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842 THIRTY—SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 53, 54, 55, 58, 59. 1860. MW 22, 1860- C¤.u>. LIII.—An Actfar the lklig/' of Edward N Kent. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Uongress assembled, Tliat the Secretary of the Treas- $20000 to be ury be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay to Edward N. 1;*6 hd""“`d Kent, of New York, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise aphigngbggaxg 3,,, pr0priatcd,tbc sum of twenty thousand dollars in full compensation for separating gold, the perpetual use in all the present and future minting establishmc-mtg of S"' the United States, of the apparatus for separating gold and other precious metals from foreign substances, of which the said Edwardxlg. Kent IS the inventor and patcutee : Provided The said Edward N. cnt shall have frst secured to the United States lhs perpetual use of the said apparatus as aforesaid, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury. .A1>1>1z0vm>, May 22, 1860. May 22, 1860. CHAP. LIV.—-An Act for the Relief of Sweeny, Rittenhouse, Fam and Company. Bc it enacted ky the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Ozmgress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas- _ lfortion of prq- ury bc, and he is hereby, directed to refund to Sweeny, Rittenhouse, Fam g¤ml£3‘¥0rd;P£'g§ and Company so much of their preliminary deposit of one per ccntum mm mended, made with the Treasurer of the United States upon their bid for three millions of dollars of the stock of the United States, under the advertisemept of lIhcdSc(;:rct21·£&0f ih; Treaiury, dated fDece]p1ber sageptciplnth, eiv teen un re an y-e1g t, ont e amounto stoc umssue 0 cm, bgng one per ccntum on the diflbrence awarded to them of three millions and the actual amount of stock issued to them. APPROVED, May 22, 1860. Ma 22 1860. C .LV.—A Act th R1‘/ Sa mA. W r, Gemgq MOull h, H' "L‘L'"" HAP n follIcO€'ull0el1_:]ln, 3;:1 Gzucarlea Pendggrast. 6 C Wg mm Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Samuel A. West, George Release frm McCullough, Hiram McCullough, and Charles Pcudergrast bc, and they E‘;‘;:';'f;n;°a‘{°' are hereby, released from their liability on 21 contract entered into with Gosport, vu. the United States on the seventeenth day of November, eighteen hundred gud fifcp-aix, for the delivery of stone at the navy yard at Gosport, in the tate 0 irginin. APPROVED, May 22, 1860. May 25, 1860. CHAP. LVIII.—An Actjbr the Religf of Ann Scott. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States ¢fAmerica m Congress assembled, That there be paid to Mrs. Ann Payment to be Scott, widow of the late William B. Scott, two par centum upon such m*‘d° *°· sums as 1% palpl from the navy pension fund during the time he was navy agent at as mgton. Approved, May 25, 1860. May 25, 1860. Cxur. LIX.-—An Act for the Reliqf of GA§;1gZz M. Elliott, lWdow of Captain Edward . t. Be it enacted by the Senate and House cg' Representatives of ihe United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasfgsogpvgipe pgxid ury bc, and hereby is, clircgtcd to pay to Asenath M. Elliott, widow of ertyfwtonglg P' the latc.C:1pta.1n E. G-. Elliott, of the United States army, out of 3U}' taken. m0¤€y 1Y1¥h€_U‘€¤S¤1'_Y 1'l0t·0tll€1`W1SB appropriated, the sum of five th011- saud dollars, m compensation for private property applied to the payment