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The treetment of the Freedman by the Whites is generaly just and fair, the principal difficulty is betweene the Employers and Employed is that the Freedman has well grounded feres [[fears]] that advantage may be taken of his igorance and will not enter into a written contract if they can avoid it. Owing to the Scaricty of labor's employers are obliged to accepet the Freedman on his own terms, they appear to be industrus and doing well, Yet they are not inclined to Care for there old and infirm Several applications are on file for assistance The so called Union Citizens (White) are neither numerous or influential they express themselves to suit the Society in which they are placed. There is a desposition on the part of the Civil tribunals to treet the Freedman withe justice judges of the Various Courts discremenate in favor of the Freedman in excueting and inforcing the penel Code I am Sir Very Respectfully Your Obet Serent John D Moore 1st Lt V.R.C Asst Sub Comnr
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