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Abstract of contracts made by the Quartermaster's Department during the year endling December 31, 1870, and those made prior thereto, but not received in time to

be included in the last report.

No.

Place and date.

Parties.

Nature of contract.

Bond.

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General L. C. Easton-P. G. Lowe

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General L. C. Easton-R. J. Jeffries

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General L. C. Easton-L. T. Smith

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General E. C. Easton-W. M. Patterson

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General L. C. Easton-I. C. Walters
General L. C. Easton-I. Ingraham

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For the construction of two ice-houses, at $2,200 for the two, at

Fort Riley. Kans.
For 3.000 bushels of corn, at 50 cents per bushel, and 100 tons of hay, !

at $5 50 per ton, at Hyatt's Farni, Leavenworth County, Kavs.
Hay, as required, at 87 50 per ton, at Moore's Farm, Leavenworth

County, Kans.
For couv. as required, at 54} cents per bushel, and hay, as required,

at $6 497 per tou, at Hyatt's Farm, Leavenworth County, Kans.
Corn, as reynired, at 511 cents per bushel, at Moore's Farm,

Leavenworth County, Kans.
For corn, as required, at 40 cents per bushel, and hay, as required,

at $7 per 1920, at I. S. Hyatt's Farm, Jackson County, Kans.
For 62.000 pounds of corn, at 31 97 21-157 per 100 pounds, at Hays

City, Kans.
For 372,000 pounds of corn, at $1 90 per 100 pounds, at Hays City,

Kans.
For 400,000 pounds of corn, at $1 54 per 100 pounds, at Fort Harker,

Kans.
For 400,000 pounds of corn, at $1 54 per 100 pounds, at Fort Harker,

Kans.
For 530,000 pounds of corn, at $1 03 per 100 pounds, at Fort Riley,

Kavs.
For 140,000 pounds of bran, at 90 cents per 100 pounds, at Fort

Leavenworth, Kans.
For 1,000,000 pounds of corn--56,000 pounds, at 89 cents per 100

pommes, 56,000 ponnds, at 92 cents per 100 pounds, 56,000 pounds,
at 95 cents per 100 pounds, 832,000 pounds, at 99 cents per 100
pounds, and 170,000 pounds of oats, at $1 25 per 100 pounds, at

Fort Leavenworth, Kans.
For 100,000 pounds of corn, at $4 32 per 100 pounds, at Fort McRae,

N. Mex.
For 800,000 pounds of corn, at $2 68 per 100 pounds, at Fort Cum-

mrings, N. Mex.
For 600,000 pounds of corn, at $2 14 per 100 pounds, at Fort Selden,

X Mex.
For 425,000 pounds of corn, at $3 39 per 100 pounds, at Fort Bayard,

N. Mex.
For wood, as required, at $4 per cord, at Corinth, Miss
For wood, as required, at $6 per cord, at Jackson, Miss
For lease of promises to be used, headquarters Department of the

South, at 8.200 per month, at Atlanta, GA
For supplying water to camp of l'nited States infantry, at 810 per

month, at lluntsville, Ala.

General L. C. Easton-S. A. Cunningham

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13 Santa Fé, X. Mex., December 18, 1869.. Colonel M. I. Ludington-H. Lesinsky.
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Colonel M. I. Ludington-I. D. Barncastle
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Colonel M. I. Ludington-H. Lesinsky. 16 | Jackson, Miss., December 21, 1869. Colonel R. N. Batchelder-II B Gerhurt. 17 Jackson, Miss., December 22, 1269. Colonel R. N. Batchelder-W. H. H. Green 18 Atlanta, Ga., January 5, 1870.

Colonel A. R. Ediy-A. Austell 19 Atlanta, Ga., November 1, 1869

Colonel A. R. Edy-S. Collart

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23 Now Orleans, Li, January 12, 1870.

Colonel E. I. Strang-F. W. Perkins & Co.

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New Orleans, La., December 29, 1869.. Colonel E. I. Strang-A. Philips
24 New Orleans, La., December 31, 1869.. Colonel E. I. Strang--Mrs. E. C. Wynhart.
25 Jeffersonville, Ind., December 10, 1809 General I. A. Potter-G. W. Perkins, warden

State penitentiary of Ilinois.
26 Portland, Oreg., December 1, 1869. General R. Saxton--A. P. Aukeny

General R. Saxton-S. G. Reed

Portland, Oreg., November 15, 1869.

