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be deemed a part of the general fund. The rate of such fees TITLB!" shall be as follows:

1. Fees of the Secretary of State.

For entering a caveat, twelve and a half cents, 85,t*'^7', Searching the records in his office for any one year, twelve

and a half cents, and for every other year in which such search

is actually made on request, six cents.
Copies of records, ten cents for each folio containing one

hundred words.

Recording, for every folio containing one hundred words, fifteen cents.

Engrossing exemplifications of records, for each folio containing one hundred words, fifteen cents.

Affixing the seal to exemplifications, one dollar.

Each certificate of the secretary, to be read in a court of justice, one dollar.

Every certificate of the secretary, for other purposes, nineteen cents.

For every patent for lands, for a single lot, the sum of one dollar; for each patent for more than one and less than four lots, the sum of one dollar and fifty cents; for each patent for more than three and less than nine lots, the sum of two dollars; for each patent for more than eight lots, the sum of three dollars; and for each patent for lands lying under water, five dollars.

For each license granted to a pedler, hawker, or petty chapman, two dollars.

For recording the depositions of resident aliens fifty cents each; and for a certified copy of each deposition, fifty cents.

!RL, 29; lb., 228, g 2; Laws of 1825, 427, § 3.

2. Fees of the Comptroller. [i«o]

For opening a new account, for part of the consideration due on any lot or piece of land, or for a discharge for any such part, in cases in which no new account shall have been opened, two dollars.

For a deed of lands sold for taxes, containing the description of only one piece, fifty cents; and for every additional piece described in the same deed, ten cents.

1E.L, 476, § 6; Laws of 1827, 4, § 5.

3. Fees of the Surveyor-General.

For filing every paper, six cents.

For all original drafts, twenty-five cents.

For drawing all original papers, for each folio of one hundred words, ten cents; for recording, when requisite, for each folio, ten cents; and for copies of all papers on file, for each folio, ten cents.

For every search, ten cents.

For copies of maps, such sum as is usually charged for the like business.

For surveys to be performed, at the rate of three dollars for

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1B.L, 483, § 5.

certain § 4. All monies recovered by any public officer, for penaJpenaities. ^ forfeitures given by law to the people of this state, and

not specially appropriated to any other fund, shall also be

deemed a part of the general fund, charges on g 5. There shall be allowed to the several officers of governtallenera ment, and persons hereinafter mentioned, the following annual salaries, salaries, to be paid quarterly out of any monies in the treasury

belonging to the general fund, and not otherwise specially

appropriated by law, that is to say:

1. To the governor, four thousand dollars; and to his private secretary, six hundred dollars.

2. To the secretary of state, and as superintendent of common schools, one thousand five hundred dollars; and to the deputy-secretary, and as clerk of the commissioners of the laud-office, one thousand five hundred dollars.

3. To the comptroller, two thousand five hundred dollars; and to his deputy, one thousand five hundred dollars.

4. To the treasurer, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; and to the treasurer's clerk, eight hundred dollars.

s. To the attorney-general, one thousand dollars.

6. To the surveyor-general, eight hundred dollars.

7. To the chancellor, and each of the justices of the supreme court, two thousand dollars.

8. To the chancellor's clerk, six hundred dollars.

[i9i] 9. To each of the circuit judges, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

10. To the state reporter, and chancery reporter, five hundred dollars each.

n. To the commissary-general, seven hundred dollars.

12. To the adjutant-general, eight hundred dollars.

13. To the judge-advocate general, one hundred and fifty dollars.

14. To the state librarian, three hundred and fifty dollars.

15. To each of the acting canal commissioners, one thousand five hundred dollars.

Compiled from the statutes in foroe in September, 1827.

whenpaya- § 6. The salaries above specified shall be payable in equal e quarterly payments at the treasury, on the first days of January, April, July and October, in every year, and shall be computed as becoming due to the several officers above named, in proportion to the times for which they shall hold their respective offices.

1 R. L., 628, § 1.

ib., trea*. § 7. The sums which shall from time to time, become due °r r to the treasurer, for his salary, may be retained by him in quarterly payments, on the warrant of the comptroller.

1 B. L., 628, § 1.

§ 8. There shall be allowed and paid to the lieutenant- Allowanc; governor, six dollars for every day's attendance as president ^^j; of the senate, or president of the court for the trial of impeach- emor. ments and the correction of errors; or as commissioner of the canal fund, or land-office; but he shall not be entitled to compensation as such commissioner, for attending any meeting of the canal board, or the land-office, held during the session of the senate, or of the court for the trial of impeachments and correction of errors.

Laws of 1823, 419, g 2.

g 9. The like compensation shall be allowed to the lieuten- nant-governor, for every twenty miles travelling, in going to and returning from the place of meeting, in the discharge of such duties.

Laws of 1823, 419, § 2.

§ 10. There shall be annually allowed to the several officers herein after named, such sum as shall be actually and necessa- officers, rily expended in their respective offices for clerk hire, not exceeding the sums herein after named, to be paid quarterly, in the same manner that the salaries of the respective officers are paid.

1. To the secretary of state, eight hundred dollars.

2. To the comptroller, not exceeding six thousand dollars, to be drawn for by him in case he finds it necessary; and he shall report to the legislature each year, the names of the clerks employed by him, and the amount paid to each.

