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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/8th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 12

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Feb. 20, 1804.
Chap. XII.—An Act continuing for a limited time, the salaries of the officers of government therein mentioned.[1]

Salaries of the civil list.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the last day of December, one thousand eight hundred and three, the following annual compensations, and no other, be, and they are hereby granted to the officers herein enumerated, respectively, that is to say:

Secretary of State.To the Secretary of State, five thousand dollars.

Secretary of the Treasury.To the Secretary of the Treasury, five thousand dollars.

Secretary at War.The Secretary of War, four thousand five hundred dollars.

Secretary of the Navy.The Secretary of the Navy, four thousand five hundred dollars.

Attorney-General.The Attorney-General, three thousand dollars.[2]

Comptroller of the Treasury.The Comptroller of the Treasury, three thousand five hundred dollars.

Treasurer.The Treasurer, three thousand dollars.

Auditor of the Treasury.The Auditor of the Treasury, three thousand dollars.

Register of the Treasury.The Register of the Treasury, two thousand four hundred dollars.

Accountant of the War Department.The Accountant of the War department, two thousand dollars.

Accountant of the Navy Department.The Accountant of the Navy department, two thousand dollars.

Postmaster-General.The Postmaster-General, three thousand dollars,[3] and

Assistant Postmaster-General.The Assistant Postmaster-General, one thousand seven hundred dollars; which sums shall be respectively paid quarter-yearly, at the treasury of the United States.

Limited to three years.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue in force for three years, and from thence until the end of the next session of Congress thereafter, and no longer.

Approved, February 20, 1804.


  1. See vol. i. 67.
  2. See vol. i. 72, 497, 730.
  3. See vol. i. 235, 358.