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

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.

Boxes of Clothing should be marked N. R. 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]]

July 7/66

John Kimball, Esq
Supt. of Schools. 

Dear Sir.

The subject, of receiving from the Bureau the Industrial School of Alexandria, is a matter which must have the action of the Executive Committee. I can therefore, at this time only speak in general terms.

As a Branch of the Commission, we desire to enlarge our operations at Alexandria, Va, & shall hold ourselves under still increasing obligations to you, for all you may do in [[underlined]] preparing the way for us [[/underlined]], in that city.

I think the Executive will be disposed to look with favor whom your suggestion of turning the Industrial School over to this Association.

We shall need the buildings as you are pleased to point out to us, the "Rest" &c., & most respectfully solicit your personal aid & influence in securing them, for a term of years, to the interest of this Association.

Should other Societies be disposed to transfer their Schools at A., to us. we promise to do, what we shall be able, to make them all that can be justly anticipated for all them. We will bring the matter ^[[insert]] of industrial schools [[/insert]] before the Executive Com. 

Yours very truly,
[[signature]] James Woolsey. [[/signature]]
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