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clerks in the offices of the quartermaster and assistants, at posts 1836. where their duties cannot be performed without such aid, and to agents in charge of dismantled works and in the performance of other duties; coffins and other articles recessary at the interment of non-commissioned officers and soldiers; and purchase of horses, and various other expenditures necessary to keep the regiment of dragoons complete, three hundred and thirty-two thousand dol

For the allowance made to the officers for the transportation $50,000; transpor; of their baggage when travelling on duty without troops, fifty Sation of officers' thousand dollars.

For transportation of clothing from the depot at Philadelphia, 8113,000 for transto the stations of the troops; of subsistence from the places of

portation of clo. purehase and points of delivery, under contracts, to the posts where they are required to be used; of ordnance from the foundries and arsenals to the frontier posts and the fortifications and lead from the western mines to the several arsenals; and of the army, including officers when removing with troops, either by land or water; freight and ferriages; purchase or hire of horses, oxen mules, carts, wagons, and boats for transportation of troops and supplies, and for garrison purposes ; drayage and cartage at the several posts; hire of teamsters ; transportation of funds for the pay department; the expense of sailing a public transport between the several posts on the Gulf of Mexico, and procuring water at such posts as from their situation require it, the sum of one hundred and forty-eight thousand dollars. For contingencies of the army, three thousand dollars.

$3.000, contingen: For two months' extra pay to re-enlisted soldiers, and for the 310,561 44, recruitcontingent expenses of the recruiting service, in addition to the ing, dc. sum of twenty thousand seven hundred and sixty dollars and sixty-three cents, being an unexpended appropriation for bounties and premiums, ten thousand five hundred and sixty-four dollars and forty-four cents.

For arrearages prior to the first of July, one thousand eight 83,000, arrearages hundred and fifteen, payable through the office of the Third Auditor, in addition to an unexpended balance of two thousand one hundred and sixty-six dollars and thirty-one cents, three thousand dollars.

For enabling the Secretary of War, under the direction of the s50,000 for remoPresident of the United States, to remove the troops from Fort Yad of troops and Gibson to some eligible point on or near the western frontier line of Arkansas, and to cause a fort to be built upon the point so selected, for the accommodation of the troops of the United States, and for the better defence of the Arkansas frontier, the sun of fifty thousand dollars.

For completing the barracks, quarters, storehouses, and hos-$19.00, barracks pital, at Key West, in the Territory of Florida, ten thousand dollars. « Key West, &c.

for hospitals at the various military posts at which they may sim, vm), hospi. be required by the proper officers of the medical department, inle, &c. where there are not proper accommodations for the sick, and which may be authorized by the Secretary of War to be erected, one hundred thousand dollars.

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875,000 Ord. nance Ecrvice. $100,000 Gun

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1836. For the national armories, three hundred and thirty thousand $3.70,000. Nation dollars. $200,000. Fortifi. For the armament of the fortifications, two hundred thousand

dollars.

For the current expenses of the ordnance service, seventy-five

thousand six hundred and seventy dollars. ponder.

For the purchase of gunpowder, one hundred thousand dollars.

For arsenals, two hundred and thirty-one thousand five hun

dred and two dollars. $168,575. Supply. For supplying the arsenals with certain ordnance stores, one

hundred and eighty-eight thousand five hundred and seventyfive dollars.

For the purchase of cannon balls, twenty-nine thousand four hundred and eighty-eight dollars.

For completing the Medal, heretofore ordered by Congress, General Ripley. for General Ripley, three hundred dollars.

Approved, 14th of May, 1836.

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$ 29,488 Cannon balls.

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CHAP. 63. An ACT for the relief of Benedict Alford, and Robert Brush.

(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenmonth to R. B. tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

That the Secretary of War be required to place the names of Benedict Alford and Robert Brush on the list of revolutionary pensioners, who shall be entitled to and receive, pensions at the rates following: The said Benedict Alford at the rate of sixty dollars, and the said Robert Brush at the rate of forty dollars, per annum, from the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, and to continue during their natural lives.

Approved, May 14th, 1836.

CHAP. 64. An ACT for the relief of Jesse Sykes. $20 per annum from March,

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen1831.

tatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid to Jesse Sykes, annually, for the term for his natural life, out of any money in the T'reasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty dollars, to commence on the tourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one.

Approved, 14th May, 1836.

B. Bennet

CHAP. 65. An ACT for the relief of Benjamin Bennel, Peter Guthrie,

George W. Bennet, James Calvin, John Fifer, and the heirs of Henry
Sumpter, deceased.

(Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenrehuquish a traci tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

That Benjamin Bennett be, and he is hereby, authorized to relinquish to the United States, in such manner and form as the

