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March 11, 1902. (Private, No. 173.]

Aaron C. Badger.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 213.- An Act Granting an increase of pension to Aaron C. Badger.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembleil, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Aaron C. Badger, late of Company A, Fifteenth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving

Approved, March 11, 1902.

March 11, 1902.

CHAP. 214.-- An Act For the relief of William C. Marr.

[Private, So. 174.]

William C. Marr.
Payment to.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the I'nited States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to William C. Marr, of Popham Beach, Sagadahoe County, Maine, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty-tive dollars, for his services as first assistant keeper of Seguin Island light, Maine, during the month of July, anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-six.

Approved, March 11, 1902.

March 12, 1902.

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Pension.

CHAP. 215.--An Act Granting a pension to Joshua H. Buckingham. [Private, No. 175.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
Joshua H. Bucking. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the

Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the
pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension
saws, the name of Joshua Hl. Buckingham, late of Company C, Twenty-
fifth Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at
the rate of twelve dollars

per month.
Approved, March 12, 1902.

March 15, 1902. (Private, No. 176)

Charles Hurrle.
Payment to.

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CHAP. 219.-- An Act For the relief of Charles Hurrle.

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 of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay Charles Hurrle, late of Troop E, Sixth l'nited States Cavalry, for extra duty as post interpreter at Fort Apache, Arizona, from October twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, to May fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, inclusive, at the rate of fifty cents per day, and from May fifth, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, to June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-one, inclusive, at the rate of seventy-five dollars per month.

Approved, March 15, 1902.

March 17, 1902. (Private, No. 177.]

CHAP. 220.-An Act For the relief of George K. Bowen.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United George, K. Bowenie States of America in Congress assembled, That the President be, and

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Proviso.
No pay, etc.

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Orders, Numbered One hundred and forty-seven, paragraph fifty-seven,
War Department, Adjutant-General's Office, dated March twenty-
seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, dismissing George K. Bowen,
lieutenant-colonel One hundred and eighty-eighth Regiment Pennsyl-
vania Volunteer Infantry, and to cause to be issued to him an honor-
able discharge as of date March twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and
sixty-five: Provided, That no bounty, pay, or allowance shall accrue
by virtue hereof.

Received by the President, March 5, 1902.

[NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.-The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.]

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March 18, 1902.

[Private, No. 178.) William C. Dodge. Payment to.

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CHAP. 225.–An Act For the relief of William C. Dorige.

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 hereby, directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to William C. Dodge, of Washington, District of Columbia, the sum of ten thousand dollars, for a cartridge-loading machine furnished by him to the United States upon an order from the Ordnance Department, and for the use of his invention of the same, and of the patent therefor, dated July seventeenth, eighteen bundred and sixty-six, and for his improvement in cartridges, patented July fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and for the infringement of his said patents by the United States; which said sum of ten thousand dollars shall be in full satisfaction of all claims for such use and infringements and for the relinquishment of all right to claim any further compensation for the use of the same by the United States.

Approved, March 18, 1902.

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CHAP. 226.–An Act For the relief of Louis Weber.

March 18, 1902.
(Private, No. 179.]

Louis Weber.
Payment to
Vol. 10, pp. 575, 576.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Louis Weber, of Fauquier Springs, Virginia, be, and he is hereby, declared to be entitled to the benefits of the Acts of August fourth and fifth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, as to reenlistment pay during his last service, from August twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, to July ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, in the United States Marine Corps.

Approved, March 18, 1902.

CHAP. 230.-An Act For the relief of James M. Stradling.

March 20, 1902.

(Private, No. 180.]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That James M. Stradling med ry record.com
shall be held and considered to have been mustered into the service of rected.
the United States as a second lieutenant of the First Regiment of New
Jersey Cavalry Volunteers on the sixteenth day of September, eighteen

Proviso.
No pay, etc.

herehy, authorized and directed to issue to him a certificate of discharge
as a second lieutenant of said regiment, to date from the sixteenth day
of September, eighteen hundred and sixty-four: Prorida, That no
pay, bounty, or other emoluments shall become due or payable by
virtue of the passage of this Act.

Approved, March 20, 1902.

March 20, 1902.

(Private, No. 181.)

James L. Proctor.

Military record corrected.

CHAP. 231.–An Act To correct the military record of James L. Proctor.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to grant an honorable discharge in lieu of the dishonorable discharge heretofore granted to James L. Proctor, of the county of Kings, State of New York, late a private in Company F, Ninetieth Regiment of New York Veteran Volunteers: Provided, That no pay, bounty, or other emoluments shall become due or payable by virtue of the passage of this Act.

