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April 7th

Mr. Geo. F. Payne.
Fairfield, Md.

Dear Sir:
Yours of the 31st ult. is at hand. If you write to John. A. Cole Esq. Secretary and Financial Agent of Howard University he will give you all information in relation to the land you mention.

I enclose a catalogue of Howard University.

Very Respectfully Yours
W. L. Van Derlip
Bvt. Maj. & Supt of Education
per J.Q. Crosby
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