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THIRTY-NINTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 136, 137, 139, 145, 146. 1866. 591 CHAP. CXXXVI. —An Ad for the Relief of EIisha W Dunn, a Paymczster in the Juno 21, 1866. United States Navy. """"_`°""" Be it enacted by the Smale and H.>usc of Represenlatives ty the United States of America in Obngress assembled, That the proper accounting Elisha W. cers of the United States treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized and Dum ;°m°· u directed, in the settlement of the accounts of Elisha W. Dunn, a paymasrer g}°°t° °°°°°° in the United States navy, to receive and allow, where the proper vouchers cannot be obtained, statements verified by his oath, or such other satisfactory evidence as he may present, of all expenditures made by him for the government, or losses sustained by him in consequence of the destruc— tion by tire of the money, papers, and property, of the United States, in charge of the said Elisha W. Dunn, on board of the United States naval wharfiboat at Mound City, Illinois, at the burning of that vessel on the first of June, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four. Aemovzv, June 21, 1866. CHAP. CXXXVII. —An Act for the Reliefqf the Amoskeag llamyizcturing Company. June 22, 1866. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Stazes of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Payment to Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to pay to the Am- m12g::;:? oskeag Manufacturing Company, out of any money in the treasury not Company for: otherwise appropriated, the sum of sixteen hundred andfifty dollars, in “¤`¤¤ °°°k W¤8· full for three regimeutal cook wagons, furnished to the government in eigh- °°s' teen hundred and sixty-One. Avrxovnn, June 22, 1866. CHAP. CXXXIX. —-An Act changing the Name of Emil Cohen. June 28, 1866. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Cbngress assembled, That Emil Cohen, of the city Name of Emil of Washington, in the District of Columbia, be, and he is hereby, author-- g°E$,°g;Px;¥5d ized, from and after the passage of this act, to take and use the surname I y` of Ccrnely, and that his name hereafter be Emil Cornely; and all acts done and entered into by that name shall have the same effect and operation in law as if his name had originally been Emil Cornely, of Washington, in the District of Columbia. Approved, June 23, 1866. CHAP. CXLV. —An Act to amend an Act entitled “An Act granting a Pension lo the Jung 27, 1866. Widmv of the late Jllajor-Gmeral Hiram G'. Berry." Whereas in the act granting a. pension to the widow of the late Major- NQ26E2Q5E, 60G' General Hiram G. Berry, approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, said widow is erroneously called Eliza Berry: Therefore, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Inte- pension to Alrior be authorized and directed to place the name of Almira M. Berry, mm M- B°“'-Y· widow of Major-Genera] Hiram G. Berry, on the pension rollslnsteed of Eliza Berry, as provided for by the act aforesaid. Approved, June 27, 1866. CHAP. CXLVI. —-An Ae: frr the Relief J Mrs. Jeruslaa Writer. Jung 27, msn. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Inte- Pension to rior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place the name of é;°"“’h“ Mrs. Jerusha Witter, widow of Doctor Amos Witter, late surgeon of the `