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illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...on Military Affairs, House
of Representatives, a letter from the Paymaster-General of the
Army, dated the 17th instant, inclosing a copy of the decision of
the Second Comptroller of the Treasury, dated September 6, 1893, in
reference to the payment of detained pay to discharged enlisted
men, and also copies of General Orders Nos. 63 of 1889, 38 of 1890,
and Circular No. 3, A. G. O., 1891, upon the subject. It is held by
the Paymaster-General that the ruling of the Comptroller would
result in a hardship to soldiers discharged with credits of
detained pay that can not be adjusted at the time of their
discharge, but must be adjusted through the Treasury Department,
and to remedy this hardship he submits a joint resolution relating
to the payment of detained pay to the enlisted men of the Army upon
discharge, a copy of which is inclosed. Very respectfully, Daniel
S. Lamont, Secretary of War. The Speaker Op The House Op
Representatives. War Department, Paymaster-general's Office,
Washington, D. C, October 17,1893. SlR: I have the honor to invite
attention to the accompanying decision of the Second Comptroller,
of September 6,1893, in reference to the payment of detained pay to
discharged enlisted men, also to General Orders Nos. 63 of 1889, 38
of 1890, and Circular No. 3, A. G. O., 1891, upon that subject. The
rule announced by the Second Comptroller is that items of detained
pay, when repaid, must be charged against the Army pay
appropriation of the year in which the individual sums were
withheld. It thus forbids the repayment of such sums as were
withheld during periods covered by lapsed appropriations. Inasmuch
as officers of the Pay Department have control of appropriations
for three fiscal years only, they would, under this rule, be...
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