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it ajfB NATIf,NlMLl'TRlHN3E. . r ? V IS r I H $k U'J tti I rlf ii if a tfi'rntiton of MHimcdtimm olionu of B, V. l?ritlHtrt1, ftsq., of tnctianapolis. tndinnn, who havo not wriiitan to mo since DetHffifbw, 1S-7B, i ngafn o1lor1 to the fol Ittwihg: iN'IftANArOMB, INDIANA, 2VTei-Jl&r IS, 1S78. trSQntm lfc LUmon, Ifcq.. Wasirlngloh. D. 0. fKHilf? Crton 6f tny ollonts llfiil 1 liuvo Hans- IffifttTt !b my doslro tli.oy jliolrt correspond wltli you hereafter, and forward mi oh evidono as you may hood to oomploto tholr claims. (Signed) n. p. PRITOUARD. V -M MM t J KKttT KATUN TO PPNSTHN NVUT mnTJAT3n.l?Q , honoraria- nnrrn T.. ..m .r;..A.T,,,,'ry.. ' . 1,tJ " UyAAAXAlVTAJW I Kill I IS ' 'laiuiiurn no iiiivu noun unuisiiv AtUljljU dropnocl from the Pension Roll, or Whose nfiinos Iinvn hinn stvlAirrtn iinrw i reason of failure to draw their Ponalon for a pc riod of three years, or by reason of ro-onllstmont, are advised to communlonto with this House at Once, with n vlow to having their Pensions re- BTORMD Or RRNjnVKD. PHNSIONRRS IN STATUS LATKl.Y tN RKRHLUON win now be rotoiod to tho rollB. lit ki nit i lift jt ! SOMHKttR wllORO DISCHARGE PAl'MRS lUlVO 1U0U iosi or uostroyoa, can obtain a (Nm-nvtOAw av uokorai)t.k disoharor, on imitation parch ment, copied from tho records of the War Department, mid duly cort tiled hy tho propm ofllcor. T.ANT1 UrARPAKinrQ.Soimov6oftho MAMiW W A&XUUUl J. M I This proposed transfer was submitted to tho Hon. Z. Chandler, Secretary of tho In ferior, for his consideration and action. Tho followincr axfcrant. from his IM.ifir. writ ten ia rho Hon 1 A -RnniiM. rv,?b , wns In a ttloor skirmish, in which last event ron to r,ne non. j. a. Jsontloy, Commis- ; oxe hour's sorvico would sive title. Sionor ot I'onsions, explains itself, and to it your attention is invited : MTrtrftflKlrt'iid all other W ars that have oecurrod from 1700 to Mnreh S, 1S50 tholr Widows, former Widows (if they applied during widowhood) or Ohlldvon (If under ace Mnroli 3, 1855,) who have not rc eoivocl Land-Wavrants.are oniitlcd to nw aavor provided thfeeoldior served voxuitkbn days, or MM, Delayed and Abandoned Claims : X hayo boon very snecoftsful In having claims that have been rojeotod reopened and allowed; also In removing the cause of dehty in their adjustment ; and -where cases havo been aban doncd by attorneys as hopeless, 1 have In many cases takon them up nnd scoured their allowance. , tggmggt Hug ATTE NTION! Sin: DBPABTM Ktf- OP TH TNTKKIOR, 1 WASinnoToy, d. O. December $, WO. No Bounty land has been provided for soldiers or sailors of the Into War of Rebellion or iheir heirs. They -can only ncquiro n title to Government Lftnd by Purchase or nctunl Settlement. K- In ViOw of the peculiar state of fuots existing in,tho ojiso, and the good stamfling of Mr. Lmqn as an attorney before this Department, as wall as his apparent good faith in this entire trans. 1 n&tlon, I am of tlie opinion that It would be proper to allow the transfer to bo made. Z. OHANDLBK, H&J. A. BimKr, SMrotary. CKfntmstoner of Pensions. Tft flMtordaneo with tlio forogoing, the tlon. J. A. Bontloy, Commissioner of Pen sions, issnod nn order recognising me in all iwsds Hied by "att. Priichai'd piior to Oc tober 10, mo, wherein ho lid the power of substitution. Claims I Claims! THIS CLAIM HOUSE ESTABLISHED 1865. PEiySTnivjS 'oundeajnjurenorhave ' x. Jji..Ui.UJ.,W , contractod any disoaso, , however slight the disability, apply at once thousands ontitled, 1 It is desired to correct an erroneous itnnresp ion thatprovuils to some oxtont, that pension is a gratuitya sort of cliarltv bestowed bv the Government ami that the poor onlv are , entitled. Pension is neither a gratuity nor a chanty, but is a just though Inadequate com. pensntion to the soldier for tho impairment of I hiB physical and mental ability to perform manual labor, and is, in fact, a part of hi con-' tract with the Government, implied, if not ox-, pressed in so many words. Some persons entertaining the impression alluded