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Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Central District
Raleigh N.C. Aug 5" 1865

Faust  Francis Pvt Co. E. 3 NY Vols 

Makes application for furlough for thirty days, grounds sickness in his family.  Respectfully forwarded approved by Lt. Col. D E Clapp Supt. of Dist.

I cannot well spare a single man now in my service, but Pvt. Faust's good conduct entitles him to the favor which he asks.  I therefore approve & respectfully forward his request.  [[Footnote 1]]

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst. Commissioner
Bu. RF. & A.L
Hd Qrs Asst. Com. Raleigh N.C. Aug 8" 1865

[[Footnote 1]] Granted for thirty days Hd Qrs [[?Supt]] of N C.

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Chapel Hill N.C.

Armistead  Thos. Jr.

Petitions for restoration of property within described.  Encloses oath of Amnesty.  States that he volunteered in the service of the confederacy in preference to being conscripted.

Respectfully referred to Capt H. James Supt. E. Dist. for investigation & report.

By Command
Fred H. Beecher Lt & AAA Genl.
Bu RF & AL
Hd Qrs Asst. Com. Raleigh N.C. Aug 10" 1865

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Chatam Co. N.C. Aug 9" 1865

Miller Annie W.

Petitions for restoration of property located on Front St. Wilmington N.C. belonging to her husband Thos. C. Miller now deceased.  Encloses oath of allegiance.

Respectfully forwarded to Maj Genl O.O. Howard with copy of order restoring the within named property.  [[Footnote 1]]

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst. Commissioner
Bu RF & AL
Hd Qrs Asst. Com. Raleigh N.C. Aug 10" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] See S.O. no. 22 Par II.  Copies of orders sent to J.T. Randolph & Hon. A.W. Miller through Mrs. Baker.

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New Berne Aug 4" 1865

Jones Fredk. J.

Petitions for restoration of the property described within.  Encloses oath of amnesty, also a letter of favorable mention from W W Holden Prov. [[?Comr]] of N.C. Certifies that he has never been actively engaged in the late rebellion.

Respectfully referred to Capt. H. James Supt. of E. Dist. for investigation & report.

By Command
Fred H Beecher
Lt & AAA Genl.
Bur. R.F. & A.L.
Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C. Aug 10" 1865

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Wilmington N.C.

London  Manger

Petitions for restoration of property situated on Cor 3d & Chestnut Sts. used as a dwelling house & Cor 4" & Princess Sts. used as a store. Encloses oath duly signed & attested, also certifies that he has neither aided not abetted in the late rebellion.

Respectfully forwarded to Maj Genl O.O. Howard, with copy of the order restoring the property within named. [[Footnote 1]]

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner
Bu. R.F. & A.L.
Hd Qrs Asst. Commissioner
Raleigh N.C. Aug 10" 1865

[[Footnote 1]] See S.O. no. 22 Par III. Copy of order sent to J.F. Randolph, & to M. London.

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New Berne N.C. July 29" 1865

Morris J.C.

Application for restoration of property in New Berne N.C. consisting of a dwelling house.

Respectfully returned to Capt. James Supt. of Eastn District whose attention is called to the endorsement of Maj Genl Howard.  [[Footnote 1]] The property within named to be retained for the present.

By Command
Fred H Beecher
Lt. & A.A.A. Genl.
Bu. RF & AL.
Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C. Aug 11' 1865

[[Footnote 1]] L.R.M.5.  EB. p9 - no 24.

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Wilmington July 5" 1865

Douglass   Thomas J.

Application for restoration of real estate. [[Footnote 1]]

Respectfully referred to T.J. Douglass through J.F. Randolph Agt. &c. Mr. Douglass will please forward proofs that he did not abandon the within property; that he has not been engaged in arms or otherwise in aiding or encouraging the rebellion and show his legal right to said property.  This paper to be returned to these Hd Qrs.

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner
Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst. Com.
Raleigh N.C. Aug 11" 1865

[[Footnote 1]] D.1. E.B. p8 no 19

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Raleigh N.C. Aug 12" 1865

Almy   Geo. C. Capt & CSV

Makes application for leave of absence for seven days with permission to visit Lynchburg Va. [[Footnote 1]]

Respectfully forward to Maj. Cilley A A G. & approved. Capt. Almy has consulted me and his business "private" is of great importance to himself.

[[Footnote 1]] [[L.R. H-3]]
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Hd Qrs Eastn. District
New Berne N.C. Aug 10" 1865

James   Capt Horace

Sends full report of proceedings in turning over property to former owner Mrs. Emeline J. Myers. by Genl. Del. Bates after it had come into possession of this Bureau.  It was given up under orders not from conviction that the orders were lawful.  Wishes to know whether any Comdg. Genl has authority to issue such an order without authority from Maj Genl. Howard. Encloses copy of order from Genl. Bates, copy of order issued by himself & copy of letter accompanying Genl Bates order.[[Footnote 1]]

Respectfully forwarded.  The written case indicates the status of much abandoned property in this Dept. In accordance with G.O. 110 A.G.O.  I requested the Dept. Cmdr. to order all houses, tenements mills & abandoned property in the possession of military authorities to be turned over to this Bureau, when no longer needed for military purposes. No notice has been taken of this request, Several buildings have been restored by Dept & Dist. Cmdr. to former owner. [[Footnote 2]]

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner
Bureau RF & AL Hd Qrs Com.
Raleigh NC Aug 11" 1865

[[Footnote 1]] Maj Genl Howard

[[Footnote 2]] Endorsement showing that property had been turned over to this Bu. is in the papers Sgd. WH [[?]] A Gen.

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Bryan  James A.

Application for restoration of property in New Berne &c. [[Footnote 1]]

Respectfully returned to Maj Genl OO Howard Commissioner Bu RF & AL with copy of order restoring the within named property. [[Footnote 2]] Copy of order sent to Capt H. James & to J.A. Bryan.]

E. Whittlesey
Cd & Asst Commissioner
Bur RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst. Commissioner
Raleigh N.C. Aug 14" 1865

[[Footnote 1]] [LR. B-10. E.B. p10-26 S.O. no 2[[5?]]]
[[Footnote 2]] Copy of order sent to Capt H James & to J.A. Bryan.
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