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CHAP. 104. An ACT for the relief of the widow of Samuel Gibbs. 1836. [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 al- made to her. low and pay to the widow of Samuel Gibbs, deceased, late a pensioner on the revolutionary invalid pension roll, the amount which would have become due to the said Samuel as an invalid pensioner, from the fifteenth of May, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, to the time of his death, if he had not taken the benefit of any act of Congress which required him to relinquish such invalid pension as a condition of his being placed on the list of revolutionary pensioners. Approved, 15th June, 1836.

CHAP. 105. An ACT for the relief of the heirs of Richard Anderson.

made to them.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represenlatices of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, directed to allow Allowance to be and pay to the widow, and if no widow to the children of Richard Anderson, deceased, late a pensioner on the revolutionary invalid pension roll the amount of said Richard's invalid pension, from the third day of March, in the year of our Lord one thonsand eight hundred and twenty-six, to the thirty-first day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty, during which time the said pension was withheld or discontinued, in consequence of the said Richard's taking the bene.. fit of the act entitled “ An act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the army of the Revolution," passed May fiteen, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight.

Approved, 15th June, 1836.

CHAP. 106. An ACT to increase the pension of Jacob Slough. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, directed to place the name of Jacob Slough, late a captain in the army of the United States, on the pension list, at the rate of thirty dollars per month, to commence on the eighteenth day of April, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and to continue during his life, in lieu of the pension to which he is now entitled by law.

Approved, 15th June, 1836.

CHAP. 107. An ACT to increase the pension of Thomas Harrison. (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 place

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the name of Thomas Harrison, late a major in the army of the United States, on the pension list, at the rate of forty dollars per month, to commence on the fourth day of March, eighteen hun. dred and thirty-six, and to continue during his life, in lieu of the pension to which he is now entitled by law.

Approved, 15th of June, 1836.

CHAP. 103. An ACT for the relief of Carey Clarke.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of RepresenHis naine to be

talives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, inserited on the That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to inpension .

scribe on the invalid pension roll the name of Carey Clarke, late a lieutenant in the army of the United States, at the rate of eight dollars and fifty cents per month, to commence on the first day of January, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty; and that from and after said day he be entitled to receive that rate of pension, in addition to the pension now allowed him as a private, under the act of the eighteenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. Approved, 15th of June, 1836.

CHAP. 109. An ACT granting an invalid pension to Daniel Stoddart.

creased.

(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and Houtse of Represen

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, His pension ic. That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, directed to place

the name of Daniel Stoddart upon the list of invalid pensioners, and to pay him at the rate of eight dollars a month from the eleventh day of September, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, in addition to the pension he now receives under the act of the seventh June, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, entitled “An act supplementary to the act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the Revolution."

Approved, 15th of June, 1836.

CHAP. 110. An ACT for the relief of Jonathan Elkins.

creased

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, this pension in. That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, directed to allow

and pay to Jonathan Elkins, now a pensioner on the revolutionary pension roll at the rate of sixty dollars annually, a pension at the rate of eighty dollars a year in lieu thereof, during his natural life, commencing on the fourth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, deducting there from the amount of pension he may have already received.

Approved, 15th June, 1836.

CHAP. 111. An ACT for the relief of Stephen Bohannan.

1836. 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 His name to be the name of Stephen Bohannan, of Bristol, in New Hampshire, placed on the pen

on the invalid pension list, and to pay him at the rate of four dol6 lars a month, during his natural life, commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-six.

Approved, 15th June, 1836.

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CHAP. 112. An ACT for the relief of Gaius Hitchcock. (Sec. 1.), Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, placed on the perThat the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, directed to enter sion list. the name of Gaius Hitchcock, on the roll of Revolutionary pensioners

, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty-eight dollars a year, during his natural life commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-on

Approved, 15th of June , 1836.

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CHAP. 113. An ACT for the relief of John A. Rodgers. (Sec. 1. Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representarives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to came to be place the name of John A. Rodgers on the invalid pension list, pension ist. at the rate of fifteen dollars a month, to cominence on the thirtyfirst day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, June 15th, 1836.

CHAP. 114. An ACT for the relief of Leslie Combs. (Sec

. 1. Be it enacted, by the Senate arid House of RepresenGlices of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to His name to be lace the name of Leslie Combs on the list of invalid pensioners, pension 11 97. the rate of twenty dollars a month, and to pay him at that at: from the twenty-second day of December, eighteen hundred ind thirty-three during his natural life.

Approved, 15th of June, 1836.

