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$100, 000 00 For defraying the expenses of such investigations and inquiries as have already been, or may hereafter be, directed by the Senate during the Forty-fifth Congress..
10, 000 00 For expenses of the Joint Committee to take into consideration the subject-matter of re. form and reorganization of the Army
232 67 For expenses of the Joint Committee to take into consideration the expediency of trans. ferring the Indian Bureau to the War Department...
953 60 Total .....
111, 186 27 By the act making an appropriation for the purchase of a site, and for the erection thereon of a military
post, at El Paso, Texas. For the purchase of the necessary grounds, and the erection thereon of a military post, at El Paso, Texas, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War,
$40, 000 00 Provided, That before the expenditure of any of the appropriation hereby made, good and sufficient title shall be made to the United States for the land contemplated by this act. By the act for the relief of the Domestic and Indian Missions and Sunday School Board of the Southern
Southern Baptist Convention, the sum due under contract with the United States for
$2, 546 87 By the act for the payment, to the officers and soldiers of the Mexican war, of the three months' extra pay
provided for by the act of July 19, 1848. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed, ont of any moneys in
the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay to the officers and soldiers "engaged in the military service of the United States in the war with Mexico, and who served out the time of their engagement or were honorably discharged," the three months' extra pay provided for by the act of July 19, 1848, and the limitations contained in said act, in all cases, upon the presentation of satisfactory evidence that said extra compen. sation has not been previously received: Provided, Tbat the provisions of this act shall include also the officers, petty officers, seamen, and marines of the United States Navy, the Revenue Marine Service, and the officers and soldiers of the United States Army employed in the prosecution of said war
Indefinite. By the act directing the Secretary of War to purchase a lot of ground, situated near the city of Columbus,
Ohio, now used by the United States as a cemetery. That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to purchase from the present owners a certain lot of ground, containing two and one-half acres, more or less, situated near the city of Columbus, Ohio, on the site of what was formerly known as Camp Chase, and used by the United States as a burial place for the rebel prisoners who died wbile confined in the said Camp Chase (Ohio) military prison; and the sum of $500 is hereby appropriated
$500 00 By the act providing for the engraring and printing of portraits to accompany memorial addresses on the
late Representatives Leonard, Quinn, Welch, Williams, Douglas, Hartridge, and Schleicher. That the Secretary of the Treasnry be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to cause
to be engraved and printed portraits of the late Representatives Leonard, Quinn, Welch, Williams, Douglas, Hartridge, and Schleicher, to accompany memorial addresses deliv. ered in the Senate and House of Representatives in honor of the said deceased Repre. sentatives, and to defray the expenses thereof the necessary sum is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sum to be immedi. ately available
Indefinite By the act to promote the education of the blind. That the sum of $250,000 be, and hereby is, set apart as a perpetual fund for the purpose
of aiding the education of the blind in the United States of America through the American Printing House for the Blind
$250,000 00 By the act to authorize the Secretary of the Nary to transfer to the Secretary of the Interior, for entry and
sale, al lands in the State of Florida not needed for naval purposes. That the Secretary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, authorized to cause an examination to be made of the condition of all lands in the State of Florida which have been set apart or reserved for naval purposes, excepting the reservation upon which the Davy. yard at Pensacola is located, and to ascertain whetber or not such reserved lands are or
will be of any value to the Government of the United States for naval purposes. That all of said lands which, in the jur ment of the Secretary of the Navy, are no Jonger required for naval purposes shall, as soon as practicable, bo certified by him to the Secretary of the Interior, and be subject to entry and sale in the same manner and under the same conditions as other public lands of the United States: Provided, That all persons who have, in good faith, made improvements on said reserved lands 80 certified at the time of the passage of this
act, and who occupy the same, shall be enti. tled to purchase the part or parts so occupied and improved by them, not to exceed 160 acres to any one person, at $1.25 per acre, within such reasonable time as may be fixed by the Secretary of the Interior. That the sum of $3,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to enable the Secretary of the Navy to carry out the provisions of this act
Appropriations, fe.-Continued. By the act to prevent the introduction of infoctious or contigious dix?uses into the United States, and to
establish a National Board of Health.
That there shall be established a National Board of Health to consist of seven members,
to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, not more than one of whom shall be appointed from any one State. whose compensation, during the time when actually engaged in the performance of their duties under this act, shall be $10 per diem each and reasonable expenses, and of one medical officer of the Army, one inedical officer of the Navy,one medical officer of the Marine Hospital Serv. ice, and one officer from the Department of Justice to be detailed by the Secretaries of the several departments and the Attorney General, respectively, and the officers so detailed shall receive no compensation. Said board shall meet in Washington within thirty days after the passage of this act and in Washington or elsewhere from time to time upon votice from the president of the board, who is to be chosen by the members thereof, or upon its owo adjournments, and shall frame all rules and regulations authorized or required by this act, and shall make or cause to be made such special examinations and investigations at any place or places within the United States, or at foreign ports, as they may deern best, to aid in the execution of this act and the promotion of
its objects. SEC, 2. The duties of the National Board of Health shall be to obtain information upon all
matters affecting the public health, to advise the several departments of the govern: ment, the executives of the several States, and the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, on all questious submitted by them, or whenever in the opinion of the board
such as vice may tend to the preservation and improvement of the public health.
