James Madison Papers

Re Estimate for the service of the year, 20 November 1806

Dept. of State Novr. 20, 1806

Estimate for the service of the year 1807.

Foreign Intercourse.
Salaries of three Ministers, viz. to London,
Paris & Madrid @ $9,000 is $27,000 }
D⟨o⟩: for their 3 Secretaries @ 1,350 4,050
Contingent expenses of those Missions 2,000
Contingencies of Foreign Intercourse 20,000
$53,000
Barbary Intercourse.
Salary of the Consul at Algiers $4,000
Do. of the Consul at Morocco, Tunis and Tripoli @ $2,000 } 6,000 }
Their Contingent expenses 4,000 14,000
For the difference between the cost of the articles in which the annuity to Algiers is payable and the difference between the permanent appropriation & annual charge of 36,000 }
Contingent expense of Barbary Intercourse 50,000 86,000
Seamen.
For the relief of distressed seamen 5,000
Captures.
Salaries of Agents at London, Paris & Madrid for superintending claims on account of captures @ $2000 } 6,000

Salaries in the Department of State.
of the Secretary of State 5,000 }
Of his Clerks agreeably to the Act of 21 April 1806 7,150
Of his Messenger 410 12,560
$176,560
Contingencies of the Department of State.
For printing and distributing 10,000 copies of the laws of the 2nd. Session of the 9 Congress } 4,250 }
For printing the Laws in Newspapers 4,000
Fuel and Candles 200
Newspapers for the office & Public Agents abroad 150
Mediterranean Passports 1,350
Blank, Personal passports, patents, circulars &c 1,000
Purchasing Books 400
Stationery 600
Messilanies 500
Special Messengers charged with dispatches 2,000
$14,450
* Amot. Brot. from the other side 176,560
Dollars 191,010

James Madison.

DNA: RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.

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