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1837. For compensation to clerks and messengers in said office, Clerks and mes. fifty-five thousand five hundred dollars; sengers.

ex. For contingent expenses of said office, including books, sta- . penses, &c. tionery, printing, and expenses incidental to new offices, eight

thousand two hundred dollars ; Surveyor Genl. For compensation of the Surveyor General northwest of the

Ohio, two thousand dollars; Clerka.

For compensation to clerks in his office, per acts of ninth of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, six thousand three hun

dred dollars; Burvogor Genl. For compensation to the Surveyor General for Illinois and Missouri a Missouri, two thousand dollars;

For compensation to clerks in the office of said Surveyor General, per acts of ninth of May, eighteen hundred and thirty

six, three thousand eight hundred and twenty dollars; Surveyor Genl. For compensation to the Surveyor General of Arkansas, two of Arkansas. thousand dollars;

For compensation of clerks in the office of said Surveyor General, three thousand dollars, and for office-rent and fuel,

three hundred dollars; Surveyor. Genl. For compensation of the Surveyor General of Louisiana, two

thousand dollars; Clerks.

For compensation to clerks in the office of said Surveyor General, per acts of ninth May, eighteen hundred and thirty-six,

twenty-five hundred dollars; Burveyor Gen!.. For compensation to the Surveyor General of Mississippi, of Mississippi. two thousand dollars ;

For compensation of clerks in the office of said Surveyor General, per acts of ninth May, eighteen hundred and thirty-six,

five thousand dollars; . Surveyor Genl. For compensation to the Surveyor General for Alabama, two

thousand dollars; Clerke. For compensation of clerks in the office of said Surveyor

General, per acts of ninth May, eighteen hundred and thirty-six,

two thousand dollars; Burveyor. Genl. For compensation of the Surveyor General of Florida two

thousand dollars; Clerks. For compensation of clerks in the office of said Surveyor

General, three thousand dollars; Copies of confir: For expenses of completing the copies of confirmations and orders of sur orders of survey, and procuring from the offices of the registers vey, &c.

copies of plats and sketches necessary to a correct location of private claims, explained in the report from the General Land !

Office, two thousand dollars ; Commissioner of For compensation to the Commissioner of Public Buildings in

Washington, two thousand four hundred and fifty dollars; Assistants : For compensation to three assistants to commissioner, as su,

perintendent at Potomac bridge, two thousand four hundred and

sixty-three dollars and seventy-five cents; Repairs of Pato. For repairs of the said bridge, wood for the draw-keepers, and mac bridge, ds. oil for lamps, two hundred and seventy-seven dollars ;

Surveyor Genl.

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For compensation to the officers and clerks of the Mint, nine- 1837. teen thousand seven hundred dollars ;

For compensation to assistants and laborers in the various de-a partments of the Mint, twenty-four thousand dollars;

For wastage of gold and silver, and contingent expenses of wastage of gold the Mint, including improvements in machinery, thirty-eights thousand one hundred dollars;

For expenses incident to the introduction of new machinery New machinery, and apparatus, twenty thousand dollars ;

For compensation of the Governor, Judges, and Secretary of Governor, &c. of Wisconsin Territory, nine thousand one hundred dollars ;

For contingent expenses and compensation of the members of Contingentem, the Legislative Assembly of said Territory, and printing the laws, nine thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars ;

For compensation of the Governor, Judges, and Secretary of Governor, &c. al the Territory of Florida, eleven thousand seven hundred dollars ;

For contingent expenses, pay, and mileage of the members of Contingentes the Legislative Council of said Territory, stationery, fuel, print. " ing, pay of the officers of the council, and copying laws, ten thousand three hundred and thirty-five dollars ;

For compensation to the Chief Justice, the Associate Judges, Chief Justice, and District Judges of the United States, eighty-four thousand es, and District nine hundred dollars;

For compensation of the Chief Justice and Associate Judges Chief Justice and of the District of Columbia, and of the Judges of the Orphans'. Courts of said District nine thousand five hundred dollars; ,

For compensation to the Attorney General of the United States, Attorney Gederfour thousand dollars ;

For compensation of clerk and messenger in the office of the Clerk and men Attorney General, one thousand three hundred dollars ;

For contingent expenses of said office, five hundred dollars ; po
For compensation to the reporter of the decisions of the Su. Reporter to Me

preme Court. preme Court, one thousand dollars ;

For compensation to the District Attorney's and Marshals, as District Attorgranted by law, including those in the several Territories, thirteen shals. thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;

