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Index to the Mischellaneous Documents of the House of Representatives for the Second Session of the Forty-Seventh Congress (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,135
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Index to the Mischellaneous Documents of the House of Representatives for the Second Session of the Forty-Seventh Congress...

Index to the Mischellaneous Documents of the House of Representatives for the Second Session of the Forty-Seventh Congress (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 Excerpt: ...or become custodians of the pensions of the members of the Home, enabling each pensioner to draw his money precisely as do all others who do not belong to the Home. Should such an act be passed, it is likely that those pensioner members who desire to spend their money, will be enabled to do so sooner than they now are, and those members who desire to save it can have access to the nearest reliable savings bank, enabling them to place it at interest as soon as it is paid. It is not the opinion of the Board that such a lasv will permanently injure the discipline of the Home. In the last report of the Board it was recommended that the benefits of the Home lie extended to destitute deserving soldiers unable to earn their living, who could not trace their disabilities to their service, ami that sailors who served the United States during the War of Secession should be placed upon the same footing of admission to the Home as are soldiers and sailors who served in preceding wars. Both propositions have been rejected by Congress, as we think, under a misapprehension, but in any event the persons included in these recommendations are in general as deserving of care by the general government as are the present membersof the Home. Men are daily becoming prematurely disabled from disease, the seeds of which were sown in service, although when they were discharged they were able bodied. The manager before whom such a case comes, if he act according to existing law, must refuse the man admission, and in general the applicant can only go to the nearest poor-house. If the manager admit the man, making a strained interpretation of the law on the side of humanity, the Home, without further legislation, will soon overflow, and admissions must cease. The case of disabled sailo...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 410
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-20574-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-20574-6
Barcode: 9781130205749

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