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TWENTY-SIXTI·I CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch.54. 1840. 405 sils and hospital furniture, four hundred and twenty-tive thousand six hundred and thirty-five dollars and sixty-seven cents; For the medical and hospital department, thirty-eight thousand dollars; Medical and For the regular supplies furnished by the Quartermaster’s department, h‘*"""l d°P““° consisting of fuel, forage, straw, stationery, and printing, two hundred m($E;,,€,m,,S_ and seventy-one thousand dollars; ter’s deparzrrvt. For barracks, quarters, and storehouses, embracing the repairs and Barracks, src, enlargement of barracks, quarters, storehouses and hospitals at the several posts; the erection of temporary cantonments and gun-houses for the protection of the cannon at the forts on the sea-board; for the purchase of necessary tools and materials, and of the authorized furniture for the barrack rooms; rent of quarters for officers; of barracks for troops where there are no public buildings for their accommodation; of storehouses for the safe·keeping of subsistence, clothing, and other military supplies, and of grounds for summer cantonments, encampments and military practice, one hundred and seventy-three thousand dollars; For transportation of officers’ baggage when travelling on duty with- Transportation out troops, sixty-five thousand dollars; 051 °§l°°’“’ bag' For transportation of troops and supplies, viz: transportation of the g;€a},Sp0,m;0n army, including the baggage of troops; freight and ferriages; purchase of troops and or hire of horses, mules, oxen, carts, wagons, and boats, for the purpose S“PP1‘°s· of transportation or for garrison use ; drayage and cartage at the several posts; hire of teamsters ; transportation of funds for the pay department; expense of transport vessels, and of procuring water at such posts as from their situation require it; transportation of clothing from the depot at Philadelphia to the stations of the troops, of subsistence from the places of purchase and delivery under contracts to such points as the circumstances of the service may require; of ordnance, ordnance stores, and arms, from the foundries and arsenals to the fortifications and frontier posts, and of lead from the mines to the several arsenals, two hundred and eighty-seven thousand dollars; For the incidental expenses of the Quartermastefs department, con- Quurtcrmnssisting of postage on public letters and packets, expenses of courts-mar- ;;:,d"P‘“°‘ tial and courts of inquiry, including the compensation of judges advo- Ac{0{M,,,ch cate, members and witnesses; extra pay to soldiers under act of March 2, 1819, oh. 45. second, eighteen hundred and nineteen; expenses of expresses from the frontier posts; of the necessary articles for the interment of non-commissioned officers and soldiers; hire of laborers, compensation of clerks in the offices of quartermasters and assistant quartermasters at posts where their duties cannot be performed without such aid, and to temporary agents in charge of dismantled works, and in the performance of other duties; expenditures necessary to keep the two regiments of dragoons complete, including the purchase of horses, to supply the place of those which may be lost and become unfit for service, and the erection of the necessary stables, one hundred and twenty-one thousand dollars; For contingencies of the army, seven thousand dollars; Contingencies. For extra pay to re-enlisted soldiers, and for contingent expenses of Extra pay. the recruiting service, forty-seven thousand one hundred and sixty-three dollars and twenty-seven cents; _ For the national armories, three hundred and sixty thousand dol- mlggggnalarlars · ' Fbr the armament of the fortifications, one hundred and fifty thousand Armarnont of dollars ; fortifications. For the current expenses of the ordnance service, one hundred thou- Qrdnance sop sand dollars; mc` For ordnance, ordnance stores and supplies, one hundred thousand O¥<l¤¤¤<=¢»&<=· dollars; · For arsenals, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars; A¤'S°¤¤l¤·