United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/6th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 26
Act of March 16, 1802, ch. 9.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the paymaster-general of the army of the United States shall receive one hundred and twenty dollars per month, with the rations and forage of a major, in full compensation for his services and travelling expenses, to be computed from the commencement of the time of his actual residence at the seat of government, any thing in the “Act for the better organization of the troops of the United States, and for other purposes,” to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the pay of the assistant of the adjutant-general, in addition to his pay and other emoluments in the line of the army, shall be forty dollars per month, which shall be in full compensation for his extra services and travelling expenses, to be computed from the time of his entering upon actual service.
Approved, April 22, 1800.