6 June 1874 c. 219 18 Stat. 61

CHAP. 219.- An act to equalize pensions in certain cases.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all persons entitled to pensions under special acts fixing the rate of such pensions, and now receiving or entitled to receive a less pension than that allowed by the general pension laws under like circumstances, are, in lieu of their present rate of pension, hereby declared to be entitled to the benefits and subject to the limitations of the general pension laws entitled “An act to revise, consolidate, and amend the laws relating to pensions,” approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-three; and that this act go into effect from and after its passage: Provided, That this act shall not be construed to reduce any pension granted by special act.

APPROVED, June 6, 1874

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