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TWENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sess. I1. Ch.71. 1845, 7;-; For compensation of the chief of the bureau of Provisions and Cloth- Bureau of Promg, and to the clerks and messenger in his office, seven thousand one vm"? ml hundred dollars; Cl°‘h*¤8· For one additional clerk, hereby authorized to be appointed in the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing, twelve hundred dollars; For compensation of the chief of the bureau of Medicine and Surgery and to the clerks, assistant surgeon, and messenger in his office sir; dgxmu (Argh thousand six hundred dollars; ° gm; an ur For eontingent expenses of said department, and all the bureaus con- (30m;,, em nected therewith, viz: expanseé For blank books, binding, Stationery, printing, and labor, four thousand one hundred and forty dollars; For miscellaneous items, one thousand six hundred and sixty dollars; For the contingent expenses of the southwest executive building, S.W.exe¤u· namely ; five building. For labor, fuel, and light, one thousand six hundred and seventy-Eve dollars; For miscellaneous items, one thousand one hundred and fifty dollars; Past Ofire Department.-For compensation to the Postmaster Gen- Punt 0H5m eral, three assistant Postmasters General, clerks, messengers, assistant Dl$p°"'“°“°’ . · . ostmastcr messengers, superintendent and watchmen of the sand department, Gsmng, gw_ seventy-four thousand five hundred and fifty dollars; For the contingent expenses of the said department, viz: Contingent For blank books, binding, stationery, fuel, oil, printing, labor, and “*'°““°“’ day watchmen, six thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; For miscellaneous items, eight hundred dollars; For compensation of the Auditor for the Post Office Department, A¤di¢¢>l‘.&¢=· clerks, messenger, and assistant messengers in his 0{Hce, eighty-five thousand seven hundred dollars; For contingent expenses of said office, viz; Contingent For labor, blank books, binding, stationery, printing blanks and cir- °"p°"S°“‘ culars, four thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; For miscellaneous items, seven hundred dollars; To enable the Postmaster General to purchase, for the use of the P¤f¢h¤¤¤ of Post Olhce Department, the remainder of the square on which the l°'°‘ General Post Office building is situated, at the prices agreed upon with the owners of the property, twenty-eight thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; For defraying the expenses of the magnetic telegraph lfom the city Magnetic teleof Washington to Baltimore for the current year, ending on the first Emp - day of February next, the said sum to be disbursed under the direction and superintendence of the Postmaster General, eight thousand dollars Patmt 0jiee.—For the purchase of such scientific works as are Patent omce. necessary for the use of the Patent Office, one thousand dollars; for the collection [of] agricultural statistics, and other purposes, three r thousand dollz1rs——which several sums, amounting in the whole, to four thousand dollars, to be paid out of the patent fund. Public Buildings and G·r0unds.--F or repairs of the Capitol, lamp public buildlighters, oil for lamps, wick and repairs of lamps and lamp posts, i¤%,&}=· _ attending furnaces and water closets, cleaning the rotundo and crypt, for ‘g‘;;5§“‘;': laborers and oartage on the Capitol grounds, tools, wire, leather, nails, grounds. and manure and straw for grounds, trees and shrub , attendance at the western gates of the Capitol, repairs of public stables and sewers, keeping in order the iron pipes that conduct the water to the Capitol and public offices, for repairs of the roof of the Capitol and hose for the grounds, eight thousand two hundred and seventy-four dollars and fifty cents. For gardenefs salary, twelve hundred dollars. _ G°'d°“”‘ For repairs of the President’s house, laborers and cartage, tools, wrre, Presidente twine, leather, stakes, nails, and manure and straw gbg grounds, trees h°°“°=&°·