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the general letter book, in which are recorded all letters to persons not in the service of the United States; and at. tends to auy copying or other duties required of him by the

Secretary or Chief Clerk.................. ................ 1400 00 J. D). Simms, registers all letters received at the Navy Depart.

ment-all letters written from it, and all orders issued to the officers of the navy-makes semi-weekly reports to the Chief Clerk, of the state of the correspondence and records of the department—is charged with the record of letters to the Board of Navy Commissioners, and assists, as occasion requires, in

the general correspondence of the departinent.... ........ 1000 00 Burden M Voorhees, warrant clerk of the Navy Department,

prepares requisitions upon the Treasury on account of expenditures for the navy-keeps the appropriation accounts, including those of the navy peosion, priyateer pension, and navy hospital funds-exhibits, monthly, a balance sheet of moneys in the Treasury, subjeci to naval purposes--has charge of the book of bills of exchange-writes letters relative to the fiscal concerns of the department, and aids in its general correspondence-examines and files the monthly summary statements of navy agents, and the returns of other disbursing officers; and is liable to be called on for any other clerical duties connected with the business of the department.................

1000 00 Henry Stark, prepares answers to applications for office, dis

charges of seamen, &c.-has charge of the correspondence relating to live oak-of the returns of the sick, from the fleet surgeons, and surgeons attached to the shore stations; and attends generally to any duty assigned him by the Secretary or Chief Clerk......

1000 00 Moses Poor, records all letters to the President of the United

States, and Heads of Departments-letters to navy agents, paval store keepers, &c.-files and has care of letters to officers--makes out all copies fiom the records and other documents, when required-assists in the gerieral correspondence-altends to and performs the duties of the warrant and other clerks, when absent by sickness or other causes and also performs niany other duties of a miscellaneous character..

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PENSION AND HOSPITAL FUNDS.

Thomas L. Ragsdale, bas charge of the navy pension fund, the

privateer pension fund, and the navy hospital fund; and performs all the duties required by the act of July 10, 1832, for the regulation of the navy and privateer pension and navy hospital funds........... ......................... 1600 00

Nathan Ealon, messenger.........................
Lindsay Muse, assistant messenger..............................
Soulhey Parker, superintendent of the navy building...

700 00 350 00 250 00

BOARD OF COMMI88IONERS FOR THE NAVY. The board was established by act of 7th February, 1815. It consists of three officers of the navy, in rank not below that of a post captain. The officer of the board holding the oldest commission, presides. The

board is, by law, attached to the office of the Secretary of the Navy, and under his superintendence, discharges all the ministerial duties of that office, relative to the procurement of naval stores and materials, and the construction, armament, equipment, and employment, of vessels of war, as well as other inatters connected with the naval establishment of the United States. They appoint their own Secretary ; and their records are at all tiines subject to the inspection of the President of the United States, and the Secretary of the Navy.

COMMISSIONERS OF THE NAVY. JOHN RODGERS, President of the Navy Board......... 83500 001 Isnuc Chauncey, Commissioner.......

3500 00 Charles Morris, Commissioner....

350000 Charles W. Goldsborough, Secretary.

2000 00 CLERKS IN THE NAVY COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE. WILLIAM G, RIDGLEY, chief clerk...............

•$1600 00 John Green, clerk........

......... 1150 00 James Hutton, clerk.....

1000 00 B. $ Randolph, clerk.....

1000 00 Robert Beall, clerk........

1000 00 Joseph P. McCorkle, Jr., clerk.

1000 00 C. Schwarts, draughtsman......................................"

1000 00 Richard Elliott, messenger...........

700 00

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ATTORNEY GENERAL. BENJAMIN F. BUTLER, of N. York, $4,000 per annum.

The office of Attorney General of the United States was created by the act of 24th September, 1789. It is the duty of the Attorney General to prosecute and couduct all suits in the Supreme Court, in which the United States is concerned ; and to give his advice and opinion upon questions of law, when required by the President, or when requested by

the heads of any of the departments, touching any matters that may concern their departments. The Attorney General is, ex-officio, a Coma missioner of the Sinking Fund. He is appointed by the President and Senate ; and is, by usage, a member of the cabinet.

ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE. Richard Key Watts, clerk.......

•$800 00

WATCHMEN EMPLOYED IN THE WAR AND NAVY BUILDINGS. John Fitzgerald...

$300 00

War Office. Reuben Gilder..

300 00) Ignatius Lilcas. Thomas Bingey

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300 00} Navy Office.

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GENERAL POST OFFICE. WILLIAM T. BARRY, of Kentucky, Postmaster General,

$6,000 per annum. CHARLES K, GARDNER, assistant P. M. General, ( 1st Division) $2,500 SELAH R, HOBBIE, assistant P. M General, (2d Division.) 2,500 OBADIAH B. Brown, Treasurer and Chief Clerk, (32 Division.) 1,700 P. S. Lough BOROUGH, General Agent...............................

..1,600 This department is under the superintendence of a Postmaster General, who is aided in the discharge of his duties by two assistants, appointed by himself. He has the sole appointment of all Postmasters throughout the United States, the making of all contracts for carrying the mails, and, in brief, the control, according to law, of every thing

relating to the institution. The revenue arising from the General Post
Office has, for the most part, been expended upon the extension and im-
provement of the establishment, by wbich means the accomodation of the
mail for the conveyance of letters, newspapers, pamphlets, &c. has,
in a niost extraordinary degree, been extenued to the inhabitants of every
part of the Union, even to the most remote territorial settlements, as
will be shown by the following statement of the Postage accruing in
each State and Territory, for the year ending March 31, 1833 :
Maine......$40,924 53 Maryland.. 81,577 73 Arkansas.... 3,733 11
New Hamp.. 21,329 71 Dist. Col.... 15,731 71 Tennessee.. 41,402 33
Vermont..... 22,635 56 Virginia .... 109,990 16 Kentucky... 49,511 44
Mass........154,444 45 North Car.. 35,722 53 Onio........ 86,171 84

R. Island... 17,686 44 South Car.. 58,004 34 Michigan..... 9,615 72
Conn........ 48,341 39 Georgia ..... 75,420 07 Iudia na..... 18,146 48
N. York....400,694 05 Florida..... 7,306 45 Illinois...... 12,350 88
N. Jersey... 30,365 07 Alabama.... 37,682 58 Missouri..... 17,648 52
Peon........229,305 28 Mississippi... 22,430 93
Delaware... 6,390 98 Louisiana... 46,718 43 Total....$1,701,332 71

Besides this, it is estimated that the correspondence passing through the Post Office establishment, for the Departments of State, Treasury, War, and Navy, is equal to 2,685,235 single free letters in a year; and that ihe number of free letters under the franks of members of Congress, amounts to eight thousand a day, during the session.

THE SOUTHERN DIVISION

Comprises the States of Virginia, (with the District of Columbia,). North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida Territory, which constitute ihe Southern Section; Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkausas Territory, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and the Territory called Wisconsin, which constitute the Southwestern Section

The duties of this division comprehend the details of the business of mail transportation in said States and Territories; the appointments of, and instructions to Postmasters, and the establishment and discontinuance of Post Offices

The superintendence of this division, under the direction of the Post

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master Generai, is assigned to the Assistant Postmaster Geoeral,
CHARLES K. GARDNER.

There are in this division the following clerks :
George L. Douglass, (principal clerk,) corresponding clerk on

majl transportation for :he southern section... ........ $1200 00)
William H. Dundas, corresponding clerk on mail transporta-
tion for the southwestern section....

1000 001 John Marron, corresponding clerk on Post Offices, and instruc

tions to Postmasters for the southern section................ 1000 001 Benjamin E. Payne, corresponding clerk on Post Offices, and in

structions to Postmasters for the southwestern section. ...... 800 00 W. D. Addison, register of fives, and attends to the correspon

dence relating to failures of the mail, and to miscellaneous
duties.....

