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thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, one thousand two hundred and sioners in East Florida. fifty dollars.

Balance due For balance of the amount allowed to the late superintendent of the superintendent Cumberland road, (David Shriver, Jun.,) in lieu of, and in full of all his of the Cumber. land road.

claims, three thousand dollars. Assistant su- For compensation to the assistant superintendent of the Cumberland perintendent. road, (William Hawkins) from the eighth of August to the fourth of Octo

ber, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, one hundred and fifty-eight

dollars and ninety cents. Amount due For amount found due to a contractor, (William Stephenson,) for executto a contractor, ing a part of the work on the Cumberland road, two hundred and fifty

two dollars and thirteen cents. Compensation For compensation allowed to the clerk of the land commissioners in to clerk of land Michigan territory, (J. Biddle,) per act of the twenty-first of February, one

1823, ch, 10. thousand eight hundred and twenty-three, one thousand dollars. Registers for

For registers for ships and vessels, and lists of crews, four thousand ships, &c.

dollars. Discharge of For the discharge of such miscellaneous claims against the United miscellaneous

States not otherwise provided for, as shall be ascertained and admitted, claims.

in due course of settlement, at the treasury, twelve thousand dollars. Compensation For compensation allowed to one of the commissioners for examining to a commis

titles to lands between the Rio Hondo, and the Sabine river, per acts of sioner, &c. 1823, ch. 30.

the third March, eighteen hundred and twenty-three, and twenty-sixth 1824, ch. 175. May, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, seven hundred dollars. To the min

For the salaries of the ministers at London, Paris, St. Petersburg, and isters at London, Paris, &c. Madrid, and of the chargé des affaires at Stockholm, at the Netherlands, and

at Lisbon, forty-nine thousand five hundred dollars. Salaries of For the salaries of the ministers or chargé des affaires who have been, ministers, &c., appointed to the

or may be, appointed to the governments on the American continent, governments on to wit: Colombia, nine thousand dollars; Chili, nine thousand dollars; the continent of Mexico, nine thousand dollars; Buenos Ayres, four thousand five hunAmerica.

dred dollars; Guatemala, four thousand five hundred dollars ; Brazil, four thousand five hundred dollars; Peru, four thousand five hundred dol

lars. Outfits,

For outfits of a chargé des affaires at Peru and Guatemala, nine thousand

dollars. Secretaries For the salaries of the secretaries of legation, fourteen thousand dolof legation. lars.

Contingent For the contingent expenses of all the missions abroad, thirty thousand expenses. dollars.

Agents of For the salaries of the agents of claims at London and Paris, four claims at Lon

thousand dollars. don and Paris.

Expense of For the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, forty thousand foreign inter- dollars.

For the relief and protection of distressed American seamen in forSeamen.

eign countries, thirty-five thousand dollars. Intercourse For the expenses of intercourse with the Barbary powers, thirty thouwith the Bar

sand dollars. bary powers. Commissioner,

For the salaries of the commissioner and arbitrator under the first ar&c., under ticle of the treaty of Ghent, one half the salaries of the secretary, clerk, treaty of Ghent. and messengers, and half the contingent expenses of the commission,

ten thousand three hundred and thirty-seven dollars. Carrying into For expenses of carrying into effect the sixth and seventh articles of effect the 6th

the treaty of Ghent, including the compensation of the commissioner, and 7th articles thereof. agent, and surveyor, and their contingent expenses, sixteen thousand

dollars. Compensation

For compensation to Thomas H. Gillis, chief clerk in the office of the to Thomas H. Gillis for extra

fourth auditor, for performing the service of the said auditor, during services in the his last illness, from the eighth of October, one thousand eight hundred

course.

and twenty-three, to the twenty-third of June, one thousand eight hun- office of fourth dred and twenty-four, nine hundred and fifty dollars, being the amount

auditor. of the surplus of the appropriation for the fourth auditor's salary for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums hereby ap- Money to be propriated shall be paid out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise paid from the appropriated : Provided, however, That no money appropriated by this treasury.

