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Office Act'g Ass't Commissioner Freedmen's Bureau,
FOR NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI,
Jackson, Miss. ^[[Sept. 25th]] 1865.
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Lieut. Stuart Eldridge
A. A. A. Gen'l.

Lieutenant,

I respectfully request that if you have on hand clothing for destitute Refugees and Freedmen, a supply be sent to this place for distribution, there being many applications for such clothing from those too old or inferm to provide for themselves, inmates of the hospital, and children

Very Respectfully
Your Obdt. Servt
[[signature]] R. S. Donaldson [[/signature]]
Lieut Col.
Act Asst. Com'r.
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