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Vicksburg, Miss,. Jany 10, 1866.

Act. Ass't Adj't Genl, B. R. F. & A. L.,

Sir:
I have the honor to request that transportation be furnished Ned Jones and Seventy four {74} others, destitute Freedmen, from Vicksburg Miss to Rosebank Plan. Chicot Co Ark, by River. 

This transportation is necessary to prevent suffering and to secure employment for the Freedmen, thus relieving the Government of their support.

I am, Sir, 
Very respectfully,
N, Ross
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