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May 24, 1828. V. RESOLUTION in relation to the manner of executing the printing ordered by

either House of Congress. Duty of the Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Secretary of

States of America, in Congress assembled, That, after the termination the Senate and clerk of the of the present session of Congress, it shall be the duty of the secretary of House of Repre- the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, so to regulate and sentatives after

direct the printing of the respective Houses as to abolish the practice of the termination of Congress, to making "title pages" to executive documents, reports of committees, regulate, &c. memorials, or any other documents, unless the same shall be so directed the printing of by them, and that the whole matter shall follow in close order, from the the respective houses, &c. first page. And they shall further direct, that the printing of the yeas

and

nays of the journal shall be in consecutive order, as ordinary matter. Also to regu

They shall also so regulate the printing of the executive documents, as to late the printing have the respective communications from the President and heads of of the execu- Departments bound in distinct volumes; and they may also so change the tive documents, form of the volume, by increasing its size, as to combine the greatest &c.

quantity of matter with the greatest economy in the execution of the work.

APPROVED, May 24, 1828.

May 24, 1828. VI. RESOLUTION in relation to the mail-route between the cities of New Orleans

and Mobile. Postmaster

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United General to cause to be ex

States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster Gene amined the ral be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause to be examined the route route from Mo- from Mobile to Pascagoula; and if, in his opinion, it should be the most bile to Pascagoula.

expedient route to the city of New Orleans, he shall be, and hereby is, vested with full power and authority to adopt that route in lieu of the present route from the city of Mobile to the city of New Orleans.

APPROVED, May 24, 1828.

May 24, 1828.

The Madison barracks, at Sackett's Harbour, to be loaned to the scientific school, &c.

Proviso.

VII. RESOLUTION to authorize the President to loan the barracks at Sackett's
Harbour to the trustees of a scientific and military school to be established there

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, I'hat the President of the United States be, and is hereby, authorized to loan to the trustees of a military and scientific school, to be established in Jefferson county, state of New York, the Madison Barracks, at Sackett's Harbour : Provided, The said trustees do contract to keep the same in good repair, order, and preservation.

APPROVED, May 21, 1828.

ACTS OF THE TWENTIETH CONGRESS

OF THE

UNITED STATES,

Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the City of

Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, the first day of December, 1828, and ended on the twenty-sixth day of May, 1829.

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, President; J. C. Calhoun, Vice President of

the United States and President of the Senate; SAMUEL SMITH, President of the Senate, pro tempore; ANDREW STEVENSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

STATUTE II.

&c.

&c.

Chap. I. An Act making appropriations for the support of government, for the Jan. 6, 1829. first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.

[Obsolete.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

AppropriaStates of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, tion for service and the same are hereby, respectively appropriated, for the service of the of first quarter, first quarter of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine; that is to say:

For compensation to the senators and members of the House of Rep- Compensaresentatives, their officers, and clerks, and for the contingent expenses

tion to mem

bers of Senate, of both Houses of Congress, four hundred and sixty-five thousand nine hundred and ninety-eight dollars.

Post, p. 344. For expenses of the library of Congress, including the salary of the Expenses of

library and librarian, four hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

Librarian, &c. For compensation to the President of the United States, six thousand President. two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Vice President of the United States, one Vice President. thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of State, one thousand five hun- Secretary of dred dollars.

State. For compensation to the clerks in the Department of State, per act of Clerks. twentieth April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, three thou- 1818, ch. 87. sand nine hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to clerks in said Department, per act of second 1827, ch. 50. of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, one thousand one hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messengers in the Department of State, in- Messengers. cluding the messenger in the patent office, in full of all allowances, three hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to one machinist in the patent office, per act of Machinist in twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, one patent office. hundred and seventy-five dollars.

1824, ch. 157. For the incidental and contingent expenses of the Department of Contingent State, including the expenses of printing and distributing the laws, and expenses. for extra copying of papers, six thousand seven hundred and twenty-five dollars.

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For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, two thousand six hundred dollars.

For compensation to clerk in said office, per act of twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, two hundred and eighty-seven dollars fifty cents.

For compensation to clerk in said office, per act of second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, and assistant, in full of all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars fifty cents.

For compensation to the first comptroller of the treasury, eight hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the first comptroller, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, four thousand four hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For additional compensation to one clerk, per' act of second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, fifty dollars.

For compensation to messengers in said office, in full of all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the second comptroller of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the second comptroller, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, two thousand four hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the first auditor of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the first auditor of the treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, three thousand three hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the second auditor of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the second auditor of the treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, four thousand and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the third auditor of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the third auditor of the treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, five thousand two hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, and assistant, in full of all allowances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the fourth auditor of the treasury, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the fourth auditor, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, three thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to clerks in said office, per act of second of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

Clerks.
1818, ch. 87.

Messenger.

Second auditor.

Clerks. 1818, ch. 87.

Messenger.

Third auditor.

Clerks. 1818, ch. 87.

Messenger.

Fourth auditor.

Clerks. 1818, ch. 87.

1827, ch. 50.

Messenger.

Treasurer.