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Commissioner of the General Land Office shall prescribe, the 1836.
northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section number
thirty, in township number three south, of range number thir-
teen west, of the second principal meridian, in the district of
lands offered for sale at Vincennes, in the State of Indiana ; and
upon such relinquishment having been made, as afore-
said, the said Benjamin Bennet is hereby authorized to enter in
lieu of the lands so relinquished, any other quarter quarter sec-
tion of any of the unsold public lands in the said district subject
to entry at private sale.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the legal represen- H. Sumpter's ro-
tatives of Henry Sumpter, deceased, be, and they are hereby, thorized to relin-
anthorized to relinquish to the United States, in the manner and quish, &c.
form prescribed in the first section of this act, the southeast
quarter of the northeast quarter of section number thirty, in
township three south, of range number thirteen west, of the
second principal meridian, in the district of lands offered for
sale at Vincennes, in the State of Indiana; and upon such re-
linquishment having been made as aforesaid, the legal represen-
tatives of the said Henry Sumpter, deceased, are hereby autho-
rized to enter, in lieu of the lands so relinquished, any other
quarter quarter section of any of the unsold public lands in the
said district subject to entry at private sale.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That Peter Guthrie be, P. Guthrie aucho and he is hereby, authorized to relinquish to the United States, rized, &c. in the manner and form prescribed by the first section of this act, the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section number nineteen, in township number three south, of range number thirteen west, of the second principal meridian, in the district of lands offered for sale at Vincennes, in the State of Indiana; also, the southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section number twenty, in township number three south, of range number thirteen west, of the second principal meridian, in the said Vincennes land district; and upon such relinquishment having been made, as aforesaid, the said Peter Guthrie is hereby authorized to enter, in lieu of the lands so relinquished, any other two quarter quarter sections of any of the unsold public lands in the said land district subject to entry at private sale.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That George Washington G. w. Bennett Bennett be, and he is hereby, authorized to relinquish to the may relinquish, United States, in the manner and form prescribed in the first section of this act, the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section number twenty-eight in township number three south, of range number thirteen west, of the principal meridian, in the district of lands offered for sale at Vincennes, in the State of Indiana; and upon such relinquishment having been made, as aforesaid, the said George Washington Bennett shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to enter, in lieu of the lands so relinquished, any other quarter quarter section of the unsold public tands in the said land district subject to entry at private sale.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That James Calvin be, J. Caymay reand he is hereby, authorized to relinquish to the United States,

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J. Fitor may re. baqush, &c.

in the manner and form prescribed by the provisions of the first. section of this act, the southwest quarter of the south quarter of section number eighteen, in township number three south, of raiige number thirteen west, of the second principal meridian, in the district of lands offered for sale at Vincennes, in the State of Indiana ; and upon such relinquishment having been made as aforesaid, the said James Calvin is hereby authorized to enter, in lieu of the lands so relinquished, any other quarter quarter section of the public lands in the said land district, subject to entry at private sale.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That John Fifer be, and he is hereby authorized to relinquish to the United States, in the manner and form as prescribed by the provisions of the first seetion of this act, the east half of the southeast quarter of fractional section number eighteen, in township number three south, of range thirteen west, of the second principal meridian, in the district of lands offered for sale at Vincennes, in the State of Indiana, and upon such relinquishment having been made, as aforesaid, the said John Fifer is hereby anthorized to enter, in lieu of the land so relinquished, any other half quarter section of the public lands in the said land district, subject to entry at private sale.

Approved, May 14th, 1836.

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CHAP. 66. An ACT for the relief of Abiel Roads and others, owners, and the

officers and crew, of the schooner Mary, of Marblehead, in the State of Massachusetts.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. pay them the tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, bounty,

That the collector of the customs for Marblehead, in the State of Massachusetts, is hereby authorized to pay to the owners, master, and crew, of the schooner Mary, of Marblehead, of forty tons burden, which was lost going on a fishing voyage, on the fifteenth day of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, the same said vessel would have been entitled to receive as a bounty or drawback, if she had been actually at sea during the full time required by law to entitle her to said bounty.

Approved, 14th May, 1836.

CHAP. 67. An ACT for the relief of Reuben Colburn,

$50 to be paid to Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresenRim by the coltatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

That the collector at Bath, in the State of Maine, be, and is hereby, authorized to pay to Reuben Colburn, captain of the brig Billow, of Hallowell, fifty dollars, it being the amount of a fine paid by him to the collector at New Orleans, for departing from Bath in said brig Billow, without a clearance, in October, eighteen hundred and thirty-three. It being in evidence that it was altogether a mistake, and not with a design to defraud the revenue.

Approved, 14th May, 1836.

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CHAP. 68. An ACT granting pensions, and arrearages of pensions, to certain 1836.

persons therein named. (Sec. 1) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. Pension to certain tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, "That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, required to pay to the several persons herein named, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, pensions at the rate set to each person's name, respectively, commencing at the time herein named, and to continue to each one during his natural life, viz:

To Enoch Blaisdell, of Dearborn county, Indiana, at the rate E. Blaisdell. of seventeen dollars a month, commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-four.

To Jared Buckingham, at the rate of five dollars, and one- J. Buckingham
third of a dollar per month, commencing on the fourth day of
March, eighteen hundred and thirty-two.

To Beverly Roy, at the rate of seventeen dollars per month, B. Roy.
to commence on the fourth day of Marclı, eighteen hundred and
thirty-four.

To Parsons Smith, at the rate of four dollars per month, com- P. Smith.
mencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and
thirty-four.

To Josiah H. Brown, at the rate of four dollars a month, J. N. Brəwa. commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-four.

To Isaac Carter, late a captain in the thirty-fourth regiment 1. Carter. of infantry, at the rate of twenty dollars, a month, commencing on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-four.

To James Calvin, of Johnson county, Indiana, at the rate of six dollars a month, commencing on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-five.

To James B. Folsom, at the rate of eight dollars per month, J. B. Folson. commencing on the 12th day of June, cighteen hundred and thirty-three.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of E. Nicholas. War be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to pay to Edward Nicholas, now an invalid pensioner,out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, an arrearage of pension at the same rate per month now allowed to him, commencing at the time of his discharge from the army, upon the certificate of a surgeon of his disability, and continuing to the period when his name was placed on the roll of invalid pensioners.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That there be, and 0. Eaton. hereby is, granted to Origen Eaton, of Sullivan, in the county of Madison and State of New York, a pension at the rate of twentyfive dollars a month, in lieu of the pension now received by him, commencing on the first day of January, eighteen hun dred and thirty-four.

Approved May 14th 1836.

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