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[[preprinted]] War Department, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, OFFICE [[strikethrough]] GENERAL [[/strikethrough]] SUPERINTENDENT EDUCATION, ^[[D.C. &c.]] Washington,^[[ May 21st]] 1870 [[/preprinted]] Bvt. Brig. Genl. H. M. Whittelsey .A. A. A. General. General: I have the honor to request that an appropriation of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.) be made to aid in building School House at Salem, Queen Anne Co. Md. I enclose deed of School lot. Very Respectfully Your Obedient Servant, [[signature] W. L. VanDerlip [[/signature]] Bvt. Maj. & Supt. of Education.
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