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746 TWENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 65. 1845. army for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-six: Fw For pay of the army, one million three hundred and twenty-eight thousand nine hundred and sixty-six dollars; I Commutation For commutation of officers’ subsistence, four hundred and sixty- °f¤¤b¤¤*¤¤°<=· three thousand nine hundred and thirt -four dollars; . . Y A . Commutauon For commutation of forage for 0dicers’ horses, sixty-four thousand °{,‘;‘g':Eg· dollars : Provided, That general and field officers shall not be entitled, ' in time of peace, to draw forage, or money in lieu·thereofQ for more than three horses each, to be owned and actually kept in service; officers of the regiments of dragoons below the rank of field officers,·for two horses each; and all other officers now entitled to forage, for one horse each, to be owned and actually kept in service; pay for 0;,,,;,. For payments in lieu of clothing for discharged soldiers and officers’ ing. _ servants, twenty-eight thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars; S¤b¤1Sf€¤¢<’¢· For subsistence in kind, three hundred and six thousand and ninety- seven dollars and fifty dollars [cents] · Clothing, &.e. For clothing for the army, camp and garrison equipage, one hundred and eighty thousand dollars; Recruiting. For expenses of recruitinv, twenty-four thousand eight hundred and E t twentylsipven dollpgs antd eight [cents]; _ _ d m U ‘ x ra pay. or ree mon s ex ra pay to nomcommissione officers, musicians and privates, twelve thousand nine hundred and six dollars; , Supplies of For the regular supplies of the quartermastefs department, consisting 3£*£'*::;,t of fuel, forage in kind for the authorized number of officers' horses, and P · ‘ for the horses, mules, and oxen belonging to the quartermaster’s department at- the several military posts and stations, and for the horses of the two regiments of dragoons, and the four companies of light artillery; of straw or soldiers' bedding; and of stationery, including company and other blank books for the army, certificates for discharged soldiers, blank forms for the pay and quartermastefs departments, and the printing of gepgrtmiprilt grders, aiplpy regglzgigns, aud general regulations, one hun- _ re an or y-seven thousand dollars; p£;'l;;?”‘al °’*‘ _ For the incidental expenses of the quarterrnaster’s department, consisting of postage on letters and packets received by officers on public sggnce ; eixpenses of courts martial and courts of inquiry, including the a itiona compensation to judge advocates, members, and witnesses, ISO? h while on that service, under the act of sixteenth of March, eighteen ·» c . 9. hundred and two; extra pay to soldiers employed in the erection of barracks and quarters, the construction of roads, and other labor, for a Actor March period of not less than ten days, under the act of second of March, 2, 18,9, c,' 45- eighteen hundred and nineteen; expenses of expresses from the frontier posts; of escorts to paymasters; of the necessary articles for the interment of non-commissioned officers and soldiers; hire of laborers; compensation to clerks to the officers of the quartermaster’s department, at posts where their duties cannot be performed without such aid; and compensation to agents in charge of dismantled works and to such A t {J I 5 wagon and forage masters as it may be necessary to employ under the 183*;, gh. · act of the fifth of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight; various ex- ’ penditures necessary to keep the two regiments of dragoons and the four compumes of light artillery complete, including the purchase of horses to supply the place of those which may be lost and become unfit for service; shoeing horses; land theappreliension of deserters, and the expenses mcidental to their pursuit, ninety thousand dollars. Bar-racks, &.c. For repairing and enlarging barracks, quarters, store-houses, and hospitals, at the several posts; for erecting temporary cantonments at such posts as may be occupied during the year, and gun-houses for the protection of the cannon at the several posts and military works, including the necessary tools and materials for the objects enumerated; and