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June 2nd
Col. M. C. Gardner
Chief Qr Ms Bu RF & AL
I have the honor to request that the 
Post Quartermaster here be directed to issue forage 
on Registrations approved by me, for the Publics 
Animals used by the Bureau of R F and A L in 
this District. The forage is due from the [[?]] 
and as the Post Qr-Ms refuses to issue without 
your order the publics Animals are now exis-
ting on borrowed forage.
Your early attention is respectfully requested
I am Colonel
Very Respectfully
Your Obd't Servant
Allan Rutherford
Bvt Col U.S.A.
(Lieut Col VRC)
Supt. So. Dist N C
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