State or local systems of quarantine and a national quarantine system.
to pay the salaries and expenses of said board and to carry out the purposes of this act. $50, 000 00 By the joint resolution making an appropriation for the purpose of paying the necessary expenses incurred
in investigating the origin and causes of epidemic diseases in the United States. For the purpose of paying the necessary expenses that may be incurred in investigating the origin and causes of epidemic diseases, especially yellow fever and cholera, and the best metbod of preventing their introduction aud spread in the United States, as provided for by resolutions of the Senate and House of Representatives, the same or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended, one-half by the Sergeant-at-Arnis of the Senate, and one-half by the Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Represeu tatives, under the direction of the Senate and House Committees on Epidemic Diseases, acting concurrently
$50, 000 00 By the joint resolution making an appropriation for filling up, draining, and placing in good sanitary
condition the grounds south of the Capitol, along the line of the old canal and for other purposes. That the sum of $15,000 be, and the same hereby is, appropriated out of any moneys in
the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of employing the poor of the District in the work of filling up, draining, and placing in good sanitary condition the grounds sonth of the Capitol, along the line of the old canal. The Commissioners of the District shall determine the plan of said work, shall see that it is properly con: ducted, and shall disburse the money : Provided, That a further appropriation be, and is hereby, made of the sum of $5,000 out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated for the parpose of providing medical attendance, medicine, and food for the sick and infirm poor of the District, and the same shall be disbursed under the direction of the Commissioners of the District
$20,000 00 SEC. 2. That the Commissioners of the District be, and they hereby are, authorized to es.
pend $15,000 for the relief of the poor, 87,500 to be derived from the Central Market rents
and $7,500 from the general fund of said District. By the joint resolution in relation to committee clerks, pages, and other employís of the Senate and Hou te
of Representatives. That the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives are hereby
authorized and directed to pay all committee clerks, pages, messengers, and other em. ployés of the Senate and House of Representatives who do not receive annual salaries, their present rate of compensation respectively for thirty days from the date of the ad. journment of this Congress; and the inoney required to pay the same is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriater, and shall be immediately available: And further, Tbe provisions of this resolution shall apply to the persons holding their respective positions at the date of its approval, and they shall receive no other compensation for said time than that herein providel.,
Indefinite By the act for the relief of William S. Morris, William S. Mann, Oharles A. Oakman, George W. Hillman, the Union Transfer Company, all of Philadelphia, the Union Transfer Company, or Baltors,
Md., and John R. Graham, late of Philadelphia, now of Washington, D. O.
to reopen and reconsider the following claims for the refunding of certain taxes, alleged to have been improperly and illegally assessed and collected, namely: William S. Morris,
for the amount of $3,690.22; William S. Mann, for the amount of $572.66; Charles A. Oakman, for the amount of $1,453,20 : George W. Hillman, for the amount of $200 : the Union Transfer Company, of Philadelphia, for the amount of $5,055,50; the Union Transfer Company, of Baltimore, Maryland, for the amount of 3974.07; and John R. Graham, for the amount of $1,744.68, as claimed by them, respectively, in the papers now on file in the Treasury Department;
and also consider and examine the claim of Matthew Smith, late of the city of New York, for $1,600 for the repayment of taxes similarly, assessed and collected improperly. And it, upon reopening and reconsidering said claims, said Commissioner shall find said taxes, or any part of the same, to have been illegally or improperly assessed and collected from said claimants, it is hereby made his duty to audit and ascertain the amount of taxes so illegally and improperly collected from each of said claimants, deducting, however, any legal unpaid taxes which claim. ants should have paid, and did not, if any there shall be, under section 101 of the act of June 30, 1864, entitled "An act to provide internal revenue to support the government, to pay interest on the public debt, and for other purposes.” And the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and required to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the several amounts of taxes so found by said Commissioner of Internal Revenue, as aforesaid, to have been illegally and improperly assessed and collected, to the persons and companies hereinbefore named, respectively..
