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such case, hereby declared to be suspended, or absolutely years' full pay, being the commutation for balf pay for repealed, as the case may require.
life, due to their said father in bis life time, for services Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, whenever the by him rendered to the United States in the army, duports of the United States shall have been opened, under ring the Revolutionary war, as a Lieutenant Colonel on the authority given in the first section of this act, British the Continental establishment; and that the same be paid vessels and their cargoes shall be admitted to an entry in out of any monney in the Treasury not otherwise approthe ports of the United States, from the islands, pro- priated. vinces, or colonies of Great Britain, on or near the North Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary American continent, and North or East of the United of War be, and he is hereby, authorized, directed, and re States.
quired to issue to the said Sarah and Dorothy, and in their Approved, May 29, 1880.
Dames, a land warrant for four hundred and fifty acres of
military bounty land, as and for the lands to which the AN AOT for the relief of Lieutenant Colonel Enos Cutler, said Robert Hanson Harrison was, while in full life, enof the United States Army.
titled, for and account of the services by him so aforesaid Be it enacted, &c. That out of any moueys in the treasury rendered; and that the same may be located on any vanot otherwise appropriated, there be paid to the Secreta- cant or unlocated lands heretofore appropriated by Conry of War, the sum of two thousand one hundred and fif- gress for said purposes. ty dollars, to be applied by him to the payment of dama Approved, May 29, 1830. ges, costs, and expenses, incurred by Lieutenant Colonel Enos Cutler, to that amount, in defending certain suits AN ACT for the relief of Fielding L. White. brought against him as the representative of the United Be it enacted, &c. That Fielding L White, late Jailer of States, and acting under the orders of the Department of Madison County, in the State of Alabama, be allowed and War.
paid, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise apApproved, May 29, 1830.
propriated, the sum of fifty dollars, paid by him as a re
ward for the arrest and commitment of David H. Dyer, AN ACT for anthorizing a Patent to be issued to Moses on a charge of robbing the Post Office at Florence. Shaw.
Approved, May 29, 1830. Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Department of State be, and he is hereby authorized and requi AN AOT for the relief of Alexander Scott. red to issued letters patent to Moses Shaw, for a mode for Be it enacted, &c. That the sum of one thousand four blasting rocks, upon his complying with the directions of hundred and seventy-one dollars and ninety-seven cents be the act, entitled " An act to promote the progress of the paid, out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise ap useful arts, and to repeal the act heretofore made for propriated, to Alexander Scott, on account of his services that purpose," and the several acts supplementary to, and as a political agent of the Government of the United amendatory of the said act; except so far as the said States in Venezuela acts, or any part or parts of them, require a residence of Approved, May 29, 1830. two years within the United States, in like manner in all respects, as if the said Moses Shaw had resided two years AN ACT for the relief of Ann D. Baylor, within the United States.
Be it enacted, de. That the accounting officers of the Approved, May 29, 1830.
Treasury be, and they hereby are, authorized, directed,
and required to settle the account of App D. Baylor, AN ACT for the relief of Thomas W. Newton, assignee of widow of Jobn Walker Baylor, Esquire, deceased, who Robert Crittenden.
was only son and beir-at-law of Col. George Baylor, late Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury of the army of the United States in the Revolutionary pay, out of any money, not otherwise appropriated, to war, deceased, for all such Loan Office certificates as were Thomas W. Newton, assignee of Robert Crittenden, two issued from the Loan Office of the United States, in Virhundred and thirty dollars, the value of two horses, lost ginia, in the name of the said George Baylor, payable to for the want of forage, by the said Robert Crittenden, in him, and now remain on the books of the Treasury, outthe service of the United States, in the Seminule war, in standing and unpaid, and not transferred to any other per May, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, the said son by him; and that they pay to ber, the said Ano D. Crittenden being the commander of the Kentucky Guards, Baylor, as trustee for the heirs at law and distributees of in said campaign.
the said John Walker Baylor, and to their sole use, the Approved, May 29, 1330.
