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For the consul at Liverpool, six thousand dollars. For salaries of consuls, vice-consuls, commercial agents, and thirteen suls, vice-consuls, consular clerks, three hundred and four thousand six hundred dollars, namely:
CLASS I.-At $4,000 per annum.
CLASS II.-At $3,500 per annum.
CHINA.-FOOChow; Hankow; Canton; Amoy; Tien-Tsin; Chin-Kiang;
CLASS III.-At $3,000 per annum.
GREAT BRITAIN.-Manchester; Glasgow; Bradford; Demerara.
UNITED STATES OF COLOMBIA.-Panama; Colon (Aspinwall).
ARGENTINE REPUBLIC.-Buenos Ayres.
BARBARY STATES.-Tripoli; Tunis; Tangier.
JAPAN.-Nagasaki; Osaka and Hiogo.
CLASS IV.-At $2,500 per annum.
GREAT BRITAIN.-Singapore; Tunstall; Birmingham; Sheffield; Belfast.
SPANISH DOMINIONS.-Cienfuegos; Santiago de Cuba.
DANISH DOMINIONS.-Saint Thomas.
GERMANY.-Hamburg; Bremen; Dresden.
CLASS V.-At $2,000 per annum.
GREAT BRITAIN.-Cork; Dublin; Leeds; Dundee; Leith; Torouto;
SPANISH DOMINIONS.-San Juan (Porto Rico).
DOMINION OF THE NETHERLANDS.—Rotterdam.
GERMANY.-Sonneberg; Nuremberg; Barmen; Cologne; Chemnitz;
AUSTRIA HUNGARY.-Trieste; Prague.
TURKISH DOMINIONS.-Beirut; Smyrna.
CLASS VI.-At $1,500 per annum.
GREAT BRITAIN.-Bristol; New Castle; Auckland; Gibraltar; Cape
FRENCH DOMINIONS-Nice; Martinique.
SPANISH DOMINIONS.-Cadiz; Malaga; Barcelona.
NOTE.-See note at bottom of page 397.
- of commercial agents.
ITALY.-Genoa; Naples; Leghorn; Florence; Palermo; Messina.
SAN DOMINGO.-San Domingo.
CLASS VII.-At $1,000 per annum.
GREAT BRITAIN.-Ceylon; Gaspe Basin; Southampton; Windsor (Nova Scotia).
PORTUGUESE DOMINIONS.-Santiago (Cape Verde Islands).
FRIENDLY AND NAVIGATOR'S ISLANDS.-Apia.
SCHEDULE C. ·
- of clerks to consulates.
R. S., § 1704. 1878, June 4, ch. 155.
1881, Feb., ch.
For allowance for clerks at consulates, forty-two thousand six hundred dollars, as follows:
For the consul-general at Havana and the consul at Liverpool, each a sum not exceeding the rate of three thousand dollars for any one year; and to the consuls-general at London, Paris, and Shanghai, each a sum not exceeding the rate of two thousand dollars for any one year; to the consuls-general at Berlin, Vienna, Frankfort, and Montreal, and to the consuls at Hamburg, Bremen, Leipsic, Lyons, Manchester, Hong-Kong, Ottawa, Belfast, Birmingham, Bradford, Chemnitz, Sheffield, Sonneberg, Dresden, Havre, Marseilles, Rio de Janeiro, Nuremberg, Leith, Sirgapore, Stuttgart, Mannheim, and Tunstall, each a sum not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars for any one year:
Provided, That the total sum expended in any one year shall not expended in one year ceed the amount herein appropriated.
not to exceed
Fees for shipping For expenses of shipping and discharging seamen at Liverpool, Lonand discharging don, Cardiff, Belfast, and Hamburg, to be allotted as may seem proper seamen at certain to the Secretary of State, six thousand dollars:
foreign ports to be
paid into Treasury.
Provided, That the fees collected at these ports for shipping and dis
1878, June 4, ch. charging seamen shall be paid into the Treasury as required by law.
President to re
vise tariff of consular fees.
