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B. You will, on the first day of each month, make a report to the Superintendent of the work of your office during the preceding month, which will comprise: 1. A statement of the number of claims received and forwarded by you, classified in conformity with the blank and instructions which will be sent you: and 2. A Cash Report, which will give a classified transcript of the items from your Cash Account, and be accompanied by your duplicate vouchers for the month, receipted, including bills of magistrates, of publishers of papers, &c., receipted, or certified by them as correct. IV. Collection of Moneys. Upon the allowance of a claim by a Governmental Department, the certificate will be mailed by the Central Office to the post-office address of the claimant, and you will be notified of that fact; except in cases where the claimant resides in the same town with yourself, when the certificate will be sent to you fo delivery. It will be your duty to give the claimants, in all cases, all necessary assistance to enable them to convert their certificates into money. Blanks for the purpose can be had at this office; and for them, or any instructions in reference to the collection of moneys on the certificates, you will apply to the General Agent, DARIUS FORBES, Esq. You will also in ever case, when you render such assistance in the collection of moneys, report the fact to the Central Office, giving the name of the claimant, the class of the claim, and the date and amount of the collection. V. Correspondence with the Central Office. The convenience of this office requires that all correspondence with it should be through the Superintendent of Local Agencies, except such matters, specified under the heads of "Preparation and Presentation of Claims" and "Collection of Moneys," as are therein directed to be submitted to the General Agent. Please carefully observe the distinction. WILLIAM F. BASCOM Superintendent of Local Agencies. Washington, D.C., Sept. 1. 1865.
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