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birney has been directed to report to you immediately for that duty.

The chief of the Bureau will furnish instructions.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., July 6, 1863.

His Excellency HORATIO SEYMOUR,

Governor of New York, Albany, N. Y.:

SIR: I have the honor to inform you that orders have this day been sent to the Boards of Enrollment in the Eighth, Ninth, Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth, and Twenty- ninth District of New York to make a draft on these districts for 5,043, 2,521, 2,520 1,493, 2,087, 2,152 and 1,867 men, respectively, of the first class. I would respectfully invite your attention to the communication sent you from this Bureau on the 1st instant, and request that the suggestions therein, contained be carried out in these cases.

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

JAS. B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

CIRCULAR

WAR DEPOT., PROV. March GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 40.

Washington, D. C., July 7, 1863.

The President of the United States has divided the State of Kansas into two enrollment district, as follows: all that part of the State north of the Kansas River to constitute and to be known as the Northern District, headquarters Leavenworth City; and all that part south of the said river to constitute and to be known as the Southern District, headquarters Lawrence.

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington City, D. C., July 7, 1863.

Major T. M. VINCENT,

Asst. Adj. General, Adj. General s" Office, Washington, D. C.:

MAJOR: I have the honor to inform you that a draft has been ordered in the following States and districts upon the dates respectively mentioned below:

Date. State. District. Number of

men.

June 3 New Hampshire............ First....... 1,968

3 Massachusetts............ Tenth....... 2,263

6 Connecticut.............. Second...... 1,939

3 New York................. Twenty-first 2,087

6 ......do................. Twenty-eight 2,165

3 ......do................. Twenty-ninth 1,867

6 Pennsylvania............. Seventh..... 1,892

3 ......do................. Ninth....... 2,082

3 ......do................. Twenty-first. 1,915