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Transportation To enable the Postmaster-General to adjust and pay the compensa

3 on rail- tion for the transportation of mails on railroad routes, according to the roads.

provisions of "An act making appropriations for the service of the Post

Office Department for the year ending June thirtietb, eighteen bundred 1873, c. 231, v. 17, and seventy-four", approved March third, eighteen lundred and seventyp. 556.'

three, he is hereby authorized and empowered to use for this purpose so much as may be necessary of the unexpended balance of the amount appropriated for deficiencies in the revenues of the postal service for the

fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. Salaries of post- SECTION 3. That to enable the Postmaster-General to carry out, so masters.

far as certain fourth class offices are concerned, that provision of section 1872, c. 335, s. 84, eighty-four of the act approved June eighth, eighteen hundred and serv. 17, p. 295. enty two, entitled "an act to revise, consolidate and amend the statutes R.S., 3856, p. 758. relating to the Post-Office Department” which provides for the retro.

active adjustment of the salaries of postmasters when there is an extraordinary increase in the revenues, he is hereby authorized and empow. ered to use for this purpose the sum of three hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the unexpended balances of the amounts appropriated for the deficiencies in the revenues of the postal service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hun.

dred and seventy-four. Re-appropriation SECTION 4. That the following balances of appropriations carried to of amounts carried the surplus fund under the provisions of the fifth section of the act ap. to surplus fund.

proved June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, being required to complete the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventytwo and prior years, are hereby continued and rendered available for such purpose, namely: The Postmaster General is hereby authorized to make such transfers in the accounts of his Department for the current fiscal year as may be necessary by reason of the change of the post offices in the newly annexed part of the city of New York to stations of the New York city post-office.

STATE DEPARTMENT.

Seamen in for- For relief and protection of American seamen in foreign countries, eign countries.

being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventyone, one hundred and twenty-two dollars.

For relief and protection of American seamen in foreign countries, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy

two, thirty-three dollars and eighty-four cents. Consular officers, For salaries of consuls-general, consuls, vice-consuls, commercial agents, &c.

consular clerks, including loss by exchange, being for the service of the fiscal year, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, nine hundred and seventy

eight dollars and ninety-seven cents. Stationery, rent, For stationery, book cases, arms of the United States, seals, presses, &c.

flags, rent, postage, freight, and miscellaneous expenses, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one, one hundred dollars.

For stationery, book cases, arms of the United States, seals, presses, flags, rent, postage, freight, and miscellaneous expenses, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, three hundred and sixty-one dollars and ninety-six cents.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

Internal revenue To pay to internal revenue collectors, assessors, and other internal officers and service.

revenue officers, their salaries, commissions, and expenses allowed by law, as have been or may be ascertained and certified by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department; and to pay such further allowances as have been or may be granted to such collectors and assessors by the Secretary of the Treasury, in lieu of such salaries and commissions; and to pay miscellaneous expenses of carrying into effect the various provisions of the several acts providing for internal revenues, being for the service of the ten years ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, two hundred thousand dollars.

That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department be, E. Boyd Pendleand they are hereby, authorized and directed, in the settlement of the ton. accounts of E. Boyd Pendleton, late collector of the fifth district of Virginia, to audit and allow such amounts as are shown to have been stolen or embezzled by bis late deputy collector, R. W. Hobson; it first being proved, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury, that such embezzlements or larceny did not occur through any fault or neg. ligence of said Pendleton: Provided, That in case any of the money so stolen or embezzled shall hereafter be recovered, the same shall inure to the United States.

To pay such claims for services rendered and expenses incurred in Prosecution of detecting and bringing to trial and punishment persons guilty of violat- internal-revenuo ing inter-revenue laws, or conniving at the same, as have been or may offenses. be allowed and certified by the proper officers of the Treasury Department, as provided by law, being for the service of the five years ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, twenty-thousand dollars.

That the provisions contained in the act approved March third, eight. Compensation for een hundred and sixty-pine, entitled "an act making appropriations to disbursing money supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the Govern. for public buildment for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and "S sixty-nine, and for other purposes”, limiting the compensation to be

i 1869, c. 123, v. 15,

• p. 312. allowed for the disbursement of moneys appropriated for the construc

R. S., 3654, 2, 723. tion of any public building was intended and shall be deemed and held to limit the compensation to be allowed to any disbursing officer who disburses moneys appropriated for and expended in the construction of any public building as aforesaid to three-eighths of one per centum for said services

WAR DEPARTMENT.

