Jasper Co

To Seaborn Hawk,
greeting ...

You are hereby appointed Captain of patrol division No. 1 of the 363 district G.M. You have the following married men placed on your list and subject to your order - to wit,

Joel Daws
W. C. Leverett
Josiah Spears
A. L. Davidson
James Malone
Thomas Spearman
Aris Newton Jr.
James Robey
M. Harris

And if they, or any of them disobey, you are required to report to me.

Given under my hand and seal this Feb 13th 1853

James M. Newton J.P.