764 TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. 111. Ch. 115, 116, 117. 1839. and that there be paid to her sixty dollars per annum during her natural life; commencing on the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one. Approved, March 3, 1839. Snru·rt III. March 3, 1839. CHAP. CXV. —An Acl to provide for the settlement of the claims af Walter Jones ··—·····—"* against the United States. Be it enacted, rfc., That all further proceedings in a certain judgpmcccdgngs ment, for the United States of America, against Walter Jones, rendered in a certain at May term, eighteen hundred and thirty, in the circuit court of the ·l“d€"‘:",;F t District of Columbia for the county of Washington, be suspended; and zgzgzpeéwedf that the proper accounting officers of the treasury department be, and Gu:. they are hereby, authorized and directed to adjust and settle .the accounts and claims between the United States and the said Walter Jones upon principles of equity and justice; and if} upon such settlement, it shall appear that the United States are indebted to the said Jones in a sum over and above the` amount of said judgment, it shall be the duty of the district attorney of the United States for the District of Columbia to enter said judgment satisfied; and the balance due to said Jones shall be paid to him out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: Provided, however, That said settlement shall be made within twelve months from the date thereof Avmovmn, March 3, 1839. Sn·ru·rs III. —-—-· Much 3, 1839- Cru?. CXVI. —An Jetfor the relief of James L. Stokes, and for other purposes. Bc it enacted, ¢§~c., That James L. Stokes is hereby permitted to P¤r¤¤i¤¢<l¢¢> complete his entry and purchase a quarter section of land, situate in the
- *dh:"_ land district north of Red river, in the state of Louisiana, it being the
chase of certain north-east quarter section of section number sixteen, township eleven, kind- f _ range eight east; by virtue of the act of Congress of the twelfth of 1;ig‘f4*E"g2 April, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, entitled "An act for i i' the final adjustment of land titles in the state of Lousiana and Territory of Missouri;" any other law to the contrary notwithstanding. R,,g;,,€, and Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the receiver to se- register of the land office and receiver of public moneys in the district
- °£c‘;'l‘§;cl°“d¤ aforesaid, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, to select
’ ° and reserve, for the use of schools in the aforesaid township, other lands, of the same extent and quality within the same or the next adjoining township, in lieu of the quarter section which the said James L. Stokes is hereby permitted to purchase, and which embraces his improvements : Prgvisgy Provided, That the said Stokes shall first obtain and file with the register of the land omce of the district the assent thereto of the commissioners of schools- of the parish in which the lands lie, and of a majority of the free white male inhabitants of the township over twenty- one ears of a e. Aiipnovrzn, March 3, 1839. Snrurs III. ...; March 3, 1839. Crux-. CXVII.-An ./Hctfor the relief of the widow ry' Thomas Kibbey. Be it enacted, gc, That there be allowed and paid to the widow of Widow of T_ Thomas Kibbey, eceased, late a private in the marine corps, and who Kibbcy tv b¤ died by reason of a disability received in the line of his duty, the sum
fcsffujg to which he would have been entitled as a full pensioner, from the first
have been ami. day of April, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, to the first day of April, tied. &c. Eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, had he been on the pension list uring that time. Avrnovnn, March 3, 1839.