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 FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. GH. 120, 121, 122, 123. 1879.

city of Boston for the purpose of ornamenting the grounds on which is the city’s momunent in honor of her deceased soldiers and sailors. Approved, March 1, 1879. March 1, 1879. CHAP. 121.-An act releasing title to a certain cemetery lot to the city of Mont- ——————— gomery, Alabama. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Montgemery, States of America in Congress assembled, That whereas by deed dated AEI., 1 .m of U July fourteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, the city of Montgomery, S_ ,0 Alabama, voluntarily granted to the United States a certain lot of land in the cemetery of the said city of Montgomery, to be used for the burial of United States soldiers, and for no other purpose; and whereas the United States, having removed the bodies of soldiers buried therein to Atlanta, have no longer need of the same; and whereas the said lot of land is now needed by the city of Montgomery, Alabama, for burial purposes- Now, therefore, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to said cemetery lot is hereby released and forever quit-claimed to the said city of Montgomery. Approved, March 1, 1879. March 1, 1879. CHAP. 122.-—An act to place Lewis Leffman, ordnance·sergeant United States Amny

t——— on the retired list .

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Lewis Lelfman. States of America in Congress assembled, That Lewis Leifman, ordnance- _ P1¤°¢d 0** F°*iY€<l sergeant United States Army, be, and he is hereby, placed on the retired 1**** Arm}" · list of the Army, with the full pay and allowances of an ordnance-sergeant for and during his natuml life, he having served faithfully and honorably in the Army of the United States for more than fifty-three years, and sincedJuly twentieth, eighteen hundred and iorty, continuously therein as or nance-sergeant. Approved, March 1, 1879. March 1, 1879, CHAP. 123.-An act to authorize the Secretary of War to convey to Jacob A. T. ———-—- \\’endel1. Henry Van Allen, and John R. Bailey, a part of the military reservation of Fort Mackinac. _ Be tt enacted by the Senate and House ofR61)l'68CIOmttU88 of the United Fort Mackinac States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, ‘t’;‘h**¤'F ’°¤°"=*· and he is hereby, authorized and directed to convey, by proper deed, to (3;,, of , 0 b 6 Jacob. A. T. Wendeh, Hem·y Van Allen, and John R Bailey, all the right, conveyed {0 y_ A_ title, and interest of the United States in and to the following described T. Wendell and part of the military reservation of Fort Mackinac, Michigan, of which °tb°'“· the said Jacob A. T. Wenelell shall be entitled to one-fourth, Henry Van Allen two-fourthis, and John lg Bailey one·fourth: Bemning at a stone monument mar `ng a. corner o the military reservation and standing between the said military reservation and property of Jacob A. T. Wendell, and running in continuation of a line now between said properties north one degree east nfty-eight feet six inches; thence east two hundred and forty-one and five-tenths feet; thence south one degree west parallel with the tirst line, fifty-eight feet six inches, to a. stone monument marking a corner of the military reservation, and standing between the said military reservation and property of John R Bailey; thence west parallel with the second line, along a line of the official survey made by Major G. \Veitzel, United States Army, in eighteen hundred and seventy- five, two hundred and forty-one and tive-tenths feet, to the stone monument at the place of beginning. Approved, March 1, 1879.