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TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess.II. Ch. 169. 1838. 267 For carrying into effect the set for the increase of the army, to wit: Acftviucreaso For {hay, threedhiugdred and seventy-nine thousand five hundred and ‘}}$a‘;""Y· twenty dollars an 1 y cents. ' h_For(;:lHthing, two hundred and sixteen thousand seven hundred and Clothing. t nrt dollars. d Ifdr subsistence, seventy-four thousand six hundred and forty-five Subsistence. ol ars. d Béor ctpntinlgeng Tirpenses for recruiting, fifty-three thousand eight 'hun- Cont. exp. for re an eig ty dollars. recruiting. For defraying the expenses of the board of visiters at the Military Ex ,,,-},,,,,,1 Academy, in addition to the sum contained in the annual appropriation ofvrjsitersetmifor that object, six hundred and ninety-eight dollars and seventy-five li*¤FYA°¤d°m¥· cents. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That all the money arising from —’i•1lm?“°Y the bequest of the late James Smithson, of London, for the purpose of E:;‘E,;r§;°ml;;` founding at Washington, in this District, an institution to be denomi- Smithson, &.o. nated the Smithsonian Institution, which may be paid into the Trea- ¤g¤ll*>¤ l'"°°*

ury, is hereby appropriated and shall be invested by the Secretary of :,,:,nkft2:._

the Treasury, with the approbation of the President of the United I States, in stocks of States, bearing interest at the rate of not less than 1841,oh. 25. five per centum per annum, which said stocks shall be held by the said Secretary in trust for the uses specified in the last will and testament of said Smithson, until provision is made by law for carrying the purpose of said bequest into effect; and that the annual interest accruing ein thelstock aforesaid shall be in like manner invested for the benefit 0 said institution. For procuring new machinery for the Harper’s Ferry Armory, the sum Hl£°hl}'*°*iX f°l’ of twenty thousand dollars. ,.,,E°Hf my Sec. 7. And be itafurther enacted, That the Secretary of the Trea· Ttaddhrd balsury cause to be ma e, under the superintendence of Mr. Hassler, one f°§L:"°h standard balance for each State, and when completed that he cause °’ ' them to be delivered to the respective Governors for the use of the reective States. SPFor the paper and printing of a complete catalogue of the books of c€:*°l°i“£;’f the Congress Library heretofore ordered, fourteen hundred dollars. b,-arf8B ` For compensation to Ferdinando Pettrich, for models of statues for Compensation blocking to the western front of the Capitol, six hundred dollars. *° F· °““°h‘ For enlarging the contingent fund of the House of Representatives, FQ ¤¤I¤’8i'l¤Kd to provide for the payment for certain expenses incurred by the House :?`}.}’:§;,";f“" by resolution of twenty-seventh January, eighteen hundred and thirty- Reps., sw, eight, forty-eight thousand nine hundred an sixty dollars. For laboreils and (horse, {part anldldriver, employed at the President’s t{é¤lg¢;_f•g§L$<=· square, two thousand and fteen 0 lars. ° ° For repairs of the Potomac bridge, two thousand and fifty dollars; ¤i{u:;:{rgo(Po. for three hundred feet of suction hose for the Capitol and Capitol zmttc b¥idS°• grounds, two hundred dollars; for cast iron settees and chairs for the °° public grounds, one hundred and fifty dollars. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That a collector shall be appointed A collector to at the port of Vicksburg who shall give the usual bonds required by l{gc‘Llm;;'é°d “' such officers in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars, and be entitled ` to a salary of five hundred dollars per annum, and that the salary for the present year be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Approved, July 7, 1838.