230 FORTY—SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 311-313, 315. 1872. the possession of Benn Pitman, the phonographic reporter of said court, a full and complete report of the proceedings of said court of inquiry: Therefore Complew Re it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United ¤¤¤S<>¤D¤ of States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War bg §g€;°§£E;":°u,., directed' to employ at once Benn Pitman, the reporter for the- court of of inquiry in the inquiry m the said matter, to make a full andcomplete transcript of the gf; ‘g£f;°1‘;leu phonographic notes taken by him during the said investigation, and to put to be made and the same on file among the records of the War Department, and to furnish flgdeé Pm P- 7 a copy of the same to Congress.
- M ‘ Approved, June 5, 1872.
June 5, 1872. CHAP. CCCXH. —An Act for the Relg/`of George A. Stevens, of the United States G'Uy• Be it enacted by the Senate and Muse of Representatives of the United George A. States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United §g;‘g?S€e3°$°£’ States is hereby authorized to appoint, and, with the advice and consent of navy. the Senate, to commission, George A. Stevens to such rank in the United States navy as the circumstances of said Stevens' case may, in his judgment, seem to justify: Provided, That the appointment hereby authorized shall ppgentitlle the said Stevens to a position above that formerly occupied by in the navy. Approved, June 5, 1872. June 5, 1872. CHAP. CCCXIH.—An Actqmakzpznzé grétrngigrqf a Pension Appropriation jrom one Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Transfer of States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasg;?$l‘£_“pp'°' ury be, and he1s hereby, authorized to transfer from the. appropriations for pensions for ‘ widows and dependent relatives and soldiers of the war of eighteen hundred and twelve," for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, such an amount as may be necessary to moist anly éleficiency that may arise in the appropriation for invalid pensions or t a year. Approved, June 5, 1872. Jl1D0 0, 1872- CHAP. CCCXV.—An Act to reduce Duties on Imports, and to reduce Internal ¥A1pond¢g<gb T axes, and for other Purposes. or, . . . _ P Be it enacted the Senate and House of Representatives of the United in%::*o°¤p¢;_0<;$;¤ Stage`.; ¢y"tAnse£tca tpl Congress assembled, That on and after the first day d,,,m_ ,,.0,,, M_ _ g\1S , 01%) teen undred and seventy-two, in lieu of the duties heretogust 1, 1872, fore imposed y law on the articles hereinafter enumerated or provided for ¤P<>¤ imported from foreign countries, there shall be levied, collected, and paid the following duties and rates of duty, that is to say: coal; On all slack coal or culm, such as will pass through a half-inch screen, forty oentslper ton of twenty-eight bushels, eighty pounds to the bushel. _ On all bituminous coal and shale, seventy-five cents per ton of twenty- sm- eight bushels, eightyrpounds to the bushel. » On salt, in bulk, eight cents per one hundred pounds. hugpgglt, mmpags, sacks, barrels, or other packages, twelve cents per 0116 pou s. oatmeal; On oat-meal one half cent er d. potatoes; On potatoessfitteen cents peg bughhh akgpgthor and On bend or belting leather, and on Spanish or other sole leather, fifteen per centum ad valorem. v9J(g:H<;elf-skins, tanned, or tanned and dressed, twenty-tive per centum ad On upper leather of all other kinds, and on skins dressed and finished