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1836. of any money not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty $30 paid into the dollars, which was deposited in the Treasury for a patent for an tent to be return improvement made on a machine for making brick. Said patent ed to him has not issued, and the said Walter has withdrawn his application, and requests the restoration of his deposite.

Approved. 23d June, 1836.

audited and set

CHAP. 127. An ACT for the relief of James Wil:bank. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen..

tatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, His account as ?hat the proper accounting om

That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be authochaplain to be rized and directed to audit and settle the account of the Rev. ted.

James Wiltbank, for services performed as acting chaplain of the navy, at the naval asylum and the navy yard at Philadelphia, and to allow him for the time he shall appear to have performed such services, the pay and emoluments of a chaplain in the navy of the United States; and that the amount found due to the said James Wiltbank, be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, 230 June, 1836..

CHAP. 128. An ACT for the relief of James Caulfield.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Authorized to en. That James Caulfield be authorized to enter with the proper land in Alabama, land office in Alabama, at one dollar and twenty-five cents per

acre, so much land as is known to constitute the reservation of Peggy Bailey, a half breed Creek Indian woman, under the treaty of Fort Jackson ; being that portion of section seven, in township five, range five, on the east of the Alabama river, and · so much of the fraction seven of said township and range, on the west side of the Alabama river, as will make, in the whole, three hundred and twenty acres of land.

opproved, 23d June, 1836.

CHAP. 129. An ACT for the relief of Daniel Sanjih. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represeittatives of the Uniied States of America in Congress assembled,

for a That the Commissioner of the General Land Office be, and he quarter section of is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent to Daniel land to be issued

Smith, of Morgan county, Indiana, for the southeast quarter of section twenty, township thirteen north, range one west, in the district of lands offered for sale at Crawfordsville: Provided, That this act shall not be construed to affect the rights of any third party.

Approved, 23. June, 1836.

te bim

CHAP. 130. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Doctor Ab

salom Baird, deceased.

1836.

Dr. A. Baird to be audited and

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they The account of are hereby, required to settle the account of Doctor Absalom Baird, deceased, as a surgeon in the regiment of artificers of the army serded. of the United States during the revolutionary war, and to allow his legal representatives compensation equal to five years' full pay of a captain of infantry in the service of the United States, on continental establishment, without interest; which five years full pay is the commutation for his half pay for life, to be paid to the legal representatives of the said Absalom Baird out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, 232 June, 1836.

CHAP. 131. An ACT for the relief of the citizens of the reserved township

in Monroe county, in the State of Indiana.

ined for the use of

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the register and receiver of the land office at Indianapolis Land to be selectbe, and they are hereby, authorized to select within said district schools. out of any of the public lands, a quantity of land for the use of schools within the reserved township in Monroe county, equivalent in value, and in lieu of the sixteenth section in said township, which was granted by Congress to the State of Indiana for the use and benefit of a State college.

Approved, 23d June, 1836.

tion of land.

CHAP. 132. An ACT for the relief Benjamin and Nancy Merrill. (Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre. tentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Benjamin Merrill and Nancy his wife, be, and they are Authorizing them flereby, authorized to sell the reservation of six hundred and sell a reservaforty acres of land taken by them under the treaties of 1817 *and* 1519, between the United States and the Cherokee tribe of Indians, and being in the State of Alabama, upon the condition, that the contract for the sale of the same be examined and approved by the district attorney of the United States for the district of North Alabama; and upon the further condition, that they remove to the country assigned to the Cherokee Indians. west of the Mississippi river, and that the expenses of such removal be defrayed by themselves.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That this act shall not be held or construed to guaranty the title which the said Benamin and Nancy Merrill set up to the tract of land nientioned m the foregoing section

Approved, 23d June, 1836.

Gloucemer. Man

1536. CHAP. 133. An ACT for the relief of George Guit and others.

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

tatices of the United States of America in Congress assembled, The correct of That the collector of the port of Gloucester, in the State of Mas. 10 pray mwy to sachusetts, is hereby authorized to pay George Gott, Jonathan

Tarr, and crew of the fishing schooner May Flower, of thirtyiwo and twelve ninety-fifth tons burthen, such allowance, to be distributed according to law, as they would have been entitled to receive had she completed her full term iequired: the said schooner having been driven on shore and lost eleven days before she had accomplished her full time required by law 10 entitle her to bounty.

Approved, 23d June, 1836.

them.

