A Manual of Pensions, Bounty, and Pay: Containing the Laws, Forms and Regulations Relating to Pensions, Bounty Land, Bounty Money, Pay, Claims for Horses and Other Property Destroyed, Etc., Etc.; with the Opinions of the Attorneys-general, and the Official Regulations and Decisions Pertaining to These Subjects
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Page 122 - 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 55 - ... places, and property which have been seized from the Union; and in every event the utmost care will be observed, consistently with the objects aforesaid, to avoid any devastation, any destruction of or interference with property, or any disturbance of peaceful citizens of any part of the country; and I hereby command the persons composing the combinations aforesaid, to disperse and retire peaceably to their respective abodes, within twenty days from this date.
Page 105 - Act of Congress entitled an Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War...
Page 54 - Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings...
Page 318 - That any person who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the 'age of twenty-one years, and is a citizen of the United States, or who shall have filed his declaration of intention to become such...
Page 64 - ... upon the mustering of his company or regiment into the service of the United States. And all provisions of law relating to volunteers enlisted in the service of the United States for three years, or during the war...
Page 217 - 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...
Page 54 - The details for this object will be immediately communicated to the State authorities through the War Department. I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate, and aid this effort to maintain the honor, the integrity, and existence of our national Union, and the perpetuity of popular government, and to redress wrongs already long enough endured.
Page 220 - Service, or at any time, in consequence of wounds received in service, and shall 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 receive half the monthly pay...