19 June 1834 c. 55 4 Stat. 679

CHAP. LV.- An Act further to extend the term of certain pensions chargeable on the privateer pension fund.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the pensions of all widows who now are or have been heretofore in the receipt thereof, under the provision of the act entitled “An act giving pensions to the orphans and widows of persons slain in the public or private armed vessels of the United States,” passed the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and the act entitled “An act in addition to an act giving pensions to the orphans and widows of persons slain in the public or private armed vessels of the United States,” passed the sixteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, or either of said acts, so far as regards persons receiving pensions from the fund arising from captures and salvage made by the private armed vessels of the United States, be, and the same are hereby, continued, under the restrictions and regulations in the said acts contained, for and during the additional term of five years from and after the period of the expiration of the said pensions, respectively: Provided, however, That the said pensions shall be paid from the proceeds of the privateer pension fund, and without recourse to the United States, for any deficiency which may hereafter arise thereon, if any such there be: And provided further, That no such pension shall be paid to any widow after her intermarriage, had or to be had.

APPROVED, June 19, 1834.

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