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GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

(NOVEMBER 30, 1848.)

THE EXECUTIVE. JAMES K. POLK* of Tennessee, President of the United States......Salary $25,000 GEORGE M. DALLASt of Pennsylvania, Vice-President........ 1 5,000

THE CABINET. JAMES BUCHANAN of Pennsylvania, Secretary of State...........Salary $6,000 ROBERT J. WALKER of Mississippi, Secretary of the Treasury.... " 6,000 WILLIAM L. MARCY of New York, Secretary of War....

6,000 JOHN Y. MASON of Virginia, Secretary of the Navy.............

6,000 ISAAC TOUCEY of Connecticut, Attorney-General.....

4,000 CAVE JOHNSON of Tennessee, Postmaster-General............... " 6,000

K. Sebind........ Tentors, deky Milead. Governor

X X X th CONGRESS. Assembled Dec. 6, 1847; Expires March 3, 1849; The 2d Session commenced, Monday, Dec. 4, 1848.

SENATE..

GEORGE M. DALLAS of Pennsylvania, President. Whigs in Italics ; Locos in Roman; Free Soil in SMALL CAPs. Before each Senator's name is ihe year when his term closes, and after his name the State in which he was born, where known. The wages paid to each Senator who attended, was $2,021 for the first, and $696 for the second session of the XXIXth Congress.) ALABAMA.

IOWA.

NEW-HAMPSHIRE.
Terin expires.
Native State. Term expires.
Native State. Terin expires.

Native State. 1849.. Wm. Rufus King...... [New State. First Senators.] 1849.. Charles G. Atherton..N.H. 1853..Benjamin Fitzpatrick..

KENTUCKY.

1853..JOHN P. HALE........NH. Arthur P. Bagby, late Senator 1849.. Thomas Metcalf....... Mileage, 2 Senators, previous (native of Va.) sent Minister to 1853. Joseph R. Underwood... Va. Congress, $864 and S--: Moses Russia; outfit $9.000; salary $9,- Mr. Metcalf succeeds Mr. Norris, Jr.is elected for six years 000. Mileage of two Senators, Crittenden, elected Governor of from March 3, 1849. XXIXth Cong. $1,744 and $1,920. Kentucky. Mileage, two Sena

NEW-JERSEY.
ARKANSAS.

tors, XXIXth Cong. $1,280 each. 1851.. William L. Dayton....NJ. 1849.. Solon Borland........Ten.

LOUISIANA.

1853..Jacob W. Miller........NJ. 1853.. W. K. Sebastian...... Ten. 1849..Henry Johnson .......

Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth Ambrose H. Sevier, late Sena- 1853. .Solomon U. Downs.. Ten. Congress, $329 and $451. tor (native of Ten.) sent Commis- Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth

NEW-YORK sioner to Mexico; salary and outfit Cong. $3,766 and $4,149. Pierre 1849..JOHN A. Dix..........NH. $18,000. Mileage of two Senators, Soulé, (France,) elected for six 1851. Daniel S. Dickinson... Con. XXIXth Cony. $3,520 and $3,400. years from 3d March, 1849.

General Dix was the Free Soil CONNECTICUT.

MAINE.

candidate for Governor of New1849. .John M. Niles......... Con. 1851..Hannibal Hamlin......Me. York. Mileage, 2 Senators, last 1851..Roger S. Baldwin...... Con. 1853.James W. Bradbury...Me. Congress, $640 and $921. Mileage of two Senators, last Mr. Hamlin succeeds the late

NORTH CAROLINA. Congress, $600 and $640.

Mr. Fairfield. Mileage, 2 Sena- 1849.. George E. Badger......NC DELAWARE.

tors, last Cong. $960 and $1,088.) (1853.. Willie P. Mangum.....N C. 1851..John M. Clayton.......Del.

MARYLAND.

| Mileage, 2 Senators, last Con1853. . Presley Spruance.......Del. 1849..James A. Pearce........ Va.Igress, $460 and $512 . Mileage-2 Senators, last Cong. 1851..Reverdy Johnson........Md.

OHIO. $192 each.

Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth 1849..William Allen........NC. FLORIDA.

Congress, $67 and $208. Pearce 1851.. Thomas Corwin........ Ky. 1849..Jas. D. Westcott, Jr...N.J. is reelected for six years from 3d Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth 1851. . David Levy Yulee....W.I. March, 1849.

Congress, $766 and $1,146. A Mileage-2 Senators, last Cong.

MASSACHUSETTS. Whig Senator will probably suc$1,863 and $2,381. A Whig Senator 1851.. Daniel Webster........N.H. ceed Allen, for six years from will probably succeed Westcott. 1853..John Davis............. Ms. March 3, 1849. GEORGIA. Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth

PENNSYLVANIA. 1849..Herschell V. Johnson.. Ga. Congress, $704 and $848.

