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Vicksburg, Miss., Nov. 29th 1867. G.20-F.B.S.M.Vol. 2-67 Gordon J.H. Transmits his sworn petition relative a certain lot of cotton turned over by Bvt. Capt. York A. Woodward to C.G. Fisher Shff. Claiborne Co. for the payment of claims of laborers &c. and requests its early consideration. One enclosure [[stamp]] Freedman's Bureau State of Miss Received Nov 30 1867 [[/stamp]] Bureau Refugees Freedman &c. Office Asst. Comsnr. for Miss. Vicksburg Nov. 30th 1867. Respectfully referred to Capt. E.E. Platt, Sub-Asst. Comsnr. Vicksburg, for examination and recommendation By order of Bvt. Maj. Genl. A. C. Gillem Asst. Commissioner Merritt Barber 1st Lieut. 34th Infantry A.A.A. Gen.
I'm not convinced on the transcription of 'lop'. Whatever that third letter is appears again later on (turned over by Bo_ Capt...) and does not look the same at the writer's 'p'.
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