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CHAP. 196. An ACT for the relief of Miller Francis.

1838 [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 Miller Francis, of Nashville, in the State of Tennessee, on M. Francis to be the roll of invalid pensioners, and pay him at the rate of fifteen of invalid pen. dollars per month, to commence from and after the first day of month. January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, during his natural life.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 197. An ACT for the relief of Benjamin B. Dowd. [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 hereby is, directed to place the name of Benjamin B. Dowd, of Connecticut, upon the The name of pension-roll

, and pay him the sum of six dollars per month B.B.Dowd to be during life ; commencing the first day of January, eighteension roll at $6 a hundred and thirty-eight. Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP, 198. An ACT for the relief of Oliver Dorsett. [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 authorized and directed to place the name of Oliver Dorsett on the roll of invalid pension. The name of ers, and to cause him to be paid at the rate of eight dollars per put on the rull of month; to commence on the first day of January, in the year of invalid, pension: our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.

Approved July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 199. An ACT for the relief of Moses Eldred. (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, directed to pay to Moses Eldred, an invalid pensioner, the sum of two M. Eldred to dollars and sixty-six cents per month, (in addition to what he now month in addi. receives,) to commence on the first of January, eighteen hun- now receives as dred and thirty-eight, and to continue during his life, out of any sioner. money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 200,

An Act for the relief of M. Gelston, executor of David Gelston. [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 credit, on account of

Such costs as

1838. David Gelston, the amount of a judgment recovered against him Credit to begiven in the State of New York, in favor of Charles Baldwin, as of of D. Gelsion for the time said judgment was so recovered; the same being for a the amount of a debt incurred by the said David Gelston, by direction of the ered against him, Secretary of the Treasury, in defending the suit of Gould Hoyt, incurred in de for seizing his vessel called the American Eagle; and that the direction of the said Secretary further credit on said account such reasonable See also for tech sum as the said David Gelston may have paid, or have been reasonable sum liable to pay, in consequence of defending said suit in favor of paid in conse said Baldwin, by order of the Secretary of the Treasury. quence thereof.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the D. Gelston paid Treasury allow to said executor, on the account of the said la prosecutine David Gelston, such costs as the said David Gelston paid in proToler to be al-secuting a suit in favor of the United States against Henry K.

Toler; and the costs so credited being deducted from the money collected of said Toler, or from any debt assigned by him to the United States, the proportion of the balance of said money so collected, (subject only to reasonable costs and charges for coi. lection,) whether the same has been paid into the Treasury, or is in the hands of the attorney who received it, which by law belongs to the estate of said David Gelston, shall be credited by said Secretary on the account of said Gelston, as of the time the costs were paid, and as of the time the money was so collected of said Toler, or any debt assigned by him.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 201. An ACT for the relief of Daniel T. Patterson. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asSec', Treasury sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to Captain to pay scapi. DiffDaniel T. Patterson, of the navy of the United States, out of baxmor aty for any money not otherwise appropriated, three thousand three penses incurred hundred and ninety-one dollars, for extraordinary expenses incommanding the curred when he commanded the United States squadron in the in the Mediterran

. Mediterranean, in the years eighteen hundred and thirty-two,

eighteen hundred and thirty-three, eighteen hundred and ihirtyfour, and eighteen hundred and thirty-five, in receiving and entertaining on board of his ship the head officers of the Governments of the countries where the presence of said squadron was required for the general protection of the commercial interests of his government, and for his extraordinary expenses in visiting the courts of those Governments.

1pproved, July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 202. An ACT for the relief of Gratia Ray. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a pension of two hundred and sixteen dollars, for 1838. the term of five years, from the sixth day of January, in the year A pension of one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, be allowed, and paid 82?fier year resim in half-yearly payments out of the navy pension fund, to Gratia be paid out of Ray, widow of William Ray, late a quartermaster in the navy fund to G. Ray. of the United States; Provided however, That such pension shall Proviso. be deemed to continue only during the life and widowhood of the said Gratia Ray.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 203. An ACT for the relief of William A. Whitehead. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senale and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Fifth Auditor of the Treasury credit fifty dol- W. A. White. lars on the account of William A. Whitehead, collector of the ed with $50 ne. customs at Key West, and superintendent of light-houses within cessarily expand his district, he having necessarily expended that sum in re-esta-ing ahlight blishing a light in the light-house at Cape Florida, in January, Cape Florida. eighteen hundred and thirty-six, after the said house was abandoned by the keeper on account of Indian hostilities.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 204. An ACT for the relief of the heirs of Lieutenant Colonel Richard

