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the neighbourhood with a New York family, — or rather a family recently from the State of New York, — with whom she has lived for the last 9 years. She is abundantly capable of teaching & very anxious to do so, but cannot give her time to the work without a sufficient compensation to support her.

Mr Benjamin H. Alsop (with whom she lives) offers to give an acre of ground & such timbers for the house as his forests may furnish, but the freedmen in the neighbourhood are unable even with this aid to erect a house.

Does the Bureau do any thing now in the