United States Statutes at Large/Volume 4/22nd Congress/1st Session/Chapter 224

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United States Statutes at Large, Volume 4
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Twenty-Second Congress, First Session, Chapter 224

July 14, 1832.
Chap. CCXXIV.—An Act supplementary to the several acts making appropriation for the civil and military service during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two.

Appropriation.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the following objects specifically, namely:

For the pay and mileage of members of both Houses of Congress and delegates, and of the joint committee directed to prepare a code of laws for the District of Columbia, one hundred thousand dollars.

For alterations in the hall of the House of Representatives, and other expenditures on the Capitol, nine hundred and sixty dollars.

For changing the course of Tiber Creek, three thousand two hundred and two dollars.

For planting trees and improving the walk on Pennsylvania avenue, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight dollars.

For completing the building now erecting in the city of Philadelphia for the mint establishment of the United States, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars.

For the employment of temporary clerks to enable the commissioner of the general land office to bring up the business of his office, five thousand dollars.

For defraying the expense of removing from the burying ground of Rock Creek church to the Congressional cemetery the remains of James Jackson, and James Jones, formerly members of Congress from the Appropriations.state of Georgia, such sum as shall be requisite, not exceeding five hundred dollars, to be expended under the direction of the clerk of the House of Representatives.

For defraying the expenses of the quartermaster’s department, incurred in the Indian war, one hundred thousand dollars.

For completing barracks, quarters, hospital and storehouses, at Key West, fifteen thousand dollars.

For the expenses incurred by the Secretary of the Treasury in collecting information of the extent and condition of the manufactures of the United States, in compliance with certain resolutions of the House of Representatives, eighteen thousand dollars.

To enable the President of the United States to contract with a skilful artist to execute, in marble, a pedestrian statue of George Washington, to be placed in the centre of the Rotundo of the Capitol, the sum of five thousand dollars.

For the construction, under the superintendence of the commissioner of the public buildings, of a substantial brick or stone vault in the Washington parish burial-ground, for the temporary interment of members of Congress, one thousand dollars.

For arrearages arising from a deficiency of appropriation for printing the laws of the territory of Florida and for the payment of C. C. Greenup, remaining unpaid as estimated by the Treasury Department, one thousand seven hundred and fifty-seven dollars and thirteen cents.

For deficiency of appropriation for the salary of the governor of Florida, five hundred dollars.

In addition to the contingent fund of the House of Representatives, five thousand dollars.

For the salary of the surveyor of public lands in the territory of Arkansas, and compensation to draughtsman, and clerks in his office, during the remainder of the current year, one thousand six hundred dollars.

1832, ch. 150.For the pay, subsistence, and forage of surgeons, assistant surgeons, and others, provided for by the act of June eighteenth, [twenty-eighth,] one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, seven thousand one hundred and thirty-three dollars.

1832, ch. 131.For the pay, subsistence, and other expenses of the mounted rangers, according to the act of June fifteenth, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, in addition to the sum of fifty thousand dollars heretofore appropriated, eighty-three thousand six hundred and forty-seven dollars.

For the expenses of militia and volunteers called into the service of the United States, in addition to the appropriation of three hundred thousand dollars heretofore made for that object, one hundred thousand dollars.

For the transportation of the army, ordnance, subsistence, and other objects connected with the quartermaster’s department, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars.

For the subsistence of militia called into service to suppress Indian hostilities, fifty-six thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

For the payment of pensions to widows and orphans granted during the present session, three thousand dollars.

In order to carry into effect the act supplementary to the act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the revolution, the following sums, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War:

For the compensation of temporary clerks, three thousand dollars.

For rent, printing of forms and regulations, six hundred and fifty dollars.

Appropriation to defray expenses of a delegation of the Seminole Indians to explore country west of the Mississippi.
Ante, p. 519.
Transfer of appropriation.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of War be authorized to apply a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars, out of the amount appropriated for the purchase of provisions for the relief of the Seminole Indians, by the act making appropriations for the Indian department for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, to defray the expenses of a delegation of the said Indians to explore the country west of the Mississippi, for the purpose of deciding upon a removal thither; and so much of the appropriation for the payment of labourers in the ordnance department, as will not be required in consequence of the new organization of the ordnance department, shall be transferred to the pay department, to enable the latter to meet the additional expenditures to which that organization subjects it.

Payment to be made to troops in the service of the United States.Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the district paymasters of the army of the United States, in addition to the payments required to be made by them to the regular troops, to make payment to all other troops in the service of the United States, whenever required thereto by order of the President.

Approved, July 14, 1832.