to, refrain from applying through n soiiBillvoness of being regarded us objects of the charity of tho Government; others do not apply by reason of possessing a competency. To the first class 1 would say, you are indul ging a lalao pride, as tho pension is your duo as much an wnrj nnv . mtlnnc h inMi m the second class 1 would siiy, that fortune is flokleand to-morrow you may need what to-day you regard with too much indifference to an- for, and each ycur's delay increases the dif- BOUNTY. Tlie following Avifl tiiiow cortiain olaSSos on. titled toi)6unty, ifiiol alroailypaid: Only b law has hkkx yAOTHi sinco July SS, 1856, granting bounty- to ox-soldiers. This law, approved Apffl 22, ia"is, pi'Ovides a bounty ofjfioo to tlwe who enlisted prior to July i lm, torn term of threeyears.nndvere actually mustered into tho service prior to August 6, ISGl, and disaJutrjjcil on acaaitnt of a disability contracted in the .torrfre, ard in Ifne of dxdu, -bvfme tivo yters' servo, JfusioiANS disouarobd -by kbasok OKanrc tioy op iiAwns are entitled undor this law. Tub additional nouNTY law is still tn lorce, the time for filing ohtims under it having boon 1 extended until 1S50. Soldiers who enlisted be tween Aiutii. 1. 1881. nnd Duchmubu 24, 1S8S, in , wkw organizations, and between Atuh. l, 1SS4, I and Juia- IS, 1S64, for two or three years, and wore honorably discharged on account of oxpl rntion of term, by reason of their services being no longer required, or wounds oh iniIhribs re- . eeived in lino of dutv. became entitled to $50 or $100 undor this not according to term of en list mont, provided thoyi-eceivod orare entitled to recoivo, undr former acts, a Bounty of ano ANT) NO &IORB. Widows, Minor Oiiii.drbn, and Parhnts, in tho order named, are entitled to an Audition a & JJoincTv provided by the act of July 2 l&W, in i cose the soldier enlisted prior to July IS, 1S64, for a period of not less than two years, and fot' 1 a Bounty of $100, and no more, and died in tlie service, They are also entitled in enses where ; the soldier enlisted us above, and was dis charged hy reason of disaihmty contracted IN THE SBRVICB AND tfifB OV DUTY AD D!D OP SUOH DISA1UI.TY, OR ITS SBQUENOB, RKPORB THK 1'ASsaok ok the aot oiTKD. Tleie heirs niunofl are also entitled to said Bounty in every case whore tho soldier Would have boon entitled, if living. (See the preceding pai-agraph.) Those discharged on account of Wounds or Injuries received in service anil lino of 'duty, are entitled to the same amount of Bounty us though the full term was sorved. Those who. aftor mr!nirsivvoii vivTfrAvm0 and been uoNORAnny diroiiaroed, re-onlistofl in another organization for three years, be tween Jannarj 1, 183, and April 1, ih64, uro re garded as VRTBRANS,and should havereeeived irlOi Bounty for their second service, provided that they were discharged by reason of the UOVERNMRNT NO I.ONOER RKQVTIRING THEIR RHR VIOHS, OR ON ACCOUNT OV WOUND OR INJURY IIEOEIVBD AVIIILB IN SERVICE AND IN LINK OP DUTY, OR BXri RATION OP TRR3I OP SERVIOE. Th090 who enlisted subsequent to July IS 1S64, are not entitled to the unaccrued install montH of Bounty. P A TTOTCTTS! Spoolal attention given jl axaji AU. to business before tho Patent office, Intoforcnce cases, Extensions before Congress, Infringmont suits in different States, and all litigations appertaining to In ventions or Patents. Copyrights secured. Contested Land Cases prosecuted boforo the United States General Land OHleoand Depart, mont of the Interior. Prompt attention given to cases boforo tho Southern Claims Commission, and boforo Con gress. Write n full histnvv nf onait nm1 Aiinlnait f.vr- SUBSCRIBE FOR THE mTIONAL TR BN iU. I interests of solMWs and stiii'ovs postage stamps, and a full ami satisfactory nJ yt A . 