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112 TWENTY—FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. C11353. 1836, and after the date of their respective commissions; and that the saic commissioner be authorized to employ, for the service of the General Land Office, one clerk, whose annual salary shall not exceed fifteen hundred dollars; four clerks, whose annual salary shall not exceed four. teen hundred dollars each; sixteen clerks, whose annual salary shall not exceed thirteen hundred dollars each; twenty clerks, whose annual salary shall not exceed twelve hundred dollars each; five clerks, whose annual salary shall not exceed eleven hundred dollars each; thirty-five clerks, whose annual salary shall not exceed one thousand dollars each; one principal draughtsman, whose annual salary shall not exceed fifteen hundred dollars; one assistant draughtsman, whose annual salary shall not exceed twelve hundred dollars; two messengers, whose annual salary shall not exceed seven hundred dollars each; three assistant messengers, whose annual salary shall not exceed three hundred and fifty dollars each; and two packers, to make up packages of patents, blank forms, and other things necessary to be transmitted to the district land olnces, at a salary of four hundred and fifty dollars each. Provisions of Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That such provisions of the act ws i¥}¢°¤SlPl· of the twenty-fifth of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fQ;,_;’,;gm"` twelve, entitled "An act for the establishment of a General Land ]é12,(Qh_6g_ ·0IIice in the Department of the Treasury," and of all acts znnendatory thereof, as are inconsistent with the provisions of this act, be, and the same are hereby, repealed. The r;.,,,,,,,,; Sec. 12. And be it fiartlrer enacted, That from the first day of the Land Office month of October, until the first day of the month of April, in each fgggiggggfgiii and every year, the General Land Office and all the bureaus and offices mg certain therein, as well as all those in the Departments of the Treasury, War, hours. Navy, State, and General Post Office, shall be open for the transaction of the public business at least eight hours in each and every day, except Sundays and the twenty-filth day of December; and from the first day of April, until the first day of October, in each year, all the aforesaid offices and bureaus shall be kept open for the transaction of the public business at least ten hours in each and every day, except Sundays and the fourth day of July. Penal? of Re- Sec. I3.' And be it further enacted, That if any person shall apply pégziggznfalif to. any register of any land office to enter any land whatever, and the an by hm g said register shall knowingly and falsely inform the person so applying that the same has already been entered, and refuse to permit the person so applying to enter the same, such register shall be liable therefor to the person so applying, for five dollars for each acre of land which the person so applying offered to enter, to be recovered by action of debt in any court of record having jurisdiction of the amount. Omoers of the Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That all and every of the olricers }1”£g°g§|f’:ml"°· whose salaries are hereinbefore provided for, are hereby prohibited iiom x,,,,,,;,,,,,,, 1 &c_ directly or indirectly purchasing, or in any way becoming interested in public lands, the purchase of any of the public land; and in case of a violation of this section by such officer, and on proof thereof being made to the President of the United States, such officer, so offending, shall be forthwith removed from office. Approved, July 4, 1836. Snrurs I. -i--·

 CHAP- CCCLIII.—An Act in addition to the act entitled "An act maki appt0-

[Obsolete_] prialions, in. part, for the support of Governme·nt,fm· the year cig/ttecnnitmdrcd 1836, ch; T and thzrty-stx, and for other purposes. ' _ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the f£_Prl;;°£:;;;°z? Jfmtcd States of America in Congress assembled, That the follow- ,,,8 s,,,,,,,,, and mg sums be, and the same are hereby appropriated, to be paid out of House of Rep- any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated: For compen·