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September 18, 1888.

Harriet Welch.
Pension.

CHAP. 1017.-An act granting a pension to Harriet Welch.

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 Harriet Welch, widow of Cyraneous Welch, late a private in Company C, Thirty-eighth Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws.

Received by the President September 1, 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.]

September 14, 1888.

Jacob Pitner.
Pension.

CHAP. 1019.-An act granting a pension to Jacob Pitner.

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-rolls the name of Jacob Pitner, late private in Company K, One hundred and ninety-second Regiment of Ohio Volunteers, subject to the limitations and restrictions of the pension laws.

Approved, September 14, 1888.

Pension.

September 14, 1888. CHAP. 1020.-An act granting a pension to Carl M. Schwantes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Carl M. Schwantes. 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 Carl M. Schwantes, late private Company K, Fifty-third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry.

Approved, September 14, 1888.

September 14, 1888

Sarah J. Martin.
Pension.

CHAP. 1021.-An act granting a pension to Mrs. Sarah J. Martin.

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 Mrs. Sarah J. Martin, widow of Samuel Martin, deceased, late of Company H, of the Sixty-fourth Regiment Illinois Volunteers, who was pensioned under certificate numbered forty-three thousand nine hundred and six.

Approved, September 14, 1888.

September 14, 1888.

Mathew 0. Regan,
Pension increased.

CHAP. 1022.-An act for the relief of Mathew O. Regan. - 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 is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Mathew 0. Regan, late of Company E, Third United States Artillery, now

on pension-roll for loss of his right arm at elbow-joint, the amount allowed for loss of arm at or above elbow where artificial limb can not be worn, according to provisions of act increasing pensions ap- Vol. 24. p. 220. proved August fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, instead of the rate he has been receiving.

Approved, September 14, 1888.

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Corwin.

CHAP. 1023.-An act for the relief of the First National Bank of Portland, September 14, 1898. Oregon, for money advanced the Oregon Iron Works, the contractor in building the United States revenue-cutter Thomas Corwin, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary First Nat'onal Bank. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay of paymentsFor to the First National Bank of Portland, Oregon, the sum of eight moneys advanced to

Oregon 'Iron Works thousand two hundred and forty-nine dollars and twenty-three cents, on account of buildout of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for me moneys advanced by said bank to the Oregon Iron Works, the contractor with the United States for the construction of the United States revenue-cutter called Thomas Corwin, built at Albina, Oregon, during the years eighteen hundred and seventy-five and eighteen hundred and seventy-six, upon the security of the hypothecation of the payments to be made by the United States to said contractor and used in the construction of said revenue-cutter, and which sum has not been paid to said bank. . SEC. 2. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, Payment to mechan.

:ics and others on acauthorized and directed to pay to R. G. Combs, ship-carpenter, of count of building rev. Portland, Oregon, the sum of ninety-three dollars; to A. Thompson, es

enue-cutter Thomas ship-carpenter, of Portland Oregon, the sum of one hundred and thirty-four dollars and thirty-seven cents; to William I. Henry, of same place, the sum of one hundred and twenty-seven dollars; to Thomas Homes, of same place, ship-carpenter, the sum of eighty-four dollars and seventy-five cents; to Rhys Gwynn, of same place, nightwatchman, the sum of one hundred and twenty-seven dollars and fifty cents; to R. H. Holmes, of same place, ship-carpenter, the sum of fifty-three dollars; to Thomas Bulger, of same place, ship-carpenter, the sum of one hundred and seventeen dollars and fifty cents; to Edward Magee, of same place, ship-carpenter, the sum of one hundred and șix dollars and seventy-five cents; to Edward Cashen, the sum of seventy-seven dollars and fifty cents; to John Smith, of same place, ship-carpenter, the sum of one hundred and fifty-eight dollars; to Ezra Brentnall, ship-carpenter, of same place, the sum of sixty dollars; to Ola Hansen, ship-carpenter, of same place, the sum of thirtyone dollars and fifty cents; to Reuben Crawford, ship carpenter, of same place, the sum of forty-five dollars; to John Thomas, shipcarpenter, of same place, the sum of forty-eight dollars and fifty cents; to B. A. Rickdol, ship-carpenter, of same place, the sum of one hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents; to Goldsmith and Loewenberg, of same place, hardware merchants, the sum of eight hundred and eighty-nine dollars and seventeen cents, for materials furnished; to Hodge, Snell and Company, of same place, drugẦ2ņēmēģ2ÂòÂòÂâū2m2ti2mēģētiņ22ti2/222/2/2/2\\2\–2Ò2§§2§2Ỉ►/22–2ūti sixty-two cents, for paints and oils; to Northup and Thompson, of same place, hardware-merchants, the sum of three hundred and eighty-one dollars, for iron; to Coffin and Hendry of San Francisco, the sum of fifteen hundred and seventy-five dollars for furnishing sails and rigging, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated; the several sums set opposite each of the foregoing names being the value of labor and materials furnished in the building of the United States revenue-cutter, called Thomas Corwin, built at

Albina, Oregon, during the years eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and for which labor and materials no sum whatever has ever been paid.

Approved, September 14, 1888.

September 14, 1888.

William Thields.
Pension,

CHAP. 1024.–An act to grant a pension to William Thields.

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 is authorized, and hereby directed, to place on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of William Thields, late a private of Company H, Eighth Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry.

Approved, September 14, 1888.

Political disabilities removed.

