entitled "An act to establish a branch mint at s, oh.
&5.
Denver, in the'Territory of Colorado," approved April twenty-first, A P-88L
eighteen hundred and sxty-two, has purchased of Messrs. Clarke
Gruber, and Company, the predm[p]tors and occupants thereof, certain
city lots in said town of Denver, together with all the valuable improve-
ments thereon:
and whereas the said Clarke, Gruber, and Company have not,-and can-
not at an early day, perfect their title to said lots'by entry qf the same
at the district lan4ofme, for the sole reason that no such office is yet
established in said district:

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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRES. Snee IL Ps. 81, 82. 1888
And whereas it is highly important for the interest of the Government to
obtain at an early day the use and possession of said property to estab-
lish and open said mint, theretbre,
Beeretaiyof Besoh'dbAy tMe Senate andi Homse of I~eetaie of a*e United &fatea
Soe Treasuiry to of America in (ongress assemed, That te 8ecretary of the Treaspry be,
eonvey- and he is hereby, authorized to receive and accept from said Clarke,
ance of aights
of
_gators to car- Gruber, and Company such relinquishment& and conveyances of their
in lots in Den- right or claim to said lots and property, as he, the said Secretary, shall
Ve.
deem suMcient for the extinguishment of any claim, right, or title which
the said Clarke, Gruber, and Company may or can have thereto. And
Lots to be re- said lots and property ohall thereafter be reserved from public sale, pre-
servedt from mal% emption, or homestead settlement, and shall remain the poper of the
&0.
Unitei State&
A"ROVIM, March 8, 1868.

March ,186 [Ixo. V.] ue Bok


u " tle &eret
, e A%, to as e
Clams
f mb'ctrs w Avel , aned regu~sMq Cea*sct vid doe Nm Do.

Be it rasoved by tae Senate and Ha o R ewintv of the Udite


Shat of Aperioa in (owren assemb
Secretary of That the Secretary of the
Hav7 to adjustNavy be, and he is hereby, authorized to a4ust and settle the claims of
laims of con-
tractors foraav*a
contractors for naval supplies, who, during the last fiscal year ending
sUpplie thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, have furnished to the de-
partment more than one hundred per centum above the quantities speci-
fied in their contracts and without default therein; and for the purpose
of hearing saia claims may associate with the chief of the beurean with
which the contract was made the chief of any other bureau, subject to an
Proviso, appeal to said Secretary from their decision: Provi That no contractor
shall be allowed, except upon the excess over the stipulated quantity and
one hundred per centum in addition thereto, and upon such excess not
more than sufficient to make the price thereon equal to the fair market
value of the supplies at the time and place of delivery; nor shall any con-
tractor be allowed any amount under this section unless there has been an
actual loss to the contractor upon the whole contract: And provided,
Claims to be furiker, That all claimants under any such contracts shall present their
Preetdwfthia claims to the department within six months after the passage of this joint
resolution, or be forever barred from any equitable claim on account of
said contracts.
oM of Szc. 2. And be ite er reso That the chief of any bureau of
vioa deluller the Navy Department, in contracting for naval supplies, shall be at liberty
may be reete. to reject the offer of any person who, as principal or surety, has been a
defaulter in any previous contract with the Navy Department; nor shall
parties who have failed as principals or sureties in any former contract be
received as sureties on other contracts; nor shall the copartners of any
firm be received as sureties for such irm or for each other; nor, in con-
tracts with the same bureau, shall one contractor be received as surety
for another; and every contract shall require the delivery of a specied
quantity, and no bids having nominal or fictitious prices shall be con-
Only one id sidered. That if more than one bid be offered by any one party, by or
from any pmsOn in the name of his or their clerk, partner, or other person, all such bids
Who to be re- may be rejected; and no person shall be received as a contractor who is
calved as 0o- not a manufacturer of, or regular dealer in, the articles 'which he offers to
tractors.
Bidders may supply, who has not a license as such manufacturer or dealer. And all
be preset at persons offering bids shall have the right to be present when the bids are
opening of bids. opened and inspect the same.
Penalties for Szc. 8. And be it fu er resod, That the Secretary of the Navy
certain unfu~lle, and he is hereby, authorized to release and dicharg the penalties, or
contracts to be bhs
released to m,- the provisions in the nature of penalties, in certain cases of unfulfilled
taIn ontractors.

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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRFS. Sus. IfL Bus. 8 -. 1868. 8
contracts with the bureau of construction and of provisions and clothing Owan40ue
of the Navy Department, made by Nathaniel W. Coffin, William Lan& p enfitod-
Henry Newton, Baxter and Sumner, and Tilton, Wheelwright, and Corn- Rled contract.
pany, for the fiscal year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and
sixty-two, made prior to the proclamation of the President establishing
blo ades of the southern ports, or to the several acts of Congress passed
subsequent thereto, imposing additional duties upon domestic and foreign
products, wherein, by reason of said aets and failure of the Government to
pay according to the prescribed terms, parties have been obstructed and
prevented from a proper fulfilment of the same, to the end that these ao-
counts may be settled and adjusted on terms of equity and justice; and
in the settlement of such accounts, there shall be associated with the ehief
of the bureau in which the contract was made the chief of some other
bureau of the Navy Department, and their decision shall be passed upon,
modified, abridged, rejected, or approved by the Secretary of the Navy
as, inhis judgment, the law and justice shall require.
AppRoviD, March 8, 1868.

pLo. 88. Jn Rekiim a"vki do edy q , o mw Maam Ma ,186

Raokue byrtdo &uat and one. of Re'preeesaatv of IA. Uited


&ate qf Ani in (ogr menW4 That the Secretary of the Treas- Ameia
7 be, and Is hereby, authorized to issue American registers to the fol- towth "aio,
#tI""
lowing named vessels: the " arion," "Selkir of WinMor," "Hastings, "8s *,-wf&.
"Ottawa," and " California, of the Oswego district in the State of New br,"
York; the " Providence," owned by A. J. Riehardson, of New York, and f wrss.pro.
the Canadian built steamers " City of Toronto," of Detroit, and "Blue dce," "Cy of
Bonnet," of New York. Torontc""B lue
Apiovm, Mach 8, 1868.

IN9. M.I Joi s Ruoi ec a


th s siox q/ tgesanso Jh under March 8, IM
tae Ilatr
=ait Gea Boftk sCdehr wa mpcja intics sppi oten - P'4.P.JUL.

Be it reeeu by tMe enae and Hoe of RVree moie of to Ufd


&ateuofAmewim in Oangren asunM. That the President of the United J
States be, and hereby is, authorized to expend during the fiso year end- t* om C
ing the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, so much and othamt
of the appropriation of second March, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, as s t
t
he may deem expedient and proper, not exceeding in the whole ten thou- -
sand dollars, for compensation to United States marshals, district attor-
neys, and other persons employed in enforcing the laws for the suppres-
sion of the African slave-trade, for any services they may render, and for
which no allowance is otherwis e) provided by law; and also, so much
of said appropriation as may be necessary to pay the salaries of the St. of
"
judges and arbitrators appointed by him pursuant to the act of Congress, t DAarM
approved July eleven, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled "An act to s' ci. 240L
carry into effect the treaty between the United States and her Britannia AM'e, p. 58L
Majesty for the suppression of the Afriean slave-trade," and for the ex- Amp- of
pense of the mixed courts provided for by said treaty : Prouided, That a " 0
no payment shall be made to any judge or arbitrator, on aecount of sal- .....
ary, who, after accepting the effies, has declined or may hereafter decline When saly
the same without having aetually entered upon duty; and no judge or to COMiefW.
arbitrator shal be regarded as entitled to salary from the date of the
acceptance of the office to which he has been or may be appointed, who
shall not have entered upon the duties thereof in good faith within three
months from the date of his aeceptane.
Arnovwih March 8, 186L.

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880 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Szs&III. Rus. 8-88. 188.
Marc 8,1INS. [No. 85.] A RevelAtin avtfiavt tils WW=ti in f Poagve due wnusid Mail
Mattr/Am Foreig Consnts
Preamble. Whereas, the failure to prepay foreign correspondence throws upon the
Post Office Department of the United States large balances which have
to be paid in coin, Therefore :
Be it resolved 4 the Senau and Hose ofRepresentatives of the United
Postages tm &ctes of America in Congres assembled, That the Postmaster-General
abroad
obnotro- bole,
pa' n ii hereby, autborizd to
be,and
e-ue as may seem to him
o take sLZ1h measures
ed sPosunster. advisable to collect postages on letters from abroad, not prepaid, in order
General deem to avoid lose in the payment of such balances.
visable. AprOVBD, March 8, 1868.

MxmU 8,1M No. S.] A Rm man s Use of a Portion of u, A oy Sgav.m


ame for Detatift NeAstys Wadhagw .
Resoled by As Senate and Home of Reprsawice of td United
f &aw of -America in Conge awssmed That the Secretary of the In-
ome
ds"
home for destitu
newsboys, terior be, and he is hereby, authorized to grant to Professor Joseph Henry,.
Henry Beard, and J. W. Forney, as trustees, and their successors, the use
of a portion of the Judiciary Square, or Armory Square, in the city of
Washington, to erect thereon, free from charge to the United States, a
Provi,. suitable building for a" Home for destitute Newsboys:" Provided That
the some Can be done without prejudice to the public interests : Andpro-
botrbenes
Bdt. sb and all
taiming,that
to bevided removing shall
expensessaid be borneand
building, trustees in erecting, main-
said said
by that building shall be re-
removwd, when, moved whenever the Secretary of the Interior shall require the same to
At. be done.
Apftovm, March 8,1868.

Mar& 8,lm. [No. 87.] Jok Rsdotips to ek Or


t of t Unkd Sa Stear aM ositor"
.-for 09div
asa~derPnv kl istme PU
Resoved by the Sate and Home of Rep entatives of tas United
Crew of the Sas of Ameica in CongrWs asse 'That the proper accounting
Monitor" to be officers of the treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized, in
cometed lir
ces of tifr the accounts of the petty officers, seamen, and others of the crew of the
property. United States steamer "Monitor,* which was wrecked near Cape Hatteras,
on or about the thirtieth day of December, eighteen hundred and sixty.
two, to credit each of them with the amount of sixty dollars, to cover
their loins of bedding, clothing, and other property, occasioned by the
sinking of the said steamer.
. AppaOvxD, March 8, 1868.

Mach s,188. [No. 88.1 A Rfesadon in Rdaon t.Prty dvised to the Peopl of 46e &td & se
by aptai Vmih P.LMy de=881e
Preamble. Whereas, Uriah P. Levy, late a captain of the United States navy, died
in the city of New York, on the twenty-second day of March, eighteen
hundred and sixty-two, leaving a last will and testament, containing
Devise and be. the following provision, to wit: "I give, devise, and bequeath my
suet of Urah P- farm and estate of Monticello, in Virginia, formerly belonging to
of the Unitel President Thomas Jefferson, together with all the rest and residue
states, of my estate, real and personal or mixed, not hereby disposed of,
wherever or however situated, to the people of the United States, or
such persons as Congress shall appoint to reoeive it, and especially all
my real estate in the city of New York, in trust for the sole and only
fW .a l- purpose of establishing and maintaining at said farm of Monticello, in
tua schooL Virginia, an agricultural school, for the purpose of educating, as prac-

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THRTY-EVE]NTH CONGUESS. BEsS. IlL Re. 88. 1868. 881
teal famers, children of the warrant offiee[r] of the United States
navy whose fathers ar dead," subjeet to certain conditions therein
mentioned, Therefore: -
Res ed by the Senate and HoNo of Rpreqetativa of the Uited
&ages of America in ongrees assemble That the Attorney-Generl be Attorney n-
authorized and empowered to ascertain the facts in relation to the devise dto cetain
and bequest aforesaid, and report the same, with his opinion as to the t h
validity of the same, and such recommendations as he may think proper
to make in reference thereto to the next Congress.
APPnOVzD, March 8, 1868.

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LIST
or IMM

PRIVATE ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS

OF CONGRRSSP

Q01TAIUD I THI VOl,

STATUTE L-1859-60.

WkesB. HkWPemnf Aaetr theleof WlliaoB. e 8,Ma1860,


or. 4. ....................... ............................... 88
arlePw_ o, Paym,toAti aBRepra aiwf. Anactfor therealiefofthelegalrepre-
sentative of charles. earo 1eaaed. mareh 19,186, oh. ................ 8
M Ah msto, Pelr ta An act fm te relief of My . Castor. Apri 8, 1860, ch. 1... 888
BAisoet M. cuevium of Exouam**m an swstaeia, to be eAqvL An act or the relief of
Uzabet IL Voke, widow of M or Jm BL Cooks, fae arshal ofhe District of
Taues. Apil6, IMch. 14 ... .....................................884
Rom . Mwor, Aamw o to be du
an A&mo =a&. An acth fur e relief
of60Ioa representatve of Bee L Momr*s late postmster of the City of New
A,reeYokBeardl . Aril , M ,ew
of Qnsmmvb h 1 ...............................................
Mmems rdsm1jfie arntm 4qa*mmo.&ado..... S
5 Fm
TI,,VPt acs m te relief of the American Board ofm lssione
Ir Foreign M860 ons. Ap 11,1MO, oh. 16.............................8
nas FTle~am, Pa'm~tto cm &wdmynto Cbomdmmiow oflgm HaHo*a Elm An act for
the relief of Tmlle, ,. Ap 11, 1860, .... ...................... 8

lrmac
AnW forl t W ele fWLdii1%Wu widodwand ad = ltatlxof JohnkFrame, lateuof
theCit Yok.
ofNe 11 I0, ch. 18................................ SM
Wilem
a~mutto
Gsge, he.iuflfrClus idr C~tncLAn act forthe relef of William
Gele. Apri 11, 1860, . ..................................................... Ms
ejahmEaes, P to. An act f_ the reief
a Apil 11, 1860, oh. 2 ............ 88
Alice Bum,Pasimo, to. An act fir the relief of a Hunk widow o Thomas Hn Api
1 1860,TCL 21 ........................
................ ...... m
Jisa A*l. Pbgamwt to,Jr fishing Boinitie. An act for the relief of Kose Noble. April 11,
U86,coh. 2...........................................................88M
Geuri. r MOWjld LandE Warrnts to innv to Ewosors o. An act for the relief of the lea
representatives of Charles Porterield, deceased. Apri 11, 1860, cha. 28 ............ 886
CA~r. B~&efe, Paymn to,f~r &h o amio ".am AdMn." An act for the relie of.
Ciasner T. Soalfe, adminitao of Milbrt Staiker. Apit 11, 1860, chi. 24..........88M

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It I gT OF'THE RPIVATE ACTS OF CONGEMSS.
Pa,
re D. Taylor, Paon to. An set for the relief of Kate D. Taylor, widow of the. late Brevet
Captain Oliver H. P. Taylor. April 11, 1850, oh. 26 ...............................
C 887
Mwiao .Va//'o, Payjm t tofor Use of a Budng ,Sonoma, Chlinvia. An act for the re
of Mariano G. Vallejo. April 11, 1860, oh. 26 ...................................... 887
Frtanc&eHuhn, CWam qf,r Return fDu" to be a
cf it and Payment mad to. An act for te
relief of Francis Huttmann. April 18, 1880, oh. 28 ................................. 887
(ries Knap, Contratwitl my be mod("eS An at for the relief of Charles Knop. April 18,
1860, oh. 29 ..................................................................... 887
Tack TlfAan, Payment tor Lou by Abliti of a Cbo . An act for the relief of Tench
Tllghman. April 14 1860, ch. 80 ................................................ 887
Asgeina C. Bowman, PeBsc n to. An not for the lief of Angelina C. Bowman, widow of
Francis L. Bowman, late Captain United States army. April 19, 1880, oh. 82......... 888
Mark Eisha, Claim of,for Landi Louiiana qnfrnud. An Act for therellef of the heirs and
legal representatives of MArk Elisha. Ap 19, 1860, oh. 88 ......................... 888
Sler do Bonne and Clevalier do Rentigny. An act authorizing the courts to adjudicate the
claim of the legal representatives of the Sleur do Bonne and of the Chevalier de
Repentigny to certain land at the Sault Ste. Marie, in the State of Michigan. April 19,
1860, h. ..................................................................... 888
&manrt McGowan, Pnion to. An act for the relief of Stewart MdGowa=. May 8, 1860,
ch. 86 .. ............................................................ 889
Randit B. Macomb, Arabefa Rely and Anne M. Smitk Pensiosto. An act for the relief of Mrs.
Anne M. Smith, widow of the late Brevet Maor-General Peruelir F. Smith, Mrs.
Harriet B. Macomb, widow of Major.General Alexander Macomb, and Mrs. Arabella
Relly, widow of Brevet MajorGeneral Bennet Rolly. May 7,1860, oh. 88 ........... 889
A. . MitdkWl, Pamt to,for 7Wanorlton. An act for the relief of A. W Mitchell, late
Colonel of Ohio Volunteers in the Mexican war. May 9,1860, oh. 41 ................ 840
Madishon Swetetr )l'aymn to, or Sk&ppl ies luned the Soux )ians. An not for the relief of
Madison Sweotzer. My 9,1880, oh. 42 ........................................... 840
JAmes S. Douglas, Land Peat to ine in "oef. An act to authorlse the Isaand e of patents
In the name of James S. Douglas upon certain land. entries made at Chockehuma,
Mississippi. May 9, 1860, ch. 48 ................................................. 80
"lromLea, P adase.moaeyfor Land to be rejfmed to. An act for the relief of TIMA Leak.
May 9, 1860, ch. 44 ....................... , .......................... ;........... 840
iad W. Meade, Payment to, for bsstene. An aet for the relief of Richard W. Meade.
'" May.9, 1860, oh. 46 .......................................................... 841
,, .y,. Accu. o,, A Commiseiue,, w to ,ed,. An b r te relief of
George Stealey. Ma e. ..................................... 841
Di D. Porter, Payment to. An at for the relief of David D. Pote. May9, 1m o. 47.. 841
Ge.ug B. Bacon, to recee Pay as Purserin Seakemea of Ascum, An act for the relief of George
B. Bacon, late acting purser of the sloop-of-wir Portsmouth. May 2% 1860, cah62.... 841
ZimadEdward.W.
N. Lt, Pa toyfor22,
ymnt W;y
Kent. U 180
e b separa* Gol. An act hr ............
h 68 ............................... the rolef of 842

Smny, Ritmnse, Fang and CopnPrin fPI'iajDpsto i h to toei


reatued to. An act for therelief of Sweeny, Bittenhouse, Pant and Company. May
22,1860, oh. 64 ................................................................. 842
$amw A. West, Gwe M;loug., Birn,M0loug, and Charle Packryrast Rem AMs
Contract. An act for the relief of Samuel A. West, George MCulloug,.Hira% M4Cul-
lough, and Charles Pendergrast. May 2A 1860, ch. 5 .............................. 842
'Ann 4 Pjym t. An act for the relief of Ann Scott May 26,180, ch. 68 ............ 842
Aseat Hf. BMWot, Payment to, for Private Pro"~l wrok*I taken. Au act for the relief of Ase-
tath . Eflliott, widow of Captain Edward G. Ellott. May 26, 1860, o. .......... 842
Geye F. Brett, to etera i Land & nfeo" An st for the rlief of George N. Brot,
May 26, 1860, ch.68 ............................................................ 848
Aeea" Pienderqast,Payment to, as Watchmaa. An act for the rellef of Jeremiah Pqndrpst.
June 1, 1860, oh. 68 ............................. .. 84
Agatha O'Brien, Pam t to, of Sume due hter Hswband. An act for tse re of Mms Agatha
O'Brien, widow of Brevet Mjor . P. J. O'Brien, late of the United States army. June
1, 1860, ch.69 ............................................................... 84

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pape
Wetenew, Payqnen to R.prowenaA'es of. An act for th..ude of the leg representatives o
Wetonsaw, sa of Xames Conner. June 1, 1860, eh. 7 .............................. 848
27 wim ddah, , 4c., of, mynt certaim Landis MmL An aet to grnt the rightofpre-
emption to a certain tract of land in the State of Missouri to the heirs and legal repro-
sentatives of Thomas Maddin, deceased. June 1, 1860, ch. 71 ....................... 844
WWia P. Bwhq, Allwance to,for Personal Aiiuriea. An act for the relief of William P. Bow-
hay. June 1, 1860, clh. 72 .............................................. 844
Ma7 Jr. Haddam,Pensio to. An act for -he relief of Mary . Maddux. June 1, 1860, ch. 78. 845
Jane M. MOhxbb, Pament t- - -onnisionsdue her Husbmd. An act for the relief of Mrs.
Jane M. McCribb, widow of the late Captain John W. McCrabb, Assistant Quartermaster
United States army. June 1, 1880, cl. 74 ......................................... 84
WWene Tost, to have a Land Wwaat An act for the relief of Wendell Trout June 1, 1860,
ch 7............... .............. ..... . ................... 845
Boaxem Braggand Randa L. Gio a fr Landis Louisiana wnmd to. An act for the
relief of Braxton Bragg and RandL. Gibson. June 1, 1860, clh. 76 ................. 845
Noy. I Hai Pension to. An adt to grant a peson to May 1. Harris, widow of Colonel
Thomas L. Harr* deceased. JuTe 6, 186't, ch. 78 ................................. 84
AL GrturPget o i Dage for Breach,o Contract. An act for the relief of xL C.
=o ne.P= 11,1= ............... . ...................... . 8
Jedm scdt and oth,4 Jgest ag*a Reeased. An set for the relief of John Boots, Hill W.
Houes, and Samuel 0. House. June 7,1860, ch. 81 ................................ 846
WEa Zolepsc, Pa te Grandcldkrenof. An act for the relief of the surviving grand-
children of Coloe William Thompson, of the revolutionary army of South Carolna.
June 7,180, ch. 82 .............................................................. 846
Assone oft o etnBonLand Warrat meade vai and Patent, to issue. An act for
the relief of John W. Taylor and certaIn other assignees of priemption land loeations.
June 7, 186, eih. 88 ............................................................. 847
&wvudJ.HnaeyPaymvent t,.br Cattle An act for the reliefof Samuel J. Hensley. June9,
10, ch. 86......................... .. ........................ 847
Charles JaeassLannum, Pamet to. Anact for the relief of Charles James Lanman. June 9,
- 18 0, eh. 87 ..................................................................... 847
Andrew E. Mar"ha, Pension so. An act for the relief of Andrew E. Marshall. June 9,
186.0,.C 88 .................... .... ........... ............. 847
Addaide Adams, Pension la. An act granting a pension to Adelaide Adams, widow of Comman.
der George Adams, United States navy. June 9, 1860, ch. 89 ........................ 847
Alexander Montomer, Paymen ofAmount due under a Pension Certicate. An act for the relief of
the children and heirs of Alexander Montgomery. June 9,1860, oh. 90 ............... 848
Joins Dixon, Bou*k Land W~astto issue to. An act for the relief of John Dixon. June 9,
1860 oh. 91 ....... ...................... .................... 848
Bebs HTye,'Life-Pension to. An act for the relief of Beds Hayes, widow of Dudley Hayes, of
Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut June 9, 1860, ch. 92 ........................ 848
Webster S. &eek Life.Pension to. An act for the relief of Webster S. Steele. June 9,1880,
eh. 98 ............. ..............................................................848
Nathan Randal4 Lf fe-Pension to. An act granting an Invalid pension to Nathan Randall. June 9,
. 1860, oh. 94................................................ 84.............
'enF. Hunter. An aet granting a pension to Major John P. Hunter. June 9,1860, oh. 95.. 848
Guadalpv ehio de Aigudo, Payment to. An act for the relief of Guadalupe Estudmo de
Arguello, widow of Santiago de Arguello. June 9,1860, oh. 96...................... 849
O Arm'M* Bo a nd Warrant toiue toHeirsof. An at for the relief of the widow and
otheiheirs of William Higgins, deceased. June 9,1860, oh. 97 ...................... 849
srad "ns, Pyment to. An act for the relief of Israel Johnson. June 9,1860, h. 98 ...... 849
Shade Caleax Payment to. An act for the relief of Shade Calloway. June 9,1860, ch. 99.... 849
Deceased Yere, P _ayme to. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of five deeased
clerks In the Philadelphia Custom-House. June 9, 1860, cI. 100 ..................... 849
,lasses Lacej. An act granting a pension to James tacey, of Grainger County, Tennessee.
Jun e, 1860, ch. 101................... .......................... 860
Abraham Oum. An act ra ting a pension to Abraham Crum. June 9, 1860, h. 102 ........ 850
,mma A. Wood,t Li e.Pension to. An act for the relief of Emma A. Wood, widow of the late
BrevetMaor George W. F. Wood, of the United States armj. June 9,1860, ch. 108.. 850

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W. 'Y. li and others, Payonts to.An act for the relief of W.Y. H1as, the heirs of W. H.
Underwood, and the representatives of Samuel Rockwell. June 9, 1860, oh. 104 ...... 860
Go". &scerer, Ji*en againstreleased. An set for the relief of Gotlieb Soheerer. June 9,
1860, Oh. ... ........ . 861
Anthony SiA/ander, Land-Lide of vqoflrme4 and Patentto isme to. An act for the relief of Anthony
"chlander. June 9,-1860, oh. 106 ................................................. 861
,amns Phdan, Payment to. An act for the relief of James Phelan. June 9, 1860, oh. 107 ...... 851
Sylveser Day, Paymnt to Reprsentatives of. An act for the relief of the lefal representatives of
Sylvester Day, late a surgeon in the United States army. June 9, 1860, ch. 108 ....... 861
Fancis Gul , Land-laim ofHeirs ofconmed. An act for the relief of the heirs or legal rep-
resentatives 9f Francis Guiliory. June 9, 1860, ch. 109 .............................. 862
R. K Doebler,-Assignent of Land-wa to made vlid. An act for the relief of R. K Doebler.
June 9,1860, oh. 110 ............................................................. 862
Mart Burke and CAre 8. Winder,' Cedit of one hmdred do to be given to each. 'Aa act for
the relief of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Martin Burke, and Captain Charles S. Winder,
of the United States army. June 9, 1860, oh. 111 ................................... 82
iaes W. Brook, Lfe.Penion to. An act for the relief of Charles W. Brooks. June 9, 1880,
ch. 112 ......................................................................... 852
Pet Rogerson and Sb ,Paynen to. An act for the relief of Peter Rogerson and. Son, of St.
John's, Newfouddland, owners of the British Brig "Jessie." June 9, 1860, oh. 118.... 862
payment to Georgetown. An act to reimburse the Corporation of Georgetown, in the District of
Columbia, a sum of money advanced towards the construction of the Little Falls Bridge.
June 12, 1860, oh. 116 ............................................................ 858
GrandLodqe of Odd Feow. An act to Incorporate the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order
of Odd Fellows of the District of Columbia. June 12,1880, oh. 117 .................. 868
Smit and Hunt, Payment to. An act for the relief of Smith and Hunt, of Toledo, Ohio. June
12,1860, oh. 118 ..... "..:: ....................................................... 864
Valentine Wd*eim, Pension to. An act for the relief of Valentine WehrheiLm. June 12, 1860,
oh. 119 ........................................................................... 86
Washington's Manual Labor School. An act to dissolve the "Washington's Manual Labor School
and Male Orphan Asylum Society of the District of Columbia," and to authorize the
transfer of Itselfects to the ,"Columbia Institution fbr the lnstruction of the Deaf and
Dumb and the Blind." June 18, 1860, oh. 120 ..................................... 86
German Benevolent Swe. An act extending the charter Incorporating the German Benevolent
Society of Washington City, in the District of Columbia, approved July twenty-seventh,
eighteen hundred and forty-two. June 18,1860, oh. 121 ............................. 864
Phupect (t/ Clemetery. An act to Incorporate the Proprietors of Prospect Hill Cemetery.
June 18, 1860, oh. 122 .......................................................... 866
Mfaret Van Buskir/k Paym nt to. An act for the relief of Maryett Van Buskirk." June 18,
1860, ch. 128 ..................................................867
Geaw P. Marsh, Payment to. An act for the relief of George P. Marsh. June 18, 1860,
ch. 124 .......................................................................... 867
Francis Lavonture and Pierre gnon,Land-Tde/ of onjrmed. An act for the relief of Francis
Lavonture and Pierre Grignon. June 18, 1860, ch. 126 .............................. 867
Beaa Wri. An act granting an invalid pension to Berlab Wtighk~ of New York. June
18, 1 60, h. 126.................. .............................. 868
Erastus Huthins, Pension to. An act for the relief of Srasts Hutchins. June 18, 1860,
oh. 127 ..........................................................................868
National Gallry and Schoo of Arts. An act to incorporate the National Galery and School of
Arts, in the District of Columbia. June 16, 1860, ch. 129 ........................... 868
Frauds Dainese, Pamnt to. An act for the relief of Francis Dalnese. June 16, 1860, ch. 188 869
PaSment to Missionary Sie - Rd-ease of Land-Claim, '-c., in Orgon. An act for the relief of
the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. June 16, 1%0, oh. 148.... 860
An n Dart, -Pamentand Ldemntity to. An set for the relief of Anion Dart. June 16,1860,
oh. 146 ....................... .................................................. 86
SolomonWadswortLand-Ths cnfimed, and Patenttojie o. An sot for the relief of Solomon
Wadsworth. June 16, 1860, oh. 146 ................. *.............................. 860
John Brannan,P"yinetto,forExtma rvicesasL wi7 an in D toe fStat. An act for the
relief of JohBrannan. June 16, 1860, oh. 147 .................................... 860

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Pae
. W. aarke, Payment tofor Extra Svierie An act for the relief of . W. Clarke. June i,
. 841.
1860, h. ................................................................
Awid Mee, Pae to, f'iroan, -c., h Proem of Wa(Ir-Rofig Hom. An -,*
e Mn
for the relief of David Myorle. June 16, 1860, oh. 149 ............................. 161
Martha 1..Sanderson.
Sanderson.AnJune
act grantng
16, 1860,a oh.
pension to Martha Sanderson, widow of 1ajor Winslow
10..........................................861
James Alexander. An act granting a pension to James Alexander, an invalid soldier of the war
of eighteen hundred and twelve. June 16, 1860, ch. 151 ............................. 861
,.& Crump, Payment to; for Expenses nd Serices. An act forthe relief of J.R. Crump. June
16, 1860, ch. 152' .................................... 861
Anton L.C.Portman, Pav,,t to, as Dutch lItewpeter. An sot for the relief of Anton L. C.
Portman. June 16,1860, oh. 158 ................................................ So1
.o7d M.Sith, Payment to, as Disbursing Penao Aged. An act for the relief of Joel 1 . Smith.
June 16, 1860, oh. 154 .......................................................... 862
Besjamin Sagre, Pa t to, in Jidt under Contract. An act for the relief of Benjamin Sayre
June 16, 186 , oh. 15 .......................................................... 82
7 omas R. Livingson, Payment to. An act for the relief of Thomas R.Livingston. Jque 18,
o 1860, ch. 166 .................................................................. 62
Eside Jones. An act granting an invalid pension to Ezekiel Jones. June 19, 1860, oh. 169... 802
Josia Atins, Bonn Land-Warrant to issue to. An act for the relief of JosihAtkins, of Oio.
June 19, 1860, oh. 160 .................................................... , ....... 862
Eas Washion LibraryAssation. An act to incorporate the East Wvshington -bAry4sso.
ciation. June 19, 1860,'oh. 161 ..................................... 868
,aimd H. Taylor, Payment to. An act 'for the relief of Samuel H. Taylor. Junq 21, 186, .
oh. 168 ...................................................................88
'" M. Cay, Payment to. An act for the relief of Cassius IL Clay. June 21,1060, ch. 169 86U
CarlesH. Mas, Pamnwt to. An act for the relief of the heirs or legal representatives of 4he
estate of Charles HlMason. June 21, 1860, ch. 170 ............................... 8o
Aw#ae Whitaeiad,Pension to. An act for the relief of Margaret Widtehea .. une 21,1860,.
ch. 171 ............................................................... . .......
Eben S. Hanscomb, m ente" uat Sion of Lad, 4-. An sot #o the rlf of E n 5. .ans.
comb. June 21, 1860, ch. 172 ..............................................I....... am
iPhlip B. Holme and Wiianm Pe&r, Payment to,Jbr Use of nmenti'. An act fot the relief of
Philip B. Holmes and William Pedrich. June 1, 860, ch. 178 ................ 1W
Poay andAf ,Ts, Accounts of,to be ajusted. An act *b the rei of Pesy and Aylif. .June
21, 1860, eh.174 ........................................ . ...... ...... 'r .
Emilie G. ones and Nancy M. Johson, Payment to. An act for the relief of 2nile 0.Jones,
executrix of Thomas P. Jones, deceased, and Nancy K. Johnson, adminisralrx .f..
Walter R. Johnson, deoeased. June 21,1860, oh. 176 .................... .'. 84.
£2aimcejW. Jier, Pension to. An act for the relief of Chauncey W. Puller. June 21,1880,.
h. 176 ................................................................. M&
Private Land ds inM-souri. An hot to confirm certain private land claims in tle.8 )p.
Missouri. June 21, 1860, oh. 177 ................................................ 66
Private Land Clais in Musouri. An act to repeal the second section and other portions of an
act paved the second day of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-elpht, entitled "An act to
provide for the location of certain onfirmed private land claims In the State of Missouri,
and for other purpse.", June 21, 1860, ch. 178 ............................ 86
Pat Hurn,Middgan. An act to grant to the city of Port Huron, Michigan, a part of the mil'.'
tary reservation of Fort Gratiot, for the enlargement of the city cemetery at that place.
June 22, 1860, ch. 182 .......................................................... 867
Cal Sto e. mpaAccou to be examnd and adij,,ge An act for the relief of the Call
fornlaStageComipany. June 22, 1860, ch. 191......... ,................... 867
William Ndson, Aomance to. An act for the relief of William Nelso. June 22, 1860, ch. 19*. 887
Robert Jokton,.m locate Bonity Land Warrants. An act for the relief of Robert Johnston.
June 22, 180,oh. 198 ............................................................ 867'
Edard Ely. An sot to authorize the settlement of the accounts of Edward Ely, deesed, lat
consul of the United States at Bombay, on principles of justice and equity. June 22,
1860, oh. 194 ...................................................................sos

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M P c, Pe to. An act the relief Mary Prew G .
June 1860, 19 .................................. .........................
David Waldo, Payment to An act for the relief of David Waldo. June 22,1860, ch. 196 .. ,.. 869
Wlvester Gre, Prmpton Land Claim oqfMe. An act for the relif of Sylvester Gray.
June , 1860, oh. 197 ............................................................ 869
Wiiam A. WiWlr, Oedit to be given to. An act for the relief of Lieutenant William A. Winder,
of the United States army. June22 M860,oh. 198 ................................. 869
Skierock andMShrly. An act amendatory of an act approved June fourteenth, eighteen hundred
and fifty.eight, for the relief of Sherlock and Shirley. June 22, 1860, ch. 199 .......... 869
Anne W. An.gw, Payment to. An act for the relief of Mrs. A. W. Angus, widow of the late
Captain Samuel Angue, United State. navy. June 28, 1860, ch. 206 ................. 70
,hldon Moenight, Payment to. An act for the relief of Sheldon McKnight. June 28, 1860,
ch. 207 ......................................................................... 870
Wa* B. Subrick, Alowance to, in &Sent of Accomet. An act for the relief of William B.
Shubriok. June 28, 1860, oh. 208 ................................................. 870
A Geoge Sger, Paymen to. An act for the relief of E. George Squier, of New York. June
28, 1o 0, oh. 2D9 ................................................................. 870
EU W. ejPaymentto. An act for the relief of El W. Gof. June 24,1860, ch. 210 ....... 871
Isaae. Sm/a Payment to. An act for the relief of Isaac 8. Smith, of Syracuse, New York.
Jue,2s, 1860, ch. 215 ............................................................ 871
ZlrbeM %fth, Land Wanant to inue to. An act for the relief of Elizabeth Smith, of Cobe
Co nt , Tennessee June 26, 1860, oh. 216 ........................................ 871
PelriA ofPoint Cbupe. An act to grant to the parish of Point Coupee, Louisiana, certain tracts
of land tn sadparsh. June 25, 1860, h. 214 ...................................... 871

PRIVATE RESOLUTIONS.
111. 8.] H. J. Hwtene to Ae Aowaei n Account. For the relief of Commander . J. Hart-
stene, of the United States navy. March 27, 1860 .................................. 872
[No. 8. . Rihar, Compensation to. A resolution for the compesation of Rev.
Pk R. Richards, late chaplain to the United States Penitentiary in the Distriet of
Columbia. April 19, 1860 ........................................................ 872
[No. 10.] .TolaA. Tot, _Paynw" to Repwentaties of. A resolution for the relief of the legal
representatives of John A. Fros; deceased. May 9, 1860 ........................... 872
[No. 11.1 Toaas . Wae, Payment to. Joint resolution for the relief of Thomas 0. Ware.
S ay 16, ................................................................... 872
[No. 18.] A. M. F yf,Afiowance to, in Settiement of Account. A resolution for the relief of
A. M. Fridley, late agent for the Winnebago Indiana. May 25, 1860 ................. 878
[No. 14.1 George ruler,Accomtsof, toe sedle. Aresolutionrekltngtotheclaim of George
Fisher, late of Florida, deoeae. June 1, 1860 ..................................... 878
[No. 1. ohn . Bartlett Accounts of, to be saed. A resolution authorizing the settlement ox
the accounts of John I. Bartlett, late' commissioner of the United States to run and
mark the boundary line between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes.
June , 1860 ................................................................... 878
[No. 16.] H " Wood. Joint resolution for the relief of Henry Woods. June 9, 1860 .... 874
[No. 17.1 John T. Roberts;on. Joint resolution for the relief of John T. Robertson, of Vir-
ginia. June 9, 1860 ............................................................. 874
[No. 21.1 &teuart W. Meon. A resolution to correct a clerical error hi the act approved
May four, eighteen hundred and sixty, "for the relief of Stewart McGowan. June 1S,
1860 . ......................... 874
[No. 22:1 WM H. Do Gret. Joint resolution for the relief of William 3. De Groot.
June 15, 18 0 .......... ........................................................ 874
[No. 28.] Arthmr Edmwa and O , A resolution for the relief of Arthur Edwards and his
associates. June 22, I ........................................................ 876
Alf. 24.] Avmeu S. B ldwin. A resolution for therestoration of Lieutenant Augustus S.
wln to the active list, from the lcave-oftabssnce list of the navy. June 22, 1860.... 876

