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Lester, M. R. Ballenger, F. C. Zacharie, C. J. Clack, Horace Ready,
W. J. Crawley, James S. Boynton, F. S. Bass, G. E. Tayloe, R. F.
Crittenden, Lewis Ball, and G. A. C. Holt, to be colonels; W. L.
Lvles, B. G. McDowell, G. W. Mclver, W. Wallace, E. F. Moselev,
J.' A. Blair, G. W. Hugulev, B. B. Kirkland, S. McN. Bain, G. W.
Flowers, W. B. Wooldridge', J. H. Duncan, Robert De Treville, Clem.

G. Wright, S. B. Thomas, G. A. Lester, James H. Allen, J. M.
White, D. L. Donnald, T. H. Shackelford, John W. Davis, W. J. Wil-
liams, W. H. Stewart, R. B. Arnold, E. R. Smith, G. C. Cabell, C. M.
Winkler, J. J. May, R. C. Maffett, R. H. Lindsay, P. A. McMichael,
G. Tyler, W. E. Fife, M. T. Almon, William Lester, W. H. Prvor,
A. P. Butler, H. A. Kennedy, Thomas G. Miller, E. S. Gulley, S. S.
Batchelor, R. H. M. Davidson, Thomas G. Berry, D. T. Richards,
James A. Long, Thomas Waller, L. H. Scruggs, John A. Jones, E. A.
Nash, Roger Moore, Thomas E. Screven, James G. Deaderick, Martin
Burke, T. M. Atkins, J. R. Gulp, T. F. Clyburn, W. M. Hardwick,



428 JOURNAL OF THE [Jan. 5, 1865.

J. T. Robertson, W. L. Goldsmith, H. Bussey, C. H. Moore, Eric
Erson, J. K. Elliott, J. C. Carter, 8. M. D3'er, T. J. Borden, Samuel
M. Silver, W. S. Shepherd, Charles J. Bell, and J. H. Dunklin, to be
lieutenant-colonels; J. T. Woodhouse, W. L. A. Ellis, George Downs,
F. S. Lewie, Warren Adams, J. T. Wilson, Thomas E. Winn, J. H.
Buchanan, John B. Rogers, John Loudermilk, J. R. Bell, S. H. Ter-
ra!, J. L. Coker, S. P. Dend}-, John G. Harris, C. A. Conn, W. E.
Simmons, J. D. Frederick, C. R. McAlpine, J. T. McElvanv, Ro})ert
A. Dean, B. R. Clvburn, R. P. Todd, J. P. Crawford, J. T. Hester,.

F. M. Raxdale, f. M. PartloAV, W. J. Williams, E. H. Hampton,
E, Bruster, L. Purd}, James B. Duggan, John F. Kiser, E. D.
Brailsford, E. D. Willett, J. C. Bates, D. A. Grim.sley, J. E. Binns,
Samuel A. Swann, J. M. Wiggonton, W. H. Martin, W. M. Robbins,

G. W. Carv, J. II. McReynokls, Bradford Keith, James B. Dicke}',

D. R. Duncan, J. W. Avery, T. M. Barbour, M. Cullen, J. J. A.
Sharp, W. H. Rentfro, C. C. Kellcy, W. B. Hundley, D. S. Davis,
W. T. Hendon, Camp Flournoy, A. E. Moody, AVilliam D. Shelton,
R. B. Fauntleroy, A. Picolet, and (xeorge W. Jones, to be majors;
M. King, J. M. Rhett,and C. Inglesbv, to be captains; E. M. Whaley,
J. L. Wardlaw, T. A. Middleton, E. B. Middleton, W. F. Colcock,
H. P. Clark, and B. H. Hudson, to be first lieutenants, reported, with
the recommendation that all of said nominations be confirmed.

The Senate proceeded to consider said report; and in concurrence
therewith, it was

Rewlvcd^ That the Senate do advise and consent to their appoint-
ment, agreeably to the nomination of the President.

