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sor shall be appointed and qualified, unless sooner appropriations, nor beyond the sums thus appro- cuit courts established by this act as aforesaid: removed by the President, and who shall execute priated for such objects.
Provided, That no right of action whatever shall all processes issuing from the said courts when Sec. 12. And be il further enacted, That the laws
accrue against any person for any act done in purexercising their jurisdiction as circuit and district now in force in said Territory of Washington by suance of any law heretofore passed by the legislacourts of the United States; he shall perform the virtue of the legislation of Congress in reference tive assembly of the Territory of Oregon, and duties, be subject to the same regulation and pen- to the Territory of Oregon, which have been enact
which may be declared contrary to the Constitualties, and be entitled to the same fees, as are pro- ed and passed subsequent to the first day of Sep- tion or laws of the United States. vided by law for the marshal of the Territory of tember, eighteen hundred and forty-eighi, applica- Sec. 16. And be it further enacted, That all jusOregon, and shall, in addition, be paid the sum ofble to the said Territory of Washington, together tices of the peace, constables, sheriffs, and other two hundred dollars annually as a compensation with the legislative enactments of the Territory of judicial and ministerial officers, who shall be in for extra services.
Oregon, enacted and passed prior to the passage office within the limits of said Territory of WashSec. 11. And be it further enacted, That the gov. of, and not inconsistent with, the provisions of this ington when this act shall take effect, shall be and ernor, secretary, chief justice, and associate jus- aci, and applicable to the said Territory of Wash- they are hereby authorized and required to continue tices, attorney, and marshal, shall be nominated, | ington, be and they are hereby, continued in force to exercise and perform the duties of their respecand, by and with the advice and consent of the in said Territory of Washington until they ahall tive offices, as officers of said Territory, until they Senate, appointed by the President of the United be repealed or amended by future legislation. or others shall be duly elected or appointed, and States. The governor and secretary to be ap- Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That the legis- qualified, to fill their places in the manner herein pointed as aforesaid shall, before they act as such, lative assembly of inc Territory of Washington directed, or until their offices shall be abolished. respectively take an oath or affirmation before the shall hold its first session at such time and place Sec. 17. And be it further enacted, That the sum district judge, or some justice of the peace in the in said Territory as the governor thereof shall ap- of five thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, limits of the said Territory duly authorized to ad- point and direct; and at said first session, or as minister oaths and affirmations by the laws in force soon thereafter as they shall deem expedient, the appropriated, out of any moneys
in the Treasury
not otherwise appropriated, to be expended, by therein, or before the chief justice or some asso- legislative assembly shall proceed to locate and and under the direction of the governor of Washciate justice of the Supreme Court of the United establish the seat of government for said Territory ington, in the purchase of a library, to be kept at States, to support the Constitution of the United at such place as they may deem eligible; which the seat of government for the use of the governor, States, and faithfully to discharge the duties of place, however, shall thereafter be subject to be legislative assembly, judges of the supreme court, their respective offices, which said oaths, when so changed by said legislative assembly. And the
secretary, marshal, and attorney of said Territory, taken, shall be certified by the person before whom sum of five thousand dollars, out of any money and such other persons and under such regulations the same shall have been taken; and such certifi. in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, is as shall be prescribed by law. cates shall be received and recorded by the said hereby appropriated and granted to said 'Territory Sec. 18. And be it further enacted, That, until secretary among the executive proceedings; and of Washington, to be there applied by the gov. otherwise provided for by law, the governor of said the chief justice and associate justices, and all other ernor to the erection of suitable buildings at the Territory may define the judicial districts of said civil officers in said Territory, before they act as seat of government.
Territory, and assign the judges who may be apsuch, shall take a like oath or affirmation before Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That a dele, pointed for said Territory to the several districts, the said governor or secretary, or some judge or gate to the House of Representatives of the United and also appoint the times and places for holding justice of the peace of the Territory who may be States, to serve for the term of two years, who courts in the several counties or subdivisions in duly commissioned and qualified, which said oath shall be a citizen of the United States, may be each of said judicial districts by proclamation, to or affirmation shall be certified and transmitted by elected by the voters qualified to elect members be issued by him; but the legislative assembly, at the person taking the same to the secretary, to be of the legislative assembly, who shall be entitled
their first or any subsequent session, may organby him recorded as aforesaid; and afterwards to the same rights and privileges as have been
ize, alter, or modify such judicial districts, and the like oath or affirmation shall be taken, certified heretofore exercised and enjoyed by the dele
assign the judges, and alter the times and places of and recorded in such manner and form as may be gates from the several other Territories of the Uni.
holding the courts, as to them shall seem expediprescribed by law. The governor shall receive an ted States to the House of Representatives; but
ent and proper. annual salary of fifteen hundred dollars as gov- the delegate first elected shall hold his seat only
Sec. 19. And be it further enacted, That all offiernor, and fifteen hundred dollars as superintend during the term of the Congress to which he shall
cers to be appointed by the President, by and with ent of Indian affairs. The chief justice and as- be elected. The first election shall be held at such
the advice and consent of the Senate, for the Tersociate justices shall each receive an annual salary time and places, and be conducted in such man
ritory of Washington, who by virtue of the proof two ihousand dollars. The Secretary shall re- ner, as the governor shall appoint and direct; of visions of any law of Congress now existing, or ceive an annual salary of fifteen hundred dollars. which, and the time, place, and manner of holding which may be enacted during the present session The said salaries shall be paid quarter-yearly, such elections, he shall give at least sixty days'
of Congress, are required to give security for from the dates of the respeciive appointments, al notice by proclamation; and at all subsequent elec.
moneys that may be intrusted with them for disthe Treasury of the United States; but no such pay- i tions the time, places, and manner of holding the
bursement, shall give such security at such time ment shall be made until said officers shall have elections shall be prescribed by law. The person and place, and in such manner, as the Secretary entered upon the duties of their respective appoint- having the greatest number of votes shall be de
of the Treasury may prescribe. ments. The members of the legislative assembly clared by the governor to be duly elected, and a
Sec. 20. And be it further enacted, That when shall be entitled to receive three dollars each per certificare thereof shall be given accordingly. The
the lands in said Territory shall be surveyed, unday during their attendance at the session thereof, i delegate from said Territory shall be entitled to der the direction of the Government of the United and three dollars each for every twenty miles' receive the same per diem compensation and mile
States, preparatory to bringing the same into martravel in going to and returning from said session, age at present allowed the delegate from the Ter
ket, or otherwise disposing thereof, sections numestimated according to the nearest usually-traveled | ritory of Oregon.
