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IN THE OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY:
The Comptroller of the Currency, five thousand dollars;
Deputy comptroller, three thousand dollars;
Four chiefs of division, at two thousand four hundred dollars each;
IN THE OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE:
The Commissioner of Internal Revenue, six thousand dollars;
Seven heads of division, at two thousand five hundred dollars each;
Thirty clerks of class four;
Forty-two clerks of class three;
Fifty clerks of class two;
Eighteen clerks of class one;
Seventy clerks, at nine hundred dollars each;
And fifteen laborers.
IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.
Clerks of Comptroller of the Currency.
R. S., § 325.
- of Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
R. S., § 319.
- of divisions of Loans and Currency in Secretary's
That there shall be in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury a Division of Loans and a Division of Currency, with the following em- office. ployees:
Two chiefs of division, at two thousand eight hundred dollars each; Two assistant chiefs of division, at two thousand four hundred dollars each;
Fourteen clerks of class four;
Eight clerks of class three;
Six clerks of class two;
Four clerks of class one;
Sixty clerks, at nine hundred dollars each;
Eleven laborers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each;
And twelve laborers, at not exceeding two dollars and twenty-five cents a day each;
And additional pay to three fourth-class clerks in the Division of Loans, namely, receiving clerk of bonds and two bookkeepers, three hundred dollars each.
IN THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER:
Seventeen clerks of class four;
R. S., § 235.
- of Treasurer.
R. S., §§ 235, 301
One hundred and forty-five counters and copyists, at nine hundred dollars each;
And twenty-six laborers.
IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF THE TREASURY.
R. S., 235, 312
Five chiefs of division, at two thousand five hundred dollars each; 315.
Twelve clerks of class four;
Twelve clerks of class three;
Clerks of First
R. S., § 235.
Duties of chief
Four clerks of class two;
Five clerks of class one;
One hundred counters and copyists at nine hundred dollars each;
And six laborers.
IN THE OFFICE OF THE FIRST AUDITOR OF THE TREASURY:
Four clerks of class four;
Three clerks of class three;
Three clerks of class two;
And two clerks of class one.
That the duties heretofore prescribed by law and performed by the clerks transferred chief clerks in the several Bureaus named shall hereafter devolve upon, to deputy officers, and be performed by, the several deputy comptrollers, deputy auditors, R. S., §§ 173-175, deputy register, and deputy commissioner herein named: 15 Opin. Att'y-Gen., 3.
ment to be distrib
Appointments in Provided, That on and after January first, eighteen hundred and Treasury Depart- seventy-six, the appointments of this Department shall be so arranged uted among the as to be equally distributed between the several States of the United States, &c. States, Territories, and the District of Columbia, according to population.
R. S., § 169.
Force to be em
SEC. 3. That to carry into effect the provisions of section three of the ployed in office of act entitled "An act fixing the amount of United States notes, providTreasurer in carrying out law for re- ing for a redistribution of the national-bank currency, and for other distribution of purposes" approved June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, national-bank the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to appoint the following notes through force, to be employed under his direction, namely:
R. S., § 169. 1874, June 20, ch. 343, § 3.
-in office of Treas
R. S., §§ 301-311.
-in office of Comptroller of the Currency.
R. S., § 169.
IN THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER:
One superintendent, three thousand five hundred dollars;
Two principal tellers and one principal book-keeper, at two thousand six hundred dollars each;
One assistant principal book-keeper at two thousand five hundred dollars;
Two assistant tellers, at two thousand two hundred dollars each ;
Two clerks of class four;
Two clerks of class three;
Four clerks of class two;
Forty-four clerks of class one;
Twenty-one clerks, at one thousand dollars each;
Sixty clerks, at nine hundred dollars each;
Five assistant messengers;
And three persons to be employed at four hundred and thirty-two. dollars each:
For which the sum of one hundred and sixty-six thousand and six hundred and fifty six dollars is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
IN THE OFFICE OF THE COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY.
One superintendent, at two thousand four hundred dollars;
One teller and one principal book-keeper, at two thousand four hundred dollars each;
One assistant book-keeper, at two thousand two hundred dollars;
Four clerks of class one;
Twenty clerks, at nine hundred dollars each;
And one messenger;
For which the sum of thirty-four thousand eight hundred and forty
dollars is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
And at the end of each month, the Secretary of the Treasury shall re-imburse the Treasury to the full amount paid out under the provisions of this section by transfer of said amount from the deposit of the national banking-associations with the Treasury of the United States;
And at the end of each fiscal year he shall transfer from said deposit to the Treasury of the United States such sum as may have been actually expended under his direction for stationery, rent, fuel, light, and other necessary incidental expenses which have been incurred in carrying into effect the [the] provisions of the said section of the above named act.
of Treasury for cost bank notes.
of redistribution of
1874, June 20, ch. 343, § 3.
