FORT MONROE, VA., May 8, 1865. - 12 midnight.
(Received 8. 20 p. m. 9th.)
Major General J. M. SCHOFIELD,
Have arrived at Fort Monroe, and will go to City Point to-morrow. Telegraph to Wilson to act in all matters according to his own good sense, and in a day or so I will lhear from General Grant whether I am to command my own subordinates or not. Halleck invites me to his house in Richmond, but I declined emphatically. Howard and Slocum have have reached Petersburg.
W. T. SHERMAN,
RICHMOND, VA., May 8, 1865.
Have the following published and circulated in your department
TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS REWARD.
HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE JAMES,
Richmond, Va., May 8, 1865.
By direction of the Secretaryof War a reward of $25,000 is hereby offered for the arrest and delivery for trial of William Smith, rebel Governor of Virginia.
H. W. HALLECK,
H. W. HALLECK,
GREENSBOROUGH, May 8, 1865.
There are some eighty condemned wagons here, claimed as property of the State, that have been sold and notes taken in payment, payable one year hence to whoever may be State treasurer at that time. It is also claimed that General Schofield intimates that he would not interfere with the transaction. Will you please notify me of his desire in the matter.
J. D. COX.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTH CAROLINA,
Raleigh, May 8, 1865.
Major General J. D. COX,
Greensborough, N. C.:
The major-general commanding desires me to say that the sale of the condemned wagons is not approved. They were used for army purposes, and are therefore supposed to belong to the United States.
Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.