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Houston Nov 20th 1866

General J B Kiddoo

I would respectfully request from you the appointment as Agent for the Bureau at Tyler, Smith County Texas, as I am informed you have no Agent at that place.

I can refer you to Lieut Charles Hardenbroke and Col De Gress with both of whom I am acquainted. My wish is to proceed to Tyler immediately if my application be successful

I am Genl Very Respectfully
Your Obt. Svt.
James W Mac Greal

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