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H 1 - Bu. R. F. &c. Miss. 1868
Scooba, Miss., Dec. 23. 1867.

Houser J.

Calls attention to the frequent violation of General Orders No. 16, and states there are many aggravated cases in that County. States that a brutal and outrages assault has been committed upon him and he desires that the offender be tried by Milty Commn and should an officer be sent to investigate the affair desires to be informed, as he is at times absent.

[[stamp]] Freedman's Bureau State of Miss Received Jan 11 1868 [[/stamp]]

Bureau Refugees, Freedmen &c. 
Office Asst. Commr for Miss
Vicksburg, Jany 13th 1868

Respectfully referred to J. L. Roberts, Agent Sub District of DeKalb for investigation and report. 

By order of Bvt. Maj. Genl. A. C. Gillem 
Asst Commissioner 
M. Barber
1st Lieut 34 Infantry 
A. A. A. General.

Letter written to Houser Jany 20th - 
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