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FORTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 288. 1876. 175 For contingent expenses of United States consulates, such as station- C¤¤*i¤s¤¤<=i•¤¤· ery, book-cases, arms of the United States, seals, presses and iiags, rent, freight, postage, and other necessary miscellaneous matters, including · loss by exchange, one hundred and nfteen thousand dollars. · For salaries and expenses o1' the United States and Spanish Claims Spwqivh C1=¤i¤¤¤ Commission, namely: For commissioner, four thousand five hundred C°m“““’°“· dollars; for counsel four thousand five hundred dollars; for secretary, nine hundred and twelve dollars and fifty cents; for messenger, three hundred dollars. For contingent expenses, one thousand dollars; making in all, the sum of eleven thousand two hundred twelve dollars and nfty cents _ For rent of prisons for American convicts in Siam, and Turkey, and 1******* °f P"¤°¤¤· for wages of keepers of the same, including loss by exchange, two °"°‘ thousand dollars. For rent of prison for American convicts in China, one thousand five hundred dollars. For wages of keepers, care of offenders, and expenses nine thousand five hundred dollars. For rent of prison for American convicts in Japan seven hundred and fifty dollars. ` For wages of keepers, care of offenders, and expenses ive thousand dollars. · For rent of court-house and jail, with grounds appurtenant at Yeddo, Rent of <=¤¤r¤- or such other place as shall be designated, three thousand eight hun- h°“”°» °°°-i Y*"***"· dred and fifty dollars. For rent of buildings for legation and other purposes at Peking, or _ Rent of buildsucii other place as shall be designated, three thousand one hundred ‘“gS•P°k"‘=‘¥·°*°· dollars. For bringing home from foreign countries, persons charged with B*`i“f·¥*'*S h}*f’:"‘{ crimes, andexpenses incidental thereto, including loss by exchange, {’v'§‘§,°2f?in“,'f ‘“’*°` five thousand dollars. _ V For relief and protection of American seamen in foreign countries, R°hf’f °f A’“°“‘ seventy thousand dollars. • °”'""‘""°”‘ For expenses of acknowledging the services of masters and crews of ,¥°€°;; ° *'°‘" foreign vessels in rescuing American citizens from shipwreck, four thou- S upwmc ' sand five hundred dollars. To meet the necessary expenses attendant upon the execution of the N¤¤l¤‘=¤ii*¤5’ Mtneutrality act, to be expended under the direction of the President, R-,S-/1`itl<> kvii. pursuant to the third section of the act of Congress of May first, eighteen P·1i°é9· 29, 1 248 hundred and ten, entitled “An act iixing the compensation of ministers" ’1' ' ‘ and consuls residing on the coast of Barbary, and for other purposes," — twenty thousand dollars. . For annual proportion of the expenses of Cape Spartel light, on the ,,(gQP° SP’"`t°1 coast of Morocco, two hundred and eighty-five dollars: ° f For allowance to widows or heirs of deceased diplomatic and consular hc?:;: if QQGJQCQ} officers for the time that would be necessarily occupied in making the iiipiomiiiii, iiiiii transit from the post of duty of the deceased to his residence in the oonsularotiicors. United States, five thousand dollars. For compensation of such diplomatic and consular officers heretofore P*l>}¤¤{=¤il¤» BW-, compensated by salaries, for whose salaries no appropriation is made 1;;* ;"l"f,‘f by this act, such amount as shall he necessary to pay their salaries as P,i,,ii7i,ii_ PP fixed by law until they shall have notice to close their offices, which notice shall be at once sent to them by the Secretary of State, and for the time allowed by law for transit irom their respective posts to their places of residence, twenty five thousand dollars. or so much thereof as may be necessary. ` Approved, August 15, 1876.