102 FORTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 234, 239, 246. 1876. July 26, 1876. CHAP. 234.—An act to amend the act entitled "An act to amend and supplement an ———~·——······· · act entrte n ae o es e is a uni erm sys emo an rup cy · mug ou o United .S1te?td§ appiotted liidgehh second? eighteed hundredd gud gixtygsevedj arid tigr other purposes,” approved June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and seventy-fom-, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 1874.¢h·?>90. States of America in Congress assembled, That section twelve of said act £ni2’§;(}78· be, and the same is hereby, amended as follows: After the word “oom- Voluumgy M_ mitted," in line forty-four, insert: “Provided also, That no voluntary si nment not to assi nmeut b a debtor or debtors of all his or their property hereto- 8 _ g Y _ _ _ 7 _ ber d1¤¢h==¤rs<·>· fore or hereafter made in good faith for the benefit of all his or their creditors, ratably and without creating any preference, and valid according to the law of the State where made shall of itself in the event of his or their being subsequently adjudicated bankruptsin a proceeding of involuntary bankruptcy, be a bar to the discharge of such debtor or R.S-.5108,p-991, debtors." That section nfty-one hundred and eight of the Revised Stat- Amended- utes is hereby amended so as to read as follows: At any time after the expiration of six months from the adjudication of bankruptcy or if no debts have been proved a ainst the bankrupt or if no assets have come o e an s o e assignee a any ime a er e expira ion o six y tthhd fth `g t f fi th 'f ft days, and before the iinal disposition of the cause, the bankrupt may ·W1ren bankrupt apply to the court for a dischar e from his debts. This section shall . _ S _ glhigr g*;I>P1Y fm` *1**** apply in all cases heretofore or hereafter commenced. ° Approved, July 26, 1876. July 29, 1876. CHAP. 239.—An act to amend an act approved May eight, eighteen hundred and -;-··—;·—— seventy-four, in regard to leave of absence of Army· officers. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United }g7g;¤;:‘·},§4* States of America in Congress assembled, That an act approved May A,,,(,,,d,,d_ eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, in regard to leave of absence of Army otiieers be and the same is hereby so amended that all officers Leaves of ab- on duty shall be allowed, in the discretioii of the Secretary of War, ¤¤¤¤¤ tv Army Offi- sixty days’ leave of absence without deduction of pay or allowance: °°"· _ Provided, That the same be taken once in two years: And provided P'°"‘“°· further, That the leave of absence may be extended to three months, if paken once only in three years, or four months if taken only once in our years. This act shall take effect from and after its passage. Approved, July 29, 1876. July 3L 1876- CHAP. 246.-An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Goverir """"*“"""‘ mecplé for gre fiscal year en ing June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, ’ 1;,08,,1)-344. I 3.11 OI‘0 61`pDI`pOSOS. · _ p Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Zhiitcd ‘ fo;*~£g`gF;*L*;;;1°0*;§ States of America in Congress assembled, That. the following sums be, and Pm8GB_ the same are hereby, appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, for the nscallyear ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy- seven, name y : HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. P*‘Ym°¤* *° "id· i The following sums are hereby appropriated to ay the widows of late ows of deceased p · m6mbm___ members of the present Congress, in conformity with the direction of the House of Representatives, namely: wgyhff S“°’k‘ To enable the Clerk of the House to paythe widow of Henry H- ’ Starkweather, two thousand five hundred dollars. James Buttinton. To pay the widow of James Buflinton, in addition to the amount plreadyllrcoeived by her, one thousand nine hundred and forty-one dollars an seventy-seven cents.
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