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the fourteenth day of January, anno Domini eighteen hundred 1836.
and thirty-three, the full and exclusive right and liberty of
making, constructing, using, and vending to others to be used,
his improvement in the apparatus or machinery for manufac-
turing bottle corks, a description of which is given in a schedule
annexed to letters patent granted to the said James Barron on
the thirteenth day of January, anno Domini eighteen hundred
and nineteen.'

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That there be, and Patent of Februa hereby is, granted to the said James Barron, his heirs, adminis-r...1313.03 trators, and assigns, for the term of fourteen years from the 14 years. twentieth day of February, anno Domini eighteen hundred and thirty-three, the full and exclusive right and liberty of making, constructing, using; and vending to others to be used, his improvement in the pump for air or water, a description of which is given in a schedule annexed to letters patent granted to the said James Barron for the same, on the twentieth day of Feb. mary, anno Domini eighteen hundred and nineteen : Provided, Proviso. ' That all rights and privileges heretofore sold or granted by said paientee, to make, construct, use, or vend the said improvements, or either of them, and not forfeited by the purchasers or grantees, shall enure to, and be employed by, such purchasers or grantees, respectively, as fully, ard upon the same conditions, during the periods thereby granted, as for the term which did exist when such sale or grant was made.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That any person who Persons who have has bona fide erected or constructed any manufacture or machine, ma for the purposes of putting said improvements, or either of them, into vise, after the expiration of said patents heretofore granted, or is now erecting or constructing any manufacture or machine for the purpose aforesaid, shall have and enjoy the right of using such improvement or improvements now erected or constructed, or now being erected or constructed.

Approved, July 20, 1936.

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CHAP. 337. An ACT for the relief of Walter Loomis and Abel Gay.

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(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, au- Their accounts to thorized to settle, upon principles of equity, the accounis of paid. Walter Loomis and Abel Gay, so far as they are the original contractors for the making of the Cumberland road, and to pay any balance that may be found due, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated : Provided, That the said pröviso. balance shall not exceed forty-one dollars and seventy-one cents.

: Approved, July 22, 1836.

1836.

CHAP. 338. An ACT confirming the title of Joseph Sorin, alias Larochelle,

and those claiming under him, lo a tract of land in Missouri. (Sec. 1.) Beit enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the title of Joseph Sorin, alias Larochelle, and those claiming under him, be, and the same is hereby, confirmed to a tract of land, two arpents in front by forty arpents in depth, situated in the second line of concessions or grants adjacent to the city of St. Louis, at a place called the “Cul de Sac, bounded on the front by the west line of the forty arpents lots, and adjoining at its western boundary and depth to the “Royal Domain ;' on the north adjoining to the land of Madame Camp; and on the south to that of M. Yosti: Provided, That this coufirmation shall only operate as a relinquishment on the part of the United States to all claim in and to the said land; but shall not affect the right of any other person or persons, if such there be, having a just claim to the said-land.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 339. An ACT to provide for the settlement of the claim of May

O'Sullivan.

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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, Her chum to be That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby,

authorized and directed to cause the claim.of Alary O'Sullivall,
widow and executrix of John O'Sullivan, deceased, to beexamined
by the proper accounting officers of the Treasury; and that
there be allowed and paid to the said Mary O'Sullivan, out of
any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the
ainount of actual loss which may be shown to the satisfaction
of the Secretary of the Treasury to have been sustained by the
said John O'Sullivan, in consequence of the act of the late John
M. Forbes, commercial and political agent of the United States
of America at Beunos Ayres, in detaining the vessel of the said
O'Sullivan, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-
three, and causing her to be sent to the United States.

Approved, July 2d, 1834.

CHAP. 340. An ACT for the relief of Robert Abboit, and the other heirs of

James Abbolt, deceased.

[SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senaie and House of Represeit

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, C40 acres of land That there be granted to Robert Abbott and the other heirs of

'James Abbott, deceased, one section of land, containing six hundred and forty acres, to be located in the Territory of Michigan, on any of the lands belonging to the United States subject to entry at private sale.

Approved, July 22, 1836.

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CHAP. 311. An ACT for the relief of James Thomas.

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(Soc. 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 Depart- Iris account to be inent be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to adjust and settle the accounts between the United States and James Thomas, upon principles of equity and justice; and that, in the settleinent of his accounts as contractor, the said accounting officers be required to recognise the judicial decision of the District Court of the United States for the Southern Dis. trict of New York, as settling the true construction of the contract, and the relative rights of the parties under the same; and if, upon such settlement, there shall appear to be a balance due to the said James Thomas, that the same be paid out of any noney in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. .

Approved, July 20, 1836.

