FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 163·-165, 170, 171. 1873. 733 CHAP. CLXIII. —-An Act granting anfension to Robert H. Brown, of Adair County, Feb. 18, 1873. zssmm. """""“" 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 to rim- be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place upon the Eff? H· pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, W ` the name of Robert H. Brown, late assistant surgeon of the twentydifth regiment Illinois volunteers, to commence on the passage of this act. Armzovan, February 18, 1873. CHAP. CLXIV. —-An Act granting a Pension lo Mary A. Shoemaker. Feb, 18, 1g7g_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Oougress assembled, That the Secretary of the Inte- Pension to rim be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed. to place upon the M*;Y—é·S**°°· pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, m °r' the name of Mary A. Shoemaker, widow of Horace Shoemaker, late a captain in the Missouri State militia, in lieu of the pension now held by her. A1>PR0v1cD,‘February 18, 1873. CHAP. CLXV.—-An Act for the Ralf?" Z` the Heirs or legal Representatives of George Feb, 18, 1873, `. ester. ·—··*··*_·‘ Be it enacted Zgy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be paid to the raymentto the heirs or legal representatives of George C. Bestor, of Peoria, Illinois, out }é°‘§eg£0S'°°’g° of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full satisfac-` tion of all his claim for compensation for extra work done, delays, and damages, and expenses caused by such delays on the part of the Navy Department in the completion of his contract of twenty-fourth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, for the construction of an iron-clad steam battery, the sum of one hundred and twenty-Eve thousand dollars. Approved, February 18, 1873. CHAP. CLXX. -— An Act jbr the Relief of Kitty Arm Smith, WTd0w xy` Thomas Smith, Fel?. 19, 1873. and James A. Stevens, of the Cromwell Home Guards, of Ohio County, Kentucky. """_"_" Be it enacted by the Senate and 'House of Representatives of the Uizited States of America in Congress assembled, That the proper accounting. Payment to officers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, directed to g:g‘§2if*£&Sl§f’;':“’ pay to James A. Stevens, of the Cromwell home guards, of Ohio county, Smith. Kentucky, the pay of a private soldier for the period of time from his capture in Kentucky, at Borah’s ferry, until his discharge at Alexandria, Virginia. And they are also directed to pay to Kitty Ann Smith, the widow of Thomas Smith, of said company, the pay of u. private soldier from the date of his capture at Boraifs ferry, to the date of his death in the hospital at Annapolis. Approved, February 19, 1873. , CHAP. CLXXI. —An Act for the R€l1.QfQfMdj0T John W. Todd. Feb. 19, 1873. Bc it enacted Zgy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United »S?a!cs of America in Uangress assembled, That the proper accounting Credit to be alofficers of the Treasury Department be authorized and directed, in the l£)‘;;dv¥“?1?:dd_ settlement of the accounts of Major John W. Todd, of the Ordnance Department, United States army, to credit him with the sum of three thousand dollars, upon production by said officer of satisfactory proof that said amount was stolen from him by a clerk assigned to duty under him by competent military authority, and that such loss occurred through no fault or negligence on the part of said officer; Approved, February 19, 1873.
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