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N8 R.F. & A.L. Vol 14, 1869. Raleigh, No. Carolina [[underlined]] January 20th [[/underlined]] 1869 [[underlined]] North Carolina [[/underlined]] Bvt Lt. Col. J. F. Chur Asst. Commr. Inquires whether in transfer of buildings for school purposes to Board of Trustees, there is any objection to one or more (not exceeding a minority) of the Board being white persons Recommends that in such cases as school erected at Raleigh for Miss [[underlined]] Martha Mason [[/underlined]] and the one at High Shoals for Mrs [[underlined]] Admiral Wilkes, [[/underlined]] a white person may represent the interest of those who have hitherto been interested in the welfare of the freedmen, &c &c [[stamp]] BUREAU R. F. & A L * WASHINGTON * JAN 22 1869 [[/stamp]] [[end page]] [[start page]] [[stamp]] War Department, Bureau Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands. Washington, Jan 22 1869 Respectfully [[/stamp]] referred to Genl H. M. Whittelsey, Chief Quartermaster. By order of Bvt. Maj. Genl Howard [[signature]] E. Whittlesey [[/signature]] A.A.A. General E.B. 134. Vol. 1. 1869. War Dept. BRF & AL Office Chf Qr Master Washington Jany 25, 1869 Respectfully returned to Bt Lt. Col. Jacob F. Churr, Asst. Comm BRFAL, N.C. remarking that as transfers of buildings for school purposes to Boards of Trustees or others, will be made only on the orders of the Commissioner in each case presented, it is not deemed necessary to make any general decision covering the points within stated By command of Bvt. Maj Genl O O Howard USA Commissioner [[signature]] Henry M Whittelsey [[/signature]] CQM BRFAL [[stamp]] REC'D H'D Q'RS BU R.F. & A L. NORTH CAROLINA. [[?]] 1869 [[/stamp]] [[stamp]] [[?]] [[/stamp]]
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