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augmented rates in Louisiana, one hundred thousand dollars : Provided, That the surveyor general for the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan, shall be, and hereby is, authorized to pay for the surveys to be made in the northern peninsula of Michigan and in the northern part of the southern peninsula of that State, at a rate not exceeding five dollars per mile for township boundaries, and four dollars per mile for section lines.

Intercourse with Foreign Nations.-For salaries of ministers to Foreign interGreat Britain, France, Russia, Prussia, Spain, Mexico, and Brazil, course.

Ministers. sixty-three thousand dollars; and for outfits of said ministers, sixtythree thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

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

legation. For compensation to a Commissioner to reside in China, five thou- Commissioner sand dollars.

to China. For salary of secretary and Chinese interpreter to that mission, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For salaries of chargés des affaires to Portugal, Austria, Denmark, Chargés des Sweden, Holland, Belgium, Chili, Peru, New Grenada, Venezuela, affaires. Texas, Naples, Sardinia, and Buenos Ayres, sixty-two thousand five hundred dollars.

Minister to For salary of a minister resident to Turkey, six thousand dollars.

Turkey. For salary of a drogoman to the legation to Turkey, two thousand Drogoman. five hundred dollars.

For contingent expenses of all the missions abroad, fifteen thousand Contingent dollars.

expenses.

Consul at Lon. For salary of the consul at London, two thousand dollars.

don. For salary of the consul at Beyroot, five hundred dollars.

Consul at BeyFor outfits of chargés des affaires to Texas, Austria, Peru, and Vene- root.

Outfits. zuela, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars. For clerk hire, office rent, and other expenses of the office of the Consulate at

London. consul at London, two thousand eight hundred dollars.

For compensation of a commissioner to the Sandwich islands, three Commiss'r to thousand dollars.

Sandwich isl'ds. For interpreters, guards, and other expenses of the consulates at Con- Consulates at

Constantinople, stantinople, Smyrna, and Alexandria, fifteen hundred dollars.

Smyrna, &c. For salary as chargé d'affaires, and outfit to Henry Ledyard, while H. Ledyard. so employed in France, nine thousand four hundred and fifty-six dollars.

For compensation to Benjamin E. Green, while officiating as chargé B. E. Green. d'affaires in Mexico, one thousand and sixty-nine dollars and forty cents.

For compensation to J. Pemberton Hutchinson, in full, for diplomatic J. P. Hutchinservices at Lisbon, during the interval between the suspension of the son. mission of T. L. L. Brent, and the recognition of his successor at the Court of Portugal, two thousand nine hundred dollars.

For compensation to Arthur Middleton, in full for diplomatic services A. Middleton. in Spain, during several periods in the years eighteen hundred and thirty-six, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, and eighteen hundred and forty, fourteen hundred and fifty-four dollars. For the relief and protection of American seamen in foreign coun

Relief of Ame.

rican seamen. tries, seventy-five thousand dollars ;

For running and marking the boundary line between the United States N. E. bounand the possessions of Great Britain, seventy-five thousand dollars. dary.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That no part of the appropriations Application of which may be made for the contingent expenses of either House of Con- the contingent gress, shall be applied to any other than the ordinary expenditures of Houses of Con. the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively, nor as extra gress. allowance to any clerk, messenger, or attendant of the said two Houses,

or either of them, nor as payment or compensation to any clerk, messenger, or other attendant (to] be so employed by a resolution of one

of said Houses, nor in the purchase of books to be distributed to memCongressional bers. And all Congressional printing, executed under an order of either printing. House, made after the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and forty-five,

shall be paid for at prices twenty per centum less than those fixed in the joint resolution of the third of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That no part of any appropriaApplication of appropriation

tion that may be made for the judicial expenses of the United States, for the judicial shall be paid, or in any way allowed, to any person or persons who has expenses.

or have neglected, or who shall hereafter neglect, to comply with all and every requirement contained in the one hundred and sixty-seventh para

graph of the first section of the twenty-ninth chapter of the Laws of Act of May 18, the United States, entitled “ An act making appropriations for the civil 1842, ch. 29.

and diplomatic expenses of the Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two," approved May eighteenth, one thousand

eight hundred and forty-two. Adjusted ac.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That from and after the passage counts not to be of this act, no accounts which have been adjusted by the accounting re-opened. officers of the Treasury, shall be re-opened without authority of law, Time for pre

nor shall the accounting officers of the Treasury act upon any account senting acc'ts which shall not be presented within six years from the date when the limited.

claim first existed, unless the person having the claim was an infant, lu

natic, or feme covert, and then within six years after the removal of the Proviso. disability: Provided, That this section shall not apply to cases where

special acts have passed, or shall pass, for the relief of individuals. Certain officers Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the reand persons spective heads of departments to continue in service, during the next continued.

