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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cns. 262, 266, 270-272. 1897 , 809 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.] CHAP. 266.-An Act For the relief of James Stewart. F°b¥'“**'5’ 19» 1897- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United · States of America in Congress assembled, That the claim of James `giiigf Sggm to Stewart, who served as first sergeant, second and first lieutenant in C°“” °f Chi""- the Fourth Artillery and captain in the Eighteenth Infantry of the United States Army in the late war of the rebellion, for a balance of wages alleged to have been earned by him in the suppression of said rebellion and during his entire time of service in said Army, and not paid to him, be, and the same is hereby, referred to the Court of Claims tor due investigation; and jurisdiction is hereby conferred upon said court to render a judgment, irrespective of the lapse of time, for the amount, if any, found due of the United States upon said claim. Approved, February 19, 1897. CHAP. 270.-An Act To execute the findings of the Court of Claims in the matter February 20, 1897. of William B. Isaacs and Company. $——- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the M§'§}f,§j*¤';m*;· I°°°°° Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Wil- rsymem ui liam B. Isaacs and Company, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of sixteen thousand nine hundred and eightyseven dollars, the same being the amount found by the Court of Claims to be the proportionate part belonging, when taken by the United States, to the Bank of Virginia of certain gold coin taken pos session of by the United States on or about the twentythird day of August, anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and which coin has ever since been, and now is, held by the United States, and to which moneys, by the findings of said court, the said William B. Isaacs and Company are now, in law and justice, entitled as assignee, the said Endings of the Court of Claims having been made in a proceeding and trial in said court authorized by the joint resolution of 7**]- 2*- P- °“- Congress of the third day of January, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eightyseven (twenty-fourth volume United States Statutes, page six hundred and forty-four), to be instituted in said court against the United States. Approved, February 20, 1897. CHAP. 271.-An Act Granting a pension to Miriam V. Kenney, widow of Samuel F¤b¥'¤¤'5' 20. 1897 W. Kenney. 7W____ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ _ States of America in Congress assembled, That a pension of twelve dol- }E,‘Q§§$Y‘K°""°*’· lars per mouth be, and the same is hereby, granted to Mrs. Miriam V. Kenney, widow of Samuel W. Kenney, during the term of her natural lite. Approved, February 20, 1897. CHAP. 272.-An Act To increase the pension of Mary S. Higgins, I"°b*'¤*·*'5' 2*% 18* Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United M S Hur _ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the ya°:§,,,fi,,f,§';;g_ Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place upon the