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An Act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and for other purposes.

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$15,000 appropri

That the sum of fifteen thousand dollars be appropriated

ated for construc

tion of pneumatic for the purpose of constructing a pneumatic tube, operated

tube from Capitol to

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Government Print by hollow spheres or otherwise, from the Capitol along North Capitol street to the Government Printing Office.

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$15,000 for repairs of Treasury build

ing.

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Treasury Building, Washington, District of Columbia-For annual repairs and improvements, fifteen thou $9,000 for repairs sand dollars; for improvements and repairs of heating-apparatus, nine thousand dollars.

of heating-apparatus.

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For continuation of the construction of the building for tion of new State the Department of State, Washington, District of Co

$800,000 for continuing construc

Department build

ing.

lumbia, eight hundred thousand dollars; for the east wing $100,000 for east of the State, War, and Navy Departments, four hundred

wing of State, War,

and Navy Depart. thousand dollars.

ments.

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For the National Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home ors' Orphans' Home of the city of Washington, District of Columbia, fifteen of District of Co- thousand dollars.

$15,000 for National Soldiers' and Sail.

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lumbia.

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$10,000 for completion of hall required

for Government col- ment collections, ten thousand dollars.

lections.

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$3,000 for repairs, For custody and repairs of Government hospitals on

&c., of Government

hospitals on Judici- Judiciary square, three thousand dollars.

ary square.

CAPITOL EXTENSION.

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For care, support, and medical treatment of sixty tran

$12,000 for care and support of tran

sient paupers in the sient paupers, medical and surgical patients in some proper eity of Washington, medical institution in the city of Washington, under a contract to be formed with such institution, twelve thousand dollars.

made.

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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.

For preservation of the collection of the surveying

$15,000 for preservation of collections

at Smithsonian fa. and exploring expeditions of the Government, fifteen

stitution.

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thousand dollars.

For the completion of the hall required for the Govern

For finishing and repairing the work on the Capitol

$50,000 for repairs,

&c., on Capitol ex- extension, and for completing the flagging of the upper

tension.

terraces, fifty thousand dollars.

For annual repairs of the old portion of the Capitol $10,000 for repairs * ten thousand dollars. * building,

of old of Capitol building.

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For finishing and repairing the work on the new dome $1,000 for repairs, of the Capitol, four thousand dollars.

&c., on new

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For continuing the work of grading and filling and for

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planting the grounds around the Capitol, thirty-five thousand dollars.

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BOTANICAL GARDEN.

For reconstructing the eastern parallelogram of the $13.000 for improveconservatory in the Botanical Garden, thirteen thousand dollars.

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ments in Botanical Garden.

For additional heating-apparatus,

two thousand dollars.

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For extending the propagating-houses, four thousand five hundred dollars. For the construction of a sewer and trap across Third $500 for the purstreet, to convey the drainage of the Botanical Garden to the main sewer, five hundred dollars.

pose of

drainage.

for fencing

For continuing fence and erecting gateways on Third and gateways. street, seven thousand five hundred dollars.

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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.

ARMORIES AND ARSENALS.

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WASHINGTON AQUEDUCT.

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Washington Arsenal, Washington, District of Columbia-For coping for inclosing wall on northern front of Arsenal grounds, and for entrance-gates at the termination of Four-and-a-half street, three thousand dollars.

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BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS IN AND AROUND WASHINGTON.

Repairs, care, and improvement of public buildings, grounds, and works in the District of Columbia, under the direction of the chief engineer of the army, viz: * total, one hundred and eighty-two thousand dollars.

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For

total, one hundred

and seventy thousand five hundred and fifty-five dollars.

$35,000 for grading, filling, and planting grounds.

$1,500 for extending propagatinghouses.

$2,000 for heating

apparatus for the Libary of Congress.

$3.000 for improve

ments of Washing

ton Arsenal grounds

$182.000 for im

provements of pub

e buildings and

grounds, under di*rection of chief engineer of the ariny.

$170,555 for Washington Aqueduct.

$5,000 for pedestal for statue of General Winfield Scott.

$75,000 for repairs, &c., at navy-yard, Washington.

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No further strect railroads to be laid in Washington without the cousent of Congress.

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For pedestal for the equestrian statue of General Winfield Scott, authorized by act of July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, five thousand dollars.

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MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS.

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NAVY-YARDS.

GROUNDS.

For improvement of grounds, der Department of twenty-one thousand dollars.

$21,000 for improvement of grounds un

Agriculture.

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Navy-yard, Washington, District of Columbia-For repairs of all kinds, seventy-five thousand dollars.

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UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-BUILDINGS AND

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ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS IN FRONT OF
UNITED STATES PROPERTY.

