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4, 000 00 1, 500 00
2, 000 00
3, 000 00
2,000 00 78, 400 00
coasts of Rhode Island and Long Island, $500..
sey........................... For salaries of superintendents on the coasts of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, one,
at $1,000; on the coasts of Virginia and North Carolina, one, at $1,000 ....... For salary of one superintendent for the house of refuge on the coast of Florida, $1,000;
and of one superintendent for the life-saving and life-boat stations on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, $1,000, and of one on the coasts of Lakes Ontario and Erie, $1,000 .... For salaries of superintendents for the life-saving and life-boat stations, as follows: One
on the coasts of Lakes Huron and Superior, and of one on the coast of Lake Michigan,
at $1,000 each .....
and of houses of refuge, at $400 each .....
tions, at a rate not to exceed $40 per month each during the period of actual employ. m ent....................... For compensation of volunteer crews of life-boat stations, for actual and deserving serv.
ice rendered upon each occasion of disaster, at such rate, not to exceed $10 for each person, as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine; and for pay of volunteer crews,
for drill and exercise ....... Contingent expenses : For fuel for one handred and ninety-six stations and houses of
refuge; repairs and outfits for the same; supplies and provisions for houses of refuge and for shipwrecked persons succored at stations; traveling expenses of otficers under orders from the Treasury Department; and contingent expenses, including freight, storage, repairs to apparatus, medals, labor, stationery, advertising, and miscellaneous expenses that cannot be included under any other head of life-saving stations, on the
coasts of the United States ........ For establishing new life-saving stations and life-boat stations on the sca and lake coasts
of the United States ........
376, 960 00
5, 000 00
50, 000 00 78.000 00
Expenses of revenue-cutter service: For pay of captains, lieutenants, engineers, cadets,
and pilots, and for rations for the same; and for pay of
ng wharfage, towage, dockage, freight, advertising, surveys, labor, and miscellaneous expenses, which cannot be included under special heads ......
860, 000 00
ENGRAVING AND PRINTING.
For labor and expenses of engraving and printing, namely: For labor (by the day, piece, or contract), including labor of workmen skilled in engraving, transferring, plate-printing, and other specialties necessary for carrying on the work of engraving and printing notes, bonds, and other securities of the United States, the pay for such labor to be fixed by the Secretary of the Treasury at rates not exceeding the rates usually paid for such work; and for other expenses of engraving and printing notes, bonds, and other securities of the United States : for paper for notes, bonds, and other securities of the United States, including mill expenses, boxing and transportation ; for materials other than paper required in the work of engraving and printing: for purchase of en. gravers' tools, dies, rolls, and plates, and for machinery and repairs of same; and for expenses of operating macerating-machines for the destruction of the United States notes, bonds, national bank notes, and other obligations of the United States authorized
to be destroyed .................... Expenses of removal of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing: For expenses of removal
of the machinery, furniture, and effects of the Burean of Engraving and Printing from
building, including new boilers and a new engine ...
the fiscal year 1860, 89,000......
350, 000 00
50, 000 00 17, 500 00
585, 000 00
Keepers of light-houses: For salaries, fuel, rations, rent of quarters where necessary,
and similar incidental expenses of nine hundred and seventy-tive light-keepers and fog.
sivnal keepers ...................................... ............................. ... Expenses of light-yessels: Seamen's wages, rations, repairs, salaries, supplies, and inci.
dental expenses of thirty-one light ships, and the expense of maintaining the vessels of the lighthouse establishment, may be paid from any surplus of the appropriation for the works, general or special, on which the respective vessels are, for the time being, employed; and the cost of repairs to such vessels may be paid from the appropriation under which they respectively were employed when they were injured or became dete. riorated to such an extent as to render the repairs necessary; or, if such appropriation be exhausted, then from the appropriation under which they are respectively to be next employed....
230, 000 00
Carried forward .
5, 390, 360 00
ing losses of buoys, spindles, and day-beacons, and for cbains, sinkers, and similar peces
saries............... Fog-signals: For repairs and incidental expenses in renewing, establishing, and improv.
ing fog.signals and buildings connected therewith ............. Inspecting lights: For expenses of visiting and inspecting lights and other aids to navi.
gation, including rewards paid for information as to collisions.... Supplies of light-houses : For supplying the light-houses, beacon-lights, and fog signals
on the Atlantic, Gulf, Lake, and Pacific coasts with illuminating and cleansing materials, and such other materials as may be required for annual consumption, including the expenses of inspection and delivery of the same; for books for light-stations, and other incidental and necessary expenses .....
nd necessary expenses .......................................... Repairs of light-houses: For repairs and incidental expense of light-houses : for rebuild.
ing and improving the same, and buildings copnected therewith; and for the purchase
and repair of illuminating apparatus and machinery
and Missouri Rivers ............
ing as superintendents of lights, being for disbursements to be made by them for the · light-house establishment during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1000....
