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First Congress.

ficers in the field, "without intervention of courts-martial or boards of survey."

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Jan. 19, 1864.

To the House of Representatives.

In response to your resolution of the 11th instant, I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, relative to "the collection and distribution of the 'tax in kind,' under the act approved April 24, 1863."

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., January 19, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, covering copies of several additional reports of military operations during the last year.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Jan. 25, 1864.

To the House of Representatives.

In response to your resolution of the 11th ult., I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, showing, as far as the records of the Department enable him to do, the number of men liable to conscription who have been removed from the Commissary and Quartermaster's Departments, to give place to disabled soldiers, as directed by law.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., January 26, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, covering a copy of an additional report of military operations during the last year.

Jefferson Davis.