fiscal year, the officers and persons, and at the salaries and compensa

tions authorized in the act approved the twenty-sixth of August, one 1842, ch. 202. thousand eight hundred and forty-two, entitled “An act legalizing and

making appropriations for such necessary objects, as have been usually included in the general appropriation bills, without authority of law, and to fix and provide for certain incidental expenses of the departments and offices of the Government, and for other purposes," and also, the clerks authorized to be employed in the office of the First Comptroller of the

Treasury, by the act of June seventeenth, one thousand eight hundred 1844, ch. 105. and forty-four, entitled “ An act making appropriations for the civil

and diplomatic expenses of the Government, for the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and for other purposes," and also the copying clerk, authorized by the same act, in the office of the Solicitor of the Treasury, and also, the clerk in

the office of the Second Auditor, by the same act. Reduction of Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the clerks in Gene. Secretary of the Treasury, from and after the thirtieth June, eighteen ral Land Office. hundred and forty-five, to cause the number of clerks in the General

Application of Land Office to be reduced to sixty. And the excess of appropriations the excess of

made for payment of salaries in the General Land Office, shall be and appropriations.

hereby is applied to the payment of any additional clerks that may be

required in the other offices of the Treasury Department. Appropriations Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the following sums be and for the yearend- the same are hereby appropriated for the service of the year ending the 1845.

thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-five: Vice President. For compensation to the Vice President of the United States from

the fourth of March to June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-five,

sixteen hundred and twenty dollars and eighty-eight cents. Register's of. For arrearages of contingent expenses in the office of the Register fice.

of the Treasury, including paper printing, ruling and binding sixteen books for entering collectors' returns of imports and exports, eight hundred dollars

For cases for the safe-keeping of settled accounts, two hundred dol- Cases. lars.

To make good a deficiency (anticipated) in the appropriation for the Relief of Amerelief and protection of American seamen in foreign countries, thirty rican seamen. thousand dollars.

To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for the compensation of Office of Com. the Commissioner of Pensions and the clerks and messenger in his missioner of office, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and

Pensions. forty-five, two thousand dollars.

For the payment of mudding duties, erroneously charged by the Mudding duDanish Government, and refunded in the year eighteen hundred and ties. thirty-seven, being a balance remaining in the hands of the agent of the Department of State, and by him paid into the Treasury March tenth, eighteen hundred and forty-one, four hundred and eighty-one dollars and ninety cents.

For additional compensation to the district judges of Missouri, Arkan- Additional sas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, under the provisions of the compensation to first section of the act of seventeenth June, eighteen hundred and forty

district judges. four, seven thousand six hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven 1844, ch. 95. cents.

To make good a deficiency in the appropriation for stationery, fuel, House of Reprinting, and all other contingent expenses of the House of Represen- presentatives. tatives, fifty thousand dollars, out of which shall be paid to William L. Goggin the sum of eight hundred and twenty-four dollars, his pay

and

W. L. Goggin. mileage as a member of the Ilouse of Representatives while contesting the seat of Thomas W. Gilmer of Virginia, the same being at the rate of eight dollars per day from the seventh day of December, eighteen hundred and forty-three, to the seventeenth day of February, eighteen hundred and forty-four inclusive.

To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for the contingent ex- Senate. penses of the Senate, seventy thousand dollars. To defray arrearages of expenses of the commission appointed to

Texas boun. mark the boundary line between the United States and Texas, ninety- dary. four dollars and sixty cents.

For paying the April and July instalments of the Mexican indemni- Mexican inties due in eighteen hundred and forty-four, the sum of two hundred demnity. and seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, It shall be ascertained to the satisfaction of the American Government, that said instalments have been paid by the Mexican Government to the agent appointed by the United States to receive the same in such manner as to discharge all claim on the Mexican Government, and said agent to be a delinquent in remitting the money to the United States. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the

Postage of the Secretary of the Treasury to pay, out of any money in the treasury not Executive De. otherwise appropriated, the amount of postages which may be charge- partments. able to any of the Executive Departments or the Bureaus thereof, under the provisions of an act passed the present session of Congress, entitled 1845, ch. 43. “ An act to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and correct the abuse of the franking privilege, and for the prevention of frauds on the revenues of the Post Office Department,” the accounts for the same being first audited and allowed by the proper officer of the Treasury Department; the amount thereof to be reported to Congress at the next

session.

APPROVED, March 3, 1845.

western terri. tory.

