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Names of pensioners, and rates of pensions.Hunt, five dollars per month, to commence on the fifth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eight.

Henry Gates, five dollars per month, to commence on the ninth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eight.

David Hall, five dollars per month, to commence on the twelfth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and eight.

Jonah Cook, five dollars per month, to commence on the fourth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and eight.

William Nelson, five dollars per month, to commence on the twenty-second day of January, one thousand eight hundred and eight.

Secretary of War authorized to cause to be placed on the pension list of the U. States persons disabled in the revolutionary war, &c.
No person to exceed the sum allowed by the sixth section of the act of April 10, 1806, ch. 25.
Proviso.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary at War be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to place on the pension list of the United States, all persons who now remain on the pension list of any of the states, and who were placed on the same in consequence of disability occasioned by known wounds received during the revolutionary war, whether such person or persons served in the land or sea service of the forces of the United States, or of any particular state, in the regular corps, or the militia, or as volunteers: Provided, that in no case the pensions allowed to such person or persons, shall exceed the sums specified by the sixth section of an act, intituled “An act to provide for persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the revolutionary war,” passed the tenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and six: And provided, that in every case where application shall be made, to have such person or persons placed on the pension list of the United States, under this law, satisfactory documents from the proper officers of the state, shall be adduced to establish the fact of such person or persons having been placed on the state pension list in consequence of disability occasioned by known wounds received during the revolutionary war.

Persons disabled in the actual service of the U. States since the revolution, to be placed on pension list.
At what rates.
1806, ch. 25.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That any officer, non-commissioned officer, musician, or private, who has been wounded or disabled since the revolutionary war, while in the line of his duty, in the actual service of the United States, whether he belong to the military establishment or the militia, or any volunteer corps, called into service under the authority of the United States, may be placed on the pension list of the United States, at such rate of compensation, and under such regulations as are prescribed by the act, intituled “An act to provide for persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the revolutionary war,” passed April the tenth, one thousand eight hundred and six.

Pensioners now to be placed on the pension list how to be paid.Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the pensioners becoming such in virtue of this act, shall be paid in the same manner as invalid pensioners are paid, who have heretofore been placed on the pension list of the United States, under such restrictions and regulations in all respects, as are prescribed by the laws of the United States, in such cases provided.

Approved, April 25, 1808.

Statute Ⅰ.



April 25, 1808.
Chap. LX.—An Act to authorize and empower the President of the United States to exchange certain lands, for other lands more suitable for fortification.

Exchange of lands for fortifications in Portland.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he hereby is authorized and empowered, to cause the lands in Portland, whereon the fort and battery now stand, and the lands at Ocracock and Old Topsail inlets, in North Carolina, acquired with a view to erecting fortifications, to be exchanged for other lands more suitable for fortification, and the protection of Portland, in the district of Maine, and Ocracock, and Old Topsail inlet, in North Carolina.

Approved, April 25, 1808.