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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 401 , 408, 409-JUNE 9, 11 , 1942 ances, and mileage, which claim was disallowed by the General Accounting Office on May 26, 1941: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwith- standing. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 9, 1942. [CHAPTER 408] AN ACT For the relief of Jerry McKinley Thompson. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General is authorized and directed to cancel the amount of $3,820.19 entered on the accounts of Jerry McKinley Thompson, car- rier in the post office at Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, by reason of disallowance by the General Accounting Office of payments made to the said Jerry McKinley Thompson by the Post Office Department for his services in delivery of mail at the Hampton Beach Post Office during periods from June 15 to September 15 of each year from 1929 to 1937, inclusive. Approved, June 11, 1942. [CHAPTER 409] AN ACT For the relief of Edgar B. Dunlap. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Edgar B. Dunlap, of Gainesville, Georgia, the sum of $4,000, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for compensation for damages to farm property owned by him and leased by him to the Georgia Rural Rehabilitation Corporation, an agency of the Federal Government, for the years 1935 to 1939, inclusive, such damages having been sus- tained by reason of (1) the failure of such Corporation to maintain and repair houses and buildings on such property as provided in the lease agreement, (2) the failure of such Corporation to terrace lands as provided in the lease agreement, (3) depreciation in the value of land by reason of the failure of such Corporation to comply with the terms of the lease agreement, and (4) the wrongful destruction and use of timber by persons who were tenants of such Corporation: Pro- vided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 11, 1942. June 11, 1942 [S. 1820] [Private Law 451] Jerry McKinley Thompson. Relief of. June 11, 1942 [S. 2037] [Private Law 452] Edgar B. Dunlap. Payment to. Proviso. 1185 Proviso.