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CHAP. 244. An ACT granting a pension to Daniel H. Crockett. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre.

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as. D. H. Crocket sembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, auto be paid a pen. of 86 thorized and directed to place the name of Daniel H. Crockett

, of Oxford county, in the State of Maine, upon the list of invalid pensioners; and that there shall be paid him, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, at the rate of sir dollars per month; to commence on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 245. An ACT granting a pension to Thomas Frazer. [SEC. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repro

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as 1. Frazer to be sembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, di0 82,66 a month. rected to place the name of Thomas Frazer, of the county of

Oxford, State of Maine, on the roll of invalid pensioners, and pay to him the sum of two dollars and sixty-six cents per month, during his natural life, commencing on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 246. An ACT granting a pension to James M. Edwards. [Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress a su M. Edwards sembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, rebion 86 a quired to place the name of James M. Edwards, of Henderson

county, Kentucky, upon the roll of invalid pensioners, and to pay him at the rate of six dollars per month, during his natural life, commencing on the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven. Approved, July 7th, 1838.

month.

CHAP. 247. An ACT granting a pension to James Sayre. [Sec. 1.] . Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repres

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as5. Sayre to be sembled, That the Secretary of War place the name of James to which a corp. Sayre, of Southampton, in the State of New York, on the rol under of revolutionary pensioners, under the act of the seventh of June, June, 1832, for six eighteen hundred and thirty-two ; and that he pay to him the

pension to which a corporal is entitled under the said act for six months service in the war of the Revolution ; such pension 10 commence from the fourth day of March, in the year one thou. sand eight hundred and thirty-one.

Approved, July 7th, 1938.

CHAP. 248. An ACT granting a pension to Benjamin Durfee.

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 required to place the B. Durfee to be name of Benjamin Durfee, of Fall River, Massachusetts, on the of 830 a year. roll of revolutionary pensioners; and pay him the sum of thirty dollars

per annum during life; to commence and take effect from the day upon which his former pension was suspended : the same to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 249. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Timothy Feely,

deceased, late a lieutenant in the army of the Revolution. [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, the legal to and they are hereby, required to adjust and settle the account the feedy' is be of Timothy Feely, late a lieutenant of the Virginia continental paid the amount line of the army of the Revolution, and, out of any money in pay of a lieule

infantry. the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay to his legal representatives the amount of five years' full pay of a lieutenant of infantry.

Approved, July 7th, 1838

CHAP. 250 An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Daniel Williams,

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 Ingal rep be, and they are hereby, required to adjust and settle the ac- Danl. Williams, counts of Captain Daniel Williams, late of the North Carolina dve years to build line on continental establishment, and allow his legal representa-painanu captain tives five years' full pay as a captain of infantry, being the commutation of half pay for life promised by the resolutions of Congress, and that the same be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 251. An ACT for the relief of the heirs of William B. Bunting.
[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre-

The amount of sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as- seven years' hall sembled, that the proper accounting officers of the Treasury, intry, licu.be out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, paid to purch pers pay the full amount of seven years' half pay of a lieutenant of may be entitled infantry in the army of the Revolution, to such person or per-account of the sons as may be entitled to the same under the resolution of Con

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gress of the twenty-fourth of August, one thousand seren hundred and eighty, on account of the services of William B. Bunting, late a lieutenant in the army of the Revolution, and who died while in the service.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 252. An ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Sawney Yete

deceased. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repré

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress air The legal rep sembled, That the Secretary of War pay to the legal represents8. York to be tives of Sawney York, late a pensioner of the United States Sve hinam the now deceased, the sum of one hundred and eighty-four dollars ume of his death. being the amount due the said York at the time of his death, at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

CHAP. 253. An ACT to authorize the payment of the seven years' half pas dan

on account of the Revolutionary services of Thomas H. Boyles, deceased. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress The amount of sembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury

, payola major or out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, paid to such pero pay the full amount of seven years' half pay of a major oi son or persons as infantry in the army of the Revolution, to such person or per to receive it, on sons as may be entitled to the same, under the resolution of services of T. H. Congress of the twenty-fourth of August, seventeen hundrei Boyles.

and eighty, on account of the services of Thomas H. Boyles late a major in the army of the Revolution, who died in the service.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

pension he now receives.

