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Appropriations, fc.—Continued.

Brought forward.....

... $1 357, 22 36 accordance with the estimates of the Commissioners of said District, approved by the Secretary of the Treasury : Provided, That so much of the act "making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1879, and for other purposes," approved June 20, 1878, which makes an appropriation for the ex. penses of the Reform School of the District of Columbia, shall not be considered as modifying or repealing the thirteenth section of the act entitled "An act revising and amending the various acts establishing and relating to the Reform School of the District of Columbia," approved May 3, 1876 .........

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PUBLIC PRINTING.

For the public printing and binding, and for paper for the public printing, including the

cost of printing the debates and proceedings of Congress in the Congressional Record, and for lithographing, mapping, and engraving, the amounts following, namely:

For printing and binding for Congress, $180.000 : for the Treasury Department, $50.000; for the War Department, $20.000; for the Interior Department, $40.000; for the PostOffice Department, $30,000; for the Library of Congress, $10,000; for the Supreme Court of the United States. $20,000; in all ....................................................

MISCELLANEOUS.

1,3896

To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to refund the duties paid by the trustees of Saint

Michael's Church of Charleston, S. C., on a chime of eight bells imported into the port
of Charleston .........
To pay the heirs of A. B. Brown, formerly light-keeper at Barnegat, N. J., for services

from January 1 to March 1, 1866......
Smithsonian Institution: For the preservation of the specimens of the United States sar-

veying and exploring expeditions, 1879 ..........
To pay John A. Torrence the amount due him as receiver of public moneys at Harrison,
Ark............

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

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To enable the Clerk of the House to reimburse N. G. Ordwav, late Sergeant-at-Arms of

the House, the amount of sundry bills paid by him for the House of Representatives.. To enable the Clerk of the House to pay certain accounts properly chargeable to the mis.

cellaneous items of the contingent fund of the House for the fiscal years ending June 30. 1876. 1877, and 1878, respectively....................... To enable the Clerk of the House of Representatives to pay the following-named persons,

for services rendered in the Doorkeeper's department during the Forty-fourth Congress,
the amounts specified, to wit: To Robert Coates, the sum of $210, for services rendered
from August 15 to first day of December, 1876 : to Charles Carter, J. Cook Nickens,
James Hall, and Henry Hall, each the sum of $180, for services from the first day of

September to the first day of December, 1876; in all.......
To pay Charles J. Wiener for services as clerk to the Committee on Printing during the
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recess of Congress, in the year 1878, said committee being authorized by resolution of
the House to sit during the recess, thirty days, at $6 per day.....

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SENATE.

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For horses and mail wagong...
For furniture and repairs.....
For pay of folders ........
For packing-boxes .....
For miscellaneous items, that is to say: For expenses of Committee on Transportation

Routes to the Seaboard, in taking testimony concerning claim of James B. Eads; Com-
mittee on Agriculture, taking testimony concerning cattle diseases; Select Committee
on claims of citizens against Nicaragua; Select Committee concerning removal of Chey.
enne Indians; compensation of Joseph Segar: Committee on the District of Colnmbia
inquiring as to plan of sewerage in the District; and sundry other expenses of the

Senate....................................
That the sum of $10,000 be, and the same hereby is, appropriated out of any money in the

Treasury not otherwise appropriated; which sum shall be placed to the credit of the
contingent fund of the Senate, to be applied toward defraying the expenses of such inveg.
tigations and inquiries as have already been, or may hereafter be, directed by the Senate

ng the Forty-fifth Congress.... For payment to H.C. Creary, for services as a page in the Senate from December 17, 1878,

to March 31, 1879, at $2 50 per day ...........
For payment to C. H. West, for services as a page in the Senate from December 14, 1878,

to March 31, 1879, at 82.50 per day......
For payment to Loid Harleston, as a special messenger on the floor of the Senate, from

December 2, 1878, to March 31, 1879, at the rate of $1,440 per annum ...
To pay Howard French, as clerk in the Sergeant-at-Arms's office during the fiscal year 1879,
at the same rate as committee clerks, such sum as may be necessary for that purpose

is hereby appropriated ......
To enable the Secretary of the Senate to pay to Fillmore Beall, J. C. Robertson, and Daniel
Shepperd, each for twenty-six days' services as clerks to Senate committees in the sec-
ond session of the Forty-fourth Congress, at the rate of 86 per day ......
To enable the Secretary of the Senate to pay George W. Wales for clerical services ren-
dered to the Select Committee on the Tenth Census for the month of November, 1878..

