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nor window-sash in place: - house thus far finished for one year past. Sashes, & c. on hand. A great deal more lumber there than is needed.

The land on which to place the house was promised by James Macray, a colored man, to the Colored People, but he, it seems, has become angry at something the People or Trustees have done or not done, and says now that the people shall not have the land except by paying for it- and only then by taking the whole lot- 2 1/2 or 2 1/4 acres, at $100 per acre! 

There is therefore no lot secured. Something decisive ought to be done.

In the first place, the house is not more than one-half large enough for the Trappe School, and I question whether it would not be better to remove the building to some other locality, and when Trappe obtains a lot, give it a larger house. 

At Trappe, as at St. Michaels, the lumber is exposed to the weather, and ought to be looked after. Some one is needed to continue the traveling - work of the
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