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The Departments — expenses of the army — counterfeiting&
Some interesting information is gleaned from the reports of the Departments accompanying the President's Message to Congress.
In the post department, the receipts for ten months ending June 30, 1860, exceed those of the late United State for the same time, $59,921, and the cost of service was reduced by the sum of $1,515,829. In the Treasury, up to the 1st of August, 62, the receipts were $302,535,196 and the expenses $328,748,830--the difference of $26,193,634 being made up of various balances to the credit of disbursing officers, which are not yet paid.
The war tax has been by the several States as follows: North Carolina, $1,400,000; Virginia, $2,125,000; Louisiana, $2,500,000; Alabama, $3,000,000; Georgia, $434,126; Florida, $225,374, and Mississippi, $1,484,467--making a total of $10,168,967. South Carolina has paid her quota in the form of 6 per cent' call certificates; Arkansas and Texas have not been rendered comp