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War Department,
Bureau Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands,
Washington, Jan 26 1869
Respectfully [[/preprinted]] referred to Bvt Brig. Genl. [[underlined]] Henry M. Whittelsey, [[/underlined]] Chief Quartermaster.

By order of
Bvt Maj. Genl. [[underlined]] Howard [[/underlined]] U. S. A
[[signature]] E. Whittlesey [[/signature]]
A. A. A. Genl.

[[stamped]] BUREAU OF R. F. & A. L. C Q M [[?]] 26 1869 [[/stamped]]

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E. B. 144. Vol. 1. 1869.

War Dept. BRFAL
Office Chief Qr Master
Washington Jany. 26, 1869

Respectfully returned: The Assistant Commissioner BRFAL for North Carolina will by the direction of the Secretary of War and in accordance with existing orders and regulations, cause the two frame buildings [[first?]] described in the written communication, to be sold at auction, after due public notice.

The buildings at Raleigh [[100? 160?]] & 30, will be retained as recommended.

By command of
Bt. Maj Genl O O Howard USA
[[signature]] Henry M Whittelsey [[/signature]]

[[stamped]] HD. QRS BU. R. F. & A. L. NORTH CAROLINA JAN 29 1869 [[/stamped]]

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