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Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall cause the said land Fort Reynolds to be offered in tracts of not more than eighty acres each, and sold sep- reservation, bow to arately at public outcry, to the highest bidder, after giving not less than be sold. three months' public notice of the time and place of sale, in not less than three public newspapers printed and published in said Territory. [June 19, 1874.)
June 20, 1874. 18 Stat. L., 85.
AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE, AND JUDICIAL
EXPENSES OF THE GOVERNMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH, EIGHT
KEN HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FIVE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. SECTION 1.
SECTION 1. Par. 1. Sergeant-at-Arms of Senate to receive Par. 18. Clerks of Paymaster-General. no fees.
19. - of Commissary-General. 2. Members of Capitol police or watch
20. — of Surgeon-General. not to receive pay while under sus.
of Chief of Engineers. pension, &c.
22. - of Chief of Ordnance. 3. Sergeant-at-Arms of House to receive
23. — of Military Justice. no fees.
24 - in Signal Office. 4. Public Printer to be appointed by
25. Enlisted men and discbarged soldiers President.
to be retained. 6. Third Assistant Secretary of State
- to be so placed as to be entitled to authorized.
promotion. 6. Laws not to be published in newspa
26. Additional compensation and employ. pers.
ment prohibited, except, &o. 7. Passport fee of $5 to be collected.
27. No new enlistment in general service 8. Secretary of State may prescribe du.
to be made. ties of certain officers and em
of temporary clerks to be reployés, make changes, &c.
duced. 9. Compensation of internal-rovenue
29. Attorney-General to report contin. gaugers.
gent expenses annually to Congress. 10. - of certain designated depositories,
30. Heads of departments, &c., to regu. limited.
late hours of labor, &c., clerks, &c.
neys to reside in their districte.
- exception as to southern district of New 12. Salaries of officers, &c., under Director
York. of Mint, established.
3. Civil officers to receive no perquisites or extra - at Philadelphia.
compensation. - at San Francisco.
- exception as to district attorneys. - at Carson City.
4. Permanent appropriation for expense of naat Denver.
tional cemeteries, &c., repealed. at New Orleans.
Secretary of Treasury to submit estimates
for such expenses.
to be covered into Treasury.
Contracts not affected. 16. — of Inspector-General.
Secretary of Treasury to report balances to 17. - of Quartermaster-General.
Be it enacted, &c.
Arms of Senate to fees or other compensation or emolument whatever for performing the
receive no fees. duties of the office, or in connection therewith. (1)
R. S., $ 52.
[Par. 2.) Provided, That whenever a member of the Capitol police or Members of Capwatch force is suspended from duty for cause, said policeman or watch. itol police or watch man shall receive no compensation for the time of such suspension if he not to receive pay
while under susshall not be reinstated. (2)
R. S., Ø 1823. [Par. 3. Sergeant-at-Arms, (of House)
Sergeant-atProvided, That hereafter he shall receive, directly or indirectly, no Arms of House to fees or other compensation or emolument whatever for performing the receive no fees. duties of the office, or in connection therewith. (1)
R. S., Ø 53.
NOTES.-(1) These provisions are the same in Revised Statutes, 59 52, 53, and are repeated here and in subsequent appropriation acts (18 Stat. L., 346).
(2) This provision, although it appears to be continuing, is repeated in subsequent appropriation ncts (18 Stat. L., 345).
Public Printer to [Par. 4.] Provided, That so much of the act entitled "An act providbe appointed by ing for the election of a Congressional Printer," approved February the President.
twenty-second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, (3) as provides for R. S., $ 3758. 1876, July 31, ch. the election of such officer by the Senate, and provides that such officer 246, par. 1. shall be deemed an officer of the Senate, shall cease and determine and
1876, Aug. 15, ch. become of no effect from and after the date of the first vacancy occur287, par. 3.
ring in said office; that the title of said officer shall thereafter be Public Priuter, and he shall be deemed an officer of the United States, and said office shall be filled by appointment by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
two Assistant Secretaries Secretary of State of State, at three thousand five hundred dollars each ; and one addiauthorized. tional Assistant Secretary of Státe, with like compersation, to be apR. S., V 200.
pointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to be known as the Third Assistant Secretary of State:
Laws not to be [Par. 6.] Provided, That after the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred published in news- and seventy-five, the publication of the laws in newspapers shall cease. papers.
