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22 lot in Wetumpka, with money of his own earning after hiring his time from his owner and that the deed, in accordance with the law of the state, was made in the name of his owner. It is hereby ordered that the said Isaac Carlton be allowed the possession of said property, until such time as the question, if raised to the title can be decided in the civil courts. Any attempt to dispossess him in violation of this order will be at the peril of the parties undertaking it. By order of Brvt Maj Gen Wager Swayne A.A.G. (35) 11 B.R.F & .A.L 1866 Endorsement on letter of resignation of Thos. J. Kerr Capt and A.Q.M U.S. Volunteers. Office Assistant Commissioner B.R.F. & A.L Montgomery. Ala. Jany 11th 1866 Approved and respectfully forwarded. Brevet Major General and Assistant Commissioner. 12 B.R.F & .A.L. 1866 Endorsement on communication of Wilmer Walton Agent Freedman. Bureau in reference to apprenticing children (col'd), the rendition of a Freedman, comitted for Burglary, to the Bureau & bill for repairs to school Houses and making a coffin. Office Assistant Commissioner. 23 B.R.F&A.L Montgomery, Ala. Jany 13th 1866 Respectfully referred to that Col. J.B. Callis, Supt R.F.& A.L. Dist of Huntsville, to whom this communication should have sent. The Probate Judge is the proper person to apprentice children and if done must be under the law relating to apprenticing white children. The civil authorities should take charge of the Freedman committed for Burglary. The Bureau can not pay for repairs to school Houses, nor such a bill as is mentioned for making a coffin. By order of Brvt Maj Gen. Wager Swayne A.A.G. 13 B.R.F. & A.L 1866 Endorsement on application of T.M. Goodfellow Supt R.F.& A.L. for detail of A.H. Willman Capt. Co "D" 42 U.S.C.I. Officer Assistant Commissioners B.R.F. & A.L Montgomery, Ala, Jany 2d, 1866. Respectfully refered to Maj Gen C.R. Woods with the request that the detail may be made Brvt Maj Gen & Asst Coms'r Dept. Ala. Hd. Qrs Mobile, 6. Jan. 66 Respectfully returned to Maj Gen Swayne The 42d (&44th) Colored Infantry
Could not decipher names and some words. Jany - January abbreviation Brvt. Maj. Gen. Wager Swayne - Brvt means "Brevet". U.S.C.I. - U.S. Colored Infantry Com'r or Coms'r - Commissioner.