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Completing For completing the surveys of unfinished portions of townships, islands, surveys.
lakes, &c. viz: In Ohio, India In Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin, not exceeding five dolana, Michigan, lars per mile, three thousand and forty dollars; and Wisconsin. In Florida.
In Florida, not exceeding five dollars per mile, six thousand dollars; In Louisiana. In Louisiana, not exceeding eight dollars per mile, twenty thousand
dollars; and In Alabama. In Alabama, not exceeding eight dollars per mile, one thousand dol
Jars, in addition to two thousand five hundred dollars already appro
priated; Ministers to For salaries of ministers of the United States to Great Britain, Great Britain, France, Spain, and Russia, and outfits and salaries of ministers to &c.
Prussia and Austria, and for the outfit and salary of a diplomatic agent Diplomatic agent to Texas. to be sent to the Republic of Texas, whenever the 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 hun
dred and thirty-six, seventy-two thousand dollars; Envoy, &c. to For an outfit and salary for an Envoy Extraordinary, and Minister Mexico.
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; Secretaries of For salaries of the secretaries of legation to Great Britain, France, legation to Spain, Russia, Prussia, Mexico and Austria, fourteen thousand dolGreat Britain,
lars ; &c.
Chargé des For salaries of the chargés des affaires to Portugal, Denmark, SweAflaires to Por- den, Holland, Turkey, Belgium, Brazil, Chili, Peru, Mexico, Central tugal,
America, New Grenada, and Venezuela, fifty-eight thousand five hun
dred dollars; Drogoman, For salary of the drogoman, and for contingent expenses of the lega&c.
tion to Turkey, six thousand five hundred dollars; Minister to For outfit of a minister to Russia, nine thousand dollars; Russia.
For outfit of a chargé d'affaires to Belgium, four thousand five hunChargé d'af. faires to Bel.
dred dollars; gium.
For contingent expenses of all the missions abroad, in addition to Contingent
the balance remaining of a former appropriation, thirty thousand dolexpenses of abroad.
For salaries of the consuls of the United States at London and Paris, Consuls at
four thousand dollars; London and Paris.
For expenses of intercourse with the Barbary Powers, seventeen Barbary thousand four hundred dollars; Powers.
For the relief and protection of American seamen in foreign counRelief, &c. of American sea.
tries, thirty thousand dollars;
For the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, in addition to Contingent
the balance remaining of former appropriations, thirty thousand dolexpenses of fo.
lars ; reign inter
For clerk hire, office rent, stationery and other expenses in the office Expenses in
of the American consul in London, per act of nineteenth January office of American consul in eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two thousand eight hundred dollars; London. For interpreters, guards, and other expenses incidental to the conConsulates in sulates in the Turkish dominions, five thousand five hundred dollars; the Turkish dominions. For salary of the principal and assistant librarians; compensation of
Librarians to assistant during the two sessions of the twenty-fourth Congress; mesCongress, &c. senger, and contingent expenses of the library, four thousand two hun
dred and forty-three dollars ; Purchase of For the purchase of books for the library of Congress, five thousand books.
dollars ; Diplomatic For furnishing such members of the present House of Representacorrespond tives as have not received the same, under former orders of the House,
the Diplomatic Correspondence, American State Papers, Register of ence, &c. to Debates, Elliot's Debates, and the first volume of the Land Laws, forty- bers of House four thousand four hundred and ninety dollars and twenty-eight cents, of Reps. Provided, That, if there are any surplus books, copies of which have Proviso. 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;
For the purchase of the manuscripts of the late Mr. Madison referred Manuscripts to in a letter from Mrs. Madison to the President of the United States of the late Mr.
Madison. dated fifteenth November, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, and communicated in his message of sixth December eighteen hundred and thirtysix, thirty thousand dollars;
For the service of the General Post Office, for the year eighteen hun- General Post dred and thirty-seven, in conformity to the act of the second of July Office. eighteen hundred and thirty-six, viz:
For transportation of the mails, compensation of postmasters, ship, Transportasteam-boat, and way letters, wrapping paper, office furniture, advertis- tion of mails, ing, mail bags, blanks, mail locks and keys, and stamps, mail depreda
&c. tions, and special agents, clerks for offices, and miscellaneous expenses, four millions four hundred and ninety-four thousand dollars ;
For payment to A. Fuller, and the rent of the building now occupied Payment to A. as a General Post Office, from the sixteenth December last, and for the Fuller. year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, five thousand dollars;
For guarding the site of the old Post Office, and preserving the pub- Site of old lic property, two thousand dollars ;
&c. For the expenses of the branch mint, at New Orleans, for the year Branch of eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, viz:
mint at New For salaries of officers and clerks, twelve thousand nine hundred Orleans.
