SEVENTEENT H CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 79, 80, 81,82. 1823. 283 crm. LXXIXj— An are for the relief of Henry La, one ry me sureziee of Jena s""" “· Rzcaud, late a paymaster in .seroice of the United States. March 3, 1823- Be it enacted, ¢§·c., That, in settling the accounts of John Ricaud, . late paymaster in service of the United States, the proper accounting ,,uE;,°:§t:0tg0;?: oliicers of the treasury department be, and they are hereby, author- Ricans and his ized and directed to allow to the said Ricaud, to Henry Lee, and °"°°‘°s‘ Abner Stewart, his sureties, such credits as they may prove themselves entitled to, by the best evidence which the nature of the case will admit of} and which it may be in their power to produce: Pro- P,o,,,,,o vided, however, That no allowance, made as aforesaid, shall exceed the ` amount now claimed of them by the United States. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the judgment, by default, ·l“d€”If“* lately recovered against Henry Lee, one of the sureties as aforesaid, i€,::¤;sPc:3;yd_ in the District Court of Virginia, be, and the same is hereby, suspended, for and during the term of twelve months, from and after the passage of this act: Provided, however, that the accounting officers P1‘¤ViS°· of the treasury department aforesaid be, and they are hereby, directed to require of the said Henry Lee such surety as will, in their opinion, eventually secure the payment of whatever demand the United States may have against him, after settlement shall be made in the manner directed in the first section of this act. Approved, March 3, 1823. STATUE H CHAP. LXXX.—An det for the relief of James .Morrison, of Kentucky. Be it enacted, dw., That in settling the accounts of James Morrison, the accounting officers of the treasury department be, and they uC*‘¤g**S }° b° are hereby authorized and directed to allow to the said Morrison, Mgxgos? mes such credits as he may prove that he is entitled to, under his contract of the thirteenth of November, one thousand eight hundred and ten, by the best evidence which the nature of the case will admit of, and which it may be in his power to produce; Provided, Pi-oviso. That no allowance, made as aforesaid, shall exceed the sum of eight thousand four hundred and thirty-nine dollars and three cents. See. 2. And be it further enacted, That any balance which may be oo2“,£,,l;“:_:“,‘;: found due to the said Morrison, in settling his accounts as aforesaid, paid, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Ar>r1>0vnn, March 3, 1823. S·r.u·u·r1 II. Gun. LXXXI. -An .8ct for the relief of Woodson Wren. Much 3 ,823. Be it enacted, Qc., That the register and receiver of the land office ——-———-—-:-——- at Jackson Court House be, and they are hereby authorized and re- _ quired, on the application of Woodson Wren, to receive and decide on ,_o5;$‘;:°;, °“d the proofs of his claim to a tract of land situated on the northeast side Jackson Court of the Bay of Biloxi, between Belle Fontaine Point and the old French §°*€§° ;*i*£:n°¤d° Fort, which land he claims by virtue of a purchase from Littlepage " ° ' Robertson; and the said officers are to be governed, in all respects, by the act, entitled "An act for adjusting the claims to land, and establish- h ing land offices, in the districts east of the island of New Qrleans/’ 3,’}gf9f'*o£I‘¥§0_ passed the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen; o Provided, Such application be made before the first day of July, one P¤°*'*¤°· thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. Approved, March 3, 1823. Gun. LXXX11.- An dot for the reliqf of Nimrod Farrow, Richard Harris, and Sryrnrz 11. their securities. o Moro}, 3, 1g2S_ Be it enacted, Qc., That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, ..---·- authorized and required, by some suitable person or persons to be ap- 5¤¤¤‘¢-MU 0f
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