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New Berne N.C. Aug. 15" 1865

Lehman  R.F.

Application for property known as Acadamy property. [[Footnote 1]]
Respectfully returned to know who have the right to hold this property as trustees for the purpose for which it was set apart.

By command of Colonel E Whittlesey
Fred H Beecher Lt & A A A Genl.

Bu RF & AL Asst. Commissioner
Raleigh N.C. Aug 19" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] L.7.

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Kinston N.C. Aug. 15" 1865

Barrows  Lt. Frank

Reports in relation to the Washington Estate now occupied by Freedmen [[Footnote 1]] 
Forwarded by Capt H James with recommendation that the John A. Washington plantation be set apart for the use of Freedmen, and that a competent man be placed on it.  [[Footnote 2]]
Respectfully forwarded & the recommendation of Capt James Approved.  

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner

Bu R F & A L Asst Com. of N.C.    
Raleigh N.C. Aug. 21" 1865.


[[Footnote 1]] B. 16.
[[Footnote 2]] To be set apart.  See W.28.B.R.

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New Berne N.C. July 21" 1865

Wade  Amos and other citizens 
  
Make application for restoration of their property situated in New Berne N.C. & vicinity.  Referred to Asst Commissioner by Maj General Howard.  [[Footnote 1]] [[Footnote 2]] 
Respectfully referred to Capt Horace James Sup of Eastn dist. for investigation and report.  

By Command
Fred H Beecher  Lt & AAA Genl.

Bu. RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst Com.
Raleigh N.C.  Aug. 26" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] W.19.
[[Footnote2]] Howard [[?]] [[?]] O.O.

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New Berne Aug. 3 1865.

Page  J.W. Surg.

Request that a house & lot now inhabited by Aunt Charlotte in New Berne be secured to her.  [[Footnote 1]] [[Footnote 2]]
Returned by Maj Genl OO Howard stating that the Bureau has no legal right to grant the tenure recommended. 
Respectfully returned to Capt. H James Supt. E. Dist.  Attention called to endorsement of Maj Genl O.O. Howard Commissioner. [[Footnote 3]] 

By Command
Fred H Beecher  Lt & A.A.A. Genl.

Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C.  Aug 26" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] P.3.
[[Footnote 2]] E.B. p.12-84
[[Footnote 3]] E.B. p.119. Vol.2 

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New Berne July 30" 1865

Pennington   J.C.

Application for restoration of property, two rooms in a building used as a printing office. [[Footnote 1]] 
Returned by Maj Genl OO Howard with authority to restore the property.  
Respectfully forwarded to Maj Genl O O Howard Commissioner with copy of order restoring the within named property.  [[Footnote 2]] 

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner

Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C.  Aug 26" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] I.8. E.B. p.11 No. 31.
[[Footnote 2]] Copy of order sent to Capt James & to Mr. Pennington.

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Raleigh N.C.  Aug. 4" 1865

Perkins  Miss Eliza C.

Application for restoration of property Cor of New & Metcalf Sts. [[Footnote 1]]
Respectfully forwarded to Maj. Genl. O.O. Howard, Commissioner with copy of the order restoring the within named property. [[Footnote 2]] [[Footnote 3]] 

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner

Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C.  Aug 26" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] P.6.
[[Footnote 2]] Authorized to restore the property by Maj. Genl. O.O. Howard.  Aug. 16" 1865.
[[Footnote 3]] E.B. p.11 No.32 Order sent to Capt James & Miss E.C. Perkins  


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88
Beaufort N.C.  Aug. 10" 1865.

Lecraft  Mrs. Mary

Application for restoration of her property in Beaufort N.C.  [[Footnote 1]] 
Respectfully forwarded to Maj. Genl. O.O. Howard, Commissioner with copy of order restoring the within named property.  [[Footnote 2]]  

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner

Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C.  Aug 26" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] L. 8-
[[Footnote 2]] Order sent to Capt James & Mrs. Mary Lecraft.

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89
New Berne N.C.Aug. 19 1865

Pearce  Mrs. Penelope

Application for restoration of property.  [[Footnote 1]]
Respectfully forwarded to Maj Genl O O Howard Commissioner with copy of order restoring the within named property.  [[Footnote 2]]

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner

Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C.  Aug 26" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] P.8.
[[Footnote 2]] Order sent to Capt James & Mrs Pearce.

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New Berne N.C.Aug. 18" 1865

White  J.M.

Application for restoration of property.  [[Footnote 1]]
Respectfully forwarded to Maj Genl O O Howard Commissioner with copy of order restoring the within named property.  [[Footnote 2]]

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner

Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C.  Aug 26" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] W.22
[[Footnote 2]] Order sent to Capt James & [[?agt for]] M. White.

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Wilmington N.C. May 27" 1865

Dickinson  Mr. P.K.

Application for restoration of property.  [[Footnote 1]]
Respectfully forwarded with copy of order restoring the within named property.  [[Footnote 2]]  [[Footnote 3]]

E. Whittlesey
Col & Asst Commissioner

Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst Commissioner
Raleigh N.C.  Aug 26" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] D.7.
[[Footnote 2]] Copy of order sent to Mr. Randolph & Mr Dickinson.
[[Footnote 3]] [[?E.B.H.]]

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Williamston Martin Co. Aug 7" 1865.

Walk  L.W. Capt of Police

Reports condition of affairs in that County. Wishes aid for the freedmen.
Respectfully referred to Capt H James, who will direct the Asst Supt of Plymouth to investigate & aid the parties in Martin County as far as may be necessary.

By Command
Fred H Beecher Lt & AAA Genl.

Bu RF & AL Hd Qrs Asst. Com
Raleigh N.C. Aug. 26" 1865.

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93

James

Report of proceedings in turning over property by Genl. Bates [[Footnote 1]]
Returned by Genl. Howard Aug. 27" 1865, property after it is placed in the hand of this bureau cannot be restored except by duly authorized officer of the Bureau.
Respectfully transmitted to Capt H. James Supt. Eastn District.

By Command
Fred H Beecher Lt & AAA Genl.

Bu RF & A.L.
Hd Qrs Asst Commisioner
Raleigh N.C. Aug. 28" 1865.

[[Footnote 1]] E.B. p.13-50

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