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shall, in their judgment, require ; any thing in any former act to the contrary notwithstanding. Provided always, That the whole amount of compensations for clerks, in the said departments, respedively, shall pot exceed the following sums; that is to say : For the department of state, five thousand, nine hundred and fifty dollars : For the treasury department, forty-two thousand, six hundred and twenty dollars, and thirty-four cents, that is to say, in the office of the secretary of the treasury, five thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine dollars, and eighty. onę cents; in the office of the comptroller of the treasury, nine thou: sand and sixty-seven dollars, and eight cents; in the office of the auditor of the treasury, eight thousand, eight hundred and ten dollars, and ninety-three cents ; in the office of the treasurer of the united states, two thousand, eight hundred and seventeen dollars and forty-five cents; in the office of the commissioner of the revenue,* two thousand, eight hundred and forty-three dollars, and six cents; and in the office of the register of the treasury, thirteen thousand, two hundred and forty-two dollars, and one cent: For the department of war, fifteen thousand, three hundred and forty dollars, that is to say ; in the office of the secretary of the said department, six thousand, three hundred and forty dollars, in the office of the accountant of the said department, eight thousand, five hundred dollars; and in the oifice of the purveyor of public supplies, five hundred dollars : For the department of the navy, eleven thousand, one hundred dollars ; that is to say ; in the office of the secretary of the department of the navy, four thousand two hundred dollars; ana in the oilice of the accountant of the navy department, six thousand, nine hundred dollars,

Sect. II. The postmaster-general of the united states, shall be, and hereby is authorized and empowered to appoint such number of clerks in his office, as he shall judge proper, and to apportion and vary their compensations in such manner as the services to be rendered by each, shall in his judgment require: Provided always, That the whole amount of compensations for clerks in the said office, shall not exceed the sum of four thousand two hundred and fifty dollars, annually ; which sum shall be paid quarterly, out of the revenues of the post office,

23. Sect. III, The director of the mint shall be, and hereby is authorized to allow to one of the clerks employed in his office, the sum of two hundred dollars per annum, in addition to the salary of five bundred dollars, heretofore established for the clerks in the said office. [See Mint 6.]

Sect. IV. is temporary.

24. Sect. V. There shall be allowed to the commissioners of loans in the states of Massachusetts and New York, respectively, not exceeding five clerks, at the rate of five hundred dollars per annum each; to the commissioner of loans in the state of Connecticut, not exceeding two clerks, at the rate of four hundred dollars per annum each; to the commissioners of loans 'in the states of Pennsylvania, Virginia and South-Carolina, respectively, not exceeding two clerks, at the rate of five hundred dollars per annum each ; the aggregate of the compensa. tions for clerks employed by either of the said commissioners, to be

Seç antea 20, (note.)

apportioned among them at his diseretion : And there shall be annually allowed in lieu of clerk-liire, to the commissioner of loans in the state of New Hampshire, three hundred and fifty dollars; to the com. missioner of loans in the state of Rhode-Island, four hundred dollars ; to the commissioner of loans in the state of New Jersey, three hundred dollars; and to the commissioner of loans in the state of Maryland, two hundred and fifty dollars.

ACT of September 23, 1789, (Vol. I. p. 45.) 25. Sect. I. There shall be allowed to the judges of the supreme and other courts of the united states, the yearly compensations herein after mentioned, to wit:

To the chief justice, four thousand dollars.

To each of the justices of the supreme court, three thousand five hundred dollars.

To the judge of the district of Maine, one thousand dollars.
To the judge of the district of New-Hampshire,one thousand dollars,

To the judge of the district of Massachusetts, twelve hundred dol. lars. [Increased, see postea 32.]

To the judge of the district of Connecticut, one thousand dollars.

To the judge of the district of New York, fifteen hundred dollars. [Increused, see postea 32.]

To the judge of the district of New-Jersey, one thousand dollars. [Increased, see postea 32.]

To the judge of the district of Pennsylvania, sixteen hundred dollars.

To the judge of the district of Delaware, eight hundred dollars. [Increased, see postea 29, 32.]

To the judge of the district of Maryland, fifteen hundred dollars. (Increased, see postea 32.)

