# United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/5th Congress/3rd Session/Chapter 42

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*An Act making appropriations for the support of the Naval Establishment, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine.*

Appropriation for the support of the naval establishment.Section 1. *Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,* That for the support of the naval establishment of the United States, during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, there shall be, and hereby is appropriated, the sum of two millions, one hundred and two thousand, three hundred and eighty-four dollars, and forty-one cents, (including the sum of eight hundred and twenty-three thousand, eight hundred and eighty-seven dollars, and fourteen cents, being the balance, unexpended at the commencement of that year, of former appropriations for the naval department): that is to say:—

For the pay of the officers of the navy of the United States, the sum of three hundred and five thousand, nine hundred and eighty-two dollars.

For the subsistence of the officers of the navy, the sum of one hundred and eighty-five thousand, five hundred and forty-four dollars, and nineteen cents.

For the pay of the seamen, the sum of six hundred and seventy-two thousand, nine hundred and ninety dollars.

For provisions, the sum of four hundred and thirty-one thousand, seven hundred and twenty-six dollars, and thirty cents.

For contingent expenses (including waste of military stores) the sum of three hundred and forty-five thousand, eight hundred dollars.

For the expense of medicines, hospital stores, &c., the sum of forty-two thousand, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For the support of the revenue cutters, the sum of one hundred and seventeen thousand, five hundred and ninety-one dollars, and ninety-two cents.

For the support of the marine corps.Sec. 2. *And be it further enacted,* That for the support of the marine corps, during the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine, there be, and hereby is appropriated the sum of two hundred and thirty-seven thousand, seven hundred and eighty-eight dollars, and thirty-eight cents; that is to say:

For pay and rations for the said corps, the sum of one hundred and seventy-nine thousand, seven hundred and ninety-eight dollars.

For clothing, the sum of twenty-nine thousand, five hundred and ninety-four dollars, and eighty-seven cents.

For military stores, the sum of twenty-five thousand, nine hundred and fifty-one dollars, and fifty-one cents.

For contingent expenses, the sum of four hundred and twenty dollars.

For counties and premiums, the sum of two thousand and twenty-four dollars.

For completing the vessels of war.Sec. 3. *And be it further enacted,* That for completing the vessels now building, the purchase of arms and military stores for the same, and for contingent expenses relative thereto, the sum of one million, four thousand five hundred and four dollars, and twenty-four cents, shall be, and hereby is appropriated.

How the appropriations are to be paid.Sec. 4. *And be it further enacted,* That the aforesaid appropriations shall be paid out of any monies in the treasury of the United States, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, March 2, 1799.