375, 000 000
LIGHT-HOUSES, BEACONS, AND FOG-SIGNALS.
for damages o fees and costsa, keeper of Conjwelling by ice ork
For rebuilding tower, repairing dwelling, and purchasing site for beacon at Ipswich light
of Martha's Vineyard, Mass......
pairing the same....... For reimbursement of Charles J. Gibbs, master of the light-house tender Verbena, for
amount paid by him in accordance with the judgment of court, in the case of the suit
the time of the destruction of the keeper's dwelling by ice .......
ments of the sea........
Reedy Island, Delaware Bay, to fit it for a fog-signal station, is hereby authorized to be
ing to the fiscal years during which such repairs were actually made.
ten Island, New York. ....
storm of October 3, 1878......
Island, in the same harbor.
a range-light on the tower of the Exchange Building. Savannah, and the Light House
vided the government shall be at no expense for rent.............
property destroyed by a hurricane........
of the Calcasieu River, Louisiana.......... For beacon light on Frying Pan Island, at the mouth of Saint Mary's River, Lake Haron. For continuing the erection of a light-house on Stannard's Rock, Lake Superior, Michi.
gan ... For erection, removal, and repair of pier-head lights on the northern and northwestern
lakes .... For establishing a first-class steam fog.sigual at the light-station on South Farallon IB1
and, California .........
Brought forward. ..........
.................... $7,019, 899 65 For establishing a light-house ana fog-bell to mark the entrance to Oakland Harbor. Cal. ifornia ....
5, 000 00 Point Pinos light-station, California : To pay amount of the decree of the United States
circuit court, attorneys' fees, and costs, in the case of the United States v8. Theron R. Hopkins and others, a suit instituted for the purpose of obtaining condemnation of lands for lig house sito .......... . ........... ..................................... 6,000 00 For establishing a depot for buoys and supplies in the twelfth district.
10,000 00 For completing the light-house and fog-signal, to be established at Point Wilson, Paget Sound, Washington Territory.................
12, 000 00 For establishing duplicate steam fog-signals on the coasts of the United States .......... 20, 000 00 For building a steamer for service on the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers....
30, 000 00 For addition to the laboratory used by the Light-House Board for experiments with illu. mipating apparatus and materials ....
COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.
300, 000 00
Survey of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts: For every purpose and object necessary for and
incident to the continuation of the survey of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, the Mississippi and other rivers, to the head of either tidal influence or shippavigation; soundings, deep-sea temperatures, dredgings, and current-observations along the above-named coasts, and in the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf Stream, includ. ing its entrance into the Gulf, its course through the Caribbean and into and around the Sargasso Sea; the triangulation toward the Western coast, and furnishing points for State surveys; the triangulation of the Mississippi River from the northern boundary of the State of Mississippi to the Gulf; the usual coast-survey work of that part of Louisiana lving between the mouth of the Red River and the Gulf as a portion of the coast included in the operations of the Coast and Geodetic Survey; the preparation and publication of charts, the Coast Pilot, and other results of the work, with the pur.
chase of materials therefor, including compensation of civilians engaged in the work. Survey of the Western (Pacific) coasts: For every purpose and object necessary for and
incident to the continuation of the survey of the Pacific coasts of the United States, including the Columbia and other rivers, to the head of either tidal influence or shipnavigation, deep-sea soundings, temperatures, currents, and dredgings along and also in the branch of the Japan Stream flowing off these coasts; the triangulation toward the Eastern coast, and furnishing points for State surveys; the preparation and publi. cation of charts, the Coast Pilot, and other results of the work, with the purchase of materials therefor, including compensation of civilians employed in the work ........ Repairs of vessels : For the repairs and maintenance of the complement of vessels usod
in the Coast Survey............................: Publishing observations: For continuing the publication of observations, and their dis
cussion, made in the progress of the Coast Survey, including compensation of civilians
engaged in the work, the publications to be made at the Government Printing Office.. General expenses : For rent of bulldings for offices, workrooms, and workshops in Wash
ington ......... For rent of fire-proof building. No. 205 New Jersey avenue, south (excepting rooms for
standard weights and measures), for the safe-keeping and preservation of the original astronomical, magnetic, hydrographic, and other records; the original topographical and hydrographic maps and chai ts; instruments, engraved plates, and other valuable articles of the Coast Survey ...... For rent of sub-office at San Francisco.... For fuel for all the offices and buildings......... For transportation of instruments, maps, and charts; the purchase of new instruments,
books, maps, and charts; gas and other miscellaneous expenses ................. That Senators, Representatives, and Delegates to the House of Representatives shall each be entitled to not more than ten charts published by the Coast Survey, for each regular session of Congress.