For compensation to the fifth auditor of the treasury, seven hundred Fifth auditor. and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the fifth auditor, per Clerks. act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, two 1818, ch. 87. thousand six hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in said office, per act of twenty-sixth 1824, ch. 157. of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, nine hundred and twenty-five dollars. For additional salary of one clerk, per act of second of March, one

1827, ch. 50. thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, fifty dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allow- Messenger, ances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the treasurer of the United States, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the treasurer of the Clerks. United States, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred

1818, ch. 87. and eighteen, one thousand three hundred and twelve dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the clerks in said office, per act of twenty-sixth 1824, ch. 157. of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, three hundred dollars.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allow- Messenger. ances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For compensation to the register of the treasury, seven hundred and Register. fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the register of the Clerks. treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and 1818, ch. 87. eighteen, five thousand five hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents. For additional salary of four clerks, per act of second of March, one

1827, ch. 50. thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, two hundred dollars. For compensation to messengers in said office, including the allowance

Messengers. for stamping ships' registers, in full of all allowances, two hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents. For compensation to the commissioner of the general land office,

Commissioner seven hundred and fifty dollars.

of general land For compensation to the clerks in the office of the commissioner of Clerks. the general land office, per act of second of March, one thousand eight 1827, ch. 50. hundred and twenty-seven, four thousand eight hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the messengers in said office, in full of all allow- Messengers. ances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

For compensation to the secretary of the commissioners of the sink- Secretary to ing fund, sixty-two dollars and fifty cents.

sinking fund. For allowances to the person employed in transmitting passports and

Incidental sea-letters; fór expenses of translating foreign languages, in the office of and contingent

expenses, the Secretary of the Treasury; for stationery, furl, printing, books, and all other incidental and contingent expenses in the Treasury Department, and the several offices therein; including the expenses of advertising notices in relation to the reimbursement of certain portions of the public debt, seven thousand five hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents. For allowance to the superintendent and four watchmen, employed for

Allowance to

the superinthe security of the state and treasury buildings, and for the repairs of two

tendent and fire engines and buckets, four hundred and seventy-five dollars.

four watchmen. For compensation to the Secretary of War, one thousand five hundred Secretary of dollars.

War. For compensation to the clerks in the office of the Secretary of War,

Clerks. per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen,

1818, ch. 87. five thousand six hundred and fifty dollars.

office,

Clerk in the

For one clerk in the bureau of Indian affairs, per act of second bureau of Indian affairs.

March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, two hundred and 1827, ch. 50. fifty dollars. Messengers. For compensation to the messengers in said office, in full of all allow.

ances, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents. Contingent For contingent expenses of the office of the Secretary of War, seven expenses.

hundred and fifty dollars. Books, &c.

For books, maps, and plans, for the War Department, two hundred and

fifty dollars. Clerks in the

For compensation to the clerks in the office of the paymaster gene office of the paymaster gen

ral, per act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred ana eral.

eighteen, nine hundred and seventy-five dollars. 1818, ch. 87.

For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowMessenger.

ances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars. Contingent For contingent expenses of said office, seventy-five dollars. expenses. For compensation to the clerks in the office of the commissary general

Clerks in office of purchases, per act of twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hunof commissary general, &c. dred and twenty-four, eight hundred and seventy-five dollars.

1824, ch. 157. For compensation to the messenger in said office, in full of all allowMessenger.

ances, one hundred and seventy-five dollars. Contingent For contingent expenses of said office, two hundred and seven dollars expenses. and fifty cents.

Adjutant gene- For compensation to the clerks in the office of the adjutant general, per ral's clerks. 1818, ch. 87.

act of twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, five

hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents. 1827, ch. 50. For compensation to one clerk in said office, per act of second of

March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, two hundred

dollars. Contingent For. contingent expenses of said office, two hundred and fifty dolexpenses. lars.

Clerks of com- For compensation to the clerks in the office of the commissary gene missary general ral of subsistence, per act of twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight of subsistence. 1824, ch. 157.

hundred and twenty-four, five hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty

cents. 1827, ch. 50. For compensation to one clerk in said office, per act of second of

March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, two hundred

dollars. Contingent For contingent expenses of said office, including printing advertiseexpenses.

ments, six hundred and fifty dollars. Clerks of For compensation to the clerks in the office of the chief engineer, per chief engineer. act of twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four,

1824, ch. 157. five hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents. 1827, ch. 50. For compensation of one clerk in said office, per act of second of

March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, two hundred

dollars. Contingent For contingent expenses of said office, two hundred and fifty dollars. expenses. For compensation to the clerks in the ordnance office, per act of

Clerks in orde twentieth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, seven 1818, ch. 87. hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

Contingent For contingent expenses of said office, two hundred dollars. expenses. Surgeon gene

For compensation to the clerk in the office of the surgeon general, ral's clerk. per act of the twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and

1824, ch. 157. twenty-four, two hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

Quartermas- For compensation to the clerks in the office of the quartermaster ter general's

general, five hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents. clerks. Contingent

For contingent expenses of said office, one hundred and fifty-seven expenses.

dollars. Secretary of

For compensation to the Secretary of the Navy, one thousand five the Navy.

hundred dollars.

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