bered sixteen and thirty-six in each township in route. And a chief clerk, one assistant clerk, a Sec. 15. And be it further enacted, That all suits, said Territory shall be, and the same are hereby, sergeant-at-arms, and doorkeeper, may be chosen plaints, process, and proceedings, civil and crimi
reserved for the purpose of being applied to coinfor each house; and the chief clerk shall receive nal, at law and in chancery, and all indictments
mon schools in said Territory. And in all cases five dollar per day, and the said other officers three and informations, which shall be pending and unwhere said sections sixteen and thirty-six, or either dollars per day, during the session of the legisla determined in the courts established within and tive assembly; but no other officers shall be paid for said Territory of Oregon, by act of Congress prior to survey thereof, the county commissioners
or any of them, shall be occupied by actual settlers by the United States: Provided, That there shall entitled "An act to establish the territorial gov- l of the counties in which said sections so occupied be but one session of the legislative assembly an- ernment of Oregon," approved August fourteen,
as aforesaid are situated, be and they are hereby nually, unless on an extraordinary occasion the one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, authorized to locate other lands to an equal amount governor shall deem it expedient and proper to wherein the venue in said cases, suits at law, or in in sections or fractional sections, as the case may call the legislature together. There shall be ap. I chancery, or criminal proceedings, shall be inclu, be, within their respective counties in lieu of said propriated annually the sum of fifteen hundred | ded within the limits hereinbefore declared and
sections so occupied as aforesaid. dollars, to be expended by the governor, to de established for the said Territory of Washington; Sec. 21. And be it further enacted, That the Terfray the contingent expenses of the Territory, then, and in that case, said actions so pending in ritory of Oregon and the Territory of Washington including the salary of a clerk of the executive | the supreme or circuit courts of the Territory or
shall have concurrent jurisdiction over all offenses department; and there shall also be appropriated Oregon shall be, by the clerks of said courts, duly. I committed on the Columbia river, where said river annually a sufficient sum, to be expended by the certified to the proper courts of said Territory of forms a common boundary between said Territosecretary of the Territory, and upon an catimate Washington; and thereupon said causes shall
, in ries. to be made by the Secretary of the Treasury of the l all things concerning the same, be proceeded on, APPROVED, March 2, 1853. United States, to defray the expenses of the legis- and judgments, verdicts, decrees and sentences renlative assembly, the printing of the laws, and other dered thereon, in the same manner as if the said incidental expenses; and the governor and secre- Territory had not been divided. All bonds, recog. Public, XXXII.- An Act authorizing the Selectmen tary of the Territory shall, in the disbursement of nizances, and obligations of every kind whatsoever, of the Town of Chelsea, in the State of Massachuall moneys intrusted to them, be governed solely || valid, under the existing laws, within the limits setts, to lay out and make a way on Lands of the by the instructions of the Secretary of the Treas- of said Territory of Oregon, shall be held valid United States in said town. ury of the United States, and shall, semi-annually, , under this act, and all crimes and misdemeanors Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repreaccount to the said Secretary for the manner in against the laws now in force within the said limits ) sentatives of the United States of America in Congress which the aforesaid sums of money shall have ll of the Territory of Washington, may be prose. | assembled, That the selectmen of the town of Chelbeen expended; and no expenditure, to be paid out cuted, tried, and punished in the courts established sea, in the State of Massachusetts, be and they are of money appropriated by Congress, shall be made by this act, and all penalties, forfeitures, actions, hereby authorized and empowered to lay out and by said legislative assembly for objects not specially and causes of action, may be recovered and en- make a way or street, not exceeding fifty feet in authorized by the acts of Congreas making the forced, under this act, before the supreme and cir- ll width, over the lands of the United States, situa
Thousand dol- of foreign vessels in rescuing American citizens three hundred and seventy-six dollars; to pay
320 Cong.....20 Sess.
Laws of the United States. ted in Chelsea, in said Commonwealth, north of offices and receivers of public moneys, eight thou-l expended under the direction of the President of the marinc hospital; said way or street to connect sand dollars.
the United States. the east end of Third street with the west end of For expenses of depositing public moneys, by For the compensation of Senators for the year Middlesex street, in the village of Chelsea: Provid- receivers of public moneys, two thousand and fifty | ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and ed, That said right of way can, in the opinion of dollars.
fifty-three, in addition to appropriations heretothe Secretary of the Treasury, be granted without For incidental expenses of the several land offi fore made, and including that for the special sesprejudice to the public interests; and if hereafter ces, three thousand eight hundred dollars.
sion commencing fourth March, eighteen hundred said way shall be discontinued, the right hereby For the extension of the United States Capitol, and fifty-three, twenty-five thousand dollars. granted shall revert to the United States.
four hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That so For contingent expenses of the Senate, viz: APPROVED, March 2, 1853.
much of former appropriations for the extension For binding, twenty thousand dollars.
of the Capitol as remains unexpended, and the ap For lithographing and engraving, twenty thouPublic, XXXIII. -An Act providing for adminis. || propriation now made, or which may hereafter be sand dollars.
tering the Oath of Office to William R. King, Vice made for that object, shall be disbursed under such For books, two thousand three hundred dollars. President elect of the United States of America. regulations as the President of the United States For Congressional Globe, and binding the same, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre- | may prescribe; the accounts for such disbursement one thousand eight hundred and forty-three dol
lars. sentatives of the United States of America in Congress
to be audited and paid at the Treasury in the same assembled, That William L. Sharkey, who was
manner as the accounts of other civil officers charged For messengers, pages, laborers, police, horses, appointed Consul of the United States at Havana, || disbursing agent shall report to the President his
with the disbursement of public money; and said and carry-alls, ten ihousand dollars. be and he is hereby authorized to administer at
For clerks of President of the Senate and comHavana, or any other place in the island of Cuba, 1 disbursements and proceedings, in time to be pre mittees, draughtsman, fireman in crypt, and other to William R. King, Vice President elect of the sented to Congress at the commencement of each miscellaneous items, thirty-six thousand six hunUnited States of America, the oath of office pre- annual session, and at any other time when re dred dollars. scribed by the sixth article of the Constitution || quired..
