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Office Sub-Comm'r F. B. Corinth Miss. Nov. 19th 1865 Sir Yours of the 7th Inst. in relation to fears of a Negro insurrection with orders to investigate as to the existence of any [[underlined]] cause [[/underlined]] for such 'fears,' was duly received. In reply I will state that I have seen men, both White & Black from all parts of the County, and I have questioned them with regard to the general feeling among the Colored people towards the White Citizens, and so far as I can learn there [[underlined]] is no cause [[/underlined]] for fearing an insurrection in this Section of Miss — — My Asst. (Lucius Rogers) was down at Baldwin (35 miles below on O. & M. R. R.) last week and questioned the Citizens [[underlined]] there [[/underlined]] He reports all quiet & no fears — In fact the Colored population are greatly in the minority in this Section x x x x We are out of Circulars and Blanks Please forward a supply of Contracts &c I am very respectfully Your Ob't Servt [[signature]] Lucius Rew [[/signature]] Lt. & Sub-Comm'r F. B. E. Bamberger Lt. & A. A. A. Gen'l.
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