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Monday, August 14, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Lincoln announces that Committee on Expenditures in War Department has prepared report on extra compensation paid Cass and Taylor and asks suspension of rules to enable him to move printing of message of President and accompanying documents on which report is based. House refuses and adjourns sine die.Globe; Remarks in U. S. House of Representatives, 14 August 1848, CW, 1:517.