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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.

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[[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.

Transcription Notes:
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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