as he might prescribe, provided he obtained the approval of the President
The following table, which the reader may skip if he dislikes such literature, will indicate how the funds, gathered from various sources and transferred to the accounting officer, were recorded.
The table further shows something of their original use:
Receipts: amounts received during the year 1865
|from freedmen's fund||$466,028.35|
|from freedmen's retained bounties||115,236.49|
|for clothing, fuel, and subsistence sold||7,704.21|
|from rents of buildings||56,012.42|
|rents of lands||125,521.00|
|Conscript schools (tax and tuition)||34,486.58|
expenditures: amounts during the year 1865.
|Clothing, Fuel, and Subsistence||75,504.05|
|Rents of Buildings||11,470.88|
|Labor (by freedmen and other employees)||237,097.62|
|Repairs of Buildings||19,518.46|
|Rents of Lands||300.00|
|Balance on hand, October 31, 1865||429,033.11|
|Deduct Retained Bounties||115,236.49|
|Balance available for liabilities||$313,796.62|
The sums that came into the hands of the chief disbursing officer, originally arising from taxes on salaries.
of colored employees retained in some instances