A Treatise on the Practice of the Pension Bureau Governing the Adjudication of the Army and Navy Pensions

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1898 - Military pensions - 140 pages
 

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Page 54 - The only general rule that can be laid down upon the subject is, that the circumstances must be such as would lead the guarded discretion of a reasonable and just man to the conclusion...
Page 111 - That in case a minor child is insane, idiotic, or otherwise permanently helpless the pension shall continue during the life of said child, or during the period of such disability...
Page 91 - That all persons who served ninety days or more in the military or naval service of the United States during the late war of the rebellion...
Page 91 - That persons who are now receiving pensions under existing laws, or whose claims are pending in the Pension Office, may, by application to the Commissioner of Pensions, in such form as he may prescribe, showing themselves entitled thereto...
Page 89 - Department, and who rendered actual service as nurses in attendance upon the sick or wounded in any regimental, post, camp, or general hospital of the armies of the United States for a period of six months...
Page 117 - September, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, the accrued pension to the date of the death of any pensioner, or of any person entitled to a pension having an application therefor pending, and whether a certificate therefor shall issue prior or subsequent to the death of such person, shall in the case of a person pensioned, or applying for pension, on account of his disabilities or service, be paid, first, to his widow ; second, if there is no widow, to his child or children under the age of sixteen...
Page 117 - ... their accrued pension shall be made or allowed except so much as may be necessary to reimburse the person who bore the expense of their last sickness and burial, if they did not leave sufficient assets to meet such expense.
Page 53 - ... were joined in marriage by some ceremony deemed by them obligatory, or habitually recognized each other as man and wife, and were so recognized by their neighbors, and lived together as such up to the date of enlistment when such soldier or sailor...
Page 52 - Statutes, shall be proven in compensation or insurance cases to be legal marriages according to the law of the place where the parties resided at the time of marriage...
Page 88 - States, who served for thirty days in the Black Hawk war, the Creek war, the Cherokee disturbances, or the Florida war with the Seminole Indians...

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