FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. C11. 231, 232, 233. 1879. 817 CHAP. 231.-—An act for the relief of Captain J amos M. Bccbcr. March 3, 1879. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That James M. Beeber, of J. M. Beebe; Rochester, in the State of Indiana, be, and he is hereby, declared entitled Paw and =¤U0W· to the full pay of captain of infantry volunteers, and such allowances as ““““‘ attach and belong to said rank, from the seventh day of November, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, to the sixteenth day of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and the proper accounting-officer is hereby directed to pay the same out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, after deducting from said amount whatever pay he may have received as first sergeant of Company D, Seventy-third Regiment of Indiana Volunteer Infantry, for services between said dates. Approved, March 3, 1879. CHAP. 232.-An act for the relief of Charles H. Mesely March 3, 1879. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the accounting-officers of C.H.M<>s<>1y. the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, directed to allow and PW- cause to be paid to Charles Il. Mosely, a second lieutenant of Company K, Forty-seventh Kentucky Volunteer Infantry (mounted) the pay of a second lieutenant for the time served as such second lieutenant by the said Mosely between the date of his commission and the thirtieth of November, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, or the date from which he received pay as such second lieutenant, without regard to the date of his muster into service as second lieutenant of the company and regiment aforesaid, deducting any sum that he may have received as the pay of a non-commissioned officer or private for the same period. Approved, March 3, 1879. CHAP. 233.-An act for the relief of the sureties, and so fertb, of Samuel M. March 3, 1879. Reynolds, late additional paymaster of United States volunteers. —-—-————- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the claim of James L. S, M.R<=yu<>ldS· Reynolds and A. \Vilhelm surviving administrator de bonis non of C C“:° ;°g*¥°d t° Robert W. Coleman, deceased, sureties upon the official bond of Maier my ° mms' Samuel M. Reynolds, late additional paymaster of United States volunteers, for the refunding by the govcrmnent of the amount of the judgment recovered against them in the United States district court for the eastern district of Pemisylvania, on or about June first, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and paid by them, and the claim of said Major Samuel M. Reynolds for release from liability en his official bond as pay- mastcr of United States volunteers, to the amount of said judgment, on account of the loss by an alleged larceny from him of government funds on or about December twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, bc, and the same are hereby, referred to the Court of Claims, with jurisdiction to hear and determine said claims, if presented within six months from the passage of this act; and the same shall be adjudged upon their merits; and said claimants and the United States shall have the right to use as competent evidence before the said court, any records and official reports on file in the \Var or Treasury Department in relation to said loss, and claims fer allowance arising therefrom, and any additional testimony relevant to the same; and if said court shall be satisfied from the evidence that it is just and equitable, it shall render judgment in favor of said claimants upon the said respective claims: 1’i·oi·i'detl, That no such judgment in favor of said sureties and their representative shall include costs or exceed the amount of the money lost by said Samuel M. Reynolds, with the interest paid thereon by said sureties. Approved, March 3, 187 9.