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STATUTE IL-1860-61.
Pare
William A. Lisa;, XJudgm etobe sat*%ud - An act for the relief of William A.
against Swtof,
Lina's estate. December 2 ,1860, ch.4 ........................................... 877
Goae _ Hartsu, P entto,.frPblc Mom ag lod by Acident. An act for the relief of Lieu.
tean
e auffUnited States army. January 6,1861, oh. 6 ............... 87?
Eit A. Mehmt, fPensio to. An set for the relief of Mrs. Elza A Merchant? widow of
the late First Lieutenant and Brevet Captain Charles G. Merchant, of the United States
army. January 6, 1861, ch.7..................................................... 878
Aerodah Pend *.Lib Penion o. An act for the relief of Jeremiah Pendorast of the Dis-
Wlct of uolumbia. January 16, 1861, oh. & ........................................
.David C. Broerai, Assignesaf, to receive his Pay and &aay.An act for the relief of the assignee
of the Honorable David C. Broderick, desesede. January 16, 1861, oh. 9 ..........878
Richd 0. Martin, PayndtjrkDqot . AnactfortherelieofRiohardC. Man. Jan-
uary 16, 1861, eh. 10 .............................................................. 878
Frnkix Tbrny, January
Torrey. Dupicaste Car at ofLea to be isesed to. An act for the relief of larankli 8
19, 1861, ch . 12............................................... 878
Sanue It FranHin, to be alloed Payof Prser.i An act far the relief of Samuel . Franklin.
January 28,1861, ch. 18 .......................................................... 879
0. P. D. NWAia, Fr'Deric Dde, PaeaP Mail &=nm uip Clopam, Payment . An act
for the relief of 0. F. D. Fairbanks, Frederick Dodge, and the Pacifio Mall Steamship
Company. January 28, 1861, ch. 14 ............................................... 879
Bw&umin Alrord, to be credited or Puoi None o by Accident. An act for the relief of Major
Bejamin Alvard, paymaster United States army. January 28, 181, oh. 16 ......... 879
M&AI and Rammelu ,B and Von Pu, £Yims of,to be paid. An act direeting the Seore-
tary of the Interior to liquidate the accounts o t Mlitchell and Bammelsburg, and Baker
and Yon Phul. January 28,1861, oh. 16 .......................................... 879
Qjauais X. A. Capnus, Payment to Cidren of. An act for the relief of the children of the lat
* Captain N. A. Capron. January 2, 1861, oh. 17 ................................... 880
Z PaeRes. An act grantingapenslon toBHL Reeves. January26,1861, eh. 18 .......... 880
Hospiad Squars, Baa Froomcisc, ?!tl to LatesnuberedjIve and six in An act to authorize the in-
stitution of a suit against the United States to tet the title to lots numbers Sve and sir,
in the Hospital SquaM In San Fmncisco. Janary 26, 1861, oh. 19 ................ 880
David V. WlAWivPaynaoatto jar Serri=e as lunslator. An act for the relief of David V.
Whiting. January 9, 1861, 21................................................ 881
2h.
Robert A. MaWw, Aurmn q/ Chad. W. sh, = toof Pr of Land.En sn can-
celle. An act for the relief of Robert A. ws. snuary ,1861, e& ........ 881
Danie Davis. An act anthorizing the Semtay of the Interior to ssue alnd-warrant to Daniel
Davis. January 29,1861, oh. 28.................................................. 881
Sampson &,udmet aga , z . An act for the relle of Sampson Stanfil. January
81, 1861, h. 4 ................................................................. 881
Alexandria, Leudmis, and Hamepshire Railroad. An act to authorize the extension and use of a
branch of the Aeadrha Loudoun, and Hampshire railroad, within the City of George.
town. February 6, 181, ch ................................................... 882
Wiliam G. Bernard. An act granting an increase of pension to William G. Bernard, late a
soldier in the United States army. February 6,1861,eh.'25 ......................... 882
Gabri.. Unson, LandR nmt of, i i3sso'-i, oqmjbed. An act for the benefit of Gabriel J.
Tohnbson. February 6, oh. 27 ............................................... 882
c861,
F. M. Beucamp and Be D. Townts APqR v Bod of, to de Unite ,a, o tbepd. An
aet fr the relief of F. M. Beanchamp and Betsy D. Townsend. February 6, 1861,
ch. 2&................. .............................. ....................... 888
Mary K. Gurie, Pen s o. An act for the relief of Mary K. futbrie, widow of Presley N.
Guthrle. February 8, 181, oh. 81 ................................................ 888
NewMee, wPaymentte. AnactfortherelefofMosesMeeker. February 8,l61, ch. 82.. 888
4drWc H P4ler,PMJent t. An at for the relief of Aaron H. Palmer. February 18,1861,

Gre" Pati. An act ranting a lension to Gregory Patti. February 18, 1861, oh. 8 ...... 884
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Pae
Par =o . Matthew's Chw, sma salainLandf i Washingtn An act for the relief of the
P of St. Matthew's Church, of the City of Washington. February 16, 1861,
ch 6.......... .............. I............... 884
JodW Peebles, Payment to. An.act for the relief of John Peebles. February 18, 1861, oh. 89... 884
Towed Harris, &c, Payment to. An act for the relief of Townsend Harris, or his heirs, or
legal representatives. February 18, 1861, oh. 40.................................... 884
Wilam Owing, Payment to. An act for the relief of William Cowing. February 18, 1861,
ch. 41 ............... ........... ........... ........... ........... 884
Radl Pqg3, Payment to. An act for the relief of Randall Pegg. February 19, 1861, h. 48.. 885
Laura 0. Humber, Pnsin to: An act for the relief of Laura C. Humber, widow of Charles H.
Humber. February 20, 1861, oh. 48 ...............................................
JTames Snith,.Penionto. An act for the relief of James Smith. February 20, 1861, h. 47 .... 885
Anne D. Reeves, Pnsien to. An act for the relief of Annie D. Reeves. February 20, 1881,
ch. 48 .......................................................................... 886
Sad B. Green, Fnes nder Mail-Cntrat to be maled. An act for the relief of Samuel S,
Green. February 28, 1861, oh. 60 ................................................ 885
James By j-Pension to. An act for the relief of Jaines Floyd. Febru 28, 1861,
ch. 1 ........................................................................... 8e
Marh Walba Life.Pensio to. An act for the relief of Mary Walbach, widow of the late
Brevet Brigadler.General John Do B. Walbach, of the United States army. February
28, 1861, oh. 52 .................................................................. 888
And Sppadin, Pament to, Jo Disburaemente as Pension Agent. An act for the relief of Azel
Spalding. ebruary 28, 1861, ch. 58 .............................................. 886
Akxander V - er, -Payment to, for Raan. An at for the relief of Captain Alexander V.
Frazer. February 28, 1861, oh. 84 ................................................ 886
SamuelPd, , Payment tofor Freht. An ac for" the relief of Samuel Perry. February 28,
1881, oh 0 ..................................................................... 886
om's Chittenden, nald Pension to. An at for the relief of Thomas Chlttenden. February
28, 1801, oh. 62 ................................................................... 887
Coal d Bar, P to, f r i An act for the relief of Messrs. Coale and
Bar1.r 186!, ch. 68 ..................................................... 887
Augusta. H. Evans, Payment to, as Cs An act for the relief of Augustus H. Evans. March
1, 1861, ch. " ................................................................... 887
P, hp/ain.
usC An at ranting a pension to Prentis Champlain. March 1,861, oh. 65.. 887
PrvateLand Clam, in Bn Mexio. An act to confirm a certain private land claim In the Ter-
ritory of New Mexico. March 1, 1861, ch. 8 ..................................... 887
Greenbur M. Watkins, to have Patentfor a Quter Section of Land in Kansas. An act for the
re-lef of Greenbury M. Wat-ns, of Montgomery County, Maryland. March 1, 1861,
ch. 67 ................................................. ........................ 888
Richard= C" e,Aaigee efHorace P. Rs, Paymentto. An atfor the relief of Richard Cheneq.
Marh 1861, ch. 89 ............................................................ 888
Wiiam &tn, nvalid Pension to. An act for the relief of William Sutton. March 2, 1861,
Ch. 90 .......................................................88
Jan Yates. An act granting a pension to Jane Yates. Marh 2, 1861, oh. 91 ........... 888
Ckale Appktan. An act granting an invalid pension to Charles Appleton. March 2, 1861,
chf
........ I.................................................... 888
Ad,. Y. &w, Payment t,,r Srview o reovefir a MaiL An act for the relief of John Y.
SewelL March % (861, oh. 98 ................................................... 889
Mfaq Ann Baae., Naa Pension to. An act for the relief of Mrs. Mary Ann Henry. March ,
1881, ch. 94 ..................................................................... 889
Sm Do ir and Jose //artbi, rdeasedfrom cerin Penaties and Forfetue. An act for
the relief of Simon Do Visser and Jose Villarubla, of New Orleans. March 2, 1861,
c. 9 ...................................................................... 889
'.ro H. Wheeer, Paynt to, for Losss and Expendstures. An ac for the relief of John H.
Wheeler. March 2,1861, oh. 96.................................................. 889
aerine M Rus , Paein to. An act for the relief of Katherine K. Russell. March 2,1861,
oh. 97........................................................................... 89
Les Comb and-RobevfE. Gittendes, rdelsdfrtr.uegmentagainst them aas-rties. An act for

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Pays
the relief of Leslie Combs and Robert H. Crittenden, sureties of the late A. X. Mitchell,
Purser in the United States navy. March %1861, ch. 98............................ 890
Eli= B. Mills, Panent to, Service. renderedbyher Husbd, since deceased. An act for the
,iw
relief of Ehiua B. Mils, widow of Robert Mils. March 2, 1861, h. 99........... 890
H"R=--o,Dudae wrnegly assessed and paid. An act for the relief of Henry
Rie rh 2, 1 1.1,chi. 100............................................. 890
Elm N. Plmptom. An act granting a pension to Eliza M. Plympton. March , 1861, ch. 101. 890
Blaumnt Colkr Associaon. An at to enable the-trustees of the Bluemont College to preipt
a certain quarter section of land, and for other purposes. March 2, 1861, oh. 10 ... 91
TaylorDwAe, Paamentto, as aerk of Cmurt. An act for the relief of Taylor ]Dudley, of Min-
nesots. March %1861, ch.408............................................. 891
&ane Lands inJackson Coum, liois. An act for the confirmation of the title to the saline
lands in Jackson County, State of Illinos, to D. H. Brush, and others. March 2,1861,
ch. 104............................................ ............................. 891
Tomnas G. Gbin, Payment to. An act for the relief of Thomas G. Corbin. March 2,1861,
oh. 10& .............................................. .......................... 89
Daid B. Hbard, Paymet forlZsport t of e ail. An act for the relief of Daniel B.
Hibbard. March 2, 1861, ch. 106 .................................................. 892
Lewis WaTn , Accous of,ho to be sed. An act for thq relief of Lewis Warrington, Pay.
master, United States navy. March 2, 1861, ch. 107 ................................ 898
Thams J.Page,suspeded Items in Accounts ofas Puse, to be allowed. An act for the relief of
Commander Thomas J. Page, United States navy. March 2, 1861, oh. 108 .......... 898
Boatkaday and Liggeft, Paymen of Dam as to. An act for the relief of Hockaday and Liggett
ch. 109 .......................................................................... 898

PRIVATE RW8OLUTIONS.
[No. 8j bAnG. Cbr, tohavePa of Pusr. 4L resolution for the relif of ieutant John
.Carter. J.anuary 28,186L .................................................... 894
[No. 4.1 Crus H. Mormick Joint resolution extending the time for taking testimony on
the application of Cyrus H. McCormiek for the extension of his patent. Februa 9,
I1 ............................................................................ 894
[No. 6.1 Duvl and Broer, Paymeat to, as sipe of R.A. Davidge. Joint resolution fa the
benefit of Davall and Brothers. February 18, 1861 ................................. 894
iNo. 7.]Robet Slocko Joint resolution directing the accounting officers ofthe tury to
settle the accounts of the late Robert Stockton, Quartermaster, and so forth. Februr
16, 1861 ......................................................................... 894
INO.8.1 oAn Randolph Chy. Joint resolution authorizing the proper accounting officers of
the treasury to revise and adjust the account of John Randolph Clay, United States
Minister to Pea. February 20, 1861 ............. ..................... 89
[No. 10.] William H. De Gro&. A reolution to repeal the joint resolution approved June fif.
teenth, eighteen hundred and sixty, for the relief of William H. De Groot. February
21, 1861 ........................................................................ 9
No. 19.] George Euer. Joint resolution repealing &resolution relating to the claim of George
Fisher, late of Florida, deceased, approved June one, eighteen hundred and sixty.
March 2, 1861 .................................................................. 895
[No. 20. George H.Giddinqs, Paymen k/b,-cai de Mail. Joint resolution for the beneit
of George H. Giddina .......................................................... 895

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STATUTE L-1961.
Page
SloepefWar Lew~nt. An act for the relief of the widows and orphans of the officers, seamen.
and marines of the United States sloop-of-war Levant, and for other purposes. July 2A,
1861, ch. 14......................................... . . ................... 897
Musicin and Solers at Fort Samter. An act for the relief of certain musicians and soldiers
stationed at Fort Sumter, in South Carolina. July 24, 1861, ch. 15 ................... 898
Vdolaters,ft wit Date to receive Pay. An act for the relief of the Ohio and other volunteers.
July 24, 1861, eh. 16 .......................................................... 898
IWea, *4y Seame, . An act to authorize the issue of a register to the steamer "Estela."
J y, c . 2 ............................................................. 898
JoA . M(cCbeme/ Accouna f to be adjud. An act for the relief of John . McConnell.
August 8, 1881, ch. 48 .......................................................... 898
Certain Volunte in Iaryland Payment of. An act tiuthorizing the Secretary of War to pay
the volunteers, who, under the command of Charles W. White, and by order of Brig.
adler-General T. A. Morris, enlisted to protect the railroad bridges and other property
in the vicinity of Oakland, Alleghlny County, Maryland. August 6, 1861, oh. 67...... 899
(. W. Ardd, 0hade & Wilei, and Hery N", Pe t to. An act to provide for the pay-
mert of Arnold and Willett, for bread, and Henry North, for wood, supplied to the
United States volunteers in Maryland. August 6, 1881, oh. 68 ....................... 899

PRIVATE RESOLUTION.
[No. 4.1 tpen A. Dougla, Widow of. A resolution to pay to the widow of the late Stephen
Douglas the amount due him as a Senator as the time of his death August 6, 1861 900

STATUTE IL-1861-82.

21s Sait Perthhi, Palmient to Omw fir detnti of. An aot for the relief of the owner of the
~ritJsh ship Pethhre, January 17, 1882, o ................................... 901
Willim Y. Strong,P,mwuto. An act fqr the reliefof William Y. Strong. January 81,1862,
oh. 16 .......................................................................... 901
Phlp Sipr d-Co:,CVetb ,c esbgfta toheieued to. Anact for the relief of Philip Speyer &
Co. of bhe city of New ork. Febraary18,180 ,ch.20 ............................ 901
Z. B. CmaPPm , tri, S c An act for the relief of z. B.
C'ely, latserety of legatiou at Lfa, Peru. .Mfarch 14, 1882, ch. 42......... 902
Pedro £Iaboa. An act to authorize the district court of the United States for the northern
district of California to hear and determine upon its merits the claim of Pedro Chaboys.
to a certain tract of land In Californl, cealled LA Posa San Juan Bautista. Apr 25.
1862, ch. 0 ..................................................................... 902
2%#e Bark "1Jwyme Lovnixes,'" DamageeftrualauofidSeizur of An act for the relief of the own-
ers, officers, and crew of the Danish bark "Jorgen Lorentzen. April 26, 1862, oh. 61. 902
J eHuaman, Rep to, *D%_ie 0'4, al i. An act for the relief of Francis Hut-
man. May 1, 862 el ....................................................... 908
SyVesteor Ciooks, 23-ansport0aaodgiven by, to be cancele. An act for the relief of Sylvester

ers, offiers, and ew of the Spanih hark "Providencla. Ma 12., 1882. ch. .. 908
v,'g, Payeet,f
M' S,rlefofJohn or Designs, iv Woseo. An act for the
d-o., foPubl 6............................90S
,uidig a
May 18, 182,...........
kirvg. ch.
F. R aef.rt ost Pay end E
&ee &olnAn4Wal atof.for the relief of leutnat-Colonel
Charles . Ruff of the United States army. May 17, 1862, h. 74 .................... 904

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Pars
Rober Smog aad oets.Haflf Ase
eTeof Stae Planter" to be apportonedang. .An
act tbr the benefit of Robert Saiand other. y 80, 186 W87 ................. 904
JAk G46 Pdan"Ex of Patnt. An act tbr the relief of John Gould- got
, y Ot82,,h.8 ........................................................
Horam m. mlawed, to be creditd a owirsi Goods ost. An act for the relief of Horaes 3L ies-
kell,a paymaster iothe United States Navy. May 80, 1862, 89.................. 905
Robot Bret. An act fbr the reciprocal extinguishment of certain claim between the United
States and the representatives of Robert Brent, deceased. June 11,1862, oh. 100 . 905
Ulpsw S. Grant, Allow4 o by Z to be made to, in stitg Accommi. An act for the
relief of Lieutenant lyses S.Grant. Jmae 17, 1862, ch. 106 ........................ 906
Oliver Specer Wood, Acment f, & be settled oif, ad Allowance md An act for the relief
of Oliver Spencer Wood. June 17, 1862, oh. 107 ................................... 905
Edward Hars, Paymet to Widow of An act for the relief of Rose M. Hart., widow of Bdward
Haste. June 19, 186, ch. 118................................................... 906
Sfeesby BWriogo Washint =~tnw Pyma t, to., An act for the relief of the suf-
forera by the burning of the Washington Inflrmazy on the night of November 8, 1861.
June 19, 1862, ch. 114 ........................................................... 906
Frwan Paudig,Payment toofE of aw-Sui. An act for the relief of Commodore Hiram
Paulding. June 20, 1882, oh. ........................................ 06
Bane Y. She, Pmeynt to. An act to pay B. Y. Shelley for his claim and improvements
taken fom hmy the Oaha reservation inthe Territory of Nebrask. June 20, 186
eh. 118 ...................................................... 906
Lawrence P. N. Landrum. An act granting a pesion to Lawrence P. N. Landrum, of Taylor
County, Kentucky. July 2, 182, ch. 191 .......................................... 907
PaaaRi~od fy Payment to,f- Transpwtato. Anact for the relief of the president
and directo of te Panama Railroad Company. July 2,1862, ch. 182 ............... 907
JX T. Ny.%Paymant to,for Horse, tc.,for 21onty~dgha Conres, and Damae fr deternnV a
L se An act for the relief of J .W. Nye. July , 1862, ch. 186 .................... 907
Josep G. Totten, Parmn to. An act for the relief of Brigadier-General Joseph G. Totten.
July 5, 186, Ch. 19 . .... ...................................... 908
D. G. YarrtPayentto. Anaetfor therelef ofD. G. Frrage. Julyll,182,eh. 152.. 908
Lain Abut Byrne, Pw to. An act for the relief of Loui Abert Byrn. uly 11,1862,
eh. 153 ................ ......................................................... M
FannyMactier Sailh Pedion to. An act for the relief of Fanny Mactier Smith. July 12, 1862,
ch. 1 2 ....................................................... ................. 908
Hug& H. Howard. An act ratin an invalid pension to Hugh H. Howard, of Hocklngpor,
State of Ohio. Jul14, 1882, ch. 176 ............................................. 908
Robert M. Evan, Accounts of to he adjustaL An act for the relie of Robert XL Brans. July 16,
1862, ch 191 ................................................................... 909
Eiee Bernot. Geore Somervile Norris. An acd to confirm and establish a patent heretofore
granted o Etenne Bernot, dated July twenty-four, eighteen hundred and a* and to
sece to George Somervilie Norris, the assignee of said patent, the benest of the full
term for which.said patent wa granted. July 16,1862, h. 192 ...................... 909
MargaretBa4 An act to secure one mouth's pay and pension to Maa iey, widow of
George .3.Bailey, Lieutenant-Colonel in the Ninth Regiment of Vignia Volunteers.
July 16, 1862, ch. 198 ............................................................ 909
.Tone N. Muer,Acoumns to be set and Paymet made to. An act for the relif of James N.
Mutter, supervising inspector of steamboats fbr the third supervising dis'rlt. July 16,
18, .ch.
194.................................................. 910

PRIVATE RESOLUTIONS.
No. 17. WMam H. Nole, Pagimt to, as Supeintedent of Wagon Ra, A reolution for the
relief of William IL Noble. March 8, 1862 ....................................... 911
No. 81. MarA 0. Robe&t. A resolution in reation to the claim ofMarsbd 0. Roberts for the.
los of the steamer "Star of the We." May 2, 1862 .......................... 911
No. 88. 71omas B. Graham A resoltin to confim the opinion of the eourt of elalms adverse
tothelamof Thomas B. Grahm. May 21, I ....... ................... 911
No.45. 0. J. Jenh and W. W. Mann. Joint Meol n te oanfigm the advem &eisien or

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LIST 'OFTHE PRIVATE Aal'!sfOO! 'CONGRESS.
Pase
the court of laims Inthe ease of C. Jeakis and W. W. Man, assignees ofJohn Mo.
Kinule. July 11,1862 ... .................................................... 911
No. 46. RichaI Iry, Tnwte Joint.resolutdon to confirm the adverse decision of the court of
elain In the cue of Richard Irvin, trustee of the Mechanic.' Bank, New York. July
11, 1862 ......................................................................... 912
No. Ex of Lemis WwrbWn
,utos and OdO1. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse de-
cion of the court of elaims in the case of the executors of Lewis Warulngton and others.
July 11,1862 .................................................................... 912
No. 48. Ahraham XMb. Joint resolution to oonfirm the adverse decision of the tours of claims
in the case of Abraham King, administrator of John Mandeville. July 11, 1862 ....... 912
No. 49. Dennis Orwrans. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the court of claims
inthe case of Dennis Cronans. July 11,1862 ...................................... 912
No. 60. T.8.J.Jolm . Joint resolution to confirm the adverse deciion oftho court of claims
lnthecaseof T. . J. Johnson. July 11, 1862 ................................ ..... 912

STATUTE m.- 1862-68.

ile Br4 "J-Maset MarW' An act 1br the relief of the ownem of the Fn brig "Jules et
Marie." December 1, 186%, h. .......... ,............. 918
hade ito cseis of the VhWit Sates in Ddauxe. An aet to ihdemnify ertain citisens of the
United States, residing n the State of Delaware, for expenses incured by them in de.
fenceof the United tes. January 7, 1868, ch. 8 ..... ........ ............ 918
Ada a.A fMote, Consson as A' &wy fn. I
ae for the relief of Johnb
Motley, January 28, 1868, eli. 12 ................................................. 914
Wi//iam B. Shomhook andothsr, edit allowed to. An a r the reliefof William B. Snowhook
and others. January 8, 1868, ch. 15 ................... 914
&oca G. 5 ,o, Alowane, to, flrMoneg sal. An aetr the rel of th legal represent-
tives of Seneca G.Simmons. January 81,1868, ch.16 .............................. 914
Watsm Freemen, Aowunee.tp, f Repairs of &urb.-6e.An act to provide for the payment of
expenses Incurred by the marshal of Boston for repairs to the United States court-
house. February 8,1868, ch. IS .................................................. 914
StA ut, Rdiqf of eieu ef. An act to authotize the court of claims of the United
States to hear and determine the claim of the heis of Stephen Johnston, deceased.
February 9, 1868, ch. 80 .......................... %.............................. 916
hee Vde _,Aloance to in Setm f Amuts. An act for the relief of Iaw Vander.
pool. February 10,168, ch. 81 ................................................... 916
Nrwegian Bark " AdkWl P. Tdso," Damage-fir Deiwsn of. An act for the relief of
the owners of the Norwegian bark "Admiral P. Terdeusklol. February 14. 1868,
ch. 86 ..................................... . . ........................... 916
Repnxt of Tonnage Daes waqiy emeceL An act for the relief of Joseph W. Dyer, Am
L. Dyer, and William W; Dyer. February 18,1868, eh. 88......................... 917
Ogrus 011%and Surtis releasedfron Lulity on caftai Mal? Mtwis. An at for the relief
of Vyrus Clapp and his guarantors or suretls. February 18,1868, oh. 89 ............ 917
Adan Ckeau#A, Payment to. An act f r the relief of John Cradlebaugh. Iebruary 18,1868,
ch.40 ................. ..................... ................................... 917
ightiagae," Paymnt to same of td Crew of As B74.' An at for the relief of certain of the
crew of the ship "Night.igale." February 19, 1868, oh. 41. ........................ 917
Igats C. Matting, Alnoancs to, in Acounts. An act for the relief of Ignatlus C. 3attingly,
postmaster at Bardaqwn, Kentucky. February 19, 1868, oh. 42..................... 917
• ox and Eanud Ba4ae reeasedfrom ZLait Mm a Forie RaX9IsGce. An act fbr
he benefit of Simon and Emanuel Bamberger. February 2,1868, ch. 48 ............. 918
.T*spA Paddock, Payment to. An act for the relief of Colonel Joseph Paddock. February d,
1868, oh. 67 ..................................................................... 918
Herm T vk, Invalid Peasion to. An act for the relief of Lieutenant Herman Tuerok Feb.
ruary 26,1868,ch. 62 ............................................................. 918
Haam Grahaa, P to, r Exu &rske. An act for the relief of Hannibal Graham,
3februry 2 5,=16, eh. 46&........................................................ 918

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page
Emma L. Fller, PewsieW to. An act for the relief of Emma L, Fuler. February 25, 1868,
ch.64 ................................................................. ........ 919.
Thonas and Ge Younqt Amowt of Sm remitted to. An act for the relief of Thomas Young
and George Young, owners of the schooner "Elizabeth Mary." 'February 26, 1868,
ch. 66 ........................................................................ 919
Elirabetk 3. Baxter, Pension to. An act for the relief of Elizabeth M. Baxter, widow of the late
Robert Baxter, second lieutenant In the tenth regiment of Minnesota volunteers. Feb-
ruary 25,1868, cb. 66 ............... ........ ..... ........... 919
Obadiah B. and Oliver S. Latam, Paeynm to.An act fbr the relief of 0. B. and Oliver S.
Latham. March 8, 1868, Ch. 121 ................................................. 919
Benjamin T. Watso, Payment to. An set for the relief of Benjamin T. Watson. March 8,
1868, ch. 122 ........ ........................................................ 92
Susan Dko, Pament to An act for the relief of Susan Dickson, widow of John Dickson,
deceased. Marh 8, 188, ch.128 ............................................... 92D
Richard Stevenson, Credit allowed to A mini.tratorof. An act for the relief of the administrator
of Captain Richard Stevenson, decemd. March 8, 1868, ch. 124 ......... ...... 920
Fnces H. Pummer,Pension to. An act granting a pension. to rances H. Plummer, widow of
the late Brigadier-General Joseph B. Plummer, of the United States army. March 8,
1868, ch. 126 .................................................................... 92
Elizabeth Hen, Pesion to. An act to grant a pension of eight dollars Ler month, during
her widowhood, to Elizabeth Housener. March 8, 1868,oh. IN ...................... 921
Caroline T. Renshaw, Pensio to. An act fohthe relief of Caroline T. Renshaw. March 8,
1868, oh. 127 ................ ......... ..............
.. 921
HayaretL. Stevens, Pension to. An act for the relief of Margaret L. Stevens, widow of Briga-
dier.General Isaac I. Stevens. March 8,1868, oh. 128 .............................. 921

VRIVATE RESOLUTIONS.

[No. 4.] Thoas B. Mny. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the court of
claims in the cas of Thomas B. King. January 16,1868 ............................ 922
[No. ] Arthur dward and Others. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the
court of claims in the ce of Arthur Edwards and others. January 16,1868 ......... 922
[No. 6.1 G re Yes. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the court of claims
in the case of George Yates. January 16, 1868 ..................................... 922
INo. 7.] Josa Eddys Heirs. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the court of
claims in the case of Joeshu Eddy's heirs. January 16, 1868 ......................... 922
[No. 8.1 J7m. W. Knagge. Joint resolution to conf rm the adverse decision of the court of
claims in the case of J. W. Knaggs, administrator of Whitmore Knaggs. January 16,
1868 ....................................... ......................... 92
(No. 12] Mom Yaka Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the court of claims
inthe case ofMoes Yale. February 8,1868 ....................................... 928
[No. 14] R. A. Clements, Administrator qf ames N. Mdican. A resolution to confirm the ad-
verse decision of the court of claims in the case of B. A. Clements, administrator of
James N. Mullican. February 10, 1868 ............................................ 928
[No. 16.] David D. Mitchdl A resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the court of
claims in the case of David D. Mitchell. February 10, 1868 ......................... 92
[No. 16.1 Tomas Hicks. A resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the court of claims
in the ease of Thomas Hicks, executor of Isaac Hicks. February 10, 1868 ............ 928
[No. 17.1 Alexander D. Andesn. A resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the court of
clims In the case of Alexander D. Anderson, administrator of John Anderson. Feb.
ruary 10, 1868 ................................................................. 928
[No. 22] Perry E. Brcchus. A resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to pay
to Perry E. Broochus his salary as judge of the supreme court of the United States
for the Territory of New.Mexico. February 26,1868 ............................... 928
[No. 28. Gant E. Thornon Joint resolution authorizing the Navy Department to alow.t
Paymaster Gilbert E.Thornton four thousand five hundred dollars, in settlement of his
accounts, for money stolen from him without fault or negligence on his part. February WA
26, 1868 ......................................................................... 24
[No. 89.] Kate R. Gaither md dhr, Paymen to, fr freed S es. Joint resolution for the
relief of Kate R. Gaither and others. March 8,1868 ................................ 92d

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Pago
[No. 404). William Ifaxwo Wood Aowame to, for 2%upel. Joint resolution relative to the oesm
W. Maxwelt Wood. 91;w 8, 1868 ............................................. 26
[No. 41.1 Brqgadier-GoeraArmstroq. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the
court of claims In the case of Brigadier-General Armstrong. March 8, 1868 ........ 926
(No. 42. R. . W44 and othm, Assigm. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision
of the court of claims in the case of R. R. Ward and others, assignees of Jacob Barker.
March 8, 1863 ................................................................. 926
inO. 48] Z. B. Camr*. Joint resolution authorizing the adjustment of the account of Z.
B. Caverly, late secretary of legatlon at Peru, for loss by exchange. March 8,1868... 92

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RIVNATE ACT OF THE THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRSS

UNIT D STATES,

Pawsed at d". **ew meaiv wM4- wa )gaa and Welat ase Cty of
Waahingoit, in ObIi*tic of OWUmbla, on Monda, the j.fA day of
December, A. D. 1859, and osedd on Monday, te twenty.#fth day of
JAne, A. D. 1860.
Jim s Buoa wr, President. Jom C Buoxznvmm, Viee-Presi-
dent, and President of the Senate. WILLux~ PwmwaTow, Speaker
of the House of Representatives.

On"r. IV'.As Astdode MW of Wgliax B. Hag&ck Kalb 8, 18"9


Be it enated hy ae sate and Homse of BqepresenttA of as Uited
AtSer of Ameria in ngea imble That the Secretar of the Inte-
rior be directed to place the name of William B. Herrik, late a surgeon Penlonto wn.
in the first regiment of Illinois volunteer4 on the pension roll at the rate M8B0a month,
of thirty dollars per month, to commence on the fourteenth day of May, from May 14,
eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, and to continue during his life. lea.
APPRovED, March 8, 1860.

Ours. VL-4,, Ad jbr A*eRelq or tie leW RqwrmWe of Chrafe Pma=o, de- March 19,186BM
Be it enacted by 06s Senate and House of Repretatives of the Unaited
Slat of Ametic in ongrss asembme, That there shall be paid to the
legal representative of Charles Pearson, late of Concord, in the State of 8140 to be pau
New Hampshire, deceased, the sum of one hundred and forty dollars out the legal rePr8-
uentative df
of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, it being the csh~ea 'sesar.
amount of money paid into the United States Patent-Office by the said
Pearson, whilst he was laboring under a state of insanity.
APEovzD, March 19, 1860.

O ,. XI -A Adfor the e o M. . Ct. ApriAn 8,ism


Be it owactd bV the Senate and Home of Repraentative 6f the United
Skae of America in ngreas assem be That the Secretary of the inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, directed and authorized to place the name of Fuio to
Mar E. Castor, widow of First Lieutenant Thomas F. Castor, late of M 266 Q, a
2.
t
of
the United States army, on the penion rA at the rate of twenty-six dol- mouth, fi
oiD"
a sixty-six and one half cente per month, from the ninth day of Decem- s,1869
ber, eighteen hundred and Bt .la % a d during her M or widow-w.
hood.
Ameoms, ApAi 8v IMCO

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884 THIRTY-gIXTH CONGRESS. Sus. i. - On. 14 15r 1. 186.
April 8, 1840. Cw~. XIV.--Ax Adtj~ the Aed=e of Ae . Co2,Mide oqf MAkor ame. H.
Co~s
A*sMna of tas Diarictof ens.
Preamble. Whereas the United States, on the twenty-ninth day of April, eighteen
hundred and fifty-seven, recovered judgment against Elizabeth X.
Cooke, administratrix of James H. Cocke, late marshal, and his sure-
ties, before the district court for the eastern district of Texas, for the
sum of two thousand forty-one dollars and ninety-three cents; and it
being made to appear that it would he just and equitable that tire col-
lection of the said judgment should not at this time be enforcedt there-
fore
Be it enacted k a Senate and Homm of Reese a of tk United
Sa of America in LConrel aeeemled, That the Secretary of the Tress-
Issuing of exe- ury be, and hereby is, authorized to stay the issuance of execution on said
eutlon on the judgment for such time as in his opinion will enable said administratrix to
flirb tns.t prosecute to final judgment a suit against Henry B. Martin, deputy mar-
Cocks, to be shal of said James H. Cooke, who received and embezzled the money for
setis f m which said judgment in favor of the United States veu said Elizabeth
H.Cooke con. M. Cocke, adminitratrix as aforesad, was rendered: Povd, however,
ant. That before such stay of execution shall be granted, the securities of said
James H. Cooke shall enter their" consent thereto on the records of the
court in which said judgment was rendered.
ApepovwD, April 6, 1860.

April Posmasterof doe ft q Nef Ym


ht
Be it enated 6y the 8mate and ms of Reprssentatv of the Uited
&ate of America in Conpress assembed, That the Auditor of the Treas-
Amonnt of ury for the Post-Office Department be authorized and directed to readjust
Robert H. Morris and audit the account of Robert H. Morris, late postmaster of the city of
t* be re u,,$n New York, from May twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and forty-five, to
I.analwac
made. June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-six, and to allow In said account
all sums of money paid out by said Morris for defraying the expenses of
said office within said period, including the amount paid on account of the
city despatch office: PovideA That, in the opinion of the Postmaster-
General, such expenses were properly incurred and were necessary for
the business of said office. And, in addition thereto, the said Auditor shall
also allow, for the same period, such sum as would make the compensation
of said Morris equal to the sum of'two thousand dollars per annum, as
provided for by the act of eighteen hundred and twenty-five. And that
said several sums, so found to be due, shall be paid to the executrix or
other legal representative of said Morris, out of any money appropriated
for the Post-Office Departinent.
Ap xo w, April 6, 1860.

April U, 1850. CHa". XVL-.An Ad/for the Reliof tMe Americas Board of £laaisioer for For.

