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relation to certain packages of tobacco placed in your charge by General Mulford on account of rebel prisoners, and as no report has yet been received from you I am directed to inquire whether said letter was received, and if so, what action has been taken with regard to it. An early reply is respectfully requested.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. T. HARTZ,

Brevet Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF FORT MONROE,

March 7, 1866.

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

GENERAL: I have the honor to inclose the report of Surgeon Cooper referring to the state prisoners Davis and Clay, and also call your attention to the report of the board of survey convened by order from your office in reference to the tearing down of building on this point. The proceedings were forwarded direct as ordered.

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

NELSON A. MILES,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers.

[Inclosure.]

FORT MONROE, VA., March 7, 1866.

ASSISTANT ADJUTANT-GENERAL,

District of Fort Monroe, Fort Monroe, Va.:

SIR: I hereby report that state prisoners Jeff. Davis and C. C. Clay are in their usual health. During the past week C. C. Clay has been suffering from a light catarrhal fever from which he is now recovering.

Your obedient servant,

GEO. E. COOPER,

Surgeon, U. S. Army.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, March 9, 1866.

Brevet Major-General HOLT, Judge-Advocate-General:

SIR: On the 2nd of December, 1865, a telegram was sent from this office to General Terry stating that R. B. Winder had been sent to Richmond by direction of the President to be reported to him for trial, and that the papers containing charges would be forwarded as soon as received from the Judge-Advocate-General. Will you please inform me if any steps have been taken to secure the trial of Winder?

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Indorsement.]

WAR DEPARTMENT, BUREAU OF MILITARY JUSTICE,

March 10, 1866.

Respectfully returned.

The papers received by this Bureau have not been sufficient to enable me to prepare charges and specifications against R. B. Winder. Mr.