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contributed considerable sums, towards the church edifice, still unfinished of the white Methodists.  Of course, no part of this money will be refunded.

Only a few of the colored people of the place, belong to the Presbyterian, Episcopal & Baptist churches.

Will you please direct your reply, to Capt. Benton, Superintendent of Contraband.

We are very Respectfully,
Your friends,
Lawrence Armsby Chaplain 8th Min.
James Mitchell Chaplain 178th OVI

Transcription Notes:
Lawrence Armsby, Chaplain of 8th Minnesota Infantry James Mitchell, Chaplain 178th, Ohio Voluntary Infantry

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