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FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cris. 50, 53-55. 1894. 983 legal representatives of Andrew Cameron, of New Mexico, the sum of ' one thousand dollars, and to the legal representatives of John Smith, of New Mexico the sum of one thousand dollars, being in full satisfaction of the judgmentsobtained by the said Cameron and Smith in the district court of the first judicial district of the Territory of New Mexico, at the August term of eighteen hundred and sixty-nine against Lieutenant-Colonel John R. Brooke, Third Infantry, United States Army, now brigadiengeneral United States Army, for alleged trespass and false imprisonment: Provided, That the provisions of this bill shall Proviw- _ be accepted by the legal representatives of Andrew Cameron and John fui'{°0f°§]g’§f,$f*}f°‘i L'; _ Smith as a settlement in full of all claims against John R. Brooke, of grim G¤¤· Mgnk the United States Army, within three months from the passage hereof. ”°°k°’ U' S' Amy' _ And the said sums are hereby appropriated for said purposes, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be paid and ` received in full discharge and satisfaction of all claims arising out of said judgments. . Approved, March 30, 1894. _ CHAP. 53.-An Act For the relief of Dwight Hal! APYU 2. 1894. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Dwight Hall. _ Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to investigate ,_,5§‘§m,$,§"§}F,f’},‘§‘“,*{f the claim made against the United States by Dwight Hall, of Walling- ¤¢r¤y<><1\»y¤~- ford, Connecticut, for the amount paid by him to the collector of ` internal revenue for the second district of Connecticut as taxes and penalties upon thirty thousand cigars manufactured by him and previous to the payment of said tax or penalty claimed to have been destroyed by an accidental lire, and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the said Dwight Hall, or his personal representatives, or the person or persons who may be lawfully entitled thereto, any sum of money found on such investigation to be equitably due on account of payment of said tax and penalty, or either of them, not to exceed the sum of one hundred and fifty-seven dollars and nity cents, and the said sum when paid to be in full satisfaction and discharge of all claim as tax or penalty on said cigars. Approved, April 2, 1894. · CHAP. 54.-—An Act For the relief of Louis L. Williams. April 2, ism. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the {;•¤gi¤ I·%iW¤i¤r¤¤- Treasurybe, and he hereby is, directed to pay to Louis L. Williams °"“°” °` the sum of three hundred and ninety-five dollars and seventy cent , out of monies heretofore appropriated for such purposes, due him as salary and for expenses incurred in the discharge of his duties as `World’s Fair Commissioner from Alaska. Approved, April 2, 1894. CHAP. 55.-An Act To release and turn over to Mrs. Mary O. Augusta certain Avril?. 1894- property -in the District of Columbia. "°_`-'U;" Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States of {5g8g- j,°q:{hn America hereby quitclaims and releases to Mary O. Augusta, devisee wnmngnm, n. c. of Alexander T. Augusta, deceased, her heirs or assigns, any title or interest which the United States may have by reason of a11y escheat,