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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
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enn., in a note to Andrew Johnson, Governor of that State, says: The bearer, (colored,) Jane Woodall, is my house-servant. She is a slave, claimed by Christopher Woodall, a resident of Tennessee. It is said that he is disloyal, and on a previous occasion the military authorities prevented him from taking her. Has Mr. WooMr. Woodall any right, under the President's Proclamation, and military law, to take this woman? It strikes me not, as we have taken possession of rebel property without compensation. Requesting your decision in the premises, I am, Governor, very respectfully, your obedient servant. the Governor's response. Executive office, Nashville, Tenn., November 18, 1868. Respectfully returned. If the girl referred to within is willing to return with Mr. Woodall, she should be allowed to go, but, if not willing, she will not be compelled to go with him. Andrew Johnson, Military Governor. In accordance with an order from the War Department, Major-General