1849.. Simon Cameron........Pa. 1858. .John McP. Berrien.....N.J.

MICHIGAN.

1851.. Daniel Sturgeon........Pa. Mileage, two Senators, last 1851. Thomas Fitzgerald.... Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth Congress, $1,664 and $1,316. Wm. 1853. .Alpheus Felch, ... ..Vt. Congress, $268 and $480. A Whig C. Dawson is elected for six years Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth Senator will probably succeed from 4th of March, 1849.

Congress, $1,729 and $1,863. Cameron, after 3d March, 1849.
ILLINOIS.
MISSISSIPPI.

RHODE ISLAND. 1849. . Sidney Breese........N.Y. 1851..Jefferson Davis........Ky 1851. . Albert C. Greene.......R.I. 1853. Stephen A. Douglass. IN.Y. 1853..Henry Stuart Foote.... 1853..John H. Clarke.........R.I.

Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth Congress, $2,672 and $2,712. Congress, $3,328 and $3,488. Congress, $720 each. INDIANA.

MISSOURI.

SOUTH CAROLINA. 1849. . Edward A. Hannegan...0. 1849..David R. Atchison..... Ky. 1849..A. P. Butler...........S.C. 1851 ... Jesse D. Bright........Ky. 1851.. Thomas H. Benton....N.C. 1853. .John C. Calhoun......SC

Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXih Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth Mileage, 2 Senators, former Congress, $2,563 and $1,489. Congress, $2,672 and $3,392. Congress, $1,128 and $1,476 * A native of North Carolina.

| A native of Pennsylvania. But entered in Blue-Book, 1845 as a native of Vermont.

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TENNESSEE.
TEXAS-(Continued.) 1

VIRGINIA.
Term expires.
Native State. Term expires.
Native State. Term expires

Native State 1851..Hopkins L. Turney... Ten.session, $2,496, or $1,992 for his 1851..James M. Mason...... Va. 1853. .John Bell..............Ten. traveling charges during a Cong./1853..R.M.T. Hunter........Va.

[Mileage, 2 Senators, former Mr. Rusk, $4,694 for 2 sessions. [Mileage, 2 Senators, XXIXth Congress, $1,586 and $1,736.

VERMONT.

Congress, $264 and $358.
TEXAS.
1849.. William Upham........Ms.

WISCONSIN.
1851.. Thomas J. Rusk....... 1851.. Samuel s. Phelps...... Con 1849.. Isaac P Walker.....
1853.. Samuel Houston...... Ten. Mileage, 2 Senators, former 1851..Henry Dodge........
Mileage--Samuel Houston per Congress, $848 and $960.1

[Mileage—not known.)

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

ROBERT C. WINTHROP of Massachusetts, Speaker. Whigs in Italics : Locos in Roman; Natives in SMALL CAPS. After each member's name is placed that of his native state or country. In the XXIXth Congress, every member, eighteen excepted, received for wages $2,024, during the first session, and $696 for wages, were paid to those present during the second session. Speaker Davis's wages, during both sessions, amounted to $1,918 and $1,392.

Each member of Congress receives $8 for every twenty miles he travels between Washington and his own residence, both coming and going. The mileage paid to a number of the members of the XXIXth Congress is stated below, and those conversant with the routes, can judge whether the compensation is an equitable one.

Speaker Winthrop was elected on the third ballot, thus: Members present 218; for Winthrop
110; Boyd 64; McClelland 14; McClernand 8; others 22.]
ALABAMA.
ILLINOIS (Continued )

MAINE-(Continued.) Dist. Members. Native State. Dist. Members. Native State. Dist. Members. Native State 1. John Gaule.................... Ala. Mileage--Hoge 2 sess. $3,084; 3..Hiram Belcher...........Me. 2.. Henry W. Hilliard.......N.C.Douglass 2 sess. $2,564; Went- 4..Franklin Clark..........Me. 3..Sampson W. Harris .....Ga. worth, each session. $1,445. Mc 5.. Ephraim K. Smart....... Me. 4.. William M. Inge........N.C. Clernand, Wentworth and Rich- 6..James S. Wiley..........Me.

6.W.R. W. Cobb........, Ten. gress, with-1. Wm. H. Bissell ;l Mileage each session-Ham7. F. W. Bowdon..........S.C. 3. T.R. Young; 6. Edward D. lin $575. (Elected to XXXIst

Mileage-Dargin 2 sess. $2,063; Baker ; 7. Thos. L. Harris. Congress-1. Elbridge Gerry; 2. Chapman 2 do. $2,080.

INDIANA.

N. S. Littlefield ; 3. John Olis: 4. 1..Elisha Embree............ ARKANSAS.

R. K. Goodenow ; 5.C Sawtelle; 6. Robert W. Johnson...... Ky. 2.. Thomas J. Henley........la.

l aries stetson; 7. Thos. J. FulMileage--Yell one ses. $1,708. 3..John L. Robinson.........la.ller; all new members.) Johnson is elected to the XXXIst 4.. Caleb B. Smith ..........Ms.

