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The Freedmens Bureau
In Response To: The Valley of The Shadow ()


* Thomas P. Jackson to John A. McDonnell, May 30, 1867

Jackson tries to locate the parents of 16-year-old ex-slave Alice Moore, Roderick Moore and Sally Moore

* Thomas P. Jackson to Joseph Milstead, June 4, 1867

Jackson writes Milstead to report that "Peyton Harris complains of bad treatment of his child by your wife," and Jackson threatens Milstead if such treatment continues.

* C. S. Compton to Unknown, June 18, 1867

Compton forwards information about the whereabouts of Roderick Ham and Sally Bess to help locate separated ex-slave family members.

* Thomas P. Jackson to Unknown, July 10, 1867

Jackson writes to investigate the legal legitimacy of Marian Hall's daughter continuing to be bound out to S. C. Slaven.

* Thomas P. Jackson to John A. McDonnell, July 10, 1867

Jackson forwards information to headquarters regarding the case of Marian Hall, a freedman trying to regain custody of his daughter who was taken from him while a slave.

* C. R. McDonnald[?] to J. W. Sharp, July 22, 1867

McDonnald reports that he can find no documentation of a legitimate court decision to "bind Mary Gordon to Stewart C Slaven."

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