F OR'I‘Y—SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. H. Ch. 109, 110, 116, 117. 1872. 653 thousand one hundred and twenty-nine gallons of whiskey, in bond in their warehouse, at Cynthiana, Kentucky, and before sale destroyed by fire on the twenty-fourth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. Approved, April 17, 1872. CHAP. CX. -·An Act granting a Pension to Margaretta Becker. April 18, 1872. 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 tn rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension lggysemm roll, subject to the limitations and provisions of the pension laws, the u` name of M.rs. Margaretta Becker, widow of Leopold Becker, late captain company D, twenty-fourth regiment Illinois infantry, and to pay her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month from and after the passage of this act, and to continue during her widowhood. J. G. BLAINE, Speaker of the House of Representative:. SCHUYLER COLFAX, Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate. Received by the President April 6, 1872. [Norm BY run Dsrnnrmnur or Srivrn.-The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] CHAP. CXVI.-—An Act for the Reliqf ¢y" Cathron and Maguire, Bankers and Bro- April 23, 1872. lecrs, of the City of Rome, Georgia. "";""` Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the commissioner of inter- Comqyrornise nal revenue be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to accept the °*"°*°dd&C¤*}¤· compromise offered by Messrs. Cathron and Maguire, bankers and brokers, xigzcgggiim of the city of Rome, in the State of Georgia, in full for all taxes levied against them on the amount of notes of the said city, paid out by them after the first day of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and prior to the iirst day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. Approved, April 23, 1872. CHAP. CXVII.-An Act to remove the Charge of Desertion against Daniel Owner, late APU12B- 187% Private in Company H, ninetg;jirstRcgi1nent Pennsylvania Volunteers. Wunnnas Daniel Orner, late a private in company H, ninety-tirst regi- Preamble. ment of Pennsylvania volunteers, stands charged on the records of the adjutant generals office with desertion; And whereas the said Daniel Orner was on duty with his regiment until after the surrender of Lee, in April, anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and left his regiment because of severe illness, and because he shared in the general belief that the war had then closed, and was absent from his regiment but eight hours, and afterward died from the eifects of the disease contracted in the line of his duty: Therefore, Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the (hated States of America in Congress assembled, That the adjutant general is Charge of de hereby authorized and directed to remove the charge of desertion against *;;:2;:] ggrzgszo Daniel Orner, late private in company H, ninety-first regiment of Penn- t., moved_
- sylvania volunteers.
'_ APPROVED, April 23, 1872.