Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress Page: 107
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APPENDIX—To Gales & Section's Register. 107
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AN ACT to authorize the sale of unserviceable Ordnance, Arms, and Military Stores. '
He it enacted, &c. That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause to he tnw
any ordnance, arms, ammunition, or other military stores, or subsistence, or medical supplies, which unon m'oner
inspection or survey, shall appear to be damaged, or otherwise unsuitable for the public service whenevt- n hit
opinion, the sale of such unserviceable stores will be advantageous to the public service. '
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the inspection or survey of unserviceable stores'shall be made bv an In
spector General, or such other officer or officers as the Secretary of War may appoint for that purpose nd the
sales shall be made under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of War.
Approved—Marc h 3, 1825.
JNACT making an additional appropriation for defraying the expenses of bringing to the seat of Government the
votes for President and Vice 1'resident of the United Slates. '
Be it enacted, <Jc. That there be, and there hereby is, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury, not other-
wise appropriated, the sum of two thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine dollars an.l fifty cents, for the payment
of the expenses of bringing to the seat of Government the votes for President and Vice President of the United
States, in addition to the sum of three thousand three hundred dollars, heretofore appropriated for the same
_ Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT for the relief of Peter Yandes,
He it enacted, etc. That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, au-
thorized and directed to pay to Peter Yandes one hundred and twenty dollars, the value of a horse lost by said
Yandes while engaged in the service of the United States, by towing a boat to Ogdensburgh during the late war,
and that the same be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT for the relief of Craven P. Luckett, and William Reynolds.
Be it enacted, etc. That the proper officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby authorized and required to
allow and pay unto Craven P. Luckett, one of the Commissioners for ascertaining the rights of persons claiming
lands in the territory of Florida, the sum of five hundred dollars, as a full compensation for having brought to the
seat of Government the report of the said Commissioners, and to William Reynolds the sum of five hundred dol-
lars>-a$ a full compensation for having brought to the seat ot Government the report of the Commissioners for the
settlement of land claims in East Florida; and the said sums shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not
______ Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT for the relief of the Iceprescntatives of Noel Soileau, deceased.
Beit enacted, etc. That the heirs and legal representatives of Noel Soileau, be, and they are hereby, confirmed in
their claim to six hundred and forty acres of land, lying near the Bayou Crocodile, in the Grand Prairie, in the
county of Opelousas, in the state of Louisiana; it being the same on which Hiliare Bordelou resided in the year
one thousand eight hundred and fourteen : Provided, This act shall be considered only as a relinquishment on the
part of the United States, and as not operating to the prejudice of any third person.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT for arming the Militia in the District of Columbia.
Be it enacted, etc. That the act of the twenty-third of April, one thousand eight hundred and eight, entitled "An
act making provision for arming and equipping the whole body of the Militia of the United States," be, and the
same is hereby declared to extend to the District of Columbia; and the President of the United States is hereby
authorized and directed to issue arms and military equipments to the Militia of said District under such regula-
tions fur the return thereof, as he may deem it proper to prescribe.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT for the relief of Joseph Forrest.
Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and lie is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to
Joseph Forrest the sum of two thousand one hundred and thirty-six dollars, for demurrage on the schooner Wil-
liam Yeaton, at the port of Laguira, not already paid under the award made at Laguira, in the year eighteen hun-
dred and twelve; and that the said sum be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated s
Provided, That, before any payment shall be made, the said Joseph Forrest shall release the United States from
any claim in future, on account of said vessel. Approved March 3 1825
AN ACT for the relief of Colonel William Duane.
Be it enacted, &c. That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby,
authorized and directed to settle the claim of Colonel William Duane, and allow him at the rate ot three dol.ars
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Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841. Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress, book, 1825; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30752/m1/483/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.