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TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch.29. 1842. 483 {southern district,) Florida, (Appalachicola district,) Wisconsin, and Iowa, each two hundred dollars, six thousand eight hundred dollars. No. 166. For compensation of marshal for the district of North Carolina, four hundred dollars. ` N0_ 167. For defraying the expenses of the supreme, circuit, and EXPBHSBS of district courts of the United States, including the District of Columbia; %,§”€m€G°‘"° also, for jurors and witnesses, in aid of the funds arising from fines, l penalties, and forfeitures, incurred in the year eighteen hundred and forty-two and preceding years; and, likewise, for defraying the expenses of suits in which the United States are concerned, and of prosecutions for offences committed against the United States, and for the safe-keeping of prisoners, including expenses under the bankrupt law, and also including thirty thousand dollars arrearages for last ycar, three hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, ltowever, That every dis- Proviso: dis~ trict attorney, clerk of a district court, clerk of a circuit court, and m¤*¤*'°"¤¤YSr marshal of the United States, shall, until otherwise directed by law, rE_ upon the first days of January and July in each year, commencing with turns of fees. the first day of July next, or within thirty days from and after the days specified, make to the Secretary of the Treasury, in such form as he shall prescribe, a return, in writing, embracing all the fees and emoluments of their respective offices, of every name and character, distinguishing the fees and emoluments received or payable under the bankrupt act, from those received or payable for any other service; and in the case of a marshal, further distinguishing the fees and emoluments received or payable for services by himself personally rendered, from those received or payable for services rendered by a deputy; and also distinguishing the fees and emoluments so received or payable for services rendered by each deputy, by name, and the proportion of such fees and emoluments which, by the terms of his service, each deputy is to receive; and also, embracing all the necessary office expenses of such officer, together with the vouchers for the payment of the same, for the half year ending on the said first day of January or July, as the case may be; which return shall be, in all cases, verified by the oath of the officer making the same. And no district attorney shall be allowed by ¢§1{¤E¤¥K°H¤6¤ the said Secretary of the Treasury, to retain of the fees and emoluments ghgsveé §,y;;° of his said office, for his own personal compensation, over and above his tain. necessary office expenses, the necessary clerk hire included, to be audited and allowed by the proper accounting officers of the Treasury, a sum exceeding six thousand dollars per year, and at and after that rate, for such time as he shall hold the office; and no clerk of a district court, or clerk of a circuit court, shall be allowed by the said Secretary, to retain of the fees and emoluments of his said office, or, in case both of the said clerkships shall be held by the same person, of the said offices, for his own personal compensation, over and above the necessary expenses of his office, and necessary clerk hire included, also to be audited and allowed by the proper accounting officers of the Treasury, a sum exceeding three thousand five hundred dollars per year, for any such district clerk, or a sum exceeding twenty-five hundred dollars per year for any such circuit clerk, or at and after that rate, for such time as he shall hold the office; and no marshal shall be allowed by the said Secretary, to retain of the fees and emoluments of his said office, for his own personal compensation, over and above a proper allowance to his deputies, which shall in no case exceed three-fourths of the fees and emoluments received as payable for the services rendered by the deputy to whom the allowance is made, and may be reduced below that rate by the said Secretary of the Treasury, whenever the return shall show that rate of allowance to be unreasonable, and over and above the necessary office expenses of the said marshal, the necessary clerk hire included, also to be audited and allowed by the proper accounting officers of the