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Now school. That for the purpose of paying for the erection and furnishing of the building in George- new school building in the city of Georgetown, District of Columbia, town, D.C.
and for putting the grounds in order, there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of fifty thousand, eight hundred and sixty-five dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. The money hereby appropriated shall be dis. bursed under the supervision of the Commissioner of Education, and shall be regarded as a loan, to be hereafter reimbursed to the Treasury
of the United States by the District of Columbia. General ex. To pay a portion of the general expenses of the District of Columbia, penses.
to be expended by the commissiovers of said District, seventy-seven
thousand seven hundred and sixty-five dollars and eighty-six cents. Services render- For services rendered to the late board of public works, twenty-eight ed board of public thousand six hundred and nineteen dollars and sixty-eight cents. works. Fire department. For balance due on bills of fire department for the years eighteen
bundred and seventy-one and eighteen hundred and seventy-two, nine
thousand and thirty-three dollars and seventeen cents. Balance due Balance unpaid due to board of health from District of Columbia, by board of health.
act of said District legislative assembly of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, thirteen thousand three hundred and twelve dollars and seventy-one cents: Provided, That the board of audit for
the District of Columbia be, and they are hereby, directed to receive William Bowen. and audit the claim of William Bowen for abating certain nuisances,
under a contract with the board of health of said District, for filling lots numbered thirty seven, thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty-two and forty three, in square numbered five hundred and forty-five; and lots one, six, and seven, in square numbered eight hundred and forty-nine; and parts of lots numbered one, and two in square dorth of square numbered eight hundred and fifty-three; and lots eleven and twelve in square numbered pine hundred and ninety-six; all in the city of Wash
ington, and to report the same to Congress at its next session. Expenditures of Estimated expenditures of board of audit from January first, eighteen the board of audit. hundred and seventy-five, to June first, eighteen hundred and seventy
Assistant engi- five, twenty-five thousand dollars; salaries of assistant engineers, from neers.
January first, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, to June first, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, eighteen hundred dollars; total, seventyseven thousand seven hundred and sixty-five dollars and eighty-six
cents. Reform-School for annual repairs of the Reform-School buildings in the District of buildings.
Columbia, one thousand dollars. Valuing Gover:- To enable the Secretary of the Interior to pay the persons employed ment property in to make a valuation of Government property in the District of ColumD. C.
bia, under section thirty-six of the act approved February twenty-first, 1871, c. 62, 8. 36, eighteen hundred and seventy-ove, twenty-five hundred dollars : Prov. 16, p. 426. vided, That no portion of this amount shall be paid except for time
actually employed in or about the making of said valuation. Washington For the Washingtou Aqueduct: For building dwelling and office for Aqueduct.
gate-keeper at the receiving reservoir, three thousand dollars; Road between For continuing, widening, and macadamizing road-way between the Falls.
at distributing reservoir and the Great Falls, five thousand dollars.
rese rvoir and Great
DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
Disbursing-clerk To pay the disbursing-clerk of the Department of State additional of State Depart- compensation for disbursing moneys appropriated for the building now ment,
being erected for use of the State, War, and Navy Departments, for tho
fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-five, five buudred dollars. Publishing cer- For publishing the laws of Congress in the newspapers for the fiscal tain laws in neits- year eighteen hundred and seventy-three, necessary to effect a transfer papers,
in accounts and involving no appropriation out of the Treasury, fifteen thousand dollars
To effect a transfer of accounts in the State Department, involving Salaries of conno appropriatiori out of the Treasury, viz: For salaries of consuls-general, suls.general, con
on the fisco suls, vice-consuls, COL
&c. year eighteen hundred and seventy-one, three thousand two hundred and fifty-three dollars and ninety-seven cents; and for salaries of consulsgeneral, consuls, vice-consuls, commercial agents, and clerks, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, one thousand four hundred and six dollars and fifty-four cents; in all four thousand six hundred and sisty dollars and fifty-one cents; and for stationery, book. Stationery, arms, cases, arms of the United States, seals, presses, and flags, and payment rent, dc. of rent, freight, postage, and miscellaneous items, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, wivety-five dollars and eighty-six cents; and for stationery, book-cases, arms of the United States, seals presses, and flags, and payment of rent, freight, postage and miscellaneous items, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-three, two thousand six hundred and sixty-nine dollars and fifty-two cents; in all two thousand seven hundred and sixty-five dollars and thirty-eight cents; and for salaries of interpreters to consulates in China, Japan, and Siam, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-four, eight hundred and thirty-eight dollars and seventy eight cents.
