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(ACT of May 15th, 1820.) Tennessee, through the Chickasaw nation, to intersect the Natchez road near the south end of the Chickasaw old town, agreeable to the survey and marked lines heretofore made by Messrs. Johnson and Dickson, commissioners appointed by the president of the United States, and that the opening of said road shall be under the direction of the secretary of war.

ACT of March 27, 1818. Pamphlet edit. 40. 10. Sec. 1. The sum of five thousand dollars, is hereby appropriated and payable out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of repairing, and keeping in repair, the road between Fort Hawkins, in the state of Georgia, and Fort Stoddart, in the Alabama territory.

11. Sec. 11. The sum of five thousand dollars, is hereby appropriated and payable out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of repairing, and keeping in repair, that part of the road leading from Columbia, in the state of Tennessee, by the Chocktaw agency, to Madisonville, in the state of Louisiana, which lies between the southern boundary of the state of Tennessee, and the Indian boundary line, near Zadock Brashears, in the state of Mississippi, which sums shall be expended under the direction of the secretary for the department

of war.

ACT of May 15, 1820. Pamphlet edit. 118. 12. Whereas, by the continuation of the Cumberland road from Wheeling, in the state of Virginia, through the states of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, the lands of the United States may become more valuable—The president of the United States, is hereby authorised to appoint three impartial and judicious persons, not being citizens of any of the states aforesaid, to be commissioners, and, in case of the death or resignation of any of them, to appoint other and like persons in their place, who shall have power carefully to examine the country between Wheeling in the state of Virginia, and a point on the left bank of the Mississippi river, to be chosen by said commissioners, between St. Louis, and the mouth of the Illinois river, and to lay out a road from Wheel. ing, aforesaid, to the point so to be chosen on the left bank of the river Mississippi; the said road to be on a straight line, or as nearly so as, having a due regard to the condition and situation of the ground and water courses over which the same shall be laid out, shall be deemed expedient and practicable. And said commissioners shall have power to employ able surveyors, chainbearers, and other necessary assistants, in laying out said road; and so much of the lands of the United States as may be included within the same, shall be, and is hereby, reserved and excepted from the sales of the public lands. The said road to be eighty feet wide, and designated by marked trees, stakes, or other conspicuous monuments, at the distance of every quarter of a mile, and at every angle of deviation from a straight line. And the said com

(ACT of February 27th, 1'495.) missioners shall cause to be made and delivered to the president of the United States, an accurate plan.

SALARIES AND COMPENSATIONS,

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Judges,

1, 3, 5 | Ministers and consuls, President and Vice President,

President of the Senate,
War and treasury departments, 4, 12, 14 Clerks,
Michigan territory,

5,6 Superintendants of armories, Marshals,

7, 10 Heads of departments, &c. [Vide, Index for particular officers.]

ACT of September 23, 1789. 2 Bioren, 55. 1. Sec. 1, 'There shall be allowed to the judges of the supreme and other courts of the United States, the yearly compensations hereinafter mentioned, to wit: to the chief justice four thousand dollars; to each of the justices of the supreme court three thousand five hundred dollars; to the judge of the district of Maine one thousand dollars: to the judge of the district of New Hampshire one thousand dollars; to the judge of the district of Massachusetts twelve hundred dollars; to the judge of the district of Connecticut one thousand dollars; to the judge of the district of New York fifteen hundred dollars; to the judge of the district of New Jersey one thousand dollars; to the judge of the district of Pennsylvania sixteen hundred dollars; to the judge of the district of Delaware eight hundred dollars; to the judge of the district of Maryland fifteen hundred dollars; to the judge of the district of Virginia eighteen hundred dollars; to the judge of the district of Kentucky one thousand dollars; to the judge of the district of South Carolina eighteen hundred dollars; to the judge of the district of Georgia fifteen hundred dollars; and to the attorney general of the United States fifteen hundred dollars; which compensation shall commence from their respective appointments, and be paid at the treasury of the United States in quarterly payments. (Altered as to those parts of the sec. in italics, see title JUDICIARY, and infra, 3.]

ACT of September 24, 1789. 2 Bioren, 56. 2. Sec. 1. There shall be allowed to the president of the United States, at the rate of twenty-five thousand dollars, with the use of the furniture and other effects, now in his possession, belonging to the United States; and to the vice president, at the rate of five thousand dollars per annum, in full compensation for their respective services, to commence with the time of their entering on the duties of their offices respectively, and to continue so long as they shall remain in office, and to be paid quarterly out of the treasury of the United States.

ACT of February 27, 1795. 2 Bioren, 479. 3. There shall be allowed to the judges of the districts of

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(ACT of February 25th, 1808.) Rhode Island and Delaware each two hundred dollars yearly, in addition to the compensation heretofore allowed to commence on the first day of the present year and to be paid at the treasury of the United States, in quarterly payments. [See title JUDICIARY.]

ACT of February 20, 1804. 3 Bioren, 569. An act continuing for a limited time, the salaries of the offices of government

therein mentioned. Sec. f. From and after the last day of December 1803, the following annual compensations, and no other, are hereby granted to the officers herein respectively enumerated, that is to say:

To the secretary of state five thousand dollars; to the secretary of the treasury five thousand dollars; to the secretary of war four thousand five hundred dollars; to the secretary of the navy four thousund five hundred dollars; to the attorney general three thousand dollars; to the comptroller of the treasury three thousand five hundred dollars; to the treasurer three thousand dollars; to the auditor of the treasury three thousand dollars; to the register of the treasury two thousand four hundred dollars; to the accountant of the war department two thousand dollars; to the accountant of the navy department two thousand dollars; to the postmaster general three thousand dollars, and to the assistant postmaster general three thousand dollars; which sums shall be respectively paid quarter yearly at the treasury of the United States.

