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THIRTY-FIRST CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 90. 1850. 531 The Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and Secretary or directed to contract, upon the most reasonable terms, with the proprie- $'°3*:’Y ****;;*2*; ters of some well-established assaying works now in successful opera- :§;, ° ju; tion in California, upon satisfactory security, to be judged by the Sec- wprks in 0'¤lif¤r— retary of the Treasury, who shall, under the supervision of the United 'fffmagg States assayer to be appointed by the President, by and with the ad- gold, under suvice and consent of the Senate, perform such duties in assaying and §°“"°l°° °*` U fixing the value of gold in grain and lumps, and in forming the same 'usaym into bars, as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, and that the said United States assayer shall cause the stamp of the United States, indicating the degree of iineness and value, to be ailixed to each har or ingot of gold that may be issued from the estatablishment. Provided', That the United States-shall not be held responsible for the Proviso. loss of any gold deposited with said proprietors for assay: And pro- _I•‘urther provided, further, That the salary of said assayer shall be fixed by the ““°· Secretary of the Treasury, not to exceed five thousand dollars. At Charlotte, North Carolina. For salaries of superintendent, coiner, assayer, and clerk, six thou- Salaries. &<=· sand dollars. For wages of workmen, three thousand five hundred dollars. For incidental and contingent expenses, including fuel, materi- Contingencies. als, stationery, repairs, and wastage, two thousand one hundred dollars. For repairing the wall of the ditch in front of the Mint, and for making other repairs in and about the lot, and for painting, one thousand dollars. At Dahlonega, Georgia, viz. For salaries of superintendent, coiner, assayer, and clerk, six thou- Salaries, &e. sand dollars. For wages of workmen, three thousand six hundred dollars. For incidental and contingent expenses, including fuel, materials, stationery, repairs, and wastage, two thousand dollars. Contingencies. At New Orleans. For salaries of superintendent, treasurer, assayer, coiner, melter, Salaries, arc. and refiner, and clerks, seventeen thousand three hundred dollarsthe salary of the treasurer being hereby increased from first July, eighteen hundred and fifty, to four thousand dollars; the salary of chief clerk to eighteen hundred dollars ; of the other clerk to fifteen hundred dollars; and the employment of an additional clerk at fifteen hun- Additional dred dollars, is hereby authorized. °l°'k‘ For wages of workmen, twenty-five thousand dollars. For incidental and contingent expenses, in addition to available Contingencies. gunfls on hand, twenty-three thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven ol ars. For new machinery, thirteen thousand dollars. Governments in the Territories of Oregon and Minnesota.- Territory of Oregon. or°g°?°' For salaries of governor, three judges, and secretary, ten thousand S“l““°S· five hundred dollars. For salary of superintendent of Indian afairs, three Indian agents, Indian affairs. and for office rent, wood and lights, tationery, and clerk hire, ten thousand dollars. _ For contingent expenses of said Territory, one thousand five hun- C¤¤ti¤e¢¤<>i¤¤· dred dollars. For compensation and mileage of members of the legislative assem- Legislative nn. bly, officers, clerks, and contingent expenses of the assembly, twenty- smb Y· four thousand dollars. For taking the census in the Territory of Oregon, under the act of gggsuz 177 fourteenth August, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, one thousand five ’ ° ’ hundred dollars.