180, 000 00 30,000 00
6,000 00 13, 600 00
5,000 00 2. 000 00 2 000 00 9, 400 00
UNDER THE COMMISSIONER OF FISH AND FISHERIES.
Propagation of food-fishes : For the introduction of shad into the waters of the Pacific,
fishes of the United States ......
of the United States Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries ....
cially those covered by the Washington treaty of 1871.......
mackerel, halibat, and other fishes, along the coast of the United States, to be built
75,000 00 1,000 00 5,000 00 3, 500 00
45, 000 00
MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS UNDER THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
Expenses of national currency: For paper, engraving, printing, express charges, and
120, 000 00 7,908, 399 65
Carried forward ....
.... $7, 908, 399 65 Transportation of United States securities : For transportation of notes, bonds, and other Becurities of the United States
60, 000 00 And so much of the act "making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1879, and for other purposes," approved June 19, 1878, as authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to issne coin certificates in exchange for bullion deposited for coinage at mints and as. say-offices other than those mentioned in section 3545 of the Revised Statutes, be, and the same is hereby, repealed; said repeal to take effect at the end of the present fiscal
year. Standard weights and measures : For construction and verification of standard weights
and measures, including metric standards, for the custom-houses and other oftices of the United States, and for the several States, and of mural standards of length in Wash. ington, District of Columbia, $5,000; for rent of workshops in building No. 215, South Capitol street, $400; for rent of fire-proof rooms in building No. 205, New Jersey avenue, south, for the safe keeping and preservation of finished weights, measures, balances, and metric standards, $1,000; for fuel and lights, materials, transportation, traveling, and other miscellaneous expenses, $600; in all ...
7, 000 00 For contribution to maintenance of International Bureau of Weights and Measures, in conformity with terms of convention signed May 20, 1875.......
1, 900 00 Fuel, lights, and water for public buildings: For fuel, light, water, and miscellaneous items
required by the ja itors and firemen in the proper care of the buildings, furniture, and heating apparatus, such as brooms, mops, brushes, buckets, wheelbarrows, shovels, saws, batchets, and hammers, for all public buildings under the control of the Treasury Department ......
350 000 00 That authority be, and is hereby, given to the Secretary of the Treasury to lease, at his discretion, for a period not exceeding five years, such unoccupied and unproductive property of the United States under his control, for the leasing of which theru is no authority
under existing law, and such leases shall be reported annually to Congress.
furniture, and carpets, for all public buildings under the control of the Treasury Depart-
120, 000 00 Pay of custodians and janitors: For pay of custodians and janitors for all public build. inge under the control of the Treasury Department ...
90,000 Heating apparatus for public buildings: For heating, ventilating, and hoisting apparatus,
and repairs of same, for all public buildings under the control of the Treasury Depart. ment ....................
75, 000 00 Vaults, safes, and locks for public buildings: For vaults, safes, and locks, and repairs of the same, for all public buildings under the control of the Treasury Department...
POST-OFFICE AND COURT-HOUSE, NEW YORK.
Alterations required to be made to remedy the defective ventilation of the basement and
first story, including the mezzanine floor, 830,000; extension of the mezzanine gallery, $12, 464.28 ; total, ...... Plans for public buildings: For photograpbing materials, and labor for duplicating plans
for all public buildings under the control of the Treasury Department ... Suppressing counterfeiting and other crimes; For expenses of detecting and bringing to
trial and pupishment persons engaged in counterfeiting Treasury notes, bonds, national bank notes, and other securities of the United States, as well as the coins of the United
States, and other crimes against the government, and for no other purpose whatever ..
under the customs-revenue laws ..... ...........
$3,650; one assistant agent, $2,920 ; two assistant agents, at $2,190 each; necessary travel
in all........ .... . ........ ................... Examination of rebel archives and records of captured property: To enable the Secretary
of tbe Treasury to have the records of captured and abandoned property examined, and
information furnished therefrom, for the use and protection of the government ........ To enable the Secretary of the Treasury, in his discretion, to refund excess of duties and
to pay costs in suits and proceedings in "cbarges and commissions cases" in which
judgments may hereafter be obtained, or which may be compromised by said Secretary. That section 170 of the Revised Statutes of the United States be so modified that the Sec
retary of the Treasury be, and hereby is, authorized, during the present fiscal year, to pay, out of the appropriation for refunding the national debt, a reasonable additional compensation to the clerks of his department who are actually employed upon the refunding of the national debt in addition to the usual business hours, and not exceeding $500 shall be allowed to any one individual, nor shall the aggregate of such allowances exceed
and other property belonging to the United States..
ury Department ..........
gia 872,296.94, in full settlement of advances made to the United States for the suppres.
sion of the Creek, Seminole, and Cherokee Indians in 1835, 1836, 1837, and 1838........ That tbe Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay the State of Kentucky, on special settlement of the third and fourth installments of her war claims under act of July 27, 1861, the sum of .....
