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Bureau Refugees, Freedmen, and A.L.
Agents Office, Sub Dist. Port Gibson
Port Gibson Miss.
August 17th 1867

Bvt Lt. Col. H. W. Smith
A. A. Gen. B.R.F. and A.L.

I have the honor to submit the following statement of facts for the information and instructions of the Asst Commissioner B.R.F. & A.L. State of Mississippi. I made out in accordance with Paragraph 28, Article 2nd "Bureau Officers Manual," my Requisitions for a supply of Stationary for use in this Office on or about the 1st of July. after waiting some two weeks and not hearing anything in regard to them, I made application for authority to purchase what I needed, the application was returned and received at this
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