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CHAP. 302. An ACT for the relief of John Alman and George Woolsey.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That John Alman, of the county of Pike and State of Indiana, J. Alman author re, and he is hereby, authorized to relinquish to the United za States in such inanner and form as have been or may hereafter India na, and to ha prescribed by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, the north half of the northwest quarter of section number three, in township number three south, of range eight west, of the second principal meridian, in the district of lands sold at Vincennes, Indiana ; and upon such relinquishment having been made as aforesaid, the said John Alman is hereby authorized to enter, in lieu of the lands so relinquished, the north half of the morthwest quarter of section two township three south, range

eight west.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That George Woolsey, G. Womey au of the county and State aforesaid, be, and he is hereby, autho-thorized, &c rized to relinquish to the United States, in manner and form aforesaid, the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section number thirty-three, in township number two south, of range eight west, of the second principal meridian, in the disirict of lands sold at Vincennes, in the State of Indiana ; and upon such relinquishment as aforesaid having been made, the said George Woolsey, is hereby authorized to enter, in lieu of the lands so relinquished the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter of section thirty-four, township two south range eight mest

Approvedl, July 2d, 1836.

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1836.

CHAP. 343. An ACT for the relief of Tobias Crom. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Authorized to re: That Tobias Crum, of the State of Indiana be, and he is hereby, land in Indiana, permitted and allowed to enter the northwest quarter of the and to enter and

southeast quarter of section number twenty, in township five north, of range six east, in the Jeffersonville land district, in the State of Indiana, for which he shall be entitled to a patent on his relinquishing to the United States the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section number twenty, in township five north, of range six east, in said district, which lot he entered through mistake.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 314. An ACT for the relief of William Pollard's heirs.

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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, Title 10 a lot of That there shall be, and hereby is, confirmed unto the heirs of co f.smei" 10 William Pollard, deceased, a certain lot of ground, situated in

the city of Mobile, and bounded as follows to wit: on the north, by what was formerly known as John Forbes and company's canal; on the west by Water street; on the south, by the King's wharf; and on the east, by the channel of the river; and that a patent shall issue in the usual form for the same: Provided, That this act shall only operate as a relinquishment, on the part of the United States, of all their right and claim to the above described lot of ground, and shall not interfere with or affect the claim or claims of third persons. Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 313. An ACT for the relief of James Bradford, of Louisiana.

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

tatires of the United States of Americi in Congress assembled, James Bradiorul That James Bradford of Louisiana shall be, and he is hereby is, confirmed in his confirmed in his right to four hundred and twenty-seven arpens vi land. of land, situated in the parish of West Feliciana, in the State of

Louisiana fronting on the Mississippi river, three quarters of a
mile below the mouth of Bayou Sarah, bounded on the upper
side by lands granted to William Williams; below by those of
Augustin Allain; and back by those of the aforesaid Williams
and others; and the register of the land office in the proper dis-
trict, on a presentation of the survey and Spanish patent for the
said tract, shall cause an entry thereof to be made, and grant him
a certificate therefor, whereupon a patent shall issue for the same
in due form: Provided, however, That this act shall operate
only as a relinquishment, on the part of the United States, of
their right and claim to the said tract of land, but shall not inter-
fere with the claim or claims of other persons.

Approved July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 346. An ACT for the relief of Coleman A. Collier.

1836.

(Sec, 1.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 he hereby is, directed to place $10 per month, the name of Coleman A. Collier on the roll of invalid pensioners, and pay him ten dollars a month during his natural life, commencing on the seventh day of December, A. D. eighteen hundred and thirty-five.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

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CHAP. 347. An ACT for the relief of Jean Baptiste Janis, senior, of Missouri.

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4th March,

(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 hereby is, directed to place $10 per month, the name of Jean Baptiste Janis, senior, of Missouri, on the roll 181. of officers and soldiers under the act entitled An act supple. mentary to the Act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the revolution, approved the seventh June, eighteen hundred and thirty-two," and to cause him to be paid in the same manner as the persons already inscribed on said roll, at the rate of ten dollars per month, from and after the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one. .

Approved, huly 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 348. An ACT amendatory of the act entitled." An act to incorporale the Provident Association of Clerks in the Civil Department of the Government of the United States in the District of Columbia.”

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembleil, That from and after the passage of this act, the President and may invest their Board of Officers of the Provident Association of Clerks be, and funds in the stocke they are hereby, authorized to invest the funds of said Associa- Stares. tion, in the stocks of any of the States, or in any other stocks that the President and Board of Officers may judge advisable from time to time.

Approved, July 2d, 1836.

CHAP. 349. An ACT for the relief of the representatives of Jacob Shoemaker,

deceased. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate anul House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be refunded to Mercy Shoemaker, widow, for herself Duties on' sugar and the children of Jacob Shoemaker, deceased, the duties paid to be refunded. on one hundred and two hogsheads and four barrels of sugar. exported by said Jacob Shoernaker, from the port of Philadelphia te Bordeaux, in France, in the month of August, eighteen hundred and five, in the ship Thomas, Captain Jones; the drawback

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