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TVVENTYSEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess.III. Ch.83. 1843. 615 k Srzuura III. HAP. LXXXIII.-An Act ma in a · riations or the mwal service or Un: · C [Lay calendar year beginning lhefirsfggagprf Junuiiry and ending the L/gi-tieth ° dug of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-t/tree, and for Llzejiscal year beginning lhejirst day of July, one lhcuszmd eight hundred amlforty-tltrec, and ending the thirtiei/z day of June, one thousand cig/it hundred and forlyfvur. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following Approprim sums be, and are hereby, appropriated, out of any unappropriated money 60*** in the treasury, for the naval service for the half calendar year beginning on the first day of January and ending on the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three; and for the fiscal year be— ginning on the first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and forty- three, and ending on the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-four. For pay of commission, warrant, and petty officers and seamen, in- PEY of °m°?"“ cluding the engineer corps of the navy, for the said half calendar year, :{°ud?:g’2;;g}°` one million four hundred and ninety-six thousand five hundred and nears. eighty-four dollars and Gfty cents; and for the said fiscal year, two million seven hundred and fifteen thousand eight hundred and eight dollars. For pay of superintendents, naval constructors, and all the civil esta- _Pny of superblishments of the several yards, for the said half calendar year, thirty- ";‘°“d§“*S» &*"· six thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars; and for the said fiscal a yar S` year, seventy-three thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars. For provisions for the navy, including transportation, coopcrage, and Pf¤V$Si¤¤=‘ other expenses, for the said half calendar year, three hundred and sixty- two thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine dollars and fifty cents; and for the said fiscal year, six hundred and twenty-three thousand six hundred and fifty-three dollars. For clothing for the navy, including transportation and every other Clothing. expense, to be reimbursed out of the sales of the clothing for the said half calendar year, three hundred and eighty thousand dollars. For surgeons' neoessaries, and appliances for the sick and hurt of the Surgeons' nenaval service, inoluding the marine corps, for the said half calendar °€SS¤¤¤¤»&·¤· year, fifty-one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars, and for the said fiscal year, forty-two thousand eight hundred and forty dollars, and for arrearages of preceding years, under this head, liiiy thousand dollars. For the increase, repair, armament, and equipment of the navy, and Repairs, 6:,:;. wear and tear of vessels in commission, for the said half calendar year, five hundred thousand dollars; and for the said fiscal year, one million dollars. For the support of Africans reoaptured on the coast of Africa or Recaptured elsewhere, and returned to Africa by the armed vessels of the United Af"°”““· States, five thousand dollars. For improvements and necessary repairs of the navy—yards, namely: Navy yards at For Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for the said half calendar year, Y°”$m°“‘l‘· fifteen thousand five hundred and ten dollars and forty cents; and for the said fiscal year, twenty-four thousand nine hundred dollars and seventy-six cents; For Charlestown, Massachusetts, for the said half calendar year, Charlestown. twenty thousand nine hundred and ninety-two dollars and seventy-cents; and for the said fiscal year, thirty-four thousand three hundred and seventymine dollars; ’ _ For Brooklyn, New York, for the said half calendar year, sixteen Brooklyn. thousand dollars; and for the said fiscal year, twenty-five thousand Your hundred dollars: And the Secretary of the Navy is hereby direeted to Cause an examination to be made of the expediency, practicabihty and probable expense of constructing a dry-dock in the harbor of New York upon the plan of using as an elevating power, the water of the