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F. 14  F. B. SDM 1866
Amite Co Miss
Feb 24th 1866

T 18 F. B. S. M. 1866
Taylor Humphreys

Transmit sworn statement of the case of certain colored boys Fredrick and Ben, who were apprenticed to our William Jenkins against the will of their Father and Uncle who were able and anxious to support them &c

2 Enclosure

Recd F. B.  S. D. M. Mch 2, 66

Office Actg Asst Comr
Bu R F & A L S Dist Miss
Natchez Miss Mch 2, 66

Respectfully referred to Col Saml Thomas Asst Comr State of Miss. with the recommendation that the indenture of the within named persons be revoked

They were not orphans nor destitute minors as their father is alive & in our service, and their uncle was supporting them

(Signed) Geo D Reynolds
Lt Col & Actg Asst Comr
Bu R F & A L S Dist of Miss

{ E & M 23 1866 }

Transcription Notes:
Edited: its Amite County not Unite, the 'D' in first line is District, changed + to &(and), its Natchez not Natches, not E & W but E & M, etc.

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