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ut his assignee or assignees, to whom he may have conveyed the 1839.

same, or any part of said lots, in his lifetime, according to the

right which the said heirs, or assignee or assignees, may have zm., thereto under the said Peter Alba: Provided, That this confirma- Proviso.

tion shall only extend to the relinquishment of any title which 1. the United States may have to said lots.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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CHAP. 204. An ACT for the relief of George Innes. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembleil, That the Secretary of the 'Treasury be, and he is here- G. Innes to be by, authorized to pay to George Innes, out of any money in the paid $ 15.30, ein Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of five hundred yies as deputy

and forty-eight dollars and ihirty cents, being in full for his com- You repensation for services rendered by him as deputy inspector of the 182

revenue in the port of New York, from July, eighteen hundred be and twenty-two, to August, eighteen hundred and twenty-three, both inclusive.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

from July 1822 to August

mum price, certain land.

CHAP. 205. An ACT for the relief of Henry L. Reviere. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress asessembled, That Henry L. Reviere, of West Florida, be, and he is H. L. Reviere,

hereby authorized to enter, at a minimum price, one quarter enter at a minisection of land, or a fraction equal to one quarter, as near as may be, in fractional section twenty-three, in township four, range fourteen, south and west, and lot number five, in section number fourteen in same township, including the settlement of the said Reviere; to be bounded by sectional and fractional lines according to Government surveys; to which pre-emption the said Henry L. Reviere was entitled by inhabitation and cultivation, under the act passed June twenty-nine eighteen hundred and thirty-four; which was reserved erroneously from entry at the time,and before the expiration of the act. Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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CHAP. 206. An ACT for the relief of Henry Lynch. [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 is hereby Sec. authorized, on behalf of the United States, to cause to be re-cause to be released and assigned to the children of Henry Lynch, the interest eased and the in the estate of his father heretofore assigned by the said Henry, children of H. one of the sureties of his brother, Dominick Lynch, for the use terest in the er

tate of his faof the United States, upon obtaining the benefit of the act for the

ther, &c.

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relief of certain insolvent debtors of the United States, passed the second of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, and the act in addition thereto, passed the fourteenth of July, eighteen bandred and thirty-two.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

thorized to enter

CHAP. 207. An ACT for the relief of Solomon Sturges, assignee of Rezin Frazie.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asses8. Sturges au- bled, That Solomon Sturges be, and he is hereby, authorized to one half-quarter

enter one half-quarter section of land of any of the lands of the section of land United States in the Zanesville land district, in the State of Ohio, district, subject subject to sale in private entry, in lieu of the east half of the northin lieu of certain west quarter of section nine, township four, range five, of the paid for boya Re military land in the Zanesville land district, which was entered and

paid for to the United States on the thirtieth day of Apri eighteen hundred and thirty-two, by one Rezin Frazier

, who afterwards assigned the same and his interest therein to the said Solomon Sturges: Provided, That the said Sturges shall relinquish to the United States all his right and claim in and to the land so entered by said Frazier and assigned to him, in such form as the Commissioner of the General Land Office shall prescribe

. Approved, March 3d, 1839.

Frazier.

Proviso.

age

CHAP. 208. An ACT for the relief of Ezekiel Jones. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repres

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress E. Jones to be bled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and mander of the they are hereby, authorized to allow to Ezekiel Jones, for his revente cutter services as commander of the revenue cutter “ Washington," while acting in while acting in conjunction with the navy of the United States

in eighteen hundred and thirty-six, the same amount of pay as ? the same may be lieutenant in the navy would be entitled to receive for like sel navy would be vices, deducting therefrom the sum which he has already receired therefor.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

with the navy,

to for like services.

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CHAP. 209. An ACT for the relief of Samuel McComb.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre 8. McComb to sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assen be allowed, 1000 bled, That the Secretary of the Treasury allow to Samuel No the time of his Comb, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropria commissioner in ated, the sum of one thousand dollars per annum, from the period superintend the of his appointment as commissioner to superintend the erece Brunch" mine aition of a Branch Mint, at Charlotte, North Carolina, in Map to the comple: eighteen hundred thirty-five till the completion of the same tion of the same. eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, when his accounts were pres

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[sented for settlement, in full compensation for his services as

commissioner or otherwise. Approved, March 3d, 1839.

CHAP. 210. An ACT for the relief of Cornelius Taylor. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreme sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assemera bled, That the Postmaster General be, and he is hereby, author- Postmaster

ized to settle the claim of Cornelius Taylor, for extraordinary ized to settle the expense incurred in carrying the mail between St. Augustine and claim of C, Taya Jacksonville, and St. Augustine and San Pablo, caused by the what he is equi.

. war with the Indians; and that he pay the said Taylor such amount as he is equitably entitled to, out of the funds of the Department; which amount is hereby appropriated for that object.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

CHAP. 211. An ACT for the relief of Joseph Jackson. [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 cause to be audited and Claim of s. settled the claim of Joseph Jackson, for a horse lost in the service horse lost in serof the United States, in Florida, for want of forage, upon the quedited and see principles stated in the report of the Committee of Claims accom- tled, how. panying this bill.

Approved, March 3d, 1939.