7 1ly, with proper pnpOrs, will bo returned T WW oCltQ war, and all paib sim&rs of h$ ZTiiibad Sfatios. As Uiis may I'eaoh the hands of some persons unacquainted with this Ilousa, we npponq hereto, as specimens of the testimonials in Our liossession, copies of letters from several gentlemen of political and militarv distlne uon, and widely known throughout the United Stales: Bblviderb, Ir.uxors, October 4, 1S7S. I Uiko great pleasure In recommending Cap tain George E. Lbmon, now of Washington, I). Ov to all persons who may have claims to settle or other business to prosecute before the Departments at Washington. I know him to bo thoroughly qualified, well acquainted with the laws, and with Dopartmont rules in all matters growing out of the late war, es pecially in tho Paymaster1 and Quartermas ters offices. I have had occasion to employ him for triends of mine, also, in the soliciting of patents. and have found him very active, well-informed, and successful, As a gallant oflicor during the war. and an honorable and successful practioner, I recommend him strongly to all who may need his services. , S. A. HU RLBUT, Mr O., FourtJi Congressional District, Illinois, Late Arajor General, U. S. Vols. f " . XT PUBLISHED BY" BBNBH B. LRIOI ft GO. EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS, j 916 F STRBST, , House or Hkprksentativbs, Washington, D. 0., JlfarcA S, 1S7S. From sovoral years' acquaintance with Cap. 1 tain Georok E. Lbmon, of this city, I cheerfully i commend him as a gontleman ofintegritv anH j worth, and woll qualified to attend to tho col ! lection of Bounty and other Clalmsagalnsttlie I Govounment. His experience in thauino gives him superior ntlvantAgcs. r W P. S PRAGUE, M. G., ! - r. Fifteenth DUtrial of Ohio. I JAS. D.STRAWBBIDGE.M. O., i . Thirteenth District of Pennsylvania. WASHINGTON, D, k The oUJootsof this journal are, to secure, to soldlors and sailors tllttliriflftaj aiift to'sxpou theiiMyrongs tppnbliQ initiation so thatcor- reotioh -may ba niatie. iw fte tiimni'lli bo advooatod f FIVE GREAT MEASURES Exkoutivr Mansiox, Boisk Cty, Idaho Territory. SovtcmberS. 1878. Captain George E. Lemon. Attorney and I Agent for the collection of war claims at Wash-1 inglon City, is a thorough, able, and exceed- vital to the interests of all who fought in tho inai oiwuiuniKJti rami oi ousiness, oi niga character, and ontirely responsible. I can assure all having war claims requiring adjust ment that their interest cannot bo confided to safer hands. M. BEATMAN, Governor of Idalio and late ATaJ. Gen. Vols. late wr, namely nlv for. liculty of establishing your title. Your disa- llilltV ifi HlfOlv tn Innvoncn-u'tfli o, ...,! i. the cause ot your doath, in wtoroli event you will have made homq proviaion for your heirs by establishing a claim. PRISONERS OF WARiSS? promptly collected. TIF.TRFl ! Widows, minor children, dCjieud lAijlxtU' Qt mothers, fathers, and minor brothers and sisters entitled. Widows who remarry while their claims i are vending, are entitled fo receive P.enSion up ! to the date of remarriage, provided they applied I within live years from the date of death of the ' soldier. : Those who served In tho Confederate Armv ' and afterwards voluntarily enlisted in tho Pod eral service, are now entitled to Pension if di-, ablcd in line of duty. ' sST-Any person desiringinformationas to my stanfllngand responsibility will, on request, bo furnished witii a satisfactory reference in nis vicinity or Congressional District. FURLOUGH RAT-I0KS: A'Trs promptly collected. j All such claimants are invited to Bond me ' their furloughs and extensions of samo, as In i abaenco of such papers no collections can bo made. I W$R OF 1819.' By ,l0fc o Oongi-ess, J2L ii . . X "PPi'ovecl March 0 1878. all surviving otnoors Unci enlisted and drifted meii.inoludingmiliUunnd voluntoerB, of the military and naval service, who served 14 days, or were in any engagement, and wore honorably discharged, and the surviving wid ows of suoh oilicers, unilntad and draftodmon. av& entitled to pension ui the rate of eight dol lars j)or month from date of tho act. PROOF OF tOYALayk0 LOHGMR REQUliiKD HORSES AKD EQUIPMENTS Lost in the Military Service. Tho time for paying claims of this character expired by limitation, January 1, 1876; but the equity of such claims cannot fail to be rocognl'od. and fnrl.bnrnro