same amount of money which might have been received
on said certificates, had they been subscribed to the loan AN ACT for the relief of Mesheck Browning. of the United States, under the act, entitled, "An act mak. Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury ing provision for the debt of the United States," passed pay to Mesheck Browning, out of any money in the Trea- August fourth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety ; sury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred making out said account, and settling and paying the same, dollars, the value of two horses owned by him, in the ser- in all respects, in manner and form as if such subscription vice of the United States, by impressment, to transport a bad then been made, and the dividends credited thereunpart of the baggage of the army commanded by Gen. to, according to the several provisions of said act, and the Hull; which horses died for the want of forage, in the act passed April twenty-eighth, one thousand seven hunwilderness, on their return to Cincinnati.
dred and ninety-six, in aid
thereof, and the whole amount Approved, May 29 1830.
left uncalled for in the Treasury till the present time; to
gether with that part thereof which has been credited AN ACT for the relief of Sarah Easton and Dorothy Sto- with interest at three per cent per annum; and that the
rer, children and heirs at law of Lieutenant Colonel same be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not othRobert Hanson Harrison, deceased.
erwise appropriated. Be it enacted, &c. That the accounting officers of the Approved, May 29, 1830. Treasury be, and they are hereby, directed and required to adjust and settle the account of Sarah Easton and Do AN ACT for the relief of Charles Collids. rothy Storer, children and heirs at law of Lieutenant Co Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury lonel Robert Hanson Harrison, and pay to them fivel be, and he is bereby, directed to pay to Charles Collins,
late Collector of the Port and District of Bristol, in Rhode | AN ACT for the benefit of Charles Brown, a soldier of Island, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise
the Revolutionary war. appropriated, two hundred and forty-five dollars and fif
Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of War be, and teen cents, being the moiety of the proceeds of the forfei- be is bereby, directed to place the name of Charles ture of the Brig Nedeshda, to which the said Charles Col. Brown upon the Pension list, at the rate of eight dollars lins was by law entitled.
per month, to continue during his natural life; and to Approved : May 29, 1830.
commence on the first day of January, in the year one
thousand eight hundred and thirty. AN ACT for the relief of the heirs or representatives of
Approved, May 29, 1830. widow Dupre.
AN ACT for the relief of David Brooks. Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury Be it enacted, &c. That the benefits of the provisions of pay to the heirs or representatives of widow Dupre, late the act, entitled “ An act for the relief of certain surviof New Orleans, deceased, (on the presentation of satis-ving officers and soldiers of the army of the revolution," factory evidence of beirship, or of being executors or ad- passed May fifteenth, one thousand eight hundred and ministrators,) out of any money in the Treasury, not other; liwenty-eight, which a Lieutenant in the army of the rewise appropriated, the sum of eight thousand nice bundred. volution, on the continental establishment, is entitled to and ninety-five dollars, for the destruction and damago of receive, be extended to David Brooks, of the city of New her buildings, and for the destruction of her fences below York, in the same manner as if the said David Brooks had New Orleans, during the late war, while her plantation fully complied with the provisions of the fourth section of was in the military occupation of the United States’ Ar: the said act; and that the Secretary of the Treasury be my; being the amount estimated for such destruction and authorized and directed to pay to him, or his authorized damage by the Commissioners appointed for that purpose, attorney, out of any moneys in the Treasury not other. by General Jackson.
wise appropriated, such monthly pay as he is entitled to Approved, May 29, 1830.
under the provisions of the said act, commencing on the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and
thirty. AN ACT for the relief of John Conrad, Marshal of the Approved, May 29, 1830.
Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury AN ACT for the relief of the heirs of Colonel John Ellis, be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to pay, out
deceased. of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, Be it enacted, &c. That the heirs of Colonel John Ellis, the amount now due upon a judgment rendered on the formerly of the State of Mississippi, pow deceased, be twenty-fourth day of November, one thousand eight bun- permitted to enter, without the payment of any considedred and twenty-eight, by the Circuit Court of the United ration therefor, one section of the public land, according States for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in favor to the public surveys hitherto made, in the State of Misof Francis H. Nicoll, and against John Conrad, Marshal sissippi ; and that a patent therefor be issued to them by of the said district, for the sun of thirty-nine thousand the proper authority: Provided, however, That, previous two hundred and forty nine-dollars and sixty cents, toge- to the issuing of said patent, they shall file with the ther with all the legal costs which bave accrued against Commissioner of the General Land Office a deed, relinthe said Conrad, either in the said Circuit Court or upon quishing to the United States all claim to a tract of land the affirmance of the said judgment in the Supreme of like quantity, for which a 'certificate, number thirtyCourt: Provided, that the Secretary of the Treasury one, Register's number one thousand and one, was issusball retain from the amount hereby appropriated, so ed to their ancestor John Ellis, on the eighteenth day of much as Francis H. Nicol may be indebted to the United September, one thousand eight buodred and fifteen, by States on his own account, or as security of any other Nicholas Gray, register, and Parker Walton, receiver ; person.
west of Pearl river, acting as commissioners under the act Approved, May 29, 1830.
of Congress of the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight
hundred and twelve, entitled " An act confirming claims AN ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Jo- of survey granted by the British or Spanish Govern
to lands in the Mississippi Territory, founded on warrants seph Jeans, deceased.
ments." Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury pay Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That no patent shall to the legal representatives of Joseph Jeans, deceased, be issued on any survey founded on said certificate, and the sum of sixty-one dollars, out of any money in the that any patent so issued, shall be absolutely void. Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, that being the dif Approved, May 29, 1830. ference between the value of two horses impressed into the service of the United States, in the year one thousand AN ACT for the relief of Martha Yeomans, widow of eight hundred and twelve, and never returned to said
John Yeomans, deceased. Jeans, and the sum which said Jeans has received for the
Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury use and risk of said horses.
be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Approved, May 29, 1830.
Martha Yeomans, widow of John Yeomans, deceased, a
Lieutenant of Infantry in the Continental Line, during AN ACT for the relief of William Price.
the Revolutionary war, such sum as the said Jobo YeoBe it enacted, &c. That the proper accounting officers mans, who died on the twelfth day of July, in the year of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, required to settle one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, would the account of William Price, and to allow him five years have been entitled to, under the provisions of an act, enfull pay as Lieutenant in the Revolutionary war, which titled " An act for the relief of certain surviving officers five years' full pay is the commutation of bis ball pay for and soldiers of the Army of the Revolution,” paesed the life; to be paid out of any moneys in the Treasury not fifteenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and otherwise appropriated.
twenty-eight, from the third day of March, in the year Approved: May 29, 1830.
u one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, to the twelfth
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Laws of the United States. day of July, in the year one thousand eight hundred and AN ACT for the relief of Samuel Sprigg, of Virginia twenty-seven, bad he, the said John Yeomans, survived, Be it enacted, &c. That there shall be granted to and been living at the time of the passing of the aforesaid Samuel Sprigg, of the State of Virginia, as a full com: act ; and that the amount which would in such case have pensation for three hundred and seventy-nine dollars and been so due to the said John Yeomans, when liquidated å few cents, paid by Bezaleel Wells, in the year one
thou: And ascertained by the proper accounting officers of the sand eight hundred and five, into the Treasury of the United Treasury, be paid out of any moneys in the Treasury not States, as the first instalment on the purchase of a fraction otherwise appropriated.
of land, entered by said Wells, in the State of Ohio, in the Approved, May 29, 1830.
