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CHAP. CCCLXXXI. - An Act granting a Pension to the minor Children of Michael July 27, 1868.

Travis. 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 pen- of Michael sion roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the Travis. names of the minor children of Michael Travis, late a private in company I, seventy-fourth regiment of Ohio volunteers, commencing February sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

CHAP. CCCLXXXII. An Act granting a Pension to the Widow and minor Children July 27, 1868.

of James Cox. 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 pen- nor children of

widow and mision roll, subject to the limitations and provisions of the pension laws, the James Cox. names of the widow, Agnes Cox, and the minor children of James Cox, late of company B, first regiment Ohio heavy artillery, commencing January ten, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

CHAP. CCCLXXXIII. - An Act granting a Pension to Lavinia A. Gittings, Mother July 27, 1868.

of Andrew J. Gittings. 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

Lavinia A. Gil terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen- tings. sion roll, subject to the limitations and provisions of the pension laws, the name of Lavinia A. Gittings, mother of Andrew J. Gittings, late of “ Putnam's Rangers," first Maryland cavalry, commencing March fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

CHAP. CCCLXXXIV. – An Act granting a Pension to Owen Griffin. July 27, 1888. 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 pen

Owen Griffin. sion roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Owen Griffin, foster-father of James Griffin, late a member of company D, of the twenty-second Wisconsin volunteers, and John Griffin, late of company H, seventeenth regiment of Wisconsin volunteers, at the rate of eight dollars per month, and to continue during his natural life.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

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CHAP. CCCLXXXV. - An Act granting a Pension to Margaret Lewis.

July 27,
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 pen

Margaret Lewis. sion roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Margaret Lewis, mother of John B. Lewis, who served.in company A, twelfth regiment of Connecticut volunteers, under the name of Clarence L. Ingersoll, at the rate of eight dollars per month, commencing April twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and to continue daring her widowhood.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

July 27, 1868.

Pension to Mrs. Mary Brown.

CHAP. CCCLXXXVI. - An Act granting a Pension to Jrs. Mary Brown. 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 restrictions of the pension laws, the name of Mrs. Mary Brown, widow of William Brown, late of company E, thirty-seventh regiment Iowa volunteer infantry, at the rate of eight dollars per month, to commence on the third day of April, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and to continue during her widowhood.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

July 27, 1868.

Pension to Esther Fisk.

CHAP. CCCLXXXVII. — An Act granting a Pension to Esther Fisk.
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-
terior 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 Esther Fisk, widow of John D. Fisk, late a private in the second New York veteran cavalry, commencing November twentieth, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

July 27, 1868.

Pension to William 0. Dodge.

CHAP. CCCLXXXVIII. - An Act granting a Pension to William 0. Dodge. 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 O. Dodge, a resident of Kingston, Caldwell County, Missouri, and a late member of the Missouri home guards.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

July 27, 1868.

Pension to widow of Solomon Gause.

CHAP. CCCLXXXIX. - An Act granting a Pension to the Widow of Solomon Gause.

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 Mary D. Gause, the widow of Solomon Gause, late a private in company B, sixty-fifth regiment Ohio volunteers, commencing September eleventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-five.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

July 27, 1868. CHAP. CCCXC. — An Act granting an Increase of Pension to Emily B. Bidwell, Widow

of Brigadier-General Daniel D. Bidwell, and to Sarah Hackleman, Widow of Brigadier. General Pleasant A. Ilackleman.

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 InEmily B. Bidwell.

terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll the name of Emily B. Bidwell, widow of the late Brigadier-General Daniel D. Bidwell, for pension, at the rate of fifty dollars per month, from the nineteenth day of October, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, on which day General Bidwell fell mortally wounded at the battle of Cedar

Creek, Virginia, to continue during widowhood. Former pen

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the pension heretofore alsion discontinued.

lowed said Emily B. Bidwell under general law be discontinued; but the sum received by her under the same shall be deducted from the pension hereby granted, and this pension shall be subject to the provisions of the general pension law.

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Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Interior Pension to

Sarah Hacklebe, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the

pension roll the name of Sarah Hackleman, widow of the late Brigadier-General Pleasant A. Hackleman, for pension, at the rate of fifty dollars per month, from the third day of October, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, on which day General Hackleman fell mortally wounded at the battle of Corinth, to continue during her widowhood. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the pension heretofore allowed

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sion disconsaid Sarah Hackleman under general law be discontinued ; but the sum

tinued. received by her under the same shall be deducted from the pension hereby granted, and this pension shall be subject to the provisions of the general pension law : Provided, That the increase of pension herein granted Proviso. shall take effect from the date of the passage of this act.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

CHAP. CCCXCI. — An Act for the Relief of Samuel Tibbetts.

