prison fund so far as they are deemed indispensable by the surgeon in charge.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Bvt. Brigadier General, U. S. Army, Commissary-General of Prisoners.
HEADQUARTERS FORT McHENRY, MD., June 9, 1865.
Bvt. Brigadier General WILLIAM HOFFMAN,
Commissary-General of Prisoners, Washington, D. C.:
GENERAL: I have the honor to request that you will please inform me as to whether any of the within-nmaed parties, who were captured with Jeff. Davis and family, will be released under General Orders, Numbers 109, War Department, Adjutant-General's Office, dated Washington, D. C., June 6, 1865.
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
JOHN F. MOUNT,
Major, Seventh New York Artillery, Commanding Post.
Major Victor Maurin, Captain George V. Moody, First Lieutenant Leland Hathaway, Midshipman Jeff. D. Howell, Private John Messick, Private William M. Monroe.
HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES ON THE RIO GRANDE,
Brazoxs Santiago, Tex., June 9, 1865.
1. Colonel Charles Black, provost-marshal-general, will proceed to Brownsville, Tex., for the purpose of paroling all prisoners of warat that place, in accordance with the terms of the convention agreed upon between Major General E. R. S. Canby and General E. Kirby Smith.
Brigadier General E. B. Brown, commanding at Brownsville, will designate the proper officers to receive the surrendered property, and will render such other assistance as may be necessary.
By order of Major General F. Steele:
JOHN F. LACEY,
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, D. C., June 10, 1865.
Major General E. R. S. CANBY, New Orleans:
Send Governor Moore to Fort Pulaski.*
EDWIN M. STANTON,
Secretary of War.
OFFICE COMMISSARY OF PRISONERS,
Camp Douglas, Ill., June 10, 1865.
Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT, Commanding General U. S. Army:
GENERAL: We, the undersigned, (late) officers in the Confederate Army, do respectfully represent to you that, under an agreement made
*For correspondence relating to Governor Moore not publishd in this series, see Series I, Vol. XLIX, Part II.