FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 49-51. 1883. 421 ized to tix thehmit of increase of the capital stock of the Second National gan}: of Xenia, Ohio, at the amount of two hundred and fifty thousand 0 ars. Approved, February 17, 1883. " CHAP. 50.—Au scr to provide for the erection of a monument to the memory of Feb. 19, 1883. Major General the Baron De Kalb. ——-i-——— Whereas, in October, seventeen hundred and eighty, the Congress of Monument to the United States passed the following resolution: g:gg;‘g;”§’§bm° “I1v Gonenmss, Ocronnn, 1780. P'°“'**’l°· “Besolved, That a monument be erected to the memory of the late Major-General the Baron De Kalb, in the city of Annapolis, in the State of Maryland, with the following inscription: “ ‘Sacred to the memory of the Baron De Kalb, knight of the Royal Order of Military Merit, brigadier of the armies of France, and majorgeneral in the service of the United States of America. Having served with honor and reputation for three years, he gave a last and glorious proof of his attachment to the liberties of mankind and the cause of America in the action near Camden, in the State of South Carolina, on the sixteenth of August, seventeen hundred and eighty, where, leading on the troops of the Maryland and Delaware lines against superior numbers, and animating them by his example to deeds of valor, he was pierced with many wounds, and on -the nineteenth following expired, in the forty-eighth year of his age. ‘“The Congress of the United States of America, in gratitude to his · zeal, service, and meiit, have erected this monument;"’ Therefore, . Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Ap1>¤>1>¤‘i¤t$i<>¤— States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of ten thousand — dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any moneys in , the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of erecting the monument authorized by the resolution of Congress above recitedand the Secretary of State shall have the management and control of_ the erection of said monument. - . Approved, February 19, 1883. CHAP. 51.-·An act in relation to the Japanese Indemnity fund Feb. 22, 1883, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatioes of the United Qtatos eg America in Congress assembled, That the President be, and he Payment or qs is here y, authorized and directed to pay to the Government of Japan xy mdmnlty the sum of seven hundred and eighty five thousand dollars andexghty- Appropriation seven cents, in legal coin, through the_ United States minister, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Japan, and all bonds now under the control of the Department of State and known and designated in the accounts and reports of said department as the Japanese indemnity fund. shall be cancelled and destroyed. SEO. 2 That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he IS hereby an- Psyimsutntowomg thorized and directed to cause the sum of one hundred and forty thou· gymp wyoming, sand dollars to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise mh and of tb, appropriated to the officers and crew of the United States ship Wy0¥!llDE; steamer Tskmng. or to theirlegal representatives, for extraordinary, valuable, and specially meritorious and perilous services nn the destruction of hostile vessels in the straits of Shimonoseki on the sixteenth day of July eighteen hundred and sixty- and to the officers and crew of the steamer Taknang who were m the United States ship Jamestown, or to their
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