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"An act authorizing additional pay to be made to the volunteers and for paying the militia called into service by the state authority," 21 October 1814

AN ACT authorising additional pay to be made to the volunteers, and for paying the militia called into service by the state authority.

BE it enacted by the people of the state of New-York, represented in senate and assembly, That the governor shall cause to be paid to each non commissioned officer, musician and private, of the volunteer corps, and to the legal representatives of those who may be deceased, raised in pursuance of general orders of March thirteenth, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, for the time they were in actual service, a sum, in addition to his pay from the United States, sufficient to make the monthly pay of a sergeant fifteen dollars, a corporal and musician fourteen dollars, and a private thirteen dollars; provided, that no payment shall be made to any individual, or the legal representatives of any individual, who shall have deserted at any period of the term for which he volunteered his services.

And be it further enacted, that the governor shall cause to be paid to each officer, non commissioned officer, musician and private, of the militia who have been or may hereafter be called into service by state authority, such sums as they would be respectively entitled to by law, if in the service of the United States.

And be it further enacted, That the comptroller shall draw his warrant on the treasurer for such sums as the governor may require, for the payments authorised by this act, for all which sums an account shall be rendered to the comptroller, within six months after their payment.

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Source: Albany (NY) Argus
Collection: N/A
Series: Series 2 (1 January 1812-16 February 1815)