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of the said consulate, and that the same be paid out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved January 19th, 1836.

CHAP. 3. An ACT making an additional appropriation for repressing hos

lilities commenced by the Seninole Indians. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen.

tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, $509,000 in addi

That the sum of five hundred thousand dollars be, and Iron to former the same hereby is appropriated, out of any money in the ppropriation

Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in addition to a former appropriation, to defray the expenses attending the suppression of hostilities with the Seminole Indians in Florida; to be expended in the manner provided for in the Act approved January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, entitled “An act making an appropriation for repressing hostilities commenced by the Seminole Indians."

Approved 29th January, 1836.

CHAP. 4.

An ACT for the relief of Jane Taylor and her children, thu

heirs of the late James Plunkett.

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(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 directed to pay Jane Taylor, for herself and children of James Plunkett

, out of any money not otherwise appropriated, one hundred and fifty dollars, the value of a horse and accoutrements impressed into the military service of the United States, during the late war, to aid in transporting ordnance on the day of the engagement with the enemy at Bladensburg, and not restored, which was the property of James Plunkett, then the husband of the said Jane.

Approved the 9th February, 1836.

CHAP.5. An ACT to extend the charters of certain Banks, in the District

of Columbia, to the first day of October, one thousand eight, hundred and thirty-six.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the acts incorporating certain banks in the District of Columbia, that is to say, the Bank of Potomac, and the Farmers Bank of Alexandria, in the city of Alexandria; the Union Bank, and the Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Georgetown, in the town of Georgetown; the Bank of the Metropolis, the Patriotic Bank of Washington, and the Bank of Washington, in the city of Washington, be, and the same are hereby renewed, continued in full force, and limited to the

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first Saturday, and first day of October, in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty-six.

Approved, February 9th, 1836,

CHAP 6. An ACT for the relief

of the heirs of Guiseppe Franzoni, and the

heirs of Francis Jardella. (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, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four 9100) to Virginia hundred dollars, to Virginia Franzoni, as administratrix of Franzoni. Guiseppe Franzoni, as an allowance to close a contract with him to return his family to Italy, their native country.

Section 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Treasury, pay out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand and' fifty 81.00 to her as dollars, to Virginia Franzoni, as guardian of the children and girlian, &e. heirs of Francis Jardella, being the amount due said Jardella for services on the Capitol, in executing the ornmaental fine carving, and superintending the same, in addition to what he received in his life time. Approved the 9th February, 1836.

dollars.

CHAP 7. An ACT making appropriations, in part, for the support of Gov

ernment, for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six. (Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenlatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any inappropriated money in the Treasury, viz;

For payand mileage of the members of Congress and Delegates, 8656,400, five hundred and fifty-six thousand four hundred and eighty

For pay of the officers and clerks of the Senate and House $33,70.
of Representatives, thirty-three thousand seven hundred dollars.
For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other incidental and

$53,708. contingent expenses of the Senate, fifty-three thousand seven

For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other incidental and $200,000.
contingent expenses of the House of Representatives, two hun-
drd housand dollars.

The said two sums last mentioned, to be applied to the payment of the ordinary expenditures of the Senate and Honse of Representatives, severally, and to no other purpose.

Approved, February 11th, 1836.

hundred dollars.

CHAP. 8. An ACT for the reliasof Dr. Wm. Baker, of the District of Columbia.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid out of any money in the Treasury not

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otherwise appropriated, the sum of sixty dollars to Dr. William 6 to be paid to Baker, of the District of Columbia, for surgical services rendered

by him to British prisoners of war, left at Washington, in August, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP.9. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of William Findlay.

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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,

That the Secretary of the Treasury pay, out of any money in $2080 to be paid

the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the legal represen. tatives of William Findlay, two thousand and eighty dollars, the balance due the said Findlay as a member of the House of Representatives from the State of Pennsylvania to the fourteenth Congress.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 10. An ACT to authorize a settlement of the accounts of Marinus

W. Gilbert, late an army sutler.

His claim to be
equitably
tlod.