That the Secretary of State be, and he is bereby, authorized to rent, Buildings for lofurnish, and keep suitable buildings, with grounds appurtenant, at gation at Peking. Peking, for the use of the legation in China, at an annual cost not exceeding five thousand dollars ; that the period of such lease shall be for two or more years, and with renewals, as the Secretary of State sball determine; and that the sun of fire thonsand dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, therefor.
From the unexpended balance of the appropriation made in chapter Little, Brown & three hundred and twenty-eight of the acts of the first session of the Co. Forty-third Congress, for the publication of the laws of Congress in newspaper and pamphlet form an amount not exceeding six thousand 1874, c. 328, ante, dollars is hereby appropriated to pay the balance justly due to Little, p. 90. Brown and Company, of Boston, and to secure to the Government tho ownership and possession of the stereotype-plates of such laws now owned by said Little and Brown.
The Clerk of the House of Representatives is authorized to send, until Public docuthe first day of December, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, such pub- ments to governlic documents as are are prescribed by law to be sent to the governors ors. of States and Territories under bis written frank free of charge through the mails. To enable the Secretary of State to settle the adjusted accounts of
Oscar Malmros, Oscar Malmros, consul at Pictou, one thousand nine hundred and fifty c. Dunn, and C.H. dollars and forty-five cents, being for the fiscal year eighteen hundred Royce. and seventy-two; and C. Dunn, consul at Hakodadi, two hundred and sixty-seven dollars and ninety-nine cents, being for the same year; and C. H. Royce, consul at Prague, sixty-eight dollars and eighty-six cents, being for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-three ; in all two thousand two hundred and eighty-seven dollars and thirty cents.
To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to effect a transfer of accounts, involving no appropriation, out of the Treasury, namely: .
For compensation to designated depositaries for receiving, safely Compensation to keeping, and paying out public moneys for the fiscal year eighteen designated deposihundred and seventy one and prior years, two thousand three hundred taries. and forty two dollars and nine cents.
Contingent ex For contingent expenses under the act for the collection, safe-keeping, penses for collec- transfer and disbursement of public moneys for the fiscal year eighteen tion, &c., of public
hundred and seventy-four, eight thousand seven hundred and forty dol. money.
lars and sixty-four cents.
Dakota : Stations Territory of Dakota : For amount due J. M. W. Jones for stationery cry.
- for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, one hundred and
thirty five dollars and seventy five cents. Wyoming: Sta. Territory of Wyoming: For amount due J. M. W. Jones for stationery tionery.
for fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy one and prior years, six
hundred and seventy-seven dollars and sixty one cents. Mexico: Print
Territory of New Mexico: For amount due Manderfield and Tucker for printing in the English and Spanish languages the laws, journals, bills, &c, for the twenty first session of the legislative assembly, as per letter of the First Comptroller of the Treasury, being a deficiency for the fiscal year, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, four thousand three hun
dred and seventy-eight dollars and twenty-four cents. Washington: Territory of Washington: For amount ascertained to be due and Printing
unpaid for printing done and executed for the legislative assembly, as per letter of the First Comptroller of the Treasury, being a deficiency for the fiscal year, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and prior years,
six thousand four hundred and fifty-one dollars and forty-six cents. Idaho: Printing To pay Milton Kelly balance due for printing laws and journals of the
of the seventh session of the legislative assembly of Idaho Territory,
fire bundred and thirty-eight dollars and ninetr-three cents. Wyoming: Sta. For legislative expenses of Wyoming Territory, namely: For station. tionery, rent, &c.
ery, rent, fuel, lights and furniture, one thousand dollars, for inci. dentals of secretary's office, seven hundred and ten dollars, in all one thousand seven hundred and ten dollars
MINTS AND ASSAY OFFICES.
