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Statute Ⅰ.


June 4, 1794

Chap. ⅩⅬⅣ.—An Act for the relief of John Robbe.


Sec. of War to place John Robbe on pension list.Be it enacted, &c., That the Secretary of the department of war be, and he hereby is required to place on the invalid list, John Robbe, wounded in the late war while in the service of the United States, at the rate of two dollars and a half per month, to commence on the twenty-first day of July, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-six.

To be paid agreeably to law.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the arrears of the said pension be paid as the laws direct in similar cases.

Approved, June 4, 1794.


Statute Ⅰ.



June 7, 1794

Chap. ⅬⅢ.—An Act for the remission of the duties on certain distilled spirits destroyed by fire.


Whereas, Jabez Rogers, junior, who had erected large works at Middlebury, in the State of Vermont, for distilling spirits from the produce of the country, has had the same twice destroyed by fire, with a quantity of spirits therein, on which, by law, duties had become payable to the United States: And whereas, considering the equity of the case, said duties ought to be remitted; therefore,

Remission of certain duties to Jabez Rogers.Be it enacted, &c., That the duties payable to the United States on all such distilled spirits, as shall be proved, to the satisfaction of the supervisor of the district of Vermont, to have been destroyed by fire in the distilleries lately burnt at Middlebury in the State of Vermont, be and are hereby remitted.

Approved, June 7, 1794.


Statute Ⅰ.



June 7, 1794

Chap. ⅬⅥ.—An Act to make provision for the widow and orphan children of Robert Forsyth.


Allowance to the widow and orphans of Robert Forsyth.Be it enacted, &c., That the sum of two thousand dollars be allowed to the widow of Robert Forsyth, late marshal of the district of Georgia, for the use of herself and the children of the said Robert Forsyth, to be paid in equal proportions, out of any moneys in the treasury of the United States not heretofore appropriated.

Approved, June 7, 1794.


Statute Ⅰ.



June 7, 1794

Chap. ⅬⅩ.—An Act for the relief of Nicholas Rieb.


Accountant in War department to settle account of Peter Rieb.Be it enacted, &c., That the accountant of the war department be directed to adjust and settle the account of Peter Rieb, minor, son to Nicholas Rieb, late an artificer in Colonel Benjamin Flowers’ regiment in the service of the United States, from the first of May, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty, being the time of his enlistment, until the twenty-second day of August, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-one, when he left the regiment and went on board a ship of war, with the approbation of the agent of the war office; on the same principles on which the accounts of those who served in the same corps were adjusted and settled.

Approved, June 7, 1794.