Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Act of May 23, 1844, ch. 18, to be executed by the Secretary of War. That the act entitled “An act to authorize the transfer of the names of pensioners from the agencies in the State of Kentucky, to the agency in Cincinnati, in the State of Ohio,” and approved May twenty-third, eighteen hundred and forty-four, shall be executed by the Secretary of War, instead of the Secretary of the Treasury.
Approved, June 15, 1844.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Appropriations. That the following sums of money be, and the same are hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the treasury for the respective objects of expenditure herein specified, being principally for arrearages of deficiencies arising in consequence of expenses improperly incurred beyond the amounts appropriated for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-four, or for objects not authorized by law:
Superintendents, &c.For the pay of superintendents, naval constructors and all the civil establishments of the several yards, twelve thousand dollars;
Increase, &c. of the navy.For the increase, repair, armament and equipment of the navy, including steamers on the lakes, and wear and tear of vessels in commission, one hundred and thirty-eight thousand five hundred dollars and sixty-two cents;
Contingencies enumerated.For contingencies enumerated, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars;
Contingencies not enumerated.For contingencies not enumerated, one thousand five hundred dollars;
Building iron steamer.For the building of an iron steamer at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, on Lieutenant Hunter’s plan, and now in progress of construction there, one hundred thousand dollars;
Clothing, &c.For the purchase of clothing, including transportation and every other expense, to be reimbursed out of the sales of the clothing, one hundred and thirty thousand dollars.
Approved, June 15, 1844.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Post-roads established in Florida. That the following be established as post roads in the Territory of Florida, to wit:
From Alligator to Blount’s Ferry on the Suwannee river,
From Pilatka to Enterprise on the St. John’s river,
From Pilatka to Tampa, via Orange creek, Fort King, Warm Spring, Fort Dade and Fort Foster,
From Watchahotie to Fort Dade, via Emathla, Fort Izard, Homossassa, Annutiliga, and Chocachattie,
From St. Augustine to Miami river and Key West, via New Smyrna and St. Lucie,
From Enterprise to New Smyrna,
From Newmansville, via Cassinville, to Cedar Key.Approved, June 15, 1844.