500

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28 Chicago, III., January 10, 1870.

Omaha, Nebr., November 18, 1869.. 30 St. Paul, Minn., February 17, 1869.

Colonel A. I. McGonnigle-A. Bolter
General William Myers-A.C. Leighton
General S. B. Holabird-I. I. Hill

at 625 eriaonth, at Warrenton, Ga. For lent of prominen to be used as a camp for United States troops,

and stables, at $150 per month, at Montgomery, Ala. For land of premises to be nerens officers' quartere, atorerooms, For 300 corule of wood, at $ 4H per cord, at Jackson Barracks, La.;

300 cords of wood, at $8 98 per cord, at Forts Jackson and St.

Philip, La.
For lease of premises for officers, &c., at $175 per month, at New

Orleans, La.
For lease of premises for headquarters Department of Louisiana,

at $268 33, at New Orleans, La.
For 200 A tents, at 90 cents each, manufactured, delivered, and

accepted wder the contract, at Jeffersonville, Ind. For lease of premises to be used as store-house and office for chief

commissary of subsistence, Department of Columbia, at $100 per mouth, at Portland, Oreg. For lease of premises to be used by the medical director and assist

ant inspector general, aud quartermaster's house, at $300 per

month, at Portland, Oreg. For 115 bedsteads, Meige's pattern, at $6 50 each, at Chicago, Ill. For lease of premises for use of chief commissary, Department of

the Platto, at $50 per month, at Omaha, Nebr.
For transportation and storage of freight from St. Paul to Forts

Ripley, Abercombie, Wadsworth, or the towns of St. Cloud or
Sauk Rapids, or other points westward of St. Cloud, at 575 cents
per 100 pounds for way freight, and for storing and transporting
through freight to or from Chicago, Ill., St. Louis, or Fort Suelling,

Minn. at 54 cents per 100 pounds.
For transportation of stores from Columbus to San Antonio, Tex.,

143 miles, at schedule prices.
For the use of four six-mule wagons and teams to accompany on

march a company of l'nited States cavalry, at $14 for each team per day wluile employed.For lease of premises to be used as officers' quarters, at $62 50 per

month, at Montgomery, Ala.
For transportation of Government stores, at schedule prices, at

Savannah, Ga.
For 500 cords of wood, at $3 46 per cord, at Fort Macon, N.C.
For lease of premises to be used as quartermasters' and subsistence

storehouse, at $15 per month, at Tallahassee, Fla.
For rent of Government farm at Camp McDowell, Ariz., receiving

for said rent barley or oats, at 31 cents per pound, and wheat or
barley, hay or sorghum, at $41 75 per ton, at Camp McDowell,

Ariz.
For transportation of oflicers and men from San Francisco, Cal., to

the mouth of the Colorado River, at, for officers $75 each, and for
men and laundresses & 10 each, per steamer ('ontinental.
For 1,000 cords of wood, at $5 90 per cord, at Little Rock, Ark.
For 5,000 bushels of corn, at $2 23 per bushel; 8,000 bushels oats, at

$1 41 per bushel, at Fort Sill, Idaho. For ferriage across the Colorado River, at Fort Yuma, Cal., at $230

per month.

50,000

General M. S. Miller-Adams & Weckes.

1,000

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Austin, Tex. July 10, 1869.
Fort Ellis, Mont., January 5, 1870.

General B. C. Card-P. McCormick

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Atlanta, Ga., January 10, 1870.
Atlanta, Ga., January 1, 1870.
Atlanta, Ga., October 1, 1869.
Atlanta, Ga., January 25, 1870.
Camp McDowell, Ariz., December 20,

1869.

Colonel A. R. Eddy-I. P. Stowe & Co.
Colonel A. R. Eddy-T. F. Gleason
Colonel Á. R. Eddy-George Laughton
Colonel A. R. Eddy-D. S. Walker
Captain I. L. Johnston-John Smith.

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General C. G. Sawtelle-Holladay & Brenham

San Francisco, Cal., January 19, 1870..

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Little Rock, Ark., December 28, 1869.. Captain I. G. Leefe-F. S. Hobbs
Fort Gibson, C. N., November 25, 1869.. Colonel A. F. Rockwell-Moses Brown.
Fort Yuma, Cal., October 1, 1869 General G. B. Dandy-C. Jaeger.

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Parties.

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42 Austin, Tex., November 27, 1869.
43 Austin, Tex., October 2, 1869.
44 Austin, Tex., October 8, 1869.

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51 Louisville, Ky., January 1, 1870.

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General M. S. Miller-Henry Weber.

For charcoal, as required, at 30} cents per bushel, at San Antonio,

Tex.
General M. S. Miller-E. R. Stiff.

For corn in sacks, as required, at $1 37 per bushel, at Greenville,

Tex
General M. S. Miller-E. C. Dewey

For transportation on route No. 1, from Austin, Trx., to all mil.

itary posts south of the Red River, at $1 75 per 100 pounds per

100 miles.
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For transportation on route No. 6, from Jefferson or Marshall, Tex.,

to all points east or northeast of the Brazos River and south of Red River, including Fort Grittin and Waco, at $1 14 per 100

pounds per 100 miles. dlo

For transportation on ronte No. 12, from Calvert to all points cast

or northeast of the Brazes River and south of Red River, includ.
ing Fort Griffin and Waco, Tex., at 274 per 100 pounds per 103

mules.
General J. A. Potter-William Jones & Co. For coal, as required, at 20 cents per bushel, at Jeffersonville, Ind.
General J. A. Potter-W. & I. Braden

For stationery, at schedule prices, at Jeffersonville, Ind..
General J. A. Potter-J. P. Morton & Co.

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Colonel C. W. Foster-Smith & Cutter.

For transportation, at 60 cents per ton, in San Francisco, Cal
Colonel H. C. Ransom--Clark & Fairfax

For wood, as required. at 35 50 per cord; coal, as required, at 25

ernts per bushel, at Nashville, Tenn.
Colonel H C. Ransom-.J. M. Gillespie.

For wood, as required, at 5430 per cordi, at Chattanooga, Tenn
Colonel H. C. Ransom-Clark & Fairfax

For corn, as required, at $1 15 per bushel, at Nashville, Temn., corn,

as required, at $1 25 per bushel, at Humbolilt, Tenn.; corn, as re.
quirei, at $1 30 por bushel, at Chattanooga, Tenn.; oats, as re.
quired, at 62 centi per bushel, at Louisville, Ky.; oats, as re-
quireil, at 65 cents per bushel, with wacks, at Louisville, Ky;
hay, as required, at $20.95 per ton, at Louisville, Ky.; straw, as

required, ai 613 70 per ton, at Louisville, Ky.
Colonel H. C. Ransom-Whitney, Brown & Co. For corn, as required, at el 15 per busbel, at Lonisville, ky
Colonel H. C. Ransom-H. B. Phillips .

For corn, as required, at 99 cents per bushel, shelled ; corn, as re

quired, at 95 cents per bushel, in the car; hay, as required, at
$21.50 per ton, baled; straw, as required, at $il 75 per ton, un.

baled; straw, as required, at @14 73 per ton, baled; at Lebanon,
Colonel H. C. Ransom-W. D. Flanagan For wood, as required, at $4 -0 per cord, at Lebanon, Ky.
General M. S. Miller-Adams & Wickes.. For transportation on ronte No. 7, from Indianola to San Antonio,

Tex, it $1 29 pr 100 pounds per 100 miles; and from San Anto
uim, Tex., to al points in Texas south of 30 degrees of north lat.

itude, at el 30 per 100 pounds per 100 miles.
For Unsportation in Texas on route No. 3, from Branham or ter.

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CONTRACTS OF THE QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT.

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per 100 pounds per lo inilon, Fir wood, am relires, st! peg corel, at Fort Brown, Tex pol wool, as required, aut 25 17 1"cord, at San Antonio, Tex

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Cieneral M.S. MillerGeneral M, S, Miller

Alex. Werbiski Adam & Wleken.

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General M. S. Miller-II. C. Smith 63 .do

For wood, as required, at $378 per cord, at Fort Duncan, Tex. General M. S. Millor-Wiliam Mogford.

