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In office of First
Clerks and mes.
of Indian Affairs.
or of Louisiana for clerk híre.
1836. third of March, cighteen hundred and thirty-five, one at a salary
of eleven hundred and fifty dollars, and the other at a salary of one thousand dollars.
That the assistant messenger in said Department be allowed ger in Treasury, the sum of six hundred and fifty dollars. .
The assistant messenger in the First Comptroller's office be alComptroller.
lowed the annual compensation of five hundred dollars.
For the emolument of clerks and messengers for the office of Commissioner of the Commissioner of Pensions, in addition to those authorized by
law, twelve thousand two hundred dollars. Messenger, office T'hat the annual compensation of the messenger in the office
of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, be seven hundred dollars.
That the Commissioners of the Navy Board be authorized to to Navy Board.
employ a clerk in addition to those authorized by law, at the sum
of nine hundred dollars. Surveyor Gen. of That the Surveyor General of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan, Ohio, &c. to em. ply
be authorized to employ two clerks at a sum not exceeding twenty. clerks.
three hundred dollars, and that he be allowed the further sum of
four thousand dollars for additional clerk hire. Surveyor Gen. of
That the Surveyor General of Illinois and Missouri be authodin vis to employ, rized to employ clerks at a sum not exceeding three thousand
eight hundred and twenty dollars. $2,800 to Surrey. That the Surveyor General of Arkansas be allowed the sum ors Gordoff Arkite: of two thousand eight hundred dollars, for clerk hire in his
office. $2,500 to Surrey. That the Surveyor of Louisiana be allowed the sum of twen
ty-five hundred dollars for clerk hire in his office. $:3.009 to Survey.
That the Surveyor General of Mississippi be allowed the sum Gen. of Missiquip of five thousand dollars for clerk hire in his office. 82,000 to Survey
That the Surveyor General of Alabama be allowed the sum ina for clerk hire of two thousand dollars for clerk hire in his office. $3,500 to Survey That the Surveyor General of Florida be allowed the sum of or Gen. of Florida for clerks. three thousand five huudred dollars for clerks in his office. Clerka to be em.
That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby anthorized ployed in the pe to employ, for the discharge of the various duties of the Depart
ment, the following clerks and messengers; one clerk at sixteen hundred dollars, and one clerk at fourteen hundred dollars; to be
employed in the business of reservations and grants under Indian Proviso. treaties: Provided, That the said clerks shall not be employed Clerks in the Pen. for a longer term than four years. Three clerks for the Pension
office at one thousand dollars each, to be continued only during the present year.
Six clerks and one messenger, in the Quartermaster General's office, whose compensation shall be as follows; one clerk at sixteen hundred dollars, one clerk at twelve hundred dollars, four clerks at one thousand dollars each, and one messenger at five hundred dollars, one clerk for the Ordnance Office at twelve hundred dollars, and four clerks at one thousand dollars each. One clerk for the Adjutant General's Office at twelve hundred dollars, and three clerks at one thousand dollars each. One clerk in the Engineer Office at twelve hundred dollars, and one clerk at one thousand dollars. One clerk in the Commanding General's
pi for clerk hire.
or Gen. of Alaba
In the Quarter. master General's ottice.
ofice at one thousand dollars. Six clerks and one messenger in 1836. the Emigrating Indian Bureau attached to the Subsistence Department, whose compensation shall be as follows: one clerk at sixteen hundred dollars, one clerk at fourteen hundred dollars, me clerk at twelve hundred dollars, three clerks at one thousand dollars each, and one messenger.at five hundred dollars; Provided That the anthority claimed under the acts approved March twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and twelve, and May twenty-second eighteen hundred and twelve, or by any other act for the employment of non-commissioned ofticers, or the appointment of extra clerks in any of the offices of the War Department be, and the same are hereby repealed. Provided however, That where express appropriations are made by law, for the employment of clerks
, such employment shall not be deemed to be extra, within the meaning of the above act. For one clerk in the Topographical Bureau, one thousand Clerk in Topo
graphical Bureau. That the Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis be au- Supt. of Indian thorized to employ two clerks in his office, and no more, one of Affairs, Be Louis which shall receive a compensation of one thousand, and the clerks! other of eight hundred dollars.