Steubenville District; being section twenty-six, in township
two, range two, which amount was thereafter paid to him AN ACT for the relief of Alexander Love. by said Sprigg, one-half section of any land belonging to Be it enacted, &c. That Alexander Love be, and he is the United States, which has been beretofore offered for hereby, confirmed in his title to two thousand arpents of sale, and which is, by law, now subjected to entry; and that, land, situated on the East side of the river Perdido, in the upon an entry thereof being made with the proper officer, Territory of Florida, to be located according to a plat and a patent for the same sball issue to the said Samuel survey made of the same, on the tenth of April, eighteen Sprigg. hundred and twenty-one. And the Commissioner of the Approved, May 29, 1830. General Land Office, upon being presented with a plat and survey of said land, regularly made as aforesaid, sball AN ACT for the relief of Benjamin Homaps. issue a patent therefor: Provided, That this act sball
Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury amount only to a relinquishment on the part of the United States, and shall in po manner affect the rights of third pay to Benjamin Homans, out of any money in the
bury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three hundred persons, or claim derived from the United States by pur. dollars, in full for his services in the Navy Department as chase or donation.
temporary clerk, from the first of August to the thirtieth Approved, May 29, 1880.
of November, one thousand eight hundred and twenty. AN AOT for the relief of Nathaniel Childers.
three, both days inclusive. Belit enacted, &c. That the Court of the United States
Approved, May 29, 1830. for the fifth circuit of Virginia, holden in the city of Rich
AN ACT for the relief of David Rogers and Sons. mond, be, and the same is bereby, authorized, at the next, or any succeeding term, on due proof being made, to allow
Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury to Nathaniel Childers, such further compensation as they pay to David Rogers and Sons, out of any money in the may think he is entitled to, for taking the fourth census, in Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, one bundred and the county of Norfolk. in the State of Virginia, by reason of drawback on certain teas, entered for benefit of draw,
sixty-eight dollars and sixty-seven centa, being the amount of the dispersed situation of the inhabitants
in said county: baok, and exported to St. Croix, in the year one thousand Provided, That the further allowance the said Court may make, sball pot exceed, with what the said Childers has eight bundred and twenty-two. heretofore received, exclusive of takiog the manufactories,
Approved, May 29, 1830. one dollar and twenty-five cents for each fifty persons AN ACT to authorize the exchange of certain lots of land enumerated. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the amount so
between the University of Michigan Territory and Matallowed sball be paid out of any money in the Treasury,
tin Baum and others. not otherwise appropriated, on the certificate of said Court, Be it enacted," &c. That the Trustees of the University showing the amount tbus allowed.
of Michigan be, and they are 'hereby, authorized to ex Approved, May 29, 1830.
change with Martin Baum and others, the tracts of land
designated as river lots, numbered one and two, in the AN ACT for the relief of John Glass.
United States' reserve of twelve miles square, on the Mi. Be it enacted, &c. That, whenever John Glass, of Law- ami of Lake Erie, heretofore purchased from the United rence county, Alabama, shall produce to the Register and States, and wbich, having been relinquished by the said Receiver of Public Moneys in the Land Office at Hunts. Martin Baum, under the provisions of the act of the seville, in said State, satisfactory evidence that he is equita- cond of March, one thousand eight hundred and twentybly entitled to the Northeast quarter of section four, in one, for the relief of the purchasers of the publie lands, township five, of range soven, West, in the district of were afterwards selected by the Secretary of the Treasuland sold at Huntsville, and shall pay to the said Receiver ry, for the said University, under the provisions of the act of Public Moneys, the balance of the purchase money due of the twentieth of May, one thousand eight hundred and on said quarter section, without interest, and deductiog twenty-six, entitled An act concerning a seminary of therefrom thirty-seven and a half per centum, the said learning in the Territory of Michigan," for such other John Glass shall be entitled to receive a patent for the said lands as may be agreed upon by them: and the President quarter section: Provided, said Glass shall make said of the United States, upon being advised by the said Trusproof, and pay said balance, with the deduction aforesaid, tees that such exchange has been made, is hereby auon or before the first day of January next; and that the thorized and required to issue patents in such manner as patent hereby directed to be issued sball only operate as may be necessary to carry this act into full effect. a relinquishment from the United States, as far as regards Approved, January 13, 1830. the moiety which might bave been claimed by Alexander McQuie:
AN ACT to extend the time for locating certain dodaSec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said John
tions in Arkansas. Glass may, under the couditions and restrictions contained Be it enacted, &c. That so much of an act of Congress, in the foregoing section, in bis election, avail bimself of the approved twenty-fourth of May, eighteen hundred and provisions of " An act for the relief of purchasers of public twenty-eight, entitled " An act to aid the State of Ohio in land, and for the suppression of fraudulent practices at the extending the Miami Canal from Dayton to Lake Erie, public sales of the lands of the United States," passed at and to grant a quantity of land to said State to aid in the the present session of Congress,
construction of Canals, authorized by law, and for making Approved, May 29, 1830.
