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transferred to the Confederate service, and will report for duty to Major-General Hindman. Men not within the ages of conscription will be discharged upon application.

H. M. RECTOR,

Governor and President of Military Board.

[Inclosure No. 2.]

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. TRANS-MISSISSIPPI DISTRICT, No. 4. Little Rock, Ark., June 2, 1862.

I. All person within this district are hereby required to take Confederate notes as currency at pas in all business transactions.

II. The following tariff of prices is hereby established throughout this district for the articles specified:

Flour.............................per hundred.......$8 00

Bacon............................. Per pound.......... 25

Beef...................................do............ 10

Corn..................................per bushel..... 75

Corn meal..................................do........1 00

Chickens..................................per dozen..4 40

Butter.....................................per pound 20

Eggs......................................per dozen. 15

Potatoes.................................per bushel..1 00

Hay any fodder........................per hundred....1 50

Lard....................................per pound... 20

Pork.........................................do..... 15

Turkeys.....................................each.... 1 00

Salt....................................per sack....15 00

Sole leather............................per pound... 50

Upper leather...............................do...... 80

Harness leather.............................do...... 75

Molasses.................................per gallon. 40

Sugar....................................per pound.. 10

Quinine.................................per ounce...10 00

Calomel.....................................do...... 50

Morphine....................................do......15 00

Castor oil..............................per gallon.. 5 00

Ipecac..................................per pound... 8 00

Opium...................................per ounce... 2 00

Tartar emetic.................................do.... 25

Blistering ointment.....................per pound... 8 00

Epsom salts.................................do...... 60

Soda........................................do..... 50

Rhubarb..................................per ounce.. 50

Cream of tartar...........................per pound.. 2 00

Turpentine..............................per gallon.. 2 50

Dover's powders.........................per ounce... 75

III. Every person violating paragraph I of this order, and every person having for sale any article specified in paragraph II, and demanding or receiving for the same any higher price than that established therefor, or refusing to sell the same for such price, must be arrested and sent to these headquarters, to be dealt with as such inhuman and disloyal conduct may deserve. Proof of the fact, in the form of affidavits, before any State officer authorized by law to administer an oath must be sent with the prisoner.

IV. All Confederate officers and soldiers are hereby instructed, and State officers and loyal citizens are authorized and requested,to execute this order promptly and without respect to persons in every case of its violation.

By order of Major-General Hindman:

R. C. NEWTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.