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Second Congress.

Richmond, Va., Dec. 6, 1864.

To the House of Representatives.

In response to your resolution of the 23d ultimo, I herewith transmit communications from the Secretaries of the Treasury and of War, relative to the protection secured for the cotton under their control, belonging to the Confederate States, against exposure to the weather.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., December 6, 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.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Dec. 7, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of War, covering an estimate "of funds required to meet our treaty obligations to the Indian Nations, for the period ending June 30th, 1865."

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Dec. 7, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.[1]

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of War, covering [an estimate of funds] needed to meet [a deficiency in the appropriation to pay the officers and] employ[ees of the Department.]

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Dec. 12, 1864.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, showing the additional amount necessary to be appropriated to meet the estimated ex-


  1. This message was found badly mutilated, the words in brackets being supplied by the compiler.