FORTYFIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. I I. Ch. 191. 1878. 119 Ifor payment of amounts due for purchase of horses for cavalry and Hqms for ¤¤v¤1~ artillery, being for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and Wr °‘°· seventy-one, and prior years, nine thousand nine hundred and two dollars and eighty-six cents. For payment ot amount due certain musicians and soldiers for losses _Losses by solat Fort Sumter, fifteen dollars. d*°*`¤· That nothing in the language of the act entitled “An act making Pa_qmaater’v clerks appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending ZM I"!"'" °°°“"» June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and for other pur- °¥8§Q“°gj, 1 poses", approved November twenty-nrst, eighteen hundred and seventy- Antezpj, ’ seven, shall be construed to forbid the payment from the moneys therein appropriated for “ pay, traveling, and general expenses of the Army," of fifty-four paymaster’s clerks, for actual services rendered from July first, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, to the date of the act, or to prevent payment to the actual number of Indian scouts employed during said year, not in excess of the one thousand authorized by law. To supply a deficiency in the appropriations for maintaining the Fort Military prison, Leavenworth military prison at Leavenworth, Kansas, four thousand F°’°L°‘"°’“'°“h· two hundred and seventy-seven dollars and sixty-four cents. INTERIOR DEPARTMENT. For lighting the Capitol and grounds: For gas consumed for the Lighting Capimonth of June, eighteen hundred and seventy- even, being a deficiency *°1· for the service of the fiscal year eighteen hundred and eventy-seven, one thousand and forty-eight dollars and ninety-tive cents. To enable the Secretary of the Interior to pay the rent of the build- _Rentofb¤ildi¤g, ing on the northeast corner of Eighth and G streets from September Elghth '*¤dG°*·°· twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, to November twenty- eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, at six hundred dollars per month, one thousand two hundred and forty dollars. INDIAN AFFAIRS. To enable the Secretary of the Interior to pay E. R. Otis for services E. R. Otis. as secretary and reporter, during the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, to the commission engaged in investigating charges by and against the Indian agent for the Chippewas in Minnesota, one hundred and sixty dollars and forty cents. To enable the Secretary of the Interior to pay H. M. Rice for services H.M.Ricc. as commissioner during the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy- seven, engaged in investigating charges by and against the Indian agent for the Chippewas in Minnesota, two hundred and eighty dollars and eighty cents. And so much of the act approved May twenty-seventh, eighteen hun- Salary of agent dred and seventyeight, entitled “An act making appropriations for the ;_¤;dM¤¤3¤<>¤ ¤S¤¤¢5’ current and contingent expenses for the Indian ])epartment, and for lg; éh,42 fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year end- An[g;p_65_ ’ ing June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and for other purposes", as provides the sum of three thousand dollars for the salary of the agent at the Mission agency in California, is hereby repealed, and the sum of one thousand three hundred dollars for said salary i hereby inserted in lieu thereof. For amounts found due, as follows: To Charles T. Brown, late Indian Chas. T. Bi-own. agent, ninety-tive dollars and eighty cents ; George A. Crowell, late Indian agent, one hundred and seventy-one dollars and seventy-seven cents; being a deficiency for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and prior years, two hundred and sixty-seven dollars and fifty-seven cents. _ For amount due George A. Crowell, late Indian agent, being a de- George A- Cronciency for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-three, one hun- “’°u· dred and seven dollars and sixteen cents.