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D.C. &c.
April 8th

Mr. Gustavus Brown.
Oakville, Md.

Dear Sir:
You are hereby authorized to use the lumber owned by this Bureau at Chaptico, St. Marys Co. Md. to aid in the construction of the school building at Oakville, St. Marys Co. Md.

By order of Bvt. Maj. Genl. O. O. Howard
[[signature]] W L Van Derlip [[/signature]]
Bvt. Maj. & Supt. of Education
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