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The Daily Dispatch: April 24, 1863., [Electronic resource], Estimates for the support of the Government. (search)
Estimates for the support of the Government. The Secretary of the Treasury has submitted to Congress his estimates of the appropriations necessary for the support of the Government from July 1st to December 31st, 1863, and last night they were passed by the House. The estimates are as follows: Legislative281,045.50 Executive salary of President, &c.24,125.00 Treasury Department22,711,490.61 War Department34,813,518.00 Navy Department State Department57,470.00 Department of Justice775,488.38 Post Office Department Miscellaneous10,0 0.00 Total In looking over the estimates is detail we find some interesting statement of . To support one regiment of light artillery (10 companies) six months it costs $405,781. A regiment of cavalry for the same time costs $817,871; and a regiment of infantry for the same length of time costs . The cost of supporting 250 Generals, 400 Alas., 163 Brigade Quartermasters, 750 Brigade Commissioner 500 chaplains and which is the f
of the Treasury for the purchase of 8 per cent bonds under the one hundred million prior to the 30th February, 1863." The amendment was agreed to. From the same committees a bill was reported and passed for the relief of agents of the Government who have received counterfeit notes. The House then went into Committee of the Whole, and tuck up for consideration the bill reports from the Committee of Ways and Means, making appropriations for the support of the Government, from the 1st of July to the 31st of December 1863, but without complaining the bill Committee rise and the House took a recess till 8 o'clock. In the evening the House again resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, (the Curry in the chair,) and resumed the consideration of the appropriation bill. The bill as it finally passed the House, does not vary materially in its appropriations from the deletion as submitted from the second departments. The vote on the passage of the bill, after the Committe
One hundred dollars reward --Will be paid for the delivery to me or lodged in jail so that I get him again a negro boy named William, calling himself William. Wilkinson, who ran away in the latter part of June or first of July, 1863, from Messrs Mounter and Johnson, keepers of the Secession Club House, in Richmond, to whom he was hired. William is about 21 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches high, slender, somewhat bandy legged, rather long faced, of yellowish brown complexion, confident in speech and manner and much inclined to foppishness in dress and habits. I have reason to believe that he block himself to the service of some officer in the Confederate States army, which was rear Richmond at the time be ran away, and that he is still most probably is such service. Any information about this boy communicated to me or to his owner, (N P Reward, of Richmond,) will be thankfully received Richmond, May 7, 1863. H. D. Hacho. my 8--3t*
Journal of Morgan's Raid. The Kentucky Loyalist, of the 11th ult., publishes the journal of Lt. Col. Alston, Morgan's Chief of Staff, who was captured on the 5th of July, and sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. It is very interesting and will well repay perusal: July 1st, 1863--On the banks of the Cumberland. The river very high, No boats--Gen. M. obliged to build a number of boats, which he accomplished with very little delay, and commenced crossing at sundown. July 2d.--Bucksville. Had great difficulty in making the horses swim; but by united and systematic exertion succeeded in getting the entire command of — regiments over by 10 A. M., though the command was very much scattered. At 11 o'clock scouts came into Bucksville and reported the enemy advancing and within four miles of the town. It was supposed to be only a small scouting party, and a portion of Col. Dick Morgan's command was sent out to make a reconnaissance. The report of the scout of the enemy advancing pro
semi-annual interest due 1st January, 1863, on five and six per cent.registered debt$860,896.00 same, interest due 1st July, 1863.250,000.00 received of Common-wealth on account of interest due 1st Jan'y, 1863, on coupon debt of the State150,000.00 same, interest due 1st July, 1863.150,000.00 received of Common-wealth on account of interest due 1st January, 1863. on £373,000 sterling coupon debt.41,444.44 received of Common-wealth on account of public debt advertised to be redeemed 1st Jst July, 1862. on reg'd debt$69,860.95 To pay interest due 1st Jan'y, 1863, on same.514,787.79 To pay interest due 1st July, 1863. on same.414,708.41 To pay interest due 1st July, 1862. on coupon debt6,630.00 To pay interest due 1st Jan'y, 1863, on same.38,655.00 To pay interest due 1st July, 1863, on same23,520.00 To pay holders of certificates of Va State 6 per cent registered debt redeemed.10,952.00 Total disbursements$1,069,114.18 Balance in the Treasury30th Sept., 1863.1,108,595.4
d navy, have been promptly met and fully satisfied. No considerable body of troops, it is believed, were ever more amply provided and more liberally and punctually paid; and it may be added that by no people were the burdens incidental to a great war more cheerfully borne. The receipts during the year from all sources, including loans and the balance in the Treasury at the commencement, were $901, 125,674.86, and the aggregate disbursement $895,796,636.65, leaving a balance on the 1st of July, 1863, of $5,329,044.21. Of the receipts there were received from customs, $69,059,642.40; from internal revenue, $37,640,787.95; from direct tax, $1,485,103.61; from lands, $167,617.17; from miscellaneous sources, $3,046,615.35, and from loans, $776,682,361.57--making the aggregate $901,125,674.86. Of the disbursements there were for the civil service, $23,253,922.08; for pensions and Indians, $4,216,526.59; for interest on public debt, $24,729,846.;51 for the War Department, $599,298,6
h a visit. Mr — was connected with the army for some months as a quartermaster of the — the Indiana volunteers but resigned immediately after the evacuation of Corinth by our forces, and has had no sympathy or connection with the army since. Any duty he may agree to perform you may rely upon it that it will be faithfully done. Any favor shown him will be reciprocated by me whenever any opportunity offers. I am, general, yours, with much respect, Jno G Davis. Greencastle, Ind, July 1, 1863. Dear Sir --I take this method of introducing to your favorable consideration Mr--, a resident of this place. Mr — wishes to enter the service of the South in some capacity, so that he can be of some assistance to your cause. I can safety recommend him to you as an energetic and faithful man in any capacity you may place him, and I know that he can be of valuable assistance to you. Mr — was for some time connected with the Union army, but became disgusted with the party in power
1862, which was for 300,000 nine-months men, and the last call of July, 1861, for one year men. Therefore we have had calls for 2,710,637 volunteers for terms of service which had not yet expired on the 1st of August, 1864, and they have all been filled, or a draft would have been made, for one was ordered in every call since the one of July, 1862. The total number of volunteers called for has been 3,010,037 for volunteer army; in regular army, December, 1863, 43,332; in navy, July 1, 1863, 34,000. Total, 3,113,969. Probable increase in regular army and navy since the above dates, 40,000. Grand total in army and navy, 3,159,962, exclusive of all that have been called out for less than nine months. The number of these who could possibly have been counted twice up to August 1, 1864, was 42,034 under first call for three years men, and 300,000 nine- months' men furnished under call of August 4, 1862. If all of these three-year and nine-months' veterans had survived th
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