War of the Rebellion: Serial 044 Page 0895 Chapter XXXIX. DRAFT RIOTS IN NEW YORK CITY, ETC.

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WASHINGTON, D. C., July 14, 1863-11. 10 a. m. Colonel

ROBERT NUGENT,

Actg. Asst. Provost-Marshal-General, New York City:

SIR: Suspend the draft in New York City and Brooklyn.

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General,

(Same to Major [Alexander S.] Diven, to suspend draft in Buffalo.)

WASHINGTON, D. C., July 14, 1863-11. 30 a. m. Colonel

ROBERT NUGENT, Actg. Asst. Provost-Marshal-General, New York City:

SIR: Send forward the consolidated lists of your districts, made for this office, as far as completed. Those that are not completed must be removed to a place of safety and then completed.

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

NEW YORK, July 14, 1863.

Colonel J. B. FRY, Provost-Marshal-General:

SIR: Headquarters destroyed by the mob. Papers safe.

JOHN DUFFY,

Provost-Marshal, Fifth District New York.

WASHINGTON, D. C., July 14, 1863-3 p. m.

Colonel ROBERT NUGENT,

Actg. Asst. Provost-Marshal-General, New York City:

SIR: Set your detectives at work to ascertain the names of the ringleaders and other principal men concerned in the late riot, and to get evidence against them, so that they may be arrested and tried.

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

WASHINGTON, D. C., July 15, 1863-9. 10 p. m.

Colonel ROBERT NUGENT,

Actg. Asst. Provost-Marshal-General, New York City:

SIR: My dispatch of yesterday in reference to draft must not be published.

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.