United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/3rd Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 46

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March 3, 1795
[Obsolete.]
Chap. ⅩⅬⅥ.—An Act making further appropriations for the Military and Naval establishments, and for the support of Government.


Additional appropriations for the military establishment. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That including the appropriation of five hundred thousand dollars, made for the military establishment for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, by an act of the present session, there be appropriated for the said military establishment, a sum not exceeding one million four hundred and sixty-nine thousand four hundred and thirty-nine dollars, and twenty-nine cents; that is to say:—For the pay of the legion of the United States, three hundred and four thousand five hundred and forty-eight dollars: For the pay of the corps of artillery, fifty-six thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight dollars: For subsistence of the legion and artillery, three hundred and sixty-one thousand seven hundred and nineteen dollars and thirty cents: For forage and cavalry, thirty-three thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars: For clothing, one hundred and twenty thousand four hundred and forty dollars: For equipments for the cavalry, seven thousand three hundred and fourteen dollars: For horses for the cavalry, twenty-four thousand dollars: For bounty, five thousand dollars: For the hospital department, twenty thousand dollars: For the ordnance department, eleven thousand three hundred and sixty-five dollars and ninety-nine cents: For the Indian department, eighty thousand dollars: For the quartermaster’s department, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars: For contingencies of the war department, thirty thousand dollars: For the defensive protection of the frontiers, one hundred and thirty thousand dollars: For the completion of the fortifications, fifty thousand dollars: For additional pay and bounty to the legion and artillery, pursuant to an act of the present session, seventy-seven thousand four hundred and sixty-four dollars.

Detachment of militia under General Morgan.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for defraying the expense of six months pay and subsistence of a detachment of militia under the command of major general Morgan, pursuant to an act of the present session, there be appropriated the sum of one hundred thousand six hundred and eighty-two dollars; that is to say: For the general staff, four thousand one hundred and thirty-four dollars: For major Brooke’s battalion, nineteen thousand eight hundred and forty-eight dollars: For major Lynn’s battalion, twenty-one thousand three hundred dollars: For cavalry, twenty-three thousand four hundred dollars: For subsistence, twenty-four thousand dollars: For forage for officers and cavalry, eight thousand dollars.

Surplus of appropriation to the naval department.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the surplus which may remain unexpended of the sum of six hundred and eighty-eight thousand, eight hundred and eighty-eight dollars and eighty-two cents, which was appropriated for the use of the naval department, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four, by an act passed the ninth day of June last,1794, ch. 63. shall be, and the same is hereby appropriated to the use of the said naval department, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five.

Military pensions, and contingent purposes of government.Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That there be appropriated the several sums following, to wit: For the payment of military pensions, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, eighty-five thousand three hundred and fifty-seven dollars and four cents; and a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars for the contingent purposes of government, subject to the disposition of the President of the United States.

Out of what funds these appropriations are payable.Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the several appropriations herein before made, shall be paid and discharged out of the funds following, to wit: First the surplus of the sum of six hundred thousand dollars, reserved by the act “making provision for the debt of the United States,”1790, ch. 34. and which will accrue during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five: Secondly, the surplus of revenue and income beyond the appropriations heretofore charged thereupon, to the end of the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five: And thirdly, the surplus which shall remain unexpended of the monies appropriated to the use of the war department for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-four.

President may borrow to the amount of these appropriations.Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United States be empowered to borrow, on behalf of the United States, of the Bank of the United States, which is hereby authorized to lend the same, or of any other body or bodies politic, person or persons, any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole, the sums herein appropriated, and to be applied to the purposes aforesaid, and to be reimbursed as well interest as principal out of the funds aforesaid.

Approved, March 3, 1795.