Mr. Sparrow, from tiirConnnittiH'on Militaiy Affairs, to whom were
referred (on the KUli ultinio) the nominations of Carlos Tracy, James

E. Bailc}', Edward Cantwcll, and A. R. Boteler, to be members of mili-
tary court, and T. S. Taliaferro, to be judge-advocate; James E. (Xith-
bert, to be aid-de-cami), with rank of major of cavalry, reported, with
the reconunendation that all of said nominations be confirmed.

The Senate proceeded to consider s:iid report; and in concurrence
therewith, it was

Resolved^ That the Senate do advise and consent to their appoint-
ment, agi'eeably to the nomination of the President.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom were
referred (on the ^Ist ultimo) the nominations of \\ . A. Tujdor, F. L.
Campbell, and James H. McNeill, to be colonels; C. Breckinridge,
John D. Ta^dor, .John ]\I. Kinloch, and E. M. Dubroca, to be lieuten-
ant-colonels; R. H. McClelland, L. H. Grumpier, William F. Graves,
J. M. Stevenson, M. O. Trac3% and H. H. Lesesne, to be majors,
reported, with the recommendation that all of said nominations be
confirmed.

The Senate proceeded to consider said report; and in concurrence
therewith, it was

Resolved^ That the Senate do advise and consent to their appoint-
ment, agreeably to the nomination of the President.

On motion by Mr. Sparrow,

The Senate resolved into open legislative session.



Jan. 6, 1865.] SENATE. 429

FEIDAY, January 6, 1865.

OPEN SESSION.

Mr. Hill presented the memorial of L. Br3^an and others, of the
State of Georgia, praying- to be released from the fulHllment of certain
contracts for furnishing supplies of beef and bacon to the Government;
which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. Caperton (by leave) introduced

A joint resolution (S. 21) of thanks to Brig. Gen. Stand Watie,
Colonel Gano, and the officers and men under their command;
which was read the first and second times and referred to the Committee
on Military Affairs.

On motion by Mr. Sparrow,

The Senate resolved into executive session.

The doors having been opened,

On motion b}" Mr. Semmes,

Ordered^ That when the Senate adjoui'n it be to Monday next.

On motion by Mr. Semmes,

Ordered^ That the Connnittee on the Judiciary be discharged from
the further consideration of a resolution submitted by Mr. Sparrow
on the 15th of November, inquiring into the necessity of providing for
the sequestration of the property of all persons who, being liable to
military duty, have left, or may hereafter leave, the Confederacy with-
out the sanction of the Confederate authorities.

On motion b}' Mr. Semmes,

The Senate adjourned.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom
were referred (on the 21st ultimo) the nominations of Claiborne Snead,
to be lieutenant-colonel; B. E. Nicholson, to be major; Charles F. Force,
George F. Cherry, A. J. Brown, E. M. Ware, G. E. Plaster, J. C.
Barton, and W. G. Terrell, to be captains; William F. Ford, E, S.
Wooldridge, and A. P. Irby, to be second lieutenants, for distinguished
valor and skill; M. M. Marshall, Aug. Angerer, W. A. Hall,
Jarvis Buxton, T. W. Scott, J. O. A. Cook, Elisha Hedden, J. C.
Sturgeon, T. C. C. Drewry, N. G. Robinson, J. K. Harris, and L. W.
Haslup, to be chaplains, reported, with the recommendation that all of
said nominations be confirmed.

The Senate proceeded to consider said report; and in concurrence
therewith, it w^as

Resolved^ That the Senate do advise and consent to their appoint-
ment, agreeably^ to the nomination of the President.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Connnittee on Military Affairs, to whom
was referred (on the 22d ultimo) the nomination of Allen T. Bowie, to
be captain Adjutant-GeneraFs Department, reported, with the recom-
mendation that said nomination be confirmed.

The Senate proceeded to consider said report; and in concurrence
therewith, it was

Resolved, That the Senate do advise and consent to his appointment,
agreeably to the nomination of the President.

Mr. Sparrow^ from the Committee on ^lilitar}^ Affairs, to whom
was referred (on the 29th ultimo) the nomination of J. E. Harrison, to
be brigadier-general, reported, with the recommendation that said
nomination be confirmed.



