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FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 97, 98, 100, 101, 105. 1872. 651 CHAP. XCVH. ·——Af¢ Ad placing U18 Zglovm of Theodore S. Compare: on the Pension April 1;, 1g7g_ Be it enacted by the Senate and Muse of Representatives of the United States of America in Oongress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior Pension to be, and is hereby, directed to place on the pension roll the name of Theo- &*°°d°” S- dore S. Comparet, late first lieutenant and quartermaster of the one hun- °`P"°t' dred and forty-second Indiana volunteers, at the rate of twelve dollars and seventy-five cents per month, subject to the conditions and limitations of the pension laws, and to commence on the passage of this act. AP1·R0v1·:D, April 12, 1872. CHAP. XCVIII. -— An Act granting a Pension to Mmgqaret Lee. April 12, 1872. Be it enacted ky tlw Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That. the Secretary of the Interior Pension to be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, M**'€m* L"- subject to to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Margaret Lee, mother of David Leo, late a private in company B, fourteenth Ohio volunteers, and to pay her a pension from and after the passage of this act. Approved, April 12, 1872. CHAP. C. -—A1• Act far the Relief of Battelle and Evans. April 15, 1872. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the court of claims is Court of claims hereby authorized and directed to again take up, hear, and pass upon the LLQS SEP';; 3*918 claim of Battelle and Evans, for cattle and beef sold and delivered by them and ;gv,n,_ '°‘ to the United States for the use of the army, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-two, which claim is in suit i11 said court; and said suit shall be adjudged upon its merits, and without respect to the lapse of six years since the cause of action accrued, but within six years since the final decision of the accounting officers thereon. AP1’ROVED, April 15, 1872. CHAP. CI. —— An Aclfrr the of F. B. Brayton. April 16, 1872. Bc it enacted by the Senate and [Lease of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster General be Ci-edit to be and hereby is, authorized and directed to credit (as of the twenty-fourth g:gmF· B' day of May, anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-eight) to F. B. ` Brayton, postmaster of Mount Morris, Ogle county, in the State of Illinois, the sum of three hundred and fifteen dollars, in consideration of the loss of that amount in postage-stamps robbed from his post-office in Mount Morris, without his fault or negligence. APPROVED, April 16, 1872. CHAI'. CV. ·- An Actjbr the Relief of James T. Johnston, of Alexandria, Wrginia. APTH 17· 187% Be it enacted kg the Senate and House ey" Representatives of the United States of America in Oongresa assembled, That to remedy an error of fact J P¤Y*}F¤; tg in a certain bill (H. R. No. 1867) for the relief of James T. Johnston, SQ'}?° n` which heretofore passed both houses at the present session of Congress, and was returned April first, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, by the President of the United States, without his approval, on account of such error, the Secretary of the Treasury be authorized and directed to pay to ` James T. Johnston, of Alexandria, Virginia, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, the amount of the proceeds of the sale for · taxes due to the United States, without interest, of lot number one hundred

 and sixty-two, on Prince street, Alexandria, Virginia., less all taxes, costs,