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TVVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. 1. Ch. 4. 1840. 369 aggregate amounts, directed to be filed by the marshals with the clerks C<>Pi¢¤ of r<=· of me several District Courts and Supreme Courts of the Territories of {)“"‘S* &“‘ Q. the Unitéd States, shall be preserved by said clerks and remain in their ,:,.€;::;° m offices respectively, and so much of the act to which this is an amendment as requires that they shall be transmitted by said clerks to the Department of State is hereby repealed. S20. 6. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the All clerical er- Seeremry of State to cause: to be noted all the clerical errors in the l’°”*°b°¤°*°d· returns of the marshals and assistants, whether in the additions, classification of inhabitants or otherwise, and to direct to be printed in the manner provided for in the act to which this is an amendment the corrected aggregate returns only. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That so much of the thirteenth Pusuge. section of the act of the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, as restricts the weight of packages by mail, shall not apply to the transmission of papers relating to the census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, and upon the transmission of said papers by the mail, between the marshals and their assistants, it ` shall be lawful for the postmastcrs to charge periodical pamphlet postage only. _ Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Marsualsw marshal of any district, to take part in the enumeration of a portion of *ak° P°*'°.i¤ **1** his district, and upon his so doing he shall have the benefit of the com- $§;T3f;2§s°f pcnsation allotted therefor, as if it had been done by an assistant. ` Sec. 9. And be it further enuclcd, That the compensation of the Compensation. respective persons who are employed by the Secretary of State in exccuting the provisions of this act, shall bc, iiftcen hundred dollars to the supcrintending clerk, per annum; to the recording clerk, eight hundred dollars per annum; to an assistant clerk, six hundred and filly dollars per annum; and to the packer qnd folder, six hundred and fifty dollars _ per annum; and the said salaries shall commence from the date of their tS¤l¤¤¢¤ Wh€¤ being so employed, and that of the persons to be employed, to examine ° °°mm°u°°’ and correct the returns from the marshals and their assistants, at the same rates as were paid for the like services rendered under the act for taking the fifth census, to be paid out of any money appropriated for carrying into effect the act for taking the sixth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States. Sec. 10. And be it further muted, That all acts and parts of acts Acgs, &c.inwhose provisions arc inconsistent with the enactments of this amanda.- :’££°':‘°“* Wllb , epealed. tory act, are hereby repealed. Armovim, February 26, 1840. . Snrurz I. Cmur. IV.-An ./ht to continue the o c commissioner 0 Pensions, and to 4, _ transfer the pension business, heretzfgig h?;z.nsactcd in the gvy Depudmenl, to that ujice. (a) 1843: ch_`4_ ` Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 18*°·°h·2°· United States of America in Congress assembled, That the office of 0;;;.,8 0g3am_ Commissioner of Pensions shall be and the same is hereby contmued, of P:l»•¤i¤¤¤¤¤¤- until the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and forty-three. _ . mm Sec. 2., And be it further enacted, That n Commissioner of Pensions C°mmisSi°¤" shall be appointed by the President of the United States, by and with to bg appginted the advice and consent of the Senate ; and that he shall execute, under -lns luues. the direction of the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Nsvy, such duties in relation to the various pension laws as may be prescribed by the President. _ _ _ Sm:. 3. And be it further enacted, That the said Commrssnoncr shall Salary.

la) See notes in ac: of July 10, 1832, chap. 194, for the acts relating to the navy pension fund. Vox,. V.-47