R. S., $ 79.
Passport fee of $5 [Par. 7.] That from and after the first day of July next a fee of five dolto be collected, &c. lars shall be collected for each citizen's passport issued from the Depart
R.S., 09212,4075. ment. An account of these fees shall be kept, and the amount collected 1878, April 30, shall be paid into the Treasury of the United States at least quarterly. ch. 74. Secretary of
[Par. 8. Provided, That the Secretary of State may prescribe duties for State may pre- the Assistant Secretaries, the Solicitor, not interfering with his duties as scribe duties of an officer of the Department of Justice, and the clerks of Bureaus, as certain officers and well as for all the other employees in the Department, and may make employés, in a ke changes, &c. changes and transfers therein when, in his judgment, it becomes neces
R.S., Ø Ø 200, 202. sary.
Compensation of [Par. 9.] (Sup.) (Hereafter no gauger [internal revenue) shall receive a internal
revenue greater compensation than six dollars per day.) gaugers.
R. S., Ø 3157. 1875, March 3, ch. 129, ø 1. Superseded by 1878, June 19, ch. 329, ý 1, par. 4.
Compensation of [Par. 10.) For compensation to designated depositaries at Buffalo, New certain designated York; Louisville, Kentucky; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for receiv. depositaries limited.
ing, safely keeping, and paying out public money, R. S., \ 3655. Provided (4), That no compensation shall be allowed for the above R. S., Ø 3656.
services when the emoluments of the office of which said designated de1876, Aug, 15, positary is in commission amounts to the maximum compensation fixed ch. 287, par. 7. 8 C. C1. R., 2:35. by law; nor shall the amount allowed to any of said designated deposita10 C. CI. R., 229. ries for such services, when added to the emoluments of the office of
which he is in commission, be more than sufficient to make the maxi
mum compensation fixed by law: - further limited. And provided further, That the whole allowance to any designated de
positary for such service shall not exceed one thousand five hundred dollars per annum. (4)
[Par. 11.) Hereafter a detailed statement of the expenditure for the ment of contingent expenditures to be preceding fiscal year of all sums appropriated for contingent expenses presented to Con- in any Department or Bureau of the Government shall be presented to gress at each ses- Congress at the beginning of each regular session. (5) sion.
R. S., 0 60, 193, 209, 262.
NOTES.—(3) The provision here referred to of the act of 1867, ch. 59 (14 Stat. L., 398), is incorporated into the second edition of the Revised Statutes, in section 3758, noted in the margin.
(4) This limitation is repeated in 1875, ch. 129' (18 Stat. L., 355). (5) This provision is repeated in subsequent appropriation acts-1875, ch. 129 (18 Stat. L., 355); 1876, ch. 287 (19 Stat. L., 156); 1877, ch. 102 (19 Stat. L., 300).
[Par. 12.) Office of the Director of the Mint. For director, four thou- Salaries of offisand five hundred dollars; examiner, two thousand two hundred dol- cers, &c., under
Director of Minteslars; one computor of bullion, two thousand two hundred dollars; one
tablished. clerk of class four; one clerk of class two; one clerk of class one; one
R. S., \ 344. translator, one thousand two hundred dollars; one copyist, nine hundred dollars; one messenger; and one laborer; making, in all, the sum of seventeen thousand two hundred and sixty dollars.
And hereafter all salaries under the Director of the Mint at Washing- Salaries to be acton and at the various mints shall be at the rates appropriated for in cording to this act. this act. (6)
Mint at Philadelphia.- For salaries of the superintendent, four thou- — at Philadelphia. sand tive hundred dollars; for the assayer, melter and retiner, coiner R. S., ýý 3498,
3499. and engraver, at three thousand dollars each; the assistant assayer, assistant melter and refiner, and assistant coiner, at two thousand one hundred dollars each; cashier two thousand five hundred dollars;.chief clerk two thousand four hundred dollars; bookkeeper, deposit-clerk, and weigh-clerk, at two thousand dollars each; and 'two clerks at one thousand dollars each.
Mint at San Francisco, California :-For salaries of superintendent, -- at San Franfour thousand five hundred dollars; assayer, melter and retiner, and cisco. coiner at three thousand dollars each; chief clerk, two thousand five
R. S., 03498, hundred dollars; cashier, two thousand five hundred dollars; four clerks at one thousand eight hundred dollars each. Mint at Carson, Nevada.-For salaries of superintendent, three thou - at Carson.
sand dollars; assayer, melter and refiner, and coiner at two thousand
R. S., Ø Ø 3498,
3499. five hundred dollars each; chief clerk, two thousand five hundred dullars; cashier and bookkeeper, two thousand dollars each; weigh-clerk and voucher-clerk, at two thousand dollars each; computing clerk, two thousand dollars; assayer's clerk one thousand six hundred dollars; Mint at Denver, Colorado.-For salaries of assayer in charge, two thou- - at Denver.
R. S., Ø Ø 3498, sand five hundred dollars; melter two thousand five hundred dollars;
3499. three clerks at one thousand eight hundred dollars each.