Be it enacted & tMe Snate and Hows of Reprosentaties of the United


&Sta of America in Congres asemWe, That the American Board of
American Commissioners for Foreign Missions be, and it hereby is, released from
Board of Com-
missioner, for the obligation imposed on it by the fourth article of the treaty made be-
Foreg Miions tween the United States and the nation of the Cherokee Indians, at New
released ~om
ost obliga- Echota, on the twenty-ninth day of December, eighteen hundred and
dlon. thirty-five, which provides that the money allowed for the appraised value
of the Union and Harmony Mission reservations, should, be expended in
schools among the Osages, and improving their condition : Upon the terms
however, and provided, That the said board shall expend the said money
for the same purposes, among other tribes not provided adequately with

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schools, or means of improving their condition, which may seem proper
in the judgment of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign
Missions, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior.
A"RovzD, April 11, 1860.

of TA-
CaP. XVII.-As Acd for k Rd,'h" M on. Apri 11, 1860.
Be it enacted &ythe Senate and Hose of Represea e of t United
&ates of America in Congress assembKed, That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treasury not 480 tobe paid
otherwise appropriated, to pay to Thomas Fillebrown, the sum of fur Thomas Flne-
brown as secre-
hundred and thirty dollars, in full for salary as secretary of the Board of tary,&e.
Commissioners of the Navy Hospital Fund, from February seventh to May
sixteenth, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, and for com-
missions on the disbursements of said fund between the years eighteen
hundred and twenty-five and eighteen hundred and twenty-nine.
AnPnovzD, April 11, 1860.

CUAP. XVI.-An Actfor Me eW af Whe


h*f
gom Frme,/e G*f 30eaWidY&¢ andAduinidrabixtf April 11,4180.
_iFrass
Iy
Be it enacted by the &nate and H1oue of R.pe ,entati'es
of the Une
&ates f America in ores assembkd, That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treasury not u"es to be
otherwise appropriated, to payto Lydia Frazee, widow and adminstratrix pa Lydia la-
of John Frasee, Wae of the city of New York, the sum of two ,ousand z
for the services of the
eight hundred hid sixty-eight dollars ; being in fufl of
said John Frasee, as architect and superintendent the New York cus-
tom-house, from the third day of March, Anno Domini eighteen hundred
and forty-one, to the twenty-first day of May, Anno Domini eighteen hun-
dred and forty-two.
APROVED, April 11, 1860.

On"v. XIX.-As Actfor i RPdief of Wi~ian Geir. Aprl 11, 1S6.


Be it enacted by Me senate and Howe of Repmena vs of te United
,Sates of America in Congress asmbed That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treasury not 64,010.62 to be
otherwise appropriated, to pay to William Geiger, in full for all claims M raiWam for
against the United States, by virtue of his contract made on the eighteenth e "dnder
day of October, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, at Fort Smith City, with contract.
Captain French, for lime, stone, and mason work, for and on the barrack
at Fort Washita, in the Cherokee nation, the sum of four thousand and
ten dollars and sixty-two cents.
APPRtOVE&D, April 11, 1860.

Bee of Mija Hawa.


0kh. Xi.-As Ajbr O1W April , 1800.
Be it enatak the Seate and House of Rpwrsintaive of the United
Ste"Of America in Congrea assm d, That the Secretary of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, directed and required to place the name of Petsioc to Ml-
Micajah Hawkes, of Eastport, in the State of Maine, on the roll of inva- cajah Hawke&of
$16 a mouth,
lid pensioners, and to cause him to be paid a pension, at the rate of fifteen froJan. 1,
dollars per month, being half of his pay proper, to commence with the first 185g.
day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine,
and to continue during his natural life.
APPROVED, April 11, 1860.

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OM6, THIRTY-SIT .COKGRS& ISuuuAl' ~-t, 3, W- 24. IMft.
Apr 11, 1800. OR. XXL-An Actfor b W f AMIe Hst; WAt, o/f Thu m u.
Be it exacted AV doe Snate and Homse of R nesentatims of doe VUitd
Skae of Ametic in Otmgre nbK That the ecretary of the Into-
Pensjft to rior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Alice Hunt, widow
385e
855 aHunt of
mouth, of Captain Thomas Hunt, on the penqiqu roll, and to pay her, at the rate
rom Jan. , 1 o60, of thirty-five dollars per month, from the fifth day of January, eighteen
d-g life or hundred and sixty, or life or widowhood.
widowhood. AmrOvW,April 11, 1860. -.

April 21,2860. Onir. XXiL-An Act fl I%.Ard4'4f105 NW


Ho
Beig enacted# tbe Senat and Hose of dieresa "v of Me United
Sta of Amerima in amgrem aasU4That the Secretary of the Treas-
61,704.68to be ury be directed, out of any money in e treasury not otherwise appropri-
ald_agent
ble. Me for NOl-
e fish- ated,
to pay to Moses Noble, agent hr ehebrig " Good Hope," and the
lng Wantle schooners Delta, Jasper, Sardine, Fiv4 ieter4s Ommonwealth, and Two
Brothers, for the benefit of the persons entitled thereto, the sum of one
thousand seven hundred and four dollars and.sixty-eight cents, the same
being for fishing bounties to which said vessels became entitled in the fish-
ing season of the year eighteen hudred and ny-two.
Apmovap, April 11, 1860.

Aj1#8Wao CHAP. XXMlL-As Act/or tfe &lidfof the iWql 1qpwats of (hawle Paerald

e it enacted by the nate and Hom e of Repronthw of the VnW


Ste# ofAumseica in mpe asembed That the Secretary of the Inte-
1S uewarrants
to Land to W|i- rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to issue to William
ham 'inney
Kinney and and Thomas J. michie, executers of the last will and testament
Thomas j.. of Robert Porterfield, deceased, a number of warrants, equal to six thou-
IleO,of Robert
tom ene- sand one hundred and thirty-three acres of land, according to the usual
Pota"r subdivisions of the public surveys, in quantities not less than forty acres;
to be by them located on any of the public lands which have been or may
be surveyed, and which have not been otherwise appropriated at the time
of such location within any of the State, or Territories of the United
States where the minimum price for the same shall not exceed the sum
.of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre; to be selected and located in
oonformity with. the legal subdivisions of such, surveys, and appropriated
according to the directions contained in the last will and testament of the
said Robert Porterfield, deceased, in the same manner and for the pur-
poses directed in regard to 'the lands which were lost by the said legal
representatives in the action with Clark and others, as decided by the
Supreme Court of the United States.
A"RovBn, April 11, 1860.

Apri 11,1i8s. C#Ai?. XXV-An Act fir diae Reliqf of Chamwe T. &ajt, Acdniisvor of Gilr
Be it enaced bg t4 e enate and Rouse of Representativesof tde Unted
Sates of America in gr6ess assem d That the Secretary of the Trees-
aI,64.1e to be ury be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treasury not
d hr T. otherwise appropriated, to pay to Charner T. Scaife, administrator of Gil-
of Ntmbcste bert Stalker, deceased, five thousand six hundred and forty-five dollars
"JamesAdama." and sixteen cents in full, for the use and service of the steamboat "James
Adams," belonging to said Stalker, from the first day of August, eighteen
hundred and forty-one, to the ninth day of July, eighteen hu dred and
fort -two r
APPOYR, April 11, 1860.

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Ow. XXV.-A Adjtr edo ,f D. qfr, w of e lt ap- April 11, ISM
tan Ohvw H. P. T41e.
Be it enacted l tMe Senate and House of RepreientaNva of the United
Staes of America in Congress assem6e, That the Secretary of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Kate D. Taylor, Pension to
widow of the late Brevet Captain Oliver H. P. Taylor, on the pension o D.a Tyoh,
roll, at the rate of thirty-five dollars per month, from the seventeenth day from May.1,
of May, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, for during life or widowhood, 158-uvft N&
deducting the amount received through the office of the Third Auditor of o widowhod.
the Treasury, at the rate of twent-six dollars sixty-six and one half cents
per month, under the fifteenth section of the act of sixteenth day of Mitnh,
eighteen hundred and two.
AP-yovuD, April 11, 1860.

Cir. XXVL-4A AAfr tde We~of Madame G. Tallefi,. April 11,18IM,'


Be it enacted k as Se a and Hose of R 'resentative
of the UWd
Statee of America in Congress assembed, That the Secretary of the Trias- tobe
ury be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treasury not j
otherwise appropriated, to pay to Mariano G. Vallejo, in fall for the ooeu- V.&A for m
pation by the troops of the United States of a building on the square of of a building in
Sonoma, in California, from May thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty- 9 =0=
eight, to August, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, the sum of eight thou-*•
sand and eight hundred dollars.
APPROVED, April U, 1860.

Ca". XXVL-Ax Act ir tAe'Relief of .Fas Hu nnmn. Apri 18,190.


Be it enacted by the Seate and Home of RePr'ntativesof te Uited
Stes of America in Congress assemed, That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to adjust the claim of Fran- Clam ofra-
cis Huttmann for return of tonnage and light duties illegally exacted and l s Wan
paid by him on Peruvian, Danish, and German vessels at the port of San not over "---
Francisco, California, and to pay him the amount due, with interest, at the Paid him.
rate of six per centum per annum, from the date of the exaction of said
duties: Provided,That the amount so paid shall not exceed nine hundred
dollars.
APPROVED, April 18, 1860.

Cu". XKI.-An Actfr th P'qf of Car M . April 1, 1860.


Be it enacted li the Senate and House of Repres"tw of the Unitsd
Sates of America in Congress assemb4 That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, authorized to make such modifications in the 0ontrao with
contract now in force with Charles Knap, for furnishing material for the nhar
s
custom-house building at New Orleans, as, in his opinion, the principles .a b
of justice may seem to demand.
APPROVzD, April 18, 1860.

Ca". XXX.-An Ad.for he Belief of Te n 2TWUa. April 14,1.M


Be it enacted y te Seae and Hoise of Representatives of do United
States of America in Congrearasembed That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Tench Tilgh- $1000 to be
man, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the WT
sum of one thousand dollars, for losses sustained by him in consequence
of his appointment to a consulate, which was abolished by the Spanish
government while he was on his way to take charge of the same.
APmovE, April 14, 1860.

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S8 • THITY-SIXTH (ONGRESS. Buss. 'I CH. 82, 88, 84. 1860.
April 19, 180 Czi. XXXI-An Act$r & o AWN.. Bo., Wido o Fd., L.
Boiman, late p tain
WCa , Army.
Be it ehadted by gomSenate and House of Representatives of tae United
&atee of Ameica in Congress astemed, That the Secretary of the Inte-
Pension to An- rior is hereby authorized and directed to place the name of Mrs. Augelina C.
ge . B owman, widow of the late Captain Francis L Bowman of the ninth reg-
Zo ijan, iment of United States infantry, upon the pension roll, and to pay her at
1, ia9, during the rate of thirty dollars per month, from the thirteenth day of January,
me. eighteen hundred and fMfy-nine, to continue for life.
APPiovED, April 19, 1860.

April 1, 1850. Co~.~XXXIL-An Adt for te RW


Nrkof tAe Heb, and Waa Repreentaives of (of]
Elida.
Be it enaed s te Senat and Home of R4e eati of go United
&ates of Ameria in Congress asm~ed, That the claim of Mark Elisha
Claim of Mark for four hundred arpents, entered under number three hundred and sixty-
EIisha to land n five, (register's number, one hundred and twenty-six) in the seventh class
of the report dated December thirty, eighteen hundred and fifteen, of the
register and receiver at Opelousas, Louisiana, be, and the same is hereby,
confirmed, the said claim not being yet surveyedbut reprted as embracing
parts of lots numbers three and four, and, south half df sections twenty-
one and twenty-eight, lot number six of section twenty-seven, and lot
number one of section twenty-nine in township two north, of range four
east, southwestern land district of Louisiana; and it shall be the.duty of
the surveyor-general of Louisiana, to survey said claim, and represent
Proviso. the same on the official plats: .ovie That this act shall only be con-
sidered as a relinquishment on the part of tie United States and not to
interfere with any adverse valid rights to the same land.
APPRovzD, April 19, 1860.

April 19t,1860. Cu~l. XXXIV.-An Act authoiming thmeCourts to a" d o 0W=Caiof thme
kega
Represena vo the Seur die Bosi and of the Che tie Ree t o ceia Land
at As SAt &,&Marie, nsm &ate of Jiha.
Be it enated by the Snate and Home of Rqewnwims of the United
&ates of America in O re assem4ed, That the legal representatives
The legal of the Sieur de Bonne and of the Chevalier de Repentigny be, and they
esentaiveLof are hereby, authorized to present their petition to the United States dis-
adthe oeer trict court for the distriet of Michigan, setting forth the nature of their
de Repentigny claim to certain land at the Sault Ste. Marie, in the State of Michigani
recover a undeian alleged grant, in seventeen hundred and fifty, from the governor
suit toinstitte
may
oertnland in and lieutenant-general and fiom the intendant-general of New France,
M1an Inthe now Canada, with evidence in support of their claim, stating the names,
fa as near as may be, of all persons claiming adversely, and praying that the
validity of the title may be inquired into and decided under the laws of
,nations, the laws, sakges, and customs of the country from which the same
was derived, and the treaties and laws of the United States; and the said
court is hereby authorized to examine the same, and, in adjudicating the
question of the validity of the title as against the United States, to be
governed by the laws of nations and of the country from which the title
was derived, and also by the principles, so far as they are applicable, which
lsn4,eh.L.i are recognized in the act of Congress approved the twenty-sixth May,
vo0l. P i eighteen hundred and twenty-four, "enabling the claimants to lands
within the limits of the State of Missouri and Territory of Arkansas to
District attor- institute proceedings to try the validity of the same;" and the district
neytodefted the attorney is hereby directed to proceed, in defence of the interests of the
1 Ut. United States in all things, as required and directed by the aforesaid act
of twe nvy- rvh May, eighteer %,undredand twenty-fo:,r. 4vvtde4 That

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8
THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRZSS. -Ss. L- -m 84, -8& '1860. 889
suit shall be instituted by the claimants within two yeaas from the passage o be
of this act, and that an appeal may be taken, either by the claimants or toYM boght within
the United States, to the Supreme Court of the United States within one Either party
year from the date of the rendition of the deem of the district court yPP%-
aforesaid. . .i.
Scc. 2. And be itfwter enacted, That in the case of a final decision If decision of
under this act against the validity of the said claim, or in case of the fail- tot jeh'
are of claimants to prosecute it'within the period specified, the said claim
shall be held forever barred, both in law and equity; *butin the case of a
final decree in favor of the validity of the grant, it shall not be construed If in &vor
to affect or in any way impair any adverse sales, claims, or other rights .
which have been recognized by the United States within- the limits of the
said claim, or which, under any law of the United States may have here-
tofore been brought to the notice of the land commissioners or of the land
officers in Michigan6 or any of the land granted to the State of Michigan,
or occupied by it, for the Sault Ste. Marie canal, its tow-path and appur-
tenances, but for the are of any such adverse claims the legal represent-
adives of the said De Bonne and Repentigny shall receive from the Com-
missioner of the General Land-Oflie warrants authorizing them or their
asigos to enter any other lands belonging to the .United States, and sub-
ject to entry at private sale at one dollar and twenty-five cents per ace,
which warrants shall be for sections or legal subdivisions of sections, at
the option of the parties entitled to receive them.
APPBovzD, April 19, 1860.

C*AP. XVI.-A,, Act Jtr thi Relie of Spwtr AJ&&wsm. May 0,18o.
Be it enacted &j o Seate and Hotise of Repreomnatva of V04
U.*w P 874
States of America in ogyre asseman 4 That the Secretary of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, authorized an4 directed to place the name of Pension to
Stewart McGowan on the roll of invalid pensioners, and case him to be'_Stewart
an of
Meoow-
a
paid the sum of twenty dollars per month, to commence from and after month, from Jan.
the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, and I,1859.
to continue during his natural life.
APPROvzD, May 8, 1860.

CR P.XXXVUL-Az Ad. for the


Brwd N~a*Gw
Gamutb
Persefr F. &*ith,
nd Ms,.AnaZ
Vf.
.fMrs. dA. . Snmh Widow of the late May
Hariet R. Macmi, Widow of )hijor-
l Rayg, Widow of rovetMjo. Gmenu
7,10

&nde Red,.
Be it enacted by tde &nat and House of RepresetA"ves of te United
Staftes of Jmeri in Congress assemroed, That the Secretary of the Inte-
rior be directed to plate the name of Mrs. Anne X. Smith, widow of the PenstontoMs.
late Brevet Major-General Persifor F. Smith, on the pension roll, at the " M. Snith
rate of fifty dollars per month, from the seventeenth day of May, eighteen from "ay7,I
hundred and fifty-eight. for and during her natural life. And that the 158, forlife.
Secretary of the Interior be directed to place the name of Mrs. Harriet PensiontolMl
B. Macomb, widow of Major-General Alexander MaUeomb, deceased, late H15tet B. ua.
comb and to Mrs.
commanding general of the army, upon the roll of pelsioner and ay Ambeusa Boy of
her a pension at the rate of fifty dollars per month from the date of the ,0 each a
approval of this act And also that the Secretary of the Interior be di- w th- from the
rected to place the name of Mrs. Arabella. Reily, widow of Brevet Major- of thi at.
General Bennet Reily, deceased, late of the army, upon the roll of pen-
sioners, and pay her a pension at the rate of ty dollarseper month from
the date of the approval of this act,
APPROVzD, May 7, 1860.

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840 THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Szs. L - O 41, 42, 48, 44. -1860
Mayo.9.1e. C".XIL.-A"Adf tie 'Mil
iitheeia War. Oif"fA.
e.ae of Ohio V3oluote

Be it enactod by the &nte and Home of Represmtava,of .a n ed


&,atof America in 0ongreu auembed, That the Secretary of War be,
Payment to be and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the
treasury
ment of not
Ohiootherwise appropriated, to A. M. Mitehell,
volunteers in the late war with Mexico, colonel
made to1.. first' regi-
whatever amount
may be ascertained to be due him for transportation from Monterey to
Cincinnati, and from Cincinnati to Monterey, in eighteen hundred and
forty-six, the trip not having been performed under orders, but by leave
granted in consequence of temporary disability, caused by wounds received
in action on twenty-first September, eighteen hundred and forty-six.
APPROVzD, May 9, 1860.

may 9,180. On. XLU-A At for as Redif of Madhimwestar.


.Be itofAeianOnrfMeUid
&afe of Reprusentatve. ofq eUie
essaoed byjthea Senate and Hows
ares of America jn Congress anembl, That the Secretary of the Inte-
$1,100.90 to be 3nor cause to be paid to Madison Sweetzer the sum of eleven hundred
weemter fo'rAup, dollars
ea furnsuhed andninet-seven
see-ton nd Wa .pay-toancents, the balance of his account against the See-
bands of Sioux Indians, of Minnesota, for
Vioax a necessary supplies heretofore furnished, examined, and verified by the hon-
orable Governor W. A. Gormon, superintendent, and Agent B. W. Mur-
phy, as commissioners, and the same be deducted from the annuities pay-
able to said Indians for the year commencing on the first of July, eighteen
hundred and sixty.
APMR o D, May 9, 1860.

ay9, 1860. Cxaz. XLZIL--A Aet to at orie tahemme of Patet


o tie Nam of Tame,.&
Dougiase, upon caku Lond Emnt s*a*l at Qo~iochaa,Misippi.
Be it nacted &j the Senge and Hose of Reprentatitoesof the United
&ate of America in Oongres asenMed, That the Commissioner of the
Patents
!knd for General Land-Office be, and he is hereby, authorized to cancel the patents
....in Missis-
h. MUG.to heretofore issued to James S. Coleman upon land entries number three
James 8. Doug-thousand one hundred and forty-eight, three thousand ono hundred and
jus. forty-nine, three thousand one hundred and fifty, three thousand one hun-
dred and fifty-one, thie thousand one hundred and fifty-two, and three
thousand one hundred and Mify-three, made on the thirty-first March,
eighteen hundred and thirty-ive, in the former Chockchuma land district,
Mississippi , and that said Commissioner be, and he is hereby, authorized
and directed to issue patents for the lands embraced by said entries to
James S. Douglass, Senior, in whose name said entries ought to have been
carried upon the records, by the land officers at Choekchuma.
APPRiOVD, May 9, 1860.

may 9, 1SO. Cw . XLY.-s At fire f of 0aa Led-


Be it enacted by te enate and House of Represen ves of tde United
&ates of America in Congress auembled, That the Secretary of the Inte-
66790$ to be rior cause to be refunded to Tilman Leak the sum of six hundred and
efne Tflm seventy-nine dollars and fifty-seven cents, the amount paid by him to the
United States as purehase-money for fractional sections six and seven, in
township number nineteen, range north eighteen, in Alabama, at a sale'
thereof, as" dead and abandoned" Indian reserves, under the Creek treaty
of eighteen hundred and thirty-two, made by William Garrett, agent of the
United States, on the seventh day of May, eighteen hundred and fifty-six:
Proviec. Provided, That said Tilman Leak shall first surrender any patent which

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' lrTY-sI CONGRES 4 ,S-s-L Cm 45, 40, 47*' O5X ., OR
he may hamve therpbo fr eaneeHtionad- &*a lbo United.Stak
by deed, all hls c and interest thereim
AeiPOVD, May 9 1860.
XLYW--M Ac/r do W f Ra
ca W . AIe "
Cff. ______

Be &tenacted k~tke enate and HOW'ofRpesmnatWv of the Vitei


Stae of Americain (Ynrm anmbe That the proper acpounting ofi-
ders of the treasu;y be, and they are hereby, authorized and dbected to $M0 t ..
pay to Richard W. Meade, late a lieutenant in the United Stites hav, lobr" "
out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of
five hundred and sixty-six dollars and twenty cents, being the,opount of
expenses incurred by him and his clerk for subtend , 'while ubdero
of the Navy Department, and detained on shore at San Fi s1Fom
the fifteenth of July to the thirtieth of September, eighteen hundred and
forty-nine, less the amount already received by them for commutation of
their rations during the same period.
Appzovzm, May 9, 180.

CHAP. XUVL-As Act/or doe WA.of Gsm i,1 %uK.*


'

Be it enacted kg tae Snate and House of Bepeuenadfie of deUnited


Sha of Ameia in Congres asemed, That the aeount furnished by
George Stealey, for services rendered and expenses incurred by him as Account of
agent, appointed by the Indian commissioners of the United States for the '3"W S3t-hy
State of California to visit the northern tribes of India= in said State, be, pinciples- on
and the same is hereby, referred to the Third Auditor of the Treasury, eqilty and jus-
with authority to cause the same to be eettled upon principles of equity tic
and justice, and the amount thereof to be paid out of any money in the
treasury not otherwise appropriated, the said settlement to be made upon
satisfactory vouchers showing that the expenses were actually incurred,
and that the prices paid were just and proper under the peculiar circum-
stances of the case.
APPRovzD, May 9, 1860.

di of Davd D. Porter.
Cau. XLVII.-Aa Acot/r dt May.9,160.
Bitenaed Mte SesandHomseof iii..~ of tMe Unitd
Sttsof Admerica in amonrese aee l That the proper accountingofi
cers of the treasury be, and they are hereby, directed to pay to David D. W48 tobe paid
Porter, a lieutenant in the navy of the United States, the sum of seven David D.Portm.
hundred and forty-three dollars, for certain extraordinary expenses incurred
by him in the di ge o his duty, under the orders of the Navy Depart-
ment, on spedal service to the island of St. Domingo; and that the same
be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
ApPROVED, May 9, 1860.
CHur. LU.-An Ast/br the Relif Geop B. Beao, lAdo atl Prserof doe Slop May 22, IWO.,
or brinia.
Be it enated by tae uSent
and Hou of ReVera ivue of tMe Uitd
Oate of 2met*c in Obnre ansewd, That the proper aceunting oil-
elBacn,
of the late
treasury
B. actingbe, and they
purser amsl=o-of-wr
of the her , direceto
= allow
in to setl am of pu.
theGeorge
d4tnoth unss,Inn
ment of his accounts, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise ettlement ofh
appropriated, the amount properly payable to a purer of a sloop-of-war, aeoaLt.
for his services as acting purser as aforesaid, during the period he acted
as purser, deducting therefrom the amount paid to said Bacon, for the
same period, as commander's dlerk.
AiRovzD, May 22, 1860.
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842 THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sais. LV -.-
& 8, -4, 55, 58, 69. 1860.
may A, 1860. Cn. LUL-An At.jAr tie ef f Rdi N. KeNt.
Be it enacted j te Senate and Home of Rqmepal a of the United
tates of America in (o as assemble That the Secretary of the Tress-
620,000 to be ury be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay to Edward N.
paid Edward N. Kent, of New York, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise ap-
his apparatus for propriated, the sum of twenty thousand dollars in full compensatiba for
separaWng gold, the perpetual use in all the pi'esent and future minting establishments of
the United States, of the apparatus for separating gold and other precious
metals from foreign substances, of which the said Edward N. Kent is the
inventor and patentee: Avaded, The said Edward N. Kent shall have
first secured to the United States the perpetual use of the said apparatus
as aforesaid, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury.
APPROVED, May 22, 1860.

May A128 Cur. LIV.-An Adr t Rdf of Sw, RmAuoe, Fnt and £bmpny.
it dby the Seate and Howe of Representatves of te Uited
Sat of America in Congress assem d That the Secretary of the Tress-
Portion of pre- ury be, and he is hereby, directed to refund to Sweeny, Rittenhouse, Fant
!Tbd foreen and Company so much of their preliminary deposit of one per centum
to b6 refunded. made with the Treasurer of the United States upon their bid for three
millions of dollars of the stock of the United States, under the advertise-
ment of the Secretary of the Treasury, dated December seventeenth,
eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, on the amount of stock unissued to them,
being one per centum on the difference awarded to them of three millions
and the actual amount of stock issued to them.
Apzaovz, May 22, 1860.

may92A 1850. ChAP. LV-An Ac* for dhe RdlW of &anawd A. Weet, Geme Mc~vl.Q&W, Brazn
Ifkqlogh anrd MJaine Pendefst.
Be is enaced 4j tie Senate and House of Representatves,of a#e Vaite
&ates of America so Congress assmmWd That Samuel"A. West, George
Belease * McCullough, Hiram McCullough, and Charles Pendergrast be, and they
contraot to de- are hereby, released from their liability on a contract entered into with
liver stone at
Gosport, Va. the United States on the seventeenth day of November, eighteen hundred
and fifty-six, for the delivery of stone at the navy yard at Gosport, in the
State of Virginia.
APPROViD, May 22, 18"60.

May 2k,180. Cs". LVIL-As Actfor as Re of Amn St.


Be it enated t e Senate and Hos of Reremtatives of te United
,tates of America in Congress asembk4, That there be paid to Mrs. Ann
Payment to be Scott, widow of the late William B. Scott, two per centum upon such
made to. sums as he paid from the navy pension fund during the time he was navy
agent at Washington.
AppRovm, May 25, 1860.

May 25,1860. CoAP. LIX.-An At for te Rief of Asenath M. EUo, Wed"w of CaptainEdward,
0. EiON.
Be it enacted by the &nate and House of Representadvs of ti United
States of America in Ofngress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas-
So to be paid ury be, and hereby is, directed to pay to Asenath M. Elliott, widow of
f private pop- the late Captain E. G. Elliott, of the United States army, out of any
erty wrongly money in the treasury'not otherwise appropriated, the sum of five thou-
sand dollars, in compensation fur private property applied to the payment

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THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRES& Buss. L Om 68, 68, 69, 70. 18606 848
'of a balance erroneously appearing due from the said " G. Fliott or
the books of the Treasury Department.
A"ROv-, May 25, 1860.

CG ..XIIA.-n Acjbr de ef of G s P. ABow. May 2,1800.


Be it enacted bg dhe Senate and Hoee of Reprsenatve of &a Visted
Stae. of America in ongress assmled That George F. Brott be, and
he is hereby, authorized to enter the following described lands, to wit: Geow F. B.
Lots numbered one, (1,) two, (2,) three, (8,) and four, (4,) and the south- to Miwie-
west quarter of the northwest quarter, and west half of southwest quarter sota.
of fractional section thirteen ; and the south half of the northeast quarter,
and the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter, and the east half of
the southeast quarter of section number fourteen; and the east half of the
northeast quarter of section number twenty-three, and lot number on, (1,)
in section twenty-four, all in township number one hundred a'd twenty-
four north, of range number twentyeight west, in the district of lands
subject to sale at the land-office at St. Cloud, Minnesota; said tracts con-
taining five hundred and sixty-two and twenty-hundredths acres, upon the
payment by the said Brott of the usual minimum of one dollar and twenty.
five cents per acre therefor: Pvide@d That said entry shall in no wise
interfere with or embrace any land to which there is a valid subsisting
claim under the preinption laws of the United States; and the Commis-
sioner of the General Land-Office is directed to issue a patent on'said
entry.
AePROYID, May 26, 1860.

SCkAP. LXVII.-As ActQ Re e of J&mia Pvsdea. June 1,I80.


Be it enated & Snate and Roe of Repwtaives of the Unt
Sates of America in Onre asmjb&, That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, required to pay to Jeremiah Pendergas4 out of Payment to
any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, one hundred aMn Jeremiah Pen-
thirty-nine dollars and ninety-one cents, being the difference of pay al- doygast
lowed him as a watehnran on tre *construction of the Patent Office exten-
sion and that allowed to other watchmen.
AnotaOVD, Jane 1, 1860.

OzAp. LXIL-An Act/orde Relf Jmr. Agad O'Briea, Widow of Ermt Majr June!, 18ft
J.P. J. OBiAeis ofUte
_at SW Arm.
Be it enacted by the Senae and House of Repreeat e of the Uated
Sta of America in 0ongress awembd, That the Secretary of the Treas.
ury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money Payment to
in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mrs. Agatha O'Brien, widow Asetha O'Brlen.
of Brevet Major J. P. J. OYBrien, such sums of money as may be found
due to her late husband, as captain of artillery, from the thirty-Art day
of December, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, when he was last paid, to
the thirty-first day of March, eighteen hundred and fifty, the day of his
death, and that his accounts on the books of the treasury be balanced.
APPnovzD, June 1, 1860.

On". LXL-ds At for tdo Wee of tia lea Rpeuttfe of Wetosaw. &anV Jne! 1860ow

Be it enacted &jthe Senate and House of Reprsenaves of the Unitd


States of Ameic in Congrets asemikd That there be paid to the legal pament to the
representatives of Wetonsaw, son of James Conner, the sum of four hun- representati es
dred dollars, in full of the amount secured to said Wetonsaw in schedule of Wetoaw.

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844 TEURTYi.S -
TH. C9W ESS °asrs ft 71, .71.. SM.'
VOL vH. p. ISM B of the treat of Jmnuary fourteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven,
with the Saginaw Chippewa Indiank out of any money in the treasury
not otherwise appropriated.
Arnovip, June 1, 1860.

'june 1,ism& Our. LXXI.-As Ad Vo1 nmt doe S&gh af Pveftmo ta cais 7kw of Xan4? in
Me. Stat of.1Iim to 4e,Heiwed jd p Aprwutative of 21mosa Aladdin de-

.& it eted by to &ae at&House of Bpreeau tri of te Unt


,ata of,J aeicm iaqOm sw nsd That the heirs and legal repre-
Hein, &c. of sentatires of Thomas Maddin, deoeased, late of the State of Missouri, be,
Thoms= Maddin and they are hereby, auth3orIzed to enter and purchase, at the price of one
hadein dollar and twenty-five cents per ae, a tract of land containing eight hun-
dred arpents, or six hundred and eighty acres and fifty-six hunWredths,
snrvee& for the said Thomas Madden, in his own right, as per patent
crtificate of survey number eighte6n hundred and thirty-one, reported to
the Genersl land-Office by Surveyor-General Langham as having been
surveyed on the sixteenth day of Marh, eighteen hundred and eighteen,
and situated on the waters of Joaehin Creek, in township forty-one north,
of range five east, of the JIM p-iincipalimeridian, in the county of Jeffer-
son and State of Missour.
Patents to 1s-. S 2. And be itflmther awnated, That the Commissioner of the Gen-
sue therelbz eraf Land-Office be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, upon the
entry and payment aforesaid, to cause a patent, in due form of law, to be
issued to the said heirs and legal representatives of the said Thomas Mad-
din, deceased, in conformity *ith the description given in patent certificate
number ninety-two, as issued by Frederick Ba]a, then recorder in the
office of "recorder of land titles" in Saint Lous, in the said State of
Missopri, bearing date, at his said office, the first day of November, eigh-
teen hundred and twenty-two, in which said certificate reference is made
to the said tract of land, as having been confirmed to the said Thomas
Madden, pursuant to the acts of Congress respecting claims to lands in
the Territories of Orleans and Louisiana, and the Territory of Missouri,
and as having been regularly surveyed on the sixteenth day of March,
eighteen jundred and eighteen, and designated on the connected plat of
United States surveys, in the United States surveyor-generas' office at
Saint Louis, Missouri, as number eighteen hundred and thirty-one, and in-
which said patent certificate number ninety-two it is certified that the said
Thomas Maddin is entitled to receive a patent for the said tract of land,
according to the said patent Certificate of survey, as aforesaid, number
eighteen hundred and thirty-one: d Awer, That the right of
preeption and purchase herein granted shall cease at the end of two
years from the date of the p of this act, and that the right and title.
of the United Statesin andto sa land shall not be ated nor impaired
by virtue of any of the provisions of this act in the event of the hblure:
of the aid heirs and legal representatives of Thomas Maddin to avail"
themselves of said right of prednption and purchase within the said period
of two yeas. I
APPuoVED, June 1, 1880.

June 2,ism3 C&P. LXXML-An Ac.r O R "qf Wilim P. Bmia,.g.


Be it enacted by the Senate and Howe of Repesetatves of the Uioed
&a of America in Cngren aues& That the sum of eight hundred
Auo of
1100 to Wllam dollars be, and the same is hereby, allowed to William P. Bowhay, fir
P. Dow6y. severe personal injuries received by him whilst employed by the United
States on bad the fiate CoWOes M4 which rendereA Win a

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THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Ss. I. C. 78, 74 75, 78, 78, 1860. 845'
for life; thesame to be paid out of any money in the treasury not other-
wise appropriated.
APROVYD, June 1, 1860.

CHer. LXXIIL-An Adjbr Owe W~ of M.~o7. Maddo. June 1,1s6e.


Be it enacted Ay the Senate wind House of Representatie of the Unsited
Stae of Auetica in ongress maembe4 That the Secretary of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Mrs. Mary J. Penion to
Maddux, widow of Edward C. Maddux, of Ke.-tueky, upon the pension 6aryJ. Maddux.
roll, at the rate of eight dollars per month, commencing on the twenty-first
day of May, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight.
ArovzD, June 1, 1860.

Cxnr. LZXAV.-Aw Actr do RE1* of AflWJaoeAMc:Oa* Wide.of the at June 1,1860.


Cbpsaia .olm W. J~chabb Assisaot Qu.natr tausas
£aw
UndaArAg
Be it emated by the Senate and House of. Rpsetave of td VAited
States of Aerwica in Congress asemWed That the sum of five thousand
two hundred and ninety-three dollars and ninety-six cents be paid to Mrs. Paywent of
Jane M. McCrabb, as administratrix of John W. Merabb, out of any money $6P8e to Jane
in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the same being allowance of I MeCrobb.
commissions for disbursements of special appropriations by her late hus-
band, Captain John W. MeCrabb, prior to the thirtieth of September, one
thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight; and thatln the settlement of the
accdunts of said John W. McGrabb, the above amount be credited as of
the date of its first chare.
AnpntOvYD, June 1, 1860.

Cn. LXXV.-A Act jfr do Rde" qf WndeM it June is"6.


Be it eA do Senat and House of Erpwasntalive. of doe United
Sates of Ameia in Comgress a sele That the Secretary of the lnte.
rior be, and hereby is, directed to issue to Wendell Trout, of Franklin Varrntleor6
county, Kentucky, a warrant for one hundred and sixty acres of land ft 9-e of kad to
services rendered by him as a teamster in the military service of the rt e
United States in the Indian wars of seventeen hundred and ninety-three
and seyenteen hundred and ninety-four.
APPRovzD, June 1, 1860.

Czsz. LXXVL-As Act/br d Re of Braen Brg avi md L. Gann. June 2 18.


Ae it enated AV doe Senat and House of Representative, of the United
&aes of America in ongress asse That Braxton Bragg and Ran-
dali L. Gibson be, and they are hereby, confirmed in their claim to the BraztoU
portion of the tract of land known and designated in the surveys of the and all .
United States for the southeastern district bf Louisiana as section or lot 1.' Inteft
number twenty-seven, of township fourteen south, in range sixteen east, cilm to land In
(west of the river Mississippi,) which they arc now respectively in pos- LoV181- -d
session of, under title derived from Domingo Esteve or his heir, and that se
a patent shall issue therefor, as in ordinary eases.
APpioYD, June 1, 1860.

Cast. LXXVIL-An Act e aL. sm May L L5, Wbot of N5nt June 8, 1860.

Be it enacted by tde Senate and House of Ieprentatves orfh


*Vetied Pe~ io
Sates of Averi a in Congress asmM , That the proper officei of .UaV .
the go*erient be, and he is hereby, diret tW 'a the ftme of f'a ....

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846 •TIRTY-S IXTH O R iS - Sas. l1. , -Cu. 78, 80, "l8L .''1
Mary L.Hlart* wia~w of Colonel Thomas L Harrs deceased, on the'
pension roll, and that said Mary I. Harris shall receive a pension for life,
equal to the half-pay ofamjor of infantry in the Mexican war; said pen-
sion shall commence to run from the first day of January, anno Domini"
eghteen hundred and fifty-nine.
APoVio, June 5, 1860.

"nne , 180.o Ow. --AA4ct for &fof X . Gritaw.


