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$:04 FORTY-SEVEN TH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 110-113. 1883. Mar. 3, IBS3. CHAP. 110.—An act granting a pension to Mrs Helen M. Thayer. Be it enacted bg the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Helen M, Th3y· States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Inteer. _ rior be, and he is hereby, authorized to place on the pension-roll, subject P°““°“· to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Mrs Helen M. Thayer, widow of Charles H. Thayer, late a private in Com pany C. Tenth Regiment Maine Volunteers. Approved, March 3, 1883. gmx; 183;; CHAP. 111.-An act for the relief of the representatives of Sterling T. Austin .;l._..; deceased. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Sterling T. Aus- States ¢y’Amer1ba in Congress assembled, That the claims of the successtin. dpceased. ors in interest and legal representatives of Sterling T. Austin, deceased, I$(°1gf °fo,¥°P'°‘ late of the parish of Carroll, in the State of Louisiana, for cotton taken °°° `°‘ v" ’ by the military and civil authorities of the United States, or by either of them, during the years eighteen hundred and sixty-three, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and eighteen hundred and sixty-five, in the States of Louisiana and Texas, be, and the same are hereby, referred to the Court of Claims, with full jurisdiction and power in the said court to adjust and settle such claims, and to render a judgment in said cause for the net amount realized by the United States from the sale of such cotton as shall appear from the evidence to have been so taken by saidauthorities; and in such action the said representatives shall be entitled to recover as aforesaid, any statute of limitation to the contrary not- Proviso. withstanding: Provided, however, That it be shown to the satisfaction of the court that neither Sterling T. Austin, senior, nor any of hi surviving representatives gave any aid or comfort to the late rebellion, but were throughout the war loyal to the Government of the United States. Approved, March 3, 1883. Mm-_;;, wg; CHAP. 112.-An act for the relief omarlu H. Tompkins, of the United States --.—i \ y_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rqresentatéves of the United C],,,,1,,,,H_ To,,,,,, States ¢y‘An•er€ea in Congress assembled, That the accounting officers of kim. the Treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to settle B¤li¤f <>f· the accounts of Charles H. Tompkins, a lieutenant-colonel and deputy quartermastengeneral in the Army, or reimbursement of the moneys actually expended by him in providing himself with quarters and fuel while awaiting orders at San Francisco during a of the year eighteen hundred and seventyfour; and the necessary amount to pay · any balance found due to the said Charles H. Tompkins is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise approprip,,,.;,,,_ ated: Provided, That the said Tompkins, in the settlement of such accounts, shall not be credited with the amount of any actual expenditure in any one month, or part thereof, greater than was then and there expended by the United States in providing quarters and fuel for officers of like grade. Approved, March 3, 1883. CHAP. 113.-An set for the relief of Powers and Newman and D. and B. Powers.

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