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TWENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 16,17,18. 1844. 657 (egg, payable through Third Audit0r’s office, two thousand dollars; Armrages Provided, That no pension shall be hereafter granted to a widow for P'i°”° WY the same time that ber husband received one. And provided, also, 1%,%,,,,,,, Tha; no person in the army, navy or marine corps shall be allowed to Prcvisoi draw both a pension BS an itlwtlid and the pay of his rank or station in P°°°¤ P‘ 7% the service, unless the alleged disability for which the ension was granted, be such as to have occasioned his employment in alower grade, or in some civil branch of the service. Approved, April 30, 1844. """ Snrurz I. Culp. XVI.-dn Aol 'vin the assent o Co ess to tlteholdi ‘ ·· sion if theglegélative Assemlly ollglhe Territory ofnlogaan atm aes- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United S B J States of America in Congress assembled, That the assent of Congress Extra Session is hereby given to the holding of an extra session of the Legislative fL°g‘§}“"",? Assembly of the Territory of Iowa, in the month of June, eighteen Iailglln is:4. hundred and forty-four: Provided, That no portion of the expense of Provide. such extra session shall be paid by the Government of the United States. Approved, April 30, 1844. ""' Snrura I. Gun-. XVII.-dn Actfm· the e·eliq"ZQ‘lIne citizens tf towns upon I/ze lands of the May 23, 1844. United States, un certain circumstances. """""_"‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That whenever any When public portion of the surveyed public lands has been or shall be settled upon 1g¤g= “° °°°“· and occupied as a town site, and therefore not subject to entry under 5,;, Z:,?,;?;? the existing pre·emption laws, it shall be lawful, in case such town or authorities. 8vo. place shall be incorporated, for the corporate authorities thereof, and, ;:;“'F’t‘h°t if not incorporated, for the judges of the county court for the county in {0,. [Quo:;:, which such town may be situated, to enter, at the proper land officc, and pants. at the minimuln price, the land so settled and occupied, in trust, for the several use and benefit of the occupants thereof, according to their respective interests; the execution of which trust, as to the disposal of Exacutionof the lots in such town, and the proceeds of the sales thereof, to be com :};°b;";:’·u‘,;·:’éd ducted under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the by me f,,gm,,_ legislative authority of the State or Territory in which the same is situ- ture. ated: Provided, That the entry of the land intended by this act be Proviso. made prior to the commencement of the public sale of the body of land in which it is included, and that the entry shall include only such land as is actually occupied by the town, and be made in conformity to the legal subdivisions of the public lands authorized by the act of twenty· fourth April, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, and shall not in the whole exceed three hundred and twenty acres; And provided, also, ,$;g€;°:l:: That any act of said trustees, not made in conformity to the rules and n,,,,;,, ,g,,,,.,,m, regulations herein alluded to, shall be void and of none ciiect: And to regulations, provided, also, That the corporate authorities of the town of Weston, vzghodms of in the county of Platte, State of Missouri, or the county court of Platte weston, gw_ county, in said State, shall be allowed twelve months, from and after the passage of this act, to enter at the proper land office, the lands upon which said town is situate. Avvnovmn, May 23, 1844. -·-——- Snwu I. CHAP. XVIII.-dn Aet to authorize the tran.gfer of tne Caanres of perwjzvwgérom May 23, 1844. gcleiggemzes rn the State of Kentucky to the agency an nemnah an e a e of 1844, ch' 63. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Regesentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Von. V.-S3