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GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, March 16, 1867.

No. 19.

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

each case.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General.

OFFICIAL:

Assistant Adjutant General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
No. 20.

Washington, March 18, 1867. The following Resolution of Congress is published for the information and government of all concerned:

[PUBLIC RESOLUTION_No. 20.] JOINT RESOLUTION giving additional compensation to certain employees in the

civil service of the government at Washington. Be it resulved liy the Senate and House of Representatives of the Uniteil States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be allowed and paid, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. to the following described persons, now employed in the civil service of the United States at Washington, as follows: To civil officers, temporary and all other clerks, messengers and watchmen, including enlisted men detailed as such, to be computed upon the gross amount of the compensation received by them, and employees, male and female, in the Executtive mansion, and in any of the following named departments, or any burcan or division thereof

, to wit: Sta:e, 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, l'aymaster General, including the division of referred claims, Commissary General of Prisoners, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, Quartermaster's, Capitol and Treasury extension, city post ofice

, and Commissioner of Public Buildings, to the photographer and assistant photographer of the Treasury Department, to the superintendht of meters, and to lamplighters under the Commissioner of Public

an additional compensation of twenty per centun on their respective salaries as fixed by law, or, where no 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 persons is or shall be only entitled to receive 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

or offices within said year: Provided, That the above-named

Buildings,

departments

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additional compensation to the employees of the Patent Office shall be paid out of the funds of said office: Provided further, That this resolution shall not apply to persons whose salaries as fixed by law exceed three thousand five hundred dollars per annum.

SEC. 2. And be it further resolved, That all acts or parts of acts heretofore passed authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to apportion or distribute among the clerks of his Department any sum of money by way of additional pay or compensation are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 28, 1867.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant Generale

OFFICIAL:

Assistant Adjutant General

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