$192,620 to defray To enable the Secretary of the Interior to pay only the

expenses of paving,

&c., in front of Uni- reasonable expenses heretofore incurred for paving road

ted States property.

in the District of Columbia.

way and curbing and paving sidewalks in front of the property of the United States in the District of Columbia, one hundred and ninety-two thousand six hundred and twenty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; Railroads prohib- and all railroads are hereby prohibited on the I street and K street fronts of Farragut, Scott, and Franklin squares; and no further street railroads shall be laid down in the city of Washington without the consent of Congress.

ited on certain sts.

PROPORTION PAYABLE BY UNITED STATES
FOR FILLING CANAL.

$58,365 appropriated to pay propor

To pay the Board of Public Works of the District of

tion of cost properly Columbia the proportion of the cost properly payable by

payable by

ted States for filling the United States Government for the filling of the canal

of canal, and for cost

of sewer along canal

States property.

from Seventh street west to Seventeenth street west, and of the cost of the intercepting sewer along the canal adjoining the property of the United States Government, said work being under the direction of the Board of Pub

lic Works, sixty-eight thousand three hundred and sixty-
five dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary: Pro-
viled, That all payments made under this and the preced- Proviso.
ing appropriation shall be made only upon vouchers ap-
proved by the officer in charge of the public buildings and
grounds of the District; and no portion of the money
herewith appropriated shall be used by the Board of Pub-
lie Works for any other purpose whatever than the pur-
pose that is named in the said two last paragraphs. And
the land made by the filling up of the said canal is hereby
declared to be the property of the United States. And
the said appropriations shall not be construed to create or
imply any obligation on the part of the United States in
any respect whatever in future.

METROPOLITAN POLICE.

For salaries and other necessary expenses of the Metropolitan Police for the District of Columbia, two hundred and seven thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars: Provided, That a further sum, amounting to one hundred and three thousand nine hundred and forty-five dollars, shall be paid to defray the expenses of the said Metropolitan Police force by the cities of Washington and Georgetown and the county of Washington.

For purchasing and setting four heating-boilers, six thousand dollars.

GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE.

$125,000 for sup

Hospi

For the support, clothing, medical, and moral treatment of the insane of the army and navy, revenue-cutter, and port of inmates of volunteer service, who may have become insane since their tal for the Insane. entry into the service of the United States, and of the indigent insane of the District of Columbia, in the Government Hospital for the Insane, including five hundred dollars for books, stationery, and incidental expenses, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.

For the erection, furnishing, and fitting up of an extension of the hospital sufficient to accommodate fifty-four up and extension of patients of the excited class, thirty-seven thousand eight hundred dollars.

$37,800 for fitting hospital building.

For the purchase, by the Secretary of the Interior, for the agricultural and economical use of the hospital, twenty

$207,890 appropri

ated to pay salaries,

&e of the Metrothe District of Co

politan Police for

lumbia.
Proviso.

$5,000 for purchas. ing heating-boilers.

$10,000 for pur

chase of land, &c.,

for use of hospital.

COLUMBIA INSTITUTION FOR THE DEAF AND DUMB.

$48,000 for support

of Columbia Institu

Dumb.

For the support of the institution, including salaries tion for the Deaf and and incidental expenses, the maintenance of the beneficiaries of the United States, and five hundred dollars for books and illustrative apparatus, forty-eight thousand dollars.

$6,000 for grading grounds, &c.

nine and forty one-hundredths acres of land and its appurtenances, including cost of survey, examination of title, and conveyance to the United States, ten thousand dol lars.

$70,000 for payments due on pur

To provide for payments due and unpaid on July first, chase of the estate eighteen hundred and seventy-two, on the purchase by

known as Kendall Green.

$5,000 for repairs of building.

For continuing the work on the inclosure, improvements and grading of the grounds of the institution, six thousand dollars.

COLUMBIA HOSPITAL FOR WOMEN AND LYING IN-ASYLUM.

$18,300 for support of Columbia Hospi

For the support of the Columbia Hospital for Women

tal for Women and and Lying-in-Asylum, over and above the probable amount

Lying-in-Asylum.

which will be received from pay-patients, eighteen thousand three hundred dollars.

$2,000 for repairs of out-buildings.

$25,000 for purchase of building

For purchase of the building now occupied by said hos

and grounds occupital, with forty thousand feet of ground, twenty-five

pied by said hospi

tal.

thousand dollars.

For alteration and repairs of said building, five thousand dollars.

June 10, 1872.

the institution of the estate known as Kendall Green, seventy thousand dollars.

For repairs to roof and out-buildings, alterations in wards, &c., two thousand dollars.

An Act appropriating ten thousand dollars for a statue of General John A.
Rawlins.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That $10,000 appropri- the sum of ten thousand dollars be, and is hereby, approlife-sized statue of priated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise

ated to procure a

Gen. John

lins, to be placed in appropriated, to procure a life-sized statue of General

John A. Rawlins, late Secretary of War, to be placed as a center-piece of a fountain in Franklin square, the design

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