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July 1, 1902. [Private, No. 1170.)

Anne M. Luman.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 1422.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Anne M. Luman.

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 Anne M. Luman, widow of Theodore Luman, late first lieutenant and adjutant, Second Regiment Potomac Home Brigade Maryland Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902. (Private, No. 1171.]

Mary J. Moore.
Pension.

CHAP. 1423.–An Act Granting a pension to Mary J. Moore.

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 Mary J. Moore, widow of James E. Moore, late of Troop B, Seventh Regiment United States Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars

per

month. Approved, July 1, 1902.

CHAP. 1424.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to George W. Edgington. July 1, 1902.

[Private, No. 1172.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the tonicorge W. EdgingInterior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the Pension increased. pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of George W. Edgington, late of Company H, Eighth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902. [Private, No. 1173.)

Lizzie Dunlap.
Pension.

CHAP. 1425.--An Act Granting a pension to Lizzie Dunlap.

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 Lizzie Dunlap, helpless and dependent daughter of James W. Dunlap, late of Company B, Two hundred and fourteenth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902. [Private, No. 1174.)

CHAP. 1426.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Susan B. Lynch.

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

Susan B. Lynch,
Pension increased.

laws, the name of Susan B. Lynch, widow of George Lynch, late of Captain Irby's company, First Battalion Alabama Volunteers, war with Mexico, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902.

CHAP. 1427.- An Act Granting an increase of pension to Alexander Murdock. [Private, No. 1175.] Alexander Murdock. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 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 Alexander Murdock, late of Company B, First Regiment West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of seventeen dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902.

CHAP. 1428.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Nancy J. McArthur. [Private, No. 1176.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Nancy J, McArthur. 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 Nancy J. McArthur, widow of James R. McArthur, late captain of Company G, Seventy-first Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902. [Private, No. 1177.]

John Williamson.
Pension.

CHAP. 1429.-An Act Granting a pension to John Williamson.

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 John Williamson, late of Company G, Seventh Regiment United States Infantry, war with Mexico, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902.

CHAP. 1430.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Charles A. Scott. (Private, No. 1178.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Pension increased. 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 Charles A. Scott, late of Companies M and F, Eighteenth Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty došlars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving

July 1, 1902.

Refund of erroneous special assessment,

CHAP. 1431.--An Act For the relief of Anna Eliza Isabella Von Hemert.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Private. So. 1178.

) States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commissioners of vanne Eelra the District of Columbia be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Anna Eliza Isabella Von Hemert the sum of five District of Columbia. thousand one hundred and sixty-seven dollars and five cents, in refundment of the money inadvertently paid by her for the discharge of the special assessment against the Walton W. Evans tract of land, represented by lien certificates numbered eight and thirty-eight of the series issued for the cost of improvements upon the street connecting Columbia road with Connecticut avenue extended and thence along said avenue to the District line, which certificates have been declared by the supreme court of the District of Columbia to have been illegally issued; and for that purpose there is hereby appropriated the aforesaid sum of money, one-half of which to be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and one-half from any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

Half from District revenues.

July 1, 1902.

I. I. Barber,
Selection of lands

ized.

CHAP. 1432.-An Act For the relief of I. I. Barber.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Private

, No. 1180.] States of America in Congress assembled, That I. I. Barber, who is the owner of military bounty land warrant forty-five thousand four in Mississippi authorhundred and sixty-seven, issued the twentieth day of March, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, for forty acres of land, and military bounty land warrant sixty-two thousand one hundred and four, issued the thirteenth day of April, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, for one hundred and sixty acres of land, is authorized to select two hundred acres of unreserved public lands of the United States in the State of Mississippi, in one body, or in subdivisions of not less than forty acres each, and upon such selection and the delivery of said land warrants to the Secretary of the Interior, duly certified and assigned to the bearer, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to issue patent, or patents, as the case may be, to said I. I. Barber for such land or lands,

Approved, July 1, 1902.

Sol Bear and Company:

stamps.

