Congressional Edition Volume 2600

Congressional Edition Volume 2600

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...D. C, 1887. Sir: In your claim for pension as above entitled evidence is required to show This claim has been pending for years, and repeated calls from this Burean for evidence to complete the same remain unanswered. The claim can not be admitted as it now stands. If you wish to file the required evidence you may avail yourself of your right at auy time within one hundred days from this date. For this purpose the claim will be held open for one hundred days. Unless reasom be shown to the contrary the claim will be adjudicated upon the evidence as it stands at the expiration of said period. Very respectfully, Commissioner, Department Of Tiie Interior, Bureau Op Pensions, Washington, I). C, February 18, 1888. Sir: In connection with the foregoing, I wish to submit the following explanatory statement, showing, approximately, the action taken in cases found pending iu this division aud filed prior to March 17, 1885. I submitted for rejection claims tiled by claimants who were dead, or whose whereabouts were unknown and could not be learned by correspondence, and of those who had shown no desire to prosecute to completion, 7, '200. For special examination to determine their merits, 25. To the Board of Review for admission, believing them to be complete under the present practice of the Bureau, 150. I caused the " 100-day circular" to be sent, in 1,300. There are yet iu process of adjudication 21,325. Total number pending, 30,000. Respectfully submitted. Wm. P. Davis, Chief Middle Division. General J. C. Black, Commissioner of Pensions. Department Of The Interior, Bureau Of Pensions, Washington, D. C, February 18, 1888. Sir: I have the honor to report that as regards the working of what is called the "one hundred day rule" in more

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  • Paperback | 572 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 1,007g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123654191X
  • 9781236541918