Carried forward ......................................................
Brought forward. .....
$8,944, 002 72 That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to the State of
Pennsylvania, being the amount due said State on special settlement of her war claims, under the act of July 27, 1861, entitled "An act to indemnify the States for expenses incurred by them in defense of the United States" ........
8,236 56 To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to refund to the city of Baltimore, State of Mary. land, amoants advanced at the request of Maj. Gen. R. C. Schenck, dated June 20, 1863, to aid the United States in the construction of works of defense, the accounts to be passed by the accounting officers of the Treasury, not to exceed the amounts examined, allowed, and approved by the Secretary of War, a sum not exceeding ...........
96, 152 00 For three additional clerks in the office of the assistant treasurer of the United States at New York, two at the rate of $1,500 per annum and one at the rate of $1,200 per annum, for the service of the unexpired portion of the current fiscal year a sufficient sum is hereby appropriated ................
Indefinite. For salary to Charles Bryant, late special Treasury agent of the seal islands in Alaska,
from May 15 to June 30, 1877, inclusive, at the rate of $3,650 per annum, being a defi. ciency for the fiscal year 1877...
471 29 For professional services rendered and expenses incurred by F. W. Viehe, attorney-at
law, Vincennes, Ind., in the case of the United States vs. Hall.Neilson and others, involving the title claimed by the United States to a valuable tract of land situated in
the city of Vincennes, Ind ................... .................................. 3, 185 06 To pay John Sherman, jr., United States marshal for New Mexico, for services rendered and expenses incurred in paying per diem, witnesses, bailiffs, and other similar and necessary expenses in the investigation of the Una de Gato land grant in the Territory of New Mexico, under authority given by the act of July 22, 1854.....
351 93 To pay B. R. Lewis and J. J. Coffee the balances due them as marshal and clerk respect
ively at the consulate general at Shanghai, China, during their absence attending on subpoenas as witnesses before a committee of the House of Representatives, the sum of. 2, 203 69 And said Lewis and Coffee shall receive no allowance for witness fees and traveling
expenses. To reimburse expenses incurred and paid by C. H, Lord, United States depositary at Tucson, Ariz., under Treasury Department instructions...
334 87 That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to expend, out of the appropriation for defraying the expenses of collecting the revenue from customs, such amount as he may deem necessary, not exceeding $100,000 per annum, for the detection and prevention of frauds upon the customs revenue. To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to use revenue steamers for the protection of
the interests of the government on the seal islands, the sea-otter hunting grounds, and the enforcement of the provisions of law in Alaska..
20, 000 00
UNDER THE WAR DEPARTMENT.
375, 000 00
Observation and report of storms: For expenses of the observation and report of storms
by telegraph and signal for the benefit of commerce and agriculture throughout the United States; for manufacture, purchase, and repair of meteorological and otber neces. sary instruments: for telegraphing reports: for expenses of storm signals annouucing the probable approach and force of storms; for continuing the establishment and connection of stations at life-saving stations and light-houses; for instrument shelters : for hire, furniture, and expenses of othces maintained for public use in cities or ports receiving reports; for river reports; for maps and bulletins to be displayed in chambers of commerce and boards of trade rooms, and for distribution ; for books, periodicals,
newspapers, and stationery ; and for incidental expenses not otherwise provided for .. Construction, maintenance, and repair of military telegraph lines: For the construction
and continuing the construction, maintenance, and use of military telegraph lines on
Mexico, Arizona, Dakota, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, and the Indian Territory....
Milk River and such other points as may be necessary ...
50, 000 00 20, 000 00 20, 000 00
ARMORIES AND ARSENALS.
For repairs and preservation of grounds, buildings, and machinery, not used for manu.
facturing purposes, of the arsenal at Springfield, Mass
bridge with macadam, and for putting a new floor on the Rock Island wagon bridge... For care and preservation of the Rock Island bridge, and expense of maintaining and
operating the draw ............. For general care, preservation, and improvement; building new roads ; care and preser.
vation of the water power; painting and care and preservation of pertnanent buildings and bridges and shores of the island; building fences and grading grounds; and repairs
of and extension of railroad ..... Benicia arsenal, Benicia, Cal.: To rebuild the present wharf ....
15, 000 00 100, 000 00 50, 000 00 50, 000 00 6, 000 00 9, 000 00
12, 000 00
5, 000 00 9, 786, 938 12
Carried forward ....