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Feb. 27, 1793

Chap. ⅩⅣ.—An Act making provision for the persons therein mentioned.


Whereas Colonel John Harding, and Major Alexander Trueman, while employed in carrying messages of peace to the hostile Indians, were killed by the said Indians:

Be it enacted, &c.,Allowance to the widows and orphans of John Harding and Alex. Trueman. That four hundred and fifty dollars per annum, for seven years, be allowed to the widow and orphan children of the said Colonel John Harding, and the sum of three hundred dollars per annum, for the same term of seven years, to the orphan children of the said Major Alexander Trueman, to commence on the first day of July, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, and to be paid half-yearly, at the treasury, to the said widow, and to the guardians of the said orphan children, or to their legal attorneys.

Approved, February 27, 1793.




March 2, 1793

Chap. ⅩⅩⅧ.—An Act providing an annual allowance for the education of Hugh Mercer.


Allowance for education of Hugh Mercer.Be it enacted, &c., That the annual allowance to be made for the education of Hugh Mercer, son of the late General Mercer, pursuant to the resolution of the former Congress of the date of the eighth of April one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, shall be four hundred dollars from the time for which he has been last paid until his education shall be finished, or he shall arrive at the age of twenty-one years. Comptroller to settle his account.And that the comptroller of the treasury be authorized to revise and settle the account of the said Hugh Mercer for his pension to the present time; the balance of which, as also the annual allowances aforesaid, as they shall become due, shall be paid to his guardian at the treasury.

Approved, March 2, 1793.




March 2, 1793

Chap. ⅩⅩⅨ.—An Act for the relief of Elijah Bostwick.


Grant to indemify Elijah Bostwick.Be it enacted, &c., That as an indemnification, and to reimburse Elijah Bostwick, for certain costs and expenditures he was put to in defending a prosecution against him on contracts which he made as an agent of the deputy commissary-general of purchases in the northern department, in the purchase of cattle for the use of the continental army, at a time, during the late war, when they were in great want of provisions, there be granted to him one hundred and forty-five dollars and forty-two cents, payable out of any unappropriated money in the treasury of the United States.

Approved, March 2, 1793.




March 2, 1793

Chap. ⅩⅩⅩⅡ.—An Act for the relief of Simeon Thayer.


S. Thayer to be placed on pension-list, on returning his commutation of half-pay.Be it enacted, &c., That Simeon Thayer, late a major in the army of the United States, who was disabled at the battle of Monmouth, be placed on the pension-list of the United States, and that he be allowed the half pay of a major, from the first day of January one thousand seven hundred and eighty-one: Provided he return into the treasury-office a sum equivalent to the whole of his commutation of half pay.

Approved, March 2, 1793.