July 27, 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 Treasury be authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Samuel Tibbetts. treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of two hundred dollars, being for money paid by said Tibbetts for the entry of land upon which he had before located a land warrant, and which warrant, before a patent was issued, bad been lost by the officers of the land office.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

CHAP. CCCXCII. – An Act granting a Pension to Chauncey D. Rose, Father of Alvin July 27, 1868. J. Rose, late a Sergeant Veteran in Company A, Second Regiment of Ohio Cavalry

Volunteers, who was killed in Action at Five Forks, Virginia, April one, eighteen hundred and sixty-five.

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 pension

Chauncey D.

Rose. roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Chauncey D. Rose, father of Alvin J. Rose, late a sergeant veteran in company A, second regiment of Ohio cavalry volunteers, who was killed in action at Five Forks, Virginia, April first, eighteen hundred and sixtyfive, and that he be paid a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month during his natural life, to commence on the first day of April, anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-five.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

CHAP. CCCXCIII. An Act to relieve Nelson Tif, of Georgia, of Disabilities. July 27, 1868.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, (two thirds of each house con- Nelson Tift curring therein,) That all legal and political disabilities imposed by the relieved of dis

. United States upon Nelson Tift, of Albany, Georgia, in consequence of participation in the recent rebellion, be, and the same are hereby, removed.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

CHAP. CCCXCIV. - An Act for the Relief of A. W. Ballard.

July 27, 1868. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, the Quartermaster-Gen- Claim of Cap eral of the United States be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to tain A w. Balallow and settle the claim of Captain A. W. Ballard, late captain in one lowed, &c. hundred and thirteeuth regiment U. S. colored infantry, for value of lost

voucher for corn issued by Benton Stearns, lieutenant twenty-second

Michigan veteran infantry, late A. A. Q. M. at Washington, Arkansas, 1867, ch. 67. November fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, the same being now Vol. xiv. p. 897. suspended under act of Congress of February nineteenth [twenty-first]

eighteen hundred and sixty-seven.

APPROVED, July 27, 1868.

RESOLUTIONS.

[No. 6.] A Resolution authorizing, Rear-Admiral H. K. Thatcher to accept a Decoration Jan. 11, 1868.

from the King of the Hawaiian Islands. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, "That Rear-Admiral H. K. Thatcher, a. K. Thatcher

Rear of the navy of the United States, may accept a decoration of the order may accept a of Kamahamaha First, which has be[e]n tendered him by the King of decoration. the Hawaiian Islands, as an evidence of his appreciation of that officer.

APPROVED, January 11, 1868.

(No. 21.) A Resolution for the Relief of Israel S. Diehl.

March 13, 1868. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury Certain cus; be, and he is hereby, directed to remit the duty charged on the importa- by Israel s. tion of a number of Cashmere or Angora goats, imported for the intro- Diehl may be

reinitted and reduction of the breed in a portion of the United States by Israel S. Diehl,

paid. and that he cause to be returned to the said Israel S. Diehl the sum of one hundred and thirty-five dollars in gold, deposited by him with the deputy-collector of the port of New York, on the twenty-ninth day of November, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, on account of the payment of said duty.

APPROVED, March 12, 1868.

(No. 22.) 4 Resolution instructing the Superintendent of the Asylın for the Insane in the March 12, 1868.

District of Columbia to admit James McIntosh on the same Footing as indigent insane
Persons of the District.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the superintendent of the asylum James McIn. for the insane in the District of Columbia be, and is hereby, authorized tosh may be adto admit to said asylum James McIntosh, on the same footing as other asylum for the indigent insane persons of the District.

insane. APPROVED, March 12, 1868.

[No. 26.) A Resolution for the Relief of the Heirs of Major A. L. Brewer, late a March 30, 1868.

Þaymaster in the United States Army. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting officers of Credit to be the treasury be, and they are hereby, a'thorized and required to enter a accounts of Ma

allowed in the credit of three thousand six hundred and thirty-six dollars on the account jor A. L. Brewof Major A. L. Brewer, paymaster in the army, who, with his clerk, Robert F. Brewer, was destroyed by the explosion of the steamer J. R. Carter on the Mississippi River, and which sum stands charged against the said Major Brewer as a balance against him on his accounts in the Treasury Department.

APPROVED, March 30, 1868.

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