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770 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 51-54. 1897. the United States, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Katherine Zeigenheim, widow of Francis J. Zeigenheim, late private of Third Regiment of United States Dragoons, Mexican war, at the rate of eight dollars per month from and after the passage of this bill. Received by the President, January 5, 1897. [N OTE BY 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.] Jm¤ary16, 1897. CHAP. 52.—An Act To grant a pension to Mrs. Lucy A. Allen. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United {,-:3,0-: A“°¤· States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the ` 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 Mrs. Lucy A. Allen, widow of Captain William R. Allen, late of Company C, Third Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month from the approval of this Act. Received by the President, January 5, 1897. [Noam nv 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.] J¤¤'¤*’Y 16· 189* CHAP. 53.—An Act Granting a pension to Charlotte A. Welton. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

£]h>¤· States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the

` Interior is hereby authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, the name of Charlotte A. Wel‘ton widow of First Lieutenant Jolm A. Welton, late of Company E, Fifty-nrst Indiana Volunteers, and pay her a pension at the rate of seventeen dollars a month in lieu of the pension she is now receiving. Received by the President, January 5, 1897. [NoTE BY 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.] Jsingary 16, 1897. __ CHAP. 54.--An Act For the relief of Stratton H. Benscoter. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United m§_f:¤*¤>¤ H- B¢¤+ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is _o}Amss immtis hereby empowered and directed to revoke the order approving the pro~ "““"‘"g°· eeedings, findings, and sentence of the general court-martial at Fort Smith, Arkansas, dishonorably discharging Stratton H. Benscoter, late private in Company I, Ninth Regiment Iowa Cavalry, from the service