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(southern district,) Florida, (Appalachicola district,) Wisconsin, and Towa, each two hundred dollars, six thousand eight hundred dollars.
No. 166. For compensation of marshal for the district of North Carolina, four hundred dollars.
No. 167. For defraying the expenses of the supreme, circuit, and Expenses of district courts of the United States, including the District of Columbia; &c.
Supreme Court also, for jurors and witnesses, in aid of the funds arising from fines, penalties, and forfeitures, incurred in the year eighteen hundred and forty-two and preceding years; and, likewise, for defraying the expenses of suits in which the United States are concerned, and of prosecutions for offences committed against the United States, and for the safe-keeping of prisoners, including expenses under the bankrupt law, and also including thirty thousand dollars arrearages for last year, three hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, however, That every dis- Proviso: district attorney, clerk of a district court, clerk of a circuit court, and trict attorneys, marshal of the United States, shall, until otherwise directed by law, semi-annual reupon the first days of January and July in each year, commencing with turns of fees. the first day of July next, or within thirty days from and after the days specified, make to the Secretary of the Treasury, in such form as he shall prescribe, a return, in writing, embracing all the fees and emoluments of their respective offices, of every name and character, distinguishing the fees and emoluments received or payable under the bankrupt act, from those received or payable for any other service; and in the case of a marshal, further distinguishing the fees and emoluments received or payable for services by himself personally rendered, from those received or payable for services rendered by a deputy; and also distinguishing the fees and emoluments so received or payable for services rendered by each deputy, by name, and the proportion of such fees and emoluments which, by the terms of his service, each deputy is to receive; and also, embracing all the necessary office expenses of such officer, together with the vouchers for the payment of the same, for the half year ending on the said first day of January or July, as the case may be; which return shall be, in all cases, verified by the oath of the officer making the same. _And no district attorney shall be allowed by Amount of fees the said Secretary of the Treasury, to retain of the fees and emoluments which they are
reof his said office, for his own personal compensation, over and above his tain. necessary office expenses, the necessary clerk hire included, to be audited and allowed by the proper accounting officers of the Treasury, a sum exceeding six thousand dollars per year, and at and after that rate, for such time as he shall hold the office; and no clerk of a district court, or clerk of a circuit court, shall be allowed by the said Secretary, to retain of the fees and emoluments of his said office, or, in case both of the said clerkships shall be held by the same person, of the said offices, for his own personal compensation, over and above the necessary expenses of his office, and necessary clerk hire included, also to be audited and allowed by the proper accounting officers of the Treasury, a sum exceeding three thousand five hundred dollars per year, for any such district clerk, or a sum exceeding twenty-five hundred dollars per year for any such circuit clerk, or at and after that rate, for such time as he shall hold the office; and no marshal shall be allowed by the said Secretary, to retain of the fees and emoluments of his said office, for his own personal compensation, over and above a proper allowance to his deputies, which shall in no case exceed three-fourths of the fees and emoluments received as payable for the services rendered by the deputy to whom the allowance is made, and may be reduced below that rate by the said Secretary of the Treasury, whenever the return shall show that rate of allowance to be unreasonable, and over and above the necessary office expenses of the said marshal, the necessary clerk hire included, also to be audited and allowed by the proper accounting officers of the
Treasury, a sum exceeding six thousand dollars per year, or at and after that rate, for such time as he shall hold the office; and every such offi
cer shall, with each such return made by him, pay into the Treasury Surplus to be of the United States, or deposite to the credit of the Treasurer thereof, paid into the as he may be directed by the Secretary of the Treasury, any surplus Treasury, &c. of the fees and emoluments of his office, which his half-yearly return so
made as aforesaid shall show to exist over and above the compensation and allowances hereinbefore authorized to be retained and paid by him. And in every case where the return of any such officer shall show that a surplus may exist, the said Secretary of the Treasury shall cause such returns to be carefully examined and the accounts of disbursements to be regularly audited by the proper officers of his Department, and an acco at to be opened with such officer in proper books to be provided for that purpose, and the allowances for personal compensation for each
calendar year shall be made from the fees and emoluments of that year, Further provi- and not otherwise : And provided, further, That nothing in any existso: no per diem ing law of Congress authorizing the payment of a per diem compensato be made in certain cases.
