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828 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cns. 371, 398-400. 1897. 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.] Marcin, IM. CHAP. 398.-An Act Authorizing the persons herein named to accept certain

  • 1***** decorations and testimonials from the late Hawaiian Government.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Rj;j*;_*::i*t*;P;;*;*:é°P, States of America in Congress assembled, That Rear-Admiral George mwsaaaannm. Brown, United States Navy, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept ‘*°°*¤° B""- a decoration of a Knight Grand Officer of the Royal Order of Kalakaua, · conferred upon him by the King of the Hawaiian Islands on December fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, in recognition of his services to the King upon the occasion of his visit to California; - c¤»·g¤r.1mw. That Ensign George P. Blow, United States Navy, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept a decoration of the Royal Order of Kalakaua, conferred upon him by the Queen of the Hawaiian Islands in recognition of his services to the late King; amp s. Dyer. That Lieutenant George S. Dyer, United States Navy, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept a decoration of a Knight Companion of the Royal Order of Kalakaua, conferred upon him by the King of the Hawaiian Islands on December fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, in réecotgnition of his services to the King upon the occasion of his visit to ali oruia; . F¤¤k1-•*i·r•- That Frank Laviere, of the United States steamer Charleston, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept a medal of honor conferred upon him by the Queen of the Hawaiian Islands in recognition of his services to the late King; ¤•·¤·s·<>· ¤¤·r- That Captain George C. Remey, United States Navy, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept a decoration of a Knight Commander of the Royal Order of Kalakaua, conferred upon him by the King of the Hawaiian Islands on December fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, in recognition of his services to the King upon the occasion of his visit to California; George W. Woods. That Medical Inspector George W. Woods, United States Navy, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept a decoration of the Royal Order of Kalakaua, conferred upon him by the Queen of the Hawaiian Islands in recognition of his services to the late King. Approved, March 3, 1897. March 3. 1897- CHAP. 399.-An Act Authorizing Rear-Admiral W. A. Kirkland to accept a gold ··*·***·"—*"" box presented to him by the Emperor of Germany. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United W- A- K1rk1•¤·r States of America in Congress assembled, That Rear-Admiral W. A. ,,,,’§}‘§“j;’,'g,’§',§{.",§¥’(§’§,f Kirkland, United States Navy, be, and he is hereby, authorized to ¤¤¤¤y· accept a gold box presented to him by the Emperor of Germany. Approved, March 3, 1897. March 3, 1897. CHAP. 400.-An Act Authorizing Herbert H. D. Peirce to accept a medal from the ——————————- Russian Government. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United girbvrtll Q-Pegg States of America in Congress assembled, That Herbert H. D. Peirce,

,,,m’gL°°,;,_°’ '" secretary of legation at Saint Petersburg, be, and he hereby is, authorized to accept a medal conferred upon him by the Imperial Russian

Government in recognition of his services at the time of the corouation of the Czar. Approved, March 3, 1897.