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land for the government hospital for the insane.
Insane of the
For the support, clothing, medical and moral treatment of the insane army and navy of the army and navy, revenue-cutter and volunteer service, who may trict of Colum- have become insane since their 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, ninety thousand five hundred dollars.
For the purchase, by the Secretary of the Interior, for the agricultural and economical purposes of the institution, one hundred and fifty acres of land, more or less, with the buildings thereon, lying directly east of the present grounds of the hospital, twenty-three thousand dollars.
For the national soldiers and sailors' orphan home of the city of diers and sailors' Washington, District of Columbia, ten thousand dollars, to be disbursed
Reimbursement to lowa.
1866, ch. 248. Vol. xiv. p. 247.
Claim to be reviewed by treasury officers, &c.
Sixty transient paupers.
For the care, support, and medical treatment of sixty transient paupers, medical and surgical patients, in some proper medical or charitable institution in the city of Washington, under a contract to be formed with such institution, six thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be Surgeon-gen- necessary: Provided, That said contract shall be made by the surgeongeneral of the army, who shall report to the December session of every Congress, stating with whom the said contract is made and the amount and nature thereof.
eral to make contract and report.
Institution for the deaf and dumb.
cannot command the means to receive an education, fifteen thousand dollars.
Payment to claimants for seats in the
For the contingent fund of the House of Representatives, to pay to John A. Wimpey and James H. Christie, of Georgia, John D. Young, of House of Repre- Kentucky, and James H. Birch, of Missouri, claimants for seats in the
sentatives for their expenses.
House, each the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars, for their expenses severally, in their contests for such seats; and the clerk of the House is hereby authorized to pay the said amounts respectively to the persons named.
To enable the Secretary of the Interior to provide for the proper maintenance and tuition of the beneficiaries of the United States in the Columbia institution for the deaf and dumb, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars.
Boundary line between the United States
and British pos
pital for women, and lying-in asylum.
under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior.
For reimbursing the State of Iowa for expenses incurred and payments made during the rebellion, as examined, audited, and found due the State, by General Robert C. Buchanan, commissioner under the act of Congress, approved July twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, two hundred and twenty-nine thousand eight hundred and forty-eight dollars and twenty-three cents: Provided, That the proper accounting officers of the treasury shall review the said claim upon its merits, and allow only so much, not exceeding said sum, as shall be just.
For the maintenance and tuition of the same, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy, thirty thousand dollars.
For expenses of the commission to run and mark the boundary line between the United States and the British possessions bounding on Washington Territory, thirteen thousand six hundred dollars.
Columbia Hospital for Women, and Lying-in Asylum. - For the support of the asylum, over and above the probable amount received for pay-patients, ten thousand dollars.
For deficiency in the appropriation for the relief of the Navajoe Indians, now at or near Fort Sumner, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, eighty thousand eight hundred and thirteen dollars and fifty-eight cents.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the clerk of the House be W. S. Morse and directed to pay out of the contingent fund the sum of four hundred dollars
to W. S. Morse, and the sum of one hundred dollars to Charles S. Sham-
rendered to the committee on military affairs in collecting, during the recess of the thirty-ninth Congress, the papers and evidence respecting artificial limbs furnished to soldiers.
SEC. 3. And be it further enacted, That the sum of seven thousand Mount Vernon dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the tion of the Union treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the relief of the Mount Vernon for repair, &c. of ladies' association of the Union, to be applied to the repair and preser- Mount Vernon. vation of the property at Mount Vernon, under the direction of the military officer in charge of the public buildings and grounds. APPROVED, March 3, 1869.
CHAP. CXXIII. An Act making Appropriations to supply Deficiencies in the Appro- March 3, 1869. priations for the Service of the Government for the fiscal Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and for other Purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Deficiency appropriation for States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the service of they are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the the government during the year treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appro- ending June 30, priations for the service of the government for the fiscal year ending June 1869. thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine:
For the contingent expenses of the Treasury Department, and the sev- Contingencies eral bureaus, namely: For fuel, light, gas, labor, and contingent expenses of Treasury Deof the treasury building and five other buildings occupied by the Treasury Department, forty thousand dollars.
And after the present fiscal year there shall only be employed and paid Provision for
Department. Officers, clerks, laborers,
&c. and their pay.
for labor in the treasury building and the five other buildings used by general care and the department, for lighting, cleaning, and general care and superintend- of buildings used ence thereof, the following persons, to wit: one superintendent, at a by the Treasury salary of twenty-five hundred dollars a year; one clerk of class four and one clerk of class one; one engineer in charge of heating apparatus, at a salary of twelve hundred dollars a year; five firemen, at a salary of six hundred dollars each per year; one machinist and gas-fitter, at a salary of twelve hundred dollars per year; one captain of the watch, at a salary of fourteen hundred dollars per year; one storekeeper, at a salary of one thousand dollars per year; thirty watchman, [watchmen,] at a salary of eight hundred and twenty dollars each per year; thirty Pr 13, for approlaborers, at a salary of six hundred dollars each per year; seventy women, as cleaners, at a salary of one hundred and eighty dollars each per year: And it is hereby provided, That no account for contingent expenses at any of the bureaus of the Treasury Department shall hereafter be allowed, penses of bu
See Vol. xvi.
