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( No. II. ) STATEMENT, exhibiting the amount paid to each Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary and Chargé d'Afaires,

from the United States to the respective Foreign Courts, for outfit, return, salary and contingent expenses, commencing on the
1st January 1801, and ending on the 31st December 1821.

NAMES.

OUTFIT.

RETURN

SALARIES.

CONTIN-
GENCIES.

TOTAL

9,000 00
13,500 00
9,000 00
9,000 00

2,250 00
2,250 00
2,250 00
2,250 00

21,279 45
41,221 50
45,369 86
20,546 00
39,163 04

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5,472 12
5,539
6,913 77
3,005 62
4,851 64
2,965 67
2,410 93

29,001 57
58,020 50
68,033 63
24,801 62
53,014 68

2,965 67
11,426 34

66

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TO GREAT BRITAIN.
Rufus King,

from 1st Jan. 1801 to 18th May, 1803
James Monroe

18th April, 1803 to 15th Nov. 1807 William Pinkney

23d April, 1806 to 7th May, 1811 John Q. Adams,

28th Feb. 1815 to 10th June, 1817 Richard Rush,

6th Aug. 1817 to 31st Dec. 1821 Albert Gallatin,

11th Aug.

“ to 29th Oct. 1819
J. Russell, Chargé d'affaires

26th Oct. 1811 to 27th July, 1812

TO FRANCE.
Robert'R. Livingston,

from 2311 Sept. 1801 to 241h Nov. 1824
James Monroe,

12th Jan. 1:01 to 17th April, 1803 John Armstrong,

7th June 1804 to 12th Oct. 1810 Joel Barlow,

1st April, 1811 to 26th Dec. 1812 William H. Crawford,

9th April, 1813 to 28th April, 1815 Albert Gallatin,

1st March, 1816 to 31st Dec. 1820 J. Russell, Chargé d'Affaires

10th Aug. 1810 to 25th Oct. 1911 Henry Jackson, ditto,

27th April, 1815 to 17th July, 1916

TO THE NETHERLANDS.
William Vans Murray,

from 1st Jan. 1801 to 12th Sept. 1801
Albert Gallatin,
William Eustis,

1st April, 1915 to 5th May, 1818
A, H. Everett, Chargé d'Affaires

10th Nov. 1818 to 31st Dec. 1819

TO GHENT.
John Q. Adams,

from 29th April, 1813 to 27th Feb. 1815
Albert Gallatin,

21st April, 1813 10 220 July, 1815 Henry Clay,

17th Jan.

1814 to 22d July, 1815 James A. Bayard,

19th April, 1813 to 18th June, 1815 J. Russell, Chargé d'Affaires, Levett Harris, ditto,

9,000 00
9,000 00
9,000 00
9,000 00
9,000 00
9,600 00
4,500 00
4,500 00

28,549 31

2,367 13
57,147 94
15,625 00
18,493 15
43,500 00
5,437 50
5,512 50

2,310 10

546 66
8,343 27
6,138 30
2,510 39
2,472 03
2,575 03

573 20

66

42,109 41
11,913 79
76,741 21
33,013 30
32,253 54
54,972 03
12,512 53
11,710 70

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192 40
2,408 88
2,568 06

185 80

4,461 40

2,408 88
41,693 06
9,821 67

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TO RUSSIA.
William Short,

from 1st Oct. 1808 to 10th May, 1809
John Q. Adams,

5th Aug. 1809 to 27th Feb. 1815 9,000 00 William Pinkney

7th March, 1816 to 16th Feb, 1818 9,000 00 George W. Campbell,

13th April, 1818 10 8th July, 1820 9,000 00 Henry Middleton, 6th April, 1820 to 30th Sept. 1821

9,000 00
Levett Harris, Chargé d'Affaires 17th April, 1814 to 21st Feb. 1817

TO PRUSSIA.
John Q. Adams,

from 1st Jan. 1801 to 26th April, 1801

TO SWEDEN.
Jonathan Russell,

from 25th Jan. 1814 to 1st Oct. 1816 9,000 00

15th July, 1817 to 31st Dec. 1818

TO SPAIN.
David Humphreys,

from 1st Jan. to 9th Dec, 1801
Charles Pinkney,
10th July, 1801 to 2d Oct. 1805

9,00000
James Monroe,

8th Oct. 1804 to 17th July, 1805
James Bowdoin,

10th May, 1805 to 1st Oct. 1807 9,000 00
George W. Erving,
24th Sept. 1814 to 28th Aug. 1815

9,000 00
10th April, 1816 to 15th May, 1819
John Forsyth,

18th Feb. 1819 to 31st Dec. 1821 9,000 00
G. W. Erving, Chargé d'Affaires 24th Oct. 1805 to 5th April, 1810

TO PORTUGAL.
William L. Smith,

froin 1st Jan. to 9th Sept. 1801
Thomas Sumter, to the Brazils, 9th July, 1809 to 24th July, 1819 9,000 00
John Graham, dillo,
12th March, 1819 to 10th June, 1820

9,000 00
TO THE TWO SICILIES.
William Pinkney, *

9,000 00 ToTAL,

$265,500 001 • Oficial documents.