donations of land to certaio persons in Arkansas Terri
ry,” and, also, 80 much of an act approved sixth January, \ pay to Joel Byington, out of any money in the Treasury, eighteeen Lundred and twenty-nine, entitled, “ An act re- Dot otherwise appropriated, the sum of two hundred and stricting the location of certain land claims, in the Terri- eighty-two dollars and sixteen cents, in full for the damtory of Arkansas, and for other purposes," as limits the age done to the house and barn of the said Byington, time of locating those donatione, be, and the same is here. while in the military service of the United States, during by continued in force, for the further term of one year, the late war. from the twenty-fourth day of May next: Provided, that Approved, January 30, 1830. no locations shall be made within the further time allowed by this act, which shall not include the actual settlement AN ACT for the relief of Nathaniel B. Wood. made by the claimant prior to the twenty-fourth day of Be it enacted, &c. That the proper accountiog officers of May next.
the Treasury liquidate the claims of Nathaniel B. Wood, Approved, January 13, 1830.
and allow him the pay and emoluments of a Deputy Quar.
termaster General, from the fifteenth of November, one AN ACT for the relief of Elijah Carr. Be it enacted, &c. That Elijah Carr, assignee of Elisha one thousand eight bundred and fifteen, both days inclusive,
thousand eigbt hundred and fourteen, to the tenth of May, Carr, be, and he is bereby, authorized to relinquish to the for his services as Special Commissary, rendered to a deUnited States, in such manner and form as the Commis- tachment of Kentucky militia, in the service of the United sioner of the General Land Office may prescribe, the South States, for the period" aforesaid, deducting therefrom such east quarter of section thirty-four, in townsbip three North of range two East , in the district of lands offered for sale pay and forage as be may have received : Provided, that
Do allowance for forage shall be made after the eleventh of by the United States at Jeffersonville,
March, one thousand eight bundred and fifteen, unless the Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said Elijah said Wood proves that he had a horse in service subsequent Carr be authorized to enter at the office of the Register of to that period, and sustained by bim. the Land Office at Jeffersonville aforesaid, the Northeast
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the balance so quarter of section three, in township two North, of range found due, sball be paid out of any money in the Treasury, two East; and to receive from the United States a patent not otherwise appropriated. for the same: Provided, The said quarter section of land
Approved, January 30, 1830. last described, shall remain unsold, and that the said Elijah Carr sball make the relinquishment and entry afore AN ACT for the relief of Theophilus Cooksey. said, prior to the fourth day of July next.
Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury Approved, January 13, 1830.
pay to Theophilus Cooksey, out of any money in the TreaAN ACT making appropriations for certain arrearages in sury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of sixty dollars,
the Naval service for the year one thousand eight hun the value of a horse that died in the military service of the dred and twenty-nine.
