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said, the sum so received shah be deducted from what said officer would otherwise be entitled to, under the first section of this act; and every pension to which said officer is now entitled shall cease after the passage of this act.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, Every surviving non-commissioned officer, &c., who enlisted in said line during the war, and continued in its service until its termination, to receive full pay.That every surviving non-commissioned officer, musician, or private, in said army, who enlisted therein for and during the war, and continued in service until its termination, and thereby became entitled to receive a reward of eighty dollars, under a resolve of Congress, passed May fifteenth, seventeen hundred and seventy-eight, shall be entitled to receive his full monthly pay in said service, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated; to begin on the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, and to continue during his natural life: Proviso.Provided: That no non-commissioned officer, musician or private in said army, who is now on the pension list of the United States, shall be entitled to the benefits of this act.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, How to be paid.That the pay allowed by this act, shall, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, be paid to the officer or soldier entitled thereto, or to their authorized attorney, at such places and days as said secretary may direct; and that no foreign officer shall be entitled to said pay, nor shall any officer or soldier receive the same, until he furnish to said secretary satisfactory evidence that he is entitled to the same in conformity to the provisions of this act; and the pay allowed by this act shall not, in any way, be transferable or liable to attachment, levy, or seizure, by any legal process whatever, but shall inure wholly to the personal benefit of the officer or soldier entitled to the same by this act.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, said pay as accrued by the provisions of this act before March 3, 1828, to be paid to officers, &c.That so much of said pay, as accrued by the provisions of this act, before the third day of March, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, shall be paid to the officers and soldiers entitled to the same, as soon as may be, in the manner and under the provisions before mentioned; and the pay which shall accrue after said day, shall be paid semi-annually, in like manner, and under the same provisions.

Approved, May 15, 1828.


Statute I.


May 19, 1828.
[Repealed.]

Chap. LV.—An Act in alteration of the several acts imposing duties on imports.[1]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, After Sept. 1, 1828, there shall be levied the following duties:That, from and after the first day of September, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, in lieu of the duties now imposed by law, on the importation of the articles hereinafter mentioned, there shall be levied, collected, and paid, the following duties; that is to say:

First. On iron, in bars, or bolts, not manufactured.On iron in bars or bolts, not manufactured, in whole or in part, by rolling, one cent per pound.

Second. On bar and bolt iron, made wholly, or in part, by rolling.
Proviso.
On bar and bolt iron, made wholly, or in part, by rolling, thirty-seven dollars per ton: Provided, That all iron in slabs, blooms, loops, or other form, less finished than iron in bars or bolts, except pigs or cast iron, shall be rated as rolled iron in bars or bolts, and pay a duty accordingly.

Third. On iron in pigs.On iron, in pigs, sixty-two and one half cents per one hundred and twelve pounds.


  1. An act to alter and amend the several acts imposing duties on imports, July 14, 1832, ch. 227.

    An act to modify the act of the fourteenth of July, 1832, and other acts imposing duties on imports, March 2, 1833, ch. 55.

    An act to provide revenue from imports, and to change and modify the laws imposing duties on imports, and for other purposes, Aug. 30, 1842, ch. 270.