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, [Q5 TWENTY·FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 360, 361. 1836. Duties on Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from and after the thirtieth Wim f¢d¤¢=¤d day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, the duty on all kinds of §('}fQ]”,l§ °?§§6_ wine imported into the United States shall be reduced one-half, so that Y, no more than one·ha1f the amount now assessed shall be thereafter assessed. Wim, my be Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all kinds of wine, whether mwcmwm· imported before or after the passage of this act, may be put into the “°*`°“· custom-house stores, under the b0Ild of thé importer or owner; and aw' such of the said wines as shall remain under the control of the proper ofiicer of the customs, on the thirtieth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, shall be subject to no other duty than if the

ame were imported after that day; and if the duties or any part thereof,

on the wines deposited, as aforesaid, shall have been paid previous to the said thirtieth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty- six, the amount of excess of duty shall be refunded to the person imym,i,,,,_ porting and depositing the same: Provided, That no wines shall be so deposited unless in the casks or bottles as imported: And provided, pm,;,, jiu-ther, That the benefit of this act shall not be extended to any wines not entitled to debenture. Amanovmn, July 4, 1836. Snmrs I. "***" July 4, 1836. Cm?. CCCLX.-—.d·n act for the purchase of certain rights or irwcntiom of MGI- ""'_""”'”"‘ liam H. Bell, of North Carolina. {Tc be paid to Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United hm *i°"l“’““°‘ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the {:3 zig;,`:: Pa` Treasury be hereby authorized to pay to Captain William H. Bell, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty thousand dollars, whenever said Bell shall transfer and convey to the United States all his, said Be1l’s, right, interest, and title, in and to two certain patents, viz: one called a machine for elevating heavy cannon, the other called a traverse board for pointing cannon; together with all the right to the United States to use every improvement that has been made by said Bell on the said inventions, since patenting the same; Provided, however, That said sum of twenty thousand dollars shall be in full for all claims against the United States for using said patents Approved, July 4, 1836. Snwura I. -—--

 CHAP. CCCLXI.—.ln dat confirming claims to land in the State of Missouri,

emdfor other purposes. D°°i’l°“ °f Be it enacted by the Senate and House of R resentatfves o the United

 States of America in Congress assembled, 'lqhat the decisibns in favor

of land claimants, made by the recorder of land titles in the State of Missouri, and the two commissioners associated with him by virtue of Act of July 9, an act entitled "An act for the final adjustment of private land claims ’°°°·°l’=18°· in Missouri," approved July ninth, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, Act of Mmh and an act supplemental thereto, approved March second, eighteen » 2, 1833, ch.s4. hundred and thirty-three, as entered in the transcript of decisions transmitted by the said recorder and commissioners to the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and by him laid before Congress at the two last and present sessions, be, and the same are hereby, confirmed, saving and reserving, however, to all adverse claimants, the right to assert the validity of their claims in a court or courts of justice: proviso_ Provided, That nothing in this act contained shall apply to, or be in confirmation of the claim of Don Carlos D. Vilemont, for a tract of proviso_ land at Point Chicott dud provided, also, That nothing in this act contained shall apply to, or be in confirmation of the following claims, to wit: Manuel Liza, six thousand arpens; I. Coontz, and Hempstead,