tion to a district attorney, clerk of a district court, or clerk of a circuit court, or marshal, or deputy marshal, for attendance upon the district or circuit courts during their sittings, shall be so construed as to authorize any such payment to any one of those officers for attendance upon either of those courts, while sitting for the transaction of business under the bankrupt law merely, or for any portion of the time for which either of the said courts may be held open, or in session, by the authority conferred in that law; and no such charge, in an account of any such officer, shall be certified as payable, or shall be allowed and paid out of the money hereinbefore appropriated for defraying the expenses of the courts of the United States, unless such district attorney, clerk, or marshal, shall be required by the judge of said court or the Solicitor of the Treasury to attend the sessions of the same, and shall actually attend for the performance of the duties of his said office. And no per diem or other allowance shall be made to any such officer for attendance at rule days, of the circuit or district courts, and when the circuit and district courts sit at the same time,
no greater per diem or other allowance shall be made to any such officer than for an attendance on one court: And. Further pro
provided further, That the district attorney, marshal, clerk of the cirviso: fixing the cuit court and clerk of the district court of the United States for the fees for the
northern and southern districts of New York, shall not hereafter receive northern and southern dist's any greater or other fees and emoluments, including fees and emoluof New York. ments under the act entitled "An act to establish a uniform system of 1841, ch. 9. bankruptcy throughout the United States," for services rendered by
them, respectively, in the said courts, than now are or hereafter may be allowed by the laws of the State of New York to attorneys, solicitors, counsel, sheriffs, and clerks, in the highest courts of law or equity, of
original jurisdiction, of the State of New York, according to the nature Proviso.
of the proceedings, for like services rendered therein: Provided, That no part of the fund hereby appropriated, shall be applied unless in addition to the certificates now required by law, the clerk of the said court shall certify in his official capacity, that the services have been rendered, and the supplies furnished for, and used by the court, and that the
charges therefor were legal and proper. Miscellaneous. Miscellaneous.—No. 168. Annuities and grants: Josiah H. Webb, Annuities and
per act of twelfth December, eighteen hundred and eleven, fifty dollars; grants.
Rachael Dohrman, per act of third March, eighteen hundred and serenteen, three hundred dollars; Elizabeth C. Perry, per act of second March, eighteen hundred and twenty-one, four hundred dollars; Eliz
abeth M. Perry, per act of second March, eighteen hundred and twentyU. S. coast
pne, one hundred and fifty dollars; making in all nine hundred dollars. Burvey.
No. 169. For survey of the coast of the United States, including
compensation to superintendent and assistants, one hundred thousand
No. 170. For the continuation of the survey of the northern and Survey of the southern lakes of the United States, twenty thousand dollars.
lakes. No. 171. For completing survey of the boundary between the State Boundary be.
tween Michigan of Michigan and territory of Wisconsin, seven thousand dollars.
and Wisconsin. No. 172. To enable the President of the United States to cause to Exploration be made and completed an exploration and survey of that part of the and survey of
north-eastern northeastern boundary line of the United States and the adjacent coun
boundary. try which separates the States of Maine and New Hampshire from the British provinces, and for completing maps of surveys already made, and other work, according to estimates, sixty-six thousand three hundred and one dollars and seventy-five cents.
No. 173. For the salaries of the two keepers of the public archives Keepers of Floin Florida, one thousand dollars.
rida archives. For allowance to law agent, assistant counsel, and district attorney, Allowance to under acts providing for settlement of private land claims in Florida, law agents, &c. three thousand five hundred and thirty-five dollars and eighty-two cents: Provided, That no allowance shall hereafter be made for compensation
Proviso. to the law agent, assistant counsel, or extra fees to the district attorney of Florida, for attending to the settlement of private land claims in Florida. And the said office of law agent and the power to employ assistant counsel are hereby abolished.
No. 174. For expenses in relation to the relief of certain insolvent Insolvent debtors of the United States, two thousand dollars.
debtors. No. 175. For the support and maintenance of the penitentiary of the Penitentiary District of Columbia, in addition to an unexpended balance of nine of D. C. thousand three hundred and eighty-four dollars, six hundred and sixteen dollars.
