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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1sT SESS. -CHS. 449, 450, 455-AUG. 16, 17, 1949 [CHAPTER 449] AN ArT 1157 August 16, 1949 To provide for the conveyance by the United States to Frank C. Wilson of [H. R . 29311 certain lands formerly owned by him. [Private Law 212] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to convey, without considera- tion, to Frank C. Wilson, of Savannah, Georgia, all the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to all that tract of land conveyed to the United States of America by the said Frank C. Wilson by deed dated June 8, 1940, and recorded on June 10, 1940, in book 89, pages 438 and 439, of the public records of Effingham County, Georgia. Approved August 16, 1949. Frank C, Wilson. [CHAPTER 450] AN ACT For the relief of Herbert L. Hunter. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to cancel the indebtedness of Herbert L. Hunter, in the amount of $944.46, arising out of the transportation of his household effects from Cleve- land, Ohio, to San Juan, Puerto Rico, upon transfer of his official station, while employed by the Department of Agriculture, extension of authorization for such transportation not having been approved within the six-month period required by the regulations of the Presi- dent of the United States under authority of the Act of October 10, 1940 (54 Stat. 1105). The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby author- ized and directed to pay to Herbert L. Hunter, out of any money in Treasury not otherwise appropriated, any amount heretofore credited to such indebtedness or refunded to the United States on account of such indebtedness. In the audit and settlement of the account of any accountable officer of the United States, the payment of the amount for such transportation expenses shall be considered to have been authorized. Approved August 16, 1949. August , 1,949 [H. R . 4138] [Private Law 213] Herbert L. Hunter. [CHAPTER 455] AN ACT For the relief of John Aaron Whitt. 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 be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $10,000 to John Aaron Whitt, of 830 South Fifteenth Street, Birmingham, Alabama, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries and medical and hospital expenses sustained as the result of an accident involving a United States Army vehicle on United States Highway Numbered 78 near Heflin, Alabama, on November 6, 1943: Provided,That no part of the amount appropri- ated 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 serv- ices rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person Autgust 17 1949 ll. R . l1I7] IPrivate Law 2141 John Aaron Whitt.