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TWENTY-FIFTII CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 87, 88. 1839. 353 lars, in aid of a like sum contributed towards the same object by the road from Burtown of Burlington. lington to De Approved, March 3, 1839. H"g“°”· _"';` Snrurs III. CHAP. LXXXVll.—-in ./Yet ·ovidin¤· or the erection 0 a re- roo buildin t/te use of td; Gene¢;lf.Post Office Depdrtmlfntdj f gf!"` Be it enacted by the Senate and House ¢y" Representatives of the [Obsolete`] United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President Fire-proof of the United States be, and he hereby is, authorized to cause to be bmldllsig *° be erected a fire—proof building, of such dimensions and upon such plan Uwe ' of arrangement as may be required for the use and accommodation of the General Post Office Department, on the site of the Post Office building recently destroyed by fire; and, for this purpose, that he be authorized to appoint a skilful architect to prepare and submit to him the necessary plans for the proper construction of such building, which being approved by him shall be conformed to in the erection of the structure; and the said architect may be continued in the superintendence of the construction of the building, or another employed in that service, as the President may deem best. Provided, that not more than Proviso. one architect shall be kept in the employment of the Government at Washington. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the principal material of Material-—how which the exterior walls of such building shall be constructed shall be *° l’°1“‘d¤ &°· such as the President of the United States shall direct, and shall be jointed, and laid in regular courses, in the most approved mode of such construction. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That, for the erection of the Appropriation. building authorized by the first section of this act, there be, and hereby is, appropriated, the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated by law. Arpnovnn, March 3, 1839. —- Sruvrn III. CHAP. LXXXVIII.-dn Act in addition to “An act to promote the progress if the Mm-ch 3, Iggy_ useful arts." (a) ·-—————-——-— Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 1g°QE°:,€,Ql§g_4' United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be Act of Aug. 29, appointed, in manner provided in the second section of the act to which 1g2v °l*· ?63· this is additional, two assistant examiners, each to receive an annual 8x,,;,v.,?,,°;;1jg”g; salary of twelve hundred and fifty dollars. uppointed—·ltow Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Commissioner be au- TIEl‘°¤' ¤¤l¤¤°¤· thorized to employ temporary clerks to do any necessary transcribing clafrzvmry whenever the current business of the office requires it; Provided, how- pm,,;S,,_ ever, That instead of salary, a compensation shall be allowed, at a rate not greater than is charged for copies now furnished by the office. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Commissioner is here- Lis: of patents by authorized to publish a classified and alphabetical list of all patents *° b° P“l’l’“l‘°d· granted by the Patent Office previous to said publication, and retain one hundred copies for the Patent Office and nine hundred copies to be deposited in the library of Congress, for such distribution as may be hereafter directed; and that one thousand dollars, if necessary, be appropriated, out of the patent fund, to defray the expense of the same. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the sum of three thousand Pay for- use of six hundred and fifty-nine dollars and twenty-two cents be, and is here- Q;’,'{‘““‘ C")' by, appropriated from the patent fund, to pay for the use and occupa- ' tion of rooms in the City Hall by the Patent Office. Purchase of Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one thousand dol- books. (oi ste was 0 ¤ United States on the patent laws, vol. 1, 318. Von. V.-45 2 n 2