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A marriage certificate issued by the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865.

Transcription:

By authority vested in me by the Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees,
Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, acting in pursuance of the law of Congress Act,
March 3rd 1865,
I have united in matrimony
Mr Peter Thompson [illegible]
Miss Maria Hall [illegible]

Done at Gratitude Plantation[?]
Parish of West Feliciana State of La.,
this 28th day of January 1867

E. J. Lewis
Regt. of
[illegible] of Freedmen
for West Feliciana Parish, La.