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in addition to a former appropriation, made thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, three thousand dollars.

For a light-house on a proper site, at Pottawatamie island, at the entrance of Green Bay, in Lake Michigan, in addition to a former appropriation, made thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, three thousand dollars.

For a light-house or beacon light on one of the piers at the harbor of Oswego, on Lake Ontario, in addition to former appropriations, twelve hundred dollars.

For the removal of the light-house now on the north end of Goat island, near the harbor of Newport, Rhode Island, in addition to former appropriations, eight thousand seven hundred dollars.

For erecting a frame building for a beacon light, at the end of west pier, at the mouth of Black river, Ohio, two thousand six hundred dollars.

For finishing and securing the foundation of the beacon light at Cunningham creek, Ohio, two hundred and twenty-five dollars and fifty cents.

To make good a deficiency in the funds for the relief of sick and Disabled seadisabled seamen, as established by the acts of sixteenth July, seventeen men. hundred and ninety-eight, and third May, eighteen hundred and two, 1798, ch. 77. fifteen thousand dollars.

For expense in relation to the relief of certain insolvent debtors of Insolvent the United States, under the act of seventh of June, eighteen hundred debtors. and thirty-four, three thousand dollars. For surveying the public lands in Ohio, six hundred and fifty dollars.

Surveying in

Ohio. For surveying the public lands in the Michigan peninsula, fifteen

Michigan pethousand dollars.

ninsula. For surveying the public lands in Michigan Territory, west of the Michigan and lake, and in Wisconsin Territory, fifty thousand dollars.

Wisconsin. For surveying the public lands in Illinois and Missouri, forty thousand Illinois and dollars.

Missouri. For surveying the public lands in Mississippi, ten thousand dollars. Mississippi.

For surveys south of the thirty-first degree north latitude, by the Sur- Surveys. veyor General of Alabama, twenty-five hundred dollars. For survey of the Creek lands, one thousand dollars.

Creek lands. For survey of the public lands and private land claims, by the Sur- Florida. veyor General of Florida, sixteen thousand four hundred and eighty dollars.

For survey of the public lands and private land claims, by the Sur- Louisiana. veyor General of Louisiana, thirty-five thousand dollars.

For surveying public lands by the Surveyor General of Arkansas, Arkansas. twenty-five thousand dollars.

For the salaries of two keepers of the public archives, in Florida, one Archives of thousand dollars.

Florida. For the discharge of such miscellaneous claims against the United States, not otherwise provided for, as shall be ascertained and admitted claims. in due course of settlement at the Treasury, twelve thousand dollars. For the salaries of the Ministers of the United States to Great Britain, Salaries of

Ministers. France, Spain, and Russia, thirty-six thousand dollars.

For the salaries of the secretaries of legation to the same places, eight Secretaries thousand dollars.

of Legation. For the salaries of the secretaries of legation to France, Spain, and Russia, for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-five, six thousand dollars.

For the salaries of the chargés des affaires to Portugal, Denmark, Sweden, Holland, Turkey, Belgium, Brazil, Chili, Peru, Mexico, Central America, New Grenada, Prussia, and Venezuela, sixty-three thousand dollars.

Legation to For the salary of the drogoman to the legation of the United States Turkey.

to Turkey, and for contingent expenses of that legation, six thousand

five hundred dollars. Outfits of For outfits of ministers to Great Britain, France, and Spain, twentyministers.

seven thousand dollars. Outfits of For outfits of chargés des affaires to Mexico, Prussia, and Peru, thirchargés.

teen thousand five hundred dollars. Agents of

For the salaries of the agents for claims at London and Paris, four claims.

thousand dollars. Barbary pow- For the expenses of intercourse with the Barbary Powers, twelve ers.

thousand dollars. American For the relief and protection of American seamen in foreign counseamen.

