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State of Miss. Itawamba 
January 5th 1868
Col Loyd Wheaton
Dear sir this is to inform you that Mr. Duke and myself have settled the disputed matter between us. Mr Duke states was a note left in his hands by the Lieut with orders to send it up and it is either lost or misplaced
Alexander  X    Wren   freed man

Signed in my presence
John Miller   {Seal}
Justice of the Peace
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