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to Fort Boise, when I will advise you if anything of sufficient importance occurs. Our monthly regimental returns are not forwarded regularly on account of the non-receipt of the company returns.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. F. MAURY,

Colonel First Oregon Cavalry, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS, Fort Majove, N. Mex., September 24, 1863.

ACTING ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENEAL,

Hdqrs. District of Southern California, Camp Drum, Cal.:

SIR: I have the hoor to state that since my communication of the 24th ultimo very few Indians have been seen on the road; that none of the various parties who have travled the road have suffered any annoyance from them. Beyond this I have not a single fact of military or public importance to communicate.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. IVES FITCH,

Captain, Fourth Infantry California Volunteers, Commanding.

SAN FRANCISCO, Septemer 25, 1863.

(Received 9. 30 a. m. 26th.)

Colonel E. D. TOWNSEND:

I have returned to my headquarters from tour of inspection in Nevada Territory.

G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General.

WASHINGTON, September 25, 1863.

Brigadier General G. WRIGHT:

I have seen your note to Colonel Townsend. * It was not intended that there should be any delay whatever in erecting batteries in the localities designated in my telegram to wait for any further instrucitons from here.

H. W. HALLEKC,

General-in-Chief.

HEADQUARTERS HUMBOLDT MILITARY DISTRICT, Fort Humboldt, September 26, 1863.

Major TAYLOR,

First Battalion Mountaineers, Cal. Vols., Commanding Fort Gaston:

MAJOR: The following telegraphic dispatch was received at these headquarters this evening, viz:

SAN FRANCISCO, September 17, 1863-9 a. m.

Colonel WHIPPLE,

Commanding Humboldt District:

(Via Weaverville.)

Send immediately a force to protect persons and property in Trinity County from Indains.

By order:

R. C. DRUM,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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*See August 31, p. 599.

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