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CHAP. 212.-AN ACT for the relief of John King.

[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 to John To be paid 9900 King, or his legal representatives, the sum of nine hundred dol- for a house burn lars, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri- ing the late war. ated, the same being for a dwelling-house which was burnt by the British, in Richmond county, Virginia, during the late war.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

CHAP. 213.-AN ACT for the relief of Phillis Tatton.

(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 is hereby authorized and to be placed on required to place Phillis Tation, of Lebanon, in the county of the revolutionary New London, State of Connecticut, widow of Cuff Wells, on the roll of revolutionary pensioners of the United States, and allow to her a pension for two years' military service of her said husband, to be paid to her agreeably to the act of the seventh of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, allowing pensions to certain widows; to be paid as other pensions are paid.

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Approved, August 26th, 1842.

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CHAP. 214.-AN ACT for the relief of Mary Rand.

ved.

[Seo. 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 is hereby directed to

Pension of $80, place the name of Mary Rand, widow of Walter Rand of North for five years, al Carolina, on the revolutionary pension roll, and pay her a pension, at the rate of eighty dollars per annum, for five years; to commence on the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

CHAP. 215.-AN ACT for the relief of James Tongue, John Scrivener, and

the legal representatives of William Hodson, deceased.

[Seo. 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 here to be paid for by is, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the ed by the Britiób Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to James Tongue the in 1814. sum of eighteen hundred and thirty-seven dollars and seventyeight cents; and to John Scrivener the sum of three thousand eight hundred and forty dollars; and to the legal representa

tives-of William Hodson, deceased, the sum of three thousand
nine hundred and sixty-eight dollars and thirty nine cents; the
same being for their buildings, valued at the sums, aforesaid,
which were occupied by a detachment of militia, and in conse-
quence thereof destroyed by the British, about the month of
October, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen.

Approved, August 26th, 1842

CHAP. 216.-AN ACT for the relief of David Freelove.

per annum allow. ed.

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

presentatives of the United States of America ini Congress Pension o $80 assembled, That the Secretary of War be hereby authorized

and required to place the name of David Freelove on the pen..
sion roll, under the act of June, eighteen hundred and thirty
two, and that he cause him to be paid the sum of eighty dolus
lars per annum during his natural life.

Approved, August 26th, 184219

CHAP. 217.-AN ACT for the relief of John Flood.

per month allow. od.

[SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

presentatives of the United States of America in Congress Pension of $4 assembled, That the Secretary of War be directed to place the

name of John Flood upon the list of invalid pensioners, at the rate of four dollars per month, commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and forty, and pay bim out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

CHAP. 218-AN ACT for the relief of Elizabeth Colfaxi, c.

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

presentatives of the United States of America in Congress Name to be assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, placed on the pen- authorized and required to place the name of Elizabeth Colfax

on the pension roll, for the services of her late husband, Jóna than Colfax, as a sergeant for two years eleven months and eleven days, during the revolutionary war, under the act of July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

CHAP. 219.-AN ACT for the relief of Randolph Carter.

per month allow.

[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, Pension of $8 authorized and directed to plače the name of Randolph Carter, ed. of the State of Tennessee, on the roll of invalid pensioners; who shall be entitled to, and receive a pension, at the rate of eight. dollars a month, from the first day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, August 26th; 1842,

CHAP, 220.-AN ACT for the relief of Jacob Jackson.

[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, Pension of $5 directed to place the name of Jacob Jackson, of the State of per month allowNew York, upon the roll of invalid pensioners, as a pensioner at the rate of five dollars per month; the pension to commence on the thirtieth day of March, eighteen hundred and forty, and to continue during his natural life.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

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CHAP. 221.-AN ACT for the relief of Dorothy Bowman.

[See. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress asseinbled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, To be paid * direeted to pay to Dorothy Bowman, of Marshall county, Virement there for ginia, out of any money not otherwise appropriated; at the rate band was stricken of eight dollars per month, from the time her late husband, og to the time of Samuel Bowman, a reyolutionary soldier, was stricken from the pension'rol), in eighteen hundred and thirty-four, to the twen tieth day of February, A. D. eighteen hundred and forty, the time of his death.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

CHAP. 222.-AN ACT for the relief of Joseph Parker.

