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Wayland Seminary
Washington D.C.
May 31th 1869

Rev John Kimball
Sup't of Education

Dear Sir:
The school to which I belong, having closed, I have four months for vacation. I desire to spend them in teaching school. So I make application to you for employment during that time. I taught school last summer at Budds Ferry, Charles County Maryland. I'd be very glad to get an appointment to teach the same school this summer ie if it should meet your approbation. The friends of the school as I am informed are very anxious for my return. I'll be [[strikethrough]] am [[/strikethrough]] ready to go as soon as I can get
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