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War Department,
Bureau Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.
Washington, D.C., Augt 27th, 1867.

Mr Marcus Wright is hereby appointed an Agent in the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, State of Mississippi, at a salary of one hundred dollars per month. This appointment is made under the provisions of "An Act to continue in force and amend an Act to establish a Bureau for the relief of Freedmen and Refugees, and for other purposes." It will take effect from date of taking the required oath and remain in force until revoked by orders from this office.
The oath required by law will be taken, and filed in the office of the Asst. Commissioner of the State of Mississippi.

By order of Maj.-Gen. O.O. Howard, Commissioner.

A.P. Ketchum
Actg Asst. Adj.-General.

[[Note written across body of letter]] Cancelled [[/Note]]
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