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996 FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 203-205, 216. 1894. Whereas said Indian reservation has been reduced under said Act of eighteen hundred and ninety, so that the land covered by said entry is not within its limits; and _ Whereas the Secretary of the Interior declined to approve said recommendation on the ground that he had no authority to reinstate V<>l· 2*1 ¤·°5°· said entry, because the third section of said Act of eighteen hundred and ninety provided for the sale of said tract: Now, therefore, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the· United Aumw Gray. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the _Qf§"§,‘},"Q,?,{°“°§‘§},'§,‘§{ Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to cause said V¤11¤y R¤¤€rv¤¤<>¤, entry to be reinstated and allow the entrymen to make due proof of Cd` his compliance with the requirements of the homestead law, upon which patent may issue as in other cases. Approved, August 3, 1894. Augusta, 1894. CHAP. 204.—An Act For the relief Charles T. Russell. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United crimes *1*. Ruswll- States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the P°*"“°"‘ *°‘ Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and instructed to pay, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Charles T. Russell, of Connecticut, late consu.l at Liverpool, England, three thousand one hundred dollars, being the sum actually and necessarily expended by him in the shipping department of that office. oxrmwcluim. SEC 2. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and hereby is, authorized and directed to apply the amount named in this bill to cancel and offset any claim, or so much thereof as the United States may have against the said Charles T. Russell, for any indebtedness due from him upon an unsettled account while consul as aforesaid. Approved, August 3, 1894. August 3, 1894. WCHA?. 205.-An Act To remove charge of desertion standing against Oliver W l`lBl1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United cum O’Brien. _ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the m‘f,f‘,$f§f °‘ ‘*°“°'"°“ Navy of the United States be, and he is hereby, directed to so amend the record of Oliver O’Brien as to remove the charge of desertion: pam?. Provided, That no pay or emolument shall accrue by reason of this N" p“’* ""°’ Act or pension prior to this date. Approved, August 3, 1894. August 4, 1894. CHAP. 216.-An Act Granting a pension to Frances Corse, widow of General yvvivv John M. Corse. · Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Frances cum. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the P""“‘°“‘ interior be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the general pension laws, the name of Mrs. Frances Corse, widow of the late Brevet~ Major-General John M. Corse, at the rate or one hundred dollars per month. Approved, August 4, 1894.