For compensation to laborers in the various departments, thirteen Laborers. thousand dollars ;
For completing the mint edifice, and enclosing the lot, ninety-six Completing thousand five hundred dollars ;
mint edifice, For furnishing the whole establishment, inclusive of all apparatus, Furnishing tools, and fixtures, not included in the contracts, fifteen thousand five the establishhundred dollars ;
For wastage of gold and silver, and for the contingent expenses of Wastage of the mint, eighteen thousand six hundred dollars;
gold and silver,
&c. For expenses of the branch mint at Dahlonega, Georgia, for the year
Branch mint eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, viz:
at Dahlonega. For salaries of officers and clerks, six thousand dollars;
Officers. For compensation to laborers, one thousand five hundred dollars ; Laborers. For furnishing the establishment with all the apparatus, tools and fix- Furnishing the
establishment. tures, not included in the contracts, seven thousand dollars;
For wastage of gold, and for the contingent expenses of the mint, Wastage of five thousand five hundred dollars ;
gold, &c. For expenses incurred in eighteen hundred and thirty-six, for the Edifice and edifice and machinery, more than the amount appropriated in the act machinery. of eighteen hundred and thirty-five, two thousand dollars;
1835, ch.30. For the expenses of the branch mint at Charlotte, North Carolina, Branch mint
at Charlotte. for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, viz: For salaries of officers and clerks, six thousand dollars;
Officers. For compensation to laborers, one thousand five hundred dollars; Laborers. For furnishing the establishment with all the apparatus, tools, and Furnishing the
establishment. fixtures, not included in the contracts, six thousand dollars;
For wastage of gold, and for the contingent expenses of the mint, Wastage of five thousand five hundred dollars;
gold, &c. For enclosing the grounds, repairing a building on the lot, and for Enclosing the out-houses, seven thousand dollars;
Furniture of For furniture of the President's house, twenty thousand dollars ; the President's
For the taxes on the arsenal near Philadelphia, for the years eighteen house. Taxes on the hundred and thirty-five, and eighteen hundred and thirty-six, one thouarsenal near sand four hundred and fifty dollars and fifty cents ; Philadelphia. Registers and
For the salaries of the registers and receivers of land offices where receivers of there are no sales, including one thousand seven hundred and six dolland offices. lars and thirty-four cents, carried to the surplus fund, two thousand
five hundred dollars ; Construction For the construction of the Treasury building, for the year eighteen of Treasury hundred and thirty-seven, in addition to the amount unexpended in building.
eighteen hundred and thirty-six, two hundred and fifty-seven thousand
dollars ; Construction For the construction of the Patent Office, in addition to former approof Patent Office.
priations, one hundred thousand dollars; Surveying in For surveying unfinished portions of townships, islands, and lakes, Arkansas. in Arkansas, at the rate of six dollars per mile, six thousand dollars;
Compensation For compensation to George Watterston, for his services in preparing to Geo. Wat.
a statement of the persons imprisoned for debt in this District, since one thousand eight hundred and twenty, under a resolution of the
House of Representatives, six hundred dollars ; Light-house at For building a light-house at or near Michigan City, being an amount or near Michigan City.
heretofore appropriated for the same purpose, and carried to the surplus
fund, five thousand dollars; Lazaretto near For rebuilding the lazaretto and wharf near the city of Baltimore, Baltimore.
thirty thousand dollars ; Legislative as. For arrearages for the expenses of the Legislative Assembly of the sembly of Wis. Territory of Wisconsin, for the year one thousand eight hundred and
thirty-six, fifteen thousand seven hundred and thirty dollars and sixteen
cents ; Expenses of For the expenses of the same, for the year one thousand eight hunsame for 1837.
dred and thirty-seven, thirty-six thousand seven hundred and sixty-five
dollars; Chargé d'af. For an outfit and salary of a chargé d'affaires to Naples, nine thoufaires to Na.
sand dollars ; ples. Alterations,
For alterations and repairs of the capitol, and incidental expenses, &c. of the capi. three thousand six hundred dollars; Lighting
For lighting lamps and superintendence of the public grounds lamps, &c. around the capitol, five thousand one hundred and sixty-four dollars;
S. W. boun. To enable the President to cause the southwestern boundary line of dary line.
the United States to be run, the following sums, viz: Commis.
