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C S a, war Department,
Nitre and Mining Bureau,
Richmond. Va, March 7, 1864.

Wanted.--To hire, 400 Slaves or Free Negroes. Under a recent act of Congress slaves and free negroes can now be impressed for Government work. The Nitre and Mining Bureau need some four hundred hands, and will give the regular Government price.--$300, board and clothes. -- Parties hiring slaves to this bureau before the order of impressment will be credited with the number so hired in their quota under the call for negroes for any kind of Government service.

Whig, Examiner, Sentinel, Enquirer, and Lynchburg papers copy.

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