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Bureau R. F. & A L. Hd. Qrs Asst Commr. D. C. Washington- April 7" 1868. Mrs. J. S. Griffing Agt. Bu. R. F & A L. Madam. I am directed by the Asst. Com. to notify you that investigation has been made of the cases reported by you as destitute on the 27th ult. the following result. Margret Woodward not found at home ordered re-visited. Margret King relief ordered April 6. Mary Thomas and husband are fit subjects for Freedmans Village where an asylum has been offered and refused. Henry Green- Residence not found, please furnish thro Maj Vandenburgh more definite direction. Kitty Thomas Ft Baker case to be investigated today with others in that distant neighborhood. Nellie Banks not destitute, doing well, no old father & mother to support as you reported, Nathan Coleman has been already sent to Freedman Village. Ann Carter, husband at work on the streets not gone north as you reported, doing well. Jane Smackham, not destitute, husband at work on streets, not gone into the country as reported by you.
Edited: filled in blanks, Bureau Refugees Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, Assistant Commissioner, removed indents, not required, ult. is for ultimo or last month, others
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