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CHAP. 17. An ACT for the relief of William Baker of the State of New York. 1836.

Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assem

$225 30 D bled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to pay, out paid to him. of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to William Baker, the sum of two hundred and twenty-five dollars and thirty cents, being for the use and for damages done to the property of the said William Baker, at Sackett's Harbor, by the troops of the United States, while in possession thereof, under a military order, in the year one thousand eight hundred and

Approved 17th February, 1836.

thirteen.

CHAP. 18. An ACT for the relief of Daniel Whitney.

(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 pay to Daniel Whit

nr $99 to be paid to ney, ont of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri- him. aled, niety nine dollars, the amount of an account against the United States in favor of Lieutenant Burdine, for the transportation of his baggage from Washington to Galena, which account was transferred by said Lieutenant Burdine to said Daniel Whit. ney, and was lost with the trunk of Captain Russel, between Fredericktown in the State of Maryland, and the city of Washington, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-three, and has not been reclaimed or paid.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 19. An ACT for the relief of Andrew Dodge.

tor to adjust his

ment, for the him, Andrew

SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepreBeatatires of the United States of America in Congress assenWed, That the Third Auditor of the Treasury setile and adjust The Third Audithe claim of Andrew Dodge, for expenses incurred during the claim. bale war with Great Britain in marching the men under his comhand to join his regiment, and for the transportation of artillery and artillery apparatus, and for the use of his own and other horses bressarily hired or employed by him, and for their keeping, on Fuch satisfactory evidence as the said Andrew Dodge shall be Gabled to give, and the said Third Auditor prescribe.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of de Treasury pay to the said Andrew Dodge, out of any money otherwise appropriated, such sum as the said Third Auditor certify he has allowed on the claims aforesaid.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

1836.

CHAP. 20. An ACT for the relief of Lienienant Washington Seawell.

the Treasury to

money lost.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, The Secretary of That the Secretary of the Treasury be authorized and directed credit him for to credit Lieutenant Washington Seawell, any sum of money he

may prove to the satisfaction of said Secretary, he had in his possession that belonged to the United States, and which he lost, without his fault, by the explosion of the steam boat Lioness, on Red river, on the nineteenth of May, eighteen hundred and thirtythree; not to exceed, in all, the sum of seven hundred and fortynine dollars and seventy-eight cents.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 21. An ACT for the relief of Laurentius M. Eiler.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, his claim to be That the Secretary of the Treasury be and he is hereby authoallested and rized to adjust and settle the claim of Laurentius M. Eiler, for

surveys made in the Territory of Arkansas, under a written contract made with him by William McRee, surveyor of the land of the United States, in the States of Illinois and Missouri and said Territory, on the thirtieth day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, and to pay :said Eiler, the balance found due him under the terms of said con

tract, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri.. Proviso.

ated : Provided, The Secretary of the Treasury shall be satisfied that said Eiler, on his part, has performed his covenants in said contract.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

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CHAP. 22. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Willie

Blount.

may be found

to them.

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

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $3.750, or such That the Secretary of the Treasury pay the legal representatives part ihereof as of Willie Blount, the sum of three thousand seven hundred and sue, to be paid fifty dollars, found due to him for disbursing one hundred and

fifty thousand dollars for the United States, during the late war, and for which he has not received any compensation, by balancing the accounts of said Willie Blount on the books of the department, without interest; and the balance of said sum of three thous sand seven hundred and fifty dollars, if any remains after balancing said accounts, to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 23. An ACT for the relief of Joseph Russ and Stephen J. Roach.

1836.

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Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenbesires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Quartermaster General settle the account of Joseph he adjusted and Russ and Stephen J. Roach, for labor bestowed and money ex-paid. pendet in repairing or constructing a road loading from Pensacola to Tallahassee, in Florida, under a contract made on the (routy-sixth of November, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, of which they are the holders, and to allow them therefor, such sum, so far as the labor bestowed and the money expended were advantageously applied, taking as the data for making the allowance, the price to have been paid for making or repairing the entire road, on completing it according to contract.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 24. An ACT for the relief of David S. Campbell.