MARYLAND. Congress.

5. William W. Wick........ Pa. 1..John G. Chapman........Md CONNECTICUT.

6. George G. Dunn.......... Ky. 2..J. Dixon Roman..........Md 1..James Diron.............C

7. Richard W. Thompson.... Va. 3..T. Watkins Ligon........ Va 2.. Samuel 1. Hubbard...... Con. 8..John Pettit...... ........N.Y. 4.. Robert M. McLane...... Del 3. John A. Rockwell.. . ..Con. 9..Chas. W. Cathcart..Madeira. 5..Alerander Evans.........MA 4 Truman Smith .......... Con. 10.. William Rockhill........N.J.] 6..John W. Crisfield........M . MileageDixon 1 ses. $300. Mileage-Cathcart 1 ses. $1,-1 Mileage each session--Ligon

1456; Owen, each ses. $893. $36; Perry $184. DELAWARE. John Il. Houston, ........Del.

10WA.

MASSACHUSETTS. Mileage-ses. $160.

1.. William Thompson.......Pa. 1..Robert C. Winthrop... ...Ms.

2..Shepherd Lettler........-- 2.. Daniel P. King..... FLORIDA.

Mileage per session--Dodge 3.. Amos Abbott............ Edward C. Cabell........Va.

& $1,351; Letller $1,1140. Thomp- 4..John G. Palfrey.......... Mileage-Brockenborough per

son and Leffler are elected to 5.. Charles Hudson... ses. $911.- Cabell is reëlected. XXXIst Congress.

6.. George Ashmun. GEORGIA.

KENTUCKY.

7..Julius Rockwell... 1.. Thomas B. King.........Ms.

1.. Linn Bovd.............. Ten. 8. Horace Mann............ MS. 2. . Alfred Iverson...........Ga. 2..Samuel 0. Peyton........ Ky. 9.. Artemas Hale.............Ms 3..John IV. Jones............Md.

3..Beverly L. Clark........Va. 10. .Joseph Grinnell...........MS 4.. Hugh A. Haralson....... Ga.

4..Aylett Buckner.......... Mann succeeded John Quincs 5..John H. Lumpkin....... 5..John B. Thompson........

Adams. Mileage each session6..Howell Cobb............G

6.. Green Adams.............

V.Winthrop $366. 7..Alerander H. Stephens....Ga. 7..Garnett Duncan..........

MICHIGAN. 8. Robert Toombs...........Ga.

8.. Charles S. Morehead......

K 1.. Robert McClelland...... la Mileage--Jones 2d ses. $787;

9.. Richard French.......... Ky. 2.. Charles E. Stuart.......N.Y. Toombs 2012.-Members of the 10..John P. Gaincs...........

3. . Kinsley S. Bingham....NY. XXXIst Cong. King, Haralson,

on, Mileage each session--B Mileage each session--ChipCobb, Stephens, Toombs, reölected $1,040; Trumbo. $572.

man $963. with-2. M. J. Welborn; 3. Al

LOUISIANA.

MISSISSIPPI. len F. Owen ; 5. Thos. C. Hackett. 1.. Emile La Sere..........

-1..Jacob Thompson.......N.C. ILLINOIS. 2..B. G. Thibodeaur.........

| 2..W. S. Featherston ..... Ten! 1.. Robert Smith...........N.H. 3..J.M. Harmanson.........

| 3.. Patrick W. Tompkins.....ky. 2..John A. McClernand..... Ill. 4..Isaac E. Morse...........La. 4.. Albert G. Brown........ 3. Orlando B. Ficklin....... Kyl Mileage each ses.HarmanL Mileage each session-Roberts 4..John Wentworth.......N.H. son $1,840; Thibodeaux $1.914. $1,600 : Adams, (20 ses.) $1,100; 5.. Wm. A. Richardson...... Ky.

MAINE.

Jefferson Davis, (ea, ses.) $1,12) 6.. Thomas J. Turner......Ohio. 1..Dayid Hammons........Me.

MISSOURI, 7.. Abraham Lincoln......... Ky. 2.. Asa W. H. Clapp........Me.l 1..James B. Bowlin........

Pa

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MISSOURI-(Continued.)

OHIO.

RHODE ISLAND. Dist. Members. Native State. Dist. Members. Native State. Dist. Members. Native State. 2..John Jameson............ Ky. 1..James J. Faran...........0. 1.. Robert B. Cranston......R.I. 3..James S. Green....... 2..David Fisher.....

2. .Benjamin B. Thurston...R.I. 4.. Willard P. Hall. ...Va. 3.. Robert C. Schenck.........