Be it enat&ed the meat and Tiouns of Representatives of the Udie
&Sats*ofAmerica in "aesseo ed, That there be, and there is
eym~ent to be hereby, appropriated the shrA of three hundred and seventy-nine dollars
made AL 0.
Qritinerfordam- and seventy-seven cents, to be paid to K. C. Gritzner, out of the patent
for breach fund, for compensation and damages on account of the rescinding by the
con government of a contract made withk the Commissioner of Patents, on the
thirtieth day of March, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, for the execution
of descriptions and illustrations of the Patent Office report for that year,
before the work was completed; and that the above sum, if received by
the said Gritzner, shall be In full satisfaction for his claim under said con-
tract.
Arz ovzn, June 7, 1860.

ime Y,i86m. Os". IXXXL-As Act for tie Ak~


h Swt, UsW
W. louae, and Sad 0.
Be it enaced AV ase Sat anI Hfouse of R en~atves of the Uite
Stats of America in (7ongyms asos e That John Scott, principal, and
Judgment Hill W. House and Samuel 0. House, sureties, be, and they are hereby,
a 'tasJohn released from a judgment recoveted against them by the United States,
House, and Sam- on the fourth day of April, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, in the district
0.ouse e- court for the northern district of Florida, upon a contract awarded to said
Ues. John Scott, for carrying the mail upon route number three thousand five
hundred and three, from New Orleans to Key West, from the fifteenth
day of January, eightein hundred and fifty-three, to the thirtieth day of
June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five.
APROVzD, June 7, 1860,

June 7, iso. Cir. L=X-i Acd for te & of tm am * w Vw dau of Coe


Wi-Wan 25hmp*,of ,thU a3 a1mya n foUthnina'.
Be it enacted j to Smenate and House of Representave of the United
States of America in Youess assembled, That there be paid, out of any
Paybent to money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated;& to William . Haskell,
gmdehildren, Charles T. Haskell, Charlotte Rhet, widow of James S. Rhett, Mary K
o0
or WTe- hal.
Thompson. Darby, widow, of A. B., Darby, Caroline Lewis, widow of Dr. John B.
Lewis, Charlotte A. Goodwin, wife of Robert H. Goodwin, the grand-
children and heirs of William Thompson, who was a colonel of the third
regiment of South Carolina mounted continental troops during the revolu-
tionary war, the sum of seven thousand three hundred and eighty-eight
dollars and eighty~two cents, being the half pay for life, to which their
ancestor, the said William Thompson was entitled under the resolutions
of Congress for his services as Colonel as aforesaid, throughout the war
of the revolution, the said Colonel William Thompson having elected not
to take the commutation of five years' full pay.
Sac. 2. And he itfurtherwate4 That the Commissioner of Pensions
be authorized and required to issue in the names of the aforesaid grand-
children of Colonel William Thompson a warrant for such an amount of
bounty land as was provided for a colonel under the resolve of Congress
of September sixteenth, seventeen hundred and seventy-six.
A rPOV3D, June 7, 1860.

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THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS Szes L C. 88, 86, 87, 88, 89. 1860. 847
Cwr. LXXUL-An Act for the Relfof John W. Tayktr ad ertain othe Assigweus June Y,IM.
of Prempioxs Land Locati.
Be it enacted b, tas Sate and House of Represnates of the Untd
States of America in Cbtngres assembe That all assignments of pre-
emption bounty land-warrant locations at any of the land offices in the AgmnentS
United States, made in good faith since the nineteenth day of October, of certa pro-
emption bounty
eighteen hundred and fifty-two, and prior to the twenty-first of May, land-warrants
eighteen hundred and fifty-six, under instructions from the Commissioner m valid and
to issue.
of the General Land Office of the former date, be, and the same are patents
hereby, declared valid; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby author-
ized to cause patents to be issued in"the name of the assignee on all such
locations as now remain suspended and have not been patented.
APPROvWD, June 7,1860.

CRAP. LXXXVL-A Ad/or th Pifof Samul J. Hsley. June 9, 1850.


Be it enacted by the Senate and Rouse of Representes of ahe United
States of America in Ogress assemW, That there shall be paid to
Samuel J. Hensley ninety-six thousand three hundred and seventy-five Payment to
dollars for twelve hundred and eighty-five head of cattle by him actually 1.mul 3. Hens-
delivered, in May, eighteen hundred and fifty-two to the agents of the .
United States, for the use of the Indians in California, as found by the
Court of Claims.
A*RbvzD, June 9, 1860.

_.. . LXXXVII.-An Act/or tde Relief of Chad., .ames Laama. June 9, 186.
B i enacted by the Senate and Hows of Representatives of the United
Staes of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the
Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Charles Pames
e
James "Lanman, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appro- L,=',
printed, the sum of two thousand five hundred and seventy-eight dollars
and eighty-one cents, in full for his seriees and.expenses while acting as
a receiver of the United States land office at Monroe, Michigan, from
eighteen hundred and twenty-three to eighteen eighteen hundred and
thirty-one.
APPRov-D, June 9, 1860.

Cu". L .- Aa Act/or the Rdie/ of Andr . MaNaal. June 0, 186.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represensaes of the United
Sates of America in Congress assembled That the Secretary of the
Interior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Andrew E. Pension to
Andrew 3. Mar-
Marshall, of Pennsylvania, who was a private soldier in the Mexican s .
war, upon the pension roll, at the rate of eight dollars per *nonth, to com-
mence from and after the passage of this act.
APPsovD, June 9, 1860.

Onwp. LX]LX -A Ad graating a Pmoie to Adaide Adams, Widow of Cos- June 9,


92
mander Geye Adams, Uited Swtates Na.
Be it mated by the Senate and House of Bepresenaivs of th United
Stater of America in Congrs assemble4 That the Secretary Of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of Pension to
Adelaide Adams, widow of the late Commander George Adams, of the AdeWde Ada=s
United &Aies navy, on the pension roll, at the rate of thirty dollars per
month, and to pay her a pension at that rate from the ninth day of June,
Anno Domini eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, and continue daing her
widowhood.
ArrnovwD, June 9, 1840.

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W,-NGPXS&! Sift
S L-.. °Y-8
*On.o, 91,9, 98,94 95. 1860.
J22e690880, OL. XC..,4A 4c.?r4 WU of t& 0 aMnd Heiaof Aleander Montgmerg
Be it Mated AN th &sate and HOOs of Rprese tv of to Unted
&ate of Amer in Cbngrees au bd That the Secretary of the Late-
amout
.e , dAt
s e... nror be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to the child or children, and heirs.
at-law of Alexander Montgomery, late a private in the revolutionary
war,
0l1t
2 the amount due said Montgomery under a pension certificate issued by the
Pension Office to said Montgomery, which has not been paid to said child or
children, or heirs-at-law, by reason of the death of said Montgomery a short
time before the issue of said oeriflcate.
Ai3tou, June 9, 1860.

am Se 180. , . XCL-Ax Act j., RelM"g"ff JonD .


' e w"d 4 ts SuWt and Mw of Bpn s at of ae Uni
'ate of Ameria in onges aaemMed That the Secretary of the lnte-
Bounty lad- rior be, and he is hereby, directed to issue a bounty land-warrant for one
wmto o tion* hundred and sixty acres, to John Dixon, of Dixon's Ferry, in the State
to John Dixon. of Illinois, fIo services rendered in the Black Hawk war.
Anmovw, June 9, 1860.

June 9,1860. Ouw. XOIL-4n Adt jor t6e Wee of Beds Hza, Widow of Dafte Hayes, of
G? 4, fartfW C-t neccut.
Be it enad b the Senate and Home qf n ves of the A,ted
tates of America i .onses ase That the Secretary of the Inte-
Be" Hyes to rio. be directed to plae6]be name of Beda Hayes, widow of Dudley
have pension. Hayes, of Granby, Ha-vfod county, Connecticut, on the pension roll, at
the rate of sixty dla ,wrannum, to commence from the first of Janu-
ary, eighteen hundred pd ixty, and to continue during her natural life.
AppzovzD, June %I§Qt(.

June 9,1860. Co". XOIIL An Actfor tde Belie of Wedste S. Stele


.e eniaed6y the Senae and Bowe of Representaives of th Un'ted
States of America in Congres assem/ed, That the Secretary of the Inte-
Webste
8teele S.
to have rim. be authorized and directed to place the name of Webster S. Steele, of
pento k Ilinois, on the list of invalid pensioners, at the rate of eight dollars a
month, commencing on the fourth day of December,. eighteen
hundred and
fifty-seven, to continue during bis lifetime.
A3?aov , June 9, 1860

June 9, 86e. Cz(a. XCIV.-As Act gwd an InalidPsm to Nwatan RandaL


Be it weack4 1 the Seate and Rose of Rqpesttve of te United
Sates of America in Congres aswem e That the Secretary of the Inte-
Nathan an- rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
da to have pen- Nathan Randall, of the State of New York, on the invalid pension roll,
Sim at the rate of eight dollars per month, and to pay him at that rate from
the twelfth day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, during his
natural life.
ApitovzD, June 9, 1860.

June 9,Ism. CuAP. XZV.-An Act grati a Penion to Major Ada F. Hntr.
Beit enac t the &ate and House of Represewativaof e United
Sta of America in Cngres anembkd, That the Secretary of the Inte-
John F. Hun- rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of John
t'r to hve pen- F. Hunter on the list of invalid pensioners, and pay him a pension, at the
im rate of thirty dolikW per month, from the twenty-seventh day of January,

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THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRSS. Sam. L Om9K 7, '9%99, 106. 1840. 84
Anno Domini eighteen hundred and My-eight, and continue during his
atural lf
APPflOVE, June 9, 1860.

Cn. XCVL.-Au Ace j the- -- orddA,. EdodeArueWid of June 9,1860.


Be it enacted byj Ol Senate and Hows of Repretentaves of the United
Stater of America in Congress assembed, That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to Guadalupe Estudillo de Ar- Payment to be
guello, widow of Santiago . Arguello, late a captain in the California. mae Eto Gead-
batalhion, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, Arguello.
the sum of fourteen thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight dollars, for
losses of property sustained by him during the period of such service, and
in consequence thereof: Provided, That the moneys herein appropriated
shall be paid to the said Gaudalupe Estudillo do Arguello, in person, or
to her heirs.
APPnovnD, June 9, 1860.

Casp.XCVIL-An Acdfcr MRelifof MeWidowand oierHersof3Wiliamrws


E Jga,3uib%
1860-
deceasd.
Be it maed by ti Senate and Home of Representatives of t United
States of Amerim "i Cqogrs aseme That the Secretary of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to cancel bounty land WB iss'ued,
warrant number thirty-one thousand four hundred and seventy-four, issued t- wim. j
on the tenth day of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, to William Hig- gins.
ginson, for services rendered as a seaman in the United States navy dur-
ing .the war with Mexico, and to reissue the same to William Higgins, the
real party for whom the bounty was intended.
APPRovED, June 9, 1860.

Cmup. XCV1IL-k .Actjr ia Relie of brad .Tons. June 2, ink


Be it enacted by the Snate and House of RVnative of do United
Sat of America in Omgress asambd That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury pay to Israel Joenson, of Cass county, Indiina, out of any moneys in
the truAsury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of five hundred and
seventy dollam.
ArruovwD, June 9, 1860.

CG e. XC L-An Acefor thae RiWf'of Shade Cdktea. June 9,1860.


Beit*naced by te Senate and Hme of Representativer of the United
States of America in Congres assemble That the proper.aeounting offi-
cers allow and pay out of the treasury to Shade Calloway the sum of one madle
Paymeato be
to Shade
thousand three hundred and fifty dollars, for work done by him on the cauomy.
Tennessee River, under his contract with Brevet Lieuenant-Colonel J.
leClelland, dated the sixteenth of September. eighteen hundred and
fifty-three, according to the accoant approved and eertified by the agent
placed in charge of said work at the death of the said officer.
ArPPOVED, June 9, 1860.

Czp.C.AnAdfoMte e a"~
the kya sm Qeewtav
ks in JuneS0, 1"b
Be it enacted 4j tie Senate and Hous of Repesntative of 46~ Unite
State of America in Congress assp&ed That the Secretary of th8q.res. Paginent to
ury be, and he is hereby, direeted
... to pay, out 'of any money in the .treas- 1%0
ives o oti "
ury not Qthrwise appropriated, to the lgal representatives of David decaae oletks.
Vo.. xn. Pkav.--109

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850 THIRTY-SIXTH ONLO,.SS. Siss. I L 0, 102, :109, 104. 18I0.
Gibson, Jobn B. Shull, ElR Valette, William Bryant, and C. G. Treichel,
deceased, late clerks in the Philadelphia custom-house, the sums due them)
respectively, for arrears of compensatiqn, amounting, in the aggregate, to
nine thousand eight hundred and ninety-five dollars and seventeen cents,
as per certified statement of 4aid eustom-house, payable out of the balance
of the surplus emoluments of the collector, erroneously deposited and still
remaining in the treasury, in like manner as the other eight surviving
clerks in said custom-house were paid their arres of compensation aceru-
ing during the same period, and under tht same circumstances, as per
report of the First Comptroller, dated seventh March, eighteen hundred
and forty-six, approved by the Secretary of the Treasury.
APPuOvED, Jne 9, 1860.

JTune 9,1880. CaOr.CL-AsAct aPeuais M Ase. Lacey, ef Gr4age CObu,Temem6.


.AgraiV
Be it enated by he Senat and Hose of Be sa"ves of the United
&ateeofAmeria in Obnw asemR4 That the Seeretary of the Inte-
Pension to rior be, and he is hereby, authorized tnd directed to place the name of
Jame Lwey. James Laeey, of Grainger county, Tennessee, upon the Invalid pension
roll at eight dollars per, month, beginning on the first day of January,
eighteen hundred and sixty, and to continue during the existence of his
present disability.
APRovzD,June 9, 1860.

Jne 9, 1u0. . OI-An Adyiaw a Pam. to Aklam Ohm.


Be it aced by the Senate and 4Iouee of Beprentativee of aie United
Slates of Ameriea in Mgrpess aseeNe That the Secretary of the Inte-
Pensce to rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
Abraham Crum. Abraham Crum, of the State of Ohio, on the invalid pension roll, and pay
him a pension, at the rate of eight dollars per month, from the first day
of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, and
continue during his natural life.
APPnovna, June 9, 1860.

June 9,1860. Cip. GIL-A. Act or tleRA f Emma A. WOcJWidotl, i late Brevet

Jhory W. A w,of the U1A Ared


Be it enaced by the &nate and House of R eentatve'of the Uted
&ate8 of America in ongrms assmmb, That the Secretary of the Inte-
Pension to rior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Mrs. Emma A.
Emma A. Worn. Wood, of Utica, New York, widow of the late Brevet Major George W.
F. Wood, of the United States army, on the pension list, at the rate of
twenty-five dollars per month, to commenee from and after the passage of
this act, and to continue during life.
APPnovim, June 9, 1860.

June 9, 1560. Cow. OIV.-As Adt Prt the Relie q W. . Hoane the eHdrs of W. H. MVadewo,
ad the Rgep me of BaasJBochael.
Be it enacted by t& Senate and Bouse of Wpreentaouf ae United
Sts of America in Congrm assembed,That the Secretary of the Treas-
Pyments to be ury be, and he is hereby, directed and required to pay to W. 7. Hansel!,
mae t . z.and the heirs of W. H. Underwood, and the legal representatives of Sam-
heirs of W.]H nel Rockwell, thirty thousand dollars, being the balance of the sum of
Underwd; and sixty thousand dollars reserved in the treaty between the United States
orSamudIe . and the.Cherokee nation (negotiated on the twenty-ninth of December,
well, eighteen hundred and thirty-five) for the payment of said clains, and mis-

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THIRTY.-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sass. L Ci." 105, 106, 107, 108. 1860. 851
applied by the commissioners of the United States to the payment of other
claims ; the said sum to be distributed in the following manner: How to be Ams-
To W. Y. Hansell, eleven thousand one hundred and forty-six dollars; tbel.
To the heirs of W. H. Underwood, nine thousand and thirty-five dol-
lars -
To the legal, representatives of Samuel Rockwell, ten thousand one
hupdred and forty-four dollars.
Appovm, June 9, 1860.

Ouw. CV,-An Ad for the Me qf Ge"Sd . Juge 9, IsOe


Be it enacted S e Senate and Howe of R e'entatives of the United
Stae of.Amseca in o3ress amemb, That Gotlieb Scheerer be, and
hereby is, acquitted and releasei from the payment of a certain judgment Judgmetb
rendered against him in favor of the United States in the district court of S-ghl" Gro-e
the United States for the eastern district of Pennsylvania, in the month leased.
of June, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, on a recognizance
entered into by him for the appearance of one Joseph Hill; on the pay-
ment of the costs of the suit in which said judgment was rendered.
Arzov=, June 9, 1860.

CHAP, CVL-Ax Actfor tke Relwf of Awiior Scldader. June 0,18IBM


Be it enaaed by the enate and Howe of Paemmnatives of the United
States of Amerioa in 'oMngrew aemb That the ,itle of Anthony Schan-
der to the east half of the southeast quartr of section fifteen, in township Land title of
thirty-four, north, of range thirteen east theprincipal meridian, bein
in the Chicago land district, is hereby confirmed to him, and the Commis- ad patent to is-
sioner of the General Land Office is hereby authorized and directed to sue.
issue a patent to him therefor.
Szo. 2. Ande frer enaed That all acts or parts of acts hereto- Repeagt
fore passed are hereby repealed, so far as they may, in any manner, in- oke
terfere with the legal rights conferred by this act, and no further.
APPuOVzD, June 9, 1860.

Cxar. CVIL--An Atfor the Meif of JGm Phdm June 9,1860.


Be it enacted g the Senate and House of Represetave. of the United
&ate of Ameic in Conres aCssm , That the sum of two hundred
and fifty dollars be paid to James Phelan for his services in prosecuting Payment to
-Craig, indicted before the district federal court of the United James Phelan.
States for the northern district of Mississippi, under the appointment of
the Honorable Samuel J. Gholson, on a charge of robbing the United
States mail; and that said sum be paid out of any money in the treasury
not otherwise appropriated.
AP.Povm, June 9, 1860.

Off".
CVIE-Act Afor ahe Relie of the Of A, c nn ,iso
CVIIL-A
Ciur.~~~~ inJE~f
did f4lit q aEJue9 80

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Usited


&at of America in Congres assem d That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to the legal rep- Payment to
resentatives of the late Sylvester Day, a surgeon in the United States e ntatives
army, the sum of four hundred and twenty-six dollars, out of any money 0 SylvestrDay
in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, in reimbursement of that sum
paid for medical services at Allegheny arsenal.
APfltovzD, June 94 1860.

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852 THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRS. Sss. L Ci. 109, 10, 111, 112, 118. 1860.
Jube 9, 180o. OCm. CIL-An Ad .r the .&'Sfof de Hdre or egl Bepreseniim of Fraci.
guaiy.
Be it enacted by tae Senate and Hfouse of Representatives of the United
Sates of America in Congress assembked That the heirs or legal repre,
Land claie of sentatives of Francis Guillory, deceased, late of the Parish of St. Landry.
_eirs Of Fr.ch in the State of Louisiana, be, and they are hereby, confirmed in their claim
Gaihiory 0c. on- a a r aclo
firmed, to that tract or parcel of lands known on the public surveys of the south-
western district of Louisiana as section number one hundred and eight, in
township number four south, range number three east, and section number
seventy-eight, in township number four south, of range number four east,
containing about one hundred and ninety-five acres, and that a patent shall
Title only of . issue therefor, as in ordinary cases: rovided, That this act sh~lI only be
linquhsb re- construed as a relinquishment of whatever title may now be vested in the
United States of America, and shall in nowise interfere with any valid
adverse claim of other or third parties.
ApPRovED, June 9, 1860.

;une 9, 18 0. Cxi&. CX.-As Ajr .re Rde of I K Doser.


Be it enacted by the Senate and Homse of Representatives of the United
&ates of America in Congress assembled, That the assignment made by
Assgment of Samuel IL Dill n land-warrant for one hundred and sixty acres of land,
laud.warrant t number ten thousand one hundred and seventeen, issuWd fourth November,
R.K Doebler
made valid, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, which assignment was made on the twenty-
eighth day of November, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, to R. K. Doe-
bler, be, and the same is hereby, legalized and nade valid.
Aprnovzp, June 9, 1860.

June 9,1860. CAaz'..OIL-Aat Ad~fr tMe Bali Brvt


w iueAnt-We Mards eurlv and Cap-
ta, Chars . uE.., of the (Aied &aft Army.
Be it enacted 6y the Senate and Homse of Representatives of the United
&ater of America in Congres asmbed, That the proper accounting offi-
Credit to be cer of the treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to credit
tto Main the accounts of BreVet Lieutenant-Colonel Martin Burke and Captain
Bk, and
Ohsrls S. win- Charles S. Winder, of the United States army, with the sum of one hun-
der. for $100 dred dollars each, it being the sum they each had in their possession on
'board of the steamer San Francisco during the month of December, eigh-
teen hundred and fifty-three, at which time the said steamer was lost,
together with the above amounts, and which now stands charged against
the said Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Burke and Captain Winder upon the
books of the treasury, it having belonged to the recruiting fund of the
United States army.
APPBovun, June 9, 1860.

June 9,180. CxOw. CXIL.-A. Actfor te f of Marle W. Breoh, of Nw Y rk


Be it enacted b Snate and Rouse of Representative of the Usiled
&ates of America in COngress asembd, That the Secretary of the Inte-
Pension to rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
Charles W. Charles W. Brooks, of the State of New York, on the invalid pension
Brooks roll at the rate of eight ollars per month, and to pay him at that rate
from the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and sixty, and
continu6 during his natural life.
APFOVBD, June T 9, 1860.

June 9,1860. Ow. CX .--AActj !


Rie of Peter eersm md So., of ,.t. oINs, 2e
= ofe ns ao itisA Brigp "Jessie."
Be it enacted by tAe Senate and Hous of Rpretatives of theUsited
States of Ameriqe. in Conres assembled, That the Secretary of State be,

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and he is hereby, authorized to pay, out of any moneys in the treasury Paymeutto N
owesof the
not otherwise appropriated, to Peter Rogerson and son, owners of the British brig Jes.
British brig "Jessie," for losses incurred by reason of the rescuing of the sle.
passengers and crew of the American ship "Northumberland," in the
month of December, eighteen hundred and f*y-seven, when in a sinking
condition, and conveying them to Cork, Ireland, the sum of seven thou-
sand seven hundred and eighty-eight dollars and seventy-flive cents, or so
much thereof as may be necessary: Provded, That the proper propor-
tionate part thereof, according to the number of British subjects so res-
cued, shall be paid by the British government.
ArPatoRDv, June 9, 1860.
CAP. OXVIL-An At t reimburse go Co "tionof Georyetowa, in the Diatrbi of June 12, 1860.
Columbia, a Sear of Money advanced tomwa& eutretio / Liotf FalkB'de.
e it enacted bg the Senate and House of Representativesof the United
States of America in Cbngress assem4d, That the sum of four thousand
six hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid Go erembursed
to
out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to repay to for money ad-
the corporation of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, all moneys va, eed to con.
heretofore advanced by the said corporation for and towards the construc- stvrt bridge
tion of the bridge over the Potomac, at the point known as the Little mac.
Falls. And the said corporation of Georgetown, by accepting the provis-
ions of this act, shall waive and surrender all further claim or demand on
the government of the United States, founded on any advancement of
money or other thing towards the object herein specifiect for any purpose
whatsoever. This act shall commence and be in foree from and after its Act to tke
passage. effect from its
passae.
APROVED, June 12, 1860.
CnAr.-C I-An At to ineorate the Grmd Lode oftie hepaden Order ef Odd Jnne i,%i.
Melow of th Ditit of mia.
Be it enacted k the &nate aid Hone of Representvee o f te United
&tes of America in Obgess assembed, That John Thaw, George
Brown, C. J. Wright, Johit T. Bangs, Martin Johnson, and others, the Grand Lodge
officers and members of the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of of Odd Felows
Odd Fellows of the District of Columbia, and their successors, be, and i0 ted-
they are hereby, incorporated and made a body politic and corporate, by
the name of the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows
of the District of Columbia; and'by that name may sue and be sued,
plead and be impleaded, in any court of law or equity, and may have and
use a common seal, and the same change at pleasure, and be entitled to.
use and exercise the powers, rights, and privileges incident to such cor- Powers of cor-
poration. poration.
Suc. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said orporation shall be orptio
capable of taking and holding real and personal estate not exceeding in maynold eal
w
value the sum of fifty thousand dollars ; which estate, personal and real, ea
shall never be divided among the members of the corporation, but shall
descend to their successors, fir the promotion of the benevolent purposes
of said corporation.
Sac. 8. And be it fisrth enacted, That this corporation shall have ema make,
power to alter and amend their constitution and by-laws at pleasure: &, y-laws;
Provided, That they do not conflict with the laws of the United States, or
the laws of the corporation of Washington City.
SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That said corporation shall not exeA- shell not issue
eise banking privileges, or issue or put in circulation bank notes, or any nots &O.
-note, paper, token, scrip, or device to be used as currency.
SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue in force Act to be In
udil Congress shall by law determine otherwise, force until Con-
ApPROVED, June 12, 1860. motherwise

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854 THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sns,. L Cm 118, 119, 120,-121. 1860.
June 12,1860. CzaA. CXVIIU.-A, A.r & Bede of ANWO and H4 of Toledo, 0M.
Be it enacted b,de Senate and House of of the Unitd
',,enlatives
&ates of Americaz in Conyres assembled, That there be paid' to Smith
Payment to and Hunt, of Toledo, Ohio, the sum of nine thousand two hundred and
Hunt. sixty-five dollars and ninety cents, out of any money in the treasury not
otherwise appropriated, the same being the amount paid by said Smith
and Hunt as freight and charges on railroad iron transported while in
bond from New York city to Toledo, Ohio.
APptROvaD, June 12, 1860.

June 12, IWO. CAw. CXIX.-A Actj*r die Rdtf of Vantin Wda ea.
Be it enacd ,ythe Senate and Hown 'of prentatiesof the United
States of America in (bmer, asembAed, That the Secretary of the Inte-
PensiontoVal- rior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Valentine Wehr-
entine Wehr- helm on the roll of invalid pensioners, and pay him at the rate of twenty-
helm. five dollars per month, from and after the twenty-sixth day of January,
eighteen hundred and sixty.
Apznovzp, June 12, 1860.

June 18, 1860. CaAP. CXX.-An Act to disoe te " WgKashtm's kaal Labor Mhod and Hale
a 11
ees Wwbiid, tion for the Instruction qf do Dea and Dumb and Me
" Co

Be it enacted by t Senat and Hoe of Repri Wdte of the United


SWaes of America in Conprese assembled, That the Trustees of" Washing-
One cr stonraManual Labor School and Male Orphan Asylum Society of the Dis-
its on, & trct of Columbia," incorporated by an act of Coingress approved on the
the other. thirteenth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-two, be and they are
1. vi.ch. 4 hereby authorized and empowered, by deed or other
V " ing, to transfer all their funds and property of everyinstrument inwrit-
description to the
"Columbia Institution for the instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the
1857, ch. 48. Blind,"'incorporated by an act of Congress approved February sixteen,
Vol- P.14- 'eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, on such terms and conditions as may be
agreed upon by said corporate bodies and incorporated in such deed or
instrument of writing.
Deed to be "s- Sac. 2. And be it firther enacted That the said deed of transfer or
corded. instrument of writing shall be recorded in the recorder's office for land
titles, in the county of Washington, *and District of Columbia, and the
terms and conditions of said deed shall be as obligatory upon sAid Colum-
bia Institution as if they formed a part of its charter; and from the date
of the record thereof, as aforesaid, the trustees of "Washington's Manual
Labor School and Male Orphan Asylum Society" shall be forever there-
after absolved from their trust, and the act of June thirteen, eighteen
hundred and forty-two, conferring upon them corporate powers and privi-
Proviso as to lege, shall be thenceforward repealed: Proi"de, That all the debts and
old pecuninry liabilities of the said "Washington' s Manual Labor School and
debts, &o.,ot
corporation. Male Orphan Asylum shall be transferred to, assumed by, and be debts
of tihe said "Columbia Institution for the instruction of "the Deaf and
Dumb and the 'Blind," which shall be responsible therefor, and suits at
law or in equity may be commenced against said last-mentioned corpo-
ration the same as if said debts had been originally .incurred by it.
A.PPOBvD, June 18, 1860.

June 18, 1860. CHAP. CXKL-An Adt extening the Charterjn ar Geran Benevolent Socdy
dontgth
vi. 154,
Mol. 1.o.
p. 810. Andredaain 0Vin
,~i~on she it of CAMOinm, aprvw Jurr ftWsgsW~h, dagen
.o.
aL ito.
Be enacted by se&nat nd Ho of Reprsentatie tf the Uaited
tates of America in Congres assembled Thaw from and after the passage

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of this act, all those persons who are, or shall hereafter become, members GamSn Beser.
of the a German Benevolent Society," of the city of Washington, Dis- cle1t society In.
trict of Columbia, be, and they are hereby, made a body corporate and o- se-
politic, by the name and style of the " German Benevolent Society," and
shall so continue until the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred
and eighty; and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and by Powe" and
that name may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and dnties f the oor-
and equity and in
be answered, defend and be defended, in courts of law
all other places whatsoever; and by that name may make, have, and- use
a common seal, and the same may break, alter, and renew at pleasure,
and shall have power to ordain, establish, and put in execution such by-
laws, ordinances, and regulations as shall seem necessary and convenient
for the 'government of said corporation, not being contrary to the laws
and Constitution of the United States; and, genemlly, to do and execute
all acts neesary or proper for the objects of said corporation, subject to
the limitations of this act.
Sic. 2. And be it further enacted, That the monthly contributions and Fundsof the
all other moneys received on account of the society, may, from time to oety, how to
time, be invested in the public stocks of the United States, inloa to be invested.
dividuals, or in stocks of any incorporated banking institution or corpora-
tion, and the moneys so invested or that may be deposited shall be drawn
out of the bank or place of deposit only on the order of the treasurer,
countersigned by the secretary and approved by the president: Poovided,
nevertheles, That the said society or body politics shall not, at any one Limit to prop-
time, hold or possess property, real, personal, or mixed, exceeding in total erky*
value the sum of twenty thousand dollars: And proided, That the
annual interest on the capital of the company, or the whole or any part of How intereat
the capital, may, from time to time, be applied to aid and succor the poor may be applied.
and destitute of the society, or to such other charitable objects as the com-
pany way select.
panc. S.And be itfwrther enacted, That it shall not be lawful for the Comtioe
said corporation to deal or trade in the manner of a bank, nor issue any no Ise
note in the nature of a bank note, nor transact any other kind of business notes, &0"Muder
or deal in any other manner or thing than is expressly authorized by the PO"R7*
second section of this act; and any officer or oficers who shall have as-
sented to any such dealing or trade shall, on conviction thereof in the
proper court, forfeit and pay the sum of five hundred dollars, one half to
the use of the poor of the city of Washington, District of Columbia, and
the other half to the use of the person who may prosecute the same:
Povided, alwag, That Congress may, at any time, amend, alter, or aun _oresema
this act.MI 1860.
AePPovsu, June 18,

-Cmur. CIXI-Ms Ad to hoIrpratedo Prqydetv of Pftspec RMiS Cemiets1 . June A8 i8sm


Be it enacted k te Senate and Hoe of RA entatim V the Uited
States of Amnerca in C6ngren assembhed, That Augustus E. L. Keese,
John 0. Stork, Fred Heider, John Walter, John Guttensohn, B. Oster- Prospect il
e lery tolor-
h l the in said of
t society, be,
be F and e S successors
meye, t, Society, and their
the German Evangelical
and
and title of the Prspet Hill aCemetery,
they are hereby, created body politic andDistrit
in the corporate, by the name
of Columba, Powersand
and dutes'orport
by that and
namebeshall in any
suedhave court of
perpetual law and and
succession, be have
shallmay
equity, able and use
and liablea
to sue

common seal, and shall have power to purhase and hold not exceeding
one hundred acres of land in the District of Columbia, north of the limits
of the city of Washington, [and] to sell and dispose of such parts of said
land as may not be wanted for the purpose of a cemetery: Prvided That
at least seventeen contiguous acres shall be forever appropriated and set

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Land set apart apart as a cemetery, with authority to said corporation to receive gifts and
86 ae=etery bequests for the purpose of ornamenting and improving said cemetery,
and co
may receive be- and to hold such personal property as may be requisite to carry out
Vgefs,&.. this act.I
ofm of oo- Se. 2. Ad he it fiter eactd That the affairs of said corporation
poratio, their shall be conducted by a president, secretary, and six directors, who shall
Poes and be elected annually by a majority of the votes of said society; the said
president, secretary and directors to fill all vacancies in their own body,
and shall have power to lay out and ornament the grounds; remove and
alter old buildings and erect new ones; to lay out and sell, or dispose of
burial lqts; to appoint all necessary officers and agents, and fix their
several duties and compensation; and to make such by-laws, rules and
regulations, as they may deem proper for conducting the affairs of the
corporation, for the government of lot holders and visitors to the ceme-
tery, and for the transfer of stock, and the evidence thereof. In all elec-
tions held under this act, each proprietor shall be entitled to one vote.
Streets, &e., SzC. 8. And be itfrter enacte4 That no streets, lanes, alleys, roads,
not to be opeed or canals, of any sort, shall be opened through the property of said cor-
wy.
an. poration exclusively used and appropriated to the purpose of a cemetery:
Provi. Pvided That nothing herein contained shall authorize said corporation
to obstruct any public road, or street, or lane, or alley, now actually
opened and used as such.
Wilfufly da- Sie. 4 And be itfurter enated That any person who shall wilfully
trying or mu- destroy, mutilate, deface, injure, or remove any tomb, monument, grave-
tilating tomb,
monument,Tfne stone or other structure placed in said cemetery, or any fence, railing or
shrub, &c., how work for protection or ornament of said cemetery, or any tomb, monu-
punid, ment. gravestone or other structure thereon, or shall wilfully destroy, cut,
break, or remove any tree, shrub or plant within the limits of said ceme-
tery, shall be considered guilty of misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof
before any justice of the peace of the county of Washington, shall be
punished by fine, at the discretion of the justice, according to the aggrava-
tion of the offience, of not less than five nor more than fifty dollars.
Oserstohotd Sic. 5. And be itfurthereaed,That until an election be held under
ome until sno- the provisions of this act, the eight last named persons in section first
COMM a" shall be the managers of said corporation, and that all officers shall hold
880ts4 their respective offices until their successors shall be elected or appointed.
Burial lots not SEC. 6. And be it frter enacted That burial lots in said cemetery
Subject
an[ to debts shall not be subject to the debts of the stockholders thereof, and the land
astockkold-
a' not subject of the company dedicated to the purpose of a cemetery shall not be sub-
to taxation.. ject to taxation of any kind.
Return of in- Szc. 7. And be it .frther eacted That the said corporation shall
terments to be provide for the return, from time to time, to the corporation of Washing-
=Ode. ton, reports of all interments. made in said cemetery of persons who may
have died within the limits of the said corporation of Washington, in such
manners and according to such forms as may be prescribed, from time to
time, 4by the corporation of Washington. t &
lotCertifieate of
to have same Sao. 8. And be it furthwr snated, That a certificate under seal of the
sleet as deed, corporation, of the ownership of say lot aforesaid, shall, in all respects,
have the same effect as any conveyance from said corporation of said lot
would have if executed, acknowledged, and recorded, as conteyances of
real estate are required to be.
C tion, Sc. 9. And 6e fioer eacte That nothing in this ac" shall be
o atoisse
note construed as to authorize the said corporation to issue any note, token,
&e.,a
'cm ny. device, or scriv, or other evidence of debt, to be used as currency.
When ettakes SE. 10. And be t frtwr emated That this act shall take effect from
efect. the passage thereon
Consm ma . Szc. 11. And 6e ii fwfhw eaet, That it may be lawful for Con-
noa gress hereafter to alter, modif, or repeal the foregoing act.
Sac. 12. And be"it * Awde wet That each of the stockholdea in

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the said company shall be held liable idi his or he Individual capacity, for fodr
all the debts and liabilities of the said company, however contracted or ble fodebt. "
incurred, to be recovered by suit, as other debts or liabilities, before the
oo' or tribunal having jurisdiction of the case.
A PfovzD,June 18, 1860.

Cma. =XXII-An Actj~r th Wei of Mpyo raFn Bwdd,& June is, 1M.
BW it eatd Ay the Senae and How.. of .Repreentativerof doe MW~t
Sea of America in Cotngrm ammbkd That the Secretary of the Treas.
ury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Maryett Van PsYment to
Buskirk, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, = Van,
the sum of twenty thousand three hundred and sixty-seven dollars, in full
payment for the claim for forage, grain, cattle, and other supplies furnished
to the American army by the late Thomas Van Buskirk, deceased, of
Bergen county, State of New Jersey, during the revolutionary war.
ArmrovwD, June 18, 1860.

Cul?. CXXIV.-Aa Act fir tAe &elie of Gorge P. Man&L 18s0.


June is,
Be it mad by the enate and House of Bereeentahve of the Uted
&ates of America in Cbngmesa assebd,That the Secretary of the Treas.
Pyment to
ury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay George P. Marsh, late min- George P. Marsk
ister to the Ottoman Porte, out of any money in the treasury not other- f.,OWe M
wise appropriated, the sum of nine thousand dollars, in full for all claims ,iea.
he may have on account of special services rendered by him in Greece
in the years eighteen hundred and fifty-two and eighteen hundred and
fifty-three, under instructions from the State Department.
Ap aov=, June 18, 1860.

