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-WASHINGTON. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1861.
APPROPRIATIONS, NEW OFFICERS, &o.
T. Appropriation! made during the First Session
of the Thirty-seventh Congress.
j II. Offices Created, and the Salaries thereof.
, III. The OJJices the salaries of which have been
' increased, with the amount of such increase,
f during the same period.
prepared under tlio direction of the Secretary of the 8c-
Innto and Clerk of tlio Home of Representatives, in com
pliance with the ilxth section of the "Act to authorize
I the appointment or additional paymasters and for other
purposes," approved July 4, 1830.
j . APPROPRIATIONS MADE DURING THE F1R8T
SESSION OF THE THIRTY-SEVENTI! CON
Jy tho act Id provide increased revenuo from
imports, to pay interest on the publio debt;
and for other purposes:
't'n allow to tho several assessors aud assist-
ant assessors, fur their services Under this
aot to each assessor two dollars per day
for every day employed in making tho ne-
i cenary arrangements and Riving the neces-
'I sarv instrucllona to tho assistant assessors
for the valuation, and three dollars per day
for every day employed in hearing appeals,
revising valuations, and- making out lists
agreeably to (he proviiionr of this act, aud
uao dollar for every hundred taxable per
sona contained in tho tax list, as delivered
by him to aald board of aasossors; to each
assistant esaeisor two dollars for every day
actually employed in collecting list and
making valuations, tho number of days nc
cessuryifor that purpose to bo certified by
trio assessor ana approvea oy ino cominis
I sioner of taxes, and one dollar for every
hundred taxablo persons contained in the
i tax lists, as completed and delivered by
I him to the assessor ; to each of the asses-
. tors constituting the board of assessors, as
aforeaaid, for overy day's actual attendance
nt said boardi tho sum of three dollars, and
for travelling to and from tho place deaig-
nated by tho Secretary of the Treasury,
ten cents for each mile, by tho most direct
and usual route ; and to oach of the clerks
of eaid board two dollars lor every day's
. uotuul ultendnnce thereon -Tor
stationery and blank books uaed in tho
execution of Ihoir dutioa
To allow to each collector their necessary
and reasonable charges for stationery and
blank books used in tho performance of
their official duties, after being duly ex
amined and certified by the commissioner
of taxes - - -
For superintending the collection of the di
rect tax and internal duties or income tax
laid by this act, an officer is hereby author
I iied in tho Treasury Department, to be
'I called " Commissioner of Taxes," who
Ifeyhall be charged, under the direction of the
IPBecretary, w 1th preparing all the forms ne
cessary lor the assessment and collection
i of tho tat and duties nforbsaid, with pre
j paring, .signing, and distributing all such
iiceniesjts are required, and with tho gen
eral superintendence of all tho officers em
ployed reassessing and collecting said tax
and duties, and tho leceasary clerks to the
, office of said commissioner, whose aggre
gate salaries shall not exceed six thousand
dollars pef unnum : to pay the salaries of
said commissioner and clerks
By the n'ct' supplementary to an act entitled
" An act to authorize a national loan, and
for other purposes:"
To pay such expenses, comiiitsaiona, or coin
. pousation aa may be necessary Ju the Judg
: ment of the Secretary of the Treasury, to
carry into execution the provisions of this
act, and of the act to which this is supple
mentary .... - 100,000 00
lly the act .making further appropriation for
tho support of tho naval service for the
year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hun
dred and sixty-two, and for other pur
poses. For the completion of the coal depot at
Key West, Floridu.and rcpairsof the wharf
belonging to the ame ... 30,00000
tor mo completion oi mo marine oarraexs at
Charlestown, Massachusetts - . 13,000 00
For tho purchase of the right to manufacture
nnd use Cotton's night signals - . 20,000 00
For the purchaco of ordnance for the use of
the navy - - . . 300,000 00
For repairing tho quarters aud out-buildings
at Fort Abercroinbio 7 qqq qq
For collecting, drilling, and organizing volun- '
teers, under the acts authorizins the Pre
sident to accept the services of five nun-
I dred thousand men
For the construction and equipment of gun
boats fur service on the western rivers
By the act making appropriation to pay the
expenses of the inveatigating committees
of tho House of Representatives and Senate
appointed tbo first session of the thirty
seventh Congress, and of the commission
authorized to examine and report as to the
compensation of all officers of the Gov
ernment. 'To pay the expenses of the investigating com
mittees of the Senate and House of Repre
sentatives appointed at tho firet session of
the thirty-seventh Congress, and also tho
expenses of tho commission authorized to
examine and report as to the compensation
of all officers ut the Government
By tho act authorizing the construction of
twelve small side-wheel steamers.
