United States v. North
112 U.S. 510 (1884)

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United States v. North, 112 U.S. 510 (1884)

United States v. North

Submitted November 20, 1884

Decided December 8, 1884

112 U.S. 510

APPEALS FROM THE COURT OF CLAIMS

Syllabus

Officers of the army and officers of the navy, engaged in the service of the United States in the war with Mexico and who served out the time of their engagement are, since the Act of February 19, 1879, 20 Stat. 316, entitled to the three months' extra pay allowed under the Act of July 19, 1843, 9 Stat. 248.

The extra pay which such officers are entitled to receive is to be computed at the rate which they were entitled to receive at the time when they were discharged or ordered away.

Officers in the regular army or navy engaged in the military service of the United States in the war with Mexico, "served out the term of their engagements," or were "

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