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CHAP. 291. An ACT for the relief of John S. Stiles.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congressassembled, $110, to be paid That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to John S. Stiles, out of

any money not otherwise appropriated, one hundred and forty dollars, being the amount to which he was entitled for delivery of bread per requisition for Malion, in the winter of one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, over the amount he received.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 292. AN ACT to provide for the issuing a land patent to Thomas B.

Clarke. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Ripresentaiires of ihe United States of America in Congress assimbled, That the President of the l'nited States te, and he is hereby, authorized and required to cause to le issued 10 Thomas B. Clarke, assignee of David 'I hompson, who was assignee of James Cisni, a patent for a tract of land containing about cne hundred and thirty-four acres, lying on the river Rouge, in the Tenitory of Michigan, and confirmed to said Cisni by the Commissioners of Private Lard Claims in said Territory; ihe patent to te issued conformably to a patent certit.cale issued by ihe register of the land office at Detroit, on the 2d day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, except that it shall not include that part of said claim lying north of the “ Chicago road,"

Approved, July 22, 1836.

CHAP. 293. An ACT additional to the act for the relief of James L. Caibcart.

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

talives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $1,583.33 to be That there be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherpuid to him,

wise appropriated, to James L. Cathcart, the sum of fifteen hundred and eighty. three dollars and thirty-three cents, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States,

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 294. An ACT for the relief of Antonio Segura, and others. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the Unitd States of America in Congress assembled, Allowed to locate That each of the following persons be, and they are hereby, all

thorized to locate a quarter section of land, out of any unappropriated lands, subject to private entry, within the southwestern district of Louisiana, south of Red river, to wit: the widow of Francisco Segura, Antonio Romero, Louis Segura, Eloy Segura, Rafael Segura, St. Jago Segura, Nicolas Goudran, the widow Viator, and Matildo Segura, wife of Juan Miguel: Prorided, That in making said location they shall conform to the lines of

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the public surveys. And it shall be the duty of the Commissioner of the General Land Office to issue to each of the above

named persons, or their legal representatives, a patent for said i lands, as soon as they shall have located the same.

Approved, July 22, 1836.

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CHAP. 295. AN ACT for the relief of A. and J. Dennistoun and Company, of

New Orleans. (Sec. 1.] Beit enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper officers of the Treasury pay to A. and J. Dennis- $1,417 M o be toun and Company, of New Orleans, the sum of fourteen hun- paid to chiesta dred seventeen dollars and four cents, being the amount of certain debenture certificates which were refunded because the said Denpiston and Company failed to procure the certificates required by law that certain goods were landed in Havana.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 295. AN ACT for the relief of the heirs, or their legal representatives,

of William Conway, deceased. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and

House of Representalives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the heirs of William Conway, deceased, or their legal re- Authorizad w té presentatives be, and they are hereby, authorized to locate, within cate twelve months from the passage of this act, on any unappro-2789 acres. priated public lands in the State of Louisiana, one thousand and seventy acres thereof, in a body in contiguous tracts according to the legal subdivisions of the public surveys; and that they are further authorized to locate, on any of the public lands in said State subject to entry, the quantity of two thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine acres, under the same limitations; and that the

officers of the Government of the United States be authorized and directed to issue a patent or patents accordingly: Provided, however, That the said heirs of William Conway, or Provisa their legal representatives, within one year after the passage of this act, and previous to making the locations authorized by it, shall execute a release, in favor of the United States, of the laná originally included in three grants from the Government of Spain, and confirmed by the commissioners for investigating land titles in the district west of Pearl river, by the reports numbered fortyeight, forty-nine, and fifty.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 297. An ACT for the relief of Henry H. Hall. (Sec. I. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. latives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, autho Serip to the a rized and required to issue scrip to the amount of one hundreu be issued white

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, in lieu of that amount of scrip by hiin paid into the land office at Springfield, Illinois, for eighty acres of land; which said land was afterwards sold by the United States to James J. Mosely, by virtue of a pre-emption right thereto. Said scrip, when so issued shall be receivable in payment for any lands within the State of Illinois, which are subject to entry at private sale. Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAL'298. An ACT 1or the relief of the owners, officers and crews of the pri

vate armed vessels Neptune and F'ox.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represen3:3 2:0wed them tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Preach or axiy, That there be paid to the owners, officers, and crews of the pri-, empursd by ibem vate armed vessels Neptune and Fox, or their legal representa

tives, by the proper officers of the Treasury; out of any money not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty-five dollars for each of sixty-nine prisoners captured by said Neptune and Fox on the St. Lawrence river, on the nineteenth day of July, eighteen hundred and thirteen, and delivered to the authorized agent of the United States at Sackett's Harbor.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 22). An ACT for the relief of Joshua Hatch and others, interested in a

fishing vessel which was lost at sea.

