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CHAP. 43-AN ACT to compensate John M. Moore.

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

resentatives of the United States of America in Congress asAccounting of: sembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Treasury to allow Department be, and they are hereby, authorized and required. the time he dis to account with and allow to John M. Moore, late chief clerk charged the dus in the General Land Office, for the time he discharged the du.

the ties of commissioner of said office, the same compensation as

is allowed by law to the commissioner for those duties, to be

paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise approreceived by him priated; deducting therefroin the compensation received by as chief clerk du- said Moore, during said time, as chief clerk.

Approved February 1, 1849.

sioner or General Land Office.

ring said time to be deducted.

CHAP. 44.-AN ACT for the relief of Joseph F. Caldwell.

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

resentatives of the United States of America in Congress usTo be paid out sembled, That the Postmaster General be hereby directed to the post Moffice pay to Joseph F. Caldwell, out of any money in the treasury Dept. $1,167 for derived from the Post Office Department, and not otherwise in Virginia, over appropriated, the sum of eleven hundred and sixty-seven dol. toutes 2,080 and 1,984.

lars; being the amount due him for carrying the mail of the United States over routes nuinber two thousand and eighty, and one thousand nine hundred and eighty-four, in the State of Virginia, for one year preceding the thirty-first day of De: cember, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, under written contracts with the Postmaster General.

Approved February 1, 1849.

CHAP. 45.-AN ACT for the relief of the owners of the Spanish brig Res

taurador.

funded.

(Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stales of America in Congress as

dis- sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is criminating du hereby, directed to refund to William Howell and Son, in bethem to be re. half of the owners of the Spanish brig Restaurador, ont of any

money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the discriminating duty charged by the collector of the port of Baltimore,

in January, eighteen hundred and forty, on fifteert hundred Proviso. barrels of flour shipped to the Havana by that vessel: Provided,

It shall be proved to his satisfaction that the said four was actually landed at the port of Montevideo.

Approvod February 1, 1849.

CHAP. 46. AN ACT for the relief of Thomas Douglas, late United States

attorney for East Florida.

His

accounts

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep. resentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the accounting officers of the treasury be au

to be audited and 'thorized and required to audit and settle the accounts of settled. Thomas Douglas, late attorney of the United States for East Florida, for his services in defending, by direction of the President of the United States, sundry suits founded upon claims to lands in his district, and to allow him just and reasonable compensation for his said services, according to allowances beretofore made for similar services in similar cases; and that the Sec

Amount found

due to be paid retary of the Treasury be authorized to pay said Thomas him. Douglas any balance due him on such account, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved February 1, 1849.

CHAP. 47.-AN ACT for the relief of Timothy Cavan.

allowed

him

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembleu, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby di- A pension of

eight dollars per rected, to place the name of Timothy Cavan, of Monroe month county, State of Ohio, on the list of invalid pensioners; and that the said Cavan receive a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month, from the twenty-third day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-four, to continue during his natural life.

Approved February 2, 1849.

CHAP. 48.-AN ACT for the relief of William Plummer, executor of Star

key Armistead, deceased.

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That no proceedings shall be taken or prosecuted by All further proor on behalf of the United States for ensorcing a judgment ren- tain

Turner & others

the district court of the U.S.

Carolina

to be

ceedings on cer

judgments dered at April term, anno domini eighteen hundred and against Thomas thirty, of the district court of the United States for the district in of Albemarle, in the district of North Carolina, in behalf of for district of N. the United States against Thomas Turner, Williain A. Turner, and William S. Ellison, for eleven hundred dollars, to be discharged on payment of four hundred and eighly dollars and eighty cents, with interest from November twentieth, eighteen hundred, and twenty-nine, and costs, or for enforcing one other judgment rendered in the said court at the same term in behalf of the United States against the said Thomas and William A. Turner for thirteen hundred dollars, to be discharged on payment of six hundred and forty-four dollars and forty cents, with

interest from January second, eighteen hundred and thirty, and all costs, or for enforcing two oiher judgınents rendered in the said court at October term, anno domini eighteen hundred and forty-eight, upon writs of scire facias brought at the instance of the United States upon the first named judgment, the principal, interest, and costs due upon the said first judgment having been paid into the office of the clerk of the said court on the fourteenth November, anno domini eighteen hundred and thirtyfive, by William Plummer, executor of Starkey Armistead;

but all further proceedings thereon shall be perpetually slayed, Distncı attor- and the district attorney of the United States for the district of said judgments North Carolina shall cause satisfaction of ihe said judgments

to be duly entered upon the record.

Approved February 2, 1849.

as satisfied.

CHAP. 49.-AN ACT for the relief of William Fuller and Charles Savage.

ment.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as$1,229 17 10 be sembled, That the sum of twelve hundred and twenty-nine paid in full satis: dollars and seventeen cents be appropriated and paid, out of Wm. Fuller with any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full the P. O. Depart- satisfaction of a contract made by William Fuller with the

Post Office Department, for transporting the mail from Decatur to Rome, in the State of Georgia, terminating the thirtieth day

of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, the same to be paid Manner in as follows: unto Charles Savage, assignee of said Fuller, the sum shall be paid sum of five hundred and forty-four dollars and forty-five cents of said sum,

and the residue to said Fuller. Approved February 10, 1849.

