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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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