CHAP. 254. An ACT for the relief of Henry Challer. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repri

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress o A. Challer to be sembled, that the Secretary of War be required to place the In addition to the name of Henry Challer, of New York, on the roll of invas

pensioners, and pay him at the rate of eight dollars per month to commence from and after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eigt

: in addition to the pension now received by the said Challer.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 255. An ACT to authorize Charles Day, James R. Butts, William W. 1838.
Fry, George Whitman, Laurent Millandon, and Gassaway B. Lamar to import free
of duties iron steamboats suited to the navigation of rivers.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Repre-
sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as-
sembled, That Charles Day, William W. Frye, George Whit-C. Day, W.W.

Frye, G. Whitman of the State of Alabama, Laurent Millandon of New Orleans, James R. Butts be, and each of them are hereby, autho-dunes, anchorizoba rized to import, free of duty, the materials ready prepared for to import free of an iron boat, to be employed as a steamboat, with the tools and rials ready preimplements necessary to construct and put together the same, steamboat, &c. and to inake them complete, so far as any tools or implements peculiar to this service or the navigation and repair of such boats are necessary ; but this act shall not be so construed as to authorize the importation of steam engines.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That Gassaway B. Lamar, G. B. Lamar alof Savannah, in the State of Georgia, be allowed to import free lowed to import of duty, iron materials for the construction of two iron steam-materials for two boats: Provided, That the said iron shall be imported within Proviso.

year from the passage of this act. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the duty for the The duty for payment of which, bonds have been given by the Iron Steam- the Iron Steam boat Company of Georgia, on iron imported by said company Georgia, remitfor the construction of an iron steamboat be and the same is ted. hereby remitted, but this act shall not be so construed as to ex- Act not extendtend to steam engines, whole or in part.

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CHAP. 256. AN ACT to refund certain duties upon railroad iron, paid by the

New York and Harlaem Railroad Company. [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 Sec'y Treasury hereby, directed to pay to the president of the New York and directed to pay Harlaem Railroad Company, for the use of the said company, of the Ne out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, road company the the sum of nine hundred and five dollars and sixty-three cents, paid on certain that being the sum paid by the said company, to the collector of poitread iron ima the port of New York, as the duty upon six hundred and ninety- 13th August, 1833. two bars or rails of iron, imported by them for the use of their railroad, on the thirteenth day of August, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, and, in consequence of unforseen and unanticipated obstacles to the construction of the said road, not actually laid down thereupon until after the thirteenth day of August, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, so as to entitle them to an exemption from duty under the act of the fourteenth of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

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1838. CHAP. 257. An ACT to remit or refund duties to the Baltimore and Susquehanna

Railroad Company, upon certain importations of iron made by them for the use of their railroad.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress asSec'y Treasury sembled, That it shall be, and is hereby made, the duty of the

and Secretary of the Treasury to extend to the Baltimore and SusSusquehanna Railroad Coinpa- quehanna Railroad Company all the benefits of the act of the niis auf "aet behich fourteenth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirtyJW, 1872, as to two, entitled "An act to release from duty iron prepared for and fasienings for actually laid on railways and inclined planes, as to any imrails, made since

passage or portations of fastenings for the rails upon the road of the said act Isi July, 1836.

company, made since the passage of the a t of the first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, explanatory of the act last above mentioned: Provided, That the said company shall first prove, to the satisfaction of the said Secretary, that the orders for the importation of the said iron, so imported for fastenings, were given prior to the passage of the said act of the first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, that the same had been sent out of the country before the passage of the said act; that they could not be countermanded without detriment and loss to the said company; and that the said company shall further comply with all the provisions, requisitions, and conditions of the said act of the fourteenth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two.

Approved, July 7th, 1838.

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CHAP. 258. An ACT to refund to the New Castle and Frenchtown Tumpike

and Railroad Company certain duties paid by them upon iron imported for the construction of their railroad.

Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representa

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, refund to the That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, diNew Castle and rected to refund to the New Castle and Frenchtown Turnpike Turnpike and and Railroad Company the duties paid by them to the collector of pany, the amount the customs for the port of Wilmington, in the State of Delaware, iwo certain im- upon two several importations of spikes, clamps, and bolts, of

of other fastenings for the rails upon the railroad of the said com

pany, the one made on the twelfth day of October, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, in the ship Kutuzoff, and the other on the twenty-seventh day of February, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, in the ship Isaac Hicks, the duties to be refunded amounting, upon both importations, to the sum of two thousand and three dollars and eighty-three cents: Provided, That the said company shall first prove to the satisfaction of the said Secretary, that the said duties were properly chargeable to and paid by the said company, and were not covered by their contract with their agents, A. and G. Ralston and Company, for the purchase and importation of the said iron; that the amount of money above named was paid upon spikes, clamps, and bolts,

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