tries, thirty thousand dollars. Digest of Com. For completing Digest of Commercial Regulations of Foreign Counmercial Regula- tries, under the resolution of the House of Representatives of the third

of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, five thousand eight hundred

and eighty-three dollars and thirty-four cents. Customhouse, &c.,

For completing the custom-house at New Bedford, and enclosing the New Bedford. lot, seven thousand two hundred dollars. At New York. For the erection of a custom-house at New York, in addition to

former appropriations, three hundred thousand dollars. At Baltimore. For completing the public warehouse, at Baltimore, seventeen thou

sand dollars. Direct taxes. For the payment of balances due to officers of the old internal reve

nue and direct tax, being the balance of a former appropriation for that object, carried to the surplus fund, thirty-first December, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, five thousand seven hundred dollars and twenty

three cents. Inhabitants of For paying certain inhabitants of West Florida, now citizens of West Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi, the claims passed by the accounting officers

of the Treasury, being the balance of a former appropriation for that object, carried to the surplus fund on the thirty-first December, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, one thousand five hundred and nineteen dollars and forty-one cents.

For the payment of certain certificates, being the balance of a former appropriation for that object, carried to the surplus fund on the thirtyfirst December, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, thirty-seven thousand four hundred fifty-five dollars and seventy-six cents.

For the incidental and contingent expenses of the Department of State, being a balance due to William Browne, on that account, two thousand and ten dollars and six cents.

For clerk hire and other expenses in relation to the north-eastern boundary agency, being a balance due to William Browne, on that account, two thousand seven hundred and thirty-two dollars and twenty cents; these two last appropriations to be carried to the credit of said

Browne, on account of contingencies of foreign intercourse. Astronomical For arrearages for the service of astronomer, assistants, and incidental observations, north boundary

expenses incurred in making astronomical observations during the year of Ohio.

eighteen hundred and thirty-five, under the act of the fourteenth July, 1832, ch. 229. eighteen hundred and thirty-two, “ to provide for the taking of certain

observations preparatory to the adjustment of the northern boundary line Proviso. of the State of Ohio": Provided, The compensation to the principal

astronomer and assistants shall not exceed that granted, under the appropriation for the same service, of eighteen hundred and thirty-three, thir

teen thousand six hundred and fifteen dollars. James H.Relfe. For compensation to James H. Relfe, for his services as messenger,

in conveying the final report of the commissioners for the adjustment Lt. Col. W.

of private land claims, five hundred dollars. Lawrence. For the payment of claims of Lieutenant Colonel W. Lawrence and others, being part of an appropriation made by the act of the fifth of 1816, ch. 23. March, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, for these objects, carried to the surplus fund on the thirty-first of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, reappropriated on the twentieth of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, and again carried to the surplus fund on the thirty-first of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty, three hundred and forty-seven dollars and sixty-seven cents. For the expense of medals and swords for Colonel Croghan and others,

Medal for

Col. Croghan, five thousand one hundred dollars.

&c. For the expense of bringing to the seat of Government the votes for Bringing votes President and Vice President of the United States, eight thousand of Presidential

election. dollars.

For the survey of the coast of the United States, eighty thousand Coast survey. dollars.

For the Governor, judges, secretary, district attorney, and marshal, Governor, and contingent expenses, of the Wisconsin Territory, nine thousand, &c. of Wiscon

sin Territory. nine hundred dollars.

Compensation and mileage of the members of the Legislative Council, and to defray the expenses of the Legislative Assembly, the printing of the laws, and other incidental expenses of said Territory, nine thousand four hundred dollars.

For the public buildings and library of said Territory, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For enlarging and repairing the custom-house, and purchasing addi- Customtional land therefor, at Bath, in the State of Maine, five thousand five house, Bath, hundred dollars.

For repairs of public buildings at Staten Island, four thousand five hundred dollars.

