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Oct. 10 1864
R. Road
Madison Station Jackson v Canton 

Geul Gillem 
Sir
I understand that there are a number of Orphan Children at Lauderdale Springs. If you will send me an order to get three or four. 2 boys and two girls, I shall be much obliged to you. I refer you to J. Hornlhalle [[?]] A. H. Arthur, Heral [[?]] Walter Brooke, [[crossed out]]Pa[[/crossed out]] Smiths + Parsons Vicks – Some of these children I wish for other parties! 
yours truly,
A. G. Gale 
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