9 June 1880 c. 166 21 Stat. 170

CHAP. 166.- An act to restore pensions in certain cases.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section three of an act entitled “An act increasing the pensions of widows and orphans, and for other purposes”, approved July twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and section thirteen of an act entitled “An act relating to pensions”, approved July twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, and section forty-seven hundred and twelve of the Revised Statutes, shall not operate to reduce the rate of any pension which had actually been allowed to the commissioned, non-commissioned, or petty officers of the Navy or their widows or minor children, prior to the twenty-fifth day of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-six; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby directed to restore all such pensions as have already been so reduced to the rate originally granted and allowed, to take effect from the date of such reduction.

Approved, June 9, 1880.

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