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CHAP. 212. An ACT for the relief of Sibel Barnes. (Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assem

bled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, author*ized and directed to pay to Sibel Barnes, of Ohio, widow of Tho- Barnes

, to be mas Barnes, late of Middletown, Connecticut, out of any money or 180 per anin the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a pension, at the num. rate of eighty dollars per annum, during her natural life, to commence on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirtyone.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

CHAP. 213. An ACT for the relief of Thomas Todd. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repretil sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assem.

bled, That the Commissioner of the General Land Office be, and Patent en be he is hereby directed to issue a patent granting in fee simple to in lee sinuple to Thomas Todd, late a soldier in Captain Harris' company of Iis Teddy 100 light dragoons, who enlisted for a period of during the war of case may be, eighteen hundred and twelve with Great Britain, or to his heirs, tion of land.

1839.

as the case may be, one quarter section of land, in conformity with such rules and regulations as have been prescribed for the issuing of patents for bounty lands due to the soldiers of said war.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

cate issued to him for certain

mistake.

for

CHAP. 214. An ACT for the relief of William Moor, and for other purposes

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assem W. Moor, au- bled, That William Moor, of the county of Bibb, in the State of render a cerut- Alabama, be, and he hereby is, authorized to surrender the ce?

tificate which issued to him from the land office at Tuscalous Land purchased on the seventeenth day of January, eighteen hundred and think. and

four, for the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter of seetion number three, township number twenty-three, and rarge

thirteen east, which was purchased by l:im, and paid for, througt W. Moor to re- mistake ; and that he receive scrip for the amount by him ? the amount paid, paid, which shall be received in payment for any other tract of which shall be land in the said land district which may be subject to private el.

try: Provided, That the said William Moor file in said land office his relinquishment to said tract of land.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That Thomas Nichols, of render a certifi- the county of Jefferson, in the State of Alabama, be, and he is Site fissued in hereby, authorized to surrender the certificate which issued to land purchased him from the land office at Tuscaloosa, for the south west quarter mis- of the southeast quarter of section thirty, of township sixteen

, and range five west, which was purchased and paid for by him receive scrip for through mistake; and that he receive scrip for the amount by which shall be him so paid, which shall be received in payment for any

other other land. tract of land in said land district, subject to private entry; aud

other lands.

Proviso.

T. Nichols au. thorized to sur

through lake.

T. Nichols to

receivable

for

Patent ifissued if a patent shall have issued to said Nicholas for said traet of ed, and 'n eredit: land, he shall surrender said patent, and file a relinquishment quishment filed. of his title thereto, before said scrip shall issue.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

CHAP. 215. An ACT to authorize the President of the United States to cue?

be issued to Michael Ambrister, assignee of Us-se-yoholo, a Creek Indian, a petent for a certain reservation of land in the State of Alabama.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress The claim of M. sembled, That the claim and title of Michael Ambrister to the certaintand, como sonth half of section fourteen, in township nineteen, of marr

four east, in the Coosa land district, purchased by him of Us yoholo, alias Toney, the head of a Creek Indian family, whe was entitled to the same under the provisions of the treats between the United States and the Creek tribe of Indians, coucluded on the twenty-fourth of March eighteen hundred and thirty-two, be, and the same is hereby, confirmed.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

firmed.

CHAP. 216. An ACT for the relief of Stephen Marsters.

1839. Share Me [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repres dx rentatives of the United States of America in Congress aspodrembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, Amount paid

lirected to refund to Stephen Marsters, of the State of Indiana, at Laporte, on he amount paid to the receiver of public money at the Laporte certain land, 10

and office, in the State of Indiana, on the ninth day of September, be se done thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, for the southeast ters surrender

ing the duplicate quarter of section thirty-one, in township thirty-one north, of range two east; which sum is hereby directed to be refunded to sued to him for said Stephen Marsters upon his surrendering to the Secretary of the Treasury the duplicate certificate issued to him for said quarter section by the receiver aforesaid.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

refunded upon S, Mars

certificate

suid land.

CHAP. 217. An ACT for the relief of Dudley Walker. [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 Dudley Walker, a purser in the navy, D. Walker, a out of any money not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one purse.ro in pihan hundred and fifty-eight dollars, and fifty-two cents, for advances $138 52, for admade by him under authority of his commanding officer, to seamen who al seamen who afterwards deserted from the United States schooner Saint Louis.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

terwards desert. ed.

thorized

to

as
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CHAP. 218. An ACT for the relief of Thomas Cushing. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre-entatives of the United States of America in Congress assemled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, Sec. Treas.auuthorized to allow and cause to be paid to Thomas Cushing as

cause to be paid anaging owner of the fishing schooner Commerce, of Boston, to T. Cushing,

managing nd to the crew thereof, to be divided and distributed to and mong them as the law in such cases provides, the bounty al

fishing schooner

Commerce, and wed to vessels engaged in the cod fishery, the said schooner the ing of the burden of sixty-five tons, employed four months and bounty'allowed urteen days in such fishery, actually at sea, in the year eighteen gaged in the cod indred and thirty-five, and having taken five hundred and åshery. een quintals of fish in that time: to be paid out of any money the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

crew

the

CHAP. 219. An ACT for the relief of Patrick Green. SEC. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreatives of the United States of America in Congress as

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