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SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of 1936. War skall cause the Treasury of the United States to be reim- Treasury to be rebursed said sum of money, by ordering the person whose duty it may be to pay the annuity due or to become due, to the Choctaw comme due to thein. Indians, to retain and deduct the same out of said annuity.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 307. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Joseph

Hazlet and Jemima Monro, surviving children of the late Colonel John
Hazic, of the State of Delaware, deceased

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(Sec. 1. Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representutives of the United Stales of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting officers ascertain what will be the The moment of amount of seven years' half pay due to the children of the said Colonel John Hazlet, deceased.

Section 2. And be it further enacted, That said accounting Payments to be officers do pay whatever sum may be so found to be due to the Wink to tiem, legal representatives of Joseph Hazlet and of Jeniima Monro, the iwo surviving children of the said Colonel John Hazlet, deceased, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 303. An ACT for the relief of John Cummins.

Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be and he is hereby, sino po hot redirected to repay to John Cummins, his heirs or legal representa paid w him. tives, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise

appropriated, the sum of one hundred dollars and twenty cents, the same being the amount paid by him on the seventeenth Febru

eighteen hundred and thirty-one, for the entry of the west half of the southwest quarter of section twenty-one, township nine, of range ten, in the district of lands subject to sale at Zanesville, in Ohio, which entry was adjudged void, and the same kaif quarter granted to one William C. Bay.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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(HAP. OM AN ACT for the relief of Isaac Means and others, late owners

of the schooner Elizabeth.

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

officers of the Treasury pay to the said Means ngayon be said and others, late owners of the schooner Elizabeth, which was condemned and sold by a decree of the district court for the district of Massachusetts, at a term thereof held at Boston in

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September, A. D. eighteen hundred and thirty-two, the sum of three hundred dollars and twenty-one cents, being that portion of the avails of the sale which was paid into the Treasury of the United States; it appearing that the condemnation of said vessel was without fault on the part of said owners.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 310. An ACT for she relief of the legal representatives of Henry

Richardson and Samuel 1 olul, and for the relief of Lieutenant John Rudd.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $273.80 to be paid That the Secretary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, author1o the representa uves oj 11. R. ized to pay to the legal representatives of Henry Richardson,

deceased, out of the navy pension fund, the sum of two hundred and thirty-three dollars and eighty cents, it being the amount due to the said representatives of Henry Richardson, deceased, a marine on board the United States sloop of war Wasp, under the act of Congress of the sixth of April, eighteen hundred and sixteen, and passed to the navy pension fund in consequence of not being claimed.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the following sums of money heretofore appropriated and carried to the sur-. plus fund be, and the same are hereby, directed to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated; to

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To Lieutenant John Rudd, for his proportion of prize money in virtue of the act entitled “ An act for the relief of Thomas Holdup Stevens, and others," approved the fourteenth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, forty dollars :

To the legal representatives of Samuel Stout, deceased, for his proportion of prize money in virtue of the act entitled - An act providing for the distribution of one hundred. thousand dollars among the captors of the Algerine vessels captured and restored to the Dey of Algiers," approved twenty-seventh April, cighteen hundred and sixteen, twenty dollars and eighty-five cents.

Approved, July 20, 1836.

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CHAP. 31.

An ACT for the relief of Seaborn Jones and Joel Crawford,

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

latives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, A judgment a That, at the next term of the district court of the United States gainstalon to be for the district of Georgia, Seaborn Jones and Joel Crawford be

permitted to open a judgment lately obtained against them in said court as the securities of Thomas F. Green, late postmaster at Milledgeville, Georgia, at the suit of the Postmaster General of the United States. And that the said Seaborn Jones and Joel Crawford be permitted to make the same defence to said

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suit that they might or could have made had said judgment not have been rendered.

Approved, July 21, 1836.

CHAP. 312. An ACT for the relief of Don Carlos Dehault Delasses,

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid to Don Carlos Dehault Delassus, out of any interest on a ox money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, interest at lowed to him the rate of six per centum per annum on the sum of one thousand three hundred and thirty-three dollars, that being the amount allowed him under the act of the fourteenth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, for his relief, on account of moneys taken from him at the capture of Baton Rouge, in Louislana, on the twenty-third day of September, eighteen hundred and ten ; the said interest to be allowed from the said twentythird day of September, eighteen hundred and ten, to the fourteenth day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-two.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 313. An ACT for the relief of the trusiees of common schools in

lownship eighi, range eleven east, in the State of Mississippi.