por tho construction, with the least poaaiblo
delay, of twolve.einall aide-wheel ateamers,
for the use of tbo navy of tho United States,
of light draught and great speed 1,200,000 00
By the act making appropriations for. fortifi
cations, and for other purposes.
For contingencies of fortifications - - 100,000'no
For removing stublos and other obstructions
from the grounds around the Washington
Inliimary, used as an army hospital, and
grading said grounds to secure a proper
drainage of tho bsuio - 5,000 110
By the act to cteate a metropolitan police
district of the District of Columbia, and to
establish- a police therefor.
For the purpose of carrying this act into ef-.
leer, laciuawg ine payment 01 salaries, ana
all other necessary charges nnd expenaes
of the "metropolitan police" for the year
ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and
sixty-two, in addition to the balance of the
appropriation made by the act approved
February twenty, eighteen hundred and
sixty, " fur the compensation of the aux
iliary gnard and one lieutenant, and for fuel,
oil, and lamps, and fur twenty policemen"
By tbo act to provide fur the repairs of tho
Long Bridgo, across tho I'otomao river.
For the repair of the present Long Bridgo,
across tbo Potomac river - - .
By tho act authorizing the Secretary of the
Treasury to remit fines aud penalties in
curred in certain cases.
To pay to the person 'br persons entitled to
roceive the same tho amount of auch fines
or penaltiea as have been incurred and paid
by the owners or masters of vessels since
the first day of December, eighteen hun
dred und sixty, in consequence of their
failure to produce to collectors of the cus
toms the-ataarancca or othor papers pro
scribed required by the laws of tha
United States regulating tho issue of ma
rl no papers, aud tho foreign and coasting
trades ..... Indefinite.
To pay to the person or persona entitled to
receive trie same me amount 01 n nne im
properly exacted by the collector of the
customs at the port of Norfolk, Virginia,
in the month of November, eighteen hun
dred and sixty, of the master of tlio " In
dia," a Russian vessel 50000
By the act for tho relief of the widows and
orphans of the officers, seamen, and ma
rines of the United States sloop-of-vtnr Le
vant, and fur other purposes.
Tho widow, or child, or children, and in case
thoro shall be no widow, or child, or chil
dren, (as uforesaid.) then tho parent or
parents, and if there be no parents, the.
brothers and sisters of the officers, sea
men, marines, and others In service, who
were lust in said sloop-of-war Levant, in
cluding captain's clerk and assistant
draughtsman, a sumequal to twelvemonths'
pay of their reapective deceased relation!
aforesaid, in addition to the pay due to the
said deceased at the date of tho loss of said
vessel ..... Indefinite.
By the act for the relief of certain musicians
and soldiers stationed at Fort Sumter, in
To remunerate soldiers and members of tho
band stationed at Fort Sumter, in South
Carolina, for losses of private property
incurred in tho removal from Fort Moul
trie to Fort Sumter on the evening of De
cember twenty-six, eighteen hundred and
To the band . - - -
To company E, first artillery
To company II, first artillery
By the act for the relief of Johu C. McCon
nell. For oxpenses necessarily incurred by him in
raising a regiment of volunteers in tho
State of Maryland in May, June, aud July,
eighteen hundred and sixty-one, aud now
in the United States service - 8,500 00
By the act authorizing tho Secretary of War
to pay tho volunteers who, under the com
mand of Charles W. White, nnd by order of
Brigadier Goneral T. A. Morris, enlisted to
protect tbo railroad bridges and other pro
perty in the vicinity of Oakland, Alleghany
The commissioned officers, non-commissioned
officers, muslcians.and private!, who served
as a home guard for the protection of the
railroad bridgo and other property near
Oakland, Alleghany county, Maryland, un
dercommaiid of Captain Charles W. White,
and were called fnto service by order of
Brigadier General T. A. Morris, and to
make to them just and reasonable compen
sation for tbo failure of the officer of tho
Government of theUnited States to furnish
them rationa, clothing, and other aupplies
during their eervice - - Indefinite.
