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CHAP. 33. An ACT making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic ex. .1837.

penses of Government for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, [Sec. 1.] Be it enacted 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 unappropriated money in the treasury, viz:

For pay and mileage of the members of Congress and dele- Pay and mileage gates, three hundred and forty-eight thousand and forty dollars ; Congress.

For pay of the officers and clerks of the Senate and House of Pay of officers, Representatives, thirty-three thousand seven hundred dollars ; For stationery, fuel

, printing, and all other contingent expenses Contingent ex of the Senate, forty-nine thousand five hundred and fifty dollars; bate.

For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other contingent expenses Contingent ex: of the House of Representatives, one hundred and fifty thousand llouse of Reps. dollars ;

The two sums last mentioned to be applied to the payment of Two last sums the ordinary expenditures of the Senate and House of Representa- to ordinary ex tives, severally, and to no other purpose;

For compensation to the President and Vice President of the President, Vice United States, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Trea- President, and sury, the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, and the partments. Postmaster General, sixty thousand dollars ;

For salary of the secretary to sign patents for public lands, per Secretary to siga aet of March second, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, one thou- Patents. sand five hundred dollars;

For clerks and messengers in the office of the Secretary of Office of SecroState, twenty thousand three hundred dollars;

For the contingent expenses of the Department of State, in- Publication, &c. cluding publishing and distributing the laws, twenty-five thou- of the laws. sand dollars ;

For compiling and printing the Biennial Register, one thou- Biennial Regissand eight hundred dollars;

For the superintendent and watchman of the northeast execu- Superint'nt and tive building, one thousand five hundred dollars;

For contingent expenses of said building, including fuel, labor, Contingent es. oil, and repairs, two thousand five hundred dollars;

For compensation to the clerks, and messengers in the office of Office of Secrothe Secretary of the Treasury, sixteen thousand four hundred Gary of Treas'y. and fifty dollars;

For compensation to the clerks in said office, per act of twenty- Additional third of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, three thousand six hundred dollars;

For compensation to the First Comptroller of the Treasury, First Comptrol. three thousand five hundred dollars;

For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of Clerks and mes. the First Comptroller, nineteen thousand three hundred dollars ; sengers.

For compensation to the Second Comptroller, three thousand Second Compdollars;

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of Clerks and mes. the Second Comptroller, including two clerkships transferred from senger. the office of the Fourth Auditor, twelve thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;

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1837. For compensation to the First Auditor of the Treasury, three First Auditor. thousand dollars ; Clerks and mes. For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of senger.

the First Auditor, fifteen thousand nine hundred dollars; Second Auditor. For compensation to the Second Auditor of the Treasury,

three thousand dollars ; Clerks and mes. For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of senger.

the Second Auditor, seventeen thousand nine hundred dollars; Third Auditor. For compensation to the Third Auditor, three thousand dollars; Clerks and mes For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office sengers.

of the Third Auditor, twenty-nine thousand six hundred and

fifty dollars, including two thousand four hundred dollars for Clerk hire. clerk hire to carry into effect an act of the seventeenth of

January last, entitled “ An act to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service

of the United States ;" Fourth Auditor.

For compensation to the Fourth Auditor, three thousand

dollars; Clerks and mes. For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of benger.

the Fourth Auditor, fifteen thousand nine hundred and fifty

dollars ; Fifth Auditor.

For compensation to the Fifth Auditor, three thousand dollars ; Clerks and mes For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of eenger.

the Fifth Auditor, nine thousand eight hundred dollars; Treasurer. For compensation to the Treasurer of the United States three

thousand dollars; Clerks and mes. For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of senger.

the Treasurer of the United States, including a deficiency of appropriation of two hundred and sixty-four dollars and sixtyfour cents, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six, eleven

thousand and fourteen dollars and sixty-four cents; Register For compensation to the Register of the Treasury, three

thousand dollars; Clerks and mes

For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the Register of the Treasury, twenty-four thousand two hun

dred dollars; Commissioner of For compensation to the Commissioner of the General Land Oficeen. Land Office, per act of fourth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six,

three thousand dollars ; Other officers. For compensation of the recorder, solicitor, draughtsman, and

assistant draughtsman, clerks, messengers, and packers, in the office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, one

hundred and eight thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars Salary of Recor- and the annual salary of the Recorder of the General Land