Arapahoe, in the State of Colorado, for flour delivered by said last-named parties to the
$5, 024 00 By the act for the relief of Burr S. Craft. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Burr S. Craft the sum of $5,000 in gold coin of the United States, in lieu of certificate of deposit numbered 25378, issued under act of Congress approved March 3, 1863, by the Assistant Treasurer of the United States at New York, on the 14th day of November, 1866, for the sum of $5,000, payable in the gold coin of the United States, to the order of E. H. Birdsall, and by the said E. H. Birdsall indorsed, payable to the order of Burr S. Craft, which said certificate, it is claimed, was lost or stolen on or about the 18th day of December, 1873
$5, 000 00 Provided, That before the payment hereinbefore anthorized the said "Burr S. Craft shall first file in the Treasury a bond in a penal sum double the amount of the said miss. ing certificate, with sufficient sureties, with condition to indemnify and save harmless the United States from any claim because of the said lost or missing certificate ; which bond shall be executed in the same manner and form as required under section 3705 of the Revised Statutes for the issue of duplicate registered interest-bearing bonds of the United States.
By the act for the relief of Thomas A. Walker. For money paid out and expended by him as register, for hire of clerks and office rent in his said office during his incumbency....
$5, 117 75. By the act to provide for the adjustment and settlement of certain internal revenue taxes erroneously as
sessed and collected from the Cumberland Valley Railroad Company. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, anthorized and required to ex: amino and adjust the claim of said company for the taxes alleged to have been so erroneously assessed and collected upon said gross receipts after August 1, 1-66, and to refund to said company the amount of said taxes found by him on examination to have been collected as aforesaid without the authority of law ; and there is hereby appropriated the necessary sum, not exceeding $36,000, to pay said claim when adjusted as aforesaid
$36, 000 00 By the act for the relief of James Clift, late captain Fifth Tennessee Cavalry. That the Paymaster-General of the United States Army be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to James Clift, late a captain in the Fifth Tennessee Cavalry, out of any money not otherwise appropriated, the full amount of pay and emoluments as a first lieutenant of cavalry commanding company, from the 19th day of September, 1863, the date of his commission as captain of a company of mounted guards, from Andrew Johnson, military governor of Tennessee, to the 26th day of March, 1864, the date of his muster into the Fifth Tennessee Cavalry, the same being for actual services rendered in the field
By the act for the relief of John Henderson.
lease of 100 barrels of spirits given by him as claimant, under the order of the United
By the act for the relief of the estate of Amos Ireland, deceased.
and directed to adjust and settle the account of Åmos Ireland, as captain of the light-
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Appropriations, fe.-Continued. estate of Amos Ireland, deceased, the sum of $208.33 for his services from January 1, 1861, until May 31, 1861, upon producing proper evidence of qualification as administrator of his estate.....
By the act for the relief of Peasely and McClary, of Nashua, N. H. For their services in transferring the mails, and the route-agent in charge of them, from the
depot of the Worcester and Nashua Railroad to the depot of the Wilton Railroad, in said city of Nashua, from the 2d day of December, 1867, until the 18th day of Janu:
By the act for the relief of the Richmond Female Institute of Richmond, Fa. For the rent, use, and occupation of its buildings by the Army of the United States,
from October 1, 1865, to October 10, 1866, all claims for injuries or damages being satisfied by the acceptance of said sum..
By the act for the relief of the Commercial Bank of Knoxville, Tenn. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and hereby is, directed to pay the sum of $573 to
James Comfort, assignee of the late Commercial Bank of Knoxville, Tenn., in payment of seven-thirty United States bond No. 100436, tbird series, with coupons attached, and which was burned in mail car at Benning's Station, near Washington, D. C., while in transportation through the mail....
By the act for the relief of John W. Douglass.
Douglass, late collector of internal revenue of the nineteenth district of Pennsylvania,
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By the act for the relief of Albert T. Wyman, late Treasurer of the United States. To reimburse said Wyman for two bonds of the United States known as "Sixes of 1881," of the denomination of $1,000 each, and coupons thereon, purchased by him to replace two bonds of like issue and amount, the property of the First National Bank of New. port, R. I., lost or abstracted from the vault of the national-bank division while Treas. ürer of the United States...
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By the act for the relief of Leonard L. Lancaster, late sorgeant Second Regiment Cavalry Wisconsin Vol
That Leonard L. Jancaster, late sergeant Company L, Second Regiment Calvary Wisconsin Volunteers, be paid full pay and allowances that would have been due him, provided the charge of mutiny had not been preferred, he having been honorably discharged February 23, 1866, at Detroit, Mich.
By the act for the relief of Jenkins A. Fitzgerald, assistant surgeon United States Army. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay,
or cause to be paid to Assistant Surgeon Jenkins A. Fitzgerald, Vnited States Army, the sum of $798.33, being a refund to the said Jenkins A. Fitzgerald for moneys origin. ally received by him from the Department of the Interior, for medical services rendered at the Arapaho and Cheyenne Indian agency in the years 1869 and 1870, and which moneys so received, the said Jenkins A. Fitzgerald was required to return to the Treas«ury by the order of the Second Comptroller.....