To pay claims of officers and enlisted men of the Regular Army for Back pay, Army. back pay that may be due them ou pay rolls, final accounts, and Treasury certificates, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and prior years, twenty-three thousand seven hundred and eleven dollars and seventy-five cents

To pay claims of officers and enlisted men of the Regular Army for back pay that may be due them on pay rolls, final accounts, and Treasury certificates, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, twenty-five thousand and ninety-five dollars and ninety-five cents. To pay claims of officers and enlisted men of the volunteer service, or

e volunteer service, or Back pay, voluntheir heirs and assigns, for arrears of pay or balances that may be cer- teers. tified to be due to them by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department, being for the service of the tiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, five hundred and ninety-seven thousand four hundred and twenty-eight dollars and forty cents.

To pay claims of officers and enlisted men of the volunteer service, or Bounty, voluntheir heirs and assigns, for arrears of bounty that may be certified to teers. be due them by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventyone and prior years, five bundredi and thirty-four thousand one hundred and forty-seven dollars and twenty-three cents.

For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers Subsistence. Arof the Treasury Department for subsistence stores of the Army, being my. for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, fourteen thousand one hundred and fifty dollars and seventyone cents.

Superintendent For pay of superintendent of building occupied by Subsistence of Subsistence De- Department at number seventeen, Madison Place, Washingtou city, partment building. two hundred and fifty dollars.

Subsistence, Ar. For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers my.

of the Treasury Department for subsistence stores of the Army, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred seventy-two, ten

dollars. Clothing, Army. For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers

of the Treasury Department for clothing of the Army, being for the serv. ice of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, two hundred and forty-one dollars and twenty-nine cents.

For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department for clothing of the Army, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, one thou

sand dollars. Transportati o 11, For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers Army.

of the Treasury Department for transportation of the Army, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, eighty-nine thousand nine hundred and seventy-one dollars and six cents.

For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department for transportation of the Army, being for tbe service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, forty.

eight thousand seven hundred and eight dollars and two cents. Regular supplies, For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers Army:

of the Treasury Department for regular supplies of the Army, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one aud prior years, sixty-one thousand pine hundred and seven dollars and one cent.

For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department for regular supplies of the Army, being for the service of the tiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, eight

hundred and thirty-five dollars and seventeen cents. Incidental expen- For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers ses, Army. of the Treasury Department for incidental expenses of the Army, being

for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, five thousand six hundred and twenty-five dollars and eight cents.

For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department for incidental expenses of the Army, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, three thousand eight hundred and eighty-two dollars and twenty cents.

For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers Hiro of quarters. of the Treasury Department for rent or hire of quarters for troops,

and for officers on military duty, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, seventy-seven thousand six hundred and forty-three dollars and fifty-eight cents.

For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department for rent or hire of quarters for troops, and for officers on military duty, being for the service of the fiscal year eightten hundred and seventy-two, nine hundred and forty-eight dollars and

eighty-eight cents. Ilorses, cavalry For payment of amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers and artillery.

of the Treasury Department for purchase of horses for the cavalry and artillery, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, twenty-seven thousand six hundred and

sixty-eight dollars. Stoves, Aimy.

For payment of amount certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department for stoves furnished for the Army being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, fiftcen dollars.

To settle the claims of volunteers for pay while serving in the Indian Claim of Oregon war of eighteen hundred and fifty-five and eighteen hundred and fifty- and Washington six, in Oregon and Washington Territories, as per certificate of the

volunteers. accounting officers of the Treasury Department, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, three thousand one hundred and ten dollars.

To settle the claims of volunteers for services rendered in the Indian war of eighteen hundred and fifty-five and eighteen bundred and fiftysix in Oregon and Washington Territories, as per certificate of the accounting officers of the Treasury Department, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, five thousand eight hundred and sixty-six dollars and seventy-four cents.

To settle claims certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Settlement of Treasury Department, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen claims. hundred and seventy-one and prior years, twelve dollars and sixty-five cents.

For contingencies of the Army certified to be due by the accounting Contingen cies, officers of the Treasury Department, being for the service of the fiscal Army. year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, one hundred and sixty dollars.

For payment of amount certitied to be due by the accounting officers Subsistence of of the Treasury Department for subsistence of officers of the Ariny, officers. being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy. one and prior years, one hundred and fifty four dollars and twenty cents.

For payment of amount certified to be due by the accounting officers Medical and hosof the Treasury Department for medical and hospital supplies, and inci. pital supplies. dental expenses of the medical department of the army, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy one and prior years, six hundred and ninety-nine dollars and ninety-two cents.

For payment of the amount certified to be due by the accounting officers Expenses at arof the Treasury Department, for current expenses at arsenals, being for senals. the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one, thirtyfour dollars and twelve cents.

For payment of amount certified to be due by the accounting officers Ordvance, ordof the Treasury Department for ordnance, ordnance stores, and supplies, Dance stores. being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventytwo, sixty three dollars and eighty-eight cents.

