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Office Provost Marshal of Freedmen Corinth Miss Sept 28" 1865 Sir Inclosed you will please find the Return and Reports required by General order No 4. In compliance with your note accompanying blanks I make reports direct to your office; but for the instructions in said note I should have reported to [[underlined]] Capt Hubbard at Columbus [[/underlined]] The condition of the Bureau at this Post is not as flourishing as it might be, with better facilities for carrying out its designs. There being no cavalry here it is almost impossible to bring delinquents from a distance in this country. The colored Soldiers will start out to make an arrest, but, before they can reach the object of their search he has heard of their approach, and struct out; the soldiers can only return and report their trip a [[underlined]] failure [[/underlined]]. There is no provision made for the sick at this Post. So far I have been obliged in cases of [[underlined]] very sick destitute [[/underlined]] Freedmen to send them to Columbus where they could have proper attention. I hope some different arrangement may be make in relation to this matter. We have as yet no regular day school in operation; but the schoolhouse spoken of in my last months report is well under way, and I think will be
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