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BUREAU REFUGEES, FREEDMEN & ABANDONED LANDS,
States of Kentucky, Tennessee and Nor. Alabama.
Assistant Commissioner's Office, 
Nashville Tenn Oct 3rd 1865

His Excellency.
Andrew Johnson Presdt
Washington D.C. 

Dear Sir. 
I have the honor to report that on the 1st inst. I received the following telegram from yourself. 

Washington Sep 30th 1865.

"Brig Genl. C.B. Fisk
Nashville Tenn.

The following telegram has just been recd. 

"Nashville Sep 30th 1865. Andrew Johnson. I appeal to you for protection - This day my house has been entered by colored soldiers living on my place - My life and that of my family threatened My daughters cursed, and my dog shot in my dwelling - further violence is threatened to night - from you alone can I expect protection
(sgd) Margaret Donelson."

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