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PRIVATE ACTS OF THE FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS or run UNITED STATES, Passed at the First Session, which was began and held at the City of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Saturday, the fourth day of March, A. D. 1871, and was adjourned wit/tout day on Thursday, the twentieth day of April, A. D. 1871. Umrssns S. GRANT, President. Scuuunn Cotrax, Vice-President and President of the Senate. HENRY B. Aurnomr was elected President of the Senate pro tempore on the seventeenth day of April, A. D. 1871, and so acted until the end of the session. James G. Burns, Speaker of the House of Representatives. CHAP. X. — An Act granting a Pension to Phebe Sojiebl, Widow of Lewis Sqfield. April 4, 1871. 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- P¤¤¤i¤¤ to rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension Pli‘i:;‘£g]d' roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the 1873, eh. 484. name of Phebe Sofield, the widow of Lewis Sofield, a soldier in the war P08b P- 784-] of the Revolution, and to pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars a month, from the fifth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, when she became one hundred years of age. Approved, April 4, 1871. CHAP. XI.- An Act jbr the Relief of Robert Moir and Company. April 7, 1871. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the commissioner of Tag:es,_&p. on internal revenue be, and he is hereby, authorized to inquire into and §°;m;“0‘:.‘%2f3_h determine the amount, if any, of distilled spirits contained in the bonded iguograndgompa. warehouse of Robert Moir and Company, in the fourth district of Illinois, ¤Y W by 8-l>¤f€d· on the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and seventy, and which on said day was struck by lightning, and with its contents destroyed; and that the said commissioner be, and he is hereby, authorized to abate and remit all taxes and assessments due and unpaid upon any distilled spirits so destroyed. Approved, April 7, 1871. CHAP. XII. —An Act to pay Zilembers ry' certain military Organizations therein named. April 12, 1871. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the lhtited States of America in Congress assembled, That the military organizatl0¤5 P“Ym°“**°b° known as the “Westport Police Guards," “Hickman's Mills’ Company," Lzngzggrgx; arid companies “A," “B," “C," “D," and “E," of the “Kansas City military organi- Stiltion Guards," having been called into the service of the United States, "·u°““• m the year eighteen hundred and sixty-three, in the district of the border department of Missouri, under authority derived from Major-General VOL. XVII. PR1v.——41