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sengers in office of Commissioner of
of Indian Affairs.
or Gen, of Arkan.
1836. third of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, one at a salary
of eleven hundred and fifty dollars, and the other at a salary o.
one thousand dollars. Assistant messen. That the assistant messenger in said Department be allowed
reasury, the sum of six hundred and fifty dollars. In office of First The assistant messenger in the First Comptroller's office be al Comptroller. lowed the annual compensation of five hundred dollars. Clerks and mos. For the emolument of clerks and messengers for the office of
of the Commissioner of Pensions, in addition to those authorized by Pensions. law, twelve thousand two hundred dollars. Messenger, office That the annual compensation of the messenger in the office
and of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, be seven hundred dollars. Additional clerk That the Commissioners of the Navy Board be authorized to to Navy Board
employ a clerk in addition to those authorized by law, at the sun
of nine hundred dollars. Surveyor Gen. of That the Surveyor General of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan, ply additional be authorized to employ two clerks at a sum not exceeding twentyclerks.
three hundred dollars, and that he he allowed the further sum of
four thousand dollars for additional clerk hire. Surveyor Gen. of That the Surveyor General of Illinois and Missouri be authonues to employ, rized to employ clerks at a sum not exceeding three thousand
eight hundred and twenty dollars. $2,890 to Surrey. That the Surveyor General of Arkansas be allowed the sum sas for clerk Thire: of two thousand eight hundred dollars, for clerk hire in his
office. $3,500 to Survey. That the Surveyor of Louisiana be allowed the sum of twenfor clerk hire. ty-five hundred dollars for clerk hire in his office. 8:5,000 en Survey. That the Surveyor General of Mississippi be allowed the sum
Siup of five thousand dollars for clerk hire in his office. 82,000 to Survey. That the Surveyor General of Alabama be allowed the sum una for ciera hira: of two thousand dollars for clerk hire in his office. $3,500.0 Survey. That the Surveyor General of Florida be allowed the sum of
three thousand five huudred dollars for clerks in his office. Clerks to be em. That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby authorized ployed in the De: to employ, for the discharge of the various duties of the Depart
ment, the following clerks and messengers; one clerk at sixteen hundred dollars, and one clerk at fourteen hundred dollars; to be employed in the business of reservations and grants under Indian
treaties : Provided, That the said clerks shall not be employed Clerks in the Pen. for a longer term than four years. Three clerks for the Pension
office at one thousand dollars each, to be continued only during
the present year. In the Quarter. Six clerks and one messenger, in the Quartermaster General's
office, whose compensation shall be as follows; one clerk at sixteen hundred dollars, one clerk at twelve hundred dollars, four clerks at one thousand dollars each, and one messenger at five hundred dollars, one clerk for the Ordnance Office at twelve hundred dollars, and four clerks at one thousand dollars each. One clerk for the Adjutant General's Office at twelve hundred dollars, and three clerks at one thousand dollars each. One clerk in the Engineer Office at twelve hundred dollars, and one clerk at one thousand dollars. One clerk in the Commanding General's
pi for clerk hire.
or Gen. of Florida for clerks.
partment of War.
office at one to
master General's ollice.
ofice at one thousand dollars. Six clerks and one messenger in 1836. the Emigrating Indian Bureau attached to the Subsistence De- fartment, whose compensation shall be as follows: one clerk at
sixteen hundred dollars, one clerk at fourteen hundred dollars, me clerk at twelve hundred dollars, three clerks at one thousand collars each, and one messenger.at five hundred dollars; Provided That the authority claimed under the acts approved March twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and twelve, and May twenty-second eighteen hundred and twelve, or by any other act for the employment of non-commissioned officers, or the appointment of extra clerks in any of the offices of the War Department be, and the same are hereby repealed. Provided however, That where express appropriations are made by law, for the employment of clerks, such employment shall not be deemed to be extra, within the meaning of the above act. For one clerk in the Topographical Bureau, one thousand Clerk in Toro.
to employ two
That the Superintendent of Indian Affairs at St. Louis be au - Supe. of Indian thorized to employ two clerks in his office, and no more, one of Affairs, St. Louis, which shall receive a compensation of one thousand, and the clerks. other of eight hundred dollars.
That the Superintendent of Indian Affairs south of the Mis- Supe. south of scuri river be authorized to employ one clerk in his office who Missouri so eine all receive a compensation of one thousand dollars.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the salaries provided for in this act, and payable for the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six, shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury not oherwise appropriated. Approved, 9th of May, 1836.