Proviso. act shall be paid to any person for his compensation, who is in arrears to the United States, until such person shall have accounted for, and paid into the treasury, all sums for which he may be liable: Provided, Proviso. also, That nothing in this section contained shall be construed to extend to balances arising solely from the depreciation of treasury notes received by such person to be expended in the public service; but in all cases where the pay or salary of any person is withheld, in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officer, if demanded by the party, his agent, or attorney, to report forth with to the agent of the Treasury Department, the balance due; and it shall be the duty of the said agent, within sixty days thereafter, to order suit to be commenced against such delinquent and his sureties.

APPROVED, March 14, 1826.

STATUTE I. CHAP. XIV.-An Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the March 14, 1826. United States, for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-six, and for other

(Obsolete.] purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

Specific ap

propriations for States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, certain fortifiand the same are hereby, appropriated, to wit: For fortifications, to each cations. specifically, as follows:

For fort Adams, at Brenton's Point, one hundred thousand dollars. Fort Adams.

For fort Hamilton, at New Utrect (Utrecht] Point, seventy-five thou- Fort Hamilsand dollars.

ton. For fort Monroe, at Old Point Comfort, one hundred and fifteen thou- Fort Monroe. sand dollars.

For fort Calhoun, at the Rip Rap Shoal, eighty thousand dollars. Fort Calhoun.

For the fort at Bogue Point, North Carolina, twenty-five thousand Fort at Bogue dollars.

point. For the fort at Oak Island, North Carolina, thirty thousand dollars. Oak island. For the fort at Mobile Point, ninety thousand dollars.

Mobile Point. For the fort at Chef Menteur, eighty-five thousand dollars.

Chef Menteur. For fort Jackson, at Plaquemine Bend, ninety thousand dollars.

Fort Jackson. For the fort to be commenced at Bayou Bienvenu, Louisiana, ninety Fort at Bayou thousand dollars.

Bienvenu. For repairs and contingencies, fifteen thousand dollars.

Repairs, &c. For repair of fort Constitution, in Portsmouth Harbour, two thousand Fort Constitufive hundred dollars.

tion. For the purchase of land, and the right of way on Throg's Point, in For the purLong Island Sound, seventeen thousand dollars.

chase of land, Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said sums shall be paid &c:, on Throgʻo

point. out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

APPROVED, March 14, 1826.

STATUTE I.

CHAP. XV.-An Act to authorize the legislature of the state of Mississippi to ap- March 14, 1826.

propriate the amount of the three per cent. fund, arising from the sales of public lands.

[Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Three fifths States of America, in Congress assembled, That three fifths of the five of the five per

cent. fund, aris- per cent. fund, arising from the net proceeds of the sales of public lands, ing from the sale of public

within the state of Mississippi, may be appropriated by the legislature lands, to the thereof, to the making of public roads and canals, and to the improvemaking of roads ment of the navigation of rivers and bays, within said state. and canals, &c.

APPROVED, March 14, 1826.

STATUTE I.

March 25, 1826. Chap. XVI.-An Act making appropriations for the Indian department, for the [Obsolete.]

year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. Specific ap

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United propriations for States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, the Indian department.

and the same are hereby, appropriated, to wit: Superintend- For the pay of the superintendent of Indian affairs at St. Louis, and ent of Indian the several Indian agents, as established by law, twenty-nine thousand affairs, &c.

five hundred dollars. Sub-agents,

For the pay of sub-agents, as established by law, thirteen thousand five &c.

hundred dollars. Presents to

For presents to Indians, as authorized by act of one thousand eight Indians, &c.

hundred and two, fifteen thousand dollars. Contingent

For the contingent expenses, ninety-five thousand dollars. expenses.

