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20 [[left margin]] Hd Qrs Dist of Ala 65 [[/left margin]] K45 Endorsement on letter of Maj A.P. Ketchum Office B.R.F. & A.L. Huntsville May 1 1867. Respectfully returned to J.F. Conyngham A.A.A.G. &c with the information that the within case has been sought for in the vicinity of Stevenson Ala and that no such man or case can be heard of in that vicinity. Jno B. Callis Bvt Brig Genl. & Sub Asst Commr Respectfully returned to Maj Genl. O.O. Howard Commr and attention invited to endorsement of Bvt Brig Genl Callis S.A. Commr. for the Dist in which Stevenson is located. In many cases the freedmen are depended of their dues by their employers but it is believed that in this State no Bureau officer has neglected to use all the means in his power to protect and aid them. Wager Swayne May 8" 1867 Maj Genl & Asst Commr. [[left margin]] Hd Qrs Dist of Ala 66 [[/left margin]] K128 Endorsement on Letter of Capt A.S. Hill Hd Qrs Sub Dist of Selma May 4 /67 Respectfully returned to Col. C.C. Sibley Asst Commr. Ga. The parties named within cannot be found in Selma or vicinity Geog Shorkley 1" Lieut & Sub Asst Commr. Respectfully returned to Col C.C. Sibley Asst Commr Ga attention invited to endorsement of Lieut Shorkley Wager Swayne May 8" 1867 Major General [[left margin]] Hd Qrs Dist of Ala 67 [[/left margin]] Endorsement on letter of Messrs Cocknell & Cobbs Respectfully forwarded to Hon R.M. Patton Governor of Alabama with request that the within may be favorably considered Wager Swayne May 8" 1867 Major General [[left margin]] Hd Qrs Dist of Ala 68 [[/left margin]] M67 Endorsement on letter of Harriet A McNeil Respectfully referred to 1"Lieut Geo Shorkley for investigation and report By order of Maj Genl Wager Swayne O.D. Kinsman Sub Asst Commr. 21 [[left margin]] Hd Qrs Dist of Ala 69 [[/left margin]] M57 Endorsement of letter of Bvt Capt W.A. McChristy Office Sub. Asst. Commr. Mobile Ala April 29 1867 Respectfully returned the following facts in reference to the Minor boys have been ascertained. John is a drayman in this city married in this city with two children. Albert is working in the shippers Cotton Piers Eddy is employed in doing odd jobs about the city. Albert and Eddy are unmarried and would join their father if transportation was given them. John has formed such ties as will prevent his leaving the city. There are no impediments in the way of the boys joining their father except those mentioned. The failure of letters to reach them was probably from imperfect direction. letters directed to the care of this office will reach them Geo. M. Tracy Bvt. Maj & Sub Asst Commr. Respectfully returned to Maj Genl O.O. Howard Commr. &c with endorsed report of Bvt Maj Tracy Sub Asst Commr. Mobile O.D. Kinsman Sub Asst Commr (The Asst Commr being absent.) May 9" 1867 [[left margin]] Hd Qrs Dist of Ala 70 [[/left margin]] D73 Endorsement of letter of Mary Davis Hd Qrs Sub Dist of Selma May 6 1867 Respectfully returned with the statement that a William Davis and Frank Ruffum came from Washington in July 1866 and worked in M Wright's Brick yard in this city. William worked about twenty days when he was taken sick with Diarrhea and went to the F M Hospital where he died some three days after his admission (July 26" 1866). Geo Shorkley 1" Lieut & Sub Asst Commr. Respectfully returned and attention invited to endorsement of Lieut Shorkley Sub Asst Commr. Selma Ala J.F. Conyngham 1" Lieut 24 U.S.I. & A.A.A.G. (The Maj Genl Comdg being absent) May 9" 1867 [[left margin]] Hd Qrs Dist of Ala 71 [[/left margin]] S161 Endorsement on letter of Lieut Geo Shorkley Respectfully forwarded J F Conyngham 1" Lieut & A.A.A.G. (The Maj Genl. Comdg being absent)