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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,March 22-/66-

Mr. John Kimball.
Supt. Schools, Bureau &c.

Dear sir,

I am in due receipt of your favor of the 21st instant.

We are much obliged by the interest you take in our schools & in the education of the colored people generally.

You place us under new obligations by furnishing information in respect to the opening for a school, some four miles out of Alexandria, as also, by the promise of furnishing buildings, holli for the school & for the teachers.

The subject shall be brought before the Committee, next week, when, I doubt not, steps will be taken to supply the place with teachers.

[[underlined]] Will it be safe to put two female teachers there? [[/underlined]] These we can furnish without delay further than the necessary time for making ready & getting to the place. 

Very truly yours-
[[signature]] James J. Woolsey [[/signature]] 
Sec. Tch. Com.

P.S. The teachers we now commission must be supported. Hence we cannot commission the colored ladies. 
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