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ters of said cities severally, and the powers of said Levy City charters couCourt, shall be continued for the following purposes, to purposes.

tinued for certain

wit:

For the collection of all sums of money due to said cities respectively, or to said Levy Court;

For the enforcement of all contracts made by said cities. respectively, or by said Levy Court, and all taxes, heretofore assessed, remaining unpaid;

For the collection of all just claims against said cities respectively, or against said Levy Court;

For the enforcement of all legal contracts against said cities respectively, or against said Levy Court, until the affairs of said cities respectively, and of said Levy Court, shall have been fully closed;

No suits pending in which said cities

And no suit in favor of or against said corporatious, or either of them, shall abate, by reason of the passage of are party to abate by this act, but the same shall be prosecuted to final judgment as if this act had not been passed.

reason thereof.

(General Clause 75.)

SEC. 41. And be it further enacted, That there shall be no election holden for mayor or members of the Common Council of the city of Georgetown prior to the first day of June, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, but the present mayor and Common Council of said city shall hold their offices until said first day of June next.

(General Clause 76.)

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No taxes for general purposes shall hereafter be assessed Municipal authorby the municipal authorities of the cities of Washington or Georgetown, or by said Levy Court.

ities to assess more taxes.

(General Clause 77.)

And upon the repeal of the charters of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, the District of Columbia be, and is hereby, declared to be the successor of said corporations, and all the property of said corporations, and of the county of Washington, shall become vested in the said District of Columbia, and all fines, penalties, costs, and forfeitures, which are now by law made payable to

No election to be had in Georgetown

till June 1, 1871, and

present mayor and

Common Council to

hold over till then.

After 1st of June, 1871. District of Ca.

lumbia to be the successor of Wash

ington and Georgetown, and to assume

their liabilities.

said cities respectively, or said Levy Court, shall be paid

police court, deputy

marshal; their sala

Judge and clerk of to said District of Columbia, and the salaries of the judge clerk, bailit, and and clerk of the police court, the compensation of the ries to be paid by deputy clerk and bailiffs of said police court, and of the marshal of the District of Columbia shall be paid by said District: Provided, That the moneys collected upon the

the

judgments of said police court, or so much thereof as may Disposal of surplus be necessary, shall be applied to the payment of the sala

remaining.

ries of the judge and other officers of said court, and to
the payment of the necessary expenses thereof, and any
surplus remaining after paying the salaries, compensation,
and expenses aforesaid, shall be paid into the treasury of
the District at the end of every quarter.
Approved February 21, 1871.

A true copy:.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
Washington, March 6, 1871.

R. S. CHEW, Chief Clerk.

ACTS OF CONGRESS

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,

Passed since the organization of the District Government.

APPROPRIATIONS.

An Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes.

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For rent and fitting up of rooms for the use of the Pension Office and for the Bureau of Education, sixteen thousand dollars.

AFFECTING THE

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For casual repairs of the department building, ten thousand dollars.

For

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and repairs of the heating $18,200 for heating apparatus, eighteen thousand two hundred dollars.

apparatus.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

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For labor on experimental garden, &c., ten thousand $10,000 for labor, dollars.

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&c., on experimental garden, Department of Agriculture

May 8, 1872.

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$16,000 appropri

ated for rent and

repairs of Pension

Office and Bureau of
Education.

$10,000 for casual repairs of department building.

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$27,689 appropri

ated to pay the sala

ries of the Govern

or, Secretary, mem

bers of the Council,

members of the Public

For salary of the Governor, three thousand dollars; for salary of the Secretary, two thousand dollars; for pay of the members of the Council, two thousand eight hundred and eighty dollars; for salaries of the members of the Board of Works, and memBoard of Public Works, ten thousand dollars; for sala-bers of the Board of ries of the members of the Board of Health, at two thou- trict of Columbia. sand dollars each, ten thousand dollars: Provided, That no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be paid to any member of such boards who shall hold any other federal office.

Health of the Dis.

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May 18, 1872.

$12.192 56, to pay salaries of Board of Health,

An Act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, anl for former years, and for other purposes.

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$19,840 for heating apparatus of Treasury building.

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

$3,851 14 appropri

To pay the Governor, Secretary, and three members of

ated to pay salaries

of Governor, Secre- the Board of Public Works of the District of Columbia tary, and three

of Public of

District of Colum

bia.

members of Board such sums as may be due them for salaries from the date of their commissions to the first of July, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, three thousand eight hundred and fifty-one dollars and fourteen cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary. To pay the members of the Board of Health from the date of their appointment to the first of July, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, at two thousand dollars each per annum, twelve thousand one hundred and ninety-two dollars and fifty-six cents, or so much thereof as may be

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necessary.

$2,880, to pay salaries of President

For compensation to the President and members of the

and members of the Council of the District of Columbia, for the session com

Council.

mencing on the eighth of November, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, two thousand eight hundred and eighty dollars.

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For continuing the work on the new State Department

$200,000 for continuing work

on

new State Depart building during the balance of the present fiscal year, two

ment building.

hundred thousand dollars.

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PUBLIC BUILDINGS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.

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For re-arranging the heating-apparatus of the Treasury

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nineteen thousand eight

building, *
hundred and forty dollars.

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MISCELLANEOUS.

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$5,789 82 for grading, &c., at intersec

tion of Vermont and Vermont and Massachusetts avenues,

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For grading and paving circle at the intersection of

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five thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine dollars and eighty-two cents.

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For repairs on the Executive Mansion, ten thousand three hundred and forty-five dollars.

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$25.219 25 for grading, &c., of Execu

For the Executive avenue and adjacent grounds recently inclosed, for grading, paving, and otherwise com- tive avenue and adpleting the work,

jacent grounds.

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twenty-five thou

sand two hundred and nineteen dollars and twenty-five

cents.

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PUBLIC WORKS.

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$10,557 78 to rePension

fund of

To reimburse the contingent fund of the Pension Office imburse contingent for expenses incurred in removing the papers and files of office. said office to the Seaton House, and in refitting rooms in said building, the sum of ten thousand five hundred and fifty-seven dollars and seventy-eight cents.

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For repairs of buildings of said institute, * three thousand five hundred dollars.

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Columbia Institute for the Deaf and Dumb-For fur- $6,000 for furnishnishing and fitting up the buildings of the institution, six

ing and fitting up

buildings for Co

lumbia Institue for Deaf and Dumb.

thousand dollars.

CAPITOL EXTENSION.

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To commence the proper fitting up, in a fire-proof manner, of the vacant apartments in the Smithsonian Institution building, * five thousand dollars.

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For the repair and improvement of the Congressional $3,000 for repairs, Cemetery three thousand dollars.

&c., of Congressional Cemetery.

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$10,345 for repairs on Executive Mansion.

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For additional lamps and service-pipe in the east and west parks, Capitol grounds, four thousand dollars.

$3,500 for repairs of buildings.

$5,000 for fireproof apartments.

For the purpose of buying and putting in place a new boiler, water-tank, and steam-pump in the south wing of boiler, &c., for south the Capitol, ten thousand dollars.

$10,000 for new wing of Capitol.

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$1,000 for lamps, &c.,Capitol grounds.

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