[No. 13.] – 4 Joint Resolution relative to Evidence in Application for Pensions.
|Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in all cases where a pension may have been granted to any officer or soldier of the Revolution in his lifetime, the evidence upon which such pension was granted shall be conclusive of the service of such officer or soldier in the application of any widow, or woman who may, have been the widow, of such officer or soldier, for a pension; and upon proof by her that she was married to any such officer or soldier prior to January first, seventeen hundred and ninety-four, and that she is a widow, she shall thereupon be placed upon the pension rolls at the same rate that such officer or soldier received during his lifetime.
APPROVED, July 1, 1848.