United States, in one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, Be it enacted, &c. That the following sums be, and they
for want of forage. are hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any unappro
Approved, January 30, 1830. priated money in the Treasury, for certain arrearages in the Naval service, for the year one thousand eight bundred and AN ACT to grant pre-emption rights to settlers on the twenty-nine, viz;
Public Lands. For pay and subsistence of officers, and pay of scamen, Be it enacted, &c. That every settler or occupant of other than those at Navy Yards, sbore stations, and in or the Public Lands, prior to the passage of this act, who is dinary, one hundred and thirty-six thousand nine hundred now in possession, and cultivated any part thereof in the and twenty-two dollars apd sixty-one cents,
year one thousand eight bundred and twenty-nine, sball For repair of vessels in ordinary, and for wear and tear be, and he is hereby, authorized to enter, with the Reof vessels in commission, eighty-two thousand eight hun- gister of the Land Office, for the District in which such dred and forty dollars and eighty-eight cents.
lauds may lie, by legal subdivisions, any number of acres, For contingent expenses in the Naval service, thirty not more than one hundred and sixty or a quarter sec thousand three hundred and ninety-one dollars and sixty- tion, to include bis improvement, upon paying to the nipe cents,
United States the theo minimum price of said land: For pay of Superintendents, Naval Constructor, and all Provided, however, That no entry, or sale of any land the civil establishment at the Yards and Stations, three shall be made, under the provisions of this act, which hundred and ninety-two dollars and seven cents.
shall have been reserved for the use of the United States, For Medicines, Surgical Instruments, and Hospital or either of the several States, in which any of the public Stores, two thousand two hundred and six dollars and fifty lands may be situated. cents.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That if two or more For pay and subsistence of the Marine Corps, sixteen persons be settled upon the same quarter section, the · thousand seven hundred and fifty-seven dollars and ten same may be divided between the two first actual settlers, cents.
if, by u North and South, or East and West line, the setApproved, January 30, 1830.
tlement or improvement of each can be included in a half
quarter section; and in such case the said settlers sball AN ACT for the relief of Lewis Schrack. each be entitled to a pre-emption of eighty acres of land Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury elsewhere in said land district, so as not to interfere with pay to Lewis Schrack, out of any money in the Treasury, other settlers having a right of preference. uot otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred and Sec. 3. And be it further enacted. That prior to any five dollars, the value of four bundred and twenty rifle entries being made under the privileges given by this stocks, delivered by the said Lewis to the Military Store- act, proof of settlement or improvement shall be made to keeper at Philadelphia, under a contract with the United the satisfaction of the Register and Receiver of the land States.
district in' which such lands may lie, agreeably to the Hi Approved, January 30, 1830.
rules to be prescribed by the Commissioners of the Ge
Deral Land Office for that purpose, which Register and AN ACT for the relief of Joel Byington. Receiver shall each be entitled to receive fifty cents for Be it enacted, do. That the Secretary of the Treasury his services therein. And that all assignments and trane
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Laws of the United States. fers of the right of pre-emption given by this act, prior to subscribed to the loan of the United States, proposed by, the issuance of patents, shall be null and void.
an act, entitled “ An act, making provision for the debt of Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That this act shall the United States," passed August fourth, one thousand not delay the sale of any of the public lands of the Unit- seven hundred and ninety, and such subscription had been ed States, beyond the time which has been, or may be, made on the thirty-first day of December, one thousand appointed, for that purpose, by the President's Proclama- seven hundred and ninety ; and pay to him such sums so tion; nor sball any of the provisions of this act be avail. credited, together with the amount of principal which able to any person or persons, who shall fail to make the would have been paid, or now remain duē, under the pro. proof and payment required before the day appointed visions of said act; and that the same be paid out of for the commencement of the sales of lands, including any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriatthe tract or tracts, on which the right of pre-emption is ed. claimed; nor sball the right of pre-emption, contemplated Approved : May 29, 1830. by this act, extend to any land, wbich is reserved from Bale, by act of Cougress, or by order of the President, or
AN ACT for the relief of Lewis Rouse. which may bave been appropriated, for any purpose what
Be it enacted, &c. That the Third Auditor of the Trea. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That this act shall sury Department is hereby authorized to settle and adjust be and remain in force, for one year from and after its the claim of Lewis Rouse, on just and equitable principles,
for two hundred and sixty-five gallops of whiskey, furnishpassage. Approved : May 29, 1830.
ed for the use of the garrison at Fort Crawford, Prairie
du Chien, the twenty-third day of April, in the year one AN ACT for the relief of Elizabeth Williams.
thousand eight bundred and eighteen, in consequence of Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury the rations to the troops at that post.
the failure of the contractor to furnish the liquor part of
The sum found pay, out of any money, not otherwise appropriated, to Elizabeth Williams, widow of the late Thomas Williams, justly due bim by the Third Auditor, under this act, shall of the District of Columbia, the sum of two hundred and be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise eighty-five dollars, the value of the labor performed by said appropriated. Thomas Williams, on the wall around the jail of the county
Approved : May 30, 1880. of Washington, in said District, Approved: May 29, 1890.