For the printing of the Senate for the first ses. thereof, on the fourth day of March next, or some
For the completion of the repairs of the Con- sion of the Thirty-second Congress, fourteen thousubsequent duy, in the following terms, to wit: || gressional Library room, authorized by the act sand five hundred and thirty-three dollars. “I, William R. King, do solemnly swear that i approved March nineteenth, eighteen hundred and For the printing of the House of Representawill support the Constitution of the United States." fifty-two, twenty thousand five hundred dollars. tives for the first seasion of the Thirty-second Which oath, when thus administered, it shall be
For compensation of three men at one dollar per | Congress, twenty-five thousand five hundred and the duty of the said William L. Sharkey, and he day each for one year, to finish and keep in order seventy dollars. is hereby required, to certify under his hand to the Lafayette square, one thousand and ninety five For the printing of the Senate for the second
dollars. Congress of the United States.
session of ine Thirty-second Congress, thirtySec. 2. And be it further enacted, by the authority
For inclosing Lafayette square with an iron seven thousand four hundred and sixty-three dolaforesaid, That any judge or magistrate in the Uni- fence, five thousand one hundred dollars.
lars. ted States of America may administer the oath o.
For completing the work of the seventh census, For the printing of the House of Represenia-, office aforesaid to the Vice President elect on the
and to prepare the same for publication, twenty- tives for the second session of the Thirty-second fourth of March next, or on some day subsequent five thousand dollars.
Congress, fifty-six thousand one hundred and thereto. And the officer before whom the same
For stationery, printing blank forms and regu ninety-four dollars; the same having been execushall be taken is hereby required to certify the ad- | lations, furniture, binding books, and miscella ted and.co be executed by the public printer under ministration of the said oath as is hereinbefore | Pensions, ten thousand dollars.
neous items in the office of the Commissioner of the provisions of the act entitled “ An act to proprovided.
vide for executing the public printing and estab: APPROVED, March 2, 1853.
For engraving for fifty-one thousand five hun- | ishing the prices thereof, and for other purposes, dred and ewenty copies of the mechanical part of approved August (wenty-six, eighteen hundred
the Patent Office Report for eighteen hundred and land fifty-two. Public, XXXIV -An Act to amend an Act entitled fifty-one-two, (1851-2,) five hundred and eighty For contingent expenses of the House of “ An Act to amend an Act to settle and adjust the five dollars.
Representatives, viz: Expenses of the People of Oregon from attacks and To pay for the Congressional Globe and Ap For newspapers for members, five thousand dol. hostilities of Cayuse Indians in the years eighteen | pendix and the Annals of Congress, ordered for lars. hundred and forty-seven and eighteen hundred and ihe use of the Library of the House of Represent For horses and carriages, one thousand one hun. forty-eight," approved August twenty-first, eighteen | atives, under the resolution of the House of Sep-dred dollars. hundred and fifty-two.
lember twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and fifty, For clerks, messengers, pages, and laborers, ten sentatives of the United States of America in Congress atives to furnish, pay for, and deliver the same Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre- four thousand five hundred dollars.
thousand five hundred dollars.
To enable the Clerk of the House of Represent For clerks on maps for the use of the Commilassembled, l'hat the Secretary of the Treasury pay,
tee on Public Lands, seven thousand five hundred out of the appropriation mentioned in the act to
books to five new members of the present Con. dollars. settle and adjust the expenses of the people of gress, as per resolution of said House, passed For folding documents for members, four thouOregon from attacks and hostilities of Cayuse | twenty-sixth July, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, sand dollars. Indians in the years eighteen hundred and forty-four thousand five hundred dollars.
For clerks on index of private claims, twentyseven and eighteen hundred and forty-eight," ap
For compensation of five clerks, authorized to eight thousand nine hundred and twelve dollars proved February fourteenth, eighteen hundred and
be appointed and employed by the Postmaster and fifty cents. fifty-one, the sums found due and allowed by Com- General, under the thirteenth section of the act of For miscellaneous items, twenty-four thousand missioners Wait and Rice, and by the Governor thirty-first August, eighteen hundred and fifty nine hundred and fifty-one dollars. of Oregon.
two, four thousand five hundred and four dollars For paper used and to be used for printing for APPROVED, March 2, 1853. and ninety cents.
the Senate for the first session of the Thirty-sec
For compensation to an assistant day watchman ond Congress, thirteen thousand two hundred and Public, XXXV.-An Act to supply Deficiencies in September, eighteen hundred and fifty two, until of the General Post Office, from the fifteenth of thirty-four dollars and forty cents.
For paper used and to be used for printing for the Appropriations for the service of the fiscal year the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty- the House of Representatives for the first session ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight three, four hundred and seventy-five dollars. hundred and fifty-three.
of the Thirty-second Congress, sixteen thousand For the payment of the amount due William four hundred and eleven dollars and fifty cents. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre- || Williams, under the sixteenth article of the Cher For paper for the printing for the two Houses sentatives of the United States of America in Congress il okee treaty of eighteen hundred and thirty-five of Congress for the second session of the Thirtyassembled, That the following sums be, and the
and six, being the balance of an award of four second Congress, being for the fiscal year ending same are hereby, appropriated to supply deficien
hundred and five dollars by the commissioners the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fiftycies in the appropriations for the service of the under said treaty, iwo hundred and fifty-five dolfiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen Jars of which was paid out of the appropriation
three, one hundred and forty thousand and sixty.
four dollars. hundred and fifty-three, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, namely:
"for carrying into effect the Cherokee treaty of For compensation to the Superintendent of PubFor compensation of the Vice President of the hundred and fifty dollars. eighteen hundred and thirty-five and six,' one lic Printing, and the two clerks and messenger in
his office, four thousand three hundred and sevUnited States, one thousand six hundred and thir. ty-eight dollars and eighty nine cents.
