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stricken off; and, second, if not properly off, should they not be immediately added to the enrollment again?

H. NEIDE,

Lieutenant Colonel 13th V. R. C., Actg. Asst. Prov. March General

WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, February 4, 1865.

A true copy.

N. L. JEFFRIES,

Colonel, Veteran Reserve Corps.

[Fourth indorsement.]

WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., January 13, 1865.

Respectfully returned to Mr. Coggeshall, commissioner Second District of Rhode Island, through Lieutenant Colonel H. Neide, acting assistant provost-marshal-general.

The decision within is correct. A man must be enrolled somewhere, and it is his duty when changing his residence to see that he is enrolled in the district to which he removes, and forward satisfactory evidence to the Board of former district, who will not areca his name until such evidence is received.

By order of the Provost-Marshal-General:

GEO. E. SCOTT,

Captain, Veteran Reserve Corps.

A true copy.

N. L. JEFFRIES,

Colonel, Veteran Reserve Corps.

[Circular No. 16.*] WAR DEPT., OFFICE PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL, Washington, D. C., January 9, 1865.

Lieutenant Colonel HORACE NEIDE,

Actg. Asst. Provost-Marshal-General, Providence, R. I.:

COLONEL: The Provost-Marshal-General directs that you require your provost-marshal, in considering claims for exemption on the ground of non-residence, to conform to the provisions of Circular No. 16, of 1864.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

N. L. JEFFRIES,

Colonel, Veteran Reserve Corps.

A true copy.

N. L. JEFFRIES,

Colonel, Veteran Reserve Corps.

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND,

OFFICE ACTG. ASST. PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL,

Providence, January 25, 1865.

Brigadier General JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of a communication from the Provost-Marshal-General's Bureau, 17th instant,

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*See April 29, 1864, p.249.

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