430 JOURNAL OF THE [Jan. 9, 1865.

The Senate proceeded to consider said report; and in concurrence
therewith, it was

Besolcfd^ That the Senate do advise and consent to his appointment,
agreeabi}' to the nomination of the President.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on Militarj^ Affairs, to whom
were referred (on tlie 3d instant) the nominations of T. G. Barham,
to be lieutenant-colonel of cavalry; Walter S. Allen and John F. Lovin,
to be second lieutenants, for distinguished valor and skill, reported,
with the recommendation that all of said nominations be confirmed.

The Senate proceeded to consider said report; and in concurrence
therewith, it was

Resolved^ That the Senate do advise and consent to their appoint-
ment, agreeabh' to the nomination of the President.

On motion ljy Mr. Hunter,

The Senate resolved into open legislative session.

MONDAY, January 9, 1865.

OPEN SESSION.

A message from the House of Representatives, b}^ Mr. Dalton:

Mr. PreMderit: The President of the Confederate States has notified the House of
Representatives that on the 5th instant he approved and signed an act (H. R. 300)
to provide for the canLcling of four per cent bonds and certificates received in pay-
ment of taxes and other public dues.

Mr. "Watson submitted the following resolution for consideration:

Resolved {(lie House of Representatives concurring), Tiiat a committee of three on tlie
part of the Senate and on the part of the House of Representiitives, be

appointed to investigate and re|Mirt upon the condition and treatment of the prison-
ers of war resiiectively held by tlie ('onfedcrate and I'liited States Governments,
and also upon the causes of their detention and refusal to exchange; which said
committee shall have authority to take testimony and send for persons and papers.

Ordered^ That the resolution bo printed.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Conunittce on Military Affairs, reported

A bill (S. 1.5()) to provide for the reorganization of companies, bat-
talions, and regiments in certain cases;

which was read the first and second times and ordered to be placed
upon the Calendar and printed.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on INIilitary Affairs, to whom was
referred the bill (H. R. 301) to increase the pay of matrons of hospitals,
reported it without amendnient.

Ordered^ That it lie upon the table.

On motion by ]Mr. Sparrow,

Ordri-ciL That the Connnittee on Military Affairs be discharged
from the further consideration of a resolution incjuiring into the suf-
ficienc}^ of the daily ration issued to the men of the Army, and a reso-
lution inquiring into the expediency of increasing the compensation
now allowed to hospital matrons.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on Mill tar}' Affairs, to whom were
referred the following bills:

H. R. 305. An act to grant free transportation to officers, noncom-
missioned officers, and privates of the Army traveling on leave of
indulgence; and

H. R. 321. An act supplementary to an act entitled /'An act to
authorize the formation of new commands, to be composed of super-



Jan. 9, 1865.] SENATE. 431

nunieiaiy officers who may resign to join such commands, and to limit
and restrict the appointment of officers in certain cases," approved
June 14, 1S61;

reported thera severally, with the recommendation that they ought not
to pass.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, presented a
letter from Lieut. Gen. J. A. Early, asking further inquiry into the
causes of the recent reverses in the Valle}^ of Virginia.

Ordered^ That it lie upon the table and be printed.

A message from the President of the Confederate States, by Mr.
B. N. Harrison, his Secretary:

Mr. Pi-esldenl: The President of the Confederate States, on the 5th instant, approved
and signed the following acts:

S. 147. An act to provifle for the transfer of certain appropriations; and
S. 148. An act in relation to the accounts to be kept at the Treasury of seques-
trated estates.

Ordered^ That the Secretaiv inform the House of Representatives
thereof.

On motion by Mr. Wigfall,

The Senate resolved into secret legislative session.