CHAP. CXXV.-An Act fr te Wd of Fmis rL tm mnd Me Gros. June 18, 1860.


Be it Maaed &the Senate and He of ARe ente of o United
&ta of Americ i'nCongvu ammbkd, That Mhe titles to certain tracts
of land at Green Bay, Wisconsin, eonfitned to Francis Lavonture and Lend tiths of
oPierte Gri on by the commiissoners appointed under the act of Congress, Fran Lavne
tare and Per
approved February twenty-one, eighteen hundred and twenty-three, ent. Grignon con-
ted " An set to revive and entinue in force certain acts for the adjust. fir e,.
ment of land claims in the Territory of Michigan," and which are described VoR1 p. 42i.
as follows: To Francis Lavonture, "commen d ing at low-water mark on
Fox River, and running west eighty arpena, or so far as to make said
claim contain six hundred and forty aeres, (as confirmed by said commis-
sioners,) and bounded on the south by a certain tract occupied by the
United States garrison, west and north by wild or uncultivated lands, and
east by Fox River, being sixteen arpens in breadth;" and to Pierre
Grignon for a piece or parcel of ground lying and being on the west side
of Fox River, Green Bay, immediately below the first creek that empties
into said river, about fifteen acres in front on the said river, and extend-
ing back indefinitely, be, and the same are hereby, ratified and confirmed;
and that the Commissioner of the General L.nd-Ofltee cause the said
tracts of land to be surveyed in the same manner as other private claims
to lands in Green Bay have been surveyed; and that he be required to
issfie patents thereon to and in the names of the aforesaid Francis Lavon-
tore and Pierre Grignon, respectively, subject to such legal transfers or
assignments as may have been made by them, or either of them, or thehv
heirs or legal representatives, at any time subsequent to the confirmation
to them, respectively, by the said commissioner, according to the fifth sec-
tion of the said act of eighteen hundred and twenty-three.
AppnoVE), June 18, 1860.
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858 THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Buss. L . 126, 127, 129. 1860.
Jung 13,1800. Czaz. CXXVL-A Ad pwait an/w aid Pa.sao to Beial Wrip, of New York.
Be it enacted by, tde sate and Howte of Repreaseraave of ahe Uraited
Stee of America in Oongress aae mbd That the Secretary of the Inte-
Pension to Be- rior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Beriah Wright,
aitih r of New York, upon the roll of invalid pensioners of the United State.,
mar Od .f and pay him a pension, at the rate of four dollars per month, in addition
to the pension he is now receiving, from the sixteenth day of February,
one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, during his natural life.
APPROVwD, June 18, 1860.

jun 1, 180. 0z. CXXVI.-An At for tk Rdift, raet Huhm.


Be it enated ty tAe Senate and Home of Bepresentatives of the United
States of America in Jougrese awemed, That the Secretary of the Inte-
Pension to rior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Erastus Hutchins,
Eraste Hutch- of Ohio, a soldier in the war of eighteen hundred and twelve, upon the
pension roll, and allow him eight dollars per month from the
first of Jan-
uary, eighteen hundred and sixty.
ApriovzD, June 18, 1860.

Jua-A 160. Cazp. C X.-An At to hwrpoate te Natid Cawlery and Sdo of Arts in te
Di £Wq
ownbia.
Be 4 enacted 4 the Aenate and House of Representatives of the United
Saate of America in ongress assembed That there may be established
school of arts in the District of Columbia by the persons hereinafter named a gallery
Gallert$d
StabSI.e, and school of arts, for the purpoae of promoting the improvement of the
fine arts, and their application to patriotic purposes, by means of exhibi-
tions, libraries, museum, instruction, and any other practicable operations.
Instltutdonhow Sac. 2.And be it furthwr enacted, That the said institution shall be
to be manged, under the management, direction, and government of a number of trustees,
not exceeding twenty-five, to.be elected annually by the contributors to
the said gallery and school, in such manner and under such limitations
and restrictions as may be provided in the by-laws thereof; and the first
First Trustees. trustees of the said institution shall consist of the following persons, name-
ly: Horatio Stone, John Cranch, J. M. Stanly, J. G. Bruff, Robert Bogle,
W. W. Corcoran, A. F. Cunningham, T. G. Clemsen, J. G. Berret, F. P.
Stanton,*A. Thomas Smith, H. G. Fant, Cbarles Eames, B. Ogle Taylor,
George W. Riggs, Charles Haskins, Seth Eastman, Samuel F. Vinton,
and L. D. Gale, which said trustees add their successors shall be a body
politic and corporate, with perpetual succession, by the name and style of
Name of r "The National Gallery and School of Arts;" by which name and title
Ir umpawe9 the said trustees "d their successors shall be competent and capable, in
law and equity, to take to themselves and their successors, for the use of
the said institution, any estate in any lands, tenements, hereditaments,
goods, chattels, moneys, and other effects, by gift, grant, bargain, sale,
conveyance, assurance, will, devise, or bequest of any person or persons
whatsoever: Provided, The same db not exceed, in the whole, the yearly
value of fifty thousand dollars and the same property and effects, real and
personal, to grant, bargain, sell, convey, assure, demise, and to farm let,
and to place out on interest for the use of the said institution; and by the
same name to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, in any courts
of law and equity; and to make and use a common seal, and the same to
break and alter at their pleasure; and generally, by and in the same
name, to do and transact iland every the business touching or concern-
oag the premises.
Tof
Oa ofde -- So.8. And be it furdher asaeed That the trustees aforesaid shall
Ate. thei hold their offices until the first day of October, eighteen hundred and
powers, 8M sixtynd until their successors shall be elected. And in the mean time,

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the said trustees shall pass all necessary ordinances and by-laws for the
complete organization, government, and administration of the institution
herein established. They may appoint or elect a president and secretary
of their own body, and all sch officers, profe" or teachers as to them
may seem expedient, and may confer upon them such powers, not incon-
sistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States, as may to
them seem suitable to the end in view. They shall provide for the elec-
tion of their successors on the first day of October, eighteen hundred and
sixty, and annually thereafter; but, if from any cause, such elections
should not take place at the times herein provided, they may be appointed
for any other convenient time. And the said trustees for the first elec- conditions of
tion, and their successor ever thereafter, shall determine and establish the how derm ine
rules and conditions upon which subscribers and contributors to the said
gallery and school shall be admitted as members of the said institution,
tfie manner in which they shall vote in ihe annual elections for trustees,
and the privileges they shall enjoy in the said institution, and in the lee-
tures, exhibitions, and other proceedings thereof. A majority of said trus-
tees shall constitute a quorum to do business. Quoram.
SEC. 4. And be it frther enacted That the said trustees shall have Trustees my
power to grant and confirm to meritorious persons, such degrees in the &. eg-,
arts as they may in their by-laws establish; and grant diplomas or cer-
tificates, under their common seal, and signed by the president and
secretary to authenticate and perpetuate the same. $hbll ke
Szc. 6. And be it fter enacted, That it shall be the duty of 8 -
trustees to keep regular books or journals, in which shall be entered, e whieh ahwl
under their direction, an account of all their ordinary acts and proceed- be open to i-
ings ; all the by-laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations; a schedule of sPeeotio,
all the property and effects of every, kind which may in any way be
vested in the said trustees for the use and benefit of the said institution;
and the names of all the subscribers and contributors qualified to vote
for trustees, with their respective places of residence. And the said
books or journals shall at all times be open to the inspection and exami-
nation of the said subscribers and contributors, and when required by
either House of Congress, it shall be the duty of the said trustees to
furnish any information respecting the institution and its affairs which
may be so required.
Sno. 6. And be it furlher emaed, That nothing in this act shall be so .
construed as to authorize said corporation to issue any note, token, e y
device, scrip, or other evidence of debt to be used as a currency.
Sue?. And be it further enate4 That this act may at any time be Acttaybe
altered, amended, or repealed by the Congress of the United States amn .,x
Szo. 8.AndbeitirthwenadThat its ha not be lawfufor the n
corporation hereby created to adopt any system of lottery or chances, as a not to dietrbuts
works of an by
means of making a revenue, or in distributing any works of art. lottery, &A.
Appntovxu, June 15, 1860.

C".CXXXI.-n Atfor do Ree of Fcis Dain" June 15, !L0.


Be it enaed by the &nae and House of Regesenprtew es of as Uwted
&at of Ameica in Congress ammbld, That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to Franc Dainese, late, consul Paymentt
at Constantinople, the, sum of four thousand eight hundred and twenty
dollars and ninety-nine cents, in full of all claims and demands of the said
Francii Dainese upon the United States for his travelling, contingent, and
other expenses, as well as for losses sustained by him in, and connected
with, the consulate pt Constantinople; to be paid out of any money in the
treasury not otherwise appropriated.
APPROVED, Juni 15, 1860.

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jum. i6, 1860. Caw. C IV.-Ax Ac fir th ~ of e YMinmy Socey qf tdo eHAOdist

Be it meacted k te Senate and Rome of epesentatives of the Ulited


States of America in (Ompres assm~bed, That there shall be paid, out of
s2o0 o to be any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Missionary
paid Ir 151e5 Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church the sum of twenty thousand
f land ch1 dollars, upon filing in the proper department a release to the United States,
to be approved by the Attorney-General, of all claim to the land embraced
within the limits of the military reservation at the Dalles, in Oregon Ter-
ritory, and of all claim for damages for destruction of property on or near
the said land by the United States troops or volunteers or Indians at any
time anterior to the date of aid release.
APPRov&D, June 16, 1860.

Jun. Ie, I6. C. XL.-An At JrMe Reif of Ameo Dart.


Be it enated by the Seate and Houe of Representatives of te United
States ofAmerica in Congress aserMod, That the proper accounting ofil-
Paiinet ia cers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, authorized and
oDaty toAA- directed to pay, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appro.
priated, to Anson Dart, late superintendent of Indian affairs in the Ter-
ritory of Oregon, the sum of four thousand dollars per annum, deducting
therefrom twenty-five hundred dollars per annum, elready received, for
the time he served as such superintendent, being from the first day of July,
eighteen hundred and fifty, to the fourth day of May, eighteen hundred
and fifty-three; and also to settle with him upon principles of equity and
justice, so as to indemnify him for all moneys paid and expenses incurred
by him for the use and benefit of the government, 'for the services of an
extra assistant clerk six months, and for the board of the Indian inter.
preters employed by him during his term of office as superintendent as
aforesaid.
Aix-wiozD, June 16, 1860.

June is, iS60. CK. CXLVL-An Ac for the Ref of Somo Wadswth
Be it enacted 4 tMe Senate and Hose of Representatives of the United
&ates of America in Congress assembled, That the title of Solomon Wads-
Land titl, con- worth, of Clayton county, in the State of Iowa, be, and the same is hereby,
frmed to 8olo- confirmed to lots numbers two and three, in section number fifteen, in
moise
andplet
mo Wadsworth. township number ninety-four north, of range three west, containing one
hundred and thirty-four acres and eighty-four hundredths of an acre, in
said State of Iowa, and that a patent issue therefor, in accordance with
the laws of the United Stateg6 upon the payment of one dollar and twenty-
five cents per acre therefor into the proper land office of the United
States.
A"PROVED, June 16, 1860.

JUN. n, is"e. On"&. CXLVU.-4n Ad for the Relie of JdAhufams


Be it esiated by the Snate and Hous ofRepeen"tw of td United
State of America in ongre .eas
,Paymnt to. ury be, and he hereby is, directed, out of That the Secretary of the Tra-
any money in the treaauq not
ATM114 teri not
.etra
lblg. partmenteofapropriated, to pa
tate, the sum to John
of two hundred dollars, in
and eightyemployee
Brannan,.an ftdU D.
in the for
extra services as librarian in said department, from the fifteenth of Sep-
tember, eighteen hundred and fift-eight, to the fifteenth of Janaw, eigh-
tee hundre and Mfy-nine being at the rate of four dollars per day, after
ded uctiag the pay received by him as an employee during said time.
. Or, June 16, 1860.for

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Cn. CXLVUL- Afr do RAef qf R W. CQa. ja, is"w.
Be it enated 4P ase Senate and Howe of Areresentative. of the Unite
&de of Americ in Coo s asembed, That there be paid, out of any
money in the treasury not otherwise a propri te, to B. W. Clarke, late Paymet to I.
assistant messenger in the office of the Commissioner of Pensidns, the sum W.Jre for
of two hundred and twenty-five dollars, in fill compensation for extra ser- o. services.
vices performed by him in said office as clerk, from January one, eighteen
hundred and fifty-one, to October one, eighteen hundred and fifty-one.
A.PPOrBD, June 16, 1860.

OCa". CXLIL-An Actfor doe Weiof David Mpfs. June 16, left.
Be it enacted by th Seale and Hous of R*premadve of ae Uited
States of America in Coopres assembled That the Secretary of the Tress.
ury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to David Myerle, out of any Payment Of
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty thou- Ny80 foroae,
sand dollars, for losses, sacrifices, and expenses incurred by him in testing &6., in testing
and establishing the practicability and safety of the process of water-rotting o
hemp, under the direction of the Navy Department.
APpaovw, June 16, 1860.

Ouar. -An Ac grAt a Pension to Maria &mfirmv, Widow of Major June 1,1860.
Window F. aderson
Bb it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreentative of the United
Sate of America in Congress aneme That the Secretary of the Inte- .o
rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of M
Martha Sanderson on the invalid pension rolls of the United States, at the so.
rate of twenty-five dollars per month, to commence on the first day of
January, eighteen hundred and sixty, and to eontinue during her widow-
hood.
APPROvw, June 16, 1860.

NAP. CLL-Ax Act greasin a Penson to .Taus AleWade-, = s waW Sodier of Jum1 IS,1low
doe Warofeightulm m" and hev&m
Be it enacted by the Senate and Howe of Reprsetatives of Vsted
Um
Skae of America in Congress asseme, That the Secretary of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and instructed to place the name of Penso to
James Abram-
James Alexander on the invalid pension lists of the United States, at the der.
rate of eight dollars per month, commencing on the first day of January,
eighteen hundred and sixty, and to continue during his natural life.
ApPovND, June 16, 1860.

Our. CL-As.a Actfr the Re i of . R. Cwap. June 16, I6.


B it enaed y tbe Sate and Howe of Reprenvtaes of tMe Uited
tates of America in Coges asemb d, That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to J. B. Grump, out of any money " Payment to J.
in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sun of seven hundred and B " smt,
fifty dollars, in fill for his expenses in returning from Santa Fe, in eigh-
teen hundred and fifty-nine, and for services, subsequently, in aiding Su-
perintendent F. F. Beale in the preparation of the official report of his
wagon road exploration.
Apraovnn, June 16, 1860.

o. aCLU-Axn A w t&e Relif Atn . c Portary T6. Ju 16,e


Be &t eted by the Senate and Howue of Representative of the United
StatesoqfAnwicain Conaves ssemhqtL That the Secretary of the Tress-

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APasmetto ry be, and he is hereby, directed to pay, out of any money in the treastry
Lon
L not otherwise appropriated, to Anton L. C. Portman, late clerk to Com-
Portman as
Dutoh Intrpret- modore X- C. Perry, while in command of the East India squadron, the
er. sum of three thousand dollars, for his services as Dutch interpreter during
the negotiation of the treaty between the United 8tates and the empire
of Japan, from the preliminary preparations to the final completion of said
negotiations.
Amovti, June 16, 1860.

June i6, 1860. MAP. d for Lie Rdif of JoeM. Suix.


AV.-n
Be it exacted by td Senate and Howse of Reprawentath of the Vitited
&aes of America in Congress assem l That the proper accounting off-.
l1 a h er of the treasury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to Joel M. hmith
a sum equal to two per centum on all moneys disbursed by him as agent
for paying penaions prior to February fifteen, eighteen hundred and fqrty-
seven, and for which he may not have received compensation.
APprOVzD, June 16, 1860.

June 1, 1860. Czt. CLV.-A Acfor do e of Benjamin Sajn.


Be it enacted Sy the Senate and House of Repenvmatve* of the &unicad
Sta of Anbrica in Congress assembked That the Secretary of the Treas-
Payment to ury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to Benjamin Sayre, of Wabash
Benjamin ay .county, Indiana, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appro-
priated, the sum of two thousand and forty-three dollars, in full of his
claim for work and labor, under his contract with the United States, bear-
ing date December eight, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, in section sixty-
seven of the Cumberland road in Indiana, in the division east of Indianap-
olis.
ApPRovED, June 16, 1860.

June 18,180. CHAP. CLVL-Ax Actdr tdi


Relief of 2floas B Livingston.
Be it eated y the Snate and House of Reprwe aivs of Me Unid
Sae. of America in Congress assmAled, That the Postmaster-General
Payment to be, and he is hereby, authorized to receive and consider such testimony
T on .&m -as may be produced by Thomas R. Livingston; and ithe is satisfied from
such testimony that said Livingston did not intend to bid for the mail ser-
vice he is now performing on mail route number ten thousand five hun-
dred and twenty-seven, in the State of Missouri, and that the person who
prepared said bid inserted Maysville by mistake, instead of Stewartsville,
then the Postmaster-General is authorized and required to pay said Liv-
ingston, in addition to his present pay, a fair price for transporting the
mails from Stewartsville to Maysville, from the conmencement of said
service.
AppnovD, June 18, 1860.

June 19,1860. Cxs. CLI.-An Act graningan rnvald Pmon to EIskd Toer.
Be it maded tMe Seate and Hose of Representativ of the Uited
Sates of America in Congress assemUe That the Secretary of the Inte-
Pension to rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
KekWtJo. Ezekiel Jones on the invalid pension roll of the United States, at the
rate of sixteen dollars per month, commencing from and after the passage
of this act.
AppxovzD, June 19, 1860.

June A 1850. Cn. CLI--s Adt Ar dto of A Ad-An, of Oo.


Be * enaed by the Sm aemd Hows of Bopeswntative of the Vited
State of Americi ins Congress assembled That the Secretary of the Iate-

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rior be directed to eause to be issued to Josiah Atkins, of the State of Bounty lad-
Ohio, a bounty land-warrant for one hundred and sixty acres in lieu of Akns
warrant number fifty-four thousand eight hundred and ninety-three, issued
to said Atkins under the act of March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-
five, the same having been lost in transmission through the mails by the
Commissioner of the General Land Office to the register an& recorder at
Council Bluff, Iowa, in the year eighteen hundred and fity-eight, the
same to be issued under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of
the Interior may prescribe.
Anneovwm, June 19, 1860.

Cz~r. OLxI.-A, Act to iamopors. thasw wWmge Larar Am"*iti,. June it, 1860.
Be it enacted k the Seate and House of Representative of the United
Sttes of Abnvim in Congrew anemed, That Richard H. D. Cooper, Qorporatom
James B. Peake, Elmon A. Adams, John H. B. Jenkins, Edward L
Boteler, Samuel A. H. Marks, jr, Donald MeCathron, and others, to-
gether with those who may hereafter become associated with them, are
hereby made, declared, and constituted a corporation and body politic in
point of law and in fact; to have continuance forever under the name, (aorPos
style, and title of the East Washington Library Association.
Szo. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said corporation by the l , iof Poesand
co-
name and style aforesaid be, and shall be hereafter, capable, in law and poration.
equity, to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to recover and be
recovered from, within the District of Columbia, in as effectual a manner
as other persons or corporations can do; that they shell appoint such offt-
cers as they may deem necessary and proper, to assign them their duties,
and remove them and appoint others when duty or the laws of the associ-
ation make it necessary; and the said corporation shall have the right to
adopt any rules or measures necessary for its kovernment and for the
general accomplishments of the objects of the association, and for those
who are hereinafter mentioned: -Provided,
That they are not inconsistent
with the laws of the District of Columbia or of the United States in any
manner whatsoever.
Szc. 3. And he it further enacted, That all and singular the goods, Corporation
chattels, and other effects of what kind or nature, and moneys, that have may teoa to
been or may hereafter be given, gran d, or devised to the said associa- extent ofnotover
tion, or to any person or persons, for e use thereof, or that have been or 50,001.
shall be hereafter purchased or secured for or on account of the said asso-
ciation, be, and the same is hereby, vested in and secured to the said corpo-
ration: Proided,That the goods, chattels, effects, and moneys thus vested
in and secured to the said corporation shall not, in the whole, exceed the
sum and value of fifty thou~sand dollars.
SEC. 4. And he it further enacted, That this act may at any time be This sot may
altered, amended, or repealed by the Congress of the United States. be altered, &o.,
APPROVzD, June 19, 1860. or repealed.

CiaO . CLXVIIL-An At/or to Rdief of &mud H. Taylor. June 21, 1560.


Be it enacted bj the &nate and House of Representati of th United
States of America in Congresm assembled, That there be allowed and Payent to
paid, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Sainvel K Tay,
Samuel H. Taylor the sum of two hundred and seventy dollars for extra lot.
service performed by him as messenger in the of ee of the Third Auditor
of the Treasury, from Juns, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, to Septem-
ber, eighteen hundred and fifty-flve.
Appiovw, June 21, 1860.

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une 21, 1WO. Oga. CLXIM-AsAtjir do Rdiqef asi' N. Cay.
Be it enated b the Senate and Home of Represen"va of the Uited
State of America in Conges aem ed, That the Secretary of the Tress-
Pyment to ury be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treasury not
Zrui.Lty otherwise appropriated, to pay to Cassius I. Clay, the sum of five hun-
dre d coststhirly-three
ment, dorecovered
and interest, and twenty
againstcents,
him for the amount
by one of a judg-
Elisa .Bowle. for
trespass in executing a military order of his superior officer, in eighteen
.hundred and forty-six, together with interest from the first of October,
eighteen hundred and forty-eight, the date of payment of said judgment,
casand interest.
APMOVED, June 21, 1860.

JCt, CaP.
pss0.
June21, CLXX.-As
860.of Aetfr the d AsH.
of'WaHers or Leg Rqpre
rasm. ss of the Estatf

Be it enacted &j the Senate and Hows of Represntatve of te (uft-


pIyet to ted Stat of America in Obngress assembled, That there be paid, out of
hei. o ., of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the heirs or
soare LMa- legal representatives of the estate of Charles L Mason, lhte secretary of
SO") the Territory of Washington, the difference between the salary of the
governor of said Territory and the ,qecretary, during the time that the
governor of said Territory was absent from the Territory by permission
of the President, and the duties of governor were discharged by said
Charles H. Mason.
APaPRovx, June 21, 1860.
June1 1, 10. CMAP. CLXXL-As Act for h Relf of Mayaret Wkdtdhd.
Be it enacted by te Senate and Rouse of resentativ of de Uited
Saes of America in Congress asembe That the Secretary of the In-
Pension to terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to place the name of
Whtte- Margaret Whitehead, widow of William Whitehead, late a boatswain in
the navy of the United States, on the pension roll, and cause her to be
paid the sum of ten dollars per month, from the ninth day of April, eigh-
teen hundred and fity-four, during widowhood.
APROVE), June 21, 1860.

June 31,1860m Ciar. CLXIL-As Adt for doe Relitf of EMae & Eimscomb.
B it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre staves of t Uited se
Sates of America in Congres asmbed, That kben S. Hanscomb be,
Eben S. Han- and he is hereby, authorized to enter the southeast quarter of section
comb inmaj
land ent
Nnne- sixten, township twenty-eight north, range twenty-four
sxen wnyfu west, in the dis-
sota, &o. trict of lands subject to sale' at Forest City, State of Minnesota, upon the
payment by said Hanscomb of the usual minimum of one dollar and
twenty-five ents per acre; 'ad the Commissioner of the General Land
Office is directed to issue a patent on said entry: od, however, that
no bond fde-claim, or right of any other parties, or of the State of Min-
nesota to said land, shall be in any wise prejudiced or affected by the
terms of this act, until their assent shall have been first obtained.
Superintendent SEc. 2. And be it fwter enacted, That the superintendent of public
ot sohools to
,elet land inlieu schools in the State of Minnesota is authorized to select an equal quantity
thereof, of other lands in said State, for the use -of public schools, in lieu of the
lands herein granted.
ArPPovzD, June 21, 1860.

June 21, I86. CxA. CLXXI.-An Adt jr th RIef of PhNp B. Hd. and Wiham Pedrich.
Be it enacted r th Senate and oame of r e ec of ted
Stats of Americaw im e agr = the Secretary ofothe

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Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay Philip B. Payment to
Holmes and William Pedrich, out of any money in the treasury not Pht & Holmes
ad wmtam
otherwise appropriated, the sum of three thousand dollars, for the inven- Pedrlo.
tion of a machine for cutting raw hides into strips for making hide ropes
for the use of the navy of the United States: Aovided, That the United pmvw
States shall be authorized hereafter to use said machine free of any charge
by claimants, their heirs, or assignees.
APPROVED, June 21, 1860.

Cn. CLXXIV.-An Act for tie Rdif of Peru and AVlj. June 21, 18.
Be it enacted k the Senate and How of Representatives of the Uited
States of America in imogrese assemed That the Postmaster-General
be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to adjust the accounts of Acwano fltS
Peay and Aylrffe, late contractors on mail route, number seven thousand t, be Ad Al"d.
five hundred and three, in the. State of Arkansas; and if it appears, from
evidence produced by said Peay and Ayliffe, or on the fies of the depart-
ment, that the said contractors, in consequence of the weight of the mails,
were compelled between the first July, eighteen hundred and fifty-four,
and fifteenth day of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, to perform
extra service, not contemplated in, or covered by, their contract, then the
accounts of said contractors for such extra service shall be audited and
paid, at a fair rate of compensation, out of any money'in the treasury not
otherwise appropriated.
APPRovED, Juvi 21, 1860.

esu. CLXXV.--An Act for the Re'_lef of Emitie G. Jones, Executrix of Thomas P. Jtme21, 180.
Aone, decesed and ffancy H. Aemt, Aodunietawhu of Welter R Joinso,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative, of the United
Sgates of America in Congress ausemUe That the Secretary of the s to
Treasury be, and he hereby is, directed, out ofany money in the treasury Jones.
jiae-o.
not otherwise apffropristed, to pay to Emilie G. Jones, executrix of
Thomas P. Jones, deceased, the sum of two thousand two hundred and
fifty dollars, in full for the services of the said Thomas P. Jones as a
member of the board of examiners, appointed by the Secretary of the
Navy, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved Mirch third, 1848, ch. 4.
eighteen hundred and forty-three, entitled "An act to modify the act en- Vol v. p.6 2.
titled 'An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers 1888, oh. 191.
on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam,'" approved VoL v. p. 0_.
July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight.
Sac. 2. And be it further enadted, That the Secretary of the Treasury Payment to
be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treasury not other- 14"6 Y
of Walter " 'L Jeaa
wise appropriated, to pay to Nancy M. Johnson, administratrix
. Johnson, deceased, the sum of two thousand two hundred and fifty
dollars, in full for the services of the said Walter B. Johnson, as a mem-
ber of the board of examiners, appointed byapprovd Marchofthree,
the Secretary the Nav
igh
under the provisions of the act of Congress,
*teen hundr6d and forty-tOree, entitled "An act to modify the act entitled
' An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on
board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam,'" approved July
seven, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight.
APPROVzD, June 21, 1860.

Cu". CLXXVL-A, Act for & Bf i of amcq W. FWr. -June 1,16o.


Be it enacted by the Snate and House of Representatives of to Usited
Sktes of America in Congress amemmbed, That the Secretary of the In.
terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of (enelo t..
Chauncey W. Fuller upon the invalid pension rolls, at the rate of eight ruw. "
VOL. XII. Pm'v.-111

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dollars per month, to commence on the first day of April, eighteen hun.
dred and fifty-eight, and to continue during his natural life.
Appovg, June 21, 1880.

Juneg 91860 Ou. CLXXVIL-An Adt to emb inncrainPriests Land Caim~in the State of
Be it encted kr te Snate and Home of Reprow atis of the V'd
Certain privateStates of Anwicr in Congreu a mMe, That the decisions in favor of
lad clais in certain claimants hereinafter mentioned, made by the recorder of land
Miberi Oon. titles in the State of Missouri, and the two commissioners associated with
18c9, oh. 180. him, by virtue of an act entitled "An act for the final adjustment of pri-
"oL iv.P . Tate land claims in Missouri," approved July nine, eighteen hundred and
1838, oh. 84. thirty-two, and an act supplemental thereto, approved March two, eighteen
VoL iv. P. 661 hundred and thirty-three, as entered in the transcript of decisions trans-
mitted by the recorder and commissioners to the Commissioner of the
General Land Office, which decisions ase named and numbered as follows,
to wit: Israel Dodge, number two hundred and eighty-eight; Walter
Fenwick, number three hundred and thirty-nine; and Mackey Wherry,
number eighty-six; said claims having been by said board reported in the
first clas andreeommended for confirmation, be, and the same are hereby,
confirrned to the respective claimants aforesaid, or their legal representa-
tives, to the extent recommended by said recorder of land titles and com-
missioners, that is, to Israel Dodge, or his legal representatives, seven
thousand and fifty-six arpens; to Walker Fenwick, or his legal represen-
tatives, ten thousand arpens; and to Mackey Wherry, or his legal repre-
sentatives, sixteen hundred arpens.
Provision In Sze. 2. Ad be itfwther encte That, in case either of the claims
case claims have
not been and a confirmed by this act, or any part thereor, has not been located or sur-
not be located, veyed, or cannot be located or satisfied, either for want of a specific loca-
tion prior to this confirmation, or because the land upon which the same
is located has been otherwise disposed of by the general government, it
shall be the duty of the surveyor-general of the district, upon proof satis.
factory to him that such claim has been confirmed, and that the same, in
whole or in part, has not and cannot be satisfied for the reasons aforesaid,
or from any cause, to issue to the claimants, or their legal representatives,
a certificate of location for a quantity of land equal to that so confirmed
and unsatisfied, which certificate may be located upon any of the public
lands of the United States subject to sale at private entry, at a price not
Proviso, exceeding one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre: .Proided That such
location shall conform to the legal divisions and subdivisions as provided
by law.
Omattfe of Sit. 8. And be it fther enacte That the register of the proper
entr7 to issue, land-office, upon the location of such certificate, shall issue to the person
and patent. entitled thereto a certificate of entry; upon which, if it shall appear to
the satisfaction of the Commissioner of the General Land Ofifce that such
certificate has been fairly obtained, a patent shall issue as in other cases.
APROVED, June 21, 1880.

June 21, 1860. CoAi.CLKXVUL.-An At to redeh Smnd Seion and other Potions of an At
pased
Dgheoecod
Jue, iglsashunredwadflfts4ht, entitled "An Adt to po
Wd for Me Location of crtai dPrivate Land aau in h Slate of Misor,
andforotedPuqoes."
Be it enacted by tMe Senate'andHosss of/Representadive of th Vnited
Aof 1*1, States of America in Cbngress assemble4 That the second section of an
oh. 81, 49, VoL act passed the second day of June, one thousand eight hundred and ffty-
zwp.904, re- eight, entitled " An act to provide for the location of certain confirmed
private land claims in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes;' and
all other parts of said act which relate to landsin Louisiana, confirmed

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THIRTY-S H CONGRESS, Sus. L C& 178, 182, 191, 192,198. 1860.867
by said second settion, (so fir as said lands are coneemed,) be, and the
same are hereby, repealed.
Sze. 2. And be it Oe
nae, That Congress hereby refuses to Certain olalme
confirm to the claimant under the Houmas grant, the luads embraced a ft
certificates number one hundred and twenty-five to W'lliam Conway, noteeonlw-ed
number one hundred and twenty-seven to Daniel Clark, and number one
hundred and thirty-three to Donaldson and Scott.
APPMOVED, June 21, 1860.

CA. CLXXXI--An Ad to prod to Me Port Hron, MI'hgan, a Pat of June 2,1860.


qafto
the
da*wonta
Plae . Reaervatioa Of oirt
G"A jff Enlarowen Of th t Ceaeeenj at
Be it nacted by the Senate and Houw of Represnate qf Owe United
heof Aerb a 4tized a bK That the Secretary of War be, o litar
aandnd required to convey the cy of tort reservation
not to f(t ? Po
of the military
7 reservation
the land other the cityasolot
'IPort
' Fort Gratiot,
ofad]joining
purpose, cemetery
far and ,v-
Michigan, taken from for no
Huron,
exceed thirty
be used
and tosuch its beenlargement and
for to
acres,
under conditions and reservations as in the opinion of the Seeietary
of War the publi interest present or prospective may require.
Appuo D, June 22, 1880.

Ca". CXCL-An Adfir the Meif of te Ca iat. June 2,ISO&


Be it enacted by the Seate and House of 1epe atves of the Uie
States of Amerta in Congress asseme That the Postmaster-General
be authorized and directed to examine and adjust the claim of the Cali- Aecoun of
fornia Stage Company for extra services performed on routes numbers ,,fol tae
twelve thousand five hundred and forty-five and twelve thousand five exaintade
hundred and thirty-five in California, for four years ending June thirty, justed, &s.
eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, and the amount found due to said con-
tractors shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise
appropriated.
APPROVzD, June 22, 1860.

Ow. OXCIL-An Adt for the Wulof WM=la ZXla. Jane , 1860
Be it enacted by the Seate and House of R nt of the United
tates of America in Congres m , That the proper accounting
officers of the treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized to allow to °Credit
t.
Inao-
Lieutenant William Nelson, United States navy, in the adjustment of his uf t --
accounts, the amount charged against him for goods stolen from the United Nelson to extent
States ship Fredonia, while under his command: Provide4 That the of i100 .7.
same shall not exceed Que thousand and five dollars and seventy.ix cents.
APpROVED, June 22, 1860.

Ca". OXCIII.-An Act for ae Ediqf of Rbat aketL Tune 2,


1880.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Reprenatives of the
United Skt of Amerwia in Ongresemed That Robert John- Robert John-
ston, of the city of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania, be, and he ston may loate
is hereby, authorized to locate, on any of the public lands of the United eeotlyuhmtay
States subject to location with military bounty land warrants, the follow- rnts&
ing described bounty land warrants heretofore issued under and by virtue
of the act of eleventh February, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, viz. 184, oh. .
98,
Number thirty-five thousand eight hundred and eighty-five, issued to VOL ix- .P
Charles EL Burns; number thirty-Ave thousand nine hundred and thir-
teen, issued to John Hurr; number thirty-five thousand nine hundred and
eighteen, issued to John Lehman. number thirty-five thousand nine hun-

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868 THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Szss. L Cm 198, 194, 195. 1860.
dred and nineteen, issued to Amos Lightner; number thirty-seven thou-
sand one hundred and seventy-six, issued to Henry Wells; number thirty-
eight thousand seven hundred and twelve, issued to Jesse C. Moore; num-
her thirty-eight thousand seven hundred and thirteen, issued to Thomas
T. Mahan; number thirty-eight thousand seven hundred and twenty-six,
issued to James Smith; number thirty-nine thousand seven hundred and
flfy-five, issued to James Deal; number thirty-nine thousand seven hun-
dred and ify-sx, issued to William E. Fennimore; number thirty-nine
thousand seven hundred and fifty-nine, issued to John 0. Hardy; number
forty-four thousand three hundred and seventy-nine, issued to Samuel K.
Worms; number forty-four thousand six hundred and ninety-eight, issued
to Bshaw Barely; number forty-four thousand eight hundred and fifty-
threi, issued to John Kolk; number forty-four thousand eight hundred
and lifty-niae, issued to Charles Corragin; number forty-four thousand
eigbt hundred and seventy-live, issued to Ludolph Wedemeyer; numbes
forty-four thousand eight hundred and seventy-six, issued to Daniel
Meyer; number forty-four thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven,
issued to Frederick Meyer; number forty-four thousand eight hundred
%nd seventy-eight, issued to Henry E. Layton; number forty-four thou-
sand eight hundred and eighty, issued to Daniel Adams ; number forty-
five thousand seven hundred and twenty-nine, issued to Jeremiah Gens-
mer; number forty-five thousand seven hundred and thirty-one, issued
to George M. Newell; number forty-five thousand eight hundred and
sixty-six, issued to John Randolph; and number fifty-five thousand two
hundred and ninety-eight, issued to John Wallace, the discharges received
by said soldiers after the conclusion of their respective terms of service
having, as is alleged, been purchased from them for a valuable considera-
Provio tion : ProvidedA That if it shall hereafter appear that the said soldiers
did not, in whole or in part,.receive a fair and valuable consideration for
such discharge, it shall and may be lawful for them, or their heirs, to as-
sert their claims respectively in a court of law, and the particular tracts,
selected in satisfaction of the warrants aforesaid, shall severally be subject
to such claims in law or equity, and the patents which may issue for such
Proviso, tracts shall certify accordingly: And provided further, That any assign-
ment made of either of the land warrants, or the locations thereof, prior
to thc issuing of patents, shall be absolutely null and void in law and
equity.
APPROVED, June 22, 1860.

June 2, 1860. Cr.&. CXCIV.-An Ac to Wzoirie te &*t of te AcacotsofEward _yE,de-


ceased, late Coas of d Viad , an at Bmba, as Pricd of Ji and Et.
Be it enacted the Senate and House of Representati've of the United
States of America in Corress aseemed, That the Secretary of the Treas-
Accounts of ury be, and he is hereby, authorized to settle, upon principles of justice
bdward Ely, to and equity, the accounts of Edward Ely, deceased, late consul of the
)e std United States at Bombay, and he is hereby authorized and directed to
pay to the legal representatives of the said decedent, out of any moneys
in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, whatsoever sum shall appear
to be due the said decedent upon the settlement of the said account.
APPROvED, June 22, 1860.