Approved, March 20, 1902.

Proriso.
No pay, etc.

CHAP. 232.-An Act For the relief of J. V'. Davis.

March 20, 1902. [Private, No. 182.]

J. V. Davis.
Payment to.

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 hereby, authorized and directed to pay to J. V. Davis, superintendent of the Alexandria (Virginia) National Cemetery, the sum of tive hundred dollars, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to reimburse him for personal property destroyed by fire, which loss was incurred in his efforts to save the property of the United States.

Approved, March 20, 1902.

March 20, 1902.

CHAP. 233.–An Act For the relief of Hugh C. Preston.

(Private, No. 183.]

Hugh C. Preston,
Credit in accounts.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congrex® assembleil, That the accounting officers of the Treasury are hereby authorized and directed, in the settlement of the accounts of Hugh C. Preston, late first lieutenant, Thirty-tirst Infantry, United States Volunteers, to allow him credit for seven hundred and thirty-seven dollars and three cents, the same being the amount of funds of the l'nited States stolen from his tentat Zamboanga, in the island of Mindanao, Philippine Islands, on or about December thirty-first, nineteen hundred, while he was acting as commissary of subsistence, in accordance with the finding of the board of survey.

Approved, March 20, 1902.

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CHAP. 234.--An Act For the relief of Edward Kershner.

March 20, 1902 (Private, No. 184.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United Edward Kershnered States of America in Congress assembled, That the President be, and inspector in Navy on he is hereby, authorized and empowered to appoint Edward Kershner

as medical inspector in the Navy on the retired list.

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March 21, 1902.

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Sarah Bowers.
Pension.

CHAP. 238.-An Act Granting a pension to Sarah Bowers.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension Îaws, the name of Sarah Bowers, widow of Joseph R. Bowers, late captain Company F, Third Tennessee Volunteer Mounted Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, March 21, 1902.

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March 21, 1902.

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CHAP. 239.-An Act Granting a pension to Adella C. Chandler.

(Private, No. 186.)
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Adella C. Chandler.
Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the
pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension
laws, the name of Adella C. Chandler, widow of Bartley M. Chandler,
late of Captain West's company of Tennessee Volunteers, Cherokee
disturbances, and pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per
month.

Approved, March 21, 1902.

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March 21, 1902.

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CHAP. 240.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to George C. Leighton.

[Private, No. 187.)
Be it enacted by the Senate and IIouse of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Centren Cincinhtan.
Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the
pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension
laws, the name of George C. Leighton, late of Company E, First
Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, war with Mexico, and
pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars per month in lieu of
that he is now receiving.

Approved, March 21, 1902.

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March 21, 1902.

Pension .

CHAP. 241.--An Act Granting an increase of pension to Joseph W. Grant.

[Private, No. 188.]
Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatires of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Joseph W. Grant.
Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the
pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension
laws, the name of Joseph W. Grant, late of Company F, Fourteenth
Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the
rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, March 21, 1902.

March 21, 1902.
[Private, No. 189.)

CHAP. 242.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Charles Armstrong.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the
Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the
pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension

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laws, the name of Charles Armstrong, late of Company L, Third
Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension
at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month in lieu of that he is now
receiving

Approved, March 21, 1902.

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Richard A. rence.

March 21, 1902.

CHAP. 243.-An Art Granting an increase of pension to Richard A. Lawrence. [Private, No. 190.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the
Pension increased. Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the

pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension
laws, the name of Richard A. Lawrence, late of Company K, First
Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Cavalry; and pay him a pension
at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month in lieu of that he is now
receiving

Approved, March 21, 1902.

March 21, 1902.

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CHAP. 244.-An Act Granting a pension to Samuel M. Graves. [Private, No.191.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
Samuel M. Graves. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the

Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the
pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension
laws, the name of Samuel M. Graves, late of Company G. Tenth
Regiment New York Volunteer Heavy Artillery, and pay him a pen-
sion at the rate of twenty dollars per month, the same to be paid to
him under the rules of the Pension Bureau as to mode and times of
payment, without any deduction or rebate on account of former alleged
overpayments or erroneous payments of pension.

Approved, March 21, 1902.

March 21, 1902. (Private, No. 192.]

Kephart Wallace.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 245.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Kephart Wallace.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Tloure of Representatires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Kephart Wallace, late of Company M, Nineteenth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, March 21, 1902.

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March 21, 1902. [Private, No. 193.]

Eliner J. Starkey.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 246.--An Act Granting an increase of pension to Elmer J. Starkey.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Elmer J. Starkey, late of Company G, Second Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of fifty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

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