For defraying the expenses of the Supreme Court and the Expenses of the District Courts of the United States, including the District of cul, and Dis Columbia ; also, for jurors and witnesses in aid of the funds ir

of the funds trict Courts, dot. arising from fines, penalties, and forfeitures incurred in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven and preceding years; and likewise for defraying the expenses of suits in which the United States are concerned, and of prosecutions for offences committed against the United States, and for the safe-keeping of prisoners, three hundred and thirty thousand dollars;

For expenses of printing the records of the Supreme Court, Records of % three thousand dollars;

. For the payment of pensions granted by special acts of Con- Pensions. gress, one thousand and fifty dollars;

For the support and maintenance of light-houses, floating- Light-horsos, doc. lights, beacons, buoys, and stakages, including the purchase of lamps, oil, keepers salaries, repairs, improvements, and contin

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gent expenses, two hundred and ninety-eight thousand and fifty.

five dollars; Bell on light. For a bell, and fixing the same on the light-house at Cove

core point in the Chesapeake bay, being the amount of an appropri

ation for that purpose, which will be carried to the surplus fund,

one thousand two hundred dollars ; Light-house at For a light-house at the mouth of Chefuncte river, being the

iver.he amount of a former appropriation for that object, which will be functe river.

carried to the surplus fund, five thousand dollars; Two small bea- For two small beacon-lights on Cockspur island, at the mouth con lights on of Savannah river, including four thousand dollars already ap

propriated, which will be carried to the surplus fund, seven

thousand dollars; Serveyor

For survey of the coast of the United States including arrears of compensation and expenses of the superintendent, estimating his compensation at three thousand dollars per annum, and his expenses at the same rate from August second eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and including also, such additional payment to the army and navy officers employed upon the survey for their past services and expenses as the President may decide to be

just and proper, sixty thousand dollars ; Warehouse at For completing the public warehouse at Baltimore, fifty thou.

sand dollars ; Custom-house at For the custom-house at Boston, one hundred and fifty thousand

dollars ; Refunding duties For refunding duties on railroad iron to the Lexington and

broad Ohio Railroad Company, imported in eighteen hundred and

thirty-two and eighteen hundred and thirty-three, per act of second July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, one thousand nine

hundred and eighty-four dollars; Lorolvent debtors. For expense in relation to the relief of certain insolvent debt

ors of the United States, three thousand dollars ; Disabled seamen. For deficiency in the fund for the relief of the sick and disa

bled seamén as established by act of third May eighteen

hundred and two, twenty-five thousand dollars ; Archivos in For the compensation to two keepers of the public archives

in Florida, one thousand dollars ; Miscellaneous For the discharge of such miscellaneous claims against the

United States, not otherwise provided for, as shall be admitted in due course of settlement at the Treasury, twelve thousand

dollars; Sairvoys of pub For an addition to the existing unexpended balances of appro

priation for surveys of the public lands, to be duly apportioned to the several districts, according to the exigencies of the public

service, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars ; Completing sur. For completing the surveys of unfinished portions of town.

ships, islands, lakes, &c. : viz In Ohio, Indiana, In Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin, not exceeding Mchigan, and Wisconsin.“ " five dollars per mile, three thousand and forty dollars;

In Florida, not exceeding five dollars per mile, six thousand dollars ;

In Louisiana, not exceeding eight dollars per mile, twenty thousand dollars; and

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In Alabama, not exceeding eight dollars per mile, one thou- 1837. sand dollars, in addition to two thousand five hundred dollars In Alabama. . already appropriated ; For salaries of ministers of the United States, to Great Britain, Ministersericaine

? Great Britain, France, Spain, and Russia and ouifits and salaries of ministers &c. to Prussia and Austria, and for the outfit and salary of a diplo. matic agent to be sent to the Republic of Texas, whenever the Dil

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tu Texas. President of the United States may receive satisfactory evidence that Texas is an independent power, and shall deem it expedient to appoint such minister, in addition to the balance remaining of the appropriation for eighteen hundred and thirty-six, seventytwo thousand dollars ;

For an outfit and salary for an Envoy Extraordinary, and Envoy, &c. 10 Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico, whenever, in the opinion of the Executive, circumstances will permit a renewal of diplomatic, intercourse honorably with that power, eighteen thousand dollars ; For salaries of the secretaries of legation to Great Britain, se

wall, legation to France, Spain, Russia, Prussia Mexico and Austria, fourteen Great Britain, thousand dollars ; • For salaries of the chargés des affaires to Portugal, Denmark, Charges des A!

faires to Porto Sweden, Holland, Turkey, Belgium, Brazil, Chili, Peru, Mexico, gal, &c. Central America, New Grenada, and Venezuela, fifty-eight thousand five hundred dollars;

For salary of the drogoman, and for contingent expenses of Drogoman, &e.' the legation to Turkey, six thousand five hundred dollars ; · For outfit of a minister to Riissia, nine thousand dollars;

Minister to Rus. For outfit of a chargé d'affaires to Belgium, four thousand Charge d'affaires

to Belgium. five hundred dollars ; .