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

cale 610 igro of That the trustees of common schools in township eight, range land. eleven east, in the State of Mississippi, be authorized to locate, for the use of schools in said township, one section of six hundred and forty acres of land, by sectional lines, of any of the public lands in the State of Mississippi, subject to entry at private sale.

Approved, July 22, 1836.

CHAP. 314. An ACT to confirm the title of the heirs of M. de la Carera

lo a traci of land.

That

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

a gratuitous grant of seven hundred and ninety-eight ar-Grant of 795 arpens of land, situated on the Escambia river, in West Florida, firmed. made by the Intendant, General Morales, on the fifth of May, one thousand eight hundred and nine, to Milan de la Carera, be, and the same is hereby, confirmed to the heirs or legal representatives of said Carera: Provided, That this confirmation shall only operate as a relinquishment of the title of the United States.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 315. An ACT for the relief of John La Touretle. $120, overpaid by [Suc. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represenbunte refund. tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay John La Tourette, out of any money in the Treasury, one hundred and twenty dollars, which sum was overpaid by said La Tourette on the purchase of a tract of land in the State of Indiana, being the northwest quarter of section twenty-nine, township thirteen, range twelve east.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

fed to him.

CHAP. 316. An ACT for the relief David McCord. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $7x300 to be cred. That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be author.

ized and required to credit the accounts of David McCord, late receiver of public money for the Cahaba land district, in the State of Alabama, with the sum of seven thousand three hundred dollars, which was lost by the burning of the steam-boat Florida, while in the possession of Alexander Pope, who was taking it to Mobile, to be deposited in the Branch Bank of the United States, according to directions given him by the Secretary of the Treasuiry.

Approved, July 2d, 1636.

CHAP. 317. An ACT for the relief of Charles I. Catlett. Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represen-latives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Departinent Amoundcor docent be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to settle, upon red, &c. to be cre the principles of the acts of Congress of the ninth April, eighdited to him

teen hundred and sixteen, and third of March, eighteen hundred and seventeen, the claim of Charles I. Catlett for tobacco which belonged to him at Magruder's warehouse, Cedarpoint warehouse, and Nottingham warehouse, all in the State of Maryland; and was lost, captured, or destroyed, by the British or American troops during the last war between the United States and Great Britain ; which said allowance shall be carried to the credit of the said Charles 1. Catlett on the books of the 'Treasury.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 318. An ACT for the relier Martin Prindle.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $123, wieria Thnt the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, directed

to pay to Martin Prindle, out of any moneys in the Treasury not

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otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred and twenty-five dollars, being the value of a horse and sleigh lost while in the service of the United States. Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 319. An ACT for the relief of the legal representative of the late

Theodore W. Maurice.

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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 the Treasury be, and he hereby is, author- The accounts of ized to settle the accounts of the late Theodore W. Maurice, seirled. upon the principles of equity and justice; and that any balance which may be found due, be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 320. An ACT for the relief of Henry Wainwright.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be refunded to Henry Wainwright, of Boston, out of 1,228 58 over any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum lead to the corre of 'thirteen hundred and twenty-eight dollars and fifty-eight cents, being the amount of an over payment made by him, on the importation of certain quantities of lead, in March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four. Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 321. In addition to the act for the relief of the legal representatives of

George Hurlbut, deceased.

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[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate und House of Represenltatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting oflicers of the Treasury ascertain the The amount pu ya amount that would have been payable on four final settlement Certificate in the ceriificates, issued on the twelíth day of March, one thousand ascertained, anand seven hundred and eighty-four, in the name of George Hurlbut, be paid and afterwards recalled and cancelled, namely:

Number thirty-five thousand three hundred and thirty-six, for one thousand dollars;

Number thirty-five thousand three hundred and thirty-seven, for one thousand dollars ;

Number thirty-five thousand three hundred and thirty-eight, for nine hundred and fifty dollars;

Number thirty-five thousand three hundred and thirty-nine, for fifty dollars ; (making together three thousand dollars,) if the said certificates had not been recalled and cancelled, but had been subscribed to

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