Accounts for contingent exexcept on the certificate of the general superintendent of the treasury reaus of Treasbuildings that they are necessary and proper, and that the prices paid ury not to be allowed, except, are just and reasonable; and the said superintendent shall keep a full, &c. just, and accurate account in detail of all amounts expended under the Superintendent to keep achead of contingent expenses for the several bureaus of the Treasury Department, which shall be transmitted to Congress by the Secretary of Secretary of the Treasury at every December session. And the expenditure for fur- Treasury to transmit acniture and repairs for the same shall be made by the said superintendent, counts to Consubject to the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury; and it shall be gress. the duty of said superintendent to keep a just and accurate account in detail of all the amounts paid for the purchase of furniture, and also for the repairs thereof, as well as a full statement of the disposition of the old furniture; all of which shall be transmitted to Congress at every No part of apDecember session thereof by the Secretary of the Treasury: And pro- propriation for vided further, That no part of the appropriations made by this or any contingent, &c. expenses to be subsequent act for contingent and incidental expenses shall be paid for paid for clerk clerk-hire, messengers, or laborers. hire, &c. To complete the north wing of the treasury building and approaches, treasury buildNorth wing of including all liabilities, one hundred and sixty-three thousand five hun- ing.
Expenditure for furniture and repairs.
tee on retrench
Congressional Globe and Ap
dred and nine dollars and twenty cents: Provided, That no extra compensation exceeding one eighth of one per centum in any case shall hereafter be allowed to any officer, person, or corporation, for disbursing any moneys appropriated to the construction of any public building.
For repairs and preservation of public buildings, thirty-five thousand dollars.
For necessary expenses in carrying into effect the several acts of Congress, authorizing loans and the issue of treasury notes, four hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That no work shall be done in the engraving and printing bureau for private parties.
For supplying deficiency in the fund for the relief of sick and disabled seamen, fifty thousand dollars.
For amount required to supply a deficiency in the appropriation for salary, miscellaneous, and other expenses of the United States patent office for the month[s] of March, April, May, and June, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, two hundred thousand dollars.
For amount required to supply deficiency in the appropriation for expenses of courts, five hundred thousand dollars; and no part of this appropriation shall be paid to employ and retain counsel to assist district attorneys.
For the survey of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts, forty thousand dollars.
House of Representatives. To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for folding documents, eighty thousand dollars.
To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for laborers, nine thousand nine hundred and seventy-five dollars.
To defray the expenses of the joint committee on retrenchment, four, thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary: Provided, How to be dis- That said sum shall be drawn from the treasury upon the order of the
secretary of the Senate as the same shall be required, and any portion of the amount hereby appropriated that shall be allowed by said joint committee to witnesses attending before it, or persons employed in its service, for per d[i]em travelling, or other necessary expenses, and paid by said secretary in pursuance of the orders of said committee, shall be accordingly allowed by the accounting officers of the treasury.
To pay balance due for the twenty-four copies of the Congressional Globe and Appendix for each representative and delegate, and one hundred copies for House library, in the second session of the fortieth Congress, eighteen thousand four hundred and twenty dollars.
To pay for twenty-four copies of the Congressional Globe and Appendix for each representative and delegate, and one hundred copies for the House library, and for pages in excess of fifteen hundred, in the third session of the fortieth Congress, twenty-six thousand four hundred and fifty-two dollars.
Reporting and printing debates in Daily Globe.
To pay for reporting and printing the debates and proceedings in the Daily Globe, two thousand seven hundred and thirty dollars.
Sets for new members.
To pay for complete setts of the Congressional Globe and Appendix for the new members entitled to receive the same under the law of July Vol. xiii. p. 392. fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, seven thousand four hundred
1864, ch. 250.
and eighteen dollars.
For Congressional Globe and Appendix, twenty-nine thousand eight hundred and forty-two dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary to complete the work under the contract expiring March fourth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine.
Senate Deficiency. — For clerks to committees, pages, horses, and carryalls, thirty thousand dollars.
For heating and ventilating, five thousand dollars.
For miscellaneous items, fifteen thousand dollars.
For additional messengers, three thousand five hundred dollars.
GOVERNMENTS IN THE TERRITORIES.
Dakota. For amount required to pay the increased salaries to the judges of Dakota Territory, authorized by the act of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, two thousand one hundred dollars. Idaho Territory. For amount required to pay increased salaries to the judges of the Territory of Idaho, authorized by act of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, three thousand dollars.
For refunding to the appropriation for the legislative expenses of Idaho Territory the amount advanced from this fund and not accounted for by the secretary of said Territory, thirty-eight thousand dollars.
Montana Territory. For amount required to pay the increased salaries of the judges authorized by the act of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, two thousand five hundred dollars.
