|Cairo Sept 9th 1861|
|MAJ. GEN. J. C. FREMONT|
|ST. Louis, Mo.|
It is necessary that I should have control of cash to pay for secret service rendered. Orders on Quartermasters will not pay.
U. S. GRANT
Telegram, copies, DLC-USG, V, 4, 5, 7, 8, VIA, 1; DNA, RG 393, USG Hd. Qrs. Correspondence; ibid., Western Dept., Telegrams.