No. 176. To make good a deficiency in the year eighteen hundred Sick and disand forty-one in the fund for the relief of sick and disabled seamen, as
abled seamen. established by the act of the third May, eighteen hundred and three, 1802, ch. 51. [two) forty-six thousand five hundred dollars. No. 177. To complete and put in a suitable condition for occupation Marine hospi
tal at Mobile. the marine hospital at Mobile, fifteen thousand dollars.
No. 178. For the custom-house at Boston, seventy-five thousand dol- Custom-house lars.
at Boston. No. 179. For payment of such amount as shall be found due by the Custom-house
at New York. select committee, appointed in the House of Representatives on the thirteenth day of May, eighteen hundred and forty-two, for superintendence, work done, and materials furnished in completing the custom-house at New York, a sum not exceeding twenty-eight thousand two hundred dollars. No. 180. For expenses of sixth census, including printing statistics Expenses of
. and reports, enumeration of inhabitants and addendum, and census of pensioners for revolutionary and military services, ten thousand copies each, a sum not exceeding one hundred and ten thousand dollars: Proviso. Provided, however, That before the said accounts are paid it shall be the duty of the Secretary of State, or other proper accounting officer, to ascertain from one or more disinterested practical printers, what would be considered a fair and just compensation for composition, press-work, printing and paper, and that so much and no more be allowed: And provided further, That no part of the said sum be applied to the payment of printing the compendium which is now the subject of dispute. For the removal of the statue of Washington under the direction of Statue of
Washington. a joint committee of both Houses of Congress, the account for which shall be audited and certified by said committee, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.
Expenses of For expenses incident to the issue of Treasury notes heretofore auissuing Treasu. thorized, two thousand dollars: Provided, That no part of this approry notes.
priation be applied, and no compensation shall be made to any officer whose salary is established by law, for preparing, signing, or issuing
said Treasury notes. Light-house Light-house Establishment.--No. 181. For supplying light-bouses, establishment. containing two thousand six hundred and fifty-two lamps, with oil, tubeLight-houses.
glasses, wicks, buff-skins, whiting and cotton cloth, transportation and keeping the apparatus in order, one hundred and sixteen thousand seven hundred and thirty-five dollars and ninety-six cents.
No. 182. For repairs, refitting, and improvements of light-houses, and buildings connected therewith, one hundred and twenty-five thousand three hundred and fifty-seven dollars and eighty-two cents.
No. 183. For salaries of two hundred and thirty-six keepers of lighthouses, (seventeen of them being charged with two lights each, and one with three,) ninety-four thousand thirty-eight dollars and thirty-three
cents. Floating lights, No. 184. For salaries of thirty keepers of floating lights, fifteen thou&c.
sand eight hundred dollars.
No. 185. For seamen's wages, repairs, and supplies to thirty floating lights, sixty-seven thousand one hundred and seventy-six dollars and
eighteen cents. Buoys, &c. No. 186. For weighing, mooring, cleansing, repairing, and supplying
the loss of beacons, buoys, chains, and sinkers, twenty-five thousand four hundred and ninety-nine dollars and twelve cents.
No. 187. For expenses of examining annually the condition of the light-houses, four thousand dollars; and for superintendents' commissions, at two and a half per cent., eleven thousand two hundred and
fifteen dollars. Light-house at No. 188. For completing the dike (from Goat Island, Newport, Rhode Goat Island. Island) and removing the light to the new light-house, thirteen thousand
dollars. Foreign inter
Intercourse with Foreign Nations.-No. 189. For salaries of the course. Ministers. ministers of the United States to Great Britain, France, Russia, Prus
sia, Austria, Spain, Mexico, and Brazil, seventy-two thousand dollars. Secretaries of No. 190. "For salaries of secretaries of legation to the same places, Legation. sixteen thousand dollars.
Chargés des No. 191. For salaries of the chargés des affaires to Portugal, Denaffaires.
mark, Sweden, Holland, Belgium, Chili, Peru, Venezuela, New Grenada,
Texas, Naples, and Sardinia, fifty-four thousand dollars. Outfits. No. 192. For outfits of chargés des affaires to Sweden, Belgium, New
Grenada, and Holland, eighteen thousand dollars. Minister to No. 193. For salary of the minister resident to Turkey, six thousand Turkey. dollars. Drogoman.