CHAP. 50.-AN ACT for the relief of Jeanette C. Huntington, widow and

sole executrix of William D. Cheever, deceased.

notes, &c.

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

sentatives of the United States of America in Congress as$21,231 18 19 sembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby thal amount lost is, directed to pay to Jeanette C. Huntington, widow and sole by, William. B. executrix of William D. Cheever, deceased, twenty-one thoued, on treasury sand two hundred and thirty-one dollars and eighteen cents,

out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, being the amount of his loss on treasury notes while engaged in supplying the army of the United States, under a contract with the Secretary of War, during the years eighteen hundred and fourteen and eighteen hundred and fifteen, and reported by the Secretary of the Treasury to be due.

Approved February 10, 1849.

CHAP. 51.-AN ACT for the relief of William Fuller and Orlando Saltmarsh.

under a contract
made by the P.
O.
with Reeside and

dited and settled.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Their accounts Department be, and he is hereby, directed to audit and settle carrying the mail the accounts of William Fuller and Orlando Saltmarsh, for services actually rendered by them in carrying the mail on Department routes number iwo thousand three hundred and sixty-six, and Avery to be annumber two thousand three hundred and eighty, in the State of Georgia, under a contract entered into by the department with Jaines Reeside and George W. Avery for transporting the mail over said routes from first January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, till thirty-first December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, allowing to said Fuller and Saltmarsh the full contract price for said service for the time they continued to perforin it. And the Postmaster General is hereby directed to cause to be paid to said Fuller and Salt- found justly due marsh whatsoever sum shall appear to be justly due to them deducting upon said settlement, deducting all paymenis which may have been heretofore made; and he is hereby further directed and required, to correct the accounts of the late James Reeside at the departmeni, by striking from ihem all credits which may corrected. heretofore have been given him for the services above mentioned.

Approved February 10, 1849.

The

amount

payments heretofore made.

Accounts Reeside to

of be

CHAP. 52.-AN ACT niaking appropriations for the support of the Military

Academy, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hun-! dred and fifty

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Subsistence.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropiated, for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty:

For pay of officers, instructers, cadets, and musicians, seventy-nine thousand seven hundred and sixty-four dollars;

For commutation of subsistence, five thousand six hundred and twenty-one dollars;

For forage for officers' horses, two thousand four hundred Forage. and ninety-six dollars; and all professors shall be entitled to the same amount of forage which is allowed to officers of the rank to which their rank is assimilated;

For clothing for officers' servants, four hundred and twenty Clothing. dollars;

For repairs, fuel, apparatus, forage for public horses and Incidental and oxen, stationery, printing, and other incidental and contingent penses. expenses, twenty-six thousand four hundred and sixty dollars;

ex

Board of visiters.

Library. For the increase and expenses of the library, one thousand

dollars;

For expenses of the board of visiters, one thousand and thirty

three dollars and sixty-one cents; Barracks. For barracks for cadets, forty thousand dollars; New mess hall. For new mess ball, five thousand dollars; Riding ball. For riding hall, two thousand dollars; Hospital, For hospital for enlisted men, two thousand five hundred

dollars; Quarters. For permanent quarters and barracks for engineer troops,

(sappers, miners, and pontoniers,) five diousand dollars.

Approved February 19, 1949.

Invalid Bions.

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CHAP. 53.-AN ACT making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary

and other pensions of the United States, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty.

(Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated out of any money in the treasury vot otherwise appropriated, for the payment of pensions for the year endiog the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty:

For revolutionary pensions, under the act of the eighteenth Revolutionary pensions. of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, twenty

eight thousand four hundred dollars;

For invalid pensions, under various acts, two hundred and

seventy-two thousand dollars; For widows and For pensions to widows, under the act of the second of Feborphans.

bruary, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, one hundred and thirty-two thousand dollars;

For pensions to widows and orphans, under the act of the twenty-first of July, one thousand eight hundred and forty.

eight, twenty-four ihousand dollars; Hall-pay per- For half pay pensions to widows and orphans, under the act and orphans.

of the sixteenth of March, one thousand eighi hundred and twelve, and the act of the sixteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, in addition to an unexpended balance remaining in the treasury of eleven thousand seven hundred and sixty-four dollars and fifty-seven cents, payable through

the Third Auditor's office, ten thousand dollars; Arrearages. For arrearages prior to the first of July, one thousand eight

hundred and fifteen, under the act of the first of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, in addition to ani unexpended balance remaining in the treasury of two thousand nine hundred and fourteen dollars and eighty-nine cents, payable through

the Third Auditor's office, one thousand dollars. Deputies Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That whenever any

agents for paying pen agent for paying pensions shall have a deputy or clerk, authorsions may adized by law, said deputy or clerk shall have like power to administer oaths, i

minister oalbs or affirmations as said agent may have; and all

siops to widows

or

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