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Sub offe a
Tampa Bay Mar 10.1853

Lieut.

You will please pay the Beef Contractor from [[?]] 1. at the rate of 10ยข (ten cents) per lb. - L. Lanier Esq.

  Lt A. Beckwith}   | Very Resblly
A.A.C.S. Ft.Myer}   | Yr Sv
                    | J.C.Casey C.S.

Sub Office
Tampa Bay Florida
April 13 1853
Gen Geo Gibson CGS

Should any troops be ordered to relieve those now in Florida I have to suggest that the transports may be ordered to bring a sufficient quantity of subsistence stores, to supply the relieved troops on their way out.  I presume, in the event of such a movement, that the transports which bring out post troops will carry back these now here

Resplly Sv
JCCasey

Lewin Lamier Esq
Beef Contractor,   hi, Yr letter of 23d in this movement recd: and, in reply, I have to inform you that your contract will be continued by me until Dec 1. next, provided you give satisfaction and thereafter, f it should still seem for the public interest.

As you make no allusion to this increased price (10c) authorized by me for beef delivered at Ft Myers since Jany 1. 1853, I fear my letter may not have reached the ACS at that post.

Yr Ob Svt
JC Casey
Chf G in Fa

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Tampa Bay Fla Nov 9 1853

Major,

Please forward to this depot before the end of Decr the following sub stores - to A C S Tampa Bay
62 Bbl  M Pork
135 -[[ditto for bbl]] Flour
40 Bu Beans
600 lb Rice
500 -[[ditto for lb]] Coffee
2000 -[[ditto for lb] Sugar
100 -[[ditto for lb]] Candles
200 -[[ditto for lb]] Soap
20 -[[ditto for lb]] Salt

in addition to the 60 Pork 20 Beans called for on Oct 5 or 5 bu fr Butter ord.
Very respectfully [[good guess]]
[[signed]] JC Casey[[/signed]] Capt [[?]]

 Maj I T Reynolds}
Acty C S NOrleans}
Tampa Bay Fla Nov 9. 1853

Gen Geo Gibson
CGS Sir, In consequence of the presuent changes & inexperience of the officers at this Depot I have not hesitated to place myself on duty so far as to examine into the state of the supplies [[?]] as estimate to the acs norleans,

If the troops coming by [[?]] to relieve the 1st Arty, bring subs: for these [[?]], there will be no scaseity of any thing.

Resplly Yr ost

[[signed]] JC Casey [[/signed]]
Capt C

Tampa Nov. 20 1853

Gen Geo. Gibson C.G.S.

Sir:  I have the honor to acknowledge your letter of the 5th and I hasten to supply the reports called for by your Circular of Febry 3. 1853 and which I have neglected since my report of Febry 13. 1853. I was stationed here, as Chf. C.S. in Florida, by your orders dated Aug 14. 1849, and was

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