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1836. CHAP. 161. An ACT for the relief of John Fraser and company, of Curler

tun, South Carolina. (SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senute and House of Represci

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assemblid. Amount of all. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and

be directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not other

wise appropriated, to John Fraser and Company, of Charleston, South Carolina, the additional duty imposed by the act of the third March, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, on twenty biler of plains, ordered under the act of fourteenth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, by David Lamb, of Liverpool, and imported in the ship Lady Rowena, at the port of Charleston. in the month of August last: Provider, That satisfactory proof shall be furnished to the Secretary of the Treasury, that the said plains were ordered previous to the passage of the act of the third of March eighteen hundred and thirty-three, and that said duties have not been returned in debentures on the exportation of said merchandise.

Approverd 28th June, 1836.

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CHAP. 162. An ACT for the relief of John F. Lewis. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senule and House of Represent

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assemblid, Amount of in. That the Secretary of the Treasury refund to John F.Lewis, a sum

19 equal to the increase of duty imposed by the act of the nineteenth

of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, entitled " An act in alteration of the several acts imposiug duties ou imports," on a quantity of matting imported from China, invoic d at two thousand two hundred and ten dollars, and entered at tlie custom-house in Philadelphia, on the first of December, one tholisand eight hundred and twenty-eight; Provideu, That the Seeritary of the Treasury shall not make the payment above directe until he shall have satisfactory proof that the drities have been actually paid, and have not been returned in debentures; thai the order for the purchase of the said matting was given pit'viously to the first of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven ; and that the said John F. Lewis had it not in huis power to countermand the said order after the passage of the said! aet of the nineteenth of May, one thousand eight huncired and twenty-eight; Ind provided further, That satisfactory evidence be furnished to the Secretary of the Treasury, by the oath of the merchant, or otherwise, that the said John F. Lewis did not realize the ordinary proît on the said importation.

Approved, 28th June, 1536.

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CHAP. 163. An ACT for the relief of Abraham Forbes, a spy in the lale natt.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Abraharn Forbes be, and is hereby, allowed to enter three

hundred and twenty acres of land, on any of the public lands 1836. subject to entry at private sale, for services rendered by him as a May enter 329 Canadian volunteer.

Approved, 281ki Juni, 1836.

acres of land,

CHAP. 161. An ACT granting a pension to Theophilus E. Beckman, late first

lichtenant in the fory-first regiment of the United States infantry.

(Sec. 1.) Beit enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Arnerica in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to place 817 per morrida the name of Theophilus E. Beekman, late first lientenant in the from 18. Jan. 15% forty-first regiment of the United States infantry, on the roll of invalid pensioners, and pay to him the sum of seventeen dollars per month during his natural life, commencing on the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP. 165. An ACT for the relief of William Hewes,

Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid to William Hewes, annually, for the term of 20 per anpa his natural life, out of any money in the Treasury, not other-iron 4th March, wise appropriated, the suun of twenty dollars, to commence on the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirtyone.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP 166. An ACT for the relief of Henry Keeter.

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 directed to place the name of $8 per month Henry Keefer, upon the list of invalid pensioners, at the rate of red Jan. .5 eight dollars per month, commencing on the first of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and pay him out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CIIAP. 167. An ACT for the relief of Francis Bashford.

Sec. 1.1 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 directed to place the name of Fran- $ 8 per nonude els Bashford, upon the list of invalid pensioners, at the rate of 1 eight dollars per month, the payment to commence on the twelfth

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of Apul, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, and pay him out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

. CHAP. 168. An ACT for the relief of Bernard Pompilly. . [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 88 per month, That the name of Bernard Pompilly be placed upon the list of

invalid pensioners, at the rate of eight dollars per month, to commence on the first day of January,eighteen hundred and thirty-six.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

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CHAP. 169. An ACT for the relief of Elisha Lucas.

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Sec. 1.1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen.

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $20 per annum That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, required to place

the name of Elisha Lucas, of the State of Vermont, on the list of revolutionary pensioners, and to pay him a pension, at the rate of twenty dollars per annum, from the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP. 170. An ACT granting pensions to certain persons therein named.

