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Correspondence, ledgers, and receipts

Part of Troutman family papers,

h ttt fLy1O 11dt1chf11 g P T G EL G1']. 10110 O 2 W11I'S is CEL G O B O OWj.11 C I R O l J L A. R . The Provost Niarshal General ot' the Unitctl States has instrne- l nrlcttl when these elaitns will he paitl, 'lhistltpcntls on two contin- tetl tlte lrovost Xlarshal oi l{tntttclt rtttnirtl ot` claimants. .\nswtr. An aflitlttvit tltat the claim- not," as the full name ot` tlte slave is not given; or that names are nnt has nt-ttr given tolnnt..ry aitl or rtniiiiirt to the reheliion, anti l'llllll*llllll*` This l*li`*'l lll Vlillllls $lll lll- lllFt$ U5 lllllll lwlt- that ht- will support tht- (io:trnintnt. This afliilarit must he sus- ble antlas tht- Post tltlitre ailtlress is not ;;ivtn wt- know not wlttrt tnintnl hy- the ;tili,littit ot' two rtspttt;ti,le witnesses setting torth to write to them. lartit~s, i\;;entsantl all others reatlin; this cir- that they Intro ht-en well attinaintetl with the applicant and that cnlar will please t`urnish us with tlte lost lwllli ltiievt that tl.titns tor slaves art- as _iust anti we presume will he tlt>ll<* lllilli will llc te wl mul? Ulillllls V*'l*l}' lll I-{U lllfllllc lll "**lllllll` p til as rt-a lily as other claims against tht- (ioverntnent. Parties sinners when aplitiintetl. lint initil recently there has lteen ne et'- who litt~. tilt.i t-taint: with as will please ltnnislt front time to tier ttntliorizing the giving ot` tertilit:itts *o owners unless they tint any- .t l litionztl titets they may have it~arntl [;tonttrnin; the nppearetl in person anti cstalilisltetl their loyalty. The tint ot` sl_ttt gl;tilllttl_ alter liling their tl;tims_ this may assist tts inlintl- most slaves leaving their homes without the consent oi` their iiiyiniiiy teh my i,_;n.l it not {nnnl_ th; ljtt oi` their giving owners, hut tcw l{ll()\\' Wltere to apply atlttl il` iltt} tlitl ill tlili`trtnt natnt-s than thtisr they were kltowtt hy at home. llltl_Y VUSU3 ll l`'lllll`*?l lll*ll`U Oxllcllilf lllilll lllcy `th0rS the ret-tntl ot` slaves innsteretl in, particularly in l{entutl;y. We or their final papers hatl afterwards to he preparetl to go lict`ore have in in our oflice a record ot` tlte 1Gth U. S. C`. l., organizetl at _ the commission, from these causes hut tew Jflililllilllli have hcen , tjlnrlisyillo, '[`t_~n_, gtutl rt ligt ol` ;tll slnvgs onlistotl thoro lroni the . fitrnishedcertificates. Thehlankspreparetlhyusf`urnishttl to agents ` ist of October lstiit to August 1864. All claims heretofore filed are not tlepentletl on as the final papers but only to i`itrnish tts with .lAs. l. Ftaxr. will he prosecuted hy tltis company. with gneh titcts as to enalile us to iiutl tlte retorl and itltnlil} tlte \\'o lint-e ngt-nts in nearly evt-ry county in the State to whom slave so as to enalile us to make oitt. tlte final papers lielorc sentl- elaintants are reterretl tor i`urther iniormation or to our oiiice, ini; them out to claimants lor tlicirsi;;natnrc, etc. llciiire tlte il- No. l2Z Jetl`erson Street, between stthantl Sth, with S. lil. BER- nal papers can he matic out the place ot` muster, numlicr of ltcg- , Xl\lll). J. W. CAlll)\\'ELL & CO. iniont; nntl Company must he ltnowtt iirtmt Ollltiitll il1li>l'lll1lll0lli l nm ngont, hir .I_ \\'_ C_titnwl-;t.t, X, Co., antl will attentl to all linnpc it, will he seen that hut very few Vlillllltlllle lll l{lllll*ltn elaiinants nttlli- Siimipl giutl gtnte that they only want. the certiliratc of lllll5l.0l', ing enquiry. lst. Whether provision has hecn tnatle hy Congrcii nntl in all cases giving their Post Oflice atltlress. All communica- tn ptty snelt claims. To this question we answer, yes, for all loyal Mons ,0 J_ _ CA,,,,,,.E,,,, & C0, will be ,,dd,.QsScd to me at this clrtimmtts in Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Marylinitl, llelaiviire ,,i,,,.(._ uml li Pnl-t otmottisinittttntl Virginia, sec See. 2ttli,tt<>f Ctiiigtrss Thu iingimtgt or the Ptmtist Mttrshttl of the lst, 2tl and 3d ,1,,,,,-(,t.,tt lrelnatttry 24th, 1864. 2tl. Will sncli elninni lie l=ii