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288 SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 98, 99, 100, [O1. 1823. STM-U": H' Crain-. XCVIII.-An Act for the reliqf of the heirs of Johnston Blaheley.

 Be it enacted, dce., That the proper accounting officers of the trea-

3028d0llars 64. sury department be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to ¢¤¤*¤ **·• be pass to the credit of the account of Johnston Blakeley, late a captain Egg t° his in the United States' Navy, the sum of three thousand and twenty- eight dollars and sixty-four cents, being the amount of moneys advanced to the said Blakeley, before the first day of May, eighteen hundred and fourteen, for the use of the United States’ Navy. Armovnn, March 3, 1823. S·n·ru·r·s II. --——··— M°"°h 3* 1823* Cru?. XCIX.- An Act for the relief of the heirs of Joseph Wilcox. 400 dollars to Be it enacted, Qc., That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he }f.P*id *° his is hereby authorized to pay, out of any moneys in the treasury not °"°' otherwise appropriated, the sum of four hundred dollars to the legal heirs of the late Joseph Wilcox, deceased; it being for the passage of George A. Hughes, bearer of the Louisiana treaty from Havre, in France, to the city of New York, in the year one thousand eight hundred and three, in the brig Entcrprize, owned by the said Wilcox. Approved, March 3, 1823. S·n·ru·rr: II. ····"·‘ M°'°h Sv 18m' Cru?. C. -An Act for the relief of Robert F. Stockton. mpeum or Be it enacted, ¢$·c., That the proper accounting officers of the trea- ¢¢¤'*¤¤¤ ¤¤l°¤'>°P*= sury department be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to ?,ll°m;d chgashlzi audit and allow the accounts of Lieutenant Robert F. Stockton, late the Jeune Engg- commander of the United States' schooner Alligator, for money paid Q;?;,;?: M"" and expenses incurred, or which may hereafter be incurred, by him, in ` any suit or suits instituted in the courts of the United States, in the case of the schooner Jeune Eugenia, captured off the coast of Africa, by the said schooner Alligator, for an alleged violation of the laws prohibiting the slave trade; and in the case of the ship Marianna Flora, likewise captured on the high seas, for an alleged piratical aggression on the said schooner Alligator, while under the command of the said Stockton; and which vessels, respectively, were sent into the United States for adjudication. Appropriation. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the amount of said expenses, when ascertained by the Secretary of the Treasury, shall be paid to the said Robert F. Stockton, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Ammovmr, March 3, 1823. S·u·r¤·rrr Il. --—-- March S' 18%% Gnu-. CI.-- An. Act for the relief of James Morrison. 10,000 dollars Be it enacted, ¢§·c., That the accounting officers of the treasury de- $$*0 ¤U°W*>d °° partment be, and they are hereby, authorized to allow James Morrison, ' lute Deputy Quartermaster-General, in the settlement of his accounts, the sum of ten thousand dollars, which was advanced by '1‘homas H. Pindall, un Assistant Deputy Quartermaster-General, under the said Morrison, to Thomas Buford, late Deputy Commissary-General : Provided, That the said James Morrison shall first assign and transfer to the United States all his right and claim to the moneys mentioned in a certain receipt signed by said Thomas Buford to said James Morrison, bearing date the twenty-first day of December, in the year eighteen hundred and twelve. But, if the said James Morrison, on the final settlement of his accounts with the treasury department, should not be found indebted to the United States in the amount of the sum herein allowed him, in that event, the said sum, or so much thereof as