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FORTY—SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. IH. Ch. 100-103. 1873 723 nine: Provided, That said Secretary shall find such services were performed and payments were made to them in good faith by said collector. Approved, February 4, 1873. CHAP. C.-—An Aol_/or the Relief¢y`John McMath. Feb, 4, ]373_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House ey" Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting p,,ymmm officers of the Treasury Department audit and pay to John Mchlath, John Mclllath. private second battalion veteran reserve corps, transferred from ninety- V§7Q;7Fh· 2;;, eighth regiment Ohio volunteers, for military services, the additional SQ., _4}},,§;p_ 5i_ bounty of fifty dollars provided by law, as though application had been made therefor according to the provisions of the act of July thirteen, eighteen hundred and seventy. Approved, February 4, 1873. CHAP. CI. —An Act jbr the Reliefof Galen E. Green. Feb. 4, 1873. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the paymaster-general Payment to of the army be, and he is hereby, required to pay out of the appropria- Galen E‘ GY"" tion for the pay of the army for the current year to Galen E. Green, late lieutenant of the seventh Wisconsin battery, the amount of pay that would be due him from the thirtieth day of September, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, to the fifteenth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four, the same as though the name of the said Green had been borne on the rolls of the army to the date last named. Approved, February 4, 187 3. CHAP. CII. -—An Act for the Relief of John T. Zllasonhfbrmer Collector of Customs at Feb. 4, 1873. Baltimore and late United States designated Depositary. """"""‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting Amount to be officers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, authorized ’°f“,1HdQ‘}a;g¤J°h“ and directed to reopen the accounts of John T. Mason, as late collector `L` of customs of the district of Baltimore, and as late United States designated depositary, and to refund to the said Mason such sum, not exceeding three thousand dollars, which may have been paid into the treasury by him, as are shown to have been Stolen or embezzled by his late clerk in said depositary department, Edward A. Slicer; the Secretary of the Treasury being satisfied that such larceny or embezzlement did not occur through the negligence or default of said Mason: Provided, That in case Proviso. any of the money so stolen or embezzled shall hereafter be recovered, the same shall inure to the benefit of the United States. Approved, February 4, 1873. CHAP. CIII. —-An Act jbr the Reliefo/` Captain Brice X. Blair, Postmaster at Hitnting- Feb- 4, 1873· don, Pennsylvania. Whereas the post-ofiice at Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, was broken into Preamble. on the night of October twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and the safe therein blown open and postage stamps stolen therefrom to the amount of three hundred and twenty-eight dollars and forty-eight cents, without any fault or neglect of the postmaster: Therefore, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster-General be, Credit to be and he is hereby, authorized and directed, in the settlement of the accounts £l;;;"’?nli*;&?g· of Brice X. Blair, postmaster at Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, to allow him menyof ,,gC,,u,,ts_ a credit for the sum of three hundred and twenty-eight dollars and forty-