Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress Page: 109
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APPENDIX— To Gales & Seatorts Register. 109
18th Congress, / , rr . , „ ~ ~ — :
2d Session. $ Laws oj the Lmted States,
ofPMsaroaquoddy, in the^ state of Maine, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and required to allow to
sa,d Thatcher, the sum of two thousand eight hundred and two dollars and sixty.one cents , which sum is charged
wd Catcher ,n h.s accounts w, h the 't reasury Department, and claimed by him as a foreign tonnage duty ™
certain British colonial vessels, which entered m said District in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-two said
Thatcher having admitted them to enter on the payment of the same duties as American vessels.
_ Approved—March3, 1825.
AJY ACT respecting the adjournment of the Circuit Court for the District of Columbia.
Beit enacted, &c. That all adjournments of the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Columbia
heretofore made, or which may hereafter be made, by any one Judge of the said Court, in Court sitting and in the
absence of the other J udges, shall be as valid as if made by all the Judges of the said Court.
AJV -ACT for the relief of Sarah Shittilo.
Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury pay to Sarah Shillio, out of any moneys in the Treasury
not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars, for a house destroyed in the summer of one
thousand eight hundred and thirteen, while in the occupation of the United States' troops; deducting, however
from the above sum, the amount that has been paid for the rent of said house, by an officer of the army of the
JIN ACT for the relief of Lemuel Wootten.
Be it enacted, &c. That tliere be paid to Lemuel Wootten, out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise ap-
propriated, the sum of seven hundred dollars, for a wagon and four horses, with harness, lost in the service of the
United States, in the year eighteen hundred and eighteen, deducting therefrom whatever sum may have been paid
for the use of said wagon and team.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
AJ\" ACT for the relief of Moses Plumer.
Be it enacted, &?c. That it shall and may be lawful for Moses Plumer, a soldier in the late war, to locate and en-
ter, with the Register of the Land Office for the proper district in the Territory of Arkansas, according to the sec-
tional and divisional lines, any unappropriated quarter section of land within the Military District in said territory;
and upon such location and entry being made, it shall be the duty of the Register to issue to the said Moses Plu-
mer a certificate, specifying therein the quarter section so located and entered. And it shall be the duty of the
Commissioner of the General Land Office to issue a patent tor the land so located and entered whenever the cer-
tificate aforesaid shall be presented to him for that purpose : Provided, That, before such location and entry shall
be made, the said Moses Plumer shall surrender to the Register the patent which he now holds from the United
States, for the southeast quarter of section four, of township ten, in range five, west of the tract appropriated for
military bounties, in the territory of Arkansas, accompanied by such a release of his interest to the land therein spe-
cified, as the Commissioner of the General Land Office shall direct.
AJV A CT for the relief of Francis Wrigh t, Son, and other heirs of Francis Wright, deceased.
Beit enacted, &c. That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue to Francis
■Wright, Son, and other heirs of Francis Wright, deceased, a military land warrant for one hundred acres of land
for ltevolutionary services of the deceased, in lieu of a warrant for the same quantity of land which had been issued
to tlic- said Francis Wright, Son, and their heirs of Francis Wright, in February, one thousand eight hundred and
twenty-four, and which is proven to have been lost before the same was located.
AJV ACT to change the time of holding the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Be it enacted. Z3c. That the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Louisiana shall be an-
nualiv holden in the City of New Orleans, on the second Monday of December, instead of the third Monday of
November, as now prescribed by law.
Sec. 2. And he it further enacted, That all suits, actions, writs, processes, and other proceedings, which now are
pending in said District Court, or which are, ot may hereafter be, commenced for, or returnable to, the said Dis-
trict Court on the third Monday of November, as heretofore established, shall be returnable to, heard, tried, and
proceeded'with, in the said District Court, in the same manner as if the time for holding thereof had not been
cha"Sed- Approved—March 3,1825.
AJ\'ACTto make Castine a port of entry for slaps or vessels ceming from beyond the Cape of Good Hope.
lie it enacted, &c. That, from and after the first day of April next, Castine, in the state of Maine, shall be, and is
hereby, made a port of entrv tor ships or vessels coming from beyond the Cape of Good Hope. , „
' " Approved—JHarch o, WZs.
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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/m1/485/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.