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FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 259, 260. 1878, 143 For pay of agent and assistants to distribute stamped envelopes and newspaper-wrappers, and expenses of agency, sixteen thou and dollars. For manufacture of postal cards, one hundred and seventy thousand Postal cards. dollars. For pay of agent and assistants to distribute postal cards, and expenses of agency, six thousand one hundred dollars. For registered-package envelopes, locks, and seals, forty thousand dol- Registered-puck. l8!‘S. age envelopes. For office-envelopes and for dead-letter envelopes, twenty-tive thou- gmc., ,,,,,,,,p,p,,,,_ sand dollars. For ship, steamboat, and way letters, six thousand dollars, Ship letters- For engraving, printing, and binding drafts and warrants, one thou- Drafts and warsand five hundred dollars. rants- OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF FOREIGN MA1LS.—For transporta- Foreign m ail zion of foreign mails, two hundred and forty thousand dollars. ¤¤¤¤1>¤r¤¤ti¤¤· For balances due foreign countries, forty thousand dollars, including Balancesdueforthe United States’ portion of the expense of the International Office ¢iz¤<=<>¤¤*·ri¢¤- organized under the provisions of article fifteen of the General Postal Union treaty concluded at Berne, October ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. - Sec. 2. That if the revenue of the Post Office Department shall be Appropriation in V insufficient to meet the appropriations made by this act, then the sum ¤·d*h°i°¤ te ¤`°'°· of four million two hundred and twenty-two thousand two hundred and “"°‘ seventy-tour dollars and seventy-two cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary, he, and the same is hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any moneyin theTreasury noto therwise appropriated, to supply deticienciesin revenue of the Post Office Department iorthe year endingJune thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine: Provided, That the disburse- Digburgmm fo,. ments of the moneys appropriated for the preparation and publication of maps. post-route maps be made by aregular bonded disbursing-officer of the Post- Ofliee Department, according to the laws, rules, and customs as recognized by the accounting-officers of the Treasury Department: And pro- P,,,,_,.”u, ,,,p,,g_ rided also, That the pay-rolls of the draughtsmen, clerks, messengers, mphéry mite. and other employees of the topographer’s office, shall be regularly made out by the chief of the topographer’s office, examined and checked by the appointment-clerk of the Post-Otlice Department, and the payments thereof made by a bonded disbnrsing-ohicer of the Post-Oilice Department: And also provided further, That all expenditures made by the chief y0u,,;.,,,-, fm- 6,,. of the topographer’s office for the preparation and publication of post- pendilwrwformpv, route maps shall be accounted for by vouchers, accompanied by affidavit, ”“’- and the moneys therefor shall be disbursed by a disbursingofticer of the Post·Office Department; and all of the above disbursements shall be paid out of the appropriation for the preparation and publication of po<t-route maps. _ Sec. 3. That all acts or parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of R°P¤¤!¤· this act are hereby repealed. Approved, June 17, 1878. CHAP. 260.-an act regulating the appointment of cadet-midshipmen and cadet- June 17, 1878. engineers in the Naval Academy, and for other purposes. **"—*···* Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Th at section fifteen hundred and thirteen of the Revised Statutes shall hereafter read as follows: ‘ °‘ Sec. 1513. There shall be allowed in aid academy one cadet·mid- Cadet-midship shipman for every member or delegate of the House of Representatives, menone for the District of Columbia, and ten appointed at large: Provided, II`g“é"*{§{,,°f· 259 however, That there shall not be at any time more in said academy A;,,éndeh{ P' ’ appointed at large than ten : but the provisions of this ection shall not be construed to apply to cadet-midshipmen appointed at large now in said academy."