United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/4th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 26
Ante, p. 486.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act, intituled “An act to regulate the compensation of clerks,” passed the thirtieth of May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, be and the same is hereby revived and continued until the first day of January next.
Additional allowance to clerks, sergeant-at-arms and doorkeepers.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum of one hundred dollars be allowed and paid to each of the principal and engrossing clerks in the office of the Secretary of the Senate, in addition to the sums allowed them by law, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six: And also, that the further sum of one hundred dollars to each of the principal and engrossing clerks employed by the Secretary of the Senate, and the clerk of the House of Representatives, be allowed and paid, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven; also, the like sum to the sergeant-at-arms of the House of Representatives, and to each of the doorkeepers and assistant doorkeepers of the two Houses of Congress, in addition to the sums heretofore allowed by law.
Approved, March 3, 1797.