Viewing page 6 of 275
It looks like you're using a mobile device. We recommend using a physical keyboard for transcription entry.
Holmes Co Miss Sept 9th 1867 Capt OD Greene A.A.G Vicksburg Miss Dr Sir, We have a rumor current in this neighborhood that Gov Brownlow of Tenn has notified Maj Gen Ord that Planters upon application through the Gen can get as many laborers to pick cotton as they may need & that Gov Brownlow will deliver them at the nearest RR station or St Bt Landing free of cost to the Planter — Please let me know if there is any truth in the rumor as I wish to get a few hands to pick cotton on my plantation in the Yazoo Bottoms, about twenty miles above Yazoo City. I can give good references - Very Respty Jno F Andrews Address Yazoo City
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.