Mileage each session-Cran5. .John S. Phelps...... ....Con. 4.. Richard s. Canby.........0.

ston $3-14. Mileage, 2 sessions--Sims $2,- 5.. William Sawyer......... 804; Relfe $2,443. (Elected to 6..Rodolphus Dickinson.....Ms.

SOUTH CAROLINA. XXXIst Congress-2. Wm. V./ 7..Jonathan D. Morris.......

| 1.. Daniel Wallace........ Bay; Bowlin, Green, Hall and 8..John L. Taylor..

2. Richard F. Simpson.....S. Phelps, are reëlected.)

| 9.. Thomas (). Edwards......M a. 3..Joseph A. Woodward...S.O NEW-HAMPSHIRE. 10.. Daniel Duncan...........Pa.

4..11..John K. Miller............0.

5. .Armistead Burt......... 1..Amos Tuck (Free Sail)...Me.

Mi) 6..Isaac E. Holmes........S.C. 2.. Charles H. Peaslee...NL 12.. Samuel Flinton... 3..James I Vilson...........N.H.

NH 13.. Thomas Richey..........Pa. 7..R. Barnwell Rheit...... S.C. 4..James H. Johnson......N.H.119

14.. Nathan Frans.............0. Mileage each session-Simp

15.. William Kemon, Jr..Ireland. sou $650; Rhett $519. Wallace, Mileage each sess.--Moulton $422.

16..Jolin D. Cummins........Pa. Woodward, Burt and Holmes, NEW-JERSEY.

17..George Fries............ Pa. are elected to next Congress, the 1..James G. Hampion.......

18..Samuel Lam............ Md. latter as a supporter of General 2.. William A. Newell......Ohio.

19..John Crowell ...........Cou. Tavlor; also, 2. James L. Orr; 3. Joseph E. Edsall......... Vt.

20..Joshua R. Giddings........Pa. 4. John McQueen; 7. Win. F. 4..John Van Dyke......

121..Joseph M. Root..........N.Y. Colcock. 5..Dudley S. Gregory....... | Milenre each session-Faran

TENNESSEE. Mileage each session-Hamp- 9585; Giddings and Sawyer, each 1.. Andrew Johnson.... ton $139. $680.

2.. William M. Cocke....... Ten, NEW-YORK.

The present members for Dists. .. John H. Crozier... 1..Frederick W. Lord.....Con. 3, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 19, 20 and 21, 4..H. L. W. Hill... 2..Henry C. Murphy......N.Y. are elected to XXXist Congress. 5..George W. Jones........ Va. 3.. Henry Nicoll...........N.Y.JAlso, 1. David T. Disney; 2. L | 6..James H. Thomas......N.C. 4.. William B, Maclay.....N.Y. D. Campbell ; 4. Moses B. Corwin ; 7.. Meredith P. Gentry......N.C. 5. Frederick A. Tallmadge.. Con. 5. Emery D. Potter; 9. Edson B | 8..Washington Barrow.... Ten. 6. Horace Greeley .........N.H. Olds; 10. Charles Sweetzer; 13. 9..Lucien B. Chase..........VI. 7. William Nelson..........N.Y.JW. A. Whittlesey; 15. IV m. F./10..Frederick P. Stanton....S.C. 8.. Cornelius Warren.......N.Y. Hunter; 16. Moses Hoagland; 17. 11.. William T. Haskeil......Ten. o Danuel R. St. John.... Con. Joseph Cable ; 18. David K. Mileage each session_Gentiv 10.. Eliakim Sherrill. ..N.Y. Carter.

$812; Brown $1,076; Stanton 11.. Peter H. Sylvester ...... 12.. Gideon 0, Reynolds ......NY.

$1,100.

PENNSYLVANIA. 13..John I. Slingerland......NYJ .. 1.. LEWIS C. LEVIN........S.C.

TEXAS. 14.. Orlando Kellogg .........N.Y.

2..Joseph R. Ingersoll........Pa. 1.. David S. Kaufinan....... Pa. 15. . Sidney Lawrence........ Vt.

vil 3..Charles Brown...........Pa. 2.. Timothy Pillsbury.......Ms. 16.. Hugh White.............N.Y.

4.. Charles J. Ingersoll......Pa.

| Mileage each session-Pills17.. George Petrie..........N.Y.

5..John Freedly ............P

bury $2,267; Kaufman, 2 sessions, 18..Joseph Mullen ........ Ireland.

6..Samuel A. Bridges......

$2,028 and $2,291. 19., William Collins.........N.Y.

7.. Abraham R. Mcllvaine....Pa. 20. Timothy Jenkins.........Ms. 8..John Strohm...... ........P

VERMONT. 21..G. A. Starkweather..... Con..9..Wiliam Strong.........Co

1.. William Henry..........N.FI. 29. Ausburn Birdsall. NY J10..Richard Brodhead.......Pa.

a. 2..Jacob Collamer..........N.Y. 23.. William Duer..

