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Bureau Refugees, Freedmen, & Abandoned Lands,
Head-Quarters Asst. Commr., D.C,

Respectfully forwarded to the Commissioner Bureau R.F. & A.L.
[[underlined]] Approved. [[/underlined]]
[[signature]] C.H Howard [[/signature]]
Assist. Commissioner
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War Dept. Bureau R. F. and A. L.
[[underlined]] Washington, Aug 11 [[/underlined]] th 1868.

Respectfully referred to Genl [[underlined]] H M Whittelsey, [[/underlined]] Chief Qr Master.
By order of
Maj Gen'l, [[underlined]] Howard [[/underlined]]


[[signature]] E. Whittlesey [[/signature]]
A. A. A. Gen'l.

[[stamp]] BUREAU OF
AUG 11 1868
C. Q. M.

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E.B. 965 Vol Q. 1868
War Dept. BRFAL
Office Chf Comm
Washington July 12, 1868

Respectfully returned to Bvt. Brig. Genl. C.H. Howard, Asst. Commr. BRFAL., DC., who is requested to state whether or not Mr. Wm. H. HArris is employed specifically as a teacher, & if so employed the name of the association commissioning him

By command of
Maj. Genl. O.O. Howard

[[signature]] EP [[??]] [[/signature]] Agt in Chg
In absence of Chf qr mstr

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