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WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., October 21, 1863.

His Excellency HORATIO SEYMOUR,

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

SIR: I have the honor to inform you that New York's quota of the 300,000 volunteers called for by the President's proclamation of the 17th instant is as follows: First District, 1,668; Second District, 3,034; 17th instant is as follows: First District, 1,668; Second District, 3,034; Third District, 2,343; Fourth District, 4,316; Fifth District, 2.501; Sixth District, 3,312; Seventh District, 2,544; Eighth District, 3,561; Ninth District, 1,887; Tenth District, 1,774; Eleventh District, 1,477; Twelfth District, 1,551; Thirteenth District, 1,520; Fourteenth District, 1,976; Fifteenth District, 1,780; Sixteenth District, 1,125; Seventeenth District, 1,390; Eighteenth District, 1,738; Nineteenth District, 1,793; Twentieth District, 1,893; Twenty- first District, 1,298; Twenty-second District, 1,567; Twenty- third District; 1,581; Twenty-fourth District, 1,704; Twenty- fifth District, 1,474; Twenty-sixth District, 1,591; Twenty- seventh District, 1,815; Twenty-eighth District, 1,644; Twenty- ninth District, 1,318; Thirtieth District, 1,864; Thirty-first District, 1,339; total, 60,378.

This quota is the proportion of the 300,000 men which New York should furnish, according to the number of men of the first class enrolled in that State, and without any regard to the quota assigned her for the present draft, or the number of men obtained under that draft.

In the several districts where a re-enrollment has been ordered the quotas will be changed in accordance with the result of such re-enrollment and the quota of the State accordingly.

The quota of New York for the present draft was as follows: First District, 2,211; Second District, 2,050; Third District, 2,697; Fourth District, 2,050; Fifth District, 2,050; Sixth District, 4,538; Seventh District, 2,050; Eighth District, 2,050; Ninth District, 2,521; Tenth District, 2,270; Eleventh District, 1,933; Twelfth District, 2,013; Thirteenth District, 2,006; Fourteenth District, 2,324; Fifteenth District, 2,370; Sixteenth District, 1,493; Seventeenth District, 1,818; Eighteenth District, 2,310; Nineteenth District, 2,387; Twentieth District, 2,448; Twenty- first District, 1,687; Twenty-second District, 2,068; Twenty- third District, 2,088; Twenty-fourth District, 2,262; Twenty- fifth District, 1,936; Twenty-sixth District, 2,152; Twenty- seventh District, 2,419; Twenty-eighth District, 2,051; Twenty- ninth District, 2,177; Thirtieth District, 2,539; Thirty-first District, 1,749; total, 68,717.

Up to the 17th instant the number obtained on these quotas was as follows: First District, 455; Second District, 493; Third District, 384; Fourth District, 481; Fifth District, 599; Sixth District, 739; Seventh District, 236; Eighth District, 466; Ninth District, 611; Tenth District, 291; Eleventh District (no report); Twelfth District, 276; Thirteenth District, 582; Fourteenth District, 67; Fifteenth District, 352; Sixteenth District, 561; Seventeenth District, 739; Eighteenth District, 114; Nineteenth District, 1,446; Twentieth District, 457; Twenty- first District, 901; Twenty-second District, 971; Twenty-third District, 807; Twenty-fourth District, 1,157; Twenty-fifth District, 1,236; Twenty-sixth District, 1,308; Twenty-seventh District, 964; Twenty-eighth District, 831; Twenty-ninth District, 722; Thirtieth District, 1,243; Thirty-first District, 1,571; total obtained, 21,060, leaving on present draft as made up to the 17th instant a deficiency of 47,657