By tho act to provide for the payment of
Arnold & Willet for bread, nnd Henry
North for wood supplied to the United
Slates volunteers iu Maryland.
To pay the account of G. W. Arnold and
Charles B. wilier, lor nreaa, ana ine no
count of Henry North for wood furnished
to the United States volunteers in the State
of Maryland, on terms of equity and justice Indefinite.
By the resolution relative to tho Exhibition of
the Industry of all Nations, to be boldeu in
London in tho year eighteen hundred and
To enable the President to take such mea
sures as shall to him Beem best to facilitate
a proper representation of the industrial in
terests of the United States at the Exhibi
tion of the Industry of all Nations, to be
bolder! at London in the year eighteen hun
dred and sixty-two, nnd for tho incidental
expenses thereof - - - 2,000 00
By the resolution to pay to the widow of the
lato Stephen A. Douglas the amount duo
to him as a Senator at tho tiruo of his
For the amount of compensation due to bim
up to the time of his death - 750 00
Civil aud miscellaneous
Army, arms, and fortifications
Naval service ....
II.-OFFICES CREATED AND THE SALARIES
By tho act fuither to provide for the collection of duties
on imports and for other purposos. Approved July 13,
The Secretary of the Treasury, with the approbation of
the President, shall appoint such number of weighers,
guagers, measurers, inspectors, appraisers, and clerks as
may be necessary, 111 his judgment, for tho faithful execu
tion of tho reveuuo laws in poits of delivery where the
collection of the revenue is obstructed by reason of unlaw
ful combinations. Compensation not stated,
Tho Secretary of tho Treasury may appoint such officers,
at places whero officers of tho customs are not authorized
uy law, aa may ueeded to cairy into effect such licenses,
rules, and regulations ns may be required for commercial
intercourse With anv nnrttnn f m ft,A hn Inhfthitatitll nf
vvbich may be declared to be In a state of insurrection.
Such officers to receive the same feel and compensation
as are now allowed by law for similar services.
By the net to provide for the appointment of assistant
paymasters in the navy. Approved July 17, 1801.
The President of the United States shall appoint assis
tant paymasters in tho navy, not exceeding thirty-six in
number, whose annual pay shall be si follows :
On duty at lea, for the first five yean after date of com
mission, one thousand three hundred, dollars ; after five
years from date of commission, one thousand five hundred
On other duty, for the first five years after date of com
mission, ono thousand dollars; after five years from date
of commission, one thousand two hundred dollars.
On leave of absence or waiting orders, for the first five
yean after date of commission, eight hundred dollars;
after five yeara from date of commission, one thousand
dollars; and when attached to vessels for sea service, each
assistant paymaster shall be entitled to one ration per day.
By the act to authorize a national loan and for other pur
poses. Approved July 17, 1801.
The Socretary of the Treasury is authorized to designate
the persons who shall receive subscriptions for Treasury
notes, and to fix the compensation of such officers ; but the
pay of no officer of tho Government already employed is
The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to appoint
au agent or agents for negotiating a loan, if deemed neces
sary, in Europe, and to fix the compensation of euch agent
By the act to provide for the temporary Increase of the
navy. Aproved July 24, 1801.
, The temporary aDoointmenta nude, or tn b m1. h
the Secretary oi the Navy fthe number not stated In ih,
act) of acting lieutenants, acting paymasters,' acting assist
ant surgeons, acting masters and masters' mates, are enn.
nrmeu as acting temporary appointments, and the rate of
compensation auoweu lor me sum several grades is legal
ized and confirmed.
