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FOBTY-FOUB.Cl‘H CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 141, 142, 143. 1876. 44[ ` CHAP. 141.-An act granting a pension to Francis Bernard. June 20, 1876. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assenrblrd, That the Secretary of the Inte- _P~·¤¤i¤u t·<»1·`¤·=w· rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the “‘“ B°""*""]· pension-roll, subject to the pi ovisions and limitations of the pension-laws, · the name of Francis Bernard, late a private in Company K of the Forty— ninth Regiment Ohio Volunteers, and pay him a pension from the passage of this act. MICHAEL C. KERR Speaker of the House of Representatives. T. W. FERRY . President of the Senate pro tempore. Received by the President June 8, 1876. _ {Nom BY THE DEPARTMENT or STATn.—-The toregoing act having r 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. 142.-—An act granting an additional pension to Mary P. Abeel. June 20, 1871;. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States ofAnzerica in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Inte- _) T’¤¤¤·¤i·>·¤ W N=··‘a' rior be,and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place upon the l·*“"‘*`l pen sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Mary P. Abeel, widow of James S. Abeel, late ordnancestorekceper in the United States Army, and pay her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month as though the said James S. Abeel had held the rank of captain in the Army of the United States; this act to take eifect from its passage, and the pension hereby granted to be in lieu of that which she is now receiving. MICHAEL C. KERR Speaker of the House of Representatives T. W. FERRY President of the Senate pro tempore Received by the President June 8, 1876. - [Norm nr THE DEPARTMENT or STATE.-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. 143.-Au act for the relief ofA1ieutenm1t James B. Sinclair United States ___q"’l"_@;1§?§;__ Yltly. · Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ _ States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United t J’g“°“ 135;*31*Q; States be, and he is hereby, authorized to restore James B. Sinclair, ,;uk°0f'?,aP,,,iu in first lieutenant, United States Army, retired, to the rank of captain of Army, infantry, as held by him December thirty-first, eighteen hundred and seventy; and that his name be placed upon the retired list of the Army as of the rank he held at that date. ‘ Approved, June 21, 1876.