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FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 88, 89. 1894. 985 ¤ CHAP. 88.—Au Act For the relief of Lennes A. Jackson. Mw 30.18% Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Uni ted States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of two hundred {;§'§§§§ €,‘_J“°k“°'* and seventy dollars be, and the same hereby is, appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to refund in full to Leunes A. Jackson the amount paid to James H. Stone, collector internal revenue, Detroit, Michigan, which amount was stolen from the vaults of the Coldwater National Bank, at Coldwater, Michigan, on March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-two. Approved, May 30, 1894. CHAP. 89.-—An Act To coniirm to the heirs of Mrs. Courtney Ann Claiborne the May 30, 1894. title to a certain tract of land in the State of Louisiana. —i—-—~ Whereas under the Act of Congress approved June twenty-second, §Zfj“j'Q**°·85 eighteen hundred and sixty, "An Act for dual adjustment of private-'P` ' land claims in the State of Florida, Louisiana, and Missouri, and for V I other purposes," and extended by an Act of Congress approved March ° 'M’ °‘ m` second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled “An Act to extend the provisions of an Act entitled ‘An Act for iinal adjustment of private-land claims in the States of Florida, Louisiana, and Missouri, and for other purposes,"’ the register and receiver of the land office at New Orleans, Louisiana, acting as commissioners under the Acts aforesaid, have reported to the Commissioner of the General Land Oihce that there ought to be connrmed to the heirs of Mrs. Courtney Ann Claiborne, deceased, who holds, under Julian Paydras, a tract of land containing five hundred and twenty arpents, more or less, in the State of Louisiana, in the parish of West Felieiana, and described as follows, to wit: A certain tract of land situated in the Greensburg district, Louisiana, in the parish of West Feliciana, facing on the Mississippi River, left bank descending, it being the upper or western portion of section numbered thirty-nine, township three south, range three west, and containing thirteen arpents front on river by forty arpents in depth, or such a depth as said section hath; the whole tract of which this claim forms a part being known on the approved plat as claimed by Madam Maurain; and Whereas it is proved that the tract now known on ofiieial plats as section numbered thirty-nine was ceded to Julian Paydras by Don Guyosa de Lemos on the twentylhird day of January, seventeen hundred and ninetyeight; and Whereas Joseph T. Dandore and Guy Richard, executors of said Paydras, sold the said tract to Madames Maurain and Bonneau on the eighteenth day of March, eighteen hundred and twenty-tive; and \Vhereas by act of partition on the thirtieth day of April, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, Madames Bonneau and Maurain divided the tract between them, the former receiving as her portion thirteen arpents front with all the depth from the upper or western side of the said section; and VVhereas Madam Bonneau did, by and through her executor, W. Charles Paydras, sell this tract to J. C. Van Wiiikle, on the sixteenth day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-seven; and Whei·eas on the eleventh day of December, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, the said Van \Vinkle did sell this said land to Mrs. Courtney Ann Claiborne: Therefore, Be ·i thenacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the said tract of land, C,f_{f;,,‘f,;{"‘“°YA“” containing five hundred and twenty arpents, more or less, situated in _ ratietpeemmimas the parish of West Feliciana, on the Mississippi River, in the State of §’,§·],{‘§,§I,‘lf“““°°“‘i’““°° Louisiana, and as further described above, be, and the same is hereby, confirmed to the heirs, executors, or assigns of Mrs. Courtney Ann