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Freedmen's Bureau Records: U. D. Poe to P. P. Cleveland, April 30, 1867

Poe asks Cleveland for the particulars regarding a marriage between a woman who once belonged to Cleveland, Peggy Brown, and a man named Ben.

April 30 th 1867

Spring Hill

Dear Sir

I have living with me one of your original servants she calls her name Peggy Brown or Jackson when she belongs to you She has a Black man named ben he is no count to her or her children & She wants to leave him & he says he was married to her according to laws I want you if you please to let me know the facts if you please state all the particulars & mutch obliged

your friend

U. D. Poe

P. S. Peggy says she wants to live soon there Mr. P. P. Cleveland

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