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was informed that "the case had been settled", by you. The following named men, said to belong to the Police force, can be identified as being with the party that committed the assault on George Moore and who destroyed and stole his property and I request that they be placed in arrest until the matter can be investigated by the authorities.
- Smith. - McPherson.
A McClanning, and Tim Sullivan

I am Sir
Very Respectfully
Your Obd't Servant
Allan Rutherford
Lieut Colonel VRC
(Bvt Brig Gen'l. USV)
Supt. Southern Dist NC

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