11.. Chester Butler.... ........Pa. 3.. George P. Marsh.......... Vt. 24..Daniel Gott........... n 12.. David Wilmot....

4..Lucius B. Peck........... Vt. 25..Harman S. Conger....

13..James Pollock.....

14.. George N. Eckert.. 26.. William T. Lawrence....N.

| Mileage each Pa.

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$432. 27., Esbon Blackmar ...

Pa.

Wm. Henry elected to the 15.. Henry Nes.........

XXXIst Congress, 1st District; 28..Elias B. Holmes...... ...Vt. V 16..Jasper E. Brady..

Pa.

3. Marsh, reëlected ; 4. Peck,do. 29.. Robert L. Rose...... .N.Y.J

Y: 17..John Blanchard... .....Vt. 30..David Rumscy...... NY 118.. Andrew Stewart.. ......Pa.

VIRGINIA. 31..Dudley Marvin... ..Con./19..Job Mann.......

Pa. 1..Archibald Atkinson......Va. 32..Nathan K. Hall.......

20..John Dickey....... .......Pa. 2.. Richard K. Meade........ 33.. Harrey Putnam......

21..Moses Hampton... ......Pa. 3.. Thomas S. Flournoy...... 34.. Washington Hunt.......N

22..John W. Farrelly.........P 4.. Thomas S. Bocock.

23..James Thompson........P VIth Dist.-Horace Greeley

5.. William L. Goggin.... 24.. Alexander Irvin..........Pa. 6..John M. Botts........... was elected, vice D. S. Jackson, declared unduly returned.

| Mileage each session-Ramsayl 7..Thomas H. Bayly...... XXVIIth Dist. E. Blackmar. I $100; Ingersoll $110; Thompson 8..Robert T. L. Beale do., vice J. M. Holley, deceased. $628; Wilmot $312.

9..John S. Pendleton... Mileage--Lawrence $188; King, The present members for Dists.

10..Henry Bedinger........ $480 ; Strong $512; Smith $522. 1, 5, 9, 11, 12, 15, 19, 21 and 23,

11..James McDowell....... NORTH CAROLINA. are elected to XXXIst Congress.

12.. William B. Preston.......

S:13.. Andrew S. Fulton......... 1.. Thomas M. Clingman....N.C. -Also, 2. Joseph R. Chandler ; 3. 2..Nathaniel Boyden......... Ms. Henry D. Moore; 4. John Rob-4

1:14. Robert A. Thompson..... 3.. Daniel M. Barringer....N.C.bins, Jr (contested ;) 6. Thomas 15

J15.. William G. Brown....... Va. 4.. Augustine H. Shepperd..N.C. Ross; 7. Jesse C. Dickey : 8. Thad- Mileage each session-Hunter 5. .Abram W. Venable......Ky. deus Stevens ; 10. M. M. Dimmick; $80; Brown $264; Hopkins $369. 6..James J. McKay .......N.C. 13 Joseph W. Cascy; 14. Charles 7..John R. J. Daniel.......N.C.W. Pitman ; 16. Jas. X. McLana

WISCONSIN. 8.. Richard 8. Donnell......N.C. ghan ; 17. Samuel Calvin ; 18. An

1.. William Pitt Lynde...... 9..:David Outlaw...........N.C.drew Jackson Ogle; 20. Robert R

+ R 2..Mason C. Darling ......

2..Mason C. D Mileage each session-Boggs Reed; 22. John W. Howe; 24. Al- Mileage per session--Martin $218; Graham $400. Ifred Gilmore.

|(20) $1,500.

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OFFICERS OF THE SENATE.-Asbury Dickens, cies of Congress : viz, to Ritchie & Co. $26.839: to N.C. Secretary, $3,000; Lewis H. Machen, Md. others, $11,300; books to members, &c. $141,100. Chief Clerk, $1,800; R. Beale, Va. Sergeant-at- This statement exhibits an expenditure of $1,Arms and Door-keeper, $1,500; and twelve others. 684,869, per Congress, or $842,434 average, per OFFICERS, &c. OF THE HOUSE.-Thomas Jeffer

session-being for wages, $758,416; mileage of

upward of 300 Congressmen, $355,787: salaries son Campbell, Tenn. Clerk, $3,000; Daniel Gold, N.Y. Chiet Clerk of office, $1,800; eight clerks at

of officers, $40,918; contingencies or casual re$1,500; Nathan Sargent, Sergeant-at-Arms, $1,

quirements, $529,748. The average charge of 500; John M. Johnson, Post Master, $1,500; Robert | hepresentatives, for expenses on the road, coming E. Hornor, N.J. Door-keeper, $1,500; and others.

to Congress and returning, is, $1,154 50 in two

sessions, beside their wages at $8 a-day. The LIBRARLAN TO CONGRESS- John S. Meehan, postages of the Senate in the year to March 4. NY $1,500. Assist. E. B. Stelle.

