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[[preprinted]] FRANCIS GEORGE SHAW, - - President. [[strikethrough]] CRAMMON KENNEDY, - Corresponding Sec'y. JOSEPH B. COLLINS, - - - Treasurer. E. C. ESTES, - - - Business Agent. HENRY A. DIKE, - Chairman Executive Com. [[/strikethrough]] GEORGE C. WARD, - " [[ditto for Chairman]] Finance " [[ditto for Com.]] J.M. McKIM - - " [[ditto for Chairman]] Teacher's " [[ditto for Com.]] NEW YORK BRANCH FREEDMANS UNION COMMISSION, [[strikethrough]] No. 30 Vesey Street [[/strikethrough]] (LATE NATIONAL FREEDMAN'S RELIEF ASSOCIATION.) ^[[North Shore,]] New York, ^[[Jan. 29th]] 18^[]. [[/preprinted]] Major W.L. Vanderlip Supt. &c. Washington, D.C. Sir: I have received a note from Miss Narcissa George, the young lady who went to Forrestville, saying that she cannot remain there on account of the poor accomodations and will leave for home on Monday! Mr. Crasby told me, & I told the lady who engaged Miss George for us in Philadelphia, that a man was required at Forrestville, but she wrote me that this young woman was accustomed to 'roughing it' & she thought she would succeed. Whether ^[[insert]] or not [[/insert]] she consulted Miss George on the subject, I do not know, but if she did not, the latter is not so much to blame in becoming discouraged so early. Do you
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