FORTY·FlFTI1 CONGRESS. SE S. Il. Ch. 329. 1878. ]83 For compensation to the following in the office of the President of the Executive emce, United States: Private Secretary, three thousand two hundred and °°1’*'i°¤- fifty dollars; assistant secretary, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; two executive clerks, at two thousand dollars each ; stenographer, one thousand eight hundred dollars; steward, at one thousand eight hundred dollars; and messenger and usher, at one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, fourteen thousand three hundred dollars. And Signing land-pan the duties prescribed by section of the Revised Statutes numbered four vmhundred and fifty shall devolve upon and be discharged by one of the R·S·45°»P·76· executive clerks, to be designated by the President for that purpose. For the following employees at the Executive Mansion, namely: For _E¤<¤¤¤tiv¤ Msnfurnace·keeper, eight hundred and sixty-four dollars; one nightwatch- “‘°“· °"‘P1°$’°°“· man, at nine hundred dollars; one nightlnsher, at one thousand two hundred dollars; two day ushers, one at the President’s door, at one thousand four hundred dollars, and one at the door of the secretary, at one thousand two hundred dollars; and two door-keepers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each ; in all, seven thousand nine hundred and sixty-four dollars. Also for the following additional employees for the Executive Office Executive office, in lieu of those at present detailed from other departments, namely: ¤»ddi¢i<>¤¤l <>1¤Fk¤· For one clerk of class four; one clerk of class two; and one clerk of class one; one telegraph-operator, one thousand one hundred dollars; and four messengers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; in all, ten thousand three hundred dollars. And the Secretary of War is authorized Hom., for m,,,- to furnish two horses for the use of two of said messengers on public mgm. business; and the force above enumerated for the use of the Executive Office and Mansion shall be in full for the same; and all details from Dctailsto cease. other departments for such service are hereby excluded. For contingent expenses of the Executive Office, including stationery C¢>¤ti¤g¤¤¤i¤¤- therefor, six thousand dollars. DEPARTMENT OF STATE. For compensation of the Secretary of State, eight thousand dollars; Salaries. two Assistant Secretaries of State, at three thousand five hundred dollars each; for chief clerk, two thousand five hundred dollars; eleven clerks of class four; four clerks of class three; two clerks of class two; ten clerks of class one; two clerks, at one thousand dollars each ; and ten clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; one messenger; one assistant messenger; one superintendent of the watch, at one thousand dollars; six wat chmen ; twelve laborers; chief engineer, who shall be a machinist, one thousand two hundred dollars; one assistant engineer, one thousand dollars; six iiremen, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; ten charwomen, at one hundred and eighty dollars each; and a conductor for the elevator, at seven hundred and twenty dollars; in all, ninety-three thousand seven hundred and eighty dollars; and hereafter the annual compensation of all watchmen and laborers employed in the executive departments shall not exceed six hundred and sixty dollars each, unless otherwise specifically stated. For four chiefs of bureau and one translator at two thousand one hundred dollars each, ten thousand five hundred dollars. For proof-reading, and packing the laws and documents for the va- Proof-reading. rious legations and consulates, including boxes and transportation of the same, two thousand dollars; for stationery, furniture, and fixtures, five thousand dollars; for books and maps, two thousand dollars; in all, nine thousand dollars. For extra clerk-hire and copying, four thousand dollars. Extraclerk-hire. For contingent expenses, namely: For fuel, six thousand dollars; for Contingencies. lights, three thousand dollars; for repairs, two thousand dollars; for care and subsistence of horses and repairs of wagons and harness, one thousand two hundred dollars; and for miscellaneous item s, not included in the foregoing, two thousand dollars; in all, fourteen thousand two hundred dollars. .