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THIRTIETH CONGRESS. S1·:ss. I. Ch. 102, 104. 1848. 247 land claims in the several States and Territorie," shall continue and remain in force until the third day of August, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. Avvnoven, July 17, 1848. Crur. CII.—.8n Act to amend an dat approved the twentyzfourth of May, July 17, 1848, eighteen hundred and twcnly—four, entitled “An Act supplementary ta an Hot ·———i—· approved an the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, 1851, ch. 128. entitled, * An Act providing for the Carrectizm of Errors in making Entries of Land at the Land Ojieesl " Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the Provision react to which this act is amendatory as provides that the application for }“*'i“§ b;PP"°; the correction of an error of entry shall be made within six months xiii;,,;;; mg;],: after the date of such erroneous entry, be, and the same is hereby, ¤'¢P¢¤i<·=d- repealed. A1=1>novm>, July 17, 1848. Cru?. CIV.—An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act supplemental to an Act July 19, 1848. entitled ‘ .911. Act prrraidingfnr the Prosecution of the existing War between the —————- United States and the Republic of Mezicof " and for other Purposes. mm, 6h- 29- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Uizited States of America in Congress assembkd, That the proviso of jiepcal of prothe first section of an act approved the eighteenth day of June, one ;;.°‘°'{‘;3,‘;1f**j,°u:;‘ thousand eight hundred and forty-six, in the following words, “That 1346, eh. 29, re: when the war with Mexico shall be terminated by a definitive treaty of gsm'? ‘*£° ““¤°‘ peace, duly concluded and ratiiied, the number of major-generals in c,Q]§,,:°3{;rf,$,;; the army shall be reduced to one, and the number of brigadiengeu- to be reduced to erals shall be reduced to two; and the President of the United States Q;‘f*°}‘dbth° 'é'?‘“' . . . . O Uga IET- is authorized and directed to select from the whole number which may generals m two, then be in office, without regard to the date of their commissions, the 3* °h° °l°*° °m*° number to be retained, and cause the remainder to be discharged from wm the service of the United States," be, and the same is hereby, repealed : Provided, That no vacancy happening in the grade of general officer p,O,·;s° ag to shall be filled up until the number is reduced to one major-general and mimi; up vwmtwo brigadier·generaIs. ms` Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That so much of the existing Su much arm laws as require the discharge, at the close of the war with Mexico, of °Xis’}¤8 {;"¤d_¤° one additional major to each of the regiments of dragoons, artillery, atc ti; infantry, and riflemen in the army of the United States, who were ap· clcse ¤i' tb9_w¤r, pointed or promoted under the third section of the act passed on the gag; °lg$;$;$i eleventh day of February, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, {MQ, ch_8_ entitled "An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes, be, and the same is hereby, repealed. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That so much of said act, passed on Repeal of the the eleventh of February, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, t’;°E'°3F ****1***** . . . . g e ischarge as requires the discharge, at the close of the war with Mexico, of two 0;- additional wr, additional surgeons and twelve additional assistant surgeons, as author- gc<>¤¤, assistant ized by the eighth section of said act; four quartermasters and ten assistant quartermasters, as authorized by the tenth section of said act; ant quartermasand so much of the act of the third of March, eighteen hundred and !;t’;_t°;”*:*.;*r;,°d· forty-seven, as requires the discharge, at the close of the war with {kputy gJ,,ym;,_ Mexico, of an assistant adjutant-genera}, with the rank, pay, Soc., of aim, ¤¤ musilicutenant-colonel of cavalry, and two assistant adjutants-general, with °‘“§';7 ch 8 the brevet rank, pay, Sec., of a captain of cavalry, as authorized by the l84.,'ch_`6i_ second section of the said act of the third of March, eighteen hundred ;84g:,,h_ g3_ and forty-seven; and the two deputy paymasters, as authorized by the