To pay Gregory Ennis, executor of Philip En. enty-six dollars and thirty-three cents.
nis, deceased, balance due upon a contract for fill For blank books, advertising for proposals for For outfit of a chargé d'affaires to Denmark, ing up the low ground south of the President's four thousand five hundred dollars.
paper, postage, &c., one thousand five hundred House, authorized by act of March third, eighteen and fifty dollars. For salary to the commissioner at the Sandwich
hundred and forty-nine, the sum of four hundred To enable the Clerk of the House of RepresentIslands from the seventh of June, eighteen hundred and fifty, to July first, eighteen hundred and
and seventy-four dollars and fifty-four cents. atives to comply with the resolution of the House fifty-two, and to make the same equal to the sum
For expenses of the Board of Visiters at the of Representatives passed on the twenty-second
Military Academy, five hundred and fifty-seven of December, one thousand eight hundred and fiftynow provided for by law, four thousand four hun dollars and eighty-three cents.
two, to pay Jolin S. Littell per diem and mileage dred and fourteen dollars. For the contingent expenses of the
For expenses which may be incurred in ac while contesting the seat of John Robbins, Jr., Treasurer of the United States, one
office of the knowledging the services of the masters and crews during the Thirty-first Congress, two thousand lars.
and American vessels from shipwreck, two thou. Hendrick B. Wright per diem and mileage while For salaries and commissions of
of land l sand dollars: Provided, that the money shall be contesting the seat of Henry M. Fuller during the
Thirty-second Congress, one thousand nine hun- For sea-wall at Buffalo creek, three hundred To supply
a deficiency in the contingent expendred and thirty-nine dollars and twenty cents; to and forty-nine dollars and five cents.
ses of the office of the Secretary of the Treasury pay John Taliaferro per diem and mileage while For harbor at Ashtabula, Ohio, forty-two dol- for the fiscal year ending thirtieth of June, eighteen contesting the seat of John P. Hungerford during lars and sixty-four cents.
hundred and fifty three, four thousand five hunthe Twelfth Congress, two hundred and twenty- For harbor at Milwaukie, Wisconsin one hun- dred and fifty dollars. two dollars.
dred and sixty-three dollars and ninety-four cents. For the repair of damages to and the improveFor salary of an assistant dragoman and secre- For repairs, roads, &c., for armies in the field, ment of Lafayette square, one thousand two huntary to the legation to Turkey, fifteen hundred five thousand three hundred and ninety-seven dol- || dred and seventy-eight dollars. dollars: Provided, That the said office be discon- lars and five cents.
For compensation of the United States assayer tinued on and after the thirtieth day of June, one For surveys with armies in the field, four hun- at San Francisco, California, from the first of thousand eight hundred and fifty-three.
dred and ninety-six dollars and forty cents. January, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, to the For clerk hire at the legation of the United For survey from the Mississippi river to the thirtieth of Jane, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, States at London for one year, eight hundred dol- | Pacific ocean, five thousand dollars.
seven thousand five hundred dollars. lars.
For arrearages of pay due Florida militia under For temporary clerk hire in the office of the For relief of such of the Cuba prisoners, not General Read, seven thousand two hundred and Auditor of the Post Office Department, one thoucitizens of the United States, as were pardoned by forty-one dollars and ninety-three cents.
sand dollars. the Queen of Spain and sent out of her dominions For traveling allowance to volunteers, one hun- For arrears of coinpensation due A. J. Downing by the United States Minister at Madrid and the dred and eighteen thousand two hundred and four || for services as rural architect at the time of hi American Consul at Gibraltar, seven hundred and dollars and forty-four cents.
death, six hundred and twenty-five dollars. thirteen dollars and thirty-four cents.
For pay of Louisiana and Texas volunteers, For laying out and graveling the roads and For extra clerk hire and copying in the Depart- eighteen thousand and sixty dollars and forty-nine walks, purchasing manure and trees, and seeding ment of State, two thousand dollars. cents.
down in grass the square south of the President's For clerk hire, office rent, fuel, lights, and sta- For pay of ten regiments of regular troops, eight House, iwelve thousand dollars; and for paying tionery for the superintendent of Indian affairs thousand five hundred and forty-seven dollars and any balance which may be due for work done and in Oregon, two thousand four hundred dollars. fifty-one cents.
performed. For traveling expenses of superintendent of For pay of volunteers under resolution of the For providing proper foundations for the cusIndian affairs in Oregon, and agents therein, two eighth of August, one thousand eight hundred and tom-house at San Francisco, authorized by the thousand dollars.
forty-six, seven thousand one hundred and fifty- | sixth section of the act entitled “An act to supply For general incidentel expenses of the Indian three dollars and seventeen cents.
deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of service in the Territory of Utah, twelve thousand For pay of eleven regiments of volunteers, the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one dollars.
twenty-six thousand nine hundred and ninety- | thousand eight hundred and fifty-two,” and in For payment of the second of ten installments in eight dollars and sixty-nine cents.
addition to the sum of forty thousand dollars hereprovisions, merchandise, etc., and the transporta- | For pay of volunteers, sixty-eight thousand tofore appropriated, iwenty-five thousand dollars. tion of the same to certain tribes of Indians, per one hundred and fifty-seven dollars and seventy- For fuel and quarters for officers of the army seventh article of the treaty of Fort Laramie of three cents.
serving on light-house duty, the payment of which seventeenth of September, one thousand eight hun- For three months'extra pay, two hundred thou- || is no longer made by the Quartermaster Departdred and fifty-one, sixty thousand dollars: Pro- || sand dollars.
ment, ten thousand three hundred and forty-one vided, That the same shall not be paid until the For services of private physicians, one hundred dollars and twenty-seven cents. said tribes of Indians shall have assented to the and thirty dollars and twenty-seven cents.
