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Leeds; Southampton ; Dundee ; Leith; Cork ; Dublin ; Toronto; Hamilton : Coaticook ; Halifax ; Saint John's, (New Brunswick :) Kingston, (Jamaica ;) Nassau, (New Providence ;) Turk's Islands ; Cardiff ; Port Louis, (Mauritius.)
RUSSIA. Odesga ; Amoor River.
San Juan, (Porto Rico.)
DOMINION OF THE NETHERLANDS.
Sonneberg; Nuremberg; Barmen ; Chemnitz; Leipsic ; Aix-la-Chapelle.
AUSTRIA-HUNGARY. Trieste ; Prague.'
Basle ; Zurich.
GREAT BRITAIN. Bristol ; New Castle ; Aukland; Gibraltar ; Malta; Cape Town; Saint Helena ; Goderich, (Canada West ;) Kingston, (Canada ;) Prescott; Port Sarnia; Windsor, (Canada West;) Que.
824, 700 00
Object of appropriation.
$824, 700 00
Brought forward bec; Saint John's, (Canada East ;) Pictou ; Charlottetown, (Prince Edward Island ;) Winni. peg; Barbadoes; Bermuda; Port Stanley ; Mahe, (Seychelles ;) Fort Erie ; Clifton.
4,000 00 24, 000 00 10, 000 00
4, 500 00 12, 000 00
12,000 00 4, 000 00 6, (100 00
For the agent and consul-general at Cairo
For allowance for clerks at consulates as follows: To the consul-general at Havana and the consul at Liverpool, each a gum not exceeding the rate of $3,000 for any one year; and to the consuls-general at London, Paris, and Shanghai, each a sum not exceeding the rate of $2,000 for any one year; to the conguls-general at Berlin, Vienna, Frankfort, and Montreal, and to the consuls at Hamburg, Bremen, Leipsic, Lyons, Manchester, Beirut, Belfast, Birmingham, Bradford, Chemnitz, Sheffield, Sonne berg, Dresden, Havre, Marseilles, Fayal, Nuremberg, Leith, Naples, Stuttgart, Mannheim,
and Tunstall, each a cum pot exceeding $1,500 for any one year.. For interpreters to the consulates at Shanghai, Tien-Tsin, Fow chow, and Kanagawa, at $2,000
each For interpreters to the consulates at Hankow, Amoy, Canton, and Hong-Hong, at $750 each
51, 000 00 8,000 00
3, 000 00 963, 200 00
$963, 200 00
6,000 00 7,700 00 10,000 00 3,000 00 48, 000 00
28, 709 00 4,000 00 1, 500 00 10, 000 00
750 00 5, 000 00 5,000 00 100, 000 00
5, 000 00
transportation the Postmaster-General is authorized hereafter to pay the expenses of takicg
consider just to the Post-Office Department and the railroad companies
17,549, 000 00 1, 257, 141 00 1,050, 000 00
160, 000 00 115, 000 00 700, 000 00 21, 400 00
210, 000 00 34, 389, 541 09
Object of appropriation.
$34, 389, 541 00 For preparing and publishing post-route maps, $30,000; and out of this appropriation the
Postinaster-General is hereby authorized to pay all the expenses of employing clerks, litho. graphers, experts, and other persons whose services may be necessary in the preparation and publication of said maps.
30, 000 00 For payments on account of mail-depredations and for special agents of the Post-Office Department..
160, 000 00 OFFICE OF THE THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL. For the manufacture of adhesive postage-stamps, including official'stamps...
149, 764 00 For pay of agent and assistants to distribute posiage-stamps
6, 900 00 For stamped envelopes and newspaper-wrappers......
446, 520 00 For pay of distributing agent and assistants....
16,300 00 For manufacture of postal cards
159, 806 00 For pay of agent and assistants to distribute postal cards..
5, 600 00 For registered-package envelopes, locks, and seals
65, 620 00 For official envelopes for postmasters
66, 560 00 For envelopes for the return of dead-letters
3, 750 00 For ship, steamboat, and way letters..
7, 500 00 For fees to United States attorneys, marshals, clerks of courts, and counsel necessarily em. ployed by the special agents of the Post Office Department..
7, 500 00 For engraving, printing, and binding drafts and warrants.
3, 000 00 For advertising
100, 000 00 Provided, That hereafter the mail-lettings for the States of Maryland and Virginia and for the District of Columbia shall be advertised in not more than one newspaper published in the District of Columbia, and at prices satisfactory to the Postmaster-General, not ex. ceeding the customary rates paid in the city of Washington for ordinary
commercial ad. vertisements; and so much of section 3826 of the Revised Statutes of the United States as refers to the publication of advertisements in newspapers be, and the same is hereby, repealed.
The Postmaster-General shall cause an advertisement of the mail-lettings of each State and Territory to be posted up in each post office therein, to be posted conspicuously for
at least sixty days before the time of such letting. For miscellaneous items.....
2, 500 00 OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF FOREIGN MAILS. For foreign-mail transportation...
300, 000 00 For balances due foreign countries, including unsettled balances due France, for the fourth quarter of the year 1869, and the first and second quarters of the year 1870
80, 000 00 For steamship-service between San Francisco, Japan, and China, $500,000, to be paid in ac
cordance with the provisions and conditions of the act entitled "An act to authorize the establishment of ocean-mail steamship-service between the United States and China," approved February 17, 1865, and of the second section of the act entitled "An act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1868, and for other purposes," approved February 17, 1867, and the contracts heretofore made in conformity to the provisions of said aets ....
500, OCO 00 That so much of an act entitled “An act_making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the year ending June 30, 1873, approved June 1, 1872, as relates to and authorizes a contract to be made by the Postmaster-General with the Pacific Mail Steamship Company for steamship-service between San Francisco, Japan, and China, is hereby repealed, and any such contract made by the Postmaster-General in pursuance of
said act is hereby annulled. For steamship-service between the United States and Brazil..
37, 500 00 For official postage-stampa for the Post-Office Department..
986, 000 00 Sec. 3. That if the revenues of the Post-Office Department shall be insufficient to meet the appropriations made by this act, then the sum of $6,852, 705, or so much thereof as may be necessary, be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the revenue of the Post Office Department for the year ending June 30, 1876.
That the provisions of section 13 of the act of June 23, 1874, entitled "An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1875, and for other purposes," shall apply to ex-members of Congress and ex-delegates for the period of nine months after the expiration of their terms as members and delegates, and postage on public documents mailed by such persons shall be as provided in said section.
SEC. 4. That hereafter the Sixth Auditor shall keep the accounts in his office so as to show the expenditures of the Post Office Department under each item of appropriation provided by law.
SEC. 5. That from And after the passage of this act, the Congressional Record, or any part thereof, or speeches or reports therein contained, shall
, under the frank of a member of Congress or delegate, to be written by himself, be carried in the mail free of postage, under guch regulations as the Postmaster-General may prescribe ; and that public documents already printed, or ordered to be printed, for the use of either House of Congress may pass free through the mails upon the frapk of any member or delegate of the present Congress, written by himself, until the 1st day of December, anno Domini 1875.
SEC. 6. That the Postmaster-General shall cause a full inquiry and investigation to be made into all branches of the expenditure of the Post Office Department, with a view to reduce such expenditures as nearly as practicable to the postal receipts; and with that Carried forward
37, 524, 361 00