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Mr. Hankins is an old citizen of this place and a man of good standing. He gave himself up to the civil authorities and was discharged by Major McLean. 

I have the honor to offer the correspondences between this office and the Major upon the subject, "Marked Exhibit-" D taken from the records of this office..

I have the honor to be
Sir very respectfully your
Obt Servt
James H. Shipley
Lt and Asst Sub Com

5th  As to the safety of the officers of the Bureau in visiting the different Counties of this Dist. without an escort I do not consider it safe unless accompanied by some form of citizen
James H. Shipley
Lt. and Asst Sub Com
L.B. 36 & 37

Transcription Notes:
Mr. Hankins - S. M. Hankins of Panola Co., Miss on census of 1860. He is mentioned on another page in this Vol. gone - changed to gave R.D. McLean- Mayor of Grenada - on next page

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