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Appropriations, Sc.--Continued.

Brought forward..............

..................................... $2, 226, 764 97 That tbe employés of the Senate who have served during the present fiscal year shall be

paid their respective salaries out of the fund already appropriated for such service from
the time they entered upon their duties until the time of their taking the oath required
by law.
That when any duty is imposed upon a committee of the Senate involving expenses wbich

are ordered to be paid out of the contingent fund of the Senate, upon vouchers to be
approved by the chairman of the committee charged with such duty, the receipt of the
chairman of such committee for any sum paid to him or his order out of said contingent
fund by the Secretary of the Senate shall be taken and passed by the accounting offi.
cers of the Treasury as a full and sufficient roucher; but it shall be the duty of such
chairman, as soon as practicable, to furnish vouchers in detail for the disbursement of
such moneys to the Secretary of the Senate, who shall file tbem with the accounting
officers aforesaid; and this provision shall apply to all cases in which orders of the Sen.
ate have already been made.
That Senators elected, whose term of office begins March 4. 1879, and whose credentials

in due form of law have been presented in the Senate, or may be deposited with the
Secretary of the Senate, may receive their compensation monthly from the beginning of
their term until the beginning of the first session of the next Congress,
To enable the Secretary of the Senate to pay George P. Bradstreet for clerical services

rendered the Committee of the Senate to inquire into matters touching the late Presi.
dential election in Louisiana, the sum of .....

60 00 To enable the Secretary of the Senate to pay George A. Clarke, for his services as mes.

senger in the office of official reporters of the Senate, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1879, the sum of ....................................................................

1,123 30 For the payment of the following named persons for reporting testimony before commit.

tees of the House of Representatives at the third session of the Forty-fifth Congress
(at times when the official stenograpbers were engaged with other committees), to wit:
Joseph I. Gilbert, E. W. Grant, E. C. Bartlett, E. D. Easton, C. J. Hayes, and William
F. Bouyuge ........... ....

3,700 00 To pay Henry G. Hays and Andrew Devine, official stenographers for committees of the

House of Representatives, the difference between their compensation as fixed by law and actually received by them during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876, and in the months of July and August, 1876, $900 each ..

1, 800 00 To pay J. C. Kondruss for services as messenger to the official reporters of debates during the present session...

250 00

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POST-OFFICE DEPARTMENT.
Under letter of Postmaster-General, January 23, 1879 :
For compensation of postmasters for 1878 ..
For transportation of the mails by railroads for 1878 and previous years ........
That for the proper adjustment of the accounts of the Union Pacific, Central Pacific,

Kansas Pacific, Western Pacific, and Sioux City and Pacific Railroad Companies,
respectively, for services which have been or may be hereafter performed for the goy.
ernment for transportation of the Army and transportation of the mails, the Secretary
of the Treasury is hereby authorized to make such entries upon the books of the de-
partment as will carry to the credit of said companies the amounts so earned or to be
earned by them during each fiscal year and withheld under the provisions of section
5260 of the Revised Statutes, and of the act of Congress approved May 7, 1878: Pro-
vided. That this shall not authorize the expenditure of any money from the Treasury
nor change the method now provided by law for the auditing of such claims against the
government: Provided further, That this paragraph shall not be so construed as to be a
disposition of any moneys due or to become due to or from said companies respectively,
or to, in any way, affect their rights or duties or the rights of the United States, under
existing laws, it being only intended hereby to enable the proper accounting officers to

Treasury the accounts between the government and said com-
panies respectively.
For miscellaneous items, contingent expenses of the Post-Office Department, for 1879...
For telegraphing, contingent expenses, for 1879 .....
For ordinary postage-stamps, under article 8 of the Universal Postal Convention, for 1879.
For railway postal clerks, $17,000 ; for route-agents, $6,500 ; for local mail-agents, $1,500;

being for the year 1879; in all..
For preparation and publication of post-route maps, being for the year 1879...
That the Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department be, and he is hereby,
authorized and instructed to credit the account of D, C, Casey, late postmaster at Hot

Springs, Arkansas, for salary before his rejection as postmaster, with the sum of 3102.64. For the payment of claims certified to be due by the several accounting officers of the

Treasury Department under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent. being for the service of the fiscal year 1876 and prior years, as fully set forth in Executive Document No. 30, Forty-fifth Congress, third session, and for other items, as follows:

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE.

