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ALBANY, N. Y., September 28, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

I have directed the commissary to deliver to Major P. V. Hagner the 3,000 muskets as requested, to be sent to General Anderson at Louisville, Ky.

E. D. MORGAN,

Governor of New York.

ALBANY, September 28, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

I desire authority to cause to be purchased in this State all the horses required for the cavalry and artillery regiments now organizing. They can be had at the Government price, subject to inspection by a Government officer. I deem it of the highest importance to the service that this authority should be granted to me at once.

E. D. MORGAN,

Governor.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

September 28, 1861-10.29 a. m.

His Excellency Governor E. D. MORGAN,

Albany, N. Y.:

I have the honor to inform you that the President has this day appointed you major-general of volunteers. Allow me to congratulate you, and to hope that you will accept the post.

SIMON CAMERON.

HARRISBURG, September 28, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Order received.* I will issue proclamation to-day and put the fragments of independent regiments together immediately and send them forward. Will communicate with you as we progress.

A. G. CURTIN,

Governor.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

September 28, 1861-10.52 a. m.

Governor CURTIN, Harrisburg, Pa.:

Organize an additional company of light artillery at once.

THOMAS A. SCOTT.

MADISON, WIS., September 28, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Our Eighth Regiment was reported to you several days since as waiting orders. The placing of our troops on raw rations is creating great trouble and interfering with enlistments.

A. W. RANDALL,

Governor.

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*See p. 541.

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