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First Congress.

Executive Office,
Richmond,
January 20, 1863.

To the Senate of the Confederate States.

I have the honor to request that my message[1] sent to the Senate at the opening of the session may be returned to me, to change a word which is an error.

Jefferson Davis.

[The same message was sent to the House of Representatives.]


Richmond, Va., Jan. 21, 1863.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith return my message[1] sent to you on the 14th [12th] instant, calling your attention to the 12th line on the 7th page, where I have substituted the word "sovereign"[2] for "seven," as it previously stood, incorrectly written.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., January 24th, 1863.

To the House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, forwarding for your information copies of certain reports of military operations, being a response in part to your resolution of the 22d inst.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., January 27, 1863.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, covering an estimate of funds required by the Ordnance Bureau.

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

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Jan. 30, 1863.

To the House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit, for your information, a communication from the Secretary of War, forwarding copies of "orders of impressment," in reply to your resolution of the 15th inst.

Jefferson Davis.