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FORTY-FIRST CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 274-278. 18'Z0. 653 thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, to June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and in full for all demands or claims against the United States in connection therewith. A.r1—1zov1·:1>, July 14, 1870. CHAP. CCLXXV. - An Antfor the of Francis A. July 14, 1870. Be it enacted ky the Senate and House of Representatives of the United ,$2qm.·; of America in Congress assembled, Ther. the Secretary of War be payment to directed to cause to be paid to Francis A. Conwell the full pay and emclu- F¤¤¤¤i¤ A· Couments of a chaplain of the first regiment Minnesota. volunteers, from the l""' sixth day of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, to the twenty-seventh day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-tive. Approved, July 14, 1870. CHAP. CCLXXVI.—-An Act to authorize the Im orlation o mw fw of D f a common Road Steam July 14, 1870. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Umgress assembkd, That G. W. Dick, of Butler G. W. Dick county, Ohio, be, and he is hereby, authorized to import, free of duty, from Lggégggtug Scotland, a common road steam locomotive, for experimental purposes, steam locomounder such instructions as may be given by the Secretary of the Treasury me **6 °*`d¤*Y· in the case. APPROVED, July 14, 1870. CHAP. CCLXXVII. -An Act granting a Pension to Mmy Lincoln. July 14, 1870. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Mzited »S?ates of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In- Pension to terior be, and is hereby, authorized to place the name of Mary Lincoln, Ma-*.7 Ll¤°°]°· widow of Abraham Lincoln, deceased, late President of the United States, on the pension roll, and allow and pay her a pension at the rate of three thousand dollars per annum from and after the passage of this act. Armovnn, July 14, 1870. . CCLXXVIII.—An Act the12d` o tain David Beat s Com an 0 Jul 1 , 7 . CHAP mdmrgfsé y’ p y f y 4 18 0 WHEREAS David Beaty, of Fentress munty, Tennessee, did, on the Pr<·>¤¤¤bi¤· twenty-fifth day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, organize an company of independent scouts, numbering one hundred and two men, including himself as captain, and his first and second Iieutenants ; and whereas said company was on continuous duty engaged in the work of suppressing the rebellion from the date of its organization until the first day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-Eve, serving under the orders of the commander of the army in Tennessee; and whereas said company was never legally mustered into the service of the United States by any properly authorized musteriug officer, and neither officers nor privates of said company have ever received any compensation for said services from the government of the United States : Therefore, Be it enacted Qi; the Senate and House of Rmescnmives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the organization set forth in the foregoing preamble be, and the same is hereby, recognized as Umm David a part of the military force of the United States engaged in suppressing Beatyjs compsthe recent rebellion, and the members thereof, on making proof of actuul gg'; s23E2F22S_ service, are declared to be entitled to the same pay, pensiops, as though 0§n,,8d ,,,,'pm they had been regularly mustered into the servwe of the United States as pcrghe pngsgary cavalry: Provided, That there shall be Hledin the War Departmenta roll Un"'; Sum, of said company, which shall be sworn to by the captain and two lieuten- and the members