EIGHTH CONGRESS.Sess. II. Ch. 16, 17, 18.1805.
Postmaster-General authorized to make a new contract for carrying the mail between Fayetteville and Charleston.
Proviso.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster-General shall be, and hereby is authorized to make a new contract for carrying the mail in a line of stages between the town of Fayetteville, in the state of North Carolina, and the city of Charleston, in the state of South Carolina, upon such terms and conditions as he may deem most conducive to the interest of the United States: Provided, that he does not exceed the sum of four thousand two hundred dollars, annually, beyond the amount of the present contract; and that no contract made in virtue of this act shall extend beyond the time to which the present contract extends.
Approved, Feb. 14, 1805.
Specific appropriations.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for defraying the expense of the military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and five; for the Indian department; and for the expense of fortifications, arsenals, magazines, and armories, the following sums be, and the same hereby are respectively appropriated, that is to say:—
For the pay of the army of the United States, three hundred and two thousand seven hundred and ninety-six dollars.
For forage, four thousand four hundred and eighty-eight dollars.
For the subsistence of the officers of the army and corps of engineers, thirty-one thousand three hundred and twenty-nine dollars, and fourteen cents.
For the subsistence of non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates, one hundred and seventy-nine thousand and nine dollars, and sixty-nine cents.
For clothing, eighty-five thousand dollars.
For bounties and premiums, fifteen thousand dollars.
For the medical and hospital department, twelve thousand dollars.
For camp equipage, fuel, tools, expense of transportation, and other contingent expenses of the war department, eighty-one thousand dollars.
For fortifications, arsenals, magazines and armories, one hundred and thirty-three thousand two hundred and ninety-six dollars, and eighty-eight cents.
For purchasing maps, plans, books, and instruments for the war department, and military academy, five hundred dollars.
For the pay and subsistence of the commandants in Louisiana, five thousand nine hundred and seventy-one dollars, and seventy-seven cents.
For the Indian department, ninety-two thousand six hundred dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several appropriations herein before made, shall be paid and discharged out of any monies in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, Feb. 14, 1805.
The same terms of credit for the payment of duties on goods imported by sea from foreign places, north of the equator, and on the eastern shores of America, as are allowed on West India articles.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the same terms of credit,