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REPORT OF THE SECOND AUDITOR.

REPORT

OF

THE SECOND AUDITOR OF THE TREASURY.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT,
SECOND AUDITOR'S OFFICE,
November 1, 1877.

SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of this bureau during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1877.

BOOKKEEPERS' DIVISION.

Requisitions registered, journalized, and posted.

On what account drawn.

Pay Department..
Ordnance Department
Medical Department..
Quartermaster's Department.
Adjutant-General's Department..

Appropriations under control of Secretary of War..

Expenses of Commanding General's Office

Soldiers' Home..

National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.

Special acts of relief by Congress...

Indian Department

Transfer and counter requisitions, issued for the purpose of adjusting appropriations, carrying amounts to and from the books of the Third Auditor's Office, &c

Total

Net amount drawn from the Treasury by requisitions registered in this office from July 1, 1876, to June 30, 1877

Appropriation warrants.

Credits, 42.

In favor of appropriations of the-
Pay Department
Ordnance Department...
Medical Department.
Adjutant-General's Department..
Quartermaster's Department...

War Department, (under control of Secretary of War)..

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Soldiers' Home..

Special acts of relief by Congress..
National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Indian Department...
Commanding General's Office

Total credits...

War Department...
Indian Department

Total debits

Debits, 10.

(Transfer and surplus-fund warrants.)

Condensed balance-sheets of appropriations.

CREDIT.

Balance to the credit of all appropriations July 1, 1876
Amount credited by appropriation-warrants during the fiscal year end-
ing June 30, 1877...

Amount credited by requisitions during the same period.
Amount credited through Third Auditor's Office to appropriations used
in common by both offices...

Total

DEBIT.

Amount debited to appropriations by transfer and surplus-fund warrants during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1877..

Amonnt drawn from appropriations by requisition during the same period

Amount drawn through the Third Auditor's Office from appropriations 'used in common by both offices

Balance remaining to the credit of all appropriations on the books of this office June 30, 1877

Total

Total.....

Settlements entered.

War Depart

meut.

Transfers to Third Auditor..

Transfers to Fourth Auditor
Miscellaneous

$133, 20 15 4,727 36 670,733 44 5,947,362 14 3,000 00

23,308, 114 28

$3,364, 524 70

17, 360, 752 14
1,267, 822 12

77,070 67
22,070, 169 63

Contingencies of the Army, disbursing accounts.

Claims, war, $206,782.58.

Claims, Indian, $3,580.925.17

Freedmen's branch, Adjutant-General's Office, disbursing accounts..
Indian agents' disbursing accounts....

Medical purveyors' and storekeepers' disbursing accounts
National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers disbursing accounts.
Ordance officers' and storekeepers' disbursing accounts..

Paymasters' disbursing accounts

Proceeds of government property

Recruiting-officers' disbursing accounts

Removing suspensions, closing accounts, &c....

Removing charges against officers for supposed overpayments, &c
Special acts of relief by Congress

Soldiers' Home...

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Settlements made, chiefly for the purpose of adjusting appropriations, 10; amount involved, $765,299.47.

$4,507, 619 08

5,947,362 14 235, 207 76

1,205, 768 42 16,951, 136 03 690,243 75

3, 223, 021 43 3,931, 69 22 22,070, 169 63 10,690, 188 98

10, 690, 1- 98

Arrears of pay..

Charges on account of overpayments....

Charges and credits on account of ordnance property sold or lost by employés..
Charges to officers for overpayments made on erroneous musters.

Credits for refundments

1,247,521 05 5,510, 798 71

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During the year the sum of $2,354.45 has been recovered from 24 exIndian agents, and $228.37 from 10 recruiting-officers, to close their accounts on the books of this office. Six transcripts of charges for double payments have been prepared for suit, 72 bonds of disbursingofficers have been registered, 855 certificates of deposit have been listed, 537 certificates of non-indebteduess have been issued, and 1,222 letters written.

The work of this division shows a marked increase compared with last year, as the following items indicate:

Requisitions registered, &c

Warrants recorded and posted
Settlements entered, journalized and posted.
Bonds of disbursing-officers recorded
Certificates of non-indebtedness issued

PAYMASTERS' DIVISION.

Total.......

1876.

3,386
44
2,905
54
309

Disbursements, as per paymasters' accounts. ...
Payment of stoppages and fines to the Soldiers' Home
Amount stopped from the pay of enlisted men for tobacco furnished
by the Subsistence Department, and transferred to the credit of that
department on the Third Auditor's books....

Amount charged to regular and volunteer officers for double payments.
Amount charged to officers and men for over-payments..
Amount of over-payments and double payments refunded
Amount stopped from the pay of officers and men for subsistence and
quartermaster's stores, transportation, &c., and transferred to the
credit of the proper appropriations on the Third Auditor's books....
Miscellaneous charges, credits, and transfers...

MISCELLANEOUS DIVISION.

1877.

Five hundred and eighteen paymasters' accounts have been audited. and reported to the Second Comptroller since June 30, 1876, and 787 miscellaneous settlements made. Seventeen paymasters' accounts have been finally closed, as follows: In thirteen cases the balances due the United States aggregated $7,618.20, and that amount was recovered by suit and deposited in the Treasury. In four cases the paymasters were found to be creditors to the extent of $4,789.17, and that amount was paid them. The accounts of eight paymasters have been prepared for suit, th amount at issue being $36,979.56, chiefly on account of balances due the United States by paymasters who left the service in 1861.

The amount involved in the above-mentioned accounts and settlements is $12,939,155.21, as follows:

3,957
52
3,498
72
537

In

crease.

571 8 593 18

228

$12, 604, 998 41 120,563 12

148, 354 84 29,834 22 6,060 34 11,087 06

11,810 07 6,446 55.

12,939, 155 21

There were 144 paymasters' accounts on hand July 1, 1876, 529 were received and 518 settled during the year, leaving 155 on hand June 30, 1877. One thousand one hundred and sixteen letters were received, briefed, and entered, and 1,318 written.

Two thousand two hundred and seven accounts and claims pertaining to the Ordnance and Medical Departments, contingencies of the Army, Commanding General's Office, contingencies of the Adjutant-General's Department, regular and volunteer recruiting, local bounty, National

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