456 THIRTY~FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 77, 78, 79, 80. 1856. dogwood; thence west one hundred and thirty-three poles, to the place of beginning; containing two hundred acres, being the same tract of land conveyed by A. Morehouse to John Martin Merriwether, by deed, dated February iirst, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and live; and being, also, that part of the two tracts of land, amounting in the aggregate to four hundred acres, claimed by the said Randall D. Livingston 1851,ch.26. before the commissioners appointed under the act entitled "An act for vol, iX_ p_ 597_ the settlement of certain classes of private land claims within the limit; of the Baron de Bastrop grant," occ., approved March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, which was not confirmed by the said commissioners. pmum, mus, Sec. 2. And be it farther enacted, That the Commissioner of the General Land-Office shall, upon the receipt of a plat and certificate of survey of the said tract of land, legally executed by the proper officer, issue a 0] Ts <>P¢1i=}t? patent for the same: Provided, however, That such patent shall only qaighrfcgt " 2} operate as a relinquishment, on the part of the United States, and shall title of the U. not affect or pre_]ud1ce the rights of any third person. St“*°$· Approved, August 6, 1856. August 6, 1856. CHAP. LXXVII.—-An Act for the Rj:l1'q'M¢%llrz. bl. E. MrKnzyht, Widow of Francis `*""*' . 1 c my t. Be it enacted the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Mrs. M. E. Me- States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Klgfgll 0;** bf Interior be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to place upon the 2,,,, ,.0u_ Pm pension list the name of Mrs. M. E. McKnight, widow of Francis M. McKnight, who was, while in the discharge of his duty as an artificer of ordnance, accidentally killed on the twenty-second June, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, in the same manner as if he had been killed in battle —her pension to commence upon the day of the death of her late husband. Approved, August 6, 1856. August 6, 1856. CHAP. LXXVIII.—An Act _/or the Relief of Joseph Eli. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United P£¤§¤£ vt JS- States of America in Oongress assembled, That the pension allowed to ?jf,,eM;d_ tO 8 Joseph Hill, an invalid pensioner, be increased to twelve dollars per month, from June twenty-five, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, and to continue during his natural life. APPROVED, August 6, 1856. August 6, 1856. CHA2. LXXIX.-An Ad to oonjirm Joseph Wandestrand in his flitle to certain Lands. Tum of Joseph SiRe it pn-;1zcted.by the Senate and H,;1;;¢;iq]frRep1;;sema1ti$$.s og the Ugzigzd d 8 3, · • ggggtgrqgggdgg ...1 ifi. t'5f§£§“f 2£'.t.‘2£?·Z3“€f.“§?.3 mi’.’.. E.2..§?.T‘1’I.'£ SS`?. tt? Louisiana con- State of Louisiana, and described as follows, to wit: Sections numbered m`m°d· fifty-five, fifty-six, and fifty-seven, in township numbered twelve south, _ of range numbered ten east east of the Missi·si i River in the south- ,0 3:“g$;*£°; eastern district of Louisianizi Provided, Thatbthlig act shah only be conrennriuishmem; Strued to be a relinquishment on the part of the United States; and shall of tit e. no; prejudice, or in any way affect, the rights of any third person. PPROVED, August 6, 1856. August 6, 1856. Cnr. LXXX.——An Act jbr the Relief of Richard Albritton. S Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Richard Albrit- tutes of America in Congress assembled, That Richard Albritton be, mn ““°h°""d°° and he is hereby authorized to locate, free of cost, six hundred and forty
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