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For half-pay pensions, payable through the office of the Third Auditor, five thousand dollars.

APPROVED, March 10, 1838.

pensions payable through off. Third Auditor.

STATUTE II. CHAP. XXXIII.-An Act to change the times of holding the circuit and district March 10, 1838.

courts of the United States in the seventh circuit. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Times of holdUnited States of America in Congress assembled, That the circuit ing the circuit and district courts of the United States shall be held in the district of courts U. 8. in Indiana, at the seat of Government in said State, on the third Mondays the districts of

, of May and November; at the seat of Government in the district of and Michigani. Illinois, on the first Mondays of June and December; in the district Act of March of Michigan, at the seat of Government in said State, on the third 3, 1837, ch. 34. Monday in June and the first Monday in November; and in the district

All recogni.

zances, &c., of Ohio, at the seat of Government in said State, on the first Monday shall be returnof July, and the third Monday in December, and all recognizances able to the first entered into, and all mesne and final process, which have been issued, term as above or which shall hereafter be issued, shall be returnable in the respective Circuit judge districts to the first term, as above established : And it shall be the duty shall attend qne of the circuit judge, to attend one circuit court in each year, in the circuit court

every year. districts of Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan, and should any question of On a question law be raised, in any case, in the absence of the circuit judge, the of law, &c., the district judge may, at his discretion, adjourn the cause to the succeeding adjourn the term of the circuit court.

APPROVED, March 10, 1838.

cause,

STATUTE II. CHAP. XXXIV.-An Act to continue in force an act therein mentioned, relating to March 19, 1838. the port of Baltimore.

[Expired.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Í'hat the act passed the act passed the seventeenth day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred, 17th March,

1800, chạp. 15, entitled "An act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the

so far as relates States of Maryland and Georgia,” and which, by subsequent acts, has to the act of been revived and continued in force until the third day of March, one

Maryland, con

tinued to 3d thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, be, and the same, so far as it March, 1843. relates to the act of Maryland, is hereby revived and continued in force until the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fortythree. Provided, That nothing herein contained shall authorize the Proviso. demand of a duty on tonnage on vessels propelled by steam, employed in the transportation of passengers.

APPROVED, March 19, 1938.

STATUTE IT. CHAP. XLVI.-An Act to restore circuit jurisdiction to the district courts of the March 28, 1838.

western district of Virginia. (a) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United So much of 3d States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the third section act 3d section of the act entitled "An act supplementary to the act entitled ch. 34, as re! 'An act to amend the judicial system of the United States,'” approved peals all acts March third, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, as repeals all former conferring cir. acts, or parts of acts, conferring circuit court jurisdiction on certain diction on cerdistrict Courts therein named, be, and the same is hereby, repealed, so tain district far as relates to the courts of the western district of Virginia; and that courts, repeal

. the district courts of said district exercise the same jurisdiction with Act of March which they were invested previous to the passage of said act.

3, 1839, ch. 81. (@) See notes of the acts relating to the District Courts of Virginia, vol. 3, 478.

All causes Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That all causes transferred by transferred

authority of said act from the said district courts to the circuit court, from said dist. courts to circuit directed by law to be held in the town of Lewisburg, in the State of court at Lewis- Virginia, and which remain undetermined, be removed back to the burg, removed district courts from whence they were transferred, to be there finally back, &c.

determined. Appellate ju. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That appellate jurisdiction from risdiction from the judgments or decrees of the said district courts of the western disto be exercised trict of Virginia, as now authorized by law, shall be exercised by the by circuit court said circuit court at Lewisburg. at Lewisburg. APPROVED, March 28, 1838.

STATUTE II.
April 6, 1838. Chap. LIV.-An Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses

of Government for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. [Obsolete.]

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: Pay and mile- For pay and mileage of the members of Congress and delegates, age of members five hundred and sixty-seven thousand six hundred and eighty dollars ; of Congress. Pay of officers,

For pay of the officers and clerks of the Senate and House of Repre&c., of Con. sentatives, forty thousand four hundred dollars; gress.

For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other contingent expenses of Contingent exp. of Senate. the Senate, fifty thousand dollars ;

Contingent For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other contingent expenses of expenses of Ho. the House of Representatives, two hundred and twenty-five thousand Reps.

dollars; Two last sums The two sums last mentioned to be applied to the payment of the to ordinary exp. severally, and to no other purpose. applicable only ordinary expenditures of the Senate and House of Representatives, President, For compensation to the President and Vice President of the United Vice President, States, the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the

Treasury, the Secpartments.

retary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Postmaster General,

sixty thousand dollars; Secretary to For salary of the secretary to sign patents for public lands, per act sign patents for of March second, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, one thousand five lands. 1833, ch.

hundred dollars; off. Sec. State, For clerks and messengers in the office of the Secretary of State, clerks, &c.

twenty thousand three hundred dollars; Contingent For the contingent expenses of the Department of State, including expenses. publishing and distributing the laws, twenty-five thousand dollars ;

Supdt. and For the superintendent and watchman of the northeast executive watchman.

building, one thousand five hundred dollars; Contingent For contingent expenses of said building, including fuel, labor, oil, expenses.

and repairs, three thousand three hundred and fifty dollars; Off.Sec. Treas. For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the clerks, &c.

