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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 54-57 . 1897. 771 with loss of pay and confinement in the penitentiary, and to grant him an honorable discharge from the said service, said discharge to date December fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five. Received by the President, January 5, 1897. [NOTE mr THE DEPARTLFENT or STATE.-—Th8 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.] CHAP.-55.-An Act To pension William H. Nesbitt. J¤¤¤¤’¥ 16, 1897- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the ¥*“*""m,u H-, N°"’*,'·'— Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place upon the pension rolls the name of Wihiam H. Nesbitt, late a private in Company F, Semnd Illinois Cavalry, at the rate of thirty dollars per month, in lieu of pension heretofore granted. Received by the President, January 5, 1897. [No1·E ny r11E DEPARTMENT or STATE.—Th0 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.] CHAP. 56.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Isaac H. Whetsel, of ·T¤¤¤¤y 16. 1877- Louisville, Kentucky. L1; Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to increase the pension of Isaac H. Whetsel, late private in Company B, Second Begiment United States Cavalry, to sixteen dollars per month, for gunshot wound of right thigh and callouses of buttocks, in lieu of the pension which he now receives. Received by the President, January 5, 1897. [NOTE nr THE DEPABTMENT or STATE.—TllB ibn-cgoing act having been presented to the President of the United States lor 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.] CHAP. 5'l.—An Act To increase the pension of Mary L. Bacon, widow of the late ·l¤¤¤¤W W IF"- George B. Bacon, late lieutenantwommander of the United States Navy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United M L Ba States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage 1»§,,,;,,,,,‘Q§,Y,l';,,1_ of this Act there be allowed and paid to Mary L. Bacon, widow of the late George B. Bacon, lieutenant-commander, United States Navy, a pension at the rate of forty dollars per month during her widowhood, in place of thirty dollars per month, which she is now receiving. Received by the President, January 5, 1897. [Horn mr run DEPARTMENT or STATE.-The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval,