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Appropriations, 8c.-Continued.

Object of appropriation.

Amount.

By the act for the relief of De Witt C. Chipman.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

De Witt C. Chipman the sum of $5,535.23, in full satisfaction and payment of all demands
whatever of the said Chipman as late collector of internal revenue for the eleventh district
of Indiana

$5, 535 23

Icdefinite.

By the act for the relief of the survivors of the Polaris.
That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be authorized and directed to pay to the

survivors of the Polaris engaged in the Arctic exploration under command of Captain
Charles F. Hall, their widows, or minor children, and in the order named, a sum of money,
in addition to that already paid, equal in amount to one year's pay, which each would have
been entitled to, respectively, if continued in the service, under the rules and regulations

prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy for said exploring expedition
And that the sum of $360 each be paid to Joe Eberbing and Hans Hendrick, Esquimaux,

who rendered valuable assistance to that part of the ship's crew rescued from the ice-floe
on or about the 30th day of April, 1873; said payment to be made direct to each individual
claimant upon satisfactory evidence of his identity......

Provided, That if any sale, assignment, or transfer shall be made of any interest in the gratuity provided by this act, the amount so assigned shall revert to the Government of the United States.

By the act for the relief of Alexander Minor, of West Virginia.
That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to pay to Alexander Minor, late a

private in Company B of the Twelfth Regiment of West Virginia Volunteer Infantry,
United States Army, the sum of $234, being the amount of bounty and pay improperly
withheld from him on a charge of absence without leave

720 00

234 00

By the act to provide for the payment of D. B. Allen and Company for services in carrying the

United States mails.
That the sum of $21,543 be, and the same is hereby, appropriated for the payment of D. B.

Allen and Company for carrying the United States mails between New York and San
Francisco, in 1864 and 1863, during the suspension of the overland mail service on the over.
land route, and that the same shall be in full payment for said service...

By the act for the relief of William A. Griffin.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and be is hereby, required to pay to William A.

Griffin, late superintendent of the national cemetery at Andersonville, in the State of
Georgia, the sum of $2,325, in full discharge for all claims and demands whatsoever for
labor done and damages sustained by him in and about said cemetery

21, 543 00

2, 325 00

By the act for the relief of N. H. Dunphe, of Massachusetts.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

N. H. Dunphe, of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, the sum of $6,180, in full compensation for
50 hogshends of sugar, containing 61,800 pounds; which said sugar was seized by the mili-
tary authorities of the United States at New Orleans in the year 1863. turned over to the
Quartermaster's Department, and properly accounted for by said Department...

6, 180 00

By the act for the relief of Samuel S. Potter.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

Samuel S. Potter the sum of $750, the same being in full of all claims against the Govern. ment for expenses incurred by the said Potter by reason of the seizure of his seminary. building by J. F. Head, medical director of the district of Kentucky, for hospital-purposes.

750 00

By the act for the relief of Washingion Crosland.
That there be paid to Washington Crosland, of Saint Louis, MO , the sum of $2,000, in satis-

faction of all damages wbich accrued to him by reason of the construction of a railroad
across his two lots of land in the city of Saint Louis by the United States for military pur.
poses......

2, 000 00

By the act for the relief of the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railrond Company, successor of

ihe Terre Hauie and Richmond Railroad Company, in the State of Indiana. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad Company, successor of the Terre Haute and Richmond Railroad Company, in the State of Indiana, the sum of $7,543.75, it being the amount due said company for carrying the United States mails, as found and ascertained by the Court of Claims.

7.543 75 1, 460 00

Appropriations, fc.—Continued.

Object of appropriation.

Amount.

By the act for the relief of the Allegheny Valley Railroad Company.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

the Allegheny Valley Railroad Company the sum of $7,232.75, a balance due to said com.
pany as per account balanced upon the books of the Post-Office Department, for transporo
tation of the mails in the years 1868 and 1869, which cannot be paid until an appropriation
is made therefor; the balances of the appropriations for those years having been covered
into the Treasury under the provisions of the act of July 12, 1870

$7, 232 75

By the act for the relief of George W. Dauson.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to George W. Daw.

son, late collector of the fifth internal-revenue district in the State of Maryland, the sum of
$72, the amount taken from his deputy collector, Frederick A. Dawson, in the month of
July, 1864, by confederate troops under command of General Early .....

72 00

By the act for the relief of the owners of the steamer Clara Dolsen.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to the owners of

the steamer Clara Dolsen the sum of $22,050 in full of all claims for the use of said vessel
by the Navy Department, and for all claims for damages to said vessel and furniture while
in the service of the Government ...

22, 050 00

By the act for the relief of William M. Kimball.
That the Secretary of War be directed to cause to be paid to William M. Kimball the full

pay and emoluments of a lieutenant and regimental quartermaster of the Eleventh Minne.
sota Volunteers, from the 10th day of October, 1862, to the 8th day of May, 1863; and a
sum sufficient to pay the same is bereby appropriated

Indefinite.

By the act for the relief of John Fletcher, surviving partner of Fletcher and Powell.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to John Fletcher,

surviving partner of Fletcher and Powell, the sum of $1,399.35, for over-deductions by the
Government of the United States for transportation of military supplies from Fort Leaven.
worth, in the State of Kansas, to Fort Laramie, Wyoming Territory, in the year 1865

1, 399 35

By the act for the relief of Major J. W. Nichols, paymaster United States Army.
That there be paid to Major J. W. Nichols, paymaster United States Army, the sum of

$1,500, erroneously charged to and paid by him in the settlement of bis accounts..

4, 500 00

By the act for the relief of Daniel S. Mershon, jr.
That there be paid to Daniel S. Mershon, jr., the sum of $46,715.08, in full payment and dis-

charge of the claim of said Mersbon for work done and material furnished in the construc-
tion of the side-wheel steamer Cimarron

46,715 08

By the act for the relief of J. E. D. Couzins, of Saint Louis.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to J. E. D.

Couzins, of Saint Louis, Missouri, the sum of $2,000, in full for services rendered to the
Guvernment of the United States in the detection and conviction of counterfeiters of
United States Treasury notes..

2,000 00

By the act for the relief of John B. Tyler, of Kentucky.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

John B. Tyler, of Princeton, Caldwell County, Kentucky, the sum of $120 in full for the
loss of a horse, his private property, which was killed on the battle-field of Stone River,
on the 31st day of December, 1862; said John B. Tyler at the time being in the service of
the United States Army...

120 00

By the act granting relief to John L. Williams, of Nero York.
That the sum of $1,460 be, and the same is hereby, appropriated to John L. Williams, of New
York, to compensate him for the value of a cargo of hay taken and appropriated by the
authorities of the Government in October, 1861.

Appropriations, fc.-Continued.

Object of appropriation.

Amount.

By the act for the relief of William J. Coite.
That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay to William J.

Coite, late acting assistant paymaster, United States Navy, the sum of $953.33, the
same being the amount falsely returned by the clerk of said Coite, when the same was
unable, through sickness, to supervise his final accounts.....

$953 33

By the act for the relief of Mrs. Susan A. Shelby.
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

Mrs. Susan A. Shelby, of Port Gibson, in the State of Mississippi, the sum of $10,351.02, in
full of her claim for cotton captured and sold by the United States ..

10, 351 02

By the act granting relief to Francis Dodge.
That the sum of $6,000 be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to Francis Dodge,

trustee for the owners of the schooner Fairfax, as compensation for the loss and de.
struction of said schooner, in October, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, by reason of the
seizure and appropriation of the same by the naval authorities of the Government

6, 000 00

By the act for the relief of Joseph J. Petri.
That there is hereby appropriated the sum of $5,000, to be paid to Joseph J. Petri, of

the State of Illinois, in recognition of his heroic and sucessful efforts in rescuing from
starvation and impending death a train of emigrants spowed in between the Sierra
Nevada and Trinity Mountains, in the months of November and December, eighteen hun.
dred and forty-nine, and in payment of the expenses and losses incurred by him in the

same.

5, 000 00

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II.-NEW OFFICES CREATED AND THE SALARIES THEREOF.

(Prepared in the Office of the Secretary of the Senate.)

By the act (No. 4) to create an additional land-district in the State of Oregon, to be called the

Dalles land-district. The President is authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a register and a receiver for the district created by this act, who shall receive the same compensation allowed like officers in Oregon, viz, $500 per annum each, and fees.

By the act (No. 9) to constitute Patchogue, on the south side of Long Island, in the State of

New York, a port of delivery.

Patchogue, on Long Island, State of New York, is constituted a port of delivery, for which the President is authorized to appoint a surveyor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall perform like duties and receive like fees as surveyors of other ports.

By the act (No. 29) making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for

the fiscal year ending June 30, 1876, and for other purposes.

annum.

annum.

One assistant agent at seal-fisheries in Alaska, at $2,920, and two assistant agents at $2,190 per annum each.

Clerk to Committee on Private Land Claims of the Senate, $2,220. Deputy comptroller in Office of First Comptroller of the Treasury, (formerly chief clerk,) at $2,800. Four chiefs of division, (formerly clerks of class four,) at $2,400 each per

Deputy comptroller in Office of Second Comptroller of the Treasury, (formerly chief clerk,) at $2,800. Six chiefs of division, at $2,400 each per annum.

One chief of division in Office of Commissioner of Custoins, at $2,400 per annum.

Deputy auditor in Office of First Auditor of the Treasury, (formerly chief clerk,) at $2,500.

Three chiefs of division in Office of First Auditor of the Treasury, at $2,100 each per

Deputy auditor in Office of Second Auditor of the Treasury, (formerly chief clerk,) at $2,500. Five chiefs of division in Office of Second Auditor of the Treasury, at $2,100 each per annum.

Deputy auditor in Office of Third Auditor of the Treasury, (formerly chief clerk,) at $2,500.

Five chiefs of division in Office of Third Auditor of Treasury, (formerly clerks of class four,) at $2,100 each per annum.

Deputy auditor in Office of Fourth Auditor of the Treasury, (formerly chief clerk,) $2,500.

Three chiefs of division in same Office, (formerly clerks of class four,) at $2,100 each per annum.

Deputy auditor in Office of Fifth Auditor of the Treasury, (formerly chief clerk,) at $2,500.

Two chiefs of division in same office, (formerly clerks of class four,) at $2,100 each per annum.

Deputy auditor for Office of Auditor of Treasury for Post-Office Department, (formerly chief clerk,) at $2,500 per annum. Eight chiefs of division, at $2,100 each per annum. Ten assorters of money-orders, at $1,000 each per annum.

One stenographer in Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, at $2,000 per annum.

A division of loans and a division of currency are established in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury with the following employés : Two chiefs of division, at $2,800 each; two assistant chiefs of division, at $2,400 each ; fourteen clerks of class four; eight clerks of class three; six clerks of class two; four clerks of class one; sixty clerks at $900 each; eight messengers, eleven laborers, at $720 each; and twelve laborers at not exceeding $2.25 a day each.

In the Office of the Treasurer: Seventeen clerks of class four; six clerks of class three; five clerks of class two; nine clerks of class one; one hundred and forty-five counters and copyists, at $900 each; nive messengers, at $840 each, and twenty-six laborers, at $720 each, per annnm.

In the Office of the Register of the Treasury: Five chiefs of division, at $2,500 each ; one disbursing clerk, at $2,000; twelve clerks of class four; twelve clerks of class three; four clerks of class iwo; five clerks of class one; oué hnndred counters and copyists, at $900 each ; eight messengers, at $840 each; and six laborers, at $720 each per annum.

In the Office of the First Auditor of the Treasury: Four clerks of class four; three clerks of class three; three clerks of class two; and two clerks of class one.

(The duties heretofore prescribed by law and performed by the chief clerks in the several Bureaus named shall bereafter devolve upon and be performed by the several deputy comptrollers, deputy auditors, deputy register, and deputy commissioner herein named.)

And to carry into effect the provisions of section three of the act entitled "An act fixing the amount of United States notes, providing for a redistribution of the nationalbank currency, and for other purposes," approved June 20, 1874, the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to appoint the following force, to be employed under his direction, namely:

In the Office of the Treasurer: One superintendent, at $3,500; two principal tellers and one principal book-keeper, at $2,600 each; one assistant principal book-keeper, at $2,500 ; two assistant tellers, $2,200 each; two clerks of class four; two clerks of class three ; four clerks of class two; forty-four clerks of class one; twenty-one clerks, at $1,000 each ; sixty clerks, at $900 each; four inessengers, at $340 each; five assistant messengers, at $720 each'; and three persons, to be employed at $432 each per annum.

In the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency : One superintendent, at $2,400; one teller and one principal book-keeper, at $2,400 each; one assistant book-keeper, at $2,200; one clerk of class four; four clerks of class one; twenty clerks, at $900 each ; and one messenger, at $840 per annum. And at the eúd of each month the Secretary of the Treasury shall re-imburse the Treasury to the full amount of money expended for the foregoing clerical force by transfer of said amount from the deposit of the national banking associations with the Treasury of the United States.

The President is authorized to appoint a board, to consist of one officer of the engineers of the United States Army, one officer of ordnance of the Army, one lineofficer of the United States Navy, one engineer of the Navy, and three civilians, who shall be experts, to determine by actual tests the strength and value of all kinds of iron, steel, and other metals, to prepare tables showing the comparative strength and value thereof for constructive and mechanical purposes, &c.

No officer in the pay of the Government, so serving, shall be entitled to additional compensation for his services, but one of the civil experts shall act as secretary of the board and shall be entitled to such compensation as the President may deem proper. No other compensation is provided. By act (No.31) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and for fulfilling treatý stipulations with various Indian tribes for the year ending June 30, 1876, and for other purposes.

One agent of Indian affairs at $1,500 per annum; two interpreters for Indian tribes in Oregon at $500 each per annum.

By act (No. 46) authorizing, the appointment of gaugers for the customs-service at the port

of Philadelphia.

The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to appoint three gaugers for the enstomsservice at the port of Philadelphia, from the list of officers now under appointment as inspectors, whose compensation shall be the same as that paid gaugers at the port of Boston, viz, fees, but the number of employés in the customs-service at the port of Philadelphia shall not thereby be increased.

By the act (No. 56) to abolish the consulate of Amoor River, and establish a consulate at

Vladivostock, Russia, and for other purposes. Amoor River, in Russia, is discontinued as a consulate, and Vladivostock is established as a consulate of class 5, in schedule B; compensation, $2,000. By the act (No. 28) making appropriations for the legislative, excecutive, and judicial ex

penses of the Government for the year ending June 30, 1876, and for other purposes. Clerk to Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate, at $2,220; telegraph operator for Senate wing of the Capitol building, at the rate of $1,200 per annum.

Watchman for public grounds in Washington, D. C., viz, one at Rawlins Square and one at Pacific Place, at $540 each per annum ; and one at Judiciary Square, at $720 per annum.

For additional force required for the new building to be occupied by the Department of State, viz, one superintendent of watch, $1,000 ; five watchmen, at $720 each;

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