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Fairly. of the Justness. of their complaints. unless. I can have. their copy of contracts. To aid me. in giving them - a fair and equal Show. in accordance with their agreements.
If you have said copies of contracts, on file in the Bureau office, at Vicksburg. You will do me [[strikethrough]] [[said]] [[/strikethrough]] the favor to Send. the copy of contracts. [[strikethrough]] [[belonging to]] [[/strikethrough]] made and entered into. between The Following Freedman, + Mrs J. N. Perkins of this County,
James Roberts.
London Harrison
Martha Johnson
Eliza Stern
James Carter
Julia Roberts
The above named Freedman say that they were to have one third of the crop. and now that its laid by. Mrs Perkins through her Son in-law has discharged them without Pay - and

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checkmark after each name on list. does this need to be noted?

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