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270 June 12th Colonel C.A. Cilley A.A.G. Bu RF and A.L Colonel Several Citizens of this County have requested me to submit the following case and request that I be [[mentioned?]] to have Rations for Twenty men for one week to aid the matter. If approved that the Bridge across Blair River, on the Road from this [[?]] to Fayetteville was burned by the U.S. Officer during the War. The County [[Court?]] of [[?]] [[?]] and [[?]] of Fayetteville have agreed to help re-build the Bridge and the Freedmen living near the Road have agreed to work on it if we would supply them with Rations during this time. I submit the [[letters?]] for your consideration I am Colonel Very Respectfully Your obd't servant Allan Rutherford Bvt Col & Supt So Dist NC [[eft margin]] Letter rec'd back. June 20th 1866 & filed [[/left margin]]
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