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THIRTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 63, 64, 65, 1848. 717 CHAP. LXIII. -..911 Act for the Relief of Jones and Boker. June 13, 1848. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary din?) *° bg of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay E;k,,,?;°Fu,1a§‘,, to Jones and Boker, of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, the their claim for sum of eleven hundred dollars, out of any moneys in the treasury not ff;; bffflfgflfg otherwise appropriated, in full satisfaction of their claim for eight to therm which treasury notes, of which they were the lawful owners, and which were “’°"’ “°1°": &°· abstracted and stolen from the mail at the post-office at Fayetteville, in the State of Arkansas : one of five hundred dollars, five of one hundred dollars each, and two of fifty dollars each; and, for a more particular description of said notes, reference may be had to the report accompanying this bill ; and which said notes, ader being altered and forged, were by some person unknown presented to and redeemed by the Bank of America, as the fiscal agent of the United States. Approved, June 13, 1848. Crue. LXIV. — An Act for the Relief of Richard Blass and others. Jah., 13, 1g4g_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Ihtited States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary The Sgcygmry of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized, after ascertaining °f the T{¢¤S¤*Y and deducting all the costs, charges, and expenses incurred by the gyiaéiirgénglzzg United States in and about the arrest, detention, and commitment of and others the Thaddeus P. Haskell, to the custody of the marshal of the United ‘,E;‘:g{{;d°fr£f‘f States for the northern district of the State of New York, in October, nizances for this eighteen hundred and forty-five, on a charge for passing counterfeit grpsgancg money, to repay to the bail of said Thaddeus, Richard Bloss, and k€n',,§:,Sdéd,,ct_ others, the amount paid by them on the forfeited recognizance and ing all costs, bond for the appearance of said Thaddeus; the said Thaddeus having °h"g°’¤ °‘°· since his default been retaken and convicted and imprisoned for said offence. Approved, June 13, 1848. Cru?. LXV. — An act for the Relief of Joseph Wilson. June 13, 1348. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the _ United States JJ America in Congress assembled, That the accounting Joseph xvnscn cliicers of the_Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, author- *0 `¤¤ ¤ll<>W¤d. in ized to allow to Joseph Wilson, a purser in the United States navy, in zigtlizlgttgg the settlement of his accounts, for such deficiency as he shall show to dedcienciescausexist by reason of his making his deposits of the public money in the gg gigrkggs 5;; Phoenix Bank, at Charlestown, Massachusetts, subsequent to the twenty- Phlgnix Bank, of fifth of February, eighteen hundred and forty-two, after a final liquids- Ch*¤’l°¤*°“'¤» tion and distribution of the effects of said bank shall have been made; Mma°h°s°m‘ and shall also allow to said Wilson such reasonable and proper ex- Certain ex. penses as he has actually incurred and paid, or may incur and pay, in l>°¤¤i]° *° l·° °l‘ a suit now pending in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, °w° ' and prosecuting the same to final judgment, brought to enforce the supposed priority of the claims of the United States over other creditors upon the assets of said bank in the hands of trustees; the proper evidence thereof being furnished by said Wilson to the accounting officers aforesaid. Approved, June 13, 1848.