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814 FIFTY-FOURTH CON GRESS. SEss. II. CHS. 285-288. 1897. 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.] F¤b1‘¤·¤1‘y 22. 1897- CHAP. 286.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Lemuel J. Essex. hmm J Emx Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Pension ximméa. 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 rolls the name of Lemuel J. Essex, late of Company B, Eighty- seventh Indiana Infantry, at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month, in lieu of the pension that he is now receiving. Received by the President, February 10, 1897. · [N OTE BY THE DEPARTMENT or STATE.--TDC foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States tbr 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.] F°b“"“’Y 22- 18W · CHAP. 28'7.—An Act Granting a pension to George B. Merchant. ' Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United §=,*.;;,ts,,g,{*,;_*g;;,*:;.*¢,1*- sam of Amana in congress memumz, That as sammy of use Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place upon the pension roll, George B. Merchant, late sergeant Company K, Fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension of seventy-two dollars per month in lieu of the pension he is now receiving. Received by the President, February 10, 1897. [NoTE BY THE DEPAETMENT on STATE.—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.] Fcbmary22, 1897. CHAP. 288.-—An Act To increase the pension of Mrs. Virginia E. Turtle, of the ’*;‘v""_‘ District of Columbia. virginia E_,1,mm_ Be it enacted the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Pension nm-emu. States of America an 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. Virginia E. Turtle, of Washington, District of Columbia, widow of Major Thomas Turtle, Corps of Engineers, United States Army, and pay her a pension of forty dollars per month, the same to be in lieu of the pension now drawn by her. Received by the President, February 10, 1807. [Norm 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.]