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Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That all the provisions of the former act of the said act, not herely modified or changed, shall be and

remain in force, and apply to this act.

SEC. 8. And be it further enacted, That the President of the of $5,000,000 au- United States is hereby authorized to borrow an additional

sum, not exceeding the sum of five millions of dollars, if, in his opinion the exigencies of the Government may require the same; which additional loan shall be made within the time and ac

cording to the provisions of said act, as modified by this. Treasury notes

Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That all Treasury notes due and unpaid; heretofore issued under the act entitled “An act to authorize may become due, the issuing of Treasury notes," approved the twelfth day of

October, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, and the acts subsequent thereto, and now outstanding and unredeemed, or which may hereafter be issued under and by virtue of the same, shall, if due and unpaid before the fifth day of March, eighteen hun dred and forty-two, bear interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum from that day; and when they may become due hereafter, or may have become due since the said fifth day of March, eighteen hundred and forty-two, shall bear interest from the day of their so becoming due, at the rate of six per cent. per

annum, until they shall be respectively redeemed: Provided, Proviso: inter. That such interest shall cease at the expiration of sixty days est to cease,when. notice, to be given at any time, by the Secretary of the Treasury

in one or more of the principal papers published at the seat of Government, of a readiness to redeem the same. And the said

interest shall be payable semi-annually at the Treasury of the semi-annually. United States, on the first days of January and July in every year.

Approved, April 15th, 1842.

Interest payable

CHAP. 27.-AN ACT for the relief of Clark Woodrooff.

nally
to be returned.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re

presentatives of the United States of America in Congress Upon the sur assembled, That upon the surrender to the Secretary of the 'Trearender of certain sury of the United States, by Clark Woodrootf, or his legal reprepurchase money sentatives, of the original certificates and receipts granted to him by c. Woodroof, by the land office in ihe St. Helena district, west of Pearl river, in the amount origi- the State of Louisiana, for the purchase money of certain lands

entered at said office by the said Clark Woodroof, on the tenth and twenty-third days of February, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, in order that the same may be cancelled, the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to pay to the said Clark Woodroof, or his legal representatives, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the amount originally paid by the said Clark Woodroof upon the original certificates and receipts which he is hereby required to surrender, and upon which patents have been refused.

Approved, May 10th, 1842.

CHAP. 28.-AN ACT for the relief of the legal representatives of Aaron

- Vail, deceased, late consul at L'Orient.

tled.

[Sec. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress

Accounts of A. assembled, That the proper accounting officers of the Trea- Vail to be revised, sury Department be, and they are hereby, authorized and di- adjusted, and setrected to revise, adjust, and settle the accounts of Aaron Vail, late consul of the United States at L'Orient, upon the principles of equity and justice: Provided, That in no event the Proviso: amount amount allowed to said Vail shall exceed the balance now ceed that claimed claimed by the Government against him.

Approved, May 10th, 1842.

allowed not to ex

by Government.

CHAP. 29.-AN ACT making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic ex

penses of Government for the year eighteen hundred and forty-two.

penses.

[Sec. 1.] 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 are hereby, appropriated to the objects hereinafter expressed, to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the Treasury, namely: No. 1. For pay and mileage of the members of Congress Congress—pay

d mileage. and delegates from the Territories, in addition to the sum ar already appropriated to that object during the present session, two hundred seventy-three thousand seven hundred and twelve dollars.

No. 2. For pay of the officers and clerks of the Senate and Officers & clerks. House of Representatives, in addition to the sum already appropriated to that object during the present session, twelve thousand five hundred dollars.

No. 3. For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other incidental Contingent exand contingent expenses of the Senate, in addition to the sum per

already appropriated to that object during the present session, 'thirty-five thousand dollars.

No. 4. For stationery, fuel, printing, and all other inciden- . tal and contingent expenses of the House of Representatives, in addition to the sum already appropriated to that object dur. ing the present session, fifty thousand dollars : Provided, Proviso relative

to the application That no part of the sums appropriated for the contingent ex of the same. penses of either House of Congress shall be applied to any other than the ordinary expenditures of the Senate and House of Representatives, nor as extra allowance to any clerk, messenger or other attendant of the said two Houses, or either of them; nor as payment or compensation to any clerk, messenger, or other attendant of the said two Houses, or either of them, unless such clerk, messenger, or other attendant, be so employed by a resolution or order of one of said Houses.