That the Superintendent of Indian Affairs south of the Mis- Supe. sou:hof scori river be authorized to employ one clerk in his office who Nipote so eine stall receive a compensation of one thousand dollars. SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the salaries provided for in this act, and payable for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six, shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury not oherwise appropriated.
Approved, 9th of May, 1836.
of officers and sea.
CHAP. 61. An ACT making appropriations for the naval service, for the
year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, Sec 1.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenfaires of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be appropriated for the naval
service for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, in addituon to the unexpended balances of former appropriations, viz:
Por pay of commissioned, warrant, and petty officers, and of $2.319,017 16. Pay
Por pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all the 96.340. Superincivil establishment at the several yards, sixty-eight thousand teenuse peat modic, as three hundred and forty dollars.
Por provisions, seven hundred and eighty-two thousand two 8782263 75. Pro hundred and sixty-three dollars and seventy-five cents.
For repairs of vessels in ordinary, and the repairs and wear $1.066. [Repaire, and tear of vessels
in commission, one million and sixty-five &c. For medicines and surgical instruments, hospital stores, and 11,100. other expenses on account of the sick, forty-one thousand one
dic. Portomuuih N.
$$1,300. Brook lyn, N. Y.
Ordnance and stores.
1836. .For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at 867,000. Ke, ans,
Partsmouih, New Hampshire, sixty-seven thousand dollars. navy, yard,
For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at €199,575. Charles Charlestown, Massachusetts, one hundred aud uinety-nine thon
sand five hundred and seventy-five dollars.
For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Brooklyn, New York, eighty-four thousand three hundred dollars.
For improvement aud necessary repairs of the navy yard at delphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, eleven thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.
For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at
Washington, thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars. 8167
For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Virginia
Gosport, Virginia, one huudred and sixiy-seven thousand dollars.
For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Pensocola, forty-nine thousand dollars.
For wharves and their appendages at the navy yard, at PensaWharves, &e.
cola, as recommended by the Secretary of the Navy, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
For powder magazine, seventeen thousand dollars.
For wall or enclosure of brick three yards high, and a half yard thick, as recommended by Commodore Dallas, twenty-four thou
sand dollars. $64,900.
For ordnance and ordnance stores, sixty-four thousand nine hundred dollars.
For defraying the expenses that may accrue for the following contingent exper. enume purposes, viz; for the freight and transportation of materials and
stores of every description ; for wharfage and dockage, storage and rent; travelling expenses of officers and transportation of seamen; house rent for pursers, when attached to yards and stations where no house is provided; for funeral expenses; for commissions, clerk hire, office rent, stationery and fuel to navy agents; for premiums and incidental expenses of recruiting; for apprehending deserters; for compensation to judge advocates ; for perdiem allowance to persons attending courts martial and courts of inquiry; for printing and stationery of every description, and working the lithographic press, and for books, maps, charts, mathematical and nautical instruments, chronometers, models, and drawings; for the purchase and repair of fire engines and machinery, and for the repair of steam engines; for the purchase and maintenance of oxen and horses, and for carts, timber-wheels, and workmen's tools of every description; for postage of letters on public service ; for pilotage and towing ships of war; for cabin furniture for vessels in commissiou ; for taxes and assessments on public property; for assistance rendered to vessels in distress; for incidental labor at navy yards, not applicable to any other
ap propriation ; for coal and other fuel, and for candles and oil; for repairs of magazines or powder-houses; for preparing moulds for ships to be built; and for no other purpose whatever, three hun.
dred and twenty-one thousand six hundred dollars. 83,000. Con. ex. For contingent expenses for objects not herein before enumedoi enumerated.
rated, three thousand dollars.
of mariae corps
For completing the steam vessel now building at the navy
1836. yard at Brooklyn, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
vessel building at For completing the navy hospitals near New York and Boston, Brooklyn. regulating the grounds, making the necessary enclosures, repair
ing navy buspi. ing the naval asylum and all other hospitals, and the buildings, tais near N York
and Boston, die wharves, and landings connected with them, and for preparing suitable burying grounds, forty-five thousand four hundred and ten dollars. For completing the powder magazines near New York and 519,300, powder
magazines, &c. Boston, with the landings, enclosures, and dependencies, nineteen thousand two hundred dollars.