For deficiency in the fund for purchasing lightamendments of the Senate of the United States to For pay of Florida militia on account of subsist- nouse supplies, six thousand two hundred dolthe above recited treaty.
ence, one thousand and thirty-nine dollars and lare, For the service of the Post Office Department, thirty-nine cents.
For the reappropriation of seven hundred and a sum not exceeding five hundred and five thou: For subsistence of ten regiments of regular fifty-four dollars and forty cents, being a portion sand dollars, to supply a deficiency in the revenues troops, six hundred and eighty-four dollars and of the amount heretofore appropriated for the of said department, to meet the appropriations eighty-six cents.
erection of a custom-house at Eastport, Maine, and therefor for the year one thousand eight hundred For the payment of such sums as may be due carried to the surplus fund on the thirtieth of June, and fifty-three.
to individuals under the act of March third, eigh- eighteen hundred and fifty-two; and that the unFor the reappropriation of the following sums, || teen hundred and fifteen, for property destroyed by expended balance of the appropriation by the act carried to the surplus fund per warrant number burning of the navy-yard in the city of Washing- of June nineteen, eighteen hundred and thirty-four, seven, dated twentieth of September, one thousand ton, in the year eighteen hundred and fourteen, “for payment of the Georgia militia,” &c., which eight hundred and fifty-two, under the provisions the amount to be ascertained by the proper ac- has passed by subsequent acts into the surplus of the tepth section of the act entitled "An act counting officers of the Treasury, the sum of seven fund, be and the same is hereby reappropriated. making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic | hundred and fifty dollars.
For balance due Levi Johnson for the site for expenses of the Government for the year ending For the purpose of completing the pedestal of marine hospital at Cleveland, Ohio, three thouthe thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred the Equestrian Statue of Andrew Jackson, in La- sand three hundred and ninety-six dollars. and fifty-three, and for other purposes," approved fayette square, and the erection of a suitable iron For payment of salaries of deputy surveyors. thirty-first of August, one thousand eight hundred | railing around the same, three thousand dollars. at Boston, New-York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and fifty-two, to be applied to the payment of all For salaries of nine supervising and fifty local and New Orleans, two thousand five hundred dolexpenses incurred prior to the first day of July, inspectors appointed under the act approved Au- lars; and the salary of said officers shall be two one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, under gust thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and thousand dollars per annum, commencing on the the following heads, viz:
fifty-lwo, for the better protection of the lives of first day of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-two. For military stations on route to Oregon, three passengers by steamboats, with traveling and To pay Walter Barges (late district attorney of thousand two hundred and three dollars.
other expenses incurred by them, fifty-three thou- the State of Rhode Island) the sum of five hun. For secret service money in Mexico, nineteen sand eight hundred and seventy dollars and fifty dred and eighty-four dollars and eighty cents, thousand five hundred and fourteen dollars and
being in full for his services and money, paid out fifty cents.
To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for || in defending Captain Simonds, of the brig Casket, For Mexican hostilities, ten thousand five hun- | the completion of the east wing of the Patent Office by order of John Y. Mason, late Secretary of the dred and sixty-nine dollars and six cents.
Building, the sum of forty-four thousand dollars. Navy. For contingencies of the army,four thousand eight For deficiency in the appropriation heretofore For additional allowance to E. 8. Norris, the hundredand four dollars and seventy-fivec ents.
made to the Bureau of Topographical Engineers, sum of two thousand two hundred and sixty dolFor transportation, supplies, etc., in Quarter- three hundred and fourteen dollars and thirty lars and thirty-four cents; and to George R. Siuntz, master's Department, eighteen thousand nine hun- cents, to enable said bureau to pay to Loriston the sum of nineteen hundred and fifty-eight dollars dred and fifty-two dollars and thirty-five cents. Averill an account due him not exceeding that ) and fifty cents, additional allowance made to them For pay of Florida militia, on account of Quar
as deputy surveyors under the surveyor general termaster's Department, four thousand five hun- For compensation of the acting secretary of the of Wisconsin and Iowa, and in accordance with dred and thirty-seven dollars and eight cents. Territory of Utah, from the fourteenth of October, | the recommendations and estimates of the Com
For repressing Seminole hostilities, two hun- eighteen hundred and fifty-one, to the twenty-sixth missioner of the General Land Office and the Secdred and sixty-four dollars and forty-three cents. of October, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, one retary of the Interior, dated respectively on the
For arrearages prior to the year one thousand thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine dollars and eleventh and fourteenth of February, eighteen eight hundred and seventeen, four hundred and sixteen cents.
hundred and fifty-three. sixty-seven dollais and seventeen cents.
To pay James S. Buckley, for services as keeper For payment of the amount due Thomas W. For arrearages of expenses of Indian service in of the navy-yard Eastern Branch bridge, from Lane on three several drafts drawn in his favor Texas, one thousand and fifteen dollars and sixty- fourth December, eighteen hundred and forty- by G. W. Barbour, Indian agent in California, eight cents.
eight, to July first, eighteen hundred and fifty, at upon R. McKee, disbursing agent for transportaFor subsistence of eleven regiments of volunteers, four hundred and fifty dollars per annum, seven tion, supplies, and labor furnished said agent upon three hundred and ninety-four dollars and eight | hundred and eight dollars.
special contract while treating with the Indians in cents.
For payment of arrearages due to David Finch, said State, three thousand eight hundred and For improvement of the Genesee river, one hun- as superintendent of the painting the exterior twenty-five dollars. dred and seventy-six dollars and ten cents. walls of the Patent Office and Treasury Buildings, For the services of a striker in the shop of the
For removing obstructions at harbor of Cleve. one hundred and seventeen dollars and fifty cents. Delaware Indians, from August first, eighteen hunland, Ohio, one hundred and forty-five dollars and For repairs of vessels employed in the coast sur- dred and twenty-three, to August thirty-first, sixty-nine cents. vey, ten thousand dollars.
