Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress Page: 118
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118 APPENDIX—To Gales & Beaton's Register.
182d SEsstoNSS' \ Laws of the United States.
AN ACT for the relief of Jonathan Hudson, of Baltimore.
Be it enacted, etc. That the sum of four hundred and thirty dollars be allowed to Jonathan Hudson, of Baltimore,
in part payment of the revenue bond, given by Matthew Pascal, on which he was one of the sureties, being so much
paid by him as consignee of the Spanish brig San Francisco, Miguel Zenteno master, to the Collector of Norfolk j
Which payment was illegally exacted, he having previously paid the tonnage duty, on entry of said brig, to the
Collector of the port of Baltimore.
AN ACT discharging a judgment against the Representatives of Elijah Wadsioorth, deceased.
Be it enacted, etc. That a judgment rendered in favor of the United States in the Circuit Court of the United
States, in ana tor the Seventh Ohio District, at the July term, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-four,
against the representatives of Elijah VVadsworth, deceased, late a Major General in the service of the United
States, be, and the same is hereby, discharged, and made null and void.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT for the relief of Joseph Dozet and Antoine Bourgoud.
lie it enacted, etc. That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, au-
thorized and directed to ascertain and settle the claims of Joseph Dozet and Antoine Bourgoud, for the damage
done by the destruction of their property, adjoining the garr soil on the river Raisin, in the Michigan territory, on
the fifteenth day or August, in the year eighteen hundi'- d and twelve, by order of Colonel John Anderson, com-
mandant 0! said garrison; and that the amount thereof be paid out of any unappropriated moneys in the Treasury:
Provided, That the sum, so allowed, shall not exceed four hundred dollars : And Provided, also, That it shall be
made to appear that the said Joseph Dozet and Antoine Bourgoud have not received the amount of their claim
or any pan thereof, trom the said John Anderson ; and that the aforesaid sum, when paid, shall be in full satisfac-
tion lor two several judgments, heretofore recovered against the said Anderson.
Approved—March 3, 18S5.
AN ACT for the relief of Otis Pendleton, Harris Pendleton, John I'. Delaplaine, Elijah P. Delaplaine, and others.
Be it enacted, etc. That the Collector of the Customs for the District of New London, in.Connecticut, be, and he
is hereby, directed to pay to Otis Pendleton, and Harris Pendleton, late owners of a fishing schooner called the
Elizabeth, ot sixty-three tons and forty-two ninety-fifths of a ton burthen, which vessel was lost at sea, anc'. to the
persons composing the crew of said schooner, the allowance to which said vessel would have been entitled had
she returned into port after completing her fishing term; to be distributed according to law.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Collector for the port of New York be, and he is hereby, directed to
pay to John F. Delaplaine and Elijah P. Delaplaine, owners of a fishing schooner called the Sandford William, of
the burthen of one hundred and twenty-five tons, and to the persons composing the crew of the said schooner, to
be distributed according to law, the amount of the fishing allowance, the payment of which was refused by the said
Collector, in consequence of the loss of the original fishing ag: eement accidentally burnt during the fishing voyage
of the said schooner, in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four.
Approved—March 3, 1825.
AN ACT to extend the time for the settlement of private land claims in the territory of Florida, ti> provide for the pre-
servation of the pub'ic Archives in said Territory, and for the relief of John Johnson.
Be it enacted, etc. That, when the Secretary of the Treasury shall be satisfied that John Johnson, of Indiana, did
enter, at t tie Brookville Land Office, in said state, the east half of the northeast quarter of section thirty-five, and
the west half of the northwest quarter of section thirty-six, in township seventeen, north, in range four, east, by
mistake, instead of the east half of the southeast quarter, and the west half of the southwest quarter of the same
sections, it shall be lawful for a patent to be issued to the said John Johnson for the two last mentioned half quar-
ters, so iniended to be entered, on his relinquishing to the United States his interest in, and surrendering the pa-
tent issued for, the two first mentioned half quarters, in such manner as shall be directed by the Secretary of the
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, the Commissioners appointed to ascertain claims and titles to the land in
East Florida, be, and they are hereby, authorized to continue their session until the first Monday of January, one
thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, under the same laws, ordinances, and regulations, heretofore established
for their government.
Sec, 3. And be it further enacted, That so much of the act, entitled "An act to extend the time limited for the
settlement of private land claims in Florida, as renders void all claims to land in said territory, not filed on or
before the first day of September, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, be, and the same is hereby,
repealed, and it shall be lawful for claims to be filed before the Board of Commissioners in East Florida, any time
prior to the first day of November, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, f hat there shall be appointed two additional Clerks to the Board of Commis-
sioners of Eust Florida, to each of whom shall be allowed the sum of seven hundred dollars, to be paid quarterly
by the Treasury of the United States.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That each of the Commissioners appointed for the examination of claims in
East Florida, be allowed at the rate of two thousand dollars per annum, in full for their services, to be paid quarter-
ly at tiie Treasury of the United States, out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated : Provided,
however. That no one of said Commissioners shall be entitled to draw any portion of the compensation hereby al-
lowed him, except on showing an actual and faithful performance of the duties required of him.
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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/m1/494/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.