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R. 1-F B. S M. 1867

Washington. Jan. 3" 67.

Refugees, Freedmen &c
Bureau of by
A P Ketchum,
A.A.A. Genl.

In reply to endorsement of 26" ult on letter of Will A. Bowen decides that the excuses of building school houses for the freedmen & paying for support of teachers is not possible at present Alas that rations law be issued in cases referred to in said communication

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