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from persons who have forage for sale, giving a receipt for the same, and retain a duplicate receipt, which he will present to the assistant quartermaster at Cape Girardeau for settlement.

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By order of Brigadier General George D. Wagner:

H. HANNAHS,

Major Fiftieth Missouri Volunteers and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

June 7, 1865- 11. 10 a. m.

Brevet Major- General SANBORN,

Springfield, Mo.:

Please turn over your command to the officer next in rank, and report tome in person without delay. Acknowledge receipt.

JOHN POPE,

Major-General.

SPRINGFIELD, MO., June 7, 1865.

(Received 2. 12 p. m.)

Major-General POPE:

GENERAL: Your telegram ordering me to report to you in person without delay has been received, and the officer next in rank is at the post of Mount Vernon. I will, however, be able to leave here on Friday or Saturday morning.

JOHN B. SANBORN,

Major- General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DIST. OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI, Numbers 140.

Springfield, Mo., June 7, 1865.

1. Colonel John D. Allen, Fifteenth Missouri Cavalry Volunteers, will, upon receipt of this order, turn over his command to the officer next in rank, and will then proceed to this post and assume command of the district, retaining the same until further orders.

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By order of Bvt. Major General John B. Sanborn:

WM. T. KITTREDGE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF SOUTHWEST MISSOURI,

Springfield, Mo., June 7, 1865.

Colonel J. F. McMAHAN,

Sixteenth Missouri Cavalry Volunteers, Commanding Post:

COLONEL: I am directed to call Your attention to the fact that complaints are constantly being made by citizens of this county of lawless and disorderly conduct on the part of soldiers presumed to belong to the garrison at this post. A system of petty laundering and pilfering is carried on throughout the town and the adjoining country, and citizens are threatened and even fired at if they attempt to protect