"The Statutes at Large of the United States of America, from December, 1883, To March, 1885, and Recent Treaties, Postal Conventions, and Executive Proclamations"; Volume XXIII; Washington, Government Printing Office; 1885; Page 541:
Forty-Eighth Congress. Sess. I. Chs. 150-155. 1884.
CHAP. 154.--An act granting a pension to Solomon K. Ruggles.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, directed to place on the pension-roll the name of Solomon K. Ruggles, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws.
Approved, July 3, 1884.