And the President is requested to revise the tariff of consular fees and prescribe such rates as will make them conform, as nearly as may be, to the fees charged by other commercial nations for similar services. For salaries of the interpreters to the following consulates: at Shang- Salaries of interhai, two thousand dollars, and at Tien-Tsin, Foochow, and Kanagawa, preters in China, Japan, and Siam. at one thousand five hundred dollars each, six thousand five hundred dollars.
For salaries of the interpreters to the consulates at Hankow, Amoy, Canton, and Hong-Kong, at seven hundred and fifty dollars each, three thousand dollars.
For salaries of the interpreters to twelve other consulates in China, Japan, and Siam, at five hundred dollars each, six thousand dollars. For consular officers not citizens of the United States, three thousand of consular offidollars.
cers who are not citizens.
of marshals in Japan, China, Siam, and Turkey.
For salaries of the marshals for the consular courts in Japan and China, Siam, and Turkey, including loss by exchange, seven thousand dollars. For interpreters, guards, and other expenses at the consulates at at some other Constantinople, Smyrna, Cairo, Jerusalem, and Beirut, in the Turkish places. dominions, three thousand dollars.
Consuls to make And it shall be the duty of consuls to make to the Secretary of State a quarterly statequarterly statement of exports from, and imports to, the different places ment of exports to which they are accredited, giving, as near as may be, the market and imports, with price of the various articles of exports and imports, the duty and port market price of archarges, if any, on articles imported and exported, together with such R. S., § 1712. general information as they may be able to obtain as to how, where, and 1878, June 4, ch. through what channels a market may be opened for American products 155. and manufactures.
agents to transmit
In addition to the duties now imposed by law, it shall be the duty of Commercial consuls and commercial agents of the United States, annually, to pro- information as to cure and transmit to the Department of State, as far as practicable, in- rates of wages. formation respecting the rate of wages paid for skilled and unskilled labor within their respective jurisdictions.
For salaries and expenses of the United States and Spanish Claims- Salaries of SpanCommission, namely: For commissioner, three thousand dollars; for coun- ish Claims Comsel, three thousand dollars; for secretary, nine hundred dollars; for messenger, three hundred dollars;
Salaries here pro
And the salaries provided in this act for the officers within named respectively shall be in full for the annual salaries thereof from and after vided to be in full after July 1, 1879, the first day of July, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine; and all laws and repeal of laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby in conflict thererepealed. * [January 27, 1879.]
AN ACT DEFINING THE MANNER IN WHICH CERTAIN LAND-SCRIP MAY BE ASSIGNED AND
Jan. 28, 1879.
20 Stat. L., 274.
[SECTION 1], That whenever, in cases prosecuted under the acts of Congress of June twenty second, eighteen hundred and sixty, March claims in Florida, second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and the first section of the Missouri; when act of June tenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, providing for the recognized by Suadjustment of private land-claims in the States of Florida, Louisiana preme Court; cer,
tificates for, how and Missouri, the validity of the claim has been, or shall be hereafter, recognized by the Supreme Court of the United States, and the court has decreed that the plaintiff or plaintiffs is or are entitled to enter a certain number of acres upon the public lands of the United States, subject to private entry at one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, or to (17 receive certificate of location for as much of the land the title to which
1860, ch. 188 (12 Stat. L., 85). 1867, ch. 184 (14 Stat. L., 544). 1872, ch. 421 Stat. L., 378).
Certificates may be subdivided.
has been established as has been disposed of by the United States, certificate of location shall be issued by the Commissioner of the General Land Office attested by the seal of said office, to be located as provided for in the sixth section of the aforesaid act of Congress of June twentysecond, eighteen hundred and sixty, or applied according to the provisions of the second section of this act;
And said certificate of location or scrip shall be subdivided according to the request of the confirmee or confirmees, and, as nearly as practicable, in conformity with the legal divisions and subdivisions of the public lands of the United States, and shall be, and are hereby declared to —are assignable. be, assignable by deed or instrument of writing, according to the form and pursuant to regulations prescribed by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, so as to vest the assignee with all the rights of the original owners of the scrip, including the right to locate the scrip in his own name.
