p. 19 An act for the relief of Adeline McFarland of Boulder County. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory: Section 1. That the sum of three hundred dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated for the support, maintenance and education of Adeline McFarland, an orphan child of the late Robert McFarland, who fell in the service of his country at Sand Creek, November 29, 1864. Sec. 2. That the Hon. Henry L. Pearson, of the county of Boulder, is hereby authorized to receive the money specified in section one of this act, and judiciously apply the same to the use and benefit of the said Adeline McFarland. Sec. 3. That the auditor of the territory is hereby authorized to draw a warrant on the territorial treasurer for the sum of three hundred dollars, to be paid out of any funds in his hands not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose specified in section one of this act. Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved January 10, A.D. 1868.
General Laws, Joint Resolutions Memorials, and Private Acts, Passed at the Eighth Session of the Legislative Assembly of Colorado Territory, Convened at Denver, on the Third Day of January, 1870 (Central City: David C. Collier at the Register Office, 1870).
pp. 166-167 An act to change the name of Mary Adella McFarland, of Boulder County, and for her Relief. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory: Section 1. That the female child now living with the family of Robert A. Moore, of Valmont, Boulder county, Colorado, whose name is Mary Adella McFarland, shall hereafter be entitled to the name Mary Adella Moore, and by that name shall be known and called. Sec. 2. That the said Mary Adella Moore shall be entitled to inherit the same interest in the estate, real and personal, of the said Robert A. Moore, in the same manner as if she were the daughter and natural heir of the said Robert A. Moore. Sec. 3. That the before mentioned Robert A. Moore, is authorized and hereby empowered to demand and receive all moneys and property in the hands of any and all persons whomsoever, which was obtained by or on account of an act of the legislative assembly of Colorado territory, approved January 10th, 1868, appropriating three hundred ($300.) dollars out of the treasury of Colorado territory, for the maintenance and education of Adella M. McFarland: Provided, that the said Robert A. Moore shall carry out the provisions of said act of January tenth, A.D. 1868. Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved Febuary 11th, A.D. 1870.
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