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Brighton Mass March 2d 1866 - Major General O. O. Howard Commissioner Bureau Refugees, Freedmen & Abandoned Lands. Washington D.C. General - In obedience to paragraph 4 Special Orders No 85 dated War Department Adjutant General's Office Washington, February 24th 1866, I have the honor to report to you hereby for assignment to duty in the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. I am, General, Very Respectfully, Your Obedient Servant, James H. Rice Captain Veteran Reserve Corps.
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