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1/6 | 1 Subsistence Dept.  Maj. Geo. Bell, Comy. Sub. | Washington D.C.  Jany. 6, 1868.  Encloses a list of persons purchasing Subsistence Stores under Circular No.7, July 13th 1865 and asks if their names are on the list recently sent to the Com'y. Gen'l. of Subsistence.

1/27 | 2 * Sharp Rev. C.W.  Teacher.  File | Charleston West Va.  Jany. 18, 1868.  Forwards three school reports and reports in relation to his own school, refers to delays in the erection of new school building and to opposition from one [[underlined]] "Fisher" [[/underlined]] and others in establishing schools and to action of trustees in expelling from school all over 21 years and requests to be informed how the matter should be disposed of.

- | 3 * Sharp Rev. C.W.  Teacher.  File | Charlestown West Va.  Feby. 4, 1868.  Reports receipt of letter of January 25th and states that [[underlined]] Mr. Nodine [[/underlined]] is mistaken about his "writing that school house has been built &c."  Makes explanation in regard to reports and mentions the different schools now in operation.  Reports difficulties in the way of the completion of school house and opposition to his continuing as teacher, which is inspired by the rebel element.  Asks to be directed how to proceed in case of further trouble.  States that the 170 scholars in Charlestown require a capable white teacher, but that the school authorities prefer colored to white teachers without regard to qualifications.  Reports himself sick for past few days.

- | 4 * Stamp M.R.  File | Nottingham  Feb'y. 14th 1868.  States the progress made by the colored people in building school house and church and what is needed for their completion.
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