Campbell. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress us. sembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, required to pay to the heirs of Richard Campbell to be Campbell, a lieutenant colonel in the Virginia continental line of paid the unserer the

army of the Revolution, killed in the service of the United seven years' half States, at the battle of the Eautaw Springs, the aggregate or lufanıry. amount of seven years' half-pay of a lieutenant colonel of in fantry, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not other- Proviso. wise appropriated: Provided, however, That the amount paid the widow of said Campbell by the State of Virginia on account of the said half-pay, being three years three months and twentyfive days, be first deducted, and no interest allowed.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

The representa

CHAP. 205. An ACT for the relief of the representatives of Colonel Anthony

Walton White. [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 cause to be paid, lives of White out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated being the specie by law, to the representatives of Anthony White, late colonel of forty for one, or of the first regiment of light dragoons, of the Virginia conti- $150,000 conti nental line of the army of the Revolution, the sum of three advanced by

1838.

thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars, being the specie value, at the rate of forty for one, of one hundred and filty thousand dollars, continental currency, advanced by Colonel White on the fourth day of July, seventeen hundred and eighty, for the use of his regiment.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 206. An ACT for the relief of the children and heirs of Lieutenant Colo

nel Henry Irwin, deceased. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Repre.

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asThe surviving sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is representatives hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in bedend the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the surviving win, deceased children of Henry Irwin, deceased, formerly Lieutenant Coloyears' hull pay nel of the fifth North Carolina regiment on continental establish***lution of Conment, and who was mortally wounded at the battle of Germangrons of Auge. 24,

town, and died in the service of the United States, and to the legal representatives of the deceased children of the said Henry Irwin, deceased, the seven years' half pay allowed by the resolution of Congress, passed August twenty-fourth, one thousand seven hundred and eighty.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 207. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Doctor William

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

sentatives of the United Siates of America in Congress asThe lecal re- sembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury for. W. Jukontol be, and they are hereby, directed and required to allow the be allowed to legal representatives of Doctor William Johonnot the five years

? riyor a hospitai full pay of a hospital surgeon, being the commutation of half

pay for life of said Johonnot, as assistant apothecary of the hospital department of the revolutionary army; and that the same be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

surgeon.

CHAP. 208. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Captain Charles

Snead, deceased. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asThe legal sembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Capt. C. Snead to be, and they are hereby, required to adjust and settle the acbe allowed five count of the late Captain Charles Snead, of the Virginia line a captain of in-on continental establishment, and allow his legal representatives

five years' full pay of a captain of infantry, in commutation

fantry.

1838.

of half pay for life, promised by the resolutions of Congress, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 209. An ACT for the relief of the heirs at law of Joshua Fanning, do

ceased. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepreA sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as

sembled, that the proper accounting officers of the Treasury The heirs at low be, and they are hereby, required to pay to the heirs at law of of 1. Fanning to Joshua Fanning, an officer in the navy, killed in the service gregate amount of the United States during the revolutionary war, the aggre- a first lieutenant gate amount of the half pay of a first lieutenant of a frigate, years." for seven years, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 210. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Henry Fisher,

deceased. [Sec. 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 The legal re be, and they are hereby, authorized and required to settle the li Fisher, deceas account of the legal representatives of Henry Fisher, late of ed, to be allowed Delaware, deceased, and to allow and pay them the sum of one ll. thousand nine hundred and ninety-five dollars and eleven cents; to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 211. An ACT for the relief of Mary A. Patrick. [Sec. 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 be, and they hereby are, required to settle the account of Cap- of Capt. M. tain Matthew Alexander Patrick, late captain first regiment Hed, and his wiUnited States artillery, and to allow to Mary A. Patrick, his dow M. A. Pa widow, the pay and emoluments of a captain, from the eleventh lowed the ray of August, eighteen hundred and thirty, to the fourth of Fe- of a captain from bruary, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, to be paid to the said that 18) Mary A. Patrick, out of any money in the Treasury not other-1832 wise appropriated.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 212. An ACT to restrain the circulation of small notes, as a currency, in

the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress as

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