eighteen hundred and twenty-six, and for the ser
vices of a smith and striker in the shop of the Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That hereafter dollar, quarter dollar, dime, and half dime," shall Senecas and Shawnees of Lewistown, from seven- no books shall be distributed to members of Con- take effect and be in full force from and after the teenth November, eighteen hundred and thirty | gress except such as are ordered to be printed, as first day of April, one thousand eight hundred and three, to fifteenth February, eighteen hundred and public documents, by the Congress of which they | fifty-three, anything therein to the contrary notthirty-eight, deducting all amounts paid for such are members: Provided, That this section shall not withstanding service during said period, and for balance for ser- prohibit or interfere with the distribution to mem- Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That in the vices on Seneca milldam, as estimated for by thebers who have heretofore received books under an settlement of his accounts the late Collector of the proper department, two thousand iwo hundred order of either House, of the remaining volumes port of San Francisco, in the State of California, and twenty-nine dollars.
or parts, so as to complete the sets of which they be allowed credit for five thousand dollars advanced For compensation of five members of the House have received part.
to J. Neely Johnson for taking the seventh census. of Representatives appointed a committee of inves- For paying expenses of David Dale Owen's APPROVED, March 3, 1853. tigation upon all Pacts touching the connection of geological report, from Philadelphia to Washing Thomas Corwin, Secretary of the Treasury, with con, for one hundred and seventeen boxes, and the Gardiner claim, and authorized to sit during porterage, ninety-nine dollars and forty-five cents; Public, XXXVI.-An Act making Appropriations the recess between the first and second session of for insurance, ninety dollars; for freight on one for the Civil and Diplomatic Expenses of Government the present Congress, the sum of three thousand hundred and seventeen boxes, one hundred and for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen eight hundred and forty dollars, or so much thereof forty-six dollars; total, three hundred and thirty- hundred and fifty-four. as may be necersary, to pay the said members re- five dollars and forty-five cents.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represpectively eight dollars per day for the period they Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That so much sentatives of the United States of America in Cortgress were detained at Washington in discharge of the of the second section of the act making appropria assembled, That the following sums be and are duties of their appointment.
tions for the support of the army for the year hereby appropriated, out of any money in the To enable the Clerk of the House of Representa- ending thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the obtives to pay Peter Force and John C. Rives for fifty-three, approved thirty-first August, eighteen jects hereafter expressed, for the fiscal year ending one hundred and two copies of the third volume of hundred and fifty-two, as provides that "no por: the fifth series of the "American Archives," or
the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fiftytions of the moneys
appropriated by this act shall four, namely: Documentary History of the United States, for be applied to the payment of any expenses in. the new members of the House of the Twenty- curred prior to the first day of July, one thousand
Legislative. sixth Congress; one hundred and seventeen copies eight hundred and fifty-two," be, and the same is
For compensation and mileage of Senators, one of the same volume for the new members of the hereby repealed, so far as it relates to the appropri- hundred and eighty-seven thousand nine hundred Twenty-seventh Congress; one hundred copies of ation for light-houses contained in said act, except and ninety-nine dollars and twenty cents. the same volume for the new members of the as to the light-houses which have been contracted For compensation and mileage of members of Twenty-eighth Congress; one hundred and one for to be erected upon the Pacific coast.
the House of Representatives, and delegates from copies of the same volume for the new members And that the Secretary of the Treasury be, and I Territories, six hundred and fifty-five thousand of the Twenty-ninth Congress; one hundred and he is hereby, authorized to pay to John Mcc. three hundred and seventy-three dollars and sixty sixteen copies of the same volume for the new Reynolds the sum of one thousand dollars for exmembers of the Thirtieth Congress; one hundred | penses incurred by him in removing materials for For compensation of the officers and clerks of and thirty-four copies of the same volume for the the construction of a light-house in the State of both Houses of Congress, fifty-seven thousand new members of the Thirty-first Congress; and one Michigan, the department having changed the site nine hundred and thirty dollars. hundred and thirty copies of the same volume for after said materials were delivered at the site first For the contingent expenses of the Senate, viz: the new members of the Thirty-second Congress; in selected.
For bindiny, fifteen thousand dollars. all eight hundred volumes, at sixteen dollars forty- Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the offi For lithographing and engraving, fifteen thoufive cents and six mills per volume, thirteen thou- cers appointed to assist the superintendent of the sand dollars. sand one hundred and sixty-two dollars and forty | naval astronomical expedition in Chili, directed
For books, twelve thousand dollars. by the act of the third of August, eighteen hundred For stationery, eight thousand dollars. To enable the Clerk of the House of Represent- and forty-eight, shall be allowed an increased com- For newspapers, two thousand five hundred dolatives to pay for reporting and publishing eight || pensation in a rateable proportion, according to
lars. hundred and fifty columns of the proceedings of pay and rank, at the time of departure from the
For Congressional Globe and binding the same, the House of Representatives of the second ses- United States, to the allowance made to the said | eight thousand dollars. sion of the thirty-second Congress in the Daily superintendent by the act of March third, eighteen
For reporting proceedings, twenty-four thousand Globe, at seven dollars and fifty cents per column, hundred and fifty-one, to be paid out of any moneys
five hundred dollars. six thousand three hundred and seventy-five dol- || in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
For clerks to committees and President pro temlars; and to enable the said John C. Rivea to pay Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the time pore, draughtsman, messengers, pages, laborers, the reporters of this House for this session the for receiving bids under the act of third of July, police, horses and carry-alls; fifty-five thousand eum of seven dollars per columninstead of four for one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, for the dollars; and to enable the Clerk of the House of the reports of the Congressional Globe, the sum of | erection of a mint in California, be extended to the Representatives to comply with the resolution of three ihousand dollars, or so much as may be neces- first of April, one thousand eight hundred and said House of March first, one thousand eight sary; and the Clerk of this House be authorized to fifty-three, and that the sum of three hundred hundred and fifty-three, directing him to pay the pay the same to said Rives for that purpose. thousand dollars appropriated by said act, or so usual extra compensation to the employees in and
To enable the Clerk of the House of Represent- much thereof as may be necessary, shall be ap- about the Capitol, a sum sufficient for that purpose atives to pay a balance due for reporting and pub- 1 plied only to the erection and putting in operation is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the lishing the proceedings of the House during the a mint in California, and not to the purchase of Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and is herefirst session of the thirty-second Congress, being any building for that purpose.