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Scc. 1.] Be it çnacted by the Senate and House of Representaires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed 8.30 to be paid.o lo piy to David S. Campbell, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty dollars, for a rifle gun lost by him in the year eighteen hundred and twelve, in marching between Vincennes and Tippecanoe, in the militia sortice of the United States.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

paid to them

CHAP. 25. An ACT for the relief of John Saunders and Perley Putnam.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. falires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury he directed to pay unto John 8190 27 10 be Sanaders and Perley Putnam four hundred and ninety dollars and twenty-seven eents, in full satisfaction of their services as eriperintendents of the public buildings in Salem Massachusetts, It being at the rate of two and a half per centum on the amount werded, ont of any money in the Treasury not otherwise annpriated.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 29. An ACT for the relief of Benjamin Franklin Slickney.
Sec. 1.] Pe it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen-
its of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
let the Secreiary of War be, and he hereby is, authorized and His accounts as

rued to settle ihe accounts of Benjamin Franklin Stickney, besedisten and
dil agent of Indian affairs at Fort Wayne, for all services of a paid.

1836.

military nature or character which shall appear to have been performed by the said Benjamin Franklin Stickney for the United States, between the twenty-second day of March, in the year eighteen hundred and twelve, and the tenth day of May, in the year eighteen hundred and fifteen, and to allow him such compensation for the same as has heretofore been allowed to other agents of Indian affairs for similar services, and that the amount found to be due the said Benjamin Franklin Stickney, be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated : Provided, That no allowance shall be made under the provisions of this act, to the said Benjamin Franklin Stickney, for the performance of any of the ordinary duties of an agent of Indian affairs.

Approved 17th February, 1936.

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CHAP. 27. An ACT for the relief of John McDonell. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 8:380 35 to be That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to John McDonell,

assignee of a claim of Pierre Le Blanc, out of any money in the
treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three hundred
and eighty dollars and twenty-five cents, for forage, fuel, provi.
sions, and other articles, necessarily taken and used by a corps of 3
mounted Kentucky volunteers, under the command of Col. R.
M. Johnson, the property of said Pierre Le Blanc, and which
were taken by order of said Johnson, at the river Ecorces, on
his march into Canada, in the fall of the year eighteen hundred
and thirteen.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 28. An ACT for the relief of Jacob B. Gilbert.

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[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembledy

That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to Jacob B. Gilbert, out STOO to be paid

of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of six hundred dollars, being the value of a house destroyed by the enemy during the late war, on the Niagara frontier, which belonged to the said Jacob B. Gilbert, and at the time of its destruction, was used as a place of military deposite.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

CHAP. 29. · An ACT for the relief of the executor of Charles Wilkins.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representtatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to settle the

interest

found

claim of Benjamin W. Dudley, executor of Charles Wilkins, 1836. deceased, agajust the United States, for interest on a liquidated The amount of demand in favor of Jonathan Tavlor, James Morrison and the due on his claiin sud Charles Wilkins, who were lessees of the United States of to be paid. the salt works, in the State of Illinois, upon the same principles that the interest upon the said demand was settled with the legal representatives of the said James Morrison, deceased, pursuant to the act of Congress, approved the first of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and that the portion of said interest ascertarted to be due to the said Benjamin W. Dudley, executor as aduresaid, be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved February 17th, 1836.

horse to be as.

CHAP. 30. An ACT for the relief of Henry Knowles senior. Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senale and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That ihe Third Auditor of the Treasury ascertain the value of 4 horse, the property of said Knowles, impressed into the service The value of a of the United States in the year eighteen hundred and fourteen, certained, and by order of Captain Humphreys of Virginia, to transport the in baggage of his company to Baltimore, and not returned; and Wat the Secretary of the Treasury pay to the said Henry Knowles, Senior, the value, when so ascertained, out of any money in 'the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

the amount paid

CHAP. 31. An ACT for the relief of John Pollock. Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenfaites of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to John Pollock, out of $144 to be paid ay money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, one w him hundred and forty-four doilars, as the assignee of a claim of balhan Lowe, for a boat impressed into the military service of United States on the sixth of December, eighteen hundred

tourteen, to convey a corps of Kentucky militia to New leans ; and as the assignee of a claim of John Daniel, for use

one ferry flat and services rendered by order of Major General kohn Thomas, for the Kentucky detached militia, in December ghteen hundred and fourteen.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 32. An ACT for the relief of Joel Sarlain. Set, 1.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represeniter of the United States of America in Congress assembled, at the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to pay, out of

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