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the treasury to commissioned as letters of marque, for each and every prisoner by theni privateers-men for each prison captured and delivered to an agent authorized to receive him in any pori er taken by of the United States, or of a power at war with Great Britain, or delivered them.

at any station within the dominions of the king of Great Britain established for the exchange of prisoners of war, whereby such prisoner shall be actually placed and allowed by the government of the kingdom of

Great Britain and Ireland, in the account of prisoners to the credit of the Bounty to be United States. And the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized paid by the SeCretary of the and required to pay, or cause to be paid, to such owners, officers and Treasury. crews of private armed vessels commissioned as aforesaid, or their agents,

the aforesaid sum for each prisoner captured and delivered as aforesaid. Specific ap- Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That, for the purposes aforesaid, propriation of the sum of two hundred thousand dollars, out of any money in the trea$200,000.

sury not otherwise appropriated, be, and the same is hereby appropriated.

APPROVED, March 19, 1814.

STATUTE II.

March 24, 1814. Chap. XXVIII.- An Act making appropriations for the support of government for (Obsolete.]

the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. Specific ap- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the propriations.

United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the expenditure of the civil list in the present year, including the contingent expenses of the several departments and offices; for the compensation of the several loan officers and their clerks, and for books and stationery for the same; for the payment of annuities and grants; for the support of the mint establishment; for the expense of intercourse with foreign nations; for the support of light-houses, beacons, buoys, and public piers; for defraying the expenses of surveying the public lands, and for satisfying certain miscellaneous claims, the following sums be, and the same are hereby respectively appropriated, that is to say:

For compensation granted by law to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, their officers and attendants, two hundred and fifty-two thousand two hundred and fifty-five dollars.

For the expense of fire-wood, stationery, printing, and all other contingent expenses of the two Houses of Congress, fifty-two thousand dollars.

For the expenses of the library of Congress, including the Librarian's allowance for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, eight hundred dollars.

For compensation to the President and Vice-President of the United States, thirty thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of State, clerks, and persons employed in that department, including a clerk on old records, and a clerk and messenger in the patent office, fifteen thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight dollars.

For additional compensation to the clerks in said department, not exAct of April ceeding fifteen per centum on the sum allowed by the act, entitled "AD 21, 1806, ch. 41. act to regulate and fix the compensation of clerks, and to authorize the

laying out certain public roads, and for other purposes," one thousand and seventy-two dollars and fifty cents.

For the incidental and contingent expenses of the said department, including the expense of printing and distributing ten thousand four hundred copies of the laws of the first and second session of the thirteenth Congress, and printing the laws in newspapers, twenty thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, clerks, and persons employed in his office, thirteen thousand two hundred and ninety-nine dollars and eighty-one cents.

•For expense of translating foreign languages, allowance to the person Specific apemployed in transmitting passports and sea-letters, and for stationery and propriations. printing in the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Comptroller of the Treasury, clerks, and persons employed in his office, including the sum of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine dollars for compensation to his clerks, in addition to the sum allowed by the act of the twenty-first of April, one Act of April thousand eight hundred and six, fourteen thousand eight hundred and 21, 1806, ch. 41. sixty-six dollars.

For expense of stationery and printing and contingent expenses in the Comptroller's office, eight hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Auditor of the Treasury, clerks, and persons employed in his office, twelve thousand two hundred and twenty-one dollars.

For expense of stationery and printing, and contingent expenses in the Auditor's office, five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Treasurer, clerks, and persons employed in bis office, including the sum of one thousand dollars for compensation to his clerks, in addition to the sum allowed by the act of the twenty- Act of April first of April, one thousand eight hundred and six, seven thousand two 21, 1806, ch.41. hundred and twenty-seven dollars and forty-five cents.

For expense of stationery and printing and contingent expenses in the Treasurer's office, three hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Commissioner of the General Land-office, clerks, and persons employed in his office, twelve thousand four hundred and ten dollars.

For expense of stationery and printing, and contingent expenses of the General Land-office, three thousand seven hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Commissioner of the Revenue, clerks, and persons employed in his office, nine thousand four hundred and ten dollars.

For expense of stationery and printing, and contingent expenses of the revenue office, including the sum of five thousand three hundred and twenty-five dollars seventy-three cents, the amount of expenditures for these objects during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, for which no appropriation has been made, nine thousand nine hundred and seventy-eight dollars and thirty-six cents.

For compensation to the Register of the Treasury, clerks, and persons employed in his office, sixteen thousand and fifty-two dollars and two cents.