To the judge of the district of Virginia, eighteen hundred dollars,

To the judge of the district of Kentucky, one thousand dollars. [Increased, see postea 33.1

To the judge of the district of South-Carolina, eighteen hundred dollars,

To the judge of the district of Georgia, fifteen hundred dollars.

And to ine attorney-general* of the united states, fifteen hundred dollars. (Increased, see antea 19.]

Which compensations shall commence from their respective appointments, and be paid at the trcasury of the united states in quarterly payments:

ACT of June 4, 1790. (Vol. I, p. 123.) 26. SECT, IV. There shall be allowed to the judge of North-Carolina district, the yearly compensation of fifteen hundred dollars, to com, mence from his appointment, and to be paid at the treasury of the united states in quarterly payments.

* The acts relative to the salary of the attorney-general have been transposed for the reason mentioned in page 95 (nore,) but the reader will be enabled in ascertain it, by attending to the several datęs,

ACT of June 23, 1790. (Vol. I. p. 126.) 27. SECT. IV. There shall be allowed to the judge of Rhode Island distria, the yearly compensation of eight hundred dollars, to commence from his appointment, and to be paid at the treasury of the united states, in quarterly payments. [See postea 29.]

ACT of March 2, 1791. (Vol. I. p. 297.) 28. Sect. IV. There shall be allowed to the judge of Vermont district court, the yearly compensation of eight hundred dollars, to como mence from the time of his appointment, and to be paid quarter-yearly at the treasury of the united states.

ACT of February 27, 1795. (Vol. III. p. 187.) 29. There shall be allowed to the judges of the districts of Rhode. Island and Delaware, each, two hundred dollars yearly, in addition to the compensation heretofore allowed, to commence on the first day of the present year, and to be paid at the treasury of the united states, in quarterly payments. [See antea 25, 27, and postea 32.]

ACT of January 31, 1797. (Vol. III. p. 378.) 80. Sect. III. There shall he llowed to the judge of Tennessee district court, the yearly conipensation of eight hundred dollars, to commence from the date of his appointment, to be paid quarterly at the treasury of the united states. (See postea 33.]

ACT of March 2, 1797. (Vol. III. p. 379.) 31. The compensation allowed by law to the attorney-general of the united states, shall be, and the same is hereby augmented, by an addi. tion of the sum of five hundred dollars per annum, to commence on the first day of January, in the present year, and payable quarter-yearly, at the public treasury. [See antea 21.]

ACT of March 3, 1801. (Vol. V. p. 302.) 32. Sect. I. Instead of the compensation at present allowed to the district judges for the districts of Massachusetts, New-York, Delaware, and Maryland, respectively, there shall hereafter be allowed to the district judge for the district of Massachusetts, the yearly salary of sixteen hundred dollars; to the district judge for the district of NewYork, the yearly salary of sixteen hundred dollars ; to the district judges for the districts of New-Jersey and Delaware, the yearly salaries of twelve hundred dollars each, and to the district judge for the district of Maryland, the yearly salary of sixteen hundred dollars, to be paid at the treasury of the united states in quarter yearly payments. [See antea 25.]

ACT of April 29, 1802. (Vol. VI. p. 83.) 33. Sect. XII. From and after the first day of July next, the district judges of Kentucky and Tennessee shall be and hereby are severally entitled to a salary of fifteen hundred dollars, annually, to be paid quarter yearly at the treasury of the united states. (See antea 25, 30,] ACT of April 12, 1792. (Vol. II. p. 50.) 34. From and after the termination of the present session of congress, the doorkeepers of the senate and house of representatives, shall each be allowed a salary of five hundred dollars per annum, in full compensation for their services in the said offices; and the assistant doorkeeper to each house shall be allowed in full compensation for all his services, the sum of four hundred and fifty dollars per annum. And it shall be the duty of the said doorkeepers to do the usual services pertaining to their respective offices during the session of congress, and in the recess, under the direction of the secretary of the senate and clerk of the house of representatives, to take care of the apartments occupied by the respective houses, and provide fuel and other accommodations for their subsequent session. And the said compensations shalt be certified and paid in like manner as is provided by law, for the other officers of the senate and house of representatives. [See postea 39, 40.]