To reopen the branch mint at New Orleans to be conducted hereafter Mint at New Oras a mint, subject to the provisions and restrictions of the coinage act leans, to of eighteen hundred seventy-three (7) the following appropriations are salaries of offi
. made: For salaries of superintendent, three thousand five hundred dol- cers of. lars; assayer, who shall perform the duties of melter two thousand five R. S., $$ 3495, hundred dollars;
[Par. 13.) And hereafter it shall be the duty of the secretary of each Territorial secreTerritory to furnish estimates in detail for the lawful expenses thereof, taries to furnish to be presented to the Secretary of the Treasury on or before the first annual estimates
to Secretary of day of October of every year.
R. S., \ 1844. WAR DEPARTMENT. [Par. 14.] For compensation * one chief clerk at an annual Clerks in War compensation of two thousand five hundred dollars; one disbursing Department and
their salaries. clerk at two thousand dollars; two chief clerks of divisions at two thou
R. S., 215. sand dollars; seven clerks of class four; six clerks of class three; six 1877, Feb. 27, ch. clerks of class two; fifteen clerks of class one; two messengers, at eight 69, par. 2. hundred and forty dollars each; nine laborers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars; seven watchmen for northwest building, (executive) at seven hundred and twenty dollars each.
NOTES.—(6) But for this provision the appropriations herein for officers of mints would apply to sal. aries for one year only. This clause fixes continuing salaries.
(7) the provisions of the act of 1873, ch. 131 (17 Stat. L., 435), are incorporated into Revised Statutes, 09 3495-3570
Clerks in office [Par. 15.] In the Office of the Adjutant-General.—One chief clerk, at of Adjutant-Gen- two thousand dollars; nine clerks of class four; fifteen clerks of class eral.
three; twenty-five clerks of class two; one hundred clerks of class one; R. S., $ 215.
three temporary clerks of class four; six temporary clerks of class three; twenty temporary clerks of class two; sixty temporary clerks of
class one; ten messengers, at eight hundred and forty dollars ; - in office of In- [Par. 16.] In the Office of the Inspector General.-One clerk of class spector-General.
four; one messenger, at eight hundred and forty dollars; * R. S., Ø 215. - in office of Quar- [Par. 17.] In the Office of the Quartermaster-General.—One chief clerk, termaster-General, at two thousand dollars ; eight clerks of class four; ten clerks of class R. S., $ 215. three; twenty-four clerks of class two; forty clerks of class one; eight
een copyists, at nine hundred dollars; one female messenger at thirty dollars per month; one messenger at eight hundred and forty dollars; eight laborers at seven hundred and twenty dollars; one engineer, at twelve hundred dollars; one fireman at seven hundred and twenty dollars; and five watchmen at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; six temporary clerks of class two; ten temporary clerks of class one;
ten temporary copyists, at nine hundred dollars; in office of Pay
[Par. 18.] In the Office of the Paymaster-General.—One chief clerk, at master-General. two thousand dollars; seven clerks of class four; eight clerks of class R. S., $ 215.
three; fifteen clerks of class two; thirteen clerks of class one; one messenger, at eight hundred and forty dollars; four watchmen at seven hundred and twenty dollars; five laborers at seven hundred and twenty
dollars; two temporary clerks of class two, three temporary clerks of - in office of Com- [Par. 19.] In the Office of the Commissary General.—One chief clerk, missary-General. at two thousand dollars; two clerks of class four; four clerks of class R. S., \ 215.
three; five clerks of class two; twelve clerks of class one; one messenger, at eight hundred and forty dollars; three laborers, at seven hun. dred and twenty dollars; two watchmen, at seven hundred and twenty
dollars; - in office of Sur- [Par. 20. In the Office of the Surgeon-General.-One chief clerk, at two geon-General.
thousand dollars; six clerks of class four; four clerks of class three; R. S., \ 215. 1880, March 16, eight clerks of class two; one hundred and fifteen clerks of class one, ch. 38.
(twenty of whom shall be temporary;) ode anatomist at the Army Medical Museum, at sixteen hundred dollars; one engineer, in division of records and museum, at fourteen hundred dollars; one messenger, at eight hundred and forty dollars; twenty-two watchmen and laborers,
(six temporary,) at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; * in office of Chief [Par. 21. In the Office of the Chief Engineer.-One chief clerk, at two Engineer. thousand dollars; five clerks of class four; four clerks of class three; R. S., O 215.
four clerks of class two; four clerks of class one; one messenger, at eight hundred and forty dollars; three laborers, at seven hundred and
twenty dollars each; -in office of Chief [Par. 22.] In the Office of the Chief of Ordnance.-One chief clerk, at of Ordnance.
two thousand dollars; three clerks of class four; three clerks of class R. S., 215.