FOREIGN INTERCOURSE.

To pay consular salaries, as follows: To W. W. Randall, $105.14; J. F. Webb, $270.91 ;

William Morey, 8473.84; R. Dawson, $14.50 : C. S. Mattoon, 8329.67; R. Dawson, 8178 50: F. Newman, $373.51; J. Fisher, for relief and protection of American seamen. $27.65 : N. Creasey, for relief and protection of American seamen, $27.65; M. Vidal, awards under convention between United States and Peru, $1,025.06; John F. Delaplaine, salary as United States minister, $1.186.12 ; in all.........

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For redemption of internal revenue stamps....
For allowance on drawback, internal revenue....
For refunding taxes illegally collected........
For salaries and expenses of supervisors and subordinate officers of internal revenue ....
For expenses of assessing and collecting internal revenue .......
The unexpended balance, amounting to $40,000, of the appropriation of 3150 000, made by
the act of June 14, 1878, to refund and pay back taxes erroneously or illegally assessed
or collected under the internal-revenue laws, is hereby coatinned and made available
for, and during the present and next tiscal years only, the payment of all claims to wbich
the appropriation is applicable.

TREASURY MISCELLANEOUS.

1. 183 SE

For suppressing counterfeiting and frand....
To refund excess of duty paid on deposits by national banking associations..
For return of proceeds of captured and abandoned property...
For collecting revenue from customs, for this amount certified by the Commissioner of

Customs under section four, act of June 14, 1878....
To pay the amount found due the late surveyor of customs at Portland, Me., and certified
by the Commissioner of Customs to the Secretary of the Treasury as due, subsequent

to the Secretary's letter of January 16, 1879............
For Marine Hospital service......
For salaries of light-house keepers ......
For supplies of light-houses......
For expenses of buoyage, BA; repairs and preservation of public buildings, *222.59; fur-

niture and repairs of same for public buildings, $179.62; heating apparatus for publie
buildings, $28.50; in all....

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

For salaries of district marshals...
For expenses of United States courts .....
For contingent exponses, Department of Justice.....

1.506

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

CIVIL,

For expenses of the eighth census, as follows: To pay Tipton B. Collins, $146.71 ; David

J. Reed, $79.92; William D. King, $201.02; T. F. Owen, $456.54 ; Sylvanas Walker,

$189.67; in all.......................
For prevention of depredations on public timber ..
For salaries and conimissions of registere and receive
For repayments for lands erroneously sold..

INDIAN AFFAIRS.

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For pay of superintendents and agents ........ ........
For pay of interpreters ............ ...................
For contingencies of the Indian Department..................
For fulfilling treaty with Gros Ventres .......
For incidental expenses of Indian service in Arizona, $164.85 ; in Montana. $24.65 : in New

Mexico, $72; and in Oregon and Washington, $3: in all.
For support and civilization of Indians in Central Superintendenoy, $486; of Teton Sioux,

$239.72; of Sioux at Fort Peck Agency, $150; in all..
For collecting and subsisting roving bands of Kickapoos and other Indians on the bor.

ders of Texas and New Mexico...

194 54

UNDER WAR DEPARTMENT.

For traveling expenses of California and Nevada volunteers ...,
For pay of two and three year volunteers ........
For draft and substitute fund ..............
For collecting, drilling, and organizing volunteers ...
For allowance for reduction of wages under the eight-hour law ..
For bounty to volunteers, their widows and legal heirs
For medical and hospital department .....
For arsenals.....................
For contingencies of the Army.....
For ordnance, ordnance stores, and supplies ..........
For ordnance service....

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Appropriations, fc.—Continued.

Brought forward .................................................................. $2,945, 139 06
For expenses of recruiting......

34 30
For transportation of officers and their baggage...
For pay of the Army ..........