Office shall be two thousand dollars; and the sum of nine hun, Pay to Charles dred dollars shall be paid Charles Gordon for services rendered ,

under the resolution of the Senate of second. July eighteen

hundred and thirty-six; Deficiency of sa For deficiency to be appropriated on account of salaries, for laries for 1836. the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six, to the Commissioner

and other officers in the General Land Office, twenty-seven thousand eight hundred and eighty-six dollars and ten cents ;

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For compensation to the Solicitor of the Treasury, three 1837. thousand five hundred dollars ;

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of Clerks and meathe Solicitor of the Treasury, three thousand nine hundred and senger. fifty dollars;

For expenses of stationery, printing, and all other contingent Contingente expenses of the Treasury Department, viz:

sury Dept. For the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, including Office Secretary copying, and expenses incurred in consequence of the burning copying, &c. of the Treasury building, twelve thousand five hundred dollars ;

For translating foreign languages, and for receiving and trans- Translating, &c. mitting passports and sea-letters, in the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, three hundred dollars ;

For stating and printing public accounts, one thousand four Stating and prin hundred dollars;

For the office of the First Comptroller, two thousand dollars; or 1st Compir.

For the office of the Second Comptroller, one thousand five of. 24 Compi'r. hundred dollars;

For the office of the First Auditor, eight hundred dollars;
For the office of the Second Auditor, one thousand dollars; Off. 2d Auditor.
For the office of the Third Auditor, thirteen hundred dollars ; Ofr. 3d Auditor.
For the office of the Fourth Auditor, one thousand dollars;
For the office of the Fifth Auditor, one thousand dollars; Off. 5th Auditor.

For the office of the Treasurer of the United States, one thou- Office Treasurer. sand three hundred dollars;

For the office of the Register of the Treasury, three thousand Office Register.

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For the office of the Solicitor of the Treasury, one thousand Office Solicitor. dollars;

For the office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, Office Commisfor one hundred and fifty thousand pieces of parchment for pat- Land Cenice, ents ; printing the same; and, also, the cost of books for patent parchments&c! records, twenty-nine thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;

For tract books, other books, and stationery, furniture, expense Books, stationeof advertising land sales, and other contingent expenses, includ- 5%, &c. ing office rent for an additional building, ten thousand dollars ;

For compensation of superintendent and two watchmen for Superint'd't and the additional building for the use of the General Land Office, one thousand and fifty dollars ;

For salary of the secretary to the Commissioners of the Sec'ry to ComSinking Fund, from eighth February to eleventh April, eighteen Sinking Fund. hundred and thirty-six, forty-three dollars and ninety-five cents;

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For compensation of the superintendent and watchman of the Superint'nt and southeast executive building, two thousand one hundred dollars ; exec. building:

For contingent expenses of the building occupied by the Trea- Contingent ex. sury, including fuel, oil, labor, repairs, furniture, and for rent,

sury building. amounting to four thousand four hundred and fifty dollars per annum, twelve thousand dollars;

For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of Office Sec. War. the Secretary of War, including sixty-five dollars and seventy-one sengers. cents, arrearages due Samuel J. Potts, for clerk hire and for mes. Ji prices senger in the Bounty Land Bureau, thirteen thousand one hundred and fifteen dollars and seventy-one cents;

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1837. For contingent expenses of the office of the Secretary at War, Contingent ex. three thonsand dollars; Books,

For books, maps, and plans, for the War Department, one thou

sand dollars; Extra clerks. For compensation of extra clerks, when employed in sạid

office, two thousand five hundred dollars; Commissioner

For compensation of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, three

thousand dollars ; Clerks and mes.

