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order from my immediate commander General Reynolds

The prisoner has also threatened the lives of the soldiers and said his time would come when he got out of jail.

Great excitement at first existed in town to see the soldiers running after said "Josiah King" but it all subsided as soon as it was known why and wherefore he was arrested and what had been his conduct.

I Am Very Respectfully
Your Obt Servt.
William H. Rock
Sub Asst Comr B R.F.&A.L.

I certify the above to be a true and correct transcript from the records of this office.
Richmond Texas.
March 26. 1868.
William H Rock
Sub Asst Commissr

Hereunto attached will be found all comm'ns & endorsements made in this case and telegrams sent and rec'd