1847, were $18,821 ; Representatives, $49,954. CHAPLAINS--Henry Slicer, Senate; R. R. Gur On the 12th of Aug. 1848, Congress reduced the ley, House.

compensation, after that year, to persons bringing EXPENSES OF CONGRESS.--The expenditure

to Washington the vote of any State, for Press

dent, to 12 cents per mile traveled, “by the most during the XXIXth Congress-Dec. 1845 to March

usual route." If $2 50 cents per twenty miles 1847, two sessions-in wages of members, their mileage and contingencies, salaries of officers,

are enough for State Messengers, why do Con

gressmen continue to vote themselves $8 for &c. was as follows: First Session.-Wages of Senators, $110,408;

traveling a like distance ? mileage of Senators, $44,309. Wages of Representatives, $453,738 ; mileage of Representatives, Toward the expenses of the second or short $130,634.

session, XXXth Congress, there was voted, Aug. Second Session.-Wages of Senators, $38,206 ; 12, 1848, compensation and mileage of Members, their mileage, $45,767. Wages of Representa- | $388,440; Officers and Clerks, $39,557 50; Senate's tives, $156,064; their mileage, $135,077.

contingencies, $75,000; House's contingencies, Services of officers and clerks of the Senate, / $117,756 50; Librarian and Library, $11,300. $17,706. Services of officers of the House of Also, to T. Jefferson Randolph, executor, $20,Representatives, $23,212. Contingent expenses 000, for all the papers and manuscripts of a public of the Senate, including books, &c. bought for nature, left by President Jefferson, and $6,000 to Senators, $134,123. Contingent expenses of the defray the cost of printing them; and $6,000 for House of Representatives, $216,386. Contingen- printing Alexander Hamilton's manuscripts.

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poniese, IL:200.208: inter se non grande sunt principlomi

DEPARTMENT OF STATE. Secretary of State -JAMES BUCHANAN, Pa.$6,000. for a renewal to the “Principal Examiner having! Acting Chief Clerk-Wm. S. Derrick, Pa. $2,000. charge of the class of inventions to which said Diplomatic Bureau-A. H. Derrick, Pa. $1,600; case belongs, who shall make a full report, and W. Hunter, Jr.R.I. $1,500; F. Markoe, Jr. $1,400. particularly whether the invention or improve

Consular Bureau-R. S. Chew, Va. $1,400: S. ment, secured in the Patent, was new and patent. L. Gouverneur, N. Y. $1,400.

able when patented ; and, thereupon, the said Home Bureau-A. J. Glossbrenner. $1,400; Commissioner shall grant or refuse the extension Lund Washington, Jr. Va. $1,400; and nine other of said Patent, upon the same principles and officers and agents, at $800 to $1,600 each.

rules that have governed" the Board of Officers Clerks and Messengers, 1847, $22,131 ; Contin-1 in whom the power was vested before. gencies, including the publication of the Laws, This Act provides for the appoinment of two $33,849; Postages, $1,763.

additional Principal Examiners, at $2,500 a year In session of 1848, $2,000 were voted to pay a each, and two additional Assistant-Examiners, at Clerk to examine the claims of American citizens $1,500 a-year each; also, two Copying and Reand foreigners on each other's Governments. cording Clerks, at $1,200 each.

PATENT-OFFICE.

MINISTERS AND CONSULS ABROAD. Commissioner. Edmund Burke, Vt. $3,000. Chief Great Britain.-George Bancroft, Ms. Envoy, Clerk, H. H. Sylvester, Ms. $1,700. Examiners, London, $9,000. J. R. Brodhead, Pa. Secretary Charles G. Page, Ms. $2,500; W. P. N. Fitz- of Legation, $2,000. Thomas Aspinwall, Ms., gerald, Vt. $2,500. Salaries in office, 1847, $22,643; Consul, London, $2,000 and fees. Robert ArmContingencies, $7,020. Addl. Examrs., H. B. Ren- strong. Tenn., Consul, Liverpool, fees. H. wick, N. Y.,$2,500 ; L. D. Gale, Ms., $2,500. Assist. Sprague, Gibraltar, fees.' T. B. Livingston, HaliEcamrs, J. H Lane, S. Cooper, W. B. Storms, T. fax, N.S., fees. R. Peale, $1,500 each. Machinist, A. B. Stough- France.-Richard Rush, Pa. Envoy, Paris, $9,ton, $1,250. Draughtsman, Arthur L. MacIntyre, 000. Secretary of Legation, $2,000. Robert D.C. $1,200. Fifteen other persons employed. Walsh, Md., Consul, Paris, fees. W.J. Staples,

In the first session, 1848, there was voted for the N.Y., Consul, Havre, fees. . Patent Office, $1,500 for scientific books; $3,500 Spain.-Romulus M. Saunders, N.C. Envoy, for collecting Agricultural Statistics, &c.; $1,000 Madrid, $9,000. T. C. Reynolds, S.C., Secretary for Chemical Analyses of vegetables used as food. of Legation, $2,000. Robert B. Campbell, S.C. New Law for Regulating the Renewal of Patents,

Consul, Havana, Cuba, fees.