By the act for the belter orgauization of the marino corps'
Approved July 25, 18G1.
The President is authorized to appoint, in addition to
tbo commissioned officers now in the marine corps, one
colonel, one lieutenant colonel, one assistant quartermaster,
seven captains, ten first and second lieutenauts. Pay not
statea in roe act.
Tho number of non-commissioned officers, musicians, and
privates at present in the marine corps is increased, so that
there shall be, under the reorganization, one sergeant major,
one quartermaster sergeant, on drum-major, ono principal
musician, two hundred sergeants, two hundred and twenty
corporals, thirty musicians for the band, sixty drummers,
sixty fifers, and twenty-five hundred privates.
By tho act relative to tho revenue marine, to fix tho com
pensation of the officers thereof, and for other purposes.
Approved July 25, 1801.
By the sixth section there shall be appointed such num.
ber of additional engineers and assistant engineers as may
be required by the ateamers now or hereafter in the re-
By the art making additional appropriations for the legis
lative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Govern
ment, lor the year ending June J", lew, and appropriv
lions of arrearages for the year ending June 30, 1801.
Approved July 27, 1801.
Eight additional night watchmen for the Department of
tho interior, at a aaiary 01 six nundred dollars each.
In the ofllco of tbo Secretary of War :
One clerk of the first class, at $1,200 per annum.
Two clerks of the second class, ut $1,400 per annum
Two clerka of the third clasa, at $ 1 ,600 per annum each.
One clerk of the fourth class, nt SI 800 oer annum.
Two assistant messengers, at au annual aaiary of $840
In the office of tbo Quartermaster General:
Five clerks of the first class, at $1,200 per annum each.
Two clerks of tho second class, at $1,400 peranuum
Two clerks of tho third class, at $1,000 por annum each
One elerk of tho fourth clasa, at $1,800 perannum.
Two assistant messengers, at an annual salary of $310
In I ho office of tho Commissary General :
Three clerks of tho first class, at $1,200 ner annum each
Two clerks of the second class, at $1,400 por annum
In the office of the Surgeon General :
One elerk of the tbird class, at $1,000 per annum.
In the office of the Paymaster General :
Three clerks of the second class, at $1,400 per annum
Three clerks of the third class, at $1,000 per annum
In the Bureau of Topographical Engineers:
Two clerka of the third class, at $1,600 per annum each.
In the Ordnance Bureau :
Two clerks of the first class, at $1,200 per annum each.
Additional clerks (number not stated) in the office of the
Assistant Treasurer of tho United States at New York.
Compensation not stated in the act.
By the act to authorize the employment of volunteers to
aid in enforcing the lav, s and protecting publio propei ty.
Approved, July 22, 1801.
By this act the President is authorized to accept the
services of volunteora, either as cavalry, infantry, or artil
lery, in auch numbers, not exceediug five hundred thou
sand, as he may deem necessary for repelling invasion, sup
pressing insurrection, aud protecting publio property.
jueee volunteers uro iu uo hmuicu iihu regimeutsoi iu
fautry, excepting such as may bo required fur cavalry and
artillery, which Bhall be in the proportion of one company
of each to every regiment of infantry.
Each regiment of infantry shall bave one colonel, one
lieutenant colonel, one major, one adjutant, (a lieutenant,)
one quartermaster, (a lieutenant,) one surgeon, ono assist
ant surgeon, one sergeant major, ono regimental quarter
master sergeant, one region u'.al commissary sergeant, oue
hospital steward, tivo principal musicians, and twenty-four
musicians for it band. Each regiment shall be composed
of ten companies, ten captains, teu first aud ten second
lieutenants, teu first sergeants, forty sergeants, eighty cor
porals, twenty musicians, (two to each company,) ten wa
? oners, (one fur each company,) and from bix hundred and
orty to eight hundred and twenty privates, (sixty-four to
eighly-two to each company,)
These forcea, when accepted, are to be organized into
divisions, brigades, and regiments. Each division shall
have three or more brigades, and shall have a major gene
ral, with three aides-de-camp, and 'ono assistant adjutant
general with the rank of major.