June 22 18o. Cw. CXCV.-As Ad pir the , io"of Mar Preston, Widow of Geory Phrat .
Be it enacted b d Senate and House of ereentatves of o United
States of America in OWmress assemed That the Secretary of the In-
Pension to terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place upon the
Mury Pre . pension rolls, at the rate of eight dollars per month, the name of Mary
Preston. widow of George Preston, late an ordnance sergeant in the service

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THIMTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. S=. L C& 196,197,198,199.- -1860. 849"
of the United States, from the seventh of February, eighteen hundred
and My-nine.
A"RovzD, June 22, 1860.

CnH". CXCV.-Aq Ad for do Rli of Dad Wado. June 2, 1se.


Be it enacted by~ the Senate and Homse of*rwaves of the VUdied
&ates of America in Congress aswsbl That the Secretary of War be,
and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to David Waldo, out of Payment to
any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of nine David Walde.
thousand nine hundred and thirty-six dollars, being the amount of dam-
ages awarded by the report of the Quartermaster-Geeral of the United
States army, for the non-fulfilment, on the part of the government of a
contract made with him in May, eighteen hundred and My, for deliver-
ing corn at Fort Laramie, and the payment of which is recommended by
the Secretary of War.
Aprovun, June 22, 1860.

Our. CXCVIL- Act fir the Ref Sylter . Jne 2%lo0.


Be it enacted k th Senate and Hows of Reresentativ of the United
Sttsof .neicoa in Congress asseo d, That the claim of Sylvester Lnd claim of
Gtay, a free man of color, made under the pfedmpton act of September SZ)hester GM
fourth, eighteen hundred and forty-one, to the northwest quarter of see- Lo ..
tion fourteen, in township forty-eight, of range thirteen, of the lands of 18U, c'
""
the United States subject to sale at the land office at Superior, Wiscon- V v
sin, be, and the same is hereby confirmed; and upon completion of such
claim, by payment of the purchase-money, or the location of a bounty
land warrant, the Secretary of the Interior shall cause to be issued to the
said Sylvester Gray, a patent for the said land, as in other cases.
APPROVSD, June 22, 1860.

COuP. CXCVIIL-As Ad for the ReWqf Zkemat WOm A. Wher, oq June9, 160.
Be it enacted by the S6ena and House of Rpresentaives of t& Uited
States of America in Conre assembled,That the proper -accounting of-
ficers of the treasury be, and they are hereby authorized and direeted to Aloe
ardin toBe-
be
credit the account of Lieutenant Willam A. Winder, of the United States oout Of Wila
army, with the sum of one hundred dollars, it being the amount he had in A. Winder.
his possession on board of the steamer San Franciseo, in the month of
December, eighteen hundred and fifty three, when said steamer was lost,
together with that amount of money, and which now stands charged against
the said Lieutenant William A. Winder, upon the books of the treasury,
it having belonged to the recruiting fund of the United States army.
A PROVzD, June 22, 1860.

CHAP. CXCJI.-An Adt amndasne of an Act appe -Mef


me jfu,*eth dOO, h98. June 2%1560.
drd and fifi eht, jf- the Relief of She ..
Be it enacted by ah ,ate and House of RpresenWv of te Uited voL p. 5.
tates of Aeica in Cong anb That the Postmaster-General
be, and he is hereby authorized to reexamine upon the evidence now in Certan ines
the Post-Office Department, the eases of fines and deductions charged to andb6deductloo
remitted to
against the pay of Sherlock and Shirley for mail service on route number Sherlek and
five thousand one hundred and three, from Louisville to St. Louis, be- Shirley.
tween April second, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, and November twen-
ty-fifth, eighteen hundred and t-four, under contract and agreement
with thd Department, and to remit so much of such fines a d deductions,
as in his judgment ought not to have been egforced if said service had all

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O0 THIRTY-SIXTH COIIGRES& Sas. L"XC 206'207, 208, 209. 1880.
rovic, been performed under written contract: ) a'om'ded, That no case of fine
heretofore consilered and decided by any former Postmaster.-General,
upon the application of the contractors, shall be reviewed under the pro-
visions of this actL
Arnov-D, June 22, 1860.
June 2ism ih. CCV.-n Act fir the Relie of Jim. A. W. k#qWile. ofido te Cap
Om".
tain Bam A", Uad Skze. 2".
Be it eated by the senate and Home of Reprsenatives of te United
&ates of America in Congres 'assembed, That the Secretary of the
Payment to Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Anne
AM W. Angus, W. Angus, widow of Captain Samuel Angus, of the United States navy,
deceased, the amount of pay which he would have received if he had re-
mained in the navy from the date of his dismissal to the date of his
death, at the same rate he was drawing when dismissed; and that she be
placed in all respects as to pension as she would have been had her hus-
band not been dismissed the service; said allowance to be in full of all
claims of said widow.
Apmovnn, June 28, 1860.

June , 880. Csw. COVIL-As Ad for the Pdief of &edox MEnuighL


Be it enaced by h' sent and Home of Aprsentative. of th United
&ates of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster-General
Payment to be, and he is hereby, directed to pay out of any money in the treasury
Sheldon Me- not otherwise appropriated, to Sheldon McKnight, for carrying the United
Knight, of not States mail from Cleveland, Ohio, and Detroit, Michigan, to Mackinaw,
Sault Ste. Marie, Marquette, Copper Harbor, Eagle Harbor, Eagle
River, and Ontonagon, Michigan, La Pointe and Superior, Wisconsin,
during the years from eighteen hundred and forty-nine to eighteen hun-
dred and fifty-sven, inclusive, in all cases where it is shown to the satis-
factipn of the Postmaster-General that said mail was carried by authority
of the postmasters or agents of the Post-Otice Department, and without
a contract with said department, an amount equal per trip to that now
allowed by the department for the same service, deducting therefrom the
Pr ovs mount heretofore paid: P That the sum allowed by virtue of
this act shall not, in any wise, exceed foity-five thousand dollars.
Ax-pRovED, June 28, 1860.

June 28,18 0. CaP. CCVIIL-An Act for the Relief of W'ian B. SMu&*k.
Be it enaced by Seate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting
Credit allowed officers of the treasury be, and they are hereby, instructed to allow to
to William B. Captain William B. Shubrick, United States navy, in the settlement of his
Shubrlok in ac-
count. accounts, the sum of fifteen hundred and fifty dollars, being the amount
paid by his order while in command of the Pacific squadron, to H. . de
La Reintrie, translator and interpreter in the public service.
As PRovan, June 28, 1860.

June A8 186. Czar. C01.-An Adt fotMe Reelof. Gorye Sqeder, of Now York.
Be it ented t Me Senate and Hoe of Repreeatives of the United
&ate of America in Congres asemld, That the Secretary of the
. eoe Treasury pay to E. George Squier, of New York, from any money in
Squire to 8p82 4 the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sulm of nine. thousand nine
tral Amezie,, hundred and thirty-seven dollars, in full, for outfits to the republics of
Central America, and balance of salary due him as minister of the United
States to said republics.
APPRovED, June 28, 1860.

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THIR TY-.SIXTH CONGRSS. Sass. L Cm. 210, 21 918, 214. 1860. 871
Ca". CM-As 'Act jfr dho RWi of Eli W.-Gof. Jim. 24 ism.
Be it enacted by the Senate and ime of 14 wntti o-te 0 nid
Sat of Amertc in (7ongress awvm d, That the Secretary of the
Try be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to El W.o latein- Pa eutto
spectr of customs for the district of Vermont, the sum of thirty-five hun- .
dred dollars, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropri-
ated; it being for expenses actually incurred by him in his efforts faith-
fully to execute the revenue laws of the United States.
AxPiovzD, June 24, 1860.

CmuP. CCX.-A* Act fr do Rief of awso S. Smfth of Spwuna, Nat York, June ,
Be it enacted hr t Seate and House of Preentatve of th United
tate. of America s Congrese aembIed That there be, and hereby is,
appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropi- Payment to
ated, the sum of seventeen thousand seven hundred and forty-thre dol- as Sh.
ars and seventy-seven cents, to be paid to Isaac S. Smith, of 8yraczs
in the State of New York, for his.work and labor bestowed, for materials
furnished, and for expenses incurred, in attempting to build for the
United States a light-house on the Horse Shoe reel in the Niagara River,
near Fort Erie, in the province of Canada.
A. RoVED, June 25, 1860.

CHAP. CCXIIL-An At for l of EBU t ,Sith,of Cofs CObmi, Tmenes. Jun. W,i8.
Ba it enacted by the Senate and House of epresetaaves of tAe United
States of America in Congre awsbe That the Seeretary of the In-
terior be, and he is hereby, directed to cause to 1be issued to Elizabeth Land warrant
Smith, the wife of Joseph B. Smith, of Coffee county, Tennessee, a war- et e BlglsW -
rant for one hundred and sixty acres of land, for services rendered in the bath Smith.
army of the United States, during the war with Mexico, by Ner fatther,
Colonel Archibald Yell, of Arkansas.
Aprnov=, June 25, 1860.

CHAP. CCXIV.-An At to grat to the Para of Poht ope, u certain June 2, 18W.
T=9s of Land in said Piari.
Be * enacted by the Senate and House of RBreen"v of the Uited
Sta of America in Congres asswentd, That the tracts of land in the Land to be
Parish of Point Coupee, Louisiana, which have been in ancient oceu- 90in Cos
pancy as the site of a church and court house, and which are designated l --ue
on the plats of the public surveys as sections twenty-three and twenty-
four, in township four, south, of range ten, east, in the southeastern district,
Louisiana, be, and the same are hereby, granted to the said Parish of
Point Coupee, on the condition that the aforesaid section twenty-four, or Coati
the church site, shall be held by said parish for the use of the Catholic
congregation now occupying it for public worship and as a burying-
ground; but not to the prejudice of a valid adverse right, if such exist.
APmRovED, June 25, 1860.

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TIRT-SIXTH CONGRESS. S=&s. L' Ra. 8, 8, 10, 11. 1860.

RESOLUTIONS

Marsh w,~ 160 [No. #.I A Bmesot jir th RlaW if=4maur X. .r Haroes, of doe £hit
Beooked by tde Senate and House of Bepesetat"VeofteUte
ates of America in Oongress aembled, That the sum of two thousand
,pense
toopad0om- andeghtdollars and sixty cents be allowed and paid by the aocounting
atten. " oers of the treasury to Commander H., J. HEartstene, on account of
extra expenses incurred by him in restoring the barque "Resolute."
ApprovmD, March 27, 1860.

April 19, 1860. [No. 8.I A Resoado thre (bmpenaat&m of Rev. RL A ROWh&d tat. Chaplais to
th dwState Pemwnrys ini did Di of (7o.maa
eoled by the Smate and Ho~n of esentves of the United
r.a of ie. L Sta of America in Cngree asembed That the sum of three hundred
L Cbardi dollars be paid to Reverend R. . Richards, late Chaplain to the United
"a'' &" States Penitentiary, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise
appropriated, in full for his half year's salary, ending June thirtieth,
eighteen hundred and fifty seven, and the same is hereby appropriated.
.A rvowim, April 19, 1860.

May 9,1860o. [No. 10.1 A Beachtio Jir Me &eifo elgl qrsnaie o aA ht

Beaoked by the Senat and Howe of Repreentaties of the United


Payment to States of America in Congres auemdle That the provisions of the first
tit :- .t"section of the act entitled "An act for the relief of the forward officers
FroeL of the late exploring expedition," approved February first, eighteen hun-
1ste, oh. s. dred and forty-nine, shall be construed to embrace the claim of John A.
VoL I p. sit- Frost, who was acting boatswain of the United States brig "Porpoise"
in said expedition, from January first, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine,
to July seventh, eghteei hundred and forty-two, and that the amount
found due to him shall be paid to his legal representativ
Arnov=, May 9, 1860.

May is, 1800. [No. U.] RaeJuem or M


dt .e f M a7. Ware.
Resoled by the Seate and House of Reresentatves of tAe Uided
TPaymet to ,State of America in Congre aembkd, That there be paid to Thomas
hoaO. War.
C. Ware, of Cincinnati, Ohio, out of any money in the treasury of the
United States not otherwise appropriated, the sum of fifteen hundred
dollars, in full for services rendered by him to the government of the
United States, at the request of D. 0. Morton, late District Attorney of
the United States in the case of the United States versus Lyman Cole,
and others, indicted and tried in the iieouit Court of the United States
for the District of Ohio, at the October term, A.D. eighteen hundred and
fifty-three&
ArovuD, May 16, 1860.

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THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Su. L Buas. 18, 14,15. 1860. 878
Pio. 18.3 A R-AW-eti .jh.-
on the Pwf, lat Arat ~ doe Winnda may is,:w.

1?eao&,d &ji the Senate and Hove. of Repeetatime of tae nited


Stes of Ameca in 0ongress assaWe That in the final settlement
of the accounts of A. M. Fridley, late agent for the 'Winnebago Indians, of A
the proper accounting ofiers be, and they are *hereby, authorized and " tus4san
directed to credit him with the amount of judgment paid by him on the wt tobgtim
twenty-sixth of March, eighteen hundred and =y-eight, and which was
obtained against him on the fifteenth of January, eighteen hundred and fifty-
six, in the United States District Court Sor the second district of Minne-
soet,in consequence of his. having, under positive orders of the Commis-
sioner of Indian Affairs, disregarded an injunction obtained.against him
in said Court in regard to the payment of certain moneys belonging to the
Winnebago Indians, and which orders said Fridley was comupelle4 to, and
did, obey and carry out. And any balance found to be due said Plidle 7 ,
after such credit shall be given to him, shall be paid out of any money m
the treasury not otherwise appropriated. -And the Secretary of the Inte.
rior is hereby directed to deduct the amount of said judgment, or so much
thereof as was paid for the benefit of theWinnebagoes, from the annu-
ities due them under the treaty of October thirteen, eighteen hundred and VOL I&P-ON.
forly-sr, and pay the amount thus deducted into the treasury.
APPaovz, May 25,1860.

[No. 14.] A Emokao Waigoe Cai of Ge latef Ford deead. J nl,1860.


'uhw,
Reoled by the 8mate and Howe of Repreentahves of the United cJaul or
States of America in Omgrs aeed That the Secretary of War is g Vo
hereby authorized and required to revise his execution of the act of Con- be ocasderci
peas entitled" An act supplemental to an act therein mentioned,* approv- anew. .
ed December twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, required VOL Z p.N&
of him by a joint resolution of Congress approved June third, eighteen VL x. p.5W.
hundred and fifty eight, and on said revision to consder and give efeet
to all the testimony filed in said ease, including certain depositions for-
merly rejected by the second auditor of the treasury for the want of
authentication, but now duly authenticated, and to restate and settle the
account heritofore stated and settled by him under said resolution, and to
make such corrections in his said former statement and *settlement,and
such further allowances, if any, on account of said claim beyond what
has heretofore been allowed and paid, as in his opinion justice to the
clainiant shall require.
ApEptovzv, June 1, 1860.

[Np. 15] A mau


mdaimi do B'dtale of doe Aem of Joh R Biat, Jun.7, 1W.
/ate Coumiuicnr
• Ue to rmu amd =" h Boun. Lin bmm d
dW &fam and ]&n, andfr oth Papom.
Resolved by the Seate and House of Rrentaes of the United
States of America in (Amgree assembe, That the Secretary of the
Interior be, and is hereby, authorized to adjust the accounts of John R. BA0of
Bartlett, late commissioner of the United States under the treaty of to be &a4m&.
Guadelupe Hidalgo to run and mark the boundary line between the
United States and Mexico upon principles just, fthir and equitable to the VoL is. pp.
mid Bardet and to the United States and in conformity with the Usae
in such cases, and that he also ascertain, or cause to be ascertained, in
making said adjustment, whether the said Bartlett has received a credit
upon his account with the government, and if so, what amount, for
advances, if any, made by Thomas W. Tansill, late quartermaster and
commissary of the said boundary commission, to officers and men in the
employment of the same and claimed by sid Tansill to be due to him at
vOL. xiL Prv.-112

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874 TB 1 tr COlGRES& Sun& L J161,SI 3 1860.
the time of his turning over his transfer isof omcers and men, by order
of said Bartlett to George W. Thurber, his sucesoor, deductn from the
amount such sums as have been paid .to the said TansiU, so as to ascertain
the balance, if any, due to him by the said Bartlett.
Pew= to be Se. 2. eit fiwthw reae That upon the adjustment of the
"thu of accounts of the said Bartlett as aforessid, the amount, if any, ascertained
what I &w to be due him shall be paid to him out of-any money in the treasury
PWVIo not otherwise appropriated: Provid*d It shall appear that he has first
paid and satisfied any amount that shall be ascetied, as abresaid, to be
due by him to the said Thomas W. TansdlL
Appaovzv, June 7, 1860.

June 9,160. [No. 16.3- .rw saawtan th W o awy woo.


Basedd6ytde Sentat and H u~s of .Repes efaa m of Iae Unted
.tae f Amoa in ongre asse That the Secretary of the
•Acmont
kem woo&of to Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to reopen the
be ispeue& account of Henry Woods, late superintendent of the construction of the
custom-house, cour-ouse, post-ofilce and so forth, at Pittsburg, Penn-
sylvania, and to settle the same in accordance with the provisions of the
ma, a. iu. act of eighteenth August, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, entitled "An
VoL xi P. 85. act making appropriations for certain divil expenses of the government
for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteea hundred and fifty-seven.*
Arrovu, June 9, 1860.

Jue 9,IM. tNa. 17.] JoWn Rmlutionr doe Belvo J&h% T. RBntu%.of Vi,"ua.
Resolvd lp fhe'ASnali ad Houn*of Rgeressn~atve of doe lUdtd
Liabifltyof
Swe, of Ierioafa Congoss assembed That John T. Robertson of the
John T.Kobet State of Vinginia, be, and be is hereby, released from any further or ez-
son on boad ra- isting liability to the United States, upon his bond executed to the United
lmn Statee, of date twenty-sixth July, eighteen hundred and thirty, in the sum
of ten thousand dollars, conditioned for the payment of live thousand dol-
lars in several instalments as therein provided.
Appovzn, June 9, 1860.

Jung ism180 [No 21.1 Resouion to crria aicol nw in theAct 7 damavAjw,


Am"re and sixty, -for I&eMVe of Stewa cowan."
Raolvd by the Smate and Home of Rprees"ndw of th mied
Bovorin forner Sta of America in ongrese aufmbled, That the clerical error in the
Set CerOtOl "Act for the relief of Stewart McGowan," approved May four, eighteen
Ad% . M• hundred and sixty, be, and the same is hereby, corrected by inserting
therein the name of Stewart I. fegowan in place of the name of
"Stewart McGowan."
AppoovzD, June 15, 1860.

June is, 186. [No. V.]' oant RwWmo tdo Rde of Wlm R. De Grvo
Acout of Reeolvd by as Senate and Howe of Rspreseartves of Mhe United
Whlliam IL Do
Groot to be set- State of Anerica its ongres assembed, That, in further execution of
tled. the joint resolution of the third of March, eighteen hundred and fifty.
VOL IL p. Mo6. seven, relative to the settlement of damages, losses, and liabilities, incurred
by certain parties interested in -the contract for furnishing brick for the
Washington Aqueduct, the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, di-
rected and required to settle the account of William H. De Ordot on
principles of justice and equity, allowing to the said De Greot the amount
of money actually expended by him in and about the-exeution of the said

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contract; and also to indemnh him for such losses, liabilities, and dam-
ages, as, by virtue of the said joint resolution, he was entitled to receive;
the amount so found to be due to the said De Groot to be paid to him
out of the fund named in said joint resolution, or, if that has been diverted
to other purposes, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appro-
priated : Provided, howeeer, That there shall be dedueted from the loses, pywsa
liabilities, and damages, found due to him, the amount paid to him by the
government.
A"ROVD, June 15, 1860.

L o.28] A aouftr oiB f "Artk Zdm dAis Au at. une 93, lse.
Reeolvei by Me Senate and House of RovisseWwe of d6 ( id
States of Ameica in Congress aes d That the Postmaster-General
be, and he hereby is, authorized to examine and adjust the claim of lam of Ar-
Arthur Edwards and his associates for carrying the through unils ononad t dvyds
asae to
their boats between Cleveland and Detroit, Sandusky and Detroit, and be ajuted.
Toledo and Detroit, during the years eighteen hundred and forty-nine and
eighteen hundred and Mity-three, and the intervening years, and to pay to
the said Arthur Edwards and his associates such sum of money as shall
be found to be justly and equitably due to them for carrying the mails as
aforesaid, and the sum thus found due shall be paid out of any money in
the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
APPROVzD, June 22, 1860.

k
[No. 2L] A Rewhie/. of LeAt w Atsu & BaWsi to t mae , I.
Active Ltat~fiwa doe Lenavqssese List of doe N"Sg.
Radoved by tOe Senate and Hiouse fR Mewuatives of the (Astd
Sat America in Congress aes e That the President of the
United States be authorized to nominate, and, by and with the advice and Let. Anne.
consent of the Senate, to appoint Lieutenant Augustus S. Baldwin, first rtoIWdfte
lieutenant and executive officer of the fag-ship Laneaster, to the active kin, IMt f
list of the navy. navy.
AmnovxD June 22, 1860.

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PRIVATE ACTS O THE TRIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS
oTm

UNITED STATES,

Passed at doe econd session, which to= Uegw'mad wil at the ft~ of
Washngton, in the Dii of CWnUma, on Mafndq, the third dft of
Decembe,A.DA8.43, nd ended on MWondae fourth day of March,
A. D. 186L
Jim= BUCHANaN, President. Joma . BaRZ IGz, vice-Presi.
dent, and President of the Senate. WLLirAx PmImgox, Speaker
of the House of Representative&.

OAP.IY.-An Adfor teRei /of Wi~n A. Lfim's AEtie. Dec. I,


2% M
Bo i enacted by th &nate and House of Bepreeentaftve of te Usitd
&atee of Anmeica in Congress asembkd, That the Secretary of the T Vesou
ury is hereby directed to satisfy, out of any money in the treasury not 1 A . IA
otherwise appropriated, a judgment rendered by the Circuit Court, in and to be not.A,1.
for the County of Saint Louis, State of Missouri, at its October term of
the. year eighteen hundred and ty-sven, in favor of Thomas C. Rey-
nolds and against the late William A. Lian, for services in defending said
Linn in a suit brought against him by William H. Belcher and Charles
Belcher, on account of acts done by said Linn as an officer of the United
States; and also to pay to maid Reynolds alike additional sum, in satisfac- Thmas a
tion of his demand in another suit brought by him in the Saint Louis ealda to be
Court of Common Pleas in and for said County of Saint Louis, against
said IJun,and now pending against said Linn's administrator for other
like services in defending said Lin.
APRrovED, December 22, 1860.

On"?. VL -As Act jr tdo Rditf1


of---ese Gmr r. H~El, Uhid M~eanumay 5,1861

Be it enacted byg the $enate and House of epesentaie of tdo United


&atsof America in Congress aembed, That the Secretary of War be, 880 to be paid
and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the U1 )r pub.
treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Lieutenant George L, Hartsuff, Hi fand loo by
acting usistant commissary of subsistence, United States Army, the ium
of three hundred and eighty dollars, lost by wreck of steamer "Lady
Elgin," it beifg the amount of public funds he had in his possession while
travelling under orders on board of said steamer, in the montei of Septem-
ber, eighteen hundred and sixty, which sum he subsequently paid over to
his successor, in order to balance his accounts on the books of the Treas-
ury Department.
ApOVaDo, January 5, 1861.

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878 T ITY-SIXTH CONGRESS.- Sus, IL' H. 7, 8, 9r, 10, 12. 1861.
Janewr 5,1851. On"r. VIL -Ax Act ji, tie &W f Mrs. Aff=L lAaut, Widow ofiifiiL"Pst
Latna. w. Brevet aptaix Claarles G. Merrwdn, of te Lhied Sta
e . -
Ae it enacted by the Senate and Romse of Repreentatives of tde United
ate of nueicain ong wsem5A*d That the Secretary of the rite-
Lifepsulasto
rior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the a e.of Eliza A. Me~rchant
on the pension Iiat,.at the rate of Me/oec dollars per month, to commence
on the fourth day of March, one thousand e1it hun4ed and slxty, and
continue during her life.
APPEOVUD, January 5, 1861.

Jnuary1, 1861 Cn". VIIL -A Act jr doe lef w ia Pda, of do Dstrt of 4L


Be it enated 6y doe 0Senate and Romse of Representatives of tdo United
eL ion to &we f America in obnpms asemhd, That the Secretary of the Inte-
'h 3P,- rior
gast be, andpension
on the he is hereby,
list, atdirected to place the name of Jeremiah Ponder-
the rate of eight dollars per month, from the
fourth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-si, and to
continue during his life, in lieu of the pension to which he is now entitled
by law.
Ameov-D, January 15,1861.

Januar ID,180L CHAp. EL -Ax 2JI & Me


tie f the Asaigun qf thDeoaeTwUd Brod.
Be i eacted the Senate an Houm of Reresen ves of the Mitd
Ap. o t ofa ea i oW asMMle That the Secretary of the Sea-
David 0. Brod- nrmf
wc to raOvOate of the United States ishereby authorized and directed to pay out of
hb pay andoa- the contingent fund of the Senate, to the assignee of the Honorable David
8X7. C. Broderick, deceased, late a Senator of the United States, the amount
of compensation and salary due the deceased at the time of his death.
rof laws SBo.2. And be it e eacte That so much of any act as may
J3W"Mmfth-e- conflict herewith ishereby repealed, in so far as it may interfere with the
WitL payment authorized in the first section of this act.
APPxnOVD,January 15, 1861.

junakyll1 Off. X -n Adfr doBdisfoRhC0.A


Be it eacted by the Snate and Hoe of Rve qf t Unie
of Ameeia in Congress asmbd That the Secretary of [the]
¥Seue
for I Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Richard C. Martin,
out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of
one thousand and fity dollars, in full of a lost draft drawn by G. W. Bar-
bour, formerly Indian Commissioner in (Cdifornia, on Riddick McKee, dis-
bursing agent, in favor of Thomas W. Lane, for beeves furnished to the
government, which said draft was accepted by said Riddick McKee, and
aIterwards transferred and delivered to said Martin.
Aprmov=, January 15, 1861.

is issi
Januay OH". XIL - An Ad for &i Relie of AFlun lbrrq.
Be it enacted by the Sena and Hous of epresentatves of the United
Dfi cate 1- S&a8 of dmerica in Cngress assem&&A That the Secretary of the Treas
of so$to b j-ury is hereby authorized to cause five certificates of the loan of eighteen
sued to Fmakun hundred and forty-eight, of one thousand dollars each, with coupons of
Tomy. semi-annual interest from the first of July eighteen hundred and fifty-eight
attached thereto, to be issued to Franklin Torrey, or bearer, to replace that
number of similar certificates, the property of satd Torrey, which were
desroyed by the burning of the steamer " Austri," in the year eighteen

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hundred and fify-eight: Provided, That before the issue of such new Provs
certificates said Torrey shall fumish to the acceptance of the First Comp- Torney
troller of the Treasury such bond of indemnity as is usually required by bad o
the regulations of the Treasury Department for the issue of duplicate "
certificates of inscribed stock.
APPROVED, January 19, 1861.

CN. XII.-An At jbr tfe Rdl of &mud B.IA=0% Jaua 13M.


Be it enacted &j ahe Seate and Homse of Representatives of the Uxited
&atee of America in Congre aeembkd, That the proper accounting offi- LIAeut.' amnd
ILFranklin to be
cers of the treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized and instructed to *o-e of
allow to Lieutenant Samuel I. Franklin, United States navy, in the set- purse.
tlement of his acounts, the di.erence between the pay be received as
lieutenant, and the pay a purser would have received on board the United
States sloop-of-war Falmouth, during the period in which he discharged
the duties of purser on board said vessel: .Proided, The same shall not
exceed the sum of five hundred and ninety-eight dollars and sixty-three
cents.
AYPoVED, January 28, 1861.

On"r. XIV.-An At jbr te R. of 0. F. D. FPhanis,FI'ra DoxW and the Jansry 93,1 .


Paqf*M amep Cbap.
Be it enacted 4p the Senate and Hous of epresentatives of tde United
tts of America in Congres assemb&ed That there be paid Out of any =2oO~
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to 0. F. D. Fairbanks Fairbanks, Fred-
the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars; to Frederick Dodge, Indian eek k and
agent at Carson's Valley, six hundred and fourteen dollars and thirty-eight 8h pC
cents; and to the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, four hundred and pany.
twelve dollars and fifty cents for transportation, clothing, and board of the
survivors of the Sublette Cut-off mamare, in Utah Territory, on the
twenty-seventh of July, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.
APPROVED, January 28, 1861.
Cusz. XV. -As Adt Ar, de B e sjai lw,~ qtrVsd ma~oJaur9,16.
8tste Aiv..
Be it enated by the Senate mid Hous of Repesntatives of tMe VaitedinAl
Staes of Aneioa in Comprss asembled, That the proper accounting ofi- ad with $14,000
cers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, authorized and puI c money
directed, in settling the accounts of Major Benjamin Alvord, paymaster
United States army, to credit him in the sum of fourteen thousand dollars,
that being the amount of public money for which he was accountable,
lost by the shipwreck of the steamship Northerner, on the fifth January,
eighteen hundred and sixty, near Cape Mendocino, California, it'having
been forwarded to him at Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, per
said vessel, by the assistant quartermaster at San Francisco.
APPRoVED, January 23, 1861.

~
Off".~ d~ wigdo&wr
~ ~ ~~hq oeriw
lntA to A*datetheWoottt 9f jimua2yua1M6

Be it enacted by the Senate and Homse of Reproeetaives of the United J&IDwo-f ta


Sates of America in COngres assembked That the Secretary of the Inte- an Rnurois
rior is hereby authorized and'required to pay to Mitchell and Rammels- burg to be made.
burg, their survivor or lawful assignee, for furnishing the -United States
courtmrooms in the city of Cincinnat, Ohio, the sum of five hundred and

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880 THIRtY-SITH CONGRESS. Suss. IL C 17, 18;; 19. 1861.
fifty-two dollars and seventeen cents, which amount, when paid, shall -be
in full of their claim against the government.
Ana of akw Szo. 2. And be itfwrter enaated, That the Secretary of the Interior
and Von Phul. be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed in like manner to pay to
Baker and Von Phul, their survivor or assignee, the sum of one hundred
and sixty-one dollars and twenty cents, in full of their account against the
government for furniture for said court-room, and all other claims.
Aneiovn, January 28, 1861.

Bo it enacted k de Senate and Home of Bresenttve of the United


Children of B. Sates of America in Congress assembied, That the proper accounting offi-
hf P "m - oft cur of the Treasury Department be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to
his pension, the children of the late Captain E. A. Capron, out of any moneys not
otherwise appropriated, the sum of three hundred dollars, the same being
arrears due on a pension granted August twentieth, eighteen hundred and
"-seven.
ApmovD, January 28, 1861.

janu , O . XVIEL -An Act gxnW a Po." to BUM Reees


C&
Be it enacted ki the Senate and Hfouse of Representae of the United
Penen to 31i- Sates of America in Cbtgress assembed, That the Secretary of. the Inte-
.jrsReeeu nn rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
Eliza Reeves on the invalid- pension rolls of the United States, at the rate
of nine dollars per month, to commence bn the first day of January, eigh-
teen hundred and sixty, and to continue during her widowhood.
A.?povzD, January 26, 1861.

January96, 186. CEui. XIM -An Act to audri t/da la'ttio of a Suit aganst tMe VUtd 4)te to
twat ate lto L*e Numker Mhe and Sr s6se Hoepikda S re in San 1kacau.
Be it enacted by ti. Senate and Hotise of Repa-eentatit;m.o the United
suit ay be State. of America in Congress asemed That J. G. Ames, S. W. Holl-
tha si day, and James Blair, and their heirs, assigns, and legal representatives
to test the title of be, and they are hereby, authorized to institute a suit against the United
Wtni lots rn States,'n the circuit court of the United States for the State of California,
for the purpose of recovering from the United States, two lots of ground,
numbers five and six, in the square in the city of San Francisco on which
a hospital has been ereoted by the United States; which lots are claimed
to have been acquired by the said Ames, Holladay, and Blair, by deeds
executed in their favor by the sheriff of the county of San Francisco on
the twenty-third day of October, eighteen hundred and fifty-one. The
How to be
eommenced. said suit to be commenced by citatibn served on the district attorney of
United Stats the United States for the northern district of California: Provided, That
to have al legal the United States shall have the right in any suit so brought to defend
ande.uitabl d- their claim to the title and possession of said property, or any part theref,
on any legal or equitable ground&
District attor- Sc. 2. And be i9.flrther enacte That it shall be the duty of the said
y tte d district attorney, under the direction and advice of the Attorney General
sut., of the United States, to defend any suit brought under the authority of
the first section of, this act, and to take all necessary measures at law or
in.equity for the protection and defence of the title to said lots.
Eithear S . 8. And be it furtier enaced That either party may appeal or
MAY prosecute a writ of error to the Supreme Court of the United States from
any final decision rendered by said cireuit court in any suit instituted as
aforesaid.

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Szc. 4 And e itfwther naeted That no suit shall be brought by v- Suitto be nsti-
tue of the provisions of this act, unless the same be instituted within two witin two
Wtt
years from the passage thereof. ye.
Szo. 5. And be itfuraer waded, That in the event of a final judg- Pana if
ment against the United States in any suit instituted as aforesaid, it Bshl 1M
t the
be the duty of the proper accounting oflieers of the United States, who Uat States.
may be in charge and possession of said lots in behalf of the government,
to deliver up to the claimants said lots, or such parts thereof as may, bT
said final judgment, be decreed to belong to them; and the said circuit
court is hereby authorized to issue the process necessary and proper for
carrying out the provisions of this act.
Am tovzD, January 26, 1861.

CRa". XXL-An Actfbr 4he RuiW of David V. Whiting. January5, 1IM1


Be it enacted AVte Senate and House of p eaentates of the United
aesofAmeri ai ngres anemmed, That the Secretary of the Tves _
ury caus to be paid to David V. Whiting, the sum of three thousand and 'I V.
forty dollars for his services as translator for the territorial government lg for savies
of New Mexico, from the eighth day of Marceh, Anno Domini eighteen as .
hundred and fifty-one, to the'twenty-first day of September, Anno Domin
eighteen hundred and fifty-two; and that said sum be paid out of any
moneys remaining unexpended of the sums appropriated by Congress for
the incidental expenses of the legislative assembly of said Territory; and
should there be no surplus remaining of such moneys, then the same to
be paid out of any moneys in the United States treasury not otherwise
appropriated.
APpnoVZ, January 29, 1861.

CRAP. XXIL-As Act for the Bell. of Robert A. Mathe Janasy99, 1M1
Be enacted b th Seate and Howe of Repreen'atitm of the nited
Sate. of Anerica in on.ress assembed, That the Commissioner of the
General Land-Ofiee be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay RePaYeat t
to Robert-A. Xatthew , attorney of Charles W. Tosh, the amount of the tbe of pde
price reeelved from said Tosh for one hundred and fifty-five and sixty-two land ant dae
on bud-dtth acres of land, entered by him at the land-ofilce, at Siouxaneed.
City, in the State of Iowa, on the second October, eighteen hundred and
fifty-six, as per register's certificate and receiver's reeeipt, both numbered
four hundred and fifty-five, the said entry having since been cancelled as
embracing land within the limits of the railroad grants made by Congress V& et. P.9
by act approved fifteenth May, eighteen hundred and fifty-six. .
APPRov:D, January 29, 1861.

Cff". xxIIL-As Adt aduthony to Secwam


raw&h oqIhe
Dasid Dam. L r to ive a Land War- .Tsnuryn, IMSa
Bev it enadted by tae Senate and Hows of Reprenatives of Mhe Iiea
Sa of America in Conpwes assembled That the Secretary of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a land warrant 1mti-wntut
'forone hundredand sixty acres to Daniel Davis for his services as a team- to issue to DaMl
Davis.
ster in Wayne's war, in seventeen hundred and ninety-five.
ARovma, January 29, 1861.

COxP. XZIV.-A. At r tde Re~e of Smpm &sq^fl Januay81, 10LS.


