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20 for the use and work of the animals IV - Where there has been an expense contract, or where either of the parties has permitted the other to sell or remove such animals from the plantation, without protest, or has himself removed voluntarily, leaving the animals behind - these acts will be taken as an acknowledgement of title binding on all concerned. By order of Bvt Maj Gen Wager Swayne A.A.G. Office Assistant Commissioner Bureau of Refugees Freedman and Abandoned Lands Montgomery Ala, Feby 1st 1866 General Orders No 3 Maj Edwin Beecher Addtl Paymaster U.S.V. having in accordance with orders from the War Dept reported at this office is hereby assigned to duty as Receiving and Disbursing officer in this office, relieving Bvt Lt Col Edwards Wright Paymaster U.S.A. By order of Bv Maj Gen Wager Swayne A.A.G. Office Asst Comer B.R.F. & A.L. Mont. March 1st 1866 General Order No 4 21 [[left margin]] Fd [[/left margin]] Bt Lt Col C.H. Deane A.Q.M. U.S. Vols having reported at this office in accordance with orders from Dept Hd Qrs is hereby assigned to duty as Chief Quarter Master of the Bureau of Refugees Freedmen &c for this State By order of Bv Maj Gen Wager Swayne A.A.G. Office Asst Comr B.R.F. & A.L. Mont. April 9. 1866 General Orders No 5 [[left margin]] Fd [[/left margin]] Bt Maj O. D. Kinsman Capt & Asst Adj Gen U.S.V. having in accordance with orders from Maj Gen O. O. Howard Commsr B.R.F. & A.L. reported at this office is hereby assigned to duty as Asst Adjt Genl in This office. By order of Bvt Maj Gen Wager Swayne A.A.G. Office Asst Commissioner B.R.F. & A.L. Montgomery Ala April 9th 1866 General Orders No 6 [[left margin]] Fd [[/left margin]] The following act of Congress is published for the information of officers of this Bureau. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That hereafter every person elected or appointed to any office of honor or profit under the Government of the United States either in the Civil Military or naval Departments of the Public Service, excepting the President of over