Continuing our publication of the confidential reports of the heads of departments in response to the circular of General Breckinridge, Secretary of War, we give next the
Report of Commissary General Northrup.
Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department, Richmond, February 9, 1865. Hon. John C. Breckinridge, Secretary of War:
Sir — In response to your circular of 7th instant, received yesterday, I have the honor to submit, for your consideration, the papersis respectfully referred for the information of the Hon. Secretary of War, in connection with report of Commissary General of 9th instant.
(Signed) L. B. Northrup, C. G. S. Bureau of Subsistence, February 13, 1865.
Confederate States of America, Subsistence Department, Richmond, February 9th, 1865. Colonel L. B. Northrup, Commissary-General C. S. A.:
Colonel — I respectfully submit the following report of the financial operations of this bureau since January 1st, 1865.