(Sec. 11 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and is hereby, directed to place on the invalid pension roll of the United States, the names of the following, whereupon they, and each of them, shall be entitled

to receive the pensions severally set to their names, respectively, $8 during life that is to say: James Whitsit, at the rate of eight

dollars per inonth, commencing on the first day of January, one ... Stewaat $5 thousand eight hundred and thirty-four; Jacob Stewart, at the

rate of five dollars per month, to commence on the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five.

Approved, June 28th, 1836.

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CHAP. 151. An ACT fir the relief of Thaddeus Tuule.

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

tatives of the United Siales of America in Congress assembled, 8:20 pee anaven That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, auihorized and

ib, required to place the naine of Thaddeus Tuttle upon the list of

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revolutionary pensioners, and to pay him at the rate of twenty dollars per annum, commencing on the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one. Approved, June 28th, 1836.

CHAP. 172. An ACT to provide for the paying of certain pensioners of the

United States, at Pulaski, in the State of Tennessee.

may establish an

(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, authorized and Socretary of War required to establish a pension agency, at Pulaski, in the State of agency at Pulaski Tennessee, for the payment of all pensioners of the United States, resident in the counties of Lincoln, Giles, Lawrence, and Wayne, in said State; Provided, That the establishment of such Provise. agency can be made without any charge to the United States.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and hereby is authorized to make the necessary arrangement for the payment of said pensioners.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That this act shall take to take effect is effect from and after the first day of August next.

Approved, 28th June, 1836.

of August.

CHAP. 173. An ACT for the relief of James Steel.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenalives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, . That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to place 813 35 per month

from 4th March, James Steel on the list of revolutionary pensioners of the United 1831. * States, at the rate of thirteen dollars and thirty-five cents, per month, commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, to continue during his natural life.

SECTION 2. And beit further enacted, That Elizabeth Steel, the May be claimed Wife of the said James Steel, be, and is hereby, authorized and empowered to claim for and receive said pension, for and in behalf of the said Steel, on furnishing satisfactory proof of the dentity and residence of the said James Steel and Elizabeth

Approved, 28th June, 1836.

by his wife.

Steel

CHAP. 171. An ACT for the relief of Davis Hunt.
Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen-
Alicts of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

hat the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, directed to 890 per annum place upon the list of revolutionary pensioners, Davis Hunt, of the Lew York; and that said Davis Hunt be paid at the rate of forty dollars per ann:un, commencing on the fourth day of March, anno Domini, eighteen hundred thirty-two.

Approved, June 28th, 1836..

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CHAP. 175. An ACT for the relief of Relief Harris.

penson 1o be paid to him

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 854), arrears of That there shall be paid out of the Treasury of the United

paid States, to Relief Harris, widow and administratrix of Oliver

Harris, deccased, the sum of eight hundred and forty. dollars, being the arrears of pension due to the said Oliver Harris, as a revolutionary soldier, from April seven, eighteen hundred and eighteen, up to August nine, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, at eight dollars per month; which said sum shall be paid the proper accounting oflicers of the Treasury, out of any moneys therein, not otherwise appropriated.

Approred, June 25th, 1836.

CHAP. 176. An ACT for the relief of James Taylor.

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

- tatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, Amount of pen. That there be paid, out of any money in the Treasury not other

Wo wise appropriated, to James Taylor, of Massachusetts, a revo

lutionary soldier, a pension from the eighteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thiriy, at the rate of eight dollars a month, to the fourth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. Approved, 28th June, 1936.

CHAP. 177. An ACT for the relies of John Dal.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 82033 per annum, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, directed to from ich March, place John Dal, on the list of revolutionary pensioners of the

United States, at the rate of twenty-three dollars and thirty-three cents per annum, commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, to continue during his natural

Approred, June 28th, 1836.

life.

CHAP 178. An ACT granting a pension 10 Willian Lawreice, tase a

colonel in the army.

from date of bis rignanou

(Sec. 1.1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 830) per month That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, authorized and

kis required to pay to William Lawrence, late a colonel in the army,

out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. a pension at the rate of thirty dollars a month, to commence at the date of his resignation and to continue during his natural

Approved, 28th June, 1836.

life.

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