Be it wnadted AV' do Senat and Roune of Representatives of doe United
Stes of America in Conges asmbld That Sampson Stanfill shall be,
VOL. XI. PUrV.-il8

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' TH
"S I TY-BiXTH OOIGR EOS. Snss ' 'C. 25;'28, 27. 1861.
and hereby 11,released aad discharged *om all lain and demand of the
United States to the balance of money now remaining due upon a certain
judgment recovered against the said Smpson Stanfil in favor of die
United State. before the circuit court of the United States of Tennessee,
holden at Knoxville, which said judgment was recovered on a reeogn-
zane entered into by the said Sampson Stanl as a surety for one Lewis
G. StailL
Anzo'vm, January 81, 1861.
______A_1MOur EZtmaiou and Me qf
XXV."-An Act to astdeen Mhe A ouciqtelrna
uLo., and Hanmp Railroad Wn she
asty of Gemyeaom.
e -t nacted by doe Snate and Hows of Rerewstaves of th MWte
Lo=d1nd1 ta of Anmea s (in gres aewnWd That the AlexandrU Loudoun,
amphim raH- and Hampshire Railroad Company be, and they are hereby, authorized
extend and empowered to extend a branch of their railroad into and within the
a bne rad in- city of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia,-and that said company
to shall have and exercise the same rights and powers and be subject to the
same regulations and restrictions, in regard to the construction and use of
such extension, as are or may be granted and prescribed by the charter
of said company in regard to the main stem of said road, or by'the laws
of Virginia in relation to railroads within that State.
toI*thy
~ . "thte
th
eitySzc.2. And be itfurter
of Georgetown matA
shall have powerThat the corporate
to regulate authorities
the manner and of the
speed
e"a o - of runing the cars of said comany within the limits ofsaid eity.
Onwhatatreets, Sue. 8. And e i. e enacted, That the said company shall have
& bmih to be power to construct and operate their said extension upon such streets and
public ways in said city as may be deemed most expedient by the said
company, and with the consent of the corporte authorities of said city.
Provis.o d fr That the Circuit Court of the Dis-
lad damntys trict of Columbia, and the several ofileers thereof, shall have and exercise
all the powers and duties in relation to the condemnation and acquisition
of land or other property by the said company for the purposes of such
extension of their branch as are or may be possessed and exercised by
the courts of Virginia and their officers in regard to the same; and the
* same .roceedings
shall be had therein as are or may be prescribed or
authorized by the laws of Virginia in such cases.
AmPRovuD, February 5, 1861.

n". XVL-A Ad m an nre of Pnion to WW=lim G. Bsaratea


Bderin the Uasid &aWbArmy.
A. At mnate Ay the &enateand ots. of Representaive.of tdo V,5kd
•a"ee of Am 'rioa itnsoress assenme That the Secretary of the Into-
Pewn of Wil. nor be, and he is hereby, authorize#i and directed to place the name of
I 0Bern" William G. Bernard, of the State of New York, on the roll of invalid
pensions, at the rate of twenty-five dollars per month, commencing
on the
eleventh day of June, Anno Domini, eighteen hundred and fty-nine, in
lieu of the pension he now receives.
A.ipovzD,February 5, 1861.

February 5, 31. Ckw. IXYL-dA Actjr the Boofi #f Gddie .7. Mufnmen
Be it nacted by, the Senate anid Rouse of Representaves of ths UnWe
&ate of Aeica isn Cogress anemed That the entry made by Gabriel
Lsnwtr of J. Johnston, of Jefferson county, Missouri, on the second day of Novem-
-en.e "ber, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, of the northeast quarter of section
steab"
numer eleven, in township number forty-one nortl, of range number four
east, in the district of lands subject to sale ab Saint Louis, issouri, be,

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and the same is hereby, eonfirmed and~deelared valid, notwithstanding


said tract of land was at the timeof entry reserved from sale as mineral
lands. And the Commissioner of the General Lmnd-Office is hereby
authorized and required to issue to said Gabriel J. Johnston a patent for
said tract, as in ordinary cases of the entry of public lands subject to sale
at private entry.
Size.2. And be it iter enactdA That this adtshall not be construed Titleofthoe
to interfere with any existing rights of third persons, but shall only operate
as a relinquishment of the tide of the United States.
APPovRn, February 5, 186L

ReWte of P. X. Beaudeamp tod Boy. D. 21,waL ebruai g,1M6


CKsi. XXVII-Mn Adt fr AUe
Be it enadted by dai Senate and Housef Repre~atives of tie Uvutee
Skaes of America i £bngr eTl Tha F. X Beauchamp and End F.t
Betsy D. Townsend be, and they we hereby, .eeim the paym t f-.u o .d
of the sm of four thousand dollars, and all interest thereon, being the send not to be
principal of a replevin bond executed by said Beauihaiup, as principal, Paid.
and said Townsend, his security, on the twenty4it day of November,
eighteen hundred and sixty, payable to the United States of America;
and the same is met to be collected by any officer of the United States.
Am-iov, February 5, 1861.

CzAp. XmX-Ax Act~brtdoeRelifefia 1X Gthrie, F obw of FrdqN. Gits". Pebrusty, 86M.


it ated by the eate and Hoe of BReprsmeaNves of te 'tted
Stat. of Amermi iu 0ongre anem That the Secretary of the Inte- PeFson to Ma
rior be, and he is hereby, directed to plae the name of Mary L Guthrie, dw.g wide,.
widow of Presley N. Guthrie, on the pension roll, at the rate of thirty hood
dollars per month, from the twenty-ninth day of December, eighteen hun-
dred and fifty-seven, to continue during widowhood.
APPROVzD, February 8, 1861.

Czar.XXxI-A Aetj.r es R4 of Hess; eskfr. ebrma,


Beitewadted byt~ Senate and Homse of Representativesoftie United
,tates of America in CLonrva auenle That the Seeretary of the Treas. Payment to
ury be instructed to ascertain, as in the ease of John P. B. and Henry XMe
Gratiot, what 'amount, if any, of rent was exacted by the United State -
agents of lead mines from Moses Meeker for lead mined and smelted upon
the lands of the Ottawa, Pottawatomie, Chippewa, Winnebago, or other
tribes of Indians, prior to the purchase thereof by the United States, and
pay such amount as may be legally proved to have been actually paid by
the said Moses Meeker to such agents of the United States, to Moses
Meeker, or his legal representatives, out of any money in the treasury not
otherwise appropriated.
AppaOViD, February 8 , 1861.

Ca. XXXIV-A# Atfir th Rde of Aar0a f. Palom. lebruaryASM.


Be it enadted by tie Senate and Aim.. of Bepresensttives of the Viited
State of America in Cbngress assemWed That there be paid to Aaron H. $8to bOj
Palmer, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the -
sum of three thousand dollars. in full compensation for his labor and re-
search in collecting information, and preparing the same for the use of the
government, relative to the Oriental nations, and particularly Japan.
APRovED, February 18, 1861.

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ebr-ny71,3 L Cair. XXXV.-Aa Act graw a PeioantoGreoMy Patti
Be it enacted by tde Senate and House of Represettves of tde Unted'
to Gregory Patti S&ae
have pension of America in Congrs asembed, That the Secretary of the Inte-
to ha."A, Xa, rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
of $7.50a month. Gregory Patti on the list of invalid pensions, at the rate of seven dollars
and fifty cents per month, and pay him a pension at that rate, from the
first day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty, and continue during his
natural life.
APPROVD Feblruary 18, 1861

_______. u. ML-s d* h Relif of thw Paris of &6dt Jfatties 011arch, qf thie


Febvnarl6,1861~ Cit of -Washraoofa
Be it enacted bj the Senate and Hoe. of Representaives of da United
Parish prest States of America in Comgress ansembed, That Charles J. White, parish
St. Matthew's priest of Saint Matthew's Church, in the City of Washington, District of
Churf
certain lots in Columbia, be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered to sell certain
Washington. lots of ground deeded to the priest of said parish by the late William
FAsby, Commissioner of Public Buildings and Grounds, and known in the
plat of said Washington city as lots numbered five, six, seven, eight, nine,
ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, and fourteen, in square numbered two hun-
dred and thirty-six; the proceeds of such sale to be applied to the uses
and 'benefit of the said parish.
APPROVED, February 16, 1861.

February18,186L Cxr. XXXIL -A# Actfor the RIWef of J'okn


Peebles.
Be it enaded by to &nate and Houe of Repsentatives of th iTnited
W to be paid S ates of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas-
John Peebles for
se
serviOc a nuy be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treasury not
vey . otherwise appropriated, to pay to John Peebles the sum of twenty-five
dollars, in full for his services as surveyor, performed under the direction
of John Cuthbert, timber agent for the southern district of Alabama.
APPROVED, February 18, 1861.

lJebraryl,18l. Czar. XL. - An Adctfr the Rdiefof Townsd Hards or /hs #in or legal BRewsn

Be it enacted bys the Senate and Houseqf Representative. of tMe United


610 00 to be tates of America in Congress asemNed, That there be allowed to Town-
paid Townsend send Harris, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated,
Harris or his rep-
resentatives, for for his services and expenses in negotiating a treaty of commerce between
negotiating trea- the kingdom of Siam and the United States, the sum of ten thousand dol-
ty with Sam. lars ; the said sum to be paid to the said Townsend Harris, or to any attor-
ney of said Harris under any power of gttorney executed by him, whether
before or after the passage of this act, or to the heirs or legal representa-
tives of the said Harris.
APPROVe, February 18, 1861.

FebaMI,1C1- rp. XLL - An Adt for tho Rele of Wiam £bwieg.


Be it enacted 3y tke Senate and House of Representaive of tfe United
$Is tobe pald States of America in Congress assembed, That the Secretary of the Treas-
fWilla Cow S ury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to William Cowing one hundred
olerk. and twenty-six dollars, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise
appropriated, in full for additional allowance as clerk, under the provisions
of the second section of the " ct making appropriations for the civil and

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diplomatic expenses of the government, approved August thirty-one - V, o
teen hundred and My-two. 1.L
Aprnov, February 18, 186L

CAr. XI.-An Ad jfr do RW of Rdal Pow. oruawy"SL


Be it ewed by the Senate and Howe of Reresenttve of as United
&atea of Imerica in Congress asemnled That the Secretary of the Treas- $9Btobe
ury be, and he is hereby, required to pay to Randall Pegg, out of any Vg for services
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, one hundred and ninety- as wathma.
nine dollars and fifty-eight cents, being the difference between the pay
allowed him as a watchman on the construction of the Patent Office x-
tendon and that allowed to other watchmen.
Arnovzv, February 19, 1861.

CuAp. XLVL-An Act for the Rotiof of Lm -0. Husker, Widow of Camr H. iebrur$0,18
Harsher.
Be it enacted by the enate and Hows of Bepraenkti~ve of tae United
&ates of America in CoWe asee kd That the Secretary of the Lite- La C.H=&-
rnor is hereby authorized and directed to place the name of Laura C. Hum- baor to ave pen-
ber, widow of Charles Humber, late captain in the seventh regiment of for ife
the United States infantry, upon the pension roll, and to pay her at the widowhood.
rate of twenty dollars per month, to continue for life or widowhood.
ArpRovED, February 20, 1861.

Cw. XLVIL-As Act fore of ef ,rames Smth. Febrarm301Sea.


Be it enacted by te Salate and Eome of RBpree tve of the United
tsof America in ongress asmed, That the Secretary of the ite- James Smi
and he is hereby, authorized and required to place the name
be,for of to bave pension
of the city of Washington, late a soldier in the war o th
James
with Smith,
Mexico, now
anddollars
on theafrontiers
the rate of eight month, toof commence
Texas, on on
thethe
invalid
fourthpension roll, at i8 ,* life.
day of March,
eighteen hundred
.Appn,ov~un, and fifty-eight,
February 20, 1861.
and to continue during his lifetime.

wior be, and he is hereby, authorized and required top the name of Rieeves
to have
Annie D. Reeves, widow of J. S. K. Reeves, late cptain in theimfreg- 1, Jan.,
pay artillery,
hentproper, United States
commencing on army, on the
the first day pension roll, at
of January, the ratehundred
of half
eighteen
and sixty, and to continue during he.
AIRovm, February 20, 1861.

Be it eacted COnby .the


LV -Senate fAr Hows
Anand theB of ofsmd S. A Res.
rsnaie of the United _e___i__,_

,tate. of America in Congre assembled. That the fines imposed by the Aines imposed
nost-Offie Department on Samuel S. Green, of ew Orleans, while carst
rypng the mail on route number three thousan u yve hundred and three,-rn iefor&Me
-con-
from New Orleans and other ports on the Gulf of Mexico, to Key West, tract to be remit-
and back, when he failed to depart from or arrive at any prt named in teeund hisb
his contrat with the mails at preciselys"schedule time," he, and the same tt be
are hereby, remitted; and that the accounting officers of the treasury be,

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and they are hereby, directed to settle his account, and allow the amount
of said fines and the balance due him on his contrac and that the same
be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwiad appropriated.
APPRovED, February 28, 1861.

ftebraYSI48 Cit". IL-An Act fr the Welf Ane. Fly.


Be it enacted kf the. Snate and Hows of Represetatives of the United
States of America in Cbngress assembled That the Secretary of the Inte-
M-P"03011 to rnor be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
jo"'no James Floyd on the invalid pension rolls of the United States, at the
rate of eight dollars per month, mid pension to commence on the twenty.
eighth day of January, eighteen hundred and fift-eight, and to continue
during his natural life.
APPROVzD, February 28, 1881.

lebruaryl8,1861. Ca"i. IL - Ax Adt for the Reli of Mary Waiheek Widowo of the late Brevet ge
d- Geaeral John De B. W06ch, of th UAted State. Army.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Hotue of Repeentative of the United
&ate of America in Canyre ansm&d That the Secretary of the Inte-
L46esb to rior be directed to place the name of Mary Walbach, widow of the late
31Walba .c "Brevet Brigadier'General John De B. Walbach, on the pension roll, at
the rate of fifty dollars per month, commencing on the tenth day of June,
eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, for and during her natural life.
A.movED, February 28, 1861.

FebruawyMAML6 Caa". ML-Ax Adjbfr the RelW of Axl Spa~hny.


Be it enacted by the Senate and Hfouse of Represeniathive of do. M~ited
Ska* of America in Cone asem That the Secretary of the Treas-
Payment to ury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to Azel Spalding, out of any
b.. si moey in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, two hundred and twenty-
bre/
pension $Pat. six dollars and sixty-nne cents, being two per centum on moneys disbursed
by him as pension agent in the year eighteen hundred and forty-one.
APPROVm, February 28, 1861..

FebruarygS,1861. cfaf. iav. -An, Actfor the Rel of CaptinAleznder V. W


Be it enacted by ths Senate and House of Representaes of te e
Stats of America in Oonress assembed, That the Secretary of the Tress-
Payment to ury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, out of any money in the
Me= v. treasury not otherwise appropriated, to allow and pay to Alexander V.
ruaz. Frazer the sum of three thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars, being
an allowance of thirty-five cents a ration upon eleven thousand two hun.
dred rations furnished by him to the government for the crew of the United
States revenue cutter Lawrence in the year eighteen hundred and forty-
nine.
ApPRovED, February 28, 1861.

Ieb-aary8A161 Czr". LV. - Ans Adt for tde Relie of &ue Peny.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Home of Representatives of the Uited
Sat of America in Oongras assmUe That the Secretary of the Treas-
Payment to ury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to Samuel Perry out of any
SUU~al Perry. money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of six hundred
and thirty-e4ht dollars and ninetl-eight cents, it being the amount which
was improperly deducted from his freight for the transportation of Idian

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supplies in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, a portion of which


were lost by the sinkig of a flat boat.
AppROvED, February 28, 1861.

Off". LXTIL -An Actfor tdo Relie of Thow Caene~w. Jebrua~s8r1B6


Be it enacted by the Senate and Hms of Rpresentives of the "ited
Shes of America in Cqrm assem dThat thb Secretary of the Inte-
rior be, and he is hereby, required to place the name of Thomas Chitten- InvAipension
den, of the State of Wisconsin, on the roll of invalid pensioners, at the tnden
rate of eight dollars per moutfi ; said pension to commence on the first
day of January, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, and to con-
rue his natural life.
during
APPRovzD, February 28, 1861.

Cn"i. LMM-As Actfothv -a f oWf Jhurs. Code 46 ar.r, ~ ,151


Bes Ai enacted 4Fj 4e Senate and Hows RepBresentatives of the United
Saes of America in Cbngrs assemNe That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he is hereby, directed to payto Mesrs. Coale & Barr the sunm Yent to
of two hundred and four- dollars, out of any money in the treasury not e& rr fr
otherwise appropriated, in fll payment for publishing the laws of the uble-s lws. .
second session of the thirty-second Congress in the "Abingdon Virginian."
Anr OVED, March 1, 1861.

Cuip. LXIY.-As Adt for the MWie of AVgmtw H. Evass. m 1isp


Ae it enacted AV tae Senate and Hows of epsntiesoftae Uited
State of America in o ess asem d That the Secretary of the Treas-
ury be, and he hereby is, directed out of any money in the treasury not Psyment to
otherwise appropriated, to pay to Augustus H. Evans,State the sum of eight An IL
of Missouri a
hundred'dollars in full for his services as clerk, in the
during the years eighteen hundred and thirty-flve and eighteen hundred
and thirty-six.
AnnovzD, March 1, 1861.

CE". LXV.-An Act rntig a Pensin to Pesi 0anla. seh l,18L


Be it enaced &gthe Senate and House of Rpresentatie of ts aiW
,tatee of America in siasensaembed,That the Secretary of the late-
rior be, and he is hereby, anthorized and instructed to plae the name of Ivad Pes
Frentis Champlain on the invalid pension rolls of the United States, at toaPr-ons '"
the rate of eight dollars per month, to commence on the twenty-third day
of March, eighteen hundred and sixty, and to continue during his natural
life.
Appaovma, March 1, 1861.
Ca". LXVr-.Js Act to Cojrm a oertci P,-lae Land Mna in the Tenz of warhi, 11.

Be it enacted by t Senate and House of Representatives of the Unsied


Sttes of Ameria in Congres aseroed, That the private land claim in pi&at ln-
the Territory of New Mexico, as recommended for confirmation by the &4 in ew
Surveyor General of that Territory, and in his report to the Commissioner M
of the General Lend Office, of November twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred
and sixty, designated as number forty-three, be, and the same is hereby,
confirmed: Provided, That the foregoing confirmation shall only be con-
strued as quit claim or relinquishment, on the part of the United States,
and shall not affect the adverse rights of any other person or persons
whomsoever.
AP ROVRD, March 1, 1861.

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X&c 1, 18f. Cs". LXVI - ,An
Acethd. Retff . 6 Wa"
Mi, of AMf- -y

Be * eacted by lu Senate and House of epreentatves of the Unted


States of America in ongre aseembied, That the Commissioner of the
Petwfor. General Land Office be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to
ola . cancel the patent issued in the name of Thomas Stewart for the northeast
to Grembiry M. quarter of section twenty-five, in township eight, of range nineteen, in the
Watkins. district of lands subject to sale at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, bearing
date the first day of October, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, and
numbered one hundred and ninety-eight; and that said Commissioner be,
and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent for the said
northeast quarter of section twenty-five, in township eight, of range nine-
teen, to Greenbury M. Watins, of Montgomery county, Maryland, as the
assignee of the said Stewart.
APPROVED, March 1, 1861.

March 2,18M. 0z*". YXIXM -As Ac*fir ase ReiffRkhard Oham".


Be it enacted by the Snate and House of Representatives of de United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commissioner of
Ohne.to
Pasyment
Richard Customs be, and he is hereby, directed to settle the account of Richard
nery, asgnee eg Chenery, assignee of Horace 1. Russ, for the construction by the latter
Horace P. Ru. of the granite paving on Battery street, in front of the United States
custom-house, at San Francisco, and to pay him such sum as may be
shown to be legally and equitably due out of any moneys in the treasury
not otherwise appropriated: Pvroided, The said sum shall not exceed
three thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars.
APpraovD, March 2, 1861.

March, ,81. Cmw. X -A Ae.Ar t Ref f WW= Suom


Inalid Ba it enacted & tdo Senate and House of Representatves of to UWted
sion to States of America -in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In-
Sun
Sutton. terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
William Sutton on the roll of invalid pensioners, and cause him to be paid
the sum of six dollars per month, to commehce, from and after the fifth
day of February, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, and to continue during
the period of his natural life.
APPRovjD, March 2, 1861.

March , 1861. CtAP. XCL'-An Aet gdvtin a Psion td 'awe Yak.


Be.it mensedby the Swwte and House of Repeentatves of tie Unite
Pension to States of America in Clongres assembled, That the Secretaiy of the Inte-
Jane Yate, from rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
Jan. 1, 1860. Jane Yates on the invalid pension rolls of the United States, at the rate
of four dollars per month; said pension to commence on the first day of
January, eighteen hundred and sixty, and to continue during her widow-
hood.
APPROVD, March 2, 1861.

March 28~,6~. Cuap. 101. -An Acd gSruaf an IM WJi Pe do to Mades a.


Be it enaed b4 a Senate and Rouse of Representatives of as United
a p Ses of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Inte-
on tC'res rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of
Appleton. Charles Appleton on the invalid pension rolls of the United States, at the
rate of eight dollars per month, to commence on the first day of January,
eighteen hundred and sixty, and to continue during his ifedme.
APPROvaD, March 2, 1861.

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THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sass- 11 V. 9, 94 , 5, f6.' intI 889
Cw~. XCIIL- Ax.AdA the Rdifo-eA& Y. &aw& Earehi,1"U
Be it enated & a Senate and House of Represetatite of do United
&daes of America in Cobngres =sseb&ed That John Y. Sewell, for sr- JPayme=
vices in the restoration of the United States mail lost from the steamer h. w-victs in
Southerner on the coast of Washington Territory, and for expenses in- recvering a Jut
curred in obtaining the same from the Indians who had it in their posses- mail.
sion, be, and he is hereby, allowed the sum of one thousand dollars in full
for his claim therefor, to be paid out of any mobey in the treasury not
otherwise appropriated.
APPROvD, March 2, 1861.

Ow". XCIV. -An Ad/or do Relifof Air& Msui As.Bffmq. Mac,


NS M85.
Be it enacted by doe enate and Homse of eprsenttvs of tae Dkiled X"va Penile.
States of America in Conges assembled, That the Comnmisoner of ~ato AfyKnji
Pensions be, and he is hereby, anthorised and required to place the name Henry.
of Mrs. Mary Ann Henry, of Pennsylvania, widow of the late Captain
Henry Henry, of the United States navy, on the naval pension roll, at
the rate of twenty dollars per motith, to commence from the fiNt Jan-
uary, eighteen hundred and eyight, the date of her application, and to
continue during her life, unless she shall again marry, in which case the
pension shall cease from the date of said marriage
APP.ROVD, March 2, 1861.

CEA. XCY.- An Actd ho Rifj~nes


&f &eViu .sidogs VUaie ofM
NeWMarc& 9,16

Be it e acted by do Ms and Rows of R wstativa of ta United


Stes of America in Oongress assemned, That Simon do Vier and Jose Sman & Vis
Villarubia, jr, merchants of New Orleans, be, and they are hereby, re-
leased from the payment of all claims, penalties, and forfeitures which f. etsU1 pea-
may legally exist against them, in favor of the United States, arising out ael&s.
of frauds committed in the custom-house of New Orleane by one Charles,
Meteye, they having been judicially declared to be entirely innocent of s"id
frauds; and espedaily Cthat. they be released from the penalties and for-
feitures claimed by reason of said frauds in two suits now pending in the
district court of the United States for the eastern district of Louisiana, in
which the United States are plaintif^, and said de Visser and Villarabia
are defendants: Provi&d That the said defendants shall pay all costa in- To y
curred in said suits, and that the rights of the United States against said'
Charles Meteye be, and they are hereby, expressly reserved: And pro-
vied furter, That the intent and meaning of this act shall in no ease be Mening of ts
construed into a release of the said Simon de Visser and Jose Vilarubia act.
of or from any duties justly chargeable upon the goods and merchandise
entered in their behalf by the said Charles Meteye, in the absence of any
fraud-attempted or committed in their entry by the said Meteye.
APPRovzD, March 2, 1861.

Czw. XCVL -An Afor te 'f of .Te


A . Whaeer. Mach , 186L
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative of the Dkited
Stes of America in Qongress asemsled, That the Secretary of the p mymentt
Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed, out of any money in the treasury Aoh.
not otherwise appropriated, to pay to John IL Wheeler, late minister puditu & e
resident of the United States at Nicaragua, the sum of five thousand
seven hundred and fifteen dollars and twenty cents, in full for losses by
exchange, for property destroyed at Granada, expenses incurred in taking
testimony at San Joan del Norte, and for relief extended to distressed
American citizens crossing the Isthmus during the interval between
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October, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and October, eighteen hundred
and fity-ix.
APPROVD, March 2, 1861.

Mach % mse. CxUaP.X0VL-n Act for t Re ofKathrine X PusseX


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of R eentatives of the ?ted
Pension to Sates of America in Cbnrs atsembed, That the name of Katherine
Katherine K. Kirby Russell be, and the same is hereby, placed upon the pension list of
Russe. the United States of America.
SEC. 2. And be it further enaeted That the Secretary of the Interior
Amount of pen- be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to said Katherine K. Russell the
odfor sum of twenty-five dollars per month, and this sum to commence and to
widowhood. be computed from and after the first day of January, eighteen hundred
and fifty-five, and the same to entinue during her widowhood.
APPROVED, March 2, 1861.
March 2,18. CuA. XCVIL -An Actfor ts RBe of Zese Co andRoberl H. Crlueaden, Sure-
ties of the lte A..JrM d, Pvrserin the United State Navg.
Be i enacted by the Senate and House of Rpresen" m of the Une
an0.elie Combs
JRobert H/. Saes of America in Uongress.asembled, That Leslie Combs and Robert
Crittendent H. Crittenden be, and they are hereby, relieved from all liability as sure-
lieved hom judg. ties of the late Purser A. J. Mitchell, United States navy, on account of
mentagainst any balance found due to the United States from said Mitchell, upon the
them esures. settlement of his accounts as Purser of the United States steamer
"Michigan," and that any judgment based upon such liabilities be, and
the same is hereby, released.
AppROVED, March 2, 1061.

Marsh 2,18M1.NA. XCIX - An Act for the Reliefof Elixa B. ids, Wt'Ww of Robert Rik
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the VtI
M B._efls fo ,rates of America in onress asemned, That there be paid, out of any
services of her money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Eliza B. Mills,
hsnd since widow of Robert Mills, the sum of five hundred dollars, in payment for
MOe. services of the said Robert Mills as architect in preparing and farnishing
plans and estimates for a marine hospital at New Orleans, and a public
printing office in the city of Washington.
APPROVED, March , 1861.

March 1, 1%L1 Cup. Q.-As Act *orthe Wie of Henry Rica,


Beit enacted by the Sena and House of Representaives of the Unt
Payment to ,Sates of America in Congress aswebke That the Secretary of the
Henry Rice. Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay, out of any money in the
treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Henry Rice, the sum of ten. thou-
sand five hundred and thirty-nine dollars and eighty-eight cents, being a
repayment to him of that sum paid by him into the treasury as and for
duties upon goods imported into Castine, while in possession of the British
forces; the same not being by law subject to the payment of duty, under
the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Appiovun, March 2, 1861.

iMarchi 2, iss. Gais.. CL -As Adt gmnsin a Pension to Etin If. FtpmoL
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representies of the Unite
Pension to States of America in Conss asemed, That the Secretary of the Inte.
Run X Plymp- rior be directed to place the name of Eliza M. Plympton, widow of th3
ton. late Colonel Joseph Plympton of the United States Army on the pension

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THIRTY-SIXT 'CONGRESS. LESS. IL Ca 10, '108, "104. 1861. 891
roll, at the rate of thirty dollars a month, from the fifth day of Junone
thousand eight hundred and sixty, fbr and during her natural life.
AppaoV D, March 2, 1861.

CIL -An Adt to .,aWl the 21wtof tie Ehoanut Coi&p to peliy -wc
Cz&r. 3,1961i.
tj Quarwe &to of m wadfor othe Pom 7,e
Be it maed by de &nate and Hoe of .eproesentivea of th Usite?
Sae of America in ogres a ed, That the following persons. Isaac ,i
bm n 001
Goodnow, S. D. Houston, Washington Marlan , Charles E. Blood, Joseph UP AN .
Dennison, William H McCollom, John. Paulson, John Pipher, and John taie land InKan-
Kimball, trustees of the Bluemont College Association be, and'they are
hereby, empowered to enter at the proper andoflce, the following described
qnarer section of land, to wit:
The southwest quarter of section twelve, (12,) township ten south, of
range seven east, in the district of lands subject to sale at Junction City,
in Kansas Territory; for the use and benefit of the said eollege associa-
tion, the said property to be. bald exclusively for the benefit of the said
cliege, and to be regulated or disposed of under such rules and regula-
tions as the legislature of the Territory or State may prescribe.
Anpiaovz, March 2, 1861.

Cs"p. CM 1-An Actfh. the ~Ifof Taylor Dafet, of Ifiuauea. warch 3,1*61
Be it enaced by the Senate and Howte of .Repre~entative. of the VUited
St W of America in Cbngre asembled That the Secretary of the Tress- Payment to
sry be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay to Taylor Dud- Ta8lor DUdley.
Icy, of Benton county, Minnesota, the sum of threshundred and seventy
dollars, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: the
same being due the said Dudley for services as clerk of the United States
District Court for the second and third Judicial Districts of the late Ter-
ritory of Mianesoti.
APPRovRD, March 2, 1861.

Ow. YIV-An A for the Cofrmation qf the Titte to the SUne Lax& i Jaks March 9, 161.
Ohuty, &at of fifins, to D. H. Brnk, and OthAe -

Be it nacted by the Set*t and Hoose of Repentativea of th Unsited


State of America in Obngre asembled, That the title to all the lands TWe to salie
sold as saline lands in Jackson county, State of Illnois, as follows, to D. bas iJachairn
H. Brush and others, namely: To D. H. Brush, the northwest, northeast, -t'0.
and southwest quarters of the southwest quarter of section eight, township I. Brush.
nine, of range two; southwest, and southeast quarters of the northeast
quarter, northwest and northeast quarters of the southeast quarter, south-
east quarter of the southwest quarter, and southwest and southeast quar-
ters of the southeast quarter of section one, township nine, of range three:
To Edward Holden, the northeast, southeast, northwest and southwest Edwardlm.
quarters of the southeast quarter of section seven, township nine, of range
two; northwest, southwest, and northeast quarters of the northwest quar-
ter of section one, township nine, of range three: To Joseph Sorrels, the To#%)h &=as,
northwest and northeast quarters of the southwest quarter of section
seven, township nine, of range two: To Daniel Worthen, the southwest Dania Worthn.
quarter of the southwest quarter of section seven, township nine, of rank,_
two; northeast quarter of the northwest quarter, and northwest quarter
of the northeast quarter of section one, township nine, of range three:
To William Qualls, the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of see- wiuam Quamh.
tion eight, township nine, of range two: To William Woolsey, the soutlh- wmim We.
east quarter of the southeast quarter of section seven, township nine, of sey.
range two: To Richard Worthen, the west half of tHe northwest quarter mesiard Wo.
then.

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892 THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Suss. IL C. 104, 105, 106. 186L
of the southwest quarter of section one, township nine, of range three:
George M e. To George Elmore, the northwest and northeast quarters of the northwest
quarter, and southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section thirty.
Alxander Mor- five, township eight, of range three: To Alexander Morris, the southwest
A16 and southeast quarters of the northeast quarter of section thirty-five,.
Doctor Logan. township eight, of range three: 'To Doctor Logan, the northwest quarter
of the northwest quarter of section thirty-one, township eight, of range
John G.Spaks. two: To John G. Sparks, the northwest and northeast quarters of the
southeast quarter of section thirty-one, township eight, of range two: To
Stephen Holliday, the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of the
eolea8t quarter of section thirty-one, township eight, of range two: To
bIae MOg*, Isaac Morgan, the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section
A.Crow. thirty-five, township eight, of range three: To A. Crow, the northeast'
quarter of the northeast quarter, of section one, township nine, of range
William Wool- three: To William Woolsey, the northeast quarter of the northwest quar-
By ter, and the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section thirty-
T. ). Lopa. one, township eight, of range two: To T. M. Logan, the northeast and
southwest quarters of the northeast quarter of section thirty-one, township
Edward Holden. eight, of range two: To Edward Holden, the southwest quarter of the
northwest quarter, and the northwest and northeast quarters of the south-
west quarter of section thirty-one, township eight, of range two: To John
John Logan. Logan, the southwest and southeast quarters of the southwest quarter of
CyrVs Thomas. section thirty-one, township eight, of range two: To Cyrus Thomas, the
northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section thirty-one, township
Edward Holde. eight, of range two: To Edward Holden, the southwest quarter of the
northwest quarter, and the northeast and northwest quarters of the south-
west quarter of section thirty-one, township eight, of range two: To Hall
BAR Neilson. Neilson, the southwest quarter, and east half of the northwest quarter of
- the southwest quarter of section one, township nine, of range three : To
tichard W0- Richard Worthen, the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of see-
than.
John 8cr. tion thirty-five, township eight, of range three: and to John Sorrels, the
northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section thirty-five, township
eight, of range three, be, and the same is hereby, eonfirmed to the several
purchasers herein mentioned, (from the county of Jackson, and State of
Illinois,) and be as valid as if originally purchased from the United States
of America.
APPRovD, Marhe 2, 1861.

On. CO.-A Ad fr Ref of 21owa G. brbin.


Be it enactdd 5# the Serrate and Hows of Jflpreseenaves of te VUaitea
T=asG.Vlr a of Americat in. Congress aesem&A~ That the proper accounting off
ti. Cm" cers of the Treasury pay to Lieutenant Thomas G. Corbin, United tate
navy, the sua of two hundred and ninety-three dollars and fifteen cents,
out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
AnPnovzD, March 2, 1861.

Narch 2,11
ML Off. CYL-As Act for th Relf f Desis B. 1Hihird.
Be matd by &ssat adHouseof Beswadaves of tae United
&ae of merka in Owgress aemAe That the Postmaster-General of
ayment t the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out
herd for earring of any moneys Jn the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Daniel B.
as mn Hibbard the sum of eight hundred and thirty dollars, in full compensation
for his services in transporting the United States mail between the villages
of St. Johns and Lyone, in thb State of Michigan, under his agreement
with the deputy postmaster at said St. Johns.
APPaovzD, March 2, 1861.

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.THIRTY-SIXTH ONGRESS. Bras. IL C. 107,108,169. '1861. 898
OCx,. CV.-An Ac for d W of Lew&s Wwffrit, Pqru ,. Uned S Mah , 6.
Naat,.
Be it enacted 1g Mhe Senate and Hows of Represttives of tae Uhited om
Staten of America in Cmgre assembled That the proper accounting offi- L s of
ers of the Treasury be, and they are herebyp authorized and directed, I to be
the settlement of the accounts of Lewis Warrington as Paymaster of the =erw
Pensacola Navy Yard where the proper vouchers cannot be produed, to
receive and allow statements verified by his oath, of expenditures or losses
incurred in consequence of the forcible seizure and detention of the papers
and property of the government at said yard by the military of the State
of Florida : e That the Secretary of the Navy shall -be satisfied
that said Warrington's vouchers are Improperly withheld from him.
Aprizovi, March 2, 1861.

On". CYJILAs Act jfr the Wei of COumader lUaea r1Page Uhiad awes Mar&h 2, 180.
Be it enacted by tae Senate and Hows of Represatves of &h Uited
&at of America in Congress aaemed That the proper accounting ofi- Cetd sus-
cers of the Treasury be authorized and dirdcted to allow to Commander aounts of
Thomas J. Page, of the United States navy, in the adjustment of his Thomas J. Pra
accounts as purser of the United States steamer Water Witch, credit for -Power to be
certain suspended items of said accounts, not to exceed the sum of three alld
hundred and fify-four dollars and forty-six cents.
AP POVwD, March 2, 1861.

Ch. CIX. -i A.-- r tie Rleof Hwda ad L gg.


Be it enacted by~ ase Senate and Homse of Representatives of the &Weied
States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of forty thousand $ t
dollars be allowed to Hockaday and Ligget, in full payment for damages paid_ ockafdy
.t
sustained by them in reduction of pay for carrying the mails on route an ig fbi
number eight thousand nine hundred and eleven, and that said amount be
paid to William Ligget for and on account of Hockaday and Ligget, and
for their benefit, out of any moneys in the Treasury of the United States
not otherwise appropriated.
[Signed] WIL PENNINGTON,
Speaker Of Me HOUse Of Representatives.
[Signed] JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE,
flee-President of aie United &tAme and Presidentof ahe Senate..
Endorsed by the P===UNT:
"Received, Saturday, February 16, 1861."

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THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRES& Sas. IL Ra. 8, 4, 6, 7. 1881.

HSOLUTIOI 8.

RMA,1"61. [No 8.3 A Besdltion r dBe&e of Lie tmanAnt a Qarr.


Rooked by as enate and House of Bp uresa
ves of as United"
S•atates of Aerica in Congressaem That the proper accounting ofi-
LlentonantJohn em of the Treasury, in the settlement of the accounts of Lieutenant John
C.Carter to have c. Carter, of the United States navy, be, and they are hereby, authorized
Pay a. pu e, and directed to allow him the sum provided in the joint resolution of Con-
eL z. p. tress approved February thirteen, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, for
such expenses as were incurred by him whilst acting as purser on board
the ship Massachusetts while undergoing repairs at San Francisco, Cali-
fornia, deducting therefrom the sum which has been paid or allowed him
on account of the same since the date of the passage of the aforesaid joint
Proyvo. resolution: Provided, The same shall not exceed the sum of nine hun-
dred and fifty-five dollars and thirty-six cents.
APPiovzp, January 28, 1861.

