A Digest of the Laws and Resolutions of Congress Relative to Pensions, Bounty Lands, Pay of the Army, Mileage, Horses Or Other Property Lost Or Destroyed in the Military Service, Expenses of Volunteer Force, Patents, Etc: Together with the Opinions of the Attorneys General and Decisions of the Secretaries of War and Interior, and of the Accounting Officers of the Treasury Thereon, with Full and Complete Forms of Application, So Arranged as to Furnish All the Information that May be Desired by Claimants Or Their Attorneys
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Page 145 - Jersey, aged seventy three years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.
Page 19 - And the said court do hereby declare their opinion after the investigation of the matter, and after putting the interrogatories prescribed by the War Department that the above named applicant was a Revolutionary soldier and served as he states, and the court further certifies that it appears to them, Stephen Hall, Jr.
Page 198 - States, and leave a widow, or if no widow, a child or children under sixteen years of age, such widow, or if no widow, such child or children shall be entitled to and receive half the monthly pay, to which the deceased was entitled at the time of his death, for and during the term of five years.
Page 3 - An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States, in the Revolutionary war...
Page 124 - Indiana who being duly sworn according to Law declares that he is the identical John Miley who was a private in...
Page 293 - He makes this Declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled under the "act granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the Military service of the United States
Page 435 - Be it known that I, John Fitch, of Philadelphia, in the county of Philadelphia, the State of Pennsylvania, have invented a new and improved mode of preventing steam-boilers from bursting, and I do hereby declare that the following is a full and exact description thereof, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, and to the letters of reference marked thereon.
Page 19 - State of - , aged - years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration, in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7...
Page 119 - No person who heretofore hath been, or hereafter may be, a collector or holder of public moneys, shall have a seat in either House of the General Assembly, until such person shall have accounted for, and paid into the treasury, all sums for which he may be accountable or liable.