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TWVENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sues. I. Ch. 57, 58, 59. 1844. 667 powered to make sale, or otherwise dispose of the lots of land described Two lots may in the first section of this act, in such manner as will best subserve the *"’ dl“P°“°d °f interests of said county. gdulhiissdsiuy Arpnovnn, June 15, 1844. m' Sur .

CHAD. LVIL—-dn Act Z0 corjrm. to the cit of Ibmandina in Florida, certain June l;Tl;8:d4. lots reserved for public use by ide Spanish Government. ·······L··— Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That lots, numbers five TWO MS and seven of block number two, in the plan of the city of Femandins, g'“'“"g R?' P"; be and are hereby confirmed and relinquished to the corporate auth0ri— hysgzadiilgilgo ties of the said city for such uses as were designed by the Spanish Ge. V¤¤¤m¤¤¤· vernment in the original plan of the said city: Provided, That before Pr v· the issue of patents br the same, it shall be shown to the satisfaction of 0 ISO` the President of the United States, that the said lots were intended to be reserved in the plan of said city, for a public use. Arwnovsn, June 15, 1844. ‘—·" Srnuriz I.

CHAP. LVHI. -—-dn Act makin a iations orthe {ment na `ons for the year ending thirt5:t Oiglltfblfl hung; and grlyggm Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the SOM.] United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-five: Invalid pm, To pay invalid pensions, forty thousand dollars; nicnp. 1 To pay widows’ pensions, under the act of thirtieth June, eighteen si?;;d3;’jcrl’:;‘ hundred and thirty-four, six thousand dollars; Orjum, 30, 1834 To pay .¤*idows’ and orphans’ pensions, under the act of third March, ch. l34. eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, sixteen thousand dollars. olwgggzvsaiftf For payment of invalid pensioners, heretofore paid from the privateer MEM, gf, 1837, pension fund, their several pensions to commence from the time they ¤h.42._ were stopped in consequence of the exhaustion of said fund, eighteen Si£,';l;°l;.‘:°l;:';iw thousand dollars; time ihey were For payment of pensions to the widows and orphans of those persons shopped. who were lost in the United States’ schooner Sea Gull and in the United “p};g:;'gf°‘;‘;`__ States' schooner Grampus, agreeably to the provisions of an act passed som, 10,;;,, the at the present session entitled "An act for the relief of the widows and Grampus and orphans of the officers, seamen and marines of the United States’ schooner Siamgugp 53 Grampus," ten thousand dollars. I l Approved, June 15, 1844. "*""‘ Snmvrs I.

CHAP. LIX.-.411 dot ta teal the utility of the sub-marine lelesoqrc. June I5! mM_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Sm Nwyw Navy be authorized and directed to institute such experiments under institute the exthe superintendenee of competent and trustworthy persons, as will fully §’:§’£f“"v‘° test the utility of the sub-marine telescope invented by It/irs. Surah P. Mather, and ascertain its value, if any, to the public service; and the expenses of which shall be paid out of any moneys m the treasury not h otherwise appropriated: Provided, That said expenses shall not exceed Proviso. the sum of two thousand dollars. Approved, June 15, 1844.