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First Congress.

[To the House of Representatives.]

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, in further response to your resolution of the 21st August, asking for copies of the official reports of all engagements with the enemy received since the adjournment of Congress.

Jefferson Davis.

[Received September 26, 1862.]


Richmond, Va., September 27, 1862.

To the Senate of the Confederate States.

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, in response to your resolution of the 10th of April, requesting "a list of the commissioned officers in the Regular and Provisional Armies." This reply is communicated to you as an Executive document, it being deemed imprudent at this time to make it public, because of the information it would give to the enemy if it should chance to reach them.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., September 27, 1862.

To the House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your information a report from the Secretary of War, upon the case of Charles K. Hyde, in response to your resolution of the 20th inst.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Sept. 29, 1862.

To the House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of State, in response to your resolution of the 22d inst., submitting "estimates for the necessary expenses of the Department of State for the month of January, 1863."

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

Jefferson Davis.