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NAA 571

War Department,
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands,
Washington, June 29 1866. 

Lieut. A. Coats, 
Bur. R.F. & A. Lands. 
Newbern, N.C. 

I have to acknowledge receipt of your communication of the 25" inst. transmitting papers referring to the claims of Mary Beasley.  Upon making enquiry at the Second Auditors office, I have ascertained that there has been no unnecessary delay in this case, and that it will be ready for payment in a few days.  Please have Mrs. Beasley execute, before a Court of Record, enclosed Power of Attorney, and send same to this office.

Very Respectfully
Wm. Fowler
A.A. Gen'l

Transcription Notes:
Transcribe the letterhead in addition to handwriting. And add the NAA/ NARA number

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