Viewing page 4 of 264

G #2 O.A.I.G 1866.
G. 3. F.B.S.M., 1866.

Vicksburg, Miss, 
Jany. 13, 1866.

Gibson, Marshall.
Colored.
 
States that he is in prison convicted of Larceny; that he can prove his innocence, & requests to be informed what course to pursue.

Freedman's Bureau State of Miss * Received * JAN 27 1866

Freedman's Bureau State of Miss * Received * FEB 17 1866 B

Wrapper ( Enclosure.)

P.H

BUREAU REFUGEES, FREEDMEN AND ABANDONED LANDS.
OFFICE OF ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER,
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI,
VICKSBURG, MISS., Jan 27, 1866

Respectfully referred to Maj. T. S. Free, A I G. for investigation and report.

By order of 
Col Saml Thomas 
Stuart Eldridge
Lieut & A A A G.

X
Office A.I.G. Freedmen's Bureau
For State of Miss.
Vicksburg Miss. Feb. 14th 1866

Respectfully returned to Col. Sam'l. Thomas Ass't. Com'r. State of Miss. with the following remarks.

That this Man Marshall Gibson was properly convicted for Larceny. The evidence being overwhelming against him.

James W Davis Solicitor for the Bureau defended him, and informs me that he is properly convicted. His Statement is regard
(over)

to his innocence cannot be substantiated.

T. Sargent Free
Maj. & A.I. Gen'l.

Transcription Notes:
My transcribing was not that great. If someone can review this it would be great.

Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact transcribe@si.edu.