United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/3rd Congress/1st Session/Chapter 57
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the War department be, and he is hereby directed to place upon the list of invalid pensioners of the United States, all persons who have been returned as suchSecretary at War to place certain persons on pension list.
1793, ch. 17. by the judges of the several districts under the act of Congress of the twenty-eighth of February, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, intituled "An act to regulate the claims to invalid pensions," and who by legal proofs, are by him found to come clearly within the provisions of the said act, and are reported as having complete evidence of their claims in the report of the said secretary upon that subject, made to Congress the twenty-fifth day of April, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four; How paid.and all persons placed by virtue of this act on the list of invalid pensioners, shall receive such sums as the returns of the district judges have respectively specified, and be paid, in the same manner as invalid pensioners are paid, who have been heretofore placed on the list: Provided,Proviso, as to commissioned officers. That every commissioned officer, who shall, by virtue of this act, be placed on the pension list, as entitled to a sum less than a full pension, shall receive such pension, only upon compliance with the same rule respecting a return of the commutation which he may have received, as is provided for in the case of Captain David Cook, by an act of Congress passed December the sixteenth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one.
Approved, June 7, 1794.