For wood, as required, at $7 per cord, at Fort Quitman, Tex. 64 .do General M. S. Miller-W. Keesey

For wood, as required, it 81 3. pati cord, at Fort Concho, Tex .do General M. S. Miller-H. C. Horisont

For wood as required at $1 45 per cord, at Fort Davin, Tex.

For wood, as required, at 86:50 per coril, at Jetlilo. Tex 66

General M. S. Miller---H. Hoerster.
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For woord, as required, at $437) per coril, at Fort Mokavett, Tex
General M. S. Miller T. M. Gouzalca.

For wooll, as required, at 8H 5 per cord, at Fort Bliss, Tex
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For wood, as required, at 2 94 per cond. at Fort Clark, Tex 68

General M. S. Miller-L. Quinth. .do

For wood, as requireil, at $1417]'r cord, iat Fort Stuckton, Tex
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General M. S. Miller--Adams & Wickes.
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For P5,000 pounds of corn, at $2:27 per 100 pounds, at Fort Gar.
Colonel M. I. Ludington--F. Meyer.

land, N. Mex.
Santa Fé, N. Mex., January 13, 1870.
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For 330.000 pounds of corn, at $2 43 4-7 per 100 pounds, at Fort Bas.
Colonel M. I. Ludington--F. Chapman.

com, N. Mex.
72 Santa Fé, N. Mex., January 31, 1870. Colonel M. I. Ludington-M. Brunswick. For 10.000 pounds of oats, at 2 cents per pound, at Fort Bascom,

V. Mex.
Santa Fé, N. Mex., January 12, 1870.
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For 50,001 poils of corn, at $3 59 per 100 pounds, sackel; 350,000
Colonel M. I. Ludington-L. Rosenbaum.

pounds of corn, at $3 35 per 100 pounds, uusacked ; at Fort Craig,

N. VI K.
Santa Fé, N. Mex., January 15, 1870..
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For 2,000 cords of mixed wood, at $3 75 per cord, at Fort Union,
Colonel M. I. Lurlington-J. D. May

N. Mex.
Saint Paul, Minn., February 12, 1870..
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For transportation from Fort Benton, or any other point in Jon.
General S. B. Holabird-J. B. Hubbell

tana on the Missouri River, at whedule prices.
General S. B. Holabird-Wilder, Burbank & Co. For transportation from Saint Paul, or Saint ('lou, or at Fort Ste.
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venson or other posts on the Missouri River, Dak., vastuurd
anı north warı, or any point of the Saint Paul and Pacilie Rail.
Toal, or at any points in the State of Minnesota and that part of
Dakota Territory north and east of the Missouri River, at sehed.

ule prices.
St. Louis, Mo., February 18, 1870. Captain George H. Weeks-J. T. Brewer. For 146 cords of wood, at $9 per cord, at St. Louis, Mo
St. Louis, Mo., February 16, 1869. Colonel C. W. Thomas-J. E. Kaime..

For lease of premises to be used as a medical purveyor's depot, at

$ 158 33 per month, at St. Louis, Mo.
Richmond, Va., March 1, 1870.
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For 60 tons of hay, at 8:22 50 per ton ; 25 tons of straw, at $11 per
Colonel J. G. Chandler-L. L. Bass.

ton: 1,000 bushels of oats, at 02 cents per bushel; at Richmond, Va.
80 Chicago, Ill., February 17, 1870
General D. H. Rucker-G. K. Hazlett.

For transportation from Chicago, Ill., to posts on the Upper Mis.

souri River, at schedule prices.
Fort Sully, Daki, November 9, 1867
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For 450 cords of wood, at $3 30 per cord, at Fort Sully, bak.
Lientenaut A. II. Gooilloe-John Dillon
Chicaga, H., February 7, 1870
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For 400 cavalry horses, at $123 cach, at Chicago, III
Colonel A. J. McGonnigle-J. T. Salter
Tucson Depot, Ariz., April 20, 1869
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For 1,000,000 pounds of hay, at 62 cents per pound, at Tucson Depot
Captain G. C. Smith-J. Anderson.

Ariz.

