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the Supt. of Schools, in order that the colored people in the different Counties, may, in love, be stirred up to good feeling and  good workers. Scolding does not accomplish much - but generally, kindness and firmness bind them to us with hooks of steel.

I would also refer Gen. C. H. Howard to the report of my visitations to various Counties. This Report was for the Quarters ending March 31st and June 30th 1868.

In my latest Quarterly Report I made the following

"Suggestions:-

"1. I would respectfully suggest, that if the Superintendent could be able to say to the people of a place, as an incentive to labor with us in this Educational Work, We have so much money which we can apply to assist you" - it would draw the people nearer to us, and enable us to more completely systematize the work of Education. 

"2.
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