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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 United 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. 1184.] 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 House 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 be promoted he is hereby, authorized to promote the said Tomb to the grade of ensign, Navy.

ensign in the Navy.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

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.

Granted honorable 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 or payable by virtue of the passage of this Act.

Approved, December 19, 1902.

Proviso.
No pay, etc.

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

December 24, 1902. [Private, No. 3.)

James M. Chisham.
Reimbursement of.

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,

out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of seven hundred and eight dollars and ninety-nine cents to James M. Chisham, for loss sustained by him as postmaster at Atchison, Kansas, on account of the failure of the Atchison National Bank, of Átchison, Kansas, where he had the funds of the Government on deposit as postmaster.

Approved, December 24, 1902.

December 27, 1902.

[Private, No. 4.1 William Clark. Pension increased.

CHAP. 15—An Act Granting an increase of pension to William Clark.

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 William Clark, late captain Company C, Forty-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving

Approved, December 27, 1902.

December 27, 1902. [Private, No.5.]

Huldah A. Clark,
Pension.

CHAP. 16.–An Act Granting a pension to Huldah A. Clark.

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 Huldah A. Clark, widow of William L. Clark, late of Company B, First Regiment Indiana Infantry, war with Mexico, and pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

December 27, 1902. [Private, No. 6.]

James E. Bates.
Pension.

CHAP. 17.-An Act Granting a pension to James E. Bates.

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 James E. Bates, late of Company C, Thirty-eighth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

December 27, 1902.

[Private, No. 7.]

Susan J. Taylor.
Pension,

CHAP. 18.–An Act Granting a pension to Susan J. Taylor.

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 Susan J. Taylor, widow of Charles E. Taylor, late captain Company I, Fourth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cav. alry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

December 27, 1902. (Private, No. 8.]

Marvin Chandler.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 19.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Marvin Chandler.

Beit 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 Marvin Chandler, late of Company G, One hundred and forty-third Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

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CHAP. 20.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to John Ludwig.

December 27, 1902.

(Private, No. 9.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Pehin Ludwig. 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 Ludwig, late of Company A, Ninth Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

December 27, 1902.

James A. Clifton.
Pension.

CHAP. 21.-An Act Granting a pension to James A. Clifton.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Private, No. 10.) 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 James A. Clifton, late of Company F, Forty-sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, December 27, 1902. .

Mellert

CHAP. 22.-An Act To reimburse the Mellert Foundry and Machine Company December 27, 1902. for money retained by the United States for failure to complete a contract within a

(Private, No. 11.) specified time.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of two thousand and Machine com

Foundry four hundred and twenty-seven dollars and eighty-four cents be, and paper

Reimbursement of. is hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of reimbursing the Mellert Foundry and Machine Company, Limited, of Reading, Pennsylvania, for money retained as a penalty by the United States by reason of a failure to complete a contract within a specified time.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

December 27, 1902.

CHAP. 23.-An Act Granting a pension to Michael Mullin.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Private, No. 12.) States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the

Michael Mullin,
Pension.

pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Michael Mullin, late of Company C, United States Mounted Rifles, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

December 27, 1902. CHAP. 24.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Arthur P. Lovejoy. [Private, No. 13.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Arthur Pinlovejod: 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 Iaws, the name of Arthur P. Lovejoy, late of Company C, First Regiment Vermont Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

Pension.

December 27, 1902. CHAP. 25.-An Act Granting a pension to Calvin Duckworth. [Private, No. 14.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Calvin Duckworth. 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 !imitations of the pension laws, the name of Calvin Duckworth, late of Company H, Sixty-third Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry (Enrolled Militia), and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

December 27,

1902.

CXAP. 26.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Stephen Harris. (Private, No. 15.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stephen Harris. 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 Stephen Harris, late of Company I, Ninety-first
Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, and Company C, Seventh
Regiment New York Volunteer Heavy Artillery, and pay
sion at the rate of fourteen dollars per month in lieu of that he is now
receiving

Approved, December 27, 1902.

him a pen

December 27, 1902. [Private, No. 16.)

James W. Poor.
Pension iucreased.

CEAP. 27.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to James W. Poor.

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 James W. Poor, late of Company B, Third Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, December 27, 1902.

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