CHAP. 115. An ACT to regulate the deposites of the public money. Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represenalines of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Phat it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to secretary of the etect as soon as may be practicable and employ as the deposi-Tanks vries of the money of the United States, such of the banks kcorporated by the several States, by Congress for the District

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1836. of Columbia, or by the Legislative Councils of the respective

Territories for those Territories, as may be located at, adjacent or convenient to the points or places at which the revenues may be collected, or disbursed, and in those States, Territories or Districts in which there are no banks, or in which no bank can be employed as a deposite bank, and within which the public collections or disbursements require a depository, the said Secretary may make arrangements with a bank or banks, in some other State, Territory or District, to establish an agency, or agencies, in the States, Territories or Districts so destitute of banks, as banks of deposite; and to receive through such agencies such deposites of the public money, as may be directed to be made at the points designated, and to make such disburse ments as the public service may require at those points; the duties and liabilities of every bank thus establishing any such agency to be the same in respect to its agency, as are the duties and liabilities of deposite banks generally under the provisions of this act: Provided, That at least one such bank shall be selected in each State and Territory, if any can be found in each State and Territory willing to be employed as depositories of the public money, upon the terms and conditions hereinafter prescribed, and continue to conform thereto; and that the Secretary of the Treasury shall not suffer to remain in any deposite hank, an amonnt of the public moneys more than equal to three-fourths of the amount of its capital stock actually paid in, for a longer time than

may be necessary to enable him to make the transfers required by the twelfth section of this act; and that the banks so selected, shall be, in his opinion, safe depositories of the public money, and shall be willing to undertake to do and perform the several duties and services, and to conform to the several conditions prescribed by this act.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That if, at any point the Secretary ap.

or place at which the public revenue may be collected, ihere proves, or where shall be no bank located, which, in the opinion of the Secretary selection may be of the Treasury is in a safe condition, or where all the banks at

come such point or place shall fail or refuse to be employed as deposiplace adjacent.

tories of the public money of the United States, or to comply with the conditions prescribed by this act, or where such banks shall not have sufficient capital to become depositories of the whole amount of moneys collected at such point or place, he shall and may order and direct the public money collected at such point or place to be deposited in a bank or banks in the

same State, or in some one or more of the adjacent States upon Proviso the terms and conditions hereinafter prescribed : Provided, That

nothing in this act contained shall be so construed as to prevent Congress at any time from passing any law for the removal of the public money from any of the said banks, or from changing the terms of deposite or to prevent the said banks at any time from declining any longer to be the depositories of the public money upon paying over, or tendering to pay, the whole amount of public moneys on hand, according to the terms of its agreement with the said Secretary.

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Section 3. And be it further enacted, That no bank shall 1836. hereafter be selected and employed by the Secretary of the Banks to furnish Treasury as a depository of the public money, until such bank certain shall have first furnished to the said Secretary a statement of its charter, dec. condition and business, a list of its directors, the current price of its stock; and also a copy of its charter; and likewise, such other information as may be necessary to enable him to judge of the safety of its condition.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That the said banks, before they shall be employed as the depositories of the public money, shall agree to receive the same, upon the following terms and conditions, to wit:

First. Each bank shall furnish to the Secretary of the Trea- Terms to be sury, from time to time, as often as he may require, not exceed wired to by the ing once a week, statements setting forth its condition and business, as prescribed in the foregoing section of this act, except that such statements need not, unless requested by said Secretary contain a list of the directors, or a copy of the charter. And the said banks shall furnish to the Secretary of the Treasury, and to the Treasurer of the United States, a weekly statement of the condition of his account upon their books. . And the Secretary of the Treasury shall have the right, by himself

, or an agent appointed for that purpose, to inspect such general accounts in the books of the bank, as shall relate to the said statements : Provided, That this shall not be construed to imply Proviso. a right of inspecting the account of any private individual or individuals with the bank.

Secondly. To credit as specié, all sums deposited therein to the credit of the Treasurer of the United States, and to pay all checks, warrants, or drafts, drawn on such deposites, in specie if required by the holder thereof.

Thirdly. To give, whenever required by the Secretary of the Treasury, the necessary facilities for transferring the public funds trom place to place, within the United States, and the Territories thereof, and for distributing the same in payment of the public creditors, without charging commissions or claiming allowance on account of difference of exchange.

Fourthly. To render to the Government of the United States,
all the duties and services heretofore required by law to be per-
formed by the late Bank of the United States and its several
branches or offices.

Section 5. And be it further enacted, That no bank shall be
selected or continued as a place of deposites of the public money five dullare ne w
which shall not redeem its notes and bills on demand in specie; be selected.
nor shall any bank be selected or continued as aforesaid, which
shall after the fourth of July, in the year one thousand eight
hundred and thirty-six, issue or pay out any note or bill of a
less denomination than five dollars; nor shall the notes or bills
of any bank be received in payment of any debt due to the
United States which shall, after the said fourth day of July, in
the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, issue any
note or bill of a less denomination than five dollars.

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