by added to the contingent fund of said House. sixty-five columns and one line, at the rate of Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That when To supply a deficiency in the appropriations geven dollars and fifty cents per column, four hun- gold or silver shall be cast into bars or ingots or
heretofore made for the contingent expenses of the dred and sixty-seven dollars and fifty-four cents. formed into disks at the mint of the United States, Senate, for lithographing and engraving, for the To enable the Clerk of the House of Repre- or any of the branches thereof, or at any assay
year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sentatives to pay for twenty-four copies of the office of the United States, the charge for refining, | fifty-three, twenty-four thousand dollars. Congressional Globe and Appendix 'of the second casting, or forming said bars, ingots, or disks shall For miscellaneous items, twenty thousand dolsession of the Thirty-second Congress for each mem- be equal to but not exceed the actual cost of the lars. ber and delegate of the House, seventeen thousand operation, including labor, wastage, use of machin
To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for and sixty-four dollars; and for binding the same, ery, materials, etc., to be regulated from time to the fiscal year ending thirtieth June, one thousand being five thousand six hundred and eighty-eight time by the Secretary of the Treasury. And the eight hundred and fifty-three, and defray the exvolumes, in strong and substantial half-binding, Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to penses of select committees of investigation apwith Russia backs and corners, at a rate not ex- regulate the sizes and devices of the new silver pointed by the Senate, eighteen thousand dollars. ceeding sixty cents per volume, three thousand coin, authorized by an act entitled “An act amend- For the expenses of the House of Representfour hundred and twelve dollars and eighty cents. atory of existing laws relative to the half dollar, atives, viz:
For this amount of money appropriated, and quarter dollar, dime, and half dime," passed at the For furniture, carpeting, and repairs, six thougoods purchased under treaty stipulations for the present session; and that, to procure such devices, sand dollars. Lake Chippewa Indians, lately destroyed by fire is also the models, moulds, and matrices or ori- For twenty-one messengers, twenty-one thouat the agency of said Indians, fifteen thousandginal dies for the coins, disks, or ingots authorized
sand one hundred and sixty-two dollars. dollars: Provided, That the Commissioner of In- | by said act, the director of the mint is empowered,
For the messenger who has charge of the Hall dian Affairs is hereby authorized to purchase said with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, l of the House of Representatives, one thousand goods in open market, without the usual notice in to engage ternporarily for that purpose the ser- four hundred and fifty dollars. such cases required by law.
vices of one or more artists, distinguished in their For two messengers in clerk's office, three thouSec. 2. And be il further enacted, That the sev- respective departments, who shall be paid for such sand dollars. enth section of the act entitled “An act making services from the contingent appropriation for the
For horses and carriages, two thousand seven appropriations for the civil and diplomatic ex- mint. And that hereafter the three cent coin now hundred and fifty-five dollars. penses of the Government for the year ending the authorized by law shall be made of the weight of For saddle-horses, six hundred dollars. thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, | three-fiftieths of the weight of the half dollar, as
For fuel, oil, and candles, four thousand five and for other purposes," approved August thirty provided in the said act, and the same standard | hundred dollars. first, eighteen hundred' and 'fifty-two, be and the l of fineness. And the said act entitled "An act For newspapers for members, ten thousand dolsame is hereby repealed.
amendatory of existing laws relative to the hall || lars.
For capitol police, three thousand five hundred For stationery, blank-books, binding, labor, and In the office of the First Comptroller: and sixty dollars.
attendance, furniture, fixtures, repairs, painting, For blank books, binding, stationery, furniture, For engraving and lithographing, twenty-five and glazing, four thousand four hundred dollars. labor, and miscellaneous items, two thousand and thousand dollars.
For books and maps, one thousand eight hun- forty dollars. For binding documents, twenty-five thousand dred and ninety dollars and seventy cents.
In the office of the Second Comptroller: dollars: Provided, That of all the documents, the For newspapers, two hundred dollars.
For blank books, binding, stationery, including printing of additional copies of which may be or- For miscellaneous items, one thousand dollars. pay for the National Intelligencer and the Union, dered by either House of Congress, and the size
Northeast Executive Building.
to be filed and preserved for the use of the office, of which shall not be less than two hundred and fifty pages, such additional copies shall be bound
For compensation of the superintendent and
seven hundred dollars. four watchmen of the northeast executive building,
For labor, office furniture, and miscellaneous in such manner as may be directed by the respectwo thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.
items, eight hundred dollars. live committees on printing of each' House, the For contingent expenses of said building, viz:
In the office of the First Auditor: cost of which shall not exceed twelve and a half cents per volume; and it shall be the duty of the three hundred dollars.
For fuel, labor, oil, and repairs, three thousand
For blank books, binding, and stationery, labor,
and cases for records and official papers, one thouSuperintendent of the Public Printing to supervise
sand dollars. the binding of the public documents, to receive
Treasury Department. said binding when executed, and see that the same
For compensation of the Secretary of the Treas
For miscellaneous items, including subscription is done in a neat and workmanlike manner, acury and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury,
for the Union and National Intelligencer, to be
filed for the use of the office, three hundred dollars. cording to such sample as may be preserved in his clerks, messenger, and assistant messenger in his
In the office of the Second Auditor: office, and in proper time; and before the binder office, thirty-two thousand and fifty dollars. shall receive pay for the same, he shall produce
For compensation of the First Comptroller, and
For blank books, binding, stationery, labor, the certificate of the said superintendent that his the clerks and messenger in his office, twenty-two
office furniture, including two of the daily city
newspapers, to be filed, bound, and preserved for work has been executed as above required, and thousand one hundred and fifty dollars. has been accepted by him. And it shall also be
For compensation of the Second Comptroller,
the use of the office, and miscellaneous items, one the duty of the said superintendent to receive and and the clerks and messenger in his office, twenty
thousand three hundred and thirty-two dollars and preserve in his office samples of paper upon which four thousand six hundred and fifty dollars.
eighty-four cents. maps, charts, diagrams, plats, or other engra- clerks, messenger, and assistant messenger in his For compensation of the First Auditor, and the
In the office of the Third Auditor:
For blank books, binding, stationery, office furvings may be contracted to be furnished, and to receive from the contractor said maps, charts, diaoffice, twenty-three thousand dollars.
niture, including carpeting, two newspapers-the grams, plats, or other engravings, and compare
For compensation of the Second Auditor, and
Union and Intelligencer-to be filed, labor and the paper upon which they may be printed with
the clerks, messenger, and assistant messenger in miscellaneous items, one thousand eight hundred the samples so preserved, and he shall not receive
his office, thirty-four thousand eight hundred dol- and ninety-four dollars and seventy-nine cents. lars.
