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Marshal,District of Eastern Arkansas.Helena, July 24. Captain: You will please show to the young girl who accompanies the order to your headquarters the contrabands that were turned over to you by the officer of the gunboat last evening. You will allow her to fetch nine (9) back to this office of the number that were turned over to you, and which will be recognized as her mother's negroes by her. By order of Brigadier-General Ross. M. G. Townsend, Capt. and Provost-Marshal. --Monteith, Lieutenant. Immediately on receiving the above the superintendent directed the writer who represents him to proceed to the office of the Provost Marshal and ask Mr. Townsend for a copy of General Ross's order. His reply was that General Ross had been at his office and made the order verbal; it was no written order from the General. The writer stated to Mr. Townsend that Mr. Sawyer wanted the order, as he would give free papers to the colored persons in question. Mr. Townsend r