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FORTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 21, 22, 26, 32. 1881. 603 law, said decision having been acquiesced in and said rate thereafter adopted by the Treasury Department. Approved, January 15, 1881. CHAP. 22.-An act for the relief of John Gault, junior, late a major of the Twenty- Jan. 15, 1881. eighth Regiment of Kentucky Volunteer Infantry. ———i—-- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas- John Gault ju. ury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay John Gault, Hier, relief I junior, late a major in the Twenty-eighth Regiment Kentucky Infantry Volunteers, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the pay and allowances of a major of infantry from August sixteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, to April fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, deducting therefrom any moneys paid him for any other position held during that period. Approved, January 15, 1881. CHAP. 26.-—An act for the relief of James D. Grant. J an, 21, 1331, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commissioner of Inter- James D. Grant, nal Revenue be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to release *61*% James D. Grant, a distiller, of Robertson County, in the State of Texas, from the payment of one thousand four hundred and ninety-three dollars and forty-six cents, which remain unremitted of the two following assessments made against him for deficiencies in the production of distilled spirits, occurring in the months of September, October, November, and December, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and January and February eighteen hundred and seventy-Seven, at his distillery, number one of the nrst district of Texas, namely: An assessment for one thousand three hundred and forty dollars and live cents on the list for February, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and another for five hundred and twenty-eight dollars and sixteen cents on the list of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven : Provided, That before the Commis- Proviao. sioner of Internal Revenue shall release the said Grant from the pay- ment of said assessment, or any part thereof, he shall ascertain by inquiry and investigation into all the facts that said Grant correctly reported and paid taxes upon all spirits made by him during the time for which said assessments were made. Approved, January 21, 1881. . CHAP. 32.-An act authorizing the persons therein named to accept of certain deco- Jun, 31, 1881. rations and presents therein named, ·from foreign governments, and for other pur- ——————-— poses. · Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Joseph Irish, of the United Presents may be States Revenue Marine, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept from ?g;‘§’?°*lbYJ°““Ph the Spanish Government the Grand Cross of Naval Merit of the second · class, for services rendered the officers and crew of the Spanish warvessel Pizarro, That Lieutenant Benjamin H. Buckingham, of the United States Navy, _ Lieutenant Bonb€, and he is hereby, authorized to accept from the President of the Jidmllf H·B“°k*¤S‘ F 1V5H0h Republic the Cross of the Legion of Honor, in appreciation of “m* services in connection with the Exposition of eighteen hundred and seventy-eight at Paris;