Ir,eq , 1VI1L [No. 4.] Aioint Reeok*;on extedig thke 27M fi~r &**~Thtiniony ont (k Applicstoa of
Chnss H. AteCormiok,jfir ble RutMsioa of his Patent.
Be it resoled .e Senate and Houns of epresentotvs of as United
&ats of Ameria in Congres assemxed That the further time of ninety
The oppo. days be i to parties interested in resisting the extension of the patent
-Mccormiek of Cyrus JL. McCOrick, for his patent reaper, or his improvements or
et to have modifications of the same, to enable them to take testimony in opposition
IUtkeW to to said extension, to be used before the -Commissioner of Patents, on the
tk testmony. hearing of the application of said Mcormick for an extension of said

patent.
Aprovev, February 9, 1861.

Pebroaryl8,1M5. [No. 6.1 Ji est.&dionjerthe RseCtof Dean!and Bwhe.


Be it resoled by Ca. Snate and Hiouse of Representatives of the Unitegf
Payment to be ta of Ametica in Ongress assemWd That the Secretary of the
made to Dovanl Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Duvali
eaadB~e a and Brothers, merchant tailors in the city of Washington, assignees of
U') e. R. A. Davidge, the amount of money appropriated for the benefit of said
1S59, ob. 48. Davidge, by an act of Congress approved eighteenth February, eighteen
VoL zL p. 61. hundred and fifty-nine.
APPzOViw, February 18, 1861.

Iebrua.yiIML [No. 7.] Joint Behdt a'eA= " s= of tMe M tot the
Accunt
ofth Rost ,Qwwarster, and soj"i.
Be it reoked by the Senate ad House of Representatives of CA. United
Sa of America in Cnres assmbe That the proper accounting offl-
obers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, directed to
to be seted, settle the accounts of the late Robert Stockton, of New Jersey, an assist-
ant quartermaster and forage master in the war of the Revolution, and
pay to his legal heirs and representatives such sum or sums as may be

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shown due upon sufficient proof of his service as quartermaster aforesad,


out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
APpzvOVD, February 16, 1861.

/ . a14/~~the
t
[No. 8.] roid Raesotn ,u td
"o'o p=verAc motftgca M
fof 'Tm
to Ito re- Pebruaryl0,861
vise ind adjut doe Accusin of .tRno Ckig U Sate Minste to ema
Be it resolved by the Sonate and Home of Repreentatives of the United
States of America in Congren assemd, That the proper accounting offi-
cers of the Treasury be authorized and required to revise and adjust the
account of John Randolph Clay, as minister to Peru.
APPRovzD, February 20, 1861.

[No. 10.] A Aesouio to rep te Jo.it Rewot aprovedJAm.Amf eenth e m Feboy

Rolved by the Snate and Home of Reprntav of t


Staes of America in ogreas assemle That the joint resolution, ap- 1 Jo.nt SeS..ltn
proved June fifteen, eighteen hundred and sixty, for the relief of Wl- liamI fDo-
Ham EL Degroot, be, and the same is herebt, repealed; and that the groot, repeale.
Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to transmit all the papers Pope. to be
in his department relating to the case of the said William H. Degroot, to court
the ct
the Court of Claims for examination. o
APPROvD, February 21, 1861.

stotie owun 9f Gorre TRr, MaUs 2i 1861


[No. 19.] Join Resoutin .qWeaV a Resohwion rdahv
L F d e p . me,ete h ,Wed a .
Beolved &j the Senate and House of Representatves o h kUtd
Staes of America in Ciongm assmbled, That a resolution entitled "A
resolution relating to the claim of George Fisher, late of Florida, de- t mosGeenys
ceased," passed at the first session of this Congress, and approved June reald
one, eighteen hundred and sixty, be, and the same is hereby, rescinded,
and the same, and all proceedings under it, are hereby made null and
void.
ApPOvD, March 2, 1861.

[No. X. J,oin B ,-ou.ofo


e Bm, of Gwp HE Gi i&p.
Reoked by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Un4We
Mates of America in 0ongres aemed That George EL Giddings be
paid for services on that portion of the roate eight thousand and seventy- Pmnt to
six, lying between El Paso and San Antonio, in accordance with the din&
order of Postmaster-General A. V. Brown, of October twenty-third, eigh-
teen hundred and fifty-eight, after deducting whatever has been received
thereon up to June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, on proof being
furnished that the trips have been performed. The said amount to be
paid on the certificate of the Postmaster-General, out of any money in
the Treasury not otherwise appropriated; and to be accepted by the said
Giddings in full for all claims of service and damage thereon against the
United States.
[Signed] WN. PINIMN ON,
Speaker of th House of Reredwntative.
[Signed] Jomr C. BRzcirumE6,
V'ice-Awidont of the United States and Pesident of A Sxate.
"RDonsm
y tHPeSrue 11T.
"Beceised, 18th February, 1861."

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PRIVATE ACTS OF THE THIRTY-SENTH CONGRESS
OPr TE

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the fis


r seson which was ben and h at the My of Wash-
ington, in the District of bluanb'a, on Thursday, the fourth day of
utly, A. D. 1861, and ended on Tuesda, the sixth day of August,
A..D. 1861.

ABnAHx LNiboLm, President. HANmAL Hsiimr, Vice-President,


and President of the Senate. SOLOMON FOOTE was elected Presi-
dent of the Senate, pro tempore, on the eighteenth day of July, and
continued so to act until the close of the session. GAiusms. A.
GRow,Speaker of the House of Representatives.

CzAp. XIV.- An Actor the Relif of the Widow and Opns of de 0frOs, Sea. July 4, 18614
men, and Moines of&e sUnited States Sloop-of-war Lema
and/ orotrupes.
Be it macted by the Senate and House of Rgesenatves of the United
&a of America in Congress assembled, That, for the purpose of fixing The Levant to
the-itlme at which shall commence the pensions, under the existing lawq, bedeemed as lost
of the widows and orphan children of the officers, seamen, marines, and nertW,1 or
others in service, who were lost in the United States sloop-of-war Le-
vant, as well as the time to which the pay of said officers, seamen, ma-
Alnes, and others in the service, shall be allowed, the thirtieth day of
June, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, shall be deemed and
taken to be the day on which the said sloop-of-war Levant foundered at
sem.
Szc. 2. And be it further enacted, That the widow, or child, or chil- Additionel pay
widows and
dren, and in case there shall be no widow, or child, or children, (as afore. tohilldren, &c..,of
said,) then the parent or parents, and if there be no parents, the brothers those lost.
and sisters of the officers, seamen, marines, and others in service, who
were lost in said sloop-of-war Levant, including captain's clerk and assist-
ant draughtsman, shall be entitled to and receive, out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sum equal to twelve months' pay
of their respective deceased relations aforesaid, in addition to the pay due
to the said deceased at the date of the loss of said vessel
Bic. 8. And be it firther enacte That the proper accounting officers Aceonts of An-.
of the Treasury Department be, and are hereby, authorized and directed drew J. Watson
to settle the accounts of Andrew J. Watson, late a purser in the navy, to be settled.
who was lost in the sloop-of-war Levant, with allhis accounts and vouch-
ers for expenditures and payments made by him, and with all the money,
stores, and supplies procured for the use of said vessel, and to allow him
a credit for whatever sum appears to be due from him on the books of the
Department.
APPROVzD, July 24, 1861.

* This session was called by Proclamation of the President, dated April l5th,
1861. See Proclamation, No. 8, Appendix, pot, p. 1268.
voL. xl P"iv.- 11

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898 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Smss. I. C. 15, 16, 26, 43. 1861,
July K I1861 Ca&,. XT. -An, Actfor tde Relef of certain Jfusiciams and Sold~rq statoned at ont
sumer, in Soth Coina.
Be it enacted by tae Senate and Hom ofapeentatitree of tae United
Certain nmua- &ates of Americ6a in COnyress aaaembed That the Secretary of the
elena and aoldiers a
at Fort Sumtert Treasury be, and he hereby, is directed to pay, out of any money in the
be paid for loes Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of eleven hundred and fifty
Of private Pop- dollars, to remunerate soldiers and members of the band stationed at Fort
arty. Sumter, in South Carolina, for losses of private property incurred in the
removal from Fort Moultrie to Fort Sumter on the evening of December
twenty-six, eighteen hundred and sixty; said,sum to be distributed as fol-
lows, namely: To the band, four hundred dollars; to company E, first
artillery, five hundreol dollars; to company H, first artillery, two hundred
and fifty dollars; and to be divided among the members of said band and
said companies suffering losses, or the heirs of such persons as aforesaid,
according to the award of the commanding offers of the several com-
mands.
APPRovzD, July 24, 1861.

July 24,1861. Cea". XVI.-An Act for the Rief of te Ohio and oth. 3oWntr.
Preamble. Whereas the War Department has decided that the term of service of
1795,eL. 86,1 . the ninety days' volunteers, called out under the act of seventeen hbin-
Vol. Lp.424. dred and ninety-five, commenced only on the day when they were
actually sworn into the service of the United States; and whereas
the troops now in service of the United States from the State of Ohio
were not sworn into said service until some days after their organiza-
tion and acceptance as companies by the Governor of said State, and
that for such period, under existing laws no payment can be made:
Therefore,
Be it enacted 6y the Senate and Bouse of Re7pesentati'e of the U'ted
Volunteera to Sta of America in Congr assembed, That the proper disbursing offi-
be paid omet ocer compute and pay to the said volunteers compensation from the day
aat n of their organization and acceptance as companies by the Governor of the
acceptance as State of Ohio, as aforesaid, until the expiration of their term of service.
eompanis byt Sac. 2. And be it further enacted, That where the militia of other
bratf. States are situated similarly with those of Ohio, the War Department
pay them according to the provisions of the foregoing section.
Appaoyw, July 24, 1861.

July 9,1861. C .XXY. -As Actautorie the Issue of a Reistr to t Semer aEateia."
Be it enacted by the Smate and House of Re sentive of th Unied
Registerto is- States of America in Congress assemled, That the Secretary of the
setotheateamer Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to issue a register to the
"Rstela." steamer "Estella," in accordance with existing laws, excepting only that
provision of law requiring the said vessel to have been built in the United
States.
AimPO4UD, July 29, 1861.

August 8,1861. C&. XLU M -An Act* the Rdief ofrehn 0.MeCas wL
Be it enacted by th Senate and House of Representatitw of the United
Accounts of ,tates of America in Cmongres assembled, That the Secretary of War be,
John C. eCon- and he hereby is, directed to audit and settle, upon terms of equity and
sell to be settled
justice, the accounts of John C. McConnell Against the United States,
for expenses necessarily incurred by him in raising a regiment of volun-
teers in the State of Maryland, in May, June, and July, eighteen hundred
Proviao. and sixty-one, and now in the United States' service: Providd, That the

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HITY-SEVEIIH CONGRESS. Szso. iL . 48, 67, 68. 899

same shall not exceed the sum of eight thousand five hundred dollars, to
be paid out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not other-
wise appropriated.
Apzpovm , August 3, 1861.

CKw. LX=I. - An Act anthorlwVgo Secret" of War to tthe Totuntww, mho, August s, im5
tuder the Command of Cknin W. Whit, and by Order f .a . .
,mios, edisted to prtc the Rahad Brdges and other oper, in do VFi of
Oakl-d, Aeghan Con. Maryland.
Beitenid tS enae ndH oe o r ew~nq f w United
Saw of Amem in O au d That the Secretary of War be, Certain volun.
and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the teas in AIJej119-
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the commissioned officers, non-corn- in to pa
missioned officers, musicians, and privates who served as a Home Guard
for the protection of the railroad bridge and other property, near Oak-
land, Alleghany County, Maryland, under command of Captain Charles
W. White, and were called into service by order of Brigadier-General T.
A. Morris, and to make to them just and reasonable compensation for the
failure of the officer of the Government of the United States to furnish to
them rations, clothing, and other supplies during their service: Provided, Iftbo.
the amount to be paid shall not exceed the amount to which, for similar
service, and like rations, clothing, and supplies, volunteers, regularly
mustered into service under the President's proclamation of May third,
one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, would be equitable entitled.
APPROVED, August 6, 1861.

CIAi. LXVXI.-As Adt top ~ theo P an fArnold and Wifafr Braw4 Augart 6,1861.
and He"j ortAhor Wood, u9p7p o the Vhied Sa Vowsnter in -aindy .
.Be it enacted k~the Senate and Homse of Representatives of the United Amcounts of (L
&atee of America in Congress assemle That the Secretary of War be, w. A .
and he is hereby, authorized to cause the account of G. W. Arnold and Charle S-WD-
Charles S. Willett, for bread, and the account of Henry North, for wood, Jt, " Kenry
furnished to the United States volunteers in the State of Maryland to be e&
audited and adjusted on terms of equity and justice.
ArpmovaD, August 6, 1861.

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900' THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sass. I. Rs. 4. 1801.

1FOLUTION.
.,ta pay to the Widowo of the Wae &ehiA.Douglas the Amount

as a S a
hm4due at th time of Is deat.

Resolved by dw Senate and Homse 1f eerativea of the United


Widow of Ste- State. of America in Congres css'mbed, That the Secretary of the
phen
to A.Douglas,
be paid amunti Treasury be, and is hereby, required to pay to the widow 'of the late
of salary due Wm Stephen A. Douglas, late a Senator of the United States, the amount of
at his eath. compensation due to him up to the time of his death, being seven hundred
and fifty dollars, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise ap-
propriated.
Arovw, August 5, 1861.

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PRIVATE ACTS 01 TAB THIRTY-MRVNTH 00(GRiF
OF

UNITED STATES,

Passed at do seend sessi n which was hvm and e at t& ailof wah-
ington, in the Disritof CohmhAjon Mon6do h second daW of Vecem-
ber, A. D. 1861, and ended 9r8a, the Seventeenth day of r*,
A. D. 1862.
ARRmHA Lmoorx, Presdent. HArcMi Himur, Vice-President,
and President of the Senate. SOLOMON PoOm was elected Presi-
dent of the Senate, pro tempoe on the thirty-firet day of March, and
so acted until the twenty-first day of May inclusive; be was again
elected on the twentieth day of June, and continued so to act until the
end of the session. GAtusffA A. GRow, Speaker of the House of
Representatives.

On". VIL-An Adtfr th Wei of doe Gamwrof the BWAis Shi "Prth&w" Januar17,1862.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Howse of Rpreettivea of the Un~ited
mae of America in ogrese assembled, That there be paid, out of any 0m to be
money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the order of the pad owner of
proper functionary of Her Britannic Majesty's government, the sum of t8M
one thousand dollar, in full compensation to the owner of the British
ship "Perthshire" in consequence of her detention by the United States
steamer "Massachusetts," in June last, under the impression that she
had unlawfully evaded the blockade, of the port of Mobile.
AUROVD, January 17, 1862.

CHaP. XV1. -An .ietjfr tAs Rele of Milass Y. &M~. Janur A1,86M
Be it enacted 61 the &enate and House of Representatives of the Vsited
Sta of America in Congress asem4ed That the Secretary of the Treas- ao to bepad
ury be, and is hereby, authorized and required to pay to William Y. to William 1.
Strong, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, Stron.
fifty dollars; being the amount so by him paid into the public TrM-
ury on the twenty-seventh of January, eighteen hundred and forty-five.
APPzROVm, January 81, 1862.

Or". XXVL -Ax At for S r . Co., of the ft of Nev pehnms,1,,


ReW f M ipejw .
Be it enacted by do Sent and Howe of Rpesentatives of the United
States of America in Cmgass aembe That the Secretary of the Tress- Duplicate cer.
ury is hereby authorized to cause two certificates of the loan of eighteen tint tof stock
hundred and forty-eight, of one thousand dollars each, with coupons of peyer anwd C0.
semi-annual interest from the first of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-
four, attached thereto, to be issued to Philip Speyer & Co, or bearer,
to replace that number of similar certificates, the property of said Speyer
& Co., viz. : number one thousand and fifty-eight, issued to Corcoran
and Riggs, or bearer, September first, eighteen hundred and forty-eight,
and number eleven hundred and twenty-nine, issued to I. L. Stuart,
or bearer, September ninth, eighteen hundred and forty-eigh which
were mailed at Frankfort-on-the-Main, in Germany, for New York, on

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902 THIRTY-SEVENTEI CONGRESS. S s. At Q 42, 60, 61. 1862.
the third day of February, eightedn hundred and fifty-four, with the
coupons from said first of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-four attached,
and were never received in New York, and are therefore supposed to
be lost or destroyed: Provided, That before the issue of such new cer-
tificates said Philip Speyer & Co. shall furnish to the acceptano of
the First Comptroller of the Treasury such bond or bonds of indemnity
as is usually required by the regulations of the Treasury Department
for the issue of duplicate certificates of inscribed stock.
APPROVED, February 18, 1862.

March~~~~~~~~ 1,89.O
.LI.-sAtfrheelfof Z B. Cavery, kat Sea of Lato.at
LiNa, Pm.
Be s enacted by as Snte and Howe of RTtamttives of the Utited
Pyment to Z. &ates of America in Cmgress auembed, That there be paid, out of any
B. Caverly. money in the Trelsury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of nineteen
hundred and eighty-eight dollars to the said Z. B. Caverly, late
secretary of legation at Lima, Peru, for his services and expenses as
special messenger from Lima to Washington in eighteen hundred and
fifty-nine, eighteen hundred and sixty, and eighteen hundred and sixty-one,
that being the amountoof the per diem and expenses of said messenger,
after deducting therefrom his salary for the time of such service as secre-
tary of legation.
Apmov=, March 14, 1862.

Apr18, se. Ow. LX-A Adt to aw orir te Dbid Coit 9f the Lited &atesforthe Norhs
Diat of C"_ia to hr and dernine uqm et Me the Cbai of Pedro Cia-
oato acertain 7luc of Land in Calboria,calld La Posn a Ja auita.
Be it enacted by the S&ae and House of Representatives of de United
Claim of Pedro &ateos of America in Congress assewmbed, That the district court of the
Cheboya to b United States for the northern district of California be, and is hereby,
Cour. authorized and required to hear and decide upon the merits the cla m of
Pedro Chaboya to a tract of land described in his amended petition, filed
in said court on the fifteenth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and
fifty-seven, and called "La Posa de San Juan Bautista," in the same
manner and with the same jurisdiction as if the claim to the said tract of
land had been duly presented to the Board of Land Commissioners under
the provisions of the act entitled "An act to ascertain and settle the pri-
181, ch. 41. vate land claims in the State of California," approved March third, anno
Vol. ix. p. 68L Domini eighteen hundred and fifty-one, and an appeal had been duly
taken from their decision to the said district court by the said Chaboya.
Testimony be- Suc. 2. And be it.firther enacted, That on the said hearing the testi-
fobe w&
taken MY mony heretofore taken in said court in relation to the said claim on behalf
of the said claimant, or of the United States, may be read subject to all
just exceptions to its competency, and additional testimony on either part
may be taken under the direction and order of said district court as to the
validity of said claim or the extent thereof.
Appea to s- Saoc. S. And be ifurtk r enacted, That an appeal may be taken from
Pee Court of the final decision and decree of said district court to the Supreme Court
States. of the United States by either party in accordance with the provisions of
VoL ix. p. a& the tenth section of the said act of March third, eighteen hundred and
fifty-one.
APovED, April 25, 1862.

April82, 1M29 CHAP. LXL-An Act /* the Relie 0 as Owner, Offlosm ad am ef the Danis
I"J on~ Laa ."
Be it enaded b te Senate and House of Rersentatives of as United
namages to be States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid, out of any

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I'L rY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sass. IIL Cm 62, 64, 65, 6& 1862. 908
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the order of the r the o
proper functionary of the government of his Majesty the King of Den- J& s t Drgn-
mark, the sum of one thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars, as full Loreutzen.,
compensation to the owners of the -Danish bark "Jorgen Lorentzen," or
their legal representatives, for damages occasioned by reason of the wrong-
ful seizure and detention of the said bark by the " Morning Light," a
vessel of the United States blockading squadron, in the month of Decem-
ber last, and also as full compensation to the master, mate, and crew of How to be dki-
the said bark, the said sum to be distributed agreeably to the award of tributed.
Moses Taylor and H. Doilner, esquires, to whom the claim was referred.
AM tomr , April.25, 1862.

CkH.LXII - An det for the Rdf of Fms H tat . May l,


l6.
Be it enacted by tde Senate and Howe of Repreetves of the United
ates of America in Congress aembed, That the Secretary of the Du.es illegally
Treasury be, and he ishereby, authorized and directed to adjust the claim to be re-
of Francis Huttmann for return of tonnage and light duties illegally ex- 'd-ann.
acted and paid by him on the Peruvian bark " Callao," at the port of San
Francisco, California, on the fifth day of September, eighteen hundred
and forty-eight, amounting to one hundred and twenty-four dollars and
eighty cents; and also import duties collected in excess upon the cargo of
the said vessel, amounting to the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars
and sixteen cents, and to pay him the amount due.
APPROVED, May 1, 1862.

CHp. LXrV.-An Actfor te Reief of Slaer Croak. may 12, M.


Be it enacted by tde Senate and Homse of Represetaties of th Viited
State of America in Oongress assembled, That the Secretary of the o
Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to cancel the transportation Sylve tar Cr6oe
bond of Sylvester Crooks, given at the collector's office in the city of to be cancelled.
New York, in the month of November, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine,
for a package of merchandise shipped by him to V. Marsion and Com-
pany, San Francisco, California, and marked "F. B., one case."
AnnoVD, May 12, 1862.

CRA . LXV. - Atd ws, Offeme, ad Cia of the Spwsish


thelief of the 0at/o My 12,18
, .
Baik "Provida."
Be it enated by the Senate and Howe of Representative, of the United t
States of America in Congress assemMed, That there be paid, out of all
any owners,
O m. t
&a..o
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the order of the bark "'Providen-
proper functionary of her Catholic Majesty's government, the sum of two cia" for wrong-
thousand seven hundred and ninety-one dollars and ninety-one cents, as ful seizure, I.
full compensation to the owners of the Spanish bark "J.rovidencia," or
their legal representatives, for damages occasioned by reason of the
wrongful seizure and detention of said bark by a steamer of the United
States blockading squadron, in the month of November last; and also as
full compensation to the master, mate, and crew of said bark; the said
sum to be distributed agreeably to the two several awards of Moses Tay-
lor, esquire, to whom the claim was referred for adjustment.
APPROVED, May 12, 1862.

Cu". LXVIIL- An Atfor the Rdlif of Tdm Sirvie. may A


1 .
Be it enacted by the Senate and Houts of Reprentatives of tde ited Py
Stae. of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the olm.em.ing
Treasury be, and he hereby is, directed, out of any money in the treas- for
drawing, L&

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904 TfIRTY-SPVFNTH OC)NGRESS. S=& IL .{L 68, 74 87, 8& 1862
ftx pufbuild- ur not otherwise appropriated, to pa7 to John Skirving th. sum of
lgs inWashing- eleven hundred and forty-two dollars, in full for his services in making
designs, drawings, working drawings, and measurements, in and about the
public buildings in the city of Washington, and other expenses attending
the same, under the direction of the Commissioner of Public Buildings,
from the year eighteen hundred and forty-two to the year eighteen hun-
dred and fifty-two, inclusive.
A.rpnOv , May 18, 1862.

Maey 1, MM* CRAP. LXXI. -An. Adt/r Me=tnm -Odad Carle F. RiiJ; 4 of

Be it enacted by tk e&nate and House of 1?eproaentative of ase Uaite


a&&ofLt -ey Stater of America in Congress assembl, That the Secretary of War be,
ohwrei €.
* and is hereby, directed to cause to be paid unto Charles F. Ruf, Lieuten.
to be pMid him ant-Colonel of the third Regiment of Cavalry, Army of the United
States, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the
sum of four hdndred and forty-nine dollars, being the amount of pay and
emoluments due him for the months of March and April, one thousand
eight hundred Adnd sixty-one, as Major of the Regiment of Mounted
Riflemen, United States Army, and never received by him.
Arpnovul, May 17, 1862.

May so,18. Cxiv. LXXVIL -As At /r the


Bet of RobsA &4oland ta.
Be it enacted by the Seate and Home of Representatives of the Vkd
Half of the Mte of America in Congres asea eA That the Secretary of the
,value of the Navy be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause the steam transport beat
steamer "Plan-
ter" to be Ap- "Planter," recently in the rebel service, in the harbor of Charleston, and
rtoer all of the arms, munitions,'tacklee and other property on board of her at
Sma sdot.the time of her delivery to the Federal authorities, to be appraised by a
board of competent officers, and ,when the value thereof shall be 41us
ascertained, to cause an equitable apportionment of one half of such value
so ascertained as aforesaid, to be made between Robert Small and his
associates, who assisted in rescuing her from the enemies of the Gover-
ment.
Sham ofeach Sc.2. And be it fi the erat That the Secretary of the Navy
maYbe inveate may, if he deems it expedient, cause the sum of money allotted to each
jeritie and individual under the preceding section of this act, to be invested in United
income paid over States securities for the benefit of such individual, the interest to be paid
to him or to his heirs, annually, until such time as the Secretary of the
Navy may deem it expedient to pay to him, or his heirs, the principal
sum as aforesaic.
Amrovw, May 80, 1862.

May 80, 1869. ON"v. LXIXMfI-Ax Actsr teelief qf JoAbs GW&ldng


Be itenacted &ythe Sente and House of Repreentahves of te United
John Goulding Saes of America in (Ongress asembed, That John Goulding be, anl
may apply for hereby is, authorized to apply to the Commissioner of Patents for a
teneoa andat- renewal and extension, for the term of seven years, from the time of such
renewal and extension, the letters-patent heretofore granted to him, for
his improvement in machinery for the manufacture of wool and other
* fibrous substances, and the said Commissioner of Patents is hereby author-
ized and empowered to grant such renewal and extension, or withhold the
/ same, under the existing laws, in the same manner as if the applications
*Prennso therefor had been seasonably made: road That such renewal and
extension shall not have the effect or be construed to restrain persons who
may be using the machinery invented by said Goilding at the time of the

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THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sss. I. C .89, 100, 106, 107. 1862.905
renewal and extension hereby authorized for continuing the use of the
same, nor to subject them to any claim or damage for having so used the
sam~e.
APPRovED, May 80, 1862.
CmN. I'XXX .- As Act for te RedWf of Hen M.Artese4 a Pammater itnes ay 80, le.
Uds ig tis Navy.
Whereas Horace X. Hieskell was attached as paymaster to [the] United Hraoe
States receiving ship "Pennsylvania," at Norfolk, Virginia, at the credited to We
time, to wit, on the twentieth of April, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, accounts with
when said ship was burned by order of the Government op the Corn- eerta Cds
burnedm the
mander of the station; and MFenals.-
Whereas, said Horace .Hieskell, as paymaster aforesaid, is charged by
the Department with sundry items for provisions, clothing, and emal
stores, which goods were destroyed when said ship was burned; There-
fore,
Be it enaced by the Senate and Home of the Usited
',.resentaivesf
,Sates of America in Congress aseemr4We4 That Horace K. Hieskell be
credited on the books of the Department with the amount of such goods
charged against him.
ArPnovzn, May 80, 1862.
CRAP". C. - An Act for tae reciprcal Rati'Agtdsheto ti lam eqm June A IM69
MWte &ater and the Reprewseaves of RBert Brent deceased.
Be it enacted b te Snate and House of 1eresentatAes of tMe United Allstff t
States of America in Congress assembed, That the Solicitor of the Treas- oobetBen
ury be, and he is hereby, directed to discontinue and to cause to be en- and Robert Y.
tered satisfied all suits and proceedings upon the claim of the United Brent to be die-
States against the representatives of Robert Brent, late paymaster general continued.
of the United States army, and against the representatives of Robert Y.
Brent, his executor; such diseontinuane and acknowledgment of satis- Effec of die.
faction to be in full of all claims on the part of said Robert Brent, or his eontiuance.
representatives in his right, against the United States.
APPROVzD, June 11, 1862.
Cu"p. CVL -An Actjr the Relief of Le tenant
hs S. Gran June 17,189.

Be it enacted bi tae Senate and House of Representai of the United Afowance of


States of America in Congress assemMed, That in the settlement of the $100, lost by
accounts with the treasury of Lieutenant Ulysses S. Grant, as commissary ttobe d
and regimental quartermaster, fourth infantry, there shall be allowed to cts of lysM
the said Grant the sum of one thousand dollars, on account of the loss S"Orant.
of that amount of public funds in his hands by theft on the night of the
sixteenth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, the loss being with-
out neglect or fault on the part of said Grant.
Szo. 2. And be it fiwter enacted, That, If the accounts of the said If aceounts m
Grant have been fully settled at the proper accounting office of the tres- sttl,
000 to8" thean
be WUi
ury, and the said amount of one thousand dollars accounted for, then and Grant.
in that case there shall be paid to said Grant the sum of one thousand
dollars out of any money not otherwise appropriated.
A PrOVTD, June 17, 1862. *

On. CVI -An Ad fAr the Reif of Olswiver Weed Jue 17, 286M
Be it enaced bj the Ssnate and House of Representatives of tde Vited Aecounteof
Sates of America in Conres assembled, That the proper accounting Woo .OlvrSpencer
to be seb-
officers of the treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized and direpted tied equitab
to examine and settle, on principles of equity, the accounts of Oliver and alowase
Spencer Wood, late temporary naval storekeeper for the United States
8
o' oO
vor- XIL iPu.-11

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squadron on the African station, and to make him such allowanes, subject
to the approval of the Secretary of the Navy, as under the circumstances
shall appear to them reasonable and just, such alowaonoe not to exceed
the deficiencies with which the said Oliver Spencer Wod now stands
charged, amounting to the sum of sixteen hundred and twenty dollars and
ninety-seven cepts, ($1,620.97.)
APPOVzD, June 17, 1862.

June is, 1869. Cyi-. CM31 -An Act for t Red of Raw N. Bark Wub of Edwa Hr
Payment of Be it enacted 6y the Senate anid Honse of Representaiveof the Unsited
Wto dow. States of Umerioa in Congres assemhed, That the Commissioner of
of Edward Hae. Patents be, and he is hereby, authorized and required
to pay, out of any
money belonging to the find of the Patent Office not otherwise appro-
priated, to Rose M. Harte, widow of Edward Harte, the sum of two
hundred and seventy-four dollars and eighty cents, in fall for certain
papers prepared by him, by direction of the Commissioner of Patents,
illustrative of the "Progr es s of AgriCulture in the United States during
ten years," and also for an article entitled "Railroads of the United States
in 1850."
APPROVED, June 19, 1862.

June 29,18IM Caw. C=V. -As Act or a. Relif of ih & rembgs b dobl g f file WaegtS,
IaRau-Y on the lAght of Z&w D4e1861.
amet of Be it eactded 6y dho Senate and Howe of Bereenaives of th nited
6626ta to cAsa
su e by the & of America in Congress assembled, That the Second Auditor of
burning of the the Treasury be, and hereby is, authorized and required to ascertain and
Wasbfiuto In- determine the amount of property lost by each of the sisters of charity,
fir517- and female servants employed in the Washington Infirmary at the time
of its conflagration, which occurred on the night of the third of Novem-
ber, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and the amount so determined, not
exceeding in the aggregate six hundred and twenty dollars, shall bp paid,
out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the claim-
ants respectively.
ApmovmD, June 19, 1862.

June 20,18is. ClAp. CXVIL -An Adt 1r tdo Relefof CQgUdOm HIIUM Panin.
Payment to ffe it enacted 4y the Senate anS Hows of Representwe of the Uited
.Hiram pumng Sw of Ameria in Cmgres asseme, That the Secretary of the
*r e'P1e1 * Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to pay to Com-
modore Hiram Paulding, of the United Statesanavy, out of any money in
the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twelve hundred dol-
lars, or so much thereof as he may be satisfied is neeessary to reimburse
him for his expenses incurred in defending himself against a suit brought
against him for taking Charles McDonald (one of William Walker's fol-
lowers) from the steamer "Morgan," at Sim Juan del Norte, in Nicaragua.
and sending him on board the United States ship " Saratoga," in the year
eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, the said Paulding being at the time flag-
officer in command of the home squadron, and acting in the line of his
duty.
dpmovim, June 20, 1862.

June 90,1869. OxAP. CIXIL -As. Ad to pwj B. Y. qwh4 Ar Use Cu. .,dIspem
t#=e i him by tde Ata Reservaton stMe Ten*sy of

and Hown of Bpentie of ase Uited


PametY.to
Bennevme ates enacted
Be isof America in Senate
k~the Congress aessb That there be, and hereby is,
"alley. appropriated, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appro-

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T t r-SEBTTH
. CONGRESS, Szss. IL,, Cm 181, 182,186. 1862. 907
priated, to BennevilI6 Y. Shelley, thirteen hundred and ffteen dollars, in
fall for all claitns of said Shelley against the government of the United
States for his " cla im" and implovements thereon, which were taken from
him by the United. States for the Omaha reservation, in Nebraska Terri-
tory, in the year eighteen hundred and ifty-five.
APPRovxD, June 20, 1862.

Be it eniacted by the Senate and ose of Rpreeatiwe of Owe -Unied


tates of America in Conrm assmb4d,That the Secretary of the Interior bvldpawks
be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to plue the' name of Law- to Lawrence P.
rence P. N. Landrum, of Taylor County, State of Kentucky, on the roll N. 'and'm
of invalid pensions of the United States, and pay to him the sum of
ninety-six dollars per annum, to be computed from the twenty-third'day
of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred an sixty-two.
APPROVED, July 2, 1862.

C. CX=- A Ad rte f te Pmskatw4A&rfA? J* 2,18621


RAff d compan.
Be it enated by the Senate and Home woeatftw of Ow United
Sate of America in COmgres assm4 at the Secretary of the Tress- roa .
try be instructed to pay to the President and Directors of the Panama pa t of
Railroad Company the sum of seven thousand four hundred and seventy- U,.T to.
five dollars, in full of all claims of said company on the United States for
the transportation of certain persons from Panama -to New To'k by
agreement with Commodore Mervine.
APPROVED, July 2, 1862.

C EMP CXX XVL - An Ad jfor theA


Hdif PJr W. Ng&. July a, 180.-
Be it enacted by the Sent and Houe of Rott" United
Sae of America in Congress aembed That the Secretary of the J. W.Nye,
Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to pay unto J. R tto,fr
W. Nye,out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, 2 *O s.
the sum of fourteen hundred and fifty-four dollars. and ecghty-lbr cents,
for balance due.for furnishing horses and earryalls, and hauling boxes
and other articles, for the use of the House of Representatives for the
twenty-eighth Congress, under a written contract with the postmaster of
the House of Representatives, dated January the fifth, eighteen hundred
and fifty-four, and approved by said House of Representatives.
Se. 2. And be it further enactd That the Secretary of the Treasury or "ma
be further authorized and required to pay unto J. W. Nye,out of any fo, detemindog
money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three thou- of a lease.
sand four hundred and thirty-two dollars and forty.four cents, for balance
due for inprovemeats made on the botanical garden lot, and for damages
sustained by said & W. Nye in being deprived of the use and occupation
of the lot according to the terms and conditions contained in a certain
lease from the President of the United States to said J. W. 'ye..
Site. &.And be it further enacted That the Secretary of the Treasury Recepts to be
is hereby directed and required, on pay ent of the sums hereinbefore siven Mu.
named, to take receipts from said J.W.leye, in fall satisfaction of al -
claims fbr services or damages arising from the aforesaid contracts.
APPROVED, July 5, 1862.

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908 THIRTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Ss. IL Cm'187, 152-4,162,17. 1862.
July 5,18e9. CRAP. CXX ILAn
-- Act for the Reief of Brgder Geaea Jo'q, G.T"0aa.
Be it enacted ,' the ,Snaeand Hose of Rg'rseatves of the United
0.34).. States of America in Congres asseml& That there be paid to Brigadier
seph . Totten, General Joseph G. Totten, out of any money in the treasury not other-
ayint
of M0o wise appropriated, the sum of two hundred dollars, in full for so much
advanced by the said Totten for the benefit of the United States in the
purchase of certain land of William Aspinwall, for fortifications on Staten
Island, in the harbor of New York.
APPROVED, July 5,1862.

muy 11,18ism C=AP. CLIL -An Act/or a, Reli of D. G. Iknwgs


Be it exacted b the Ainate and Boe of R .rtatie of te Mien
Ai G.Farragut, &ates
of
of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting
paMent
540.9to.. officers of the treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized and instructed
to allow to Captain D. G. Farragu, United States navy, in the settle-
ment of his accounts, the sum of four hundred and seven dollars and
nineteen cents, being the amount paid by him as wages to two master's
matei on board the United States ship Warren, employed at Mare Island,
California.
APPRovE, July 11, 1862.

Ca". WLM-As Ajbr t Reieof otdh Abert Bpem.


Loui" Abert
Be it enacted by tMe &nat and House of Reprsentative of the ited
Byre eso tes of America in Conpss assembed, That the Secretary of the Inte-
to.spmo rior be and he is hereby, authorized and required to place the name
of Louisa Abert Byrne, widow of the late Surgeon Bernard M. Byrne,
of the United States army, on the pension roll, at the rate of twenty-five
dollars per month, from the sixth day of September, eighteen hundred
and sixty, for'and during her widowhood.
A.PPaovz, July 11, 1862.

July13, 18W CRn". CLXIL - An Act ,for doe RWie of Pazny MacierSmAt.
Fanny t Be it enacted k6 Senate and Hoe of RereentatiWve of the Untead
Smh panion States of America in Congres assembed, That the Secretary of the inte-
to. rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to place the name of
Fanny Mactier Smith, widow of the late Major General Charles Fergu-
son Smith, of the United States army, on the pension roll, at the rate of
fifty dollars per month, fr