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402 FOBTY-FIRST` CONGRESS2 Sess. III. Ch. 33, 34. 1871. Fslt.2, 1871t » . —.-·· n to 'nlbweethe Srauo Kansas m~M¢m expended """"°"""`°° inAenr:4lg•!ng, zlmpping, and pwafioning Fyrtuas to aim suppressing the Rebellnim. Bc it macwd by the Senate and H>use of Representatives of the United Accounts of States of America in Omzgress assembkd, That immediately upon the $****1** K¤¤¤” passage of this act the Secretary of War shall detail three officers of orexpcnses of ( - V · · o,,,,,,,,, mum, the army, whose duty it shall be to examine and audit the accounts wbcommimd of the State of Kansas for moneys expended in payment of the ex. ml ‘“‘“*°d· peuses of the militia called into service by order of the governor, upon the requisition of Major-General Curtis, in eighteen hundred and sixty- four, to repel the invasion of General Price. · _Wh¤¤iw¤¤ of Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the officers so detailed shall gjl;,“£°§Q‘?,f” proceed, subject to regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of Wai-, loved. at once to examine all the items of expenditure made by said State for the purposes herein named, allowing only for disbursements made and amounts assumed by the State for enrolling, equipping, subsisting, transporting, and` paying such troops as were called into service by the governor, at the‘·request of the United States department commander commanding the district in which Kansas may at the time have been included, or by the express order, consent, or concurrence of such commander,- or which may have been employed or used in suppressing rebellion in said State. And no allowance shall be made for any troops which did not perform actual military service in full concert and co-op? eration with the authorities of the United States and subject to their orders. lathe account Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That, in making up said account,

·fb*:l:t:•‘ff“_';“ the commissioners shall state separately the amounts expended, respec·

,,,,4,,;,, P` tively, for enrolling, equipping, arming, subsisting, transporting, and paying Ban and time said troops; and they shall not allow for any expenditure or compensa- °f°°‘“P°”°“°“· tion for service at a rate greater than was at the time authorized by the laws of the United States, and the regulations prescribed by the Secretary of War in similar cases, nor shall such compensation embrace a longer period than thirty, days' service in any case. m¥"'};':$’°’$;P:‘* Sec. 4. And it further enacted, That assoon assaid commissioners ,·,g,,.,,,,,,,t,,c,,,,_ shall have made up said account and ascertained the balance, as herein 8****- directed, they shall make written, report thereof; showing the dit\"erent items of expenditure as hereinbefore stated, to the Secretary of War, to be by him referred to Congress for final action, Commissioners SEO. 5. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners to be ap-

  • °b° "'°'“· pointed as aforesaid shall, before proceeding to the discharge of their

duties, be sworn that they will carefully examine the accounts existing between the UnitedStates and the State of Kansas, and that they will, to the best of their ability, make a just, true, and impartial statement T}>·°*'#¤>’· thereof; as required by this act. They shall receive such compensation for their services as may be determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, not exceeding ten dollars per day for each commissioner. Armzovmo, February 2, 1871. Feb. 2 1871. CHAP. XXXIV.-—An Act maki a tcm A 'ation e P ti """"""z"““"’ gfmk upon the Improvement q}'°qSa£nt1&?z:·yc`ZFpa5,;o6Ee:;ealan`¢]£brSdilntMr;f·;€;‘ Edd; te egon. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Mimfxgvma States of America in Congress assembled, That there be, and is hereby, dwg, Mw., appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise Fam canal end appropriated, to be expended under the direction and superintendence of 2:*:: Mn'!" the Secretary of War, for the purpose of continuing the prosecution ' of the work upon the improvement of Saint Mary’s Falls canal and Saint Mary’s river, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars. Approved, February 2, 1871.