SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS.Sess. II. Ch. 33.1823.
hundred dollars, to cover a deficiency in the appropriation of the year eighteen hundred and twenty-two.
For labourers and teams employed in loading and unloading vessels, piling, docking, and removing timbers, stores, &c. and fuel for the engine, thirty thousand dollars, including the sum of ten thousand dollars to cover a deficiency in the appropriation of the year eighteen hundred and twenty-two.
For contingent expenses, two hundred and twenty thousand dollars.
For erecting and completing houses over ships in ordinary, for their preservation from the weather, eighty thousand dollars.
For the construction of a dock and wharves, in connection with the inclined plane erected at the navy yard in Washington, fifty thousand dollars.
For pay and subsistence of the marine corps, one hundred and seventy-six thousand four hundred and seventy-four dollars.
For clothing for the same, twenty-nine thousand dollars.
For fuel for the non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates, six thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven dollars and fifty cents.
For contingent expenses of the same, that is to say, fuel for the commissioned officers, bed sacks, repairing barracks, transportation, and travelling expenses to officers, postage of letters, armorers, and armorers’ tools, and stationery with extra rations to officers, fourteen thousand dollars.
To enable the President of the United States to carry into effect the act entitled “An act in addition to the acts prohibiting the slave trade,” fifty thousand dollars.1819 ch. 101.
For shot, shells, and military stores, being the amount of the unexpected [unexpended] balance of appropriations for previous years, four thousand and thirty-five dollars and ninety-five cents.
For military stores of the marine corps, being the amount of the unexpended balance of appropriations for previous years, ten thousand five hundred dollars and thirty-five cents.
To be paid out of the treasury.
Proviso.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums hereby appropriated, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: Provided, however, That no money appropriated by this act, shall be paid to any person, for his compensation, who is in arrears to the United States, until such person shall have accounted for, and paid into the treasury, all sums for which he may be liable: Provided, further, That nothingProviso. in this section contained, shall extend to balances arising solely from the depreciation of treasury notes, received by such person to be expended in the public service; but in all cases where the pay or salary of any person is withheld, in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officer, if demanded by the party, his agent or attorney, to report forthwith to the agent of the Treasury Department, the balance due: and it shall be the duty of the said agent, within sixty days thereafter, to order suit to be commenced against such delinquent and his sureties.
Approved, March 3, 1823.
Post-roads discontinued.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following post-routes be discontinued, to wit:
Massachusetts.In Massachusetts.—From Monson to Palmer.From Brimfield to Sturbridge.