Each brigade shall be composed of fuur or more regi
ments, and shall bave ono brigadier general, with two aides-de-camp,
one assistant adjutant general with tho rank of
captain, one surgeon, one asiistant quartermaster, and one
commissary oi lubs'stence.
The President is authorized, by and with the advice and
consent of the Benato, to appoint nut exceeding six major
generals, and not exceeding eighteen brigadier generals;
also tho other division aud brigade officers required for tho
organization of these forces, except the aides-de-camp, who
are to be selected by tbeir respective generals from the
officers of tho army or volunteer corps.
The Governors of States furnishing volunteers under
this act shall commission tho field, stall', and company of
ficers ; but in case of refusal or omission to do so, tho Pre
sident is authorized to make the appointments.
The officers, noncommissioned (fficers, and privates,
when organized, shall be placed oil the same footinir. as to
pay and allowances, as Bimilar corps of the regular army.
The regimental bands shall bo paid as follows: One
fourth of each shall receive tbo pay and allowances of ser
geants of engineer soldiers ; one-fourth thoao of corporals
01 engineer auiuiers; and ine remaining nan inoso 01 pri
I "te of engineer soldiers of the first class,
of the bands shall receive each the pay and emolument! of
& second nontenant of infantry.
The wagoners and saddlers shall receive the pay and al
lowances of corporal! of cavalry.
The regimental commissary sergeant shall receive the
pay and allowances of a rpffimental aArffanE malnr.
The regimental quartermaster sergeant shall receive the
pay and allowances of a sergeant of cavalry.
There Shall bo annolnfad A rhanlain tn ahaIi rpornnAnt
who shall receive the nav anil atlnwnnA. nf a .nt.in nf
By the act in addition to tho " Act to authorize tho employ,
pent of volunteers to aid in enforcing the laws and pro
tecting publio property." Approved July 25, 1601.
Uy Una act the President is authorized tn a,v...il thn
services 01 voinnteera either as cavalry, infantry, or artil
lery, in SUCh numbers AS thn nxIcenMpa nf thA nnhlJn bap.
iuo uij require, not exceeding live nundred thousand, to
uu uuuu tuo same ioonnir in an rAanpnta with . m ibp nrn
of the United Statea army, and shall bo mustered into tho
service for ".durino- thA w.r
Tho President ia authorized tn annnlnf hv .n.1 with (l,
advice and consent of the Senate, for the command of these
lurces, suon number or major general! and brigadier gen
eral! aa may In his judgment be required for their organl.
By the net supplementary to au act entitled " An to in
crease tho present military establishment of the United
Stales," approved July 29, 1H1I. Approved Augusts,
Ihe President, upon the recommendation of the Lieu
tenant General or of any major general of the army com
manding forcea of the United Statea in the field, may ap
point auch number of aides-de-camp, in addition to thoao
now authorized by law, aa the exigenciea of tho eervice
may.requiro; euch aidea-de-camp to have, reapectively,
the rank and authority of captains, majors, lieutenant co
lonels, or colonels of the regular army, as the President
may direct, and receive the pay and allowances aa now
provided by law for officers of cavalry of corresponding
By tho act to provide fur the payment of the police organ
ized bv the United States for tho city of Baltimore, and
to enable the mint to furnish small gold coins, and to
provide for the manufacture 01 purchase of field signals.
Approved July 27, 1861.
For maintaining a police for the city of Baltimore, (tho
number, rank, and pay not stated.) Tho act appropriates
an aggregate sum of one hundred thousand dollars.
By the act to increase the presont military establishment
of the United States. Approved July 29, 1861.
Four major generals, with threo aides-de-camp each.
Six brigadier generals, with two aides-de-camp each.
