A Digest of the Laws of the United States Governing the Granting of Army and Navy Pensions and Bounty-Land Warrants; Decisions of the Secretary of the Interior, and Rulings and Orders of the Commissioner of Pensions Thereunder

A Digest of the Laws of the United States Governing the Granting of Army and Navy Pensions and Bounty-Land Warrants; Decisions of the Secretary of the Interior, and Rulings and Orders of the Commissioner of Pensions Thereunder

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ... Incurred by.infantry soldiers from accidental discharge of a pistol is not pensionable. Davis, Alex. H. App. No. 180,035. Delano, C., Secretary. April 24, 1874. Vol. 3, p. 177. 18. Resulting from disease contracted or injuries received after enroll ment and before master entitles to pension. Kenyon, B. C. App. No. 180,243. Cowen, B. R., cting Secretary. May 6', 1874. Vol. 3, p. 192. Disability--Continued. 19. Contracted by a civil surgeon while detailed by the governor of a State at the request of the Surgeon-General not provided for by pension laws. Hodge, Charles, jr. Delano, C., Secretary. February 24, 1875. Vol. 3, p. 405. 20. Weight of an adverse certificate of disability can only be removed by the positive and cumulative testimony of medical men. Ble, w, Nathan. App. No. 171,983. Chandler, Z., Secretary. Juno 24, 1876. Vol. 4, p. 327. 21. May be shown by testimony of intimate acquaintances in restora tiou cases. (See section 4719.) Swinton, John. Chandler, Z., Secretary. December 5,1876. Vol. 4, p. 46G. 22. Cause of, must have been contracted in line of duty as well as in the service. Call, ParmeliaM. App. No. 27,292. Usher, J. P., Secretary. September 11, 186: i. Vol. 1, p. 27. 23. Continuance of, may be shown by the evidence of other than med ical persons. Calhoun, Wm. W. Ctf. No. 122,550. Chandler, Z., Secretary. January 15, 1876. Vol. 4, p. 180. 24. If contracted in line, of duty, and soldier dies while on furlough, widow entitled. Look, Harriet A. App. No. 13,328. Harlan, J., Secretary. October 21,1865. Vol. 2, p. 184. 25. Regimental surgeon's evidence as to contraction of disability not indispensable if claim is otherwise established. Welch, Irvin. App. No. 62,051. Browning, O. H., Secretary. October 10, I860. Vol. 1, p. 189. 20. Degree...show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236562488
  • 9781236562487