United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/10th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 29
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums of money be, and the same are hereby appropriated, to be applied under the direction of the President of the United States, that is to say:
Specific appropriations.For improvements and repairs of the House of Representatives, six thousand dollars.
For completing the work in the interior of the north wing, comprising the Senate chamber, court room, &c. &c. twenty thousand dollars.
For completing the staircase, and providing temporary and adequate accommodations for the library, in the room now used for that purpose, and in the one in which the Senate now sit, five thousand dollars.
For improvements and repairs of the President’s house and square, including a carriage house, twelve thousand dollars.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the several sums of money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, March 3, 1809.