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First Congress.

Richmond, Va., August 22, 1862.

To the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of the Navy, covering estimates of the amount required to meet a certain contract, to which I invite your careful consideration.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Aug. 26, 1862.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, submitting an estimate of the amount required for a purpose specified, and covering a copy of a letter from the Hon. Howell Cobb in reference to the matter.

I recommend an appropriation of the sum, and for the object mentioned.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Aug. 27, 1862.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, submitting estimates "of the amount required to defray expenses incurred in detecting forgers of Treasury notes of the Confederate States, and bringing them to justice."

I recommend that an appropriation be made of the sum and for the purpose specified.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Aug. 28, 1862.

To the Senate of the Confederate States.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, submitting an estimate of the "amount required to refund to the State of North Carolina the excess over her quota paid into the Treasury on account of the war tax of the Confederate States."

I recommend that an appropriation be made of the sum and for the purpose specified.

Jefferson Davis.