For additional compensation to the clerks in the treasury department, not exceeding fifteen per centum on the sum allowed by the act, entitled "An act to regulate and fix the compensation of clerks, and to authorize Act of April the laying out certain public roads, and for other purposes ;" six thou- 21, 1806, ch.41. sand six hundred and thirty-four dollars and nine cents.

For compensation to the Messenger of the Register's Office, for stamping and arranging ships' registers, ninety dollars.

For expense of stationery and printing, and contingent expenses of the Register's office, two thousand eight hundred dollars.

For fuel and other contingent expenses of the Treasury department, four thousand dollars.

For the purchase of books, maps and charts for the Treasury department, four hundred dollars.

For compensation to a superintendent and two watchmen, employed to secure the buildings and records of the Treasury department during the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, including expenses and repairs of two fire engines, buckets and lanterns, one thousand one hundred dollars.

Specific ap- For defraying the expense of stating and printing the public accounts propriations.

for the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, one thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Commissioners of the Sink ing Fund, two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of War, clerks, and persons em

ployed in his office, including the sum of three thousand nine hundred Act of April and sixty dollars, in addition to the sum allowed by the act of April 21, 1806, ch. 41. twenty-first, one thousand eight hundred and six, fifteen thousand two

hundred and ten dollars.

For expense of fuel, stationery, printing, and other contingent expenses in the office of the Secretary of War, two thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Accountant of the War department, clerks, and persons employed in his office, including the sum of fifteen thou

sand dollars for clerk-hire, in addition to the sum allowed by the act of Act of April the twenty-first of April, one thousand eight hundred and six, twenty21, 1806, ch. 41. five thousand nine hundred and ten dollars.

For contingent expenses in the office of the Accountant of the War department, one thousand dollars.

For additional compensation to the clerks in the War Department, not

exceeding fifteen per centum on the sum allowed by the act, entitled Act of April “ An act to regulate and fix the compensation of clerks, and to author21, 1806, ch. 41. ize the laying out certain public roads, and for other purposes,” two

thousand two hundred and twenty-six dollars.

For compensation to the clerks and messenger in the office of the Paymaster of the Army, nine thousand five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Superintendent General of Military Supplies, clerks, and persons employed in his office, ten thousand four hundred and ten dollars.

For contingent expenses in the office of the Superintendent General of Military Supplies, five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the clerks in the Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Navy, clerks, and persons

employed in his office, including the sum of one thousand six hundred Act of April

dollars in addition to the sum allowed by the act of the twenty-first 21, 1806, ch.41. April, one thousand eight hundred and six, eleven thousand four hun

dred and ten dollars.

For contingent expenses in the office of the Secretary of the Navy, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Accountant of the Navy, clerks, and persons employed in his office, including seven hundred and fifty dollars for a deficiency in the appropriation for the year one thousand eight hundred

and thirteen, and a further sum of three thousand dollars in addition to Act of April the sum allowed by the act of April twenty-first, one thousand eight 21, 1806, ch. 41. hundred and six, fourteen thousand one hundred and sixty dollars.

For contingent expenses in the office of the Accountant of the Navy, one thousand dollars.

For additional compensation to the clerks in the Navy Department, not

exceeding fifteen per centum on the sum allowed by the act, entitled Act of April " An act to regulate and fix the compensation of clerks, and to authorize 21, 1806, ch.41. the laying out certain public roads, and for other purposes," one thou

sand nine hundred and thirty-five dollars.

For compensation to the Postmaster General, Assistant Postmasters General, clerks, and persons employed in the general post office, includ. ing one thousand two hundred and three dollars and twenty-five cents, for deficiencies in the appropriations for the years one thousand eight hundred and twelve, and one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, and the sum of five thousand seven hundred and fifty-five dollars, in addition

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to the sum allowed for the compensation of clerks by the act of April Specific aptwenty-first, one thousand eight hundred and six, twenty-three thousand propriations.

Act of April one hundred and sixty-three dollars and twenty-five cents.

21, 1806, ch.41. For contingent expenses of the General Post-office, two thousand eight hundred dollars.

For additional compensation to the clerks employed in the General Post-office, not exceeding fifteen per centum on the sum allowed by the act, entitled “ An act to regulate and fix the compensation of clerks, and Act of April to authorize the laying out certain public roads, and for other purposes," 21, 1806, ch.41. one thousand four hundred and one dollars and seventy-five cents.

