engage to continue in service six months after they arrive at the place of rendezvous.
How the militia are to be officered.
President apportioning the general officers.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the detachment of militia and volunteers aforesaid, shall be officered out of the present militia officers, or others, at the option and direction of the constitutional authority in each state, respectively; the President of the United States apportioning the general officers among the respective states as he may deem proper.
Length of time which the militia may be compelled to serve.
Their pay, &c.Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the said detachment shall not be compelled to serve a longer time than six months after they arrive at the place of rendezvous: and that during the time of their service, they shall be entitled to the same pay, rations and allowance for clothing, that are established by law, as the pay, rations and allowance for clothing of the army of the United States.
President may call into service any proportion of the detachment.Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized to call into actual service any part, or the whole of the said detachment, when he shall judge the exigencies of the United States require it; if a part of the said detachment only shall be called into actual service, they shall be taken from such part thereof as the President in his discretion shall deem most proper.
Appropriation.Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That two millions of dollars be, and are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the pay and subsistence of such part of the said detachment as may be called into service.
Act of March 3, 1803, ch. 32, repealed.
1812, ch. 55.Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That an act, intituled “An act directing a detachment from the militia of the United States, and for erecting certain arsenals,” approved the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and three, be, and the same is hereby repealed.
Commencement and duration of this act.Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue, and be in force for the term of two years from the passing thereof, and no longer.
Approved, April 18, 1806.
Objects of appropriation.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the expenditure of the civil list, in the present year, including the contingent expenses of the several departments and officers; for the compensation of the several loan officers and their clerks, and for books and stationery for the same; for the payment of annuities and grants; for the support of the mint establishment; for the expenses of intercourse with foreign nations; for the support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers; for the defraying the expenses of surveying the public lands, in the territories of Indiana and Mississippi; and for satisfying certain miscellaneous claims; the following sums be, and the same hereby are respectively appropriated, that is to say:
Specific appropriations.For compensations granted by law to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, their officers and attendants, estimated for a session of four months and a half continuance, two hundred thousand five hundred and eighty-five dollars.
For the expense of firewood, stationery, printing, and all other contingent expenses of the two houses of Congress, thirty-two thousand dollars.
For all contingent expenses of the library, and librarian’s allowance for the year one thousand eight hundred and six, four hundred and fifty dollars.
For compensation to the President and Vice President of the United States, thirty thousand dollars.For