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1010 FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cris. 297, 298, 303. 1894. P%Y¤¤°¤* *°· f°F PN T. Heard, for professional services rendered, out of any moneys appro- $°di5°s:ieis:¤E·vd1$s°;Z1 priated or t0_ be appropriated by Congress for the “Old Settlers" or lm *¤*“°”°· Western Cherokee Indians, by reason of a judgment rendered Juno sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, by the Court of Claims, in favor of the “O1d Settleisgior V1VestierndChe3okee Iitidians, II}. case immbe ed sixteen thousan ve un re an nine y-nine or cer ain mdneys and lands due, arising irom or growing out of certain treaty Ana, p. 451. stipulations or Acts of Congress, amounting to eight hundred thousand three hundred and eighty- six dollars and thirty-one cents, in compliance with the mandate of the Supreme Court of the United States, the sum of ten thousand dollars, or such part thereoi, if any, as shall remain of the thirty-five per centum set apart by resolution 1H various councils of said “O1d Settlers" or Western Cherokee Indians, for the expense of the prosecution of said claim, after the ascertainment and determination of the amount of such fees and charges and other claims as are gmwgmm properly chargeable against said thirty-five per centum: Provided, That "“"the Secretary of the Interior shall iirst determine that the said professional services were rendered to said “Old Settlers" or Western Cherokee Indians, and were contracted for in good faith by persons authorized to represent said Indians. Approved, August I5, 1894. August 17, im. CHAP. 298.-An Act To authorize the appointment of James William Abert to -——-———· the retired list of the Army. · Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United James W i11i=¤¤ States of America in Congress assembled, That the President be, and he Ag}? bg appointed is hereby, authorized, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, K¤_·,l¤r. AMY "*“’°d to appoint James William Abert to the Army of the United States, and ‘ to place said Abert on the retired list thereof with the rank of major of engineers. Received by the President, August 6, 189-1. [Norn nr run Dnrsurunur or STn·n.—-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.] · August 20.1894. CHAP. 303.-An Act Granting a pension to Nettie N. Seaver. Be it enacted the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 1If::¢::¤1f-S¤¤*¤r- States of America. on Congress assemlzled, That the Secretary of the rm, P. nm. interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject t0_ the provisions_ and limitations of the pension laws, the name ot Nettie N. Seaver. widow of Henry '1‘. Seaver, late a private in Company K, Fourth Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry. Received by the President, August S, 1894. [Nocrn nr run Dnrmrnnmr on Srusn.-The foregoing act having bcc3i ppelsented ao the Rgsidfpm og the; United States for his approval, an no aving een re ne r im o the house of Con ressi h` h it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitutionuovt the United States, has become a law without his approval.]