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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 assembled. Cecilier lot of Bos: That the collector of the port of Boston and Charlestown be, and

he hereby is, directed to pay to Joshua Hatch and to the heirs at law or legal representatives of the officers and crew of the schooner Joseph, late of Boston lost on a fishing voyage, such a sun as said vessel would liave been entitled to receiveasa touty, if she had regularly completed her fishingseason ; she leing of the burden of fifty-nine tons twenty-seven one hundredths of a ton; which sum shall be distributed in the same manner and proportious as the law would have distributed the bounty if said vessel had completed her fishing season.

approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP.300. A. ACTfor the relief of the legal representative of Nathaniel Can ada.

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

tal res of ihe United States of America in Congress as: cm led, morntoftam. That the proper accounting officer of the Treasury be, and he

is hereby, authorized to ascertain the actual damage sustained by Nathaniel Canada from the burning of his toll-house and bridge,

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across Niantic river, in the State of Connecticut, in the year 1836. eighteen hundred and fourteen, by the British, while said tollhouse and bridge were occupied by the troops of the United States.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the amount, when so ascertained, be paid to the legal representative of the said Na-ha thaniel Canada out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 3091 An ACT for the relief of Nancy Leamaster, widow of James Lea

master.

[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, autho

$100 to be paid to rized and directed to pay to Nancy Leamaster, widow of James her. Leamaster, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, one hundred dollars, for provisions and forage taken from the farm of James Leamaster, in the year eighteen hundred and twelve, by mounted volunteers in the service of the United States.

Approved, July 20, 1836.

CHAP. 302. An ACT for the relief of Noah Brown and the legal representatives

of Adam Brown.

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(Sec. 1.1 Be il enacted, by the Senate and House of Representativ 's of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Noah Brown and the legal represen- turucat to hlm. tatives of Adam Brown, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of five thousand and thirty dollars, being the amount of losses sustained by Adam and Noah Brown upon the sale of Treasury notes made by them in the years eighteen hundred and fourteen and eiglatecii hundred and tifteen, under an agreement with the commissioners for building the steam-frigate Fulton the first.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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SECTION 1. Be it enuced bythe Senate and Llouseof RepresenTatircs of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, au- 93) puul for a thorized and directed to pay to Ebenezer Spanlding, out of any med to him." money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, thirty dollars, the sum paid by him into the Treasury for a patent, which patent has never been issued.

Approved, July 21, 1836.

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CHAP. 301. An ACT for the relief of the Executors of James O'Harra, late

of Pittsburg, deceased.

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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 assembled, Claims to land to That the register of the land office of Kaskaskia te required to be confirined.

issue certificates of confirmation on the several claims to land
confirmed to the said James O'Harra by the Governor of the
Indiana Territory, upon those claims whereon such certificates
have not heretofore been issued : Provided, That the whole
amount of such certificates shall not be for more than six

thousand six hundred acres of land. To be located in

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That such certificates
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may be located upon land subject to private entry in any land
office in Illinois, established for the sale of the public land agree-
ably to the provisions of the act entitled “ An act confirming
certain claims to land in the Illinois Territory, and providing for
their location;" and patents shall be issued therefor, agreeably to
the said act.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That the Executois
ceriit of said James O'Harra are hereby authorized to locate or assign

said certificates, as they may deem most beneficial, to the heirs
and representatives of said O'Harra.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 305. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives and suretics

of James Brobson.

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(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Repre-,

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Solicitor of the That the Solicitor of the Treasury be authorized to settle the Treasury to settle accounts of James Brobson, late marshal of the Delaware dis

trict, and allow such credits as shall be satisfactorily proven to
be due in equity and justice; and if the sum so allowed shall be
equal to the debt due from said Brobson, the suit now pending
against his sureties shall be dismissed at the cost of said sureties;
but if less than the debt be allowed, whatever that sum is, shall
be credited on said debt.

Approxed, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 306. An ACT for the relief of Joseph Bogy.

(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembledi

, $6,000 to be paid That the Secretary of War shall cause to be paid to Joseph Bogy, to him for proper; of the State of Missouri, six thousand dollars, out of any money by Choctaw ln in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full satisfaction

for his merchandise and property seized, taken, and carried away
or destroyed by the Choctaw Indians, in the then Territory of
Louisiana, in the year eighteen hundred and seven.

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