148 THIRTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 29. 1856. For commutation of officers’ subsistence, six hundred and sixty-one thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven dollars. For commutation of forage for officers’ horses one hundred and twenty- two thousand three hundred and four dollars. i ' For payment in lieu of clothing for officers’ servants, thirty-nine thou. sand four hundred and forty dollars. Subsistence. For subsistence in kind, one million nine hundred and eighty-nine thousand eight hundred and thirty-four dollars. For clothing for the army, camp, and garrison equipage, six hundred Clothing, &c. and twenty-four thousand eight hundred and thirty-three dollars and fifty-seven cents. . Quarter mss- For the regular supplies of the Quarter-master’s Department, consistl*°*"¤ D"P“’*‘ ing of fuol for the officers, enlisted men, guard, hospitals, storehouses, and ment' officos; forage in kind for the horses, mules, and oxen of the quartermaster’s department, at the several posts and stations, and with the armies in the field; for the horses of the two regiments of dragoous, the two regiments of cavalry, the regiment of mounted rifiemen, the companies of light artillery, and such companies of infantry as may be mounted, and for the authorized number of oi·licers’ horses, when serving in the Held and at the outposts; of straw for soldiers’ bedding, and ol` stationery, including company and other blank books for the army, certificates for discharged soldiers, blank forms for the pay and quartermaster’s departments; and for the printing of division and department orders, army regulations, and reports, one million and ten thousand dollars. For the incidental expenses of the Quarter-master’s Department, consisting of postage on letters and packets received and sent by officers of the army on public service; expenses of courts-martial and courts of inquiry, including the additional compensation to judge advocates, record- 1802. ¤h·9. ers, members, and witnesses, while on that service, under the act of §§V";}*,?2‘ H6_ March sixteenth, eighteen hundred and two; extra pay to soldiers em- ` 'p' ployed, under the direction of the Quarter-masters Department, in the erection of barracks, quarters, store·houses and hospitals; the construc- 1819 ch 45 tion of roads and other. constant labor, for periods of not less than ten V0,_ifi_P_'488; days, under the acts of March second, eighteen hundred and nineteen, 1854, eh_ z47_§ q;, und August fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, including those em- V<>l· X- P- 576 ployed as clerks at division and department headquarters, expenses of expresses to and from the frontier posts and armies in the field; of escorts to paymasters, other disbursing officers and trains, when military escorts cannot be furnished ; expenses of the interment of non-commissioned officers and soldiers ; authorized office furniture; hire of laborers in the Quartermaster’s Department, including hire of interpreters, spies, and guides for the army; compensation of clerks to officers of the Quarter-masters Department; compensation of forage and wagommasters, authorized by the 1838, ch. 162, act of July filth, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight; for the apprehension ldgi V 25,, of deserters, and the expenses incident to their pursuit; the following `P`expenditures required for the two regiments of dragoons, the two regiments of cavalry, the regiment of mounted rifiemen, and such companies of infantry as may be mounted, viz: the purchase of travelling forges, blacksmiths and shoeing tools, horse 'and mule shoes and nails, iron and steel for shoeing, hire of veterinary surgeons, medicines for horses and mules, picket ropes, and shoeing the horses of those corps, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Ummm and For constructing barracks and other buildings at posts which it may g,,,,,t,,,,,_ be necessary to occupy during the year; and for repairing, altering, and enlarging buildings at the establish(Zish) ed posts, including hire or commutation of quarters for officers on military duty; hire of quarters for troops, of storehouses for the safe keeping of military stores, and of grounds for
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