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Ellen and Eliza Cooke left Athens, TN, with General Sherman's army in 1863 [during the Civil War].

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Scott, from Humboldt, TN, is in Memphis. His wife and daughter had come to Memphis two months earlier, in August 1868, and he hopes to meet them there.

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Paine left four years ago [ca. 1870, during Reconstruction] to work on the railroad, below Chattanooga, TN.

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Wright, of Knoxville, TN, "left" his children at Fairfax Courthouse, Culpeper County, VA. He "belonged to" Judge John C. Greene. His wife, Betsy, "belonged to" John Stone, 12 miles from there.

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His children were named Lucinda, Malinda, James, Myner, Charles, Kate, George, Isy, and Hamp. Wright was raised in Culpeper County, VA. His first master was Jack Greene, a judge in Richmond, VA. His second master was John Stone.

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They "are somewhere in the South." [They were presumably sold south before the Civil War]. Their names were Charles Thomas, Henry Wright, James Nelson, Minor Franklin, Isaac Williams, Hamp Conway, and Luncinda.

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Murray was "formerly with" [enslaved by?] John Cloyd, of Fayette County, TN. Information of his whereabouts is wanted at office of Humes & Poston, [attorneys] in Memphis, TN.

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Peter [surname illegible] searching for the Isaac Rosser family, of LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia.

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William Snyder, age 12, left his home in Harrisburg, PA, in August 1868 to go to Sunday school. Has been missing for over a week. Ad placed in 1868, during Reconstruction.

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Patton was brought from Jackson, TN, to Leon County, FL, about 40 years ago [ca. 1843], as an enslaved young man. His mother's name was Nellie Holmes, and his brothers were Tom and Littleton.
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