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Salaries and ex. [Par. 4.] For salaries and traveling.expenses of agents at seal fisheries penses of agents of in Alaska: one agent at three thousand six hundred and fifty dollars sea l-fisheries, Alaska.
per annum; one assistant agent at two thousand nine hundred and R. S., OØ 1973, twenty dollars per annum ; two assistant agents at two thousand one 1974.
hundred and ninety dollars each per annum; and for necessary travel1876, July 31, ch. ing-expenses of agents going to and returning from Alaska, at six 246, și.
hundred dollars each per annum;
And hereafter no payment whatever shall be made for this purpose from indefinite appropriations.
one cent an ounce.
Mailable matter (Par. 5.] That section eight of the act approved June twenty-third, of third class to pay eighteen hundred and seventy-four, “making appropriations for the serR. S.
, $$ 3878, vice of the Post Office Department for the year ending June thirtieth, 3879.
eighteen hundred and seventy-five, and for other purposes,” be, and the 1874, June 23, ch. same is hereby, amended as follows: Insert the word "ounce” in lieu of 456, 8.
the words “two ounces.” 13 Blatch., 207. Secretary of [Par. 6.] That the Secretary of State be, and he is hereby, authorized State may rent, to rent, furnish, and keep suitable buildings, with grounds appurtenant, &c: buildings at at Peking, for the use of the legation in China, at an annual cost not Peking for legation.
exceeding five thousand dollars; that the period of such lease shall be R. S., § 1680. for two or more years, and with renewals, as the Secretary of State shall
Supervising sur- [Par. 7.] That hereafter the salary of the supervising surgeon-general geon of marine hos of the United States marine hospital service shall be paid out of the pitals, toberapa marine hospital fund, at the rate of four thousand dollars per year; and
by President, &c.; his sal. the supervising surgeon-general shall be appointed by the President, by
and with the advice and consent of the Senate. R. S., 4802. 1875, March 3, ch. 156, 07.
Light-House [Par. 8. For erection of range-lights to guide into the cut through th Board may lease outer bar at the mouth of the Saginaw River, in the State of Michigan, grounds for lights and for the construction of a new dwelling-house for the lighthouse house service at mouth of Saginaw keeper's use, * * And that the jurisdiction of the Light-House River.
Board is hereby extended so that it shall be lawful for said board to lease R. S., Ś 4658.
the necessary ground for erection and maintainance of the said lights. Tolls on vessels [Par. 9.] That the portion of the act of Congress entitled "An act entering or clear, making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for River to cease at the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventyter completion of five," approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, which light-house. makes appropriation for the construction of a light house at the mouth
1874, June 23, ch. of Thunder Bay River, in the State of Michigan, be so amended that 455, par. 7.
the proviso thereto attached shall read as follows: Provided, That when the light-house is completed, from that time and thereafter further collections of tolls from vessels and their cargoes entering or clearing from said river is hereby prohibited.
Cost of survey of
[Par. 10.] That the provisions of the third section of the act entitled private land claims not re
An act to reduce the expenses of the survey of the public lands in the quired to be paid United States," approved May thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixtybefore issuo of two, requiring that the cost of survey and platting shall be paid by the patent.
claimant for any private land claim before a patent therefor shall be is. R. S., \ 2400.
sued, be, and the same is hereby repealed. (2)
Duties of board
[Par. 11.] That the duties devolved and the authority conferred upon trict of Columbia the board of metropolitan police by law, for police purposes, in said extended to public District [of Columbia), shall extend to and include all public squares or squares, &c.
R. S., 1819. NOTEs.-(1) This same provision is enacted again in the next following act (18 Stat. L., 405). It is R.S., vol. 2, Dist.
not deemed necessary to repeat it in this volume.
(2) The provisions of 1862, ch. 86. 93 (12 Stat. L., 409), here referred to, aro incorporated into the Col., 09 321-438. Revised Statutes in 2400, noted in the margin.
places; and said board are hereby authorized and required to make appropriate rules and regulations in relation thereto.
Par. 12. That the Secretary of the Navy is authorized to dispose of Useless ordnance the useless ordnance material on hand at public sale, according to law, material of Navy the net proceeds of which shall be turned into the Treasury;
may be sold; apAnd an amount equal to the same is hereby appropriated, to be ap- cure new material,
propriation to proplied to the purpose of procuring a supply of material adapted in man. &c. ufacture and calibre to the present wants of the service;
R. S., Qý 3618,
3672, 3692. But there shall be expended, under this provision, not more than seventy-five thousand dollars in one year;
And in the case of sale of like materials in the War Department, the proceeds of which shall be turned into the Treasury, an amount equal to the net proceeds of such sale is hereby appropriated for the purpose of procuring a supply of material adapted in manufacture and calibre to the present wants of the war service;
And there shall be expended in the War Department, under this provision, not more than seventy-five thousand dollars in any one year.
