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by what authority, I have the honor to say:— Under the direction of His Excellency the Governor and the Honorable Council, the following contracts have been made by me as Adjutant and Acting Quartermaster General:— 1st. With the Middlesex Company, Lowell, for 6,000 yards of cloth, six-fourths wide, to make 2,000 military overcoats, at $1.37 a yard. 2d. With William Deacon, to make 2,000 military overcoats at $2.15 each, he finding the trimmings, except the buttons. 3d. With James Boyd & Sons, to make 1,000 knapsacks, army pattern, and with Edward A. G. Roulstone, to make 1,000 knapsacks, army pattern, severally at $1.88 each. 4th. With Converse, Harding, & Co., for 1,000 pairs of blankets, army size, at $3.75 a pair. 5th. With the Rubber Clothing Company, Beverly, for 2,000 haversacks, at 75 cents each. 6th. The buttons for the coats have been contracted for with the manufacturer at Attleborough, and will cost about $740. 7th. I was also authorized to co