For compensation of the clerks and messenger in the office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, sixteen thousand four hun

dred dollars ; Cont. expenses. For contingent expenses of said office, two thousand dollars; Commissioner For compensation of the Commissioner of Pensions, two thou

sand five hundred dollars; Clerks transfer For compensation of clerks transferred from the office of the red from office

Wate Secretary of War to the office of the Commissioner of Pensions,

four thousand eight hundred dollars;

For compensation to clerks and messengers for the office of the ized by awet 9th Commissioner of Pensions, authorized by act of ninth of May, eigh

teen hundred and thirty-six, thirteen thousand four hundred and

fifty dollars; Clerks and mes. For compensation to clerks and messenger in the office of the

Pay master Gen. Paymaster General, four thousand six hundred dollars;
Cont. expenses. For contingent expenses of said office, three hundred dollars;

For compensation of clerk and messenger in the office of the Com'g General. Commanding General, one thousand five hundred dollars;

For contingent expenses of said office, three hundred dollars;

For compensation to clerks and messenger in the office of the Adj. General. Adjutant General, seven thousand six hundred and fifty dollars; Contingent ex For contingent expenses of said office, one thousand six hun

dred dollars ; Clerks and mes. For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the Quar: General. Quartermaster General, seven thousand three hundred dollars ; Cont. expenses.

For contingent expenses of said office, six hundred dollars; Clerks and mes For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the senger Corney General Commissary General of Purchases, four thousand two hundred

of Purchases. dollars; Cont. expenses.

For contingent expenses of said office, eight hundred dollars ; Clerks and mes. For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the senger in olice Commissary General of Subsistence, four thousand three hun. of Subsistence. dred dollars; Contingent ex For contingent expenses of said office, two thousand six hun

dred dollars;

For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the Chief Engineer. Chief Engineer, five thousand six hundred and fifty dollars ;

For contingent expenses of said office, one thousand dollars; Clerk and mes. For compensation to clerk and messenger in the office of the

senger ceneface Surgeon General, one thousand six hundred and fifty dollars; Contingent ex For contingent expenses of said office, five hundred and fifty penses.

dollars; Clerks and mes. For compensation of clerks and messenger in the Ordnance Dance Office Office, eight thousand six hundred and fifty dollars ;

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For contingent expenses of said office, eight hundred dollars ; 1837.

For compensation of the clerks and messenger in the Topo- Cont. expenses. graphical Bureau, two thousand five hundred dollars ;

For contingent expenses of said bureau, one thousand two gra'cal Bureau. hundred and thirty-five dollars;

For compensation of the messenger in the Clothing Bureau, Me senger per act of July fourth, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, five hun Celothing Budred dollars ;

For salary of the messenger in the office of the Inspector Gen- Messenger in eral five hundred dollars ;

For compensation of superintendent and watchmen of the Sup't and watchnorthwest executive building, two thousand two hundred and

exec. building. fifty dollars;

For contingent expenses of said building, including rent, fuel, Cont. expenses. furniture, labor, and repairs, three thousand one hundred and eighty-three dollars ;

For compensation of the clerks and messengers in the office of office Sec. Nav. the Secretary of the Navy, twelve, thousand eight hundred and Clerks and mesfifty dollars;

For contingent expenses of said office, three thousand dollars ; Cont. expenses. For compensation of the Commissioners of the Navy Board,

Commissioners ten thousand five hundred dollars ;

For compensation of the Secretary of the Navy Board, two Secretary. thousand dollars ;

For compensation to the clerks and messenger of the Navy Board, eight thousand four hundred and fifty dollars ;

For contingent expenses of said office, one thousand eight Contingent exhundred dollars;

For salary of superintendent and watchman of the southwest Superintendent executive building, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; w. Execu

For contingent expenses of said building, three thousand three contingenting ixhundred and fifty dollars ;

For compensation to three Assistant Postmaster Generals, per act third July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, seven thousand ral. five hundred dollars;

For compensation to clerks and messengers in the General Clerke and mes Post Office, forty-eight thousand six hundred dollars ;

For contingent expenses of said office, including expense of Contingent exnew offices and fuel for the Auditor's Office, ten thousand dollars; For repairs, books, and stationery, already incurred, over and Repair, boobs

, & above the appropriations of former years, in consequence of the re-organization of the Post Office Department, six thousand seven hundred dollars;

For compensation to two watchmen, six hundred dollars;
For compensation to extra clerks, prior to third July eighteen Extra clerko pri-

or to 3d July, hundred and thirty-six, when the act re-organizing the depart 1836. ment went into operation, twenty-two thousand four hundred and nineteen dollars and eighty-one cents;

For compensation to the Auditor of the Post Office, three Auditor of Post thousand dollars;

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