There is added to the army nine recimente of infuntrr.
consisting of nine colonels, nine lieutenant colonels, nine
regimental Bajutanis ana twenty-seven nauanon adjutants,
to be taken from the lieutenants of the regiments and bat
talions, respectively : nine regimental Quartermasters and
commissaries, and twenty-seven battalion quartermasters
and commissaries, twenty-seven majors, two hundred and
sixteen captains, two hundred nnd sixteen first and second
lieutenants, twenty-seven sergeant majora, twenty-seven
quartermaster sergeants, twenty-seven commissary ser
geants, twenty-seven hospital stewards, two hundred and
oiAiccu utst rergeuiiiB, eigut uuoureu ana sixry-iour fer
ge.nnts, seventeen hundred and twenty-eight corporals,
nine drum majors, eighteen principal musicians, four hun
dred nnd thirty-two musicians, and seventeen thourand
seven hundred and twelve'privates.
There is added also a regiment of cavalry, consisting of
one colonel, one lieutenant colonel, three majors, one regi
mental and three battalion adjutants, one regimental anil
three battalion quartermasters aud cominis.-uries, twelve
captains, twelve first and twclvo second lieutenants, three
sergeant majors, three battalion and twelve company quar
termaster sergeants, three battalion commissary sergeants,
three hospital stewards, three saddler sergeants", three ve
terinary sergeants, twelve first sergeants, forty-eight ser
geants, niuety-six corporals, twenty-four musicians, twenty-four
farriers, twelve saddlers, twelve wagoners, and
ei&ht hundred and sixty-four privates.
There is also added a regiment of artillery, consisting of
one colonel, one neutenaut colonel, three majors, oue ad
jutant, one regimental quartermaster aud commissary, to be
taken from tho lieutenauts of the regiment ; tw el re captains ;
twelve first and twelve second lieutenants, one serceant ma
jor, one regimental quartermaster sergeant, ono commissary
sergeant, twelve nrst sergeants, torty-eight sergeants,
twelve quartermaster sergeants, ninety-six corporals, twenty-four
artificers, tweho wagoners, ono hospital steward,
two principal musicians and twenty-four musicians, and
fourteen hundred and sixty-four privates.
The President is authorized to add to the battery orga
nization of the artillery regiment, at his discretion, one
first and one second lieutenaut, two sergeants, and fuur
The officers and enlisted men of these regiments shall
receive the same pay, emoluments, and be un the same
footing, in all respects, with those of corresponding grades
and corps now in the regular service.
The regimental bands will be paid ai follows : one-fourth
of each, the pay and allowances of serueauts of engineer
soldiers ; one fourth, those of corporals of engineer sol
diers; and one-nan, mose 01 engineer soldiers-ot the nrst
class. Tho drum-major, or leader of the band, tho pay
aud emiluments 01 a second lieutenant 01 inlantry. The
saddler sergeants, veterinary sergeants, company quarter
master sergeants, and drum-msjors, will receive the pay
and allowances of sergeants nf cavalry. The battalion ad
jutant and battalion quartermasters and commissaries will
receive tho emoluments now provided by law fur regi
By the act authorizing tbo appointment of au Assistant
Secretary of the Navy and fixmg the salary of the same.
Aournved Julv 31. 1861.
The President is authorized, by and with the advice aud
consent of the Senate, to appoint au Assistant Seoretary of
tho Navy, who shall act as Secretary of tho Navy in the
absence of that officer, at au annual aaiary of four thou
There shall also be added to the clerical force of the
Navy Department eight additional ciorks, with a salary of
twelve hundred dollars per annum eacn.
By the act providing a commission to examine and report
as to the compensation of all officers of the Government,
and fur other purposes. Appruved July 31. lc'OI.
A board of commissioners composed of two members of
the Senate, three nietnuera 01 ine House ot Uepre.enta-
tives, one officer vf the navy, aud one officer of the army
no compensation provided by tho act.
The board are authorized to employ a clerk, at four do!
lars per diem for the time actually needed.
By the act to increase the medical corps of the navy. Ap
provea j uiy 01, irui.
There is added to the medical corns of the uavv nine.
teen surgeons aud fort) -ono passed and other assistant sur
geons; pay not stated 111 the act.
By the act to increase tho consular representation of the
united otaies uunng me present insurrection. Appun
ed August 2, 1861.
