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Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen & Abandoned Lands,
Office Sub-Assistant Commissioner,
Greensboro', N.C., September [[24?]]th 1867.

Lieut. Col. Jacob. F Chur.
A.A.A.G. Bureau R.F. and A.L.
Raleigh N.C.

Colonel.
Eliza Kinsey, a refugee from Jones Co. N.C. was taken by her former owners, (after the taking of New Bern,) to Tennessee, and has arrived here with a young child and without any means, to join her relations, her parents were living when she was taken away with a widow Jones about 16 miles from Kinston on the road to New Berne, the Wardens of the Poor of this County cannot do anything for her, as she does not belong here.

Very Respectfully
Your obt. Servt
A W Bolenius
Capt VRC and Bvt Maj. US. Vols.
Sub. Asst. Comr.    

Transcription Notes:
probably Sept. 24th based on info. on Page 1 A W Bolenius

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