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TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 66, 67, 68, 69, 70. 1838. 713 CHAP. LXVI.-—An Act for the relief of D. W Haley. s23T;?` Be it enacted, t§·c., That the P0stmaster—General of the United States "!;"`;"‘_" issue his warrant for four hundred dollars in favor of D. W. Haley, for P . . . _ _ ayment for apprehending, and surrendering for trial, two slaves charged with having arresting mail mbbed the United States mail, in eighteen hundred and twenty-seven; one ’°bb“‘“· of whom was convicted before the district court of the United States in Mississippi, and sentenced to hard labor, and the other broke jail before trial, and escaped; and the Treasurer of the United States is directed, on the presentation of said warrant, to pay said sum of four hundred dollars, out of the moneys paid into the treasury for the service of the Post Office Department. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Postmaster General H. ascertain the reasonable expenses the said D. W. Haley paid in appre- expgisgasiiimbtig hending and delivering said slaves to jail for trial, and that he issue his ”‘?€¤'*¤l¤€d wd warrant for said sum, in favor of D. W. Haley; and the Treasurer of Pm` the United States is directed, on the presentation of a warrant, to pay the sum so found, out of the moneys paid into the treasury for the service of the Post Office Department. Approved, April 20, 1838. Srrvruria II. CHAP. LXVIl.—·-An Act for the relief of Hugh. McDonald. April 20, 1838. Bc it enacted, eye., That the Secretary of the Treasury pay Hugh W McDonald, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, Payment tm a one hundred dollars, for a horse taken from him by Lieutenant Pennell, hai? Eken f°' of the United States navy, to go express from Baltimore to St. Leonard’s P xc e` creek, on public business relative to the flotilla under the command of Commodore Barney; which horse, from ill usage and starvation, died. Avrnovnn, April 20, 1838. W S*rA*rv·r1:. II. Crue. LXVIlI.—An Act for the relief af Melanctlwn T. Woalsey. April 20, T838- Be it enacted, ¢§~c., That the accounting officers of the Navy Department settle the accounts of Melancthon T. Woolsey, on the principle of Accountsto be justice and equity, subject to the supervision of the Secretary of the Navy. s°m°d‘ Arpnovno, April 20, 1838. "W`- Suruwn ll. CHAP. LXIX.——An Act for the relief af Thomas Tyner, and ot/zcrs. April 20, 1838. Be it enacted, ¢§~c., That the Secretary of War pay to Thomas Tyner, —"""""“ Harry Pierson, John Walker, Morris Pierson, and Nathaniel Teal, Payment {-0, the money withheld from them for work actually done on the Cumber- work <>¤ Cumland road in Indiana, under a contract made for grading a section of bmand "‘°ad' said road, on the twenty-ninth of August, eighteen hundred and thirty- three, they not having forfeited said contract by their own act; the said money to be paid out of any money not otherwise appropriated. Arnnoviw, April 20, 1838. """"' Survrn Il. CHAP. LXX.——An Act for the relief of Alexander G. Morgan. April 20, 1838. Be it enacted, <§~c., That the accounting officers of the treasury settle the claim of Alexander G. Morgan, for military services performed as Claim for milifirst lieutenant in a company of Illinois mounted volunteers, in the In- g:'YB;a;g°°’ ‘° dian campaign, in eighteen hundred and thirty-two, from the thirteenth ` to the twenty-sixth of June, inclusive, and as extra aid·de-camp to General Brady, from the twenty-seventh of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, inclusive, to the termination of his service, and to allow him the same pay and emolument he would have been entitled to if his appointments in said offices had been regular. 3 2 90 K