For victualing and manning steamer Diamond, at $23 40 per month Tucson Depot, Ariz., November 12, Captain W. H. Bailhache-E. E. Mulliner. 84 1864.

For transportation on route No. 2, from any point in Kansas ani
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General L. C. Easton--F. 0. Kihlberg.
St. Louis, Mo., January 31, 1870.

Coloració north of Red River and west of 90 degrees, and at Fort
Union, N. Mex., or other depot in said Territory as may be de.

signated, at sehedule prices.

For lease of premises for use of post hospital, at 8:20 per month, at
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Colonel A. R. Eddy-S. L. Fremont.
Atlanta, Ga., January 1, 1870

Smithville, NC.

For repairing and altering barracks, 81,735 25, at Barrancas, Fla 87

Colonel A. R. Eddy-Aug. Jones. .do 88 Camp Wright, Cal., February 10, 1870. Lieutenant A. B. MacGowan-Lieutenant J. S. For miscellaneous supplies, viz: Barley, 1 cent per pound: hay, at Styles, Indian agent.

$9 50 per ton; straw, at 88; com brooms, 50 cents each: axe. helves, 25 cents each; harness leather, 30 cents per pound; at Camp Wright, Cal.

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Abstract of contracts male by the Quartermaster's Department during the year ending December 31, 1870, fc.-Continued.

No.

Place and date.

Parties.

Nature of contract.

Bond.

89 Washington, D. C., February 23, 1870.

Captain D. G. Thomas-Patrick Sullivan

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General L. C. Easton-J. L. Spears

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General L. C. Easton-C. R. Underwood.

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General L. C. Easton-J. M. Webster.

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For sanitary work, at 12 cents per box; 25 cents for each cart-load

of ashes, and $1 for the removal of each dead public animal, at

Washington, D. C.
For lease of premises adjoining United States barracks at Mobile,

Ala., to be used as barrack.grounds, at $8 33) per month, at Mo

bile, Ala,
For lease of premises for oflicers' quarters, at $20 per month, at

Tuscaloosa, Ala.
For 50 cavalry worses, at $129 each, at Chicago, Ill
For 250,000 pounds of corn, at $1 03 1-5 per 100 pounds; 180,000

pounils of oats, at $1 64 4-9 per 100 pounds, at Fort Riley, Kans.
For 160,000 pounds of oats, at 81 25 per 100 pounds, at Fort Leaven.

worth, Kans.
For 490,000 pounds of corn, at $1 49 per 100 pounds, 200,000 pounds;

290,000 pounds of corn), at $1 51 per 100 pounds, at Fort Harker,

Kans.
For 144,000 pounds of oats, $2 111 per 100 pounds, at Fort Harker,

Kans,
For 536,000 pounds of corn, at $1 88 per 100 pounds; 20,000 pounds

of oats, at $2 34 per 100 pounds, at Hays City, Kans.
For 500,000 pounds of corn, at $1 89 per 100 pounds; 160,000 pounds

of oats, at 82 33 per 100 pounds, at Hays City, Kans.
For 200,000 pounds of corn, at $1 90 per 100 pounds, at Hays City,

Kans.
For 200,000 pounds of corn, at $1 90 per 100 pounds, at Hays City,

Kans.
For 190,000 pounds of corn, at $2 50 per 100 pounds, at Pond City,

Kans.
For 62,000 pounds of oats, at $3 13 per 100 pounds, at Fort Wallace,

Kans.
For 84,000 pounds of oats, at $! 50 per 100 pounds, at Fort Leaven.

worth, Kans.
For 83,000 pounds of oats, at $1 33 per 100 pounds, at Fort Leaven.

worth, Kans.
For 500 cavalry horses, at $123 95 4-5 each, at St. Louis, Mo.
For the erection of superintendent's lodge at the National Cemetery

for $2.665, at Richmond, Va.
For 52 wagou mules, at $154 74 cach, at Wilmington Depot, Cal.
For 430,000 feet pine louber, at 814 per 1,000 feet; 600,000 pine
shingles, at $7 per 1,000 ; 50,000 pine lath, at $7 per 1,000, at Fort

Wingate, N. Mex. For 20,000 feet of fino pine lumber, at $50 per 1,000 feet, at Fort

Bascom, N. Mex.

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