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e. Sec. 20. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty ment of the man of the Secretary of the Senate, at the commencement of every contingent funds régular session of Congress, to report to the Senate, and of the have been expended, to be reported

med Clerk of the House of Representatives to report to the House, to Congress. and of the head of each Department to report to Congress, a

detailed statement of the manner in which the contingent fund for each House, and of their respective Departments, and for the bureaus and offices therein, has been expended, giving the names of every person to whom any portion thereof has been paid ; and if for any thing furnished, the quantity and price ; and if for any services rendered, the nature of such service, and the time employed, and the particular occasion or cause, in brief, that rendered such service necessary; and the amount of all former appropriations in each case on hand, either in the Treasury or in the hands of any disbursing officer or agent. And they shall require of the disbursing officers, acting under their direction or authority, the return of precise and analytical statements and receipts for all the moneys which may have been, from time to time during the next preceding a year, expended by them; and the results of such returns and the sums total shall be communicated annually to Congress, by

the said officers, respectively. Act 20th April. Sec. 21. And be it further enacted, That the act rentitled M1818, so far as re- « An act to provide for the publication of the laws of the Unii Sec., to be publish: ted States, and for other purposes," approved April twentieth,

and" Territories eighteen hundred and eighteen, so far as the same authorizes repealed; and, in or requires the laws, resolutions, treaties, and amendments of shall be published the Constitution of the United States, to be published in any wo,nor more than paper or papers printed in the different States or Territories of four newspapers, the United States, is hereby repealed; and in lieu thereof; it

shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to publish such laws, résolutions, treaties, and amendments, in not less than two nor more than four of the principal newspapers published in the city of Washington for country subscribers, giving the preference to such papers as have the greatest number of per

manent subscribers and the most extensive circulation ; for Compensation for which the proprietor of each paper shall receive, as full compublishing,

pensation, at the rate of one dollar for each page of the laws,

resolutions, treaties, and amendments, as published in pamphIn case of delay, let form. And if it shall appear, on the examination of any

ad account that there has been any unreasonable delay or intention to be made, rional omission in the publication of the laws aforesaid, the and the publication The paper to be proper accounting officer of the Treasury is hereby authorized niscontinued, &c. and

and required to deduct from such account such sum as shall be charged therein for the publication of any laws 'which shall have been so unreasonably delayed or intentionally omitted ; änd, in any such case, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to discontinue the publication of the laws in the newspaper belonging to such proprietors, and such newspaper shall in no event be again authorized, nor shall the proprietor thereof ke again employed, to publish the laws of the United States.“

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Sec. 22. And be it further enacted, That, for the purpose of limiting the incidental and contingent appropriations for the contingent appronecessary expenses of the Government to specific objects, as far as practicable, the following sums are hereby appropriated for the year eighteen hundred and forty-two, out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury, to the objects hereinafter specified namely:

DEPARTMENT OF STATE.

State Department.

sus.

For distributing the aggregate returns of the sixth census, Distributing ceneight thousand dollars.

For purchasing and preparing indices to the manuscript pa- Purchasing and pers of the Congress of the Confederation, and to the Washing- preparing indices. ton Papers, deposited in the Department of State, one thousand dollars.

NAVY DEPARTMENT.

Navy Department

fice,

S. W. Execu

No. 1. In the Secretary's Office :

Secretary's of For blank books, binding, and stationery, six hundred dollars.

For extra clerk hire, four thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For printing, three þundred dollars.
For labor, three hundred and fifty dollars.
For miscellaneous items, four hundred dollars.
For newspapers and periodicals, one hundred dollars.
No. 2. In the Navy Commissioners Office:

Navy Commige For blank books, binding, and stationery, five hundred dol- sioners office. lars.

For extra clerk hire, two thousand one hundred and fifty dollars.

For labor, three hundred dollars.
For miscellaneous items, six hundred and fifty dollars.
No. 3. For the southwest Executive building:

tive building For labor, three hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For fuel and light, one thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.

For miscellaneous items, one thousand one hundred and fifty dollars.

No. 4. For the northeast Executive building:
For labor, one thousand two hundred dollars.
For fuel and light, one thousand four hundred dollars.
For miscellaneous items, seven hundred dollars.
WAR DEPARTMENT.

War Department. No. 5. In the office of the Secretary of War :

Secretary of War, For blank books, binding, and stationery, six hundred dollars.

For newspapers and periodicals, two hundred and fifty dollars.

For labor, three hundred dollars.

N. E. Executivo building.

Office of

For printing, three hundred dollars.
For miscellaneous items, five hundred and fifty dollars.
For books, maps, and plans, one thousand dollars.

For extra clerk hire, three thousand dollars. Commissioner No. 6. In the office of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs : of Indian Affairs,

For blank books, binding, and stationery, six hundred dollars.

For labor, fifty dollars.

For miscellaneous items, eight hundred and fifty dollars.
Commissioner of
Ponsions,

No. 7. In the office of the Commissioner of Pensions :

For blank books, binding, and stationery, five hundred dollars.

For printing, four hundred dollars.
For fuel, one hundred and fifty dollars.

For miscellaneous items, four hundred and fifty dollars.
Commanding Gen No. 8. In the office of the Commanding General:
eral,

For miscellaneous items, three hundred dollars.
Adjutant Gener-

No. 9. In the office of the Adjutant General :
For blank books, binding, and stationery, two hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous items, three hundred dollars.
Quartermaster
Geboral,

No. 10. In the office of the Quartermaster General :

For blank books, binding, and stationery, three hundred dollars.

