Department of War 23. May. 1815.
The Acting Secretary of War has the honor to represent to the President of the United States: That the appropriations for the subsistence, for the Quarter Masters Department, for Arsenals, Magazines &c, Maps and plans, forage of Rangers, and Camp Equipage of the Army of the United States for the years 1814 & 1815; are inadequate to the accomplishment of their objects; and that it has become necessary for the Public Service, that a portion of the money appropriated for other branches of expenditure in the Department of War, be applied to the said appropriations as follows:
|From Clothing to Subsistence||$500,000.00|
|From Indian Dept. to Qr. Mar. Dept.||$250,000.00|
|" Arming & Equipping Militia to do.||150,000.00||400,000.00|
|From Arming $ Equipping Militia to be applied as follows|
|To Arsenals & Magazines||$3035.08.00|
|To Maps, plans, &c.||2250.85.00|
|To forage for Rangers||3952.80.00|
|From Contingencies to Camp Equipe.||200,000.00|
|" Purchase of artillery Horses to Do.||50.000.00||250.000.00|
All which is respectfully Submitted
(Signed) A. J. Dallas
DNA: RG 107—LRRS—Letters Received by the Secretary of War, Registered Series.