United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/5th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 63
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of eighty-eight thousand dollars be, and the same hereby is appropriated for the pay, subsistence, clothing, forage, bounties, quartermaster’s supplies, and all contingent expenses, during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, of the regiment of artillerists and engineers to be raised for the service of the United States, pursuant to an act, intituled “An act to provide an additional regiment of artillerists and engineers:”1798, ch. 33. The said sum of eighty-eight thousand dollars to be paid out of any unappropriated money in the treasury of the United States.
Approved, June 28, 1798.