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Estimates of additional appropriations required to complete the service of the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1863, and previous years.
CIVIL, FOREIGN INTERCOURSE, AND MISCELLANEOUS.
at Bangkok from September 6, 1860, to June 30, 1861, at
TREASURY DEPARTMENT. For amount required for additional clerks,
keeper, messenger, watchmen, and fireman, or laborer, in the office of the assistant treasurer at New York from January
1 to June 30, 1863.................. $4, 350 00 For amount required for additional clerks
and messenger in the office of the assistant treasurer at Philadelphia from Jan
uary 1, to June 30, 1863............. 2, 750 00 For necessary expenses in carrying into
effect the several acts of Congress author
izing loans and the issue of treasury notes 580, 000 00 For expenses incident to carrying into effect
an act for the collection of direct taxes in insurrectionary districts within the United States, and for other purposes; for salaries of tax commissioners who have been or may be appointed in the present fiscal year, their clerks and contingent expenses, per act of June 7, 1862; Laws, pages 422 to 426 ....
54, 600 00
641, 700 00
INTERIOR DEPARTMENT. For travelling expenses for a special agent
authorized by act of July 14, 1862.... 2,000 00 For annual repairs of the President's House 1, 000 00 For enabling the Commissioner of Patents
to pay H. S. Davis, for carpenters' work done in the west wing of the Patent Of. fice building, as per measurement of J. W. Downing, Job. W. Angus, and S. T. G. Morsell.......
In Surgeon General's office:
1. 400 00 One clerk of class one .................
1, 200 00
In Adjutant General's office :
28, 000 00
5, 600 00
74, 600 00
Total civil, foreign intercourse, and miscellaneous.......
677, 137 97
Indian service in Colorado Territory: For liquidation of agency debts contracted
under late Agents Head and Colley, and for the pay of employés to the close of
1861............................. For this amount required to pay the claim
of B. Bachman & Co. for goods furnished to Peter Boyce, Indian farm agent at Corn Creek, Utah Territory, in the months of
August, September, and December, 1859 For this amount required to reimburse the appropriation under the treaty of Fort Laramie, the amount expended in the purchase of guns and ammunition for the Upper Platte agency in 1861, and seized by order of the government as contraband . ......
department ........................ $6, 000, 000 00 For purchase of cavalry and artillery horses 11,000,000 00 For transportation of the army and its
supplies ........................... 25, 000, 000 00
steam rams from September 30, 1862, to
Carried forward. ............ 71, 316, 000 00
687, 787 10
Brought forward ..........$71, 316, 000 00
teers and regulars, and ord
nance and ordnance stores. $13, 226, 788 For purchase of gunpowder and lead................ 1,500,000
- 14,726, 788 00
Topographical bureau :
cluding the purchase of campaign maps,
...... 18, 163, 457 20
108, 730, 245 20
109, 418, 032 30
L. E. CHITTENDEN, Register. TREASURY DEPARTMENT,
Register's Office, November 29, 1862.
Washington City, November 28, 1862. Sir: I have the honor to submit herewith estimates of additional appropriations required for the service of this department for the present fiscal year. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
EDWIN M. STANTON,
Secretary of War. Hon. S. P. CHASE, Secretary of the Treasury.
QUARTERMASTER GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Washington City, November 11, 1862. SIR: I have the honor to submit herewith an estimate for deficiencies in the appropriations of the last session of Congress, arising from the increase of force authorized by an act of Congress approved July 17, 1862, and called into the service of the United States by the President on the 4th of August, 1862, and from the increased price of certain supplies required for the army.
The estimate submitted on 230 May last, upon which the appropriation for the fleet of steam rams was made, provided for the maintenance of that fleet until the 30th of September, 1862, only, by which time it was hoped that the Mississippi river would be open and the fleet could be dispensed with. The failure of the attack on Vicksburg, however, has made it necessary to retain this fleet in service, and an item of $450,000 is included in the estimate of deficiencies, in order to provide for the expenses of the fleet during the nine months from 30th September, 1862, to 30th June, 1863. This estimate is marked D. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
M. C. MEIGS,
Quartermaster General. Hon. EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary of War.
D. Estimate of funds required to supply a deficiency in the appropriations for
the quartermaster's department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1863, caused by the advance in prices of certain articles of supplies, and the in
creased force called into the service of the United States. For the regular supplies of the quartermaster's departmentfuel, forage, straw, and stationery ......................
$6,000, 000 00 For the purchase of cavalry and artillery horses.......... 11, 000, 000 00 For the transportation of the army and its supplies........ 25, 000, 000 00 For the erection, hire, and repairs of barracks, quarters, and hospitals .........................................
1, 730, 000 00 For clothing, camp and garrison equipage .....
27, 136, 000 00 For maintenance and support of fleet of steam rams from September 30, 1862, to June 30, 1863...
450, 000 00
71, 316, 000 00
M. C. MEIGS, Quartermaster General.
QUARTERMASTER GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Washington, D. C., November 11, 1862.
ORDNANCE OFFICE, War Department, Washington, November 27, 1862. SIR: In obedience to the order of 25th instant, I have the honor to submit, herewith an additional estimate of funds which will be required for the service of the Ordnance department during the remainder of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1863. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
JAMES W, RIPLEY,
Brigadier General, Chief of Ordnance. Hon. E. M. STANTON,
Secretary of War.
Estimate of additional appropriations, under the control of the War Depart. ment, required for the ordnance service during the first and second quarters
of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1863. For the purchase of arms for volunteers and regulars, and ordnance and ordnance stores..........
$13,226,788 For the purchase of gunpowder and lead.........
REMARKS IN EXPLANATION TO THE FOREGOING ESTIMATES. Purchase of arms for volunteers, fc.-The amount of this item is deduced from the average past expenditure, during the last four months, of the amount appropriated by the act of Congress of July 5, 1862, which will not materially vary, it is supposed, during the remainder of the fiscal year. The estimates for the current fiscal year were not based on the supposition that the army in the field would be as large as it has been deemed necessary to make it, and hence the required additional appropriation for arms, &c.
Purchase of gunpowder and lead.-The same remarks apply to this item as to the previous one. A large quantity of lead and powder has been procured and is in store, but it is deemed advisable to keep up the supply, by purchasing additional quantities to replace that which is consumed.
JAMES W. RIPLEY,
Brigadier General, Chief of Ordnance. ORDNANCE Office,
Washington, D. C., November 27, 1862.
SURGEON GENERAL'S Office,
Washington City, D. C., November 26, 1862. SIR: I have the honor to lay before you an estimate of the funds required for the medical and hospital department of the army for the remainder of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1863.
The estimates for this department for the current fiscal year, laid before Congress at its last session, amounted to $6,220,984.
The amount appropriated by the act approved July 5, 1862, was $5,705,984.
According to the statement which I had the honor to submit on the 19th instant, the accounts and requisitions approved in this office during the period from July 1 to October 31, 1862, amounted to $5,502,809 02.