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Bureau R.F. and A.L.,
Office Supt. Education, D.C. &c.
Washington, December 23d 1869.

[[underlined]] Whittington  Miss E. J. [[/underlined]] 
Elkton, Md.

Miss:

I send you a school register and blanks. Please report your school at the end of this month, and forward it on the 1st of the month, &c.

You should order books of [[underlined]] Messrs Cushings and Bailey, [[/underlined]] 262 Baltimore, St. Baltimore. They will send them according to your directions, and at your risk, and will hold me responsible for the bill which I shall pay and deduct from your salary.

You must sell the books to your pupils or their parents, at a price sufficient to cover all expenses. When you send them your order, you must send this letter.

Very respectfully, Yours,
W. L. VanDerlip,
Bvt. Maj. and Supt. Education
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436

Bureau R.F. and A.L.,
Office Supt. Education, D.C., &c.
Washington, December 23d 1869.

[[underlined]] Hatton  Miss Josephine .[[/underlined]] 
Oxen Run, Md.

Miss:

The Society that pays your salary have sent us their bill for rental of school houses, and have included your school. We cannot allow the payment of this account until we receive your reports. Your report for November should have been forwarded to this office on the first day of this month. We wrote you about two weeks ago but have heard nothing from you. Will you please inform us immediately whether you are teaching or not.

Very Respectfully, Yours,
W. L. VanDerlip,
Bvt. Maj. and Supt. Education.

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Bureau R.F. and A.L.,
Office Supt. Education, D.C. &c.
Washington, December 23d 1869.

[[underlined]] Griffing  Mr. David N. [[/underlined]] 
Chespeake City, Md.

Dear Sir:

Will you please inform us why your teacher does not send us her school report for November? It should have been forwarded to this office on the first day of this month.

We have written her, but can get no reply, and we have heard nothing from her for a long time. Please answer immediately.

Very Respectfully, Yours,
D. G. Swaim
Bvt. Maj. U.S.A., A.D.C., and 
Act. Supt. Education.

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Bureau R.F. and A.L.,
Office Supt. Education, D.C. &c.
Washington December 22d 1869.

[[underlined]] Cornish  Miss Mary E. [[/underlined]] 
West River, Md.

Miss:

Please find enclosed check for eighteen and 26/100 dollars ($18.26/100) the amount due you up to Dec. 1st after deducting bills for books. Please sign enclosed recipt and return it with your next report.

Very Respectfully, Yours,
W. L. VanDerlip
Bvt. Maj. and Supt. Education.

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Bureau R.F. and A.L.,
Office Supt. Education, D.C. &c.
Washington, December 22d 1869.

[[underlined]] Gaines  Levin W. [[/underlined]] 
Piscataway, Md.

Dear Sir:

I enclose check for four and 74/100 dollars ($4.74/100) the amount due you 

Transcription Notes:
VanDerlip most likely one word, rather than Van Derlip. (I've got a question about this in to Transcribe SI right now.) -- Beth

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