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TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. C¤.26,27. 1839. 3I7 und the fourth of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, three hundred and twenty-six thousand two hundred and fifty dollars: invalid pen- For the invalid pensioners, under various laws, three hundred thou- S§"“?· sand six hundred and eighty-five dollars and sixty-three cents: wsixignsnilosr. For pensions to widows and orphans under the act of the fourth of phans under not July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, four hundred and ninety J,‘:lll,_géh· 1836- thousand and eighty-bur dollars and fifty-two cents: cyiensiéns to For five years’ pensions to widows, per act seventh July, one thousand widows under eight hundred and thirty-eight, one million three hundred and seventy- "igé two thousand dollars:H,,l’f_';,,,3, ,,6;, For haliipay pensions, payable through the olhce of the Third Audi. sions payable tor, ten thousand dollars. iiiiiqliliiitoffice Approved, February 13, 1839. lr u lm" ""';' Srnuu III. Curr. XXVI.—An Act to repeal the proviso to the second section of an act approved Feb. 16, 1839. the third of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, which authorized the '—"*“"_"' Secretary of the Treasury to compromise the claims of the United States against certain banks. Be it enacted by the Senate and House ry Representatives of the United States of America in. Congress assem led, That the Proviso to 'I‘he2dsection the second section of "An act to authorize the proper olhcers of the '*°' 3d M¤*¤l¤· Treasury Department to credit the account of the Treasurer of the ;;2?é,fh£g’l°' United States with the amount of unavailable funds standing to his debit i on the books of the Treasury, to transfer the amount to the debit of banks and individuals indebted for the same, and to authorize the Secre-. tary of the Treasury to compromise and settle said claims," approved 3d of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, which prohibits the Secretary of the Treasury from compromising the claims of the United States against the Allegheny Bank of Pennsylvania, be, and the same is hereby repealed; and that the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to compromise and settle the claim of the United States against said bank. A1>1>1z0v1=1D, February 16, 1839. Surorn II1. Cru?. XXVII.—An Jai I0 amend “ dn act to reorganize the district czrurls rg the Feb I6 1839 United States in the State of .ZlH.vsissz]0pi," approved June eighteenth, cig teen --—»--L-I- hundred and thirty-eight. (a) lgfggzfggnfls Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the court of Tlw ¤¤{¤‘¢¢>f the northern district of Mississippi, besides the ordinary jurisdiction of mfSgS;$;l"s}‘:;-H u district court, shall have jurisdiction of all causes, except appeals and have iirisdic. writs ol' error, coguizable by law in a circuit court, and shall proceed ¤i¤¤» therein in the same manner as a circuit court. Sec. 2. And be it ifurther enacted, That defendants residing in said northern district shal not be sued in the circuit court held at Jackson, ezgccpt in the cases and in the mode prescribed by the fourth section of the act to which this is an amendment. Sec. 3. And be ·it_fu1-ther enacted, That ull appeals und writs of error Appears and from the decisions of the said district court, when exercising the pow- writs of error ers of a circuit court, shall be directly to the Supreme Court of the °l:B,;";;f·’u:“’ United States, in the same manner and under the same limitations and S_ restrictions that they are now allowed by law from the circuit court. Sec. 4. And be itfunher enacted, That the Marshal of the several dis- The marsh;] for tricts in the State of Mississippi, in addition to the several sale days now the scver¤l_di§· allowed by law, may be authorized to sell property at the court-house $a%l£’iL’*,; of each county on Monday of each week, and on the first and second r,, th}, 5,,;,, day, (4) Sec notes of acts relating to the district cout; of Igississippi, vol.-3, 611. B