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764 TWENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 71. 1845. or either of them, nor as payment or compensation to any clerk, messenger, or other attendant [to] be 0 employed by a resolution of one of said Houses, nor in the purchase of books to be distributed to memgongressiomi bers. And all Congressional printing, executed under an order of either priming. House, made after the fourth of March, eighteen hundred and forty-five, shall be paid for at prices twenty per centum less than those fixed in the joint resolution of the third of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen. . . Sec. 3. And be it urther enacted, That n part of any appropriaaggggggggg of tion that may be made- for the judicial expendl-as of the United States, for the judicial shall be paid, or in any way allowed, to any person or persons who has °"p°“s“· or have neglected, or who shall hereafter neglect, to comply with all and every requirement contained in the one hundred and sixty-seventh paragraph of the first-section of the twenty-ninth chapter of the Laws of ActgfMay 18, the United States, entitled "An act making appropriations for the civil 18*% <=h·29· and diplomatic expenses of the Government for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two," approved May eighteenth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two. Adjumd ,,c_ Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That from and after the passage counts not to be of this act, no accounts which have been adjusted by the accounting fég’°::di3 W officers of the Treasury, shall be re-opened without authority of law, Tm}, {,,1. p}.,,_` nor shall the accounting officers of the Treasury act upon any account seutjpg acc'is which shall not be presented within six years from the date when the bm, cl; 1,,5 § 5 claim first existed, unless the person having the claim was an infant, lu- ’’natic, or feme covert, and then within six years after the removal of the Pm,,,,.,_ disability: Provided, That this section shall not apply to cases where special acts have passed, or shall pass, for the relief of individuals. gmugnomccm Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the reaud persons spective heads of departments to continue in service, during the next °°"“"“°d· fiscal year, the officers and persons, and at the salaries and compensations authorized in the act approved the twenty-sixth of August, one 1842, ch. 202. thousand eight hundred and forty-two, entitled "An act legalizing and making appropriations for such necessary objects, as have been usually included in the general appropriation bills, without authority of law, and to fix and provide for certain incidental expenses of the departments and offices of the Government, and for other purposes," and also, the clerks authorized to be employed in the office of the First Comptroller of the Treasury, by the act of June seventeenth, one thousand eight hundred 1844,ch.105· and forty-four, entitled “An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the Government, for the tiscal year ending ‘ the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and for other purposes," and also the copying clerk, authorized by the same act, in the office of the Solicitor of the Treasury, and also, the clerk in the office of the Second Auditor, by the same act. Reduction of Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the defks i¤ Gene- Secretary of the Treasury, from and after the thirtieth June, eighteen "lL“"d Om"' hundred and forty-five, to cause the number of clerks in the General Application of Land Office to be reduced to sixty. And the excess of appropriations

s made for payment of salaries in the General Land Office, shall be and

pp Phereby is applied to the payment of any additional clerks that may be required in the other officcs of the Treasury Department. fA¤pr<>priati¤¤5s Sec. 7. And be it further emutezl, That the following sums be and ig; _,;K;“;_{&;,‘ tpe sarplefire herebly appiiloprjpteéi fo:} plre segrvice of the year ending the ini; t irtiet une, eig teen un re an ort - ve: VieePresident. For compensation to the Vice Presidgnt of the United States from the fourth of March to June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-five, sixteen hundred and twenty dollars and eighty-eight cents. R,,g;sm·, cf, For arrearages of contingent expenses in the office of the Register

 of the Treasury, including paper printing, ruling and binding sixteen