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laws, the name of William F. Loomis, late of First and Second Batteries Vermont Volunteer Light Artillery, and pay him a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, February 4, 1903.

February 4, 1903. [Private, No. 424.)

Morton A. Leach.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 480.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Morton A. Leach.

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 Morton Å. Leach, late of Company I, First Regiment New York Veteran Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving

Approved, February 4, 1903.

February 4, 1903. [Private, No. 425.]

CHAP. 481.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to William Montgomery.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the William Montgom. Interior 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 William Montgomery, late second lieutenant Company C, Second 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, February 4, 1903.

February 5, 1903. [Private, No. 426.)

CHAP. 488.–An Act For the relief of the First Baptist Church of Cartersville, Georgia

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the First Baptistchurch, Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, out of any Payment to. moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay to the trustees or other legal representatives of said church, or their successors in office, in trust for the use and benefit of the First Baptist Church of Cartersville, Georgia, the sum of tive thousand dollars, in full for all the damages claimed by said church, or any person heretofore or hereafter claiming to represent said church, for brick and all other building materials taken and used by the Army of the United States during the late war; and the acceptance by said trustees of this sum shall be in full satisfaction of all claims of every name and nature for the said use or occupation of said church or the appropriation and use of the materials of the same, or in any manner arising or growing out of the use thereof.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

to be issued to.

Vol. 16, p. 272.
Vol. 16, p. 399.

February 5, 1903. CHAP. 489.-An Act For the relief of Elisha A. Goodwin, executor of the estate (Private, No. 427.]

of Alexander W. Goodwin.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Elisha A. Goodwin. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the tain registered bonds Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue dupli

cates to Elisha A. Goodwin, executor of the estate of Alexander W. Goodwin, late of Vanceboro, Maine, in lieu of United States four per centum registered bonds, funded' loan of nineteen hundred and seven, Acts of Congress approved July fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and January twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventyone, numbered seventy-one thousand and eleven to seventy-one thousand and eighteen, inclusive, of the denomination of one hundred dollars each, amounting to eight hundred dollars, said bonds alleged to have been lost or stolen. Also to issue to the said Elisha A. Goodwin duplicates in lieu of United States four per centum coupon bonds of the funded loan of nineteen hundred and seven, Acts of Congress approved July fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and January twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, numbered one hundred and forty-eight thousand three hundred and fifty-six and one hundred and forty-eight thousand three hundred and fifty-seven of the denomination of one thousand dollars each; fifty-six thousand nine hundred and sixty-one to fifty-six thousand nine hundred and sixtysix, inclusive, of the denomination of five hundred dollars each; sixtysix thousand six hundred and eighty-one and sixty-six thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, one hundred and sixty-eight thousand seren hundred and sixty-eight' to one hundred and sixty-eight thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, inclusive, of the denomination of one

hundred dollars, amounting to seven thousand two hundred dollars: Proviso. Indemnity bonds.

Provided, That the said Elisba A. Goodwin shall first file in the Treasury a bond in a penal sum equal to the amount of the missing registered bonds and the interest that would accrue thereon until the same shall become due or payable; and a bond in a penal sum equal to double the amount of the missing coupon bonds and the interest that would accrue thereon until the same shall become due or payable, with good and sufficient sureties to be approved by the Secretary of the Treasury, with conditions to indemnify and save harmless the United States from any claim on account of the said lost or stolen bonds.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. (Private, No. 428.]

James E. Tolfree.
Reimbursement of.

CHAP. 490.-An Act For the relief of Paymaster James E. Tolfree, United States Navy.

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 James E. Tolfree, paymaster, United States Navy, the sum of four thousand dollars, said sum to be a payment in full for all losses of both Government and personal property incurred by him by reason of the destruction by fire of the Windsor House, at Yokohama, Japan, on the morning of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. [Private, No. 429.)

CHAP. 491.-An Act Granting a pension to Susan Kennedy.

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 Kennedy.
Pension.

pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Susan Kennedy, widow of Thomas Kennedy, late of Captain Beauchamp's company, Alabama Volunteers, Creek Indian war, and pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. [Private, No. 430.]

William L. Whetsell,
Pension.

