National Affairs: 1,006 Anachronisms

¶The President is authorized to employ in his official household . . . one private secretary ... at $3,500 ... one assistant secretary who shall be a shorthand writer . . . two executive clerks . . . one steward . . . one messenger.

¶The Army of the U. S. shall consist of one general, one lieutenant general, three major generals, six brigadier generals . . . 30 chaplains . . . one band . . . and not more than 30,000 enlisted men.

¶Women may be allowed to accompany troops as laundresses in numbers...

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