For labor, one hundred dollars.
For printing, one hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous items, four hundred dollars.
Commissary Gen-
oral of Purchases,

No. 11. In the office of the Commissary General of Purchases :

For blank books, binding, and stationery, one hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous items, five hundred dollars. Commissary Gen

No. 12. In the office of the Commissary General of Subsistence :

For blank books, binding, and stationery, two hundred dollars.

For extra clerk hire, six hundred dollars.
For printing and advertising, twelve hundred dollars.
For labor, one hundred dollars.
For fuel, one hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous items, five hundred dollars.
Paymaster Gen-

No. 13. In the office of the Paymaster General : eral,

For blank books, binding, and stationery, two hundred dollars.
For fuel, one hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For miscellaneous items, four hundred dollars.
Surgeon General, No. 14. In the office of the Surgeon General :

For blank books, binding, and stationery, two hundred dollars.
For printing, fifty dollars.
For fuel, seventy-five dollars.

For miscellaneous items, one hundred and fifty dollars.
Ohief Engineer,

No. 15. In the office of the Chief Engineer :
For blank books, binding, and stationery, six hundred dollars.
For printing, one hundred and five dollars.

eral of once,

Subsist

For fuel, one hundred and fifty dollars.
For miscellaneous items, fifty dollars.
No. 16. In the office of the Colonel of Ordnance :

Colonel of Orda For blank books, binding, and stationery, four hundred dol- nance, and lars.

For printing, seventy-five dollars.
For fuel, one hundred and fifty dollars.
For miscellaneous items, one hundred dollars.
No. 17. In the Bureau of Topographical Engineers : Topographical En
For the support of the light house on the Delaware break-

gineers.

Light house on water one thousand five hundred dollars.

For blank books, binding, and stationery, four hundred dollars.

For labor, one hundred dollars.
For fuel, two hundred and fifty dollars.
For miscellaneous items, five hundred dollars.
No. 18. For the northwest Executive building :
For labor, four hundred dollars.

Live building. For fuel and light, two thousand dollars.

For miscellaneous items, one thousand six hundred and seventy dollars.

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Delaware
water.

N. W. Execu.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

Treasury Department.

Office of
Secretary of the

No. 19. In the office of the Secretary of the Treasury :

For blank books, binding, and stationery, three thousand five Treasury, hundred dollars.

For newspapers and periodicals, one hundred dollars.
For labor, one hundred and fifty dollars.
For extra clerk hire, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For printing (including the printing of the public accounts,) two thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

For sealing ships registers, one hundred dollars.
For miscellaneous items, seven hundred dollars.

For translating foreign languages, one hundred and fifty dol-
lars: Provided, That no part of said sum or sums be paid to
any clerk, or other officer of the Government, beyond his salary,
for taking charge of or transmitting passports or sea letters.
No. 20. In the office of the First Comptroller:

First Compuroller, For blank books, binding, and stationery, one thousand dollars.

For labor, four hundred and fifty dollars.
For extra clerk hire, two hundred and fifty dollars.

For completing indices to public documents in the First
Comptroller's office, three hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous items, three hundred dollars.
No. 21. In the office of the First Auditor :

First Auditor, For blank books, binding, and stationery, five hundred dollars.

For labor, two hundred dollars.
For extra clerk hire, two hundred dollars.
For miscellaneous items, one hundred dollars.

No. 22. In the office of the Second Auditor :
Second Auditor,

•For blank books, binding, and stationery, three hundred dollars.

For labor, two hundred and fifty dollars.
For extra clerk hire, three hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous items, one hundred dollars.
Fourth Auditor, No. 23. In the office of the Fourth Auditor :

For blank books, binding, and stationery, six hundred dollars.
For labor, fifty dollars.
For extra clerk hire, one hundred dollars.
For printing, forty dollars.

For miscellaneous items, two hundred dollars.
Fifth Auditor,

No. 24. In the office of the Fifth Auditor:
For blank books, binding, and stationery, two hundred and
fifty dollars.

For labor, one hundred and twenty-five dollars.
For extra clerk hire, fifty dollars.

For miscellaneous items, one hundred and twenty-five dol

lars.
Treasurer, No. 25. In the Treasurer's office:

For blank books, binding, and stationery, five hundred dollars.

For labor three hundred and seventy-five dollars.
For printing, seven hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous items, three hundred and fifty dollars.
Solicitor,

No. 26. In the Solicitor's office:
For blank books, binding, and stationery, five hundred dollars.
For labor, one hundred dollars.

For extra clerk hire, four hundred dollars.
Register, and No. 27. In the Register's office :

For blank books, binding, and stationery, one thousand dollars.
For labor, three hundred and fifty dollars.
For printing, five hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous items (including one thousand dollars for

cases for the preservation of the records,) two thousand dollars. General Land No. 28. For the General Land Office:

For blank books, binding, and stationery, and parchments, twelve thousand dollars.

For labor, five hundred dollars.
For printing, four thousand dollars.
For miscellaneous items, one thousand dollars.

For office of the Commissioner of the General Land Office,
Arrearages.

for arrearages, since eighteen hundred and thirty-four, of cost of printing patents, publishing proclamations, printing circulars and blank forms for the land offices, twenty-two thousand six hundred and twenty-eight dollars and seventeen cents, or so much thereof as may be found necessary, on auditing the accounts by the appropriate officer.

For compensation of extra clerks and draughtsmen in the draughtsmen offices of surveyors

oing offices of the surveyors general, to transcribę field notes of surgencral. vey, for the purpose of preserving them at the seat of Govern

ment, in addition to the unexpended balances of former appropriations, fourteen thousand dollars, namely:

Office.

Extra clerks and

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