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Washington D.C. Aug 22, 1865 This matter is entirely within the competency of Col Thomas, and if the Contracts made with the freedmen are unjust and they dissatisfied they should be amended. Respectfully returned to Major Gen'l Howard S. Thomas Adj't Genl. over War Department Bureau Refugees for Washington Aug 23. 1865 Respectfully returned to Col. Saml Thomas Asst. Com'r for Vicksburg Miss. and his attention directed to endorsement of Brig. Genl. S. Thomas Adjt Gen'l. By order of Maj. Genl Howard Com'r Sam L Taggart Asst. Adjt. Gen'l
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