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Remembers that it was a character to leave no doubt in his mind of the prisoners guilt. The Judge states that he will endeavor to procure from the Dist Attorney Some notes of the testimony & forward them to the Govr. It is not possible to judge of the merits of the case from the augmentary depositions here presented - No sufficient reason, however is apparent to me for the interposition of the authority of the General Commanding. Resp'y submitted Henry Goodfellow Bvt Col Maj & J. Adj. Comd. Gen in Mid. Dist. Holly Springs Nov. 29/67 Approved E O Cord Bvt Maj Genl. Cmdg. File C 115. F. B. S. M. 1867 Hd. Qrs. 4th Mil. District Office of Civil Affairs, Holly Springs, Miss. Dec. 2nd 67 Respectfully referred to Brevet Maj. Genl. A. C. Gillem, Asst. Comr. Bureau R. F. & A. L. for the State of Mississippi, Vicksburg, Miss., with the approval of the General Commanding to the endorsement hereupon of Bvt. Col. Henry Goodfellow, Judge Advocate at these Head Quarters. Freedman's Bureau State of Miss DEC 7 1867 B Received By command of Bvt. Maj. Genl. Ord: O D [[?]] Asst. Adj't. General. E. B. C A 2. T 368 4th [[?]] [[?]]
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