Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress Page: 86
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86 APPENDIX—-To Gales & Seatoris Register.
18th Congress, ? ^ of ^ mkd s(a(e~ '3
2d Session. s j ..yi
For improvement and repairs of Navy yards, one hundred and sixty-five thousand dollars, viz. at Portsmouth, in -8j
New Hampshire, three thousand dollars; at Charlestown, in Massachusetts, twenty thousand lollars ; at New York, * j
sixty thousand dollars; at Philadelphia, twelve thousand dollars; at Washington, forty thousand dollars; at Nor-
folk, including the purchase of a tract of land for the extension and security of the navy yard at that place, thirty
thousand dollars. -j
For ordnance, and ordnance stores, thirty-five thousand dollars. \V
For medicines and hospital stores, thirty-five thousand dollars.
For defraying the expenses which may accrue during the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, for S
the following purposes: For freight and transportation of materials and stores of every description; for wharfage
and dockage; for storeage and rent; for travelling expenses of officers and transportation of seamen ; for house ;]
rent or chamber money; for fuel and candles to officers, other than those attached to navy yards and shore stations ; •
for commissions, clerk hire, office rerit, stationery and fuel, to navy agents ; for premiums and incidental expenses s
of recruiting, for expenses of pursuing deserters: for compensation to Judge Advocates; for per diem allowance s
to persons attending courts martial and courts of inquiry, and to officers engaged in extra service beyond the 13 s
roits of their stations; for expenses of persons in sick quarters; for burying deceased persons belonging to the navy;
for printing and for stationery of every description; for books, charts, nautical and mathematical instruments, chro-
nometers, models and drawings ; for purchase and repairs of steam and fire engines and machinery; for purchase
and maintenance of oxen and horses, and for carts, wheels, and workmen's tools, of every description; for postage
of letters on the public service; for pilotage; for cabin furniture for vessels in commission ; for taxes on navy yards
and public property; for assistance rendered to public vessels in distress; for incidental labor at navy yards, not
applicable to any other appropriation : for coals and other fuel for forges, foundries, steam engines, and for can- -Vj
dies, oil, and fuel, for vessels in commission and in ordinary, and for no other object or purpose whatever, two hun-
ired thousand dollars. -
For contingent expenses, for objects arising in the current year, and not hereinbefore enumerated, five thou-
For pay and subsistence of the Marine corps, one hundred and eighty-nine thousand eight hundred and sixty
dollars and fifty cents.
For clothing for the same, twenty-eight thousand seven hundred and sixty-five dollars.
For fuel for the same, six thousand dollars. f
For medicines, hospital stores, and instruments for the officers and marines stationed on shore, two thousand
three hundred and sixty-nine dollars and seventy-one cents.
For contingent expenses, that is to say, fuel for commissioned officers, transportation, stationer}', bed sacks, i
straw, extra rations to officers, and postage on public letters, fourteen thousand dollars.
For arrearages of contingent expenses for the years one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three and twenty- f
four, five thousand dollars. " jj
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums hereby appropriated shall be paid out of any money in S
the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated: Provided, however, That no money appropriated by this act, shall be
paid to any person for his compensation, who is in arrears to the United States, until such person shall have ac-
counted 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 of Treasury notes I
received by such person to be expended in the public service; but, in all cases where the pay or salary of any '
person is withheld, in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officer, if demanded by the party,:
his agent, or attorney, to report forthwith to the agent of the Treasury Department the balance 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.
AN A CT making appropriations for the Support of Government, for the year eighteen hundred and twentv-fve.
Be it enacted, &c. That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, respectively, appropriated for the ser-
vice of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty five; that is to say :
For compensation to the Senators and Members of the House of Representatives, their officers and clerks, in ad-
dition to the sum of two hundred and sixty-five thousand dollars, appropriated by the act of the fifteenth day of
December last, sixtv-i'our thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight dollars.
For expenses of Fuel, Stationery, Printing, and ail other incidental and contingent expenses of both Houses of
Congress, sixty-five thousand dollars.
For the expenses oi the Library of Congress, including the salary of the Librarian, one thousand nine hundred
and fifty dollars.
For compensation to the President of the United States, twenty-five thousand dollars.
For compensation to the Vice President of the United States, five thousand dollars.
For compensation to the Secretary of State, six thousand dollars.
For compensation to the Clerks in the Department of State, per act of the twentieth of April, one thousand eight
hundred and eighteen, fifteen thousand nine hundred dollars.
For compensation to the Messengers in said Department, including the Messenger in the Patent Office, one thou-
sand four hundred and fifty dollars.
For compensation to one Mechanist, per act of twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-
four, seven hundred dollars.
I or the incidental and contingent expenses ofthe Department of State, including the expenses of printing the
laws, and for extra copying of papers, twenty-five thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.
For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, six thousand dollars.
For compensation to the : clerks in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, per act of twentieth of April, one
thousand eight hundred and eighteen, including four hundred dollars short, appropriated for one thousand eight
hundred and twenty-four, ten thousand eight hundred dollars.
or compensation of one Clerk, per act of twenty-sixth of May, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four,
one thousand one hundred and fifty dollars.
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