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ACTS OF THE FOURTH CONGRESS
George Washington, President; John Adams, Vice President of the United States, and President of the Senate; Samuel Livermore, President of the Senate pro tempore; Jonathan Dayton, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Feb. 5, 1796
Chapter Ⅰ.—An Act making Appropriations for the Support of Government, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six.
Specific appropriations for support of government, for 1796.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expenditure of the civil list of the United States, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, together with the incidental and contingent expenses of the several departments and offices thereof, there be appropriated a sum of money, not exceeding five hundred and thirty thousand three hundred and ninety-two dollars and eighty-five cents; that is to say:
President and Vice President.For the compensations granted by law to the President and Vice President of the United States, thirty thousand dollars.
Senate and House of Representatives.For the like compensations to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, their officers and attendants, estimated for a session of six months continuance, one hundred and ninety-three thousand four hundred and sixty dollars.
For the expenses of firewood, stationery, printing-work, and all other contingent expenses of the two houses of Congress, eleven thousand five hundred dollars.
For the compensations granted by law to the Chief Justice, Associate Judges, District Judges, and Attorney General, forty-three thousand six hundred dollars.
For defraying the expense of clerks of courts, jurors and witnesses, in aid of the fund arising from fines, forfeitures and penalties; and likewise for defraying the expenses of prosecutions for offences against the United States, and for safe keeping of prisoners, twenty thousand dollars.
For making good deficiences in the last-mentioned fund, in the appropriation of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, ten thousand dollars.
For compensation to the Secretary of State, clerks and persons employed in that department, seven thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.
For incidental and contingent expenses in the said department, twenty-three thousand three hundred and eighty dollars.
For compensation to the Secretary of the Treasury, clerks and persons employed in his office, eight thousand one hundred and fifty dollars.
For expense of stationery, printing and all other contingent expenses in the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, five hundred dollars.