Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 29.djvu/789

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PRIVATE ACTS OF THE FIFTYTOURTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, the seventh day of December, 18.96, and was adjourned without day on Wednesday, the third day of March, 1897. Gnovmz CLEVELAND, President; ADLAI E. Scrnvrmson, Vice-President and Presi- V dent of the Senate; WILLIAM P. FBYE, President of the Senate, pro tempore; Tuonus B. REED, Speaker of the House of Representatives. CHAP. 7.—An Act For the relief of A. A. Hosmer. January 8, 1897. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the §d¤{?¤¤A-H·z·g¤¤¤r- Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized to issue to Addison A. Hosmer of p`Ifv.'§°Lf]§§§";`1`§’2L’ a certificate of location in place of certificate numbered K nine, issued loggitiveztv iss? in pursuance of the acts of Congress approved June twenty-second, °‘ ’p‘ ‘ eighteen hundred and sixty, March second, eighteen hundred and sixty- V0]- 13»r-54+ seven, and June tenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, upon proof V<>r17.1>-378- of ownership and loss of the same, as the Secretary of the Interior may deem proper, and the execution of a bond, with good and sufficient Bond. sureties, in double the market value of the certificate so to be issued, to be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, conditioned to indemnify the United States against the presentation by an innocent holder of the alleged lost certiiicate. And the certificate of location so to be issued shall have all the legal force and effect as had the original one numbered K nine. Approved, January 8, 1897. CHAP. 10.-An Act For the relief of Emmart, Dunbar and Company. January 9. iss?. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of fourteen mnmm-¤,Dn¤barnnu thousand five hundred and fortyeight dollars and twenty-two cents, C‘;§';g’;‘g;t m from the amount found due Emmart, Dunbar and Company by the auditor mmm or cmnnmn of the District of Columbia for work done by said firm in connection '°"“"°’· with the laying of the thirty-six-inch water main under their contract of September first, eighteen hundred and seventyone, with said District, be, and the same hereby is, appropriated, out of the revenues of the District of Columbia; and the Commissioners of said District are hereby authorized and directed to pay the said sum of money to said firm in satisfaction of said amount so found due. Approved, January 9, 1897. 761