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104 TWELFTH CONGRESS. Sess.I. Ch.19, 28, 32, 36. 1812. Scrxrorz I. Ian. 31, 1812. Gun. XIX.-An .0ct to empower the Secretary of the Treasury to decide on the ""‘;"··· case of the sltqz Eliza Arm, belonging to Ezekiel Hubbel, and the ease of the shi}; Mary and Frances, belonging lo Jiizt/toniel Goddard. Be it enacted, &·c., That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is P,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, hereby authorized and empowered to make the same decision on the Secretary in the case of the ship Eliza Ann of New York, purchased by Ezekiel Hubbel °¤S<>S· of William Lyman, the acting agent of Joshua Jones and Edward R., Jones of New York, trading under the firm of Joshua Jones and Son; and the case of the ship Mary and Frances of Boston, owned by Nathaniel Goddard, as he would have made had application been made to him previous to the removing of the disability incurred by the said Eze- Pmvism kiel Hubbel and the said Nathaniel Goddard : Provided nozoever, That nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to restrict the Secretary of the Treasury from requiring satisfactory proof of the fairness of every act having relation to these transactions. A - - Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That a sum not exceeding one ppropriauon. . . thousand four hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to render effectual the decision of the Secretary of the Treasury, should it be in favor of the said Ezekiel Hubbel and Nathaniel Goddard, or either of them. Armovup, January 31, 1812. Smrurn I. —-; Feb. 21, 1812. CHAP. XXVIII.—An dot for the relief of Captain Seltzh Benton. Be it enacted, afro., That Selah Benton, who served as a captain in To be placed the American army in the revolutionary war, be placed on the pension on the pension list, and that there be paid to him in the same manner that other pen- 11**- sions are paid, the sum of twenty dollars per month, to commence from the first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and eleven. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall commence and be in force from and after the passage thereoi Armtovmp, February 21, 1812. Smrurr I. ‘_"" Feb. 24. 1812. CHAD. XXXII.——An Act for the rcliefef Thomas O’.Bannon. · Be it enacted, dm., That Thomas O’Bannou be permitted to with- Entry may be draw his entry in the land office of Madison county, Mississippi terrir;:£?_:,";:;"d tory, from the south east quarter of section two, township two, range wl,,,,.;, one, west; and the money paid by him ou the said entry, shall be placed Proviso. to his credit on any purchase he shall or may have made of public land in the same district: Provided, It shall satisfactorily appear to the register of the said office, that the range two, west, has been, by error of the surveyor, marked range one. Approved, February 24, 1812. S·r.t·ru·rr: I. -...
Cntr. XXXVI.—-An .0ct for ilu: relief of the Board if Commissioners west of
Pear River. Be it enacted, $4-e., That the proper accounting officers of the Trea- Bcqrd ofcom. Sury be, and they are hereby directed to audit and settle the accounts 3;_¤g¤;::f;=;v:¤:¤¤ of the board of commissioners west of Pearl river, in the Mississippi Accnums to bs territory, and to allow each of them the sum of six dollars per day for settled and paid, GVQYY €l1_Y’S Hcflllll Zltfcfldimcc on the board, subsequent to the first day of April, one thousand eight hundred and six, except for the eighty-four days, already provided For. Arenovmo, March 10, 1812.