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the conditions expressed in the within form of parole.* The Secretary of War desires you to communicate this to Doctor Minnigerode and on his singing the parole to permit him to visit Mr. Davis twice a month.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure.]

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, January 24, 1866.

Major General N. A. MILES, Commanding, &c., Fortress Monroe, Va.:

Application having been made by the Rev. Charles Minnigerode, of the city of Richmond, for permission to visit Jefferson Davis in Fortress Monroe as a spiritual adviser and for religious purposes set forth in the letter of Mr. Minnigerode, dated November 28, 1865, addressed to the Secretary of war, it is ordered that, on a parole embodying the pledges heretofore made being signed by Mr. Minnigerode, such permission be granted him twice a month, for the purposes and subject to the engagements specified in the said letter.

By order of the Secretary of War;

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, January 26, 1866 - 7.15 p. m.

Major General N. A. MILES, Commanding, &c., Fort Monroe, Va.:

The President directs that Mrs. Clay be permitted to visit her husband alone. Acknowledge receipt.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DISTRICT OF FORT MONROE,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 29, 1866.

General E. T. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant-General:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report the prisoner Clay as well. Davis is very comfortable but complains some of dyspepsia.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

NELSON A. MILES,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, D. C., January 29, 1866.

Brigadier General JOHN E. MULFORD,

Agent of Exchange, Richmond, Va.:

GENERAL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt at this office of the following papers forwarded by you, viz: Statement of claims filed in your office for moneys and valuables taken by the enemy from Federal prisoners (accompanied by original letters); statement of balance in kind due Federal prisoners, made up by you from papers and information obtained from rebel records; invoices of watches and jewelry

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* See inclosure, Miles to Townsend, January 30, p. 874.

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