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414 FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. H. Ch. 131. 1875. '1‘r¤¤¤v<>ri¤¤tiq¤ To enable the Postmaster-General to adjust and pay the compensa- °*` ””*““ °“ "*”1‘ tion for the transportation of mails on railroad routes, according to the r°“d°' provisions of “An act making appropriations for the service of the Post. Oilice Department for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred 1873. c- 231. v- 17, and seventy-four", approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy. P·556· three, he is hereby authorized and empowered touse for this purpose so much as may be necessary of the unexpended balance of the amount appropriated for deficiencies in the revenues of the postal service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. _ $,,,1,,,;,,, of Pm. Section 3. That to enable the Postmaster-General to carry out, so masters. far as certain fourth class offices are concerned, that provision of section 1872, e. 335, s. 84, eighty-four of the act approved June eighth, eighteen hundred and sev- V- 17·P·295· enty two, entitled “ an act to revise, consolidate and amend the statutes R. 8.,3856, p. 758. relating to the Post-Omoo Depa-rtment" which provides for the retroactive adjustment of the salaries of postmasters when there is an extraordinary increase in the revenues, he is hereby authorized and empowered to use for this purpose the sum of three hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, out of the unexpended balances of the amounts appropriated for the deficiencies in the revenues of the postal service for the ilscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hun- _ dred and seventy-four. Re-appropriation SECTION 4. That the following balances of appropriations carried to °f *im°‘{”"°f°”·';“°d the surplus fund under the provisions of the fifth section of the act ap- °° smp °° u"provedJunetwentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, bein grequired to complete the service of the iiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy- two and prior years, are hereby continued and rendered available for such purpose, namely : The Postmaster General is hereby authorized to make such transfers in the accounts of his Department for the current Escal year as may be necessary by reason of the change of the post-oilioes in the newly annexed part of the city of New York to stations of the New York city post-ofiice. STATE DEPARTMENT. ' 6iS:‘;';';:trl;’s *`°" For relief and protection of American seamen in foreign countries, g ‘ being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy- one, one hundred and twenty-two dollars. For relief and protection of American seamen in foreign countries, · being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy- two, thirty-three dollars and eighty-four cents. . Consular omcers, For salaries of(consuls—general, consuls, vice-consuls, commercial agents, M- consular clerks, including loss by exchange, being for the service of the fiscal year, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, nine hundred and seventy- enght dollars and ninetyseven cents. Stationery, rent, For stationery, book cases, arms of the United States, seals, presses, <*=i°· flags, rent, postage, freight, and miscellaneous expenses, being for the plexnrioe of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-one, one hundred o ars. For stationery, book cases, arms of the United States, seals, presses, flags, rent, postage, freight, and miscellaneous expenses, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-two, three hundred and sixty-one dollars and ninety-six cents. TREASURY DEPARTMENT. Og,';§;:;fiz?r$?;*0° To pay to internal revenue collectors, assessors, and other internal . ‘ revenue ofdcersytheir salaries, commissions, and expenses allowed by law, as have been or may be ascertained and certfiled by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department; and to pay such further allowances as have been or may be granted to such collectors and assessors by the Secretary of the Treasury, in lieu of such salaries and commissions; and to pay miscellaneous expenses of carrying into eifect the various