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Appropriations, fc.-Continued.

Object of appropriation.

Amount.

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

............... $37, 524, 361 00 purpose he shall report to the first session of the next Congress such a rate of compensation for postmasters and other employés of that Department as will reduce such compensation to & rate not exceeding that paid for equal service in private employments, and to limit the number of clerks and employés, and to reduce the number of free-delivery cities, and the compensation of postal transportation companies; and that he also report a rate of postage on printed matter and packages approaching the actual cost of their transportation and delivery, together with such practical measures that will, in his opinion, tend to make the Post-Office Department self-sustaining.

Sec. 7. That seeds transmitted by the Commissioner of Agriculture, or by any member of Congress or delegate receiving seeds for distribution from said Department, together with agricultural reports emanating from that Department, and so transmitted, shall, under such regulations as the Postmaster-General shall prescribe, pass through the mails free of charge. And the provisions of this section shall apply to ex-members of Congress and ex. delegates for the period of nine months after the expiration of their terras as members and delegates.

Total

37,524, 361 00

By the act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending

June 30, 1876.

235, 000 00

22, 500 00

21, 700 00 4,750 00

80 00

970 00

For additional pay of officers, and for pay of instructors, professors, cadets, and musicians..

Provided. That the President of the United States be authorized to fill any vacancy occurring at said academy by reason of death, or other cause, of any person appointed by him.

That the assistant instructors of tactics commanding cadet companies at West Point shall receive the same pay and allowances as assistant professors in the other branches of study. For repairs and improvements, timber, planks, boards, joists, wall-strips, laths, shingles, slate,

tin, sheet-lead, nails, screws, locks, butts, hinges, glass, paints, oils, turpentine, varnish, stone, brick, lime, cement, plaster, hair, drain-pipe, blasting powder, fuse, iron, steel, tools, mantely, and other similar materials, $14,500 ; and for pay of citizen-mechanics and labor employed upon repairs and improvements that cannot be done by enlisted men, 88,000; in all.......................................... ............ . For fuel and apparatus, namely, coal, wood, stoves, grates, furnaces, ranges, fire-brick, and

repairs of steam-heating apparatus, $14,000; gas-pipes, fixtures, lamp-posts, gas-lamps
gasometers, retorts, and annual repairs, $600; fuel for cadets' meng-hall, shops and laundry.
$3.500; postage and telegrams, $300; stationery, namely, blank books, paper, envelopes,
quills, steel pens, pencils, eraserg, wax, ink, and mucilage, $600; transportation of mate.
rials, discharged cadets, and ferriages, $1,800; printing-type, materials for office, diplomas

for graduates, registers, and blanks, 8900; in all ......
For compensation to pressman and to lithographer, $50 each, $100; clerk to disbursing officer

and quartermaster, $1,650; clerk to adjutant, $1,500; clerk to treasurer, 81,500; in all.. For department of instruction in mathematics, namely, repairs of instruments, $50; text.

books and stationery for use of instructory, $30; in all ............. For department of artillery, cavalry, and infantry tactics, namely, tan-bark for riding-ball

and gymnasium, $300repairing camp-stools and camp-furniture, $100; clothes-racks for cadets' tents, $200 ; repairing gymnasium, $100; embroidering stand of colors, for the United States Corpg of Cadets, 850; furniture for office and reception room for visitors,

$100; stationery for use of instructor'and assistants, $100; books, $20; in atl .......... For department of civil and military engineering, namely, models, maps, purchase and repair

of instruments, text books, books of reference, stationery for use of instructors, and contingencies, $500 ; compensation to a draughtsman, in addition to pay and extra duty-pay as a soldier, $100; engraving plates, printing and binding text-books prepared for the special instruction of the cadets, $2,500 : Provided. That said books shall be sold to the cadets at

cost price, and the amount received therefor covered into the Treasury; in all.......... For department of chemistry, mineralogy, and geology, namely : Chemicals, including chem.

ical apparatus, glass and porcelain ware, paper, wire, and sheet-metals, ores, and photo.
graphic material, $675; rough specimens, files, alcohol, lampy, blow-pipes, pencils, and
mortars for practical instruction in mineralogy, and for gradual increase of the cabinet,
$625 : repairs and additions to electric, galvanic, magnetic, electro-magnetic, magneto.
electric, pneumatic, and thermic apparatus, and apparatus illustrating optical properties of
substances, $900 ; carpenters' and metal work, and painting, including materia
of mecbanic to be employed in chemical and geological section-rooms, and in the lec.
ture-room, $1,050 ; models and diagrams, $60; books of reference, text-books, and station-

ery for instructors, and contingencies, $350 ; compensation to attendant, $50; in all...... For department of natural and experimental philosophy, namely, additions to the optical

and mechanical apparatus of the laboratory, $3,000; spectroscope and photographic appa. ratus for the observatory, $1,500; materials and repairs, $400; compensation to mechanic,

$1.000 : compensation to attendant, $50; in all...... For department of practical military evgineering, namely, mining materials, profiling-station.

ery, drawing-materials, and repairs of instruments, $100; telegraphing material, $100;

in all...... For department of French, namely, text-books and stationery for instructors, and for exam.

ination-blauks..... For department of Spanish, namely, text-books and stationery for use of instructory.... For department of drawing, namely, topographical models for use of tbird class, $150 models for use of second class, $100; tables, benches, and frames for resting models on, $100; fifty rulers and fifty triangles, $50; colors, pencils, paper, and brushes for 1se of instructors, $20; in all.............................................................................

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To Brooks S. McKinney..
To Elizabeth McKnight.
To Samuel J. McKnight.
To David C. Manasco...
To John J. Martin.
To Matilda Mason, administratrix of the estate of Nelson Mason, deceased....
To John Mathews....
To Joseph Matthews..
To William Mathews
To Lucius C. Miller...
To William Moore....
To Thomas Mation ...
To Uriah W. Nesmith...
To James J. Pearce.....
To John Perryman ...
To Mary Pike ....
To Philip Pointer, jr., administrator of the estate of Philip Pointer, deceased, for the loyal

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To Thomas E. Potts ..
To James T. Rapier...
To Joseph Richardson ...
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To Thomas W. Rockett, sr.
To Julius M. Rogers .....
To Daniel C. Russell....
To George W. Russell .......
To Henry C. Sanford..
To Lemuel J. Sanford
To John Scott.......
To John M. Scott...
To Chapman L. Sego....
To Rebecca Sego...
To William G. Sego.
To Coleman Sherrod..
To James Sides...
To Thomas A. Sides.
To William Simons ...
To John W. Simy, administrator of the estate of Elijah H. Sims, deceased..
To John Smith....
To John A. Smith ..
To John C. Smith...
To Joseph C. Smith.
To Simeon A. Smith ..
To Eli A. Sparks .....
To John Staggy, sr..
To William Stokes
To Calvin Story
To Joseph Stricklin ..
To Jacob Stntts ......
To Walter F. Stutts ....
To John Taylor ...
To Morris K. Taylor, administrator of the estate of Jehu W. Geron.....
To John D. Thomas ......
To Peter Tinsley ......
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