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08 TWENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch.22. 1840. on the said building, certified by the Commissioner of public Build. ings, to amount, on the fifteenth [of] April, eighteen hundred and forty, to the sum of fifty-three thousand one hundred and ninety-four dollars and six cents, one hundred and five thousand dollars; New Patent For continuing the construction of the New Patent office Building 0*5% building- including the arrearages due for materials furnished, and labor performed on the said building, certified by the Commissioner of the Public Buildings, to amount, on the fifteenth of April, eighteen hundred and forty, to the sum of forty-two thousand four hundred and eighty-one dollars and eighty-three cents, one hundred thousand dollars; New General For continuing the construction of the New General Post Office f$a§m°° Building, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars; Cnpijj m·For Elteréitrgns gnéinrepairsi of the Capitol, and incidental expenses, teen un e an y-one dollars ; Grounds _ For lighting lamps, purchasing trees, shrubs, and compost, for keep- "°““d CaP"°l· ing in order the public grounds around the Capitol, the iron water pipes, and wooden fences, six thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars; Amndnnnn at f for attenélzgnce at 21% fyvestern gates of the Capitol, five hundred and western gates. 0 Y-Seven dollars an y cents; Gai-aan9e_ For salary of the principal gardener, twelve hundred dollars; Presidentls For alterations and repairs of the President’s house and furniture, for h°¤¤¤· &¤· purchasing trees,shrubs,[and] compost, and for superintendence of the _ _ grounds, three thousand six hundred and sixty-five dollars; tl; ¤g¤;¤;e:1Y·>¤ For payments to the artists engaged in executing four historical paint- Pings for the vacant panels of the rotundo of the Capitol, eight thousand dollars: Provided, the paintings are in such a state of progress as in reference to the whole sum to be paid to the artists respectively, for their execution, shall, in the opinion of the President of the United States, render it proper to make such payments; Cspgnnis for the V dFortplaypienLpf lguigi Persmo, andfliplrago Cffepnough, flor statneg tp · a om e wo oc ings, eas ront o e apr 0 , Cl tthousand 0- lars: Provided, that the work is in such state of progress as in reference to the whole sum to be paid to the artists respectively, for their execution, shall, in the opinion of the President of the United States, render it proper to make such payments; Penitentiary For the support and maintenance of the penitentiary of the District °f D- C- of Columbia, fourteen thousand five hundred and three dollars and fifty cents; Sixth census. For payment of the expenses of the sixth census, including the enumeration and returns, necessary blanks, clerical services, &.c., seven hundred and forty thousand dollars; Surveying For surveying the public lands, to be apportioned to the several sur- P“l’l*°l”” S- vgyiing distrigts, according to the exigencies of the public service, in a rtion to the unex ended balance of appropriations two hundred and fifteen thousand dolliirs; PP P ’ Closing`/Fur; For closing the surveys of the public lands in the State of Mississippi, ITV? m ¤*’·¤S· chiefly relinquished contracts, at a rate not exceeding eight dollars per Ppprile for township lines, eighteen thousand six hundred and forty dol- _ ars; ,£:g‘g’;§_::}; For retracing certain old surveys. in the State of Mississippi, at 8. in Mn,,,;Ss,,,,,,_ {atc not ezfcieding si; dcfllars per mile fo; section lines, and Eight dollars per mr e or towns i ines seventeen thousand two hundre dollars· Cvmplqtin Fo: completing thepsurve, s of unfinished ortions of townshi S, lurveys in Plc- · ° • · y — P . P ’ rid, islands, lakes, dsc., m Florida, at a price not exceeding five dollars per mile, ten thousand dollars; _ Survcying,&c. For surveying in the State of Louisiana at a rate not cxcccdin in ],0n,s,,,n,,_ . . . . ’ . g · eight dollars per mile, and to be applied, if hereafter found expedient, for Geniacing and correcting certain old surveys, in said State, ten thousand o ars;