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EXPENSES IN RICHMOND.

Medicines for the sick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20

Clothing, &c. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Victuals, &c. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

EXPENSES IN SALISBURY.

For medicines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

Clothing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Vegetables and meat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

Blankets, bed-ticks, &c. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Bread and pies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50

Liquor for the old and sick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

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Respectfully, &c.,

SAMUEL A. PANCOAST.

Affirmed that the above account is correct and just and acknowledged before me this 7th day of April, 1863, at Washington, D. C.

GEO. C. THOMAS,

Notary Public.

[Indorsement.]

WAR DEPARTMENT, April 7, 1863.

Approved.

To be paid from the prisoners' fund in the hands of the commissary-general of prisoners.

By order of the Secretary of War:

ED. R. S. CANBY,

Brigadier-General and Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, March 24, 1863.

Colonel WILLIAM H. LUDLOW, Fort Monroe, Va.:

The Secretary of War directs me to say that the subject of the exchange of officers cannot be decided before Friday, if so soon as that. It will be communicated when received.

E. A. HITCHCOCK,

Major-General of Volunteers, &c.

GOLDSBOROUGH, N. C., March 24, 1863.

Major General J. G. FOSTER, Federal Army.

SIR: Two communications have been referred to me as the successor of General French. The prisoners from Swindell's company and the Seventh North Carolina are true prisoners of war and if not paroled I will retaliate five-fold. In regard to your first communication touching the burning of Plymouth you seem to have forgotten two things. You forget, sir, that you are a Yankee and that Plymouth is a Southern town. It is no business of yours if we choose to burn one of our own towns. A meddling Yankee troubles himself about every body's matters except his own and repents of everybody's sins except his own. We are a different people. Should the Yankees burn a Union village in Connecticut or a cod-fish town in Massachusetts we would not meddle with them but rather bid them God-speed in their work of purifying the atmosphere. Your second act of forgetfulness consists in your not remembering that you are the most atrocious house-burner as yet unhung in the wide universe. Let me remind you of the fact that you have made two raids when you were weary of debauching in your negro harem and