Sec. 11. This act shall continue in force for three years, and from thence until the end of the next session of congress thereafter and no longer.

[Continued by act of January 27th, 1808, and by act of April 24th, 1812, also by act of April 27th, 1816, infra, 12. But altered as to those parts of the first sec, in italics, see infra, 12, 14.]

ACT of March 3, 1809. 4 Bioren, 99. 5. Sec. 1. Each of the judges of the Mississippi, Indiana, Michigan, and Louisiana, territories, appointed under the authority of the United States, shall be entitled to the annual sum of twelve hundred dollars.

ACT of December 5, 1807. 4 Bioren, 129. 6. Each of the secretaries of the Mississippi, Indiana, Louisiana, and Michigan territories, appointed under the authority of the United States, shall be entitled to the annual sum of one thou. sand dollars.

ACT of February 25, 1808. 4 Bioren, 144. 7. SEC. 1. From and after the last day of March next, there shall be paid, annually, to the marshal for the district of North Carolina, the sum of four hundred dollars; to the marshal for the district of New Jersey, the sum of two hundred dollars; in addi. (ACT of July 6th, 1812.) tion to the fees and emoluments heretofore allowed them by law. [See title JUDICIARY.]

ACT of May 1, 1800. 4 Bioren, 309. An act fixing the compensation of public ministers, and of consuls residing on

the coast of Barbary, and for other purposes. 8. Sec. 1. The president of the United States shall not allow to any minister plenipotentiary a greater sum than at the rate of nine thousand dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor to any charge des affaires, a greater sum than at the rate of four thousand five hundred dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses, nor to the secretary of any legation or embassy to any foreign country, or secretary of any minister plenipotentiary, a greater sum than at the rate of two thousand dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor to any consul who shall be appointed to reside at Algiers, a greater sum than at the rate of four thousand dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor to any other consul who shall be appointed to reside at any other of the states on the coast of Barbary, a greater sum than at the rate of two thousand dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor shall there be appointed more than one consul for any one of the said states: Provided, It shall be lawful for the president of the United States to allow to a minister plenipotentiary, or charge des affaires, on going from the United States to any foreign country, an outfit, which shall in no case exceed one year's full salary of such minister or charge des affaires; but no consul shall be allowed an outfit in any case whatever, any usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

Sec. 11. To entitle any charge des affaires, or secretary of any legation or embassy to any foreign country, or secretary of any minister plenipotentiary, to the compensensation hereinbefore provided, they shall, respectively, be appointed by the president of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the senate; but in the recess of the senate, the president is hereby authorised to make such appointments, which shall be submitted to the senate at the next session thereafter, for their advice and consent, and no compensation shall be allowed to any charge des af.

faires, or any of the secretaries hereinbefore described, who shall · not be appointed as aforesaid: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize any appointment of a secretary to any charge des affaires, or to any consul residing on the Barbary coast, or to sanction any claim against the United States for expense incident to the same, any usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

ACT of July 6, 1812. 4 Bioren, 472. 9. Sec. 1. The president pro tempore of the senate, who has acted, or may hereafter act, as such when the office of vice presi

(ACT of February 20th, 1819.) dent shall be vacant, shall receive, during the period of his services, the same compensation as is allowed by law to the speaker of the house of representatives,

ACT of April 18, 1814. 4 Bioren, 700. 10. Sec. I. From and after the first day of June next there shall not be allowed or paid to either the marshal or attorney of the districts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, the southern districts of New York, or Pennsylvania, nor to the clerk of the district and circuit court of the United States, in either of the said districts, any daily compensation for attending on the said courts, and the clerks of the district and circuit courts of the United States shall be entitled to one-half of one per centum, and no more, on money deposited in court, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

ACT of April 18, 1814. 11. Sec. 1. There shall be allowed to the principal clerk in each of the offices of the secretary of the senate, the clerk of the house of representatives one thousand five hundred dollars, and to each of the engrossing clerks, employed in said offices, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars per annum, to be paid quarter yearly.

ACT of April 27, 1816. Pamphlet edit. 95. 12. Sec. 1. The annual compensations of the different officers enumerated in the act passed the twentieth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and four, entitled “ An act continuing, for a limited time, the salaries of the officers of government therein mentioned,” shall be continued, as if the said act had not expired, or contained any provision for limiting its continuance.

ACT of April 29, 1816. 13. In addition to the pay and rations, as at present fixed, of the superintendents of the manufactories of arms, at Springfield and Harper's Ferry, they shall receive thirty dollars per month, and one ration per day.

ACT of April 30, 1816. Pamphlet edit. 136. 14. There shall be allowed and paid to the register of the treasury for his annual salary, from the first of January, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, the sum of three thousand dollars.

ACT of February 20, 1819. Pamphlet edit, 23. 15. Sec. 1. Instead of the salaries now allowed by law to the following officers, there shall be paid to them, quarterly, the tollowing annual salaries respectively; that is to say: to the secretary of state, six thousand dollars; to the secretary of the treasury, six thousand dollars; to the secretary of war, six thousand dollars; to the secretary of the navy, six thousand dollars; to the attorney general, three thousand five hundred dollars; to the postmaster

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