CHAP. 61. An ACT making appropriations for the naval service, for the ... year one thousand eighi hundred and thirty-six
SEC 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- . mites of the United States of America in Congress assembled, hat the following sums be appropriated for the naval service of the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, in addicon to the unexpended balances of former appropriations, viz: For pay of commissioned, warrant, and petty officers, and of 82319,017 16. Pay
hond of officers and sea Stamen, two millions three hundred and eighteen thousand and men. Seventeen dollars and sixteen cents. For pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all the $65,340. Superin
establishment at the several yards, sixty-eight thousand text three hundred and forty dollars. Fit provisions, seven hundred and eighty-two thousand two 8782,263 75. Pro
del and sixty-three dollars and seventy-five cents. For repairs of vessels in ordinary, and the repairs and wear $1,065. Repairs,
Jear of vessels in commission, one million and sixty-five &c. For medi for medicines and surgical instruments, hospital stores, and $11,100. Medi
expenses on account of the sick, forty-one thousand one
other expenses on a hundred dollars.
1836. For improvement and necessary repairs of the pary yard at 867,00. ke, ano, Portsmouin, New Hampshire, sixty-seven thousand dollars.
es for improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at € 191,67. Craiva Charlestown, Niassachusetts, oue hundred aud uinety-nine thon
* sand five hundred and seventy-five dollars. 651.300. Brook For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at lys, N. Y. Brooklyn, New York, eighty-four thousand three hundred dollars. 611,750. Phila- For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, eleven thousand seven hundred and
fifty dollars. 637.500. Wash. For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at Ingun.
Washington, thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars. 8167. Gosport, For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at
Gosport, Virginia, one huudred and sixiy-seven thousand dollars. 949.000. Pensa. For improvement and necessary repairs of the navy yard at
Pensocola, forty-nine thousand dollars. 8150,000. For wharves and their appendages at the navy yard, at PensaWharves, &e. de cola, as recommended by the Secretary of the Navy, one hun
dred and fifty thousand dollars. 817.000. Powder For powder magazine, seventeen thousand dollars. P2.000. Brick For wall or enclosure of brick three yards high, and a half yard wali.
thick, as recommended by Commodore Dallas, twenty-four thou
sand dollars. 864,900. Ord. For ordnance and ordnance stores, sixty-four thousand nine mance and mores.
* hundred dollars. 8221,600. Various For defraying the expenses that may accrue for the following diturus enume purposes, viz; for the freight and transportation of materials and
stores of every description ; for wharfage and dockage, storage and rent; travelling expenses of officers and transportation of seamen; house rent for pursers, when attached to yards and stations where no house is provided; for funeral expenses; for commissions, clerk hire, office rent, stationery and fuel to navy agents; for premiums and incidental expenses of recruiting; for apprehending deserters; for compensation to judge advocates; for perdiem allowance to persons attending courts martial and courts of inquiry; for printing and stationery of every description, and working the lithographic press, and for books, maps, charts, mathematical and nautical instruments, chronometers, models, and drawings; for the purchase and repair of fire engines and machinery, and for the repair of steam engines ; for the purchase and maintenance of oxen and horses, and tor carts, timber-wheels, and workmen's tools of every description ; for postage of letters on public service; for pilotage and towing ships of war; for cabin furniture for vessels in commission ; for taxes and assessments on public property; for assistance rendered to vessels in distress; for incidental labor at navy yards, not applicable to any other ap. propriation ; for coal and other fuel, and for candles and oil; for repairs of magazines or powder-houses; for preparing moulds for ships to be built; and for no other purpose whatever, three hun.
dred and twenty-one thousand six hundred dollars. $3,000. Con. ex. For contingent expenses for objects not herein before enume Doc enumeratech rated, three thousand dollars.
For completing the steam vessel now building at the navy 1836. pard at Brooklyn, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. $150,0w, suam
For completing the navy hospitals near New York and Boston, Brooklyn.“ regulating the grounds, making the necessary enclosures, repairing the naval asylum and all other hospitals, and the buildings, tais n-ar N York wharves, and landings connected with them, and for preparing suitable burying grounds, forty-five thousand four hundred and
815,110, complet. ing navy hospi.
of marine corps
* For completing the powder magazines near New York and $19,200, powder *-, Boston, with the landings, enclosures, and dependencies, nine
teen thousand two hundred dollars. 13' For pay of the officers, non-coinmissioned officers, musicians 8163 077 25, pay
and privates, and for subsistence of the officers of the marine * corps, one hundred and sixty-three thousand seventy-seven dollars and twenty-five cents.
