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No. 102. OFFICE OF ARMY CLOTHING AND EQUIPAGE, New York, July 15, 1865.

Major General M. C. MEIGS,

Quartermaster-General U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: In compliance with General Orders, No39, from your office, I have the honor to report that during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1865, I was on duty in this city, in charge of the depot of army clothing and equipage, providing supplies for the Army.

I respectfully submit herewith a statement of public moneys which have come into my hands during the past year.

The duties performed by me do not make it necessary to render the other statements described in the order referred to. My assistant, Captain Darrow, will render a statement of funds and a statement of the quartermaster's property which he has been accountable for. Captain R. M. Potter will send a statement of clothing and equipage which has passed through his hands.

My last report, for the year ending June 30, 1864, was forwarded to you on the 25th of August, 1864.

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

D. H. VINTON,

Colonel and Deputy Quartermaster-General.

Statement of public moneys on account of the Quartermaster's Department which have come into the possession of Colonel D. H. Vinton, deputy quartermaster-general, U. S. Army, at New York City, during the year ending June 30, 1865.

On hand July 1, 1864.............................. $785,013.69

Received from Treasury Department during

the year........................................ 33,845,007.25

Received from sales of property and other

sources during the year......................... 7,490.17

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Total............................................ 34,637,511.11

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Expended during the year......................... 2,226,629.76

Transferred to other officers during the year.... 32,410,881.35

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Total............................................ 34,637,511.11

D. H. VINTON,

Colonel and Deputy Quartermaster-General.

OFFICE OF ARMY CLOTHING AND EQUIPAGE,

New York City, July, 1865.

No. 103. DEPUTY QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL'S OFFICE, San Francisco, Cal., August 16, 1865.

Major General M. C. MEIGS,

Quartermaster-General U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: In obedience to General Orders, No. 39, July 1, 1865, from the Quartermaster-General's Office, I have the honor to inclose a report of my money transactions for the year ending June 30, 1865.

My last annual report was forwarded October 1, 1864. My duties during the past year have been confined to this immediate station. The constant supervision of some forty-five posts, widely extended over an area of 1,500 by 600 miles, has left me no time for visiting any of the outposts in the department. Transportation of army supplies up and down the coast, up the Columbia, Colorado, and other navigable rivers, upon or near which we have military posts, is furnished promptly by the different lines of steamers and sail vessels, including our own excellent brig General Jesup. It is but necessary