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Endorsement on Communication from Amanda R. Cox who desires two colored orphan children about 9 or 10 years old &c.
Head-Quarters District of Mississippi
Office Assistant Comm'r Bu. R. F. and A. L.
Vicksburg Miss. Febry. 20, 1867.
Respectfully referred to W. W. Wales, Supt'dt, Howard Orphan Asylum (Thro' Asst Sub-Commr. Dist Meridian) to know if he has two children answering description.
By order of 
Bvt Brig Gen'l Gillem
(Singed) A. W. Preston
Act. Asst. Adjt Genl

Bureau Refugees Freedmen & Aband Lands
Office Sub Commissioner. Meridian, Miss.
Feb. 22, 1867
Respectfully referred to W. W. Wales, Superintendent Howard Orphan Asylum (Thro. Lieut White, Asst. Sub Commr. District of Meridian) for compliance with instructions from Dist. Head-Q'rs. These papers to be returned through this office. 
(Sigd) Jas. W. Sunderland
Capt. & Asst Sub Commr,
District of Meridian

Bu. R. F. and A. L. Office A.S.C.
Lauderdale, Miss, Feb. 25, 1867
Respectfully referred to J.A. Mendenhall Supt. Howard Orphan Asylum, attention invited to endorsement of Asst Comm'r District of Mississippi  These papers to be returned to this office
(Sig'd) D. M. White
Lieut V.R.C. A.S.C.

Howard Orphan Asylum, Lauderdale, Miss
Feb. 26, 1867
Respectfully returned with names of two children, James Washington and Candice Hooper that will answer description, with exception of age, they being only about eight years old. 
(Signed) J. A. Mendenhall
Supt. Howard Orphan Asylum

Office Ass't Sub Comm'r. Bu. R. F. and A. L.
Lauderdale, Miss. Feb. 27, 1867.
Respectfully forwarded.
(Sig'd) D. M. White
Lieut V.R.C. A.S.C.

Office Sub-Comm'r Meridian, Miss.
Feb 28th, 1867.
Respectfully forwarded.
(Sig'd) Jas. W. Sunderland
Capt & Asst Sub Commr

Head Qrs Dist Miss. Bu. R. F. and A. L.
Vicksburg, March 9th, 1867
Respectfully returned thro' Sub Asst Comm'r Dist Lauderdale, to Mr. Mendenhall Supt Howard Orphan Asylum to know if he has to other orphans answering the description, transportation having been already issue for these children, on application of Mr O. C. Rivers.
By order of
Bvt. Brig Genl Gillem
(signed) A. W. Preston
Capt. V.R.C. Bvt Maj U.S.V.
& A.A.A. Genl.