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The Daily Dispatch: February 3, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Potter investigating Commitee--the Yankees Overhauling Gen. Floyd--interesting particulars. (search)
t of one hundred thousand muskets, and as many more up to the maximum number as the service will spare. Signed, J. B. Floyd, Secretary of War." Subsequently Floyd, by a strange freak, professed to discover that the price for which the arms were sold was less than he supposed when he accepted the bid, and said that they shoulppearance of Col. Craig's report, in which he protests against the sale of more small arms. Col. Craig states that only 50,000 of the 141,000 arms sold during Floyd's administration of the War Department were advertised as required by the law of 1825, and that he protested against further sales. The consequence was his remova In the evidence of Belknap, he mentions George Sanders, a well-known traitor, as one of his advisers in the purchase of the 100,000 muskets. The whole conduct of Floyd leaves not a doubt that he believed he was making a sale to parties in the interest of the rebellion, and it were affectation to suppose that, in annulling the ori