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[[double underlined]] A20. R.F. & A.L. 1865. [[/double underlined]]

Charlotte N.C.
June 26, 1865

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[[underlined]] Armsby Lawrence [[/underlined]]
Chaplain 8" Minn.
[[underlined]] James Mitchell [[/underlined]]
Chaplain 178 OVI

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Request that a lot of land may be given to society of colored people for church purposes.

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Recd July 1, 1865 RF & AL

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War Department
Bureau Refugees Freedmen &c.
Washington July 1865

Respectfully referred to Col. [[underlined]] E. Whittlesey [[/underlined]] Asst Com'r for N. Carolina.
By command

J.S. Fullerton
Asst. Adj. Genl

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Charlotte N.C.
July 6" 1865

Armsby Lawrence
Chaplain 8" Minn
Requests that a lot of land may be given to society of Col'd people for establishing a church.  Does not define location or state terms for which such land might be bought

Red July 9" 1865 - Asst. Com. N.C. RF & AL.
A. 1

Transcription Notes:
Assumed what appears to be a fold in the middle is actually a page break. Hence the end page and start page notations in the transcription. - Lawrence Armsby, Chaplain of 8th Minnesota Infantry James Mitchell, Chaplain 178th, Ohio Voluntary Infantry @vleachman

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