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Freedmen's Bureau Records: W. Storer How to Orlando Brown, December 11, 1865

How reports the creation of a board for trials involving free blacks in Staunton.

Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands,
Head Quarters, Sixth District, Virginia, Col. O. Brown
Asst. Commr.
Richmond, Va.

Dec 11th 1865

Winchester, Va.,


I have the honor to Report that a Board for the trial of cases in which Freedmen are concerned has been organized at Staunton, Va by the selection of,
Mr. William J. Dews, for Freedmen
Mr Harvey Risk, " Whites

I am, Colonel
Very Respectfully
Your Obt Servt

W. Storer How
Capt & AQM
Supt Sixth Dist.

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