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692

Bureau Refugees Freedmen and Abandoned Lands
Office Superintendent of Education D.C.
Washington   March 14th 1870.

[[underlined]] Mitchell  Rev. W. F. [[/underlined]] 
New York.

Dear Sir

Swan has just sent me the enclosed order to pay his book account.  The account can be sent to me or to Messrs Cushing & Bailey Baltimore, Md.

Yours Respectfully
Bvt. Major and Supt. of Education.

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693

Bureau Refugees Freedmen and Abandoned Lands
Office Superintendent of Education D.C.
Washington, March 14th 1870.

[[underlined]] Corson  Col. R. R. [[/underlined]] 
Philadelphia, Pa.

Dear Sir

I am obliged to leave town Wednesday morning to be gone some two weeks, so if you have not mailed the check today, please it payable to the order of the Genl. Supt. Mr. J. W. Alvord.

Yours Respectfully
Bvt. Major and Supt. of Education.

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694

Bureau Refugees Freedmen and Abandoned Lands
Office Superintendent of Education D.C.
Washington, March 15th 1870.

[[underlined]] Somers  Isaiah W. [[/underlined]] 
Forktown, Md.

Dear Sir

Please forward a report of your school at Dames Quarter made out on one of the blanks which were sent you a few days since.

Very Respectfully Yours
Bvt. Major and Supt. of Ed:
per J. Q. Crosby

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695

Bureau Refugees Freedmen and Abandoned Lands
Office Superintendent of Education D.C.
Washington, March 13th 1870.

[[underlined]] Somers  Mr. Isiah W. [[/underlined]] 
Forktown, Md.

Dear Sir,

Yours of 15 is received.  I will send you blanks to make out the returns on.

A "paying school" is one that numbers at least 30 scholars.  We shall be obliged to close all schools that do not have that number.

Yours Respectfully
Bvt. Major and Supt. of Education.

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696

Bureau Refugees Freedmen and Abandoned Lands
Office Superintendent of Education D.C.
Washington, March 16th 1870.

[[underlined]] Stickney  Geo. W. Esqr. [[/underlined]] 
Washington, D.C.

Dear Sir,

Please disburse enclosed check for $918.90/100 in the following manner, viz:-

Wm. Ballantyne | Cash | $39.38
Cushing & Bailey | Check | 28.53
Jane Knight | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Mary E. Cornish | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
James H. Brooks | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Levin W. Gaines | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 8.95
Jane S. Allen | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Florence K. West | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Susan Morris | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Matilda Bond | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Noah J. Lewis | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Jane Knight | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
James T. Bracy | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Phinia C. Crisfield | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Annie R. Thompson | on Cash | 19.90 To be deposited.
Mary E. Lyon | Check | 10.29
Pauline Allen | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Emma J. Whittington | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
R. C. Moss | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Mary E. Watson | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 20.00
Wm. H. Foster | " [[ditto for: Check]] | 22.20
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