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4 past, to avoid the Slave Code purchased property in the name of other persons. Assistant Superintendents will advise them to procure conveyance of such property to themselves, as security against the death or insolvency of the trustee. Where practicable, such conveyance should be put upon the County records. In case of a church, should such re-conveyance be refused, a special report will be made to this office. V Assistant Superintendents will give earnest consideration to measures for reducing the issue of rations, and will forward such suggestions as they deem it advisable to present. VI They will also endeavor to procure, for school purposes, suitable buildings, which are either abandoned or already in possession of the Government, and will report them to this office as soon as obtained. Means are at hand here for procuring teachers. VII Where a permanent detail of troops is deemed necessary, a report will be made of the fact, giving the reasons therefor and number of men desired. By order of Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne Assistant Commissioner Maj: & A.A.A.G. Official A.A.G. 5 Office of Assistant Commissioner Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Montgomery, Ala August 2d 1865 General Order } No 5 } Captain Alonzo L. Brown 55th Cold U.S. Infty is hereby assigned to duty as Assistant Superintendent, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, with Headquarters at Greenville in the County of Butler. Capt Brown will proceed forthwith to Greenville and enter upon the discharge of his duties. By order of Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne Maj & A.A.A.G. Office Assistant Commissioner Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands Montgomery, Ala Aug. 4th 1865 General Order } No 6 } Major B.W. Norris Paymaster U.S. Army having reported by order of the Commissioner of this Bureau, is assigned to special duty at these Headquarters. By order of Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne Maj & A.A.A.G
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