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Registered in this Office - - 

Two Town Negroes got into a fight cutting & bruising each other up considerably  Their punishment was fine or imprisonment. They preferred the fine

A Conductor on the Memphis & Charleston R. R. was this morning complained of, for abusing Negroes while engaged in loading cotton at this Post

The Charges being proved against the Conductor I fined him $10.00 which he immediately paid - - - 

There are two cases of a similar character to the above now awaiting trial

Hoping the above account of Recpts & Expenditures will meet with your approval

I am Respectfully
[[signature]] Lucius Rew [[/signature]] Lieut &
Sub Com'r of Freedmens Bureau
Corinth Miss

Lieut S. D. Barnes
Rec'g and Dist'g Officer
Freedmen's Bureau for Northern Dist of Miss.
Jackson Miss

P.S. Inclosed you will find the thirty four ($34) dollars for which please Recpt
[[signature]] L. Rew [[/signature]]
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