$798 33 By the act for the relief of James D. Holman. For the value of his improvements taken by the United States and included within the military reservation at Cape Disappointment, in Washington Territory; this to be in full of all claims for compensation and damages arising out of the appropriation of petitioner's property by the United States.....
625, 000 00 By the act granting relief to John T. Neale, an employe of the Provost-Marshal General's Department, in
1861, for injuries sustained in the line of his duties. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay
unto John T. Neale, late an employé of Brigadier-General Andrew Porter, provost-mar. shal of the District of Columbia (by whom said John T. Neale was assigned to duty as a special detective police officer, and sustained an injury while engaged in said service, which resulted in making him a cripple for life), out of any moneys in the public Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sum equal in amount to that which he would have been en titled to had said John T. Neale been an enlisted man in the Army, for a permanent specific disability, to wit, the loss of one leg below the knea-joint; and that said amount be computed in accordance with the present allowance for such disability, to date from the 11th day of September, 1861...
By the act for the relief of Josephine 0. Owen, postmaster at Randolph, N. Y. For the loss of postage-stamps and money belonging to said post-office, which were stolen
from the vault of the bank in Randolph, where they had been deposited for safe-keep. ing, without negligence on the part of the said postmaster.
8815 00 By the act for the relief of Ann Annis, widow of Harvey Annis, late second lieutenant Company G, Fifty.
first Regiment United States Colored Infantry. For arrears of pay due said Harvey Annis as said second lieutenant, from February 23, 1865, to April 27, 1865
$235 00 By the act for the relief of Alfred Muller, late acting assistant surgeon United States Army. For the reimbursement of Alfred Muller, late acting assistant surgeon in the United
States Army at Fort Ridgely, Minn., for the loss of property destroyed by the burning of government buildings at the post on the 19th day of January, 1865
$600 00 By the act for the relief of Henry E. Wilkinson, late first lieutenant of Company I, Ninety-ninth Regi
ment Pennsylvania Volunteers. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Henry E. Wilkinson, late first lieutenant of Company I, Ninety-ninth'Regiment Penn. sylvania Volunteers, the sum of $414.20, being the amount justly due him as first lieutenant from September 1, 1862, to December 26, 1862, for which time he has never received any pay or other allowance ..
$414 20 By the act for the relief of Captain James M. Beeber. That James M. Beeber, of Rochester, in the State of Indiana, be, and he is hereby, declared
entitled to the full pay of captain of infantry volunteers, and such allowances as attach and belong to said rank, from the 7th day of November, 1864, to the 16th day of May, 1865, and the proper accounting officer is hereby directed to pay the same out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, after deducting from said amount whatever pay he may have received as first sergeant of Company D, Seventy-third Regi. ment of Indian Volunteer Infantry, for services between said dates
Indefinite. By the act for the relief of Martin Clark.
The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to pay to the said Martin Clark the full amount of pay and emoluments due the said Clark, and still remaining unpaid, for the time he actually served as second or first lieutenant in the Army. Nothing herein shall be construed to allow pay for any period when the said Martin Clark was not in actual service.....
Indefinite. By the act for the relief of the personal representative of the late M. G. Harman, of Virginia. For the rent, by contract, of stables at Fredericksburg, Va., for the use of the Union Army. 8354 00
By the act for the relief of Isaiah Pickard. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay to Isaiah Pickard, of Stewartstown, in the State of New Hampshire, the sum of $100, in full satisfaction of his claim by reason of the wrongful seizure and sale of one gray colt by the collector of customs for the district of Portsmouth...
$100 00 By the act for the relief of the legal representatives of John W. Gall, deceased, late of Company A, One hun
dred and thirtieth Regiment Illinois Volunteers. That the Secretary of War and the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department
be authorized and directed to recognize the military service of John W. Gall, deceased, late of the One hundred and thirtieth Regiment Illinois Volunteers, as an officer of said regiment; and the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay to the legal representatives of the said John W. Gall, deceased, the pay and allowances of a second lieutenant of infantry from March 9, 1863, to November 1, 1863, and the pay and allowances of a first lieutenant of infantry from February 20, 1864, to January 23, 1865, deducting there from the amount of pay received by the said John W. Gall, deceased, as a private soldier or non-commis: sioned officer of said regiment for the period above named..
Indefinite. By the act for the relief of D. W. McClung, of Woodsdale, Butler County, Ohio. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, outof any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay to D. W. McClung, of Woods. dale, Butler County, Ohio, late a captain and assistant quartermaster of United States rolunteers, the amount of pay and allowances of a regimental quartermaster from the 26th day of April, 1861, to the 21st day of March, 1862.
Indefinite. By the act for the relief of J. Fraser. For expenses of trip from Philadelphia to Washington, and services in examining foundation of new jail......