James Madison Papers

Estimate for the Service of the Year 1806, 10 December 1805

Estimate for the service of the Year 1806

Department of State December 10th. 1805

Foreign Intercourse.
Salaries of three Ministers viz: to London,
Paris and Madrid @ $9000 is
$27.000 }
Ditto for their three Secretaries @ 1350 ea. 4.050
Their Contingent expences other than personal 2.000
Extra expense of the Mission to Madrid. 6.000
Contingencies 26.950 $66.000
Deficiency of former appropriation to carry
into effect the Convention with France of April
} 6.000
Barbary Intercourse.
Salary allowed to the Consul at Algiers $4.000
Do. to those at Morocco, Tunis & Tripoli @ 2000 ea 6.000
Their expences other than personal 3.500
For difference between the cost of the articles in which
the annuity to algiers is payable and the price at which
they are received, making a difference between the permanent
appropriations & the annual charges of
} 36.000
Contingent expense of Intercourse with
Barbary not to be foreseen
} 50.000 $99.500
For the relief & protection of distressed Seamen 5.000
Salary of an Agent at Paris to prosecute claims
in relation to captures
$2,000 }
Do. one at Madrid $2000. Do.
one at London $2000
$4.000 $6.000
Carried forward Dols. 182.500
Estimate continued, amot. brot. forward $182,500.
Salaries of the Dept. of State.
Of the Secretary of State $5,000 }
Of his Clerks 5,900
Of additional Clerk hire in the year 1806,
and for a deficiency in the year 1805
} 1.200
Of his Messenger 410 $12,560 [sic]
Contingent expences of the Dept. of State
For printing and distributing 10,000 copies of
the laws of the first Session, ninth Congress
} $4.250 }
For printing the laws in Newspapers 4.000
Fire and Candles 200
Newspapers for the Office, & public Agents abroad 150
Mediterranean passports, Printing and Parchment 1,350
Blank patents, personal papers Circulars, &ca 1.000
Purchasing Books 400
Stationary 600
Miscellaneous 500
For Special messengers charged with dispatches 2,000

James Madison.

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 59, DL, vol. 15).

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