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e mystaw 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 Poste right which the said heirs, or assignee or assignees, may have e for thereto under the said Peter Alba : Provided, That this confirma- Proviso. Cotion shall only extend to the relinquishment of any title which 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 assembled, 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 mill for his ser". Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of five hundred vices as deputy

inspector al N. and forty-eight dollars and ihirty cents, being in full for his com- ofron July

1822 to August pensation for services reudered by him as deputy inspector of the 1823. - revenue in the port of New York, from July, eighteen hundred 3.3" and twenty-two, to August, eighteen hundred and twenty-three, both inclusive.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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to

mum price, certuin 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 as

sembled, That Henry L. Reviere, of West Florida, be, and he is H. L. Reriere, - hereby authorized to enter, at a minimum price, one quarter enter at a mini

section of land, or a fraction equal to one quarter, as near as may mir 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 2. Reviere was entitled by inhabitation and cultivation, under the act passed June twenty-nine eighteen hundred and thirty-four ; vhich was reserved erroneously from entry at the time, and before he expiration of the act. Approved, March 3d, 1839.

CHAP. 206. An ACT for the relief of Henry Lynch. SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreitatives of the United States of America in Congress assem-d, Fhat the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby Sec. Treas. thorized, on behalf of the United States, to cause to be resed and assigned to the children of Henry Lynch, the interest leased and also the estate of his father heretofore assigned by the said Henry, children of H.

of the sureties of his brother, Dominick Lynch, for the use ferest in the eshe United States, upon obtaining the benefit of the act for the the

authorized to cause to be re

signed to

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Lynch, the in

tate of his fa. tber, &c.

1839.

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

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

thorized to enter

to private entry,

land entered and

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

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assen8. Sturges au- bled, That Solomon Sturges be, and he is hereby, authorized 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 Olijo, 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 red and military land in the Zanesville land district, which wasentered 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 sait Solomon Sturges: Provided, That the said Sturges shall rellequish 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 for as the Commissioner of the General Land Office shall prescribe.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

Frazier.

Proviso.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assem E. Jones to be bled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and allowed as com- they are hereby, authorized to allow to Ezekiel Jones, form revenue cutter services as commander of the revenue cutter “ Washington, while acting in while acting in conjunction with the navy of the United States with the navy, in eighteen hundred and thirty-six, the same amount of pay 258

e pay as lieutenant in the navy would be entitled to receive for likes navy would be vices, deducting therefrom the sum which he has already recerra

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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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 aster be allowed $1000 bled, That the Secretary of the Treasury allow to Samuel Nic the time of his Comb, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropu commissioner to ated, the sum of one thousand dollars per annum, from the periu superintend the of his appointment as commissioner to superintend the Branch Mini at tion of a Branch Mint, at Charlotte, North Carolina, in to the comple: eighteen hundred thirty-five till the completion of the same tion of the saine. eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, when his accounts were pe

per annum, from

erection

of a

Charlotte, NC.

1839.

if the lustsented for settlement, in full compensation for his services as wantur commissioner or otherwise. Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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CHAP. 210. An ACT for the relief of Cornelius Taylor.' [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repretresentatives of the United States of America in Congress assem

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 forin Jacksonville, and St. Augustine and San Pablo, caused by the what he is equi

tably entitled to. 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 De**partment; which amount is hereby appropriated for that object.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

claim of C. Tay. lor, and pay him

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 J. settled the claim of Joseph Jackson, for a horse lost in the service horse los ingerof the United States, in Florida, for want of forage, upon the miciled and sebe principles stated in the report of the Committee of Claims accom- tled, how. panying this bill.

Approved, March 3d, 1339.

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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 Repreentatives of the United States of America in Congress assemled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, author-6. Barnes, zed and directed to pay to Sibel Barnes, of Ohio, widow of Tho- Barnes, to be nas Barnes, late of Middletown, Connecticut, out of any money op

the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a pension, at the num. te of eighty dollars per annum, during her natural life, to comence on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirtyze.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

paid a pension of $80 per an.