The President is authorized, by and with the advice and
consent of tho Senate, to appoint consuls at any foreign
ports where he shall deem it advisable, with such compen
sation, not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars per annum,
as he snau inina proper.
By the net concerning the Attorney General and tho at
tornej s aud marshals of the several districts. Approved
August 2. 1661.
The Atturuey General may appoint two additional clerks
in hia omce, at an aunuai aaiary 01 luurieen hundred dol
The Attorney General may employ, at his discretion, at
torneya and cuunsellors-at-law tn assist the district attor
neys in tho discharge of their duties, at such compensation
aa he may agree to pay lor aucu services.
By the act pruvidirg fur the belter orgauization of the
military establishment. Approved August 3, 1801.
The President is authorized, by and vlth the advice and
content of the Senate, to appoint an Asiistant Seoretary of
alnn'mr1""8 "" AM b" ih" lhou"ad ""
The President is authorized to appoint, by and with the
advice.and consent of the Sen.terln addition to thlen0w
authonzod by law, five assistant Inspectors general," with
tho rank and pay of majors of cavalry ; ten surgeons and
twenty asiistant mrgeoni, with the rank, pay. and allow
anoei now allowed by law.
Hereafter tho adjutant general's department shall con
sist of the following officers :
One adjutant general, with Ihe rank, pay, aud emolu
ment! of n brigadier general.
One assistant adjutant general, with the rank, pay, and
emoluments of a colonel of cavalry.
Two assistant adjutant generals, withihe rank, pay, and
emoluments of a lieutenant colonel of cavairy.
Four assistant adjutant generals, with the rank, pay,
Twelve assistant adjutant generals, with tho rank, pay,
,4, vuiviuiiicuiD u, a cnpiaiu ui cavairy.
By this act the rank, pay, and emolunents of the adju
tant general are increased from those of a colonel of cava,
ry to tboso of a brigadier general, nnd an addition of six ia
made to tho number of assistant adjutant goner,ils, viz :
ono with tbo rank, pay, aud emoluments of a colonel of
eavalry; 011a with the rank, pay, and emoluments of n lieu
tenant colonel of cavnrv: and four with the rank. nav. and
emoluments of a captain of cavalry.
mere snau ue auuea to ine subsistence department lour
commissaries of subsistence, each with tho rant. av. and
emoluments of a major of cavalry..
Eight commissaries of subsistence, each with the rank,
pay, and emoluments of a captain of cavalry, to be taken
from the line of tbo army, either of tbe volunteers or re
v There shall be added to each of tlitf corps of cngiueeu
aud topographical engineers three first and three second
To tbo nuurtcrmaster's department : One colonel, twu
lieutenant colonels, four majors, and twenty captains, with
tno ram, pay, auu allowances 01 oinuers 01 cavalry.
Also, as many master wagoners, with tho rank, pay, and
allow ancea of aorgeanta of cavalry, aud as many wagonera,
withthe pay and allowances of corporala of cavalry, as tho
President may deom necessary.
To tho ordnance department: One chief of ordnauce.
with the rack, pay, and emoluments of the quartermaster
general of tbe army ; oue colonel, one lieutenant colonel,
and six second lieutenants.
To the corps of engineers : Three companies of engineer
soldiera to be commanded by appropriate officers of said
corps, with tbo same pay, rations, clothing, and other
allowances as sappers, miners, and pontcmors ; each com
pany 10 consist 01 one nunarea ana iiity men.
To the medical atari of the army : A corps of medical
cadets, not to exceed fifty in number, with the rank and
pay or the cadets at West folnt.
rcinaie nurses may oe employed in hospitals at the dis
cretion of the aurgeon genoral or medical iflicer 111 charge,
to receive forty cent!" per day and one ration.
