604FOBTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. IH. Ch. 32. 1881. General Francis That General Francis A. Walker, Superintendent of the Census, be A·W”1k‘”9 and he is hereby, authorized to accept a decoration of Knight Ooml mander of the Swedish order of Wasa, tendered him by the Government of Sweden, and also that of Commander of the Spanish order of Isabella, from the Government of Spain, as a recognition of his services as chief of the bureau of awards at the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia ; FirstLieutenant That First Lieutenant Henry Metcalfe, of the Ordnance Department H°m'Y Mgt0MB? of the United States Army, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept from the Sultan of Turkey a decoration of the order of the Osmanie, tendered as an evidence of the Sultan’s appreciation of the enorts of that ofncer in conducting the inspection of arms and ammunition manufactured fo1‘ the Imperial Ottoman Government at Providence, Rhode Island, and Bridgeport and New Haven, Connecticut; Rear-Admiral That Bear-Admiral John J. Almy, United States Navy, be, and he is J nlln J- Almy; hereby, authorized to accept a decoration of the order of Kemehameha the First, which has been tendered to him by the King of the Hawaiian Islands asan evidence of his appreciation of that officer; Lieutenant Z-L- That Lieutenant Z. L. Tanner, of the United States Navy, late com- T“““"‘ i manding the Pacinc mail steamer City of Pekin, be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept from the Japanese Government a pair of flowervases and a lacquered box in acknowledgment of his services in rescuing four Japanese seamen from a wreck on the Pacino Ocean on the nineteenth of January, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven; Li··nignan’¤Pr¤»n— That Lieutenant Francis V. Greene, of the United States Army, be, °"* V·C"’““"¥ and he is hereby, authorized to accept from the Emperor of Russian decoration of the third class of the order of Saint Anne for bravery under nre at the battle of Shipka Pass August twenty-third and twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and at the assault of Plevna September eleventh, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven; also, a decoration of the fourth class of the order of Saint Vladimir for bravery undcr nrc during the passage of the Balkans December twenty-nfth to thirty-first, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and at the battle of Philippopolis January nfteenth to seventeenth, eighteen hundred and seventy eight; also, the campaign medal conferred upon all persons present in the cam- Pmgni A SSQXQZPF Su? That Willia—m J. Wilson, assistant surgeon United States Army, be,
’ mm ‘ and he is hereby, authorized to accept from the Khedive of Egyptfb
’ decoration of the order of Nejidieh, for gallantry in battle in the action near Gura, in Abyssinia, March seventh, eighteen hundred and seventy- six; W0ipn§n¤1;1<;r¤ J . _ That Commodore J. W. A. Nicholson, United States Navy, be, and he · · ‘“ ° S°“· is hereby, authorized to accept from the Spanish Government the Grand Cross of Naval Merit, with a white badge, as a mark of appreciation of gre services rendered to the officers and crew of the wrecked war-ship izarro. c6§€;$;*°¤¤°f3°· _ Sec. 2._ That no decoration, or other thing, the acceptance of which · is authorized by this act, and no decoration heretofore accepted, or which may hereafter be accepted, by consent of Congress, by any officer of the United States, lroin any foreign government, shall be publicly shown or exposed upon the person of the onicer so reeeivin g the same. tefggggtiggggiig SBC. 3. That hereafter any present, decoration, or other thing, which through * Demrb Shall be conferred or presented by any foreign government to any officer mem of stm, and of the United States, civil, naval, or military, shall be tendered thlnllgh permission ar ac- the Department of State, and not to the individual in person, but such g;lgj·11<‘3 bin; dei present, decoration, or other thing shall not be delivered by the DGPMV ,mUVC0ugm;l"*‘ ment of State unless so authorized by act of Congress. Approved, January 31, 1881.