Envous-Arthur P. Bagby, St. Petersburg. Rusand Increasing the number of officers in the sia. $9.000; Andrew J. Donelson, Tenn. Berlin, Patent Office. Passed May 27, 1848.

Prussia, $9,000; Dabney S. Carr, Ma. Minister This statute takes from the Secretary of State, I Resident, Constantinople, Turkey, $6,000; J. W. Solicitor of the Treasury and Commissioner of Davis, Ia., Commissioner, Canton, China, $5,000; Patents, the power they had jointly to extend Charles Eames. Commissioner, Sandwich Islands, Patents, by authority of Section 18, of the Act of $3,000; David Tod, O., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 4, 1836, and vests the sole power of extend-/ $9,000. Nathan Clifford, Me., Mexico, $9,000. ing the duration of all Patents, for not more than Chargés d' Affaires, ($4,500 each.]-G. W. Hopseven years additional, in the Commissioner of kins, Va. Lisbon ; T. G. Clemson, U.S. Brussels : Patents ALONE, who is to refer every application | Auguste Davezac, W.I., The Hague; R. P. Flen

uikiu, Pa., Copenhagen; Henry W. Ellsworth, / posits, Jackson said to him, “My dear Duane, Con. Stockholm; W. H. Stiles, Ga., Vienna; we must separate as friends. Far from desiring Nathaniel Niles, Vt. Turin; Benj. A. Bid that you should sustain any injury, you know I lack, Pa. Bogota; B. J. Shields, 'S.C. Caraccas, have intended to give you the highest appointVenezuela; W.A. Harris, Va. Buenos Ayres; Seth ment now in my gift. You shall have the Mission Barton, Md. Sant Iago, Chili; John R. Clay, Pa., to Russia.President Polk's brother had a pleasLima, Peru; Lewis Cass, Jr., Mich., Rome. ant journey to Paris, Naples, &c. as Minister to Consuls -T. W. Gilpin, Ireland, Belfast; F. T.

the latter place. Bush, N.Y. Hong Kong ; G. W. Ellis, Me. Bom

The Consuls at Liverpool, London, Havre, the bay; F. B. Wells, N.H. Bermuda; J. H. Wil-H

..' H Wii Havana, &c. receive very large incomes in the liams, Me. Sidney, New South Wales ; A. P. Gib- Way on fees

way of fees; the amounts are not known. The son, Y.Y. St. Petersburg; G. Reed, Pa. Malaga;

true policy would be to pay them salaries and no C. Nichols, Con.. Amsterdam; David Rogers,

fees, or allow such fees only as would secure the U.S. Santa Cruz; Jolin Cutlibert, Pa. Hamburg

services of competent officers. Of the details of W.H Robertson. U.S. Bremen: A. Hammet. Ma contingent expenses of missions, very little can Naples; P. S Forbes, Ms, Canton, China; Gor

be known from the public accounts. In 1846-7, ham Parks, Ms. Rio de Janeiro; W. G. Moor

our Consuls expended $87,416 for relief and prohead, N.Y. Valparaiso; John Black, Mexico

tection of American seamen; of which, only $1,(City); Jas. Cowdin, Glasgow

086 were repaid. The chief places of expendiThe sum expended in the payment of outfits,

ture were, $18,050 by Job Turrell, Society Islands; infits, salaries, clerk-hire, interpreters, traveling

$14,604, Abeel, Sandwich Islands; $6,000, Aspincharges, guards, &c. &c. (over and above ships to

wall, London ; $6,081, Society Islands. convey them to their missions in certain cases,) for

The votes of 1848 for Foreign intercourse, are Envoys, Plenipotentiaries, Chargés, Consuls,

six Ministers' salaries and one outfit, $63,000; Commissioners, Secretaries, &c. abroad, was

Secretaries, $12,000; seventeen Ministers, includ$304,303 in 1846-7.-Executive Doc. 7, pp. 274-5.

iug a Chargé d'Affaires to the Pope, at $4,500, Of this, $64,444 were for Envoys; $58,713 for

$76,500; Turkey, $8,500; Barbary, &c. $12,000; Chargés des Affaires; $14,047 to Secretaries;

Contingencies, $60,000; J. Dodge, late Tobacco $56,750 for outfits; $42,876 for missions to Turkey,

Agent to Europe, $4,500; China, $7,500; other Barbary, China and the Sandwich Isles; and

Foreign Missions, $33,935. Running a Boundary $53,176 Contingencies of Missions and Foreign

Line with Mexico, $50,000. intercourse.

