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420 FORTYFOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 41, 48, 49, 57. 1876. and twelve dollars and sixteen cents, or so much thereof as the said Hibben and Company shall prove, to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, that they have expended in the purchase of revenue-stamps used by them to stamp manufactured tobacco, upon which a tax had been previously paid under the revenue-laws in force ises, cn, isa, at the time of its manufacture and sale, but which was made liable to 15 SM-, 125- be stamped under the act of July twentieth, eighteen hundred and sixty- eight, thus requiring a double tax on the same tobacco; said payment to be made out of any money in the United States Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Approved, March 30, 1876. __APl`ll 6» 1876· CHAP. 48.-An act granting a pension to Ruth Ellen Greelaud Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United P¤¤=i<>¤ #0 Ruth States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In- Elm G'“’°1““d· terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Ruth Ellen Greelaud, widow of John H. Greelaud, late a captain in the Army of the United States, the- pension hereby granted to commence irom and after the passage of the act. MICHAEL C. KERR Speaker of the House of Representatives T. W. FERRY President of the Senate pro ternpore. Received by the President March 25, 1876. [Noam mr ras DEPARTMENT or Sure.-The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] Ap,-g] 5, 1g7g_ CHAP. 49.-An act to relieve S. J. Gholson of Mississippi, of political disabilities im- ...-—-— posed by the 14th Amendment of the Constitution. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ _P<>li¤i¢=»¤l disebil- States of America in Congress assembled, ( two thirds of each House concur-
- 'g§“ °f S· J- Gh°1" ring therein ;) That S. J Gholson of Monroe County Mississippi, be, and
‘ is hereby relieved of all political disabilities imposed by third section of 14th article of Amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Approved, April 6, 1876. .· . .— n ’n sio to liza e h . T oma wi ow I cnera ...A**“‘ “’· ‘*""· °“A" S" ‘*“ “£%.%it.“iit£t§i§.t if theEUnii1;utsg.teshA¤in;Z °‘ ° G ‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Pension to Eliz- States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In- ¤·b•‘>*l1 B·Tl¤°m’¤¤· terior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pensionlaws, the name of Elizabeth B. Thomas, widow of Lorenzo Thomas, late a brigadier-general of the Army of the United States, and pay her a pension at the rate of fifty dollars per month from and after the passage of this act. Approved, April 13, 1876.