vision rnillm4innirin,ri,iM,A,!i mado. I, therefore, invite correspondence with such as have claims of this character un ssttlod. I will make every proper effort in my power to secure tho onaotmont of a law pro- ' me ii uiuaiv ui uiu(; jusi ciaipis. POSTAGE. The amount expended for postage in con duottngtheoorreBpondenceiu original pension claims, and in increased claims where a new disability Is alleged, ranges from about thirty cqnts to about one dollar, averaging in such claims about fifty cents. Increase claims, when new disability is not alleged require much less postage, ranging from about nino cents to about eighteen cents. Making no charge for services in pension and bounty claims unlesssuccossful, claimants are requested to keep mo whole in matters of postage. This is a small matter to each claim ant, but a very important one to me, as it re quires about $2:0 a mouth postage to con auot my business. GEORGE E, LEMON, Colwselor at Lav, Solicitor of Patent? & Claims. I. The passage of a law by Congress kquaiJ izing bounties. II. The passage of a law by Congress, under which the pension of a soldier' wounded, In jured, or diseased, or the family of a diseased soldier may commence prom the hate op bis charge, or the date op death. IIL The extension of the pension laws, so.as Include soldiers of the Mexican and various In dian Wars. IV. The extension of tho pension laws soa3 j to include all survivors of the war of 1812 and their widows, regardless of length of sorvioo. V. The passage of amendments by CongrOss to remedy innumerable defeats in the existing pension latos. Amongst othors to inultulo thoso who woro enlistod and performed sorvioo, but thrqugh no fault pn thir part ivoro novov muatoreil in. 1 I'Haioattt&f QUiiinjs boforo Qonqvean; Jt'uoflcss , in tho Swjivamo Court of the District 5 Of Golujnjtta ; Jjwqw flore 1 f the DojHtrtmants. flnna not nnumtn no .. i... .? T.:itXJf: :zrrji, v ftuifs-5.v-iiO nojition in oases of vol Wjfrw solfliors of tho lato war, but does In h 'laimvf ragxdars ai(i onlistod men of the Kami ana Marine Corns. Hunts In tllrtsp nnsnau'ttl hAaiiiiiiai.ni... -. appropriation for their payment shall have boon mado. A WU has been introduced in Congress to proyldeforthepayinentofthisohissojolaims. prize mmN.ttmsr KSSBffiftSK MBSARQE ; INDEMNITY, for EFTBDTBfett case of tho lato war. anj t i;.ri. sluicing, or dastruotlon in any other maimar. of a vessel, collected in a short time. ' Spqal attention given to Pension and 4 Bounty CJaims and to the Settlement of Accounts of Officers of the Army and Navy. Qffloes, 14, ,15, 16, 17, 18 and 19, No. 916 F St., Lock.Box 47. WASHINGTON, D. 0. mon, of Washington, I). Q., who ! take full ehaigo of my claim Puneion laws are now moiv JlnOrill t.mm mf(innt1tr imt i . T, . . 77 . . srMK''as LIMZ ' .auua : ffff,?K3ffiSS,y, iiirfucr rate. ,lf w ljlltf.vi t riiaracier. Mason, Michigan, tfovmnber 17, 1&77. I would respectfully announce to my former aliontfi that 1 bavo tranHfiirrnd fill of f:lwI. olftims for Pension, Bounty, &o., to Captain ' -i -MA..M.. in t...a-.. . iir i.r. . r- y. - . i urnunuM u. ijr..iiu. wU horoaftoi . linHlnasa. -.,-.,, . ' I earnestly hope that olaimants will promptly OFFICERS' ACCOUNTS and S!fffSaa hereafter they correspond with Captain Lbmon. Illlfl t'liriiioll UlU'll nuidi.niiii nuinnulm i.trt i,lnl Hi-turns, and claims to complete tholr claiuiH. FR VNK I DARLINC. Tho Sttboj;iptji?u priye Qf ' Tfi$ JSrcfoflHl Wrt buna is fifty oonts par year, In ourronoy ftr PQo sUuups j ii y oopfos two OoPlUr TUQ DaaombornumhoiMviil bo aopt ag a gpaoimcui aont postagostamp. Tho publishers hopo thateyojcy n9V0Oii iiittir ostod in any,x)f tho ahovorjat Hlftaum )V'iJl fuJWKw-ihoAi gnao, ana do all hooau fpr thoofr. oulatlon oiT this papor. , Unity of qQbrt only (s noedod to ssouro Wjoiiisafc'o of those moaeuros. In the oolumns of the National Trflninaut ths prov timo a plan q( OQjmartod nation will bo announcod. By helping us yo.uholpyouyjsm'iypj Address, t OKQiiUJJ 15. LRMQ &QO., QIB F Street, Washington, D. 0. Post-Oillci' Drawer 326.