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720 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 145, 146,148, 149. 1896. property in July, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, by John R. Bigelow and Westel Willoughby, and its subsequent occupation by the United States. Received by the President, April 15, 1896. [N OTE nr THE DEPARTMENT or STATE.-The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] April 27. 1896. CHAP. 146.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Mary Doubleday, widow -——————;— of Brevet Major-General Abner Doubleday. · Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United }.‘,j{,'{,,}?,°{},'§°:;‘,{;,_ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the VM- ¤'1.1»-BM Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Mary Doubleday, widow of Major—General Abner Doubleday, and pay her a pension ot one hundred dollars per month, in lieu of the pension she is now receiving. Received by the President, ·April 15, 1896. [Nora BY THE Dnrnnrmmsr or STLTE.—Th8 foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.] May 1, 1896. CHAP. 148.-An Act To execute the Endings of the Court of Claims in the matter j"‘;‘·- of the claim of John J. Shipman against the nited States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United slim .1. snspmu. States of Ameroba in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas· "’""°"“°· ury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to John J. Shipman, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of seventeen thousand.eight hundred and eleven dollars and ninety-six cents, thesame being the amount found by the Court of Claims to be due to the said John J. Shipman from the United States for stone furnished and delivered by the said Shipman to the United States and used by itin the construction of a lock on the Big Sandy River near Louisa, Kentucky, the said findings of the Court of Claims having been made in a proceeding and trial in said court authorized by resolution of the Senate of the sixteenth day of January, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, transmitting said claim to the Court of Claims under the v¤i.22.p.4ss. provisions of an Act approved the third day of March, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty-three (twenty-second volume United States verzi, pas. Statutes, four hundred and eighty-five), and an Act approved the third day of March, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (Twenty- fourth Statutes, page five hundred and five), to be instituted in said court against the United States. Approved, May 1, 1896. 1(ay2, 1890. CHAP. 149.—An Act Granting an increase of pension to Lewis C. Schilling. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Lewis o._scinus¤(];. 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 pension laws, the