Uniform time for
SEC. 6. That section twenty-five of the Revised Statutes prescribing the time for holding elections for Representatives to Congress, is hereby election of Repremodified so as not to apply to any State that has not yet changed its day of election, and whose constitution must be amended in order to effect a change in the day of the election of State officers in said State.
sentatives to Con-
R. S., § 25.
for official acts to
SEC. 8. That in any action now pending, or which may be brought Actions against against any person for or on account of anything done by him while an officers of Congress officer of either House of Congress in the discharge of his official duty, be defended by disin executing any order of such House, the district attorney for the dis- trict attorney, untrict within which the action is brought, on being thereto requested by der directions of the officer sued, shall enter an appearance in behalf of such officer; and Attorney-General, all provisions of the eighth section (3) of the act of July twenty-eighth, R. S., §§ 629, par. eighteen hundred and sixty-six, entitled "An act to protect the revenue, 12; 643, 645, 646, and for other purposes," and also all provisions of the sections of former 827,834, 989. acts therein referred to, so far as the same relate to the removal of suits, the withholding of executions, and the paying of judgments against revenue or other officers of the United States, shall become applicable to such action and to all proceedings and matters whatsoever connected therewith, and the defense of such action shall thenceforth be conducted under the supervison and direction of the Attorney General.
SEC. 9. That the Secretary of State shall cause the statutes at large Statutes at enacted by each Congress, which shall be edited and printed pursuant Large to be stereotyped and offered to the provisions of section seven of the act entitled "An act for pub- for sale. lication of the Revised Statutes and the laws of the United States," 1874, June 20, ch. approved June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, to be 333, §§ 7, 9. stereotyped and offered for sale in the same manner and on the same terms as is provided in and by section nine of said act herein mentioned in respect to the laws of each session of Congress.
That the provisions of section two of the act entitled "An act provid- to be kept on ing for the distribution of the Revised Statutes," approved February sale through areighteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, shall apply to the stat rangements with utes at large enacted by each Congress and to the laws of each session 1875, Feb. 18, ch. of Congress, to be published pursuant to said act of June twentieth, 84, § 2. eighteen hundred and seventy-four, in the same manner as if specially mentioned therein.
R. S., § 3807.
That the Congressional Printer be, and he is hereby directed, in causing to be printed and bound an edition of the laws at the close of the binding same, and session for the use of the Senate and the House of Representatives, to print the same from the stereotype plates of the edition prepared under the direction of the Department of State, with the index thereof; And so much of the act entitled (4) "An act to expedite and regulate the printing of public documents, and for other purposes," approved June twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, as requires the
NOTES.-(3) The eighth section of the act of 1866, ch. 298 (14 Stat. L., 329), is not in terms found in the Revised Statutes, but the provisions to which it refers and to which reference seems to be made in this act are incorporated into the Revised Statutes in the several sections noted in the margin.
(4) The provision of the act of 1864, ch. 155 (13 Stat. L., 184), here repealed, is incorporated into Revised Statutes, § 3807, noted in the margin.
Maximum compensation of surveyors of customs. R. S., § 2688.
preparation of an alphabetical index, under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing, be and the same is hereby, repealed.
SEC. 10. That section two thousand six hundred and eighty-eight of the Revised Statutes of the United States be amended by inserting at the end thereof as follows: "That hereafter the maximum compensation 1874, ch. 391, § of each surveyor of customs, performing the duties of collectors of customs, shall be five thousand dollars a year, out of any and all fees and 1879, ch. 103. emoluments by him received.” (5)
Bonds for sink
SEC. 11. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized, at ing fund may be such times as may be necessary, for the purpose of obtaining bonds for called in by Secre- the sinking-fund, in compliance with sections three thousand six huntary of Treasury. R. S., §§ 3694- dred and ninety-four to three thousand six hundred and ninety-seven, inclusive, of the Revised Statutes of the United States, to give public. 1879, Jan. 25, ch. notice that he will redeem, in coin, at par, any bonds of the United States, bearing interest at the rate of six per centum, of the kind known as five-twenties; and in three months after the date of such public notice, the interest on the bonds so selected and called for payment shall cease.
SEC. 12. That it shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Patents to drawings, &c., furnish, free of cost, one copy of the bound volumes of specifications and published by Patent Office to be drawings of patents published by the Patent-Office, to each of the Exfurnished Depart- ecutive Departments of Government, upon the request of the head thereof. [March 3, 1875.]
R. S., §§ 481, 490.
NOTE.-(5) This amendment is incorporated into the second edition of the Revised Statutes in § 2688.
March 3, 1875. 18 Stat. L., 402.
AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPLY DEFICIENCIES IN THE APPROPRIATIONS
That so much of the appropriation for subsistence of the Army as stores for sale to may be necessary may be applied to the purchase of subsistence-stores Army officers may for sale to officers for the use of themselves and their families, and to be purchased from subsistence approcommanders of companies or other organizations, for the use of the enpriations. listed men of their companies or organizations,
-proceeds of sale And the proceeds of all sales of subsistence-supplies shall hereafter of, not to be cov- be exempt from being covered into the Treasury and shall be immediR. S, 3618, ately available for the purchase of fresh supplies. 3672, 3692.
ered into Treasury.
Commission for SEC. 4. That the provisions contained in the act approved disbursing money March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, entitled "An act making in construction of appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the servpublic buildings ice of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen limited to threeeighths of one per hundred and sixty-nine, and for other purposes," (1) limiting the compensation to be allowed for the disbursement of moneys appropriated for the construction of any public building was intended and shall be deemed and held to limit the compensation to be allowed to any disbursing officer who disburses moneys appropriated for and expended in
R. S., § 3654.
NOTES. (1) The provisions of the act of 1869, ch. 123 (15 Stat. L., 312), here referred to, are incorporated into the Revised Statutes in § 3654, noted in the margin.
the construction of any public building as aforesaid to three-eighths of one per centum for said services.
Band at Military
SECT. 9. That the military academy band, shall consist of one teacher of music, who shall be leader of the band, and may be a civilian, and of Academy; of what forty enlisted musicians of the band
SEC. 10. That the teacher of music shall receive ninety dollars per month, one ration, and the allowance of fuel of a second lieutenant of the army; and that of the enlisted musicians of the band, ten shall each be paid thirty-four dollars per month: and the remaining thirty shall each be paid thirty dollars per month; and that the enlisted musicians of the band shall have the benefits as to pay, arising from re-enlistments and length of service, applicable to other enlisted men of the army.
R. S., §§ 1278, 1282, 1283.
SEC. 12. That (2) section thirty-three hundred and nine of the Revised Tax on distilled Statutes be so amended that the word seventy, wherever it occurs in the spirits assessed by same, shall be stricken out and the word ninety be substituted therefor. 90 cents a gallon. Commissioner to be R. S., § 3309. 1875, March 3, ch. 127, § 1.
SECTION 14, That hereafter the commissions of all officers under the Commissions of direction of and control of the Secretary of the Interior shall be made out and recorded in the Department of the Interior, and the seal of the said Department affixed thereto; any laws to the contray nothwithstand ing:
Provided, That the said seal shall not be affixed to any such commission before the same shall have been signed by the President of the United States.
And all commissions heretofore issued in conformity to the provisions (3) of the third section of the act of thirty-first of May eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and all official acts done by officers thus commissioned are hereby declared legal and valid.
officers under Secretary of Interior to be made, &c., in his Department,
R. S., §§ 437, 1794.
entitled to benefit
of homestead laws. R. S., §§ 22892317.
1881, June 18, ch.
SEC. 15. That any Indian born in the United States, who is the head of a family, or who has arrived at the age of twenty-one years, and who has abandoned, or may hereafter abandon, his tribal relations, shall, on making satisfactory proof of such abandonment, under rules to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, be entitled to the (4) benefits of the act entitled "An act to secure homesteads to actual settlers on the 23, §§ 2, 3. public domain," approved May twentieth, eighteen hundred and sixtytwo, and the acts amendatory thereof, except that the provisions of the eighth section of the said act shall not be held to apply to entries made under this act:
not to alienate
Provided, however, That the title to lands acquired by any Indian by virtue hereof shall not be subject to alienation or incumbrance, either same, &c. by voluntary conveyance or the judgment, decree, or order of any court, and shall be and remain inalienable for a period of five years from the date of the patent issued therefor:
interest of, in
Provided, That any such Indian shall be entitled to his distributive share of all annuities, tribal funds, lands, and other property, the same tribal property, as though he had maintained his tribal relations; and any transfer, &c. alienation, or incumbrance of any interest he may hold or claim by reason of his former tribal relations shall be void.
SEC. 16. That in all cases in which Indians have heretofore entered - entries of homepublic lands under the homestead-law, and have proceeded in accord- stead by, heretoance with the regulations prescribed by the Commissioner of the Gen- fore made, coneral Land Office, or in which they may hereafter be allowed to so enter R. S., §§ 2289under said regulations prior to the promulgation of regulations to be 2317.
NOTES.-(2) This amendment has been incorporated into the second edition of the Revised Statutes. (3) The section here referred to, 1854, ch. 60, $3 (10 Stat. L., 297), was the same as the first paragraph of this section, but was omitted from the Revised Statutes.
(4) The provisions here referred to are incorporated into Revised Statutes in the sections noted in the margin. The eighth section of the act of 1862, ch. 75 (12 Stat. L., 392), here excepted, forms § 2301 of Revised Statutes.