PRIVATE ACTS OF THE FORTY-FOURTH CONGRESS _ OF THE UNITED STALTES, Passed at the jirst session, which was begun and held at the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, the sixth day of December, 1875, and was aobourned without day on Tuesday, the fifteenth day of August, 1876. ULYSSES S. GRANT, President. THOMAS W. FERRY was chosen President of the Senate pro tempore on the nineteenth of March, 1875, in special session, and continued to act as such until the termination of that session, and from the beginning of the regular session on the sixth of December, 1875, until its termination on the fifteenth of August, 1876. MIGHAEL C. KERR was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives on the sixth of December, 1875, and continued to act as such until the iirst of May, 1876, when he authorized SAMUEL S. Cox to act in his stead as Speaker pro tempore. On the twelfth of May, 1876, SAMUEL S. Cox was elected Speaker pro tempore, and on the twenty-fourth of June, 1876, M1LToN SAYLER. was elected Speaker pro tennrore and continued to act as such until the end of the session. CHAP. 'I.-An act to remove political disabilities of George S. Hawkins, of Florida Feb- 7, 1876- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United_ _ _ States of America in Congress assembled, (two-thirds of each House concur- _ _1’<*l¤*£<¤&l¢l¤¤¤b*é~ ring therein),That the political disabilities imposed by the fourteenth i§;’:,,;’ius °°rg° ‘ amendment of the Constitution of the United States by reason of par· ` ticipation in the rebellion, be, and they are hereby, removed irom George S. Hawkins, of the State of Florida. Approved, February 7, 1876. CHAP. 8.-Au act to authorize George P. Marsh to accept n. certain present from Fey 12,1375_ Mi; government of Switzerland, and a certain present from the government of ~..-·----—-—- y. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That George P. Marsh, the George Itmmli minister of the United States to the Kingdom of Italy, be, and he my ¤·¤°<>P* PFW hereby is, authorized and empowered to accept a chronometer tendered °° ‘ him by the Republic of Switzerland, and a table tendered him by the Kingdom of Italy, in recognition of his services to said governments as arbitrator in a disagreement between the same touching a question of boundary. Approved, February 12, 1876. CHAP. 16.-An act to remove the political disabilities of Daniel T. Chandler, of March 2, 1876. Baltimore, Maryland. ·-—·—·—··—··"· Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, (two-thirds of each House concur- Political disabilring therein, ) That all political disabilities imposed upon Daniel T. iii8S of" Dome! T· Chandler, of Baltimore, Maryland, by the fourteenth amendment of the Ch‘*“‘u“‘ _ Constitution of the United States, by reason of participation in the rebellion, are hereby removed. Approved, March 2, 1876. **5
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