For defraying the expenses of a survey of lots in the town of Galena, Survey at Illinois, to be made by the Surveyor General of Missouri and Illinois, Galena. under an act of Congress, approved the fifth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, one thousand dollars)

For a custom-house in Boston, in addition to a former appropriation, Customtwo hundred thousand dollars.

house, Boston. For a marble bust of the late Chief Justice Marshall, five hundred Bust of C. J. dollars.

Marshall. For payment for preparing, printing, and binding the documents Documents ordered to be printed by Gales & Seaton under the same restrictions Gales & Seaton. and reservations as were contained in the appropriation for the same object in the act of May the fifth eighteen hundred and thirty-two, fifteen thousand six hundred and six dollars; and the eight volumes of the second series of the said publication shall be distributed in the same manner as were the volumes of the first series by the joint resolution of the tenth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-two.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duties of the Statements to Secretaries of State, of the Treasury, of the War and Navy Depart- Congress by the ments, and of the Postmaster General, and the Secretary of the Senate, Executive De. and Clerk of the House of Representatives, to lay before Congress, in partments, &c. lieu of the statement now required by law, during the first week in each annual session of Congress, a statement of the expenditures made by them respectively from the contingent funds of their respective departments and offices; that of the Secretary of State to include all the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, and of all the missions abroad except such expenditures as are settled upon the certificate of the President; said statements to be abstracts of the accounts with the names of all persons to whom payments have been made and the amount paid to each.

APPROVED, May 9, 1836.

Vol. V.-4

STATUTE I.
May 9, 1836. CHAP. LX.-An Act providing for the salaries of certain officers therein named,

and for other purposes. Translator Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State Depart United States of America in Congress assembled, That the translator ment.

of foreign languages and the librarian in the Department of State, shall

receive a salary of sixteen hundred dollars. Disbursing That the disbursing agent in said Department be allowed a salary, agent in do.

of fourteen hundred and fifty dollars. Secretary of That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized Treasury to

to employ two additional clerks, to enable him to carry into effect the employ two clerks. provisions of the second section of the act of the third of March, eigh1835, ch. 48. teen hundred and thirty-five, one at a salary of eleven hundred and

fifty dollars, and the other at a salary of one thousand dollars. Assistant messenger in That the assistant messenger in said Department be allowed the sum Treasury, sala- of six hundred and fifty dollars. ry. In office of

That the assistant messenger in the First Comptroller's office be First Comp allowed the annual compensation of five hundred dollars. troller.

For the employment of clerks and messengers for the office of the Clerks and

Commissioner of Pensions, in addition to those authorized by law, messengers in office of Com. twelve thousand two hundred dollars. missioner of That the annual compensation of the messenger in the office of the Pensions.

Commissioner of Indian Affairs, be seven hundred dollars. Messenger, office of Indian That the Commissioners of the Navy Board be authorized to employ Affairs. a clerk in addition to those authorized by law, at the sum of nine hun

Additional clerk in Navy

dred dollars. Board.

That the Surveyor General of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan, be auSurveyor Ge- thorized to employ two clerks at a sum not exceeding twenty-three hunneral of Ohio, dred dollars, and that he be allowed the further sum of four thousand &c to employ dollars for additional clerk hire. clerks.

That the Surveyor General of Illinois and Missouri be authorized to Surveyor: Go employ clerks at a sum not exceeding three thousand eight hundred and to employ, &c. twenty dollars.

Surveyor Ge. That the Surveyor General of Arkansas be allowed the sum of two neral of Arkan- thousand eight hundred dollars, for clerk hire in his office. sas for clerk hire.

That the Surveyor of Louisiana be allowed the sum of twenty-five Surveyor of hundred dollars for clerk hire in his office. Louisiana for

That the Surveyor General of Mississippi be allowed the sum of five clerk hire.

Surveyor Ge- thousand dollars for clerk hire in his office. neral of Missis That the Surveyor General of Alabama be allowed the sum of two sippi,clerk hire. thousand dollars for clerk hire in his office.

Surveyor General of Alaba. That the Surveyor General of Florida be allowed the sum of three ma, clerk hire. thousand five hundred dollars for clerks in his office.

