Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 44 Part 3.djvu/337

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SIXTY·NINTH CONGRESS. Sasa. II. Cue. 120-123. · 1927. 1769 same is hereby, released, relinquished,1and conirmed by the United States to the equitable owners of the »equitable.titles·tbereto and to their respective heirs and forever, as fully and completely, in every m?ect.whatever, as oo d be done bypatents issued according to law: rovekled, That this Act shall amount onlyto a - oai; umm saw ment of any title that the United States has, or is supposed to ve, ““°'°“°°'·‘“”°"· in and to any of said lands, and shall not be construed to abridge, iiitipair, injure, prejudice, or divest in any manner any valid rig t, t` e,· or interest of any person or body corporate whatever; the true intent of this Act beingto concede and abandon all right, title, and interest of the United tates to those persons, estates, iirms, or cor- porations who would be the true and lawful owners o said lands by reason of long continuous possession under color of title with claim of ownership, or otherwise, under the lawsof Alabama, including the laws of prescription and limitation, in the absence of the said interest, title, and estate of the United States. Approved, February 12, 1927. CHAP. 121.-An Act To authorize the Commissioner of the General Land F•i¥¤`i.!2'i•;2ii"° ' Oiiice to dispose by sale of certain public land in the State of Arkansas. ‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and Home of Re eatativea ofthe ¤¤¤¤v¤-H¤¤¤¤¤- United States of America in Oongereaa aaaemble¢£7T"bat·the Commis· If•Z1¤l$.°°t°°' sioner of the General Land Ollice , and he is hereby, authorized and directed to convey by patent to Gustav E. Hofmann the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section 28, of township 6 north of range 28 west, fifth yérincipal meridian, in the State of Arkansas upon payment by said ustav E. Hoffmann to the United States of the sum of $1.25 ger acre, at within ninety days after mm enactment of this ct: Provided, at ups: default onxlyart of said raymeimeqauea Hoffmann in maki1;g1 such payment wit ` said peri , all rights hereby conferred sh lapse. Approved, February 12, 1927. y February! 1927. CHAP. 122.-An Act For the relief of Maurice E. Kinsey. Be it enacted by the Senate amd Home of Re cntativea of the M·¤r¤¤¤¤- 1¤¤¤•v- United States of America in 0'ongreaa aescmbZed?Twliat the Secretary ».¤l:i%Y:}i$.°' M"` · of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay out of any moneyin the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full settlement against the Government, to Maurice,E..Kinsey, the sum of $5,000 in fu 1 compensation for injuries sustained in an acci- dent in the elevator in the Federal building at Rochester, New York, on May 14, 1924, andfor the expense of medical treatment thereby made necessary- Approved, February 12, 1927. CHAP. 128.-An Act For the relief of James Gaynor. F°i>1iii·iZ , life it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Umted States of America in Oongress assembled, That the Secretary {,¤¤¤¤ ¤gv¤¤? of theTreasury be, and he is hereby, authorizedand directedto pay, m:1yi°¤{g°.ii1ei?' °r pw out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise ap ropriated, and ° m full settlement against the Government, to James Gaynor the sum of $3,508 for bodily injuries sustained by him on May 24, 1925, on