- CHAP. 131. An ACT for the relief of Ebenezer Phillips and others.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, The coliretor or That the collector of customs for the district of Marblehead and pay bunty Lynn, in the State of Massachusetts, is authorized to pay to

Ebenezer Phillips, and such others as may have been owners, and to the legal representatives of the laie master and crew, of the fishing schooner Van Buren, belonging to the port of Lynn, in the aforesaid district and supposed to have been lost at sea, the samesum of money, to be distributed according to law, which they would have been entitled to receive as a bounty or drawback, if the said vessel had returned in safety from her voyage, and accomplished the full term of service required by law. '

Approved, 230 June, 1836.

to be ascertained and paid.

1 CHAP. 135. An ACT for the relief of Charles J. Frasier..

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Value of a house That the Third Auditor of the Treasury be directed to ascertain

the value of a house destroyed by the British in eighteen hundred and fourteen, at St. Leonards, in the State of Maryland, while the same was in the military occupation of the United States, as a hospital, the property of said Charles M. Frasier, and that the amount so ascertained be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, 230 June, 1836.

CHAP. 136. An ACT for the relief of Archibald Small. ' [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represci

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Allowed to enter a That Archibald Small be, and he is hereby, permitted and allowed quarter section of to enter the west half of the southeasi quarter section number

land,

1836.

numbered thirty-three, in township number thirteen, north of range five east, in the district of lands offered for sale at Indianopolis, in the State of Indiana, for which he shall be entitled to a patent, on his relinqnishing to the United States the west balf of the southwest quarter of section number thirty-three, in township number thirteen, north of range five east, in the district aforeaid, ard which was entered by said Archibald Small through mistake, and not detected, by reason of the said Archibald Small not being able to read.

Approved, 23d June, 1836.

CHAP. 137. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Nathaniel P.

Tatun.

(Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of ile United States of America in Congress assembled, The Secretary of That the Secretary of the Navy ascertain the damages, if any, the Navy to exam the United States sustained, on the failure of Nathaniel P. Tatum account. to deliver the full quantity of white oak plank stocks at the navy yard at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, according to his contract with the United States, dated the nineteenth day of December, Pighteen hundred and twenty-nine; and having deducted said damages, if any. from the ten per cent. reserved out ot the price of the plank delivered, he is directed to certify what remains, if any deduction shall be made, and if not, then the entire amount of said un per cent. to the Secretary of the Treasury, who is directed to pay said amount, so certified, to the legal representatives of the said Nathaniel P. Tatum, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, 23d Jumé, 1836.

CHAP. 134. An ACT for the relief of Georze Bender

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 settle and adjust the claim of George The Secretary of Bender, late a major in the army of the United States, and allow War to settle and

adjust his claim. him the same pay and emolument that a major of engineers would have received, (if discharging the same duties,) for the time he was actually superintending the construction of the Delaware breakwater, under orders from the Quartermaster General: and that the sum so found his due be paid out of any money in the Trcasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, 238 June, 1836,

1836.

CHAP. 139. An ACT to revive and exterd the provisions of an act passed

on the twenty-fourth May, eighteen hundred and iwenir-four, entitled “An ad for the relief of the representatives of John Donelson, Stephen Beard, and others."

(Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an act entitled “ An act for the relief of the representatives of John Donelson, Stephen Heard, and others,” be, and the same is hereby revived and continued in force for the term of twelve months from and after the passage of this act ; and that the said representatives, in addition to the States of Alabama and Missis. sippi, be, and they are hereby authorized to enter said lands at any of the land offices in Louisiana or Arkansas.

Approved, 230 June, 1836.

CHAP. 140. An ACT for the relief of David Browning.

other land in lieu thereot.

(SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represent

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembleil, May relinquish a That David Browning be, and he is hereby, authorized to relinpart of a section of land, and entet quish to the United States, in such form as the Commissioner of

dien the General Land Office shall prescribe, the southeast quarter of

the northeast quarter of section number twenty, and township number forty-nine, north of the base line, range number two, east of the fifth principal meridian, in the district of land now offered for sale at Palmyra, in the State of Missouri ; and upon such relinquishment being made as aforesaid, the said Browning shall be, and he is hereby, authorized to enter any other quarter quarter section of land in the said district, which shall be liable to entry at private sale.

Approved, 23d June, 1836.

CHAP. 141. An ACT for the relief of Jaines Robertson, of South Carolina

paid to ha

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembledky Amount of addi. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and tional duty to be

directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to James Robertson of Charleston, South Carolina, the additional duty imposed by the act of the third March, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, on thirty bales of plains, ordered in October, in eighteen hundred and thirty-two, under the act of fourteenth July, of that year, and imported at the port of Charleston, in the months of June and August, eighteen hundrer and thirty-three: Provider, That satisfactory proof shall be furnished to the Secretary of the Treasury, that the said plans were ordered previous to the passage of the act of the third 01 March, eighteen hundred and thirty-three; and that said duties have not been returned in debentures on the exportation of sal merchandise.

4pproved, 28th June, 1836.

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