182 FU1tTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 329. 1878. Miscellaneous- For miscellaneous items, twenty-tive thousand dollars. Postage-stamps. For postage-stamps for the officers of the House of Representatives, namely: For the Sergeant-at-Arms, three hundred dollars; the Clerk, one hundred and fifty dollars; and the Postmaster, one hundred and fifty dollars. Nvwspspcm. vw- For newspapers and stationery for members of the House of Representatives, onicers of the House, and committees of the House, including six thousand dollars for stationery for the use of the committees and officer of the House, forty-three thousand three hundred dollars. pag,-,s_ For twenty-eight pages, while actually employed gncludin g one ridingpage and one telegrapbpage), at two dollars an fifty cents per day each, and for hire of horses (five hundred dollars), eight thousand nine hundred dollars. ‘ PUBLIC PRINTING. Salaries. For compensation of the Public Printer, three thousand six hundred dollars; for chief clerk (whose appointment is hereby authorized), two thousand dollars; three clerks of class four; one clerk of class two; one clerk of class GDB; in all, thirteen thousand six hundred dollars. Contingent sx- For contingent expenses of his office, namely: For stationery, post- P<=¤¤¤¤- age, advertising, traveling expenses, horses and wagons, and miscellaneous items, two thousand dollars. LIBRARY OF GONGBESS. Salaries. For compensation of the Librarian, four thousand dollars; and for if teen assistant librarians, two at two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars each, one at two thousand dollars, four at one thousand six hundred dollars each, two at one thousand four hundred and forty dollars each, two at one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars each, two at one thousand two hundred dollars each, tour at one thousand dollars, and one at nine hundred and sixty dollars per annum; in ull, twenty-nine thousand six hundred and forty dollars. Purchase of For purchase of books for the Library, five thousand dollars; for
- ’°°k¤- purchase of law-books for the Library, two thousand dollars; for purchase of files of periodicals and newspaper , two thousand five hundred
dollars; for expenses of exchanging public documents for the publications of foreign governments, one thousand dollars; in all, ten thousand tive hundred dollars; and three thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be found necessary, for the purpose of purchasing the copyright and stereotyped plates of a work entitled “Reference Index to the Revised Statutes of the United States", published by Little, Brown and Company, of Boston, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State, the legal evidences of such purchase, if made, together with said plates to be deposited in the Department of State, for use as required; and the said index shall be bound with the fortheoming edition of the Revised Statutes. ‘ Contingencies. For contingent expenses of said Library, one thousand dollars. Copyright busi- For expenses of the copyright business, five hundred dollars. 11088. BotanicGarden. For Botanic Garden: For pay of superintendent, one thousand six hundred dollars; for assistants in Botanic Garden and greenhouses ; and two additional laborers, under the direction of the Library Committee gfgongress, eight thousand four hundred dollars; in all, ten thousand o ars. For improving the garden, procuring manure, tools, fuel, and repairs, and purchasing trees and shrubs, under the direction of the Library Committee of Congress, four thousand dollars. EXECUTIVE. Salaries. d Iior compensation of the President of the United States, fifty thousand o ars. For compensation of the Vice-President of the United States, eight thousand dollars.