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Sept 29 4

Anthony W. Pryer

Waterloo Ills

Dear Sir:

In answer to your favor of the

21st instant. I regret to say that it is not

in my power to give you the position you desire.

As will be seen by my proclamation all "[illegible]"

revised under present call will be assigned

for duty to all old regiments. The officers

of the regiment raised for State service have

been elected by the regiment.

I will place your application

on file for further "[illegible]"

Very Respectfully

Your Obedt Servt

Richard Yates