TWENTY‑EIGHTH Congress, Session I, Chapter 59, Vol. 5.
An Act making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending 30th June, 1845.
it enacted in the Senate and House of Representatives of the
To pay invalid pensions, forty thousand dollars;
To pay widows' pensions, under the act of thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and thirty‑four, six thousand dollars;
To pay widow's and orphan's pension, under the act of third March, eighteen hundred and thirty‑seven, sixteen thousand dollars;
For payment of invalid pensioners, heretofore paid from the privateer pension fund, their several pensions to commence from the time they were stopped in consequence of the exhaustion of said fund, eighteen thousand dollars;
For payment of pensions to the widows and orphans of those persons who were lost in the United States schooner Sea Gull and in the United States schooner Grampus, agreeably to the provisions of an act passed at the present session, entitled "An act for the relief of the widows and orphans of the officers, seamen, and marines, of the United States schooner Grampus," ten thousand dollars.
Approved, June 15, 1844.