An Act Making appropriations for the years 1841. and 1842.
sec[section] 1. Be it enacted by the People of the state of Illinois represented in the general assembly That the sum of Eight thousand dollars be and the same is hereby, appropriated as a contingent fund, to meet the Contingent expenses for the years 1841 and 1842. The said fund shall be subject to the order of the Governor, for the purpose of defraying all such expenses as are unforeseen by the general assembly, or otherwise unprovided for by law; and a proper statement of which shall be laid before the next general assembly of this state, by the auditor in his biennial report.
Sec 2. The following sums are hereby appropriated in full, for the sallaries of the several officers hereinafter mentioned for the years 1841. and 1842.
1. The Governor One ^ Two ^ Thousand ^Two^ Three thousand dollars.
2. To the auditor of Public accounts including Clerk hire, four thousand eight hundred—Dollars.
3. To the State Treasurer, including Clerk hire, Three thousand two hundred dollars.
4 To the secretary of State, including Clerk hire Three thousand dollars, and for making index to Journals of the Senate and House
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of Representatives, and laws: for copying laws and making marginal notes and index to laws the sum
6. To the Judges of the Six hundred dollars.
6 To the Judges of the Supreme Court each Three thousand dollars.
7. To the Attorney general one thousand dollars; and states attorneys each Seven hundred dollars.
8 To the inspectors of the penitentiary three dollars per day. Provided That no one of the inspectors shall receive more than one Hundred and fifty dollars per annum
9 To the ^Secretary of^ Council of revision ^four^ three dollars per day.
Sec 3. 1. There shall be allowed to the speaker of the House of Representatives, and the speaker of the senate each the sum of 7 five dollars per day and five ^six^ dollars for day every twenty miles ^necessary^ travel in coming to and returning from the seat of government.
2. To each member of the senate and and House of representatives, the sum of per day, for every days attendance at the present session of the general assembly, and dollars for every twenty miles necessary travel in coming to and returning from the seat of Govermnt.

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3. To the Secretary of the Senate and principal clerk. of the House of Representatives dollars per day
4. To the assistant clerk of the House and assistant Secretary of the Senate dollars per day.
5. To the enrolling and engrossing Clerk of each house dollars. per day.
6 To the Door Keepers of each house dollars per day.
7. To the assistant door Keepers of each house the sum dollars per day
8. To the Copyist of the Journals of each house the sum of dollars. per day.
9. To the assistant enrolling and engrossing Clerks of each house dollars per day for each day employed to be certified by the principal enrolling and engrossing clerks.
10. To the door Keeper of the Council of revision three dollars per day ^the number of days employed^ to be certified by the clerk of the Council
11 To J H Lewis the sum of sixty five dollars for apprehending [...?] ^Dennis^ McNamara, a fugitive from Justice

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A bill for an act making appropriations for the years 1841 and 1842.
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Com. Whole House
Spe. ord for
to-morrow ^Tuesday^
Feb. 15
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Handwritten Document, 4 page(s), Folder 172, HB 238, GA Session 12-2, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL) ,