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CHAP. 177.--An act granting a pension to Mary J. Francis.

April 23, 1888. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress asseinbled, That the Secretary Mary J. Francis.

Pension. 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. Francis, widow of Eli C. Francis, late captain Company K, Fifty-fourth Regiment Ohio Infantry Volunteers.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

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CHAP. 178.-An act granting a pension to Lizzie F. Reed.

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 F. Reed, widow of Oliver H. Reed, late a private in Company A, Eighth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

Pension.

CHAP. 179.-An act to grant a pension to Squire Admire

April 23, 1888. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Squire Admire. 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 Squire Admire, late a private in the Third Regiment Iņdiana State Legion.

Approved, April 23 1888.

April 23, 1888.

Thomas J. Parker. Pension.

CHAP. 180.--An act granting a pension to Thomas J. Parker.

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 the name of Thomas J. Parker, late of Company A. Fourth Regiment Michigan Cavalry, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

April 23, 1888.

Clara M. Flanders.
Pension.

CHAP. 181.-An act granting a pension to Clara M. Flanders.

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 Clara M. Flanders, widow of Francis C. Flanders late of Company M. First Regiment Heavy Artillery Massachusetts Volunteers.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

April 23, 1888.

David Johnson.
Pension.

CHAP. 182.-An act granting a pension to David Johnson. ·

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 of the pension laws, the name of David Johnson, of Virginia, Illinois, late a member of Company C, First North Carolina Regiment of Volunteers.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

Pension,

April 23, 1888. CHAP. 183.-An act granting a pension to Elizabeth Buffington.

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

of the Interior be, and hereby is, authorized and directed to place on the pension-roll the name of Elizabeth Buffington, dependent mother of George Merrill, late of Company I. Twenty-first Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, now deceased, subject to the limitations of the general pension laws.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

Pension.

April 28, 1888 CHAP. 184.-An act granting a pension to Elizabeth J. Hascall.

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

of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to place on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Elizabeth J. Hascall, widow of Bailey Hascall, late acting assistant paymaster of the United States Navy, during the late war of the rebellion.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

April 23, 1886.

Nancy Rains.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 185.-An act to increase the pension of Nancy Rains, the oldest Revolutionary pensioner on the rolls, she being ninety-six years of age.

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 is hereby, authorized and directed to increase the pension of Nancy Rains, widow of John Rains, deceased, late a Revolutionary soldier, to thirty dollars per month, she being the oldest pensioner on the Revolutionary rolls, to wit, ninety-six years next June. She now is drawing eight dollars per month, she being poor and dependent entirely on her pension for her support and care; that the same commence from and after the passage of this act.

Approved, .April 23, 1888.

April 23, 1888.

Nancy O. Gray.
Pension.

CHAP. 186.-An act granting a pension to Nancy O. Gray.

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 Nancy O. Gray, widow of Wilson Gray, Iate of Company C, Eighteenth New Hampshire Volunteers.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

Pension.

CHAP. 187.-An act granting a pension to Leora E. Gear.

April 23, 1888. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Leora E. Gear. of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension-rolls the name of Mrs Leora E. Gear, widow of Richard Gear, late a private in Company G, Twentieth Regiment Iowa Volunteers, and pay her a pension, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

CHAP. 188.-An act for the relief of Mary E. Hawn, widow of Emanuel R. April 23, 1888 Hawn, late surgeon of the Forty-ninth Regiment Indiana Volunteers, deceased.

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

Pension, of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to place on the pensionroll the name of Mary E. Hawn, widow of Emanuel R. Hawn, late surgeon of the Forty-ninth Regiment of Indiana Volunteers, subject to the conditions and limitations of the pension laws.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

April 23, 1888

Margaret E. Graves.
Pension,

CHAP. 189.-An act granting a pension to Margaret E. Graves.

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 Margaret E. Graves, the dependent mother of Pliny A. Graves, late of Company F, Fifth New York Cavalry.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

April 23, 1888

Cynthia J. Leroy.
Pension.

CHAP. 190.-An act for the relief of Cynthia J. Leroy,

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 upon the pension-roll the name Cynthia J. Leroy, the invalid daughter of Abraham Leroy, late a private of Company B. Sixth Regiment Illinois Volunteers, and pay said daughter a pension of eighteen dollars per month for and during her natural life.

Approved, April 23, 1888.

Pension,

CHAP. 195.-An act granting a pension to Mary Martin.

April 24, 1886. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Mary Martin 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 Martin, widow of Thomas Martin, late a private in Company C, Second Massachusetts Volunteers.

Approved, April 24, 1888.

April 24, 1886.

Eliza Summers.
Pension.

CHAP. 196.-An act granting a pension to Eliza Summers.

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 hereby is, authorized and directed to place on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Eliza Summers, widow of Cornelius Summers, deceased, late a private of Company I, Seventy-first Regiment Missouri Enrolled Militia.

Approved, April 24, 1888.

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CHAP. 197.-An act granting a pension to James D. Whaley.

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 hereby is, authorized and directed to place on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of James D. Whaley, of Lawrence County, Missouri, late of Company H, Fourth Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry.

Approved, April. 24, 1888.

miller.

April 24, 1888. . CHAP. 198.-An act granting a pension to Christopher Wisemiller.

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

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 Christopher Wisemiller, late privatė Company B, Third Regiment Wisconsin Cavalry Volunteers.

Approved, April 24, 1888.

April 24, 1888.

Isaac Dulley.
Pension restored.

CHAP. 199.-An act to restore to the pension-roll the name of Isaac Dilley.

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, directed to restore to the pensionroll the name of Isaac Dilley, late of Company H, One hundred and thirtieth Indiana Infantry Volunteers.

Received by the President, April 12, 1888.

[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.]

Pension.

April 25, 1888. CHAP. 200.-An act for the relief of Mrs. Betsey Winterbottom.

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

of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place upon the pension-rolls, subject to the restrictions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Mrs. Betsey Winterbottom, widow of John Winterbottom, late of Company A, Twenty-seventh Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers.

Approved, April 25, 1888.

April 28, 1888.

CHAP. 201.-An act to grant pension to Oscar F. Carpenter, Eleventh Independent Battery of Ohio Light Artillery.

Oscar F. Carpenter.
Pension.

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 restrictions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Oscar F. Carpenter, late of the Eleventh Independent Battery of Ohio Light Artillery, for a wound of the right leg, accidentally inflicted in camp in December, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, by a pistol in the hands of a comrade.

Approved, April 25, 1888.

April 25, 1888.

Helen M. Randolph.
Pension,

CHAP. 202.-An act granting a pension to Helen M. Randolph.

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 Helen M. Randolph, widow of John S. Randolph, late of Company I, Thirty-fourth Regiment New York Volunteers, and of Company G, One hundred and eighty-ninth Regiment New York Volunteers.

Approved, April 25, 1888.

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CHAP. 205.—An act for the relief of Samuel A. B. Woodford.

April 27, 1888. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the claim of Samuel A. B. WoodSamuel A. B. Woodford, of Clark County, Kentucky, for the value of seventy-five barrels of whisky, taken from him by order of General Samuel D. Sturgis, in April, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, be referred to the Secretary of War, to find and determine whether Secretary of War to or not the United States received the benefit of said whisky, and if determine claim. he shall find that said whisky was taken for the benefit of the United States, and that said claimant was loyal to the United States during the late civil war) to determine and award to the claimant the value of the whisky so taken; and that the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay the sum so awarded, if any, to said Woodford. And that a sufficient sum be, and is hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appro- Appropriation. priated, for the payment thereof.

Approved, April 27, 1888.

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