Secretary of the Treasury, sixteen thousand four hundred and fifty

dollars ; Additional For compensation to the clerks in said office, per act of twenty-third clerks, 1836, ch. 115.

of June, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, three thousand six hundred

dollars ; 1st Comptrol- For compensation to the First Comptroller of the Treasury, three ler.

thousand five hundred dollars; Clerks and For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the messengers.

First Comptroller, nineteen thousand three hundred dollars; 2d Comptroller.

For compensation to the Second Comptroller, three thousand dolClerks and messenger. For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the

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lars;

Second Comptroller, including the compensation of two clerks transferred from the office of the Fourth Auditor, twelve thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;

For compensation to the First Auditor of the Treasury, three thou- 1st Auditor. sand dollars;

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the Clerks and First Auditor, fifteen thousand nine hundred dollars.

messenger. For compensation to the Second Auditor of the Treasury, three 2d Auditor. thousand dollars;

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the Clerks and Second Auditor, seventeen thousand nine hundred dollars ;

messenger. For compensation to the Third Auditor, three thousand dollars; 3d Auditor. For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the Clerks and Third Auditor, twenty-seven thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; messengers.

For compensation to two additional clerks, employed under the act Two additionof the eighteenth of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty- al clerks. seven, for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed, 1837, ch. 5. two thousand four hundred dollars ;

For compensation to the Fourth Auditor, three thousand dollars; 4th Auditor.

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the Clerks and Fourth Auditor, fifteen thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars ; messenger.

For an additional clerk in the same, to carry into effect the act of An additional the third of March last, for the more equitable administration of the clerk. pension fund, one thousand dollars;

For compensation to the Fifth Auditor, three thousand dollars ; 5th Auditor.

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the Clerks and Fifth Auditor, nine thousand eight hundred dollars;

messenger. For compensation to the Treasurer of the United States, three thou- Treasurer. sand dollars;

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the Clerks and Treasurer of the United States, ten thousand seven hundred and fifty messenger. dollars ;

For compensation to the Register of the Treasury, three thousand Register. dollars;

For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the Clerks and Register of the Treasury, twenty-four thousand two hundred dollars; messengers.

For compensation of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, Commissioner per act of fourth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, three thousand of General dollars;

. For compensation of the recorder, solicitor, draughtsman, and assistant draughtsman, clerks, messengers, and packers, in the office of the in the General

Land Office. Commissioner of the General Land Office, one hundred and seven thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars;

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

Treasury. For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the Clerks and Solicitor of the Treasury, three thousand nine hundred and fifty dol- messenger.

For expenses of stationery, printing, and all other contingent ex Expenses of penses of the Treasury Department, viz:

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

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

Public acFor stating and printing public accounts, one thousand four hundred dollars;

Of. 1st CompFor the office of the First Comptroller, two thousand dollars ; troller. Vol. V.--28

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lars;

counts.

Off. 2d Comp- For the office of the Second Comptroller, one thousand five hundred
troller. dollars;
Off. 1st Audit. For the office of the First Auditor, one thousand dollars;
Off. 2d Audit. For the office of the Second Auditor, one thousand dollars;
Off. 3d Audit. For the office of the Third Auditor, including one thousand four

hundred and fifty dollars, the estimated amount due to printers for pub-
lishing rules and regulations and notices to claimants, under the act of
the eighteenth of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, to pro-
vide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in
the military service of the United States, two thousand two hundred

and fifty dollars; Off. 4th Audit. For the office of the Fourth Auditor, one thousand dollars; Off.5th Audit. For the office of the Fifth Auditor, one thousand dollars; Off. Treasurer. For the office of the Treasurer of the United States, one thousand

three hundred dollars; Off. Register. For the office of the Register of the Treasury, three thousand dollars; Off. Solicitor of For the office of the Solicitor of the Treasury, including five hunthe Treasury. dred dollars for the purchase of books, one thousand five hundred dol

lars; Sup'dt and For compensation of superintendent and two watchmen for the adwatchmen for General Land and fifty dollars;

ditional building for the use of the General Land Office, one thousand Office.

