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had authority to furnish transportation. Colonel Day refused it, on the ground that Mr. Goddard's furlough was no sufficient authority for the man's absence. Captain McKim, the United-States Quartermaster in Boston, also declined to furnish transportation. The State had neither authority nor funds. The Adjutant-General said,— every thing in his power to have the bills settled; but he cannot make officers make the returns they should make, and therefore he is denied what is his due. Captain McKim and all of us are satisfied that the bills are just, and that Mr. Palmer should have been paid long ago. I will thank you, therefore, if you will take the bills and vouchers as they are, and permit Captain McKim to pay Mr. Palmer what is so justly his due, and which he is so much in need of. The bill was paid; not, however, without some further delay. There were a great many cases of this character, some of which have not yet been settled, for want of proper vouchers, which should h