United States Statutes at Large/Volume 32/57th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 1311
[Public, No. 192.]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America at Congress assembled,Revenue-Cutter Service
Medals of honor to rescuers of arctic whaling fleet. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to bestow a gold medal of honor, of such design as he may a prove, upon First Lieutenant David H. Jarvis, Second Lieutenant Ellsworth P. Bertholf, and Doctor Samuel J. Call, surgeon, all of the Revenue—Cutter Service and members of the overland expedition of eighteen hundred and ninety-seven and eighteen hundred and ninety-eight for the relief of the whaling fleet in the arctic regions, in recognition of the heroic service rendered by them in connection with said expedition.
Appropriation. Sec. 2. That the sum of one thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the purchase or manufacture of said medals, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, June 28, 1902.