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Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands
Office Assistant Commissioner for Miss.
Vicksburg Miss. Oct. 10 1867

Special Order}
No. 100}

1, The purchases of stationery and property, made by Capt. J.W. Sunderland, V.R.C., Actg. Asst. Qr. Mr., B.R.L. & A.L., State of Miss., during the month of Sept., ultimo are hereby approved.

2, Officers and Agents of the B.R.L & A.L., State of Miss., will without delay shift to Captain J.H. Chapman V.R.C, Actg. Commissary of Subsistence, Vicksburg Miss, all the corn and meat sent to their respective Stations for issue to destitutes, under late act of Congress, and now remaining in their possession, taking receipts therefor.

3, Capt. J.H. Chapman V.R.C., Act'g. Commissary of Subsistence Sub-District of Mississippi, will without delay inspect and report on the condition of twenty nine thousand four hundred and ninety four (29,494) lbs. of corn, for which Lieut. H.R. Williams, 45 U.S. Infty., Assistant Inspector General Bureau Refugee, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, is responsible, with a view to its final disposition.

By order of
Bvt. Maj. General A.C. Gillem 
Asst Commissioner
J.W. Sunderland
Capt. V.R.C.
A.A.A. General

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Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.
Assistant Commissioner for Miss.
Vicksburg Miss. Oct. 11" 1867

Special Orders}
No. 101.}

1,, First Lieut. John Whitney, 24" U.S. Infty., is hereby relieved from duty as Sub-Asst. Comm Sub-Dist. of Winchester, the same having been abolished. He will send the records and property of his office to these Headquarters.

2, The appointment of Mr. A.S. Alden, Agent, Bu. R.L. & A.L., having been recorded, he is hereby relieved from duty as Agent Sub-Dist. of Port Gibson, and will report in person to this office without delay, bringing with him the records and property pertaining to his office.

3., The appointment of D.C. McMichael Agent, Bu. R.L. & A.L., having been recorded, he is hereby relieved from duty at Agent Sub-Dist. of Carrollton, and will report in person to this office without delay, bringing with him the records and property pertaining to his office.

By order of Bvt. Maj. Gen'l. A.C. Gillem
Assistant Commissioner
J.W. Sunderland
Capt. V.R.C.
A.A.A. Gen'l.

Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.
Office Assistant Commissioner for Miss.
Vicksburg Miss. Oct. 12" 1864

Special Orders}
No. 102.}

Lieut. H.R. Williams, 45" U.S.Infty., Asst. Insp. Gen'l., is hereby directed to proceed without delay to Panola, Miss., for the purpose of investigating the circumstances which led to the murder of Dr. Suttler with a view of ascertaining the necessity  of Bureau interference; from thence he will proceed to Starkville, Miss. via Memphis, Tenn., and Corinth, Miss., for



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