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FRANCIS GEORGE SHAW, President.
REV. W. G. HAWKINS, Corresponding Secretary.
E. C. ESTES, Sec. of Executive Committee and Business Agent.
REV. JAMES J. WOOLSEY, Sec. of Teachers and Finance Committees, to whom Letters in respect to Teachers and Agents should be addressed

National Freedman's Relief Association,
76 JOHN STREET, NEW YORK.

Boxes of Clothing should be marked N. F. R. A., 76 John Street, New York. Mark, also, on each box or barrel, the name of the place whence it is sent, and the name of the person sending it Send a List of its contents in each package, and a copy of the same by mail, to E. C. ESTES, Business Agent. 

Money should be sent in Bank Checks or Drafts, payable to JOSEPH B. COLLINS, Treasurer, 40 Wall Street, New York ; and all Letters relating to the business of the Association should be addressed to the appropriate Officers in their official capacity; while private letters should be indorsed "Personal." [[/preprinted]]

New York, Feb_26_ 1866_

Mr. John Kimball, 
Supt. Schools &c-

Dear Sir-

I am in due receipt of yours, of the 24th instant. We are much obliged by your careful attention to our Schools of Alexandria. Pleased to know you are so favorably impressed, both in respect to our teachers & schools. 

We have just sent another teacher to that city, Miss Harriet M. Webster. Shall be ready to send two or three more to Alexandria, provided they are wanted if you can prepare for them schools & lodging etc-

Please all the attention of Mr. Alvord to this fact. Perhaps more new Schools may be opened.

We have written for a Principal, for the leading school in A. He will fill the place vacated by transferring Mr. Fish to another field. His wife will act as Matron. It is thought to be better ^[[insert]] that [[/insert]] he should have a Matron at the Home, than to suffer the care of the house to devolve upon the teachers. Grateful for your kind suggestions & proffer of aid.

Very truly Yours,
[[signature]] James J. Woolsey [[/signature]]
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