September 14, 1888. CHAP. 1025.-An act to remove the political disabilities of William L. Bradford.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Wiliam L. Bradford. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the political

* disabilities of William L. Bradford, late an officer in the Navy of the United States, arising under the fourteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States be, and the same are hereby, removed.

Approved, September 14, 1888.

September 22. 1888. CHAP. 1029.-An act for the relief of the Roman Catholic Church of Saint Peter

and Saint Paul at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of 'he Saint Peter and Saint United States of America in Congress'assembled, That the Secretary Paul Roman Catholic of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and required, out Church, Chattanooga, Tenn.

of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay to Payment to Rex: the Reverend Joseph Rademacher, Roman Catholic Bishop of Nashfor damages to: * ville, or his successors in office, in trust for the use and benefit of the

Roman Catholic Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul at Chattanooga, Tenne «see, the sum of eighteen thousand seven hundred and twenty-nine dollars and nine cents, in full for all the damages claimed by said last-named church, or any person heretofore or hereafter claiming or to claim to represent said church, for stone and all other building materials taken and used during the war of eighteen hundred and sixty-one to eighteen hundred and sixty-five, by and under the military authority of the United States. And the acceptance of such sum by said bishop shall be a bar to any claim for any and all such property taken, or damages.

Approved, September 22, 1888.

September 22, 1888.

A C Bradford.
Payment to.

CHAP. 1030.-An act for the relief of A. C. Bradford.

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 nay A. C. Bradford, late a judge of the thirteenth judicial district in the State of California, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty-five cents, which sum was assessed as the income tax, and was collected from and paid by him to the Government of the United

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States, upon his salary as such district judge, for the years eighteen
hundred and sixty-eight and eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, such
tax having been declared illegal and unconstitutional by the Supreme
court of the United States. To
Approved, September 22, 1888.

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CHAP. 1031.-An act for the relief of Joseph R. White

September 22, 1888. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Joseph R. White. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

Pay and allowances to Joseph R. White, out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, the sum of two hundred and ninety-nine dollars and twenty-three cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to settle his claim for pay and allowances while serving in the United States Army as a private in Company K, One hundredth Pennsylvania Volunteers.

Approved, September 22, 1888.

CHAP. 1032.-An act for the relief of the Baptist Female College of Lexington, September 22, 1888. Missouri.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Baptist Female Col. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay len

lege, Lexington, Mo.

Payment to. to the Baptist Female College, of Lexington, Missouri, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three thousand one hundred and sixty- even dollars and sixty-seven cents, compensation for rent of the college building while used by the United States Army for four years from eighteen hundred and sixty-one : Provided, That the said sum. be accepted in full payment of all claims Proviso...

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Approved, September 22, 1888.

Pension increased.

CHAP. 1033.-An act to increase the pension of Annie Gibson Yates.

September 22, 1888.

S09AE Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Annie Gibson Yates, of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to in F crease the pension of twenty dollars now received by Mrs Annie Gibson Yates, widow of Captain George W. Yates, to thirty-five dollars per month, to take effect from and after the passage of this act.

Approved, September 22, 1888.

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CHAP. 1034.-An act for pension for Eliza N. Aiken.

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, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Eliza N. Āiken, late nurse of Sixth Regiment of Illinois Cavalry Volunteers, and pay her a pension of twentyfive dollars per month.

Approved, September 22, 1888.

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September 22, 1888.

CHAP. 1035.--An act to refund to Doctor F. O. Saint Clair ninety-seven dollars and eighty cents, duties on a monument to the memory of Francis J. Townshend, late of the United States Navy..

F 0. Saint Clair.
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 refund to Doctor F. O. Saint Clair the sum of ninety-seven dollars and eighty cents, the same being the amount of money paid by him November twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty, for duties and charges on certain cases containing a monument to the memory of Francis J. Townshend, late an apothecary in the United States Navy, and who died on board the United States steamer Enterprise, while in the discharge of his duty, on the Mediterranean station; the said monument having been purchased by contributions from the officers and crew of the said steamer, the ship mates of said de ceased.

Approved, September 22, 1888.

September 24, 1888. CHAP. 1036.-An act for the relief of Charles L. Bradwell.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Charles L. Bradwell. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the SecrePayment to.

tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Charles L. Bradwell, late of the county of Chatham and State of Georgia, and now a resident of the county of Bartow, in said State, the sum of one thousand five hundred and thirty-two dollars, the value of cotton belonging to said Bradwell and delivered by him to the Federal authorities in the winter of eighteen hundred and sixty-four and eighteen hundred and sixty-five, under orders issued by General W. T. Sherman; and the amount of money necessary to pay said claim is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treas. ury not otherwise appropriated, said sum to be in full settlement and payment of said claim.

Approved, September 24, 1888.

September 20, 1888. CHAP. 1042.-An act for the relief of Patrick H. Winston, junior.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Patrick H. Winston, United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary jr. Payment to

of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Patrick H. Winston, junior, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars, for legal services rendered by him in the defense of Tom Hill, a captain of the Indian police of the Nez Percé Agency, Idaho Territory, charged with the killing of the Indian Nine Pipes, said serFices having been rendered by the request of Mr. Charles Monteith, United States agent at the Nez Percé Reservation, and of honorable Norman Buck, judge of the first judicial district of Idaho Territory.

Approved, September 26, 1888.

September 26, 1888. CHAP. 1043.-An act for the relief of Semon Bache and Company.

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

of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to Semon Bache of the

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