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irections, especially empowered by the Secretary of the Navy to act for his Department in that crisis in matters pertaining to the forwarding of troops and supplies for the public defence. On the same occasion I directed that Gov. Morgan and Alex. Cummings, of the city of New York, should be authorized by the Secretary of War (Simon Cameron) to make all necessary arrangements for the transportation of troops and munitions of war in aid and assistance of the officers of the army of the United Stactions now, because my attention has been directed to a resolution which was passed by the House of Representatives on the 30th of last month, which is in these words: "Resolved, That Simon Cameron, late Secretary of War, by investing Alexander Cummings with the control of large sums of public money, and authority to purchase military supplies, without restriction, without requiring from him any guarantee for the faithful performance of his duties, when the services of competent public off