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HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF FORT MONROE,

October 16, 1865.

General E. D. TOWNSEND,

Asst. Adjt. General, War Deaprtmetn, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report the prisoners Davis, Clay, and Mitchel to be well to- day. THe quarters in Carroll Hall for Clay and Mitchel will be completed to- morrow.

Very reseptfully, your obvedient servant,

NELSON A. MILES,

Brebvet Major-General of Volunteers, Commandign.

[Indorsement.]

ADJUTANT- GEENRAL'S OFFICE, October 18, 1865.

Shown to the Secretary of War, whodirects the transfer of Clay and Mitchel to Carroll Hall.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-Geernal.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT- GENERAL'S OFFICE,

October 18, 1865.

Major General N. A. MILES, U. S. Voplunteers,

Commanding, &c., Fort Monroe, Va.:

SIR: Yur report of the 16th instnat has been received. The Secretary of War direts that the prisoners Clay and Mitchel be transferred to the new quarters preapared for them in Carroll Hall.

I am, sir, very resepctfully, your obedient servnant,

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Afjutant-Gernal.

WAR DEPARTMETN,

Washington City, October 18, 1865- 11 a. m.

Major-Gernal SHERIDAN, Commandign, &c., New Orleans:

The President declines to permit General Hood to visit Jefferson Davis, and directs yu to be ntified of his decidion in answer to your telgram.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

WASHINGTON, D. C., Otctober 19, 1865.

Brigadier General A. B. EATON,

Commissary- Geenrl of Subsistence, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: In reply to your inquiries in regad to the prisn fund made fromthe savings of rations, I have the honor to inform you that the credit to the fund on the books of the Subsistence Deaprtmetn at the closing of the seeral military prisons amounted to the following sums, all of which has been transferred tot he Subsistence Deaprtmetn, viz:

Newport News............................... $26,464.63

Point Lookout.............................. 544,556.31

Point Lookout Hospital..................... 25,845.49

Alton...................................... 33,583.34

Camp Duglas................................ 181,739.96

Hart's Island.............................. 21,237.81

Hart's Island Hospital..................... 8,12