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Washington, March 16, 1867.
Enlisted men who may dispose of, or lose through their own carelessness, the Spencer carbine, or Colt's or Remington's army revolvers, will hereafter have charged against them, upon the muster rolls, the price of the former at one hundred dollars, and of the latter at fifty dollars, in
BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:
E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General.
Assistant Adjutant General.
IVashington, March 18, 1867,
The following Resolution of Congress is published for the information aucl government of all concerned:
[PUBLIC RESOLUTION—No. 20.] JOINT RESOLUTION giving additional compensation to certain einployees in the
civil service of the government at Washington. Be it resulved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the l'nituil States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall le allowed and paid, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated to the following described persons, now employed in the civil service og thril'nited States at Washington, as follows: To civil officers, temporary and all other clerks, messengers and watchmen, including enlistel men detailed as such, to be computed upon the gross amount of the compensation received by them, and employees, male and female, in the Executive mansion, and in any of the following named departments, or any
or division thereof, to wit: Stače, Treasury, War, Navy, Interior, Post Office, Attorney General, Agricultural, and including civil officers, and temporary and all other clerks and employees, male and female, in the offices of the Coast Survey, Naval Observatory, navy yard, arsenal, aymaster General, including the division of referred claims, Commissary General of Prisoners, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abancloned Lands, Quartermaster's, Capitol and Treasury extension, city post office, and Commissioner of Public Buildings, to the photographer and assistant photographer of the Treasury Department, to the superintendent of meters, and to lamplighters under the Comniissioner of Public Buildings, an additional compensation of twenty per centun on their respective salaries as fixed by law, or, where n10 salary is fixed by law, upon their
pay, respectively, for one year from and after the the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-six; but when any of said
is or shall be only entitled to eceive salary or pay for a part of said year, the said twenty per centum shall be computed on the amount such persons is so en'itled to receive for services in any or all of said <kepartments or offices within said year: Proriiled, That the above-named
additional compensation to the employees of the Patent Office shall I paid out of the funds of said office: Provided further, That this resol tion shall not apply to persons whose salaries as fixed by law exce three thousand five hundred dollars per annum.
SEC. 2. And be it further resolved, That all acts or parts of acts he tofore passed authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to apportion distribute among the clerks of his Department any sum of money way of additional pay or compensation are hereby repealed.
Approved, February 28, 1867.
E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant Gene
Assistant Adjutant General