30 May 1908 c. 230 35 Stat. 553

CHAP. 230.- An Act Pensioning the surviving officers and enlisted men of the Texas volunteers employed in the defense of the frontier of that State against Mexican marauders and Indian depredations from eighteen hundred and fifty-five to eighteen hundred and sixty, inclusive, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions, limitations, and benefits of an Act entitled “An Act granting pensions to survivors of the Indian wars of eighteen hundred and thirty-two to eighteen hundred and forty-two, inclusive, known as the Black Hawk war, Creek war, Cherokee disturbances, and the Seminole war,” approved July twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, be, and the same are hereby, extended from the date of the passage of this Act to the surviving officers and enlisted men of the Texas volunteers who served in the defense of the frontier of that State against Mexican marauders and Indian depredations from the year eighteen hundred and fifty-five to the year eighteen hundred and sixty, inclusive; and also to include the surviving widows of such of said officers and enlisted men: Provided, That such widows have not remarried: Provided further, That where there is no record of enlistment or muster into the service of the United States in the service mentioned in this Act the fact of reimbursement to Texas by the United States, as evidenced by the muster rolls and vouchers on file in the War Department, shall be accepted as full and satisfactory proof of such enlistment and service: And provided further, That all contracts heretofore made between the beneficiaries under this Act and pension attorneys and claim agents are hereby declared null and void.

Approved, May 30, 1908.

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