3. To the treasurer, two hundred and fifty dollars.

4. To the attorney-general, six hundred dollars.

5. To the surveyor-general, five hundred and fifty dollars. [102]

6. To the adjutant-general, two hundred dollars.

Compiled from statutes in force in Sept, 1827.

§ 11. The expenses of the necessary furniture, stationery, incidental firewood, book-binding, printing, and postage, for the offices expenBeBof the secretary of state, the comptroller, the treasurer, and the surveyor-general, shall be paid out of the treasury. An account of the items of such expenses shall be annexed to each warrant to be drawn therefor.

Compiled from statutes in force in Sept., 1827.

§ 12. The expenses of all necessary blanks, blank books and n>stationery, in the office of the adjutant-general, and of postage on official letters received by the adjutant-general and judgeadvocate-general, shall be paid out of the treasury.

Compiled from statutes in force in Sept, 1827.

§ 13. The rent and taxes of the house occupied by the gov- n>. ernor of this state, as a residence, shall be paid from time to time, as the same shall become due, out of the treasury.

Compiled from statutes in force in Sept., 1827.

5 14. There shall be annually paid out of the treasury, to n>. the governor, a sum not exceeding seven hundred and fifty

Title % dollars, ^0 defray the incidental expenses of administering the government of this state; and he shall account with the comptroller for the expenditure thereof.

Compiled from statutes in force in Sept., 1827.

Incidental § 15. There shall also be annually paid out of the treasury to the governor, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars in the whole, to defray such expenses as may from time to time, in his opinion, be necessarily incurred in the apprehension of criminals, and he shall account to the comptroller for the expenditure thereof.

Laws of 1818, 241.

§ 16. In addition to the salaries and contingent expenses above mentioned, the following expenditures shall be chargeable on, and from time to time be paid out of, the general fund.

1. The compensation of the members and officers of the legislature, including the contingent expenses of both houses.

2. The compensation of the members of the court for the trial of impeachments and the correction of errors, including the contingent expenses of such court.

3. The monies required for the support of state prisons.

4. The annuities payable to Indians, and all expenses relating to Indian affairs.

5. The compensation of sheriffs for services not chargeable to the counties.

6. The expenses of all printing done for the state.

7. The compensation of brigade inspectors, and the expenses of the commissary's department, and all other expenses connected with the militia and the public defence.

8. All monies directed by law to be paid out of the treasury, and not specially charged on any other fund.

§ 17. Whenever the revenue of the common school fund, shall be insufficient to satisfy the annual appropriation of one hundred thousand dollars, the deficiency shall be supplied and paid from the general fund.

Laws of 1826, 355, § 4.

TITLE n.

OF THE CANAL FUND, AND THE ADMINISTRATION THEREOF.

Baa 1. Designation and description of the canal fund.

2*3. Certain parts of the fund inviolably appropriated, Ac.

4. Fund, by whom superintended.

5. Duties of commissioners of canal fund.

6. Advances for repairs.

1 &, 8. Surplus revenues of the fund, how to be invested.
9. Commissioners, when authorized to borrow money, to give notice.

10. Commissioners may indemnify persons in employ of the state, under canal laws.

11. To inquire into circumstances before any such claim is allowed.

12. Commissioners may direct attorney-general or employ counsel, to defend or prosecute suits brought under canal laws.

13. Charges on the canal fund enumerated.

Other charges.

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8 1. The canal ftind shall continue to consist of the follow- _ ,,_

. *' . Canal fani

lng property:

1. Lands granted for the construction of the canals, by the state, by companies, or by individuals, and remaining unsold.

2. Debts due for such portions of said lands, as have heretofore been sold.

3. The tolls and commutation monies, imposed on and collected from such navigable communications belonging to the state, as now are or hereafter shall be made and completed.

4. Duties on the manufacture of all salt, as established by the act of the fifteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen.

5. Proceeds of all duties on goods sold at auction, excepting therefrom the annual sum of thirty-three thousand five hundred dollars, otherwise appropriated by the said act.

6. All monies received for the sale or use of the surplus waters of any canal belonging to this state; and,

7. All monies recovered in suits for penalties or damages, instituted under the canal laws.

g 2. Such parts of the said fund as are designated in the £^tj,n tenth section of the seventh article of the constitution of this pledged, state, are to be and remain inviolably appropriated and applied to the completion of the navigable communications specified in that section, and to the payment of the interest, [*»41 and the reimbursement of the capital of the money borrowed to make and complete the same. And rates of toll not less than those agreed to by the canal commissioners, and set forth in their report to the legislature of the twelfth of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one, are to be imposed on and collected from all parts of such navigable communications.

S 3. Neither such rates of toll, nor the duties on the manu- Ibfacture of salt, nor the duties on goods sold at auction, can be reduced or diverted at any time, before the full and complete payment of the principal and interest of the money borrowed as aforesaid.

S 4. The canal fund shall continue to be superintended and ^nperinmanaged by the commissioners of the canal fund, a majority a^twi.0 of whom, including the comptroller, shall be a quorum for the transaction of business; but the care and disposition of all lands belonging to the canal fund, shall be vested in the commissioners of the land-office.

Laws of 1817, 301, § 1.

§ 5. It shall be the duty of the commissioners of the canal JJgJj^ fund, to manage, to the best advantage, all things belonging to that fund; to recommend from time to time to the legislature, the adoption of such measures as may be thought proper by them for the improvement of the fund; and to report to the legislature, at the opening of every session thereof, the state of the fund.

Laws of 1817, 301, § L
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