PUBLIC PAPERS (GOVERNOR) – “WAR OF 1812 SURVIVOR’S PENSIONS”

 

February 25, 1870

Columbus, Ohio

 

I have the honor to transmit herewith Joint Resolution “Requesting the Senators and Representatives in Congress of this State, to secure the passage of a law granting liberal pensions to surviving soldiers and the widows of deceased soldiers of the War of 1812,” adopted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, February 24th, 1870.

 

Very Respectfully,

R. B. Hayes

Governor

 

JOINT RESOLUTION,

 

Requesting the Senators and Representatives in Congress of this State to secure the passage of a law granting liberal pensions to surviving soldiers, and the widows of deceased soldiers of the war of 1812.

 

RESOLVED, by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That our Representatives in Congress be requested, and our Senators be instructed, to use their influence in securing the passage, at an early day, of a general law granting liberal pensions to the surviving soldiers and the widows of deceased soldiers of the war of 1812.

 

RESOLVED, That the Governor of the State be requested to forward a copy of the foregoing resolution to each of our Senators and Representatives in the Congress of the United States.