TWENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Snss, I. Ch. 106. 1344. 697 For payments in lieu of clothing for discharged soldiers and officers' Clothing. servants, thirty-four thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven dollars and fifty-seven cents. For subsistence in kind, two hundred and twenty-six thousand three Subsistence. hundred and sixteen dollars and eighty cents. For clothing for the army, camp and garrison equipage, one hundred Clothing. and forty thousand dollars. For expenses of recruiting, twenty-seven thousand three hundred and Recruiting. sixty-four dollars and seventy cents. For three months’ extra pay to non-commissioned officers, musicians Extra pay. and privates, nine thousand four hundred and twenty dollars. For the regular supplies of the quartermaster’s department, consisting Supplies of of fuel, forage in kind for the authorized number of officers’ horses, and Q¤;¤¤¢¤¤¤¤-, for the horses, mules, and oxen belonging to the quarter-masters' depart. t" “ d°l’“""‘ ' ment at the several military posts and stations, and for the horses of the regiment of dragoons, and the four companies of light artillery; of straw for soldiers’ bedding, and of stationery including company and other blank books for the army, certificates for discharged soldiers, blank forms for the pay and quartermasters’ departments, and the printing of department orders, army regulations, and general regulations, one hundred and ninety-five thousand dollars. For the incidental expenses of the quartermastcrs’ department, con- I¤°ld°¤*¤l°¤· sisting of postage on letters and packages received by officers on public p°"°°8‘ service; expenses of courts martial and courts of inquiry, including the , additional compensation to judge advocates, members and witnesses A f M h while on that service, under the act of sixteenth of March, eighteen 163,32, ,,§T°9_ hundred and two; extra pay to soldiers employed in the erection of bar- ' racks and quarters, the construction of roads and other constant labor, for a period of not less than ten days, under the act of second of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen; expenses ofpxpresses from the frontier posts; of escorts to paymasters; of the necessary articles for the interment of non-commissioned officers and soldiers; hire of laborers; compensation to clerks to the officers of the quartermasters’ department at posts where their duties cannot be performed without such aid; and compensation to agents in charge of dismantled works; and to such wagon and forage masters as it may be necessary to employ under the Act of hl 5 act of fifth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight; various expendi· 1838, Cb_ 16g_ ’ tures necessary to keep the regiment of dragoons and the four companies of light artillery complete, including the purchase of horses to supply the place of those which may be lost, and become unfit for service; shoeing horses; and the apprehension of deserters, and the expenses incidental to their pursuit, ninety thousand dollars. . For the purchase of horses, equipments and forage, and to pay [the] f£‘;,“°:ég‘l“':én, other expenses caused by the act entitled “An not to repeal so much of d,,,g0,,,,_ of the act approved twenty-third of August, eighteen hundred and forty- Act of April 4, two, as requires the second regiment of dragoons to be converted into 18** °h· “· a regiment of riflemen, after the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and forty-three," one hundred and ten thousand dollars., & For barracks, quarters and store-houses, including repairing and en- B°"""k“· °‘ larging barracks, quarters, store-houses and hospitals at the several posts; for erecting temporary cantonments at such posts as may be occupied during the year, and gun-houses for the protection of the cannon at the several posts and military works, including the necessary tools and materials for the objects enumerated; and for the authorized furniture for the barrack-rooms of non-commissioned officers and soldiers; building and repairing stables for dragoons and light artillery; for rent of quarters for officers, barracks for troops at posts where there are no public buildings for their accommodation, and of store-houses for the safekeeping of subsistence, clothing, ow. ; and of grounds for summer can- VoL. V.—88 3 I
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