Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress Page: 116
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416 APPENDIX—To (rales & Sea tori's Register.
^ *o'i w°NGRESS' £ Laws of the United States.
2(1 SESSION. > J
Sec. 2. And belt further enacted, That the Secretary of War issue a warrant to the heirs of said William M'Clure
for the bounty land to which their father was entitled by his enlistment and service in the army of the United
Approved—March 3, 1325.
MCT for the relief of William P. Tonge,
Be it enacted, etc. That there be paid to William P. Yonge, out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise
appropriated, the sum of three hundred and thirty-eight dollars, being the amount of extra tonnage duty and light
money illegally exacted by the Collector of St. Mary's, of the owners of the British brig Henry, in the year eigh-
teen hundred and eighteen.
_____ Approved—March 3, 1825.
JIN ACT for the relief of John Heck.
Be it cnacted, etc. That John Heck be, and he is hereby, released from a judgment obtained against him, as the
surety of Nicholas Krehl, late a Postmaster at Shippingsburg, bj the Postmaster General, for the use of the United
States: Provided, That the said Heck shall pay the legal costs which have accrued in the prosecution of said de-
AJV ACT for the relief of John Cram.
JBe it enacted, etc. That the accounting officers of the Treasury Department be, and t'ley hereby are, authorized
to audi! and settle the cluim of John Crain, on account of a certificate, No. eight thousand three hundred and four-
teen, issued in favor of James Swart, by John I'ierce, arc! dated thirteenth of August, one thousand seven hun-
dred and eight)-four, for one hundred dollars; which certificate has been lost, and appears to be outstanding and
unpaid, and to pay to the said John Crain, or his legal representatives, the principal of the said certificate, and so
much of the interest as appears to be due thereon, out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated :
Provided, That the said John Crain, or his legal representatives, execute and deliver to the Comptroller of the.
Treasury, a bond of indemnity, in such sum, and with such security, as the said Comptroller may approve.
AJV ACT for the relief of the representatives of Frederick Goetz and Charles W. Westfall.
Be it enacted, iic. That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department settle and adjust the claim
of the representatives of Frederick Goetz and Charles W. Westfall, for the manufacturing of one thousand and
nineteen muskets, for the United States, under a contract with Tench Coxe, entered into on Ihe thirteenth day
of July, one thousand eight hundred and eight, and make them such further allowance as shall be equal to that
allowed to others who contracted about the same time to manufacture arms for the United Slates, and who have
liad their contracts settled under special acts of Congress, keeping in view the quality of the arms delivered, with
the additional labor bestowed, more than would have been necessary to have made muskets equal to the pattern
gun; and such allowance, so made, shall be paid out of a«\ money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated :
Provided, That, before the representatives of Frederick Goetx and Charles W. Westfall be entitled to receive any
money under the provisions of this act, they shall exhibit to the said officers satisfactory proof of their appoint-
. Approved—March 3,1825.
A.\r ACT for the relief of the Companies of Mounted Hangers, commanded by Captains Jioyle and Jl'P Girth.
Be it enacted, &c. That the provisions of an act, entitled " An act for the relief of the Officers, Volunteers, and
other persons, engaged in the late campaign against the Seminole Indians," be, and the same are, extended sa
as to embrace the officers and men who composed two companies of Mounted Rangers, commanded by Captain
Thomas II, Boyle and Captain McGirth, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, on the southern
frontier of the United States; and the officers and men composing the companies beforementioned shall be en-
titled to receive all the benefits of said recited act, as those who served in the campaign against the.Sentiinole In-
dians, and no more.
AV" ACT for the relief of James Lenox and William Maitland, G. B. Abeel, Gulian Ludlow, and Hector Scott.
Beit enacted, etc. That the Secretary of the Treasury be,and he-is hereby, authorized and empowered to pay to
J.Lenox and W. Maitland. G. B, Abeel, Gulian Ludlow, and Hector Scott, the amount of their several debentures,
which were issued to the persons above mentioned, in their own rights, or held by them as legal representatives
or assignees ofj persons to whom such debentures were originally issued, by Joshua Sands, when Collector of the
customs for the port of New-York, for the payment of the drawback of duties on merchandise exported to New-
Orleans, between the first day of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, and the tenth day of Febru-
ary, one thousand eiglu hundred -• Provided, however, That satisfactory proof be first given to the Secretary of the
Treasury, that the goods, wares, or merchandise, on which the drawback of duties is hereby allowed, were landed
at New Orleans.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That a sum, not exceeding seven hundred and thirty-nine dollars be, and the
same is hereby, appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of
paying the debentures above mentioned.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
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