CHAP. 492.-An Act Granting a pension to William L. Whetsell.

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 L. Whetsell, late of Company H, Second Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. [Private, No. 431.]

Elizabeth Lowden.
Pension.

CHAP. 493.-An Act Granting a pension to Elizabeth Lowden.

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 Elizabeth Lowden, the former.widow of Henry A. Lowden, late of Company G, Fifty-second Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

CHAP. 494.-An Act Granting a pension to Nancy A. Killough.

February 5, 1903. [Private, No. 432.]

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 Nancy A. Killough. 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 A. Killough, widow of John H. Killough, late of Company D, Thirty-third Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. [Private, No. 433.)

Maria M. C. Smith.
Pension.

CHAP. 495.--An Act Granting a pension to Maria M. C. Smith.
· 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 Maria M. C. Smith, widow of Charles H. Smith, late
assistant surgeon, United States Army, war with Mexico, and pay her
a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.
Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. (Privatė, No. 434.)

Augustus Blount.
Pension.

CHAP. 496.-An Act Granting a pension to Augustus Blount.

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 Augustus Blount, dependent father of Alfred Blount, late of Company C, Thirty-fifth Regiment United States Colored Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. (Private, No. 435.]

Julia Lee,
Pension.

CHAP. 497.- An Act Granting a pension to Julia Lee. 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 Lee, mother of George D. Lee, late of Company B, Eleventh Regiment United States Infantry, war with Spain, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. [Private, No. 436.)

Sarah A. Waltrip.
Pension.

CHAP. 498.–An Act Granting a pension to Sarah A. Waltrip.

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 Sarah A. Waltrip, widow of James E. Waltrip, late of Company K, One hundred and twenty-third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. (Private, No. 437.) Nancy Works. Pension.

CHAP. 499.-An Act Granting a pension to Nancy Works.

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 Works, widow of Preston Works, late of Company D, Eighteenth Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1903. CHAP. 500.-An Act Granting a pension to Margaret Ann West. (Private, No. 438.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Margaret Ann West. 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

Pension.

laws, the name of Margaret Ann West, late nurse, Medical Department, United States Volunteers, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

February 5, 1909. [Private, No. 439.)

John H. Roberts,
Pension,

CHAP. 501.-An Act Granting a pension to John H. Roberts.

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 H. Roberts, late of Company B, Sixth Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, February 5, 1903.

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CHAP. 502.-An Act For the relief of William J. Smith and D. M. Wisdom. February 6, 1903.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Private, No. 110.) States of America in Congress assembled, That William J. Smith and William J. Smith D. M. Wisdom be, and they are hereby, released from all liability inci- Released fromiadent to the forfeiture and judgment upon a certain bond in the penal M. Thompson. sum of three thousand dollars with said William J. Smith and D. M. Wisdom as sureties, conditioned that R. M. Thompson appear 8 i the term of the United States circuit court for the western district oi Tennessee, begun on the fourth Monday in October, eighteen hundred and eighty-five. SEC. 2. That all the right, title, and interest which the United States

Real estate ceder acquired from said William J. Smith hy deed from the marshal of the Smith. United States for the western district of Tennessee of date February twentieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, in and to the followingdescribed real estate: All the interest of William J. Smith in lot numbered one, in block numbered seventeen, of Butler's addition to the city of Memphis, beginning on the corner of Echols and Elliott streets and running in a northerly direction along the west line of said Echols street ninety-three and one-half feet; thence east to the west line of an alley, three hundred and fifty-two and one-half feet; thence south along the west line of said alley to the north line of Calhoun street, one hundred and ninety-six feet; thence west along the north line of said Calhoun street to the west line of said Elliott street, one hundred and eighty-three feet, and thence in a northwesterly direction along the north line of said Elliott street to the beginning, two hundred and six and one-fourth feet, be, and the same is hereby, divested from the United States, and all the said right, title, and interest be, and the same is hereby, vested in the said William J. Smith.

Approved, February 6, 1903.

February 6, 1903.

CHAP. 503.–An Act For the relief of William D. Rutan.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Private, No. 111.) States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting William D. Rutan. officers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to credit the accrunt of William D. Rutan, late

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