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FIFTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cns. 441-443. 1889. 1313 CHAP. 441.-An act for the relief of Hayem and Taylor. llnmh 2, ism. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re resentatives of the United og America in Co*n.gG·ess assembled? That all the right, Ee_r¤¤¤_¤¤<1 '1‘»as:1<>r» title, claim, an_ interest of the nited States to certain tracts of c0¤veg°.,d1§,_I”“m°” land in the Iparish of Iberia, in the State of Louisiana, and described as a tract 0 land near the town of New Iberia, in said State, and further described in the official maps of the General Land Office of . the United States as section thirteen, township eleven south, range six east, late southwest district of Louisiana, containing two hundred and twenty-one eighty-three hundredths acres, be, and the same is hereby. granted and conveyed to Hayem and Taylor, successors of Havem, Taylor, and De Blanc, their successors, transferees, vendees, and assignees: Provided, That this shall have the effect on] of a homo. qhu1t—claim of all the right, title, and interest of the United States t erein, not to effect any valid adverse right or title to said land, nor Adverse um not create any liability on the part of the United States. '“°°‘°"· ‘ Approved, March 2, 1889. CHAP. 442.-An act for the relief of Faran and Mclean. March 2, 1809. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the · United States of Amerma in Congress assembled, That the Commis- rmi; mu mmm. sioner of Internal Revenue be, and he is hereby, authorized and di- °° *’° “’°°“‘ rected to reopen and reconsider the claim of Faran and McLean for the refunding of certain taxes alleged to have been improperly and illegally assessed and collected, namely, for the amount of two thousand two hundred and sixty dollars, as claimed by them in the papers now on file in the Treasury De artment; and if, upon reopening and ‘ reconsidering said claim, said Commissioner shall find said taxes, or any part of the same, to have been illegally or impfoperly asses ed and co ected from said claimants, it is berebv made is duty to audit and ascertain the amount of taxes so illegally and improperly collected from said claimants, deducting, however, any legal unpaid taxes which claimants should have pa1d and did not, 1f any there shall be, under section one hundred and three of the act o June thirtieth eiglhteen hundred and sixty}-four, entitled "An act to provide inter- vu. ia, p sm. na revenue to support the overnment, to pay interest on the public debt, and for other purposes;" and the Secre aniy of the Treasury is hereby authorized and required to pay, out o any moneys in the Puymentofnmount Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the amount of taxes so found ‘*“°‘ b said Commissioner of nternal Revenue as aforesaid to have been illegally and improperly assessed and collected to the said Faran and McLean. Approved, March 2, 1889. T 443.-An act for the relief of John R. Womid, John T. Ballard, and John Mucha vm . ew. . Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That John R. TJggg&§aW$·jgg Wood, as principal, and John T. Ballard and John T. Belew, as ’1‘;Be}ew.’ sureties, be. and they are hereby, relieved of the payment of the tax ,,§,§’§‘§§‘§§,f"§§ M" on one hundred and fifty-four gallons of brandy, amounting to the sum of one hundred and thirty-eight dollars and sixty cents, said brandy having been destroyed by fire on the third day of Augpst, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, near the village of White all §l\§oorman’s River post-office), in the County of A bemarle. State of iria, and that they be further relieved of all penalties incident to thbnnon-payment of said tax. srxr L——vor.. xxv——83