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12/11/1862

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A.G. Mayers, Fort Washita, Choctaw Nation, to C.B. Johnson, Government Agent, Sherman, Texas

Mayers relays a request from Major Lanigan to have beef purchased for the post. Mayers writes that the post is "entirely out of corn and forage of all kinds" and requests something be sent to feed the animals there who are already "very poor and hardly fit for service." SMC.4.14