15, 123 40
For Army transportation, supplies, and incidental expenses of the Army, the details of

which are embraced in House Executive Document No. 30, Forty-fifth Congress, third
session, pages 26 to 43, both inclusive, except and excluding the claims numbered 38683,
44962, and 45959, and the claims of the Union Pacific, the Central Pacific, the Kansas
Pacific, the Western Pacific, and the Sioux City and Pacific Railroad Companies ......

97, 497 40
For horses and other property lost in the military service ........

58, 172 21
To pay William Allen, late sergeant Company E, First Oregon Mounted Volunteers in

Indian war of 1855 and 1856, for one horse lost in the military service of the United
States......

115 00
To pay William W. Ivory for one horse lost in the military service of the United States. 175 00

NAVY DEPARTMENT.

For indemnity to seamen for lost clothing .......
For expenses of burial of officers and others of the United States steamer Huron........
For bounty gratuity and mileage to seamen ......

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POST-OFFICE DEPARTMENT.

TRANSPORTATION OF THE MAILS.

To pay certain amounts due for carrying the mails, certified by the Sixth Auditor under
section 4 of the act of June 14, 1878, as more fully set forth in Executive Document No.
30, third session of the Forty-fifth Congress, pages 53, 54, and 55.

RAILROADS.

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For carrying the mails between Saint Peter and New Elm, Minn., 1874 and 1875. .........
For carrying the mails in 1872, 1873, and 1874...
For carrying the mails in 1872, 1873, and 1874.
For carrying the mails between Hannibal and Naples, Mo., from January 1 to June 8,

1870.....
For carrying the mails between Lehigh Railroad Company's depot and the post-office at

Hazleton, Penn., from July 1, 1872, to June 3
For increased pay, from July 1, 1874, to June 30, 1875.....
Also, for increased pay, from January 15, 1873, to June 30,
For carrying the mails from May 15, 1874, to June 30. 1876...
For carrying the mails from April 15, 1873, to June 30, 1876, from Junction City to Clay

Centre ..............: : :
For carrying the mails from September 1, 1875, to June 30, 1876....
For service from November 1, 1875, to June 30, 1876...
For Sunday service from April 1 to April 22, 1876 ......

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STAR TRANSPORTATION.

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For additional allowance for carrying the mails from April 5 to June 30, 1875, by reason

of increased distance .....
For carrying the mails between Greenville Court-House and Highland Grove, s. c., from

January 6 to June 30, 1866.
For carrying the mails between Marshall and Kaufman, from January 1 to June 30. 1866.

between Selina and Forest Lawn, Tex., from October 26, 1868, to
June 30, 1869............... :
For payment made to Elisha Willis for carrying the mails between Akron and New Bada,

Mo., from January 1 to March 31, 1873......
For one month's extra pay on curtailment of service on route No. 8553, Texas, order of

the Postmaster-General, numbered 3075, dated June 27, 1875 .....
For amount accrued on account of fiscal year 1875, under order of the Postmaster-Gen-

eral, numbered 5538, dated October 1, 1877, modifying order of May 21, 1874, curtailing

route numbered 2012, Kentucky, and allowing one month's extra pay......
For additional allowance for carrying the mails on route numbered 26359. October 1,

1875, to June 30, 1876, by reason of increase in distance ....
For carrying the mails on route numbered 23392, from August 15, 1875, to June 30, 1876..
For carrying the mails between Rienzi and Jacinto and Iuka, Miss., route numbered 7502,

Mississippi, from February 20 to June 30, 1866 .........
For carrying the mails between Tuskegee and Chebau, Ala., route numbered 6806, Ala-

bama, from July 1, 1866, to June 30, 1867...
For carrying the mails between Taskegee and Chebau, Ala., route numbered 7015. Ala.

bama, from January 1 to June 30, 1866.....
For carrying the mails five trips between Tallahoma and McMinnville, Tenn., route nam.

bored 19137, in July, 1873.............................
For one month's extra pay by reason of the annulment of contract. route numbered

23383. Mlinois (order of the Postmaster-General, numbered 6699, dated August 21, 1868).
Also, one month's extra pay by reason of the annulment of contract on routes numbered
27259, 27198, and 27402, and the curtailment of ronte 27331, all in July, 1875 ....
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........... For carrying the mails on routes numbered 15006 and 15008, Oregon, from January 1 to

March 31, 1865 .......
For carrying the mails in Louisiana and Mississippi, during the years 1873 and 1874, bal.

ance on account............
For carrying the mails on routes numbered 8568, 8570, 8571, 8572, and 8574, Texas, during

the second quarter of 1868 ........
For carrying the mails on routes numbered 31176 and 31240, Texas, from April 1 to Jone

30, 1876 .....
For'an allowance of one month's extra pay on discontinuance of service from July 1,

1875, route numbered 27200, Iowa,
For amount for one desk for the safe keeping of letters, December 27, 1873. ..........

