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"2. If the Superintendent could have a little fund to be disposed of, under Gen. Brook[[strikethrough]]'[[/strikethrough]]s's advice, to give to meritorious Private Schools, they would be rendered more efficient, and we could better control them. 

"3. Some communities [[underlined]] cannot [[/underlined]] raise money enough to pay all expenses, and a little money, for a year,  [[underlined]] for Salaries [[/underlined]] would be wisely bestowed. 

"4. That it would be better and cheaper if The Eastern Associations could be induced to make (with his consent) the Disbursing Officer of the Bureau the Agent to pay their money to The Maryland Teachers. 

"5. That the Supt. of Schools be permitted to have a small fund at his disposal, called The "Premium- Fund", to be used to secure Premiums for excellent conduct and attainments." 

Very Respy,
[[signature]]  Wm. Howard Day, [[/signature]]
Supt. of Schools.

For Brig. Gen. C. H. Howard. }
Washington, D.C.             }
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