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on which the transportation is given, the cost, and the name, rank and station of the officer ordering the transportation. 

The appropriations of the transportation of the Quartermaster's Department are appropriations for transportation of the Army, and are applicable only to transportation connected with the public military service. 

Great care should be observed in sanitizing requests for transportation, which is often demanded for persons in no way entitled to it under the laws, and the regulations, and orders of the War Department. 

Signed M C Meigs
Brevet Major General U.S.A
Quartermaster General

A true copy
C.K. Drew
Capt & AQM Vols
Chief Q.M. Dist. Montgomery