For payment of amounts certified by the accounting officers of the Freedmen and Treasury Department, to be due for the support of freedmeu and refu. refugees. gees, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and prior years, forty-nine dollars and sixty-six cents

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT. For payment of amount due Louis Dupleix for rent of room in which Louis Dupleix. tbe archives of the land office at Natchitoches, Louisiana, were kept for safe-keeping, from November first, eighteen hundred and sixty eight to April sixteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-one inclusive, at the rate of twenty dollars per month, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one and prior years, five hundred and ninety dollars and sixty-six cents.

For the purpose of closing the accounts of certain receivers of public Recoivers of moneys acting as disbursing agents in the several States and Territories, public monoy, actas per letter of the First Comptroller of the Treasury, being for the sery. vents.

? ing as disbursing ice of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one, four thousand and five hundred dollars.

For the purpose of closing the accounts of certain receivers of public moneys acting as disbursing agents in the several States and Territories, as per letter of the First Comptroller of the Treasury, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, one thousand and five hundred dollars.

For salaries and commissions of registers and receivers of United Registers and States land-offices, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, receivers, four thousand dollars.

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And to enable the accounting officers of the Government to settle the accounts of certain registers and receivers of the United States landoffices, a transfer (not involving any appropriation of money out of the Treasury) of a sufficient sum, not exceeding ten thousand dollars, is hereby authorized.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

Claims forex For payment of unsettled claims now pending before the Department penses of courts. for defraying expenses of United States courts, being for the service of

the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy one, and prior years, twenty

thousand dollars. Buildings at San And the appropriation of one hundred thousand dollars “ for the conAntonio.

struction of depot-buildings including shops, offices, and commissary 1873, c. 227, v. 17, and quartermasters store-rooms at San Antonio, Texas," made by Act p. 525.

of March third eighteen hundred and seventy three, is hereby contin

ued and rendered available for the purpose originally intended. Use of appropri- SEC. 5. That whenever it may be necessary in the settlement of the

to accounts of disbursing officers of the Government for expenditures surplus fund, in settlement of dis. already made in pursuance of law, to use appropriations carried to the bursing accounts, surplus fund under section five of the act of June twentieth, eighteen

1874, c. 328, ante, hundred and seventy-four the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby aup. 110.

thorized to make the necessary entries on the books of the Department Proviso. to effect such settlements, Provided, That such entries shall not involve

the expenditure of any moneys from the Treasury. Balance clue Fran- SEC. 6. That the Secretary of the Treasury, through the proper ac. cis M. Lamper, ap: counting officers, be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to apply plied; checks of Roger S. Greene.

the balances of two hundred and sixty-seven dollars and two cents, and one hundred and eighty-two dollars and forty-nine cents, now standing to the credit of Francis M. Lamper late receiver of public moneys and disbursing agent, respectively, on the books of the Treasury Department, in partial payment to the legal holders thereof of certain checks, amounting to the sum of five hundred and sixty-two dollars and seventy-nine cents, drawn by Roger S. Greene, judge of the second judicial district, Washington Territory, on the First National Bank of Portland, Oregon, against a deposit made with the said Francis M. Lamper, late United States depositary at Olympia, Washington Territory, May eleventb, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, to the credit and subject to the order of the court, and which said Lamper was supposed to have transferred to the First National Bank of Portland at the time of the of the discoutinuance of the Olympia depositary, but failed to account for: and that the said balances of two hundred and sixty-seven dollars and two cents, and one hundred and eighty two dollars and forty-nine cents, due to the said Francis M. Lamper, as late receiver and disbursing agent, respectively, together with the additional suum of one hundred and thirteen dollars and twenty-eight cents required to cover the full amount of said checks, be paid the proper holders of said checks, out of any money in

the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. John G. Hosmer. To enable the Department of Justice to settle with and pay John G.

Hosmer, late sheriff of Cayuga County, New York, the disbursements and reward paid in the capture of the notorious counterfeiter, Tbomas

Ballard, three hundred and thirty-eight dollars. Commissioners to SEC. 7. That the Secretary of State is authorized to pay, out of any Vienna Exposition. balance now remaining unexpended, of the monies appropriated in joint

resolution approved February fourteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy 1873, Res. No. 3, three entitled “Joint Resolution to enable the people of the United v. 17, p. 637.

States to participate in the advantages of the International Exposition to be held at Vienna in eighteen hundred and seventy three” the sum of five hundred dollars to each of the fifteen commissioners, appointed under authority of said joint resolution, who, in addition to undertaking reports upon special subjects at said exposition, either served upon international juries or were detained in Vienna by reason of assisting in

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