three; three clerks of class two; eight clerks of class one; one messen: ger at eight hundred and forty dollars; one laborer at seven hundred
and twenty dollars; * - in office of Mili- [Par. 23.] In the Office of Military Justice. One chief clerk, at two tary Justice. R. S., \ 215.
thousand dollars; one clerk of class four; one clerk of class three; two clerks of class two; four clerks of class one; one messenger at eight
hundred and forty dollars; - in Signal-Office. [Par. 24.] In the Signal-Office.-Two clerks of class four; one messenR. S., V 215. ger at eight hundred and forty dollars; * Enlisted
[Par. 25.] That it is further made the duty of the Secretary of War, and
discharged when the reduction of clerks now employed shall take effect under the soldiers to be re- provisions of this act, to retain, as far as possible, such of the enlisted tained.
men and discharged soldiers as are now employed in the several Bureaus of said Department where the same can be done with a due regard to the dispatch of public business;
And it is hereby made the duty of the Secretary of War to place such Enlisted men to enlisted men so retained upon the civil list, so as to entitle them to pro- be so placed as to motion under the civil service regulations;
be entitled to pro
motion. [Par. 26.] And hereafter it shall be unlawful to allow or pay to any of the persons designated in this act any additional compensation from any
Additional comsource whatever, or to retain, detail, or employ in any branch of the War pensation and em
ployment prohibDepartment in the city of Washington any persons other than those herein ited, except, &c. authorized except in the Signal-Office and the Engineer Corps, and ex- R. S., og 1763, cept such commissioned officers as the Secretary of War may, from time 1765. to time, assign to special duties: [Par. 27.) Provided, That
no new enlistments shall
No new enlistbe made into the general service, and nothing in this act shall be so ments in general construed as to increase the aggregate force now employed in any office service to be made. of the War Department;
[Par. 28.) And it shall be the duty of the Secretary of War to reduce Number of temthe number of temporary clerks and others authorized by this act as fast porary clerks to be as the wants of the public service will permit.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
[Par. 29.] And the Attorney-General shall hereafter annually report Attorney-Gento Congress, in detail, the items, amounts, and causes of expenditure eral to report conof the contingent expenses of this Department.
tingent expenses annually to Congress.
R.S., İ$ 193, 384. [Par. 30.] That it shall be the duty of the heads of the several Execu- Heads of Departtive Departments, and of the heads of the respective Bureaus therein, mates ours tormente
, &c., in the interests of the public service, to require of all clerks of class one bor of clerks, &c. and above, and of chiefs of divisions, such hours of labor as may be R. S., Ø Ø 161, 162. deemed necessary for the proper dispatch of the public business, not exceeding, however, the time for which said Departments are by law required to be open for business, any usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
SEC. 2. That every clerk of the circuit or district court of the United Clerks of courts, States, United States marshal, or United States district attorney, shall marshals, and dis
trict attorneys to reside permanently in the district where his official duties are to be per- reside in their disformed, and shall give his personal attention thereto; and in case any tricts, &c. such officer shall remove from his district, or shall fail to give personal R. S., Öý 619,767, attention to the duties of his office, except in case of sickness, such office 776. shall be deemed vacant: Provided, That in the southern district of New York said officers may - exception as to
southern district of reside within twenty miles of their districts.
New York. SEC. 3. That no civil officer of the Government shall hereafter receive
Civil officers to any compensation or perquisites, directly or indirectly, from the treas. receive no perquiury or property of the United States beyond his salary or compensation sites or extra comallowed by law:
&c. Provided, That this shall not be construed to prevent the employment R. S., 09 843, and payment by the Department of Justice of district attorneys as now 1762-1765. allowed by law for the performance of services not covered by their sal. 15 C. Cl., 22.
See Warden's case, aries or fees.
16 C. Cls., SEC. 4. That the act entitled (8) “An act limiting the appropriation
Permanent a pof certain moneys for the preparation, issue, and reissue of certain secu• propriation for exrities of the United States, and for other purposes," approved May penses of national twenty-third, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and all other acts and securities, &c., reparts of acts making permanent appropriations for the expenses of the pealed.
R. S., \ 3689, 2d national loan, except the second section of the act approved July four- ed., p. 125. teenth, eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled "An act to authorize the refunding of the national debt,” are hereby repealed, this repeal to take place on the first day of July next;
NOTE.—(8) The provision of the act of 1872, ch. 197 (17 Stat. L., 156), here referred to and repealed, is incorporated into Revised Statutes, $ 3689, 2d edition, page 725, under heading “Expenses of national loan." "The provision of the second section of the act of 1870, ch. 256 (16 Stat. L., 272), here referred to as unrepealed, is incorporated into Revised Statutos, 9 3689, 2d edition, page 725, under heading “Re. funding the national debt."