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First Congress.

Executive Office,
Richmond,
September 24, 1862.

To the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of War, covering an estimate for a deficiency in the appropriation for ordnance.

I recommend an appropriation of the amount, and for the purpose specified.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., September 24, 1862.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of War, covering an estimate "of the Commissary General of the sum necessary to purchase the supply of flour for the Army for the ensuing season."

I recommend an appropriation of the amount, and for the purpose specified.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Sept. 24, 1862.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of the Navy, covering an estimate for "an additional appropriation for the construction and equipment of ironclad, and other vessels abroad."

I recommend an appropriation of the amount, and for the purpose specified.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Sept. 24, 1862.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, in response to your resolution of the 22d August, in reference to regiments disbanded and consolidated.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., September 24th, 1862.

[To the House of Representatives.]

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of War, in reference to the proposed railroad