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Niesburg Miss Jan 13th 1866

Gents, Answer Laws

Dear Sir after my compliments to you I write you of few lines as I am a poor prisoner and no one to look too I am in jail on a change of larceny and the same witnesses that swore against me is the man that killed the law himself and I am know it by several witnesses and know it did and I wish to know from you what cause to pursue in the matter. I send this by my mother she will bring me an answer. I am Sentenced To Three years hard labour at Jackson the amount is 30 dollars the owner has learned better since the trial and says I am not guilty that it is the other man. 

That is what I have learned since I have been in prison.  

Yours with Respect, Marshall. Gebson 
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