I92 FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 329. 1878. of the Revised Statutes of the United States shall hereafter apply to the several mints and assay·oH;ices of the United States; and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to use, as far as he may Uoeofcoin certiji- deem it proper and expedient, for payment to depositors of bullion at WM- the several mints and assay-offices, coin certificates, representing coin ig;} 2E;4·£241‘ in the Treasury, and issued under the provisions of section two hundred 1.,,8,’ > and fifty-four of the Revised Statutes of the United States; all of said ’ acts and duties to be performed under such rules and regulations as UM of charges 10 shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. And it shall be Pal! °’W°"'*°’· lawful to apply the moneys arising from charges collected from depositors at the several mints and assay-offices pursuant to law, to defray- ing the expenses thereof, including labor, material, wastage, and use of machinery; and only so much of the appropriations herein made for the mints and assay-offices respectively shall be used for said mints and assay-offices as shall be necessary for the operations of the same, after the moneys arising from the charges aforesaid shall have been exhausted as herein provided. But in no event shall the expenditures of said mints and assay·offices exceed the amount of the specific appropriations herein made for same. New York assay- ASSAY-oF1HOE AT NEW YORK.-For salary of superintendent, four <>m¤¢· thousand five hundred dollars; for assayer, three thousand dollars; for melter and reiiner, three thousand dollars; chief clerk, two thousand tive hundred dollars; weighing-clerk, two thousand five hundred dollars; paying-clerk, two thousand dollars; bar-clerk, one thousand eight hundred do lars; warrant-clerk, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; two calculatingclerks, at one thousand eight hundred dollars each; assistant weigh-clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; for assayer’s tirst assistant, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; for assayer’s second assistant, two thousand one hundred and fifty dollars; for assayer’s third assistant, two thousand dollars; in all, thirty- three thousand one hundred and fifty dollars. For wages of workmen, twenty-two thousand five hundred dollars. For acids, copper, coal, lead, and light, and for miscellaneous items and repairs, nine thousand dollars. New Orl eau s l\Im:r Arr NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana.-—For salary of the superintend- '”‘“*· ent, three thousand five hundred dollars; for the assayer, melter and reiiner, and coiner, three in all, at two thousand five hundred dollars each; cashier, two thousand dollars; chief clerk, two thousand dollars; weighclerk, deposit-clerk, and bookkeeper, at one thousand six hundred dollars each; assayer’s clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; in all, twentyone thousand four hundred dollars. For wages of workmen and adjusters, fifty-seven thousand dollars. For fuel, fluxes, light, lead, copper, acids, chemicals, crucibles, and for incidental and contingent expenses, thirty thousand dollars. For repairs and machinery, seventy-five thousand dollars; in all, one P•‘°*’**°· hundred and eightythree thousand four hundred dollars: Provided, That beibre the expenditure of any money for the mint at New Orleans, the city of New Orleans shall release and quit claim to the United States all title and all claim of every character and all conditions of forfeiture to the lands and premises upon which said mint is located. Helena assay- Assmr-orrxom Aer HELENA, MONTANA.—Fof salaries of assayer in °m°*’· charge, two thousand five hundred dollars; and of melter, two thousand dollars; and one clerk, of class one, in all, five thousand seven hundred dollars. For wages of workmen, five thousand dollars. For fuel, crncibles, chemicals, light, and other incidental expenses, _ _ five thousand five hundred and fifteen dollars. mB<>¤¤6 C**5’¤¤¤¤5’· Assxv-oFF1oE AT B01sE CITY, IDAHO TERRIToRY.—-For salary of ° °°‘ assayer, who shall also perform the duties of melter, two thousand dollars; one clerk, one thousand dollars. For wages of workmen, fuel, crncibles, chemicals, and repairs and other incidental expenses, two thousand dollars.