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Subs. Officer
Tampa Bay Florida
Sept 13th 1849.


In reply to your letter of the 7th I hasten to inform you that I have no storage for more provisions than you have already provided - as I am advised.

No more troops are now expected nor are any issues made to Volunteers or citizens. 
Very Respectfully
Your Obt Serv.

To Lieut - E. Hayes}
 a.c.s. New Orleans}

[[?]] I know not yet what supplies to 7th Infy have with them.


Tampa Bay
Sept 13/

Sir I have recd. the following Treas Debts - payable to my order by the asst Treassur  Norleans La.
  No 5940 W.W. No 9161 for $500
Yr obed sent
[[signed]]J.C Casey [[/signed]]

Wm Felden
Treas. WV.

CS Officer 
Tampa Bay 
Sept 23/49 

W Hayes

Lieutenant, the 7th Infty bro't but a small amt. of sub. with them, and but for the arrival of the 20000 rat Invd by you on Aug 20 and now in their harbor we should be out of supplies.

I supposed that from my former letters your would have forwarded 3 months rats. with all troops coming here & I have now to request that unless ordd to the contrary by higher authority you will forward their monthly supply with all troops coming here

With this letter you will receive a reqn for say 20000 rats

Very respectly
Yr Ob Servt
[[signed]] J.C. Casey [[/signed]]
Capt CS [[?]]

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C.S. Office
Tampa Bay
Sept 23/49

Lt E. Hayew
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You will please forward as early as practicale say 30000 Rations to the depot ACS Lieut DeRussey 4th actg Qr 
 [[1st 2 are bracketed together]]
     16000 Rati Pork
      4.000 Bacon
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      20.000 Hd Bread  
      10 000 Flour
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       15.000 - Beans
       25.000 - Rice
       35.000 - Coffee
       38.000 - Sugar
       30 000 - Vinegar
       50.000 - Candle
       33 000 - Soap
       45.000 - Salt
Very respectfully
Yr Obdt Sevt
[[signed]] J c Casey [[/signed]]
[[underlined]]Capt  C.S. [[/underlined

Note.  The stores (20000 R) inc by you on Aug 20 are in the Bay   C

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Circular to the 
A.C.S. at
the posts
in Florida

(Circular)   Subs. Office Tampa Bay Fla. 
              September 24th,1849 

1.  You will report at the end of every month the number of Rations (of each article) on hand at your post, and the average daily issues. Also the price paid for fresh Beef = the name of the person supplying it, and how often issued.

A.C.S. Maning there supplies from [[underlined]] Tampa Bay [[/underlined]] will make their reports to [[underlined]] Capt. Casey Chf C.S. [[/underlined]] and  those drawing their supplies from [[underline]] Palatka [[/underlined]] will report to [[underlined]] Bvt. Major [[?]] Corn A.C.S. in charge of [[/underlined]]that depot.

2. Purchase fresh Beef in open market and make in contract pending the Department. When a whole beef is

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