United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/17th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 63

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 3
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Seventeenth Congress, 2nd Session, Chapter 63

March 3, 1823.
Chap. LXIII.—An Act to authorize the Postmaster General to pay for certain repairs to the general post-office, and keep the engine house, the fire engine, and apparatus, in repair.

Postmaster General to pay certain balances.
Act of May 15, 1820, ch. 133.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster General be authorized to pay, out of the moneys arising from the postages of letters and packets, the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars and fifty-two cents, being a balance due for repairs to the general post-office, and for procuring a fire engine, under the provisions of the act of the seventeenth [fifteenth] of May, eighteen hundred and twenty.

To pay for repairs from the contingent fund.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Postmaster General shall be authorized, out of the contingent fund of said department, to defray such expenses as may be necessary for keeping in repair the engine house, the fire engine, and hose apparatus, belonging to said department.

Approved, March 3, 1823.