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CXCIV

UNITED STATES

Pensions The total number of pensioners classified and compared for the years 1898 and 1897 are as follows :

1898 1897 Widows, llevolutionary soldiers .... 5 7 Daughters, Revolutionary soldiers 7 9 Survivors of War of 1812 3 7 Widows, War of 1812 2,407 2,810 Survivors, Indian wars, 1832-1842 2,019 2,373 Widows, Indian wars, 1832-1842 .... 4,067 4,288 Survivors, Mexican War ..... 10,012 10,922 Widows, Mexican War 8,143 8,072 Under general laws : Army invalids 327,080 336,299 Widows, army 92,545 94,602 Navy invalids 4,833 4,788 Widows, navy ....... 2,300 2,375 Act of June 27, 1890 : Army invalids ....... 399,366 378,609 Army widows ....... 119,785 110,593 Navy invalids 14,543 13,831 Navy widows ....... 5,944 5,766 Army nurses Total 655 663 993,714 970,014

DISBURSEMENTS FOR PENSIONS, FEES OF EXAMINING SURGEONS, COST OF DISBURSExMENT, SALARIES, AND OTHER EXPENSES OF THE PEN- SION BUREAU, AND NUMBER OF PENSIONERS ON ROLLS, VARIOUS FISCAL YEARS, SINCE JULY 1, 1865

Disbursements for Pensions Fees of Examining Surgeons Army Navy Army Navy 1866 1870 1880 1890 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 $15,158,598.64 29,043,237.00 55,901,670.42 103,809,250.39 136,495,965.61 136,156,808.35 134,632,175.88 136.313,914.64 140.924.348,71 $291,951.24 308,251.78 787,558.66 2,285,000.00 3,490,760.56 3,650,980.43 3,582,999.10 3,635,802.71 3.727.5:^1.09 ) Paid from vNavy pen.sions ) rate account iv( 73,161.00 876,108.51 652,678.50 782,631.08 665,313.97 678,395.44 894.219.08 Army and . No" sepa- ^pt. 2,386.00 19,569.11 20.000.00 25,136.25 7,273.50 (f>) (h) Total for whole period 2,203,888,611.90 47,667,309.89 14,466,516.86 309,278. 1 1 Fiscal Year Cost of Disburse- ment, Maintain- ing Pension Agencies, etc. Pension Bureau Number of Pensioners on Rolls Salaries Other E.\-- penscs 1866 1870 1880 1890 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 a $155,000.00 216,212.86 221,926.76 292,697.35 517,430.37 563,449.86 565,027.85 572.439.41 5:'.(;.6'29.S4 $237,165.00 ,333,660.00 582,517.84 1.957,725.4:^ 2,4()3.5'i2.75 2,461.s90.50 2,258,(159.35 2,262.597.70 2.2M.1SI.40 $15,000.00 51,125.00 35,035.68 580,281.73 370,344.69 504,912.52 494,800.94 474.350.52 429.031.14 126,722 198,686 250.802 537,944 969,r>4t 970,524 970,678 976,014 993,714 Total for \\ 'hole perio (1 11,569,682.14 42,290,5:31.90 7,:t29.310.04

a Approximate.

b Now included in Army.