AN ACT to repeal the tonnage duties upon ships and
vessels of the United States, and upon certain foreign AN ACT for the relief of Jasper Parish.
Vessels. Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury Seo. 1. Be it enacted, &c. That, from and after the pay to Jasper Parish, out of any money, not otherwise first day of April next, no duties upon the toppage of appropriated, the sum of four hundred and twenty-seven the ships and vessels of the United States, of which the dollars and fifty cents, the value of his; fences necessarily officers and two-thirds of the crew shall be citizens of the taken and consumed by the troops of the United States, United States, shall be levied or collected : and all acts pear to, or at the mouth of Conjockety Creek, in the State and parts of acts imposing duties upon the toppage of ships of New York, under the command of Brigadier General and vessels of the United States officered and manned as Smyth.
aforesaid, so far as the same relate to the imposition of Approved : May 29, 1830.
such duties, shall, from and after the first day of April
next, be repealed. AN ACT to revive and continue in force “ Ad act fixing Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That, from and after the
the compensations of the Secretary of the Senate and said first day of April next, all acts and parts of acts imClerk of the House of Representatives, of the Clerks posing duties upon the tonnage of the ships and vessels of employed in their offices, and of the Librarian." any foreign pation, so far as the same relates to the impo
Be it enacted, &c. That the act passed the eighteenth sition of such duties, shall be repealed : Provided, That the day of April, one thousand eight hundred aud eighteen, en- President of the United States shall be satisfied that the titled “ An act fixing the compensation of the Secretary of discriminating or countervailing duties of such foreign nathe Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives, tion, so far as they operate to the disadvantage of the Unitof the clerks employed in their offices, and of the Lied States, have been abolished. brarian," be, and the same is hereby revived and continued Approved : May 31, 1830. in force. Approved : May 29, 1830.
AN ACT to authorize the President of the United States
to cause the present site of the National Mint to be sold, AN ACT for the relief of Benjamin Wells. and make an appropriation for completing the new Be it enacted, &c. Thąt the accounting officers of the building now erecting. Treasury be, and they hereby are authorized, directed, Be it enacted, &c. That the President of the United and required to settle the accounts of Benjamin Wells, States be authorized, and he is bereby authorized, to cause as Deputy Commissary of Issues at the magazine at to be sold, at such time, and on such terms, as he may Monster Mills, in Pennsylvania, under John Irvine, De- deem most conducive to the public interest, the site now puty Commissnry General of the army of the United occupied by the Mint establishment, in Philadelphia, with States it said State, in the Revolutionary war, and as a the buildings and improvements thereon, and also to cause Deputy Foragemaster, under David Duncan, Deputy the proceeds of the said sale to be paid into the Treasury Quartermaster at the same magazine of the army afore of the United States. said, in said war; and that they credit to him the sum of Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, &c. That the sum of five hundred and seventy-five dollars and four cents, as fifty thousand dollars be, and is bereby, appropriated, out payable February ninth, one thousand seven hundred of any money in the Treasury dot otherwise appropriated, and seventy-nine, and three hundred and twenty-six dol- to be applied to the completion of the Mint establishment Inrs and sixty-seven cepts, payable July twentieth, one at the new location, and for furnishing the same with thousand seven hundred and eighty, in the same manner, the requisite machinery for conducting the operations and with such interést, as if those sums, with their inte- thereof. rest from the times respectively as aforesaid bad boen Approred: May 31, 1830.