Loss on unparted United States mint at Denver: To repay the United States assistant gold-bar.
treasurer at Philadelphia for loss on coinage of one unparted gold bar, received from the assayer of the mint at Denver, for the fiscal year
eighteen bundred and seventy-four, one dollar and thirty-seven cents.' Freight on bul. For freight on bullion and coins for the fiscal year eighteen hundred Jion and coins. and seventy-four, five hundred and thirty-tbree dollars and sixteen cents.
Philadelphia United States mint at Philadelphia : For improving facilities for water mint.
supply by artesian well, ten thousand dollars.
For transportation on bullion and trade dollars for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and serenty-four, seren hundred and seventy three
dollars and seventy cents. San Francisco United States mint at San Francisco: For wages of workmen and
adjusters, being for fiscal year, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, thirty. seven thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses, being for the same year, nineteen thousand
dollars. Carson miut. United States mint at Carson : For wages of workmen and adjusters,
· being for fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-five, sixteen thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses, being for fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-four, four thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-five, seventy-nine thousand dollars.
For wastage on refining of silver during tbe fiscal year, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, eight hundred and four dollars and seven
cents. New York assay. Assay Office at New York: For wages of workmen, being for fiscal office.
year, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, ten thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses, being for the same year, ten thousand dollars.
Assay office at Boise City, Idaho: For fuel, crucibles, chemicals, Boise City assay lights, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-four, one hun: office. dred and seventy seven dollars, and fifty cents.
For repairs of sidewalk on Fifteenth street, opposite the Treasury Repairs of sideBuilding, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior walk on Fifteenthi
street. years, a transfer on the books of the Treasury is hereby authorized of stre fiftcen dollars and sixty seven cents.
For furniture and repairs of same for the Treasury Department for Furniture for the fiscal year eighteen bundred and seventy-one and prior years, a Treasury Departtransfer on the books of the Treasury is hereby authorized of forty-two men dollars and eighty-seven cents.
For stationery for the Treasury Department and its several bureaus, Stationery for for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-four, one hundred and Treasury Depart
ment. serenty-six dollars and thirty cents.
For amount due James S. Dean for supplies, furnished supply steamer James S. Dean. Fern, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-three, one hun. dred dollars.
For amount due for publishing advertisement for proposals for fur- Advertising for nishing rations for revenue vessels, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred rations for revenue
vesels. and seventy-one, sixteen dollars.
For transportation of United States securities prior to June thirtieth, Transportation eighteen hundred and seventy-four, as per certificate of the accounting of U. S. securities. officers of the Treasury, twenty thousand five hundred and fifty-nine dollars and seven cents.
For amount due National Bank Note Company, as per certificate of National Bankthe First Comptroller of the Treasury, for the fiscal year eighteen bun. Note Company. dred and seventy three, one thousand five hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.
For payment of forty two dollars and forty-two cents, amount certi John B. Eugene. fied to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department to John B. Eugene late lieutenant of the Forty-third regiment, Wiscon. sin Infantry.
For amount due Adams' Express Company, as per certificate of the Adams' Express First Comptroller of the Treasury, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred Company. and seventy-four, one thousand three hundred and seven dollars and forty cents.
For paper, engraving, printing, express charges, and other expenses Expenses of issuof making and issuing the national currency, for the fiscal year eighteen ing national curhundred and seventy-five, two hundred and sixteen thousand dollars. rency.
To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to adjust the account of the Dies, paper, and expenditure" for dies, paper, and stamps for the Internal Revenue stamps for InterDepartment", for the fiscal year ending June thirtietb, eighteen hun. Dal-Revenue Dedred and seventy-four a transfer on the books of the Treasury of such par sum as may be necessary is hereby authorized : Provided, That the Proviso. same shall not involve any actual expenditure of money from the Treasury :
To enable the Clerk of the House to pay Frank Morey the amount given Frank Morey. him by Resolution of the House of Representatives of the Forty-first Congress, June second, eighteen hundred and seventy, for expenses as contestant in Forty-first Congress, three thousand dollars.
To enable the Attorney General to pay to the administrator of A. F. Administrator of Reynolds, late of Woodford county Illinois, the amount due under the A. F. Reynolds. award of the district court for the Northern district of the State of Illinois, the sum of one thousand two hundred and eighty-two dollars and thirty-five cents.
