3 March 1805 c. 44 2 Stat. 345

CHAP. XLIV.- An Act in addition to “An act to make provision for persons that have been disabled by known wounds received in the actual service of the United States, during the revolutionary war.”

March 3, 1805.

The provisions contained in the first section of the act of March 3, 1803, ch. 37, relating to pensions extended.

Persons who apply for a pension must conform to the requirements of the act of March 3, 1803, ch. 37.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions contained in the first section of “An act to make provision for persons that have been disabled by known wounds, received in the actual service of the United States, during the revolutionary war,” passed the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and three, are hereby extended to all those persons in the service of the United States, who, in consequence of their disability by known wounds, received in actual service during the revolutionary war, resigned their commissions, or took discharges; or who, after incurring their disability, were taken captive by the enemy, and remained either in captivity or on parole, until the close of the war; or who, in consequence of known wounds received in the actual service of the United States, have at any period since, become and continued disabled, in such manner as to render them unable to procure a subsistence by manual labour: Provided, that every person of the several descriptions herein mentioned, applying for a pension, shall in all other respects conform to the requirements of the act to which this is an addition.

APPROVED, March 3, 1805.

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