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Washington Dec 21st 1865

Mr. Kimball

Dear Sir
Miss Towle reported to me today that you had informed her that she could be furnished with a stove for her school room if applied for. There are two rooms, used for the children during school hours, the room used for the School is so small that all the children [[strikethrough]] th [[?]] [/strikethrough]] cannot be kept in the room during the regular school hours, the number has been divided so as to have a portion of the children at a time, the remainder of the children have to be in the next room.

Both Stoves are worn out; if stoves could be sent out immediately it would oblige us very much. In their worn out condition, much

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