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THIRTY-FIRST CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 62, 66, 67. 1850. 803 entitled at the time of his death; and the commissioner of pensions is directed to issue to her a certificate for one hundred and sixty acres of land, and to place her name upon the pension roll, and allow the five years pension, payable to the widows of deceased soldiers who served in the war with Mexico, by virtue of the act of July twenty-one, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, commencing at that time. Approved, September 16, 1850. Cntr. LXII. ·-—An Act giving the Assent of the United States to an Act of the Sept. 20, 1850. General Assembly of Maryland, passed at the December Session, eighteen hun- ———·_···‘ " dred and forty;fmu-, chapter two hundred and eighty-seven. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the assent of Relating to the the United States be, and the same is hereby, given to the act of the ggf§’g’:3,§°C;;q general assembly of Maryland, passed at its December session, eigh— pany, teen hundred and forty-four, chapter two hundred and eighty-seven, entitled "An Act supplementary to an act entitled ‘ An Act to amend the act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company,’ passed at December session, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, chapter two hundred and ninety-seven," and to each and every provision thereof; and that the same be, and are hereby, extended to so much of the said canal as lies within the District of Columbia, in as full and effectual a manner as if the several provisions aforesaid were hereby formally enacted. Approved, September 20, 1850. Can. LXVI.— An Act to amend an Act entitled “An Act for the Relief of D. Sept, 20, 1350, A. Watterston. --———·—-- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act en- D.A. Warmtitled "An Act for the relief of D. A. Watterston," approved August 2***** E9 bs Paid fourteen, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, be so modified I,?,:;,,l§,t,,,,f§} and construed as to make the sum therein specified payable to said sa1% Watterston for travelling expenses incurred while acting as assistant 1 ·°h· 2°8· surveyor of Louisiana, during the fourth quarter of eighteen hundred and forty-four, and the first quarter of eighteen hundred and forty-five, instead of for his salary during that time, as is erroneously provided by said act. Approved, September 20, 1850. Gun. LXVII. —An Act for the Relief of Leuright Browning. Sept. 20, 1850. Be it enacted by the Sendo and House of Representatioes of the T United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary A pension atof the Interior be authorized to place the name of Lcuright Browning, lfljs to {fg @{5 widow of the late Lieutenant Robert L. Browning, on the list of naval h,°,,,,;,,g_mg pensions; and that she be allowed, annually, for the period of five years, the pension now provided by law for the widows bf lieutenants of the navy who die in service; said pension to commence the twelfth day of August, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. Armovzn, September 20, 1850