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L.R. C/84 Vol. "B" (C.A.) 4th M.D., 1867

Jackson Miss. Sept 7/67
Chisen Scott
M 34 F B S M Vol. 2

States that he is a freedman and living in the neighborhood of the plantation of Mr. H.O. Dixon. Represents, that in Jany last, he hired his daughter a girl of about 12 years of age to Mr. W. N. Wright for the year as a nurse & one of the conditions was that Wright was to clothe her & learn her to read & write. About 1st of July. Mr Wright left for South Carolina & he took his daughter home & found that she had not received any clothing & he had to buy her a supply, after an absence of two months Mr. Wright returned & claimed that the girl be sent back to him. he was willing for her to do so if Mr. Wright would pay him for the clothes he had bought.  His wife washed for Mr Wright & he refused to pay her unless the girl was returned, & had him bring her before the Bureau &. Lt Sumner would not listen to him but ordered him to return the girl above to Mr Wright. Appeals to the Genl Comdg for redress as he thinks injustice has been done him by Lieut. Sumner.

[[stamp]] Freedman's Bureau State of Miss 
Sep 14 1867
*Received* [[/stamp]]

Wrapper (1) Enclosures.

Recd. 4th M.D., (C.A.) Sept 10th 18

Transcription Notes:
Chisen Scott confirmed from page 11

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