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Executive Order

April 08, 1829

In all applications by any invalid to obtain a pension in consequence of any disability incurred, no payment therefore shall commence until proof shall be filed in the Department and the decision of the Secretary had thereon; and no pension will be allowed to anyone while acting as an officer of the Army except in cases which have been heretofore adjudged.

Approved, 8th April, 1829.


Andrew Jackson, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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