No. 5. For printing and binding ordered by the Senate dur- Printing and binding the twenty-sixth Congress, and remaining unpaid, twenty- imena seven thousand two hundred eighty-two dollars and sixty-eight Congress.

Senate during 25th

ed by Senate reso

ses of the House.

cents, or so much thereof as may be found due on auditing the

account by the proper committee.. Preparing, &c.,

No. 6. For preparing, printing, and binding documents ordocuments order- dered by the resolutions of the Senate of second July, eighteen lutions of July 2d, hundred and thirty-six, and March second, eighteen hundred 1836; and March and thirty-seven, relating to the establishment of the seat of 2d, 1837.

Government, reports, plans, and surveys, for improvements of harbors and rivers, roads and canals, (to be disbursed under the direction of the committee to audit and control the contingent expenses of the Senate ; this sum being for printing and engraving done in pursuance of said resolutions prior to July,

eighteen hundred and forty), twelve thousand two hundred and Continuation of fifty dollars : but nothing in this appropriation shall authorize thorized hereby. the continuance of said work, unless Congress shall hereafter

direct the same. Deficiency in No. 7. For a deficiency in the appropriations for the twentyappropriations for contingent expen- sixth Congress, on account of the contingent and incidental

expenses of the House, namely: for printing, lithographing, binding, and books, ninety-eight thousand three hundred thirtyfive dollars and eighty-five cents, or so much thereof as may be found necessary, on auditing the accounts' by the appropriate committee; fifty-two thousand three hundred and forty-three dollars and forty-six cents of this amount being for books ordered by the House of Representatives, at the second session of the twenty-sixth Congress, to be distributed to the members of

that body. Library of Con- No. 8. For the salary of the principal and two assistant

* librarians, and the messenger of the library, three thousand four

hundred and fifty dollars. Contingent ex- No. 9. For contingent expenses, for carpet and repairs to the penses, &c. furniture of the library, one thousand eight hundred dollars.

No. 10. For purchase of books for the library of Congress, five thousand dollars.

No. 11. For purchase of law books for the library of Con

gress, one thousand dollars. President U. S. No. 12. For the salary of the President of the United States,

twenty-five thousand dollars.

gress-officers.

Purchase of books,

Department of State,

DEPARTMENT OF STATE.

No. 13. For the salary of the Secretary of State, six thousSecretary.

and dollars. Clerks, &c.

No. 14. For clerks and messengers in his office, twenty thousand three hundred dollars.

No. 15. For incidental and contingent expenses of the Department of State, including publishing and distributing the

laws, twenty-five thousand dollars : Provided, That the job tionery, and bind printing, stationery, and binding, of each of the Executive Delive Departments, partments, shall, until otherwise directed by law, be furnished contract.

d by by contract, proposals for which shall regularly be advertised in

the public prints. The classes, character, and description, of the

penses.

Printing,

sta

ing of the Execu

to be furnished by

printing being specified in each advertisement as far as that can be done, and it being made a condition in all cases, unless otherwise specifically stated in the advertisement, that the work shall be done in the city of Washington ; and the contract shall in each case, so far as the proposals and acceptance shall enable the contract to be made, be given to the lowest bidder, whose bid shall be accompanied with proper testimonials of the ability of the bidder to fulfil his contract.

For amount due, in addition to former appropriations, for Biennial Register compiling, printing, and binding the Biennial Register, one thousand four hundred and sixty-six dollars and forty-nine cents. 1

TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

Treasury Department.

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No. 16. For the salary of the Secretary of the Treasury, six - Secretary. thousand dollars.

No. 17. For compensation to clerks and messengers in his clerks, &c. office, twenty thousand and fifty dollars.