No. 194. For salary of a drogoman to the legation to Turkey, two
thousand five hundred dollars. Expenses of No. 195. For contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, thirty thouforeign inter- sand dollars: Provided, That such portion of the appropriations for course.
foreign missions as shall remain unexpended by reason of reduction or discontinuance of missions, (if any should be made,) may be applied to the payment of such allowances as shall become necessary in conse
quence of such reduction or discontinuance. Expenses of For contingent expenses of all the missions abroad, thirty thousand missions.
dollars. Consul at London.
No. 196. For salary of the consul at London, two thousand dollars. Relief, &c. of No 197. For the relief and protection of American seamen in foreign Am. seamen. countries, thirty-five thousand dollars.
Expenses of consulate at
No. 198. For clerk hire, office rent, and other expenses of the office London. of [the]consul at London, two thousand eight hundred dollars,
No. 199. In full for the balance of expenses of running and marking Boundary bethe boundary line between the United States and Texas, four hundred tween U. S. and
Texas. dollars; and for salaries of the commissioner, surveyor, and clerk, eleven hundred and twenty-five dollars, or so much thereof as may be found due, on the accounts being audited by the appropriate officer.
No. 200. For the benefit of the legal representatives of Edward Lee, Edward Lee. (being a re-appropriation of the amount specified in the act of March
1832, ch. 35. seven, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, for the relief of Edward Lee,) three hundred and fifty dollars: Provided, That no allowance shall be
Proviso. made, out of any moneys appropriated by this bill, to any clerk or other officer for the discharge of duties, the performance of which belongs to any other clerk or other officer in the same or any other department; and that no allowance shall be made for any extra services whatever, which any clerk or other officer may be required to perform: And pro
Proviso. vided, also, That no person shall be paid for carrying the office mails or doing any other duties which ought to be done by the messengers of particular departments.
Post Office Department. For the service of the General Post Office Post Office for the year eighteen hundred and forty-two, in conformity to the act
1836, ch. 270. of second July, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, four millions four hundred and eighty-five thousand and nine hundred dollars, viz: No. 201. For transportation of the mail, three millions one hundred Transporta
tion, and fifty thousand dollars.
No. 202. For compensation of postmasters, nine hundred and fifteen Compensation thousand dollars : Provided, however, That in addition to returns now of postmasters. required to be rendered by postmasters, it shall be the duty of Postmas- Proviso, requi. ters at New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans, emoluments re. and the other several cities of the Union, each and every year hereafter, ceived from to render a quarter-yearly account to the Postmaster General, under boxes, &c. oath, in such form as the latter shall prescribe, for the purpose of giving full effect to this proviso, of all emoluments or sums by them respectively received for boxes, or pigeon-holes, or other receptacles for letters or papers, and by them charged for to individuals; or for the delivery of letters or papers at or from any place in either of said cities, other than the actual post office of such city; and of all emoluments, receipts, and profits, that have come to their hands by reason of keeping branch post offices in either of said cities; and if, from such accounting, it shall appear that the nett amount recei"ed by either of the postmasters at either of such cities, for such boxes, and pigeon-holes, and other receptacles for letters and papers, and for delivering letters or papers at or from any place in either of said cities, other than said post office, and by reason of keeping a branch post office in either of said cities, shall, in the aggregate, exceed the sum of three thousand dollars in any one year, such excess shall be paid to the Postmaster General, for the use and purposes of the Post Office Department; and no postmaster shall, No postmaster hereafter, under any pretence whatsoever, have, or receive, or retain for to receive more himself, in the aggregate, more than five thousand dollars per year, in- year, salary including salary, commissions, boxes, and all other fees, perquisites, and cluded. emoluments, of any name or character whatsoever, and for any service whatsoever.
No. 203. For ship, steamboat, and way letters, twenty thousand dol- Ship letters, lars.
No. 204. For wrapping paper, sixteen thousand eight hundred dollars. Wrapping paNo. 205. For office furniture, (for offices of postmasters,) four thou- pero
Office furnisand six hundred dollars.
ture. No. 206. For advertising, thirty-three thousand five hundred dollars. Advertising. No. 207. For mail bags, twenty thousand dollars.
Blanks. No. 208. For blanks, thirty thousand dollars.
Mail locks, No. 209. For mail locks, keys and stamps, ten thousand dollars.