STEAMBOAT TRANSPORTATION.

For carrying the mails between Norfolk, Va., and New York, N. Y., from July 1, 1871,

to June 30, 1872, route numbered 4725, Virginia....

IMAIL-MESSENGER SERVICE.

For increase of mail-messenger service between the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad depot

and the post-office, both at Chicago, III., from December 28, 1874. to June 30, 1875.. For mail-messenger service from April 15 to June 30, and from July 1 to 15, 1872..

FOREIGN-MAIL TRANSPORTATION.

For carrying the) United States mails between San Francisco, New Zealand, Australia,

Sandwich and Fiji Islands, from February 2 to September 30, 1874, being the amount of
sea postages on mails conveyed ............
Also, for carring the mails between San Francisco and Australia, from October 12, 1874,

to November 9, 1875, being the amount of sea postages on mails conveyed .....
For carrying the United States mails between San Francisco, China, and Japan, from

January 15 to September 17, 1874, being nire outward and seven inward trips...... Also, for same service from October 19 to December 22, 1874, being three round trips... To adjust the accounts of F. A. Wilson, for carrying the mails on route numbered 15281, during the second quarter of the year 1866, a transfer to the amount of $1,500 on the books of the Treasury is hereby authorized. Total

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By the act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending

June 30, 1880, and for other purposes.

UNDER THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

PUBLIC BUILDINGS.

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Court-house and post-office, Atlanta, Ga.: For fencing, grading, and approaches ........
Custom-house and post-office, Albany, N. Y.: For continuation of building .......

d sub-treasury, Boston, Mass.: For continuation of building .....
Custom-house and sub-treasury, Chicago, Ill.: For completion of building, of which sum

$30,000 may be used for fitting up the basement for use of the post-office, and be available immediately .......... Custom-house and post office, Cincinnati, Ohio: For continuation of building...... Custom-house and post-office, Fall River, Mass.: For continuation of building and for

purchase of adjoining land, on Second street, thirty-nine feet in width, of which sum

not more than $25,000 shall be used for the purchase of the land. ............
Custom-bouse and post office, Hartford, Conn.: For continuation of building...
Court-house and post-office, Harrisburgh, Pa.: For continuation of building
Court-house and post-oflice, Kansas City, Mo.: For continuation of building ...
Court-house and post-office, Little Rock, Ark.: For completion of building......
Custom-house, court-house, and post-office, Memphis, Tenn.: For continuation of building.
Custom-house and post-office, New Orleans, La.: For continuation of building ...
Custom-house, court-bouse, and post-office, Nashville, Tenn.: For continuation of build.

ing, and not exceeding $15,000 of this sum may be used in constructing an iron-framed
roof.................................................................. .................
Post-office and court-honse, Philadelphia, Pa.: For continuation of building .....
Custom-house and post office, Raleigh, N. C.: For completion of building and grounds..
For grading, paving, and fencing for court-house and post-office grounds, Lincoln, Nebr..
Custom house and post office, Saint Louis, Mo.: For continuation of building.....
Court house and post-office, Topeka, Kans. : For continuation of building .......
Court-house and post-office, Utica, N. Y.: For continuation of building ....
Treasury building. Wasbington, D. C.: For annual repairs, and for retaining Il and

fences, northeast boundary of the Treasury building ..................
Repairs and preservation of public buildings: For repairs and preservation of public

buildings under the control of the Treasury Department......

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LIFE-SAVING STATIONS.
For salaries of superintendents for the life-saving stations, as follows: On the coasts of
Maine and New Hampshire, one, of Massachusetts, one, at $1,000 each; on the coasts of
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