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TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 356,357. 1836. H7 Snruru I. Gun. CCCLVI.—-An Act to authorize the appointment of addilional Paymas· _·yu]y4, ]836_ ters, and for other purposes. ·——-—- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United ymsidem may States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the appoinuhree United States be and he hereby is authorized and empowered to appoint °dd'“°“°* P°Y" three additional Paymasters, to be attached to the Pay Department of m°S°°rS' the army: Provided, That the appointments be submitted to the Senate Proviso. for their confirmation, in the same manner as other officers of the army. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the officers appointed in '1'operformtlie virtue of this act shall perform the same duties and receive the same g¤m°gi¤"°S agd pay and allowances as the present Paymasters of the army; and shall in $:,:2 {Eiga; ° like manner be subject to the rules and articles of war; and previous to other paymasentering upon the duties of their office shall give such bonds to the *°'¤· United States as the Secretary of War may direct for the faithful performance of their duties. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That when volunteers or militia President, are called into the service of the United States, so that the Paymasters “’h°" “°‘>*=SS?• authorized by law shall not be deemed sufficient to enable them to pay {Kg 1mi8g55E: the troops with proper punctuulity, it shall be lawful for the President to psymnsser to assign to any officer of the army the duty of Paymuster, who, while so °£Y °m°°’ °f assigned, shall perform the same duty, give the same bond, be subject to t ° °my' the same liability and receive the same emoluments as are now provided for Paymasteigof the army: Provided however, That the number of proviso_ officers so assigned shall not exceed one for every two regiments of militia or volunteers; And provided also, That the whole emoluments proviso_ of the said officers, including their pay and allowances in the line, shall not exceed the pay and emoluments of a Paymaster. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the President of the United Mgy apooim States be and he hereby is authorized and empowered to appoint three ”dd"'°“”d sl"? additional Surgeons and five assistant Surgeons, to be attachedto the gg5H3S2e3S22S` medical staff of the army. Sm:. 5. And be it further enacted, That during the absence of the In absence of Quartermaster General, or the chief of any other military bureau of the g'*”"°i'"3s'°’ War Department, the President be authorized to empower some officer ps35s:,;, mz; of the Department or corps whose chief is absent to take charge thereof empower others and to perform the duties of Quartermaster General or chief of the :l°`P°'f°'m 'h° Department or corps, as the case may be, during such absence: Pro· vided, That no additional compensation be allowed therefor. Size. 6. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives as ge S°“°'°· Md . _ lerk of House soon as may be after the close of the present session, and of each suc· 0,- R,,pmenm_ ceeding session, to prepare and publish a statement of all appropriations civss,m prepare made during the session, and also E1 statement of the new officers created **;*1 Publ? f. and the salaries of each, and also a. statement of the offices the salaries ;I?p?:;i;,i°;S, of which are increased and the amount of such increase. &.e. Approved, July 4, 1836. —---— S·r.n·m·¤ I. CHAP. CCCLVII.·—.d1t dat to promote the progress of useful arts, and to repeal July L1B3G' all acts and paris of acts lu:ret¢y"m·e made for t/nut purpose. (cz) March 3, 1837, Be it enacted by the Senate and H ouse of Representatives of the United Clif:,?],,;,,,;,,,,,, Stairs of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be established of Pqrents to be and attached to the Department of State, an office to be denominated ;?g’gm;g· °“d the Patent Office; the chief officer of which shall be called the Com· A,,g,,,,,§g_ missioner of Patents, to be appointed by the President, by and with the ISA2, oh. 263. (a) For notes of the acts relating to patents for useful inventions, see vol. 1, 109, 318. Notes of tho decisions of the courts of the United States on parents for useful inventions, vol. 1, 109, 318.