United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/14th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 2

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Dec. 21, 1815.
Chap. II.—An Act making additional appropriations to defray the expenses of the army and militia, during the late war with Great Britain.

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, and those incurred by calling out the militia, during the late war with Great Britain, in addition to the sums heretofore appropriated by law, to those objects, the following sums be, and they are hereby appropriated, viz.:

Specific appropriations.For the quarter master’s department, nine hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

For the pay of the army and militia, five million six hundred and seventeen thousand dollars.

For the subsistence of the army and militia, two millions three hundred and ten thousand three hundred and seventy-two dollars.

For forage, sixty thousand dollars.

For clothing, one hundred and eight thousand dollars.

For bounties and premiums, four hundred thousand dollars.

For the medical and hospital department, one hundred thousand dollars.

For fortifications, two hundred thousand dollars.

For the ordnance department, one hundred and forty thousand dollars.

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

Approved, December 21, 1815.