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Office Bu R F & A L
Sub Dist of Corinth
Corinth Miss May 30th 1867.

Bvt. Major A W Preston
A.A.A. Gen'l
Vicksburg Miss

Major
I have the honor to submit the following report for the Month of May 1867. Since the introduction of the U.S. troops into this State under the provision of the Military Mill: a very remarkable change has taken place in the temper of the people of this District, the absolute necessity for a restoration of the State to it's position among the members of the union seem to be very generaly understood, So far as I am informed there is a general wish to comply with the requirements of that Bill: the more intelligent position of the community say they are convinced that they cannot live prosperously out of the union: and that the terms of getting back are upon the whole the most simply. Special and quite liberal as could reasonably be expected, there seems to be a general resolution to accept this measure and to make every effort to carry it out in good faith and with as little delay as the nature of the case will admit.
The colored portion of the community are unquestionably loyal and I may add the most 
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