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First Congress.

I trust that the House will find in the above stated reasons a justification for withholding fuller information than is contained in the message and the accompanying letter of the Secretary of the Navy.

Jefferson Davis.

[Received February 7, 1863.]


Richmond, Va., February 7, 1863.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, covering an estimate of the amount required for the remuneration of additional clerks in the War Department.

T recommend an appropriation of the amount, and for the purpose specified.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., February 11, 1863.

To the House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War, in reference to the case of Colonel Richard Thomas, in response to your resolution of the 24th inst.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Feb. 11, 1863.

To the House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, inclosing copies of the findings of a general court-martial, in the cases of persons charged with desertion and absence without leave, being a response to your resolution of the 27th ult.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., February 13, 1863.

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of War, covering an estimate for the incidental and contingent expenses of the Army, and of the Department of War, until the 30th of June next.

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

Jefferson Davis.