TWENTY‑NINTH Congress, Session II, Chapter 49.
An Act making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty‑eight.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty‑eight:
To pay invalid pensions, thirty‑six thousand dollars;
To pay the pensions of widows of officers, seamen, and marines, sixteen thousand dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the provisions of the act of eighteen hundred and forty‑five, chapter forty‑one, entitled, "An act renewing certain naval pensions for the term of five years," be, and the same are hereby, extended to all pensions of similar kind which have expired since the passage of said act; and the pensions which were renewed by the said act for the term of five years, and which may expire before the next session of Congress, shall be, and hereby are, renewed and continued for another term of five years, to the persons entitled thereto, in the same manner, and subject to the same conditions as are in said act contained, and to commence from the time they may severally expire, and to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
for the payment of pensions under the privateer pension fund, as pledged by the Government by the act of Congress of June twenty‑sixth, eighteen hundred and twelve, three thousand dollars.
Approved, March 3, 1847.