STATUTE II.
March 3, 1845. Chap. LXXII.-An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent

expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the
various Indian tribes, for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of July,
eighteen hundred and forty-five, and ending on the thirtieth day of June, eigk.
teen hundred and forty-siz.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Appropria- United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following tions.

sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of July, eighteen hundred and forty-five, and ending on the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-six, for the purpose of paying the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes; to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

For the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, viz.: Superintend

For the pay of the superintendent of Indian affairs at St. Louis, and ent and agents. 1834. ch. 162. the several Indian agents, as provided by the acts of June thirtieth, 1837, ch. 31. eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and of March third, eighteen hundred

and thirty-seven, sixteen thousand five hundred dollars ; Clerk to su

For

pay of clerk to superintendent at St. Louis, authorized by the perintendent at St. Louis.

acts of eighteenth June, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, and twenty1834, ch. 47. sixth of August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, one thousand two 1812, ch. 202.

hundred dollars ; Clerk and su- For pay of clerk to acting superintendent of western territory, auperintendent of thorized by the act of March third, eighteen hundred and forty-three,

one thousand dollars; Contingencies. For postages, rents, stationery, fuel for offices, and other contingen

cies of the Indian Department, and for transportation and incidental expenses, thirty-six thousand five hundred dollars ;

For fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, viz. : Christian In- To the Christian Indians.—For permanent annuity, stipulated in dians. 182+, ch. 174. the acts of May twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and

1826, ch. 110. May twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-six, four hundred dollars; Chippewas of To the Chippewas of Mississippi and Lake Superior.–For payment Mississippi and Lake Superior.

in money, for twenty years, stipulated in the second article of the treaty Annuity. of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, nine thousand

five hundred dollars ; Goods.

For payment in goods, for twenty years, stipulated in the second

article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirtyBlacksmiths, seven, nineteen thousand dollars; for establishing three blacksmiths iron, &c.

shops, supporting three smiths, and furnishing iron and steel for twenty years, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth

July, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, three thousand dollars ; Farmers' im

For support of farmers, purchase of implements, grain, or seed, and plements, &c.

to carry on their agricultural pursuits for twenty years, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred

and thirty-seven, one thousand dollars ; Provisions.

For purchase of provisions for twenty years, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty

seven, two thousand dollars; Tobacco. For purchase of tobacco for twenty years, stipulated in the second

article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, eighteen hundred and thirty

seven, five hundred dollars ; Annuities, For limited annuity for twenty-five years, (in money,) stipulated for

in the fourth article of the treaty of fourth of October, eighteen hundred and forty-two, twelve thousand five hundred dollars;

For limited annuity for twenty-five years, (in goods,) stipulated for in same article, same treaty, ten thousand five hundred dollars;

Annuities.

&c.

For purchase of tobacco and provisions, stipulated in the fourth arti

Tobacco and cle of the treaty of fourth of October, eighteen hundred and forty-two,

provisions. two thousand dollars ;

For support of two blacksmiths' shops, including pay of smiths and Blacksmiths, assistants, and furnishing iron and steel, stipulated for in same article, iron, &c. same treaty, two thousand dollars ;

For support of two farmers, stipulated for in same article, same Farmers. treaty, one thousand dollars ;

For the pay of two carpenters, stipulated for in same article, same Carpenters. treaty, twelve hundred dollars;

For the support of schools, stipulated for in same article, same Schools. treaty, two thousand dollars ; To the Chippewas of Saganaw.–For permanent annuity, stipulated Chippewas of

Saganaw. in the fourth article of the treaty of third August, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, one thousand dollars ;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of seventeenth November, eighteen hundred and seven, eight hundred dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the fourth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth September, eighteen hundred and nineteen, one thousand dollars;

For support of blacksmith at Saganaw, and for farming utensils and Blacksmith, cattle, and for the employment of persons to aid them in agriculture, stipulated in the eighth article of the treaty of twenty-fourth September, eighteen hundred and nineteen, two thousand dollars ;

For education, during the pleasure of Congress, stipulated in the Education. sixth article of the treaty of fifth August, eighteen hundred and twentysix, one thousand dollars; To the Chippewas, Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York In- Chippewas,

Menomonies, dians.-For education, during the pleasure of Congress, stipulated in the fifth article of the treaty of eleventh August, eighteen hundred and Education. twenty-seven, one thousand five hundred dollars;

Chippewas,

Ottawas, and To the Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatomies.--For permanent Pottawatomies. annuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth Annuities July, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, sixteen thousand dollars ;

For limited annuity, for twenty years, stipulated in the third article of the treaty of twenty-sixth September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, fourteen thousand dollars;

For limited annuity, for twenty years, stipulated in the second (supplemental) article of the treaty of twenty-sixth of September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, two thousand dollars ;

For life annuity to chiefs, stipulated in the third article of the treaty of twenty-sixth September, one thousand eight hundred and thirtythree, seven hundred dollars;

For blacksmith and assistant, stipulated in the second article of the Blacksmith. treaty of twenty-ninth July, one thousand eight hundred and twentynine, seven hundred and twenty dollars ; for iron and steel, two hun- Iron and steel. dred and twenty dollars; for purchase of salt, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twenty-ninth July, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, two hundred and fifty dollars.

To the Choctaws.-For permanent annuity, stipulated in the se- Choctaws. cond article of the treaty of sixteenth November, eighteen hundred and

Annuities. five, three thousand dollars ;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the thirteenth article of the treaty of eighteenth October, eighteen hundred and twenty, six hundred dollars;

For permanent annuity, stipulated in the second article of the treaty of twentieth January, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, six thousand dollars ;

&c.

Salt.

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