For expenses of arranging document rooms and any man, chart, diagram, plat, or other engraving which may not be printed on paper equal to the
For compensation of the Third Auditor, and preserving files and papers, one thousand dollars. samples so preserved, or which may not be exethe clerks, messengers, and assistant messenger in
For contingencies incident to the bounty land cuted in a proper manner, and within the time his office, fifty-nine thousand one hundred and service, and arrearages, one thousand four hunspecified in the contract, (unless for special reafifty dollars.
dred dollars. sons the superintendent may extend the time,)
For compensation of temporary clerks, em- In the office of the Fourth Auditor: and which may not be in the quantity called for ployed in the office of the Third Auditor in making For stationery, books, and binding, six hun. thereby; and said contractor shall not receive pay
out certificates of service from the muster-rolls of dred dollars. for the same, except upon the certificate of the eighteen hundred and twelve, and the several In: For labor, one hundred dollars. superintendent that the foregoing requisites have dian wars, and on arrearages of pay, thirty-one
For miscellaneous items, two hundred dollars. been complied with.
thousand one hundred dollars: Provided, That no In the office of the Fifth Auditor: For folding, ten thousand dollars.
clerk shall receive more than at the rate of one For blank books, binding, and stationery, two For laborers, two thousand five hundred dollars. || thousand dollars per annum under this act, except hundred and fifty dollars. For pages, four thousand dollars.
one, whose salary shall be sixteen hundred dol- For hire of laborers, one hundred and seventyFor stationery, twenty thousand dollars.
lars per annum, and four whose compensation five dollars. For miscellaneous items, ten thousand dollars. shall be four dollars per day.
For miscellaneous expenses, three hundred dolLibrary of Congress.
For compensation of the Fourth Auditor, and lars.
the clerks, messenger, and assistant messenger in For compensation of librarian, two assistant
In the office of the Treasurer: librarians, and messenger, four thousand five hun- dollars; the salary of the assistant messenger per miscellaneous items, one thousand iwo hundred
his office, twenty thousand four hundred and fifty For blank books, binding, stationery, labor, and dred dollars.
act of third of March, eighteen hundred and forty- and sixty-two dollars. Por contingent expenses of said library, one
nine, being hereby increased to the sum of three thousand dollars. hundred dollars per annum.
In the office of the Register: For purchase of books for said library, five For compensation of the Fifth Auditor, and the cluding one thousand five hundred dollars for
For blank books, binding, and stationery, inthousand dollars.
clerks and messenger in his office, eleven thousand ruling and full binding twenty-three books for reFor purchase of law books for said library, two four hundred dollars. thousand dollars. For the completion of the publication of the ted States, and the clerks and messenger in his
For compensation of the Treasurer of the Uni-cording the collectors' quarterly abstracts of the
commerce and navigation, and blank abstracts for works of the Exploring Expedition in pursuance of contracts already made, iwenty-five thousand
office, thirteen thousand seven hundred and fifty their use, two thousand nine hundred and forty-six dollars: Provided, That this appropriation shall For compensation of the Register of the Treas
For labor and other miscellaneous items, and finish the publication. ury, and the clerks, messenger, and assistant. First and Fifth Auditors, and the Commissioner
for additional cases for filing the accounts of the For the preparation and publication of a general messengers, in his office, thiriy thousand eight of the General Land Office, two thousand dollars. catalogue of the Library of Congress, to be made hundred dollars. in such manner as the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress may direct, three thousand || ury, and the clerks and messengers in his office,
For compensation of the Solicitor of the Treas
For arranging and binding canceled marine pa
pers, returned by the collectors of the customs, dollars.
one thousand dollars.
In the office of the Solicitor:
For blank books, binding, stationery, and for States, twenty-five thousand dollars. sixteen thousand five hundred dollars.
labor, nine hundred dollars. For compensation of the Vice President of the For compensation of the clerks and messenger
For miscellaneous items, two hundred dollars. United States, five thousand dollars. of the Light-House Board, six thousand four hun.
For statutes and reports, including those of the Department of Stale. dred dollars.
several States, one thousand dollars. For compensation of the Secretary of State, and Contingent Expenses of the Treasury Department.
In the office of the Commissioner of Customs: the clerks, messenger, and assistant messenger in In the office of the Secretary of the Treasury: | one thousand seven hundred dollars.
For blank books, binding, stationery, and labor, his office, thirty-three thousand seven hundred For labor, blank books, stationery, sealing dollars. ships' registers, translating foreign languages, ad
For miscellaneous items, two hundred and twenFor the Incidental and Contingent expenses of said vertising, and extra clerk hire for preparing and
For blank books, binding, and stationery, two in the newspapers of the United States and Terri- sion of Congress, or when indispensably neces- hundred and fifty dollars. tories and in the city of Washington, sixteen thou. sary to enable the Department to answer some For miscellaneous expenses, three hundred and sand twenty-five dollars.
call made by either House of Congress at one fifty dollars. For proof-reading, packing, and distributing session to be answered at another; and no such
Southeast Executive Building. laws and documents, including cases, labor, and extra clerk shall receive more than three dollars For compensation of the superintendent and transportation, ten thousand dollars.
thirty-three and one third cents per day for the eight watchmen of the southeast executive build. For the payment of the expenses attending upon time actually and necessarily employed-eight l'ing, four thousand five hundred dollars. the funer Aquies of the late Secretary of State, thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.
For contingent expenses of said building, viz: one th
hundred and twenty-nine dol- For miscellaneous items, two thousand eight for labor, fuel and lights, fourteen thousand five lar. rents. hundred dollars.