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490 TWENTY-SEVEN TH CONGRESS. S1·:ss.1`I. Ch. 39, 40. 1842. andthe said collector shall reside in said town of Fairfield, or in the town of Bridgeport, within said district. Avpnovnn, June 4, 1842. STATUTE II. `—_" June 13, 1842. CHAP. XXXIX.—An Jctlto provide fm- {hc seitlement of yfhe claim of the Stale gf

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§11. _Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Maine to be United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary psid fdr the mi- of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to cause to be ti;;aS°E;v$c€1g}° reimbursed and paid to the State of Maine, on the order of the Governor the stm in of said State, out of any money not otherwise appropriated, such amount 1839. as the Paymaster General of the United States army, and the accounting officers of the Treasury shall ascertain and certify would have been due from the United States to the militia called into the service of the State in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, for the protection of her northeastern frontier, by the Governor, if said militia had been duly called into the service of the United States, and regularly received and mustered by the officers of the United States army, according to the laws and regulations which have governed in the payment of the volun~ teers and militia of other States. And the Paymaster General and ac-» counting officers of the Treasury are hereby authorized and required to include the following claims, presented by said State, viz.: C¤¤¤¤¤-MUS First. The cost of cannon-balls and knapsacks purchased by the md k""p“°kS‘ State, for the use of the troops called into service, and for defence of the frontier aforesaid: Provided, That said balls and knapsacks shall belong to the United States. _Transpemi- Second. The amount paid by the State for transportation of military “°“· stores, and of her troops in actual service as aforesaid; Przwided, The amount should, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, appear to be reasonable. Pay of staff Third. 'I‘he pay or compensation allowed by the State to the Pay- °fH°°*S·' master and Commissary General, and other staff officers, while they were respectively employed in making or superintending disbursements for the militia in actual service as aforesaid: Provided, The compensation paid by the State, as aforesaid, shall not exceed that paid by the United States for similar services. Blankets_ Fourth. The sum paid by the State for blankets for the use of her militia while in actual service as aforesaid, or so much thereof as shall appear reasonable. Repairs of Fifth. The amount of expenditures by said State in necessary repairs arms. of arms used by the militia while in actual service as aforesaid. proviso, Provided, That the accounts of the agent employed by the State of Maine to make said payments, be submitted to the Paymaster General and the accounting officers for their inspection. Am-novmn, June 13, 1842. STATUTE II. June 13, 1g4g_ Cum-. XL.—An Act to amend an act entitled **.411 act to carry into eject, in the +——— States of Jlabama and Lfssissippi, the exislin? compacts with those States with 1g2t cgi Iggy 4, regard to the jive per cent. fund and the schaa reseruati0m." i i Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the second The 2d section section of the act entitled "An act to carry into effect, in the States of 35**;:133* Alabama and Mississippi, the existing compacts with those States in re- ' gard to the five per cent. fund and the school reservations," as requires the land therein designated as reserved to the State of Mississippi for the use of schools to be selected, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, " out of any public lands, remaining unsold, that shall