16 August 1842. 5 Stat. 584

No. 8. A Resolution declarative of the pension act of July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the benefits of the act entitled “An act granting half pay and pensions to certain widows,” approved the seventh day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, shall not be withheld from any widow whose husband died after the passage of the act of the seventh of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and before the act of the seventh July, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, if otherwise entitled to the same.

APPROVED, August 16, 1842.

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