Money to be Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums hereby paid from the

appropriated shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not othertreasury. Proviso.

wise appropriated: Provided, however, That no money appropriated by this act shall be paid to any person, for his compensation, who is in

arrears to the United States, until such person shall have accounted for Proviso. and paid into the treasury all sums for which he may be liable: Provided

also, That nothing in this section contained shall be construed to extend to balances arising solely from the depreciation of treasury notes, received by such person to be expended in the public service; but in all cases where the pay or salary of any person is withheld in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officer, if demanded by the party, his agent or attorney, to report forth with to the agent of the Treasury Department, the balance due, and it shall be the duty of the said agent, within sixty days thereafter, to order suit to be commenced against such delinquent and his sureties.

APPROVED, March 25, 1826.

STATUTE I.

March 25, 1826.

(Obsolete.]

Specific appropriation for the year 1826.

Army, &c. and military academy.

CHAP. XVII.-- An Act making appropriations for the military service of the

United States, for the year one Thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. 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, respectively appropriated, for the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twentysix, to wit:

For pay of the army, and subsistence of officers, including the military academy, nine hundred and ninety-four thousand four hundred and seven dollars and seventy-five cents.

For subsistence, two hundred and eighty-nine thousand one hundred dollars.

For forage for officers, thirty-five thousand five hundred aud twenty dollars.

For the recruiting service, in addition to an unexpended balance, on the thirty first of December, one thousand eight hundred and twentyfive, of six thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine dollars, twelve thousand one hundred and forty-five dollars.

For the contingent expenses of the recruiting service, in addition to an unexpended balance on thirty-first day of December, one thousand

Subsistence.

Forage for officers.

Recruiting service.

Contingent expenses.

ment.

eight hundred and twenty-five, of seven thousand dollars, two thousand four hundred and fifty-seven dollars.

For the purchasing department, in addition to materials on hand, of Purchasing sixty thousand dollars, two hundred and two thousand two hundred and department. fifty-one dollars and nineteen cents. For one thousand complete suits of extra clothing to be put in depot, Extra clothing,

&c. and for one additional pair of shoes to be allowed for each enlisted soldier per annum, fifty-one thousand five hundred and two dollars and forty-five cents.

For the purchase of woollens, during the year one thousand eight Purchase of hundred and twenty-six, in advance for the year one thousand eight woollens. hundred and twenty-seven, twenty thousand dollars.

For medical and hospital department, twenty-five thousand and seventy- Medical and seven dollars.

hospital departe For the quartermaster general's department, two hundred and eighty

Quartermasfour thousand seven hundred and six dollars and sixty-seven cents. ter general's de

For quartermaster's supplies, transportation, stationery, outstanding partment. debts, repairs, chairs for examinations, grates, and lightning rods, for ter's supplies, the military academy at West Point, fifteen thousand and five hundred and &c. forty-two dollars and seventy-four cents.

For articles required for the mathematical, drawing, chemical, and Mathematical mineralogical departments, additions to the library, paving, barracks, pa- instruments,

&c. rade, conduit for supplying water, and for new quarters, as recommended by the board of visiters for the military academy at West Point, nineteen thousand one hundred and eighty-seven dollars and seventy-five cents. For the contingencies of the army, ten thousand dollars.

Contingencies. For the national armories, three hundred and sixty thousand dollars. Armories.

For the current expenses of the ordnance service, sixty-five thousand Ordnance ser dollars.

vice. For arsenals, twenty-seven thousand seven hundred dollars.

Arsenals. For arrearages prior to the first of July, one thousand eight hundred Arrcarages. and fifteen, fifteen thousand dollars. For arrearages from the first of July, one thousand eight hundred and

Arrearages fifteen, to the first of January, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, from July 1, three thousand dollars.

