THIRTY—NINTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 8, 9, 10, 12. 1866. 3 For revolutionary pensions and pensions of widows, children, mothers, Y°¤¤l°¤¤· and sisters of soldiers as provided for by acts of March eighteen, eighteen hundred and eighteen, May fifteen, eighteen hundred and twenty- eight, June seven, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, July four, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, July seven, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, March three, eighteen hundred and forty-three, June seven, eighteen hundred and forty-tbur, February two, July twenty-one, and July twenty-nine, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, February three, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, June three, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, and July fourteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, two millions five hundred thousand dollars. ' Approved, February 7, 1866. CHAP. VIII. —- An Act to regulate the Registering of Vessels. Feb. 10, 1868. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ States of America in Congress assembled, That no ship or vessel, which Argggfgifgl has been recorded or registered as an American vessel, pursuant to law, Says authorized and which shall have been licensed or otherwise authorized to sail under to Sqil ¤¤d¤1‘ 8 a foreign iiag, and to have the protection of any foreign` government §;;°l§'; $$,1%:; during the existence of the rebellion, shall be deemed or registered as an notto be deemed American vessel, or shall have the rights and privileges of American iiéglnggggut vessels, except under the provisions of an act of Congress authorizing &c_ s' P such registry. APPROVED, February 10, 1866. CHAP. IX. —An Act granting the jranking Privilege to illarg Lincoln. Feb. 10, 18E6L Be it enacted bg the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all letters and packets ,1 F'*‘¤kl“€ lf; carried by post, to and from Mary Lincoln, widow of the late Abraham H5? fri;;;?,, Lincoln, be conveyed free of postage during her natural life. Approved, Februray 10, 1866. CHAP. X.-—-An Act authorizing an Increase of the clerical Force in the Post Office Feb. 16, 1866. Department. U Be it enacted bg the Senate and House rg" Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in addition to the clerical _ (;l°¤'l°’-ll f°*'°° force now authorized by law in the Post Office Department, the Postmaster K,&,:°,§;,)§E,?,$,i;; General be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint and employ four clerks be increased, and of class one, seven of class two,’fourteen of class three, and four of class h°" P‘“d· four; and said clerks shall be paid until the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Approved, February 16, 1866. CHA]?. XII. —An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to prevent the Spread of for- March 6, 1866. eign Diseases among the Cattle of the United States," approved December eighteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-fi1:e._ Ame; P_ L Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an act entitled "An act to prevent the spread of tbreign diseases among the cattle of the United States," approved December eighteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, is hereby amended so as to read as follows: Be it enacted bg the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the importation of neat I¤¤P¤¤‘*¤'=l¤¤d cattle and the hides of neat cattle from any foreign country into the :?§;s°§f;°;;',?d United States is hereby prohibited: Provideob however, That the op:ra~ prohibited. i
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