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CH A P T E R LXXII.

An Ait for the Relief of Peter Covenhoven.

(PRIVATE.)

CH A P T E R LXXIII.

Sec. 1.

BE

1795

An A&t making Appropriations for the Support of
Government

for the Year one thousand seven
hundred and ninety-five.

E it enacted by the Senate and House

of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That Specific for defraying the expenditure of the civil-list appropriaof the United States, for the year one thou- fupport of fand seven hundred and ninety-five, together governo with the incidental and contingent expenses of the several departments and offices' thereof, there be appropriated a sum of money, not exceeding four hundred and thirty-two thousand, feven hundred and forty-nine dollars, and fifty-three cents; that is to say:

For the compensations granted by law to the President and Vice-President of the United States, thirty thousand dollars.

For the like compensations to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, their officers and attendants, estimated for a session of fix months' continuance, one hundred and eighty-five thousand, eight hundred and ninety dollars.

For the expenses of firewood, stationary, printing-work and all other contingent expen-, ses of the two Houses of Congress, nine thoufand five hundred dollars.

For the compensations granted by law to the

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Specific 'chief-justice, associate judges, district judges appropria- and attorney-general, forty-three thousand two fupport of hundred dollars.

l'or desraying the expense of clerks of courts, jurors and witnesses, in aid of the fund arising from fines, forfeitures and penalties, twelve thousand dollars.

For defraying the expenses of prosecutions for offences against the United States, and for the fafe-keeping of prisoners, four thousand dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of State, clerks and persons employed in that department, seven thousand, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For incidental and contingent expenses in the faid department, three thousand nine hundred and seventy-one dollars and seventy-nine' cents.

For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, seven thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.

For expense of stationary, printing and all other contingent expenses in the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Comptroller of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his olice, ten thousand two hundred dollars.

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

For compensation to the Treasurer, clerks and perfons employed in his office, four thoufand one hundred dollars.

For expense of firewood, stationary, printing, rent and other contingencies in the Treafurer's office, fix hundred dollars.

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For compensation to the Auditor of the Specific apTreasury, clerks and persons employed in his propria office, eleven thousand four hundred and fifty fupport of dollars.

For expense of stationary, printing and 1795. other contingent expenfes in the Auditor's office, five hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Commissioner of the Revenue, clerks and persons employed in his office, fix thousand one hundred and fifty dollars.

For expense of stationary, printing and other contingent expenses in the office of the Commissioner, four hundred dollars.

For compensation to the Register of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, fifteen thousand five hundred dollars.

For expense of stationary, printing and all other contingent expenses in the Register's office (including books for the public Itocks) two thousand four hundred dollars.

For the payment of rent for the several houses employed in the Treasury department (except the Treasurer's office) one thousand nine hundred and forty-six dollars, and fixtyeight cents.

For expense of firewood and candles in the several offices of the Treasury department (except the Treasurer's office) one thousand five hundred dollars.

For defraying the expense incident to the stating and printing the public accounts for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, eight hundred dollars.

For compensations to the several LoanOfficers, thirteen thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For compensation to the Secretary of War, clerks and persons employed in his office, eight thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

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For expense of firewood, stationary, printpropriati- ing, rent and other contingent expenses in ons for fup. the office of the Secretary of War, one thou. vernment fand one hundred and thirty-three dollars, and

thirty-three cents.

For compensation to the accountant to the War department, clerks and persons employed in his office, fix thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

For contingent expenses in the office of the accountant to the War department, fix hundred dollars.

For compensations to the following officers of the Mint: The Director, two thousand dol.

s; the Treasurer, one thousand two hundred dollars; the Assayer, one thousand five hundred dollars; the Chief Coiner, one thoufand five hundred dollars; the Engraver, one thousand two hundred dollars; four clerks, ar five hundred dollars each, two thoufand dollars.

For defraying the expenses of laborers in the different branches of refinery, melting and coining at the mint, five thousand two hun. dred dollars.

For the pay of mechanics employed in making and repairing machinery for the Mint, two thousand fix hundred dollars.

For the purchase of a new coining press, ironmongery, lead, wood, coals, stationary, office-furniture, and for other contingencies of the establishment of the mint, five thousand five hundred dollars.

For the purchase of a house and lot for the mint, and of lumber, bricks and other materials for buildings to be erected, and other neceísary improvements to be made, including masons' and carpenters' work, cartage and laborers, one thousand nine hundred dollars.

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for 1795.

For compensations to the governors, secre-- Specific ap taries and judges of the territory, north-west, propria i and the territory south of the river Ohio, ten port of gasthousand three hundred dollars.

For expenses of stationary, office-rent, printing patents for lands, and other contingent expenses in both the said territories, feven hundred dollars.

For the payment of fundry pensions granted by the late government, two thousand and seven dollars, and seventy-three cents.

For the annual allowance to the widow and orphan children of Colonel John Harding, and to the orphan children of Major Alexander Trueman, by the act of Congress of the twenty-seventh of February, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For the annual allowance for the education of Hugh Mercer, son of the late Major-General Mercer, by the act of Congress of the fecond of March, one thousand feven hundred and ninety-three, four hundred dollars.

For the discharge of such demands against the United States, on account of the civil de. partment, not otherwise provided for, as shall have been ascertained and admitted in due course of settlement at the Treasury, and which are of a nature, according to the usage thereof, to require payment in fpecie, three thousand dollars. Şec. 7. And be it further enacted, That for

For light the maintenance and support of light-houses, houses beacons, buoys, public piers, and takeage of channels, bars and shoals, there shall be appropriated a sum of money, not exceeding twenty thousand dollars, and for making good a deAciency of appropriation for building a lightVOL. III.

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