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EXHIBIT H.

Ration of the Russian army.

(On a basis of 100 men per day. Russian pound equals 14 ounces avoirdupois.]

Components.

Quantities.

Fresh beef..

Or corned beef
Potatoes..

Or sour cabbage.
Onions
Rice

Or pease
Fresh bread, black

Or hard bread
Tea..
Sugar..
Butter
Salt.

Pounds.

100 100 100 50

5 333 33; 250 125

Pepper, spices, and meal to be used in the preparation of soups in quantities as directed by the commanding officer.

Their black bread is issued in loaves weighing about 7 pounds each, the loaf being about the size of the one issued to our soldiers. Besides their tea, they also prepare what they call "kwas,” which is made by allowing this black bread to ferment in water, after which it is drawn off and strained.

REPORT OF THE SURGEON-GENERAL

OF THE ARMY.

REPORT

OF

THE SURGEON-GENERAL.

WAR DEPARTMENT,
SURGEON-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., October 1, 1901. SIR: In submitting a report of the administration of the duties of this office during the past year I have the honor, first, to invite attention to the financial transactions for the year ended June 30, 1901.

FINANCIAL STATEMENT, 1901.

Medical and Hospital Department, 1901. Appropriated by act approved May 26, 1900.

$2,000,000.00 Transferred from appropriation “Vedical and Hospital Department, 1899," by act approved March 3, 1901.. 150,000.00

$2, 150,000.00 Sale to Quartermaster's Department..

70.00 Refunded during the year (including transfer settle

ments by Treasury Department to adjust appropriations, $45,957.94)

46, 234. 20

46, 304. 20

Total to be accounted for....

2, 196, 304. 20

Disbursed during the year:
Expenses of medical supply depots

563. 32 Medical supplies ..

1,519, 717.50 Medical attendance and medicines.

12, 088.26 Medical expenses of recruiting

37, 825. 95 Pay of nurses

83, 245. 09 Pay of other employees.

141, 963. 87 Washing of hospital linen..

57, 775. 28 Miscellaneous (notary fees, exchange, and expressage).

90. 48

1,853, 269.75 Transferred by Treasury settlement to adjust appropriations...

2. 67 The disbursements in this statement include settlements with public creditors made by the accounting officers of the Treasury and charged by them to these appropriations.

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