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as the day of meeting and justice in this God-forsaken and God-cussed country has not come saved a yet,
The assault upon me was wholy unprovokd was aggravating and outrageous.
The names of the savage parties and witnesses will be promptely punished when called for, and if an officer should be sent here to inspect, or collect evidence, I would suggest that I would be notified of the fact some few days in advance as I am frequently away from home.
I have the honor to be Good

Your most obdt Servt,
I. House

A.C. Gillem
Brevt. Maj Genl &c &c


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