For pay of the officers, non-coinmissioned officers, musicians 8163.077 25, pay and privates, and for subsistence of the officers of the marine corps
, one hundred and sixty-three thousand seventy-seven dollars and twenty-five cents. 3 For provisions for non-commissioned officers, musicians, and 833,517 73, pay or
marine corps,&c. privates of said corps, serving on shore, and for servants and washerwomen, thirty-three thousand five hundred and seventeen dollars and seventy-two cents.
For clothing, thirty-eight thousalid six hundred and fifty-five 838,65, clothing. dollars.
For fuel, fourteen thousand five hundred and eighty-nine dol- $14.599, fuel lars.
For the purchase of sites and the erection of barracks near $150.000, sites for the navy yards at Charlestown, Gosport, and Pensacola, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
For repair of barracks near Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and $2,900, repair of for repairs at other stations, eight thousand nine hundred dollars.
For transportation of officers, non-commissioned officers, musi- $5,000, transpor cians, and privates, and expenses of recruiting, six thousand factor of officers - dollars. For medicines, hospital stores, surgical instruments, and pay $1 139 29, medi
hospital of matron, four thousand one hundred and thirty-nine dollars stores, &c. and twenty-nine cents. For military stores, pay of armorers, keeping arms in repair, 82,000, military drums, fifes, flags, accoutrements, and ordnance stores, two thou- store armorers, sand dollars. For contingent expenses of said corps, seventeen thousand $17,977 $3, com hine hundred and seventy-seven dollars and ninety-three cents. tingent expenso
For arrearages for defraying the extra services and expenses $1500, services in of the officers of the navy engaged in the survey of the coasts for 1890, and prhot and harbors of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty, and prior thereto, being the amount appropriated in eighteen hundred and thirty-four," for the same object, but by that act made applicable only to arrearages for the year eighteen hundred and thirty, fifteen hundred dollars. SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the Presidentof the $150,000 to enable United States, be, and he hereby is authorized, to send out asurvey-send but an of ing and exploring expedition to the Pacific ocean and the South ploring expodi
the south eas, and for that purpose to employ a sloop of war, and to pur-seas, tec. chase or provide such other smaller vessels as may be necessary and proper to render the said expedition efficient and useful, and
1836. for this purpose the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dol.
lars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, out of any money
in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and in addition thereOther means to to, if necessary, the President of the United States is authorized $150,00 may be to use other means in the control of the Navy Department, noi used by him. exceeding one hundred and fifty thousand dollars for the objects required.
Approved, 14th of May, 1836.
Subsistence of ofti. cers.
CHAP. 62. An ACT making appropriations for the support of the army, for
the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six [Sec. 1.) Be it cnacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the army for the year one thousand
eight hundred and thirty-six; that is to say: 8958,317. Pay of For the pay of the army, nine hundred and eighty-eight thou
sand three hundred and seventeen dollars.
For subsistence of officers, three hundred and fifteen thousand
one hundred and eighteen dollars. $60,139. Forage. For forage of officers' horses, sixty thousand one hundred and
thirty-nine dollars. $24,930. Clothing For clothing for officers' servants, twenty-four thousand nine
hundred and thirty dollars. $20,000 to dischar. For payments in lieu of clothing to discharged soldiers, thirty
thousand dollars. $495,400. Subsist. For subsistence, exclusive of that of officers, four hundred and
ninety-five thousand four hundred dollars. $202.932. Cloth
For clothing of the army, camp and garrison equipage, cooking utensils, hospital furniture, two hundred and two thousand
nine hundred and eighty-two dollars. $31,500. Medical For the medical and hospital department, thirty-one thousand and hoepital de
five hundred dollars. $332,000, expen- For various expenses in the quartermaster's department, viz : master's "epart: fuel, forage, straw, stationery, blanks, and printing; repairing and
enlarging barracks, quarters, storehouses, and hospitals, at the various posts; erecting temporary cantonments at such posts as shall be occupied during the year, including huts for the dragoons, and gun-houses at the Atlantic posts, and those on the Gulf of Mexico, with the necessary tools and materials ; providing materials for the authorized furniture of the rooms of noncommissioned officers and soldiers ; rent of quarters, barracks and storehouses, and of grounds for summer cantonments and encampments, including a farm at Fort Monroe for military practice; postage on public letters and packets; expenses of courts martial and courts of inquiry, including the compensation of judge advocates, members, and witnesses; extra pay to soldiers under an act of Congress of the second of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen ; expenses of expresses from the frontier posts; of escorts to paymasters; hire of laborers ; compensation to extra