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APPENDIX-^— To Gales Seaton's Register. 85
18th Congress, ? Laws of the United States.
2d Session. ^ j '
AjY ACT to remit the duties on books, maps, and charts, imported for the use of the Library of Congress-
Be it enacted, &c. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, directed to remit all duties upon
such books, maps, and charts, as have been, during the present year, or hereafter may be, imported into the
United States, by the authority of the Joint Library Committee of Congress, for the use of the Library of
' Approved, February 11,1825.
XV ACT making appropriations for the Military Service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight
hundred and tiventy-five.
Be it enacted, &c. That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, respectively, appropriated for
the military service of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, to wit:
, For pay of the army, and subsistence of officers, including the Military Academy, nine hundred and ninety-
four thousand four hundred and seven dollars and seventy-five cents.
For subsistence, in addition to an unexpended balance on the first of January one thousand eight hundred and
twenty-five, of twenty-nine thousand one hundred and eighty-eight dollars and forty-five cents, two hundred and
sixty thousand four hundred and twenty-nine dollars and fifty-five cents.
For forage for officers, thirty-five thousand five hundred and twenty dollars. .
For the recruiting service, in addition to an unexpended balance on the first January, one thousand eight hun-
dred and twenty-five, of one thousand dollars, twenty-three thousand five hundred dollars.
For the contingent expenses of the recruiting service, in addition to an unexpended balance on the first January,
one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, of eight thousand five hundred dollars, three thousand seven hundred
and fifty dollars.
For the Purchasing Department, two hundred and four thousand five hundred and'forty nine dollars and eighty-
For the purchase of woollens, during the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, in advance for
the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, twenty thousand dollars.
For the expense of building a brick wall round the arsenal lot, on Schuylkill, and repairs of public buildings
thereon, eight thousand dollars.
For Medical and Hospital Department, in addition to amount on hand, on first of January, one thousand eight
hundred and twenty-five, of thirteen thousand dollars, twenty thousand dollars.
For Quarter Master General's Department, two hundred and eighty-four thousand nine hundred and seventy-
three dollars and seventy-five cents.
For Quartermaster's supplies, transportation, mathematical instruments, books, and stationery, for the Military
Academy at West Point, eleven thousand five hundred dollars.
For the contingencies of the army, ten thousand dollars.
For the National Armories, three hundred and sixty thousand dollars.
For the current expenses of the Ordnance Service, forty thousand seven hundred dollars,
For Arsenals, forty-four thousand six hundred dollars. .
For the pensions of the Revolutionary Pensioners of the United States, one million two hundred and forty-eight
thousand four hundred and fifty-two dollars and twenty-six cents.
For the half-pay pensions to widows and orphans, twenty thousand dollars. , , .
For making surveys, and carrying on the operations of the Board ol Engineers, in relation to Internal Im- v
provements, and in addition to an unexpended balance on hand, twenty-eight thousand five hundred and sixty-
For paying certain states the amount due on account of Militia in the service of the United States, during the
late war, ninety-two thousand five hundred and thirty-five dollars and seventy-seven cents, being an amount here-
tofore appropriated, and which has passed to the surplus tund.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums hereby appropriated shall be paid out of any money in
the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated: Provided, however, That no money appropriated by this act, snail be
paid to any person for his compensation, who is in arrears to the United States, until such persons sia jave
accounted for, and paid into the Treasury, all sums for which he may be liable: Provided, also That nothing
in this section contained shall be construed to extend to balances arising solely from the depreciation at
Treasury notes received by such persons to be expended in the public service ; but, in all cases w ere e P Y
salary of any person is withheld, in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officer, if demand-
ed by the party, his agent or attorney, to report forthwith to the agent of the Treasury ep.ir m ni«rmat
due ; and it shall be the duty of the said agent, within sixty days thereafter, to order suit to be commenced against
such delinquent and his sureties. Approved, February 21,1825.
.WJCT making appropriations for the support of the JVavy of the United States for the year one thousand eight
hundred and twenty-five.
Be it enacted, &e. That, for defraying the expenses of the navy, for the year one thousand eight hundred and
twenty five, the following sums be, and the same are hereby, respectively, approp 1 ■ vards. shore sta-
For the pay and subsistence of the officers, and pay of the seamen, ot >er dollars and thirty -
tions, and m ordinary, seven hundred and eighty-three thousand five hundred and fifty-four dollars ana tn ny
"Sthepayand subsistence of officers, and others at navy yards, shore stations, and in ordinary, two hundred
and seventy-nine thousand three hundred and sixty-four dollars and seventy--three cents.
For provisions, three hundred and fifty-five thousand elS'jt hundred an(j fifty thousand
For repairs of vessels, and for wear and tear of vessels m commission, four hundeteu ana tmy
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