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the name of Hampton Thompson, late a private in company G, sixtythird regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, and to pay him a pension at the rate of iwenty-five dollars per month, commencing September thirteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868. .

June 25, 1868.

Pension to George W. Locker.

CHAP. XCVI. – An Act granting a Pension to George W. Locker. 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, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of George W. Locker, late a private in company G, fifteenth regiment Iowa volunteer infantry, commencing June seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868.

Pension to Williarn McKean.

CHAP. XCVII. — An Act for the Relief of Capt. Wm. McKean. 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 the name of William McKean, late captain company I, ninety-second regiment New York volunteers, on the pension roll, and pay or cause to be paid to him the same pension allowed by the general pension laws to persons having lost the sight of both eyes in the military service of the United States; the pension awarded by this act to be paid under the restrictions and limitations imposed by the pension laws.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868.

Pension to Ann Wilson.

CHAP. XCVIII. - An Act granting a Pension to Ann Wilson. 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, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Ann Wilson, widow of Michael Wilson, late of company F, seventy-first New York volunteers, commencing December twenty, eighteen hundred and sixty-five.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868.

CHAP. XCIX. - An Act granting a Pension to Michael Mellon.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Pension to States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the InMichael Mellon. tcrior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen

sion rolls, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Michael Mellon, late of company H, sixty-second Illinois volunteers, commencing May thirteenth, eighteen hundred and sixtythree.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868.

CHAP. C. — An Act for the Relief of Thomas Crossley.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United Thomas Cross- States of America in Congress assembleil, That Thomas Crossley have ley may applyleave to make application to the commissioner of patents for the exten leiters patent.

sion of the letters-patent issued to him for improvements in machines for printing woolen and other goods for the term of fourteen years from the fifth day of April, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, said letters-patent

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bearing date the twentieth day of June in that year, in the same manner as if the petition for said extension had been filed at least ninety days before the expiration of said patent, and that the commissioner be authorized to consider and determine said application in the same manner as if it had been filed ninety days before the expiration of said patent.

APPROVED, Jane 25, 1868.

CHAP. C. - An Act granting a Pension to Susan V. Berg.

June 25, 1868. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In

Pension to Su

Ban V. Berg. terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension rolls, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Susan V. Berg, widow of Charles Berg, who was killed in the employ of the quartermaster's department, in Kansas, on or about the twelfth day of November, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, at the rate of eight dollars per month.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

Pension to Ze

CHAP. CII. — An Act granting a Pension to Zephaniah Knapp, of Luzerne County, June 25, 1868.

Pennsylvania. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Tbat the Secretary of the Interior be, and is hereby, authorized . and required to place the name of phaniah Knapp. Zephaniah Knapp on the pension roll, at the rate of eight dollars per month, to be computed from the first day of January, anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, and to continue during bis natural life.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

CHAP. CIII. – An Act granting a Pension to John Kelley.

June 25, 1868. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

Pension to States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In

John Kelley. terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension rolls, the name of John Kelley, late a private in company H, sixtyseventh regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, to date from the sixteenth day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

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CHAP. CIV. An Act to grant a Pension to Milton Anderson.

June 25, 1868. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Inte Pension to rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of Milton AnderMilton Anderson, late a private in company K, of the one hundred and tifteenth regiment Illinois infantry volunteers, on the pension roll, at the rate of fifteen dollars per month, to commence from the first day of May, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and to continue during his natural life.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

CHAP. CV. An Act granting a Pension to David Van Nordstrand.

June 25, 1868. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Sec

Pension to De etary of the Inte

vid Van Nordrior is hereby authorized and directed to place the name of David Van strand. Nordstrand, late of company II, of the one hundred and twenty-seventh

regiment of Indiana volunteer infantry, on the pension roll, at the rate of fifteen dollars per month, from and after the ninth day of October, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868.

Pension to Mrs. Ann Corcoran.

CHAP. CVI. – An Act granting a Pension to Mrs. Ann Corcoran. 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 the name of Ann Corcoran, widow of James Corcoran, late a private in company G, fifth regiment New York volunteer infantry, on the pension roll, at the rate of eight dollars per month, from the sixth day of February, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868. CHAP. CVII. – An Act granting a Pension to Michael Hennessy, of Platte County,

Missouri. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Pension to

States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the InMichael Hennessy.

terior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the name of Michael Hennessy on the list of invalid pensioners, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, commencing January first, eighteen hundred and sixty-five.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 26, 1868.

Pension to Margaret Huston.

CHAP. CVIII. - An Act to grunt a Pension to Margaret Huston. 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 authorized and directed to place the name of Margaret Huston on the roll of pensions as a widow, at the rate of seventeen dollars per month, from the date of January first, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, subject to the limitations and provisions of the pension laws.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868. CHAP. CIX. An Act granting a Pension to Cornelia K. Schmidt, Widow of Adam

Schmidt, deceased, late a Private in Company A, Thirty-Seventh Ohio Volunteers.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Uniled Pension to States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the InCornelia K.

terior be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension Schmidt

rolls the name of Cornelia K. Schmidt, widow of Adam Schmidt, deceased, a private in company A, thirty-seventh regiment of Ohio volunteers, and that she be paid a pension allowed a private during her widowhood, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, to commence on the tenth day of April, eighteen hundred and sixty-four ; and in case of her death or marriage, then the pension to be paid to the minor children of said Adam Schmidt, deceased, as may be under sixteen years of age, subject to the provisions of the general pension laws.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868.