Ono chaplaiu shall bo allowed to each regiment of the
army, to bo appointed as tho President may direct; pay
By the act to provide increased levenue for imports, to pa
interest 011 tbe public debt, and fur other purposes
Approved August 5, 1861. ;
By this act tho President is authorized to divide Uiek
States aud Tenitories of the United States and tbo Dis
trict of Columbia into convenient collection districts.
and to appoint, by and with tho adrico and consent of
tho Senate, an assessor and a collector for each district .
each assessor shall appoint au assistant assessor: tbe
assessors shall also constitute a board, with authority to
appoint a clerk or clerks, but not more tlan ono for each
Each assessor shall receive two dollars per dav while
making the necessary arrangements aud giving tbo neces
sary instructions to the asaistaut usses.or ; three dollars
jeruay wuue employed in hearing appeals, aud one dollar
or every hundred taxable persons returned on hia tax
huch assistant assessor shall receive two dollars per day
while actually employed, and oue dollar for every hundred
taxable persons returned by bim to tho assessor.
Each of the assessors constituting the Board of Assessors
shall receive threo dollars per day for actual attendance,
and ten cents a mile fur travelling expenses.
Each clerk of tbe Board of Assessors shall teceive two
dollars a day for actual attendance, and fees for certain
Each collector may appoint a deputy, and shall receive
fur bis own services and that of his deputy 11 commission
of four per centum upon tbe first hundred thousand dol
lars, one per centum upon tbe second hundred thousand
dollars, and one-half of one per centum upon all sums
auove two hundred thousand dollars; these commissions in
no case to exceed four thousand dollars fur a principal and
two thousand dollars for an assistant.
The President, with the advice nnd oonseut of the Sen
ate, may appoint one principal assessor and one principal
collector in each of tbe States and Territories and in the
District of Columbia, to collect the internal duties or in
come tax ; and each of those officers may, with tho ap
proval of the Secretary of the Treasury, appoint as many
Assistants as the publio service may require.
The principal assessors und collectors each to recehe a
compensation not exceediug two thousand fite hundred
dollars per annum, and their assistants euch twelve hun
dred dollars per annum.
The Seoretary of the Treasury is authorized to appoiut
ono or more depositaries iu each State for the deposite und
safe-keeping ut the moneys arising from internal duties or
Income tax, who may also bo empowered to perform thn
duties of a disbursing agent of the Government. Compen
sation not stated iu tbe act.
Tbe President, upon the nomination uf tbe Socretary uf
the Treasury, may appoint iu tho Treasury Department a
commissioner of taxes, at an aunuai salary of three thousand
There shall be assigned to the office of tho cumtuissiouei ol
taxes the necessary clerks, (uuiuber not stated,) who.e ag
gregate salaries shall not exceed six thousand dollais pel
By tho act to prumoto tbe effic.ency of tho eugiucei und
topographical engineer corps, and for other purposes
Approved August 6, 1861.
There shall bo added to each uf tbe Corp. of engineers
und topographical eogineeis, by regular piomutiuu of then
present officers, two lieuteuant colonels and fuur uiajoia ,
pay not staled.
There shall be added to the corps ol topogiapbical en
gineers ouo company uf soldiers, with tho saint) pay and
allowances, aud in all respects on tbo footing with tbe
company of sappers and miuers and poutuuiers.
The President it authorized to appoint two additiuual
inspectors general of the army, with the same rank, pay,
and allowances as are nuw provided by law for inspectors
By tho act to authorize an increase iu tho corps ui engi
neers aud topographical (engineers. Approved August
There eball be added to each of tbe corps ol ingmeeis
aud topographical engineer!, by regular promotion ol'their
preseut officers, two lieutenant colonels and lour int-jurs
There shall bo added to the corps or topographical engi
neers ono company of soldiers, with tbe pay und allow anees,
and in all respects on tho same fouling with the company
of aappera and miner! aud poutuniers.
The President is authorized to appoint two additional
inspeoton general of the army.
Note to the above act. 'be proiisiwia of this net ore
precisely tho same as tboso conMiueu 111 ine "aot to pro
efficiency of tbe engineer und topigraphicul ongi-
ps, and lor other purposes, approved August n.
llv tin, uti to iiii'mio "' elhiniiey of tho uj;iuer and
'iwt 0 llliil, iwo additional inspicters gc-uerul ure iiiillio-
LlWiltmiRl onjourth jKige.