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1836. CHAP. 161. An ACT for the relief of John Fraser and company, of Cauler

ton, South Carolina. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senute and House of Represen

tatires of the United States of America in Congress assemblide Amount of all. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and uonal duty to be Jalid to thini. directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not other

wise appropriated, to John Fraser and Company, of Charleston, South Carolina, the additional duty imposed by the act of th third March, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, on twenty bales of plains, ordered under the act of fourteenth July, eighten hundred and thirty-two, by David Lam!), of Liverpool, and imported in the ship Lady Rowena, at the port of Charleston, in the month of August last: Provided, That satisfactory prout shall be furnished to the Secretary of the Treasury, that the suid plains were ordered previous to the passage of the act of time third of March eighteen hundred and thirty-three, and that said duties have not been returned in debentures on the exportation of said merchandise.

Approved 287h June, 1536.

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CHAP. 162. An ACT for the relief of John F. Lewis. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the United Slates of America in Congress assembled,

of in. That the Secretary of the Treasury refund to John F. Lewis, a sum Los paid to him." equal to the increase of duty imposed by the act of the nineteenth

of Nay, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eighi, entitled " An act in alteration of the several acts imposing duties ou imports," on a quantity of matting imported from China, invoic d at two thousand two hundred and ten dollars, and entered at tlie custom-house in Philadelphia, on the first of December, one tholisand eight hundred and twenty-eight; Proridad, That the Secret tary of the Treasury shall not make the payment above directe until he shall have satisfactory proof that the duties have been actually paid, and have not been returned in debentures; tibi the order for the purchase of the said matting was given pie'. viously to the first of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven; and that the said John F. Lewis had it not in his power to countermand the said order after the passage of the said! aet of the nineteenth of May, one thousand eight hunrired a::? twenty-eight; And provided, further, That satisfactory evidence be furnished to the Secretary of the 'Treasury, by the oath of the merchant, or otherwise, that the said John F. Lewis did not realize the ordinary proiit on the said importation.

Approved, 28th June, 1536.

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CHAP. 163. An ACT for the relief of Abraham Fortes, a spy in the lase wai.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representtatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Abraharn Forbes be, and is hereby, allowed to enter three

hundred and twenty acres of land, on any of the public lands 1836. subject to entry at private sale, for services rendered by him as a May Canadian volunteer.

Approved, 28th June, 1836.

enler 323 acres of land,

CHAP. 161. An ACT granting a pension to Theophilus E. Beekman, late first

lieutenant in the forty-first regiment of the United States infantry.

(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to place 817 per the name of Theophilus E. Beekman, late first lieutenant in the from is Jan. 1865 forty-first regiment of the United States infantry, on the roll of invalid pensioners, and pay to him the sum of seventeen dollars per month during his natural life, commencing on the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP 165. An ACT for the relief of William Hewes.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid to William Hewes, anuually, for the term of 20 per anpuren his natural life, out of any money in the Treasury, not other-iron 1th March, wisę appropriated, the sun of twenty dollars, to commence on the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirtyone.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP 106. An ACT for the relief of Henry Keefer.

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(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be directed to place the name of ss Henry Keefer, upon the list of invalid pensioners, at the rate of ten. eight dollars per month, commencing on the first of January, cighteen hundred and thirty-six, and pay him out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Jan.

Jpproved, June 28th, 1836.

CIIAP. 167. An ACT for the relief of Francis Bashford.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be directed to place the name of Fran- $ 8 eis Bashford, upon the list of invalid pensioners, at the rate of 12 April eight dollars per month, the payment to commence on the twelfth

per month

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of Apul, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, and pay him out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP. 168. An ÁCT for the relief of Bernard Pompilly.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represen.

tatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled. 38 per month, That the name of Bernard Pompilly be placed upon the list of

invalid pensioners, at the rate of eight dollars per month, to commence on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-six.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

Jan.

from 1876.

