3 March 1851 9 Stat. 647

[No. 6.] – Joint Resolution explaining the Acts of seventh July, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, March third, eighteen hundred and forty-three, and June seventeenth, eighteen hundred and forty-four.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the benefits of the acts of July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, granting pensions for five years; of the act of March third, eighteen hundred and forty-three, granting pensions for one year; and of the act of June seventeenth, eighteen hundred and forty-four, extending the act of March third, eighteen hundred and forty-three, for the term of four years, to certain widows, shall not be withheld from any widow whose husband died since the passage of either of said acts, if said widow shall be otherwise entitled to the same: Provided, That no pension shall be granted to said widow for the same time her husband received one.

APPROVED, March 3, 1851.

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