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The Daily Dispatch: May 10, 1864., [Electronic resource], The movement on Richmond--two more Repulses of the enemy by Gen Lee — affairs on the Southside — feint at Drewry's Bluff — fight expected near Petersburg Today — the Central Railroad Tapped, &c, &c. (search)
r that he or she needs the services of said contraband in some legitimate employment. All contrabands remaining in the city in contravention of this order after April 1, will be removed to the contraband encampment. The word contraband is hereby defined to mean all persons formerly slaves who are not now in the employ of theomes, and be separated forever. Some old citizens, living here for forty years, say they never saw so much sorrow and distress in Natchez as they saw on the 1st day of April.--Many of the freed people were heard to say they never had been so hardly treated by their masters. Whole families had lived together with their masters, bu order. Another sad effect of the execution of this order is that it has nearly broken up the free schools of the colored people in the city. Before the 1st of April there were more than 600 colored children attending schools here, which had been established and were sustained by the liberality of the friends of freedom in