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M. 4. F.B.D.C. 1866
S. 105. F.B.S M. 1866
Corinth Miss
July 23d 1866.

McAmis James

States that in his last communication he was led into an error by the statements of friends of Barker the man who killed the negroes. He did not surrender himself but left the vicinity for a short time, has since returned.

The Deputy Sheriff has made two unsuccessful attempts to arrest him.

Wishes to call attention to a negro now in confinement who is evidently insane and a dangerous person. Would like to know what to do with him being unable to support him long in Jail

Rec'd back F.B.D.C. July 28" 1866
Rec'd F.B.D.C. July 24" 1866.

Bureau R.F. & A.L.
Office Sub Commissioner
Columbus Miss July 24" 1866.

Respectfully forwarded to Bvt Maj AW Preston A.D.C. & A A A A Genl Bu RF & AL State of Miss for his information and order in the premises

Geo S. Smith
Capt Bt Major Sub Comr

EB P.12 }

Head Qr's Dept Miss.
Bureau Refugees, Freedmen &c
Vicksburg. July. 26/66.

Respectfully returned to Major Smith for more definate [[definite]]information as to the case prior to the date of these letters from Mr Amis.

By order Maj Gen Wood
A.W. Preston

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