Benjamin F. Butler to John Wolcott Phelps

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Transcription : Megan Resnick

Published by: University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Center for Digital Initiatives on 2011-11-04

Fortress Monroe

July 16th 1861

to Col. Phelps

Commanding Newport News, Va
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the negroe Roys Nicholas Colbert & Charles Stepheny are to be sent to this Port and to report at my office by first Boat they are not to be sent away from Fort Monroe a soldier will of course be sent with them.

Benj F. Butler
Comd Genl

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