Surveyor Ge. neral of Florida

That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby authorized to employ, for clerks. for the discharge of the various duties of the Department, the following

Clerks to be clerks and messengers; one clerk at sixteen hundred dollars, and one employed in the clerk at fourteen hundred dollars; to be employed in the business of War.

reservations and grants under Indian treaties : Provided, That the said Proviso. clerks shall not be employed for a longer term than four years. Three

Clerks in the clerks for the Pension office at one thousand dollars each, to be conPension Office.

tinued only during the present year. In the Quar Six clerks and one messenger, in the Quartermaster General's office, ter-master Ge- whose compensation shall be as follows; one clerk at sixteen hundred neral's Office. dollars, one clerk at twelve hundred dollars, four clerks at one thousand

dollars each, and one messenger at five hundred dollars, one clerk for the Ordnance Office at twelve hundred dollars, and four clerks at one thousand dollars each. One clerk for the Adjutant General's Office at twelve hundred dollars, and three clerks at one thousand dollars each.

One clerk in the Engineer Office at twelve hundred dollars, and one clerk at one thousand dollars. One clerk in the Commanding General's office at one thousand dollars. Six clerks and one messenger in the Emigrating Indian Bureau attached to the Subsistence Department, whose compensation shall be as follows: one clerk at sixteen hundred dollars, one clerk at fourteen hundred dollars, one clerk at twelve hundred dollars, three clerks at one thousand dollars each, and one messenger at five hundred dollars; Provided, That the authority claimed under the acts 1812, ch. 46. approved March twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and twelve, and May twenty-second eighteen hundred and twelve, or by any other act for the 1812, ch. 92. employment of non-commissioned officers, or the appointment of extra clerks in any of the offices of the War

Department be, and the same are hereby repealed. Provided however, That where express appropriations are made by law, for the employment of clerks, such employment shall not be deemed to be extra, within the meaning of the above act.

Clerk in ToFor one clerk in the Topographical Bureau, one thousand dollars. pographical BuThat the Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis be authorized reau.

Superintendto employ two clerks in his office, and no more, one of which shall ent of Indian receive a compensation of one thousand, and the other of eight hundred Affairs, St. dollars.

Louis, to emThat the Superintendent of Indian Affairs south of the Missouri plogu two clerks. river be authorized to employ one clerk in his office who shall receive ent south of

Missouri to ema compensation of one thousand dollars.

ploy one. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, that the salaries provided for in this act, and payable for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six, shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED, May 9, 1836.

STATUTE I. Chap. LXI.–An Act making appropriations for the naval service, for the year May 14, 1836. one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six,

[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 appropriated for the naval service for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, in addition to the unexpended balances of former appropriations, viz:

For pay of commissioned, warrant, and petty officers, and of seamen, Pay of officers two millions three hundred and eighteen thousand and seventeen dollars and seamen. and sixteen cents.

For pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all the civil Superintendestablishment at the several yards, sixty-eight thousand three hundred ents, &c. at and forty dollars.

navy yards. For provisions, seven hundred and eighty-two thousand two hundred Provisions. and sixty-three dollars and seventy-five cents.

For repairs of vessels in ordinary, and the repairs and wear and tear Repairs, &c. of vessels in commission, one million and sixty-five thousand dollars.

For medicines and surgical instruments, hospital stores, and other Medicines, &c. expenses on account of the sick, forty-one thousand one hundred dollars.

Repairs, &c. For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Ports- navy yard, mouth, New Hampshire, sixty-seven thousand dollars.

Portsmouth,

N.H. For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Charles

Charlestown, town, Massachusetts, one hundred and ninety-nine thousand five hun- Mass. dred and seventy-five dollars.

For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, N.Y. New York, eighty-four thousand three hundred dollars. For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Philadel

Philadelphia. phia, Pennsylvania, eleven thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Wash Washington. ington, thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars.

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