United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/13th Congress/3rd Session/Chapter 74

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March 3, 1815.
Chap. LXXIV.—An Act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen.

Appropriations authorized for defraying the expenses of the navy.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 navy, for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, the following sums be, and are hereby respectively appropriated, that is to say:

For pay and subsistence of the officers, and pay of the seamen, one million five hundred thirty-eight thousand three hundred sixty-four dollars and fifty cents.

For provisions six hundred and seventy-three thousand, nine hundred and seventy-two dollars and fifty cents.

For medicine, hospital stores, and all expenses on account of the sick, forty thousand dollars.

For repairs of vessels, five hundred thousand dollars.

For contingent expenses, including freight, transportation and recruiting expenses, five hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

Appropriations.For ordnance, ammunition, and military stores, three hundred thousand dollars.

For navy yards, docks, and wharves, one hundred and sixty thousand dollars.

For pay and subsistence of the marine corps, one hundred and ninety thousand and twenty dollars.

For clothing for the same, sixty thousand three hundred and fifty-seven dollars.

For military stores for the same, one thousand six hundred dollars.

Vessels captures by Commodore Macdonough, on lake Champlain.For the purchase of the vessels captured by Commodore Macdonough on lake Champlain, such sum as shall be agreed upon, with the approbation of the President, not exceeding four 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.