CHAP. 1433.-An Act For the relief of Sol Bear and Company.

July 1, 1902.

(Private, No. 1181.) 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, empowered and Refund of revenue directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred and fifty-six dollars and sixtyfour cents to said Sol Bear and Company, of Wilmington, North Carolina, upon said Sol Bear and Company first surrendering to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue the original stamps issued for said sum of money.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

CHAP. 1434.-An Act For the relief of P. A. McClain.

July 1, 1902. [Private, No. 1182.]

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

P, A, McClain.
Payment to

P. A. McClain, collector of internal revenue at Philadelphia, Pennsyl. vania, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three hundred and sixty-six dollars, the amount deposited in the Treasury of the Cnited States by said P. A. McClain in payment for adhesive revenue stamps issued to him in the months of June and July, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and not received, sold, or accounted for by him.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902.

[Private, No. 1183.]

Charles E. Sapp.
Payment to.

CHAP. 1435.-An Act For the relief of Charles E. Sapp.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse 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 Charles E. Sapp, late collector of internal revenue for the fifth district of Kentucky, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of two hundred dollars, to reimburse him for special-tax stamps for "worms manufactured," charged to him, which were never received by him.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

law.

July 1, 1902.

CHAP. 1436.-An Act To pay F. Y. Ramsay, heir at law and distributee of the [Private, No. 1181.] late Joseph Ramsay, four hundred and thirty dollars and forty-two cents, for balance

due the said Joseph Ramsay as collector of customs and superintendent of lights in the district of Plymouth, North Carolina.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Tlouse of Representatives of the United Payment to heir at States of America in Congress assembled, that the Treasurer of the

United States is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any funds in the United States Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four hundred and thirty dollars and forty-two cents to F. Y. Ramsay, heir at law and distributee of the late Joseph Ramsay, being balance due the said Joseph Ramsay, deceased, as collector of customs and superintendent of lights in the district of Plymouth, North Carolina, from March first, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, to April thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

RESOLUTION.

July 1, 1902. (No. 48.] Joint Resolution For the relief of Naval Cadet William Victor Tomb,

United States Navy. [Priv. Res., No. 1.) Preamble.

Whereas William Victor Tomb, naval cadet, United States Navy, has been found upon examination to be physically disqualified for promotion to the grade of ensign in the Navy on account of disability incurred in the line of duty: Therefore,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United William Victor States of America in Congress assembled, That the President be, and May he promoted he is hereby, authorized to promote the said Tomb to the grade of ensign, Navy.

ensign in the Navy.

PRIVATE ACTS OF THE FIFTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

OF THE

UNITED STATES, Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the city of Washington, in

the District of Columbia, on Monday, the first day of December, 1902, and was adjourned without day on Tuesday, the third day of March, 1903.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT, President; WILLIAM P. Frye, President of the Senate pro

tempore; David B. HENDERSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

December 18, 1902.

(Private, No. 1.)

Julia L. Gordon.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 6.–An Act Granting an increase of pension to Julia L. Gordon.

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 Julia L. Gordon, widow of Jonathan W. Gordon, late major, Eleventh Regiment United States Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of thirty-five dollars per month in lieu of that she is now receiving

Approved, December 18, 1902.

December 19, 1902.

CHAP. 8.-An Act To grant an honorable discharge from the military service to Charles H. Hawley.

(Private, No. 2.) 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, Charles H. Hawley. and he is hereby, authorized to review and to revoke the order dismiss- discharge. ing Charles H. Hawley from the service as a second lieutenant of the Sixteenth Regiment of Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and to issue a certificate of honorable discharge for him, to date from the twentyfifth day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and that said Hawley shall thereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States on said date: Provided, That no pay, bounty, or other emoluments shall become due to pay, etc. or payable by virtue of the passage of this Act.

Approved, December 19, 1902.

CHAP. 14.-An Act For the relief of James M. Chisham.

December 24, 1902.

[Private, No.3.]

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 reimburse,

James M. Chisham.
Reimbursement of,

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