No. 18. For the salary of the First Comptroller, and the 1st Comptroller, compensation of the clerks and messengers in his office, twentytwo thousand six hundred dollars. : No. 19. For the salary of the Second Comptroller, and the

2d Comptroller, compensation of the clerks and messenger in his office, fifteen &c. thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

No. 20. For the salary of the First Auditor, and the com . lst Auditor, &c. pensation of the clerks and messenger in his office, eighteen thousand nine hundred dollars.

No. 21! For the salary of the Second Auditor, and the com 20 Auditor, &c. pensation of clerks and messenger in his office, twenty thousand nine hundred dollars.

No 22. For the salary of the Third Auditor, and the com- ' 3d Auditor, &c="? pensation of clerks and messengers in his office, thirty-five thousand and fifty dollars. No. 23. For the salary of the Fourth Auditor, and the com

4th Auditor, &c. pensation of clerks and messenger in his office, eighteen thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars. No. 24. For the salary of the Fifth Auditor, and the com

5th Auditor, & pensation of clerks and messenger in his office, twelve thousand eight hundred dollars.

- No. 25. For the salary of the Treasurer, and for the com 'Treasurer, &c. pensation of clerks and messenger in his office, thirteen thous" and three hundred and fifty dollars.

No. 26. For the salary of the Register of the Treasury, and Register, &c. the compensation of clerks and messengers in his office, twentyseven thousand two hundred dollars.

No. 27. For the salary of the Commissioner of the General Commissioner Land Office, and the compensation of the recorder, solicitor, Land Office, &c. draughtsmans-assistant draughtsman, clerks; messengers, and paokers in his office, ninety-eight thousand five hundred dollars.

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Solicitor of the Treasury, &c.

No. 28. For the salary of the Solicitor of the Treasury, and compensation to clerks and messenger in his office, seven thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

War Department.

DEPARTMENT OF WAR.

Commissioner

&

Secretary, No. 29. For the salary of the Secretary of War, six thous

and dollars. Olerks, &c.

No. 30. For clerks and messengers in said office, thirteen thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.

No. 31. For the salary of the Commissioner of Indian Afof Indian Affairs, fairs, and the compensation of clerks and messengers in his

Commissioner

Offices of the

neral.

Quartermaster General.

office, seventeen thousand nine hundred dollars.

No. 32. For the salary of the Commissioner of Pensions, of Pensions, &c. and the compensation of clerks and messenger in his office,

sixteen thousand six hundred dollars. Commanding Ge

No. 33. For the compensation of clerk in the office of Com

manding General, one thousand dollars. Adjutant General

No. 34. For the compensation of clerks in the office of the Adjutant General, seven thousand one hundred and fifty del. lars.

No. 35. For compensation of clerks and messenger in the office of the Quartermaster General, seven thousand three hun

dred' dollars. Paymaster Gen No. 36. For compensation of clerks and messenger in the

office of the Paymaster General, seven thousand one hundred

dollars. Commissary Ge

No. 37. For compensation of clerks and messenger in the neral of Purchases office of the Commissary General of Purchases, four thousand

and forty dollars. Commissary Ge No. 38. For compensation of clerks in the office of the

Commissary General of Subsistence, three thousand eight

hundred dollars. Chiof Engineer. No. 39. For compensation of clerks in the office of the

Chief Engineer, five thousand one hundred and fifty dollars. Surgeon General. No. 40. For compensation of clerk in the office of the Sur

geon General, one thousand dollars.

No. 41. For compensation of clerks in the office of the Colonel of Ordnance, eight thousand one hundred and fifty

dollars. Topographical En

No. 42. For compensation of clerks in the bureau of Topogineers. graphical Engineers, thiee thousand four hundred dollars.

oral.

neral of subsistence.

Colonel of OrdDace.

Navy Department

NAVY DEPARTMENT.

Secretary.

Clerks, &c.

No. 4:3. For the salary of the Secretary of the Navy, six thousand dollars.

No. 44. For compensntion of clerks and messengers in his office, eleven thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

No. 45. For salaries of the Commissioners of the Navy Board, ten thousand five hundred dollars.

Navy Commis sioners.

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