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list, Abel Turney, mariner, disabled while in the service of the United States, at the rate of one dollar per month, to commence on the first day of January, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-one.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted,Act of March 23, 1792, ch. 11. That the arrears of the said pensions be paid as the laws direct in similar cases.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted,Comptroller to adjust the account—
Of Joseph Pannil.
That the comptroller of the treasury be, and he hereby is required to adjust the accounts of Joseph Pannil, a lieutenant-colonel in the service of the United States, as a deranged officer, upon the principles of the act of the late Congress, of the third of October, one thousand seven hundred and eighty, and to allow him the usual commutation of the half pay for life of a lieutenant-colonel, and that the register of the treasury be, and he hereby is required to grant a certificate for the amount of the balance due to him. That the comptroller adjust the account of the late brigadier-general De Haas,Of the late Brig. Gen. De Haas. admitting to the credit of the said account, such sums as by evidence shall appear to have been advanced for the public service, and which have been charged by the United States to the officers who have received the same for the public service, and that the said register do grant a certificate for the balance due on such settlement. That the said comptroller adjust the account of Thomas M’Intire,Of Thomas M’Intire. a captain in the service of the United States, during the late war, and allow him the usual commutation of the half pay for life of a captain, andRegister to issue certificates. that the said register grant a certificate for the amount thereof accordingly.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted,Comptroller to adjust the account of—
Francis Suzor Debevere.
That the comptroller of the treasury be, and he hereby is required to adjust the account of Francis Suzor Debevere, a surgeon’s mate in the service of the United States during the late war, and who remained in captivity to the end thereof, and that the register of the treasury be, and he hereby is required to grant a certificate for the amount which shall be found due for the services of the said Francis Suzor Debevere. That the said comptroller adjust the account of Robert King,Robert King. as a lieutenant, deranged, upon the principles of the act of the late Congress, passed the twenty-fourth day of November, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-eight, and that the said register grant a certificate accordingly. That the comptrollerLemuel Sherman. adjust the account of Lemuel Sherman, as a sailing-master of a galley on Lake Champlain, and as such taken prisoner; andRegister to grant certificates. that the said register grant a certificate accordingly.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted,Grant to N. F. Westfall. That there be granted to Nicholas Ferdinand Westfall, who left the British service and joined the army of the United States, during the late war, one hundred acres of unappropriated land in the western territory of the United States, free of all charges, and also the sum of three hundred and thirty-six dollars, out of any money appropriated to the contingent charges of government.

Approved, March 27, 1792.




April 12, 1792

Chap. ⅩⅨ.—An Act for ascertaining the bounds of a tract of land purchased by John Cleves Symmes.[1]


Be it enacted, &c., That the president of the United States be, and he hereby is, authorized,President authorized to alter the contract with John C. Symmes, &c. at the request of John Cleves Symmes, or his agent or agents, to alter the contract, made between the late board of treasury and the said John Cleves Symmes, for the sale of a tract of land of one million of acres, in such manner that the said tract may extend from the mouth of the Great Miami to the mouth of the Little Miami, and be bounded by the river Ohio on the south, by the Great Miami on the west, by the Little Miami on the east, and by a parallel

  1. For the act authorizing the grant or conveyance of certain lands to John Cleves Symmes, see vol. I, Public Acts, page 266.