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($36 FORTY-SEVEN TH CONGRESS. Sess. II. RES. 5-7. 1883. lectod, etc., re- der the provisions of section ten hundred and fifty-nine of the Revised £°f°fi *° C"'? of Statutes the same as though not barred by the Statute of limitations, l05g1g ° ‘namely: The claims arising within the former thirty-second internal- ’revenue district of New York prior to June sixth, eighteen hundred and seventytwo, of those persons, members of the Stock Exchange of the said city, from whom moneys were illegally collected, as subsequently shown by the decision of the Supreme Court in the cases of Bailey versus Clark, Dodge, and others treported in twenty-nrst Wahace, page two hundred and ei ghty-six), where such claimants have not heretofore been hmm. repaid such moneys, Provided, Such claimants show that they were parties to, and relied upon an arrangement made with the attorney representing the United States in said causes whereby it was understood and agreed that such claims should abide the result of said causes: Proviso. And provided further, That no action shall be maintained under this resolution which is not begun within a year from its passage; and the testimony of any witness otherwise competent shall not be excluded by reason of his interest in the issue thereof. J. WARREN KEIFER . Speaker of the House of Representatives DAVID DAVIS President of the Senate pro tempore Received by the President January 12, 1883. [NOTE nv THE DEPARTMENT on STATE.—ThB foregoing resolution 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 Mcome a law without his approval.] Feb. 1, 1883. [N0. 6.] Joint resolution making appropriations for continuing the work of the —-————-———— Tenth Census. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States Continuing the of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of one hundred thousand TTT 0**%***; dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be and the same is m"°P°'°°“‘ hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to continue the work in the Census Bureau, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-three. Approved, February 1, 1883. Feb. 5, 1883. [N0. 7.] Joint resolution presenttingtthe thanks of Congress to John F. Slater, and T; 0I 0 B1` PHIPOSGS. Resolved the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States John F. Slater. of America an Congress assembled, That the thanks of Congress be, and Thaalm of C<>¤- they hereby are, presented to John F. Slater, of Connecticut, for his Fm · great benelieenee in giving the large sum of one million dollars for the purpose of “uplifting the lately emancipated population of the Souther: Sgateseapd tiheir posterity, by conterring on them the blessings of ms ian uca mon. Gold medal. Sec. 2. That it shall be the duty of the President to cause a gold medal to_be struck, with suitable devices and inscriptions, which, together with a copy of this resolution, shall be presented to Mr. Slater in the name of the people of the United States. Approved, February fifth, 1883;