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their former owners.  I have had but little time to visit the Plantations, have been out in the Country several times. am kept pretty busy in the office.  We are going to have a meeting of the freedmen of this County, at the Court House on next Saturday afternoon.  I wish you could be with us to address them.

We call the meeting for the purpose of reading to them the Address of Gov. Hamilton to the Freedmen of Texas.  I'll send you a copy of the Governor's Address.

I have the honor to be
Very Respectfully, Your Obd't Serv't,
O.H. Swingley Lieut
& Ass't Sup't Freedmen

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