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61 F. 1870
Washington D.C.
March 16 1870
A. 75. vol16 '60. R.F. & A.L.
Freedmens' Bureau
Genl. O. O. Howard.

[[stamp]] THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE UNITED STATES [[/stamp]]

Reports that several important telegrams addressed to Officers of this Bureau were found at the telegraph Office War Dept. States that he will cause a messenger
to call daily at 3 o Clock and requests all special telegrams previous to that hour be sent to him.

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Recd. A.G.O. Mar 18. 1870.

EB
Adjutant General's Office,
Washington March 19th 1870.

Respectfully returned to Brevet Major General O.O. Howard, Commissioner Freedmens Bureau, with the information that the telegraph operator at the office of the War Department reports that arrangements have been made by the Western Union Telegraph Company to receive at; and send from the Union office of the Company, or from the Branch office, located in Post Office Building, telegrams addressed to or from you and the officers of your Bureau, instead of at this office as has been done heretofore.

E D Townsend
Adjutant General.

E.B 7 AGO D43
3.14 1,

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