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[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Americu in Congress assem. bled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and

they are hereby, authorized and required to settle the claims of obble Marinus W. Gilbert, whether in his own right, or in the right

of Thomas Gilbert, a sutler in the army of the United States, for debts due to him from deceased and deserted non-commissioned officers and soldiers, and which have not heretofore been paid, upon the same principles of justice and equity as are extended to sutlers under the existing army regulations; Provided, That the said accounting officers shall

, in said settlement, be the judges of the validity and equity of the claims of the said Marinus W Gilbert, arising as aforesaid, in lieu of the certificates from a board of officers, as is the practice under existing army regulations.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the proper acInterest on cer counting officers of the Treasury be authorized and required to eatin payınents allow to the said Marinus W. Gilbert, interest on money paid

and advanced by him for letters of administration on the estates of deceased soldiers and non-commissioned officers: Provided. That no larger sum shall, in any case, be awarded to said Marinus W. Gilbert on account of his claims against a deceased or deserted soldier or non-commissioned officer, either as principal or interest, than appears, from the muster and pay rolls, to have been actually and justly due to such non-commissioned officer and soldier, from the United States.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted, That the sums awarded

allowed.

Proviso.

to the said Marinus W. Gilbert, under this act, be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, February 17th, 1836.

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CHAP. 11. An ACT for the relief of James Tilford.

tor to sertle ha claim.

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Third Auditor of the Treasury be, and is hereby, The Third Audi authorized to settle the claim of James Tilford on the United States, in his individual and representative character, in the same manner as if said clain had been presented, and remained, on the ninth day of April

, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, unsettled on the files of the office of Commissioner of Claims, established by virtue of the act entitled “ An act to authorize the payment of property lost, captured, or destroyed by the enemy, while in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes," passed ninth April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, and the act amendatory thereof, passed third March, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That whatever sum of money shall be found to be due and owing from the United States to the said James Tilford, on the liquidation of his claims thereon, shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 12. An ACT for the relief of Joseph Cooper. (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, out of any money in the second to the be Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Joseph Cooper, the sum of five hundred and ninety five dollars and sixty-five cents; being the amount paid by him as interest on money due from the United States to him on a contract for supplying the emigrating Creek Indians with beef, but which money was not paid when demanded, because the agent making said contract had not made a report thereof to the War Department, but which was paid on the . thirty-first of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-one.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP 13. An ACT for the relief of the heirs of Thomas F. Townsley.

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 the Treasury pay, to the heirs of $za bebe Thomas F. Townsley, seven hundred and ninety-nine dollars eighty-one cents, for damages paid by the said Thomas F. Townsley, on drafts drawn by Lieutenant Graham, in favor of

to them

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said Townsley, on George Gibson, Commissary General of Subsistence, which were protested, and afterwards paid; said drafts were for supplies furnished at New Orleans, and necessary for the troops of the United States.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

CHAP. 14. An ACT for the relief of Marinus W. Gilbert.

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

bled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to Marinus W. $10 40 to be paid to him Gilbert, the sum of one hundred and sixty-seven dollars and forty

cents, out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, being the interest on money advanced by him to pay off the troops in the service of the United States, on the twentieth of July, eighteen hundred and fifteen, and not repaid when demanded.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

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CHAP. 15. An ACT for the relief of Richard Hardesty. (Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assem

bled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay, out of any money $1,622 w be paid

in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand six hundred and twenty-two dollars to Richard Hardesty, in full compensation for extra mason work done by him, in placing eight hundred and eleven feet of dowelled coping of heavy stone on the walls constructed by him on the Cumberland road, in pursuance of directions from the superintendent of said road, authorized by the Secretary of the Treasury.

Approved 17th February, 1936.

CHAP. 16. An ACT for the relief of David Bartlett.

paid to him.

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

bled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to David Bartlett, of 91.250 2 to be the State of Rhode Island, the sum of twelve hundred and thirty

dollars and thirty-two cents, out of any money is the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, being in full of the balance due for money paid and expended by him for the public service, as a captain in the army of the United States, during the late war.

Approved 17th February, 1836.

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