For the salary of a commissioner, two thousand five hundred dollars; sioner. Surveyor, &c. For the salary of a surveyor, two thousand dollars; and for contin
gencies, including the purchase of necessary instruments, wages to Proviso.
attendants, and other expenses, ten thousand dollars; Provided, That said commissioner and surveyor be appointed with the advice and con
sent of the Senate; North and
For exploring and surveying the north and east boundary line of the east boundary line.
United States, where the same has not already been surveyed, and establishing monuments thereon, agreeably to the definitive treaty of peace of seventeen hundred and eighty-three, to be expended under the direction of the President of the United States, twenty thousand dol
Public stable at the capitol.
Improvements of the capitol square. Alterations,
For enlarging the public stable at the capitol, and the erection of a shed for the protection of the tools, implements and materials, twelve hundred dollars;
For completing the improvements commenced, by extending the capitol square west, forty thousand dollars ;
For alterations and repairs of the President's house, and for super
intendence of the grounds around the same, seven thousand three &c., of Presi
dent's house, hundred dollars;
For compensation to the gardener employed in superintending the Gardener for capitol square and other public grounds, one thousand dollars ;
&c. For clerk lire, mileage, pay of witnesses, serving subpænas, and
Incidental exother incidental expenses, under the orders of the select committees of penses of select inquiry appointed by the House of Representatives, twenty-five thou- committee of sand dollars, in addition to the contingent fund of said House;
inquiry. For an outfit of a chargé d'affaires to New Grenada, four thousand Chargé to five hundred dollars;
New Grenada. For balance due the acting Governor of Michigan, according to an Balance due account adjusted by the accounting officers, seven hundred and twenty the acting Gov. dollars and fifty-one cents;
of Michigan. For completing surveys of unfinished portions of townships, islands, Surveys in lakes, &c., in Missouri, not exceeding five dollars per mile, seventeen Missouri. thousand five hundred dollars;
For completing the light-house at Oswego, New York, seven hundred Light-house at and fifteen dollars;
Oswego. For payment of arrearages due contractors on the Cumberland road Arrearages in Ohio, being the balance of an appropriation carried to the surplus due contractors fund on the thirty-first December, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, land road. twelve hundred and twenty-five dollars and forty-one cents;
For compensation to Daniel Graham, late Secretary of the State of Compensation Tennessee, for his services, performed at the request of the Commis- to Daniel Grasioner of the General Land Office, in order to answer a call of the House of Representatives, made on twentieth of January eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, two hundred and fifty dollars;
For the expense of bringing to the seat of Government, the votes for Votes of Pre. President and Vice President of the United States, in addition to a sident and Vice
President. former appropriation, two thousand two hundred dollars;
For compensation of the Senators and Representatives elected by Senators and Michigan, twelve hundred and forty-eight dollars;
Representatives For the payment of a balance due for the expenses of the Legislative of Michigan. Council of the Michigan Territory, two thousand and fifty-seven dollars Council of Miand seventy-two cents;
cbigan. For fulfilling the contracts made with John Vanderlyn, Henry Inman,
Paintings for Robert Wier, and John G. Chapman, by the Joint Committee of Con- the rotundo of gress under the joint resolution of the twenty-third day of June,
the capital. thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, for the execution of four historical paintings for the vacant pannels of the rotundo of the capitol, eight thousand dollars;
To enable the President of the United States to contract for two Groups of groups of statues, to adorn the two blockings on the east front of the statues for the
east front. capitol, eight thousand dollars;
To Mr. Auger for the bust of the late Chief Justice Ellsworth, four Bust of Chief hundred dollars;
worth. To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to employ for one year, a Arrangement, competent person to classify and arrange, translate when necessary, and &c. of papers make suitable records of the papers and documents connected with the connecied with
private land private land claims, which, at sundry periods, have been presented to, claims. and acted on, by the Commissioner, or the registers and receivers acting as commissioners, on private land claims for the district east of the island of New Orleans, and west of Pearl river, in the State of Louisiana, the sum of two thousand dollars;
pay and mileage of the members of the Senate for the extra ses- Pay and milesion to commence on the fourth day of March instant, thirteen thousand age of Senators eight hundred and seventy-five dollars ;
session. For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other contingent expenses of the
for the extra
Senate for the extra session to commence on the fourth day of March,
instant, five thousand dollars; Distribution For the expenses of the distribution in boxes, and by the ordinary of Gales & Sea- modes of transportation, of the compilation of the State Papers printed ton's State Papers.