[Par. 13.] That so much of section thirty-eight of the Revised Stat- Menibers, &c., of utes as requires the Clerk of the House of Representatives to omit from House whose seats the pay-roll of Representatives and Delegates elect to Congress those are contested not holders of legal certificates whose election he may be notified will be
to be omitted from
pay-roll. contested be, and the same bereby is repealed.
R. S., Ø 38.
[Par. 14.] And hereafter no money shall be paid por contracts made Restriction upon for payment for any site for a public building in excess of the amount contracts and exspecifically appropriated therefor;
penditures for pub
lic buildings and And no money shall be expended upon any public building on which site therefor. work has not yet been actually begun until after drawings and specifi. R. S., Ø 3663, cations together with detailed estimates of the cost thereof, shall have 3733–3735, 5503. been made by the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department, 476, 6-2.
1874, June 23, ch. and said plans and estimates shall have been approved by the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of the Interior, and the Postmaster General;
And all appropriations made for the construction of such building shall be expended within the limitations of the act authorizing the same or limiting the cost thereof;
And no change of said plan involving an increase of expense exceeding ten per centum of the amount to which said building was limited shall be allowed or paid by any officer of the Government without the special authority of Congress.
SEC. 2. That on and after July first, eighteen hundred and seventy. Organization five, the organization of the Treasury Department, and the several and salaries in offices thereof, and the annual salaries paid to the persons therein, ment.
Treasury Departshall be as follows, to wit:
R. S., V 2:35. IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY:
Office of Secre
tary. The Secretary, eight thousand dollars;
R.S., 09 160, 200, Two assistant secretaries, at four thousand five hundred dollars each ; 235, 242. Chief clerk, three thousand dollars;
One chief of division of warrants, estimates, and appropriations, three thousand dollars ;
Seven chiefs of division, at two thousand eight hundred dollars each ;
Eight assistant chiefs of division, at two thousand four hundred dollars each;
Two disbursing clerks at two tbousand eight hundred dollars each ;
Eighteen clerks of class one;
One clerk of class four and one clerk of class one, to assist the chief clerk in superintending the building,
One captain of the watch, one thousand four hundred dollars;
Sixty watchmen, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, and additional to two of said watchmen, acting as lieutenants of watchmen, two hundred and eighty dollars each ;
Twenty-five laborers, it seven hundred and twenty dollars each ;
And ninety char-women, at one bundred and eighty dollars each. Clerks of Con
IN THE CONSTRUCTION BRANCH OF THE TREASURY:struction Branch.
Supervising Architect, four thousand five hundred dollars;
Chief clerk, two thousand five hundred dollars;
And one messenger. - of First Comp
IN THE OFFICE OF THE FIRST COMPTROLLER:
The First Comptroller of the Treasury, five thousand dollars;
And three laborers, - of Second Comp
IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECOND COMPTROLLER:troller.
The Second Comptroller, five thousand dollars;
Deputy comptroller, two thousand eight hundred dollars;
And three laborers,
R.S., \ 9 235, 316- The Commissioner of Customs, four thousand five hundred dollars ; 318.
Deputy commissioner, two thousand five hundred dollars;
- of First Auditor.
R. S., 5 235.
- of Second Anditor.
R. S., ý 235.
-of Third Auditor.
R. S., $ 276.
IN THE OFFICE OF THE FIRST AUDITOR:
IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECOND AUDITOR :
IN THE OFFICE OF THE THIRD AUDITOR:-
IN THE OFFICE OF THE FOURTI AUDITOR:-
IN THE OFFICE OF THE FIFTH AUDITOR:-
Clerks of Sixth IN THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR OF THE TREASURY FOR THE POST Auditor.
OFFICE DEPARTMENT: R. S., 0 276.
The Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department, four thousand dollars;
Deputy auditor, two thousand five hundred dollars;
Eight clerks of class four, and, additional to one clerk of class four as disbursing clerk, two hundred dollars;
Fifty-four clerks of class three;
Also fifteen female assorters of money orders, at nine hundred dollars each.
IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER:
The Register of the Treasury, four thousand five hundred dollars;
One assistant register and one deputy register, at two thousand five hundred dollars each;
Seven clerks of class four;
IN THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER: - of Treasurer. R. S., 09 235, 301- The Treasurer of the United States, six thousand five hundred dollars; 311.
Assistant treasurer, three thousand eight hundred dollars;
Two principal bookkeepers, one at two thousand six hundred dollars and one at two thousand five hundred dollars;
Two tellers, one at two thousand seven hundred dollars and one at two thousand six hundred dollars;
One chief clerk, at two thousand seven hundred dollars;
Two assistant tellers, at two thousand three hundred and fifty dollars each;
Thirteen clerks of class four;
IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIGHT HOUSE BOARD:
The chief clerk of the Light House Board, two thousand five hundred R. S., 235.
Two clerks of class four;