CHAP. 169. An ACT for the relief of Elisha Lucas.

from 4th March, 1831.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $20 per annum That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, required to place

the name of Elisha Lucas, of the State of Vermont, on the list of revolutionary pensioners, and to pay him a pension, at the rate of twenty dollars per annum, from the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP. 170. An ACT granting pensions to certain persons therein named

(Sec. 1] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and is hereby, directed to place on the invalid pension roll of the United States, the 'names of the following, whereupon they, and each of them, shall be entitled

to receive the pensions severally set to their names, respectively, Wonitsit during life that is to say: James Whitsit, at the rate of eight

dollars per month, commencing on the first day of January, one Stewaat $5 thousand eight hundred and thirty-four; Jacob Stewart, at the per monit

rate of five dollars per month, to commence on the first day of January, one thousand eight himdred and thirty-five.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

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CHAP. 171. An ACT for the relief of Thaddeus Tuule.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

latives of the United Slates of America in Congress assembled, $20 por anuman That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, au chorized and from

. *** Marob, required to place ilic name of Thaddeus 'Tuttle upon the list of

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revolutionary pensioners, and to pay him at the rate of twenty dollars per annum, commencing on the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one. Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP. 172. An ACT to provide for the paying of certain pensioners of the

United States, at Pulaski, in the State of Tennessee.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and Bocretary of War required to establish a pension agency, at Pulaski, in the State of many estab ruhadi Tennessee, for the payment of all pensioners of the United States, resident in the counties of Lincoln, Giles, Lawrence, and Wayne, in said State; Provided, That the establishment of such Proviso. agency can be made without any charge to the United States.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and hereby, is authorized to make the necessary arrangement for the payment of said pensioners.

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Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That this act shall take to take effect is effect from and after the first day of August next.

of August. Approved, 28th June, 1836.

CHAP. 173. An ACT for the relief of James Steel.

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to place $13 35 per

month James Steel on the list of revolutionary pensioners of the United it. Aih Marche States, at the rate of thirteen dollars and thirty-five cents, per month, commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, to continue during his natural life.

SECTION 2. And beit further enacted, That Elizabeth Steel, the May be claimed wife of the said James Steel, be, and is hereby, authorized and empowered to claim for and receive said pension, for and in behalf of the said Steel, on furnishing satisfactory proof of the identity and residence of the said James Steel and Elizabeth Steel

Approved, 28th June, 1836.

by his wife.

CHAP. 171. An ACT for the relief of Davis Hunt.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, directed to 640 per annum place upon the list of revolutionary pensioners, Davis Hunt, ofte Yew York; and that said Davis Hunt be paid at the rate of forty dollars per annum, commencing on the fourth day of March, anno Domini, eighteen hundred thirty-two.

Approved, June 28th, 1836. ,

1836.

CHIAP. 175. An ACT for the relief of Relief Harris.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen.

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $$4), arrear: o That there shall be paid out of the Treasury of the United poe hinan to be paid States, to Relief Harris, widow and administratrix of Oliver

Harris, deceased, the sum of eight hundred and forty. dollars, being the arrears of pension due to the said Oliver Harris, as a revolutionary soldier, from April seven, eighteen hundred and eighteen, up to August nine, eighteen hundred and twenty-six. at eight dollars per month; which said sum shall be paid the proper accounting oflicers of the Treasury, out of any moneys therein, not otherwise appropriated.

Approred, June 25th, 1836.

CHAP. 176. An ACT for the relief of James Taylor

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(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

That there be paid, out of any money in the Treasury not otheren to be paid so wise appropriated, to James Taylor, of Massachusetts, a revo

lutionary soldier, a pension from the eighteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thiriy, at the rate of eight dollars a month, to the fourth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. Approred, 28th June, 1936.

CHAP. 177. An ACT for the relief of John Dal.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 820 33 per annum, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to itom ärba March, place John Dal, on the list of revolutionary pensioners of the

United States, at the rate of tweniy-three dollars and thirty-three cents per annum, commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, to continue during his natural life.

Approred, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP 18.

An ACT granting a pension to Williain Lawræce, lak a

colonel in the army.

SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen,

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. 30 per month That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, authorized and icomendase or his required to pay to William Lawrence, late a colonel in the army, poignaron

out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a pension at the rate of thirty dollars a month, to commence at the date of his resignation and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, 28th June, 1836.

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