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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/6th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 48

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May 10, 1800.
[Obsolete.]
Chap. XLVIII.—An Act making appropriations for the Military Establishment of the United States, in the year one thousand eight hundred.

Specific appropriations.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expenses of the military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred, the pay and subsistence of the Specific appropriations.officers and men, bounties and premiums, the clothing, hospital, ordnance, quartermaster’s and Indian departments, the defensive protection of the frontiers, the contingent expenses of the war department, for the fabrication of cannon and arms, and purchase of ammunition, and for the payment of military pensions, the sum of three millions, forty-two thousand five hundred and seventy-six dollars and thirty-five cents be, and is hereby appropriated, that is to say:

For the pay of the army of the United States, one million eighteen thousand six hundred and twenty dollars.

For the subsistence of the army, seven hundred and eighty-seven thousand seven hundred and eighty-six dollars and thirty-five cents.

For forage, the sum of thirty-six thousand six hundred and seventy-two dollars.

For horses to replace those which may die, or become unfit for service, the sum of five thousand dollars.

For clothing, the sum of two hundred and fifty-seven thousand nine hundred and fifty-five dollars.

For bounties and premiums, the sum of fourteen thousand dollars.

For the hospital department, the sum of fifty-one thousand dollars.

For the ordnance department, the sum of one hundred and thirteen thousand five hundred and twenty-two dollars.

For the quartermaster’s department, the sum of five hundred and twenty-eight thousand and sixty-five dollars.

For paying annuities to the following nations of Indians, in pursuance of treaties: To the Six Nations, Cherokees, Chickasaws and Creeks, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars.

For promoting civilization among the Indian tribes, and pay of temporary agents, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars.

For expense attending the running of the line of demarkation between the Indian territory of the United States, including the pay of commissioners, surveyors and assistants, the sum of four thousand dollars.

For the defensive protection of the frontiers of the United States, including the erection and repairs of forts and fortifications, the sum of sixty thousand dollars.

For the loss of stores, allowances to officers on being ordered to distant commands, and for special purposes; advertising and apprehending deserters, printing, purchasing maps, and other contingencies, the sum of forty thousand dollars.

For the annual allowance to the invalids of the United States, for their pensions from the fifth of March one thousand eight hundred, to the fourth of March one thousand eight hundred and one, the sum of ninety-three thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for the fabrication of cannon and arms, and the purchase of ammunition for the army and navy, and for the militia of the United States,1798, ch. 38.
1798, ch. 65.
in addition to the sums unexpended of the appropriations made by the acts of Congress of the fourth of May and first of July seventeen hundred and ninety-eight, the sum of two hundred and sixty thousand dollars shall be, and hereby is appropriated.

How these appropriations shall be paid.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the foregoing appropriations shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, May 10, 1800.