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Bu R.F. and A.L.
Hd Qr's So-Dist N.C.
Wilmington N.C
May 27

Col J.F. Chur
AAA General

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Colonel 
I have the honor to enclose here a list of persons nominated by me for the position of Registers of Election in Bladen County N.C. I have been unable to find a Freedman in that County who possesses sufficient education to perform duties of the position.

I am Colonel
Very Respectfully
Your Obdt Servant
Allan Rutherford
Captain 44th US Infantry
Sup't So-Dist NC
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