CHAP. 213. An ACT for the relief of Thomas Todd. -Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repretatives of the United States of America in Congress assem

That the Commissioner of the General Land Office be, and Patent lo be is hereby directed to issue a patent granting in fee simple to in fece none 1 mas Todd, late a soldier in Captain Harris company of 1: Todd:

his heirs, as the It dragoons, who enlisted for a period of during the war of case may be,

one quarter secuteen 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 sain war.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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cate

issued to

and paid for by muistake.

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 Repr

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asset W. Moor, au- bled, That William Moor, of the county of Bibb, in the Staled! render a certifi- Alabama, be, and he hereby is, authorized to surrender the cei him for certain tificate which issued to him from the land office at Tuscaloos, land purchased on the seventeenth day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty

four, for the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter of tion number three, township number twenty-three, and range

thirteen east, which was purchased by liim, and paid for, throue W. Moor to re- mistake ; and that he receive scrip for the amount by hims ceive scrip for the amountpaid. paid, which shall be received in payment for any other tracta which shall be

be land in the said land district which may be subject to private es receivable for other lands. try : Provided, That the said William Moor file in said 120

office his relinquishment to said tract of land. • T. Nichols ay. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That Thomas Nichols, a render a certif- the county of Jefferson, in the State of Alabama, be, and he : him for certain

in hereby, authorized to surrender the certificate which issued to land purchased him from the land office at Tuscaloosa, for the south west quarters through mis- of the southeast quarter of section thirty, of township sixteel T. Nichols to and range five west, which was purchased and paid for by the

through mistake; and that he receive scrip for the amoutko which shall be him so paid, which shall be received in payment for any olk other land. " tract of land in said land district, siibject to private entry; 10,

Patent ifissued if a patent shall have issued to said Nicholas for said tract e ed, and a relin- land, he shall surrender said patent, and file a relinquishmen quishment filed. of his title thereto, before said scrip shall issue.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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CHAP. 215. An ACT to authorize the President of the United States to cause be issued to Michael Ambrister, assignee of Us-se-yoholo, a Creek Indian, a pece for a certain reservation of land in the State of Alabama.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congresso The claim ofl. sembled, That the claim and title of Michael Ambrister 10 Ambrister to south half of section fourteen, in township nineteen, of ra

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

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

firmed.

House

de Treasnerica

to the receiver

9th Sept. 1835, for certain land, to

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

1839. bare Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepreLos dos sentatives of the United States of America in Congress aspana drembled, 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 de
and office, in the State of Indiana, on the ninth day of September, be refunded

upon S, Marsje bezne thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, for the southeast iers surrender

quarter of section thirty-one, in township thirty-one north, of certificat 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

he Treasury the duplicate certificate issued to him for said * quarter section by the receiver aforesaid,

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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suid land.

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CHAP. 217. An ACT for the relief of Dudley Walker. - [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assem

bled, That there be paid to Dudley Walker, a purser in the navy, D. Walker, a Cout of any money not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one purse in the - hundred and fifty-eight dollars, and fifty-two cents, for advances $138 52, for ad- made by him under authority of his commanding officer, to seainen who ar seamen who afterwards deserted from the United States schoonere Saint Louis.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

navy, to be paid $138 52, for advances made to

terwards desert.

thorized to cause to be paid

CHAP. 218. An ACT for the relief of Thomas Cushing. Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreentatives 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 to anaging owner of the fishing schooner Commerce, of Boston, to T. Cushing,

as managing ud to the crew thereof, to be divided and distributed to and owner of the mong them as the law in such cases provides, the bounty al- Commerce, and wed to vessels engaged in the cod fishery, the said schooner...thiochem eing 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 undred and thirty-five, and having taken five hundred and ishery. een quintals of fish in that time: to be paid out of any money the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, March 3d, 1839.

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CĦAP. 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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