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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 225-227, 230, 231. 1896. 133 Grand Army of the Republic Post at Morenci, Michigan; also, to donate to McDowell Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Enid, Oklahoma, one condemned cannon and lifteen cannon balls; also to donate one condemned cannon to the Allen M. Harmon Post, Grand Army of the Republic, at Northville, Michigan: Provided, That in the judg- é"°$·2*· ment of the Secretary of the Navy such articles can be spared without °° *°°' detriment to the public interests: And provided further, That the 1;;,,,,,..,, United States shall not be subjected to any expense on account of such donation. Approved, May 21, 1896. CHAP. 226.——An Act Donating one condemned cannon and cannon balls to Grand 11*15*21- 1896- Army of the Republic, L. W. Cooper Post, Department of Missouri, Numbered "";"" Eighty-one, of Lathrop, Missouri. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Cond,,,,,,, ,,,m,,,,,,_ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy mD<>¤¤;¤g (grind grbe, and he is hereby, authorized and directed todehver to L. W. Cooper "°°° '°P‘ °` Post, Department of Missouri, Numbered Eighty-one, of the Grand Army of the Republic, of Lathrop, Missouri, one condemned cannon and live cannon balls: Provided, That the same can be spared without detriment to the service, and that no expense is hereby incurred by the p°°°°‘ Government. Approved, May 21, 1896. CHAP. 22 7.-An Act Granting to Budlong Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of MU'21.1896- Westerly', Rhode Island, two condemned mounted brass cannon. ""“H` Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Condemned ennnen. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy ,,,:?°‘,§j‘,f',‘f %Qfej;‘ be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to deliver to Budlong RJ- ` Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Westerly, Rhode Island, two . condemned mounted brass cannon for the purpose of decorating the grounds around the memorial building of said post: Provided, That the pawns. same can be spared without detriment to the service and that no expense E"1’**"“°· is thereby incurred by the Government. Approved, May 21, 1896. CHAP. 230.-—An Act Donating two condemned cannon to Custer Post, Numbered ___}*Y 22~ 189*1- _ Thirty-eight, Grand Army of the Republic, of Etna, Pennsylvania, and two condemned cannon to James G. Clark ost, Numbered One hundred and sixty-two, Grand Army of the Republic, of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United c,,,,.;.,,,,,,.,., c,,,,,,,,,_ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy m1’°;;_*a1 *;,:;*1 :.*5 is 'hereby authorized and directed to deliver to Custer Post, Grand Ahsgneng, rn. Army of the Republic, of Etna, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, two condemned cannon, and two condemned cannon to James G. Clark Post, Numbered One hundred and sixty-two, Grand Army of the Republic, Proggy. of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, {br monumental purposes: Provided, That °°“ ‘°'°”‘ said cannon can be spared from the public service. Approved, May 22, 1896. CHAP. 231.-—An Act To authorize the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the M,)-2z_ 1g9g_ Navy to make certain disposition of condemned ordnance, guns, and cannon balls —#——————— in their respective Departments. Be it enacted by the Senate and House ofltepresentatives of thevUnited Coudmml can 0n_ States o_/'Ameriea in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of M ar and slecrgeysen of win the Secretary of the Navy are each hereby authorized, in their discre- Q§,B°§0g;g}€§‘g?‘Q,,0j,’j tion, to loan or give to sold1ers’ monument associations, posts of the gtrpvnt assocmtiom. Grand Army of the Republic, and mumcipal corporations, condemned ‘