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    [Texas C.S.A.] John S. "RIP" Ford Broadside: Orders No. 25. One page, 4.75" x 8.75", Austin, November 19, 1863. Issued by Col. John S. Ford from the headquarters of the "Conscript Service," forwarding an order from the Headquarters Bureau of Conscription, Department Trans-Mississippi rescinding his previously issued General Order No. 4: "The Brig. Gen. directs me to say that he thinks it imprudent to confer upon Enrolling Officers the powers given them by the order in question..." Ford directs his officers to send the "lists of all the men furloughed under Order No. 4, with a brief statement of the reasons for granting the furlough in each case." Signed in type, "John S. Ford".

    Condition: Light dampstaining, with a few stray ink stains. Light creasing, and light chipping and tearing at margins.

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    12th Saturday
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