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By order of Bvt. Maj. Genl A.C. Gillem Asst. Commissioner M. Barber 1st Lieut. 34th Infantry A. A. A. General. E & M — S.D.M — p. 44 Bureau R. F. and A. Lands— Head Quarters. Sub District. Meridian. Miss. Jany 18th 1868. Respectfully returned to Brevet Maj General A.C. Gillem. Assistant Com'r for State of Mississippi— with the following report— Complaint was made at this office in December 1867 by the freedmen employed on the plantation of I.S.O.G. Green during the years 1866 and 1867— that they could not get their pay, and that the Cotton raised on the place had been shipped to Mobile, Ala. or sold in this city sometime previous which I found upon investigation to be true Mr Thomas Dist [[?]] Supt having shipped 51 Bales to [[stamp]] Freedmen's Bureau State of Miss Received JAN 21 1868 [[/stamp]]
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