The doors having been opened,

The following messages were received from the President of the Con-
federate States, by Mr. B. N. Harrison, his Secretary:

Richmond, Va., January 4, 1865.
To the Senate and House of Representatives:

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of
War, covering an estimate for an additional appropriation required by the Engi-
neer Bureau.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

Richmond, Va., January 5, 1865.
To the Senate and Home of Representatives:

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of
the Treasury, covering estimates of additional appropriations required for the ser\dce
of the Agency of the Department West of the Mississippi River.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

Richmond, Va., January 6, 1865.
To the Senate and House of Rejiresentatives:

I herewith transmit for your consideration a communication from the Secretary of
War, covering an estimate for an additional appropriation required by the Bureau of
Engineers.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

The messages were severall}^ read.

Ordered, That they be referred to the Committee on Finance.

The President laid before the Senate a resolution of the general
assembly of the State of Florida, of confidence, in thanks to President
Jefferson Davis; which was read.

Ordered, That it lie upon the table and be printed.

Mr. Oldham (by leave) introduced

A bill (S. 158) to provide for the settlement of certain matters of
account growing out-of purchases of property, as alleged b}^ the pur-
chasers, for the use of the Government, by Payne & Co., in the State
of Texas;

which was read the first and second times and referred to the Com-
mittee on the Judiciary.

On motion by Mr. Henry,

The Senate adjourned.



432 JOURNAL OF THE [Jan. 9, 1865.

SECRET SESSION.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dalton:

Mr. President: The President of the Confederate States has notified the House of
Representatives that on the 4th instant he approved and signed an act (H. R. 284)
to issue a further foreign loan.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported

A bill (S. 157) to provide for the appointment of a directing general
of the armies of the Confederate States;

which was read the first and second times and considered as in Com-
mittee of the Whole; and

After debate,

On motion by Mr. Barnwell,

Ordered., That the further consideration of the bill be postponed
until to-morrow, and that it be printed.

The following message was received from the President of the Con-
federate States, by Mr. B. N. Harrison, his Secretary:

Richmond, Va., January 4, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate >Stalcs:

In response to your resolution of No\-ember 14, 1864, I herewith transmit for your
information a comnumiration from the Secretary of War, covering a copy of the offi-
cial report of Gen. J. E. Johnston, relative to operations of the Army of Tennessee.

I invite your attention to the Secretary's remarks in reference to the delay which
has occurred in responding to your resolution, and concur with him in suggesting
that it is not advisable to publish this conununication at present, or at a future time
without the correspondence which was contemporaneous and which explains tlie
events.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

On motion b}^ Mr. Walker,

The Senate resolved into executive session.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

The following messages were received from the President of the
Confederate States, by Mr. B. N. Harrison, his Secretary:

1.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, January 7, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Maj.
Warren M. Hopkins, of Virginia, to be colonel of the Twenty-fifth Virginia Cavalry
Regiment (regiment formed liy consolidating an unattached company with the
Twenty-seventh Virginia Battalion), in tlie Provisional Army of the Confederate
States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 139.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richtnand, January 6, 1865.
Sir: I have the honor to recommentl the nomination of Maj. Warren M. Hopkins,
of Virginia, to be colonel Twenty-fifth Virginia Cavalry Regiment, in the Provisional
Army of the Confederate States of America (the regiment formed l)y consolidating
an unattached companv with the Twenty-seventh Virginia Cavalry Battalion), to rank
from December 31, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, vour obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.



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2.] Executive Department, Coin federate States of America,

Richmond, Jamiary 7, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the iSecretary of War, I nominate H. J.
Leovy, of Louisiana, to be member of military court, with rank of colonel of cavalry
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 138.} War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, January 6, 1865.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of H. J. Leovy, of Louisiana,
to be meml)er of military court, with rank of colonel of cavalry in the Provisional
Army of the Confederate States of America, for duty in Department of Southwestern
Virginia, vice Col. P. T. Moore, appointed brigadier-general, to rank from December
26, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War.

President, etc.

3.] Executive Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, January 7, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Col. R. L. T.
Beale, of Virginia, to be brigadier-general in the Provisional Army of the Confederate
States of America. JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 140.] War Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, January 6, 1865.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Col. R. L. T. Beale, of Vir-
ginia, to be brigadier-general in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of
America, to command brigade. Army of Northern Virginia, vice General Chambliss,
killed, to rank from January 6, 1865.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War.

