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Samsonville No Ca Fby 29th 1868
Capt Hugo Hillebrandt

Dr Sir
Enclosed please find the Affidavit of William [[...al]] in regard to his son Lewis I hope you will send an order at your earliest convenience as the father has been deprived of his boy already for some time & I learn the boy is missing cloths as I stated to you at [[...th]] The father is a very reliable colored man. I hope your orders will be [[i...d]] in such positive times as to permit Jim his half brother from any further interference The boys mother is dead as you will remember I proved before you at [[m..t...]] by [[...r]] Johnson Hoping to hear from you very soon I am dear Sir in haste respectfully yours
RoB Nash
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