For amount required to pay outstanding liabilities on account of compensation and mileage of members of the legislative assembly, officers, clerks, and contingent expenses of the assembly, twenty thousand dollars: Provided, That froin and after the thirtieth June next the salaries of the judges of Utah Territory shall be the same as now paid to judges in Idaho
and Montana Territories.
Wyoming Territory. For expenses of the Territory from January first, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, to June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, namely:
For governor, one thousand five hundred dollars.
Governments in the Territories.
Dakota. 1867, ch. 150, § 3. Vol. xiv. p. 426.
Salaries of the Territory estabjudges of Utah
Pay of officers
For chief justice and two associate justices, at two thousand five hundred dollars each, three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars: Pro- not to commence vided, That the compensation of the said officers of the said Territory of Wyoming shall not commence until they have been commissioned and qualified.
For secretary, nine hundred dollars.
For contingent expenses of the Territory, five hundred dollars. Department of State. For blank-books, stationery, book-cases, arms of the United States, seals, presses, flags, postages, and miscellaneous expenses of the consuls of the United States, including loss by exchange, fifteen thousand dollars.
For the incidental and contingent Expenses of the Department of State. For stationery, furniture, fixtures, and repairs, two thousand dollars.
For the general Purposes of the Building occupied by the Department of State. For rent, fuel, alterations, watchmen and laborers, twelve thousand dollars.
until they are
commissioned and qualified.
Solicitor and judge advocate
For salary of solicitor and judge advocate of the Navy Department, from March fourth to July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, eleven Navy Departhundred and sixty-seven dollars.
Court-house, &c. at Madison.
For the continuation of the work on the United States court-house and post-office at Madison, Wisconsin, twenty-five thousand dollars. For the construction of basin and new dock barge office at New York, barge office, twenty-five thousand dollars.
For the construction of a public building at Springfield, Illinois, for court-house and post-office, and the accommodation of officers of the Springfield, IlliUnited States, twenty-five thousand dollars.
For construction of appraisers' stores at Philadelphia, thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars.
For the continuation of the work on the public building at Cairo,
Appraisers' stores at Philadelphia. Building at Cairo, Ill.
Custom house at St. Paul;
Marine hospital, Chicago.
Custom-house at San Francisco.
Pay of superintendent of foreign mails; of money-order system;
of chief of di vision of deadletter office;
Anticipated deficiency in
Post-Office Department. For compensation of the superintendent of foreign mails from August first, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, to June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, two thousand seven hundred and forty-seven dollars and twenty-eight cents. For compensation to the superintendent of the money-order system from July twenty seven, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, to June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixtynine, four hundred and sixty-four dollars and sixty-seven cents. For compensation of chief of division of the dead-letter office from August first, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, to June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, two thousand two hundred and eighty-nine dollars and forty cents. For compensation of one clerk of class four, and two clerks of class three, from August first, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, to June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, four thousand five hundred and seventy-eight dollars and eighty-one cents.
For amount required to meet a deficiency in the revenues of the Postrevenues of 1868. Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen
hundred and sixty-eight, seven hundred and forty-one thousand four hundred and sixty-six dollars and eighty-five cents.
Government building corner F and Seventeenth streets.
Cavalry and artillery horses.
Barracks and quarters.
Medical and hospital depart
Illinois, to be used for a post-office, custom-house, and United States court-room, twenty-five thousand dollars.
For construction of custom-house at Saint Paul, Minnesota, twenty-five thousand dollars.
For construction of custom-house at Ogdensburgh, New York, twelve thousand five hundred dollars.
For continuing the work on the marine hospital at Chicago, twentyfive thousand dollars.
For repairs of custom-house at San Francisco, seven thousand five hundred dollars.
Secret service fund.
Patent-Office Building. For casual repairs of the patent-office building, five thousand dollars.
To supply the deficiency in the appropriation for lighting the Capitol dent's house and and President's house, and the public grounds around them, and around
Lighting Capitol, Presi
public grounds. the executive offices, twelve thousand dollars.
For amount required to meet an anticipated deficiency in the revenues of the Post-Office Department for the current fiscal year, three million seven hundred and sixty-two thousand five hundred dollars.
To supply deficiency in the appropriations for government building at the corner of F and Seventeenth streets, for fuel and compensation of firemen, for repairs and for miscellaneous items, three thousand dollars.
War Department. For regular supplies of the quartermasters' department, two million five hundred thousand dollars.
For incidental expenses of the quartermasters' department, five hundred thousand dollars.
For horses for cavalry and artillery, one million five hundred thousand dollars.
For transportation of officers' baggage, one hundred thousand dollars.
For medical and hospital department, fifty thousand dollars.
For contingencies of the army, four hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars.
For medical and hospital department, seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
For secret service fund, one hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That the three last-named sums are appropriated for the purpose of enabling the Secretary of the Treasury to settle accounts of disbursing officers for expenditures already made in pursuance of law, and shall not make any ctual disbursement, but merely a transfer on the books of the treasury.