CHAP. CX - An Act granting a Pension to Austin M. Partridge.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Pension to States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the InAustin M. Par- terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pentridge.

sion rolls, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Austin M. Partridge, late a wagoner in company F, twenty

sixth regiment of Iowa infantry, commencing March twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

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CHAP. CXI. – An Act granting a Pension to Eliza J. Rennard, Widow of William R. June 26, 1868.

Rennard, deceased, latea Private in Tenth Ohio Volunteers, of [the] War of eighteen hundred and sixty-one.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In- Pension to terior be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension Eliza J. Renrolls the name of Eliza J. Rennard, widow of William K. Rennard, deceased, a private in tenth Obio battery of volunteers of the war of eighteen hundred and sixty-one; and that she be paid a pension allowed a private, during her widowhood, subject to the provisions and liinitations of the pension laws, to commence on the first day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-five; and in case of her death or marriage, then the pension to be paid to the minor children of said William K. Rennard, deceased, as may be under sixteen years of age, subject to the provisions and limitations of the general pension laws.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

CHAP. CXII. – An Act for the Relief of Mary B. Craig.

June 25, 1868. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In

Pension to terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of Mary B. Craig. Mary B. Craig, of Marshall County, West Virginia, widow of Samuel F. Craig, on the pension roll, at the rate of eight dollars per month, to commence on the first day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, subject to the limitations and provisions of the pension laws.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

CHAP. CXIII. – An Act granting a Pension to Sarah E. Pickell.

June 25, 1868. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In

Pension to terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the Sarah E. Pickell. pension rolls, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Sarah E. Pickell, widow of John Pickell, late of the thirteenth regiment New York volunteers, at the rate of seventeen dollars per month, commencing April sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

CHAP CXIV. · An Act for the Relief of the Widow and Minor Children of Benjamin June 25, 1868.

B. Naylor, late a Pilot on the Gunboat Patapsco. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In- Pension to ferior be, and he is hereby, directed to place the names of the widow and widow and minor

children of Benminor children under sixteen years of age of Benjamin B. Naylor, late a jamin B. Naylor. pilot on the gunboat Patapsco, on the pension rolls, at the rate allowed by law to pilots in the navy, to commence on the fifteenth day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, the same to be subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, and paid out of the naval pension fund.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868.

CHAP. CXV. - An Act increasing the Pension of Susan A. Mitchell.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Pension to Su- States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Insan A. Mitchell. terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the

pension rolls, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Susan A. Mitchell, mother of Lieutenant Leander F. Alley, late of company I, twentieth Massachusetts regiment volunteer infantry, as the mother of a second lieutenant, in lieu of the pension she is now receiving

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

June 25, 1868.

Pension to Josephine K. Bugher.

CHAP. CXVI.. An Act to place the Name of Josephine K. Bugher on the Pension Rolls.

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 authorized and directed to place the name of Josephine K. Bugher, of Missouri, on the pension rolls, at the rate of twenty dollars per month, commencing on the first day of August, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, as the widow of Captain William J. Bugher, subject to the limitations and provisions of the pension laws.

APPROVED, June 25, 1868.

July 8, 1868. CHAP. CXIX. An Act for the Relief of the Widow and Children of Colonel James A.

Mulligan, deceased. Preamble. Whereas James A. Mulligan on the fifteenth of June, eighteen hun

dred and sixty-one, was mustered into the service of the United States as colonel of the twenty-third Illinois infantry, known as the “ Irish brigade,” marched to the front in July, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and from that time, (excepting two months when a prisoner of war,) was actively engaged in the military service of the republic against armed rebels until he fell on the battle-field of Winchester, the twenty-sixth day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-four; and whereas during two years of that military service he was assigned to the command of brigades and divisions, and performed the duties of brigadier and major general, but received only the pay of a colonel; and whereas the widow and children of the said Colonel James A. Mulligan are justly entitled to, and need for their support, the amount of pay which he would have received if he had been commissioned according to his respective commands in the field : Now, therefore, in consideration of the premises,

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

Treasury be, and is hereby, directed to pay to Marian Mulligan, widow gan, widow of Eolonel James of said Colonel James A. Mulligan, the sum of five thousand dollars, to be A. Mulligan. paid out of the money appropriated for the pay of the army.

APPROVED, July 3, 1868.

July 3, 1868.

Payment to Albert Grant.

CHAP. CXX. - An Act for the Relief of Albert Grant. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be, and is hereby, appropriated, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of thirty thousand dollars to Albert Grant, in full satisfaction of all demands against the United States on account of the construction of buildings numbered twenty-nine, thirty, and thirty-one, at the Norfolk navy yard, by Albert Grant and H. A. Pierce, who were partners, doing business under the name and style of A. Grant and Company.

APPROVED, July 3, 1868.

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