Supdt. and For compensation of the superintendent and watchman of the southwatchman S.

east executive building, two thousand one hundred dollars; E. Ex. building. Contingent ex

For contingent expenses of the building occupied by the Treasury, penses of Treas. including fuel, oil, labor, repairs, furniture, and for rent, amounting to building. four thousand three hundred and fifty dollars per annum, twelve thou

sand dollars; Off. Sec. War. For compensation to the clerks and messengers in the office of the clerks and mes. Secretary of War, including the messenger in the Bounty Land Bureau, sengers.

thirteen thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; Contingent ex- For contingent expenses of the office of the Secretary of War, three penses. thousand dollars; Books, maps,

For books, maps, and plans, for the War Department, one thousand and plans, dollars; Extra clerks. For compensation of extra clerks, when employed in said office, three

thousand dollars; Commissioner For compensation of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, three thouof Indian affairs. sand dollars ;

Clerks and For compensation of the clerks and messenger in the office of the messenger Commissioner of Indian Affairs, sixteen thousand four hundred dollars ; Cont. exp.

For contingent expenses of said office, two thousand dollars ; Commissioner For compensation of the Commissioner of Pensions, including five of Pensions. hundred dollars for deficiency in the appropriation for eighteen hundred

and thirty-seven, three thousand five hundred dollars ; Clerks trans- For compensation of clerks transferred from the office of the Secreferred from of tary of War to the office of the Commissioner of Pensions, four thoufice Sec. War.

sand eight hundred dollars ; Clerks and messengers au

For compensation to clerks and messengers for the office of the Comthorized by act missioner of Pensions, authorized by act of ninth May, eighteen hun9th May, 1836, dred and thirty-six, thirteen thousand four hundred and fifty dollars ; Off. Paymas

For compensation to clerks and messenger in the office of the Payter General. master General, six thousand one hundred dollars; Cont, exp. For contingent expenses of said office, three hundred dollars; Off. Com'g. For compensation of clerk and messenger in the office of the ComGeneral.

manding General, one thousand five hundred dollars ; Cont. exp. For contingent expenses of said office, three hundred dollars; Of. Adjutant For compensation to clerks and messenger in the office of the AdjuGeneral.

tant General, seven thousand six hundred and fifty dollars;

lars;

Cont. exp.

For contingent expenses of said office, one thousand six hundred Cont. exp. dollars; For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the Quar- Quartermas

ter General. termaster General, seven thousand three hundred dollars; For contingent expenses of said office, six hundred dollars;

Cont. exp. For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the Com- off

. Com'y.

Gen'l. of Purmissary General of Purchases, four thousand two hundred dollars ;

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

Cont. exp. For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the Com- off. Com'y: missary General of Subsistence, foux thousand three hundred dollars; Gen'l. of Sub

sistence. For contingent expenses of said office, two thousand six hundred

Cont, exp. dollars; For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the Chief off. Chief En

gineer. Engineer, five thousand six hundred and fifty dollars;

For contingent expenses of said office, including one thousand dol- Cont. exp. lars for expenses attending the removal of the office, two thousand dolFor compensation to clerk and messenger in the office of the Surgeon Off. Surgeon

General. General, one thousand six hundred and fifty dollars;

For contingent expenses of said office, seven hundred dollars ; Cont. exp.

For compensation of clerks and messenger in the Ordnance office, Ordnance Off. eight thousand six hundred and fifty dollars;

For contingent expenses of said office, nine hundred and fifteen dol- Cont. exp. lars; For compensation of the clerks and messenger in the Topographical Topographical

Bureau. Bureau, two thousand five hundred dollars;

For contingent expenses of said bureau, one thousand two hundred and thirty-five dollars; For compensation of superintendent and watchmen of the northwest Sup'dt. and

watchmen N. executive building, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;

W.Ex. Build'g. For contingent expenses of said building, including rent of Bounty Contingent Land office; for improving the grounds for a new building; for land for expenses. the engine house, authorized by the act of March three, eighteen hun

1837, ch. 33. dred and thirty-seven; and for the contingencies of the fire engines and apparatus, five thousand three hundred dollars;

For compensation of the clerks and messengers in the office of the off. Sec. Navy Secretary of the Navy, twelve thousand eight hundred and fifty dol- clerks and mes.

For contingent expenses of said office, three thousand dollars; Cont. exp.

For compensation of the Commissioners of the Navy Board, ten Commission's thousand five hundred dollars;

of Navy Board. For compensation of the Secretary of the Navy Board, two thousand Secretary. dollars; For compensation to the clerks and messenger of the Navy Board, Clerks and

messenger. eight thousand four hundred and fifty dollars; For contingent expenses of said office, one thousand eight hundred

For salary of superintendent and watchman of the southwest execu Sup'dt. and tive building, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars ;

W. Ex. build'g. For contingent expenses of said building, three thousand three hundred and fifty dollars ;

For compensation to three Assistant Postmasters General, per act Assis't. Postthird [second] July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, seven thousand master Gen'l.,

July 2, 1836,ch. five hundred dollars; For compensation to clerks and messengers in the General Post Clerks and

messengers. Office, forty-eight thousand six hundred dollars;

Cont. exp. For contingent expenses of said office, including four thousand dollars for rent and fuel for the Auditor's office, twelve thousand five hundred dollars;

lars;

sengers.

Cont. exp.

dollars;

watchman S.

Cont. exp.

270.

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