CHAP. CII. – An Act granting a pension to certain revolutionary soldiers.
|Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the widow of any person who served in the war of the Revolution in the manner set forth in the act approved the seventh day of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, entitled “An act supplementary to the act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the Revolution,” and whose widow, in virtue of an act approved the seventh day of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, entitled “An act granting half pay and pensions to certain widows,” and an act approved the twenty-third day of August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, amendatory thereof, and a resolution approved the sixteenth day of August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, entitled “A resolution declarative of the pension act of July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight,” received, or is entitled to an annuity or pension for the term of five years from the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, shall be entitled to receive the same annuity or pension which she received, or is entitled to receive, under said acts or said resolution, or either of them, for and during the further term of one year from the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and forty-three, or during such portion of said term as said widow shall survive, subject in all respects, however, to the rules, limitations, and conditions, in and by said acts and resolution made and provided.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of three hundred and eighty thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the annuities or pensions in and by this act granted.
Approved, March 3, 1843.
Extended by Act of 17 June 1844