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Department of the Interior
Washington D.C. Oct. 26, 1865


In compliance with your request, which has just been communicated to this Department, by Lieut. Sladen, there will be transmitted, herewith to your address, for official use, four sets of the Laws of the United States passed since the commencement of the 2d session of the 36th Congress, and four copies of the Compendium of the 8th Census - the receipt of which Statutes and documents you will please acknowledge.

I am, sir, very respectfully,

your obedient servant,

Jas Harlan

Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard,
Com. Bureau of Refugees &c.
Washington, D.C.