President, etc.

4.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, January 7, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Col. John
D. Kennedy, of South Carolina, to be brigadier-general, with temporary rank (under
act approved May 31, 1864), in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of
America. JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 111.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, Decemljer 29, 1864.
Sir: I have to honor to recommend the nomination of Col. John D. Kennedy, of
South Carolina, to be brigadier-general, with temporary rank (under act approved
May 31, 1864), in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America, to
command brigade. Army of Northern Virginia, vice Brigadier-General Conner, dis-
abled, to rank from December 22, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War.

President, etc.

5.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

rr ,1 o , j-iL/tj-j , ct , Richmond, Januani 7, 1865.

JO the Senate of the Confederate States: ' • '

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate James A.
Stansbury, of Tennessee, to be assistant commissary, with rank of captain in the
Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.
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No. 114.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December '29, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of James A. Stansburj-, of
Tennessee, to be assistant commissary, with the rank of captain in the Provisional
Army of the Confederate States of America, for duty with First Tennessee Cavalry
Regiment, to (late from December 18, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

6.] Executive Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, January 7, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the oflBcers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 136.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, January 6, 1865.
vSik: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment in
the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

Assistant commissaries — captains.

John L. McKinney, of Tennessee, to rank from December 31, 1864.
James Hancock, of AIal>ania, to rank from December 26, 1864.
L. Doize, of North Carolina, to rank from December 26, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jeffer.son Davis,

President, etc.

7.] Executive Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, January 7, 1865.
To the Senate of tJic Confederate Slates:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Louis
Colomb, of Louisiana, to he second lieutenant. First Louisiana Regiment Artillery,
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 135.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Riclimo)id, January 5, 1865.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Louis Colonib, of Louisiana,
to be second lieutenant. First Louisiana Regiment Artillery, in the Provisional Army
of the Confederate States of America, vice Lieutenant Strawbridge, promoted, to rank
from December 24, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jeffek.son Davis,

President, etc.

8.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, January 7, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.



Jan. 9, 1865.] SENATE. 435

No. 116.] War Department, Confederate States op America,

Rtchmond, December 29, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment in
the Provisional Arfny of the Confederate States of America:

Adjutants — fird lieutenants.

James B. Owens, of South Carolina, to be adjutant Twenty-second South Carolina
Regiment, vice Adjutant McPhersonwright, promoted, to rank from November 22,
1864.

A. 0. Stallworth, of South Carolina, to be adjutant Seventh South Carolina Regi-
ment, vice Adjutant Carwile, appointed captain, assistant adjutant-general, to rank
from October 17, 1864.

W. F. Nelson, of North Carolina, to be adjutant Twenty-first North Carolina Regi-
ment (vice an original vacancy), to rank from November 21, 1864.

W. P. McLean, of Texas, to be adjutant Nineteenth Texas Regiment, vice Adju-
tant Jones, resigned, to rank from June 15, 1864.

John R. Moore, of North Carolina, to be adjutant Sixteenth North Carolina Bat-
talion Cavalry (vice an original vacancy), to rank from November 1, 1864.

T. H. B. Maddox, of Virginia, to be adjutant Seventeenth Virginia Cavalry Regi-
ment, vice Adjutant Barl)or, retired, to rank from November 22, 1864.

L. W. Grant, of Alabama, to be adjutant Tenth Alabama Regiment, vice Adjutant
Brown, killed, to rank from Novenil)er 16, 1864.

\V. McR. Jordan, of Florida, to be adjutant Fifteenth Confederate Cavalry Regi-
ment (vice an original vacancy), to rank from June 15, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.

To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

9.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond., Va., January 5, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate J. L.
Robertson, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant, First South Carolina Regi-
ment Artillery, in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 132.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, January 4, 1865.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of J. L. Robertson, of South
Carolina, to be second lieutenant. First South Carolina Regiment Artillery, in the
Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America, vice Lieutenant De Saussure,
promoted, to rank from November 5, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

10.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, January 5, 1865.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the reconmiendation of the Secretary of AVar, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 97.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for promotion in
the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:



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