934 FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cns. 55, 65, 74, 78. 1894. or supposed escheat, in and to the_following:described`rea1 estate, situate and being in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, known and designated on the public plat of said city as the west half of lot numbered three, in square numbered two hundred and forty-seven, as subdivided into lots fifty-four and fifty-five. Approved, April 2, 1894. Iprir 24, 1804. CHAP. 65.-An Act To authorize Commander F. W. Dickins, of the United Staten "*`_;"*‘ glavkto aeicgpt tlre decoration of the cross of naval merit of the third class from 0 1I1g 0 pal!}. ‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United NF-W·Di¤ki¤¤.U-S States of America in Congress assembled, That Commander F. Dick- Hump, ,1,,,,,,,. ins, of the United States Navy, be, and he 18 hereby, authorized to ¤*•>¤ $1****- accept from the Kmg of Spain, through the Queen Regent, the decoration of the cross of naval merit of ghe class, ;1drg?’gnition of his services in representin the i ent o e ni tes in c argc of the courtesies to the? Duke of Veragua Christopher Colnmbus the Thirteenth, while he was the guest of the nation at the time of the late Columbian Exposition. Approved, April 24, 1894. may 11, woe. CHAP. 74.-Au Act For the relief of George W. Barnes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United George W. Bm-nes. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of State aD§i1:¤Z°i>$;€.¥t°ap§; be, and he is hereby, empowered, authorized, and directed to withdraw ¢¤ ¤¤i¤- from the tiles of theBDepartment of Sitate, and deliver the saline to the heirs of George W. arnes or their egal representatives the papers and evidence presented to the late Agnerican and Mgrrgcau Claims "°*·¤5·P·°"°· omrnission organized pursuant to the convention o u y fourth Eighteen hrilrrdred and sixty-eight, between the Unged gates and exico, in is c aim against exico as assignee of nan arbadillo for reimbursement of amount of certain mortgages paid on church property purchased by the said assignor of said Barnes from the Mexican Government, said claim being numbered seven hundred and eighty-eight on the docket of said Mexican and American Claims smut. Commission: Provided, That copies of said papers be retained by the °°’*°" Department of State. Approved, May 11, 1894. May 25, 1894. CHAP. ’l8.—An Act For the relief of the heirs and creditors of Elizabeth Townsend. . Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Eiliznblgh rum- States of America in Congress assembled, That all real estate lying ’°§‘“,§' ,,‘}°,f‘§‘,_, p,,,, in the District of Columbia heretofore purchased by and conveyed to gogsgrfpghmlierw Elizabeth Townsendfjzotherwise known as Elizabeth Moore, and posggssed by Cie siard E f aibetlé Tcglvnlsendaiofficepwisg known as Elizabeth oorc a e une 0 er ea e re ev an exem ted iro the v01.z1,p.4-ns. operation of an Act entitled “Ari Act to restrict the ownlership dt!} real estate in the (Teerlritorlies to American citizens," approved March third, eighteen hun r an eighty-seven and all forfeitures incurred b force of said Act are, in respect to such ical estate, hereby remitted. y Approved, May 25, 1894.