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1616 FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sess. I1. CHS. 1601, 1608. 1904. APYU 26. 1*-*04- CHAP. 1601.-—An Act Directin the issue of adnplicate of alost check, drawn by [S` *34*] Arthur J. Pritchard, pay director oi the United States Navy, in favor of the Davis [rl-rvsne, No. 1440.] Coal and Coke Company. Preamble. Whereas it appears that Arthur J. Pritchard, pay director of the United States Navy, did, on the twentieth day of ctober, nineteen hundred and two, issue a check, numbered thirty-nine thousand three hundred and forty-one, u n the assistant treasurer of the United States at Baltimore, Maryldimd, in favor of the Davis Coal and Coke Company, of West Virginia, for the sum of two thousand seven hundred and twenty-five dollars and seventy-nine cents, in payment for coal delivered to the bureaus of ards and docks and construction and re ir, United States Navy—Yard}; at Brooklyn, New York; and Whereas the said check was duly received at the offices of the said Davis Coal and Coke Company, number one Broadway, New York, on October twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, and the same was forwarded immediatel u n receipt to Arthur Lee, treasurer of the said Davis Coal and Coke 8(dmpany, at Elkins, West Virginia; and Whereas the said Arthur Lee, treasurer of the said Davis Coal and Coke Company, does not acknowledge the receipt of said check at the omce of the said company at Elkins, West Virginia, and which said check is alleged to have been lost in transmission through the United States mails, and the said check not having been presented to the said assistant treagurer of the United States at Baltimore, Maryland, for a ment; an Vvl-B. v·¤¤6· P W'hereas the rovisions of the Act of February sixteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, amending section thirty-six hundred and forty- six, Revised Statutes of the United States, authorizing United States disbuofficers and agents to issue duplicates of lost checks, a ply amy tp cgecks drawn for two thousand five hundred dollars or less: ere ore, Be it enacted by the Semzte and House of}? esentatvhzes of the Matted CD¤vi¤0¤¤v{,¤¤{;¤C¤k¤ States of America in Congress assembled, 'figt said Arthur J. Pritchigfgiiizilie éneikm. ard, pay director of the United States Navy, be, and he is hereby, instructed to issue a duplicate of said original check to the Davis Coal and Coke Com ny, or, in ease said Pritchard shall cease to be in the ` service of the Uinited States, then the amount shall be paid under the R~5-.S<>¢- 3646·1>-717- provisions of section thirty-six hundred and forty-six of the Revised Statutes of the United States and the regulations issued in pursuance thereof by the Secretary of the Treasury. Approved, April 25, 1904.

 CHAP. 1608.-An Act For the relief of the estate of Sven J. Johnson.

IP¤v¤¤¤- N0- mi-l Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rapresentatizres of the United qw J J h States rgf America in Cimgrees assembled, That the Secretary of the j5lf,{{,c;,,,§’ b’,?,",§’.§‘, i,, Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue dupli-

        • 6*0- cates to the legal representative of Sven J. Johnson, also known as

John Johnson, in lieu of United States four per centum registered bonds, funded loan of nineteen hundred and seven, numbered forty-tive thousand three hundred and sixty-nine, forty-five thousand three hundred and seventy, forty-five thousand three hundred and seventy~two, forty-five thousand three hundred and seventy-three, for one hundred dollars “each, inscribed in the name of John Johnson, and alleged to fzggfmy Dom, have been stolen after having been assi ned in blank: Pyvveided, That the said legal representative shall first fide in the Treasury a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of said bonds and the interest that would accrue thereon to the date of their maturity, with good and sufficient sureties. residents of the United States, to