To pay F. H. Johnson, Thomas S. Burr, John A. Hurley, and George F. H. Johnson, T. T. Howard for eighty-five days each attendance upon the Joint Select S. Burr, John A.
Hurley, George T. Committee to investigate the affairs of the 'District of Columbia, in Howard.
charge of valuable papers, one bundred and twenty dollars each. W.D. Mims. To pay W. D. Mims for witness fees for attendance upon Congressional
Committee of Elections in Louisiana, fifteenth of December, eighteen
hundred and sixty-nine, one hundred and eleven dollars. R. A. Connolly. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to pay R. A. Connolly
not exceeding fourteen hundred and sixty dollars, the amount of a draft drawn by Major Houston, United States Engineers, in charge of harbor improvements at Chicago, upon the United States Depositary at Chicago, October second, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, which was burned in the “Chicago Fire”, October ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy. opeupon satisfactory proof being furnished him that said draft was burned
and destroyed, and had not been paid. Morgan Rawls. To pay Morgan Rawls contestee expenses, case of Sloan vs. Rawls,
First district of Georgia, one thousand five hundred dollars. Jno.P.C.Sbanks. To pay John P. C. Shanks, contestant expenses, case of Sbanks vs.
Neff, Ninth district of Indiana, one thousand and forty dollars. George Q. Can- To pay George Q. Cannon, contestee expenses, case of Maxwell vs.
Cannon, delegate from Utah, seven hundred and fitty dollars. George R. Max- To pay George R. Maxwell, contestant expenses, case of Maxwell vs. well.
Cannon, delegate from Utah, seven hundred and fifty dollars. George A. Sheri. To pay George A. Sheridan, contestant, expenses case of Sheridan dan.
v's. Pinchback, at Large from Louisiana, one thousand seven hundred
and thirty-five dollars. Effingham Law. To pay Effingbam Lawrence, contestant expenses, case of Lawrence
vs. Sypher, First district of Louisiana, two thousand dollars: Provided, That no person who shall hereafter be seated by this House shall have any benefit of this appropriation.
Court-house, &c., For the completion of the following public buildings: For the courtat Omaha. e house and post office at Omaba, Nebraska, ten thousand dollars; post Court-bouse, &c.,
&C., office and court house at Indianapolis, Indiana, twelve thousand dollars. at Indianapolis.
Custon-house at For the completion of the custom house and post office building at Portland, Oregon. Portland Oregon, as per, deticiency estimate of Supervising Architect
of the Treasury, forty thousand dollars. Furnishing cus- For furniture, fixtures, carpets, and furnishing of the following new, tom-houses at Mil- or newly dewly repaired public buildings, namely; custom house at Milwa ukee, Boston, waukee, Wisconsin; custom house at Boston, Massachusetts; and custom Toledo.
liouse at Toledo, Ohio, forty thousand dollars; and from the unexpended balance of appropriation for additional site and extension of the post office building in Boston, there may be expended a sum not exceeding
fifty-nine thousand three hundred and forty-four dollars and two cents. Repairs of old For repairs and fitting up the old mint building for Government offices mint - building at at San Francisco, thirty thousand dollars. San Francisco
Lot in Columbia, For purchase of lot of land in the City of Columbia, South Carolina, S.C.
next adjoining United States court house lot and to extend the same,
five thousand dollars Furniture for For furniture for United States court house and post office, at Columcourt-house at Co- bia South Carolina, twenty-five thousand dollars. lumbia, S. C.
Repairs of cus- For repairing damage (caused by fire) to the building for custom tom-house at New- house and post office in Newport, Rhode Island, seven thousand four port, R. I. hundred and nineteen dollars and forty-three cents.
Public store at For the erection of a building for storage and other purposes conNewport, R. I. nected with the custoin house at Newport, Rhode Island, three tbou
sand seven hundred and twelve dollars and fifty cents. Vaults, safes, &c. For vaults safes, and locks in public buildings, five thousand dollars.
Fuel, lights, &c.. For fuel, lights and water for public buildings, being for the fiscal for public build- year eighteen hundred and seventy-five, forty thousand three hundred
and thirteen dollars and twenty-six cents; and the unexpended balance