by Gales and Seaton, as directed by the joint resolution of the tenth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, to the several States, Territories, colleges, and athenæums of the United States, one
thousand five hundred dollars; Purchase of For the purchase of nineteen copies of the American State Papers, the American
printed by Gales and Seaton, pursuant to the resolution of the Senate, State Papers.
of the first day of March, instant, four thousand five hundred and
eighty-eight dollars and fifty cents; Debates of the For two hundred and forty-four copies of the Debates of the First First Congress and Register of
Congress, and of the Register of Debates to the end of the present Debates. Congress, as published by Gales and Seaton, to be distributed to the
members of the present House, fifteen thousand five hundred dollars; Commission For compensation to the commissioner, secretary, and clerk, and the under the con- contingent expenses of the commission under the convention with Spain, vention with Spain.
eight thousand two hundred dollars; Medal in hoc To authorize the President of the United States to procure new dies nor of Brig. to renew the medal directed to be made in honor of Brigadier General Gen. Daniel Morgan.
Daniel Morgan, by the act of the second day of July one thousand 1836, ch. 256. eight hundred and thirty-six, in case the original dies for the said medal
cannot be found, one thousand dollars; Improving the For improving the crypt of the capitol, by closing the openings on crypt of the
the east front with sash doors, making double doors to the outer entrancapitol, &c.
ces, and repairing furnaces, eleven hundred and fifty dollars; Making Post For making the post office, document, folding, and library rooms of Office, &c. of
the House of Representatives fire proof, three thousand one hundred H. R. fire proof.
and fifty dollars ; Grounds of To complete the enclosing the garden and grounds of the naval
magazine and marine hospital, one hundred dollars; zine, &c. Conducting
For conducting water along the Pennsylvania avenue from the pipes water to Trea- at the Capitol to the Treasury and General Post Office buildings, with sury and Post
the necessary fire-plugs to water the avenue, ten thousand dollars; Office build. ings, &c.
For the purchase of a fire-engine, apparatus, and engine-house for Fire-engine, the War and Navy Departments, seven thousand two hundred and &c. for War
twenty-five dollars; and Navy De.
For the purchase of a fire-engine and apparatus for the Treasury partments. Fire-engine, building, and the enlargement of the engine-house, five thousand five &c. for Trea- hundred and twenty-five dollars; sury building. Pay to Wila
For paying William P. Elliott, for drawings of the Treasury building liam P. Elliott. and Patent Office, three hundred dollars;
Constructing For constructing a dwarf wall and fence from the southwest corner a dwarf wall
of the President's house to intersect the new fence near the north corner and fence in President's of the Navy Department, one thousand three hundred dollars ; square,
For the support of the penitentiary for the District of Columbia, for Support of the the year eighteen hundred and thirty-seven : for pay of officers and penitentiary.
agents; for repairs to buildings; for purchase of raw materials; for rations, clothing, beds, and bedding of prisoners; for purchase of fuel; for purchase of hospital stores and medicines; for purchase of books and stationery; for purchase of horse feed; for allowance to discharge convicts; and for other contingent expenses, the sum of twelve thousand five hundred and five dollars and thirty-nine cents, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and to be expended
under the direction of the Board of Inspectors; Lurying
For the erection of a plain substantial fence around the burying ground at Fort
ground at Fort Gibson in the State of Arkansas, five hundred dollars; Gibson.
For surveys of the public lands in the district composed of the States