ACT of March 10, 1796. (Vol. III. p. 244.) 35. Sect. I. At every session of congress, and at every meeting of the senate in the recess of congress, from and after the third day of March in the present year, each senator shall be entitled to receive six dollars for every day he shall attend the senate; and shall also be allowed, at the commencement and end of every such session and meeting, six dollars for every twenty miles of the estimated distance, by the most usual road, from his place of residence to the seat of congress : And in case any member of the senate shall be detained by sickness, on his journey to or from any such session or meeting, or, after his arrival, shall be unable to attend the senate, he shall be entitled to the same daily allowance: Provided always, That no senator shall be allowed a sum exceeding the rate of six dollars per day, from the end of one such session or meeting, to the time of his taking a seat in another.

36. SECT. II. At each session of congress, each representative shall be entitled to receive six dollars for every day he shall attend the house of representatives ; and shall be allowed, at the commencement and end of each session, six dollars for every twenty miles of the estimated distance, by the most usual road, from his place of residence to the seat of congress : And in case any representative shall be detained by sickness, on his journey to or froin the session of congress, or, after bis arrival, shall be unable to attend the house of representatives, he shall be entitled to the daily allowance aforesaid: And the speaker of the house of representatives shall be entitled to receive, in addition to his compensation as a representative, six dollars for every day he shall attend the house: Provided always, That no representative shall be allowed a sum exceeding the rate of six dollars per day, from the end of one such session or meeting, to the time of his taking a seat in another.

37. SECT. III. There shall be allowed to each chaplain of congress at the rate of five hundred dollars per annum, during the session of congress; to the secretary of the senate, and clerk of the house of representatives, fifteen hundred dollars per annum, each, to commence from the time of their respective appointments, and also a further al. lowance of two dollars per day to each, during the session of that branch, for which he officiates. And the said secretary and clerk shall each be allowed (when the president of the senate, or speaker shall deem it necessary) to employ one principal clerk, who shall be paid three dollars per day, and two engrossing clerks, who shall be paid two dollars per day, each, during the session, with the like compensations to such clerks, respectively, while they shall be necessarily employed in the recess. [Altered, see postea 40.]

38. Sect. IV. There shall be allowed to the sergeant-at-arms, the sum of four dollars per day, during every session of congress, and while employed on the business of the house. (Altered, see postea 40.)

30. SECT. V. The said compensation, which shall be due to the members and officers of the senate, shall be certified by the president ; and that which shall be due to the members and officers of the house of representatives, shall be certified by the speaker; and the same shall be passed as public accounts, and paid out of the public treasury.

ACT of April 29, 1802. (Vol. VI. p. 112.) 40. Sect. I. The officers of the senate and house of representatives herein after mentioned, shall be, and hereby are entitled to receive in Heu of their compensations fixed by law, the following sums; that is to say : The secretary of the senate, and clerk of the house of représentatives, two thousand dollars, each ; their principal clerks one thousand three hundred dollars, each ; and each of their engrossing clerks, one thousand dollars per annum. (See antea 37.]

Sect. II. The sergeant-at-arms of the senate, who also performs the duty of doorkeeper, and the sergeant-at-arms of the house of representatives, shall be, and hereby are entitled to receive eight hundred dollars per annum, each. [See antea 38.]

SECT. III. The doorkeeper of the house of representatives shall bey and hereby is entitled to receive five hundred dollars per annum, and two dollars per day, during each session of congress; and the assistant doorkeeper of the senate and house of representatives, four hundred and fifty dollars per annum, each, and two dollars each, per day, during each session of congress.

Sect. IV. The compensations to the secretary of the senate and clerk of the house of representatives, and to their clerks, and to the other officers herein named, sirall commence with the present year.

ACT of February 18, 1793. (Vol. II. p. 198.) 41. From and after the third day of March in the present year, the compensation of the president of the united states shall be at the rate of twenty-five thousand dollars per annum, with the use of the furniture and other effects belonging to the united states, and now in possession of the president i And that of the vice-president, at the rate of five thousand dollars per annum, in full for their respective services, to be paid quarter-yearly, at the treasury.

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