War of the Rebellion: Serial 122 Page 0595 UNION AUTHORITIES.

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To arrive, viz:

By October steamer Mr. Schuyler advises the forwarding of-

45,000 revolvers...................................... $562,500

6,000 swords.......................................... 21,000

12,000 Enfields....................................... 168,000

All of the sets of clothing and equipments............ 500,000

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1,251,500

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By November steamers:

38,000 balance of revolvers........................... 475,000

12,000 balance of swords.............................. 42,000

15,000 Enfields....................................... 210,000

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727,000

Before the end of December 10,000 Enfield rifles additional are to arrive, $17=$170,000.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, October 24, 1861.

Honorable E. D. MORGAN,

Governor of the State of New York, Albany:

DEAR SIR: Captain T. J. Kennedy, of New York Nineteenth, desires to organize a battery of artillery to serve with the regiment until otherwise ordered by commanding general. Please give the proper authority and such facilities as you can to aid a speedy organization.

Very respectfully,

THOMAS A. SCOTT,

Assistant Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, October 24, 1861.

Governor CURTIN,

Harrisburg:

Please authorize Colonel Friedman to proceed with the organization of his second regiment of cavalry.

THOMAS A. SCOTT.

HARRISBURG, October 24, 1861.

Honorable T. A. SCOTT,

Assistant Secretary of War:

I cannot, in justice to the people of the interior of the State, and particularly west of mountains. To stop Colonel Friedman now an disband and refuse cavalry; must explain [sic]. I do not wish to do so. I have declared that you wanted no more cavalry, and have dispatched to that effect. If cavalry are wanted make a requisition, and then you can increase the companies of Friedman's command.

A. G. CURTIN.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

October 24, 1861.

Governor CURTIN,

Harrisburg:

SIR: Definite action in relation to Colonel Friedman's second regiment of cavalry has been delayed until the Secretary's return. He now