For compensation to the several loan offices, thirteen thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the clerks of the Commissioners of Loans, including a sum of two thousand dollars in addition to the amount heretofore allowed by law, and for allowance to certain loan officers, in lieu of clerk-hire, and to defray the authorized expenses of the several loan offices, seventeen thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Surveyor-General and his clerks, three thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the surveyor of lands south of Tennessee, and the clerks employed in his office, and for stationery and other contingencies, three thousand two hundred dollars.

For compensation to the officers of the Mint, viz:
The Director, two thousand dollars.
The Treasurer, one thousand two hundred dollars.
The Assayer, one thousand five hundred dollars.
The Chief Coiner, one thousand five hundred dollars.
The Melter and Refiner, one thousand five hundred dollars.
The Engraver, one thousand two hundred dollars.
One clerk at seven hundred dollars.
One clerk at five hundred dollars.
For wages to the persons employed in the different operations of the
Mint, including the sum of one thousand dollars allowed to an assistant
coiner, and die forger, and six hundred dollars allowed to an assistant
engraver, eight thousand five hundred dollars.

For repairs of furnaces, cost of iron and machinery, rents, and other contingent expenses of the Mint, three thousand seven hundred dollars.

For allowances for wastage in the gold and silver coinage, three thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secretary of the Mississippi territory, nine thousand dollars.

For cost of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses of said territory, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secretary of the Indiana territory, six thousand six hundred dollars.

For cost of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses of said territory, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secretary of the Michigan territory, six thousand six hundred dollars.

For cost of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses of said territory, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secretary of the Missouri territory, seven thousand eight hundred dollars.

For cost of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses of said territory, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Governor, Judges, and Secretary of the Illinois territory, six thousand six hundred dollars.

For cost of stationery, office rent, and other contingent expenses of said territory, three hundred and fifty dollars.

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Specific ap- For the discharge of such demands against the United States, on acpropriations.

count of the civil department, not otherwise provided for, as shall have been admitted in due course of settlement at the treasury, two thousand dollars.

For compensation granted by law to the Chief Justice, the Associate Judges, and District Judges of the United States, including the Chief Justice and Associate Judges of the District of Columbia, and the Attorney General, sixty-two thousand dollars.

For like compensations granted to the several District Attorneys of the United States, including those of the several territories, four thousand six hundred and fifty dollars.

For like compensations granted to the several Marshals for the Districts of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey, North Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, East and West Tennessee, and of the several territories of the United States, three thousand two hundred dollars.

For defraying the expenses of the Supreme, Circuit and District Courts of the United States, including the District of Columbia, and of jurors and witnesses, in aid of the funds arising from fines, penalties and forfeitures, and for defraying the expenses of prosecutions for offences against the United States, and for the safe-keeping of prisoners, forty thousand dollars.

For the payment of sundry pensions granted by the late government, eight hundred and sixty dollars.

For the payment of the annual allowance to the invalid pensioners of the United States, ninety-eight thousand dollars.

For the maintenance and support of light-houses, beacons, buoys, and public piers, stakeages of channels, bars and shoals, including repairs and improvements, and contingent expenses, sixty-nine thousand one hundred dollars and twenty-eight cents.

For the following objects, being the balances of former appropriations, for the same purposes, carried to the surplus fund, viz:

For erecting light-houses at the mouth of the Mississippi river, and ator near the pitch of Cape Look-out, in North Carolina, twenty thousand dollars.

For building a light-house on the south point of Cumberland island, in Georgia, four thousand dollars.

For building a light-house on the south point of Sapelo island, in · Georgia, and placing buoys and beacons on Dobay bar and Beach point, four thousand four hundred and ninety-four dollars and eighty-one cents.

For placing buoys and beacons at or near the entrance of Beverly harbour, in Massachusetts, three hundred and fifty dollars.

For erecting two lights on Lake Erie, viz: on or near Bird island, and on or near Presque Isle, four thousand dollars.

For placing two beacons and buoys at or near the entrance of the harbour of New Haven, in Connecticut, one hundred dollars.

For placing buoys at the entrance of the harbour of Edgartown, in Massachusetts, one thousand four hundred and forty-three dollars and forty-three cents.

For placing buoys at or near the main bar and new inlet bar off Cape Fear, in North Carolina, two thousand dollars.

For erecting a beacon on a point of land near New Inlet, in North Carolina, one thousand eight hundred dollars.

For completing the fitting up of all the light-houses with Winslow Lewis's improvements, in addition to the sums heretofore appropriated for that purpose, forty thousand dollars.

For defraying the expense of surveying the public lands within the several territories of the United States, sixty thousand dollars.

For the support and safe-keeping of prisoners of war, four hundred thousand dollars.

For the contingent expenses of government, twenty thousand dollars.

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