9 Papers Communicated to the House of Representatives of the Confederate States by the President in 1864 Being Chiefly Reports from the Secretary of W

9 Papers Communicated to the House of Representatives of the Confederate States by the President in 1864 Being Chiefly Reports from the Secretary of W

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...of this latter sum has been supplied, nor am I informed of any definite arrangements to do so. That there is. a large amount of claims outstanding against the department in the trans-Mississippi department I have no doubt, but. what portian of it, if any, is for the impressment of property, I am i unable to say, but I am not advised of any impressments having been 'made in "disregard of the provision of the impressment law," or payment refused for such property when impressed. So far as regards that portion of Louisiana on this side of the Mississippi, efforts have been made to have adjusted and settled all claims due from tho Government to the citizens, and Major Mims, an able and efficient officer, placed on that duty, and funds have been sent him with instructions to use all diligence to..accomplish this end. Respectfully, your obedient, A. R. LAWTON, Quartermaster General. Bureau Of Subsistence, ) Richmond, January 20, 1864. $ Hon. James A. Seddon, Secretary of War: Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of letter of Burton N. Harrison, private secretary, of 15th, communicating the following resolution of the House of Representatives of the 13th instant, viz: "Resolved, That the President be requested to inform this House what amount of money has been forwarded to the trans-Mississippi department since the adjournment of Congress, and also, whether any measures have been taken to adjust the numerous claims against the Government, arising from impressments of property in Louisiana in disregard of the provisions of the impressment law, and where no compensation or payment was made to the owners." In reply, I have to report, that from June 1st to August 8th, 1863, there was sent to the trans-Mississippi department...show more

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  • 9781236605788