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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/13th Congress/3rd Session/Chapter 72

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March 3, 1815.
Chap. LXXII.—An Act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen.

Appropriations authorized to defray the expenses of the military establishment, &c.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 and fifteen, for ordnance, fortifications, and the Indian department, the following sums be, and the same are hereby appropriated, that is to say:

Appropriations.For the pay of the army of the United States, including the private servants kept by officers, nine hundred thousand dollars.

For forage to officers, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.

For subsistence of the army, seven hundred thousand dollars.

For the medical and hospital department, fifty thousand dollars.

For clothing, three hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.

For the quartermaster’s department, two hundred thousand dollars.

For purchasing horses for artillery, one hundred thousand dollars.

For ordnance and ordnance stores, including arsenals, magazines, and armories, nine hundred and thirty-eight thousand three hundred thirty-eight dollars.

For fortifications, four hundred thousand dollars.

For contingencies, two hundred thousand dollars.

For the Indian department, two hundred thousand dollars.

For advancing three months’ pay to the officers deranged and non-commissioned officers and privates discharged, one million two hundred thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several appropriations herein before made, shall be paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, March 3, 1815.