For contingent expenses of all the missions abroad, in addition Contingent es to the balance remaining of a former appropriation, thirty thou- sions abroad. sand dollars ; · For salaries of the consuls of the United States, at London Consuls at Los

don and Paris and Paris four thousand dollars ;

For expenses of intercourse with the Barbary Powers seven- Barbary Powera teen thousand four hundred dollars ; For the relief and protection of American seamen in foreign Relief, &c. or.

American seacountries thirty thousand dollars;

For the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, in addition Cominger for to the balance remaining of former appropriations, thirty thou- eign inter

course. sand dollars; For clerk hire, office rent, stationery and other expenses, in Expenses in of

fice of Amerithe office of the American consul in London, per act of nine can consul in teenth January eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two thousand to eight hundred dollars;

For interpreters, guards and other expenses incidental to the Consulates in consulates in the Turkish dominions five thousand five hun- doininions. dred dollars ; For salary of the principal and assistant librarians; compen

L and assistant librarians. nomnen. Librarians (o

eur sation of assistant during the two sessions of the twenty-fourth Congress ; messenger, and contingent expenses of the library, four thousand two hundred and forty three dollars; .

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1837. For the purchase of books for the library of Congress, five Purchase of thousand dollars ; books.

cor. For furnishing such members of the present House of Reprerespondence, sentatives as have not received the same, under former orders of members 110. the House, the Diplomatic Correspondence, American State Paof Reps.

pers, Register of Debates, Elliot's Debates, and the first volume of the Land Laws, forty-four thousand four hundred and ninety dollars and twenty-eight cents, Provided, That, if there are any surplus books, copies of which have been distributed to former members, in the Library of Congress, they shall be distributed one copy to each of the said members who has not received the

same; Manuscripts of For the purchase of the manuscripts of the late Mr. Madison

referred to in a letter from Mrs. Madison to the President of the United States dated fifteenth November, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and communicated in his message of sixth De

cember eighteen hundred and thirty-six, thirty thousand dollars; General Post Of. For the service of the General Post Office, for the year eigh

teen hundred and thirty-seven, in conformity to the act of the

second of July eighteen hundred and thirty-six, viz: Transportation For transportation of the mails, compensation of postmasters,

ship, steam-boat, and way letters, wrapping paper, office furniture, advertising, mail bags, blanks, mail locks and keys, and stamps, mail depredations, and special agents, clerks for offices, and miscellancous expenses four millions four hundred and

ninety-four thousand dollars; Payment to A. For payment to A. Fuller, and the rent of the building now

occupied as a General Post Office, from the sixteenth December last, and for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, five

thousand dollars; Site of old Post For guarding the site of the old Post Office, and preserving Office, &c.

Sto the public property, two thousand dollars; Branch of mint For the expenses of the branch mint, at New Orleans, for the

. year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, viz: Oficers & cl'rks. For salaries of officers and clerks, twelve thousand nine hun

dred dollars; . Laborere. For compensation to laborers in the various departments, thir

teen thousand dollars; Completing mint For completing the mint edifice, and enclosing the lot, ninety

&c. six thousand five hundred dollars; Purnishing the For furnishing the whole establishment, inclusive of all apestablishment.

paratus, tools, and fixtures, not included in the contracts, fisteen

thousand five hundred dollars ; Wantage of gold For wastage of gold and silver, and for the contingent ex.

er, &c. penses of the mint, eighteen thousand six hundred dollars; Branch mint at For expenses of the branch mint at Dahlonega, Georgia, for

menon the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, viz: Oflicors & cl’rks. For salaries of officers and clerks, six thousand dollars; Laborers. For compensation to laborers, one thousand five hundred dol

lars; Furnishing the For furnishing the establishment with all the apparatus, tools

and fixtures, not included in the contracts, seven thousand dollars;

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