- receivable for
SEC 2. That such scrip shall be received from actual settlers only in pre-emption and payment of pre-emption claims or in commutation of homestead claims, homestead claims. in the same manner and to the same extent as is now authorized by law in the case of military bounty-land warrants.
-location, and patent for.
Provisions applicable to indemnity
certificates under act of 1858, ch. 81 (11 Stat. L., 294).
SEC. 3. That the register of the proper land-office, upon any such certificate being located, shall issue, in the name of the party making the location, a certificate of entry, upon which, if it shall appear to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of the General Land Office that such certificate has been fairly obtained, according to the true intent and meaning of this act, a patent shall issue, as in other cases, in the name of the locator or his legal representative.
SEC 4. That the provisions of this act respecting the assignment and patenting of scrip and its application to pre-emption and homestead claims shall apply to the indemnity certificates of location provided for by the act of the second of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, entitled "An act to provide for the location of certain confirmed private land-claims in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes." [January 28, 1879.]
Jan. 29, 1879.
20 Stat. L., 276.
Detail of com
AN ACT TO REPEAL SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-THREE OF THE REVISED
Be it enacted, &c., That section twelve hundred and thirty-three of the pany cooks in Army Revised Statutes be, and the same is hereby, repealed. [January 29, abolished; repealing R. S., § 1233. 1879.]
AN ACT SUBJECTING THE FORT WAYNE MILITARY RESERVATION IN THE STATE OF
Jan. 30, 1879.
20 Stat. L., 276.
1. Lands of Fort Wayne reservation subject to
2. Instructions to be issued by Commissioner.
[SECTION 1], That all the lands embracedi n the Fort Wayne military subject to entry, reservation in the State of Arkansas be, and the same are hereby, R. S., §§ 2257- opened and made subject to entry as other public lands in said State
under existing laws:
Provided, That all persons owning improvements on said reservation at the time of the passage of this act shall have a prior right to enter the same at any time within six months after this act goes into effect.
SEC. 2. That the Commissioner of the General Land Office be, and hereby is, authorized to issue the instructions necessary to carry the be issued by Comprovisions of this act into effect. [January 30, 1879.]
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION NINE HUNDRED AND NINETY-THREE OF THE REVISED
Jan. 31, 1879.
20 Stat. L., 277.
Be it enacted, &c., That section nine hundred and ninety-three (1) of In District of Cothe Revised Statutes of the United States relating to the District of lumbia the 22d of Columbia be, and the same hereby is, amended by adding to the days holiday. February to be a therein declared to be holidays within the District the twenty-second R. S. of Dist. day of February; and such day shall be a holiday for all the purposes mentioned in said section: Provided, That this act shall not apply to the twenty-second day of February, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine. [January 31, 1879.]
NOTE.-(1) The section of the Revised Statutes of the District of Columbia, here referred to, is as
And all notes, drafts, checks, or other commercial or negotiable paper falling due or maturing on
Col., § 993.
Other holidays; New Year's Day, Fourth of July, Christmas, Public Fast and Thanksgiving Day.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE REVISED STATUTES OF THE UNITED STATES RELATING TO THE
1. In proceedings to restore lost or destroyed records of courts; notice, how served on non-residents.
2. certified copies of official papers on file in any department may be filed in court, and have same force as original, in cases where United States are parties, and judgment, &c., may issue thereon.
Be it enacted, &c.
[SECTION 1], That section nine hundred and two of the Revised Statutes of the United States is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
Jan. 31, 1879.
20 Stat. L., 277.
In proceedings to restore lost or destroyed records In any proceedings in conformity with law to restore the records of of courts; notice, any court of the United States which have been or may be hereafter lost how served on nonor destroyed, the notice required may be served on any non-resident of residents. the district in which such court is held anywhere within the jurisdiction of the United States, or in any foreign country; the proof of service of such notice, if made in a foreign country, to be certified by a minister or consul of the United States in such country, under his official seal. SEC. 2. That section nine hundred and three of said Revised Statutes is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
A certified copy of the official return, or any other official paper of the United States attorney, marshal, or clerk, or other certifying or record
-certified copies of official papers on file in any Department may be filed in court and