1815. For building an arsenal at Vergennes, Vermont, fifteen thousand Building an dollars.

arsenal, &c, For completing the repair of Plymouth beach, thirteen thousand one Repair of Plyhundred and eighty-four dollars and ninety cents.

mouth beach. For the continuation of the Cumberland road, one hundred and ten Continuation thousand dollars, which shall be replaced out of the fund reserved for of the Cumber

land road. laying out, and making roads under the direction of Congress, by the several acts passed for the admission of the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, into the Union, on equal footing with the original States.

For repairs made on the Cumberland road during the year one thou- Repairs on the sand eight hundred and twenty-five, seven hundred and forty-nine dollars. Cumberland For completing the works for deepening the channel of entrance into

road.

Harbour of the harbour of Presque Isle, seven thousand dollars.

Presque isle. For the defraying the expenses incidental to making examinations, Surveys, &c., surveys, preparatory to, and in aid of, the formation of roads and canals, of roads and cafifty thousand dollars.

For the armament of new fortifications, one hundred thousand dollars. Armament of Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums, hereby

new fortifica

tions. appropriated, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not other- To be paid wise appropriated: Provided, however, That no money appropriated by from the treathis act shall be paid to any person, for his compensation, who is in sury:

Proviso. arrears to the United States, until such person shall have accounted

for, and paid into the treasury, all sums for which he may be liable: Pro- Proviso.

vided, also, That nothing in this section shall be construed to extend to balances arising solely from the depreciation of treasury notes, received by such person to be expended in the public service; but in all cases where the salary or pay of any person is withheld in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officer, if demanded by the party, his agent or attorney, to report forth with to the agent of the Treasury Department the balance due, and it shall be the duty of the said agent, within sixty days thereafter, to order suit to be commenced against such delinquent and his sureties.

APPROVED, March 25, 1826.

STATUTE I.

March 31, 1826. Chap. XVIII.-An Act to confirm the supplementary report of the commissioners (Obsolete.]

of the western district of Louisiana. Certain claims Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United described in the States of America in Congress assembled, That the claims marked B, supplementary

described in the supplementary report of the commissioners of the westreport of the commissioners ern district of the state of Louisiana, dated the 11th of May, one thousand of the western eight hundred and fifteen, and recommended by them for confirmation, district of Lou- be, and the same are hereby, confirmed in the same manner, and under isiana, confirmed.

the same restrictions, as the report, to which this was supplementary, was 1816, ch. 159. confirmed, by the act of the twenty-ninth of April, one thousand eight

hundred and sixteen.

APPROVED, March 31, 1826.

STATUTE I.

April 5, 1826. Chap. XXI.- An Act to provide for the employment of an additional naral force.

(Obsolete.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Sums respect- States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, ively appropri- and they are hereby, respectively appropriated, for defraying the expenses navy, for 1826. of the navy for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, in

addition to the sums heretofore appropriated by law for that object, that

is to say:

Pay and sub- For pay and subsistence of petty officers, and for pay of seamen, other sistence of petty than those at navy yards, shore stations, and in ordinary, sixty-six thouofficers and sea- sand eight hundred and ninety-seven dollars. men, &c. Provisions.

For provisions, forty-three thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight

dollars. Medicines, &c. For medicines and hospital stores, four thousand dollars.

Repairs, &c. For repairs, and wear and tear of vessels, ninety thousand dollars. of vessels.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several appropriations To be paid hereby made, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherfrom the trea

wise appropriated : Provided, however, That no money appropriated, by sury. Proviso. this act, shall be paid to any person for his compensation, who is in

arrears to the United States, until such person shall have accounted for,

and paid into the treasury, all sums for which he may be liable: ProProviso. vided, further, That nothing in this section contained shall extend to

balances arising solely from the depreciation of treasury notes received by such person to be expended in the public service, but in all cases where the pay or salary of any person is withheld in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officer, if demanded by the party, his agent or attorney, to report forthwith, to the agent of the Treasury Department, the balance due; and it shall be the duty of the said agent, within sixty days thereafter, to order suit to be commenced against such delinquent and his sureties.

APPROVED, April 5, 1826.

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