For provisions for non-commissioned officers, musicians, and $33,517 72, ray of privates of said corps, serving on shore, and for servants and on shore. swasherwomen, thirty-three thousand five hundred and seventeen En dollars and seventy-two cents.
For clothing, thirty-eight thousauid six hundred and fifty-five 8:38,653, closhing.
For fuel, fourteen thousand five hundred and eighty-nine dol- $14,599, fuel
... For the purchase of sites and the erection of barracks near 8170.000, sites for
* barracks, sco the navy vards at Charlestown, Gosport, and Pensacola, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. 1, For repair of barracks near Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and 88,90, repair of for repairs at other stations, eight thousand nine hundred dollars.
For transportation of officers, non-commissioned officers, musi- $6,000, transpop. 5. Clans, and privates, and expenses of recruiting, six thousand recruiting, &c.
uation of officers,
Ele For medicines, hospital stores, surgical instruments, and pay $1 139 29, medi:
cinethe hospital of matron, four thousand one hundred and thirty-nine dollars sturen &c. s and twenty-nine cents.
For military stores, pay of armorers, keeping arms in repair, $2,000, military suns, files, flags, accoutrements, and ordnance stores, two thou- &c. 1. aand dollars.
For contingent expenses of said corps, seventeen thousand $17,977 93, con ne hundred and seventy-seven dollars and ninety-three cents. sekor arrearages for defraying the extra services and expenses $1500, services in
the coast survey 3 Ol the officers of the navy engaged in the survey of the coasts for 1830, and prior and harbors of the United States, for the year eighteen hundred there durty, and prior thereto, being the amount appropriated in
nten hundred and thirty-four, for the same object, but by was act made applicable only to arrearages for the year eighteen wared and thirty, fifteen hundred dollars.
ECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the Presidentof the 8150,000 to enable mited States, be, and he hereby is authorized, to send out asurvey- send out an es sau exploring expedition to the Pacific ocean and the South Paschauen has and for that purpose to employ a sloop of war, and to pur- neas, ea
or provide such other smaller vessels as may be necessary per una proper to render the said expedition efficient and useful, and
the President to
1836. for this purpose the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dol.
lars be, and the same is hereby appropriated, out of any money
in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and in addition thereOther means to to, if necessary, the President of the United States is authorized the amount to use other means in the control of the Navy Department, not
exceeding one hundred and fifty thousand dollars for the objects required.
Approved, 14th of May, 1836.
used by him.
CHAP. 62. An ACT making appropriations for the support of the army, for
the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six (SEC. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the army for the year one thousand
eight hundred and thirty-six; that is to say: 8.958,317. Pay of For the pay of the army, nine hundred and eighty-eight thou
sand three hundred and seventeen dollars. $315,118. Sub. For subsistence of officers, three hundred and fifteen thousand
of offie one hundred and eighteen dollars. 860,139. Forage. For forage of officers' horses, sixty thousand one hundred and
thirty-nine dollars. €24.930. Clothing For clothing for officers' servants, twenty-four thousand nine
Kamis, hundred and thirty dollars. 9:20,000 to dischar. For payments in lieu of clothing to discharged soldiers, thirty ged soldiers thousand dollars. $493,400. Subsist. For subsistence, exclusive of that of officers, four hundred and
ninety-five thousand four hundred dollars. €202.982. Cloth. For clothing of the army, camp and garrison equipage, cooking, &c.
ing utensils, hospital furniture, two hundred and two thousand
nine hundred and eighty-two dollars. $31,500. Medical For the medical and hospital department, thirty-one thousand and hospital de- five hundred dollars. partmeni. $332,000, expen. For various expenses in the quartermaster's department, viz: magler's "depart: fuel, forage, straw, stationery, blanks, and printing ; repairing and
enlarging barracks, quarters, storehouses, and hospitals, at the various posts; erecting temporary cantonments at such posts as shall be occupied during the year, including huts for the dragoons, and gun-houses at the Atlantic posts, and those on the Gulf of Mexico, with the necessary tools and materials; providing materials for the authorized furniture of the rooms of noncommissioned officers and soldiers ; rent of quarters, barracks and storehouses, and of grounds for summer cantonments and encampments, including a farm at Fort Monroe for military practice; postage on public letters and packets; expenses of courts martial and courts of inquiry, including the compensation of judge advocates, members, and witnesses; extra pay to soldiers under an act of Congress of the second of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen ; expenses of expresses from the frontier posts; of escorts to paymasters; hire of laborers; compensation to extra
ses of quarter.