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from the Secretaries of the Treasury, of War, and of the Navy, in reference to claims for vessels seized for public use, in response to your resolution of the 5th inst.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Feb. 27, 1863.

To the Senate of the Confederate States.

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Attorney General in relation to the marshalship of Louisiana, in response to your resolution of the 19th inst.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., February 27th, 1863.

To the Senate of the Confederate States.

In further response to your resolution of the 10th inst., in reference to the shares held by alien enemies in the Washington and New Orleans Telegraph Company, I herewith transmit a communication from the Postmaster General.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., March 3rd, 1863.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, covering copies of the reports of Generals Polk, Hardee, and Cheatham of the part borne by their commands in the battle of Shiloh, April 6th and 7th, 1862.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., March 4, 1863.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, covering an estimate of additional funds required for the service of the Ordnance Bureau, for the period ending June 30, 1863.

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

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., March 5, 1863.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith inclose for your information a copy of an act of