[8ec. 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 hereby is, Pension of se directed to place the name of Joseph Parker, of Windsor, in paranpum alloma the State of Vermont, on the list of revolutionary pensioners of the United States, and to pay him the sum of sixty dollars per

annum from the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and
thirty-one, during his natural life.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

CHAP. 223.-AN ACT for the relief of Nathan Smith and others.

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Bounty to

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

be assembled, That the collector of customs for the district of New paid in the case London, in the State of Connecticut, be directed to pay to Na.

James than Smith, and the owners, officers, and crew, of the fishing Monroe.

schooner James Monroe, of seventy-seven and thirteen ninetyfifths tons burden, which sailed from Stonington, in said district, during the season of eighteen hundred and thirty-four, on a fishing voyage to the straits of Belle Isle, and was absent and employed therein at sea for the term of three and a half months, the bounty she is entitled to receive for having been employed three and a half months in the cod fisheries, and using foreign salt on which the duties had been paid, agreeably to the act of July twenty-nine, eighteen hundred and thirteen.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

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CHAP. 224.-AN ACT for the relief of Samuel R. Slaymaker. [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

presentatives of the United States of America in Congress To be paid for assembled, That the Postmaster General be, and he is hereby, sarrying the mail. directed to settle with and pay to Samuel R. Slaymaker, of

Pennsylvania, for carrying the Baltimore and Philadelphia
mail from Lancaster to Philadelphia, during the winters of
eighteen hundred and thirty-three and thirty-four, and eighteen
hundred and thirty-four and thirty-five, at the same rate that
he was paid for carrying the same mail from York to Philadel-
phia, during the winters of eighteen hundred and thirty-one and
thirty-two, and eighteen hundred and thirty-two and thirty-
three.

Approved, August 26th, 1842.

CHAP. 225.-AN ACT for the relief of William Willis, of Monroe county,

Virginia.

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

presentatives of the United States of America in Congress To be paid $38 assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, di01 per , in

'the rected to pay to William Willis, in addition to what he already pension he roady receives.

al-receives as a revolutionay pensioner, the sum of thirty-eight

dollars and one cent per annum, during his natural life, to com

addition

to

mence on the fourth day of March, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and thirty-one.

Approved, August 29th, 1842.

CHAP. 226.-AN ACT to authorize the inhabitants of township eight north,

range thirty-two west, in the State of Arkansas, to enter a section of land in lieu of the sixteenth section in said township, upon condition that the same is surrendered to the United States for military purposes.

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sections, on any lands subject to

[Sec. 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the inhabitants of township eight north, range enter it in quarter thirty-two west, in the State of Arkansas, be, and they are here in by, authorized to enter one section of land in quarter sections, entry in the Pay. of any lands that may be subject to entry in the Fayetteville land district; which lands, so entered, shall be held by the inhabitants of said township upon the same conditions, and for the same purposes, as they now hold the sixteenth section in said township, upon the condition that the inhabitants of said township, under the authority of the State of Arkansas, shall relinquish to the United States the sixteenth section in township eight north, range thirty-two west, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe: Provided, The Presi. Proviso: President of the United States shall deem it expedient to obtain said pediènt to obtain section sixteen in township eight, range thirty-two, to be used for military purposes.

Approved, August 29th, 1842.

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CHAP. 227.-AN ACT to make an appropriation for certain expenses in the

erection of a penitentiary in the Territory of Iowa.

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

Appropriation of assembled, That the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, or so much $15,000 for work thereof as may be necessary be, and the same is hereby, granted was furnished. and appropriated, out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury, to pay for work heretofore actually done and materials furnished in the construction of a penitentiary in the Territory . of Iowa; but no further work or materials are hereby authorized to be done or furnished for the completion of said penitentiary, be done on the on the faith of future appropriations by Congress, but the same fa

propriations by are expressly prohibited.

Congress.
Approved, August 29th, 1842.

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