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316 FORTY-FOURTH CON GBESS. Sess. II. Ch. 1Q2. 1877. and ailidavits required in such cases may be made before some ohicer competent to administer oaths, whose odicial character shall be duly eertined by the clerk of a court of record; and moneys received by the Commissioner of the General Land Office for lands entered by cash entry shall be covered into the Treasury. POST-OFFICE DEPARTMENT. Salaries, etc. For compensation of the Postmaster-General, eight thousand dollars; Postmaster-Gm three assistant postmastersgeneral, at three thousand nve hundred dol- ¤r=»1’¤ OHM- laps each; superintendent of money-order system, three thousand dollars; superintendent of foreign mails, threethousand dollars; topographer, two thousand five hundred dollars; chief of division of mail depredations, two thousand dollars; chief of division of dead-letters, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; chief of division of postagestamps, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; superintendent of · post-office building and disbursing officer, two thousand one hundred dollars; chief clerk to the Post-master General, two thousand two hundred dollars ; three chief clerks to the assistant postmasters-general, at two thousand dollars each; chief clerk to the superintendent of . money-order system, two thousand dollars, chief clerk to the superintendent of foreign mails, one thousand eight hundred dollars; chief of division of free delivery, two thousand one hundred dollars ; superintendent of blank-agency, one thousand eight hundred dollars; assistant of blank-agency, one thousand six hundred dollars; four assistants of blankngency, one thousand two hundred dollars each; two assistants of blank-agency, nine hundred dollars each ; stenographer, one thousand eight hundred dollars; seventeen clerks of class four; sixty-seven clerks of class three ; fifty clerks of class two; seventy clerks of class one; fifty-four female clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; one messenger to Postmaster-General, nine hundred dollars; three messen- , gers to assistant postmasters-general, eight hundred and forty dollars each; nine assistant messengers, seven hundred and twenty dollars each; captain of the watch, one thousand dollars; eleven watchmen, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; twenty seven laborers, seven hundred and twenty dollars each; one engineer, one thousand four hundred dollars; one assistant engineer, one thousand dollars; one carpenter, one thousand two hundred dollars; one assistant carpenter, one thousand dollars; one fireman, who shall be a blacksmith, nine hundred dollars; one fireman, who shall be a steam-fitter, nine hundred dollars; one fireman, seven hundred and twenty dollars; three female laborers, four hundred and eighty dollars each; and for temporary clerks ten thousand dollars; making, in all, four hundred and fifty eight thousand dollars ' For contingent expenses of the Post·()fiice Department: For stationery, nine thousand dollars; fuel for the General Post-Office building, including the Auditor’s Office, seven thousand four hundred dollars; for gas, five thousand dollars; plumbing and gas-nxtures, three thousand dollars; telegraphing, three thousand dollars; painting, five thousand dollars; carpets, three thousand dollars; furniture, five thousand dollars; keeping of horses and repair of wagons and harness, one thousand two hundred dollars; hardware, one thousand two hundred dollars; and for rent of house numbered nine hundred and fifteen, E street, north west, one thousand eight hundred dollars; and for miscellaneous items, six thousand dollars; for publication of copies of the Official Postal Guide, twenty thousand dollars, in all, sixty nine thousand four hundred dollars. For furnishing and fitting up and for plumbing and gas-fixtures for the new basement-story of the Post Office Department building ten thousand dollars, to be available immediately.