1000 00 F. G. Blackford, route book clerk...... ........................ 1000 00 C. S. Williams, keeps the appointment books, books of changes,

and register of Postmasters in this division, and fills up let

ters of appointment. ........................................ 1000 00 R. A. Lacey, examines bonds, and returns them for correction;

and issues commissions to Postmasters...................... 1000 00 A. H. Mecklin, contract clerk.....

800 00 C. R. Ramsay, letter book clerk, southern section....

800 00 Jacob Broom, letter book clerk, southwestern section........... 800 00

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THE NORTHERN DIVISION

Is composed of the States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York, constituting the Northeastern Section, and New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, and the Territory of Michigan, forming the Middle Seclion.

The duties of this division comprehend the details of the business of mail transportation; of appointing and instructing Postmasters, and establishing and discontinuing Post Offices, in said States and Territory.

The superintendence of this division, under the direction of the Post. master General, is assigned to S. R. HOBBIE, Assistant Postmaster General,

There are in lbis division the following clerks:
Arthur Nelson, (principal clerk,) corresponding clerk on mail
transportation for the northeastern section.....

81200 00 John A. Webber, corresponding clerk on Post Offices and in

structions to Postmasters for the northeastern section........ 1000 00 Eben L. Childs, corresponding clerk op mail transportation for the middle section.....

1000 00 George Plitt, corresponding clerk on Post Offices and instructions to Postmasters for the middle section..

1000 001 Thomas B Addison, contract clerk ........ .................. 1000 00 John Taylor, register of fines, and attends to the correspondence

relating to failures of the mail, and to miscellaneous duties.. 900 00 Nicholas Haller, route book clerk.............

900 00 Allan McCrae, keeps the appointment baoks, and register of Postmasters in this division...

900 001

Frederick Baldwin, fills up letters of appointment, examines

bonds, and returns them for correction, and issues commissions

to Postmasters........ ...................................... 800 00 James A. Marr, letter book clerk, northeastern section......... 800 00 Leiris Welsh, letter book clerk, middle section......

800 00 Lansing Tooker, temporary clerk, and miscellaneous duties.... 800 00

Auxiliary to the foregoing divisions, the following duties are performed:

The office of Mail Depredations is charged with the superintendence of the safety of the mails throughout the United States, the investigation of all losses and violations of letters, the instruction of, and correspondence with special agents, iu regard to their duties, and the conducting of prosecutions for mail robberies. In this office are employed : P. S. LouGH BOROUGH, General Agent...............

1600 00 W.ß. Ferguson, Clerk.......

1200 00 There are also employed, in aid of both divisious : Joseph Carler, who registers checks, and aids the senior as

sistant in the performance of incidental duties.... ......... 800 00 C. H. W. Wharton, lo distribute locks, keys, and blanks, and

to prepare the correspondence relating thereto................. 800 00

DIVISION OF FINANCE, OBADIAH B. BROWN, treasurer and chief clerk:

-is charged with the general supervision, under the direction of the Postmaster General, of the duties performed in the offices of this division; and particularly with the cash receipts, and disbursements. He is also agevt for paying the contingent expenses of the department. Aschief clerk, he is charged with keeping the official orders of the Postmaster General, filing appli. cations, and other miscellaneous business.........

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TREASURER'S OFFICE.
Nicholas Tastet, (bank accountant ;) keeps the cash book and

bank ledger, and makes monthly and quarterly exhibits of the
cash received, and disbursed................

1200 00 Edmund F. Brown, has charge, under the direction of the

treasurer, of the accounts of all “ depositing Postma sters ;" and of paying all accounts for incidental and contingent ex. penses of the department ; keeps the official orders of the Postmaster General ; files applications, and attends to uther miscellaneous business

1000 00 Grafton D. Hanson, recorris letters of the Postmaster General,

the treasurer, solicitor, and principal pay clerk .............. 1000 00 Thomas A. Scott, prepares statements of accounts, and other special documents, required by the treasurer.. ..............

800 00 John Thaw, corresponds with depositing Postmasters, makes

statements of their accounts, and attends to other duties required by the treasurer. .......

800 00 James Tale, enters certificates of deposite in the register and depositing book........

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