Cases Decided in the United States Court of Claims Volume 1

Cases Decided in the United States Court of Claims Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...E-non-o-chop-ko, which subjected him to a total disability; and that, under the act of August 2, 1813, he was entitled to a pension from the date of his disability. The fourth section of the act of April 10, 1806, (2 Stat., 376, ) provides, "that every pension, or increase thereof, by virtue of this act, shall commence on the day when the claimant shall have completed his testimony before the authority proper to take the same." The act itself is entitled, "An act to provide for persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the revolutionary war." The second section of the act of August 2, 1813, (3 Stat., 74, ) provides " that if any officer, non-commissioned officer, musician, or private of the militia, or of any volunteer corps, shall be disabled by known wounds received in the actual service of the United States, while in the line of duty, he shall, upon substantiating his claim in the manner described by an act entitled 'An act to provide for persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the revolutionary war, ' passed the tenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and six, be placed on the list of invalids of the United States, at such rate of pension, and under such regulations as are provided by the said act, or as may hereafter be provided by law." The question is, whether Robert Armstrong was entitled to a pension from the 23d of January, 1814, the date of his disability, or from the year 1845, when his testimony was completed. The claimant argues that the act of 1806 might well provide that the pension should commence on the day when the claimant completed his testimony, because it " was a past gratuity bestowed; whereas the act of 1813 was a proffered boon of the country to induce her...show more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 549g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236520858
  • 9781236520852