FOREIGN DIPLOMATIC AGENTS IN UNITED STATES. To countries where there is little diplomatic France, Guillaume Tell Poussin, Euroy; Britain, business to transact, like Russia, Austria and John F. Crampton, Acting Chargé; Russia, AlexNaples, Ambassadors are frequently appointed, ander Bodisco, Envoy; Spain, Calderon de la which enables gentlemen to make the tour of Barca, Envoy, Austria, The Chevalier HülseEurope, as Ministers and Secretaries, at the pub- mann, Acting Chargé; Argentine Confederation, lic cost. Each Ambassador to Russia gets $18,000 General Carlos Maria de Alvear, Envoy; Chili, the first year, besides contingencies, and $13,500, Manuel Carvallo, Envoy; Peru, Joaquin Jose de if he return the next, which is often done." Since Osma, Envoy; New-Granada, General Pedro AlJackson's entry into office, we have had Ran-cantara Herran, Envoy; Portugal, J. C. de Figadolph, Buchanan, Wilkins, his brother-in-law, niére é Morko, Minister Resident; Prussia, Baron Dallas, Canıbreleng, Dickerson, Ralph Ingersoll, Von Roenne, Min. Res.; Belgium, The Chevalier Bagby, and, perhaps, one or two more Russian Beaulieu, Min. Res., Denmark, Steen de Billé, Ambassadors. Mr. Bagby's position on the Texas Chargé; Netherlands, F. M. W. Testa, Chargé; question, his resignation as Senator, and his Sicily, Chevalier Martuscelli, Chargé; Brazil, Russian Mission, may be compared. When Felippe Jose Pereira Leal, Chargé; Sweden, A. D. Duane would neither resign nor remove the De-Lövenskiold, Chargé.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT. Secretary of the Treasury-ROBERT, J. WALKER, The salaries or wages of Clerks and MessenPa , $6,000.

Igers in the Auditors' Offices for 1847, were-Ist Chief Clerk, McClintock Young, Md., $2,000. Auditor, $17,603; 2d Auditor, $23,176; 3d Auditor, Fourteen other Clerks, at $1,000 to $1,800 each, &c. $35,350 ; 4th Auditor, $20,825; 5th Auditor, $11.

Clerks and Messengers, 1847, $21,850 ; Contin- 800; Post Office Auditor, $82,690. Contingencies, gencies, $16,966; Watchmen, $3,420; Contingen- incidentals of the six Auditors, $10,680; Postages cies of S. E. executive building $9,400; Postages, of Auditors, $12,517. $2.960.

Treasurer of the United States.--Wm. Selden, Va. "First Controller--James M. McCulloh, Pa.

| $3,000; with fifteen Clerks, at $800 to $1,700 each. $3,500. Chief Clerk, J. Larned, Ms. $1,700. Eigh

| Clerks and Messengers, 1847, $14,707; Continteen other Clerks, at $1,000 to $1,400 each.

gencies, $1,173; Postages, $1,286. Clerks and Messengers, 1847, $25,050; Contingencies, $1,900; Postages, $324.

Assistant-Treasurers-Boston, Henry Hubbard, Second Controller.-Albion K. Parris. Me., 83,000. $2,500; New-York, Win. C. Bouck, N.Y. $4.000; Chief Clerk. J. M. Brodhead, N.H. $1,700. Ten Charleston, Wm. Lavall, $2,500; St. Louis, Geo. Other Clerks, at $800 to $1,400 each

Penn, $2,500. Ten Clerks, 1847, $3,974; Repairs, Clerks and Messengers, 1847, $12,245; Contin- &c. $5,000. gencies, $1,100.

Register.--Daniel Graham, Tenn. $3,000; with Auditors, 1 $3,000 each.)-1st, Wm. Collins, Va.; twenty-eight Clerks, at $800 to $1,700 each. 2d, John M. McCalla, Ky. ; 3d, Peter Hagner, Pa.; Clerks and Messengers, 1847, $26.993; Continith, Aaron O. Dayton, N.J.; 5th, Stephen Pleason-. gencies, $7,500; Postages, $2,147. ion, Del.; Auditor for Post Office, Peter G./ Solicitor.-Ransom H. Gillet, NY. $3,500; with Washington, D.C.

Jeight Clerks, average of salaries, $1,180 Clerks In the six Auditors' Offices there are over 160 and Messenger, 1847, $9,651; Postages, $340 Clerks employed, at wages from $800 to $2,000; Besides the above public agencies and continprobably $1,350 on an average. The Treasury gencies, the Secretary of the Treasury charges Auditor for the Post Office has 66 Clerks, four at $6,128, and the Register $200, as “Expenses on $1,600; twelve at $1,400; twenty-six at $1,200; and Loans;" $4,311 as expenses in issuing Treasury twenty-four at $1,000.

Notes; Rawdon, Hatch & Co.'s bill, $15 135.

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