2,250 00 2,250 00

8,432 88 38,071 23

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2,250 00

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11,571 51
49,321 23
11,744 83
33,541 61
49,366 24
37,643 06
25,094 61

21,517 80

8,364 12
27,890 10 3
15,800 00
20,035 27

2,250 00

11,714 83

773 81
1,862 02
2,843 06
3,934 34

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6,213 69
90,391 30
11,255 50

194 05
18,264 42

150 59

8,657 74 119,905 72 22,656 09

1,995 23 10,995 23 59,625 00 | 853,456 28 | 141,296 55 | 1,319,877 83

( No. III. )

PRIVILEGES OF FOREIGN MINISTERS.

Extract from the act of April 30, 1790. Sec. 25. Be it enacted, That if any writ or process shall, at any time hereafter, be sued forth or prosecuted by any person or persons, in any of the courts of the United States, or in any of the courts of a particular state, or by any judge or justice therein, respectively, whereby the person of any ambassador or other public minister of any foreign prince or state, authorized and received as such by the President of the United States, or any domestic or domestic servant of any such ambassador or other public minister, may be arrested or imprisoned, or his or their goods or chattels be distrained, seized, or attached, such writ or process shall be deemed and adjudged to be utterly pull and void, to all intents, construction and purposes, whatsoever.

Sec. 26. And be it enacted, That in case any person or persons shall sue forth or prosecute any such writ or process, such person or persons, and all attorneys or solicitors prosecuting or soliciting in such case, and all officers executing any such writ or process, being thereof convicted, shall be deemed violators of the laws of nations and disturbers of the public repose, and imprisoned not exceeding three years, and fined at the discretion of the court: Provided nevertheless, That no citizen or inhabitant of the United States, who shall have contracted debts prior to his entering into the service of any ambassador or other public minister, which debts shall be still due or unpaid, shall have, take, or receive, any benefit of this act; nor shall any person be proceeded against by virtue of this act, for having arrested or sued any other domestic servant of any ambassador or other public minister, unless the name of such servant be first registered in the office of the Secretary of State, and by such secretary transmitted to the Marshal of the district in which Congress shall reside, who shall, upon receipt thereof, affix the same in some public place in his office, whereto all persons may resort and take copies without fee or reward.

Sec. 27. And be it enucted, That if any person shall violate any safe conduct or passport duly obtained, and issued under the authority of the United States, or shall assault, strike, wound, imprison, or in any other manner infract the law of nations, by offering violence to the person of an ambassador or other public minister, such person so offending, on conviction, shall be imprisoned not exceeding three years, and fined at the discretion of the court. [Approved, April 30, 1790.]

An act fixing the compensation of public Ministers, and of Consuls

residing on the coast of Barbary, and for other purposes. Sec. 1. Be it enacted, fc. That the President of the United States shall not allow to any minister plenipotentiary a greater sum than at the rate of nine thousand dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor to any chargé des affaires, a greater sum than at the rate of four thousand five hundred dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor to the secretary of any legation or embassy to any foreign country, or secretary of any minister plenipotentiary, a greater sum than at the rate of two thousand dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor to any consul who shall be appointed to reside at Algiers, a greater sum than at the rate of four thousand dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor to any other consul who shall be appointed to reside at any other of the states on the coast of Barbary, a greater sum than at the rate of two thousand dollars per annum, as a compensation for all his personal services and expenses; nor shall there be appointed more than one consul for any one of the said states : Provided, It shall be lawful for the President of the United States to allow to a minister plenipotentiary, or chargé des affaires, on going from the United States to any foreign country, an outfit, which shall in no case exceed one year's full salary of such minister or chargé des affaires; but no consul shall be allowed an outtit in any case whatever, any usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That to entitle any chargé des affaires, or secretary of any legation or embassy to any foreign country, or secretary of any minister plenipotentiary, to the compensation hereinbefore provided, they shall, respectively, be appointed by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the senate; but in the recess of the senate, the President is hereby authorized to make such appointments, which shall be submitted to the senate at the next session thereafter, for their advice and consent; and no compensation shall be allowed to any chargé des affaires, or any of the secretaries hereinbefore described, who shall not be appointed as aforesaid : Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize any appointment of a secretary to any chargé des affaires, or to any consul residing on the Barbary coast, or to sanction any claim against the United States for expense incident to the same, any usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That where any sum or sums of money shall be drawn from the treasury, under any law making appropriation for the contingent expenses or intercourse between the United States and foreign nations, the President shall be, and he hereby is, authorized to cause the same to be duly settled, annually, with the accounting officers of the treasury, in the manner following, that is to say: By causing the same to be accounted for, especially, in all instances wherein the expenditure thereof may, in his judgment, be made public, and by making a certificate of the amount of such expenditures as he may think it advisable not to specify; and such certificate shall be deemed a sufficient voucher for the sum or sums therein expressed to have been expended.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall not be lawful for the consuls of the United States, residing on the Barbary coasts, or either of them, to expend, or to disburse, or pay, or cause to be paid, for any purpose, or on any pretence whatever, not authorized by law, to any one of the Barbary powers, or to the officers or subjects thereof, a greater sum than three thousand dollars in any one year, with intent to charge the United States with the same, without first obtaining a special approbation, in writing, from the President of the United States, for that purpose.

And every such consul who shall, after notice of this act, expend or disburse, or pay, or cause to be paid, for any purpose, or on any pretence whatever, not authorized by law, to any one of the Barbary powers, or to the officers or subjects thereof, a greater sum than three thousand dollars in any one year, or shall be aiding or assisting therein, without first obtaining the approbation of the President as aforesaid, shall forfeit and pay to the treasury of the United States

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