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annual salary of $25,000, payable quarterly in advance, to commence on the twenty-second day of February, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, the time at which he entered upon the duties of his office.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That until a suitable Executive Mansion shall be provided for the President, the rent of one suited to the purpose shall be paid by the Government.

Approved April. 2, 1862.

AN ACT making appropriations for the support of the Government from April first to the thirtieth of November, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and for objects hereinafter expressed.

The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the Government from April first to November thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and for the objects hereafter expressed:

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War Department. -For the pay of officers and privates of the Army, volunteers and militia, in the public service of the Confederate States; and for Quartermaster's supplies of all kinds, transportation and other necessary expense, $155,000,000.

For the purchase of subsistence stores and commissary property, $29,000,000.

For the Ordnance service in all its branches, $11,000,000.

For the Engineer service, $1,800,000.

For the surgical and medical supplies of the Army, $2,400,000.

For contingent expense of the Adjutant and Inspector General's Department, including office furniture, stationery, blanks, record books, &c., $10,000.

For incidental and contingent expenses of the Army, and of the Department of War, $200,000.

For floating defenses of the Western waters, $500,000, in accordance with the letter of the President of March 24, 1862, to be expended by the Secretary of War.

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Approved April 3, 1862.

AN ACT to amend an act approved May 10, 1862, entitled "An act to amend an act to provide for the public defense," approved March 6, 1862.

The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That the act approved May 10, 1861, entitled an act to amend an act to provide for the public defense, approved March 6, 1861, be, and the same is hereby so amended as to apply also to companies received into service for duty as heavy artillery.

SEC. 2. The provisions of this act and of the act of May 10, 1861, shall extend to all companies of light and heavy artillery, which are now in, or may be hereafter received into the service, and all acts or parts of acts in conflict therewith are hereby repealed.

Approved April 3, 1862.